THE CARROLL FREE PRESS, CARR OLLTON, CARROLL COUNTY, OA.
THURSDAY, DEC. 20, 192S
IN CHURCH CIRCLES
FIRST BAPTIST CHURCH
Dr. Gilbert Dobbs, Pastor.
We take this seasonable opportunity not only to
thank you for your good will toward our business,
but wish to send you as well a personal message of
CHRISTMAS AND NEW YEAR
The Rev. W. Harvey Clarke, mission
ary from Tokyo, ^apan, spoke at both
j -ervi, i s at the First Baptist church
j Sunday. He has written that he great
ly appreciated the cordial reception ac
corded him, and the good rainy day au
with the sincere hope that you may enjoy the most
happy Yuletide of your life, and that you may par
take most bountifully of the riches of the New Year.
Fishers 5 & 10c Store
By ELEANOR KING
The only Christmas special we will
have this year will tx> a short program |
next Sunday morning at the Sunday I
Schooi hour. The pastor. Dr. Dobbs. I
will give an address on the ‘‘Christmas I
Spirit” and an appropriate music pro
gram will be heard. All members of the
school are urged to bring to this ser
vice the Christmas bags with your con
tributions to the Empty Stocking fund.
The pastor will till his pulpit at both
hours. Let all of otir folks come out
to' service next Sunday and hear the
sermon on ‘‘The Soil:
|| Witlj Grateful
I S .ley School at 9:4U and B. V
f. at I) o'clock P. M.. Von are eeo
,1; invited to worship with us. '
for all favors received by us from you, and for that
priceless, though intangible asset, your good will,
which we prize beyond measure, we ask to merit
your continued confidence and aim to serve you help-
►» fully in the future.
Rev. E. L. Barber, Pastor.
Gainesboro Telephone &
1923 - THANKS - 1924
Thanking you for your liberal patronage during the
last year and assuring our many friends and patrons
that our appreciation shall always be shown by ever
increasing service, We wish you a
VERY MERRY CHRISTMAS AND A
SUCCESSFUL NEW YEAR
(Ini Christmas pageant, using the pro
gram “The Day spring from on High”
will be given Sunday evening at seven
(.’clock. Mrs. Knox Walker is iu charge
of the program, Mrs. Jov Ayeock of tli. 1
music, and Mrsr L. .J. Brock ot decora■
turns. Dr. L. J. Brock will act as
Reader and Mr. Joe Avcock will attend
to the lighting. Among the characters
are Angels of Hope, Child Angels,
Church, Spirit of Christian Home,
Spirit of Christian Education, Spirit of
the Gospel,- America. The pageant is
presented by the Sunday School and the
offering will be the Sunday School’s
Christmas gift to the cause of Christian
Education and Ministerial Relief.
The 1924 Prayer Calendar is on sale
by the Woman’s Auxiliary. Afeto
“White Fields of Japan,” of which
eight copies have been sold. Tins
Study Class will be held in the Session
room weekly in January and February
fulminating on Foreign Mission Bdy.
Apply to Mrs. .1. C. Brock for books.
The Penny Bngs which were given
out at Sunday School last New Year’s
are to In- brought in next Sunday.
This offering will go to make Cliristnfns
brighter for the inmates of the epunty
farm, the jail and the convict eaipp.
For some .years this has been an annual
offering in our Sunday School aird"fhe
cause is a most worthy one. 1
FIRST METHODIST CHRCH
ifi? Rev. .1. H. Logan, Pastor.
The Army Store
Merry, Merry Christmas
The good will of our patrons and
friends is one of our most valuable assets.,
The spirit of the season brings to us re
newed appreciation of our old friends
and the value of new friends.
May your Christmas be a happy one
and success attend your New Year.
Let us not forgot Hie Golden Vrqi$ (
movement during the Christmas ylife-
tide. Uur ,pooph- are already informed
as to the work of the Golden Cross,
it in unnecessary to go into detail. tjf
all conferences in Southern Methodism
none should make a better showing than
ours, as we have the best hospital ill the
whole connection. And of all counties
in the State none should do better than
Carroll according to wealth and popu
lation. for Carroll county has the dis
tinct ion of being the birthplace of the
•presideict of the Golden Cross, Bishop
Warren A. Candler.
We hope our members will see Mrs.
Upshaw- and give her their names for
enrollment. Let our Sunday School
teachers do what they can to enroll
Sanitary Grocery Store
S. C. Maxwell, Mgr.
For a More Enjoyable
In order to make your Christmas dinner a success
and be sasured of the best provisions, get your sup
Delicacies here of every sort as well as all of the
b more substantial items you will need for a successful
* Christmas dinner (and other meals during the Holi-
WE WISH YOU' A MERRY CHRISTMAS
AND A NEW YEAR OF PEACE
PARKER & HARMON
Services al the church next Sunday
morning and evening. 11 A. M., .sub
ject, ‘‘The Star of Bethlehem;” 7 P.
M., “The Profitableness of Godliness.”
Sunday School at 9:30. A Christmas
program will be rendered and’ the
school’s collection will he donated to
the “Empty Stocking Fund.”
room of this j
e x q u i s its ■
^ > home was
[or Christmas beautiful.
spacious and fur-1
nished in the best i
of taste. Its massive Jacobean high- j
backed chairs, long tabic, draperies all
harmonized. But that quality which
puts one at ease was lacking. It
looked austere and unfriendly. The j
sen ants had decorated the table and j
room profusely, trying to give a little
of the Christmas atmosphere. The for
bidding look still asserted itself,
though. From the length of the table
and amount of edibles piled upon It,:
one might have judged there was to be j
quite a party, but only four places!
The dinner gong sounded. A middle- j
aged, well-dressed man and woman np- ,
' And you say Thelma w ent out in !
the car? - ’
“She didn't say where she was go
ing. Robert." replied Ills wife.
"She probably thought Hubert was
taking too long in getting over here,
so she took it upon herself to go after
"Undoubtedly,” assented Mrs. Fre
Thelma came soon bursting in upon
her folks, coat and hat still on. To be
sure, slie had Hubert with her.
"Dad. mother,” she exclaimed, “come
anil see what I have out here!"
She led her folks into the front hall.
To their astonishment, they found the
Good 10-room house, water, lights and
conveniences, close in—suitable for two
families, or boarding house. Will sell
or exeliauge for farni.—W. T. Stevens.
We are authorized to announce W.
B. Richards as a candidate for Comma-
sioner of Roads and Revenues of Car-
ioll county, subject to primary election.
When a man looks back and Uilnke:
of what a fool he was, he is glad there
were no monkey glands to prolong his
Mothers xvant it, for it quickly
clears away the choking phlegm,
stops the hoarse cough, gives rest
ful sleep. Safe and reliable.
Costs 1c a month
to get 22 eggs
frt >in each hen in
stead of the dozen
a month under
your old system.
Just use the same
good feed with
tones up system
eggs and profits.
P r o v e n b y 511
vears of success.
Regulator added and watch Money back if you’re not
results. Keens hens healthy, satisfied.
W Means more eggs from ANY mash—even Pratts
Guaranteed by 1
JOHNSON DRUG CO., Carrollton, Ga.
W. C. ABERCROMBIE & CO., - - - |>oug!|sville, Ga.
WORTHY BROS., * - fcamdlton, Ga.
W. D. POWELL,
■Villa’ Rica, Ga
butler and a maid occupied In remov
ing coals and lints from six children.
"Well, where did you get these?"
sabl Mr. Fremont In his blustering
"It's like this, Dad," begun Thelma
with u rather apologetic air: vWhen
1 came downstairs this afternoon and
saw that dlhlng room table heaped up
with good tilings—well, I just went for
Hubert; together we found the name
of the nursery or home or whatever
you cal! it, near lie.re and we weut over
there. I had the matron give me half
a doxen children, and here they are.”
She pointed to the group In front of
her, who were busy taking In their
surroundings. ‘“Children, tills Is my
father, and this my mother. Now, Dad,
here i- Tony, Rose, Frederick, Charles,
Anna, and Marie,” as she gathered the
children to her. “Now, children, we
arc going in and have dinner. Lot's
see. Hubert, you take Frederick and
uhnrlex, I)ad take Tony; Mother, you
tilke Anna, and I will have Rose and i
T lie children, ranging from six to
eight, were rather shy until they set
eyes on all the goodies on the table;
then they were all excitement. Thelma
winked at Hubert, and then looked at
her dad. He was busy keeping meat
enough cut tip for Tony, supplying his
numerous other demands, and keeping
up with Ids many questions. The chil
dren were fairly stuffed when they
climbed down from the table.
"We arc going to play some games
now," said Thelma. “Hubert, you get
on that side of the circle; come on,
Dad and Mother.” But no umount of
coaxing could bring Dad and Mother.
Dad thought he hud done his share.
“What do you think?" said Thelma
to the children a little while later;
CITY DRUG STORE, - - Bowdon, Ga
We Wish You The j
M Merriest Christmas
You have our heartiest wishes for a
most enjoyable Christmas, also twelve
months of happiness in. 1924.
On last Sunday light, December Kith,
llic death angel visited the home of
Rev. B. F. Earnest and claimed 1h;
wife and mother of the home. Mrs.
Earnest had been in declining health
for some time. She leaves a husband
and live children, two boys and tlirep
girls, and a host of relatives and friends j
to mourn her departure. Interment was j
made in the cemetery at Mt. Zion. |
Mr. and Airs. Leo Hutson announce j
the birth of a daughter on the eleventh
of this month.
Mr. and. Mrs. A. D. Reid and fam-i
ily, of Birmingham, Ala., spent several ,
days visiting in this community re- j
Mr. and Airs. T. N, Pettigrew have j
recently moved to the AV. II. fS. Howard |
"Hubert tells me he was just In the
library, and Santa left a Christmas
tree and some gifts for you In there."
They all made a dash for .the door.
“Where do you suppose she got these
tilings'.-” queried Mr. Fremont of his
"I can't imagine,” she replied; “this
must have been the planning of more
It came time for Thelma to. give the
dread announcement that they were to
leave for the home. Before doing so
she surveyed the scene before her:
There was Dad, on his hands and
knees, crawling about the iloor with
Tony, playing train. Tony had suc
ceeded in winning over Air. Fremont.
There sat her mother reading a story
to three of the youngsters, and Hu
bert—she could hardly, believe iter
eyes—sat cuddling a . little sleeping
form in his arms. She went over and
sat down on the uvrq of his chair.
“You depr old thihg," she said, put
ting her nnn around lihn ; then, “Hu
bert, look at Dad. Won’t you say this
day was been a success?”.
(©, 1®2S, Western Newspaper Union,)
Brock-Cobb Grocery Co.
It’s my desire to express my sincere thanks and
appreciation to the many friends and customers for
their splendid patronage and support during my
management of “The Leader.” I am very sorry in
deed that I cannot be with you next year as business
of my own requires my presence in Athens, Ga.,
where Ishall make my future home.
Wishing you all a Merry Christmas and a Prosper
ous New Year. Respectfully,
When in Athens your call will be appreciated.
Xmas Used Car Sale
UNDER THE MISTLETOE
“Oh, professor, see the big bunch
of mistletoe I have hung on the
WfW|^|W W chandelier," exclalmde the young lady;
III II staudjng under It and smiling roguish-
R M ^ Young and Learned Professor (look-.
ing' near-sightedly through his
glasses)—“Ah, yes. It is an excellent
PAT? A CTTTPTnP 4 of the Viscum Album, of
.rA.K-A-oII-. -v.I Urn j the^rder Loranthacaea. It Is a Jointed
dlchotomas shrub." And that was all
Killed in 30 minutes with >.'■
Buy no substitute, 50c. .at
JONES DRUG CO.
We have a large stock of used cars and
for the remainder of this year we are go
ing to offer our entire stock of used cars
at very low prices. If you are in the mar- ’
ket for a used car, we have an assortment
,of all kinds, which have been gone over
S# by expert mechanics, and it will be to 1
your, interest to see ours before buying,;^
Terms can be arrang^c^ -
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