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TR POWER OB TIB CHURCH.
There *rc those persistent—should
ta* aa? pernicious—persons srho aro
tryiag to oarfan the warid tot the
church la losing It* power; that to aa
lea gar tatarssta men; that dsrgyasen
are provincial and professional ta a
point that reader* them aloof aad un
fit far practical things. These MM
persons tad as that folks do aat at-;
taad the Church services aad that men
weald rather, aad da, go to Sunday!
toll ga—, to the golf Oaks or sate
Hiuiup prvrtnuff uoui imnfi
ta the itt¥ and digntfled —vice of
the Modem church. Because of these
things they tall as that the church to
a buck-number aad there is urgent j
•wed for a new form of worship m;
•nile-t the activities of this enfam*
Had hiWIlia To a— self-ap
p'ftM critics the carc to dear; the
dawk to a failure and for this own
do apt respect h.
Vaatar'o troth to toaaBetont. Theta'
fine persons da not understand haw
Ike Christian religion can bo made aa}
attractive aad baaatKol thing unless
ft I* translated into practical and osa
ctote things it pleasant aad senseless
Ws kitt Borer M any respect for
the missionary society the' secured
He attendance by serving refresh
Send*. nor the church that financed
itself with oyster suppers. Nor the
jwv_che* l hat ■ratwlitniwl pvtitirs itrc
•‘current events" for Bible truths, aad
ponds rod to tho silly notions of tend
1m confftcffattons. Inatituticnal
riowhis with their varying activities (
aad maltItndlaiiiM iatoresta are mors
often tho extended personality of ao
irasrsaaluas clergyman sod fall into
decay aad dgciiac when his driving
energy ie ao hagur applied or felt.
Tho church that endures is baflt as
tho eternal print ip(m of Christianity
aad by adhoriag to theoa is mohlsd to
weather the storms of criticism aad
ihpf . Tho Chrjgtlaq_raHgiga_.'jg_P.
bcouttfai, exalted thing and aevor ap
yvora ia its true light except whoa
tofttap a» the great Meal for mem—
osmmhlng high and holy toward
- we e -
vwwtJOg JBQVb KT1”. 'I'*1 .v ■n-/’-'
Them are many moo who do not go
to rborrh. Dm in wo to htemet
this condition as tho fault Of tho
•hutch; of is Ibgra something wrong
whhmeu? There arc men who eevcT
boor tho pwntirt voice in puhiie
worship except when be is eg Bed to
the bsmt to conduct e /cmera! serv
W . Y(t three men always want the
preacher to ohleietv when their chil
irn h i biriod or get married: Thi»,
It wnli tocm, shooH U e» snowoc
st‘"Vont for nil time to those who
And Poult with the church. Urn do
nr- Vr-p the ton commandment*, no*
*. th r U‘r tho dean, upright lives
they rtjlit Mt dors tMs signify
thnt them Is oomthing wrong with
the tea enamaaAmowto and decent liv
. U regal res a certain amaunt of
tl!xh)f morning and go promptly to
ehufeh aad ftanrtay school Ths
castor, bon pleasant thing ao doubt
10 to hoot tho munrfeg paper or other
dirrralon. Bat tho fort remstos that
rlf things m life worth having aad tho
things *ag endow am bought with a
pries. Obviously these who an not
Id pay Km peioo can not o^podt
i«r irtunily building which would be
of service to all He Mto of the people
for oil time U without doubt the most
fitting memorial the people of this
county ccuid giew. Wo havo gotten
hi the tout of raising money by the
thousands Cor spot purposes. Am e
final effort why mat a few thseesrde
far a grant manuriil institution of
toots kind that wilt carry an far al
waa ea hsauHtoly deasinaat to the
Bean of tha bays whs sr* hillenh
of world from
at the little towm
■■RIM tO WlMUnfwn wittt uMCfl
tions pise ding for the permanence of
these war Institutions- Judging bj
their actions these fellows don't give
a hoot for the country's welfare but
want the Govemeaent to cootinui
these campe far the benefit to dolton
to i.heir cotunitinWaa. regard] ess of
whether thay or the country can frame
at what a waste of tha public money
it may be. Any awn or men whs
would seek to keep one of these campe
clfve tor Ida awn paraanal interests
when the GenMMR has no use oa
earth for it, ought to be court-mar
In any community there are people
that think critically of their neighbor
who by hi* thrift and industry tries
to accumulate property. Some of the
ne’cr-do-wsUn are plainly dissatisfied
with any eocenes that may come to
their fellow*. They an unwilling to
pay the price ef success mad some
times tty to get by rioteneo and theft
‘hot which they nr# too trifling to get
In legitimate and - honorable way*.
These arc of thn same stripe ef the
Rohheriki who are causing civilisa
tion to tremble in certain parts of the
world. There's little that's honorable
end decent in that bench er the doc
trine* they proclaim.
Significant of the country's return
C normality is the announcement
From some cities that cecs-eoia slumps
From 10 to # cants a glass. This
should add another star to Dwsoc.
-1 « mm
Just a« Toddy had do part in win.
liny Uta war, il'a a tafa hot ho aril)
lave nothin* to do with makmjr
Don’t foryet to yive th«nl<» Thu»a
lay. and ovary day!
I White the PraUnft critic* eca
tbmo to squeal and aquak and squirm,
ha is goin( aboad with Ua plana for
world peace. There's many a puny
tool who hernias ha can't participate
ia tha peace asportations. la willing
U descend to tha role of critic and In
stead of hilplng icaks to hinder tha
hiiliiil ia hia groaj weak. A wiaa
usi wtt keep hia mouth shat moat of
aaw home* tor people who would like
to Hr* hors. TWe io no dairy Wn,
and people who would prefer to ire
hare are compelled to asm elsauhaiw
Ijinaai af tha feet they can not gat
house to live ia. la assy Instances
two aad .Area families are living un
der tha use roof simply hccaaa* they
can't do totter.
c m .Jii . u 1 1
If Mr. McAdoo were made of tho
tort of clay some man are, instead of
mitring hie big government jooe and
frankly its ting that the work was too
heavy and he needs to malts money1
lor hia family, he would have written
Prcahlaiit Wilson something like this:
'If you don't give me an 8-hoar work
lag day and a 150,000 a year salary,
1 will quit you cold January 1, IMS."
PRICES FOR CAMP BRAGG SITE
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| Tha flofc* County Joonul speak* in
this manner of Fayetteville's artillery
the people llvlny an thin the bounds
<* Qoap Brant ora not at all satis
fled with the prices named by the ap
praisers for their lands, that is, thooa
we have *t*n. Six or seven dollars
aa acre will not be considered by tha
neneia at all. If the Government
wants that camp site, it should pay
what the land is worth. Or tha Gov
ernment may condemn the site and
take it at whatever price* the courts
ft* and movs the people out by force.
It baa the power, but as the war is
over, the drafts are discontinued. the
men in camps already built are aoen
to be seat home,,so ere hope Camp
Brant will soon be an unpleasant
memory, so far aa Hoke is concerned.
Ob account of labor condition*, no
tice is hereby tiven that I will be un
rbie to AO wood and coal orders after
12 o'clock M. Saturdays. Therefor*
order your fual before Saturday every
It W. V. KVANS.
I will expose for sale at pablic auction for cash
at the lateoeaidence of \ onnger McRae (Colored) on
Friday, December 20,. 1918,
the personal property of the estate, consisting of
.Harrow, Mower, Rake, two Wagons, Gear, Corn
Planter, Cotton Planter, Stalk Cotter, Top Boggy,
Carriage, 2 Horae Plow, One Hone Plows, 3 Males,
4 One-Hone Wsgon Wheels, 2 One-Horse Wagon
Axles, alsa about
15 bales cotton, 500 bushels cotton
seed, 1000 pounds fodder, 50 bush
els com, 25 sacks of cotton seed
meal, and other articles.
Sal* will begin at tea o'clock mad continue un
til all aoli. Friday, Decwnber 20th, 1918.
Tanaa, cash apaa dakrtry. 1-4 eaak oa nch
artldea aa cannot be delivered tbaI day, balaftae
■pas daUvery next day.
They Are Here!
We have just received
another shipment of extra fine
Young Horses and Mules.
They are now ready for you.
H. R. WEILL, Jn Charge
Laurinburg, North Carolina
Best PricesOffered at Home!
Ladies’ Fine Fur-Trim
In All The Newest Shades.
Children's and Misses’ Coats in latest models in Velvet
... C '+ ■ ' * ■ •*.% ' **. * * . •
•Velour and other cloth materials.
Ladies' fine silk, satin and serge dresses. Tailor-made
coat suits for Ladies in Brown, Blue, Black burgundy and
Fawn colored all wool materials
Boys’ and Children’s fine knickerbocker suits. Men's
fine blue serges, cassimeres and imported worsted suits, over
coats, ulsters and rain coats to be sold in the next ten days a*
prices Cheaper than at Fayetteville or Charlotte,
all things being considered.
Come at once and make your selection before the bar
. \ , . i '
gains are all gone.
Evans’ White Front De
Laurinburg, North Carolina
We willl aell you a Barrel of Flour now.