Page:1909. Extract from Captain Stormfield's Visit to Heaven.djvu/115

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Stormfield's Visit to Heaven

Now I am going to be liberal about this thing, and consider that fifty million whites have died in America from the beginning up to to-day—make it sixty, if you want to; make it a hundred million—it's no difference about a few millions one way or t'other. Well, now, you can see, yourself, that when you come to spread a little dab of people like that over these hundreds of billions of miles of American territory here in heaven, it is like scattering a ten-cent box of homœopathic pills over the Great Sahara and expecting to find them again. You can't expect us to amount to anything in heaven, and we don't—now that is the simple fact, and we have got to do the best we can with it. The learned men from other