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PNOBE SPIKE PEACE.
KJjflmage. at Capernanm, "by the Sea
of Galilee, Eecalls a Scene
BVHEfiEIH A STORM WAS STILLED.
fflParallel Drawn That Extends to Many a
Phase of Life.
Ketex DISCIPLES SEE ROUGH SAILING
rcPECIU. TO THl DISPATCH.!
f. "'Capekn atjsi, December 15. The Rev.
D. Pe Witt Talmage, D. U., preached bere
nto-dar to a group of friends on "The Stormy
assaee." taking for his texts the verses of
ilie gospel following: John vi, 17: "Entered
Tinto a ship, and went over the sea toward
iCapernaum;" and Mark iv, 39: "And he
K, s rose and rebuked the wind and the tea.
.i TTai.a ? ttiic eaorfinra villftcrmrns thft tffl
jporary home of that Christ who for the most
ot his life was homeless. On the site of this
llare. now in ruins, and all around this
Make, what scenes of kindness and power,
and glory and pathos when our Lord lived
liere! It has been the wish of my life, I
cannot sav the hope, for I never expected
jjthe privilege to stand on the banks of Gali
lee. "What a solemnity and what a rapture
tof'be bere! I can now understand the ieel-
Hng of the immortal Scotchman, Eobert JIc-
fChryne, when, sitting on the banks of this
lake, he .wrote:
It Is rot that the wild gazelle
Comes down to drink thy tide.
But lie that was pierced to save from hell,
OK wandered by thy side.
Graceful around thee the mountains meet
Thon calm reposing sea.
V iBnt at: far more, the beautiful feet
Of Jesus waited oer tnee.
I can now easilyunderstand from the con
tour of the country that bounds this lake
that ttorms were easilv tempted to make
v these waters their playground. From the
'jrentle way this lake treated our boat when
.-we sailed on it yesterday,' one wouia nave
fthoncht it incapable of a paroxysm of rage,
but it vra quite different on both the occa
sions spofced ol in my two texts.
THE OLD VISION BETnBNS.
I close mv eves, and the shore of Lake
Galilee as it now is, with bnt little signs of
-liuinau life, disappears, and there comes
back to mv vision the lake as it was in
;t Christ's time. It lay in a scene of great
"luxuriance: the surrounding hills terraced.
fj-loped. Grooved, o many hanging gardens
,yo: beauty. Un the snore were castles, armed
-towers, ltoman baths, everything attractive
and beautiful all styles of vegetation in
shorter space than in almost any other
space in all the world, from the palm tree
of the forest to the trees of rigorous climate.
It seemed as if .the Lord had launched
nni wave ot beautv on all the scene, and it
hunr and swung from rock and hill and
oleander. Unman scntleman in pleasure
boats sailing this lake, and countryman in
!sh smacks comintr down to drop their nets.
Jfass each other with nod and shout and
laughter, or swinging idly at their moorings.
O, what a beautiful scene!
Itseems as if we shall have a quiet nizht.
iKot a leaf winked in the air; not a ripple
.disturbed the face ot Gennesaret: but there
seems to be a little excitement up the beach,
and we hasten to see what it is. and we find
.lit an embarkation.
,'f From the western shore a flotilla pushing
;inor cliDper with valuable merchandise, nor
y-rnrjitl. VMSpl rftflrlv tn flftstrnf pvpMrthinr
i they could seize, but a flotilla, 'bearing: mes-
iTsengers of light and life and peace. Christ
'Win the trout ot the boat. ns disciples
ere in a smaller boat. Jesus, weary with
xnuch speaking to large multitudes, is put
into somnolence uy the rocsing ot the waves.
IT CHANGED WHILE THE SAVIOR SLEPT.
It there was any motion at all, the ship
was easily lighted; if the wind passed from
starboard to larboard, or from larboard to
starboard, the boat would rock, and by the
cenU-ness of the motion putting: the Master
'nslc n. And they extemporized a pillow
S made int of a fisherman's coat. I think no
"sooner is Christ prostrate, and his head
touched the pillow, than he is sound asleep.
The breejes of the lake run their fingers
'through the locks of th worn sleeper, and
the boat rises and falls like a sleeping child
ion the bosom of a sleeping mother.
Calm nicht. starrv nich;. beautiful nizht.
JBnn up all the sails, ply all the oars, and let
L'the Iarse boat and the small boat elide over
s. gentle Gennesaret. But the sailors say
uiere is xuiuc w ue a cuuukc 01 weainer.
iahq even uie passengers can near tue
lnoaninc of the storm as it comes on with
!trreat stride, and all the terrors of hurricane
: and darkness. The large boat trembles
like a deer at bay among the clangor of
the hounds; great patches of foam are flung
into the air; the sails of the vessel loosen,
ana tne snarp winas cracc nice pistols; the
smaller boats, like petrels, poise on the
,' cliffs of the waves and then plunge.
uverboara go cargo, tacKling and masts,
and Hie drenched disciples rush into the
ack part of the boat, and lav hold of
Ghrfst, and say unto him: "Master, carest
. thou not that we perish?" That great per-
snnaee lifts his head from the pillow of the
--nsbennan s coat, walks to the front of the
gvessel, and looks ont into the storm. All
aronnd him are the smaller boats, driven in
'the tempest, and through it comes the cry of
SPEAKING PEACE TO THE STORM.
Bv the flash of the lightning I see the
calm brow of Christ as the spray dropped
jjXskj-and another for the waves. Looking
xtipward He cries: "Peace!" Looking down-
"waru lie says: "ae stun
ZLbe waves tall flat on their laces, the
foam melts, the extinguished tars relight
their torches. The tempest falls dead and
'Christ stands with His feet on the neck of
the storm. And while the sailors are bail
ing ont the boats, and while they are trying
to .entangle the cordage, the disciples stand
iniamazement, now looting into the calm
tea., then into the calm sky. then into the
calm Savior's countenance, and they cry
felt: "What manner of man is this, that
even the winds and the sea obey him?"
liTne subject in the first place impresses me
ith the fact that it is very important to
Christ in the ship; for all those boats would
have gone to the bottom of Gennesaret if
.Christ had not been present Ob, what a
essen for you and lor me to learn I We
bust always have Christ in the ship. What
ever voyage we undertake, into whatever
enterprise we start, let us always nave Christ
in tbe ship. All you can do vrith utmost
tension of body, mind and soul, you are
'bound to do; but ob 1 have Christ in every
enterprise, Christ in every voyage.
'iThere are men who ask God's help at the
beginning of ereat enterprises. He has been
Tfim inem in toe pasi; no irouoie can over
throw them; the storms might come down
from the ton ot Mount Hermon. and lash
'Gennesaret into foam and into agony, but it
could not hurt them.
WELL ENOUGH KNOWS NO GOD.
But here is another man who starts ont in -
'worldly enterprise, and be depends upon the
uncertainties of this life. He has no God to
S'help him. After a while the storm comes
.and tosses off the masts of the ship; he pnu
i&out his lifeboat and the long boat: the sheriff
Mand the auctioneer try to help him off; they
can!t help him off; he must go no Christ in
Itbesbip. Xourltte will oe made up of
gsunshiqe and shadows. There may be in it
gArctic blast' or' tropical tornadoes; I
fflcnnir 'nnt what ib before vdn. hnt T
jkoow if you have Cbrit'l''with you all
gsnau DC well. 1QU mayi.'secm ui gee along
j&withont the religion of Christ while every-
tlimi iam atnAAtlilv I,,, f n fop will l act,....
sorrow hovers over the soul, wrhen the waves
otftria.1 dash clear over the hurricane deck.
nndithe decks are crowded with piratical
dSjsters-h, what would you do then witb-
t11-i.-Ta 5 it : mil n.J r
oui.-uuri in Lite saint xafcc uu lur Your
SrflKL' ifl.j !j-r".i -- I
purlieu, vrou lor your guiuc, ixuu iur your i
nelSTlthen .'all is well; all islwell lor time, I
all shall be -well forever: Blessed is" that
man who puts in the Lord hu. trust. He
shall never be confounded.
Bnt my subject also impresses tne with
the Inct that when people start to follow
Christ thev must not expect smooth sailing.
These disciples got into the small boats,
and I have no doubt they said: "What a
beautiful day this is! What a smooth seal
What a bright sky this is! How delightful
is sailing in this boat! And as for the
waves under the keel of the boat, why they
only make the motion of our little boat the
DISCIPLES MEET WITH TRIALS.
But when the winds swept down and the
sea wss tossed into wrath, then they found
that following Christ was not smooth sail
ing. So yon have found it; so
I have found it. Did you ever
notice the end of tbe life of the apostles of
Jesus Christ? You would say, if ever men
ought to have had a smooth life, a smooth
departure, then those men, the disciples of
Jesus Christ, onght (o have had such a de
parture and such a life. St. James lost his
bead. St, Philip was bung to death on a
pillar. St. Matthew had his life dashed
out with ahalbert. St. Hark was dragged
to death through tbe streets, et. James the
Less was beaten to death with a fuller's
club. St Thomas was struck through with
a spear. They did not find follow
ing Christ smooth sailing. Oh,
how they were all tossed in
the tempest! John Huss in the fire; Hugh
McKail in the hour of martyrdom; the
Albigenses, the Waldenses, the Scotch
Covenanters did they find it smooth sail
ing? But why go into history when we can
draw from our own memory illustrations of,
the troth of what I say? S'ome yonng man
in a store trying to serve God, while his
employer scoffs at Christianityjthe young
men in the same store, antagonistic to the
Christian religion, teasing him, tormenting
him about his religion, trying to get him
mad. They succeed in getting him mad,
saying, "You're a pretty Christian!" Does
that young nlan find it smooth sailing when
he tries to follow Christ? Or you remember
a Christian girl. Her father despises the
Christian religion; her mother' despises the
Christian religion; her brothers and sisters
scoff at the Christian religion; she can
hardly find a quiet place in which to say her
prayers. Did she find it smooth sailing
when she tried to follow Jesus Christ? Oh,
rEKSECUTION' ON THE PBOGBAUME.
All who would live the life of the Chris
tian religion must suffer persecution; if yon
do not find it in one way, vou will get it in
another way. xne question was asKeu:
"Whaare those nearest the throne?" And
the answer came back: "These are they
who came up out of great tribulation great
flailing as the original has it; great flailing,
great pounding and had their ' robes
washed and made white in the blood of the
Lamb." Oh, no not be disheartened! Take
courage. You are in glorious companion
ship. God will see you through all trials,
and He will deliver you. My subject also
impresses me with the (act that good people
sometimes get very mucn ingntened.
In the tones of these disciples as they
rushed into the back part of the boat, I find
they are frishtened almost to death. They
say: "Master, carest thou not that we
perish?" They had no reason to be
irightened, for Christ was in the boat. I
suppose ir we had been there we would have
been just as much affrighted. Perhaps
more. In all ages very good people get
very much affrighted. It is olten so in our
day, and men say: "Why look at the bad
lectures; look at the various errors going
over the church of God; we are going to
founder; the church is going to parish: she
is going down." Oh, how many good peo
ple are affrighted by iniquity in our day,
and think the church of Jesns Christ is go
ing to be overthrown, and are just as much
affrighted as were the disciples of my text.
Don't worry, don't fret, as though iniquity
were soing to triumph over righteousness.
THE LIOJT AND THE SPIDEES.
A lion goes into a cavern to sleep. He
lies down, with his shaggy mane covering
the paws. Meanwhile the spiders spin a
web "across tbe mouth of the cavern and say,
"We have captured him." Gossamer thread
after gossamer thread, until Uie whole front
of the cavern is covered with the spider's
web, and the spiders say: "The lion is done;
the lion is fast." After a while the lion has
got through sleeping; he rouses himself, he
shakes his mane, he walk out into the sun's
light; he does not even know the -spider's
web is spun, and with his voice he shakes
the mountain. So men come spinning their
sophistries and skepticism about Jesus
Christ; He seems to be sleeping. They say:
"We have captured the Lord; He will never
come forth again upon the nation; Christ is
captured forever. His religion will never
make any conquest among men." But alter
a while the Lion of the tribe of Judah will
rouse himself and come forth to shake
mightily the nations. What's a spider's
web to thenroused lion? Give truth and
error a fair grapple and truth will come off
But there are a great many good people
who get affrighted in other respects; ihey
are affrighted in our day abont revivals.
They say: "Oh! this is a strong religions
gale; we are alraid tbe Church of God is
going to be upset, and there are going to be
a great many people brought into the church
that are going to be of no use to it;" and
they are affrighted whenever they see a re
vival taking hold of tbe churches. As
though a ship captain, with 5,000 bushels of
wheat for a cargo, should say some day,
coming upon tbe deck: "Throw overboard
all the cargo;" and the sailors should say,
"Why, raptain, what do yon mean? Throw
over all the cargo?"
'"Oh," says the captain, "we have a peck
of chaff that has got into this 5,000 bushels
of wheat, and the only way to get rid of the
cbau is to throw all the wheat overboard."
Kow, that is a great deal wiser than the
talk of a great many Christians who want to
throw overboard all tbe tnousands and tens
of thousands of souls who are the subjects of
revivals. Throw all overboard becanse they
are brought into the kingdom of God through
great revivals, becanse there is a peck of
chaff, a quart of chaff, a pint of chaff! I say,
let them stay until the last day; the Lord
will divide the chaff from the wheat Do not
be afraid of a great revival. Oh, that such
gales from heaven might sweep through
all our churches. Oh, for such days as
Bichard Baxter saw in England, and
Kobert McCheyne saw in Dundee! Oh, for
such days as Jonathan Edwards saw in
Northampton! I have olten heard my
father tell of the fact that in the early part
of this century a revival broke out at
Somcrville, 2. J., and some people were
very much agitated about it They said:
"Oh.you are going to bring too manypeoole
into the church at once;" and they sent
down to New Brunswick to get John Liv
ingston to stop the revival. Well, there
was no bettersonl in all the world than John
Livingston. He went and looked at the re
vival; they wanted him to stop it He stood
in the pulpit on the Sabbath, and looked
over the solemn auditory, and he said:
"This, brethren, is in reality the work
of God; beware how you try to stop
it" And he was an old man, leaning
heavily on his staff a very old man,
JL TYPE OP THEIE DOOM.
And he lifted that staff, and took hold
of tbe small end of the staff, and began to
let it fall slowly through between the finger
and the thumb, and he said: "Ob, thou
impenitent, thou art falling now tailing
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.from life, falling away 'from peace and
heaven, falling as certainly as that cane is
falling through my'hand falling certainly,
though perhaps-falling slowly!" And the
cane Kept on falling through John Living
ston's hand. The religions emotion in the
audience was overpowering, and men saw a
type of their doom, as the cane kept falling
and falling, until the knob of the cane
struck Mr. Livingston's hand, and he
clasoed it stoutly and said: "But the. grace
of God can stop yon as I stopped that cane;"
and then there was gladness all through
the house at the fact of pardon, and peace
and salvation. "Wjell," said the people
after the service, "I guess you had better
send Livingston home; he is making the
revival worse." Oh, for gales from heaven
to sweep all the continents! The danger of
the church of God is not in revivals.
Again, my.subject impressed me withjhe
fact that Jesns was God and man in"the
same being. Here He is in the back part of
the boat Oh, how tired He looks? what sad
dreams He must have! Look at His count
enance; He must be thinking of the cross to
come. Look at Him, He is a man bone of
our bone, -.flesh of onr flesh. "Tired, He falls
asleep; He is a man. But then I find Christ
at the nrow of the boat: I hear Him say:
"Peace, be still;" and I see the storm kneel
ing at His feet, and the tempests folding
their wings in His presence; He is a God.
A BALM FOB THE SOBEOWING.
If I have sorrow and trouble, and want
sympathy, I go and kneel down at the back
part of the boat and say: "Ob, Christ!
weary one of Gennesaret, sympathize with
all my'sorrows, man of Nazareth, 'man of
the cross." A man, a man. But if I want
to conquer my spiritual foes, if I want to get
tbe victory over sin, death and hell, I come
to the front of the.boat, and 1 kneel down,
and I say: "Oh, Lord Jesus Christ, Thon
who dost hush the tempest, hnsh all my
grief, hush all my temptation, hush all my
tin!" A man, a man; a God, a God.
I learn once more from this subject that
Christ can hush a tempest
It did seem as if everything must go to
ruin. The disciples had given up the idea
of managing the ship; (he crew weVe en
tirely demoralized; yet Christ rises and He
puts His foot on the storm, and it crouches
at His feet Oh, yes ! Christ can hush the
tempest You have had trouble. Perhaps
it was the little child taken away from you
the sweetest child of the household, "the
one who asked the most curious questions,
and stood around you with tbe greatest
fondness, and the spade cut down through
your bleeding heart rerhapa it was an
only son, and yonr beart has ever since
been like a desolated castle, the owls of the
night hooting among the fallen arches and
the crumbling stairways. Perhaps it was
an aged mother. You always went to her
with your troubles. She was in your home
to welcome your children into life, and
when they died she was there to pity you;
that old hand will do you no more kindness;
that white lock of hair you put away in the
casket or in the locket didn't look as it
usually did when she brushed it away from
her wrinkled brow in the borne circle or in
the country church.
TBEASUBES THAT NEED NOT BE LOST.
Or, yonr property gone, you said: "I
have so much bank stock, I have so many
Government securities, I have so many
houses, I have so many farms all gone, ail
gone." Why, sir, all the storms that ever
trampled with their thunder, all the ship
wrecks, have not beep worse than this to
you.iYet you hare not'been completely over
thrown. Why? Christ says: "I have that
little one in my keepings I can care for
him as well as you can, better than you can,
O, bereaved mother!" Hushing the temp
est When your property went away, God
said: "There are treasures in heaven, in
banks that never break." Jesns hushing
the tempest There is one storm into which
we will all have to run. The moment when
we let go of this world and try to take
hold of the next, we will want
all the grace possible. Yonder I see a
Christian soul rocking on the surges -of
death; all the powers of darkness seem let
out against that soul the swirling wave,
the thunder of the sky, the shriek of the
wind, all seem to unite together; but that
sonl is not troubled; there is no sighing,
there are no tears: plenty of tears in the
room at the departure, but he weeps no tears
calm, satisfied and peaceful; all is well.
By the flash of the storm yon see the harbor
just ahead, and you are making for that
harbor. All shall be well, Jesus being our
Into the harbor of heaven now we glide:
We're home at last, home at last.
Softly we drift on tbe bright, silv'ry tide.
We're home at last.
Glory to God! all onr dangers are o'er.
We stand secure on tbe glorified shore;
Glory to GodI we will shout evermore, '
We're home at last.
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Sixth We can give you a perfect fit.
J, G, BEHNETT .& CO,,
Manufacturers of Furs,
Cor, Wood' St. and Eifth Ave.,
FDELITY TITLE AND TRU8T CO
, 121 ipd 123 Fourth ave.
.Capital tSOaOOO. Full paid.
INSURES TITLES TO REAL ESTATE..
Acts ia.all flanciarycapaclties. Deals in reli
able investment securities. Rents boxes in its
superior vault from S5 per annum upward
Receives deposits and loans only on mort
gages anil approved collaterals.
JOHN a JACKSON, Pres't.
. JAMES J. DONNELL. Vice Prstft
, C: a-MoVAV, Sec'y and Treat.
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'of a great University, perhaps
"more than any other person,
understands the development of
.the boy into a man, the powers
whiqh need careful direction,
" and how best to train and ma.
' Many a boy wishes that,
in a quiet way, he could have a
talk with one of the great Col
lege Presidents, tell him of his
inclinations and his hopes,' and
receive the valuable advice ..of
such an experienced educator.
Especially is this
true of a' " backward boy," lack
ing confidence in himself, -and
needing wise encouragement at
this critical time.
Every boy should read
the series of articles in The
Youth's Companion, by the
Presidents of three leading
American Colleges, on The
Backward Boy : How to Develop
his Powers. They tell just
what a boy needs to know,
answer his questions, quiet his
doubts, and stimulate Jiis ener
gies. The Youth's
Companion comes every week,
costs but $1.75 per year, and
contains more reading matter
than any of the $4.00 maga
zines. Send for Full Prospectus
The Youth's Companion,
41 Temple Place, Boston, Mass.
O. D. LEVIS. Solicitor of Patents.
311 Fifth avenue, above Smtthfleld. next Leader
office. (No delay.) Established 20 years.
CHOICE, USEFUL CHRISTMAS PRESENTS
Tnousands of Linen Handkerchiefs in fancy boxes for all ages.
Bilk and Linen Handkerchiefs, Initial, in fancy boxes, largest assortment for Ladies
Eich Silk Mufflers for Ladies, and Gents, an abundant supply.
Ladies', Gents' and Children's Kid Gloves, lined and unlined.
Ladies' Collars, Cutis and Neckwear, a lovely display.
Ladies', Jlisses' and Children's Furs, an elegantly complete selection.
Eich Silks, Satins, Plushes and Dress Goods, almost an endless variety.
Best Slakes of Umbrellas, in Gold, Silver, Oxidized, Ivory and Natural Mounts.
Ladies', Misses' and Children's Cloaks, "Wraps, etc, a most wonderful collection. .
Very Handsome Double Damask Table Sets, all sizes and qualities.
Exceeding Eich Table Covers, in raw silk, tapestry, chenille, etc.
Gentlemen's Stylish Neckwear and Furnishing Goods of every description.
Eich hand-Dainted and Embroidered Silk Tidies, Scrim and Lace Tidies, etc.
Very Elegant, Kich, SatinTrimmed Lace .Toilet Sets and Dresser Scarfs.
Eiderdown Quilts and Pillows, a very choice selection.
ALL AT PRICES BOTH PLEASING AND ASTONISHING.
Stores Open Until 9 P. M. from Thursday, 19th, till Xmas.
151 and 153 FEDERAL STREET, ALLEGHENY.
If you haven't bought your Christmas Gifts, yet, do so at
once by taking advantage of
GREAT-:-HOLIDAY -:- OFFERING
Odd pieces of Furniture, 'Rugs, Mats, Curtains and Portieres,
Chinaware, Silverware, Cutlery, Clocks, Bronzes, Pedestals,
Pictures, Clothing, Cloaks, Drygoods, Blankets, Etc., Eta.
OasL axLd. C2?ecL-t. HxruLse,
JUST AS YOU LIKE IT,
923 and 925 Penn avenue, near Ninth street.
SPECIAL: Store open every night till 9 o'clock until
Christmas; Saturdays tilllO, as
MAD ONLY Br I HHfi YY U flLU
. kkw ab vnmn aKMStnt
AND -:: -"WbNDER ! ,
And Read these Wonderful
Prices forLadies' and
Ladies' Felt Slippers at $ SO
Xadies' Olotb Felt Lined Slippers at. . 75
Ladies' Kid Opera Slippers at '75
Ladies' Fancy Velvet Slippers at 1 00
Gents' Fancy Velvet Slippers at 75
Gents' Fancy-Velvet Slippers at 1 00
Gents' Busset Morocco Slippers at.... 1 00
Gents' Fine Morocco Upper Slippers at. 1 25
Also, a large stock of Ladies'
and Gents' Cloth and
Glove Kid, Congress
'and Ties at from . .
$1 up, at
78 OHIO ST., ALLEGHENY,
Corner of Sandusky street.
GOLD HEDAL, PABIB, 1878.
W. BAKER & CO.'S
Ib absolutely pirn and
it is soluble.
tit ued in Its prepiration- It hu
ptore titan thrtt timet Q ttrtngtk of
Cocoa, mixed with Starch, Arrowroot
or Eogar, and U therefore far mora
economical, anting U$$ aan mm cent
a cup. It It delldona, nourishing,
strengthening. Easily Digxctxd,
and admirably adapted for inrallda
u veil aa for peraosa In health.
Sold by Grocers everywhere
W. BAKER & CO., Dorchester, Mass.
Reduce Your Shoe Bills,
Schurr's Patent Shoe Sole Protectors
are an absolute protection for the soles of I
snoes lor men worsrog in mines, muu, ioun-
dries, steel works, blase furnaces, etc.
ASK YOUR SHOE DEALER FOR THEM.
Dealers supplied by Pittsburg Shoe Finding
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THE GREAT PUBLIC EVENT!
THE PUBLIC !
Are cordially invited to call and Join in THIS EXTRAORDINARY
CELEBRATION ! Dedication and Edification ! Glorification and
Jollification of this, the
Most Enterprising Business House in the State.
IN HONOR OF THE OCCASION
The entire building has been gaily decorated. Every
one, of the vast floors is literally covered with miles of
foliage ! Mountains of Plants 1 Millions of Flowers !
and many hundreds of Chinese lanterns, gas jets, cal
cium and electric lights will make the scene of unusual
splendor and brilliancy!
The CrowningFeakre of the'Eyent
By the Celebrated Cathedral Band
"ri TNrrrr-Trn" , -
ITrom 7 to 10:30 O'clock
Dedication Oration at 7:30 To-Night
Grand Souvenirs to All Visitors.
A Hearty Welcome Awaits (Everybody.
OUR LITTLE FRIENDS.
Are particularly invited to visit our store to-day and to-morrow. .
For their delight and amusement we have prepared these two'
A genuine Royal Italian Fantoc
cini or Puppet Show in full opera
tion in our corner window.
. HERE'S THE PROGRAMME:
First act The great Blondin
dancing on Tight Rope.
Second act Mysterious Turk,
forming eight different figures in
full view of the audience.
Third act Ball Tosser, perform
ing marvelous feats.
Fourth act Franco, balancing
pole on his feet.
Fifth act Phenomenal Chair
Seventh act Wonderful Ani
Eighth act Funny Pantomimes
of Humpty Dumpty and old Kris
Kingle; introduction of side-splitting
clown antics and attitudes, in
cluding the stealing of sausage
from the butcher shop nd ending
the show with a general breakup
with donkey and cart.
Slat complete performances will
be given daily, as follows: At 930
and .11 A. M.; at 2, 4, 7:30 and 9
p.- M. : -
J-Positively no goods will be sold:,during the concerts from
7 to 10:30 o'clock, to-night and to-morrow night.
'R A U F MANRS
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Fifth, Avenue.and :
POP CORN BAKERY
Knowing the weakness of the
ayerage little or big Boy and Girl
for Pop Corn, good old Kris Kingle
has brought his own Bakery from
the far-off land of ice and snow to
Kaufmanns' Grand Depot, where,
commencing to-morrow morning,
he will- "sail in" like a good fellow
and turn out thousands of the de
licious balls, which he will present
to all the children who, accom
panied by their parents, will visit
him at Kaufmanns'.
Right on the first floor (to spare
the children any climbing of stairs)
Santa Clans has erected his Pop
Corn bakery. And what a quaint,
queer and unique affair it is. Be
sure and see it, for it's a sight
beautiful beyond description.' And
don't walk out without getting
A BIG, DELICIOUS POP CORN BALL
Snrithfigld - , Stneei
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