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Made a Touchdown.
The Yale man had undertaken to
belp a young woman to get "placed"
in a New York publishing house. He
gave her several letters of introduc
tion and she went the rounds. Whe-n
he asked her the result a week later
she replied that nothing had devel
oped. but thag she was just as much
obliged to him.
"For what?" he queried.
"Why, for all your kindness and
trouble, of course."
"Nonsense; I've done nothing; you
have gained nothing," came from the
former football player.
"Well, you tried. anyway, and I'm
obliged to you." she insisted.
"My dear Miss Blank." replied the
brawny son of Eli, "I was brought up
at Yale, and we were trained to
score:"
The next day she received an offer
from one of the firms that had turn
ed her away.
A Valuable Booklet.
Watts' -Official Railvay Guide bf
the South is an almost indespensable
acquisition to every well-informed
man, and especially everyone who
travels. A new feature recently ad
ded is drawing much favorable at
tention to the wc :'k. In each issue
are given late a. complete colored
maps of the Southern States, show
ing all railroads, towns and other
matters of irterest. It is a truly com
mendable work and the Watts Pub
lishing Company, of Atlanta, Ga.. de
serve all the praise they are receivinig
f'or their enterprise.
TERRIBLE ITCHING SCAL?
Lczema Broke Out Also on Hanud, .nd
Limbs--An Old Soldier Declares:
"Cuticura is a Blessin;."
"At all times and to all peop:e I am
willing to testify to the merits of Cut:
cura. It saved me from worse tnan the
torture of hades, about the year 1h90. %v;th
itching on my sAlp and temp!es. ;tnd at
terwards it commenced to break out on
my hands. Then it broke out on my Imbs.
I then went to a surgeon, whose treat
inent did me no good. but rather cggra
vated the disease. I then told him I
would go and see a physician in Erie. The
reply was that. I could go anywtere. but
a case of eczema like mine could not ho
cured; that I was too old (80). I went to
an'eminent doctor in the city ot Erie and
treated with him for six months. with
like results. I had read of the Cutile:::*
Remedies, and so-i s.?nt for the Cuticurs
Soap, Ointment and Ieo:vent. and co:n
tinued taking the Reso:vent until I had
taken six bottles. sto.>pi':g it to take the
Pills. I was now gettoig better. I took
two baths a day. and at night I let the
lather of the Soap dry on. I used the
with great ejfeet after washing
warm water. to stop the itching at
once. I am now cured. The Citicura
treatment is a b'essing. and should be
used by every one who has itching of the
skin. I can't say any rnire, and thank
God that He has given the world such a
curative. Win. H. Gray, 0333 Mt. Vernon
St., Philadelphia, Pa., August 2, 1903."
"Seeing" London.
I wish Icould revive the first feel
ing of strangeness and astonishment
which overcame me waen I first e
rived i-n England arnd which falls to
the envied lot of ever. foreigner or
every Englishman who has been awey
from his country for a long time. I
tu;-n green with env" every summer
whlen I see the hundreds of American
tourists in the streets of London and
remember that they are undergoing
an experience which will remain with
them as an ideal memory for the rest
of their lives, but whicih, if they re
main here, will wear off. I used tO
see Mr. Pickwick and Sam Weller and
Mr~ Pankts at every corner in Blooms
bury, and in Pall Sie I constantly ran
across Col' Neweome and Major Pend
ennis. For the first few weeks of my
first stay in London I haunted the
Drury lane district for "types" which
had become familiar to me in my
yout'hful novel recading days. The
strange thing about it all is that,
whereas every American who comes
'here at once points these people out
ato me and dwells with glee in the
dliscovery, I never'ser :hem now. They
have either becorne r amiliar to the
jaded view of the : atned Londoner
or they must have oeen merely thie
figment of the casil influenced imag
ination oZ the imp:-essionable green
ilorn.-Brz-:klyn Life.
Hatred is often the result of
knowing but one side of a person.
K N! FED
Cofree E.nited ani ogt Solr.
An old soldier, released 1'om coffee
at 72, recovered his ii 't' and tells
about it a1s follows:
'I stuck to coffee for yazrs, although
it knifed mae again and again.
'About eight years ago (as a result
of eoffee drinking wvhich congested my
liver), I was taken w"ith a very severe
attack of mala-rial fever.
"I would apparentiy recover arid
start about my noirul work only to suif
.fer a relapse. Af. 'r th~s had been re
peatedl several times dluring the year 1
was agzain taken 'iioleully ill.
* "'The doctor said hd had caretrully
studied my~ case anrd it was (either -quit
coffee or die.' advising me to take
Postumi in its phliee. I bad alwarys
thought coffee one of my dearest
friends. anid esp'.cialy when sick. aind
I w'as v'ery muic'h lak-r bck by the'
d'octor's decision for' I hadn't suspr(cted
the ei~hee I drank col possibiy cause
my troub'ies:.
"I tou:ht it over for a few minutes
and tinally told the (doctor I wouldl
mrake the chranie. 'Poslum w'as pro
c'ured f:-r me' the~ time day and made
act'(coding to dirrai~ ens: well. I lik"'d it
and stuc'k to it aind since then I hav~e
been: a new' ain. TIi: ebani ge ini he:: ii
biegun in a f''w dl:rys :iid surprisedi ime.
an~d now. :althughzi I :ami seventy- w
yecars or :g.i I diO :ois Of b:iw
:n:ad for' the p'ast monuth have been'
besides loaing a nd un:ndin ~1the
wvaton. T5ha:t's what Iastu:iin' in h
p'c of coiffe ims: dom' f'or me. I now
like the Posztu s wels as I did(20
--I haive known jp>l whoddno
ctr'e f'or Pocstumn at fir:st. b ut r :e:' ::av
ing learnedO to ::ak' it pro'perly a'ccord
ing to diretis. ii:ey havt~e come to Uke
1as well as ccice. I never iniss a
('hance to pr':rse it." Namo ::iven by
Postum Co.. PIthtle Creek. Slich.
Look for the little book, "The Ioa
to WelIville7" in nkgs.
THE PULWTT.
A SCHOLARLY SUNDAY SERMON 8Y
DR. CHARLES EDWARD LOCKE.
bulject: The Sin of Irreverence.
Brooklyn. N. Y.-Dr. Charles Edward
Locke. in the Hanson Place 'M. E.
Church Sunday. preached on "Popular
Desecration of Sacred Vessels: or, The
Sin of Irreverence." The text was
from II Sanuel vi:G-7: "tzzab put
forth :his. hand to the ark of God and
t'ook hold of it: and God smote him
there for his error." Dr. Locke said in
the course of his sermon:
There is danger that our greatest
national sin shall be the sin of irrev
erence. The ancient story of Tzzah's
act of desecration in placing his hand
upon the' holy ark of God is full of
serious and importaut lessons which
apply with solemn signiticance to our
age, and our country and our indi
vidual citizenship.
God had given commendment to
Moses to construct a sacred chest to
be overlaid within and without with
pure gold. It was to be surmounted
with two cherubim of beaten gold.
This ea:;ket was to be a receptacle for
the Tables of Stone which Moses had
received on the top of 'Mount Sinai, and
:s beautiful ark was to be an altar of
prayer which was to be kept 'in the
inidst of the people. for God had said.
"'There will I neet with thee." God
explicitly commanded that no hand
should touch the ark save the priests'
and rings and poles were provided by
which this sacred vessel was 'to be
carried.
The Philistines came up against
Israel and captured the ark and held it
a captive for sixty years, when David
conquered Philistia and builded a suit
able place for the ark, and, -vith :10.00M
warriors. went down to the borders of
the enemy's country and secured pos
session of the precious treasure. In
the excitement and joyousness of this
long looked for victory, Uzzah's muortal
sin of irreverence was committed,
which cost him his life.
In the days of prosperity, irreverence
grows most insidiously. When men
feel secure in their own successes they
are prone to forget the commands of
God. We do not depend so helpledly
on our Heavenly Father when our'
achievements have given us great con
tidence in ourselves. National and in
divIdual prosperity are at once our
greatest dang:r and greatest security.
In the fr2nzy of victory, as did Uzzah.
so do we often commit acts of irrever
ence.
Sometimes it is fashionable to be ir
reverent. The Philistines, in trans
porting the ark. had placed it upon an
oX eart. and when the Israelites cap
tured the ark they followed the error
of the Philistines and were returning
with the ark drawn by oxen, instead
of carried by the staves and,.rings. as
God nad peremptorily cor manded.
One act of irreverence lea to an
other. And when the ark 'shook as
the cart went over Nachon's threshing
ficor, Uzzah heedlessly committed his
serious offense. When the church al
lows the world to set its fashions, sac
rileges, disastrous and deplorable,
speedily follow.
Two other fruitful causes of irrever
ence are forgetfulness and familiarity.
The 'irk had been in Uzzah's house
since X:is boyhood and he dared to take
privileges with the sacred furniture.
Familiarity sometimes breeds con
telmpt. It is not discoverable that
Utzah was either malicious or willful,
but he was heedless, and even so ap
p:trently a harmless sin as heedlessness
brought upon him the awful penalty
for his disobedience. The infiuence of
sacred things depends upon their sa
c'redness being preserved. God culd
not control Israel without their respect
and obedience. hence the suffering of
Uzzahm. No sin is more treacherous
than irreverence. It decoys its victims.
It is like dry rot in the ship's timbers.
Irreverence slyly gains admittan~ce
where grosser evils would be easily re
pulsed. Satan is constantly busy try
ing to transform the sons of Levi, who
serve at holy altatrs, into the sons of
Eli. Bewvare of the deceptiv'e tenden
cies of familiarity; when delicate re
spect for holy things is lost, then de
tilemnent andi eacrilege easily enter.
When reverence departs character can
not be retained. for character depends
unon faith and in obcdience to sacred
things.
At Belshazzar's feaist, in the sup
posed impregnable city of Babylon, it
was the towering crime of irreverence
in defiling the sacred vessels of the
temple worship at JTerusalem that
brought disaster and death to the dis
solute young monarch. What are some
of the holy things to-day which must
be honored anld preserved?
The church is a sacred vessel. Dedi
cated to the service of God, it should1
not be diverted into secular uses. Je'sus
drove th~e merchants out of the courts
of the 'emple. and, as yet, there has
been no permission granted far their
return. The sons of Aaron were de
voured by the strange tire which they
undertook to offer at the altars of the
Lord. And similar results occur to
day in the consumling of holy instincts
and respectful inclinations, when the
churcha of God Is made a place of
amusement and mrerchandizing. In
chapels and parish ho)uses many things
are proper which in the sanctuary lead
unmistakably to irreverence.
The Bible is a most sacred vessel.
There is not much danger of bibliola
try, but we need tc. be much on our
guard lest the very availability of our
Greek Book shall rause it to be less
:ppreciated. Thing:; are often valued
by use in proportion to the sacrifice
which has beeni suffered for them.
A genetlemnan plaed a copy of the
Gospel of St. JTohn~ on my desk the
other day, and said it cost only two
cents, It was ill excellent type and
neatly bound. Durinlg the days of
the persecution of Diocletian, many
Christians sur'remlo~red their Bihles
and: the sacred utensils cf worship.
and in 00lcolequence lost their faith.
When the Bileg.out of our liv'es.
oulr Christian e'barI eter~ loses, its chief
support. A i Uee "''n tilt presence
of his5 faily~.. .c:- up a Ehe
drown upon 'i n6 sayin. "U
i. is eei~ n n o iu"an ever p'rfers
sury other book who has discovered
tthe extraordiar~y beauty and power
of thie Bible.
We must valiantly defend the Bible
aginst irre'verence'r. It is tile b)ui
watrk of our civilizationl-the founda
tion of liberty. the cornerstone of
'tml. I submit whether we do rnot
(omanit a serious offeime against the
'".-redness of' tile Book when we in
ulein constant jokes and puns based
upn:: the Scriptures. It cannot b'e
a:'ything less than sinful sacrilege to
weave the holy personages and inci
den'ts of Bible history into ridicu
lous story. The Bible deals with most
serious questions which involve the
life and death and weal and woe of
the race. and do we nct violate its
sacred rights when we make it the
basis of our fun and laughter? This
is a popular desecration. which. likeA
Uzzah's sin. has been compitted so
long that it has not occurred to many
people that they are unintentionally
undermining the very hook which
they desire most to defend.
The Sabbath is a sacred vessel. A
divinely instituted day. for rest an (d
worship and home. We cannot spare
the Sabbath, but we eannot keep it
if it is steadily allowed to becone more
and more a social and a business day.
All vices and enemies of our nation
thrive best where the first day of
the week is decreasingly reverenced.
Dinner parties and hilarious outings
arranged for the Sabbath are direct
attacks upon the security of our -re
public. T11e perpetuity of a1 nation
depends upon the reverence of the
people. When the temples are empty.
the walls of the citadel crumble.
When the altars of worship are ne
lected. virtue and purity are do
throned, a nation's protectors lose their
courage and spirit of sacrifice hmnd
there is speedily decline and fall. -God
has put Himself on record as ready
to cause those nations to "ride upon
the high places of the earth" which
keep His Sabbaths. History fultils
in (.very century the curses of the
Almighty which have rested upon
those people who have destroyed His
holy day. Why do we argue the
onestion when he who runs may read?
The human body is a sacred vessel.
What a marvelous gift is the voice.
with its capabilities of music and
speech. - Alas. that ever its powers are
profaned! Consider. too. the tastes
and appetites and muscular possibili
ties and vital forces. What exquisite
joys God has invested in the human
body! But, desecrated and disre
garded, how this body may become a
bndle of clashing nerves. a prison
pen full of cruel and warring enmini-s.
God's great apostle wro~te. "If any
man defile the temple of God," as the
body is called. "him shall God de
stroy: for the temple of God is holy,
which temple ye are."
The human mind-soul-is a sacred
vessel. A man is not -ith "all dili
gence. for out of it are the issues of
life." Man is the upward looking
animal. Lis mind has been created
with powers of concentration and
analysis. that he might find out God.
When man uses his faculties against d
his Creator. he has desecrated a sacred
vessel. Man's logical faculty and pow- p
ers of invention are often diverted 1.o
the injiury instead of the elevation of
men. A prostituted priating press is
doing much in "v.mpire literature" to r
violate the human mind. A bad book
or an immodest picture is a poisoned C
arrow driven into the mind. from
which an absolute recovery is not pos- 3
sible. Each must revere his own
mind. and shield himself from thea
ten thousand inimical influences that ,
are intended to thrive on the spolia
tion of pure natures. How empty I
would be the playhouses and how
bankrupt many of the publishErs if
the American people would suddenly a
refuse to be any longer the recep
tacles for the filtl? and corruption of s
many of the popular books and most ]
of the nopular dramas!
.Tosephus says that in the closing
scenes of Jerusalem. such were .the ir
reverent and sacrilegeous practices of
the people. that if the Romans had
not destroyed the city, some dreadfuil
judgment like that which befell Sodom C
would have come upon that city. Thus. i
indeed, have nations and cities and
individuals disappeared under the dis
integrating urocesses of irreverence.
As the bold- and wicked Belshazzar
was, in revelry and drunkenness. die- F
filing the sacred vessels of the Lord. r
a white hand came out of the black o
sleeve of the night, and wrote. in
letters of fire, "Thou art weighed in
the balances qnd art found wanting:"
And that night the irreverent young 3
king was found dead in his palace. 3
The inexorable penalty of irreverence .
is death!
But they who bear reverently the
ark of God, who obediently follow the t
commands of God, who daily honor
in thought and deed the Son of God,
who hold in highest esteem the priv- o
ileges of the sorns of God. shall enjoy
peace and joy forever more, for the
rewvard of reverence is life-here and
hereafter!
Drawn Toward the Unseen Country. 0
We have secured a propert-y right in
the unseen country because dear ones
have migrated thither, and it now ex-d
erts a more immediate and vital influ
ence upon us. An oild lady who had
made full acquaintance with bereave-a
ment was asked if she ever receiv'ed
intimation of the presence of those whoe
had parted from her, anid she replied '
that she somnetimo~s felt "a drawing."
Daniel Webster, in lines of tribute to
his angel child, touchingly says that s
hie had expectedI to become the teacher
of the boy, but that now, imjstead, the
boy has becom~e the onesor, the
far and the gu'.de; and the great
statsman humbly beseeches the saint
ed one to lead him on in the earthly
path. Surely, all who have exp 4i
enced a genuine sorrow by the entrance
of death into the ('herished circle, says
Rev. H. P. Des' y. are constrained, if
they have held toi the Christian faith.
to feel that Hier ven has oecome nearert
and dearer, that life has become more
sacred and duly muore commanding.
and that the gracious ministry of the !
loved ones has beeri continued, though
theC veil has.bidden. them fr'om sight.
The Prayer Which Av'ails. a
Six characteristics of the prayet 5
which avails may be named as follows: i
1. It pr'esents a need. t
2. It is implortuntatc. '
tI. It is according to the -vil! of Gsd, K
4. It is faith.t
5. It is in Chra'it 's ton~ce.
G. lt is for the gir:y of God.
Of No Consequenlce.
An official of a transatlantic steam
ship line tells of the excitement on
board one of his company's vessels
several days out from Liverpool,
caused by an accident to the steering
gear, bult which rumor magnified. The
captain was soon approached by a
lady pmssenger. "Is it true, Captain,"
asked she, anxiously. "that we have
lest one of our screws ?"
"Not at all, madam." was the reply
of the officer. "There was some little
difficulty with orne of them. but it has
been repaired. so that now every.thing
is all right."
"Weli. I'm very "-Ind to hear that,"
responded the lad::. with a relieved
lo. 'although I was far from sha
ing the apprehension af the rem; of
the p;as.,er.ge:-s. After ali." she a;ddedi
retlecivly. "why sh~ould we worry.
evnif there '.:as samething the mat
v, ith the sr-ew? ita une h
water and o->sn't show."-Woman's
Hoicme Compar~icn for April.
Many a man~ wm::!'l e more of a
nan if he therbtL less of what men
thiek
E E SUNDA.Y SCHOOL
NTERNATIONA'. LES3N C-MMAENTS
FOR JUNE 10.
;uject: Peter's Great Coafeesion, tatt.
xvi., 13-'28-Golde,, Text:31Matt. xvi., 1G
--Memory Veraep, 24. a2-Topic: Con.
feasin-r Cl.riett-Cesmmnentary.
I. Different opinions concerning
resus (v5. 13. 14). 13. *Caesarea Phi
ippi." It seems that Jesus did not en
er this city, but taught in its vicinity.
'Whom do men say?" Christ did not
sk tbs question (1) for information.
>r (2) because He desired the applause
>f men. or (.) because He intended te
orm His course according to the reply.
)ut (4) be:-ause "He desired to ground
iis disciples in the deepest faith."
-Son of man." This was a title le fre
luently applied to Himself.
14. "Some say," etc. People held
lifferent opinions concerning Christ.
4ome said John the Baptist had re
urned to life. Some thought that He
vas Elias ithe Grcek form for Eli'ali).
-ho was to be the forerunner of thE
4essiah: others believed Him to be
feremias. in accordance with the tru
lition that Jeremiah was to come and
eveal the place where the sacred ves
:els were concealed, and .others said
le was one of the prophets.
II. The great confession (vs. 15-17).
5. "Whom say ye?" Notice the pro
iun "ye." plural; Jesus speaks to all
-s disciples. 1G. "Peter answered."
-le answered as spoliesman for all. as
te did in maiy other 'cases. "Thou art
he Christ." , The expected Messh).
he "anointed One." "Son of the living
od." God is here styled the living
od, because He is the author of all
ife and existence: hence. self-existent,
ternal. 17. "Blessed art thou." Pe
er and the apostles were blessed be
ause tley had broken away from Jew
h prejudices and nad really accepted
esus as the Christ. "Bar-jona." The
on of Jonah. Bar means son. "Fldsh
nd blood." No human being hath re
ealed it unto thee. Such knowledge
oes not originate in the human nuind.
III. The sure foundation (v. 1Mi. 18.
Thou art Peter." Petros. the Greek
ord for stone, or a piece of rock.
esus gave him this name when He
rst met him (John 1:42). "Upon this
ock." In the Greek this petra or rock
a mass. This verse has elicited much
iscussion. Regarding it there are
our principal views, all of them sup
orted by good author.ties. 1. That
eter was'the rock on which Christ
ras to build H-is churcn. 2. That
eter and all true believers are the
ock. 3. That the confession Peter
ad just made was the rock. 4. That
rist had reference to Himself when
[e-said "upon this rock." "My church."
'he word for church properly denoted
congregation or assemblage of people.
IV. Divine authority given (vs. 19,
0). 39. "Will give-keys." Keys are
symbol of power and authority. The
postles had knowledge and authority
,hich no one after them needs or can
ightly claim. "Shalt bind." This is
n explanation of the gift of the keys.
20. "Tell no man." Galilean enthu
p sm -might now endeavor to make
[im king if this announcement were
ade openly.
V. Christ foretells His death (vs.
1-23). 21. "Began .Tesus to shew."
[eretofore He 'iad spoken obscurely,
ut now for the first time He speaks
Linly of His coming sufferings and
eath. "Of the elders." etc. The San
edrin. This detailed enumeration
roves that there was a general con
piracy.
22. "Peter took Him." Aside: apart
:om the res-t. "To rebuke Him." T*e
lea of a suffering Messiah was abl:or
ant to Peter and to all the apostles.
3. ."Said unto Peter." Christ per
eived that He was but boldly uttering
'hat the others felt, and this rebuke
'as before them all. "Gei- thee behind~
[e. Satan." Satan means .adversary.
esus (lid not call His apostle a devil.
Thou mindest not"' (R. V.) Thou dost
at understand or discern the things
f God; thou art wholly taken up with
e thought that My kingdom is of this
-orld.
VI. Conditions of discipleship (vs.
1-28). 24. "Will come after Me."
Eill follow My directions, and he My
isciple. "Deny Himself." Christ
ows the apostles the nature of His
ingdomn. They must "abstain from
11 Indulgences vrhich, stand in the way
duty." "Take -up His cross." Who
ever would follow Christ must be
ady to endure affliction and even
eath for His sake. 25. "Whosoever
'll save." etc. Whosoever succeeds
Sobtaining the life of worldly comfprt
ad pleasure by avoiding the life of
lf-denial and at the expense of right
usness shall lose even the earthly re
ards he se's anud also the eternal life
f spiritual .joy and blessedness. "'For
[ sake." The loss of life for Christ's
ike brings the promised blessing.
2. "Whlat-profitedJ." The question
nplies that there is no profit. "The
hole world." Even though it were
ossible for a man to gain ali the
ealth. honor and happiness the wrar!d
ad to give, and then lose his soul. his
>ss would be infinitely greater than
ny earthly pleasure he may have had.
~ose." 'Be cast away." "ils own
wul." The Greek word for soul has
ie double meaning "life" and "soul."
'he souil is the man himself. The only
ming we reailly and absolutely possess
our "sol" "In exchange." T1he
rice the worldling pays for earnal de
hs is his soul. :.7. "For." Rea
ms ate now given why the soul is of
ach priceless value. "Shall come."
'rom heav en, at the end of the world,
t tme3udgment day. 2S. "There oe
ame," etc. This verse has elicited
much, iiscussion. and concerning it
mere is a wide difference of Epinlion.
h is verse is parallel with 31att. 10::2.>,;
oth are fulfilled at Christ-s resutrrec
on. 'lthe coming of t'n kingdom of
lod with power (3Mark 0:1) was the
nsejuen t miraculous establishment
f Christianity on earth.
A Substitute for Sponges.
Ta A lgeria, the cultivation of "veg
~table sponges" is now making pr-og
-ess. The cultivation of this plant
of which about ten species are
tnown, and cultivaCed, in the warm
-cions ci Asia and Africa) is fairly
xtensive in the environs of Algiers
and Oran. Prior to maturity the frumi*
s eile: when the stage of ripenecss
as hecenp:LSed, howvever. the pulp
comcs sepan:eri from the fibrous
neer which tlten fotrms the sprngY
mes t v:-med the "vegPmable sponge."
aced in a weak lime bath. are
d at fro-m :3to 4%' pence atpiece.
ris is aj present the chief n:arket:
r most 'if the vege:talie spon::es
own in Algeria. They are highly
miahe not cni:y for toilet and ba-h
om. jut aii-o tcr domestic purposes.
-Seientific Americaa.
The Bediouin Arabs are light entrers.
ix cr seven dates, soaked in maelted
;mtter serve a man a whole day, with
IHIISTIANENDE O NOTES
JUNE TENTH.
Christ's Life, VI. His Relations to
His Desciples, and What He Ex
pects of Us.-Matt. 10:16-33.
Whomever Christ sends forth is as
saie in the midst of wolves as of
lan bs.
Our testimony will be given ut
without our preparing only when we
have had no chance for preparing.
We "hated of all men of His name's
salie," when for His sake we do not
dare face the sneer of one man?
Cur confession of Christ means
our life for Him: His confession of us
ie::ns His life for us-a gift infinite
ly zreater.
Suggestions.
Christ does not promise: His dis
cipl-s peace, but better than peace:
victory!
C rist has promised to be with His I
disciples always; that promise in
clud:es all others.
If Christ should appear to you in
hunian form and bid you follow Him,
would your discipleship take on new
reai:ty? Then how real is it now?
The most holy life is none the
wor:se for shrewdness, nor the
shrewdest life for holiness.
Illustrations.
A loving child is ashamed to have
a ccmfort or luxury that father or
niother cannot have: do we want our
lives .t6 be more fortunate than our
Lord's?
A soldier readily follows his gen
eral who has worked his way up
from the ranks. There is no service
or trial In which Christ has not pre
cdedi us.
The true Chris:tian is an image of
Chri t, projected by the Light of the
worli,-a new and marvelous stere
opticn.
Wireless telegraphy is giving us
a hint of how subtle and direct is
Christ's communication with His dis
ciplet.
Questions.
Am I recognized as standing for
Chris:?
Would Christ gladly own all my
acts and words?
Do I rely upon any guide but
Christ.?
Quotations.
The re is no way of being deliver
ed from this life of self but one: we
must follow Christ, set our heart
upon Him.-Andrew Murray.
We must walk so close behind
Christ that people will not see us,
but Christ.-Bishop Thoburn.
Fe, can take part helpingly in a
praye:- meeting without planning for
it. and those few cannot do it ofnen.
Even they could be more helpful with
preparation.
Leaders of meetings should have
their assignment at least a month in
advanc.e, and put into their meetings
the prayerful planning of all those
four weeks.
PERTI [[ACUE L[SSONS
SUNDAY,. JUNE 10.
Christian Education a National Safe
our'd.-2 Chron. 17. 7-9; Deut.
31. 11-13.
Education, to be complete, must t-3
of the whole man-physical, intellec
tual, spiritual. An educational
scheme that neglects any of these
elements is imuperfett and may easily
become dangerous.
In this aountry there is small reas
on to fear that education of the physi
cl and the intellectual faculties will
be overlooked. The danger is that
we shall forget the culture of the
spiritual nature.
To avert this danger Christian
schools and colleges are established.
They are not rivals to the state
schools, but supplement these at the
point o& religious culture, while
equaling them in the attention paid
to the other element of education.
But Christian education is not, first
of all, a~ matter of schools. It is a
matter of homes and churches, which
shall see to It that . a-lways in the
study of past events, of present nat
ural phenomena, of processes neut
ral, mathematical, mechanical, bio
logical, there shall always be the
backgrouind of deity. Education
which ignores God is one of.- the
strongest allies of the devil.
Education is development. It may
become either a blessing or a curse.
The things Paul condemns, In one of
the Scripture passages given for ref
erence, are things which develop the
power of evil In the life. Shun these
things, te says. But he does not stop
with mere prohibitions. He provides
positive instructions. He recoin
mends tl:.e doctrine which is according
to godtlirsess. He urges the student's
a~ttitude toward the Word. He in
sists on spiritual education.
There is abundant opportunity for
wrong e(.ucation. Life calls to us in
so many alluring ways, and promises
short cuts to so many desirable
places, thtat it is easy to be deceived.
"Foolish and unlearned" is the apt
description of these short cuts. They
promise learning, but have only the
show of it. They look wise, but their
wisdom ii mere veneered folly. There
is many a. short cut to the making of
a living, but none to the ma~king of a
life.
When one becomes a Christian he
has a new' ambition to make the most
of himsel..
Educati-m that is not Christian is
one-sided, and of doubtful value in the
end. both to the individual and to the
nation.
Apaches Never Scalped Their Victims.
The talking of scalps has been spok
en of so commonly in the press of
the Unitei States that it has become
a general practice, when spieaking of
a man having lost his life among
the lndians. to say. 'He lost his
scalp. ". Novelists even of today,
when locating their stories in Apache
lad, allnXat invariably scalp the vic
tims of Apache vengeance. As a mat
teL' of ftct. one can say that t:he
Apache irer took scalps. Men
tho havy lived in the Apache
cotiiy andl have been closely
associaned wit h themi for thirty years~
or more. claim :hat no fuli-bloodell
Apache es er v-alped a man he killed.
Oni the ce ntrary. lhe would not touch
a body afe death. and would throw
away his v eapons if stained with hu
man blood. Their own dead the rn
never help to bury. This task is left
to the wo- e-Sc.ribner's.
soX OF WAFERS FREE-NO DRUGS
-CURES Y ABSORPTION. s
Cures Belchln of Gas-Bad Breath ad
Bad stomach-Short Breath
Bloating-Sour Eractations
Irregular Heart, Etc.
Take a 2.lull's Wafer any time of the day
or night, and note the immediate good et
feet on yuar stomach. It absorbs the gas,
disintects the stomach, kills the poison
germs and cures the disease. Catarrh of
the nead and throat, unwholesome focd and
overeating make bad stomachs. Scarcely
any stoiach is entirely free from taint of
some kind. Mull's Anti-Belch Wafers will
make your stomach healthy by absorbing
foul gases which arise from the undigested
food and by re-enforcing the lining of the
stomach, enabling it to thoroughly mix
the food with, the gastric jtices. This
cures stomach trouble, promotes digestion,
sweetens the breath, stops belching and
fermentation. Heart action becomes strong
and regular through this process.
Discard drugs, as you know from experi
ence they do not cure stomach trouble. t
Try a common-sense (Nature's) method c
that does cure. A soothing, bealing sensa- t
tion results instantly.
We know Mull's Anti-Belch \V.fers will
do this, and we want you to know it. This
offer may not appear again.
t
696 GOOD FOR 2-c. 142 a
z
Send this coupon with your name e
and address and your drugist's name
and 10c. ir. stamps or silver, and we
will supply you a sample free if you
have never used Mull's Anti-Belen b
Wafers, anil will also send you a cer- a
tificate good for 25c. toward the pur- V
chase of more Belch W'afcrs. You will 0
find them invaluable for stoznadi trou- 1
ble; curee by absorption. Address
MULL's GRAPE '1oNIO CO., 328 3d
Ave.. Rock Island. .'I.
e
Gice Full Address and Write Plainly. P
All druggists. S0c. per b-. or by mai ,
upon ecclit of nrice. Stamis accerted.
V
A homely girl always selects a gir!
homelier iban he.rself for her brides, t
maid. ]
Great Distress Throug"out the south
COuld be eli:ni byted by the use c-f Dr. Big - 1
gers Hu.karry ordial. It utres yivse
terv. Diarrboea. Clildren 'lerthing. At
Drnggisrs 2- and 50, per bottle. r
t<
The nevr Virchow Hospital in Ber A
fin will haive 800 beds. The total cost e
of construction will reat-h $5.000.000.
The attending physicians will have
salaries from $1400 to $SOO a year.
How's This'
We offer One Hundred Dollars RewarC for 1
any case of Catarrh that cannot be eured by
hall's Catarrh Cure. .
F. J. CE.EE & Co.. Toledo, 0. _
We, the unders:gned, have knowh F. J.
Cheney for the iast 15 years, and believe him
perlectly honorable in all business transac.
tions and financially able to carry o.tt any
obligations mad- by their firm.
WEsT & TanUA, Wholesale Druggists, To
ledo, o.
WALDIR, KIAsa & MaRTIN, Wholesalo
Drugists. Toledo, 0.
HallI Tatarru Cureis takeninternally.ast- I
Ingdirectlyupontbe blood and muonoussur- j
faces of the system. Testimonials sent free.
Price, 75c.per bottle. t4oldby aliDruggists.
Take Bali's Family Pills for constipation.
Ten years ago, with a population of
32,000,000. Prussia maintained nearly -
3000 technical schools, representing
all the principal industries, with au
ttendance of over 200,000.
Budding genius doesL t always bear
fruit.
Itch cured in 30 minutes by Woolford's
Sanitary Lott ori; never frails. ::-old by D~ruge
gists. Mail srders promptly titled by Dr.
E. Detchon, Crawfordsville,'Ind. $1.
The thing that mak~es a man like a
woman is he can never tell why.
FITS.StVitns' Dance:Nervous Diseaqes pe'r.
manently cursd by Dr. Kline's Great Nerve*
Restorer. $2 trial bottle and treatise free.
Da. H. R. KIINE, L d., 231 Arch St.,Peaila., Pa.
Some whaling ship ma:y yet blunder upon
the North Pcle by accident.
NEI."Winslow s Soothing Syrnp for Children
teething,softenis the gums,reduces iuiuinma
tion, allays pa n,eures wind olie .25e a bottle
Folly and failure roost on the samt
perch.-Chicago Nens.
A generation ago Mr. Parton pre
dicted that the coming man would
neither smoke nor drink. Yet, la.
'ents the Philadelphia Record, thej
Internal revenue collections of the
United States Government increase
apace, and instead of giving up his
vices, man is reputed to have been
joined by woman.
AILiNG WOMEN.
Keep the K-aneys We'1 ai I theo Eldneye
Will Keep You Well.
Slek, suffering, languid women are
learning the ti'ue cause of bad backs
.and how to cure
them. 'Mrs. W. G.
Davis, of Groesbeck,
Texas, says: "Back
aches hurt me so I
could hardly stand.4
-Spells of dizziness
and sick heada'che
wvere frequent and
the action of the kid
aneys was irregular.
Soon after I began taking-Doan's Kid
ney Pills I passed several gravel
stones. I got well and the trouble has
not returned. My back is good and
strong and my general health better."
Sold by all dealers. 50 cents .a box. I
Foster-Milburn Co., Buffalo. N.'Y.
An okapi, a rare species of animal,J
has been found in the Congo Free
State.
HICIIS'
CAPUDINE ,
HEADACHES
Brenatup COLDS t
Don't Get Wet!
TOWER'S SL.ICKERS h
will keep you dry as J
,nothing else will,bccause
they are' the product of ...
the best ina:eials andT
, eventy yeas exiperi- - 1
en-ce in manufacturing.
- wr~A.J.TOWER CO.
Boston, U.S.A.
'~~ TowEE c?.3ADa5 co., rt.r.fI
Toronto, can.
EDTAW =India bodwho r.ZO t -
of with any tribe. (2) of mn
ner innch soldiers or satiora, now
sl5'19'a NATAN~ BIUKFnD We on. D-. C
CRITICAL PERIOD
MTELLIGENTWOMEN PREPARE
angers and Pain of This Critical Period
Avoided by the Use of Lydia E. Pink
bam's Vegetable Compound.
How many wo
men realize that,
the most ertical
period in'a wo
..man's 'existence
is the change of
life, and that the
anxiety felt .by
women as this
time draws near
.J.E Gh'yI d is not without
reason ?
If her svstem is in a deranged condi
ion, or she is predisposed to apoplexy
r congestion of any organ. it is atthis
me likely to become active and, with
host of nervous irritations, make life
burden.
At this time, also. cancersand tumors
re more liable to begin their destrue
ive work. Such warning symptoms as
sense of suffocation. hot flashes. diz
iness, headache, dread of impending
vil, sounds in the ears. timidity, pal
itation of the heart, sparks before the'
yes, irregularities. ccastipation, varia
le appetite, weakness and inquietude
re promptly heeded by intelligent
omen who are approaching the period
f life when womaus great change
may be expected.
We believe Lydia E. Pinkham's Veg
table Compound is the world's great,
st remedy for women at this trying
eriod.
L ydia E. Pinkham's Vegetable Com
ound invigorates and strengthens the
amale organism. 2nd builds up the.
reakened nervous system as no other
edicine can.
Mrs. A. E. G. Hyland. of Chekr
>wn. Md., in a letter to Mrs. Pink
am, says:
ear Mrs. Pinkbam:
" I had been suffering with a d'splacement
>r years and was passing through the change
f l'ife. I had a go.od dal of soreness, dizzy
pells, headaches. and was very nervnus. I
rote you for advice and commenced treat
1ent with Lydie H. Pin.. am's Vcge1.ible
oinpouud as 'vu directed. and I ami happy
>say that all tose distressing symptoms left
ie, imd I have p-assed safelf through the
ange of life a well woman."
For special advice regarding this im
ortant period women are invited to
rite to Mrs. Pinkham, Lynn, Mass
he is daughter in-law of Lydia E.
'inkham and for twenty-five years has
een advising sick women free of
harge. Her advice is free and always
elpful to ailing women.
THE LIC
- +, onyo"r CHICKESa wt
PRUSSIAN
LICE POWDER
Sore Death to Lice and Vermin
They cea't Live where it is. Easy to apply. Dust it ia
"Killed every louse in my Back of
250 hens."-'D.Perry. Monroc.Wis.
price 25 and 50 a Pkg. By mail4 4and 7k
Priussgan RM.oY GO.. ST. PAUL, MNN.
iris' Help
At a certain age, all
girls need the help of a
pure, reliable, t oni c
medicine, to establish a
regular habit, thatitrnay
remain with t h em
through life. Much ter
rible suffering, in after
years, is prevented, and
sturdy health assured,
by taking
WOMAN'S RELIEF
at this critical time of
life. "I gave Cardui to
my young daughter,"
writes Geo. Maston, of
Greenwood, Neb., "and
-now she is a rosy
cheeked girl, happy,
light-hearted and gay."
Strongly recommended
for all female troubles.
Try it.
At all Drug Stores
C15
You CANNO'r
Jl inflamed, ulcerated and catarrh-' con
litions of the mucous membrane such as
iasalcatarrh,uterine catarrh caused
py feminine ills, sore throat, soro
nouth or inflamed eyes by simply
osing the stomach.
But you surely can cure these stubborn
ffections by local treatment with
P~axtinie Toilet Antiseptic
rhich destroys the disease germs,checks
ischarges, stops pain, and heals the
afamation and soreness.
~axtine represents the most successful
cal treatment for feminine ills ever
roduced. Thousands of women testify
o this fact. So certs at druggists.
Send for Free Trial Box
FHE R. PAXTON Co., Boeten, Masar.
SYGives
Quick
Relief.
- ~rmve :11 sweflig in S tc o
days ; efc'ts a prmanen cu
n oo do dcays. T7. 1trer...rt
Write Cr. H.Hi. Cree's Sion.
$ Soccialists. Ca: e~ At!.-tz. Ga.
'HE DAISY FLY KILLER :TA.
u~a inere s erear. we ,rove eormxn
*vrsrcul-rarm...rt a Tut~e.

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