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C. H. 1IARKHAM, G. P. A.,
IN HIS STEPS.
"What Would Jesus Do?"
' By CHAELES M. SHELDON.
OopyrleV-ed and published In book form by
the A snce Publishing Co. of Chicago.
The bishop' looted affectionately at
bis friend, bnt the shadow still rested
on his face After a pause he spoke
"The new discipleship means a crisis
for yon in your work. If you keep this
pledge to do all things as Jesus would
do, as I know you will, it requires no
prophet to predict some remarkable
changes in your pariah." The bishop
looked wistfully at Bruce and then con-
tinned: "In fact, I do not see how a
perfect upheaval of Christianity as we
tow know it can be prevented if the
ministry and churches generally take
the Raymond pledge and live it out. "
He paused as if he were waiting for his
friend to say something, to ask some
question, but Bruce did not know of
the fire that was burning in the bishop's
heart over the very question that Max
well and himself had fought out.
"Now. in my church, for instance. '
continued the bishop, "it would be
rather a difficult matter, I fear, to find
very many people who would take a
pledge like that and live up to it. Mar
tyrdom is a lost art with us. Our Chris
tianity loves its ease and oomfort too
well to take up anything bo rough and
heavy as a cross, and yet what does fol
lowing Jesus meant What is it to walk
in his steps?"
The bishop was soliloquizing now,
and it is doubtful if he thought for the
moment of his friend's presence. For
the first time there flashed into Brace's
mind a suspicion of the truth. What if
the bishop should throw the weight of
his great influence on the side of the
Raymond movement I He hadihe fol
lowing of the most aristocratic, wealthy,
fashionable people not only in Chicago,
but in several large cities. What if the
bishop should join this new discipleship 1
The thought was about to be followed
by the word. Dr. Bruce had reached
out his hand and, with the familiarity
of lifelong friendship, had placed it on
the bishop's shoulder and was about to
ask him a very important question
when they were both startled by the
violent ringing of the belL Mrs. Bruce
had gone to the door and was talking
with some one in the halL There was a
loud exclamation, and then, as the
bishop rose and Dr. Bruce was stepping
toward the curtain that hung before
the entrance to the parlor, Mrs. Bruce
pushed it aside. Her face was white,
and she was trembling.
"Oh, Calvin I Such terrible newsl
Mr. Sterling oh, I cannot tell it I What
a fearful blow to those two girls I"
"What is it?" Dr. Bruce advanced
with the bishop into the hall and con
fronted the messenger, a servant from
the Sterlings. The man was without
his hat and had evidently run over with
the news, as the doctor lived nearest of
any friends of the family.
"Mr. Sterling shot himself, sir, a
few minutes ago I He killed himself
in his bedroom I Mrs. Sterling"
"I will go right over. Edward" Dr.
Bruce turned to the bishop "will yon
go with me? The Sterlings are old
friends of yours. "
The bishop was very pale, but calm,'
as always. . He looked his friend in the
face and answered: "Aye, Calvin. I
will go with you, not only to this house
of death, but also the whole way of hu
man sin and sorrow, please God."
And even in that moment of horror
at the unexpected news Calvin Bruce
understood what the bishop had prom
ised to do.
These are they which follow the Lamb whither
soever he goetlu ,
When Dr. Bruce and the bishop en
tered the Sterling mansion, everything
in the usually well appointed household
was in the greatest confusion and ter
ror. Tha great rooms down stairs were
empty, but overhead were hurried foot
steps and conSised noises. One of the
servants ran down the grand staircase
with a look of horror on her face just
as the bishop and Dr. Bruce were start
ing to go up.
"Miss Felicia is with Mrs. Sterling,'
the servant stammered in answer to a
question and then burst into a hyster
ical cry and ran through the drawing
room and out of doors.
At the top of the staircase the two
tni'u were met by Felicia.
She walki'd up to Dr. Bruce at once
nml put both hands in his. The bishop
laid his hand on her head, and the three
stood there a moment in perfect silence.
The bishop had known Felicia since
she was a child. Ho was the first to
"The Ood of nil mercy be with yon,
Felicia, in this dark hour Your moth
The bishop hesitated. Ont of the
turned past ho had durintr his hurried
piissago from his friend s lumso to this
house of deatli irresistibly drawn the
one tender romance of It is young man
hood. -Not even Lnico knew that. But
tin re had been a time when tho bishop
had offered the incense of a singularly
undivided affection upon the altar of
his youth to the beautiful Camilla
Rolfe. aud she had chosen between him
and the millionaire. Tho bishop carried
no bitterness with his memory, but i'
was st ill a memory
. For answer to (lie bishop':! nnfinishe
query Felicia tamed and went b:n
into her mother's room Klio had i
said a word vet. but both nun, w
strut1!; with her wonderful calm !-''
returned to the li:.!l door and beckon,
to them, i d the two inini.-t rs, with
feelm j that they worn about to bvuo.
sometning very unusual, entered.
Rose lay with her arms outstretched
on the bed; Clara, the nurse, sat with
her head covered, sobbing in spasms of
tei-ror, and Mrs. Sterling, with "the
light that never was on sea or land"
luminous on her face, lay there so still
that even the bishop was deceived at
first. Then as the great truth broke
upon him and Dr. Bruce he staggered,
and the sharp atfouy of the old wound
shot through him. It passed and left
him standing there in that chamber of
death with the eternal calmness and
strength that the children of God have
a right to possess, and right well he
used that calmness and strength in the
days that followed.
The next moment the house below
was in a tumult. Almost at the same
time the doctor, who had been sent for
at once, but lived some distance away,
came in, together with police officers
who had been summoned by the fright
ened servants. With them were four or
five newspaper correspondents and sev
eral neighbors. Dr. Bruce and the
bishop met Jhis miscellaneous crowd at
the head of the stairs and succeeded in
excluding all except those whose pres
ence was necessary. With these the two
friends learned all the facts ever known
about "the Sterling tragedy," as the
papers in their sensational accounts
next day called it.
Mr. Sterling had gone into his room
that evening about 9 o'clock, and that
was the last seen of him until in half
an hour a shot was heard and a servanl
who was in the hall ran into the room
and found the owner of the house dead
on the floor, killed by his own hand.
Felicia at the time was sitting by her
mother. Rose was reading in the li
brary. She ran up stairs, saw her father
as he was being lifted upon the couch
by the servants and then ran screaming
into her mother s room, where she flung
herself down on the foot of the bed in
a swoon. JUrs. sterling Had at first
fainted at the shock, then rallied with
wonderful swiftness and sent a mes
senger to call Dr. Bruce. She had then '
insisted on seeing her husband. In spite I
of Felicia, she bad compelled (Vira and
the housemaid, terrified and trembling,
to support her while she crossed the
hall and entered the room where her
husband lay. She had looked upon him
with a tearless face, had gone back into
her own room, was laid on tho bed, and
as Dr. Bruce and the bishop entered the
house she, with a prayer of forgiveness
for herself and her husband on her
quivering lips, hd died, with Felicia
bending over her and Rose still lying
senseless at her feet.
So great and swift had been the en
trance of grim death into that palace
of luxury that Sunday night, but the
full cause of his coming was not known !
until the facts in regard to Mr. Ster
ling's business atlairs were finally ais
closed. Then it was learned that for some
time he had been facing financial ruin
owing to certain speculations that had
in a month's time swept his supposed
wealth into complete destruction. With
the cunning and desperation of a man
who battles for his very life, when he
saw his money, which was all the life
he ever valued, slipping from him he
had put off the evil day to the last mo
ment. Sunday afternoon, however, he
had received news that proved to him
beyond a doubt the fact of his utter
ruin. The very house that he called his.
the chairs in which he sat, his carriage,
the dishes from which he ate, Had all
been bought by money for which he
himself had never really done an honest
stroke of pure labor
It had all rested on a tissue of deceit
and speculation that had no foundation
in real values. He knew the fact better
than any one eise, but he had hoped,
with the hope that such men always
have, that the same methods .that
brought him the money would also pre
vent its loss. He had been deceived in
this, as many others have been. As
soon as the truth that he was practical
ly a beggar had dawned upon him he
saw no escape from suicide. It was the
irresistible result, of such a life as he
had lived. He had made money his god
As soon as that god had gone out of his
little world there was nothing more to
worship, and when a man's object of
worship is gone he has no more to live
for. Thus died the great millionaire,
Charles R. Sterling, and, verily, he died
as the fool dicta, for what is the gain
or the loss of money compared with the
unsearchable riches of eternal life, which
are far beyond the reach of worldly
speculation,- loss or change?
Mrs. Sterling's death was the result
of liluick She had not been taken into
her husband's confidence for years, but
die knew that the source of his wealth
was precarious Her life for several
years had been a death in life. The
j Rolfes always gave the. impression that
: they could endure more disaster nn
I moved than ijuy one else. Mrs. Sterling
illustrated the old family tradition
! when she was carried into the room
j where her husband lay. but the feeble
j tenement could not hold tho spirit, and
, it gave up the ghost, torn and weakened
j by long years of suffering and disap
The effect of this triple blow, the
death of father and mother and the loss
of property, was instantly apparent in
tho sisters. The horror of events stupe
lied Rose for weeks She lay unmoved
by sympathy or any effort to rally. She
did not seem yet to realize that the
money which had been so large a part
of lu-r very existence was gone. Even
when she was told that she anil Felicia
must leave the house and bo dependent
upon relatives and friends she did Hot
seem to understand what it meant.
Felicia, however, was fully conscions
of the facts She kui-w just -what had
happened and why She was talking
over ln.-r future plans with her cousin
Rachel a few days after the funerals.
Mrs. Win-low and Rachel had left Ray
mond an.l come to Chicago at once as
soon as the terrible news had reached
them, and with ;;her friends of the
fanfily tiny were planning for the fu
ture of Rose and Felicia.
"Felicia, you and Rys? must CQUie to
palor, fainting, smothering or
sinking spells all point in the
same diredtion an impaired
heart action. A heart that is
weak or diseased cannot do full
duty and the 'circulation of the
blood is interfered with. There
is a medicine that gives new
strength to the heart, new
power to the pulse and puts
new color into cheek and lip.
"My pulse would jump and beat
. at a fearful rate and then drop
almost to a stopping point. I
could not rest at night., fort
swelled and had severe pains in
chest. Took Dr. Miles' Heart
Cure six weeks a nd was cured. "
X II. Jones, Pittsburg, Texas.
regulates the heart's aftion,
while it stimulates, the digestive
organs to make new, rich, red
blood which gives strength to
the whole body. Sold by drug
gists on a guarantee.
Dr. Miles Medical Co., Elkhart, Ind.
Raymond ' with us. That Is 'settled.
Mother will not hear of any other elan
at present" Rachel had said, whilenier
beautiful face glowed with love for her
cousin, a love that had deepened day
by day and was intensified by the
knowledge that they both belonged to
the new discipleship.
"Unless I conld find something to do
here," answered Felicia. She looked
wistfully at Rachel and Rachel said
"What could yon do, dear?"
"Nothing. I was never taught to do
tnything except a little music, and I
ilo not know enough about it to teach
It or earn my living at it I have learned
to cook a little," Felicia answered, with
a slight smile.
"Then you can cook for us. Mother
is always having trouble with her kitch
en, said Rachel, understanding well
enough that Felicia was thinking of the
fact that she was now dependent for
her very food and shelter upon the kind
ness of family frienda
It is true, the girls received a little
lomething out of the wreck of their fa
ther's fortune, but with a speculator's
mad folly he had managed to involve
both his wife's and his children's por
tions in the common ruin.
"Can IS Can I?" Felicia replied to
Rachel's proposition, as if it were to bo
:onsidered seriously. "I am ready to do
tnything honorable to make my living
ind that of Rose. Poor Rose ! She will
never be able to get over the shock of
we wilt arrange-the details when
we get to Raymond, " Rachel said, smil
ing through her tears at Felicia's eager
willingness to care for herself.
So in a few weeks Rose and Felicia
found themselves a part of the Winslow
family in Raymond. It was a bitter ex
perience for Rose, but there was noth
ing else for her to do, and she accepted
the inevitable, brooding over the great
change in her life and in many ways
dding to the burden of Felicia and her
Felicia at once found herself in an
atmosphere of discipleship that was like
heaven to her in its revelation of com
panionship. It is true that Mrs. Wins
low was not in sympathy with the
course that Rachel was taking, but the
remarkable events since the pledge had
been taken were too powerful in their
results not to impress even such a wom
an as Mrs. Winslow. With Rachol Fe
licia found a perfect .fellowship. She at
once found a part to take in the new
work at the Rectangle. In the spirit of
her new life she insisted upon helping
in the housework at her aunt's and in
a short time demonstrated her ability
as a cook so clearly that Virginia sug
gested that she take charge of the cook
ing class at the Rectangle.
Felicia entered upon this work with
the keenest pleasure. For the first time
in her life she had the delight of doing
something of value for the happiness of
others. Her resolve to do everything
after asking, "What would Jesus do?"
touched her deepest nature. She began
to develop and strengthen wonderfully.
Even Mrs. Winslow was obliged to
acknowledge the great usefulness and
beauty of Felicia's character. The aunt
looked with astonishment upon her
uiece, this city bred girl, reared in the
greatest luxury, thdaughter of a'mil
lionaire, now walking around in her
kitchen, her arms covered with flour
and occasionally a streak of it on her
nose for Felicia at first had a habit of
rubbing her nose forgetfully when she
was trying to remember some recipe
mixing various dishes, with tho great
3st interest in their results, washing up
pans and kettles and doing the ordinary
work of a servant in the Winslow
kitchen and at the rooms of the Rec
tangle settlement. At first Mrs. Wins
"Felicia, it is not yonr place- to be
ynt here doing this common work. I
:annot allow it. "
"Why, aunt? Don't yon like the
mnffiiis I made this morning?" Felicia
would ask meekly, but with a hidden
unile, knowing her aunt's weakness for
that kind of muffin.
"They were beautiful, Felicia, but it
3oes not seem right for you to be doing
retch work tnr, "a '.'
Coutinued on page 6.
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Chas. H. Caufield, President
Geo. a. Harding, Vice-President
E, G. Caufield, Cashier
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Approved hills mid notes discounted
County and city warrants bought
Loans made on available security
Exchange bought and sold
Collections made promptly
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Telegraphic exchange sold on Portland, San
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and receives deposits subject to check.
Open from 9 a. m. to 4 p. m.
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New Management Home Cooking
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The celebrated Semi-Vitreous
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Safest beach for bathing. Beautiful grassy lawns
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