The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas on November 15, 1955 · Page 6
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PAGE six BLYTHEVILLE (ARK.) NEWS TVKSDAY, NOVEMBER 15, 1955 Atom City Sparks New Age in Churches By BOB LOEFFELBEIN NBA Special Correspondent RICHLAND, Wash. — (NEA) — In the City of Richland, where they make the stuff for atomic bombs, a step has been taken in the field of religion that is, if not atomic, at least innovationary. Ministerial associations have labored long to bring the churches together since each has a like faith, only offering slightly different paths. While competition still goes on between the various denominations, continuing to puzzle historians of American religion, here in Kichland the step has already been taken that is bringing all ministers, churches and congregations together This step which is solidifying the churches to spread the Gospel on an" "all for one; one for all" basis, is called "the United Protestant Churches of Richlnnd." It is composed of 11 non-liturgical churches (those which have no set form of worship or prayers set forth in a prayer book ov missal i banded together to brine a more efficient and effective means for worship to this community of atomic scien- for •>5_, wa- ' Yet the cooperating churches have not lost their individuality, for each ol the United Protestant churches is only sponsored by a cp- operatine denomination, while still maintaining close ties with its mother denomination. The individual members keep their own beliefs, even though they differ from those of the sponsoring denomination of the church they attend. Those who believe in complete immersion baptism, for example, still have that ceremony. This way a Methodist can go to a church snonsored by the American Baptists SUNDAY IN RICHI>AXD. Wash.: Worshippers leave the West Side United 1'rolcstant Church. The city's churches are financed and built by congress 11 "" 5 on land le ' lsl '< 1 trom lhe v - S ' without the necessity of accepting all the theological points held by the Baptists. This cooperative element enables ., fewer churches to do more work. [ pose difficulties. T,,=t»»rf n f mnnv financially weak So the newcomer attends the UP us vet have established itself in the tions now totals nearly 3,000 The nnmrnnn.rv Even if it has it may largest of them is still Centaral UP oe oc "ted on the opposite' side of with a membership of 1 400 The oe located, o ^ tte " n " diin( . e would Dalles: is the North Richland with the city where 100. member church in his immediate protetsant "assembly- neighborhood The mmis.er places, A I "™ Qf the his name on the church rolls. »««•„••„. T , ,, composed of movement, ft is composed of the Instead of many financially weak and property-poor congregations, there is in each neighborhood a church strong enough to accomplish its mission effectively. As the ^Sd^Sr^peS'i^that.t.me *™« ™"™^^^ ^* ,„« setting up another member church, memoer rclauonsh.pLs the^ame^ ^^ ^ ^ men . s ^ '"That mates it easy for people to j church" YeYheM-ill worsh.p' as he | group, in each church. : Negro Is Held In Fatal Shooting Of White Man AI ES. La. '.•?> — Officers v v.oU a W-year-old Negro .iw:>"i3 «' to lhe death ol a I'M Oaryville. La., man. who l ' ; "' vn 0:1 a GollZ;1 ' es street :' in.-klcv WaiiBCSpnck of in I'arish said no charges i :i fl'.cd against Earnest '•'••• t!:e death Sunday ot J K:llium. a witnesses told him Kiln a:ter Stephen's car after <i M'vei-al times while Kil* arguing with his \vife over -.:l.'i drive home. ''iird nine the car passed, •• ••'••!ti the sheriff. Kilburn rfi t.) ask i fthe driver "liked -, oo ing at." -, -.nd the reply was inn!e but Kilburn ran over i i d to ptiil the driver i moving car. Al that 11 s out. i K,I st ruled that Kil- 11 1 i .38 caliber pistol e u tbt. Fueling Around ST. PETERSUUHG. FKl. W-Ll. Paul Smith as a Coast iluani hvli copter pilot has lowered many a ran out of uasollne. His co-workei I gallon of gasoline, to careless and (rietul. l.t. John Vuklc, dropped grmun vvnosc uoats ran out of the fuel for Smith's klle lioat — in i The other day Smlili was fi ill-rant'caled mirth. I 15 miles offshore when his fish- fuel, i.shtng boat *s the careful notation ol his Pr«"enco ^nlsVers of a! member churches evelop for the Presbyterian faith. From £, p chilirmcn o[ the seven C0 mmis- •ate in ! that time forward the mmwer- \ t.^ ^ ^ ^^ ^ ^ ^^ md ladies' church. It has no iiitii, uicir><~.3 it vujj »«" t---i — - i -- i meoiuyii;tii puv\or, but sets policy go to church, since each person at- pleases. - rpa ! for community services as well --"-- J " Currently in he Richland area i , his OUTI as lem, too. *„.=, is how the organization works: A newcomer to Richland This wishes to join the church. He might be a member of the United Presbyterian faith, but his church may not commui.ity aid programs TrT il oId<>st 11 "is"' J t"he~"central UP t Cooperating denominations cur- church started in 1943 when the! rently include: Advent-Christian, town was still a sleepy village of a j American Baptist Disciples of few hundred inhabitants. Sponsored I Christ (Christian i. Evangelical and e . by the Methodists, it is an outgrowth of the Community Methodist church founded in 1905. Membership in the six denomina- Reformed. United Presbyterian, Congregational-Christian, Church of the Brethren, Friends, Methodist and Evangelical United Brethren. Norway-Once 'Electric-Rich' How Facing Power Shortage OSLO Wi—Norway, long with a surplus of hydroelectric power, has run into a shortage. Housewives are irate over the necessity of using oil stoves to cook—or even to keep warm. The Norwegian economy to a very B reat degree is dependent on electric power. Cooking with electricity is much more common in Norway than in most countries. Gas is'used hardly at all. New apartment buildings use electricity for heating. Had Surplus Before World War II. Norway had a surplus of electric power. Before and after the war the government campaigned to make people use electricity. Now a power shortage is becoming permanent, white postwar buying power has led Norwegians to buy ever more electric stoves, water heaters, refrigerators and wash- Ing machines. An inter-mnnicipal power authority distributes power to various areas according to need. Unfortunately this inter-municipal authority has sold considerably more power than it can deliver. To keep vital industry going, power consumption has been cut 25 per cent. Street lighting has been reduced or abandoned entirely. A brownout has been followed by a complete general switchoff at least two hours every night, vital industry excepted. Buy Oil Stoves To keep warm, Norwegians are buying oil stoves. To cook their meals, many have to buy small camp stoves. The government has been forced to liberate half a million kroner about $72,000 in hard currency for the import of stoves—mainly from Great Britain and Sweden. The only Norwegian manufacturer of oil stoves has sold nls production tor a half year in the future. Folks of old Ireland considered butter a principal food, but liked it mixed w-lth garlic and aged In the ground, acquiring a rich, ran cid flavor. Competitive Air Service Allowed WASHINGTON Iff — The Civil Aeronautics Board (CABi yesterday authorized competitive transcontinental air service for the first time for Denver, Kansas City and Pittsburgh. In a major decision in the long- contested Denver service case, the board also: 1. Authorized a third no-stop trunk line service between Chicago and the San Francisco Bay Area. 2. Improved existing services between the San Francisco area and such points east of Chicago as Detroit, Washington, New York, Hanford. Conn., and Springfield and Boston, Mass. 3. Improved Denver's regional services to Chicago, Los Angeles and San Francisco. 4. Authorized Improvements in service between Kansas City and the Pacific Coast, including single- plane service between Kansas City and Pacific Northwest. Growth of AFL Cited in Report WASHINGTON i.-Pj — The Labor Department says the American Federation o£ Labor gained 150.000 members from 1S53 through 1954 while membership in the Congress of Industrial Organizations declined by 50,000. In a report made public Sunday] night, the department estimated AFL membership at 10,900,000 at he start of this year, compared *ith 200.000 for the CIO. Independent nions were estimated to have 1,00.000 members. BapHsts to Vote Or? Big Budget Cor. day. Di C.. tisi con 1 C. C. Warren of Charlotte, N. ire.-:dent. of the Southern Bap- Convention, will address the •enlion tomorrow afternoon. Japan to Get New Party Read Courier News Classified Ads NOW.. 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