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Wednesday, September 12, 2018 12:00 PM
Philadelphia aldermen ultimately cut taxes, but not without a struggle with the big spenders.
  • Upon the memory and truthfulness of Christine Blasey Ford hangs the Supreme Court nomination of Judge Brett Kavanaugh, his reputation, and possibly his career on the nation’s second highest court.
  • If Franz Kafka had written about confirmation hearings, he couldn’t have come up with a better scenario than the one now unfolding in the U.S. Senate. 
  • Thirty-eight boys and girls have enrolled in the PHS band according to the announcement by Director James K. Upchurch. Lessons have started in the twirling class, and it is hoped that enough will develop into good twirlers for the marching band. A band for smaller boys and girls in the fourth, fifth, and sixth grades has been organized. It is called a Saxette Band, in which they learn band fundamentals in a pre-band course
  • [ Walk in Love ] Therefore be imitators of God as dear children.
  • GETTING THE MESSAGE/Exodus 15:1-21
    We are going back to our study in Exodus today. In this passage we see the song of Moses, which follows the Red Sea event, where the Lord delivered Israel while destroying Egypt. This song is the oldest recorded poem in history, much older than Homer’s Iliad that dates from 8th century BC. It is a song still sung by Orthodox Jews around the world. Revelation chapter 15 tells us it will be sung by the Redeemed of God (in Christ) after this world.
  • The following student body and class officers were elected at meetings held in the Philadelphia High School. President of the Student Body, Charles Harrison; Vice President, Mary Therrell; and Secretary and Treasurer, Nell McNeil. For the Senior class; Sponsors, Miss Christine Drake and Miss Dorothy Boyles; President, Marty Therrell; Vice-President, Jack Stribling; Secretary and Treasurer, Helen Yates.
  • This summer, the sex scandal that has bedeviled the Catholic Church went critical.
  • A judicial process that doesn’t allow the accused to cross-examine his accuser or reliably see the evidence against him is a civil libertarian’s nightmare. It traduces every principle of fairness and is blatantly un-American.
  • EDITORIAL/The lottery is a regressive tax
    We’re surprised we actually have so many Big Government Conservatives in the Legislature since the state lottery passed last Tuesday is, in effect, an inefficient, regressive and exploitative tax on the poor.
  • The senior class of Arlington held a meeting and elected new officers for the following year; President, Grover Breazeale; Vice President, John W. Hill; Secretary and Treasurer, Maggie A. Stuart; and Sponsor, Miss Rita Martin.
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