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FEAR IN BATTLE. One Man's Desperate Effort to Cure Himself of It. "Some of us think there never was euch a man; others huve been contend ing that hundreds of men fought straight through the civil war on each side without ever knowing a qualm of personal fear. What have you to say about It, colonel? You certainly ought to know for you were initfromstartto finish." "Yes, I ought to know," answered the eolwiel, "and I do know. I was a lad when I enlisted. I shall never forget that day. My father had a fine country place up the river then. I had just pasped my 17th birthday. There was nothing1 but talk, talk, talk about the war and enlisting, and I got very much aroused on the subject. I slipped off to a little island near by early one morn ing and staid there alone that whole day thinking the matter over; when I went home that night my mind was made up. I would steal away down to the city next day and enlist. I did. "When I got back home the next after noon I was shaking, in my boots for I lind no idea what my mother and father would Ray to me. You know a young chap always tackles his mother first under those conditions. So I went in to where mine was busy with her house hold duties and said: " 'Mother, I've enlisted.' " IIow dare you do such a thing?' she answered, angrily and shut her lips tight. "I can't tell you how miserable I felt over the way she took the news, be cause my boyish heart was full of the cause. I made my way hesitatingly to my father's study, opened the door and stood fo.ee to face with the old gentle man. " 'What is it, young man?' he asked. " 'Father, I've enlisted,' I answered. " 'We'll, what of it?' he answered. 'If you hadn't I should have drowned yon,' and he took mv hand in his. Then he looked at me hard. and"before I knew it he gave me the kiss that should have come from my motherl "I started in as a lieutenant. My la ther was influential, and he saw to that. When I started out I felt sure that I would never know what the feeling of fear was, and experience taught me that all soldiers went forth with the same impression. Gad, how I changed my mind during my first nkirmish! We were behind an embankment and I was in command. It just rained lend across our heads. Every time a man raised his head above the breastworks it came whizzing off his shoulders as sure as shooting. I got scared. I could feel myself growing colorlesj'. I couldn't articulate. My arms grew rigid, and to save me I couldn't have put in a load. All of a sudden it came to me that the men under me knew that I was scared. This thought loosened up my tongue aud joints a bit. Then it flashed over me that it would never do for me to let my men know that I was afraid, and that I must do something to prove that I was not What could I do? The man next me poked his head up at that point and a minie ball took him right between the eyes. A cold sweat broke out on me, and I was ready to collapse, when all of a sudden it came back to me that all would be lost; that I should be ruined if I let my men go on thinking that I was a coward. I seized my field glasses and with a shout leaped to the top of the breastworks. I raised those glasses to my eyes, and for a second our enemy al most stopped firing they were so as tonished. I looked from one end of their lines to tho other. " 'Come down from there, you blamed little fool!' said a rough voice behind me, and I was jerked back intp the ditch by a powerful force. 'Do you want -Am 'A "I RAISED THOSE GLASSES EYES." MV to get killed?' It was my colonel's voice and his hand that saved me. What did I see through the field glasses? Not a thing. I was too scared. A blind man could have seen more, but I saved my reputation. Many times after that I wus frightened in battle, but never so much so, and I never shirked. From that day until the war cloned my men adored me, and they thought I never If new what fear was during the whole of those four blood v years." "What did they trhink ailed you that day?" "It went the rounds in my company that I had an attaok of heart trouble," . answered the colonel with a laugh, t'and I never took the troublo to correct the story. It was true in a way, for I was so fr'ghtened that my heart almost stopped beating. It's bosh to talk about any man going through a war without feeling fear. Any brave old soldier will tell you of experiences such a I have told."-N. Y. Sun. Military Item. Friend But what did he say to insult yon so terribly? The Colonel (wrath fully) Hesaid.he saw me at the battle of Antletam and I fought like a major. Truth. 8ome folks are continually receiving som bodily injury. Washington FELT BY THE ENEJVIY. The Snddcn Surprise of n I.nlon Unt- talion at Dinner. "I never could understand," said the professor, "how the advance lines 01 two armies I mean the leiiowsiurioesi to the front came together previous to encasements or in engagement. Sev eral times I thought our command was in the advance and that we wouW go through that mysterious Operation of feeling the enemy with nooouiy in irool of us, but I always found mat mere was somebody in front. There were always a few cavalrymen, or a lew scout on foot, or a few toragers ue- tween our very first line and the ... 1 iL.l 1 enemy, so it nappenea tout i ucicr, in all my army experience, was witness to the very first clash of two hostile armies. ' "That was not my experience,' said the sergeant. "On several occasions I was with the advance guard when it came suddenly on the outpost of the enemy, or when the advance guard' of the enemy came very suddenly on ns. SURROUNDED BY CONFEDERATE CAVALRY. After the occupation of Chattanooga, before the battle of Chickamauga, om battalion of our regiment was the ad vance guard on the road' to Graysville and Kintrirold. The battalion did not march in line of battle, but kept a line of pickets deployed as skirmishers with a reserve well to the front. Aboutnoon we struck a section of the country that had run to weeds. There were great tall weeds higher than a man s head everywhere on both sides, of the road The pickets were stumbling through these weeds keeping their line as well as possible, but as there were no signs of an enemy the battalion halted for dinner along the road. "The boys, of course, did not believe that there was a confederate soldier within striking (Mstnnce. Even the ma lor in command of the battalion was taking his ease. In the midst of the dinner there was a little commotion in the weeds about, bu nothing to cause alarm, and trusting in the watchfulness ef the pickets in front, no attention was paid to it. Suddenly, however, the faces of men on horses showed over the tops of the weeds and our men real i.Tetl that they were surrounded by con federate cavalry. The officer in com mnnd of the confederates was so sure that he had the union men completely iii his power that he looked down, laughintr. and said, jocularly: Tlere's h 1 in Georgia, boys. Surrender!' "Ilis men seemed to look upon the matter as a great joke. They outnum bered the union forces two to one. and silting on their horses with revolversor sabers in hand they laughed at the blank amazement of the boys who had been caught eating dinner. They formed a line completely encircling our battalion and waited for the boys tore cover from their surprise. The major, without rising to his feet, said: 'Give them one volley, men. and get out of this as best you can.' Quick ns a flash the vollev was fired and while the horses were rearing and plunging, the laughing of the cnvalr-men was changed1 to cursing, and the men in blue made a wild break through the confederate line. They dodged into the weeds, some of them running under the horses bellies, and all but 50 escaped. "Among those who esenped was the color-hearer. When the first intima tion of the presence of the enemy came he tore the flag from the staff, tied it about his person under his blouse, ran under the horse of the cavalryman who had his revolver nimed in his direction, and hid in the weeds until the commo tion was over. While he was waiting. well to the rear of where the cavalry was charging about, became upon the pickets. They explained' that when hey discovered the approach of the cavalrv thev fell back in accordance with instructions, supposing that they were retreating on the reserve, but, confuted by the w eeds, they changed di rection and r-Mred on a line to the east of where e battalion was at rest and did not discover their mistake un til the attack came upon the battalion itself; then they hid in the wrens and awaited results. As I said, all 'A the battalion except about 50 escaped',, hut vou never eouldl prevail upon any one of the men to tell the story. In fact, I have never liked tfc name of Graysville sincMhat day. but I know how it feels to be felt by the enemy." Chicago In ter Ocean. Mercy. Lincoln once said to a friend, who had obtained from him a pardon for a deserter: "Some of our generals com plain that I impair discipline and sub ordination in the ormy by my pardons and respites, but it makes me rested after a hard day's work, if I can find some good excuse for saving a man's life." Detroit Free Tress. His Able Feet. Mr. Pllmley I have found, after good deal of experimenting, that lean think best when I am in a recumbent position, or when I can put my feet up on my desk so as to get them upon- a lerel with my head. Miss Sharpley I have often won' dered where your brains were. Chica Not to Be Trailed. "That man JCibley isn't to be trusted. He'd take advantage of you quicker than a wink if he saw a chance to do o." "How do you know that?" "I overheard him and his wife in an argument last night, and When he saw that nhe was getting ahead of him he yelled: "Lookout! There' a mouse!'" Cleveland Leader. An Immutable Inw. "Variety's the splee of life:" You cannot rearrange it. Even a hundred-dollar bill , Is no good till you change It. Washington Star. OUT op sightT" 1. Mrs. Shamer This is the best scheme that I ve found to keep John from drinking. It works splendidly. 2. John (to himself) Bet your life It does. N. Y. Herald. A I'lauHihle Uneai. "What makes them refer to race horses as 'dyers,' Charley?" inquired young Mrs. Torkins. ' And ufter profound contemplation her husband answered: "I don't know unless it's because riches have wings." Washington Star. A VIEW OVEIi THE FENCE. , Count Goluchowski Say, American competition is ruining us Europeans. Uncle Sam And thenN again, perhaps that soil needs clearing. Depends on the Kind. "Is it true that Mr. Joues talks like a book?" she asked. 'Yes," he replied; "like one of these ungranimatical dialect novels. Chi cago Post. Applied Itenson. 'There are things in this world more valuable than money, my sen." "I kuow it. That's the reason I want money to buy tnem witn. Detroit Free Press. He Was All IUkui. "They say that the Italian count she married turned out to be an organ grinder." "Hell, at any rate he bad a handle to his name." Brooklyn Life. A Tramp's Excuse. "Would you work if you had a chance?" "Madam, it is against my principles to have auythlng to do with games of chance." N. Y. Truth. A Fading Impression, "What was that man to whom you bowed just now?" "I can't remember what his name is, but It seems to me I used to be engaged to hiui." Chicago Record. Tbe Only War to Learn. "How did vou learn to skate?" a little boy was asked. "Oh," was the innocent but signlft cant answer, "by getting up every time I fell down." Tit-Bits. Brerytblng Goes. Editor I wrote it "survey." You have it "scurvy." Proof Header It's about Alaska. What's the difference? N. Y. Truth. ' Lapsns Linguae. Physician Put out jour tongue. Patient Oh, doctor, no tongue can do justice to the torments I am suffer- lag. Enquire Within. A Moral Certalaty. ' It surety would suppress for good , Ths stage-obscuring bonnet. It the Chicago maiden should Put )r foot down upon It -Harlem UXs. Anions tbe Mlcnwuer. . I Pollywog I suppose it will be pretty ' quiet in the Klondike all winter. Jollydog Well, 1 don't know; I ex pect there will be a good many things turn up there. Pollywog What? , Jollydog Toes. Town Topics. In Union There Is Strength. "Why is it," asked the philosopher, "that misfortunes never come singly?" "Can't say," replied the other man. "unless it is that, on account of the reception they get, they're afraid to travel alone. N. Y. Journal. Her Loss Was His Gain, liullett Lambely made $50,000 by a single transaction in oil yesterday. Bearett Is it possible? How did be manage it? Bullett A rich aunt of his tried to start a fire with a can of it. Chicago News. In Clover. Rev, Dr. Primrose You say if you had a good suit of clothes you would be able to make a living? . Weary Haggles Yes, sir. Den dey wudn't chase me away from de free lunch. N. Y. World. Why Pete Got Off. Vigilant Jedge, this makes'th fifth time th' blamed rope has broke. Judge Wall, let him go. This bar community can't afford t' waste any more valuable hemp on sech a wuthless cuss es Pete. N. Y. World. Ills Natural Protector. "I never let my husband go to a church bazar without me." "Why not?" "Because those other women would sell him every useless and expensive thing iu the place." Chicago Kecord. Impatient. He I told your father that we ex pected to be married next month, and he was wild. She What did he say? lie He wanted to know why we couldn't make it next wer:k. Puck. Jnllos CensaWs Job, "What do you know of Julius Caesar?" was a question at a recent school ex amination. "lie wrote elementary Latin works for the lower forms," was the written reply. Household World. No Secret. "How do you keep your cat So sleek and fat? "Why, that's the least of labors. We only have to keep Him here to sleep, He boards 'round with the neighbors." Chicago Tribune. ; A Dlcak Prospect. Bill Collector (authoritatively) ! wish to see Mr. Neverpay immediately. Shrewd Servant You cau t see him now. lie s gone to Deo, so we cau wasn his flannels. N. Y. Weekly. BLIND LOVE. 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