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mm OF r SOUL SAVEB? London, September 13 Modern ministers are trained as mere "sales men" instead of Christian apostles and that is one reason why the people generally have a luke-warm attitude toward religion, dedlared the Rev. Dr. J. S. Ladd Thomas of Chicago, in an address here today before the Ecumenical Methodist Conference. The speaker said he saw "a real per il" 'in the effort of denominational leaders to force the ministry into a narrow and mechanical scheme whose direct aim is to produce the largest immediate revenue. "Poorly attended churches all over the land bear witness to. the people's indifferen.ce toward institutional re ligion," said Dr. Thomas. "Full churches are the exceDtion rather than the rule. It is the empty church which stares us in the face and, 'more eloquently than words' speaks of the attitude of that large group of people who ' have rejected institutional religion as something unnecessary in their lives. "They are pleaure mad; they have s mania for materialistic indulgence while their belief in the modern church as the representative of God and the Ambassador of Christ does not express itself. The real probl em," the speaker indicated, "is how to vitalize the church so that she may authoritatively and convincing ly persuade men of their divine in heritance and the mission of sacrifi cial service." Asserting that "the average artisan lacks confidence in the church as the champion of the 'square deal,' " he continued: "This indifference has arisen from a misconception of God a wrong teaching of God a wrong teaching of the church and a wrong teaching of the Christian life. In many of the critical hours of history the church has failed to impress the world with an authoritative mes sage which would bring light into the dark hours on the subject of war, the relations of capital and labor and other vital questions which have been Colonization Of j Reclaimed Lands Drainage Problem St. Paul, Minn., Sept. 15 Coloni zation of reclaimed lands will be the principal subject of discussion at the tenth annual convention of the Na tional Drainage Congress to be held here September 22-24. The convention will be attended by landowners, farmers, drainage con tractors, engineers and others inter ested in the development of fertile lowlands. Reports of railroad colonization commissioners ihid a report on meth ods of colonization in cutover re gions of Wisconsin will precede dis cussion of colonis Vi- Other sub jects rural which credits. 1. 1 4 1 Ttt tit i considered are g of drainage age legislatipn ency of electri- ndrainage pump- projects, sta and the rel city, stean inc nlints' Secretary tne y Sherman of Chi cago report10 m! the governors of South Can '"i8 Tennessee, Louisana. Wv, Michigan and Mis souri have ijiied delegates. Speakers V 11 -iiclude Governor J. A. O. Preus If Minnesota, Dr. F. H. Newell of Washington D. C, former head of the federal reclaimation ser vice, H. B. Roe, a soil expert of the University of Minnesota, and F. W. DeWoIf, chief of the Illinois Geolog ical Survey Division. ALLEGED LIQUOR Rl'JJNER KILLED BY A POSSE Waynesboro, Ga., Sept. 14 In a fight with a posse of Burke county officers near here tonight A. P. Peak, of Columbia, S. C, an alleged liquor runner was instantly killed. L. C. Miller, of Lexington, S. C, his com panion was lodged in jail here and the automobile in which the men were riding and eight cases of liquor are being held by the authorities. HD E MERGING MORAL EBB I baffling the minds of men." "Prophets and priests," Dr. Thom as said, must "challenge the people with a gospel that will restore confi dence in the church, trust in Christ and service to the world. The church must not forget her social message but she must also remember that Christianity is a religion of the individual." (Br Awroclateil l're.'l London, Sept. 15 Moral standards of the present day, changing from the simple code of our forefathers, are "excrescences growing out of the war." declared the Rev. Dr. Elbert Rbbb Zaring, editor of the North western Christian Advocate, Chica go, before the fifth Ecumenical Meth odist Conference here today. "It is a passing wave from which," he said "we are slowly but surely emerging." Dr. Zaring, in his address, refer red to the pleasantry which passed between a Chicago anil a New York daily paper many years ago when Chicago was developing the sky scraping habit. t-nicago twuteu New York on the fact and the Her ald of that city replied there was no city on the Western Hemisphere that needed its sky scraped worse than Chicago." Since then scores of ci ties have gone into the sky-scraping business," continued the speaker. "In the spiritual meaning of thatl term we must all scrape the sky to get a correct idea of moral standards. "The true moral standard is un changeable. It lies like a 'great snow-capped mountain range across the horizon. It cannot change. This moral mountain range which has set the standard for all time sustains the same relation to the moral world that the Himalayas do to the physical earth. "Attempts have been m'ade to sub stitute, but to no avail. Every once in awhile you hear of a new set of Commandments. Men of different professions have issued Ten Conn mandments. I have read of Ten Commandments for husbands, for wives, for students and even school children. Revisers have even gone into the field of the New Testament and proposed Beatitudes different from those laid down by our Lord. All these attempts are futile and in significant compared to the moun tain range formed by the first Ten Commandments let down out of Heav,en through the medium of Mo ses. They cannot be improved upon. X. . '- '-".Vr. - T t 5 3 i 3 s t i 0 t t i.sj t ... a j t "The Story of Plant Food" A FIVE REEL MOTION PICTURE PRODUCED BY THE SOUTHERN FERTILIZER & CHEMICAL CO. SAVANNAH, GA. "The SiorS of Plant Notice vill be given you, either by mail or tluough the I i . aLir' T)E ON THE LOOKOUT for the showing of this pictir Food" in your section. newspapers. The first industrial film showing the manufacture of commercial fertilizers. For ttv first time in the history of the industry this intensely interesting and educational story Is presented in complete detail. Educational and entertaining. 5,000 feet long, and presents aa exceptionally inter esting entertainment of about an hour and a half's duraiion. Everyone should see this picture. Showing 7 lie Phosphate Mines of Florida The Fishing Grounds cf the South Atlantic Coast Strining 7kh Enormous Seines Thou tands of Fish to the Haul The Operation of the Largest Individual Fertilizer Plant in the South Eloctrically Driven Crane3 Picking Up r.nd Carrying Tons of Materials at One Time Distribution of Fer tilisers Direct to the Farm. crcule a lasting impression tu to -he necessity -f crcfully feeding the crops of the nation by means of properly prtpers-J rhrtt food. Don't fail to see it. CIRCULATION OF THE FILM We are prepared to give showings f this picture, free of charge, before farm ers' clubs, snd all kinds of agricultural gatherings, r.t County rnlra, District and State Agricultural Colleges. We can supply the Standard Print Film for use on standard motion picture machines, cr we Ctin furnish a portable chine and non inflammable film, for use at any point where there Is electric current carrying 110 to 120 volts. Write us for engagements for a showing In your town. Southern Fertilizer & Chemical Co. Famous Southern Fish Fertilizers TRAOF MARK SAVANNAH, GA. REGISTERED in eri a m., .A...mn f moral stand' ards is changing. We are today in the trough of a wave. The war up set everything, toppled our moral as well as our intellectual and physical standards. We have not recommenc ed to keep house. Thus there are certain retrogressions that are great ly deplored and which some fancy are a permanent lowering of the moral standards. These are but ex crescences growing out of the war. Such a horrible program as was pro- j nmi a jected upon the world could not but leave in itsfrail a sordid conception of morals. Thus, in the matter of family ties, of physical habits, of our amusements, we find people indulg ing as they have not done for many years past. "This is but a passing wave. Even now we are emerging therefrom. Our conception of the moral stan dard is liftintr. One of the most hopeful phases of this development of a moral ideal is the application of the principal of Christianity to the great world of industry about us. There -is no question but that we have a larger outlook in this field than ever before. "But the world has become com plicated. There is no simplicity. Everything is interwoven, enmeshed. 'No man liveth to himself and no man dieth to himself in any sense whatever. Once upon a time we did not care how a man made his money just so he distributed it properly. Now we are not so anxious about the distribution of his money as how he made it. I have great hopes for the future. The moral standard is lifting gradually. The line marked upon the side of the great and eter nal standard set by Christ Himself is gradually mounting. Some day but not now we may reach the tip of the standard." Sex Equality Has Long Existed On Squirrel Islands "(By Aol'lnel !.) Squirrel Island, Me, Sept. lo Fifty years ago twenty men bought this island for a retreat from city life the hot months of the year, lorm- commiinity ami gave 11 iw. , Wal o-overnment. Now their children are celebrating the golden jubilee of the ,t nf the Maine summer colony idea. They declare that while sum mer homes had dotted the coast of Maine before 1871, it was the success s,,i,irn.l Island Community that led to the founding of other col onies all the way from Kittery U Sorrento. Founded for freedom and fun mod ified bv church and village regula tion, the Squirrel Island Association was from the first on a basis of sex winalitv. Women voted with men a mniniift described as being "as obedient to Divine Guidance as that of the Mayflower Pilgrims." Association added that the Nebraa-, ka, Maryland, Minnesota, Kansas,; Idaho, Iowa, Illinois, Indiana, Ken tucky and -North Carolina associa tions were studying the subject Thet plan of self government for the bar is not new on this continent, according to Mf. Iddings. It is in effect in Canada, he said, while the Inns Court of England, which serve as a model, have been in existence for centuries. ' , "Only seventeen percent of the work of a lawyer is done in court, the other 83 per cent of his liveli hood is earned away from the 'all seeing eye' of the judge," he said. "Self discipline"anfl self government are required now as never before." There are 23,000,000 surplus wo men in Europe, and continued talk of aggression leads us to suspect that1 there are also a few surplus men. Composite! iveiievesa (Bjr Ane ( J Sept; constructed of materia builders' supply m chased with contribute estate -dealers, emfe workmen free of m,i ' by furniture dealers wiij v onnor and her ni1( Frank O'Connor, ft ui-ine iamuy, a! t;J several months aw. ff ily he left was. on diet evicted, the New Orlm' auuui, tneir plight. It, ssponse was immeduti IJJIU F purp fcffec'.i Ivariet the h, i pret JPhilatl fh ws of bet of icome , frieht I Rub-My-TLsmfaT'tly a septic. Cures infecW Jwere g tetter, etc. ite a 1 'ea i Ohio Plans Some Protection From Shyster Lawyers i volun-! Britain Prepares New Coal Station Hj Aiinoelntcil Pr'i PaPeete, Tahiti Sept. 15 Great Britain is preparing to establish a naval coaling station at Penrhyn Is land, a large atoll about 700 miles north of here, according to report received from a British warship that recently visited Tahiti. Penrhyn 'is famous in the South Seas as a rich pearl island. Tops Dressed while you wait at Model Paint & Trimming Co. Ht AorlntfO Trffn) Thivron. ().. Sent. 15 The tary state bar association of today! is due to give way to an association j created under state statute to which j every lawyer is required to belong, according to Daniel W. Iddings of, this city, president of the Ohio State j Bar association. i The object sought is protection of the public and the legal profession from the unscrupulous lawyer. The associations would have disciplinary powers. ! A definite movement to this end which has already made considerable progress is reported by Mr. Iddings. i He noted that North Dakota has mad? all lawyers of the state mem-1 bers of the association which is giv-j tn broad powers to evolve such or ganization as it sees fit. The law, went into effect July 1. In Florida, a more comprehensive bill recently passed the state senate.; The Michigan senate has passed a similar bill and in Ohio one was in troduced in the Senate but failed to pass. The president of the Ohio Bar! i lletter i rst lett close tie card: bresente hir of i feature, new, How About Another?? , 0 o t before ought I Sguest,,: i lout thi Don't forget to have the money forfc"1 Coupon Book at home remember thai"dsom ver is required to get the money whenfl the Ph ers the book he is not permitted to tiL" der to get the money from your husbaid -tea- " please remember that we want you to I ll receipt in the front of the book so of R0ACIi ii- l , OF 1 the driver to sign it. L I-C-E! ... g I be Coupon Book fc lOveia You cannot afford to be without thislir" of R& which spells SAVING for you in sudfVw Mi ters. Have the money ready for a iwand before the last coupon in the old oneisjj.1' a p iianhood 1 . man Me, Misg bout two Southern Utilities ConiMrt v twho will. her mar TivitStiohS" This Picture will be shown at Howell Theatre, Palatka, Fla., Friday, Sept 16 Redding, nly by i f The you Fat ton o'ci -he home c Get a "Close-Up" Galileo made the telescope and brought to light unknown stars and planets, the craters of the moon, the rings of Sa turn and other things. Properly used, the telescope is a wonderfully effective in strument. But look through the wrong end and your vi sion becomes distorted; things get out of focus; objects well within your reach look miles away. . An important province of this paper is to act your telescope Use it properly and your vision is enlarged. That means reading the advertisements as well as the other news. Fail to read trie advertising and you overlook a great deal that you ought to see and knnuthe best in values-opportuni-piness1" CCnomy' ,ncsl mforr, convenience and hap- reul f lnSe ,tH ylir hand the thinSs y'u want Ith Z ue-Ul buy 1 ,em-'hat they cost. You glean their UodTriemf0nmtl,n ,frut merchants' their iEftXr111 important poims to as a mei;io7theanH?J? f the news columns-bit if you verv thti thft ng V0U rcmain uninformed about the bh vou nar u T-" you mSt vitally- Unquestiona dj , ) ou narrow your vision. Get a 'Close-up." Read the Advertisements Jans wil, prence Sm Ind Mr. Si 'man, Mr. fonahan, . lea, will r temony. ND MRS. HONOl nenting- Mi perryday, m W fusti f'Shell Wews and HI1! Vhat 7:00 and 8:00 P. M. Admission Free.