140 CHURCH REVIEW.
nates being white. There was no man in the whole
establishment more highly respected than he. He ac-
cumulated a good estate, reared a family of six children,
giving all a fair English education.
Before reaching the age of sixteen, Theophilus mas-
tered the studies of surveying and navigation, and
made considerable progress in the study of the German
language. When about eighteen, he left the farm for
a few months and tried the life of a sailor--only on
the waters of the little creek that enters Bridgeton, the
Cohansey, and the Delaware to Philadelphia.
Fort Missoula, Montana.
TEMPERANCE IN THE PUBLIC SCHOOLS
AND IN THE SUNDAY-SCHOOLS
THERE has been no period in the world's history that
moderation has not been essential to the growth and de-
velopment of the people, both in youth and old age,
but more especially in youth. Temperance is a habitual
moderation in regard to the many indulgences. Tem-
perance means moderation in eating and drinking; it
means not to be violent, but cool and calm, both in life
and conduct. It means to soften the temper and to
regulate the whole life. Such habitual moderation is
sure to bring to the surface many of the nobler traits of
character, and many of the leading qualities found in
youth and manhood. Temperance or moderation is be-
tween two extremes, as between excessive heat and cold.
Temperance or moderation takes the middle ground
in all that pertains to true development. It means