The Plattsmouth journal. (Plattsmouth, Nebraska) 1901-current, September 20, 1915, Page PAGE 5, Image 5

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    MONDAY,' SEPTEMBER 20. 1915.
Z7. tltitl i il l Mil
Copyright. 1914, by
The Supervisor of tre Forest.
N.?II. v.ho was alone in the gov
ernment ofli'-e. looked up from
his viur!;. "Come in." he call
ed heartily. "Come in and re
port." "Tli:'t:k jou. I'd like to do so. And
may I use your dok? 1 liave a letter
to write."
"Make VMitrself at home. Take any
desk you lik'. The men sire nil out on
"You're very kind." replied Wayland,
frratefuby. There was something re
assuring in this greeting and in the
many signs of skill anl scientific read
ing whl- It the place disp ayed. It was
like a Iit of Washington in the midst
of a careless, slovenly, lawless moun
tain town, and N'orcross took his sent
and wrote his letter with a sense of
"I'm sotting tip an enthusiasm for
the service just from hearing Alee
r.elden rave against it." he 8a id a few
minutes kater, as he looked up from
his letter.
Nab grinned. "How did you like
"He's a pood man. but 1 e has his pecu
liarities. IV-Iden is your real enemy. He
is blue with malignity so are most of
the cowmen I met up there. I wish
I could do something' for the service.
I'm a thoroughly up to date analytical
chemist and a passable mining eng'
neer. and my doctor says that for r.
year at least I must work in the open
air. Is there anything in this forest
service for a weakling 1 ke me?"
Nash considered. "I think we can
employ you. hut you'll have to go on
as fire guard or something like that for
the first year. You sii. the work is
petting to he more and more technical
eai-h year. As a matter of fact" here
he lowered his voice a little "McFar
lane is one of the old guard and will
have to give way. He don't know a
thhig alKvat forestry and is too old to
learn. His girl knows more about it
than he does. She helps him out on
office work too."
"Wayland wondered :i little at the
freedom of expression on the part of
Nash, bnt said. "If he runs his office
us he runs his ranch ho surely is con
demned t go."
"Well, you pet l'.errie to take up yonr
ease and you're all right. She has the
say about who goes on the for-e in
this forest."
It was late in the afternoon before
Wayland started back to Meeker's with
ii tent t repack his lelongiugs and
leave the ranch for pood. He had de
cided n't to call at McFarlane's, a de
cision which came not so ninth from
fear of Clifford I'.elilen as from a de
hire to shield l'.erea from further trou
ble, but ns he was passing the pate
the pirl rose from beh nd a clump f
willows and called to him: "Oh, Mr.
Norrross: Wait a ruonent!"
He drew rein und. slipping- from his
horse, npproaclioj Tier. "What is "It
Miss l'.errie?" he asked, with wonder
inp ixiliteness.
She confronted him with gravity.
"It's too late for you to cross the ridge.
It'll be dark long before you reach
the cut-off. You'd better not try to
make II."
"I think 1 can find my way." he an
Kwered. touched by her consideration
"I'm ii'tt so helpless as I was when J
"Just the same .you mustn't po or.,'
she liisiMed. "Father told me to ask
you t ume in and stay all night, lie
wants to meet you. I was afraid yoi:
might l ide by after what happened to
day, aiid so I came rp here to head
you off." she took lis horse by the
rein awd Hashed a sn iiing glance up
at him. "Come, now, do as the super
visor tells you."
"Wait a moment." he pleaded. "Or
second thought 1 dou t believe It's a
good fhiiig for me to go home witb
j-ou. It will only make further trouble
br for us both."
"I know what you meau. I saw
Cliff follow you. He jumped you,
Jidn t he?"
"He overtook me, y3."
"What did he say?"
He hesitated. "He was rrettr not
mid said things he'll be sorry for when
he cools off."
-n told you not to come here any
iuie ndviwd you to hit the outgoing
trail didn't he?"
lie flushed with returning shame of
it all, but quietly answered, "Yes, be
paid something about riding east."
"Are you ging to do it?"
"Not today, but I guess I'd better
Hamlin Garland
-op away from here."
She looked at him steadily. "Why?"
"Because you've been very kind to
me, and I wouldn't for the world do
anything to hurt or embarrass you."
"lon"t you mind about me." she re
sponded bluntly. "What happened this
morning wasn't your fault nor aunt.
Come; fath-?r will be looking for you."
With a feeling that he was involving
both the pirl and himself in still dark
er storms, the young fellow yielded to
her command, and together they walk
ed along the weed bordered path, while
she continued:
"This isn't the first time Cliff, has
started in to discipline me. but it's
obliged to be the last- He's the kind
that think they own a pirl just us soon
as they pet her to wear an engagement
ring. I'.ut CHIT don't ow n me. I told
him I wonidu't stand for his coarse
ways, and 1 won't!"
Wayland tried to bring her track to
hiimir. "You're a kind" of 'new wo
man.'" She turned a stern look on him.
"You hot I am! I was raised a free
citizen. No man can make a slave of
me. 1 thought he understood that, but
it seems he didn't, lie's all right in
many ways one of the best riders iu
the country but he's pretty tolerable
Mrs. McFarlane greeted No-cross
witli cordial word and earnest hand
clasp. "I'm glad to see you looking so
well," she said, with charming sincer
ity. "I'm browner anyway," he answered,
and turned to meet McFarlane, a
short, black loa riled man with tine
dark eyes and shapely hands hands
that had never done anything more
toilsome than to lift a bridle rein or to
clutch the handle of a gun. He was
the horseman iu nil his training, and.
though he owned hundreds of acres of
land, he hud never so much as le-Ul a
plow or p!h d a sp::do. II is maimer
was that of the cow boss, the lord of
great herds, the claimant of empires
:.f government grass land, l'oor as his
house looked, he was in reality rich.
Narrow minded iu respect to his own
interests. Lie was well in advance of
his neighbors on matters relating t"
'he general veifare, a curious mixture
: greed and generosity, as most men
ji". and. though he had been made
"vpcrvisor at a time when political
pud still crippled the sen-ice. he was
loyal to the Hag. "I'm mighty glad to
see you," he heartily began. "We don't
often get a man from the sea level.
nd w hen we do we squeeze him dry-."
nis voice, low. languid and soit, w
most insinuating, and br l. in - hi
kept his guest talking of the cast am!
its industries and prejudices, am! Bet
rle and her mother listened with deep
admiration, for the youngster had s en
a pood deal of the old world and wa.
unusuaily well read n historical lines
of inquiry. He talkel well, too, in
spired by his attentive audience.
IJerrie's eyes, wide and eager, were
fixed upon him unwaveringly. He felt
her wonder, her admiration, an. I was
inspired to do his best. Something in
her absorbed atieutb.u led him to speak
of things so personal that he wonder
ed at himself for uttering them.
"I've Ix-eu dilettante all u:y life."
was one of his confessions. "I've trav
eled: I've studied in a tepid sort of
fashion: I went through college with
out any idea of doing anything with
what 1 got; 1 had a sort of pride in
keeping up with my fellows, and I had
no idea of preparing for any work in
the world. Theu came my breakdown
and my doctor ordered me out here. 1
came intending to fish and loaf around,
but I can't do that. I've got to do
something or go back home."
At last Mrs! McFarlane rose and
Berea, reluctantly, like a child loath to
miss a fairy story, held out her hand
to say good night, and the young man
saw on her face that look of adoration
which marks the birth of sudden love,
but his voice was frank and his glance
kindly as he said:
"Here I've done nil the talking wbeu
I wanted you to tell me a!l sorts ol
"I can't tell you anything."
"Oh. yes. you can; and. liesides. I
want you to intercede-for-me -with your
fnthar and 'get me into the service.
But we'll talk about that tomorrow.
Good night."
After the women left the room Nor
rross suld:
"I reuliy am in earnest about enter
la- the forest service. Landon filled
me with enthusiasm about it. Never
rrlrMj the pay. I'm not in immediate
lieeti or money, but I do need an inter
est in life."
McFarlane stared at him with kindly
perplexity. "1 don't know exactly
what you cau do, but I'll work you in
somehow. Yon ought to work under a
man like Settle, one that could put you
through a training iu the rudiments
of the game. I'll see what can lie
"Thank you for that half promise."
said Wayland. and he went to his bed
happier than at any moment since
leaving home.
Young N'orcross sorvn )uc:mu vjt:ill
engaged with the problems which con
fronted McFarlane, and his possible
'!irol!uieut as a guard lilied him. with a
sense of proprietorship in the forest,
which made him quite content with
Bear Tooth. He set t work at once
to acquire a better knowledge of the
extent and boundaries of the reserva
tion. It was, indeed, a noMe posses
sion. Containing marly acres
of woodland and reaching to the sum
mits of the snow lined peaks to the
cast, south and west, it appealed to
him with silent majesty. It drew upon
his patriotism. Kemcinbering h"W the
timber of his own state had been slash
ed and burned, he began to feel a sense
of personal responsibility.
He bought a horse of his own. al
though Ilerrie insists! upon his retain
ing l'ete, and sent for a saddle of the
army typo, and from sheer desire to
keep entirely clear of the cowboy
equipment procured puttee like those
worn by cavalry otiiccrs. and v.hcn he
presented himself completely uniform
ed, he looked not unlike a slender
young lieutenant of the caalry on field
duty, and in Hcrrie's eyes was won
drous alluring.
He took quarters at the hotel, but
spiiit u larger part of each, day in I'.er
rie's company, a fact which was !,i!v
reported to Clifford F.el.leti. Hardly
a day passed without his taking at
least one meal ut the supervisor's home.
As he met the rangers one by one
he perceived by their outlits. as well as
by their speech, that they were sharp
ly divided upon old lines and new. The
experts, the men of college training,
were quite ready to be known as L'n
cle Sam's men. They hM a pri.lo in
their duties, u respect for their sii--riors,
and an understanding of the gov
ernmental policy which gave them dig
nity and a quiet tuithorUy. They were
less policemen than trusted agents of a
federal department. .Nevertheless, there
was much to admire in the older men.
who possessed a self reliance, a knowl
edge of nature and a certain rough
grace which made them interesting
companions and rendered them c:lect:
teachers of camping and trailing, and
while they were secretly a Utile con
temptuous of the "schoolboys," they
were all quite ready to ask for expert
aid when kuotty problems arose. It
was no longer a question of grazing.
It was a question of lumbering ami
Nash, who took an almost brotherly
interest in his apprentice, warniugly
said: "You want to po well clothed and
well shod. You'll have to meet al!
kinds of weather. Every man in the
service I don't care what his technical
job is should be schooled in taking
care of himself in the forcM and oi,
the trail. I often nice: sureyo:s ,-u:d
ciril engineers, experts, who are help
less as children iu camp, and when I
want them to go into the hills and do
field work they are almost useless. The
old style ranger has his virtues. Settle
is just the kind of instructor you young
fellows need."
l'.errie also had keen eyes for his
outlit and his training, and under her
direction he learned to pack a horse,
set a tent, build u lire in the rain and
other duties.
"Y'ou want to remember that yoi
carry your bed and board with you.'
she said, "and you must be prepared t:
camp anywhere and at any time."
The Jjirl's skill iu these particulars
was marvelous to him and added tc
the admiration he already feit for her
Her hand was as deft, as sure, as the
best of them, and her knowledge of
cayuse psychology more profound thai
any of the men excepting her father.
One day toward the end of his sec
ond week in the village the supervisor
said: "Well, now, if you're ready tc
experiment I'll send you over to Settle,
the ranger, on the Horseshoe. lie's a
little lame on his pen hand side, and
you may be able to help him out. May
be I'll r'hle over there with you. 1
want to line out some timber sales on
the west .side of Ftarmigan."
This commission delighted N'orcross
croat ly. "I'm ready, sir, this moment."
lie answered, saluting soidier-wise.
The next mori:ng as he rode down
to the otliee to meet the supervisor he
was surprised and delighted to rind
lieren there. "I'm riding too." she an
liouuced delightedly. "I've never been
over that new trail, and father has
agreed to let nut go along." Then she
added earnestly: "I think it's fine
you're going in for t lie service, but it's
hard work, and you must be careful
tiil you're hardened t it. It's a long
way to a doctor from Settle's station."
He was annoyed as well as touched
by her warning, for it proclaimed that
l was still far from looking the brave
forester he fell himself to be. lie re
plied. "I'm not going to trv anything
wihl. but I do intend to master ihe!
trailer's craft."
"I'll teach yu how to enmp if you'll
let me."' she continued. "I've been on
lots of surveys with father, and I al
ways take my 'share of the work. I
threw that hitch alone." She nodded
toward the pack horse, whose neat
load gave evidence of her skill. "1
toid father this was to be a real camp
ing expedition, and as the grouse sea
Sen is on we'll live on the country.
Can you fish?"
"Just about that." hv laughed.
"Cood thing you uiuii't ask tue if i
could catch tish." lie was ; eeoverh,..
his spirits, "it will be g! eat fan n
have you a.s instructor in camp sci
once. I seem to be in fcr all kind.- oi
good hick."
They boih grew uneasy as tinn
passed fer fear some! king or some mi
would intervene to prevent this trip
which grew in intevest each moment,
but at hist the s::p-r isor ear.'.e out
and mounted his horse, the pak po
nies fell in behind. l'.errie followed,
und the student of woodcraft brought
Un tho tf: r
(To Be Continued.)
In 10 days from now we are poinpr
to load out all our iron, after which
we will buy no more, so bring in what
you have right away to brick building
Third and Main streets, jus-t around
corner. Hurry.
l.l'.UAI. MtTICK
. Ti r-: t .n isiM'iiiNK i ri.
Itesnh nt 1 eicnlant :
on the U't!, day of May. :iir,. Max
liled a petition iiuailist you in the IUs
tri't Court of I'ass County, Nebraska,
the object and piitver of which are to
obtain a divorce from you upon t )
UTonnds of cruelty, desert ion and in
lideliiy. and for the custody of the in
fant child, the issue of said niairiaue.
Marie uda, aued two years, arid tiiat
lie bonds of ma t rini.iay now existing
between the plaintiff and defendant
mav be (i issol 'd. and fir such ntlir
and further relief as may ! eiuitab!e
You are reriuiied to answer sabl peti
tion on or before Monday, the J.'dii day
of November, liil.V
MAX Id IA, Via hit iff
;-!;-4 wks
MiTin: to ici;iiToits.
Iu tlir ('iiuiil; nun of ( am ( ouuli,
In the Matter of the Kstate of Charles
S. Wort man. Deceased.
Noti'-e to a!! eeisons interested in said
eslale is hereby ;.;ivn tbal Clifton S
Wot i m a n. oNecutor of said estate, will
meet i.o creditors of said estate at the
county courtroom in tin i itv of I'latts
m"ith, said c ounty, on the :'."t ii day of
Sent .'in her. and oti tin- ::t h dav
of March. If l'u at the hour of '. o'elocl;
A. M.. lor the purpose of hearing, ad
justment and allowance of claims
uuahot said ..-talc. ; ; ,ersois ha intr
claims or demands .'.gainst s;;o! estate
must tile the same in said court on or
before the :th day of March, t 1 01
said claims will be forever barred.
Dated this lst dav of September. 1111.".
ALI.K.N .1. l'.KKSoX.
Countv Judge
!'-J-4w ks
(IttMl, MIllltAMkA.
Charles C. I'artiiele. I'laintiff,
C 11. Klecman. et al.. Defendants.
To C. II. Kbenuin. first real name
unknown; Mrs. C. H. Klet-riiaii. first real
name unknown; the unknown heir:?,
devisees, legatees, persona! represent
atives and ail persons interested in tho
estate of c. II Kieenian. first real name
unknown: and the unknown heirs, Ue
visees, hgratees. personal represent
ativey and all other persons interested
in the estate of Mrs. C. II. K Iceman,
lirst real name unknown, defendants:
You are berebv notified that on July
"!Uh. A. D. lt'l.".. plaintiff fiied his cuit
iu the District Court of i'u County,
Nebraska, to nuiet the title to the foi
iow inir described lands in 1 'hi 1 1 stnotlt li,
Cass County. Nebraska, to-wit:
Lot I'jvc' I .". t. in Iliock Tii irt y-three
CeD. in the City, of i'lalttmouth. Cuss
County. Nebraska.
The object ami prayer of which suit
are to have expunged from the record
and declared null and void one certain
deed pretemiitiEr to convey to the de
fendant. C. 11. Klecman, said lot, dated
August. 3 St It, 1011. and filed for record
August l';ti., 1012, a lid recorded in
Hook el, at pace of the deed records
of Cass County. Nebraska; and to en
join you ami each of you from having
or claiming any right, title or interest
in or to said real estate, and forever
uuicting the title thereto in the plain
tiff, and for equitable relief.
You are required to answer said peti
tion on or before Monday, September
iM't ii. A. 1 . irtir,.
Dated this Srd dav- of August. A. U.
Attorney for I'laintiff.
In the Counts Court of the County of
Cass. Nebraska.
In Re Estate of Francis Kushinsky,
To All Tersons Interested:
You are hereby notified that hear
ing upon claims against said estate
will be had at the oflice of the County
Judge, Court House, Plattsmouth, Ne
braska, on the 8th day of September,
A. D. 1915, and on the 8th day of
March. A. D. 191fl, at 10 o'clock a. m.
on each of said days. All claims not
filed before said hour on said last day
of hearing" will be forever barred.
Ey the Court,
County Judge.
Atorncy. S-0-4twkly
LOST On the automobile road be
tween Omaha and this city, a red
curved automobile door. Kinder
plca-e leave Fame at this office.
FOR SALE 80 acres, very choice,
half mile ea?t and one mile north of
Murray, $175 per acre.
Riley Block, Plattsmouth.
FOR SALE Cass County farm of
102 acres, splendid improvements
and close to market; $95.00 per
acre; payment part cash. Call on
or address Chas. E. Martin, Platts-!
mouth. Neb.
r - - -mi.
Want Column J
If Lift HE
Christ's Human Life-R
imputed to the G!u
Given to the World.
Divin Method of Selecting the Church.
Deep Spiritual Truths a Cause of
Separation How We Eat Our Lord's
Flesh Th Class That Drink His
Blood Our Lord's Life Laid Down
at Calvary The Merit of His Sacri
fice to Be Given to the World Soon.
Hersli e y. Pa..
Sept. 12. Sneak
injr before the 1.
15. 5S. A. Conven
tion in session nt
Hers hey Park.
Pastor Russell de
livered an able dis
course today, from
the test. "Lord, to
hom shall we tro?
Thou hast the
words of eternal
life." (John ii:W.)
He s:iid:
The most of us probably remember
tho connection of our text. Jesus had
been stating u very deep truth: and
many of those who had followed llim
seemed tillable to comprehend it or re
ceive it. We read that they were per
plexed, offended, and walked no more
with II int. Then Jesus said to The
Twelve, "Will ye also iro nwayV" Si
nion Peter, speaking for The Twelve,
said. "To whom shall wo o7 Thou
hast the words of eternal life."
It would seem as thouirh Cod has
put His Message in such a way that
whoever accepts it and becomes u fol
lower of the Lord Jesus Christ litis at
any time the opportunity of witbdraw
ii j ir. In the various churches, sects
and systems, there is a kind of bond
aire, as there is to some extent in cer
tain secret orders a sort of obligation
from which one cannot easily ot
away after having entered it. But no
one is under obligation to remain a
'hristiai: ; stud should one desire to
withdraw, the Lord would not hold
him ba'k. Apparently there is much
misunderstundius of the Lord's meth
od. We rind some of God's dear peo
ple, contrary to the Scriptures, urins
and threatening people, tryiujr to drive
thorn to the Lord. But we never heard
of Jesus doini; 1his. or His Apostles.
To some the Gospel is au attractive
Message; to tit hers it has no attraction.
Some are drawn just as a piece of steel
is drawn by it niapiet. Others have
"hated Him without a cause." To
some the Lord's Messucre is a savor of
life unto life. It has a sweet odor; it
tells them about the everlasting life
v hio'.i Gotl has provided. To others it
is a savor of death unto death. They
do not cue for it. This same thought
is brought out in "Haldol's interpreta
tion of Kin? Nebuchadnezzar's dream.
The stone cut out of the mountain
wiihout hands represented the true
Church. All followers of Christ are
fragments of that Stone. It is beiim
ni.ule up from all nations and denom
inations. Daniel 2:".G-lo.
The Stone Cut Out "Without Hands."
I'or nearly nineteen centuries Goil
has been gathering this Church, which
altogether is only a "little flock."
ihtike 12:".2. With the close of this
Aire these faithful ones shall be made
joint-heirs with Jesus, shall be the
Kingdom class, shall be 11 is Bride,
shall be on the spirit plane, and with
Jesus shall be griven Treat power for
the blessing of all the families of the
earth, hrimriiiir mankind back to per
fection und to a world-wide Eden.
But this class, this Stone, is taken
out of the mountain without bauds.
In symbolic language a hand means
power. "Without handsv means that
God did not exercise force to take the
Church out. Yet, the Apostle says.
"We are His workmanship, created in
Christ Jesus unto good works." Kphe-s-ans
2:1U Gml works 'in this class
by His promises. s St. Peter says.
"Gid hath given mito us exceed ini:
i.roat iibd pre-'ious promises, that by
these we iuig lit become partakers of
the Divine nature." (2 Pi-tor 1:1 Not
by pushing, not by thunderintrs or im
preoptions, put by these promises does
God work in us. He does not pull: He
docs not push. He merely draws us.
as the magnet draws the piece of steel.
The Class New Sought.
When Jesus gave that dark saying
which o.Tended some of His followers.
He knew what effect it would have.
He knew that some would not be able
to appreciate what He was sayiiur.
This was equivalent to inviting them
to h-ave. It is the Father's will to sep
arate eery individual from tint elect
class that can be separated. He wish
es to put away any not of the right
character, so that all who remain will
be of th' right sort. In every Chris
tian's life there have been onp.rtui'i
tios to take an easier way. If auyaie
merely seek ins easy paths, and rejct
inir'.rbe p-uhs which the Lord ha
iiisvl'Pd out. then He wishes all it'll
to take that easier path.
In the Dark Ages, when eternal tor
ment was invented, people got to think
ing tli 1 1 God would do nothing t bin-,
der anybody, lest that one fall ii.toj
etct'in.l torment. But no one was ever
In dinger of eternal tormtnt. The
class that fall away merely fail to
measure up to their privileges. So the
Great Company, the antitypicnl Le
vit.s. have had the privilege of being
Priests. Thcy ah made consecration.
They till belong to the class "i a-sed
over" during this Age. They had the
I. riviiege ol" becoming members of the
Loyal Priesthood, but they have not
- 'Micieutly valued the I. -nors ho d our
to them, of eli'.il;:ig all of life's ener
gies in the srrvioe of the Kiag of
kings: and He lets them take their
( lie seeks those w'.io cN'iight
to do His will, not those who m i-t be
compelled to do so.
During the Millennial Age. a'.! wiil
be compelled to do God's will v bo
destroyed: but even though for a whiie
they must do that wiil under compul
sion, yet they will be expected to learn
to love that will when they perceive
its desirability. At the conclusion of
that Age any human being who has
not n love of righteousness and a ha
tied of iniquity, a sympatly f r the
tilings which tire good, will not be
counted worthy of eternal life. Su h
will hao no life beyond the Millen
nia) reign of Christ-
At the time of our Lords consecra
tion. He came voluntarily to do t!o
Father's will, although ttial. will was
nmre or less hidden. Jes'.s did uA
undei stand it fully at His co:ise-ra
tio.n; but His thought was that, what
ever it should be. it would be His wiil.
So it is with His followers. At the
time that you gave yourself up to be
a child f God and a joint heir with
Jesus Christ our Lord, you agreed to
do whatever God's providence might
mark out for you. There is a ureal
Joal in having fact in mind: for
the changing affairs f life ate bo:md
to test us. The Lord gathering a
people who not only make a covenant
::t the beginning, but keep that coe
nam. If they cannot do il fully ac
cording to the llesh. they will ill hvst
do it in the spirit of their minds. II
there be lieshiy weaknesses whi -li they
cannot wholly overcome, the Lord
makes provision fr these. He looks
ut the heart, the New Creature.
The Herd Sayinrj Who C:n Her.r It?
The dark clause which the disciples
did not understand was, "Except ye
eat the fesh of the Son of Man and
drink His blood, y have no I, to in
you." These were mysterious words.
They said. "How can this man give
us His llesh to eatV This is a hard
saving. Who can understand itV" It
requires the- Holy Spirit to understand
these words. Even The Twelve could
not understand su-h deep things of the
Spirit until after Pentecost; tlun they
began to understand. B'" they know
that they v. civ expe' led to hold on
even when they did not comprehend.
(John 14:2(1.) St) it is with us. God
expects us to hold on to certain parts
of His Word when we do not under
stand. We know about our Savior td
the great Divine Plan. It is the most
wonderful thing in the world; and if
there are a few texts that we do no'
understand. It will still he our duty
and privilege to remain loyal.
We are helped when we see titti
there is One who will loach us am!
that we are to receive as we sue able.
Thank God for the jissurance that He
is Keeping close watch-cire over us!
We arc glad t hale :: Teacher v ho is
so considerate of us. We ale gi.i l '
know that He has this arrangem; ait
by which our mind- open more and
more to see greater lengths, breadth,
heights smd depths of the Love of God.
These "dark sayings" are stumbling
blocks still to many.
Eating the Flesh of the Son of loan.
It is just as true today as when Je
sus said if, that unless we cat the llesh
and drink the blood of the Son of Man
we have no life in us. The eating of
His ties 1 1 dignities the appropriating of
the merit of His llesh. Mentally we
appropriate the- merit of His t'.esh. His
human nature, which He s-nori!ieed
for Adam aud ail of Adam's family.
Adam's life was forfeited; his future
life was forfeited. All ti e children of
Adam thus h-st their rights to the
earthly life. Jesus laid down His flesh
for the w hole world, "that all the Adam
ie race might have the right to this
earthly lift-. Jesus' new life is not
earthly, not fleshly: He lias a spiritual
body now. Therefore He has this
fleshly life to gic to the worldlo
Adam and Jill his children. Car Lord
never forfeited His life; He was lot a
sinner. He still has the right to a
human life and organism. But low
He is ghirified on the Divine plane, and
He will give away the merit oT His
human life. He has not yet done so.
The Bible tolls us that He will give
the merit of His human life to Adam
and his race at the end of this pres
ent Age. When the Church shall be
glorihed. Jesus wiil pray The Father on
behalf of Ihe world. (John 17:!t; I'sn.
2:Vt God having these two parts in
His Plan. Christ has already secured
blessings for the Church, and during
His Second Presence He will do His
work for the recovery of the world.
As He said. "My flesh I will give for
the life of the world." He wiil give it
to the Father; for it was the Father
who was the great Judge, and who.
dealing with Adam, eondomned hitu to
death "Dying, thou shalt die." t'n.
i'ss a provision would be mad" that
a peffp-'t human being would take the
place of the fallen human be'ng. Aihm.
there would be no opjvort unity for a
future life for either Adaui or hi: r.oe
Th:s is what Jfstis has done: He i!;
given His life for Adam's life. IT:.-; hu
man nature for Adam's human nature
Over eighteen centuries ago Jesus laid
down His life, hut did not give it He
still has. fh right to it; but He is to
give it ih foiTver. as the offset for
Adam. Then Jehovah will tJtrti over
Adam and a'l his race to Je-i:s. who
will then take His great power and
rcipn. Theu He will have the right to
biess the world. Why is not ihe worn!
turned over row? How Inappropriate j
it wouid be if Jesus should give the I
pun base price lor tne waid. hiive
them turned over to Him. then d
nothing for them! But the woild wi.l
not be p't-r1r:xri1 until after the Chun h
is gjorihej with the Lord, alter He has
added the Church to Hiuise f
In oil' pi- tu re the Church is counted
as members of Christ's I". d ; in an
:hr. He is the Bride-room end the
Church tin? P. ride. The manure of
the Lamb comes, after which lb- en
t rs upon. His glorious w-c-k for the
w -rid. All the aceoniits the by.i.-
r .Ittjee against Adam .and hi nee
,v id hi canccle.l: an-! the grrnt work
id b gin of Mesv'tig t!a- worM of
mankind. During that t in. e Je-as v ,:i
be giving them His tlr-'i to e. t. the
merit.- of His sacrifice. th:t they m -v
take on ail those perfect human una!
ties vhieh He laid down, s.-c nti i-l.
for them. They will eat IL ih d.
throughout the Millennial Age.
Drinking the Eicod of the Son of l.isn.
IIaiag seen what the w orid D to
get. Ft ns see what the Chun-h vid
receive. To the Church Je-tis -.'id.
"Fxcept ye cat the fle-h and drink l he
biood of the Son of Man. ye have no
life in yoi:." The "hurcli tor oi,
to eat the flesh, but al-o to drink the
l.h.od of the S.ui of Man. We d tot
cat the fl 'sh in the same way that Co
world dees. Those Mes.-it.g- that
'Mining lo the world by aid by. wi
S'pj ropvia'e now by faith. We accept
the Ca'l of this Age. to be tie- fo'.,w
ors of Jesus our Savi ir. 1" -a'-ntiee
our arihly life as He soiinced His
earlhly life. It is an invitation to le.ive
She w-otld and its ambition-, hopes and
; elat ion -hips, and l.o oino New roi
Hires ill Christ Jesus, to be begotten to
flic spirit nature, and flnal'y to be l.oi n
of Hie Spirit - higher than an-el-. prin
cipalities, powers and every name s-iv.-the
Jesus and the 1'athor. This i- the
in-i'at'on. and we hao ne e' ted it
We are t ' do as Jesus did. I'.ut lir-:
His merit is imputed b u-. T. imp oe
is 1o reckon. There is a dil'iorco e !
iweeti reckoning an 1 giving. lb' i
acta: '!y to give these b!e--;ngs to the
world (luring the Millennium. Man
kind will be getting nore iie.iltti, m-eo
power, more moral energ.v : they w id
g"t b-o-k a ically what tlry 1i.
tb" Chun-h the-e things arc imputed,
or counted, by f.iiib. To iiin-trale. If
you had rot losou thi- High Cal'iii:;.
voti would hae bad the right t t h-ea-th'y
re-titufon p' ovi-b-d l"r all
mankind. But in thi- jirrangcuietit of
th;s pre-eiit Age th Lord iu-pei'--- to
oit whatever mi hok of pel f ci i n.
This means that 1' wloev "r ha-, only
twenty-five per cord, of forfeitou of
haracter. Je-uis will imm-.le seM-i".
f';v- per cent., etc. Instead of ir-fiti'li'-nil
in 'J you what you lack, lifting .'i
up to perfo. i'"i:. He tin, u! it t" 1 ' n
Thus tin- Church are feeding ol."ti
His fle-h. We realize ihit Gmi i. giv
ing us tov. iii this imputation, e great
bios-dug ill the forgivi ii'-s of mt -in-,
a compensation for aii ".'' w akm --c.
I'.ut thi-- would only timl.e n- on a
pnri'y with the woihl In the p.
come. We are to do nore. It i-, for
the Chun Ii 1" drink His it i
for us in give up our life with He
life. The world w i'l tot make ti so n
lice of their earthly life. I'.ut v.e who
b mo joint-siicriticers with Je-n . so -
liiice our earthly live- - the b'ood. . v
the ligure. We give up all our ri.
to e:;r;h!y life ; n 1 n.i'un. run a, o-,ir
lord gave up His earth!;. li-M-. i !
,-: the Lather gave llim the higho
iife, so lb- has promised to i;,e n ;
that life if v.e will do the same.
Thai is our Covenant, the aiiic iihoi
to drink of His blood, to -hare w ,Mi
Him in His - ufi criiigs and ilca.h. 'I hi;
is t ie special Covenant that hi ing-. u -low
into the family of God. I; w -Jesus'
cap. b("auso J'or Him j rim; ti!."
the Father poured it. lie drank of it
gladly, in full submission lo the La
tiler's wiil. We have heard that w
have tlo privilege of coming in wi'ti
Him Mid laying do'.v ir our kv.s; an I
hero wo are. We have laid our all at
the IniV feet, that He miuht give n ,
the new life, the new nature, the -: r
ittial life, the Divine lui'ure. far a!-.,.,
angels, principalities and power..
Christ's Members to Have Immort.i . i y.
At the beginning of your 'lirnti.,,i
Xporieli'-". you li,l 1 1 t U ttdel -t .Ml I Jul
about this, any mote than did ta.
twelve Apostles and IIm-c other.-. I'. ;t
liov v e : ;-e that v. e cunuot get eP-t n il
life ex--opt v.e oat Je-us llesh an i
drink His blood. Thi- mean- some
thing nore than nicrc'y c ci la -t big
life. Adam had life, but tot - ute in
hiins'-if." inherent lib'. He did icU
have immnrt'ilit ii. The angels have let
life ill t hen. -civ : God makes in' i
shin for their tie'- s--itie-. And s"
wjl! provide for the ii.-.-c-sit les d tlo
whole human tami'.v. 'When Adam w.u
per fee;. c,ix made provision fop hi-luail'leli-llice.
"As tho Father hath lifo in Hitiio-if.
so bath lie given to the Son to have
life i'l Him-elf." Clolm .' .2d i lie
to give if c His I'.oiiy me;nhers. Great
:is will b the privileges and louoi ..f
the and great as will be tlo
Me--ings of perfected mankind, jet t"
he (.'iiuici) of (bid, be'au.-e they have
eaten the Ho-h and drunk th blood "f
the Son of Man, will 1 tlo super. .it ; -
g'orv" and honor-immortality, the slott
ing of tii- Divine natur".
Nev ert heieps, the cuuh; ion.; inq '-;
tip ii tiiose who would make sure to .r
' tit big and eleefjoj) to this r.a!t"d ;i
sitioii nro exacting, though a "ri.i-o
i.l.o servi'-e." They :hal! share h.
(heir Bedecnier's cxalMtion if t'o-.-share
His igiinminy ly walking in His
sfeis following His example iu a-u
.present time when evil is permitted ?
trfmph. The Master was doqpjsei) i-ol
reject -il of tnen. and rituil'y wns ttp -tied
by tho-.e who ptofesse to .i-u
ami follow righteousness. Simii.'t ' v.
! lir iiiL'lii'Ut the Go-;-! Age w lnv a-r h is
a'i .kfiiH.v porfortiKl his Coveti.itit of
Sii fiti .'e his speed:iy Lnowu H-a 'thi.:g
of the .-urferings of Christ . Colos-im.
151; Eomarii S.17; 2 Timothy 12-