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1 Lieut. Gen. Kir It. linking und
lute of n German soldier on guard duty. 2 Czecho-Slowik soldiers going over tin- top In raid on bolshevik
trenches In Slheiln. H Vincent Astor, who Is to command n yeoman f-utird tlitit will form part of the guard at tho
Palace of Versailles during the peace conference.
NEWS REVIEW OF
Poles Fighting the Germans on
the West and the Advancing
. Bolsheviki on East.
GALL ON ALLIES FOR HELP
Ltnlne's Forces Meet Disastrous De
feat at Perm, but Capture Ufa
President Wilson Visits Romo
Secretary Daniels Pro
I gram for the Greatest
By EDWARD W. PICKARD.
So far as fighting Is concerned, tho
fcbsorblng nowB Is coming from Poland
Just now. Tho Poles, having enthusl
atlcajly welcomed tho head of their
new republic, Ignace Jan Puderewskl,
the famous musician, uro following his
lead against the Germans on tho ono
I6 and the Russian bolshcvlkl on the
bthjr. Tlicy are determined to add to
their stato the province of Posen, Dan
zig and other parts of Prussia, nnd the
jovernmont nt Derlln Is equally deter
mined thut they .sluill not lay hands on
German territory. The result Is a
cries of conflicts, with varying re-
UltS. As this is written ll rennrt mnma
that n Polish nnny of JiO.OOO men Is
marching on Berlin and that Gustnv
Koske, member of the Ebert cabinet
In charge of military affairs, has or
dered the Fifth German division to ad
vance to meet the Poles.
The Poles entered Frankfort on the
Oder, 50 miles east of Berlin, and also
Keuthen In Prussian Silesia, nnd
promberg, In the province of Posen. In
the city of Posen the Poles occupied
the fortress, disarming 20,000 Oermnn
floldlcrs, and the lighting there lias
been almost continuous. Many Jews
re said to have been bluln.
Tho German authorities admit the
Tollsh question is serious and that It
.will bo dllllcult to prevent the estab
lishment of a free Poland. Tho Poles
ro masters of most of the towns and
Vmvo cut all means of communication.
It Is on their eastern borders that the
Toles nre having the worst time. Thero
they nro contending not only against
tho bolshevik armies in their sweep
through Lithuania, but also ngulnst
tho Ukrainians, who are disputing with
tho Poles the possession of tho south
ern part of Lithuania. General I'll
eudtky commands a rnther small army
of loyal Poles, and General Haller,
who commanded the Poles In France,
has landed nt Danzig with a body of
troops ; but they nre u long way apart,
with hostile armies between them.
There Is considerable demand that tho
allies extend quick and strong aid to
the Poles, nlnce the establishment of
Poland as a buffer state not only would
keep Germany from grabbing tho Hal
tic provinces and eventually control
ling Bussln, but also would deprive tho
Germans of most of the coal deposits
on which they rely. The bolshevist
menace and the Industrial disorder In
Poland make It impossible for the
Poles to await the settlement of their
problem by the peace congress, say
their leaders. Most of their factories
uere destroyed by the Germans and
the thousands of Poles now bent back
by Germany nro clamoring for food
and employment and in homo places
are taking tho Inw into their own
hands and plundering their former em
ployers. Latoly tho bolshcvlkl have both lost
nnd won In eastern Russia. Their
chief loss was at Perm, in tho Urals,
which was captured by General Galdu
nt the bead of Czecho-Slovuk and SI
bet Ian forces. The bolshevik Third
army was -virtually destroyed and Nik
olai Lenlne. tho bolshevik premier,
who was directing operations from an
armored train, narrowly escaped cap
ture. Gnlda completely surprised the
bolshcvlkl and captured Hl.OCO men
6,000 railway ears. 120 Held guns, 1,000
machine guns nnd much other equip
ment. Ten regiments wcro annihilated
uud tho remainder of the enemy driven
across tho Kama river.
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The bolshcvlkl claimed the capture,
on Tuesday, of the city of Ufa, capltnl
of the nonbolshevlk government In the
region west of the Urnl mountains, and
also of the town of Sterlltniuuk, south
In Lithuania the advance of the bol
shevist forces was so threatening that
the bourgeois government was moved
from Vllna to Kovno, and In Esthotilu
and Livonia the Loiilnq, troops were
moving forward against Iteval and
Hlgn, occupying Itomershof on the
Dvlna. Swedish volunteer troops have
gone to the aid of the Esthonlnns.
At the time of writing this, news
comes that the Germans have evacuat
ed Klga and that tho British have land
ed troops, tinder all arms, at that port
nnd also at Llbau nnd Wlndau, the
chief ports of Courlnnd on the. Baltic.
Tho allied forces In the Archangel
region are still awaiting an announce
ment of policy by their governments,
but they nro not inactive, having re
cently defeated the enemy along tho
Onega river nnd greatly Improved their
positions. Michigan and Wisconsin
troops played n notable nart In these
operations, which were carried out In
zero temperature nnd deep snow.
Llebknccht has not yet succeeded In
overthrowing the Khert government In
Berlin, but the Independent socialist
members of the government have been
ousted, nnd It Is now reported that
Khert and Scheldemann are In secret
agreement with tho leadsfs of the bour
geois party to combat the extremists,
who Include the Independents, tho
npartacldes and tho sailors. The bour
geois leaders, it is said, are convinced
that civil war cannot be averted.
The Spartacus group, assembled In
congress, howled down a proposition
made by Llebknccht that they take
part in the election of members' of the
new national assembly. Led by Rosa
Luxembourg, they declared the meet
ing of the assembly must be prevented
at all costs. Badck. head of the bol
shevist mission to Germany, tells tho
Spnrtucldcs he would welcome an en
tente occupation of Germany, because
the Invaders would become Infected
with bolslievlsm and spread Its doc
tries to the west. Kurt Klsner, pre
mier of the "republic" of Bin aria. Is
said to be siding with tho Independent
socialists against Khert, and Illnden
burg is so discouraged by the disorder
in Berlin that he has said lie would
support the occupation of the citv by
Returning from Knglnnd to Paris
early In the week, President Wilson
left for Italy Wednesday evening.
When he arrived In Home he was wel
comed by tho king and queen nnd n
host of other notables, and the Itoman
population gave him so enthusiastic a
reception that It was evident they had
made tip their minds to outdo the Lon
doners and Pnrlslnns. The streets and
buildings were lavishly decorated and
tho freedom of the Kternal City was
bestowed on the American president.
Banquets, otilclnl culls and conferen
ces took up most of his tinio In Home.
While ho wns In Italy, It Is understood,
President Wilson studied carefully tho
conlllctlng claims of Italy and tho Jugo
slavs for possession of the lands along
tho east coast of tho Adriatic.
When on the same day President
Wilson In Manchester declared against
the old "balance of power" methods
and In favor of tho league of nations,
and Premier Cleinenceau told the
French that ho still stood for a balnneo
of power, tho croakers at once discov
ered that thero was to bo great (Illll
culty In bringing about a reconciliation
between the iows of tho two leadeis.
There really did seem to he a chance
for trouble thero; but Colonel House
called on M. Clemencenu and on New
Year's day he told Mr. Wilson all about
it. The lesult, according to hints
thrown out by some of the American
delegates, was that the president was
assured there was nothing In Clemen
ceau's attitude that would Justify nn
apprehension of any marked differ
ences between the entente powers and
the United Slates. Colonel House nlso
saw .Mr. Balfour and found tluit they
were In full agreement. It Is stated
thut Clemencenu mennt thnt he stands
for n dominating lenguo of nations
ready to use force to maintain pence.
President Wilson, It was announced,
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would be back in Paris by the begin
ning of the week, and M. Clemencenu
was expected back from a brief vncu
tlon nt the same time. Mr. Lloyd
George arrived In the French capital
Saturday. Conferences among the
lepre.sentatlves of the miles were to
begin at once. It seems probable that
the number of delegates lo the peace
conference will be enlarged so that
experts In certain lines may sit at the
board when the things they know most
about are being discussed. Great Brit
ain's delegates Include Lloyd George,
Balfour and Bonar Law, and among
the advisers on spcclnl matters nre
such men ns Viscount Hurdlnge, Sir
William G. Tyrrell, Sir Louis Mallet,
Sir Ksine Howard, Sir Italph Paget,
Sir Eyre Crowe and Lord Hobert Cecil
an Imposing list of truly big men
thoroughly trained in diplomacy and
The numerous und complicated
questions that the pence conference
must tnke up and settle have given rise
to the suggestion thnt the congress
should be n continuing body so thnt fu
ture developments might be tnken In
to consideration nnd mutters decided
thut nre now too hnzv for rlnnr vUlnn
If this plnn were ndopted, the forma
tion of the league of nations might not
bo bo pressing a question as It Is now
considered by President Wilson nnd
many others who support his views.
General satisfaction Is expressed
with tho desire of the department of
justice to nave deported most of tho
enemy aliens now Interned for their i
pernicious activities. These men nnd '
women u few of the gentler sex aro ,
included were either Gorinnn spies i
und agents, taking their chances as
such, or else traitors to the country '
that had given them shelter. In either I
case they are not wanted in America '
and should bo sent back to the land I
they came from or that they served.
There are n lot of others who might '
well be deported, but we are too mild-
mannered a people for our own good
In such matters. i
Secretary Daniels tells the congres- '
slonal committee that his detennlnu- i
tlon to bine a great navy is based on
the argument that if the league of nn- ,
tlons Is formed the United States will ,
be shirking its share of the policing of
tho world if its navy Is not ns big as i
Great Britain's; and that If the league i
is not established and u curtailment
of armament Is not agreed upon, wo
must have "Incomparably the greatest
navy In the world" to defend the Mon
roe doctrine and protect the weak na
tions. Ills program, according to his
own admission, Is Intended as an argu
ment by which President Wilson enn
bring the other nations to accept tho
proposed reduction of nrmament. Tho
secretary says the president backs up
his policy if competitive building is to
continue. Mr. Daniels now tbree-yenr
building program calls for the appro
priation of JCOO.OOO.OOO to provide for
ir0 additional naval ships, Including
ten dreadnaughts and six battle cruis
Two sovero attacks on the adminis
tration were made In the senate last
week. First Senator Chamberlain,
chairman of the committee on mllltnry
affairs, nssnlled tho "dilatory" policy
followed In demobilization, asserting
that the administration is as unpre
pared for disbanding the nrmy as It
wns for the wur Itself. Ho warned his
purty that It would be held responslbl
politically by the returning soldier
If It failed to adopt an mlcquntu pro
gram for taking care or them. The
other attack was ninde by a Republic
nn. Senator Weeks of Massachusetts,
who bitterly criticized tho war depart
ment for delays and errors in mmii.
Ing casualties among the expeditionary 1
niiii-i aim ior laniiro to co-operate
with the Bed Cross In tho matter of
forwarding letters from wounded sol
diers to their relatives in this country.
In many Instances, Mr. Weeks snld.
parents wero Incorrectly Informed that
their sons had been killed. Also sov
era! bundled American soldiers report
ed as missing by the war department
had been located In French hospitals
by the Bed Cross and letters written
by them bud not been forwarded be
enuso of an order by the department.
Tho senate commerce commltteo hns
extended Its Investigation of tho Hog
Island shipyard to a general Inquiry
Into tho doings of tho shipping boanlr
BOILED TO A FEW LINES
Occurrences Over tho Cornhucker
State Chronicled In Pararjraph
Form for tho Dusy
In 101.') n totnl of 2."317 nutomnblle
licenses wcro Issued In Nebraska. Dili'-'
Ing the year Just passed the number
totnlled over 17o,000. Based on popu
lation, this Is one automobile to every
(S.7 persons In the state. Douglns
county hns tho largest number, 11,03b,
I.nninster coming next with 0,0:5 1.
Custer county stands third with 4,2.10,
while Hooker has the least number,
Oinnba police nro in possession of
n signed confession made by J, J.
, Williams, 2 1-y ear-old negro, to the
murder of Max White. 17. high school
bill, who iti( negro held ' up anil
killed while he attempted to shield his
companion, Miss Llbby Mlnkin. The
murderer, who Is in the hands of tho
Oniaba police, claims the killing was
"Bill" Barnes, who ended his own
life after he hud murdered Hvn mem
bers of the Wilbur Johnson household,
on llnleiinin Island, near Onnwn. In.,
and which has stirred the entire ills
tiicf. was well known on the Ne
braska side of the river, he having
had his arm shot off In a shooting
scrape In Washington county twenty
Leaving a baby alone In :i boii'-o
nL'iiln resulted disastrously, when
Miss Anna Stiitzmnn of Grand Island
left her 2-. ear-old nephew while she
went to a neighbors Five minutes
later she returned and found the
child burned so severely that It died.
The babv's father and mother were.
Dr. ('. It. Ganiiawny of Stuart has
sold his rospltnl there, disposed of
his practice, and within n mouth will
leave, with Mrs. Gnnnaway, to sppnd
their lives working to save the peo
ple of the; stricken districts of Anne
nlon and Syiln In Europe.
The South Omaha stock iriarkot
landed In second place again Inst year
among the big packing centers of the
world. Only Chicago leads Omahn.
The next wnr salng stamp cam
paign Is to be launched soon. Stumps
are now on sale.
During the past month slxty-soven
automobiles were stolen In Omaha,
compared with seventy-one the corre
sponding month a year ngo. This is
n warning to lock your flivver when
you go to the metropolis.
A movement Is on foot nt Oinnbn to
organize an Aeroclub for Nebraska.
It Is estimated that over -I0O men in
this stnte have bad aviation expe
rience. The club would be patterned
nfler aero dubs In the east.
Alliance delegates to the annual State
Firemen's convention nt Fremont
January 21, 22 and 2:i. will be accom
panied by the Alliance lire depart
ment bund. Alliance business men
have raised 51.000 to s,.ml the band to
Hundreds of cottontails and Jack
rabbits were killed, but not u wolf
was righted In the big bunt staged In
Saunders county by more than 200
men and boys. Farmers say that
wolves nro numerous in the county.
Merchants throughout the northern
part of Nebraska are unanimous in the
dciarntlon that 101S was a record
breaker In every line, despite the sK
weeks' slump duo to the "Hu" epi
demic. The Dodge county Medical society
passed a resolution at Fremont declar
ing It was the sense of tho society
that the state-wide quarantine for In
Uueii7a was absolutely worthless.
New express rates, considerably
higher than forjner charges, went into
effect In Nebraska the first of the
year, In splto of the opposition of tho
tato railway commission.
Stnte Food Administrator Wattles
was presented with a silver plutter
by the county food administrators In
appreciation of his work. The pre
sentation was made at Omahn.
Tho elovutor of tho Nyo-Schnelder-Fowler
company nt Colon burned to
the ground, causing n loss cstlmnteil
Iturrhnrd Is without n newspaper,
tho Times hnvlng suspended publica
tion because of lack of pntronnge.
Commissioners of Mndlson county
have organized a health board to com
lint the Influenza epidemic.
Of tho 27,:U1." exemption claims flled
with tho South Platte draft appeal
board. S,7M claimants were held for
Rorvlce. Deferred classification was
allowed 10.000 fnrmers. Of I.0S7 de
pendency claims, the board allowed
The first step In connecting Nebras
ka titles with the- Wyoming oil fields
by plj.o line Is to bo made next spring,
when work will begin on the laying of
crude oil main from the Lnnco
Creek Held In Wyoming lo tho potash
plants near Alliance.
Iturnl mall carriers In the southern
purl of the state nro having their
troubles because of the rough, fro.on
roads. Automobiles cannot bo used
and ownera of good horses will not let
them out on the horrible romR conse
quently the delivery of mail Is n
In a bitter to Nebraska county coun
ells of defense tho stato council
thanks the vnrlous bodies for their
work during tho wnr and reiterates
tho nneestlty of tho prohibition of tho
teaching of foreign languages in pub
lic and private schools of Nebraska.
Using nn nutomobllo body and the
rear whoel nnd motor from u motor
cycle, John and Wnltor Lnuner of
Fremont, hnvo built n motor- driven
bobsled nnd It is nttrnctlng much at
tention. An electrically operated sot
of slolghbells serves to give nn appro
priate seasonable Jingle to the outfit.
The annual stnte conference of Ne
braska Council of Soclnl Service
Workers (formerly Nebraska Confer
ence of Charities nnd Coirectlous),
will be held I'ebiuary 2, 'A nnd -1 In
Secretary Houston of the Depart
ment of Vgilctilture, in u repot t to
congress showing tho amounts appor
tioned to the several states for tho
liscal year ending Juno .. 101S for
Hie construction nnd maintenance of
roads, etc.. -how-s that for the years
i'.M7 nnd 101S there wns apportioned
to Nibiiisku S",20.'!21 : allntuieiiN to
approved nrnjocts. S20.",7I2; unit!
loled balance, st t l.,"P).
Th 11MMW school teachers of N.w
hrnsku draw an nuiiiiiil wage of .ft;,
II l.:t.'i!MH. The inernge monthly sal
ary of the woman teachers Is "."0.20,
while that of men Is .Si5.:;i. Tho
state has H0O.011 school children In
7'iSl buildings. School propel ty Is
Milued at Slii..:in:t77.r7, There ar"
fifty-fhc blind children In the state
and MM who are deaf and dumb.
Nebraska troops to the number of
several hundred reached the shores
of the United States from overseas
lust Tuesday and Wednesday. Many
of the men were wounded In action.
Tliev came on the steamer Pocahon
tas and the Powhatan and were mem
bers of the .'l.'Sih regiment and the
127th field artillery, formerly tho
Fourth Nebraska National Guard.
A iii'tlon-wlde eampalcu to enroll
the children under the banner of
health will be launched by the Nation
al 'I uberciilosls association, beginning
February 1 and extending to May 21.
Thousands of Nebraska children will
Omaha's new whoel tax law, which
went Into effect tho first of the year,
and which levies a tax ranging from
S2 to 7 on all automobiles, trucks and
horso-druwn vehicles. Is expected to
bring $SO,000 a year Into the city treas
ury. Nebraska's crops for 1018, consist
ing of whent. oats, barley, rye, buck
wbeat. flaxseed, potatoes and tamo
hay nro valued at $34-1.0:11,000, ac
cording to the annual resume by the
department of agriculture at Wash
ington. .Because It smacked too mnch of
fi'Ttunn flavor people of Kerl town
ship, Burt county, changed It by due
process of Inw to one appealing mora
to Amerlcnn patriotism. It is now
known as Peishlrng township.
The ban on public dances nnd other
amusements In Fremont has been
lifted. The total number of Influenza
cases In Fremont since the epidemic
first struck the country is 1.-120. Tho
pneumonia cases total 10 1.
During the last three months of
101S Omaha had 1,504 deaths com
pared with fiS2 In the corresponding
months In 1017. The Increase was duo
to tho Influenza epidemic.
An agreement has been made whore
by the Nebraska Gas and Electric
company of Beatrice Is to furnish Wy
more with current for the next llvo
Stella's board of healti hns lifted
the ban on public gatherings, and
church services nre again being held
for the first time since Thanksgiving.
During BUS the people of Omaha
donated $1,228,207 lo war activities
outside of Bed Cross memberships nnd
Invested ?2.'1,012,'1I0 In war securltlos.
Costs for the upkeep of county
roads nnd the building of new bridge,!
throughout Douslns county amounted
to ?221.7.ri8.i:i for the year 1018.
Ice cutting begun throughout Ne
braska last week. Some parts of the
state report Ice sixteen Inches thick
and a good hnrvest Is anticipated.
The executive commltteo of the No
brnska Stnte Press association hns
called the annual meeting for Febru
ary 20, 21 nnd 22 In Lincoln.
It. If. Munn, widely known through
out western Nebraska as "Daddy
Mann." was Instantly killed by n Bur
lington train at Bridgeport.
For the first tlmo in Hip-history of
Fremont schools classes were held on
New Year's day. when the city schools
took no vacation.
Only nine new residences were
built in Fremont during the past year,
as ngnlnst fifty-four In 1017.
Buffalo county sent approximately
COO men to war, nearly 100 of whom
volunteered their services.
As n special courtesy to tho men of
DeWItt and vicinity who have sarved
wltl( the colors, Bev. C. 1C. Brown, rec
tor of tho Episcopal church, has of
fered his services freo to any of those
who desire to be married.
Active campaigning hns been start
ed by the representatives of Hastings
college for raising $200,000 among tho
presbyteiles of Nebraska for tho ben
efit of the college In that city.
Lle slock receipts at tho Soutn
Omaha market during 1018 show a d
elded Increase over the previous year,
f nttla receipts for the past year were
1.083.8:10 head, tin Increase of Ifi per
cent 'over 1017. Hog) receipts wero
R,i:t1..r:tfi head, a 2.'l per cent increase.
Hieop ircelpts lucrcned 10 per cent,
the total being .'M0S.U.M.
A quadruplo funeral took plnco at
Randolph when threo members of tho
Tntgo family of Norfolk und a cousin,
who lived nt Hnndolph, wero burled
thorc. Influenza cnusod tho death of
the four young people.
IMPKOVED OKirOKM IHTERNATIONAL
(By KKV. 1 II F1TZWATI3H, D. V
Teiulier of I;isIIbIi Illble In the Moody
Hlblo Institute of Chicago.)
(Copyright, 1U18, Ui'ittrn Newspnper
LESSON FOR JANUARY 19-
LHSSON TEXT-Uxnflus 12:t-TS.
GOt.nCN TBXT-Tor uvmi Christ our
pnsover wns MurlHeiM for uu. I Corln
ADDITIONAL MATIHMAL-Pnalrna Hffl:
Sfi-as; Matthew 26 Jfl-Sl. Hebrews U.K.
! I. The Passover Inttituted (12:1
! 1. The time set (v. 2). With the In
stitution of the Passover came n
' change In the order of time. The com
mon year wan rolling on as usual, hut
( wllb reference to bis chosen people tho
I order Is Inieirtipted ami everything is
j made to date from this. This slgni'
lies that redemption Is the first step
i In real life. "Old things have passed
1 away, all things have become new."
j Before this the man was dead in tres
pass and sn ; now he has arisen to
walk In newnes-s of life. All before
! redemption counts for naught. Tho
world thinks that real life ends when
one accepts Christ, but thH Is n grnvo
mlstnke. It hi the beginning of Vent
2. The Iamb set apart (v. !). This
previous setting apart of the lamb
typifies the foreordlitation of Christ to
be our Saviour. Hcdciptlnu was not
nn afterthought of God (I Peter 1 :1S
20). This lamb must be n male with
out blemish, Indicating that It must bo
both representative and perfect.
3. The lamb was killed by the whole
congregation (v. 0). This shows thnt
It wns not for the Individual only, but
for the entire assembly. The setting
apart of the lamb wns not sufficient, It
must be killed, for "without the shed
ding of blood thero Is no remission of
sins." The lamb might hnvo been
tied to the door of tho Israelites thnt
night, but there would hnve been no
salvation, notwithstanding Its perfec
tion. Hnd Christ's spotless life con
tinued till the present time and his
matchless teaching gone on without
Interruption, not a single soul would
hnvo been saved, for "Except n corn
of whent full Into the ground nnd dlo
It nbideth alone." (John 12:24).
4. The blood of the slain lamb wns
to bo placed upon the sldvposts nnd
lintels of the door (v. 7). tt wns not
sprinkled upon the threshold, ns It
must not be trampled under foot (He
brews 10:20). When the destroyer
passed through the land he passed
over the houses where the floor posts
were sprinkled with blood. This blood
was the evidence that a substitute bail
been offered for them. They could rest
absolutely secure, because the matter
had Ik en settled according to divlnn
arrangement. The blood was tho
ground of peace. The assurance Is not
when , ou feel your sins are pardoned,
but "when I see the blood 1 will passr.
f. Israel feeding upon the lamb (vv.
8-10). This denotes fel'owsTjlp. Judg
ment must precede feasting. The eat
ing of unleavened bread signifies that
no sin Is connected or allowed in fel
lowship wilh Christ. All wh have en
tered Into the power of the cross will
put away sin.
0. They ate the passover ready for
nctlon (v. 11). The loins being girt
about, betokens separation from sin
nnd preparation and readiness for
service. The feet being shod Indicates
their willingness to leave the Innd.
The staff n the baud Indicates their
nature ns pilgrims leaning upon n sup
port outside of themselves. They were
to leave behind them the place of
death and darkness and maith toward
tho promised land.
7. The unclrcumciscd denied partici
pation In the fenst (vv. 4:Ml). Cir- '
ciimclslon wns typical of regeneration.
Tho significance of the requirement Is
thnt only those who have become new
crentutes by the power of the cros
hnvo a right Jo -sit nt tho Pnssovcr
II. The Significance of the PasBover
It was n memorial Institution,
calling to mind the deliverance of the
Israelites from Egyptian bondage
God's Interposition on their behalf,
freeing them from their oppression.
This wns to be taught to their chil
dren when they came Into the land,
from generation to generation.
III. The AwfulJudament (12:20, HO).
That night tho destroyer passed
through Egypt and slew the first born
In every home where the blood was not
found. An awful cry went up from
Egypt that night.
IV. The Great Deliverance (12:111
5J0). So mighty was this stroke that
Pharaoh called for Moses In tho night
and requested him to be gone with his
flocks and herds.
No good nctlon will hinder thee, If
thou bo Inwardly free from Inordinate
affection. If thou Intend and seek
nothing elsii but tho will of God and
tho good of thy neighbor, thou sbalf
thoroughly enjoy Inward liberty.
Thomas a Kempls.
One Eternal Lesson.
Tho world Is not n playground; It
In n schoolroom. Life Is not n boll
day, but an education. And the one
etcrnnl lesson for us all Is how bcttei
wo can live.
-' lWt. j,y
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