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Perrysburg journal. (Perrysburg, Wood Co., O. [Ohio]) 186?-1965, January 23, 1919, Image 3

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When frothy seas were running high
And oerlo winds went walling by I
And, dipped In hues of cinnabar,
The now, moon bared lier scimitar,
fralnt voltes whimpered from tho'gloom,'.
White fades drifted In the spume, '"
JVet locks upon tho waves wcro spread
Off Kinsale Head.
An angel hovered o'er the sea.
"Justice and right prevail," said he.
"The Prussian sword is snapped in twain.
Behold! tho world is safe again,
So, murdered innocents, sleep well
Beside the Lusltania's shell
At last they rest In peace, the dead,
Off Kinsale Head."
' Churning tho waters tnto snow,
Tho stately ships go to and fro.
Beneath them ln.tho deeps profound
Repose tho unforgottcn drowned.
,t v No banshee shrieks above the foam;
No phantoms o'er tho MBows roam;
.Where lurked assassins, hidden, dread,
Off Kinsale Head.
Ol mothers, babes and maidens fair.
Whose graves are in tho lamprey's lair,
Twos not in vain you met yonr fate
Xour cold hands opened freedom's gate
The Lusitania's shattered bones
Have battered down a dozen thrones,
' Though fathoms under lies her bed,
Off Kinsale Head.
Fireside Talks
With Members of the Newspaper
Bible Glass
By REV. E. B. ALLEN, D. D.
Pilgrim Congregational Church
Oak Park, 111.
44V4'H"M-
In a Hurry
KH"5'4' ::::?:: :::.
"Americans heat iho world when It
comes to getting things dono with a
rush," said 'Pomp.
"Tho troublo with us Is that wu nro
in too big a hurry about everything,"
pessimistically observed Quag.
"In tlio grand old days when peoplo
did things in a lo.iaurely way thoy did
them right. My grandfather, tor in
stance, bought, a chair when ho was
first married, nml It's In my liouso
today, as strong nml acrvlceablo u.s
when It was first made. My wife likes
to use it, so I decided to buy a chair
for myseir, ono that I could havo out
doors, under my vino and fig tree. I
went to the furniture store and bought
ono that looked substantial enough 'to
hold up an elephant. It coat me four
time3 what grandfather's chair cost
him.
"It was sent out to my house, and I
seated myself wllu ,tho evening paper
and expected a happy tlmo. But pres
ently tho chair yawed over to ono
side and came down in a heap and
dumped me on the concrete walk and
practically ruined a lot ot my ribs, I1
am too old a man to bo doing gym-1
nasties tjiat way. Investigation showed '
that ono of tho legs of tho chair was
travorscd by u kuotholo light wlicro It!
vcnt Into the seat, and thn wood broke'
hK icre tho .knothole waa and let mo'
down.
"Tho fumlturo man wai qulto fair,
dvi acnt c;ut unothur chair, but that
didn't uinko my Injured slats feel any
bettor. The point 13 Mint such a chair
shouldn't have been offered for sale lu
tho first paco.
"Last spring I bought a ladder so
that I could go up to Die roof ot tho
house wlicro sonio shingles wore loose.
I .don't suppose you evor saw a better
looking ladder. It was the kind of
ladder In appearance, that would In
spire confidence In tho most skeptical
heart. I took a hammer and sonio
nails and began climbing It, and when
I, was half way up the rung on which
my weight rested broke In two, and it
was pathetic in tho extremo the way
I hurtled down through about fivo
mites of space and landed in an old
rainwater barrel.
"The man from whom 1 bought tho
ladder was very sorry, lie sunt out
another ladder, and that was ill right,
and showed the proper spirit, but it
didn't restore my wounded hide.
"I am going to take out a license as
a lecturer and mako tho"'rounds"of thlT
country anhnnlhntmpa nrr.lnr.Hin i-lnlno-
genoration to learn to bo thoro and to!
no imngs right."
Ono may destroy moro character la,
a few minutes than ho can build ia a
llfotlme.
It is easier to preach good gospel
living than it Is to livo good gospol'
preaching.
Man Is the only animal that uses to
baecu to any inrgo extent nud seems
to lcllsh u.
Happy Eyes
Leave My Store
All Others Are
Invited IN.
LEO MARKS
Optometrist.-
424 Adams, near Superior.
Toledo, Ohio
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SUNDAY SCHOOL LESSON FOR
JANUARY 26, 1919:
"Israel Crossing the Red Sea."
Golden Text: "Jehovah saved Israel
that day out of the hand of the
Egyptians." Exodus 14.30.
Lesson: Exodus 14.21-15.2.
I. Crossing the Red Sea.
Whether we understand and can
explain it or not, the fact remains
that when Israel was between Phar
aoh and the deep sea, "Jehovah
saved Israel that day out of the hand
of the Egyptians." A great deliver
ance is otten a more permanent and
iiuul fact as a foundation of faith
thhn some theory of the plan of sal- bier and
vation. I have often met humble There are
Christians who were surer of their
faith, because of a vital experience
of God's help, than some scholars
because the latter approached their
Christian belief largely from an in
tellectual standpoint. That is why
Hie appeal to experience is often
broader and more final than the ap
peal to scholarship.
1 am principally concerned to say
that when you come to your Red Sea
there will be a way to get across.
"All that night,
Footsore and weary, wailing
with affright
The coming day;
The while their God was
op'ning up a way
All that night,
Piling on either side waves
mountain high,
Making for them a highway
broad and dry.'
Even as they, so slow to
learn are we ' ,
To trust Him wholly when
we cannot sec,
Beyond today,
Our broad highway?"
II. "Golt Mit Uns!"
-II is said that when the fighting
was still on in Flanders, the German
soldiers called out from their
trendies to the Americans, "Gott Mit
Uns!" It was to them, doubtless, a
genuine cry I Bui the unperturbed
and rollicking Yankee hoys opposite
them lifted a Red Cross mitten on a
bayonet and shouted in reply, "We
got milieus, too!"
When is God with n nation? What
nation hns the best right to assume
that God is with it today? Is Uod a
German God? Or an Anglo Saxon?
Or a white man's God only?
God is with all humanity in a no-
more signuicant sense,
none in sore distress'
whom he cannot and will not help.
In the darkest days ot our Civil War
Governor Ogilvie, of Illinois, became
utterly depressed. For a time the
Union armies had been steadily driv
en back, and he wrote President Lin
coln that he feared all was' lost. Lin
coln sent back this telegram: "Dear
Dick: Read Exodus 14.13: Fear ye
not, stand still, and see the salva
tion of the Lord.'"
There is not only deliverance for
men from sorrow and disaster but
from sin. The "Puncher" was a
1 1 prize-fighter by profession, and it
would seem as though he had
dropped about as low as a human
being could possibly fall and still re
tain the human .semblance. So low
down the incline had he gone that
he was seriously meditating the mur
dering of his wife "for the tun of it."
He was in a saloon drinking at the
lime it happened. At the time what
happened? Well, something extra
ordinary took place that is sure. We
cannot slop to detail, but anyway, he
came out of Hie evil resort, went di
rect to his wife whom he, had mark
ed for murder, and this is what
he said, "Mollie, I am going to join
the Salvation Army." Mollie, of
course, was incredulous, but they
went to the meeting. They both
marched up to the penitents' bench.
And now may we quote from the
book? "I cannot describe my sensa
tions. The past dropped clean away
from me; it dropped like a ragged
garment. An immense weight wras
lifted from my brain. I ten light
as air. I fell clean, I felt happy. I
felt my chest swell, I cannot say
what it was. AH I know is that there
at that bench I was dismantled of all
horror and clothed afresh in new
ness and joy."
And the other stories cited in Har
old Begbie's book are quite as re
markable. They arc illustrations of
deliverance from a most incredible
captivity. There is nothing in Holy
Writ more wonderful. The change
in these poor derelicts seems simple,
but behind it is the mighty nowar of
the gospel of the Cross,' and the truth
for which that gospel stands that
the very lowest can be loved and
lifted into the liberty of the Light
of God.
PAINTINGS OF FAMOUS GENERALS OF THE WAR
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FOR SALE
Interurban Bus- Line,
garage with good trade,
double house, steam heat,
electric lights, 1 1-3 acres
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100 Slightly
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We vulcanize, retread and
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