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VOLUME V. LAKE PROVIDENCE, EAST CARROLL PARISH, LA., SATURDAY, OCTOBER 8, 1892. NO.1.
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UJSEFUL BiUFFERINUS s*
There
The Price Pald by Cbret fir the the h
edomption ft KnHaind. that t,
_ _ gar
man I
It Was as Oteet Lessn tha at At the thing
Centuries tah avte aeped I ms awh
Net LeIts l es a a Bat ti
Test or IMte Less. and
n ess
The following discourse, selectd by hrt
Rev. T. DeWitt Talmage from those doe demo
livered during his Egrdpean tour, is noc
given for pe i this week by his Amer- I I
-- -lmslrm The texti: of
AI b dn Chrit to est.--Lbs ,sLv.. M an I
There have been scholars who bsve Th
ventured the assertion than the to de
of our Lord were unneesay. In their
It was a shocking waste of tears sad a
blood and agony, unless some great Ja
end were to be reached. If m can it w
prove that no good result comes of it, b
then the character of God is Im
peached,and the universe must stanad
abhorrent and denuelatory st the exit
fact that the Father allowed the tuw
butchery of His only begotte Bon. We bant
all admire the bravoe diz d10
hundred described by T den
nyson as dashig into the eolict we
when they knew they muas die, sad r
knew at the same time that "saomdbee
had blander'd;" but we are abhorrent and
of the man who made the bldr tend th
who caused the seorioe t thewe brava e
men for no use. But I shabl show yo, dN
if the Lord will help me this mornig, N
that for good reasons Christ went ii
through the torture. In other worde, NI
"It behooved Christ to suffer." ti
1. In the irst place I rmmark, that bd
Christ's I eertions ware neessaty, be- od
cause man's roescm was an imposal
bility exaept by the payment of some
great sacridee. Outraged law had
thundered against Iniquity. Man aet
die unless a substitute ea intercept only
that death. Let Gabriel step forth. Plka
He refuses Let Miha, the arh- sin
angel, step forth. lie refuses No The
Roman citizen, no Athenian, so Co. was
Inthian, no reformer, no angel olmn- And
teered. Christ then bared His heart to Sr
the pang. He paid for our redemption the
in tears and blood, and wounded feet, i t
and scourged shoulders, and tor st
brow. "It is doene." Heave an
and earth heard the snap M
of the prison bar. Sinai ceased to t
quake with wrath the moment that will
Calvary began to rok in rciction. big
Christ had suffered. "Oh" says sme of I
man, "I don't like that doctrine of sub- a
stitation; let every man bear his own it
burdens, and weep his own ttars, and I'
ight his own battles" Why, my O
brother, there is vicarious h saering il t w
over the world. Did not your psarents
suffer for you? Do you not suffer are
sometimes for your children? Does not
the patriot suffer for his country? Did
not Orasee Darling suffer for the drown- shoo
nlg sailors? Vicariou suffering on all L
sidesa But how Insigtteant compared Hi
with this scene o vicarious suferingl th
Was Is steries It I si omes cl
Bs seames qe ahe t ss anti
Amul-s ro p a ~* e the
.ad love beyead d asses.
Christ must saier to pay the price of
ear redemptie. ab
But I remark again: The sufering se
of Christ were neOesar in er that A
the world's sympathies might be
aroused. Men are won to the right O
and good through their sympathies ha
The world must feel aright before it l
can set aright. So tlet arcs was al- .
lowed to be lifted that the world's ym- le
pathies might be aroused. Men who as(
have been obdurated by the cruelties G
they have eeacted, by the maacres a
they bare instlted, by the borrors eof
which they have been guilty have be- A
come little ehildren in the resence of al
this dying Saviour. What the sword r
could not do, what Juggeraauts could
not subdue, the wounded hand of a
Christ has accompliashed. There are
this moment m.lllk e of people held tr,
under the spell of that one encrifea kit
The hammers that etruak the spikes '
into the cross have broken the rocky ~
heart of the world Nothing but the gie
agonesof a Saviour's death three could Ow
rouse the world's symptihs.
I remark again: "It behooved Chri ad
to r er," tht the strength ad per
sistece of the Divine love might be
demostrater. Wuas It the app u eof
the world that indauced Cbrist on tht
crumde from Reatven? Why, and the h
auniverse at His feet. Could the one- a
quest of this insigrntifant phanet ban vehs
aid i taforlis eueu of ltJ, iti
7 been a mere matter ac appluse? C
1 tbso honors of Heaven sur
ig 'at His feet. WouJ yaour
queen give u hbher throne tt ashe
rmight rle ~rrahe tre in Africa
dtle a d Jesu Christ, on the
our p If It wer aes m atter of _
applause la# e bslammatea Nor was
ISte msYteke auderitken *e' as
seematlut of vest wnalth what
' eena4tsheaeeah thaameneds
Se *hn, f
teentloel tha, e m d .a , t
abrte as stapr beis ino d, M
Meneds wtisb It -- Zt m .- ,prt w
tern; tabt liften eid the *ee
ara ags th at t eth t'e
Love d sw ea a reag 'P**wa a
lsb e Y** as * * a* *u* i b
,The,~&.e s~qese. ,eb e* n
et ear must ,ier It d a " -
sole, wayside talk e il e ianw
view, al thee   Mia , e. tb it
m euringst of His sEath, he**1
enatrovewsy at uS r eat lingst awth m
eod has jeamne with *m.ndem sa1e
seestigaoathLssw ju
Christ to ser" that the nature of hu- have
man guilt might be demonstrated. any I
There is not a common-sense man in Go
the house to-day that will not admit and
that the machinery of society if out of swe
gear, that the human mind sad the hu- 0,
man heart are disorganized, that some- the I
thing ought to be done, and done right amp]
away for its repair and readjustment. in i
But the height, and depth, and lengthb, foal
and breadth, and hate, and reckless- long
ness, san infernal energy of the human fuL
heart for sin would not have been has
demonstrated if against the holy and brin
Innocent One of the Cross t worn
had not been hurled in one bolt high
of fire. Christ was not the first the'
man that had been put to death. chaf
There had been many before Him put Ii
to death, bat they had their whims, who
their follies, their sins, their incosiist- you
ecies. But when the mob outside of scow
Jerusalem howled at the Son of God, han
it was hate against goodness, it was u a
blasphemy against virtue; it was earth amp
against Heaven. What was it in that your
Inocent and loving face of Christ that "Fa
excited the vituperation sad the con- dona
tamely and scorn of men? If He had pali
bantered them to come on, if He had behe
laughed them into derision, itf He had mil
denounced them as the vagabonds they Itr.
were, we could understand their fe- 8
rocity: but it was against inoffensive- are
nsMs that they brandished their spears cla
and shook their ists, and ground their you
teeth, and howled, and scofed, and nns
jeered, and mocked. Whatevil had He S
done? Whose ey'-sight had He putout? as I
None; but He had given vision to the Lo
blind. Whose child bad He slain? stil
None, but He .restored the dead dam- den
el to her mother. What law bad He stri
brokes? Nose; but He had ineulated onl;
obedience to government What foel wa
bot had He emated against the happi- eoc
Saes of the rmew None; He had oeme to of (
Save a world. The only eruelty He the
ever enacted was to heal the sick. The fro
t only ostentation He ever. di- "It
. played was to sit with publiesas and tic
Ssinurs, and wash the disciples' feet en(
o The only selfishness he ever exhibited 8
was to give His life for His enemies. dos
And yet, all the wrath of the world fan
o surged against His hol holy heart Hear the
the red-hot saorns of the world hissing Yo
in the pools of a Saviour's blood! And wI
a standing there to-dy, let us see what th
a an unreasonable, loathosme, hateful, bal
p blasting, damning thing is the iniquity the
of the human heart Unloosed, what th
i will not sin do? It will scale any pal
e height, it will fathom the very depth brr
Sof hell, it will revel in all lascivious- go
. mes. There is no blasphemy ha
a it will not utter, there we
d are no cruelties on which it will not be
gorge itself. It will wallow in filth, u
SIt will breathe the air of charnel Al
s houses of corruption, and call them ac
Saroma; it will quaff the blood of im- be
- mortal souls and call it nectar. When He
d mrdered Christ on the cross, t It
Sshowed what t would do with the thi
jl Lord God Almighty it could get at inl
d Him. The prophet had declared-I in
think it was Jeremiah-had declared
etnturies before, the truth, but not "I
until sin shot out its forked tongae at pa
the rucifixion and tossed its sting into tn
the soul of a martyred Jesus was it es
illustrated that "the heart is deceitful
above all things, and desperately
Swicked."
a Again: "It behooves Christ to suf
Sfoer" that our affdction might be ex
t cited Christward. Why, sirs, the be
Shavior of our Lord has stirred the af- or
t feetons of all those who have ever a
heard of it It has hung the art gal- to
iorles of the world with such plotures
Sas Ghirlandajo's "Worship of the Magi," p
s Giotto's "Baptism of Christ." Hol- pr
mad Hunt's "Christ in the Temple," ct
" Titoret's 'Agony in the Garden," al
Angelo's "Cruelfixion," and it ha a
ealled out Handel's "Messiah," and in
rung sweetest chimesin Young's '"Night sa
Thoughts," and illed the psalmody of c
the world with the penitential notes of h
e sorrow and the hosannas of Christian a
o triumph. Show me any other aI
'king who has so many subjects. d
SWhat is the most potent name to-day a
in the United States, in France, in En- b
gland, in Sootland, in Ireland? Jesus. i
id Other kings have had many subjects, v
bat whre is the king who has omany A
at dmtrnl r subjeets as Christ? Show me a i
regiment of a thousand men in their +
army, and I will show yo a battalio p
of ten thousad menin Christ's ary. n
YI Show mein history where on. man a
Shas ven his property sad his life for a
ayone elms, ad I will show you in u
Shistory hundreds and thousands of a
imen who inve h oheerflly died that
SChrist might reign. Aye, thee are a
Shundred men in this house who, if need e
Swere, woukld step out iad die for Jesus.
e Their faith may now seem to be ifaint,
smi ad somaretimes they asy be taeoa"
s aokstt bat let the ares of martyrdom
Sbe kine, how thom into the pit,
eaearthmm with poisoaoms serpenta,
a tea, a a ths te, acrmh tbem,
wh ad I wll tal you wht their lut ery~
haw e3 be: "Come, Lord Jeme eame
5f yes the Lred Jesus has won the '
ed atie s o  ay of ma There are
Ssm a of mona sayI this mesl:. "Lrd
Le Jes, my lIghtesd my song y hope
ad Matnsget qir My meal
tse s ,remawbe wbi u Ies-. Then asi
to me m. fome, htu se w~ her Came
Sf se osome death, s - na e sd i
egm e wb ag wrh E4e. agesLad
Japs~n . arnt I here
Sfl hom(Thy u**se, bleed
1p Ilb . Ia so soeine
depba d bom seamlprden
mith IweMW Abeiteuse* ithi . If
weat I s at s t tithy- uw. It I had
bat ashwrin I wad s Ithi Thy '
- mouse, asr w'm elatr Thy S..
s I aemee--k 'It blaed
- te er_ . weli might
asir- I sehm had, C dIWIs. h.pde all
t.J he copsgtpsmh H is V omms. eand
putoi qufosesmesPe emdaned all ont
mYth waP Bseigha$.Y i wled the roeks
md Id Gorpt ept Uip as'aurs he
pi cImtmiEraewes As as Se
have called hin re-enforcement or taken
any thmderbolt from the armory of
God Omniapotent and hurled it sething
and fiery among His foes; but he an
swered not again. ditia
0, my hearersa has there ever been in nr
the history of the world such an ex- wno
Sample of eandaring patience as we find anal
in the cross? Some of you suffer phye- t
ical distresses, some of you have life- exist
long ailments, and they make you fret. time
fuL Sometimes you think that God Moja
Shas given you a cup too deep and toc and
I brimming. Sometimes you see the they
t world laughing and romping on the
I highways of life, and you look out of mo
t the window while seated in invalid's
. chair. bef
t I want to show you this moIning one alar
who had worse pains in the had than
you have ever bha, whose back was P
f scourged, who was wounded in the thot
, hands and wounded in the feet, and o
s suffered all over; and I want that ex.
b ample to make you more enduring in
t your suffering, and to make you ay: and
t "Father, not my will, but Thina be
- done." You never have had any bodily not
a pain that equaled Christ's torture. "It the
d behooved Christ to suffer," that He thet
d might show you how physically to suf- ,_
t fer. one
I- Some of you are persecuted. There boal
Sare those who hate you They eriti
a else you They would be glad to se stm
r you stumble sad fall. They have done one
Saunaecountable meannesses toward you. d
le Sometimes you feel angry. You feel b
t? as if you would like to retort. Stop! bay
te Look at the closed lips, look at the
i? still band, look at the beautiful m
a- demeanor of your Lord. Struck, not the
e striking back again. Oh! If you could beh
Id only appreciate what He endured in the ten
1l way of persecution you never would
- eomplain of persecution. The words aY
to of Christ would be your words: "Fa
le ther, if it be possible, let this cup pas o
eo from me! but if not, Thy will be done." yes
a- "It behooved Christ to suffer" perseeu- T
id tion that He might show you how to are
it. endure persecution. the
ad Some of you are bereft. It is no ran- hoe
. doma remark, because there is hardly a a
Id family here that has not passed under int
sr the shadow. You have been bereft..
ag Your house s a different place from sr
ad what it used to be. The same furniture, pl
at the same books, the same pictures, the
al, but there has been a voice hushed the
ty there. The face that used to light up t
at the whole dwelling has vanished. The the
sy pattering of the other feet does not the
th break up the lonliness. The wave has pi
as- gone over your soul, and you dui
my have sometimes thought what you
we would tell Him when He comes di
ot back; but then the thought has flashed
tb, upon you, He will never come back! thi
Tel Ahl my brother, my sister, Christ heasau
sm sounded all that depth. Jesus of the a
m- bereft soul is here to-day. Behold Him!
en He knows who is to weep at the tombh .
it It seems to me as if all the storms of
he the world's sorrow were compressed
at into one sob, and that sob were uttered he
-I in two words: "Jesus wept." er
ed I close my sermon with a doxology: thi
tot "Blessing, and glory, and honor, and thi
at power be unto Him that sitteth upon su
[to the throne, and unto the Lamb, for- m
it ever. Amen, and Amen!" th,
ely CORRECTING CHILDREN. ea
di4
f- whether br Eod or br aesa shtlould as
ex- Do*e Bealy sad Careftllv.
be- "Spare the rod and spoil the child" is h
af- one of the most venerable of maxims,
ser and, if true, some one has a great deal
ul- to answer for, .in the way of spoiled hr
res children. There has of late been a
dl," good deal of discussion in the public I
[ol- prints upon the subject of punishing r
e," children. To spank or not to spank, to de
n." apply the switch or to use moral sua
has sion, to wield the Slipper or to dissolve P
and into tears and to plead with unruly off- C
rht spring, to hang them up until their
of courage has died out, so to speak, and
s of bas left them docile, or to shut them in d
an cellars, attics or dark cloetst-these
her and scores of other methods have been h
eta. discussed until it would seem that the
day entire subject must be worn thread- le
En- bare. And yet the infant disobeys, e
us. is rebellions, restive, defiant, perhaps
eta, violent, and something must be done.
ay As a rule in these cases, the long-sufer
ela ing parent endures and waits, hopes
air the child will do better and postpones
Lion punishment until, sisrmed at some
my. new outbreak, pstienee gives wy;
an and whether it be switch, rattan,
for shingle, slipper or dulting-eloth, it
Sin matters little, the blows fall like rain
Sof on the omnder, and continue, uas a rule,
Uhat until the whipper stops from sheer ex
rs hsaustion of body and spirit. And be
ame ause there is no improvement in the
5 child's condut, it is tsaken for granted
dnt, that punishment is a iluera
co And so it is when admintered e
ani this fashion. A child should never
pit be corrected when the parent is aun
t, gry. This Is oe of the fund,- .
memental priniples of god govern
7 mat. It iselahmed by manydeiplln
mm arulansthat a eild shoald never know
whst a blow mens. This is all very
wellfor some children, but there m
natres which cna notbe controled t
this way. There is occasionally a i
hoe potton wrek nothing lbat force wll
mbdue, and evena them it must e ao
foseefulls to we aad terrify the spirt
obedee There is 'tle ain Pa "
esgg wit smek atrset . Tmhe sfrq
gam ly e early, ad mst ea s
m ln ibath t lth estIrshars. Can
- temy toechi e t till, asd st may
reae spirit o ra*estisnee wthish e
hpsa pe hap yras, f abeasquent
tal eabatt w il eemaqr.
y teetaeh ing a shl tbat its prsant
ad is tutee wi dfan d-pem talb
and e awent sm yam *stir a- tr es ad ma
bt. 1. apdnse that is ae to hav
its reward. Let the heid t
stsuiat rtrvye yg ; if tt the l eerm
mow- S w teaS 'eg e h the bettus, bat let
ths he rtosg emeagh to eamtroL
sh sprlits, arsgt sa ksd gt b a lwad
empla haauseme o tort it Is the Inbl
ma. esabedhaesutet sl liw.
Isn lwhethr paunes are*og*u* by te
~aada red or by mu an gentle masse, they
cat- sta begi early a their corret
reeks ug emnedlay, and wmr ataaywt to en
=:tmsae enehat ;a-a. 1ei
THE MOJAVE INDIANA. A
AmWe Tkhe1 a Tkey wre Oe5 3lz e
I c Ce rems th Fld.ee
The Mojaves haves number of trp It t
ditions concerning the origin of the vents
world, which date back many cen- State
turies, though how many we have been Engl
unable accurately to ascertain, but the age
traditions seem clearly to point to the Of c
existence of these clans in prehistoric the e
times. Some of the old members of the there
Mojave tribe relate, with much awe the k
and reverenne, a tradition to which that
they still cling, regarding a rugged rewa
mountain-peak north of the val- come
ley, known as GIWst mountain. aubm
The story says that many years ago, ata
before the Indians came to this region, Whili
a large volume of water covered this coas
part of the earth temporarily; that per
e there was a small boat or raft which way'
Sfloated upon the surte of the water Noth
many days, saving the lives of a small Thor
number of persons, the rest being aud
r drowned. At last 'he waters reeeded, print
and the little craft rested safely on the prase
highest ledge of Ghost mountain, and lean
not a brave among them will ever visit good
the spot, nor are they willing to have stm
their white neighbors explore the mate
mountain, believing that should any tanc
one ever reach the spot where the Th
Sboat rested he would suddenly be a ye
stricken with death. Among other insts
strange beliefs held by the Mojaves, is for t
one resembling that of the East In- alnd
dians, of the transmigration of souls was
It teaches that the evil spirits which 50 ca
have inhabited the body during life are of tl
transmitted at death to the body of and
some bird or animal. The physician at of i
Id the Herbert Welsh Industrial school, two
being summoned on one occasion to at- of
d tend a young Mojave woman who was vela
very ill with a fever, was told by the all
young woman's husband that his tha
Sremedies would do no good; his wife ter
could not recover, as she had, some of tl
years before, eaten the flesh of a beaver. the
u These superstitions and traditions whi
are, in many cases, serious obstacles to spe
the establishment of and sucess of the iml
n- hospitals st the government sehools bur
and agencies, where the people may be sat
o intelligently treated and supplied with tha
proper remedies; many of the more con- to
m servative preferring the methods em- enta
e' ployed by the native "medicine men" to A
m' those of the white physicanL Some of a l
ed the more adrsvanced, however, are glad star
Sto avail themselves of the treatment of dep
he the government physielan. Soon after omk
ot the establishment of a free hoe- dre
on pitsl in connection with the in- tie
dustrial sechool mentioned above, a ett
young girl who had been given up to lett
die by the "medicine men," was eve
ed brought a distance of eighteen miles deli
through the broiling sun of an Arizona the
summer, upon an improvised stretcher hue
carried by two men, to receive medical lea
n treatment at the hospital. She was out
Scarefully treated, and nourishing food the
prepared for her, but she was very ill. see
On the day after her admittance to the kliw
hospital her relatives and friends gath- na
ered around the bauilding and began to 1
f: the "death wail," all efforts to quiet th
and them proving ineffectual. They de- a
on manded that the patient be given them rat
'or- in order that they might take her to stn
the river bottom, where wood was more am
plentiful and her body could the more sp
easily be disposed of when she should aol
die. The situastion called for con- in
siderable firmness on the part of
" the superintendent and the physi- w
cian, who resolutely refused to comply We
al with the demand of the importunate
relatives, telling them that they could
have their kinswoman back when she
brecoverd, or would be given her body
in case of her death. Finally, this ar
nto ragement being satisfactory, the c
death-wail ceased and the crowd dis
)W persed, leaving the young woman to re
cover undisturbed by the visions of li
e the funeral-pile and its barbaros fee
nd tivities. In ten days the patient was a
ain delivered to her relatives cured, and
e her recovery has been a potent factor th
ee in weakenlng their faith in the old fn
tn heathenish rites of the medicine-men, u
and breaking down, to a degree at
least, some of the strongest barriers to
mp civilisation andenlghtenmmet--Sti'nd sp
's ard. o_
ne.
re_- THE BANGLE BRACELET. M
A UsUheon cme tet saed S* Make She hi
Jewelers apa. re
There was a time within the memory lo
; of most of the jewelers now in business
tan, when no artichl of jewelry wes morn
Spopular with a certain elass of ces -
tomers than the bagle braelet At
i frst the ornament comsisted of a simple a
te chain ftrm which was suspended s eoa
 or a medsllion with oe side smoothed ~
sand engraed with initials or a moeno
ated ra Afterward other bungles were
added to the ornsment Pantl the chain O
e d soeld scarely be seen on aceout of its
numernus pendsats
The fashion amounted to a eras.
d- Girls sand youagi lde s id fo
ra- their friads gifts of rare or eurlous
pn- oas and hvinr aecmusted enugh a
now tomstfy their ambition took them to
vr jewear tobe otatmaaMeUa5d *
with the sintiasof" their ownn.
d Within nreant yea- th Unlited Satm
Sgovernment enacted a law prohibiting 4
the mutilation d odins either by perfo
rating them or by grinding away the ,
esi pfor the purpo of ngrrv~ n- a
n B tinmeas the M eashion me as to a
pau tmel ed, sand the jewe~mi weu I
deprived et a inps t soureo e
revouon.--Jewelora Weekly. !
t r"Pes olid Iahcrth s down at I
btoko at trests e her sos." I
"Don't ye mean the bridge
t "Yea maght ea l it bridge, but no 1
ae w "-On."- e a Week- a
weo st erees a.ya I
Mas Gaesr--HBvo yeu ewn Nra 1
the soak?
Mrs s D we going 0t6o gi the eoak noaies
thay .ootblsek---8Mas, ast
e· entleme (O5epLy as-~M
rem l
ABOUT POSTAGE STAMPS. HI
amuses ef Them ua ,emes i.'P* -A
ebi Deahetf r 0s106.
It is barely fifty yers since this eo-n with
-eanisee eaintroducedinto the United lag b
states The stamp is alittadolderan
England. When frst introdned post-sp
age stamps were sold in solid sheets. wate
Of course a great many were wasted in mil
the efort to tear them part when Who
there were no perforations . Indeed, gg
the loss and naeonvenience was so great dish
that the goveranmenat ofered a liberal t
reward for a patent which would over -1
come the dificulty. The first machine vine
submitted was one which eat the will
stamps nearly but not entirely part Bof
While the postofoes deprtment ws in a
considering this machine the ide of a th
perforating the sheets t rows each with
way was oered and promptly accepted. a
Nothing better has ever been souaght the
There was a time when better paper
and mueilage was used, aud when the
printing was an improvement upon the
present stamps, but since we have su
learned that a dampspongul fully as wit
good as the tongue in preparing the
stamps for adhesion the quality of the lte
materials used becomes of lessm mpor- p
tace. Th
The numberof postage stamps used in Ho
a year is something enormous. For
instanoe, the ordinary postel ne
for the year ending June 0,l1l1, ex
elusive of the money order business,
was gS,Wss,SSa . of this s41,4ass.
50 came from etter postage. The bulk
of this is, of crse, in S-cent stampa
and it is safe to put the whole number of
of this denomination used at moretha of
two billios per sanm. The imai a
of postage stamps, stamped en- PO
velopes and newspper wrapps
all belong to one of the divisions under
the care of t third assistant posties
ter general. There is another division pin
of the same bureau which looks after W
the registered letters, sad still amether O
which attends to the system for the
special delivery of later The class
feation of mal matter belongs to this
bureau, and it is with thethe hird st- ta
ant postmaster general or his lerlh the
that newspapers and periodicals have jus
to quarrel over their rights to official
entry as second-lass matter. fe
A ten-cent special delivery stamp o
a letter is suppsed to keep ia co- of
stant motion from the time the letter is aI
[ deposited in the main or branch post pl
roffice untilit i delivered to the ad- er
- dressee. There is likely to be a lit mi
tle delay in the starting of a
6 letter when it s deposited in a fa
) letter box instead of a post alob but ste
s everything must make way for speeial- of
s delivery letters after they once get into a
L the vicinity of a mailbg. The clerk stn
r hustles them out with the first mail l
1 leaving the offie, and pts them aon the -
a outside of packages or in a beudle by ve
I themselves, so that the next offelalcean
See them at once. If the special-de- a&
e livery stamp is put on a package of a- f
- nd, third or fourth-eless matter, it has eg
a to be treated in a frst-elass manner- de
t that it goes into a pouch instead of tb
Sa sck, and is pushed through just ss a
n rapidly as a letter hearing the same
o stamp. Lst year there were over two w
C and a half millions of pieces sent by o,
Sspecial delivery, and it is interesting to qi
d note that the aversge time consumed t
' in the delivery of each preel after it cc
)f reached the post office of the addresee
i_ wasonly twenty minute,--Kate Fild's i
7 Washington. 94
a CANOE LIFL
SThe Days Prerano of a rep lar nlrm t
y of ouaast.
r- Happy the eanoeist who knows no I>
e clock nor watch, but whose time is his 5
own, sad whose day is broken only by r
the natural divisions of a free, open air
life. Sunrise. finds him awake and el
alert, a few minutes serve to starts hot a
Sfire from fuel prepared over night, the a
d hope or eggs asilelain the frying pan, I
r the cofee-pot sings gayly beside it,,sad ri
Id from the inner depths of the cmaoe are
, unloaded stores of jam and marmalade,
at canned vegetables, bread sugar and the
to evereedy "tin milk." Breakfast de
d s.patched, chpan anddY ofthesample
oatat is washed and stowed compactly
away, one tin pilot moderate sie con
teining eerytshng pertaini to Me 5
e Idthen. Blankets ad beding r
rolled up, lashed tight sa stowed be
ry low, each in a speail naook, the littM
tent is simiarly disposed of, maids are
Sstepped, the paddle laid reody deck;
a shove over the ran4, sad the caft is
At aoat, prebebly by seven elock, with t
a whole long, bright day ahead.
n Under the ah aorniahng abrea e t
d bowls along, the crew to wiadward, d
Sthe strai ea emah nserve sad ma le o
e yaryindn with Me motion of the boat *
is & at hright mad a~a*
lug auder the orning sun, by a har -
Sman's hat ibee,a handme waters
sa sdvlls theM, by a kbu dl S Fgg S I
so sanl, r tlrna t one stu orat is
he ede for more open water, a lrsg
stretah ofahers, with an oateak sav
the sky above a, the diststt helinha
rend with oly a stray rll a woder.
a tog porphefer compeany.
The day bBlara a eoalant ehehusg
he now a belt eam tha h ra e wlsd
a bit cal ~elal; n ns w a hadlgup
an o a ehat with th aw s *· af i
a bat busy wik thdr ; aw
* peasEl greari fr a yeakt At
pianse Mer fesw miles As the
@ 5aew ae a siwad, o to heme
o pi at ueA eor ava with frec water
a, aseathearndas "appsm" fora wr
ubdantial sea & reyiaslir miri
tsk at lemgtt silstd, th aie in
rit theen seein as ssed the ean
blastease sapper iseshe
sae; and est wit a s sueh as anip
t~ m- frroms to-a cr l pad
end pes sa1dlpoed 6 e Mttle tent
is pikhed over at wel an a sang bed
made up witi , sa hea r is Lgan to
-stn tbeieg aewing e hattes a
ias, am t as dgneeu invnan f e
jok aasnd asn binyualles,-WF. Z O
S g Irbb la~im
HOME HINTS AND H-ELS.
-At some recent weddings the ride -T
sals' bouquets have been hors hoes wmy
with the nails worked out ih contrut -R
hie blousoma bat a
-Tapioca Cream: oak three table
spoonfuls of tpioe in one half-cup I haMt
water over night. Bring one quart a olice
milk to a boll, then put in the tapioca. ;
When cool add the beaten yolks of four l
eggs and one cup of sugar. Pour in a 1
dish and add tbo beaten whites.-Boa e
Stan Budget. Cl
-Peach Pickle: One quart of teood
vinegar to three pounds of sugar. T eot
will be enough for a peck of peelss I
Boil and skim. Stiek ve or six clov eap
in eachpeach, adboil a doen or so at bd
a time till all are tender. Take out
with a fork and lay ia jar. When all
are done strain the boilng vinegar over
them.--Christian Inquirer.
-Cream Toma: One-half can a to
mato, heated sad seasoned with suit, b
sugar, butter, sad thekeledl slightly i
with sour. Just before turning on ts
slices of hot butterd toast, add emo 4
cupful of eream (the richer the better) :
Into which has been drwad a smae _.
pinch of soda. Serve immediately. ew
This makes a ales supper dih.--·eod car
Housekeeping.
S-Ragout of Vesl: Out the vesal ito ba
smll pieces and put thems in a sauee- _
pan with half a tableeposmnfal but- ohe
ter, stirring to keep from burni ta
When hot, nearly cover with water,add -
half a tablespoonful o flor, two small
onions out into quarters, three stoaks
a of parsley, one of thyme and a bay h
leaf, all tied together, ead .atd mad
r pepper to tate.-H.oseepe.e
rs -Potge with Ture Pare two
Starips and out them in small sM Te h
e. and put them in a use-pen with a her
Spint of milk and half an onion slicead.
When cooked, math them throrugh a _n
e colander sad put thesm I a ssaucepan, Ige
e and milk to suit the tts, and half a the
i- spoonaful of butter. Let it bheat, thea wit
i add the yolk of an eg, beaten in three
. tablespoonfuls of water, let ook until
thoroughly done, the add salt to taste a
we just before serving.-Homekeeper wli
al - A Foundation fr Saeases A good p1e
foundation for Sauces may be made as
ob follows: Heat ina saeepan eue ounce
a- of batter, two carrots, one on, me six
is sprig of thyme, a bay leaf, A whole lan
at peppers, three cloves, two pieces eel
,d- ery, and one a parsley. Boil afteen $10
it. minutes. Add one pint of soup stock, a
a then strain. Melt twoomaes dahekenm v
a fat, add four ounces of browned Souw, ma
at stir smooth, then add the stmned liquid h
al of the vegetables, two more quarts o
,to soup stock, simmer and redue to halrs l
rk strain. A good base for many sauces.
all Ladies' Home Journal.
he -Veal Lost: Chop ourpounds aof raw
by veal anda pound of hm very to- wh
an gether, mix with a pint of bredeirum ,
- a teaspoonful of salt, a teaspoonful of
a finely-minced onion, two well-beaten
s eggs, half a tesspoonfulld pepper, pow- w
r- dared age, cloves and asapba Mix ,V
of thoroughly and put in a square tin pan
as and weight down; when ed tua d
e out on baking pa, gl over with the aid
we white of an egg, and~ eke avery slow
by oven two hours anda halt, bsting fre' t
to quently with little hot water sad abut
red ter; set to coo, sad dies thia when br
r it oold.-Home Magasin
nee -To make a goosebesry ues, top 1is
Id's and tail a suaienat number of p an sh
gooseberries. Add about half a pint ah
of watertoa quart of berri hnd let
them stew I an earthe pip tll C
wIr they are thoroughly tnder. Add a -
gar enough to make them palatable, h
no bt still leave them a pleasant ac it
his Serve the manes with mosts as anber- p
by ry or apple saces are served. Gree 0
air gooseberries also  ake a very anoe pie,
ad either baked lis a rhubarb pie in a
hot ast, or first stewed, baked without as
the upper crust, and thae covered with a l
san, meringue, ike a I a or apple ma
sad ringue pie. U1
are rs
ad, MICRO-ORGANISMS IN CHEESE.L
the -
Rdo Permae 1ep5ns o a gduesames Ar.
S A writer ona amrobes, who is inclineda
o to view the mtter atakr aetiouly,
the msa
Ibo Nave ssa esotserw klet useas- *
ittl aea aDesres ieu3 r a ise. a
are Tmat cheese is tdliead tble s ae is
ck; be w~ adered at Mclromesepgil sad ~ O
ft is ees studies cl cheese shows 01
with that it swarm with saelebs et areiu IP
sorts, ad, a n .w wel kim tawm , p
ti she oe Ir haraLk . mhe th -
urd, dierent variees a0 ees are Il
isle wholly de totthe predent of mierebloet
oat. m t ath older the lses. te more
n1 u mero the wei- heane ha a
Ia greater piad that tep m . 't
4 stn ees. whik hove been esaen. IProf. e
I for vaughan's rsmerehe hae shown that 11
aftis cheese always eonta a leare a ro
sav 4. Jeen als the sakbss*rl wIsk 5
dai tne powe l toilse ast is pro -
-e osed. Chee mustss eartebly b a re
gaSded as a que stimabe wartSe
eeg; diet It should beansetiene4howa v, I
r t the benefit . those who will twist I
s upnetaintdlug it e trkt disky. that
<thl al b at eous prepuiU5p se, a
W * twa1ed by cooking. If ibs ster .
At teanl asik iewhesumee aenaine
i t e , eapsp n esiait*ICQ) .
d saai e e ieidis whisk
eanetee only a ent deca,*m , a.
e be rbaper qats whie the Praportiess
_ o M rsanisma in ohesse is vuetly
gvea teu-4eb e easlth.
- Is pat awray 4asm and ilk-eue.trim '
elr inesaB rag, wfas a likes.
pet head e ite loshng it hed jra lsei
ntentaa to isees. Jet apaaein* ene*I5.
g be Pelmiss san Gises dsv eat in lass.
en to lie Ipeaih suabensp see used, net
as e lym lass, silk, st Ied gmmeiams
SCHOOL ANO CHURCH.'
-The yey nmerr of the Salvation
army over ,50,0
-avery fith boy tn India ist chool,
et only every i ti irl.
-Sweden, with mearly ,060,600 In
habitants, has only hl o sn Cath
-The growth in tell nmUm In the
ebedlunopu eht* 181
-There are said to be chidren
a Chicago who are de from at
tending schoolon a cocust d insefeat
'lothing.
-Little mane than egbht) years have
elapsed sines the Primitive Methodist
Sbody was nagrated, and now the
membership exceeds 00,000 adults anad
i 4,000 childm . The first lass only
r eeauste a 10 members.
-In Frasnce there a now two hue
dred and 8ity-two women student o
who the greater number tudy ml
Sina The list includes women fro
SRomania, Turisey, Greece and Russia.
Sbout one huered s engaged i the
stedy o philsophy.
-The Methodist iagaainte myrs: A
new Oatd-Out Bad Gospel Mission
car has been built at a east of a, to
bem sed a he nmrth at Ireland. Its
nsme.is "Peaes" A lady n Dblin d
S'ed O towad the erection a anof -
Sher esr ant S for bookb to be used
fn athe Shof breld.
--irm Camp, of New Haven, who
gave theP5aWS with which Mr. Moody
e meeated his feoms sehooslat NorthSeld,
Sbss in the last yesrsdded s,W to the
e I dowent. Thes have, aof com
been other eontribetilon It is twelve
w years or so sin the school opend.
There ae now l bep in st na e
Sthee
L - .-In. .New ehslat theea esnM
a churches sm ps-ea reuas o
4! I4 snhes 13. Among hr es In
the colony Prsbyte.rla lead ta
sa with a I thei rai, ac Ept1am
ee palas follow aest with 57,15. The
l Quakers numb.e 4, and the smallest
ts denoeminMea *es a membership od 0,
who eall themelves Chrstan Dl
edpase
an -Then are twelve memorial kiLndr
r garte nsat workhin San frassco, sad
Ssiz of them were started by Mr. L"
a land Stanford. To pt them on a pe
Sm.eant bask sh has now set aside
a ueooo as an endowment faud. She
'tr has given 60,000 for those schools pre
a viouly. The one opened in 184 by
SMrs. Stanford was the fist memorial
Skinldergarten lb the world, it is said.
-The amred ires of India have Sot
ft aRl bee extingubhed. The most
ancient, which elsts, was conseated
twelves enturies ago in emameann
W tion of the voyage made by the Parsee
to" when theay emigrated from Perals to
e, India. The fire is fed flve time every
o twenty-four hoars with sandal wood
h sad other fragatat amteri, combined
r with very dry feeL This Ore, in the
iz vrage of Oodwada, near Bl r, vis
Sited by the Parsees in large numbers
n during the onths allotted to the pre
the duing tes at fire.
-A recent eases blletin shows
e tht tae Presbyterlan chrch of Amer
PAue
t a has 6,717 rgniatono s, 0,05 churcb
Sbuildings valued at $4,46,1900, and
e6,14 eoimmea ants. The Presbyte
top ris church of the United States is
Sshown to haves,91 oergestp tion. 9.66
Ant church buildings, valued at l,811
let and 14,711 eosamunleaent The Welsh
l Calvamalta c Methodist, or Presbytr~ n,
ea charch has IT organisatens, 18
bn church edifices, valued at g· 4i, and
i.lsm eommaateats. The Caab Ad
ba Presbyterian church is shown to have
'rn a4 organlsations 161 church build nsg,
, valued at $066,61, with a membership
esa of 1,M Ac, ding to this sad pre
tan vioes bulletins on the sabject, there are
i a 13,43 9organiantles, or ecngregations,
ma of Pebyteet o a branehes in the
United d 19,a church edidoes,
rvaled at 64,876,YB8, and 1,976,815 conm
SE* sunian __ts.
THE BLACK DEATH.
fwesUtgme 0 Rol s Osals by Moders
Dr. Creights bas pon it as "soil
' poamo," spred maly by the move
meant t th agned wate, bt does not
attempt say r eluidation of its
to atneh ua te. We wrt h him in
thinking tatt ts ia m lartr pole
ews oan mut have erilly arisen by a
Sons process of eveoitica. This, ao eourse,
iw pints t t s edalsteral that they ar's
the oganined and ' ve a Ife hktory of
are thir oewni whlee reont pathelgiual
tbte research reo4eu it highly probable
sore that thsy rse italr That the pot
he * onas Iose4 enn be reperdueed
ie n the the uman boy, p e think,u
ms qe edonablasa also that it maybe
sb aoesd toeadssst pnaees indbothli g,
Pte. ste. If its ep e ed est ebe admitted,
te e it eomes lm dieat to understad
r the total dappaa earth
a symotc dseases, as ems chage tI
hio envroment owMs w maynbe total
p -ly ignorant mlght bi sacet to sup
ae m si ed o rl i the oper
ti halt ulO Pea bly esa l meath of
a ferm any e see esa . D t C asgto
ieb epoims, "'er are ate cea
ma twtes bebepepwas never ugfe ab
rues 6the."
ustl hefting bw dsb·a D ad whih
and 16, eseemale haoe hs, even -no
.ar ps AL m *o thi, annh sea **
hag wda peer A eo

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