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May, 1919 CORRESPONDENCE. i . i ... .RASMUS F. JOHNSON. Fairview Farm, R2, Weston, Oregon. I am one of your paid-up subscribers, and I have at different times sent in clubs of subscribers paid for out of my own pocket. Some of those I notice (from my books) have now expired. In or der to make sure that your GOOD NEWS shall continue to be a visitor at their homes, I am herewith renew ing their subscriptions for them that is, for some of them, while I am also this time including a couple of "brand-new ones, unto whom I desire the visits of that correctly-named iOOD NEWS. The only bad feature of GOOD NEWS heretofore has been its tardiness and sometimes entire failure to arrive. However, here of late it seems that it js quite prompt ana arrvmg pretty reguiariy every month. THANK YOU! It might in terest you to learn that during the J ' LA 1 1 Times wnen it ianea to anive here, some of those people for whom I sub scribed came to me at divers times with long faces asking me why their GOOD NEWS did not arrive. That proves that the paper was very much appreciated by them, and they did not like to be deprived of its visits. Neither can I wonder at' their desire to receive, that paper, as it is surely most timely and appropriate in these evil days -of so much insanity and troubles abounding and spreading all over the world. "Men's hearts fail ing them for fear, and for looking af ter those things which are coming on the earth." (Luke 21:26.) Allow me to say (without any flattery) that GOOD NEWS, is the . "biggest little paper" for presenting the TRUTH up on the main subjects of the Bible that has ever appealed to sober and ear nest REASON in such plainness of speech and clinching arguments that none others but the absolutely blind and deaf can fail to appreciate the solid TRUTH for which it is so persis tently contending. Ah, truly, "Truth crushed to earth .shall rise again." Thank God for the TRUE LIGHT that is noyr at last .spreading put its glorious beautiful beams upon this sin-soaked and mis-instructed world! O.M. SOUTHWORTH, 739 La Yette St., Benton Harbor Mich.I am setting Good News, ' and enclose 25 ?ents for : another sub to myself at r above - address. I . don't agree with r more' than half of what you say, but it's Worth' ;a quarter , anyway, and I wish youwell. I love a fighter who disagrees with me honestly, and I hate an agreeable hypocrite with the same seal. xou're all. right, pal go to it. This is from the man who built the Appeal to Reason building at Girard, Kansas, twelve years ago. ' JOHN JASPER BROWN, Hastings, Fla. My name is John Jasper Brown (or Daddy Brown the most of the ueonle around here call me.Y And Daddy Brown (since reading your Good News) wants to see James Lar kra Pearson. So suppose you take a vacation and run down to the Land of Flowers and be Daddy's euest for a couple of weeks. I have a BuicKSix and could meet you in Jacksonville. Your expenses would end there. We would visit some of the beaches, and would likely go as far south as Miami, and maybe find a newrlocation.to publish Good News, for Daddy Brown kinder wants a little stock m Good News, .anyway, you could still hold to your present sub scribers and a new field might double the subs to your little dish-rag of a paper. And who knows but . at the roll-call at the General Convention might appear many sheaves from this neck of the woods, for we know that when the Truth makes a man free he is free indeed. We have just lots to eat, and Mother Brow. is a double first cousin to a good cook, and Daddy Brown is a regular old Russellite and has nearly everything that our dear old Pastor ever wrote, bay; 1 am hungry for a fellow of your sort to come and cheer me up a little. Say yes, and arrange a date, and I will meet you in Jacksonville and we will have the time, of our lives. C. D. JONES, R2, Rochelle, Ga. Enclosed find 90 cents for this list of six. I . think you have a better paper now than it was before. Club IN CLUBS OF FIVE OR MORE, FIFTEEN CENTS A YEAR.- The price of single subscriptions to GOOD NEWS is 25 cents a year, but if you will get several of your friends to go In with you and send to club of five or more at one time, you can all get the paper at 15 cents & year.' -:" .. ?.. .. . At the very low price we make, It is Impossible to give premiums to club-raisers, but thousands of people enjoy getting up clubs for the fun of it and to help out a good cause. You-wlll enjoy it, too, and you are hereby Invited to become a regular club-raiser. If you can distribute some samples Into good hands, all they will cost you is to ask for them. r In sending in clubs, be sure to write each name and address very carefully. Remember that a name which looks plain to you in your own handwriting might not look so plain to a nerson who is not acauainted with yJ?r handwriting. Therefore WRITE have the . list typewritten, so much the OOp NEWS is now going r on nine years old. It ' has a' large cir culation in every state in the Union, and it also goes to seveial- foreign countries. It has long ago passed the experimental stage and has become an, established institution. Over 40,000 people are eagerly waiting -for Its arrival each month. . Sen,d remittance, by registered letter, express or postofBce money order, and make all orders payable to: : GOOD NEWS ROOMER, N. C. JOHN A. FOSTER, R2, Boomer, N. C I am handing yoiD herewith 25 cents silver for renewal to your naper," Good News. Lam helpless and can not get out to drum for your paper, but I always speak a good wor for it. - D. E. TAYLOR, Richlands, N. C. I just want to tender you my congra tulations upon the April number of your vonderful good little paper, Good News. Undoubtedly you have adopted the most appropriate name any lover of truth could have suggest ed tor your messenger of truth, I commend you for the brave and fear less manner in which you defend God's Word of Truth. No one in my judgment could have met the argu ments better and defended the Truth more nobly than you did in your reply to the letter you received from Rev. W. F. Staley. . 1 heartily endorse every word of your reply to his letter. It is God's eternal Truth, and He "will surely reward you. for so. nobly de fending His good name and. character against Jthe terrible errors of modern theology. Now if it is not asking too much of you, please send me 10 or 12 copies of this issue, April, 1919; I want to circulate it among my. friends, It is so good I want others, to read it. And may the God of all grace sus- (tain - you. ALEX. BURNS, Defiance, Pa. Your , little Good News sure is mak ing some hit around this little town. I don't know just .why it is, but the most of the names I send you are So cialists. Just as soon as one of them reads Good News he is after me to send his name in. Of course some are not Socialists, but about nine out often are. It may be that it is be cause the Socialists do their own thinking, and any intelligent work ing man that does his own thinking will acknowledge that you are on the right trail. Some of us think there is a Divine Hand behind your pen. I am one of them. You may not think it, but Jots of us do. But .you are one of the best writers I ever read, af ter, and I sure have, read some good books and papers. It is no trick to get subs to. Good News if I had time to get around. Most of them come to me. Enclosed find $2.25 for which send Good News to this list of fifteen. MR. & MRS. KOY G. JOHNSON, 734 East 4th St., Mishawaka, Ind.r Please place the ten new subs on your mailing list. Two of them are solicited subs, and the rest of them we are paying for ourselves. Time is entirely too short to do much solicit ing, and we think if all old subscribers would iust follow suit and send in the names of some of their friends and pay for their subs it would be a fine investment and would help the cause l. n -r i i wonaenuuy. xou can iook iok an other list irom us soon, r lease ac cept our appreciation of your efforts. MRS. L. E. BAKER, Hoyt, Okla. As I have been reading your paper GOOD NEWS. ates. VERY CAREFULLY. If possible to better. forsome time past and am very in terested in it, I am sending in my name as a subscriber. I .have been borrowing Good News from a neigh bor family, but now it has been some months since they got a copy, and it seems that I can't wait any longer; So please send me Good News for one year, and send me some back num bers if you have them. I will read them and pass them on. I would pay a dollar a year for Good News before 1 would do without it. " - - C. A. FAULK, Rl, Vernon, Fla. I am well' pleased with the way you are talking through the columns of Good News. So get down to business subs. I; think it will do them good. Enclosed find money order for $2.25. , JAMES T. McCpdREY, Woodland; Ga. Enclosed find $1.65 for . eleven ZsJ.$mJ?T3& send vou 20 or 30 more-subs. ?You tret better in your old age,ahd all -.of -us hke the articles you give up,: H. HOWARD, Milo, Ark.Enclosed find 25 cents for Good News. I in- tena 10 get upa ciud laterur naven't arid,.evei But according. to the time now. Want to get it soon as-Ir!-4.i j i. i.r ita can. son. Dad takes The Appeal to Rea-- WiHi it and Gond Npw w will be complete in having the facts of the p.; u Ti hke to visit your home-and have a chat-with- vm hut vhrt ara slim A r 7 " MRS. W. F. DODSON, Rl, Buffalo, Ala.You cannot imagine how proud was when I got the sample copies of Good News. I wanted it sol bad. ani. KUiK o au 1 can lot ic. Have heard several talk m favor of it. Am mailing fi subs to-day hope you will get them and forward the paper right on. I eruess I will have to send more next week, but I can't wait I want to see it come. MRS. NANCY DUNN, Terrace, Mont. I thought I would write you a fw 1inia -ttrA lot vrvn Vnnw- T onimr reading your paper. I am a widow woman ovei 60 years old and live with my son I think you , arenght ; about i-ne aevii irym'K-io ruie. l xninK ne is hying to rule the weather and every- thing else. I am looking for a change, and have been for several years, and hope I will live to see it. Things can't go on like this much longer. ; If you would mention to some people that Christ was coming to rule, they would just laugh. I hope the Lord will prosper you in your work. Read this paper to all your neighbors and ask them what they think about it. Start a dis- cussion on me suuject ciiiu let II . I I J 1 J every feller express his opinion. That's the way to advertise the paper and spread its circulation, Page Thrc3 QUESTION AND ANSWER. Editor Good News, Boomer, N. C. - v Dear Sir: 1 r don't denounce any of your writ- -W . ' . T- 1 mg. it suits me. i nave learned a good deal through you paper. In a recent issue you said there was no burning hell forever, and the scrip ture you referred to certainly does not say forever, but what about Rev, 20:10? I wish you would explain that to me. Yours truly, MRS. J. B. STOKES. Carrabelle, Fla. Before considering Rev. 20:10 I wish you would just take a peep at Rev. 20:9. Here it is speaking of those who will still be wicked at the end of Milleri nium- those who will choose the devil as their leader and go out to war against the saints. What does it say became of them ? Lis ten: : , .. ". "And they went up. on the breadth, of the earth and compassed . the camp of the saints about, and . the beloved' city; and: fire came down from Go out of heaven and DEVOURED; them.' : ; . - When a thing is DEVOUUR ED, what becomes of it? What does that word mean, anyhow ? The dictionary says it means to make away with it, to eat up, to consume.. And if those people are DEVOURED in the ninth verse, how in the name of common sense are they going to be tormented forever m the I fpnrh verse ?. You certainly never paid any attention to l Mie xeaamg.oi wiat xenm verse or. . you would have, noticed that it is not talking about what will be done with the PE0- PI atall. .It.is eaking onVy. iiiCii v lu. wuu uycwveuvWie I people. And.iit says Vthe Devil will be cast into the lake of fire where the "Beast and the False Phbphet are, arid shall be tor mented . dav and merit forever ortnoaox teacninfir. even ! mean endless duration. They in- lvl C V CI miKA CVC1. ; , CUU1U IWt I sist mat oui earwi ana our sun i,i ro ani -0r .whole solar, system will If - lill 1 J ' - 3 ye completely ounieu up - ana " uMmt ic tuecwe now is mere going, to oe an ena- lless I continuation of dav and fiio4vh? WK en tho rtitt? f s hTntfe? i ,v. U U. iv day, so far as our part ot the universe is concerned, at least. And on top of all that, the creeds tell us that the place where the lost souls are going to be kept in toraient will be "outer dai-kness," "endless night," arid all that sort of ? things. ',. Then surely there Will be , no "day- about it. Andyet you see Satan h& to be tonnented DAY AND f1"111, iuxvcx cuiu .cvex. y The trouble With the creeds IS that they never open their mouth without nuttinff their MTnTTm 3 .v . ?. rpWr ua.nu fl Q lof XVAV 111 lb. ilVJ US . 1VW of false theories about things and then try to make them har monize arid they can't do it. The fact is, as we .are taught in so many places, that the Devil himself and all his works will be destroyed utterly blotted out 1 VO. VAlOVVllVVa God is a heaD better God than His orthodox followers think Ha is. And that's a fact.