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THE WASHINGTON TIMES. TUESDAY; JANUARY 8; 1918.
Billy Sunday Tells Thousands Why Washington Needed a Revival of : Spirit
(CopyrULt, 1S17. by William Ashley Sundsy.1
j The prophecy or Habakkuk. thud
chapter, second verse: "O Irfird. re
vlve Thj work in the midst of llie years
In wrath remember mercy."
The question that naturally aria
in your mind is. "What is this ip
viral the Trophet is praying for and
Realized the people needed?"
Well, a revial is a purely philo
sophical result of the right use bf
j divinely appointed mean.
I When I cat food when 1 am hun
KIT. put warm clothes on when I am
cold: build a fire whcn-I am freezing
that Is the right use of the divine!
appointed means. God didn't ex
poet me to warm mjself with a cake
of Ice. And o I take medicine -when
I am sick That is the rlgkr use of
the divinely appointed means.
Fanner's Vbe Itlxfat Way.
The farmer plows the ground and
plants the seed. That is the right
usn of divinely appolnteu means, and
if you don't do it you won't have a
potato to stick j our fork in or a lof
of bread to cut a hunk off of.
"If God didn't melt the snows in
March and kiss away the icicles, and
cause the preen to come, by next
spring we would be done. That is
how much dependent you an "u God.
.and yet some of you never tnonK God
r for a meal you shovel down your old
esoph igus any more than a hog drinking
Now I will bet my life a muutuae
of- jou here todiy have eaten your
breakfast and dinner, and jou liaen't
' thanked God for a morsel of food that
has kept your old carcass, alive, to this
day All right! If other people who
' profess to be your friends treated ou
with the same Indifference and Ingrati
tude that you do God. jou woufdn't have
any friends on earth.
i . ot Sllnute.
' 0 Lord", revile Thy work." It is
, riot a miracle. There is a fallacj preva
jjent today, and that Is the opinion that
j promoting religion is something peculiar
fn Itself, and cannot be judged by the
urdinarj rules of causes and effects.
. -Above my heil there is a cause ana
on effect. What is the cause? The
dynamo. When you are sick, why that's
a cause. What Is the effect? Find out.
Remove the cause and you will get welL
When you hae a headache, don't rub
some dope on your head. Ninety-nine
times out of a hundred ou are digging
Jjour own grave with jour teeth. The
trouble is In your stomach, not in our
pean. So remove the cause and you will
get well. So the wise physician now
jjadays hunts around for the cause and
Jjie removes that and puts the bloom
jjof. health on jour cheek.
Would Starve to Ileal.
' .Suppose we walked out and
preached to the farmers and we said,
("Well, God is a Sovereign."
' All right' That is true.
"And God will give you a crop
only when he pleases to give you a
.crop, and for you to plow and plant
.as though you expected the crop. It
And suppose the farmers were
fools enough to believe it, and they
.acted accordingly. We'd starve to
death. It pleases God to give the
-fanner a crop when he plows the
ground and plants the seed, and it
J 'pleases God to gie him nothing when
(the is too darned lazy to do it.
ises God to save souls.
when you. are man enough to do what
God wants ou to do, and It pleas.
God to not do it when you don't do
your part. In other words, God
won't give a man a crop and let him
,1oat around under the shade and fan
.himself, and sip lemonade and say,
"O. isn't it hot?"
Has to Get Oni and Work.
God expects him to get out and
iplow the ground and plant the sesd.
dig up furrows, and shoot gophers and
Such results aie sure to follow in
the Churches if they can be persuaded
that promoting a great religious and
moral awakening isn't something
.mysterious and has no connection be
.tween the means and the end Her
la the end; the means, the dynamo.
And so there Is a connection between
(the means and the end. If ther
'wasn't there wouldn't be any end, and
'If the dynamo wasn't running ther
(w'ould be no lights. And so, there
lore, the effect is always In propor
itlon to the cause, and the cause in
proportion to the effect. Here is th.
Affect. The dvnamo is the cause.
JSo if you have got the itch there Is a
reason for it. Se, it is all true
i So a revival is the return of the
ichureh from her backslldlngs, her
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Vatfon of the unsaved.
And it also includes, first of ill
.conviction of sin on the part of th
MY MEAL A
a .Few ioiks sunering irom Kidney
and bladder troubles ever think that
the meals which the) are taking are
J hastening their death , Every morsel
' of food taken, gives up its quantltj
"'of uric acid. This poison is taken
XJinto the system through a diseased
condition of the kidneys and bladder.
J'ln the healthy man nature provides
J an outlet for this poison. Those In ill
j health must take a medicinal help to
drive this death-dealing poison from
! the system. For over 100 years GOLD
! MEDAL. Haarlem OH Capsules have
J1 been doing this work. They effect
prompt relief in an aiseases arising
from kidney and bladder troubles.
Dan't put off this vital matter of at
iienamg to your neaitn unui it is
time to make your funeral arrange
'utanta. Get a box of GOLD MEDAL
Haarlem OH Capsules today. Look
for the genuine. Your druggist sells
J them. They.are guaranteed or money
It refunded. Insist on GOLD MEDAL
We'll Be Waiting When You Come Back Home
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The manager of music for the Billy Sunday meetings, allows The Times to give FIRST publication to this new
both words and music, and is expected to be immedately popular.
church. Judgment must begin, not I
at the brewery, not In the red light '
.!.i.i. -- in th. -hi. wav burl
I judgment must begin at the House of
I God. That's where It has got to
start. God's people have got to first
get right, and if this city falls on
(her knees -with the tears of repent
ance coursing down her cheeks. It
I will ba because the church of Jesus
Phrlbf .-im tm A fVlA h1n Of
! Lord against the mighty. I fP " aounneat in cnurcri is me
Judgment begins In the House of'Mt awake In a leg show. And
;Cod. It Is a new beginning of obeS- ";hn ou men and women with
ience to God. AH right! So. there- their names on a church record, lead
' fore, we are all Americans. But In '" the ho8ts 'he devil. t0 Perd1'
n ft el aval Inn nt war lhat means
new beginning of our allegiance to
ouc country, the renewal of our fidel
ity. That's what it means, that's
RMt a rnvlval means. It means a
renewal of your fidelity and the be
ginning anew of your duties and ob
ligations. Faftth Like Health.
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People have their health renewed,
People that live in the city go to me .
Peonle that live In the I
V1UL J. CW .M ...W ." -
.. ...- ,. --,--- "when the sinners are careless. It Is
live in the mountaina go to the sea- ag much the duly of the church to
shore. People that live at the sea-' arouse herself and work and pray
shore go to the mountains. People for the salvation of the unsaved as it
who live in Tv'ew York go to Palm 8 my friend, for the fire depart
Beach. Pe,ple who live In Palm . ment to respond when the alarm
Beach come to New York. People J sounds What would you think of
down South go North. People up , tj,e city fire department, if. when the
Vnrth Vm Smith. KA We are a9 ml- I alarm I. -Annnan ti.1. UAIltH b4.
cratory as the bird, all looking forJarounrl and talk and gas, my friends '
some influence or atmosphere that, and plav cards, and let the city burn?'
will be conducive to health, so that xvhat do you think that God thinks!
we can renew the bloom of healthlof tn- church when he has sounded!
upon our cheek. And If Christians . tne alarm, raised the banner, and ask
are full or the spirit of prayer, sin-; ej that every man and woman that is
ners will read it: and if they are cold, WOrth living or worth killing to get
Indifferent, porphyraceous, critical, junder It and show their colors It
fault finding, grumbling, crochety f. as much your duty to respond to
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God. YOU don't have to get out and
fill your old hide full of booze in ;
uiui .v kucc .c j,iii v. uvu.
When the doctor comes to your
home and looks at your tongue and
It looks like the corner of a blanket.
he prescribes for your difficulty. You
take the medicine no matter how bit
ter and nauseating. If he only prom
ises to keep the embalming fluid out
of your veins, and the notice out of
the paper, "No Flowers.- You want
to beat the undertaker.
When Revival's deeded.
When Is a revival needed or when
I- a doctor needed When is the fire-
mi.n needed? vi,e-. ,or hm... i. --.
When is a revial needed When we
ret run donn SDlritualh We need
doctor when we become run down phyji-
calhr Very well! And so a revival is
needed when tliere is a want of broth
erly lore, when there la dissension, leal-
oujlr. e 11 speaking, and faultfinding.
Oh. It shows we have got mighty far from
God when religion doesn't prosper. God
pity the community where business may
prosper, and society, and politics, and
other things which are all right In them
selves, but God s cause Is headed on a
sidetrack and the switch locked, and
God's cot to take the las- end In collec
tions. If )ou have n, penny you give ItjeunerT
10 iroa. ana a oouar to ine uevn. ine
I-ord has got to take the short end of
Xo Free Lunch Proposition.
I am getting tired of putting God's
cause on a kind of free lunch prop
ospltlon or a bargain counter sale. No !
Now, there is nothing that can put an
end to all that like a retival of religion.
It will put an end to it like water will
put an end to fire, and like medicine
puts an end to dlease. Wo want some-lar, PnsUved. and brutallred. and de
thing that will .top the progress of the I monli'd. and stupefied by the cur.
disease that Is boring its way toward ! nff, corroding powers or sin which
our itals So we want something that), tr J0.,,r hearts. If ou are free
Is going to stop the great flood tide of I f rom tue sins that enslaved Adam, in
the influences thai are damning, and the name of God don't sit down and
rotting, and corroding, and infecting. f0jd your arms and let them go to the
and infesting, and biting like a I devil and you do nothing to try and
pestilence, and makng our bojs and
Blrls derelicts out upon the high seas
of delicate, nervous,
rundown people 100
per cent In ten days
in many instances.
J10O forfeit if It
falls as per full ex
planation In large
article soon to ap
pear In this paper
Aal; vntir dtvlnp Hi-
lrugglst about It. James O'Donnell's
Drug Stores and People's Drug Stores
always carry it In stock.
.A Brand New Billy Sunday Hyfnri
It Will Be Sung for the First Time During the Washington Revival.
BOUER A. ROOEHIATXK .
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U Omwtvt mtlmf Thi u4 fill frwWui
going so fast that you can't set them
for the fog.
"Oh. Liord. revive thv work." and it'
. manifest a revival is needed, when
j It Is manifest that the church is sunk
en low down, degenerated into a third
rate amusement house bureau, andi
when you can scare up a bigger crowd!
at a leg show than you can at a. pray-J
er meeting. There is something!
wrong. Usually the fellow that,
Keep On DaLng It.
I have put my fist under the nose
of that dirty bunch for twenty years,
and I expect to do It until I go home.
I want that gang to see there Is no
one of them can put one over on me
and browbeat me. I know a lot of
0f Ha this, aide perdition, ir they
ever told the truth I have never heard
- revival is neeaea wnen me wio-
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eu mumvu wicr 111c ciurvii. aim men
lm. can, as nis, tut inenas, ior m
firemen to rennnnd whan the ilirm I
sounded. It Is sk much your dity tojehurch Sunday morning. They never
i respond to the can or uoa as it I- roricomu out w piajci mwiiMi. ..;
I men and women to respond when Con-' ore out on the golf links Sunday
!. - .,. declares war and the declare-1 afternoon and never come near tno
' ton of .,,. wjthout guns and men to church Sunday night, and unless the.o
back them us Is as asinine as u base
ball game without a ball or a locomo
tive without steam.
Dent Miaal gsaaetlane.
When may a revival be expected
Well, when the wicked
nes. or the
stresses the i
wicked grieves and distresses
church. Sometimes people don't
seem to mind the sins of others. Can
It be that von can see the ways of.
Ith the flower of our'.nd groaned and writhed in agony.
fin crowned w
land; can it be that you can see men i
staggering and reeling, and omltinc. j
and Jabbering, and
spewing into the arms of their wies I
ana cniiaren; can iv ue wim yuu can i
see the wrecked mannooa ana woman
hood and girls selling their virtue
with the dew damp on their brow
young In yeara and old In sin and
know more about dabbling In sin I
when they are seventeen years of age i
than their grandmothers did when
they were seenty years or ago they
sprouiea ions skifis yei.
Waen Chnrch Is CrTeted.
When the wickedness of the wick
ed grieves the church or GCJ. a revi
val is needed. So many people,
when they speak of it, it Is in a cold,
callous, porhjraceous kind of a way.
Oh. but if you are humble and right
with God, then you will fall on jour
face and hhed tears of anguish over
the fact that other men and women J
rescue the perishing.
You ar.e a fool If jou do that God
Is looking for the men and women
who are willing to go dawn into the
slum- and help to rescue men anu
women for the name of Jesus Christ.
Spirit of He. Mai.
Now, when may the revival bo ex
pected? When Christians have the
spirit of prayer for a revival; not talk
and the spirit of grumbling because
something may be said that you don't
like. Well, that is the evidence that
that is the thing you needed or you
would have liked it. So I have got
your number, sis. If I say something
yau don't like, take a tip from me and
keep our mouth shut, because other
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people will know that It was Just the
thing you needed.
And it is time that the church
J should awaken and put on her
strength, nd that is the spirit of
prayer: not of money. Tes, sir! It
Is the spirit of prayer for a revival.
They will pray If their hearts are set
on a revival. Sometimes Christians
pray for a revival but their minds
are on something else, and they just
go through motions to kill time.
Whenever they read the Bible they
read the 117th Psalm that only has
two verses ta it Just to save Ume.l
win -v.t Me Dealed
Wlll 7ft Be Deaied.
And when you want a revival like '
a hungry man feels his want of food,
a dying man his want of health, then
you will not be denied And when
you are deep in earnest -for the salva-
tlon of the lost, when this spirit a
manifest, unless the Spirit of God is
Bricvca, men ;uu wiu oo tb ..
and women will be saved Just as na-
tf-allv na flia. uitn ahtnea flr water
seeks lta level
"O Lord, revive thy work." Some-
times ministers have had this desire
and otheru hae followed them. I
went Into a town In Iojva one time to
preach. The pastor of the Congre
gational Church the richest church
in town and they had the -least re
ligion too If they ever had any re
ligion I never heard anybody accuse
them or it but they had a slashing
good pastor. He came to ray room
one day and lie said.
'' " ve sol some of the biggest
hearted men In this city in my church.
I've got some of the biggest
They are good to me,
n . ...
me an automobile the other day. They i
raised my salary 500. They are
cnnit inii Vln.i in me. hut I want some-1
e thing besides kindness and sympathy
1 ! and their money. They don't come to
ni-hnrrh Sundav mornlnir. They never
mei In my church are ready ana
willing to put themselves in this at
mosphere that their hearts might be
touched and they might be brought '
on their knees before God and be-'"'
come something more than
passive force and power, -ometUlnB
Innr. rhan inat a name I -end In rav 1
more than Just a name I send in my
annual report to, I will die. I
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vtniaea in Agony.
He fell on his knees and he r.-lled
and the tears rolled down his chxeks
ne rivers of water.
A bunch of
those fellows steeled themselves and
wouldn't allow themselves to come I
into mat aimospnere unaer tne in
fluence that would make them de
cent. Some people seem to be afraid
they will do some decent thing be
fore they go to hell. They ateelea
themselves and they didn't come, and
, broke down, so great was his
burden. They gave him a vacation,
They sent him to Pasadena, and three
months later they laid him beneath
the eucalyptus and peppers trees
of Pasadena, and there ho sleeps.
waiting for the trumpet to sound on
the resurrection day.
Sometimes the preachers have con
cern, sometimes a deacon, or elder,
or steward, or official of the church,
or member of it; but God will honor
whoever possesses that spirit of con
cern that men and women might be
Expects Us ta Help.
"O Lord, rehe Thy work." It is
God's work, but God expects you and
me to help Him In the world. All
through you have got to help. Like
a fellow out in Missouri said, the
best prayer he ever offered was when
he was standing on his head. He fell
Into a dr, well and he commenced
to pray and then he commenced to
yell, and If he hadn't he would hae
been there yet, for God answered
his prayer when he cut lose, for a
fellow heard htm over In the field. So
you have got to do something, too.
In this proposition. The Lord Is
ready to do Ills part always. I am
not trying to get God willing.
Some people act as though prayer
la trying to overcome God's reluc
tance to bless. Oh, no! If God was
no moro anxious to bless than some
people are to be blessed, the world
would be In hell long ago. I am not
talking God to get Him willing
When Is a revival needed? When
the preaching and other efforts of
the church ar not aimed toward the
song. It has the martial spirit in
salvation of souls. A young preacher
came to Spurgeon one time and he
complained that nobody was convert
ed through his efforts. Spurgeon
said to him:
"Why. you don't preach as though
you expected people to be converted
at every service, do you?"
"He said: "Certainly not." ,
Spurgeon said; "You have an
swered ypur own Inquiry."
He who expects results is a long
way toward victory and toward sue-
cess in the world.
Many times they preach but they
haye n0 P-"1"!"- desire to see any-
body .aVed ,nd If the sinner should
et up and walk down the aisle with
the tears rolling down his cheeks
and accept Jesus- Christ after soma
rm Uoaw the preaCher. don.t expect
anybody converted and they are
n.ver disappointed either, take it
Particular Effort First.
Now, you need expect no revival
until a particular effort Is made.
; There never will be a success in any-
tiling in any battle, science, art.
There would not be a ship on the sea.
there would not be a railroad train,
there would not be a tunnel, there
would not be a building erected, you
would not have a dress on your back
nor a suit of clothes, nor a pair of
shoes on your feet unless somebody
made the particular effort. If peo
ple are saved. It Is because some
body's put forth an effort. You
don't expect me fo do. It any more
a on t expect me to do. it any more
"i"n ou .x",ec' ,,1P,re,id1ent t0
" " ima n.i.
He will do his part,
i will do mine.
it is up to you to do
"Oh, Lord, relve thy work.'
W'hen Christians confess their
' '"L0""1 you, ev" wa,k up
to " r wJ?an. nd say:
. Thls ' T shorteomlng. What
Did on Ever Do Ilf
It may be j.our temper and one
thing or another, but did you ever
do it? When Christians confess their
sins or their faults one to another
jomeltmes they do confess Oh. but
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Sometimes, they do, but In eloquent
1ept nagging and teasing for a chance
fo ,. ooked a. th h , wan,
A , 5how of h vjce bM fln)Ijp
,d to show off her voice, bit finally
Jioay saia sue might sing. Mie came
down in decollette attire, her collar
"" ';, and sh .walked upon
script She kicked her train, then she
sang "Ah a-a a-a." All hot air Every
H.vii f h.n K...rf it k..t th... ...'...
gj, ,n-.. listening. Ha! Ha' Ha
But when they break down, pour out
their heart, then God will life the flood
gates of hi- blesslngiand he will flood
the land with his benediction
Willing To Sacrifice.
"O Lord, revive thy work." Now you
will sec a revival when you are willing
to make sacrifices. There has never
been anything accomplished that some
body didn't make a sacrifice. We stand
today and wae the Stars and Stripes
and sing, "My Country TIs or Thee" in
stead of "God Save the King" becau-e
they made a sacrifice. They fought be
hind the rocks at Bunker Hill and Lex
ington and Concord, and they dyed the
hills of New England red with their
blood That Is the reason why we sing
It. Somebody has cot to do It. and
I Great God we have got .10 many dead
' ontB around In the church. It Is enough
to drne a man to drink.
Now when you are willing to make a
sacrifice. .sncriJVe jour feelings. In
Heaven' name don't come here and
listen to me through j-our prejudices.
!eae them at home. Leave your feel
logs at home. You have no need of them
Wara Against Faults.
So I war against faults, not virtues,
over them, don't spread them around.
I war against your sins, not against
j-ou. When the doctor comes to jour
house he has no quarrel with the dis
ease lhat threatens to put j-ou under the
sod, but not with you. I have a qual
rel with the sin that will make that girl
a prostitute. I have a quarrel with the
sin that will make that man a drunkard.
I have a quarrel with the man that Wjtll
stick a gun under your nose and demand
jour money. I have a quarrel with that
dirty low-down blackguard. 1 hae a
quarrel with the devil.
I will do anything to help tho sin-
ner. I ask no quarter from tlu deviL
I give him none. The sacrifice of
your feelings, of your business that
aon t mean to give up your business;
that means let the clerk run It. He
would have to run It If yau were sick
on your back. You drop up here In
the afternoon and he will run It while
you are rone.
fitre God a Chance.
Now again, the sacrifice of your
time! Plan to give God a chance
In these days. Come and see what the
Lord will' do. The sacrifice of your
money! Plan to come "and bring
somebody. And when you come In
remember it is more than a taber
nlckel. And give of your influence. Throw
all your Influence on the side of God
and on the side of religion. You
will have the" best chance to show
what kind of stuff you are made of
In the next few weeks you have.ever
had in your life. You will hear more
curbstone, bar-room, cabaret, thea
ter, theology, than you have ever
heard in your life.
Slaat IT Far God.
Yes, and then atand up for God.
You have a. chance to double your fist
and .put It under some fellow's nose
or la his fay e for Jesus Christ, and if
a man stands up and taiks against
your wlfe'andlnsults her, I wouldn't
give that for you. If you didn't have
red blood enough In your veins to
send him to the mat. AH right! No
body can Insult Jeiut Cbrlft In my
presence without a -crap no" don't
forget that. If you .-- you can
H'pe your dirty feet on th church or
sneer at-the church of Jesus Christ
without .a cfap rrom your uncie
Fuller; you have doped it out wrong,
you have aho t her ru ess cimlng.
Now. Jet me ask. you a question.
Ton can aee or expect a revival when
you- are willing. I"want you to get
this point. You may have a revival
when you are willing to have God
promote that revlyal. using whatever
Instrumentalities and 'methods He
pleases to use. In other words, you
wouldn't- dictate to God and tell Him
what to do. You don't tel; God when
the sun rises. You don't tell God
you would rather have it rise In the
west instead of the east It don't
make- any difference, it will rise In
the east whether you like it or not.
So you can't change it.
God's Flan far Farsalag.
God's plan Is to plow the ground
and plant the seed In April and May
not January and.Ifebruary. So you have
got to work In harmony with God. That
Is the Lord's plan. God has a plan In
nature. God baa a plan In religion. So
work in harmony with the Lord and you
see what will happen it you ao iu so
therefore you can have, a revival when
you are willing that GoI Aimigniy anaii
promote that revl-al. employing what
eer instrumentalities and methods he
Now. jou can teu wneiner or not you
need a revival If you are willing that
God should do It- Then thafa evidence
that yoeTfeel that you need to have It
done. Second, you can tell whether or
not you will have It. because ir you are
not willing that God should promote it.
mIk wnltever ltrumentSueV and
awsttodTta Setae Tou win never have
It Third, von can tell why you have
nottsirbecause you are not waling
that God ahould promote It. using what-
ever means and methods ne pleases, do
there Is the whole secret of tne wnoie
proposition right there.
What -Would Tan Say.
Now. let me ask you a question. Sup
pose that Jesus should walk down that
aisle, visible body and form, walk up on
this platform. I would step aside, and
Jesus Christ should sa&- to this audience,
"Are -ou willing that God should pro
mote this revival in Washington, using
whatever instrumentalities and methods
Now. let me ask you a question .Sup-
What would be jour answer? What
would J-ou say to him? Come on. what
would you say? Would you say "jes?"
How nany of you- would say "yes
Lord. youS can?" Put up your hands.
Now. it Is up to you. not to God. I
want to know what your answer
would be to the Lord. Verj w-elL
the Lord won't come. But the Lord
said, "Bill, you go down there and
ask them for me."
Here Isr Jfaoae of 'Lor.
So I am here In the name of the
Lord to ask you that question today.
Are you ready and willing that God
Almighty should promote this awak
ening, using whatever instrumentali
ties and methods he pleases? If so,
don't grumble and growl at my vo
cabulary or because I don't wear a
white neck-tie or a Prince Albert
coat. If I pu-my hands In my pock
ets don't go out and grumble. If you
can do It better than I can, sister, I
will keep way. Oh, j'ou can't. All
right, thank you.
Now then, how can he promote It?
Juat a few words. Break up your
fallow ground. What is rallow
ground It Is ground that Is capable
or doing great things, but has done
nothing. Fallow ground Is ground
that produces nothing but old tin
cans, boots, shoes, corsets, and brick
bats, and anything else you throw
The Mayer of Detroit.
They elected a man mayor of De
troit, Mich.. Hazen Pingree a peach
of a fellow- and he looked around
and saw there was vacant .prop
erty enough In the corporate
limits of Detroit that waa fallow,
which. If broken up and plowed and
planted would produce food enough
to feed the people, and they got the
people that owned the property to
get the people to farm It, and they
raised potatoes on -that ground, that
had produced nothing but brick bats
and corsets, to feed the people in
Detroit a whole week.
The Agricultural Department has
estimated that If the people would
break up the ground In their back
j-ards -.nd plant vegetables, they
could raise ST50,0)0,000 worth of
vegetables. The Agricultural De
parimnt ought to send out word. They
ought to send it out through the
major and through the superinten
dent or every school In this country,
to have the people break up the fal
low ground and plant the vacant
spots, for If this war continues, you
will find that you will scrape the
bottom of your meal barrel before
the "Dove of Peace" ever sails over
Will Cnt Bill In Two.
Yon bet your Ufe j-ou won't gor
mandize your appetites at Delmonl
co's or the Waldorf Astoria. They
will cut the bill right In two. We
have got ground enough to feed the
world Those fellows have got Vo
have something to eat over there.
Wo have got to have something to
eat here We have got to break up
the fallow ground
There are men and women down In
Billy Sunday For Increase in
Pay of Clerks r
"I think an increase in pay for Government clerks
is a nedessity to meet an economic condition that, has
arisen because of the war. "
"I understand that rents have more than doubled in
Washington since the beginning of the war. Other
things haye gone up in price;. Food lias increased. Fuel
is higher.' Therefore it seems to me thai theonly answer
the Government can make to the increased cost of living
is a proportionate increase in the salaries of, their em
Billy Sunday to The Tiffies.
the haunts of sin, and if Jesus Christ
could get down to their hearta he
would revive this old world And make
It blossom like Paradise that Is now
nothing but a mildew and a blight
and a pestilence. God is capable of
doing great things if you will giro
him a chance to work through, you.
Frepar 'your haarts and minds to
bring forth fruit. Look at your
heart. See where you are. Prepare
your hearts and minds. Examine your
state of mind. See where you are,!
or. as my friend Tom Watson says.
"Where you are at."
Examine the state of your mind.
Consider your alms. Look back over
the past. It's a good thing. Look at
your present. Take individual sins
ana name them. Take a pencil ana
paper and write them down. A gen
eral confession of sin will never do.
They were committed one by one.
Confess them one by one. Don't Job
tot them. Write" them down. Say,
"Lord, a lie. neighborhood gossip,
proud," oh, mercy, chalk them down,
I don't know what they are. It's
none of my business. But, say. "Lord,
here It is: "Weasel-eyed, see more
throutrh a keyhole than through a
door four blocks away."
Slaa of Oaalsslea.
And then, sins of omission things
that you have omitted to do that you
should have done. That Is the great
trouble today. Oh, the want of love
for God! Say, lady. If you rouna
that some other woman waa winning
the affection and love or your nus-
band; he was buying her coats ana
hats and dresses, feeding her on beef
steak, taklnr her out Joy-rldlng
Just tell me on the square, you
needn't answer wouldn't It alarm
you If you saw some other woman
wriggling and worming her lnfamou
carcass In the affection of the man.
who, under the perfume of the orango ,
blossom, promised to be true to you
long as the aky and waves were .
Don't you think God . Almighty's
got a little feeling, and-rhen God
sets me aevii is.wonnmg ui roit-
tble old carcase into your aiiecuon,
and you work harder to advance the
Interest of the devil, you work hard-
er to make somebody drunk than
sober, you work harder to ruin some-
hndv than to brine- them to Jesus ,
body. than to bring them to Jesus
Christ, don't you think that God Al
mighty's alarmed? Then stir your
self and examine your heart.
Wait of Love for God.
Want of love for God! Want of
love for the Lord Now, some of
you neglect your Bible, and there
are cases where some of you for
weeks and months haven't read the
Bible. I'll bet there are hundreds or ana men go cram yourself and Jam
you here this afternoon who haven't yourself fuH of food that may be needed
looked Into the Bible. Hundreds of on the fl-ing liner asked Billy,
you never look into the Bible except '.Anl?,U:r y , uo a SUeS"on for
of the family dies or gets married. promlnent ,.- who attended the Sun
and the you make a family record n,eht Kitx stnj another way in
to keep the family record straight. whIch Bm w jhawint: j,j, jntens epatri
Thafs right! Oh. dear! Then, no otUra Is his offer of the tabernacle to
wonder your life is spent In wrang- the boys In uniform Tor a place to rest at
ting. No wonder It Is a happy-go- night
lucky, clder-chalk-and-vlnegar kind. "Well make this old building a bar
Then unbelief! Oh my! Instances racks. If that Is necessary to make our
where you have blamed God Instead t boys comfortable." he said. The first
of blaming yourself. Don't blame Invitation to the men In uniform was ex
God. God isn't to blame. God nevSr tended at the first service. As a result
did anything wrong. He can't. You soldiers and sailors and marines have
are wrong, not the Lord. Don't try to been attending the services la large
saddle It off on the Lord. No, not at numbers. '
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announced: "Weil. I'm ready; Bring
on the work."
In a blue" 'bathrobe, he put- in, the
early hours shaping up material for
hla sermons and golgg through his
Billy declared himself In fine fet
tle and In the best trim for fighting
sin and booze since he started to war
on "the devil's instruments."
Special reservations for the night
meeting haye been made for. those co
operating in. the neighborhood prayer
Billy Sunday's unauenchahle na
trlotlsm I. going to "assert itself "in
WashlngtonMn some unusual ways. It
became known today. After an
official . visit to-the. Secretaries, of
War and Navy, and Joe Tumulty, see-
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Isnj at every' opportunity, and la prac
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