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DR. F AllW h " N
HIS SER 0 \ iN VIENNA, Wi T:
ON HIS TOUR OF THE HOLL
the surprises wnnu;inaemn
tion that. surrouna Jrm a N
Sea of Galue-SoomonIt Din
Vmn, Jan. 5.-The Rev. T. De
Witt Talmage, D. D., of Pookivn,
ehedin this city today on .
'rpises of Religion." His text we
I ' a x, 7: "Behold, the Lalf wvs
not to'd me." The sermon was as -
Appearing before vou today. my
mind vet agitated with the scenerv c'
the Ifoly Lanc, from which we hIve
just arrived, you will expect me to re.
vert to soie of the scenes once
enacted there. Mark a circle around
Lake Galilee, and another cir
ele around Jerusalem, and you de
scribe the two regions in which cluster
memories of more events than in any
other two circles. Jerusalem was a
pell of fascination that will hold mne
e rest of my life. Solomon had re
solved that that city should be the
center of all sacred, regal and eonmer
cial magnificence. He set himnsel to
work, and monopolized the srrouna
ing desert as a highway for his cara
vans. lie built the city of Plamyn
around one of the principal wells of
the east, so that all the long trains of
merchandise from the eaav were
obliged to stop there, pay toll and
leave part of their wealth in the hands
of Solomon's merchants. He manned
the fortress Thapsacus at the chief frd
o1Cth Euphrates, and put under guaaI
evrything that passed there. The
three great products of Palestine
wine pressed from the richest clusters
and celebrated all the world over; oil,
which in that hot countr-v is the entire
substitute for butter and lard. and was
pressed from the olive branches until
every tree in the country became an
oil well; and honey, which was the en
tire substitute for sugar- these three
great products of the country Solomon
exported, and received in return fruits
and precious woods and the animals of
He went down to Ezion-geber and
ordered a fleet of ships to be construct
ed, oversaw the workmen. and watched
the launching of the flotilla which
was to go out on more than a
year's voyage, to bring home the
wealth of the then known world.
He heard that the Egyptian horses
were large and swift, and long maned
and round limbed, and he resolved to
hase them, giving eighty-five dol
?rapiece for them, putting the best
of these horses in his own stall nnd
selling the surplus to foreign pote2
'.ates at great profit.
He beard that there was the best o,
timber on Mount Lebanon. and he
sent out one hundred and eighty thou
sand men to hew down the forest and
drag the timber through the mnountain
,.- gorgesto constructi t nto rafts to be
oated to Joppa, and from thence to
be drawn by ox teams twenty-five
miles across the land to Jerus!em.
He heard that there were beautiful
flowers in other lands. le sent for
them, planted them in his own gar
dens, and to this very day there are
flowers found in the ruins of that ci:v
such as are to be found in no other
part of Palestine, the lineal descend
ants of the very flowers that Solomon
planted. He 'heard that in foreign
groves there were birds of richest
voice and most luxuriant wing. Ho
sent out people to catch them, and
bri* thein there, and he put them
Stand back nZow and see this long
train of camelscomingup to the king's
gate, and the ox tramns from Egypt.
~ r-n precious atsto
and beasts of every hoof, and birds of
every wing, and fish of every scale !
See the peacocks strut under the ce
dars, and the horsemen run, and the
chariots wheel! Hark to the orches
tral Gaze upon the dance! Not stop
ping to look into the wonders of the
temple, step right on to the causeway,
and pass up to Solomon's palace!
TE i!MAEVEIB OF SOLOMOWS PALACE.
Here we find ourselves amid a col
lection of buildino's on which the
king had lavished te wealth of many
empires. The genius of Hiram, the
architect, and of the other artists is
here seen in the long line of corridors
and the suspended gallery and the ap
proach to the throne. Traceried win
aow opposite tmeeried window.
Bronzed ornaments bursting into lotus
and lily and pomegranate. Chapiters
surrounded by network of leaves in
which imitation fruit seemed susgend
ed as in hanging baskets.The
branches-so Josephus tells us-three
branches sculptured on the marble, so
thin and subtle that even the leaves
seemed to quiver. A layer capable of
holding five hundred barrels of water
on six hundred brazen ox heads, which
guhdwith water and filled the whole
cewith coolness and crystalline
htssand musical plash. Ten
taischased with chaziot wheel and
lion and cherubim. Solomon sat on a
thrd7ne of ivory. At the seating place
of the throne, on each end of the steps,
a brazen lion. Why, my friends, in
that place they trixmmed their candles
with snuffers of gold, and they cut
their fruits with knives of dand
thywashed their faces in winof
aod nd they scoo out the ashes
'it shovels of gdand they stirred
the altar fires with tongs of ld.
Gold reflected in the water! Id
lashing from the apparel! Geld
bla-ing in the crown! Gold, gold,
Of course the news of the affuence
of that place went out everywhere by
every caravan and by wing of every
ship, until soon the streets of Jerusa
lenm are crowded with curiosity seek
ers. What is that long' urocesion an
prahing Jerusalem? 'I tin froin
he pomp of it there must be royahty in
the train. I smell the breath of the
spices which are brought as presents,
and I hear the shout of the drivers,
and I see the dust covered ca-a van
showing that they come front iar away.
Cry the news up to the palace. The
~1een of Sheba advances. Let all
epeoplr come out to see. Let the
'mighty men of the land come out on
the palace corridors. Let Solomon
come down the stairs of the palace he
fore the queen has alighted. Shiaae
out the cinnamon, and' thesarn
and the ejalamus, and the frankinesei
and pass it into the treasure ;:ouse.
Take up the diamonds until they gli
ter in the sun.
The queen of Sheba slights3. She en
ters the palace. She washes at the
bath. She sits down at the banquet.
The cup bearers bow. The meat
smokes. The music trembles in the
dash of the waters. from the molten
sea. Then she rises from the banquet,
and walks through the conservatories,
and on the architecture, and she
asks olomon many strange questions,1
and she learns about the religion of
the Hebrews, and she then and there
becomes a servant of the Lord God.
She is overwhelmed. She begins to
think that all the spices sihe lbrought,
and all the o-ecious woods which are
intended to'be turned into harps and
psalteries and into railingst for the
causeway between the temple and the
palace, and the one hundre-d and
eighty thousand dollars in moneyc
she begins to think that all these ines
ents amount to nothimg im such a
place, and she is almost ashamned that.
she has brought them, antd she says
within herself: "T heos ard ran el
t Gd. ' In ri .ionr covmes to a.
reighborhek!, the t:<t to recti-ve it
an the wo- .'! Some men say it is
be-cause they W"e wa minded. I say,
it is bzeins- they hav'e quicker per
cenio o what i.- iriht, more airdent
e~tfectiu ai lcapa1city for sllint-r
emiotion1. Afr 1. w omenC have re
eeived tth -spe tlen all the dlis
tr-ssed and th poor of boith sexes.
those who hve no frie-nds, accept
Jesus. L4s' of 1 1cmne the greatly
prospered. Alas. that it is so!
If there are those who have been fa
vored o' fortune, or, as I might better
ut itfavored of God, surreuder all
-on have and all you expect to be tc
M Lord who blessed thlis queen of
Sheba. C-rtzainly you are not asiamed
to be found in this queen's company.
I am gLad that Chris.t has had his im
neri:d friendls in all ages-Eizabeth
Christina. queen of Prussia; Maria
Feodoov.na. queen of Russia: Marie,
eo-nr'ss of France: Helena, the im
periai mother of Constaniine; Area
dia. from her great fortmnes building
public baths inl Conaninople and
toiling for the alleviation of the
mIaLses; Queen Clotilda, leading her
husband and three thousand of his
armed warriors to Christian baptism:
Elizabeth of Burgundy, giving her
jeweled glove to a beggar, arid scat
t1ring great fortunes among the dis
tressed; Prince Albert, singng "Rock
of Ages" in Windsor Castle, and
Queen Victoria, incogsita, reading the
Scriptures to a dying pauper.
I bless God that the day is coming
when royalty will bring all its thrones,
and music all its harmonics, and
painting all its pictures, and sculpture
all its statuary, and architecture all
its pillars, and conquest all its scepters,
and the queens of the earth, in long
line of advance, frankincense filling
the air and the camels laden with gold,
shall approach Jerusalem, and the
gates shall be hoisted, and the great
burden of splendor shall be lifted into
the palace of this greater than Solo
Again, my subject teaches me what
is earnestness in the search of truth.
Do you know where Sheba wast It
was in Abyssinia, or some say in the
southern part of Arabia Felx. In
either case it was a great way off from
Jerusalem. To get from there to Jeru
salem she had to cross a country in
fested with bandits, and go across bis
tering deserts. Why did not the
queen of Sheba stay at home and send
a committee to inquire about this new
religion, and have the delegates report
in regard to that religion and wealth
of King Solomon? She wanted to see
for herself, and hear for herself. She
could not do this by work of commit
tee. She felt she had a soul worth ten
thousand kin'gdoms like Sheba, and
she wanted a robe richer than any
woven by Oriental shuttles, and she
wanted a crown set with the jewels of
eternity. Bring out the camels. Put
on the spices. Gather up the jewel
of the throne and put them on the
caravan. Start now; no time to be
lost. Goad on the camels. When 1
see that caravan, dust covered, weary
and exhausted, trudging on across the
d.'sert and among tebandits until it
reaches Jerusalem, I say: "There isan
earnest seeker after the truth."
SEEK EARMEST FOR THE TEtTE.
But there are a great many who do
not act in that way. They all want to
get the truth, but they want the truth
-to-onighp~the donot want to
gtoit. Tere are people who fold
their arms and say: 'am ready to
become a Christian at any time; if I
am to be saved I shall be saved, and if
I am to be lost I shall be lost." But
Jerusalem will never come to you;
you must 'o to Jerusalem. The re
ligion of t'he Lord Jesus Christ will
not come to you; you must go and get
religion. Bring out the camels; put
on all the sweet spices, all the treas
ures of the heart's affection. Start for
the throne. Go in and hear the waters
of salvation dashing in fountains all
around about the throne. Sit down at
the banauet-the wine pressed from
the grapces of the heavenly Eshcol, the
angels of God the cup bearers. Goad
on the camels. The Bible declares it:
"The queen of the south"-that is,
this very woman I am speaking of
"the aueen of the south shall rise up
in ju.gnment against this generation
and condemn it; for she came from
the uttermost parts of the earth to hear
the wisdom of'Solomon; and, behold!
a greater than Solomon is here."
What infatuation the sittinno down in
idleness expectincr to be sav . "Strive
to enter in at te strait i-ate. AseL
and it shall be given you; seek, and
ye shall find; knock, aind it shall be
opened to you." Take the kingdom
of heaven 'by violence. Urge on the
Again, my subject impresses me
with the fact that religion is a stur
prise to any one that gets it. This
story of the new religion in Jerusa
lenm, and of the glory of Jping Solo
mon, who was a true of Christ-that
story rolled on an'd on, and was told
by every traveler coming back from
Jerusalem. The news goes on the
wing of every ship and with every
caravan, and you know a story en
larges as it is i-etold, and by the time
that story gets down int~the southern
part of Arabia Felix, and the queen
of Sheba hears it, it must be a tremen
dous story. And yet this queen de
clares in regard to it. although she
had heard so much and had her antici
atiosraised so high, the half-the
Sor go s always a surprise to
any on h t s i'Tesoyof
grace-an old storv. Apostles pre-ach
ed it with rattie of chain; martyrs de
elated it with arm of fire; deathbeds
have affirmed it with visions of glory,
and ministe rs of religion have sound
&d it through the lanes, and the high
ways, and the chapels, and the cathe
drals. It has been cut into stone with
chisel, and spread on the canvas with
pencil; ".nd ~it has been recited in the
doxolog- of great congregations. And
et when~ a man nirst conies to look on
the palace of God's mercy, and to see
the royalty of Christ, and the wealth
of this banquet, and the luxuriance of
his attendants, and the loveliness of
his face, and the joy of his service, he
exclaims with prayers, with tears,
with sighs, with triumphs: "The half
-the half was not told me!"
I appeal to those -who are Chris
tians. Compare the idea you had of
the joy of the Christian life before
you became a Christian with the ap
preciation of that joy you have now
since vou have become a Christian,
and you are willing to attest before
angels and men that you never, in the
days of your spiritual bondage, had
any appreciation of what was to come.
You are ready today to answer and
sar in regard~ to the discoveries y(ou
have made of the merecy and the grace~
and the goeodness of God: "The hraf
the half w~as not told nme!"'
zTos s:IA~LL niE TiiE .JOY OF THlE EARTHI.
Well we . heair a great deal about
t e goca tine that is comi'ng to tis
wob we it is to be. girded with
'i'vaton. Hoiilnss on the bells of
the horses. The lion's mane patted
my then' hand of a babe. P'ips of Tar
shish bri'nine cargoes for Je'is, and
i;. I t4i it John told it, Pa l
toxld it. Ei:ekiel tula it, Luther told it.
Caldvi old it, John Milton told it
e-vervb.dy tells it and vet-and yet
when the imidnight shall ily the hills,
and Christ shLl marshal his great
army. and China, dashir her idols
into the dust, shall hear the voice of
God and wheel into line; and India,
destroying her Juggernaut and snatch
ing up her little children from the
Gandes, shall hear. the voice of God
and vheei into line; and vine covered
Italy, and wheat crowned Russia, and
all the nations of the earth shall hear
the voice of God and fall into line;
then the Church, which has been toil
ing and strugglincr through the cen
turies, robed an garlanded like a
bride adorned for her husband, shall
put aside her veil and look up into the
face of her Lord the King and say:
"The half-the half was not told me!"
Well, there is coming a greater sur
prise to every Christian-a greater
surprise than anything I have depict
ed. Heaven is an old story. Ever
body talks about it. There is hardly
a hmn in the hymn book that does
not refer to it. 'hildren read about
it in their Sabbath school books. Aged
men put on their spectacles to study
it. We say it is a rbor from the
storm. We call it home. We say it
is the house of many mansions. NVe
weave together all sweit, beautiful,
delicate, exhilarant words; we weave
them into letter, and then we spell it
out in rose and lily and amaranth.
And vet that place is going to be a
surprise to the most intelligent Chris
tian. Like the queen of Sheba, the
report has come to us from the far
country, and many of us have started.
It is a dcsert march, but we urge on
the camels. What though our feet be
blistered with the way? We are has
tening to the palace. We take all our
loves and hop and Christian ambi
tions, as fran incense and myrrh and
cassia, to the great King. We must
not rest. We must not halt. The
night is coming on, and it is not safe
out here in the desert. Lrge on the
camels. I see the domes against the
sky, and the houses of Lebanon and
the temples and the gardens. See
the fountains dance in the Lun and
the gates flash as they open to let in
the poor pilgrims,
Send the word up to the palace that
we are coming, and that we are weary
of the march of the desert The King
will come out and say: "Welcome to
the palace: bathe in these waters; re
cline on these banks. Take this cin
namon and frankincense and myrrh
and put it upon a censer and swing it
before the altar." And yet, my friends,
when heaven bursts upon us it will be
a greater surprise than that-Jesus on
the throne, and we made like him!
All our Christian friends surrounding
us in glory: All our sorrows and
tears and sins gone by forever I The
thkousands of thousand-s, the one hun
dred and forty and four thousand, the
great multitudes that no man can
number, will cry, world without end:
"The half-the half was not told me I
It was in~ the year 1860, while I was
staying a few days in a Missouri villago,
ttfirstsaw Giant Jck. I was seated
on the piazza of the only hotltatthe
place could boast of, when I saw ni large,
handsome mnan.acompaed by a very
pretty woman, passing down the street.
He was over six feet in height, with
broad shoulders, a deep. fnll chest,
muscular and well formed limbs, glossy,
chestnut hair, and a huge beard of iire
same color, which hung nearly to is
waist. Ho was about 35~ years of age,
and his companion appeared to be about
twelve years his junior. They were
seated in a handsome carriage, drawn by
a pair of beautiful, blooded horses; and
it was evident that they belonged to a
wealthy class of people.
"That 'ere big feller?'' said mine host
in reply to my inquiry. "W'y, that's
John Norval. Me 'n' him' has alus be'n
chums ever sence we wuz boys. When
ther gold fever broke out in '49, we went
ter Californy tergether. It wuz while he
wuz thar that he got ther nickname ur
Giant Jack-an' ther name jeet fits him;
John is er giant in size, and his heart is
big in proportion ter his body. Er better
feller than John never stood in two
shoes; an' I, who've known him ever
sence he wuz knee high ter er gras
hopper, ken swar ter it. He owns ther
big grocery store shar ererost ther street,
an' ther dry goods store jest beyond this
hotel; and ther big house yer passed jest
before yer entered this village, is his'n.
"Me'n' John didn'; make our fortin'
diggin' Californy gold, es some did,"
continued the landlord. "Arter we'd
be'n tharerbout five years, we got kinder
homesick; an', ez we'd made er big
ernough pile ter start us in business here
in our native village, we concluded ter
pull out fur home.
"But jest befoewe got ready ter start,
thar wuz a new arrival at the camp-er
man named Horton, an' his daughter.
When Giant Jack see ther gal he decided
ter stay erwhile longer, an', uv course,
ez I didn't want ter start fur home with
out him, I stayed, too. Giant Jack had
fell in love with Clara Horton, almost at
fust sight, an' I couldn't blame him fur
it; fur she wuz purtier'n any picter I
"Horton ,cretended that he had come
ter dig gold, but we found out after
wards that that wuz only er blind, Hie
wuz a professional gambler; an' before
he had be'n at ther camp ten days, he
had fleecedno less'n half er dozen miners.
Such scoundrels w'iuz very common in
ther California gold regions in them
"Giant Jack disliked Horton from the
fust, but he made friends with him so he
could git 'quainted with his daughter;
a~n' before Clara Horton had bo'n er week
at the camp, she an' Giant Jack wuz ther
best uv friends.
"Giant Jack had pitied ther girl on
ther day when he had fust seen her
when ther stage had brought her an'
her father up from ther city; fur she
seemed or lady, with her quiet ways an'
her wistful eyes, an' not a tall fitted fur
ther wild, rovin' life, which it wuz plain
her father wuz kadin' her.
"Pity is akin ter lov-e, they say; an'
ebbe it wuz thmer cause uv Giant Jack's
lun' in love with Clara Horton so sud
den; fer ten days from ther time he had
fust seen her, he axed her ter be his wife.
" 'I like yer bett'n any other man I
ever see,' she told him, 'an' I would be
glad ter leave my father, whom I can
neither lve nor respect; but, on her dyin'
bed, mxy mother made mec promise never
ter leave my father, without his consent.
Ef he don't object, an' yeu aren't ashamed
ter marry or gambler's daughter, I will
e your wife; but I can't break the
promnise I made ter my dyin' mother.'
"Horton not only objected, but told
Giant Jack he'd put er bul'l through
him of he caught him hangin' 'round
arter Clara any more. No one short ur
r milioner, he sail, could have his
"Giant Jack drew his pistol from his
belt. thoughtt erwhile, an' then put it
"'If ver w'n~'t Clara's father,' said he,
TI' l1t lalitri throarlh ver.'
iit'T Du...a hini ;vit'hout
es::ynt Ue oldherthat
- .1.hit m h'21Ie--. ci she
r '' iu, keein' er pre;,de.
1But al" l; argyin didA't do ao good.
Clara, though she cried when lie wuz
pleadin' wi th her, refused ter break her
"Fur thrto ur four days arterwards
Giant Jack went 'rounl lookin' suller'n
er mad bull: then one eenin' he got me
an' three other fcllers to go up to Hor
"'Let's shako,' he said ter Horton when
we got thar; -and ter show rve got nothin'
erg'in yer 1ll play er game ur keerds
"1orton shook hands with him heart
fly, but he looked er little s'prisd, fur
Giant Jack had allus refused ter play
with him before.
" 'U. course I'll have er game -ith
yer,' said he, awful chipper: fur he
thought he'd got or new vicim. 'Set
right down thar.'
"Giant Jack oct down ter ther table,
an' Horton seated himself opposite ter
"Thoe cut fur deal, an' Giant Jack
drew ther highest keerd.
" 'What's yer gamey ho axed, shuflin'
"'Seven up,' said Iorton. 'ThAat'sther
most pop'lar game jest now.'
"Ther game wuz small at fust an' Hor
ton won six out ov ther fust seven.
Then bigger stakes wuz made, an' Giant
Jack won erbout four out or every five
"When ther young folks, back here In
ole Missourv, useter lay keerds fur fun.
John Norval useter be ther smartes' an'
luckics;t one ermongst 'em: an', fur ther
fust time since he'd be'n at ther camp.
Horton had fond his match.
"It wuz or purely scientific game, each
man bein' too clever fur ther other ter
attempt any cheatin'. Horton wuz stead
ily losin', but he didn't offer ter give up
playin'. I've noticed. a er gineral thing,
that ther more er man loses when he's
gamblin', ther more anxious he is ter
"At last Horton rose ter his feet, look
in' pale an' haggard.
"'Ye bare cleaned me out,' ho gaid.
Tre nothin' more ter stake.'
"'Thar's yer daughter.' said Giant
Jack coolly. 'I'll lay half ur ther pile
that rve won ter night ag'inst her.'
"Horton glared at him er minute, an'
then sot down ter ther table erg'in.
"Giant Jack dealt ther keerds, an' ther
game commenced. Horton made ther
Jack, an' Giant Jack wuz high, low,
"Ther second heat, Giant Jack went
high, low, jack an' ther game.
"'I've won,' be said, quietly.
"Horton jumped ter his feet an' drew
his pistol; but quick ez or flash Giant
Jack covered him with his own barkin'
"'Drap that,' said he, sternly, 'ur ye'll
find I ken play at pistAs "x wel es at
"Ther pistol drapped from Horton's
tremblin' hand ter ther floor. He knew
that Giant Jack wuz ther beet sbot in
"Horton glared at Giant Jack fur
'bout half er minute, an' then he cAlled
Clara from her little room at ther ond uv
" 'Take her erway from here at once,'
he said ter Giant Jack. 'She "on't stay
here ter-night; an' I hope Til never set
eyes oni ber erg'in.'
"In er few words. Giant Jack told bor
what had happened; an' thor look uf
joy that shone in her eyes told plainer
than words could have done how pleased
she wuz at ther turn erfairs had taken.
Without cr word uv farewell ter her
father. ur even or backward glance, she
tuk Giant Jack's arm an' ho led her from
ther cabin, ieavin' behind him every
thing else that he had won from Horton.
"We gave up our cabin ter Clara~ -ha
night, an' siept in ther cabin that be
longed ter ther fellers tat went with us
ter Horton's, which wuz close to our'n.
"The next day we-Clara, Giant Jack
and myself-took ther stage fur Frisco:
an' cz soon er. we got thar Giant Jack and
Clara wuz married."
"And what became of her father?" I
"I don't know whatever become uv
Horton. We never heard from him
since that night we left him erlone in
his cabin at ther Californy minin' carnp.
Yes, that woman yer see jest new with
Giant Jack--ur John Norval, ox ho is
known erbout here-is his wife; an' he
won her, not with or sword, nor exactly
by courtship. In plain English, he won
her at tho old fashioned game uf 'high,
.low,.Jack.' "--J. H. Spencer in Chicago
A Disgasted Cat.
In some manner a cat f-oun~d its way
intoa cyclorama building several days
ago. The man in charge attempted so
chase the trespassing feline through the
door, but the cat evidently thought
there was a better way of escaping the
rising temper of tho irate man. It looked
cautiously about, as if to avoid stepping
on the prostrate forms of heroes slain in
the battle. Finally its eyes caught sight
of a tree. A projecting limb hung very
low, and here the cat thought to find a
place of safety. It gave one leap. and,
no doubt, was the most disgusted cat in
Portland when it learned by sad ex peri
ence that the tree was on the canvas. It
picked itself up and slowly slunk throuigh
the door, down the stairs and out of the
The First Lamp Chimn'ey.
"Petroleum," says a correspondent in
Notes and Queries, "was known, and
even refined, long before it was used in
lamps. A F'renchmian i said to have
spent years in vain endeavo'rs to con
struct a lamp in which the new oil would
burn without smoking. .Accident helped
him at last. Vexed by failure, he had
drained his wine flask-a long necked,
thin bottle, like oil flasks-and set it
down on the table so hard as to break
the glass bottom. He then chanced to
catch it up an~d hold it over the flame of
Ihis smoking lamp. The smoke ceased,
and ho saw that what he sought was
"I aim surprised, B~obby, that yo
should ask for more pie when you
have plenty yet on your plate."
"Why, t'hat ain't pie, ma; that's
crust. What I want is pie."
John Snyder died recently in North
hampton countyL Pa.. aged'94 years.
Canadian customs oflicers calcu
late that the Uniited Statcs gorvern
met is defrauded of nearly $1.000. 000
a year by opiumn smuggling irom Brit
ish Columbia across the border.
A wealthy man who has been con-j
Ivited of shooting partridges near
Laurel Del.. and shiip ing themn out of
the state contrary to w, will have to
pay $480 in fines.
"This teeth >owder is not common
thing, as be se J ed in the world." says
a Jatpainese advertisement. "'It is pow
erful to hold the health of the toeth,
and recover the teeth from its9 'ick. If
ou only xamine you should find that
it i:ever tceN a lie."
John Metz dieCd recently at Ham'
burg. Pa.. aiged nearly 93 years. His
wi , azed 92 years. survives, to
,: . I ,': % I, - 1 E I . . - I '.
The caisson, within which Niain
built a pier for tho Louisville & J2er
sonville bridge, collap-edi about six
O'clock yesterday evening and the
workmeu in it were cru:-hed to dcat;.
The caisson, known as- No. 11, was
about oue hundred yards frma the
Kentucky s"re. As the wr Im '
the pumping scst ion ere n
the men in the calison to put od- in
their boats. le-aving the work for the:
night., they suddenly saw the l.,w dark
structure disappear in the dathing
white waves and herard before they
could realize what had hsppeuied tht
roar of the furious maelstrom. Eigh
tecu nen w-re at work iu the cai"sson
and four escaped.
At 12.20 o'clock this morning -6he
bodies of three unfortunato ictims of
the cai:son accident were recovered by
the workmen. The pcsitioi-s in
wiich they were found1 showed hat n.
desperate struggle had taken place at
the natrow door of the escape. One
nEgro had succeeded in pulling hi
bo'dy through the aperture, but death
had overtaken hir just when lfe was
promised. Another negro had crowl
ed partly through. His hands were
fasfened by death in the clothinu of a
negro in front of him, showing that be
had made a desperate etlort to escape
first. Between the two negroes w
the body of the white man. It ap
peared from his position that he was
trying to push back some one whc
was clinging to his legs. The sand
accumulated at the door by the sud
den sinking of the caisson had wedged
in thebody of the white man in sutel
a manner that it could not be removed.
At 11.30 this morning the work wa'
discontinued in order to allow the
workmen to rest and refresh theta
selves. Later a fresh force was put on
duty and the work renewed.
Abe Taylor, one of the negro labor
ers who survived the terrible catast
rophe, was found at his home on Pres
ton Street by a reporter. He had no!
entirelv recovered from the fright oc
asioned by the late experience and
his voice trembled as he told whal
happened at the bottom of the river
"As near as I can rememaber," he saic
there were eighteen of us who wen1
down. Some of us had can dles in omi
hands and others carried the tocis w(
worked with. The engine was piump
ing air into the caisson. We wert- noi
thinking of danger and didn't have auw
idea there was a weak point in th:
caisson. We were talking and runnin.
oi with each other, just as we alway
do. Somebody said we would be re
lieved in about two hours and I repli:
ed that I wished it was now. I locket
to see how near the caisson was to th:
sand bottom. I was standing close t'
the little door when I heard ,omebo,1
say 'Great God, men, she is breaking.
Just then the water commence to rush
through the shell doors and it seemet
as if everything gave way at once.
"I broke for the door. I - haroli
know how I did, but managed to ge
through. The men behind me wer,
rushing and turnbling over each other
and I eould -hear them crying, 'We ar
l-t. Help, help; my God save us.'
"Badly frightend as I was, I coul<
not help but pity them. I could~ de
nothing for them, so I helped mysell
I could hear the water rushingt in o:
the p)oor fellows ras I climbed u)
sounded louder than the roar of th
waters. I got out safely, and thauke
God for my deliverance. I never wil
forget that awful sight as long as
Taylor was asked if he thought b;
any possibh means they could live ut
tilhelp reached them.
"No sir." he said, '-they couldn
live. The water is running in faste
than all the engines can force it oul
There is not any way for them to et
Further investigation shows tw
more men to have lost their lives
Hamilton Morris and Louis Coxc
making a total of sixteen.
A NEW THING IN INSURANCE.
Polcle Isrnued Not onlr on Llves~. Buntt
31eu;!AmnaUts D)ue on Mortgages.
A number of business men of thi
city have formed a novel life insuranc
company, which is to be known as th
National Building, Loan and Life In
surance Company. Its purpose is ti
issue nolicies on the lives of person
holding beilding and loan associatio;
shares, and who can thus, at a mi
mum rate per week, insure their live
for the amount of the mortgage o;
their homes. Thus, in the event o
death before the mortgages :have bee:
paid off, the homes are preserved t<
the families of the insured, the policie
having been made first payable to tha
building and loan associations holdin;
the mortgages. The residue ot the in
surance, of course, goes to the famil:
of the policy holders. It is designe;
to make the local building and lea]
association af every place agents fo:
this new company, and thus not onl'
reduce the expenses of the enterprise
to a minimum but also work in con
neetion with the association. For in
stance: A man who has borrowed $3,
000 from some association to bulid
home can. by paying an adiditional 20c
or 30c. a week-wh.1tever his rate o
insurance is-on his regular a-sess
mnt, keep a policy in: effect on hi.
ife for the amount of his original in
debtedness. Thus, if he should di<
when $.500 has been paid on his mort
gae the i!l6: i'rance compeyU woul
ay $500 to the building and loau as
Sciation and $500 to the family of thi
This idea is original with the pro
jctors of the enterprise, and there i:
o ether company in the United $iate
or out of it, for that matter, so far nm
known, writing insurance in the wtay
outlined above. It is not deige c
conine the operations of the com'pen3
to Indiana, but thcy will be extendr
toother States as rapidly a- po-sible.
The copany gives p'ronise Of takint.;
rank with the leading ufe 'uurance
interests of the country. iW is chanue- ,'
bs the only life insurance ecmpany 1:
this State that will do busines' on hie
standard plan. The company w~Al oc
canitalized at $100,0~00 to ..tar.t wh,
and this will he incsed asnesi
ties reuire On the $10 00b0 bacch
maximum amount of any one poneyv
wll, under the law governing le in
erane compaies, be $5.000.
The idea first suggestedl itsef to
sevral of the gentiemen interested
lat August and it was not unail Octo
br that the plan of organizafti vas
pefected and notice given of the in
tention ts incorporate the enterprise.
The necessary three months will be up
next Thursday, when the company
wll be .incorporated--Indianapois
All over the country people are un
der the impression that when they buy
(juinine they do not get the reml (im
nine. The statement is made that
hre ourihs of thc quinine pgi sedd
in some cities are compounds . o
cihna and other forms of qjuinme
hic arenot ef'ective as the genuine
:1 L.j ta L
Jaz us v- Ant~ ag1 . u ar
re-ts were -aae i-y t-C police, and one
j a h concealed
weapns. r-e tnerGreestudents
Ver ch ed with mir2 j nses, and
we- disurdedun r commendation
i tue utvcity lictC aIs. B. J. Un
dr : he tempest
In a ereas, of the
c * ---c.l ey- de is a vouug
. .: n, 19 years of-age. Hiz hom
i .-ewer 1C Nor' of mas n and
DmAH.line but in V t.he- beneft of rLis
a.o has been -pending he win
( e. I::co ariving on tbe cam
pus he =,s se: c-cupyg gearters it
theC gur e norar.Y, of -which hi:
gra'imother hI.- charge. The long.-i
iilerbmli remailcd th stronger grew
tiofeeingamo :.e sudents. Th<
\uoa white runa occupied no profes
snal positfion and tiis mado mat
ters worse and aroused the feeling
mor - ri;sly agaist hur. To add t<
these, he is rathie preipo ing iap
pe.rance and nddres. During th<
past two morthi caucuses have beer
icd. i which Underhill and the dor
mitory were the aNl absorbirig theme
of diseu-ion. Delegati-n after dele
gation called upon President Hickmar
and requcstcd the removal of the
wbite boy from the girls' dormitory
Dr. zlickman haus steadily refused the
reqness, saying Uaderhill has the
con-umption. ie is no more than o
girl and t bore need be no uneasines:
on his account. Another cause of re
sentment is the contempt with whici
the white boy regards the black stu.
dents. He has ttrong views on th(
race question, and, contrary to th(
practic3 of the other white intnates o
the Uivereity, refuses to associatU
soially with the students. Matter
have been moving on in this fashion
but growing worse and worse ever'
day, ever since the white boy took ui
his residence with the negro girls anc
his graindmother. The final denoue
ment occurred on Christmas night
when the students engaged in a holi
day festival in the college hal. Ad
joicing this hall is the music room
During the festival Underhill entere(
with one of the white teachers an<
passed through to the music room
which was unoccupied. In a fey
minutes s-veral studen ts followed him
Underhill requ-ted the negro stu
dents to retur-n to the main hall
which he said had been turned overtc
them for the occasion, while the mu
sie hall would be occupicd by th
whites, reaning himself and the lad;
accompan ing him.
"You are living in the college. wh,
slhould you refu:se to associate wit
I us-" iked one of the students.
Livingin the building and asso
ciating with you are diLerent things,
was the tanswer.
"Then you hail better get out. W
are not used to being snubbed by th
white peopic here."
A hot sn ensued, and the O
suit wvas a request of President Hicli
man th following morniag, by a nun
ber of the st-elau, for the removal c
Underhill. Ihe President refused.
On the night of December 31 t
windows of the d rmitory where U1
)nerhtili was qartered '-ore smashed
with rock, piw we i re fired throus
1the windows andI doors, and a gener
)hairraisiis tinie was had. Mr. Hici
Sman placed the mantter in the hands<
Sde:ectives andO iour ot the studen
were erres. .1 b .t afterwards discha
ge~d. Yest.erny. nowever, one of tl
foiur, W. A. S-amnuel, was arreste
while competing for a~ teacher's plai
in the exaumnt on at the court hou
-charged wit h carryinug concealed wea
ons and being implicated in the atla
tof last Tuesday night. Samuels w~
rplaced under boAd and allowed h
-liberty until the trial comes off. Mea
-while there is great excitemer
-among the students at the Universit
Underhill still rema~ins in his quarte
'in the dormitory under the eye
IMourned by' a Mlave Many Yearq.
A correspondent of the;Boston Tra
eler ..t Sand HEills. Ga, .sends :he fo
lowing: 'strolling into an old cem:
terv at Sand Hills, Ga., on Christmu
mo~rning wz were met by an old blac
woman whose face, bore the unmista
kablo signs of norrow and hard discip
-line in her life.
She carried in her hands a bash
which contained a few flowers. Pre
Senting a portion of them to us she cal
ed our attention to a spot where si
Splaced her simple offering by ever
gnrave. Finding a willing liste ner, sL
tolditheo od story o. tne extinction,
w~e may use the word, of one of th
old families. Master had died, ti
daughter had son followed him. th
only son had been killed in the wa
and th'e boken-hearted wife and motl
er in a~ ew short months was laid
rest with her loved ones. And nov
on thi-. Chcristuus morning, this faiti
ful old servant had hrought flower
in tendelr .loving memory to the:
An Ande-r-.onl .'lysery.
ANDERSON. S. C, Jan. 11.-Last Sur
pay afternoon an infant was found a
Mt. Tabor burylog ground, about on
mile .ou h of this city, partially cov
ered. It had been buried, but th
dogs or somethirg else had uncovere<
investisiionl be'zun. The body of th
child s exauni'ned by Dr. Ralph. W
Brow. No sigus of violence could b
Id n d. 1)-roonnrp~eon was s<
far .a dvanced a:, to ma:e it impossibl
to say- whether the c-hill was white o
black, but th-e indicar ionis were that i
was r-u'au~o. It appeared to hay
been daad2 about s. wee:k, and to be
child no more th-in two or three
weeksold. e jury was unable t
ud out the pareutie of the child, o:
bywo ir wa le.;tt the graveyard
ne ecept co'ocred p)eople are burn
e: 1 .Tn. . A fter hearing al
be?' evid-e; -t hand, the jury ad
owne to.at ainnext Friday
a ,om ae when~ the investiga
ti _ ..11EeUca 1d
rthsi an ItareT of this d4
ud i *1ea.m:e btage, which afts
S.:n:ly-db all the eminen
n 62: . a-,duriug "-Prohib:
n an ..- 2tuesegs-:ehig srutinl
- I ---u-n.v -.--lowe to b~e sol
fre- o -.t e .m if en .a d soal
i . t:ils .l -1: rant iz ib a 10nla
and su :-r h i s nt lu..ae Ing pIi jleias
'a h. .... 1e c'na' n e1rishm en
*ct cottMe-. It ha, .-he tastelof lagh
its. nur! ifl 'n medi.* inal quxan(5 :- spee:a.
r id t -'r ech-r1 world renowne
o'iin ite-a w wat-er. Pnt upil
cas ot fl nl .h pit at ::. 25 per doz~eiu
i..v ...i-, l a '' p &r -on. andiin casks c
-. -r-my eg rdr. Copyrighte
V -. and nons genuin
ules'-. el. e fo
jmhrnton., S.a C. U. . A.
ESTABL 'SHED 1844.
Chd tIi r
M Ay n :. ers, Saw
_11Ill XMrbu, 1-1 o 4t ton P ~ eGis 2 e .:
boat, Maciinists', E and Mill Sul ines.
g & l'pi e.:v~'; ,i;t~a p. ' es fai sI)';'iWi. . i , v i bls..
East Bay, Oor. PriCotnd St.,
Charleston, S. C.
C. Biss..L JENIN-, G t . -. ; 1'.
The Cameron & Barke ,
- -AND A(ENTS FR
Erie City Engine and Boilers, Atlas Engine and Boiers, the frnous little
Giant Hydraulic Cot ton Press, Eigle Col ton Gins.
'We have in stock one each 610, 65, and 70 sa; E 1 g!c Gin o!; hop worn,
that we are offering way below cost. Send for price-.
Oils, Rubber and Leather Belting, and a comp'lee line i
We Guaratee Lowest Prices for lest Q-ilty of Go.
CAMERON&BARKELEY CO., Charleston, S.
F. J. PELZER, President. F. . fD itS, T'e surer.
Atlantic Phosphate Company,
CHATIE T.-XT1%, 3. C.
AND DIPORTERS OF
PG~e Grmvy n "cE.a i
PELZER, RODGERS, & CO., General Agts.,
BROWN'S WHARF. CHAiLESTON, S. C.
M. M. LmTr, of Manning, will be pleased to snpply his fnnl :r.a t p lie gen
erally, with any of the above brands of Fertilizers.
SEOKENDOR F & MID D L E T ,
No. 1 Central Wharf,
CHARLEsTOiT S. C.
F. W. C APPELMN N,
DEALER IN CHOICE (4R01-,
WINES, LIQUORS, TOBACCO AND CIGARS,
S. E. Cor. Meeting and Reid Sts., CH.ULESTON, S. C.
- Choice Flour a specialty. Sugars sold near cost. ...... r. r:...Goods de
ivered free to depot. Conntry orders promptly attord. :
OTTO F. W ,
Wholesale Dealer in1 Wines1 U!cers
1i No. 121 East Bay, Charleston , S. C.
MANUFACTURERS AND DFALERS IN
General Building Mateia!.
s Sash, Doors, Blinds, Mouldiing, Scroll Sawing, Tanig
Door and Window Frames, Lumber, Fitering; Ceing,
Weather-boarding, Paints, Ois, Glars, Lirae,, &c.
Office, Salesroom, Factory and Tards, Smith, Near Queen Street,
je-Write for prices, or send a list of your wants for an estimate.e
[GEO. E. ToirL.. . *HEiT.Y OLIvER.)
~ ee E Tal &CoA. McCOBB, Jr.
Ge.eij~~nral Commfiss . rchant,
MAh~UPACTURLRS AND WIIOLESALL
- ..gY"1A-""TR, TI"- IAND DEALER IN
e Doors, L-e e~t ~~rPrs ~,Fr
Sash, Ek uir~~
rf Blinds, LadPstrndEsr H.
e Mouldings, JAetfrWiesEgihPrln
Grates, etc. O.1 ST]\,
> Scroll Work, Turning and--CARET ,S..
' Isie Fnih.Builder's Hard- LE
ware, and General
:Bui1ling Material. ~~~~~~mnhotw
OFFICE AND SALESROOMS, ri~O
-10 and 12 Hayne Street, F .WSN
tLREARl CHARLESTON hOTEL, AE E V.IB IEA.UMC
Charleston, S. C. Si--T
All Work Guaranteed. -
1 Bridteafor eirimatey.
GLandHaPlastern an EatrnHy
~ Dors, ashB~ins CHAdRLsESTON,, . - .
AL LE H 1GGN1. .7.
AGETT E T BLIEL[FE ASURANC
~O. 162 F~~t li, T.Y; ad1
Wr33 ing for etmates on - i .(f4 f> ;.Y S c
:,Si, Hackerin an Son
DOOISAh LOn8 Ould
Buildinal Matentr d octiao l.
303 King Street lso, I. C.'~~: ~.1~esta
Two Doors Nor h of Liberty
Shaing Haicuand orMSmacrcl tk2M~ :
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