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unknown. Time carried them not As food supplied the wasting ener Programme of Exercises for
Commencement Week in
on to the grave, when youth, per gies of the body so the tree of life
petual youth, through decades, cen healed the maladies that man was
turies and millenniums may have heir to and neutralized death. After
Sunday, June 17th, 11, A. M,
been theirs. But alas ! the tempter humanity arrived at maturity the
camé. Man violated the command fruit of this tree and its leaves Baccalaureate Sermon, President
Van Scoy, of Willaminette Univer-
of his Creator, then disease began effectually stayed any further ad
ror pfey1-- upbiv ^nTTr^tiTffg^
vancement of age, but youth ~was aii i j i.
Tuesday, June 19th, 10, A. M,
ras Based condition was the necessary bring age, youth began to fade, perpetually his. Now let us sup
Annual Meeting of the Board of
die ^Consequence of worshiping the gods troubles and sorrows were multi pose that man had voluntarily re
lu) Bvc have mentioned ; for man be- plied, the earth did not yield to fused to eat of this tree for a cer
Tuesday evening, 8, P. m ., Annual
cal 4domes assimilated to the character him her “ strength ” any longer, tain length of time beyond that in
of Associate Alumni.
of the object worshiped.
thorns and thistle began to grow ; which it was intended to be used,
lu'gia tn- prey- „ Wednesday evening, June 20th,
tai. > ¿The Christian teachers among man saw the approaching doon 1 age wuukL
Gentiles had to contend with “ Dust thou art and unto dust thou upon him and death would finally Society Entertainment.
Thursday evening, June 21st,
ny propagandists of heathen shalt return.” Now behold a ensue, and by long neglect of this
stems of philosophy. Platonism weeping world. What untold sor tree, voluntarily or otherwise, or Graduation Exercises.
d Aristotelianism had each able rows, pain and grief have rolled from mechanical injuries he possibly
|>erwistent —advocates-;and -over the world as adeluge-for-snr mnyirave died with violating any —-Report. ..
of .<Chr istianity was pronounced by thousand years, and all in conse- command. Death seems not to
L ancaster , K y .,
them foolishness. In the days of | quence of the loss of the tree of have been in the tree of knowledge
April 16, 1883.
he' the apostles, Epicureanism „„jxnd life. Moses tells us but very little of good and evil as though it was Dear Bro. Floyd:
ere the prevailing about this tree, his account of it is poison; but then becoming diso
About one year ago the brethren
Athens, which was very short. But John, in his bedient the life-giving tree was here thought that we had added to
e center of civilization, according apocalyptic vision, gives a more full guarded by a flaming sword, and the church all that could be reached
At the -description of it;he was-permitted afterward was romovcd~td heaven in this city. Since then nearly
conclusion of Paul’s celebrated dis to see it as it is now in heaven, and where John saw it as al>ove thirty persons have, united with
cburse on Mars* Hill, the Epicureans says it bore twelve manner of fruit described, there to be preserved till the church at our regular meetings.
r«iocked, and the Stoics went away and yielded its fruit every month the resurrection, when all the Chris-
, -.Yo ur» fmterna l lyj —
c wWfediflfereiitiv. mvffigy^-We willhear and HifftTeavcs oTtticTrco'wore Tor" tiaii wi'irTd wiR see~TF as if grew
J as . W. L owber .
• you again concerning this matter.” the healing of the nations.
and was beheld by unfallen man in
Now be it remembered that this Eden’s garden. With this view of
Jpaul warned the Colossians against
Report from Kansas.
the subject, and I believe there is
L eavenworth , K an .,
nothing in the Bible that will con
I [that age..
May 21, 1883.
tradict it, but that there is a pre
ponderance of evidence in its favor,
n | Christianity had to contend
immortality and wearing their -we may look for man and his
We had two added to our num
Lgainst the civil power of Rome, spiritual
bodies. Then what diseases | works, and expect to find them
ber yesterday. We have averaged
lie Roman religion was united to
h S ie civil power; and Christianity, will there be for the leaves of this occasionally through all the geolo about two additions each Sunday
1 its religious triumphs, incurred tree to heal ? But I am inclined to gical« formations that contain those since the 1st of Jan. We have re
the opinion that John was permit of the mâmmifferous animals that" paired our church to the amount of
ie disfavor of the State..
¡There were ten great persecu ted to see it just as it grew in the was created simultaneous with man, $500. Every thing is now in good
taste and the church is at work and
ti tions waged against the Church, garden of Eden where it actually or on the same day that he was.
bore twelve manner of fruit and
Now I am done with this subject we are happy and prosper.
¡th Dioclcsian. The last named yielded its fruit every month and
Your brother in the work,
for the present. These articles
narch boasted that he w’ould ex- the leaves of it were for the heal may be considered hypothetical
F. M. R ains .
minate the Christians ; but the ing of the nations of the earth be- which, indeed, they were partly in
re he persecuted them the faster I fore their rebellion! Here I will tended to be. In this matter I Department of Public Instruc
y grew, so that finally he had to give my understanding of this part have had no high way in which to
e an edict Of toleration. After of the subject, that man was created travel, no beaten path to tread ;
S alem , O r ., May 29, 1883.
nflict of three hundred years, just as he is now (sin excepted) that they may contain errors we
State Teachers’ Association
istianity triumphed over both mortal, and subject to disease, de may expect, possibly the premesis
for 1883, has been appointed to
itical and ecclesiastical Rome, cay and death, that his body wasted wrong. I submit the subject to the
meet in Salem, J une 26th, and will
hough Constantine tire Great away as now, and that eating and public for their investigation, ask
continue in session June 17th, 28th
not fully understand the true drinking was necessary to supply ing them to receive the good and
and 29th. Teachers and friends of
frit of Christianity, he had their wasting energies. This seems reject the evil. Hoping to meet
education in all parts of the State
sagjacity enough to know that it to be a universal law of all anima the Christian-world in the naw
are cordially and earnestly invited
wttthe only religion that had in ted nature, and man was no excep heaven and new earth and find
to attend and take part in its dis
itlvitality enough to sustain the tion to this universal law; and to
supply this demand of nature the
declining glory of imperial Rome.
An excellent programme is being
earth brought forth abundantly
G. R. P.
prepared and will be printed for
and yielded to man her strength.
THE SINLESS AGE.
distribution as early as possible.
Now there is another law just as
S alem , O r ., May 10,1883.
“Men have tried various plans Superior lectures and instruction
universal, for which there is no
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remedy, and that is decay and for tho transformation of character; will be given by the leading edu
D ear B ro .,—In a former article death; time carries all animated but the gospel plan has the advan cators and teachers of our higher
[poke of the long ages that may beings to the grave. This is just tage of them all Human expe institutions of learning and the
re passed away while man was what the tree of life was for, it dients propose a change of circum public schools.
his sinless state, when death, as healed diseases, peiTre ?tuated life stances ; bu,t the gospel proposes a
Arrangements have been made
ionsequence of sin, was to him and destroyed the eftec
for reduced rates on the principal
’ects of time. change of heart.”
rods, by their marriages, were in
volved in perpetual jealousies. Al-
hougli the gods were called holy
,nd just, they were full of envy,
vrath, cruelty, hatred, perfidy and
dultery. Paul gives a very vivid
•icture of the heathen world in his
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