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I WHITING-ADAMS BRUSHES USED BY THE U. S. ARMY AND NAVY Used By RAILROAD AND STEAMSHIP COMPANIES Used by Manufacturers of CARS, AUTOMOBILES, CARRIAGES There are actually several million persona in tbe United State* who are continually using Whiting- Adam* Brushes. Send for Illustrated Literature JOHN L. WHITING-J. I. ADAMS CO. Boston, U. S. A. Brush Manufacturers for Over 108 Years and the Largest in the World Stndfor illustrated price U$t. The Best Way to serve Communion. It It rarer cut, sanitary, aud Increases at. tendaoce at the Lord's Supper. Onr wrrlcf* are chaste and beautiful. Made of finest ma. teriala and beat workmanship. OOMMUNIOIV HER VICE CO. c*??tout am*. Philadelphia. Pa. "WLLL YOU COMB BACK CLEAN?" He was but a boy, just passing eigh teen. Almost frantically lie clutched the secretary of that association in a southern cantonment. It was the cry of one who fears he is lost in a black night of storm. Hungry men had crowded into the building that night. On their boots they had carried the damp Band of the camp streets. In their hearts they had hidden the tem pest of unfinished battles. Now, after a Btrong appeal for clean living, the stream of men had rushed out into the -darkness, leaving the great room in disorder, soiled and littered. Having found a sympathetic listener, eagerly the mere boy continued to pour out his story. He had as fine a home as any man. The day he was to leave it his mother had taken him into the kitchen alone. "Son, let me get your eye," she said, putting both of her hands on his shoulders. "There, I'm looking you straight in the eye. It breaks my heart to see you go. I'm not afraid of bullets or rigid military discipline. I'm proud to have my boy give his life for our country, but I fear most the awful moral conditions. Can you come back if God permits you to return as clean as you are now? When you do return, we'll come into this kitchen to stand as we are now. You will not need to tell me if you are clean. I'll see it in your eye. Can you keep clean, my boy? Can you do it for your mother?" His eyes blurred with tears, he had promised. Then when she had given him a pocket Testament, and urged him to read a part of it each day, as suring him that it would help him to keep clean, he marched away with his head held high, and with high resolves in is heart, knowing that her prayers would follow him. "What about that Testament? Used it any?" queried the secretary. "Just once, and the bunch was so mean, and talked so filthy, that I've never opened it again when anybody was around. Of course, there's not much chance to be alone." "You must begin where you left oft that first night, If you would live clean," challenged the sec retary. "No matter how abusive the squad is, no matter how foul they make the air, can you exert enough manhood to carry out the promise made to your mother more than five weeks ago?" "I'll keep my promise or die," an swered the homesick boy, with fervor. After that they prayed together, and the two parted. It was later when the crusader reached his tent. The squad had pre ceded him. Some were in their bunks, others were undressing. The boy's heart almost stopped beating as he heard their lewd songs and profanity. In that atmosphere he must go. If he kept his promise, opening his Testa ment, he must read from it in spite of all their abuse. Setting his teeth, spurred on by his promise, by the thought of the secretary in the asso ciation building praying for him, and by the conviction in his own heart, he lighted his candle, and, putting it on the edge of his bunk, began to read. Almost immediately a well-aimed shoe, flying across the tent, knocked over the candle. He re-lighted it, and again It was put out, this time by a big fellow in the middle of the tent, who was pulling off his khaki shirt, and who spoke in such a personal, lewd way that the young man almost gave up in despair. He did not know what he had read, but he did realize that he was fighting the battle of his life. "If I quit now, if I show yellow, it's my finish," ho thought. So quietly and patiently he replaced his candle and continued reading. The talking grew less and less. One by one his tent-mates fell asleep. Soon all was quiet, and the boy on his back was still reading from Matthew by the light of the little candle. He finished seven chapters before sliding out of his bunk on to his knees to gratefully offer his thanks, and to pray for every man in that tent. The secretary's heart went out to him as he heard of his heroism next evening. "Can you repeat the process tonight!" he asked. "Sure! If I got through the first night, I can the second and third, and so on." Again the two prayed before saying good-night. This time It was a prayer of real thanksgiving aswell as of pe tition. For ton successive evenings the young man came to the Y. M. C. A. to recount his experiences of the even ing and the day before, and to stiffen his courage. Then one night he told his friend, "I haven't said a single word to any man about clean speech and clean living. But I have guarded my own tongue, and each evening read my Testament, and prayed for the men. Now four others are reading their Testaments, and putting the Boft pedal on the cussing, when we are around." Later, these five formed a Bible study group, with all but one of the squad as a member of it. Gradually, profanity was almost unknown in the tent. The day before the regiment was to be transferred, the secretary asked the young victor, "Can you look your mother in the eye when you go home?" Primar^UTwrSoi^ For EAST What 15c A Don t bother with the scattered, incidental music for these Depts found tntheu?u?l services, but get a few copies of this book and have something from which to makeup such programs for the future. 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Anthony Caminetti. also United States Judge G.W. Atkinson of the Court of Claims of Washington, and others. Nuxated Iron is dispensed by all good druggista everywhere. "Thanks for your standing by me," he answered, "I can look anybody in the eye." ? From Melbourne's Man hood. UNION THEOLOGICAL SEMINARY. By Rev. James Russell. It was my privilege to spend ten days with this school of the prophets. When walking over these beautiful grounds and beholding the elegant buildings provided for these young servants of God, I could not but sing with David, "How pleasant, how divinely fair, O Lord of hosts, . thy dwellings are." They are away from the noise and confusion of city life. When I visited the class room, I found another secret of its success, a class room filled to the door, such I found in Dr. Lingle's room. Such men as .Dr. Moore, Dr. Hersman and Dr. Mack keep this school of the prophets on a high grade, near to the Master, like Elijah himself who lived with God. Their model Sabbath school shows how work can be done for Christ among the children. There were two hundred and twenty present, and the collection was $147.35. The Bible class talk I got on the Passover was worth all my trip to Richmond and back. I at tended the Billy Sunday meetings. I Just say I enjoyed the meetings. He used plain language, all could under stand. He reproved sin and held up Christ with all his might of body, mind and soul. My prayer is that the spirit of Elijah may rest on the young men of Union Seminary. May Billy's preaching wake us all up. Chester, S. C. iWarriageg McCurdy-Firebangh: Married by Rev. E. W. McCorkle at the manse, Rockbridge Baths, Va., January 15, 1919, Mr. Henry McCurdy and Miss Eleanor Firebaugh, both from Rock bridge Baths, ya. lienson-IJIaokwell: On January 29th, by Rev. E. W. McCorkle, Mr. James A. Benson and Miss Lula Black well, from Brownsburgh. Iteid-Hart: By Rev. E. W. McCor kle, on February 5, 1919, Mr. Homer C. 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