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A FAREWELL SERMOI?. ?
International Bible Ltuoo for
Sept. 5, 'o*? < Acta so: 2-38).
Oar ~ " ' r1
d?T ilmiit ? I
that Paul preach
ed to the church
at Epheaus. On
his *a y to Jeru
aalem be ap
pointed a meet
ing With the of
ficial board of.
port of Miletus. |
Paul declares, and Is pot ashamed
of it either, that be bad been extender -
hearted pastor, that he had warned
them even "with teera." Heroic fear
lessness and tearful tenderneas are
twin attributes liv all truly
suuls. ? This great apostle. .had gone ]
forth "weeping, bearing precious 1 "
and thus had often returned rejoicing
bringing his sheaves with him." He
was not one of your "soft" men. dis
gusting with their constant flojr of
lachrymal fluid. jOne>. tear on Paul's
cheek meant more than streams from
nfhor nyesfrr He not <
stve ne*d7 but a peat tender heart I
and thai tenderness gave him %
mighty Influence among men
But Paul was no time-server. "He
kept back nothing that was profita
ble." . He did "not -prophecr "smooth
things." ? if he had been a want, a
man-pleaser, a time-server, if he had
been afraid of provoking men he
would have kept back disagreeable
truth. The test of truth la not what
is palatable, popular, pleasing, but
what Is profitable and permanent -It
Is no disparagement to a preacher, to
bo cordially bated, soundly berated,
hunted and persecuted. Such treat
ffleni mgy be the linear cotrrpllment
to real worth that heaven can bestow
No man should murmur when dhat
comes In the way of duty. . ?
The reason why Borne preachers
get along so smoothly Is because of
the facility with which they straddle
The fence, appear to take both sides
|-of_thfi name subject, blow hot and
cold at the same time, and die at last
with the -questionable epitaph, "He
never bad an BUtymy!" 9uch a tomb
stone could be erected In a field of
cabbago heada, but doesn't look well
over the grave of a soldier. That
could never have been said of Paul,
the model preacher, no more than it |
could have been said of his Master.
All truly great preachers have been
great fighters, and the devil enjoys
nothing m6re thai) to get his spear be
| tween the Joints df such a man's har
Paul said In this farewell sermon.
"I go bound In the spirit to Jerusa
lem. not knowing the thlngB that Bhall
befall me there." He was not cow
ardly fleeing from trouble, he was go
ing herolrflly. whewrtl6 was sure he
would get worse, and more of It. He
did not Know what form It would tike,
but he felt sure that it was Inevitable. 1
Many a man in bis -circumstances |
some other direction, or would have
gone on his miserable way full of la
mentations and groan h, but this great
hero was as calm as If he was going
to his coronation. And be was.
Paul was one of the most abused
men that ever lived, and his troubles
generally came upon him unexpected
ly. like lightning out of a ?.lear sky.
but he" was hefoTcT. 11 WU Will TOP
him, as it is for us, that it was so.
Had he known in advance how many
times ho was to be- beaten. inflitaMt
and shipwrecked ahd imprisoned, and
how much he was- to suffer from hun
ger and thirst, and cold and wear!.,
ness, and palnfulness and watchlngs
it would have added groatly to' his
burdens. It Is hard endugh' to bear
(hose things which come as " they
come, without anticipating-* them.
None of ua .know the reverses
w UfS U1WHIJ
cross of sacrifice. But" the true child
of God sihfi. albeit witn numrfng"
Up and streaming eye:
'd rather walk in the dark with God, ]
Than go klone In the llfcht.
I'd rather walk with Hlot|Kby faith
Than go alone by sight"
shall befall us In this life, the id
"None of these things > move me,"
he Bays; Mark yon, he does not say
none of these things hurt him. Paul
?W idl ? SMIUJIJHI hoi ,Wck
skinned and indifferent. -As gentle aA
a woman, as finely strung as a harp,
slights .and insilts ' struck the nerve
of his keenest, feelings. He felt it to
the very core of his being. Bat it did
hot swerve him from the line of dpty.
The hero- Is not -the man who fcxrno
tear, he is tlhe man whe goes on-tra
hesitatingly in the path of duty dlou?h
facing the batteries of hisieoeiniet.
and shot in the back by bis supposed
friends. With Paul it w^g. duty first,
and life second. That is christian
heroism which counts 'the cost, and
yet cries oat "Neither eoimt I my life
dear unto myself, so that I nay fin
ish my course with Joy." - 'r\
__ Alt.hgflgli Bxttll baa.^ft itsfas ami.
* t?Mlte?y substantially the came as ;
that of -the contifooijn territory of
UjftJQlted States, it no Interstate
h?gdfri liiiq, u mnn m m
interstste MfUjrtlsa. if ^ Mm 1
met at Ue Hickory ?
day night to dtseuss ih? matter of
holding an agricultural street street
fair thiq fall, " Much interest was
shown and it waa decided to have
one, . probably early in October. A
committee tojioOcU- luiids and. other.
Contributions for premiums wavap
polnted. ? Another meeting will be
buld Liual Mundaj iiIrIil iui
arrangements... when it ft expected,
that a number ot_ JarmerfVlll be
present and glre the benefit of their
counsel. Major Graham of the SUte.
Board of Agriculture, was pr$ten\
Thursday night and gave an _lnier
esting talk.? Htctcory
The Chamber *of Commerce of
Southport dfd the right thing, wl^en
fhsg !? Willi Pi ??Hem Tsfl l? Blop
off here for a short time when on his
trip down the rlirer from Wilming
ton, whlcfc~?Uy he is scheduled to
visit ISrotqmber. ?? Although his stop
here wlll^pexhap* be necessarily
short,., all should be done that pos
slbly can tte to entertain him in the
style .suited to a .President and a_
mnnnar which will make him -proud
to have been a gJ&at of Southport.
He will see one jr the tinest harbors
he has seen for some time and per
haps we can induoe him to use his in
fluence in some way to help us out.
^ Soirthpost Herald.
Today Clerk Brown of the Corpor
ation Commission gave out figures
of this year's asseeauitni ut .all i-rnr
poratlons, including common car
riers.- The total assessment is as fol
lows: .Banks, $18,892,131 ; railways,
$86,345,553; teWgraph, telephone,
street rallway,.~ilectric power and
light, Ac., $7,774,644; building and
loan associations, $1,683,710; mis
cellaneous corporations. $73,302,
356. The increases are as -follows:
Ratlways $764,71>0;V teleBraphr^ele
phone, &c., $372,391; banks $1.
I133.919.707r buCMing anS loan.
450,028. The total increase is $16,
520,4-30, and the grand total of as
sessments of all property Is $185,
998,995. * * - % *
Ben Rud, colored, was taken tee
fore United State Commissioner!
with retailing Ifquor without license, I
in the city of New Bern. Ttfe case |
was continued until Tuesday, ? S?
tember 7, a bond of $100 for appear
ance being required, which .was
given. Rud's dlspensarv la out on the
maccadamlzed road. ? New Bern
Mr. W. S. Wilkinson, of the firm
of Wilkinson,- Bullock & Co., has
Just purchased and Installed an
electric phonograph for th^ dicta
tion o.? letters, q,nd in turn their re
petition to the stenographer. . The
mauhfiflj i? put uu thf maiket bj the
Edison Phonograph? Co., and ? pi
sents a great time saver for business
man and 41 help t;o stenographers.
wax record containing the ^dictation
is given the stenographer, who in
turn has it repeated at the speed
that Is desired, and at- a time that is
most convenient This is the ' first
machine o.f its kind to be brought to
this city. ? Rocky Mount Record.
flg?. 9. P. BHauu, liil LUlllLLU
preacher who attempted to convey
to Bud Hall,' who la no# In Jail, tools
with whlch^to m>k<i MKopfi ? u4
who Jumped from the window of the
sheriff's office upon being found with
the tools In his poss'esslajn, was tried
yesterday before Squire 'John " IH>
church and bound over to court un
der a. f 100 bond. Not being' able to
frlve the required bond he was placed
In the? Wake "county Jail and Is once
jjie sought to aid to escape. * Balson
was -bound to admit that he had the
tools In his possession, for they were
found otrhlm, but he denied that he
Tinri nnir Inlanllft
slim ? it would not hold water, so he
waB bouhd over to answer before- the
Superior cdurt for his slick trick,
which was discovered in time to pre
vent the escape of Bud Hall:-?-News
W. 8. McOInnla, assistant superin
tendent railway mail service, at-,
tached to 4>ffla? of s&on'd assistant
postmaster general, at Washington,
D. C., has been here this week, to
look Into -the matter of tfr? proposed
chailge of schedule of th? "Beaufort
and 1 Ocracoke mallboats. After
trip to Ocracoke and Interviews with
citizens and postmasters on the route
K has Wen decided that 1?|b' best for
all concerned not to change th* leav
ing time to noon. The eastbound
mall boat, ^jlll now leave Beaufort at
6:20 ft. m., Instead t>f 7:20, as here
tofore, thus giving the boat a chance
to reach Ocracoke before dark. ThU
kfraniepilht Also- permits the con
tractors to handle the Qlouceater
Ivea ? Beaufort Outlook.
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Please announce that there wUi bjp
a farmers' educational 'meeting held
at Wtshjpgton on Tuesday. Jieptem
- 1 Among the' Important au tfjecta to
be d)acusaed wDl be drainagd, stock
raising, cattle quarantine, and farm
management with 'reference _ to corn
The meeting has ~p96n arranged
with the sole purpose bringing
subetantial-nttd practical Information
and benefit to those who are engfcgsd
In the cultivation of the atoll.
The meetjng will begin, at 10
o'clock a. m. and - there will be a
forenoon. and afternoon sesfion.
? JNO. H- SMALL.
WORTHY Of THEIR STEEL.
Militiamen- Asueged Hla Thirst and
'-?TKow I6*d Hl? Wan*.
During a strike in. the coal mine* ol
Weal Virginia some'years ago, appre
hension on the part of the 8tate aifc
thoritieSTedto the calling out pf the 1
llilltla. There was really no trouble,
but the situation was tense and blood
ahed waa looked tor at any moment
One day a auMier In uniform, ufl
duty, was at roiling through the fflMn*
alieet of the' towu wheieiu the gntr:
eet violence , waa feared, wbefl BV Was'
surrounded by a crowd of strikers.
"Honest, now. Bill." asked one of.
the men of the miMtiacnan. "would you
fire at your fellow men?**
-Ho, I bromptly replied
rOM BMB.m uniform. "I never shot at
any one in my life, An' I ain't goin- to
do it now."
The crowd cheered, and some one
drtnk, an invitation which he accepted
with alacrity. * Whence had satisfied
his thirst the <]ueetlon was put:
"If y'qn are in sympathy with the
strikers, why did you answer the call
to come hirer*
"I ain't' said I waa In aympathy with
the strikers," waa the unexpected re
joinder of the man in uniform.
"Bot tou aatd rou wouldn't shoot at_
a min^r; that's the eame thing. "-pro
tested one of the men.
? "Wall, -fellers,"- said - the. uniformed,
one, after a moment's hesitation, "to
tell you. the truth, I never carried a
gun in my life. The fact ,1a I play the
cornet in the band." .
FOR SALE ON
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52x219 feet; has house on back and
waterworks and lights;*high. dry.
and one of the few
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fy?#. Jewelry, household goods,
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' rV . :J
Ktore-competitloa would be an
emptj phnue, Udetd, U U" were not
true that there b ilw^l a beet place
to bar * particular thing. II the
contemplated purchase to of aay Im
portance, the queatloo of where to
go to ot equal Importance; and the
IP ALL OF THE PURCHASES
YOP MAKE IN THE COURSE OT A
YEAR were made AFTER 0O!?SU>
KRIJtG THE AM., ami
become a ralmMe thlac to jroa. Aad
7?? would be amaaad at the
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naUmid aa a dlr<
?o yam tor .fomr
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' EAST GXKOUNA 7~ ~
iWachefs' Training School
* EatabUeheXnd maintained by the State foe the youM men
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SESSION OPENS' OCTOBF.R 5TH, 1 H9.
For proftpectua and information, addreaa ROBT. H. WRIGHT,
President. Green Wile, N. C.
Fresh lot of