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CONGRESS HEARS
RRbOMMENDATIONS
OF THE PRESIDENT
TRANSPORTATION, PROHIBITION
AND FARM CREDITS PLACED
TO THE FOREFRONT.
DELIVERS ADDRESS IN PERSON
VI tesuts of Arms Conference and
ties tc Critics-List of Recom
nlenc4ations for Short Session.
Waslington. - The transportation
situation, prohibition enforcemont
and farm credits were placed to the
forefront among the national prob
lems pressing for solution in the an.
nual address of President Harding,
made in person, to the Congress of
the United States.
President Harding also took occa
slion to r~ply directly to those whon
he said itail assumed that the Unit--d
States had taken itself "aloof and
apart, unmindful of world obligations."
He declared these gave "scant credit"
for the "helpful part" America had
assumed in international relatin3, re
ferring particularly to the arms con
ference.
Of the prohibition situation, the exe
cutive asserted there were conditions
of enforcement "which savor of na
tion-wide scandal." He made no rec
ommendations on this score, but an
nounced his purpose to call an eart/
conference of the governnors of the
states and territories with the fecr,-l
authorities to formulate definite poli
cies of national and state co-operaticu
in the administering of the laws.
Transportation.
Declaring there was no problem ex.
ceeding the importance of the one of
transportation, Mr. Harding told Con
gress there was need to begin on plans
to co-ordinate all the transportation
facilities-rail, water and motor. As
to the relief of the railrod problem,
he suggested merger of lines.
Turning to the recent railroad
strike, the President proposed that
the federal tribunal dealing with dis
putes between the carriers and their
workers to be given ample authority
to enforce its decisions. He voiced a
preference for abolition of the rail
road labor board and tho placing of
its functions under an enlarged inter
state commerce commission.
Should the decision be to continue
this board in existence, however, he
suggested that the partisan member
ship be abolished to the end that the
tribunal be impartial and the head
quarters moved from Chicago to Wash
ington, so there might be direct 'con
tact with the commission.
The only specific recommendation
of the executive for enactment of leg
islation at this, the short session of
Congress, related to the permanent
establishment of widened farm cred
its.
Other Recommendations.
Registration artheJvumendslh ....
Other recommendations included!:
Registration of aliens,.
More rigid examinations of emi
gpants at embark~ation ports.
Federal assistance in the education
of aliens.
A constitutional amendments giving
Congress authority over child labor.
A constitutional amendlment re
stricting the issue of tax-exempt se
curities by the federal government.
the states, municipalities and coun
tries.
A study by Congress of the wide
spread between production costs and
prices to consumers.
The survey of a plan to dIraft all
the resources of the nation, human
and material, for national defense.
A fostering interest by the national
governament in constructive measures
calculated to promote the unification
of steam, water and electric powers
in the eastern industrial region.
Favorable consideration of reclama
tion and irrigation projects where the
waste land may be made available for
settlement and productivity.
Co-operation betweenu the federal
government, the various states and
the owners or forest lands to the end
that protection from fire should be
made more effective and rep~lanting
encouraged.
With this session limited to less
than three months, there was a gen
eral realization that Congress could
deal between now and March 4 with
only one or two of -en the most im
portant of the problems presented by
the President. To what extent this
situation would bear on the ultimate
decision of Mr. Hlarding as to an extra
session of the new Congress was a
matetr of some conjecture at the cap
itol.
Lead' )r of the agricultural groups
in tihe kouse and senata are determin
ed that one recommendation of the
executive-the dealing with farm
Credits-shall' be translated into law~
at this session. They also are lpar.
ticula-rly anxious that there shmould
be some solution of the railroad prob
loin that..would bring about rates, hui1
Chairman Cumnmins, of the senate in
terstatq commerce committee, said
comprdhensive legislation along the
' lines recommended by Mr. Hardinj
could not be had at this session.
The Call to a Life
of Faith '
By REV. J. R. SCHAFFER
Director of lEvoning Classes, Moody
Bible institute. Chicago.
TEXT-Dy faith Abraham, when he
was called-obeyed.-Heb. 11:8.
The art gallery of God's Word is
hung with the most wonderful master
pieces of history
and biography, of
poetry and proph
ecy. One of the
most interesting
rooms contain a
S.the portraits of
faith's heroes. It
is quite difficult
in a study of
these to determine
which I s t h e
greatest. The fact
is each one seems
to illustrate a dif
ferent virtue of godly living.
The pen pictures of Abraham furnish
most interesting and profitable study
for us today. Many chapters are nec
essary to set forth the life of faith
eXeiipiled in the one who earned the
divine designation, "The Father of the
faithful." We shall endeavor to em
phasize several phases of the life of
faith in succeeding sermons. We begin
with "The Call to a Life of Faith."
There are only two positions for the
soul in its relationship to God-faith
or sight. "We walk by faith not by
sight" is an inescapable differentiation
of God's Word. One or the other-a
"by faith" or a "by sight" life.
The sight position is the sense posi
tion. It is the pursuit of the material
-satisfied with things that perish ; a
life gulded by natural reason. Faith
is the opposite. It is "the evidence
of things not seen, the substance of
things hoped for"-a life which can
only find its pleasure in God, taught
by His Word, and guided by His
Spirit.
It was to a life of faith that Abra
ham, a Chaldean prince, was called. The
glory of Go appeared td' him, living
in the blaze of material splendor. He
obeyed and went out into an unknown
land, simply trusting in the God who
had promised. Many times since
Abraham's far away day has the vision
appeared and the call sounded. To
Moses, keephig sheep in Midlan; to
Elisha, plowing in the field ; to Isaiah,
ministering in the temple ; to Amos,
gathering fruit at Tekoa ; to Peter,
washing fishing nets; to Matthew, col
lecting taxes; to Saul of Tarsus, bent
on persecution. To Cromwell, from
his farm; to Luther, from his monas
tery cell; to Carey, from the cobbler's
bench ; to Moody, from the shoe store.
And, to every man and woman who has
heard the Gospel, the vision of God
and the voice of God have come, cll
ing away from sight to faith. This
call involves three things:
Separation.
We have the very words of the call
in Genesis 12:1-3. "Get thee out of
thy country, and from the kindred,
and from thy father's house unto a
land that I will show thee." He was
to sever connections with every phase
of' the 01(d life, its habits, its associa
tions, its environments. This was to
he the tuagie word opening the (loot
of failth',; treasure house. God could
not iperfect H1Is plant or perform llis
pr~omises uintil1 Abra hamt was 1oose
from every vestige of the Sense life.
This is the key to the Christin life.
it ione oipens the* t'ensutre house, The
measur of(' ourt sepairationi determines
the nebilevementts of' our faith.
Sacrifice.
Abrahtamu was deeply attached to his
kitndred, his home, his native land1(. It
wats a tremendous01i teatritng loose from
all thle htumn hteart holds (dear. Hie
did( not herometi( detached by one act of
cuttinig off. Ils kindred wvent with
hitm and1( kept htimi in Hat-an, the htalf
way place, until Torah, his father,
diedi. Still Lot clung to hinm and(
causedl him sorr'ow anmd loss until he
moved out. One by one the things of
tln old1 life mtust go if faith is to be
triumphant. It cost his all.
lBut this ia the very thing that
makes faith precious. Values are al
ways dhetermninedc by3 cost. The thin'gs
we get for nothing are worth little
miore. Dia mond~a are miore precious
than dirt, thidrefore cost more. Mant
is greater than a sheep-hence he could
(only be redeemed at Infinite cost. Sal
vatlon is God's free gIft but the ac
ceptance of it crucifles us unmto theo
world and( the world1 unto us. Sner'l
fice is the touchist one of' a living faith.
Every 'real adlvance in the lIfe (If faith
Involves on altar ont which somte deer
fragment of the s(elf-life must (lie, or
Isome hit of world possesslin must he
offerui up. Oh, how few are willing
to pay the price,
SubmissIon.
Obedience ia not 0only ain act, it is
attitudel. Abrahuam wvent out, Hie ma
triculated in the school of faith. Many
lessons tmulst he learned., Step by step
heo must walk, advynncing ?'I'om one
plane of experience to another. Test
ed,. reproved, encou ra ged, lessed0 un
til lie becomews the Friend of God,
taken into thte divine contidlence. It is
wvorth the cost, the separation and sac
rifice to hauve G(od1 aik, "Shalil I hide
from Abraham, my friend, this thing
that I will (10?" "Ye are my friends
if ye (10 wha~tsoever I command you."
Are you longintg for real trite friend
ship? There is One wito stands at the
dloor of your heart anid knocks for ad
mission. Will you lot Him in? Draw
back the bolt ; fling open wide the
doer, anid let Him come in. Then will
the life of faith begin and become as
a shining light that shineth brighter
and brighter unto the perfet ay.
MPROVE UNOR RUMATIONM.
SiuidaySchool
' LessonV
(By REV. P. B. FITZWATER, D. D..
Teacher of English Bible in the Moody
Bible Institute of Chicago.)
Copyright, 1922. Western Newspaper Union.
LESSON FOR DECEMBER 17
JESUS AMONG FRIENDS AND FOES
LESSON TEXT-Luke 10:38-42: 11:14-54.
GOLDEN TEXT-Ye are my friends, if
ye do whatsoever I command you.-John
16:14.
REFERENCE MATERIAL-Luke 2:34,
36.
PP'MARY TOPIC-Jesus in the Home
of Fr ands.
JUNIOR TOPIC-Jesus Among Friends
and Foes.
INTERMEDIATE AND SENIOR TOPIC
-Friends and Enemies,, of Jesus.
YOUNG PICOPLE AND A1)ULT TOPIC
-Christ's Methods of Dealing With Peo
ple.
1. Jesus In the Home of Friends
(Luke 10:38-42).
There is no place where true charac
ter is so clearly revealed as at home.
1. his Reception (v. 38). Martha
was the lead of the home, therefore
she received him. It would be a fine
thing if all homes were open to re
ceive Jesus.
2. Mary Sitting at Jesus' Feet (v.
39). She, of fine spiritual discern
ment, knew that sitting at the Lord's
feet and hearing His Word was that
which would please hint most.
3. Martha Cumbered About Much
Serving (v. 40). Bloth sisters loved
the Lord. It would be impossible to
say which loved the more; but Martha
was bent on providing a fine meal for
Him. She was trying to do so many
things that she was on the verge of
distraction. This had so completely
got on her nerves that she found fault
with Jesus for permiting Mary to
leave the kitchen to listen to ills
teaching. Not only did she criticize
her sister and Jesus, but she assumed
the authority to comnmand Him to send
Mary back to the kitchen to help.
4. Jesus' Answer (vv. 41, 42. (1)
Rebuked Martha (v. 41). He did this
tenderly, for He knew that she loved
lnim sincerely. (2) Defends Mary
(v. 42). lie declared that but one
thing was needful, and that Mary had
chosen that good part whlch could not
be taken away from her.
II. Jesus Among Foes (11:14-23; 29
82; 37-5-1).
1. Charged With Being in League
With the Devil (vv. 1.1-23). Being un
willing to receive Himt as the Son of
God, and yet unable to account for
Ills mighty works, they declared H
was casting out demons through Heel.
zebub, the chief of demons. Jesum
exposed the fallacy of their reasoning
by showing that in that case Satat
would be arrayed against )himself, ont
therefore would destroy his own king
dom.
2. Refused to Believe Iis Miracles
(vv. 29-32). They asked for a sign
to which He replied that they would
have a sign from heavers in Iis death
and resurrmectin. He reminded them,
however, that their request showed
unbelief surpassing that of the heath
en queeni of the South, and the wicked
people of Nineveh.
3. Wickedness D~enounced (vv. 37
54). lie pronomieed six woes up)on
those who were opposing IHiln andl(
seeking Ills dest ructan.
(1) The Ilharisees (vy. :37--4i). These
lie deniotunced for (a) pun(-til
iriusly obIservingh somet moinute rit er- und
ait the same thne brea king thle Ten
Comnmandmnents. Th'Iey carefully tit heel
the small herbs of the gar-den while
pr-acticing injustlee to their fellow
meon and wit hholding love fr-om (God,
Hie poinited out to thrumi the folly of
attending to these e'xternal racts whiile
the heart was fitled with i lckedness,
(b) Desirinig pub~lic recognition (V,
48). Th is is a common sin todayv,
(c) For feigning humility (v. 44-). lie
(-olnpiares their- hy-pocrisy to gr-aves
which are on a lev-el with the gr-ound
and maiy b~e steppedts upon0 unconscious
ly by3 soimeonte, and1( thius defiled. We
can avoid those w-ho make their van
ity known by boasting, butt somle are
filled with tils same wickedrness wuho
(10 not thus1 make it knowvn.
(2) Th'le Lawyv3ers (vv-. 415--1). Jesus
strIctutres on tihe hyplvi-lttieaI harri
sees aroused tihe la-.yers, one of whonm
indignantly dechutred : "You are- insult
hng us also." Ini replying to) tils
CIhrist paroniolmleud thIiree woes upioni
qui rieent upon01 the people to which
they, thiemiselve~s would not slumhit
(v. 4(1). (b) lfor the0111 mrder of G od't
pro~phets (vv. 47-41) . lie showed
that their attituttde towarid Him w as
the same uhat was shown to the
prlopheIts by hI leu- father-s. (i') For)
keeping buek the knowledge of Ghod
b~y false lnter-preiation of the Scr-ip
tures (vy-. 52-54). There is nc
wickednmess pierhiaps sQo gr-eat as thart
of supp~iosed teachers of God's Word
who keep its preclous truths frori
time people by iper-verting its nmaning,
Seek Ye.
lBut soek ye first his kingdom, andl
his righeousness ; and all t hese
things shall be added unto you.
Matthew 0:33.
Reaping Iniquity.
Ye have plowed wicekedness, ye hawl
,reaped iniquily ; ye have eaten the
fruit of lies.--Hosea 10:18.
Final Permannce.
Character attains final permanence,
and final permanence can come but
Onea.-Onnh Cooate
KEEPING I
A CONE
AG
MaIny diseasse may be described as a e
eataib, stomach sand bowel disord.rs a
eatarrh.
ht It! Fight catarrh with a reme
Meputtion for usefulness extending oer hl
DR. I
PE
Tahets or aLquld
The Effect on Him.
"Uh-well, sah," related old Brother
3uekaloo, "'twuz enidurli' of de re
tival at Ebaenezer chapel. Do house
vats rockl' will dehlallelooyers of dle
wrands snatched fums de huritll', adll
ahson Bagster was eallin' on ils one
and d(it one to testif'y 'bout de bless
n's dat baid 'scetnded upon him. lie
proached po' Blrudder Bobshy, (lilt
-andt been 'lillted wid do rleumatiz
:wvell he was bent up like ai question
mark.
"'Te'llus, muhl brudder,' howle~d de
?Ithson, 'what de lawd In his indell
:lte mussy halts d1n11 0 did to yU' I'
"'(oifount It ! aiin't yo' se?
Kroane~d de mtizzible mn, twistin'
round twtell he 1o1uild look up Into (de
preacheur's face. 'lie's (-) near
ruint me !' "'.-Kansais City Star.
DYED HER BABY'S COAT,
A SKIRT AND CURTAINS
WITH "DIAMOND DYES"
Each package of "Diamond Dyes" con
.ains directions so simple any woman can
:ye or tint her old, worn, faded things
new. Even if she has never dyed before,
she can 1ut a new, rich color into shabby
skirts, dresses, waists, coats, stockings,
sweaters, coverings, draperies, hangings,
everytIhing. Buv Diamond Dyes-no other
kind-then perfect home dyeing is guar
mnteed. Just tell your druggist whether
the material you wish to dye is wool or
silk, or whether it is linen, cotton, or
mixed goods. Diamond Dye:- never streak,
spot, fade or run.-Advertisemeunt.
Retribution Impractical.
"Wouldn't it he turn about and fai
play If you farmers were to organize
and ilx prices to stilt yoursl'sve's''
"The proplosit inn so'unds allurin'," re
plied Farmiuer ('orntossel. "l's farmi
1rS might as well go alhlai' i1e'In' butisi
ness with reausonuable gtl:uranut'es fur'
honesty all arotuind. TIe1'r'- no way of
Isiuarlin' fa raiers fur all Ile difI'erenI
ways wV've ht'n stung uni'ss we can111
Sectlr' a1 jrote'cted m1n111pjdy oni aill
gold bricks, bunko and' greesn goods
ganes."-Vshington Star.
'ri.}Durini
I::.
at.i !r.....l
plenty
:vi. 1ii :" l
ithe fa
whthe
meote
phorie
is nt
- phospi
- ~ Recexn
Causes
Germs
nesia,
Si
Ask for
ELL MEANS
TANT FIGHT
UNST CATARRH
itarrhel condition. Couighai, coids, ns
e justa few of the very coneaon l due to
l of aeerit, a remedy which base
a antury'
ARTMAN'
WU-NA
SeWt1 Everyawbeu"
All She Could Think Of.
One evening, at an eIntertainnent,
the mother of a boy In- an algebra
elass I taught turned to me and said,
"Well, how is the boy getting along?"
It was miy honte comnmunity and it
happened that I was proud of a baby
nephew then three weeks old, and I
thought, of course, that she referred
to hun.
I answered, ".Just ilne; le gnined
it potind last week"
It didn't take mne long to see that
she referred to the progress of her
soll in algebra.
IF SICK TO
TAKE NI
"Dodson's Liver, Tone" Strai
Salivating, Dangerous Ca
You-Don't Lose a Day'
I discovered a vegetable compound
that does the work of dangerous, slek
ening (aloiel and I want every reader
of this paper to buy a bottle for a few
cents and if it doesn't straighten you
up better and <iuleker than salivating
Ealomel .lust go hack to the store and
get your money back.
I guarantee that one spoonful of
Dodson's liver 'l'one will pt your
sluggish liver to work and clean your
thirty fee of bowels of the sour hilt
and constipation poison whic'h Is clog
Bing; your system amid mnaking you feel
miserable.
I guarantee that one spoonful of thi
harmless liquid liver medicine will re
lIeve the headache, hillousness, con1te
.... . .::l{~ {1 ... " 1'111
. F'LP.
The present conditions in the
and in the fertilizer industry
Both are going through a ret
its hardships and doubts.
rmer may well ask whether h,
fertilizer. The fertilizer sak~
3r he is selling the kind that
ood, and lead to larger sales
'the war America could rnot
phosphate; increased. Centr;~
ates, and the use of Potash
of Potash can be had at less ti
eight time to restore the balar
fertilizer formulas than th<
5 to 10 per cent.
take from the soil very much
acid. On any soil where PotU
unreasonable now to use at
ioric acid. Ask the fertilizer
f goods, and rebuild your so
bly it has been shown that a1k
serious injury to imnportai
mn Kainit and Manutre Sats f
wvithout extra cost.
DIL & CROP SERVICE, P0
Broadway H. A. HUsTON, I~
POTASH-Buy PoTA
LOOKED A LITTLE SUSPICIOUS
Circumstances Conspired to Make Pea
fectly innocent Man Appear Guilty .
of Gross Deception.
A friend was visitiag us last sum
ier. My wife telephoned me at the
Ofice telling ie to come home early
that evening to take her and our friend
to a show.
On my way home, I met some young
women and said: "Well, I must be go.
ing home. My wife wants te to take
her to a show tonight."
Upon arching home my wife in
formed mie she had decided to stay
at home with the children, but she
wished me to take our friend to the
show, as she was anxious for her to
see the new theater.
Upon entering the street car with
the woman I found to my great em
harrassment, that these girls with
whom I had been talking were on the
same car. As they knew my wife,
and did not know my friend, I have
often wondered what they must have
thought.-Itailtimore American.
The occasional uso of Roman ye Balsam
at night upon retiring wilt prevent and re
lieve tired, watery eyes, and eye strain. Ad,.
Our idea of a mtodest man is the
parent of a new-hora son who admits
that the mother was also present.
DAY'
) CALOMEL
ghtens You Up Better Than
lomel and Doesn't Upset
s Work-Read Guarantee
tongue, ague, malaria, sour stomach
or any other distress caused by a toe
i(1 liver its (luiciky as ia (ose of vile,
nauseating calomel, besides it will not
make you sick or keep you from a
day's work.
Calomel is poison-It's mercury-it
attacks the bones, often causing
rheumatism. Calomiel is dangerous. It
sickens-while ay Dodson's Liver
'Tone is safe, pleasant and harmless.
Eat anything aftewwards, because it
cannot salivate. '(ive it to the children
because it doesn't upset the stomach
or shock the liver. Take a spoonful
tonight and wtke up feeling fine and
realy for a full day's woric.
business of the farmer
call for serious thought.
idjustment period, with
e is using the most prof
sman may well inquire
will de the farmer the
in the future.
~et Potash, and the use
*iI Europe could not get
Salts increased. 'Today
ian pre-war prices. Now
ce by using more Potash
average amount used
more Potash than phos
Lsh has been profitable it
least as much Potash as
agent for prices on this
il while Potash is cheap.
tek of available magnesia
it crops on some soils.
urnish this soluble mag
TASH SYNDICATE
ianager
New York City

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