Honey Grove Signal-Citizen (Honey Grove, Tex.), Vol. 67, No. 15, Ed. 1 Friday, April 19, 1957 Page: 3 of 8
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RAYMOND B. KNXJD8EN, D. D.
Daie Kvoiu Rogers, in her cur-
rent book, "To My Son" emphasiz-
es the fact that Christianity Is a
way of life and the good life is
the life where f&ith permeates all
decisions. From this standpoint,
that which is said , for Christianity
may be said for all religions. In
this, each has a responsibility to
the moral and ethical codes. Peace
of mind is related to how well
we meet our responsibility.
Some, seeking to make a> better
adjustment to life's situations,
write: How can you overcome fri-
ction in a Church? How can I
keep my boy honest? How can I
renew faith in my husband?
The l<ayman: "Our Church is
the fightenest Church you ever
saw. We average a new minister
every two years and there are
about three factions In the Church
that never see eye to eye.
we are not happy in our Church
association but we always come
back to the thought that we might
help the problem by staying with
"How can you overcome friction
in a Church?"
It is no more difficult to over-
come friction in a church than in
any other organization. The evi-
dence of disagreement is found in
any social organization and the
Church is no exception. Usually
friction arises in an organization
when the group has lost vision of,
and allegiance to, their purpose.
Trouble comes in Churches when
the program and pattern tends to
center an individual and group in-
stead of the Chrisitian Ideal. Fre-
quently, in this type of situation,
a minister becomes a part of the
self Vith a group - within the
Church for personal advantage ra-
ther than giving- himself entirely
to his ordained purpose.
Many Churches which have been
divided for years have come to un-
ity of purpose and bond of bro-
therhood through a tragedy. This
we have seen as as some Church
Buildings have burned and the
people have dedicated themselves
to the task of reconstruction. The
result: a United Church.
Unity of purpose can come
without fire but it cannot come
without challenge and vision. Be
a part of the challenge and vis-
ion to your people!
The Father: "My son is disho-
nest. He steals money at home
and a time or two has. taken
thingB from a Service Station in
our community. I talk to him and
whip him, and he promises he ne-
ver to do it again but he does.
What can I do?"
Usually dishonesty is born in
insecurity. This is another way of
saying that there is no juvenile
•delinquency but parental delin-
quency and it brings the en-
tire problem back to your door-
step and to you; and in this I
may not be fair. However, ,1 can
discuss this problem only as it is
related to similiar problems in o-
ther family situations.
Why docs your sen steal? If he
is like other boys who generally
steal it is because the demands
which life makes upon him are
not met through your provision..
. and as a parent you have the
responsibility for providing for
This does not mean that there
is to be no limit to his desiring
or requiring .... but it does
mean that you must share toge-
ther in meeting the demands that
are upon him in some cases and
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Nina Stallings To
Nina Stallings of Atlanta, Ga.,
former Methodist missionary to
China and the Plilippines, will
tour the North Texas Methodist
Conference Monday, April 22,
through Friday, May 3. She will
be speaking for district woman's
society of Christian service and
Wesleyan service guild meetings.
Miss Stallings received her B. A.
degree from Central college; he
B. S. from Peabody and Scarritt
college; and her M. A from Col-
umbia university. She was a
public school teacher before sail-
ing to China in 1914.
Her field service Included ap-
piontments to Moka Garden Em-
broidery Mission, Hons: Kong In-
stitutional church, Soochow uni-
versity and Soochow hospital .tra-
veling for the National Christian
Council Of China. She pioneered
in rural work, beginning East Chi-
na Mission-Wide Village work.
Japanese occupation in 1937
drove her to Shanghai for a few
months ,but she worked in the
villages for three years under
Japanese rule. However, she did
not travel .after the communists
took over, and was deported in
Miss Stallings found further op-
portunities for missionary service
when she was appointed to the
Philippines in 1950, where she ran
a conference center, conducted
leadership training schools and
traveled in rural communities.
In 1954, she returned to the
Unlter States. In the past year,
Miss Stallings has traveled around
111 United States accepting
speaking engagements on the sub-
ject of Southeast Asia. She re-
tired at the South Central Metho-
dist Jurisdiction Woman's Socety
of Christian Service annual meet-
ing held In Albuquerque, N. M.,
early in the year.
She will speak to the Paris dis-
trict guild at the First Methodist
Church, Paris, on Tuesday night
and to the woman's society on
Wednesday morning, April 24.
Greenville district guild will
meet at Wolfe City on Thursday
night with the woman's society
meeting set for Celeste on Friday
morning, April 26.
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understand why demands cannot
be met, logically, in other caaea.
You have an excellent opportunity
to solve the problem.
The Wife: "My husband has
been unfaithful to me and I don't
believe ttjat I can ever trust him
again. I love him and I want to
continue to live with him. How
can I renew faith in my hus-
It is your love, and not your
faith, that is in doubt now. If
you love your husband you will
have faith in him because faith
is born In love. If you do not love
your husband you will never have
faith in him.
Oft#n w« can discover unlimited
love for a person when we under-
stand more fully the reason which
lies in their thinking and account
for the things they do. If you
can discover the reason for your
husband's unfaithfulness, and un-
derstand his thinking in relation
to It, It Is possible that you may
have faith in him again. If not,
life is too short for you to live in
anxiety and dismay in an unhap-
py family situation.
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le—and heating equip-
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construction in which the heat-
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of ten constructed recently is
completely insulated to give the
comfort conditions obtainable
with modern approved construc-
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"Calculating Heat Losses," used
as a technical guide by heating
contractors, the National Warm
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ventional frame wall has a heat
transmission coefficient of .25,
while a similar wall insulated
with a 3%-inch thickness of
mineral wool has a coefficient
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as much heat escape from the
house as will a wall fully in-
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that selecting a qualified con-
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as selection of the equipment.
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Roy Westerfield Discusses Social
Security Aspects For Those Over 65
More than 9,000,000 individuals
are now receiving old-age, and
survivors insurance monthly
checks. Each of these who is un
der 72 is subject to the retire-
ment test, it was pointed out by
Attend church Sunday.
Tuesday — Barbecued Welners,
Potato Salad, Hominy, Corn
Bread and Butter, Milk, Chocolate
Milk, Sweet Relish, Pudding.
to Chips, Butter, Milk, Chocolate
Milk, Canned Peaches, Donuts.
Thursday—Beef Soup, Pimento
Cheese Sandwich, Crackers and
Butter, Milk, Chocolate Milk,
Mince Meat Cake, Celery
Friday — Chill, Beans, Lunch
Meat, French Fries, Corn Bread"
Muffins and Butter, Milk, Choco-
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Roy Westerfield, District Manager
of the Sherman office of the So-
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The retirement test works this
way. A beneficiary who earns no
more than $1200.00 per year Is
considered a fully retired Indivi-
dual. If he earns more than $1200
and no more than $2080 he is par-
tially retired. His earned income
in excess of $1200 per year will
be alloted to the months of the
year at the rate of $80 per month.
A beneficiary earning $1600 In a
year would have $400 in excess of
$1200. Dividing the $400 by
equals five. Thus there would be
five months' benefits withheld u4
he would be paid for seven —■»
Westerfield explained that ear-
ned income means salary and w»-
ges from all sources, whether sub-
ject t» social security tax or not.
and net earnings from any self-
employment. In other words, any
Income derived from rendering ser-
vices of any kind must be includ-
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All beneficiaries should notify
the Social Security Administration
as soon as it appears that earn-
ings may exceed $1200 in a year.
Unless this is done it may be-
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Morrow, Joe T. Honey Grove Signal-Citizen (Honey Grove, Tex.), Vol. 67, No. 15, Ed. 1 Friday, April 19, 1957, newspaper, April 19, 1957; Honey Grove, Texas. (texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth411378/m1/3/: accessed February 22, 2019), University of North Texas Libraries, The Portal to Texas History, texashistory.unt.edu; crediting Honey Grove Preservation League.