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e was Lit By Bryan GeterlStaff ;l just la logansville Masonic Lodge #93, who is celebrating 150 years, recently honored Fred Bass ek due to or a 50 years of service to the lodge. Left to right are: A.S. Callaway, Jr. (90 years-old and much ot he Lodge's oldest member), Fred Bass, James E• Underwood, former Grand Master and pre- lakelevd ent Grand Secretary, John Cranston Lodge Secretary and Wilson St. Clair a member of the to eleva' dge and Hogansville Mayor. The lak'e be at ele" 0000n°00I'00ick OF Treat" Another Our Children Face dlege h Raising children is never a by some and some startling the year itnple task. In this world that  ev  things have been discovered. daughte eems to be going downhill Vde;|ey When a child participates in arren  ster than ever, many evils face BO Halloween, is he or she being ;tablisho ar children. There are those r exposed to danger ? Is it just play Candle hat want to exploit them, those when a child dresses up as a i9. In 197 hat want to harm them physi- witch, ghost, skeleton, or even possibl( ally, and those that want to Antioch the devil himself? Is it respect- Candlel arm them spiritually. It is easy ful for children to run up to an two-yeaJ  detect when a child has been adult and give an ultimatum: ecogniz )used physically, but when a TRICK OR TREAT? Although trice. Nit lild has been hurt on the inside, cult to detect, these things may seem as harm- aother sis lis more difficult to detect. Any Many times children are less fun, they are actually open- [dredge 0 trent worth their salt wants to exposed to dangers unknown to ing the door for more serious otect their children from the the parent. Until recent years, things to enter the lives of our Candl tings that would harm them. the worldly tradition of children. late D1 here are many things in the Halloween has never been ques- Going back to the origin of 3; Dr. Jo orld that Will hurt our children tioned. With all that is going on Halloween, one can easily dis- )r. A. 1  all the areas of their life, but in the world, Halloween has cover the intent and purpose of Iax Este me of those things are diffi- been put under the microscope such a holiday. Halloween sim- urd, ply means "holy or hallowed p87-89; evening." The first celebration )r. was by the Druids to honor )r. AAW Samhain, the Lord of the Dead. r. Halloween and celebrating the HOGANSVILLE HOME NEWS - OCTOBER 28, 1999 - PAGE 3 ]iasy to be Green on Halloween Dr. 1 Dr. ). andler in t]l , PUll abe trigger on a new Polaris Sportsman 500, Magnum .=='.€,. 500,  425, Big.Boss 500 6x6 or abe all-new Sportsman n emory ][  just $79• Buy oornow  AWs and R_arnington 597 TM aler. lI Ii lla.r//SWurs./(,llwodontnoot is a recel li nowmnn, aotatorot#sooti located  i ---- mith H .al  ll[ . . ted on tll !  - ' ,f Sistori i , 0l]l/l hip endo | [ • b R/o abe tst i ' e bequ e[ i  ........... fo;car i  ,ii -- 00uso POLRRIS ° n :t, the ar invest ;quest tst 2002. a, we life of where gic If you think planning for an environmentally-friendly Halloween is tricky, you're in for a real treat. This year, teach your kids about recycling and compost- ing while having a great time at your own "Green Halloween" party: With a little planning and some creativity, it's easy to have a "Green Halloween." "Recycling and composing are a good thing for kids to learn about every day," says Charles Hall, Executive Director of Keep Troup Beautiful, "And holidays are an especially good time to teach children about protect- ing the environment by changing your habits." Here are some ideas on how to hose a "Green Halloween" Party: • Send invitations on a nap- kin. Have guests bring their invitations to use as their nap- kin for the party. • Have guests wear cos- tumes made from old clothes or from things purchased from Goodwill. • Decorate with natural products like fall leaes, corn stalks or straw. Compost them after the event. • Use plastic utensils that can be reused or recycled. For cider and hot chocolate, use ceramic mugs that kids can take home as a party favor. • Other party favors could include fruit, homemade snacks such as "popcorn on the cob" or crafts made at the party. • Buy a few yards of Halloween material at a fab- ric store for festive table- cloths and treat bags that can be reused. • Have a craft-making table that utilizes all bever- age or food containers (make sure to check for sharp edges on cans. Recycle unusable containers). Call it the "Trash "darkside"isanattemptofSatan to Treasures" table. A l00mington to remove the attention of the •Make homemade snacks people from the Lord of Lords, such as doughnuts or candied apples as a part of the party activities. • Make "recycled ghosts." use a (white) plastic grocery Mitchell Marine, Inc. 370 Davis Road • LaGrange Jesus Christ. In this pastor's opinion, there are two major problems with the celebration ..... of Halloween. First, it causes people to become directly involved with the occult and sec- ondly, it opens the door for our children to be exposed to more profound devices of Satan. later on in life. The Bible says in Ephesians 5:11, And have no fel- lowship with the unfruitful works of darkness, but rather reprove them. "Christians and Christian parents have a respon- sibility not to become involved in and not to let their children to become involved in those things that would bring dishon- or to the Lord Jesus. Each par- ent needs to go to the Word of God and settle this issue for themselves. We are told in 2 Timothy 2: 15, "Study to show thyself approved unto God..." A careful study of the Scripture will reveal the dangers associ- ated with Halloween. Song of Solomon says, "Take us the foxes, the little foxes, that spoil the vines: for our vines have ten- der grapes." Although this may seem like a little thing, it is the little things that creep in and become big things. Our children are a precious gift from the Lord, may we do all we can to protect them from the harm that Satan would like to bring their (706) 884-2594 Blaze, Tr Bou 35 and ) N,... fo’ oormzvr ptmlume on an ' pR Is 16.75%. No fmco cha o Co., Inc. Watr/ng: ATVs mn be  to ( teraln. Neve dde on Pola ATVs may not be Mden by anyono unUer land ddm  _ _ tm kmn, m your doeler or ’ Pdrad= et l-a0o-a-3764.   sion," way. ne truelll ] is only S| .3all todaY| I all thatl vhen yoO| oday for "Homo Oct. 41 -Nov. 4 Oct. 31 at II:00 am & 6:00 pm Nov. 1 - 4 at 7:00 pm CHURCH OF CHRIST DoWN )w, LO ' , Mountville Rd. ENTS!I I bag, a ball of'old newspaper, some old string or yarn to ti the "neck," and paint a face,= • Bob for apples, "pin the tail on the witch," or take a night nature walk. • After the party, compost pumpkins, pumpkin innards and paper and natural deco- rations. Use the pumpkin seeds as birds or squirrel food or bake them with a little salt for a treat. • Compost uneaten fruit. • Donate costumes to Goodwill, Salvation Army, etc. For more information on educating your kids about recycling, beautification and litter prevention, call Keep Troup Beautiful at 706-884- 9922. NEED MONEY? • Refinance • Remodel • Debt Consolidation • • Christmas Fast, friendly service. We will come to you or you can make a simple toll free • Taxes call: 1-888-977-1133 daytime or 1-706- • Tuition' 637-5152 evenings. • Good/Bad Credit OK • Past Bankruptcy OK Sunnyside Mortgage, LLC • Purchases Georgia Residential Mortgage Licensee Thank you, Hogansville Thanks to you, citizens of Hogansville, for selecting me to serve as your City Councilman for the past four years. It has been an honor and a challenge to have had this opportunity. My plans for the next four years are to serve each and every citizen of Hogansville to the best of my ability in an impartial and fair manner. Thank you again for your vote of confidence. Reelect Ezra Whitmore Council Post Number 4 November 2, 1999 II I I WITH FOUR AIR BAGS, A STEEL SAFETY CAGE, AND A PATENTED SIDE IMPACT PROTECTION SYSTEM, THE VOLVO $70 IS ENGINEERED ABOVE ALL TO HELP PROTECT YOU. BUT TO PUT A GLEAM IN YOUR EYE, IT ALSO OFFERS THE FOLLOWING PLEASURES: A IO0-WATT, SIX SPEAKER STEREO, CRISP HANDLING AND A 20-VALVE ENGINE THAT'S PERFECT FOR JAUNTS TO THE STORE, OR TO THE NEXT COUNTY. INCLUDES • AUTOMATIC TRANSMISSION • POWER MOONROOF' ° LEATHER SEATING ° ALLOY WHEELS Ho[ansville, Ga. "DUE AT .,,SE ,,,,I.: .,,,45, + ,A* .,. ,N,UOE ,, ,AMEN' AP OS, R,DUC.,IO. UTIFU ROBERT J. 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