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The City Itemizer
Established 1894. THURSDAY, NOV. 5, 1914. Office Phone. 256, Residence Phone, 183. Water Valley, Yalobusha County. Miss religion which umde all rually Christian hearts sick with grief and pain. Just now we are horror-stricken over the alleged use of dumdum bullets, but we forget that the en lightened nations of Eugland and the United States, under the lead ership of the representatives of the U. S., voted against the abolition of these bullets iu the Hague con ference. Let uobody imagine that we are so very different from these European peoples Kustum Bey, the Turkish ambassador, in his remarks about our lynching bees and other barbarieties, may have been speaking undiplomatically, but he was telling the truth! Let us not be deceived in these mat ters. We have ail been under the grip of a theory of Christianity which wus never taught by Jesus Christ and which tiuds absolutely no sanction iu His life aud work. Christianity is a religion of service. Nobody ever has, aud nobody ever will make an intellectual synthesis of Christians which takes them all in and secures the equal and co ordinate intellectual asseut. But Jesus did make a synthesis of ser vice which can take in every Chris tian of every name and creed aud type under the wide Heaven! This is the time when humane teaching should be brought t< the fore. It is not only that we should emphasize peace and pe .ce meas ures, but We should emphasize the faot that what has passed for Chris tianity is, much of ic, not Chris tianity at all, Let all the world be made conscious that Christian ity as we are seeing it in opera tion is not the Christianity of Je sus Christ. Christianity is a relig ion of service, to grtat aud small, to strong and weak, to those who can and those who can not speak READY for your WORK I am now located in Lamar Block, and ready to do your SANITARY PLUMBING. ESTIMATES FURNISHED ON ALL WORK. JOB WORK lA SPECIALTY. NO JOB TOO LARGE OR TOO SMALL TO HAVE cTWY IMMEDIATE ^ATTENTION. LOWEST CASH PRICES WILL PREVAIL._ TELEPHONE 361 II. A. LITTLE Sanitary Plumber for themselves, service for man and animal, for all sentient life, for love and hope and helpfulness. That is the capital fact which the whole world needs to learn out of the breakdown of European oivili zation. Civilization needs to be born again and born according to the life and teaching of its Founder —Rev. A. A. Berle, D. D., in Our Dumb Animals Miss Esta Erikson, who has been residing in Canon City, Col., for the past two years, returned to our city last Wednesday to perma nently reside, WANTED—Sewing. Apply to Mrs. W. T. Everett Phone (50. Mr. Edwin Blackmur spent last Wednesday in Memphis and last Thursday in Grenada on business. Mrs, E. R. Walton, of Aberdeen, returned home last Sunday after a weeks’ visit to her sister, Miss Leva Biles in our city. Mr. W. A. Roper returned the first, of last week from a several days’visit to his brother, Mr. J. W. Roper in Neshoba County, whom he had not seen for forty years. FOR R E N T—'Two houses in good repair in the western part of the city. Convenient to school Seven acres of ground with each bouse. Phonb 512. Of all the years io the history this country when a big corn crop will be needed next year is the year. Of all the years in the his tory of this country when a big hay and meat crop will be needed next year is the year, Of all the seasons in the life of individuals when reason should be put on guard, now is the seasoo. The stock of genuine thought to be kept on hand to be utilized in in dustrial and economic activities, should be replenished at every op portuuity to meet the oncoming difficulties which will necessarily be brought about by European disturbances This is said simply as a warning— not intended as a scare—crow. Ii is said to encour age prosperity, not to bliud enter prise, It would seem that anyone could see the truth of the forego ing candid observations, so you don’t miud having your attention called to the situation. Mrs. O. T. Hamuer is oft' for an extended visit to relatives and friends in Tuscaloosa, Ala. Miss Gladys Lawshe, of Oxford, is in the city for a several days7 visit the guest of Miss May Carr. Mrs. C. T. Jones left Friday morning for a few days visit to the Fair in Jackson. Miss Ella Clyde Dunn left last Friday morning for a several days’ visit to friends in Jackson.