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fflp VOL. i. SEDALIA, MISSOURI,; 'SATURDAY, MAY 10, t9o3. " NQ ;j
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T THE MO, M. E. CONFERENCE
ret marcn n.uy snaiion t-roncn.
Hishop Hamilton, viaitihK biotliren
nmt inumborN uC tliu v'mtrnl Missouri
Conference assembled In your annual
iw''' session ns ndelsbcratj body to trausct
L mollies for Uio great Mctliodnst Epis-
ropal Church: I tear you ftrocliugs
'- n tul in behalf of llio j abllo school nnd
our hospitable citizens I havu both tho
; , honor nnd pleasure o bidding you wel-
eomo lo tho queou city.of tho comniou
'4' wcnltli of Minsourl. You flatter uk by
V-,- honoring you with our intelligent, un
selfish, enterprising cilizouship; with
tho nltruibtio spirit of our schools und
chnrchos, nnd tho uospltality of our
Political revolution, liberty, justico
and nnd democrat y tiavo in turn fol
lowed fast upon inch oilier iu the wako
of protectant rofonunt'.r
Tho Kcuaissauci. r.ad llio Criuadu
preceded and ptvared tho way for tho
lteform.-itiou. Tho ouo wenkoued tho
Papacy, thoothe, destroyed Feudal
huij nnd, tho two jointly gnvo birth ts
political nn' rcllrioua freedom.
ftl tin, ln.-u Hint fvaml ...miff.
,i , - "v ttja ...... iijvu a nvnin
.. when tho woild wsia cronine: in dark
ncss nndsuporstitiou, it cost something
to stand up for truth and riglitoout-
1 thnnk God th"t while tho world has
over been filled with moral coward
weekliiigs and mendicants, there has
ovor been an nee no setter Low turbu
lent tho times therefore v'.t men who
did not fount Ihcirlivcs denrunto them
nnd wore willing to stand up at nuy
cost and pay tho price .however exorbi
Under tho reigion of Marcus Auroli-
uawliite'tho Houiau Empire was tot-
toring and fnluug into decay it halted
or rather plunged downward deoply
enough to piw to death those two ntal
wart christau heroes, Justin Marty
Ju later times tho Spanish Inquisition
with all its honors, tho stako, tho
boot, tho ecrew could neither btifle
uor intimidate tho spirits of such men
ns Litimor, Uidley and Cranmer
In tho Hth century, Wycliffe, " Tho
morning star of tho reformation'' dar
ed tako n stand for Christ in England
whilo in tho dawn of tho 12th contury
his follower?, .lohu Huss nnd Jcroino
perished u the stake in Bohemia,
Iu tho i.vilight of the 15th century
thcro nroso in tho moral sky of Flor-
.U""V ciico, Italy, iu tho constellation of
, . christian devotion, n lurid, first mn
'.'.', nitudo stasia tho porson ofSavotmro.
.' la who was a3 scrupulously exacting as
si- r. Cato tho censor, and as scathngly do
f.- nuneiatory us n Hebrew prophet.
Like a bcalon auvil the stroke, uufal-
- , tcringly ho stood: and when tho Inovi
1 - tablo eame, withperfoct resiguatiou he
fuibuutted his body to the flames.
"',' Ilaviug coufideuco in tho righteous
' , noss of his cause, Martin Luthur, tho
greatest charctor of tho ICth contury
.'. uudauutcd aud courageous, deuouueed
catholoclsm In his 9 theses, grossly of
fended King Charlos VI, nud ignored
' Pope Leo X, by burning tho papal
bull. Alono and, apparently, helpless
auddofeusoloss ho stood boforo tho di
ot at worms to aiiswer to tho clmrgo of
heresy- Did I say nlonoT I recount.
.' Truth was by his Bide, A couvoy of an
gels hovered about mm Tho nlbsooing
eye of Jehora was watching o er him.
Thus sustained, ho bearded tho lion in
lair by confoundng hU enemies and
thwarting their designs.
Other prelatos of no loss ronowu,
interested in roforming tho world and
raising Itintoa'puror and hollor ntmosi
pherowero John Calvin, Ulrich Zwinglo.
Fiery old John Koexand tho Saintly
John Wosley mon who had the cour
Jgo of their convictions and stood for
lio princldles of an unselfish christian
Ijevotlou, though, at. times, theytoera-
ii'.'Sf. $J i. no ministry ui muuj
lv: and couweoous a buring nuy period
tho world.s progr. You nro tho
cosorvatorsof human rights, the defen
ders of justico, promoters ofoducatioq
nnd tho van guard of ciruization.
Is thoinfluenoof Christ waniugf Has
l...w.l. Jf Wnr'-!"iriT"niifiil!ao?.
lilt iiiiubu au..v.. r-
Victorlos of Peace.
Continued from May 8
ttH7 5 .. .
furthor neccusary that theso news pa
pcrs be cheap aud yet of hbh iutclli
genco and literary cxccllouco. Ily the
aboliton of tho iax 'iViiieh !md hltheito
fettered tho press,tlieso ends wero ac
complished. Nows papers became so
t'honp that most everyone could affonl
tho indulgence of a daily or weekly pa
per. But tho onorinoug increase of tho
demnud for nows papers rondord it no
cotary that swiftar methods of printing
should bo found. liude machines, yield
lug at best 150 copies por hour wero yet
generally employed. Tho urgent neeca
sity aroso for more rapid printing. By
V&rious steps wo liavo at length, attain
ed machines which, satisfy every requir
ment. In tho howo printing press ,wo
havo a machine that will print 40,000
sheets per hour. Whilo tho arts that,
cherish nud sustained humaulifoachiev
cd greatness thus rapidly the agencies
by which men seek to destroyrnch oth
cr advanced with equal step. Tho inns
ket of the Nnpoleonio wars was tedious
ly loaded at its muzzlo and fired by tho
iineertainod spark ptruck flint out of
steel aud its utmost range was under
200 yards but, that primitive weapon
has given place to a musket whoso
breech opona to rocclvo tho ehargo,
Whoso rifled barrel enables tho posses
sor to dhoot to a hnir's breadth, whoso
rangois at least so veil times that of the
old inuskot, nnd whose action is eo swift
that, skillfully wielded, it will slaugh
ter twenty human beings per minute.
Tho wooden ships with which Nelfon
gained his victories, whoso undefended
sides wero riven by shot from tho ene
my arsuporscded by vessels clad in nr-
mor so massive that almost no weight
of shot can picroo it. Wo now havo ar
tillery which will throw, with unerring
precision, a mass oHroir weighing" 1 wo
thousand pounds to a distance of fivo
miles. By tho help of electricity an ox
plosivo force can bo sent against ho.
tilo ships, whoso disehargo will (scatter
their timbers to tho waves. Of course
thoso mvontlous nro nro admirable, but
it is not boyond hope that eivlized man
approaches tho close of his fighting o
in, and that the perfection of theso in
struments of slaughtor may bo coinci
dent with their disuse. Down almost to
tho eloso of the eighteenth century tho
farmer cultivated tho f-oil according to
methods which had changed littlo for
ages, 'llioimpliments of tho farmer
wero of tho wost primitive type. His
plow was a rude structure, which only
scratehod tho surfaco of tho ground
The Bower went forth to sow cquiped ns
ho had beon centuries ago, Tho ripen
cd was cut by means of tho nnciotrcnp
ing Jiook. Ttiotlireshor's flail still form
ed tho solo agency by which grain was
soparatcd from thortrnw, "But through
the blessings of invention the threth
cr's "weary flingiug treo". ns Burnt'
called it, has been laid nsido for a won
derful separator whoso machinery is
driven by steam power, by tho uso of
which thofarmorinstead of flailing out
ten bushels of grain perday, can thresh
and sack two, thousand. Tho reaping
hook has given phico to tho sclf-bindc
whoso use has mado it possible for tho
farmers o tho otthern U. S., and of
Canada to engage largely iu the culture
of whoit- It Is uot uncommon in thoso
sections to seo fields of era in contain
ing at k'ustoiiu thousand acres, iu which
there nro at work n dozen solf-binding
whilo inventions and mechanic arts
havo mado such rapid strides, methods
and systens of education havo in tho
wako.luthe early history of this couu
try oducational raothods and facilities
wero of tho rudest kind. A gruff school
master sat at his desk with a wcodon
fcrulo In one hand roady to pounco up
on tho first pupil who ono miuuito let
his oyo fall on any othor object besides
his book or Iu nny way, purposoly or
oth or-u Ise, broko t ho awful silence wit h
reigned throughout his school. Ho pri
ded blmsolt on being pblo to teach tho
J It's viz , "Bendln' ltitin' and Kith-
motio," also, on being quick at figures
especially in tho double rulo of 3, the
singlornloof a, and "vulgar fractions."
It has been dlfcovercd by educators
in later years, that success does not
consist so much in keeping the child
.stilt as In keeoinir htm butv. Bv tho
r.iwri:. .JClllIU ill mo UUJUCl leBCUIUg Kill
child Is taught to, play while- h works
and to work whilo ho plays. There bus
'alto beon A great improvement In tho
construction and enninment of school
houses, which h"ng added Rveatly to the
health nnd comfort of tho nnnils
It has nlnftyjClcou.of prime interest
to men maKtor,ciYilized- toenw.ke
tho heat which flos hidden everywhere
iu nature and kindle it Into flame. Th
earliest mctliodijf obtaining firowasby
tho friction of , two dry poiccs of wood
Tho next was tho striking together of
steel nnd flint, t,Thoso two mdo nictli
ods of obtainific tho iudispctislblo.'.ns
sisfnnce of fits havo rorved man
during nlmost'ijio'wliole of his career
Ho has only, rou-ntly been able lo com
mand the ecrvlijSetnraoroconvcntcnt
agency. Little pekoa of pinewooddip
ped in phosphorus and sulphur form
matches, wblclrburst into flam ou the
slightest friction. Ho perfect is the ma'
chincry employo'd that n few workmon
producomatcheH by millions in a day
So cheap, consequently in prico, that
for n penny, bomu forty years ago
it was discovered that the light of tho
sun reflected from any object could bo
made to imprintjon nsraoothsensitized
surface a picture of that object iu mi
nutest details. This beautfut discovery
was applied nt onco to portrait-taking.
Hitherto, tho brush of tho painter alone
had preserved nnlmpcrfcct resemblance
of n few persons in each generation.
Tho cost permitted only a few to a
vail themselves .of it; honco tho aspect
of men and wcnien was veiled from
those who camo after them. Photoira'
phy supplied a new link to connect tho
ages, in tuo furcutosit ranK or the pow
en) destined to cBungo tho face of the
world stand chrjutain missions. These
mayalrno.it bo regarded. as proauctsof
tlio lastcontuivr-i id. tho imnosim-nine-
nit'.tde whiiihho.s?tvWlrie!Vjs .ajio-1
gelhcr recent. There are a fow things!
In human history that wear an aspect
ot higher moral grandeur than tho o-
pening of what is now our christian
missious. One or two men, scut by this
chureh or by that, are soon goiug forth
In obedience to a command speken oigh
teen hundred yoara ago, to begin tho
enormous work of undermining lietli-
euum nnd reclaiming tho wold to uod
Among tho glories of tho 'century is
none gres-tcr thau this, All other enter
prises of benefioneo must yoild to this
magnificent attempt to expel debasiug
suporstittous, atid convey into every
heart the ennobling Influences of tho
christian religion. Tho christian pow
crs of thswmld now spend nearly ten
million dollars annually for missions,
Altho Captain Cook lost his life In
tho Sandwich Islands at tho hacds of
savage unlives, in 1778, yot Christianity
nas sionuny inauo us onwani way un
til it has hecome tho nccoptid faith of
tho nation1 This peace which lbc.io peo
plo have fouud,is ono which passes ah
understanding. All hall ohristian mis
sions! Lot rocks and mountains pro
claim tho glad tidings that, Christ hath
power on oarth to forgivokins.LotluTIs
and valley reverberate tho sound.
Waft, waft yo winds tho story,
And you yo waters roll,
Till liko a scnof glory,
It spreads from polo to polo.
Uctajl ' e ler in Fresh aud Salt
Menta of all.kmdg. Fish nurl rmum
fn'son. u 3ji'N. Ohio St;
George R, Smith College. .
Rev. I. L. Lowe, D. D., Ph. D., President.
CALENDAR FOR Fall term oens Sept. 22, closes
1903 04 Doc. n. Winter term opens Doc.
14, closes Feb. 19. Spring term
opens -Feb. 22, closes April 28
The purpose of the College is lo give a thorough, practical christian,
education. It cares for the health and physical training, provides for
refined iiocial culture, gives careful attention to morals and manners,
and aims to lead the student to a personal religious life.
The work of the College is divided into six general departments.
I, Primary and Grammar Grade, providing a thorough drill in
the elementary branches.
II Academy or College Preparatory, withClassical, Scientific, Uib
lical, Knglisli, Normal nnd Commercial courses.
III Art Department Drawing, Painting aud Decorative work,
,IV, Music-Department : Vocal, and Instrumental Music. Theory
V Industrial Department Sewing, Dressmaking, Cooking, Do
mestic Ivconomy, Mechanical Arts, Agriculture.
VI College of Libcinl Arts Complete elective courses leading to
the several academic degrees.
(leo. It. Smith Collego Alumnal
Mrs. Kertrudo Hawkins Pcnn, St. L
Prof. IJ. H. Myles, Principal of llio
Mineral Springs School, Unrdeville, La.
Prof. Yv. H MilefcPriucipniaarrison
Scliool, Henry, Mo.
Miss PiaucisCrutehfield, Teacher at
Lexington, Mo., Mnltabeud, Mo.
Misses Kellie Palmer and Illondellu
Kibby, Professional Nurses, Provident
Hospital, 3G tc Dearborn, Sts. Chicago
Mr. J. A. Lewis pursuingacouro In
Pharmacy, .Minneapolis, Minn.
Mr. E. A. Williamson, Pharmacist,
Queen City Drugstore, Spniugficld, Mo
A. L. Sullivan, (stenographer, Clerk,
V. H. Smith Sous fc Co.r Wholesale,
Myrtle IJ. Craig, Agricultural Collego
Lysetta P. Johnson, Civil Service,
Dauvijle, III., 1M N. Walnut, St,
P., P. Harrington, Teacher, La., Mo.
Ardonia Abbott, Teacher, W,
Morgan St., Sednlia, Mo.
Sarah lirown. Teacher, 310 W. Mor
gan St,. Sedalia, Mo.
Mist Jcau Cecil Taylor, Teacher,
Mises Leonora C. Dillon, Miuniola
Jacksvit, nmlMr. W. II. HustonT'cach-
era Lincoln School Seiialia, Mo.
. II, Gravitt, Teacher, Sunthton
ltov. 11. F. Abbott, Pastor Pitt's
Chnpol, Springfield, Mo
ltov. J. A. Dorscy pursuing a higher
course in 0. 11. Smith College.
W, G, ICeeton taking mnsical course
North-westcru University, Kvanetou
Miss Violetta Jackson Vocnlut,
Mrs. Carilo II, Cotton, 4711 Doardoru
St. Chicago, 111.
A.W. Khodos, Malta Bend, Mo,
t,S, Uowloa, Warreusburg, Mo.
A. Giggors. Oswogo, Kansas.
Benjamin H. Hall. Fliut Hill, Mo,
Myrlle Carr.?07 s. nth,St,Carrolltou,
Everett Wilburti. 000 S. Grant, St.
s, u , Porter, Oiwogo, Kaua.
Creation of man as told in vorsr.
God bpgan to stop and think,
That Adam was tho mis. sin link.
So into a pleoi) or lifeless olay,
Hoblewbis brtfithnnd straigrta
way Thoro sprnngfrom more bit of oarth
A Hviniug creature born of mirth
Aft or thin task ho did aohlevo,
Ho tho't or another by tho nomo of
So whilo Adam in peacoful Blum
lie took from hiH sido a rib away.
And out ofthts pleoo of HfelsB
A fair but slrapls maiden shown.
God oallod Adam and to him gave
Evo as a help mato good and bravo
no told them sinco he gave them
They muat go out and replenish tUs
To thnn instructions he kindly bad
And chided thera be obedimt as
they were all he had,
To Hum a garden filled with plenty
And bid them partak of every thine
but one trust navo
For of that no man should etit and
For on thot same day his life shall
Ev? of this fruit was tempted to try
And gave to Adam to do and dl.
After they sinned and from Eden,
They began to mend the breaoh of
And from this time the world began
Whloh today Is fillod with many
Adam and Eve our parents of old.
nave supplied tho earth manifold.
a. n. it.
Ira Q, Roberta, Uli) LuoVy st Lmiis.,
M.L.Maekey, Loulnianii, Ho
Mary li.Campbell. Welliuctou. Uo.
H.S.BowleK.JSIO K.iOtht., K. C,. IU