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The Arma Record from Arma, Kansas • 1

The Arma Recordi
Arma, Kansas
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Worth While Club Entertains. Church at the Airdome. Miss Emma Stanton left Monday evening; for Terre Haute, Indiana, where she was married Tuesday to Youth of 1 7 with the Spirit of 76 The "Worth While Club," an "In dustrial" organization composed cf M. E. Church Notes.

Sunday School 9:45 a. m. Preaching 11:00 a. m. Junior League 3:00 p.

m. Preaching 8:00 p. m. Prayer Meeting Thursday Night. E.

H. Tannehill, Pastor. some of the ladies of our city, havirg closed another year of their organiza Mr. Thomas Abbott, formerly of this place. Miss Stanton was book-keeper at the Western Coal Mining Co.

for several years. Mrs. Stanton and two daughters accompained Miss tion, celebrated the event last Friday evening with a reception given to Emma to Joplin where she boarded Monday evening's train for the East Their many friends here wish them joy and happiness in their new home. Henry Buck of North Miami, Okla. has been here the past week visiting his daughter Matilda Dean, and left for his home Tuesday.

Mr. Buck was a resident of Armi two years ago and was employed oh the section but concluded to try the oil field for their husbands. The reception was given at the home of Mr. and Mn John Fulton. The entertainment consisted of games, contests, a chalk talk, a national exploit, a trip around the world, and music by Mesdames Allen, Anderson and Sellmansberger.

After dinner speeches were given by the members of the Club, which were responded to by their husbands. The following members and "their husbands were present: Mr. and Mrs. E. T.

Allen, Mr. and Mrs. DeLapp, Mr. and Mrs. B.

Rodda, Mr. and Mrs. W. T. Nelson, Mr.

and Mrs. Sellmansberger, Mr. and Mrs. Anderson, and Mr. and Mrs.

Geo. White. The invited guests were Miss Hess, Miss Rodda, Ruth and Martha Rodda and Rev. and Mrs. Tannehill and family.

A fine two-course lunch was served and all departed feeling that they would like to enjoy such evenings more frequently. work and has been very successful. Mr. Buck made this office a pleasant Ou account of the extremely warm condition of the church last Sunday night, the Official Board of the Methe-dist church appointed a committee to ascertain if it would be possible to secure the Airdome for Sunday evening services. The committee found Mr.

Lincoln and Mr. Abernathy both very willing that the church should have the use of their place. Therefore, the services next Sunday evening July 1st, will be held in the Airdome the weather permitting. Come out and hear the singing and the sermon. The choir is well worth hearing and the music by the male quartette composed of Geo.

Fulton, Joe. Limb, J. R. Hill and E. A.

Sellmansberger was well rendered. They expect to have orchestra music also in the near future A special invitation is extended to "all those who live in the country to ytme these meetings. Last Sun- day night we noticed several people in attendance at church from the country and we were glad to have them with us and hope to see them out again on Sunday night and many others. This is both a town and country church and we are anxious for our brothers and sisters in the surrounding country to get in the habit of attending the Arma church. We welcome you.

Let us try and build up a large attendance from the country. The Methodists have a resident pastor now, there is preaching every Sunday night, and you will like to hear Rev. Tannehill and he will be only too glad to have everybody come. call the first of the week and "signed up" for The Record one year to keep posted on coming local events Mr. and Mrs.

Robert Cooke of the Burg spent Sunday with Mrs. Thos Rodda, Mrs. Cook's mother, and other members of the family also assembled The Mulberry school is speeding up and last Sunday kept ahead of us in attendance and collection. Are we going to let them beat us ARMA. MULBERRY.

No. 190 203 $3. 79 $3.11 Points 370 413 Total points. 1107 1145 The Red Cross meeting in church last Sunday evening a a great success. The Choir and Male Quartette each gave beautiful and well rendered selections.

The sermon told of the organization and work of the Red Cross. The collection amounted to eight dollars and twelve new members were secured. As a church we are glad to be identified with such a movement and we are hoping everybody in Arma will help in this work. The Woman's Home Missionary society of our church met in Lawrence week before last. At its session it was decided that Arma could take care of itself without a Missionary, and that sister David should be transferred to some other field, not yet named, and to place at one of the camps a foreign speaking worker.

However, we are pleased that the transfer will not take place until September, and that Mrs. David is left to work in Arma for the summer. She has in the planning, a program for some real community work, which she hopes to get started by the eighth of July. It will be very help ul to our Church and Sunday school if some of our workers give all the assistance they are able in this work. for a parting visit with Dr.

Dwight Rodda who left Tuesday for New Orleans, to enter Mercy Hospital Ben. F. Rodda accompanied his broth Section Men Out. er as far as Sulphur, where he stopped "for a day or two. Two little boys named Jo'in and I George McGill, 1 ave been studying for some time how they could do their bit in raising money for the Red Cross and finally decided to start out and take soap orders, an article that is Saturday evening at 6:00 o'clock our section men, members of the International Brotherhood of Maintenance of Way Employees of the Missouri Pacific railroad system were called out on a strike.

The men are asking for an increase of wages and they should have it. The men affected are those employed in the bridge and Sbuilding departments and the track laborers. About eight thousand men are out it is said. The men ask for an increase of 25 per cent in pay for their ten-hour day with time and one-half for over time and a working contract. Gave Recital.

used in every home, and nearly every home always buys, but this time the profit will go to the Red Cross. Wm. T. Allen, a brother of Mayor E. T.

Allen of this city, arrived from LosAngeles last week and expects to make his home here. His family arrived yesterday. Mr. Allen is a contractor and builder, but contemplates purchasing a farm near town the coming UH Mrs. Ina Hartshorne of Yale, gave a recital for her pupils Wednesday afternoon at the home of Mrs.

John Hawker on West Washington street. A fine program of thirteen numbers had been arranged and the parts were nicely rendered as each pupil was desirous of doing their best at this time much to the delight of both teach-ter and the twenty invited guests. After the program the hostess served pineapple sherbet and cake, followed by a pleasant visit among the older ones and a merry play for the young folks. Hugh Burgin ays that the Chair man of the County Red Cross unit Dr. and Mrs.

P. F. Theis returned Tuesday morning from, a visit with relatives and friends at Kansas City and St. Joseph, where they have been about two weeks. This was the Doctor's first vacation trip he has had the pleasure to take in ten years; and we know he purely enjoyed every minute of it.

He thinks Arma is the "best town yet." "Pike" O'Donnell was seriously injured at the Hamilton mine Monday afternoon, while working a driver, In some way he was caught by a hook and chain about the body and pulled from the car, which fortunately jumped the track on the opposite side from which he fell, thus preventing a more serious injury. Mr. O'Donnell received severe cuts on the and under the arm, but no bones were broken. Mr. O'Donnell is most unfortunate, it seems as this is the fourth time he has been hurt in a mine.

has asked the A. O. U. W. Lodge of this city to raise $50.

as their portion of the Red Cross benefit, and as chair man he urges every member to help in raising this amount. Proper Celebration of Anniversary of-the Nation's Birth A bilious, half sick feeling, loss of When, In the cours of human events, It Mrs. S. J. Forrester, the Red Cross Secretary, reports the following new members this week Mrs.

Ray Hawkins, Mrs. Gaustoux, Mrs. Hennuy, Miss Mary Leonard, Mrs. McGill, W. T.

Nelson, Mr. and Mrs. I. W. Anderson, Mrs.

L. Lynn, Mrs. J. W. Oyler, Mrs.

Dan Morgan, Wm. Lashmet, Mrs. Joseph Limb, H. E. McFarland, Mrs.

C. W. Morgan, T. R. Ferguson.

Total members of the Arma unit, 126. Collections to date The Queen Esthers met at the home Misses Leona and Ethel Bair Wednesday evening. After the business session refreshments were served, after which several piano selections were given. Misses Marie Willan and Florence Farver of Atchison, joined Miss Vera Willian was a visitor. energy, and constipated bowels can be relieved with surprising promptness by using HERBINE.

The' first dose brings improvement, a few doses puts the system in fine, vigorous condition. Price 50c. Sold by W. A. De- becomes necessary for one people to dissolve the political bands which have con nected them with another and to assume among the Powers of the earth the separate and poual station to which the laws Mr.

Bernie Goodrum accompanied by six boy scouts from Pittsburg, passed thru Arma on bicycles Friday morning en route to Fort Scott where they camped that night They returned Saturday afternoon. of nature and of nature's God entitle LAPP, Druggist, Arma, Kans. Adv. them, a decent respect to the opinions of mankind requires that they should declare the causes which Impel them to the sepa Fitting Celebrations. But we rejoice in the change to be noticed in the way of observing the nation's birthday.

People are beginning to see that noise is not patriotic and that the youth of the present need a better ideal of Independence day. In most of the large cities men of prominence and foresight are arranging for public games. What could be more fitting for the nation's birthday? We should be a nation of athletes; there is no day better than July 4 for arousing the latent strength of manhood or exhibiting what Is already developed. Surely the parks should ring with the best music our bands can produce. Men gifted with power to sway the multitudes should this day tell what the nation stands for and pay tribute to those who are Slow to smite and swift to spare.

Gentle and merciful and Just! Who, In the fear of God, do bear The sword of power, a nation's trust. Today we are In need of a patriotism as great as that of 76. The occasion Is different and the problem requires greater wisdom In its solution. It Is a satisfaction to remember that ration. THUS wrote Thomas Jefferson for the Continental congress In the famous Declaration of Independence.

It was signed at Independence 's Lots of There hall. Philadelphia, July 4, 1776. Witn the pealing of old Liberty bell that summer day the birth of. a new nation wns announced. Like her sturdy sons, that nation was conceived In hardship.

Her heritage of devotion to principle was the noblest gift brought by the Mayflower. Innate courage grew fear less In the face of constant danger, and her sons grew skillful by constant the national sword has never been lifted In conquest. The glory of the starry flag Is that she is an emblem of freedom of conscience, religion and toil. They craved not courtier favors but demanded the right to develop along the lines of a new democracy the nation then born. Contact with the civil liberty.

Except In the oause of wilderness had taught them that humanity she has never been In battle. Not all that has been done under her is worthy of praise, but it Is safe to say that few nations have a more un Tls as easy to be heroes as to sit the Idle slaves Of legendary virtue carved upon our fathers' graves. For them to be convinced was as selfish record. Coolness Lying around In the Good Old Summer Time There's a big chunk of it inside of every one of our famous Alaska Refrigerators OR Arctic Ice Cream Freezers and the cost is so small with what good you get out of it that you cannot afford to be without these Summer Necessities. Come in and see tjle values we can offer you.

Take these home with you and celebrate the Fourth in comfort. though the thing had been decreed of Fourth of July Flag. God. They were convinced and tney nroclnlmed their birthright by declar i The union of lakes, the union of lands, the union of 6tates none can sever; the union of hearts, the union of hands and the Flag of our Union 4 All Aboard for your July 4th fixing up if you expect to do any. Come and order your Lumber whether it be much or little and we'll see that you get it.

GOOD LUMBER it will be too. All thoroughly dried and is ready to use at once. Phone us your order if it is more convenient. We'll do the rest. Some Choice Lots For Sole Arma Lumber Co.

ing their Independence and then fighting for It against one of the proudest, strongest nations of the earth. Nation Wholly Worthy. It was inevitable that such a beginning should produce a nation of stal-wnrts. What they lacked In knlghtli-ness they made up in manliness. Devotion to principle left no room for compromise with policy.

The.result was people chosen by fitness for great place In the economy of the world's progress. At this season we celebrate the anniversary of the nation's birth. The 140 anniversaries since then have not all been to our credit. We have turned 'T t. To make The Record the we wish, it is important that our friends in the country send Ben F.

Rodda Lumber Merc. Company, Arma, Kansas U3 the news of their neighbor from the serious to the frivolous, the national birthday has become a carnival. In (he name of patriotism all kinds of have been permitted. Instead of real honor to the nation the day has been made an occasion for gain. Teople have made for themselvoS hardship In a vain nttempt to have more noise ttmn their nelchbors mnlte.

hood. This paper is published in the interest of the farmer as well as residents of Arma and ord will be appreciated and receive careful attention..

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