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VOLUME V LAKE PROVIDENCE, EAST CARROLL PARIStjXI, AU-MAY. 2-, , 1893. ," 
3 W F H ,A-N D ,
A DISCOURSE ON DREAMS. we arr
houses
Rev. T. DeWitt Talmage on Vis- Rema
lone of the Night, an imp
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The Scriptures Full of Revelations from tively
God In the Form of Dreame- eyes art
Al Ireams Have an I m entire I
portant Mission. in all t
death,
wing a
The following discourse on the sub- Atlanti
ject of "Dreams" was delivered by three 1
Rev. T. DeWitt Talmage in the Brook- grat
lyn tabernacle, from the text: eighty
He took of the stones of that place and put boy ag
thea for his pillows, and lay down in that place soul, b
to sleep sad he dreamed.-enesls xxviii., II. hain
Asleep on a pillow-case filled with an it
'hens' feathers, it is not strange one it is
should have pleasant dreams. But here wheth
is a pillow of rock, and Jacob with his er sun
head on it, and lot a dream of angels, much
two processions, those coming down the ought
stairs met by those going up the stairs. am
It is the first dream of Bible record. Two
You may say of a dream that it is noc- what
turnal fantasia, or that it is the absurd
combination of waking thoughts, and opens
with a slur of intonation you may say: i the
"It is only a dream;" but God has hon
ored the dream by making it the avenue vem
through which again and again Hle has starki
marched upon the human soul, decided
the fate of nations and changed the
course of the world's history. God ap- an
peared in a dream to Abimelech. warn- the a
ing him against an unlawful agony
marriage; in a dream to Joseph, ofdre
foretelling his coming power under turbe
the figure of all the sheaves
of the harvest bowing down to his a suJo
sheaf; to the chief butler, foretelling
his disimprisonment; to the chief are'
baker, announcing his decapitation; to scare;
Pharaoh, showing him first the seven me N
plenty years, and then the seven fam- overv
ine-struck years, under the figure of publi
the seven fat cows devouring the errat
seven lean cows; to Solomon, giving cleas
him the choice between wisdom and the n
riches and honor; tj the warrior, un- ory,
der the figure of a barley cake smit- fount
Ing down a tent, encouraging Gideon thin
in his battle against the Amalenites;
to Nebuchadnezzar, under the figure id
of a broken image and a hewn-down
tree, foretelling his overthrow of dreai
power; to Joseph, of the New Testa- sleep
ment. announcing the birth of Christ an
in his own household; to Mary, bidding man;
her fly from Herodic persecutions; to dhil
Pilate's wife, warning him not to be- whi
come complicated with the judicial bran
overthrow of Christ. I- n
We all admit that God in ancient lear
times and under Bible dispensation ad- Divil
dressed the people through dreams. The sleet
question now is, does God appear in our
day and reveal himself through dreams? ing
This is the question everybody asks, sar
and that question this morning I shall Bral
try to answer. You ask me if I believe Asia
in dreams. My answer is, I do believe wail
in dreams, but all I have to say will be Isis
under five heads
Remark the first: The Scriptures are trei
so full of revelation from God, that if sant
we get no communication from him in mie
dreams, we ought, nevertheless, to be at s
satisfied.
With twenty guide books to tell you cro
how to get to Boston or Pittsburgh, or nun
London or Glasgow, or Manchester, do wre
you want a night vision to tell you ms
how to make the journey? We have in vin
this Scripture full direction in regard I
to the journey of this life, and how to jor
get to the calestial city, and with this per
grand guide book, this magnificent di ant
rectory, we ought to be satisfied. I nig
have more faith in a decision to which La
I come when I am wide-awake than ba
when I am sound asleep. I have no- ele
ticed that those who give a great deal opr
of their time to studying dreams get do
their brainsaddled. They are very anx- rat
ious to remembdr what they dreamed Go
about the first night they slept in a frc
new house. If in their dream they an
take the hand of a corpse, they are go di
ing to die. If they dream of a garden, ref
it means a sepulcher. If something ge
turns out according to a night vision, o'c
they say: "Well, I am not surprised. yo
I dreamed it." If it turns out different if
from the night vision, they say: "Well, w
dreams go by contraries." In their ef- pk
forts to put their dreams into rhythm, ls
they pat their waking thoughts into a
discord. Now, the Bible is so full of nu
revelation that we ought to be satis- of
fed if we get no further revelation. m
Sound sleep received great honor la
when Adam slept so extraordinarily t
that the snrtical incislon which gave ul
him Erve did not wake him: but there ki
Is no such need for extraordinary slum- t
ber now, and he who catches an Eve g
must needs be wide awake! No need a
of such a dream as Jaoob had with a
ladder against the sky, when ten thou- p
sand times it had been demonstrated a
that earth and Heaven are in communi- 1
cation. No such dream needed as that 11
which was given to:Abimelecb,warnlng a
him ·against an unlawful marriage, a
.i when we have the records of the coanty o
clerk's ofice. No need of such a dream
as was given to Pharaoh about the
seven years of famine, for now the I
seasons march in regular procession,
and ateamer and rail train carry bread
stauffs to every famine-stricknn nation. a
No need of s dream like that which en- a
eouraged Gideon, for all throughj
Christendomn it is announced and so
knowledged and demonstrated that I
righteousness sooner or later will get
the victory.
If there should come about a crisis
in your life upon which the Bible does
not sem to be sufaiciently speei , go
to God in prayer and you will get aspe
eil direction. I have more faith,
ninety-nine time outot a hundred in
directions given you with the Bible in
your lap and your thoughts uplifted in
prayer to God. than in all the informa
tion you will get uneselons on your
pjow. I ean very easly understand
wb BabyloUi1s sad the Egyp
twasy w ith ud Bible, shoeld P s.ao
shoed thials their earrp Se his d
i;. h r . ..b rhy d jn a I
upumds s',whoa
we harry ourselves with dreams? Why dra
should Eddystone and Barnegat light- murder
houses question a summer fire-fly? was tor
Remark the second: All dreams have pit TI
an important meaning. sophic
They prove that the soul is compare- rhythm
tively independent of the body. The his "K
eyes are closed, the senses are dull, the dream,
entire body goes into a lethargy which three h
in all languages is used as a type of violin p
death, and then the soul spreads its derful
wing and never sleeps. It leaps the so vird
Atlantic ocean and mingles in scenes ferred
three thousand miles away. It travels Waki
great reaches of time, flashes back sleepin
eighty years, and the octogenarian is a life in
boy again in his father's house. If the and is
soul, before it has entirely broken its low he
chain of flesh, can do all this, how far over t
can it leap, what circles can it cut when celesti
it is fully liberated! Every dream, march
whether agreeable or barassing, wheth- over ja
er sunshiny or tempestuous, means so to hea
much that rising from your couch you you ar
ought to kneel down and say: "O God! Now
am I immortal? Whence? Whither? a Bibb
Two natures. My soul eaged now- getting
what when the door of the cage is from
opened? If my soul can By so far in the all dre
few hours in which my body is asleep since
in the night, how far can it By when pende
my body sleeps the long sleep of the and ht
Sgrave?" Oh, this power to dream, how jority
startling, how overwhelming! If pre- turbeo
pared for the after-death flight, what shown
an enchantment! If not prepared for are ap
the after-death flight, what a crushing thoug
agony! Immortal! Immortal! most
Remark the third: The vast majority say, t
of dreams are merely the result of dis- doe
turbed physical condition, and are not often
a supernatural message. pensa
Job had carbuncles, and he was All
, scared in the night. He sys: "Thou from
scarest me with dreams ani terriflest God
me with visions." Solomon had an not t
1. overwrought brain, overwrought with that
f public business, and he suffered from Luth
erratic slumber, and he writes in Ec- dream
e clesiastes: "A dream cometh through St. A
d the multitude of business." Dr. Greg gives
- ory, in experimenting with dreams, phys
t found that a bottle of hot water put mort
to his feet while in slumber made him whic
; think that he was going up the hot night
sides of Mount Etna. Another mor- the
n bid physician, experimenting with that
f dreams, his feet uncovered through acro
R. sleep, thought he was riding in that
at an Alpine diligence. But a great to co
many dreams are merely narcotic a rel
disturbance. Anything that you see tells
while under the influence of chloral or sea 1
al brandy. or "hasheesh," or laudanum, in g
is not a revelation from God. The the(
nt learned De Quincey did not ascribe to in di
,. Divine communication what he saw in bod'
he sleep, opium saturated; dreams which was
ur he afterward described in the follow- dire
s? ing words: "I was worshiped, I was hosu
sacrilced. I fled from the'wrath of crea
Al Bramah, through all the forests of thei
,e Asia. Vishu hated me. Sceva laid in that
ye wait for me. I came suddenly upon In
be Isis and Osiris. I had done a deed. heat
they said, that made t¶he crocodiles the
re tremble. I was buried for one thou- The
if sand years in stone coffins, with mum- clai
in mies and sphinxes in narrow chambers thi
be at the heart of eternal pyramids. I But
was kissed with the cancerous kiss of am
ion crocodiles, and lay confounded with boa
or unutterable slimy things among dre
do wreathy and Nilotic mud." Do not ors
Pon mistake narcotic disturbance for Di- fat
in vine revelation. dei
ard But I have to tell you that the ma- to
rto jority of the dreams are merely the con
this penalty of outraged digestive organs, roe
di- and you have no right to mistake the J
I nightmare for heavenly revelation. dre
rich Late suppers are a warranty deed for me
han bad dreams, llghly-spiced salads at shi
no- eleven o'clock at night, instead of na
leal opening the door heavenward, open the we
get door internal and diabolical. You out- as
nx- rage natural law, and you insult the wa
ned God who made those laws. It fakes gi
In a from three to five hours to digest food, an
they and you have no right to keep your be
go- digestive organs in struggle when the m
feu, rest of your body is in somnolence. The th
ping general rule is, eat nothing after six m
lon, o'clock at night, retire at ten, sleep on an
Ised. your right side, keep the window open
rent five inches for ventilation, and other to
Vel, worlds will not disturb you much. By ju
r ef- physical maltreatment you take the o
hm, ladder that Jacob saw in his dream a
into and you lower it to the of
i of nether world, allowing the ascent la
stla- of the demoni-eal Dreams are in
midnight dyspepsia. An unregn- n
lonor lated disire for something to eat rained ]
rily the race in Paradise, and an unreg- d
ave ulated desire for something to eat b
here keeps it ruined. The world during six g
lum- thousand years has tried in vain to di- t
Eve gest that first apple. The world will E
need not be evangeliled until we get rid of I s
th a a dyspeptic Christianity. IIealthy pe o
thou- ple do not want this cadaverous and i
rted sleepy thing that some people call re
nini- ltgion. They want a religion that
tht lives regularly by day and sleeps i
rning soundly by night If through trouble
rigs, or coming on of old age, or exhaustion
maty of Christian service, you can not sleep
iram well, then you may expect from God -
t the "songs in the night;" but there are no c
the blessed communications to those who
saion, willingly surrender to indigestiblesa I
read- Napoleon's army at Liepsic, Dresden
sion. and Borodino came nar being de
hen- atroyed through the disturbed gastric
gh juices of its commander. That isthe
ndo way you have lost some of your bat
that tles
ill get Another remark I make is that our
dreams are apt to be merely the eo
risis of our dayv thoughts.
edoes I will give you a recipe for pleasant
Be, go druesu Fil your diya with elevated
espe- thought and unselish action, and your
I fith dreamswllbe setto musi Ifallday
d , in you are gouging and grasping and a
beIn rneious, in your dreams von will see
f te in gold that you 'did not elutc, and _br
a If during the day you as iaible and
with ea heti which they will get
the bet of yu. If you are sl day long
1mgl,__ In ahury a night you will dream a
his d- sIn t.aals that ya wat t eat~h while
- att all dpoL
i, he. daggefdb u. ..me  ajrs" that
b's1 j helrl' R w
dreamed that all thoe whom he had
murdered stared at him, ad that -The
was torn to pieces by demons from the for mos
pit. The scholar's dream is a philo ny
sophie echo. The poet's dream is a wsiip
rhythmic echo. Coleridge composed g shilli
his "Kubla Khan" asleep in a narcotie 6 shillin
dream, and, waking up, wrote down h
three hundred lines of it. Tartini, the i
violin player, composed his most won.' brae
derful sonata while asleep in a dreamI gneral
so vivid that, waking, be easily trans
ferred it to paper. the bar
Waking thoughts have their echo in lie he
sleeping thoughts If a man spends hi life has
life in trying to make others happy, looks
and is heavenly-minded, around his pil one
low he will see cripples who have got feq!ue
over their crutch, and processions of When I
celestial imperials, and hear the gramdI is one
march roll down from drums of Heaven o j e dri
over jasper parapets. You are very apt -Th
to hear in dreams what you hear when valued
you are wide awake. third a
Now, having shown you that having land 0
a Bible we ought to be satisfied not land I
getting any further oommunicastion a h
from God, and having shown you that a h
s all dreams have an important mission, commc
p since they show the comparative inde- ma
pendence of the soul from the body, many
e and having shown you that the ma- dgh
jority of dreams are a result of di.- -A
turbed physical condition, and having illustr
t shown you that our sleeping thoughts "the
r are apt to be an echo of our waking kill al
thoughts, I come now to my fifth and in the
most important remark, and that is to of a t
y say, that it is capable of proof that God 1ao
does sometimes in our day, and has not f
it often since the close of the Bible dis- prevel
pensation, appeared to people in dreams. i at
Ls All dreams that make you better are tht
u from God. How do I know it? Is not thing
it God the source of all good? It does ce
,n not take a very logical mind to argue p
,h that out. Tertullian and Martin of g
i Luther believed in dreams. The that
- dreams of John Russ are immortal. Egyp
ah St. Augustine, the Christian father, Pasha
g gives us the fact that a Carthaginian Egyp
s, physician was pursuaded of the im- of J8
at mortality of the soul by an argument other
m which he heard in a dream. The ofhi
t night before his assassination i
ir- the wife of Julius Cesar dreamed build
h that her husband fell dead The
h across her lap. It is possible to prove Jew;
in that God does appear in dreams to warn. were
at to convert and to save men. My friend, -1
tie a retired sea captain and a Christian, June
ee tells me that one night while on the occu
or sea he dreamed that a ship's crew were King
m, in great suffering. Waking up from crera
he the dream he putabout the ship, tacked comj
to in different directions, surprised every- mon
in body on the vessel-they thought he 40.
ich was going crazy-sailed on in another 281 t
iw- direction hour after hour, and for many fron
as hours, until he came to the perishing hun
of crew and rescued them, and brought cnrr
of them to New York. Who conducted ties.
in that dream? The God of the sea. ship
on In 16Os a vessel went out from Spit- fro
ed. head for West India and ran against ye'
les the ledge of rocks called the Caskets. the
you- The vessels went down, but the crew you
Im- clambered up on the Caskets, to die of -
ers thirst or starvation, as they supposed in J
I But there was a ship bound for South- wor
of ampton that had the captain's son on day
rith board. This lad twice in one night car.
ang dreamed that there was a crew of sail- whi
not ors dying on the Caskets. He told his day
Di- father of his dream. The vessel came stal
down by the Caskets in time to find and can
ma- to rescue those poor dying men. Who aro
the conducted that dream? The God of the The
sns, rocks, the God of the sea. wit
the John lHardock, while on shipboard, an
,ion. dreamed one night that the day of judg- Wt
for ment had come, and that the roll of the age
s at ship's crew was called, except his own hai
I of name, and that these people, this crew, F
ithe were all banished; and in his dream he On
out- asked the reader why his own name At
the was omitted, and he was told it was to an'
akes give him more opportunity for repent- Is
food, ance. He woke up a different man. He Tn
your became illustrious for Christian attain- un
the ment. If you do not believe these
The things, then you must discard all testi- TI
r six mony, and refuse to accept any kind of
p on authoritative witness. God in a dream!
open Rev. Herbert Mendes was converted
ther to God through a dream of the last
By jadgment, and I doubt if there is a •adh
the or woman in this house to-day that na
eam not had some dream of that great day A;
theof Judgment which shall be the
scenk lag up of the world's history. I
are ave not dreamed of it, perhaps -
ega- night you may dream ot that
ined There are enough materials to msae
nreg dream. Enough voices, for ti~d shall
eat be the roaring of the elements and the
to di- the dream,> ld shall blase 0
id of shall fall. Enough - water, for the
peo- ocean shlll roar. uh astronom
Sand ieal phelsmenai stars shall
l re- go out. Enough puitions. fot
that all the races of all sages will fall r
leeps into line of oue of procsasions, the
oable one ascending and thether descending,
nstion the one led on by the Rider on the
sleep white horse of eternal victory, the oth
e God r led on by Apolly sk 1
ce no hbarger of eternal detm
Swho comes on me now. ht- l
tble. nings from above
readen volcanic disturbances.'l
g de and I hear the long-rev t
astric ing thinders that shall $wake p 1
is he the dead, and on one side I see
r bat- the opening of agate intosenaes golden
and ametbystine, sad on the other side
t our I hear the clanging back of a gate into
Seqbo bastiles of eternat bondage, and allte
sea, lifting up their crystal voies. ery:
lasant '"Come. to judgment'" and erumbling
Lvated mausoleumas, ad Westminster abbeys
id your and pyamids of the de d, with ma
lday sble votees, ery: '"ome to judrment!"
d a- And the asrehangel aises ana lastre
l see meat of mustc which has ever
d bar yet been sounded, a tr
'lcked ment of mause that was made only for
oi and one sound, and thrusting. that might
Idipo- trumptthrough the clads, ad tars.
battle iug It this way, hi sall pat it to hL
i ll get ips sad blew the long, lud Mba that
ay long shaliilse the solid eart qdr, er.
rs e:of lag "Come to jdgmeat
r w wile ys hfn tmes emr sar qadt
-rd the A l we t s,  ~IseseaW d.i .
FOREIGM N GOSSIP. lag grad
-h the can
-The following are the slang words bushy
for money used in England: A bhlf- hilL a1
penny is a "meg." fourpenny a 'yjoy," dare fol
sixpence a "tanner," 1 shilling a "bob," to
$ shillings and slxpense "half a bull," meadoa
` shillings a "bull," £t a "quid," 825 a on as if
S"pony," £500 a "monkey." an 0oeom- tions w
modatJon note a "kite," copper or and she
benap money "browns," and money bones 1
I gerilly "tin" or "bluan" those o
-President Disz of Mexico is one of nearly
the hardest-worked men in the repub- ten yet
lie. He is sixty-two years old, but his buffalo
life has been so temperate that he sugar
looks much younger. His daily routine so vsst
is one of democratic simplicity, and he tinct
frequently rides in the street cars. For
When he does make use of a carriage it this ra
is one of the plainest in the capital and housil
the driver is not in livery.
-The chestnut erop in France is take tl
I valued at ten million dollars. One- chos,
third of the area that in 1850 was waste tired
land has since been reclaimed. The did a
I French peasant is a mechanic as well full
I as a husbandma, it being nothing un- had
common to find peasants who have like th
mastered a dozen handicrafts. In She b
many localities it is the unmarried as she
s daughter's duty to guide the plow. vines.
-A Chinese anecdote of Buddha, to contiu
illustrate is observance of the first of histor
"the ten precepts," "thou shalt not peateb
kg ill any living creature." relates that the bi
in the winter be hid a louse in the hole and t
of a tree, wrapped it in silk and regu- mal k
d lary fed it; that he filtered his water, walk.
not for his own sake, but in order to rode
prevent swallowing and thus destroy- her 1
X ing any living thing in it. This shows artlk
that there may be too mucL of a good tr
p thing even in observance of moral pro- erty,
es cepts sting
:e I -Pharaoh, who drove the Jews out aorg
inof Egypt. 1300 B. C., was not aware agI
that a Jew would be the premier of man'
l. Egypt 1898 A. D. The Jewish Rias man'
Pasha is now the prime minister of
en Egypt's ruler, even as Joseph, the son
n of Jacob, was the prime minister of an
other of Egypt's rulers. From the seat Eac
be I of his power, Riaz beholds the pyra
o mids which his ancestors helped to Tb
build for the mummies of the Phsraohs. tropi
ad The fellaheen of Egypt are under the esti:
Jewish Posha.as the Jewish bricklayers surre
were once under Pharaoh. exhi
d, -During twelve months ending color
n, June .0, 1891, 4.198 shipping casualties tiful
the occurred on the coasts of the United the
ee Kingdom. There was a heavy in- ties
om crease in the number of lives lost as esca
red compared with the previous twelve For
,-y. months, the number being 523 against vast
he 40. The cases of total loss rose from hibi
er 281 to 144, and the serious casualties han
from 820 to 857. One thousand four to e
lug hundred and seventy-four collisions oc- A
ght curred in the year. Of the 4,198 casual- trol
td ties, 3.694 befell British and colonial Cap
ships, and 487 of the 523 lives lost were rem
pit from these ships In the past thirty who
int years 4.897 vessels have been lost on anc
the shores of the United Kingdom, in- to I
rew volving the loss of 21,949 lives, by
e of -Thunderstorms are more frequent wal
ed in Java than in any other part of the Thi
ath- world, there being an average of 97 wol
on days in each year upon which they oe- sue
ight car. Next to Java comes Sumatra, I
ail- which never has less than 86 "thunder the
his days" per year. Then comes Hindoo- ree
sie stan with 56, Borneo with 54, the Afri- mil
and can gold coast with 52, and the region ly
Who around Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, with 51. for
the The European list is headed by Italy. '
with 38 thunder days out of the 385 on' wi
ard, an average. Austria has 23; Baden, gr(
udg- Wurtemburg and Hungary each aver- tio
the age 22; Silesia, Bavaria and Belgium sur
own have 21; Holland and Saxony, 18; In
rw, France. Austria and south Russia, 16; th
n he Great Britain and Switzerland only 7. re
ame At Cairo. Egyptnd in north Russia wa
a to and in Sweden a&I N1*thW average ab
pent- is only 4 per y ,eao `-Pland and east to
i. He Turkestan th a otor are wholly m
,twin- unknown. to
esti- THE CICA AN BUFFALO. In
ad of U a was Hasted Dow sad se
ream! Captred. 4
erted Ze sr since the settlers invaded 
lst ern home of thebuffaloth
I ifnrumorsof a fe Mta rn- ,
nants of this ace of br~~t -
t day Amerietn h the Dakota a1
lsegislaturoe n s several years .
to preserve any that might be u
Pe, it was very much like locking the
r after the horse was stolen.
uwero1s reports oonvinced some en
idtl terprising young farmers that there
Sthwere really some bu ffaloes in the hills
Sfor orcoteaux of the Missouri, which are
lase Irtregular elevations, where good gras s i
t ins isabundant and water to be found in f
oh the anmerous little lakes and springs I
om- These cotesux extend Aifty to two hun-t
shall dred miles from the Manitoba line to j
a fof the south, and east of the Missouri I
ifall river, forming a veritable paradise for
4 the all sorts of wild game. They are
ading. now being rapidly invaded by droves I
n theof eattle. The wonderful gram grass
eoth- so abundant in the spring and curing I
in August furnishes good food through 1
the long cold winters, nd the hills fur
nish shelter.
One morning last June some ranch
men, with a complete outfit, to furnmsh
feed for the men and grain for their
i sp horsea. started for the hills. They had
eight broncho ponies, peeay good
lden for this purpose. Some thirty miles
on n southwest of Jamestown, N. D. the re
ae ports merged into fact as they discov
enred two fine buadle, a mother and
hesry: h three-yearold anlf feeding r
babbi e herd of cattle. WI
was roended utp
mat'other b lo escaped, the i "
t heifer was eventually drv u wit
the cattle and secured
There was, plenty of wild s 1e
fore the other bufnalo we e
ly Afterfollowintag her for seversty
she was at last appreasbed s M.tly
idtara new so eabte the boys to ride
hest tar to keep her eirHnag 5l or an
Showewe, ahbowed them a eleaa sr of
' bels and was test for two days After
muh hLany dae at Lat was dbieov
S ad .-eetdi in  bstul ~atural
d . sb. wres her lead i*es
I~~-m-f dragsi as bufalh. r4 , ol m ingested
unppa .~ - id,
L~j~ rC- sseu~Uh I
lag gradually so as to efreleher tow' 00o
the camp. The befalo lowered her
buashy head and started down the -O.
hill at a speed that no horse every id
dare follow. In fact she seemed neve obeef,
to slacken her pace up or down,through ley, peps
meadow or through water. She rushed quarts o
on as if she knew the blood of genera- -Ohio I
tions was concentrated in her veins, -re
and she did not propose to leave her fll sift
bones to the hunter who gathered two up
those of her ancestors at the rate of spo
nearly 1,000 carloads per year for then ml
ten years, representing five millions of all the I
buffaloes whose bones were used in a the i
sugar refineries and fertilizer factories, n a pas
so vast were the herds, now almost eo- nce.
tinct. --Cele
For nearly one hundred miles was celery,
this rapid race kept up by the baffalo Cover i
until one horse dropped dead. Fresh of salt,
horses were brought from the eamp to thronlg
take the place of the exhausted broa- of milk
chos, but not until the buffalo had whieh
tired out both horse and mrn slice of
did she stop in a meadow half stalks
I full of water. Heretofore she each o
had scooped up water on the run stir in
like the locomotive of a fast mail train. salt anl
She had snatched mouthfuls of grass ly.-ii
i as she ran up the long coulees or rm -Ap
vines. This had sustained her in the the aPI
continuous mad gallop This chase is in bat
,f historic, for when can it ever be r- quati
t peated? The buffalo is gone. When the co
t the buffalo finally stopped, the men batter
e and the fresh horses, were so Jaded that three e
L. man and brute could only go at a slow spoont
r, walk. The lightest rider in the outfit. sp
, rode down beside her and threw over may r
r- her bead the lasso, when she slowly batter
,s walked out on the brow of the hill Badge
d starting to make one more dash for lib
. erty, but the rope was fast, and a short or "fe
struggle soon overpowered her. The four s
it glory of the chase was ended, for she bolin
rwas ignominiously tied, rolled up on a beat a
I wagon and carted to Jamestown to be When
man's slave through the balance of her
0 life.-American Agricultdrist. white
accor'
u CIRCLES OF LIFE. new
Each Kind Has i Own PatJealar le mix
a- meat. thor
to The traveler-among the Islandsof the rise.
"'- tropics finds few more curiously inter let r1
he esting sights than the coral reefs that and '
s surround them. The variety of coloW one s
exhibited by the reefs where the living oven.
Mg colors around is as wonderful and beau --8
es tiful as that in a flower-gardel. But whit
ed the eye of the naturalist detects bean, and
in- ties and points of interest that entirely bolle
as escape the casual or careless visitor. one I
Ive For every circling reef is the home of a teasu
sat vast variety bf living forms, which ex- the e
ow hibit some of nature's most cunning and,
;ies handiwork in the adaptation of means then
ur to ends. with
oc- Among the curious inhabitants of the rice;
al- tropical waters is, for instance, the pow,
al Caput Medusae, an animal that bears a thre
ere remarkable resemblance to a plant, and mxi
rty whose remote ancestors in the most bake
on ancient oceans of the earth contrived Lon
in- to prolong the existence of their kind
by developing a means of keeping the
ent water around them comparatively pure. gas
the This is only one among a multitude of
97 wonderful little animals to be found in Ti
oc- such places. pla
tra, It is hardly a matter for wonder, com
ider then, that the great barrier of coral spri
loo- reefs that runs for twelve hundred so
fri- miles around Australia has been recent- and
ion ly described as "a perfect Eldorado" clot
51. for the naturalist. the
aly, The shallow waters covering it teem nar
Son- with representatives of almost every Ova
den, group of marine life, and the exhibi- bril
ver- tion of animal forms and colors equally wit
inm surprises and delights the beholder. fall
18; In the deeper waters beyond the reef int
16; the forms of life are comparatively vye
l 7. rare, but as the bottom shelves up- ver
issia ward the little animals become more th1
rage abuanant. Yet they can not approaeh IU
east too close to the surface, beeause they oal
olly must be constantly submerged in order I
to thrive. a'
The situation o these myriads, ring- as
LO. Ing the islands of the se- with their of
living circles, recallsithat of man him- en
I self, whose habitation is limited in a pi
somewhat simllar way. He can not en
go down into the g een deeps, on
and he can not dw the thin at- be
irei mosphere of the blt mountains cn
Sof but although nfinite c expands th
ikota above hit, he is ned within a n
yars range qp few thousand feet down and s
it be up.- b's Companion.h
olen. THE NAMING OF HELLNA. a
1001- - da
thereA ns t El i*t hs the Hisatory ef MWe
h are In October, 1864, there was a meete
gras ing in George Wood's cabia to a
dd in for laying out s town andgrivingo ,.
rings name. These were some of nle n s
h un- the rough miners suggested that g*
ineto prospective city be called, "Pskin
souri ville, Squasshtown, Tomah~wkt, and
sefor Tomah."' A Mr.eJohn Somerville sug
yare gested that a good name waould be St.8
Iroves Belena. The general taste was di
gras vided between Helena (a shortening of
ouring St. Helen) and Tomah, an
rough tin of Tomahawk. Helena w -'
1sfur- votes. In the name St. Heles t .
cent is on theas4. WIa t
anch- last word, but in thE JIf *
urIsh the name of the pla hre to e
Stheir called Helena. by everyi,
ey had It is said'that one mlie had baeen to
good the island of St. Helen, and thought
miles Last Chance Gulch looked like a part
there- of that island. Then, agai, it is esa 
is cov- that Helens was the namae of a daugh
e and ter oPa miner who attended the mee
ra ing, or of the wife of such a miner.
the best story is that John
msaid, in a speech that he made: "I ba
long to the best country in the world,
a with lived in the best state n It, iS the
best county in that state, ad in the
best town ia that eoenaty, sand, by the
Eternal, this place shall beer the name
of that town-HelesL." e was a tall·
bhdy, jovial lfrterseman from Minne
*ots, who had taken his wis with him
oae, to shbae his rough life a mihmer.
of Harper's Toung People
Idhov- A MIght (L~
a aural Paite (to a giatlman whose pc
elaem trait he baa r jet empltEd)--WeI, *,
s*boa hw sateeP eptra s
· as-atemp
igCERIS.
..-O-Tail Soup: he ox tal eat M
every ont; puttobol with two pounds the
of beef, two e5rotr two onionsp, mnpa
ley, pepper and alt to taste, in three -
quarts of water. When done, thicken. foe he
-Ohio Famer.
--Cream Pudding: Six eggs, two eup- -You
fals asifted floar, two cupfuls eream, triends'
two cupfuls sweet milk, one-half tea- feadn
spoonfutl sod. Beat eggs separately, -Her
then mix; add a little of the milk and only da
all the Soar. Stir lightly, then put In that's a
all the milk. Lastly, the sods. Bake Herald.
In a pan in a hot oven. Have a nlem -Lavi
sauce.-Dqtroit Free Press. become
-Celery. Soup: Take four roots of '-And yc
celery, wash and cut in small pieces How mu
Cover it with water, add a teaspoonful -"Ia
of msalt, and boil half an hour; then pam here mi
through a colander. Put two quarts quired
of milk on to boil; add the water Ip stout fo
which the celery was boiled, with a Star.
slice of onion and two or three chopped -A.
I stalks of celery. Rub a tablespoonful Panny
each of butter and four together, and ,--"Ye
stir in the boiling soup. Season with and I
salt and pepper, and serve immediate- Blatter.
a ly.-U-arper's Bazar. -ai
-Apple Fritters: Pare, core and cat Chisg
the apples in slices crosswise; dip them Dlxb
in batter and drop them in a liberal He's a
quantity of very hot fat. Fry to about Troy P
the color of doughnuts. Prepare the -Pol
n batter as follows: Best the yolks of walk h
three eggs, add a gill of milk, a salt- how a
spoonfulof salt, and four heaping table- Yea do
spoonfuls of flour; 'mix. Some foars Se"
may require more liquid to make the -Th
 batter the proper consistency.-Bkton that
Budget appoin
--Graham Bread: For the "sponge" namer
rt or "ferment," take one pint of white appoin
re flour and scald it with one quart of
io boiling buttermilk; let cool to blood- an un
heat and add one-half cup liquid yeast. looks
When this is very light, take about two
e quarts of graham flour and one quart to
white boar (the amount must be varied -A
according to the quality), one cup of .The'
new milk. and one-third cup of sugar; steadi
, mix all into a stiff dough; knead very What
thorougly and put in a warm place to Pa
he rise. When well risen work it down, ular t
ar let rise again, then make into loaves,
,at and when light bake for one hour or don't
lot one and a quarter hours in a moderate tryin
ng oven.-Ohio Farmer. yn
io --Southern Rice Bread: Two cups of yb
htt white Indian meal, three eggs, a pint
In: and a quartr of milk, one cup of cold m-T
ely boiled rice, one ounce of butter, melted,
or. one teaspoonful of salt, two heaping Pe rw
of a teaspoonfuls of baking powder. Bet brigh
ex- the eggs without separating the yolks you h
Lug and whites until they are very light, him
ans then add them to the milk. Then put
with them the meal, salt, butter and on ar
the rice; beat thoroughly, add the baking
the powder and mix all well again. Grease thneg
a three round shallow pans, turn in the the i
nd mixture, put quickly in a hot oven and m
met bake for thirty miantes. Serve hot.- last'
red London Black and .White. the
ind wO o
the WHAT TO BUY FOR SPRING. dian
re. ats sad Wras. Dreses sand sbrtem *O
s of All IK . goes
d in The first new garment to be contem- bat
plated when the birds sing, the sun subt
der, comes out and all nature preages But
oral spring is a new coat. A' very hand- and
ired some one here reprodueed, with dress of g
enat- and hat in exquisite keeping, isof black felt
ado" cloth, tight-fitting and fastening down Lon
the front with hooks concealed beneath
eem narrow rows of jet pameementerle.
rery Over the shoulders is a triple espe of
ribi- bright violet color, each cape edged mr
tally with a row of jet. The 1830 sleeves are
Ider. fall five inches above the elbow and set iet
reef into fiat plaits on the shoulder. It is ball
rely very handsome. Violet and black is a tior
up- very fetching combination, and one of _a
more the prettiest black dress goods is a tr
oueh light-weight diagonal, double fold, and
they only a dollar and half a yard. sal
rder The new crepe challies are, for house wb
and evening gowns, quite as handsome
ring- as silk. One of these, with a pattern t
their of palest purple and od gold pnsies on a
him- cream ground, will be made p with ski
in a pale violet silk and gold-cOloteWol 6
not crepe. A little crn lace will be used
eps, on the shoulders, and the efect is
Sat boand to be charming. In buying wool ,,
tian, crepes care should be taken to see that
pnds they are wrinkled firmly bfore making
bn a p. If not, they will smooth outt at any
Sand sudden dampness, and the yaour oherw
ished gown will be a fright. A really 
good wool erepe, thoroaghty-erain M4
MA. and double width, can .!he d for e i
dollar a yard in all colar. in
** The fortunate girls with plenty o
meetpin money are baying the new rtbbeo
they come out and layintag them up
wear with their summer froeks.
'& Wide satla ribbon in soft tich ereanm
Scolor is broched with grenat boquets of d
tcolored flowers. Plaid ribbea hmas a
kin wide satin stripe insome bright de in
snd on one edge. Faille ribboQa, edged with
Sm- satin stripes, narrowly on one sde, h
be widely on the other, has lowers l
as c- Lines of color ran length
a ' o rouond and white lines
- 0 . A ribbon very
season's ides s
_- _ flo  +-with el oe-set lines of
atse, and half in white, with black
The osmbre sin ribbons ae
to be lked for gown trimming ftlednto
n rofesand frliI-Chiago Sunday t L
hought r of sleees
issid ilW 4_op sthat evo the I
dagB. ctviid falls, to grasp. I
.of the m, sa are about
y-re in *i qL, ad aceomding
the best
"I be- la In 5ine.
oorld, cated alikest, entirly
I the ders and elbows, ,
in the atting the grm quite eimety- The
by the genuie - s e,
men ame wh"bih is tmr e a s to be
Iatll. panfllagt~alle is
/inue- mesa. but lo . n.
ith him psey oe, Ibsb whlih is
inier.- abev the w Than s s
wags of t edagr t slene sgM
the lata belng a baudb d f -
rate paeeentr mt aosi. the
•p .ere+ +ust below tb-.paL in. e
e·~-t
au sis*e'S
PITH AND PO6WTE
-If your dress was Y, O Mit'r -
ighibor It ouldn't talk Abt.
more than itdoes.-- r "k •
-A man has to be pu p
fores he can blow his own be
p r vigor.-Texas Sifttingl
-You can not aword to sue yea .
friends' enemies, yeggtib is swhat W
friends expeet.-GalWste New&
-Her Father (wrPlg)--"y W '
only daughter." Her Adr-- e ,
that's all right. I only want et'
Herald. .
t-Lavrils-"Yes, Jame lad I aeo te
become peartners foer " l-f
.And you will be the astioS pt5e ' 9·
How sweet--Judy. "
-"rI'm afraid BrMdget waon't w
here much longer." "Whit he b
quired in dismay. "She's gttig st a
stout for my clothes." W Wh gtO
-A.-"As I am now told, you d
Panny are now married and hslp'."
B.-"Yes that is to say. she Ish..'
and I am married." -- Hum4odrista
Blatter.
-Hawker-"So Minds has movd It .
Chicago, e hbe l making It g trhlse
Dixb-f"Making itgo I sheuld a i
He's s motorman on a street ar."
Troy Preo.,
-Foled. -He-"Say, Kitty. shall v .
walk home slow, so dat I kia telly s
how much I like yes?" She--li"Wa
Yez don't save no ear-fare an er, sell.
SSee?"-Judge.
--The great difficulty about politi
is that it Is utterly impossible r the
appointments to make any kid of a
numerisal showing longside of the il
appointments .-WaahiRto Star. .
-The questQiZcdat It nt
an unimportadt one. A l al
looks better who carries
Stbsh~ in two or more friends ue
t ing to carry him.-PhrbladelPi Tlm
-A Rain-Maker.--Miss Beeth@ '
rThey say that in Grtelaed t
nsteadily for six months is the -
SWhat do you think is the au eof
0 Papa--'Probably Wagner music ip3p "
u ular there."-Truth.
' -What She Expected.
r don't like Harold Hitop; he's
trying to kiss me." Cari-"
oy expect him to dot Nevc.
tMabel-"Nl-no, not 'ezatly. But h
might suoceedonce i awhile" -
-The poor old da~ lpg beas~t -
performing for the ohildrea,
he wss through Alloe gave his
h bright new ter-ceat piea "I to
you will get saough," said she, "te b
him some new fueh The omes Ih b :+
nd on are awfully worn out" w ..
S -"We have at least succeeded t'
ue tlngour winta wood sawed," ~=s <
the the PlunkvyUle Bugle "T ril
nd saw dramatic outfit thati hd " .
last week had a eod$aWint5g I
the second act. and W
wood in return for de F
G . dianspolls Journal. :
- -When man l ar de
roes to the other side he i s sa StLiz
em- but we always felt that thetsew
m sn subtoe something wrneug ab~st hha
ad- end comes over to us thn bes ' ';
ress of great moral courage, "ad c
ack felt that he hd sterling stua in hl-~':
awn London Tit-Bits'
rle HE NEEDED A DOLLMýq- 1
Igd seat on th rsr l mvas ale s
are With groaning brake an md
tiet ety-bang the loe train s p
is halt in the darkness of l C
is a tion. The door of the
e of opened slowly, and a Wary
i a trampild in. "
and "Gentlemea, I beg your
said, pulli from his he
o ut wh iR ttle was left but theS
omine pn sthe poker table looe
te tmp's coat a dbspo
n a of the shabby genteel out
with skirts had fringe ea tlsea _.
ool cloth was of the plorIw
ed agi" h sbere wdac the
t is h wore wbhich dakla
wool misfit stamp '.
that "Gentlemea," he mid W .
king and with dignity, "ap I a**
your pardon, but I am il
lar."
iter up"NoIget51 SWIl5 . , *
r one inrrted the tream
in reduced rir msa
t etleman permit me to
I have been ridilng
m. far I am aftrat that
ks. hd alsooverd mesad
t next station. Did myerae
e of dollar?"
but no money. The tmr w
I mit aove, nsd tthe emp a ut .
e, himself on a truck once mo-rl
are In Ten miles out of Colorado
Bt and in a deser theo tas ws
Sto aesdden hal. These was
ea~ r them smoking ear sand *s
wanes rgged oat. .
'of "Guess a tasi ewl twls t
make you le esarelem batb t
s rldes ol the ttck,," said the 
etos he swOaI o the thtn i lad
S"Go shead." We look out l ie
smokngear windows sad 'ptied eit
slee ves tramp. Just as the train begap te a
s n thehis voles arose, mylng: "IeS
gr P pardoo, but eaa nayone tell me whan t
bout I can nd Ia real goot d bel Ma i
rdin n here?"
"~N o detad d beatenth M m" aid.
the brake an, as he MlMa thedeer.
-N. Y.-an.
S- .The ast thee Imae L* *
I hare . . 0 b" sroe . * "

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