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Illllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllilll.IIHIHIIlllllllllllll iiiiiiiiiiiii?iiiii?i'i: im ll?llllllilllllii?lil?l'i^lllllllHI? ? War ?<?_*~. P=: 9=4 mu U-i 3?feu*>--*---? W- .; 'fv'if*' ' ? ??/ .vt^-v'? ??'? 5 & vil fi, i* f : -' RE we m Geiern I Americansany 1 lesta patriotic 1 i I than our tore 1 father-*^ [must 1 confess that I ??have -overa 1 g time-* recently ?ked myself ?Bthat question. I am a son of the American Revolution; 1 like the spirit of that organization : I like mingling with the true or f p triotic stock in tl " ?.ind so, frankly, I have been a little worried by what seemed to me a lack of patriotic enthusiasm amor.. people I knov? Bir ?t the q . tor me?and to my entire satisfaction. I learned that patriotism \t ? rmlyto* s in the troul times of'6i, or the stirring days oi ?776 It happened like this:? Our card club met last night at our hi There were eight couples ?eight typical American business men, and their v ? We stopped playii at eleven. and hid refreshments. Then 1 sat down, tsual. at my PIANOLA, for a little Sometimes I p t them tod., sometimes popular pieces which most ot us men. me of the women, like to sing. t night, however. I didn't ask what they wanted. I selected the music mvsel; t one roll. It w.-- a medley, c ,c Culls and "War Son Wh.it is there about the call oi a bugie, 1 nder, tr ' I one's heart so? The ac.tr r - ? the First Call f A mtbly" . ill conversation, ai id we, g lited listening, in silence. ' Oh. %a-. an you tt t dosm'i t . . 3. dually l< more maiesti. rolled forth th chords oi "The >:. ? . The ? ?err il melod) : over me : into my hear* leaped thi ?and I prisoned poei tale rhat the dawn should I ? ? ?? O'er the L Thei ay audience and almost a sigh, .it the ' e- ind I knew the d ".on in my breast I ared S menean heart Now, brisk, br.i . ? the "Rr- ille the so the pianoforte catch:r I : igle j clever' that it I Hing. From the corner oi i . several ot the men lean forward with mter ? "jr.d irefijo. ?o*.f. ?if ?. i ' jo Jin; Shouting the battle cry of Freedom ! " From hill, from plain, ft ?m : irm u?ii ce-stool, I could see them coming?hurr\ ing, crowding, e.._ i pressing forward I rally round the old (:. - spirit or the rr. myself; and 1 was living the life of the ? n?our nation-- wit thn fpi in the thought. And then, as I sud Jenlj I was with Sherman, ' Marching Thn i Geo- The quick, inspiring march.; . tune set my head to swaying I my feet to beating time with the music. Again the liq lid Thei i . . .. uxrtcn I ?ra> dusk led dowr ?? er th-> camp m the valley; while still hundreds and thousands marched in to quarters iftei the day'i fatiguing . ? "Tr? ':-? ? mt instrument chanted th i tenderness ? ripj . -ne. On ' ". ? j ; dusty, : I but unconquerable lads?the pick of the land, : * id it to the finish? coming in among the : earn og camp-tires t'lmbhng down to sleep And T.. tender, caressing, sil j the great camp to re I "/ :. ? de Und oo co'.ton . . " Like .i ire-;. tut from melody lifted rried me to the South? land. Instead of the Blue I saw the Gray. "Den i . Through the broad *treets of Richmond. the army of the Shenandoah was -winging. on its way to the beleaguered iront. Lean and threadbare they were, these veteran ?; ps of the great Confederate leader, but on their races and in their hearts burned the ind imitable American Spirit that knows no boundary lines of sectionalism, and bids ali attempted foreign tyranmsm to BEWARE Several people stirred. But out or the pianoforte or enchantment danced then the lively strains of "Whm Johnny ComesMarch' xng Home.' Once more the thousands "or marching men, but now they are passing down the wide Avenues of the Capital City?sweep before the big. kindly President, with whom they "rallied round the flag.' Their duty done, they were going back to the abandoned task-. There wa- a bigger thrill in that! That was the higher patriotism. ? was deepl'. moved; and from the tense silence behind me Came one or two sounds which told that the message of the mu*?ic had reached home for some or my guests as well. With a sudden inspiration, ? rapidly re rolled the music to the beginning, and with a chokeJ breath and moist eyes, of which I was unashamed, rere.-ted the stately anthem to which all true .American heads are bared. As the last chord sounded. I turned ? every member or the circle was standing; on every t?.ce was the look that I had longed :o see ?the look which visages the spirit that our mighty country need but feel, to turn aggression forever from its shores. I w?s -.f-r.'J I: vcars ot* peace, of ur.p.-.r:i i levdopi - absorbed us. tr t f :m lurkl . th the surface needing but the touch of inspiration to fan :: into flame. I heart o?' hearts I .Wu' that the awakening ot the little circle abcut me was but typical cf the larger .?wakening that t ;.J 1 readily ^ rr.-- to 1 ?is ot other true Americana should o'casion ? " impel it. From the - ?? - car mor* I - - - ? Iced higher with the ;t:r of mi-;c m the i if! The * : - nie il net .i--.. ? All are bon . ire fc with emotions? fcr music is but th-: "language of emotion.'' Tobeenal edtogiveaudi ezpreawmtoeaB I ?to:e '. ' the f great and . -.n the daily sSs life (it stimable a';ue. And r?: DO IcM an authority tha- Ig-a PaJe':w-ki has said, to *. [the ?? . : Within the re "the PusnoU it undouttedi\ <"*<* most perfect aid reaOy peat meaium. ' ufii e PIANOLA is the modern piano?the best known and greatest of all so-called "player-pianos. 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