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TALMAGE ABJOC D,
ELOQUENT SERMON PREA li ED
BY HIM IN LONDON.
.fhe Apostles' Prison oh-use- triu',aa:
Uhains and Damp u ;..ti V'ty
thePrisoner- The Pit, the iot.n'% >en.
We Blazinc Furnace, th e :take- ard th4
Prison for Christian,.
The Rev. T. De Witt Talmair-, D.
D. of Brooklyn, preached in, L0don,
Sunday, taking for his text Aets xvi,
81: "Believe on the Lord Jesus Christ,
and thou shalt be saved." He said:
Jails are dark, dull, damp, loathsome
places even now; but were worn i:- the
'-apostolic times. I ine to-d-se we
arstanding in the Philippian dungeon.
you feel the chill? Do you hear the
grean of those incarcera e ones w o
for ten years have not seent the szuu
light, and the deep sigh of w-men
who remember their fath-trs house,
and mourn over their wasted estates?
Listen again. It is the cough ofa -.n
sumptive, or the struggle oi one in a
nightmare ofa great horror. You is
:,"en again, and hear a culprit, his chains
-rattleing as he rolls over in his dreams,
and you say: "God pity the prisoner."
-But there is another sound in that
prison. It is a song of joy and glad
Uess Whataplace to sing in! The
_music comes winding through the cor
-xidors or the prison, and in all the dark
*ards the whisper is heard: What's
Eth'at? What's that-" It is the song of
Paul and Silas. They cannot sleep.
'-.They have been badly whipped. The
long gashes on their backs are bleed
ing yet. They lie flat on the cold
round, their feet fast in wooden sock.
Sot, and of course they cannot sleep.
But they can sing. Jailer, what are
you doing with these people? Why
'.have they been put in here? 0, they
.-have been trying to make the world
better. Is it that? That is all A pit
for Joseph. A lion's cave for Daniel.
,-.A blazing furnace for Shadrach. Clubs
-foe John Wesley. An anathema for
Philip Melanethon. A dungeon for
Paul and Silas. But while we are
-standing in the gloom of that Philippi
an.dungeon, and we hear the mingling
voices of sob, and groan, and bias
phem, and hallelujah, suddenly an
earthquakel The iron bars of the
prison twists, the pillars crack off, the
solid masonry begins to heave and
rock till all the doors su ing open, and
the walls fall with a terrific crash. The
-jailer, feeling himself responsible for
E~eee prisoners, and feeling suicide to
t be honorabli-since Brutus killed
himnsel, and Cato killed himself, and
Cassius killed himself--puts his sword
to his own heart, proposing with one
strong, keen thrust to put an end to his
as=citement and agitation. But Paul
cried out: "Stop! Stop! Do thyself no
harm. We are all here." Then I see
'the jailor running through the dust
amid the ruin of that prison, and I see
-im throwing himself down at the feet
of those prisoners, crying out: "What
.shall I do? What shall I do?', Did
Pau) answer: "Go. out of this place
before there is another earthquake;
1put handcuffs and hobbles on those
other prisoners. lest they get away?"
Not a word of that kind. Compact,
k thrilling, tremendous answer-; answer
3peindrable all through earth and
: "Believe on the Lord Jesus
Christ,and thou shalt be saved.',
Well, we have all read of the earth
-quake in Lisbon, in Tima, in Aleppo
i5and in Cracas; but we live in latitude
where inall our memory there has not
been one severe volcanic disturbance.
AndLnyet wehave sean flfty earthquakes.
..7 ere is a man who has been building
_up a large fortune. His bid on the
~ money market was felt in all the cities,
nlg rivalries in trade, and he says to
M alel "Now I an free and safe from
all possible perturbation." But a nat
ional panic strikes the foundation of
Sthe commercial werld, and crash! goes
all-thatmagnificent business establish
:ment. He is a mnwhobhas built up
a very beautiful homa. His daughters
Shave come home from the seminary
~'with diplomas of grduation. His
st ons have started in lie, honest, tem.
Sereand pure. When the evening
iare struck, there is a happy and
apunbroken family circle. But there
Shas been an accident down at the
Sbeech. The youngman ventured too
is' r out in the surf. The telegraph
ihurled the terror up to the city. An
~earthquake struck under the founda
~tions of that beautiful home. The
pao closed, the curtain dropped; the
lagtrhushed. Crash! go all those
domestac hopes, and prospects, and ex
Spectations. So my friends, we have
aRl felt the shaking down of some great
~trouble, and there was a time when
Swe were as much excited as this man
of the text, and we cried out ashe did:
"WWhatsll do? What shall I do?'
The same reply that the apostle made
to him Is apropriate to us: "Believe
in the Lor' esus Christ and thou shalt
he saved." There are some documents
of so little importance that you do not
care to put any more than your last
name under them, or even your ii
tials; but there are some documents oi
-sa great importance that you -write
out your fb!name. So the Saviour in
somepartsof the Bible is called, "Lord'
and In other parts of the Bible he is
-j caled "Jesus," and in other parts of
theBibe h iscalled "Christ," but
that there might be no mistake about
this pasgallsthree names come in
'othr"the Lord Jesus Christ."
No, who is this. Being that you
want me to trust and believe in? Men
sometimes come tome with credentials
and certificateulof good character; but
I cannot trust them. There is some
dishonesty in their looks that makes
meiknow I sall1 be cheated if I con
-Ade in them. Yen cannot put your
heart's conidence in a man until you
know~what stuff he is made of, and am
I unreasonable this morning, when I
- stop to ask you who this is that you
want me to trust in? No man would
think of venturing his life on a vessel
going out to sea, that had never been
inspected. No, you must have the cer
tificate hung amidships, telling how
many tons it carries, and how long
~oit was built, and who built it, and
about it. And you cannot expect
me to risk the cargo of my immortal
interests on board any craft till you tell
me what it is made of, and where it
was made, and what it is. When, then,
I ask you who this is you want me to
trust in, you tell me he was a very at
tractive person. You tell me that the
contemporary writers describe him,
and they give the color of his eyes, and
the color of his hair, and they describe
his whole appearance as being resplen
dent. Christ did not tell the children
to come to him. "Suffer little child
ren to come unto me," was not spoken
to the children; It was spoken to the
Pharisees. The children had come
without any invitation. No soormr
-did Jesus apper than the little ones
pitch from teir mothers' arms. an
avalanche of beauty and love, into h~is
lap. "Suffer little children to com~e
unto me." That was addressed to the
Pharisees; not to the children. Christ
did not ask John to put his head down
en his bosom, John could noc hLt~p
but put his head there. Such eyes,
such cheeks, such a chin, such hair,
such physical condition and appear.
anoe-why it must have been com
pletely captivating and winsome. I
suppose a look at him was just to love
him. 0! how attractive his manner.
Why, when they saw Christ coming
=ang the street they ran into their
house,-,1 'a --'*
Mesai-t, so) 'lei
a g1-entle v.wr. :1r.
thy 't. h Yiw
In diin to the i 'J!
acter, there w s a hery me~-entu
How the old hypcritet
fore hitu. lw tue k i r
turned pale, Here is a plain maU,
with a iew saiors i a ck, emiA
on the sea of Galilee, ' O;)1 u ' the
palace of the Caesar., makin t hat p .
aee quake IO ith ftae C0 1 U Iut
teriig a word of merev a'i eine~
which throbs through all the earth, ani
through all the heavens, and through
all the ages 0! he was a lovingI
Christ. But, it 'tvas not ethemlmxacy, or
insipidity ZehAraJcr: it wa accoui
naniei ~with majes., ininite ant
o4.nipoteut. Lst th Vorld shouldl
not realize Hils earneztne, this Cari:
mounts the cros! You sa::: "It Ch'i
Sto die wh not let 1iltl :.Ke somC
deadly potion and lie on a couen in
some bright and beautifni homer If
He must die, let Him expire amid all
kindly attentious." No), the w0ld
must hear the hammers on the heads
of thespikes The world must, ii;tcu
to the death rattle of the suffeorer. The
world must feel His warm blood djrop
ping on each cheek, whilel it looks up
into the face of His anguish. And so
the cross must be lifted, and the hole
is dug on the to.. of Calvary. It must
be dug three feet. deep, and then the
cross is laid on the groutd, and the
sufferer is tretced tpon it, un-i the
nails are pounded through nerve, and
muscle, and bone, through the right.
hand through the left hand; and then
they shake his right hand to see if it is
fast, and then they shake hi. left foot
to see if it is fast, and then they heave
up the wood, half a dozen shoulders
under the weight, and they put the
end ofthe cross to the mouth of the
hole, and they plunge it in, all the
weight of his body coming down for
the first time on the spikes, and while
some hold the cross uprht others
throw in the dirt and trample it down,
and trample it hard. 0, plaat that
tree well and thoroughly, for it is to
bear fruit such as no other tree ever
bore. Why did Christ endure it? He
could have taken thoe rocks, and with
them crushed his crucifiers. le could
have reached up and grasped the sword
of the omnipotent God, and with one
clean cut have tunbled them into
perdition. But no, he wa; to die. He
must die. His life for my life. His
life for your life. In one o the Euro
pean cities a young man died on the
scaffold for the crime of murder, Some
time after the mother of this young
man was dying, and the priest came
in, and she made confession to the
priest that she wag the murderer, and
not son; in a moment of anger she had
struck her husband a blow that slew
him. The son came suddenly into the
room, and was washing away the
woundsand trying to resusltate his
father when so -e one looked through
the window and saw him, and suppes
ed him to be the eriniinal. That young
man died for his own mother. You
say: "It was wonderful that he never
eposed." But I tell you of a grander
thing. Christ, the Son of God, died
not for his mother, not for his father,
but for his sworn enemies 0, such a
Christ as that-so loving, so selfsacific
ing-can you not trust Him?,
I think there are many under the
spirit of God who are saying: "I will
trust him if you will only tell me
how;" and the great question asked
by thousands in this assemblage is;
"Ho n? how?" And while I answer
your quesuiou iook.ip and utter the
prayer which Rowland Hill so often
uttered in the midst of sermons; "Mas
ter, help!" How are you to trust in
Christ? Just as you trust any one.
You trust your partner in business
with important things. If a comumer
cial house give you a note payable
three months hence, you expect the
payment of that note at the~ end of
three months. Y ou have perfect con
fidence in their werd and in their abil
ity. You go home today. You ex
pect there will be food on the table.
You have confidence in that. Now I
ask you to have the same confidence
in the Lord Jesus Christ. He says:
"You believe; I take your sins," and
they are all taken away. "What!"
you say, 'before I pray any more?
Before I read my Bible any more?
Before I cry over my sins any more?"
Yes, this, this moment! Believe with
all your heart and you are saved.
Why, Christ is only waiting to get
from you what you give to scores of
people every day. Whit is that?
Confidence. If these people whom
you trust day by day are more wor
thy than Christ, if they are more
faithful than Christ, if they have done
more than Christ ever did, then gite
them the preference; but if you really
think that Christ is as trus;worthy as
they are, then deal with him as fairly.
"Oh," says some one in a light way,
"I believe that Christ was born in
Bethlehem, and I believe that he died
on the cross." Do you believe it with
youhead or your heart? I will illus
tate the difference. You are in your
own house. In the morning you open
a newspaper, and you read how Capt.
Braveheart on the sea risked his life
for the salvation of his passengers.
You say: "What a grand fellow he
must have been! His family deserve
very well of the country." i ou fold
the newspaper and sit down at the ta
ole, and perhaps do not think of that
incident again. That is historical
faith. But now you are on the sea,
and it is night, and you are asleep,
and are awakened by the shriek of
"Fire!" You rush out on the deck
You hear, amid the wringing of the
hands and the fainting, the cries: "No
hope! we are lost! we are lost!" The
sail puts out its wings of fire, the ropes
make a burning ladder in the night
heavens, the spirit of wreck hisses in
waves, and on the hurricane deck
shakes out its banner of smoke and
"Down with the life boats!" cries
the captain. "D~own with the life
boats!" People rush out into them.
The boats are about full. Room only
for one more man. You are standing
on the deck beside the captain. Who
hall it be? You or the captain? The
captain says: "You."' You jump in
and are saved. He stands there, and
dies. Now believe that Capt. Brave
heart sacrificed himself for his past.en
gers, but you beitere it with love, with
tears, with hot and long continued ex
Iclamations, with grief at his loss and
saving faith. In other words, what
you believe with all the heart, and
believe in regard to your self. On
G: hinge turnxs my sermon; aye. the
salvatmn of your imimortal soul.
Mrs. Htmans, Mrs. Eig'urne'y, Dr.
Young and almost all the poe's have
said handsme things abotu. death.
L~ere is nothiing beautiful about it.
When we staad by the white and rigidI
features of those whom we love, and
they give noanswering pressure of the
hand, and no retuning kiss of the lip,
we do not want any body poetizing
around about us. Death is loathsome-1
ness, and midnight, and the wringing
of the heart uutil the tendrils saap
and curl in t le torture unless Christ
be with us . .confess to you to an ini
finite fear, a consuming hnrror, of
'VOI' nlSd~ "o P'.te' a'
ribu, : I ad no jo to the
Mev Chiristm" on-'r the "Happ
uth h' - l in hegoun the't gri. LI
here her . superraiural ili umi i La
ion, 1. si'lder back from it. My
wei nueevi ae -is But r
mthi goriou t apis n iov tIhe
rav, al Le darkne's is gone a-1d the
way is clar. I look into it now wtih
out a sing e shudder. Now my anxic
ty is not about death; my anxiety i
that I may live aright, for I know that
il my life is consistent whenU I couie to
the ia- u cur, and this voice is silnt,
.hnd the-e eyes are closed, and hd
with i whcich I beg for your etarnal wi.
vat ion tod iy are folded over te s;]till
heart, that then I shall only begin to
live. What power is there ia any thing
to chill me in the last hour if Chiist
wraps around me the skirt of his own
gar men i? What dark ness can fall up
on my eyelids tnen, amid the heaven
ly daybreak? 0 death, I will not fear
thee then! Back to thy cavern of
darkness. thou robber of all the earth.
Fly, thou despoiler of families. With
this battle axe I hew thee in twain
from helmet to sandal, the vice of
Christ sounding all over the earth,
and mheougi the heavens: "0 de:tth, I
will be thy plague. 0 grave, I will be
To be saved is to wake tup in the
presence of Christ. You know when
Chrit w upon earth how happy he
made every house he went into, and
when he brings us up to his house
how great our glee. His voice has
more music iu it than is :o be heard in
all the oratories )t eternity. Talk
not about banks dashed with efilores
cence. Jesus is the chief bloom of
heav--n. We shall see the very face of
that beamed sympathy in Bethany,
and ake the very hand that dropped
its blood from the shor: beam of the
cross. '0, I want to s'and in e*crnity
with him. Toward that harbor I steer.
Toward that goal I run. i shall be
satisfied when I awake in his likeue-s
Oh, broken hearted men and women,
how sweet it will be in that g- od land
to pour all your hardships, and be
reavements. and losses into the loving
ear of Christ, and then have him ex
plain why it was best for you to be
sick, and why it was best for you to be
widowed, and why it was best for you
to be perLecuted. and why it was best
for you to be tried, and hzave Him
point to an elevation proportionate to
your disquietude here, saying: "You
suTfered with me on earth, come up
now and be glorified wi; h me in heav
Fomo one went int' a house where
there had been a good deal of troule,
and Laid to the woman there: "You
seem to be lonely." "Yes," she s- id,
"I am lonely." "How many in the
family?" "Only myself." "Have vou
had any children?" "I had seven
children." "Where are they?" "Gone."
"All gone?" "All." "All dead?" "All."
Then she breathed a long sigh into the
loneliness and said: "0, sir, I have
been a good mother to the grave."
And so there are hearts here that are
utterly broken down by the bereave
ments of life. I toint you to the eter
Lal balm of heaven. Are there any
here that I am missing this morning?
0! you poor waiting maid! your heart-s
sorrow poured in no human ear, lone
ly and sad! how glad y- u wiill be when
Christ shall disband all your sorrows
and crown you queen unto God and
the Lamb forever! 0! aged men and
women, fed by His love and warmed
by His grace for three score years and
ten! will not your decrepitude change
for the leap of a hart when you come to
look face to face upon Him whom, hav
ing not seen, you love? 0, that wvill
be the good shepard, not out in the
night and wat ching to keep ofi the
wolves, but with the lambs reclining
on the sun lit hill. That will be the
captain of our salvation, not amid the
roar, and crash, and boom of battle,
bul amid his disbanded troops keeping
victorious festivi:y. That will be the
bridegroom of the church coming from
afar, the bride leaning upon his arm
while he looks down into her face and
says: "Behold thou art fair, my love!
Behold thou art fair."
vanderbilt'. Carolina La nd.
According to the Manufacturers'
Record. George Vanderbilt is prepar
iug to improve his land near Ashe
ville on a great scale. The Record
"Mr. George Vanderbilt is reported
to have contracted to have a thousand
acres of his land at Asheville, N. C.,
planted in coniferous trees, mostly
white pines, three hundred acres of
which, at the rate of twelve hundred
trees to the acre, are to be done in two
years. This is the most extensive at
tempt at timber culture that has been
undertaken in the South, and it must
ultimately result in great good in
many ways. It will draw attention
to timber culture and to the more
careful preservation of toresta, and at
the same time add to the beauty of
the scenery and the healh giving
qualities of the atmosphere at Ashe
ville. By systematically laying out a
forest in this manner, Mr. Vanderbilt
will ultimately possess one of the
most charming, healthful and famous
voorts oi the continent."
Church Earned by Imoendlarles.
RaLmtn, N. C., January 25.-Goshen
chapel, a colored church in Guilford
county, has been burned by incendiaries.
There has been for a long timo a
bitter controversy between two factions
as to the right of possession of the
church, which resulted in some litiga
ton. At the laat term of court the rnem
bers of one faction were tried or. the
charge of forcible trespase, and acquit
ted. The defeat. so enraged the meem
bers of the other party that they have re
sorted to the crime of huruing the
church in order to preront its use by
their victoriu opponents.
Itandall .Joins thme ChIurch.
The Washingtion correspondent of
the Atlanta Constitution says: 1-Ion.
Samuel J. Randall has joine I the
Presbyterian church. Dr. Ch ester,
the pastor of the church, went to Mr.
Randall's house a day or two ago and
performed the rites of baptism. Mr.
Randall's family deny that the action
>n his part indicates that he fears the
ipproach of death. On the contrary,
se is more hopeful, and seems more
:hoerful than he has been for many
nonths. although l'e is yet in very
>ad health. He is confident of recovery
tad expects to take his seat iu the
ilouse before the session is over.
The warning Waared.
Father (who had put an attachment
n the gas pipe, to that the gas would
>e extinguished at 10 o'clock:) "Were
'ou surprised last night, dear?'
D~aughter. "No, papa. Something
~urious happene-3, though. Just as
harley was going to turn down the
ight it went out and we couldn't light
.mer<-en ca-en- at ronCollege,
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sinc dut t~ne is onAlbert Chase,
thein. The "Last Supper"
is ti" first -roup. Leonardo da Vinci.
tl ::ut. of the celebrated picture of
e --Last 'Supper," from wn.ich this is
a faithful Copy in statuary, was born
in 1 ITe was ranked :auong the
:nI diEbtivonished men of science ir.
his da.v and~ proved himself emphati
cally,'a Ifan of literature, a philoso
phei and a painter of the most pro
Iu nd study and exalted taste. While
at Milan, iin 1492. he began and com
pleted the g-randest work of his art,
Tie Last Stpper." which he painted
upon the wvails of the prefectory of the
DIoniinicanI couvent. The thrilling
and interesting moment chosen by the
artist to represenit this solemn scene
is described in the 261th of Matthew,
when our Lord says, "Vrily, I say
ulIto) you that one of you shall )etray
ie." Some of the most striking fig
ures of the group are as follows:
Judas Iscariot will hw at on:ce recog
lized by his dark a)peuancc and hav
ing tile purse. he is represented as
perfectly master of himself, amid the
agitation of those around him, and
appears astonished at the words of our
Lord. He feigns incredulity, and by
a slight movement of his left hand he
seenis to say: "How .s it possible?"
nie grasps closely the little purse
which contains the adored idol of his
soul. for which he is about to sacrifice
his master, while hjs lips express the
spite and hatred whiich lie has in his
heart. The artist has rendered sub
servien-t to his purpose a prejudice vell
known in the tivilized world; the up
setting of the salt by Judas with his
elbow. The positiou of our Lordis di
rectly in front of the spectator, at the
center of the table. In the midst of
this agitated scene, and in conformity
with his nature, he appears at once a
superior being. His countenance, the
ne~plus ultra. of expression, indicates a
heavenly calmness aud the most sub
iliissive resignation. The easy incli
nation of .he head of Christ, the pa
thetic action of his hands, and the
tranquil position of his body are all
in perfect harmony with the expression
of his countenance.
St. John is represented under the
form of a handsome young man, with
swNyeet and regular features, almost
~pyrching hose of a woman. Heis
seated by his master's side, to demon
strate his particular esteem. His hands
are joinel together by a volantary
ioveieit of despair. He reclines his
head, and does not seem to think of
the accusation, or even to take any in
terest ill the agitation of his brother
The trial of Christ, represented by
twenty-three wax figt.res, comprises
the next group. These were desiorned
from an engraving found on a roc- in
the city of Vienna, and supposed to be
the work of Pontius P.late himself. It
would be well to remember that this
exhibition is intended to represent that
moment in the trial of our Saviour
when Caiaphas says to him: "Iadjure
thee, by the living God, that thou tell
us whether thou be Chrnist, the Son of
God," thus putting him upon his oath
before God. This is the thrilling mo
ment in the trial, represented by the
solemni and impressive scene, and
-should be kept in view by the specta
oUr iln order to appreciate its merits.
The third group is represented by
,wenty-five figures, and is Charles S.
Chase's own conception of the cruci
lixion and of the prominent persons
present at that scene. The moment
when the Saviour hangs in his last ex
piring agonies is the one the artist has
seized, and with fine conception and
great skill presented to the eye of the
Buffaloes S300 a Head.
'lBuIralo Jones" is tang to Garfield
B~celh, Salt Lake, thirty-six head of
huffaloes, lately purchased of George
Benson of Stoney Mountain, Manitoba.
Jones is agent for the syndicate which
hasl become interested with the Union
Pacific in the Utah pleasure resort.
Benson claims that lie bred the herd
from a young pair he captured ten
years ago, but Jones doubts this, and
says there is surely a big bunch of
butlaloes in the Stoney Mountain re
gion and that Benson will soon offer
another lot for sale. The price for
tiw'.se was $500 a head. According to
Jones the worst feature of his mission
was the removal of the herd from
the Stoney Mountain to the Northern
Pacific, 500 miles away. Every day
un the trail was marked by a desperate
chase for the valua ble herd.
Jones has been in~ the buffalo busi
ness at Garden City, Kan., for ten
yeaeor more an os nthing else.
L~eisaget orBufal Bil ndme
nageries all over the world. Some
times lie furnishes a juicy young buf
falo for sonme swell restaurant. The
steak is worth $1 a p)ound. With his
thirty-six buffaloes Jones has nine
beautiful arctic foxes.-Washington
The Queen's Cattle.
At the Birmingham show the queen
took a first prize, 100 guineas, with a
shorthorn bred upon her own farm
near Windsor, and she also gained
eighit other' prizes. One of Hereford
steers weighed 1,960 pounds, and an
other bea uti ftrl shorthlorn steer scaled
2,408 pounds. On Friday last took
place the annual sale of fat stock be
louging to her majesty. There was a
large attendance of buyers from all
parts of the country and excellent
prices were realized. The queen takes
great delight in this annual function,
:dasinspects the stock previous to
tesale, and gives the people who at
tend a good, old fashioned English
luncheon, with plenty of roast beef
and beer. -Toronto G lobe.
One of the visitors at Fortress Mon
roe last week was sixty feet long. It
was a whale.
Mr. Parses te Visit Europe.
The Raleigh News and Observer
says: The Rev. R. G. Pearson, the
noted evangelist, is now conducting a
series of meetings in Charleston, S. C.
His meetings are being held at the'
Citadel Square Baptist Church. He
has made engagements for the next
twelve months in Southern cities, and
after that he will visit Europe and Asia
Minor, accompanied by Mrs. Pearson.
On February 1st Mr. Pearsou will be
gin a series ol meetings in P~altimore.
The~ Blair Bill.
WAsHINGTON, Jan. 22.-The Senate
to-day discussed further the bill pro
viding for a census of farm mortgages,
and referred it back to the committee.
A number of billi on thle calendar
were passed andI February :3rd was
agreed upon as the day for taking up
the Elair educational bill.
An Exrm~ Trnia's Itloady wo.rk.
JOH sTO'*x, PA., Jan. 15.- Vhe lima
ited express west-hound on the: Penn
sylvania Railroad struck and killed
Edward Gallagher. aged 17, Michael
Galaher, his brother, aged 15, ar. d
Mrs. Kate Stockhomer, their .married
sister, aged :25, at Morrillville, near
es (athercd Hee and There hy Tee
graph anrd .cimsors.
-Tbc Brazllian gvernment h-is seut .
miau to Euro'p t- brrr'"- Q10,.0.
--Thirty-nine p::rson, chifly B.li:
nnd Giermn nobtmh ,b-iixcoha
ished from iussia.
-L. H. Adams, mereban f Rlieich.
N. C., has assigned to W. H. Pace, Li
abilities $35,000, assets $70,000.
-Dr. Lvman Abbott has been form
ally installed as pastor of Plymouth
Church, Henry"Ward Beecher's old
-At Columbus, 0., Friday morn
ing, the grand jury indicted seven per
sons for selling Louisiana lottery tick,
ets in that city.
-Peter Jackson, the colored pugilist,
is expected to arrive at New York on
the Adriatic this week. He claims to be
rnxious ta meet Sullivan.
-Influenza has been so prevalent
among the members of the Quebec Leg
islature that Do serious work has been
done in the House so far this session.
- It is rumored in London that Valen
tine Loewer's Gambrinus Brewery in
New York has been sold to an Eoglisb
syndicate for $1,150,000, and will be cap
itatized at $1,500,000.
-The influenza epidemic is fast disap
pearing from Great Britian, and the daily
newspaper record of it, which a week
ago extended to columns, is now com
piessed within a few lines.
-Argument in the Supreme Court ot
the United States in the case of the State
of North Carolina and W. P. Roberts,
Auditor, adpollants, vs. A. H. Temple,
was inished Thursday.
-The grand jury at Petersburg, Va.
failed to find a true bill against Gen.
Wm. Mahone, who was arrested charg
ed with shooting a young man on the
night of the November election.
-The Military Affairs committee of
the House has ordered a favorable re
port on the bill to authorize the Presi
dent to brevet officers of the army
for gallant service in the Indian cam-,
-Harris Austin, John Billin. Sam
Goen, Jamison Burris, Thomas 'Willis
and Jamison Jones were hanged
at Fort Smith, Ark., Tuesday, for
murders committed in the Indian Ter
-The queen regent of Spain has
caused advertisements to be published
-in all the leading papers of her domin
ions offering two prizes, $5,790 and
$2,995, for the beat two essays on the
life of Christopher Columbus.
-Brown, the mind readeris to be used
as a witness at Ashland, Wis., in defence
of a cashier who is charged with being
implicated in a robbery, the specialty of
Brown being to prove that any mind
reader could secure the "combination" o:
-Senators Wade Hampton and M. C.
Butler, of South Carolina, have accepted
invitations to be present and deliver ad
dresses at a meeting of the Camp of Con
federate Veterans at Leesburg, Va., Feb
ruary 25. General Rosser will also de
liver an address.
-Edmund Waddill, contestant foi
the seat In the House of George D.
Wise, of Richmond, Va:, is a candi
date for the United States districi
judgeship to be vacated in about eight
teen months by the retirement oj
-H. E. DeBardeleben Is the richesi
man in Alabama. He is the leading mac
in the State in iron manufacturing and
is president of the company which bear:
his name. He is worth from $3,000,00(
to $8,000,000, and has ma-le it all in and
-A band of 800 Indians on St. Peter':
reservation, a few miles out of Winni
peg, is being rapidly wiped out. The
Indians are afflicted with la grippe
in its most severe form, and being
without proper medical attendance
they quickly succumb to the mala
--A dispatch from Ban Antonia. Texas
says that one of the men who assisted
Judge Longenecker in the prosecution it
the Crenin case is in San Antonia insane
His name could not be learned. He im
agines that members of the Clana-Gas
are after him with knives dripping witi
-The Grand Lodge of Minnesota, A
F. and A. M,, by an overwhelming vot<
condemned a few days ago that braned
of the Scottish Rite known as Cerneau
ism, and hereafter Minnesota, like Nes
York, Pennsylvania, and the other State:
of the Southern jurisdiction in general
will have nothing but "straight" Ma.
A recent Act~of the Legislature pro
vides that each military company i
the State shall have twelve drills dlur
ing the year, and sixteen men shal]
be the minimum number allowed for a
drill. If these rules are not complied
with, the company shall forfeit its
proportion of the annual appropria.
--A St. Petersburg dispattch o the
New York Herald says that it is re
ported that one of the Czar's brotherE
is about to be banished forever fr',n
the capital, together with his family.
It is not suggested that his Imperial
Highness had any share In the recent
plots, but he is accused of mixing him
self up in politics, by which is meant
-Some statistician reports that the
number of lynchings In the United
States last year were 175, while there
were only 98 legal hangings. Most of
the latter were in the Southern States,
but the "wild and woolly West" contri
buted a large proportion of the lynch
ings. In fact, it is said that all the hang.
ings in Iowa, Knnsas Nebraska, Wiscon
sin and Michigan, and a majority of those
in Indiana, were done by Judge Lynch.
-General A. M. West, from Mar
shall county, Miss., introduced in the
Senate of that State, a memorial to
Congress, asking for the abrogation of
the fifteenth amendment to the Federal
constitution and instructing the Mis
sissippi delegation in Congress in ac
cordance therewith. The memorial
further directs the Secretary of the
State of Mississippi to furnish a copy
to the Governor of each State in the
Union, to be laid before their respec
Death of Mr. Andrew J. Young.
Mr. Andrew J. Young died at his
home near Inman on Sunday last. Mr.
Young was a native of Greenville, and
was in his 76th year. He spent much
of his life in Spartanburg, and was
most esteemed by those who knew
him best. He served the State in the
Mexican War ai d the War of Secession
-making a goon soldier in each. lie
was a man of honesty and industry.
and was respected accordingly.
The Kansas Wheat Crop.
Reports to the agricultural depart
ment of Kansas represent the growing
wheat crop in that State to be in a very
fine condition. The early rains and
the recent snow have assured, unless
some unforeseen misfortune comes,
the largest wheat crop ever harvested
in the State. Mr. Mohler estimates
that the present acreage is 20 per cent.
greater, than that of last year and that
the present prospects are 20 per cent.
A FAILY T7 EDY IN ROME.
A P:-co:nEA;, ahan blont nzd Kili
I 'e. '(1 Iij~ I i~o lilt.ar of
r;~i ~.;L wi t~ ivsZ-Itly kite'1,
at S.)'eek I.his evening by Dr J. B. S.
Iloimes, l: orohthr-in w, and one of
the most pronihient and papular of
Allgood has long cherished ill will to
ward Hohnes for some business matters
between them, and had frequently
threatened his life. Holmes had avoid
ed Allgood for years and went out of
town to avoid meeting him.
Today Allgood came down from Trion
factory to Rome on an evening train and
waited for Holmes in his office door.
Holmes, who had had avague warning,
sought to reach his office by back street.
Messrs. MclKelden and Mattlock, of
Tennessee, friendsof Dr. Holmes, had
been hunting with them. When the
party drew up in front of the office. All
good advanced with a drawn pistol on
Tho latter shot Allgood twice with his
double barrel shot gun, loaded with
bird shot, both shots taking effect, the
first cutting an artory and the jugular
vein and the second breaking the neck
Allgood fell at the first, then half rose,
still trying to draw his pistol, when be
received a second shot falling on his face
and instantly expiring.
Holmes exclaimed: "I was forced to
do it to save my own life. I am sorry,
so sorry; but he hunted me down, and
for the sake of my wife and my son I had
to kill him.
Holmes immediately surrendered to
the officers, and and is resting in hit
own apartment ia charge of the deputy
General sentiment agrees that the kill
ing was clearly in self defense, and al
though both men mere exceedingly pop
ular, tne current of sympathy is strongly
with- Dr. Holmes.
A Bledy Crime in Union, S. C.
A dispatch from Union says: "Last
Friday morning a little colored boy,
living with J. B. Porter, while going
to his rabbit gum, about 30 yards from
town, in an open field, on T. C. Dun
can's premises, found the dead body of
a bright mulatto girl, named Susie Fer
nandes. from Spartanburg, lying in a
gully about three feet deep with her
throat cut from ear to ear. The coroner
and sherifi were at once notified, who
went to the scene of the horrible deed
and summoned a jury, who are now at
work on the case and will probably
finish it by Tuesday evening. As far
as can be ascertained, it appears that
she was killed in a house occupied by
a colored woman named Lottie Mack,
in the back yard of Dr. M. A. Moore.
She had a great many bruises over her
head and face. After killing her, the
body was redressed, as there was not
a drop of blood to be found on her
clothes. When found a dull barlow
knife was lying under her head, and
her hat, handkerchief and gold spec
tacles were lying on the edge of the
gulley, thus trying to make it appear
as if she had committed suicide. She
had been missed for some five or six
days. Five arrests have been made
so far-four women and one man.
A special to the Greenville News
gives the following:
The coroner's jury found that the
woman, Susie Fernandes, "came to
her death by one James Vincent,
white, and Lottie MlcMahon, Charlie
Gilliam and william Davis, colored."
From the facts gathered from the
testimony at the coroner's inquest, the
Imurder is the most diabolical and cold
blooded that has ever been committed
in this county. James Vincent had
been intimate with the deceased for
some time,the result of which was that
she was expected to become a mother.
From the testimony of Win. Davis, he
with Charlie Gilliam, Lottie McMahon
and James Vincent went to the cem
etery where the body had been con
veyed after death and removed it
about a quarter of a mile, to a swamp
near Mr. T. C. Duncan's residence
where they threw it into a ditch, dis
arranged the clothes, placed a knife
near by, to give tbe impression that
-the deceased was assaulted and then
murdered. The accused are all now
in jail and will proceed through theirx
lawyer to try to get bail.
A Long Felt Want.
Candidate: "You are a workingman,
are you not?"
-Workingmlan: "I am, sir."
Candidate: "Well, I am a candi
date for a position of trust, and I wish
to say to the sons of toil-"
Workingman(who is tired of taffy
and disgusted with the results:) "I am
very busy now, sir."
Candidate: "I was merely going to
say that if elected I shan't do any
more for the workingmnan than for
anybody else, because I don't care a
continental for one class more thar. an
other, and I don't think there should
be any classes in legislation, any
Workingmnan (grasping his hand:)
"You'll get my vote."
The Joiner "Outrage.''
CHARLOTTE, N. C., January g5.-The
dark side of the Joiner case is now be
ing shown up. It is learned from per
factly roliable sources that Jo'ner not
only confined his preaching to '..iem such
doctrine as was calculated to excite
their animosity against the whites. He
preached thatb there should be no color
line and told the negroes that they wore
just as good in every respect as the
whites and that they should demand a
social equality which is now denied them
and if the whites refused to give them
their rights as set forth by him, the
"reverend" gentleman reminded them
that they had a very effective weapon in
Fatal Fxplosion of Natuaral gas.
.PITTSnURo, PA., Jan. 22.-An ex
plosion of natural gas about 9:30 this
morning completely wrecked three
strong frame dwellings, on 38th near
Butler street, killing one person al
most instantly, and sericusly injuring
eight others. two cf whom may ale.
R ICE BEER!. RICE BEER I
We are the sole manufacturers of this do
licious and healthy beverage, which afte
having been analyzed by all the eminenr
chenmists in Atlanta, Ga., during "Prohibi
tion" and after the most searching scrutiny
for traces of aleiohol, was allowed to be sold
free of State and city licen se, and so also
more recently after further analyzing in Flor
ida. It tills a long felt wvant for a stimulant
andi appetizer that is not intoxicating; pleas
aat to the taste, contains nourishment and
sp~ecially suited for porsons of weak and del
icate constitutions. It has the tastelof lager
beer of the finest fiavor; besides, to add to
its purity anda medicinal qualities, is special
ly made of our celebrated world renowvned
original Artesian well water. Put up in
case~s of one dozen pints at $1 25 per dozen;
five dozen at $1 per dozen, and in easks o
ten dozen each at 90i cents per dozen. Cash
must accompany each order. Copyrighted
and patent applhed for.
We have no Agents, and non. genuine
unless ordered direct trom?
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Steam Soda and Mineral Water Works.
Charleston, S. C., U. S. A.
228 King Strecet,
Opp. A cadlemy of Music,
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