He was most appreciative of beautiful things, His love of nature was a stongly marked trait, and he enjoyed poetry and music as few do, He recited tennyson's, "The Crossing of the Bar" to his nurse within two hours of his death and it was repeated at his funeral in his home, Oak Grove, near Brookeville, the afternoon his body was buried in the grave yard of the Friend's Meeting House of Sandy Spring, beside the grave of the mother he had loved so faithfully.
Although he had never had the developing experiences which come to most men in loving and working for a wife and children, he was deeply interested in other people's little ones, and they found him a charming companion. Among those who are grieving because he is no longer of this world are the many children he loved. Perhaps no higher tribute to his character chould be paid than stating this face, for
"Tis the heart and not the brain To the highest doth attain,"
LOWELL. - James Bird Hallowell, son of the late James Margaret Stabler Hallowell, and a member of Sandy Monthly Meeting, Md,. died suddenly, Third month [inhington?] City. His death was a great shock to his [fand?] friends, as it was supposed he was on the way to a recovery from an attack f pneunomia.
[As] a man of strict integrity and with a high sense of Possessed on an unusual memory, and of an [analytical?], he was an entertaining and instructive [conversation-?], he was always a welcome guest in the homes of his Could he have chosen the manner of his death, it [?] been as it was. He could have said:
"Life, steal away,
Choose thine own time,
Give little warning;
Say not good night;
But in some brighter clime
Bid me good morning."
L.C. Sabler Dead.
Mr. L. C. Stabler died at his home two miles east of Weston Tuesday evening, August 2, 1904, aged 6
26 years. Mr. Stabler was born in Maryland, January 30, 18 42.38 and came to Platte county in 1883 where he has since resided. September 27, 1882, he was united in marriage to Miss Effie L. Wright of Lexington, Mo. To this un-tion. three children were born, two of whm with their mother survive their father, viz; Gilpin L., and Miss Katie. Deceased was a good citizen and neighbor, a loving husband and kind father and was a member of the Christian church. His funeral will take place this (Friday) afternoon from the Christain church at 3 o'clock.
Mrs. Stabler, son and daughter have the heartfelt sympath of the entire community.
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