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AUSTIN'S HAWAIIAN WEEKLY.
QoftoeA of Sefigioud Jftougftf.
BY W. K. AZBILL.
I "Variety s the spice of life" and Edward Young tells us ''Death
Not much the worse for wear" were loves a shining mark," and "A fool
coined by Cowper. at forty is a fool indeed."
"Principle Can be Reseroed."
Says the Pacific Commercial Ad
If an evil must be tolerated, let the ciues-
tion of principle be suspended, and the evil
be made less oltensive.
We try to follow the commandment.
"Thou shall not kill." Hut we heartily
.iiMuvc ui Killing on me riiupinos, because
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P. C. Jones. President.
C. M. Cooke,
He himself admits, that the crucifix
ion of Chrmt is too Bacred for such a
representation of ii, but thinks that
the lile of Nehemiah might be suc
We all recognize what might be
called the truth of fiction; that is, the
separate bits of real experiences
they will not do that which we tell them to which are woven by novelists into
do. We simply resort to " practical " meth. connecter! slnrxs llni mo ral..
ods to accomplish a certain result. If the Wet that the stories thus nrnrlnreH r A o' Pre9'dent-.
community will urge the executive to act, b '? ? produced Geo. H. Robekison, Vice Pres. and Mangr,
we sha'l nuke this evil less intolerable, and are.. ."Ctltious. At rare moments of I'. Bishop, Treasurer and Secretary.
the principle ean be reened as we reserve it sinking resemblence to real life, we Cou Wl F- Allen, Auditor.
in the case ol wars. forjret and are touched and mnverl
Commenting on a report of the '! the thought returns that it is only
social evil in Pauahi street, the editor f made-up story, when emotion dies,
of the Advertiser writes the forego- Thus it is with all acting. We carry
ing which, we undertake to say, through the play the consciousness
shows a lack of discrimination be- that it is mere acting; that the actors
tween things widely different, in ad- neither love nor hate, nor suffer nor
dition to its being a very bad lesson cr)' nor enjoy nor laugh as they are
in morals. pretending to. There is something
"Thou shalt not kill" prohibits the of untruth in it. All this would be
individaul from taking the life of his fe't most deeply by all persons wit
fellowman. But God, who gave this nessing presentations of Bible scenes
precept, authorizes the whole com- and situations; and this conscious
munity to punish murdereis. When "ess would result in mixed emotions
the community executes a murderer, harmful to reverence for the Scrip
it is no longer we who take his life, tures. Judging by what we see in
but his maker who commands it to the daily life of many about us, there
ue none uy ine wnoie community, in wouiu ue no uck oi actors wno would
"play the Devil " success-fully. The
discussion on ritual continues to
occupy much snace in the relisrious
papers. The indications are that the
high church and low church parties,
have come to a wider parting of the
ways. Also that the way of the
ritualists is leading directly towaids
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case 01 war, tne principle involved is
the same. The civil government is
ordained oi Ood. He requnes it to
keep older. The aimy is but a laiger
police foice, acting under the govern
ment which acts under God. He
takes away the lives which He gave
and which He has a right to take
away, in case of justifiable war. The
war in the Philippines is as justifiable
as the arrest of a disturber of the
peace in our streets. So, in war we do
n.t suspend a piinciple; we honor it
There can arise no circumstance
in which a man may innocently sus
pend a righteous piinciple. When
Herod was asked for the head of John
the Baptist on a charger, he said that
because he had promised anything
that might be asked, he would be
obliged to suspend the evil of killing
and keep the king's promise. Here
he failed to recognue the truth that
the life of an innocent man was not
within the gift of his kingdom. Solo-
made a like promise
What is One's Supreme Duty.
The newspapers say that Pres. Hotel Street. There are twelve pretty cottages within this charming en-
Diaz irave nn his trin tn Omnhn
because his wife was ill. A friend
who went to Japan a few years
ago in the great interest of soul
winning, turns aside from this
and goes back, to the United
States on hearing that his mother
is at the point of death. Another, '
whose heart is in the work on the
mission field remains at home by
the bedside of an invalid child.
Thus in the iudoTnent and in the
nearis 01 most irooci neonie. tne
The grounds upon which it stands comprise an entire square fronting on
tages within this charming en
The Hotel and cottages afford
closure, all under the Hotel rrunafemsnt
accommodations for two hundred guests.
Canadian-Australian Royal Mail
iiiuu uiauc n iikc promise once, out : , -ww hv. j-w.v., ,,,.
when the request was made known homely duties, those we owe to
iu mm, ne ueciuea mat it was not
within his power to give, and he re
fused it. Human life is not within
the gift of a kingdom or government.
God alone can authorize the taking
the members of our households
and our neighbors, are the su
preme duties of life.
Rev. A. V. Soares, pastor of
the Portuguese church in Hono
Of course there is room here for lulu, and Rev. B. K. Baptiste.
mistakes as to whether God approves pastor of the Portuguese church
of a particular war, and all that ; but in Hilo, report a prosperous year
we are attemping to point out that of Christian work among their
we cannot deliberately susDend a people. It is nleasim? to note
principle of right doing to meet an that their notion of prosperity is
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emergency without guilt.
Bible Scenes on the Stage.
Dr. Gunsaulus, of Chicago, has set
a certain section of the press to re
cording opinions, as to the propriety
of putting some of the dramatic situ
ations -of the Bible Stories on the
stagehand, of course, opinions differ.
nnt that nt n invtrt inrrAnsn in
membership, but of the healthy
advance of the believers in spirituality.
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