Sterling Standard from Sterling, Illinois on March 18, 1897 · Page 17
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Sterling, Illinois
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Thursday, March 18, 1897
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at- *S rt It*-*?,*! Him "Jiwsfc— W. tfc'S Jt.nthwwtn Ctrarch ft BSniip Jit TrtoKy Ctontcli— 8w. i Worship. m "Baptism, as web«3ii9ve It is taught in the 80rSptttres,f8 a baptism of three feature*: fitBt, Immersion; tie three-fold action; third, tbe tk -of gins and the gift oil the ef the Holy Ghost." words were esid by the Bev. - f 1*, U, Ksltnet 46 a Wtge congregation *tJDaokard ehufeh Sunday-evening. * speaker announced that he did not tsfe to c*nsa any controversy on the subject, but that be would tell why the jDnakarda believe in the doctrine as Ifeey do, drawing his proof from the JKoly Word of God. . •. • ' , Firsts! all, and id every instance, ifae Bcripture teaches that baptism wetf where there was much Mark 1:9 says clearly "went •Sown, into^tbe water.H JChUi _ la also in the~etbry sf Philip and the Acts 8:30. ' Baptism IB represented aa a washing pure' water, The ancient Jews believed it meant a washing away the filth of the flesh; therefore, they must have interpreted it as an ; immersion. We believe the scripture also teaches that baptism ia represented as a burial, Paul says "Buried with-Christ and raised as in the resurrection." It |s also represented as a birth. In John 3, ^when Christ talkedtoNicodemua.hetold -him he "must be born of water and of the spirit, "The larger body begets the smaller one;thereforewe must conclude , that there must be much water. Nearly ell churches, who make any claim to antiquity, once practiced'baptlsm by tho immersion. It is the only safe ground for the** t^ll 1 * Mr. D»- vin suggests soap acd Santlay. The !n- hAbHantft are lazy, dirty and ignorant. They bave no Sunday, the Lord's day being the liveliest of the week, This fact, in the mind of Mr. Davis, Is the great reason for the moral degradation of the lower classes. ^ In conclusion Mr. Davis tsid, never attempt to see Mexico in ft week or ten days. No one, he said, can visit that country without a feeling of thankfulness that his lot has been east in prog- re8sive r Christian Amatiavindone dan* not fail to take a deeper interest in mission work after a visit to our sister Bepnblfc. ' ONES BCII.D A SHIP. nff SunMy. J present »n<t the by the Rev. Cass Davia were greatly enjoyed. In the eveeing Mr, Dftvia preached on the Grecian—Turkish difflcnlties. —The services at the Fourth Street Methodiat chnrch on Sunday evening were in charge of the Woman's Christian Missionary fcociety. Mrs. Lnella Mack, President of the society, presided. The principal numbers in the program were a recitation by Edna Kier, an address by Mrs, Mack, a recitation by Miss Minnie Beideretadt and a vocal solo by Mrs. Q. C. Clark. There was a good attendance at tha meeting. "rightrwUile many-are of;the opinion' thAt there is no other method. •- -Baptism doesn't mean immersion; it , measn more—a dipping, with reference to a froquentive action. The Trinity— the Father, the Son and the Holy Ghost , —are one in work and purpose, but not In office. There is not a single sentence In tlte bible which says that baptism should not be a three-fold action. In JoKn, 4:16 we learn that we are in the three persons of the Trinity. Nearly all churches in antiquity believed in thaTri'Une^aptlon. .Modernreformers •—John Wesley, Martin Luther, Alexander -XJampbell—have' all written on ' this and alt believe It to be the!; teaching of tbe gospel. Many believe that there are but a few now practicing the three-fold action. The Greek: church, jof a 'membership on near ten millions, ^JmmeraejMthrejjr times;^the_ LutheranB aWethFeeirmes;;The Catholics ~use the three-fold action; and even Dr. Tal- oxage, when he baptised a man' in the *Biver Jordan, immersed : him three S 1 -" The Trinity MlMlori Bond Kntortnlned i • . Sandfty Eroulngr. Every seat was filled in the Trinity church last evening by the friends and relatives of the members of the Mission Band.-The little people had full charge of the evening service," and they rendered the program prepared for the occasion In an exceptionally clever manner. This band of missionary workers is composed-of the youngest, members of the Sunday School, ranging in age from the tot who has not yet passed the stage of baby talk to the little men and women of ten years of age. The program was rendered with out the slightest accident and showed, the effects of careful training. Both the little people and their instructor are to be congratulated upon the unqualified success of the entertainment. The pulpit had been removed from the platform and in its place stood the framework of a model of a ship. This ship was gradually built up by the little, people, each of whom Sodded a plankrhoisted-a-E&llf supplied the--rud=r der and at last dedicated it td^the T mis-' sionary work among the benighted inhabitants of tha uncivilized nations of the world. Each plank bore the name of one of the attibutes of a Christian character: such as truth, purity, gentleness, joy, patience, etc. The whole fested upon the keel of Christianity, Jesus Christ. : At the opening of the exercises Mrs: Eshleman, President of the Woman's Missionary Society, read the first seven verses of the fifth chapter of Second Kings, which she announced as being the-first recorded instance of mission work done by a child. At the close of the service the missionary banks of the Band were broken open, while the'little people sang an appropriate song for the occasion. The pastor, Mr. Schultze, dismissed .the congregation with a__benediction.__ THE 6. A. R. MEETING. Uood Torn Ont—Decoration Dny Considered-Muster In—Vacancies Filled. At the regular G. A, R. Post meeting Saturday evening. B. W. Taylor was initiated into the'mysteries of the order. B. W. is welcome and he will be one of our heavy weight comrades. The question of holding* Decoration Day on Sunday, came up for discussion and it was found that ad Decoration Day is one of'the most solemn days of the year, that many biMhjpfis men and many old soldiers favored holding it on that day. In order to fully investigate the matter the Commander,Senior and Junior Vice Commanders were made a committee of arrangements, to attend to all matters pertaining to Decoration Day exercises. As.comrade J. D. St. John, the efficient Quartermaster, has moved away, his resignation was accepted and W. N. Harrison was elected Quartermaster. W. N. Harrison resigned 'his place on the finance committee, and Commander Keefer appointed Abe Miller to fill th'e vacancy. Che-8peak«r-7-concluded-his-addresa by bringing but the fact clearly that with baptism there is a regeneration of the soul and the blessing of the Holy "Spirit is visited upon him to whom has been administered the ordinance. Rev. Keltner is a'man who speaks clearly; he has .carefully studied the subject and is clear, as to where he stands. Those who heard him were greatly Jqapressed with his earnest manner and conviction of principle. . DAVIB^SFJEAKS^ON^HBXICO. Tails of Hta Trip .to the Country J . Need*'soap and Sunday. , < W. W. Davis spoke of Mexico in tbe V Lutheran church Sunday evening. \ Though in that country but tf n dsyu, Mr. Davis saw a great deal and he possesses the happy faculty of telling what i he saw. in clear, coneise language. Hex• iqo, he said, is nearly 2000 miles long , and nearly 800 miles in width at the • widget part; il has twenty-eight States 'andfifty cities, the largest being the 1 C?ty of Mexico with a population of •350,000 people, ' It ie a country of vast resources. 4 Kearly every product that is .raised in "" this country and a great deal more, can be raised in- Mexico. The population • ot the country is about 12,000,900; 01 e- half Indians, and one-half Negroes, Creoles, foreigners and mixed races. The foreigners, said Mr. Davis, are fairly .well to do as a rule, and thai* manner of living is similar to ours. ' ,Tbe address related to -the condition of the people of the. lower classes .of Mexico aud in introducing hia subjf ot, Mi'- Davis spoke of their manners and customs. - To those who have *e«4 bis excellent letters written while ^nronte, this is ft familiar subject; ': ' s Mexico, fcaid Mr. Davis, hae IQO , much Indiao.too much climate and too - much Spanish, Half the population are Indians and they are shiftless, non progressive and a more or less turbulent people. The many revolutions in ', Mf xjloo Mnee 181% are due to the turbulent spirit of tbege people. The climate is v?<"m and delightful but it is ever the eame. The warm saitunaer weath'T ie eutrvatiug. Spain held Mexico from the time of 1581, qntU 1881. f 'B*d the Spani )raj« been good* Mexico would now CHiatry. Tbe tare® ymm of Spaaitb rale toft AT THE PRESBYTERIAN OHCBOH. Dr, Alexander Patterson 18 Preicntat al Not«» Oft IJaSr-y The first step in dairy farming 3s a, good farm, a farm made good by nature, or by the skill of man, •writfes A. P, Walker, In Indiana Fanner. Tbe, second atep in successful dairy farming fs a lot of good Jersey cows. The third step In dairy farming la a first- class Jersey bull, deeply bred in butter lines. These three things constitute the plant. The next step and the most important of ail, in euccessfnlly dairy farming,Tls™a real live farmer, "who understands his business and has business sense enough to work the plant for ail there is In it. It has been pretty thoroughly demonstrated during the past three years that there is no occupation open to the farmer that will give better or . surer results than dairying. If properly kept, the yield from the cows is constant and never falling. Dry location and hard times may change conditions to some extent, but as compared with grain-raising and other objects to which the farm may be devoted dairying has been thoroughly proven to be the money making factor and the source from which most encouragement and satisfaction cornea. It is not imperative that the stock for business purpose be pure In blood, for this in many instances would bar its use by dairymen of moderate means who could hot afford the high prices which, flrst-class thoroughbred Jerseys command, for while It has been satisfactorily demonstrated that the cow of pure origin carefully bred through well tested strains, is about sure to perpetuate her qualities to her offspring, if she bo mated with ia quite within the possibilities to breed a claua of COWB of humbler descent that will return as much dairy profit. Purity of blood is a feature that interests the professional breeder more than the man who looks to the yield of his cows from their udder product as a means of the Servjce*. .After the^opening exercises in Sunday School, Dr. Pattersonjwas invited to take the time of the lesson hour and spoke upon the lesson as found in Acts 9:1-12 and verses 17-20 inclusive. "Saul; the Persecutor, Converted,"being the subject. Conversion waa thoroughly«explalned and an opportunity given to any who desired to become Christians. : There were some who accepted of Christ and will,always be glad that the decision was made. At the close ot the SundayL School we went to the upper sanctuary where Dr. Patterson preached from Matt. 27:22. "What Shall I do then, with Jesus, which is called Christ ?" The .sermon waa forcible, clear and plain. We were told what conversion is, what we were and the assurance given from God's word that if we would take Jesus Christ as our Lord and Savior, .we would be received, for he has said, "Him that coraeth to me, I will in no wise cast out." In the evening the chorus choir led the singing and the male quartet sang tbe gospel for us twice in tbe power of the spirit, Then followed the sermon from Qen. 7:1 "Come thou and all thy house into the ark,'! The teachingaof the •New Testament were 1 brought to bear, and from the^pjstle of Peter^Jt waa shown that the condition of tha people is sltniliar to those days and while they believed the deluge would not come to pass, so we forget that Jesus Christ will come lo an hour and day that we know not, and tbe coming into the ark represents the Christian life; there being a difference between being inside and outside of the ark. ' /At the close of the meeting an invitation W«B given to all to go to the lecture room, especially those who were not Christiana, for conference and prayer. PEOPLE'S CHCBCIi THKKE VEAB9 OLD John- was one -of-the Post's alternates to attend the State Department, George D. John .was elected in his stead. ' Officer of the Day, S. S. Tuttle, favored the Post with a recitation from J. Whltcomb iilley which was well received. The new comrade, B, W. Taylor, was called out and made a few remarks. PHYSICAL ENDURANCE. Physical endurance is a quality which varies remarkably with different individuals. The performance of deeds of great physical strength depends for the most part on the condition to which. the muscles have been brought by previous, exercise. The power of endurance, on the other hand, is largely a question of inherited constitution. Persons subjected to the same strain, such as a long walk or a long boat- race," "play out'V at greatly different stages, though* the course of training and manner of living may have beeft identical. • In everyday- life tho - same thing is observed; — cupation, and living in practically the same manner, perform the same work with decidedly differing degrees of ease. It la a matter of common observation that as a woodsman, a huntsman,' or an every-day toller, he who has tho quality of physical endurance in greatest measure will excel. The same is true in professional life. Ordinarily it will be found that the man who outstrips his fellows has the ability to labor long hours together without exhaustion. Its Fourth I'roiperoo* Year-With ; ' SuuiUy JSvunlog's Service. With Sunday evening's services, the People's church, of this city, began its fourth year. Three years ago this or* ganizaUoa started with a membership of twelve; now it has on its roll over aa huqdred names. Besides this, there are many regular* attendants at the services whose names ertt not on the book. Tho attendance Sunday eight was good; Mr. Baker ptm»J»s4 KA able ~ Most men who have been distinguished for great physical endurance have inherited or acquired a state ot mind which is doubtless one secret of their ability, namely, freedom from worry. Worry distracts the mind, so that Its energies, instead of being concentrated, are divided between two or more trains of thought. To the extent of avoiding worry—needless dwelling upon matters that cannot be helped—the power of endurance may be acr quired. ."•... . • •• . f. * . Cvery man's stnmgth has a definite limit, a limit not determined by that of others. His physical endurance may be above the average; it may be below It. He should not go beyond it, whatever it is. Before the physical powers are exhausted, not afterward, he should rest and recuperate. Each individual must of necessity learn bis own limits. The best woi'k is perhaps accomplished by long continued application, but not to the .point of exhaustion. Exhaustion may often be avoided by changing one work for another, just aa difficult/perhaps, but involving another set of faculties. , Cental labor consumes the -vital properties of the blood just aa muscular labor does, and hence it is as important to avoid exhaustion in mental as In physical employment. Wonderful as the power of endurance appears to be In certain men, it must be remembered that every one is fettered by the latw which rulps all organized beings. Life moves in, a series'of circles, and part of each circle must be devoted to recuperation. Great powers of endurance are for the • most part the gifts of a vigorous ancestry, to be used Jn reason and »pt abused. 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There are many grade Jersey cows that fill the ranks of dairy herds In different parts of the country that reflect great^zrodit upon the breed and their yield would put to shame that of hundreds of their sls- tera more royally bred. Such cows bred to a bull pure in blood, descending in lineage noted for rich milk and butter yields, will keep the farm supplied with great butter stock that cannot tie accomplished in any other way aa economically or with as much profit —Ex. _______' ; . . • ' Value of Butter Thnt Keeps. A speaker at a Manitoba institute said: Let me mention what are the essential qualities in butter which peo-i pie' are willing to pay a high price for. It is not correct to say the value of butter depends on the Quantity of fat it contains, because you can have butter which is not salable for 3 cents a pound' and contains Just aa much fat as another butter -which sells for 23 cents a pound. It is tflmt sort of thing wo call flavor that flxea the value. It ia not'ithe nourishing properties; it is the satisfying properties. So flavor is jjttraiostlinirj'ortant quality of butter. The flavor of Canadian butter ,wfcen fresh mado is superior to the flavor of Danish butter when' fresh made—not merely equal to it We have been modest as a people, and have said nothing, while the Dames have been-getting the English papers to write up their butter because it ia fashlonalble to do so. *We •have suffered, also, because the flavor was not nearly so good In our butter when it reached the English' market as it was when made. Danish butter gets to the British consumer without any deterioration, so that it ia just as -• good when it arrives In -Eng-. land aa it was in the Danish creamery.', If we can do-what they do— get the butter from the place it is made to the place it Is eaten without spoiling In transit—-we;cam out-do them in tihe price obtained. .'-• . . 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