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210 The Indian Advocate.
A man who cannot forgive, breaks the bridge over which he might pass to Heaven. " Nature invites the beautiful and the useful; hence, hand some is that handsome does. Indulging in dangerous pleasures is like licking honey from a knife and cutting the tongue with the edge. - Thinking leads man to knowledge. He may see and hear, and read and learn, whatever he pleases; he will never know anything of it, except that which he has thought over; that which by thinking, he has made the property of his mind. Is it then saying too much, that man by thinking only, be comes truly man? Take away thought from man's life, and what remains? About 300,000 acres of land of the Rosebud Indians, in South Dakota, were recently purchased by act of Congress, the law providing that the territory should be prepared for settlement by the Department of the Interior. Secretary Hitchcock, in making arrangements to open up the land, has decided to follow the plan that was operated so successfully a year ago in connection with the Kiowa and Comanche lands in Oklahoma. There is not a preacher in Jolo. It would not be pleas ant for them there. But in Manila, where all are Christians, and wish to remain such; where all bow to the Cross of Jesus Christ and reverence His Holy Name and kneel in adora tion of the Savior; where the humanizing and Christianizing influences of the Church have made it possible for the preacher to dwell in security, there the preachers are to discredit that Church and to persuade those devoted Christians "to come