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RELIGIOUS AND EDUCATIONAL.
?What Heaven wills, can novor bo
?One ot tho brightest students at
Cambridge Vs blind.
?Ono of vjo hardest things for man
to do is to o-i'u up that be is as moan as
God says ho is.?Ham's Horn.
?A Hebrew convert to Christianity
is laboring with success among tho
thirty thousand resident .lews of Jeru?
?Ho who would bo credited with real
faith must have such works as will
rightly illustrate it. His assertion will
go for nothing without this.
?Tho board of trustees of tho new
Chicago Univorsity has been organized
with E. Nelson Hlako as president, and
a number of other prominent Chicago
business men as members.
?Tho graduating class of Hryn Mawr
havo given ?100 as a nucleus for an educa?
tional loan fund to help needy students.
It is boned that this fund will ho suffi?
ciently increased to bo put in uso by
?Truo repontanco consists in tho
heart boing broken for sin and broken
from sin. Somo often repent, yet novor
reform; they resemble a man traveling
a dangerous path who frequently stops
and starts, but novor turns back.
?Tho estimate of tho number of
Christians in Ceylon Is from 9 to 10 por
cent, of tho total population, as follows:
Total population, 2,000,000; Humanists,
220,000; Anglicans, 25,000; Prosbyter
ians, 14,000; Wcsleyans, 33,000; Baptists,
8,000. Total of Christians, 200.000.
?Thero has been a very romarkablo'
incrcaso in tho number of Catholic
churchs in this country in the last ton
years. A recent issue of the Catholic Mir?
ror states that tho dedication of newly
erected churches is an event of wookly
occurrence in tho arch-diocese of Balti?
more, and that the same activity is ob?
servable in other Catholic dioceses.?N.
?Nothing In tho world is so destruc?
tive of tho true oducationalsplrit as for
school officials to cease being appointed
upon grounds of Illness as instructors and
to obtain thoh* places by political pre
? forment. At the very moment such ap?
pointments are made either in the
teaching or supervisory departments, at
that moment dry-rot at tacks the whole
oducational system of the Stale.?Bal?
?Tho number of students in the Uni- I
vorsity of Grolfswald this summer I
semester is H02, being the largest mini- \
her over on its books. Of these 431 are
Btudents of medicine. 274 of theology,
93 of philosophy and 05 of law, while 24
are allowed to attend particular lectures
without having matriculated in any fac?
ulty. At Erlangen the number of stu?
dents is 1,013, being the first timo it has
oxcoodod 1,000. The theological faculty
used to be tho most numerously attend?
ed, but this year medicine heads tho
list. At Marburg there are 1.00:? stu?
dents, this boing also the first timo the
number of 1,000 lias been exceeded.
There arc 2C.) students in the medical
??Experience is good if not bought
?A man never forgets how good he is
to othora.?Atchison ('lobe.
?Tho Corner-Stone of Philosophy.?
If you can t havo what you want, don't
?Blessed is tho man who at40has tho
firo of 20 and tho peace of TO together in
his soul.?Phillips Brooks.
?Mrs. Grundy: One. of these days tho
real "old family servant" will be exhib?
ited at tho dime museum.
?No ono need expect to prevent
earthquakes by building cities in the
neighborhood of volcanoes.?Goethe.
? "lias your girl a keen sense of tho
ridiculous'.'"' "Yes, she.laughs all tho
timo I run with her."?Detroit Freo
?There is a field for scientific Inquiry
in the fact that the more brains a man
has tho larger his head isn't. ? Washing?
?She?Hul you must have some dis?
advantages at Harvard! He ?No; Iho
faculty has just been abolished. ?Har?
? ,,Papa," said a talkative little girl,
"am 1 made of dust?'' "No, my child.
If you were you would dry up once in a
? If there is any thing more interest?
ing in lifo thaii doing nothing, it is
watching another person hard at work.
? Yet ho who means nobleness, tho' ho
misses his chosen aim, can not fail to
bringdown a precious quarry from tho
clouds.?Margaro Fuller Ossoli.
?"Going camping out this year?"
"No. 1 camped out last year." "Why
don't you camp out this year'.'" "1 jusl
told you! I camped out last year!'' ?
? Polite Passenger?Pardon me, sir!
Can I sit down in this seat'.' Our Sour
hoy?Well, 1 presume you can if you try
hard enough. I didn't havo any trouble.
j ?"Must you go out again to-night?"
asked tho Sand Flat. "Yes, I must,"
answered tho Tide; "and when I como
in I'll bo full. .See?" "High sea," was
the sad answer.?Puck.
? "It was the next thing to a railroad
accident that deprived mo of my lover,"
eaid Miss Antic. "My back hair fell off
and bo know that I had deceived him."
?'Those misplaced switches aro droadful
<?Not a day passes over tho earth but
men and women of no note do
Lgrcat deeds, speak groat words
and sulTor noblo sorrows. Of theso
obscure heroes, philosophers and mar?
tyrs, tho great part will never bo known
.till that hour when many that woro
great shall bo small, and tho small
?Lifo is periodic. It is made up of
cycles, of grand currents that swoop all
around and then come back again. It
angels go out, it is only that archangels
qjaay come in. Thoro arojtransciont, back
ward eddies in tho stream, but tho gon
oral current is onward, if only wo our
solves will koep truo, and prove stoad
fast. All who live know life is a con
filet; it may also bo a victory.?Emor
he best place in the
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We have a corps of salesmen and clerks that
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Parties desiring information in the matter ot
investments, great or small, will do well to call on
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IAL ESTATE CO
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Auction sale of valuable building lots in -
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Wednesday, Oct. 15, 1890.
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TEN MILLIONS OF DOLLARS HAVE BEEN INVESTED.
Next year 0,000 men will be employed, and more than 93.000,000 paid out
for wages in this city. Our population must soon be 30,000 people.
NEWPORT NEWS SUCCEEDS BECAUSE IT IS A SUCCESS.
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