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AT THE TABERNACLE.
DR TALMAGE TELLS OF THE GLORI
OF THE RESURRECTION.
The Earth aud the Sea SUaaII CivO
Their Dead. and tie Reunion Will
Such a NO Imaination Can Pictur4
The Glorifled Body.
BRooKLYN, April 2.-The Taberr
cle was elaborately decorated with flo
era today, and su unusually large au(
once assembled to hear Rev. Dr. Ti
magePs Easter morning sermon. TI
subject was, "The Sleepers Awakened
the text chosen being from 1 Cori
thians xv, 20, "Now is Christ ris
from the dead and become the first frui
of them that slept."
On this . glorious Easter mornin
amid the music and the flowers, I gii
you Christian saiutation. This mornit
Russian meeting itussian on the streel
of St. Petersburg hails him with the a
lutation, "Christ is risen!" and is a
swered by his friend in salutation, "I
is risen indeed!" In some parts >f 'n
land and Ireland to this very day tie
is the superstition that on Easter mni
ing the sun dances in the heavens, an
well may we forgive such a superstitioi
which illustrates the fact that the na
ural world ecems to sympathize with ti
Hall, Easter inornine! Flowers! Flov
eral All of them a-voice, all of thei
a-tongue all of them full of speech toda:
I bend over one of the lilies, and 1 hel
it say, "Consider the liliee of the fiel
bow they grow; they toil not, neithor (
they Bpin, vet Solomon in all his glol
was not arrayed like one of these."
bend over a rose, and it seems to whi
per, "I am the rose of Sharon.' A:
then I stand and listen. From all sidt
there comes the chorus of flowers, sa:
lVg, "If God so clothed the grass of th
field, which today is ai tomorrow
cast into the oven, shall lie not muc
more clothe you, o ye of little faith?"
Flowers! Flowers! Braid them in
the bride's hair. Flowers! Flower
Strew them over the graves of the dc
-sweet prophecy of the resurrectioi
Flowers! Flowers! Twist them into
garland for my Lord Jesus on East
morning. "Glory be to tha Father, at
to the Son, and to the Hlcy Ghost; as
was in the beginnilg, is now and cv
Oh, how bright and how beautiful tf
flowers, and how much they make n
think of Christ and his religion, th
brightens our life, bri-hters our clara
ter, brightens societv. brightens 0
churcli, brightens everything! You wi
go with gloomy countenace preteniiii
you are better than I am because
your lugubriousness, you cannot chc
me. Pretty case you are for a man ti
professes to be more than a conquerc
It is not religion that makes you gloom
it is the lack of it. There is just
much religion in a wedding as in a b
'al; just as much religion in a smile
in a tear.
Those gloomy Christians we son
times see are the people to wyholm I !
to lend money, for I never sec, t h,
again! The women caeine to tihe Si
iour's tomb and they dro;ped spices
aroundi the tomb, and those spices we
the seed that began to grow, and( fr<
them camne all the flowers ot this Ea>st
morn. The two angels r'ohedl in wvh
took hold o' the stone at the Saviou.
toamb, and1 they hurled it wIth such for
do.vin the hill that it erushed in the doi
of the world's sepunilcher,i' a'nd the sta
v,d the dead must comec forth.
I care not how labyrinthinie the nma
soleum or how costly the sarcophagi
or however beautifuilly pan.rtrred ti
family grounds, we wanit them all brol
en up by the Lord of' the rcsurrectio,
They must come out. Father aid mot
or they rmust come out. Il usbaund at
wife-they must conic out. Brother am
sister-they must comle out. Our da
ling children-they must come oui
Th'le eyes that we close with such tren
bhing fingers imulst open again in the ri
diance of that morn. The arms we ft( h
ed in dust must join ours in an emubrat
of reunion. The voice that was hiushit
In our dwelling must hie returned. 01
how long some of you seem to be waei
lug-waiting for the resurrection, wivi
ing! And for these broken hearts toda
I make a soft, cool bandage out
My friends, 1 find in the irisen Chiri
a prophecy of our own resurrection, n'
text setting forth the idea that as Chrl
has risen so his people will irise. Hie ti
first sheaf of the resurrection harv'es
He "the first finiits of them that slept.
Before 1Iget through this morning I w:
walk through all the emeteries of' th
Cead, through all the countryV graveyan
wl-ere your loved oneis are buried, and
will pluck ofi' these flowers, and1( i wi
drop a sweet promise of the gospel
a rose of hope, a lily of ,joy on eyei
tomb-the child's tonib, the husband
tomb, the wile's tomb, the father's giai
ti-e mother's grave, and while we cel
brate the resurrection of Christ we wvi
at the same time celebrate the resurre
tion of all the good. "Christ the hir
fru'.ts of them thia silpt.'"
If I should come to you this mornir
and ask you for the mames of the L rei
conq aerors of the world, YOU would sr
Alexander, Caesar, Philip, Napolean.
Aku, my leonds, you have forizotten t
ment'ou the name of' a greater con que:
or than all these-a cirucl, a ghaist
conqueror, lie node on a black hore
across Waterloo and Atlanta and1( Clhn
oms, the bloody hoof's cruashing th
hearts of nations, It Is the conqiuer
Hie carries a black flag, and lie tak
no prisoners. He digs a trenich acro
the betAlspheres and fills it with tI
carckisses of nations. Fifty times won
the world have been depopuha ted he
not God kept making new generatior
Fifty timos the world would have swu
lifeless through the air-- io man on t
mountain, no man on the sea, an aba
do.ed ship plowing through immensli
Again and again has lie do,ie ti
work with all generations, lie is a m<
.arch as well as a conpueror; his pali
a sepulcher; his fountains the falli
-tears of a world. Blessed be God,
the light of th's Easter morning 1I
the prophecy that hIs scepter shall
broken and hIs p)alace shall
demolished. The hour is coming wI
all who are in their graves shall ce
forth. Christ risen, we shall rIse.
sus "the first fruits of them t
*sept." Now, around this doctrIne
- the resurrection there are a great mi
Y ou come to me this morning and
If the.bodies of the dead are to
*d,howlis this, and how is tha
Mdyou ask me a thousand questi
JdxJoopetnt toanser, but f.b
manythigs you bolk
."4W ot ableto explaIn. 'Y
- ~ oolh man to,si
"I wont believe anything I can't un
Why, putting down one kind of flower
ES seed, comes there up this flower of this
color? Why, putting down another
flower seed, comes there up a flower of
this color? One flower white, another
yellow, another flower crimson. Why
* the diflerence, when the seeds look to be
very much alike-are very much alike?
Explain these things. Explain that
wart on the finger. Explain why the
a. oak leaf is different from the leaf of the
._ hickory. Tell me how the Lord Al
. mighty can turn the chariot of his
onmipotence on a rose leat? You ask
tl- me questions about the resurrection I
ie cannot answer. I will ask you a thous
, and questions about everyday life you
I find my strength in this passage,
n "All who are in their graves shall come
ts forth." I do not pretend to make the
eplanation. You can go won and say:
L "Suppose a returned missionary dies in
re Brooklyn; when he was in China, his
foot was amputated; he lived years alter
' in England, and there he had an arm
amputated; he is buried today in Green
wood. In the resurrection will the foot
come from China, will the a,m come
SIroII England, and will the different
c parts of the body be reconstructed in the
. resurrection? How is that possible?"
d You say that "the human body
changes every seven years, and by 70
years or age a man has had 10 bodies.
e In the resurrection which will come up?"
You says: "A man will die and his
body crumble into the dust, and that
n dust be taken up into the lile of the vege
7 table. An animal may eat the vegetable;
ir men eat the animal. In the resurrec
I. tion, that body distributed in so many
1o directions, how shall it be gathered up?"
y Have you any more questions of this
I style to ask? Come on and ask them.
.1 (10 not pretend to answer them. I
d fall back upon the announcement of
M God's word, "All who are in their
. graves shall come forth."
e You have noticed, I suppose, in read
is ing the story of the resurrection that al
h1 most every aIcount of the Bible gives
the idea that the characteristic of that
,o day will be a great sound. I do not
s! know that it will be very loud, but I
Ld know it will be very penetrating. In
1 the mausoleum where silence has reigned
a a thousand years that voice must pmne
Ar trate. In the coral cave of the (leep
id that voice must penetrate. Millians of
it sPirits will come through the gates 01
3 eternity, and they will come to the
tombs Of the earth, and they
c will cry, "Give us back our
C bodies; we gave them to you in cor
t ruption, surrender them now in incor
ruptiou." Hundreds o spirits hovering
e about the crags of Gettysburg, for there
0 the bodies are buried, A hundred thous
and spirits coming to Greenwood, for
there the bodies are buried, waiting for
at the reunion of body an(l soul.
at All along the sea route from New
r. York to Liverpool at every few miles
where a steamer went down; departed
as sIIrits comin, back, hovering over the
i.. wave. There is where the City of los
toi perished. Found at last. There is
where th-3 President perished. Steamer
lo-nd at last. There is where the (en
k tral America went down. spirits hover
in -hundreds of spir.ts hovering, wait
. m! for Ihe reunion 01 body and soul.
,ll Oit on the prmrie a spiiit alights,
re There is where a traveler (lied in the
.n sno~w. Crash! goes Westminster abbey,
er amid the lpoets and orators come forth
ie wonderf imingl ing of good and bad.
-'s Crash! go the pyramids of' I'Xypt, and
te the tuona rch s comeI forth.
or Who cani sketch the sVcne? I sup
rk poe that one moment before that gen
eral rin m there will be an entire sil
a. ence, save as you hear the grinding of a
s whieel oi a clatter of the hoofs of a pro
e cession passing into the cemetery. Sil
. cnce in all the caves of the earth. Silence
.on the side of the mountain. Silence
~. down in the v'alleys and far out into the
(d sea. Silence.
d( lout ini a moment, in a twinkling of
r- aii eye, as the archangel's trumpet
t. comes pealing, rolling, crashing, across
I- mountain andI ocean, the earth will give
t- one terrific shiudd(er, andl the graves of
I- the dead will heave like the waves of the
e sea, and Oistend andl Sebastopol and
d Chalons will stalk forth in the lurid air,
i, and the drowne d will come up and wring
L- out, their wve, locks above the billow,
t- ana(ll the land all the sea become one
y moving mass of life-all faces. all ages,
.> all c>niditions gazing in one direction
and upen one throne-the throne of rc
st surrection. ''All who are in their
y graves shall conme forth.'
st "Bnut," you say, "if this dloctrine o1
ic the resurrection is true as prefigured by
t. this Easter morning, Christ 'the first
'' fruits of them that slept,' Christ rising
11 a piromine and a prophecy of the rising
e of all his peopile, can you tell us some
la thing about the resurrected body?"' I
I cani, There are mysteries about that,
II but ! shall tell you three or four things
- in regardl to the resurrected body that
y are beyond guaessing andl beyond mis
e In the first plec, 1 remark, in regard
to your resurrectedl body, it, will be a
Iglorious body. The body we have now
is a mere skeleton what, it would have
btheein it sin hiad not marred1 and (defaced
it. Ta'ike the most, exquisite statue that
was cver made b)y an artist and chip; it,
it there with a chisel and batter and bruise
*V it, hero andl there andi then standl it, out
- in th3 st.rms of a hiundredl years, and
0 the beauty would be gone.
*Well, the human body has been chip
Vped and battered and bruised and dlam
e agedl with the st.orms 01 thousands a
-years-the physical defects of other
C tenerations commg down from genera
-. tion t.o generation, we Inheriting t,he in
felicities of past generations, but, in the
a5 morning of the resurrection the bodg
Bs will be adorned and beautified accordiny
. to the original model. And there Is no
Id such difference between a uymnast and
idan emaciated wretch in a lazaretto as
s-as there will be a difference between our
~g bodies as they are now and our resur
~e iected forms.
n- There you will see t,be perfect eye af
3.ter the waters of (deathi have washedl out
Ste stains of tears and study. There
ce~ you will see the Perfect hand, aft,er the
ce knots",of toll have been untied from the
ug knuck~les. There you will see the form
In erect and elastic, after -the burdens have
4 gone om th e bo oulder-..the very i te of
enl In this world the most impressive
me thing, the most expressive thing 1s the
me- human face, but that face is veiled with
3eath griefs of a thousand years, but in the
oit' resurrection morn that veil will be taken
away from the face, and the ona
Dy sun Is dull and dim and stupid comare
with the outflaming glories of the coun
may tenances of the saved. When thsose
be faces of the righteous, those resurrected
t?" laces, turn toward the gate or look un
mns toward the thsrone, it will be like gg
are dawning of a nlew morning on the bos
ive om of everlasting day! Oh, glourious,
on resurrected body!
my, But I renutrk also, ln regard to that
body which you are to get In the resur
rection, it will be an immortal body.
These bodies are wasting away. Some- 'h
body has said as soon as we begin to live
we begin to die. Unless we keep put.
ting the full into the furnace the furnace
dies out. The blood vessels are danals ox
taking the breads uft's t. all parts of the fol
systalm. We must be reconstructed hour Br
day by day. Sickness and death are the
all the time trying to get their prey un- tal
der the tenement, or to push us off the cal
embankment of the grave. But, blessed c
be God, in the resurrection we will get a we
body inmortal. Ir
No tnalaria in the air, no cough, no E.
neuralgic twinge, no rtieumatic pang, no on
fluttering of the heart, no shortness ot
ireath, no dispensary, no hospital, no pr
invalid's chair, no spectacles t 3 Improve Dc
the dim vision. But health. immortal 1o
health' 0 ye who have aches and pains in
indescrioable this morning-o ve wh> to
are never well--O ye who are'lacerated Ui
with physical distresses, let me tell vou se,
of the resurrected body, free fro n all. an
Immortall Immortal! coi
I will go farther and say, in regard
to that body which you are to get in
the resurrection, it will be a powerful F
body. We walk now eight cr ten Pe
miles, and we are fatigued; we lift a an
few hundred pounds, and we are ex- Ti
hausted; unarmed, we meet a wild "(
beast, and we must, run or fly or climb int
or dodge because we are incompetent
to meet it; we toil eight or ten hours so
vigorously, and then we are weary, but w<
in the resurrection we are to have a of
body that never gets tired. Is it not a Al
glorious thought? M
Plenty of occupation in heaven. I p)
suppose Broadway, New York, in the A
busiest season of the year at noonday Jr
is not so busy as heaven is all the time. A
Grand projects of mercy for other .
worlds. Victories to be celebrated ml
The downfall of despotisms on earth tir
to be announced. Great songs to be m(
learned and sting. Great expeditious
on which God shall send forth his chil- tin
dren. Plenty to do, but no fatigue. If at
you are seated under the trees of life, an
it will not be to rest, but to talk over an
with some old comrade old times-the wi
battles where you fought shoulder to co
Sometimes in this world we feel we co
would like to have such a body as that.
There is so much work to be done for co
Christ, there are so many tears to be A
wiped away, ther- are so many burdens tet
to lift, there is so much to be achieyed 8P
for Christ, we sometimes wish that ne
from the first of January to the last of f
December we could toil on without arg
stopping to sleep, or take any recrea- i
tion, or to rest, or even to take food- hi
that we could toil right on without ph
stopping a moment in our work of wa
commending Christ and heaven to all Mg
the people. But we all get tired.
It is characteristic of the human ML
body in this condition; we must get Mi
tired. Is it not a glorious thought at
that after awhile we are going to have (U
a body that will never get weary ? Oh, to
glorious resurrection day! Gladly will sai
I Iling aside this poor body of sin and ter
ing it into the toib if at thy bidding agi
I shall have a body that never wearies. pei
That was a splendid resurrection hymn ma
that was sig at my father's burial: eai
do Jestis lept; God's dying son log
pa'serd tirougi tite grave and blessed the cou
I est lhei e, blessed saint, till from his
'Tlim iorning breaks to pierce the shade. all
Oh, blessed resurrection! Speak out, er
swveet (lowers, beautiful flowers, while pe<
you tell o.. a risen Christ and tell of the wa
righteous who shall rise. May God Sta
liii y'ou this morning with anticipation! eat
I hieardl of a father and son who A
among others were shiip wrecked at sea. i
Thie lather and the son climbed into
the rigging. 'Ilie father held on, but
the son after awhile lost his hold in
the rigging and was dashed down. The so
father supposed lie had gone hopelessly by
under the wave. The next day the D
father was brought ashore from .the
rigging in an exhausted state and laid jor
in a bed in a lisherman's hut, and after Thi
many hours had passed he came to con- 1V '
sciousness and saw lying beside him on lar
the same bed his boy. the
0 my friends, what a glorious thing las
it will be when we wake up at last to by
find ouir loved ones beside us! Corn- r
lng tip from the same plot in the grave- ma
yiard, comng up in the same morning ner
ligh-thefather end son alive for- rag
ever, all the loved ones alive forever, no
never more to weep, never more to lie
part, never more to die.b
May the God of peace, that brought bo
again from the dead our Lord Jesus, UM
that great Shepherd of the sheep' wh
through the blood of the everlasting~ fav
covenant make you perfect in every his
good wvork, to do his will. And let por
this brilliant scene of the morning cac
transport our thoughts to the grander was
assemblage before the throne. This Ha
august assemblage is nothing com- afti
pared with it. The one hundred and por
forty and fo ir thousand, and the the
"great multitud(e that no man can num- rj
ber," some of our best friends among lab
them, we after awhile to join the mul
titud(e. Blessed anticipation!Cr
3My soul anticipates the day, haC
W ould stretch her wings and soar away, pro
To aid the song, the palm to bear, trei
And bow, the chief of sinners, there, tori
No P'uulshmnent Too Oroat. ce
ST. Leurs, Mo., April 4.--A special abe
from Gallatin, Tenn., says: News ofta ahe
most diabolical and revolting crimneat aD
Alexander has reached here and aroused tiel
the community to a frenzy of excite-tcl
ment. George and John Evans went to
the house of Jerry Shelton, who lives in riot
a secluded place, and at the point of the the
pistol, forced him to leave his homo. poL
Both of the men then assulted his 16 wer
year old1 wife. Shelton gave the alarm, star
and when a crowd of citizens had col-fal
lected and returned with Shelton to the
scene of the crime, the scoundrels had i
fled. It is h)ardlly p)ossible that the men grei
will be taken alive as they are dlesp)erate andl
and are heavily armed. They have been hiea
tracked to a dense forest near by and trei
when encountered there will be a bloody are
fight. The woman is in such a plight turi
that she cannot give an account of the mat
horrible aflair. 11cr reason is dethroned, awe
This has addedC( to the ailread(y inflamed nea
condition of the community, and made wil
it certain that the Evans brothers, if and
captured alive, will be given swift and lear
sure dleathi at the stake or rrt the end of scol
a rope' -___________ the
CHAntESTON, S. C. April 5.-C. L. so I
Martin, Auditor of the Charleston, Gre
Sumter and Northern Railroad Comp- one
any, was dIrowned in the harbor this
afternoon, Hie, with Col. Knox Liv
ingston, counsel of the road, was out S
sailing in a small boat, which wa~s moi
sailed by Frank Cooper, colored. son,
WVhile off the Battery a flaw of wind ten,
struck the boat and capsized it. Liv. bie)
ingiston and Cooper were rescued by a wo
passing tug. Martin was drownied grat
.efore assistance could reach him. i
auiwd Unai.*. thel
KAIqSAs CI TY, Mo., April 5.--eturns nesi
from the electiona throughout Kans as tai
kdicate a most sweeping 'tie tory fo, whi
the Republicans, and indicate a strong feat
Change in sentiment against the P u-n con
lists. At Leaven worth, where the J-e- Lor
Cublicans have not hadi a victory for out
etiteya betore they elece thir the
BRAVE EMILY GEICER.
She Swllowed a Letter Before She Woul
The Columbia State says an effort I
being made by the admirers of the fan
ous Revolutionary heroine, Miss Emil
Geiger, to have her face used in the ri
vised copy of the coat-of-arms of ti
State which Governor Tillman is goin
to have prepared. A number of ladie
and gentlemen called on the Governc
Wednesday, and the Governor wa
deeply interested in the story of he
heroism. He asked for Miss Geiger
picture. The story of Emily Geiger'
wonderful heroism is told in the fo
lowing poetic description. This I
copied from the first copy of the origi
hal, whieli is now in the possession o
Mrs. John B. Rodgers, of Columbia, an<
which we copy from the State:
"EMILY O EW ER."
Tfl e royal troops are flocking down
The slippery streets of Cambridge town;
And over the hill, from near and far,
Come the men of Britain armed for war.
"This last of our posts we'll hold till death,'
Said the chief of the Tories, "By my falth
Tihe Whigs shall feel ere to-morrow night
The squadrons of Ravidon in their might."
A loyal maid had heard the oath,
And she vowed by every holy truth,
Vowed by the throne of God who made her
She would out-wit tl'e fell invader.
To her country's calup she flies with speed
"Twas an hour with themn of sorest necd.
Tho' the general knew her story t Ito,
Not a ian could he spare such work to do
A message must go without delay,
To the nen of tumter miles away'
To warn hiln of Lord Rawdoli's hasty miove
lie must mass men below and above
To weary Lord Rawdon's army down,
And check its march on Cambridge town,
Then Enmily Geiger's hecart beat high,
bhe would take the message through or dIc
The fearless maiden is riding away
Fron the fierce shout and din of the fray,
Where tl:e clouds of smoke with angr,
Hide tle bloody streets of Cambridge town
Through the lovely paths of that Ju n1
Where Tories lurk in solitude,
With soul of dar!ig and heat of trust,
She bravely rides through the wayside dus1
in the folI of her rich bosom's swell,
The precious letter lay hidden well.
in the milst of the somber forest land,
Two Tories meet her and bid her ,tan'd,
They took her into a house o'er the brake
4d brought a woman a search to make.
Left to herself in a wild flutter -
The daring girl swallowed the letter.
They .rehed and searched but naugl
And so they bade her "go and be free."
Emily Geiger imlounted again;
She plied the whip and she pulled the reii
And ere the fire fly Hlh ted his lamp,
She had told her tale at Sumter's cinp.
Emily Geiver Is dead, I wot,
And places that knew her know her not.
Above the spot of hor last repose,
Blushes the bleom of the wild hedge rose,
But a grateful country's prayers are shed
Upon the grave of this woman's head;
And tving hearts with a tuching glow,
Recall her brave deeds of long ago.
Search the annals- you will never find,
A gentler, sweeter and purer mind.
And with the mei on highest glol y
May she live renowned in history.
JAMES HENRY CAREW
NOTE.-At the seige of Ninety-Si
(Cambridge then) in 781, Greene wv
apprised of Rawdon's advance. I
sent a letter at once to Sumter to hara.
,he march. This was taken, as relate
above, oy a young girl--Emily Geiger.
.1. 11. C.
WTO ITSS EfILY GEIGER WAS.
Miss Geiger was a near relative of th
well known GeIger family of Lexms
ton county, who reside about ton mile
below Columbia. She was a cousin t
the family of the late John 'T. Rawle:
of Columbia, and the family of Mr. 1
W. Cayce, who resides in Lexingto;
county just two miles from Columbi&
Mr. Cayce has also some relics of Reve
intfonary times In his house, amon1
them being a life size painting of Ger>
Tatum, and also a table on which Lorn
Cornwvallis eat. It was captured a
Camden, S. C.
Miss Geiger married a Col. Threewitte
She was burled in the old Threewitti
family burying ground, ten miles belov
Columbia, in Lexington county, nea
the present place of Dr. William Geiger
Nothing nmore than a plain grave and
picket fence marks the last restin1
place of this brave and noble woman
Miss Geiger was only eighteen years o
age when she accomplished this dam
Ilount In Hlawall.
WVASII ING' TON, A pril 6.-Dis patche
from Honolulu under date of march 2
says the United States revenue cuttel
Rush arrived here this morning, uln
days from San Francisco, having om
board Ex-Congressinan Blount, c
Georgia, who was appointed commis
sioner to investigate the existing cond]
tion in i-iawaii and report as the ex
pediency of the annexation of' thel
islands to the United State~s.
As soon as the 'mutter wats siirhted 01
Koko Head, at 9 A. M., the busines
men went to work and in a short tim
the streets and buildings were coverei
with flags andl bunting, The towns
peop)le turned out en masse and by I
o'clock, when the Rush anchored ii
in Naval row, the docks and street
Tjhe m ill steamer A.ustralia, whic1
was scheduled to leave at noon, was hell
back, and from her deck the band of th,
Provisional Government w elcomed the
new arrivals with the strains of tha
"Star Spangled Banner.'' A dlelegatiol
from the A nnexation Club was hastil'
fromed and welcomed the commissione
at the hcat landing. A party of abou
seventy-five Hawaiian women lron th<
women's branch of the HLawaiianm Pat
riotic L gue, bearing the American an<
Hawaiian flags, also proceeded to thb
iDr. J. S. McGrew, Chairman, an<
President F. Scott and Gen. Hiartwel
as a committee Irom the Annexatioi
Club, United States Minister Stevens
F. P. Hastings, seretary of foreign af
fairs and aide to Pasdent Dole, Majo
Robertson, the Queen's chamberlain
and the newspaper correspondent pu
oir' to the Rush to pay their respects t<
the commissioner. The news that onl'
one person had been sent mn that capaci
ty to the islands soon spread to thi
shore and occasioned much surprise,
Commissioner Blount declined to be in
terviewed1, but from casual conversatlot
it would seem that his labors here ma'
cover a period of' several weeks. Tin
Rush will probably ret.urn to San Fran.
cisco in that time.
Commissioner Blount didl not loavi
the steamer for several houre, and con,
sequently a reception by the HIawallar
League and the Annexation Club di(
not take place. The Rush brought dis,
patches from Washington to Admniro'
Skerrett and also the Provisional Gov
enent, but the nature of them could
hot be learned. After the first feeling
of surprise had passed away an expres.
mion of sailsfaction at the arrival of the
:>mmissio'ner prevailed among the an
The Rush brought no mali from the
States, and the arriyal of the Rio de
Janeire, which is expected to put in here
to-morrow on her way to China, is
i#alted for Iirther particulars as to the
mentiment in Amerlea.
THE RAILROAD CASES.
07 Will Probably Be Decided Agalast
WASHINGTON, D. C., April 4.-A
ictly 12 o'clock Chief Justice Fuller,
owed by Gray, Blatchford, Brewer,
own, Shiras and Jackson filed into
i court room and immediately atter
:ing their seats the clerk of court.
led the South Carolina railroad case.
4uito a number of South Carolinans
re present, including McBee, Pope.
>y, Strait, Latimer, Moorman. W.
Earle. Bond anJ Barnwell were the
ly legal representatives of the railroad
At 12:05 Jones opened for the State.
iring his speech, which lasted one
urand five minutes, he was frequently
errupted by tie justices, who seemed
manifest unusal interest in the case.
'der a hot fire from the court Jones
reral times got mixed in an eflort t0
swer their inquires and Tucker had to
ne to his recue.
lhe whole court asked questions, but
ler, Gray and Jackson were most
t'sistent. Jackson interruptca Jones
d stated emphatically that Governor
timan had resor'ed to unnecessary
thods to collect the taxes and had
erferred with the receivership.
"The property should have been
d," he said, "and then the matter
uld have been settled in the question
,itle between purchaser and receiver."
the conclusion of Jones' remarks
.Bee told me the indication i plainly
inted to the success of the railroads.
10:10 o'clock Mr. Hugh L. Bond,
opened argument for the railroads
1:45 Bond concluded. le was not
errupted. Several of the justices re.
Nd to their rooms during his argu
Barnwell began in a clear, penetra
gvoice. His opening remarks, aimed
Governor Tillman, were both caustic
d bitter. le charged Tilman with
a tempt to coerce the courts. "It
.s the boldest instance of contempt of
irt,'' he exclaimed, "on record in this
antry." Chiet Justice Fuller nodded
1 assent. "it is the manner of the
stempt as well as the offense itself."
2.25 Barnwell closed. le was lie
led to with great attention. His
3ech was able and replete with hitter
Fudge Tucker began, concluding his
iument for the State at 2:30 o'clock.
arose with an air of confidence and
face was covered with smiles. Peo
crowded in the court room when it
s learned that lie had begun to spea:.
ny Senators were present; also J. J.
nmphill, Johnstone, Brawley and
inro. Quest:ons were thrown at him
every step and be answered each
ckly and ably. He paid his respects
Barnwell in a caustic manner and
J: "If any coercing had been at.
ipted it was by the Fe4leral court
tinst the State authorities." Ills
'oration cn State sovereignty was
'nificent, Senator Gray of Deleware,
I it was one of the most eloquent and
ical speeches ever delivered ir the
le is holding a levee on the outside of
door and is being congratulated on
sides. Irby said that althoug!i Tuck
speech was all that could he ex.
ted, it was evident that the court
biased and would decide against the
te. Tucker, however, thinks differ
.He concluded his speech at 3:30.
lecision may not be rendered in some
llinois Kept in Line.
HI[CA40 , A pril 4.-Carter HI. Harri
was todlay chosen mayor of Chicago
a majority of 19,000, and the entire
mocratic ticket was elected by ma
Lties ranging from 16,000 to 19,000.
i beautiful weather brought out near
Lil o1 the voters and the result was a
o poll for the municipal election, al
ugh the vote did not exceed that of
November. The day was unmarked
a disturbance of any sort.
'he contest for the World's Fair
yoralty was one of extreme bitter
s. Harrison, who represents the
aiiar Democratic ticket, obtained the
amnatien by defeating Washington
sings, of the. Staats Zeitung, who
ted the convention. The Democratic
Ispapers, excepting only the Times,
ch is owned by Harrison, were in
>r of Hesing's candidacy, and upon
defeat by Harrison gave their sup
t to the Republican and CitIzens'
didate, Samuel W . Allerton, who
nominated a fe w days later. Since
:rison's nomination, however, two
mroon papers have come to his sup
t and waged a vigorous.warfate upon
'he People's party, representing the
armng classes, nominated DeWitt C.
gier for mayor, while the Socialists
for their candIdate Henry Ehren
Is. Micheal J. Bransfield for city
isurer, George A. Trude for city at
ley and Charles Gastfleld for city
k on the Democratic ticket all ran
1, and in numerous instances ran
ad of the ticket. Out of thirty-four
irmen twenty of those elected are
nocrats and the successful town
ets are Democratic.
[unicipal elections wers held in ye~
s towns throughout the State, but
contests were generally without
tical significance. Where party lines
o drawn the Dem-crats in most in
ces maintained the gains made last
Terribie Turpen tine Fires.
*ALIEar[, N. C., April 5.-The
test forest fires ever known In Moore
Richmond counties are raging in the
t of the long leaf pine district. The
is had just been bo.ed and thousands
destroyed. Many people owning
entine orchards are ruined. One
ilost 2,000 acres of trees. The fire
pt upon the town of Weet End and
.iy wiped it out. Three large s tores,
their entire stocks, the postofilce
several d wellings were burned. A t
t twelve turpentine distilleries and
'es of dwellings scattered throughout
woods were burned. The rails of
Aberdeen & West~ End Railroad are
>adly warped that trains cannot run.
at quanitles of rosin were burned,
thousand barrels at West End alone.
Around the World on DJioycles.
.Louis, Mo., March 31.-This
ning Thomas U. Allen, of Fergu
Mo, and Will S. Sachitleben, of Al
Ill. rolled into St. Louia on their
les, having completed a tour of the
Id in three years. Both young men
luated from Washington Universi
1 1890 and undertook the trip to
sa to improve their education. In
r tour the cyciers crossed the Chi
Empire from east to west, a dis
e of 8,200 miles, and are the only
te men who have accomplished this
since Marco Polo in the thirteenth
Aury. Representatives of the St.
Is cycling clubs met the tourists
jide the city and escorted them to
club house where they were given
Or a Trip to the World's Fair Fre.
The above notice has appeared in sqv
eral papers. Mr. Dempsey the mana
ger of the T. X. L. Company, when
- asked about the matter explained his
y plans as follows:
In order to introduce our business at
once we will give a free trip to the
e Worid's Fair to the person buying a
bottle of T. X. L. The Excelsior L .ni
s ment and guessing the number of the
r check that pays for the ticket, the
9 check has been drawn, sealed up and
r deposited with the Murray Drug Coin
8 pany, no one knows the number. This
3 check will be opened at 12 o'clock on
- .July 1, and the trip awarded to the
s lucky one by disinterested persons.
You have no goods to sell, no duties to
perform; only buy one bottle T. X. L,
a strictly pure family Liniment. Fill
out the blank card that is with eaca
bottle and forward according to direc
tions and you are entitled to the guess.
If you do not care to go to the World's
Fair, you take the money.
Should no one guess the correct num
ber the one guessing nearest the num
bor will be entitled to the free trip
Secor.d nearest guess will be entitled tc
one dozen bottles T. X. L. free. Third
nearest, half dozen bottles free. In
case of a tie such numbers will be put
in a hat and shaken up and drawn out
by a child who t as no member of its
Buy a bottle, make a guess and get
the trip to the World's Fair free!
T. X L. is a sure telief for pain when
properly applied. Sold by all druggists
at 25 cents, or six bottles with six guess
cards sent by express for $1.
We will give 1 dozen bottles to any
person buying three dozen or more bot
tles at a time and guessing the Bank on
which the check is drawn. To any per
son buying 5 Gross and guessing the
bank or the corre,,t number of the
check we will give a free Railroad
e Ticket to Chicago. The number select
ed is between 5 and 5,000.
This Liniment is prepared by T. X.
L Company, (C. M. Dempsey, Mana
ger,) 230 Main Street, Columbia, S. C.
The Murray Druig Company, Whole
sale Agents, Columbia, S. C.
Planos and Organu.
Where to buy Pianos and Organs
representing the world's greatest ma
kers. Steinway & Sons Pianos, Ma
t th ushek Pianos, Mason & Hamlin Pi,
anos, Sterlin Pianos, MAson and H1am
lin Organs, Sterling Organs. Lowest
p-ices always. Easiest terms possible.
, All freight paid. Complete outfit. free.
V ye years guarantee. One price to
all. Quare dealin, Money saved.
We do not ask big prices as many
dealers do, and then come down. Our
motto- One price to all and that the
lowest. We ship on fifteen days' trial
to any depot and pay frei ht both
wayi if not satisfactory. NIrite for
illustrated catalogue. N. W. Trump,
Coluimbia. S. C. *
Or a Trip to the World's Fair Free,
T. X. L.
THE EXCELSIOR LINIMENT,
The great pain alleviator, is strictly pure
antid fre~e from opiates of all kinds, but
s relieves pain in all its forms when
properly applied. Full direc
tions and a guess card on a
Free TrIp to the World's
Fair with each bot
- tie, for
Did by druggists everywhere.
t Six bott'es with sIx guesses by express
;Prepared by T. X. L. COMPANY,
(C. M. DEMPSEY, Manager,)
230 MaIn Street, Columbia, S. C.
-THE MURRAY DRUG COMPANY.
S Wholesale Agents, Columble., S. C.
.Full particulars sent by mall for two
Talbot & Sons,
a COIRN AND WHEAT MILLS,
SA W MILLS.
f COTTON GINS,
- COTTON PRESSES
- Complete equIpment for large and smnal
.Ginnerles orn "ost l,nnroved plans.
Cur Thomas direct acting Steam Press and
Elevator system is beyond question.
The best ever ,agented.
r Talbott's EngInes and Saw Mills.
Van Winkle and Lummnus 01
V. J. BADHAML,
- GENREA AGSJNT
CoLUhm IA, 6, C,
UiPPMAN BROS.. Proprle?er,
2Kt.~r~ft,aSA. [[AVifMMNP 1.
TO SUT. 10 IN TOCK
TOM SUIT 00. AuuSTOCK.
PENNAD Diviend U8aal e
MUTALums or icreas
LI.Et' dividend abilit. Une
.l. . LAD. en'l Aat
Padgett Pays the Freight !
A large illustrated Catalogue show
Stoves and Baby Carriages will be
mailed free if you mention this
paper. I will DeITyoU FURNITURN,
ete., just as cheap as you can buy
then in large cities, and paythe
fftlghtto your depot.
Here art a flw Ramplems:
A No. 7 iat top 0ookI ng Stove with
20coking utensils, delivered to any
depot, for $12 00.
A 6-hole Oooking Range with 20
oolking utensils, dlivered to any
de for $18 00.
AMe line af Btovls in propor
tiou. Upecial agent for Charter bak
A Uses Parlor Rutt, upholstered in
good plush, fashionable colors de
Ilvere anywhere for $30.00. A large
line of Parlor Suits to select frorn.
A Bedroom Buit large glama, bi
bedsteA encloed wanhitand, ful
suit 9 pieeee; chairs have cane seat.,
delivered anywhere for $2 00.
Other Sus boath cheaper and nUre
N y&f oido Oa t r $ 60.
I Pair N s, N ptme, a
A *We 'W%&w Made, T IL l
ft. Wmse, %,;. -_% 1"lkew"k fros
imr 50 eents.
No ilight Paid on Shatd amid chmii
talme unl ordered in eemseeitea
L. F. PA Coar
8M Broad Street, Augusta,
CURES ALL 5KIN
r5 P ~404. P. P. 1s4endid conbinatlon
-l pr",ho I it t rAt satisfaction for the cares of at
yp,hilis By itca Rheumatism, scrfulousTJlcaarsd
...noUlceors that *-ae restaitad all treatment. ca"an,
., i oo, ne te, e' $in l l e . ouk le n
Lrt- iP Scai Head, tRc., etc.
' , Lirpwa anock. 8AVAion aNAn.,
ISr PLEASN T doTOnnsrt IIE isiTlE,
COLUMBIA, 8. 0., March 29, 1893.
Nm. W. J. RODDEY, Manager,
Equitable Lire Assur. S0'y, U. S.,
Rock Bill, 13. C.
D)EARl Sin: I have to acknowledge of you
iettlement of the Trontino Policy No.
i10,296 for $2,500O hold by mec in your Comn
pany, the Trontine diidend period having
expired. I was per fcctly satisfled with the
settlement, having taken the full cash sur
render value for it, amountIng to 1614,
md I am much obliged to you for your
:ourtesy and promptnes9s in tile matter.
Ve Invite the Attention of Buyers to the
Following SPE CI ALTIES:
[rewver BrIck Maclinecs and Supplies:
Aiddell Company's floss Presses, Saw
Mills, Engines, Boilers, &c.
0ane Manufacturing Company's Saw Mills,4
and Shingle Machines.
'arquhar Agricultural Engines and
,ocomotive and Return TIubular Bolle ra.
haf ting, Belting, Pulleys, &c.
)eerlng Reaper., Binders and Mowers.
'RICES AS LOW UPON M ACHINERY
QF EQUAL QUALITY, AS CAN BI!
RAD IN AMERICA.
W.;H. G1BBE8, JR., & C ,
00LUMBIA, B. Ce, I