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The Southern Ilunois Record .-' A Good Newspaper is a Power in the Home. School, State and Nation VOLUME IV. FLORA, ILLINOIS. THURSDAY. MAY 11, 1916 NUMBER 33 FLORA CHURCHES AND WHAT THEY ARE DOING UNITED BRETHREN IN CHRIST Services Sunday school ii:,'W1 a, m. Preaching li):,'!ii a, m. Junior service 'l.'M p, m. Senior service 0:31) p, m, Preacliing service 7,30 p, m. Prayer meeting Thusrclay 7:3(1 p, m. Womun's .Mil Wednesduy 2:(X) p. m. A cordial invitation Is extended the public to attend these services, E. M. Pierson, pustor. PRESBYTERIAN CHURCH Sunday School at 9:.30, Morning service at 10:45, Y. P, C, E, at 6:.30. Evening service at 7:,'tO, The sermons will be in keejiing •¦Monday Day." The pastor will conducted the regu¬ lar services. ¦Wra. W. Edwards, pastor. BAPTIST CHURCH, Sunday School 9:30 a. in Preaching at 10:30 a. m. and ":.'lo p, m. Mid-week prayer service Thursday evening at 7:30, Sunday, May 14th being "Mother" Day." At the hour for morning wor¬ ship the choir will render music ap¬ propriate to tiie day and the sermon will also be in keeping ¦aIIIi the oc- casit>n. It is hoped tliut all will special effort to be present time und thus honor tlie iiest eartlily friend we can ever have. G, C. Mitchell, paslor. make a ut this CHRISTIAN CHURCH Last Sunday was a splendltl tlay of service. We were made to rejoice be¬ cause another life enlisted with us for tiie service of Clirist and His diurcii. We want you lo make a special effort to attend divine worship in Imnor of the best wtiman that ever lived, your inother. All tlie services will be In keeping with the day. The morning subject Is. Holy Mother¬ hood." In the evening, "Saving Royal Life," The diurch will give a carnation to everv lady pre.sent. Special music appropriate to tiie day wiil lie rentlered. In the evening the Sunday sclmol choir will take charge; il will do you good to .see their conse- crutlon. Let liiis Ije unto you a day of inspiration, gratitude, appreciation. F. M. Llndenmeyer, pastor, M.E. CHURCH Next Sunday Is Mothers' Duy. The day will be observed Inan appropriate manner. If your mother is living make her heart glad liy attending church. If she is dead revere lier sacred memory by attending diurch und resolving for bitter living. Let us start the day riglit by attending S. S, We have abiindance of room lor a large Increase, Few churches ure so well equipped for S. S. work. We shall be glad lo welcome you. The morning hour will be given up to the observance of the day. The choir will have appropriate music In the form af an anthem, solo and special Mothers' day music. Tlie seriimn wili be in harmony witii tiie spirit of tlie day. Evening service at 7:30. 'N'ou are cordially Invited. The services are Interesting antl helpful, Vou need the Inspiration that the.se services give. A cordial welcome awaits every one. Come and enjoy the services, M/ C. Foltz, pastor. Resolutions of Respect At a regular meetlngof Flora LiKlge No. 151 I, O, O. F., the undersigned committee was appointed to draft resolutions of respect, on the deatii of Bro, Wm. Graham. WiiEUEAM^ It has pleased the Su¬ preme ruler of the Universe, to cul 1 from labor to eternal rest, our be loved brother, Wm. (^raliani, at the ripe old age of HI years, and liavlng- been a member of the order •'iii years, and was a charter member of tliis Lodge Resolvku: tliut in the deatii of Bro. Graham we have lost a worthy raeml>er of our order, and a zealous worker for the cause; the community an honorable and upright citizen, and Ills children a devoted and loving father. Resolved: that a copy of these reso¬ lutions be spread upon the records of uur Ltxlge, and published in the city newspapers, and that we extend our sympathy to the family who are be¬ reaved by his deatli. A. P, Gould ') EDWARD McCONNELL Tlie aniiouncemenl of Kdward Mc¬ Connell of Songer township as a Re¬ publican cantlidate for circuit clerk before the primary September next will meet \\illi a hearty sanction from a large number of frlciuls in iiis own comnuinlty and wherever he is known, A brief sketch of Mr, Mc¬ Connell's life will be Inleresling at this time, as it siiows wliat the farmer boy can do, who has energy, perse¬ verance, moral training und a willing¬ ness to work, Edward McConnell comes of gotxl pioneer stock: born in .\enia in the year 1870, When he was tiiree yeurs of age Ills parenls movetl upon a farm In Songer township. Edwaril worked on tliefarm and attended school. At tiie age of niiieleeli years his fatiier died, leaving I'kiward as liie oltlest boy ill a fainily of nine chiklren; he took cliarge of the farm giving all Ids time to Its maiiagement helping to support the family and educate the younger cliildren. When twenty four years of age he ijecame u teaciier in the public scliools ami in tills in;ide a success, in ISlKi he was marrletl and farmed for asl.ort time but luter went to (Quincy and gradiiateil in a business course in tiie class of IHllH. After ids course was completed he movedto St. Louis and was given tiie position as iiookkecper for Morris & (.'o. subse¬ iiuently bookkeeper for the Kingman Implement Co. of St, Loui.s, In lilii.") he moved to Albany, Ore,, and kept books for lhe I'ortland Kloiiriiig Mill Co, and W, H, Stevens Dry Good Co. He gave perfect satisfaction to all these lirms, eacli one of wlltnii gave lllm letters attesting liis ellicient and faithful service. He could have held any of these desirable positions but liie call of the old Imine county cume to him. so In 11HI7 he returned to the place of his old friends, erected u nice imme which is known as Korest \'iew I'arm in Songer townsliip wiiere he now resides, and lias resliied with the exception of four yeurs from iilu8 to 1912 when he wus bookkeeper for the Cornwell Real Kstate Va). of St, Louis, He joinetl the church wlien twenty years of age and lias always been an earnest active worker In the church and for the Sunday schtxil cause. Tills, In brief. Is the record of Edward McConnell ami one that Is commend¬ able all through his life. He is a man of splendltl moral character dean, Iionest and capable and a life long re¬ publican. He has u lurge circle of friends In thecounty who will give him cordial support. If nominated he will be a strong canditlate for tiie republicans and If elected will make a most ellicienl and accommodating ottlcer. SECOND ANNUAL deeply deplore an at^ldent as the : victim of tlie same. The motorist j and the people must, therefore, work together In urder to duly safeguard nay-Field, Sumner, III., Saturday, the public's safety—Staunton Times, Mav 13th The Home Merchants' '' , '^"'"''cf*'f'-'""'' •"•>';'•¦'' May-Kiel^ _ _ , day will be held next Saturduy, Muy Dangerous Competitor ,.j,|, .,fternot.n antl evening. This Sometimes even in this new uge of year the athletic meet is open to ail progress, you wiil tind business tirms i,ijr|, school athletics and others and who suy tiiat it does not pay to ad-' all near-by scliiKils have lieen invitetl, vertise In tlie home paper. Read aj The Vay day parade, the bund con- few foments laken from an editorial ; cerls. crow ning of liio queen, tlie May In a leading country newspaper, think pole tiance und other drills by the u lillie aboul it and decide in your schotil children during the afternoon. and the free motion pictures at night at the Opera house. Interspersetl with the specialties by the Iittle folks, will bc features wortii witne.ssing, Kveryone cordially invited to come and spend the tiay and enjoy life Sumner own mind if you or the other fellow Is riglit, Tlie exchange says: "Recently the advertising manager of a mall order house atldressetl a convention of his associates In like business, llis clilef thought about successful utlvertlsing was tiiat he I wliere everything is free read all the country newspapers for extends the glad hand. ascertaining the communities thut do — ——— not advertise. When lie tinils a town | Anniversary ot Ladies* Auxil- in wliidi u newspaper is publi.shed i iary of B. of R. T. No. 485 that contains no advertising by the | liK-al merchants he immediately malls his catalogues to persons in liiat com¬ munity antl linds that his mall order liouse olitalns the largesl volume of business from communilies In which the local iiierchuiits do nol advertise, Now Mr, Home Merchant if It pays the mall onler litnise to advertise In your community and by doing so he takes your business away from you don't you think it woiiitl pay you ti spend a little money and keep that business, and secure more':' This is a practical business question. We know tlie answer. Do you Mr, Merch anlV It might pay you to tinti out. No iii:iil order house could succeed witlmut advertising; everyone tle- pends wholly upon advertising to se¬ cure business. Do you know lliat tiie home newspaper Is the best and cheap¬ est mellioti of advertising':' Certain parts of the paper ure rcservt^d to c.irry your message of business to the people, and these messages ure read by tiiese people w ho.se tratle yon want. If tliey fail to get your me.ssage thru lhe It.cal fiaper, the mail order liouse will senil lis messnge- by mail order catalogues, gel your business you wiil lose, yonr town will lose and your en¬ tire community will lose. S, C. Dayton e. E. Allen Committee This Applies to Flora The rapidity with which Staunton citizens ure purciiusiiig uutomoblles Is a compelling Inlluence toward the enforcenient of trartic reg.ilutltins. In order that public safety may be as duly safeguartled as tiie law and Its enforcement ci>n conduce. Hut thej law, being properly enforced, even,' cannot but result in but Iialf correct¬ ing u dangerous condition, Tiie otiier iiair, comprising Intelligent efforts of pedestrians and children to be saved from Injury, must be taken Into con¬ sideration as well as tlie lawthatgov- erns tlie motorist. Parents must ex¬ ercise better care over their children in keeping tiiem within their own dotiryards, else no human power can prevent a number of serious and per¬ haps fatal accidents this season. It must be done. It Is now universally recognized that the motorist, the average motor¬ ist, at least, is not a giioulish tiend circulating In a power boat seeking whom he may destroy, but a respector uf life and the law who would as Ernest F. Harrison Killed .\ wire frmn Marion, ind.. leiclicii 11. M, Harrison April '2!llli., thai his nepliew, Krnest, F, Harrison, was killed near that city on the evening of Aprir."
|Title||Southern Illinois Record|
|Masthead||The Southern Illinois Record|
|Geographic Coverage||United States, Illinois, Clay County, Flora|
|Description||An Archive of the Southern Illinois Record Newspaper in Flora, Illinois. Flora Digitial Newspapers Collection.|
|Subject||Flora (Ill.) - Newspapers, Clay County (Ill.) - Newspapers|
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|Contributing Institution||Flora Public Library|