In his message vetoing the farmers' free list bill, President Taft declares that the same reasons which impelled him to decline to sign the wool bill, controlled him in this case, and in his summary objects to it because he thinks it should not be considered until the tariff board shall make report upon the schedules it affects; because the bill is so loosely drawn as to involve the government in endless litigation and to leave the commercial community in disastrous doubt ; because it places the finished product on the free list, but retains on the dutiable list the raw material and the machinery with which such finished product is made, and thus puts at a needless disadvantage our American manufacturers; that, while purporting, by putting agricultural implements, meat, and flour on the free list, to reduce their price to the consumers, it does not do so, but only gives to Canada valuable concessions which might be used by the executive to expand reciprocity with that country in accordance with the direction of Congress.
ON a recent ocean voyage the question presented itself of how best to give to the seamen's fund.
In an article recently published in the Sentinel, there appeared this sentence: "The closed hand cannot receive.
AT the time when the rulers were accusing Christ Jesus of unlawful practices, and scheming to put him out of the way, John the Baptist, who had been cast into prison by Herod, heard of the wonderful works wrought by Jesus and which had so roused the wrath and jealousy of the rulers, and he sent messengers to inquire if he were really the Messiah, or whether they should look for another.
We often hear it said by Christian Scientists that they never really appreciated the Bible until they began to understand Christian Science.
In conversation with others recently, on the advisability and necessity of all loyal and active members of branch churches becoming members of The Mother Church, in order to receive the full privileges of membership with the "vine" over which our revered Leader has held such loving and careful supervision, the following from the <a class="tome-reference"