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(By E. O. SELLERS, Director of Evening
Department, The Moody Bible Institute,
Chicago.)
LESSON FOR APRIL 12
THE JOURNEY TO EMMAUS.
(Easter Lesson.)
LESSON TEXT-Luke 24:13-33.
GOLDEN TEXT-"Who ls ho that shall
condemn? It ls Christ Jesus that died,
yea rather, that was raised from tho
dead, who is at the right hand of God,
who also makcth intercession for us."
Rom. 8:34.
We turn aside today to consider as'
the Easter lesson a well-known event
' lb connection with the several appear
ances of our Lord after his resurrec
tion; one of the .many infallible
proofs, Acts 1:3; I Cor. 15:4. The
narrative of this Journey is one of
the most beautiful post-resurrection
stories, simple, clear and of great
value. It is related, evidently, by an
eye witness. The Cleopas mentioned
is not the son of Mary, John 19:25.
Tho name of the second pilgrim ls but
a conjecture, though we somehow feel
it was Luke himself. The journey
was about seven and one-half miles
and most likely they were returning
to their homes after the Passover.
Somewhere on tho way a stranger
joined them who asked the nature of
their conversation, and the cause of
their evident sadness (v. 17). In
astonishment, Cleopas answers, but
thu stranger continues and adroitly
draws out their entire story.
Interesting Progression.
I. Their Disappointment, vv. 13-24.
It is all too evident that they did not
expect a resurrection and that, filled
with perplexity and discouragement
thoy were on tho verge of despair. It
is interesting in this lesson to observe
the progression Cl) "and they talked"
v. 14; (2) "and they found not," v.
23; (3) "and they saw not," v. 24;
(4) "and they constrained him," v.
29; (5) "and they knew him," v. 31;
(6) "and they said . . . the Lord'
is risen," vv. 32, 34; (7) "and they
told,'.' v. 34. AP they "talked" it was
revealed that 'Jieir loving hearts were
full of sadness and empty of faith, yet
to talk ia often the only way to find
relief from the gnawing of grief.
Thefo Beem (v. 15 R. V.) to have
' been two opinions and in their slow-)
ness of heart and unbelief they did
not recognize their new companion. In
responso to his query they told how
this Jesus had been delivered, con
demned, crucified, and then revealed
that this was to them the end of all
things, for said they, "We had hoped
that it was he." Are wo willing he
should have part In our every conver
sation: Continuing they told the
amazing tale related by the women
and, moreover that their statement
of an empty tomb had been verified
by certain women who had gone to In?
vestigafte, hut, in conclusion, they
again reverted to their sadness by
saying "They found his body."
Cause of Sadness.
lt. His Appointment, vv. 25-35.
Evidently tho journey was continued
and ho gently rebukes them for their
slowness of heart to believe the rec
ord of their own prophets. All sad
ness, practically, arises from unbe
lief in the Word of God, Phil. 4:6, 7;
Rom. S:2S-32. Ho Interpreted to them
the true Messianic teaching, of their
own scriptures. Ile charges them with
folly not to believe "all" of the record
(v. 25). Truo wisdom is not that of
skepticism which cuts out portions
of the word, but, according to Jesus,
lt consists irr believing all of tho
Scriptures. At last they reach Em
maus, still, let us remember, not
knowing who it is walking with them.
Tho road beyond was dangerous and
"they constrained him" to accept their
hospitality. As he sat at the table
partaking of the ordinary evening
meal, he assumed the place of the
host, took tho bread, blessed lt and
broke it. Instantly those old familiar
acts and words revealed to' them who
lt was that had walked by the way.
111. Teaching Points. Thia narra
tive is so full of teaching and yet
so clear and simple that it is hard lo
suggest any ordinary deductions
therefrom. The story does, however,
reveal the interest of tho risen Lord
in thu doubt of these two disciples.
That they were probably not of the
twelve ls evident by tho fact that
when they returned to Jerusalem they
found the eleven assembled (v. 33).
Thus wo seo him going tc those out
side of that inner circle, also, two who
loved him seeking a solution of the
mystery and consolation for their sad
hearts. First hiding his identity, he
drew from them their story. He
then took them back to their Scrip
tures, with which they must have
been familiar, and revealed to them
that this mystery was according to
those holy writings. - \
Again the picture of his disciples
ls interesting. The progress of de
velopment in their faith above' al
luded to, the evidence of their faith
and love in him, their tender affection
and the death of their hope. He had
not, so they thought, been able to
accomplish that which they had ex
pected he would accomplish. In com
pany with all of his disciples they did
not apprehend the real meaning of his
mission.
His teaching ls manifested in their
urgent hospitality for they must have
remembered his words, "I waa
. stranger, and ye took me in.".
MOTION PICTURES
DATE FROM 1893
Edison's Kinetoscope Was First
Introduced to Public During
World's Fair.
THEN LOOKED UPON AS -TOY
From Being Regarded as Mere Curi
osity to Amuse Children, the In
vention Has Progressed Until
lt ls One of the Country's
Industries.
While photo plays are becoming tho
popular form of amusement for tho
large multitudes and have only within
the last year or so been accepted as
logical entertainment' by the grown
ups, who were somewhat skeptical in
the beginning of this so-called "craze,"
yet motion pictures are not a now
amusement enterprise, for as far back
as 1893 during the world's fair Edison
introduced his kinetoscope, which
showed photographs in action. ThiB I
was a "nickel-in-the-slot machine" and,
at that timo was looked upon as a toy.
Nothing in tho form of largo entertain- J
meat was expected of it, but it was re
garded as a mere curiosity, says the
Chicago Daily News. ,
Inventive minds immediately saw a
possibility of projecting these pictures
on a Bereen eo thfit they might be
viewed by many instead of one. and in
February, 1896, Robert W. Paul of
London gave the first public exhibition
of u motion picture ou a screen at the
Finsbury Technical college. That was
the beginning of a new era in the
amusement world. From then on and
even at tho present time efforts are
being made to introduce new ideas and
to produce moro startling results.
Tho art of making motion pictures
while apparently at the height of per
fection, is, according to those directly
interested in them, still in its infancy.
In the hear future it is expected that
this entertainment will assume a more
realistic aspect. Instead of viewing
ghostlike figures portrayed on a fiat
surface in black and white, the time
WHERE WOMEN D(
Mayor f.ols Weber of Universal City,1
the world, la shown presenting n medal to
chief In tho world, in the presence of the
thut pince. This ls the original, bonaflde,
thc bussing, and where mero man la Just
probably Is no other town In the world w
lice, aldermen and corporation counsel are
Movies, ls located about Jive miles from
of actors who build the Alni pictures, and
state, soon after the women of California
movies were not slow to K'*asp the oppor
that/nt the elections, the male, ticket waa
was elected to fill the mayor's office. Miss
lice. Thu uniforms of the women police
and black silk stockings with 13 gold but
is rapidly approaching when lifelike
presentations will be presented In nat
ural colors and a stereoscopic effect
will bo observed, which will indicate
clearly distance in the foreground as
well as the background.
The present day motion picture is
manufactured under the guidance of a
careful and most observing producer.
The scenario of the photoplay corre
sponds to the manuscript of the dra
matic production. It is a complete
story of the play and outlines the
action of the plot, the various scenes,
?cepery and property necessary, etc.
' The producer studies the scenario
closely, makes necessary ehanges if
required and proceeds to take the pic
ture, j
A motion picture is not taken from
the beginning of the story and carried
through to the end; ofttimes the last;
scene is taken first. This is particu- ]
larjy true when interior and exterior
scenes are necessary to complete tho
playXwhen all interior Bcenee are
taken,Sifter that under favorable cli
matic conditions the exterior scenes
are finished^ i j
Author Fraiceo Moving Pictures.
Augustus Thomas has been thorough
ly converted to the motion picture
drama. "They produced a play of mine
In pictures," ho says, "and instead of
cocoanut ehell horse hoofs wc had
the' real thing. My wife said it was
the first time she had been able to
eeo the play as I saw lt when I wrote
it Every thing ls aeted out. There la
nothing lett to illusion. When a muir
escapes, as one does In the play, you
see him make his exit, and the picture
is carried out, the scene changes and
you see him' riding off. Oesturo has
become almost a lost art In the legiti
mate theater today, but the motion
pictures are going to chango all that. I
It is true that the average actor makes I
his gestures like an omelet-all mixed
and helter skelter. They cnnnot do
that before the camera, for the pic
ture registers their mistakes, their
carelessness and their crudeness. Ges
tures should be made like eggs, fried
on both sides and turned over without i
breaking tho yolks."
Had Something to Fall On.
An actress escaped serious injury in
an accident during tho taking of a'
photo play in New York. In one scene"*
she makes a daring leap out of a win
dow, and while enacting it her foot
accidentally caught in the curtain,
throwing her headlong out of tho win
dow. But for the lucky appearance ott
Charles Hitchcok she might have been
badly hurt. She fell on Hitchcock anH
neither one was hurt. c?T'?M
Death and Censor Conflicted' SKI
Any suspicion that all the tragedfiSfcj
of .the moving picture business jj|?|
recorded/ upon the screen for the ?TK;
tertairiment of theater goers wouljfjjpSwt
dispelled by just one peep beyond the
lens of the camera.
"fhe tragedies, romances and come
dies in tho lives of the men and wom
en who make "movies" possible prob
ably would furnish even more enter
taining pictures for Ulm fans than the
make-believe stories now crowded into
each thousand feet of Ulm.
One of the tragedies that recently
has come to tho attention of those not
directly involved in the making of
moving pictures was passed upon by
the Chicago censors; they reported
unfavorably upon it because of the
showing of a mulder just as it was
done.
It was immediately suggested by the
producer that this objection to the
drama might be removed by "doing
over" a portion of the film and elimi
nating the crime. A telegram contain
ing this suggestion was sent to the
Btudios of the company that staged
the drama.
"Doing over" that portion of the
film meant that the s?me actors and
?J: . -,
Cal., (In white) tho only woman mayor In
her chief of pol leo, the only female police
25 members of the female poll? o force of
"woman's sphere," where women do all
tolerated- that's all; just tolora;ed. There
here all tho ofllclals-mayor, chief of po
womcn. Universal City, or the City of
I.os Angeles. Hs population I? made up
was Incorporated under the lews of the
won. the franchise. The "quofrns" of the
.unity und nominated such a strong ticket
dimply annihilated, and Miss i.ols Weber
Stella Adams (Insert) ls the chief of po
fnree consist of caps, blouses, ?mort skirts
tons down the side.
actresses who had posed for the origi
nal pictures should go tLrough their
parts once more. Hut in this picture
the aged diamond master was to have
been brought back to life.
But death had placed a seemingly
insurmountable obstacle in the way
of carrying this plan lo realization.
The news of this fact wa>3 contained in
this telegram received t.t the Chicago
offices of the Ulm concern: "Cannot
follow your suggestion about bringing
old man back to life for character
who played that part died suddenly
yesterday."
Death, however, did not prevent the
reconstruction of the film. _ A double
of the dead actor was found and the
revisions finally were made.
Determined to Get Realism.
To imitate perfectly the.bn.bU.s and
peculiarities of the monkey, an actor
spent manv days in the Bronx Zoolog
ical gardens in New "York. In the pro
posed play the miser changes in ap
pearance from man to ape, and to add
realism to the part the actor made s
study of the animals.
Shows Famous Men on Screen.
Moving pictures of the lives of great
composers are being shown in the pic
ture theaters. Recently "The Life of
Richard Wagner" was presented, and
in the near future a photo play visual
izing tho life of Verdi, the Italian com
poser, will be portrayed ou the screen.
m FOR A. LARK
h ii -
How the Stage Lost Two Shining
Ornaments After Trip to
Bohemia.
By LELAND COLBY.
Amateur theatricals woro responsi
ble for the whola miserable trouble.
May certainly- had made a hit. So had
John. And of course both became very
much stage-struck. Both dreamed of
Thespian careers-and both secretly
resolved to go on the stage.
' Both wero clever,- too, and could act
-in amateur theatricals. But each
was violently opposed to tho other
"adopting a stage career. He, being a
trida worldly-wise, thought tho stage
not at all tho proper place for his
promised wife, and she, knowing that
Ike wqjpi trille worldly-wise, thought
Ltho stage not at all thc place for him.
HjbThc consequence was that each
Swaned secretly and persistently to
SBBttge Into the magic world of Stage
fcjgBffi without letting tho other know
J?Rfthing about it.
HKOne day John acquired a great idea.
Wt cannot become a full-Hedged actor
Ht once," said he to himself. "Like
.unto all professions or occupations, I
trow it is necessary to start at tho
bottom. Next week the great spectac
ular production, 'Utopia,' opens at the
Grand, and they are advertising for
extras. Of course this means simply
an opportunity to go on the stage and
carry a spear or a gun or to appear in
evening dress in some sort of a so
ciety scene, but at any rate it would
be some ??ort of a start and would
accustom one to tho glare of the foot
lights." So John applied for the op
portunity to act as an "extra" in thc
"Universe" and was promptly accept
ed when the astute third assistant
stage manager, to whom was giver
the task of securing "extras," learner
that he was the possessor of a dresi
suit and knew how to wear It. Sc
John began the task of rehearsing
along" with all the rest of the mol
who had been secured to make th<
great White House reception scene.
Now John was a comely fellow ant
bore all the earmarks of the gentle
man he was. Hence it was no
strange that little Miss Floy Burnette
the soubrette of the cast, looked twici
or thrice in his direction and that hil
vigorous and virile manhood raovei
him to return tho gaze in kind. No
ts it strange that after the rehearsal
wero a few days old John found him
self ono fine afternoon buying a nie
little supper for Miss Floy, and afte
that it is not strange at all that sim
ilar suppers should follow and-well
to tell the truth, quite an audaciou
little flirtation which lasted past th
days of rehearsals and ran into clio
suey suppers ' after the performanc
quite as a regular thing. And \ia
you seen Miss Floy and observed who
a dainty little thing she was yo
would not wonder at all, I am sure.
Along toward the end of the firs
week of the production of "Utopia
there was a most scandalous row o
among tho "extras," the result of whic
was that several of the lady member
of this august body departed in hig
anger and with speed accelerated b
means known only to assistant stag
managers. Whereupon there appeare
more advertisements in the papers fe
"extras" of the female, persuasion wh
were possessed of the sort of clotht
suitable for appearance in the gret
White House reception scene.
Now, as the fates would have i
May saw this Innocent appearing li
tie adlet In the very respectable ar
conservative evening paper fro:
which her father gathered his info
matlon of the stock market. An
curiously enough, the same line <
reasoning popped into her pervert
little head which had drawn John int
the maelstrom of stageland. She he
seen the production and knew ju
what the scene was there for whic
the "extras" were required. She hf
the clothes, goodness knows, ai
plenty of experience in society me
tere to carry herself. What an o
portunity to get back of the mag
footlights and see for herself how
felt. Just the opportunity to make
start-and it could bo done so easi
and without publicity. She Hew
her bosom friend, Margy Phelps, ai
outlined her audacious plan. Ai
Margy, although shocked and not
all approving, thought it a rare la
and entered into tho conspiracy.
So it happened en tho following d;
that Miss May announced with all tl
assurance of an only daughter th
she had decided to go over and st:
with Margy for a week. True, h
mother was a trifle mystified at tl
extent of the wardrobe May deem
necessary to take for a week's nt
with a girl friend, but a severe si
gestion regarding amateur theatric:
silenced that question, and the ne
morning at ten o'clock May foti
herself standing in the dismal li
waiting for an interview with the i
Bistant stage manager. It was a si
pie matter to seeure the job ' wh
May told that astute official of t
costumes Bhe had and suggested li
social experiences. In fact Bill Smi
hugged himself with joy when i ho si
her "togged out" and swoy? he w
"darned glad those other' slobs h
quit."
He talked so much of his find tl
his enthusiastic remarks, reached 1
ear of the "heavy," Herbert Mo
gomery, a dashing ynung fellow
ways looking for fun and adventu
and Mr. Montgomer; dropped in
the special rehearsa'i to take a Ic
at Bill's society fi'<d. He came
criticize, but rema'ned to admire.
Now, Mr. Montgomery was a fine
looking young follow and one of th?
best actors ia the cast, and lt is not
strenge that, being properly Intro
duced by Bill Smith and Hushed with
the wine of her first appearance be
hind the footlights and out for a lark
anyway, May should permit Mr. Mont
gomery to take her to a delightful lit
tle supper in "Bohemia," that fairy
land of which she had dreamed but
never seen, and then to escort hor to
her car.
The funny part of. it was, however,
that while appearing in the same
scene, neither May nor John recog
nized each other on that first night of
her appearance-nor yet on tho sec
ond. Still it is not so strange aftor
all, when one considers tho great
number of people ia that "White House
reception scene in "Utopia," and tho
fact that it was all so new and won
derful to both of them and the fact
that both were blinded by tho foot-'
lights tho moment they struck the
stage.
The tragedy carno after the second
appearance of May. Again came Mr.
Montgomery with his handsome face
and his gentlemanly manner and pro
posed to induct her still further into
the mysteries and delights of "Bo
hemia." Sho felt it was improper and
dangerous-but, after ali, she was off
on a lark-why not enjoy it while she
might? Besides, if she was to adopt
the stago as a career, as she now fully
intended to, she might as well adapt
herself to "living in Rome as the
Romans do." So she accepted Mr.
Montgomery's invitation with a pretty
little flush which sent the blood
bounding through that gentleman'3
veins.
That night Mr. Montgomery con
ducted his fair young pupil to a much
livelier place than that of tho night
before, and she was scarcely seated
before she found a glass of sparkling
wine before her. There was much life
and action- in the place; much singing
of songs and telling of stories and
laughter and mirth and gaiety.
Presently a blonde-haired little lady
sauntered over to the quiet table
where Montgomery and May sat, She
carried her wine glass in her hand
and, tapping Montgomery on the
shoulder, said:
"Come over and join us. Herb; this
two and two business is too lone
some."
And then May was almost paralyzed
to hear a familiar voice say: "Yes,
Mr. Montgomery, come over and join
us and bring your pretty little lady
of the chorus with you-and well
make a night of it." i
Just at this particular point John
came into full view of Mr. Montgom
ery's partner and the brimming wino
glass he held dropped to the floor as
he gazed at her with distended eyes.
May'i glass, which was raised to her
lips, a'.so fell from her hand as she
recognized the partner of the blonde
soubrette.
John was the first to recover him
self.
"On the whole," he said, slowly, "I
think I will escort Miss Miller homo
if Mr. Montgomery will be kind
enough to look after Miss Burnette."
Just what explanations happened
on that walk and ride to the Phelps
home deponent knoweth not. Only
this is a matter of record: there wero
two vacancies in the supernumeries
in the White House scene at "Utopia"
on tho following evening, which
caused great profanity on the part of
Bill Smith. Also was there much
speculation and some mirth on the
part of Mr. Herbert Montgomery and
Miss Floy Burnette.
And the stage lost two shining
ornaments, because John went in for
hides and leather and May became a
most severe and conventional house
wife.
(Copyright. IBM, by Dally Story Pub. Co.)
Author Beloved by Juveniles.
William H. G. Kingston, one of the
most popular writers of fiction for
juvenile readers, was born in London
100 years ago. He spent much of his
youth in Portugal, and there he gath
ered the material for many of the
stories of adventure which ho wrote
in later life. His first well-known
work was "Tho Circassian Chief,"
which he published when he was
thirty years of age. Before his death,
which occurred in 1880, Mr. Kingston
had put the juvenile reader in his
debt for moro than 100 stories, and
there are doubtless many men of to
day, in America BB well as in Eng
land, who retain warm places in theil
hearts for the popular author.
China Plans Museum.
Absorption by America and Europe
of many fine specimens of their an
cient aria has so aroused the Chinese
that a proposal has been made to es
tablish a national museum in Peking.
Only recently a quantity of ancient
paintings, beautiful old porcelain, col
ored screens, and a hundred cases of
jade have reached Peking from the
Jehol summer palace. At present these
treasures are housed in the Wuying
hali of the palace, and it is suggested
that with those from the old palace
in Mukden they would form a cub
3tantlal nucleus for a museum.
Naturally.
Kitty-Jack told mo last night that
I was the prettiest girl he'd ever seen.
Ethel-Oh, that's nothing; he said
the same to me a year ago.
? Kitty-I know that, but as one
grows older one's taste improves, you
know.
A Scared Rabbit.
Sportsman (who had missed every
thing he fired at)-Did I hit hint?
Keeper (anxioun to please).-Nol
'xactly 'it Um, sir; I never see a rab
bit wuss scared.-London Tailer.
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If you want special advice write to
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Caravaggio Picture Found.
An important lind has been made la
the art collections of March?se della
Stufa at Franco. It is a painting by
Caravaggio, which had been lost sight
of for many years. Tho painting was
known to connoisseurs through a print
in the Galleria degli Ufizzi.
Sig di Pietro, the secretary of this
gallery, was determined to find the
picture. It was known that in the
year 1700 it was in* possession of tho
Cerretani family, which is now ex
tinct.
Sig di Pietro, while examining M?r
chese della Stu fa's collection eaw the
painting and immediately identified it.
Tho Ufizzi print is" an exact reprodao
tion of the picture, which is a typical
Caravaggio. It depicts six youths, one
of whom is playing a violin, one a lute
and one a flute, while two are singing
and one is listening.-New York Sun
Ancient Stage to Be Ussd.
A moro than usually interesting dra
matic revival ls announced for April
16, when the "Agamemnon" of Aes
chylus will bo performed In the an
cient Greek theater of Syracuse.
Nearly 24 centuries have passed
since Hiero I embellished his city with
the theater which tradition attributes
to the architect Democopor Myrilla.
Aeschylus must have taken refuge
in the court of Hiero very soon after
its completion, and it may be conjec
tured that the great trilogy, which be
gan with tho "Agamemnon," was
often performed on ito stage; it is
known that the "Persae" was per
formed there and a work written for
Hiero by Aeschylus, entitled the "Et
neae," of which no trace remains.
New York Sun.
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