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Was Jt t. J-ofYy tia? tte ctrar wrnv
a get t",1 ct tl'.r rats before tie 2ot
wave tit slot g?
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t,'.-ji go to iie ti':.cc5
ns.?iO.;. t!rt '
tn'r. ts..''.y eTe-iT":r-iy ill Kara
A t-y iy?.a ret roRird tt a tsrl
to tive t.s UVe Utioca
er&::'? EEC cr'.tsa te lia t! totsl
rs';"?1 iri'i tiS Cist
Tiy r trt-aii-rte ti Va'
crts la Eot;n. Uot a
SrtT i-wyie to arri-S-
Tie foci tiat rocks tie teat Js -!;! '
la jctEPrtlme. t"t tie foci tiat ;
peJs lis auto is us tlwaya ,
A3 society Is tow divided teio to ;
jttrts ho ho baTe and ttose wio
hire net beea cp la aa aercplaxe.
Ose cf ti trr-ciU-s abot Sy sat
tttg Is titt Tiere cce fy 1? -aV:ed
two K&re sp?ar to plague ti sa
A Tiewsrsrer deiet a r?e cf tyre
mat pic'.-rea to tbicg feow to c9
s.r cane Tier U vzj cce 'way.
A Piliadelpila r.aa tas Just soM
t! au'c xctile to get ttoaey to buy a
borae. Just la l d::.-ett. f---uxe.
VTist has tc-coe cf all car Ar2rV
in aTia-ors? Tie fcr'.ga ilrscn are
r.'aaitg fcti tie prizes and treatise
01 tia reciis.
Ore wearier eipert says tie wpiid
la rro-vlse wanner, but t Ustecs ia
TaJa for applause- tricg cn tie
prc-pbet ho says tie orid Is eron-
A irs.a la Cal'forc'.a. saved trcsa
rcirxic5, gave a clir.e to tu rescuer.
Ketce, H la fair to conclude tiat eo
life of -ralue to tie world aa saved
A rood many cf oar citizecs
fusions to know wtetier tte cod-
pJeilea cf tie FitsaE casial will bave
any eject u;oq tie pric of Patarca
Surgery t.s restored tis ressoa ! '
ja Insase rtaa. Surgery doea BDS.ny ,
wonderful tilr.gs. but it tas cot reaca- j
d tia pcitt wterce it cia res
laocey to a bankrupt
Ose cf tie P'rof eeors has been de-
eoplr rew kinds or pota-.o bugs .a
swder to Trove tie titory of evolution,
Why not prove tie tceory wun ici-je-
tMtg tiat ni.gil necoice useui
A Bof ton woman started ect to do
m scan's work bat it raised and ter
back tfcir came dowa.
Catciirg a t'.g tfl cacsej cce maa
to die cf excitement. Pertars yoa
ar lucky !a that tie b g tia you
took always get away.
Masiger Ciaice tss beta tit oa
ti teid wili pltcied balls tilrty
eigtl times, bat tiat is tot mtat
Biake iim so great a iranaser
Eotre autifir'ries held tiat avijtors
r trts;s5ers exce;.t ever navigable
w-atera. But to cse can catci titm
to tie act.
A street ear mccrsisn ias beta ar
rested in New Tori fsr eiceeir.g tie
seed limit Of course, tiere d d
smX barvea to be a ceil wtgoa la tie
A tew cpera'ic isip-crtstioa caa
icg ia vartcuf lar.gusges, but treats
oly Japisese. Tie sccomr'-ifcet
Is cf doubtful n!, fcr it is at ail
times d:S".cu!t to lei! iat long .e tie
grand opera star wari'ta ;'.-
One of tie aviators tag t ucceeei la
ailit crder tie upper bri;!ge at Ni
agara; bat tils Is tot !'ke'y to te'p
ay more tian L'otclia d.d wttn te
walked ca a rce across tie gorge.
a Eottoa testier, wio Is retlnrg
a.tr a aervice of 40 yezr-?. sJvika
youtf teachers to te "a live wire." and
aad to feft tie.r icinds tj ff'.rtitg a
Uttiw. Tier J totilng ut-ed or ie
erepit la ttia giciery advice, and !t
oe'-t io rcrnvov tte reproarb of
ratti and prists from its
tvfcctera rtsuutioa f&rsver.
V" T . ' w-f r
r"rvt"ui Vt'iv f New 'jpv!
S-wtFj Anml t- Et
j Py V.1Lt.IAM T. ELLIS.
! Ccrn-A-r t,-;. T;iTcy
i a f-:t-t rx 7 rrT;l l'.?!T,ry tf
j t c'-w rt'r; !a ti.1 ir.::r
! i t" t- .P"' g' tO tW B''TTI
i tri.-tyt r'O'ar. thr?":tC'rt cif
j l.;4.:;oa. M'; v r.i ArcfEiia
i Tries'. t-jri c3 tft-iwiyniir'.i of
f t Prciii aa-i rrrtwta.Bt Cir2'.3aa
' IcaU-Jy la a dellrU-.ra cf r;-c!c5- It
j ij tt lotoaicaiioa cf C ir. cf
i c!T;!"ia'i-a. T'ie arc'fal, Jor.g j!Tr
i Irs a-i '.'y c.sJ Or.or.S3 err;'re
J -s t' eti -m'.-.h 1?t. lie trais-
i f-rrja'.Ics cf T-:iy !r,-.o a cca?'.
!t.'. .ill grrrr.xrt rtcraily t
i ai en cf the gr?-il erci'.a cf
; lie tw cPEtiiry.
5 Tie rasoa f?r n tils !s tiat tie
, fca'ioa'a S'ep t4 bK'n Biei'.nar.
America tAa if?r dTe;cri a ry
j cr lr.le"'.j-ert !a Tcriy.
: t's-rs-s taT fcr yeirs i.ir:erl
;aay ca tie rec'ecre4 traia crpor-
! tut::!s ire, ar.3
; : :U-.r.s cf tie fi; !re. Evsa la tie
ri.'f-ty ci tie tr et cctoiy eire-i
tT tiat Aidil Ha.:J a Teral
deg-re wcrs tiaa ti cgrres tie
; fairy U!e. Up ta ti?e year IKS Tcr-
Ky as more t-etigtte.! tiaa Ctina.
.e- lie aci pc;ular rlgits tad
!ect crjortEity la tie ctZestlal ki-g-
des tiaa In tt!a tatica wiicb be
ttrliea tie ro coLtloer.fi cf Eurcre
acd Asia. Tie cvjacitg recsrcef-1-ces
cf tie most tyrannous rujer cf
modern iistory a vtei to keep c-jt
aJI tiat Eakes for etligitenstnt.
The Dark Days of Turkey.
nrerytoiy wtoni cue resets ca tie
trreeta of Cci,gtaiit!scp- kocirs troat
fnaniX exrittce tie borrcra of the
oli regime. Ncio;!y -m-aa allowed to
stciy trje E2;s or read real tstory.
Nobody permitted to traTe!
nircad. Private letters, as Tell aa
ten-rearers acd books, vere cecs-ored
ty cScials more alert tiaa Ir.teili-
rert Tier required tiat ary bock
nh;(rh mentioned Tariisb hlirtory
f icuU call a dtfeat a "retrograde ad-
Tance." Aftr ceri.orizg scne tibles.
one cr tie Eu:t:tti:scas stories cur
rent has It, tie fuacticr-ary Querul
cusly eaqalred. "Wta Is tils can
auL wio Is rIUns to tiosa Gala
tiasaT i GcTerntnent was ty assassJcatlcn
ad rcasRacre. Tie dagger was at
; tie tack cf erery person cf force cr
. Inltla-JTe er prcgresstTecesa. Tie
' esaciated asd tresablisg body cf tiat
; arciccward aisd tyraat Abdul Kacid
; rouJd baT batied for mentis la tie
! linocent blood cf tie ia!f mlllioa peo
ple wicra It Is estimated te tad put
. to deati. Ncbcdy kaew wbce tura
I would be next. Covetcussesa, rerecge.
Jealousy acd. above all, fear conspired
: to p.Et tie assassin's dagger. Tiei-e
i was a world cf sigt'.Scance In tie re
mark trade to rce ty an old resides:
cf tte ecpire as we rode c; tie
Fspicraa last week: "AH tie bfg
paiacea w'tiin s;gbt belonged to Abd
KiaId." Nctcdy was allowed to pros-
pr greatly except tie Sal tan.
Revelation cf tf- S?y System
I: is tow kcown tiat aa incredibly
Urge neater cf spies core tiaa four
ticriEd oie reliable stateceat tas
; j; ja was of lile cade daily re-
. fr'.a to tils monarch of fear-bitter
i C;Ci iarge room la tie war c.ee.
: tPvt to tiat occupied by Maicoad
: siievlet, tie cos;ander-!aiief cf
' tie Turtish arasy. is cow filled witb
ties documents, wiici were seized
i along witb lets dargercus weapons
. and great stores cf treasure la Tildii
i A trusted committee U perusirg tie
documents, altiough tie counsel c-f
many itaa tiat tiey stould be buraed
; UEcpened. It taa leaked cut tiat tiey
implicate t!ri and lew. native ad
fore'grer. la suci a reign tie f.t.gr
of sufpicion inevitably pcists every-
wtere. Periaps cost ticsettliig are
I tie sinister ciarges wiki one tears
arali-st men ccxcected with tie for
eign legatiCEi. It would not te pleas
ant fcr Americans or Eritcns to feel
tiat persons, eves cf miner fruition.
' supplied to represent tifcir Intcresta
in Cxnstantincple, tad rtally been in
, iie pay cf Aidul Himid.
A National Sericrr.eiy.
Tie dark sgs tare no story to
e?ua! this cne, wiici is to ti: day a
em c' ccnverfa;;on wier
ever P lle meet. Aidul Hamid sleep,
'xg ia cne cf tie multitudinous rooms
if tiat Kitiicp called Tildii Falice
Iter te tad said te would sleep ia
::iers. iul'.t-d to ren ty tie cieapeit
'yp cf sensaticcal and melo-dramatic
ier.cb revel, dreaming ever plots
again: his life, practiilng wita a
multitude nt revolvers (mere ttan
lire thousand were found after he
tad been d.ironed), tis ps!ac a
wonderful bous of fear, tis eunucts
pcse!ng greater prestige and power
iia tie nation's foremost statesmen,
tie army acd civil cSriala all parts
cf a malign maciite, for ikh the
peer orerburdened people tad to pay,
ray. ray is tier acywtere ia his
tory an e;uJu chapter to this? Tur
key knew a rtifa cf terror; Abdul
llamid represented a reversion to bar-
barista, and to tie baseat primitive in-
ailtct, rjwiy d with ui'-oid weal-J
ry cr r--
Tv C.-t AlV!-;j.
F-jch wr.s ti t:;.t fro a wlS
key ;.!! stsr.lirf it
.ts It any ctr list til fcts-crle.
c;'y. cr.,' tie csr-'.ral cf F.rroe and cf
G t?4 cf tie Christian e p're.
a t;7 cc-rw trs. tian JetnsaVra
s'.Scn uzi tie cj cf
tie wi-rle earth,' rsr.g with 3-b sc-
c'lrintixa as ti p.-o.t c.t Its a1-1
c:;.t rr.pro' tJ never IrardT
til-ertTr. Ictir drenxcd cf, ex.-l eftfa
d?;-.s'Tfd cf, cars a'mcrst cverr-'git
to a tiroes cs tie Frpiort: whi.re
to cct'I:r!s s-d two seats tnest.
Cois!:'n' U aim'itiiy tie
ot strategic tl'y In tie wcrlj. Sa
!t v.o i--ai: evr-at ls it fill te
fcre ti- irr6:st;i.l forces cf twea-t.'-th
ttury civ.'.SA-i- s. Th Tear.
Tori r'x-.ry as t.ir'i'y tie r.icly
talctilsted scbex eft a rjr-:.te4;
r'- it '.t t Isv l-jfrrj tii'g ad
attar cf a rwis'.Ujj cr&v-ert ty
tie npirit tf the ti,n?s.
Wat twt fit f!e;' Mtafi.
V,-th tie s'.cui'rait driiii cf lie
cew ror.ditl:- la Turkry I shall deal
ia subsequent articles; ler I wait
tj present tie broad cf.l:r.e.
Approaciirg C?r.r.-a2t;n?rl ty wa
ter cne f.nds it s-.'U as cf ycr. the
fairest wc;k cf maa that srywiere
greets tie travp'.r'a eje. Ai-ove ti
red-rr:fed tvuss. ttstarked ty tie
scke-s-.;s cf m-iera industry, riss
tie graceful minaret. On a ccra
rtatiducg pi'.ic-2 cn cne cf tie seven
tills cf eld S-.ae.bouI. St. Sc-phU
kjps r'srd. rev a tnwue, tut tie
eldest building la ex-ftesre dedicated
to Christian worstip, and core cag-t-i5:nt
tiaa St. Peter's in Erse, cr
St. FTtwl a cr Westminster tiey ia
London, or Notre Dame la Paris, or
tie giuiy I)ca ia Eerlin. cr tiitoric
St. Stepien's in 1enca. Creeks, Ar
menians and Roman Catholics dream
and rrcTieiy cf tie day wien tie
cro;s will ence again si!r;e sbc-ve St.
Sopiia'3 great 5';me, and tie power
t t '
Mosque cf 6- Sophia, Cnrtantincple.
cf Christendom will be supreme cn the
Ad;cining St. Sophia's the traveler
sees the Seraglio, wtere tragedies
beyond count have been enacted. Tie
palaces, tie fast scurrying caiques,
and the latticed windows c-f tie
harems cf Turkish houses all pass la
review; it is a beautiful and unparal
If te arrives by rail the traveler
beholds the ancient walls cf old Con
stantinople, and is Quickly Introduced
to tie filthy cdc.rs and disorder of tie
incredibly lU-kept streets cf Constan
tinople. Put s:ns cf tie new regime
are tot wanting. Here Is a street
turned cp for an electric railway; yon
der a read eng.ne is at work and a
ligiway is being widened. A group
cf grave-ard cypresses is giving way
to a modem itercugilare. Actually,
sidewalks are being laid In seme
The Corrtf "ep'e Dc;.
Tte famous, cr infamous, Constan
tinople d;gs are mi&fing, except for
an occasional stray, at which critics
cf tis new administration point fing
ers cf scorn. Some thousands cf dogs
were gathered tip by workmen with
wooden tongs, dropped into carts and
carries to tewtoats, wiici bore tiena
to an island ia tie harbor. Tie sim
ple and natural way would lave teen
to kill tiem painlsi'.y and end tie
matter, cr sect;', tome ens of tie
commercial ci".: to clan tie city
cf degi for tie sa.'te cf tie tides, cne
company agreeing to give tie govern
ment a lnus for tie privig. i:-t
tie Turk ias ideis cf mercy tcard
dumb animal.f, aliei: ratier ;u:sotl
cal. Tie px.'.r mingy, Seetif.en curs
were sent to ttia iilani, ie.-e. it is
said, tiey gzi totting to drink or
eat, although sippc-d to te fed ty
government grant- Certain St is tiat
sea in 1
i.ei a: r.rs: maded o
:?:r.g fcr li filthy st
of eld Ccnitastiaof'.e Epw-dily
carre fewer and fewer and
now but a tradition cf dark days tiat
The Pres. as Archimedes.' Lever.
1ft t :fiiif.i:aut cf ail tie s:gns
which an cbierver notes ia tie Con
stantinople cf today are tie beys and
men who hawk daily nepaprs
thrcifh tie streets. "Extras!" ta
strange, hen-track Turkish. Arabic
and Armeniaa script are taunted la
the face cf the coemcpclitan passers
by. Thy are real newspapers, too,
Cled with the dcings cf tiw whole
Of coarse, this meats a changed or
der c society. To'j cannot have cews
pa;:s without having prugresa. Tie
dark sgea cannot stand the tidings of
what is g'.'.Lg co ia tie crld. Tie
prs is cne of tie Arrllmi.itan lev
ers ty which tie world Is moved.
What armies and snots could not do
la the overthrew cf dtipcUsa Us
ir.s. r-t cr.:y i Ta-k.-y. t -t fa CI '.-.a 1
T3i Per'.. "! He c.ivr V-i.-'wctJ
K-:tiT cf tie w.
T"i-5s ti Rr.-:sr-c-4 pr t,a 1
ccrre t-'-i-.e. A uia rr.-ir cost tfil'
ar,yti!.r t-e pVasps '.a TvrVT.. yr .
tjg cf brVs rec'ivfl rot a fwtl '
c'anc at tie Cost .tm J!?e wh;..-a i
caused a fr'.'.ow traver us-! to tiJ
war cf tie c'.i f ri'r. to t"l s-ct !ej '
c wi&t ci'l have tappe-'d two f
yvurs aco tai a trsveier tried to i
ir'ig a sult-cs.s full cf toc. lc!-!
tie Cutrm lii'.;e. Thre ! fre cn- j
trance ter tr.t'h rstury iJp. Ia '
Turk. Where rrrn eM to hsre f
to i:.';r ur.der tYeir breath tio b'g (
twii cf "Lib'rty!, -Jtustice!". 5
.-alityl" r, l Trstrr.;.y 1", tiey l
row cry tim a'cud snd p's.crl tie-.a
ca ti t:ni'ys. Prrmfriy Bn-tr ;
Ottc-staa cor fcre'mr could travj
la tie Jn'frtcr cf Turkey wttit-ut a
t:l pitj.t; new au.vicdy may go ,
sr. yw bete.
isrrt Vsrve'Icvs TraifirTt!ona. )
No erg sal i Hons were pmit.ed ;
unier tie c'.d re? me. To-lay cl.ls,!
societies and par:.. Sourish. Sp'-es;
are tut a tidecus merr.rry. Eva
S'.-hocls trr wemea are permitted ar.d
cciungd. Turkisi cflcia'.s st:-nd 1
tif.r di-.Eitrs to tie sci-;j cf m.:-i- .
ern Ia-t'.ng rslntained ty tie fcr-e:'r-ers.
Aic-tcsid cf ti T"-i wcrr.aa t
sombre wrap cce ss tie ays:r .
dirk Vainr? J mcxlern girl ia m-rry :
wldrw tat and tctile skirt. I o ';
ticed a Cnr;antint?r ccl'.ere girl ;
w;-.b aa arry cf pufls on tie tck cf ;
ter h-:ad such as cn ccmravcly ses
cn Brcadway. and wiith are surely
cTer mads cuiside cf tie s!-c;-k We'll
patronized cinf matcjtraph slew pre- ;
sent the latest ftuiions u well S3 lis
Ia a word and with reservations ':
ar.d exceptions to be toted later )
mcdern clvilizaticn tas ccrr.e to TuM
key. There are multitudes who fjr'
cr.e reason cr anctier t .gh fcr tie re-
t t 1 t
turn cf tie good eld days; but their
power tas bee-j hopelessly broken.
Turkey ts awake never to sleep agaia.
Her future is an absorbing er.igma
that concerns alike the practical
statesraen cf the world's capitals and
the student o human alairs. What-
kever ter ces'.my may re, tie Sjeep cf
death tas pajsed. The new Hie cf
tie new day ia tie latest conqueror
to sweep ever historic, blood-drenched
(Ccpyrif it, JTJ, ty Jcrh B. Ecwl-.a.)
Efficiency I" Shovelij.
Fcr tie first clajs sioveler there is a
given siovel load at wlich he wi" do
his biggest clay's work. What is tlis
siovel lead? Will a first class man
do more work p-r day with a siovel
lead cf 5. 10. IS. 2J, 23. SO cr 4)
pounds T tlis is a cuestitn wlich
can te answered enly through care
fully made experiments. Ly first se
lecting two cr tire first-class siovel-'
ers, paying tleun extra wages for do
ing tr-.wtwcr.iy work, and tien. grid-'.
caily varying tie siovel load and tav
ing all tie ccniiticcs acccmpi-nyin
tie work carefully ci ?rved cr sev
eral weeks at a lime by ntrn wi
nsed to experimenting, it wss
that a firs: class man would do his
tig-ges; cliy's work with a shovel load
cf about 21 pcunds. Fcr instance,
tiat this man would shovel a larger
tcixre per diy i'.h a 21 prund leal
than i-.h a ut-pound lead cr with an
IS-pound load cn his sicv?l. It :, f
course, evident tiat no tievtier can
always take a k-ad cf exictly 21 .
pounds cn tis sieve!, tut nevertie
KrS, ai-.iouri his lead mny vary tire
cr four punis etc way or tie cti-r,
either teliv or above tlr 21 punfs,
tie shreier will do tis t-iggest day's
work when tis averige fcr tie day is
at-:'.: 21 pounds. American Magii'.ne.
Strargest Mai in Fra-.ce,
A few years ago M. Ir.ani. wic
narrowly tscipid assij..,.r.at:-.n re
certiy. was t;uite enktows outside tie
ranks cf a few fellow lawyers and tie
workitgmen and Socialist crgsnliA.
ti ns to which ha allied himself. To
day he is universally regarded as cne
of tie strongest men in Prance. He
entered the chamber cf d-.pu'.ie-s ia
112, cr.ly seven year tefcre beenra
ing premier, and it was really tie
part tiat te played ia tie aci.te re
l gious-p..t;cal s:r-igg'.e in Prance
tiat brougit tia to tie "height cf h;s
fame. He is a stirring orattr and a
strenuous worker. -'Let's have done
wi;h talk: it's time fcr work." U cce
c-f tis fsvorit phrases. He is cne
cf tie simplest cf men. aud finds his
chief recrta-ira in fishing. His cne
trouble Is tikt tie caricaturists re
fuse to put tlm to e papers -TL1
tiey do so," te says, "J am tax really
ft -y.-vf -.-.-x,.-..,;-:r.T..Ta:?rv;;-r?-.feiiv'5
j SW1 Uri f Af. 27. IS u l
"y Ar-wr-pd !f T- rrr
ir-in' TrtT-)m- !i .
V.w-'-:t ' 'I-'! . i
i:U : S Tr7--T- yo-ir irln
-'( ri yt c--;: " Xll'T.. St 3.
rrw.-B C. July. Tr- yet- of
r-k;. i - e.,T f i it.' n'.n.
1 !,.'". Jri-.a-i. Ais-- th I'jr.-Mni.
iK ': r.'ry. .Nl-x;.A.ii.iM!' wx at K't-,
Uk ta UTft la r.rT -'.r fi r.. T'.
K.-'. ! fi t:t rtp-r tAi not 't!-'
rr..--'. rsis i 0 -rt. ut rtcri?v .
wi.-i t.-rv-if1-. firl in t, p.jjft. .
iv i o if r.ver t
IK.il'nf-Vd't'. a J:.'!-.H n!
f-'r-TJ,. Jilt--1 n f, r1v 0 -'.'r, 'Tti'
tnr.A ctj".V" -yir:i cf li.v ci'.y cf
i. a. ir.i?i in lr .iUjn.
Netiiciaineiaar wss a fre3t fen-.
eral la C'"-5. !a is f.rtt seige cf Jeru-.
ss.i m. an d W-ae -' e rrpcror li. C.
114. He made Patvloa glorious dur
lr.g lis re'ra cf 4i year He was ia
lis ISth year wten te Ucar. this
Xemsalera wss st tiia time a city!
cf 21.1-1) Ittabihants. Agair.st the
t;:ce engines cf Asiatic warfare the
b5ie?el citizens constructed counter
errines: and tie str-sele was worthy
cf the occasion a cemfcat cr dae! cot
only cf ecu-ire, tut cf skill and InUi
liper.ee. between Fabylca an Jeni
salera House-s were demolished, that
tew walls might be tuilt cf their ma
terials, las-de each spot weakened ty
The ramparts were vi?c-rcsly de-.
feuded by archers and slingers. e'.ual
in tra-rery to tioe cf tie Cbaldeans..
The rams were caught, when possible,
ty doubled cliics cr roies to wenken
their blows, cr. tf it miit be, to cap
size them. Lighted torches ar.d fire
tr?.r.ds were thrown cn their roofs
tnd cn tiose cf tie ca'apuits, to set
them cn fire. The ga-es of the town
were sealously defended against the
efforts cf tie enemy to bunt Item
open or to burn therm
At Jast tiere was no food for tic
people, and famine prevailed.
The houses were full cf the sick and
w-out:ded; bloody f.gits between coa
ler. I : r g psrtfet. as to surrer.ilering or
holding cut, creeled the stree-ts with
fre-sh horrors; tie roar cf the siere
Bight and day C11 tie a!r. A breach
was made ta the city, at midnight.
The princes of tie king cf I'abrlon
came in. ti generals at)d high effi
c'als. Neb',cinei7a.r himself was at
Fi.-llah in Kaitath ar.d tie Chaldeans
limed tie kir.f's house, and the hous
es cf th peoi'.e. with fire, and brake
down lie wai'.A cf Jerusalem.
Tie king cf tie Ctalie-e-s slew thir
young men wui the sord Its tie
house cf their sanctuary, and had no
com pass ten is pea. jcutg man or maid
en, old man. cr tia that etocped for
age; to gave tiem all Into his hand.
And they burr.; the house of God.
They slew tte sons of Zedekiah be
fore his eyes, so that the last things
his eyes ever saw, a perpetual mem
ory, were the agonies of his sons, and
cf tis friends, all the cobles of Judah.
They put out Zedekiah's eyes. He
would have no more cp pcrtucities of
conspiring agsinst his rulers.
God spoke by the tongue cf Exekiel
one cf the most mysterious and most
curious predictlcrj in the entire Bible.
He declared that King Zedekiah
should be led into B&blcn a captive,
should there live end tiere die, and
yet te should tever see tie city. So
tlr.guusr is tils record that we must
rcid the verses Just as he wrote tbc-ni
ou'. New put with this a parallel
psjtsige, Jeremiah was thrown into
prison ty his moncrch. While Here
under bends, te In like manner pre
dicted tie downfull of Jerusalem; and
te said tiat Zsdekiih should sresk
with Nciur ladnetzar mouth to mouth,
and see tis eyes. The history we
have Just considered show tow thee
prophecies were fulfilled and the cap-'
tires carried to Babylon.
The way cf Transgressors is the
choice cf those who walk In it. God.
good men, srrp'is, laws, nil are sgiiust
any man's wtlking therein. The way
cf trangresiors is hard indeed, be
caus cf tie aw f ul punishment at the
end of the way. Like tte tuman vic
tim frele-cted fur sacrifice ty tte Az
tecs, who fcr we-eks was feasted and
honcred, but who. knew all the time
what the end was to be. So the sin
ful know thst tie end of tteir way
is d-?ath. and tie consciousness of
tits lire a a tia low over all tte life
before. Tie ruin from sin is an awful
tragedy; but whenever sin gees un-p-niiied
tie s'n increases Murders
hi.ve greatly Increased tn this coun
try, where lie majority cf murdtrer
f j nnpunisitd.
Tie way cf trans resscrs is very
hard, net only cn sec-cunt cf tie pun
iAlment at lie end. but tecause so
many terriers must be trckeu down
itud re.str12.ing infiatnees must be
overcome !n cr.er to go cn in sin the
love cf God, the conscience and moral
nature, tie crd cf Gcd, the Holy
Spirit, .e sense cf hcnr. Cod's good
ness, early trtining. the inflaences cf
There ts coiling God wants so much
aa to save raea frcra ti way of trans
grti.ora. Into tie kir.gdora of heaven.
Tiis is not mere-'y New Testament
teaching, but Old Testament teaching.
Witness Isaiah, and Jeremiah, and
EzekitL Ll.-ten to Hosea's messase
from God. eiprewions cf Ccd's lovicg-ki-idi-eis
and unweane-1 yearning over
tie pecpie, Ike tie fatler in the par
tl? cf tie pro-Iisal son. Tte father
exclaims in infit 'e pity; "How can I
glT tie up. E;ira:mf" "How Eiall
I make tiee as AlmaiT a desolate
r.ta. T will teil tieir Lackilidint I
a tiem L-etly."
KOTHINS CUT A!I AMATtUI.
rtir Dm..rs Question That Ke-
Callov Lover in nm
Tr yo-j really ru,r Wt I
ra beautiful?" she ae'eed.
-Voit are simply Jlrloe " be rp.l-
-Put there are cthr girls hoa
yoti t h t li k more l,eautlful than I."
"No. I don't think there Is a more
teautiful flrl In li world that yo').
Thre are otter giri you Uilnlt
are J'nt as beitutlful, thoiigh."
"yon are more beautiful tfcsa ar.y
etior girl I et-er saw."
"I suppose tier are plenty '
girls whom you consider aliaost
beautiful as I am."
"1 DiiLk you re far more besu'!
ful tlian any other !rl that ever
"Well, why didn't you say that Sa
the flrtt place?"
"That wss what I meant. If I didn't
ezartiy say so."
"O, well, go on. My goodness!
Miit I suf.Kefct everything nice ttat
you say to Hie?"
"What more can I .sy?"
"Heavens! I'm cot going to sit her
srlvlrg you lemons. I tho'ight the
way you started out that you tad
made love before."
Having vouched for the honesty cf
the woumn who winded a situation e
scrub woman, the good-natured man
was subjected to a severe examica.
tlon by the superintendent of tte
"There are decrees of hon'oty,
said the superintendent "How hon
est is she?"
The good natured mm reflected.
"Well," said he, "111 tell you. h
Is so honest that If you throw ant
thing that looks to be worth a cop
per into the waste basket you have
to tag It 'Destroy this,' or she will
Csh It out and put it back on your
desk night after night, no matter how
badly you want to get rid cf It, I
don't know that I can say anythlrs
"No more Is necessary," said the
superintendent, and he proceeded to
hire tte woman.
Baffling tn Mosquito.
Last summer we were pestered with
the awful nuisance, mosquitoes, cieit
after night, and on one occasion
killed between thirty and forty In our
bedroom, at midnight The following
day I took a woolen cloth, put a little
kerosene oil on It, and rubbed both
sides cf the wire mesh of the screens
with it. That night one lonely mos
quito disturbed our rest. Two or
three times each veek I rubbed the
screens la like manner, and we en
Joyed ieace the rest of the summer..
Tte odor from the oil remains only a
few minutes, nnd the oil itself pre
serves the screens and keeps away
files. Good Housekeeping Magazine.
Went Up Twenty Point.
During the recent hot spell a
broker was complaining to a friend
of the dull trading. "Business," ha
said. "What can one do In tia way
of business with the mercury stand
ing at 100?"
"Do!" replied his friend. "Great
Scott, man; it's the chance of a life
time to sell mercury." Boston Even
"My friend, you should Join the
church. As the prophet says, 'Come
thou with us and we will do the)
"You have already, parson. 1 waa
at your church fair last night".
Smart Set Magazine.
1 Knk-ker My wife Is always pra!
i lng tie men she rejected for me.
j Booker Nevermind; she will praise
! you to her second husband.
Wanted to Know.
' FHa She has a rosebud mouth,
j Stella Does that explain her mak
' l.ig so many flowery speeches?
STRONGER THAN MEAT
A Judge's Opinion of Grape-Nut.
A gentleman who has acquired a Ja
cicial turn of mind from experience
on the bench out in the Sunflower
State write a carefully considered
opinion as to the value of Grspe-Nut
as food. He says:
"For the past 5 years Grape-Nut
has been a rrouitnent feature in our
bill of fare.
"The crisp food with tie delicious,
nutty flavor has become aa indis
pensable necessity in K7 fxcuV.jm
"It has proved to be most healthful
and beneficial, and has enabled us to
practically abolish pastry and p!e
from our table, for the children rrefcr
Crape-Nuts, and do cot crave rich aud.
"Grape-Nut Keep us all jn perfect
physical condition a a preventive of
diicase !t U beyond value. I have beea
partlcilmly Impressed by the benefi
cial effects of Grape-Nut when used
by ladies who are troubled with ia-.
blemishes, skin eruption, etc. It
clears up the complexion wonderfullv
"A to Its nutritive qualm, my ex
perience Is that one small dish cf
Grro-Nut s superior to a pound of.
meal for breakfast, which I no. Impor
tant consideration for anyone. It sat
isfies the appetite and strengthen the
wer cf resisting rutigue. while lis
we Involve none of the dlKrt.nble
consequences that Kunetlmes tVllow
a meat bieakfiist." Nnm, glv,n b
rostuw Co,. Pattlo Creek. Mich
Kead the IMtle bok. "The HoJ to
VWhYiUe." In pkM. -There', a reason."
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