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500D AND BAD LUBS.
Dr. Talmago PreacfceB
oa Thorn.
a Sermon
Dnmrstlr RlilpwrccU Often Follow Mub
Mnilrilii.-I!i' Slaii IVlm rMi-iid
11 In Ett-nliigh at llonn t.t.-atl
tin- llniipU-sl LAIe.
In the following r-prrnon the popular
Washington ilivim? gives some good :u
vicc U those wlio frt-ouiMit triiilis. His
text is: 11. Samuel, a: It: "Let the
young men noiv ari.se ami pjay before
There arc two armies encamped by
the pool of (lilieon The time hang
heavily on their hands. One army pro-)him'.-
a game of swortl feneing. Noth
ing could he more healthful and iitno-
rent- The other army accepts me ivnu- ,
lunge. Tv el t o men against twelve men.
the port opens. Kill something' went
adversely Perhaps one of the hworils
nen got an unlucky clip, or in sonic
way had his ire aroused, and that
which opened in sportf illness ended in
violence each one taking his contest
ant hy the hair and then with the
Mvord thrusting him in the side; jo
that that which opened in innocent fun
ended in the massacre of all the at
sportsmen. Was there ever a better
illustration of what was true then, anil
is true now, that that which is inno
cent may be made destructive.
At this season of the year the club
houses of our towns and citien are in
full play. 1 have found out that thcri
is a legitimate and an illegitimate use
of the club house. In the one ease it
may become a healthful run cation,
like the contest of the at men in Mic
text when they licgan their play; in the
other case it becomes the massacre of
body, mind and soul, as in the uuxr of
these contestants of the text when
they had gone too far with their sport
All intelligent ages have had their
gatherings for political, social, artistic,
literary purposes gatherings charac
terized by the blunt old Anglo-Saxon
designation of "club."
If you have read history, you know
that there was a King's Head club, a
Ken .lohnson club, a Krolhers' club, to
which Swift ami Kolingbroke belonged:
a Literary club, w-hich Kurke anil Cold
smilh and Johnson and Koswell made
immortal; a Jacobin club, a Kenjamin
Krauklin Junto club. Some of these
to indicate justice, some to favor the
aits, some to promote good manners.
Mime to despoil the habits, some to de
stroy the soul. If one will write an
honest history of the clubs of Kngland,
Ireland, Scotland, France and the I'jii
ted State for the last Kill years, lie
will write the history of the world.
The club was an institution born on
Kuglish soil, hut it has thrived well in
American atmosphere. Who shall Loll
how many belong to that kind of club
where men put purses together and
open house, apportioning the expense
of caterer and servants and room, and
having a sort of domestic establish
ment a style of clubhouse which in my
opinion is far better than the ordinary
hotel or boarding house? Hut my ol
jecl now is to speak of club houses of a
different sort, such as the Cosmos, or
Chevy Chase, or Lincoln clubs of this
capital, or the "Union Leagues" of
111:1- f'tii. tito i'niinA 4wie club.
of London: the Lotos, of Xew ork.
where journalists, dramatists, sculp
tors, painters, and artists, from all
branches, gather together to discuss
newspapers, theaters, and elaborate
art; like the Amerieus. which camps
out in summer time, dimpling the pool
with its hook and arousing the forest
with its stag hunt; like the Century
club, which has its large group of ven
erable lawyers and poets; like the
Army and Navy club, where those
who engaged in warlike service once
on the land or the sea now coma to
gether to talk over the days of carnage:
like the New York Yarht club, with its
lloating palaces of beauty uphols
tered with velvet and paneled with
ebony, having all the advantages of
eleetrie bell, and of gaslight, and of
king's pantry, one pleasure boat cost
S3.000, another S15.000, another 850,000.
another Sii.1,000, the fleet of pleasure
boats belonging to the club having
cost over Sa,000, 000; like the American
Jockey club, to which belong men who
have a passionate fondness for horses,
fine horses as had Job when, in the
scriptures, he gives us a sketch of that
king of beasts, the arch of its neck, the
nervousness of its foot, the majesty of
its gait, the whirlwind of its power.
crying out: "Hast thou clothed his
neck with thunder? The glory of his
nostrils is terrible; he paweth in the
valley and rejoiccth in his strength; hi
Kaith among the trumpets ha! ha! and
he smelleth the battle afar of, the
thunder of the captains, and the
shouting;" like the Travelers' club,
the Blossom club, the Palette club,
the Commercial club, the Liberal
club, the 'Stable Gang club, the
Amateur Itoat club, and gambling
clubs, the wine clubs, the clubs of all
sizes, the clubs of all morals, clubs as
good as good can be, and clubs as bad
as bad can be, clubs innumerable. Dur
ing the day they are comparatively lazy
places. Here and there an aged man
reading a newspaper, or an employe
dusting a sofa, or a clerk writing up
the accounts; but when the curtain of
the night falls on the natural day, then
the curtain of the club house hoists for
the entertainment. Let us hasten up.
now, the marble stairs. What an im
perial hallway! See! here are parlors
on the side, with the upolstery of the
Kremlin and the Tuillerics; and here
arc dining halls that challenge you to
mention any luxury that they cannot
afford; and here are galleries with
sculpture, and painting, and lith
ographs, and drawings from the
best artists, Cropsey, and liier
stadt, and Church and Hart,
and Gifford pictures for every
mood, whether you are impassioned
or placid; shipwreck, or sunlight over
the sea; Sheridan's ride, or the noon
day party of the farmers under the
trees: foaming deer pursued by the
hounds in the Adirondacks, or the sheep
on the lawn. On this side there are
reading rooms where j'ou find all news
papers and magazines. On that side
there is a library, where you find all
books from hermeneutics to the fairy
tale. Coming in and out there are gen
tlemen, some of whom stay ten min
utes, others stay many hours. Some of
these are from luxuriant homes, and
they have excused themselves for a
while from the domestic circle that
they may enjoy the larger sociability
of the club house. They arc from dis
membered households, and they have a
plain lodging somewhere, but they
come to this club room to have their
chielenjoymeat.
If the dissipating club houses of this
goustry would make a contract with
"tterujcneucieg. 10 w;u w-
the inferno to provide it10,000 jnen a
year, and for ao yeai-s, on the condition
that no more should oe asueu oi uni.
the club houses could alrord to maue
that contract, for they would save
homesteads, save fortunes, save bodies,
minds and souls. The 1U.W i men who
would be sacrificed by that contract
would be but a small part of the multi
tude sacrificed without the contract.
Hut I make a vast difference between
club 4. I have belonged to four clubs
a theological club, a ball club and two
literary clubs. I got from them physi
cal i vjii venation and moral health.
What shall be the priijciplc? If God
will help trie, I will lay down three
principles to which yon have been in
vited.
First of all I want you totest the club
by its influences on home, if you have
a'home 1 have been told by H promi
nent gentleman in club life that three-
ftmrths of the members of the great
clubs of tllf.se eities are married men.
L'he wife soon liisi-?, her influence over
her husband who nervously and louj-
ishly looks niton all evening absence as
an assault on domesticity. How are
the great enterprif-cs of art and liter
ature and beniflceiice to hi? curried on
if every man is to have his wtjrlfl
bounded on one side by his front door
step, and on the other side by his back
window, kiiowipfr nothing higher man
his own attic, or pothljig lower than
hir own cellar? That wife who be
comes jculouMif her husband's atten
tion to art. or literature, nr religion,
or charity is breaking her own scepter
of conjugal power. I know an instance
where a wife thought her husband
was giving too many nights to Chris
tian service, Ut rlisiritalilc service to
prayer meetings, ami to leiijfious con
vocation She systematically decoyed
him away until he attends no church,
andiso;:;i rapid way to destruction,
his morals pwc. hjs money gone and,
J fear, his soul gone. Let any Chris
tian vifp rejoice when her husband
consecrates eveiii Jigs to the service of
God, or to charity, or to ai t, or to any
thing elovate'd; but let no man sacri
fice home life to club life I can point
out to you a great many iiameoof men
who are guilty of this sacri
lege. They are as genial as an
gels at tlm t'ljlh house and a
ugly as sin at home They arc gen
erous on all subjects of wine suppers,
yachts and fast horses, but they are
stingy ahent the wife's dress and the
children's shoes. That man has made
that which might be a healthful re
creation an usurper of his affections,
and he lias married 'it, and he is guilty
of moral bigamy, I'nder this process,
the wife whatever her features, be
comes uninteresting and homely, lie
becomes critical of her. does not like
the dress, does not like the way she
arranges her hair, is amazed that he
ever was so unroinautic as tu offer her
his heart and hand. She is ahvavf
wauling money, money, when slu
ought to he discussing Kclipses. tint.
Dexter, and thnby day, and Kuglish
drugs with six horses, ajl answering
the pull of one "ribbon."
I tell yon. there are thousands oi
houses in the cities being clubbed to
death! There are club houses where
membership always involves domestic
shipwreck. Tell me that it man. has
joined a certain club, tell me nothing
more ahojit him for ten years, and J
will write his hi.stoVy if he he still
alive. The man..i wine-gnzder. his
wife broken-f'ZT" or prematurely
old, hi fortune gone or ix.-duiwlanit
his home a mere name in a directory.
Here are six secular nights in the
week: "What shall I do with theinV"
says the father and the husband. '"1
will give four of those nights to the
improvement and entertainment of my
family, either at home or in good
neighborhood; I will devote one to
charitable institutions; I will devote
one to the club." I congratulate you.
Here is a man who says: "I will
make it different division of the
six nights. I will take three for the
club and three for other purposes."
tremble. Here is a man who snys:
"Out of the six secular nights of the
week I will devote live to the club
house and onp to the home, which night
I will spend in scowling like a March
squall, wishing I was out spending it
as I had spent the other five." That
man's obituary is written. Not one out
often thousand that ever gets so far on
the wrong road ever stops. Gradually
his health will fail, through late hours
and through too much stimulus. He
will be first-rate prey for erysipelas
and rheumatism of the heart. The
doctor coming in will ut a glance sec it
is not only present disease he must
fight, hut years of fast living. The
clergyman, for the sake of the feelings
of the family, on the funeral day will
only talk in religious generalities.
The men who got his yacht in the
eternal rapids will not be at the obse
quies. They will have pressing en
gagements that day. They will send
flowers to the coffin-lid, and send their
wives to utter words of sympathy, but
they will have engagements elsewhere.
They never come.
llring me mallet and chisel, and I
will cut on the tombstone that man's
epitaph. "Klessed are the dead who
die in the Lord." "No." you say, "that
would not be appropriate." "Let me die
the death of the righteous, and let my
last end be like His." "No." you say.
"that would not be appropriate." Then
give me the mallet and chisel, and I will
cut an honest epitaph: "Here lies the
victim of a dissipating club house!" I
think that damage is often done by
by the scions of some aristocratic
family, who belong to one of these
dissipating club houses. People
coining up from humbler classes
feel it an honor to belong to the
same club, forgetting the fact that
many of the sons and grandsons of
the large commercial establishments of
the last generation are now, as to mind,
imbecile; as to body, diseased; as to
morals, rotten. They would have got
through their property long ago if they
had had full possession of it; but the
wily ancestors, who earned the money
by hard knocks, foresaw how it was to
be and they tied up everything in the
will. Now, there is nothing of that
unworthy descendant but his grand
father's name and roast beef rotundity.
And yet how many steamers there are
which feel honored to lash fast that
worm-eaten tug, though it drags them
straight into the breakers.
Another test by which you can find
whether your club is legitimate or il
legitimatethe effect it has on your
secular occupation. I can understand
how through such an institution a man
can reach commercial success. I know
some men have formed their best busi-
' ness relations through such a channel.
If the club has advantaged you in an
honorable calling it is a legitimate club.
But has your credit failed? Are bar
Rainmakers more cautious how they.
' trust you with a hill of goods? Hare
j .
jvorm-catcn
tug, though it uraga tUcm
Ihc men whose names were down in.tUo
commercial agency Al before they .en
;ered the club, been jroing down ever,
since in commercial" hl'.mding? Then
look out! You ami I every day know
Df commercial. establishments going to
ruin through the social excesses of one
or two members. Their fortunes beat
en to death with ball players' bat, or
cut amidships by the front prow of the
regatta, or going down under the .swift
hoofs of the fast hoi-ses, or drowned in
large potations of cognac and Morion
s;ahelu. Their club house was the
"Loch Karn." Their business house
was the "ViJl'Mlu Havre." They struck,
and the "Ville du Havre" went under.
Which would you rather have pressed
to your lips in the closing moment, the
up of llalshazzarean wassail or the
chalice of the Christian communion?
Who would you rather have for your
pall-bearers! the elders of a Christian
church, or the companions whose con
versation was full of slang and innu
endo? Who would you rather have for
your eternal companions, those men
who spend their evenings betting,
gambling, swearing, erousing and tell
ing vile stories, or your little child, that
bright, little girl whom the Lord took?
Oh! you would not have been away so
much nights, would you, if yon had
known she was going away so soon?
Dear me, your house has never been
the same place since Your wife has
never brightened up, She has not got
over it; she never will get over it- How
long the evenings are, with no one to
put !o hod, and no ono to tell tho beau
tiful K'.ble story! What a pity it is
that, you cannot spend more evenings
at home in trying to help her bear that
sorrow! You can never drown that
grief in the wine cup. You can never
break away frjun thu JiHo arnis that
used to be thing around your neck
when sho used, to say: "Papa, do stay
home to-night do. stay home to-night."
You will never he able to wipe away
from your lips the dying kiss of your
little girl, 'l'he fascination of a, dissi
pating club house is, so great that
sometimes a man has turned his back
on his honii when his child was dying
of scarlet fever. He went away. le
fore he got hack ut midnight the eyes
had been closed, the undertaker had
done his work, and the wife, worn out
with three weeks' watching, lay uncon
scious in I he mix, room,
Then there is a rattling of 4he night
key in the door, and the returned fa
ther comes upstairs and sees the empty
cradle and the window up. He says:
"What hi the mat Itir?" In. Goil's judg
ment day he will find out what wa's the
matter. O man astray. God help you!
Let me say to fathers who are be
ejining dissipated, your sons will fol
low you. You think your son docs not
know. He 1 mows all about it. 1 have
heard men who say, "I am profane,
but never in the presence of my chil
dren." Your children If w you swear.
I have heard men bay, "I drink, but
never in the presence of my children."
Your children know you drink. I de
scribe now what occurs in hundreds of
households, in this country. The tea
hour has arrived. The family are
seated at the tea table. Kefoi-e the
rest of the fs.mily mise from the table,
the father shoves back his chair, says
he has an engagement, lights a cigar,
gpes out. comes back after midnight,
and that is the history of ;'.05 nights of
the year. Does any man want
to stultifv. hi'uself ly soj'ing that
j .;-:.V'hcaiiiiy. that that is right, that
that is honorable? Would your wife
have married you with such prospects?
Time will pass on, and the son wil
be Hi or 17 years of age. and you will
beat thp tea table and he will shove
back and have an engagement, and he
will. light his cigar, and he will go out
to the club house, and you will hear
nothing of him until you hear the night
key in the door after midnight. 15ut
his physical constitution is not quite so
strong as yours, and the liquor he
drinks is more terrifically dragged
than that which you drink, and so he
will catch up with you on the road to
death, t hough you got such a long start
of him, and so you will both go to hell
together.
The way to conquer a wild beast is to
keep your eye on him, but the way for
you to conquer your temptations, my
friend, is to turn your back on them
and fly for your life.
Oh, my heart aches! I see men
struggling against evil habits, and they
want help. I have knelt beside them,
and I have heard them cry for help,
and then we have risen, and he has put
one hand on my right shoulder, and the
other hand on my left shoulder, and
looked into my face with an infinity of
earnestness which the judgment day
will have no power to make me forget,
as he has cried out with his lips
scorched in ruin, "God help me!"
For such there is no help except in
tne ivoro uou Almighty, i am going
to make a very stout rope, l ou know
that sometimes a rope-maker Will
take very small threads and wind
them together until after awhile they
become ship-cable. And I am going to
take some very small, delicate threads,
and wind them together until they
make a very stout rope. 1 will take all
the memories of the marriage day, a
thread of laughter, a thread of light, a
thread of music, a thread of banquet
ing, a thread of congratulation, and I
twist them together, and I have one
strand. Then, I take a thread of the
hour of the first advent in your house; a
thread of the darkness that preceded,
and a thread of the light that followed.
and a thread of the beautiful scarf that
little child used to wear when she
bounded out at eventide to greet you,
and then a thread of the beautiful
dress in which you laid her away for
the resurrection. And then I twist all
these threads together and I have an
other strand. Then 1 take a thread of
the scarlet robe of a suffering Christ.
and a thread of the white raiment of
your loved ones before the throne, and
a string of the harp cherubic, and a
string of the harp seraphic, and I, twist
them all together, and I have a third
strand. "Oh!" you say, "either strand
is strong enough to liold fast a world."
No. I will take these strands, and I
will twist them together, and one end
of that rope I will fasten, not to the
communion table, for it shall be re
movednot to the pillar of the organ,
for that will crumble in the ages, but I
wind it 'round and 'round the cross of
a sympathizing Christ, and having fast
ened one end of the rope to the cross, I
throw the other end to you. Lay "hold
of it! Pull for your life! Pull for
Heaven!
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The nails of the Chinese nobility
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inches, and the Siamese belles wear
long silver cases at the ends of their
fingers to protect the nails if they are
long enough to need it or to make peo-.
pie believe that tuey are there even If
they are not.
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Extra shipping lambs 4 75. 5 00
Best butcher lambs 4 25 4 75
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Tail ends 250 3 00
all kinds
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Assiguees Notice to Creditors.
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notice that I will be at the olllie of K. H.
Tomlliison's in Lancaster, Ky.. on Saturday,
of each week for the next four weeks to re
ceive claims against the estate of Willis IS.
Adams.
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, Assignee of Willis 15. Adams.
SCRI BNER' S
FOR 1898
A GREAT PROGRAMME.
The Story of the Revolution bv
Senator Henry Cabot Lodge, to run
throughout the year. (Var tb fir
time all the modern art forces and re
sources will be brought to bear uoon
the Revolution. Howard Pyle and a
corps of artists are making over 100
paintings and drawings expressly for
this great work.)
Captain A. T. Mahan's "The Amer
ican Navy in the Revolution,"' to be
illustrated by Carlton T. Chapman, the
marine artist; Harry Fenn, and others.
Thomas Nelson Page's Fijst Long
Novel, "Red Rock A Chronicle of
Reconstruction." Mr. Page has de
voted four years to the storj-, and he
considers it his best work. (Illustrated
by 15. West Clinedinst)
Rudyard Kipling, Richard Har
ding Davis, Joel Chandler Harris,
George W. Cable, and others, are
under engagement to contribute sto
ries during 1S93.
Robert Grant's "Search-Light
Letters" repliet to various letters
that came in consequence of his "Re
flections of a Mcrricd Man" and "The
Opiniyns of a Philosopher.'
"The Workers" in a new field Wal
ter A. Wyckoff, the college man who
became a laborer, will tell about his
experience with sweat-shop laborers
and anarchists in Chicago. (Illustra
ted from life by W. R. Leigh.)
The Theater, The Mine, eta, will
be treated in 'The Conduct of Great
Business" series (as were "The Wheat
Farm," "The Newspaper." etc, in 97).
with numerous illustrations.
Life at Girls Colleges like the ar
ticles on "Undergraduate Life at Har
vard, Princton and Yale,' and a:
richly illustrated.
Political Reniinisccncesly Senator
Hoar, who has been in public life for
forty-five years.
C. D. Gibson -will contribute two
serial sets of drawings during '93, "A
New York Dav," and "The Seven Ages
of Americin Woman."
The full roxpeclns for 'OS in small
qook form (24 paget), printed in tw) col
ors, with numerous illuxtrutiom (cover
ami decorations hy ila-fiebl l'arrish), trill
he sent upon application, postage paid.
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McCLURE'S MAGAZINE
FOI THE COMING YEAR
Some Notable Features
TheseremIn!scenceseonttmmorennDuLIifcedwarhtstonr than
CHAS.A. DANA'S
REMINISCENCES
many private missions to make important investigations in the
ainiy. Lincoln called him " The Eyes cfthe Government at the Front." Everywhere through thee
memoirs are bits of Secret History m& Fresh. Recollections of Great Aim. These Reminiscence-, will
be illustrated with many Rare and Unpublished War i'hoiograpiu ixoax the Government collection,
which now contains over S.ooo negatives of almost priceless value.
'1 he Christmas McCluke's contained a complete Short Storv . .
by Rudyard Kipling entitled "TheTomb ok His Ancestoks,
the t.de of a clouded Tiger, an officer in the Indian army, and
a rebellious tribe. We have in hand aLo a Ntiu Ballad, a
power! il, grim, moving song of War Ships. It will be superbly
illustrated. Mr. Kipling will be a frequent contributor.
ANTHONY HOPE'S
NEW ZENDA NOVEL
Rudyard Kiilinr, Robert Barr.
miliam Allen
Ian .Hjil.ren, Oitave Tlianet. Stephen Crane,
otheis, ti.e be-t story writers in the world, will
to McCLURE'S duiing the coming year.
EDISON'S LATEST
ACHIEVEMENT
Tilatsfe, by the most competent authority living. Lord Kelvin, a character sketch and substance oi
a comeijittjii with this eminent scientist ou unsolved problems of science.
Drawn from fifteen years personal ojufriencea
man and eugin;er, by Herbert If. HaMflin. It
uortr, adtr.'.ure, hazards, accidents and escapes,
THE CUSTER
MASSACRE
Its houses streets, means of travel, water supply, safeguards of life and
health, sports and pleasures the condition of life of the perfected city of
the next century, by Col. George E. Waring, Jr., Commissioner of the
Street-Cleaning Department of New York.
MARK TWAIN
Andree: His Balloon and his Expedition, from materials furnished by
the brother of Mr. Strinberg, AndreVs companion. Seen Iledi in
Unexplored Asia, a story of remarkable adventure and endurance.
luxndor in Thibet. His own storr. He was
Jackson in the Far North. The famous explorer
the boundaries of human habitation.
NANSEN
The great Arctic explorer has written an article on the possibilities of reachin
the North Pole ; on the methods that the next expedition should adopt and the
lmDOrtant scientific knowledge tn he nin.il V, -n ....)..; . 1 i
climate, the ocean currents, depths and temperature
greatest value to science.
Jhe best artists and illustrators are making pictures for
McCuiRB'sMAGtziNB. A. B. Frost, Peter Nr.eetl. C. D. Gibson,
Howard jyie. Ken j on Cox, C. A". Lixion, W. D. Stevens, Alfred
Brennan, and others.
The November Number will be given free with new subscriptions. Thu number eoaiims the
opening chapters of Dana's Reminiscences, Mark Twain's Voyage from India to Sou'i Lica, the
account or Edison's great invention, and a mass of interesting matter and illuuraucuj.
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RUDYARD KIPLING
STORIES & POEMS
"Ruert of Ucnizau? the sequel to "Tht Fritoner of
tenda. In splendid invention, in characters, in dramatic
situations it is the noblest and most stirring novil that
Anthony Hope has ever written.
IVhite.
and manv
SHORT STORIES BY
GREAT AUTHORS
contribute
Edison's Wonderful Invention, l'he result of eight yean
constant labor. Mountains cround to dust and the iron ore
extracted by magnetUn. Vie Fastest Ship. An article by
the inventor and constructor of "Turbinia, a vrsselihat can
make the SDeed of an nnr. tram Af..L:- - f .
brakeman. fire.
is a narrative of
THE RAILROAD
MAN'S LIFE
and is as vivid
The account of this terrible fight written down by Hamlin Garland
as it came from the lips of Tvio Joons, an old Indian Chief who waa
a participant in it.
NEW YORK
IN 1950
Mark Twain contributes an article in his old manner, describing his
voyage from India . South Africa. The illustration are by A. B
Frost andVrr Newell, and are as droll and humorous asthe article itself!
ADVENTURE
caDtured. tortured and fi..?.ll ,.nn..t . t.i:-
writes of the yean he lived ia regions ir north of
of the water, etc. This knowlcd"-: will be of i ha
ILLUSTRATIONS
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