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VOL-XXI y , MARSHALL, MADISON COUNTY N C, FRIDAY, MAY, 1 lth, 1923. x V
ramous DJina . i ( Hnsw PRTOPTn
Preacher Here f .
; . .
Dr. Edward Bsecher Ray To
Be Headd at Forty-firt
Ave Baptist, Sunday
y April, 29, 1923 ;
There is in Meridian one o
the most remarkable blind men
in the world. Dr. Edward
Beecher Ray of Chicago, native
of Madison county, North Caro
lina, where living far back in
the country m one of the nume
. rous, single room log cabins he
could until ten years of age, see
as , the other boys; but could
not write or read.
Blindness, in his case proving
s. blessing rather than a handi
cap, sent him in a few months
to the North Carolina School
for Btind at . Raleigh, , from
which, after teaching four years
in the North Carolina public
schools, he entered the North
Carolina University: the first
blind student of that institution
After graduation there, he en
tered Harvard University, tak
Baptist Church Sunday Night
In connection with the regular service Sunday nio-hh vuo will
present, in moving pictures, the second instalment-reels five to eight
ui uiw greatest ot an religious photodrama.s-"The Chosen Prince."
, In this part the friendship of David and .Innnfli
Tl, '.!.: ., . : .' . ' " """""'
iUO ta,K o, me mooci covenant is a most impressive scone. The
Israelites return home. Sau . with all the nnmn An1 fflnrv Ina n XT !
- . - f r o'' J a xvui
in conquering a great host.. David, with all th hiimiiitv r,t i,i
w w nvjf jt I ivrv V
servant who has nprformAtl hia
I ' hw u'uiuiu V4 U 1 V .
XT' O .... t
xvms-oaui is seized with a strange malady, whereupon David is
Death of Hon.
J. W. Nelson.
It "is with the dscpest regret we
ehronicle the death of Hon. J.W
Nelson which Came suddenly Tues
day night May 1. 1923, just as the
clock was atriking twelve o'clock.
latter a brief illness of onlv eiirhfc
hours, however ho had been com.
plaining throughout tho day. Since
JVJr. Nelson's return from the
W. F. Deaver.
Last Week the News Rfirnrd
gave but the notinn nf th Ath
of one of the citizens of t h
town who for vears nniHv hao
had an influence on the life of
the town. Hard worker that he
was even when th last nm
1 1 he" was following the busy life
Jama Madison' Counfv h
went to school at Mars Hill Col
lege and finished there in 1916
ofonewhowasthriftvandrnnJmy "tf!franame i8 .W. M. Ed-
scientious in his obligation. ,?KT7Mm K C-
w a Muuunuig aas Deen ru ... -
.aasai, tne Atlanta Law
4 . . wlo i AK10 - wvcu n;op rnoaof
l..... ... . . .. b- -wuj niiraouiiuil UttVIU in felt Uro (If Wllfli lin it.no . I Olie Or me SllhStjlnHoI man J : ""c ".LiailLi
,!,m; ?ayid joins the family with whom friendly hehaTc , t aw fTT always. very auTetTndTlTJ. I the president of
..-.ues.aDi.snea. Aing Baul, however, plots against David. MrDnvitLn,, n" .II .'in his life and wM!. "7 Ln.e At,anta Law School
and senda hJm hattu . ' " wiiviu,wi., anu iiaa made a
w wuvuici IK i .
The dominant tbem of thi- ln.tftimt m- ?T6H np 10 llot bPm8 ie
riendship." 'InapreludetotheDc w..ZK five 'c,ock in th
commcnl unon if s.ii "77. ",,u "oon. armnj to the store, he
t - - . vuvwauAiT ciuuiianiifiiif LiiiH i rinnii cnin v a.b
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. 18 a 101 ' uie ofnr k'nd in the world to-day-the kind that
win not stand the great test of the bartlfk nf i;f
iroin inat Kind of friendship is my prayer.
a orjboiAi. AiUTHiflira DAY PROGRAM" will be given
in tho morning, and all the mothers nf t.h
.Imj . . i.ujcii 1 1 j.-iiu, as
1Uc,r t-anuren anu nuaDands, are most cordially invited to be
turned in his orders and immediately
walked from tho Wholesale houso
to Mr. and Mrs. W. II. Xlorrow's
wbeie he was making his home.
Ho eat down in the front room for
afew ininules, then walked, a few
Uter is .-to his room and sat down in
m his life and while
who souriit the
dKXJ."""-' ."?. imciat
Tinr nnA I
Vlll; If -7 11
Kmih f r WIU et my L. B. Degree
publicity, still 'one on whom all IS n7 aPd,was the winner of
could Count Every nublic rail A orato"cal contest held at the
was met and the kindly spirit, , no? r ' School April 27th
wasshowntoall.Everyonewho o v mStra,nee af the U'
with him found I , . , . ur.!fu'. .l ,r woun
iscu in uie vvona war.
I am sending
him to be one to be counted nn
. 1 . . n v nMKJ.u
to.do his part So when the f Th y"u a clIPP'"
Tifiwia nmo 4K j i iro"i tne Atlanta Geonnan. nnl
" " " vwiiv U1QL 11C IIHIl nPPn I .... " ' i.i.
ask that you print it in your pa
per making whatever
carnations lor everyone. "Mother's 1W'
and, surely in the honor of the MOTHERHOOD OF THE LAND
... D..vi. u,m ua mucn oi it as we possibly can.' Let us do so Sun
. i air n nrt rtr r ... . l a i.
a .iT ;-7 "tsntoy attending rajs MOTHER'S DAY PRO
. uluia oumuai wuitlNirsu.-
T. , ... jTT -n . I .. naun iu Kccu our word, so here it is
Later he obtained LL B.. from wj j.t i4 . . u 18 ' .
theChattnnrnlU.nf T.awLu... weeK, you remember, and a number
1 1 wvAvifcw v ijuii ii rin with wiin n nnMAi a . ' i ' i i -
worked htt e by ,httle for de- Promised one on a. preiifier this week, to here Read it in
SS !-m.t!st ? ago. Made m, tab S ZS"
g up now and then, don't we? Good
ill- J.1. - IT a. . . .
CaftJ UnWersitv. fi . V- r 6W4,,J- -uiapieaseu -witiw
At the last named he not only " .. a tl. n.i,.-: i.- . .. .
had the aW.nnr. nf an w.L.. 7' m.g ne noticed that there was -a
lectual womah fZ- ZZ1 1 o cry every .time he raised
Unsatisf.od D'till in hie iKr.t L.i C..77.V . ,V-Al BUC uegan t0 crv " o him-
for knw.cdM, he has C't ZS"ES '
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vSKa- ! On h nrnnf onrl a.mK.. u . , . .
" "v. trn.t tiiuc ub raiHPn nm vmno oht ...... t.j k:
to cry. Immediately after the service h wont j .;J
... .. up tu uci ouu emu
cured the D. S. T. from
loosa College in Iowa.
. Won His Way.,
It had been the dream of his
life to be professor in some one
' nf thfi (frftat. Amprir-nn TTniirnToi
" ties, an amiition which enables
him without a dollar other than
- those he himself earned, to
climb to i such heights; but a . f n
noarlv tnnl lnco f J. jackass,
.Undaunted still he
with a great store
4( , - "VMW p l
Madatn, 1 am so glad that you aDnrftfliatnH mv
mind telling me what part of it impressed you most?"
She said "No part particulur."
""Then what made you cry so much?"
"I don't want to tell vou."
, ."But," said lie, "you must tell me."
'Well," she said. "If I must tell ire. 1 rwlrnn tmi hi. u
Then she went on-' OnCe I had a, ol'man an' we had a mighty fine
jackass. Oh; but that wor a good beast, nn' me an' my ol'man" did
love him so. ; But about two .years ago my ol' man he turned over
turned, " yu Peliev e, mister, jist about a month
of sulendid a'w" umi ' jaa8S- ne turned over an died. too. An' todav'while
addresses, to his brethren in the I Wafl ff'ng along,", she said, wipingthe tears from her- eyes
Baptist ministry, and has spok- ,y80Unded 80 muh like that.old jackass a braying till I couldn't
unijy uut my iv eavc Illy 1110.
We are endeavoring to minister to thpsnr-inl nnA k:i
well as the spiritual needs of folks -especially the voune. Holn ... .11
you can. You will never regret it. Pray and Wo. fcNand Push and
Pull for all YOU ARE WORTH.
Cordially, ' , . "' s
EVAN RIDGE EVANS. .
Loaf Wins Prize
en with great acceptibility- in
many of their leading churches
throughout the country, i
He .will at 7:30 o'clock this
evening, deliver at Forty First
Avenue Baptist Church his
very deservedly popular lecture
"My Life in the Dark-It's
Light and Shadows " i The nas
tor, Rev. II. H. Honeycutt, who
has knbwh the Rev. Dr. Ray for
eleven years und from whom
we obtained the foregoing : ac
count, bears testimony to the
' enthusiastic reception of this
lecture before faculty students
and other friends at the South
ern. Baptist Seminary1 and cheer
fully invites all who may be
able to get in their church audi
tHi riinViii a A-t That bread baked in Spartan-
TheChurch Auditorium was burglasno superior is borne
full to limit, and with movable A11 w A;mtL ahJ.
partition taken out Greatova- Ga annoimcing that a foaf bakJ
t.inns wurfi tfivpn Hr Rv a I .. .. , x . A
i w i r w H . : ea y tne tieilfuss Bakery of
nt.hflr nlaof! H( will cnilr st L. . . ? . ..
First Baptist, 11a.m., a?7- ' T
Hall, 3 p. m.. Scottish Rite Judged y experts at the annuaj
Local Bread is Adjudged Best
In South By Expert Judges
Convention in Atlanta
Cathedral 8 p. p. m., 2ith, etc.
convention of the Southern
Bakers' Association to be th
Mr. &. Mrs. Smith, who have PesUoao bread produced m
recently moved from Knoxville to South,
tioaves or preaa produced by
Asheville, were in Marshall Sunday
visiting Dr. Burke;
the most prominent baker in
Alabama,. Georgia, Mississippi
Tennessee, Florida, Louisiana
and North and South Carolina
were entered in the contest,
Which attrnfar1 a.i:
throughout the baking industry
of the United Stat w
M . Barnard nf th A
u uie oi MKing was chairman
ot the judges who passed upon
the merit.-? Of th Varimm lAM
more tnan lou m number, subr
UllltCU. . v , ,
The loaVAR PVominarl k
. . vuuuuvU.Ut mo
nwc auoiuiiiea to ex
tremely exhaustive tests and
the victory won by Geilfuss'
Bakery was a source of grat;fi
cation to every person connect
ed with A Geilfuss focal plant.
TlD Ton RrAnl ma
here by the Geijfuss Bakery, is
already known throughout the
Southeast and thfi vintnrv in
Atlanta-yesterday is expected
w increase iip lop s popularity
- A silver lovincf rim nnrf o
casn prize accomnanied th
award received by the Geilfuss
lnaf . '
limi in this . precarious condition
summonsed Dr. Robests and friends
to his aid. In. the meantime Dr
Pritchard who was in Marshall was
cafled in,, but very little hope given
by either of tho Drs. from the first
lor his recovery, and but fnr Mm
heart stimulants that was adminis
tered he would have died immed
iately. Runners were dispatched
and Mrs. J. P. Brvan and
Mr. , and Mrs. C. A. Clark who
iti- near - Marshall. - Tellegrams
were sent to Miss Addio Nelson
and-Mr, Jeff Nelson, who live in
Morganton, and to Mrs. R M.
Rogers who lives in Morristown.
Miss Addie Nelson and Mr. John
II. Nelson, Jr., came in a car from
Morganton to Marshall reaching
Marshall at about 2:30 o'clock A.
M:, just about' two hours and' a
halt alter Mr. Nelson's death. Mr.'
Jeff Nelson and Mr. and Mrs. Rog
ers, next morning. All comin; just
as soon as possible.
Mr. NeInon will 1)6 universiallv
inisseu uy an classes oi people in
Marshall and in Madison County.
116 was interested in tho up build
and welfare of tho town in general,
fie took great interest hi the Mar-
shall Baptist Church of which he
was a member, and had served as
a Diiacon for a number of 3 ears and
contributed largely to its support,
The same can be said of him in the
Mason ie Order and the Eastern
Star, in which lie held" many of
fices. He had been Past Patron of
Marshall Chapter tho Eastern Star.
He was a member, of the Legis
lature at his death, "havinc hnn
fleeted" by the largest maioritv that.
any democrat hacf ever been elect-
ed in Madison' County And was
the second Democrat elected in the
laat fifty years. Mr. ' Nelson has the
reputation of having the strongest
holt over the federal soldiers of anv
known man of his political views'.
and especially did he have t, h
-strongest hold over the commonali-
ty of the people in Madison Coun
ty. JLs life and a jreat 'portion of
Ins means has Keen spent for the
last many years in the interest of
others Too much good cannot be
said of' his liberality and good
(liiads.- I might just add here that
lie spent much time in -the study
of his Bible. During his camnaieri
as for Legislature be was only ab
sent possibly twice from church
services and pray, r meeting. His
funeral was held ' iV the Marshall
Baptist Church. His body was
placed .in church by the Mosonic
Fraternity surrounded by a' beau
tiful Floral Qf ferine and lav s.
tions you wish. ,
Thanking you for this favor
body in good oid Madison Coun
ty. . ; ..
t Youps Very Truly,
, ' H. B. EDWAUDS,
1 H. B. Edwards, of Hahira, Ga,
president; of the senior" clasi at
news came that he had hfiftn
carried to Asheville for an op
eration, the news of his condi
tion was sought by all. Mr. Dea
ver would have completed toLS'L 1
forrv r Yfh and w,th best wishe
j j uu mo OlSt 01
May and thru all these fyears
ne nas been a part of the life of
the town In the lumber hii.cn.
ncEs df which he had made a
success, all found him m n t
courteous and kind. A fine busi
ness man. he had mo
SlOn for those dpnonAml I Wihner of th nnnnal rr-t.f,
him. Until Fridav thfl 9(7fVi nf contest which was hM Prlfu
April he was at work loading nignt at the school. He was pro
lumber near his home at Rol- sented with a gold medal, of-
lins. ' At work in the afternoon fered each year by the faculty.
he had gone home not feelintf . Mr Edwardb, who won th
very , well. That night pains contest over five other speakers.
Came on and when nn fiatm-).., JwiII gneak at the mmmmvnM
thev had not Iaccatia) I exercises, held th ian
- uv Traai ' a tins
taken to the hospital for an op- Atlanta Womans Club. .
eration but it was found to he . .
too late as the annendiv bad A LTa Of Thnlcc
1 l-J ' - . -.MUUJ.
uuisieu. ne lingered lhm th
Sabbath and at midnitfht nf
that Via AiaA ti: 1 1.. . I We desire in prm-pss mir tinn.i
. liv xxia uuuy was I 1 u'"h-
brought home and on Tuesday feIt appreciation to all who were so
May 1st he was buried at the heIPful and sympathetic durine
Kedmon Grave yard, with some our ,ate bereavement.
others of the family Rev. ST. NELSON FAMILY,
Hensley of Biltmore conducted T '
the funeral, Mr. Deaver left ICG (yrfiPTTI Slnnror
after him the widow and fiv i
children three girls and two '
boys. Two brothers and one Will be given for the beneGt'of
sister also are living. When a the newly organized Marshall Base
man and a good one is taken baI1 Club- Come. out and help the
thnc frnm tha n. n. team Fridav niii-lif fmm uiv .-.
twiii Ulli , VUllllllUUliy Uie I r- t,t imin
loss is felt indeed and the shock 'clock on the Court House Lawn.
ine Mews Record ex-
all the relatives its
most sincere sympathy.
Come to 'the Ice Cream Supper
on the Court House Lawn Friday
Rev. Wade White and little
daughter, Willie R.
from Morristown, Tennessee,
Mav 3. for a fw A
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which all friends so desiring could nis Parents and friends. Wada
view the remains, At 2 o'clock received his diploma from Mars ,
fllllOl'.'J KPrvlnpa luiran rn Hill Cftllfttffi M'otr A n-nA : -
.v.bu, vuuuuvwu o, -xt aim 13 gOlIip
by his Pastor Rev. Mr. Evans. The to Summer School at Carson
service we think was what Mr Newman College this vear -
Nelson would like for ' it to have He taught at Morristown last
been He was sixty one yearsiold year anJ has been elected Prin-'
and had been a member of the "Pal of an Eight-teacher srJinnl
church for sixteen years. there for the coming, term He
The funeral procession consisting preaches at churhes nesr town
of DOSsiblv fiflv nnlnmitKMoc lf Mr. Offie Silver cniv F t
immediately for the beautiful burial Delbert Siivor of Petersbug who.
ground at tho old home , place on
the Nelson farm, where he was'de-
posited by the Masonic Fraternity
and the Easter Star near the
of his father and mother. 3omo
ohe said Mr. Nelson was burVd on
the day bis mother was buried forty
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nas Deen at Asfieville for som .
time and holds a good position
therer and Miss Teakie Capps of
Gabriels Creek, charming daugh
ter of ; Mr. Julius Capps, who
taught school last fall and went .
to school at Mars Hill College
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seven years ago This was possibly this bpnng, were married at
one of the Ifjiwt funerals in seve- Laurel Branch Church,; May 6.
ral year ia Madison County. The
NewF-R-jcord extends its deepest
pathyiand the writers feel they
.iac lost one of
A iarge crowd was present and
wished them many years of joy
and happiness. Thev went, on
best and : r boney moon to Asheville
state for one hour at the church ,a
anu ouier points, -
' A Subscriber.