North Carolina Newspapers

    "Things That
Matter"
by Lucien Coleman
The religion of the Bible is woven
? into the very fabric of our folkways,
customs, and even our eating
habits. It crops up in the most
unpredictable places.
Who would ever suspect, for
instance, that those pretzels sitting
on the table at the neighborhood
tavern had a religious origin? But
they certainly did. Pretzels were
originally given by priests to good
children who learned all their
? prayers. The design represents little
arms folded in an attitude of
prayer.
Or consider those ten pins at the
end of the bowling alley. At least
one of them would never have been
there had it not been for those
staunch men of the cloth who ran
things in early American Puritan
colonies. In their zeal to stamp out
all forms of evil, which, of course,
included anything at all that was
? fun, the Puritans outlawed the
English bowling game, "nine
pins." You can guess what hap
pened next. It wasn't long before
the local boys got around the law,
but preserved their fun, by in
stituting the game of "ten pins."
That's why, even today, bowling is
a nine-pin game in England and a
ten-pin game in the United States!"
You know that lattice-work crust
^ seen on thousands of mince-meat
V pies every Christmas? It was ori
ginally intended to symbolize the
manger in which the baby Jesus was
laid after his birth.
In earlier days, school children
learned to read from primers filled
with reljgious passages. Sometimes
a little cross was printed before the
first line in a primer, to remind the
child to pray, "Christ's cross me
speed," before beginning his
studies. You know, of course, how
^ children have a talent for short
ening words. That little prayer
eventually was contracted to "criss
cross," a word which has several
uses in our language.
It is said that the game of
tic-tac-toe originated from a
symbol of the cross. And, as your
dictionary will tell you, the game of
dominoes got its name from the
black winter hood worn by clergy
? men. And, by the way, the red
inked dates in the church calendar
gave us the phrase, "red-letter
days."
Information on ALASKAN and
OVERSEAS employment. Ex
cellent income potential. Call (312)
741-9780 Extension 3323. 49-53C
Cook, part time, experience
preferred. Wagon Wheel
Restaurant, 875-5752. TFC
MECHANIC WITH OWN
TOOLS FOR SHOP IN
RAEFORD AREA. CALL
875-4991, leave name & number.
52P
$241.20 weekly (fully guaranteed)
working part or full time at home.
Weekly paychecks mailed directly
to you from Home Office every
Wednesday. Start immediately. No
experience necessary. National
company. Details and application
mailed. Send your name and ad
dress to: Bond Industries, Hiring
Dept. 77, Kendalia, Texas 78027.
52-1P
UNEMPLOYED? You can start to
work this week with Avon. Earn
Good Commissions. Flexible
Hours. Group Insurance. Must be
over 18. Call collect 483-7071 . 52C
BUSINESS
FO^PORTUNITIE^
Have a highly profitable and
beautiful Jean Shop of your own.
Featuring the latest in Jeans,
Denims, Sportswear and Western
Wear. $8,900 to $12,500 includes
beginning inventory, fixtures and
training. You may have your store
open in as little as 15 days. Call
any time 1-800-255-9049, Ext. 4.
52P
CARD OF THANKS
I wish to thank everyone for
prayers, visits, flowers, cards, calls
and all kindness shown to me dur
ing my stay in the hospital. Sam
Creech. 52P
Home Economics Extension Agent
Schedule
Monday, April 26, 1982, 7:30 p.m.
- Mildouson Extension Homemak
ers Club Meeting.
Tuesday, April 27, 1982, 12:40
p.m. - Business Girls Extension
Homemakers Club Meeting.
Hint: Containers under house
P plants need and occasional scrubb
ing to show off your plants best.
TIME SAVING, TIME-SNATCH
ING KITS
Are there too many demands on
your time to get everything done?
Why not make use of those small
parcels of time that normally go to
waste throughout the day; time
spent commuting by bus or train,
waiting for a ride, holding on the
) telephone, waiting at a child's
music lesson or doctor's office.
A "tifne-snatching kit" in a desk
drawer, by the phone, in the pocket
of your coat, or in a briefcase or
purse can help you use those
parcels of time. To assemble your
kits, merely place all the materials
for an easily interrupted activity in
a zip storage bag to keep the
fe activity handy. The following sug
gested "time-snatching kits"
should spark your ingenuity:
Stationery Kit - Place stamps,
address labels, stationery, enve
lopes. letters to be answered, and a
pen in a zip storage bag in your
briefcase, purse, or a handy draw
er. When you find yourself with a
few minutes of waiting or riding
time, write a letter.
| Mending Kit - Keep needles.
? thread, buttons, and patching ma
terials in a zip storage bag in a
drawer or on a shelf near the
phone. When you know you're
going to be chatting (or waiting),
pick up a garment that needs
mending and pull out your mend
ing kit to snatch those minutes.
Reading Catchup - Occupy those
irritating times when you're forced
^ to wait with a professional article
you've wanted to read, or try an
article in your favorite magazine
you haven't had time for. crossword
or other word puzzles, or that best
seller you've promised yourself to
read. Clip and slip article<s) into a
zip storage bag or your purse,
briefcase, or coat pocket.
Hobby Kit - Organize a hobby
kit with a large zip storage bag and
. several smaller zip storage bags.
f Place your project-in-progress
(needlework, model building,
stamp collecting, etc.) in the large
bag~.with materials and tools in
separate, smaller bags. Place your
kit in a convenient place for you to
pick up when you have a few spare
moments.
Coupon Kit - Sort your coupons
into categories and place coupons
in small zip storage bags labeled by
category. (The bags allow you to see
your coupons at a glance.) Place
the smaller bags in a large zip
storage bag, then store the large
bag where it will be convenient to
take to the grocery store. As you
clip coupons from magazines or
newspapers, stash them in the large
zip bag. When you're waiting on
the phone, use the time to sort the
newly gathered coupons into the
smaller bags. Keep a red pen in
your coupon kit for circling expira
tion dates or other pertinent infor
mation.
Shoe Polishing Kit - Collect
brushes and rags for shoe polish
ing, cleaning, and buffing in a
large zip storage bag stored in an
appropriate cupboard or drawer.
When you find a few minutes, use
them to rejuvenate your favorite
shoes.
I WANTED
HONEYBEES
If anyone knows of the where
abouts of a swarm, call
875-5681 any time
AUTOMOTIVE I DIESEL REPAIR
Major & Minor Overhauls
Nixon's Auto Repair
875-4992_ANYTIM^^
"McGINNiS
PLUMBING I SUPPLY
Lie M433P
Bathroom Rmmodottng
TERMS AVAILABLE
Showroom Open
Mori Fri 8 a.m. -9 a.m .
or by appointment
Trt. 875-W61
The INewa-Journal makes
every effort to publish on
l> reliable ads. We urge
?'?ir readers to carefully
consider their investment
and if you have doubt re
garding the offer, to inves
tigate carefully.
REAL ESTATE
FOR SALE: Residential lots, city
water and sewer, financial terms
can be arranged. Contact Younger
Snead, Jr. at Hoke Auto Co.
Phone 875-5591 between 7:30 a.m.
and 5:30 p.m. TFC
FOR RENT: Office Space with
Conference Room Privileges,
Manufacturing/Assembly and
Warehouse Area. Pilot Equities,
Inc., 227 N. Main St., Raeford,
N.C. 875-4870. TFC
FOR SALE: Thomasfield area.
One acre wooded lots, public
water, financing available, no city
taxes. Pilot Equities, Inc.,
875-4870. TFC
2 acres between Rock fish and
Arabia, septic tank and well,
reasonably priced. ALSO, Vi acre
lots ideal for home site or trailers
in South Hoke School area. Call
Manning and Associates, 875-8531
or 875-8308. TFC
Government Foreclosure Homes
Available to Qualified Buyer: 3
BRs, 1 Vi baths, central heat and
cooling, carport. $34,500. 3 BRs,
1 Vi baths, central heat and cool
ing, carport. $36,000. Call Hubert
M. Moss for more information,
944-2050. TFC
BEACH COTTAGE FOR
SEASON: Very, very reasonable,
three large rooms, huge screen
porch, Fayetteville, 1-485-3324.
50-52C
FOR RENT: one bedroom, par
tially furnished apartment in town.
$130.00 call 875-5792 after 5 p.m.
TFC
FOR SALE: By Owner (Happy
Ridge Road) Beautiful Home Site
with 10 Rolling Acres. Natural
Pond Site in Back, Low down
payment - Owner financing at
12%. Call day 704-283-2442; night
704-289-8127. 50- 1C
SERVICES
Household furniture upholstered
by experts. Call Hoke Auto Co.
875-5591. TFC
Autos reupholstered by experts.
Call Hoke Auto Co., 875-5591.
TFC
DISCOUNT P1NEHURST
LINGERIE AND LADIES
WEAR: Located on Airport Road,
8 a.m. til 6 p.m., Monday
Saturday. 51-52P
LAWN MOWING. 875-5943.
52-5P
mcneill s appliance
a PLUMBING
Repair oil makes of major appliances
& plumbing repair.
Floyd McNeill 875-4733
MCDONALD'S
TIRE & RECAPPING
BUYS ? Junk & Salvaged Cars
Call 875-2079
JACK'S THRIFT SHOP
MAIN ST
W? buy and ?mH used b now furniture ap
phmncmt bedding odd t (t ends of vfuo
do woodwork, mnd mcomo tea returns
875-8802
B0WM0RE
Tire Center
Located Next To Davis Kash Mart
RECAPPED TIRES
USED TIRES up
401 South
Bowmon, N C
See Frank Davis
8752928
TERMITES? CALL *44-2474
LOCALLY OWNED & OPERATED
Complete Pest Control Service ? Specialized in Residential.
Commercial & Industrial Pest Control. Free Estimates
ABUDUN exterminating CO.
FOR SALE
Approx. 9' x 12' BRAIDED
RUGS - $59.95 - 100<7o WOOL
ORIENTAL RUGS - $299.95.
50% OFF on Seconds. Over 10,000
Rugs. 919-576-3211, Troy, N.C.
TFC
Holley Econo Master Carb 350 &
300 Heads, Intake. $125.00. Call
after 5:00 p.m. 875-2835. TFC
Couch, chair, coffee and end
tables. $88.00. Call 875-3318 or
875-2165. E. Blue. 52P
One Temporary pole. Call
875-8677. 52P
BOAT FOR SALE: 17* Bonito
Tri, 115 Johnson, spare gas tank,
life jackets, etc., never used in salt
water. Phone 875-3803 after 5
p.m. TFN
Snapper Riding Mower with
wagon and large bagger. Excellent
condition. 875-5707. 52-1 P
New Moped: Retail $400 plus. Will
sell for $300 firm. Call Terry
Houston, 875-4529. 52-1P
PETS
One quarter horse, guilding, sor
rel, 10 years old, excellent pleasure
horse. $750.00. Call Warren Pate,
875-3379 (work) or875-2429
(home). 51-1C
ROOFING
Specializing In All Types
Insurance Repairs
Call For Free Estimate
On Any Construction
A & G
CONSTRUCTION
Archie Maxwell, President
Tel. 875-4885
^ MOBILE 1
HOMES |
Repossessed mobile home for sale.
$295.00 to $495 down. Conner
Mobile Homes of Raeford, phone
875-3811. TFC
1980 14 x 70 mobile home, two
bedroom, island kitchen, total
electric, excellent condition, low
equity and assumable loan at 15'/:
percent. Under pinning with
trailer. Call 875-4979 after 5:00
p.m. TFC
FOR RENT : Two bedroom mobile
home with washer and dryer. Cou
ple or with one child. 875-4568.
TFC
SOMETHING FOR EVERYONE:
Stop in today and see why more
and more people are driving to Joe
Strickland's in Fayetteville for
their new home. We have the right
house at the right place for you.
We are your Mansion, Skyline,
Huntington and Vogue dealer
JOE STRICKLAND REALTY
AND MOBILE HOME SALES.
Hwy 301-95 in Fayetteville, just Vi
mile S of Airport exit. Phone
425-8151, open Monday-Saturday,
9 a.m. til 6 p.m., closed Sundays.
5 1 - 1 C
NEW 2 bedroom mobile home
delivered and set up, only $6995.
No downpayment on your lot, and
low monthly payments. Call Ken
Garner at Taylor Homes Factory
Outlet. 488-7537. 52C
WHEEL ALIGNMENT
NEW TIRES and RECAPPING
MCDONALD'S
TIRE RECAP.
SERVICE
PHONE 875-2079
114 RACKET ALLEY
& STEWART STREET
NOTICE
All classified advertising must
be paid for in advance unless
you have an established ad
vertising account. Classified ad
rates are 10 cents per word with
a minimum of $1.50. The
classified advertising deadline
Is 2 p.m. each Tuesday.
lAUTOMOBILESl
FOR SALE
4-wheel farm Wagon, twelve hun
dred bushel grain bin with blower.
Tel. Day 875-5132, night 875-2246.
TFC
1977 Olds Cutlass Supreme. Low
mileage, very good condition.
$3450. Phone 875-3278. TFC
1967 GMC long bed truck with
1972 motor and transmission.
$800.00. Call 875-8913 before 5:30
p.m. and 875-2504 after 6:00 p.m.
TFN
1968 Mustang. Rebuilt 302, needs
minor transmission repair. Call
after 5:30 p.m. 875-2007. 52P
HOMES & LAND
REAL ESTATE, INC.
(In Front ol Burlington Mills)
Tel. 875-5132
Night 875-3562 875-2246
MiSSidN SALE |
OPEN DAILY 281-4243
SPECIAL MISSION SALE
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This could be a once-in-while opporx
find the home you want at the price you i
afford And win valuable prizes
So stop by the CENTURY 21 open houses in your
area or your local CENTURY 21 office today
*"n/ 21
Century *. .
/ Connell Agency
resents the following
fryjert
210 Old Farm Road
Thomasfield
AMERICA'S NUMBER 1
TOP SELLER, CENTURY 21TM
1191 Century 21 RnI Estate Corporation as trustee for the NAF
end TM trademarks of Century 21 Waal E ttate Corporation Printed in U S A
EACH OFFICE INDEPENDENTLY OWNED
AND OPERATED.
i qual Houtmg Opportunity
CENTURY 21 ftunrfey Officiel Mule Me purchase
neceeeery Void where prohibited by law tmptoyeee and
famttiee of CENTURY 21 Meet Estate ofttcee and CENTURY 11
Real Estate Corporation or other individuals affiliated with other reel
estete companies ere disqualified from participating Participants mwat be 21
veers or older tf you ere eligible. but eennot attend a CENTURY 21 Open Hsuas. y
may send entry with your name home eddrees and phone number to CCNTUflY 21 Heel 1st? .
of the Caroiinas. inc P O Bo* 1S1M. Charlotte. N C Attn CENTURY 21 Drawing Entrtae should be I
poat marked by midnight April 2f 1tB2 The drawing will be lupervteed by Herward (r Reck. CPA and wM be |
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