The Ottawa Herald from Ottawa, Kansas on April 26, 1963 · Page 8
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£' *? «Mr •w 8-. i* 1 S' **j W-S 3 2 3 1» : r Sunday School Lesson "By Their Fruits Ye Shall Know" UNLUCKY BREAK IN LUCKY YEAR - Seven may bo lucky number for some, but these two youngsters suffered unlucky breaks at the ages of seven. Mike Cass, foreground, and Joe Knight occupy same room in Coffcyvillc Memorial Hospital with identical breaks in their right legs. The boys will have their legs in traction from six to eight weeks, then in casts. Joe broke his in a fall over a bucket of sand while practicing track. Mike tripped on a tree root during a three-legged race. Williamsburg News WSCS Honors Two With Life Membership By MRS. IRWIN HETH During services at the Methodist Church Sunday, Mrs. J. E. Decker presented special awards of life memberships to Mrs. Clair Sowers and Mrs. Ralph Basel. Mrs. Sowers of the Alpha Circle who has been a Sunday school teacher for several years and is now recording secretary of her circle. She received a corsage from Mrs. M. R. Wen. Mrs. Ralph Basel, of the May Sue Lowy Cicle who has taught school, held vaious offices in the WSCS, is a member of the offi- cia church board and is serving as secretary of literature of WSCS, was presented a corsage by Mrs. J. E. Crabb. Money from these life memberships serve as a financial investment in schools, home and .hospitals and for other projects sponsored by the J. W. Bennett was taken to Ransom Memorial Hospital Sunday for medical treatment and X- rays. Mrs. Minor Brown entered St. Luke's Hospital, Kansas City, on Tuesday for observation and merlical treatment. Mr. Brown spent Sunday with her. Mrs. 0. P. Fritls had a letter from former Williamsburg residents, the Charles Wilsons, who now reside in Lawrence, that Mrs. Wilson has been in the hospital due to an attack of flu. She has been ill since in February. Mrs. Wilson also said Wilson's brother, L. E. Wilson, who moved last year to Boise, Idaho, is not well. The Harold Bethells have purchased the 80-acre farm of Mr. and Mrs. M. F. Martin. Past matrons of Sadana Chapter OES met with Mrs. D. A. Timber-lake, with Mrs. Ethel . Robbins as assisting hostess. Mrs. N. E. Blair, vice president, presided in the absence of Mrs. Frank Davis. There were 10 members present for the business meeting. The next meeting will be with Mrs. Earl Anderson and Mrs. Vena McMillin. Mr. and Mrs. Harry Reiner called Sunday at the Dean McMillin • home in Lyndon and report that Mrs. May Bitts is not well. The Williamsburg schools had a tornado and swore weather ' drip at the school this week. The ; ; purpose is to get all students to . a low ground level. This was ac. complished by getting all stu- ^ dent in the basement and dress- i ing rooms which are below ; ground level. : The vocational agriculture de• ; partment has lols, of activities to • look forward to (he next few weeks. On April 29, the chapter will • attend the state convention at '• Manhattan where the following i awards will be presented to the ; members. i To Dale Collins will go the farm mechanics award; the •swine award will go to Phil Pieri sol, and the chapter will receive jthe cooperative award which will | be a trophy and an award of money. On May 1, the boys will have their FFA banquet, and, on May 9, (lie boys will be entertained by consumers Cooperative on a trip to Kansas City. Larry Anderson, son of Mr. and Mrs. Earl Anderson, has been accepted in the school of veterinary at Kansas State University, Manhattan. The FHA girls held a spring tea and style show Wednesday afternoon in the school auditorium. Mrs. Fra«ces Williams and Maureen Moats were hostesses Friday afternoon to the Merry Go Round Club. There were 12 members and guests. Mrs. James Walker and Mrs. Elmer McCurdy were present. By ROY L. SMITH The Uniform Sunday School lesson for April 28: "PSALMS OF PERSONAL TRUST," Psalms 23; 46. There is a disposition on the part of many people to think that faith is one of the lesser virtues, or qualifications. "I do not take anything on faith," says the realist. "I believe in the things I can prove, and nothing more." But the man who says that is kidding himself. All of us, including the realists, live every day on things we cannot prove. Years ago I was engaged in a series of debates, on the general subject of religion, with Clarence In the course of his address he sometimes said, "I cannot believe in anything of which I cannot get a picture. Now I can't get a picture of God, and I know of no one who can give me such a picture. That's why I cannot believe in God. One evening, in my rebuttal, I called Mr. Darrow's attention to the fact that neither could he get a picture of abstract justice. He could give me, and I could give him, innumerable illustrations of instances in which justice had been done, or had failed to be done. But as for a picture of justice itself, there was none. And yet Mr. Darrow was giving his life in a great way, battling for justice in the courts. The 23rd psalm is one of the most exalted tributes to faith in all of human language. But it is more. It is a declared readiness to act on the basis of belief. If I have faith in my doctor- real faith—I take his medicine. I do not insist that he shall give me a chemical analysis of the pills he has prescribed. I do not require him to take down the books and cite for me the authorities. I do not ask of him that he shall give me a bond, guaranteeing me against any possible mistake in taking his medicine. If I believe in him, I take it! t's as simple as that. There is the old story of the astronomer who noticed a slight deflection at a certain point in he photograph. He knew that such a deflection could be caused )y but one thing — an unidenti- ied planet. He never saw that planet hrough the eye of his telescope, which was not a large one. But rom that point on his calcula- ions were based on the assumption that a planet of a certain size >vas there. Many years later a more power- 'ul and more sensitive telescope >rought it into view. That was a bit gratifying, but it did not make he scientist's calculations any more reliable. No man has ever seen the nucleus of an atom, but the whole of nuclear physics is built up on he assumption that the nucleus s a fact. And that assumption has never let the scientist down! Again and again the scientist las to launch out on faith. But n the scientist's vocabulary it s called "a working hypothesis." That is, it is a theory upon which NEVER BEFORE such precision accuracy, such lasting beauty, such fine craftsmanship at this low price! from • Over 50 quality inspections • Luxuriously finished cases • Rugged dependability • Distinctive styles • A product of Bulova • Precision-jeweled movements • Electronically timed NITA 17 jewel precision movement, shock resistant, unbreakabln mainspring. $19,95 MAINSAIL 17 jewels, waterproof', shock resistant, unbreakable mainspring, luminous dial. $17.19 See our complete selection of .'superbly styled Caravelle fine jeweled watch from only $12.95 ROBERT EDMISTON STORES, INC. Prices Plus Tax he proposes to work until ho discovers it will not work. When iic fails to make it work, he reconstructs his theory. And that is exactly the way religion works. It proceeds and acts upon the basis of the best reasoned faith available. When a better reasoned faith appears, the religionist accepts it and begins to live according to the principles it declares. No one of us has time to work out all the formulae for life. We have ).o depend upon other people's experience and experiments. There was the man, for example, who was dtcrmincd to be an "independent thinker." He bought a home that was already equipped with a well, but it was one he had not dug. He therefore dug a new one alongside the old one. and got the same water. But at least he was "independent." WELBORN'S ELECTEHC SERVICE CH 2-4332—1220 E. 7th It is just here that the great teachers of religion render their greatest service. They dig the wells, and we drink from them. Their reliability as teachers depends upon the accuracy with which they interpret and explain the priciples of living. The divinity of Jesus rests back, in the final analysis, upon the accuracy with which he diagnosed the ills of life, and the reliability with which he prescribed for those ills. If it can be shown, at any point, that he misinterpreted the basic principles of life, all our doctrines concerning his divinity would not save it. Scientists are accustomed to decry "the truth that comes by revelation," as though the truth that can be demonstrated in the laboratory is somehow superior to the truth one discovers by experience. truth is true, and there is no rebellion or warfare among truths. If a great religious truth sounds improbable, then all we need to do is to put it to the test, live by it and estimate the results. Jesus put it very conclusively: "By their fruits ye shall know." 8 THE OTTAWA HERALD Friday, April 26, 1963 A Complete Line Of P&ATT & LAMBERT Paints and Varnishes NUZMAN LUMBER 113 E. 1st CH 2-1572 Now see all w it your Chevrolet dealer's Try out all the things these four entirely different kinds of Chevrolet Super Sports have going for you, and your decision won't be whether but which. They all come in both convertible and coupe versions with bucket seats, available in most cases with just about every extra-cost option—4-speed transmissions, high-performance engines, Positraction axle, the works. First of all, there's the Jet-smooth Chevrolet Impala SS with all the luxury you could reasonably want (such as a new Comfortilt steering wheel, optional at extra cost, that you can adjust to your convenience). All at a reasonable Chevrolet price. Then you have the Chevy II Nova 400 SS, a car that can give any family more run for its money. Gives you a break on upkeep, too. Or maybe the turbo-supercharged rear-engine Corvaip Monza Spyder is more your style. It's designed to handle country lanes as easily as the freeway kind. Finally, the sports car that inspired them all, Corvette —all new and more all out than ever. Chances are you've got your Super Sport picked out already. If not, some warm spring weather, a country road and your friendly Chevrolet dealer will help you decide, for sure! CHEVROLET CORVAIR CORVETTE All Super Sports available in both coupe and convertible models. (Super Sport and Spyder equipment optional at extra cost.) See four entirely different kinds of cars at your Chevrolet dealer's MOORE CHEVROLET-OLDS, INC. 412-418 South Main St. Otta wa CH 2-3640

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