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THE CITIZEN September I, 1931 A Man for the Ages A Story of the Builders of Democracy By Irving Bacheller toeTBt, Imae Svi. sis. CHAPTER I -c ... on ss4 Sarah Trwr lee. wi' thf r iu tuldran, Joaiah ana MImf, (ravel t i from Uitir horn la) Vsrteones. Vi , it, the ttnl, Ui land el plenty. Ti.eir d JnaUaa la the Coun try of W ei,guB, La Illinois CHAPTER III -Amoof Ui Trarlora' rat tcquvnlimii ar Uacoia'e trtande. Jack Kelso and hia pretty tauliur Biro, M raari at as. CHAPTXR II. -At Niagara Falle Uiy eaaat a party uf immigrant, among them a vouta named John McNsll, who alao 4clde to go to to Sarurantoa country. Ail of tha party suffer truss favcr and aarua. Sarah ministration aava tna lira of a youth, Harry Noodloa. In ta last eta- of fvr, and ha accompanies th Trarlora, Thoy reach Maw Salsra, Iillnola. aad are welcomed ay young "Aba" Uo- OHAPTER IV-Jamaon docldaa to lo cal at Now 8alm. and bogina building but houaa. Ld by Jack Armstrong, rwwdloa attempt to bread ap th proceed- Sga, Lincoln thraehea Armstrong. Teung airy Noodloa etrlkea Bap McMoil. of Ska Armatrong crowd, and alcNoU thraat taas vengeance. CHAPTER V.-A few daya later Harry, alone, la attacked by McNoll and hi Kng, and would have been roughly uaed d not Bun driven off hie aeaaiianta wit ahotgun. John McNeil, the Traylora Niagara Fall acquaintance, la markedly attentive to Ana Kutledge. Lincoln la la lava with Ann, but kaa never kad enough eaurage to tall aor aa. CHAPTER VI. Traylor hetpe two alave. who had run away from St. Loula, t aauape. Ellphalat Blgga, owner of th alav. following Uiam. attampta to beat ap Traylor and la a Bght baa hla arm broken. CHAPTER VII. -Waiting for Ma arm to heal Bigg meeta Bim Kelao. with whom Harry Need! ha fallen la lave. Bigg aak for Bim'a hand, but hr father refuse hla conaant. Bigg ra turaa to St. Loula. CHAPTER VIII. -Bim confeases ta Harry that ah love Biggs, and th youth la dlaconaolat. Lincoln decide to aaafc a aaat la th legislature. He and Harry volunteer for the Black Hawk war, aad leave New Balero. CHAPTER IX -Blgga come bark to tha village and he and Bim elope Harry ktrni of It on hi way horn from th "war." Lincoln advice and philosophy auataln him In hla grief. CHAPTER X -Lincoln, defeated In hit candidacy for th legislature, form a partnership with "Hill" Berry In the grocery business. Biggs sends a gang to bum Traylor'a house, but tke New fcalern aaa are warned and the raider worsted. CHAPTER XI. In Which Abe), Elactad to tha Legists ture, Olvaa What Comfort H Can to Ann Rutladgo In tha Baginning of Hor Sorrow Alao Ho Goaa to Springfield for New Clothes. Radford's grocery had been an wrecked by the raider that Its owner was disheartened. Keinfurced by John Cameron and James. Kutledge he had succeeded In drawing them away be fore they could steal whlxky enough to get drunk. But they had thrown much of his goods Into the street. Radford mended hlg windows and of fered his stock for sale. After a time Berry and Lincoln bought it, giving notes Id payment and applied for a license to sell the liquors they hsd thus acquired. Late that autumn a boy baby ar rived In the Traylor home. Mrs. On stolt, Mrs. Waddell and Mrs. Kelso came to help and one or the other of them did the nursing and cooking while Sarah was in bed and for a little time thereafter. The coming of the baby was; a comfort to tkls lone ly jnotlier of the prairies. . There t a tetter rmrn harsh to her brother dated May, 10. lflM, in whlrh she sum up some months of history in the words that follow; "The Lord has given as a new son. I have lived through the onleal thanks 10 Ills goodness and am strong again. TI.e coming 0f tho baby has reconciled us to the loss of our old friends as much as anything could. It has made this little home dear to us and proved the quality of our new friends Nothing Is too much for them ta do. don't wonder, that Abe Lin coin has so much rnnflilence In the people of this country. They an sound at heart, both the northerners and the southerner. Harry Needles Is getting over his dlssmmlntment. He goes down to the store often to sit ' with Abe and Jack Kelso and hear them talk. He and Samson are get ting deeply interested In politic. Abe lets Harry rend the hooks that he bor rows from Major Stuart of Springfield. The boy Is bent on being a lawyer and Improving his mind. Rim Kelso writes to her mother that she Is very hap py in her new home hut there la some thing between the lines which seems to Indicate that she Is trying to put a good face on a bad matter. Abe has been appointed postmaster. Ev ery time he leaves the store he take the letter In his hat and delivers them as he gets a chsnce. We have nsmed the new baby Saaiuel." One evening, of that summer, Abe came out to the Traylora' with a let ter In his hat for Sarah. "How's business!" Samson asked. "ftolng ho peter out, I reckon," Abe answered with a sorrowful look. "It will leave me badly In debt. I want ed something that would gift me a chance for study and I got It. By Jing! It looks as If I was going to have years of study trying to get over It. Have you got any work to give met Tou know I can split rails about as fast as the next man and I'll take my pay In wheat or corn." "Ton may give me all the time you can spend outside the store." said Samson. That evening they had a talk about the whisky business and Its relation to the character of Ellphalet Biggs and to sundry Infractions of law and order In their community. Samson had de rlsred that It was wrong to sell liquor. "All that kind of thing can be safe ly left to the common sense of our people," said Abe. "The remedy Is education, not revolution. Slowly the people will have to set down all the Items in the ledger of common sense that passes from sire to son. By and by some generation will strike a bal ance. That may not come In a hun dred years. Soon or late the major ity of the ieople will reach a reckon ing with John Barleycorn. If there's too much against him they will act. You might as well try to stop a gla cier by feulldkng a dam In front of It. They have opened an account with slavery, ton. By and by they'll de cide Its fate." Such was his faith Id the common folk of America whose way of learn ing and whose love of the right he knew as no man has known It In this connection the New Eng ender wrote In his dlsry: "He hss spent his boyhood In the South and his young manhood In tha Worth. II baa studied the East and lived In the West. He Is the people I sometime think and about as slow to make up his mind. As Isaiah says: 'He does not Judge after the sight of his eyes neither reprove after the hear ing of his ears.' Abe has to think about It." In April Abe wrote another address to the voters announcing that ha wus agnin a candidate for a seat In the legislature. Late that month Harry walked with him to I'appHville where a crowd had assembled to attend a public sale. At one place there were men In the crowd who knew Harry's record In the war. They called on hltn for a speech. He oke on the need of the means of transportation IhRangamon county with such lnslfcht and dignify and convincing randr that both Abe and the audience hailed him as a coming man. Abe and he were often seen together thoae days. In New Salem they were cslted the tllssppolnted lovers. It wss known there thst A he wss very fond of Ann liiltledge. although he had not. as yet, opeiJy confessed to any one not en to Ann there being no show of hope for him. Ann wss deeply In love with John McNeil the genial, handsome and successful young Irishman. The affair had resrhed the stare of frank ness, of sn open discussion of plans, of fond affection eprelng Itself in caresses quite Indifferent to ridicule. Kor Ann It had been like warm sun light on the growing rose. She wss neater In dress, lovelier In form snd color, more graceful In movement snd sweeter voiced than ever she had been. It is the old way that Nature has of prering the young to come oat upon the stsge of real life and to act In its moving scenes. Abe manfully gave them his best wishes and when he like of Ann It was done very ten derly. The look of sadness, w hich all had noted In his moments of abstrac tion, deepened and often covered his face with Its veil. Thst is another way that Nature has of prepsrlng the young For these the rose hsve fallen and only the thorns remain. They are not lured; they seem to be driven to their tasks, but for all, soon or late, her method, change.. On a beautiful morning of June. 1884, John McNeil left the village. Abe Lincoln and Harry and Samson and Sarah and Jack Kelso and hi wife stood with the Rut ledges Id the doorysrd of the tavern when he rode away. He was going back to hi home In the East to return In the au tumn and make Ann his bride. The girl wept as If her heart would break Tha Girl Wept aa If Hr Heart Would Break. when he turned far down the road and waved his blind to her. "Oh, my pretty lass! Do you not hear the bird singing In the mead ow?'" said Jack KeJso. "Think of the happiness all around you and of the greater happiness that Is ruining when he returns. Shame on you!" "I'm afraid he'll never coma hack," Ann sobbed. "Nonsense! Iton't get a niHggot In your bruin and let the crows go walk ing over your face. Come, we'll take a ride In the meadows and If I don't bring you back laughing you may call me no prophet." So the event passed. Hurry traveled about with Abe a good deal thut summer, "electioneer ing," ss they called it, from farm to farm. Abe useLto g" Into jhe field. with the men whose fsvor he sought, snd betid his long back over a scythe or a cradle and race them playfully cros the field of grain rutting a wider swath than any other and al ways holding the lead. Every man was out of breath at the end of hia swath and needed a few minute fur reciiNratlon. That gave Abe a chance for hi statement of the county's need snd hi plan of satisfying them. He had met snd tslked with a majority of the voter lief ore the campaign ended in hi election In August. At odd times that summer he hsd been iirveylng a new rond with Har ry Needle for hi helper. In Sep tember they resumed their work Uxn It In the vicinity of New Salem and Abe began to carry the letters In his hst again. Every day Ann wa look Ing for him a he came by In the dim light of the early morning on his way to wvrk. "Anything for me?" she would ask "No mall In ince 1 saw you. Ann." waa the usual answer. Often he would say: "I'm afraid not, but here you take these letter and look through "euj and make aura." Ann would take them in her hands, treinliliiig with eagerness, and run in doors to the candlelight, and look them over. Always she came back with the little bundle of letters very slowly a if her dlapMiintment were a heavy burden. "There'll be one negt mail If I have to write it myself." Abe said one morning In October aa he went on. To Harry Needle, who was with him that morning, he said: "I wonder why that fellow don't write to Ann. I couldn't believe that he has been fooling her, but now I don't know what to think of him. 1 wonder what ha hapienetl to the fellow." The mall stage waa late that eve ning. As It had not come at nine Mr. Hill went home and left Abe In the store to wait for hi mail. The stage arrived a few minute later. Abe el ainlned the little bundle of letter and neupHier which the driver had left with him. Then he took a psjier snd sst down to read In the ftrelliaht. While he was thus engaged the door opened softly and Ann Kutledge en tered. The postmaster wa not aware of her presence until she touched his arm. "I'lease give me a letter." she said. "Sit down. Ann." said he, very gent ly, a he placed a chair In the fire glow. (To be Continued) WHAT DO YOl' KNOW? Answers to qut-sti rs which ap peared in The Citizen of August 23: 1. 29 days, 12 hours, 44 minutes. 2. Midnight. 3. About December 22. 4. 141- average, varying 5 either way. 5. About December 22. f. About 9 p. m. 7. The new is seen in the western sky, mostly before midnight and has its curved side toward the west; the old in the eastern sky after midnight, its curve to tho cast. 8. In the East before sunrise. 9. An eclipse of the moon. 10. Your clock needs setting. Berea College Hospital est Equipment snd Servire si Loses I Cost. Wsrd for Men and for Wonen. Sun-I'srlor, I'rivste Rooms, Rath. Electric bervke. Surf err, Car ia Child birth, Er. Not and Ear GENERAL PRACTICE Come in anJ visit an establishment, which l a Iriend In need, and In reach of all the people. Rossst H. Cowt.ev, M.f., Phylclan Habla IHmst. M.D., I'hvalrlan Mabv S. Wstmoss, M. I)., t'hviicisn Mis Masv LoKnscac. R N., Superintendent Miss Hii.ii MLssawa, R.N., Head None CHANCE IN RATES Hrglnnlng March I, the rate for hoard and room uf privste pstient will be n to t per week. The rstes lor pstlentt cared for In the ward will remain the same t per day. Ht Order of Prudential Committee. Here College Of if iiJSi MjsL (revere x V TIRES J V Fes THERE is undoubt edly something in the idea of having all four tires the same make when you find the right make of tires. Just give a Revere Tire a try-out on your right rear wheel You'll no longer wonder at the number of motorists who have come to Revere Tires to stay, J. W. PURKEY A RISING TIDE James O. Craur, president of the Business Men's Clearing House of! Chicago, remarked the other day that "women stenographers at $35 and; $40 a week are replacing many for mer high-priced executives." Almost on the same duy a woman won the highest honors in the study of law at Cambridge University being at the head of the law class over all the men; and in Washington a woman presided over the house of represen tatives for the first time in our own history. In this year women make one fifth of the tax returns in New York state. Our courts, pulpits and de partments of government are more and more to be in feminine hands. It is claimed that in politics women are more practical and seemingly less sentimental than men. In many communities they are already upset ting old ways and are producing; ex tremely interesting results. Sociologist and political economists and other students may have to re vise their predictions that equal suf frage would merely double the vite. There is a new psychology at work. It has not yet expressed itself defi nitely, fur tho new voters have not hastily reached a conclusion. But in the end the new influence will make itself felt, and a world I which in public affairs has represent ed purely masculine ideals will be profoundly altered. COOD IDEA "That eld fallow has Just l etalled a dictaphone In hla office." "Why's that 7 "He says all hla stenographer wars so pretty, ha couldnt keep hla mind en hia buslntss. ARE YOU COMING TO BEREA Suitable Courses To Met All Need IrVkliPfA Classical, Scientific snd I'hil- VUIICJJC okophical course leading to degree of A.B Associate in Arts, two years. nNnrmol Four-year coure, preparing llUIliiai for ttute crrtihi-ate. Two years in addition leatla to Atociata in 1'riliigogy. mArarlpmV Preparatory course ,f rtwaUCUiJT four years, titling fort al lege. Englith course of two years or three years, for those not planning to enter College. I7 Vrof inol Commercial, Agricul IT TUCallUual tural and Home Science V. 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