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Subject: God's Obligation to Man.
Blrooklyn, N. Y.-The Rev. D::n
lel H. Overton, pastor of Greene Ave
nue Reformed Church. preached Sun
day night in the Bushwick Avenue
Reforned Church at the union ser
vices with His own congregation.
The subject was, *God's Obligation
. Man." The text was from II.
othy, i:3: "Who saved us, and called
- us with a holy calling, not according
to His ovn purpose and grace, which
was given us in Jesus Christ be ore
times eternal, but hath now been
manifested by the appearing of our
Saviour Jesus. Christ." Mr. Over
ton said:
There is the law of God and there
is the gospel of God. Often have I
spoken of the law of God, now I
would speak of the gospel of law.
The law of God may be defined as
aat which ..xp:-s -d man's obliga
tion to God. z.nd the gospel of God
as that which expresses God's obliga
tion to man. The Old Testament and
the New T :tament unite . in this,
that they give not only the law of
God, but the gospel of God. It is
this fact that makes the Hebrew re
ligion and the Christian religion dif
ferent from all the other religions
of the world. Many other religions
give directly or indirectly the law of
God, but nor - of them gives the gos
pel of God e - thus defined as the
obligation of God to man. The go,.s
of the heathen nations round a-out
the Hebrew nation were of suca a
nature that they must )e appeared
and pleased ly worship and sacrifice
on thp part of man or they would
torment and crush man. The la-.r
of the gods must be obeyed, but only
that man might escape the punish-,
ment of the gods, and not from any
particular love of man for the gods.
It is strange how this heathen con
ception of the gods has crept into the
thought of so many about the
true and living God. He, too, in
the thought of many, - is a God
that must be appeased and pleased
by worship and sacrifice - or He
will punish and torment and
- crush men. Men must obey the laws
of God or perish by them. This is,
of course, true as far as it goes. "Tae
-soul that sinneth, it shall die." Men
cannot sin with impunity. Man is
responsible to God, and under obli
gations to Him to keep His law and do
Hiswill. We must never forget this, nor
get far away from this in our thought
of God. But we must not stop with
this thought. If we .do we will have
only a partial view of God-we will
have only a heathen god.
And if we have only :- partial God
or a heathen go-!, then -e shall have
only a partial or a heathen religion.
If fear is our only motive in religion
or worship, then our religion and
b worship will be for the purpose of
escapiug the wrath of an angry God,
and it will find expression in our
attempts to appease and please
an angry God by propitiations and
atonements, and sacrifices, and
servile obedience to His laws. We
must rise above fear, and even above
the thoughts of future rewards, to
love, and to the thought of loving,
loyal service, and present rewards
in doing something to hasten the
*coming of God's kingdom upon the
*earth. We must rise above the ob
* ligat-on of man to God, as expressed
by law, and think of the obligation
of God to man as expressed by
love and the gospel of love. We
-. must think of the gospel of .God
, well as of th- law of God. This
'will not belittle our respect for the
law of God, nor in any way lower
our sense of obligation to Him.
Daniel Webster, when asked what
was ,ti- - greatest :hought that ever
entered his mind, replied, you re
member, that it was the thought of
man's responsibility to God. That
-certainly is a great thought, and yet
the one I bring you to-day is greater.
God's obligation to man is, I believe,
the greatest thought that can enter
* the mind of men.
This thought of God's obligation to
man is newer than the thought of
man's obligation to God. It may
be new to many of you who are h re
to-day. There are some, I expect,
who will den that God is under any
obligation to me whatsoever, and
some of you may be araong that num
ber, but I believe that the thought is
true, even . if it Is new, and that is
why I proclaim it to you to-day.
God's obligation to man is the great
gospel of God to man. The gospel is
good newe, and what bc.ter news is
there in all the world for man than
this-that God, the God of infinite
love and Fatherhood, is under ob
ligations to him? Let us see if this
is a fact, and if we find it so, let that
fact rest in our minds and bless our
lives evermore.
First, look at our human relation
ships for proof of the fact. Children
have obligations to their parents,
but parents have obligatIons to their
children also. My boys are under
obligations to me, but I am under
obligations to my boys E.lso. Why?
Biecause I am their father, with a
father's heart and a father's inter
est. I cannot leave them to perish
until all my fatherly resources are
exhausted for their good. So God,
by becoming the F'atber of the hu
p~an family, has ple~ced F'imself un
der obligation to the whole humr~n
family. The yezy- meaning of the
.waid religion implies this. Religion,
true religien, is that which bisds a
L man to God in right relationnhip.
Which is it that b'nds a man chksest
to God? Is it man's obligation to
G od, or is it God's obligatione to man?
I believe it is the latter. Close as the
,iav may bird 'nan to Gcd, love binds
him yet cbG.
Now, all tue hu'nan l'hation
shins Involve obligations on both
si~es, and from both parties to
The relationship. God has always
acknowledged His obligation to
man, even if man has not always
acknowledged his obligation to God.
What is a covenant but an obliga
tion on the part of two gr more peo
ple? God has made many coyenants
with indivi-'uals and with His chosen
people. He made covenants with
Abel, Ncah, Abraham, Isaac, Jacob,
Mose, Elijah, Elisha, David and
with many others that we might :nen
tion. He made covenants with the
ution of Israel and of J--dah again
and again. These covenants implied
the obligation of God to man, as well
as man's obligation to God, else they
would not have been covenants, but
simply laws. These covenants are the
gospel of the Ol~d Testament and of
the Hebrew religion. This gos-el
of God's obl.gation to man unites the
Old and New 'staments as one book~
and as the book of one '-ne religior,
and the revelation of one great gos
pel, the gosnel of God as a
covenant mo2ing and a covenir-nt
keeping God, loving man and
do for man's salvation. Says Dr.
Abbott: "The Old testament is the
gospel of the obligation of God to
man in the bud: the New Testament
is the gospel of God'z obligation to
man ii the flower."
There iF no doubt. I think. about
the fa-t of God's obligation to man.
It is really t'ie central fact of the Old
and New Testament alike. It 's the
very gospel of GoI in His great book
from beginning to end, if oaly e
interpret that book aright!
Eut before we boast of that ,os
pel. or pride ourselves that God is
under obligatifns to us, let us seek
to know the ground or that obliga
tion. Let us know that we have not
put God under an;- obligation to us
by anything we have done. "Not
according to our works, but according
to His own purpose and grace," Paul
says in the text. It is therefore God's
own purpose and active love, for
grace is love in action, that has put
God under obligation to man. "God so
loved"-and there it all began-this
gospel of God's obligation to man.
God so loved that He voluntarily and
out of His great love, and for no
other reason, placed Himself under
obligation to the whole world of hu
manity, so that whosoever in that
world would believe in that love, and
would let God fulfil His obligation
toward him, should xot perish, but
be saved. This is John ii:16, in t'e
light of our text and in the words of
our theme. This is the gospel that
Jesus Christ came to proclaim and to
live. He came to tell every man that
God so .loves him that He is willing
to place Himself under obligations to
him. It was for this reason that God.
gave us His greatest gift-the gift of
Himself in Jesus Christ-as much of
Himself and even more than man
would or could comprehend and be
lieve in. It is because He is the,
great loving universal Father -at
He has placed Himself under obliga
tion to every child of His, to every
man and vromar in all the world.
Be this our boast then: not that
we have put -God under any obliga
tion to us by anything that we have
done, but that God out of His infinite
love for us, and according to His own
loving ..nd eternal purpose has placed
Himself under obligations to us. This
purpose was given us in Jcsus Christ,
"before times eternal," Paul says.
That is, it was born in God's eternal
Father-Heart before time came to be
reckoned or counted. God ever a
Father must ever have had a Son,
else He would not have been ever a.
Father, and in that love for that eter
nal Son we see God's purpose for all
His sons in all the world. And this
purpose has now been manifested to
the world and to us by the appear
ing of our Saviour, Jesus Christ.
That is, Christ came to show God's,
the Father's. eternal purpose to the
world. He came to tell the world
that He has been willing to place
Himself under obligation to every
one in all th.e world. This is the gos
el that Christ came to proclaim.
This is the gospel that shines forth
in all that He said or did.
And now we are ready to see what
this obligation of God to us and His
ternal purpose, has led Him to do
for us, or the result of His obligation
to man. What is the issue of this
gospel of God's obligation? What
has it led God to do for us? It has
led and it will lead God to do every
thing .that infinite love can do or
that we will let Him do for our sal
vation. The first part of the text
gives this answer: "Who saved us,
and called us with a holy calling."
He has called us to salvation and to
holiness through faith in- Him, as the
loving Father, and in His Son, as the
revealer and example of the Father's
love and character. This Is the cov
enant that God waIts and wants 5>
make with every one of us. It is not
His will that any should perish, but
that all should receive the light of
life, a;nd live the life that is abun
dant atnd eternal. It was God's obli
gatior. to us, born of His love for us,
tat led Him to send Christ to suffer
and die for us, in order that He might
becore our Saviour and lead us to.
salvation and to holiness. It was
this that led God to do the very best
that He out of His infinite power and
love could do for us and for all of
His chaildren of the earth. Ah, yes,
we may be sure of this-God has
kept, and God will ever keep, His
part of the covenant that He has
made with us and for us. He has
fulfilled and He ever will fulfil, His
full obligation to us.
This is the gospel of the Old and
New Testament that I proclaim to
you to-day. Thi- is the gospel of
Jesus Christ-the gospel of God's
obligtion to man born of God's great
love for man.
The Sinfulness of Sin.
Unhappily that "secularization of
morals." which the late Herbert
Spencer prociaimed to be imperative
ly necessary, has already made some
progress. The tendency to minimize
sin-by characterizing"it, not as a
personal crime 'against God, but
rather as "indiscretion," a "disease,"
or as the inevitable result of "hered
ity" in irresponsible persons--Is de
veloping in quarters -where there
ougt to be clearer and more accur
ate views of life. There can be no
successful sin." It may be hidden
from man, and only from man, but
in the divine order its inevitable re
ult is death' (Rom. 6:23), und no
preacher can be true to his Mastei
who fails to declare that immutabl4
truth.-! ondon Christian.
How to Understand.
Obey Jesus with cordial loyalty
and you will understand Jesus. Not
by studying Him, but by doing His
will. s;hall you learn how divine He
is. Ooedience completes itself Ir. un
Which Did Sh ?refer?
easy :o see that she w as v'ery awir:..
Her chin was high in the air and her
lips were set in a rigd. line. The eca:
was crowdedi and (:very seat wa aX~
cupidI. so she pushed hecr way up~
front with a determination that. gave
further evidence of her vexation.
She reached the front end of
car just as a tal., zood-looking muan
rose. and. lifting his hat. a.ked in at
pleasant- voice:
"Won't you have this seat ?"
"No, I won't." she snap~ped. The
young man was sui'prised, but aat
down again without spaking.
For a'bout tive minutes she rode
along, hanging Cnl to the straps. Thea
the car' gave a sudden jolt and shc'
was thrown unceremoniously into the
young man's lap. She blushed a vivid
red. and strugg.ung to rise was almost
on her feet when another lurch threw
he' back again.
"adam." he satid quie-tly, in the
sae good-humored tone, "if you pr~e
er this seat to the one I offered he
fore, you are quite welcome to it."
Review of the Quarter-Read 3Matt.
xxii., 34-46-Golden Text: Luke
iv., 32-Topic: Christ's Last
Lr-sson I. Topic: Lessons f'om a
"child" text. Place: Capernaum.
Soon after the transfiguration: Jesus
in Capernaum for the last time: a
question asked: Who is the greatest?
A little child called: to enter the
kingdom of heaven it is necessary to
"become as little children:" those
who offend a little one will suffer
11. Topic: Forgiving one another.
Place: Capernaum. Peter came to
Christ; asked how often he should
forgive; Jesus said until seventy
times seven times; Jesus spoke a par
able to fully illustrate the duty of
the Christian.
IUI. Topic: Love to our fellow
men. Place: In Perea. A lawyer (or
scribe) asked Jesus what he must do
to inherit eternal life; Jesus asked
him how he read the law: the lawyer
replied. "Thou shalt love the Lord
thy God with all thy heart;" Jesus
told him he had answered right; the
lawyer said, "Who is my neighbor?'
Jesus spoke a parable; a man travel
ing from Jerusalem to Jericho fell
among thieves; a priest passed by on
the other side; -a Levite did the
same; a Samaritan helped the man,
"Go. and do thou likewise."
IV. Topic: Jesus teaching how to
pray. Place: In Perea. When Jesus
had ceased praying in a certain place
one of the disciples asked Him to
teach them to pray; Jesus gave them
a form of prayer.
V. Topic: The believer's social
duties. Place: In Perea. At the
house of a chief Pharisee: Jesus sees
a man with the dropsy; it is the Sab
bath day; Jesus asked them whether
it was lawful to heal the man on that
day: they refused to answer; Jesus
healed the man; He then asked them
if they would not take an animal out
o' - At on the Sabbath day; call the
poor and not the rich neighbors.
VI. Topic: Blessings and condi
tions of salvation. Place: In Perea.
Jesus is still at the Pharisee's house:
one at the table thought it would be
a great privilege to sit at a banquet
in the Messiah's kingdom; Jesus
spoke a parable to show that al
though the blessings of the gospel
would be offered them, yet they
would refuse the invitation.
VIT. Topic: God's great love for
the sinner. Place: In Perea. The
parable of the two sons: the younger
left home after receiving his portion
of the inheritance; went into a far
country and wasted his substance in
riotods living: decided to return and
confess his folly to his father; he
did so and the father received him
joyfully and made a feast; the elder
brother came from the fields and was
angry; the father entreated him.
VIII. Topic: Characteristics of ef
fective prayer. Place: In Perea. A
parable on prayer: a widow asked a
judge' to avenge her; the Judge re
fused;- the widow urged him: the
judge finally did as he. was request
ed: the Lord will avenge those who
call upon Him: another parable: the
Pharisee's prayer;- the publican's
IX. Topic: Great facts connected
with salvation. Place: In Perea. A
rich young ruler came running to
Jesus and asked what he must do tc
inherit eternal life; Jesus said, Keep
the commandments. He asked,
Which? Jesus mentioned several;
the young man had kept these; he
asked what he still lasked; sell what
you have and give to the poor; went
away sorrowful; the rich are saved
with great xlifficulty.
X. Topic: Finding - salvation.
Place: Jericho. A great number of
people; blind Bartimaeus by the
highway, begging; hears it is Jesus
passing; calls loudly for mercy; is
rebuked by those standing near;
cries louder; his cries reach Jesus;
He stops; commands Bartimaeus to
be called: Bartimaeus went; made
known his request: Jesus heals him;
his faith has made him whole; he
follows Christ. Zacchaeus was a
rich publican who sought to see
Jesus; he was small of stature and
elimbed into a tree; Jesus saw hinm
and told him to come down; Jesul
went to his house: the Jews mur
'mured; Zacchaeus trulf' repented;
gave half of his goods to the poor;
confessed hrs sins; restored four
fold; Jesus forgave and saved him;
the Son of Man came to save the lost.
XI. Topic: The kingship of Jesus.
Place: In and near Jerusalem. Jesus
and His disciples journeying toward
Jerusalem; two disciples sent to
Bethphage to secure a colt; the pro
phecy of Zech. 9:9 is fulfilled; a
great multitude shout "IHosanna!"
and spread garments and strew~
branches in the way; Jesus cleanses
the temple; the chief Pharisees and
scribes are sore displeased.
XII. Topic: Christianity's conflict
with the world. Place: In Jerusa
lem, in the temple courts. The Phar
isees and Herodians try to catch
Christ in His words; He answers
them wisely; they marveled at Him;
they ask whether it is lawful to pay
tribute to Casear; He says, "R~ender
to Caesar the things that are Cae
sar's, and to God the things that are
God's;" 'the Sadducees come- to Him
and ask Him a question dealing with
our relation after death; seven broth
ers, in turn, married the same wom:
an, in the resurrection whose wife
will she be? Jesus said that when
they rise from the dead they neither
:arry~ nor are given ini marriage.
This Glass Keeps Out Heat.
An Ausuian inv'entor. Richard
Szignmondy, is repor:tedi t~o have made
a new %:iu of window glass whosE
chief pn:ruliarity is that i: pr'ove'ut5
the passage of nine-ten'.us of the heat
of lthe sun's rays.
It is welli a : hat ordinary. win
dow siass aiiox.vs xe:! y all of the hea;
derived from the sua to pass through,
but on the other hand. intercepts all
heat coming from non-luminous sourc
es, such as a stove or the heated
groud. This is the reason why heal
accun. : s unde-r the glass roof of
a hoth. a
If covered with Szigmondy's glass a
htuouse wjuid, it. is claimed become.
cold hioax, 5i.:ee the heat could not
get into it. Une adlvantage set forth
in favor of ;.e new glass is that a
house whose i;indows were furnished
with it would remnain delitfully coo]
in summ*er. But in winter perhaps,
the situation would not be so agree
Worn Down by Five Years of Srffer
ing From Kidney Complaint.
Mrs. Remethe Myers. of ISO South
Tenth St.. Ironton. 0.. says: "1 l.ve
worked hard in my Time and have
been exposed ;.gaii
and again to changes
of weather. It is no
wonder my kiduays
:ra'e' out and I went
all to pieces at last.
For five years I was
fading away and
finally so weak that
for six months I could not get out of
the house. I ,as nervous. restless
and sleepless at night, and lame and
sore in the morning. Sometimes ev
erything.would whirl and blur before
me. I bloated .o badly I could not
wvear tight clothing, and bad te put
on shoes two sizes larger than usual.
The urine was disoidered and pas
sages were dreadfully frequent. I
got help from the first box of Doan's
Kidney Pills. however. and by the
time I had taken four boxes the pain
and bloating were gone. I have been
in good health ever since."
Sold by all dealers. 50 cents a
box. Foster-Milburn Co.. Buffalo,
N. Y.
Seemed a Long Time.
Jim was ten years of age and of an
adventurous spirit. Instead of going
to school, he started out to join a
band of buocaneers. leaving a letter
of farewell for his mother. He had
gone pretty far afield when be was
caught in the rain. Growing miserable
and hungry, the young adventurer
then gave up his idea of a piratical
c.areer and eame home very late at
night. He met with a chilling recep
tion. The clock ticked, his father's
newspaper crackled, and his sisted ed
not look up from her book. Even
is mother, did not seem to care
whether he had returned or not. The
at, however, not being in the con
spiracy of silence, came and rubbed
against his leg. Jim stooped and pet
ted it, and then In a desperate attempt
to open up the conversation he re
marked plaintively: "Is this the same
old cat you had when I went away?"
When two All out. the third wins.
Solomon explained bis magic carpet.
"It doesn't show if I forget to wipe
2y feet," he announced.
Considering the number of Mrs. S.'s,
this was indeed an advantage.-Har
per's Bazar.
Black splotches All Over Face-Affected.
Parts Now Clear as Ever--Cured by
the Cuticura IRemedlies.
"About four years ago I was afflicted
with black splotches all over my face and
a few covering my body, watch produced
a severe itching irritation, and which
caused me a great deal of a-.noyance and
suffering, to such an extent that i was
forced to call in two of the 'eading phy
sicians of my town. After .. thorough ex
amination of iae dreaded' complaint they
announced it to be skin eczema in its
worst form. Tfhey treated me for the
same for :he iea:,h of one yea'r, but the
treatment did me no good. li.ally my
husbans purchased a set of t..e Cuticura
Remedie.s, and after usin, the- contents of
the first bottle of Cuticura Resolvent in
connection with th~e Cuticura Soap and
Ointment, the breakin; out erntirely
stopped. I continued the use of .he Cuti
cura Remedies ?-r six mon.ths, and after
that every spcatch 't as entirely gone and
the affected parts were lect as clear as
ever. The LGuacura RIemediea not only
cured me of that c.-eadful dise -e, eczema,
but other comp:,cate4 'riables as well.
Lizzie E. .Sledge, 540 Jones Ave., Selma,
Ala. Jet. 28, 1905."
Tess-Oh, yes, she's certainly get
ting old.
Tess-Yes, she's beginning to corn
plain that the styles of bonnets and
gowns are not as pretty as they
used to be.-Philadelphia Press.
Bea~ns to be boiled with beef should
be put into a kettle of cold water
with a quarter teaspoon'ful of bakinlg
'soda. They should be brought to a
good boiling temperature and be kept
boiling briskly all the while they are
cooking. Boil, or rather, parboil them
until thie skin c'racks and rolls back
when the breath is blown over a few
h eld in a tewo" ''' *uetoh
a teakettle fnll of boiling water to
fll up with as the water boils atVay.
The meat, beef or pork. should be
put into a separate kettle and cook
just enough so that it will have plenty
of time to finish cookin'g and become
tender after being put with the beans
ater they have been drained. Cave
must be taken that the beans do not
ccok too long in the first water for
if they do they will cock to pieces be
fore the meat is quite done. Beans
ooked this way for a change are
quite agreeable-the pork being too
rich to have as often as -desirable
even in winter. Remember though, af
ter beans start ton cook they should
be brougt to a good boil as speedny
as possible and keep them boiling.
Right here lies the secret of cooking
beans sit. If cold water is poured
over h or they are allowedi to stop
bciing they will invariably be hard
no ater how long they are cook'
ed Season well with salt and pepper
oon after the meat and beans are
put into the same kettle; when done,
. erv h--V. Lesh Kettering
Dipi.,nacy. -
Diplomacy is a matter of business
though a po!lite buisiness, hedged about
by etiquette and fo:ms and adorned
with a few frills. Get behind the ling
erie and the lingo and go to the heart
if the thing and you will find it very
much like the practice of law. The
man with the best case ought to will.
and when iiw doe-sn't and the mali
with th1e loorer case does win it is be
cause be is the better man and knows
better how to present his case and
how to handle it. There is another
popular notion that the American dip
lomatic establishment is weak be
Cause cur representatives abroad con
tend with men trained all their lives
in the diplomatic school. We have
no permanent diplomatic establish
ment. Our ambassadors and ministers
abroad are picked from law offices,
editoria!l rooms and even counting
rooms. Usually they had no previous
acquaintatce with diplomatic work.
Yet nine times out of ten they are
more than a match for the men they
have to deal with abroad. Breadth and
strength of character, knowledge of
human nature and experience gained
in the rough and tumble of life count
for quite as much as the other fel
low's dilettante culture. It is the
judgment of the best observers
throughout the world as the other fel
ful American lawyers and editors
easily hold their own against their
competitorsi.-Walter Wellman, in
At a meeting of the Kansas Poultry
Association Mr. E. Harangton said:
"This fall Mrs. Harrington discovered
that the cholera had appeared among
her chickens. I had heard somewhere
that there is nothing to beat salt 3s
a disinfectant. I had the hired man
clean the henhouse as clean as he
could, wash it out thoroughly with
just as strong brine as he could make
and fill every crack and crevice with
the brine. He did so, and we haven't
lost a hen since. I tried the same
thing on my ,hogs when the cholera
broke out among them, and I am sat
isfied that I saved a lot of them and
prevented a further spread of the dis
From saving to doing is a long way
--From the Italian.
suffer every month In si
pair. The ailments pec
should receive prompt t
irreg-ilar functions, fallin
follow the example of th
ands of women who h
been relieved or cured,
a take Wine of Cardui.
Sold by all Drugist
Mrs. Partington in COurt
"I took my knitting-work and went
up into the gallery," said Mrs. Part
ington, the day after visiting one of
the city courts; "I went up into the
gallery, an'd after I had adjusted my
specs, I looked down into the room,
but I couldn't see any courting going
on. An old gentleman seemed to be
asking a gocd many impertinent
questions-just like some old folks
and people were sitting around mar
ing minutes of the conversation. I
don't see how they made out what
was said, for they all told different
stories. How . much easier It would
be to get along if they were all made
to tell the same story! The case, as
they call it, was given to the jury, but
[ couldn't see it, and a gentleman
with a long pole was made to swear
that he'd keep an eye on 'em, and see
that they dIdn't run away with it.
Bimeby In they came again, and they
said somebody was guilty of some
thing, who had just said be was inno
ent, and didn't know nothing about .it
no more than the little baby that had
never subsistence. I came away soon
afterward; but I couldn't help think
ing how trying it must be to sit there
all day, shut out from the blessed
A telegram from Athens states that
h expedition sent from Genoa and
Leghorn to explore the bottom of the,
sea off the city of Athlens for re
nas of ancient Roman galleys has
already met with success. The divers
ave 'found a galey containing ex
eed ingly elegant anmphorasof fifth
entury work. The construction of
ie galleyv presents several features
f special interest. notably a hitherto,
unkovn system of pins or bolts.
Wise Doctor Gives Postum to Con.'
A wise doctor trie~s to give nature
its best chance by saving the little
strength of the already exhausted
patient, and building up wasted en
ergy with simple but powerful nour
"F'te years ago," writes a doctor,
"I commenced~ to use Postum in my
own family instead of .coffee. I ,ras
so well pleased with the results that
I had two grocers place it in stock,
guaranteeing its sale.
"I then commenced to recommend
it to my patients In place of coffee,
s a..nutritious beverage. The con
sequence is, every store in town is
now selling it, as it has become a
household necessity In many homes.
"I'm sure I prescribe Postum as
often as any one remedy in the Ma
teria Medica-inl almost every case
of indigestion and nervousness I
treat, and with the best results.
"When I once introduce It into a
family, it is quite sure to remain. I
shall continue to use it and prescribe
it in families where I practice.
"In convalescence from pneumonia,
typhod fever and other cases, I give
it as a liquid, easily absorbed diet.
ou may use my letter as' a refer
nce any way you see fit." Name
given by nostum Co., Battle Creek,
Mc.. Read "The Road to Weliville"
I nn k-"There's a reason."
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Reflections of a Batchelor.
Hardly anything costs less than
.rood manners, but there is mighty
little t. be had.-New York Pres.
Knieker-Express wagons full of
trunks show that people are coming I
home. Bocker-So. do the ones that
are left behind-New York Sun.
The Poultry Yard
Is a Monthly Magazine published in
the interest of Poultry. You should
have it. Send 25e to The Poultry
Yard, Charlot te. N. C., for a whole
year's subscription.
FITS, St.Vitus'Dance:Nervons Diseases per
manently cured by Dr. Kline's Great Nerve
Restorer. ;P2 trial bottle and treatise free. t
Dr. H. R. Kline. Ld.,931 Arch St., Phila., Pa. t
The prick of a pin is enough to
make an empire insipid for a time.- t
From the French.
drs. Winslow's Soothing Syrup for Children 1
eething,softens theguns,reducesinllamma
ion. allays paincures wind colic, 25c a bottle i
A great nian must be happy is a I
state of slavery as well as in a state<
>f freedom.-Plato. I
tsands of W
ence, tortures that would drive :
uliar to women are not only p::
reatment before they grow worse.
feelings, headache, side ache, di;
7 R.R.FarePald. NoteiTaken
Boadat Cost. Writ end
It was in the jungle restaurant.I
The leopard had been drinking and
the waiter was trying to take advan
tage of that circumstance.
"None of that Mr. Monk!" yelled
the feline vigoronsly.. "The, Ieopardj
may not be able to chnnge his spots
but let me tell you that he Is fully
comrpetent to spot his change."-Cou
SRCIt acts imm'.diately
CUR minutes. You don't
.Iloi.D OIa
and consider
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- 1smrade ofthe best
i~.FeR i llaWineun
og a .fse., acr r'a, n('arch terubber Co.Lone Tree.Ia.
C. SS For Your Home. Farmn. Timber1
L'na Bl usinebs et you annt quo on~y
worc 1 hayve deaiable HomePs&Id imber-Lands for
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"d"MThopso's Eye Water
1WNC ?23
are strong shooters, strong:
so inexpensive~ that you wo
to use one in any kind
They are made 1o, 2 an
Sold Everywhere
Eealth Thus Lost Is Restored by LydiA
E. Pnur.am's Vegeta.blo Compotind.
How many women do you know who
are perfectly well and strong? We
bear every day the same story over and
over again. "I do not feel well; I am
so tired all the t- rc
Affiss Iate Akona
More than likely you speak the same
ords yourself, and no doubt you feel
irfromwell. Thecause maybeeasily
:aced to some derangement of the fe
nale organs which manifests itself in
lepression of spirits. reluctance to go
Lnywhere or do anything. backache,
)earing-down pains, fatulency, nerv
msness. sleeplessness, or .other fe
nale weakness.
These symptoms are but warnings
hat there is danger ahead, and unless
ieeded a life of suffering or a serlaus
peration is the inevitable result.
The never-failing remedy forall these
ymptoms is Lydia E. Pinkham's Veg
table Compound.
Miss Kate McDonald pf Woodbridge.
Z. J., writes:
)ear Mrs. Pinkham:
"Restored health has meant so much to me
hat I cannot help from telling about it for
e sake of other sufferi women.
"For a long time- I suffered untold agony
rith a female trouble and irregularities,
.hicb made me a physical wreck. and no one
bought I would recover, but Lydia E. Pink
am's Vegetable Compound has entirely
ured me. and made me well and strcng, and
feel it mv dutv to tell other suffering women
rhat a spiendid medicine it is."
For twenty-five years Mrs. Pinkham,
Laughter-in-law of Lydia E. Pinkham,
Las under herdirection. and sineher
tecease. been advising sick women free
f charge. Her advice is free .and.
Iways helpfuL Address, Lynn, Mass ;
t man to the edge of des
inful but dangerous and
If you suffer from pain,
ziness, tired feeling, etc.,
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f.LDouglas $4 Gilt Edge 1l59
Tu .Shloe Dealers: -
t:*1 ouse is the mos
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i -ss.0 Cidren's Shoes, $2.25 .0 LOC
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If I could take you Into my large
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ou how carefully W.L. Douglas shoes
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d insstuf having thein. 0
ast Color Eelets used : they wil! n'ot wvear brassy.
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[ynade and
n't beafraid
of weather.
d i6 gauge.

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