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A NEW CICILIZATION- A NI
Here upon the continent of Nc
America, destiny has determii
that there shall arise a new so^
eign race, stalwart in physical frai
tig in mental mold, strQiig in mc
convictions, broad in sympatl
which shall be world wide and c
v?rsal, and clad in the garments
physical beauty, mental culture i
spiritual power-a new race, a n
type of manhood, a rare type of A
manhood, a new civilization-a n
From the old world to the n
world the sons of men are coming
behold them! They are sailing o^
every sea. Over the blue waters
the Mediterranean, over the ci
waters of the Atlantic, over 1
warm waters of the Pacific, over t
Indian Ocean, over the Yellow Si
over the sea of Japan, over the Soi
% sea. They are coming! Coming
people a new world. Coming to pi
duc? a new race. Coming to enthro
a new civilization.
They are coming! From Rus:
with her diamonds and rags, frc
Germany with her soldiers a:
scholars, from France with her fr
and independent thought, frc
Egypt with her tombs and pyramh
from Greece with her isles and mon
ments, from Rome with her reli
and ruins, from Italy with mart
and bonze, from England with h
cathedrals and chapels, from Chi;
with her idols and altars, from P?
estine with her memories and phop
ecies. They are coming, from all n
tions, from all lands, and from ?
They are coming! Men born on tl
banks of the Euphrates, men wi
"have labored on the shores of tl
INile, men who have been cradled c
tthe banks of the Rhine, men wi
have sailed over the classic Tharne
men who have gazed upon the Arm
men who have floated over the goL
en surface of the Seine, men wi
have worshipped near the sacred w?
ters of the Ganges, men who ha\
vbeen baptized in the turbulent wi
rters of the Jordan-they are cominj
Let us contemplate the 'element
ingredients and qualities which mu:
enter in to produce a m?st?f raC?*
a new sovereign civilization.
It will be, intellectually, the mo?
brilliant race and civilization whic
tthe world has ever known. The mi>
ing and the blending of many blood
will produce a mighty brain. Wher
nations mix and races cross ther
you find a new evolution in though
product and brain power. The "cross
^wherever you find it indicates an in
-crease of power. The very fact tha
.all races have been thrown into thi
;melting pot of destiny would seen
.io indicate that God is preparing ti
present to the eyes of angels the di
.vine masterpiece of history-a nev
_ sovereign race.
Our new civilization will product
a race of magnificent physique anc
superb physical strength. Scientific
care of the body will tend to elimi
. nate fads and faddists in strange anc
eccentric phases of thought.
Our coming civilization will be one
in which womanhood will be en
throned-for in that civilization wil
be found all queenly qualities. The
tender toueh of Florence Nightin
gale. The genius of George Eliot. The
stateliness of Lady Somerset. The
charity of Elizabeth Fry. The
strength of Queen Elizabeth. The
eloquence of Frances E. Willard. The
soul qualities of Julia Ward Howe.
The devotion of Lady Huntington.
The heroism of Joan of Arc. The
statesmanship of Jane Addams. The
divine persistence of Helen Keller.
The gifts and graces of Nellie Mc
Clung. The tender care of Clara
It will be a civilization in which all
necessary labor will he holy and
every calling as sacred as the calling
of the preacher ought to be. The girl
who stands behind the counter is as
necessary to our present civilization
as the lady who stands before the
same counter. The man who builds
a sewer is a worker as honorable as
the city father who signs the con
tract. There was a time when the
organist would have fared poorly
with the organ blower. We should
not look down on a man because he
goes down to do the thing that will
not only lift us up, but hold us up.
Our North American civilization
will possess enormous wealth, and
this wealth will be divided and dis
tributed according to skill and abili
ty. The great problem of the future
will not" be distribution of wealth,
?hut the proper use of money.
The crowning civilization of his
toy will produce a social circle in
which no man will be ashamed of his
God-given ancestry. In that civiliza
tion a Jew will not be blamed for his
physiognomy, Chinaman for the
shape of his eyes, or.a black man for
the color of his skin. "I can afford
.to be called a Jew," exclaimed Dis
raeli as he stood in "the mother of
parliaments*' and looked into the
face of the man who sneeringly re
ferred to his birth and nationality.
I should think so. Only an ignoramus
would sneer at a Jew for being a
Jew. Jewish blood is rich blood. .
The North American civilization
will some day embrace five hundred
million people who will speak one
language. In the last analysis there
is only one thing which divides men,
and that is language. Seas can bo
crossed, rivers can be bridged, moun
tains can be tunneled, and continents
can be spanned, but language is a
barrier in the realm of thought.
The language of our North Ameri
can civilization will be English. It is
already spoken by one hundred and
eighty million people, one hundred
million'of whom reside on the con
tinent of America. It is a universal
language, enriched by contribution
from all other forms of speech, liv
ing or dead. It is the language of
William Shakespeare and John Mil
ton. It has no competitors in the
realm of thought exchange.
The sovereign civilization of the
North American continent will pre
sent many creeds, but only one reli
gion. Think of the evolution in the
blending of the various phases of re
ligious thought. Out of it all there
must come forth a sane and univer
sal type of religion, in which shall
be inwrought the morality of the
Synagogue, the dignity of the Epis
copalian, the sagacity of the Metho
dist, the loyalty of the Baptist, the
universality of the Congregational
ist, the idealism of the Christian
Scientist and the conservatism of the
Roman Catholic. What a blend! And
in spite of all we can do, there will
be a blend.-From "The Dream of
I WHAT PROHIBITION DOES FOR
"The prohibition law is better ob
served and better enforced, with few
exceptions than the old restrictive
provisions," says Deets Pickett of the
Board of Temperance, Prohibition
and Public Morals of the Methodist
Church, in an article in a recent is
sue of the North American of Phila
delphia showing what prohibition
is doing for that city. "It; is very
much ea?i?r" to take a stick of can
dy away from a child than it is to
prevent the child from eating more
than half of the stick," he continues.
"The same is true of the element of
the population which is hostile to
law. It is much easier to take all li
quor from this element than it is to
.prevent it from 'drinking to excess.'
It is easier to prevent the saloon
keeper from selling it at all than it
:1s to prevent his selling? out of hours,
selling to minors, interesting himself
in politics and allying himself with
gambling and prostitution.
"Philadelphia occupies an unique
position in American life. It is the
city of Independence Hall and the
Liberty Bell, a city of high intelli
gence and staunch character, a city
of substantial trade and beautiful
homes. Also it has frequently been a
city of political corruption, of filthy
streets, of rum rule. It has typified
the best and worst in American life.
"The general population of the
city has accepted the prohibition law
in the same sporting spirit of Amer
icanism observable in other cities.
Todd Daniel, in the department of
justice, said to me: 'The way in
which the city accepted the law was
nothing less than astounding. We
had expected to have all kinds of
trouble, but there was not a ripple.
One day the saloons were wide open;
the next day they were closed, and
the people accepted the fact without
the slightest opposition.' "
A story which was printed in Eng
land, in which it was said that pro
hibition in the United States "is
doubling the amount of crime, and
has other evil effects," Mr. Daniel
denominated a falsehood. "Just get
the figures," he said. There is no go
ing back on them. I know lawyers
who had good criminal practices who
have been put out of business hy pro
hibition. One of them came to the
department of justice and said that
his flourishing criminal practice had
been completely destroyed and that
he wanted a job. There are tough
wards in this city where the station
used to be swamped and now on
some Saturday nights there is not
There are police stations in the
tenderloin district of Philadelphia
where the nightly average since pro
hibition has come into effect has de
clined from approxomately twenty to
two. Examination of the police fig
ures for 1919 show that during the
first six months of the year, under
license, the total number of arrests
was 47,090, and for the last six
months, under prohibition, 28,530.
Plies Cured in O to 14 Days
Vonr druggist will refund money If PAZO
OINTMENT fails to cure any case of Itching,
Blind, Bleeding or Protruding Piles in 6 to 14 days.
The first application gives Ease and Rest. 50&
Effort lo Om?t Lee and Jack
Washington, May 9.-Strong pro
tests have been made by officers of
Washington Confederate organiza
tions to members of congress and to
Secretaries Daniels and Baker
against the exclusion of Lee and
Jackson from the list of American
heroes carved on the marble columns
of the memorial amphitheatre in Ar
lington national cemetery. It ' was
authorized by congress to commem
orate American heroes. The Con
federate organizations claim that at
a meeting of the committee appoint
ed to handle the project at which the
only Confederate member, Capt.
Frederick Beall, was absent on ac
count of illness, a resolution was put
an dcarried to exclude the names of
and carried to exclude the names of
list. According to these reports, Sec
retary Baker presided over this meet
ing and Secretary Daniels was also
present. Attempts, it is said, were
made to reopen the matter in com
mittee but without success.
Men and women belonging to Con
federate organizations here say that
the sons and grandsons of the men
who followed Lee and Jackson and
Grant and Sheridan gave their lives
side by side in the great world war
and that the permanent exclusion of
the names of Lee and Jackson from
the amphitheatre will make it im
possible for Confederate veterans
to hold memorial execises there in
the future or for them or their sym
pathizers to attend the dedicatory
exercises on May 15.
This situation is considered most |
unfortunate especially just at a time
when a friendly spirit of broad pa
triotism is manifested over the coun
This incident recalls the fact that
something like ten years ago an
Idaho senator objected to the plac
ing of the bronze figure of General
Lee in Statuary Hall at the capitol
by the state of Virginia. Whenever
the name of Lee was mentioned this
senator became angry and harran
gued against the South and the Con
federacy. Finally Lee could go in the
hall, George Washington should go
out and that ended the matter as far
as the Idaho senator's tirades were
concerned and sectional animosity
has gradually died out.
Arlington national cemetery where
many thousand bodies of American
war and naval heroes lie in their long
sleep never looked more beautiful
than now, dressed in all of its mag
nificent spring verdue and with the
nation's flags spread everywhere as if ?
keeping vigil over the spirits of^je
departed men. The Confederate sec-|
tion is especially pretty at this time
of the year, as is also that part of
the big cemetery given over to the
burial of the bodies of the Spanish
American war heroes.
Almost every day those who see
the cavalry horses canter leisurely
over the long Acqueduct bridge,
which spans the Potomac river, be
tween the city of Washington and
Arlington, or hear the strains of a
navy band and notice the flag draped
casket being carried along, realize
that another of the country's heroes
is finding his long sleep in the'nation
al cemetery. It is, therefore, especial
ly important that every element of
sectional difference be eliminated
for all time and that ^Arlington be
recognized as the final resting place
of all the fighting men from what
ever place they came.
Winthrop College Scholarship
and Entrance Examination.
The examination for the award of
vacant Scholarships in Winthrop
College and for the admission of
new students will be held at the
County Court House on Friday, July
2, at 9 a. m. Applicants must be not
less than sixteen years of age. When
Scholarships are vacant after July
2 they will be awarded to those mak
ing the highest average at this ex
amination. Provided they meet the
conditions governing the award. Ap
plicants for Scholarships should
write to President Johnson before
the examination for Scholarship ex
Scholarships are worth $100 and
free tuition. The next session will
open September 15th, 1920. For fur
ther information and catalogue, ad
dress Pres. D. B. Johnson, Rock Hill,
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