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Tested At the Wharf X ?piebin?^ 'Vmonstratlrn avti t??t yf Wbaalln*'* ptimperi !ti the fire de partment *s? road* yesterday afternoon I ' on the local wharf 'infer the direction ! of Firs Chief Eilwartf Mcdranaban. Tfco demonstration wnn made for the ottr* off'r'als of Holla:-* "ho InfTil bu>?ng now orr?"**us for rh* f'r* do part mont The city counhl B-HaJro last *-preprinted ? 12.HO0 to the fire depart inert snd It >s the :tc .'1 -n of 'the Bellalr* elty officials to s. cure a 'pumper. The LaFYonco and Scsraves i."-'. .n v. heel'ng fire depart mani *?mi -aV^n 'o "i* wharf Teetardaj for demor.iiru'; ?; i t ?. ? Belial re offi cials aid rr.ej ?-'.a:r ' aftersardu thej wrri w?U xt'.i tho pumpera. Wkl. i rte'ii, r ?r..':; for i'io Fte'Iairr el?l. Mlp C'dff >i<>. .1: Khan n nde a tee! ef ') ? varies JMI*n? ?h?> drpar*. *r.en? Several ra--h > ear the 1 pumpers te?* d on? TROTTER DELIVERS POIRFUL i| SFRMDK HI REiflL MEETING INDECISION KEYNOTE CF. AD DRESS?FLAYS THOSE WHO FALTER BETWEEN TWO OPINIONS. ' Takes Text From Story ot Elijah., Nearly <1,500 Subscribed for Union Mission Sunday Indecision was the keynote of a powerful sermon delivered last oxen Inu by Mo! Trotter at the union revi- ? val int; in the Court theatre "Do you know what a halter is'.'" I shouted Mel Trotter. I don't mean i( pair of horse suspenders." he added. ' "I mean a nuuian halter-- the fed lei between two opinion" , who never takes a definite stand one way or tha other. Ths meeting was one of the most successful of the evangelistic cam* pulgn which is heirs conducted here. ?V campaign to raise ?14,0fin tcr tha 1'iilon mission Is h part of the revjva! and It wa? announced lu*u evening . 'that nearly 11.60'.' had heui jun ' , -i rtbed at meetings vesterdav. Mr. Troteir chose his t"\t from Eire* Kings. wii. 21 "And KM.in'i Jennie unto all the p# oplc and snld. 'flow long h tit ye hctwci ti txto ojdti Ions? If the I .old he (5od. follow Htm. , hut tf Baal then fo'low him.' \ud tlm people answered liH not a work 1 Mr. Trotter onr-ed Into his s'osy of Elijah quickly and alumst immediate Iv the temple echoed with laughter. "You know In those day <>' Israel a feller bv the liaitie of Ahad was the king." Raid Mr. Trotter. "That is j about a!! he was. because Isi- wife. I Jezebel, ruled the roost and was the ' whole works The o'd girl was a hum j liter and the whole show. While she was a tough customer, lie was like - wise a religious woman i mean that she believed In religion, but she didn't! have the right dope. She believed ta , th'? Hod Baal and the Goders Asia-, roth. Jezebel a Wonder. "She gathered the gang together in ' Israel tend handed them a tine lot o! ; ; hunk, saying that if they put their faith in this couple of fakers their croi>s would he In proportion to the 'money they handed over to the cause. Ilf they handed over tho half a back, they would draw a small back yard j plot of corn; if they handed ever ? j , couple of thousand growing crops would shoot up to the tune of a mil-; ' lion acres You get nio? Oh, Jezebel j : was a wonder! She'd been a wonder 'in a wildcat mining scheme The old ! girl was certainly there with bells or., j "She dug up about 4"0 ministers land cooked up a vhale of a feed tor I them, and then likewise filled them i up with this Baal stuff. asn t she a I beaut? The result was they began to l tear down the h!gn places of God ard 1 set up In their place the temples of BaaL i "Now one day Elijah blew Into 'town. You know Elijah was a Tlsh- ( i hit". Did you ever have oae? 1 can Just see nhe picture of him now. He w ics a big feller ami wore a =hc?>p'.c I gird! s. K* was bare-armed and leg ged and he also wore a cuue. In tne ? ' form of a staff which he carried tn one hand. Long hair covered his face land body. N'Bw Elijah was coming to ' call on AhHd All he brought with 'him was three changes of clothes, one-1 ion. one off and one without, ! "Ahab wa? having breakfact, but j that didn't pnase Elijah one bit. He lust butted right In and began to ver-1 ! hallv larnbas' the whole outfit for j?-boosing Baal in piace rf God. Then ho promptly told rheui they were go-1 !lng to get theirs good and proper. 1' i didn't bother Elijah one Vtwhenthov Igaxe him t.he ha! ha! because he, | knew what he was talking about 1 Then he left tow n. Searchers Hold Bad Hande. "Not long after that trouble begun In the land of Ahab and Jezzle. Things 'began to dry up and for three and a half vear3 the drought grew mere axi jfui The cattle di-d until nothing hue J the mules were I?-ft Th>:n Ahab be gan to think what Elijah had said and ' he searched all over the piece to find I htm. The sea. hers held had hands !*dn they couldn't win a pot In any di ! ration. And things got worse and j worse "One day Ahab called Obldlah be I fore him. Obi was a gracious man, oven if he did live in Ahah and Jez I tie's house. Right here iet me say I that you folks who say you can t live the right life if you want to hold ycur Job are talking a lot of bunk. You cau live for God, no matter where you may be. ,, , "Well, Obi came back and Alia a said to him. 'Obi. old boy. things are getting tough, Jezie and I have got to find some wuter to keep the mules from striking. Now 111 take fitty men and hike one way, and you take fifty and beat it another.' So they started off. Roe miles off Obi and his outfit saw a man coming towards j them In the distance. Tor a minute I Obi blinked his eves ar.d thought lie had 'em. He mbcbd his eyes and looked again Yes. slr-ree, It was Elijah wearing th* same outfit he hail worn before, and he came along se rone and quite at reace with the world God sen: the ravens to take care of him and he waa good anu healthy. BSE ALIVE ! I WITH PURPOSE IS j PASTOR'S RELIEF REV. HARRY TAYLOR DELIVERS SERMON ON "THE DIVINITY THAT SHAPES OUR ENDS." i Says Man Has Glorious Oestiny Be for# Him Which He Alone Must Achieve. ' On Fundny mnmlnc. at the First I'nltarlnn rhimh. rhi> T'cv. Harry Taylor preached on "Tlio I'hinitv That Shap-a Our lends ' tor his text that well kiu>nn rnsRase Ir. Hamlet which says: "Th?r? s a dlvln Ity that shapes our ends. roijRh he\s ?hem hoar w* may." "Destiny, or fate, wbl6 one of tue i run.-1 alluring topics that had ever en [grossed the attention of man. It wa* not peculiar to c.ny particular time or people but was common to all peoples in ail Mil's of man's development The ancient Hahylonians had their Astrologers and Wise en who profess ed to r?-ad the future by the move ments of the stars or by examining the entrails of anlcals of animals or the flight of birds. In ail ages Astro logers, foretiine-tellorB, soothsakers and necromancers had reaped a rich ! arrest through the keen desire of men to know the future. Even the treat Napoleon bad not been above such curiosity but tried by various means to see how "his star* would fare in'the yea:s to come. If was Indeed a very Important duesMim whether we wero the bllr.d snort of chance or whether we were i'-. re for a purpose and whether, with in certain limits, we were not being crti!- '! Ov a l ower higher thnn our selves ar.d being shaped to nn end liiat was greater than our deepest thong'-1 In the.-:; lays especially when the very foundation of clvlllza t i>:: so* mod to be on 'biffing sanrt9 i' was an pi! :mp- rtant question '?u-ti or 'I' d wns not ^hapinc all tiiii;:.-- *o W.< groat end and whether i-vn *be la-t v ar and the wars to come wr-r< r.o* \ iMiln the scoue ot Hi< Pfvinr t'urpewo Freedom of Will Limited '"ould conceive 1* ns possible that cur present civilization "f in (h'od ve couhl call If v civilization In the highest sense of that work) might ;>orl.-h utterly front ail the oarth and yet the wreck ^zd nil 11 be all for man's good and for the coming of the Kingdom. "My way are net your ways," saith the I.nrd. "neithor are my thoughts \oiir thoughts '' lie did not moan to say that men were so many blind puppets In the bands ot Hod; they wore not Within certain limits men had to choose for them selves what course thr-v would pursue and upon their ruccoss or failure de pended the swiftness or the slowness of the coming of God's Kingdom. "It could not he that God had made ? IJs glorious universe together with man for no purpose re- to achieve nothing. The universe was alive wtrn purpose and man was bursting with lnipul*?s.nnd 1n?pl-atlons and dreamy that must somehow, soowhere and sometime bear fruit. The glory of If all was that mankind has before hlrn a glorious destiny which he must ! achieve and yet this achievement, i inust come through man and Only through man. God had fixed in every human desires and aspirations for good that were continually urging him on to ever finer expression. It might bo that he was renegade to the high jest that waa In him and sank far be low It; It might be that he strayed far from his father's home amoDg the j husks and swine but he was destinefl I ail the time for greatness, for achieve iment; however long and devious the road he must at last come like a way ; ward child Into the father's arms. ? There was no human soul that had lever been born who would not at somo j period attain perfection and be at one j with the Father. There might be for the Individual a'.d for the race life times of building up . \d lifetimes of j tearing down; It might, well be that our dreams of the emanancy of the ! Kingdom were far tor. sanguine. The j world could not be saved nor could it attain the heights when the 'call of | (he brute' would bo for ever stilled In ' a few short centuries. But the great thing for roan to remember was that ; lie was destined for greatness and i was as standard-bearer of God's Holy 1 Purpose. World Redemption. j If we delayed that great purpose by our selfishness, by our littleness, by Jour sectarian bigotry, by our inhu manity and greed then wo condemned I the future generations to blackness and sorrow for many centuries when j otherwise they r.iint have had bless 1 Invs from our hand:. If was a tern J bin thing to live. Not only had we j to <arve out our own destiny and | 'frighten or darken our own future | hut wo also had it in our power to ibrghten or darken the future or | others as well. The great lesson which needed to h? burned into the I hearts of the present generation was that upon them God had laid the great I work of World Redemption; it was for the people of to-day to say whether fh.ev would create conditions that would speed on the world to wards the great fomrannwea'th ot | Man or whether they would sow seeus j that would make a hell for the world i to-morrow. M"r. were more and more I pursuing narrow, selfish ends and iblindlv satisfying their baser desires without one thought of their Divine Destiny as Sons of God. Rome day. , in some existence, they would have i to rebuild all that they had now oa I in selfishness and sin and start aga to build on God's Foundations, men had the larger outlook and t wider vision they wotild never was their lives by building on the ere; ! bling sands of selfishness and pi Ision; they would know that they we |only harming themselves and bind< ling God's work In so doing, j "There were some who did derl | their lives to noble ends and who d strive with all their might to wo for God and yet ended their llvea apparent failure and defeat. Th ; ought never to be discouraged by aJ I such thoughts; there was no su [thing*as failure in God's Work, might well he that in the sight I mm the work wrs a failure bit th j was no criterion. All of God's st j cesses were built upon apparent fa I rues. Jesus' was a^ failure in t | eves of the world, so was Socrates, '? were all the great ores of the rat 1 Rut in the sight of God these we ; the cornerstones upon which, waa | bo reared the City of God. God R ' shaped their lives thus that His wo might go on. They were the beao I lights that stretched across the gtl I of time and guided the good a: : brave on to the final "ictory. Right Rewarded. "Some day we had to make the t j fort and the sacrifice and prepare ot selves for our Divine Destiny. Th | were tfTe happy men tnd women w gladly thrust on one side the priz ! of this world and elected right he and now to joir. God's army and fig for the World-to-be. If only the m< amd women knew the deep happtne and the abiding joy that came those who spent their lives in t cause of tlv right they would nev for a moment think of choosing t baubles of this world instead of t ai idir.g glories of the life of t spirit" COTXO-H& ASD COLDS 117 WIITTE* TnSoor sedentary life in Win'er has [ direct bearing en the prevalence cc?ughs and coins. Ko#r the bowels a* I tve and overcome constipation with h 'ley Ca'hartic Tablets Colds, oougl ' croup throat, chest ar<j bronchia; trc I tie ?puickiy relieved with Foley's lion [and Tar. 'contains na opiates*?ingre< | ents printed on the* v rapper. i^argt I selling oO'igii medi.'-.pe !p the Wor I' Foley's Honey ir.!?Tar Is won?i*rl for attacks of cough* a nd colds." writ j W. Tf. Gray. Venice. California. Sc I everywhere. -Adv. A tojd has hen kr.owr, to have eat i 77 thousand-icrrgrd worn:9 af on# s I ting i ,r Facinating New Fur? Wraps?Coats?Jacquettes ?Small Pieces ? Proclaim Their Christmas Character A Faultless workmanship, exquisite skins, fascinating style innovations ? characterize the wonderful collection of furs in this Christmas offering. Every woman who is fortunate enough to receive a fur gift can wear it with perfect assurance of distinctive appear ance. Coats and Wraps ?of the finest pelts, in most approved models, with chin chin collars and wide, flaring sleeves. Of mole, mink, Hudson seal caracul, jap mink, squirrel, inuskrat, raccoon, coney, near seal, marmot, slyux lamb, and nutria. Fur Jacquettes ?have met with unqualified approval. Never has a new fashion in apparei bean greeted more cordially! With their tight fitting hip bands, high col lars, and long, narrow sleeves with flaring cuffs, these fur jacquettes are > hound to attract attention, especially when they are so reasonably priced. And Scarfs ?make equally interesting gifts. Here are innumerable furs that run th? ! gamut of prices?from Russian Rani* two-skin scarfs $235.00 to $695,00 down to dark Siberian squirrel chokers at $11.85 and $1-3.S5. In between are fox scarfs, of dyed blue, platinum and champagne, at $95.50 and $125.00. Of soft, silky fur, in brown and dyed blue, $25.00 mid *49.50. ?5toa# M ThocaoM, Third TUxrr I Christmas Books for Children of Every Age Gift Editions o) the Classics* hairy I ales, Modern Stories of Adventure Nobody thrills to fin rntertaininp book Iwe i chiid; no one lyes quite so c'osely to a hero of Motion a yo\?n ester Hooks ht Christmas are numbered a re on p the : -??t ?' w"*e.-. r: srif. The assortments in tlio book .m otion h-> 1 irp- an ! erirr.ore'jensive. every sort of hook f- r every s^rt of boy or piri to he found here. tttt ? i vi r?_. t _.. o 1__ I Series of Books That Boys Enjoy Tom Swift scries, volume, 50c. Roy Blakely series, volume 50* Boy Scouts series, Carter, volume, 50o. Radio series, volume, 50o. Rover Boys, series, volume 50* Gift Editions of Children's Classics little Men. Louisa M. Al ?ott, $1.50. Evangeline, Longfellow, vitJl proae version by Caro lyn Sherwin Baiiey, $3.00, Arabian Xighta, $2.00. Grimm's Fairy Talcs, $2. Anderson's Fairy Talea, $2.00. Gulliver's Travels, $2.00. Twenty Thousand Leagues Under the Sea, $2.00. Treasure Island, $2.00. JVonder Book, $2.00. wmmsicai fncw Tales lor Little Folk The Magical Land of Noom, Johnny Gruell, $2.OH. Orphan Annie Story Book, Johnny Gruelle, $1.25. The Princess of ("ozy Town, Ruth Plumiy. $1.25. . Buddy Jinn Elizabeth 11 - ? r don, $1.25'. John Martin's Big Book, No. 6, $2.50. Stories for and About Older Girls Melissa, Across the Fence, Augusta Huh 11 Seatnon, $1.50. Apriiiy, Jane Abbot, $1.75, Patsy Carnd series. tiracc Gordon, each, $1.50. Jane Allen series, Edith Bancroft, each. $1.50. Books Informative and Inspirational The. Story of Mankind, Van Loon, $5.00. The Boy Mechanic, $3.00. Flint, Carolyn Sherwin Bailey, $1.75. Old Time Tales. Lawton B. Evaua, $2.50. fopuiar jkhjks ami Series for Wee Children America F11V. T..ir ton R. Lvans. &J.50. Peter ah hit series, "5<* volume. I\4 :? Rabbit Gift Set, ihroe nooks a:i<J toy Peter Rabbit, $ 1.75 S?rifa t'iaus Gift S.'t, tbren :">? '"l\> and toy Sahta ?'laus, S 1.50. Runny P?ro\vn and His Sis tcr Sue. series, volume, f>0c. The I'.obbsey Twins, series, rolunie. ">c>c. Dick and Dolly, series, volutin . 50c. A Child's Garden of Verses, St 'ven-^on. 35c, 75e, $1.50. Mother Goose, illustrated "?ill edition, $L\00. A B. < picture books, rag books, 35c, $1.50. Fascinating Series for the Reading Girl Polly of Pebbly Pit, volume, 50c. Two Little W.omen, vol imr, 50c. Ruth Fielding, volume, 65c Hetty Gordon seri&i, vol ume, 65c. Dorothy Dale series, vol nme, $1.00. Louisa M Alcott's bonks, volume, $1.50. ?Stiont & Tliomaa, MaJn Floor ... ?? * Until Further Notice, Store Houre 8:30 to 5:30 O'clock. Saturday Until Six O'clock. Will Not Open Evenings Before Xmas. The Admiration that Woman Has for Tine Linen is an j Endorsement for this Offering as Gifts The Loveliest of and Italian Cut TVork Marvelouslv hand wrought in an exacting man- 'row 2Q% Under price nor of ihr most wonderful designs?many tinr ana J * | DOILE i S, COVERS, minute details that give daintiness. XOVEl TIES ET<"' SPECIAL MADEIRA NAPKINS?$6-00 TO 93O.00 DOZEN MAIN STREET STORE Millinery Sale ' of 1 ? \ PATTERN HATS?AND |. \/ THE REPRODUCTIONS OF FINER f /O [' INI FOR TEH MODELS J i Individuality is a supreme note?and from a price standpoint such || advantage is rare. ' J fI THIRD FLOOR . [Jj Ihc Small Priced Gift that Everybody Delights in The Jiff ion Apron in its Cheerful Designs j So smart and artistio that they invite the fkdor schemes that Wd c-harm to it are prac- | wearer to "come out <>f the kitehon" The tioai and durable. porkpfs take such variations of designs?one Criss Cross strap.t siip tlinn on and oft in a l| wonders if they ready are pookets. .litTy?No buttons, hooks or clasps. |'1< K"\VICK ( 'I.OTH. OT\'(iII AMS, \ M > OTI1 Kb \VA SUABLE MATERIALS-attractive- 9 !v trimmed with ui":if.s( appliques, pipings and insets of ^*ay materials and cretonnes?all |'i si'es and colors I; MAIN ST. / i p C 1 1 / J > if 1 fi O MAIN ST.' ;! STOKK J OC yO /. O V ) 0 /. 7 O STORE J| i