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A Great Man s Successors. It is not every time that a great man has sons to catch his fallen standard and bear it on to wider conquest, but in many notable instances the sons of preachers are standing on the shoulders of their distinguished fathers and lifting the world yet high er in their faithful arms. This is refreshingly true of I). L. Moody’s sons. While neither of them is the “master of assemblies” that their father was, they are both effective speakers—and what is bet ter, they tell the same “Old Truth” which their father taught, and build in loving loyalty and wis dom on the great foundation which their father laid for Christian evangelism, education and benevo lence. William R. Moody, the older, as editor of The Record of Christian Work, Superintendent of W' . - \ x\By /' I l <l% \ \ I j x J / y I U v \ x/ ty j Ag, /Q //S' i y~\\y~> - y i to \X/ ) 1 Z —CtP I 'BB I / Bl ■ \ I |IB k \ \ iw|< ’w. I W. R. MOODY. A. G. MOODY. PAUL D. MOODY. the Northfield Schools and Director of the North field Conferences, is doing a vital work in the dis semination of Christian Truth whose boundaries touch the confines of Christendom, whose Light is beating back every year the shadows of Paganism, and whose ultimate influence for God and His cause will be measured only by the measureless cycles of Eternity. Paul I). Moody seems almost a youth, with his beardless fact. and his delightful simplicity; yet he is teacher of the Bible at Mount Hermon, and hand-to-hand and heart-to-heart with his brother in sacredly guarding and increasing the legacy left them by their great father. “Brother 1 aid ’ —it seems so natural to employ those words iiom the servant of God who baptized another Paul—lives in the D. L. Moody homestead, where the famous evangelist rested aftm* his arduous work in America and England and prayed for grace and strength to battle yet again. What a daily call from the God of his father as well as the Christ of his own redemption, to consecrate himself afresh each day to the blessed and far-reaching work to which his stalwart young life has been dedicated! Ambert G. Moody, a nephew of the founder of The Golden Age for August 30, 1906. the North field work, is the masterly business mana ger, who shows his kinship to his honored kinsman both in business ability and in the consecration of purpose to which God calls the talents of men. Like three brothers these three youqg men stand and work and conquer! Our Northfield Trip. “Go to Northfield before you go to Heaven.” That is what every Northfield visitor will tell everybody he meets who has not been there. The stranger must understand that one who has been to North field believes it to be just about the most beautiful and heavenly place this side the Gates of Pearl. And—go to Northfield one summer, and you will want to go as long as you live. At 1 ?ast, this is the experience of the editor who spent two weeks at Northfield last year, resting from a broken voice, and drinking in physical, mental, and spiritual in spiration—rolling on the grass, looking up at the stars, attending a sun-rise prayer meeting, or listen ing to the greatest men in the world unfold the treasures of the Book of Books. This year impera tive business demands would allow only a few days, hut Northfield could not be wholly missed. Dr. Broughton’s party had gone on the week before, and following for the second week, the editor chaperoned himself, his secretary, niece, and several cousins— Miss Lins Christian, and Mrs. W. P. Fain, of At lanta, Mss Witt Moseley of Newnan, and Miss Marion Upshaw, of Douglasville, Ga. The trip over the Southern railway to Washington was de lightful and when the capital of the nation was reached, most of the party who had never seen that, beautiful city before were inclined to adopt the Court of Arms of Alabama and cry, “Here we rest.” Speeding along up the Connecticut valley where all (Continued on page 5.) News of General Interest. Dancers in India wear nose rings set with prec ious stones. The Zambesi bridge is 420 feet above the water, against 160 feet for the Niagara bridge. In all 240,000 different species of insects are known to exist on the earth. Emerson G. Taylor, an instructor at Yale, has re signed to devote himself to literary work. To the amazement of Berliners, a corner of the royal palace has been given over to a cigar dealer. Probably the owner of the largest number of dogs in the world is a Russian cattle king, who has 35,000 shepherd dogs to look after 1,500,000 sheep. To protect an invention all over the world, it is necessary to take out sixty-four patents in as many different countries, the estimated cost of which is $2,500. A recent wedding in Brittany was celebrated ac cording to old customs of that country. The fes tivities lasted five days, and entertaining the 2,000 guests cost nearly $5,000. Andrew Carnegie, at Gravesend, when he was the first distinguished stranger to receive the free dom of the borough, said that he only understood one machine—the human one—and he always pat ted it on the back. Sunday Island, in the Pacific, is really the tall est mountain in the world. It rises 2,000 feet out of five miles of water, and is thus nearly 30,000 feet from base to summit. For the ten months ending April, 1906, $4,000,- 000 worth of canned beef, $22,500,000 of hog pro ducts and $15,500,000 of lard were imported into Great Britain from the United States. The idea of teaching children to read phrase by phrase or sentence by sentence at the outset, in stead of the old-fashioned alphabet method or the present word system, is advanced by Director De Croly, of the Brussels Institute of Special Instruc tion, according to a translation for the Literary Di gest. Oliver Wendell Holmes was invited to deliver a lecture in a town in the central part of Massachu setts. He was not feeling very well and he wrote the following reply to the committee in declining’ to accept the invitation: “I am far from being in good physical health, and I am satisfied that if I were offered a SSO bill after my lecture I should not have strength enough to refuse it.” Domestic science is on the eve of a great revolu tion and within the next decade we may see a com plete change in domestic conditions. The first step is seen when we consider the “electric house” erected and owned by d. W. Hillman, of Schen ectady, N. \. Every branch of the lighting, heat ing, cooking, etc., is done by electricity. There is even an electric “healing pad,” chafing dish, ci gar lighter, sewing machine, flat iron, etc. These plans bid lair to solve the servant problem which has so beset the country. Di. bra' i< Lillines, ol Chicago, who attended Marshal! Field in his last illness presented the ex ecutors of the estate with a bill for $25,000 and it was promptly paid. The professional services of Dr. Billings did not extend over more than a few hours of time, and the amount of his bill must have been fixed with due regard to the fact of the pa tient’s being the possessor of some $200,000,000, but it does not seem a just or honest charge, be the pa tient’s finances what they may. gest.