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SEMI-MONTHLY
VOL. XXXII AUGUST 1 No. 15
A.D. 1911--A.M. 6039

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CONTENTS

Views From The Watch Tower........................227
"Unto the Third and Fourth Generation"........227
Insanity Threatens Race, Says Dr. Wiley.......228
We're a Nation of Wrecks, Says University
Head........................................229
Denver to Portland and Homeward
Conventions.................................230
The Church Not a Part of the Ransom...............233
The Work of the Scapegoat Class...............234
Blessed are the Persecuted........................235
Dark Prophecies Fulfilled.........................236
"Overturned Until He Come"........................237
Interesting Questions.............................238
Ancient Worthies Not Represented in
Court.......................................238
"Offering" Used in Two Senses.................238
The Two Altars Contrasted.....................238
Incense Abode in Most Holy....................239
Both Had to Do With Justice...................239
I.B.S.A. Convention Railroad Rates................239

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PUBLISHED BY
WATCH TOWER BIBLE & TRACT SOCIETY
CHARLES T. RUSSELL, PRESIDENT
BROOKLYN TABERNACLE, 13-17 HICKS ST.,
BROOKLYN, N.Y., U.S.A.

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MOUNTAIN LAKE PARK CONVENTION

September first to eleventh on the mountain top will surely be quite cool; and as Mountain Lake Park is a "Camp Meeting" village the houses are not so tight as your homes. For these reasons plenty of warm clothing will be needed, especially for evenings. Remember this!

The various other Conventions this year will probably leave us a smaller crowd here than the General Convention last year at Celoron. But neither are the possibilities for lodging so good. All, therefore, desiring board and lodging should apply at once at $1, or at hotels at $1.25, $1.50, $1.75, $2 up. None should count on less than $1.25 daily expense. We have contracted for all the board and lodging available and desirable. Large rooms must accommodate three or four persons, small ones at least two, even to accommodate the smaller crowd we are expecting. We are even arranging for cots in temporary shelters. Surely, then, when you decide to come, send us one dollar, each person, which we will pay over to secure your space. It will apply on your board bill.

Give full particulars re your party--which prefer to room together, when you will arrive and when depart, etc. We will gladly do our best for all.

Particulars re railroad rates on another page.

COLPORTEURS AT THE CONVENTION

A "Brother" has remembered the Colporteurs and proffers, under the following restrictions, one-half the railway fare to such as need the aid to get to the Mt. Lake Park Convention: (1) The half-fare shall not exceed five dollars. (2) The Colporteur shall have paid the Society at least twenty-five dollars for SCRIPTURE STUDIES during this year.

The Society has arranged for the free entertainment of said Colporteurs on a very economical basis. It will supply cots in two large buildings and will supply food which these dear friends can prepare for their own use, as many of them are accustomed to doing.

Our Society regards the Colporteur service as one of the most important branches of the "harvest" work--if not, indeed, the most important. We trust that the above arrangement may assist a considerable number of Colporteurs to attend. It is our hope that the day devoted to Colporteur Instruction may start some on better methods and to greater success than in the past. We will do all in our power to further the usefulness of all desiring to co-operate in this branch of the service.

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MIRACLE WHEAT IN DEMAND

The notice in THE WATCH TOWER of June 15 that Brother Bohnet has "miracle wheat" in abundance now, and that he will sell it at $1 per pound and donate the entire proceeds to our Tract Fund, has brought in many orders. These will be filled between August 15 and September 1. No limit as to supply has been noted. Sent by Express, prepaid, the price will be twenty-two pounds for $20; fifty-five pounds for $50; larger quantities at the latter rate. The merits of this wheat over the common variety have been mentioned in previous issues of THE WATCH TOWER. [page 226]

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BETHEL HYMNS FOR AUGUST

After the close of the hymn the Bethel Family listens to the reading of "My Vow Unto the Lord," then joins in prayer. At the breakfast table the MANNA text is considered. Hymns for August follow: (1) 145; (2) 299; (3) 99; (4) 108; (5) 110; (6) 270; (7) 41; (8) 293; (9) 12; (10) 230; (11) 170; (12) 114; (13) 95; (14) 307; (15) Vow; (16) 123; (17) 176; (18) 109; (19) 273; (20) 333; (21) 222; (22) 160; (23) 152; (24) 137; (25) 312; (26) 267; (27) 9; (28) 7; (29) 259; (30) 281; (31) 46.

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r4859 VIEWS FROM THE WATCH TOWER
r4861 DENVER TO PORTLAND AND HOMEWARD CONVENTIONS
r4864 THE CHURCH NOT A PART OF THE RANSOM
r4865 BLESSED ARE THE PERSECUTED
r4866 DARK PROPHECIES FULFILLED
r4867 "OVERTURNED UNTIL HE COME"
r4867 INTERESTING QUESTIONS

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INTERNATIONAL BIBLE STUDENTS ASSOCIATION CONVENTION

MOUNTAIN LAKE PARK, MD., SEPT. 1 TO 11, 1911

ROUND TRIP RAILROAD RATES GRANTED

Mt. Lake Park, Md., is a well-known Summer Resort where Camp Meetings, Bible Conferences, etc., are frequently held. It is located in the top of the Allegheny Mountains, on the Baltimore & Ohio Railroad. Naturally the B.&O.R.R. offer the best rates, consequently visitors do best in purchasing the round-trip tickets via this road. Fortunately it is an extensive system, extending from Philadelphia in the East to St. Louis, Chicago and Cleveland in the West, and passing through many important cities. We quote below the special rates granted by the B.&O.R.R. Those residing at other points should consider the advisability of buying regular tickets to B.&O.R.R. stations, and there purchasing "I.B.S.A." Excursion tickets. Should your ticket agent not know of the special rates quoted below, ask him to inquire of his General Passenger Agent at his earliest possible convenience:--

DELAWARE Laurel...................... 7.10
Newark.....................$9.10 Mt. Airy.................... 6.10
Wilmington................. 9.45 Relay....................... 7.10
Rockville................... 6.10
DISTRICT OF COLUMBIA Rohersville................. 5.05
Washington................. 6.60 Sykesville.................. 6.40
Washington Grove............ 5.95
ILLINOIS Washington Junction......... 5.05
Chicago....................15.50
NEW YORK
INDIANA New York City
Auburn Junction............13.05 (Through us)...............12.90
Aurora.....................11.85
Garrett....................13.10
OHIO
Jeffersonville.............14.35 Akron....................... 8.15
Lawrenceburg...............11.75 Athens...................... 6.40
New Albany.................14.35 Barnesville................. 5.95
Seymour....................13.65 Bellaire.................... 4.87
Wellsboro..................15.10 Blanchester................. 9.95
Cambridge................... 6.65
KENTUCKY Canal Dover................. 7.05
Louisville.................14.35 Canton...................... 8.15
Chicago Junction............ 9.40
MARYLAND Chillicothe................. 8.20
Aberdeen................... 8.30 Cincinnati..................11.10
Annapolis.................. 7.60 Cleveland................... 9.00
Baltimore.................. 7.40 Columbus.................... 8.75
Barnesville................ 5.60 Cuyahoga Falls.............. 8.15
Bradshaw................... 7.90 Defiance....................11.95
Brunswick.................. 4.90 Deshler.....................11.20
Cumberland................. 1.80 Dundas...................... 7.20
Ellicott City.............. 6.95 Elyria...................... 9.25
Frederick.................. 5.50 Fostoria....................10.50
Gaithersburg............... 5.95 Gallipolis.................. 7.95
Germantown................. 5.80 Girard...................... 8.15
Hagerstown................. 5.50 Grafton..................... 9.00
Havre de Grace............. 8.30 Greenfield.................. 8.90
Hyattsville................ 6.80 Hamden...................... 7.35
Keedysville................ 5.20 Hillsboro...................10.55

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Jackson.................... 7.70 Foxburg..................... 8.90
Kent....................... 8.15 Hyndman..................... 2.20
Lorain..................... 9.45 Johnstown................... 4.60
Loveland...................10.40 McKeesport.................. 5.85
Mansfield.................. 9.40 Meyersville................. 2.90
Marietta................... 5.30 New Castle.................. 7.65
Massillon.................. 7.55 Philadelphia................10.20
Medina..................... 8.60 Pittsburg................... 6.30
Midland City............... 9.80 Scott Haven................. 5.35
Monroeville................ 9.75 Uniontown................... 4.25
Mount Sterling............. 9.15 Washington.................. 5.70
Mount Vernon............... 8.90 West Newton................. 5.40
Newark..................... 8.15
New Philadelphia........... 7.05 VIRGINIA
Portsmouth................. 9.00 Norfolk.....................10.60
Ravenna.................... 8.15 Old Point Comfort...........10.60
Sabina..................... 9.45 Portsmouth..................10.60
Sandusky...................10.20 Strasburg Junction.......... 6.35
Shelby..................... 9.40 Winchester.................. 5.75
Sterling................... 8.25
Tiffin.....................10.15 WEST VIRGINIA
Uhrichsville............... 6.75 Berkeley Springs............ 3.75
Warren..................... 8.15 Cameron..................... 3.90
Warwick.................... 7.90 Charlestown................. 5.05
Washington C.H............. 9.15 Clarksburg.................. 2.40
Wellston................... 7.40 Fairmont.................... 2.45
West Farmington............ 8.55 Grafton..................... 1.75
Wilmington................. 9.80 Harpers Ferry............... 4.70
Youngstown................. 8.15 Huntington.................. 8.80
Zanesville................. 7.40 Kenova...................... 9.05
Mannington.................. 2.95
PENNSYLVANIA Martinsburg................. 4.15
Berlin..................... 3.30 Morgantown.................. 3.30
Braddock................... 6.00 Moundsville................. 4.40
Butler..................... 7.55 Parkersburg................. 4.85
Chester.................... 9.85 Point Pleasant.............. 7.50
Connellsville.............. 4.65 Shenandoah Junction......... 4.45
Ellwood City............... 7.65 Wheeling.................... 4.75

Other railroads have granted our Convention round-trip tickets for one fare and a half. These tickets are straight and require no validation or stamping at destination. Some railroads grant a "Summer Tourist Excursion" rate to Mt. Lake Park from distant points, such as California, Texas, etc. Inquire fully before purchasing tickets.

Chicago friends expect to have a special train. There will quite probably be a special car from St. Louis, Mo., and other large cities--Pittsburg, Cleveland, etc. Boston friends expect to come to New York by boat, here to join New York City Delegation on a special train, due to leave New York City Thursday morning, August 31. Bring with you plenty of warm clothing.

For particulars re board and lodging see second page.

B.&O.R.R. folders, with Convention Program, we will supply on request.

Address all communications to "Entertainment Committee, I.B.S.A.," 17 Hicks St., Brooklyn, N.Y.

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