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THE ENTERPRISE,' WEDNESDAY. Nov)
TALMAGE IN ITALY.
Preaches a Sermon About a
; . , Mediterranean yoyag-e.",
. , ; ;' 5 :.. r ; f : '.
How Paul Wu Shipwrecked by th. Ter
rible Euroolydon Long Ao Leijona
to be Imrned by the Fury of
- the Tempeet.
Eev. T. DeWitt Talmage, D. D,
preached reoently at the Italian port of
Brindlsl. His subject was, "A Medlt
' erranean Voyage," and he took for his
text Aots xxvil, 44: "And so it came to
pass that they escaped safe to land."
1'pllowlng is the sermon: A" j; ,
.'Hiving lslted yoUr ! historical olty,
which we desired to see because It was
the terminus of the most famous road of
the ages, the Roman Appian Way, and
lor its. mighty fortress overshadowing
a oity which even Hannibal's hosts
could not thunder down, we mast to-:
morrow morning leave your harbor, and,'
alter tonohing at Athens and Corinth,
voyage about the Mediterranean to
Alexandria, Egypt. . I have been read-,
ing this morning in my Now Testament,
of ;e Mediterranean voyage in an Alex
andrian ship. It was this very month of
November. The vessel was lying In a
port not very far from here. On ward
'that vessel were two distinguished pas
sengers: one, Josephus, the historian, as
we nave strong reasons to believe; the
Dther, a convict, one Paul by name, who
was going to prison for upsetting things,
or, as they termed it, "turning the
world upside down." This convlot had
f alned the confidence of the captain,
ndeed, I think that Paul knew almost
as much about the sea as did the cap
tain. ' He bad been shipwrecked three
times already; he had dwelt much of his
life amidst capstans, and yardarms, and
oables, and storms, and he knew what
he was talking about Seeing the equi
noctial storm was coming, and perhaps
noticing something nnseaworthy in the
vessel, he advised the captain to stay In
the harbor. But I hear the captain and
the first mate talking together. They
say: "We can not afford to take the ad
vice of this landsman and he a minister.
He may be able to preach very well but
I don't believe he knows a marllnespike
from a luff tackle. All aboard! Cast off!.
Shift the helm for headwayt Who fears
the Mediterranean?" They had gone
only a little way out when a whirlwind,
sailed Euroolydon, made the torn sail
Its turban, shook the mast as you would
brandish a spear, and tossed the hulk
- Into the heavens. Overboard with the
aargol It is all washed with . salt water
and worthless . now, and there are no
marine insurance companies. All hands,
shoy, and out with the anchors!
Great consternation comes on crew
ind passengers. The sea monsters snort
n the foam, and the billows clap their
Bands in glee of destruction. In the
lull of the storm I hear a chain clank.
It is the chain of the great apostle as he
walks the deck, or holds fast to the rig
ring amidst the lurching of the1' ship
the spray dripping from his long beard
as he cries cut to the erew: "' Now I
exhort yon to be of good oheer, for there
hall be no loss of any man's life among
ou, but or the snip. t or mere stood
v me this night the angel of Ood,
whose I am, and whom I serve, saying,
fear not, Paul thou must be brought be
fore Cesar; "and lo, God hath given thee
all them that sail with thee."
Fourteen days have passed and there
is no abatement of the storm. It is mid
night standing on! the lookout the
man peers'lnttv the darkness, and, by a
flash of lightning, sees the long white
line of breakers, and knows they must
be coming near to some oountry, and
team that in a few moments the vessel
will be shiveiw) on the rocks. The ship
flies like ohaff In ' the tornado. They
Iron the sounding line, and by the light
sf the lantern they see it is twenty
fathoms. Speeding along a little farther
the drop the line again, and by the light
of the lantern they see it is fifteen'
fathoms. Two hundred and seventy-six
tools within a few 1oet of awful ship
rrVtckl The managers of the vessel,
pretending they want to look ever the
tide of the ship ana underglrd it get
Into the . small boat expecting in it to
sscape; but Paul sees through the sham,
and he tells them that if tbey gooff in the
boat it will be the death of them. - The
vessel strlkesf The planks spring! The
timbers crack! The Weasel parts in the
thundering surge! ' O, what wild strug
gling lor lllel were tnej leap irom
rom Blank to clank. Here they go
under as if they would never rise, but,'
eatohing hold of a timber, come floating1
and panting on It to the beach. Hern,1
itrong , swimmers spread their frruuf.
through : the -'Waves until -their 'chins
plow the sand, and they rise up and
wrinfr out their wet locks on the beach.
When the roll 0! the ship is called two
hundred and eeventy-eix people answer
to their names. ''And so," says my
text, "It came to pass1 that they escaped
all safe to land." ;l r-r ,,, ce:
I learn from this subject: ' ' .
First - that those- who ' get us Into
trouble will not sUy to help us out
These shipmen got Paul out of Fair Ha
vens into the storm; but as soon as the
tempest dropped upon them they wanted
to go off in the small boat, oaring noth
ing what became of "Paul and the pas
lengers. Ah met human nature is the
lame in all ages. They who get us into
trouble never stop to help us out They
who tempt that young man into a life of
llsalpation will be the first to laugh at.
bis imbecility, and to drop blm out of
iocent society. Gamblers always make
fun of the losses of gamblers. Tbey
' who tempt you into the contest with
fists, saying, "I will back you," will be
the first to run. Look over all the pre
llcamects of your life, and count the
names of those who have got you into
those predioaments, and tell me the
name of one who ever helped you out
They were glad enough to get . you out
from Fair Havens, but when, with dam
aged rigging, you try to got into harbor,
lid they hold for you ft plank or throw
Jon a rope? Not one. Satan has got
housands of men into trouble, but he
would not hide the goods or ball out the
iefendant The spider shows the fly the
way over the gossamer bridge into the,
.tobweb; but It never shows the fly the
way out of the cobweb over the gossa
mer bridge. I think that there were'
plenty of fast young men to help the
Erodlgal spend his money; but when he
ad wasted his substance In riotous liv
ing, thev let him go to the swine past
ures, while they betook themselves to
tome other new comer. They who take
Paul out of Fair Havens will be of no
help to him when he gets la to the break
ers of Malita. I,
I remark again, as ft lesson learned
from tho text tbat It is dangerous to re
fuse the counsel of competent advisors.
Paul told them not to go out with that
hip. Thry 'thought Tie knew nothing'
about it theyaald: Uonlfamln
Isterl" They went and the ship was de
stroyed. There are fcreat many peo
i)lo who now aav of 'ministers: ''They
nnow nothinr about the world ' They;
can not talk tons!" Ah, my friends, it
is not necessary to have the Asiatic;
oholera before you can give it medical
treatment in others. - It is not necessary
to have your own arm broken before you
can know how" to Bpllnter fracture.
And we who stand In the pulpit nd ia
the office of a Christian teacher, know;
that there are certain styles of belief;
and certain kinds of behavior that will
lead to destruction as certainly as Paul
knew that if that ship went out of Fair
Havens it would go to destruction. '-Rejoice,
O young man, in thy youth; and
let thy heart oheer thee in the days of
thy youth; but know thou that for all
these things God will bring thee into
iudgment" We may not know muoh,
lut we know that 1 t v
' Young people refuse the advice of par
ents. .They Bay: '"Father is over-suspicious,
and mother is getting old." But
those parties have been on the sea of
life. They know where the storms sleep,
and during their voyage have seen a
thousand battered hulks marking the
place where beauty burned, and Intel
lect foundered, and morality sank. They
are old sailors, having answered many a
signal of distress, and endured great
stress of weather, and gone scudding
under bare poles; and the old folks know
what they are talking about ' Look at
that man in his oheek the glow of in
ternal fires. His eyes flashes not as onoe
with thought, but with low passion. His
brain is a sewer through which impu
rity floats, and his heart the trough in
which lust wallows and drinks. Men
shudder as the leper passes, and parents'
ory, "Wolf! woUP Yet he onoe said the
Lord's Prayer' at his mother's knee, and
against that iniquitous brow once pressed
ft pure mother's lip. But he refusodher
counsel. He went where euroolydons
have their lair. He foundered on the
sea, while all hell echoed at the roar of
the wreck: Lost Paclfloa! Lost Pacifies!
Another lesson from the Bubjeot is that
Christians are always safe. , . ':
There did not seem to be much chance
for Paul getting out of that shipwreck,
did there? They had not in those days
rockets with which to throw ropes over
foundering vessels. Their lifeboats
were of but little worth. And yet, not
withstanding all the danger, my text
says that Paul escaped safe to land. And
so it will always be with God's children.
They may be plunged into darkness and
trouble, but by the throne of the eternal
God, I assert it, "tbey shall all escape
safe to land." "
Sometimes there comes a storm of com
mercial disaster.' The cables break. The
masts fall. The cargoes are scattered
over the sea. Oh! what struggling and
leaping on kegs and hogsheads and corn
bins and store shelves! And yet though
they may have it so very hard in com
mercial circles, the good, trusting in God,
all come safe to land.
Wreckers go out on the ocean's beach
and find the shattered hulks of vessels;
and on the streets of our great olties
there is many a wreck. Mainsail slit
with banker's pen. Hulks abeam's end
on -Insurance count. rs. Vast credits
sinking, having suddenly sprung aleak.
Yet all of them who are God's children
shall at last, through His goodness and
mercy, escape safe to land. The Scan
dinavian warriors usedtodrtnk wine out
of the skulls , of the enemies they had
lain. Even so God will help us, out of
the conquered ills and disasters of life,
to drink sweetness and strength for our
You have, my friends, bad illustra
tions, in your own life, of how God de
livers his people. I have bad illustra
tions In my own life of the same truth.
I was once in what on your Medlterra-.
nean yon call a Euroolydon, but what on
the Atlantio We call a jcyclone,'but the
lame storm. - The steamer Greece, of
the National Line, swung out into the
River Mersey at Liverpool, bound for
New York: We had on board seven
hundred, erew and - passengers. We
same together strangers Italians, Irish
men, Englishmen, Swedes, Norwegians,
Americana Two flags floated from the
masts British and American ensigns.
We had a new vessel, or one so thor
oughly remodeled that the voyage bad
around it all the uncertainties of trial
trip. The great steamer felt Its way
cautiously out Into the sea. The pilot
was discharged, and,' committing our
selves to the oare of Him who holdeth
the winds in His fist, we : were fairly
started on our voyage of three thousand
miles. It was rough nearly all the way
the sea with strong buffeting disput
ing our path. But one night, at eleven
o'olock, after the lights had been . put
out ft cyolone wind lust made tear
ihlps to pieces caught up in Its,
elutohea. It came down so suddenly:
that- we 1 had, not time to take in'
the sails or to fasten the hatches. You
may know that- the bottom Of the At-'
lantlo is strewn with the ghastly work
of 1 cyclones. 'Obi they are cruel wlnda
They have hot breath, as though they
same up from infernal furnaces. Their
merriment levthe ery of affrighted pas
sengers. Their play Is the foundering
of steamers. And, when a ship goes'
down, they laugh until both continent
hear thorn ,The bo in olroles. or as I
describe them with my hand rolling,
oni rolling oni witn nnger 01 terror
writing on the white sheet of the wave
this sentenoe of doom:. "Let all that
some within this circle perish! Brlgan-'
tines, go downl Clippers, go down!
Steamships, go down!" And the vessel,
hearing the terrible voice, crouches la
the surf, and as the waters gurgle
through the hatches and port holes, it
lowers away, thousands of feet down,
farther "and farther, until at last it
trlkes the bottom; and all is peace, for.
they have landed. Helmsman, dead at
the wheel! . Engineer, dead amidst the,
extinguished furnaces! Captain, dead in,
the gangway! Passengers, dead in the'
sabin! Buried in the great cemetery of.
load steamers, beside the Uty of Mos
ton, the Lexington, the President, the
Cambria waiting for the archangel's
trumpet to split up tho decks, and
wrench open the cabin doors, and un
fasten the hatches.
I thought that I had seen storms on:
the sea beforo; but all of them together,
might have come under one wing of that
cyclone. We . were only eight or nine.'
hundred mile from home, and in high
expectation of soon seeing our friends,;
for there was no one on board so poor as'
not to have friend. But it seemed as
if we were to be disappointed. The most
it us expected then and there to die.
There were none who made light of the
peril, aave two. One was an English
man, and he was drunk, and the other,
was an Amerloan, and he was a fool! O
what ft time it was! A sight to make
ne's hair to torn white. We came out.'
of the berths and stood la the gangway,'
and looked into the steerage, and sat in
the oabin. While seated there we heard
overhead something like minute guns.
It was the bursting of the sella
We held on with both - hands to:
keep our place. Those who at
tempted. to' cross the" Hoof oame back:
bruised and gashed. Cups and glasses;
were dashed to fragments! pioces of the
table getting loose, swung across the sa
loon. It seemed as if the hurricane took,
that great ship or thousands of tons and
toed it on end and seldr Hbsll J alnk ;
It or let it this oncer And then it
came down with such force that the Ml--,
lows tramnled over it eao'a mounted of
a furv. We felt that everv thing de-
aAA . , nMnoiin.n; i t.hm..
stopped for an Instant we knew the ves
sel would fall off into the trough of the
sea and sink, and so we prayed that the
screw, which three times since leaving
Liverpool bad already stopped, might not
stop now.' O how anxiously we listened
for the regular thump of the machinery,
upon which our lives seemed to depend!
screw is stopped!" No; its sound had
only been -overpowered by the uproar ;
of the tempest, and we breathed easier
again when we heard the regular
pulsations of the overtasked ma- ,
ohinery going thump, thump, thump.
At three o'olock in the morning the
water covered the ship from prow to
stern, and the skylights gave way! The '
deluge rushed in, and we felt that one
or two more waves like that must swamp
us forever. As the water roiled Dacit
and forward In the cabins, and dashed
against the wall, it sprang half way up,
to the Celling. Bushing through the
skylight as t came in with such terriflo
roar, there went up from the oabin a
shriek of horror which I pray God I may
never hear again. I have dreamed the
wholosoene over again; but God has mer
clfi 'ly kept me from hearing that ona
ory. Into it seemed to be compressed the
agony of expected shipwreck. It seemed
to say "I snail never get home again!
My children shall be orphaned, and
my wife shall be widowed!. I am launch-
Ing now into eternity!
In two minutes j
I shall meet mv God!
There were aoout nve nunorea ana
fifty passengers In the steerage, and as
the water rushed la ftnd touohed the
furnaces, and began violently to hiss,
the poor creatures In the steerage im
agined that the boilers were giving
way. Those passengers writhed in
the water and in the mud, some
praying, some crying, : all terrified.
They made ft rush for the deck. An offi
cer stood on deck and beat them back
with blow after blow. It was necessary.
They could not have stood an Instant on
the deck. 0, how they begged to get out
of the hold of the ship! One woman,
with a child In her arms, rushed up and
caught hold of one of the officers and
cried: "Do let me out! I will help youl
Do let me outi 1 caa not die hi
Some got down and prayed to the Virgin
UVUIO gStl uunu 11 va aa mj vv vv wuw v giu
Mary, saying: "Q, blessed mother! keen
ns! Have mercy on us!" Some stood
with white lips and fixed gaze, silent In
their terror. Home wrung ineir nanus
and oried out: "O, God! what shall I
do? What shall I do?" The time came
when the crew could no longer stay on
deck, and the ory of the officers was:
"Below! all hands below!" Our brave
and sympathetic Captain Andrews
whose praise I shall not cease to speak
while I live had been swept by the
hurricane from his bridge, and had es
caped very narrowly with his life. The
cyclone seemed to stand on the deck,
waving its wing, crying: "This ship U
mine! I have captured
ltr Mai tiai 1 win
command it! . If God will permit I will ,
sink it here ftnd now. By thousand
shipwrecks, I swear the doom of this
vessel!" There was a lull In the storm,
but only that it might gain additional
fury. Crash I went the lifeboat on one
side.. Oasht -went -the life boat on the. '
ether' side.' The greet booms got loose,"
ftnd, as with the heft of. a thunderbolt'
pounded -the deck and beat the mast
the Ijibhooni; studding-sail .'boom, and'
square sail boom, with their strong arms,
beating time to the' awful march and
musio of the hurricane.
Meanwhile the ocean became phos
phorescent Tho. wnolO scene looked
like fire. The water dripping from; the
nr from t.hn
rigging, there were ropes of fire; ' and
there were masts of fire; and there was
a deck of fire. ' A ship of fire, sailing on
a sea of fire, through' night of fire.
May I never see any thing like it again!
Everybody prayed: A lad of twelve
ay prsyea: a iaa vi iweive
tge got down and prayed for
r. "If I should give up," be
lo not know what would be-
years 01 age
said. "I do
come of mother. There were men also,
I -think bsd not prayed for thirty
J ears, who then got down on their
nees. When man who has neglected
God all his life feels that he has come
tohls lasttlme.it makes' a very busy
night All of our sins and shortcomings
passed through our winds.4 My own life
riy unaausiactory, 1 eouioy .
. , - 1 1 XI : T 1 i 1 T
may both arrive in glory!" 0.1 tell
you a man pray straight to,' the mark
when' he ha a cyclone above him, an
ocean beneatflhim, snd eternity so close
to him that he can feel Its breath on bis
cheek!- '"'' '
The'hlght Was long! .'At last we saw
the dawn, looking through the portholes.
Aa in the olden time, in the fourth
watch of the night, Jesus came walking
on the sea, from were cliff to wave cliff;
and when he puts his foot upon a billow.
though it may be tossed up with might
It goes down. He oried to
Hush! They knew His
waves knew His foot They died away,
And in the shining track of His feet I
read these letters on scrolls of foam and
Are, "The earth shall be filled with the
knowledge of God as the waters cover
sea" The ocean calmed. The path of
the steamer became more and more
mild; until, on the last morning out
the sun threw round about us a glory
such as I never witnessed before. Ool
made a pavement of mosaic, ' reaching
from horizon ' to horfson,. for all the
splendors of earth and heaven to walk
upon a pavement ongnt enough lor
the foot of a seraph bright' tonougb for
the wheels of the archangel
'I s chariot
away its grief, so over that sea, that had'
V. MTaltliln. 4m tl. tha tnmnnat
the morning threw its arms ol beauty ,
and of benediction, and the Una of earth
and heaven met
As I csme on deck it wss very early,,
and we were nearlng the shore I saw
few sails against the sky. They seemed
like the spirits of the night walking the
billows. I leaned ever tho taffratlof
the vessel, and said
d said "Thy way O God.
and Thy path ia the irreat
is In the sea,
in purple clusters along the sky; and, ai
(Oil w a as vi aaaa yvw v www upvii tuv
sea, every -wave
fire cleftt and
and tlnired with lirht
a palace -Sifli flames bursting 'from the
until tf, .lootmid as K ,he an
Ti" L. Tnr u?
wore ascending and descending upon
stairs of fire, and the waTfSrests.
chsnrod "into1 las per. an orystat, and
ascending and descending
emethys.t, as ther wara,nuug toward tb;
oniy say, - uero, toru, h mo mi am. It u Vnwitm to Worry Over Trtfltn
I can not mend matters now. Lord Jesus, Disappointment.
itU'lSSSlJA " a .?J first feellgVm.r.Tnenca.
Thy infinite mercy I cast myself, and in . hearing of the misfortune ef another,
this hourof shipwreck and darkness 00m- 1 pleseurftHIe pne. - He is glad -that
mlt myself and her whom I hold bythehe himself wasVnot the sufferer Baf
band to Thee, Ox Lord' Jesus! praying ' this as it may; it is frettv certain thaV
that It may 'be a thort struggle In the the susplclon-wouia it be too muoh to'
water, andthatatthe same Instant we' say the hopeT-th'af our neighbors- are;
ach, made me think of the crown of.
neT.enT ?s l0- the throne of the
" -Jehovah. I leaned over the toff-;
, Ka!n ftnd "d, with more emotion
than before: "Thv wav. O God. U in th
vam, aim iuj pim m me great waiersr
So, I thought will be the going off of
the storm and night of the Christian's
night The darkness will fold its tents
and away! The golden feet of the rising
morn will come skipping upon the moun-1
tains, and all the wrathful billows' of"
the world's woe break into the splendor
of etemaHoy. And so we oome Into the
harbor. The cyclone behind ns. Our
friends before us. God, who is alwaya
good, all around us. And if the roll of
the crew and that passengers had been
oallod, seven hundred souls would have
answered to their names. "And so it
came to pass tbat we all escaped safe to
land." And may God grant that, when,
all our Sabbaths on earth are ended, we
may find that, through the rich mercy'
of our Lord Jesus Christ, we all have
weathered the gale!"
Into the harbor of heaven now w glide,
. . Home at last!
Softly we drift on the bright sIItot tide, -.
Borne at last!
, , Glory to God I All ou danger are o'er;
we stand secure on the I Uirifled taore. -.
Glory to God I We wlU ehout evermore, .
Home at loiA I
Uomeatlastl, ' , ;
A Laek That Is Beiinnlnf to Be Berlouilj
The absence, of any proper and ade-
nu.tA nrnfAftalnnal .' frafnl'ntf 4n tha mAmf.
over thwe hundred ,nd twenty-flve'
thousand teachers Id the United States,
but ft small proportion are ' graduates
eves of normal schools has made itself
felt, . not only in the schools of the
United States, but in those of .Europe
as well. The work of the Schools,
speaking broadly, has been poorly done
and the mass of the school population
has not even been properly Instructed'
much less educated. It is net meant bv
this that the common school, the world
over, has accomplished nothing; for the
history 01 Scotland since Knox, of the
United 8tates under the Constitu-
tion,- of Prussia slnoe
of France under the Be
' far different story,
education has not accomplished a!
results hoped for, simply because popu
lar education does not as yet exist.
The framework, constitutional - and ad-'
mlnlstratlve, is generally provided, bat
the . proper supply of the necessary
agents, thoroughly trained and equipped
teachers, is not yet forthcoming. Rea
sons may doubtless be given why this Is
so. The teacher's salary is small and
his tenure of office is insecure. These
obstacles are not easily removed. Ia the'
United States the absence of any na
tional system of education makes their,
removal a matter of extreme difficulty,
and one Involving great loss .of time.
Publio opinion which, as our latest and;
kindest critic, Mr. Boyce, says, is not
made, but grows in America must
stimulate State, municipal and district
authorities in turn before any apprecia
ble results oan do secured, ine process
is a laborious and uncertain one, for the
name of these authorities Is legion. Be
cause these obstacles are not removed,
the profession of teaching Involves
sacrlfioe which the lawyer, the physician
or 'the : msh ofv business is -sot .called
upon to make. V 'tv-A-v ' jy
Another oooAIderaGoit; and ft very Jii
portent one, deserves aottoev ' The fac
that the universities' have 'Very gen
erally neglected to provide instruction!
In the sctenoa of education has had- a'
powerful influence in retarding the prog-'
ress of the teaching profession. In view
nf th rolitlnn which In am V sonna iva
J&m the unlversitlei should bear to the1
schools and to the State at large, thlf
neglect 1 nothing less than culpable
and the efforts now making to repair U
come too late to prevent serious loss to
the cause oft popular education. At
least nine German universities, two
Scotch universities, and six of our own
Institutions of first rank have recog
nised the claim of the science of educa
tion to a place in their calendars. It Is
only a question of time when the En'
glish universities and the older and,
1 .1 m - 1 1 ..1 J
mora cunnervauvv ui vur juj?rrau wi-
- ' leges wlll, follow their example. Con-'
tury.'.. ;j , '
not exempt trom "eaung cares'" enables
us to bear our own little troubles with
more equanimity than if we sorrowed'
alone. V ' ' .-
It is a sad thing to be morbidly irrita
ble, lut this Is a t Irritating world;
and the man who Is thin-skinned Is sura
to have ' hi tender moral epidermis
rubbed ' down withj nond-ppir every
hour ia the day. 'To! moment society
finds out that a' particular individual is '
sensitive and easily , annoyed, it begins
to bait him lust as reckless boys pester
staggering drunkard in the streets. If
ne has an especially sore spot that can
not ne aoraaea wunoui causing mm
exquisite pain, his acquaintances are
sure to find it out, and to "touch him on
the raw"3 frequently aa possible.
People who fret nd fume over every
petty grievance who take harmless
Jokes for Insults, and are continually
groaning and worrying over fancied
wrongs or trifling disappointments sre
great nuisances. . Thero Is but one cure
for them that wa know of, and that Is
real calamity.. We once knew achronio
grumbler who was entirely cured by
compound fracture 01 the thl
Is it Doselble, on the ether hand, to be
too "good natured.! 1 Your very acqules
oentj "Ol yes certainly" sort of people
free to mnoh that it is the
tO OPDOSe. A temper that iS 11
to muoh that It is their duty
A temper that is neither
eJ enough to be disturbed by trivial
causes, nor so yielding as to be incapa-
of negation is an unspeakable bless
.rN. Y. Ledger..' " ' '.
WlnsotMnees la Women. '
ou Recollect what your, feelings
were immediately after you had spoken
the flm unklI1d word to -jar nusriendr
, Jon 4ot ,eel hm? JffXl
and yet too proud to admit ft? 'That
and avBr Mil be, Your evil genius! 1
' " hei
which labors lnoee-
you with: an evil delusion that
our husband deserves rour eager, when
r love.- ii
nauenoe win cniae as wen as t-acn mm.
Your vioWwe rway.. alienate his heart,
anr vour npfinot imrei: aim itt oem
NfyournPf lot lifljel
oh Your nothing
t ttnhl Yo.,r i.m,hlti Will h
fyodr softness Subdue Sim; and 6 gx1-
natured twinkle of those eye,-now flit
luff with tears, will make him all jeuf
wji-fpfttftoUo Standard. " -
FIRST NATIONAL .BANK,
CAPITAL 100,000.00, SURPLUS 17,000.00.
Does ft General Banking Business, Receives Deposits, Buys snd sells New Tor
fxchange, Government Bonds, etc. Drafts issued on all European countries.
S.S.WAENEB, President. B. A, HOBB, Cashier
WM. CUSHION, Jr., Ass't Cashier. - :
The Oldest Furniture Store in Town,
Having had 36 competitors and still lives.
i ITurniture of all designs can be
had at bur rooms at living prices
, Undertaking attended to with the usual
promptness, accompanied by a Funera
A: G. & G. L. COUCH.
My carta haye already been introduced into nearly half the States
n the Union, are giving moat excellent satisfaction. I manufacture six
different styles as shown below,:
No. 1 is a one passenger Cart with a slat battom. No. 2 is a one pass
anger Cart with a square body in place of slats. No. 3 is a two pass
enger Cart with a slat bottom. No. 4 is a two passenger Cart with a
square body in place of slats. No 5 is a two passenger Cart with
squre body with closed up back and with box four inches deep with
oapening on top. is a Pole Cart T. Doland.
Sixty Stoves and .
Oil Heater, the marvel of the age, must be seen
to be appreciated.
Do not buy until you have seen the Largest
Stock and Best Variety of Stoves and Ranges in
Lorain County, at
Iave you , seen those beautiful
Meerschaum Smoking ets in-;
the windvyrT.at Ward's? I
They are to be given away on
! Fhquire for particulars.
Fresh Oysters direct from Baltimore. L:
The very best Crackers made. The very
best Fresh Roasted Coffee. The very best
Groceries and Provisions of alkjpdi'aliyays
on hand, at lowest living prices. , -I
All Goods are Guaranteed as Represented
or Money Refunded. I:
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' Liberty St. WELUllGTOJI, O.
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Ranges on Wheels.