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It is an all knowing teacher, a universal ques tion answerer. If you seek efficiency and ad vancement why not make daily use of this vast fund of inform ation? 400.000 Vocabulary Terms. 2700 Pages. 6000 Illustrations. Colored Plates. <*0,000 Geographical Subjects. 12,000 Biographical Entries. Regular and India-Paper Editions. Wrlteforspee irncn pages, illustrations, etc. Free, n set of Pocket Maps if you namo this paper. G.&C. MERRIAM CO., ? Springfield, Mm. YOUNG PEOPLE'S SOCIETIES OUR TIME FOR CHRIST. M? Oct. 2S. Life's little span. Ps. 30:l-.>. T., Oct. 2tt. Wasted time. Acts 17:21. W.t Oct. 30. New use of time. 1 Pet. 4:1-0. T.t Oct. 31. At Christ's disposal. Phil. 1:19-20. F., Nov. 1. Full consecration. I. uke 1 :07-S0 S., Nov. 2. Letting time slip. 2 Chron. 21:1-5. S., Nov. 3. Topic ? All for Christ. 5. Our Time. Eccl. 12:1 (Consecra tion meeting.) What proportion of time rhoul'l ire girt to the church ? How might u r male belter ti.ic of our time"! Why thoulJ ChrUt hare all our time ? Life's Utile Span. Ps. 39:1-5: Life is often represented by a line reach ing from the cradle to the grave. The Psalmist thinks that life is so slioil that he says that it is no longer than a hand-breadth. However long life may seem to be as we look forward from youth, when we have reached its end and look backwards it will seem very short; and, because life is so short, we ought to be very careful to use all of our time to the very best advantage. The work that God has given us to do in the world can not be done in less time than that which He has given us for our life. Wasted Time, Acts 17:21: In Paul's day there were many in the city of Athens who spent their time in gos siping and listening to hear what others had to say. If we were to count the time in any one day which we have wasted in the same way, you would probably be surprised. The trouble about most such talking is that it does harm instead of good. One of the peculiar characteristics of human nature is that we are much more apt to talk about what is bad in people than to talk about what is good. A young lady being asked how she and two friends had spent a rainy day said that in the close of the day they had raised that question them selves and they found, as she ex pressed it, that they had laid a hun dred and seventy of their acquaint ances upon the dissecting table to see what there was of corruption in them. New Use of Time, 1 Pet. 4:1-9: The Apostlo Peter shows how this characteristic of human nature is de veloped in the ungenerate heart and reminds us that we are to give ac count for all such waste of time. He urges us to use our time in showing charity to others and in leading sober and prayerful lives. At Christ's Disposal, Phil. 1:19-26: The Apostle Paul, writing from his prison in Rome, felt that the end of his life was near at hand, and said that it would be a source of joy to him to go to be with Christ. How ever, he was entirely willing to leave himself in Christ's hands to be used as he saw best. He knew that if his life was spared he could still continue to work for Christ and the Church. Full Consecration, Luke 1:67-80: Zacharias, the father of John the Bap tist. in his song of thanksgiving and prophecy at the time of the circum cision of John, said that he would be consecrated to (Jod throughout ail his life and that we also should be so consecrated. We know how well John devoted bis life to the service of (.Jod. and it should be our aim and effort to do likewise. Letting Time Slip, 2 Chron. 24:1-5: When Joash, the young king of Ju dah, wanted to repair the temple, which had been badly damaged by his predecessors, he called together the priests and Levites and gave them the work of raising the money for this purpose. How natural it is to read "the Levites hastened it not." We could almost imagine that he was speaking of some modern church con gregation which realized that there was work to be done and yet its mem bers were pxitting it off. Very differ ent was the spirit of David when he said "The King's business requireth haste." All for Christ, Our Time, Eccl. 12: 1-7 : If we give our hearts and lives to Christ and his service in the days of our youth and serve him faithfully all the days of our lives, we will not come to the sad old age which the wise man describes in these verses, but instead our lives will be filled with brightness and the going down of the sun will be altogether glo rious. What Proportion of Time Should Wo Give to the Church? No fixed rule can be laid down as to how much time we shall give to the Church. Each one must settle this question by considering the conditions in which he is placed and the work which is to be done. He should then take the whole matter to God in prayer and be guided by Him. How Might We Make Ilctter Use of Our Time? The best way to make a good use of our time is to remember its value. We sometimes hear the expression, "the golden moments." If we had a handful of grains of gold, we would be careful to see that none of them slipped through our fingers and were lost. Moments, if used prop erly, are worth more than gold. We should plan our lives so that none of our time is lost. Why Should Clirist IIuvc All Our Time? All our time belongs to Christ, because we belong to him. It is there fore our duty to use all as he directs. Some of it is to be spent in doing the daily work which he has given us to do. Some to be spent in learning more of him and his will through the read ing of the Word of God and prayer and by other forms of worship. Some should be spent in work for others. Some should be used for some form or recreation and pleasure, which will make our lives better and fit us the better for doing our work. Simons tfjc ^olbters Y. M. C. A. WAIt WORK ? NEW OR LEANS. It will be interesting to many of jour readers to know something of one of the finest pieces of war work done anywhere in tills country. In April, 1917, when the United States entered the great world war, the New Orleans Young Men's Chris tian Association, through the General To Help Make] Strong, Keen Red-Blooded Americans - Uv A me" Now 11 y Reing used by over three million peo ple annually. It will increase tbe strength of weak, nervous, run-down folks in two weeks' time in many in stances. Ask your Doctor or drug gist about it. Clear Your Skin Save Your Hair With Cuticura Soup. Oint, Talcum -k. each. Sample each of "Cntlcurm, Dept. M, Boston." Better Than Pills ? For Liver Ills The reason 25 9, KR Toni*j*ht_ Tomorrow Alright The next time you buy calomel ask for The purified calomel tab lets that are entirely free of all sickening and sali vating effects. Medicinal virtues vastly improved. ^ Guaranteed by your druggist. Sold f?ly b sealed packages. Price 35c. 1 Secretary, Dr. A. O. Browne, without help from the War Work Council, in augurated the work here in the army and navy camps, erecting buildings at Camp Nicholls, at Algiers Naval Sta tion, and at West End Naval Train ing Camp, and early in 1918 secured an appropriation from the National War Work Council and erected the building at Jackson Barracks. These camps are all in the city limits of New Orleans, and of course are real, live branches of the Central Association. * The War Work Council, beginning In August, 1917, co-operated with Dr. Browne and the local Association by sending a secretary to take charge of the Camp Nicholls work, and later an other secretary for Algiers, and still later secretaries for West End and Jackson Barrack?, and by furnishing supplies. - .