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?Great Commandment to His Chil
: dren ls to Love Him, and Thy
j Neighbor as Thyself.
! Christ declared that the great com
jmandment is, "Thou shalt love the
.Lord thy God with all thy heart and
with all thy soul, and with all thy
;mind." "And the second is like unto
Ut, Thou shalt love thy neighbor as
ithy&elf." The law of love is as prac
;ticabte now as it ever was. The Ameri
cans of today are not lower in the
Beale of life than were the Jews to
TOhom Christ spoke the law.
If there is any truth in evolution,
tmen are better today than then. If
[there is any hope in civilization, men
jare better today In the republic than
[they were then, under the Roman em
jpire. The Jews of today are equal to
?the Jews of Christ'B day, and wo are
?not willing to admit that the Jews of
today are better than the American
?Citizens of today. If there is any pow
der in tho Christian religion, then the
.Christians of today are equal to tho
.Jews of Christ's day, and he gave the
Haw to his countrymen. If centuries
na?*n degeneracy; if the Christian re
ligion breeds men of loss character
?and caliber than Judaism breeds, then
?ve may shrink from a law given in
[Palestine centuries ago.
Bag!rt? With Loving God.
The Question concerning the second
uaw arises because we break the first
Jaw. The man who loves God supreme
ly will have little trouble m loving his
neighbor as himself. The man who is
Indifferent to God, or rebellious against
God, cannot love his neighbor. The
man who loves God supremely can.
?God loves men. The men who love
.God look upon men as he looks upon
Not to love one's neighbor as one's
self simply proclaims that I am so
much better than my neighbor that I
am worthy of more love. I care more
ior my mirror than for my window.
J find virtues in myself that are miss
ing in my neighbor. In my judgment
he is my inferior and so unworthy of
(unequal love. Traits of character
that are worthy of love in me are
worthy cf love in him, and if I cannot
Jove them :ri him, it must bo because
they are lacking in him.
Such an attitude of mind makes lt
fvery hard fer my neighbor to love me.
?Not loving him, I become unlovely.
A cross-eyed man is not pleasing, and
ise'Move ls being spiritually cross-eyed.
JLiO^e calls for love, egotism calls for
rcontempt and you get what you call
Test Shows the Real Man.
In the supreme moments of life
naen do love their neighbors better
than themselves. When the ocean
?teamer is sinking a real man steps
?side for the weaker woman and child.
If we could live on the same high
ilevel on the sea of time the question
.of r^?cHc?b?rrty -would never arise
'The soldier loves his country better
than he loves himself, and his country
ris simply the cum total of his neigh
?hors. The fireman loves the unknown
man or woman in peril better than he
Hoves himself. Men, like violins, need
to be strung up to get the music out
?of them. Men, like mines, need to be
mined to get the treasure out of them.
.Men, like diamonds, need to be pol
ished to get the beauty out of them.
Left alone, the grape withers or rots;
.crushed, it _ gives wine Men need to
be crushed to get the real juice out
.But crushing would not free the Juice
iii it were not there What a man
Ha at his best that is he in reality.
Christ co-mnanded us to love our
neighbors as ourselves. He knew
men. Unless we are less men now
than those he faced it is practicable
?now. Under pressure when a man ls
.a? his best he does love his neigh
bor better than himself. Pressure
'breaks the skin of eeotism and frees
the juice of altruism, revealing the
juice and seeds of the real man.
Ornateness is a sin of commission
ibai nness of omission.
The childish is often the ornate Ii
Ss generally the disjointed.
Ornamentation for i cs own sake is
pcrude, barbaric or childish.
Nail your flag to the masthead 'ind
go to it in the name of the Lord.
True beaut" is only embodied in the
simple-Grecian art is an example
The words "barbaric and childish"
are near synonyms. Simple and ch:!d
jsh are opposites.
Simplicity means the wholly essen
tial-as the essential is profound, sim
plicity is profound.
The connection of simplicity with j
childishness in the popular mind has ?
?caused much confusion.
Tho time is coming when Jesus
Christ will be worth more than ten
.thousand worlds like this. Jesus
Christ is the ark that God has pro
vided. Friends, will you come into
the ark or will you die outside It?
That is for you to settle. Men may
cavil as much as they please and say
they do not believe these things, but
do you know the average life of man
?is only thirty-three years?
It is an inch of time and eternal ages
roll on. It is but a shadow and a vapor
and wo are gone. If God spared not
the angels when they fell from their
first estate and cast them out; if God
.spared not Adam; but turned him out
.of Eden; do you think he will spare
?j ou if you reject this salvation and
this offer of mercy?-Dwight L. Moody.
URGES PLANTING OF TREES
Baltimore Newspaper Points Out How
Much They Add to Appear
ance of City.
Baltimore can well approve of the
movement for more city tree plant
ing, launched by the Women's Civic
league. There Is no doubt other
cities have paid more attention than
has this to the subject, but it is one
in which all who are working for a
more attractive as well as for a larger
and more prosperous city can well
consider. While good care ls taken of
the trees in city porks and squares,
those along the street curbs are sadly
neglected, allowed to die and then
rarely replaced. Tet it is no great
task to make a tree grow along the
sidewalk. A little careful trimming,
a loosening of the earth at the roots
now and then, a watch for hugs and
borers, that's about all if the tree be
strong and healthy when it is put in
the ground. Ot course, now and then
an accident will happen and the tree
be unrooted or broken by a runaway
horse or a careless driver, but even
then it can ie easily replaced and
when young a box placed around it,
so as to shield it from harm.
Let us hope that this movement
will succeed. A thoroughfare with
handsome, healthy trees on either side
ls a city beauty spot and a valuable
city asset Land is too valuable in a
metropolis to allow the creation and
maintenance of large lawns, except in
suburban districts, but there ls plenty
of room for trees, even in streets on
which traffic is very heavy.
Arbor day, established to encourage
tree-plantiug, has amounted to little
In Baltimore, outside of the school
house program, but now it can be put
to practical use for civic betterment
and civic beauty.. Plant a few now
and you will b? surprised at the re
CHILDREN AID GOOD WORK
Even the Smallest Show Enthusiasm
In the Effort to Keep National
To turn the waste places of the city,
the vacant lots and unsightly lawns,
Into beautiful gardens filled with
blooming flowers and clinging vines
ls the object of. the People's Gardens
of Washington, and in the report for
the past year, which has just been pre
pared, what has been accomplished
along these lines is set forth. The
building up of recreation gardens for
the people of a neighborhood, the beau
tification of parkings and back yards
of the city and general stimulation
of interest in landscape gardening
have been gone into with enthusiasm
by the workers of the association and
their labors have shown surprising re
One of the noOceebre facts concern
ing the work is that a major portion
was done during the past year by lit
tle children. And lt ls in building up
the gardening inclinations of the little
one that the elders are becoming much
interested and lending a hand them
selves. The children, having acquired
a taste for gardening, ?re the ones
who are to make the capital beautiful
In the years to come It will fall up
on them to enlarge the park spaces,
preserve the trees and encourage the
planting of dooryard flowers and flow
ering shrubs. The children have ta
ken up the gardening idea as they
would take up a new game. They
have shown unusual thoroughness and
the utmost joy in their work, and even
better results are expected from their
efforts during the spring and summer
Gt;od Plan for Small Town.
Villages and small towns in all parts
of the United States would do well to
I'oi'ow the example of Williamstown,
Mass. There the town council has
adopted a scheme proposed by Presi
dent '?ar?i? ld of Williams college, and
providing that there shall be planted
annually along the roadside of the
tov a a number ol' tree:? that shall be
i-alua ble for commercial as well as
ornamental purposes. President Gar
Ueld, it seems, derived his idea from
Fra ce, where the plan has been car
ru ; out successfully and has beer.
:'t un ro be decidedly worth while.
C? r.ditions vary in different towns
arid villages of course, and in some
a sci me of this sort might be un
desir: i le or impracticable. These,
howev? r. are the exceptions, and for
a maje: itv of our smaller communities
adoption of Dr. Garfield's plan would
be an ? scellent thing. One must
wait a leng time. It ls true, before the
trees th::s planted become valuable
commercially, and It may be that the
public fund would never be swelled
very largely by income derived from
them. Y t If In France that income is
found to '.e sufficiently large to take
care of the town's most beautiful or
naments, i s trees, and In addition
leave something over for other pur
poses. there seems to be no good rea
son why the same thing should not
be true in this country.
??oost, Don't Knock.
Don't criticize the old town, unless
^ou can offer a remedy.
Necessity Has Been the Great
Teacher of Mankind Through
One of the time-honored proverbs
is that "Necessity knows no law."
Necessity has always been disliked
and abused-no kind words are used
In speaking of it-all the uncompli
mentary adjectives aro applied to it
We term it bitter, bard, harsh and un
Even the proverb is a paradox.
"Knows no law." Why, it is in itself
an inexorable law, and it imposes laws
upon all classes and all conditions ol
Necessity, if not the author, is the
authority behind every good law on
the statute books of the world. No
law should be enacted unless there
la a need for lt. If necessity knows
no lav it is not because she has noth
ing to do with law. It has a great
deal to do with lt From time Im
memorial it has been honored with
the title of mother of invention, and
invention has its existence only In
the application of laws.
Man does not like necessity, bat
what has lt not done for him? It would
be easier to enumerate what it has
not done than to enum?rate what it
"A great philosopher said: "Let ns,
my friends, build altars to beautiful
necessity; she teaches us sil."
She is the Instructor In the school
of difficulty. Most of the great au
thors, artists, statesmen and leaders
of men in every department of life
have graduated from that school. Ad
versity has its uses. A man never
fully realizes what is in him unless
necessity forces him .into action. If
he ls "dandled and nubbled" like a
baby, he will be a baby all his life."
Greatness Through Adversity.
Trials, tribulations, crosses and dis
appointments are the steps by which
true men rise to greatness. Prosper
ity ta early life far more than ad
versity weakeu, and deadens the pow
ers for achievement, as has been said,
"Necessity oftener than facility, has
been the mother of invention, and that
the most prolific school of all has been
the school of difficulty. Some of the
best workmen ta the world have had
the most indifferent tools to work
In the face of difficulty man ls
spumed to rise above the handicaps
of his progress. The hardships to
which the brave and true are subject
ed usually prove ta the end to be kind
ness. The difficulties and dangers
overcome turn to blessings. Human
experience continually exemplifies the
teachings of Samson's riddle?
Out of the eater came forth meat.
And out of the strone came forth sweet
And Its answer:
What ls sweeter than honey?
And what ls stronger than a lion?
Beasts of prey do not yield meat for
man, yet food came from the Blain
lion; and out of the strong, or the Ut
ter, came forth sweetness.
So in all life's experience. In the
hours of difficulty and danger we face
the destroyer and devourer of our
hopes. In courageously meeting and
overcoming the enemy we reap the
food of victory, and out of the bitter
struggle there comes sweetness.
Learn in Hard School.
The school of difficulty is the great
warning school for the development
of man's highest powers of achieve
ment and success in the world. It is
equally so in the spiritual as ta the
The trials and tribulations encoun
tered ta the struggle against sin and
evil work out a far more exceeding
and eternal weight of glory. All the
promises are to "him that overcom
eth." If there were no difficulties to
be met. there would be nothing to
The Christian's greatest gain is
through the training ta the school
of difficulty. He has foes to meet.
Lions are in the way. The would-be j
destroyed and destroyer of his soul
mutt be destroyed or put to flight
ere he reaches rhe goal.
r? not tN> way to heavenly pain
Through eitrth?y grief and less?
Rest must be won l.y toll and rain
The crown re-pays the cross.
As woods when shaken by the br?ese
Take deeper, firmer root;
As winter's frosts but multo the trees
Abound in summer fruit;
So ?.very henven-senl pans nnd throe
That Christian firmness Irles
But n?rvea u? for our work below
And form? us l'or the skies.
Sphere of Wemen.
Whatever concerns the home is and
must romain of close appeal to women,
and particularly of progressive women. ?
The opponents of the feminist move
ment never weary of repeating the
well-worn dictum that the sphere of
wftman is the home, but they tai! to
perceive that homes aro not separate
and isolated entities. They are the
foundation of the Christian si ale and
touch national and individual lit? at all
points and at all times. Women have
awakened to the fact that the real
home can only be gained by reforming
and, indeed, re-creating, the social
agencies that are Instrumental in
shaping its character. So that nothing
which affects the home can be foreign
io the sphere of woman. Hence the
natural and inevitable expansion of
tho field of woman's activity which has
been the main characteristic of this
Brevity is ta writing what charity is
to all thc other virtues. Righteousness
is worth nothing without the one, nor
authorship without the other.-Sydney
(Conducted by the National Woman's
Christian Temperance Union.)
? FIGURES-AND FIGURES
j At the banquet given in Chicago
by the Brewers' association to Mr.
j Vopica, che newly appointed United
States minister to the Balkan States
! and one of their own number, the
i speakers attempted to show up their
I business as one of the financial props
; of the country.
Among the statements made were
1- The brewers own and operate
1,400 extensive plants, manned by 67,
000 wage earners on whom 300,000 de
: pend for legitimate livelihood and sup
j 2. The brewers of this , country
. have an invested capital of $670,000,
000, and the value of their nnual
products ls $375,000,000. They pay out
in wages and salaries annually $63,
3. They use annually $100,000,000
worth of grain and other materials,
j Granting that these figures are cor
rect let us remember that the account
between the nation and the brewers
has a debit as well as a credit side.
Put over against the "value of the pro
duce" and the 67,000 employes with
their "wages and salaries" the amount
of inefficiency and the number of
deaths caused by the alcohol In beer
-Inefficiency and deaths which entail
an army of delinquents and depend
ents tor the state to care of-and the
1,400 brewing plants are found to he
quite as serious a drain upon the
country's assets (Its finances and Its
citizenship) as are the distilleries
which some of the beer men are try
ing to put out of business.
As regards the amount of grain
used by the brewers, let us listen to
Prof. John A. Nichols of Boston, who
has made an exhaustive study of the
drink question from the financial and
industrial viewpoint. Following is an
excerpt from his text book, "Eco
nomic Studies in the Liquor Prob
lem." prepared for the course of study
of the young people's branch of the
Woman's * Christian Temperance
"Investigation shows that only a
very small part of the farmers' pro
ucts are taken by the breweries and
I distilleries. For instance, during the
fiscal year ending June 30, 1911, 114,
508,855 bushels of barley, wheat, rye,
corn and oats were used in making
alcoholic liquors. But the farmers
raised, during the year 1910, a total
of 5,143,187,000 bushels of these same
grains and this shows that the liquor
traffic uses less than two and a half
per cent of the five leading grain
crops of the land. For every bushel
of grain used by the breweries and
distilleries more than forty-four and
three-fifths bushels are used for legi
timate food purpdses. One of every
on?* hundred dollars' worth of grain1
sold by the farmer the brewer and
distiller buy about $2.25% worth."
(Query: If brewers and distillers
combined use less than 2% per cent,
of the farmers' grain, what proportion
is used by the brewers alone?)
A PERTINENT QUE8TION.
Under the caption "Alcohol Causes
Most Woe," the Chicago Tribune re
cently called attention to the annual
report of the court o? domestic rela
tions Just given to the public. "Un
impeachable figures, incapable of
mendacity," it says, shows that the
"demon rum" is the cause of 46 per
cent, of the breaktng-up-of-family
The report advocates a law compell
ing keepers of prisons and workhouses
to pay a portion of the earnings of de
serters to their wives and children.
Why not urge a law which will reduce
the number of deserting husbands 46
per cent? As Jack London points out
in his biographical story, "John Bar
leycorn," men drink because alcohol
is everywhere "accessible.''' Why not
make inaccesible that which "'causes
most woe" to families and most trou
ble to the state? To a voting citizen
and a taxpayer this question seems
in order, and ene that will not down
until satisfactorily answered.
LIQUOR AT ASEURY PARK.
Asbury park, where, in November,
the National W. C. T. U. held ILS I
fortieth annual convention, has n resi
dent population of 25,000, and more
than a million people visit the city
each summer. Its founder made in
every deed a restriction against the
manufacture or sale of intoxicating
liquor, although as far as ho knew,
there was not at that time another
seaside resort or Incorporated town or.
the American continent or in Europe
where in the deeds the sale of liquor
was prohibited. Croakers and timid
ones predicted thal a total abstin
ence seaside resort only fifty miles
frcm New York could never be a suc
cess. The result hus proved ?he con
trary. Asbur.y Park is the social and
commercial center of the north New
HARM IN MODERATION.
It ls not the one who goes on an oc
casional spree and then abstains who
sustains the greatest injury. The one
who resorts to alcohol in small doses
daily is being injured to a greater ex
tent than the man who drinks to ex
cels occasionally. It is the continu
ous mild irritation that brings about
thf? organic degenerative changes In
the blood vessels and organs of the
body; The man who indulges immod
erately on widely .separated occasions
gives bis body a chance to re cu persia.
-Dr. D. H. Kress, Washington,
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