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Genius and Jealousy.
There are evils which no amount of logic will drive out of us, but which sometimes go out as the heart leaps up and responds to what some other heart says about tlieni. There are certain great frauds which the world imposes upon men, and uhiih we deeply suspect to Vie frauds, but still have no power against. We believe every thing twice at least, once because it seems reasonable, and once be cause we have experienced it. The mind, however, will admit the evil of a tiling long before the feelings admit it too, and long be fore the conduct grudgingly opens Up a thoroiiL'hfare to something better. One of the strangest things about humanity ' is the way in which it hugs its own pain rather than take the lesser pain of God's imposing. It takes faith to part with the pain we put upon ourselves as much as it docs to take up Clod's joy. A large part of the faith which leads a character to God is to believe that there is really nothing in the lite we leave behind. A man sur veys in some rational hour the sins which have ravaged his life, set-ins: the ravage, and knowing that it will ineiea-'c, and v he i tempt ed to believe that there is still some stood in it, am! that it may be a mistake to leave it until it has yielded up its lastiota of pleas ure. This is one of the greatest tests of faith, to surrender our selves to the new trust that those ! tilings into which wi have lived so much, to which we have fitted ourselves s,i long, have really nothing in them. Every man who takes up the lite ot righteousness has to leave some habits still in vitingly warm and their pleasures unexhausted By no exercise of the mind alone can we reason out the fundamental unattracti veness of sin while staying in the midst of it. The righteous man is always a. pilgrim, always going out into the. cold on the strength of some noble hearsay, always having some good reason to suppose that he has left some good things behind. These subtler evils of the soul have become so implicated with it that it is often only by taking an other's word on the matter that we can be helped out of it. One of these evils is jealousy. It is to be spoken of with indignation, not indignation against those who harbor it, but indignation against the awful waste of some of the worid's best genius which it firings about in those who are jeilous. .So pitiful is it that we can afford Air a little to forget the hateful side of it. Jealousy almost always comes to us under the guise of helping our genius to get its rights. Jeal ousy is the sin of the ambitious; it is a refined fcrm of sin. and it cornea with all sorts of offers in its hand, and leaves all sorts of rob beries in its train. Perhaps, if we could know more about men's pov erties of spirit, we should find that no vice had robbed us of more gen ius than this. It is a hateful tiling, but we need to .Tate it rather thai: its victims. The world would teem with a vastness of welcm.ie genius quite unknown to it, if this vice might loosen its grip on many a choice soul. It cheats people as to the cause of their poverty, and tells them it is because others are rich. Thus many a man who wants to be something, and to create some thing is lead away from it by ex cessive wonder at the wavs and means and gifts by which others have arrived at the end, uutil at last it seems as if they had been unduly favored, and then the soul longs for some power not its own, and yet not God's; and God's is the only power we have a right to yearn for, or that our yearnings will bring. Jealousy leads the BOul to hate where its very salva tion would be to admire, to yearn for admiration, and et the same time making it forget that the only thing which the wmld permanently admires is being true to one's self. Then one comes to douot whether he can ever do anything, ami, be lieving he cannot, lie conceives everybody's success to h: a taunt instead of an inspiration. The great fraud prays upon the fruitful world of the 'mm an spirit, and blights one rich soul after an other. It is one of the saddest things in the world. It holds up before the soul th v'sion of what it may be, but the vision shinti over other fields than those of our own soul, and says we must win those av.ay from their possessors, while in our own souls the rich soil that might wave with better harvest grows parched and dry. Genius goes down before, for one of the ineradicable marks of genius is belief in one's sell. Jealousy never added one solitary fiber to our strength, nor put one gift in our posession, as we can all con fess. The soul never takes the vacated position of another; it can take no position but its own. Col eridge, failing of many things that others around him had, and seeing them flourish with a success which his soul must often have yearned for, yet remained himself and said serenely: "Genius may co-exist with wildness, idleness, folly, even with crime, but not long, believe me, with selfishness, and the in dulgence of an envious spirit. It dwarfs and withers its worship ers." There are hosts of people today for whom the world would gladly make a place, and to whom it would give a royal welcome, ifonly they could see that another's place has nothing to do with theirs. The world is clad of any new form of work or any old work done in a new and untried way -To ba noth ing in this great, surging, changing world is indeed an awful thing; and so men try to be something in their own way, despising God's way as a poor mediocre thing that has no regard to their peculiar abilities, and they forsake his wav for some borrowed favoritism which turns to ashes in the touch. The surest way to he nothing is to try to be something against the will of God And God's loving keenness :'n seeing -what will absolutely make the best of us and the most of'us battles with our little ambi tions, and he loves our genius and our sticceeJing more than we ever dream of. No popularity will rob your genius of what it may right fully be. The day will dawn upon the earth when all popularities will depend on whether they 8 re popular with God, and men who hr.vr, striven for the will-o'-wisp of popular favor will find that this ancient f4vor abides always within the reach of all. Jealousy does away with appre ciation, and, without that, no spir it becomes fine. The man who freely admires is the man who freely adds to himself. God is a jealous God, jealous of our jealous ies; for they obstruct one of his royalties, the royalty of giving to us. And so one longs to go in love and I'ri"iidliness to some soul borne down with the sight of others' suc cess and say to him eagerly: "There is something in you that I we want jut as much as what we an; getting from those noted ones. We know it is you, we feel cheated of vour genius, and we will stand by you until your soul shall bring forth its own native harvest. They who have genius want more genius in the world to rejoice in. One common g-niin burns trader all souls. !H "Mi- lire burns uinler Etna and Vesuvius. No man does more than to keep open the outlets of his own soil for th powers God will st-nil through them. Free ut terance for the greatest there is in you, this is the most God ever gave or can give." Genius is. a relentless being of onc'o df under God, an honoring of, and being won by, our own vis ions. Envy is the leak which lets life out, so t h i. t it never rises abovs the brim. It hides sweetness, it silences our own powers, it'seals expression. But to overcome this with sheer force of will is impossi ble. A thing in which God has so large' a concern as in this, can not be carried through without him. God wants it more than we cm, and the issue from it is into obedience, to him. But there is peace and plenty for many a wan dering and jealous soul yet, and to find it is si treat salvation. "When I was in Nebraska near the Snake river, north of the Great Sand Hill, in 1859," said a Lew iston citzen, "We had four camps, situated about eighteen miles apart, and to go from Thome's camp to Durham's camp- it was necessary to go through a long piece of pine woods. For a number of months every one who had gone through the woods alone had' never came back. One day it was necessary that I should go through with a lot of money and no escort, and I set out on a horse that I got from a stable kept near Thome's camp. When I had nearly reached the woods, five miles out, my horse was taken ill and refused to go on. Clearly, to my medical eye, it had been poisoned slightly by some one. Soon what looked like a hun ter came along on a horse and of fered to swap, taking mine back to the stable if I would 4eave his horse with a trapper luar Durham camp. 1 ought to have seen through this, but I did not. I got on to the powerful horse of the Strang: r and started ilirough the five miles of woods. Half way through, without apparent reason, the horse broke into a trot, a gallop and finally a run, and, dashing off the trail through the woods, picked his way among the trees as nicely as if he had gone that way a hundred limes. "Pull as 1 would at the bridle, he paid no attention, but ran the faster. When he had leaped a brook and landed on the sand btyond, the marks of footprints alarmed me and I slipped off at the risk of my life. He ran on up a ravine, and I hid, fearing that it was a trap, as it afterward proved. In 1 a little while three men, armed with rifles, came back on the tndl, one riding the horse, now as calm as a lamb. I picked my way to the read and. got out to the camp. "Two weeks later ninteen of us fol lowed a man who had hired a horse at the same place I did. It was taken ill, and the same trapper came along on the same Inrse. When the horse dashed iato the woods, as he had been trained to do, ninteen or us dashed after him and finally arrived at the mountain camp of the robbers. We took every man seven of them -and, well! law was not well supported out there then, and no court sat nearer than 200 miles. We didn't cary the ras cals away from their own ca mpfire. The trained hoise met the fate of its owners. " Cat irrh Cured health ami sweet breath rest'ired by Slrl li' Catarrh Remedy. Price 50e. Nasal injector free. Says the Chicago Times-Herald of Friday: ' -Pretty little Victoria Hanson, the sweet sixteen-year-old schoolgirl wdio distinguished her self on Wednesday by discovering a burglar in the act of burglarizing, chased him through the streets, ran him down, and held on to his coattails until help came and he was arrested, deserves to be placed upon the police force forherpluck. Victoria evidently is not one of the shrieking or fainting sister hood. It was sufficient for her to know that the brute who struck her was a burglar and that he ought to be arrested, and that some one must act promptly and she acted. If her school duties interfere with her protection of the property of citizens, how would it do to make her an honorary mem ber of the force, and when the big fellows come up for review and in structions for Chief Liadenoch to read to them the story of Victoria Hanson as a fundamental lesson in the art of catching burglars?" 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