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it wns strange that the plnoe from paces south of that. The olive-trees
; which, of ail others on the earth, em- here represent a great traffic.
truths of our blessed reli- Mount Olivet,formerly called by Mos-
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darkness, appealing to us as saved men
and saved women to give, give, give—
not the silver they asked,but that which
silver and gold cannot buy—the Christ
whom their land gave to us!”
On the slopes of this sacred Mount our
Lord ami Saviour Christ was accustom
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TURKE V [Continued]
(26). PALESTINE: In the
Environs of Jerusalem, Espe
cially Gethsemane, Gol
gotha, and Olivet.
never do it. I feel that I could almost
write ou ‘ail infinitum,’ but must stop,
and beg pardon for inflicting on you
these hurriedly written impressions of
the Holy City.”
But a short way from our camp north
wards from Jerusalem we were privileg
ed to visit what is termed "the Tombs
of the Kings” orKabur es-Salatan, Ara
bic for "the Tombs of the Sultan,” in
stances of laborious ami expensive aud
anoieut exacavntions for purposes of
sepulture. As Macmillan suvs: "These
excavations are in two separate portions
oonneoted by nil arched portal in the
solid rock which divides them. The
portion which we first enter consists of
a series of broad rock steps, 24 in num
ber, with rock-cut channels ou either
side, lending into two rook-cut cisterns
at the farther end. Passing through tire
partition portal, we enter a spacious
rock-cut court, i>0 feet by 80 feet in ex
tent; and at the farther, or west, end
we rench the rock-cut portioo admitting
to the aotual tombs. Tliese are situated
in loculi and ltokim belonging to three
square chambers, which are reached
through a square vestibule, this in its
turn being entered through a low pas
sage which was formerly closed by a
rolling stone, still to be seen in its
grouve. There nre three smaller cham
bers besides those mentioned above,
which have also contained dead bodies.
commonly known as ‘Gordon’s
Tomb,’ but now more properly
called ‘The Garden Tomb,’ is the
one which many who reject the
traditional sites consider to con
form more closely to (he above
description than any other rock-
cut sepulchre that has yet been
discovered. It stands in the mass
of rock which forms the northern
boundary of a garden, which liter
ally runs into the hillside to the
west ot the ‘Skull’ place itself.
The tomb now belongs to an Eng-
ed to spend evening hours in quiet and Tish Committee, but admission to
prayer, here at its foot he bore the hit- ! it can always be obtained through
tor agony as ho neared the end, here ! t ) le guardian appointed by the
from its summit eastward he Branded Committee, who lives in a small
to heaven. Sea Lk. 2t :87; Matt. 26:89; I, ,
24; 25; l,k. 24:50, 51; Acts 1:12; when * 10llse ln S arc ' en -
you sot foot ou this holy ground trod by I “We will now take a stroll along
the foot of that Son of God who also be- the summit of the hill to the east-.
The Starting Point.
If you want to bo happy,
Bogin whero you are;
Don't wait for somo rapture
That's future and far.
Begin to bo Joyous,
Boffin to bo Kind,
And soon you’ll forgot
That you ever were sad.
If you want to bo happy.
Boffin whore you are.
Your windows to sunlight
And sweetness unbar.
If dark seems the dny,
Light a candle of oheer
Till its steady flame brighten*
Each heart that comes near.
If you want to bo happy,
Benin where you are.
God sols In each sky
Heaven’s Joy bringing star.
Live gravely beneath It,
Thrniiffh cloud and toward light.
And under its radiance
Your paths shall bo brlffht.
serration Tower, from the platform of
which (by 214 steps), we had the best
view of Jerusalem as well as of all
Southern Palestine from the Mediter
ranean to the Dead Sea and the Moun
tains of Moab beyond the Jordan. It is
splendid on a dear day. The summit
of Olivet is 2720 feet above sea-level.
About tlie tower on the top of Olivet
nre some Russian buildings, while upon
the side toward Jerusalem, are the
Greek Gethsemane aud St. Mary Mag
dalen Ohuroh newly built and of ex
pensive Russian style. A comparatively
small number of olive-trees here and
there dot the ledges and terraces where
once were large and shady groves, and
yet it Is exceedingly delightful to wnlk
under the slinde of this grove on Olivet
eveu now, aud think of him who as the
Saviour from it ascended hack up into
heaven to His seat of glory ou our behalf
ns one looks up into the heavens wither
He hns gone to prepare us a placet Never
did the blue sky above you seem so full
of menning and promise ns at snob a
moment. On the other southward side
of the Mount from the Russian are the
Carmelite Monastery and Latin Build
ings with the Paternoster Church and
the Church of the Creed; while ou the
westward side of the two central sum
mits lies Kofr et-Tur, a Moslem village
of poor stone cottages. To the north of
the latter and east of the Russian Tow-
Altogether there are receptacles forover ‘ er is the Chapel of the Ascension, and
Lately I asked a friend who went on
the Cruise with ns to give me some of
his "Impressionsof Modern Jerusalem,"
and his reply in part was this: “It is
now 10 p. in. I have spent an honest
ho-.r entering the sacred walls of Jeru
salem, going immediately to the Mosque
of Omar, and haven’t yet gotton out. I
have thrown up the job, and must ask
you to please excuse me, for I cannot
for the life of me grant you this special
favor that you ask, to give you my im
pressions of the Holy City. You know,
my dear old chum, that I have no pow
er whatever of concentration. What I
have just succeeded in committing to
paper is simply a harangue and what
you ulready have in the guide-books. I
have just had my stenographer read it
to nay wife, aud she says, ‘That isn’t
what he wants at all. He wants your
impressions.’ The very thing that it is
impossible for me to commit to paper.
I find myself in the predloament the lit
tle boy was in when the geography class
was called up to recite, and the teaoher
asked him ‘On whiohHide of the Mississ
ippi River are the Rooky Mountains?’
The youtigster said, ‘I know,’but I
haven’t the language to express it.' One
impression I will give. I have always
been told that when a oat dies he or she
always comes back. Not so in Jerusa
lem, the oat romnins right where it dies.
Requiescat in peace! This will give your
readers an idea of the filthy narrow
streets we walked over together. In a
day or so when the spirit moves me, I
may give you some other ’impressions.’
.1 oanuot write more tonight, this 1ms
almost produced nervous prostration I
am going to start out next Sunday, nnd
70 bodies, and the tomb must have been
intended originally for the burial of
personages of the highest rank. They
certainly are not the sepulchres of the
Kings of .Tudnh, who were buried on
Mount Zion; but the most generally ac
cepted theory now is that they were the
family oataoombs of Helena, Queen of
Akiabeue, who, becoming a Jewish
proselyte, settled in Jerusalem after her
Husband’s death in the year A. D. 48.
She had a very namcrous family of chil
dren and grandchildren, and they were
all buried in a place described by Jose
phus, and answering accurately to this
position." The Tombs of the Judges,
of much the same sort, are within easy
reach from this point on the road from
the City to Neby Samwil.
In the valley of the Kedrou to the
east of Jerusalem we also had a olose
view of the so-called Tomb of Absalom
(through a large hole in the side of
which the natives fling stones every
time they pass by it in ooutompt, so
leaviug few stones outside its base); be
hind it the Tomb of Jehoshaphat with
entrance ohoked up with rubbish, but
without connection with Jehoshaphat,
who, according to 1 Kgs. 22:59, was
buried ou Mt. Zion; further southward
the Tomb or Grotto of St. JumeB.a large
excavated chamber in the side of the
cliff fronted by a porch upheld by two
whole and two half oolumns joined by
an architravo surmounted by a frieze
"With triglyphs and cornice, aud of Dor
ic style, ou the traditional spot whero
the Apostle was hurled to Ins death in
the valley; and the Tomb of Zuchurias,
a cubio mouolithio structure cut out of
the natural rock and divided from it by
a wide passage. Probably all of these
are of the Hetodiau or Graeco-Roman
period. On the side of the Mount of
you are here shown the impress of
Christ's right foot turned southward in
an oblong marble enclosure. It belongs
to the Moslems who hold it as sacred,
but Christians are permitted to worship
in it on certain days. It stands by Hie
side of a Dervish Monastery.
The Latin Church of Hie Creed is so
styled from the tradition that the apos
tles of Christ drew up the Christian
Creed on this site. Just baok of this is
the Latin Church of Pater Noster.about
82 years old, ereoted by a Frenoh lady
(the Priuoess Latour d’Auvergne) and
having within it her life-sized memorial
effigy, and where a tradition from Cru
sading times localizes Christ's toaokiug
His disoiples what is known us “The
Lord’s Prayer,” more properly “The
Prayer of a Disoiple of Christ.” This
tradition we know to be absolutely false,
for the Sermon ou the Mount, iu which
this Prayer appears, waB delivered by
our Lord near the Sea of Galilee. The
building is well-worth seeing, however,
being quite costly and beautiful aud
ohoste of deooratiou, aud having paint
ings of a high order, witli the words
Pater Noster(Onr Father) etc., over the
entrance, aud the word “Pater (Fath
er)” on the right baud door-post, aud
the word “Credo (I Believe)'’ on the
left, while ou going in and turning to
the left as we proceed around the hand
some, quadrangular, covered, inner
court we observe thil'ty-two large slabs
iu the walls thereof, each bearing the
Lord’s Prayer in a different language to
the others, as follows—in Arabic. Ar
menian, Hebrew, Curd, Hindustan,Cop
tic, Ethiopian, Chinese, Sancrit, Tartar,
Flemish, Thibetan, Breton Ithe ancient
Frenoh), Swedish, Samaritan—Hebrew,
French (facing the tomb of the noble
Frenchwoman wlm made the building
mile southeastward to "the Tombs of I in the adjacent wall), Italian, Georgian,
lam iust ‘spiling to talk. I do not i - , „ ,, , , .. ,. ,
, ' ‘ , .. . , , Olives one goes about a quarter of a : possible, with a niche tor a funeral urn
have to concentrate down in this neok | ” 1 11
of the woods, they do not expect it of
me. I just emanate atoned nnd hit our | gt.yle from all others about Jerusa-1 Chalduio, Syriac, Greek, Norwegian,
experiences am trait, s in le ng i , originally Jewish tombs, but later j Slavonian, Danish, Muscovite, English,
i German, Turkish. Truly the Lord's
places . . I used for Christian burial purposes,with-1 Ger;
not ier ts,eem>. ■ erusa em pi grim , au g|it to indicate the propriety of j Prayer is "the universal prayer” for the
in response to the same quety gave me .
this interesting rejoinder: “It is hard j uttme ’
to enumerate what was most striking in 1 T* 10 Garden of Getlisemaue is across
Jerusalem, as there are so many striking ' the Kedron and at the juncture of three
things. But—1. Let me say, that when \ roads at the foot of and running over
I first saw, near at hand, and came to, Mount Olivet. The Latin and the Rus- . . , .
Hie Cifv I was disappointed. I had al- ; siau (Greek) Churches have each a Gar- » umer ' aml 0r ® ttte wlthlu m “ a cleuu
ways had it fixed in my mind as a city ! «leu designated Gethsemane (0 il_ | “eart, O God, and renew anght spirit
set upon a hill and sarrounded by hills, Press”), both originally were probably wdLrn me. July to such us receive
and so it is, but we IoRe that impression ! included iu the same piece of ground so the Son ot God as their Saviour does
coining into the city from the north. I j called; at present the Latin Gethsemane j God give the right to become His e til*
thiuk ft would pay for tourists to make! lathe favored spot of visitors, not only | P™*» offer up the prayer that
the trip 'so as to come into Jerusalem i walled off from the world but fenced iu ' “ taught H,s followers, the chil-
from the east and get the first good view with higli iron-work aud very ornmnen-
from the brow of the Mount of olives. ■ tal. entered by gates and belonging to
There is nothing in or around Jerusa- : the Franciscan monks, enclosing a love
lorn more striking, more thrilling than ly garden nicely kept, with eight veuer-
the view from Olivet’s brow looking able olive-trees and many flowers, and beggars, one of whom, a poor woman,
west 2 Most of the tilings shown in around it pictures of the 14 so-called to attract our attention to her misery,
the wav of localities, etc , that seemed Stations of the Cross. We made a; uncovered iier right foot which was
to be probably genuine, were deep down "Sabbath-Day’s Journey” hither; some | about to drop off at the ankle-bones and
or under ground as the Pools of Betlie- of our party offered money to the monk j wabbled it back aud forth witli one
sda and Siloam, the arch and old pave- opening the iron-gate for the privilege J hand, while holding out the other for
ment under the Church of the Sisters of of picking some of the flowers, but he backshish. Oh, how we wished we
Zion just at Hie present arch of Ecce | said, "Oh, no. they oanuot be bought;
Homo, the lower stones in the wall of hut each of von can piok a few of the
the .Tews’ Wailing-Place and the Tower flowers to take away with you as a re-
of David, and Robinson’s Arch near-by. minder of the sacred spot! We could
3. Another thing that impressed me not but be struck with his Christian „ , 1 tu t K
was.that above ground, for instance and spirit, and how different he was from 1 of Jesus Christ of Nazareth .Rise up aud i yet laid. [Jno. 19 ; 4 1 J - '■‘ ie lomD,
Lord's Disciples and Apostles out of
every nation under heaven, but for none
else. It is not the prayer of an unre
generate and unconverted sinner,lie can
only plead "God he merciful to me the
t Christ taught His followers, the chil
| dren of the Heavenly Father.
1 As we descended from Olivet and
' passed by Gethsemane we almost ran
I into the arms of a group of tellers and
came the Sou of Man for us, that He I
might bring us baok to God.
A word now ns to the place differ
ently designated by the terms Golgotha
(Hebrew), Krnnion (Greek), Calvaria
(Lntiu), Calvary (English), meaning
"the Skull-simp?:!" or "Place of a
Skull," where Christ the Substitute for
sinners was put to death by Crucifixion.
The Holy Scriptures plainly tench us
this was a well-known, open, large and
very conspicuous place, a plnoe outside
the walls of but near to the city of Jeru
salem and olose to n main way of en
trance thereto as well ns in proximity to
both gardens and sepulchres. Allowing
for all the changes incident upon the
pnssnge of time nnd Its desolations nnd
transformations, there is no plnoe (not
even that over wliioh stands the Ohuroh
of the Holy Sepulohre within the City)
Hint fulfils all the conditions so precise
ly or eveu approximately as what is
termed in common parlance "Gordon's
Calvary" to the northeast of what Is
now now termed the Damascus Gate,
but which, we must not forget, was
changed by the monks from "Stephen’s
Gnte,” its former name, for what reason
we do not say.
The finest statement of the whole
situation Hint we have seen is flint given
in MnomiUnn's Guido, worthy of a
wider perusal thau by the travelling
public: "Emerging from the city, anil
crossing the main road which runs par
allel to the northern wall of the city, we
see immediately before us, to the right
of the Damascus Rond, a remarkably
shaped mound with bare limestone
cliffs; amt this some believe to he the
True Calvary. The following argu
ments appear to favor this site: (1) It
was undoubtedly outside the oity, yet
nigh to it, in our Lord’s time (Matt. 27:-
82; Jno. 19:20;Heb 18;12;cf. also Num.
15:85; 1 Kgs. 21:18; AotsT:58). (2) It
stands olose to the junction of the main
ronds, the one from south to north, the
other from east to west, whore there
would bo many casual passers-by (Matt.
27:39; Mk. 15:29). (8) It is still known
by Hie .Tews of Jerusalem as the ‘Hill
of Execution,’ aud at the east end of it
is‘the Place of Stoning.’ (4) It an
swers unmistakably to the ‘Plnoe of n
Skull’ (Matt. 27:38; Mk. 15:22; LU.
28;88, marg., ,lno. 19:17). It is not so
much that the shape of the whole
mound resembles that of n skull .'though,
ns General Charles George Gordon show
ed by the models made from his very
oareful survey and measurements, the
resemblance is remarkable. It is rather
because there is a natural conformation
iu the face of the cliff which is exuctly
like a skull. The ‘Skull Plaoe’ is a lit
tle to the west of the large cave known
as ‘Jeremiah's Grotto,’ and nearly ad
joins the commencement of the wall
wliioh lias been built in front of the en
trance to the oave. It is, in fact, be
tween the ‘Grotto’ and another conspi
cuous cave to the west, immediately be
low the brow of the lull. The forehead,
eye-sockets, nose-cavity, cheek-bones,
mouth and lower jaw are wonderfully
clear and distinct; and on either side of
the Skull’ the rock lias been rent from
top to bottom by a violent
earthquake at some distant period, ol'
time. (See Matt. 27 ;51.) The best plaoe
from which to see the‘Skull’ appear
ance on the face of the cliff is from the
flat roof of one of the houses in the ele
vated portion of the city to the east of
the Damascus Gate. But it can he eas
ily seen from the road as well, The
stoue of which the cliff is composed is
nummulitio limestone, one of the least
friable stones known to geologists; and
there is no reason to think that climatic
of other influences have materially
changed the appearance of the cliff from
Hie days of Christ to the present time.
“The summit of the hill is now
occupied as a Moslem cemetery,
and some people have thought
there was a cemetery here in Jew
ish days, and that that was another
reason for the hill being known as
‘the place of a skull.’ We do not,
however, attach much importance
to this idea.
“The next question is, ‘Where
is the Tomb of Arimathaea, in
which Jesus Christ was buried?'
St. John locates it with tolerable
em side of the entrance
to Jtre Man’s Mortality.
Standing on the j I.lko as tlu> dam ask roar you son,
, Or like a blossom on a tren,
edge of the clllt and looking over, Or like Ihu dainty flower In May,
|,ix- ;... Or llkt> the morning lo till* day,
we can see that the clilf itscll has ,, t . the sun, or like tno shade,
been artificially formed into a
smooth vertical face, and that at
hill is a level
the bottom of the hill is a
Hoor of the same solid rock. This
is ‘The Place of Stoning,' and
here, possibly, St. Stephen suffer
ed martyrdom. The stoning is
generally much misunderstood.
The condemned person was
brought up to the brow of the hill.
His hands were tied behind his
back, and he was stationed on the
brink with his face towards the
precipice. The chief witness then
gave him a push, which sent him
headlong down on to the rock floor
below. As a rule, he would be in
stantaneously killed, his bones be
ing shattered in all parts of his
body. In order, however, to in
sure his instant death, the witness
es and others leaned over the brow
and dropped upon his quivering
body large blocks of stone, thus
literally pounding him to death,
This method of execution explains
why the inhabitants of Nazareth
took Christ up to ‘the brow of the
hill whereon their city was built,
that they might cast Him down
headlong’ | Lk. 4:29].They thought
that Christ had spoken blasphemy
and the punishment for blasphemy
wasdeath by stoning [Lev. 24:16;
1 Kgs. 21:13; Acts 7:58]. A well-
known passage from Christ’s teach
ing is also admirably illustrated by
the two-told process of the being
first thrown down on to the stone
courtyard below, and then being
pounded to death by the stones
from above, speaking of the sin
ot blasphemy and its consequences,
Jesus says, “Whosoever shall fall
on this stone shall be broken; hut
on whomsoever it shall fall it will
grind him to powder. [Matt. 21:4]"
These are facts worthy of care
ful consideration by every intelli
gent reader and studunt of the
Word of God in the light of the
Land, Here we stood under the
blue dome of heaven, without the
shadow ot superstition and priest
craft, and we murmured a hearty
“Thank God!” We paid more than
one visit to the Garden Tomb un
der the Hill of Calvary, glad to be
out of sight of the “Crucifix” worn
by men, and filled with unspeak
able gladness as we thought of the
“Cross” whereon Christ died for
shock of sinners that sin might he made an
end of. Herein “God commend-
eth His own love toward us, in
that, while we were yet sinners,
Christ died for us.. Much more
then, being now justified by His
blood, shall we he saved from the
wrath of God through Him. For
if, while we were enemies,we were
reconciled to God through the
death of His Son, much more, be
ing reconciled, shall wc be saved
by His life.” [Rom. 5:8-io] As we
passed out of the garden from the
tomb one evening we were con
fronted by a great herd of sheep
in the narrow avenue, but they
only made us think the more of |
“The Lamb of God that taketh
away the sin of the worid!” [Jno.
1:29, cf. Isa. liiij. Yea, indeed—
“In the cross of Oilrist I (dory, Tower-
Or llko tho Hom'd wliioh Joints had;
Even such !h man, whose thread Is spun,
Drawn out ami out and so le done.
Tho roBU wit horn, tho hloHsnm hlnntnth.
The flower fades, tho morning hanteth,
Tho aim hoth the nlmilow files.
The Kotird consumeH, the man-lie dloo.
Like to I he grass Hull's newly sprung.
Or like a (ale 1 Iml's new begun,
Or like the bird that's here today.
Or like the pearled dew In May,
Or like an hour, or like a spun,
Or llko Dim slnshiH of a nwan;
Even such Is man, who lives hy hroath.
Is hero, now there, In life and death.
The Brass withers, the tale Is ended.
The bird Is flown, tho dew’s ascended,
Tho hour Is short, tho span not long.
The swan's near death, nine's Ilf* Is
I.lko lo the bubble In tho brook,
Or In a glass much llko a look,
Or like tho shuttlo In weaver's hand,
Or like the writing in the sand.
Or like a thought, or like a dream,
Or like tho gliding of the stream;
Even such Is man, who lives hy breath,
Is here, now there, In llfo ami death.
Tho btihhloa out, tho look forgot,
Tho shuttla'a flung, the writing’s blot,
Tho thought Is past, tho dream Is goMt
The walors glide, man's llfo Is done.
Like lo an arrow from tho bow,
Or like swift course of water flow,
Or like that lime twlxl flood and ebb,
Or like the spider's lender iveh,
Or llko a raco, or llko a goal,
Or llko Him dealing of a dole;
Even such Is man, whoso brittle slate
Ih always subject unto fate.
The arrow shot, the flood soon spent.
The time, no lime, the wob noon rent.
The nice hijou run, the goal soon won,
The dole soon dealt, man's life soon done.
Like to the lightning of tho sky,
Or like 11 (lost that quick doth iiln,
Or like a quaver In a song,
Or like a Journey three days long.
Or llko the imow when summer's coma,
Or like (lie pear, or like I ho plum;
Even such Is man, who heaps up sorrow.
Lives hut this day and dies tomorrow.
Tho lightning's past, the post must go.
The eong le short, tint Journey so,
The pear doth rot, tho plum doth fall,
The snow dissolves, und so must all.
8ay Something Good.
I’lck out the folks you like tho least and
watch 'oni for awlillo;
They never waste a kindly word, they
never waste a smile,
They criticise tliolr fellow men at every
chance they get,
They never found a human Just to suit
their fancy yet.
Prom them I guess you'd learn sees*
things, If they were potntod out—
Borne things that every ono of us should
know a lot about.
When Homo one “knooks” a brother, pees
•round the loving cup—
Bey something good about him If you
have to make It up.
It’* safe to say that every man Clod 1
hold* trace of good
That ha would fain exhibit to hie fellewa
If ho could;
The kindly deuds In many a soul are hi
Awaiting the encouragement of other
souls that dare
To show the best that’s In them, and a
Would Htart the whole world running in m
hopeful, helpful groove.
Bay something sweet to paralyse) the
"knocker” on tho spot—
Mpeitk kindly of Ills victim if you know
the man or not.
Hhe whs so tired of loll, of everything,
Have loving those who needed all her
Her heart was llko the golden heart of
When the while clouds sail above
Autumn of life arid tears were hern, and
Hhe sang and loved and gladdened oh
Nor storms nor snows could make her
Young April's radiant srnllo.
Hhe was so woary, hut wo never guessed
How weary till she Hmlloil at sot of sun
And whispered as she drifted Into rest,
"My loving now Is done."
"Tired of all save loving.” Ixit this be
Tho epitaph Inscribed where now she
Time shall riot bldo the words nor memory
Tho love look of her eyes.
1114 u’er the wrecks of time,
All the light of snored story, Gathers
round its head sublime.”
(To be continued.)
could, instead of giving her money, nay minuteness. ’Now in the place
unto her as did Peter aud John to the where He was crucified there was
man at the beautiful gate of the Temple j a ]en . and in the garc jen a new
—"Silver and gold have I none, but b , .
. ri r , , 1 serru chre, wherein was never man
such as I have give I thee. I11 the name '
The laxative effect of Chamberlain's
Stomach and Liver Tablets is so agree
able and so natural that you do not
realize it is the effect of a medicine.
For sale by Ilolt & Gates, druggists,
What almplo sights give comfort
On a bare, brown winter day!
A little bird by our window,
A little child over the way,
A lift of blue twixt roof and roof,
Whero the sunshine flashes clear;
A rose that blooms serenely
Despite the time of year.
What little things give pleasure
When Sorrow hath her way
And llfo bereft of gludness
Is but a winter day!
A word with accent tender,
A softly dropping tear,
Love’s roses blooming brightly
Despite tho time of year.
-Mary Frances Butts In Now York Trib
The road of right has neither turn nor
It stretches straight unto tho highest
Hard, long and lonely? Yes, yet never
Can lose the way thereon nor miss the
—Prlsoilla Leonard in Outlook.