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SOUTHERN STANDARD-MMINNVILLE. TENNESSEE.SATURDAY, JULY 20, 1890.
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.V I' V. F. L. LEEPEH.
FOT THE HEATHEN.
se ose lives live bright,
dwell in gloom,
o breaks no starry rift
v ond the tomb;
. those whose homes ore fair,
o whose homes ft re dim,
them in t' c way to Christ
That they may lear.i ofllim.
Borne, far across blue-rounding waves,
A wailing voice I hear,
''Uplift us from this place of graves,
Alms! so vast and drear!"
That calls from China's crowding host
Wends with the Hindu's cry,
"0 sistc s of the blessed life,
Come hither ere we die!"
Turn Eastward still; the Risiug Sun
Looks down on eager bands,
.Sweet daughters of sea-girt Japan,
Who btretch implorii g hands,
And beg with eager hearts today
For Christian knowledge fain;
It cannot be their earliest plea
Shall come to us in vain?
Well may we soorn for gold and gems
And broidered garments fine,
To cumber Christ's victorious march,
For He 1
.iss shall float
i r all the earth,
r lid to ask,
. us wear,
rt- we share.
Oh, loiter not! to heathen gloom
Bear on the torch, Tlis Word--What
glory for a ransomed soul
To help the Almighty Lord!
Mrs. M. E. Siingsttr.
"1 can't go to church today,' ex
claimed Mrs. Howe one Sunday
morning to her aunt, Mrs. North,
who was visiting her. "My bonnet
did not come home last night as the
milliner promised, and I have noth
ing to wear."
"Why not wear your old one one
more' Sunday? I am sure it is not
shabby," said her aunt.
''My old velvet on this hot Sunday!
JIow it would look. I couldn't think
of it. Besides, I wouldn't put you to
shame by wearing it beside you in
your immaculate spring suit. No,
I'm sorry, but I shall have to let you
go today with Mr. Howe and May
"I'm sorry, too.
among old neighbors and friends,
who will notice, or care if they should
notice, that your milliner has disap
pointed you ?
"Who, indeed?" exclaimed Mr.
Howe. "The fuss you women make
over a bonnet or gown is incompre
hensible and ridiculous. What mat
ter is it anyway ! Come, get on your
bonnet, Helen, and let us go."
"O no ! I really can't. It is too late
to get ready, too."
So the party started without her.
Left at home, Mrs. Howe had some
time for thinking. She was a Chris
tian woman. She really wanted to
go to church. She felt that she need
ed the strength and uplift she got at
church on Sunday to carry her
through the week. But sha had been
late in getting her spring suit. The
warm days had come before she was
ready for them. For two or three
weeks it had been somewhat of a
cross for her to don the winter gar
ments when she went out. All na
ture was in its fresh attire, and she
liked to be in accord. Her new out
fit, was now ready .except the bonnet,
which had failed to arrive. This
Sunday was warm and sunny. Her
winter gear would be out of place,
besides being decidedly uncomfort
able; and how could she wear the
fresh dress and wrap, and crown
them with the old velvet bonnet?
She said to herself she could not. And
then, too, what would Mrs. Macy and
Mrs. True and Mrs. Lewis and all the
rest of them think? O she couldn't
Nevertheless, her conscious was not-
quite at ease as she sat alone, and
thought. A verse which she had
read in her morning chapter "And
why take ye thought for raiment?"
would thrust itself in as a refrain to
all her meditations. She had to ad
mit that she had taken so much
tnougnt ior ner raiment tins morn
ing that she was losing all the bless
edncss of the Sunday's service. After
all, what did it matter to herself or
any one else, if she should wear her
old clolthes another Sunday? Had
she not a soul that could rise above
clothes ? Suppose Mrs. Macy or Mrs
True .did comment upon it, would
they bo likely to remember the cir
cumstance the next day, or even
think of it again ? If they should
think of it again, what then ? ho
would be hurt ? Besides, what would
bo the influence on her young daugh-
ter,who was already developing more
of a taste for pretty clothes than for
some belter things ? Thus she mused
until the family returned.
At the dinner-table the church go
ers talked over the service, and Mrs.
Howe could only sit and listen. It
seemed to have been a wonderfully
suggestive and stimulating sermon.
"I wish you had been there, mam
ma, even it you aid have to wear
your old boiiLet," exclaimed May,
who seemed to have been particular
"I wish I had, dear," replied her
mother. "The discomfort of wearing
my old bonnet would have been
nothing to tho discomfort of my
meditations at home, to say nothing
of the service I lost.
That afternoon as the two ladies
were sitting in the quiet room Mrs.
"I see, Aunt Mary, how inconsis
tent my practice was with my pro
fession this morning. I don't think
it will happen again."
"I hope not, dear, f?r May's sake
as well as your own. l Believe in
Sunday clothes ;' in appearing in the
Lord's house neatly and suitably
I should never think of staying at
home because I had nothing to wear
I remember once when I was a young
eirl Mrs. Brown, a valued friend of
mother's, who lived five or six miles
in the country, came into town one
Saturday with her little daughter to
do some shopping, which
included, among other things, the
getting of spring bonnets. It was in
the days of sunbonnets, and, as the
sun was warm and the ride long, both
mother and daughter wore their ging
ham pasteboard sunbonnets. They
came to our house to dinner, but soon
after a terrific storm came up, which
made it impossible for them to do
their errands or to go home, and they
remained over night. The next
morning mother said to me : "I don't
know what to do. Mrs. Brown gets
to church so seldom that she must go
today ,and my old winter bonnet is so
shabby I dislike to offer it to her
"I will do it, for she must go." The
offer was made, but Mrs. Brown
quietly replied : "I couldn't think of
wearing your bonnet and compelling
you to stay at home ; so, if you will
not mind, Ellie and I will wear our
sunbonnets and be very thankful for
the storm which has given us the
privilege of going to church today
"They went, mother and daughter,
in their clean calico gowns and sun
bonnets, and as I glanced now and
then into their absorbed faces, and
realized how utterly oblivious they
were to their clothes, into what a
high region above clothes they seem
ed to have entered, my own girlish
finery sank into insignificance, and a
humbled spirit took the place of the
vain one with which I had donned
their modes. If we were a mission
ary oh homo or foreign ground, we
should feel very badly were we aware
of the fact that the money sent to us
had been squeezed out of the people
at an oyster supper or church festival.
Besides this is not by any means be
nevolence. It is nothing more than
bartering. So much money for so
much supper, or so much for a chance
at the fish pond, and the profit is
given to the Lord. How different
this is from the injunction, "Let
each man give as the Lord hath pros
pered him," and how can the expres
sion, "The Lord loveth a cheerful
giver," be applied to such benevo
The only proper way for the
churches to raise money to carry on
the various branches of the Lord's
work is by voluntary contributions
on the part of the members. The
money may come in slowly at first,
but when once the people understand
fully that this is the way the money
is to be raised, it will be done, and
with more ease than by the other
questionable modes. It may require
training to bring people to that point,
but what grander work can be done
by our ministers than to teach men
and women to give gracefully and
freely ? It is the only true way to
raise money for sacred purposes. Let
it be thrown directly into the treasury
of the Lord, and in such proportion
as the Lord hath prospered us, and
let it never be measured by the size
of the oyster stew or the dish of ice
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Some one has given the following
reasons why people should dress
plainly on Sunday. These are as
valid any other day in the week : It
would lessen the burden of many
who now find it hard to maintain
their place In society. It would les
sen the force of temptations which
often lead men to barter honesty and
honor for display. If there was less
strife in dress in, church, people in
moderate circumstances would be
more inclined to attend. Universal
moderation in dress at church would
improve the worship by the removal
of many wandering thoughts. It
would enable all classes of people to
attend church in unfavorable weath
er. It would lessen on the part of
the rich, the temptation to vanity.
It would lessen, on the part of the
poor, the temptation to be envious
and malicious. It would save valu
able time on the Sabbath. It would
relieve ,our means from a serious
pressure and thus enable us to do
more for good enterprises.
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Scer.ic Shenandoah Valley.
ias had an influence on my whole
ife. No matter what have been the
disappointments of milliners and
dressmakers, I have never since seen
the time when I had 'nothing to
wear' to church.'
"Mamma," exclaimed May, com
ing into the room, "Mr. Ellis is going
to continue his morning's sermon this
evening. Won't you go?"
"Yes, dear." ,
And more; that little incident
HOW IT SHOULD BE DONE.
UY REV. K. HERBRUCK, PH. ).
It is impossible to carry out the work
work of Lord without money. There
are various branches of that work
wnicn wowa sutler materially were
"Christians to withdraw their aid.
The Home and Foreign missionary
must be supplied with the means of
subsistence, the pastor must have his
hire, and the various benevolent op
erations of the church can be carried
only by the contributions of God's
people But the important - question
with the church is "how shall this
money be obtained : " various are
the modes by which this money is
made to drop ut of the hands of the
people into the treasury of the Lord.
Fairs, festivals, suppers, concerts,
and numerous other questionable
kmeans are made use of to accomplish
the desired end. The argument gen
erally advanced in support of the
above modes is that they bring aid
from such as are outside of the church,
and which would otherwise not be
received, and in this way the world
. A A .1
is inveigled into supporting the cause
of Christ. This certainly is question
able work. It is getting money by
delusion, and it Is doubtful whether
Cod looks with favrtr upon any of
A Learned Man.
A good story is told of a certain
locality in Tennessee where no news
papers are taken and the people
hears all they wants to know." A
former citizen of this locality, living
in Texas, wrote to some of his friends
at his old home, and among other
items of news stated that the immi
grants were coming so fast that they
were eating all the corn up. The
person to whom this epistle was ad
dressed did not comprehend the
meaning of the term "immigrants,"
and inquired of all those he met if
they knew what it was, but none
could give him the desired informa
tion. It was finally determined to
send it to a certain Sciuire in the
neighborhood who presumed to
know everything. The letter was
read to him, and he was asked,
"What are immigrants?" ,J
The Squire looked wise, crossed his
legs, scratched his head and replied:
"It's a little animal between a
'possum and a coon."
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