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AS :.V n X t mm T t IN III 4& ESTABLISHED IN 1878. HILLSBORO, N. C. THURSDAY. APRIL 8. 1897. NEW SERIES-VOL. XVI. NO. 17. THE CAPE OF STORMS. Wo may pteir our boats by the compass. Or may follow the Northern Star; Wo may carry a chart on shipboard Ah wo ?ail o'er the seas afar. ( fcut, whether by Rtar or by compaaa Wo may guid? our boat3 on ou way, Tho -rim Capo of Storms la before us, An i wo" 11 aoe it ahead somo day. How tho prow may point Is no matter Nor of what tho cargo may be, It we sail on tho northern ocean Or uway on tho southern sea; It matters not what Lj tho pilot. To what gill-Inn our courao conforms; Ko vtKsol sails o'er thu sea of life B Jt must pas tho Capo of Storms. (i Boinotlmoi wo first night the headland On tho distant horizon's brim; Wo r-nt'-r tho dangerous waters With our vf.-fsols all taut and trim; But often tfiM Capo in Its grlmnoss Y,'ill i.'oforo U3 .suddenly rise, JJe-rauso of tho olouds that havo hid It Or tho biin Hog sun in our eyes. Our soul-i will bo caught In tho waten That aro hurled 'gainst tho Storm Cann'p fac; Our !! -i-ure.H and joy, our hopes and foars, Will j.,iu in tho iiiaddening race. Our prayers, desire, our penitent grlefa, Our longings and passionate pain, U dashed to Fpruy on the stormy capo And fly back in our faco like rain. JJt there's always hope for tho sailor, 'I h'-ro is ever a passage through; N'i soul goes down at tho Cape of Storms If th" life and tho heart Do true. If in purtmso tho rtoul is steadfast, If faithful in ndnd and in will, The boat will gltdu to tho other side, WIkto tlu ofejin of life is still. I-izzio T. Green, in Philadelphia Ledger. THE MAX fmi 111(111 HAT. HEN the train reached the sup per stop that May evenincr it con- .k '" : ..T"v- tained three of the most disgusted, bored, and ill tempered men that ever occupied a sleeper between Grand Junction shook my head ; the flour man ehook bis; the hat drummer did likewise. "I thought eo," said the man from High Hat. The flour man opened his mouth to reply, but thought better of it and subsided again behind his pa per. The new passenger started his second cigar. When it was well go ing he nodded his head at the idle card table. Been playing cards?" Been trying to," said I. want to try again, I snp- "Don't pose?" n ;t and Denver. For six hours wo had traveled at no more than a snail's jmco from the plains to the foothills, from tho foothills to tho mountains. Wo hud swapped yarns, exchanged cigars, read papers, dog eared our novein, nnd, in fact, done everything that it is possible to do in tho smok ing comportment of sleeping car, save play whint. Wo had tried to play whist us no three men had ever tried before. Wo had attempted the game for nearly an hour with a dummy and bad given up iu disgust. We had begged tho conductor to take a hand, with no Fuecess. Wo had even ; at tempted to bribe tho porter. Then we ha l pit disconsolate and eyed the table and tho idlo decks with murder in our hearts. At each stop we had looked anxiously for a new passenger, but none appeared. It really looked us though wo three were the only poo ple who would ever inhabit a sleeper on tho Denver A: Wyoming. Consequently when, 'after having vaten our miserable dinners at iligh lint, wo jis-embled ngain in the smok ing room of tha "La Junta," our joy wii-i beyond concealment at the eight of a valise and a light overcoat on the eat. lleforo we had timo to congrat ulate, one another on the brightened propeet tho owner of tho bag np neared. Jbit as soon as my eyes .ted on him my neart Bans; ne li-in't look as if he nad ever seen a card in his life. Tall, with a sallow complexion and handsome features, thero was an unmistakable atmos phere of the country about him. His iMothes were neat and of good mater ial, but spoilt in tho making. Ilia i.uir wiw in need of cutting, and his luustaeho was ragged to the point of nmirehism. He nodded to us and sank into tho comer. A rapid look of disappoint ment passed from the wealthy flour ,...,nf i,-tnrt r from St. Paul to the hat .ir'nmmer from Philadelphia, and from ih.- latter to me. But nothing was aid. It was the llour man who broke the silence. "Here's another train held up in t:,,,k1S. it does geem that it is almost time for such things to stop. No here's a whole train load of people re heved of their money within three miles of a town, and no sign of the robbers to be found. Over forty p-as-.sen-ers on the train, not counting the tram crew, and not a blamed one of them dared tire a shot!" The newcomer took his cigar from his mouth. "I'll' venture that there wasn t a the tram, outsiue oi mo u man on nidi a Vo'cuse, repnea iue -there was a dozen guns in the lot, vn bet a hat !" -I'd be willing to take yoar bet if i, ,r was anv rav of proving it, aid ycT"i Z'.m ilich Hat. "Pecple "What do you play?" The flour man and the hat drummer jumped from behind their papers. "Well, seven up?" The flour man and the hat drummer disappeared again- "Nap, bezique, euchre, ca sino." The flour man grunted. "Dom Pedro, poker." The flour man laid down his .paper. "My friend," he' asked, "do you play whist?" "Well, yes, I have played it." Three minutes later tho cards were dealt. The flour man and the man from High Hat were partners. I could see by the former's face that he didn't expect much from his partner. But he was agreeably disapnointed. At the end of the third hand the newcomer had proved himself able to give points to any of us, and I rather pride my self on playing a fairly good game. The porter came in to light the gas and tho game went on again. It was during the second hand of the rubber that the long whistle sounded and the hat drummer asked what station we were approaching. "Colfax," answered the man from High Hat; "wo stop for water about five minutes." My partner held the winning trick, and when the last card was on the board the ecore .stood four to four. "Well, gentlemen, this decides it," said the man from High Hat, "and if no one objects I'm going to open the car doer to let in a littlo air." He rose, stepped oat, and wo heard the rear door open. When he came back he threw away his cigar' with a de termined air and cut for the hat drum mer. As tho cards were dealt wo felt the train slow down to a stop, and heard the forward door bang as the porter and conductor went out to the platform. I was gladdened when I took up my hand by the sight of four high trumps. It was the flour man's lead. I arranged my hand and glanced over at him; and then I let my cards fall on the board. The flour man, with a set face and twitching lip?, was staring at the man from High Hat. The drummer was still studying his cards. I turned and followed the flour man's gaze. What T eaw seriously damaged my composure, ino man irom riign nat aat far back in his seat and held be fore him two determined looking re volvers. His hat was pushed to the back of his head, nnd he was a differ ent person, indeed, from the countri fied traveler who had joined us at the dinner stop. I heard the drummer's cards alight .eoftly on the board and knew that he, too, had at length grasped the situation. There followed a moment's silence, during which only tho 6ound of voices far up the plat form and tho subdued "puff puff" of the engine were heard. The hat drum mer sighed nervously, and the man from High Hat shifted a revolver in his direction like a flash. That broke the tension. "Gentlemen," he said, at length, "this is rather an unpleasant situation, but much of tho unpleasantness may be removed by obeying my instruc tions to the letter and with alacrity. The gentleman on my loft will empty his pockets on to the table ; the next gentleman will kindly follow suit thero is no reniggiug in this game and tho gentleman on my right will do tho same. At once, please!" The last words were spoken in a tone that sent our hands to our several pockets simultaneously. When his instruc tions had been obeyeJ, there rested on the table three poeketbooks, a heap of small silver, three watches, and two silver match safes. Further orders led to the addition to the collection of two immense diamond studs from the flour man's shirt front, three rings, and a diamond pin, from my scarf. "Now, gentlemen, if there are any tickets or papers of only personal value in thoo wallets which you desire to keepf you can take them." "I should like to keep about fifty of that currency," ventured the hat drummer with tremulous laugh. "I am sorry that I can't accommo date you,'' was the unsmiling reply. "Now, sit perfectly still, gentlemen, until I am through." He laid one pietol on his knee and used his right hand to stow our be longings in his coat pocket. A sudden recollection of the electric call button by my elbow mnt have shown in my eyes, for the man from High Hat moved the muzzle of a revolver a hair's breadth nearer the line of my breast and remarked : "It is Quite useless ; there ib no one ! else in the car. And now, gentlemen, i accept my- apologies for what incon ; v nience? I have put you to, and mv thanks for your pleasant company and -ccp your eeats, gentlemen, or I j shall not be responsible for the con- eequences !" The man from High Hat j backed to the door, dropped one pis- j tol into a pocket, settled his hat firmly on his head, buttoned his coat and waited, eying us closely the while, and never letting the muzzle of the re maining gun move from our direction. The train took on more speed ; we heard the door close at the front end of the car and listened to hear the footsteps of the conductor approach ing. But not so the man from High Hat; with a quick "Good aight, friends!" he 6tepped outside of the door and slammed it swiftly behind him. We sat motionless the fraction of a minute, during which we heard him reach the car door and heard it bang sharply after him. Then I leaped at the bell cord. message When the train started on again, after ten minutes fruitless delav, w viewed sorrowfully the yellow valise and the light overcoat. In the formei reposed a solitary chunk of red sand stone ; the market value of tho over coat was something under threo dol lars. Our investigations wero dis turbed by the porter. "Has any you gentlemen seen de big man wid de diamon' studs?" I looked around ; ho was not in sight; but on the littered card table lay a sheet of paper torn from the back of a book. This is the it bore, hastily scrawled in pencil : "The flour man has gone with the dough." So we had been sold by more than one scoundrel. Munsey 'a Magaz ine. Saved by One Chance in Teu Jliilioh. The accidents that astonish railroad men are those that happen without hurting anybody. Such a mishap oc curred to the Lake Shore flyer, from Cleveland, coming into Chicago lasi Saturday morning. A steel tire slipped from one of the driving wheels of the engine with the .train going at full speed. This was extraordinary. But that it should slip off the wheel, ovei the connecting rod, and fall clear oi the track, instead of wrecking the train, was simply miraculous. The driving wheel revolves, say, four times every second, covering that same second eighty feet of the rail. Fracture the tire, with its deep inner flange, made to keep it on the rail, and try, with that big connecting rod rising and falling two feet every quar ter of a second, and the nrokeu tire rolling eighty feet every second, to make the tire fall off the wheel and over the connecting rod, so it shall drop clear of the wheel, the rod, the rail and the train. This could not happen once in ten million' times. Yet, on last Saturday morning on the Lake Shore flyer com ing into Chicago, it did that very thing, and the passengers, instead ' oi being smashed up in a wreck, marveled over the remarkable occurrence. Chicago Tribune. A Rotable Instauce of Courage' In passing along on foot among the troops at tho extreme front that even ing while transmitting some of the final orders, I observed an incident which afforded a practical illustration of the deliberate and desperate cour age of the men. As I came near one of the regiments which was making preparations for the next morning' assault, I noticed that many of the soldiers had taken off their coat?, and seemed to be engaged in sewing uj rents in them. This exhibition o! tailoring seemed rather peculiar at such a moment, but upon closer ex amination it was found that the men were calmly writing their names and homo addresses on slips of paper, and pining them on ihe backs of their coats, so that their dead bodies. might be recognized upon the field and their fate made known to their families at home. They were veterans who knew well from terrible experience the danger which awaited them, but theii minds were occupied not with thoughts of shirking their duty, bul with the preparation for the desperate work of the coming morning. Such courage is more than heroic it a sublime. General Horace Porter, in the Century. Not Full Yet. The world is by no means full nj yet. Queensland has still an area o 430,000,000 acres to a population ot about 450, 000 people. Its government has lately been offering more tempt ing conditions to settlers, who mat now hold ordinary land for twentj years at a rental of three pence pei acre, while "scrub land" may be selected in areas up to 10,000 acres and held for thirty years at an average rental per acre of very much less that a penny. This ought to be good aewi for many struggling for a bare living in the mother country. Of course the climatic conditions in many portions of the colony are trying, but so they are in western Australia, which at the present time is adding 753 per week I to its population, and the revenue oJ which has been increasing at a rat I HIJ Lip. Rev. Tafmage on a Subject ol Worldwide Interest. Shows What We Owe to the (irceks Best Way to Pay the Debt. Text: "I an debtor both to the Greeks aad to the bar bar! a as." Romans 1., H. At this tim. wheh that behemoth of abomination?, Mohammedanism, after hav ing sorted itself oa th carcases o! 100,003 Armenian?, is trying to-put Its paws uooa one of the fairest of all nations, that of th Ureeks, I preach ihU sermoa of sympathy and protest, for every intelligent ieroa oa this side, like Taul. who wrote the text, ts lebtor to the Greeks. The present crisis i emphasized by the euns of the Allied Powers n Earop, ready to be uallmbered against the Hellenes, and I am asked to 6 peak out. Taul, -vith a master intellect of the oes, Bht ia brilliant Corintb, the freat Acro Corlnthis fortress frowning from the height of 1G3G feet, and ia th house of Gaius. where h wa a truest, a bU pile of money, near him, which ho was taking to Jeru.aleaa lor tho por. In this letter to th? Iloman?. which Chry sostom adtaire-1 so much that he had it read to him twice a week, Paul practically savs: "I, the aposrlo, an bankrupt I owe what I cannot pay, but I will paya.slare a p-roent-ajje as I can. It is an obligation for what Greek literature and Greek sculpture and Greek architecture and Greek pro-e?3 have done for ma. 1 will pay all I can in Install ments of evangelism. I am insolvent to the Greeks." Hellas, as the inhabitants call it, or (treece, as we call it, is insignificant in eiz. about a third as larsje as the State of New York, but what it lack in brealtn it makes up in height, with its mountains Cylene and Eta anl Tayjjetus and Tymphrestus, each ovr 7000 feet in elevatioa, and its Parnassus, over '8003. Just the country for mighty men to be born in, for in all lands the most of the intellectual anl moral giants were not bora oa the plain, but had for cradle the valley b-tween two mountains. .That country, no part of which ia more than forty miles from the sea, has made its impress upon the world as no other nation, and it to-day holds a first mortgage of obligation upon all civilize! people. While we must leave to statesmanship and diplomacy the settlement oft he intricate questions which now involve all Europe and Indirectly all natious, it is time for all tho churches, all . schools, all universities, all arts, all literatures, to sound out in the most emphatic way the declaration, '! am debtor to the Greeks." In the first place, we owe to their language our New Testament. All of it was first writ ten in Greek, excepttho book of Matthew, and that, written in the Aramoeanjanguage, was soon put into Greek by our ' Saviour's brother James. To the Greek language wo owe tho best sermon ever preached, the best letters ever written, tho best visions ever kindled. All the parables in Greek. All the miracles in Gr-jek. The sermon on the mount in Greek. The story of Bethlehem, and Golgotha, and Olivet, and Jordan banks, and Galilean beaches, and Pauline embarka- tiou, and Pentecostal tongue, tud nevea trumpets that sounded over Patmos, have come to tno world in liquid, symmetric, pieture.-que, philosophic, unrivaled Greek. Instead of the gibberish language in which many of tho nations of. the earth at that time jabbered. Who can forgot it, and who can exaggerate its thril ling importance, that Christ and heaven were introduced to us in the language of the Greeks, tho language in which Homer had sung, and Sophocles dramatized, and rlato dialogued, and hocrates discoursed. and Lycurgus legislated, and Demosthenes thundered his oration on "The Crown? Everlasting thanks to God that the waters of life were not handed to the world In the un washed cup of corrupt languages from whict nations had been drinking, but in the clean, bright, gol ien lippe.i, emerald handled chalice of the Hellene?. Learnel Curtins wrote a whole volume about the Greek verb, Philologists century after century have been measuring the symmetry of that language. laden with elegy an 1 philippic drama and comedy. "O ivssov" and "Iliad." but the grandest thing that Greek language ever ac complished was to give to the world the benediction, the comfort, the irradiation. the salvation, of th') gospel of the Son of God. For that we are debtors to the Greeks. From tho Greeks the world learned how to make history. Had there been no Herodotus and Thueydides there would have been no Macaulay or Bancroft. Had there been no Sophocles in tragedy there would have been no Shakespeare. Had there been no Homer, there would have b -n no Milton. The mod ern wits, who are now or have been out on the divine mission of making the world laugh at the right time, can be traced back to Aristophanes-., the Athenian, and many of the jocosities that are now taken as new had their suggestions 2300 years ago in the fifty four comedies of that master of merriment. Grecian mythology h.n been the richest mine trom which orators and essayists have drawn their illustrations and paint ers the themes for their canvas, anl, al though now aa exhau-tel nt;ne, Grecian mythology has d .ne a work that' noth ing ele could have accomplished. Bo reas, representing the north wind; Sisy phus, rolling the stone up the bill, only to have the sam thing to do over again; Tantalus, with fruits .a.bove him that he rould not reach; Achilles, with hi"? arrow?; Icarus, with his waxen wings, flying too near the gun; the Centaur?, half-man and balf-lnst; Orpheus with his lyre; Atlas, with the world oa his back ill these and more have helped literature. Irom the grad uate's speech on commencement tny to Ru f us Choate's euiogium oa IaoM Webster at Dartmouth. Tragedy and c-OTndy were born Ia the fe-tiva.s of Pionyslus at Athens. The lyric ar. i elegiac and epio poetry of Gre-ce.rCO years before Christ has its echoes in th TDnvot;. Longfeilows and Bryants of iV.O an d 1 v.-ars after Cr.ri. There is the most distinguished audtenw oa the planet his iadebteoEe,- to the Greek, cry ing out la his oratioo, "A one of vour owa poets has said." Furthermore, all the civilized world, like Paul, is mdebtel to the Greeks for architec ture. Th world before the time of th Greeks had built monoliths. orliks crom lechs, sphinxes nnd pyramids, bat they wert mostly monumental, to the dri whom thy filled to memorialise. We are not certain, even, of the names of those la whose com memoration the pyramids were built. Bat Greek architecture did 'most for the living. Ignoring Egyptian precedents and borrow ing nothing trom other nations, Greek archi tecture carved Its owa columns, set it owr pediments, adjusted its owa entablature rounded its own moldings and carried oaf a$ never before the three qualities of right bonding, called by an old author "flrmita. utilitas, veaastas' namely, firmness, use lalaess, beauty. But there U another art in my mind the most fascinating, elevating and inspiring: ot all arts and the nearest to the divine for which all the world owes a debt to the Hel lenes that will never be paid. I mean scutp- ture. At least 650 years before Christ the Greeks perpetuated the human fac aad Torm ia terra cott aad marble, what a blessiag to the human family that mea and women, mightily useful, who could live only within a century may be perpetuated for five or six or ten centuries? How I wish that some sculptor eontemporaaeous with Christ could have put His matchless form ia mar ble! But for everv "croud and exoulsite aad by trma'd win .low that do not let ia tbe rail tuaiiff&r. Tea put tnetn every amy in your street without aay reeejr&tUoa. The world ealie them "bookworm or "Dr. Dryasdust," but tf there had beea no book worm or dry doctors oi Uw aad c!eao aad theology there would hare beea so Apoca lyptic angel. Thev are the Greeks of oar oooatrr aad time, aad yoar obUgattoa to theai Is Infinite. Bat there is a better way to py thecs, aad that is by their personal salratios, whlcti will never come to taem through books or through learned presentation. beoaoM la literature and intellectual reals they art masters. They can oatargue, outqaote, oat dogmattre you. Not through the gate ot tha head, but through the gate of the heart, yon may capture them. When mea ot learning and mtgac are Drought to ooj, tnsy are brought by simplest tory of what religion can do lor a soul, ihey nave lost ahlldrea. Oh, tell them how Christ comforted ya when you lost yoar bright toy or blue girl! They have found lite a struggle." Oh, tell them how Chrta a helped yoa wa the way through! They are tn bewilder ment. Ob, tell tbem with how many hand of jov heaven beckons vou upward! "When Greek meets u reek, thea comes the tag oi war," but whea a warm hearted ChrlstiaB meets a man who need pardon aad sym pathy and comfort and eternal life the comes victory. If you can, by some incident of self sacrifice, bring to such scholarly me and women what Christ has done for theli eternal rescue, you may bring them la i it Where Demosthenic eloquence an I Hornri KtflMl of Martin T.nth nfitrthn TXixnt nf lmcrv would fall, a ktnrtl V nean lurow u) t uipu u or 1- t .- tot an erctiv professor'- t: ngent farmh- Ear:'" th:! oi 1 n -t Paui s ejaculation an i th" Gre-k." The :act is this Paal hat z e'itonal chair or a-tured parlor orir.tel- iay in A'r.er.a . r a: pr: r. y employ 1 am debtor to oratorical pow-: ei -!-.-ion ;U-h Of his from the Greeks. That he ha 1 ftu jied tfcir literature was evi -nt when. andiiir n the presence of as aiT-iiecv of Greek scholar oa Mir kill, whih -.verio--;fcs Athn. he dared to quote from ol. of their owa Greek poets, either Ci-atthu3 r Ara'.u. de taring, "As certain also of vour own joets have aii. For we are a'.s his efSpnng. " And he William Penn. of Thomas Ch'mer:. of Welliagton, ot Lafayette, of any of the great statesmen or emancipators or con querors who adorn your parks or fill the niches of your aca iemie. vou are debtors to the (ireks. They covered the Acropolis, they glorified the temples, they adorned the cemeteries with statues, some tn cedar, some in ivory, some in silver, some in gold, some in size diminutive an I some in size colossal Thanks to Phidias, who worked ia stoae; to Clearchus, who worked ia bronze; to Doutas, who worked in cold, and to all ancleat chisels of commemoration! Do you not realize that for manv of the wonders of (sculpture wo are debtors to the Greek? Yea, for the science ot medicine, the great art of healing, we must thank the Greeks. There 19 the immortal Greek doctor. Hippo crates, who first opened the door for disease to go out and health to come In. He first set forth the importance or cleanliness and sleep, makiag the patient before treatmeat to be washed aad tate slumber on the hide of a sacrifice beast. He first discovered the im portance of thorough prognosis and diag nosis. He formutated th famous oath of Hippocrates whioh is taken by pbysiclans of our day. He emancipated medicine frona superstition, empiricism on1 priestcraft. He was the father of all tho infirmaries, hospit als and medical col legos of the last twenty three centuries. Furthermore, all the world is obligated to nellas more than it can ever pay for its heroics ia the cause of liberty and right. Ualted Europe to-day ha 1 not better tbtak that the (i reeks will not nght. mere may be fallings back aad vacillations and tempor ary defeat, but if Greece is right all Europe cannot DUt her down. The other nations before thov ooea the oortholes of their men- of-war against that small kingdom had better read of the battle of Marathon, where io,aoo Athenians. id on ry Mlltladei, triumphed over 100,000 of their enemies. At that time, in Greek council of war. five generals were for beglnniagthe battle and Qve were against it. Callimachus preside! at the council of war, had the deciding vote. and Miltiades addressed him, sayiag "It nowrests with you, Callimachus, either to enslave Athens, or, by insuring her free dom, to win yourself an immortality of fame. for never since the Athenians were a people were they ia such danger as they are in at this moment. If thev bow the knee to these Medes, they are to bi given up to Hlpplas, and you know what thev will then have to suffer, but if Athens comes victorious out of this contest she has it in her power to become the first city of Greece. Your vote is to de cide whether we are to join battle or not. If we do not bring on a battle presently, some factious intrigue will disunite the Athenians, and the citv will be betrayeo to the Medes, but If we fight before there is anything rot tea in the state of Atheas I believe that, pro vide! the goas will give fair field aad no favor, we are able to g't thu best of it ia tho engagement." That won the vote of Callimachus, anl soon the battle opened, and in full rua the mea of Mlltit lo fell upon the Perslaa hosts, shouting: "Ob, sons of Greece! Strike for the freedom of your country! Strike for the freedom of your children and your wives, for the shrines of your fathers' gois anl for th sepulchers of your sire! All,' aU are now staked on the strire!" While only itti Greeks fell, 64 K) Persians lay dead upou the flld, and mauy of the Asiatic hosts who took to the war vessels lathe harbor were consumed in the shipping. Persian oppres sion was rebuked, Grecian liberty was achieved, the cause of civilization was ad vance.!, and the western world and all na tions have felt th heroics.. Had there been no Miltia1e& thero might have been no Washington. Also at Thermopylie 300 Greek, along a road only wiue enough for n wheel trak be tweea a mountain aud a marsh, dld rather than surrender. Had there been no Ther mopvla there might have been no Banker HtLL English MajjnalChsja.n J Declaration, af American Iadepenlence and the song of Robert Burns, entitled "A Man's a Sinn For a That," were only the long continued re verberatloa of what was said aad doae twenty centuries be'ore iathat little kiaidom that the Powers of Europe are now Jrr.p3lng upon. Greece having again and again shown that ten mn in the right are stronger than 100 men In the wroLg. the hroic of Leonllaa sad Arirtides andThemitocles will not cease their mbwoa until the last man cn earth 1 as free as God made him. There .is not ca eiiher side of the Atlantic to-day a republic that cannot truthfully employ the words of the text and say, "I am debtor to the Greeks." But now cotes the prattle- question, How can wo pay that debt or a part ef it? I F-r we cannot p-ay more tbn tea per cert. ; of that debt ia which Paul acknowledged I himself bankrupt. B.y praying Almighty ! Gol that H help Gwe in it- present war with Mohammedanism aai tse concerted i empire of Eursp. I knw hr flaeea, a ' coa;e, Christiaa woman, her fe the throae of all bn-fJoence aad loveliness, her 1'fe aa example of nob'. wi'ehool and a50tnrni SUee:. A gemiiOHU oi m1" ' tK J - the statement of what occurred a few day ago among the mines or Bnllsa ooiumui. It s-eros that Frank Conson nd Jrra Smith wen down ia the narrow snft of a mine. They had loaded an Iron bucket with coal, and Jim Hemswortb, Handing above ground, was naming the buoket un by windlass, when th windlass broke, and the Joa led bursei was dreading upon the two miners. Then Jim Hemswortb, seeing what must be certala death to the miners ueneam, lurew u.. against the cogs of the whirling windlass, aad. though his flesh was torn and his bone were t-reken, hestoppea me wu!ru laas and nrrvsted the descending bucket aad saved the lives o the miners teneatb. Th juperintendent of the mine flew to the res cue and blockel the machinery. When Jim Uemsworth's hireling and broken nouy was put on a litter and carried homeward and omo one exclalme i, -Jim. in m ne replied, "Ob. what's tho dlfferenco so long as I saved the bovsV" What an illustration it was of suffering tor others, and what a text from which to mus trate th behavior ot our Christ, limping and laeeratet and broken and torn ana rushed in the workot stopping the descend ing ruin that would have destroyed our onls! Try such a-ea ot vicarious suffering us this on that mancapab e ot overthrowing ill your arguments for the truth, and he will it down and weep. Draw your illustration from the classics, and it is to him an old -ory, but Leyden Jars and electric, batteriea md telescopes and Greek drama will U sur render to the story of Jim Hemsworth "Oh, what's the difference Ions as 1 saved th boys?" Then, if your illastrat'on of Christ self sacrifice, drawn from soma scene of to-day, and vour story ot what Christ has done tor yon do not quite let oh mm into tne rignt way, just y to mm, i rnnvKtnr UOCIOT ludce. whv was it that Paul declared tm vk a debtor to the Greeks?" And ask your" learned frlead to take the Greek Testament aad translate for you. in his own way. from Greek Into English, the splendid peroration 1 of Paul's- sermon on Mars hill, un-' der the power of which the scholarly Dionyslus surrendered namely. "Tho times ot this igaorance God winked at. but now coaimandeth all mea everywhere to repent, ecause He hath appointed a day la which He will judge the world lo right eousness, by that man whom ho hath or dained, whereof 11 hath given assurance unto all mn. In that He hath raised him from the ilel." Hv the time ho ha got through the trah-lntion from tb Greek I think you will see his lip tremble, and there will come a pallor on his faco like the pallor on the sky at daybreak. hy the eternal salvation of that scholar, that great thinker, that solendid man. you will have done some thing to help pay your indebtedness to th Greeks. And now to Go 1 the Father. God the Son and God th Holy Ghost be honor and glory an 1 lomlnlon and victory od sonc. world without end. Amen. u PROMINENT PEOPLE. Mayor Sir n.. of Kew York City, has Just celebrate I hi seventieth birthday. Ad-niral John G. W.li;r hvs le:i. placed cn th- retire 1 list o thr L'oit'd Htste Navy. Senator H'-it '!!. of I laho. Mat" that -he fcas n-ver worn a drv b iii lu all his life. Mrs. John D. l'.-fi1fUr t" as devoted to bopitn h where her charttte nra con"ernod as her hatband is to universities. Mr. Wellington, the new lpub!lcan Sena tor iro n Maryland, who U forty-flve. began life as an rrti 1 t- jy store m Curntx-rlaa i. Frank A, Van Wlip, th retarv a". or Si is a :y: Our America tware 013 weu nj when ia t V "I 'i nauoisg ftr3 19 Oia3SVSFm- i Fc- ;,rat K -. povts. hAv: we tS-.C 4 f re but th-i q 2- ' :n. ciaathu, cae of ;.. - are. viii div.a. a Ket, has Gi help th-e rata in th y ' f" :al exigns the other watch owes to sivays they j.as.v-i a hearty rejo!!oa o. svmpathv for ttat csti-ia. "WoaH that U who hsv p--:T.t wc-rJi ttat txz h heard ia Europe would u:tr them now. when they ar- so math needed Lt us repeat to them ia E-gksh wh: they osataric ago decUre-d to the world la Greek, "B.esd ar those who are r-erseeufed for'ngbteoasnes' aake. f or thirs u the kuxgiom of heaven. twelve in cnt Privata Vrreary areful Mulent of finance. He was for :)' ti'fie th? fiaaDCiai t-iitor of tt Chicago Tribune. Th Governor of Minaets, the Htaie Supricten lent of 1'ubJi-r Intltution and several of tt-eStat H;otori of tnt fttste are natives of New II im:-blre. It is anaouoeil that th- Parone l Hinncii h.i deildd to give the sum of !. HVO.'M'i i f. i un aJ v .c fn.-at of ta Hbrrw jjip:e in the UaitM Htate. Prmir S-iiisbur" rrnybi ml a dake in thl, Qafi Viori' si.'efnl vear. Rlr tdT.ua ! Munoo. the new Iiniih ExbftM tlor to P.ri, wid . n te ma1 ir. Mr. Gr over (i've and w f T-r-nally latro daltar.'i'fj' hlH la Priacefoa, S. J., at a tea gir-n fa her hoa-r bv 5Ira Pa t ton, wifs of the Presides.: of tae Caiverity. "Mme. Tuaa a Ita lia sjaoa of cTjr.ow.tie-, jali Dr. S.wa IVXXI for the blaW-er-.',kd ui: h- w-r when t Mr. Jackvca tn th ;-e .! Fraar. J ef Iaa4. Hrl-ert Spcccer ha d"inel thn offer of Cmtnige lEa.'Us-i) Ua!Tcflty f mtke him a D'-tor of H.o-v, oa th groual taat be ba J!wr refiil.to ept suh honor. . lheJa!ii -rsaa In tL- Caitci Htate Senate is Mr. Fairbaatf. th r."w fpatiJia H-aa-tor fro-ji m u(.i, whi a ?! : Mr. Voor h, who w ',U-u caUel the "Tall Rr ea rn vr of th W'." tat rt-oal'r Fair banks i ec;t4-raLlf to"r. ai. i mat be fcrreral tsr.- aVjV n fet. Igr.av Pel4te, b dlM oa M"kJcyr Ii'.a-i i, Mi-.)..re--ea!iy at the asre of cloety tire, waa the hat -3rviir of tfee Amef tM Far ez.piar. He Lai aa tlistlnct reoole lrtioa of Jot a Ja-ob A.tor, the prtncipsv ear ef ts sm;ni'." aad a memory ol ci to; or, if they do, t.ey point out to ,oa that the moral to Tre..arer ai Dah r.x, I, l.-nng j ZSirSZZ?U . theui in their grips. Now Lere derived fron tuw evening's adventure porary, anl it may be that aeeasiand uu,Lv , I onrowS lani tan,i tor all thai tf aiea: - ,1 n here 'all men. I gaess, ; ii: Seser travel without a gun! I ask I U be the Lome of rau.ions o. our ; We a- Lu o-;na.-. -- i Grk s:oi VFnile her aai there c-a nroiouroi-i ntrv A bit ! VOato remain qaiet a taoxent longer " Uo countrymen alter the golden j I: ra,v.cr s r;.kv tLlag ' :- w fo pabUs SJ-rwi aal rewarJ tw :;!n tttter.and-Id ' Tue WUnd ol the he dU ItLt Z Vl nd uu lit ft gunin the crowd? ' broke in on his last words aad the nent has parsed ey.-W wUaitu Gr-k tlr-. t ut l'a.. ot utst arcLlgl. the .rttc. th aterati- bU'Iho " llour maa looked ak xae. 1 1 train beaa to movo. . La2ett J ftcur.m d s.zl u:r 1. ol t Uvo u& tUw w ksx ftiWfil :lx ere- u r, iatereaf m tte Wort dariajf th first talf of the eeatary. The youtges saaa ia the Hons of Ef r s-a;a!ive u TfcosM J. Bradley, who 4e ft.l -ns" Cafc-U ia the Nið Di tnrt of Sew York. He tu tb ttgnlxr Tm easy '-aa ti.tatf. whUe fl "a raa oa aa la dvr:dei.t tik cf hi owa eoaAraetioa, Mr, Bra.!iy t oaty lweatv-ix years oW, aa h b-a a tcAccx la tho paUis choviof ii Xtrk Cuy. 6.