Maoriland Worker, Volume 11, Issue 193, 25 August 1920, Page 8
Their moan slipped past you to the bitter sky, You locked the seas and lands, You thrust aside their hands, Thoir little wasted hands, And passed them by. They crept unto your knees and cried for bread. No pity broke your mind, With tears their eyes grew blind, Thoir sweet eyeballs grew blind, You numbered but their dead. Do you not know who grimly sealed your cars, That they arc cursed to bear, Who wrong of these one hair, One single, shining hair, A millstone through the years? Too lute, untender Peace, the justice that you prize, . ' Your breath-less courtesies, Your muiU-red charities, For starvelings such asf those, Alas, poor lips, poor eyes! -E.D. in "The Tablet."
Greetings. Litle Sunbeams. Send Good Thoughts to all the wrr!d. Y received a letter from a dear Jittlc Sunbeam iinvl she tells mc that she has had a bad time because she wrote io The Worfttr. There are Vome shallow people in the world. There are some, Sunbeams, who are never happy unless they are making someone else miserable. This dear girl was writing of love. Writing that Love was greater than hate. Ami she has been made to feel miserable over it. Bui Kovo! , mind, Sunbeams. Love is greater than hate! Away, away, away back in the ages, years and years and years ago, a Wan camo on Earth and preached I.ovo.
Aiui they stoned Him ami spat on Him and crucified Him. Mark, Sunbeams, because He preached Love. Nearly two thousand years ago. But Ho is more alive to-day than ever. He is, Sunbeams. He is not alive in many of the Churches, but lie is alive in the hearts of the people. And how do we know? Mceause the people are kinder to children. And He said, "A little child shall lead them." And a little child is leading them. Sunbeams, take no notice if anyone laughs at you. Take no notice if they jeer at you sending Good Thoughts. Send them. I read last week of a most wonderful discovery that has been made ,y an Indian scientist, who has invented a microscope with which one can actually see a plant growing. The instrument is composed of a single magnetic lever, which, by its movements, rotates a delicately poised needle actuating a small mirror. This 'causes ii spot of light to be reflected upon a screen, giving a magnification of from 1,000,000 to 100,000,000 times. One record shows the erratic effects Jin the growth of a plant caused by (alcohol. It is said that there is no- I Cling in the animal world that has not : been forestalled by the plant. There lis a pulsation in certain plant-tissues J which with animals is the heart-beat. Identical effects arc caused by stimu- Uants and poisons in animals and vegetables. The growth of a plant, with (he use of this microscope, can be i made subservient to the will of the grower. liy experimenting in this direction in regard to agriculture, discoveries of vast importance are likely lo be made. The inventor claims that there is no need, if his microscope is used, to wait a whole season as at present to witness the results of experiments. You see, Sunbeams, nothing seems (o be impossible to man. When I was a boy people used to laugh if you told them that some day machines would be able to talk and sing and repeat pieces of music. But we bear the phonograph every day now, and take no notice of them. People never believed, when I was a boy, that we should see photos of people that would move just as naturally as live people, but they do. Sonic day it will be known that thoughts arc things and why. We create a thought, and it must be real. * So if we create bad thoughts, the world gets sick with poison. The world has been creating bad thoughts. ' We are creating bad thoughts today. So the world is sick with poisoned limiicrVils
No one trusts anybody. And the world, Sunbeams, must be run on 'faith, or it won't run at all. The world is sick, i Love alone will cure it. Send Good Thoughts, Sunbeams. Send Good Thoughts at 9 to all the world. To all the world, Sunbeams, and to Uncle Ted. I received- a very fine letter from Sunbeam Netta of Auckland who sent mc 5/- for the Broken Hill women and children. I also received £2 from Sunbeam Lillian of Timam. Both these amounts have been sent on to our Editor anu I know they will reach the proper quarters. Thanks, Sunl/eams. I have told you about Broken Hill and we must see that they aro not allowed to starve.— UNCLE TED.