The Homiletic Review Volume 20

The Homiletic Review Volume 20

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can usually download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1890 edition. Excerpt: ...prohibition 47 percent. Kansas with her 1,600,000 population, has 174 in her reform school for boys. Nebraska, with her estimated population of 1,000,000 has 245 boys in her reform school. Nebraska with 600,000 less in population, has seventy-one more boys in prison than Kansas. For the purpose of comparison, we will parallel the rates of taxes in Kansas and Nebraska for the same years that we have had prohibition in Kansas: Nebraska. Kansas. 1880 assessed flj 55 1881" 85 50 1882" 97 45 1883" 81 43 1884" 76.9 45 1885" 77.2 39 1886 76.2 40 1887" 80.2 40 888" 75 34 1889" 63.3 40 The average rate in Kansas under prohibition has been 43 cents and 5 mills on the $ 100, while in Nebraska under high license it has been 56 cents and 7 mills; 13 cents and a mills lower in Kansas than in Nebraska, The rate has increased in Nebraska and decreased in Kansas; the Nebraska rate for 1880 being nearly 60 per cent, higher than in Kansas. The material prosperity in Kansas asshown by the silent records is more than 100 per cent, better than that of her high license neighbor, Nebr.iska. License of the great wickedness of the liquor traffic is not good, judged even by the test of revenue. But when rulers become "a terror to evil works,"as God meant them to be, they and their people find "righteousness profitable for the life that now is." The Civil Government and the Sabbath. For kings and all that are in authority, that we may lead a quiet and peaceable life in all godliness and honesty.--1 Tim. ii: a. Rev. Dr. E. C. Gordon, in the Presbyterian Qarterly for July, has an excellent discussion of the above subject. All will not agree with him in all particulars. The most learned and devout men...
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  • Paperback | 322 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 17mm | 576g
  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236966856
  • 9781236966858