Rescued In Peril.

"With my brother I was once climbing the _Cirrha di Jazze_, one of the

mountains in the chain of _Mount Rosa_. When nearly at the top, we

entered a dense fog. Presently our guides faced right about and grounded

their axes on the frozen snowed slope. My brother, seeing the slope

still beyond, and not knowing it was merely the cornice overhanging a

precipice of several thousand feet, rushed onward. I shall never forget

eir cry of agonized warning. He stood a moment on the very summit, and

then, the snow yielding, he began to fall through. One of the guides, at

great risk, had rushed after him, and seizing him by the coat, drew him

down to a place of safety.

"No one could be nearer death and yet escape. On his return home, an

invalid member of his congregation told him that she had been much in

prayer for his safety, and mentioned a special time when she was

particularly earnest, as if imploring deliverance from some great peril.

_The times corresponded._ His life was saved in answer to her prayer."