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XXXIX. 3IOXTPELIER, VT., WEDNESDAY, JUNE 14, 1882. NO. 24. .V'.tlrM nf ppithd n.1 Marriairt-H limi-rl' -l : tuli.led Ol.ltu.ry -S'.tis ..-try mill tt-Lu. " ' it of i cnt. iitrilu-. a ch i h n a h mi II u ' i a ay i w w a i m v,.,.. ur ia:v. j. o. sukbduun. Jnue 1-: TuelChild-iiks L.lie.er-Jrk 9: v ;, As llio disciples were led to look somo great change in tho condition j ' ' aflairs hy tl'.e words of tha Master nono rn. ing his death ami tising from Ibe dean, and still thinking of un earthly kingdom which he would set up the; began to dis cuss the question, Who shall be chief or greatest in this kingdom? Tho very tie tion of our Lord may have fostered such questioning. Peter bud been pronounced blessed, in the presence of tbc other dis ci pits, find ibe doubtful expression con cerning the keys of the kingdom being delivered to him hail beeamafl?. V'Tfce tnrOB-wK-- . -. jW wrlBeeied tho woa derful erenti of the trnnsflgaratlonr 44 had beard ('f yeloe . from the glory clood, witnessing to the divlno Sonshlp of bim whom they call Lord and Master. These things looked as though a distinc tion was made and was to be made nmong tho disciplci. The friends of different disciples were also helping on this matter. A littlo further on in the history wo find tho mother of JamcB and John presenting tho special request that her two sons may sit. one on the right hand and the other on the loft of Christ, in his kingdom. She would bavo secured his promise to make her sons the first ministers undor him. Such questions about place and rani; be gan early in the history of tho church, and they have had a tolerably persistont lifo ever sinco. When Christ and tho twelve arrived at Capernaum and woro in the house, some think tho home of Jesus' mother, ho asks them about the subject of their discussion by tho way, not that ho did not know about it, but he wished a confession from thoir own lips. What wonder that in the presence of the self-sacrificing Son of Man nil their ambitious desires should be rebuked, aud they become speechless! Worldliness and sollishness will be re bukod in all our lives, and will dio out in them if wo are much in the presence of Jesus, holding communion with him Jesus declares to them that if any man desires to be first among them, the sanXi shall be last of all and servant of all. Ho thus states two groat laws governing mat. tors in his kingdom. The first, that pro eminence thorein is to bo secured by serving others; and second, that tho desire for pic-emincuco defeats Usulf, and puts the one moved by such desire fast 01 all ami lowest of all. As an illustration of these rualt'TS Jesus brings forward in hi.-; anus a littlo child, and declares that an" one who shall receive even a child in fin name, and care for it for his sake, rcccivi him. The term child here may lie understood to mean a weak or feeble olio among lis. followers, or t-itnply a young child wco sng rare and training for the M.t-urs service. Any server for mmta n n.K r d lor Jesus' ;iiie, and Willi u p II ) l". ti help men puts man into immeduiic lel!,w - hlmi with Un i.- i and tile Father, a ,. I Ilia. is the chance tor l.uuor in his Uui'jdo.i. John, seein:: llie ltio-.nl iwa: ing ot tl teachings casting oiii WO fol ll llle II?." .folin cv.i IV' : ii.'-vi: i i i I il . - in t: lie iuji lit .-a.v before ho m ule .j, : MatouiHtn that hr conduct li iu not I) . in agreement with tho spirit of our Lord . ( teachings : hence he wanted to bring ui . particular miller before him. Cluist condemned tho narrow spir; which John had showed, and virtual!., j says: "Work in my name, for suu'ciinj humanity, is iho highest proof of onenes- j with me. And no ono thus working cu j in spirit bo in opposition to mo. Labors: of love aro the aivinest proof of fellow ship wlili Christ. But it is to be remeni beied that these labors of lovo are to he performed out of love to Christ, and io his disciples, because they belong to Chi 1st . Much mat appears like this kind ol servico fails wnen these tests are applied Hat in proportion to the blessedness ol thus serving the followers of Christ so is il a fearful tbing to hinder them, or cause them to stumble and fall Into sin; for this is about tho meaning of " offend " iiere. As Christ honors and blesses those who aid bis children, out of love to bim, so he pronounces a woe upon those who cause any to stumble or fall. It Is better, he says,to loso life, even in the most pain ful manner, than to be guilty of causing any follower of Christ to transgress and fall. From tho awful sin of causing others to fall Jesus turns to the danger ol transgression on our own part, through the leading of our evil desires and pro pensities. In this caso tho various organs of the body are nscd to represent various propen sities of heart, and are thus said to offend, or cause to stumble, those who are led astrav throuch their agency. Ouo commentator savs tho hand may denoto the means of acquisition ; tho foot of intercourse with our fellows, and the eye the cliUf agent of dosiro. Under this explanation our J-iorcl woum Do made to teach that it is better to fall of gain or wealth than to be endangered spiritual ly thereby, and bettor to be deprived of social pleasures than to have them tempt us from him, and better to be ignorant of tho world than to he consumed spiritually by worldly desires. It is plain that Jesus intended to teach here that to enter into tho kingdom of hctven is the most desirablo thing, and that any loss or suffering can bo better endured than tho loss of tbo soul. The alternative is very solemnly put, and its repetition adds powerful emphasis. Christ was too loving to havo used such language unless there is the gro..teBt danger of our falling into hell, and too faithful to have r1r,tlw,l liiu Inne Iters in such aavfnl l.in. Pinion were there not an awful hell lo lie shuned. i in Hie Old Catholic college at Uerno, and Tho closing verges aro not easy of ex-j fjr n,cir hencfitlivo professors are main planation. nor do we readily apprehend I 0no of t,1((, stll,fflatat who is llltiil cuiiiii ciiuu iviiu itii.tu u.in unu m; fore. Pome would connect these veioc.s with verses and Jl.'t, nnd make tliein kind of closing address concerning the. j dispute which had beon going on niuoii i the disciples. This explanation Would gie the passage a meaning liko thi.- : II .v, j grace, or s Ut . in youi selves timt yo I), not I corrupted tu d sp nlej by llio cuiuainin i lion of worldly desires ami unhuly ambi tions. In ttiis w as contentions about r n.k ' and place will i:e.o among you aud ye j will have peace ono with another. " I This explanation, however, appears io: leave out the cixprcr-sum, "Lveiy ono shah bo salted with hrC' which Would unu natui "ly i Ii ve some, connection wi.u what Immediately pr cedes ii. Tins saying of Christ Una. howovor, a meaning yet io bo fathomed and explained. Youno Man Look Out IIeuf.. 1'ht most attraolivo girl at a picnic does not nlways make the best wife. Young man, lake our advico and snicker tip lo tho girl who attends to tho making of tbo salad Her hoart's in tho right place, and she can make her own. Npjd Yurki'ommfrrinl. Pint Tij a- a Hi-cip'.iLC. M TIM; I VTF. III! .i r.. n."i LNI. T.i. fiill.-.win anio y wo k tl-.iif h i- iliu is! the la'. 1-. '! -il I' 'i' ,,. v'o'i0 '. I'.c h .1 piimie 1. if t.ri'.'.v.i :n "Top:.. . . I . u ,nn ra i i t ,.. neav ! i- .1- l,! H) ' tli. i . !' :p 11 li I 11- II. al CI -. 0 Wit'. F i ( a . !. nidi !!.(..! isho.l and imr ii n i tatHins f on li d. t .Milch the wri .i .U'enilCil to tmVi We often hear h i h id K1' a uieani In i Ins ma ie use : it stnl of a ruin i h 4 1 lii-...iv-ii'agBS We hv MiujpK the adv.tniai!) which w. alih could buy university trtin in::, trnvel. t.igh cie y. unlimiiod hook, ec I i-t int ofiea we hear pov ru -Kiki n ol a - ii n ailr tntage, yet we beiievr ii to he dt-mensimbli true that of all ib Mdvantages which comes io hot young man this is ibe greatest The young man who is saved li otu the tff Tt of making his own way in the world and Ibe necessity ol establishing his own position. Is denied the most powerful stimulus to labor and development. .The joonf me who are coming every year out of the colleges and it., " ..i .i v ZuV professional sodoimS m h o-uniry. starting into aeiive life, will Wi sue cess or link into failure mainly ra accord ance with the amonm of stimulus nnder which 'their education has been acquired. If they have been obliged to labor until they bavo learned the value of money; if they have been forced into those econom ies, and learned, also, how difficult it is to keep it; if they have grown up with the consciousness upon them that everything they hope for in the world must be won by their own unaided force with industry ; if ihey have acquired thrifty habits and self helpfulness and self-trnst, they enter lifo with great and most assuring advant ages. Ko amount of woalth given to young man can possibly give him so good a prospect of a true success as poverty that has secured such advantages as these. Twice within tho easy memory of this generation a man who started at the low est extreme of the social scale has risen to bo President of tho United States, Abra ham Lincoln rose from his nest of leaves in a western log-cabin to bo twico the elected ruler of the nation, at a most momentous period of the national history. traversing in the passage every degree of the social scale. The poor irontiersraan s oh d. the fiat-boatman, the flay-iaborer, tho indigent student, tho humble country lawver. the politician, the stump-speaKcr, the legislator, the statesman, the president, and chief of one of the greatest armies the world has ever seen, who believes for a moment that, had he been rich at the start, ho would have ended where he did? It was tho discipline of poverty that made him what ho wns. It gave him a profound svmnathv with tho people, most of whom arc engaged in a struggle with poverty from t us cradlo to tho irravc. It stimula. l ed and trained his powers to their highest development, and it helped him to form tltoso habits of industry and economy that are essential to the best success. James A. (larlield, wlioiu wo bavo nist laid in the tomb with tears of affectionate r v. rend , was another instance of tho ; . n. tie. iii!.ii..!iiets of poverty. Ho rose fr.'nii as low a jiluc. as Lincoln, and took v . a a hi'rher ilii'lit than ho. J ho most '.liii.ianl man who ever occupied the ! 1 i . aideiiti.il chair, aud ranidlv becomin i nios. :.'.n.i-. il and host Ii love 1 ruler ; i lie world, int was mourned when, in 1 . . .. n ; i.o . f t!i" iii.inv coincidence ! : :. i xi til i it-1 w i .-ii li i s bin and that ot l. i i he w.i eit.roi ieil by . ii assassin All.' I1CC1' IIIOU Hell llelO I!. 11 S iimp Ililie.lilS .Uiil pow r in,, ol the g.-ea , and I e 'i 1:11 H .il W tilllllll .vo 1 . iiii.oi L toe. as I call s . .a ii. tea, the be: u .ay iiing man is ..I and eorupi lied in ii'- i l;i all my ae lie T .;l Ira; in e i l : .-I i v A: -a iaami S - II.-J 1 tnce, I l io "Vfl Knew a man to I) iwnett wan a v s a ;rth tho saving.' i.iiiiij-f .1. G" Katheh Kxi kn'Sive Eous. Down near v i.l.esiiarra. IV, it pays to go a bird' tutting, if Jin nest sousrhi b' long to itn n.iwk snecies. I'he Union Lender says in it it having heen learned tha' the enor mous price of 8 10 a piece bad been offered for hawk's eggs, a number of individuals have given iheir attention to hunting tln m along tho Susquehanna ol late. On Sunday, three men lound a nest on Camp- bell s lodge, Irom wnicn luey tooK lour $100 worth of tho eggs. They went to i he top of the ledgo nnd two of them lot lie other down over a precipice by a rope. After securing the treasure he was pulled up. Tho party went along up the river lo a point near Falls, where they say there is another nest. In olden times hawks were extensively nsed for hunting, and a number of sportsmen along the Hudson river have offered $180 a dozen for the eggs now, with the intention of hatching and rearing tho birds for hunting pur poses. A rich farmer and his wife living near Walnut Hill, 111., after dwelling together iu unity for forty years and becoming responsible fur no fewer than thirteen children, suddenly came to the surprising conclusion that their tempers were incom patible, and accordingly separntod. The wife then brought a suit for divorce, which came on trial last week at Mt. Vernon. The lawyers on both sides during the din ner recess entered into a most creditablo ngrcomcnt to reconcile tho aged couple, If it were possible aud the judge cordially offered to assist them. During the session each mado a conciliatory speech, affirming that his client was suscoptible to those kindly sentiments which adorn humanity, and tho judgo followed with a pathetic admonition. At this point the husband straightened himself iu bis chair and look ed toward his wife; sho in turn threw a magnetic glanco at bim; they both roso, clasped hands, received the congratnlatiens ot the conrt, and in two minutes Mr. and Mrs. Thomas A. Mooro were driving to ward Walnut Hill, at a pace which aston ished the family horse. 'J'huro aro but nino theological studontB I. irt.lv to bee line an Old Catholic cure just fought a duel with a fellow -i. ii I. nl. I lie Ln'lieran Missionaty .oinn! says I'lm pnpul v ion of the world is 1,U1, ii oi mi i. i ii 'his population SoC.Onil.OOO a Ii alien, r.M.O'.'H 00' aro Mohammn- i .us ; f- iiuo 0.10 are Jews; l'JO.000.000 are K mi. n Ci hnlies; MOoOOOO urn Greeks; l ,',ii .0 )0 nre Fro eel mis. Tu.iro uro 7: i 'iO')i In in. re In i Hi n than iliero aro I' o e i' oi s ; 71 ") i 000 mom Ktujau (. i li ill .-, it t ul 0I.iWJ.iM) morn Moham i.eil 'a. Ui.oi Pi otc.i iU.s If the I'roiestant ,ion i. tlin iniii f.tu II if it is the rep. ii Hive of ibe go'pul, ' tho power of G i i uui'i sa v an 1 1. theu thero aiy 1,263, i " iO.OuO out of 1.12J 000,000 who aiu un evangeliz d wi.hout the faith that saves." Thu harvest truly is great and the demand for laborers and means for thoir support ii 'ver greater than to-dnv. . A. His Wi ' tad. A STonr OF INVENTION. 'Tboull have to do the same as rest ono W hat call hast tbou to set. thysen up. a mm wi' only h.s day's wa,f e to look II ? To look thp fivks would think tho i . ci nld rocket-out l national debt at live , minutes notice. j Nay, none so. mate. Times has been pretty slack with most on ns of late "Then what a fool thou must be when a bit o' ti n work a: ii up not to take 'Ah!' interrupted another dust-bo grimed mechanic, who, with bare and folded arms, was leaning, half-sit'.inz, ball standing, xgainst his anvil; "and there s another mouth to fill at your plaoe, since yesietday, I hear toll.' I i s a little lass; the picture of bur mother! 'said the man addressed, his , twth gleaming whitoly as be smiled. He waa a nne iwia.og lenow tail, sirong aoa punnnui, iti'u ivuu-uuuiuiau nino vyes hining under a broad forehead, and relieving by their brightness the nlainnvs of the other features, Ho Wfi.fi? breakfast la prln..',xnhtni, 'ulZ Si'iu TWTt thick saadwleto wlih bis poctrat-kalfa, , and. 'then.,- transfixing lb em oa the blade, be speared them M1 his month, and aver now aad (ae 4av , , ... r m 1 t . l i ; i. rrosDeoi nimseii iiaewuso wiiu a uriua from a tin bottle, which was standing on the forge to keep the tea it contained hot. "Come In to-nlght,Aron," he continued, looking np at bis mate wbo had last ad dressed bim, "and thou shalt see her. I was thinking thou'd stand for her." "Well, lad, Fee none again' being sponsor to t' little lass. I reckon I shan't have so many sins to answer for her but what may go along wi' my own without making ihuch differ." A shrill whistle rang through the vast Elace, and in another moment the men ad pocketed their pipes, Aaron aud Stephen took up their hammers, Jerry turned to the forge. The thnnder of blows, the resounding clang of the struck metal, and the rush and roar of the machinery mado the very air of the workshop pulsate and throb with sonnd. For hours it went on, the sweat poured from Aaron's face, and the muscles rose and fell In great bands across Stephen's shoulders, showing their quick working through his damp shirt, i here was no time for speaking now. Ihey worked with a will. "Though I say It what shouldn't," said Aaron in a short pause, as he straightened himself for a rest, "there's no two chaps in Hanworth's can beat you aud me, at a spell of piecework. Well, half-work I, what I can't abide, nor thee either, mate." "Right, there, Aaron ; so here goos." And again the regular rhythm of the blows rang out. Once more the whistle sounded. The hum of labor ceased, nnd the workmen crowded toward the pay window of tbo ofiico. "Now don't bo a fool, lad!" whispered Aaron as his turn and bis friend's came. "Thou can't afford scruples just now." "Can't afford ay, that's where the shoo pinches," whispered Stephen back. As each man had his little pile of mon ey pushed toward him and passed on some were spoken a few works to, and answer ed, "All right" or, giving a short nod of aemiit sconce, passed on Aaron's turn had arrived, and Stephen was closo behnid liim. Tho clerk hardly raised his head as he said, j "The anvils must work to-morrow. You'll ho bore?" Aaron gave a grunt which might bn ;akeu far "Yes," and thon Stophon was j tiere. I "1 m would hear what I said?" asked tuu c islner Yes Hut could not we throo work a .ight instead, till nigh twelve to-night and again from half-past twelve on, sir. A c'd proler that." Tho clerk turned questioningly towa d a i-nnemun who, sitting in the offioe with his banns in his pockots and bis legs iretclicd out, was poising his ohair no its tack legs and gazing into the fire. "What am I to say, sir?" asked the cashier. "En! what!" cried the master, letting ins chair come down sueddenly on the floor md fixing his keen eyes on Stephen. What does be want?" "To w irk over night, sir, instead of working on Sunday. Ho says his t u mates he thinks will be willing to join him too, and he'll make full lime." Not oondeoending to notice the clerk s explanation, the master, springing to his feet, cried "Come in here, Steve." And Stephen entered the counting room hat in hand. "Now, my lad, what nonsense is this?" demanded Mr. Hansworth. "Yon know well enough how slack trade has bean, and I think you ought to be glad Han worth's has got the order. It's good for yon as well as me." "So I am, sir, I'm sure" "And you know il has to be executed to time?" "Yes, sir." "Then do you moan to tell me that you won't work on Sunday?" "I'll make it up fully, sir. I know my two mates will come, and we'll give you full satisfaction; but I cannot break tbo Sabbath. I never have, sir, aud I hope yon won't ask it now." "shut up: cried Mr. iianwortu, angri ly. "Do you think I'm going to be preached at by any nana nerer aro yon going to accommodate rao or are you not.'" Stephen stood silent, and then he raised his eyes and looked full in his master's angry lace. That silent look was enough. White to his lips Mr. Hanworth said slowly, 1 'If you won't accommodate me you may go, ana tnen turnea ms oaeK. Stephen waited a moment or two and then loft the office, and passed out into the now empty foundry yard. In the slroet ho found Aaron linger, ing. "Well, lad?" "I've got tho sack!" Aaron would have said somo words of consolation, but, glancing at tho sorrow stricken face beside him, bo forbore and left Stephen to walk homo alone. As he did so, ho did not feel much liko a hero! A man may do tho right tbing, but those know nothing of such struggles who represent that, thoreforo peace nay, joy will flood his soul. Kothing of this kind. Thero is only ono way into the kingdom, nnd that way is strewn with thorns, and tho thorns pierce tho feet which press thorn; yes, sometimes they wound so deeply that they even lame, and il is with bositatiufe and bleeding footstep that the iravelor passes sorrowfully -it may bo regretfully onward. Visions of vlo lory fade away, and all the worn and wearied soul dares to hope for Is strength to struggle ferwrrd, and, maimed and broken hearted, to reach some day the j;uul, and then rest. S.epben, miserable and sad, grew more lnw-spinted as be drew near homo. He )iu not fear having to listen to reproaches, but he trembled as he thought of the look he would receive. It was with a slow foot step that be entered the cottage and as cended the stairs to tho neat room above wm,re wife and child awaited him With a brlebt countenance anj shininz eyes Mary looked up Into her husband's fnco, ao X then before he spoke a word she stretched out her white hand and took bis tondlv. "Dear lad, sit down and tell me what l9 tho msttcr." "A great deal, wife! Ie got th.t ack." Certainlv aa bi amikit thit fif h t.tvn.l so well became downcast Mary cast a frightened ghnce toward the little bu. lie by her side, but the ne intant she re - (rained her confidence an I said cheerful - ly, oVer mind, you are sure to ket on aomewhero cko. Thoti art a first-class hand Steve, there are plentv more works in this big town besides Hanwortu's. Have any more got turned off f Is work No; Its hath, and I'm the only one Th, tl.. i. ,.n m ii i . i, ' ear Stew" y ' And then he related his story, and he i poke his wife's face g.ew as qui,,, and settled us hl nwn. MnH whnn ha AnnniniiA .... nva . - with the remrt r h.rrt n (and the little ,ass M try hut whai oould I ..p She an,wered, "Nothinir but what , thou hast done. " My Steve won Id havo to erow a aiurent man from what he is 5 ti'a pnt ns above his duty to God. Never fear for ns, a way will be made; kmei down and pray a Dlt. lad! ' And when in a few low murmured, baanfelt sentences her husband had done satMha fell qnietly asleep-holding his hand fta hers. Afraid to disturb her, he sal still thinking of many things, and his thoughts were not sad, for now the first shock of losing his work at such a critical time was paBt, ho felt convinced that he should have littlo difficulty in getting another place Ho know himself tobe a first-rate workman, and that his characlor as a steady nnd reliable nun stood high and was pretty well known amongst those to whom on Monday he must apply for employment, and ho thought with somo satisfaction on the faot that from his apprenticeship he had always remained at Hanworth's. "Yes, I never was a chap for running about. I've never worked anywhere else, and though it's hard to be turned out ol the old place, being so Ion 1 I. il rn u,Ul kal,, nm I . . . . nan. nna ' C. It there will help me to a new one." So he sat quietly resting till the gathering twi light rendered all things indistinct, nnd the fitful glow of tho firo threw long, fantastic shadows on the ceiling of the little chamber. A quiet, restful Sabbath followed, and on Monday morning very early, with a hopeful, cheerful heart, Stephen sallied forth to seok new employment. CliAl'TliU II. Mr. Hanworth usually usually as a respectable custom attended church on Sunday morning. There was a feeling of satisfaction in accompanying his elegant wife and well dressed children there. Ho did not think much why he did go, nor when he arrived at church did he think about worship or praise. Ho stood up and sat down in tho right places he did not kneel, of course; so far as tho neighbors saw he was sufficiently devout, but if some unknown power had obliged Mr. ilan wonh to reveal himself to public gnza, his human fellow-worshipers as well as tho "cloud of witnesses" would have known the church time was a time of busy business a quiot time for speculation, investment, invention, calculation and plans, anything but devotion to this seem ingly correctly religious man. Mr. Hanworth was "pntout" more than ho liked to own by Stephen's resolute bearing and the little incident in biscount- ng liuuse and tho stoadtast look in his workman's eyes kept recurring with disa greeable distinctness to his mental vision. Coming out of cliuroh he met as he fre quently did, another ironmaster; living in me samo direction tnoy usually waited borne together, talking various little busi- n ss matters over, lo-day Air. llaaworth mentioned Stephen's ob-tinacy. "Just shows now disobliging mow tei- lows oan ho; man and boy he's worked about the place twenty y a:s. Detestable impudence! tie s only ono ot a class Combination is our only remedy Are you o. iming 1 1 the must-re' meeting c.aiorrow P yes, oi course. I on II mention tms littlo circumstance?' "No, I think not; I don't waul to injure the fellow." 'Then I shall. Fine day isn't it? good bye" The next day the "little circumstance" was mentioned , and called forth many in dignant contemptuous commcn:s. Nearly all the gentlemen present were self-mnde men. And yet amongst no set of aristo cratic land owners could more determined counsels of olass (their class, that Is,) su premacy be heard. One benevolent old nian did dare certainly to remark this did not seem to him a case of insubordination, but of conscience, and that every man had a right to bis Sabbath, but this gentleman was treated with scant attention. And there the matter was dropped but not ended as Stephen found to his cost the next day. All Monday Stephen went from foun dry to foundry but trade had been dull and was just beginning to revive, no new workmen were required, and he met with refusals at all save one place; there he as told by a foreman who understood his own particular branch was wanted, but tho master was engaged out at a meeting, and he might call the next day. When he did call he fonndte was not wanted. So a bitter time of trial began; for three long weeks Stephen wandered about constantly asking for work. When he had penetrated into every workshop and foundry-yard in tho vast town where he had been born and lived, nnd mot in variably with disappointment, he began with his wife's advice to travel through the neighboring smaller towns. Frequently he walked very long dis tances on vague rumors of employment, which always turned out lo bo false, for tho iron trade, which was beginning to revive in the great town, was still stag nant in the outlying districts. Constant refusals crushed oven his brave and trust ful spit it and he went now at the end of a fortnight, on his daily search with so despondent an air that misfortune seemed to accompany htm and cling naturally to his 6ide. Stephen tried each evening as be neared his house to put on the cheerful air he did not feel, and enter his homo briskly, but ono look at Mary's nnxious face and large questioning eyes, and all his sham bright ness vanished. Thecouplo bad only boon able, on account ot tbo lone; bad times, to niako nut a very little provision against a rainy day. A sick sistor a widow had needed nnd receive) holp to the utmost of thoir power. and manyunusual expenses had come to bo paid during last month, so tlio littlo sav- f I I .1 1 1 .. 1 n . i ius uau uwiuuiuu ritpiuiy utvay, auu ii was with a foeling akin to despair that Stephen ou Monday In this the third week, was obliged to go to tho savings.bank and withdraw thoir last pound. At the end of tho third week all tho money was gono. CHAPTER lit. Another Sunday bad como round, and perhaps, of all tha sorrow laden souls m the great congregation assembled in tbo blackened old parish church, none carried a heavier heart than the work- ingmaa who knell with bowed head and passionately clasped hands in the shadow of the farthest pillar. Stephen was silting quietly by the fire that aiternoon, ana Mary singing a hymn, ins ah was trying to quiet me oniii ltd to sleep a she rooked it to and fro In ber arms, wnen me uoor openeu aim Aaron came in. "Well, old chap, aro you getting on middling?" "No, n it at all j I can't got a chance to go to work." Ar hut that's Kmtf Ynn ...a titiro tt'j rotten out why Hanworth sacked thee 1 lave you tried old Mr Wilson? He s oi , thv own way of thinking" : -Av, and I should havo"got a job. mav l.J; ,nt tbev'vo not work enough for their . old hands." j ' I'm sorry for you, Stevo. I've wihd many a time since I'd been man enough to do t same. All these throe Sunduva I've beon fair miserable, and I've thought sen toy. directly I've got washed I II X0.fii I"" u. o . . 'Have you been working every Sunday " "Av. that we hev; and now. whenever It suits Hanworth. we shall have to do It .,r.in i j r. . h... i . hhvii n aiuiu iti louts. I to tuuutMll LO IU t r.-r..', i.wi . J.- .J T -i,h . i flower in his coat. It fair' rouses me, But what is a chan to do?" "Oliey God rather than man." Stephen said thu words sadly, and as though speaking to himself. "Ah, it's well enough for thee," Aaron began, and then he stopped suddenly, for be caught sight of Mary's face, and her j eyes were full of tears. She rose hastily, and began nervously moving about. Jtephen looked up also. "You'll stop, Aaron, and hare a enp of tea with ns? We oan yet afford to give a friend that." "Yes, do, Aaron," echoed Mary. "Here Steve, hold baby, will yon? while 1 gel it ready." Stephen took the little creature carefully he was not so much used to holding babies in bis arms; but he had hardly received his little daughter when she set up a pitiful cry. He rocked himself back ward nnd forwards, holding the baby closely to bim, and trying to hush it; but in vain; the more ho rocked the more she cried. Mary, who had gone into the cellar to fetch the bread, ran hastily up. " What ever's the matter," said Stephen, turning helplessly towards his wife. "I never heard it go on like this afore." "You've run a pin into It! Here, erivc me hold of her; I'll soon put it straight." The baby ceased to cry and remained quite happy on her father's kneos till the poor meal was spread, Ihen, though Marv and Aaron talked cheerfully together Stephen became quite silent, and when tea was over, they drew their chairs iround the hearth, his thoughtful gaze turned to his little child, peacefully slum bering In bcr wooden oradle, and he became absorbed apparently in contem plating her small face. Suddenly he ex claimed : "Yes, that's how it could be done." "What done?" "Why, I know how I could make a pin that wouldn't hurt." "Then do it," cried Aaron. "Lots oft' women folks would buy them; ay! and men, too, for naught drives a man out of himscn like a crying bairn." "Hut I can't do it." "For why?" "Because our money's done, and wo've naught even to buy a pin-wire." "Here, I lend theo. Will ten shillings fit thee?" "Ay, five shillings will, and plenty too and thank you, mate." "Nay, take ten shillings; you're kindly welcome." After that a cloud seemed lifted from the party, and whon Aaron left at 9 o'clock after again partaking of bread and cbeese he thought, as he strolled home, ho bad seldom spent so happy an evening and found himsolf wishing he had a wife, too, aud home of nis own. The early dawn was hardly flushing the sky above the crowded roofs when Stephen the next day awoke, and be was tho earli est customer tho wire-seller had that moming. Very diligently and happy he worked. .Mary even heard him whistling and sink ing al intervals; and before dinner-time he called her. "Wife, come hither; here are some pins Snished. You must have the first, my joy.' And he held out before her half a hand ful of tho now universally known "safoty pins." "Will they do?" Stophon added rather anxiously. She lookod at them, this first judge of his invention, examining them minutely, and ihen cried "lof Yos, grandly!" She hastily laid them down and turned to the cradle, and, without any apparent reason picked up therefrom the baby, covering its tiny face with kisses. "My littlo bairn, my lamb! I s idly feared for thee ; but father can keep us both now." And the mother burst into tears " Why.Maiy, what hast thou been think ing ol?" "That I must get mother to take the little ono, nnd go back to service till limes are mended." "I thought wife wo promised for better or worse. We must always stick to gether." She looked pitifully into his kind face. "lint Steve, soon there would have been no other way, though it would have been the very worst that oould have come. We are bound to bo honest thou knows, lad." "Thank God!" reverently responded her husband, "he has not let us be tried above what we could stand. As long as !he spares thee, everything else I can abide to loss.' Bui henceforward it was no tale of loss that their lives told. Two davs later with a workbox of his wife's filled with various sizes of the new pin, Stephen sallied forth and visited some of the largest drapers' stores in the town. He retimed within two hours with a handful of silver and an empty box, and set to work making more; and although Aaron joined hira the follow ing week, the demand could not bo met. Safety pins became the raze, and Stephon soon had no difficulty in obtain ing money to patent his invention, nor in opening a small manufactory, which presently grew to such large dimensions that Aaron finds the salary he receives as manager a very comfortable provision in deed for the wife and child he has now tho honor of supporting, Stephen is able now to surround his Mary with evory indulgence even his warm lovo can wish to supply her with, and perhaps the reason why ho remains so unassuming and humble a man though now a rich ono, is found in the fact that he actually feels all bis prosperity has come to linn a most unexpected gift from following resolutely the will ol God. It was because ho was at his wits' end for bread that ho was led to think out and find what proved to bo a blessing both to him solf aud family and to tens of thousands of roomers and their babies, uod s ways are sometimes rough, but they always lead to what is bright and good. We need hardly add Sunday labor is un known at the "Safety-pin Works." Every-day religion Is the foundation of thoroughness, which Is another word for j to bim by every ono who believes In giv trnthfulness or honesty. Workmen that ing a petitioner what he asks for. As, In aliffhfc thnlr work, whether thOY maku th rs.a nf Ihn deeaaea rf tk lnn,li.i shirts for a living or sermons, build houses or ships, raise flocks or raise families, will some day or other bo found oat Wo want clothes that will not riD. vassals that will . not leak, and bridges that will not break aown. oo we want cnarsciers mat win stand temptation, and not snap asunder under the sudden pressure of life. A'cit York Eeanyelist. . . .. Preny Smry of a Falthf il Woman' Consecration. At the close of the eighteenth century u farmer's dsughter left her home in York, shire, England, to go as a servant in a farm house. She bad to fill the place ai once of kiichcn maid, house maid, milk maid and cook. She milked six co morning and eve' Ing. besides all else and when she found leisure bovondt hese serv ices she occupied herself in spinning; wool. Hut with all that was lowly ami unpromising in this youns woman's Ijfe hroU(fh, u Wlth iL Bible as her guide. and with the pure and noWe ideas which belong to Christian education. I. the 'T 100 mrled t 7" Jonn cross ey. i oey married at Cu ..-.i l en.ta "dt'd Cow u to a life of honest Industry Crosslev was frugal and thriftv. He got on well, laid by his earnings, and at length was able to rent a wool mill and dwelling house. When the couple were about entering their new quarters a holy purpose of consecration took posses sion of bis young wife. On the day of entering the bouse she aroso at 4 o'clock In the morning and went Into the yard. There, in the early twilight, before enter ing the bouse, she knelt on the ground and gave ber lite anew to Uod. she vowed most solemnly la these words: "If the Lord does bless mo at this place, the poor shall have a snare or it." That erand act ot consecration was the germ of a life of marvelous nobility. It was thelawof ibis home for many years, while sons were born and grew np nnder its ennobling influence. John Crossley died leaving a comfortable property and a good name. The widow lived on to old age, and would nover consent to remove from ner nrst tiorno to a better one. The sons carried on their father's business, educated and controlled by the spiiit of tha mother's early vow. One of tho youngest sons became a baronet and a member oi parliament lor west Hiding. In mature life he said, "It is to this vow, made and kept with so much fidelity, that I attribute the great success of my father in business. My mother was always looking how she could best keep her vow." The Crossleys grew rich and great. The sons of the kitchen maid became owners of mills which covered acres of ground. These structures rose story above story in solid masses. The work people were in creased to the nnmber of 4.000 and 5,000. The good old mother became alarmed, and said that such large operations were dangerous, and that a crash would oome. The sons answered, "No; we are well in sured, 'Honor the Lord withjthy substance, and with the first fruits of all time in crease; so shall thy barns be filled with plenty.' This is oar policy of insnranco." In 185:1 one of these sons was in America. On seeing a fine landscape at sunset the glory of the scene entered his heart and he asked himself "What shall I render unto the Lord?" The answer to this question was the purchase of land for a people s pam, alter nis return some, at a cost of $.'30,000. The park was givon to the town of Halifax. At length two spacious almshouses were built and en dowed by two of these brothers. Then came a row of workmen's dwellings houses, then an orphanage, and besides these any number of less conspicuous charities. .Yew York Presbyterian. Fatal AML'SEMiiNT. Four vears aso a ,'ounz girl nelonging to an infiuenial family iu Cincinnati was sent to a fashio lole Doarding scnooi in an eastern cut to finish " She was excitable, fond o tdmiration. and intoxicated with glimpses of the gay world around her and her free dom from home restraint. In an evil hour It was suggested to her by a classmate as "good fun" to answer an advertisment in a New York paper for "the acquaintance of an Intellectual lady friend." An Immediate reply came to her letter; n correspondence followed with the rascal who Inserted the adver tisement and men wbo advertise for young lady correspondents are always evil -minded and al last photographs were exchanged. The whole affair seemed to this innocent girl, a harmless little drama in which she played the role of heroine. After a few weeks her "friend and correspondent" came to the oity where she was. An hour was set in which he was to pass the window of her boarding house, and they were to see each other for the first time. He was a middle aged man, handsome and well dressed, with a melancbolly, romantlo air which thrilled her heart. A meeting was arranged in a restaurant To keep the tryst she escapod in the evening by a back window. So far, a love excitement, of so-called romance, outside of the humdrum round of history and geography of the Bohool room, had spurred her on. Bui now she fancied horsolf in love. It would be cru el in teachers or parents to keep her from this prince among men. What "fun" it would be to outwit them all and to sur prise them by a secret marriage as he urged ! One Bight, therefore, she disappeared, and when bIio returned after a few wcekB she showed her wedding ring, declaring that she bad been married, lnvestigalioa showed that the ceremony had been per formed by some worthless friend of the villain who had deceived ber. Both were gone and no trace of them could bo fouad. The wretched girl, when sho learned tho truth, escaped before her parents reached the school, and took refuge in the city almshouse, where she died from shame, and from the result of her rela tions with the msn who had deceived ber. God, it may be, sent death as his most merciful messenger to her. The story needs no words to point its meaning, innocent young girls are too apt to carry on so-called flirtation and even correspondence, for tho sake of tem porary excitement or "fun," with men to whom thay aro strangers, it is well for them to rcmomber that although the fool lsb drama may not end In a traeedv like this, they ate endangering their good name for lifo, and placing themselves ir the power of mon Whoso character may bo vilo bevond description. "Mamma." said a wco not. "thov suns 'I want to bo an ancel' in Sundav sohool this mornrng, and I sung with them." Why. Nollie:" cxolaimed mamma, y. . . ... - "could you keep time wit itfi the rest?" "I guess I could," proudly answered little Nellie; "I kept ahead of them moat all the way through." Gnitoau's reoent letter. In which ho do inands "an unconditional pardon or noth ing," has been characterized by some persons as arrogant. It seems, however, upon reflection to be tha most modest of bis many effasions. The alternative whioh ha ioirccsts in the same breath as lh I "unconditional pardon" sbonld be Granted pompons personage, an appreciative editor wrote of him in his obituary that "his motto in life was to be Catsar or nobodv. and ha lived no to it. althonith ha nr was Osar" so it Is likely to be recorded or Gulteau, that when no asked for an un conditional pardon or nothing he was im- mediately aocommodated ; bul ho never ' got llio pardon. Boston Journal A Nashville mercltttn'' wife recenth eav her IniVnn'l the following le'ter wi h instructions th-tt it should not h. opened until he got to his placo of bu?i ,.,. "I am forced to tell von sommhin hat I know will irouhle von. but il is n duty lo do so. I am determined ynu -ha know it. let the rtul. b - what li m nave known for a week that this uml Roi.'lng but kept it to myself until io ila when it hai retched a crisis and I canno keep it any lonzer. You must not censint me too harshly, for you must reap the beneti's as well as nivself. I do h'.p" h won't crush you The flour is all om Please send me ome this afiern ion I thought that by this method you woule not forget it." Bill Arts Views ok F.ducatiov. There's more In tho boy than there Is in tha college In these days of cheap books any boy or girl can get an education if ihey want it. but my observation is that not more than one in ten want an unusun1 quantity. If the family takes a good newspaper and has a Bible and a few books in tho house and the children do an honest day's work they'll get along auout as well as the college boys in thu long run aad do as much good in the world. Congress has got more smart men than any place, 1 reckon, but if I was hunting for honest man I would oruise around out side awhile before I went in, and If I wan hunting for patriots, who thought it sweel to die for their country, I wouldn't go in at all. The best people I know of and the most reliable In the time of trouble are living an humble life and making no noise in the world, and they are not surfeited with education either. Atlanta Cnstitu titn. Ti itN'F.D Whitk. Victor Hugo, in "Les Miserables," tells a thrilling story of a man who, after undergoing a terrible temptation and coming off victorious, found that, as a result of tho mental and moral strain, his hair bad turned snow white. The Louisville Journal gives an instance that occurred recently where the hair of a young man turned (white in a single night as a result of fright. His name was Henry Richards; his place of residenco, Terre Haute. He was going home one evening about dark, from a visit to a friend, and was walking along the railroad track. Some little distance from town was a very high trestlework over n creek, there being no plnnks plaoed across it. People in crossing had to walk on the ties. Richards was walking along at a lively rate, and when he arrived at the bridge he did not stop to think that a train coming in was then due, but being in a hurry to get home he started to walk across on tho cross-ties. He was nearly half way across the bridge when the train came around a curve at a lively rate. He saw tho train and commenced running, but saw that this was useless, as the train would certainly ovortako him btfore he could get off the bridge. He now was in a terrible plight. To jump oft was certain death. If he remained on the track, the train would crush him to pieces. There was no wood work beneath the bridgo for him to bang to, so he saw that his only chance was to swing an a small lion rod that passed under the cross-ties. No time was to be lost, as the train was nearly on the end of the bridge So he swung hitu self under the tica, and in a few minutes ; was hanging on for dear life. The engi j neer had seen him just before he disap ' pen red under the bridge and tried to -top the train, but did more harm than good ', he ' lv succeeded in checking the spe. it i tie tram, and made it a longer time in pissing over Richards As tha engine passed, the coals ot the fire from the ash pan dropped out on his bands, burning he flesh to the bone, as he could not shak. hem off, and to let go would have been certain death. The trial was at length over, and nearly dead from fright and ex haustion, with his hands burned in a ter riblo manner. Pilchards swung himseli upon the bridge again and ran home When bo reached there his hair had not turned, but in a short time afterward It began to get gray, and by morning wa alniost perfectly white. Oppononts of tho system of ensilage state that tho process of drying or evapo ration of tho moisture from succulent sub stances removes nothing but pure water, bence well dried hay may be converted back into June grass by the addition of puro water, or we suppose on the same theory a dried apple in springtime soaked In a tumbler of water could not be distin guished from a juicy Greening apple when perfectly ripe. Most of our practical farmers will bo willing lhat these agricul tural college professors, who pretend to know so much about the laws of evapora tion, should eal the dried apples, while the cultivators of the soil, who do not know a good thing when they see It, from a scien tific standpoint, will continue in their Ignorance to select the fresh fruit for con sumption. Would it not be well for our college professors to establish a school for cows and sheep to remove that culpable iiraorance which prefers ensilage to hay ? Perhaps these cattle do not know what they like, and need a scientitic oxpiana tion. American Cidlitutor. Texas Cattli:. Westward from Hjus ton the country becomes drier, though there is still much low prairie. All along tho road through this region ono sees many cattle, and soon learns the meaning of the aocounts, so often repeated, of cattle being able to "live out all winter, without food ar shelter." They do livo so; that is, some of them do. Many die from starva tion. I saw their bodies everywhere, and many of those still alive were wretchedly emaciated. Hundreds of them were, to nso an expressive southwestern phrase, "on tho lift;" that is, when they laid down they wero so weak that tho.y could not get up; but if they wero helped to get up they could walk about and reed until woariness or woakness prompted tbem to lie down acain. when the process had to be repeat ed. I saw groat numbers of dead animals in the pools and ditches, where thoy had ; come, lo drink, and being too weak to I struggle through tho mud they had fallon j into tho water and been drowned. The owners appeared generally to hold the same cheerful philosophy with a man with ! whom I talked at Corinth, Miss., wuo I ihmifht ho did not lose much whon Intnd i reds of his shorp died for want of food and shollcr, because, as ho said, "we git i tho wool." So those Icxas cattle mon seemed satisfied Willi memoes, nunaroas I ... 1 ,.(. .tin Ilk. II. H and tnousanos mini uamu mo u.-u mo now grass begins to como," so i was ioia I everywhere. Tho explanation is that the ! entile, weak from lonrr starvation and ravenous with hungar, ear excessively oi tbo fresh grass. Ihey havo no "ury ieea to servo as a corrective, and the surteit on wroen food kills them. Tho whole system nnd nl.n of cattle raisin tr in this state umail to ma to be enormously wasteful. yet tho iadnstry Is a sonroe of wealth. It would, nowever oo muco mum piumsuie with bettor methods; and as population becomes more dense, and tho range ot oattlo Is clrcumserihod, these will of neces sity bo adoptod. Nearly every pursuit in Ibe south is to a groat extent carried on, or rather goos on, with similar wasteful nets of method and rosul'. Of course no business thus managed prodooes so muob as it would if prosecuted with oven mode rata energy, foresight and prudence I should not liko to express my opinions nnnn such mattots so foroibly as southera msn express theirs everywhere. June Atlanta: Butter .llakJor (Continued from 4th page.) What k;".l of ehurn sliall we tii elv their name is lesion. m each ot. med to he the he.t. h t fin ipe I woir.t ne nt-hv!ne at.y floats or pt..Ie de I he leve the butter globule ; s' separated from ' he surrounding ra in h agitation only, and it U not nores.-aii I. it thN atri'ation shoold !c violent. L 'bis reason that I regard any median d contrivance inside i he churn injurious The rapid blows of paddles ugainst iNe ' bule-; of butter aro apt to injure ,l.e tain and make it more oily. So 1 woti"l select some churn having no inside gear and prodneinp; a uniform Hgitation in n'l iis parts, for unless the agitation s ur.i form the separation Is not nil aeeomprs'ie.' at the same time and there is a los. When the butter has separated and tTithcrerl in'o small lumps or sranu'es .bout the size of kernels of corn b shotiM he washed with water a little oo d i than the butter until the builenn 'k is nil removed. Twice I usually ufli -i. nt for 'his I wish lo place particular stress upon i tie importance of handling butter in this granular state Thero are io thing in he accomplished, viz : To . -n vi- he hnttermilk nnd dis'iibme the , evenly. The way to do this with the lean wet-ifg if the butter isalwav the best. A i it leal of butter is injured by being over worked, some of it seriously sa If the butter is gathered into large lump h. lore being salted some buttermilk will be loek d up and can only bo removed by addi tional working. Now bv taking this butter when In small granules the buttermilk can ho readily washed out and the salt siftid through it evenly, without working. Let it stand about twenty-four hours and tin n work just enough to make the color uni form, which shows that the salt is evenly distributed, remove what brine and butter milk the salt and working bas liberated, whioh will be very little, and it Is ready to pack or send to market in the shape desired. Use only pnre, clean sal', and in such quantities as the market dem.tr.. I', which is usually about an ounce to ttound of butter, though for special cus tomers it may vary from half an ounca to an ounce and a half. 1 would also keep the color ot the butter as nearly uniform as possible, usiDg some coloring p.o ..a ra tion, as might bo needed Cirrou are very good lor this purpose, but rcquiin some labor to prepare them. Thore ar several preparations for this purpose m he market that are harmless and easy to u-e, giving almost an exact imitation of the June color. If butter is packed for the general market use the kind of package which sells best in the market whore sent, hut whatever is used, let it be neat, clean and attractive. Spruce and oak are the woods mostly used for butter, and if maile as tfeey should be, so as to hold brine, there is no trouble in keeping butter iu them through tho season without injury. Tho butter is now ready to he mid Markots have greatly changed in the last few years. In fact, the whole business of butter making has changed more the past 'en years tnan over before. the d.-a ounerly prevailed that dairying would wiys be conl.ned to a comparatively -in ill section of our country, an 1 writu s d speakers upnn this topic a few year' i:n were fond ot alluding to the t!::;. , . so called, which, as tbrv explained, - confinea to thu New F.ngland and n d He states. Bill that notion is now xp'oded nnd instead we have the nolo i .yarning, and sometimes it sounds like rv of distress, that the west is fas'. oing the b- st places In the eastern . rkets, and will eventually so control e m that no Vermont farmer can sell les it er in them at prices siillliont to cjver eo'f. Now while it is foolish lo disguiso facts ir shut our eves to what exists, I would . it, on the other hand, be unduly fright ned. The situation is such that there is re t danger western butter will force out .ur Vermont product unless we wake up o the situation. I believe the New England dairyman can hold his precedence if he tries, but he must make a much bettor averaze product 'han he did ten years ago, and belter even than ho makes now. But this can be lone the limit of improvement has not vet been reached. It is not claimed that the western product excels iu any partic ular our best Vermont butter; it is the ordinary grades that Buffer by tho com parison. Tnero is a great deal of bogus butter in the market, and the q mntitv is constantly increasing oleomargarine in the east and htrdino ir. the west which looks as well as the nicest butter and tastas better than a great deal. But a great many people have a very natural prejudice against it. They do not want it at any price, and are willing aud anxious to pay a remunerative price for a good article ef genuino butter. The only wry hy which they can secure this is to buy direct from the farmer him self, or through somo reliable grocery man. For it is rumored that even the best western creamery, which Is all handled hy a few men, Is sometimes mixed willi lard ine and cannot always bo trusted. It is on these grounds that the Vermont dairy man has tho advantage. If be can. let him secure regular customers and if he makes a superior article let him mark i with his own name so plainly that he who runs may read, by close care and attention to all the details keep it up to the stand ard, and if possible improve it, and it will always he in demand at remunerativn prices. I do not anticipate that Vermont farmer-) need to learn new facts or principles in butter making though there is much to learn so much as how to apply tboso already known. With this view I need not emphasize the importai ce of cleanli ness. Kvcry one understands that this is ono of the most important factors in tho whole business. With any appliances, however perfected, it is impossible to maka a superior grado of butter unless the ut most cleanliness, regularity and good Judgment is exercised throughout the whole process, and even then a moderate degree of excellence only can be attained until after one has had experience. None oan at once make good butter by reading rules or evon by seeing others. It requires that skill In manipulation which comes only from personal trial ; that judgment which only a practiced cyo can givo to reach any reasonable degree of success. The best results aro not reached by ohanco. Kvory stop iu the handling of milk cream nnd butter should bo in nooordanco with woll defined laws. If theso laws are understood tho steps can be taken intelligently, systematically and with reasonable certainty. If they ara not understood we mast go blindly and expect unoertain results. In no depart ment of farm labor does it pay better lo understand tho reason wby than in the eare of milk and batter. Let all, then. who make batter study the matter, work ing witb the brain as well as with tho innsole, and they will thus be enabled to see wherein tbey may Improve tho quanti ty or quality ui inoir proauoi or tnsir meihods and every Improvement of this kind moans loss labor or mora money tha very ends we are all working for. And it behooves us to study this matter so closely that others shall not see the boil opportu nities first and make the improvements we should, thus plucking from onr grasp the benefits which might and shoold bo secured by ns.