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THE ONLY NEWSPAPER PUBLISHED IN MADISON COUNTY
MARSHALL, MADISON COUNTY, N. C FRIDAY, MAY, 18th, 1923.
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The-resignation of Rev. Satnue
T. Hensley a3 Dastor of Biltmore
Baptist church was accepted by
the congregation at a meeting
. Sunday, and resolutions of ap-
preciation and regret were adopt
ed. Rev. Mr. Hensley has nc
cep'ed a pastorate in Greeneboro,
1 ''In accepting our pastor's re
signation we 'wish to expreps
our sincere appreciation of his
splendid labors of love " accord
ing to the resolutions. "It has
been Scriptural, eloquent, and
powerful." Commendation also
was voted Mrs. Hensley, and Miss
Ila Hensley for their work in
the Sunday Schodl, choir, and in
.the cogregation, The following
resolutions were adopted by the
church, signed ly the following
committee: B. H. Mathews, W.
. A McGreachy, Clyde Reed, F.
C Lackman, and J. G. Terrell:
"1st. That the members of
Btltmoje Baptist church, regret
to part with Brother Hensley,
because of the strong ties . of
friendship and love, that have
existed during his three years
znrj. mat the church as a
whole believes that he has been
true jo God the church and the
Baptist cause, in Buncombe
3. That we recognize the fact
that he has taken a decided stand
against the works of the evil one
in -Biltmore, arid; that --eternity
alone will reveal what he has
. nnnD tnp nnrhronnanaoa in imii
4th. That his qualifications as
pastor and evangelist will give
him great success, and our pray
ers will follow him to the new
field to which he has been called.
5. That our benedicition pray-
t J - . -
ers, iove ana esteem 01 our mem
bership will follow him his wife
and family, who has done such
great good to our church and
VVU1IIIU11 lJ - : i . -
6th. That these resoluoions be
placed on our minutes, and a
copy furnished Brother Hensley.
The Baptist Messenger, the Bib
lical Recorder,, and the Asheville
daily papers, for publicstion." '
Grape Vine" Items
Everything is about normal here
Charlie Circle-who has been very
ill is .sortie better. '
Mr. Gim Sams one of the promi
nent citizens of this place is mak
ing It is home at Mars . Hill, he was
visiting friends and relatives here
last week and looking After his
Saturday and Sunday was
regular, meeting time , our pastor
was present and preached to a
large crowd of people several visi
tors present of which we noticed
. Mr. Bob Sams and wife. Mr.
Bob Proffitt who now lives in
Asheville but formerly of this
Mr. E. S. Morgan and little
grand son Woodrow Morgan, mot
ored last Friday to Mars Hill to
visit friends and relatives, was more
than glad to find W. P Jervis
much improved in health and is
expecting to teach school again
this fall.' Many of our people want
him to teach our school here again
Joel B. Morgan of this place who
is now holding a job at Sunburst,
N. C , with the .Sunburst Lumber
Company, spent Saturday and
Sunday with his family here.
The parent who has never had
The News brought to the home -
I9 either ignorant or bad.
Or both; else it would come.
Not ignorant of eveything,
"Of course not that is meant,"'
But of the good the News would bring.
If one would .have it sent
But few, if any, are so poor
They can not pay the price
To have the News come to the door.
When little will suffice.
Three cents or less per weeV is paid;
That is a sum quite small; .
That News thy at the gate is laid.
And may be read by all.
Some parents surely do not know
They ought to take the News;
Thus giving all the folks a show.
And broadening their views.
Tl . . . , t I
1 ne growing minds need wholesome
Just as the bodies do;
And parents that are wise and good
Will get itto them, too.
The News tells what is going on
In places far arid near;
Its columns children read and con.
The News they like to hear.
Some parents know, but will not do;
They for the stingy class;
A penny they will not let go
To learn what comes to pass.
The neighbor may not mind to lend
The News to one to read;
Yet it is bothersome to send
For it in times of need.
The News for. wrapping may-be jised
When it Is stale and cold;
For kindling it will be refused
Until it gets quite old.
"Can we not," asks Colonel
Greeley in a letter to State sup
erintendents of schools, "enlist
the school children of the country
there are twenty-two million
of them -in an effective army to
fight a national foe that ravages
the land before our eyes?
"We give too little heed to
small fires. They do a - vast
amount of harm. Our boys aid
girli should ba taught this. Thty
must be made to realiaa that
good citizens dre careful not to
"The woods are royal play
grounds, for young and old. And
they are never more so than in
the fall . After school, and oh
holidays, our young people will
have glorious times nutting,
tramping, some of them hunting
in the woods, and frolicking in
he fallen leaves. ;
'The leaves are dry. Sun and
wind and frost combine to cover
the ground with potential tinder
t does not take long after a rain
or the f orest floor to become
inflamable again. Then a little
carelessness or thoughtlessness,
and afire is started.
"I wish I might tell every boy
and girl in the United States of
the fires that I have seen, and
the terrible results of forest fires
when they become big, and the
harm that even small fires do. I
wish I might aik each one of
them to promise me his or her
help in keeping the f p r e s t s
green." . t '
WANTED Good cook. Best
wage to right party. Rector
Hotel, Marshall N. C.
THE CHOSEN PRINCE
Greatest Part Of All
David returns from battle victorious The.womcn sing his prais
es. Saul becomes jealous. David
PRINCE OF GOD. He is married
rate ceremony Saul's anger is kindled anew against David, and David
flees to the Temple and gets Goliath's sword. Great battle scene.
This section of this great photodrama is immense and it leads up
to the crowning one of all the fourth and last installment, where the
final battle scene is staged Jonathan killed Saul commits suicide
David's exile ended and he is led to the throne with an elaborate cere
mony and crowned r KING OP
The dominant theme of this section is "JEALOUSY AND ITS
EVILS." We will try and preach
"THE SIGNS OP THE TIMES AND THAT WHICH THEY
PROVE," will be the line of thought taken up at our morning service
and we will do our best to make it interesting and profitable to every
Have bad one on a doctor and
the lawyer's turn now, don't you
A stone had been thrown through, a window, and a young fellow
was on trial for it all. A witness
a rather fractious attorney. He did not seem to be getting anywhere
so he said, in a rather cross way: "Now, look here, was that stone as
large as my fist?" "Yes, larger' was the reply.
"Was it as large as my two. fisls?".. "Yes, larger."
"Well, was it as large as my head?"
The witness looked at the lawyer's head for a moment or two and
then replied very deliberately indeed "It was about as long as your
head, Mr. Lawyer Man, but not quite so thick." , "
Come to seo me Sunday. Cood-by,
V . , EVAN RIDGE EVANS.
Planned and endorsed by brethren from seven counties as follows;
Madison, Buncombe, Transylvania, Henderson Polk, Ruther
ford, and McDowell. ." Conference will be held at
MAY 31st - JUNE 1st
The following is a tentative program
THURSDAY, MAY 31st
10-.30A. M. Devotional Dr. E. E.' Bomar, Pastor First Baptist
. Church, Henderson ville.
11 :00 A. M. Welcome" Address N. A. Melton, Moderator of Caro
, lina Association and Principal of Fruitland Institute.
Ilespons to welcome -Rev. J. It. Owen, Pastor Mars
11:30 A. M. Enrollment and introduction of brcthern.
12:00 M. Fellowship and dinner-period.
2.00 P. M. Devotional Rev. J.
2:15 P. M. The pnstor leading his
(a) In community survey.
(b) In every member canvass. '
; (c) In organising his forces.
8:30 P. M. Stereopticon views of
address on."Our World Task,'' by Uev. J. T. Bowden, '
Pastor First Chnrch, Marion.
FRIDAY, JUNE 1st
9:00 A. M. Devotional Pastor Dillard, Union Mills '
9:15 A. M The Pastor ' . "
(a) In his study.
(b) In the homes of his people.
(c) In his pulpit.
. , (d) In co-operative work. ,
10:45 A. M. Intermiseion.
11:00 A. M. Address on Evangelism - Dr. R. J. Bateman, First
' Church. Asheville.
12:00 M. Fellowship and dinner
1:30 P. M. The1 Pastor's Difficulties and How to meet them.
Arrangements havebeon nade with Fruitland Institute to use a
dormitory for the one night and for the meals. A charge of $1 00
4ill be made for bed and four meals. In order that provision may be
made for every one, those planning to attend should notify Prof. . N.
A. Melton, Fruitland Institute, Ilendersonville, N. C.
' This is to be'a great meeting, , Everybody come and enjoy the
fellowship. " ' ,
We are opening up a woods operation on what is known as Cold.
Spring Branch along the lines of Narrow Gauge Logging Road of
Boice Harwood Company at Hartwood, Tenn. We are ready'to make
contrancts for the manufacture of both Pulp and Acid woods from
these lands, and will be glad to submit our contracting proposition tc'
anyone who may be interested. We have camps and eommisary on
the job as well as stables fair your stock. If you are interested in tak
ing contract please communicate with The' Champion Fibre Company,
Canton, N. C. or our agent J. E. Slaughter at Hartford, Tenn. Come
prepared to go to work. , , ' '
is announced as THE OHOSF.N
to Jonathan's sister with elabo
a preacher, so I guess it must be
think? So here goes:
ori the stand was being examined by
B Gricc. Pastor Cavalry Church,
our mission fields, followed by an
By William Willard Howard
IiCt us set aside for a moment the
ghastly plight of the Russian re
t in t -1 v
ingccs in uasiern liurope- Let us
consider, briefly, the plight of Eu
On my return home from Europe
recently the daily press published
an interview in which I said, in
"Europe is a dreary expanse of
hunger, hatred and suspicion. Each
country hates some other country
usually its next-door neighbor.
All hate the United States. The
hatred felt toward us is the hatred
of the debtor for the creditor.
"During the war and immediate
ly afierward Uncle Sam was un
believably lavish in his financial as
sistance to lmproverished Eurone
Naturally, he was looked upon as
a credulous and open-handed re
lative who could be expected to
shovel out money in carload lots
indefinitely., He was a ncvce-fail-
ing source of easy income.
"When Uncle Sam stopped shov.
elin?r and suggested some arrange
ment lookinir toward renavment
Europe was shocked to discover
that Uncle Sam was a hard-hearted
callous, selfish, mercenary money
lender, who actually believed that
he should have his money back. So
Europe hates us with "a
hstre.1. w- - -:
Europe aoes not want us in
ner conferences: uoci not want us
to give advise; does not want us to
help or direct in. any way. All
that Europe wants is, : our money
My own belief is that we should
Keep out ot a place wnere we are
not wanted and keep our money
out, If we take a hand in Europe s
mess we shall regret the action
with mudi bitterness of spirit,
"Men in Europe told ne that
they blame Woodrow Wilson for
the present condition' of the conti
nent. Wilson' promised Europe
fourteen kinds of milennium, and
then failed to produce even the
'semblance of a milennium when
put to the test.
'. Erance went into the Ruhr not
to obtain coal, but to get a tringle
hold on Germany. ' Sh haa H. If
France and Ingland d not itHtiujle
Germany, they will b atranglt4 by
Germany. Even in her pi mt
crippled condition Germany is driv
ing English commerce from the
seven seas. Foreign trade is Eng
land's life-blood. Without it Eng
land cannot live. Yet to-day Ger
many is selling textile goods in
Manchester in open competition
with Manchester-made goods. That
tel Is the w hole story.
'lf Germany once gets on her
f,et she will cut John Bull to rib
bons. One would suppose, that
John Bull would realize his peril,
yet he actually is selling to Germany
tbr coal that will enable German
factories to drive English goods out
of the world's market. , ,
"If present trade and traiff con
ditions continue Germany will close
every factory and work shop in the
United States. Official statistics
just published in Germany show
that the average wage in twenty
staple industries is four and one-
half cents an hour. Can we make
shoes are anything eke in compeli-
tion with that. pcIu of wages?
"When I left New York last
November longshoremen were get
ting sixty-five cents an hour.
When I landed at Hamburg I
found longshoremen working at five
Prof, and Mrs. E. N. Jones
spent last week end in Walnut
Miss Verna Rogers from
Alexander1 spent Sunday in
Rev. Mr. Hennisee . preached
a splendid sermon at the Meth
odist church at the 11 o'clock
service last Sabbat h,
A short program for mothers
Hav woo ronHorsi) of ihn 1iziVi
odist church last Sabbath. Mrs.
Arthur McDevitt s'anu vcrv
uvauuiuuj aiiu ill ail unpiua-
sive manner, "The Best Friend
after all is Mother." "Te 1 1
Mother I'll be There," softly
played for the offeratory, Sev
eral short talks of appreciation
of mother were made.
A bible school that is to con
tinue for four weeks for all
denominations is being held in
the Presbyterian church. They
have two teachers from Kr.ox
ville. They are teaching the
children from six to sixtecn.x
Dr. W. J. Weaver and family
are visiting Mr. and Mrs C. A.
Mr. David Roach has re
turned to his daughters (Mrs.
Ed Ramsey's) home after having
spent the winter in Florida.
Lieutenant Sensabaugh who
has been in the army for 22
VAnrn nnH woe in ctrviw in
ri i . t i r
I r iaix. hub jusb xcluiulu liuui
f ranee and is visiting his moth- -er
Mrs. Sensabaugh and his sis
ter Mrs. Kinzey.
Miss Carrie Henderson has
returned from Asheville.
Death Arel Enters Home of
Mr. and Mrs. Joe Wcrley.
Twice within the last month
has the death angel entered the
home of Mr. and Mrs. Joe
Worley, on April 25, 1923, Mr.
Worley received a telegram that
his son, Epp, who was in De
troit, Michigan, was very sick.
Mr. Worley at once . made prep
arations to , go but when he
reached Detroit Epp was dead.
The body was brought home
andburried in the Worley cem
etery at 10 o'clock on April 80.
Tha funeral services were con
ducted by Mr. Perry Sprinkle
pastor of the Baptist church of
this place. Epp was 25 years
old and leaves a wife and two
small children. ,
On the night of May 4th,
Abe4 another son of Mr. and
Mrs. Worley passed into the
Great Beyond. He ws buried
near nis brother on May 6th.
The services were conducted by
the pastor and a former pastor.
Mr. Plemmons. His wife sur
Both Epp and Abe were in
fluential members of the Bap -tist
church of this place and
were always ready to do their
bit for any who needed helD.
But while we shall miss them
here we know that . they a-te
waiting on that other shore
where parting comes no more.
cents an hour. Can American
ships compete with German ships
on that basis? '
"I sailed from New York grumbl
ing at the exactions of the Fordney
McCumber tariff. I thought tie
tariff wall too high.. I; returned
prepared to urge that the wall be
built still higher. We canhot conn
pete with Germany.