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VOLUME XXIV.
ACCOMAC C. H., VA., SATURDAY, JULY 8,1905.
NUHBER 49
8. JAMES TURLINGTON,
Attorney-at-Law.
OKKICKS?Arcouia.'C. H. and Fair';
Oaks, Va.
Practices in nil the court* on thc
Kastern Shore of Virginia,
JNO. R and J. HARRY RRW,
Attornt vs -et-1 aw,
Offices?Accoinac C. H., and Parks
ley. At Accomac C. H., every Wed?
nesday.
Will practice In all the courts on the
Eastern Shore of V;rg ula.
ROY D. WHITE,
-Attorney-at-Law.
Offices: Parksley aud Acco.uac C. H '
Practices in ?ll courts of Accomac
*nd Northampton Counties.
Prompt attention to all business.
WARNER AMES,
?-Attorney-at-Law,
Offices.?Accomac 0. H, and Onan?
cock.
At Aeeomao C. H. e^ery Wednes?
day aud Friday.
Will practice in all the courts of
Accouiac aud Northampton couti tie*
JOHN 8. PAR80N8,
Attorney-at-Law,
Accomac C. H.. Va.
Will practice in al courts of Acco
mao and Northampton counties.
STEWART K. POWELL,
Attorney-at-Law,
Will practice in all the courts of
Accomac and Northampton counties.
Office?Onancock, Va.
Will be at Accomac OL H., every
Wednesday -nd court days.
JOHN E. NOTTINGHAM, JR.,
Attorbkt-at-Law,
Franktown. Va.
Practices in all the courts on the
__st.ru Shore of Virginia.
Will be nt Eastville and Accomac
3. H. first day of every court and at
Eastville ery Wednesday.
Otho F. Mears. 9. Waiter Mapp
MEARS &MAPP,
Attorneys-at-Law,
Offices:?Eastville, Northampton Co.,
ant5 iieooMk CE.
Practice in all courts on the Eastern
Shore of Virginia.
U. Q. RTHRGIS
?Attorney-at-Law.?
O?M0_S? Accomac C. H., Onancock
and Eastville.
At Accomac C. H. every Monday
aud Wednesday.
Practices in all courts on Eastern
Shore. Bankruptcy cases a specialty.
DR. ELD. LILLISTON,
DENTIST.
?Accomac C. H., Va.,
Office hours from % a. m. to 5 p. m
Will be at Parksley every Tuesday
FRED E. RUEDIGER.
?OODNTy ?:0:? 8CRVKV0R,
Accomac C. H. Va.
Thoroughly equipped with latevt
and best instruments onVrs his ser?
vices to citizens ot Aecom ic.
Will meot all engagements promptly
INJURE with your
HOME PEOPLE.
A. C. Matthews,
Special Agent for
The Mutual Life Insur?
ance Co*, New York,
Office in the Drug Store at
TEMPERANCEV1LLE VIRGINIA.
G. L. Geiger & Co.,
Druggists and Pharmacists.
Ouancock, Va.
Dealers in Pure Drugs, Chemicals
Fine Toilet Articles of all kinds, Tobac;
joh, Smoking aud Chewing, Cigars
Cigarettes, Pipes, &c Try our Spark
the Lest Five cent cigar on the market
We are agents for The Heath .Sc Milli
gan House and Carriage Paiuts, thc
best in the market, Arctic Soda wa er
with Pure Fruit Syrups, Lowueys can
dies, full assortment. Special attentioi
given Preescriptiou.
Dinton hy Mai' Promptly Filled
G. L. GEIGER & CO.
Onancock, Va.
Agent for the Angle Lamp.
rrt<S
WM. P. BELL & CO.,
Accomack C. H., Va.,
Druggists.
A FULL LINK OF
FANCY ARTICLES,
DRUGS,
OILS, PAINTS,
SEEDS, &C,
KEPT ON HAND AT LOWEST TRICES.
Here You Will Find
Thousands ol'useful articles not
kept by any other house on the
Shore and when you need such
articles simply give us a call and
we will not only serve you with
it promptly, hut with anything
you may wish from our
"MAMMOTH STOCK.
We cany full lines of Staple
and Fancy goods at all times
consisting of
Dry Goods, White Goods, Notions, Hosiery, Neckwear, Under- (
wear, Shoes in all qualities and styles for men, youths', hoys,
ladies, misses and children. Mattings, Carpets, Floor and Table
Oil Cloths, Etc.
Immense lines of Queensware, Lamps and Lanterns, Glassware,
Tinware, Wood and Willow-ware, Hardware, Cutlery, Guns
and Ammunition.
Staple and Fancy Groceries, Canned Goods, Baked Goods, Con?
fectionery, Fruits, Vegetables, &c.
Meats?Fresh and Salt?all kinC_S<^~
Hay, Corn, Oats, Bran, Middlings, Chops, Wheat, Rye, Etc.
We will not only treat you well,
hut make special effort to give you
ila worth ofvour money. Come
and see us. Very respectfully,
W. T. WINDER.
Call on us
If you want at Lowest Prices,
General Merchandise, Furniture, Cook Stoves, Healers, fc
We have now a larger and better
assorted stock in these and other
lines than we have ever carried be?
fore.
We have in stock also car of wire fence, assorted heights.
Rogers & Boggs, Melfa, Va.
Hay Coal, Flour, Bricks, Lime, Lathes.
Shingles, Terra Cotta Piping,
General Merchandise
PHOSPHATE WIRE FENCE.
IN Furnitu'. lg Rocker*?both in Cobler .Seat*and Reed suitable lor Xnmm Ph
IN Terra ('<?:? [zea: 6. 8,10.12.15.18. 31 and 24, bought <1>h i fi'""
Ute kl ... m. m Int! f< ?? ll tut.c ? ?ill
r to lt in quality and will iaat a centum.
IN Uenerai _< ~ elected and in | i ariety. and wc ca itt ta
a Idition I i b >\ ? kl* I I .: nih. ? Imi>l
! ;n. Heir. "utiii- , *?? SW
j. w. Mm \"? i?i.v foi rpo! casb and nell ai the lowed
lv^ryu of
Joim W. Augers & Bros.,
ONLY. VA.
Fertilizers, Seeds, Hay, Mill Feed,
GENERAL MERCHANDISE &G
For sale I j the undersigned at lowest margin of profit
SHINGLES, ali sizes aud grades -best No. 1 heart a specialty.
SALT?Always on hand.
FERTILIZERS?To suit all crops and of beat grades.
TERRACOTTA PIPING-all sizes-also Plastering Hair, Lime, Bricks.
FARMING IMPLEMENTS-Plows, Harrows, ic.
MILL FEEDS?All kinds and always at bottom priers, alto Hay, Oom, *c.
GENERAL MERCHANDISE-Inciuding a line of farmers' supplies of
many kinds.
Your patronage solicited? and prices right In all lines.
J. W. Barnes, Bloxom, Va.
<^?Coal, Flour, Furniture, Terra Cotta Piping,?^>
General Merchandise, &_.
For 8ale at Lowest Prices.
Bricks, Lime, Hair, Laths, Nails and
other Building Material.
John Lucas Best Paints and other grades.
Furniture?many grades.
Terra Cotta Piping?all sizes.
Flour of different brands to suit the trade.
General Merchandise, large stock, and sufficient variety to meet
the wants of ail customers.
J. J. BAILEY Sc BRO-.
-ONLEY, VA.
Building fMeMalHamwarc and Feed.
We have one of the BEST LINES of BUILDING MATERIAL and
HARDWARE that can be produced. A trial order will prove tliisfact.
eeeeWE ARE PREPARED TO FURNISH ESTIMATES OrW*_
Doors, Sash, Blinds, Mantles, Newells, Stair
Rails, Mouldings, Brackets, Shingles, Bricks,
Lime. Cement, Laths, Terra Cotta Piping,
and all kinds of Hardware aud Painter"?
Supplies.
SPECIALTIES:
Mill Supplies, such as Pumps, Pipe, Pipe
Fittings, Valves, &c, also Paints, Oils and
Varnishes, Steel Ranges, Heaters, Cook and
Oil Stoves.
We carry also a line line of FEED, such as Middlings, Bran, Corn and
Hay at wholesale and retail prices.
We are manufacturers of BARRELS and BARREL flATERIAL, aud
make a specialty of Barrel Headings in Car Lots.
The prices on thc above will be RIGHT. Call and see us before buying.
Parksley Manufacturing Co., Inc.,
Succe-ors to E. T. PARKS 4 CO..
Parksley, Va.
Thos. C. Kellam, Onancock, Va.,
DEALER IN
Tombstones, Iron Railing.&c
Fine Bugglet and Carriages,
Oil and Lead Paints 90 cents
per gal.
Oxide Roof and Barn Paint
60 cents per gal.
Wrought Iron Railing-lu cents per foot and up.
Galvanized " " 70 " mm ii
Cahnage
Sermon
By Rev.
Frank Dewitt Talmage, D.D.
-ii
i
Los Angeles, Cal., July 'J. In this
sermon a new aapcet ls given to the
patriotic holiday. Tba text is III John
14, "Our frienda salute thee."
God pity the man without a country!
Cod pity sueh a man as Philip Nolan,
whom Kdward Everett Hale pictures
In bia famous story, who, 00 account of
his own sins, has lost the confidence
and the respect of the people among'
whom he was boru ami who on account
of those sius is excluded from the land
of hla hirth! God pity the man who
does not glory lu the sacrifices .'nd tri?
umphs of hu nation's heroea __d hero?
ine-, who does uot live In hil country's
hoi'es and who does not feel a thrill of
honest pride when he mentions his
birthplace and avows, as did Paul, "I
am a man which am a Jew of Tarsus,
a city lu Clltcla, a cltlaen of no mean
city." Cod pity, I say again, the man
who does uot feel In every part of his
body, mind and aoul that the laud of
his nativity ls the bast place In all tim
world lu which to be born, that his peo?
ple are the best people lu all the world
with whom to associate, does not hope
that the place of his cradle will las thc
place of his sepulcher!
Such ls the patrlot'e bout where'er wa
roam;
His Ant best country ever ls _t home.
"That man is little to be envied,"
wrote Iuch Kenneth, "whose patriot
Ism would not gain force upon his
country's plains of Marathon and
whose piety would not grow warmer
umoug her ruins of lona." That Amer?
ican's life ls uot to be Marte, who,
with a cold, lethargic temperament
and tramore, heart, could go aud look
at tlie Lexington couiuootm, where a
little handful of furumrs dared defy
the British soldiers, or upon Breed's
hill, commonly called Hunker Bill,
where the tlrst cannon sounded forth
the call for the minutemen to rally for
America's liberties, or upon Valley
Forge, where iu the awful winter of
1777 ami 1778 George Washlugtou and
Ms brave wife shh "red and shook in
ramp with the common soldiers, or up?
on old Independence hall of Philadel?
phia, where the immortal document
of the Declaration of ludep-udeuce
was signed, or upon Yorktown, where
Cornwallis and his officer, were com?
pelled to surrender their swords to
the allied French and Ami rican ti top*,
which surrender practically ended the
1 lo ?ly conillct for American freedom.
But ** I lw?g*_ to lilli k over m.\ Ker?
illon which was to precede our national
holiday of the Fourth of July I said to
myself: "Have wo truly triumphed over
England 1 Are we truly lndepondeut
of our mother land? Has not the Brit?
ish nation c. iquered us lu truth aud
In fact? Has she not mid does she not
annually send over great Invading ar?
mies and annually demand that we
pay her not only gold, but things more
precious than gold? Yes, yes," I said
to myself, "England ls not a conquered
rivul, but a conquering friend. In?
stead of preaching ? patriotic sermon
to show how the American nation has
triumphed over the British empire I
will twist my thorne nround. I would
tell how the British empire has con?
quered America. And when I show
how the British empire has conquered
us I will glory lu that conquest, for
as England aud Scotland aud Ireland
have put their impress upon us, so we
In turn through them are helping to
put our Impress upon the whole world
for civilization anil for Christ."
Hon the Ilrltlah ('on<|uer?Ml America.
The British empire, in the first place,
has conquered America by the power
of the tongue. The tlrst words that we
learned to lisp nt our mother's knee,
the words that we snouted on the play?
ground and spoke before the school
desk, the words that we read in the
morning newspaper and In library
book and hear from our lecture plat?
form and pulpit are English words.
The language of thc American people
ls the language of England's rose and
of Scotland's thistle aud of Ireland's
shamrock. The same tongue wc speak
was spoken for centuries In the British
Isles. Therefore, though a new nation
was born ou July 4, 1774 lt was not a
new race. It was simply the Godden
of Liberty as a bride leaving the old
j English homestead and setting up in
housekeeping for herself. She still be?
longed to the old English family. She
.till spoke the mother tongue. More
than that, she was dominated by ber
mother's accustomed ways of thinking
and doing thiugs. And this tie of lan?
guage which binds the American peo?
ple to their British kindred cannot be
found binding us to any other nation
on earth.
When two nations like the British
people and the American people speak
the same language they must Inevita?
bly be one In feeling, lt does not make
much difference who sits upon the
English throne or who ls In America's
presidential chair, the two nations are
oue. They are one because they have
the same teachers. They are ono be?
cause they have the same legends. Tue?
are one because they naturally think
alike, whether they will or no. This
fact was beautifully Illustrated some
years ago when John Hay, then Amer
lean ambassador to London, spoke al
the unveiling of the bust of Slr Waltei
Scott In Westminster abbey.
"The books a boy reads," said Mr
Hay, "are those mo<d ardently admired
and longest remembered, and Ainerlcfl
reveled In Scott when the country was
Buy lt Now.
Now is the time to buy Chamber
Iain's Colic, Cholera and Diarrhoea
Remedy. It is certain to be needed
sooner or later and when that tiru*
comes you will need it badly?yoi
will need it quickly. Buy it now. Ii
may save life. For sale by
B. S. Ashby & Co.,
Accomac, and all county agencies.
______
younga ? I have heard from my fathor,
a pioneer In Kentucky, that In the early
daysflPthls rennin men would saddle
theirjfc.es and ride from all tho uetgh
iKirldBjfeounties to the principal post
townSf their region when a new novel
by tJKfiuthor of 'Waverley1 was ex?
pected, 'through all the Import?Si
lonnatlve dav-. Ol 'he republic |COtt
whs the favorlti .n! .or of the Ameri?
cana, at jd, while his writings may uot
he sald^lo have had any special weight
In our material and political develop?
ment, jet their influence was enor?
mous Upon the ta .lr and thu selitl
menta<?f a people peculiarly MNMlttTi
Influences from the very clr
cea of their environment."
>hn Hay said in reference to
mee of the pen of the Wizard
)tsford upon America eau he
greater or a less extent of nil
tn of English and Scottish and
aught
b-_lfti!<r? A*?oclattoas.
thinking cannot be divorced
mrhaii thinking. To the Amer
a map of the British Islea la
jere collection of city or town
Each spot has Its sacred his
? account of the men who have
ere and whose nelda of lull li?
re transatlantic as well aa cla
Home yeats ago I rode through
and England on a bicycle.
From filasgow I went to Ayr. There
I fouon that my youthful idol, Burns,
once lived. Iroiu Ayr I went to Ban?
nockburn and Stirling castle. There I
found that Bunker Hill was only an
echo of Stirling castle. Those old Scot?
tie, chiefs inspired America's ludo
peudonce. Prom Bannockburn I went
to Edinburgh. There I stood at the
gravee of Guthrie nnd chalmers aud
went ltto John Knox's old home and
recognised these men ns my 'embers.
From Edtnburgh I went down to the
lake region and there found Its poets,
my poets. There 1 reverently stood by
the roadside while a nurse led John
Ruskin past me- John Buskin then
with hie mind n Melrose abbey lo ruins,
but Jobn Buskin still?who wrote the
booka that are on my library shelves.
From there I went up to London. Al?
most erery place I stoped I could go
and find the grave of one of America's
benefactors.
England has conquered America by
the power of the tongue. Because the
same linguistic doors are opened to
both people the two nations are one in
sympathy and one In life. There ls an
old Baying among the Spaniards, "Co?
lumbus sot sall from Spain and dis?
covered America, but not until Wash?
ington Irving set sall for Spain was
the Alhambra discovered for the
Americans." That is true. From near?
ly all foreign la nd j are we separated
by the great "towers of Babel, the
towers.of unknown tongues." Around
these or over these but few of us have
tia linguistic ability to go or to climb.
But, th*n_h lietween us and England
rolla the Atlantic ocean _.<nhi niles
wide, the bridge of I common language
spans it. Over that bridge every day
walk UM British statesmen, the Brit?
ish reformers, the British authors, the
British preachers, the British leaders
of thought.
The British empire has conquered us
by the tongue, hut not by that alone.
Every year she studs over a great In?
vading army. This army of Invaders
ure stout of muscle and clear of eye
and brave of heart. They have thc
bravery to croea the seas. Y'es, but
they are also brave enough to bring
ulong their wives and children, and
gold, and picks, und shovels, and ma?
sons' trowels, and plumb lines. They
plainly and bluntly declare that they
have come to capture our lauds, and
sit upon our me ????andie thrones, and
form their colon;....lion settlements.
And as soon as they cnn get a foothold
here they say they will send over for
their fathers and mothers and brothers
and sisters to conic and live with them
in their now homes which they have
built in tho new land and which they
are ulrendy beginning to rule.
We find In America the English and
the Scotch and the Irish families every?
where. Supposing I should ask all
those whom 1 address to arise nud say
who were born lu the British Isles and
who are sons and daughters and grand?
children of ancestors who were boru
there, how many do you suppose would
stand up? A twentieth? A tenth? A
fourth? Yes, I think a fourth or even a
third ls not overstating thc numbers.
When the original thirteen colonies
won their nations 1 Independence we
had nil told In this country between
three and four millions of people. We
then had n smaller population than has
the present city of New York. In a lit?
tle over a hundred years wc have near?
ly HO.fxXt.OOO Inhabitants. Whence did
these people come? From the Ameri?
can cradle? Yes. The American stork
has budded her nests in the chimneys
of many homes. But thc American
stork from 4,000,000 pareuts could not
produce 80,*H)O,0iXi living descendants
in a little over a hundred years. The
vast numbers of the American Inhabit?
ants today enme over ns emigrants
from Europe or their fathere or grand
fathers came thus. And by far tho
largest proportion of these emigrants
came as an Invading army from the
shores of England and Bcptland and
Ireland.
The Great British Array.
Great is the British army of emigra?
tion! England defeated Napoleon Bo?
naparte at Waterloo with an army of
less than 70,000 men. The British em?
pire hurled back the Russian Slav from
the shores of the Black sea In the Cri?
mean war with an army of only 80,000
men. Havelock fought Lls way up
from tim coast to Lucknow and Cawn
pur with only 1,200 men. Robert
Clive, afterward Lord Clive, subjugat?
ed the whole Indian empire with only a
few thousand troops.
But, though thc British empire has
won many successes on land ns well
ns on sea with small armies and na
Good for Stomach Trouble and Com
stinatlon.
"Chamberlain's Stomach and Live]
Tablets have done me a great deal o
good," says ('. Towns, of Rat Portage
Ontario, Canada. "Being a ault
physic the after effects are not un
pleasant, and I can recommend then
to all who suffer from stomach dis
order." For sale by
B. S. Ashby & Co.,
Accomac, and all county agencies.
vies, she has not won her American
victory hy a small Dumber of emi?
grants. From Clasgow and Liverpool
anil London during the last hundred
years she has sent forth her best sons
and daughters by the hundreds of thou- '
sands and by the millions. Still that
Invading army ls calling across Hie
Atlantic for more re enforcements.
"Send me my brother and sister," calls
back the Irish servant girl to her par?
ents on Killarney lakes. "Let them
come to me, ai d I will pay their way."
"Send me the girl I once courted
among tho highland! or wooed under
the shadow of Linlithgow while I read
to her the triglc Story of beautiful
Queen Mary, who was born among
yonder hills," .vrtten the young Amer?
ica ni/ed Scotchman who ls winning a
fortune In the new world. "Send nie
my sisters and let them flee the Lou?
don fogs," writes the young English?
man who ls limning o Texas ranch.
Ah. yes, the Invading army of the
British empire ls growing. Her sons
and daughters have been rapidly mak?
ing a auccess among Michigan hills,
and Georgia, pines, and western prai?
ries, aud In metropolitan New York.
Am I wrong li statiig that the British
empire has ai du lr ld siege and cap?
tured Bunker Hill, with her Immi?
grants every year coming Into New
York harbor?
But the Brltl h empire demands from
us her annual -iports of gold. We are
told that the A nerlcau struggle for lib?
erty was bro'.gbt to n climax when
King George's prime minister demand?
ed that the thl teen colonies pay a tax
on tea. The I wtofl tea party was or?
ganized. One dark night a number of
young men, armed to the teeth, entered
those ships a;d tossed overboard all
the boxes cont hiing that imported tea.
"Taxatlou wi bout representation ls
wrong!" the pc iple cried. "We will not
pay a cent to the British throne untl1
King George allows our people to vote
In the house of commons." But when
George Wash! lgton took the oath of
office ns presld -ut of tho United States
did we then cease to have any further
dealings with British gold?
The Co-e-ext hr British Capital.
Have you in a rational mun ever
stopped to con dder how many Ameri?
can Industries have been fostered uud
built up by Biltlsh capital? The Brlt
sh workmen have eomc here by mil?
lions and setth d In our land aud taken
out naturalization papers. But the
Britts, capitalists, although many of
them have never crossed the seas, havo
sen' their mo leys here and invested
them herc by '.Ik* millions nnd millions
it pounds. The British capitalists nro
saying to our miners, "You run my
mines;" to our railroad men, "Y'ou run
my railroads;" to our street electric
car line president*, "You run my street
railways." Ye ., the British capitalists
have their moneys Invested in our
couutr, bj till millions of dollars. If
all British capital were to bo with?
drawn foti, our mattara tories and
railroad -tock and mining Industries
this country vould bear the most aw?
ful financial crash the work] has i'elt
since man beran to buy and sell for
barter ami geln. And, furthermore,
one of thc surest gnarann - - that Eng?
land will never go to war against
America ls that, as a financial uutiou,
she cannot afford to do so. She would
not only be fighting her own sons and
daughters, but she would be destroy?
ing her own pocketbook. The British
Immigrant ls here. The British mil?
lions are lnves'ed In American coal as
well as In Sheffield cutlery or Manches?
ter factory or Belfast linen or Clasgow
mills.
If the British empire ilonilnntos us In
a linguistic aid social and industrial
way, how mu?b more does she influ?
ence us in n religious way! Suppos?
ing our chun'li's had been the out?
growth of thc Spanish cathedral in?
stead of the Scottish kirk. What
would have happened! Supposing the
men who laid the religious foundations
of our theological seminaries had come
from another i lass than the Puritans,
dominated by the spirit of Rev. John
Robinson. _FDpOSlng the men who
taught us our Ideas of morality and
right had not been Inspired by the
teachings of a John Knox. Would we
still be the nation whose (tod ls Lord,
ns we are todnv? Thank Cod that the
gospel tires which are today burning
upon American hearths were once
started by tin live coals of the old
Puritans and t ie old covenanters.
The spiritual Ups of many centuries
nre pleading trom mir pulpits today,
not spiritual lips which have been boru
within the las' century. One of the
most draruatl- and pathetic stories
ever told wna that of Cyrus W. Field
when he desi ribed before the New
York chamber of commerce "The Sto?
ry of the Ath ntlc Cable." For thir?
teen long yea l this persistent oper?
ator had struggled against contempt
and ridicule o all sorts. At last the
cable was suc> essfully laid. Then the
Great Eastern sailed out to sea to
grapple for the cable, which had boen
lost In mldocecn the year l>efore. Two
miles and a half tho grappling hooks
sank to the bo toni of the ocean. Day
after day ano week after week the
work went on. At last the grappling
hooks caught. Slowly and surely from
Its bed of prlrrevnl ooze the lost cable
was lifted up. But no sooner did the
end appear al ove the surface of the
sen than the in 'U raised a cheer. Then
like a frightened creature It seemed to
tear Itself away and fall back to its
old couch.
Ora* W Field's Courage.
Again nnd again went the huge grap?
pling Irons over the ocean bed. At
last the hooks ngain caught. Slowly
nnd surely this time the cable was
again lifted. "Only when it was
brought over the bow aud on to thc
deck did the men dnre to breathe,"
said Mr. Flelc\ "Then wp carried lt
ulong to thc electrician- room to see
if our loug sought treasure was living
or dead. A few minutes of suspense,
and lt told of the lightning current
ngnln set free. Then did the long pen'
up passions of the men burst forth
Some turned away their hoads ant
wept, others broke into cheers. Then
with thankful hearts, we turned ow
fnces to the vest. But soon the wine
rose, and for thirty-six hours we wen
exposed to all the dangers of an At lan
tic storm. Yet In the very height am
fury of the gale as I sat In the elec
trlcian's room a flash of light cann
from the deep telling me that those s<
dear to me whom I had left on tin
bntiKS of tue iiunsou wen- ??ti dwi
following me with their wishes aud
their prayers. This was like a whisper
of God from the sea bidding me keep
heart and hope." And so, like Cyrus
Vi. Field, when I nm sniling over the
troubled seas of America's life I find
a supernatural power speaking to me.
From my hand there ls an Inspired
cable running, lt reaches not, how?
ever, to tho living of the earth, but
to the living of heaven. It ruus clear
back to the Massachusetts Plymouth
colony; clear back to Scrooby manor
house; clear back to the Scotch cov?
enantors. The old religious leaders of
England nnd Scotland and Ireland are
speaking to me and saying: "Be of
good courage, ye American people.
The same God whom wu worship you
worship. The same God who watched
over us In the ages past ls the same
God who will lead the Knglish and the
American peoples now forward in the
great work of the civilization aud the
ChrlstiauUution of the round world
redeemed from sin."
KnKlHitd an. America.
As 1 believe the British empire, un?
der God, has religiously made this na?
tion what lt ls, so I hope that the Brit?
ish empire and the American people,
side by side, nre going to dominate
the world everywhere for Christ. It ls
all folly for any one to state that the
American government and the British
government are not working hand in
hand. When war was about to be de?
clared against Spain In order to liber?
ate downtrodden Cuba, some oue said
to Mr. McKinley: "How is England?
Will England uphold you lu this war?".
Thou the president replied: "England
is all right. England ls America's
friend." Aye, yes, tho British govern?
ment ls our friend. She will always
be our friend. Side by side the two
English speaking nations shall yet
Bettie the Asiatic troubles. Side by
side they will yet settle the African
uud the Turkish troubles. As their
christian missionaries in foreign lauds
are now working for a common Chris?
tian church, so ultimately their Chris?
tian soldiers shall yet work side by
side to right all civil wrongs and to
make war in the future an impossi?
bility, for then public opinion aud pub?
lic policy will never be allowed to ba
unjust.
Why am I preaching this as a Fourth
of July sermou? Because I feel that
lt is about time for some one to lift a
voice nnd rebuke tho prevaleut Idea
that England ls our enemy, and that
England, or, rather, tho British em?
pire, ls jealous of us, or that we are
Jealous of England. 1 denounce the
idea thal, at the that chance, England
and America, like maddened tigers,
will leap at each other's throat. The
second reason why I preach this ser?
mon ls that I would turn our thoughts
in love toward England and thereby
n the work which the two na?
in hand,' arc bound to do
tot thc .salvation of this world tor
Christ "But," says some one, "how
can you claim, that England ls our
friend? W? have had three great for?
eign wars. Two of those were with
England. During tho civil wnr we al?
most had another bloody conflict with
her. Can England bo our friend?"
Only Family Jam.
Oh, of course we have had a little
trouble with England. We have had
two or three big family rows. Winn
Juli were grOWiUg Up III your lather's
home all the children wera not always
at peace. Your mother every little
while had to come to the rescue aud
P air oil upon the troubled waters.
But those domestic troubles did not
prove that the brotbera did not love
brothers and Bisters 1 ive sisters. Wc
have had a few domestic quarrels with
our brothers and sisters across the
seas, dur relatives living there are
not saints. Perhaps some of the sin?
ners are on this side of the Atlantic
as well as on the other side. But,
though we have had our national dif?
ferences, they are only domestic dif?
ferences. The two nations are of one
blood. The two nations have the one
great purpose for the civilisation of
the world for Christ. So let us one
and all speak more ubout the good the
British people have done us and the
good they are doing us. Then by
speaking about the good which our
British brothers nnd sisters have done
and are doing we will be drawn closer
and closer together and as two nations
be more nble speedily to accomplish
the work which God has given the
English speaking race to do.
In closing this Fourth of July ser?
mon I would end lt with the sentiment
with which Cyrus W. Field closed his
speech at the chamber of commerce
banquet of 1866. "I dose with this
sentiment." he said?"England and
America clasping hands ncross the sea.
May this firm grasp be a pledge of
friendship for all generations." Aye,
more than this! "May the common
brotherhood of the Anglo-Saxon race
be the open door through which all
peoples shall enter into and kneel In
the great temple, where they shall
worship the universal fatherhood of
God and the brotherhood of man
through Jesus Christ our Lord." Hal?
leluiah! Then shall the sword be turn?
ed Into the plowshare ami the spear
Into the pruning hook. Then man
shall never bottle with man, and man
shall not lenrn war any more. Amen
and amen!
[Copyright. 1908, by Louis Klopseh]
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