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S B Week-End Edition, August 29-30, 1914
LIBERTY and Loyalty Are Needed By
Christians, Now As In Early Days
Admonitions of Paul and Jude Apply With Especial Emphasis Today; Conserva
tion of Truth an Important Duty.
By REV. PERRY J. RICE, Pastor of the First Christian Church.
Stand iat therefore In the llbertr
ThereTrlth Christ hath made 70a free.
GaL Tj 1.
Contend earnetlr for the faith once
for all delivered to the aalnta. Jade,
I: 3 and 4.
I HAVE chosen to associate these
texts not because they are alike,
but because they reflect two dif
ferent phases of our Christian pro
fession. The one Is an exhortation to
libertj, the other to loyalty. The one
urges us to "stand fast" In the liberty
of the gospel; the' other calls upon us
to ' contend earnestly .for the faith
once for all delivered to the saints."
Thev seem to point In different di
rt etions, the first toward great free
dom of action an belief; the other
toward conformity to a fixed order
of things. Are they opposed to each
other? Are they irreconcilable?. Or Is
this apparent antithesis only on the
Before answering thfe question di
rectly, let us study the situation for
a. moment. They are from different
authors. The first is from Paul, the
second Is from Jude. Perhaps if we
knew these two men better and the
viewpoint of each, we should under
stand the significance of these say
ings. Paul, the Defender of Traditions.
Trnrjcrant nrthodoxv has made Paul
the defender of traditions, whereas he
was rather the propagandist of a new
theology, the steadfast and unrelent
ing enemy of a narrow conservatism
which threatened to i title Christian
ity in the first century. We shall
never be able to interpret correctly
his epistles unless we keep this fact
lo mind. He snent his life withstand
the efforts of the Judaizers. The Ro
man letter was wrUten to tho brethren
a: Borne In advance of his visit to
that city for this Tery purpose. There
Is not a single epistle from his pen
but that gives evidence of the con
flict in which he led on the side of
thp -DrnirrftMiveR. He was the leader
of the party In the church of the first -
"entury war. reiuseo id suujziil w
contention that gentiles mast first be
came proselytes to Judaism before
being admitted to the fellowship or
It w-s a mighty controversy and
called for strong and vigorous leader
ship. . - 1 the Apostle seems to have
bten iaied up of God for this very
Ber ict- a service which he performed
with marked fidelity and ability as
thn new testament abundantly shows.
The text which -we have selected from
l'-e Galatlan pisile voices the very
heart of his contention, and is expres
sive of the mighty passion which
stirred his souL He was afraid of
the yoke of bondage which the Judai
zers sought to place upon the necks
of all Christians, and he cried out in
warning against it.
Jude Slow to Accept.
The other text is from Jude, the
brother of James, the bishop of the
church of Jerusalem, and brother of
the Lord. It reflects an entirely dif
ferent feeling. As Is well known,
tnese brothers of the Lord were slow
to accept his claims of Messiaship.
Indeed, they did not accept them until
after his resurrection. They -were
both of them conservative though gen
tle arid tolerant n spirit. To them
ill .. n ii .j .. . fcUk 1.113 uuncilll J t
ladiaism, and they clung with great j
c evouon to ine institutes or that an
cient faith. Insofa- tieitlore, as lie
exhortation of the text relates at all
to doctrinal matters It has reference
t all thai the Hebrew people held
sacred as well as to later revelations.
There is. however, another fact to
be taken into consideration. In a very
true sense the two texts have refer
ence to very different things. Paul's
utterance has reference primarily to
one's Intellectual conception of Chris
tianity. He feared the tendency to
bind the intellect to a system that had
no meaning In the Christian dispen
sation. Jude feared primarily the
heresy of immorality. He warned
against ungodliness which turns "the
grace of our God Into lasclvlousness"
and thus denies "our only Master and.
w u wesua v.uxjn. xxis episue is a
brief summary of the results which
fellow evil doing. To both James and
Jude. the ethical teachings of Christ
were particularly precious. They
were fond of the sermon on the mount
and in their writings often referred
to it They deplored immorality and
unrighteousness and sought to check
ny every means at their command
every form of evil conduct.
Are not Contradictory.
The two texts, therefore, are not to
Sentence Sermons By
TrlO Tllfra ntriora - 1
came gradually to a fuller comprehension of
mimstrv. so rnnst- ir arri.ro w .1- 3
;ar,, ""'" iJPl
..ju - -- ;- "J ."" unices at snen an adjustment of our livp
towarf him as solved in Christian faith-Rer. Perry J. Rice of First 5ta
fri.eif?!rfeCti?nS f "s.Kfe shonla m0Te e Christian, to the humble con
fession: "I have not yet attained," and should spnr him on to ever neater ".,
Sera: "S - P G" BW-- "f the IoTlu
a,w er.f " ?" resolt; emnity is aeatK tt can.al mind is enmity
J-- P. Bond of East El Paso Methodist church.
The love of God is beyond all human expression, or even comprehension,
greater our experience of that love, the less we hive of human pridV and
ceit-Rev. W. C. Baber of the Altura Presbyterian church. P d
.. TheJT!a ina8es Christianity by the lives of the professing Christians. If
that method is used, the very best specimen of the churchshould be sSi Even
thia ltlamt lie? of the Erataess and goodness of Christ is see-Rev- Hef
man G. Porter of First Methodist Episcopal church. seen.-Ker. Her-
Every sin we commit takes away just so much of dsaracler- . ;,
performed, every good deed done makes is a better ma or a bett mLZ&
t2tScnuiS.Iaher Pl3neS f erience-R E- Boyd It ffig&a Kp!
We should not discourage frequent and reverent meaitsKn- . .
fTe,r mnst "ft luch aeditatto, durinfbuV j& T&
day and help men get ready for heavenly citizenship- for th T Lr ? T?
loyal citizen of heaven is all the more loyal a citizen of his faH,l, v ,
Rev. J. F. Williams, D. D, of First Baptist chnrch! fatherknd below.-
Some one has said Paul's thorn in the flesh. Robert Hall'. -,..-
and Baxter's physical suffering were an extensfve paTof tfeir SSuox?
graduated with high honors and won a crown of eternal life ..f ?-Z
come irpon try s and prepare ns f or rgreate?field of 2Sf!hl,?,'ta?
Wesley Webdell of Trinity Methodist church. f nsefnIns.-ReT. C.
drorc fa"W ChliSt " t0 !Ve hiE1-EeT- J" a Ai, of Austin Park Christian
Nominal religion and formal religion have no real power w . . i-j
spiritual reKgion, has power. That if what tU. aTSZ
needs and what men and women are really hungering for T&rSri ?fSS
Just as giving in order to receive is not
terUnhc?ueart' h3Dd Md mina-Eer-
be understood as contradictory or op
posed to each other. While Jude was
not so pronounced in his views about
freedom from bondage to Judaism as
was Paul he seems to have stood with
the apostle Instead of against him in
that particular: and while Paul stout
ly demanded freedom from the yoke
of bondage he would have been the
last to have looked approvingly upon
any moral derelectlon. We need,
however, to know the difference in
the atmosphere out from which these
texts came or we may quite misun
derstand and misapply both of them.
There Is a freedom which Chris
tianity not only grants, bat which Is
essential to Its very life. I do not
mean license when I say freedom.
One may so use his freedom as to In
jure both himself and the cause he
represents. Religious freedom does
not necessarily mean that one must
blatantly proclaim every new fancy
of his own egotistic mind. Such a
course deserves and usually receives
the condemnation of all right thinking
people. One does not need to become
a nuisance because he is free. Truth
never gains by boorishness. One s
discoveries in the realm of truth
nhnnlil h, maiA lrnnvn mOdestlV and
with due deference to the convictions
of others. But freedom itself is es
sential to the progress of Christian ty.
Must Have Iltght to Investigate.
People must have the right to in
vestigate, to reason, to draw conclu
sions and form convictions, however
radical they may seem to be. Only so
can the newly discovered truth gain
acceptance and become operative. We
must remember that as Sabatier has
"The new truth discovered by free
inquiry is older and more venerable
than the most venerable authority."
It Is hard to grant this freedom
graciously and it is hard to exercise
it gracefully. Our convictions get to
be our idols and we do not want them
modified. Our doctrines become shib
boleths by which we test the ortho
doxy of others. It is absolutely
necessary that from time to time these
forms into which the truth has been
cast be broken up and recast, other
wise they cease to have meaning and
vital signficance. We believe in the
Inspiration- of the scriptures, but It is
to be feared that the phrase to many
people, is merely a phrase, a shib
boleth which they want others to
Protestants and catholics alike be
lieve in the "divinity of Christ." and
rightly Insist upon it, but this phrase,
too, is in danger of becoming a mere
shibboleth by which we test the
othodoxy of others. I wish we might
become accustomed to the use of
that rich variety of phrases used In
the new testament to express our
Lord's nature and relations.
Pleads for Freedom from Phrases.
I ara pleading for freedom from
bondage to set phrases, forms and
traditions that hare become stilted If
not stale, and have no meaning to the
average man. We dare not deny this
freedom. Every time the effort has
been made to check It. division has
resulted and unhappy strifes have fol
lowed, greatly to the detriment of
the cause of Christ. People must be
given the liberty to think and speak
for themselves, using their own lan
guage to express the convictions of
their own hearts. It is the exercise
of such liberty that set the church of
the first century free from the letter
that would have killed it. It was
the exercise of such freedom that
liberated the church atrain in the ism
century from a formalism and dogma
tism that had well nigh robbed it of
Its glory and power Freedom has
been the watchword of all the re
formers from Savonarola to Camp
bell. In Its exercise they unchained
the bible and removed It from the
altar and cloister to the home and
fireside: they loosed it to the trans
lators who have made it accessible
to all the people; they interpreted Its
precious truths and set them free to
comfort and console, to cheer and to
chasten, to inform and inspire the
hearts of men and women everywhere.
We must have freedom or our re
ligion will become a dead formalism,
a Juiceless, insipid thing, unless at
least for the present life with Its prob
lems of sin and sorrow, of despair
and defeat. And there should be no
meets and bounds set to freedom save
those of good sense and Christian
Slust Also Be Loyalty.
Thri ere mnst .5? loyay as welL
JP-,.86 SOZBe things to conserve.
and they are inestimably important!
and Inexpressibly sacred to all right-
EI Paso Ministe
". Y- Jt the disciples
Chritt ana the meaning ofllffi
.. jucaiimg or nis me ana
generosity, and avowed hnline -mi
ChSS - L OeeVofVrlsoy!
minded people. There is truth to con
serve. It is slUy to ignore the past
with Its rich treasures of truth. The
old Is at least as good as the new so
far as It Is true, and it is as likely to
be true as the fancies of the men of
today. But more important still Is
th conservatism of which Jude
speaks. We must contend for Chris
tian charater. for that purity of life
and nobility of soul that commends
the gospel. Christianity flowers in
character not in creed, and if it cannot
produce Its blossom It Is weak lndeed.
There is nothing so deadly in Its
effects upon Christianity and the
church as the ungodliness that "turns
the grace of God Into lasciviousness."
Ieplore as we may the heresies . of
the head, they do not compare iqrtMttr
effects upon the church with those
other heresies of the life. People do
not read our bible, they care little or
nothing about our creeds, our fine
spun theologies: they do not often go
io our cnurcnes, dui mey sw u ax
work and at play, in our homes, our
stores and offices and on the street
and they Judge of Christianity and
of Christ by what they see and hear.
Real Enemies of the Church.
It L as true today as ever that the
enemies of the church are they of her
own household. Sometimes they are
in the pulpit, sometimes they are In
the pew, sometimes they are at our
seats of learning and sometimes they
are on the streets. Hre In this city,
contiguous to a city that represents
a state of civilization somewhat lower
than we claim for ourselves, where
Immoralities of every kind are coun
tenanced and indulged, I feel the urg
ency of right living. It is of great
importance that we should think cor
rectly and believe only the truth, but
more Important still Is It mat we
should live holy lives above the re
proach of the world, and thus com
mend the gospel of Christ. This is
the- kind of loyalty which Jude insist
ed upon and which every Christian
must yield if Christianity is to be the
conquering force that it is Intended
Character is the great desideratum,
and. in order to achieve it we must
have liberty which permits Individual
initiative and freedom of action, and
we must have loyalty also to the ideals
or character which God has set for
us In Christ Jesus.
First Baptist Church toHave
Program Sunday Evening
Beginning at 8 Oclock.
There will be a special service of
sacred song at the First Baptist
church, Sunday evening, beginning at
8 oclock, under the direction of Wal
ter Davis. Miss Margaret White will
assist as organist- The program fol
lows: Organ prelude, "Pilgrim's Chorus"..
Hymn No. 117 Congregation
Scripture reading and prayer.. Pastor
Anthem. "Xotes of Jov". Tim
. Solo, "The Dawn of Redemption". Gray
Aiiss Margaret wniie.
Duet. "The Lord Is My Light". .Buck
Miss White and Mr. Cheek.
Anthem. "Just As I Am" Parks
Solo, "Jesus Only" Rotoll
Organ solo, "Grand Offertoire De
Noll" i. Thayer
Miss Margaret 'White.
Anthem, "Abide With Me" Hughes
Duet. "I Will Extol Thee" Hosmer
. Frank Cheek and Walter Davis. .
Solo, "A Dream of Paridlse" Gray
Anthem, "Nearer My God to Thee"
Hymn No. 184 Congregation
Organ postlude .
,,,The tenors who will participate are:
Messrs. Nolte, Davis. Bettls. Ilfrey.
Davis, and the bassos. Maxwell. Cheek.
Green and Rokahr.
Trinity Church Affair.
Tuesday afternoon at 3:30 the Wom
an's Missionary society of Trinity
Methodist church will meet In busi
ness session. Mrs. L J. Ayers presid
ing. It will be "Mite Box Day." Miss
Katherine Harper will give a reading
on The Mite Box." Special business
will come before the society
Sunday evening at 7 oclock the Ep
worth league service will meet Talks
will be made on bishop Soule. Rev.
Jesse Lee. the conference of 1841 and
ii'.,;cieu'- Kenerai conrerence. Mrs.
J. H. Lark, Miss Catherine Harper. L
J. Ayers and W. U. Carre will assist
Wednesday evening the usual prayer
service will be held. The attendance
Is growing weekly and much Interest
Congregational Trunlees Meet.
The trustees of the First Congrega
tional church met on Tuesday after
noon and made arrangements for the
recommencement of the services be
ginning the first Sunday In September.
A discussion as to the need of enlarge
ment was held, but nothing definite
was decided upon, as several schemes
are being considered.
To Dl.ru., thr Great War.
"The European War and Its Les
sons" will be discussed by the Baraca
class of Calvary-Houston Square Bap
SC.h"rChn.?' ?? or the class
u..ua.,. iuc ciass noias an open
meeting on the last Sunday of each
month, and In the discussion of the
European war it .j .v.. '
- .j- -- vjvi.icu VU&l 1I1CU
or the congregation will be present
MASS FOR PIUS X
TiR.me ItaSZ- J-us- S3 -Cardinals
Viencenzo and Vannutelll celebrated
the first of the three funeral masses
to be held in ne Sistine chapel for
the repose of tie soul of the late Pope
Pius N Final absolution was given
by cardlnalsAgliardl, Cassetti and
Delia. ArouSd the catafalque, which
Is. . feet 'srh. surmounted by the
triple crown and surrounded by hun
dreds of Indies, sat nearlv SO cardi
nals. Ariong these was cardinal Far
ley, of Tew York, and on a stool at
his feet sat his secretary. Rev. Thomas
G. Carroll. Behind the cardinals were
the pitrlarchs. archiblshops. monsig
nors rnd the whole Vatican court
I will place on market and ad
vertise and create a demand
for any merchandise that you
may have of a special brand or
merit for not mors than sales
man's commission. 'Ante, stat
ing line of merchandiso.
S. S. A., P. 0. Box 390
Cleveland Square Meeting
Closes witnutn service
of the Summer.
On Cleveland square. Sunday evening
at 7:30 oclock. the last of the series of
onn air rpjiKiuua ac.i.cB will nn l. la
The musical service will be more elab
orate than usual, consisting of solos,
duets and quartet numbers, in which a
number of the prominent musicians of
the city will take part
Rev. Perry J. Rice, of the First Chris
tian church, and Rev. Charles L. Over
street of the First Presbyterian church.
will each deliver short addresses. This
will be the 11th consecutive Sunday
evening service of this kind, and only
once has a service been interfered with
by threatening weather, that being
rani ouiiuuy eveutufi, naeu me service
was held in the First Christian church.
Rev. Mr. Rice has preached at fire nt
these services and Rev. Mr. Overstreet
ai me omer live.
The attendance at these open air ser
vices has been most gratifying to the
pastors, reaching In some instances as
high as 1000 people or more. The peo
ple have come from all ranks of life
and have listened with deep Interest to
the gospel messages in sermon and
song. The perfectly Informal spirit of
the meetings has been a pleasing fea
ture, the people occupying the benches
In front of the stand or gathering in
groups on the lawn. Sectarianism has
been avoided throughout and stress has
been put on only those great truths
and essentials which have to do with
the highest welfare of all alike.
At the First Presbyterian church
Sunday the services will be as follows:
Morning worship and sermon at 19:45
a. m.; sermon by the pastor, "En
tertaining Strangers: solo, "Rock of
Ages," by R&iick, sung by Thos. A.
Christlan; Sabbath school at 9:30 a. m :
Christian Endeavor at 6:30 p. m. The
congregation will unite in the open-air
service in Cleveland square at night
At the Altura Presbyterian church,
corner Idalia and Russell streets,
Grandview, Rev. W. C. Baber. pastor,
services on Sundav will be: Prarhinf
by the pastor at 11 a. m. and 8 p. m.r
morning subject "The Divine Pity;"
evening subject "Tour Viewpoint In
Life;" Sunday school at 9:4S a. zo,
Leonard West superintendent
At the Westminster Presbyterian
church, located at the corner of Flor
ence and Rio Grande streets. Rev. John
E. Abbott the pastor, will preach at
11 a. m. and S p. m. The theme of the
morning sermon will be "One's Own
Company." "In the Other Fellow's
Place" will he the subject of the even
ing discourse. There will be special
music at both services. Sunday school
will meet at 9:45 a. m. Intermediate
Christian Endeavor society will meet at
4-30 p. zo, and Senior Endeavor at 7
Highland Park Methodist.
At Highland Park Methodist church
Rev. Wallace R. Evans, pastor, regular
services win De held at toe usual hours .
Sunday. The pastor's morning theme I
will be "The New Birth:" "Wasting
the Stuff That Life Is Made of. Is the
theme for the evening service. Alvah
Yet We Never Got Choicer Rubber
We Never Built Better Tires
There exists now a new reason most compelling for buying Good
year Tires. It results from war conditions.
These leading tires built of extra-fine rubber, in the same way as
always are selling today at June prices.
Early in August when war began the world's rubber
markets seemed suddenly closed to us. Rubber prices doubled
almost over night
Men could see no way to pay for rubber abroad, and no
way to bring it in. We, like others in that panic were forced
to higher prices. But we have since gone back to prices we
charged before the war, and this is how we did it:
We had men in London and Singapore when the war broke
out The larger part of the world's rubber supply comes through
there. We cabled them to buy up the pick of the rubber. They
bought before the advance 1,500.000 pounds of the finest
Nearly all this is now on the way to us. And it means
practically all of the extra-grade rubber obtainable abroad.
Today we have our own men m- Colombo. Singapore and
Para. Those are the world's chief sources of rubber. So we are
pretty well assured of a constant supply, and our pick of the best
We were Erst on the ground. We were quickest in action.
As a result, we shall soon have in storage an almost record supply
of this extra grade of rubber.
And we paid about June prices. V ' .'
It Is Folly Today to Pay More
30x3 Plain Tread S11.70
34x4 " " . 24.35
36x4 " " '!!!.".'!!!:!!."!!!! 35.00
The Goodyear Tire & Rubber Company, Akron, Ohio
Thla Compear na. no connection ha,e,er l.h anr other roofer concern v,t,ch n, ,he GHlye.r name.
Any Dealer can supply you Goodyear lires. Ifthe wanted size is not
in stock he wdl telephone our Local Branch.
Lee w'H conduct the Thursday night
praer service Melhoduta
t the East El Paso Methodist Epls-
i church, south corner of Grama
co5 nfvera streets. Rev. H. P. Bond.
and Rivera servlces wiu be: Sun:
pastor. un J. HuKn T. Henrv.
aaL5rftendenU preaching. 11 a. m. and
lape Dthe Pstor; Epworth league,
T-io, Miss Helt Youngker. presi-
dent, prayer charge of the
"rSrUJ board. Take park car to Grama.
SSeeFtuSf walk two blocks south to
the 'urcni,rinUy Mf.lhodUt
At Trinity Methodist church, corner
Boulevard and Mesa avenue. Rev. a
Wesley Webdell. pastor Sundays serv
Se, Twill be: Sunday school. 9:M a. m.;
Eoworth league. 7 p. m.; preaching.
To-Ts W m- and 8 p. m. Morning theme.
Ifiod Is Mindful of His Children;" even
.nc -A Dying Robber Saved;" special
mfsic; morning anthem "Sing Alleluia
Worth" (Buck); solo, -How Long, O
Lord? Wilt Thou Forget Mer Sfleu
r)V Mrs. W. W. Evans: special. "My
ilrd and r (Little), evenlns ahthem.
rhe Lord God Otrinipotent Relgneth"
fBlumensthell): solo. -Refuge Divine"
(Kinder). J. L Coggeshall; special. "The
Hand That Was Wounded For Me"
fTownel). There were two additions to
the church Sunday and 88 present at the
midweek prayer service
First MethodlHt Episcopal.
Services at the First Methodist Epis
copal church, corner Myrtle avenue and
Ochoa streets, will be opened by Rev.
Herman G. Porter, the pastor, at 11
oclock Sunday morning, according to
the following program: Anthem, "The
House of the Lord" (Heyser); sermon by
the pastor: evening worship at S oclock;
anthem, "Cause Me to Hear" (Porter);
sermon by the pastor; Sunday school at
9:45 a. m.; Epworth leagae at 7:15 p.
m Get together social at the church
Monday at 8 p. m: program and refresh
ments. Prayer meeting Wednesday at
8 p. m.
At the Austin Park Church of Christ 1
corner of Cebada and Montana streets,
there will be services Sunday as fol
lows: Bible school at 9:M a. m.; com
munion at 10:i5; preaching at 11 a. m.
and 7:38 p. m.'. Endeavor service at
S:30 p. m.. Anna Mae Allen, leader: sub
ject "Why and How to Abolish War."
The pastor. Rev. J. H. Allen, will preach
both morning and evening: The theme
of the morning discourse will be "The
duty of doing what we can."
At the First Christian church, corner
of north Oregon and Franklin streets,
two blocks north of the Sheldon hotel.
Rev. Perry J. Rice, pastor, services will
be held Sunday as follows: Sunday
school at 9:19 a. m.: communion at
10:45. followed Immediately by the reg
ular preaching service: Christian En
deavor at 6:38 p. m. In the morning j
"The ascent of faith." In the evening
the congregation will join In the clos
ing service of the season in ueveiana
isvanrreural j,uinernn tonrcn.
At the Evangelical Lutheran church
the services Sunday will be conducted
in German br the pastor. Rev. Paul G.
Birkmann. The subject of the morning
sermon will be: "Imperfections of the
Christian life." Sunday school, con
ducted In both English and German, be
gins at 9:45 a. m.
Services on Sundav at the First Bap
tist church, corner of Magoffin avenue
and Virginia street Rev J F. Williams.
D. D- the pastor, who has returned
from his vacation at Long Beach. Calif,
will preach at the morning hour on:
"Pressing toward the mark for the
prize:" at the evening hour, the choir,
assisted by other musical people of the
CARDINAL DE L
Venetian Prelate Rises to
Top of Curia With
out Causing Jealousies.
Rome, Italy. Aug. 39. Who will be
tlw next pope? Unless all signs fail,
and they often do in a papal conclave,
one of the following named cardinals,
all Italians, will be the fortunate, or
If the late pope's view be accepted,
the unfortunate person:
Catetan cardinal de Dal. bishop of
Sablna. one of the fiY suburban sees
of Rome: Peter cardinal MaffL arch
bishop of Pisa; Peter cardinal Cas
parrt. one of the great administrators
of the curia, or governing body of the
church: Cuistana Alexander cardinal
Vlco, the famons nuncio at Madrid:
Alexander cardinal Lualdi. archbishop
of Palermo: Guiseppe cardinal Pom
plli. secretary of the consistorlal con
gregation; Dominic cardinal Ferrata.
long in the diplomatic service of the
church, but for 15 years past a fore
most administrator of the curia. Some
mention is heard of cardinal Richelmy.
archbishop of Turin and of cardinal
Delia Chiesa. archbishop of Bologna.
Conclave Opens In Ten pays.
It Is reporte that in ten' days, or
the earliest time possible in law. the
conclave will sit for the election. In
that case It may prove that all Eng
lish speaking cardinals may not be
able to reach Rome, owing to war and
impeded transportation. Cardinal
Farley, of New York, is In Switzerland,
and there are nearly 4- cardinals In
Rome and In Italy already.
In the sacred college there are some
famous leaders remaining, but it is
to be remembered that they are ad
vanced in years, and some of them ill
unto death The brothers Vannutelll
are 78 and 80 years of age. and .the
elder is blind and ill. Cardinal Gottt.
long known in two hemispheres, is ill
and has been so for three years. The
new pope will be one of the younger
men, probably one of the curia.
I'rmonallty Will Dominate Election.
Personality and not policies will de
termine the election. Never was there
need for a stronger man than now
in the papal chair. Questions decided
bv former popes pale when compared
with those that will confront in con
rectlon with the present war. Mil
lions of Catholics are fighting on op-
city, will give an evening sacred song:
R T. P. H. at 7 p. m.; Sunday school at
:3 a. nu Prof. G. P. Putnam, superin
tendent: prayer meeting Wednesday
evening at 8 oclock.
Grand View Baptist MLislon.
Grand View Baptist mission. Idalia
and Myles streets. Rev. S. L. Holioway,
mlssionarv. services will be as follows:
Sunday school at 3 p. m.. R. M. Denman,
superintendent This will be visiting
day for the Alta Vista Baptist Sunday
school. Midweek prayer service Thurs
day at 8 p. m.
nishland Parle Baptist.
The subject of the pastor of the
Highland Park Baptist church. Rev. A.
E Boyd. Sunday morning wlU be "The
upcalling of God " The evening service
will be evangelistic Sunday school at
10 a. m.: preaching at 11 a. m.; B. T.
P. TJ at 7 p. m.: preaching at 8 p. m.
V site sides. And all are true Cath
ol'rs, so they think. Rebuilding of
NOW INFERIOR GRADES COST DOUBLE
About the only crude rubber available bow for aaay makers
is inferior. In ordinary tiraej, the best tire makers refuse k. Much
of k had been rejected. But that "off rubber" now selk for much
more thai- we paid for the best.
The results are these:
Tire prices in general are far m advance of Goodyears.
And many tire makers, short, of supplies, will be forced to use
BE CAREFUL NOW
In Goodyears we pledge you the sarae-grade tire as always.
And that grade won for Goodyears the top place in Tiredom
the largest sale in the world.
And. for the time being, our prices are the same as before
the war. We shall try to keep thera there.
We accept no excessive orders, but dealers will be kept
supplied. And we charge them, until further notice, only ante
Thai means thai Coodpears the test tka Iwik are sell
ing B-uji &efo other tires.
With AU-Wealher Treads
via.. lr', tXSQl JHfs
TtMJSyyyyl a jrligiaj
"'iih-.hc Europ after the war, whit
is to becon.e of Austria, the remain
ing stronghold of the church in Eu
rope, in the event of Germany losn;
It is no wonder that every cardin.il
is reported to pray upon entering i
conclave that the election mar not fall
May Choose Cardinal De Lat
Within the last three years there
haa come up from the bottom to tbe
top of the curia, from the bottom to
the top of influence In the sacred col
lege, one prelate, and he has done so
without incurring jealousies, so great
Is bis usefulness to the pontiff, and
hi administrative ability in delicate
affairs of the church. He is cardiml
de Lai. Venetian by birth and in part
by education, and just passed his 61st
birthday In a singular sense he rep
resents the present policies of the
church, as laid down by the late pope.
There are manv uncertainties of con
claves, but if present policies are to
be continued this strong leader is
held to bo tho man to continue them.
Other Strone Men Mentioned.
Of others named cardinal Maffi Is
perhaps most liberal in his ideas, in
sofar as that the church must accent
conditions, perhaps hold better rela
tions toward the qulrinal. and certain
ly enter more upon work for social
conditions throughout the world than
the church has heretofore done C -
dlnals Ferrata. Casparrl. Pompili and
Vlco are strong men and their name-"
are often mentioned. It is to be said
again that personality will determine
Th- conclave will seek to choose the
strongest man The peScies of the
Roman Catholic church in attitude to
ward modernism, toward education,
toward governments, is settled.
Late Pope Made New Law.
There used to be councils of the
church that were legislative bodies.
The late pope made new laws He
began to make tv.em because in the
last conclave Austria, some say at the
behest of Germanv and Italy, inter
fered to prevent the election of car
dinal Rampolla because he was sup
nosed to be too closely Identified with
France. While be was about It how
ever. Plus X revised the whola code
In so doing be made the Roman
Catholic chnrch less a- council and
more a single pope church than ever
The striking thing about the laws
he nude is that fact The cardinals
aa individuals or as a council or a
conefaLve, may not touch a single pro
vision. Thev may only elect a pope.
and that pope must d alL or nearlv
all The American cardinals' work Is
la their provinces hi Asserlea. not as
members of the rating power of their
God Is our refuge and strength, a
very present help in trouble.
Therefore will not we fear, though
the earth be removed, and though the
mountains be carried into the midst of
Though the waters thereof roar and
be troubled, though the mountains
shake with the- swelling thereof. Se
lah. There is a river, the streams where
of shall make glad the etty of God.
the holy place of the tabernacles of
the most High.
God is in the midst of her; she shall
not be moved; God-shall help her, and
that right early.
The heathen raged, the kingdoms
were moved: he uttered his voiee the
The Lord of hosts Is with us: the
God of Jacob Is our refuge. Selah.