We are reminded daily of the uncertainty of human life: for the young and the old, the gay and the grave, the
good and the wicked, are subject to death. Young people do not realize this, but it is nevertheless true, and
before you are old enough, my children, to understand and lay to heart all that your mother would tell you of
her dearly beloved father, she may be asleep with grandma, close beside him in Bellefontaine. An earthly
inheritance is highly esteemed among men. For this reason great efforts are made by them to lay up treasures
for their children. They know not,...