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Big Stone Gap Post (Newspaper) - October 7, 1908, Big Stone Gap, Virginia Volume Yil Accomac c. H., a. Saturday february 19 number 32 u. Q. 8turgis, off Cico a Onancock and Accomac c. Will be at court House mondays and wednesday a. Prompt attention to All business. John s. Pardons attorney at Law Accomac c. H., a. Will practice in All courts of Accomac and Northampton counties. T. B. Quinby. Attorney at Law ofllces�?accomacc.h.,and Onancock. Will be at court House wednesdays Aud court Days. Prompt attention to All business. J. W. G. Blackstone j. A. Burdick. Blackstone a Bundick actor revs a Law Accomac o. H., a. Will practice in All the state courts. Thos. W. Russell. Attorney at Law Accomac c. t a. Practices in the courts of Accomac and Northampton counties. N. B. Wescott. B. T. Gunter or. Wescott a Gunter Atto Meys at Law Foll Cess Accomac c. H., und at Home of n. B. Wescott near Mapp Burtt. Practice in All courts of the Eastern Shore of Virginia. L. Floyd Nock. Attorney at Law Aud notary Public Accomac c. a a. Will practice in All court of Accomac and Northampton counties. Prompt attention to All business. James h. Fletcher or. Att Ruev at Law a Accomac c. A. practices in All the courts of Accomac and Northampton counties. Otho f. Mears. Alto Ruey at Law Eastville Northampton county a. Will practice in the courts of eco my and Northampton. 8tewart k. Powell. Attorney at Law will practice in ail the courts of Accomac Aud Northampton counties. Folio cd Onancock a. Will he Accomac c. H., every wednesday Aud court Davs. Or. L. J. A uman80n, Onancock a. Office hours from 0 a. M., to 5 p. . B. Leatherbury Dix list a Onancock office hours from 9 a. M., to 3 p. íjhv"s7b, Ward dentist Belle Haven a. De and Crown work a specially. Office of l. F. J. Wilson Rockton ave., Greenbackville a. Notary Public general convey ulcer Aud special collector of claims special attention paid to the adjust but of foreign and other claims Homestead deeds and deeds of 1 rust Ade a specially. Correspondence Edward l. Anderson Survey ii. Ardtow2�, Northampton co., a. Polks i a a Tiyo draw Dios. Picture not a Tio Ueo in to by built Tell a Tiv How it will you when Jurvey lug Ilono promptly Aud at moderate ices. Jas. W. 1jkouuhton it son Hailwood va., general insurance a ousts. Fire. Lieu in Assurance co., of Loudon. Established 1782. Assets Over -$8,1x10,000. Fire. _ Home insurance co., of new York assets Over $9,000,000. Cush capital $3,000,000. Provident savings life of new York All communications will receive our prompt attention. Stoves stoves Blackstone amp Bell a Comack c. Va., org lists a full line of fancy articles drugs oils paints seeds &0., kept on hand at lowest prices. A. D. F. Ewell my. D. Druggist a Parksley a -1 pm Iii in drugs. Chemicals Toltl an tangy articles Fine soaps perfumes Patent medicines Combs Brush n of ally kinds Flavouring extracts syringes face powders sponges amp a. A at lowest Jsse prescriptions carefully com pounded Day or organs sewing machines embracing the leading Mokes. Pianos $175 and up. Org amp us Aud up. Sewing machines $18 and up. Prices to suit the times. We defy Competition on Chap for Cash or easy terms. Call on or write to s. C. Mcgrath Onancock. Virginia. I to your own interest look and buy your building material from us As we guarantee pries to suit the times. It h be in Stock j3rackets, Ujj mis Lime mouldings munits laths of doors a Ash 6f ingus and All kinds of building material. Goods shipped to All Points of the Eastern Shore when requested. S. K. Martin 4 co. Harborton. Tiios. D. Kellam Onancock va., general broker 4sj03ber in Road carts at $10 00 Road wagons 20.00 top buggy Side Spring 32.00 a a Side bar 35.00 a a York 37.50 a a Novelty Carriage works 50.00 a a s. J. Whites 00.00 Dayton 45.00 enamel faint 1st class per gallon 00 Iron fencing Styron a a combination fencing. Tombstones,etc.,at lowest prices these Are manufacturers prices you can save Money by dealing with first hands. The famous air tight Heater five different grades and sires manufactured by Floyd Wells amp co., Royersford pa�?T., the Only Heater on the Market we believe to be absolutely air tight having a draft Spring with extra heavy lining wet Ion renders the stoves much More durable this season. Stylish in api ear auce Aud at prices that everyone can have a High Grade stove at a Small Cost. They can be found at the Tol following places Nelson amp Johnson new Church John t. Kelly amp Nottingham Ona Cook b w. Hears it Antonio Lettieri it p. B. It s. D. Roberts Bro it w. U. Huff i distributing Point Park Idey va., by l.f.pafi�3%a8�?z is jobbers Fok Accomac and Northampton. We no longer Supply our seeds to dealers to sell again. At the same time anyone who has bought our seeds of their local dealer during either �896 or 1807 will be sent our manual of a everything for the Garden for 1898 Rocc provided they apply by letter Rcd and give the name of the local merchant from whom to lick bought. To nil others this magnificent manual every copy of which costs us 30 cents to place in your hands will be sent free on receipt of to cents Stamps to cover postage. Nothing like this manual has Ever been seen Here or abroad it is a Book of 200 pages contains 500 engravings of seeds and plants mostly new and these Are supplemented by 6 full size coloured plates of the Best novelties of the season finally our a a souvenirs seed collection will also be sent without charge to All applicants sending 10 cts. For the Alan Al who will state where they saw this advertisement. Postal card applications will receive no attention. In Lili Tracey amp Davis. Chincoteague. Va., dealers is fancy and Staple groceries confection Aries. Tobacco 4c. I. S. W a plus 4 00 to Uasa ills fats. Brooms brushes Cordage watches axe . Axle 9rehhc-, Harrel covers baskets blacking Blank books glueing. Bowls Burns compasses. Broom Racks Corn Poi Purs. Butter dishes 4tc., Candle Wicks cirese safes. Clothes hamper a�?Tc., Cocoa dip Liers. Coffee Mills Curry Combs corks dusters faucets fish Hooks and lines flour sack alters flunks gun Caps ice Cream freezers horse cards keepers Luk Keg Lump burners 4ic�?z pulleys Lutterus Lap boards Lemon Fco Eeza is. Mats measures Marine glasses mucilage oakum Oil Jans. Well buckets tubs 4c 113 South Lireet. Baltimore. Mil. Do not of deceived at 1 hese times prices talk. , of va., with Alex. J. Hart i / successor to Quigley 4 Mullen Wilmington Del. Wholesale grocer Aud dealer in cigars and tobacco. Orders filled on Day received. Quick transit and lowest prices should commend us to the patronage of the Peninsula. It is not. The largest store room nor the oldest established firm that attracts the attention of the purchasing Public but it is the hustling wide awake merchant who Sells at prices that will defy any competitor. When you Are in need of Staple and fancy groceries Queens Are Willow Ware confection eries tobacco notions amp a. Call and see us. We Are always ready to serve the Public and guarantee our prices to be the lowest of the Low. Every Day auction Day. F. A. Davis amp co., wholesale dealers in Dibabbo and me cigars. N f. Cor. Howard amp German its Baltimore my. Espres used by Frnk a a. . 6. Muck amp son wholesale grocers. 129 arc 11 Street Philadelphia a. Represented by r. Fulton Powell Stockton my a st carriages and other vehicles also bought in car Load lots by the undersigned and sold at the lowest margin of profit. R. F. me Cor. Pratt s Calvert its. Baltimore my. Eli rope an rooms 50 cts., 75 cts. And $1 per Day this House is now open is entirely new and is equipped with ail the modern conveniences elevator elec Trie lights electric Call Bells steam heat Baths Ite. By Naud Kilt proprietor. We have no saturday Sale As a Side Issue. Our prices worry our competitors but they draw us Trade. W. T. A Snder main st. Una cock . Welly chord. Conf actor and builder Accomac c. H., a. All work first class. Material furnished when desired. Plans and specifications pre pared on Short notice. Lowest prices on All first class work can to be under bid. Work done by Day or contract write to me or Call on me for estimates. G. 4 Elly c0ard. Go to for the Freak meats and Best of every kind constantly on hand. Established 1844. Frank c. Bolton like b. Bolton Bolton bros.,paints. Oils and Glass prize medal ready mixed paint. In a the family Maine safeguard machinery oils tar oakum and pitch engineers machinists steamship and railway supplies. 413, 420, 422,424 e. Pratt Street Baltimore my. L. W. Tiro too w. J. Doughty pro Tim amp Doughty general 1mmge agents have paid for losses in Accomac and Northampton counties $25,085.00 in past three years. Onancock a. Ad<3 always to obtain the m 1 1 Quot 1 lowest possible prices re18inger, wholesale and retail dealer in All kinds of furniture carpets Oil cloths matting stoves refrigerators baby carriages and All sorts of Rouse . We. Re1sirger amp son 812 Columbia ave., Aud 011 to 023 Portland st., Cor. Greene st. Baltimore my. City and suburban cars past the door look us up it will pay you. Represented by s. Gladdings t Keihle amp cd. Produce o Owra Issott South st. And Bowly a wharf. Baltimore. Sweet potatoes a specially. Shipping letter h Cage european plan 18 to 28 East Pratt Street Baltimore m d. Foe common people.1 or. s words of cheer for the lowly. ©�?orooms�?50,75 Aud $-.100. Bar amp restaurant o. A. Fowler manager. Tho rank Ami l a Lle of the lord s sol a ill cry need Kun Puchal help let a be Content with got a gift a Tho put Fly of g return la outweigh Hie Joy. I copy right. 1s0s. By american press Washington. Feb. 13.�?dr. Tal Mogo in this discourse culls the Roll of faithful Meu and Noble women in All departments who uru unrecognized and unrewarded and sounds encouragement for Toboso who do work in spheres inc of spi Coons text romans Xvi 14, 15, a Sainte sync nuts. Phil Chou Horas Patrobas Hurmus. Phil Logus Aud Juliu. A Matthew Henry Albert Barnes Adam Clark Thomas Scott and All Tho commentators pass by those verses without any Especial remark. Tho Othor 20 peo Plo mentioned in Tho chapter wore distinguished far something Aud Wero therefore discussed by Tho illustrious expositors but nothing is said about any doritos Phil Chou hernias Patrobas Hermes philology is Aud Julia. Where were boy Burn no our knows. When did they die there is no record of their do Oast. For what Wero they distinguished absolutely nothing or Tho trait of character would Havo been brought out by the apostle. If they had been very intrepid or opulent or hirsute or musical of cadence or crass of style or in any Wiso anomalous that feature would Havo been caught by thu apostolic camera. But they were Good people Boeruso Panl semis to them his High Christian regards. They were Ordinary people moving in Ordinary sphere attending to Ordinary duty Aud meeting Ordinary responsibilities. For Tho rank Anil file. What the world wants is a religion for Ordinary people. If there Buiu Tho United Stales 7u.0u0,000 people there Aro certainly not More than 1,900,000 extraordinary. Und then there Aro 0�,-000,000 Ordinary and to do Well to turn our Hacks for t Little Whilo upon the distinguished Aud conspicuous people of Tho Biblo and consider in our text Tho seven Ordinary. We spend too much of on Litno in twisting garlands for Aud building thrones for magnates and sculptor aug warriors and Apo theorizing philanthropists. The rank mid ii of Tho lord s soldiery used Especial help. Tho vast majority of people will never Lead an army will never write a state Constitution will never electrify a Senate will never Pinko an important invention will never introduce a new philosophy will never dec Ido the Fate of a nation. Yon do not expect to. You do Dot want to. You will not be a Moses to Lead a Nulious out of Budago. You will not to a Joshua to prolong Tho Daylight until you Cau shut live Kings in a Cavern. You will not to a st. Jolt to unroll a apocalypse. You will not to a Paul to preside Over an apostolic College. You will not to n Mary to Mother a Christ. You will More probably to Syu Erins or Phil ego or hernias or Patrobas or term it it a i Ogus or Julia. Many of you Are women at thu head of households. Every to Ruig you Plau for Tho Dav. Tho culinary department of Tho household is in your Dominion. You decide All ques Titus of diet. All Tho sanitary regulations of your hons Aro under your supervision. To Regalato the food Aud Tho apparel Aud the habits Aud decide the thousand questions of Homo life is a tax upon brain Aud nerve and general health Ursol Nelv appalling if there be no Divino alleviation. Needs of Trio human race. It docs not help you much to be told that Elizabeth Fry did wonderful things Utu id Tho criminals at Newgate. It does not help you much to to told that mrs. Judson was very Brave among the Bor Nisi a cannibals. It docs not help Yon very much to to told that i Lorezco Nightingale was very kind to the wounded in Tho Crimea. It would be better for to to Tell you that Tho divine Friend of Mary and Martha is your Friend and that to sees All Tho annoyances and disappointments Aud abrasions Aud exasperation of an Ordinary housekeeper from morn till night Aud from Tho first Day of Tho year until the last Day of the year Aud at your Call he is ready with help and re enforce ment. They who provide Tho food of Tho Woride decide Tho health of the world. You have Only to go of errand amid thu taverns Aud Tho hotels of the United states and great Britain to appreciate Tho fact that a vast multitude of the human race Are slaughtered by incompetent cookery. Though a Young woman Muy Havo taken lessons in music Aud May Havo taken lessons in painting and lessons in astronomy she is not Well educated unless Sho has taken lessons in dough. They who decide Tho apparel of Tho world and Tho food of thu world decide Tho of Tho world. An unthinking Man May consider it a matter of Little Isupov Tufuee the cares of the household Aud Tho economies of Domestic life but 1 Tell you the Earth is strewn with the martyrs of Kitchen Aud Nursery. The health shattered womanhood of America cries out for a god who Cau help Ordinary women in the Ordinary duties of housekeeping. Thu a caring grinding unappreciated work goes of hut Tho same Christ who stood on the Bank of Galilee in Tho Early morning Aud kindled the fire and Hud the fish already cleaned and broiling when Tho sportsmen stepped ashore chilled Aud hungry will help every woman to prepare breakfast whet her by her own hand or the hand of her _ red help. The god who Mado indestructible Eulogy of a Utah who Mado a coat for Samuel her son and carried it to the Templo every year will help every woman in preparing Tho family wardrobe the god who opens the Bible with Tho Story of Abraham s entertainment by thu three Angels of Tho Plains of Maui re will help every woman to provide hospitality however rare and embarrassing. It is High time that some of the attention we have been giving to the remarkable women of Tho Eibler remarkable for their virtue or their want of it or remarkable for their deeds Deborah Aud Jezebel Aud herodias Aud Athalia Aud Dorcas Aud tbs marys excellent Aud abandoned it is High time some of the attention we have been giving to these conspicuous women of the Bible be Given to Julia an Ordinary a 1 a pc ing Ordinary attending to Ordinary responsibilities. Work for Cliris Tanii. Then there Are All the Ordinary business men. They used divine and Christian help. When we begin to talk about business life to shoot right off and talk about men who did business on a Large Scalo and who sold millions of dollars of goods a year and Tho vast majority of business men do not sell a million dollars of goods nor Bulf a million for Quarter of a million nor Tho eighth part of a million. Put All Tho business men of our cities towns villages and neighbourhoods Sido by Sido and you will find that they sell less than a Hundred thousand dollars Worth of goods. All these men in Ordinary business life want divine help. You Seo How Tho wrinkle Aro printing on Tho countenance Tho Story of work Mont and care. You cannot Tell How old a business Man is by looking at him. Gray hairs at 30 a Man at 45 with Tho stoop of a nou Ogo Imirian. No time to attend to improved dentistry the Grinders coast because they Are Fow. Actually dying of old ago at 40 or 60, when they ought to boat the Meridian i Many of these business men Havo bodies like a neglected clock to which you Votuc and when you wind it up it begins to Buzz Aud Roar and Thon Tho bands Start around very rapidly and Tho clock strikes 5 or 10 or 40, and strikes without any sense and then suddenly stops. So is the hotly of that workout business Man. It is a neglect of clock and though by some summer recreation it tray to wound no still Tho machinery is All out of gear. Tho hands turn around with a velocity that excites Tho astonishment of Tho world. Meu cannot understand the wonderful activity and there is a rear Aud a Buzz Aud a rattle about these disordered lives Aud they Striko 10 when Thoy ought to strike 5, mud Thoy Striko 12 when they ought to Striko 0, and they strike 40 when they ought to Striko nothing and suddenly they Stop. Postmortem examination reveals Tho fact that All Tho Springs and pivots Aud weights and Balu Uco whcel9 of health Aro completely deranged. Tho human clock is simply run Dowd Aud at the time a Blu Tho steady hand ought to to pointing to Tho industrious hours cd a Clear Aud sunlit dial Tho whole machinery of body Liml and earthly capacity stops forever. Oak Hill mud Greenwood Bavo thousands of business Mou who died of old age at 80, 35, 40, 45. Wants of Liu siness life. Now what is wanted is Grace Divino Grace for Ordinary business men Meu who Are bar cussed from morn till night and All Tho Duys of their life harnessed in business. Not Grace to lose $100,000, but Grace to lose $10. Not Grace to supervise 250 employees in a factory but Grace to supervisor Tho bookkeeper Aud two salesmen and to Small boy that sweeps out Tho store. Graco to invest not the $80,000 of net profit but Tho $2,500 of Clear gain. Graco not to endure Tho loss of a whole shipload of spices front Tho indies but Grace to endure Tho loss of a paper of collars front the leakage of a displaced Shingle of a poor roof. Graco not to endure the tardiness of the american Congress in passing a necessary Law but Grace to endure the tardiness or a err us Zuj to play marbles when to ought to deliver the goods. Such a Grace As thousands of business Meu have today keeping them tranquil whether goods sell or do not sell whether customers pay or do not pay whether Tariff is up or Tariff is Dowd whether the crops Aro luxuriant or a dead failure Calm in ail circumstances Aud amid nil Vicissitudes. That is Tho kind of Grace we want. Millions of men want it and they May have it for the asking. Some hero or heroine comes to town and As Tho procession passes through to 6truet the business Meu come out stand of tiptoe on to boil store step Aud look at some one who in Arctic clinic or in Ocean storm or in Day of Battlo or in Hospital agonies did the Brave thing not realizing that Thoy Tho enthusiastic spectators Havo gone through trials in business life that Aro just As great before god. There ure men who Havo Goue through freezing Arctic and burning torrid and awful Mare gos of experiences without moving live Miles from their Doorstep. Christ s Friendship. Now what Ordinary business men need is to realize that they have Tho Friendship of that Christ who looked after the religious interests of Matthew the custom House clerk and helped Lydia of tbs Naira to sell Tho dry goods mud who opened a bakery Aud fish Market in Tho wilderness of Asia minor to feed Tho 7,000 who had come out of a religious Picurio Aud who counts Tho hairs of your head with As much particularity As though they were the plumes of a Coronation Aud who took Tho trouble to stoop Down with his Fluger writing on the ground although Tho first shuffle of feet obliterated the divine Cali Grabby Aud who knows just Bow Many locusts there were in the egyptian plague Aud knew just How Many Ravens were necessary to Supply Elijah s pastry he the Brook Cherill Aud who As Floral commander leads Forth All the regiments of primroses foxgloves daffodils hyacinths and lilies which pitch t uts of Beauty nud kindle their campfires of color Nii around the hemisphere that that Christ and that god knows thu most minute affairs of your business life and however inconsiderable understanding All the affairs of that woman who pc tips a thread and Needle store As As All the affairs of a Rothschild Aud a earing then there Are All the Ordinary Farmers. We talk about agricultural life and we immediately shoot off to talk about Cinelu utans the patrician who went front the plow to a High position and after he got through the dictatorship in 21 Days went Back again to the plow. What encouragement is that to Ordinary Farmers the vast majority of them Nono of them will be patricians. Perhaps Nono of them will be senators. If Nuy of them have dictatorships it will be Over 40 or 50 or 100 acres of the old Homestead. What these men want is Grace to keep their patience while i owing with Balky oxen and to keep cheerful amid the drought that destroys the Corn crop and that enables them to restore the Garden the Day after the neighbor s cattle Havo broken in and trampled out the Strawberry bed and gone through the Lima Beau Patch and eaten up the Sweet Corn in such Large quantities that they must be kept from the water lest they swell up and die. Noble pm Nilman. A Graco in catching weather that enables them without imprecations to spread oat Tho Hay Tho third time although again and again and again it has been almost ready for Tho mow. A Graco to doctor the now with u hollow Horn Aud the sheep with the foot rot and the with the distemper nud to compel the i willing acres to yield a livelihood for thu family Aud schooling for the children and Little extras to help the older boy in business and something for Tho daughters wedding outfit Ami a Little surplus for Tho time when the Ankles will get stiff with age Aud the breath will to a Little Short and the swinging of Tho Cradle through Tho hot Harvest Field will bring on the old Many a vertigo. Butter close up oin Cinnatus. I know 500 Farmers jct As Noble As he was. What they want is to know that they Havo the Friendship of that Christ who often Drew Bis similes from the Farmers life As when he said a a sower went Forth to sow,1 is when to built his Best parable out of the Scauo of a Fanner boy coming Back from his wanderings Aud the old farmhouse Shook that night with Rural Jubileo and who compared himself to a Nauib in the pasture Field Aud who said that the eternal god is a Farmer declaring a Lily father is Tho these Stone masons do not want to hear about Christopher Wren the architect who built st. Paul s Cathedral. It would be hotter to Tell them How to carry Tho Hod of Brick up the ladder without slipping and How of a cold to Ruig with Tho trowel to smooth off the mortar Aud keep cheerful and How to be thankful to god for the Luiu food taken from the pail by the Roadside. Carpenters standing amid the adz and to bit and Tho plane Aud the pro clix need to be told that Christ was a Carpenter with his own hand wielding saw and Hammer. Us this is a tired world and it is a overworked world Aud it is an underfed world Ault i it is a wrung out world and men and women need to know that there Are rest and recuperation in god Aud in that religion which was not so much intended for extraordinary people As for Ordinary people because there Aro Moro of them. Next to god. The Healing profession has had its Abercrombie Aud its Abr tethys and its Valentino molts Aud its Willard parkers but Tho Ordinary physicians do Tho most of Tho world s Medici ing and they need to understand that Whilo taking diagnosis or prognosis or writing prescription or compounding medicament or holding Tho delicate pulse of a dying child they May Havo Tho presence Aud Tho dictation of Tho almighty doctor who took the Case of Tho madman nud after he had torn off his garments in foaming dementia clothed him again body Aud mind and who lifted up Tho woman who for is years had been Bent almost double with Tho rheumatism into Graceful stature Aud who turned the scabs of leprosy into rub Cund complexion Aud who rubbed Tho numbness out of paralysis Aud who swung Wido open Tho closed windows of hereditary or accidental blindness until Tho to Ruig Light came streaming through the fleshly casements Aud who knows All Tho nil who remedies nud All the herbs and All the Catho Lycous mud is Monarch of pharmacy Aud therapeutics and who has seut thu thousand doctors of whom the world makes no record but to prove that they Aro Angels of mercy i invoke Tho thousands of Meu Whoso ailments they Havo assuaged Aud Tho thousands of to tuck to whom in crises of pain they have been next to god in benefaction. G Otto now let us Havo u religion for Ordinary people in professions in occupations in agriculture in the household in merchandise in everything. I Salute acro a the a cutsuries Syu Erins Phil Chou hernias. Futro Las Hermes Phil Logus and Juliu. people. First of All. If you Feci that Yon Are Ordinary thank gel that Yon Are not extraordinary. I urn tired Aud sick anti bored almost to death with extraordinary people. They take All their time to Tell us How very Extin a nary they really Are. You know us Well As i do my brother Aud sister that the most of the useful work of the world is done by unpretentious people who toil right of by people who do not get much approval Aud no one seems to say Quot that is Well Phenomena Are of but Little use. Things that Are exceptional cannot be depended of. Better Trust Tho smallest planet that swings in its orbit than ten comets shooting this Way Anil that Imp riling Tho longevity of worlds attending to their own business. For steady illumination better is a lamp than a rocket then if you feel that you ire Ordinary remember that your position invites the less attack. Conspicuous people How they have to take it How they Are mis represented Aud abused and sch out i the higher the Boms of a Roebuck the easier to Striko him Down. What a delicious thing it must be to to a candidate tor governor of a state or president of the United states it must to so to the nerves. It must porn into Tho soul of a candidate such a sense of serenity when be reads to blessed now papers. I came into the Possession of Tho abusive cartoons in the time of Napoleon i printed while he was yet alive. Tho Retreat of Tho army from Moscow that army buried in the snows of Russia our of the most awful tragedies of the cent pics represented under the Figuro of a monster called general Frost shaving the French emperor with a razor of icicle. As satyr and Beelzebub be is represented Page after Page p3go after Page. England cursing him Spain cursing him Germany cursing him Russin cursing him Europe cursing him North and South America cursing him. A he most remarkable Man of his Day and Tho most abused. All those men in history who now have a Halo around their name of Earth wore a Crown of thorns. Tako Tho few extraordinary Railroad men of our time and Seo what abuse comes upon them while thousands of stockholders escape. New York Central Railroad had 9,205 stockholders. If anything in that Railroad affronted Tho people All the abuse came Down on one Man and the 9.2g4 escaped. All the world took after Thomas Scott president of Tho Pennsylvania Railroad abused him until to got under the ground. Over 17,000 stockholders in that company. All Tho blame on one Man. The Central Pacific Railroad two or three Meu get All Tho blame if any think Boss Wro tur. The Rel Aro 10.000 in that company. Final Tiv. Of prominence. I mention these things to prove it is extraordinary people who get abused while Tho Ordinary escape. The weather of life is not so severe on the Plain As it is on the High peaks. The world never forgives a Man who knows or gains or docs Moro than it can know or gain or do. Parents sometimes give confectionery to their children As an inducement to take bitter Medicine and the worlds sugar Plum precedes to world s Aqua Fortis. Tho mob cried in regard to Christ Quot crucify him crucify him Quot and they had to say it twice to be understood for they were so hoarse and they got their hoarseness by crying a Little while before at Tho top of their voice the River Rhone is font when it enters Lake Leman but crystalline when it comes out on the other Sido. But there Aro men who have entered the Bright Lako of worldly Prosperity crystalline Aud Como out terribly riled. If therefore you feel that you Ore a Ordinary thank god for the defences and the Tranquillity of your position. Then remember if Yon have Only what is called an Ordinary Home that the great deliverers of the world have All come from such a Home. And there May to seated Reading at your evening stand a child who shall be potent for the Ages. Just unroll the scroll of men mighty in Church Aud state Aud you will find they nearly All Camo from log Cabin or poor Homes. Genius almost always runs out in the third or for to generation. Y of cannot find in All history an instance where to fourth generation of extraordinary people amount to anything. In this country we had two great men father and Sou both presidents of the United states but from present prospects there never will be in that genealogical line another president for a thousand years. Columbus from a Weaver s hut Demosthenes from a Cutler s cellar Bloomfield and missionary Carey from a Shoemaker s Bench Arkwright from a Barber s shop and he whose name is High Over All in Earth and air and sky from a Manger. To Content. Let us All to Content with such things As we have. God is just As Good in what to keeps away from is Asiu what he gives is. Even a knot May be useful if it is at the end of a thread. At an anniversary of a deaf and dumb Asylum our of the children wrote upon the blackboard words As Sublime As the a Iliad a the a Odyssey Quot and the a udi Vinu Commedia Quot All compressed in one paragraph. The examiner in the signs of the mute language asked her a who made the world Quot the deaf Aud dumb girl wrote upon the blackboard Quot in the beginning god created the heaven Aud the Earlb. A the examiner asked her Quot for what Purpo solid Christ come into to world Quot the deaf Aud dumb girl wrote upon the blackboard Quot this is a faithful saying and worthy of All acceptation that Christ Jesus Camo into the world to save the examiner said to her Quot Why were Yon born deaf and dumb while i hear and speak a she wrote upon the blackboard Quot Evan so father for so it Shemeth Good in by of that we might be baptized Altu a eur Nuivo us it us a fax draws Poison out of a Flower the Bee gets Honey out of a Thistle but happiness is a heavenly elixir and the contented spirit extracts it not from Tho Rhododendron of the Hills but from the Lily of the Valley. Nelson s wonderful feat. Writers of historical reminiscences Bave to be masters of a certain amount of accurate information about their heroes if they wish to avoid mistakes. If they Are not they Are sure to a get things not Long since a reviewer in the London times writing of a Book named a roving commissions a related on his own account the following episode of Nelson Tho great Admiral Quot while in Chase of Villeneuve a a French Fleet he was informed of the enemy heaving in sight at which information Nelson evinced the highest satisfaction Aud gleefully rubbed his hands. Quot As a correspondent of Tho times Points out this incident occurred in 1s05. Nelson lost Bis right Arm in the attack on Santa Cruz Tenerife in 1797 a eight years prior to his Pursuit of Villeneuve s Fleet. It would have been therefore a difficult matter for him to Quot rub his hands Quot in 1805. A genuine Hitt but split. A few Days ago a sensation was caused at Ionia by Tho discovery of a counterfeit $100 Silver certificate. The Bill had been offered to the cashier of one of the local Banks Aud pronounced by him to be bogus and this opinion was confirmed later by a civil service officer who West Thuro to investigate the matter. Tho Bill had partially split in two and it was supposed to be one of Tho kind where thu front and Back Are printed on separate sheets of thin paper by Tho counterfeiters and then pasted together with Tho silk threads Between. The Bill was sent to Tho Treasury officials at Washington and on monday Tho Ionia cashier and the secret service officer were astounded at a dispatch from Washington stating that the Bill was genuine and that $100 in currency bad been sent on to redeem it. This is the first instance known of a United states note splitting in free press. _ tree s Boot in a Tomb. Meehan s monthly has recorded Trees growing from the mortar of Stone Walls and on Church steeples. It is said that a horse Chestnut several years old is still growing from a Tomb inside an old Church at Kempsey near Worcester England. The Monument built in the Church is to Tho memory of sir Edmund Wyldo who died in 1020. The tree is now several years old having sprouted in the crevices of Tho mortar on the Back of the Tomb spreads toward the Light and forms a Leafy canopy Over the Stone form of Tho old Knight As cat on the surface. Flea ant read lug. Some fun buy requests reach Congress men but representative Lacey of now a thinks that a letter which be received from a constituent yesterday takes the cake. A please Send me Quot said the writer Quot All the obituaries about congressmen that Are published. I do so like to read about dead congressmen i a

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