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bbotq. D. D.,
R I.ev. N. D.
r-t. was "The
me, not to
t who "eame
but to minis
hristian is to
to get back of
all that is val
that are injur
ns which have
h of Christian
f Christ Him
eye. in order
jestine. , He
and for all
He did not
wo d. There
He refused an
He began His
nje to prolong
age feast. and
what men call
self that He
is heat." He
laid d with dniy the
s overhea ived on the simi
lest food. le not care for wealth.
He never called a inait a fo:> but once.
and that was the man whio spent all his
ife in accumulaating and thenl did not
inow what to do with the aeunula
:ions. le did not carn for powevr. for
when Ue was offered a crown He re
'used it. One day they gathered about
Rim. waved palm hranches and
;houted "IHosanuah:" and auuid all the
oy and acclaim He stopp:-d and wept
.s Ile rememiered the sorrows whicli
were To come upon .ers:alemu.
Ambition did not ap'peal to Him. He
was willin;g to preach to 500.0 )r -Lo 200
:*r to zwentyi-ve yr thirty. or to sit
lown with one poor wrh'Kied wIoiain
And talk to'her by the we!!: and it did
:iot make auy dtierenPee. What did He
:are for? For service-o go about
imong men and Mralke theml happy.
rhat was what He cared for. H cared
.or all sorts of men. lie was eqlually
willing to serve the Greek or tle Jew.
[f He lived now. le wouldI b- as will
n-r to serve the Jew :1A The
He was willing to save tihe poor and
.be rich. He was noT a poor man's
:roph:et. nor a rich mn's prophet. He
was wiling to minister to the ignorant,
atnd just as willing to inist..r to the
wise. He would talk with the peasant.
3r stnend an evening with on~e of the
treat rabbis at Jerusaleum. Character
wi pastt condultct did nI Separate men~i
:romn His sympubhy. 11 did not make
Sany difference how badlyv a man had
ived or how rotten was his character,
rte was ready to help him, H~e came
.uto Jericho one day and thea people
-rowded round im. it was a city of
)lriests and corrupt po3liticians. Thie
:uliticians were more co'rupt than in
his day, and that is saying a great
1 Ial. It was .. city of pries and peli
delicans. and one of these latter, who
mad made money by sque'ezin:g the pub
tie, was a little man, who climbed into
a trece, because he wanted to see this
strange man pass. This strange man
aassed the priests and th~e orthodox
religious peop~le and looked rip at tihe
ittle man and said: "C-.me doiwn: I amr
roing to dine with you to'-day." He
sought out the bad man b-~'ause He
thought He could do sou:ethinr for
thim. He was equally ready to minms
ter food to the hungry, healin.. to the
sick, cofort to the~ attlicted. wisdom
to the ignorant. inspiration to the de
pressed or succor to the simple and the
FThe only question with iHim was: "Is
this mau in troublei" Wha: kind of
trouble? "It does not matter what
kind of trouble. I want to help' him."
That was absolutely His only iluestion.
Aknd yet this man saw that th~e deepest
troubles of men re t troublmes that
:ome upon themn because of their
wrong doing. In His first great ser
G iHe gave the secret of happiness
when He said: "B~iessed are the pure in
heart" and "Blessed are the poor in
sprt"etc. The sec-ret of happness~
is what you are, not what you have.
So the thing He wvanted to do was to
.change men's characturs, to get them
out of sin and lead them in the paths
~fo virtue and truth and good will. He
wanted to lift oE the burden of their
sins and make them healthy, normal.
holy men and women. To this He
,tave His life. He did not do this ing!
dentally, as it chanced Him: there wats
somethingt more. He said: "TF'at is
what I am here for. That is what
God put Me into the world for; it is the
mission He has given Me." He be
longed to a nation that had been taught
to look forward for the golden age, not
backward. They thotmht the got'u
time was vet to come. Their prop~hets
had told them so. They :hought it was
to be bronutht about. some saitd, by the
nation, by a series of prophects, or by a
single man, a conque'ror. And this
man Jesus said: "T his kingdom of Goc~
is at hand. This good time is alread.'
* ere, and I am the oue to bringt
about." Thie tirst time Hie preache'
wa at Nazarmethi and then He told them
this. Then tie gathered a few disc-i
p~es about Hlim and aftecr a year with
them lie asked: "Whomn <o men say
that I am?" They said: "Timtre are
manny different things said. Some say
a prophet; some a great tea&cr: somec
one thingt and some another." And H-e
said: "But whom say ye that I amn"
One can imagine the nmo:nt of i
lence and hesitation and uncertainty
that followed. .And then urte. ::n: imupui
sire one. said: "You ar the Messiah."'
He replied: *Yes. 1 am: that is rigtht."
' The mission of His life was to brin::
about the kingdjm of Ged en the ear-l
and Hle sa!l. "The way to doh it is te
help eecry one in~ med. Noj matter
what the character-to help one anoth
er.tlha: is :he way." Tihe .TCwN, wanted
it aniothmer way. Quee:- people. these
Jews! They thought they were the
great people, which wvas very like the
AgioSaons of to-dayr. They though
there we:-e no othor l)eople wi:O We e
religious or civilized or who) had the se
kinaton ould ;a comte - terusUem. uc
ii Riie. a ad i:at not the itoa:.urs. hn
$ ews. would lie domin-an:. itn
Christ said. ")To. that is :a mistake
The kti :-cm of God is not in Jlerus:
le~m or ~Inme or Athens. It is in -
ipirit of universal helpfulness." Th.
1e the kingdom of God. and the king
ddm will come when every man hellm
J: 1 :n-. ma n o t of every kind of
n v, hwt1ever, it may be. He Vas
finalv::r.eted and put upon oath and
asked: "Are You the Messiah?'' "I
a.'' He said. He bial!ed to be the
Messah .a He eiaplm-d t) bring about
thek.indomf of oI by difug the
sp~rit o)f hoeand faith ;-uid good xwill.
Th- apostles w$n forth and preach'd
or the Sermon on e M'ount. hut "This
is the Messiah. The Delverer iI
coIe. In the nature of the cnase lie
could not do it alonf. If it were to be
soien- sudden upheaval. sonwf ea
elrsu:. some inarch of arnies. it %-oul
b,. 43-:ne in a single eriod. hut if good
will. peace and univers:a heluaies
were to be brought about. that would
take genverations. That muz go from
kingdom to king-dom. from e(ity to .711v
and nation to nation. And so He called
a few zmen to carry the message-first
twelve, then seventy. Then lie died.
Then. after His resurrection. He sent
others. He sent them in the spirit o.
good will and helpfulness, to heal the
sick. cleanse the leper and restore c0m
fort to the sorrowing. To minister tc
everynidy. ri.-h, poor. wise, ignorant.
to the .lew and the Gentile,
There was something more. In all
ages wen hare believed in some grea1
occult po.wer lying back of the phe
nomeno of nature. The Jews thought
there was one great God who inexor
ably demanded righteousness of His
people, and Jesus said, 'God is .such a
one as I an. -actuated by the same
spirit. In Aly life and toadbings I ;6'
interpreting this great lufinite Power.
this jut, wise God. this eternal IniniteI
Presence." And He illustrated His
meaning by the parable of the king
whose snbjeots rebelled against him:
by the parable of the lost sheep and
the parable of the prodigal son. "That
is the kind of Father that God is," saiid
There is still more in Christ's ines
sage. In all aIges men have been try
ing to get to this unknown GOd. They
have said: "We have done vrong. we
have aroused the wrath of this GXod.
He is right to be angry with us. How
shall we appease His anger? We will
offer sacrifices." It is difficult iL ?h1i
twentieth century to realize what wor
ship was twenty eenturies ago. Pie
ture the ioPl.. the alt:r. ,be whie
robed priests. Al around in the .,uter
court the cooing of doves. the blea'tit:
of sheep. and within. by this Lit:r. a
butchers shop. a shambles. PIic -k
cutting the 1hroats of lambs and -attle
and the blood flowing in great rivers
out fron: under the altar. Why? Ie
cause these people thought God had a
right to be angry-- -and they iere righ
He had a right to be :ngry-and they
thought He w;is angry--an they %verj
half right in tha--aiId tey t itougn
the way to p0-ace was y sacrifie. an
they were wrong in that. .Mnus nevei
offered a sa-illee. so far as we kno;A.
or told-anybody els? to offer saerihion.
This world is God's ref'rmt(orv an's
what He has done is this.: His Marsha!
has come for you and me. Has iI1
come In power. with gre:atness of riches
or wondtrfuI display oL intelleit Ca
wisdou! No. Ceru how? In svmpN'
thy. in t derness, in love. in pur't.
and truth and righteousneQ-s. We no
see' no wvay to n)appine ss siave by en
dowmng with truth and purity a
righteousness. HeI hv~s -orai~ to u-c
ou and me
*He says. "You can do the same
th:ng." You say: "1 have no power.
"Neithecr bad I."' "I have not wealh.
"Neither had 1." "IL was~ nor an eccli'
sisSte(." "N2i thier w~as I."... "ome TO
3Me: ge .\I spirit; live as I lived: he
willing to lay down yon life for others.
as I wa a for y ou."
I have tried tihis morning: lo ge b
hind all definitions.'all creedal state
ments. ntot herse 1 tink they are
bad, but bestaum I am .sure the spirit
of C:hrist transc-ends all diniitionLs t
cradal stattemients. Christiannity! What
is it? It is the new doctrine of God.
I is the new faihn in Glod. It is the
faith of God, who is in His world as
He wa in Jesus Christ. :oniforting the
sorrowig. helping the tempted. in.
structig; the ignoranit. It is the ne-.y
hoe. the hope of the kingdom of God
tht is coings. 'There is comning the
time when urtn will give to their fe!
low nien Yair. honest..generous meas
ures a-nd wiil -'<o unto others as they
would be done unto." That is right
eousness. There is comang a time wlhe
there will he peace'in everyv heart be
cause it is at barnmony with tself. rnd~
peace in the~ whole world bety:een man
ad man. nation and nation. And it is
a new bop" that Christianity inin:g
when it sayvs: "Now. vou ean work fsr
that beause youi ar~ working in the
spiriL of time Eteranl. and tt in the s'irit
of goo:1 v:!!!. of srvie. of sacrifi.e, of
layu~~ diown our live. fot m'er- asH
laid down ils life far Us."
Critm~ny' What is it? It Is that
"God so loved the world that lie gave
IHis only begotten Son, that whosoever
believetha in Him might not perish. but
'have everlasting life." That Is the the
olgy of -Crsint."The kingdom
of Gd i athand." That is the hope et
Christianity. "A new commnandmvant
give I unto you: that ye love one anotit
er as I have loved you." That is the
law of Christianity.
Where Love Xe, There God Ts.
Thoughts that disturb and treab
ns seldom come from God. It is gener
ally best to.put them away an'md jhrow
oursef, with Increased trust in 111m
and mistrust of self, at Hlis fee.An
never forget, amid whate'ver mayve
fal you-dryness. coldnes. desolation
and disappointmnent. iinscousnea o
many faults. andl of *'reat W:
and want of faith-- ihat wihere love iS.
there God is sure to he. lHe rnever vet
has suffere'd any soul to fall wvh'Al
from Him whienh. amnid a-l iMs fritiu
and falls. 'lia; o im~ In' il. . L.
D~iflctulties are 5 ed's ern'auni'. and
whn e re satnt Un :Imm! we* should
estee:u it a prosof of Goscnil~~.
A. Pittsburr widower. whimt a..
from' home1 an :s buines. trip,) m1 n
mridalady whot, thoch famd ' '
haroodnea of htt-art, wouM i
spoken go even by- herfren
woul b'. ai kind nmoitt i :-o his
hidr, howt-'(r. min a se Wa
also passessed of a fai; :na o~ l
this worids t20O-.- '.s LS(Ili
o e xe't tia' '* .U C'-:
After his ar:ing. 1e l'- aps'.
o 'the chiest of the- child .a -ir!
- Have wvon a prize . Amnr'' -- . \Vi'
h- home tlrro(w."
When the bride and groom am
the chlrn wter. v.atl'i1u o :i
door. ~and at sigh: of rh-Ar fu:t::
methe: gave a il: gpsi ofens:"
The second c'hild. t 1)oy, nudged ihis
sister and whispered:
"Say. Neil, that must have bc-en the
consolation prize that pa got!"-Har
rHE SUN DAY SCHO~.
NTERINATIONAL LESSON COMMENTS!
FOR APRIL &.
;ub.kjqet -Jesup And tie saatil 1mat.
xil.. 1-14-Goldem )(7xt. JPxw.a.
- emory N erf-es, S~ - T,,- v
The Lord's D~ay.
1. All aIct 01, Ii 4'e,*..V : 'ii; e
the Sa~bath Ivs. 1 -. '. 1. *A
:1..' It znfl'l !:.i vt* bee". ;11 ' Iini
iait hgl t1 irn TQP'Jo :in A !i.-rieii
veude-r the w~ord v!;-!i snZg',Tst idwa '
'I'. I ;xiliaii h o r d IP 'Z. )-II -riliO te vwd C
*.,(* Xet 11"s ro1h10iic.! ;Is
Nnal o whe.at.,rye or banrley. 'ea
to pltiek.iilThsy ri.'ek it in! 111111
Crve-:11 hn lff. 'I1his W..s aIluw~rz be :i'.
**Vhariqees s-aw r." The Mohise. I
who were Atatcl3in-. for ant opl)ortuhlty
to ccwth him. object to ilhe discip;'i'" 8
d~ing this on the Snbloath day. 1*"
Ponr-idered the pluceking nd ruhin~.
ill thol hand siufflelently ]if-ar to *jO!
Rnd thretihing- to cc'nstitme flew -(ec!
Oitl" Vilaitionis ofl the C4911-i:
SeeS, e~xtendi'd their Sa bha.-zl r". , ' 0
tutsn'- heyond what 'Moses n;ial *(
In order to 2-oid the ;si~~yo
kr i s-ressiou. The worthles v*-%1'i.
r' tif the 4;mili m'lvs Ch....St 'j
rosf-d l ay be Judged fl-ku1 is Ibt.
forbi~lden to go (, Wj-TlI :1 n111!v' 4111.
a pen1 when Fr1idny ae1oi.a-1e
niignt forgeL to lay thienh aside ;y..
tihe Sabbath begzn. ?it~n'(i~o
-)f v.ork were forli .oden. o-1d ca ei of
thos~e had edl(.,;s subdiions!. ntes
rogvnlic'ns, ted It# iv void 11w IS
aiw. mid tiiany orf ~htni xertu 1:
*,1)p(Jsitiolt to theI dq- A ai orsji t!1.he
8.hbati. -3. *i-Lve ve ;jot i:pd.
To vi'lcaeils d~ ls V~
fer:&fI the Pharisee' tTsnia ~'.
r-).d- ini heir ot'.i -iidinn's
With which he1y -I-o"I'M. Dulf, ln
luhlgterc(." ( );%- ].vri i:vrk. i'. ni:.:
t011. o'( :113 lul t''e t ,'l
uoioi I. true vat i. Ai, 11 li
:1-, '0 ) 11.iI (id 0701 '*-0 t
I . ,I :I'. wee'k :,m 0wn ?1 4 i I w o' to v e*
iy 'ijd. rie-is mnI y tliiii 24-,v Ni 6 IV lt
lii.1 ir. fro'. . n . . %v ar oldr
i.-imuntyt had en ''.r rnJ'i.* l
-.11it ]efIny11 I~1 xi IL .
*i11.'1!lc' 11*J."t . I -'.o ' I-s~ .i
" honIi heini ~ te '.ii ho
(Ion!;: (4.ie tljzo -il' h has ' w,(!
''.. .. Ihv
h~t. 430-h'' 1''' wel.l. '1, o. t
IW bns I*.,, . .r r" t' p-:v.3)3 vthe*4
1PWODT LAGUE L[SSONS
SUNDAY. APRIL 8.
he Cost of Service.- .l-tt. 1".
: S. 2 , 2'.
No great service is given withut c
ulfering. Iu. that is preof of he di
iity of -Vi. 'Ile world savs.
ie and njoy." God says, "Cone k
id suffer" lth: mor11 K-e -e ind
.rve the greater our liability to pain.
here l:'Ver w:.s love likE the love of
ur Lord. nor mor pirie(t service,
Ud he ws the Man of Sofrrtow. He 1
,as made perfee-. through suffring, ri
id the-re is no other prepsc. of per- si
-ctdi for his disciples. le asks of U
s the servi& cv our whole being, for
thers in his :,tead. and for his s-ike.
I,! shows us how we may enter, tr
ircugh sorrow and humility and LL
rvive like hits own, into the high
!ace of his power and glory.
Druidgery and pain aLd humi'litiOn
re part of the coilfmloni lot. When
e take them as we find thr-m. as
brist did. 1hey lift. us into fellow
ip with him, and they are them
alves ransiigured. The ange! who
(a- sent to sweep a crossitig was asb
reatly honored as the one who was
ent to g:overn a ;iigdom. All serv
e ranks alike with God.
The Cbristian life feeds on service;
ithout that it dies. Said Christ, "My .
eat is to do the will of him that sent.
e." To do God's will is to be found
I God's service. cod himself is a
rvant, and that makes all right
L-e is greatest wln it ierves.
'his is the teaching of Christ's life.
'he more fully we enter into the mind
f Christ the more eager we are to be
deemuers of men. We are not only
rotul to him for our11 own redemp- I
ion, but we a:- stirred by a se!e o
[4lowship w;tl him in his work.
Adversity is another way of spelling
ppixrtunity. Fat your Christian in av
jil and he msay write you a Pilgrim's
regr-s--:. Make him Ilee for his life .
nd hI may give a ratioa the Bible in
e contrutn fonga&. Send him in exile
> a roky isle. and you may get the
mc-led voronal %f Holy Writ-the Vi
ion of Patmos. (hain him lt a s
-man soldier, ild the free spirli
*rtes his letters to the Plhiiippmins.t
> the Colssians, to Phileton, and to
)ur Pledge. znd How to Keep It.
Matt. 28: 20: Eccl. 5: 1-7: Ps.
No pledge could safely be made
> an absent God; any pledge l1i asks
may safely be uiade to a preseit God. I
If we know ourselves inwardly true
the pledge,. we need never think
bout the appearance of pledge-keep
tig outsitie. '
An ounce of expiatnation of thet
ledge hefore It is signed is worth a t
n of exbortation to l.eep it after it t
It. is beuer not to vow than to vow
.nd not pay: hut far better than
'ither is it to vow and to pay-.
We shall not keep o-ir pledge if it
; mde to man,. but only as it is made
It is quite 3s mtuch a question of
ur pledge's keepig us as of our
~cepng our puledge.
A pledge is Xver biroken so badly
hat it is not ..Ater to mend it than
throw it away.
You kteep the pledge in doing-not
e part youi find easy, bit the part you
A pledge in the c,2 days was a gage
battle; so in ours,--battle against i
in and sloth.
The pledige a. not a jailer's chain to e
id you, bt a surveyor's chain to a
nark OUt the way.
The world's buiness5 is based on a
yetemi of pledges -mntney, checks,
argairs, doedis, notes. partnerships.
oi *'our Father's b)usiness.'
A pledge is like articles of agree
icent in a busigns partnlership: both
ar ies :re the gainers.
Is my pledge a burden or a help?
Ant I kec pirg my pledge in the spir
as well a:- t.he letter?
Amt T tryin~g to keep the pledge it I
y own trentgth alone?
iPOILED LAWYER'S FINE PLEA. t
;oI. Benton Overreached in Eager- .
ness to Make Point.
During the lirst nearing 0f te fa
:(;Ls Crocke7r will case in the su
emei ct: .obfori JudgeZ( 1.athritop
:' a .iury, iiherc were m:ny inter- t
tig an~d amusing tilts between the t
mii :Iionel engaged it thti case
-Robieri . . Alros' for the etcttant'
i tI'' v:il . el~l (e:. .iosoph HI. lBen- -
n. .., for the c.:Ceators.
I ' cl'aps ti not Iime* duing t he hear- C
:i, hwever, was~ thmere any ter~ ex- f:
ib ton ir <it than in the summtting '
:p ol co::r..::1 ieforc the jury. At
ii pon Col. Betoin was trying to r,
pr.s upoen I le jury that the ex
es-in "old fool." alleged to havet
e usai by one of ,he inwerested
ari.i -. iightr rea:-onably be con~struedl r
s . ai ermi of (nde(armtent.b
For ('xample." explained Col. Ben
)1. ing Lear ealled his fond daugh- f
i. 'm dear pr-etty fool.'"
li-2re hie waited a moment to let the
oin sink int~o thte minds of the jury. -
ulge Lathrop. howev'r. who had o,
en liste:ing with intnse interest, n
caned foriiard in htis c'h:.ir and dryly ti
Bt. .\r. Pir son, King Lear was
raz-. was,'t hie?"
"W'-ll, your honor. that-. a mootedU
ttestion" was aill -:at rhe con.fused
torney, could i:-p!) . and eien this
as amost smin ther'd by the mirth- U
iii ou bur: in he court roomi, in
i the. ioppoen-: ccunsel. M~r. tl
lorse, joined mtost heartily. a
A tr-st is a trust, whether it be the it
onopoly of steel production, the
eef combine, the sugar refinery, the r
tton field, or the labor organiza-6
on. Whatever hampers, restricts, ~
r nullifies the law of supply and de- v*
.nd is a nmonopoiy and a trust. If n
is wicked in one case, it is wickedC
i all. If it is virtuous in one case,
Is vrtuous in all. declares the
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The trouble with happines sis there
re too many people to divide it up
1on-. So. 14- '06
catriIt Caanot He Cured
ith LOA AlLICATOr . as they cannot
ach the sent of the disease. Catarrh is a
ood or cousti.utional disease, and in order
etnre it yo,. must take internal remedies.
al's Catar:a Cure is taken internally, and
::f directly on the blood and muoussurfac.e
al's Catarrh Cure isnot a quack medicine.
:was %I rea$ ribd by one of the best physi
ans in this country lor years, and is a reg
iar irey.-ription. it is omposed of the
st tonios known, ombiaed with the best
od jnriller.-. actiu-. diroe tly on the in
>u)-!urfa,"s. Tbe perfect combination of
:e T wo in-relients is what produces such
onderfl ratilts in curin,; eatarr2. send
F. .1. cEE:Y & Co.. Propa., Toledo, 0.
sold b-y druggiists. pri:e, 7e.
'ake ual's JFamiiv .Pii., for ,onstipatioa
The new Freneh Cabinet has finally
"ell '.ormed as alreadv 1'oreshadowedi.
Taylor's Cherokee Remedy of Sweet Gum
id Mullen is Nature's great remedy-Cures
Dughs. Colds, Croup end Consumption,and
I throat and lung troubles. At druggists,
e., 503. and *1.00 per bottle.
Tell How to Rraise Money.
A new wrinkle in promotion
chemes is being unfolded by a busi
ess -oncern having headquarters in
he Illinois metropolis. A specialty of
his enterprise is to furnish "mone-y
aising plans for church workers."
'he firm aninoutnie:
"If you wish to raise cash easily
l quickly for any church. Sunday
chool or society fund, send a postai
o-day. Our recently published iew
iethod souvenirs of church and p.s
or have already realized in cash up
;ards of two hundred thousand dol
A typical form of indorsement reads
a this fashion: "We will send you
tundreds of letters in which rea!
uirch workers tell how they use thE
>ans we submit."
Evil of Too Many Churches.
Amierica has too many churches.
'owns which might be well adminis
ered spiritually by one clergyman or
wo have six, eight or ten. No one of
he six or more congregations ca
ey for a good preacher. Few of
hem can pay all the cost of any
ieacher. however poor. Nor can any
ne of them pay for all the time o1
heir spiritual leader. So only very
oung men are to be had and the de.
nands upon their time cover so wide
,territory that preaching must be al
ost their exclusive occupaduan and
astoral duties be almost entirely dis
egarded. One of the clergymen ob
erves te-sely and justly: "No busi
ess could flourish by that method
nd few churches can."--Washingtoa
Squilbob-The modern tendey of
omen, I believe-, is to want the earth.
Squlligan-Well, my wife do'enit
ant the ear;.h. but she certabnly does
ant the "dust" every pay night,
Thie pulshed staiements of a num
er of coifee impor'ters and roasters in
icate a "waspy" feeling towards us.
or daring to say that coffee Is harmful
a a percentage of the people.
A franik public discussion of the sub'
Oct is qulite agreeable to us and can
ertainly do no harm; on the contrary
rhen all the facts on both sides of any
estionl arc spread before the people
bey can thereupou decide and act In
Give the people plain facts and they
il take care of themselves.
We demand facts in this coffee dis
ussion and propose to see that the
acts are brought clearly before the
A number of coffee importers ar.d
asters have joined a movement to
omi colee and stop thle use of Pos
im Food Coffee and in their news
aper statements undertake to deceive
y false assertions.
Their first !s that coffee is not harm
We assert that one in every three
ffee users has some form of Incipient
r chronic disease: realize for one mo
ient what a terrible menace to a na
on of civilized people, when one kind
beverage cripples the energies and
ehlh of one-third the people who
We make the asssertion advisedly and
aggest that the reader secure his own
roof by personal inquiry among coffee
Ask your coffee drinking friends If
iey keep free from any sort of aches
nd ails. You will be startled at the
ereiiage and will very naiturally seek
place the cause of disorder on some
ing aside from coffee, whether food.
herited tendencies or something else.
Go deeper in your search for facts.
If your friend admits occasional neu
igia. rheumatism, heart weakness.
tomach or bowel trouble, kidney comn
haint, weak eyes. or approaching ner
ous prostration Induce him or her to
take the experiment of leaving off
>ffee for 10 days and using Postum
ood Coffee, and observe the result. It
'ill startle you and give your friend
meting to think of. Of course, if
ic nerson Is ona of the wa anos and
STOPS BELCING BY ABSORPTION
-NO DRUGS-A NEW METHOD.
A Box of Waferb Free-Have Tou Acstv
IndigesUon, Stomach Troubl., Ir
reguilar Heart, Dizzy Spells.
Short Breatb. Ga* on
B:. 1-r Taste --Bad Bres:zh--Impaired Ai
petite A feeling of fulhiess.. weight and
pain over ;he q-,omacii and nieart, .sno
tires 1Iausea ar-d vomiting, also fever
Wrhat cause6 it? Any one or a. ,f -'h:
Excessive eating and drinking - - :4.u.e w
SP rits-anxiei.y aud depression---mentai e
fort-mental worry and physical fatigue
bad air --insufficient food-sedentary .abi:
-absaenc-e of teeth-bolting of food.
1f you Sffer from this slow death :i
miserable existence. let us send you a san'
pHe box oi Mull-s Anti-Bekh Wafers abso
lutely tree. No drugs. Drugs injure th
St stops- belchir and cures a diseased
stomach by absoriug the foul odors fruin
undigested food and by imparting activit.v
to the lining oi the stoma:'h, enabling t
to thorougily mix the food with the gasitre I
juices. which promotes digestion and cure,
the disoase. This offei may not appear
476 GOOD FOR 25c. 14.I
Send tLh *oupon with your ramt
and adiess and your druggist-s t:aLIP
and 1e. in *tamps or silver, and we
will supply you a sample free if yo1
have never used Mull's Anti-Belhch
Wafeir, and will also send you a cer
tificate good for 25c. toward the pur
hae of more Belch Wafers. You wil.
find-.then involuable ior stomach trou
ble; eures by absor tion. Address
.ULL's GRAPE Toxic Co.. N.i8 ,d
Ave.. Rock Island, Ill.
G ive ?, AJX-ese and Write Plat&ly.
All druggists. 50. per box. or by ir |
I upon receipt. of price. stamps accepted.
Wherever the Word is sc.ttered the
PITS permanently cured. No fits or nervous
ness after lrst day's use of Dr. Kline's Grea.
Nerve Be-tore r,t.) trialbottleandtreatise-fre ;
Dr. R. H. UNE. Ltd.,931 Area St ..Phila, P.
As tr:de now stands, tuere is nct
enough gold -ut of the earth.
Mrs. Winstow-s Soothingz Syrup lor Children
tlon,allay pain,cures ind colic,25c.a bottle
The Vienna police are about to expeLi
ment - -th a phonograph.
Captured a Neighbors Cat.
This las.t. summer members of the
United States fish commission were
stationed at. Lake Maubogog. Me., for
the purpose of gathering statistics in
regard to ihe tinny tribes which in
habit tha: region. The guests of the
small hotel where they made their
headquarters were very much an
noyed by the too frequent appearance
of a skunk. and steps were taken to
capture the offender.
A box trap was constructed, dnly
baited and set. Through small holes
in the box the guests were highly
elated to learn the following morning
that their efforts had not been in
The fish commission men, thinking
it an unusually fine specimen, decided
to preserve its pelt, minus the objiec
tionable odor, If possible, and, gently
handling the box, they proceeded to
the lake, carefully lowered It into the
water, removing it when all life was
This capture will probably not ap
pear in their next report, as the ani
mal proved to be a black cat belong
ing to the next farmhouse.
Meteors Buried in Cellar.
Excavadtons for a cellar in Whit
cian has rceel two meteors weigh
ir~g abou:. 600 pounds each. They had
been buricd for a number of years
and were torpedo shaped. They have
been examined by scientists who ~on-*
firm the belief that they are real zme
King Philip VI of Spain col!ectrea
dwarfs, and m-a.ny diminutive spec!.
mnents of humanity were sent him on
says "I can't quit" you will have die
covered one of the slaves of the coffee
importer. Treat such k.ndly, for they
seem absolutely powerless to stop the
gradual hut sure destruction of body
Nature has a way of destroying a
part of the people to make room for the
stronger. It is the old law of "the sur
vival of the fittest" at work, and the 1
victims are nmany.
We repeat the assertion that (fe
does harm many people, not all, but an
army large enough to appall the inve.s-f
tigator and searcher for facts.
The next prevarication of the coffee
importers and roasters is their state
ment that Postum Food Coffee is made
of roasted peas, beans or corn, and
mixed with ai low grade of coffee and I
that it contains no nourishment.
We have previously offered to wager
$100,000.00 with them that their state- ~
mets are absolutely false.
They have not accepted our wage1
and they will not.
We will gladly make a present
$25,000.00 to any roaster or importer of
old fashioned coee who will accept
Free inspection of our factories andr
methods is made by thousands of peo
pe each month and the coffee lznpor
ters themselves are cordially invited.:5
Both Postum and Grape-Nuts are ab- I
solutely pure and made exactly ai
The formula of Postum and the an
alysis made by one of the foremost '
ceitofBoston has been printed on
every package for many years and is
Now as to the food value of Postum.
It contains the parts of the wheat berry
which carry the elemental salts such
as lme, Iron, potash, silica. etc.. ete..j
used by the life forces to rebuild the I'
cellular tissue. and this is particularly
true of the phosphate of potash. a'so
found in Grape-Nuts, which combines I
in the human body with albumen end l
this combination, together with water, I
rebuilds the worn out gray matter in a
the delicate nerve centres all over the
body. and throughout the bra ii and so
Ordinary coffee stimulates in an un
natural. way, but with many people it
slowly and surely destroys and does I
not rebuild this gray substance so vi
tally Important to the well-being of
every human being.
These are eternal facts, proven, well
authenticated and known to every prop.)
A COLD BROUGHT ;T ON.
Isvere Congestion of the Ridneys ti.43r
C% red by Dosa' Kidney P1h3.
Ri--bard M. Pearce. a promlnent biisO'
nman of 231 So. Orange St.. Ifen
:aL. N. J., says: "Working nighis
duri-ng bad weatlher
brought on a heavy
1ol. at-hing of 1te
limbs and paint in the
bw-l; and kidneys. N*
vere roiugestion of Ih
kidneys followedI. kS
ide.s the terrifi- vee
ing ihere were wh,;-4
ing headache's. nd A
c- 1L. My doctor vonid not help mek',
iml I iirned to 1)00n's Kidney PInt..
wIth the result Ihat the ktdney coDg.
tion dilsappeared. and. with it, all ihe
othe:- --ymplomfs. What is moir, ilh.
e;re has lasted for R years."
Sold [,y all dealers. 5 cents a~
Fo>--Milburn Co.. Buffalo, 'N. Y.
Sin 'wts the will of one before the
we iug of all.
NO REST NIGHT OR D/a.
440 Fall Out-Wnderful Reult'
From Cat.enra Remedies. -
"o't the latter 1,1rt of Jdl-y-whte
eoy agan to iteh. J did not take Imit
1o0:e it at first. hnt it began to -*t
wor- !I the time. and then I beggn %a
ge: vaemly and iried a'l kinds of baths and
ote remuedies tiht were recomp#4ided
;m skn humors, but I became wbhte al
the m 1. My hair began to fall out an6
my -:p itr:hed a.] ihe ijmeg Espetiahly
g .s' as orn as I would get in
i.ed and get warm, my whole body would
Leg;i to itch, and my tanger naile -ouid
Leep , :rritated. and it was *ot long be
iore I -old not rest night or day. A
iriend :ked me to tryv the Cuticura jeaw
.'es. -nd I did, and the first application
;elped me wonderizy. For abot't jour
I would take a hot hath every mghbt
aw': lwn apply the Cuticura Ointment io
mly; %h.;ie body, and - kept getting better,
and by the time I used four boxes of t'u
th-ura I was entirely cured and my hair
,npv' faling . it. D. E. Blankenshp,
:N Del. St., Indiaralolis, Ind. 4),-t.
As to Slugging.
"The English play fcotball, and yet
don stzg.'' That sentence from u.
Anwrima paper, quoted in these cal
umns yesterday, employs the same
Ve:-l 'o slug," of cxo'*ree, which ap
pevan ;n ".slugger," a pugilist, an-d
- sluggng match," a prizefight.' 1 is
:wn. IOrther To "slog," and a:kln itn
s:,.'' Absolutely differt!it in origin,
as in meaning, is the other verh,
"-sltg.." own cousin of "slouc'h" at
sit."& which Spenser used inraawsi
ively when he wrote of "slugging all
Ight. ir a cabin," and Milton transi
FAci when he declared that epre.
copa-y 'worsens and Singgs Go4
-vari .iver and placed in the local
Indian the most learned and seen
ing rei-gious of our Ministers.'" Yet.
curiouisly enough-, nobody knows in~
which to the two fa.milies "slug," a
crudeily sha-ped bullet, belongs. It 1,s
soniishing with which one slogs? Or
somneing as heavy as, a "slug," or
"sluggisa" person? Or was it sup
posed to resemble the slug. that
erawls in gardens? - London Chm..
Rhard Arthur. M. P.., president of
the immigration League of Australia.,
has been pointing out some startling~
fad i reference 10 the lack of popu
!atico in the Commonwealth. ~'n th
v nor: hern territory there are onlfy
S:Q whites. or one inhabitant to cvery
?00 p~na:e miles. The immense emp-f
ty spa':s-, he says.. cry out for popei
hdn The world has grown so small
that d only solid title to any pa.rt
of l rface is effective occupation.
Modern metho.ls of transit have
brought? the vast, unoccupied northemn
*erior of Australia within %My
reach. of the teeming~ Asiatic peoplet:.
~rly educated physiciani, chemist an.
Please remember we never say o:'
~ary coffee hurts everyone.
Some people use it regularly and.
em strong enough to withstand its
itacks. but there is miser'y and disease
n store for the man or woman who
)ersists .in its use when nature pro
ests. by heart weakness, stomnach and
~owel troubles. kidney disease. weat<
tyes. or* general nervous prostration.
ihe remedy is obvious. The drug car
eine, contained in aill ordinary coffee.
oust be discontinued absolutely or thei
isease will continue in spite of a1:/
aedi:'ine and will grow worse.
Itis je asy to leave oEf the old fash'
mred coffee by adopting Postum3 Food~
!cfYei. for in it one finds a pleae!ng
lof breakfast or dinner beverage that
tas the deep seal brown color. ebiang
ug to a rich golden brown when goodi
rcen n is added. Whren boiled long
nough (15 minuteSi the flavor Is not
hat of rank Itia 'offee but very likc
be nu;1der, smooth ::ud high grade
as~ a. bat entirely lacking the drug eT
'ee, of ordinary coffce.
Anyoxe sugering from disorders se-t
ip by coffee drinking 'and there is ar,
itenisive varietyr cant abso'utely de
tend upon some measure of relief Dy
uitting coffee and using Postum Food
If the disease has not become ton'
;.ron~gly rooted, one~ csn with good rea
on expect It to disappear entirely lu a
uasonable timne after the active case
t' the trouble IS remove~d an~d the cello
tr tissue 1111 tIme to naturally rebuild
vi the elements rrnished by Pt's
?!i: nd good food.
lt's only just phain ol common sense.
Now. with the es:wrt facts before the"
eader. he or she enun decide the wise
'ourse?. looking io hn': lh :nud the pow
:to do thimlrs.
If you hanve auy riount as to thne
ause 4JZ any neoce ar :.1 you may~ have.
--memlber the far r'::'-hing telegrama'
Sahurt Uervous systeml travel fromn
tee to head. a::d it mray be well worth
'our while :. unwke thn- experiment of
earity off '-ultee entirely for 10 doye
uid u-,ng P'osturm ;r i: pihtee.
You n~ ill proba bly .t:; her some: go'd
slid facts. 'wolrIb it l'ar a le old
r.ue. for hesitl. ':u miake go;ild att'
blkne-Ss lose' it. IWsde's there's:-.
ii fun. for it's like a --ontinuol'us lui.e
al frolie to he perfnrrty wreit
There's a reason for
a: Vzea Cr... 1 td. eattiCeek.Mi*h.