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A Pointed Prayer

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iue nev. jonu ue, wm Miller ileserves a paragrapji. He ia :i Mtethodisi Episcopal preaeher of Tronton, N, ,). A fow days ago lic was oallèd upon to open with prayr the session of the State Assonibly. IL dkl go, and the Solons who liad been wout to spend praver-tiine in tho lobbv soon liooked as close to bis desk as fliey conld get, And ihis w.-is tho prayér they liearC in part: "Oui1 Fáther, may the menibera of thia House not negleot flie exacting and often uupteasatat dutieaof the eoní mitee-reom, to seék publicity in nöisy championahip of popular meaaurea on tho Hoor of thia . . May these Assoinhlwni'!! so ad :is to e-capr t he neecssity of exphiiningto an nquisilive consfltuency how, home pooi-, on the meagre salan of 00, they retorn rieh." And rust Itere an aVl'nl hush reigned on the lianUs of the Dclauare. and searce even an relio was heard to sav, "Amen."