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VOL. XVIII, JNO.
For torpid liver, indigestion and
that tired reeling" nothing can equal
wheeling. Doctors who are not afraid to
loose a pati -.n recommend it. Join the
army or cyclists, hut start right. There's
a difference In cycles.
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Manufacturing Jeweler, ami d
llrailiiHle optician, (j
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We have ri full supply of till
bunks used in the Virginia
College, High School and Pub?
lic Schools. Our prices are as
low as the lowest.
Copy Books and Old Do
THE FISH BURN CO.,
No. 1') Campbell Avenue w.
\ BARGAINS. X
One slightly used upright
piano, full size, good as new;
sold one year ago for $350;
now $225 on easy payments
(mcgood second-hand Knabe
Square Piano, $50.00?easy
Good, slightly-used organ,
Gull while we have these liar
gains. It will pay you.
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No. 115. Jefferson street.
Just now for heating stove
business. Cold weather is
coming, though, and you want
to be ready for it. Why don't
you get ono of our "New Pro?
cess" oil heaters?just the thing
for cool mornings? They are
the cheapest and liest.
ENGLEBY & BRO. CO
WILL BE BEGUN.
Charleston Gazette: Thomas McCreery.
of Hinton, president of the Hinton ami
New River Railroad Comoany, is in the
city. Mr. McCreery has just returned
from New Vork city, where he has been
tor the past month, looking after the in
terest of his road. He now has completed
arrangements to put the road under con
struction'and to push it to an early com
pletlon. This road will extend Irom the
line of the Chesapeake and Ohio railroad
at Hinton, to the Norfolk an?' Western
reilWuy at the Narrow-, in Giles county.
Va?, and will npairup a fine timber ter
ritory. It will alsc touch the Pocabontas
coal field,and traverse for a long distance
a seam of superior brow a stone, the same
as that used in the Kanshwbn Valley
Hank building, the Burlew Opera House
and Other buildings of this city. It is
not improbable' that when the road com?
pleted a great deal of coal now produced
in the Norfolk and Western field will go
to market past Charleston, over the
Chesapeake and Ohio, Instead of over the
Norfolk and Western road,as It now goes.
For clean coal 'Phone IH, or
call on C. M. Armes, III Jeffer?
Two Roanokors Nearly Murdered by
1). S. YATKS SHOT BY A NEGRO
AND BUT LITTLE HOPES ABE
ENTERTAINED FOB HIS RECOV?
ERY?SIX MEN SUSPECTED ARE
UNDER A BREST?JAMES FIN
NELL. A NORFOLK AND WEST?
ERN ENGINEER. ASSAULTED AND
ROBBED ON RANDOLPH STREET
It scenis rs if Roanoko is just ut this
time going through no epidemic of lnw*
lessness and violence. The whole town
was aroused yesterday morning over the
acts of lawlessness of the nlghl before.
The i ramp clement is coming more ami
more into prominence a.- the days go by,
II is practically an every day occurrence
for the police to receive repot ts f liat some
tramp or tramps have visited somebody's
residence and nearly frightened the wo?
men to death by demanding both food
ami money. This class of people in fast
becoming a nuisance and many men are
actually afraid to leave their homes cn
account <>f them.
lt. Is only a few days since that a prom?
inent oil i/.en started to leave his residence
ami only a short distance away noticed a
suspicious looking negro who was lurk?
ing around. After going a square or two
away he concluded to return ami found
] the negro trying to enter his house,
i Another negro went to the same gen
I tlcman's bouse and tried to effect an en
I trance. The servant thinking it was the
house dog cautiously opened the door and
! the burly scoundrel tried to tush in.
I Happily she succeeded in closing the door
I until tin- lady of the house appeared on
i the scene and with an astonishing
; promptness threw onon the door and cov
j end the brute with a gun which caused
i him to yell "murder" and turn on his
j heels and run. The brave lady gave him
a parting shot auyway, but it is supposed
the bullet failed to take effect.
Some of this work culminated last
night in two tragedies which are given
On Sunday 1). S. Yates, better known
as "Tobe," an'1 his wife, who reside on
Eighth avenue >. w., just west o Park
street, started to walk up the river in the
vicinity of the narrow gunge railroad
bridge, it being their intention to pass
around this point and come down Camp?
bell avenue to the residence of 1). C.
Vales, father of the young man.
Upon -caching a strip of pines located
in the rear of the resilience of Win. Welch
ami just to the east of the bridge, three
negro men began throwing rocks at Mr.
and Mrs. Yates. They ran towards
Campbell avenue, but were followed by
th<* negnie?. Upon reaching'this thor?
ough tare Mr. Yates told his wife to hurry
on and he. would See what, the trouble
W..H about. lie stepped bacj li few steps
toward the approaching nenrocs anil upon
meeting them demanded to know
why such an attack should have been
made upon himself and his wife.
One of the negroes grappled him and a
second one, wdio was olT only a short dis?
tance, drew a shot gun and discharged
the entire load in the unfortunate man's
side. 1 r, Is believed that both barrels of
the gun were discharged at one time as
the wound hud the appearance of having
received tiro lo'tds of shot. One load did
not scatter, as the Mesh was terribly lac
crated. The other seems to till his ent ire
side from his Bhoulder down.
The alarm was soon sounded and the
unfortunate man was taken to his home
anil medical aid summoned. He is badly
injured aud it is hard to predict the re?
Many people seem to thins: that this is
one ease in which the blood hounds could
have gotten iu some good work, but so
far as could bo ascertained no effo.t was
made to put them on the trail.
It i-cems to have been a premeditated
affair n the part of the negroes, as ihey
provoked the disturbance, aud the"'very
fact that one of the desperados carried a
-hotgnn on Snuday afternoon or evening
is proof that the crowd were, out for law?
Several parties have been arrested on
suspicion, nut as yet there is no clue es
to I he real parlies. T'ie six men under
j arrest, are confined in the city jail.
Lite yesterday afternoon Sir. Yates
seemed to grow worse and but little hope
is entertained for his recovery.
The negroes who are under arrest nus
pectetl with ha.ine committed the crime
are Nice Bau oder s, James Terry, Bert
Williams, Joe Williams, C as. Turner
> ml Dan Br.-wn. It is understood that
the police are following up every clew
and that suspicion points very strongly
to one of the men under arrest. Ctiief
Dyer intends the matter shall be sifted
to tin- bottom. The man suspected was
taken before Mr. Yates for identification
and he believes that ho is tue man who
shot aim. A thorough examination of
the prisoners was msde yesterday to as
certain f any of them has reee.ved ary
of i he scattering shots which may have
missed Yates. This idea, however, did
no: pan out. anything.
\N ENGINEER ASSAULTED.
On Sunday night a'jout o'clock a
voting man named Falls was crossing
Randolph street bridge, when he found a
man iu t semi' unconsciouscondil ion lying
in a pool of blood. The man had receiv?
ed a t:-rr!iv I low on the back of t no head
wil h a piece of iron pipe. There was also
a severe wound over his right eve and a
big gash across his forehead, which
might have been caused by his falling
forward and st-iking some object, or it
np'v have been caused by a blow.
The young man who found him soon
save the alarm and Officer Nicholas was
soon on the s?eue The Injured man
provod tc be Jns. F. FiDnoll, an erginecr
OKE, VA., TU ES Di
on the Norfolk and Western running be?
tween Houuokc nud BluclicUl.who resides
nt Uli Campbell avenue. Officer Nicho?
las started with hiui towards n physi?
cian's office,, but he soon sank to the
i: round unconscious, in which condition he
remained until nearly noon yesterday.
His injuries were terribly severe and it is
a wonder It 'did not kill him outright.
When he sank down unconscious a car?
riage was secured und the injured man
taken to Dr. Luck's office,where his inju?
ries were dressed and ho was afterwards
removed to his borne.
It seems that Mr. F'nnell had gone on
Commonwealth avenue to see a party
and on his return stopped on the bridge
to watch a freight train pass. Since re?
gaining consciousness he rente in Oers that
a negro man wearing black clcthes and a
soft, hat came up to htm and remarked
that the train was running very slow,
and at the same time stated that his fa?
ther was employed in the shops. . Mr.
Kinuell remembers when the engine went
under the bridge but that is all. He does
not remember being struck nor did he
notice that tin: negro bar any kind of
weapon when he came ttp to him. Out?
side of that no clew is o Ho red the police
by which they can work up the matter.
Mr. Fin noil is now rational and his phy?
sician has strom; hopes of his recovery.
The perpetrator ol tie-crime will perhaps
never be known. The object ot the as?
sault was evidently robbery, as his pock?
ets were turned wrong side but and the
contents gone. He had only a small
amount of money ou his person. His
watch chain was taken, but fortunately,
he had during the day taken bis watch
off and left it at home.
Don't forget the big sab- at $1.25 per
thousand for XXXX size 0 1 2 envelopes
at Hammond's 1'rlnting Works to-day,
Tuesday only. They are at just one half
VAST FOREIGN FORTUNE.
Part of it is Claimed by the We', her
^Family of Salem.
The Washington Post has the following
which will lie of Intercut to Virgin! tus:
This estate is partly claimed by the
Webber family ol Salem and they are
taking steps to establish their < latins to
the vast fortune.
"In an unpretentious little red brick
house at 524 Tenth street h. e., William
Frederick Weber, a well-known orches?
tra leader of t his city, last night mod?
estly told it Post reporter'an interesting
history of $45,000,000 now"in the Dutch
? roasury at The Hague, in Holland, that
will eventually be divided among his
brothers, sister s, aud first cousins, share
ami share alike.
"A little more than a century ago John
Christian Weber whs n millionaire mer?
chant of Antwerp, Belgium. During the
Dutch-Entrlish war he was a privateers
man in the employ of his own govern
ment. His prize.? paid him well, and
formed the necleus of'the vast forturne
subsequently accumulated by the pro?
verbial Teutonic thrift and economy.
Dear to the "old father's heart was his
only son, named like himself, John Chris?
tian Weber. John Christian Jr., was
of an independent spirit,"and when he set
his heart on a fair daughter of Belgium
he would brook no parental interference.
Ho married the woman of his choice and
was disinherited. "When the elder We?
ber died it was found that he had willed
his entire estate to the Holland govern
I ment, with the proviso that the money,
with interest, should he returned to his
heirs of the third generation when they
! became of age. This unique trust was
accented by the Dutch government.
?"In the meantime the disinherited Ben
went lo Hesse Darmstadt. Here were
born three sons. Christian, .lust ami
Frederick William, atid a daughter, who
died at the age of 17 years. Frederick
William never married, as did his two
brothers, who subsequently emigrated to
this country about 1828, and settled in
Baltimore. A few years biter they came
to Washington, where each raised fami?
lies. The children of Christian Weber,
who ara among the direct heirs to this
vast wealth, are Prof. William Frederick,
mentioned above, and who lives, as
stated, near the navy yard; Louis F. W.
Weber, also a musician, living nt 7'27
Seventh stret s. e.: Mrs. Jennie McDon?
ald, the wife of Joseph McDonald, a re?
tired boatswain of the United States
Navy, anil whose home is in the same lo?
cality as that of Mr5. Anne Cook, whose
husband. Hamilton Cook, now employed
in the Washington Navy Yard; Mr. Bar?
bara S. Clark, a boatswain at the Annap?
olis Naval Academy; Mrs. Mary Hector,
widow of Thomas B Rector, living near
Warren ton Springs, Vn., and Mrs. Ame?
lia Forchi, also a widow, who reside- in
Louisville, Ky. The other hells, chil
tlieu of Just Weber, and first, cousins of
those named, arc Frederick William
Weber, of Harrishurg, Pa., au.I his three
?isters, of whom it is supposed two are
"Judiie Jere M. Wilson, one of the
most prominent attorneys of Washington,
has been retained in The case,and through
the cablegrams that; have passed between
the Dutch government and the heirs the
existence of f he bequest lias been fully
"Prof. Weber said last night that
about twentv-flve years ago a lawyer
from Holland came to this country and
olTefed to secure the money, but while
some of the heirs felt that the mailer was
worth investigating, the others were mis
nicious of the legal gentleman and came
to no arrangement. This spring A. II
Weber, of Schuylkill, Haven, Pa., who
claims an interest in the estate, called a
meeting of some of his kin at the Penn?
sylvania town and asked permission to
push the case at his own expense. This
he was authorised to do, and early in
June last, hn went to Holland. He re?
cently returned with proofs of the exist?
ence of the estate and a full knowledge
of the, course that must Ire pursued to
prove right to the millions. Prot. Weber
says he knows all that, has been done bj
A. H. We*ier hut a< the latter is a de?
scendant, of a broi her of the original John
Christian Weber he Is entitled to no part
of the $45,000.000."
A STEINWAY PIANO BARGAIN.
A line Stein way Piano, full size, seven
octaves, renewed action, new hammers,
repolisheil ca-e, in perfect order and fnUv
warranted five years, for n275, on easy
payments without, interest, at Hobble
Piano Co. . ~3S j_ _
lY, SEPTEMBER 1
United States Asks a Part in Set?
tling the Cuban Question.
THE INSTRUCTIONS ARK CONCILI?
ATORY AND PEACEFUL IN
THEIR TONE AND NO IMMEDI?
ATE CRISIS IS EXPECTED?THE
MINISTER HAS AUTHORITY TO
USE HIS OWN DISCRETION AS
TO WHEN HE WILL PRESENT
Washington, Sept. 18.?The Cuban
question is likely to occupy a largo share
of public! attention duriug this week
Minister Wood ford is expected to present
his credentials to day to the ipieeu regent
of Spain. Whether or not lie presents
also the note which ho carried with him
frciu Washington depends wholly upon
Gen. '?Von I ford himself. The time at
which the n-?ti> is to be presented was left
to the discretion of the minister, the
President and Assistant Secretary of
State Day believ'ug Gen. Woodford
would be much better able to judge of
the timeliness of that action than the
government here in Wnt>hin?ton. No
immediate crisis is expected, und the
Spanish government will necessarily
want some time in which to consider the
most important mattet placed before ti
by the representative of the United
President McKinley returned to the
Capital this niter uoou, and a Cabinet
meet iog will be held to-01 rrow. One
question which is to be decided is an to
whether or not the context, of the note to
Spain sha'l be given to the public imme?
diately after its presentation to the
Madrid government or whether it shall
be held to wait the leply of Spain. There
Is the most intense anxiety to learn pre?
cisely what the President has said to the
Spanish government concerning Cuba,
and inasmuch as the note is likely to pro
dnce some excitement in Madrid it is
thought quite possible the significant pas
sage of the document may leak out in
Spain. Recognizing the danger of this,
and not wishing to have the communica?
tion appear in a fragmentary way, a
number of the President's advisers favor
immediate publication in case no good
reasons appear for taking a contrary
The note which Mildster Woodford is
to preset,! to the Spanish government was
carefully edited by President McKinley
himself. 11 is a document?.t considera?
ble length, covering some six or eight
pages of typewriter,and bears dnte of the
day before Mr. Woodford .eft Washing?
Its chief significance is that the United
States asks to be considered a party tc
the settlement of the Cuban question.
The reasons why the United States takes
this step, which ordinarily might be con?
sidered interference en the part, of one
nation with the domestic a!vairs of
another, are set forth at considerable
length and als?: quite forcibly. The long
continuance of war in Cuba, the destruc?
tion of propeity and commerce, the man?
ner in which the interests of the United
States have suffered, the huge number of
: American citizens involved in one way or
anorher,!tbe constant nnxiety nun expense
caused the United States Government in
maintaining Its attitude as a friendly
power, nod, above'all, the distress in?
dicted upon hundreds of .thousands of
peaceful people, are all dwelt upon.
Mention is also made of the large num?
ber of claims preferred by American cit?
izens against the government of Spain
without any immediate prospect of set?
tlement. President Cleveland's warning
in his last annual message that unless bet
ter conditions were soou tocome in Spain
it would be necessary for the United
States to interfere in behalf of commerce
and humanity is cited. The note then
points out that Instead 'of better condi?
tions worse appear, and In support oi
this statement the situation in Cuba is
reviewed at some legnth. Without dis
onctlv averring that the struggle is a
hopeless one on the part of Spa in, the note
Intimates Spain has made such slight
progress that no hope of an early conclu?
sion of the war can be entertained. The
note also contains a rather significant al?
lusion to the power of public sentiment
in this country in favor of Cuba, and the
Spanish authorities are permitted Lto un?
derstand that this sentiment cannot be
much longer held in check.
The note is, so far as form goes, exceed
ingly polite and Irlendly. The President
expresses'his great desire t<" continue the
friendly relations which have ever at tend?
ed the Intercourse between two nations.
His hope is that -pain will gladly accept
the aid of the United States in bringing
the unfortunate war to an end on teims
compatible alike with the dignity and
best interests of Spain and the future
welfare of the island. The President also
expresses bis tvil'lognesg to co operate
with the Spanish government In every
proper ivay in restoring peace.
Except for the excitability of the Span
isb and their traditional hostility to the
United States in everything that concerns
Cuba, th.re is no reason why this note
should cause any disturbance in the rela?
tions of the two countries 01 give alarm
to business men or financiers. That the
Spanish will vehemently deny the right
of the United States to be regarded a
party of interest in settling the Cuban
trouble is expected by members of the
administration. The Spanish press is
expected to be as violent and explosive as
While the weight ot Opposition appears
to be that the Madrid government will
not dare accept our good offices, but will
be compelled by fear .'if public opinion to
reject our tender, there is some sbght
reason for hope that a way may be touud
to admit the United States to negotia?
tions for peace, At any rate, the Pres
ident's. advisers here do not look for sen
satloual developments for 'sonic time to
come. It is admitted that 'our note is of
such nature that a reply to it must he
made and probably without a very long
delay, hut this in "itself will noc strain
the relations of the two countries. The
critical moment will not come ttutil Pres?
ident McKinley takes his next step.aud
Spain's reply to that COinmuucicaliou
shall have been received. This may be
six months hence, but it is now pretty
generally understood in administration
circles that the President has evolved a
definite Cuban programme.
In fact, his suggestion to the Spanish
government of the best means of bring?
ing the uufortuate war to a closo is said
to have been Incorporated in the note,
though in such a conciliatory and friendly
way as not to give offense, except per?
haps, to the radical anti-American news?
papers. It is also stated that the Presi?
dent's suggestion does not go so far as to
advise Spain to give the Cubans their in?
SPAIN IS POWERLESS.
Gen. Lee Says She Cannot End the
Washington, Fept. IS?Consul General
Fit/.buch I. ee called at the .State Depart?
ment this afternoon ami had a long con?
ference with Assistant Secretary Day, in
the absenet? of Secretary Sherman. They
discussed the present status of affairs in
Cuba at length.
the consul genera] gave the dcpai t:ne it
his views upon the prospects of ending
the war without the Intelvention of the
I United States. Win a be finally left the
i department it was with the understand'
inn that on to-morrow be "vould discuss
; the matter with the President and As
I sistant Secretary Day.
It. is said hen- that General Dee frankly
told the department oflicinls that, as he
viewed it, Spain had no earthly chance of
ending the war. The Cubans were gain
ii l; in strength all the time, greatly de
nmralv.ing the troops of Wcyler.
IN' SESSION ALL N'lGF.T
The Virginia Populists Will Make a
Fight lor the Legislature.
Lynctiburg, Va., Sept. 13?By tele?
phone?Tho executive committee of the
Populist, party of Virginia have been In
session here a'l night and up to this hour
(midnight! have not concluded their bus?
iness, but eucugh is known to warrant
the statement that an address has been
ptepaied anil that no general ticket will
Capt. E. It. Cocke will he suppoited
for lieutenant governor and a light wl'l bo
made for the legislature.
The following members of the party
were present: Gen. Jas. G. Field, J. Has.
kins Hohsou, W. II. Gravcley, Dr. T. W
Evaus, W. E. Grant, Col. J. It, C. Lewis,
Capt. E. It. C.-cke, 11. A. Nailer, G. W.
B. Hale. J. Rust Miller, A. Witcber and
MADE NO NOMINATION.
Both Republicans and Democrats of
Henry Comity Bold Conventions.
Martinsville. Sept. 13.?(Special.)?The
Republicans of the county met to day ami
appointed twenty-seven delegates to at
tend the Lynchburg convention.
The Democrats met iu> county conven?
tion, but adjourned without making any
lion. A. .1. Montague, candid.ite for at?
torney general, made a lineVpeech here to?
day.convincing all of his oratorical power
and his ability as a politician.
OP1F. TO BE SENATOR.
Messrs. Walker aud Churchman Nomi?
nated for the House.
Staunton, \Vn , Sept. 18.?The Demo?
cratic convention of Staun ton -Mid Au?
gusta met Saturday to nominate a State
senator to succeed Hon. Edward Echols,
the Democratic nominee for lieutenant
governor, and two members of the house
id delegates. Hon. J. A. Patterson, of
Wayuesl>oro,! presided over the conven?
After a spirited light Capt. John N.
Opie was named as the senatorial nomi?
nee on the first ballot, ami friends o(
.lodge .1. M. Quarles moved a unau'mous
nomination before finishing the roll-call.
.Messrs. Silas 11. Walker, incumbent,
J. William Churchman, II (1. Eichelber?
ger and 11. .1. Williams were candidates
lor the house. On the first ballot Messrs
Walker and Churchman wert" nominated.
NOMINATED AS A FLOATER.
Ru8tburg, Va., Sent. KV?(Special.)?
Mr. Liggou was nominated as a floater
from Campbell and Appomattox coun?
ties in the convention here to liny, Cap
tain Featheraton was nominated asa can?
didate tor the house of delegates from
Han Sebastian, Spain, Sept. 18.- Retir?
ing Minister Uaunis L. Taylor was re?
ceived in audience to day by the qneeu
regent ami presented his letters of recall.
The new minister, (Jen. Wood ford, was
also received by her majesty and present,
ed his credent ials
EX AMI NATION POSTPONED.
New York. Sept. 18.?The examination
of Afigust Nack antl Martin Thome,
charged with murdering William Glib
I deusiippe, will not be taken up by 'the
Queens county grand jury until Wednes?
day morning. A great crowd was In the
courthouse this morning '"hen it was ex?
pected it would start.
OME in and take a
"peep" at thoso fine
wheels we are selling at
??:!">. New ami fully guav
inteed. This week "IVO
ire going to clos" nut all
of our second ? hand
wheels legardless of prices. Wheels we
wer.' asking :>??"> for will now be offered
at ami $20.
ROANOKE CYCLE CO ,
10i> Salem avenue s. w.
PRICE 3 CENTS
Opening Service Sunday Afternoon
in Association Hall.
REV. IRA W. KIMMEL DELIVERS
AN ADDRESS ON "MR. MOODY'S
BIBLE SCHOOL AT NOKTHEIELD.
MASS.?THE THEME PRESENTED
WAS "THE TEACHERS, TEACH?
INGS AND '.RESULTS"?A NOBLE
WORK BEING 'CARRIED ON
Although the weather was oppressively
warm Sunday a good sized audience of
men gathered at V. MV. C. a. hall at -l
o'clock to hear the address J>y Rev. Ira
w. Mvimmol ou . "Northtleld, Teachers,
Teachings and Results." Mr. Kimmel
was full of his subject ami in his usual
happy manner he spoke for some thirty
minutes, much to the'edilication and in?
spiration of his hearers. He spoke in
b"lef as fol'ows:
"Northfiehl is the best place I ever saw.
Th-y live what they preach there.
Annum all the eight h**ndred persons
who were in attendance 1 saw no tobacco
used in any form: no cards: no intoxicat?
ing drinks, and 1 did "_not bear a single
oath. Men wero~seen going in every di?
rection w ith. Bibies under their arms nud
you were constantly running across
groups of men prying around, under the
I trees. Mie\v of the choicest teachers
I from all parts of the world gather there
every year: sometimes ibey have as many
as sixteen services in a single day, all
well attended. One of the most interest?
ing features is the sunset meeting on
Bound Top, led by prominent business
men, such as 11. M. Moorif, a "prosperous
merchant of Boston, ami Col. C. H.
Had ley, of the New York city missions.
Representative missionaries from hfteen
different countries were oresent. Among
the platform speakers were Bishop NVw
man, of the M E. Church, one of the old
style orators, who spoke tor an hour and
a half au?' we all wished he would -peak
an hour longer. It. was he who said that
Northtleld has done mote for the students
I of the colleges and universities of Amer?
ica than any other institution in exist?
ence. Dr. Mali, of the Baptist denomina?
tion. Dr. Morgan and Dr. Meliregor. of
London. England, both young men of
great power; Dr. A. T. 'Pelrson and Dr.
A. C. Dixon, of Philadelphia and New
Vork, respectively, and many others.
These men teach not, the doctrine of sin?
less perfection but that it 's possible and
our duty to live without willful and pre?
meditated sin, or what David terms pre?
"The action of the Holy Spirit on men's
lives was illustrated by the restraining
power of the magnet over the piece of
steel which would otherwise be drawn to
the grot:ml by the Luv of gravitation.
So Cod's Infinite power is able to yield to
the constant temptations to sin wilfully.
"Northtleld has become possibly the
most religions place iu the whole world.
11 is a centre of spiritual power from
which have gone out some of the mighti?
est men of these times Those who at?
tend these great conferences at Northtleld
learn more fully to understand what it is
to have their lives bound up with Christ
in God and they go borne to study their
lb ides on their knees as never before.
This increased spiritual power and clearer
understanding of God'8 revealed word is
constantly going forth to all parts of the
world, resulting in the bringing of multi?
tudes to know Jesus Christ, whom to
know aright is life eternal."
Next Sunday Mr. Kimmel will speak
on the personality and methods of Moody
and rela*e his experiences iu the slums of
New York .
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