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DR. PETER PRICE and SOCIALISM.

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DR. PETER PRICE and SOCIALISM. At Ebenezer, Trecynon, on Tuesday evening, under the auspices of the Peace Propaganda Society, a well-at- tended meeting was held. The Rev. James Jones, Cwmdare, presided, and introduced to the gathering the Rev. Peter Price, B.A., D.D., Rhos, who spoke on the "Kingdom of Heaven." He remarked that God had ordained enough bread for all, and if there were some who did not get enough it was because others got too much. How- ever, man could not live on bread alone. He was a spiritual being with great possibilities and responsibilities. The present social discontent was divine. It was Christian in its origin if not always in its methods. Everywhere saiti to-day, "J am not a tool, not a machine." The speaker strongly cri- ticised Sir Henry Junes' marks of false Socialism." He (the speaker) had called the Investiture at Carnarvon "a tin show but a trenchant one." What we wanted was not royalty but royal manhood. No principles were more abused than those of Socialism. Dow- lais, where he lived many years, was regarded as a hotbed of Socialism, but he had met there some of the finest characters he had ever seen. One of them was Mr. John Davies, miners' agent. Mr. Davies was one of the oc- cupants of the "set fawr" in Bethan- ia, Dowlais. And if the other deacons were all like John Davies he (Mr. Price) would never have left that church. But there were rackrenters there. He was elated when told the other day that the name of Keir Hardie was still revered in Aberdare. He was glad that some of the men of Aber- dare were strong enough to strike out for the freedom of conscience. There could never be a better opportunity to be brotherly than the present one. Per- sonally he was a greater believer in ori- ginal goodness than in original sin. We were no longer patrons but men, no longer nations but humanity. So long as we had frontiers we would have jealousies, and as long as we had jeal- ousies there would be wars. There could be no munition factory in the kingdom of heaven. We could not save the world by destroying it. Christ- ianity was essential to the social move- ment. Jesus Christ's method was re- formation rather than revolution, ex- cept when revolution was deemed neces- sary to establish a, brotherhood on earth. At the close the Chairman remarked that it would be well to have more of Christ on the District Council, on the Tribunal and in Parliament.

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