The Ottawa Herald from Ottawa, Kansas on February 8, 1963 · Page 5
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The Ottawa Herald from Ottawa, Kansas · Page 5

Ottawa, Kansas
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Friday, February 8, 1963
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~^ Sunday School Lesson More To Religion Than Just Peace we so SMITH The Uniform Sunday School lesson for February 10: "HELPERS IN JESUS' MINISTRY," Mark 6:1-56. By ROY L SMITH There is a preacher within the circle of my acquaintanceship who is so enamored of that phase of the Christian gospel which promises inner assurance to the believer that it is said of him that no matter what his sermon may be, it always goes back to the text, "My peace I leave with you." That there is a place in good religion — and a large place—for preaching peace of mind is perfectly ture. But there is a very grave danger that may become fascinated by this aspect of the Christian message that we lose sight of its opposite — that the Christian gospel is a declaration of war on all that is evil and unrighteous. Certainly, t h e Christian is assured of peace of mind, but he is also assured of crosses, burdens, opposition, struggle, and finally death. When Jesus issued his challenge, he said, "If any man would come after me, let him take up his cross." Miss Elsie Ferris one of the famous lawyers of California, became a Christian quite a number of years subsequent to entering the practice of law, as a result of a terrifying experience in Yucatan, in which she saw a companion fall to her death from the side of one of the great pyramids. In describing her Christian experience to me, she said, "I do not go to church on Sunday morning to be assured of peace of mind. I go to get my marching orders for the week!" That's it! Marching orders! If the New Testment record of Jesus' teachings means anything, it means that he sent his followers out into the world to change things. Very evidently he was not satisfied with things as they were. He could never be content with the suffering, the self-righteousness, and the unbrotherliness he saw all about him. He believed there was a better way for men to live than the way they were living. And I am convinced that if he were to appear, today, in Washington, London, Berlin, New Delhi, or "You Moscow, he people have would say. missed the Can Enroll For Adult Classes Persons interested in enrolling in adult evening education classes at Ottawa High are invited to attend organizational meetings at 7:30 p.m., Tuesday, Feb. 12. Classes will be offered in welding and machine metal for tradesmen, basic electricity for tradesmen, wood repair and refinishing and beginning typing. Prospective enrollees are to meet with the instructors in the following places: Welding and machine metal, Room 410, Junior High School: wood repair and refinishing, Boom 416, Junior High School; basic electricity, Room 201, senior high school; Beginning typing, Room 313, Senior High School. Fees for the courses will be discussed at the meeting. The welding and electricity classes will be limited to tradesmen with a few exceptions. The other classes are open to the general public. Kansas Minister Receives Honor INDIANAPOLIS (AP)-A Kansas small town minister whose church membership grew 20 per cent while the town lost 10 per cent was named 1963 Rural Minister of the Year today by the Christian Churches (Disciples of Christ). The Rev. Clifford Ray Pritchard will receive the award March S in the church he has served for five years in Highland, Kan. The pastor also serves a church in Iowa Point, Kan., visits hospital patients within an 80-mile radius and operates an amateur radio station, WNYT, in his spare time. whole point of living. I have come to show you how to really have life while you live." And he would meet the same opposition and from the same sources, with which he had such a disastrous experience on the occasion of his first appearance among us. All of which is to say that it is the Christian's business to make changes in those situations and conditions of which Christ did, and of which he would, disapprove. It was said of a young preacher who had just arrived to begin his first pastorate, that "he takes naturally to luxury." And because of his eagerness to avail himself of every comfort he suf fered greatly in the estimation ol the community. But tell me, I pray you, why is it so impious on the part of the preacher when he seeks out the luxurious, and such a mark of distinction when the layman achieves the same degree of lux ury? Genuine piety is quite inde pendent of luxury. He who is genuinely devoted to his Lore More People Buy WURLITZER PIANOS than any other make BUTLER'S mows, as Paul did, "how to be exalted and how to be abased." There are those lay people with housands in the savings bank, who think it is a sign of his secularism if they discover that the jreacher also has money in the same savings bank. Moreover, there are those laymen who seem to think it is a >art of their Christian responsi- )ility to keep their preacher anxious about his personal financial affairs. There is, for example, the story of the'old man who prayed, very devoutly each morning, "Lord, keep our pastor nimble, and we will keep him poor." He is the most faithful Chris- ;ian who most surely shares his Lord's concerns. If Jesus was concerned about the little children, how can we be indifferent when we hear about little one who are hungry? If Jesus held conceit and self- righteousness in contempt, how can we afford to be guilty of such sins? If Jesus* concern took in the whole world, how far short of that limit do we dare stop? If Jerusalem brought tears to Jesus' eyes, how does he expect us to feel about our home town? It is not the aim of Christianity to provide us with peace of mind, but with righteous concerns. Freeze Damage To Livestock TOPEKA (AP) - Young livestock suffered unusual freeze damage and losses in Kansas in the past week's cold spell, the Kansas Crop and Livestock reporting Service said Tuesday. Feed was used liberally but remains in adequate supply. Milk and egg production was driven to an unseasonable low by the extreme cold and top growth of winter wheat and barley was frozen back to ground level. Whisker Bags For Astronauts SAN ANTONIO, Tex. (AP) Astronauts will have to bag their whiskers after shaving on a spaceship—to prevent them from floating around the cabin and creating a fuzzy haze. That's the word from Dr. Stanley C. White, a key scientist in the man-to-the-moon venture. White says electric razors are being considered for use by astronauts because, for one thing, wa- ter will be at a premium. And, he says, with no water for a man- sized rinse, dried soap might irritate an astronaut's skin. And unless corralled, he told a news conference Wednesday at the Space Medicine Symposium at Brooks Air Force Base, the shaved off whiskers — weightless, just like everything else aboard— would float around freely, creating at least a nuisance. Other space buffs speculated that free-floating whiskers might even gum up the works in delicate electronic gear aboard the ship. Dr. White, of the space agency's manned spacecraft center, got into the celestial shaving discussion in relating plans for the personal hygiene and other care of astronauts who participate in the Gemini program. THE OTTAWA HERALD Friday, February 9, MM That's the venture in which two* man crews will orbit the earth for periods up to two weeks as a prelude to the moon flight "Why shave at all on a apace ship?" a newsman asked. "Because the beard acts as a collector of debris and dead skin," said White, "they'll need to shave. "But they must gather the whiskers and put them in .aomt kind of a container." VALENTINES The Finest By HALLMARK 318 S. Main CH 2-3024 Bennett's Flavor -of-the- Month Not His Fault She Can't Kiss SPRINGFIELD, Mo. (AP) After she had a wisdom tooth extracted in June of 1960, Mrs. David Hashagen claimed, she lost feeling in her jaw, chin and lips. It even impaired her ability to kiss, she alleged. Her $30,000 damage suit against the dentist, Dr. Paul Bunch, came to trial yesterday. Near the end of the day, Circuit Judge William R. CoUinson directed the jury to bring in a verdict for Dr. Bunch. "I think it is a matter of law that the plaintiff has not proved the defendant was guilty of negligence," the judge ruled. Available at all BENNETT Retail Dealers at the BENNETT RETAIL ICE CREAM STORE COFFEE -• HOT CHOCOLATE PEPSI -- ROOT BEER MALTS - SHAKES -- SUNDAES HAMBURGERS — CHEESEBURGERS CHILI — CONEYS — FRENCH FRIES PORK TENDERLOIN — HOT DOGS Retoil Ice Cream Store CH 2-4974 212 N. Main COLLEGE BASKETBALL Exciting Game i at OTTAWA SATURDAY NIGHT February 9th OTTAWA UNIVERSITY "BRAVES" Vs. Vorsity Game Time 7:30 STERLING COLLEGE WARRIORS it. WILSON FIELDHOUSE of Ottawa University Follow Each Exciting Play! This Athletic Activity Message Is Sponsored by Ottawa University and the Following Civic Boosters A & P SUPER MARKET The Great Atlantic & Pacific Tea Company BENNETT CREAMERY CO. BEST TRUCK LINES, INC. (Nelce Isham) BROWN'S HARDWARE & Sporting Goods BRUCE COMPANY, INC. Subsidiary of the H. D. Lee Co. Earl Guist, Mgr. BUD'S HOBBY SHOP Hobbies for all ages BUDGE'S HARDWARE & Floor Covering BUILDEX, INC. BUTLER'S Your Music Man CARL & HAP'S USED CARS Glen Happy & Carl Huntsinger CHAPPELL CLEANERS CITY & TOP HAT CAB SERVICE Pkg. Delivery - CH 2-2550 COLBY FURNITURE CONCRETE MATERIAL & CONSTRUCTION Div. of American-Marietta Co. CRITES BODY SHOP Conoco Service & Appliance Center DRAKE'S BAKERY DURBIN COIN-OPERATED LAUNDRY & DRY CLEANERS DWIGHT HA WORTH CONTRACTOR FAIRMONT FOODS CO. FIRST NATIONAL BANK HANK'S SINCLAIR SERVICE 2nd & Hickory FARM BUREAU INS. SERV. Bob Robbins HEATHMAN OH, CO. & SALVAGE HUBBARD LUMBER CO. Earl Schmanke — F. M. Coons HUGHES AUTO PARTS JOHNSON-GOLDEN AUTO PARTS, INC. KANSAS STATE BANK KILE & SON STEEL ERECTION Robert K. and David Kile LAMB FUNERAL HOME Blanche Lamb — Bob Roberts MANN-BELL DRUG CO. MONTGOMERY WARD & CO. MOORE CHEVROLET- OLDSMOBILE NATIONAL SIGN CO., INC. NITCHER'S FLOOR SERVICE OTTAWA COOP. ASS'N. OTTAWA FINANCE CO. OTTAWA HERALD OTTAWA INSULATION CO. A. J. "Andy" Mictchen OTTAWA SAVINGS & LOAN ASSN. PEL CONSTRUCTION CO. PENNY'S READY-MIX CONCRETE Lawrence Ogg — Charles Hendrickson PEOPLES NATIONAL BANK PLAZA THEATRE PORTER-SPEARS INS. AGENCY PRICE ODL CO. (CHAMPLIN) Dorothy Price — Bob Altic RAFFELOCK'S BARGAIN CENTRE Julius and Marie RANEY REXALL DRUG John Reynolds PRAGER RADIATOR SERVICE SAFEWAY STORE RICHARDSON'S SHOE STORE "Finest Quality in Town" SAM'S TIRE AND SUPPLY, INC. "Sam, the Tire Man" SCOTT'S STORE "Ottawa's Leading Variety Store" SELECT DAIRY SOUTH MAIN SHELLY SERVICE "Your Hometown Recapper" SOUTH OTTAWA CHAMPLIN SERVICE Glenn Trout, Mgr. SUFFRON GLASS CO. SUNRISE DAIRY Sunrise and Tastemark Milk TODD MOBILE HOMES (All Types of Mobile Homes) TOWNER'S FUNERAL CHAPEL Joe Towner WILLIAMSON COAL ft SALVAGE CO. WILSON DRIVE-IN CLEANERS BOB WHITE MOTOR CO. F. W. WOOLWORTH CO. Dewey Cook, Mgr.

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