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The New Century

Hymnal

for Church Services, Prayer meetings,
Young People's Meetings, Sunday Schools

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PUBLISHERS' NOTICE

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The New Century Hymnal

Edited by WILL L. THOMPSON
A Gospel Hymn Book for the Millions of Christian

Workers of all Denominations

The New Century Hymnal contains 240 pages of the most beautiful and useful Gospel Hymns that have been written up to this date. Including 10 pages of carefully selected responsive readings, etc.

“ In the Multitude of Counsellors there is Safety." The selections in The New Century Hymnal piece was named. The result of this vote are the result of an almost unanimous response cannot but be of the greatest interest to all from 10,000 circular letters which we sent to lovers of good music in the Sunday-School ministers and Sunday School music leaders and church. throughout the United States.

We found a great difference of opinion as to The following copy of the letter will show the usefulness of many of the so-called sentiwhat may be expected from the book : mental Gospel songs, but we were glad to find

a large demand for the higher grade, purely My Dear Sir : I am writing and compiling a new devotional hymns. Some of our most influential in the book to be choice, I am asking 10,000 of the ministers wrote, “ Leave out the trash and leading ministers, Sunday-School superintendents and give us the grand old hymns." We all know music leaders to write me a list of five favorites. there are thousands of so-called Gospel songs Will you kindly (on the enclosed postal card) let me

words and
know what five pieces your school and other gather- that are absolutely worthless
ings use with greatest enjoyment? A large number of music—but the pieces that stand fire and are
the collections now published contain a few good singa: adopted by Christian workers from Maine to
ble pieces and a great many very ordinary ones that California must certainly have merit. All the
our people do not take to.
adopted, I hope to get 10,000 lists of only the favorites selections will not suit all the people, but they
- boiled down, and when we are through with themi ble of judging. The only indulgence we ask
These lists will be carefully gone over, compared and represent the demands of those who are capa-
you may be assured every piece will be popular with is for the 20 or more new pieces by the editor.
Sunday Schools and gospel meetings.

These being new, were not included in the
Yours Truly, etc.

voting contest, but we hope they may be found
As the responses to these letters came in we useful.
made a list of the pieces voted for and kept Give the book a careful examination and
careful tally on the number of times each you will be sure to adopt it for your work.

PRICES
35 cents each, by mail, postpaid.
$3.75 per dozen, by mail, postpaid.
$3.25 per dozen, by express, not prepaid.
$12.50 for 50, by express, not prepaid.

$25.00 for 100, by express, not prepaid.
For Home MISSIONS.-With every order for 100 books, ordered direct from us, we will, if requested, send
ten extra books free, with the understanding that these ten books are to be given to some mission church or
school. This is not in any way to be considered as a reduction from the above prices, as the books cannot be
sold for less than $25.00 per hundred, but is a gift by the editor for the benefit of mission churches.

Address orders to

W. L. Thompson & Co.
Music Publishers

East Liverpool, Ohio

The

New Century Hymnal.

No. 1. I REMEMBER CALVARY.

Rev. W. MARTIN.

J. M. BLACK.

1. Where He may lead me I will go, For I have learned to trust Him so,
2. 0 I de-light in His command, Love to be led by His dear hand,
3. On-ward I go, nor doubt nor fear, Hap-py with Christ, my Sav-iour near,

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And I re- mem ber 'twas for me, That He was slain on
His di- vine will is sweet to me, Hallowed by blood-stain’d Cal - va - ry.
Trust-ing that I some day shall see Je-sus my Friend of

Cal - va- ry.

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No. 2

LIVE A LIFE OF SUNSHINE.

J. HARRY CROSSLEY.

A. T. GOODSELL.

1. All our life is joy - ous, all the way is bright, For the Sav-iour's
2. Storm - y clouds may gath-er, wild the tem- pest blow, But with-in, my
3. When the sun-sbine en ters, dark-ness flees way, Doubts and fears are

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No. 3. WILL THERE BE ANY STARS?
"And they that be wise shall shine as the brightness of the firmament; and they that

turn many to righteousness, as the stars."-BAN. 12: 3.
E. E. HEWITT.

JNO. R. SWENEY.

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