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Dark Parks and Bashful Moon, Lovers Spoon
WASHINGTON. At tlmos Harry will bo found with hla head In Mlnnlo's
lap, with Mlnnlo smoothing IiIb damp brow and fanning him. Again,
JYank and Florence may bo more ardent, or the night may be cooler, and he
shoulders. A fortunato Investigator
couple, Sally, weighing nenrly 210 and Archer, size, two and six-eighths,
which Invariably assumes tho position of 8ally-on-tho-lap-of-Arcbor.
Taken as a whole this class of spooncrs Is an Interesting ono for tho
curiously Inclined. We have thom, and tho police hnvo not rid us of them,
so why not study them from a zoological or anthropological point of view?
Specimens might oven be secured and mounted. A new fad! Let's start It.
Oh yes, stranger, thoso wide, cool, opon green squares and triangles
known as tho parks of Washington nro Inhabited. In broad daylight wo soo
nurses and tiny children enjoying tho protecting shndo, but at night ah at
night wo do not see tho denlzons of the park, who aro enjoying tho protect
ing darkness. How do wo know there Is any ono thero? We fall over them.
Can nny ono venture Into Lafayette square or Franklin park or Lincoln
park or any dark place provided with benchoB theso summer evenings with
out feeling tho presence of these amorous mortals who sit closo together for
coolness and utter such gentle foolishness as "Uzzy-wu'zzy umpumo-tweot-heart"
for recreation? They aro there and thoy aro there to spoon. Bo suro
to "fall over them" for tho results nro most amusing.
It Is hard to get a satisfying glimpse at some of them. Poor timid
things, they fly far apart at tho approach of a prowling squirrel and delude
themselves into hoping that no ono could ever guess that he had actually
gotten so far as to put his arm around her. Others are more experienced, or
moro self-absorbed, and can be approached with safety by tho investigator if
ho is careful not to chuckle aloud.
Says Capital Policemen Always Have Manners
rF COURSE, Pittsburgh may need a school of manners for her pollco
J men as sho docs for some of her millionaires. Washington policemen
have their manners beforo they get on tho force."
MaJ. Richard Sylvester smiled
grimly as ho read the dispatch from
tempts being made to civilize tho po
lice. Director of Public Safety C. S.
Hubbard, tho report said, is going to
have classes where young cops will
learn to bo kind to dumb drinkers nnd
"How nbout a course llko that
here?" was suggested to tho major.
"Teach policemen to cut out tho rough
work with burglars nnd thugs and al
ways speak gently to second-story workers."
Tho major pondered the idea for a moment. Then ho branched off.
"If wo Washington, 'liollcemcn," said he, "were in tho habit of maltreat
ing cltlzon.s. ,tlrts" o'wn would be In a furore Inside of twenty-four hours
About csvery third person in Washington Is n diplomatic attache or a public
' "Can you imngino what, would happen In this city If tho police forco
developed tho habit of clubbing military attaches and chiefs of government
Tho Interviewer passed tho buck.
"You see," continued the major, "policemen In Washington have civility
preached them beforo thoy get on the force. I believe that Washington
policemen have more tact than tho jollco of nny other city In tho country.
If, they uso too much force get too lree with their clubs thoy quickly ap
pear before the trial board "
"Reverting to Pittsburgh," said the interviewer, "don't you think It's
hard to use moral suasion en n Lithuanian steel worker who has surrounded
a quantity of vodka nnd bright ideas?"
"No moro so," replied tho major, "than it is to use moral suasion on
some of Washington's slum clement. Why there are places In this city where
tho policeman is a sort of unofficial nrbltor whero no ono thinks of ques
tioning his authority. And thero aro mighty rough characters with whom
ho has to deal." ,
When Little Boy Met the ''Man of Importance"
A MAN of Importance you can always spot him by his "air" was favor
ing tho White House neighborhood wlilt hla stately tread when a small
. boy stopped him. He was such a tluy boy us to still bo wearing white kilts
street. How do you supposo I can
make it fly'" said the "Man of Importance."
"Wino him up. WIf a key"
Perhaps ho was an unfortunate man whose overlmportanco Wd hindered
him from nn acquaintance with little children and wound-up toys, for ho
merely flung tho proposition aside and resumed hla stately treading.
And perhaps again ho would have been ashamed of himself if he had
, turned back and seen tho tiny kid with tho bird In his outstretched palm,
and on his faco the bewildered hurt at doubtlous the first rebuff ho bad
ever received In all tho four years of his life.
It is not a particularly brilliant achievement to 'bring tears to a child's
eyes oven from a human point of vlow, but suppose
Suppose it Is really and practically truo that somewhere the tears ol
tho innocent aro really counted against thoso who causo them to bo shed!
Fishing for Pastime and
FISHINO Is a pastime nnd an incldentul Income, or rather, outgo, with a
lnrgo number of the people of Washington. Every traveler along tho
ir slues or tno rocny reacnes oi uio nver
IHho signs "Dnlt for Sale," "Boats for
1 Ulm" onrl nfhor atoriti tint tin for thn
benefit (perhaps) of prnapcctlvo flsh-
Thero is a little Industry, though,
at Georgetown to which tho writer
' means to call attention. As tho city
'cars outbound reach tho Intersection
iof Thirty-sixth and Prospect streets,
,'or Thirty-sixth street and Prospect
;avcnuo, or, at nny rate, the point
, t wncro son umiit bikub mu jjuhiuu nil
over tho old Southworth cottage, many
ftmnll bovs temnt nasBcnirara with manses of wriccllnir vnrma Thnnn hnv
kIn piping tones aro saying, "Fish worms," or "Feosh werras." Thoy have
' their merchandise In a battered tin can and they hold It ho Hint thn mnnn nt
M'aqulrmlng worms wrlggleB partly In tho
W tho boy Ho Is displaying his wares, and he wants to prove to you that the
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tone hand and ho pleads with you to buy
t'lot you hnvo enough of thom to feed
may be that tho flsh esteem theso
ite niorsols, and that their appetlto
libera is no accounting ror xasies.
. Many usnprmcn pause at inis iransior ppim 10 nuy
id aulte a thriving trade has been
IworniD In the shady, moist plncea along the banks ok tho
shore, and with a good. catch
and dlaawJ.'5 "
"wawwwM I. .I,.
will hnvo his strong arm pressed pro
tectlngly around her shoulders. In
this arrangoment Flo always rests her
slightly tinted cheek on Frank's clean
shirt Just below tho collar. Frank
then has a blush coming to him when
tho boys ask him what happened to
his shirt. Positions without number
may bo asBumod by theso spooning
couples, somb oven preferring to walk
along tho shadod paths with their
hands tightly clasped or their arms
twined llko Ivy across each other's
has reportod that he has discovered a
and a shiny red belt, and he talkod
with a baby lisp. In his outstretched
hand lay a dead sparrow.
' "Mako him go." Tha child snid
it aVaporntlvely as If the Important
man wcro his very own daddy "1
picked nim up and ho won't go
Mako him fly far."
To ho requested to mako an ex
ceedingly dead bird fly Is too much to
abk of nny man of importance.
"Throw that thing back in tho
an Incidental Income
uuove wasuingion nas prooauiy noted
can and partly In ono of tho hands ol
uua u iuuiiuu KI1UI Ol lUOIU ID
thom. For flvo or ten cents he will
all tho fish that dally with your hooks,
worms; that thoy look on them as dell
Is piqued and tempted by them: but
from tho boys,
built up. Tho boys'
W, these earth
ankl and along
of worms tha boys
p k. harvest oi
-L. j 91,
I .-' '
Dorothea was vory happy In tho
first wooks of her ongagemont, happy
In tho soronoly unoonsctous way of
tho newly betrothed. I scarcely un
derstood why In this oaao, for mar
riage to tho Puritan could-'tlo nothing
but a marrlago of convenlonco that
Is, convenlonco as far as his woalth
was concornod, inconventonce when It
camo to his piety.
Perhaps tho trousseau was tho
sourco of hor boatltudo, for Dorothea
is an artist in regard to clothes and
loves them with an artist's forvor.
And an artist's fervor was put Into
In tho midst of these splondld prep
aration camo Aunt Nan's slcknoss,
and Dorothea was called South.
Tho Puritan chafed Borawhat at tho
sudden postponomont, but sho should
not havo been deferred, oven had It
boon ho that sho loved Instead of his
During tho months of Dorothea's
absence I knew very little of hor, for
hor letters wero moro tolographlc no
tices of Aunt Nan's condition, but tho
moment Bho stopped off tho train on
hor return I noticed a change. It was
quite ovidont sho had met "some ono"
oIbo, and I knew Indeed it was "aomo
Tho happy dream-look In tho eyes
and tho Uttlo smllo about tho mouth
wonr replaced by a world-worn and
cynical expression, nnd I discovered
as wo drove nlongyhomo that sho waa
"You loft Aunt Nan quito well?"
"Quito." Oh, tho frigid finality of
that tone! It Bald as plain as print:
"Leave mo to my meditations con
versation Is too trivial."
"Tho Puritan will be very happ to
seo you again ho la out of town Just
When we were cozlly at tea that
evening, with a merry grate-flre and
the wnrmth of red tobcb from tho Purl
tan, Dorothea grew n little moro talk
ative. "Dorothea, your seclusion nnd Aunt
Nan's foibles hnvo got on your nerves.
You aro not well," I said.
"No I am qulto well I think I
must bo tired. It you don't mind, I
will go up now and unpack. No, I
don't need any help."
Sho rose Ustlossly nnd walked to
tho stairs; half-way up sho paused
and leaned over tha rail. "No, I'm
not sick," she said; "I'm Just bored."
Sho swept on up, and I went back
to the flro. "Is thero really another
man In tho caBe," I pondered as I
picked up my book, "nnd can he keep
Dorothea In shoestrings?"
Next morning sho still wore hor
At breakfast, Katie, tho maid, on
tored tho dining room precipitately
after answering a ring at tho door
she hold a yellow envelope at arm's
length nnd tho tears wero standing In
"I hope It's not so bad, Miss Darthy,
dear," she said, thrusting lat Dora
Dorothea lazily tore open tho en
velope read tho mossago and sighed,
then handed It over to mo.
"No ono Is dead, Katlo," sho said
And Katlo went back to tho kitchen,
Tho messago read:
"Home tomorrow, Shall havo pleas
ure of escorting you to church.
"F. Van Doort"
F Van Doort, of courso, Is "the
Dorothea did not show any signs of
enthusiasm, and I did not havo tho
courage to mako any remarks so the
meal drifted on. Once I looked up
from my plate nnd found Dorothea
looking out tho window with tho most
mlschtovously amused expression I
havo ever soon any ono wear. Then
sho arose, still with tho smile In her
oyes nnd the Uttlo upturn nt the cor
ners of tho lips, and said: "I am
going to town as soon as possible."
Sho went to town and camo back
with a fow small packages, but said
nothing In regard to their contents.
Tho next morning I knew.
It was ten when tho Puritan's trap
dashed up to tho gate. From my open
doored don I heard Katlo admit him,
heard Dorothca'cbmo downstairs, and
hoard a most unusual conversation.
Sho Good morning, Frcdorlc.
Ho Good morning, my dear Doro
thea; It Is good to havo you back
She Thank jou it seems years
Ho What havo you done to your
self, Dorothea? Your hulr presents a
most unusual appearance.
Sho Oh, that! Do you llko It? It's
tho same old hair you'vo always seen,
only only I've done It a bit different
ly, that's all It's Just pinned on
Ho And Dorothea! la It powder
on your nose? Really, Dorothea, 1
never Imagined I loatho powdor,
Dorothea It Is llko cheap flnory, and
it la such a palpable llo'
"You aro right I had not thought
of It Just so. Your wlfo must not
powdor her hobo But really I havo
to, ywu know, to mnke It match tho
rest of my complexion. Glvo your
powderloss lady this with my beat
"Dorothea! Your ring! I did not
I felt sum ho took It, becnuae you
hnvo to do what Dorothea tolls you.
"You will always bo glad of your
dlscovory about my hose," sho added.
Tho Puritan got nway aomohow,
after romarks which wero qulto inco
herent, but I hoard Dorothea Bay
"Goodbyl" In a very cheerful and
In a fow ralnutoa I wont Into tho
hall, whore I found hor standing in
front of the grate-flre, smiling modlta
tively nB one by one sho unpinned
Uttlo bunches of curls, undulating
"puffs," and a fa braid, nnd dropped
them Into tho fire.
"Sic transit gloria" I began.
"My crowning glory," sho interrupt
ad. 'And now I must wrJto a letter
to 'some onq' down "'Bouth."
1 I .
Modest Dwelling In Which All the
Modern Ideas of Comfort
PANTRY IN PROPER POSITION
For Purposes for Which It la Intended
Apartment Should Be, as It la In
This Case, Placed on the Out
side of the House Means
Saving of Labor.
lAr. William A. Itndford will answtr
quostlon and glvo udvlce FREE OF
COST on all subjects pertaining to the
subjoct of building, for the readern of this
paper. On account of hla wtdn experience
as Editor, Author and Manufacturer, he
Is, without doubt, .the highest authority
on all these subjects. Address all Inquiries
to William A. Radford, No. 1827 Prnlrie
avenue, Chicago, III., and only enclose
two-cent stamp for reply,
By WILLIAM A. RADFORD.
Tho expression, a "two-story bunga
low" which wo often hear is a mis
nomer. Properly spoaklng, a bunga
low la but ono story high, and la cov
erod with a roof having very Uttlo
pitch to. It. But we aro always im
proving thlnga. It would bo utterly
ImpoBsiblo for tho bungalow to travel
across tho continent from California
as far east as Chicago without receiv
ing tho lnventivo attentions of tho
western sons of our "Down-East" Yan
In this plan wo hnvo a dwelling of
modest dimensions, being 25 feet from
front to rear, and 32 feet In width,
with n four-foot oxtonslon to make
voom for a pantry. In this way wo
got throo splendid rooms on tho first
floor, and thoy aro well arranged for
both convenience and looks.
Pantries wero never properly built
until this outside attachment was hit
upon. It was born of necessity, llko
many other valuablo inventions, and
wna Improved upon as occasion de
manded. Puntrle3 'aro intended for
tho storage of food, both cooked nnd
otherwise. Naturally, pantries should
bo kept ns cool as possible and thoy
should bo well ventilated at all tlmea.
Light Is n necessity, and convenlenco
Is vory Important, for tho pantry Is
vlalted many tlmea during tho prepa
ration of each meal, and meals come
nlong regularly three times a day In
most healthy families. You can't havo
a cool pantry, and havo It built in the
body of the houso along with tho
other rooms, especially In n furnace
In ono Uttlo houso where a pantry
attachment llko this was built on, the
space below was made Into a cold
fruit room. Tho main cellar wall una
carrlod across solid and straight, ex
cept for a doorway; and a good, heavy
door was hung In the opening. Tho
outside wall under tho pantry waa car
ried up in tho snmo solid way, nnd a
good outside window put in, which
First Floor Plan.
Iwas covered with a flue wire screen
Shelves were built In this fruit room
against tho outside wall, from near
tho cement floor clear up to tho coll
ing. As the room Is eight feet six
Inches long this gavo considerable
shelf room; and It proved a splendid
plnce to storo canned fruit, butter,
eggs, and such groceries as n poreon
likes to buy In quantities and keep
Tho fruit room and tho pantry
above wero connected by means of a
dumb-waiter, which has Juat a box
about a foot squaio and thrco feot
long, vertically open on the front side,
and flttod -with two sholves in tho
middle. There was a pulley near the
colling m tho pantry, nnd a ropo with
n counterweight on the other end
which balanced tho box so that It
would slldo oaslly up and down. With
this convenlonco It was never neces
sary to tote things up or down cellar.
Only ono trip bolow was necessary at
any meal tlmo. Vory ofton tho box
Itself contained everything needed,
nnd it was only minute's work to
pull it up Into the pantry.
Another feature In this Uttlo houso,
that is qulto now, is tho stairway
built around tho big chimney. It not
only looks well from tho largo living
room, but it occupies the least impor
tant corner of tho house; and it lands
you upstairs in tho middlo of tho hall,
la clost proximity to the doors loading
.Into tho different rooms. Dndor this
italr nro tno stops leaaing to uo w
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Living Rm. :' YJff H
,3'"xl6'i' j: DwcRm f
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lar, 60 that space la economized to
the best advantugo,
Tho matorlal for tho walls Is con
crete, prefornbly run In molds with
provision made for dead air spneos,
on the hollow wall principle as this
mnkos tho warmest houso because It
prevents dampness. And it is tho
cheapest construction if you tako last
ing qualities into consideration
A massivo effect Is given by tho
heavy loggia piers. And this loggia,
by tho way. Is considered ono of tho
most attractive (arts of tho wholo
houso. Tho square openings nro eas
ily fitted with fly screens, so It 1b
adapted for an outdoor summer par
lor; and tho bIzo Is sufficient to bo of
somo use, as it is 10 feet wide and 20
Tho rooms upstairs aro stolen from
tho roof spaco. And thoy aro right
nice Uttlo rooms, too. When I think
back a few years to tho tlmo when
all such room room was counted aa
attic spaco, good only for storage of
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Second Floor Plan.
old truck, it is easy to realize to what
extent small housos havo been im
proved. Instead of a dark, dingy lolt,
without floor, partition, or daylight,
wo now havo three bedrooms and a
splendid bathroom with hot and cold
water, the bamo as In largo, expen
Then, in tho matter of light, what a
change! Wo have hero 14 windows
for four rooms nnd ono stairway
which certainly looks llko a liberal
allowance, oven for thoso times of ex
It has tnkon us a long tlmo to learn
that wo can build an elegant small
house as well ns an elegant large
house, and wo aro Just commencing
to put our knowledge to somo practi
cal uso. Such cottages aa this aro bo
coming common In tho mors enter-
prising suburbs of tho larger cities;
and the indications are that thoy will
continue to grow In popularity, for
they meet tho requirements of flat
dwellers, who havo bocomo heartily
sick of living In dungeons.
Tho cstlmatod cost of thla homelike
place la $2,500.
The Mentally Defective.
In a recent contribution to the Illi
nois Medical Journal H. H. Goddard
calls attention to tho prevalence of
feeblo-mlndednesa and says: "The
Importance of this problem la recog
nized In nn Instant when wo learn
that at tho very lowest estimate 25
per cent of our criminals belong to
this class. Perhaps 50 per cent of
our prostitutes are feeble-minded
girls; tho same la truo of our paupers,
our drunkards, our no'or-do-wolls; in
fact, v.o now recognize that a largo
porcentago of tho various classes of
people who make our social problems
are mentally defective. Twenty-flvo
per cent Is a minimum estimate, while
it has been shown that in all probabil
ity BO por cent" Is much nearer the
truth, and It may run evon hlghor. A
superintendent of ono reformatory for
men estimates that 75 por cent of hh
Inmates are feeble-minded; careful
tests of tho girls In n reform school
havo shown 72 per cont feeblo-mlnded.
In fact, wherovor thero aro any statis
tics it invariably points to tho higher
How Parnell Left the World.
Among tho curious characteristics of
Parnell as a lending statesman was his
'capacity for avoiding publicity. It la
not only that bo disappeared for
weeks and monthB. But ho evidently
achieved the habit In early years of
cutting himself off at will from the
outsldo world. At tho first meeting
with Mrs. O Shoa In Palaco Yard ho
confessed that he had pot answered
her Invitation to dinner because "ho
had not opened his letters for days."
Thero are probably men who, llko
myself havo achloved tho art of now
und thon cutting off communications.
Telephones, tologram8, lotters will
pour In upon you If you Jot thom. But
I recommend tho Pnrnolllto method.
When you hnvo something olso to do
Ignore tho tolophono bell, lenve your
lottern unopened and evon when tho
telegraph boy comes up with his buff
envelope Bay thero Is "no nnswor." I
have often left a telegram unopened
till I've done tho day's work and had
a nlght'a sloop I London Chronjclo.
"A man told mo toduy that thero Is
as much nourishment in a nickel's
worth of peanuts ns thero is In a pound
of etenk," said the old fogy,
, "Who was ha? A scientist?" asked
tho wlso guy,
"No," replied tho old fogy1, "He wm
a pnut merchant."
(Br B. O. B19LL13RS, Director of Evenlnf
Department, Tlx Moody Bible InatltuU,
LESSON FOR JULY 19
LH880N TEXT Marie 10:M-U.
OOLDEN TEXT-'Then the eyes of the
blind shall be oponod, and the ears of the
deaf shall bo unstopped. Then shall ih
lame man leap as an hart, and the
tongue of tho dumb shall sing; for In the
wlldorness shall waters break out, and
streams In the desert." Isa. 2S:I, e.
On our Lord's Journoy "towards Je
rusalem," tho placo of sacrlflco, a
place of power was sought by his dis
ciples, Mark 10:37. Thla lesson is an
Illustration given to those who accom
panlo Jobub how they too may reach
a place of power, viz., through service
Matthow 20:80-34 tells us that there
wero two who made tho appoal, but
Mark Booms to havo thought that Dar
tltaaous was worthy of special men
tion. Tho healing mentioned by Luke
18:85 suggests that In that coso It
occurred as Jobub was entering and
not leaving Jericho. Mark 1b telling of
ono man, Luke of anothor.
I. Bartlmaeus Begging, vv 4648.
The passing throng rebuked the bog
gar. Very likely the disciples Joined
In thlB rebuke. This certainly shows
tho fact that none of them fully com
prehended tho Lord's teaching as sug
gested In Mark 10:46. Bartlmaeus Is
an illustration of man by nature. His
home, Jericho, was tho city under "a
curse" (Joah 6:17), and is a typo of
this world cursed by sin. He waB
blind, see II Cor. 4:4; Rev. 3:17. His
rags suggest Isa. 64:6 and Phil. 3:9.
If tho rebuko was mainly by the dis
ciples it was that they might save the
master during these strango dayB.
Groat and marvelous were the works
and teachings ho was performing, but
theso wero tho things that called forth
such a wayside service It was a glad
message to BartlmaouB, "Jesus of Nn
rareth passeth by." Thero was no
one else who could holp him. Some
ono had told htm of tho power of
JesuB. Now his opportunity Is at hand,
he must not miss It Jesus never
passed that way again. Bartlmaeus
began by crying out, Rom. 10:13; he
called whllo Christ was near enough,
to hear, Isa 55:6. His cry was that
of conscious need, It was direct, it
was insistent. He called Jesus "Son
of David" o. g., tho Messiah, although
tho peoplo had said "Jesus of Naza
reth," boo Matt. 9:27; 15:21, 22. His
cry for "mercy" Is rebuked. Many to
day are so stiff and formal as to frown
upon any religious enthusiasm or ear
nestness. It was not benonth tho dig
nity of Jesus to bo disturbed by a
blind beggar. Though poor In purse
BartlmaeuB waa rich In faith for ho
answered those who rebuked him by
crying "tho more a great deal." Ho
would not be put off.
II. Bartlmaeus Blessed, vv. 49-52.
Hla command "call yo him" is indica
tive of tho conscious power of Christ
Notlco hla great interest aa suggested
by the words, "Jesus stood still." Re
inomber his important mission to Je
rusalem and tho leaders of the peoplo
who occupied his tlmo; yot he does not
compel Bartlmaeus to follow after, nor
to overtake him ero his prayer Is an
swered, Seo Matt. 11:28. This waa
good newr for tho dlsclplea to pro
claim, Matt. 28:19,20. There waa no
Indecision on tho part of Bartlmaeus.
Casting his garment aside ho sprang
up, camo and cast himself at the feot
of Jesus. Although Jesus possessed
all power still Its manifestation was
confined to tho deslro of tho beggar.
We havo no suggestion of any further
controversy aftor the command to call
BartlmaeuB. No further objectlona
or speculations aro raised. He sim
ply "came to Jesus." Tho garment ho
threw aside would havo Impeded hla
progresB, Isa. 53:7; 64:6; Heb, 12:2.
Beforo tho cry has been for mercy,
now it is for sight. This he received
In response to his faith, "Thy faith
bath saved Ihoo" R. V. Notice he la
saved (v, 52) "made wholo," beforo he
received his sight. Society will be
saved only ,tn Individuals are first
"made whole." Our Lord's responso
was to tho cry of need and the ac
knowledgment of his Messianic office.
The Teaching: First, the readlneBB
of God's mercy. Jesus had been reject
ed by rulera and councils and Is mov
ing "steadfastly" toward tho consum
mation of his earthly career, That
Journey led him through Jericho, per
haps that he might meet Bartlmaeus.
At Jerusalem ho la to pronounco sen
tence upon tho rebellion of hla people.
Nevertheless whon ono of that same
people called him by tho title that
suggested his Messlahahlp. "Son of
David," ho Immediately turned aside
In reaponao thereto, Heb. 3:2, God
never destroys the righteous with the
wicked or tho repentant with tho re
bellious. His ear Is ever open to tho
Second. The falluro of meu to ap
prehend this fact. Thorn are many to
day ob successors of thoso who re
buked Bartlmaeus. Some who hold
him In roverenco nnd yet fall to ap
prehend adequately that ho came to
"seek and to save tho loat," Thero is
no consideration of policy or of expe
diency, no question of mothod, nor tho
importance of rank, that can stand In
tho way of opening blind eyes, and an
swering the cry of tho beggar
Third. The nature of saving faith.
Tho answer of relief from the Lord
comes In responso to thn profound con
viction of porsonal need "Ho camo
not to call tho righteous but stnnors to
ropontance." Thero Is nothing in that
call tq mako any deilnlto appoal to
tho righteous. A blind man, through
someono's testimony hoars that bo is
near and cries out to him from tho
depths of his need. But thero must bo
also a recognition of power. Bnrtl
roaous had no assurance until ho bad
mado hla .appoal; bo took n chance as
it wero. Ho was not assured until I
blj ya,wero opened.
: AT THE GRAY?C
By CORA A. CLAUf
"Why don't wo go on?" !
Marjorlo loaned forward.
It was too dark to soo tho
tho broadening pathwnj
thrown out by tho car's la:
ahead of thom. Sho b,
asleep when tho shock f
had boen no noise nt j
pain, nothing but ell
stopping of tho car
"Noril" sho call.
"What 1b It?"
From tho sldo of t
Norl's voice, soothing an
hie own Pnlormese dlale '
"Somo ono has boen hu
Wo very nearly ran over
stopped In time. He Is ,
stabbed, a Uttlo bolow tho
"Oh, Nerl, and wo'ro mil
town. Can you lift him in
"Slgnorlta, ho is vory l
Thoro are lights on tho moil
dor. Let me go for help." i
"And perhaps And the vf
who stubbed him. "No,"t
Marjorlo. "I hato your SIclP
borllnoBs. Lift htm In, nnd 1
over on this Bide. How far ls
"Too far for tonight. Ho vil
live. Thero is a castle on the,
sldo of this mountain, Tho R
family live thero. We might if
holp there. , A village lies
possibly a surgeon and a i xest. ,,
will need both before morning."
"Oh, bo cheerful Nerl, please. ,
quite dreadful enough without bur
him nlready. Can I help you?" $
Sho leaned forward, but Ner
lifted the man In his nrir
brought him to tho tonneau. J
unconscious. As Neri prorj
back on the scat, Marjorlo em
young, nnd no peasant type
rolled nlong at top speed,)
rlso of the road easily wlM
"The castle, slgnorlta,'
back over his shoulder.
Marjorlo saw a lonely ma!
ry, clustering piles arouif
Nerl stopped before a i
Above It hung a lantern
er repeated pulling at i
fastened to a bell ropo nt
UUW UjlUVU UUU UU WIU"
out anxiously. Nerl spi
him, and he tookilown
hold it beforo the juncor
"Santa Maria!" ho ga
did you find him?'
"Don't ask questions,"
claimed. "Get gonrie hi J
been stabbed. Car?
Marjorlo waited, V
flguro swathed In g
coat and gray veil,'
tho limp form into th
yard. Sho followed e
nrched door Into n dl
celled and spacious. ,
him on a codch, ant'
low tones with tho oli
"What is it, Norl'i
"Know him? Sign
the fortune to rescu
Rasaalionl. Ho has;
certain roaming bni
threatened Ho vf
we had not happe
chesa, his mother-
"I know all abouV
Jorle smllod In a 4jp
nil nor own. uonrg
tho couch and look!
there. Sho had beg
the marchosa for f
parko had talked
mnrchesa and lierl
since they had lef
"Ho says It Is
return tonight," a
haps If you wouh
trip, and relievo I
"I think I wlllf
convoyed by Luiy
at tho old castta
flowering vines ou
at her. Sho sat bl
Ing forward and ta'
lap was tilled wlti
tucked a dark red
llko a Sicilian girl,
mate, lay on the hid,
"You saved my life
was saying "It lies liw
slgnorlta, llko your roao9Jgpf
as you please."
Marjorlo raised the rosoi
"You. aro to stay hero as
for awhile, did you know
"I know. I told Nerl lttl
tell dad I wanted to Btny"!
"Anil nil tlin mr. In rlchf
of the gods. They've L
thing thnt Interests me.'l
Ho reached for both
petuously, but Marjoriol
tho roses fall.
"When you nro well,' J
"You musn't mako lovo
In your side. And boo,
"It la the day of fato,"'
ily. "If you aro not kind
to dlo from tho wound."
Sho bent over him
with tendor eyes.
"Which wound, Gudo
orcd. "Lovq's or t
Haven't I said I wanto.
well Just ns soon as j
wait until you can ,,
mountain with mo, bit
"But you wHI -novo
"Oh. yos, I will, bU
"because you see, 1
bo married In my r
p right, 13H. by fi
Must Work to
You wlll find
along tho lino of
bo rolays of ueyl
work with ene
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