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x * Assonilily ai'e iieeessnrily I . t" ? ? j I r ? ? < J i"il\ \\ i III r >|| t any knowledge i. n I lir part ol III' e? nil III it I.CO tO U I l.'l I CI I her Mill i III it I ????s .1 r> to report. When 1 li ??y at - read to 1 1 1 ? ? \ - . < ? ? ? 1 1 ? I \ it is i in possible lor any of the iii' iii i to l< 1 1 in in i n< i all of tli'- < ? 1 1 1 1 ? 1 1 1 di' iill 1 1 m ? - < ? i*< ? | ?? > r I s ; 1 1 1 ? i ;i - flirv ; i r< ? lint pn tiled. ? ?fr is no way I ?y which In- ??an n - f ? ? r back ? > reports that have be fit ;m 1? ? i ? t ? I . It ? ? f t ? ? 1 1 . i |i|M' i is thai these reports overlap in sum" speets. and tli'1 recommendations of one may :?>! I i ji I'liinii i/.e with another. That. was ju hat oeclirrcd tllis time, one report adopted tin- Ass. inlil\ said i hat m> seeivi a rie> <>! i' Kxeeutive t '< tin in i 1 1 ees dionid If ?- 1 . ? ? - 1 ? ? ? 1 ii ' tubers o|* llui.s(? committees. and Vet in adopt* n'j other reports the ?\sseml?l\ elected three re Juries liienihers of their respective emu hi it lees t ?? hold ottice for three \ears eaeh. I hi- presents a quest ion for the ^?cl'*sia-t3cal i\\\ers to solve, are these secretaries members ..r the committees or ar> they not'.1 DIS.\ li M A M MNT advocates are insistitii: that t lie ( 'hiireh should cotne out -troiiiriy advocating their views, and seem to think it fiv st raiiiio if any ehuivli or tuiiii~i?*t* should hesitate at all to do as tlicy wish. So far as ai- know I'vcrv ('hrislian ehureli i- in tav.tr i t a mom; the nations, as they favor peace individuals : 1 lit* ( hurcli advocates : i ? i> I toadies this irn'lit principle, Ixran-c it i< n accordance with 1 1 it*- toaehiuir ot t St?t 1. I ill ?" inn may honestly * i i tT?*r as to whether artua nn'iit or d isa r 1 1 1 a n i ? *i it i- tin* hotter plan tor so 'linu this end. It is nut a moral question 1 1< *t I it *i* a man hclievos that a strong force will I > reserve the peace hotter than a small one. I I is a moral ? 1 1 it*? t i? >i i as to how tin- loree "hall used, whether it he larne or small. I'ht* rt'ise.-?| ami most o\ port statosiiien in tho world ? I i iVt-r as tu whether a stronjr force or a small ? tie is llti' host means to preserve tho poaeo. ? I ? ? w then i> it possible lor the representatives l lie ('hiireh in a ('hurcli court. w ho have nen t lit* subject tin real study, alter Inarim; ne or two sport* Ins on the suhjeet, to reaeli a ??iieliision as tu what is host W hen a i'hurcii "iirt expresses its opinion on any suhjeet. it is ? I least implied that every member of the 1 hiireh represented shall he morally Uuind to ' epj that view. Suppose a ( hiireh court w is .i I let I upon to settle the question for farmers - lift I it* r it is hetter to sow winter or spring '?Ileal. Would a decision on I his ipiost ion ha\e ? 1 1 v himlinii loree i I I not why should an ?miiioii he rendered' It is the (lunch's tlutv ? teaeli I he g-reat principle ? > t peaee and it has die ri t?l 1 1 to say that the man who wilfully ?leaks the peace is a sinner, heeause he lias vio >ied Clod's law. We want the oily in which we l,v'" to he a peaei'ahle city, where lite ami prop w ill he safe. 'I'o accomplish this end, under " e 1 1 1 human Conditions, we need a police '"iee. Whether that loree shall consist ot" a hundred men or a thousand we do not know. ' ' e do not believe amy ehureh or minister in die eit \ knows. ( iovcruuiciit has heeii esfab hslied lor tin* proleetioii ol the li'ood and for '"si ra 1 1 1 i ni* (lie evil. Those seleeled to admin 'let* the trove rn men I of the cilv ought. to know ''"to to decide this question. If tliov do not, 'hen others should he ehost li who can tlecide it to ise| v. I A I MIMIA I ION has always I >? ?? -i i at serious ? j ? r- .1 ?1? ?! n in tlii-; country, ami it is iriL1" i norc serious evrry <lav. llt-tore tin; war I i if - 1 r?-:t 1 1 1 nf foreiiriirrs tlowimr into tin; I nii?*?| States i i a < 1 n ;u'ln ?l 1 1 1 1 * rati* ot IjMin.iM iii a v?*:ir. I hi- was in i ifli i'ihIihmmI .luring tin; war. i ? ? s : it it rapitlly ri-iiur airain. until tint iuuuiuratiou a ill lit it'll ios at Kills 1 - la it* 1, tin* <-lin*i" |t?-rt <tl ??litry, a !*?? iimhuu* it almost iiupo-sihle to ac coiiiiii'.ilati tin; Minlt it ikIcs who are coining. I ??iiiinissinii W allis anii??tiii<*'?s, that t In* number who will ritim* iii tin- I'utili-c a ill i ?? * t;ii' i? n-atfi' than tho-i* now eouiiiii:. I !<* .-ay- that I.immi.imiii |V?if- ami -'I'.o.otto |'..li-h -lew - an- n<>\v t r\ i nu' t.i yfi-t tn thi- count r\ . ; 1 1 i ? i that a- ? 1 1 a< tin* liar ri? 'is ; t i*i > n 1 1? 1 lin?-ia. 1 1 im^*?:i i*\ aini Austria a i ?- ri-ninVc?l at !?-a-l " " 1 " M ? >i.t\- .\ til i?' iva?l\ In iitint'; 1 1?* | ? t"? *? I i i - that iii a -In ? rt linn* l\iirn|?-aii- will In- coining In -i*t* to make iheip Imltit's at tin- ratf of t'nuu 1 ? ? | . ? ;.'ti. t till i.i il K I a year. Thi- nn-alis niu> ? ?t" two thiu^-. Th i - country will largely Income f ? ?r? *i li'ii i/t'il in it- cii-li'mii- ami i-ieais up tin- * "h ri ? tian ( IniPfh mu.-t arou-e it-fit* siti? I undertake in carm -r flu- lii^'-i ini--inii work t ha r ha- ever ht't'ii thrust 1 1 J ? ii any country. Wry tVw of these immigrants are ( "hristians. Much i- -a i? 1 a !?? j 1 1 1 Americani/itur them a- thev come. The ? mly way nf really ihiinu thi- i- t ? ? < hri-tiani/.e them. liit' result i't* trying to Americanize foreigners wiilmiit ui\inu' tln-ni religion i- seen in the many leaders ? ? t" tin- llolshcviki in Kn roj-e. wln? u?t much of their training in this loiii try. This tomlirioii of atFair- -eem- to he a challenge of (iotl. I lit' (hristian < liureh ot thi- country has not done il ?inty in -? -in I i nu" tin* ?o>|U'| to other land- : -o 4 ??.??! i- hrinuinu tlifir people to us. am! we must tri vt ? them tin- gospel or ei-e In' -ii 1 1 ?i i it'riii *? I 1 1 \ tht'i r i t*i*i ? I i ion - Meal aml ppactitvs. Mow will die < ' h u r? -h ineei the challenge MO\LY for Church ??? ?i 1 1 r i 1 ?u t i? ?n - i- se cured in many way*. A church 1 ?i 1 1 U-i i ? i that has come to lis I oils how olio lilcmhcr ob tained his money. It says; "One of tho younii e*t members of tlio chinch siih-erihed si"! t h i -i year in tin Kvery Member Canvass. :iti< ) how <lo \oii -uippose ho i> i:oin<* to make it I ? v doinir without two Sunday newspaper* ih;ii co?t liini si:S a year! I low much hotter to spend I ho Sahhat h reading 'ho 1 Ii 1 ?h* and u'ood litera turo than tin* Sunday newspaper. ami uivini: that uioiicy to tho Lord's work! What unnee? ? >ary and po^ihlv injurious thinii' will vou deny yourself tin- \oar and ??ive the moiiov to the Lord to ho n?>od for uood Whoti wo loarn tho?e two les>ons tho tithe a.ud M*lt" denial tho Lord's treasury will ho lull!" If any olio has ovor Ik'ou benefit ted i>\ reading a Stiudav news paper. wo have never heard of it. We know* that mam are injured by it. Wo know some who do not read them and they have never foiuttl that they |o>t anything b\ leaviut: them otV. It the Christian people (if .this oountrv would jiive to the Lord what they now spend tor Sunday new-papers thousands more of mi siotiaries could Ik* >oiit out to preach the gospel in this eountr\ ami iu heathen lands. |f one nieiuhcr in eiji'ht ni our ehnivh spends as much for Suuda\ papers as this yoiini; man, ami all should ?i'ive the cost ot tho papers, there would he addou }|*t??i0,000 to the receipts o| the ( 'liureli, and t lu' ijivers would have time to feed their souls with the bread of life. PI i A \ KU lit < I??il 1 1 ; i ~ ?i? *|| i#-t i IllfS ixm-ii -ai'l lo too|i-hlH's.s. I lit ???* who holii tin j??i-iliMii >ay rhat .1- ( i ? h i is in in*avi*n :t 1 1< t liuill i- ii[n.ii earth. 1 1 m ? i*f ? is ii?< mean- i?y winch 1i?ey '?an **f iin 1 1 1 II 1 1 ii*;i if* with each ??! in*r. J !;?? w: -- <|i?iii .?! mail has sim\vii how in* <*sin -iirak t < ? hi tVlluu man, iii?tU"ih i lii*v ln? -?*}iarateii l?y loiiir?lis tain-1's. I ii-iM-nt 1 y a .-? .n v?-r-af i m >v.t> I i?*l? 1 1?<* tw<*en a man in ' uha a!i?i ??ir? ?..i tin* Santa ? atalina 1-laml otf the <*<ia-t iroia I..- Atiueje-'. < al. I hi* ? 1 i ~T a 1 1? *? ? was ; mih-. A .-alii * n>!?h*r the -? a. a win* -t reirh.* I acr< ss tin* i"M 1 in* *i 1 1 troiu Key Wc-l. I*h-ri?la. hv ay New ^ ><rk !?? < ali fWnia. Ilnl \vh<> i*an t ??1 1 h??w iln* *t < 1 1 1 i:i ii v??i? ul?l l i*av?i "ii ? win* am! i?* hi'anl n- i only at tin* ?*ii?i ??! tin- 1 i In*. i>ut al??? 1 ? v* tin- I * ri? i? i#*n t tin* I ii if 1 Si ah? ami other-* at \\ a - h i 1 1 ii t ? >11 ami i?y many other** who li~t.-n.-l in ah?nsr tin- \v;iv ; I'.ni t?v?*n tin- win* i - n? >f m*?*?? a ry . f..r l?y iiit*a)is of tin* wireless ;<-h*;ilnim* tin* hitman v<>i<*i* can he ?*nrrici t'nf 1; 1 1 n? ? r? ? 1 - "I- miii-> wit h> ?ii r anv visible mean "t' t ransmi^siiiii, if man in hi- finite wisiloni an ?!<> -i' intu'li. who w ill <lare say that < > ? ?? i with His i mi ii it?* wi.-?loin ami power cannot I'f' v i'ii' a menu* l?y which man - woi*<ls or even hi- thoughts may |?a-- t* l*? ?m earrh to heaven lint at tin- saini* tinn* wi* -IioiiM ma t ? ? ?*l:? -r the 'act tiiat ' ii m 1 i- not . ?? i ly in heaven. lit- i aUo "ii i-artii. lie is imh-i'.l I iinnati iml. (?<<?) with it-. \T A< AT I(>.\ time i- ? ?"inim:. Many are phiinim: to -ju ii.l .1 t*e\v we?*k> ? ? r in* ?nt its* at -itiiii' -i i in 1 1 1? ? r !???>? >r i. I lien- i- no i*la ? <?! l n? -I i who i ii 1 a vacation isiori' than tin- pa-for* of < !mn-ln"i. lint with 1 1 it* small silarie- that h ii >-! of tin-in have ati'l 'In- iii?rh "1 living that -'ill prevails. it will U- i iu| u > ? iMr t < ? r iiiiinx nt tiifiu in meet tin' exj ?i ? ! i ? i ? <?i tin- vac a tinii. It will U a tin,' invi'-t nieut 1 1 'i* a i iv clini'i'li t'? |?i'"vi>lr tin- mean- for tin* pastor aii'i hi> wilr t?? -pernl a few wei-k- at Moiitreat ? ?r M ' ?>r Kerrville ??r a; any <>1 tin- places w hero -llllltlH'l' <?< >!i I fi'i-in-i'- all' liehi. ll the pa-li'i" 1 i:i? chiMreti. a-* ino-t pa-tors have. the\ tni-hf U? nil* >| *!?*? i i?\ tin t ? ? r the vacation perioti. -?> that tin' tit??t ln*i* ma\ have a real n>t. Tin* j >;i - 1 < ? r will emne hack re fie-he.| in miinl. ImmIv aii-l '"til that lie will ?l" far U-iter work than it 1 1? ? .stays at home and work- <>ii tiii'oii^li ail tin- \ear. l iii' kimim-s ? how n i ntlii- wji\ will eheer hi- spirit ami himl liini closer to hi- people. I lii-iiu ? . concerns often -on. I r 1 ii*I i* officials to convent ioii> in ? thai they ma\ In- Iwtti i' litti-.l for their work. I .i t tin- i'Iiii relies 1 1 1 1 low this example ami -rH?l their pastor* to iht* -itnimiT inn feretice-. \M l\K U A take- tin- lea'l of tin- worhl in Su tn ia n -iliooU. In i in' whole woi'hl there will- re] >i ?rt i 'i I to he in l!U>> S 1 1 ? i ? I ; i \ ?ch ioi<. w ith "> ** ? ?. >?_'.*? teachers ami i.* 7 . 7 ? ? . 7 ? > ? scholar-. making a total meiiiU-r -hip of .'So. -J'tr, I . Ill \ . It ll America there aft* 1 "? .*?.??! i st-hiHiU witli I .i?J>7..' teachers ami 1 7 I <cholars. ?'i viiii; a total of Is*. 7.-.1'.: ^1. r h i - shows that tin* I nitfil Static and ( 'amnla have nearly f \v? f 1 1 i t*? I of all tin Snmlav school membership of the worhl. Tin* whole i ? I Kiifope ha- in it- Snmlav schools. I here are saiil to Ik' at least iNi.ootl, (Mio ot sehool aiie in tin- eoiiiitry who are not in ati\ Sumlav school.