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Moberly Monitor-Index (Newspaper) - September 30, 1939, Moberly, Missouri SATTJUPAYEVENING, SEPTEMBER 30, Moberly Churches Will Observe National Loyalty Day Sunday MONITOR-INDEX AND DEMOCRAT, MOBERLY. MO. "Every member present or ac- counted for" is the slogan for national loyalty day which will be observed in Moberly churches tomorrow. The movement has been given the warm approval of President Roosevelt and is being sponsored locally by the Minis- terial Alliance. "Loyalty today and to- morrow, are being observed throughout the country in the synagogues and churches of the nation at the call of the Nation- al Committee for Religious and Welfare Recovery. The goal of the occasion is: "Every citizen in a House of Worship every week for medita- tion, prayer adjustment. worship and Charley V. Vickrey, executive chairman of the committee, sug- goal tests "Had the above reached, or more closely proached in recent been ap- probably will be no war: n tcxlay or war clouds over the rest df the world. He continues: "Loyalty Days are a tion of 'the spiritual forces' to -strengthen of world peace and good will contrasted with mobilization of military forces of Europe in .in- Urnational strife. The .gj soldiers now mobiliz Europe are given option to in answering daily so every church member sense of loyalty to hi _ religious vows, taken when joined the church or was con- firmed should recognize the sol in these days o d stress and peril, to acknowledge in formal church service, as well as in private worship, the fatherhood of God who 'made of one blood all na- tions of men.." President Roosevelt's letter to the committee follows: The White House, Washington. "My dear Dr. Wilson: There never has been a time in our his- tory when there was deeper need for calling our people to faith in religion than the present moment. In the contemporary conflict between nations and races and their philosophies of human society, we must keep undimmed our perspective of spiritual values. "Within our own nation we are pressed by problems, tional and international, _ which call for divine guidance and pow- As we seek continued recov- er y we need more and more to realize that our search will be-in vain unless we meet, with spirit- ual forces, the materialism which has such disastrous effect oiv our national and international life. "I am gratified to learn that the Call is again going forth the nation-wide observance Loyalty Day by our synagogues, September and 'October first, to brmgJhe. minds and hearts of jr to consciousness of the hood of God, the brotherhood of man and the sanctions of relig- ion, in services of worship and .rededication to these ideals Tin- World Communion Day Observance by The Presbyterians er ery we oorMir- of our civilization rest in secur itv and confidence. "Very sincerely yours, "Franklin D, Roosevelt. At 11 o'clock tomorrow morning the Coates Street Presbyterian Church joins with their church brethren around the world in cele- brating the Sacrament of the Lord's Supper in what is to be known as World Wide Communion of the Presbyterian Church in the U. S. A. The central place given to the Communion Table at this service should encourage each member of the congregation to. make a special effort tot be present. The session will meet at the close of Sunday School to receive those who would unite with the church. "If a spiritual awakening comes to America it must begin first in the' lives of Christians, and through them the Holy Spirit can and will work for the redemption of the nation arid of the world." The Sunday School meets at a. m. The Christian -Endeavor will be- gin their series of fall meetings this Sunday at with a "Trip to the Mountain Heights" with Kenneth Haynes as conductor. Miss Bette Kastle will give a talk and Miss Elizabeth Burrell will a special piano number. All the young people are invited to attend. The morning music as announc- ed by Mrs. Burnam Smith and Mrs. W. F. Wigginton; I Love Thee, Lord Most High" "An Offertory" (Rob- Trio, "Adagio (Godard) played by Mr, and Mrs. C. J. Templetoii and Mrs. Wig- ginton. Evening; "'A Reverie" The evening service is at "National Go-To-Church Day is a time when every ..available seat should be taken" Church Is First Line of Defense, officers teachers and friends of the Rev. church should make as -The first line of defense in. any country where right, justice and truth are the principles of the people is the church of against which the gates Qhiist aga eVall says the Oxford" as the second of M-G- British-made productions. Robert Donat as Dr. Andrew Mansell and Rosalind Russell as Christine, his wife, are splendid. The rest of the players, including Ralph Richardson, Rex Harrison and Emlyn Williams, are Brit- ishers and merely adequate. No exact adaptation of the novel, the movie is more of a variation by Director King Vi- dor upon a theme by Cronin. The variation is, to say the least, liberal. Health Program Monday Night at East Park School A feature of the East Park P.T.A. meeting at o'clock Monday night at the school will be the showing of two motion pictures furnished by the state board of health, "Saving Sight and Prevention of Blindness" and "Man Against Microbes." The latter film deals with the fight against diphtheria.- i These films will be explained by Dr. William J. Sullivan of Kirksville, head of District 10 of the state board of health, and Miss Ruth Ramelow, district 10 health nurse. Grade seven will also take part Mn the program, their con- tribution dealing with health. AH interested persons are invited to this meeting. CHARITON SCHOOL ASSOCIATION HEADED BY MENDON MAN tnr Bay o'lger and Bert LaJ, In version of the fantasy at the fort on this day to be present for e Sunday School and worship. The 11 o'clock worship service m ic- -Sufficient Grace" and he; says "We are living in a scientific age. Men are searching for un- derstanding. Whence go philosopher he tells to within. There are hidden sources which all of us have not realized. If we go to the psychologist he will tell us that we are using only a small part of our a small part of our resources are being put into use In the religious realm we are told by the average COiriatianJto .iv dav off in the sky we shall have sufficient life here m the present tense. In the ere and now Grace is a spiritual force. It is not imaginary; it is real. is not in heaven alone V Powell, pastor of Methodist church, on his subject for to- w morrow, "The First -Line of De- The Rev. Mr. Powell con- tinues: 'David Livingston proved to the world that the Spirit of Christ m man is the greatest sword and helmet that an individual or a nation can possess. Where the Christian brotherhood has not been broken, the Christian faith has not been shattered and- the Christian Spirit has not been dis- carded the nation needs no'other defense. "It is encouraging unto the brotherhood of Christians to read the statement of the President concerning Loyalty Day in. the churches. In part, he wrote, I am gratified to learn that the call is Igain going forth for the nation- wide observance of Loyalty Day bv our churches and synagogues, 30 and October 1, to Sunday School a. m. Les- son-Sermon a. m. Wednes- day evening services at 8 o'clock. The Reading Room in the foyer of the Church is open to the pub- lic Saturdays from 2 to 5 p. m., and before and after the Wed- nesday evening services. A cordial invitation is extend- ed to the public to attend our services and to make free use of our Reading Room. "Unreality" is the subject ot the Lesson-Sermon in all Churches of Christ, Scientist, tomorrow. Golden Text: Proverbs "There is. that maketh himself rich, yet hath nothing: there is that maketh himself poor, yet hath great riches." Among the citations which com- prise the Lesson-Sermon is the following from the Bible: "La- rrand next week. GRAND, A generation ago a PAGE THREg S. Among other officers selected were Mrs, A. G. Stuart, Paris; re- cording and corresponding secre- tary, and Mrs. Joe Mathews, Jack- son, literature secretary. osna 15c, Ite LAST TIMES TONIGHT Frankie Darro In "Irish Luck" Also "7 Keys to Baldpate" SUNDAY, MON., TUBS. Ladies you must be here to get the Large Hair Brush! newspa- bour not to be rich: cease from color to date. perman, L. Frank Baum, sat down one day to write a story about a little Kansas girl named Dorothy who was blown away by a cy- clone to the wonderful Land of Oz. Since then that story and others written by Baum and his successors have become part of many a child's life and many a grownup's, toog A year ago M-G-M set out "to prove what Paramount with "Alice in Wonderland" had failed to do, that fantasy can be tran- scribed to the screen. The result is Baum's first story, "The Wiz- ard of all over again, plus music and something with all his imagination, never dreamed of the screen's most colorful Techni- It here on- the earth. It is within the reach of all. His Grace is sufficient in building character and the church that realizes such a spiritual force is a great fac- tor in the building up of His kingdom." The pastor will have for his 7-45 o'clock sermon topic, "Christ and the Lost." He comments, "The church should give more time to the consideration of spreading the gospel to the un- is inspiration. In giving the necessary truth to those who are seeking will bring inspiration. The church v should always be busy in building the kingdom. A united effort should be manifested to show that the church is interested in the mass of people who are desiring un- derstanding about the question of salvation. Christ is ever ready to be lifted up through the chan, nels of his church to save all who are _ Regular meeting of the Chris- tian Endeavor will be at o'clock and mid- week.. prayer ser- vices are conducted each Wed- nesday night at 7 :45. The pastor home and assures that .his mem- bership can be of help. He nirges attendance for National Go-To- Church day. Since tomorrow is the first Sunday in October and the spirit of a revival is in all .churches and denominations the Second Baptist church cannot afford to be behind the onward movement to Christ, says the pastor, the Rev. W. ver to come out of England. "The Citadel" followed "A Yank At SALISBURY, Sept. 30 The Chariton County High School Ac- tivities Association was organized at Salisbury at a meeting: held here Wednesday evening by electing Le- land Kennedy of Meiidon, presi- dent; Miss Blanch Osborn, bury vice-president; and Miss Lu- cile secretary and treasurer. Among the items of business transacted, the date for the county track meet was set for Nov. 10 and U at Brunswick. The literary and music activities will be much the same as last year, with monthly speech carnivals held throughout the county, dates and places to be announced later. The annual music festival, in which all of the schools of the county participate, will be held at Brunswick in March. MRS. STUART OF PARIS ELECTED BY AUXILIARY LEXINGTON Mo., Sept. 30 AP W. J. Gammon, of Perry, Is the new president of the wom- en's auxiliary of the Missouri Syn- od of the Presbyterian Church, U. ROXY Theatre Huntsville, Mo Adni. 10c LAST TIMES TONIGHT Double Features "Stronger Than Desire Virginia Bruce Walter Pidgeon Also "Bough Riders Roundup" With Roy Rogers SUNDAY and MONDAY 'Our Leading Citizen' Starring- Bob Burns ENDS TONIGHT Hopalonq Cassidy in RANGE WAR Ml' iff SWAYING SIRENS! TORRID RHYTHMS! YOUNG LOVE It's the spell of the lure of romance In swlngtlme Swing and Sway the Hawaiian Way- DIPSY DOODLERS... WHO TAUGHT TfclE HUIA GIRLS A NEW KIND OF SWING? 1 Johnny DOWNS Mary CARLISLE Constance MOORE Eddie QUILLAN Matty MALNECK and his Orcheftra Sol HOOPII Hawaiian Band Etienne GIRAROOT Samuel S. HIHDS Princess LOAIIA Prince LEiLEMt "BAD LANDS' with. Rob't Barrat Noah Beery, Jr. 'Big- Boy" Williams Andy Clyde 3 DAYS STARTS 4th STREET TOMORROW HU f KlfBCRRY witti WALTER CONNOLLY Also Cartoon and Comedy The All-Americcm Laff Riot! More fun than tearing down the goal posts! N-O-W GRAND Owl Show Tonight Come at 9 O'clock See Two Complete Features No Extra Charge The Wonder I Show of Shows! Song of stage 1 and Judy GARLAND Frank MORGAN Ray BOLGER Bert LAHR jack HALEY k BIUJE MARGARET BURKE HAMILTON 1 CHARLEY GRAPEWIH and THE MUNCHKINS r P Fi First Actual Scenes of the Fighting in Europe RITA RIO AlsTD ORCHESTRA 4 GREAT DAYS STARTS TOMORROW GRAND ;