The Hymn Saved his Life

The Presbyterian prints a war anecdote of an unconventional sort.

"Some Americans who were crossing the Atlantic, met in the cabin, on Sunday night to sing hymns. As they sang the last hymn 'Jesus Lover of my Soul'—one of them heard an exceedingly rich and beautiful voice behind him. He looked around, and although he did not know the face, he thought that he knew the voice. So when the music ceased, he turned and asked the man if he had been in the civil war. The man replied that he had been a Confederate soldier.

"Were you at such a place on such a night?" asked the first man.

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Scared Into Appendicitis
March 16, 1899

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