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-,. Wff BY REV. DR.
ie Speaks of the Fight Between the
Powers of Light and the Powers of
Darkness-Christians Need the Help
That Comes from On Uigi.
BROOKLYN, Jan. 4.--Dr. Talmage's
New Year's sermon is a ringing battle
cry to ministers and Christians every
where, calling upon them to join in a
combined charge on the intrenchments
of sin and Satan. It made a deep im
r ession on the vast crowds who heard
trin this city this morning, and at The
Christian lerald service to-night in
New Yol k. The enthusiasm at the
latter service was increased by the ef
fective aid rendered by a large volun
teer choir which has been organized
fron the audiences, who sung with a
volume and fervor seldom equaled.
Alter the singing of the hymn com
Conic, Holy Spirit., heavenly dove,
With all thy quickening powers,
Dr Talmage preached the following
sermon from the text, Luke xxiv, 49,
"Tarry ye in the city of Jerusalem un
til ye be endued with power fron on
For a few months, in the providence
of God, I have two pulpits, one in
Brooklyn and the other in New York,
and through the kindness of the print
ing press an ever widening opportuni
ty. To all such hearers and readers I
come with ain especial nessage. The
time has arrived for a foi ward move
ment such as the church and the world
have nev r seen. That there is a need
for such a religious movement is evi
dent from the fnct that never since our
world was swung out among the
planets has there been such an organ
Ized and determined effort to over
throw righteousness, and make the
Tenl Commandments obsolete and the
whole Bible a derision. Meanwhil(
alcoholism is taking down its victim
by the hundreds of thousands, and the
political parties get (own on their
linees, practically, saying: "Oi thou al
mighty rum jug! we how (own lelforc
theel Give us the ollices--city, statc
and national. Oh, gi %ve ius the ollievs,
and we will worship thee for ever and
The Christian Sabbath i meanwhile,
appointed for physical, iental and
spiritual rest., is being secularized and
abolished. As i( the had publishiig
houses of oir owit country had ex
hausted their literary filth, ithle French
and liussian sewers have been invited
to pour their scuirrility and moral
slush into the trough where our Amer
jean swine are now wallowing. Mean
while there are enough houses of in
famy in all our cities, open and un
molested of the law, to invoke the om
nipotent wrath which buried Sodom
under a deluge of brimstone. The
pandeioniac world, I think, has
massed its troops, and they are at this
moment plying their batteries upon
family circles, church circles, social
circles, political circles and national
circles. Apollyon is in the saddle, and
riding at the head of his myrmidons
would capture this world for darkness
That is one side of the conflict now
raging. On the other sido we have the
most magnificent gospel machinery
that the world ever saw or heaven ever
invented. ]n the fir-t place there are
in this count ry more thain eighty thou
sandl ministers of religion and, take
them as a class, more consecrated,
holier, more consistent, more sell deny
ing, more faithful men never lived. ~I
know them by the thousands. I have
met them in every city. I am told,
not by them, but by people outside our
profession, people epgaged in Christian
a nd reformatory work, that the clergy
of America are at the head of all good
enterp)rises, and( whloever else lii t hey
may be depended on. Tlhe truthI of
this is dlemonstratedl by the fact thlat.
wvhen a iniister of religion dhoes fail,
it is so exceptional thi at tihe ne wspapers
report it as something start hng, while
a hundred men in other callings may
g.o downi without the miatter being con
sidered as especially worth mention
In addition to their eq(uipmenit in
moral character the clergy of this
country have all that the schools can
giv'e. All archicological, rhetorical,
scientifle, scholastic, literary attain
ment. So much for the Christian min
istry of all denominations. In the
next place on our side of the conflict
we have the grandest churches of all
time and higher style of membership
and more of them, and a host without
number of splendid men andl women
who are <loing their best to have this
wor!M pturified, elevated, gospel ized.
lBut we all feel tnat something is want
ing. Enough hearty songs have beenm
sting and enough earnest sermons
preached within the last six months to
save all the cities of America, and sav
ing the cities you save the wvorld, for
they overflow all the land either with
their religion or their infamy.
Several times ina the history of the
church andl the worldl has the power
from on high bcen demonstrated. In
the Seventeenth century, after a great
season of moral depression, this power
fromt on high caine down ulponl John
Tlllotson and Owen and Fiavel arid
Baxter and Bunyan, and there was a
deluge of mercy higher than the tops
of the highest. mountains of sin. lIn
the Eighteenth century, In England
andl America, religion was at a low
water mark. William Cowper, writing
of.the clergy of those (lays said:
Except a few with Eli's spirit blest,
Hlophni and P?hineas may describe the rest.
'The infidel writing of Shaftesbury and
-' jobbes andl Chubb had done their
w rk. luit\power from on high came
ii h-b both the Wesleys and Lady
1 untington on the other side the At
lantic, and upon William TIennant and
Gilbert Tennant and D)avid lirainerd
on this side of the Atlantic, andl both
hemispheres felt the tread of a par
doning God. Coming to later date,
there may be here and there in this au
dience an aged man or womani who
can remember New York in 1831 when
this power from on high descended
most wondrously. It came upon pas
tors and congregations and theatres
and commercial establishment". Chat
ham Street theatre, New York, was the
scene of a most tremendous religious
A committee of Christian gentle
men called upon the lessee or the thea
tre, and said they would like to buy thu
lease of the theatre. lie said, "W ha
do you want it for?" They. replied
"For a church." "For wh-a-at ?" salh
the owner! For a church," was the re
ply. The owner said, "You may havu
it, and I will give you a thousand dol
lars to help you on with your work.'
Arthur rappan, a man mightily perse
enoted in his time, but a man, as J.saw
r,him in his last days, as honest and pure
and good as any man I ever knew
steppdon the stage of old Chatham
theare as the actors were closing their
morning rehearsal and said, "There
will be preaching here to-night on thia
~ tg;" and then gave out and sane
IZWtt suoh people as were there theol
.a:Ae voice of free grace cries, escape to the
For all that believes Christ has opened a
The barroom of the theatre was turn
ed into a prayer room, and eight hun
dred persons were present at the first
meeting. For seventy successive nights
religious services were held in that
theatre, and such scenes-of mercy and
salvat ion as will be subjects of conver
nation and congratulationt among the
ransomed in glory as long as heaven
lasts. But I come to a later time-1857
- remembered by many who are here.
I remember it especially, as I had just
entered the office of the ministry. It
was a year of hard times. A great
panic had flung hundreds of thousands
of people penj iless. Starvation enter
ed habitation that had never before
known a want. Domestic life in many
cases became a tragedy. Suicide, gar
roting, burglarly, assassination were
rampant. What an awful day that
was when the banks went down! There
has been nothing like it in thirty years,
and I pray God there may not be any
thing like it in the next thirty centur
ies. Talk about your Black Fridays!
It was Black Saturday, Black Sunday,
Black Monday, Black Tuesday, Black
Wednesday, Black Thursday as well as
.1'his nation in its extremity fell help
less before the Lord and cried for par
don and peace, and upon ministers and
laymen the power from on high de
scended. Engine houses, ware rooms,
hotel parlors, museums, factories, from
12 to 1 o'clock, while the operatives
were resting, were opened for prayers
and sermons and inquiry rooms, and
13urton's old theatre on Chambers
street, where our ancestors used to as
seruble to laugh at the comedies, and
all up and. down the steets, and out on
the docks and on the decks of ships ly
ing at the wharf people sang, "All hail
the power of Jesus' name," while others
cried for mercy. A great mass meet
ing of Christians on a week day, in
-Jayne's hall, Philadelphia, telegraphed
to Ftilton Street Prayer meeting in
New York, saying, "What hath God
wrotight?" and a telegram went back
saying, "Two hundred souls saved at
our meeting to-day." A ship came
through the Narrows into our harbor,
the captain reporting that himself and
all the crew hld been converted to God
between New Orleans and New York.
In the busiest marts of' ou r busiest
A mericai cities, where the worshipers
of Mammon had been counting their
golden beads, men began to calculate,
"What shall it profit a man if he gain
the whole world and lose his soul?"
The waitvrs in restaurants after
the (losing of their day's work knelt
among the tables where they had
served. Policemnen asked consent of
the coiin issioner of police to be per
iitted to attend reghigious meetings.
At Albany members of the New York
legislature assembled in the room of
the court of appeals at half-past 8
o'clock in the morning for prayer and
praise. Printed invitations were sent
otit to the firemen of New York saying,
"Come as suits your convenience best
whether in fire or citizens' dress, but
come! come!" Quarrymen knelt among
the rocks. Fishermen knelt in their
boats. Weavers knelt among the
looms. Sailors knelt among the ham
mocks, Schoolmasters knelt among
their classes. A gentleman traveling
said there was a line of prayer meet
ings from Omaha to Washington cit,
and lie might have added a line of
prayer meetings from the Atlantic to
the Pacific coast, an d from the St. Law
rence to the Gulf of Mexico.
Many of my hearers to-day are what
the world calls, and what I would call
sp)lendidl fellows. andl they seem happy
enough, andl are jolly andi obliging, an(l
'if 1 were in trouble I would go to them
with as miuch confidence as I woutld to
my father, if lhe were yet alive. But
when they go to their rooms at night,
or wh1 eni tihe excitements of social and
business li fe are off, they are not con
t ent, and they wvant something better
thant this world can offer. I tinder
stamnd them so well I would, without
ainy fear of being thought rough, put
my right hand on their one shoulder
ami imy left hand on their other shoul
decr and( Push them into the kingdom
of God. But I cannot. Power from
on high, lay hold of them!
Y ears ago, at the close of a religious
service in Brooklyn Tabernacle, a gen
tleman most distinguishmed in appear
ance, and with remarkable cerebral
dlevelopment, camne forward wvith his
wife and daughter, andl saidI to mec in a
most courteons and elegant way, "Let
me introduce you to my wile and
(laughter, who wish some counsel in
regard to religious matters," and the
three sat (down. After I had convers
ed with the wife and daughter 1 turn
edl to the gentleman and said, "Perhaps
you have some interest yourseif In
these matters?" "None whatever,"
was the reply, polite yet firm, hut be
lore the meeting had closed I saw his
hamndl lifted to his forehead and his eyes
closedl, and I said, "Sir, have you not
changed your mind, andl are vou not
thoughtfuli on this subject?" iIe said:
"1 am. Since coming to this seat 1
have sought and found Christ as my
Saviour, and I have but one desire
more, and that is before I leave this
house to join my wife ando daughter in
making profession of the Christian re
ligion. I have been known as on the
wrong side long enough." What was
it that had comae upon him ? It wvas
power from on high.
At thme first communion after the
dedlication of our former church three
hundred and twenty-eight souls stood
up in the aisles andl publicly espoused
the cause of Christ. At another time
four hundred souls; at another time
five hundred; and our four thousand
flive hundred membership were but a.
small part of those who within those
sa2redl walls took upionI themselves the
vows of the Christian. What turnedl
t hem ? What savedl thenm ? Power
from the level? N~o. Power' from on
Butt greater' tiings are to be seen if
ever these cities andl ever this worldl Is
to be taken for God. Tlhere is one
class 01 men ando women In all these as
semblages In whom I have especial in
terest, and that is those who had good
fathers and mothers once, but they are
deadi. What multitudes of us are or
phmars! We may 1)e 40, 50, 80 years 01(1,
but we never get usedl to having father
andI mother gone. Oh, how often we
have had troubles that we would like
to have told them, and we always felt
as long as father and mather wvere
allye we had some one to whom we
could go! Now I would like to ask if
you think that all their prayers In your
behalf have been answeredl. "No," you
say, "but it is too late; the old fol'ks are
I must courteously contradict you.
It Is not too late. I have a friend in
the ministry who was attending the
last hours of an aged Christian, and myi
friend said to the old Christian, "Is
there no trouble on your mind ?" The
old man turned his face to the wall for
a few moments, and then said: "Only
one thing. I hope for the salvation of
my ten children, but not one of them is
ye savd. Yet I amn sure they will
b.Gdmeans towait untIl I am
gone." So he died. When my friend
tLid of the cirealmstances eight of the
ten ha~d found the Lord, and I have no
doubt the other two before this have
found him, Oh, that the long poet
loned answers to prayer for you. my j
irother, for you, my sister, might this
tour descend in power from on high.
The history of these unanswered SH
:rayers for )ou God only knows. They
nay have been offered in the solemn
birth hour. They may have been offer
'd when you were down with scarlet T,
fever or diphtheiia or membranous
lroup. They may have been offered '
iome night when you were s.und 0
asleep in the trundi bed, and your
mother came in to see if you were t
rightly covered in the cold winter
night. They may have been offered at
that time which comes at least once in th'
almost every one's life when your in(
father and mother had hard work to
make a living, and they feared that 91
want would come to them and yo'.. or
They may have been offered when the of
lips could no longer move and the
eyes were closed for the long sleep. "
Oh, unanswered prayers of father h1
and mother, where are you? Ii what
room of the old homestead have they S
hidden ? Oh, unanswered prayers, rise
in a mist of many tears into a cloud, Il
and then break in a shower which shall co
soften the heart of that man who is so
hard he cannot cry, or that woman who m
is ashamed to pray! Oh. armchair of bil
the aged, now empty and in the garret Im
among the rubbish, speak out! Oh,
staff of the pilgrim who has ended his i
weary journey, tell of the parental tl
anxieties that bent over thee! Oh, fam- bIf
ily Bible with story of birth and deaths ia
rustle some of thy time worn leaves, -
and let us know of the wrinkled hands
that once turned thy pages, and ex- pr
plain that spot where a tear fell upon
the passage, "O) Absalom, my son, my e
son, would God I had died for thee!" m
Good and gracious God! what will of
become of us, if after having had such
a devout and praying parentage, we
never pray for ourselves! We will pray. to(
We will begin now. Oh, for the power pr
from on high, power to move this as- si,
semblage, power to save Brooklyn and 1)
New York, power of evangelism that qu
shall sweep across this continent like
an ocean surge, power to girdle the
round earth with a red girtle dipped in
the blood of the cross! If this forward '
movement is to begin at all there must gi
be some time for it to begin, and why w'
not this time? And so .1 sound for your ti
ceors a rhythmic invitation, which, W:
until a few (lays ago, never caie un- de
der my eye, but it is so sweet., so sob- Se
ling with pathos, so triumphant with thi
joy, that whoever chimed it, instead of at
being anonyuiou, ought to be imnor
Thy slis I bore on Calvary's tree; dis
The stripes, thy due, were laid on me, si'
That peace ami pardion might be free- g
O wretched sinner, collie! CC
Burdened with guilt, wouldst thou be blest'.' pu
Trust not the worl; it gives no rest; as
I bring relief to hearts opprest
O weary sinner, collie!
Come, leave thy burden at the cross; 1.1
Count all thy gains but elipty dross, ize
My grace repays all earthly loss
O needy sinner, colie! li
Colie, hither bring thy boding fears, Im
Thy aching heart, thy bursting tears, .
'TIis mercy's voice salutes thine ears; M
0 trembling sinner, coine! e
- -. - ~ toi
A Fatal F"all in Charleston. ho
CHA iLESTON, J1an. S.-Yesterday
morning, about twenty minutes before
4 o'clock, a iost horrible tragedy was ciC
enacted at 198 King street, the premises YIc
of the Forest House. Daniel F. Berry, N(
one of the three male occupants of ge
Room 11, at the Northeast corner of hii
the highest story of the house, precipi
tated himself full thirty feet below de
upon an old wagon body lying in Mr. p<
Thomas's furniture yard, breaking his elii
neck and otherwise injuring his body. m
It appears that Berry had been drink- ,
ing for the past two or three days. On
Wednesday night he got on another
spree, and was seen in some of the low--~
est dives in the city. IIe reached his II
boarding house yesterdIay morning af
ter a night of reckless disipation, about to
half-past 3 o'clock, and hastened to his to
room, which wvas also occupied by two of'
of' his friends. T1hie noise mai~de by him ut
in going across the room to the windowv
awakened the two occupants, Miller
andl Jackson, but by tihe time they ,c
were arousedi to consciousness Berry
had fallen from the window and was I
a mangled corpse. w
Daniel F. Berry was over 50 years of bil
age although lie scarcely looked 40.
iIe lived a few miles from the town of foi
Marion and has goodl conlnections. In Th
Radical ti mes hIe was app)ointedl Sheriff
of Marion County, and( servedl for four an
years. Ever since that time lie has lie
becen familiarly knowvn as "Sheriff" ca
Berry. When sober he was a quiet and tal
peaceable man, but dIrinik was his great,
enemy and wvas the ultimate cause of
his ruin. to
ExoduM of Negroose. en
Ciiu'Auo, Jlan. 3.- -A special from Tlo
peka, Kansas, says that 11ev. II. T. Fos
ter, colored, who w~as a canidi(ate for ed1
AudIitor for the State on tile People0's Sc
p)arty, has come from Kansas City with su
twenty families of colored people1 from g,
Mississippi en route to leniiesy, O)kla- bil
homia.'IThese fai i es niumber' abou t
Foster says "This is but t he beginininlg
of a tremendlons e'xoduts of tile coeloredl o
people from the South. Tihousands will an
leave thle Southern States within the w'c
next sixty dlays. We look upon O.kla- tio
homa as our peaceful haven. Mniy of toi
the coloredl people of Alississippi are thi
refusing to enter into ne0w labor oni- lie
tracts and( those thait have property are M
diisposinig of it."
l' ester saidl further that, the opeing
of ('heyenne, A rlaaho aiid lawoI Ilni
lands, which is to oicur in Febr'uary, is0.
attracting maniy of his pleople to the e
S:ma.ll Pox in TeOxas. tl
GA.v ESTrON, Tlex as, ,1 an. 8.-IDr. ph
Iluthierford, the Texas IIealth Oflicer, m<l
has ordleredl a strict State quarantine
against San Antonio, Hlouston andI
Yoakuim on account of a few cases of
smallpox at those points. No railway 1pa
can take any bodhy away from those oin
places until IDr. Rutherford gives a .lit
permission. In the Southern part of 114
T'exas smallpox exists nea'irly all tile ram
ime. IL is saidl that Sani Antonio Is isi
never wvithiout a case, but the disease ter
~s usually conitned to an unclean part cli
f the town inhabited by Mexicans. A th<(
row cases hav'e appearedh at IIouston da
md one or two have been reported at to
San Antonio. Galveston also has aho
!ase amnd the people here are hourly C
3xpecting to be shut OKT from commu
ilcation with the outer world.
A S100,00O Fire in Augusta, Gan.
AUOUsTA, Gai., Dec. 31l.-Auguista ke
iad a $100,000 fire this morning at 5 the
)'clock. L. A. Rt. Read, dealer in thie
whiskies, loss $30,000; insuredl for $20,- wh
X). Jlames J1. Baile, carpets, $14,000; lie
Insurance $8,000. Nicholas Kahrs, gro- thi
::eries, $37l,000; insurance $16,000. D. bil
Sancken, groceries, $14,000. D)amage i
to the Rloberts' building$2,000. bil
Hero of The Day. ic
BURILINOTON, Ia., Jan. 7.-Lute Bro- art
berg, a telegragh operator, averted a hi
terrible calamity here by rare presence a
of mind and bravery. Miss Elsie Jor
dan, a society lady, while skating, broke
through ihe ice, .lroberg went to her
assistance, and broke in also. Hie foK
caught the lady as.she was going under n
the ice, and after a five minutesi' life is i
and death struggle. dragged her out. 01
The yonng mauli ts be hro of tbb hour, dli
'HE FORCE BILL DEAD.
REWD WORK OF THE DEMOCRATS j(
AND THE SILVER MEN. C
a Force 11M1 Dispiaced by mRae silvor a
leasure--Most of the Republican Sena
rai- J alken by Surpine at theIt Result of 9
lhe Action of the Senate.
WASilINUTON, January 5.-VhilC r
Itepublican Senators were concoct
a scheme to pass the force lill n d
ite o' Iemocratic oppomitioti, the min
ty, under the magnilicent, leadership
Senator Gormatu, side tracked it al- I
)st before their oppoiwnts realized (
w it was accomplichet.
Soon after the Senate convened to-day V
nators Gorman, Faulkner, Cockrell, L
irri, Vest and other active )emocrats e
neluded ,hat the hour had arrived to
ike a bold move to stave off the force
I and take ip) one of the financial c
tasures. Senator vest, of Missouri, a
Ls chosen to make a motion to take up
a silver bill inl preferetice to the force t
1. In the meantime Senator Gorman
d ascertained that seven andi perhaps
lit Republicans would vote for such a
L)position. Fiially Senator Jones, of
.vada, made his first appearance this
ision and joined his colleague, Stewart,
opposing the force bill in the interst,
SrEWARWTS o'OPPORTUNE OF FER. V
Better still. Senator Stewart volun- L
.red to make the motion. Thus the 1,
gpesition came from the lIepublican v
le. Word was passed around on tle C
.mocratic side and every man was re- U
ested to be on dut,y at a certain hour. I
On the Itepublican side all save the
lit anti-force bill men were in total
iorance ot the Democratic pro- t
imnie. After the morning business
ts disposed o1 a conterence report oin
- local railroad measure caie up and
ts being di4icussed. The Vice P1resi- c
tit went out for luncheon, leaving
nator Harris, of 'einnessee, one of 1
ablest pailiamentarians in the Senl
, to preside.
ExP'LOIN(i THE. 10,311MU.
Ln due timi the coniferenec rort was C
osed of and Senator George- of Mis
sippi was about to coilude his speech
inist the force bill, but before lie pro
.dled, Senator Stewart, startled his ite
blican associates by moving to lay
de tle electioiis bill and consider the
Such a suggestion at such a time, and t
in such a source, completely demoral- t
d Senators Sherman, Spooner. Frye,
'arts, Platte, Dolph1 aiid other ltepub
an leaders. "( ranmiiiotlier'' Iloar al
)st exploded with suppressed rage and
onishmlent. It was uin1derstood that
arvtlhing was to be settled satisfac
ialy to the Republicans at a caucus to 1
held to-night. s
10AlWS VA I N ITICn'STr. f
Fially Senator floar recovered sutfli- r
ttly to protest against Senator George S
Iding tle - floor to the Senator from i
,vada andi was proceeding to deliver a t
acral scolding to all who differed with
,"enator Gorman could not alfo*d to
al in sentimentalities in the midst of a
litical battle, so lie called the Macusa
usetts Senator to ordler, holding thatt a
>tioin to considler a particular mnesure 1
is not, debatable.
Senator IIarris promptly sustained tie a
int oi order, thus checking Senator(
>ar's flow of language.
Senator George thien wanted a chane
make a personal explantion, but he
) was called down, andi the quiestioii
whether thie silver bilt should be taken
was submit ted t) the Senate.
TIilF ESUIii'llI[SE CO)MiLETE'F.
]iefo)re half of tie pecople presenit could
ilize the exact situation the clerk was
tie midst, ot a roll-call the result of
ichi would decide the fate 01. (lie force
1, for (lie present at last.
lIn the meantimie Senator IIoar sent
Vie President Morton andI Senator
Imunds to come to has rescue.
M\r Morton hurried into (lie chamber
ci appeCaredl somcwhlat surprised to
ir from Senator HIarris that (lie roll
II was oni Senator Stewart's motion to
cc up (lie sitver b)ill.
There wvere expiressionis of approval in|
galleries when Vice P'residlent Mor
1 dieclaredi Senator Stewart's motion
eriedi by a vote of 34 to 29.
iiOIST WITl TI'll 1R,IIOWN PETAIl!).
There was also some surprise ex press
when it, was found1( that the two new
nat,ors from Idaho, one of whom wvas
orn in to-day, were among (lie eight
publicans to vote against (lie force
The D)emocratic Seniators could not
aceal their gratification at the result,
:1 uinder (lie cover of thie cloak room
Its they exchanged heart y conagratula- u
is andtl commifenitedl m thie hia.hlest,
ims oni (lie aamlrab)le management of
ir leadler, Seniator ( orman, and his
iteniaints, Senators Faulknier, VTest,
rgani, itlarris, andi( oth ers.
n31A N TlIINKS Tii aE Ti'ilE IIAD('o3ME.
Nelltor (hOrmiaii mia intalnld his usulal
uposur*e andI simply said when spo0k
to oii thie subject thfat "'a majority of
Senators conicluded( that thie first,
md.a in thie new a year wvas very goodl
ic to legislate in behial f of all (lie peo
of (lie U'nitedh States ini preference to
re part,isan mneaisure. ''
Mo0nTON NOT i3'LI CATi').
Renator llarris was pileasetd .with the
L lie played, b)ut lie assur'ed every
whoi( atpproachied lim on the sabject
t Vie President Morton knew not,h
of (lie prograimme when lie ternpo
thy vacated (lie chair. Senat,or Ilar-'
wvas also ignorant of what was coin
1latedl until after lie assuamedth(ie
Lir'. iIe was aware thiat something o1
kind was c'ointeimplate(f during thie
r, but hie did niot, kniow (lie wvork was
>C (lone while lie was presidinig. iIe ai
tfs (t'at, thie b)ilf now goes on (lie ~
Ieiidar .mdt can only be takeni up by a al
jorit,y of a (tuorumii. J
SENATIOR 1hOAR AS (ASSANDRCA. 'I
enator IIoar fels his dlefeat ve ry w
lily anid predicts thie destructIonof
Repulican piarty. iIe conidemns1 ro
act.ion of those Republican Senators al
o voted with (lie D)emocrats and says til
believes that they would (10 the same 11
ag over again, even after the financial '
I is dlisposed of'. He r'efuses ,to say ~
ether lie will contInue to press the
further, but intimates that it is prac
thy dead as long as eIght Republicans -
opposed to It. He probably regrets
haste In helping to seat the two new
tators from idaho.
.EDMUNDS DOES NOT DESPAIR.
3enator Edmunds claIms that the
ce bIll is not dea, but comes up as
anlahed busIness when the silver bill
Ilsposed of without a separate vote.
hoe eually mnent parllamentarlans
!erwih him.-Ne~ws and Courier.
Matter for Investigattoon.
COLUMnlA. S. C., Jan. 7.-A inal'er
'ich is as yet too vague to warrant con
ctures aifVcting the integrity of any
no, came to light to-day. Col. Lips
Dmb, late superintendent of the pCn
3ntiary, who turned over the institution
nd its belongings last Saturday to his
aecessor, Col. Talbert, informed him
,at the re had been a shotrage of some
8NO) inihe cash, that is, that the ca-sh
hown by the books as being oi hand
,as tha 'imount in excess of what was
eally on hand. Mr. W. 1). Bateman,
vho was Superintendent; ipsconb's
lerk, and who was clerk of the board of
irectors, had made the amoint, good, as
'ol. Lipscombni informed. Col. Talberl.
7nder these cireumstanices Col. Talbert
ought, the advice of I ttorney General
'ope, who advised him to have all the
Id books of the institution locked up
mntil an examination could be made, and
ew ones put in use. A new set of books
vas therefore procured, and the former
'ooks are to be gone through to discov
r where the error is.
The Lame Walk.
Pitiful indeed is the condition of
hose who are conflned to their beds or
hairs unable to walk. How grateful
,11 such must feel when they recover
rom their helplessness. B. B. B.
Botanic Blood Balm) has made more
han one lame person happy.
Mrs. Emma Griffiths, Unitia, Tenn.,
vrites: "My little boy had scrofula so
ad his knees were drawn up and his
nees stiff, and he could not walk. H[e
eri vel no bellet from medicines until
tried 1. D. B. After using it a short
ine only, lie can walk and has no
ain. I shall continue its use."
Mirtle M. Tanner, Boonville, Ind.,
vrites: "I had blood poison from
irth. Knots on my limbs were as
irge as hen'R eggs. Doctors said I
vould ie at cripple, but B. 13. B. has
uredf me sound and well. I shall ever
raise the day the men who invented
Hood Balm were born."
Engines and Hollers.
Attention is directed to tile adver
iswmient of Talbott & Sons, to be found
n another part of this paper. The
outh Carolina branch is locatel at
'olinbia, with Mr. V. C. Badhan in
The 'albott exhibit was one of the
iiost notable at the recent State F ir
t consisted of a handsome 20-ho-se
rngine working the machinery in the
pacious "Machinery I lall." This
ngine was built at the Talbott works
n lZichmond, Va. Its high finish, its
vork manship and design, gave it great
>romiinence, and evoked many wor(ls
>f praise. The engine took the first
>remiumii among stationary elgines,
mW. was sold on the grounds.
Talhott & Sons build only the high
,st grades of machinery, and their ex
ensive bussiness attests the satisfac
ion of their customers.
Wiaylaid fit rilm Store.
IAAN(AsTI'R, S. C., Jan.8. A most
astardly attempt to murder Mr. L. C.
'aysiuer and rob his store was made oil
ist Friday evening by a negro, Jesse
ison. A bout sindown lie secreted
imself in the room in the rear of the
tore used for dressing collins. .)ust be
ore dusk Mr. Paysner went into this
oomi for a chair. The negro, who was
ecreted behind some furniture, made a
u1nge at him with a knife, cutting
brough his coat, collar, cravat and shirt
id iilicting a slight wound about his
keck. Tle thief instantly fled but left
is shoes in tile store, that were identi
ied as belonging to Jesse, who was ar
ested. The prisoner at first denied his
~uilt but afterwar'ds confessed. Sever
di gold rings and watches which had
efn recenitly stoleni from Playsuler were
eturnedi by di fferent colored people who1
aid that lienson madle themt presents
>f them.- -Ledger.
Pianos and( Organis.
N. W. TlIucMP, 134 Main Street, Co
iuimbia, S. C., sells P'ianos anId Organs,
irect from factory. No agents' coml
nissions. The celebirated Chbickering
'inno. Mlathushe11k Piano, celeb)rate-d
'or its clearness of tonle, lightness of
ouch and lasting qu'alit ies. M1ason &
lamlin Ulpright Piano. Sterling U'p
ighit Pianos, from $225 tip. Mason &
lamlini Organs surpasse<l by~ none. Ster
ing Organs, $50 lip. Every Instrument
fuaranteed for six years. Fifteen days'
-rial, expenses5 both ways, if not satis
'actorv. Sold on Inlstailents.
V I :NNA, Janl. 3.-A terrib)le explosion
if lire dlampI took p)lace to-day in the
Prinlity pit, near tile P'olish town of
)stran. F"ifteen bodies have been re
'overedi andl twenty-four millers are
nissinlg. Three hundred and fifty other
nen in thme mTine escaped by the 0open
A complete iledroomn Suit for $161.50
reight paid to your (hepot. Send for
sataloguie. Address L. F. Padgett,
WIll BE MAD)E ON
ONGINE5 AND) BOILERS. SPECIAL
EST IM ATlES ON SAW MILL4S, U OlRN
MILh4S. PLANERS AND MA
AT BOTTrOM FIGURES.
t, C. Badham, Gen. Agt.,
COLL3EIIBI A, M, C.
Iuy the* T1albott Engine; It is the best.
COLLEE FOR WOlME,
COLI31IBEIA, S. C.
Th'is College and Institute for Women
id1 Girls opened October 1 under auspices
ore favorable than its most sanlguine
iend1s hoped for. The grounds, buildings,
)pohntnments and fulrnlshhn gs areO unequlal
d among board ing schools In tIle Souith.
le historlo old Hampton or Preston place
as boulght, the mansion repaired and re
ted, a larger and finer building construct
I for the chlapel, domitories and recitation
>ims. 'A corps of teachers unexcelled ill
bility andi experience is now teaching in
io College. rNem the 1st of January to
it of Februlary offers a convenient tinie for
ew pupils to enter, who are chlarged only
-om date of entrance. For terms, &o.,
[ldress tile rresident, the
R EV. WM. R. ATKINSON,
ColumIbia, S. C.
Pat- I-lays flio Fri791.ht
A. GtsA. 4.0E1'l TH \T MAY NOT AGAIN
BEI RIPI \TLCD, 60 DO NOT 1ILAY,
"STul- W11LE 'TH!; luW:N 1 1 10v.''
Write fo, Catalogue iow, uid : vjjht
paper yousaw this advertisemtent in.
Renembor that I sell everytl'ing that
goes to fiti nishing a homie--n'anufactu
ing some i.i'lgs aid buyin" wlhc,0 tt
largest pet ible lot.4, Which e OeWs mI lo
Wipe out all Coilpeti tion.
IERE All E A FEW O MY STA Y MI
A No. 7 Flat top Cooking Stove. fullb
size, 15x17 ine-h Oven, fitted wvith 21 pioe.,f,
of ware, delivered it Your 4)Wnl depot,
all fireight charges paid by 111w., n1411
only Twelvo I)ollars.
Again, I will sell you a 5 hole Cookling
Range 13x13 inch oven, 18x26 inch top, lit
ted With 21 pIeces of ware, for TIllit
1)0 NOT PAY T'Wo PritCES FOr
I will send you a nice pllush Parlor suit,
walnut frame, either in combination or
banded, the most stylish colors for.33.50,
to your .tilroad station, freight pahl.
I will alsosell you a nice Bellroios uit
consisting of Bureau with glass, 1 high
head Bedstead, 1 Wazistand, 1 Centre
table, 4 cane seat chairs, 1 cane seat and
back roeker all for 16.50, and pay freight
to your depot. ?
Or I will send you an elegant Bedroom
suit with large glass, full marble top, for
30, and pay freight.
Nice window shade on spritm roller $ 40
Elegant large Walnut8 day clok, 4.00
Walnut lounge, 7.00
Lace curtains per window, 1.00
Icannot describe evurything in a small
advertisement, but have an immense store
containing 22,600 feet of floor room, with i
ware houses and factory buildings in othor'j
parts of Augusta, making In all the lar--.
rest business of this kind under one man-!
agetment in the Southern States. These;
storemand warehouses are crowded withlit
the choicest productionsof the best facto-i
ries. My cat alogue containing illustrations '
of goods will be mailed if you will kindly
say where you saw this advertisement. 11
pay freight. Address,
L. F. PAMGETT. E
Proprietor P'adgett's Fuimltuie, tove
1110-1112 Broad Strcet, AUGU -_, GA
wil n-;' .n - v1;al1.e your
i'n'o,--.ai 'oad TP*Nand cgivoyour
v. Pny toll,.h Ii14th.
A promini ,'vtralroadi rinltendlntrt
t va'nih,,su:Y,-rinv with '-G i1 y m a
L. r. 1.a nevr fkt . T'lk life, lml k
n:ai ii h e co,; bi 'ho o ;cal0, C it' ho could
Ill aw -o I ircil oult fr 40 .1,1.. - n
If you ar.3 feel,ig ' tho * ring
-'t f-i ut of sorts, taklj
It yuitr digestive orge 'S id toning up,
If yt orr-tfr with hleheai, indigestion, -4
uobaihty ant weakr,-., t4Lo
It yot Iuffr with rervous prostratioan,
nerves nstrum m- a ge naraila lth don'
of th se tao
P. P. P.
For li1oo41 Poai. Rhicnmtfin. Herof
uzia. Ci! I nora's, Maltariua, Chroncie 'mal
~P. P. P.
Prickly Ash, Poke Root
The best bloo<l purifler In tho world.
LIPP1.AN IIOS., Wholesalo Druggists,
Solae P roprietor,
LYPPMiN's Il,0CK, I3avaninah, (Ga.
READ) TEIE.5E FxlI:AUttE.
Farm Wagons, complete with body etc.
2 3-4 in 'Thimble Skin................gm5
8 in TIhimble skin...---.-........... 41.00
3%' in Tllhle Skin................. 2400
One Ihorse Wagons, $24.50, $2d.50 and
$28.50, Warranited secondl to no~ne.
Write for Circuilars.
Buggies, Carriages, Road Carts, &c., it
10 per cent less than regular pices. Send
foir Catalogue. Th'lis offer is for only :30
dlays in ordler to redluco stock-so order at
HOLLER & ANDER.SON
BUGGY CO.. ROCK llILL, S. C.,
.,.a w iitung iiiue don tis paper.
TPO~N I l MOST APPHO)VED!
.J pl ans, wvithi Suction l"an ori S!il('d
Belt Sceud Cottoni Elevator furiiiheitd at
COTT"1ON (t I \ S and P'ltESS;iS (41 best,
nakers. Th'lom,as lIl Rla tks. 1)aerinitg
Mower, (Corhin ii Iarrows iad I'lanet, Jr i,
A large stoc'k of P ortable and Stationary
ilnning and( 'awv M'i ill Enginies on hand.
State Agenits fo,r
C. & tI. COOP'Eli & CO'S Corlis Eu
~ines L ane Sawv Mi lls anid Liddell Comn
)any's compJleto4 hine.
W. I1. Gil I ES, ,Jn., & CO.,
Near Uniion D)epot,
LIPPEAN BROS., Wholesato Druggiat.,
Gale Proprietora, Llppman's Block, Savannah, (Ia
FINE SHi TAU
.ATAsk for cataioguie.
STERRY M'F'G CO A'sHit.L E. T .
e Avi TT -Ny AT LAW,
PICK ENS .. 1; S. C.
Mlonoy to loan on casy terms, on well
Oflice in Court 'love. July 26'88.
WEI S& O1Z1, J. E. BOGGS,
Greenville, -, I . Plekens, S. C.
TE11 111 ORN N:'OGGS,
w L ATTOnNEYS AT LAW,
PICK ENS, C. 1., S. C.
M. le. A,,si:r, C. L. HOIORTHxoy
Solicitor Sth Circnit, Pickens, S. C .
G reenville, S. C.
ANSEL:i & IIOLILINGSWVORTIL.
ATTonuNEYs A ND Ci UNSLOnIS AT LAw,
l'ICK ENS, C. I f., S. C.
Pr-act i(ce in all the courits of the State,
andI atte*ntion given to all business entrust
edi to thenm. 'mrh 14-88tf.
lii LVL E L DON
3 22 Maint Street, Greenville, S. C.
Gas givenl every 'thursday and Friday,
andl teeth extracted without pain.
XT M. NOILWOOUD, D).3D. S.
G R E E N V [IL L E, S. C.
C;orner M%aln and Coffee Streets.
D)R. J. B., CARPENTER,
Wii ImI fon at 041( I.iberlyi on and after the
1st October. HIe gu rantees all hIs work
() be first class, feb 13'90
D}: J P) (2 A 1> E
4& IR E E Ni V 1 1111 E, M. C.
ChIle over Westmtoreland Bros. & Duke's
Drug Store. Jan 1 '898.
flR. FRANXiK SMIT H
Is now permlanenItly' len ted at liasley, S.
C., and respectfully offers hIs professional
servIees to the publie generally.
.Jan 2 90.
J. C. Fitzgerald,
PH OTOG RAPH ER,
GREENVILLE, S. C.
Over Westmnolandl Brothers D)rug Store,
All wvork done by the inst antaneous process,
Also muake enlIargemuents from old pictures
to any size ini water colors, crayon, India,
lik, oil and plain photographs.
oct 21 tf.
G11I EN\VILLE S. C..,
[r E MANSION IIOUSE HAS
L een newly refitted and excellently
furnished. It ls first class in its ap
polnments, and Is one of the best hotels In 4
ho South. Situated In the healthiest ud~
ost dehlghtful locality in the country, It
m0erss,rior s,ttratctlons to vitiltors and
nofsnocannot be excelled in any cty.,