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i XIV. VvELSH, JEFFERSON DAVIS PARISH, LOUISIANA, IAY 1, 1914.
R REFLECTIONS, .ast.call for the planting yam slips. In order to get 8 for the early market they d planted not later than the SMay. n u planted yet? If not, do '1uger. o yready for the cattle tick v The finest cattle country b is languishing because it amble to make up its mind o gfr dipping vats. jisniflcant and easily de Ngects have whipped three 0 gtousand American citizens le and kept the people in for five generations. If we 0 By better than that, what are todo when the Mexicans get n mton is such a reflection up. gence and spirit that we a torest aday until we wipeb 'sgrace of it. the Southwest Lonisiana s t Bureau has declared war attle tick in this section; flag has been raised and e bno let up until the enemy been exterminated. Have yet under the banners of ii for the redemption of louisiana? Can you stay 'zalt for the faithful few to bttle for you, and to pay --r pockets the cost of your - anging a cattle tick cam the month of May, and and business man in Louisiana is hereby called t his colors and come out of the people or the cattle his stand for PROGRESS N. How will you line thwest Louisiana Develop. 1 wants to give a number * active young men in each an opportunity to take k sons in efficiency and at I rm'the to make good money spare hours. Write to for particulars.-South. a Development Bureau, c C. B. MOORE. The Journal in this issue is author. ized to announce the candidacy of Mr. C. B. Moore for Justice of the Peace to fill the unexpired term caused by the death of Judge J. T. Peck. We believe we fail to properly esti. mate the value of this office to the community. As a matter of fact it is one of the most important offices that we have to fill. It is the office that brings the administration of justice closest to our homes and is the one possibly most vitally connected with our every day business life. It is therefore very important that we call out to this office our very safest and best men. In the first place he shonld be a man of genuine integrity and who enjoys the' confidence of the community. In the second place he should be a man of good, clear and safe judgment, able to discern the issue and who is able to rise above personal prejudices in the administration of law and who has the moral courage to enforce the la as it is. Then along with it all he should be a man of high character and standing four square for all the very best interests of the community in every issue. We do not think the community affords a man possessing these qualities in a more fitting degree than Mr. Moore and should the voters of this Ward elect him to this.office we believe that he will fill the office with an eye single to duty. Mr. Moore cannot make a personal canvass for this office but he desires us to say that he will appreciate the favorable consideration of the voters of this Ward and should they elect him to the office he promises to fill it to the best of his ability. The election will be held on May 26th, and voters should keep this date in mind and go out to the polls and vote. Again we say that the. Journal cordially commends Mr. Moore to the voters of the Ward. Fresh (iolden Sheaf Flour -Model Grocery, WANTED:-A few young sucking calves. Call Phone 194.3 47tf MRS, MARY HARRIS ARMOUR, This distinguished W. C. T. U. lec turer will visit Welsh and deliver fa lecture on Prohibition at the Auditor ium next Wednesday evening/May 6th. The lecture will be free and every body is invited to hear this distinguished speaker regardless of how they stand upon the great prohibition movement. Mrs. Harris has lectured before in Welsh and those who have heard her speak in the very highest terms of her. It.is hoped that the Auditorium will be filled to hear this lady who is proba bly the most prominent lecturer in the country connected with the prohibition movement. In a Small Town. A small town man's idea of adven ture is to go to a city and be shaved by a woman barber.-Topeka (Kan.) Capital Mallett-Hebert. A wedding of interest took place at the Catholic Church Tuesday afternoon at four o'clock, the ceremony being performed by Rev. Father Peeters of Jennings. The contracting parties 'were Mr. O. J. Mallet of Jonesville, La. and Miss Tallie A. Hebert. Miss Vernie Unkel was the linterest. ing bride's maid and Dr. C. A. Martin acted as grooms man. The wedding march was faultlessly rendered by Miss Adele Durio. The charming bride was led down the ailse to the altar on the arm of her brother, Mr. Alcede Hebert Jr. The bride is a daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Alcede Hebert who live about five miles south ot Welsh. She is a charm ing young lady and has many triends, The groom is a son of Mrs. D. Mallet and was reared near Welsh. At present he is in the oil well business at Jones. ville and is a young man of Igenuine in. tegrity and fine business prospects. The couple left on the evening train for a short wedding trip after which they will make their home at Jones. ville, The Journal joins a large circle of friends in wishing this young couple a happy realization of their fondest anticipations in life. Southern Mercantile ....Co., Ltd. / I · Will Open Its Doors for Business turday Morning, May 2, 1914. All Goods must be sold for Cash md as there will be'no fiee de ·ive, y the pr ice on every ai ticle will be reduced to the extent that iwill be to the interest of eveiy- ý gone to lay in a supply of what they need. SOpportunity Wil Not. Occu Again in Weli 1 Early Before te Stock is DepletedL RN H. COOPER, RE CE VER, Southern lMercantile Co., Ltd. R3mamma lmRammmmmad;rrs ~Je BROTHERLY LOVE, Last Sunday night Rev. Mr. Webb, pastor of the Methodist church, preached a special sermon on Brother. ly Love at the anniversary service of the Odd Fellows. The sermon was a genuine treat to all those present and is held in such esteem that the Odd Fellows made a special request that Rev. Mr. Webb allow it to he printed in the Journal. He has kindly con sented to do so and the Journal is very glad to furnish this discoure to our readers: "Beloved if God so loved us we ought also to love one another."-I. John, 4:11. It has long since been lear'ned that man is a social being and that within the human breast there resides the in stinct of fraternity. This instinzt of fellowship may be turned quite as well to evil account as it may to good ac count. I welcome you as a lodge of Odd Fellows because it is yout purpose to turn this instinct into chambers of Friendship, Love and Truth. And this means an effort to minister in thein tere4t of friendship, fraternity, and fidelity. It is your effort to harness the instinct of fellowshin and hitch its car to the star of a noble purpose. I welcome you for the.reason that Odd Fellowship is the handmaiden of re ligion. James has this to say about religion, "Pure religion and undefiled before God and the Father is this: to visit the fatherless and widows in their affliction, and to keep himself unspoted from the world." My Brothers, Odd Fellowship does not merely use the parable of the Good Samaritan in a ritualistic manner, but it seeks to trans late this most beautiful story into actual life. We welcome to this sanct uary those Who are imitators 4f the Good Samaritan. Odd Fellowship is in a large measure the handmaiden of the church; hence we bid you God speed in your work of Friendship, Love and Truth; and again we say you are most cordially welcomed to these courts. Odd Fellowship cultivates an eye and an ear for the signal of distress. To the uninitiated, it might seem that this order existed for the sole purpose of a conveniality. On the other hand, Odd Fellowship has a sensative ear and a far seeing eye for the signal of dis. tress. The master said "Come unto me all ye that are heavy laden and I will give you rest," To a supprising degree has the spirit of the master he. come incarnate in the Bosom of order. The first link of the three golden links of the badge of Odd Fellowship is emblematic of Friendship. Webster defines friendship thus: The entertain: ing for another sentiments of esteem, respect and affection, from personal predilection. "It is a virtue which can be only imperfectly defined. It is a virtue which must be felt. Some one has said that a true friend shows his friendliness by his sympathy, and sym pathy making another's experience his very own. The true friend reveals the secrets of his heart to his friend. The third link in the badge of Odd Fellowship is emblamatical of TRUTH: truth taken in the sense of Ireality, and integrity. Truth is to be interpreted, in the sense of fidelity. Friendship, fraternity, and fidelity, are three gold: en links of love which cannot help but anchor the soul aright in any storm tossed sea. The incident of King Saul and his sons when they were slain and the crown of the kingdom is about to be placed on David's head furnishes an illustration. Jonathan with whom David had formpd a covenant of ever lasting friendship, left a young son who in the flight with his nurse when the Israelites were defeated at the hands of the Philistines, fell and be. came a cripple for life. And David said as for Mephibosheth, he shall eat at my table. Later David protected him from the revenge of the Gibonites, "because of the Iprd's oath that was between them, between David and Jonathan. David carried the spirit of a true Odd Fellow in his bosom. The three golden links of Odd Fellowship may be said to be Friendship, faternity and fidelity. We then are, and should ever be proud of the three links and especially for thait which they stand aid let them be. come a part of ourselves in the daily experience of a practical life. Weare not to speak to you of the three links but it isour purpose to lay emphasis upon the central link which is emblematical of "Love." Henry Drummond described love as the great. est thing in the world; and this defini tion of love helped to make him famous This definition is correct so far as it goes, butjt is defective in that it does not go tar enough Love is the greatest thing in heaven. God is love. Love is the divinest thing in the universe. There is a gem which is called the flystone1 To the naked eye it hs nco I peculiarity; but place it under a micto / . scope and you will see in the midst of it a tiny insect, perfect in all its pro portions, a riddle in the hook of nature. How it came there no one knows, and no human skill could remove it. Whoso would touch that fly must first crush that wall of a(amant around it. It is in the very bosom of the gem. There is in man that which can call God Father, which can never cease to be divine. That something is the Spirit of God in man; and the Spirit of God in man is love. It is the divinity that dwells in the human heart. Then with this principle within "Brethren, let us love one another, for love is God; and every one that is begotten of God, and knoweth God." We come now to call particular at. tention to the text here given and call to mind the great love of God for the lost world as manifested in the gift of his only begotten son into the world that whosoever believeth in him should not perish but have everlasting lite: it is this of which the author of the text is speaking when he here says ."Be. loved if God so loved us we ought also to love one another." I. We ask you to first notice the sacrifice of LOVE. It is this of which John speaks, when he says"In this was manifested the love of God toward us." Itlis true, the world is teeming,with illustrations of God's love, but this surpasses them all;true our houses are filled with proofs of God's love, but this transcends them all. For "herein is love, not that we loved God but that he loved us." We had apostitised from him, we had willfully gone astray and taken up arms against him, yet in this was manifested the love of God in that he gave his son for us. Love then was the great missions of our redeemer to restore, to reclaim, to sancify, to save. That love was the theme of the song which John heard in heaven, and which he calls the new song, the lang uage of redeemed men. And Christ has giyen us the grandest example of sacri fice, for"he has washed us and cleansed us from our sins in his own precious blood? One may ask was the task a hard one? The answer would be quick a-id short, NO; for love was propelling him and where.love is the task is never difficult, or rather never dreaded. What ever the price or the cost, with love it is made easy. This is beautifully illus trated in the Mother's teider care of her first born, In the hour of domestic duty when hands are full of how the Mother so rejoicingly finds the time to care for the baby. When sickness has overtaken it, then how easy to drop everything and care for the child' How willingly the father toils at his daily task for the support of the wife and famniy. Can you think of an honest loving industrious man being unwilling to make any sacrifice for the protection care, and support of those who arc de pendent upon him? Nay verily hay! He is too glad to make any sacrifice for their good. Those parents stand ready to sacrifice their own lives for their children and were it to be tested out their lives would Ibe yieled up in stantly or gradually for their loved ones. It was this love in the heart of the Mother of which Mr. cMoody tells when the ship on which the mother atnd little son four yrs. of age were return inug from an extetdled trip to the old country was wrecked by a great storm at sea. All life boats were lowered and loaded to the gard. When the last one was leaving the ship a Mother shouted from the wrecked vessel and wanted to know if there was room for her and her little son: when informed it would be impossible she insisted that they take her child aboard and return himt to his father. When they returned and ie. ceived the child, as she printed a last kiss upon his soft cheek she said to him just tell Papa I gave my life here in the sea to save you for him, and she perished in the sea amid the angry billows of the mighty deep. Was ft hard for her? No it was the greatest delight of the Mother heart to save the boy and send him home to the Father and husband, Just so it is with love: it is unlimited in capacity for sacrifice, Great is faith but greater is love. Faith is mighty even to the moving dt the mountains; it sails the widest seas: it can open blinded eyes and do many a miricle: it justifies the soul and antioi. pates heaven. Great is faith: but love is' greater. Faith ;tires betimes; buit love is unwearied. Faith may not als ways be welcome: love is at homea everywhere and travels all the world without a passport. Faith is now and again late. Love stayed last at the cross and came first to the sepulchre. Faith and hope long for heaven: fee God is love and when we love we are in heaven. The question here arises "whenes cometh this love?" "This answer is at. certained by the consideration of two thoughts as to the source of love, First-It comes by cultivation. We are born into the world you'might st' with the instinct of love deeply ima planted in our natures. With thhl nature in us we can cultivate it anit grow mightily therein. Stir the rich soil of the soul by way of putting the most charitable construction on the deeds of even our enemies and this will have a wholesome effect upon our love natures. It will enable us to grow in this wonderful gift of God. Second-Take Christ into the headr with you, and this will be the greatest asset of all to the increasing of this love. Acknowledge him as thy savior and then how easy to love even the bitterest enemy. It is not you but Christ in you the very hope Glory. '!Beloved we ought to love another even as Christ hath loved us, and gave himself for us that we through his death and suffering might be saved." Then let us love by giving ourselves to him for service. 2., Out of sacrifice flows service and for such service as this we live in days of wonderful opportunity. Opportunt. ties come to all, Like the stones may lie at our feet; and he shall gather most who stoops the lowest, like him who came not to be ministered unto, but to minister, and "to give his life a ransom for many." Our responsibilities will be measured by our capacities to do good, (Continued on page four) PLEZOL TAlLOR SitHCP A. L. HEBERT, Proprietor. / Cleaning and Pressing Neatly and Promptly Done. Ladies' Work a Specialty SUITS MADE TO M ASURE-A FIT GUARANTEED Old Hats Made New. ' ALL WORK CALLED FOR AND DELIVERED. 4 s Robin Hood I Moving Picture Play Tuesday Night, May 5th Special, Admission 25c. Thursday, May 7 "The County Seat War"-(Kalem) Drama, 2 Reels. "The Winner Wins"--(Vitagraph) Drama. Saturday, flay 9- "The House of Fear"-(Lubin) Drama, 2 Reels. "Vaccinating a,Village"-- (Kalem) Comedy. Admission 1Oc, Children Under 5 Free if Accompanied by Older Person Welsh Moving Picture House.