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■ ';;, '', Pastor; J. .W? Snyder of West ,Con-
■ tWn^ in a fine cpiidHion
■' the'r^,all xhings considered.. ;'•'
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•■r •”. ■ _EIder''^.- B. ; PlHilips of Charlotte
'■ ; supplied jffdrlpastpr Snyder at Concord
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■V .Mi?ses Minnie ■ and, Benlah,; Light-
,^fp^t. fa^ of; otff*;West'Albemarle^^rls,
^ are. visatin&Ja-Atlanta;’; ■ ^ -. ; ,'
■> S Bro^E. C. Bnyider’s'field is in 'splen-,
did - s^ape nbWif^'Eis ■ churches are
- ;i.;moyii^ along niciiely.' - ' ,
hrethreP-^^epdr# ^ good crowd
' , t ht i^B/g Lick the[ second Sundi.y and
V Say liat pastor. Brooks preachetL a
' ' splendid sermon. .
■,. cf?- Pastor Black is J#u»*'w«i'ng j^he .mij
' ^ch Tuesday. • -. Much, interest 'is ^
ing manifested. ' - .. .' 1
.;X We are^^lad;.to note that thin,
are- moving along nicely on the.Mol-
wood field. «r.. C. Gillespie is very
^ much encTOraged with his.pro^ess.
'■ We were glad to receivdi.three heW-
members attest Albemarle the first
■ Sunday, two by letter and one by
baptism. If Out prayer meetings con-
., tinue, we are ^ing to baptize many
' • there this spring. ^ -
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■■ A^new church has been organised
» J? Bratton jschodi house' section.
They named it Bethel and called Rev.
S. L. McIntyre, as pastor. We trust
that much good may be done here, A
good community for a Church %ife.
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T We are glad to note that, Mrs. Ida
Dunn of Albemarle is-dmpjfcving now.
. She had •> j-h ° ,
S. W. Bennett Of Lincolnton preach-
ed, at FirstChurch, Albemarle, re
cently,' _ ■' ^ .
, We are glad that the weather co.n-
■ditipns are. 'so, much better How than
'they.'were-Awhile;■ ! ;•
Mrs. It. B. Gaddy is improving now.
We think she will soon be out'once
more. ■■■■;:' . ,.1
Miss Mary; is' home from
Mer-pdith.; ,j|he; -Wil., not ..retimn . this
Mrs; J,‘ W., Bivens^nm been sonie-
what indisposed for a tyw days,'She
has been suffering with a cold. ■
: Union Grove is still In the''.field for
work: They are ’going to put another
;:j'_cpa4j|ff paint on their house.
;,Sii^er A. M. Kimery of
Gdiespie is going to hold ser-
.,- -™^it Porter as soon as he can ar
range matters'a little. ■
. were glad to have so many
from Monroe and Marshville at our
services the second Siftiday. ; Come
again, you are more thail welcome.
Mrs. Ransom Eudy is in a very se
rious condition now. She seems to be
troubled with, some kind , of stomach
disease. May . she soon recover.
Bro. Matthew Tucker of Big Lick
has beeh seriously sick with rheuma
tism recently, but we are glad to
note that he is improving.
marie had to take tiTs baby
bury the^ first Sunday. '
are glad to note that C. Jerome
V hitley has made good in his/school
V irk at Bamilton this, year.;, H* is
^Stanly boy . we are proi^ of. .
Bro. J. A. Combs has moved from
^ells to- Cordova.T Ws do'- Hdt
low how. much work he has: thete,
it trust that he has a fine field, '
Our prayer meeting' at. Wingate' is
®ttmg along very nicely, now.,;We
live a largg attendance and the in-
irrbst is fine. •' -. ', V ■ ,
I Andrews is imprO'ring
I »wly, She has been, sipk Jbr a.long
ne and we are glad .that she isei
1 ig able tb be-up once fhore;_ J
We are hoping that the Wd will
ace a goo4.-man in th'e pastorate of
te First Church at Albemarle. ^
I so much needed. - .
. i.jOtjom were at Concord,a few days ago
.rust -chatlshe^-V ™ ''vere glad to hear so many nice
' ings said . about pastori Whitley,
i iGill Street church is coming on
;, cely now.' > ;i ; - ’ , '
Re-v. James Long visited in Win-
! te the week following the first
Ihnday in February. He has been
lied to the pastorate of Laurinburg
s*d will take hold at once. -•
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Cariie Cartel; of West Albe- B- D. G. Pickier of the
had to take his baby to Sails- I- fnitjT has _beeri' sick
ha? A J TTr . -fV' • . « TC iWthlr J L _ .
Mrs: Cook, mother of Bro. J. L.
ok of West Albemarle, has been
^ ;ry sick for the past few weeks.' She
1 -tyefy feeble anyway, since she'Ts
I’^t eighty yearwHfd.
,Clifton. Thomas, son of. J. C.
1 ’.omas, has been very'sick with ty-
p K>id fever for the past few days.
11? twin brother,. Cleveland, was cail-
e^jhome from'school to attend him. •
for the "-hast
Weftrust tb^.i^ we understand -that - he is
■ ■ iroving he'w. He»is One ofthe most
Bro. Ed^e Thompson ivefites that
■the Sunday ^school at, 0o,ttonville is
tekihg' on; new life :^nce the bad
Weather 'lite gone. ’ Cbftbnville is- a
great church. ■ ;We 'never forget
bur stay therpi' ,lt 'i^s twelve years
long and then did- noti^^ni long;' Each,
Jdr.^ W.- B. SimpSii Aon of Mr. .,G.
W.Simpson. aM..;Miss Fannie Ban-
eoni' daughter of Al,ri .arid Mrs..,H, T.
Bancom, all of New. Sale!h;-to-wnship,
were married last-Thursday at' tlie. '
residence of the officiating.; inirilster,.
Kov. T. P. Uttle.' These' - jpopular. ■
young people have,many, friends w’hi*.' -
wish them much success.-^Marshville
■ We had a splendid service at Pleas
ant drove the first^Sunday evening.
They arranged ' the"'TpdStOf:a.,^Iany
for 1914.' They can be dependeS^oiu. -
Our Sunday school there, as common, '
IS in the very best condition. They
do' things for God. . - '• * * .
DEATH OF GLADYS LEE PARKER
^n Thursday morning, January '28,
the death angel visited the home of
Horace Parker and took little Gladys
Lee home to be with Jesus., Sh'e was
only two months and 28 days old, /■
b^_ was a' bright and sweet little
tSaby. Her days .were, few here, but
her presence.- made home a' joy. She
was cherishdd by mother and father
®"d.tbey looked forward to the future-'
fof thb appointment and pleasure ot
little Gladys. They loved her dear,
iy, but Jesus loved her better and-has
taken her home to live with htiin ^br- ,
ever. He, remains .were laid to'rest '
in the cem^Mfj^jProsnect. 'Wb ex> .
t^d to the^^^M^jtoheri arid motVX^\
^Meadow Bra.nch thri second Surfday.
Tffiereifgregation fas thp largest we
V' ■ fey-Ivery mueli e.B-'.
\ '^e are learning to krio-w
\ ; this peojde,: and th*. more we learn
; \ ofri:hem;v, thie hetteri^Ire like them,
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Bro. E.' D.. Thompson of . Norwood
- writes that Bro. J,- C. Gillespie,has
been doing some. Old-time sound gos-
pl preaching there recently. . We
t-ust that he’ will continue to do that.
That is what we ne^sd to-day.. But lit-
, is^done. X .•.
- _;--Our choir at West Albeiriarie is in
■, the hest shape we have seen it in for
some time. They?-have .a ne-w book
now^ and gave sofee new selections
the Srst Sunday mcrning. We decided
that,.they were the best we had heard
for some time. .A consecrated choir
. irieans to much ty a pastor.
- V Mrs, ,Nanc;^Eree, wife of our night
; Operator, has been "sick for the past
Week. She is. a daughter of Elder
James Jordan. We .can boast of noble
ancestry. Mrs., Sullivan is a gi-arid-
.daughter of Elder James Garrison
who planted the Baptist standard' in
Mecltienburg' and. Cabarrus counties,
^uch mie'gionary work, in oth
er counties,-ani.;;^rSiiFtee isa daugh-
of old B^o." Jordan, one of the
pioneer ,-preachers of Montgomery
county. I’ll tell you this is Bapti^
territory;. hiclee(i, .iarii we -want to
^ake it -so that it will continue to he
such; With a ternliof , forty years
mr “Broad .Axd” Davis—we refer, to
..Elder E. L. jDa-ris-^and a considerable
by Elder J.' B.; Richardsoni --we
reel like the ground has been well pre
pared. It is not hard to tell that some
sound preaching has been done here,
lor'-we have- ‘ fouri'd-' “Wme'' the;
Wuhdest .Bgptist.'; -,6H.; .earth aroimd
here.;- •' r:- -' '
th|W! he iriajr be spared;tb us fo^,^_
He.is bur good-frier t;
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we-Ti^e recelvHH“Bm^ 'ije^ 5KeridaU,iBal
la^ few days;i-,‘We ha-ve addc|*d al^out
thirtyfsfn'sb wc|,cam‘a'here latl fAll.,
Odell Butris of West Albmarle js
in-a serious condition no-w, He is a
young man ^-with a wife ind; a tiny
baby.;; JHow'^sad to see a young life
^ving away to the. “white plague;”
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., .Our Sunday? school at Meadow
Branch has .decided to put up cur
tains. This is the finest school in Un
ion Association arid we feel sure that
the curtains will add much' to Tt.';
put our, trl
,B:;C. Ashcraft; Esq., of Monroe,
spoke in First Baptist church, Albe
marle, .th^ second Sunday morning.
-We feeT-.quite sure that he‘made an
interesting speech. He is calculated
to do things like that.
We understan'd that ^e First Bap
:6st "churffi otyAibemarle; has inade
no call; as- yet!. W^ ceirtainly hope
that it may get a good man, one that
will fit the place; arid build 'up the
Baptist-caiise.thCre. V/e; are*so much
in need of a/Baptist pastdr for that
churchf Its opportunity is so' great.
We undei^tand that R. H. Herring
has' been cMled to the pastorate ot
Mt. Olive ftaptist church and will
sooft enteH upon his work at that
place. Hq has made '“good at Ruth-
. jJr.-, J. Love, one pf the secre
taries-tm the Foreign MissiOm Board
of: the fcuthern Baptist Convention,
filled t» Baptist pulpit here Sunday"
morninf and night. His subject was
the wo«'of Foreign Missions and he
handlcs.it Iri" a masterly manrieri , Dr.
Love pas pastor, of the church here
twdvi years ago for three years arid
of the most beloved pastoia
^ureh has.ever had. ’* Large coii-,
ktions-heard him at both ser-
DEALIRS IN GENEHAl ;MERCillH)ISE.
We Sell for CASH, and are no^^ak-
A ing some SPECIAL PRICES in Shoes,
Don,t fail to see lis. We want your busi
t. : BREWER, WINGAM.
SPECIAL FEBRUARY SALE.
During the month of FebruarylwilL
make ver^ attractive prices on Dry '
Goods, Shoes and Clothing. All '
/winter goods must be sold’to make J
room for spring goods. ' Those; in
• need; of any of the above goods ■wifi
do well to call and see me. - x
LicK, N. C , $-2^; I