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LOUISBURG, N. CAROLINA FRIDAY, (M'TOBKK 7, |U;M
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For Donation On Com-|
inanity Building At:
Youngsville ? Turn Over!
1938 Tax Books ? Draws
Jury For November Court
The Board of County Commis
sioners met) in regular session on
Monday with all present. After
the usual opening formalities bus
iness was transacted as follows:
Reports of Supt. E. R. Richard
son, County Home; Dr. R. F. Yar
borough, Health Officer; E. li.
Norton, Farm Agent; Miss Brax
t/on, Home Agent; Mrs. J. F. Mit
chiner, Welfare Officer, were re
ceived and filed.
Morris Williamson, colored
World War veteran, was granted
license to sell liniment in Frank- 1
lin County until withdrawn by of
The Board approved recommen
dations of Supt. W. R. Mills, con-|
cernlng road to Herbert Harris;
J. Z. Terrell reported visiting
t*he Welfare Department and
found same in good condition.
Mrs. Carter. Mrs. Scarboro and
others representing Home Demon
stration clubs of Youngsville,
were before the Board seeking a
contribution towards construction
of a Community Building in
Youngsville. The maMer was
held pending further information.
The ABC Board turned over
<5,000 to the County general
The following Deputy Tax col
lectors were appointed: E. B.
Williams, S. A. Wilder, H. Z. Bur-j
nette, J. E. Smith.
The insolvent tax list of J. H. j
Boone, Tax Collector, was accept- ]
ed and also his settlement for
1937 taxes were received and the
new tax books turned over to him
The _ First-CiMzens Bank &
Trust Co. was designated and ap
pointed depository for the Frank
lin County funds for the ensuing
Chas. P. Green, attorney, was
authorized to sell the County lot
between Spring Street and the
driveway near jail on Nash Street
, to E. M. Bartholomew for $3,500.
A jury was drawn for the No
vember term of Civil Court'.
After allowing a number of ac
counts the Board adjourned.
Dr. D. E. Earnhardt of Louis
burg College will preach at the
Louisburg Methodist Church next I
Sunday morning. The service is
to be in the nature of a college I
recognition service, at which time
a special welcome will be given to
new students who have enrolled '
as affiliated members of the local
church,, and to faculty members
who have enrolled by certificate.
The choir will furnish appropriate :
music. The pastor urges a large j
attendance of the Louisburg mem
bers to hear Dr. Earnhardt .and to
give a fitting recognition to the
TO BUILD MODERN
Mr. E. M. Bartholomew informs
the TIMES that he expects to be
gin the erection of a modern fill
ing station, garage and sales
stable on the lot he recently pur
chased from the County on Nash
Street. This property faces Nash
street and also Spring street and
the extension of Bull Run Alley.
This will add much to the ap
pearance of that portion of town.
PROGRAM AT THE
The following is the program
at the Louisburg Theatre, begin
ning Friday, October 7 th:
Last Times Today (Friday) ?
Fred Astalre and Ginger Rogers
Saturday ? Double Feature ?
Wm. Boyd as Hopalong Cassidy
. in "Partners of The Plains" and
Donald (Small Fry) O'Connor in
"Sons of The Legion." Chap. 11
"Fighting Devil Dogs."
Sunday-Monday ? Don Ameche.
Alice Faye and Tyrone Power In
"Alexander's Ragtime Band."
Tuesday ? Betity Orable and
Eleanore Whitney in Campus
Confessions" with Hank Lulsetti,
All American Basketball Forward.
Wednesday ? Michael Whalen
and Lynn Borl in "Speed To
Thursday-Friday? Clark Gable
and Myrna Lor la "Too Hot To
DR. D. E. EARNHARDT
At their regular meeting on
Tuesday night the Louisburg Ki-,
wants Club elected officers for the1
ensuing year. They are as fol-|
President ? Dr. D. E. Earnhardt.
Vice-President ? W. C. St-rowd
Secretary - Treasurer ? W. A. 1
Directors? E. H. Malone,' W.
R. Mills. G. M. Beam, C. R. Sykes,
W. G. Lancaster. Rev. L- F- Kent,
and Dr. H. G. Perry.
At this meeting the Kiwanis
Club went on record as being in
favor of the Town of Louisburg'
issuing bonds to build a modern
Armory and Community Center ?
There will be a week of evan-j
gelistic services at t-he Louisburg
Methodist Church beginning next
Sunday, October 9. Rev. R. E.
Brown, of the First Methodist
Church in Henderson will be
present Monday night at 7:30 and
will preach each evening t'hrough
the following Sunday.
Morning services will be held in
the Court Room of the County
Court House. They will begin at
8:15 so that we can dismiss be
fore the markets open and the
stores become so busy. These
morning services will be of a
The Rev. Mr. Kent of the Epis
copal Church will speak one mor
ning and Dr. Simons of the Bap
tist Church likewise, with Mr.
Brown and Dr. Earnhardt taking
part on other mornings. It is
hoped that t'he business people in
Louisburg, and the residents of
the County will make much . of
these community meetings.
The Board of Town Commis
sioners met in regular session,
October 4, 1938, with ail members
present. Minutes of the previous
meetings were read and approved
and monthly reports of the Town
Clerk, Chief of Police and Tax
Collections were read and approv
Mr. Cottrell petitioned the
Board to extend a power line to
his service station on the Bunn
highway. Mr. Harking informed
the Board that the cost of the
proposed line would be approxi
mately $124.00 exclusive of the
cost of a transformer and labor.
After a discussion of the proposed
line extension Mr. J. S. Howell,
made the following motion which
was seconded by Mr. W. B. Bar
row: "That the Light and Water
Committee be authorized by the
Board to investigate Mr. Cottrell's
request for the line extension, and
be empowered to act on it." This
mot>ion was carried.
The Board purchased twenty
five new Badger Water Meters.
A motion prevailed authorizing
a committee composed of Messrs.
| P. W. Elam, W. B. Barrow, and
I J. S. Howell, to purchase an over
coat for each member of the Police
Department, wit'h the understand
ing that these overcoats remain
the property of the Town of Louis
burg, N. C.
After approving a number of
accounts the Board adjourned.
According to information re
ceived In Louisburg this week,
Youngsvilie voted bonds for put
ing In water and sewerage on Fri
day of laat week by a vote of 137
for to 6 against.
Miss Margaret Fleming Wilder,
of Louisburg, became the bride of
Jonah Collins Taylor, of Greens
boro, in a beautiful ceremony at
the Louisburg Baptist Church
Saturday evening, October 1, at>
8 o'clock. Dr. J. D. Slomns, pas
tor of the church, officiated for
the ring service. The bride was
given in marriage by her father,
Samuel Taylor Wilder, of Louis
,-^The church was beautifully dec
orated, the auditorium being en
tirely encircled wioh Southern
s&ilax. which also gracefully
pdOrned thtf pipe organ and choir
loft. The wedding vows were
tpoken over the predeau. before a
?background of California wood
*wardla and fern bronds in high
white urns and individual artistic
designs. Catfiedral candles burn
ed in tall Ave and seven branch
ed candelebras. White floor bas
kets of California woodwardia
and mammoth white chrysanthe
mums stood at intervals around
the base of the pulpit.
Nuptial music was by Mrs.
Stephen Manning, of Maysville,
Ky., organist, and Arthur H.
Fleming, Jr., soloist, of Louis
Mrs. Willard Huggins, of Louis
burg. cousin of the bride, was
matron of honor. Bridesmaids
included Mrs. Anne Taylor Scog
gin, sister of the groom, of Louis
burg, and Misses Gladys Neal,
Carolyn Cox and Harmon Taylor,
all of Greensboro.
William Harold Taylor, of
Louisburg, youngest brother of
the groom, was his brother's best
man. Ushers were Samuel Taylor
Wilder, Jr., of Kichmond, Va., on- 1
ly brother of the bride; Russell
Van Landiugham. of Greensboro;
T. Mortimer Harris, of Louisburg;
and George Dunham Taylor,, of
Greensboro, brother of Uie groom.
The bride was stately uud beau
tiful in her wedding robes. Her
sown of white satin, fashioned
along princess lines wit'h cowl ef
fect at the neck and buttons of
the satin at the back and long
sleeves, had court train. She wore
a finger-tip veil of illusion and
carried a bouquet of white rose
buds and gardenias showered with
The dame of honor wore greeuj
velvet, cut empire style, gold
clips in her hair, green slippers. ,
and carried an arm bouquet of
yellow chrysanthemums, Mary
Hibberd roses, and painted dais
ies. Miss Neal and Mrs. Scoggin
wore dresses of redberry velvet, I
princess fashion, a headdress of
tiny ostrich plumes with velvet 1
streamers matching their frocks. I
redberry slippers, and carried !
huge nosegays of yellow gla-j
dioli, Mary Hibberd roses and
painted daisies, fashioned af- i
ter the bridal bouquet. Miss
Taylor and Miss Cox wore
Alice blue velvet, princess style, I
head plumage with matching vel- [
vet ribbon, blue slippers, and car-'
ried bouquets identical to the
other two bridesmaids.
The bride is only daughter of
Mr. and Mrs. Samuel Taylor Wil
der. She was graduated from
Woman's College, Greensboro,
with the class of 1933 and
did graduate study in dietet
ics at Peter Bent Brigham Hos
pital, Boston, Mass. She has
held positions in Boston, Mass..
Providence, R. I., and Greensboro.
The bridegroom is the son of
Mrs. Anna Collins Taylor, of
Louisburg. and the late George
Dunham Taylor. He was gradu
ated with B. S. and LL. B. degrees
from Wake "Forest) College and is
associated with the American Mu
tual Liability Company with head,
quarters in Greensboro.
For travel the bride changed to
a costume suit of black wool fea
turing satdn shoulders and sleeves
Over the suit she wore a cape of
black caracul. Her corsage was
of gardenias lifted from her bri
dal bouquet. After a wedding
trip through Virginia, Mr. and
(Mrs. Taylor will be at home at
329 Mclver Street, Greensboro.
Immediately following the wed
\ ding ceremony, the parents of the
bride entertained ati a formal re
! ception at their home on North
1 Judge and Mrs. G. M. Beam
spoke words of welcome to guests,
while Little Miss Anne Griffin of
Rocky Mounti and Master Pete
Peck of AlbeJ-marle checked their
wraps. Little Miss Jackie O'Neil
and Master Kos Weaver, nephew
of the groom, received cards.
Punch was served by Mrs. John
W. B. Thompson, of Franklin, Va.,
and Mrs. P. W. Elam, assisted by
Misses Betsy Spivey, Betsy Cobb
and Frances Anne Earle.
Mrs. George W. Weaver, sister
! of the groom, introduced guests
to the receiving line, as follows:
Mrs. S. T. Wilder and Mr. Wilder,
? parents of the bride, Mrs. Jonah
Collins Taylor and Mr. Taylor,
Mrs. Anna Taylor, mother of the
groom, Mrs. Anne Taylor Scoggin.
sister of the groom, Mrs. Willard
, A. Huggins, cousin of the bride.
Miss Gladys Neal, Miss Carolyn
I Cox, Miss Harmon Taylor,
I Greensboro, and Mrs. StepheS*
Manning, of Mayesville, Ky.
Mrs. W, O. Lee, of Lumberton,
conducted guests Into tihe dining
room wh?re a color scheme of
green and white prevailed In aH
decorations. The center table,
Better Grades Take Decided
Advance With Strong
The past week has given evi-J
dence of a strong advance on most
all grades of better tobacco with
out a loss on the lower grades.
As a result sales have been reas
onably heavy here with general
satisfaction among the growers
selling. Several have told the
TIMES that t>he Louisburg Mar
ket is selling tobacco higher than
The warehousemen and busi
ness men are leaving nothing un
done to make Louisburg the high
est price tobacco market) and most
popular one in the State aud in- J
vite you to come here to sell your
crop and buy your necessities.
Get a load ready and bring it
on to Louisburg, Mie top and
The little folk of Miss Helen
Smit'hwick's, Miss Gertrude Win
ston's, and Mrs. H. H. Perry's
grades, with the help of interest
ed parents and other tiny tots
have been happily rehearsing and
anticipating the wedding of Jen
nie June t*o Tom Thumb. Friday
night, 8:00 o'clock, at Mills High
.MINSTREL AT CMN<I> S.WI)
The TIMES Is requested to
state that as a climax to the Com
munity Pair there will be presen
ted at Gold Sand School, Friday
night, Oct. 7, 1938. "The Lazy
Moon Minstrel," a hlack-fuced
cemedy. It is expected t'hat t his
will be the most laughter provok
ing show ever to be presented li: j
W. M. S. MEETING
The Fannie Heck circle of the
YV. M. U. of the Louisburg Bap
tist Church will meet Monday af- 1
ternoon at 3:30 with Mrs. Hay
ward White. Every member is
urged to be present.
Maria Perry, Sec'y.
with lace cover, was graced with I
the wedding cake, flanked by
white candles in silver holders. ,
Green ices with individual hand-!
decorated cakes and salted nuts
were served by Mrs. S. T. Wilder,
Jr., of Richmond. Va.. Mrs. L. B
Peck, of Alberniarle, sister of the
bride-groom, Mrs. G. D. Taylor, j
of Greensboro, Mrs. L. F. O'Neil
and Mrs. W. H. Allen, Jr., assist- 1
ed by Miss Hazel Boone, Miss
Hazel Johnson. Little Misses
Mary Frances Boone, Talmadge
Thomas, Elizabeth Lee, of Lum- j
berton, Annie Rodweil, of War-'
renton, and Martha Thompson, of
Mrs. W. E. White, Jr., directed
guests to the gift room, which was
'in charge of Mrs. C. E. Rodweil,
of Warrenton, and Mrs. J .S. Tom
linson, of Washington, D. C., aunt
j of the bride. Mrs. R. A, Bobbitt,
! aunt of the bride, presided over
the bride's book. Judge and Mrs. i
Beam also called goodbyes to de
Among the out-of-town guest?
present for the occasion were:
Mr. and Mrs. S. T. Wilder, Jr.,
Richmond, Va.;, Mrs. J. S. Tom
linsen, Washington, D. C., aunt
of the bride; Mr. and Mrs. L. B.
Peck and Master Pete Peck, Al
bermarle; Mr. and Mrs. G. D.
Taylor, Greensboro; Mrs. J. P.
Davis, Rocky Mount, aunt of the
bridegroom; Mrs. Mable Griffin
and Little Miss Anne Griffin.
Rocky Mount; Russell Van Land
ingham, Greensboro; Mr. and
Mrs. Hubert Lansmer, Kinston;
Miss Beatrice Tomllnson, Wilson;
Mr. and Mrs. C. E. Rodweil and
Little Miss Anne Rodweil, War
renton; Mr, and Mrs. T. B. Wil
der, Mr. Robert Page Wilder and
Miss Alice Wilder, Aberdeen;
Miss Margaret Candler, Hender
son; Mr. and Mrs. John F. Harris,
Raleigh; Mr. J. Burwell, Hender
son; Mr. and Mrs. C. S. Manning,
Maysville, Ky. ; Mr. Henry Liles,
Greensboro; Mr. and Mrs. W. O.
Lee and Little Miss Elizabeth Lee.
Lumberton; Mr. Dick Douglas,
Greensboro; Mr. Steve Roberson.
Roanoke Rapids; Mr. Wallis Bir
necke, Nantucket Island.
Following the wedding rehear
sal on Friday night, Mr. and Mrs.
George Weaver and Mrs. Anne
Taylor Scoggin, sisters of the
bridegroom, entertained at the
country club, honoring the bridal
party and a number of additional
guests. The club house was most
appropriately decorated for the
occasion, carrying out ^ color
j scheme of green and white. Fol
lowing an evening of dancing, fun j
and food, the wedding cake was!
jjput, which afforded much addi
tional merriment. ,
The wedding party and- out-of
town guests were entertained by
Mr. and Mrs. S. T. Wilder at a
buffet supper immediately preced
ing the wedding on Saturday even
Burns Prove Fatal
Little liob Perry Alston Passes
At limit) Mount Hospitul Mon
Little Lois Perry Alston, 4-year
old daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Ro
bert W. Alston, who was seriously
burned three weeks ago Wednes
day when playing with matches,
died from the effects of the burns
at a hospital in Rocky Mount
about 1:30 o'clock Monday morn
ing. The little girl had suffered
greatly during this time of treat
ment and medical skill was un
able to restore her- to health.
The funeral services were held
from the home on North Main
Street Tuesday afternoon at 4
o'clock, conducted by Revs. J. G.
Phillips, pastor of the Methodist
Church. J. D. Simons, pastor of
the Baptist Church, and L. F.
Kent, rector of the Episcopal
Church, and was largely attended
by relatives and friends of the
family, and interment was made
in Oakwood Cemetery. The pa'll
bearers were Dr. J. B. Wheless,
Dr. W. C. Perry, R. W. Smithwick,
and E. F. Griffin. The floral tri
bute was especially large and
beautiful speaking the deepest
love and sympathy for t'he deceas
ed and the bereaved family and
Besides its parents the deceas
ed is survived by a sister, Eleanor
Elizabeth Alston, and three grand
parents. Mr. and Mrs. E. C. Perry
and Mrs. A. W. Alston.
Litt'le Lois was a bright little
child and, though young had won
the affections of many friends,
who will miss her smiles and
pleasa^it little words.
The entire community extends
deepest sympathy to the bereaved
in this, one of Louisburg's sad
List of Jurors
The following is a lis! of ju
rors drawn for the regular No
vember term of Franklin Super
ior Court, a two week's civil court:
Dunns ? U. O. Perry, Dollie
Pearce, G. O. Pippin.
Harris ? -Billie Denton. Millard
Taut, M. C. Wilder. Sr., Richard
Baker, J. W. Chamblee, J. H. Clif
ton, Clifton Hill, W. S. Strickland,
F. M. Baker, Jr.
Youngsville ? Henry Harrison.
Dr. J. C. Freeman.
Franklinton ? Chester Ball.
Hayesville ? G. W. Eaves, J. G.
Weldon, C. O. Eaves. Ray E. Mc
Sandy .Creek ? J. B. Alston.
Cedar Rock ? G. A. Nelnis, B.
K. Gardner, J. C. Champion, John
E. Shearin, B. F, Pearce, Billie
Louisburg ? W. F. Jones, Roy
Gantt, H. J. Evans. H. R. Ches
Dunns ? Ralph M. Privett', C. J.
Tant, E. M. Harris, L. E. Richard
son, M. C. Mullen, Lonnie P.
Pearce, J. W. Upchurch, H. C.
Pearce, M. T. Taylor, J. E. Stal
Harris ? R. C. Denton, J. C.
Youngsville ? A. V. Keith, W.
D. Fuller, K. H. White.
Franklinton ? J. A. Hedgepth.
Hayesville ? E. L. Rogers, Rog-'
er B. Mitchell.
Sandy Creek ? P. H. Edwards,
Wiley Faulkner, A. H. Harris.
Gold Mine ? D. F. Gilliam, Jr.
Cedar Rock ? -B. D. Stone, E. C.
Inscoe, E. L. Leonard, W. B. Duke.
Cypress Creek? A. E. Splvey,
T. A. Moore, B. R. Wilder.
Louisburg ? Emmitt C. Cyrus.
The following announcements
liave been issued:
Mr. and Mrs. Henry Preston
Massenglll announce the marriage
of their daughter, Elizabeth Mar
genette, to Mr. Edward Stewart
Stovall on Wednesday, October
fifth, ninetieen hundred and thir
ty-eight, Louisburg, North Caro
Miss Massengill and Mr. Stovall
were married In a private cere
mony Wednesday morning at ten
o'clock in St. Paul's Episcopal
Church with the Reverend L. F.
Kent, Rector, officiating. Only the
family and immediate friends of
the couple witnessed the cere
The bride wore a Hunter's
IGreen traveling costume suit with
'fur jacket and brown accessories.
Her corsage was of talisman roses
and lilies of tihe valley.
The church was simply decora
te# with white chrysanthemums,
cosmos and white tapers.
Mrs. Stovall formerly lived in
Sharpsburg, North Carolina.
Mr. Stovall is the son of Mr.
and Mrs. Hepburn McGee Stovall,
of Suffolk, Virginia, and is the
Junior member of the firm of Lou
isburg Dry Cleaners. He is effici
ent and one of Louisburgs most
popular young men.
After a trip to Washington, D.
C. and New York City, the couple
will reside til Louisburg.
Anson farmers are finding, says
County Agent Jlmmle Cameron,
that hogs are a splendid medium
through which to market surplus
TO ADDRESS DUKE
MR. ( HAS. K. JORDAN* *
Duke Alumni To
The feature of the Annual Fall j
meeting of the Franklin County j
Duke Alumni Association, to be ;
;held at the Agricultural Building
on October 10, 1938 will be an
(address by Mr. Charles T. Jordan, j
Jof Duke University. His subject;
will l?e: "The Centennial Year."j
In addition to the address of
the evening there will be a num-i
her of other interesting features,]
including the election of officers
ifor the ensuing year. There will
probably also be brief remarks by
one or two members of the local
.group, and perhaps a short musi
cal program. There will be a film
I depicting the activities of alumni
land students on the Duke Univer-j
This annual fall meeting here
I is one of many to be held in North
Carolina and other states. These'
will reach a climax in a meeting
of the representatives of local
alumni associations at Duke Uni
versity in December, this cele
ibrating "Duke University Day."
The number of local Duke
alumni groups has now reached a
high mark of all time, and a large
proportion of them will have
meetings this fall during the
i month of October.
A statement made from the I
i Alumni Office of Duke University
is to the effect that there are now
in the office files the names of
12,000 located alumni of the in- \
stitution. Every state in the Un
ion is represented in the alumni
list, and all the hundred counties
in North Carolina. Names in the
alumni Hies represnt twenty-nine
[different countries outside the
Franklin Recorder's Court heldi
session Tuesday and disposed of
I the following cases. Court was
to hold again yesterday to try a
1 number of jury cases:
James Mitchell was found guil
i ty of assault with deadly weapon,
] and given 2 months on roads.
James Mitchell plead nolo con
tendere to operating automobile
! intoxicated, and was given 2
months on roads.
Garrebt Brodie was found not
guilty of assault with deadly
Lawrence Horton was found
guilty of simple assault, prayer
for Judgment was continued.
| A nolle pros with leave was ta
ken in the hit and run and reck
less driving case against Clyde
A nolle pros wit'h leave was ta
jken in the reckless driving case
against Douglas West.
V. M. Leonard was found guil
ty of transporting and violating
prohibition law, discharged upon
payment of $5 and costs.
The following cases were con
Abon Fowler violating traffic
Abon Fowler, operating auto
A number o? cases on the dock
et were jury cases and several
were tried yesterday.
The subject of the sermon for
the morning worship hour was
"The Magnetism Of Jesus" based
?on the text "And I if I be lifted up
will draw all men unto me". In
the course of his message the pas
tor spoke on the condition and
the scope ot Christ's magnetism.
The report of the nominating
committee and the election of
church officer for the ensuing year
took place. The church letter was
read and approved. Observance of
the Lord's Supper came at the
close o( the morning message.
Sunday School at 9:45 A. M.
Baptist Tratnlng Union at 6:45 P.
M. The worship services are at
11:00 A. M. and 7:30 P. M. We
welcome you to all services.
COBS IN OPENER
Colonel Jacob Ruppert's
Baseball Machine Func
tions Smoothly in
Beating Cubs, 3-1
RUFFING GETS BEST
OF LEE IN BOX DUEL
BEFORE BIG THRONG
Cubs Must Rely on Dizzy
Dean to Beat Lefty Gomez
Who Never Has Lost &
World's Series Game
Wrigley Field, Chicago, Oct). 5.
? Everything a championship
team must have to win great
games ? power, pitching, superb
fielding and that Intangible some
thing called luck ? combined to
send the mighty New York Yan
kees off victorious in their quest
for a third straight, record-break
ing sweep of World Series base
ball plunder this chill, blustery
Before a near record crowd of
44,242 customers, who packed
every nook and cranny of the re
modeled stadium, t'he Yankees
chilled the hot Chicago Cubs, 3-1,
in the opener. They beat the best
Gabby Hartnett and his gallants
had to offer, belt'ing their pitch
ing pride, General Bill Lee, for 11
of their 12 hits, four of them by
Catcher Bill Dickey, who equalled
a series record. Jack Russell who
pitched the ninth after Lee was
lifted for a pinch batter, gave Ohe
The defeat left the Cubs with
no alternative than to take a long
gamble in Thursday's second game
by sending the once great, but now
ailing Dizzy Dean to the mount!
against the long invincible Lefty
Dickey and Big Charles (Red)
Ruffing, strong-arm men of t'he
Yankee batting and pitching de
partments. were the heroes today
for the world champions, but
pressing them was almost t'he en
tire lineup of the champions, who
came through not only at bat but
PREVIEW OF WAR
(The following article will no
doubt fit into the ideas of many
of our readers about the future
of Europe. For special reasons the
name of the writer is withheld
October 1, 1948.
At six o'clock this morning Ita
lian Troops began the occupation
of New York City. One hour later,
six o'clock central time, German
Troops marched into New Orleans
and at six o'clock. Pacific Coast
time, Japanese Troops began oc
cupying San Francisco. This is
in fulfillment of a treaty by which
England and France gave the
states of New York, Louisiana and
California to Italy, Germany and
Japan as a peace offering to prev
ent. them from invading France
and Englaud. The entire nation
is shocked and humiliated beyond
expression and wanted to fight it
out, but the President and Chief
of staff urged a peaceful occupa
tion in preference to needless
Just thirty years ago. when the
Allies wer^ fighting with their
backs to the wall, two million
American soldiers furnished the
additional power to bring Germany
! to terms and it is hard to realize
that the same Englaud and Franca
for whose National existence those
brave Americans fought, bled and
died, would barter her rescuers to
a common enemy.
We can look back, now that
it ft too late, and see the terriblo
rfiistakes and fateful blunders we
Germany should never have
been allowed to begin to rearm. *
Then there would have been no
re-occupaMon of the Hhineland,
no taking over of Austria, Czecho
slavakla, Roumania, Bulgaria, Bel
gium, Holland, Denmark and
While all this was taking place .
and we had sufficient wealth and
resources we should have provided
| an army, navy and air force the
'equal of those of the entire world
combined and kept) them tip to
hour in every respect, then, when,
the clock struck, we could have
defended ourselves successfully
and while the loss of life would
tftve been terrible, it would have
been far preferable to slavery to
is past. The freedom of which the
The glory thati was America's
Star-Spangled Banner was tl}?
happy symbol is but a memory.
? - -
Clarence Bass will prefect) at
3:00 o'clock next Sunday, Oct. 9.
at Piney Grove Church. He will
bring to the congregithm of that
church a very timely and most
Important dtacugfloa ft the topic.
"What Think V.- .) i .n ut," with
bearings on the rslftioas of
Christian to U'S Lord.