The Chickasha Daily Express (Chickasha, Indian Terr.), Vol. 2, No. 42, Ed. 1 Saturday, February 16, 1901 Page: 3 of 8
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CHAPTER II. (Continued.)
"I'm sure I doa't know how I shall
set on there tonight. I don't know
where this frolicsome engine hai
chosen to deposit us but we must be
at least 10 miles away from North -cliff."
Janetta gave an Involuntary start;
the man's destination was the same as
"You can take my dogcart if you
like. It's at a house hard by. 1
case there that will detain me for
i the night" rejoined the doctor curtly.
Thanks ever so much. I believe
Ml be off then. Your patient is open-
ing her eyes; the rest of the passen-
gers seem sorting themselves. Let me
see there's a child that belongs to this
woman somewhere." And glancing
round he saw Janetta. faithful to her
trust seated on the bank with the
A child he sought in her arms.
He smiled and lifted his hat.
"Let me relieve you of your burden"
he said a certain tenderness In his
voice as he looked at the little child.
"There don't cry" to the little one
"mammy's all righ'."
He carried it off as genUy as a
woman would have done; then he re-
turned to Janetta standing by her
with a certain hesitation.
"I have turned up a friend here who
kindly offers his dogcart to forward
me to my destination. Can I be of
any service to you? I expect there
will be a train presently to carry on
the passengers. Is it an impertinence
to ask wheie you are going?"
Janetta rose with a feeling of stiff-
ness In her limbs and some unsteadi-
! ness of motion. The shock had half
dased her. "I'm going to the Orange
Nortbcliff." she said.
"How very odd! I'm bound for the
same place. Under the circumstances
we bad better go on together. I'll
to Drake about it. Sit down
again a minute. You look as If the I"
accident had been too much for your
nerves" be said smiling pleasantly.
"Kindly tell me your name and I'll
see that your luggage and my own are
forwarded to us ister."
"I'm Miss Howard."
"Thank you. Then I'll see If there
Is luggage tor the names of Howard
and Merlvale to be rescued from the
debris and then we'll get on as fast
as we can. As Miss Seymour Is deli-
cate. It might be serious If she heard
rumors of an accident to our train be-
fore we arrived.
"Invalid!" ejaculated Janetta as her
companion hurried off to complete his
preparations; "and I should not won-
der If this Mr. Merlvale were a nephew
of the old tody. Very likely has ex-
pectations!" Once fairly started la the brisk
c renins air. Janetta's courage anJ
spirits began to revive and she could
hardly help smiling at the curious po-
sition In which she found herself seat-
ed side by side with a complete stran-
ger la a borrowed dogcart going to a
lady of whom she knew absolutely
nothing but the name.
"It la certainly a curious coincidence
that yon and 1 should be bound tor
the same house." began Mr. Merlvale;
"but it is still more curious to me that
often as I am down at the Orange. I
nave not heard your name mentioned
Tnat Is easily explained. I an-
swered Miss Seymour's advertisement
lor a companion and she is kind
enough to give me a trial. We have
not met." said Janetta simply.
Her companion turned quickly and.
In the half light gave a swift acruti-
nlzlag glance accompanied by a smile
of which Janetta found it hard to ex-
plain the meaning. It was half
amused and half luc:e4uloua. He made
no sort of comment upon her explana-
tion but turned the conversation rap-
idly to other channels.
"He knows all about that eccentric
Id lady's advertisement." she thought
Mr. Merlvale chatted away so agree-
ably on many topics and the ten miles'
drive passH so quickly that Janetta
gave a little start of astonishment
when Mr. Merlvale pointed with his
whip to the twinkling Hunts of the
iittle harbor and told her that they
were within half a mile of their dea-
It was quite dark as they drove
through the cobbled streets of the
little town; then by a sharp ascent
they climbed the hill Just outside It.
and. turning into a drivegate set open
to receive them drew up at the door
of a long low irregularly built bouse.
Mr. Merlvale Jumped to the ground
and threw the reins to the groom
gently lifting Janetta out of the cart
The next Instant they were admitted
by an extremely smart parlormaid Into
the low. oak-pannelled hall where a
log-Ore biased cheerily on the hearth
A lady of between sixty and seventy
whose gown rustled as she moved ad
vsnced to meet her.
"Allow me to Introduce Miss How
ard " said Mr. Merlvale.
Janetta's luart sank. The stern fea-
ture of the lady to whom she was In
troduced scarcely relaxed Into a smile
and a cold hsnd held her own.
"Come in. Miss Howard Your train
must have been very late; we expected
you more tban an hour ago."
"There was an accident. The train
ran off the line. 1 think and we were
landed. Mr. Merlvale and 1 "
"Captain Merlvale.' corrected her
Janetta glanced round quickly to I
U Captain Merlvale had followed and
was listening to the correction; but
he was nowhere to be seen.
"We had not met before. I did not
know that he was Captain Merlvale
by intuition; but he was very anxious
that you should not be frightened on
his account. Miss Seymour. He told
me that you were not strong."
A smile crossed the narrow face a
"I am not Miss Seymour. It is
many years since any one irouoiea
himself to consider my feelings. I am
Mrs. Mortimer Miss Seymour's lady
housekeeper. Until lately I believed
myself also to be her companion; but
I'm dull apparently and getting old.
I'm not enough for her and I am to be
supplanted by you."
Janetta stretched out her hands
eagerly appealtngly a great sorrow
filling her heart for the woman before
her. with whom the world had evi-
dently dealt so hardly.
"Not supplanted" she said "only
supplemented. I don't know what
Miss Seymour's wants may be but let
me help you any way I can. I dont
care what I do. Yon can put me Into
the way of things tell me my duties
and give me a hint when I make a
"You will have no duties" replied
the elder woman coldly looking at
the outstretched hands but not taking
them Into her own. "You are young
and good-looking; they are the only
qualifications which Miss Seymour
seems to require. She will ace you.
she says after dinner. Shall I show
you to your room?"
Janetta followed her up the thickly-carpeted
stairs Into a room so lux-
uriously furnished that she comd
hardly believe that it was the one
Intended for her except that her fur
coat had been already carried up
there with such other possessions as
she had with her In the carriage.
She found Mrs. Mortimer still alone
when she went downstairs.
"Captain Merlvale dines tonight
with Mias Seymour In her Itoudolr"
she explained as she led the way Into
the dining room. "Sometimes Miss
Seymour is well enough to dine with
us. but today ahe has been over-exciting
herself and was so tired that I
advised ber remaining upstairs."
Janetta would have liked to have
asked a hundred questions about Miss
Seymour but the presence of the par-
lormsid and the forbidding manner of
her companion made her curb her curi-
osity. . They had scarcely returned to the
drawing room before a message was
delivered to Janetu to demand ber
presence In Miss Seymour's room.
"You can show Miss Howard the
way to your mistress' room. Mason"
said Mrs. Mortimer. And Janetta fol
lowed the maid.
She was ushered into a sitting room
more pet feet In detail than any she
had ever entered. It was a general
sense of beauty and luxury that struck
her at first for her attention centered
itself at once upon Its only occupant.
a fragile fair little lady quite young
who lay upon the couch that was
drawn near the lire.
She raised herself to a sitting pos
ture and held out her hand with a
smile of welcome.
"I'm afraid you must come to me.
Miss Howard. I'm too tired to get up to
greet you. Bit down near me will
you? I tent Harry off to the smoking
room as I told him I wanted to talk
to you alone for a bit"
JanetU shook hands seated herself
In the easy chair te which Miss Sey-
mour pointed and wondered If she
dreamed. This then was the Miss
Seymour she bad pictured as an ec
centric old maid devoted to poodles
Even her views about Captain Merl-
vale needed readjusting. Clearly he
was not a nephew with expectations!
More probably a cousin possibly a
The thoughts passed rapidly through
her mind until raising her eyes she
was conscious that she was being
watched eagerly by her companion.
There was something intensely at-
tractive In the face .hat looked Into
her own. It must have been very
pretty until Ill-health and delicacy had
written their lines on It Even now
the shape of It was charming. The
flaxen hair that waved on the forehead
was abundant and beautifully dressed
the folds of white silk and soft-falling
lace were becomingly arranged
round the tiny throat; but oh! how
delicate she looked. Something of the
pity that JanetU felt must have found
expression In her face for Miss Sey-
mour broke the silence with petulant
"You are sorry for me. like every
one else I read it In your eyes; but
I'm not going to die. I'm going to get
well or all the doctors lie."
"I devoutly hope you will and
quickly." replied JanetU gently "and
you must tell me what I can do to
help you. I'm sure I could carry you
you are so light and small."
Miss Seymour broke into merry
laughter. "I don't want you for hard
labor. I wonder if you thought it was
a lunatic who put that advertisement
Into the paper? Harry declared that
nobody in her senses would answer It.
but many did.
"I had over two hundred answers so
many that I would not even apen them
all. I liked your photo. I thought
you were pretty and looked true so I
told Mrs. Mortimer to take your letter
and answer It as If from me and to
return all the others.
'It was Doctor Drake's
the man you saw at the train tonight
Barry tells me that he scented the ac-
cident from afar and was on the
scene almost directly It happened. He
is called clever bnt he does not cure
"Well he found me crying one day
and he said I ought to have some one
bright and young and good-tempered
about me. You can't call Mrs. Morti
mer any one of those things can you?" J
JanetU did not answer; she felt
that the remark was in bad taste.
"I sha'n't like you If you look
shocked every time I'm flippant.
Where was I? So I advertised half
in fun and half In earnest and of
course Mrs. Mortimer Is very cross.
although it won't make the smallest
difference in her lot except that she
will have to give orders for another
place to be laid at every meal.
"She is perfectly Invaluable In her
way housekeeper chaperon compan-
ion everything rolled into one; but
she is occasionally depressing."
"You will give me something to do?"
said JanetU when Miss Seymour came
to a pause. "Not the things that Mrs.
Mortimer has done for you. It might
hurt her feelings."
"Oh you will not have much to do.
You will be cheerful when I'm sad
and kind when I'm cross; and you
won't offer to read aloud unless I ask
you and you will talk when I want
you to Ulk; and above all things
you won t try palpably to amuse me.
"Nothing bores me like that; and I
do hope you can arrange flowers nice-
ly. Mrs. Mortimer makes bouquets as
round as pumpkins and Is so annoyed
when I criticise.
"I wonder" she said with a rapid
change of subject "how you liked Cap-
Uln Merlvale? I'm engaged to him
you know and he has come to stay
here for a little bit before be goes out
to India. He Is ordered to the front."
"He was very kind." replied Janetta.
"I scarcely know how I would have got
here without him."
"We were engaged before I had the
fall from my horse which has mad
me what you see me" went on MUs
Seymour twisting her engagement
ring round and round upon her finger
so that every diamond in It caught and
reflected the light In a thousand rainbow-colored
"It's hard luck that I lie here help-
less like this. Isn't it when there is
such a life of happiness before me?
I'm going to get well but It's long U
wait. Now you can guess bow muck
I shall need cheering when Harry
goes abroad. He's very good to me
and declares he's never dull when be
comes; bnt you will try to make It
more cheerful for hUn. If you wait a
little while he'll be up again.
"You will not need an Introduction
after that long drive in the dark. He
was pleased with you. because he said
you were the only woman in the acci-
dent who did not scream."
JanetU langbed. "Terror does not
Uke that form with me; It makes me
feel incapable of uttering a sound. I
expect I was Just as frightened as any
"Well at any rate you kept it well
under" said a voice behind her; and
looking round JanetU saw that Cap
tain Merlvale had entered the room
(To be continued.)
See tore j Test. Show Pratt Jell?
WhoUy of (Mass
The General Assembly of Kentucky
recently enacted a law providing for
the inspection of food products sold In
that sUte. and Intrusted the work to
the agricultural experiment station.
The sUtlon submitted a report show-
ing that fully 40 per cent of all sam
ples Of food Uken were adulterated
Some of the adulterants used are In
Jurioufc jo health; others have been
put In to cheapen articles of food. As
examples of the former the inspectors
found so-called "fruit Jellies" made
wholly or In part of glue and artificial
coloring and flavoring matters. They
found salicylic acid sometimes In
targe quantities in tomato catsups
preserves and afjstt fo.vl atodwCbl
which were sold as pure and formalde
hyde and other preservatives in milk
which perhaps In some cases was fed
to InfanU. The most striking example
of all la In the case of essence of pep-
permint and essence of cinnamon
These extracts contained wood alcohol
a poisonous substance as one of the in
gredlenU. In the preparation of these
essences a mixture of wood alcohol
and common alcohol was used In place
of common alcohol presumably to
avoid the government Ux on alcohol
Thla condition of affairs la by no
means confined to Kentucky. Equally
flagrant InsUnces of adulteration are
reported in the publications of other
ststlons engaged in the Inspection of
foods and from many other sources.
Oast Frtghiaaesl the
Some boys in Macon. Mo. recently
fed the contents of a box of eeWnu
powders to a goat belong to a family
which had recently moved Into the
neighborhood. Then Uklng It for
granted that he was thirsty they led
Billy to a near-by trough and permit-
ted him to drink heartily. Soon the
fining began and the goat tore down
the street toward the woods at a reck-
less pace. Some negroes living sev-
eral miles ont of town claim to have
seen Old Nick himself as they verily
believed rushing along the road In
broad daylight His majesty resem-
bled an enormous goat thee e'd but
they recognised him as the devil be-
cause he was spitting fire and brim
The Increase la membership of ths
New England Cremation Society dur-
ing the past year has been larger than
for several years.
TALM AGE'S SERMON.
PLEADS FOR A MORE DEMON-
The Dsty or Chrttttaa to Speak Out
Heartily ou the Kids of Klcutseos-
dcm sad to Slag with Joyoas Hearts
(Copyright 1901. by Louts Klopsch. N. T.)
Washington Ft. 10. In this dis-
course Dr. Talmage calls for a more
demonstrative religion and a hearty
speaking out on the right side of ev-
erything; text Mark 9: 25 "Thou
dumb and deaf spirit I charge the"
come out of him."
Here was a case of great domestic
anguish. The son of the household
was possessed of an evil spirit which
among other things paralyzed his
tongue and made him speechless.
When the influence was on the patient
he could not say a word articula-
tion was Impossible. The spirit that
captured this member of the household
was a dumb spirit so called by Christ
a spirit abroad today and as lively
and potent as in New Testament times.
Yet In all the realms of sermonology
I cannot And a discourse concerning
this dumb devil which Christ charged
upon in my text saying "Come out of
There has been much destructive
superstitlton abroad In the world con-
cerning possession by evil spirits.
Under the form of belief in witchcraft
this delusion swept the continents.
Persons were supposed to be possessed
with some evil spirit which made them
able to destroy others. In the six-
teenth century in Geneva 1.500 persona
were burned to death as witches. In
one neighborhood of Prance 1.000 per-
sons were burned. In two centuries
200000 persons were slain as witches.
So mighty wss the delusion that it
included among Its victims some of
the greatest intellects of all time
such as Chief Justice Matthew Hale
and Sir Edward Coke and such re-
nowned ministers of religion as Cotton
Mather one of whose books Benjamin
Franklin said shaped his life and
Richard Baxter and Archbishop Cran-
mer and Martin Luther; and among
writers and philosophers. Lord Bacon.
That belief which has become the
laughing stock of all sensible people
counted its disciples among the wisest
and best people of Sweden Germany.
England France. Spain and New Eng-
land. But while wc respect witchcraft
any man who believes the Bible must
believe that there are diabolical agen-
cies abroad In the world. While there
are ministering spirits to bless there
are infernal spirits to hinder to poison
and to destroy. Christ was speaking
to a splr ual existence when standing
before the afflicted one of the text he
said "Thou dumb and deaf spirit.
come out of him."
Oomb aad Deaf Spirit.
Against this dumb devil of the text
I put you on your guard. Do not
think that this agent of evil has put
his blight on those who. by omission
of the vocal organs have had the gold-
en gates of speech bolted and barred.
Among those who have never spoken
a word are the most gracious and
lovely an talented souls that were
ever Incarnated. The chaplains of the
asylums for the dumb can tell you en
chanting stories of those who never
celled the nsme of father or mother
or child and many of the most devout
and prayerful souls will never In this
orld speak the name of God or
Many a deaf mute have I seen with
the angel of intelligence seated at the
window of the eye who never came
forth from the door of the mouth
What a miracle of loveliness and
knowledge was Laura Brldgman of
New Hampshire not only without fac-
ulty of speech but without bearing
and without sight all these faculties
removed by sickness when 2 years of
age. yet becoming a wonder at needle-
work at the piano at the sewing ma-
chine and an intelligent student of the
Scriptures snd confounding pnlloso-
phers who came from all parts of the
world to study the phenomenon.
Thanks to Christianity for what it
has done for the amelioration of the
condition of the deaf and dumb. Back
In the ages they were put to death as
having no right with such paucity of
equipment to live and for centuries
they were classed among the Idiotic
and unsafe. But in the sixteenth cen-
tury came Pedro Ponce the Spanish
monk and in the seventeenth century
came John Pablo Bonet. another Span-
ish monk with dactylology or the
finger alphabet and in our own coun-
tury we have had John Braid wood and
Drs. Mitchell and Ackerly and Peet and
Gal'audet who have given to uncount-
ed thousands of those whose tongues
were forever sl'.ent the power to spell
out on the air by a manual alphabet
their thoughts about this world and
their hopes for the next We rejoice
in the brilliant inventions In behalf of
tbone who were born dumb. One of
the most impressive audiences I ever
addressed was in the far west an au-
dience of about (00 persons who had
never heard a sound or spoken a word
an Interpreter standing beside me
while I addressed fhem. I congratu-
lated that audience on two advantages
they had over the mast of us the one
that they escaped hearing a great
many disagreeable things and on the
otner fact that they escaped nayine
things they were sorry for afterward.
Yet after all the alleviations a shack-
led tongue is an appalling limitation
But we are not this morning speaking
of congenial mutes We mean those
who are bora with all the faculties of
vocal! ration and yet have been struck
by the evil one mentioned to the teat
the dumb devil to whom Christ called
when he said "Thou dumb and deaf
spirit I charge thee come out of him."
Silence Sometimes a Crime.
There has been apotheoslzation of
silence. Someone has said silence is
golden and sometimes the greatest
triumph Is to keep your mouth shut
But sometimes silence is a crime and
the direct result of the baleful Influ-
ence of the dumb devil of our text.
There is hardly a man or woman who
has not been present on some occa-
sion when the Christian religion be-
came a target for raillery. Perhaps It
was over in the store some day when
there was not much going on and the
clerks were in a group or It was in
the factory at the noon spell or it was
out on the farm under the trees while
you were resting or it was in the club-
room or it was In a social circle or
it was in the street oh the way home
from business or It was on some occa-
sion which you remember without my
describing it. Someone got the laugh
on the Bible and caricatured the pro-
fession of religion as hypocrisy or
made a pun out of something that
Christ said. The laugh sUrted and
you Joined in and not one word of pro-
test did you utter. What kept you
silent? Modesty? No. Incapacity to
answer? No. Lack of opportunity?
No. It was a blow on both your Hps
by the wing of the dumb devil. If
someone should malign your father or
mother or wife or husband or child
you would flush up quick and either
with an indignant word or doubled up
fist make response. And yet here is
our Christian religion which has done
so much for you and so much for the
world that It will Uke all eternity to
celebrate It and yet when It was at-
tacked you did not so much as say.
"I differ. I object. I am sorry to hear
you say that. There la another side
to this." You Christian people ought
in such times as these to go armed
not with earthly weapons but with the
sword of the spirit. You ought to have
four or Ave questions with which you
could confound any man who attacks
Christianity. A man 90 years old was
telllngmebow he put to flight a scoffer.
My aged friend said to the skeptic
"Did you ever read the history of
Joseph in the Bible?" "Yea." said
the man. "it is a fine story and as in-
teresting a story as I ever read."
"Well now" said my old friend "sup-
pose that account of Joseph stopped
half way?" "Oh" said the man "then
it would not be entertaining." "Well.
now " said my friend we nave in mis
world only half of everything and do
you not think that when we hear the
last half things may be consistent and
that then we may find that God was
Rllenre Gives Coateat.
Ob friends better load up with a
few interrogation points! You cannot
afford to be silent when God and the
Bible and the things of eternity are
assailed. Your silence gives consent
to the bombardment of your Father's
house. You allow a slur to be cast on
your mother'a dying pillow. In behalf
of the Christ who for you went
through the agonies of assassination
on the rocky bluff back of Jerusalem
you dared not face a sickly Joke. Bet-
ter load up with a few questions so
that next time you will be ready. Say
to the scoffer: "My dear sir will you
tell me whst makes the difference be-
tween the condition of woman In
China and the United SUtes? What
do you think of the sermon on the
mount? How do you like the golden
rule laid down In the Scriptures? Are
you In favor of the Ten Command
menu? In your large and extensive
reading have you come across a love-
lier character than Jesus Christ? Will
you please to name the triumphant
deatfroeda of Infidels and atheisU?
How do you account for the fact that
among the out and out believers In
Christianity were such persons as
Renjamin Franklin. John Ruskln.
Thomas Carlyle Babington Macaulay.
William Penn Walter Scott. Charles
Kingsley. Horace Bushnell. James A.
Garfield Robert E. Lee. Stonewall
Jackson Admiral Foote. Admiral Far-
ragut. Ulysses S. Grant John Milton
William Shakespeare Chief Justice
Marshall John Adams. Daniel Web-
ster George Washington? How do
you account for their fondness for the
Christian religion? Among the In-
numerable colleges and universities of
the earth will you name me three
started by infidels and now supported
by Infidels? Down In your heart are
you really happy in the position you
occupy anUgoniatic to the Christian
religion? When do you have the most
rapturous views of the next world?"
Go at him with a few such questions
and he will get so red In the face as to
suggest apoplexy and he will look at
his watch and any he has an engage-
ment and must go. You will put him
in a sweat that will beat a Turkish
bath. You will put him on a rout com-
pared with wh.-h our troops at Bull
Run made no time at all. Arm your-
self not with arguments but with ln-
terrogation points and I promise you
i victory. Shall such a man as you.
shall such a woman as you. surrender
i to one of the meanest spiriU that ever
smoked up from the pit the dumb
I devil spoken of la the text?
PaMM Reragnltloa or Sad.
Do not let the world deride the
! church because of all this for the
' dumb devil Is Just a conspicuous in
the world. The great political parties
: assemble at the proper time to build
come In with a ringing report. Where-
as" and "Whereas" and "Whereas."
Pronunclamentos all shaped with the
one idea of getting the moat votes. All
expression in regard to the great moral
evila of the country ignored No ex-
pression to behalf of temperate living
wooM lose the vote of the
liquor traffic. No expression In re-
gard to the universal attempt at the
demolition of the Lord's day. No recog
nition of God in ibe history of
tions for that would lose the vote'
of atheisU. But "Whereas." and
"Whereas." and "Whereas." Nine
cheers will be given for the platform.
The dumb devil of the text puto one
wing over the one platform and the
other wing over the other platform.
Those great conventions are opened
with prayer by their chaplains. If they
avoided platitudes and told the honest
truth in their prayers they would aay:
"O Lord we want to be postmasters
and consuls and foreign ministers and
United States district attorneys. For
that we are here and for that we will
strive till the election next November.
Give us office or we die. Forever and
ever amen." The world to say the
least is no better than the church on
this subject of silence at the wrong
time. In other words is it not time
for Christianity to become pronounced
and aggressive as never before? Take
sides for God and sobriety and right-
eousness. "If the Ixrd be God fallow
him; if Baal then follow him." Have
you opportunity of rebuking a sin?
Rebuke It. Have you a chance to cheer
a disheartened soul? Cheer it Have
you a useful word to speak? Speak It
Be Bp aad Doles-
Be out and out up and down for
righteousness. If your ship is afloat
on the Pacific ocean of God's mercy.
hang out your colors from the mast-
head. Show your passport if you have
one. Do not smuggle your soul Into
the harbor of heaven. Speak out for
God! Close up the chapter of lost op-
portunities and open a new chapter.
Before you get to the door on your
way out shake hands with someone
and ask him to Join you on the road
to heaven. Do not drive up to heaven
in a two wheeled "sulky" with room
only for one and that yourself but
get the biggest gospel wagon you can
And and pile It full of friends and
neighbors and shout till they boar you
all up and down the skies "Come with
us and we will do you good for the
Lord hath promised good concerning
Israel." The opportunity for good which
you may constaer insignincani may
be tremendous for results as when on
the sea Captain Haldane swore at the
ship's crew with an oath that wished
them all in perdition and a Scotch
sailor touched his cap and said "Cap-
tain God hears prayer and we would
be badly off If your wish were an-
swered." CapUin Haldane was con-
victed by the sailor's remark and con-
verted and became the means of the
salvation of his brother Robert who
had been an infidel and then Robert
became a minister of the gospel and
under his ministry the godless Felix
Neff became the world renowned mis-
sionary of the cross and the worldly
Merle d'Aublgne became the author of
"The History f the Reformation" and
will be the glory of the church for all
ages. Perhaps you may do as much
as the Scotch sailor who just tipped his
cap and used one broken sentence by
which the earth and the heavens are
still resounding with potent Influences.
Do something for God' and do It right
away or you will never do it at all.
Time flies away fast
The while we never remember;
How soon our life here
Grows old with the year
That dies with the next December!
NEW STYLE OF LIFEBOAT.
laveatloa of Charles Maya Laaached at
A new form of lifeboat which it is
believed will result In the saving of
many lives at sea. was launched at 1
o'clock this afternoon from the yards
of the Cuthbert Boat Building com-
pany. Ninety-second street and the
Calumet river. It is the Invention of
Charles Mayo formerly of the British
navy and employed in the Cuthbert
yard. The lifeboat is constructed in the
shape of a barrel being about twenty
feet long and composed of two cylin-
ders one inside of the other. The
width Is the same as an ordinary life-
boat and the capacity of the craft Is
given as fifty persons. The spaca be-
tween the two shells will be fll!ed with
compressed air to supply the occu-
pants when the hatches are battened
down In a heavy sea. The inner shell
is pivoted at the ends and weighted at
the bottom so that it will mainUln an
upright position no matter how heavy
the sea. This will prevent the occu-
panU from being injured by being
thrown about the inside through the
tossing of the waves. The outer shell Is
made of sheet Iron In much the same
way that metallic lifeboats are built
The inner shell Is of aluminum with
automatic aluminum hatches which
will close Instantly when one
enters the boat. In Its pres-
ent form the boat Is Intended
for use as a lifeboat on vessel but It
to believed that Improvements can be
made on it so that It will bs available
tnr tiRo bv life saving crewe. Bach
I boat will weigh abjut 3000 pounds aad
can be carried on daviu like aa ordi-
I nary lifeboat and lowered to the water
In the same way.
viricidal Idea la W eddies
They have their own ideas of origin-
ality out in Wyoming. At Casper that
sUte Ross Lambert owner of a sheep
ranch and Miss Louisa Morrison were
married at midnight while seated la
a sheep wagon. The ceremony was wit-ne-ed
by the bride's mother aad a
but he and the bride wanieo soaasuing
unusual. As soon as the knot was
tied they started for Lambert's ranch
twenty miles away traveling to the
Jasper is found abs
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