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Bradford County telegraph. (Starke, Fla.) 1888-current, October 25, 1895, Image 6

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IHE HE Colonel and the theyoung theyoung
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t were listening to tothe tothe tothe
the whir wh whirofanelco whirofanelcotrio rof of an electric elec electric ¬
tric fan the other othernight othernigh othernight
night when tbe tbeColonel tteColonel tzoColonel
Colonel grew rem reminiscent reminiscent ¬
3 iniscent iniscentAway iniscentAway
ii Away before beforethewarremorked beforeI iie 0 r C Cthewarremnrked
I thewarremorked thewarremorkedthe the war remarked remarkedJ
J the Colonel mus musingly musingly musS ¬
S ingly when 4whenIw 4whenIwut I was wasfast wasjutsprouing
fast jutsprouing ut sprouting my first whiskera whiskerapindleshanked whisker whiskeraepindleshsnked a aspindleshanked
spindleshanked trnantplaying prod prodmot prodwet prodt
t mot of olthe the effete Eastmy East my father sent sente sent1IIe
4 1IIe e out o into Southwest Missouri to get gettraced getbrac getbrao
traced brac d up I Idon dont know what was wasthe wasthematter wasthe
the thematter matter wth me bat I Iwas was all run rundown rondO rundown
down dO D and my father was convinced convincedikat convincedtUta convincedtkat
ikat a season on the Missouri M souri farm of ofmy ofy ofy
my y nncle would wo ld prove proveben9fioinl beneficial alike aliketo aliketo aliketo
to my mind and body I might say saybefore 66Ybefore saybefore
before going goingurther further that it did didI
t I bade my mother a sorrowful sorrowfulgoodby BorrowfulJtoodby oorrowfulgoodby
goodby away back in New York City Cityand Cityand Cityand
and in due course of time I landed on onike oni onho
ike i ho e farm of my unole nnololt It was a revela arevelation revelation revelation ¬
tion The verdureclad hills the theteeezea thebreez thebreezes
teeezea smelling spicy and sweet the thecold thecold thecold
cold water from tho well wholesome wholesomefood wh01csomeIood whoksomeboa
food in large quantities horses iorscsto to rido rideand ridoand ridoand
and a lovely pool to go swimming in inBiado inmd inado
Biado mda ado < < d a now boy of me in a week weekBarring weekBarriog weekBarring
Barring tho fact that I was compelled compelledto
to retire with the rest of the family at
9 oclock ai a night and get up at an anlour anGur ankour
lour in in ntbe the morning when wh n the dew on onthe onthe
the grass felt fcl to my bear feet like ice icewater icelIiter I
water that farm was heaven It was wastwo wasRO watwo I
two heavens when I got acquainted acquaintedwith
with Melvina Drake DrakeMelvina DrakeMelvina
Melvina Drake was about the I
fourteenth child of a farmer living livingabout livingboot
about two miles nearer town than my myundo myunclo
b bundo undo Her father Solomftn n Drake Drakewas
was tho poorest man in the county countyHe
fi He was poorer than watered butter huttersulk buttermilk butterL
L sulk but the nicest mildest man manBered DinuBered
Bered old man you ever sow His Hiswife Hiawire
wife was a skinny sallow looking lookingoverworked 1001dn 1001dnoe 1ookinoverworked
overworked oe worked woman with no pleasure pleasurein
in store for her but deatb Both were werehardworking wereJiardworkingand
hardworking and honest but they theyLad theyhad
I had some kind of a hoodoo on them themThey themThoywere
They Thoywere were old re residents dents in that part partof partof
of 0 tho country co try and their ancestors ancestorsbad
bad been there before them bntasfar bntasfarbackas butns far farbaCk11S
backas the memory of man could ex extend extend ¬
tend the Drakes had been
If always poor pooras poorrss
V IfV rss as my uncle said saidpore pore as shucks shucksAbout shucksbont
4 About all the Drakes seemed fitted for forwas forwas
was 58 getting hold of horses that thatcouldnt thatCouldnt
couldnt draw anything but flies fliesi fliesCfAsI I
i CfAsI As I was 88 saying Melvin was wasabout wasuon wasbont
about uon the fourteenth of the Drake Drakebrood Drakebrood Drakebrood
brood and she was wns a dream I guess guessshe g guesIke ess esswas
she was about sixteen years ears big and andsweet andsweet andsweet
sweet and healthy Her cheeks were wereM wererosy wererosy
M rosy and clear as a Missouri apple appleand appleand appleand
and her eyes were big and blue And Andsho Andaho Andabe
abe was wass wassO so doggone do gone innocent that I Iliope I31ope II
I liope I may dio if it didnt use to om omtarrass emaBS cmjRarrass
tarrass aBS mo like thunder thunderConsequence thunderI
I Consequence wall I got mashed mashedon
on n Melvina hard mashed r I dont dontbelieve donta dontbolieye
believe a stronger case of calf love loveever loveever lava1cver
1cver ever developed in this whole State of ofMissouri ofJlissourt ofMisaour
Missouri If I saw one of my cousins cousinsor
or any other boy talking to her I Iwonld Ii 1would
i would go to some some secluded spot and andory andcry I Iory
ory and an buit b t my soft ndddlefegainat n ddle gainst a atzee aee atreo
tzee ee Afgyight I used to lay awake awakeand awukeand awakeand
and dcBjwfimyself d ar e yself a hero I used to toimagine toagino toimagino
imagine agino Melvina tearing aring down the thoroad theroad theroad
road on a fiery steed with certain certaini certaindeathstllring
i deathstaring her in the th face and me mecoming mecODiing mes mecoming
s coming up unexpectedly stopping the thohorse thehorse thehorse
horse and rescuing resOuin her sustaining in inthe inthe inthe
the operation n a broken leg andsnndry andsnndryother and sundry sundryother sundryother
other bruises Then Id imagine Mel Melvina el elvina ¬
3 vina nursing mo baok to life and fin finally fintally fina1Iy ¬
tally ally marrying m 1ryiog mo My head was full fullof fullof fullof
of loch staff staffOne
1 10ne One day along in June there therojCtme therefAme
fAme came out our way waya a wagon wagonloslod loaded with withcircus V1thcircns L Loircus
circus bills b 11p paste pots and bill stick stickera stickP
era 8 and they slathered the country countryside oountr5aide P
side idowithaigns with signs annonncing the great greatEgyptoAfricano greatEgyptoAfricano grealEgypto
EgyptoAfricano Egypto Africano Circus and Meuaqe Meuaqexies Meuaeneswas Men age ageieswaa
xies neswas was to show ihowintown in town on theFourth the theFourthf Fourth Fourthof I IofJuly
of ofJuly f Jnly J 01 When I left lefthomo homo my father fathergave fatheraTe fathegave
< gave < aTe me 10 and I had most of it left leftt
1 i made up my mind that I would take takeHelvioa takeXelvina thkMelvina
Helvioa to the circus and directly my myeame
dreams eame at night took the form f > > rm of a ajoaster I II
I joaster 011601 lion rushing r sh ng at her with open opensouth openHouth L Li
i south and me engaging the lion just justaa justas ju juaR
aa he was about b grab her and andchocking andchocking anc I
chocking him to death with withone one hand handI
j 1
I The next time I saw Melvina MelvinaIoed Melvina1t I Imsed
t oed eedtoseeherevery to see her every day in fact I Icaaao Ii I Icao
i caaao pretty near being with her all allthe alltimel 1 1tbe
the time timel 1 asked her if shed go to totae toi t ttie
tae i circus I thought shed faint faintHer faintHer faintEer
Her eyes eOR opened wide and so did her heroath heroath r rS
S south oath and astonishment was engraved engravedea engravedevery engravo I It i
t ea a every line of her countenance She Shewas Sheo S Swfte
was so o overcome overoomewithjoy with joy that she just jnatat justdown t tt
at t down and cried I sat down too tooaad tooad tooad
ad that was the first time I ever everkissed everJ r rkissed
kissed J ss8d her Young man that kiss is isa isa i S Sa
a aaored memory with me I have haveexperienced haveexperienced 0 > I
J experienced a good ood many sensations sensationsia 8 8iamy I
ia iamy iny time bnt the sensation of kiss kissin killing kissing
ing in a handsome buxom bnxomSouthwe8t Southwest SonthwestMiouri Mis Miseimri Iiseoari
eimri girl right square on the soft softweet softeet
4 sweet eet lips while the tears from herI he
I heavenly eyes are running down andaa1rintpcarly an
v taking aa1rintpcarly pearly drops on your yo or bndding1IlU3taohe
aauatacho is 1 something better than allof a
of them put together And when whenlike whenliko I IIj
Ij like Melvina she puts her horbrown brown barEarms ba
I t arms around your neck and kisselbackwords kissi
baok backwords words aro superfluous superfluousFinally superflnonsa
Finally the glorious Fourth came camearound camarou can
a l around arou d and I got ready for the circus circusI 5
t I aaight explain here that I had hadbrought hacbrough h
ji I brought a suit of store clothes and androf a apairof Ipajr
> pajr pairof rof f shoes from the East with me meirat mebi in e
irat lt I had nover worn the clothes clothesI 01 01 01i 01t 01It
s4 1 1I
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tbe thetarm farm and seldom wore the shoe shoesEverybody shoeE1 shoeEverybody
Everybody E1 rybody down in that section went wentbarefooted wentbarefootedboys wentbarefooted
barefooted barefootedboys boys and men and audldid audldidas I did didas diiu
as the Romans did This Fourth of ofJnly ofJuly ofJuly
July morning mornin I put on a oiled shirt shirtmy shirtmy shirtmy
my storoolothesmy storo storaolothes 0Iothe8 my shoes and socks socksand 8ockand socksand
and I brushed and an cleaned o1eanemyself myself un until uutill flutil ¬
til till I was wasposit positively elyunc Uncomfortable 1nnoomtortableAfter UncomfortableAfter mrortable mrortableAlLer
After breakfast brellkf st followed by the gooi gooinatured gaolnatured ooi ooinatured
natured bnt cutting joshing of my myrelatives m mrelatives myrelatives
relatives I started dovu do l the road to tomeet tnmeet i
meet Melvina I had arranged witb withher witbher witbher
her to walk to town figuring fi ring on the thewalk thewalk thewalk
walk baok in tho moonlicfht when we wecould wecould wecould
could hold hands as we strolled along alongtho atongthe alougtho
tho road My uncle wanted us to go goin goin o oin
in tho wagon with him and his family familybat familybut
but I was too wise wiseIt wiseult wiseit
ult It was two miles to the Drako Drakecabin Drakocabin Drakocabin
cabin and four miles to town I was wasto wasto 113to
to meet Melvina at the turn in tho thoroad thoroad theroad
road just below her fathers hong houspThe honlpThe hongThe
The sun was about two twohours hours high and andcast aurlcast anicast
cast long shadows on the ground as I Itrudged Itrudged Itrudged
trudged along to tho trysting place placeI
cq I remember I took oat my knife knifoand knHoond knifeand
and cat n stout stick from a hedge hedgealong bodgealong hedgealong
along the roadside in anticipation of ofa ofpossible ofa
a possible brush with the lion The Theair Theair Theair
air was heavy with tho sweet smell of oforchards otorcbards oforchards
orchards ripening grain and new newmown newmown newmown
mown hay and I was the happiest happiestyouth happiestyouth t tyouth
youth in Missonri I matte up my mymind mymind mymind
mind I was going to spend every cent centI
I possessed on Melvina MelvinaDirectly Melviul1Direotly MolvinaDireoUy
Directly I came to where she was wasShe waeShe wasShe
She had on a dress that couldnt have havocost ll1vcost havecost
cost more than a quarter but she sholooked aholooked shelooked
looked like a queen in it although I Imnst Imust Imust
must confess it fit her like it wan cut cutout cntont outout
out with a pair of skates A wide widebrimmed widebrimmed widebrimmed
brimmed hat sat janntly on her brown browncarls browncnrIR browncurh
carls and her face looked like a ripo ripopeach ripopeach ripepeaoh
peach to a hnncry man manI manur
ur I i had calculated calcula Ad on making a hit hitwith hItwith hitwith
with Melvina with my store clothes clothesand clothesaud clothesand
and I did I paralyzed her She Shojusl Shojuslstood just juststood jUistood
stood and looked at mo while wave waveafter wavtafter avd avdafter
after wave of hot blushes chased un unher orlher unher
her white neck and congregated in her herface llerface herface
face I stood simpering like a prize prizeidiot prizoidiot prizeidiot
idiot She began to cry cryanti and wouldnt wouldnttell wouldnttU wouldutcll
tell me what was as the matter with her herand herand hernull
and I wise in the ignorance of youth youthdidnt youthdido youthdidnt
didnt t know that like all women she shewas flhewas ho howas
was proud and ashamed to bo seen seenwith foCenwith seenwith
with me because of the splendor of ofmy ofmy ofmy
my raiment I jollied her along toll toldher tollher tollher
her how nice and sweet she looked lookedswore lookedswore lookedswore
swore she wonld bo the hello of the thecircus tltocircus tlLtcircus
circus and was eenerallv so lavish in
my praise p nise of her b that sho ho consented consentedfinally coolpntcilfinally conentetlnally
finally fi to go o with mo if Id let her go gohome goome o ohome
home h ome and fix up U 1t > n 1 bit Still I didnt didntknow dilntknow didntnow
know k now what was WIlS tho matter matt r but 1 1101 1101her let lether lc lcer
her h er go goI gollilid
llilid I i laid down in the shade of a tret treton tre1on tren
on o n tho gras rnqs to wait for her Tlio sun sunclimbed Rimclimbed un unlimbed
climbed c higher and wagons WI1 OOS loaded loadedwith loaletwith loadedwith
with country peoplo rattled by on tha thaway tlmway thuway
way to the circa I had just fi jurod fiororlout jurodoat
oat o ut that we would miss the paiale and andgrand andrand mJaurl
g grand rand free exhibition outside the bi bitent bitent bient
tent t if Melvina didnt harry when aha shahove ahahovein sheovein
hove hovein h in view I Ilookedather looked at her a second secondand aeconllaud secondndthcn
and a ndthcn then jumped in the air airso so suddenly suddenlyI Iu uthlenlyjarred deoly deolyI
I jarred myself If my raiment r hal hulparalyzed hwlparalyz1 halaralyzed
paralyzed p Melvica she got oven nil nilright nilight
right ri r ht She had placed a ch cheap lp rib ribbon ribbon ribhon ¬
bon around her neck and spoilol tin tinbeauty tlJ tlJbcnuty
beauty bcautyofitaud of it and had covered herpretv herpretvfeet herJ her pretv pretveet > ret v
feet f with a pair of shapeless sb pelois har 1heavy 1 1heavy 1heavy
heavy cowhide shoes s oe3 But she hal halsomething hl1lsometbinq halsomething
something else on that knocked my myspeechless lUtspeechle89 intspeechless
speechless speechlessYears speechle89Ye speechlessYears
Years Ye rs and years had this cjrowninc cjrownincfeature crowninfeature c owninc ownincfeature
feature of Melvinas attire been in tlu tluDrake tl1Drake tL tLDrake
Drake family It wa < an heirloom I Iguess IKue38 Iguess
guess aud the only piece of finery ti2 ti2family tll tllfamily Lifamily
family possessed po nessml Melvina blush blushinland blnibin bludiingaud
inland in aod simpering simperinghnr hardly l1y knowing knowiuqwhether knowin knowinwhether knowingwhether
whether I would sufficiently w admire It icor Itor itor
or not notwas was wearing wearin it itr ro r regsiIatio regsiIatiofashion alatioi alatioifshion I1Intio1fsshion
fashion It was an oldfashioned muff muffof tnullof
of some heavy black fur and as big bj us usa a3a asa
a bassdrum bassdrumPerspiratiou baUJdrumPerspiratIOn basedrumPer8piration
PerspiratIOn broke oat of every everypore everyporo everypore
pore in my body The idea of me metogged metoggetl mctogged
togged out in dtore clothes and look looking 10u 10uiog looking ¬
ing like a dnde going to a circus on ontho outhe onthe
the Fourth of July with a girl carry carrying clrryiug carrying
ing a muff that must havo weighcl weighcleight woi weigheleight hcl hcleight
eight pounds and would havo warmed warmedau w rlQell rlQellan
an icehouse was was as maddening Bit BitMelvina nliMelviua Bitfelvina
Melvina looked so thoroughly thornu hly self selfsatisfied 8 stlfsati1ied elfsutisiiea
satisfied that 1 hadnt the heart to tell tellher tellhor tellher
her that the sweet simplicity of dress dressshe dresisbe dressshe
she wore when sho first met mo wasmoro w wmoro was wa2more
moro becoming by far than the big bigcowhido hi hicowhido bigcowhide
cowhido boots and tho muff So J Jmado jmade 1made
made tho best of it and let it go goI
11 I am m an old man now but the thomemory tb tbmemory thememory
memory of the attention I created iu iuthat ilJtbat iithat
that littlo country town that day is isvivid isvivid i ivivid
vivid in my mind The circus wasnt wasntin
in it A number of times I was waitomnt waitomntcd torn nt nted nted
ed to run away miles and miles out outMelvina OUtMelviua JU JUMalviuo
Melvina was having hav n such a good time timethat timetbat timethat
that I looked pleasant and stood stoo it itShe itSbe itShe
She never took her hands out of that thatmuff thl1tmuff thatmuffall
muff muffall all day only to eat and drink drinkand dfiul4aud dtiukand
and several times she asked me to hold holdit holdit
it for her whilo she fixed ap her hair hairor
or tied her shoe or something One Onetime Onetime Onetizno
time whilo I was holding the muff I Ilost Jlost I Ilost
lost her for forafewminutesin a few minutes mina tea in thecrovrd thecrovrdand the crowd crowdand crowdand
and 1 endured more agony until I Ifound 1foondher
found foondher her again a Bin thau 1 did when I got gotshot gotshot gotshot p
shot through the log in the war Wo Wowalked Wewalked V 0 0walked
walked home in the moonlight m < all allright aUright allI
right but we didnt hold hands handspartly handapartly handspartly I
partly because Melvina had her hands handsin handiin
in the muff muffand and partly because 1 was wasso wasso
so dad blamed mad at her that I could conldhave couldhave I
have slapped her They made it so sohot sohot achot
hot for me when I got ho o to my myuncles myuncles in3uncles
uncles with their remarks about Mel Melvinas M i ivinas
vinas muff that 1 started homo the thonext thenext th thnext 3
next day I i dont know whatever be became became becaine ¬
came of Melvina Drake bat I do tcaow tcaowthat cnosthat
that I suffered ono bno day IlY for her sa se sethu e ethe
the keenest martyrdom martyrdomzit II ot JLioaia JLioaiaBepublic LoliJRelublic LoiBeub1ic
The Camels Camelzllace CamelzllaceSeveu Iace IaceSeven ace aceSeven
Seven miles aa hour is tho camels camelsbesc c1meisbes came
besc pace nor can it maintain this thispace tillSpace a t
pace over two hours Its usual pBedis pee peei
is i about five miles an hour boura a siow siowlounging 810WlounKlDg
lounging pace beyond which it is isdangerous isdaugerous i 5
dangerous with nine camels out often c
ten to urge them or else as 8 Asiatics Asiaticseay Ail1tiosBBY 5 >
say they breafe their heartsJ hearts heartsiandie nod noddie od oddie it I
die literally On the spot spotPina spotPinadelpbia spotPAitiadelpbia Pflila Pfliladelpbia
delpbia Ledger LedgerCaptain LedgerCaptain LodgerCaptain
Captain George W V Coach of the thesteamer tbesteamer II
steamer Old Dominion has held his hiscommission hi
commission for fortynine yearn yearsr
r I1
Doings of the Chiefs and Head of tho thoVarious theVarIous thOVarious
Various Departments DepartmentsCaptain DcpartmentlCaptain DepartmentsCaDtain
Captain William L Merry consul consulgeneral con consulgeneral sol i igenlral
general of Nicaragua to the western westernstates wo weterustates tern ternstates
states and territories of the Unite UniteStute UniteStates I IStates
States states that he has juet received receivedintimation rcceivedintimaUon receivedintimation
intimation that the commission ap appointed appointed uppointed ¬
pointed by President Cleveland to ex excroino examino cxamine
amino into intotho tho Nicaraguan canal pro project project project ¬
ject intends to m mike > ike a favorable report roport re report ¬
port to the president on November November1st NovemberI I
let I IThe
The British ambassador amblls ailor Sir Julian JulianPauncefoto JulianPauncefolo JulianPauncofoto
Pauncefoto unthorizts an unqualified unqualifieddenial l1 l1denial
denial of tho pjabliehed Rubli hetI statement that thathe thathe thatho
he called at tho state department on onmission n nmiRRion amission
mission of great rc t importance and that thathe tbathe thathe
he informed Secretary Secret ry Olmy that in invipw invipw inyipw
vipw of the interpretation int which the thecountry tbpcountry tb tbcountry
country plrces on theMonroe the Monroe doctrine doctrinein
in connection with tile Venezuelan Venezuelandispute Venlzut Venm zuelat zuelatbspute > I II IIcllflpute
dispute Great Britain would ak for fordelay furdelay fordelay
delay in preparing its reply and sub submitting BubmittinK submittiug ¬
mitting it to this government governmentAttorney KVernmt government4ttorney > nt nt4ttorulY
Attorney General Harmon has trio triographed t tJTaphed bitgiaphed
graphed H E Lnthnm L > t11Itm United States Statesmarshal Stltcmrsbul Stntemarshal
marshal for Delaware to return to the theowners tbeowners theowners
owners tho arms and ammunition ammunitionfound nmmunitionf011ntl ammunitionfound
found upon the tutr Taurus which was wasseized wnizet1 waseized
seized izet1 about September 1st ne nen nenVJlmingtn nerWilmingtn r rWilmingtm
Wilmingtm Del for intended viola violation viuntion vioation ¬
tion of the neutrality liws of the theUnited theUnited theUnited
United States Home thirty men were werefound wertfClund werefiund
found on hoird and the men and the thetag thetn thetag
tag tn were thu Knhjct of a trial at Wit Wilmington WjLmington WitmiDgtoD
mington and the men were acquitted acquittedand
and the tug rcleiiscd d The arms uud uudammunition l1udammunition audammunition
ammunition abnnrd have since heen in intho inthe inthe
the custody of the United States mar marshal marshal marshal ¬
shal The actIOn of oftbc Jbe the attorney gen general genernl genoral ¬
oral closes the incident incidentJMoru ineitJmitUoru luculent1ora
JMoru linn His Mon lony < y at Liint LiintAfter LI1 LnttAfter t tArttr
After more limn a score of yents yentswaiting ye8tSwaiting yeatswaiting
waiting Anloin o Maxim Morn re received rooceivetl roceivel ¬
ceived Friday through representatives representativespayment represul1tltivelIlymlI1t representmtivespayment
payment for the confiscation of hif hifCabaa hiCnhnu liiCuban
Cuban estate Tho payment was mndr mndrdirectly mlc1tlirectly mndrdirectly
directly to Dr Rodriguez Rr1ri ulz and Cram Cramruond Crammoud CrammonI
ruond Kenned hennellyattorneys vattornevs for MrMora
in tim form of fa u check checkigned signed by Mr MrOluey MrOlney fr frOlnly
Oluey drawn on the assistant trpnsn trpnsnrer tr > l1sn l1snrlr
rer of the Unite 1 States u1 Now York YorkTho YorkThe
Tho amount of the check was SVJl UJ
80976 which represents rlpr > RtwtR Mr Morafa Morafainterest 1Iurafinhrctt Morebinterest >
interest in the indemnity indeiunitymeeurcd secured fronrS fronr fritirSj rnu rnuSI
S SI ain am minus his assignments of o 10 it per perctLt pcrceLt iierCeLt
ceLt to Dr Rodriguez z und Mr Na Nathaniel Nntbnnipl Natbanil ¬
thaniel Pnigo his prineipitl le IQtnl al rep representativcs tepre8entativefl repreeentative
resentativcs and minor assignments assignmentsmado
made to other persons personsFavors perROUtlIi personsFavors
Favors Ii ors the Canal Project ProjectIt rojectIt
It is undcrstoo un1 rstto I iu Witshiugtou thai thaithe tImthe ha hathe
the report of f the engineer cu inrc r communion communionwhich commiHiunhjch COlflIflifiunahich
which visited Nioaraguu Nmnm tttL last Mitninir Mitninirwill fUmUltrwill 141m111rwill
will favor fav r tilt construction of an in interoceanic interocel1nic interuccanic
teroceanic canal but that it will not notrecommend lIfltrecoml1enrl smtrecommend
recommend the th entire runt ulnndy ulnndysurveyed nlr ith
surveyed and upon which it is isclaimed i i iclaimed S
claimed thnt work costing in ibm thoaggregate tbonggregnto I Inggregato
aggregate several sovi reml millions of dollar dollar1ms clollnrKhltllwcu dollarHhits
hits hltllwcu been performed l1 It is jaitiKo also belii lieu veil veilthat vclthat vetithat
that the commissioners will wilifix fix the cost costof cotIf cu1of
of If the canal at t ranch greitcruji rctr 11n than thanihut UUIQtht thantht
tht estimated cf by the Maritime Canal CanalCompany CRnalCompauy i iCompany
Company whoso charter chart r it is propos proposed ¬
ed that tho guy gll rnment hhnli purchase purchaseIt pUrcll H HIt
It is expected that the t o commissioner commissionerreport eumrnl6siulwrlireport conitninsionmrsreport
report will cluim that th the waterway waterwaycannot waterwuycannot ntt > rwny rwnyI
cannot be built and the harbors on the theAtlantic theAtlantic I IAtlantic
I Atlantic and Pacific coasts cO st be placed placedin I Iin
in proper > r condition for a sum much muchless muchle8s mud I Iless
less than th n lOOOOOOOlCnrll 100000000CarIIie 100000000 100000000Carlisle >
Carlisle Cnrll le to Speak SpcalcSecretary Spcn1Secretary SpeakSecretary
Secretary Carlisle hits accepted an aninvitation aninvitation L Linvitation
invitation to attend tho annual dinner dinnerof diunciof
of the New York chamber of commerce commerceNovember commtrceNuvcmbur 3 3Novcmler
November 18th next Mr Carlisle Carlislewill CnrliHlewill I Iwill
will deliver the principal pr ncipnl address It Itwill Itwill Ii t twill
will boon be ou theadministrationsfiuancial theadministrationsfiuancialpolicy the admiuistfntionafiuaocinloJicy I
policy > He declined to accept nn in invitation invitation invitation ¬
vitation to deliver an address at the theTammany theTmmany th 3 3Tnmmany
Tammany hull ratification meeting in inNew inNew inNew
New York October 22d 2 a as on that day da daho
ho Would bo en route with the th presi president preRiclent premiilent ¬
dent to tho Atlanta expoition He Hehas Hehns t
has also als declined an invitation to ad address alI nildress ¬
dress tho luhor ltor union organizations or allizlltiolls at atChicago atChicngo a I
I Chicago Ill on December 10th on ontho ontho onthe
tho subject of sound mouoy Mr Ir Car Carlisle CnrI ¬
I lisle states that about that time con congress courxrCEt8 congress ¬
I gress will willassemble assemble and his presence in inWashington iz i iWiahington
Washington will be necessary He in intimates intimates ¬
timates that be may find an opportu opportunity opportnnity opportunity ¬
nity to deliver an address before the thelabor tbeJabor
labor organizations of Chicago on the thosubject theBubject th 0 0subject
To Be Investigated InvestigatedJ Investl tec1 tec1J
J r F i Parkharst counsel for Morris MorrisRothpchild MorrisRotbflchild B
Rothpchild of Bath N Y has re received received received ¬
ceived word from Secretary Olnoy that thatinstructions tbatinstructions t tinstructions
instructions had been given to tho thoUnited thoUnited th 0 0United
United States Stat < 8 ambassador amball aaor to Germany Germanyto German Germanto
to lay tho Rothschild case before the theimperial tbeimperial tb tbimperial
imperial government gover ment at Berlin Mr MrRothschild MrRothschild MrRothschild
Rothschild left the United States in inMay inMay i iMay
May for Germany to visit his father tak taking taking tahiing ¬
ing with him his naturalization papers papersand papers papersand a aand
and the theregularUnited regular United States passport passportsigned pa8flportBigned b bsigned
signed by Secretary SeorotaryGresham Gresham Shortly Shortlyafter ShortlyRfter Shorti y yafter
after his arrival he was arrested and im imprisoned imprisoned L Lpnisoned ¬
prisoned as a deserter from the Ger German German Geiman ¬
man army After two days in jail he hewas hewas h 0 0was
was brought before the military conrt conrtand cou t tI tand
I and allowed to pay a fine of 75 and andgive andi an d dgive i
i give bail pending a decision of the thematter thematter th 0 0matter >
matter by tho mlitary officials at Ber Berlin BerI ¬
I lin Ho did not wait for a decifuon decifuonbut I Ibut
but left Germany Germn Later tho German Germanauthorities GcrmRnanthorities n nauthorities
authorities remitted his proposed im imprisonment imvrl60noHnt L Lprteonment ¬
prisonment of six weeks but 1 > ot retained retainedthe d dthe i
the fin thus asstrlin their clmm clmmnpon cillimupou hui n i
UpOn a United States citizen to serve 8crvein a na
in j the German army armyJlorpn armyMorgan
Morgan Line Steamships Withdrawn WithdrawnThe L LThe
The state department has received receivedfrom receivedfrom d dfrom
from B B Seal United U nitetl States caner consnlar L
lar agent at Blaefields Nicaragua Nicaraguareport La a areport areport
report relative to the withdrawal of ofthe C f fit
the Morgan Lino steamships from that thatport thatI thr it
I port which shows that the Morgan Morgancompany Morgnncompany n
I company was not satisfied with its itstreatment ii 6
treatment by the Nicaraguan govern govenimont 1
ment Mr Seal learned from the Ui 10 10agent
agent of the company at Blue Bluefields Bluefields Bhufields
fields that after the company I
J Ihad
had h rendered render dX d a prompt steam sie m ser service Bervice service ¬
vice between Blueflelda aid New ew Or Orleansfor Orleansfor Oreansfor
leansfor eight years and after having havingcontributed havingcOl
contributed cOl trib ted80 so liberally to the tb develop developpent developplent developpient
pent of if trade tradeand and improvement improvemcItoftho improvemcItofthocountry of the thocountry thecountry
country the government of Nicaragua Nicaraguahad
had manifested a want of appreciation appreciationof
of its efforts and nd that in view of the thecompanys thecompanys thecompanys
companys l088eson losses on fruit during the thepast JhepRSt Piepast
past year the company companytbought thought it itbest itbest
best to withdraw its ships and seek IIceklIervice
service where it can secure greater greaterencouragement greaterenoouragement greaterencouragement
encouragement and have the prospect prosptctof
of adequate remuneration for service servicerendered servicerendered service
rendered renderedONE
Jurys Verdict Unsatisfactory and a aMob alUob
Mob Does the Work WorkThe WorkThe WorkThe
The Hampton S C Guardian in inan innn inan
an extra edition issued il > at 10 oclock oclockThursday oclockTbursdllY oclockThursday
Thursday night gives the following followingaccount followiugRccount followingaccount
account of the trial conviction and andlynching nndlynching
lynching of ono of the four negroes negroeswho negroeswho negroeswho
who so brutally murdered Mr E R RMears RMears RMears
Mears on August 9th for tho purpose purposeof
of robbery robberyCourt robberyConrt robberyCourt
Court convened this morning at
230 2 30 oclock Judge Buchanan presid presided ¬
ed The case against William Blake BlakeSr
Sr Jason Blake Prince Graves and andWilliam andVilliaJb andWihliath
William Frazer Frlz r for the murder of Mr MrKaymond MrRymond MrRaymond
Raymond Mears was taken up About Aboutfifteen Aboutfifteen Aboutfifteen
fifteen witnesses w tncHln8 were examined and a astrong astrong astrong
strong case was made out against the thedefendants thedefendants I
defendants defendantsTho
Tho testimony of Frazer Jason JasonBlake JasonBlake JttaonBlake
Blake and Graves was W S sufficient to sat satisfy satisfy satWy ¬
isfy all who heard them that th t they were werea
a coldblooded set of murderers and nndhnt andthnt andthat
that they went to Mr Raymond Mears Mearshouse Mcarshonse Mearshouse
house on tho night ni ht of August 9th for forthe forthe forthe
the purpose of murder and robbery robberyWilliam robberyWillillm robberyWilliam
William Blake Sr dented any part partin
in the crime but it was very plain that thathe thathe thathe
he was W B lying The gold watch and andpocketbuok andpocketbuok andpocketbook
pocketbuok of the murdered man manwhich manwhich manwhich
which were found in his posseESion possessionwere
were against him himMr himuMr himMr
uMr Mr W H Townsend the acting actingsolicitor actingsolicitor actingsolicitor
solicitor was assisted by Major W S STillinghast STjlJiughl1st STilliughast
Tillinghast The prisoners had no nocounsel nocouDsel nocounsel
counsel and tho judge appointed appointedMessrsYoumaus appointt1dMessrN appointedMessrsYonmnus
MessrsYoumaus MessrN Yonmans and Hamilton H milton After Afterargument Arterargument Afterargument
argument by counsel and tho chargo of ofJudge ofJudge ofJudge
Judge Buchanan tho jury retired retiredThey retiredThey retiredThey
They were in the room twentytwo twentytwomiuutce twentytwominl1te twentytwominutet
miuutce und on their return Clerk ClerkCausey CJerkCauspy ClerkCausey
Causey read re d the verdict of guilty and andrecommending antirecummeuding aTllrecommending
recommending William Blake to the themercy themeroy themercy
mercy of tho court conrtThe courtTho courtThe
The judge ordered Prince Graves GravesJason Gr GravcJason vefl veflJason
Jason Blake and William Frazer to tostand tostand tostand
stand up and they were sentenced to tobe tobe tobe
be hanged within tho walls of the thecounty thecounty thecounty
county juil on Friday December 6th 6thWillinm 6thWillillm 6thWiilinm
Willinm Blake Blnl < e Sr was then directed directedto djrl ctcd ctcdto
to stand up and he was sentenced to totho totho tothe
tho penitentiary for or tin rest restof of his nat natural natursl natural ¬
ural days All ll was quiet in tho court courtroom court2oom courtoom ¬
room but heveral murmurs of disap disapproval diBapprovnl disapproval ¬
proval were werehcard heard audit anditwasovidont wusovidont that thatthe thatthe thatthe
the recommendation of mercy of Wm WmBlake WinBlake VmBloke
Blake Sr was not approved The Theconvicted Theconvicted Theconvicted
convicted mnrdererw were then hand haudcnffed hanlicnffed handcuffed
cnffed and the faheriff sberiffnnd and his consta constables CODstablt8 con sta stabhsproceemled ¬
bles bhsproceemled proceeded to the jail Court then thenadjournedtin tbtnndjourned thtnadjournedtbe
adjournedtin thl hour hotirbeiiig being 730 oclock oclockJudge 0cloc1Judge ocluclJudge
Judge Buchanan the solicitor and andseveral aodscveral andseveral
several of the attorneys attlrnc 8 had reached reachedthe rl nacbcdthe > ncbedtho
the street when Sheriff McTeer was wasseen WIIiseen wmmseen
seen to hurriedly push through tbe tbecrowd tbecrowd thecrowd
crowd and nk for the solicitor In a afew IIfew afew
few words the sheriff said that himself himselfand himsclfand himselfand
and his constables had been overpow overpowered overpowered ovcrpciwered ¬
ered and anc1lJe he himself had been picked pickedup
up bodily by several men and carried carriedeeveral carriedI carriedseveral
several hundred yards Wm Blake BlakeSr
Sr and William Frazer who were werehandcuffed werehandcuffed ere erehandcuffed
handcuffed together were forced from fromthe fromtha fromthe
the custody of the constables and andI andtaken
I I taken off in the woods The sheriff sheriffafter sberiffafter sheriffalter
after giving this information return returned
ed to the jail and it was then asccr asccrtained nscertaintd nsccrtamed
tamed that the handcuffs had been beenloosened beln1008en
loosened > 11 in some way and Frazer who whowas whowas whewas I
was linked to old man Bhiko blllkehnd blllkehndbeen had hndbeen
I been returned to the custody of the thejailer thejailer thejailer t
jailer jailerTho jaileri
i The crowd numbering about fifty fiftymen fiftymen fiftyr
men proceeded to a dense piece of ofI olwoodt r
woods about half a milo from tho thocourthouse thocourthouso thecourthouse
courthouse and swung Wm Blake Sr Srto Srto Srto
to a pine tree treeTrial treeTrial
I Trial Justice Mnrdangu acting cor coroner cori coroner ¬
i oner had the body cut down and andbrought L I
brought to the courthouse square squarewhere
where a jury was impaneled and an in inquest i iquest
quest held The verdict of the jury i iWIlS
was that Blake came to his death from I Ithe
J tho effects of a gunshot wound the theball theball th
ball passing p 88ing through the heart the theparty thtparty I Iparty
party or parties being unknown to the thejury theJUry th I Ijury
i Orders Placed for Ten Late Improved ImprovedMaxim Improvedt I IMaxim
t Maxim Guns GunsThatthe
1 That Thattho the Venezuelan Vpnzn lan question is ap apI upproaching
j I proaching an acute stage with posni possibiliti OB8l OB8lbilities
j bilities biliti 8 of resistance by tho South Southj outhI n nAmerican
j American government gove n ent to British n itish ag aggression aggressIon aggression
gression was signified by disclosures disclosuresmade dIsclosuresmade disclosnreiinado
made in New York Sunday on onthe onthe 1 1the
the best authority The
govern governent governmerit
merit ent of o Vtntzuela is providing providiogi t
i itself with modern armament and andamong am amamong i iamong
among other supplies ban ordered ten tenimproved 1 1mproed I IImpr01ld
improved Maxim guns from the Brit British Briti8h Bnitish
ish firm which manufactures them tlnmThe tbt themThe m mTbe
The order WHS not placed through thron h any ati atiVanezuolan
Venezuelan VAnezu l firm and
n the English Euglitlhhoule 1 1honie
home it is IS supposed does do s not know knowthe knowthe kno
the destination of the goods goo s At the E
I same time the syndicate of United UniteStates i Ei
States capitalists which has secured securedconcessions secnredconctssioDS secure I ICocesion
concessions Cocesion on tho Venezuelan gold 1
lands claimed by great Britain is pro proparing preparinK
paring to send largo forces of pros prospectors prospectors prospectore
pectors miners and wormen worm en into the 0
Colonel Kelt Improving ImprovingThe ImptovlnJTho
The physicians attendant upon Ad Adjutant AdJntan ¬
jutant General Ken state that he is isi isimprovin I a aI
i improving and each tiny brings ro roHewed renewed
newed hopes of Irs h 8 ultimate recovery
w t jd t th > > t
Subject An Angelic Rescue RescueTEXT I ITErr
TEXT Behold tbo fire and the wood woodbnt w od odbut
but b ut where Is the lambiQtiocsls Iamb < 3 ncel3 xxll 7 7Here
Here are at Abraham and Isaac the ono a akind atiod
kind old gracious affectionate father the theother
o other a brave obedient religions son From Fromhis Fromhis
his h oh is bronzed appearance you can tell that thatthis thatthis
this t son has been much in the fields and androm
from f fh rom his shaggy shng dress you know that ho hobas
has h as been watching thu herds The mount mountain mountalo ¬
ain r un air has painted his cboek rubicund Ho Hois HoIs
is I a twenty or twentyfive or as somo sup suppose suppose suposethlrtvthreo ¬
pose u thirtythree years of age c neverthe
less l ess a boy considering tho length of life to towhich
I which lt people lived in thoso times tim and the thefact
1 fact t act that n son never is anything but a aboy boy boyto
t to t tu o a father I remember that my father fatherused fRlherosed
used u to come into tho house when the chil children children ¬
dren were homo on some festal occasion occasionand oocnslonaod
and a nd say Where are the boys although althoughthe n1thou h hthe
the boys were twentyflve and thirty and andthirtyfive andthlrtyfivo
thirtyfive t years of 0 age So this Isana Is Isonly 15only
only a boy to Abraham Abrnb m and this fathers fathersheart fathersbeart fathersheart
heart is in him It is Isaac hero and Isano Isaacthere Isanothere
there t If there is any festivity around the thefathers thefathers
fathers f tent Isaac must enjoy it It is isIsaacs 19L8
Isaacs L8 os wall and Isaacs apparel and andmanners andmanners
manners and Isaacs pros prospects > Octs and Isaacs Isaacsprosperity Is3acsprospr1ty Isaacsprosperity
prosperity The fathers heartstrings are aroall araaU areall
all wrapped around that boy and wrapped wrappedagain wrappedltniIl
again until ninetenths nln tenths of the old mans manslife manlHe mansife
life l is in Isaac I can just imagine ima ino how howlovingly how10vIngtr howlovingly
lovingly nod proudly he looked at his only onlycon ooJysoo onlyson
con conWell
Well the he deAr de r old man had borne a great greatdeal greatdeal nt ntdeal
deal of o trouble awl it had left its mark marknpon mndupon man1upon
upon him In hieroglyphics of wrinkle the thoetory the8tory
story was written from forehead to chin chinBut chinBut chinBut
But now his troublo seoms all gone ooe and we weare wenro weare
are glad gladthat thai ho is very verysooa soon to rest forever foreverIf
If the old man shall get et decrepit Isaac is isstrong isstrong Isstrong
strong enough cnou h to wait on him If Irthe the father fatherpot fatherJet fathergot
pot dim of eyesight t Isaao will toad him by
the hand if If the father become destitute destituteIsaao destitutoIsaac
Isaac will corn him bread How destituteI glad wo woare woare weare I
are that tho ship that has been In such suc a astormy astormy astormy
stormy sea is coming at ntJast last into Intothehnrbor IntothehnrborAre the harbor harborAre
Are you not rejoiced that glorious old Abra Abraham Abraham Abraham ¬
ham is through with his troubles No no noA noA noA
A thunderbolt From that clear eastern easterneky easterneky easternaky
eky there drops Into that fathers tent a avoice IIvoice avoice
voice with an announcement enough to turn turnblack tmblnck turnblack
black hair wbiteandto to stun the patriarch into intoInstant ioto5119tl1l1t intoinstant
Instant annihilation God Godsaid said Abraham IIAbrahamTho AbrahamTho AbrahamThe
Tho old man answered Here I lnm am God Godsaid Godsaid Godsaid
said to him Take thy son thy only son sonfranc sonanc sonIsaac
franc anc whom whomthou thou lovcst and get t the Into Intothe intothe Intothe
the land of Moriah and offer oer htm there as n nburnt nburnt aburnt
burnt offering In other words slay him himcut himcut himcut
cut his body into fragments tra ments pUt the frag fragments frogments fragmeats ¬
ments on wood set fire to the wood and let letIsaacs letIsnncs letIsaacs
Isaacs body be consumed to tollShes tollSheshCnnnibnUflm ashes ashesCannibalism ashesCannibaLIm
Cannibalism Murder says some one oneNot oneUKot one1Not
Not so It said Abraham I hear him solilo soliloquize 801110qulze coliloqulze ¬
qulze Hero is the boy on whom I have de depended delJended dopended ¬
pended Oh how I loved him He was wasgiven WlS1vln wasgiven
given 1vln in answer to prayer nod now must I Isurrender Isurrender I Iaurrender
surrender him 0 Isaac my son Isaac how howshall howshaH howha11
shall I part with you youi But then it sancr Is isn always alwayssafer rdway rdwaysafer ways wayssaler
safer to do as God asks me to I have been beenIn beenIn been L LIn
In dark places plae before and God got me out outI
I will Implicitly do as God has told me mealthough IDCalthough
although it is very Ter verydnrk dark I cant BOO mer my myway mYwa m mway r
way wa but I know God makes ma1 > C3 no mistakes mistakesand mlstnkC3Bnd p pand
and to Him I commit mvself and my darling darlingson dnrlin dnrlin80n
son sonEarly Early In tbo morning there Is a stir around aroundAbrahams nroundAbmbams I IAbrahams
Abrahams tent Abenst A beast of burden is fed fedand felland I Iand
and saddled dlrd Abraham makes no disclosure disclosureof I Ioflhuawfutsecret
of oflhuawfutsecret t ho awful secret At Atiho the br brakof ak of day dayh he heBays hesays I
Bays Come come Isaac gi SIt > t up Wo am amgoing amgoins t tgoing
going off ot on a two or three hreo days journey
I hear tho ax hewing and splitting amid the thewood thewood th thwood
wood until the sticks > are made the right ri ht
length and tlft t right thickness 1hickn s and then thenthey thenthe I Ithey
they the are fastened on the bctst of burden burdenThey
They pass Po1 on rhino are four our of 0 them themAbraham themAbkJhum themAbtaham
Abraham the father Isiui the son and andtwossrvanis nndtwo ant I Itwosorranis
twossrvanis two fcrvnn5 Going Goin along alon the rood I see se6qaao
Isaao qaao looking up Into his fathers face and andnaying am mJIInyin 1 1saying
saying Father what is I tim matter Art Anyou Artyou Artyou
you not well Has anything happened Jl ipoued Are Areyou Areyon Artyou
you tired Lean on my arm Then hOD turn ¬
ing Inl around to 1 the servants senant the son savj iys y
hA Ah father flhor is getting geting old and ho hohn boshad has lint I
trouble enough enol h in other days to kill ki him
f fho ha third morning 1m ha come and nd It i Is tho
day of ofthe the tragedy trJedy Tho two servants sernnlq are U
left lef with wih tho beast bast of burden buron whilo Abut ¬
ham and his lli son sn Isaac nle as l was tho custom cuom of ofgood ofJood o r rgoad
Jood good peoplo In those times tme went up on tfco t1e S
hill hi III to flncriflcoHo 8lcricoo tho Lord Tho wood is 1 S
taken tU O off the beasts back anti
01 blnts bak put on Isaacs I nlfs S
back blllk Abraham has hnq in ono hand a pan of ofcoals ofcoals o I Icoals
coals or a lamp nnd In the other n sharp
keen knife > Here I1roareailtho orn all al tho anpllnncos for forsacrifice lorMrfcl fo r rsaYifiCeyofl
sacrifice Mrfcl saYifiCeyofl yon say No there is ono thing thiniwanting
thn thnwantng
wanting wantng There Ther Is no victim Tlchnoo victimno no pigeon or o r
heifer heier cr Iamb Isaac Iaac not knowing knoin that he hi
is to bo b tho victim vietm looks up into his hi fathers S
face fno and 111 asks rks a question quelioo which must hnvocut h vecut t
the old man to tho bono My y father The Tb e
father fnthtr said hMyaon My son Isaac lsc here 1 am am Tho Thoeon Thoson Tb 0 0son
son said jJehold lehold tho tire lro und tho wood but butwhero butwher bu t twhere
where wher is tho lamb The lho fathers fathlrs Up lp quiv quivered quIvered qulvered ¬
ered and his heart hear fainted nnd his knees S
knocked kocked together to ether and his hi entire entr body mind mindand mIndaOl I Iand
and aOl soul Boulshher shiver In sickening sickenin anguteh aoih as I he hestruggles heBtrullles Ii I Istruggles
struggles Btrullles to gain Jan equipoise equllQisc for ho does doe not notWant ootwant no t twant
Want to break down And All then thl n he looks a
Into his sons face with wih a i thousand thouand rushing
tenderee tendernesses and says 8 S My son God Gol will willprovido I Iprovide
provide Himself HlmlL a lamb lambTho lamblhotwain lambThe
The lhotwain t twain are nreUOWt now at Ibo foot of tbohill the bill L
the place which Is to be famous Inmouq for a most mo t
traiwoen tru3ein mt nt occurrence OCClrICP Thevgnthor rhaYSILthor some somestones 6 6stones
stones 5ton out of the field fehlll outl build uld an Jl altar atar of o f
thre or four fret high Then they tako this tlii S
wood off oflIsancs Isaacs I1s back balk and sprlnkio sprnkle it I over o < r
the stones so as to holp and invite the flame i ialtanis
The altar a1tar1s is done dODplt tloneXt It to all al done done Isaac Icao has ha S
helped to build it i With Wih his father f ther ho hI has 3
discussed rlsclell whether whetherthe r tho th top of the table Is Iseven isevpn I S Sevin
even evpn and whether the wood is properly pre preparol
parol pare Then there ther is a jnuse lnUSl The son soi LI
looks Jookf around arena to s StO o if i there isnotsomn is not somn liv ¬
ing animal animal that can c be caught cu bt and butchered ti
lor fortbtt the offering offroJ Abraham Abrham triej to choko 0
down his hi fatherly lntbery feelings fcelos and suppress sllppres his hi 3
grief r1el in order that ho may m break brnk to his son so
the thetcrniflonewstliathels torriao terfo news new that he is to tobethovictjm be b tho victim vIctm h
Ah Isaao lo never looked Jook more mor beautiful 1
tl than on that thlt day to his father As A bettal thu old oldman ohtman ci it ittuna
man ran rn his hi emaciate I fingers nI01 through his hissons hislons hi S
sons lons hair hairho balrhosaidto ho said sid to himself hlm lf How shall I
give gto him up What wUl wi his mother say n y
when I come back without my boy 1 1
thought toujht he hf would have been ben the comfort of o ii
my declining deololnK days 1 thought comor he would i
have been bn the hope of ages o to come Beau Eeu ¬
tiful tlul and ad loving Knd yet to dio under my in y
own ow hand had 0 God GOl is i there ther not some other r
sacrifice enorifoe that will wi do Take my life and andspare ad adspa ani ii iispare
spare hla Pour out blood and
spa ha my sava say a
Isaac Iac for his h mother and the world word sve But t
this ti was WI an Inward iowlf1 struggle srlgl The Te father fathercoatrob fatherrtrot r rcoatrols
coatrob rtrot his hi feelings felnr and looks look Into Ito his hi eons so
fa fuse e and says s Isaac Iac must I tell you all all1 all1Bissonsald
HI H Bissonsald son said sid Yes Ye father lut Ithought Ithoujbt al you yo 1
hart har something 8methlnl on your mind mind Tell Tel It i I Tho ci
father fater fathorsald said sid My son sn Isaac WI thou art ar To tho tb a
Ob you say why didnt ddnt that t
young man If i he was WI twenty or thirty years
of age 11 smite smie into the dust du his hi Infirm loOr thir father 1
H He could have done It
bRvO f Ab Ablo Isaao knew kew by b y
this time Um that the
scene 8 oe was Wa typical of a i
Messiah Meiah who was Wlq to come aol so s ha made madeno mlte mlteno C Cno
no struggle srt 16 Tbey fell el on aoh others necks necksand S Sand
and walled out tho parting Awful
to pRins Awful nnd an d
matchless matebls sceno of the th wilderness wlreme The C
rocks rock eiho hack tho braaiueof br IJof their hearts heartsVH
Th VH cry y My y son s m my eon fon Tho jti answer
lMy My father my father fathlr fathlrDo fatherDo IWC
Do not ompnro ompnr this as some people have
to Agamemnon mtmnol willing WUUD to offer ofor up hli hi B
daughter dao httr Iphigcnin lphl enin to plcaso 1enso the gods hi
There Tere Is i nothing comparable romprale Jltno to this wonder od
lui obedience to the
obpdlenc true tre God You know
that victims victm for sacrifice were always bound I
BO that thlt they thoymigbt might mi bt not notstrsgleaway struggle away bund Baw
lings InJ the martyr may when he wa living dvioJ for to r
Christs sake said to the blacksmith who 0
bed the manacle runlelC Fasten Faten bllckrth those chains 5
tight tght now for my flesh neh may m Y sirugg 8trSJo e might ¬
Sly Iy So o Isaacs IMs arms ar were wtr fastened hee his hi S
feet f t aw ar tie The old man ma rallying all al hU hUstrength hi histrn histrenib
strength strn h lifts ls him on to a rUy pile plo nt wood
Fastening FleniS a thong Ihon on onone one side sldeoTth of ofho tho altar alta r
he h makeslt make1 span spn tho thobody body bdy of Isaac I and faa fa fa I
tens te es thothongat the thong a theotherslde the otber sld6 of ofho ofthe the altar alraiand
ad and 2 nn another ° < ther thong tbonJ and ad another thong alar
There Tere Is I the to lamp flickering 2lckerg la i the thooJ wind wd i
JJ JJeady
ready r Y to tb be bputunder put under the b bjoxhwood of ti1 ti1altar tk tkltar
altar ata a Thor ef5 is tthe the l knife kfe b sharp aMradke and keen keeaAbraham keenbrshjmstrngling
Abraham Arai A AI brshjmstrngling strrigjjHcff Ung with wth hiq hI mortal moa feel feelings f fInF feelngs
ings InF I ngs on The t 1 oneAide on de and tho theconircaad theconircaadid < sonarnaH3 maB Qt QtGod p pGd
God Gd G id OB the t e other othertet otherts3ces take hat ath > knifet knjfe knjfee e jroikr jroikrthe d dte
the te th tht e flat f t oC it on ih the palro pan 11r9t 9 t hfc h r b laij aicl eriM eriMto e cn1 cn1o
to t o God for help t combs clm up to th Wflb s4d d dthonUnr or orthe bf bfhoultar JM JMready
thh the thonUnr t altar puts a p rrtin tnjrltlssontbBTjrtwtiff tnjrltlssontbBTjrtwtiffhis lu Jtontbo1fb kIon thobTh br bris
his h h is boy takes ke aJiw a amfs message from ft him fot for formother Ionother
mother moter m other and ad andhtmmo homo and then lifting rtng tho thotorlng tJ0 gUt gUttorn gitring
torn torlng b ring weapon wepon for tho thopluDg plunge of the tfiestroke t tmJeb deaa deaarokehis
stroke mJeb M rokehis bis iult muscle knitting kltng for the thethe work workthe wOrkhe
the t hand halbCf begins to to descend deOlnt Itfab Itfabon I It fob fGb 2ot 2otn
on o n tho heart ho of laoac saao o but on the e arm Iot of ofGod otod
God Gd G od who ho arrcats Irl tho stroke strke jnaKne imtrr D Oaf Oafwilderness n t tildarnoss
wilderness wldAmOJ w quoks wih with the cry crAhrb Abraham AbrahamAbraham Abrahambraham
Abraham A lay nbi Jtthy thy hand nd upon nponthe the lad ladnor la 1adordo
nor n ordo do him himWhatlsthissotindbackfn anyharm anyharm7faat Royhrm
7faat Whatlsthissotindbackfn is i this sound 5nd baok in the wooos W wdodsVTk wdodsVTks OI tJ ft ftIs
Is I s a crackling ckUng as a pC of t tree tre branches brnlhe n 1 bleating bleatingnnd bletn
nnd nnl a nd a struggle s lo Go Abraham Abmlm and Bndi M sawtaa sawtaat what whatit
it i i t is i Oh it t was wa ft ram 11 that thn going through throughthe throu5h throu5hthe throughthe
the woods has Its Ia crooked coke horns hors fastened fastenedand tnne fnzinuend
and ad a nd entangled fnt 1 > in Ii the brushwood brh ood andcottlft andcottlftnot al andeonlot lt
not n ot get Iet loose and a andAbra1inrn Abraham AbrJ1m seizes Jeze it gladly gladlyand glly gllyand gladlynd
and a nd quickly unloosens unl f n Isaac from the altar alterputs altarput altaruts
puts put p uts the ram on o hi h1 place pln e sets set tho lamp lampdor lampder s sen
dor d en the brushwood bnhwolJ of the altar and as Utt asCUS4A tlfe tlfedenin
denin denqn d CUS4A smoke of the t c sacrifice orUltf begins bOJln to t rise risethe rs risehe
the thf t he blood rolls rll down daWn the sides side ot the altar altarand at al alnd
and a nd drous hissing hlcInlnto hissingluto Into the fire f and I hfcar hfcarthe hrhe
I1tr I1trthe
the t he words mr nhlll Behold tho Lamb of God who whotakes whotakfS whoaIs
takes t away IWV tho thesis sins of o the world worldVfall worldWil worldWell
Well Wil what wnt urn ar you going gol to getuHQf getuHQfthis geLo1his
this t TWrolson Tte Thefre Is an aged 1 e minister minster ot eo tho thopel tbttCI gos gospel ¬
pel P CI Ho Hoaya say sa should I get out outoflttht outofltththen of oUt It that thatwhen t
when i hen God tells tels jtoti oti u to t do dou on a thing thlnlwhet tbin whether whthot whthoteems C it itseems jtseem
seems seem s reasonable taonb16 to you or not go o ahead aheadan aed aednnl aheadant
an ant I do it i Hero Her Abraham couldnt couldntl1av have havebuenmistaken havebeenmistaken
buenmistaken blon mtabn God didnt didntpeakaofndistn didntpeakaofndistnv speakso indistinct indistinctIvthnt Indil
Ivthnt Iv l v that it i was T3 not certain ceain whether be becle hecalled hecalledSarah called calledSarah
Sarah or Ablmeleoh Ablm loh or somebody else lse8t lse8twli Ise butwith but butwith
with wli dlvino articulation arlanton divine divIe intonation intonationdivino lotonlon lotonlondivloe IntonatIondivine
divine empboslflj empbaillt ho said 8ldAbrml AbrohnmU Abo Aboham Abrriham Q
ham rushed rushedbHntly blindly ahead nbeal to tod do his hi duty dutyknowing dnl dutyknowlngthat
knowing kowlo knowlngthat that than tbn tiiins JB s wonld come out onrgh onrghLlklwls rlgbp rigb 1 1Libwise
Likewise Llklwls do so jonrsoive Otrtve Thera is a mys mystery rsysery ¬
tery ter t of your life le Thero Is some butoa bardoa my yd ydhavetocamr yd ytihaveto
havetocamr have haveto to ct carry You dont know Jow why hyU God Godhas tJdhits
has ha put it I on you There Ther is i some so persecnv persecnvtlon pers cn cnion
ion ton t some trial mI and ard you u dont d dontGod nc knouwh knouwhGod k pl
God allows allow It f There Ther is a work for yotf y yo WW WWGod to todo todo todo
do and ad you hav not enough pnoAh gra RO < i sothink so yothink
think t lnk to do it I Do as a Abraham Abrham dH Ad Advance Ad Advance ¬
vance Vee and ad do mb your whole duty Bo E willing willingto w
to Rive Riv ap Isaac Is and perhaps perh p3 you will wl no nohave n nhave
have to give up anything JehorihJlhi1 JehorihJlhi1tho Jehov Do
tho Lord Lr will wIIJlrovldl provide A caoitaflessor caoitaflessorthlsoldmlnlGterKivesus cptf1e capitaf1e jt e ethis
thlsoldmlnlGterKivesus this old mIII6ter mt lstergives 1 U UOut ur w wOut a C COut
Out yonder yonceJ in this h house houo Is aa nuai anwoman aged agedwoman
woman tho th llghtof l ht or heaven in her herfnce jfnce tnce She SheAt Se Sheis
is half hat way vaythron5h thrh tliroih At the door T f Sho f hid hn1 ha 1 1hand he hehand
hand on the pearl pe rFof of the gate at6 Mother l tMrw win winwould vjm vjmwoUIIyou t twont
would wont woUIIyou you get It out lt of this subject fubjeot1Ob fubjeot1Obshosy Ob Obsho Obshe
she shosy says ur I wotfld Tol 11 learn lear that thlt it f Itisin is AtholW AtholWpln in tho thoJt thoJtpinch JiSt JiStpln
pln pinch h that God God4omos < Jomos omo to the th relief rlef You Youtho ou outhe
the thclnr altar was wa rsifdy and nd Isaac Lql30 was W fasteae fasteaeon fn fasteciton m
on it i nnd nndtho tho kni klwls knile fa was lifted ltedand ltedandthe ltftocLanct and Jtistuatthe Jtistuat Jnsbtthe
the lust h moment mOlenI God broke in and stopped stoppedprojaedlngs stoppedproellngs
projaedlngs pro eing 8 8nt Smt < S lt t has h been In my sopp life le ot ofseventy otscvntyyelt otsoventy
seventy scvntyyelt years Why b sir sr there was a tlmfr tlmfrwhen t thcn tIawhen
when hcn the flour fi lr was n as all 1 iil out of the house and andI a athIsetthetable
I Isetthetable set the table at noon o on and had nothing nothin nothlngtoput to toput toput
put on it i but five minutes mioute of 1 oclock a ntoa aloat aloatof loaf loafof
of broad 1to d came c me Tho Th Lord Lr will wl provide Jrvde Hy Hyson l1 Iy Iysonwas ¬
son eonw was very sick slc and nd I saidDear s1ld said Dear Lord Lordyon Lr Lordyou
yon yo1 dont mean men to take him away from fromme fromme fromtee
me do mb you jPIeoae lcne Iene Lord Lor dont take takehim tae takehint
him away nwy Uhy 71 > y there ther arc renolbbbm renolbbbmwh neighbor neighborwhohavnthraa nolghboraVh
whohavnthraa Vh have thrOB mtt four sons This is
wh thr ld fou snTbls i my myonly my t toflly
only son son Tab Thf IB f my Isaac Iac Lord LomyU you youwont youwont
wont tao tn e him away from me mml will You Yon2But Yo YoDat YouButlsawhi
But Butlsawhi I saw ho was wa getting etDS worse wore and nd worse worseall worsfl
all RI fl the time and I turned tumu round andprayea andprayeauntil nd P w
until after afer awhllo whU I felt submissive slbml ir and ud Y I Icould Tcnild Ic3u1d
could say sy Thy Til m 0 Lord Lrd ba bl donttl do081dodor doneIThi doneIThidoctors Th Thdoctors
doctors dodor 4V avo him hi up and we all al gave JO him himup hm hmup himup
up And us wasthn wM h custom cusom in those time timewo Umwob ti ic5 ic5wound
wo wob wound hod l made rnadothnirtve thn thlurLve anive clothes ctotb antI tb9 wewfe wewfewflspering we weiitrwrIspcning b bwtlpcring
wflspering wtlpcring nbonttbo nbontbo last exercises exerfsltle whenI whenIlooked tybenIlookid
looked look d nod I saw s somo perspiration pcrplion oh ou hla hlabrow h hI hIbrow
brow showing showioJ that h + the fever lQv r had brocen brocenand broken bmenand
and ho spoke to us U so naturally oatumly that I knew knewbo kew kewbe
bo was going to 4 i welL He did got t rillr rillrand n nRn IIflflI
and Rn < 1 my myson son Isaac IRllc saae whom I thought thonsbt was w go going goingto
ing in ingto to bo slain slim and ul consumed conumed of dlsoase dI5a dlsoazewas dlsoazewasloosened was wasloosened g
loosened looene from ijbat lbaFaltpr ht altar altj And bless ble your yoursou oU our oursouls
sou soul souls Is thats thJts been so for seventy 8venty years YC and andif ad adi
if i my voice vole were wer nt so weak we and if Il 1 could couldBJO coud coudSO couldajo
BJO bettor X i could preach pracht to you younger youngerceoplo youngerteoplo
ceoplo a Burmon tt tor though thot h IcantBcemuch IcantBcemuchI IClnt Icunte young e much muehI
I inn nn seo tbtejvrhenever tbl3hcn cr von yu get Iet Into atou a atough atough
tough tou h place and aod your heart hcr is breaking bra n if ifyou i Ifyou
you will wi wililooka look i > littlo Tttl littlofartherinto farther farber into the theoods theoodsYou voods voodslou
lou YO will wi see cniigbt cnJ L iu the t bnvnchn brnchP a sub sabstitutn sa sasUuto S Sstitute
stitutn sUuto and ad u deliverance p1tance My y son sn Gd GdtrtThlA will willprovide willirrvldn
provide trtThlA HimSJ Himsalf n an anThank lamb lambThank lambhlok
Thank hlok you ot mother for that short shor sermon senaozuI seron
I could preach pr h ba balk bank k to you for a 1 mioqro rainuto 01 ortwo h htwo 11
two nnd say nuver do doyou you fear feat Twlsh rlh I ha h luid luidhalfas P Phalf
half haf halfas as a good godabeofheven od n h bi > p x of olhervn nervcn as you have haveDo hve haveDo
Do 10 not fear feamotqtr fcarmotler mother AYlmtever happensno happensnoharm hlpp happens ns na nahmn ncharm
harm will wi ypr er koi IjIpcn > pen to you ou I w was vs goln goinaup golnup golnup
up a long flight ht of 9fstnirs stnira tn and nUl I saw sw an anoman aged agedwoman agetwoman
woman very ver dDerepit d repit and with a cane canecreeping cmecrepinl a acreeping
creeping crepinl on tip Sho ho made n1du hut very litp little littleprogress littimiprogrs
progress pr r and nnl I kit Jlt very Ter exuberant erbcrnt and nct1idto andsaidto J JBaidto
Baidto idto her uWh WhV mother that Is no way tc tcgo teo tcgo
go o apstttlrs ulstJI anitil throw thrw my arms ams around aroundher nrund aroundher
her her and I carried cared 9ior er r up and nut her don dowson
on n the lauding n the top of tho Bttlra stlr She ShesaM BhesRi Shiartlib
saM sRi H1bnn Thank you ot thank you I am m verj verjthankful ve vetlnnlful vetIlnnfuI
tlnnlful thankful 0 mother motlcr when you get through throughthis thruJ throughthL3
this lifes Hes work anlyou nnl YOl want wnt to go 10 upstair upstairand u uptnIsand air
and rest rst in the go JO1 > > place that God has ha pro provided pr proviJed ¬
vided for foryon you you ou viU J 1Il not have to climb olmb up upyoa upYOI upyofl
yoa YOI will wi not havot hactC < crawl crwl up painfully Tb TbtwounnsthatiWerd Tbtvo 1
twounnsthatiWerd t1 tvo nrs arms Ibn ihnttvero 1er stretched sretoh d on the trass trasswill crs crswill
will wl bo flung nn around rund you and you ou will wU wUhoited r bt bthoisted behoisted
hoisted hoited with witita a glorious Jlotou lift lt beyond all weari weariness we wean weanmind ¬
ness n g and Ind all struggle May the to God of f Abra Abraham Abr Abraham ¬
ham ham nnd Isaac I c bo I with wib you until unU you youse youseo seo the theLamb te theLamb
Lamb Lmb on the hilltops hilltopsNow hlou hlouHow hilltopsNow
Now that nged nSeulilister agedininister minister has h made mldo a aton agc sug suggestion ¬
gestion gc ton tion and ttiisi tdlsngcd aged woman womn has male a asuggestion 8st asuggestion
suggestion st eston I wiiLmako wiLmako a suggestion sugletloo Isaac Isaacroing I Isaactoing
roing Loin up the hill hU makes make mo think t k of the thesrvat thegreat
te terat
great rat saurlflcc Slr1lc Isaac Isac tho only eon of Abra Abraham Abr Abraham ¬
ham Jesus J6US the ouy ouysonof son of God On those thosetwo tboe tboem thetw
two tw m onlys I build huih a tearful t rru emphasis 0 0Isaac 0Iene 0Israe
Isaac Iene 0 Jesus Jeu jBut lut this thi last sacrifice sncrfi nvR was wasa
a moro tremendous trmendmj one When tho tb thok knifi knifiwas kU kUwa3lfelocr tfi tfiwas
was wa3lfelocr lifted over Calvary Cnlmr there thor was W3 no yole voict voictthat voIethat
that thnt cried crmI c cml Step St p and no o hand arrested arted it itSIrirp USh itSliirp
SIrirp Sh up koen anll anhtremcndous tremendous tr it cut ct down downthrough dow downthrough
through throl h norvn and Wll artery nrcl until unt the blood bloodsprayod bM bhodspraytd
sprayod tho face of tlio executioners eXlcutone and andtho nd ndtho andthe
tho midday dan dropped drppe a veil of cloud over overits OVN ovexIts
its it men oecauoi nelal beeal o it t could not ensure en ur9 the thesoectacle te tespectaco th thsneetacie
soectacle 0 Isaac In3 of Mount Moriah 0 0Jesus 0Jtsus 0Jesus
Jesus Jtsus of Mount MOlnt Calvary C v Bettor Btfr could God Godhavo G Godhave
have thrown throwawv awayluto into annihilation aooihiaton a thou thousand thousand
sand 5 nd worlds vord than t o > have have eacrifled ed His only onlyon
Son SOl on It Itwasnot6iooftho was WIoot not 6i QhO > o of tho sar ten sons SOD it Itw3 Itw3ills on was wasHis W
His only Son If I Ho had not given vpn un Him Himyou Himou Himyou
you ou and ad I would vooIl have avo perished perished God G so soloved 8 eoloved
loved bc tho world that tuit Ho gave J8V6 His Hi only onlystop 1 1stop 3stop
stop there nbt because lecuo I have GV forgottentha forgottenthaquotation forgottenthiquotation
quotation qnotnton but because bt uso I want forgete forgeteqnotnton to think thinkGod tbnk thinkGod
God Golso so lovad the world word that He Rave HU HUonly H Hisonly
only begotton beJotton Bon BoI So that whosoever whcocver belioTctb beJm tb
In Him Hm should not perish persh but hare everlast ¬
ing life le Great Grt God break br breakmy my heart hfr eTetI at th ththought the thethol thethought
thought thol ht of that sacrifice sarifice Isaac Ine the only
typical tIca1 of Jesus J e esus the only onl te ony
I have been b told J Jhat hat tho cathedral cthel of St s St3tk
Mark rk stands sand In a quarter quaer in the Cter center of the tbeolty thecity
te teoit
city oit of Venice and nan that when the clock clockstrikes alackstrl clockstrikesl2
strikes strl ko 12 1 at noon Jail a a11 the birds bir from rom the city cty
onrt onc the regions reloo round about abut the olty ol oityfly fly y to tothe tDthfsquar tothesquare
the thfsquar thesquare square and antlsetledown 1stl setfls down dow Itcamolntbla Itcamolntblawise It cmo came 1 in thl this thiswise
wise A largo hearted h o
we Ala1 woman womn passing one onenoonday onenoondy onenoonday
noonday noondy across ars the tl th square sua saw sw png some 8100 bi birdsshivering birds birdsshivering
18hvern shivering In tho cold and andshe she stterd scatteredsozn scatteredsozncrumbeotbreadamongthom scattered son somecrmbot soncrumbs
crumbs crmbot crumbeotbreadamongthom of bread brnnmouJ among them se Thenextday Thenedy 1
j at the same smo flour Iour aim 811 scattered scattcrll moro mor crumbs ermb crumbsof
of bread
brd amongthutn amop tol and nll so on from yaw yawi y
i to year cr until uote the day dB ot her death dcth In hex heiwill hetwU hexwill
I will wU she bequeathed btotb j n certain amount ol oSm04 0 0niony
I money m04 y to keep up the same me practice and andJ andnOW1t andmit
J I now nOW1t at tho first fir atrcio BrC oof of the bOn olI at noon noQ
the birds blrs begin to taone there thel and whoa wh th thclock th the theclock
clock clOk has hl strucU st el 12 1 lO9 the square Bln1 is Ii covored covoredwith ctor cooreduttti
with them How Ho beautifully bautnly suggestive sU ttV
Christ comes comesout out to feed fee thy soul today
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the te better btr It I IB is It ts noon and the h gospel gospelclo gospelclok
clo clk k strikes srke 12 12 Como Ifa flocks fook Com Comas Cowlas O
as doves dove to tho tlo window wlb QwI All A the air is inle filled filedwith
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