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the American Newspaper * The regular meeting of the Home Influ. ence Association will be held Third month 29, Directory of 1895 catalogues 1,008 newspapers and periodiat Race Street meeting-house, 3 p. mi Subject : “ Character Building.' All are welccme. cals, ..
... One hundred and thirteen of these journals have a circulation of 10,000 or more each issue. ...
. Each copy is A Circular Meeting, under the care of a Committee of Concord Quarterly Meeting, will be held at Providence, on First day, the 3d of
read not only by the five people usually credited to the orFourth month. To convene at 3 o'clock.
dinary newspaper, but by twice or thrice that number in many MARY P. HARVEY, Clerk.
instances, for many subscribers pass their papers on and on *** The monthly meeting of the Universal Peace Union will be held Fourth month 4, at
to the inmates of less fortunate homes. These publications the Peace Rooms, 500 Chestnut street. The address of the occasion will be given by Prof.
are pre-eminently the home papers of newspaperdom. They Blair, of Guilford College, N. C. ; subject : • The Late War from the Southern Aspect
are not superficially scanned while men travel in to business Friend Blair was conscripted in the Southern Army, and his struggle to maintain his Peace and then left for the brakemen to gather up. They go directly principles will be described in his address.
into homes, and the reading of them is a duty as well as a *** Haddonfield First-day School Union will be held in Friends' meeting-house, Moores- pleasure. Hence their peculiar value to advertisers and their town, N. J., Seventhday, Third month 26, at
rank as moulders of opinion. The subject of “ Profitable Reading ” will be
“ Review of Reviews," New York. opened for discussion by Medford School.
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of that date.” We print this in order to add that we are The little ones look eagerly each month for BABY forting
always not only willing but desirious to supply copies LAND because it is full of bright, pretty things designed
which do not arrive, and we expect subscribers to notify especially for them. *** The Visiting Committee of Baltimore
us of failure to get their papers, as, in the absence of The 1898 volume contains : Yearly Meeting has arranged for the following such notice, we do not know but what the paper is being “Ladybird and Bold Knight," by Alice Dana
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her playmates. 27. Washington, and Aisquith St., Balt.
" More about Buz-Buz," by Charles Stuart Pratt. JOHN J. CORNELL, Chairman.
Continuing the interesting adventures of a housefly. CLEMENT A. WOODNUTT, A Characteristic Serial, by Margaret Johnson.
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A GOOD WORD EACH WEEK.
But would it not be very different if the subordinaXIV.
tion of the individual to society were willing and comTo the whole Gentile world Faul preached
plete ? If what we call public spirit were universal, Christ the self-sacrificed, but not the victim, the Saviour
and if it were united with a strong sense of justice ?
Add to this a desire in the mind of each member of the from the power rather than from the punishment of sin,
community for the good of every other member, powthe Revealer of the love, not of the wrath, of God.
erful enough to override selfish and unjust desires, and From "A Reasonable Faith,” the chapter on
we begin to understand what a perfect society will be. Atonement."
Let us say rather, what it is; for surely the ideal has a
real existence even now, if we count the purposes of THE UNDERTONE.
God for realities.
It is the weakness of States as they now are, that
they depart so far from the heavenly ideal. But this Scarce hearing its eternal croon We mark a thousand passing things,
at least has been gained, that we begin to understand When part of life itself has grown
the root principle of the true social organization, to see The brook's undying undertone.
that each member of the community exists, not for So sings my heart, O God ! to thee ;
his own private or individual good, but for the good So sings the rill of joy and praise,
of all. Let us thoroughly learn this principle, and Though in the tumult of my days
then extend it, let us acknowledge it as the law of Mute oft its music seems to be. When silent seems its sweet accord,
national, as well as individual life, and we shall have Thou knowest that I love thee, Lord.
more than a glimpse of a larger and grander order, -Annie Steger Winston, in S. S. Times. which, without obliterating national distinctions, shall
embrace all mankind. WHAT UPHOLDS THE STATE?
The grandeur of this thought does but grow as. we From “ War or Brotherhood ?” London.
contemplate it, till the rival thought of an order founWhy should it be imagined that the subordination ded on force looks contemptible in comparison, though of the arts of War to those of Peace seals the doom of a not without a certain greatness of its own. But turnState ? Because of the false idea which supposes ing to life as we know it, we have to ask how far such every state to be naturally in a condition of hostility an ideal is a living power in human society now. towards every other. This theory is on par with that That material force is the mainstay of order, and which supposes each individual to be the enemy of all that without it we shall fall back into anarchy, is no others; his hand against every man, and every man's doubt the popular impression. But let us ask what hand against him. So far as this holds good of any are the facts ? What is it that, in the greater number of society, so far, we now understand, that society is sav- cases, secures obedience to the laws of a country ? age, and not civilized. And if such savagery still Is it the fear of incurring legal penalties ?. Or is it obtains in our international relations, we must not im- rather that, on the whole, public sentiment goes along agine it to be the normal condition, any more than a with the law, and the public conscience acknowledges state of warfare between man and man.
it, so that it is obeyed without need to consider the Now what is really the distinctive mark of civilized question of penalty ? And is it not true that the atsociety ? Is it organization ?
But there tempt to secure obedience by coercion where such a can be no organization without union for a common public opinion in favor of the law does not exist, is to a object; and this again pre-supposes the subordination large extent a failure ? of some for the good of all. In states imperfectly civ- We may find answers to these questions by comilized, such as all are at present, the attempt to bring paring the state of England, or any country where the about this subordination leads to much injustice, and bulk of the inhabitants are fairly prosperous and conoften to cruelty; and naturally, arrangements which tented, with that of a conquered territory, or with that are cruel and unjust cause discontent, and have to be of certain portions of the community shut out from the maintained by force, if maintained at all. If we could general well-being. Or we may look back a few cenlook with an impartial eye on the social conditions of turies, to a time when, under a far more severe penal our own country, or of any of the other countries of code than our present one, it was found impossible to Europe, we might find more cause for shame than for secure obedience to the laws; when robbery, for inglory, in a system maintained by the strong hand, but stance, seemed to flourish almost in proportion to the full of inequalities which are equally injurious to the number of executions for that crime. more and to the less favored.
It is we fear too true, that in part, the population of