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Friday , July 26, 19141.
Afaintt Hooterelt 4 ml Not 4 Third Trrm
When all the Republicans and a few Demo
publicans say they are against a third term they
only mean that they arc against Roosevelt and
his progressive policies. There have been times
when the Republicans maintained that a third
term is not contrary to the Constitution, but
when it is mentioned for the opposition party
a third term is not to be recognized in the eyes
of the Old Guard
If it is so bad, as the Roosevelt haters say
it is, for a President to continue in office for
more than two terms, then why is it all right
for senators and representatives to continue
in office decade alter decade? For. after all,
the senators and congressmen are the guys
who make the laws and run the country.
Up until the present administration took of
fice in 1933, the Republicans looked upon the
nation's Chief Executive as a man who dished
out jobs to the politicians and who did the bid
ding of big business The job of President as
handled by Mr Roosevelt carries a new mean
ing, and that is why he was called into service
for a third term by the party at its recent con
vention in Chicago.
How well the Old Guard would have had Mr.
HoovO- contmue iti the White lluuse a secund
and possibly a third term. Under him they
would have annexed all the wealth of the na
tion, and reduced the office of President to a
dummy directorate. Possibly this could have
been accomplished in Hoover's second term,
but to wind up the big deal the Old Guard
would, in all probability, have called on him to
serve for a third term
Hiiildinft ( l> llis Refiimt'
Adolf Hitler; as much as one hates to admit
it, is rapidly building up a world regime, and
some, call them alarmists if you like, see Eu
rope's mad man looking to America and these
United States. Follow the course of the man
these past few years through Austria, Czecho
slovakia, Poland. Norway, Holland and France.
In some of those countries. Hitler took over the
government merely by telephoning the people's
government to move out and make room for his
men. The most glaring defeat is seen in France
where a henchman, Petam, took over for Hit
ler-Mussolini while an honorable people plead
ed to carry on the struggle.
And now Hitler is asking the removal of
Churchill as head of the British government.
Remove him and put in a pro-German or face
the consequences of destruction. Hitler is tell
ing the British empire. If Hitler can tell the
greatest empire on earth what to do, there is
little to hope for in the United States in the way
of an uninterrupted freedom. Possibly Hitler
will warn against the inauguration of Roose
velt next January, and suggest that we pick
out Charlie Lindbergh, or Mr. Ford, or Mr.
Wheeler, or Mr. Vandenburg, not to mention
the "bucking" Democrats who apparently
would rather see Hitler reduce this nation and
its people to slavery rather than see Mr. Roose
vett return to the White House for a thtrd
We can stay here and talk third-term poppy
rot all we want to, and ignore the greatest prob
lem ever to face the world, but while we sleep
the octopus extends his deathly clutch on dem
ocracy and all that it purports to represent.
How foolish it is for us to remain idle during
these important months in the history of the
world. We are merely waiting for Hitler to ex
tend his slave regime on the world front and
then defy him and his superior strength. We
ate talking about our defense program, but if
England falls our armament ratio will be a lit
tle one against Hitler's eight.
Little has been gained on the diplomatic
front these past few months. Trade treaties
have had the life of a soap balloon, and mili
tary alliances have changed over night. It would
seem that time, money and energy expended on
those fronts offer little in return .and that the
best solution, while not at all acceptable to our
peaceful minds, would be to join hands with
England in prosecuting the war by sending
planes, military craft and supplies to her dur
ing the world crisis.
Japan'? "Monroe Doctrine'''
Christian Science Monitor.
The Monroe Doctrine confirmed established
interests in the New World; it did not seek to
eject non-American powers. It proposed to
maintain the independence of American na
tions. not to circumvent it.
True, it was designed to base a policy of self
interest?the security of the United States. Ad
mittedly it has on occasion been abused by im
Yet it has embodied real advantages for
weaker nations in the Western Hemisphere.
They have found it a tolerable doctrine. They
would not alter its objectives. And on the whole
the United States' application of the Monroe
Doctrine and the acquiescence of smaller Am
erican nations in this application has exhibit
ed enough of fair play on all sides to make that
Doctrine respected the world over.
No greater compliment could be paid it than
Comes from Tokyo periodically in assertions
that Japan today is exercising a "Monroe Doc
trine" throughout eastern Asia. The euphem
ism has been used again in the last few days. AH
that this means is that the Japanese military
authorities sense how great must be Britain's
preoccupation with the German threat of in
vasion, and that the United States must also
pursue a cautious policy for the moment in the
Far East, that France is "out" and that this
therefore may be ,as one Japanese newspaper
put it Japan's "golden opportunity."
A golden opportunity, presumably to exer
cise a Monroe Doctrine in the Orient. Yet how
would Japan go about it? The question is an
swered by the history of the last eight years: by
ejecting established interests, by undermining
the independence of neighboring nations
through puppet rpgimps. and by establishing
Japanese power with the "life-giving sword"
and civilian bombing.
Is this what the Monroe Doctrine as applied
by the United States in the Western Hemisphere
looks like in Tokyo? Such an impression might
impair some Americans' capacity for moral in
dignation But riot many will ho o!.^ily mU
led into an unnecessary self-condemnation. For
it is obvious that what Japan's expansionist
leaders are trying to do is to sell to the Amer
icas and to the rest of the still civilized world
a bill of goods with a deceptive label. A com
pliment to the Monroe Doctrine is implicit in
the effort though not many Americans will ap
jneciate it as an acceptable eompliment.
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By REV. Z. T. PttPHOPF
Pastor, Prcsbyteriaa Church
Two men were talking on a street
corner one day, a young man pass
ed hurriedly by without speaking,
one of the men said to the other.
"Did you notice the young man who
just passed by? He's my son. This
is the first time I have seen him in
months. In att these years we have
never really known or understood
each other. I wish I knew how to
know my boy."
An exceptional case you will say
Not by any means There are thous
ands of fathers who come "to their
senses" after years of neglect and
seeming indifference to the proper
training of their boys and whose
hearts are on the verge of breaking
today, because their sons have
grown to manhood and they do not
have anything in common
Prodigal fathers, all of them
If the fathers of America and of
Williamston are to escape from be
coming Prodigal Fathers and come
to know their sons better, two things
will be necessary.
First of all. they must play with
?hate mm ' I
Second, They must work with their
One of the questions asked of 1000
picked boys was this: "Is there any
thing you wish your father would
do with you that he is not now do
ing?" and a large percentage of
these boys answered, "Yes, we wish
our daddies would play with us
Another question was this: "Why
do you love your daddy so much?"
and hundreds of boys answered, "Be
cause he plays with me, he goes fish
ing with me, he plays tennis, base
ball and many other games with
Our boys want us to play with
The story is told of an automobile
mechanic who worked hard every
day, he always came home tired and
exhausted from his labors. But late
each afternoon he could be seen
playing catch with his son in the
backyard. His neighbor next door
knowing of his neighbor's ardous
duties asked him why he spent so
much time playing with his boy,
and to this question they replied,
"Because I had rather have the
backache now than to have the
heartach^ later on." Exceptionally
If we would keep our sons from
becoming prodigal sons and ourselves
from becoming prodigal fathers, we
must play with our boy.
We must work with them too.
This means that we-must spend a
part of our time * with our sons in
teaching them and directing them in
proper methods of work. FEthOF and
son should have a hobby, such as
collecting stamps, bird eggs, match
folders, and many others, which
will make it possible for them to
work together on. There should be
a workshop somewhere about the
house with various tools in it such
as hammers and saws and so forth,
and the father should teach his son
the proper use of these tools. This
does not mean that the father is to
do the work while his son looks on,
it means that these tools will be
placed in the son's hands in order
that he may learn to use them. As we
work and play with our sons we
come to know them, and understand
them in such a way, that there will
be formed ties and bonds and at
tachments that cannot be broken in
this world nor in the world tn come
A certain man was seated in his
home rather late one night reading
the paper when his telephone rang,
answering it, he was asked to come
down to the local police station. Ar
riving there, he was told by the of
ficer in charge that his son was in
Church school, 9:45 a. m.
Young people's league, 7:15 p. m.
Morning worship, 11 a. ra. The
singing class front the Methodist
orphanage at Raleigh, will have
charge of the service and will pres
ent a sacred musical program.
Evening worship, 8 p. m. Either
Rev. A. S. Barnes or Mr. Jesse San
derson will speak at the evening
Prayer service, Wednesday eve
ning, 8 p. m
CHURCH OF THE ADVENT
Tenth Sunday after Trinity.
Sunday school, 9:45 a. m.
Morning prayer and sermon, 11 a
m. by Mr. Sidney Mason.
The following music will be ren
dered at the 11 o'clock service:
Processional, Gyforward Christ
Venite, Exultemus Domino. Good
Gloria Patri, Goodson;
Benedictus es Domine, Stults;
Jubilate Deo. Danks;
Hymn, L>eo Kindly Light;
Offertory, Organ Solo, Prayer from
Recessional, Lead Us. O Father;
Rev. J. M. Perry, who is conduct
ing a revival in Orantsboro, N. C?
will be home in time to preach at
Everetts Sunday morning at 11 a.
The young people will have
charge of the service at 8 p. m.
The public is cordially invited to
attend both services.
trouble. Early the night before he
had left home with a number of
friends, in the course of the evening
they had become intoxicated with
beer. Just for the excitement they
decided to hold up a filling station,
the owner unexpectedly had resist
ed them, in the melee that follow
ed guns had been drawn and the
owner had been killed by his son.
On the way to work the next morn
ing this broken-hearted father had
told a friend about his sorrow.
This friehd on his way home from
work that afternoon, stopped by to
pick up his wife, who had been to
a party during the afternoon, and
together they drove home. As they
were riding along this father, remem
bering the story of his friend about
his son, asked his wife
"How much of the children have
you seen this week?" Her answer
was that she had seen very little of
them. "You know how it is John, I
have my clubs, engagements, and
various parties to attend, that there
is so little time left to be with the
children." Then he wife asked her
husband, "How much have you seen
of them?" His answer was similar
to hers. He had to be off to the of
fice early and it was usually late
when he returned, and often the
children would already be in bed,
that he too had seen very little of
them. i I
Right then and there he told her
the story his friend had told him,
holding each other's hands, they re
solved that they were going to give
more of their time and thoughts to
their children, and together they
breathed a prayer of thanksgiving
to Almighty God, that their chil
dren were still very very young.
Why not resolve now each of you
as fathers, that you are going to
work and play more with your boys?
Regular services Sunday after
noon at 3 o'clock. The membership
is urged to to present and the pub
lie is invited.
Bible school, 9:45 a. m ?*
Morning worship, 11 a. m e
Young People meet, 7:15 p. m.
Subject, "Recreation That Enriches."
Evening service, 8 P m Pastor
will speak at both services.
Young people meet for choir re
hearsal Monday. 7:30 p. m.
Mr. Goff leaves Monday to begin
a series of services in the Albe
marle Christian Church on Monday
evening. Following the meeting the
family will leave for Virginia and
West Virginia for their vacation. Mr
Goff will return and fill his pulpit
on the 25h of August and begin a
meeting with the Timothy Church.
During the absence of Mr. Goff from
his Williamston pulpit the follow
ing distinguished speakers will fill
the pulpit August 8. Mr. C. C
Ware, of Wilson, and secretary of
the North Carolina Christian Mis
sionary Convention; August 15th.
Mr. Cecile A. Jarman, religious edu
cation for North Carolina and head
of the Religious Education Depart
ment of Atlantic Christian College;
Dr. Raymond A. Morgan, head of the
Sociology department of Atlantic
Christian College, will Be the speak
er on the 18th of August.
Rev. W. B Harrington will preach
in the Baptist Church Sunday morn
ing at 11 a. in.
Sunday school. 9:45 a. m.
There will be no evening serv
The regular services of the Pres
byterian Church will be held at all
points this Sunday
During the church school session
at Roberson's Chapel and the night
service at Beer Grass these will be
a congregational meeting to call a
successor to Rev. Jack W. Vinson,
Jr., who leaves during the month
of August for the west coast where
he will later sail for China as a mis
All members of these two churches
are asked to be on hand.
NOTICE TO CREDITORS
In the District Court of the United
States for the Easern District of
North Carolina. Washington Dim
In Bankruptcy No. 724.
In the Matter sf: Samuel Zemon, in
dividually and formerly trading
as Sam's Economy Store, WUUam
ston, N. C. Voluntary Bankrupt.
Notice is hereby given that Mon
day, August 19, 1940, has been fixed
by an order of the court entered at
the first meeting of creditors, as the
last day on which objections to the
discharge of this bankrupt may be
Such objections are required to
be specified, to be verified, to be in
duplicate, and to be filed with the
WHEELER MARTIN, J
U. 3. Referee lit Bankruptcy^
WiUiamston, N. C.
July 16 .1940 jyl9-2t
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