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Friday. March 6. 1912.
4 Shocking Rebuke
One of the greatest tributes the human can be
paid is loyalty as expressed by Indonesians for
their masters in the battle of the East Indies.
The gallant Dutch have done a masterful piece
of fighting in the Pacific these past three
months, and it must be''remembered that Ja
pan has never declared *.var on them And it
should also be remembered that eighty per cent
of the Dutch fighters are just merely Dutch
subjects. When a master can command the re
spect of his subjects to the point that his sub
jects will lay down their lives for him. it is
reasonable to believe that human understand
ing entered into their basic transactions.
What about Britain and her Indian subjects?
Well, Britain, lulled into a complacency by its
ultra-conservative and tea-sipping gang, is wor
ried about its subjects in India and what they
will and will not do since Japan has advanced a
new crisis. A little yellow man, Generalissimo
Chiang Kai-shek, pleaded for the British cause
in India, which in itself is a shocking rebuke for
Britain s conservatives.
Britain is understanding the real meaning of
Democracy now In this country we still drag
labor against management and management
against labor, all seeking the high dollar and all
agreed that it is the style that all else be damn
For pile I ?, Lord
If one would know why we have wars and ru
mors ol wars, tie only has to reaii tin' eomesslon
written by a preacher in a much-bombed coun
try. If we would want to end the current war,
we must heed the confession even before we go
all-out in building tanks, guns, ships and planes
aqd munitions The confession, appearing in a
recent edition of the Lutheran Svnodical Bul
"We have been a pleasure-loving people, dis
honoring God's day. picnicking and bathing;
now the seashores are barred, no picnics, no
bathing. We have preferred motor travel to
church-going; now there is a shortage of fuel
oil. We have ignored the ringing of the church
bells calling us to worship; now the bells can
not ring except to warn of invasion. We have
left the churches half empty when they should
have been filled with worshipers; now they are
in ruins. We would not listen to the way of
peace; now we are forced to listen to the way
of war. The money we would not give to the
Lord's work now is taken from us in taxes and
higher prices. The food for which we forgot to
say thanks now is unobtainable. The service we
refused to give God now is conscripted for the
control now are under the nation's control.
Nights we would not spend in watching unto
prayer now are spent in anxious air-raid pre
"If we have been guilty of neglect, of sloth
fulness, of indifference, in the affairs of His
Kingdom, or of those things that pertain to eter
nal life," the Bulletin declares in a tone which
should be heeded by all, "God grant that we
may awake before it is too late "
Bp !\ot Afraid!
By Ruth Taylor.
Too many of us are in the grip of fear today.
It is a fear that is blind, unreasoning, devastat
ing in its effect. We could not say of what we
are afraid. One thing is certain?it is not a pure
ly physical fear. It is a fear of the changes that
war will bring, uf the new hardships, the un
tried difficulties, the loss of old land marks, of
certain securities that were dear because they
were familiar. It is a fear of being afraid.
There is no need to be ashamed of fear. Fear
actually signifies a-farm of .foresight?an abil
ity to see ahead?to imagine a possible evil. But
it is lacking the vision which enables us to see
beyond the ultimate good. The half versed trav
flnr Wilrmg up :il the lowering clouds sees bad
weather?but the trained pilot thinks beyond
to the upper sky and a clear passage above the
What is important about fear is the power to
conquer it. It is this ability to be afraid and not
give way to fear that lifts man above the ani
mals It is the power to pause and wait?not run
in blind terror?to go ahead and walk steadily
not only in face of danger but in spite of fear.
To meet a fear face to face and not be dogged
by its hot breath at the back of the neck?that
is the mark of man.
Whenever I'm afraid?which is often?I think
of an English lad who died twenty and more
years ago. He conquered fear. He lost his life?
but even 111 the dying, left a source of strength
to others He was a timid child - but he was
taught to fight fear. His sister told me how he
would be the first to do the daring things ? be
cause he was afraid. He feared the dark?so
he always went first. He feared horses?so he
put his pony at the stiflest jumps He would just
say, "I'm the one that's afraid, so I'll do it." He
hated war, suffering, blood?so he went out with
the "Old Contemptibles" and was killed in the
Mons retreat, staying behind with a wounded
soldier. But he still lives His brother, when
praised for his own courage, would only say,
"I couldn't let Noel down?and 1 was afraid."
It is that kind of courage we need today. The
courage that will enable us to say, "I dread
what is coming?but I can face it." Fear is nev
er half so bad when you walk up to it."
Thinkin# It Over
By Kay Camp
From conquered Poland comes an amazing
story of a determination to maintain the funda
mentals of a free state even in the bonds of
It is said that in secret schools patriotic pro
fessors are teaching thousands of students, us
ing literature that is being published under
ground. Regular high school and college courses
are being given with examinations at regular
After Poland had been overrun all books were
either banned or made to conform to Nazi pat
terns The German censorship has resulted in
these underground schools, which are preserv
ing the best of free Poland's literature and learn
Those who engage in these educational ac
TrvTnnr quite natui ally realize that they?are?
running great risks. That they are willing to
take such risks is a tribute to the dogged hero
ism of the Polish patriots. They propose- to
maintain at whatever cost their national in
tegrity. The spirit of these stricken people has
j?>t been broken.
We in America must not permit the stress
and strain of war to permit us to ignore the ne
cessity of maintaining adequate educational
facilities for the youth of the land. Although
everything must be subordinated to the immed
iate task before us of winning this war, we
would do well to remember that we must also
prepare for peace. When victory comes we shall
need trained men and women to direct the des
tinies of a new world, freed forever from the
fetters of tyranny and despotism.
Our colleges and public schools must be given
every support that they mpy continue to train
adequately those who tomorrow will have this
nation in their hands.
An educated people will never submit to
slavery 111 any form
Farm Land* In Demand
Christian Science Monitor.
After a full decade of declining values for
farms, a new movement has appeared this year
which may become a land boom unless steps are
taken to keep prices in hand. During the de
pression the life insurance cumpanics became
the largest holders of farm land. One company
has recently repoi ted?that It has sold more"
farms in the first nine months of 1941 than in
The Federal Reserve Hoard recently found
specific reasons for the advance in farm-land
values: higher prices of farm products, high
loan rates on basic crops, low interest on farm
mortgages, increasing demand by urban dwell
ers for country homes, lower real estate taxes
in rural areas, and the purchase of farms as
a hedge against inflation.
Many rural leaders are concerned lest a
land boom develop comparable to that in the
last war which resulted in many bankruptcies
after the emergency was over.
The lesson in land values after the last war
was a bitter one. It need not be repeated if Fed
eral, State, and local organizations will stress
the use of profits to build a reserve for the fu
Those books that help you most are those
that make you think the most. ? Theodore
Turnage Theatre ? Washington, N. C.
\J March S
Jane Wither*, Jaae Dai-well and William Tracy
J March t-ll
Woman of the Year"
TRACY, KATHERINE HEPBURN
Wednesday-Thursday March 11-12
Merle Oberon, Alan Marshall, Joseph Col ten
Friday-Saturday March 11-14
"Tfcay Died with Their Booh On"
Krrol Flynn and Olhrta de Havtlland
IKLKCTID SHORT SUBJECTS
THREE DOTS AND A DASH FOR VICTORY
BUY DEFENSE BONDS
BUY DEFENSE STAMPS
Piney Grove Baptist
Regular services will be held at
the Piney Grove Baptist Church Sat- !
urday and Sunday^at 11 o'clock.
Subject for the Sunday morning
service, The Power of the Gospel."
What power or influence does it have i
on my life? This is a great question.
Come out and let's study it together.
Church school, 9:45 a m
Morning worship, 11 a. m. Sermon
subject: "This Is the Victory."
Epworth League, 7 p. m.
Evening service, 8pm
Mid-week prayer service, Wed
nesday, 8 p. in.
Choir rehearsal, Wednesday, 8:30
Worship services, 11 a. m. and 8
p. m. Pastor's morning subject: "Life
Through Death." Evening subject,
"Diagnosing Our Own Case."
Bible school. 9:45 a. m.
Training Union,. 7 p. m.
Prayer and praise service. Wednes
day, 8 p. m.
A regional convention Of the
Training Unions of the Roanoke As
pryintinp will fro held here, begin
ning next Friday afternoon at three
o'clock, and continuing through Sat
urday afternoon It is expected that
from 00 to 100 delegates will he in
attendance. The public is invited to.
attend the sessions.
CHURCH OF THE ADVEN1
The third Sunday in Lent.
We beseech thee, Almighty God.
look upon the hearty diseases of thy
humble servants, and stretch forth
the right hand of thy majesty, to be
our defense against all our enemies,
through Jesus Christ, our I>>rd
Church school, 9 45 a m.
Morning prayer and sermon at 11
a. m. The offering for the Army and
Navy Commission, to be used to keep
your church with the boys in the
service of our country, will be pre
Evening prayer at 8 p. m.
Monday at 3:30. St. Elizabeth Aux
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iliary will meet at the church.
Monday at 4:00, the study course
on "Christians and World Order."
Tuesday Litany at 5:00 o'clock.
Wednesday Litany and address at
Thursday, a celebration of the
Holy. Communion at 11:00.
Friday at 5 00, service with Junior
Bible school, 0.45 a. m
Morning worship, 11 a. m Sub
ject, "Christ, the Hope of the World."
Young People's meeting, 7 p. m.
Subject, "How to Worship in Pri
Evening service. 8 p. m. Subject,
"Thou Shalt Not Commit Adultery."
Wednesday night service, 8 p. m.
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\ rrcti-d 10c, 30c, 60c. All
Subject, "Hope in Christ as a Step
Toward Calvary." Choir rehearsal
Attention is called 10 the fact that
all evening services have been ad
vanced one-half hour. The member
ship is urged to be governed by this
change and plan to attend on the
Tiew silieilule ? I
the completion of this service I
lication by notice and to ansv
demur to the complaint of the I
tiff in this action, or the plaintii
apply to the Court for the relit
manded in said complaint.
This the 26th day of Feb, 194
L B. WYNNE,
Clerk Superior Court
North Carolina. Martin County. In I
The Superior Court.
County of Martin against Charlie
Cherry and wife, Cherry.
The defendants. Charlie Cherry
and wife, Cherry, above
named, will take notice that an ac
tion entitled as above has been com
menced in the Superior Court of
Martin County, North Carolina, to
foreclose the taxes on land in Mar
tin County in which said defendants
have an interest; and the said de
fendants will further take notice
that they are required to appear be
fore L. B Wynne, Clerk of the Su
perior Court of Martin County at his
office in Williamston, North Caro
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