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THE GUARDIAN TRUST AND DEPOSIT CO.

No. 7 North Calvert Street, Baltimore, Md. This Company does a General Trust and Banking Business. Interest allowed on Deposits. Acts as Executor, Administrator, Trustee (executing Trusts of every kind), Receiver, Guardian, etc. Interests

or Dividends Collected, Real Estate managed for residents or non-residents, etc., etc. President,

Vice-Presidents,

Secretary and Treasurer. John L. Blake. Daniel Miller and JONATHAN K. TAYLOR. WILLIAM M. Bern. Executive Committee : { Francis Austíte, Matthew C. Fenton, Basil B. Gordon.

SWm. H. Bosley, Chairman, Henry C. Matthews, Daniel Miller, George K. McGaw,

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The Provident Life and Trust Company of Philadelphia
409 Chestnut St.

Capital, $1,000,000, Fully Paid.
INSURES LIVES, GRANTS ANNUITIES, RECEIVES MONEY ON DEPOSIT, ACTS AS EXECUTOR, ADMIN-

ISTRATOR, GUARDIAN, TRUSTEE, ASSIGNEE, COMMITTEE, RECEIVER, AGENT, ETC.
All Trust Funds and Investments are kept separate and apart from the assets of the Company.
President, SAMUEL R. SHIPLEY; Vice-President, T. WISTAR BROWN; Vice-President and Actuary,
ASA S. WING; Manager of Insurance Department, JOSEPH ASHBROOKE; Trust Officer,
J. ROBERTS FOULKE; Assistant Trust Officer, J. BARTON TOWNSEND;

Assistant Actuary, DAVID G. ALSOP.

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PENN MUTUAL LIFE INSURANCE COMPANY

OF PHILADELPHIA.
This Company furnishes ALL DESIRABLE FORMS OF LIFE AND ENDOWMENT INSURANCE at
actual NET Cost. It is PURELY MUTUAL; has Assets of Thirty MILLIONS, and a SUR-
PLUS of over 3% MILLIONS. ITS POLICIES ARE NON-FORFEITABLE AND INCONTESTABLE.
President,

Vice-President,

Secretary and Treasurer, HARRY F. WEST, GEORGE K. JOHNSON.

HENRY C. BROWN.

J. T. JACKSON & CO., Real Estate Brokers,

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No. 711 WALNUT ST., PHILA.

CAPITAL, $1,000,000
SURPLUS, $2,000,000

THE GIRARD
TRUST CO.

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Rents, Sales, Mortgages, etc., etc.

LIFE INSURANCE,

ANNUITY, AND

EASTERN NEBRASKA INVESTMENTS.

PETER WRIGHT & SONS

Merchants' Trust Company, PHILADELPHIA & READING RAILWAY.

EXECUTES TRUSTS,

SAFE DEPOSIT BOXES FOR RENT,
Long or Short Time.
ALLOWS INTEREST ON DEPOSITS.

CARES FOR REAL ESTATE.
Netting 6 per ct. Interest. With Perfect Security.
Collection of interest and principal attended to without

OFFICERS:
cost to investor. Correspondence invited.
EFFINGHAM B. MORRIS, President.

HENRY TATNALL, Vice-President. BANK OF MUNROE, Munroe, Platte Co., Neb. WM. NEWBOLD ELY, Treas, and Sec'y.

N. B. CRENSHAW, Real Estate Officer. Joseph WEBSTER, WM. WEBSTER, EDW. SYDENHAM PAGE, Ass't Sec'y.

A. A. JACKSON, Ass't to Pres. and Vice-Pres.
President.

Cashier.
CHARLES JAMES RHOADS, Ass't Treas.

WM. É. AUMONT, Manager Trust Dept.
GEORGE TUCKER BISPHAM, Solicitor.

MANAGERS:
EFFINGHAM B. Morris,
WILLIAM H. JENKS,

Geo. H. MCFADDEN, 305-307 WALNUT ST., PHILAD'A.

JOHN A. Brown, Jr.,
GEORGE TUCKER BISPHAM,

Henry TATNALL,
BENJAMIN W. RICHARDS,
WILLIAM H. Gaw,

ISAAC H. CLOTHIER, LETTERS OF CREDIT for Travelers.

John B. GARRETT,
FRANCIS I. Gowen,

JOHN C. SIMS,
FOREIGN EXCHANGE bought and sold.

PEMBERTON S. HUTCHINSON,

JOSIAH M. BACON. The purchase and sale of Prime Investment Securities

BROAD AND CHESTNUT STREETS a Specialty.

Loans negotiated on Real Estate. Interest allowed on deposits.

WALL PAPER of

Attractive Styles 611-613 CHESTNUT STREET.

Popular Prices
ANTHRACITE COAL, NO SMOKE.

Samples Free to any Address
CAPITAL (subscribed),

$500,000.00 CAPITAL (paid in), . .

250,000.00

NO CINDERS. DOUBLE TRACKED. SURPLUS,

A. L. Diament & Co., 50,000.00 UNDIVIDED PROFITS,

HEAVY STEEL RAILS. STONE 30,094.49

1624 Chestnut St.

Philadelphia, Pa. Interest allowed on Deposits. Titles to Real Estate

BALLASTED. insured, and conveyancing done. Loans made on Mortgage and Approved Collateral. Surety entered for Ad

Carpetings, Linoleum, ministrators and others. The Company also acts as Administrator, Guardian, Trustee, etc. Safe Deposit Royal Blue Line to New York. Boxes to rent from $2 and upwards, per annum.

Window Shades, etc.

SWIFTEST AND SAFEST TRAINS
JOSEPH R. RHOADS, President.
JOHN F. LEWIS, Vice-President.

IN THE WORLD.
ROBERT MORRIS EARLY, Sec. and Treas.
WM. B. LANE, Title and Trust Officer.

33 N. Second St., Philad'a. DIRECTORS.

Scenic Reading Route to NICHOLAS BRICE,

EDWARD S. SAYRES, SPENCER M. JANNEY, 1. BOLTON WINPENNY,

READING, HARRISBURG, GETTYS- S. F. Balderston's Son
ELLWOOD BECKER,
S. DAVIS Page,
JOSEPH R. RHOADS, EDWIN S. Dixon,

BURG, CHAMBERSBURG, SHAMO-
John F. Lewis,
WARREN G. GRIFFITH,

WALL PAPERS
THOMAS R. GILL,
Samuel BANCROFT, JR.,

KIN, WILLIAMSPORT, AND POINTS
CHAS. S. HINCHMAN, EDWARD G. McCOLLIN,

All Grades.

New Styles for Spring. ALFRED I. PHILLIPS.

IN INTERIOR PENNSYLVANIA.

Estimates Given.

Window Shades Made to Order. The Right Shoe for You is the

902 Spring Garden St. Philadelphia, Penna. Royal Reading Route 4 YOU CAN GET.

LANLINESS

MONTGOMERY COUNTY MILK. We have the Best $3, $4, and $5

COMFORT. SAFETY AND CONSHOHOCKEN Special attention given to servSpring and Summer Shoes.

DAIRIES ing families. Office 603 North SPEED.

Eighth Street, Philadelphia, Penna. Samuel Dutcher, 45 N. 13th St.

JOSEPH L. JONES.

Benjamin Green,

Best Shoe

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AND JOURNAL.

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SOCIETY OF FRIENDS. of Safety; What Prompted the

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Chelten Hills School,

FOR BOARDING AND DAY PUPILS,
will re-open September 21st, 1898, (17th year). Coilego
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ANNIE HEACOCK.

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Pa. Thompson Shourds, 2212 Wallace Street. Charles W. Richards, 1220 Angle St., Tioga.

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FIFTEENTH AND RACE STS.,

PHILADELPHIA.
Under care of the Monthly Meetings of Philadelphia;
furnishes a practical, guarded education, and pre.
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A GOOD WORD EACH WEEK.

close attention, and appearing interested. At the XXXVIII.

close of the reading he took the memorial and spoke He who hands forth to others the bread which Christ in substance as follows:

“I am very glad to receive this message from the hath blest partakes of the fragments that are left, and is

Society of Friends, and will give it careful consideraabundantly rewarded by the Head of the church, with- tion.” Then turning to one of the delegation he out looking to man for reward.

asked, “How much of the Philippine Islands do you SAMUEL M. JANNEY.

think we should hold ?"

To this the reply was made that we had not yet From his Autobiography, p. 184.

formed a definite conclusion on that subject, but that it would seem right to retain a base of supplies and

insure good government to the inhabitants. THE GOLDEN SUNSET.

“In order to do that,” said the President, “a THE golden sea its mirror spreads

large standing army will be required.

It is very
Beneath the golden skies,
And but a narrow strip between

much of a question with me how much of 'destiny' Of earth and shadow lies.

there is in the present situation, and what is our duty

and our responsibility towards these peoples. My The cloud-like cliffs, the cliff-like clouds, Dissolved in glory float

mind is open; no decision has been reached by me; And midway of the radiant floods

and, fortunately, I do not have to decide to-day. To Hangs silently the boat.

pacify Cuba, which we are compelled to do, will reThe sea is but another sky,

quire 50,000 men, and 12,000 to 15,000 will be The sky a sea as well ;

needed for awhile in Porto Rico, although in the And which is earth and which the heavens

latter case the problem is simple, as the island has The eye can scarcely tell.

been ceded to us. You will agree with me that the So, when for us life's evening hour

use of the army as a police force is at present necesSoft fading shall descend,

sary in these islands, and will be required for some May glory born of earth and heaven

time. The increase of the standing army, except for The earth and heaven blend :

this purpose, is to be deprecated. Flooded with light the spirit float,

“The message from the Emperor of Russia, With silent rapture glow,

looking to the disarmament of nations, has met with Till where earth ends and heaven begins

my warm approval, and I have officially communiThe soul can scarcely know. -Samuel Longfellow.

cated with the Czar, and shall appoint in due time a representative of the United States: to meet with those

of other nations at the Peace Conference proposed by PRESENTED TO THE PRESIDENT.

the Czar. THE PEACE MEMORIAL OF THE UNION FOR PHILAN

“I am in sympathy with the Society of Friends THROPIC LABOR.

in the belief that peace is the proper condition of Editors FRIENDS' INTELLIGENCER :

nations. I was not in favor of the war with Spain ; The Memorial on Peace, adopted by Friends' Union for Philanthropic Labor, at Richmond, Indiana, at its

did not want war; but when once in it, I thought it was recent session, was presented to President McKinley,

best to push it vigorously to a close and thus bring at the White House, on Seventh-day, the roth inst.,

peace the sooner.

At times I think that a strong naval armament by a delegation consisting of William Wood, Edward Stabler, Jr., Jonathan K. Taylor, Emma L. Taylor, conduces towards peace, as a nation so armed is less

likely to be attacked; but on the other hand, a country Anne W. Janney, and O. Edward Janney. Upon arriving the White Housethe delegation

so equipped is like a man who walks about with a was ushered into an ante-room on the second floor, chip on his shoulder, daring others to knock it off.” and after a brief period of waiting, we were invited

After expressions of appreciation for the unusually into the President's office, where he advanced to meet satisfactory nature of the interview, and the cordiality us, shaking each one by the hand as the names were

of our reception, the delegation withdrew. announced. One of the delegation then explained favorable. It was felt that his is a strong and earnest

The impression made by the President was very whom we represented, and the object of our visit. The President said he would be glad to hear the

character; that he is seeking light from every source

for the wise solution of the new and difficult problems memorial read, and asked all to be seated about a

forced upon us, and that he is a man worthy of his large table, himself taking the chair at the end. The memorial was then read, the President paying great responsibilities and high position.

O. E. J.

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THE MEMORIAL.

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THEIR NEEDS AND OPPORTUNITIES.

BY R. BARCLAY SPICER.

to reverse the policy of our fathers, and to make the To President William McKinley :

United States a military power, binding the people to The Friends' Union for Philanthropic Labor, now

the yoke of compulsory military service. We fear assembled at Richmond, Indiana, having a membership that such measures, following the deplorable and in seven yearly meetings of Friends, located mostly in

fatuous European example, are in the minds of some, ten States, desires to present to thee an earnest ap

and we are apprehensive that the conscientious scrupeal in behalf of such policy and measures as shall ples against war, derived by us and by other peacemaintain the position of the United States as a great loving citizens from the injunctions of Jesus Christ, and powerful representative of Peace among nations.

and heretofore generally respected by State laws, We believe that peaceableness is enjoined upon us

may be disregaded, and possibly assailed, under the all, as individuals and as nations, by the Divine

warlike policy which in some quarters seems to be Master whose religion we profess, and that unless men

contemplated. Against such a reversal of the benign and nations mean to abandon Christianity they must legislation of our country we most earnestly and persevere in the direction which turns away from war urgently protest, and in conclusion of this memorial, , and leads toward Peace.

we appeal to thee on the ground of Christian obligaConfirmatory of this religious conviction, we

tion, as well as of civic duty, to help, to the utmost perceive that great armaments are a standing menace

extent of thy official and individual opportunity, to of deadly conflict, that they are costly and burden- avoid the disastrous consequences which surely lie in

that direction. some, that they eat out by excessive taxation the people's substance, that they turn men's minds from Signed by direction of the Philanthropic Union at the pursuits of industry to the destructive and wasteful Richmond, Indiana, the 24th of Eighth month, 1898. operations of war. We see that the nations of the old

JOHN WILLIAM HUTCHINSON, President. world groan under the war burdens which have been

FLORENCE CONRAD GRISCOM,

Secretaries.

SARAH R. MATTHEWS, placed upon them, and we believe it is incumbent upon every one charged with high responsibilities in our government to direct the nation away from the terrible RICHMOND CONFERENCE PAPERS. course which makes the nations of Europe an armed

V. camp. We have watched with deep concern before. OUR SMALLER MEETINGS AND ISOLATED FRIENDS : and during the conflict which unhappily marks our history for the year 1898, the course pursued by thee, and we have been encouraged in the belief that Peace, WHILE there is much in these days that is encouragnot War, was thy preference, and the object of thy ing, there are also some things that make us feel that endeavors. We hope, therefore, that in the measures perhaps after all the day of Quakerism is past. now to be taken referring to the war and its results, Nothing could be more disheartening than a visit it will be thy continued effort to establish a magnan- to one of our little dwindling meetings. There is, imous peace, which by its justice and moderation shall perhaps, a large stone or brick meeting-house, with be enduring, and that the adjustments as to new terri- extensive and well-kept grounds about it. Inside are tory will not lead the nation into adventurous and

many empty benches. For years now only one side perilous paths. We desire the

We desire the spread of civil as well of the house has been used and of that not more as religious liberty; we believe that the brotherhood | than two benches are needed to seat all who come to of. man demands equality of political rights and op- meeting, even on a special occasion when there are portunities, and we therefore shall rejoice to see the visitors. They tell you that mostly only two or United States generously help forward this progress in three who make it a matter of duty, come and sit the countries with which it may be brought into closer hour out. The empty galleries and all the empty relation, but we are convinced, also, that the perfection benches seem, as some one has said, like a "highof our own institutions, the purification of our domestic water mark”; and it is hard to realize that once the administration, the repression of venality and waste, poor little stream of Quakerism was that high. the elevation of the mass of the people, is our first They tell you that, a good many years ago, there duty, as also it has been and is the most powerful was a flourishing meeting a few miles off there, and influence for good which we can exert upon the world. another some distance in the other direction and yet No fleets or armies, threatening the interests and another off yonder. And now this one little rempeace of other nations, can so powerfully move them nant of a meeting is all that is left of it all. as will the persuasive example of the maintained No wonder that the people about there have the order, prosperity, and happiness of our government impression that Quakerism is a thing of the past, and “ by the people.”

that the few Friends even who are left there feel the We believe that the present may be an opportune same way. time to renew the consideration of an arbitration

But let us remember that this has nothing to do treaty with Great Britain, providing peaceful means with the Society's dying out. A meeting here or for adjusting differences which may arise with that there, a member more or less, is not to the point. country, and so helping to establish, through this Are there principles that must be made to tell in the important example, a rule of peaceable life among world? Is there much work that must be done ? nations.

And again, though I have often found such a visit We have been alarmed at the efforts openly made so disheartening, still I am sometimes awed at the

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