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and fiery: the seventh, enrysote
golden-hued: the eight, beryl;a bluish
green: the ninth. topnaz-a pale green
mie wii!1th y w he tenth, cry
the tweclth. ant hy-,. *ut thes
precious stones are only the founda
tion of the wall of heaven-the most
inferior part of it. On the top oftliis
foundation there rises a inighitV wN!l
9f jasperof brilliantt yellow :1nd
gorgeous crim.Isol. Stupendous cata
ract of color: Throne of splendor
You see that the beautiful colors
which are the robes of glory to our
earth are to be forever preserved in
this wall of heaven. Our skies of
blue, which sometimes seem alnost
to drop with rihness of eolor. shall
be glorified and eternized in the deep
everlasting blue of that fiery stone
which formils the second fou ndation
of the hevenly wall. The green
that sleeps oil tuebrook's bauk. and
rides ou the sea wave. and spreads
its bainers on the mountaintop, shall
he eternized in the emerald thatt
forms the fourth foundation of the
heavenly wall. The fiery gush of the
niorning, the conflagration of the
autuiiinal surset. the electricity that
shoots its forked tongue out of the
thunder-clord, the flames at whose
breath Moscow fell and Etnas burns
shall be eternized in the fiery jasper.
It seems as if all earthly beauty were
in one bilhw to be dashed up against
that wall of heaven; so that the
most beautiful things of earth will
be kept either in the wall, or the
foundation. or in the rainbow round
ebout the throne.
I notice the unspeakable attractive
ness of heaven. In other places the
Bible tells us of the floor o heaven
the waters, and the stones, and the
fruits: but now St. John tells us of
the roof-the frescoed arch of eterni
ty, and the rainbow round about the
throne. Get a ticket, and carefully
guarded. you go into the royal fac
tory at Paris where the Gobelm
tapestries of the world are made, and
see how for years a man will sit put
tting iin and out a ball of colored
worsteds through the delicate
threads, satisfied if he can in a day
make so much as a finger's breadth
of beauty for a king's canopy. But
behold how my Lord, in one hour,
with his two hands, twisted the
tapestry. now swungabove the hrone
into a rainbow of iniinite glory. Oh,
what a place heaven must be! You
have heretofore looked at the floor:
this morning take one glance at the
On earth the deluge of sin covers
the tops of the highest mountains.
I heard an Alpine guide, amid the
most stupendous evidences of God's
power, swear at his mule as he stun
bled in the pass. Yes, the deluge of
sin dashes over the top of the highest
mountain ranges. Revenge, drunken
ness, imp'ety, falsehood, blasphemy,
are but different waves of a flood that
has whelmed nations. New York is
drowned in it, Brooklyn is drowned
in it, Boston is drowned in it, Lon
doa is drowned in it, St. Petersburg
is drowned in it-two great hemis
pheres are drowned in it. But the
redeemed, looking into the "rainbow
round about the throne," see the
pledge that all this is ended for them
forever. They have committed their
last sin, and comibated their last
temptation. No suicide leaps into
those bright waters; no profanity be
fouls that pure air: no villain's torch
shall fire thosetemples; no murderer's
hanrdrtrike down -these sons
of god. They know that for thorn
tdeluge of sin is assuaged, for
there is a rainbow round about the
Now the world is covered with a
deluge of blood. The nations are all
the time either using the sword or
sharpening it. The factories of the
world are-night and day manufactur
ing the weaponry of death. Throne
against throne, empire against em
pie The spirit of despotism and
freedom at war in every land: despo
tic America . against free America,
despotic England against free Eng
land, despotic Germany against free
Germany, despotic Austia' against
free Ausxuia. The great battle of
earth is being fought-the Armaged
don of the nations. The song that
unrolled from the sky on the first
Christmas night, of "peace and good
will to men," is drowned in the
booming of the great siege-guns.
Stand back, and let the long line of
ambulances pass. Groan to groan.
Uncover, and look upon the trenches
of the dead. Blood! blood! a deluge
But the redeemed of heaven, look
ing upon the glorious arch that spans
the throne, shall see that the deluge
is over. No batteries are planted on
those bills: no barricades blocking
those streets; no hostile flag above
those walls; no smoke of burning
villages; no shrieks of butchered men;
peace! German and Frenchmen, who
fell with arms interlocked in hate on
the field of death, now, through
Christ in heaven, stand with arms
interlocked in love. Arms stacked
forever; shields of battle hung up.
The dove instead of the eagle: the
lamb instead of the lion. There shall
be nothing to hurt or destroy in all
Gods holy mount, for there is a rain
bow round about the throne.
Now the earth is covered with the
deluge of sorrow. Trouble! trouble!
The very fii-st utterance when we
come into the world is a cry. Without
any teaching, we learn to weep.
What has so wrinkled that man's
face? What has so prematurely
whitened his hair? What calls out
that sigh? What starts that tear?
Trouble! trouble! I find it in the
cellar of poverty, and far up among
the heights on the top of the crags;
for this bath also gone over the tops
of the highest mountains. No escape
from it. You go into the store, and
it meets you at your counting-desk;
you go inta the street, and it meets
you at the corner: you go into the
house, and it meets you at the door.
Tears of poverty! tears of perseention!
tears of bereavement!-a deluge of
tears! Gathered togather from all
the earth, they could float an ark
larger than Noah's.
But the glorilied. looking up to
the bow that spans 1the throne. shall
see that the deluge is over. No
shivering wretch on the palace-steps;
no blind man at the gate of the
lh venly temple, asking for alms; no
.l ing of the screw-driver on coffin
hd. They looked up at the rainlow,
and read, in lines of yellow, and red,
and green, and blue, and orange,
and indigo, and violet: "They shall
hunger no more, neither thirst any
more; neither shall the sun light on
them, nor any heat: for the lamb
wvhich is in the mint of the throne
shall feed them. and shall lead them
unto living fountains of wvaters, and
'God shall wipe away all tears from
their eyes." Thank God for the glory
spanning the throne!
In our boyhood we had a supersti
ALL TROUBLES PAST.
"THERE WAS A RAINBOW ROUND
ABOUT THE THRONE."
The si;n of I'omi..e fr'om cod anld W" ha
It Teachep. to Men -The Trial. o Chris
Van arJ Their Rainbow of Promite.
The subject of Dr. Tahuage's Sun
day diiscourse was, -All Tr'oubles
Pas:~ and the text, Revelation iv.. 3:
"There was a rainbow round about
the thr one." Following is the ser
As. after a night of fearful tempest
at se., one ship. more staunch than
another, rides on undamaged among
the fragments of spars and hulks that
float about. so old Noah's ar, at the
close of the deluge. iloats on over the
wreck of a deal world. Looking out
of the windlow oi the ark, you see the
plants of houses, and the sheaves of
az whea4, and the eai'carases of Cattle.,
and the corpses of men. No tower is
left to toll the burial: no mourners to
form in lie of procession: no ground
in which to bury the dead. .Sinkog
a line twenty-seven feet long. you just
touch the tops of the mountains.
Ghastliness and horror: The m-':.ui
stadofwlkirg" th10 E . 1 a nlod-1
em ship, in ma L and f..y- tos
ses helplessly: 11o helm to guide: no
sail to 'et: no shore to steer for. Why
protect the agony of the good people
in such a craft, when they might in
one dash of the wave have been put
out of their misery?
But at yonder spot in the horizon
Kwe see colors gathering in the sky; at
ust the opposite point in the horri
zon other colors are gathering. I
fd ttt they are the two hutresses
of an are-d bridge. The yellow, the
red, the orange. the blue, the indigo,
the violet are mingled. and by invisi
ble hanids the whoie structure is hung
Sin" the sky. and the ark has a tin
nmphal arch to sail under. An angel
o' lgt swIngs his hand across the
Ssky an in the seven prisnatic col
ors he aints with pencil of sunbeam
$ th everlasting covenant betweeir
God and every living creature. God
lifted up that great arched bridge,
nud st it over 1-Is own head in the
heavens. John saw it. for he says:
"There I. s a rainbow round about
I notice that none but thie people
iho wee in the ark saw the rainlbow.
cast .s shdo-w clear down into the
whee-1-0 . Lh people were buried.
ad611 4ih. vun thle dead, Laces with a
t~rane radiai'e, but they could not
see it. So nly those who are at last
J ound in CLri' the Ark. will see the
pug glories of the throne.
ifence you had better get into the
As you call your family out at
the close of the shower to show them
he sign in heaven, so I want you all
last to see the grander rainbow
Md about the throne. Look
saysNoal to his wife, "at that
bow in the clouds: and, Shem and
look! look-the green, the
ellow. the red, and the orange!" I
ould not wonder if some of your
chl-ildrenin the Good Land should
awhile cry out to you. "Look,
iok, mother! there is a rain
round aboiithe throne!" You
ielbetter get into the ark, with all
eur faniilies, if you want to see it.
T1 notice also that the chief glory of
God comes after the rain. .No show
-eno rainbow; no trouble, no bright
-es'of Christian consolation. Weav
-~sare sometimes, by reason of their
~wrk, dusty and rough in their ap
1; and so it is the coarse-clad
ps, whose hand and foot swing
eiwattle, that weaves the rainbow.
1my Christians are dull, and stupid.
sand usekss because they have not
disaster enough to wake them
The brightest surf that heave
es is thrown over the sho'
hestorm. You can -e a
ouhChristian of sun
alone. Then some very
lines in tIN n of the rain
,youi e in life the blue
orange. 3ingling all
of th~e former makes a
ot;andit takes all the shades,
sadness, and vicissitudes of life
ie-make the white lustre of a pure
<Jour child asks you, "Father, what
the rainbowt" and you say,
ithe sunlight striking through
raindrops." Therefore I. won
how there could be a rainbow
en since there are no storms
;but then I conclude that that
inbow must be formed by the
of heaven's sunlight through
falling tears of earthly sorrow.
-we see a man overwhelmed
Siith trouble,and his health goes, and
property goes,and his friends go,I
Nwwe shall see the glory of
Gin this good man's deliverance."
Miagara Falls I saw, one day.
rainbows spanning the awful
ge iof the cataract, so over the
~,si("of the Christian's trial hover
iich-hued wings of all the prom
Inotice that the most beautiful
Ahisof this world are to be pre
z~e n heaven. When you see the
'atcolor fade out from the rainbow
-fearth .you need not feel sad, for
Sou will see the rainbow round about
Ihe throne. That story about the
orld burning up has given me many
a pang. When I read that Paris was
esieged, I said. "Now the pictures
mnd statues in the Louvre and Lux
~embouirg will~be destroyed; all those
of Rembrandt, and those bold
F ases of Rubens, and those enchant
nents of Raphael on canvas, and
toestatues of Canova." But is it
nt a more melancholy thought that
rin is to come upon this great glory
'othe earth, in which the mountains
are the chiseled sculptures, and upon
the sky, inwhich the "transfiguration"
of sunrise and sunset is hung with
loops and tassels of fire? I was re
lieved when I found that the pictures
bad been removed from the Louvre
and the Luxembourg, and I am re
-lieved now when I think that tie best
harts of this earth are either to be
r.eoved or pictured in the Good
KLand. The trees must twist in the
last fire-the oaks, and the cedars,
and the maples; but in heaven there
1h11lbe trees of life on the bank of
te river, and the palm trees from
Sinch the conquerors shall pluck
4heir branches. The Hudson, and
.S St. Lawrence. and the Ohio shall
~boil in the last flame, but wo shall
~have more than their beauty in the
iver of Life from under the throne.
The daisies, and the portulacas, and
~roses of earth will wither in the
~~sirocco of the judgment, but John
of the garlands which the glori
fishall wear; and there must be
flowers or there could bc no gar
:I see the same truth set forth in
the twelve foundations of the wall of
the heaven. St. John announces the
twelve foundations of this wall to be,
he first, of jasper-yllowv and red;
--tesec.ond, of sapphire-a decep blue:
tthird, a chalcedony-a varied
; bat the fourth, emerald-a bright
geucolor; the fifth, sardonyx-a
heewas a casket of bitied gol;but
I have to aumounce that at the foot
of thisraiubow of heaven i be-isa bx
tlis b of r
tlis 0ba ac Los- I irm:w
of rIll .i Ow 11 flow ' I
that colored ilis c : n the gre.
the freshness of His grace: in the
violv-t, H1is humeility ill ta11 Ltvt
of beaty the- bend, o, hli< id
arm1 of l0ov" 0wm N tu l te -Ar
But m.id willt I fold vqm: at ilhe
beginin,:u:d what 1 tll .u ajih
eks-hdnone hui Nodh's- -11milY
inl th ark aw h l:bo.:md th::t
iv th ose who-c are at la'tin Cril'
shall. dliscovc r i. :l)!uld t,!i glorlies )
cannot Se% the 1kindom of God.
A STORY OF THE WAR
--Talking abc ut fl: war'." :'aid my
a1she., fron: his pipe nfh,:4al
gazed in the iire. -theii s ne inci
dent connecte(d with i. which will
haunt Ime to !my Lrv.:t'c.
He paused a m('maellt, mid thieni
answered my look of inquiry as fol
"It was in 'ti.in Virginia.and three
us had left the camp on a foraging
expedition. I rememb..r it was a
beautiful night-a full moon in
eloudless sky-not a very favoraleh'
nght for the work we had in hand.
which was simply the getting of a
bushel or two of green corni from a
field which was closely watched.
-But we were .successf'ul, tnd were
on our return trip to the camp whe(Un
we were attracted by noisl, as oi
some one walking, in an old-abanule
ed barn by the road.ide.
"There had been spies about. and
we were suspicious. SO We palused
in tle road and listened.
-Presently a man appeared in the
doorway. A glance sufficed it) show
that lie was a Unidonl soldi.c . Ic
did not1 appear' to see us. bet 'stood
with foldted amgzing11 upon the(
clear and beautiful sky. Then lie
walked forth. barl'healid. and stood
with his back to us. still gazing on
"-A spy!' was the exclamation of
my comr-ades. 'Lot's startle hin
with a bullet.'
"'I'll just lire for fun,' 'and not to
hit him.' and suiting the action to
the word, raised my rile and blazed
"I never could tell just how it hap
pened-God knows I didn't aim to
kill him-but as my rile rang out,
on the still night air I saw the dust
fly from his coat of blue: then he
turned suddenly and faced us-tfhen
-fell on his face in the road.
"We hurried to his side.but he was
dead. Some cursed fate had guided
my bullet to his heart, and all that
we could do for him now was to
bury him there by the roadside.
"There were no papers on his per
son by which he could be identified.
We found only alittle testamnent with
the initials, -J. H.' on the fly leaf,the
picture of a woman yong and beau
tiful, in a gol locket, and a ring with~
the same initials, 'J. H:' engraved on
Blackman paused a moment. and
put his hand over his eyes, as if to
shut out a paiful vision.
"Do you know," hie said, after h(e
had remained silent for several nonU -
utes, "that I can't get away from the
meogy of the thing? I never walk
aogaroad but that the scene comes
back to me, and I hear the crack of
the rifle: see him turn in the road
and face me, then fail to his dleath:
and somehow, I have a premonition
that my death will be as suddlen as
his was, and will come when I least
He left me abruptly and retired to
his room. I little thought that his
words would be verified and that I
would never see him again in life.
He left early the next morning for
his home in Mississippi. A teh>
gram that his plantation was in dan
ger of being submerged by the
floods hastened his departure.
Only a week afterward I read this
announcement in a New Orleans
"News of the terrible dirowning of
Mr. -.-Blackman and his only
daughter has just reached this place.
It seem that his little girl had been
playing near the river, which had r'is
en to within twenty yards of the
house. Mir. Blackman and his wife
were busy packing up, preparatory
to removal out of the r'each of the
advancing waters, and the little one
had slipped away from them una
wares. They did not know of the
danger she was in until, alarmed by
her screams, her father ruished out,
only to see her struggling ini the wa
ter. He phumged in to save her, and
both were drowned.
II was pained anid siu'prised by the
mournful newvs, and instantly recall
ed the forebodings Blackman had
imparted to mec that memorable
night in the hotel.
He had foretold his death. Was. it
chanc-or fate. -F. L. STANTON.
The Assessed Value of'Witfe.
A recent opinion rendered by the
Viginia Court of Appeal, sh ows
that the law recogniz'es a graded val
uation of wives.
The complainant had sued for
damages for the loss of his wife,
who had been killed throuigh the
negligence of the defendants. On
the trial evidence tending to show
that the deceased b ta been a supe
ror wife was oft'ecJ, and. presuma
bly inthweneed by this, the jur'y gave
the comiplain1ant a verdict for .11000.
The defendants objected to proof as
to the char'acter of the wife, and ear
rid the issue to the highest court of
The tribunal holds that such evi
dence was perfectly proper as means
of estimating the damage suffered by
"If the c'haracter and conduct of
she wife." says the Court, "be such
that her death will cause but little
torrow,' suff'ering and mental anguish
to the husband, thien the fair anid
just proportion of the damages to beI
awarded by the jiury, will be measur
ed accordingly. But if on the eon
trar," the Court added, "the w~ife he
loving, tender and dutiful to her'
husband: thriftyv. in du striou s, eco
nomical and nrudent-as the evi.
dence in this ease pr'oved~ Mr's. Me
Connell to be-then he4r price is far
above rubies. and the loss of' uch a
wife, of such a helpmecet. of such in
fluence, of such a blessed aind potentt
ministry and comipanionlshipi, is a
proper clement of ud~:iges to be
cosidred by the jury in 11xim:~ the
sol~tium to beC awarded to iil hus
band for tearing her from his heart
and home.''-Buffa'lo Saturday Ti
A TALK WIT- CAPT. TL.MAN.
He ~ G ives ' eportr soIIe' of lii vi. e f
the Pei-, -was in A:
' i . 9 * to 11!.- cO i
M'r. Ti lhu-ru. who is au en iu:i: :
a inran. a d shor e . :
]fl (nwt II< the politivs o-f ihm!
:I tira n k n who wHsel'ei
himhin (1tuuphIg thn (aI. He -m
fe ,ed itat Col. Y -. .. h li
farer.: d Ir. n v y. .li
-Thinther is nidx't re -uion b''ie
s . o i to i i . ire.
ae bot a!t and on ot C.:-l
(1ran wil ao Ed t : ie al
Iny phi. orm. T ll Alla ino
to , Spitar poto. n iskt' themlo.
oinet to spkf, tco, i I an IW Iwre.
caonine mr. Tehihi.
"Whait do yon thlinlk cf lolb's <k.
feat ill AlabaaL:" I nlic.,t 2u asked the
farier, for your vallidacy and
Kolb's is cons. ide-red( ;,I the am
110on wa;s: --I see no" a 1::(g beten
Ure fand Kolb's candslacy, for e
ranas the F;'naears' * acecni
d. out an ouil. and I do not cn -
sider mayself a canidateii o, the A!
lince-, for I advised t A Uliance not
to uler politie. :a I asked tiem!cr
not to tae any i on a mi oraiir
zation in my bethalf.t
-Wnelwho nominatad you th 1e
--WhyV the peoplo, r." course" hie
answer -m w Al0(le
meet. All classs of people were
invited to the r mven ionlb og
ciSe thre were a nutr oTi arm
ers hlr. In fact you ocanot d ll
meetin, in Caro rt t bnving
The laers in.
Mr. Tiluan hen sai tha lhe
hpdtwo or th"ree, more1T :11didates
-woul nteI"r the rave for Governor:
the gwe as his a for that deire
that. all coul not thpn.-pek at4 it
Sarmn meStad that woold give
Some]( Of them (, imee0A to geNt a
As to the cry o wan divisionamong
tIe Carolina Democrats, wr. Tilhuau
said that was all noinsense. r of a
a imnnueDemocrat. anid -will
abide b hv~the Demlocratic Conive-ntion.
The only truth of any division is
betwe thu e Democrats and the ring
The onl1vly toi that is weorryin
i.)r Tlnan, he Sae uo in he labor of
the canvas; but h intends going
around the Staty with the crowd as
lotg as he cair cow Iwllsa. h
A-Do you intend to answer Col.Bat
er'sope tter in de. o
manaemen o the knows Mof Andy
Boawr tof kgiuh'e?"e nt lt
"hI willeytor knowsi alecuville
hisponerdso the rig. ho says he
hallyeouan m reotfrmally paig ti
pron the tae uo his chdyfance.
for is euletion.t wy." as r
Uplmn Nifrthoewillie me da freen
v ot and wit Mar. outewilar Whe
rngstert inCarsnton. Teyware
alradg hsrd body Ias Ithink wI
tilkineg thateir up.idIrenlieeatil
dohit A v anheatwsw.te ih
StwR. SAThet ~mEA RThechl
Sur eilnouth oetr was o i Ieat-eart
on the nieft Side. ti etislf'
tatoE avery viatkows r ondyh
he daolctor, as w call so itat
hsnceearthi ond was rgt bie.afek
Ias ntonr n whe lighiet
etiallyoad ealhysiin fareaknd. Ineis
on te ht ide of th ryvfraee
of is buit tae earttht.a
oU ort soiitewrihtr sidry Men
thens aimanrance ajostds heatd
oe frakm ie efu hs rightnside
man whSeart was rit M. tewat
bt oly(io a ubyeae, inocentof
colecingth txe his forther in cox
parnis Hoever Mas motert gill
hinklfeinredat the hldenefit area
cationds. the a waon theh
sident dro Uie oke
0Of inuthe he qikl.ol r
Mtwr. Teatw xays: echl
"Te nogthere as to hearlCt-book
anth lefnde but it et iuts life'
Thooe dtor wxas cled riand M
wife says tat schol lookredo hm
willastanderuard ovenihe grae to
tmanihood it physician fa any near
cme to hcim' and craaed the porivlg
kilfn exm.n h er htba
ouThre isaono theh sae Men's
Butysl thisurance1 aginto objctedi'
Jo Sreat. The trusedMtoinueta
mnwhosei heart owash riht. It was
to isuche ol oaere ase Io nowg
owin'the a hld was bornh wlie coi
erton the r al Ardean m hi hevc
and the wro cCie cryng side.
00 ithe three.ana) hmpo
c"Thedcsued aonainntto tome byoo
akit ae btiold sto~ agaito tuh of
at. bho io to e xmie asia 'e. tha
wie as hat whering hmuiseig h
wltaend guad ofever in gre mto
ong e up. ut tIgi won' mindo
ha '4t much i1r.li!av it odb of any ben
"eilo sc.i'ence ill teach te dotorsb
'how toe cut upt ie peopile witout
"Thr of anss ofthe onm nahe
Cfiilhas myselflthough noikin to me, Mr
wo avnc his peesrton thetriht si.
That('. Tis onl oterail vaey plan
talkhere a child wasbon wthhi
s-h1t of rile Trial-4 TieV SlffW!, i" Ilt
( zar's Empire.
an'ords a striling1l cxam'pl of 'e
comp11licated d'i-diie, f I.
in Ruissia. sys th o,- i
Alaw'x stadent ofJwihe .:'
mladle 1,vr his properIty w Klel'z!n
sisting of Iouse and land. to las %wife
in her ow;n righit. hatLfl th- noitury
publi. rfused to legali VI nth1V
gtoun that tLe wife. who was also
of the JewisL.h fith. 1a 1. r ight to
acquire landed propeurty Ini
T1h imattr went to court. and it
was dcd that. although a Jew
)osessing a diploma of either of I he
three learned d(egr(-es had the right
to reside inl all parts of the empire,
amI ill virtue (f such right might a(
<1uire property in the district of his
resjile. yet this right io a1-uire
propercy was the result of an excep
tio.n to the law granted i favor of the
Jewish doctor or master oi law or arts.
as the Case might be, individually,
and was 1 not connaiiluniiCalc to his wife
The decision was uplheld au of
iir-med on appeal to the Senate at
SL Pectersburg. Possibly we shall
s;oon lear of the wives and familis
of 1ussian Jews not having the right
to r.-ide with their husbands and
fathers in districts where the stand
,rd of their education gives them
SAVED BY TRANSFUSION.
The lood of a Man Introduced Into the
Veins ofa Wonen Gii ing Per Life.
LiuZi Cunningham. a young shop
girl. was -o1und unconsciouS in e
on the morning of January G. Beside
herlay her friend. Mary Fallon, a
Se'amlistress, dead. The unlighted
"as jet was wide open and the room
a full of gas. Miss Gmuingham
was taken iii a comatose condition to
th New York Hospital. She falle
to rally after reeivig the usual
tre atenIit. so on Jaiuary T her piysi
'ian ldecid(ed' to try tle transfusiu of
In twOperatis fIoriy oUnmes Of
blood. poisoned by the iLhaled gas.
had beIe drawn from her. Amos L.
Lincolu, a big. healthy telegraph
lileiall. under treatnent for a mus
cular affection of it" arms. volun
teered to give the blood needed to
till her veins. About twenty-five
I ounces were drawn from his right
arm into a baisin containing phosphate
of sodla: which was intended to keep
the blood from coagulating.
A little rubber ipe termiunantig
in a glass tube was atW;1 tched to the
bottom of the vesselwich:s eleva
ted several feet above the girl's body.
The glass end of the tube wat insert
ed in the radial artery in her wrist,
and Amos Lincoln's blood was let
into her veins. Miss Cunningham
remained unconscious until January
9. She then revived enough to speak
a little, but soon sank back into un
consciousness, from which she was
re-vived during the next four days
only occasionally and with great diff
On the 1:3th she begani to show
symptoms of inmprovemient, although
her body was totally paralyzed and
her mind was inaetive and clouded.
IThe paralysis continued until Feb
uary 1. when MIiss Cunningham be
gan sitting up in b)ed and occasionaly
leaving it. She continued to conva
lesees lowly, and a few days ago was
sent~home with only a slight halt in
her gait and a general stiffness of her
movements to tell of her narrowv es
cape from death. Dr-. Robert F.
Weir. the attending physician, said
that despite the unusual lengt h *and
strenuousness of her struggle for
life she was just about as sound a's
ever in mind and bodyv.-Ne w York
REPUBL:CAN.S AT SFA
It Looks as Though they Could nont Aree
,on aI Fed:-ral Election Law
W\ASrrGOvo. June 12.--The Re
publicans in the Sena'te aind House
are still at sea as tow heerit' iLs good
policy for themi to pass I Federal
election law. After their ~n :<ernce
in tr-ying to caucus over theI question.
it begins to look as though they
would fail altogether unless Mr.
Reed takes the miatter in his own
hands. Thus far everything that
has been done of general importance
has been accomiplished by an exhibi
tion of nerve on Mr. Reed's part.
When they have got into on1 inextri
cable tangle he has cut the knot :md
gathered up the loose ends of the
web in his own Iirm hand. There is
no doubt that Mr. Reed feels that the
imnmediate future of the party depends
upon their passinig a general Fed
ral election law, which they hiave~
been agitating at their conventions
for a number of y-ears. At the same
time, if anything is doneli he wants
to be complete and. a'etive. A
half-way~ m:asure would1 be worse
than nothing. He does not favor
the Rov;ell bill. but there :s a strong
Western contingent whiich~ does ifavor~
i~and which winl rather have no( ile'
islation than to pass the Lodge billIt
is believed by the advocexdes of ihis
more conservative' meatsure that it
can~ he adxoptedl in auus. If it
shouild be.1 it is proble that' the
Radicals would he indifi'erent as to
its passage. aind an. adj'oulirnet
might Iid the bill unalcted upon.
The delay of actio by th euus
warrants the assumtifhon. ta the
conservative elementi is s51 Sttog
in the party, for' it 1s certinl tha't thme
Radicals woudhl stiat once if for a
mionent they got control. If h
speaker deteie .ha 111 Radca
bil ust pass. whether 01 no. ?is
past record justilles the belie that
he will succeed. The silver (uti'don
hung in caucus just ablouit as this;
mjatter now hanugs, and Mr. Reed
took theC hit in his teeth. The bill
has passed the House without anyV
Camnhibalis.m in Egyvpt.
Losnvo, Jun~e 12.-The zmost zip
palling accounts are received of the
sufferings of the people in Upper
Egypt and along the .wene o1f the
expedition for the relief of Gordon.
It is said tha t the ihb lits dr*iven
desperate by s.tari non, feed on
echi (other. wh iall kids (. ani
l sought fory fo. The wriec
pole ligzt win each oda 111 r 1 ml 11
sels, and1 hund reds are p.eriing'
daily. Fihure of of erop is sid to
cause this5 awful isery though1 the
wars in wvhich British amb1 ition for'
teritory hasi pomiendy aiue
cu sing the iailure of the. lerops. lu
ded it is said that imo:,t c;' the iumle
poulation left the d'astahl d re
1ion w ihot santIiint mn !:dOsr to
FARMERS AND SCHOOLS.
A a'ohited Arl!cie From a Lcading South
.n~e ild theshii'. I wrh. o
. :. 1 e1 heC-L in the devel
p t I I r . 14 1itulrar rsource.
I1' :e :e;ienxuo farmiers an~id
do, 711.110 11on mrineret In
i i ubje of elidcation.
I. W r mur farms Vll
. !hu poor adkvantage. if the p:rt
nee-ssary is not "ivnj to the intellee
tuil cuilir iioil inprovonent of our
Then are hat few nisfortune S
more f oll of evil to :y coiiunity
than the a- enft o '. leuationaltrain
in-. The f-.anier makes a great
m itake. who allows his children to
grow up without sueh mental train
ig and snehi 'pnend e0ducation as
will fit them. at least. for the practi
cal duties of life.
It occurs to nw that we are not
gi1ing propr at tention to those de
mands in1 the ruI1- distiits. In the
asenIce oschools, many cYhildren
-are put upon th"n mmiity as illit
eraItes. who bm ai hurden to so
eit ald the _1 I ' Weh n1 ot make
these boys and "il-. y trainig and
educaion, god citi . useful to
themselves and1(l L(ehiul to the State?
Many men excuse th-mseles from
the duties necessar- to maintain a
neighborhood school. by putting the
onus upon the State. Tho State, say
they, has undertaken the education
of its children and they feel them
selves relieved. The question is not
as to the undertaking of the duties.
as much as its discharge. Are the
advantages for an education in our
country districts fully up to the de
mands of the commnities? If n ot
is it not the duty of eitizens of such
communities: to begin at once to
remedy these defects!
No man -I believos our country'
schools are what they ought to be.
nor what they might 1'e, under prop
er efiort and proper interest. In
many seeuon of the Site our
schools are not couti uelger than
three or four mr.o.nLIths.
The amount paid I, not Sufficent
to warrant thl Me servicesof even F or
(inary teacher, and the limited time
of the school Cannot ' Ve Such il
struchon : wil rm-nm Wita lhe
child until the school opens again.
The lack 0 Lopetent tenehors is
of itselfs uI Int to iotrOy ti., i
Ciency of tlh instruction.iD wo1ld
seem. then t r hin.;
to do. in order to im rove the conu
try schools .s toav 'ete stando a
for teach~ers. Jj gto' tter tah
ers, however, it will b1essar to
pay better price., and to carni Uter
prices we must extendOt tiue of the
schools. At bst. lherefore. it would
appear !hr.t the lirst thing to do i4o
ralge means to extend the thn! of
the schools four to nine nontis. and
then all other possible advautages
If the State oamnot be induced to
extend the appropriat:.on sutlicient to
warrant the additional time for the
schools. then the farmers should
themselves and among themselves. by
voluntary asAcsseent. raise such
amounts as will be necessary to ex
tendi the time and estab~lish such
schools os the community may de
Some people make the mistake to
rely upon the pittance furnished by
the St'ite as suffielent for ordiniary
dema'nds, and excuse themselves
up)on th~e grtm~d of thle aid fis~~ h
edi by the Statc. orL demian more
aid fromi the Stat' rathaer than exer
cisec their i ght to a porsonal contri
bution to the duca'.tiona of their
children. Formerly the Stato diid
none of this w.ork and1 the parent
was left to do ill. The fact that
the State relieves th e'ctizenI of
about one-half ti. burden does not
at all excuse th citze from01 r
fully carrying' th Ate h+~( alf.
If farmer, all over Geoi and
the South. would only recogni te their
duties in this connectioni iifl go to
work, usin" the a'I of the Sae. as
far as it goes, and suplementinrg,
when this is exhausted, by ar'wing
upon their indivithudi p~ures for
the building of good andi c( fra
ble school-house-s and the minten
ance, in every commuity. of good
schools, our rmu-al hromes. wo.uld be
more cheerful and happy, our chil
dren wmda~l) be10more intelligenit, and
the country would take on a look of
thr-ift and gladness that would open
an era of p)rospecrity to the State.
I may have more to say upon coun
try schools in a subsequent number.
W. J. NoaTmmu.
Lonfgst reet's Old Soldiers.
General1James Longstreet has arriv
ed in St. Louis from Richmond, Va.,
where hte parricipated in the Lee
statume unveiling ceremtoies. In
talking freely of the treatment he re
eeived from his; old soldiers while in
Richmond the General said: -The
boys may misjudge mec and may mo
tive s r nd act~ions with their hecads,
bttheir hearts are ll right every
time. ould not .:ake a good deal
for my ex. rience T he old soldiers
cvered me ~ i Confede~rate flags
ceered me. er-dor mec. and
wrnm hand agi:nand again. One
olid num tOS whsrved under me is now
totllyblid. e si: -General..
I wi~il never see you a'gain in this
worldi. but I hope we'll I moot up yon
der wh'er we ~ ca lls I wont
to her umr('(' ouc' mre beftore
I die."(Gen.red Lo';' r**t was mu''ch
arTbted wille ~kn of.hi old com
intervewer wo, in his opunon.~ was
the bs aa'y ofiee in t (on
relied: -The b -i cav alrym'an on
either side w.as Je I tewrt.~ Heii
was thle greatest avalryv solier. I
think, the world evrknr
Dr. DanielI G.Drnto.1 who pres)id
ed at the btanqiuet tentdered to Walt~1
Whitnmu Saturda evenmg.~ ]' a sort
of universal geius.~ ' iman of abun
titiec) andlier tast'.?. I- 1a. -d
ls many branchie-s of larnin.an
in a1 controversy with C.ol.-iobr G3.
Ingersoll showed himseh' 0ou the 0e
eas~lio rferrd to more ih1m a1 match
for. that as1tt reasoner". -Wa 0d
eth loeraimako fdah
feahr ('rhas for :eueit.ato
ABRAHAM LINCOLN'S KIND HEART.
rhe Gentlest, Purest, and Noblest Charac
ter in I1cnan History.
.11o'~ai arie Of papo-rs on
fincoln, John E. Iemsburg says: In
routh, the meauest creature found in
iim a friend and if need be defender.
le wrote essays and made speeches
6gainst cruelty to animals, and sought
0 impresA upon his playmates' minds
he sacrediess of life. The same ten,
ier regard for the weak and unfortu
iate characterized his manhood. While
riding through a forest once with a
>artv of friends he saw a brood of
oung birds on the ground which a
torm had blown from their nest. He
lismounted from his horse, and after a
aborious search found the nest and
placed the birdlimgs snugly in their
ittlc home. When he reached his
ompanions and was chided by them
or his delarv. he said: "I could not
have slept to-night if I had not given
those birds to their mother."
In the social relations of life he was .
a most exemplary man. He was a de
voted husband. an indulging father, an
obliging neighbor. and a faithful friend.
Mrs. COl. Chapman, a lady who lived
for a time in his family, pays this
tribute to his private life: "Hie was all
that a husband, father, neighbor should
be, kind and affectionate to his wife and
child, and pleasant to all around him.
Never did -I hear him utter an unkind
word." "His devotion to his wife and
children." says George W. Julian, "was
as abiding anl unbounded as his love
The strong attachment always mnani
fested by him for his frieuds has often
been remarked. -Rich and poor, great
and humble, all were equally dear to
himu and alike the recipients of his re
gard and love. The Prince he treated
like a man, the humblest man he
treated like a Prince. Nothing in his
career exhibits the greatness and noble
ness of his character in a loftier degree
than the cordial and unaffected manner
at Washington, in the midst of wealth,
and splendor, and refinement, in
which lie was accustomed to receive
and entertain the plain uncultured
frieods of other days.
A giant in stature and a lion in
strength and courage, he possessed the
gentleness of a child and the tende
ness of a woman. The sufferin
even of a stranger, would fill his
with tears. and the death of a
would overwhehn him. In hi
ear his mother died, and fo
his heart was desolate and he
be consoled. In his 50th year
sister, a lovely, fragileAower,
blooming into womaan-Iood, dro
and died, and life seeiaed purpos
to him again. Of his four children,
two died while he was living-Eddie,
a fair-haired babe. and his beloved
Willie. When death took these hissor.
row was unutterable.
The ultimate death of his young
friend, the gallant Col. Ellsworth, at
Alexandria, anf the death of his life
long friend, the lamented Edwin F.
Baker, at Ball's-Bluff, were bl ws that
staggered him. At the death of his
good friend, Bowlin Greene, he was
chosef to deliver a funeral address.
When the hour arrived and he stepped
forward to perform the sacred task, his
eyes fell upon the coffin of his dead
friend and for a time he stood trans
fixed-helpless and speechless. The
:nlv tribute he could pay was a tribute
of his tears.
When he turned for the last time
from the bedside of the beautiful Ann
Rutledge, his betrothed, it was with a
broken heart and a mind dethroned
'"O: I can never be reconciled to have
the snow, the rain, and the storm beat
upon her grave," was the pitiful bur
den of his plaint for weeks. Reason..
after a timc returned, but his wonted
gladness never; and down throug~h all
Ehose eventful years to that fatal April
night when his own sweet life-blood
nowly oozed away, beneath thaut spark
ing surface of feigned mirth drifted
~he memnory and the agonies of that
At th~e commenemnent ofthe Southern
onlicet in pleading tones he said: 'We
are not enemies. but friends." And at
its close, notwithstanding all the cruel,
bitter anga'ish he had endured those
fog long years of fratricidal strife:
"'With malice toward none, with charity
for all," he died, and many a brave
The deep damnation of his taking
When Stonewall Jackson d'
toching tribute to his g
said: "Let us forget his
his fresh-made grave."
ness of the night en a
the peninsula he bent
trate form of ai dying
South, and, while the
down his furrowed
him with words of sy
the dim rays of a lante
from his lips a message
and sent: it by a flag oft
enemies' lines to be trans
The narration of his man
kindness and mercy while at
ton would fill a volume. He lo
rescue an erring soldier boy from
aws of death and fill a mother's e
with tears of joy. He loved to dispel
the clouds of sorrow from a wife's sad
heart and warm it with the sunshine of
happiness. He loved to take the child
of poverty upon his knee and plant
althin its little breast the seeds of eon
Iidence and hepe.
Glorious apostie of huma . . When
shall we look upon his like again? So
honest, so truthful, so just, so charita
ble, so loving, so mereiful! Law was
his God, justice his creed. and liberty
his heaven. It he sinned, mercy
prompted hinm. In the presence of
such a religion how contemptible your
puny theologians and their narrow
Born in a western wild, dying in a
Nation's Capital, its honored chief, en
shrined in th:e hea:rts of an admniring
word, Abraham Liueol a stamb;s to-day
the gentlest, purest, noblest character
in human history. Millenniums may'
pass away, unnutmbered geCnerations
come and go ereedts risc and fall, but
divne faith of freedom's martyr. am
faith based upon immut..ble law, eternal
justice, universai liberty, a faith formu
ated not i'n perishable words but in
immortal deedls. will live on through
all the year's to come, a torch of hope
to every son of toil.
i. Stay of Proceedings.
The St. Joseph (Mo.) Nces tells the
ollowing story: The judge of one of
St. Joseph's courts went to his home
:he other afternoon, and becoming ac
uainted with some flagrant net of his
F-vear-old bo', summoned the lad into
"Now, sir, take off y-our coat!'' he
;aid sternly. "I am going to give vou
wiping that vou will remember as
one as vou live.'
"If it'picase your honor," said the
bv. "we desire to ask for a stay of
roeeings in this case ur.tai wc~ ean
repare and 1i1e an apppieat)in for a
,hange of vernue to mother's court.
)r appcation will ba .me on the
>lef that this court has formed an
pinion regarding the guilt of the de
endant which can not be s:::ken by
videce, and is therefore not compe
nt to preide: in the case."
Stay granted, and boy allowed "0
ents for attoruey's fees.
.A new conitriva:yhng he-a applie(
watches eal;k~ d :a --antinnt r
tinder." A smia i diali I> set into th
'atch's face upon wih ente can 5
JUST LIKE WOMEN.
.x 'w. nn~o~c'n Strua:;1ie Over a Sim
pie T.rzgraph Me3nae
-ra y;i o'ngvr. They wer'e
)retiv and tyl1iv dressed. A. car
a to ath , Iourteeth street en
Taile' of Wiii.LrdIs HIotel. awaiting
heir pl1eas:ur e. It could only be Sup
)osed(i that teirV were in very distress
l fi 1nncial straits.
Ih1ev sat .:t a ta in the reception
'oom of Wil's, devising. concoct
Iu' an'(d iIstitutin a telegraph ines
a'ge to send to some friend. The elder
)ne did the writin- and scratching and
-ewritmw: which lised up six or seven
tern Union bfankis. The younger
nleae11 closely over the scrivener
--We will be there to-morrow.
That was what they wanted to say.
That was what they iid say in the very
.But," FiId the younger, "if we say
we are coing? -hioie we shall both
have to sign it."
Carrie and I will be there to-mor
That was thc r-eslIt of much men
tal effort spent in comiposing and
Much physic:al exertion spent in eras
'"1 guess that will do." said the
oungcr, and two seened to breathe
with that freedom which tells of great
"Hold on." said the elder. at the
"What?" asked the other.
--Carrie and I will be there to-mor
row." One, two, three, four, five, six.
seven-only seven words."
-Why we have to ray as much for
seven words as we do for ten."
Here was more dilicultv. It would
never do pay for ten words and send
only seven. That would be a reckless
ai wicked waste. 'ihey proposed
many ways to lengthen it, but each
time they talked of a new message on
their ingers they found they had either
too few or two many words.
-Psimw!" sait the younger one;
"why didn't. I think of it before? I
Have vou? Have vou?"
"-Why,of course!" Leave it just as
it is and add -Yours. very truly."'
If the young lady had had an inspir
ation she could not hare looked
prouder of it; and as for the older one.
she simply looked on the sweet face
before her as that of a wonderful be
'Carrie and I will be there to-mor
row. Yours, very truly," was the mes
sage that -went through some operators
bands yesterday afternoon.
ATTAR OF ROSES.
How It Is rrepared and How American
Roses Wasto Their Sweetness.
"Here y'are, gents! Here y'are!"
velled the street fakir. "Here v'are,
gents! The real genuine otter of roses,
right fresh from the otter. the only
living animal beside the musk-ox that
gives up perfume for the hankychif!
Here v'are! Otter of roses, fresh from
the otter! Five cents a bottle!"
A young mn:IrL in the crowd became
Seized with an idea, says the N.Y. Sun.
He went to the nearest drug store.
;How much is attar of roses a bot
tie?"l he asked of the druggist.
"It'll cost you $100 an ounce," said
the drug man. "-The genuine India
attar of roses is worth $100 an ounce."
"Got anv?" asked the visitor.
"Not to-day," said the drugist.
"We're are just out."
"What makes it cost so much?"
"Well, one reason is,'' replied the
druggist, "it takes 50,000 roses to
make a single ounce of attar. If you
can buy 50,000 roses for less than $100.
then maybe you can knock the price of
attar down. Attar of roses, young
man, an't milked out of cows." It is
made in India, although, if they only
know it, they' could make it just as
well in California. The sanm4 rose
grows there from which th attar is
distilled in India. I have seen huge
hedge-rows near Sam ona, in California,
so dense with these roses that the odor
from them, on a warm sultry day,
caused a felinz of peculiar faintness
and oppressioi to the passer-by. This
is the effect of the attar, which is dis
tilled by the heat andl moist air, and is
held suspended, as it were, in the at
"There is money in that cause of
faintness and indolence, but in this
country not only the sweetness, but
the great value of the flower, is wasted
on the desert air. In northern India
;he roses are regularly cultivated.
They are planted in rows in the fiels,
and require no particular care. When
they begin to bloom they are plucked
from the bushes before midday. The
work is done by women and children,
who seeir to regard it more as a pleas
ure than a pursuit of labor. The rose
leaves are distilled in twice their weight
of water, which is then drawn off into
open vessels. These are allowed to
stand over night, being covered up
with cloths to protect their contents
from dirt and insects. In the morn
ing the surface of ti.' water will be
covered with a thin oily film. This is
the rare attar of roses. It is skimmed
oil vwith at inue feather and dropped in
to vitals. This process is continued
daily until the roses cease to bloomn. I
don't see why any essenc or oil that
requires the distilling of 5' i roses
to till an ounce b)ottle hag' *t to
have a good price set u-' Mn't
you think so?"
The Late John Jacob Astor.
The following story. ilustrating the
Astor philosophy in m oney' matters. is
told of the late. John Jacob Astor, says
the N. Y. Eccningj Su, by. the m:an
who was the other attor in the scene.
"I went to Mr Astor. lhe said. "with
a business proposition wich demanded
an investnient of i$100.000 on his part.
Wal~ie lisiening to the putn he kept
groping and feeling about on the flool
for something ho seemed to have
dropp::d When I had tinishedi he said
readily: 'All right, go on with the
affair;"I'll furnish the money.' At that
instant a man entered to tell himu that
one of his buildings had just burned
"'That happens nearly ev'erv day,'
he said, with the utmost unconcern, and
went on feeling about with great care
for that something on the carpet.
"I finally asked him what he had
-'Why,' lie said, raising his head and
looking as woebegone as a small boy.
I dropped 10 cents here a few moments
go and I can't find it. if a man's
uildings buru down. they~ are gone
ud he can't help it and lhe is bound to
et themi go. But a mian who deliber
ttely thr.o'ws away 10 cents because he
von't take the t'triule to lindl it is net
o be for'giv'en.
A Stern Reatlity.
"You will flotce." said the manager
f th ecompany, as he stepped in front
f thei curtiu. 'that the~ pro'grammle
la eee the send and third
et.I' thi ca.s'l'here wil be no sup
ositioIa T!: e '. ferl f this
om:: na P'--ion of the
age. :a~ atiii l be about
even yei'r e can t.et the miat
The lira ron i mulcan, wvhich a
Sbeing bailn now, :s having put in an
udder v.eighi ng twet-twov tonie, the~ t: