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The fisherman wades in the surgeci
The sailor sails over the sea;
The soldier steps bravely to battle;
The woodman lays axe to the tree.
ently. “After axi It was more to get
it off my mind than anything else.
I’ll do my best to converse on agiee-
able subjects after thls.”
“Then it wasn’t because you really
wanted to propose to me?*’ said Mar-
gherita. “It was weighing on your
mind as a disagreeable duty to be per
formed and you wanted to have done
with, it! How very peculiar! Really,
though, I shouldn’t have felt you were
“You don’t understand,” said Nico
demus, “I assure you that I’ve not had
a night’s rest for a month, thinking
about you. I’ve lost my appetite en
tirely. Everybody notices it. I’m re
ally awfully in love with you. I never
did get into such a condition before—
not so bad, I mean—so it makes it all
“Makes what all the harder?” asked’
“Being refused,” said Nicodemus.
Sialrwe came back to her home island
with her liberal education of ten pages
in the primer and twenty Christian
hymns, and the ten commandments
and the Lord’s Prayer.—Youth’s Com*
SOMETHING FOR EVERYBODY
The Russian czar rules over 160,-
At the beginning oi the present,
Usine Our Talents.
They are each of the breed of the he
Every Christian is endowed by his
year the population of Australia was.
Redeemer, The Christian has special
The manhood attempered in strife;
A Psalm of Comfort.
advantages and every one is account
Strong hands that go lightly to labor,
It is figured that a million and * a.
Look up! sad heart, and grieve no able to God for the u§e'<or abuse of
True hearts that take comfort in
quarter persons pass in and out of
them. It is well to stop every now length? Bella—Worse; she held him London each day.
Naught e’er.can go amiss;
and then and take account of your
It has been announced that ; an air
in each is the seed to replenish
spiritual stock. Our Lord' has delayed at hat’s width.
ship line will be in operation soon
The world with the vigor it needi
His coming now 1900 years and more.
Resides in all that is.
The center of honest affections,
—No, sir. It’s a bunion makes me walk tween Potsdam and Berlin,
The impulse to generous deeds.
In Athens there are good dentists,.
return. This is to test us, whether that way—Scranton Truth.
Nor think thyself and kith alone,
Or dark and cold thy place;
Her Father—You must rememberj and the people take care of
we are true merchantmen. To be
But the shark drinks the blood of the
Surrounding thee is all thine own
faithful only in the visible presence sir, that we only have: one daughter. teeth. In the rest of Greece the
The sailor is dropped in the sea;
of the Master is. not to be fully trust Her Suitor—Well, I—er—er—only
barber, who only pulls teeth.
The soldier lies cold by his cannon;
There is no creature e’er denied
The woodman is crushed by his
On account of its great 1 strength
stances be unequal, we may equally
The Beggar—Sir, I was not always
The comfort of His eye;
serve the Lord in.th^nx You may not like this. The Victim—No’ last week drawn glass is being widely resorted
have ten talents, but all have the one you were lame in the other leg — to for many purposes. It withstands,
Where thou art, He is nigh.-
sudden changes of temperature, re
talent. Try to make your one. talent Cleveland Deader.
“Still, I don’t want you to feel bad No child wap ever loved like thee—
ten. The “well done” will be pro “What’s the matter ?k Doesn’t life sists fire to a great extent and is very-
about it,” he went on. “I’ll probably
’ ’ ’ i Despite the galling pain,
nounced upon the one ®talent. man as look rosy?” “Not much, My creditors strong.
get over It very soon. I do sometimes, That breaks the heart and bows the
well as the ten' talent man if he has are after me, and life is more of a dun
The meeting of the. British Asso
you know—generally, as a matter of
made good. Qpd gives lis each a tal color.”—Stray Stories.
ciation in 1913 will in alf probability
fact. And you aren’t a bit to blame.
ent and says “till I come.” In other
be held in Australia. The effort la-
“Talk,” said Uncle Eben, “is sumpin’ being made by the officials of the Uni
You’ve been as sweet as could be to Just now no stars the path reveal
words, make good.
like rain' A. certain amount is wel versity of Melbourne, who are nowim
me and you’ve never given me any
Across the trackless sea;
come an’ necessary. But doggone a correspondence.with the various' edu
The New.Commandof Love»
“I know It’s altogether idiotic of me reason—any encouragement in that But One there is who guides the
The Gospel of John records for us deluge!”—Washington Star.
to entertain any sort of hope,” said way, you know. I’ve known girls to
cational and scientific bodies of the?
And guides eternally.
the new commandinent of Jesus, He
“I thought you and Mrs. Brown southern continent.
lilcodemus. “As a matter of fact I encourage me.”
gave few commandments. He was were the best of friends.” “We were,
haven’t any hope. Not the fatitost.
“Shameful!” commented Margherita.
He loves thee—would en- ever revealing principles.
But this until we rented a summer cottage to Mr. Gabet, a French inventor, has.
I'm just telling you about it to re “How many girls do you make a prac Fear not!
recently conducted some very suc
form of a gether.”—Detroit Free Press.
lieve my mind." Kind of had to, don’t tice of proposing to in the course of
Thy very self in light;
experiments with a torpedo*
commandment, and told them it was
you know. You know how It is. I a month, Mr. Swankey?”
Rich Uncle Ebenezer—So you are operated by the wireless system, and.
And give thee visions as of old,
‘I have proposed to as many as
don’t mean in a case of this kind, of
To gird thee for the right.
named after me, are you? Small
The Oold Testament had ever bidden Nephew—Yes. Ma said it was too he says that in a short time he will,
course, you 'being a girl; but you three,” confessed Nicodemus. “I never
have his device perfected so that it
know how it is when you have to tell expect to propose to another, though. Look up! sad heart, and grieve no men to love, but this was a new love, bad, but we wanted your money badly, will be possible to control the death
You’re the last.”
Fat Man—What! Are you going to dealing device for a distance of eight
Naught e’er can go amiss;
The new love was tp be “better than
“I hope so,” said Margherita. “I’ll Thy
“Being a girl, of course I do,” re
barque will surely reach the yourself.” Now men were to love with let this small boy shave me? Barber— miles.
plied Margherita. “Well, I hope your try to see to it that you don’t.”
A Berlin museum has recently ac
a love like Christ’s, unselfish, everlast Let the boy have his fun for once. It
“It will be very kind of you,” said
mind feels at ease now.”
And thine be all that is.
ing, and only by such love would men is his birthday, sir—Fliegende Blat quired a very valuable manuscript
Nicodemus sighed dolefully. “I sup Nicodemus, absent-mindedly.
—Rev. Calvin Weiss Leufer.
which originated in the second cen
accredit themselves as His disciples ter.
“Nick,” said Margherita, “what
pose it does,” he said.
B. C. It seems to be of the na
“You hadn’t finished what you were made you think I refused you?”
“Let the peace of God rule in y.our ing any one with such love? It was steamboat)—Is there any fear of ture of a biographical dictionary, for*-
“They all do,” said Nicodemus.
going to say, though, had you?” asked
'Deck-hand (carelessly) — it contains a list of the leading merni
—and be ye thankful.”—Col. 8: to be no rare and exceptional thing. danger?
“What could you do? You couldn’t heart
fear, ma’am, but not a bit of the time in art, statesmanship’ and.
“I-^I think so,” said Nicodemus. “I accept me, could you?”
“The secret of the Lord is with them
warfare with much other general in*
“I hate to have people settle for that fear him.”—Psalm 25:14.
just thought I’d tell you, anyway.”
formation of a similar •nature, The
BIG SUIT OVER SMALL THINGS.
“Tell me what?” asked the young themselves beforehand what I am go
paper was found in the wrappings ojff
woman. “I haven’t heard anything yet ing to do and what I’m not going to Just to let thy Father do—what He
except that you don’t entertain any
as Well as the Largue Ones.
Of the railways in Holland, E. V».
hope. You are really a little incoher- you may say, I’m not at all sure that
Complicated and expensive criminal Statesman.
Lucas writes: “The trains come in to
I’ve received any offer from you. You
follow hour by hour—as He proceedings involving the sale of a
“How do you manage to live with the minute and go out to the minute..'
write it out plainly and send it to me Just to
faded flannel shirt and a pair of out work?” asked the kind lady. “I The officials afre intelligent and po
i and I’ll give you my answer within a Just to draw the moment’s power—as dilapidated
shoes would cause attor don’t, ma’am,” answered the hobo. lite. The carriages are good. Every
neys in the state courts to smile in “I’m allers workin* somebody.”—Chi station has its waiting room, where-
She got up, nodded kindly at Nico« Just to trust Him—this is all.
derision, but no case is too small to cago Daily News.
you may sit and read and drink a cup.
Then the day will surely be
demus and left the room.
escape the . sharp eyes of Uncle Sam’s
of coffee that is not only hot and fresh„
And Nicodemus had to move quick- Peaceful, whatsoe’er befall,
legal watchdogs, the Los Angeles
ly. to catch her before she got a foot
of Folly, “is one who, when he has the but. is recognizably the product of
the berry. It impossible to travel ini
beyond the threshold.—Chicago News.
Frank Miller of Omaha was arrested choice of two evils, chooses both and the wrong train.”
Not long ago there died on one of by Deputy United States Marshal sticks around to wait for more.”-2-
Little- gophers and moles are the?
FOB BREACH OF PROMISE.
the small islands of Micronesia. a Place at San Diego yesterday upon an
Mother (complainlngly)—Will seems cause of endless trouble for the South
young woman named Siakwe. The indictment charging him with having
Penalties Are Different in the Vari
have forgotteiF us at college. His ern Pacific company, and continual'
story of her life is a curious tale.
are so short. Father (tersely) expense, especially in the Willamette
The last time the Morning Star was from a soldier. The articles are ap
valley, where *t-he land, is rich and the
Opinions differ radically the world
praised at $3.50, which is probably a So is Will when he writes ’em.—Bal gophers like to live and dig. Fore
over as to what constitutes a breach in the little harbor at Nukuor, Siakwe liberal estimate. The law forbids the timore American.
man Strawn is raising portions of
of promise. In some parts of the came on board, and asked the cap purchase of any article of clothing
Mrs. Dyer—Have you ever called on ; the track near Eugene an inch to two .
United States the laws refuse to rec tain’s wife if she might take the, wash from one of the country’s defenders
the people in the next apartment? inches and other section foremen have
ognize any breadh of promise case and ing of the missionaries ashore and do without a permit.
Gossip—No; the walls are so ' to do the same in other sections.-—
a man may become engaged and dis
But in spite of the apparent petti
engaged as often as he likes with im in a few hours Siakwe’s husband ness of the alleged offense, the federal thin that I know all about their af- Eugene (Ore.) Guardian.
brought the clean clothes back on
Birmingham, England, was the
officers, both here and at Omaha, are
Bacon—A woman who wants to
In some states, again, enormous
s wife paid him, against taking as much pains as though the vote is called a Suffragette, is she 1 home of prize fighting when.the ring;
damages may be awarded on the
’ was patronized by literature and roy-
case involved millions. Before Miller
barest evidence. The attitude of the his protest, and he took the money is returned to Nebraska the expense not? Egbert—Well, yes, that’s what ’ alty. There was Bendigo, who became?
KICODKMUS HAD TO MOVE QUICKLY.
law toward the man who changes his and returned to his home. But soon of the proceedings may mount up into she’s called if there are ladies pres an enemy to all unrighteousness».
mind after popping the question in Siakwe came out in her canoe, and. hundreds of dollars.
“Wot’s atheists'?” he asked once, odl .
“Tell me,” said the lovelorn youth, ’ being told that a gathering of men hei
ent this afternoon, Mr. Swankey.”
different countries also differs widely, gave back the money. “Take it,” she
Nicodemus groaned. “I suppose I although as a general rule the faith- said. “I must not let you think I did inals that makes the crooks fear prose “what’s the best way to find out what saw were of that persuasion. He was-
could get that name changed,” he said. less man is likely to have rather the It for money; there is so little I can cution in the federal court as they a woman thinks of you?” “Marry told, “Don’t believe in no God, .don’t;
do to help.” So, in the spirit of Him
her,” replied Peckham • promptly.— they?” he shouted. “Here, hold my
“I’m told that if you« apply to the better of It.
never do in the state tribunals.
State legislature they’ll do It for you.
There are fewer breach of promise Who washed His disciples’ feet, she
coat, I’ll sh-qw ’em wot’s wot!” .
The theory of the government Is Catholic Standard and Times.
The only thing is that it would seem cases in France than In any other counted it a privilege to wash the gar that every offense committed against
Man’s outer garments ought, to be?-
a little rough on the old gentleman. country, The French law requires the ments of those who were conveying the statutes of the United States war chins on their hands when they are made so that they could be cleaned ev
I’m pretty sure he wouldn’t like it. plaintiff to prove in court that she
rants prosecution. Men who have de trying to think?” “To hold their ery week or so; indeed, some- now send-.
Mother wouldn’t, either. You see the has suffered a pecuniary loss by her that great ocean world.
At the time she became a Christian frauded the government of a few dol mouths shut so that they won’t dis their woolen garments to dry. clean
position I’m in, don’t you? I don’t fiance’s change of mind. Throughout
had never seen a missionary. She lars are dealt with as summarily as turb themselves.”—Cleveland Leader. ers .Instead of having them “cleaned”'
suppose it would make any difference France a bride almost invariably has
“Who gave the bride away?” “Her and pressed in the ordinary way, but;
with her husband for six months purloiners of thousands. The govern
to you, though, would it? If I picked a “dot,” large or small, and the fact
ment is always ready to put its splen little brother. He stood up right in prices; for dry cleaning men’s/-clothing;
up something like Percival De Lancey, is likely to weaken her case. The
did machinery in motion to convict the midlie of the ceremony and yelled, are unnecessarily highland ought to-
same law has been adopted in Austria there was a mission, and the contrast even the smallest malefactor. The ‘Hurrah, Fanny, you’ve got him at come down when dry cleaning wouldl
Margherita shook her pretty head. and Holland, where the number of
counterfeiter who makes a dozen last!’”—Western Christian Advocate. become a much greater industry».
“I’m sure that I can’t guess what you such cases is proportionately very her own distant island wrought the bogus dollars is sought foY with as
Tommy—Pop, what is the difference Other men in summer wear “wash
mean,” she said.
small. A simpler and more direct
vision and sight? Tommy’s able” garments which are worn a day
“Oh, I know it wouldn’t,” said Nico method 1 b , of course, for the relatives large equipment; but in these six the country with counterfeit $20 gold
my son, you can flatter or so and then relaundered.—New?
demus. “I am sure that it isn’t worth of the plaintiff to take the law into
her a vision, but don’t York Press.
their own hands.
There is a statute which covers the call her a sight.—Philadelphia Rec
Miss Rose Weintraub of Philadel
“You must know best,” said Mar
In Germany an elaborate method oi. .as ten pages in the English primer. entire question. It is made a crime to
phia is at the head of the movement
gherita. “But I should like to know announcing the betrothal practically She learned the commandments and . purchase guns, equipment, blankets, ord.
what you were going to say in the puts an end to all breach of promise the Lord’s Prayer and’ twenty Chris uniforms, shoes or other supplies, ex Miss Gushing—Why, how do you to erect a memorial to Elizabeth A-
ffirst place. You seemed to be feeling cases. As soon as a couple become tian hymns, went back, to her own isl cept under a special permit. The law do, dear? I didn’t think you would Phillips, known as Miss Santa Claus^
a little discouraged about something. engaged the pair visit *the public and, unknown to the .missionaries, and was framed to prevent the regulars remember me. It’s a whole year since whose death was recorded recently»
Then you go wandering off about State I town hall and declare their wiiling- taught the little population of Nukuor from disposing of their outfits in case we met. .Miss Cutter—I didn’t recall The work is being directed by thfe
your'1 face at first, but I remembered Elizabeth A. Phillips Memorial Asso
legislatures and nonsense, Of course I ness to marry, and sign with wit- all she knew. She scraped the bottom they wanted to raise a few dollars.
ciation, and the cents and dimes yfrom,-
shouldn’t want to force your confi- nesses, a series of documents which of her meager barrel in giving to its
Pawnshops are closely watched in your dress.—St. Louis Republic.
children who wish to contribute to
render a' change of mind on the man’s last grain her handful of meal. And every city near which is located Án
Lady—But poverty is no excuse for
“Do you mean to say you don’t part practically out of the question. , when the first missionary landed on army post. It was not uncommon, being dirty! Do you never wash your the fund are to be received by prexelv
When either party wishes to with her island a few years ago, the peo years ago, for a soldier to return from face? Tramp (with an injured air) Co. and Alb’ert F. Maltby, who used;,
know that I was proposing to you?’’
asked Nicodemus, with wide-open draw from this agreement the pair ple were already Christians. They’ his leave of absence clad in rags. —Pardon me, lady, but I’ve adopted to supply whatever vehicles Miss,
again visit the town hall and another could read ten pages in the English Since the passage of thé law referred this ’ere dry-cleanin’ process as bein’ Santa Claus needed to distribute her
gifts at’ Christmas, will be treasurer.
Margherita leaned back in her chair series of documents are formally primer, recite the ten commandments, to, pawnbrokers and secondhand cloth more ’ealthy and ’i-geenic—Punch.
and laughed until the tears brimmed signed, witnessed and sealed. The and do something toward keeping ing dealers are generally cautious
“Why don’t you bring out an um Mrs. O. C. Edwards of MacLeod,
authorities then determine the ques them, pray to God in the words of Je about making purchases from soldiers. brella
over and ran down her cheek.
on a drenching day Hike this?” Canada, has compiled a book show-
Nicodemus bit his thumb nail and tion of compensation for injured feel
a man of a neighbor’s sons ing the legal status of women lib
A Great Career Ahead.
then stared at the gas log until the ings, if there be any. It is not uncom music of twenty Christian hymns. J
“Since father gave up his club he’s Canada. One injustice to which Mrs»
Although her equipment was
“Are you the professor?”
girl dabbed her face with her hand mon for the man to claim damages,
brought home any more um-: Edwards calls attention is that ao
which commonly amount to one-fifth
kerchief and begged his pardon.
” replied the lad.—Philadel cording to the laws of Canada the
“I have a daughter and I’d like to
changed her little island.
“It’s all right,” he said. “I expected of the marriage dowry.
father owns the child and decides as-
something of the sort. You’d natural
Still another method is followed in
to its education, religion, domicile,,
ly take that view of it.”
Italy, to the consternation of any pos- “If any man be in Christ, he is a new
etc. The consent of the father alone
“But it wasn’t any view of it,” pro slble plaintiff. The law requires the creature.” It is also allowable to come a great operatic star if her voice leave at this early hour-,? The Guest— is required in’regard to the marriage
tested Margherita. “It was the funny person suing for breach of promise, of
“Does she seem to have extraordi Hostess—And must you take your | of a minor daughter. In one case in.
way you did it. Nobody could have I whichever sex, to produce a written is a new creation.” It was not enough
wife with you? The Guest—Yes,! the province of Quebec, according to
guessed, I’m sure. What was that you Ipromlsd to marry from the defendant; for Siakwe that she became the new nary gifts as a vocalist?”
ma’am—I’m sorry to say, I must!— Mrs. Edwards, a father, gave his 12-
I otherwise the case is instantly thrown
said about the State legislature?”
y ear-old daughter as a wife to a
“Well, as I say, I don’t think it out of court. The difficulty of produc new heavens and new earth at Nuku-
comrade of his who. was over 40.
would make any difference,” explained ing such evidence is, of course, prac • or, because one humble life gave its
“Mamma,” asked little three-year- James Payne wrote of his expeni-
Nicodemus. “Still, even if I were tically
insurmountable, and such utmost, simple though it was, toward
old Freddie, “are we going to heaven ence in Edinburgh, Scotland,' in the
other respects, you cases are rarely tried. As may be i the bettering of the world.
some day?” “Yes, dear, I hope so,” ’70s, of the last century: 'Tn the
Why the Whistle Howled.
wouldn’t, want to be called Mrs. Nico- imagined, the stiletto is a more com There stands on Nuku'or a little
was the reply. “I wish papa .could
Passenger (on branch line)—Say, go, too,” continued the little fellow. street where *1 first resided it struck
church, built in the last few years by
demus P. Swànkey. No girl would, bf mon way of deciding such disputes.
course. And then Mrs. Nicodemus
The best of all countries, from the ■ the native people, who. have laid up why does the engine always set up “Weil, and don’t you think he will?” me that, to judge by the drawn down
Pilkington Swankey would be still plaintiff’s point of view, is England. , its walls of coral rock with their own such a piteous howl at this particular asked his mother. “Oh, no,” replied blinds, the* people spent a good deal
of their time upon the seventh day in
The laws greatly favor the abused ’ h^nds, and carved its beams of bread spot? Guard—Ah! It was here, the Freddie; “he could not leave his busi bed; on my second Sunday, however,
“It’s a matter of taste, of course,’* party and a verdict is often reached palm tree with loving if crude art. engineer first met his wife.—Kansas ness.”—Tit-Bits.
1 was undeceived, for my landlady
“Personally, I and damages paid on evidence which And in that church they give of the City Journal.
“My dear,” said Mrs. Newlywed, her came up and informed me that though
wouldn’t consider the name any par would be laughed out* of court in - al little money they earn by the sale of
How Lorella Was Interested.
face flushed with the excitement of sty® had not spoken of it last Sunday
ticular objection. It’s rather an inter most any other country. A curious dried cocoanut for two purposes. The
While -the visitor told how he had her afternoon in the kitchen, “I want she must now draw my attention to
esting name, in fact Everybody hasn’t light on the' strictness of the law -is i .first is that they may put an iron ridden thirty thrilling miles on the you to be perfectly frank with me now. the. fact that it wa®not usual in Edin
one exactly like it. If there was noth afforded in two recent decisions where i roof on the church itself and a cistern cowcatcher of a locomotive, 5-y ear-old What would you suggest, to improve burgh to -draw up the window blinds
ing worse! than the name——” Mar- damages were granted for $50,000 beside it, »that so in time of drought Lorella listened attentively. As he these doughnuts I made today?” on the Sabbath, and that the neighbors
gherita blushed, but Nicodemus was against the editor of a matrimonial the whole island may quench its thirst concluded, she asked: “Did you catch “Well,” replied Mr. .Newlywed, lifting had begun to remark upon 'the unlaw
still contemplating the gas log and paper, and in a misunderstanding be frokn the droppings of the sanctuary. the cow, Mr. Blank?”
one with a slight effort, “I think it ful appearance of her establishment,
did not notice it.
tween a well known actress and the i And the other purpose is that they
might be better if you made the hole which has heretofore been a God-fear
“Well, you won’t let this make
eldest son of an earl.—New York Her ■ may send the gospel to the heathen.
, And- it is hardly half a decade since sometimes a doubtful quantity.
difference, will you?” he asked pr
WHEN HE PROPOSED J