The Sioux County journal. (Harrison, Nebraska) 1888-1899, June 13, 1895, Image 1

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    The Sioux County Journal
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Ha PrMcbtt to the Thirteenth Begrl-int-Jeabua
the Soldier end Hero
The Crowing of the Jordan The
Oreat Victory The Muriel.
The Oreat Soldier.
Id Cte Brooklyn Embury Memorial
Church Urge audience assembled Bun
day evening to listen to the annual ser
mon of Chaplain T. De Witt Talwage of
the Thirteenth Hegluieut, '. G. S. N. Y.
The members of the regiment oexupied the
body of the church. Ir. Talmsae chose
for his subject, 'The Greatest Soldier of
all Time," the teit being Joshua, i., 5,
"There snail not any man be able to stand
before thee all the daya of thy life."
The "gallant Thirteenth." aa this regi
ment ia generally and appropriately called,
haa gathered to-night for the worship of
God and to bear the annual aenuou. And
flrat 1 look with hearty salutation into the
facea of the veterans, who. though now
not in active service, have the same patri
otic and military enthusiasm which char
acterized them, when, in IWtt. they bade
farewell to home and loved ones and start
ed for the field and risked all they held
dear on earth for the re-establishment of
the falling United State Government.
"All that a man hath will he give for his
life." and Toll showed yourselves willing
to give your lives. We hail you! We
thank you! We bless you, the veterans of
the Thirteenth. Nothing can ever rob you
of the houor of having been soldier in one
of the most tremendous wars of all his
tory, a war with Grant and Sherman and
Hancock and Kheridnn and Farragut on
one aide and Iee and Stonewall Jackson
and liongstreet and Johnston on the oth
ed. As In Greek assemblies, when Keak
ers would rouse the audience, they shout
ed "Marathon!" so If I wanted to stir you
to acclamation, I would only need to speak
the words, "Iiokuut Mountain," "Cban
cellorsville." "Gettysburg." And though
through the passage of years you are for
ever free from duty of enlistment, If Eu
ropean nations should too easily and too
quickly forget the Monroe doctrine and
aet aggressive foot uion this continent, I
think your ankle would be nipple again,
and your arms would grow strong again,
and your eye would 1 keen enough to fol
low the stars of the old flag wherever they
might lead.
The Hero of the Text.
And next I greet the colonel and his
taff and all the officers and men of this
regiment. It ha been an eventful year in
' Vitory. If never before, Brooklyn
' 'appreciate something of the value of its
armories and the Importance of the men
who there drill for the defense and safety
of the city. The blessing of God be upon
all of you. rny comrade of the Thirteenth
regiment! And looking about for a sub
ject that might be most helpful and inspir
ing for yon, and our veteran here assem
bled, and the citizens gathered to-night
with their good wishes, I have concluded
to bold up before you the greatest soldier
of all lime-Joshua, the hero of my text.
tt wan a muk'tiitii-eiit tighter, but he
always fought on the right side, and he
never fought unless Uul lom nun 10 ngiu.
lo my text he gels his military equipment,
and one would think it must have been
plumed helmet for the brow, greaves of
brass for the feet, habergeon for the
breast. "There shall not any man be able
to stand before thee all the dnys of thy
life" "Oh." you say. "nnybody could
have coursgc with such a bin king up as
that." Why. my friends. I have to ti
you that the God of the universe and the
Chieftain of eternity promises 10 no juxi
as much for us as for him. All the re
sources of eternity are pledged in our be
half. If we to out in the service of God,
and no more tllim that was offered to
Joshua. God fulfilled this promise of my
text, although Joshua's iirst battle was
with the spring freshet, and the next with
a atone wall, ami the next lending on a
rociment of whipped cowards, and the
next battle, against darkness, wheeling
thp sun and the moon into his battalion:
and the last against the king of terrors,
death five great victories.
" Forward, March!"
For the most part when the general of
an armv starts out in a conflict he would
like to have a small battle in order that h
inav g't his courage up and he may rally
his troops and get them drilled for greater
conflicts; but this first undertaking of
Joshua was greater than the leveling of
Fort I'lilaski, or the thundering down of
Gibraltar, or the overthrow of the H.islilc.
It was the crossing of the Jordan at the
time of the spring freshet. The snow of
Mount 1-chnnon had just been melting and
they poured down into the valley, and the
whole vniley wa a raging torrent, the
('ammiiites stand on n;ie bank and they
look ucross and see Joshua and the Israel
lies, ami they laugh ami say, "Aha! aha!
they cannot disturb us until the freshets
fall; it is impossible for them to reach us."
ISut after awhile they iook ncross the wa
ter and they see a, .movement in the army
of Joshua. They say: "What's the matter
now? Why, there must be a panic among
these troop, and they are going to fly, or
perhaps they are going to try to march
across the river Jordan, Joshua I a luna
tic." Itut Joshua, the chieftain of the
text, looks at hi army and cries, "For
ward march!" and they tnrt for thp bank
of the .Ionian.
One mile ahead go two priest carrying
n glittering box four feet long and two
feet wide. It ia the ark oLthe covenant
And they come down, and no sooner do
they just touch the rim of the water with
their feet than by an almighty fiat Jordan
liarta. The array of Joshua marches right
on without Retting their feet wet over the
bottom of the river, a path of chalk and
broken shell and pebble, until they get
to the otber bank. Then they lay hold of
the oleander and tamarisk and wJllows
and pull themselves up bank thirty or
forty feat high. And having gained the
other bank they clap their ahlelda and
their cymbal and alog the praise of the
God of Jaahua.
Hut no sooner have they reached the
bank then the water begin to dash and
roar, and with a terrific ruah they break
loose from their atrange anchorage. Out
yonder they have stopped; thirty mile up
yonder they halted. On ttil aide the wa
ters roll off toward the salt sea. But a
the hand of the Lord God I taken away
from the thu uplifted waters water
perhap uplifted half a mile a the Al
mighty hand 1 taken away, those water
rush down, and aome of the unbelieving
Israelite say: "Ala, alas, what a mis
fortune! Why could not those water
have staid parted? Because perhaps we
may want to go back. O Lord, we are en
gaged in a risky buine. Those Canaao
ite may eat us up. How If we want to
go back? Would it not have been a more
complete miracle if the Iord had parted
the waters to let us come through and
kept them parted to let ug go back if we
are defeated?" My friends, God make
no provision for a Christian' retreat. He
clear the path all the way to Caiman. To
go hack is to die. The same gatekeeper
that swing back the amethystine and
crystalline gate of the Jordan to let Israel
pass through now swing Bhut the amethys
tine and crystalline gate of the Jordan to
keep the Israelite from going back. I
declare it in your hearing to-day, victory
ahead, water forty feet deep in the rear.
Triumph ahead, Canaan ahead; behind
you death and darkness and woe and hell.
But you say, "Why didn't those Cannan
itea, when they had such a splendid chance
standing on the top of the bank thirty or
forty feet high, completely demolish those
poor Israelites down in the river?" I will
tell you why. God had made a promise
and he was going to keep it. "There shall
not any man be able to stand before the
all the days of thy life."
The Btorming of Jericho.
But this is no place for the host to stop.
Joshua give the command, "Forward,
march! In the distance there is a long
grove of tret, and at the end of the grove
is a city. It ia a city of arbors, a city
with walls seeming to reach to the heav
ens, to buttress the very sky. It is the
great nietrosdis that commands the moun
tain pas. It ia Jericho. That city was
afterward captured by I'ompey, and It
was afterward captured by Herod the
Great, and it was afterward captured by
the Mohammedans, but this campaign the
Iord plans. There shall be no swords, no
shields, no battering ram. There shall be
only one weapon of war, ami that a rain's
horn. The horn of the slain mm was
sometimes taken, and holes were punctur
ed in it, and then the musician would put
the Instrument to his lips, and he would
run his lingers over this rude musical in
strument and make a great deal of sweet
harmony for the people. That was the
only kind of weapon. .Seven priests were
to take these rude rustic musical instru
ments, and they were to go around the
city every day for six days once a day
for six day, and then on the seventh day
they were to go around blowing these rude
musical instrument seven times, and then
at the close of the seventh blowing of the
ram's lrus on the seventh day the pero
ration of the whole scene was to be a
shout, at which those great walls should
tumble from capstone to base.
The seven priests with the rude musical
instruments pass all around the city walls
on the Iirst day, und a failure. Not mi
much a a piece of plaster broke loose from
the wall not so much as a loosened rock,
not so much ns a pioce of mortar lost from
Its place. "There," say the unbelieving
Israelites, "didn't I tell you so? Why,
those ministers are fools. The idea of
going around the city with those musical
instruments; ami expecting in that way to
destroy it! Joshua has been spoiled; h
thinks because hi' has overthrown and de
stroyed the spring freshet he con over
throw the stone wall. Why, it l not
philosophic. Ilnn't you see there is no re
hitioii between the blowing of these uinsi
en I instruments and the knocking down of
the wall? It isn't philosophy." And I
suppose there were many wiseacres who
stood with their brows knitted, and with
the forefinger of the right hand to the
foreliuger of the left hand, arguing it all
out, and showing it was not possible that
such a cause should produce such an ef
fect. And I suppose that night in the en
campment there was plenty of philosophy
and caricature, and if Joshua had been
nominated for any high military Nsition
he would not have got many votes
Joshua's stock was down. The second
day the priesls blowing the musical instru
meiits go around the city, and a failure
Third day, and a failure; fourth day, and
a failure; lifth day, and a failure; sixth
day, and a failure. The seventh day
comes, the climacteric day. Joshua is up
early ill the morning and examines the
troops, walks till around about, looks at
the city wall. The priesls start to nuikr
the circuit of the city. They go all around
once, all around twice, three times, four
times, five times, six times, seven times,
and a failure.
The Falling WoIIh.
There Is only one more thing to do, and
that Is to utter a great shout. I si-e the
Israelltish army straightening themselves
up, tilling their lungs for a vociferation
such as was never heard before and never
heard after. Joshua feels that the hour
has come, and he cries out to his host
"Shout, fur the Iord hath given you the
city !" All the people begin to cry, "1 own,
Jericho, down, Jericho!" and the long line
of solid masonry begins to quiver and to
move and to rock. Stand from under.
She falls. Crash go the walls, the tcin-
n'.e. the towers, the palaces; the air Is
blackened with the dust. The huzza of
the victorious Israelites and the groan of
the conquered CiiuiiBiiites commingle, and
Joshua standing there In the debris of the
wall hears a voice saying, "There shall not
any mini be able to stand before thee all
the day of thy life.
But Joshua's troops may not halt here
The command i, "Forward, march!"
There 'I the city of A I; It must be taken.
How shall It be taken? A scouting party
come back and says, "Johna, we can do
that without you; It I going to be a very
easy job; you Just stay hero while we go
and capture It." They march witn a small
regiment in front of that city. The men
of Al look at them and give one yell, and
the Israelite run like reindeers. The
northern troops at Bull Run did not make
uch rapid time as these Israelites with
the Canaaultes after tiem. . They never
cut such a sorry figure as when they were
on the retreat. Anybody that goes out In
the battles of God with only half a force.
Instead of your taking the men of Al, the
men of Ai will take you. Look at the
church of God on the retreat. The Borne
slan cannibals ate up M union, the mli
lonsry. "Fall back," aaid a great many
Chriatlan people. "Fall back, oh, Church
of God! Borneo will never be taken.
Don't you see the Bornesian cannibal
have eaten up Munson, the missionary T"
Tyndall deliver hi lecture at the Univer
sity of Glasgow, and a great many good
people ay: "Fall back, oh. Church of
God! Don't you see that Christian phil
osophy is going to be overcome by worldly
philosophy? Fall back!" Geology plunges
it crowbar into the mountains, and there
are a great many people who aay: "Sci
entific investigation ia going to overthrow
the Mosaic account of the creation. Fall
back!" Friends of God have never any
right to fall back.
Joshua in the Dust.
Joshua falls on his face in chagrin. It I
the only time you ever see the back of hi
head. He falls on hi face and begin to
whine, and be say: "O Lord God, where
fore hast thou at all brought this people
over Jordan to deliver u into the hand of
the Amorite, to destroy us? Would to
God we hail been content and dwelt on
the other side of Jordan! For the Canaan
iles and all the inhabitants of the land
shall hear of it and shall environ us round
and cut off our name from the earth."
I am very glad Joshua said that. Before
it seemed ns if he were a supernatural be
ing, and therefore could not l m exam
ple to us, but I find he is a man, he is only
man. Just aa sometimes you find a
man under severe opposition, or in a bad
state of physical health, or worn out with
overwork, lying down and sighing about
everything tx'ing defeated. I am encour
aged when I hear this cry of Joshua as he
lies in the dust.
God comes and rouses him. How does
he rouse him? By complimentary apos
trophe? No. He says: "Get thee up.
Wherefore liest thou upon thy face?"
Joshua rises, and, I warrant you, with a
mortified look. But his old courage comes
back. The fact was that was not his but
tle. If he had been in it he would have
gone on to victory. He gathers his troops
around him and says, "Now let us go up
and capture the city of Ai; let us go up
right away."
They march on. He put the majority
of the troop behind a ledge of rocks in
the night, and then he sends a compara
tively small battalion up in front of the
city. The men of Ai come out with a
shout. This battalion In strategem fall
lmck and fall back, aud when all the men
of Ai have left the city und are in pursuit
of this scattered or seemingly scattered
battalion, Joshua stands on a rock I see
his locks Hying in the wind as he points
his spear toward the doomed city, and
that is the signal. The men rush out from
behind the rocks and take the city, and il
is put to the torch, und (hen these Israel
ites in Ihe city march down and the Hying
bnttalion of Israelites return, and be
tween these two waves of Israelitish
prowess the men of Ai are destroyed, and
the Israelites gain the victory, and while
I see Ihe curling smoke of Unit destroyed
city on the sky, and while I heur the huzza
of the Israelite and the groan of the (,'n
nannites, Joshua hears'sometliing louder
than it all ringing and echoing through
his soul, "There shall not any man be able
to stand before thee all the days of thy
His Btrunice Command.
But this is no place for the host of
Joshua to stop. "Forward, march!" crie
Joshua to the troops. There is the city of
Gibeon. It has put itself under the pro-
lection of Joshua. They sent wold, "There
ure five kings after us; they nre going to
destroy us; send troops quick; send us
help right away." Joshua has a three
days' march more than double quick. On
Ihe morning of the third day he Is before
the enemy. There are two long lines of
battle. The battle opens with great slaugh
ter, but the 'iinaanitcs soon discover
something. They say: "That is Joshua;
that is Ihe limn who conquered the spring
freshet and knocked down the stone wall
and destroyed the city of Ai. There is
no use lighting." And they sound a re
Ireat, and as they begin to retreat Joshua
and his host spring upon them like a pan
ther, pursuing lliern over the rocks, and
ns these 'anaanites. with sprained ankle i
and gashed foreheads retreat the cntnpii t
of the sky pour u volley of hailstone into
the valley, and u 11 Ihe artillery of the
heavens with bullets of iron pounds the
('annanilos against the ledges of Beth
"Oh," says Joshua, "this is surely a vie
tory!" "But do you not see the sun Is
going down? Those Anuorites are going
to get away after ull, and they will come
up some other time and bother us and
perhaps destroy us." See. the sun is going
down. Oh, for a louger day than has ever
beeti seen in this clhnute! What is the
mutter with Joshua? Has he fallen in an
uiMjplcctic fit? No. He is in prayer. Look
out when ll good man makes the Ix.ird his
ally. Joshua raises hi face, radiant with
prayer, and look at the descending sun
over Gibeon and at the faint crescent of
the moon, for you know the queen of the
night sometimes will linger around the
palaces of the day, l'oiuting one hand at
the descending sun and the other hand at
the faint crescent of the moon, in the
name of that God who shaped the worlds
and moves the worlds, he cries, "Sun.
stand thou still upon Gibeon; and thou,
moon, in the valley of Ajnloii." And they
stood still. Wh"her It was by refraction
of the sun' ray or by the stopping of
the whole planetary system I do not know,
and do not car. I leave It to the Chris
tian scientists Mid the Infidel scientist
to settle tliat question, while I tell yon I
have seen the same thing. "What!" say
you, "not the sun standing still ?" Ye.
The same miracle Is performed nowaday.
The wicked do not live out half their day,
and the un seta at noon. Hut let a man
start out and battle for God, and the truth,
and agalnet ain, and the day of bis use
fulness la prolonged and prolonged and
Coats a Pretty Penny to Keep New
Style Gowns Clean Sleeves That
Have Changed the Style of Wrapa
Fur la Midsummer.
Women' Latest Wear.
York correspondence:
x, but It cost a
woman a pretty
penny Just now to
keep clean! The bil
lowy whiteness and
myriad soft ruffles
of the lawn bodices
and gowns now
worn can only be
properly cleansed
at the steam clean
I n g p 1 a c e s . The
sleeves of white
lawn and lace that
are currently styl
ish must go to the
same shop. Gloves
must visit the
cleanser's every
Week, white lawn skirts are again In
vogue for wear with summery gowns,
and that means washing.
Even when recourse Is had to dresses
of the sort this Initial depicts, and In
which the material Is a bluet taffeta
that can be worn freely without
thought of expensive cleansing, then
comes In that dreaded Item for stiffen
ing linings. Expense Is necessary at
every turn, but Is warranted If It re
sults In such a tasteful costume as
this. A novel garniture appears on the
skirt, consisting of two long sash ends
of white bengallne embroidered with
bluet silk that are drawn through
straps to "rocs In front and continue to
the back where the bodice closes, form-
Ing the belt The bodice has a yoke of
the embroidered silk and plain epau
lettes. It Is alike In back and front, the
material being taken bias to avoid too
raanj pleats at the waist
(It is a pretty fashion to make the
sleeves of a gown soft and flowing
with luce, chliToti or muslin, no matter
whether such material appears In the
rest of the dress or not Frequently the
(inly elaboration of a gown is a pair of
wonderfully draped whlteluwusloeves,
ami so we nre approaching to the fash
ion nf our grandmothers when a lady's
.Jii'vi vastly outnumbered her gowns,
und were adjusted to suit the occasion.
If this sort of thing keeps up the wash
woman's capacity will be overtaxed
find the business of cleansing will de
serve a place among the flue arts. But
as one swallow doesn't make a sum-
!ier, so a fanciful pair nf sleeoves
ocsn't of necessity constitute all the
iirnaiiii'iitatlon of an ornate, bodice,
which fact is shown plainly enough In
lie next picture. Here the stuff Is
idiowy to start with, being a black and
White striped silk, nnd Is set off by a
ilcop white satin yoke, which Isembrold
creil with spangles nnd edged with a
double ruflle of embroidered moussel
Ine de sole and a narrow niching "f
satin ribbon that may be olther blue
or white The sleeves have lace ruffles
heading long cuff. A velours belt ends
Id large bows In back.
A stcond dress of taffeta, this time In
- . t-u .-..' rvftijspi
.lis '
XfrVk 1
iff lm
ullver-gray, figured with uiowt-green,
lei the artlafa next preiif utution. This
cobtume Include two characteristic
features of the current styles the baggy-fronted
waist, and the plain skirt
swirling from the belt In faultless go
dets. These are stiffened, of course, and
lined with moas-green silk. The sleeves
eud at the elbow, and are of the sort
that make Jackets worse than useless
and assure fashlonableness to capes.
Between them at the front there ap
pears a deep square yoke of silver-gray
satin finished with bands of i?reen and
gray passementerie. The high stock
collar and the belt are made of moss-
green velvet, and the back of the bodice
Is left plain.
Another type of summer dresses has
a skirt of flowered silk, the design
matching perfectly. A bodice all soft
bagging folds Is entirely of Insertions
of lace, pieced together and draped
over white lawn that bags beneath. An
Indescribable creamy softness of effect
Is thus produced. A ruffled surplice
scarf of silk to match the ground of the
silk In the skirt Is fitted over the shoul
ders, crosses at the waist, passes to
the back and there ties, rounded spread
ing ends giving finish to the back. Such
a rig carried out with ivory lace over
white, and with dull yeljow Bilk, is
adorable for a slender young girl with
soft dark hair. Mantle drapery resem
bling In t'n.ater or loss degree that
shown In the fourth picture Is also em
ployed on bodices that accompany fig
ured flowerod skirts. Here it Is above
a plain skirt of green glace taffeta that
is perfectly tight flttlns about the hips
bin that spreads widely toward the
bottom. The fitted lining of the blouse
waist, is draped with spangled while
cliilTon, and the sleeves are of plain
chiffon with a ruffle of the green taf
feta at tfie elbows. The drapery Is of
the skirt stuff, Is alike back and front,
and is held In place . by bunched silk
Tiny rows of lace run 'up and down
and very full are the approved finish
for the daintier shirt waists and fronts,
and the former are fastened with great
flat rhinestone buttons made after the
fashion of cut steel buttons that were
lu favor not long ago. Such lndica
tios prepare the student of fashions lo
llnd shirt waists used In elaborate get
ups, and that will be the rule for the
coming hot mouths. An example of
this Is presented by the final picture
costume, which, though Including a
shirt waist and jacket that reminds of
the cut of a year ago, Is decorated sty
lishly with perforated stuff, which so
changes the otherwise simple godet
skirt n to make a practically new sort
of skirt of It Old blue cloth Is the main
fabric, and bands of ihls outline the
godets and are perforated to kIiow the
while silk underneath. Triangular bits
of this trimming show, too, at each side
of the plain front. Never and collar
are similarly ornamented, and the
whole Is so dressy that a blouse of
white chiffon or silk, or a tnllor-inade
vest Willi linen chemisette and suita
ble tie may be appropriately substi
tuted for the skirt
Copyright, 181)5.
Henry IV., the Great, of France, said
that no better book had ever been writ
ten than "Caetiar'a Commentaries,"
and that the nejtt best was the "He
treat of the Ten Thousand."
'ilsi.A-iailMt.i. I in .mat .jjt iaiOToa4 'at-.. -Mti ..
Sparrow Took It for an Enemy east
Biddled It.
Tommle Caruthers, the son of a weft.
known resident of the West End, waa
until yesterday the proud possessor ot
a kite which had been the envy of hla
playmates the whole flying seaaoo.
Tommie's grandfather brought him th
kite from Japan nearly a year ago, and
the little fellow has been keeping t
carefully housed since then, waiting for
an opportunity to mount It. It attract"
ed considerable attention on Its fink
appearance, and has been the delight of
the neighborhood ever since. In point
of fact the kite was really ft thing of
beauty, representing a big brown btrol
with spread wings of gorgeous hue.
Tesdrday while Tommle was flfUaf
his kite It struck a plane of air not
more than 50 feet up, and went skim?
merlng along on It like a real live blrdj,
now and then darting a little to right
or left, but bearing straight on till it
rested squarely over a neighboring
barnyard. Then the fun began. Th
yard was full of fowls, clucking and
scratching and nesting, and when om
of the more alert cocks spied the big
bird outspread overhead he sent th
news of danger circulating round tn
lnclosure to the tune of double-quick.
In a moment the whole lot was la
commotion. Roosters crowded, hen
cackled and squawked and gathered
their broods around them, running
hither and thither for safety. The poor
things expected every minute to be that
laat, perhaps, and were not a llttla.
astonished when the hovering bird
failed to swoop down upon them and
scatter death and destruction In their
At this stage of the gome, while th
chickens were still uncertain as to thett
ultimate fate, re-enforcements arrived
In the shape of a bevy of English spar
rows. The spry little fellows wer
game from tip to tall, and stood not
upon the order of their going either,
but lit Into the gorgeous Japanese kite
like animated hailstones pelting a
spread sail. It was fun to see the evi
dent enjoyment those sparrows took la
putting that kite to rout. They pecked
and dabbed and. tore and clawed th
poor paper wings, literally riddling th
kite before Tommle knew what wu
happening and could draw It In.
No doubt It was the easiest victory
those spunky little sorrows ever won.
Nashville Correspondent Philadel
phla Times.
Doctors in Sweden.
Sweden has doctors, but no doctors
bills. If you have occasion to call a
physician, says Sir. Thomas, in hla
"Sweden and the Swedes," you will
And him not only skillful In his profes
sion, but a highly educated and most
honorable gentleman. You will also
have another proof of the honesty of
the Swedes, and their friendly confi
dence In each other.
Swedlwh doctors send no bills to
their patientH. What you shall pay
your physician is left entirely to your
own choice. The rich pay him liberal
ly, whether they have need of his ser
vices or not. If he has been once re
tained by them. The por Pfly bIm
smail sum, and the very poor pay him
nothing. Yet he visits the poor as faith,
fully as the rich.
On the last day of the year you put
Into an envelope, addressed to your
physician, a sum of money which you
think not only sufficient to compensate
him, but in accordance with your own
position In life, and enclosing your card
with the money, sivnd the envelope by
a servant to your doctor. The servant
returns with the card of the doctor In
a sealed envelope directed to you. Thl
shows that he has received your money?"
and no word about the matter ever
passes between you.
Should you send him nothing, he will
come and prescribe for you all the next
year, and as long as you live; and ha
Is too dignified ever to say a word about
He Itemenibered His Lung.
As knowledge Increases, it become
more and more Impossible for any one
man to study everything. Those who
would master one branch of science,
must be contented to remain Ignorant
of much that It would be pleasant to
know. A singular example of absorp
tion In a chosen specialty Is furnished
by "an eminent Scotch surgeon and
professor," of whom an exchange re
lates an anecdote:
The poet Tennyson once consulted
him about some affection of the lungs,
and some years afterward went to hira
again on the same errand. On being
announced, the poet was nettled to
observe that the surgeon not only did
not remember his face, but did not even
recognise his name. He mentioned hla
former visit Still the surgeon failed
to recall him.
Then the surgeon put his ear to his
patient's chest.
"Ah," he said, "I remember you now.
I know you by your lung."
Ho knew nothing about the author
of "In Memoriam," but. he knew hla
business, and remembered perfectly
the peculiar sound of that ailing lung.
Hark for Fuel.
Krk la a favorite fuel In the north
west The evergreens of the region con-
sume quickly lu the open ureplace and
leave nothing but light ashes, but tbs)
hark of these same trees, very thtak
and heavy, burns more slowly and falls).
Into embers that give out a ratiarjnaf
heat for many hours.
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