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ENDORSED BY THE MEDICAL PROFESSION OF UNITED STATES, GREAT BRITAIN AND GERMANY AND EMPLOYED BY THE INSANE, INEBRIATE AND GOVT. ПOSPITALS AND THE ARMY AND NAVY OF THE UNITED STATES.
SOOCHOW HOSPITAL, SOOCHOW, CHINA, February 25th, 1885.
I have used Valentine's Meat-Juice with most gratifying results in several cases A CASE OF POST-PARTUM HEMMORRHAGE-Lady aged 35; lost an quantity of blood; hemmorrhage was checked, but patient sank rapidly from exhaustion; stimulants only gave temporary relief, on account of inability to replace lost blood. Gave a mixture of Meat-Juice and water, 1 to 12, two tea-spoonfuls every ten minutes. Patient revived, pulse reappeared, respiration less sighing and more regular; and by continuing the treatment until two bottles had been taken, she was restored, and is to-day a hearty, healthy woman.
He also gives a case of cholera-infantam, and adds:
In both cases the peculiar merit of the Meat-Juice lay in its being able to supply a circulating medium as near in character to the blood as can be well obtained. In the case of other preparations, more or less of digestion is necessary before assimilation can take place; this is not so with Valentine's Meat-Juice, it is ready for osmosis whether in the stomach, upper or lower bowel. It is an excellent thing to give by rectal enema, with or without brandy.
The Meat-Juice contains much nourishment, is readily absorbed, is very palatable and is not greasy. I use it daily in hospital and private practice, and feel that I cannot recommend it too highly.
WALTER R. LAMBUTH, Surgeon-in-Charge, Soochow Hospital
CAUSES DIGESTION OF THE FOOD.
15th, 1883, "I would advise every country practitioner to al. ways carry in ob. A stetric cases a bottle of VALENTINE'S MEATJCICE."
Washington, D.C. I have used largely VALENTINE'S MEATJUICE and consider it the best of these (meat) preparations.
The result of an Original
Process of Preparing Meat, one tea-spoonful of the and extracting its Juice, by Preparation in two or three which the elements of nutri-table-spoonfuls of cold or tion (most important to life) THE USE OF HOT WATER noderately warm water. are obtained in a state ready changes the character of the fer immediate absorption. preparation.
GIVES TONE TO THE STOMACH.
It was used by the late lamented President Garfield, during his long illness and he derived great benefit from its use. ROBERT REYBURN, M.D.
"For excellence of
The Opportunity of Educated Christian Chinese Young Men at the Present Time.
Annual Address before the Graduating Class of the Peking University, 5th June, 1894
BY REV. H. BLODGET, D.D.
ET us imagine some one of the early descendants of the patriarch Noah moving eastward and still eastward across the desert steppes of Asia, onward across the Mongolian plateau, and after long and toilsome journeys, great hardships, dangers and sufferings from the perils of the way, the lack of food and water, the fierce wild beasts, reaching at length the range of mountains which separates the great plain of China from the pasture lands of the North. Gradually with adventurous spirit and undaunted courage he wends his way with a few chosen companions. and trusty servants through mountain defiles until at length, discerning some lofty peak, as that now known as P'an-shan, he climbs with slow and cautions step, yet with eager heart, to its summit to prospect from that point his onward journey.
What a prospect here bursts upon his vision. The great plain of Eastern Asia, six hundred miles in length from north to south, varying in breadth from two hundred to five hundred miles, extending from the eastern sea to the western hills, covered with most magnificent forests, its surface interspersed with broad lakes and noble rivers filled with fish of every sort, all of it uninhabited, except by numerous beasts of prey, by wild fowl and birds of sweetest song.
What a work is here for this pioneer with his associates and their descendants. They are to establish themselves in this vast plain, subdue its forests, drain its marshes, confine its rivers in well made dikes, cultivate its soil and form here a great and
powerful nation, while regions beyond to the south and to the west beckon them on to still higher and grander achievements.
Even so the educated Christian young men of China at the present day come forward to their noble task. A great nation stands before them, the greatest on the face of the earth, to be taught the Christian faith and to be made to share in its abundant blessings for this life and the life to come.
True, indeed, they have not to lay the foundations of social order and civil government; they are in the midst of a civilized nation. The family relation is here. From the earliest times it has been taught and its duties insisted upon. A well organized state is here. Its foundations were laid in high antiquity by master minds of kings and sages, and it now holds under its sway, with a good degree of security for life and property, a larger number of human beings than have ever before been united under one body politic. The greatest product of the Chinese mind is her civil government. Some of its provisions Western nations have been glad to copy, and it affords an interesting and instructive study to statesmen of every land.
Many of the arts and appliances of civilized life are here. Indeed it is doubtful if any one of the ancient nations possessed these in a higher degree.
A language and a literature, marvelous for their antiquity, variety and extent, are here, and also a system of civil service founded on public examinations quite unknown to other nations, but which in China has been in use for many centuries. By this system the empire, as regards education, becomes one grand school, having the classics for its text books and the emperor for its Head Master.
It is in a nation thus highly advanced in civilization and culture that the foundations of the kingdom of God are to be laidthat kingdom which is not of this world, which is within the hearts of men, which transforms both heart and life, which stands in the knowledge and love of God and Jesus Christ His Son, whose fruits appear in righteousness, peace and joy in the Holy Ghost, which will destroy all forms of error and superstition and will endure for ever and for evermore.
One word just here at the outset. The Lord Jesus said: "I am not come to destroy, but to fulfill." Nothing which is good and true in China, whether in the family relations, or in social life, in the civil government, or in the various beliefs and maxims of men, will ever be destroyed, or put out of the way. God is in such things. They must remain and be perfected. The moulds of goodness and truth must be filled with lives of goodness and truth, and these
lives must overflow into yet other moulds of larger design and higher scope. Let then no honest lover of his country, no lover of that which is true and good and right fear the coming of the Gospel of Christ. Rather let him hail its approach. It is salt, it is light, it is truth, it is love.
What then is the opportunity of educated young men who represent this Gospel in China, and wherein consists the rare excellence of this opportunity?
I. It is the opportunity to teach the most noble truths which can enter the minds of men; to teach of that God who is infinitely exalted above all gods, who existed before all, who created the heavens and the earth and all things, who is over all, in all and through all, and is possessed of all knowledge, power, truth and goodness; to teach God's way of saving men by the incarnation, sufferings, death and resurrection of Jesus Christ His Son, and thus to meet and answer the profoundest questions which have ever agitated the minds of sages and philosophers, and to satisfy the deepest yearnings of the human heart. There is deliverance from sin, sorrow, suffering, death. Here are better things than Confucianist, Buddhist or Taoist ever dreamed of. Life and immortality are brought to light through the Gospel.
Here, too, are unlimited blessings for the life that now is. By teaching the doctrine of one God, one designing mind who formed and governed all things according to His own wise counsel, the foundation is laid for scientific' study and research, for discoveries and inventions, for unlimited progress in all that pertains to the dignity and well-being of man in this world.
This appears from two considerations. First, the belief in one God, who was before all and by whom all things were made, is a great stimulus and inspiration to the mind to search out the thoughts of God and to discover His ways in nature as also in his providential government. Second, the effect of Christianity upon the mind itself in awaking its dormant powers to activity, in kindling new aspirations, in imparting a new love of truth and quickness in its discernment, renders it a more fit instrument for scientific study and for the application of the laws of God in nature to the advantages of human life. These effects are seen even in those who do not personally share in the good which the Gospel brings.
II. The opportunity is one of laboring for the welfare of great numbers of men. There is inspiration in the thought that what one does is not confined in its results to a few, but reaches to many, to those whom we can never see or know, to after-times and generations. We honor indeed those who labor for the inhabitants