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Just the thing and a Big Bargain for those resdcrsjwho nt t care for a Large daily paper or who desire to suppUmcrt their hi n c dailies by taking a metropolitan paper for the news of the world ORDER the edition you prefer TO DAY SAMPLE COPIES FREE. The Globe Printing Company, Publishers ST. LOUIS, MO. BELGRADE Phineas the linte ron of Mr and Mr*. E. G. Blackwell has a severe attack of the mumps. Mr. and Mr*. Wm Wyatt were ia Metropolis, fart Saturday. Mis* Myrtle Long who has been real tick the pa6t week is slowly inproving. Mrs. Sarah Blackwell carried her daughter Minnie to the doc tor to be treated for toosiiitis. Mr. end Mrs. George Long went to Brookporl to see their new arrived grandson. Ihis is the second one. Mr. and Mrs. Wm Brown were callers in Metropolis, Saturday. Mr. George Long visited his father Mr. Mingo Long of Powers district Tuesday. Dear editor: Allow me to *ay our B. Y. P. U. met Sunday evening and the topic discussed was Artificial Religion which was a good (^subject altciwhich Rev. K C Brown preached frem the .; pygg&f.,.. & -» - *11,' • ‘ I c*h chapter of Matthey, which : was enjoyed by all. j Several of the members are on , the sick Jijt. Mrs. M. K Glnsper, spen' last .Saturday and Sunday in Cairo. I Miss Ruth Dcllaum made a business trip to pulaskt Saturday. Please find enclosed fifty cents balance on account. Mrs D. DeBaum Mrs. Nellie Moore is still on ithe sick list. Mr and Mrs. Leslie Renfro of ' Charleston, Mo., are in the city vi*iting his parents, Mr and Mrs. John Renfro. N. W. Long and Geo. McCrary Jr., went to : Unionvitle, Thurs i day to bury Mrs. Willis Bell. Rev. J B. McCrary, is attend ing the Board meeting of East ! Mt. Olive this week at Dcw maine. Atlas Council A. U. K. & D. of A., will give a grand concert at Odd Fellows hall, Wednesday night March nth. Adms^ion loc Don't miss it ____ . _ ... | The'"Carnation Art Club. The Carnation Art C lub, of the | African Baptist church, is an aux i aty co mposed mosiiy of ladies and they have full power t f con trol. Mrs Jennie Cowper i? the head gavel wiyldir and Mrs. M.j J. McCrary, is assistant but for-! i taoateiy the j.atei seldom raps fer« !order as tl is baDd cf intelligent' !Christian ladies dont require it. To visit this band one's thotsj are lifted fiom the bu y cares of life and pleasure and suns; ine take possession and he is much i.nprovrd in thought and action from having been surcharged' with the electricity ol alms deed;,! and good wili to men Mrs. L. B Dukes, i« quill dri ver and the accuiacy with which she perfomrs this duty gives sat-! islaciiuti 1 he critic, Mrs Jen-! nie Woods, enlivens the meeting j with her w;t, humor an i common | place way of putting tilings, [ Tne club gave a 25c rally at ! •the above named church Sunday and although the day was among the coldest of the winter a lair size crowd was present at ever} j service. Kev. G. W Rowlett. ! j preached an excellent sermon in i ! morning Rev. k. Earl, delivered j ' .1 very strong sermon, which re quired some thought ori his part, j At night. Kev. J, B. M’cCrary! preached from the subject Death, and this subject w«s objection-.ble to the club member*, notwith standing of being assured of b> irg victors over both death and i hell by the speaker, but. none were ready to take any chances for the present at least. W> arc^ glad ol impression made upon1 them in the midst of life and' pleasure. We promised themj j the next time we would discuss a I | more up-to date subject »n keep | mg witn the modern times as that subject was too “dead" ard obselte being in existence more j tn'hn 6,000 ye ars. But, after all, j ladies" you are dotting a great! work and a more noble, faithful, Christian hearted set of women can t be found in Illinois. We thank the critic for the beauti ful boquet of choice words in complimenting our effort St nday night and it places your faithful associates in the role of Chiist’s teachings “do good for evil," These ladies are doing a com mendable work to beautify the! interior oj beautiful and coa.mo (jious brick church; COLPSVILLE.1 Our church, and S. S. aro.do-j ing fine. We had with us .last Sunday our missionary RcvAjf’ H. Knowles and our meeting day was changed from the first Sunday to the second nnd '.fourth but he didn’t know it. The bap tist and the A. M. K. are wor shipping in the same building and they gave him the stand at I t : zo a. m. Rev. James Brown preach ed a strong sermon and tarned the church over to the missionary for the remainder of the day, and he preached at 2 :30 and J tjO p. m. The sermons were so plain until a child could understand them. We hope to have him vith us again We are going to baptize the 2nd Sunday in March and the A. M. E. the 3rd Sun day, Bro. F. Bostic died Feb. 28, and was taken to Carbondale, (or burial leaving a wile and 7 children to grieve after him. He was a member of the Free Bap tist church of that c ty, and’a j member rf the M. U. of A 'they pad him ^30000. The A. M. E. S. S. is do.ny nicely anJ yetting ready for the next bnaid meeting. M Duncan, reporte. ; Pajaej Successful Examination. Walor Rcberts (white) a Me tropolis young man, one ol merit and high esiaem, alter a nest rigid exaniina inn at O town, this' st*.te l'"eb 24, aod 25, passed the' bar examination and was ad rit ted to practice law as a lull fiedg ed attorney. He was handicap ped from the start having failed to reach toe city for morning < x amitnination but v.ith that indcir. itab.c wid power wiii.lt is chaizc istic ol the man he went in at this late hour to win sed cztue our with the uther 70 succcsslui 1 ones who had more cr.oie than naif day ti e start cl him. This is another object lesson to tlie young man watte or bl*cl: with .united means, showing vviiat can be accomplished by a tnau with a purpose and a will behind it. Mr Roberts, took tlie corie-j •pondence law coutse and also' tutored under Attorneys W. C. ! Mulkey. and F. K. Young, who well verred in law. Mr. Roberts is a close student ol men as weli as ol books, and stands high wilh all classes ol citizens WRh his business experience of eight years coupled with tlie knowlcge ol law he is destined to be one ol the leading lights in '‘Egypt," in his chosen pro fess ion. He will practice law in connec tion with his already large inswr an:e busir.edi. The Gazette points with a deal of pride to this man with such sterling qualities as he will no doubt, be found in the legislative halls in vety near future. His recent advancement has killed that bee that was buzzing ;n his bat lor comity clerk, as he will not be a candidate. Another Murder Committed In i Massac County by Frank Webb. Saturday night James Phillips, was murdeted by Frank Webb, ot Joppa, where they both slop ped. The murder occurred at the home of Winnie Faulkner’s, where Phillips was stopping and where Webb, had lived lor sen-! eral years but was nut staying t the time of the toarder. According to the information furnished us by Sheriff Miller. Webb, and Pniliips, had some trouble under the hill in a box car, when Webb, attempted (o bring up a gun bet’ Phillips got his gun out lirst and made Wibb, give up his gun and then went to his stopping piacc with it and put it with his cn a dresser. In a short time Phillips, was called to the door by Webb, he got the guns and went out and soon alter a gun shot was heard and they went to the door and found Pfyl lips lying on the porch with a portion of his'head torn "away by the shot but Webb, had disap peared. As we go to press he has not been apprehended. NOTICE To the Baptist Women of the State Convention Galesburg III Mar. 2, 1914 Dear Sisters: Our State meeting will con [ysneinjene at Spii^gfifW IIS. Our president is calling for $700 this year. L'’t us btgin now to this year. She also desire far evrry circle to appoint a slum commi tee and to report to the convention the results <t \ out wo k. Ttie chairman of the Art and Needle Work department has resigned on account of oiler work and Mr . Lauia Richard-I son, 5'J. W. 37- it., Chicago, has been appointed- as cl.airm. n. Lt t the ft&tets rally !o her the same as to our former chairman, Mrs. Kva Hooper, who will as sist her all that she can. Our president Mrs. K. L, CoH») , has moved to Chicago Her adores* is 3 533 Caiumec avenue. Yours in the work Susie F. Hazel Oor See. 718 Arno!d St. 540,000,00 Negro Eauk BuilJing Will Begia March 1st, Savannah, Ga.. Feb 2 i, —On last Saturday afternoon the Wage Earner's Loan and Investment Company, the pienner Negro bank ng institution of the state, awarded the contract for its new $40,000 home, which will be s rected at the northeast corner ol Al'ce and West Broad streets, just one block south of the L'cion de pot. The contract was awarded to the well-known Negro contract ing concern, the Bharrow Ccr struction Company ol Atlanta, wliicn erected the $100,000 U< d Fellows building in Atlanta end which is now about to complete1 tiic $50,000 Odd Fellows andi loiium. I'he building when com pleted will have elaborate equip aient throughout ai/d - Wi have cost fully $40,000 Work will begin the fiist week in next month.' The building will De constructed of buff biick and will be three stories high on a basement. The bank will occupy the major portion of 'he first floor and its quaneis will be luxurious'y equipped. The front of the first stoiy will be of white Georgia marble. Aride from the bank, there will also be one stoic cn the ground floor. The second and third stories will contain about thirty two office rooms. In the base ment, which will extend several feetabout the street, thereby al lowing ample light end ventilat ion, will be a beautifully fitted up barber shop, a steam beating plant and several storage rooms Entrance to the two upper floors of the building will be on West Broad street. The Wage Earners’ Loan and Investment Company is the se cond largest Negro banking in stitution in the country.—Savan nah Tribune. To the Baptist Family Of Illinois. Greeting: Dear Breth ren and Sisters we are about foui months from the setting of our annual or convention meeting, 1 hope you have all kept well anti and tha* the work of the Lord has been prospering in your hand. ' I am sure from the reports corning to this office from the various workers that we shall have much over which to rejoice when we reach Springfrield next June with Rev. Mr Chappeile and his good people at Fleasant Grove [Baptist Church, Cur General Missionary and our district work c.» some of them hair-done and arp stili doing commered-alBe service.-' Oi whicii we shall ail be proud when thei; report are made. aiany souls are being brought into uie kingdom. Let u? hope that each Church, Sabbath bcool with every Missiofiaty Circle in our great state v. ill be represent this year. Let u.< l ave a large attendance in keeping witth* our name, and let us do work in keep ing our ability as tiie servant of the Lord JeS-us Christ-. 1 tin should be the telbng year in t i <i‘ history oi our denomination in the state oi Illinois. Let each chuich and mission circle (hit u|h our sisters do your very best Bring the Lord’s money along for Missions and Lducaticr. Our Furcigh Field claims tu attention as well as our Home field. Vl/u-sterii College should* Qe made to the Negro Baptist cm the West that Wiibcifoie is to the Methodist. We nave the money and the men therefore let each Baptist in Illinois with others tbiu, the West, arise to the situation. Our Home Fi*ld should b« worked and Our Foreign Field should not go unworked. Let us have two gieat days one lor Mis sions and one lor Fducation and let both the men and our sisteis the women unite in making this the record breaking session. Arise and let us go hence. I am yours for the salvation of the State anti the West. E. J. Fisher. Fatal Shooting at Carrier Mils. EJ Avery snot and killed Ma died Saturday at 8 : ty a. m., on an intcrurban car while being rushed to Harrisburg, to a hos pital, by his Masonic brothers. Languishing in the county jail, one charged with the killing and the other held as being accounta ble to.a certain extent for the killing of his brother, are Ed Avery who did the shooting and William Earle, brother oi the dead man. All three of the men were members of the Masonic order and had scores of friends. 1 he body of the dead man was shipped back to Kentucky the old home for burial —Mar ion Daily Republican NOTICE. To the Sisters of the Women’s h. and M Quarterly meeting will convene on Friday before the Third Lord’s day in March with Bxecutive Board of the Mt. Olive Baptist Association. We hope that each Auxiliary will send something for Ecucatfonal cause and to bear the expense cf this meeting. We hope to make this a good i meeting both spiritually and fin ancially Come praying. M. J. Blake, Pies. Emma Farrow, Cor Sec’y. Mumford Jones of Murphys* boro, left for heme after attend ing at the bedsids of his father, J. 1-. Jones, for several weeks who has been hanging on to the tei_. er thread of life, but he is repot i ed as improving rapidly, till droiftrifiriji will r • tjam,,- ij■ .