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ANSWERS CALL OF DEATH
After Short Ubwi Mr. Mark Morgan Pa nod to Hio Final Reward—War
Prominent Gotten Manufacturer and One of Scotland Coant?’* Pro
groaalvo and Wealthy Cltiaraa.
Laurinburg, Scotland county and all
tkla eection of North Carolina waa
saddened with the annoeaecmaot of
*he (hath of Mr. Mark Morgan, which
occurred at hie country home near
Laurel Htn Wednesday night of laat
week at • o’clock.
Mr. Morgan waa one of tho moot
V * —
1 Through the long uduwn of Mo
father, forced into the factory to
work at the age of oercn, bereft of hie
father at ten, the yeungeet of eight
children of a widowed mother; died
the preeident of three cotton mflli,
Tiee-prceideat of a bank and Internet
extensive cotton manufacturer* of
this aaatlad, aad era* Urgaly identi
fied with numerous business cnterpris
a* la Scotland and eurrcmsdtng coun
ties. He was 79 years of age, aad had
been la failing baatth far eoneerim*.
but not dangerously dl until shoot
a weak hafocu his death.
Mr. Morgan waa born is Harnett
oounty la September, 1897. At th*
ago of 9 yean ha began bla bueineae
aaruar a* a cotton mill operative he
Hope Mills. A few year* thereafter
ho rwaweJ to Ham river aad worked
ia a cotton mdU there. In early iuea
ed in various host—* enterprises, to I
the, success of which hii mind aw)
oani have contributed; dsnlsd for
hiiBMlf the privileges of school, died
a patron of learning, Mark Morgan
presented an ithutratioo of that en
ergy and purpose that does thinks in
£te of circumstances, end shewed
it the same spirit that mads North
Carolina soldi en glorious la war
loads to merited sets see in the paths
at peace. Ths native sens of North
Carolina have boon among the dried
workers in bar industries, and among
them stands the name ed Mark Mor
gan, written high among As rest.
On his father's aide Mr.
aytvania after the , War
and settled an the Capa roar River,
Me relative, Mask Morgan, having set
tled kt Orange Oednsty on a creek bear
ed .Chapel HID, part ed the altsad2e
State tyalmelty being donated hr >
Mr. Morgan ed this family.' The
mother ed ‘
Welsh family wMeh located in
. AD ed Me aeon east*
grated to Alabama and
edRssm whs remained fas Mg
wi^k disease that lingered for a fang
time, resetting by, Us death la 1MT.
leaving s wife and eight diUdren. The
heavy ilemende ed slakneee la the
finally famed even the yeungmt hoy
•sMtke end mom hears per day far
Stty spats per week at first, a prlnee
lr weke ed eight and ean-fUrri sente
ffr day! Ms way1
* (M« ens Mm te y he mat
ed the walk ad «M
hit (ke at 2ft
te' make eU Ike
te he dam outside ed
THINGS PERTAINING TO LIFE
■ 1 1 ■
Bf Han* M. mtk.
OUR LOVED ONE WHO U FT US LAST YEAR.
n• wui scop ior so now UNO own
ing to think of tho** who one* walked
with us, bet era found no os or* upon
oarth. W* would bring thoir faces
before us again and dwell for a while
upon tho oxooUont things found hi
thoir live*. To oomo of yon It ha*
boost doooloto and lonaly since this
sorrow cam*, while others hava taken
now hop* and Inspiration and havo
■tad* over again solemn vows of
fnithfuln«es to God.
I wish that I might be able to di
rect yow gas* away from tho past
end fix it epon tho eternal future.
Yow loved one* are not in tho peat.
It was than that you last *fiw them,
but they dwell now In the glorious fu
ture. A* time pease* thin grief which
•owns so now will bosoms a holy
memory in your soul who* you took
back toward it through the viau of
yean. You can than speak of it calm
ly, and know that inataad of having
base robbod of aU that la worth living
and striving for, your Hfe has been
enriched beyond measure by this
strain of suffering which he* been
wrought into the character. •
1 bear you say in subdued voice,
“Father died lust year." And now
for tho drat time you have been
thrown entirely upon yow own re
source*, but docs be net live over
again ia you T How many limn since
(hen bare hi* word* and wamingj
com* to you. Somehow all tho
Strength end exempt* of his life rise
up to help you in this now experience.
Not a day pass** but there is cans*
to thank God for his memory.
But in this home it was mother who
died. You eay that you can net get
aeed to seeing her place vacant. No,
I am sure that you can not, and asay
be never will. Yes, I know that
neither you nor I appreciated her aa
we should have done while she wee
here. ThoasaSda araat testify tha
same things la their awn experience.
She was so class to aa, and was eo
food and gracious that era took !♦«*»,
PWlBil '111' I »jWj|
Would always he wtth as. .Mt the
Ine love of her eoal has baan tha mai
ag ef you, and hpr fair head will net
forever la beaadlction upea year hand.
When yon pray let these be year
****** “Lord, help me toJlyaa Ufa
worthy aoch a mother."
And you, my aoter, nave lost year
Imaband who was tha comrade and
strength of your Ufa It has been
» hen) year for you. Tha burden
sometimes second more the* could
ha borne. But for tha sake of tha
DfaOdrsa and in memory of him who
lowed you and thorn It Ims base possi
ble for yen to -mugs this far,, and
you are facing the future with all
tha bravery of a woman’s heart.
^ And what shall I eay te him whose
Us return bamaf How* empty the
UW aad hspsIsM^Us taU u^"" **’
rim is net hen ta ritare Ha
vithhluL Yet whs can
bar simyinl ashlp and toys huso dsua
tar him? How they have aaaetUUd
his life; how bar white soul has puri>
wt my naart I* aoroly toocbod for
ftm wba have ted to gfr* ay tte Httta
aam. Ttey did ate Urn to kww
teter aia or team* Jnat long rniough
tboy ltogorad to partate rf tte
woHTo lor* and to tear* to tte to-'
•aftaWa *«ffateig of man. Am om'j
woted gatter km teto from tteir
parwt atom aad aarry team to adorn
tea palaea of tte btog. ao aaa thorn
tiny exoatarm of praaalao t-Vr- to
tteir Patter** tea**, and ttera I am
•or* ttey trip tew forth lata par
fate baawty mate tea warmth of Hi*
■•tea) amflo. late am of thorn
teMtoV* "'"II ■** **“ k*a**1
«*k»»teg it Into tea oara of thorn
wte had eoam aa am to tom M, hMt
mad away. Ia my ftoMy 1 tem am
tteir baby foot nm a* tte tefetog
pathway attondod by tteir Oantoa
rnTthTtetetel? ^ 2
oalf for team Tte 'tea* wn tom*
te tte mm after an *tp«r1m» Ilka
teto Ptat teiw team aaw tatea
ita data Atom tte (tea that bahy «ama
and tea tem tea* baby loft
darn H mate item
or of what malady tteydtodT *Tte
■P totem taut oowtion la wtet wa*
team af matte to tteir UrnaT Ham
■ate af lor*T Ham amte af ftd*l
Hyf Ham moth *f mteahjiiiT Wad
team anythtog white wa mated Hkt
te ramamter, ami after which w*
mte tea to pattern am Bvaaf
Wte^mted tem teM m torn 2m
.* , . ’ ..
* . • | .
ab« M be taken? What prophet wll
what names will be rea.
fra i the list twelve months fron
' I «. J. N. WILLIAMS PASSES.
Dai th Claims Highly Respected Clti
ara W Laariabarg.
1 I Iha passing at Mr. 3. Nelson Wl|.
llai a, Laurinborg loass another of its
gw I and moat highly respected dth
sae l It was not an on expected mee
ec rar that came to the William,
hoi e at the Dickson Mill Saturday
at toon to call sway tka rather, but
,u >amiag has cast a shadow at aor
m soar the whole at Laurinburg
1 r. William* came to Laurinborg
IS rearm ago whan the Dickson Mill
we b being built and assisted in piae
hd t the auchiaery in the mill. and
•u cf^thiu had bran one of tkv moat
teOMad and honored employees of that
convoeahoo. Ho came to Laurinburg
**y* **• Richmond Coatou MiU. where
ha worked from his boyhood until be
canto to Laurinburg. The first work
***** ho did bone after the miU began
operation was that (5 overseer in the
•Md ream, .ad so well end faithful
did he discharge hie duties that who.,
he Was called away ha atOl had charge
of that danartment.
Ahoa* a yaar ago hi* health began
bo fall, and bis Illness developed Into
that of eaacar of the stomach. and
althaagh suffering much aad greatly
w«a*«aad by hi. sMktion, ha fought
aff the idea of giving ap the work ho
lovad aad not until one weak before1
***• •*J AH ba consent to take bio bed
and giro up his life’s labors.
was a codec re tod member of
the* Laarin burg Methodist church, at
topl Mm its services regularly aad
gajs liberally ad his maaas for Ha
■V*1 **• was as hooorod'maa
Mfcg-th ^ • sonic Order aflhating
tpriCt-g Lodge No. >06,
j was rignt, aad alwayi
"JRd what ha considered was ——*]
"wfJl hanoaahta. Ua traatad his fal
with groat kindness aad con
WdRand0"' *nd b*C“** ^ amis
manhood, had draws show
.. JiP1* toneraj was conducted at th<
Wa* toiase Sunday afternoon at 1
•J»«k. by his pastor, Her. R. p
toaisl was in the city
JjJhJ^toaaa Mania aad Nel&f'wtt
•J Kxchanga iotas the mam
*d^the^striofcsa family in az
WHEN A. D. CUttKlL
FINANCED LECTURE TOURS
ftaHair Uia LIT* la G«argU (b Ptaaai»4 nd “_ttj t„t„, Tmmn ^
1 la Mr. Carrfa.
Oee* upon * time, oar (rind and
fellow dtiaea, A. D Currie, took a
' notion that ha could make a few Aithy
dollar, and iom reputattou by fiae/w
lag lecture toaia for prominent man.
Tfaia wae in Urn old day. whan ha
lived in Georgia.
The how come of Ifr. Currie'* atage
•doe grew oat of the fact >t.i he wae
e wenbipful reader of the writing.
Of Bill Arp, the Georgia aage,_j
Dick Mapiee, the Are eating editor of
the National Kip Saw. Ha concerned
the idea that baeaaoe there men had
tlieUnguiahad thetaeclro. in writing
they should also be fluent talker*, sad
that to hire their time aad have them
deliver lecture, would bo good t—f-rr
•ad T.ould iadder;tally HIT any it*—,
rial aching void that be carried about
lt» h»» Bystem
He van a close resuUir of both Arp
anil Maple., us h* j. .aday of Tom
Wataou, and hi* intimacy with Maj.
8mitb, (BUI Arp) grew out of a little
incident—juet tJuuk how tho llIb
things count, »; -I wtn; a fooH frleV
■hip and great firan.~l;il
m*nt came to friend Or trio vat -if a
moru incident. It happened Is tbia
“On* twpriad Mr. Carrie.
"Why", Mid M*J Smith. . «UMft
Dr. Palmer, a _
to Introduce the
to Mr. Carrie** •
ef the introduction w**t MMee*
like thin: "Fellow Ckiaeas. it Um
whole eerth eta a scroll and the At>
Imui naan v.xe Ink, It weald be m.
inF.c.tiit to writ* all the grad pill
Arp hae *aid ami written. Then ere
hoc three Bill’*—Bill McKinley BUI '
Bryan aid ^ U Arp.- Here wet the
i Umax n.v) u • and at the hriradoetioo.
end the lo.tbre waa on.
Kaj. Soi.i.i first told hie hmien
boa be icae i» cell htamstf t*BUl
"." 1 ‘ at the Lag!nning of the
« er when thing, were getting right,
he red firepjuwj e .peach which he
WM to rxetl en a eerteia eeeaaioe ie
hi bemr town on aeveaeioh. The day
iame and the • poach wae Nad. The
boon, waa filled to the door*, and Jmt
ea he Aniriled, a taU. bread-ehoold
% ^ D U -•» • •••*’' .»tL AhH.
- VMM v. irnuig
for the AUaau Conautution, pr.
poiwdad • pozzU in one of him crti
des and naked for uarn. Mr. Cur
it* was the ftr-t ptnoa to need in a
; cermet answer, nod in imply to thin
sioivod o letter of .i-mna enda t*xi
from the Cwjfj mage. It wii here
-hat Ur. Carrie conceived the idea
that it might be well to ry to make
eotaa anraagnmaot with him foe a iae
tum tear, and began writing to.him
about it Out of thia eormapondeoca
grew^e eeatreet the terms of which
Hmr a aeries of aims lectures fee
Mewl Cuntoi Om at Alley, Mr.
Qmto*e haauu town, noo at Mt Veto
nan and sm at Leog Pond. Per ttda
' Tim subject ad dm lecture emu “Bo
bind the flcaaes". After the font toe
tum. whisk manager Carrie bud
was nut fraught with dm mm el*.
■***» MwlMuimd Wtar. ■ m -
j, u»o v.i.tW
i 'oy« UiUt he wu /roe North Con.
f. »uoac*U ‘'latMT* toy MOTirnall
|«B my Mm* to it» jLjj. 8Mith
uitod tho follow what hi* —n wm,
**• wit -V,.iy — "rf J ln« «
r> u uui day tho bcms of BJJ* An
•* aJoyiad by Maj. Smith u kio
Xh* noxt day tho |eofc»e woo to ho