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cumbed to Internal Paralysis. 4 ■ n Hi* Death Passes the Greatest Eng lishman of the Day—King Ed ward Pays a Tribute to the Dead Diplomat. London, Aug. 24.—Lord Salisbury, last of the great statesmen of the past generation, is dead under the burdea of bis advanced age. Lord Salisbury had been ill sinco early last winter, but his condition was not regarded as serious until in the beginning of the present month. According to the medical journals he .suffered from internal paralysis, which •developed fiom the illness following • he death of his wife in 1899. Not withstanding his Illness, he had per sisted in working until he was forced to take to his bed. In the death of Ix>rd Salisbury passes the greatest Englishman of tho day. Ten years ago halt the nation >n!y would have asserted so much; to-day all Britain recognizes him as such. The newspapers Monday morning, some of which appear with black bor ders, devote the bulk of their space to the last hours and career of the mar quis of Salisbury. In their editorials they pay warm tributes and express deep admiration for the dead man, recognizing that with him there V loud BAi.UBrmr. A / passes away the last of the groat Eng lish statesman of the Vietroia era, as well as the last of the brilliant group ■of European diplomats. King Edward’s tribute re the de ceased marquis of Salisbury was given in the Court Circular Sunday night, dated Matienbad, Sunday. It runs as follows: “The king has received with pro found regret the news of the death of ^the marquis of Salisbury and his maj esty deeply deplores the loss of so great a statesman whose invaluable services to Queen Victoria, to the king and his country in the highest offices of state which lie held for so many years will ever dwell in the memory of his fellow countrymen.” Messages of condolence are pour ing in at Hatfield house. The send ers include King Edward and Queen Alexandia. the queen of Portugal and President Loubet. Touching refer ences were made to the dead states man in the pulpits of almost all the churches in the United Kingdom. There were many visitors to the vil lage of Hatfield Sunday. The parish church was c rowded Sun day morning, the worshiper* includ ing Premier Balfour, the earl an.l countess of Selborne, the marquis' sons and the membeis of h!a family and household. Lord William Cecil, the rector of the church, officiated, but beyond choice music 'and appropriate hymns the service was of the usual character. The senior curate in his sermon paid a tribute to the deceased, spe « dally dwelling on his private virtues and his devotion to the church. In the conclusion of the discourse the whole congregation rose and remain ed standing while the organist played the Dead March In Saul. The funeral has been provisionally fixed for the end of this week to enable Lord Ed ward Cecil, who Is on his way home from Egypt, to assist. CHICAGO RESTAURANTS. ) - W-l -Their Employes to Go Out on Strike Monday Morning. Chicago, Aug. 24.— in pursuance of the declaration made Saturday that a * strike would be called In all tne res taurants room rolled by the Chicago Restaurant Keeper*' assneiation and i number of 'jthi rs the strike commit tee of the Wafers’ union will at day light Monday morning b“gln to call »ut the thousand* of restaurant em ploye* upon whom the tirongs of business men in Chicago depend for sustenance. At least lot) restaurants in the down town and outlying dis tricts will be visited by ]lio labor com mittees and the leaders declare that before night 9.000 persons will be idle. The officials of the Itestaurant Keep association pay that the impend ing strike Is a direct violation of agreements that have been signed by the association and the unions and that If the strike Is called the rcstau runts will be kept open for business with non union help. ! Cruiser Pennsylvania Launched. Philadelphia, Aug. 24.—The giant armored cruiser Pennsylvania was launc hed at the yards of the William Cramp Ship and Engine Building Co. Saturday. Misa Coral Quay, daughter of Senator Quay, was the ship's spon sor. Gen. Chaffee in Portland, Me. Portland, Me., Aug. 24.—MaJ. Gen. Chaffee, who is to be the commander for the army In the war maneuveia at this port this wepk, arrived here Sun day, With him were Gen. Barry. Capt. Harper and Capt. Hamilton. VILLAGES BURNED. More Fighting at Adrtanople Resulted Favorably to the Rebels. Sofia. Aug. 24.—From Eastern Adri anople comes reports of more fighting winch so far appears to be resulting chiefly in favor of the revolutionists. Many villages have been burned and tiieir inhabitants have taken refuge across the Bulgarian frontier. After a long fight at Stoioro the insurgents defeated a detachment of Turkish troops, which lost 20 killed and wounded. At Chanagasko. near Surovicovo. insurgents are reported to have anni hilated an entire Turkish regimenL At Bulankzczra. near Ornovoro. 75 revolutionists are credited with de feating a Turkish battalion. The vil lages of Andermis and Enrika. near Vasiliko. have been burned to ashes. The Turks have bombarded and de stroyed the monastery of Constantine near Losengrad. where 50 insurgents had fortified themselves. The villages of Bakdgik. Konakara. Evren, Dlngis co and Brusheva. have all been burned and their inhabitants have fled. The large village of Drmnhegle, near Los engrad, has been burned by Bashl Ba zouks. The villages of Bueh. with 300 houses, and Rakoro, 200 houses, situ ated in the vilayet of Monastir, have also been burned by Turkish troops. Two hundred women and children from these villages are now begging in the streets of Monastir. The Turkish government has organ ized a special court at Monastir to try the captured insurgents. The tribunal is composed of a Turkish president, three other Turks, two Greeks and one Albanian. It will partake of the char acter of a criminal court and not of a court-martial. A FIGHT TO BE WAGED. ' Proposed Increased Assessments on Older Members A. O U. W. Buffalo, N. Y.. Aug. 24.—A vigorous fiftht will be waged against the pro posed increased assessments upon the ohlers members of the Ancient Order of United Workmen. A committee rep resenting the protesting members will report at a mass meeting to be held here on September l. The committee has also addressed a communication to the National Fraternal Congress, which meets in annual session in Milwaukee on August 25. urging that body to use its influence wit.i the kii preme officers of the workmen to have the recent enactment rescinded. THE BLACK SEA SQUADRON. It Has Been Recalled to Sebastopol By the Russian Government. St. Petersburg. Aug. 24—The Rus sian Black Sen squadron, which was ordered to Turkish waters and which arrived at Iriada, Eastern European Turkey. August 19 to support Russia’s demands on the sultan, growing out of the assassination of M. Ilostkowski, Russian consul at Monastir, has been recalled to Sebastopol, the squadron’s point of departure. The recall fol lowed a notification from the porte that the sultan had ordered all the Russian demands to be complied with. SPECIAL TRAIN WRECKED. Engineer and Fireman Were Killed and Others Injured. Little Falls, N. Y., Aug. 24.—A spe cial train on the New York Central carrying New York city newspape'.s. was wrecked at Culf bridge in this city Sunday. Engineer Robert Lilly and Fireman Peter Conley, both of A1 bany. were killed, and employes of the World and Sun, the Rochester News Co. and American and Journal were severely Injured. Conductor Erhard and several other members of the train’s crew were slightly injured WRECK OF A CIRCUS TRAIN. One Man Scalded to Death and Four Others Severely Burned Brunswick. Mo., Aug. 24.—One man was scalded to death, four otheis were severely burned by escaping steam and six trick ponies were killed Sun day in the wreck of a circus train. Th» loromotive and a car contain ink the tnen and ponies were demo* ir.hed and the escaping steam scalded five men who were asleep in bunks over the ponies A Sympathetic Strike. New York. Aug. 24.—At the close of a stormy session of the Centra. Fedetal union Sunday it was voted to stand by the Marine Machinists' union in the strike for an increase in wages This was taken to mean that a sympn thetic strike, tying up all the ship yards in New York and vicinity, may be ordered this week. The Hanna Mine Explosion. Rawlins, Wyo., Aug. 24.—The Union Paciflr Co. has made a settlement with the estates of 41 miners who lost their lives in the Hanna mine explo sion of June 2o. The sum of $XOO will be paid to each widow and $50 to each child and $45 for each single man. Tre»3ury Balances. Washington. Aug. 24.—Saturday’s statement of the treasury balance in the general fund, exclusive of the $160,000,000 gold reserve In the divis ion of redemption, shows: Available cash balance, $22$.202,003; gold, $101, 150,220. _ Will Try to Float the Loan. Honolulu. Aug. 24.—Oov. Dole and other territorial officers have decided to try to float the $2,000,000 loan au thorized by the last legislature. It is thought that the local banks will take the entire issue. PLEASURE BOAT SUNK. Thirty Persons Were Thrown Into the Water. Several Men Became Wild From the Excitement and Made Attempts to Throw Women and Chil dren From the Vessel. Indianapolis, Ind.. Aug. 24.—Amid scenes of panic in which terror strick en men lost their heads and sought to throw women and children overboard, tie pleasure steamer Indiana went to the bottom of the Indianapolis Water Co.'s canal at Fairview Park Sunday evening at 7 o'clock. The park officials think nobody was drowned, but J. N. Oliphant. of Indian a]>olis. and P. K. Betts. of Anderson, Ind., who v.ere passengers, say that they saw a woman and baby sink to the bottom. They did not see them »oine to the surface again and feel sure they were drowned. About fifty people were on board when the vessel sank, about three quarters of a mile above its starting Point in the canal, which Is about elgat miles long and runs from Indianapolis to Broad Hippie Park. The canal is narrow and from ten to fifteen feet deep in the middle. It is not yet cer tain what sent the steamer to the bot tom. Defective machinery, overloading on one side and leaks are blamed by dif ferent persons. Skiffs on the canal aided in the work of rescue of fainting women and children. Mr. Hates, who says ho saw the woman and baby drown, saved his wife as she sank the third time. She weighs over 20n pounds. Thirty people were thrown Into the water when the boat snnk. Several of the male passengers did heroic work in getting them to shore. They were aided by the ship’s crow. Much addl tional excitement was caused by sev eral men on the boat who became panic-stricken and tried to throw women and children into the water. Search is being made to see if any bodies are at the bottom of the <anal. McKeesport. Pa.. Aug. 24.—The An nle Roberts, an excursion boat carry ing 1.500 passengers, sunk at the foot of Market street here Sunday night, but no one was drowned. The bunt had been up the river with the An cient Order of Hibernians No. 7 and their guests from Pittsburg on their annua! outing. ANOTHER ERUPTION. Vesuvius Takes on a Fresh Period of Activity. Naptes, Aug. 24.—Tlie prediction of Prof. Kmil. of Munich, has been ful filled ns Vesuvius Saturday night had a fresh period of activity. Frequen* explosions were heard and stones were thrown to a heignt of f>00 feel above the crater, while at the same time a slight earthquake was felt. The stream of lava has again begun flowing in the direction of Pompeii, although Its progress is slow. The volcanic eruption was dwindling Sun day night. ILLEGAL FISHING. Canadian Government Determined to Pu* a Stoy to It. Ottawa. Ont., Aug. 24.—The depart ment of marine and fisheries Is deter mined to put an end to illegal fishing in the grpaf lakes. It is not the inten tion of the government, however, to erforce the law’ with seven-pounders, as has been intimated in some quar ters. since t ir Petrel-Silver Spray In cident. occurred. It is the opinion in official circles that, the desired end can be attained without resorting to harsh measures, which might lead to international complications. CANADIAN EXPEDITION. Will Make Observations of Climate, Geology and Natural Resources. Halifax. N. 8., Aug 24.— To prevent another Alaskan boundary controversy and to make observations of the cli mate. geology and natural resources of both land and sea of the northern regions of Canada an expedition sent out by the Dominion government sail ed from Halifax Sunday on the steam er Neptune for Hudson bay The ex pedition will report on the alleged ex tensive poaching operations car: led on In t tat great sea by the Americans. A REMARKABLE CASE. Sprouting Pea* in a Child's Stomach Causes Its Death. Creator, la.. Am?. 24.—Sprouting peas in the stomach of a 7-yearold daughter of John Ponte, a tail road conductor, Sunday caused her death She was taken sick ten days ago and doctors said she was suffering from dysentery. An autopsy revealed the fart that the child had swallowed peas whole, that they had sprouted and were growing in her stomach. Zionists Congress. Rasel. Switzerland, Aug. 24.—The sixth Zionist congress opened here Snday under the presidency of Dr. Theodore Hersel, of Vienna. Five hundred delegates from all parts of the world, including the United States and Canada attended. Garibaldi’s Son is Dead. Rome, Aug. 24—Menottle Garibaldi, eldest son of the Italian patriot. Is dead. He had been suffering from a liver complaint, complicated by dys enterv and due to balaria. Funeral 1 will occur Tuesday. THE CUP DEFENDER. Th* Reliance Outfooted and Out pointed t)ie Shamrock. Now York. Auk. 21.—Ore ot tho big gost cro\v«|.-« of sightseers and yachts men that ever sailed down Sandy Hook to wit no 8 ait attempt of a for eign cup hunter to wrest tront Amer ica tic yachting supremacy of the world, returned to New York Thurs day disappoints* I because the sea had i cl used a field of conthat to the racers, hut nevertheless, jubilant In tho con viction that Sir Thomas Upton's latest challenger, like the two Shamrocks which had preceded her. was doomed to return to England empty handed. Of course the race Thursday was not absolutely conclusive owing to the lig’it and shifting character of the airs, but in a 15-tuile heat to wind ward. a portion of which was sailed in a driving rain, the cup defender, Reliance, showed its heels to Sham RELIANCE ON HER TRIAL SPIN. rork III. In commanding style, and In weather conditions which were sup posed to he to the particular liking of the challenger. During the last two hours of the race Reliance steadily increased Its lead, rounding the turn a mile ahead of Shamrock. Heading l»ack for home close hauled. Reliance had Just reach ed Shamrock, still outward bound, when, it being apparent that the race could not be finished in the time al lowancc. the regatta committee boat, at R:4f> fired the signal which declared fhe race ofT Under the rules the first race, lf» miles to leeward or windward and return, is row postponed until Saturday. New York, Aug. 24.— In the Interna tional yacht race Saturday afternoon between the American yacht Reliance and the British boat Shamrock III., the former beat the cup challenger nine minutes. WIFE OF A DESTITUTE STRIKER, She Attempted to Kill Herself and Her Focr Children. Philadelphia. Ang 24.—Two chi! dren are dead from Inhaling Illumi nating gas. They are Clara and Ber tha Iloder. Their mother and two oth er children are in i dangerous con dition. Mrs. Roaer s«'ld she had at tempted to murder her children and commit suicide. She said that her husband, who Is a textile striker, was without money, and that the family, who were without food, would have been forced to va cate their home Saturday. REACHED NEW YORK. The Battleship Massachusetts Will Go in Dry Do^k. Now York. Aug. 24.—The United State* battleship Massachusetts whlrh was considerably damaged on August 12 by striking on a ledge of rocks dur ing n fog while off the Maine cos.-it, reached New York harbor Sunday night. She was convoyed by the bat tleship Indiana and the navy tug !’<• tomac. The Massachusetts will go in dry dork at the New York navy yard. Brooklyn, for repairs. CONVICT JOSEPH MURPHY. One of the Men Who Escaoed From Folsom Prison Captured. Rr-no. Npv , Aue 24.—Convict Jo Reph Murphy, who esc ape I from Fol Rom prison, was captured here Sunday night. Convict Frank Miller was with Murphy at the time, hut Jumped off the side wall, into the willows. Sev era I shots vero fired at him hut he escaped in the darkness. A large posse Is on the frail of Miller and his capture is expected at any moment. Charles Carroll Bonney Dead. Chicago. Aug. 24.—Charles Carroll Bonnev. who was president of the World's Congresses of the Columbian exposition, died here Sunday of pa ralysis after an illness of three years. Roundhouse and Snope Burned. Beaumont. Tex., Aug. 24.—The roundhouse and machine shops of the J-anfa Fe railroad in this city burned Sunday night. Five engines and $20. Ortf) worth of maehinery were totally destroyed, the IRss being estimated at $100,000. Kills Three Men. Toronto, Aug. 24.—The packing .house of the Ontario Powder Co. Tweed, Ont.. was blown up and three men were killed. The explosion broke many plate glass windows la the towrv and injured buildings. | STATE NEWS ITEMS. | Cipt. George \V. Rowley. of Mason county, traveling salesman for the Buf lalo t\V. Va.) Milling Co.. dkM sudden ly *n SI- Albans from acute indiges tlon. brought on by eating cantaloupe. Ills home was in Leon. 1 housands of rock bass, black bass and trout, with which Decker's creek was stocked three years ago, have boou killed by sulphur water drained from a coal mine into the creek, near Morgantown. The creek is the only source of drainage and Is tilled with dead fish. "Aunt" Mnry Haylton. aged 98 yean, the oldest woman in Southern West Virginia, died on the Dickenson Wise border line. She was the mother of -«» children, and had many descend ants over the mountains. The strike of the miners at the Klngwood Coul Co.'s mine at Howes vllle hns been settled amd the men have resumed work. Three miners had some misunderstanding with the storekeeper and were discharged, which called for the strike In sym pathy. The Ornsselli Chemical Co., the $10. 000.000 chemical and rug manufactur ing concern, with headquarters in Cleveland, O.. commenced the ereetlou of a branch factory at Clarksburg. Ed Angus, a prisoner, while being conveyed to prison, leaped from a train running at the rate of 40 miles an hour and made his escape at Mont gomery. Miss Ethel Reynolds and Mr. I*. D. Arnett were married ut Morgantown. The bride Is the daughter of Prof. 1*. B. Reynolds, of the state university. The groom Is a teacher In the Wiscon sin normal school in Oshkosh. George Ory. aged 10, was drowned while playing on a log raft at Park ersburg. Two small boyH saw him drown, but one was afraid to tell and the other told and was not believed. His body was found. wish Louanna Cain, charged with shooti n g Mrs. Perloy Reach, was ells ralsacd at Parkersburg on the ground of self-defense. Mrs. Reach says she will sue for divorce. M F. Murphy, a freight conductor on the Ravenswood, Spencer & (Renville division of the Baltimore & Ohio road, fell between two cars at Crow Sum mit and was killed. Ills home was at Spencer. Morris Campbell and- Thomas Ar thur, brothers-in-law, fought over some trivial matters at St. Alhaus. Camp bell struck Arthur on the Jnw with his fist, knocking him down, and in fall Ing Arthur’s head struck a stone, caus Ing concussion, from which ho died. I.eslle Coleman, a minor prisoner, with a Imll and chain attached, In some wny managed to escape with the hall and chain at Montgomery. Cater the hall and chain mine hack by express, with a card reading. "With the rompllments of Leslie Coleman." C. W. Ilcdrlck. of Lonora, was car ried IS miles to Hinton on a stretcher by nine of his friends, who took him to a hospital for an operation. HI* wife, 16 years old, accompanied him on foot, ministering to him on the way. Charles H. Williams, of Lynchburg Va.. filed suit in the United States court at Parkersburg against John B Hart and others of Clarksburg for $500,000 damages. Hart sold 14,000 acres of timber land, a railroad, saw mill and other property In Upshur and adjoining counties to Williams for $250,000. Williams claims he sold the property to the Randolph Coal and Lumber Co. for $1,000,000, but t rat the title was found defective. The Randolph Coal and Lumber Co. re fused to pay. Hart brought suit and Williams claims ho will lose $500,000 profit ho would have made had the title* been good. A charter was Issued at Charleston to the Huntington l,nwr«nre Oil Co., of Huntington. to operate for oil and gas; capital stock, $f>0.000; Incorpora tora: C. H. Hall. P.octorsville. o.: C. F. Cole, \V. O. Walton. I»on C. Huh acll and Frank B. Knalow, of Hunting ton. A car on flic Pan-llandlc Traction line near Wheeling while running at full ap®cd, struck a row and broke tty leg. The nnlrnal wan ao badly Injured that It had to be allot. While the crew were getting the animal off the track the farmer who owned tin- row came tip with a big knife and a black jack Conductor D. Murray unstained a knif** wound in the nrm and Motortnan Tay lor waa hit on the head with the black Jack. A citizen of Hrrtoke county wnj badly beaten during the light At lengtli the m»-n cleared the track and started toward Wheeling The aftn'k ing party tirew atone* and smashed nearly all the windows In the far. No one was hit by the rocks. Auditor Arnold C. Schorr said the other night regarding the gubernato rial boom launched In his favor: “I am not a candidate for governor. Ah to whether 1 would accept the noml nation at the hands of my party, that la another question. The governorship of West Virginia Is an honor that no man would refuse. hut I still cling to the aame old-fashioned Idea that, the office shon'd seek the man." Chemical Worka Damaged By Fire. Camden, N. .1., Aug. 21.—The plant of the Chemical Co. General of the United States was damaged by Are Thursday night to the extent of |’2S. 000. Five buildings were destroyed. The Are was caused by spontaneous combustion. John Mohr Dead. Chicago. Aug. 21.—John Mohr, the well-known holler manufacturer, died Thursday. He was born In Germany In 182fi and came to America in 1812, i 1 arriving in Chicago In 1848. •hr rdl I II lilt lllra raar do do do od o THE SUNDAY SCHOOL. **••*•■ th» iBUraalUMl goyf *•» Awgwst SO, 1M3-D«tM Sami. .-C.1I <1 Sam . :<:3 li 11-*.) E. And David aroit. «m] came to Iht plait where Saul had pitched: and David hehel* Ih* place where 8aul lay. and Abner tbo •on of Ner, the captain of hla host; and Saul lay In the trench, and the peoplm pitched round about him. E Then answered David and said tm Ahlmelech the Hlttlte, and to Ablshal tha •on of Zerutah. brother to Joab. saying. Who will go down with me to Saul to tha camp? And Ablshal said, I will go dowm with thee. 7. So David and Ablshnl came to the pes> pie b> night; and, behold. Saul lay sleeplns within the trench, and hla spear stuck lm the around at his bolster; but Abner and the people lay round about hint. • Then said Ablshal to David. Qod hath delivered thine enemy Into thine hand thla day; now therefore let me smite him, I pray thee, with the spear even to tha earth at once, and 1 will not .mite him tha sec ond time. 9. And David suld to AbUhai, Destroy him not; for who can strttch forth his hand Msnlnst the Lord's anointed, and be guilt less? 10. David said furthermore. As tha Lor4 w*i * the Lord shall smite him; or hla day. shall come to dta, or ha shall descend Into battle and perish. 11. Tha Lord forbid that I should stretch forth mine hand against t he Lord’s anoint ed; but I pray thee, take thou now tha spear that Is at his bolster, and tha crusa of water, and let us go. 1L Ho David took the spenr and the crusa of water from Saul's bolster; and they gat them away, and no inun saw It, nor knew It, ii* It h» r a* ukt’d; for thry w<*re all unitep; because a deep sleep from the Lord wu fallen upon them. a a a ^ Then said Saul, I have sinned; return. m> son David; lor I will no more do thee harm, because m> soul was precious In thine eye* this day; h« hold, I have played the fool, and have erred exceedingly. Zl. And David answered and said, Hehold the kina's spear! and let one of the young men come over atul fetch It. *3. The Lord render to every man hla righteousness and his faithfulness; for the Lord delivered thee Into my hand to-day, hut I would not stretch forth mine hand against the Lord's anointed. And, behold, ns thy life was much set by this day In min- eyes, so let my Ilfs be much set by in the «> es of the Lord, tnd let lllm deliver me out of the tribula tion. £*< Then Saul suld to David, Blessed bo thou, my son David; thou shalt both do Kt*at things, and also shalt still prevail. Hu David wi nt on his way, ami Haul re lurmd to his place. UUI.UKN Ti:\'r,-Lnvr your earn,lea. <lo itnutl In ibtm nhlrb hale ,ua_ Laka Oi*T. OITTUNK OF SCRIPTURE SECTION D»Vld an rxll*.. Ham ,21-«. Haul * pursuit of David.I Hum , 23-H. David aparltiK Haul.I Hum .1*5:8-14 David's appeal to Saul.1 Ham.. 28:13-20. Haul's repentance.1 Sam., 28:21-1&! TIMK. —Probably about UlCO B. C. PLACE.—Oath and Kelbih. t David, the popular hero, in an exile, Not u man in jP Isruel Is so baloved, yet lie line to leave his wife and home, and become .an outlaw. The jealous hatred of King Saul is ir* reconcilable, and Jonathan, his best friend, advises him to give up all hope of returning to eourt. Whither shall he fire? Not to Hamah or to ilethlehein. He would t|ulekly be traced to either place, and neither Jesve nor Samuel could protect him long. So he turns his steps south* westward, toward the land of his bit* terest enemies. Saul's anger was not appeased by David's departure from eourt. Ho now avowedly seeks Ills'life. Hearing of David’s exploit, of reselling tha city of Keilah from the Philistlues. Haul pursues him there with tha royal army; lint David and his littla band elude him. Then the enraged king limits David for many months, through the wildernesses of Ziph, -Mion and Kn-grdi, but is unable to rapture him, though onee the king himself fails n prisoner to Dnvid in the rave of Kn-gedi, and David with surprising graciouanesa allows him to depart unharmed. Informed by the Ziphitrn of Dav id’* whereabouts, Saul cornea with an army of 3,000 men and encamp* at Ilnchilnh. “Abner the ion of Ner: Saul * uncle (nett 14:50). “Within the place of the wagons:** Not "trench" hh in tin* old version, but referring to the wagon* and bag gage which formed a barricade about the camp. “Who will go:” It wu» and In customary to ask for volun teer* for Hpeeiully hn/nrdouii service. “Abishnl:” Son of Zeruinh, David'* sister, and one of David's most gal lant adherents. Entering tiie ene my's camp at night was a perlloua ndventure. but David had nerved long enough under Snul to know him pret ty well. He had placed no pic kets on guard. “His spear ... at hia head:” Not “bolster" as in the old version, but lifernlly “the plare where Id* head is.” Even to-day in Arab camps, the -heik's spear is thus placed. “Jehovah's anointed:” Tha origin of the troublesome doctrine: “The divine right of kings” to gov ern vv rong. "David took the spear:** Perhaps the very weapon that Saul in Ills madness had hurled at him. David, by his merciful treatment of his enemy, conquered him. lie over enme evil with good. Apparently Saul'- feeling toward him changed. Vet the astute David trusted him not There was a ring of falxenes* in his verbose confession of foolish sinfulness, which warned David to keep out of his reach. .So, in spite of Saul's profession of good-will to his “son David." each went his own way, distrusting the other. Shot nil Shell. Actual liberty centers in essential loyalty. Subtle temptations need swift re sistance. Ifesteii oft takes in what earth casts out. It takes s great man to comprehend himself. When Christ is the alphabet life be comes God’s literature. A truly great name was never bought at the price of a good one. The wind of words will not carry tha | flying machine of pride over th« walla of repeot«uce.--JUm'i lioru.