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Big Stone Gap Post (Newspaper) - October 9, 1907, Big Stone Gap, Virginia Volume Xvi Accomac c. H., a saturday february 13, 1897 number 32 t. B. Qu1xbt, attorney at Law offices Accomac c. Maud Onancock will be at court House wednesdays Aud court Days. Prompt Atte Tiou to All business. .1. W. G. Blackstone. J. A. Bundick Blackstone amp Burdick attorneys at Law Accomac c. H., a. Will practice in All the state courts. Til of. W. Russell. Attorney at Law Accomac c. H., a. Practices in the courts of Accomac and Northampton counties. N. P. Wescott. P. T. Gunter or. Wescott amp Gunter attorneys at Law offices Accomac c. A. And at Home of it. B. Wescott near Mapps Burg. Practice in All courts on the Eastern Shore of Virginia. L. Floyd Nock. and notary Public Accomac c. A. A. Will practice in All courts of Aud Northampton counties. Prompt attention to All business. Quot James h. Fletcher. Or. Actor ave at Law a Accomac c. H., practices in All the courts of acco Tubac and Northampton counties. Otho f. Mears attorney at Law Eastville Northampton county a. Will practice in the courts of Accra in Aud Northampton. Stewart k. Powell. Att Ruev it Law will practice in All the courts of Accomac Aud Northampton counties. Office it Hiat cock a. Will be at Accomac 0. A. Every wednesday Aud court Days. L. J. Harma Sou. A m. Sturms Des. A if a Anson amp Sturgis \ a. Will visit Parks lev second monday of each month. Office hours from 9 a. Iu., to 5 p. M. . B. Leatherbury ski list a Donau Rock office Hong from i it a. A. To 3 my. Or a b. Ward dentist. Belle Haven. A. Bridge Aud Crown work a specially. D Frank White a county Surveyor a a Parks lev Accomac county. offers his services to citizens of Accomac and Northampton. Thoroughly equipped with Lutes and Best amp Nottingham general 5nsurar.ee agents a Aud dealers iut Fin buggies wowing machines fhe r Ambler bicycle and other makes tombstones it amp a. Onancock. &Quot"tas7. W. Broughton so son Hailwood. Va., Gen Khai Issac Kauck agents. Fire. Phoenix Assurance co., of Loudon. Established 1tg2. Assets Over $8,009,900. Fire. _ Home insurance co. Of new York assets Over $9,000,000. Cash capital $3,000,000. Provident savings life of new y Ork. All communications will receive our prompt it Teuton. Edward l. Anderson Suav by of. Wart own. Northampton co., a. Per dec tic drawix03. Ime Turos of Tiloute f it is to it a built Tell exact y h a a it Quot ill when of ii Leto it i v Irve Las Prui pully Atul at moderate a Neon. _ sixteen years �5 and a study of the business in a general Way has enabled me to fit those whose sight was failing because of advancing age presbyopia and those who were nearsighted Moo Pelcl hut where astigmatism or any peculiarity of the sight existed 1 was obliged to refer the customer to a City Oculi st. Not satisfied to do a business that 1 could not do properly. I determined to study refraction. 1 secured tie Best works on that subject. A Chartridge on by Gustavus Hartridge f. R. C. A. A Well recognized authority on optics Ami refraction and these i studied Well. 1 also attended lectures it the new York optical school last fall Aud bought i lie Best Quality testing Case Aud outfit at $100, and feel jus titled in making the announcement that 1 am now ready to prescribe for Ami Correct the vision of almost any Aud All conditions of the Eye where glasses Are needed. The Liberal patronage extended to me during the sixteen years i have been in business Here Euc Ournes me to enter this new Field in connection with my regular business and believe my customers will be glad to know Chat they Cau get properly fitted glasses without the trouble and expense of going to the City. No charges at present for examination of eyes. Glasses ground to order in new York when special lenses Are needed. Those coming from a distance would do Well to notify me by card. Respectfully,. Duncan Wjk Walkr. Ora cock a. C3tffne vat ies. Jocks. Jewelry silverware Aud spectacles.3lacxst0ne amp sell Accomac c. Druggists a full line of fancy articles. Drugs oils paints seeds &c., kept on hand at lowest prices. A. D. F. Ewell Rel. D. Druggist a Parksley 1 it Anler in drugs chemicals t0ile1 and fancy articles. Fine soaps perfumes Patent medicines Combs Brush Quot a of All kinds Flavouring extracts syringes face powders sponges amp c. A at lowest a a a prescriptions carefully com pounded Day or night. 0. S. Waples i ?Len ail will a Ware. Brooms brushes Cordage. Matches axe handles Axle grease barrel covers baskets blacking Blank books glueing bowls churns compasses Broom Racks Corn a Poppers butter dishes &c., Caudle Wicks cheese safes clothes Hampt Rac. Cocoa dippers Colucc Mills our re Combs corks dusters faucets Fisli Hooks Ami lines flour sacks halters flasks gun Caps ice Cream freezers horse cards keepers Ink kegs Lump burners ac., pulleys Lauter is Lap boards Zeinou squeezers Mats measures Marine glasses mucilage Oulu i Oil Caus. Well bucket tubs. Ac119 South Street Baltimore. Ridisk of Home. An eloquent and touching Sermon by Rev. Or. jewelry repaired on Short notice. I have for Sale watches Csc Crsp Jeh cry spectacles Eye glasses and silverware in Many styles and at lowest prices. We Sartorius Pocomoke City my. Twill be at Accomac c. Every court Day. Go to for the and always to obtain the lowest possible prices. Rei8inger, wholesale and retail dealers in All kinds of furniture carpets Oil cloths matting stoves refrigerators baby carriages and All sorts Ohrne of muslims we. Reisinger amp son 612 Columbia ave., Aud 011 to 623 Portland st., Cor. Greene st. Baltimore my. City and suburban cars pass the door. Look us up it will pay you. Represented by s. bargains by buying your jewelry of j. Adelstein. Onancock practical watchmaker amp jeweler. We have just received a Large Liue of All the latest style goods including watches. Clocks jewelry spectacles Aud silverware of All kinds. We have reduced our prices very Low to suit the times. Special attention paid to repair work on Fine , clocks spectacles and jewelry of All kinds at greatly reduced prices. All work warranted to be first class. Highest prices paid for old Gold and Silver. Will be at Accomac c. H., every court Dav for repairing. W. E. Doughty wit Peter Rose amp sons wholesale of p. A folded hand parts leather Fly nets leather and web halters saddlery goods. . Cor. Light amp Lombard sts., Baltimore my. Fred , Sale a ? b Duft Mason. Sale and a tji Ujj Jug run i connection wit hotel Mason new Church station Van a Joh sox a Mason proprietors. All trains met and passengers convey d to any part of Pekin Quot Sula at fair rates and with Comfort and dispatch. Cemetery , of a stones tablets u no bad a Shii Tului de Dikou Marie and nto tji a Jadue Bros. No 6 w. Fayette st., and 314 South Charles Street Baltimore my. A Dollar saved is a Dollar made if so. Write to the ,at72lei,Marble works Laurel Del., Davis amp bro., proprietors. For prices on head and foot Stone Monument Iron railing and All cemetery work in general and save Money. Davis a bro., Laurel Del. Agents a. Pruitt Temperance a lie e. J. Winder Onancock we. T. Ratfield. Belle Haven. O w. Chilton Xiv. With i e. Taylor amp co. Manufacturers and dealer in Plain stamped and Holly wars 2 s. Haiti 2, my. Lie Quot Harbor of hot Quot for Iii. Sub Jerrt Aud pay. U i no tribute to Ilia do ine atle it Curtly and 11� Luu Cuce. Washington Fob. 7.�?this Sermon of or. Tab age will set mini a memories ringing with the Good old times. His subject was a Harbor of 11 11110 and the text Mark a 10. Quot go Homo to thy friends Aud Tell them How Groat things the lord hath done for there Aro a Grout Many people longing for some grand sphere ill Ellioh to serve god. They Admire Luthor at the diet of Worms and Only wish that they had Sozio such great Opportunity in which to display their Christian prowess. They Admire Paul making Felix tremble Aud they Only wish that they had some such grand occasion in which to preach righteousness Temperance Aud judgment to come. All they want is an to exhibit their Christian heroism. Now the apostle comes to us Aud Lio practically says Quot i will show you a place where you Call exhibit All that is grand and Beautiful und glorious in Christian character Aud that is Tjio Domestic Circle. A if one is not faithful in a insignificant sphere lie will not 1� faithful in a Rosati Diug sphere. If Peter will not help the cripple at the Gate of the Temple lie will never lie lilo to preach 3,000 souls into the kingdom at the Pentecost. If Paul will not take pains to instruct in thu Way of salvation t sheriff of Tho Philippian Dungeon will never make Felix tremble. I Quot a it. It is not faithful in a skirmish would not to faithful in an armageddon. Thu fact is we Aro All placed in just the position in which we can most grandly serve god Aud we ought not. To lie chiefly thoughtful about some sphere of usefulness which we May after awhile gain but Tho All absorbing question with you and with me ought to be a lord what Wilt thou have to now nud Here to do Quot tin word there is one word in my text around which the most of our thoughts will today revolve. That word is Home. Ask ten different men the meaning of that word and they will give Yon ten differ Cut definitions. To one it Means love at the Hearth it Means plenty at fhe table Industry tit thu work stamp intelligence at the Bonks Devotion at the altar. To him it Means a greeting at the door and a smile at the chair. Peace hovering like wings. Toy clapping its hands with laughter. Life a tranquil Lake. Pillowed on Tho Ripples sleep Trio shadows. Ask another Man what Home is and he will Tell you it is want looking out of a cheerless lire Fruto and kneading hunger in a empty bread tray. Tho Damp air shivering with curses. No Bible on the shelf. Children robbers und murderers in embryo. Vilo songs their Lullaby. Every face a picture of ruin. To ant in the background and sin staring from Tho front. No Sabbath wave rolling Over that door Sill. Vestibule of Trio pit. Shadow of infernal Walls. Of Naco for forging everlasting chains. Faggots for an unending funeral pile. Awful word it is spelled with curses it weeps with ruin it chokes with woo it sweats with the death agony of despair. The word a Homo Quot in the one Cuso Means everything Bright. The word Quot Home Quot in the Oiler ease Means everything terrific. I shall speak to you of Homo As a test of character Homo As a Refuge Homo As a political safeguard Home us a school and Homo As a Typo of heaven. And in Tho first place i remark that Home is a powerful test of character. The disposition in Public May to in Gay costume while in private it is in Disha Billo. As play actors Muy appear in one Way on the stage and May appear in another Way behind the scenes so Privato character May be very different from Public character. Private character is often Public character turned wrong Side out. A Man May receive you into his parlor As though to were a distillation of smiles and yet his heart May be a swamp of Nettles. There Aro business men who All Day Long Urc mild and courteous Aud genial and Good natured in commercial life keeping Back their irritability and their petulance and their discontent but at Nightfall the dam Breaks and scolding pours Forth in floods Aud freshest. Good Cutter at finnic. Reputation is Only the Shadow of character and a very Small House sometimes will cast a very Long Shadow. The lips May seem to drop myrrh and Crissia and the disposition to be As Bright and warm As a sheaf of sunbeams and yet they May Only be a magnificent show window to a wretched Stock of goods. To Micro is Many a Niue who is affable in Public life and amid commercial spheres who in a cowardly Way takes his Auger mid his petulance Homo Aud drops them in Tho Domestic Circle. The reason men do not display their bad temper in Public is because they do not want to to knocked Down. There Are men who Bido their petulance and their irritability just for Tho same reason that they do not let their notes go to protest it docs not pay. Or for Tho same reason that they do not want a Luau in their Stock company to sell his Stock at less than the right Price lest it depreciate the value. As at Sunset the wind rises so after a sunshiny Day there May he a tempestuous night. There arc people who in Public the philanthropist who at Home net the Nero with respect to their slippers and their gown. Audubon the great ornithologist with gun and Pencil went through the forests of America to bring Down and to sketch Tho Beautiful Birds and after years of toil and exposure completed his manuscript and put it in a trunk in Philadelphia for a few Days of recreation and rest and came Hack and found that the ruts had utterly destroyed the manuscript but without any Dis composure and without any fret or bad temper he again picked up his gun Aud Pencil and visited again All the great forests of America and reproduced his immortal work. And yet there Aro people with the ten thousandth part of that loss who Are utterly irreconcilable who at the loss of a Pencil or an article of raiment will blow As Long and Sharp As a Northeast storm. Now that Man who is affable in Public and who is a irritable in privates milking n to Ift Over issues of Stofac and lie is As had us u Hank that might have $.100,000 or $600,000 of Bills in circulation with no so Ierio in the vault. Let us learn Quot to show piety at Home. A if we have it not to Micro to have it not anywhere. If we have not Genuino Grace in the family Circle All our outward and Public plausibility merely Springs from a fear of the world or from Tho Slimy putrid Pool of our own selfishness. I Tell you the Home is a mighty test of churn ctr. What you Are at Home you arc everywhere whether you demonstrate it or not. Again i remark that Homo is a Refuge. Life is the United states Vimy on thu National Road to Mexico a Long March with Ever and anon a skirmish and n Battle. At eventide to pit Eli our tent and stack our inns to hang up the War Cap mid Lay our head on Tho Knapsack to sleep until the morning Bugle culls us to marching Aud action. How pleasant it is to rehearse the victories and the surprises and Tho attacks of t lie Day. Seated by the still campfire of Tho Home Circle Yea life is a Stormy sea. With shivered Luhsis and torn sails and Hulk Aleak to put into Trio Harbor of Home. Blessed Harbor there we go for repairs in tie dry lock of quiet life. Tho eur die in Tho window is to the toiling room the Lighthouse grading him into port. Children go Forth to meet their fathers As pilots at the Narrows take Tho hand of ships. Trio door Sill of the Home is the to halt where heavy life is Unladen. A it fuck h nil a school. There is lie place where we May talk of what we have done without being charged with self adulation. There is the place where we May lounge without 1� ing thought ungraceful. There is the place where we May express affection without being thought silly. There is the place where we May forget our annoyances and exasperation and trouble. Forlorn Earth Pilgrim no Home then die. To emf is bet tor. The Gravo is brighter and grander and More glorious than this world with no tent from marching with no Harbor from Trio storm with no place to rest from this j scene of greed and gouge and loss and j gain. God pity the Man or woman who Lias no Home further i remark that Home is a political safeguard. The safety of the state must lie built on the safety of the Home. The Christian Hearthstone is the Only Cornerstone for a Republic. The Virtues cultured in the family Circle Are an absolute necessity for Tho state. If there 1� not enough moral principle to make the family adhere there will not to enough political principle to make the state adhere. Quot no Home Quot Means Tho goths nud vandals Means the nomads of Asia Means the Numi Diiulis of Africa changing from Placo to place according As the pasture happens to change. Confounded he nil those babes of iniquity which would Over Tower and destroy the Home the Sunn storm that upsets the ship in which the family sails will sink Trio frigate of Tho Constitution. Jails and penitentiaries and armies Aud navies Are not on Best defense. The door of the Home is the Best fortress. Household utensils ire the Best artillery and the chimneys of on dwelling houses Are the grandest monuments of safety and Triumph. No Home no Republic. Further i remark that Home is a school. Old ground must be turned no with subsoil plow Aud it must he harrowed a Mil re borrowed Aud All the influences thrown Over their heart Aud life will Como no in after life luxuriantly. Every time Yon have Given a Smilo of approbation All the Good cheer of your life will come up again in Tho geniality of your children. Aud every ebullition of anger and every uncontrollable display of indignation will be fuel to their disposition 20 or 30 or 40 years from now feel for a bad fire a Quarter of a Century from this. You Praise the intelligence of your child too much sometimes when you think lie is not new arc of it Aud you will Sec the result of it before 10 years of ago in his annoying affectations. You Praise his Beauty supposing he is not Large enough to understand what you say Aud you will find him standing on a High chair before a flattering Mirror. Words and deeds and example arc the seed of character did children Are very Apt to be the second edition of their parents. Abraham begat Isaac so virtue is Apt to go Down in Tho ancestral if no hut Herod begat arc Niclaus so iniquity is transmitted. What vast responsibility comes upon parents in View of this subject i of make your Homo the brightest place on Earth if Yon would Charm your children to tie High path of virtue and rectitude and religion i do not always turn tie blinds the wrong Way. Let Quot tiie Light which puts Gold on the Gentian Aud spots the Pansy porn into your dwellings. Do not expect the Little feet to keep step to a dead March. Do not cover up your Walls with such pictures As West a Quot death on a Palo horse a or Tintoretto so massacre of the rather cover them if you have pictures with Quot the hawking party a Aud a the Mill by the Mountain Stream a and a the children amid Flowers Quot and a Tho Harvest scene a and Quot the saturday night Home duties. Get you no hint of cheerfulness from Grasshopper s leap and Lamb s frisk and quails whistle and garrulous Stream let which from the Rock at the Mountain top Clear Down to the Meadow ferns under tie Shadow of tie Steep comes looking for the steepest place to leap off at and talking just to hear itself tall ? if All the skies hurtled with tempest and everlasting storm wandered Over Tho sea and every Mountain Stream went raving mad frothing at Tho Mouth with mad foam and there were nothing hut Simmoms blowing among the Hills and Thuro were neither Lark s Carol nor humming Bird s trill nor Waterfall s dash but Only Benrus hark and panthers scream and Wolf a howl then you might Well gather into your Homes Only the shadows. But when god has strewn the Earth Aud the heavens with Beauty and with gladness let is take into our Home circles All innocent hilarity All brightness and All Good cheer. A dark Homo makes bad Hoys and had girls in preparation for bad men and bad women. Above All my friends take into your Homes Christian principle. Can it be that in any of the comfortable Homes of my congregation the voice of prayer is never lifted what no supplication at night for Protection what i no thanksgiving in the morning for care How my brother my sister will you answer god in the Day of judgment with refer Enco to your cd Nereu it is a Plain question and Lior Foro i ask it. In Tho tenth chapter of Jeremiah god says to will pour out his Fry upon the families that Call not upon his name. Of parents when you Aro dead and Gono and Tho Moss is covering Trio inscription of Tho Tombstone will your children look Back and think of father and Mother at family prayer will they take Tho old family Biblo Aud open it Aud so the Mark of tears of contrition Aud Tours of consoling Promise wept by eyes Long before Gono out into darkness of if do not inculcate Christian principle in the hearts of your children and you do not warn them against evil and you do not invite them to holiness Anil to god and they wander off into dissipation and into infidelity and it last make Shipwreck of their immortal souls on their death lied Aud in Tho Duy of judgment they will curse Yon i seated by the Register or the stove what if on the Wall should come out the history of your children what a history Tho mortal and immortal life of your loved ones every Parent is writing Tho history of his child. is writing it composing it into a song or tuning it into a groan. My mind runs Hack to one of the Best of Early Homes. Prayer Liko a roof Over it. Peace like an atmosphere in it parents personifications of Faith in trial and Comfort in darkness. The two pillars of that earthly Home Long ago crumbled to dust. But shall i Ever forget that earthly Home yes when Trio Flower forgets the san that warms it. Yes when Trio Mariner forgets the Star that guided him. Yes when Lovo has gone out on tie heart s altar and memory has emptied its urn into forgetfulness. Then Home of my childhood i will forget Ali Etc Tho family altar of a father s Importunity and a mothers tenderness the voices of affection the funerals of our Lead. Father and Mother with interlocked arms Liko intertwining branches of Trees making a perpetual Arbor of love mid peace Aud kindness then i will forget thee then and Only then. You know my brother that 100 times Yon have been kept out of sin let a tie memory of such a Scauo As i have been describing. You have often had raging temptations but Yon know what Lias held you with supernatural grasp. I Tell you a Man who Lias had such a Good Home never guts Over it and a Man who has had a Hud Early Home never gets Over that. A Type of in Cavan. Again i remark that Homo is a Typo of heaven. To bring is to that Home Christ left his Home. Far no mid far Back in the history of heaven there came a period when its most illustrious citizen was about to absent himself. was not going to Suil from Beach to Beadi we have often done that. To was not going to put out from one hemisphere to another hemisphere Many of us have done that. But he was to sail from world to world Tho spaces unexplored and in densities in travelled. No world had Ever hailed heaven and heaven had never hailed any Othor world. I think that the windows and Tho balconies were thronged Aud that Tho Pearly Beach was crowded with those who had come to see him sail out of Tho a Durbor of Light into tie oceans beyond. Out and out Aud out and on and on and on and Down mid Down and Down to sped until one night with Only one to Greet him he arrived. His disembarkation so a pretending so quiet that it was not known on Earth until the excitement in the Cloud gave intimation that something grand and glorious had happened. Who comes there from what port did he 6uil? Why was this the place of his destination i question the shepherds. I question Tho Camel Drivers. I question Tho Angels. I have found out he was an exile. But the world has had plenty of exiles. Abraham an exile from or of Tho Chaldee John an exile from Ephesus Kosciusko an exile from Poland Mazzini an exile from Rome Emmet a exile from Ireland Victor Hugo an exile from Franco Kossuth an exile from Hungary. But this Ono of whom i speak today had such resounding Farewell and came into such chilling reception for not even a Listler went out with his lantern to help him in that he is More to be celebrated than any other expatriated one of Earth or heaven. It is �>3,000,000 Miles from Here to Tho Sun and All astronomers agree in saying that our solar system is Only one of the Small wheels of Tho great machinery of the universe turning round some great Center so far Distant it is beyond Ull imagination and calculation Aud if is some think that great Center in the Dis Tonco is heaven Christ came far from Home when he came her fifty years ago. No theory of germs to chill affection s budding blesses when ardent lovers took their fill no microbes on their kisses. How Happy they were not to know the germ-fad�?50 years ago Ayers Cherry pectoral is the Standard family remedy of the world for colds coughs and lung diseases. It is not a palliative and is not therefore put up in Small cheap bottles. It is put up in Large bottles for the household. They Cost More but cure More. Fads come and go but no theory or fad can overthrow the fact that the greatest cure for All colds coughs and Throat and lung diseases is Ayers Cherry pectoral.50 years of cures. Have you Ever thought of Trio 1� i i sickness of Christ seme of you Low Wlms homesickness is when you a Mac been Only a few weeks absent from Tho do Myslic Circle. Christ was 33 years away from Home. Some of you Foci homesickness when yen arc a Hundred or a thousand Miles away Fri 111 the Domestic Circle. Christ was More millions of Miles away from Home than Yon could i Alula to if Ull your life you did nothing but calculate. You know what it is to be homesick even amid pleasurable surroundings hot Christ slept in huts and lie was Athirst and to was a hungered and he was on the Way from being Horn in one Many a barn to being buried in another Many a Gravo. I Liao read How the sous when they arc far away from their native country at Tho sound of their National air get so homesick that they fall Inlo melancholy and sometimes they die under tie homesickness. But of the homesickness of Christ poverty homesick for celestial riches. Persecution homesick for Hosanna weariness homesick for rest. Homesick for us gaelic and Orch angelic companionship. Homesick to go out of the night and out of the storm and Trio worlds execration and All that homesickness suffered to get us Home a tits heavenly Home. At our Liest estate to Are Only pilgrims and strangers Here. Quot heaven is our Home. A a death will never Knock at Tho door of that mansion Aud in All thut country there is not a single grave. How glad parents Are in Holiday Timo to gather their children Home again but i have noticed thut almost always there is a Sou or a daughter absent absent from Home perhaps absent from the country perhaps us but from the world. Oil Tiow glad our heavenly father will be when he gets All his children Home with him in heaven and How delightful it will he for Brothers and Sisters to meet after Long separation once they parted at the door of the Tomb now they meet at the door of immortality. Onco they saw Only a through a Glass darkly a now it is Quot face to face a corruption incorruption mortality immortality. Where Aro now All their sins and sorrows Aud troubles overwhelmed in the red sea of death while they passed through dry shod. Gates of Pearl capstone of amethyst thrones of Dominion do not stir my Sony so much As tie thought of Home. Once there let earthly sorrows howl like storms and Roll like seas. Home let thrones rot and empires Wither. Home let the world die in an earthquake struggle and he buried amid procession of planets and Dirge of spheres. Home i let everlasting Ages Roll in irresistible sweep. Home crying. No tears no death hut Homo Sweet Home Home Beautiful Home everlasting Home Home with each other Home with Angels Home with god. Tho dream. One night lying on my lounge when very tired my children All around about to in full Romp nud hilarity and laughter on the Loungo half awake and half asleep i dreamed this dream i was in a far country. It was not Persia although More than Oriental Lulu Riunec crowned the cities. It w is not the tropics although More than tropical fruitfulness filled the gardens. It was not Italy although More than italian softness filled Tho air. Aud i wandered around looking for thorns and Nettles hut i found that none of them grew there and i saw the san Rise and i watched to Sec it set hut it Sank not. And i saw the Puoplo in Holiday attire and i said a when will they put off this and put on workmen s garb Aud again delve in the mine or swelter at the forge a but they never put off the Holiday attire. And i wandered in the suburbs of the City to find i lie place where the dead sleep and i looked Del along the line of the Quot Beautiful Hills the place where Tho dead might most blissfully sleep and i saw towers and castles but not a mausoleum or a Monument or n White slab could i see. And i went into the Chapel of the great town and i said Quot where do the poor worship and where Are Tho hard benches on which they sit a and the answer was made me Quot we have no poor in tills country. A and then i wandered out to find Tho hovels of the destitute and i found mansions of Amber and Ivory und Gold but not a tear could i Sec not a sigh could i hear and i was bewildered and i sat Down under the branches of a great tree and i said �?~4 where am i and whence comes All this scene a and then out from among the leaves Aud no the flowery paths and across the Bright streams there come a Beautiful group thronging All about me and As i saw them come i thought i knew their step and As they shouted i thought i knew their voices but then they were so gloriously arrayed in apparel such As i had never before witnessed that i bowed As stranger to stranger. But when again they clapped their hands Aud shouted a Welcome Welcome a the mystery All vanished and i found that Timo had gone and eternity had come and we wore All together again in on now Home in heaven. And i looked around and i said a Are we All Here Quot and the voices of Many generations responded a fall Here a and while tears of gladness were raining Down our Cheeks und the branches of Tho Lebanon Cedars Wero clapping their hands and Tho towers of the great City were chiming their Welcome we All together began to leap and Shont and sing a Home Home Home a Grant at West Point. High a Good record As a student and i record of a Man. was Brevo ted second lieutenant of the fourth infantry Aud ordered to report to his command at Jefferson bar rocks st. Louis after a Short vacation. Tho entire army of Tho United states at that Timo numbered less than 8,000 men and Tho Supply of officers was embarrassingly Large. It was Tho custom therefore to Brevet graduates second lieutenant to graduated Twenty first in a Roll of 39, with a fair record in All things a Good record in mathematics and engineering and a remarkable record As horseman. More than 100 had entered with him but one by one they had dropped out till Only 39 remained. Apparently Grant remained markedly Unmil itary throughout the four years course. served As a private throughout Tho first two years. During the third year he was made sergeant but waa dropped promotions at that Timo were made for soldierly qualities and had no exact relation to excellence in studies and during Tho fourth year he Eer cd again As private. Tho first year he took no French and mathematics and though Tho course was severe including algebra geometry trigonometry application of algebra to geometry etc., he stood fifteenth in a class of 60 in mathematics and forty ninth in French and Twenty seventh in order of general Merit. The second year to climbed three Points in general Merit and stood Twenty fourth in a class of 33. stood tenth in mathematics Twenty third in drawing hut was below the Middle in ethics and French. In his third year he Rose in his drawing to 19, Aud was Twenty second in chemistry and fifteenth in philosophy which was a very Good standing indeed. To Rose to 20 in general Merit 16 in engineering 17 in mineralogy and geology but was a Little below Tho a Crago in ethics artillery und infantry practice. In general it May be said that he left the Academy with a Good average record As a student Aud a very High record As a Garland in Mcclure a. Testing a watch. A lamp in his packet. Not very Many men Cany lamps in their pockets but there is at least one Man who does and that is the lamplighter on tie elevated Road. It is on alcohol lamp like a Section of brass Cylinder five or six inches Long and an Inch through and with a slender tube two or three inches Long holding Tho Wick projecting at one end. The lamplighter comes in at the front door of Tho car with his lamp lighted. With a rapid Easo acquired by experience he lights the six lumps seeming almost not to pause in his Progress through the car. If he is in the last car of the train Asho pulls Down the Chimney Over the last lamp to has lighted and torus toward the rear door he blows ont his own lamp and drops it in his pocket his bands Are now free. throws Back the door walks out upon the platform opens the Gate and Steps off upon the station platform or Down upon the other Side ready to Board the next train. A touch of a match will Light the alcohol York Sun. _ now timepiece. Arc tried a to Tell air regularity. There has been watchmaking at Coventry As Long As there has been a watch Trade in England which is for the last 200 years or thereabout. There used to be Throo Reuters of the English Trade these being Liverpool Coventry and London. Now there Are practically but two Coventry and Birmingham. Tho test of a Good watch is that it should obtain a Kew certificate and of Trio watches that go to Kew 75 per cent Are from Coventry. At Kew no watch has yet succeeded in getting the 100 Marks which signify perfection hut Coventry has come nearest with 92, and is always Well to Tho front. The Kew test is no Light one. The watch is tested in every position Aud its rate registered not Only per Day but per hour. It is Hung by its Pendant Hung upside Down Hung on each Side placed dial Down and Back Down and at any number of angles and to finish no with is baked in a oven and Frozen in an ice pail. No wonder that a watch with a Kew certificate is a Comfort to its owner. When it is considered that it makes 18,000 vibrations in hour and must not vary a second a week while a Quarter turn of its two time screws meaning the Millionth of an Inch will Muke a difference of 20 seconds a Day the delicacy of its adjustment will be appreciated As will also the risk of entrusting its repair to any but skillful hands. A jewellers review. My Clellan s warhorse. Something about Dan Tho Only Charger tin Gem nil Rodo. General Mcclellan a favorite War horse usually called Dan was a dark Bay about 17 hands High Well bred with Good a Tiou and never showing signs of fatigue no matter How Long the course. was a extremely handsome showy animal with More than Ordinary horse sense. Dan was a very fast Walker an important requisite in a commanders Charger hut a disagreeable accomplishment so far As his staff were concerned As their horses in general were kept on a slow Trot. After tire War Dan became the family horse at general Mcclellan a country Home in Orange Aud Sec med to to proud of his position performing his duties Well and easily. On one occasion when do item to a neighbouring estate by two ladies of Trio general of Unity and left untied As usual at the door Dan came to Tho conclusion that they had remained Long enough for an afternoon Call so declining to waste any More time there he trotted Back to his stable carefully turning out to pass carriages and other vehicles met on the Way Homo. Dan died and was buried in Orange. Tho general said of him 1 a Dan was one of those horses that could Trot All Day Long at a very rapid gait which kept All other horses at a Gallop. To earned from Tho aids the title of a that Devil Dan a a name that to justified on Many a Long and desperate ride Lefore i gave no the command of the army of tie Potomac. Dan was the Best horse i Ever had. was never ill for an Hoar never fatigued never disturbed under fire. The dear old fellow survived Tho War for Many years dying at a Ripe old age in 1879. No matter How Long we might be parted once for nearly four years he always recognized me the moment we met again and in his own Way showed his pleasure at seeing me. Even on Tho Day of his death which was a painless one he still attempted to Riso and Greet me but unable to do so he would lean his head against me Aud lick my hand. No Soldier Ever Lind a More faithful horse than i had in Daniel animal friends. Set ont tree. In the Spring. Spring is a better time to s t Trees than fall because. That. As m tries Are beginning to arc a Quot Tiv fore be in a condition t or it j in v readily to treatment Whin in fall they Are unlikely to Estabil. them Lvi a before cold weather sets in preserve the roots to the fullest possible extent and do not disturb the tree until after it Lias ripened and has Shell its Oiin it. If the roots Aro Cut away us they almost invariably Uro in Spring planting lie sure to Cut Back the top e. Rixford in ladies Home journal

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