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SEMI-MONTHLY
VOL. XXV. MAY 1, 1904 No. 9.
CONTENTS

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Views From the Watch Tower........................131
College Education Anti-Christian..............131
The Search for God............................131
Calls Scriptures Intolerant Lies..............132
A Minister's Indictment of His
Profession..................................133
France Freeing Herself from
Romanism....................................134
When Did the Stone Strike?....................134
"Bring Forth the Best Robe and
Put It on Him"..............................135
Only the Humble Shall be Exalted..................138
The Last Supper...................................141

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GENERAL CONVENTION, LOS ANGELES, CAL., MAY 7,8,9.

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All sessions of the Convention will be held in Elks Hall, 231 S. Spring St. Visiting friends who desire accommodations secured for them should write in advance their intention to attend, stating the number in each party, the name, color and sex of each individual, and the price of accommodations desired. On account of long distance from Allegheny, applicants for accommodations should address the chairman of Committee direct., viz., Brother F. P. Sherman, 211 N. Spring St., Los Angeles, Cal.

Accommodations can be secured at 50c each for three or four persons in a room and $1.00 each for rooms for single persons or couples.

Reduced rates are available over the railroads on account of "M.E. General Conference." From points within the State of California the rate is one fare and a third for the round trip. Very Low Rates are granted from outside the State. Travellers should enquire for "General Conference Excursion Ticket." Friends arriving over the Santa Fe Railroad can reach hall by Washington St. car; and those arriving by Southern Pacific, should board yellow car marked "Arcade Depot."

Going and returning the Editor will hold several

ONE-DAY CONVENTIONS, AS FOLLOWS:

DALLAS, TEX., MAY 1.--A morning rally at 10 o'clock will be held in the Woodmen's Hall, 349 Main St. The public afternoon meeting will be held at 3 o'clock in Carnegie Hall, Public Library. Subject: "To Hell and Back! Who are there? Hope for the return of many." An evening meeting specially for the interested will take place at 7.30 in the Maccabees' Hall, 373 Main St.

AUSTIN, TEX., May 2.--Meeting for the interested at 1401 E Ave., at 7.30 p.m.

HOUSTON, TEX., MAY 3.--All meetings will be held in the Auditorium; at 10 a.m., a rally, and at 2.30 p.m. a meeting for the interested. A public meeting will be held at 7.30 p.m. Subject, "The Oath-bound Covenant."

SAN ANTONIO, TEX., MAY 4.--Morning rally, at 10 o'clock, and afternoon meeting, specially for the interested at 3 o'clock, will be held at Red Men's Hall, 219 St. Mary's St. Public meeting at 7.30 p.m. at Beethoven Hall, 418 S. Alamo St. Subject, "To Hell and Back."

SAN FRANCISCO, CAL., May 12.--Meetings will be held in Alcazar Building, O'Farrel St., between Stockton and Powell. At 2.30 a meeting specially for the interested; at 7.30 a public service--subject, "The Oath-bound Covenant."

PORTLAND, ORE., MAY 15.--All meetings in Elks Hall, Marquam Building, Sixth and Morrison Sts. Morning rally at 10 o'clock. Meeting for the interested at 2.30; and for the public at 7.30--subject, "The Oath-bound Covenant."

ST. PAUL, MINN., May 19.--Meeting place, Central Hall. At 3 p.m. for interested friends, and 7 p.m. for the public. Subject, "The Oath-bound Covenant."

MILWAUKEE, WIS., May 20.--Meeting for the interested at 2.30 p.m. at Christ Chapel, 465 Superior St.

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r3357 VIEWS FROM THE WATCH TOWER.
r3360 "BRING FORTH THE BEST ROBE AND PUT IT ON HIM."
r3362 ONLY THE HUMBLE SHALL BE EXALTED.
r3363 THE LAST SUPPER

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SEMI-MONTHLY
VOL. XXV. MAY 15, 1904. No. 10.

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CONTENTS

Views From the Watch Tower........................147
Possibilities of a European War...............147
The Essential Unity of all
Religions...................................147
Volunteer Work, 1904..............................149
"Choose Ye This Day"..............................149
How and Why Christ was
Crucified...................................155
Public Ministries of the Truth....................160
Special Items:
Editor's One-Day Conventions..................146

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LETTERS FOR THE EDITOR SHOULD BE SENT TO ALLEGHENY, PA., U.S.A.
BUSINESS COMMUNICATIONS AND REMITTANCES
--ADDRESS TO--
WATCH TOWER BIBLE & TRACT SOCIETY
"BIBLE HOUSE," 610, 612, 614 ARCH ST., ALLEGHENY, PA., U.S.A.
--OR TO--
BRITISH BRANCH--24 EVERSHOLT ST., LONDON, N.W.
GERMAN BRANCH--MIRKER STR., 45, ELBERFELD.
AUSTRALIAN BRANCH--32 JOHNSTON ST., FITZROY, MELBOURNE.

PRICE $1.00 (4S.) A YEAR IN ADVANCE, 5c (2-1/2d.) A COPY.
MONEY MAY BE SENT BY EXPRESS, BANK DRAFT, POSTAL ORDER, OR REGISTERED.
FROM FOREIGN COUNTRIES BY FOREIGN MONEY ORDERS, ONLY. SPECIAL
TERMS TO THE LORD'S POOR AS FOLLOWS:--

Those of the interested who, by reason of old age, or other infirmity or adversity, are unable to pay for the TOWER, will be supplied FREE, if they send a Postal Card each December, stating their case and requesting the paper. We are not only willing, but anxious, that all such be on our list continually.

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ONE-DAY LOCAL CONVENTIONS ADDRESSED BY THE
EDITOR OF THIS JOURNAL AS FOLLOWS:

PORTLAND, ORE., MAY 15.--All meetings in Elks Hall, Marquam Building, Sixth and Morrison Sts. Morning rally at 10 o'clock. Meeting for the interested at 2.30; and for the public at 7.30--subject, "The Oath-bound Covenant."

ST. PAUL, MINN., May 19.--Meeting place, Central Hall. At 3 p.m. for interested friends, and 7 p.m. for the public. Subject, "The Oath-bound Covenant."

MILWAUKEE, WIS., May 20.--Meeting for the interested at 2.30 p.m. at Lincoln Hall, Sixth St., off Grand Ave.

ALLEGHENY, PA., MAY 22.
INDIANAPOLIS, IND., MAY 29.
HAMILTON, ONT., JUNE 12.

OUR MOTTO STOCK EXHAUSTED.

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We are unable to supply more mottoes until our stock is replenished. We are ordering a new lot from Great Britain, which will be in place about November. Hold your orders until further announcement.

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r3365 VIEWS FROM THE WATCH TOWER.
r3366 VOLUNTEER WORK, 1904.
r3366 "CHOOSE YE THIS DAY."
r3369 HOW AND WHY CHRIST WAS CRUCIFIED.

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