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.y iiy ly ly StlUUBBD is m HILLSBORO,, N. C., THURSDAY, SEPTEM BBR. 6, 1806. NEW.8ERIES--VOL. XXV. No. 42. Girt, School 1T(gn!,ck3r$: i. t ' ' - . :-- - - - - r - 7i- J , fix A yy A tiff Ovvdq p i - . i l l i r i 0 1 X. 1 l l v m V . 1 - I II I ' II I ' . I I I I I VI. 1 - IV ;'--'-.4 X. "V -I ' SJ-1 ' II V" II I - - - I Mmr 1 0 the white school boyi living in Orange County, writing the best Composition n,GQCD ROADS, we will give a complete outfit of Winter Clothing, including one Suit of Clothes, One Pair bhoes. One Shirt. One Collar. On Tia OnA TTat n t.A aftl hv the winner from our entire stock. To the girl writing the best Composition on EDUQATION we will give $5.00 In Gold. , - This composition must not be longer than two pages in length; and must have pledge at bottom saying that writer has received no aid, and was not over 14 years of age at last birthday. Do not sign name to bottom of combosition but on a nlin ninned to cbrhDosition. The judges will know only by number, which wUl remove any possibility of parti ality. . The Irize winning compositions will be published in both THE ORANGE COUmfY OBSERVER and the Chapel Hill News, over the signature of the writer Ail papers, must reach us by October 1, 1906. -; - t . s ' V"."'1 ' nwpH i in i iniii. ii m , .Mil 1 imujw.Mi in i i.i i 1 1 i- i n n - ' 1 n . ' , " . ." V.' f .l v'.V '(.-.LtoPiftwik - J S. Q RQEO Press id e ht. TMK CH AS. A SCOTT, Vice-President. P-..C COLLINS. Cashjer;; Doslrcs an account with every man, woman and child in Orange County. To new enterprises we Wili be glad to extend such accommodations as is consistent with conservative banking: 6 Claim XO D3 ino r nanciai oureau ui iniurmaiion iwr vrangv vuuiu;, aiiu win &iauijr lUHuairiiiivi iiiuwvii. FOUR PER CENT. INTEREST PAiD ON TiME DEPOSITS. DEPOSITS FROM StOO UP TAKEN, MY LITTLE DAUGHTER'S SHOES. Two little roufrh, worn, stubbed shoes, A. plump, well-trodden pair, With striped stockings thrust within, Lie just beside my chair. Of very homely fabric they, A hole in each toe: They might have cost, when they were new. Some fifty cents or-so. And yet. this little." worn-out: pair Is richer far to me. Than all the jewelled sandals are Of Eastern luxury. i - ' This mottled leather cracked with use, Is satin in my sight. . .' These little tarnished buttons s.ilne With all a diamond's light. Search through the , wardrobe of the world ! You shall not. find me there So rarely made, so richly wrought, So glorious a pair-. And whv? Because they tell of her. Now sound asleep above. "Whose form is moving beauty, and Whose heart is beating love. They tell me of her merry laugh, Her rich, whole-hearted glee; Her jrentleness. her innocence. And infant purity. Thev tell me that her wavering steps Will long demand my aid; For the old road of human life Is Tfhiv 'd, i i the team's ever had, and,I could fight for my country just as hard as Jimmy." The mother's arm stole around the boy, and she drew him close as a sud den fear shot through her heart. "And leave his poor mother all alone? What should I do without my home guard? You don't know what a comfort you have been to me in your brother's absence." Allen threw back vhis shoulders, snatched his gray campaign hat off the rack, and with a military salute to his' smiling mother, hurried away. Come to think of it, his mother had betrayed her dependence upon him more than once. He had really stepped into Jimmy's shoes. The frown had disappeared, and he was almost smil ing when he reached the store. But Mr. Thomas, all unwittingly, reopened the wound, as he did up the package "That's just what we expected oi vour brother. Blood will tell, and he comes from fighting stock." "Ain't iVrom the same stock? thoueht Allen, rebelliously, as he left faced death in the Philippines and the one who "risked his life on the rail road track for a baby boy. At breakfast time the next morning the boaders were all excitement over the news. Allen, very red in the face and generally uncomfortable, had to shake hands all round. He protested vigorously that it was nothing to make such a fuss about Any fellow would have done the same thing if he'd seen the little chap lying helpless on the track. He dodged through the alleys on his way to school, only to be met on the campus by enthusiastic cadets, who carried him on thsir shoulders to the building. In the great assembly room the principal laid his hand kindly on Sergeant Durfee's shoulder aid said: " 'Greater love hath no man than this that he offered his ie for his friend.' I am glad that all our heroes are not at the front.' " But,, while the boys cheered, Allen was thinking of his mother. He re membered, the day that Jimmy had THE PULPIT. A SCHOLARLY SUNDAY SERMON B DR. W. S. LEWIS. tne man oeuevem. unto Tigmeuusness that righteousness which brings the image of God into the face of clay. And then, too, we must tell our friends that we believe in them. T love flowers much, but pray you do not reserve them all. for the funeral., Tell vour friends you believe them;; Sutyect; The Secret oi tna xora. tell them that you love them, apea with your Hps, speak with your eye, sneak with your finger tips. Tell them you love them. And God, too, is touched by the same testimony. "With the mouth confession is made the store feis cheek flushed and the marched away, and his mother had lump rose 7 again in his throat, tie High hills and swift descents a.botn! And on so rude a way, Feet that can wear these coverings Would surely go astraj. Sweet little girl', be mine the task Thv feeble steps to tena: To be thy guid?. vcofSd ' Thy playmate and thy friena. . And when my steps And thine be firm an.d srot"ftoring age Thv strength shall lead my tottering js In cheerful peace along. Charles James Sprague. ef C.r D.; r.-mt-oC to ' A Home Giaift Hero. Sergeant Allen Durfee, of the high school cadets, sat on the edge of ms iron cot and clinked his heels togeth er nervously. It had certainly been the hardest day of his fifteen-year existence. IO had come severely The night betore gram announcing: "PrivntA James Durfee wounded thigh assault on Calum pit. avoid meeutig any -more peopie witn their condolences and congratulations He fell to arooding over the situation. Everyone saJid: the war would soon be over, and "perhaps there would not be another wa;r in his day. He could never show What sort of fighting stuff he was mace of. By this twrie he was quite desperate. learly there was but one thing for him to dfvA-run away. He could steal ride3 to Frisco, be a stowaway from 'Frisccf to Manila, and then he'd find some Way of joining Jimmy's regiment.. He had just reached that point in his day dreams when he should carry a wounded comrade from the field, un der heavy fire from the enemy, then It was only a child's voice, but it was vibrant with terror, and it came from behind the track. He whirled round and saw a small form wriggling and jerking to free itself from some thing perhaps the rail. And just De yond he saw the fast freight of the C, R. & N. backing down to the Union depot. There was not a second to lose when Allen started on his race with the ex press. His training in the athletio field stood him in good stead, but the train gained on him steadily as he sprinted down the track. Suddenly the despairing, agonized cry of the mother fell on his ear. He had discarded his hat and package, and now: he was mak ing such time as he had never scored on the track. v The blood was surging in his ears: Before him rose the awrui fastened a tiny silk flag on his Uniform. There had been such a proud; happy look in her eyes when she kissed Jimmy goodbye. AndvAllenhad caught the same look in her eyes this morning as she watched him start to school. Yes, she had been just as proud of her home-guard boy as the one who had marched away. He would not have to run away, after all, to show that he came of good fighting stock. Indian apolis News. Brooklyn, N. Y. President W. S. Lewis, D. D., of Morningside College, Sioux City, la., is the vacation preacher in the Hanson Place M. E. Church. He began his services there Sunday morning and had a good au dience. He is an excellent preacher. His subject was "The Fear of the Lord." The text was from Psalm xxv.: 14: "The secret of the Lord is with them that fear Him, and He will show them His covenants." Dr. Lewis said: Words, like men, are affected by the atmosphere in which they 'live. A word spoken 3000 years ago, but to another people, and in another clime) may fail to represent- its highest ana best meaning to those born in anoth er age and under other skies. Many years have flown since this word was spoken, and at least one of these in the text needs a wxrd;ofr"exirra"nation fear. The good Book says: "The fear of the Lord is the beginning of wisdom." but reference is made In man whose money came easy, ana nno rlnv he heard the voice of God, nri like a brook irom tne mountain he poured forth his dollars to sweet en nnd bless society, as me orooit makes beautiful the meadows through nrvvi rnna nn its wav to tne ocean. nmvu xv v... i . He had learned the way oi. upa.m rnos And this is what I woura say, wii other the eif t be noverty or ricnes, sickness or health, prosperity or aa versity, cloud or shine they are but ,a ants nf Rod. ana out oi tnese acis -r-r- 11 st mnOITQ tVl O StnrV Of i - i 4.1 it hnn-m nnalltv O M. I -"" " " ... , t unto saivaiiuu. auwww - , . fl to iGarn tne Deauuiuu solutely essential to friendship, ' ap- f' His ways to the children of solutelv essential to true friendship sion or "s - with man and with God and that is downright, sincere heart honesty. T heard a man say the other day: My roiiHnn i to nav my aebts. tie men. answered the Question of how much he is worth by a round $50,000, and T said: "Of course, you pay your dents. . There is one a little less great than the Almighty who would be af ter you if you did not, for Uncle Sam raas to that " You will pay your debtsfJbut that is not the measure oi Could I tell it all in one word, It is this: Can you rememDer me ujb when the smoke ot tne awiui war u- tween the North ana tne soutn beginning to drift toward the oceanT Can you rememoer tne last ujb the war? One incident lingers in myi memory. It was. up in the Adiron dack Mountains. A bpy hadgone from the home early in the sixties gone to the war. Day after day a mother had prayea ""C, honesty -ia the sense in which I Sed tt-.w' sneak it now. It is that sort of spir- such imPJunity, p y itual honesty toae tV of .65, In .March, had fallen so deep that it iv MtiV a fnlHAhnnd or tC lliThor. AJ w vun. " MV. ovm-nr in the heart one moment a snaaowy i - , a lu.Fa ln!F thought. It is the kind of honesty eofFeavne ZTm that is born of a pure heart a heart fh. v that a-beast could walk over touched by the sunlight of His inn- through. In the rvTi'r.' rn;."J C ,.m W, nite love, a heart that is made clean " "V ch a friend walked- ierfertlovVceth out fiSr. ThanS by the power oi His spirit Suchj tfn- t -mlles tlie monntains. ENGINE SMALLER THAN A FLY. Th massage had been sent by one of his father's old comrades, now con nected with the War Department at Washington and the morning papers had brought no further information So Allen and his mother ; knew that ir weftks. nerhaps until Titnmv himself could write,. ttey must icturo . Qf tbe littie figure crushed wait for particulars. . ; . , under' the pitiless wheels. One great All day long he had been haunted leap a jelutch at the little foot, caught by his mother's white face' as she 1q the frog and with the frightful, roar- operied the fateful message, and by the ing j ef steel and iron jumbling thought of dear old Jimmy, who taught oyer thejr jjeadg; he and the sobbing v..n niov marbles, baseball and foot- cniid rolled down the embankment. ZlT,. hxA fought for him when - wh A1ien and the child sat fac- M 1 U I I VV J U M v . . m. .mm I Made of Gold and Steel, but Weighs No More Than a Match. Tiny Tim is the name of the small est engine in the world. It is made of gold and steel and is so small that a common house fly seems larger in comparison. It fits easily into the smallest .22 short cartridge, writes T. H. Robinson in the Technical World, balance wheel and all. It weighs just 4 grains com pletewhich is about the weight of a common match. It takes 120 such engines to weigh 1 ounce, almost 2.000 to weigh a pound, and more than 3,- 000,000 to weigh a ton. vori nnd stand are ot X UO CJ-&i" gold. The shaft runs in hardened and ground steel bearings inserted in the gold bed. - . - .. These- bearings are counter bored from the inside to form a self-6iling bearing. ' The fly wheel has a steel centre and ; arms, with a gold rim, and this part (the complete wheel) wpisrhs "1 srain. " The cylinder is of steel wun v- the hour scent of fire which spoke on cloven tongue, for a changed atmosphere, in which our text may read: "The secret of the Lord is with them that love Him." The problem of knowledge is. not that, but how, It is. A few small philosophers have doubted the fact that they knew, but that Is carrying doubt to the point of insanity.. We know, and we know we know; the how that we know is the problem. That an idea may be passed from one mind o another, may even by crys tallized into a word and remain pent up there from century to century, to break forth into another mind, to be reflected on, and on, through the ages. How this is, is more than we know. How that the mind may get a voice from the rocka so that the mountains shall . speak and make themselves understood, and from the sky and from the sea. We know they speak, but how? That is the ques tion. Do you think that God, who has expressed His love in flower, in brook, in sky, should have exhausted all His resources to make Himself known as He speaks from nature? God speaks to the heart, the inner world is His realm. This Is ' His throne, and He leaves His secrets there to become the seed of thought, of Inspiration and of action. The great problem of hearing His word and then to translate it through the tongue, the finger tips and footprints, so that it shall become the living word to other folks, is. the problem oi and alike. It is the basis or true friendship with man and with God. I read a new text the other day. It was as old as the voice of David, but it came with a new voice, tnus. He came to the home, and brought a paper, and said: A Dattie nas du fought, a battle down on the ocean at Fort Fisher, and a stronghold has been taken." And then his voice tri-fiw hoarse. He said the battle had cost us much, and then a tear came "The Lord made , known His; ways d t he read a long unto Moses, and His acts unto tne . - lal and when his voice , . n nnd with him he was imposea uyuu v -:-wheHe deserved it-lyinS "d stiff in the tropical heat of Luz" And cropping up with was a persistent pang of , J0 wa a f ,uori when he en- -Mmmv was omy - ing each other at the foot of the bank the train had sped on" its course. A couple of excited, women appeared on the scene, crying over the dust-cover ed baby. A group of excited men be- ..oori thft carelessness of a corpora- uSed and Allen had pegged so hard that backed its train at such a rat e tn o too Weren't they both sons of of specd through the heart of the city, l0.S' . ' hp areued. Did three , with na . employes on the rear E i;.rlbiryears prevent his raarchlhg coach. And in the general excitement Sit as far and shooting just as straight nQ one noticed that tke lad in the dusty just da ...i r.o1 Hisanr.eared. rrrwJ vr - -. imclu. r- ml Aiioti ran hack to where he had dropped his package, and, picking it in th most matter-of-fact fashion, hnrriPd home. The boarders, many of had lived with Mrs. Durfee ever d hP.r husband's death, were drop- r s,,nner. and Allen never 5 .ironfurp TTe ate a hearty sup per, ran out for a game of ball, and thought to interrupt her with the story i,f", to hed. still without re- coununrhls race with the T4- n niiitA Rlinned his mma. And trhans no one would ever have heard of it if the day had not been so as Jimmy : . thftr's -Allen , dear" it was voice from the foot of the stairs ' Mr. Thomas has forgotten to send the but- Allen sprang to his feet, dashed cold wrtSr in Ms face, and rubbed It vigor ousy with a towel. But in spite of his ? ofJSit his mother's keen eye tres of tears,She placed her band tenderly on his shoulder, say- ing: "Vnn nnt worry ahcut your nemember. he has a fine con- stTtntion and will have the best of hos pital care.. Doubtless he'll be sent home on a furlough." ' , "It isn't that,' mother,; altogether. I'd trust Jimmy for Pulling through almost anything, but if only I could be wlTh him U isn't fair tha I must stay home when he'9 there. I'm strong and tough, and the best quarter-back onal base higkly polished. The stroke ; in 9 rvf an Inch i- acfiL. .3-100 - of as. 10 . , yi .4 ' GovpntppTi nieces are use the construction of this engine, y The feed is through the gold oase. which is hollow.. The speed oi ims engine is 6,000 revolutions per minute. When 4 running 100 , per secona no mu- tion is visible to the eye, but it maKes a note like the noise of a mosquito, caused by the vibrating piston rod. The horse-power is 1-498,000 ot one horse nower. uompresseu an to run it; and it may be or interest to note that- the amount required to make it hum can easily toe borne o.i the eyeball without winkmg. Origin of Glass Windows. Rhe is a grass widow," said the 'pro fessor, nodding in the direction of a lady with yellow hair. "A grass wiauw : w., . didn't think you would use slang?" " 'Grass widow is noi siangr . sau the professor stoutly. "It ; is, on the contrary a very ancieuv expression. It comes irom me rencu 'grace.' It was : onsi""j' ' i Tc -m oa nine is 'widnW 'grace .wiaow. rr2ro ; ;: by courtesy. ; "There is notning . ...i vio tprm 'erace widow.' A specxiui w . To whom will God speak? we raise this Question to answer it by te3king you to whom do you commit the secrets of your heart? uo you tell those rwho revile you, who nave no faith In you, who spealrill of you? Do you tell these the secrets of your heart? It's a great thing to be a friend, to know how to awaken the snirit of friendship in others. To whom do you commit your secrets? ziidrAn of Israel." This is the dis tinction between Moses and the chil dren of Israel. Moses understood the act of God. but some way he had the soul-reach which recognized the finger of God uniting act to act to tell the sweet story of His love. I re member once, when the cliildren of Israel were hungry, and Moses cried to God. In the morning, on the sand of the desert, everywhere, were little round, white loaves, and the Israel ite, standing in the door of his tent, said: "What is it?" "Manna." He ate the gift of God and his hunger was satisfied, and said in his heart: "This is the act of God." But Moses, looking on hungry Israel, satisfying its appetite, and looking up to the blue, said: "This is the way of God." Again, the Israelites cried for food, and. God . at tha word, ol Moses sent quails, and covered the camp, and the Israelites ate, and were satisfied, satisfied with the act of God, but the spirit of Moses would not rest until he saw through the act to the heart beat of God, and he saw in quails, in rain, in fire, everywhere, wnen iroa spoke, he saw His way. And once, when he climbed the mountain and otnnri in. tha nresehce of Jehovah for forty days, so catching the heart-beat of the Infinite that his face shone u with peculiar glory, and he must needs cover it with a veil ere the chil dren of Israel would look upon him. Would you know the difference be tween Moses and the children of Israel? Their bones were buried in the wilderness, while he, long after, climbed Nebo's height, and, as the iA-:raMtitm. savs. God kissed his spirit from his body and buried the snake one word it reaa: ,nr , killed in the fort, buried in the trenches. And the woman did not cry out, but went up stairs and stayed there all the rest of that day, and that night, and until the after noon of the next day. We thought she might never come down, for we had learned of Moses in the presence of God. But In the afternoon she came down, and her face shown like the face of an angel. In the secret of a great sob you may learntne se cret of God. . The secret of the Lord is with them that fear Him, and He will ahow them His covenants., wnom uu jruu wmiun ju r fcoTirt and eath- The first quality of friendship. is th clay with His own hand and ranaeltv f ov faith. You cannot trust those in whom you ao . xiot ueueve, - The Chief Duty. - There are times when it 13 a duty to make money; but the man does not live whose chief ' dutjr it is to make money, nor whose chief atten tion can safely be given to money making. If one gives money-making first place, both his work aiul his judgment are undermined and un reliable. If he lets the opportunity to make money be tne usuai u mining factor in his decisions, he :1s building character on about as stable a foundation as that man who heatd Christ's words and did them not at least nine cases out of ten th reis a better reason for cr against any given course of-ac making "reason. rThse 0Jrt"T believe this soon come to be ecog .?7j TJ ar. Allows as branded by .SraMriT- And such a mark is the fiign of a slavery which rob life of all its real richness. " " Make a Friend of Christ. As we must spend time in cultivat es wo , jt. ttq arfl ing our earthly inenui"y - ; ,oQ hpnrd from him once since, those m pmyou; o, on the Mountain of Transfigur- ,you cannoi inspire in wi.ww.u.. rr --Ha1l a tal1rAn with the r rT't nt The captious auuu ku "J""-V- -fx,ek dpath pamonsmy w Oi sorruws uuw to have their blessings,so we spend time In cultivating tuo rtote of friendship. critic has no friends. The teacher who asks his pupil the hardest ques tions and criticises him because he fails to answer; the preacher who ben gins his service and ends it with a spirit of criticism, will not awaken in the heart 'the deepest, the best in spirations. We must begin by say- 1 . XT haHaira in mil " We must I ii tl x aCAAC w J , - i vuw v - - . have the capacity ior seeing me uesv through a gaie iutu r. v;-k TTa ahniild accomniisn ai. jwu- salem. Moses lives because he learned the ways of God. And would vou know the secret of this in every day life ? Some of you have said : I m poor; I was oorn poor, aim x u held my own." l saw. a poor w uau thpr dav. I was directed Be Kind. God has put in our power the hap. piness of those about us and that la largely to be secured by our being kind. Henry Drummond. oii hprsplf that with nro- dull in the office of the Daily limes wi propriety any one may Rut when one of the reporters heara pi j. that. Minneapolis Journal. that a child had been savea uu R. & N. cut-off he decided that t was worth looking up. As a result the "me. came out with a thrilling ac count of two brave sons, the one who on, ant. in . proportion to Its size has the largest brain of any. living j creature. ..; . , . - . - v Tii th a truest In neoDle. We are commanded In the good Book that we should love one anotner, ana x trust we do. but I am thankful that that does not include tnat commana that we must like everybody, for there are some folks whom It is hard to like,, and of these are the thin voiced, pinched-faced, hollow-eyed, critic. The first quality, then, is that of inspiring people with the idea that we believe in them, and, if we have faith in others, they will have, faith in us, for faith in the heart be gets faith in one another. It is so with God. If we-would know Him and awaken within Him the power, over a hill, through another gate into Muin nint: of meadow, and there felViWi L- , ' . Except, as a decorative teatwe to fox hunting, stag hunting th i,orSe has made his exit from P and, ' appropriates literature lonely nouse. a ub cuouo i uio -. uicn"-- . jrnWg ' " . i,Mi,0. ,.-u 0,,inn fires which he araw face of tne woman. xicu hesies the ew v. a nr one was stiff with incurable disease. sl;u find the faithful friend of aSd with the right hand toiled we shaU find p s. busily on for the little ones taht sath- x b exiled to prftd about her leet. x muugu. nT,tains. shrewa, SOUIUBIU ' -,AaA !. - r. 9f wa conSoied, utnw horse traders, sirups Tion, uui . i ivi"v"-' even of committing to us His secrets. forth. She lived In the near we?mustbelieve. for with the heart . latitudes. And once I saw a rich I would bring her a word of consola- the Kinaiy uvi- .n ..ve 0lden npasants or m timft" which we Vi nir.t.lires associate . . ?tage coacn rjr ::- loQg armed wiui Tia aPTirft and sorrow of pov erty God had talked to her. and her face shone with His beauty, and her eye was bright with. His glory Her wpr like ointment porrred Tmt life in ye t, u i have been wont ,w of Engusn churchwardens.