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Strength for the day I humbly ask,
Faith in the coming morrow.
But not one drop of weal or wou
From future day, to borrow;
I'll trust the hand that mneliur')s out
My cup of joy or sorrow.
Strength for the fight I this day w me.
The victor's cro %n to wear it,
When wounded in the desperatC fI aY,
Courage I ask to bear it;
And Thou, dear Lord, to walk besile.
My day'smarc'h homue to share it.
And when the da is past anrl gone,
My grateful heart upswellibg,
A hymn of praise shalI joyful raise,
Thy love and goodness telling;
I'll waft it up beyond the stars.
Where all my hopes are dwelling.
And when the last hard fight is done,
And death comes to rel eve me,
Ltnot the hope which cheers me now
With mocking gleam deceive me;
But to Thyself. dear Lord, I pray
For Jesus sake, recEive me!
THE TAX COLLECTOR.
Tranformr.ton o0 a Family-Thi Mattb
BROOKLYN, Sept. 23.-Rev. Dr
Talmage, who is no v preparing to leav
Australia for Icdia on his rcuid th
world tour, has selected as the eubiae
for today's sermon thrcuzh the pres
"The Tax Collector's Ccnvertion," ft
text being taken from Luke x-x, 9
"This day is salvaticn come to thi
Zaecheus wac a poli:.ician and a tax
gatherer. He had an honest calling hr
the opportunity for "stealings" was s
large the temptation was too much fc
him. The Bible says he "was a sinner
-that Is, in the publi sense. Ho;
many fine men have been ruined by c
ficlal position! It is an awful thing fC
any man to seek cffice under govert
ment unless his principles of integrit
are deeply fixed. Many a man up:igh
in an lasignificant positioa has mad
shipwreck in a great one. As far as
can tell, in the city of Jerrich
this Zaccheus belonged to wha
might be called the "rmg'
They had things their own way, success
fully avoiding exposure, it by no othe
way perhaps by hiring somebody t
break in and steal the vouchers. No'
-withstanding his bad reputation, there
were streaks of good about him, as ther
are about almost every man. Gold i
found in quarts, and sometime in a var
Jesus was coming to town. The psc
ple turned out en masse to see har
Here he comes, the Lord of glory, o
foot, dust covered and road weary, limp
ing along the "vay, carrymg the griet
and woes of the world. He looks to b
60 years of 9ge when he is only about 3
Zsecheus was a short man and cou
not see over the people's heads whil
standing on the ground, so he got u:
into a sycamore tree that swung its art
clear over the road. Jesus advance
amid the-wild excitemtnt of the surgin
o-cd. The most honorable and popu
lar men of the city are looking on an
trying to gain his attention. Jesus, in
stead of regarding them, looks up at th
little man in the tree and says: "Zsc
chens come down. I am going hom
with you." Everybody was disguste
to think that Chrnst would go home wit
so dishonorable a man.
I see Christ entering the frontdoor c
the house of Ztccteus. The king o
heaven and earth sits down, and ashb
looks around on the place and the fami':
he pronounces the benediction of th
text. "This dayis salvation come to thi
Zaccheus had mounted the sycamor
tree out of mere fnquisitiveness. H
wanted to see how this stranger looke'
-the color of his eyes, the length of hi
hair, the contour of his features, ti
height of his stature. "C ame down,'
And so many people in this day ge
up into the tree of curiosity or specula
tion to see Christ. They ask a thousanl
queer questions about his divinity, abon
God's sovereignty and the eternal de
cres. They speculate and criticise an<
hang onto the outside limb of a grea
sycamore. But they must come dowi
frothat if they want to besaved. Wi
cannot be saved as philosophers, but a
little children. You cannot go to hea9
by way of Athens, but by way of Beth
lehem. Why be perplexed about ti
way sin came into the world when th<
get question is how shad we get sui
drve out of our hearts.
How many spend their time in criti
cism and religious speculation! The'
take the rose of Sharon or the lily of thi
valley, pull out the anther, scatter thn
corolla and say, "Is that the beautifil
flower of religion that you ar e talkmn:
about?" No flower is beautitul after yoi
have torn it all to pieces. The path ti
heaven is so plain that a fool need nol
make any mistake about it, and yet met
stop and cavil. Suppose that, going to
ward the Pacific slope, I had resolve:
thatlwould stop untillI could kill al
the grizzly bears and panthers on eithe
side of the way. I would never havi
got to the Padific coast. When I wen1
out to hunt the grizzly bear, the gr'al:
bear would have come out to hunt me
Here is a plain road to heaven. Mer
Bay they will not take a step on it unti
they can make game of all thre theoriei
that-bark and growl at them from thn
thickets. They forget the fact that, al
they go out to hunt the theory, the theo
ry comes out to hunt them, and so thej
perish. We must receive the kingdou
of heaven in simplicity.
William Pennington was one of thn
wisest men of this country-a governo
of his own state and afterward speake:
of the house of representatives. Yet
when Gdcalled him tobea Christian
he went in and sat down among somi
children who were applying for churci
membership, and he said to his pastor
"Tak to me just as you do to tbesi
children, for Iganow nothing about it.'
There is no need of bothermng curselve~
about mysteries when there are so manJ
things that are plain. Dr. Ludlow, mi
professor in the theologIcal semninery
taught me a lesson I have never forgot
ten. While putting a variety of ques
tions to him that were perplexing hn
turned upon me, somewhat in sternnes!
but more in love and said, "Me. Tal
mage you will haye to let God knov
some things you do't' We tear on
hands on the spines of the cactus instea<
of feasting our eye on its tropical bloom
A great company of people now si
swinging themselves on the sycamori
tree of their pride, and I cry to you
"Zachens, come down! Come dow:
Out of your pride, ont of your inquisi
tiveness, out of your speculation. Yo:
cannot ride into the gate of heaven witi
coach and four, postilion ahead ani
lackey behind. 'Except ye become al
little children, ye cannot enter the king
doi of God.' God has chosen the weal
things of the world to confound thE
mighty. Zwecheus, come down, come
I notice that this tax gatherer accom
panied his surrender to Christ with thE
restoration of property that did not be
long to him. Be says, "If I have taker
anything by false scousation I restori
fourfold"-that is, if' I have taxed an'
men for $10,000 when he had only $5.00(
'worth of property and put it in my owi
pocket the tax for the last $5,000 I wil
restore to him fourfold. If I took fron
him $10, I will give him $40. If I tool
from him $40, I will give him $160.
ben sert to Wahi'oton during the past
f w yCar i8 "c.r:science money." I
Suppose that mioneV wa sect by men
who waited to b, Chrietans. bit fouad
ti'fv co'dL ut'il they made restitu
ton. T are is no need of cur trying to
c-ame to Chn's as long as we keep frau
dotentl a doilar or a farthing in our
porsrsen tat belongs to another. Sup
ose yvou bsvr not money enough to pay
N ou- db' s, ano for the a sike of detraud
yrg ycur credi:rs you put your property
in ycu: wife's name. You might
tkl isda ot judgment for
p!rdou bu t V r -u1 i no )t get I wIth
cut t'rat ma-'o restuuen. Il tunes
of prosperitv ie r.ht, against a rainy
diy. to as t- p:'pertv to you- wife,
but if, lo time of pernx'ty aid for ths
s.Le of f auv sc-ur creditOrs, you
make -uc-! asqgement, you become a
cu' prit brt 'r God, and you mav as well
s'op p:aying until you have mtde resti
tution. 0: suppos). one man 1)5.ns an
other mooncy on bond or mortgage, with
t'o understanding that the mortga-e can
ii qu.et for several years, but as soon
as the mortgage is s:vea commences
Forecicsur-t-.he shetiff mcunts the auc
tion blek, and tha property is struck
down at half prici, and the mortgagee
buys it in. The mortgagee started to
5 get the property at half price and is a
e thief and a robber. Uutil he makes
res itu in there is no mere for him.
You say: "I cannot make restitu
ion. T.e parties whom I swindled are
Cone." Tben I says, "Take the money
u) to the American Bible society and
consecrate it to Gd." Zicoheus was
wise when he disgorged his unrighteous
gains, and it was his first step in the
The way bemse clear. Christ walked
int - the house ot Z icchens. He becomes
r a d:fforent mar; his wife a different wo
man; the children are diff.erent. 01, it
make a g-reat change in any house when
' Christ comes into it! How many beauti
ful homes are represented among you!
There are p!ctures on the wall, thera is
music in the drawing room and luxuries
in the wardroba. and a tall eupply in the
V pantry. Even if you were half asleep
t there is one word with which I could
wake you, and thrill you througa and
through, and that word is "home!"
There are also houses of sufiermg repre
sented in which there are neither pictures
t cor wardrobe nor adornment-only one
room, and a plain cot, or a bunk in a cr
ner. Yet it is the place where your loved
r ones dwell, and your whole nature tin
D gles with satisfaction when you think of
it and call it home. Though the world
may scoff at us and pursue us and all the
day we be tossed about at eventide, we
sail into the harbor of home. Though
7 there be no rest for us in the busy world,
and we go trudging about, bearing bur.
dens that well nigh crush us. there is a
reluge, and it hath an easy chair in which
we may'sit, and a lounge were we may
lie, and a serenity of peace in which we
may repose, and that refute is home.
5 The Eaglish soldiers, sitting on the walls
) around Sevastopol, one night heard a
comnanV of musicians playing "Home,
5 Sweet Home," and it is said that the
) whole army broke out m sobs and wail
ing greart was their homesicknsas. God
3 pity the poor,p:iserable wretch who has
1 no home!
Now, suppose Christ should come
into your house. First the wife and the
. mother would feel his presence. Reli
C gion almost alway begins there, It is
easier for woman to become Christians
than for us men. They do not fight so
against God. I: wom ma tempted man
originally away from holiness, now she
tempis him back. She may not make
fany muss about it, but some how every
fbody in the house knows that there is a
change in the wife and mother. She
chides the children more aently. Her
face sometimes lights up with an n
earthly glow. She goes into some un
occupied room for a little while, anid the
Chusband goes not after her nor asks her
why she was there. He knows without
Iasking that she has been praying. The
husband notices that her face is brighter
than on the day when, years ago, they
stoodf at the inarriage altar, and he
knows that Jesus has been putting upon
her brow a wreath sweeter than the
orange blossoms. She puts the children
to bed, not satisfied with the formal
prayer that they once offered, but she
lingers now and tells them of Jesus
Iwho blessed little children and of the
good place where they all hope to be at
last. And then she kisses them good
night with something that the child feels
to be a heavenly benediction- -a some
thing that shall hold on to the boy after
he has become a man 40 or 50 years
of agre, for there is something in a good,
loying, Christian mother's kiss that 50
years ca-mot wipe off the cheek.
Now the husband is distressed and
annoyed and almost vexed. If she
would only speak to him he would "blow
her up." He does not like to say any
thing about it, but he knows that she
has a hope that he has not and a peace
that he has not. He knows that, dying
as he now is, he cannot go to the same
place. He cannot stand it any longer.
Some Sunday night as'they sit in church
side by side the iaods of his soul break
forth. He wants to pray, bat does not
know how. He hides his face, lest some
of his worldly friends see him, but God's
spirit arcuses him, melts him, over
whelms him. And they go home-hus
band and wife-in silenco, until they
get to their room, when he cries out,
"Oh, pray for me!" And they kneel
down. They cannot speak. The words
will not come. But God does not want
any words. He looks down and answers
sob and groan ad outgushing tender
ness. That night they do not sleep any
for talking of all the years wasted and of
that Saviour who ceased not to call. Be
fore morning they have laid their plans
for a newl:fe. Morning comes. Father
and mother descend from the bedroom.
The children do not know what is the
matter. They never saw father with a
Bible in his hand before. He says,
"Come, children, I want you all to sit
down while we read and pray." The
children look at each other and are al
most disposed to laugh, but they see
their parents are in deep earnest. It is
a abort chapter that the father reads
He is a good reader at other times, but
now he does not get on much. He sees
so much to linger. His voice trembles.
Everyting is so strangely new to him.
They kneel-that is, the father and mo
ther do, but the children come down one
by one. They do not know that they
must. It is some time before they all
get down. The sentences, are broken.
The phrases are a little ungrammatical.
The prayer begins abruptly and ends ab
ruptly; but, as far as I can understand
what they mean, it is about this: "0
Saviour help us! We do not know how
to pray. Teach us. Wo~ cannot live
any longer in the way we have been lii
mg. We start today for heaven. Help
us to take these cnildren along with us.
Forgive us for all the past. Strengthen
us for all the future. And when the jour
ney is over take us where Jesus is and
where the lIttle habe is that we lost.
Amen!" It ended very abruptly, but
the angels came out and leaned so far
ovr to listen they would have fallen off
the battlement but for a stroke of their
wings, and cried: "Hark, hark! 3ehold,
Tnat night there is a rap at the bed
room door. "Who is there?" cries the
farther. It is the oldest child. "What
is the matter? Are you sick?" "No; I
want to be saved." Only a littie while,
and all three children are brought into
the kingdom of God. And there is great
Ijoy in the houss. Years pass on. The
telegraph goes click, click! What is the
news fising ovr the country? "Come
home. Father is dying!" The children
Some too late for the train, take a car
riage S-ross the c )untry. They atand
around the dying bed of the father. The
oldest son upholds the mother, and
says: "Don't cry, mother I will take
care of you." Tie parting blessing is
given. N long admomtion, for he has,
through years, been saying to his chil
dren all he bad to say to them. It is a
plain "goodby," an1 the rema'k, "1
kuow you w-l1 all be kind tio your nio
ther," and all is over.
Life's duty done, as sinks the clay,
Light from its load, the spirit lies,
White heaven and earth combine to say,
How bless'd the righteous when he dies.
A whole Nmnilv saved forever! If the
dIeuge c mi they are alt in the ark-fa
ther, mother, sons, daughter. Together
on earth, together in heaven. Vht.
makes it so? Explain it. Z t.ccheu ono
dtv t ok Jesus home with htm. Tiat ls
ail. S.lva'.ion came to that hou ;e.
What sound Is it I hear tonight? It is
Jesus knockng at the d )r o your hous.
Behold a stranger at the door!
He gently knooks, has knocked before.
If ycu looked out of your window and
saw me going up your tront steps, you
would not wait, but go yourself to opea
the door. Will you keep Jesus stand.
ing on the outside, his locks wet with
the dews of the night? This day is siv.t
tion come to thy heu-e. The great wait
of your house is not a new carpet or cost
lier pictures or richer furniture-it is
Up to 40 years men work themseives;
after that, for their chaildern. Now,
what do you propose to leave tnem.
Nothing but dollar? Alas, what an in
heritanct! It is likely to b3 a curse tha-1
a blessing. Your own common sense
and observAt.on tell you that money,
without the divine blessing, is a curse.
You must son leave voar children.
Your shoulders are no' so strong as they
were, and you know that they will soon
have to carry their own ourdens. Your
e 'esight is not so clear as once.
They will soon have to pick out their
o gn way. Your arm is not so mighty
as once. Tney will soon havj to filh t
their owa battles. Oh, let it not be told
on 'udgnent day that you let yor fami
ly start without the only safeguard-the
religion of Christ! Giva yourself no rest
until your children are the sons and
daughters of the Lord Almighty. Your
son does just as you do. He tries to walk
like you and to talk like you. The dan ;h
ter imitates the mother. Alas, if father
and mother miss heaven, the children
will 01, let Jeaus come into your house!
Do not bolt the hall door, the parlor
door or the kitchen d)or or the bedroom
door against him. Above all, do not
bolt your heart.
Build your altar tonight. Take the
family Bible lying on the parlor table.
Call together as many of family as may
be awake. Read a chapter, and then, if
you can think of nothing else besides the
Lord's Prayer, say that. That wil do.
Eleaven will have begu'i in your house.
You can put your head on your pillow,
feeling that, whether you wake up in this
world or the next, all is well. In that
great, ponderous book of the judgment,
where are recorded all the important
events of the earth, you will rea:1 at last
the statement that t4is was the day
when salvatioa cams into your house.
Oh, Zecheus, come down, come down!
Jesusis passing b-!
A COWARDLY SHOOTINi3.
A Nowaboy Danzerously Sh't by
COLUMBIA, S. C., Sept. 27.-Julius
J. Henry, a Union News boy, whose
home is at Seneca, was shot and danger
ously wounded near the Union Depot
yesterday morning. The shooting was
brutal and uncalled for and1 if the guilty
man is found the law ought to deal with
About 11 o'olock in the morning an
excursion train from Greenwood and
points between here and there arrived
in the city on its way to Cbarleston. It
was sidetracked just E st of the depot to
await the arrival of the train on the
South Carolina Road before leavmng the
city. There were about 200 people on
the train, all from the small to v as this
side of Greenwaa~d. A good many of
them were tough customers and liqior
Henry, who is about 17 years old, and
who wanted to earn some money far
himself, secured a basket of fruit from
the News Company and went into one
of the excursion cars to sell it, not think
ing that there would be any trouble. It
seems that a man named John R. Skurry
from Chpoell's, had bought the privilege
to sell truits and refreshments on the
train and he wa~s angered at the boy
getting on the car. He abused Henry
and st' od in the doorway to prevent the
boy getting out, saying that he was go
ig to take Henry on to Charleston.
The train started to move. Henry
puhed through the doorway and at
tempted to get off the car. Skurry
called to those standing around to help
themselves to the fruit mn the basket.
Part of the crowd tried to get some
of the fruit and the boy grabbed at the
hat of a man. Henry got off' the trian
all right, although Skurry pulled a pis
tol and tried to shoot the boy, bat was
prevented from doing so. Henry walked
away and was goIng around the end of
a c>.r when he was fired at from the plat
form of a car, a distance of about a car
length. The ball entered the left cheek
bone, and lodged above the roof of the
mouth, between the nostrils.
The foregoing is the story told by
Henry and is corroborated by several
witnesses to the affair.
Henry was then taken to the oflice of
Dr. A. B. Knowlton, on Gervais street,
and was attended to. The bullet was
probed for and was located and extract
ed by Dr. Knowlton and Dc. T. B.
Owens. Dr, Knowlton says he cannot
say what will be the result of the wound
as infammation may ensue.
Policemen Bolton and Steele ar
rested a young white man named T. A.
Carson, who is trom Edgefield County,
along the line of the Columbia and
Greenville Road. Carson was pointed
out by several men as the man who did
the shooting. It is said that as soon as
e ired the shot he ran back into the
car and disposed of his pistol. No
weapon was found on him when arrested.
Carson would not talk to a reporter,
but it is stated that he denies doing the
shooting. hae is a young man about 22
year. Some of his friends stayed in the
city with him try to procure bail. Car
son was taken before Trial Justics Stack
and was committed to jail, without be
ing allowed bond, to await the result of
The shooting was cowardly. The
bal went staright Into the left cheek,
showing that the boy was not watching
the wouldbe assassi when the shot was
fired. Several men on the train threat
ended to shoot Henry if they had pistols.
The boy may have been impertinent,
but there is no evidence that he even at
tempted to defend himself when he got
off the car before he was shot. While he
was getting off several men kicked him.
Henry saw the man who shot him and
the description he gave of the person
tallies with that of Carson. Henry was
too badly wounded to attend the Trial
Justice Court. Two or three witnesses
will swear that Carson did the shooting.
Henry says that Skurry did not do it,
but Skurry may be arrested when he
comes back through here.
Since the foregoing was written Jus
tice Stack has granted bail to Carson
in the sum of $500 and it was furnished,
the bond being signed by three responsi
A cream or tartar nainmg powder
Highest. of all in leavening strength.-La
test United States Government Fcad Re
Royal Baking Powder Company,
106 Wall St., N. Y.
THIRTEEN YEARS A FUGITIVE.
HL.wa~te, an ex-Wetther Bureau Msr,
A rre-stf d.
NEW YORK, Sept. 27.-Capt. llenry
W. Howgate, formerly Chief of the
Weather Bareau in Washington, D. C.
and who has been a fugitive from jus
tice since the winter of 1880 81, was ar
rested at 10 o'clock in Ninth street be
twEen Broadway and Fourth avnue, by
Detective A. L. Drummond of this city,
acting for J. S-erling Morton, Secreta
ry of Agriculture at Washington.
1iowgate was not only chief, but dis
bursing officer of the Weather Bureiu.
His embezzlements, forgeries and lar
cenies, it is alleged, aggregated $370,C00
a! least. Uie was an c.ier of the rega
tar army and being a genial, whol- -
sualed man, bad hosts of friends.
There are seven indictments hanging
over Ho wgate, eaN'ai containing a num
ber of rounts.
Howgate was arrested in 1881, bat
escaped from an officer who had him in
charge on a visit to his home. He dis
appeared and has not since been seen
and identified by any United States
officer. He was known to have left
Washington with a woman not bis wife
He had a family at that time. He now
has a daughter who lives at Newbury
port. Mass. The woman with whom
he fled from Washington has long since
left him. Howgate was, when he left
Washington, an active, black haired
man in the prime of life. He is now
60 years old, bent and broken, with gray
hair and beard. Though the United
States ofiers have been hunting all
over the United States for Howgate
he has been living quietly here in New
York city as a dealer in second hand
books. His place of business was at
No. 80 Fourth avenue in a basement.
He has had cards printed bearing the
name of "Harry Williams," and by that
name he has for years been known to
the book trade of this and other cities.
Horgate's cards announced that he
deals in old magazines, reviews and
periodicals. His residence was at No.
195 West Tenth street, where he had
"bachelor lodgings" and kept a large
amount of stock for his store.
Detectives huntel the continent over
for Howgate, but without success.
Four months ago Drummond learned
that Howgate was in the book business
in the city of Brooklyn. A systematic
hunt of all the book stores in the two
cities was made. It was believed that
he was an employe, as no bookseller
named Howgate was known to the
trade. Whenever any of Drammond's
agents learned that a man resembling
Howgate in appearance had been found
in a book store that employee was
shadowed. His acquatatance was
formed and his private life fathomed
A week ago Drummond tried the
plan or haunting book sale auction
rooms. It was a happy thought. A
lerk from the War Department in
Washington, who knew Howgate made
the rounds of the book auction rooms
every day. On Monday the clerk saw
Howgate enter an auction room on
Broadway near Tenth street. Txhe.clerk
was not certain, ho wever, e-s Ho wgate
From a man weighing up wards of
93 pounds, he has grown to be a dried
p old man of about 143 pounds. T he
cerk went again to the book sale on
uesday and entered into conversation
wth Howgate. From Howgate's
manner of speaking the clerk was cer
tain that he stood before the fugitive
at last. Drummond took the midnight
train for Washington on Tuesday and
esterday got a bench warrant from
Judge Bingham o' the Supreme Court.
He returned this morning. When
11owgate was arrested, he remarked
uietly: "I know when 1 am beaten."
The detective and his prisoner got on
oard a Fourth avenue car and went to
he Federal building. United States
Cmmissioner Shields turned the case
ver to United States Commissioner
Alexander. United States District
Attorney Wallace McFarlane appeared
for tne government. Howgate had no
ounsel. Howgate was arraigned on
he nominal charge, made in the Wash -
ngton indictments in 1879, of obtaining
2,500 on a forged receipt from H. D.
Sawyer in July, 1879.
"You understand this charge Y' asked
"Oh, yes," said Howgate, with a fee
ble smile. "It is one of the old series I
"This," said the Commissioner, "is an
application to hold you in order that a
warrant may be obtained from a Unit-1
d States District Jultge, so that you
may be taken to Washington. Do you1
emand an examination ?"1
"No, no. I waive an examination
ad I admit my identity," said the old
man. "There is no object in delay."
"Bail is fixed at $10,002." said the
"Tnere is another charge," said Unit
d States District Attorney McFarlane,
here is another charge of embezzling
the sum of S31.C'3."
"Same bail tired for that, S10.C 2,"
said the Commissioner.]
Howgate said he could not give bailI
nd was taken to Ludlow Street Jail, (
ending advices from Washington.
AppOmattox or So~rrender.
WAsmxNGTox, Sept. 27.--The indig-i
nation which is said to be felt in Virgi'nia
over the change in the name oi the post
office at Appomattox court house trom t
Appomattox to Sarrender has not msni-1
easted itself in the form of communica-r
ions to the Postoflige Department, and
the oflicials there are inclined to think]
that there is no'.hing substantial in it.
t was said at the department tcda?
that the new name was suggested by the
ostmaster, w~ho is a near relative oft
eneral Rosser, the noted Virginian,
not yet reconstructed, and other cit'zens<
f the hamlet of Appomattox court 1
house. Some time ago, by reason of
the burning of the court house and other
buildings at this historic place, a station
on the railroad eeveral miles away was
designated Appomattox b:/ the depart
ment. Th:s did not prove satisfactory
to the people, who bad been im the habit
of getting their mail at the old stand and
they asked that they again be given pos
tal facilities, WheQn the question of a
suitable name zame up, the department t
was asked to adopt the name of Sni-ren-t
der. in view of ths fact that the peti
tion contained the names of some oi the
most prominent people of that vicinity,
the change was made, and nothing more
was thought about it until the recentC
clamor aross in Virginia. The chances
re that the name Surrender will stand, ~
anless the people of the village go back ~
n their former decision and unite in a ,j
plea for another namne.--New York y
OW TH EY FIGHT IN THE EAST.
The Cin'c i.nd J.Tpaveie Vezewis Circi- d
A ren Einch O -her.
LONDoN, S3pt. 27.-The Times te
morrow morning will publisi a dis
patch from its correspondent at Che
Foo, who sends an accourt of the naval
battle at Yala.furnisbed by a naval of
fiier who was present. The account is
main ly a repetition of previous reports,
but adds that concussion of the first
dis-harge of the guns of the Ting Yuen
threw crvhody off the bridge of ttie
ship. The Jrnenese ships appeared in
column of divisiOns, the lines ahead of
the divisons beimg dispospd abeam.
Coming closer they tried to form a line
The Chinese ships started in sections
line abreast at a rate of seven knots an
hour. As they cams nearer the Jap
anese appeared to form in quarter line,
to which the Chinese replied by turning
two points to the starboard, thus keep
ing their bows toward the enemy. Ap
proacning within 4,4Q yards the whole
Japanese lieet seemed to turn eight
points to poit, thereby forming a single
line ahead and, steaming across the
Chinese line, turned its btarbord wing.
The Chinese were unable to keep
pace with the enemy and endeavored
ta follow their movements by keeping
bow on them cs the Japanese ships,
circled around, maintaiuing the while
a heavy bombardment. The Japanese
fleet that Ikept in the thick of the dight
consisted of six ships of the Yuen
The Japanese ships, having complet
<d one circle bauled off to a distance
of eignt hundred yards and went
through an evolution with the object
of separating irto two divisions, the
first consisting of seven of their- best
known and swifist cruisers and the
second of five inferior ships, which
shoOd off some distance. The battle
thus arranged itseif into two groups,
four Chinese cruisers becoming en
gaged with the second division, while
two ironclads, the Chen Yuen and Ting
Yuen, attacked the firstdivison.
The fighting in the second divison
was irregular and d:llibult to follow. It
ended in the Japanese disappeariug in
the dirertion of Hai Young Tar. The
[irst Japanese divison carried oa the
tight with the ironclads by circling
round at a distance of 4,500 yards.
The Chen Yuen and Ting Yuen kept
together, following the enemy's move
mennt in a sm ailer circle, tne whole
evolution taking a spiral form. O.ca
nionally the distance between the op
posing ships was reduced to 2,0) yards,
and once to 1,200 yards.
The Japanese aimed at keepiog a long
istance away so as to avail themselves
)f their superio- -eed and make the
most of their uqi firing guns, which
vastly excelled the Chinese guns.
Mhe obiect of the Chinese wes to come
,o close quarters so as to use their slow
aring guns of la-rge calibre with full ef
The firing continued between the
Chinese iron clads and the Japanese 1st
livision until nearly 5 o'clock in the af
ernoon. Tne quick firing guns gave
the latter an immense advantage scat
tering showers of splinters, oncasional
y setting the Chinese ships on fire and
iddling everything that was not pro
Lected by armor.
During the action one of the smaller
Jananese ships was seen with her pro
peller out of water and her bow nearly
alnder. Another waq seen to be on fire
3nveloped in flames aTid apparently
The Yoshino and Man.ushima were
urning tierce!y, the former, after re
3iving two shots each from the Ting
Yaen and Chen Y uen, was enveloped
in a cloud of white smoke, which lay
deavily on the water and comnpletely
3*vered the ships.
The Chinese vessels waited for the
:louds to clear and got their port guns
ready, but before the Yoshino got visi
bLe their lire was diverted by a Japa
aese vessel of the Matsushima tyne,
which came on at a distance of 2,200
Fards on the port quarter. The guns
:hat were laid for the Y osnino were
bred at the new comner, with the result
:biat she began to return. Whether
:hese three Japanese ships received
:nortal injury Is uncertain.
In the latter part of the battle ,the
Cinese ironclads ran short of comm on
ihell and continued the action with
steel shot. This was effective as the
Tapanese vessels had no armor. The
;wo ironclads fired one hundred and
ilnety-seven rounds with twelve-inch
Ians, and two hundred and sixty-three
-ounds with six-inch guns.
About 4 o'clock the Ting Yuen was
>adly on fire forward, the smoke imped
ng the working of the fore turret. Be
ore 5 o'clock the Japanese had ceased
icing and the distance between the
ieets was rapidly increasing.
In regard to the conclusions to be
l ra wn from the battle it may be said
he Chinese battle ships proved formi
lable. The Chines Ironclads stood
~he battering of the heavy, quick-li ring
iuns admirably. Their upper strue:
Ire were severely damaged but not a
ihot penetrated a vital part.
A bullet protection of the twelve inch
runs was most effective, very fe w men
>eing wounded within the barbettes.
L'he basrbette turrets were as intact at
:er tha action as before. Tnis fact,
iowever, coupled with the fact that
he six Inch guns at both ends of the
lhips which wei e only slightly protect
Id were also undamaged, seems to in
licate that the destructive effect was
!ane to the enormous number of project
Ie from the quick liring guns rather
tan to the skilled direction of the
The mare avers of the Japanese first
livisions excited great admiration.
!aking advantage of their s; sed and
he long range of their guns, they &
lays kept at the distance that suited
hem, maintaining perfect order
hroughout the fight, attempting noth
ng sensational and never coming
ithin destructive range of the heavi
ATLANTA, Sept. 21.-Will Meyers'
rrest has been accomplished, and an
liirer of the law is now on his way from
incinnat1, bringing the fugitive baick to
he scene of' the late tragedy, where
Forest L. Crowley met his death is a
onely spot, near this city, at the hands
>f unknown parties, the circumstancas
arrounding which strongly point to the
ugiti as principal in the bloody oflair.
Che story of the arrest of Meyers is told
n the following special f~om Cincinnati
o The Constitution, received since mid
ight: William Meyers, charged with
he murder of Forest L. Crowley, the
!ealthy stockmnan at Atlanta, was ar
ested here at 1 o'clcek. The nolice
ound Meyers at the Indiana house, on
Nifth siteet, between Elm and Race,
ith $25 on his person. He is held for
be Atlauta authorities. Meyers had his
tair dyed in C ovington before crossing
o Gincinnati. lHe admits knwing all
,bout the murder, but muether than to
leny his own guilt, he refuses to talk.
le has consented to go hack to Atlanta
vithout requisition papers.
Barnea the rattents.
W A isAw, Sept. 25.-Sixty houses in
he city of Bleski in the district of
Calish, Russian Poland, where the
hoera is making fearful ravages,
vere set on fire last night and comn
iletely destroyed. A number of in
natce of these housui who were suffer
ng from the dread disease and were
00 weak to make any effort to save
hemselves were burned to death.
SENA TOIL Teller of Colorado stil
ingers, reluctant to say farewell, but
ot wholly at ease within the Republi
an Party. He announced recently that
e would stay "until the party shall
11y itself absolutely with the gold
tandard." "Then" he declared, "I stall
art with that party, not to go to the
'opulists, but to some other party
rhich will secure the free coinage of
I means so much more than
you imagine-senous and
fatal diseases result from
trifling ailments neglected.
0Don't play with Nature's
If you are feeling
out of sorts weak
Sand generally ex
d can't ork,
begin at oncetak
C ttg the most relia
one own's c roop Bit
ters. A few bot
Ss ettes cure-bnefit
FAit es from the
onstpa tion , aBnl d n
Malaria, Nervous ailments
Get only the gnuine-it has crossed red
ties on the wrapper. All others are sub
stitutes. On ricCnt f two 2C. stamps we
will send set of aien teautful World's
Fair Views and book-free.
BROWN CHEMICAL CO. BALTIMORSE, MD.
CITIZENS OF CLARENDON
You have gione through two years
of the gatest deprivation, and now
there are certain goods you are co-m
pelled to buy.
The prospects are for a better crop
than you have had for four years,
and we trust you are in a condi
"We have bought, an unusually
l rgcndinte, to C.31
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ute truse by buigSeat ags, fried
hadecstomersing Cforendton, butles.I
our aenofried ow-aday s
)ica yoods wie nivesa Schsoanw
wil ThlpS you. Com and TryAS
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