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THE CHRONICLE.
A DEMOCBATIO NEWSPAPER.
Published Weekly at Camden, Term.
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Camde.v, Tenn.
The 2,"0,000 Indians in the United
States hold 00,000,000 acres of land,
exclusive of Alaska.
Home and Farm believes that the
greatest aid to success in fanning is
cheaper production. This means that
the crops Miould be increased by the
use of fertilizers in order to decrease
the cost of tbo labor. Tho larger tho
crop t ho lower Ihe expense and tho
greater tho profit.
Reports to the New York Advertiser
from nil parts of tho South show a
steady teudency toward improvement
in business circles. Net earnings of
Southern railroads are showing an in
crease over tho corresponding timo
last year. The stockholders of a
leading New England cotton mill com
pany having voted to spend $000,000
iu building a now cotton mill in tho
South ; several other Now England
companies are expected to follow suit.
"Jumping beans," says the Phila
delphia Becord, "threntou to bocomo j
as great a fad with those who admire j
odd pots as chameleons were about a j
year ago. As .most people Know by
this time, the movements of the beans
are caused by a little worm inside.
They come from Mexico, where a Chi
cago man has collected large numbers
of them, and has cornered the market.
Tho worms are said to bo a species of
chrysalis, and in time develop into
butterflies. If tho craze doesn't dio
out before tho Indians and tho jump
ing bean agents have colloctod all the
worms, Mexico may beminusa species
of butterfly at a certain season. Tho
Society for the Prevention of Cruelty
to Animals prohibited tho sale of the
chameleons, but has not yet taken any
action for tho protection of the acro
batic worm of the embryonic butter
fly." Tho religious newspapers are wrest
ling with the question of tho "best
ono hundred books for a Sunday
school library." The New York
Evangelist secured lists from many
Presbyterian Sunday-schools, and
theso lists show some curious feat
ures. Tho favorite book, which ap
pears upon ninety-one per cent, of
tho lists, is General Wallace's "Ben
Hur." Mrs. Prentiss's "Stepping
Heavenward" is second, Bunyan's
'Pilgrim's Progress" ranks third, and
Edward Everett Halo's "In Eis
Name" is fourth. The great chauga
that has come over tho taste of tha
young reading public in thirty years
may be seen in the utter neglect of
the books that were once conspicuous
on the shelves of every Sunday-school
library. Among theso noglocted au
thors are tho Abbotts, who furnishod
tho interminable "Hollo" books and
tho Bhorfc histories and biographies;
'A. L O. E.," the English woman
who wroto moral tales and who re
cently died in India at an advancod
gc, and E. P. Boe, whose somi-reli-
gious novels had ho great a vogua a
. few years ago. In their stead we find
tho books of Louise Alcott, Kate Wig
gin, Margaret Sidney and Mrs. Alden,
the author of the "Pansy" books.
The stories of these writers are infin
itely brighter than the prosy tales of
the older authors. They are full of
human nature and tho moral is not
agged in, but is made an integral
; of the story. In a word, the lit
taste of the Sunday-shool
of tho period is to be consid-
REV. Dlt. TALMAGE.
run
liJIOOKLYN DIVINES SUN
1AY ",",")X
Fulijcrl ".Sir.ge of Luclcnow."
Text : "Whoa thou slmlt 'f.i.;ff a city a
longtime in i:i;tkinjr w:r a.jaitist it totsko
it. thou bhull not destroy tho trees thereof by
forcing an ax agiili.st ll:em." Deuterouo
my xx., 19.
The a wfulest I hing in war is bestogement,
for to tho work of deadly weapons it adds
hunger and starvation and plague. Besiege,
inent is sometimes necessary, but my text
commands mercy evoa In that. Tho fruit
trees must bo spared because they afford
food for man. ''Thou fchalt not destroy tho
trers thereof by forcing an nx against
them." )nt in my recent journey round tho
world I found at Lucknow. Indin.theremalus
of the most merciless heslegement of tho
ngex, and I procood to tell you that story for
four ureal reasons to show you what a hor
rid thlnj? war Is and to make you all advo
cates for peace, to show you what genuine
Christian character is under bombardment,
to put a coronation on Christian courage,
and to show you how splendidly good people
die.
As our train glided into tho dimly lighted
station I asked tho guard, "Is this Luck
nowr"' arid ho nnswerod, "Lucknow," at tho
pronunciation or which proper name strong
emotions rushed through body, mind and
soul.
The word is a synonym of suffering, of
cruelty, of heroism, of horrorsuch as Is sug
gested by hardly any other word. We havo
lor thirty-live yean boen reading of tho
auonles there endured and tho daring doods
thero witnessed. It was my great desire to
have some one who had witnessed the
scenes transacted In Lucknow in 1857 con
duet us over the place. Wo found just the
man. Ho was a young soldier at the time
tho greatest mutiny of tho ages broke out,
and ho was put with other.-! inside tho
rosldoucy, which was a cluster of building
inakiugii fortress iu which the representa
tives of tho English Government lived anil
which was to he the scene of an endurance
and a bombardment the story of which
poetry and painting and history and secular
and sacred eloquence have been tryingto de
pict. Our escort not only had a good
memory of what had happened, hut had
talent enough to rehearse the tragedy.
In the early part of 1S57 all over India tho
natives were ready to break out in rebellion
against all foreignors and especially against
the civil and military representatives of tht
English Government.
A half dozen causes are mentioned for tho
feeling of discontent and Insurrection that
was evinced throughout India. Tim most
of theso causes were more pretexts. Greased
cartridges were no doubt an exasperation.
Tbo grease ordered by the English Govern
ment to be used on these, cartridges was
taken from cows or pigs, and grease to tho
Hindoos is unclean, an 1 to bite ttb'S3 car
tridges at tho loading of tho guns would bo
au offense to tlio llinloo religion. Tuo
loaders of the Hindoos sail that theso
greased cartridges was only part of an at
tempt by the English Government tomiko
tho natives give up theirreligion ; hence, un
bounded indignation was arousod.
Another cans:) of the mutiny was that an
other large proviuca of In lia hi I been an
nexed to the British empire, and thousands
of officials in tho employ of t!u Kin? of that
province were thrown out of position, an i
they were all ready for trouble making.
Another cans was said to he the bad gov
ernment exercised by somo English officials
in India.
The simple fact was that tbo natives of In
dia wero a conquered r ice, an 1 tho English
wero tho conquerors. For 109 year tho
British scopter had been wave I over India,
and tho Indians wanted to break that scep
ter. There never had been any lova or sym
pathy between tho natives of In Ha and tha
Europeans. Thero is none now.
Bolore the time of tho groat mutiny tho
English Government risked much power in
the hands of the native. Too many of them
I manned the forts. Too many of them worn
j in tho Governmental employ. And now the
i time hml come for a wide outbreak. The
I natives had persu idod thomso vos that thoy
I could send the English Government flying.
' and to accomplish It dagger an 1 swor 1 an I
tlrearms and mutilation and slaughter must
i do their worst.
I It was evident in Lucknow that the n i
! thvs wero about to rise and put to death all
j tho Europeans they could lay their haa Is
j on, and into the residency thoOaristian pop
ulation of Lucknow hastened lor d! 'iiso
I from tho tigers in human tor n Wiiieh were
: growling for their victims Tho occupants
of tho residency, or fort, wero military and
non-combatants, men, women and children
j in number about
I suggest in one tentoneo somt, of the
chief woes to which they wore suhjoctol
. when I say that theso people were in tho
residency live months without a singlo
, change ot clothing; somo of tho timo the
i beat at 120 nud 131 degrees ; the place black
j with files and nil n-iqnirm with vermin;
llring of the enemy upon them ceasing
neither day nor night ; the hospital crowded
with tho dying ; smallpox, scurvy, cholera,
adding their work to that or shot and shell ;
women brought up in all comfort and never
having known want, crowded and sieri
llced in a cellar where nine children
were born ; less and less foo 1 ; no water ex
cept that which was brought fro.n a well
under the enemy's lire, so that the water ob
tained was at the price, of bloo I ; the stencil
of the dead tors a id id to tho effluvia ot
corpses, and ml waiting for tho moment
j when tho army of C0.003 shrieking llinloo
' devi 8 should break m upon tha garrison ot
. the residency, uow reduce I by wounds an I
I sickuess and death to !)7ii men, women anl
. chd ire.n.
) "Call mo early," Isal 1, "to-morrow morn
j ing, and b t us beat the r 'Sideney Delorntlio
sun i 'c0:nes loo hot." At 7 o'clock in tha
j I morning we le.t our iiotol in Lucknow, nu l
i Inuidtoour obliging, gentlemanly escort,
tl "I'ieiisetaiie us along tho road by which
n.-iveiocK an i uuiratncame to tho relief ot
the lesidency." That was the way we went.
There was a solemn stillness as wa ap
proached tho gate of tho residency. Bat
tered and lorn is the mnonry of the en
trance. Signature of shot nnd punctuation
or cannon null nil uo an 1 doivn an t every
where. "Here 1o the lort," sill our oseotf, "aro
theromaius of a building Mo Ilrt fl or ot
which in other days had oe.en use 1 as a ban
queting hall, hut then wn3 used as a hos
pital. At this iart the amputations took
place, and all such patients mod. The heat
was so great and the loo I fo insufficient
that tho poor fellows could not recover
Irom tho loss ot blood. They all died. Ampu-
; tauons w re periormea witaout chloroionn.
j AU the anaesthetics wer.i ex lauste 1. A
j Iracture that in other climates and tin
I tier other c.rcums'.auees would have come to
i easy couvrtieseeuc lier prova t tatal. Yon
I dt r w;;s Dr. Fayrcr's boue, w'io was sur
I peon of tin' ji.ace an I is now Queen Victor
I la's octor. This unper roo n was the otU-
c rs' room, and ther S.r Henry Liwreuoe,
j our dear commander, was wouu lo I. While
he sat there n shell struck the room, and
I tome ouu tsug.-estet that lie hai better
lcve the room,, but lie suvloi an 1 sui I,
'L'gl'.ttiiiig n' ver s!rii;es twice in the
same place ' Hardly had he said this
win a am.'lu r sioll tor.i oiT hiMhigh, nn 1 lie
"ua-K ;u I'.i'd living into J)r. 1'iyier's lionso
"tt the other M-ie ni th-: ro i l, sir Henry
I.awri-i'.ei. had been la poor health lor u
ii'int lime beloie the mutiny, IH lm 1 been
in fie Indian service lor year", nn I he had
Mart 'd ha- i'mglaii'l to recover his health,
l ut getting us tar as Bombay the English
Government nijne.-ited hiin to remain tit
leas' awhile, lor he could not be spared
In siieh (longerons times. He came h -reto
Lucknow, an I turcseidug the sle?? of this
ve.-idency had iille.i many of th i rooais with
grain, without whica tin residency woul I
have bei-n obliged to siirrcu ler. Thero were
nlsotakxu bv h'Mi into this resi loucy rie j
nr.d sugar and charcoal and folder for the
oven nnd bay for the horsey But now, at
the time when all the people were looking
to him for wisdom and courage, Sir Henry
Is 'lying."
Our escort describes the penn". unique,
tender, beautiful nnd overpowering, anl
while I stood on the very spot where the
sisrhs and groans of the besieged nnd lacera
ted and broken hearted mot tins whiz o" hu'
lets, nnd tho demoniac hiss of bursting shell,
nnd the roar ot batteries, my escort gave mo
the particulars.
"As soon as Sir Henry was told that ho
had not many hours no live ho asked tho
chaplain to administer to him tho holy com
munion. He felt particularly nnxiou for
thesnfetyof the women in tho residency,
who, at any mo nont. might bi subjected to
the savages who howled around the resi
dency, their breaking in only a matter of
timo unless re-onforcoment should come.
He would frequently say to those who sur
rounded Ids death couch' 'Save the
ladles. God help the Door .women nnd chil
dren!' He gave directions for the dosperatf
defense of tho place. He asked forgivoness
of all those whom he might unintentionally
have neglected or offended. He left n mes
sage for all his friends. He forgot not to
give directions for tho cars of his favorite
horse. He charged his officers, saying '"'By
no means surrender. Make no troaty or
compromise with the desperadoes. Pic
lighting.' Hetook charge of the asylum ho
had established for tho children of soldiers.
Ho gave directions for his burial, say
ing: 'No nonsense, no fuss. Let
nie bo buried with the men.' Ho dictated
his own epitaph, which I real nbov3 his
tomb: 'Here lies Henry Lawrence, -who
tried to do his duty. Miy the Lord havj
mercy on nis sout. ile said : 'I would like
to have a p issago of Scripture addod to the
words cn my grave, such as, "To tho Lor I
our Gel belong mercies and forgivou"se.
though wo havo rebelled against Him."
Isu't it from IMniolif' Ko as brive a man as
England or India cvar saw expire 1. Tho
soldiers lifted the cover fron his fice
nui kissed him bofore they carriel him
out. The chaplain olf -ru I a priyer. Tiien
they removed the great hero amid tin rat
tling hall of the guns an I nut him down
among other soldiers buried at tin same
time." All of which I state for the benefit
of those who would have us believe that th i
Christian religion is lit only for w.rnea in
the eighties nn 1 children undersevou. There
was glory enough in that departure to halo
Christendom.
"There," said our escort, 'Bob tho
Nailer did the work." 'Who wis Bo1 the
Nailer?" "Oh, he was the A'rican who sat
at that point, and when any oneofour men
ventured neross the roa I he woull drop
him by n rifle ball. Bob was a sure marks
me.u. The only way to get across the roil
for water 'ro:n the well was to wait until
his guu flashel und then iust intly cross
before he had timo to load. The only way
we could get rid of him w.is by digging a
mine unler tho house w lore he w is
hidden. When the house was blown up,
Boh the Nailer went with it." I sai l to him,
"Had you ma le up your miu Is what you
and the other sufferers would do in case the
llends actually broke In?" "O i. yes!" said
my escort. "Wo had It nil plannei, for tho
probability was every hour for nearly five
months that thoy would break In. You must
remember it was lttlj against 00,003. nn 1
for tho latter part ot the time it was
303 against C0.000, an l the residency and
the oarthworks arount it wero not put up
forsuoh an attack. It was only from the
mercy of Gol that we wre not massacred
soon after the besiogemout. We were re
solved not to allow ourselves to got Into the
hands ot those desperadoes. You must re
member that we and nil the women ha.l
heard of tho butchery at Cawapur, and we
knew what defeat meant. If unable to hold
out any longer we would have blown our
selves up nud all goue out of life togetliar."
".Show me," I sild, "the roo lis where tho
women and children staid during those
awiu! mouths." Then we ero-ne I over and
went down into the cellarof tho resi loncy.
With n shudder of horror indescribable I en
tered the cellars where 022 women an 1 chil
dren had boon crowded until tho whole floor
was full. I know the ex ict number, lor I
counted their names on the rod. As ono of
tho ladles wrote iu her diary speaking of
theso women she said, "They lay upon tho
floor fitting into eic i other like bits in a
puzzle." Wives had obtained from their
husbands the promise that the hus
bands would shoot them rather thau lot
them fall into the hau Is of these desper
adoes. The women within th residency
were kept ou the saiaM"st allowance that
would maintain life. No opportunity of
privacy. The death an?el anl tao Dirt l
augol louche 1 wings as they passed. Files,
mosquitoes, ver . I'll iu full poss issiou ot thi
place, an I these woaica iu momentary ex
pectation that the euragil savages woa! I
rush upon them, iu a violence of wnieh eiu
anl sword and torch anl throat cutting
would be the milder forms.
Our escort told us ag un an 1 again of tho
bravary of thaie womcu. Thoy did not de
spair. They encouraged the soldiery. They
waited on the wouuiol anl dying In the
hospital. They gave u; their stocicings lor
holders of the grip jsliot. They uolieel
each other when their children. died. Waen,
a husoand or lather foil, s.t;h prayers of
sympathy were o f ire I as oaivwo nm cin
o.Ter. Thoy eudured without complaint.
They prepare 1 taeir own clildr.m lor uurial.
They were inspire 1 lor tun men who stood
at tneir posts 11,'htihj t HI fiey dropps I.
Our escort tol I us that again and again
news had com" that H iveloek anl Outran
W to nn the way to iote:i these besieged
onus out o! t.ieir wretchednes. They had
received n letter Iro n if -ivaloek ro'de 1 up in
a qudl an I carrio I iu tan mouth of u dis
gu.sod messeii ;er, a letter telliug them that
he was on tim way, but tho uexc news was
that ll.ivelock ha I been eo npelia I to r -treat.
It was constant vacillation between
hope an I despair. Bat one d ly iney heart
tile guns of relief souudiug nearer au I
nearer. Yet all the houses of Luekuow wen
fortresses ill led with armed miscreants, nud
every step of Hiveiock anl his i;rmy w.is
coutes:i)d tlnug iron hous-tops, llriu
lrom windows, llring from doorways.
I asked our Irian lit mi th ou nit tnatthi
world famous story of a iScotc i lass iu her
delirium hearing the Sjotc.i bagpipjs ad
vancing wi:ti tne .Scotch regl nent was a tru
story. He s ai l he di 1 not kuo.v but tu it it
wasirue. Without tais m iu's telha : in i
kuewfro-n myoArn oiservatiou tuit d
liriu n so netl-.nes q lic'censso n e ot tue (ae-ultie-,
an 1 1 rather tain c lae Seoto'i la-is i i
her deliriu n was t ie lirst t heir toe oi?
p.pes. 1 decline to beiieve tu.it class of
people who wjuI I lue to kid all taepjeiry
ot the worl 1 au I banish all the dm sij.
timent. They tell us that Wmt-
tler's poem about B-rbara T'iv;tel)ie was
toiiu leo on a delusion, and that Longfellow's
poe in immortalcc 1 things that h 'wr o
cm red. The Seige'i l.i-n !i t lie tr i lie s!.j
g II'. I .'I'fiei-t ivnrd It eiV.-eif as 1 st 00 I in
side ttie residency while my es -ort told .'
the coming of the .Seventy. ;:Iginii llighlan I
Ueginielil.
" '.Yi'i-e you pr -sent when ihveh-k c rtn
:::V' I asked, lor 1 coui.tsuppre tie; ( i s
tnm do longer. His answer came .
i was not at the moment present, but
with some other young fellow I saw s-j.-.
diers dancing while two highland pip-rs
played, and 1 said, 'Wnalis alt this cx.-ite-merit''
Then we came up and saw th ir
Haveiock wis in, nnd Out r.-m was in, anl
the regiments were pouring In."
"Show us where they came in," I ex
claimed, for I knew that they did not enter
through the gate of the residency, that be
ing banked up Inside to keep tuo murdereri
out. "Hero It is,' answered my escort.
"Here it Is the embrasure through which
they came."
Wo walked up to the spot. It Is now a
broken down pile of bricks a dozen yards
lrom the gate. Long grass now, but thou a
blood spattered, bullet scattered opjnlug in
the wall.
As wo stood there, nit hough tho scene was
thirty-seven years ago, 1 saw them come in
llavclock pale and sick, but triumphant,
and Outrain, whom all the equestrian statues
in Calcutta and Europo cannot tOD grandly
prent.
"What then liapppned?" I said to my es
cort. "Oh," he said, "that is impossible to
tell. Tho earth was removod from tho gate,
and soon all the army ol relief entered, and
somo of us laughed, and somo cried, and
some prayed, and some danced. Highlan
ders so dust covered and enough blood and
wounds on their faces to make thmu un
recognizable snatched th babes out of
their mothers' arms and kissed them anl
passed the babies along for other sol
diers to kiss and the wounded men
crawled out of tho hospital to join in th
cheering, and itwnswlld jubilee uutil. the
Jlrst excitement passed, the story of how
mauy of tho advancing army had been
slain on the way began lo have tearful
effect, and the story of suffering that had
boen endurod inside the fort, and the an
nouncement to children that they wen
fatherless, nui to wives that they wen
widows, submerged the shouts of joy wit.i
wailing of agony.
"But were vou not embarrassed bv the ar
rival of llavclock and l lhll men who brought
no food Willi themV" He answered : "O."
course we were put on smaller rations iai
modiately iu order that they might s'em
with us. but wo knew that the coming o" his
re-enforcement would help us to hold the
place until further relief should come. Had
not this llrst relief arrived as it did in a day
or two at most and perhaos in any hour the
besiegers would have broken in, and our end
would have come. The Sepoys had dug six
mines under the residoncy anl would soon
have explo led all."
After wo had obtained a few buil ds lliat
had been pickel out of the wall, and a pieci
of the bombs hell, we walke 1 around the elo
quent ruins and put our hands into the scars
of the shattered masonry nn 1 explored tho
cemetery inside the fort, where bun lrods oil
the (load soldiers await the eomiug of the
Lord of Hosts nt tho last day, und we
could endure no more. My nerves were
all n-trem'jlc, and my emotions were
wrung out. and I said, "Let us go." I
had seen the residency nt Lucknow the
day before with a beloved missionary,
and he told me many interesting facts con
cerning the besiegoment of that place, hut
this morning I had seen It in ?ompany with
one who in that awrul 1857 of the Indian
mutiny with his own lire hai fought the be
siegors, and with his own ear had hoard ti:e
yell of tho miscreants as they tried to storai
the walls, anl with his own eyes had wit
nessed n scene ot pang and saeritlco an I en
duranco and bereavement and prowess and
rescue which has mado all this Luckuov
fortress an J Its surroundings the Idount Cal
vary of the nineteenth century.
On tho iollowing day, about four milej
from tho residency, I visited tho grave oi
Havelocl:. The scenes of hardship an I sili
sacrillcn through which he h id passed were
too much for mortal endurance, and a fe v
days utter Havelocklcft the residency which
ho had relieved ho lay in a tent u-dying.
whilo bis son, whom I saw in London oa my
way here, was reading to the old hero th i
consolatory Scriptures. The telograp i
wiriis had told all Nations that Hive
lock was sick unto death. He h i I
received the message of congratulation fra u
Queen Victoria ov -r his triumphs anl hit
been kriighto I, an 1 such a reception as Kn
laud never gave to any man since Welling
ton came back from Waterloo a w.ii'ed 'i'-i
return. But he will never agaia see his n t
tive laud. He has led his last army an I
planned the last battle. Yet he Is to gain
another victory. Ho declared it when in
his last hours ho saldto Gonoral Oatra'n "I
die happy and contented. I have for forty
years so ruled my life that when death enm j
I might face it without fear. To diet
gain." indeed this was no new sentimen
tality with 1dm. Ho once stated that in
boyhood with lour companions he was ac
customed to seek the "seclusion otoneot
the dormitories for nurposes of devotion,
though certain in those days of being brand
ed as Methodists nn I canting hypocrites."
He had in early life been immersed in a B ip
tist church. He acknowledged Go din every
victory nn I savs in oun of his disiuteios
that he owes it "to the power of the Ball ;ld
rille in British ban Is. to Britis'.i pluck and to
the blessin of Almighty Gol ou a ni03t
righteous cause." He. was aceu-tto ne t to
sp in I two hours every moruiug in prayer
and Bible roiling, aalit tr.o nrmv wisto
mirc'i nt fto'eloj'c ho arose for purpo- o!
religious devo'ion at ( o'eloj!:, anl if Hi)
army was to mare i at Cj' jioc hJ arose at I.
A plain monument in iris Hav'lock'-)
grave, but the epitipa is as biiutiful anl
oo noreheuslve as anythla g I hiv evorsjj'i,
an 1 1 copied it then and then, an I it is .n
lollows: "itererest the mortal nnviim Ot
Hoary Havoloek, major geueril in tQe Bnt
is'i army nnd Knight C i:n n iu ler ot tae
Bath, wuo die! at Dilkoosaa Luckno.T o!
dysentry pro luee 1 by the hardships of a
campaign in w lic'i he aohievJ I immortal
lane, on the 2ltU of hoveanor, iwt.
He was born on tiie 5:'.i of April, 1793. ic
Bishops. Wernouth County. Durham, Eng
lan I. Eutorol the amy 1813. Ca ne to iu
Ui i 1321 an t servil tnere with little inter
ruption till his death. II e borj (in honorable
part in taa wars of Bar.n.i, Afghanistan, tue
MViratttevnpiiga of 1SH anl tho SutUJ ot
1S15. Beiatno l by adverse circu nstanees
iu suborliuate position, it wh the. aim
of his llle to show that the profession ot
a Christian is consistent with the fullest
discnarg. of the duties of a sol lier. Hi
c vu-nau le 1 a division in the Persian esp
ditio a of 1337. In tho terrlole coava sloi o!
that year nis gcuiiis an I ch muter were at
length lully deyupel anl known to t'.n
world. Saved from shipwreck on the C ;y
lou coast by tin l'rovl Iouoj wale designs I
him for grotter things, no wis noniuit U
to tae co n niu l of taa eo'.a nn destine I to
relieve ta- onv girrisoj of Lu!;av.
Tiis object, after al uo-'t suoermnia
cX'rron, he, by tuo h'.M-dnT of Gil. ac
co nplis iel. But he w is no; sp ire 1 to r
ceive oa eirtJ the ruwird ho so dear.y
earne' Tie Divine .Mister wion he
served caw lit to remove him tromthe sphere
of his la tor in the mo neut of his greatest
triumphs. Hj dcoarto 1 to nis rest in huia-
ble but eon d bmt cie"fit lo a" far greater
wards an I honors whl'i u grat ifui ceua
iry wasansioiis to bestow, la him the skill
of a coalman b-r, the courage and d velioa
ofa soldier, the learning of a scholar, tin
grace of a highly bred gentleman au I all
the social and domestic virtues of a hu
b.iti.l, father and friend were blend
ed together, an 1 strengMieno I, har nonize I
and adorned by tho spirit of a trae Chris
linn, the ro-uh of the influence of the Holy
Spirit ou his heart, an I of an humble rcll
mioontho merits of a crucified Saviour.
II Timothy, lv., 7, 8 : 'I havo fought a good
fight. I have finished my course. I havo
kept the faith. Henceforth there is laid up
for me n crown ot righteousness which the
Lord, the righteous Judge, shall give mo nt
that day, and not to nie only, but unto all
them ulso that love Ills appearing.' This
monument is erected by his sorrowing widow
and fumilv."
Is not that tnngniflcont? But I said while
stnuding nt Havelock's grave, Why does not
En gland take his dust to herself, and in
Westminster nbboy make hlni a pillow? In
all her history of wars there is no name bo
magnetic, yet sho has cxprossod nothing
on this man's tomb. His widow roared tho
tombstone. Do you say, "Lot hltn sloen in
the region where hedld his grandest deeds?"
The same reason would have burled Wel
lington in Belgium, and Von Moltkeat Ver
sailles, nnd Grant at Vicksburg, and 8ton3
wall Jackson far away from his beloved
Lexington, Va. Tako him home, O Eng
land ! The rescuer of the men, women and
children nt Lucknow! His oar now dulled
could not hear the roll of tho organ when it
sounds through the venerable nbhoy tho
national anthem. But It would hear tho
same trumpet that brings up from among
those snerod walls tho form of Outrnm, his
lellow hero In the overthrow of the Indian
mutiny. Let Parliament make appropria
tion lrom the national treasury, an l so no
great war ship under 6ome favorite admiral
sail across Moditorauoan and Abrabiau .v is,
and wait ut Bombay harbor for the coming
of this conqueror of conquerors, an I then,
saluted by the shipping or all free nations,
let him puss on and pass up and come under
tho arches of the abbey anl along tha aisles
where have been carried the mightiest dead
of manTceritunes.
TKADti TOPICS.
It. G. Dun & Co.'s Trade Retiew for
the Past Week.
R. G. Dun k Co.'s review of trade
for tho past week BayB:
"Thero are somo changes for h.i
better. The gain is slow uml in some
ilirections uot very distinct, but the
signs of it nro a little more deJiniti!
than last week. The most important
of them is larger employment of lab;r,
answering a better demand on tlie
whole for manufactured proihicts.
Much of this is due to tho unnatural
delay of orders for the winter, whi'b
resulted from long-prolonged uncer
tainty, but it means actual increase in
earnings and purchasing powers of
the millions, and so gives promise ot
a larger demand in tho future. Prices
of farm pre ducts in the aggregate do
not improve, but tho prevailing hope
fulness is felt in somewhat larger tratis
nctionn. "Thero in no improvement in the
demand for commercial loans and
money still drifts to New York, scarce
ly any now going south, and none,
west. V
"Textile industries havo added a. few
factories to the working lint, against
only one or two withdrawn, and there
has been improvement in tho demand
for woolens. More supplementary or
ders for spring havo been received and
colder weather has increased the de
mand for heavy goods. Yet on the
whole the market is not active and the
manufacture is much below tho ca
pacity of works.
"Prices of cotton goods are more
irregular, and somo have declined,
while print cloths havo advanced a
shade. Cheap cotton causes much
dullness.
"The shoe industry leadB all others
in approaching full production. The
iron iuumtry again records lower
prices for bessemer iron $10.40 at
Pittsburg and for6ome manufactured
products. Tho consumption is large
and for tho season well maintained,
but as it is not equal to the capacity
of works in operation their struggle to
get business keeps prices at the bot
tom. It is reported that an American
ship yard had secured orders to build
three armored cruisers for Eusttia,
which will givo added work for some
years, and that a contract for 10,000
tons of cast pipo for Tokio will proba
bly be secured by a southern concern.
"Tho failures for two weeks of No
vember havo been moderately large in
amount, reported liabilities being
$0,302,306, of which $1,713,460 were
of manufacturing and 3,832,21)1 of
trading concerns. For the same week
last year tho liabilities wero over
$7,200,000. The failures thiH week
havo been 322 in the United States,
against 383 last year and 31 in Canada,
aganist 3-4 last year.
WANTKD 1XGERSOLL AUIiESTKD.
He
Lectured at Cincinnati
and
Aroused the Ministers.
Bob Ingersoll delivered a lecture at
Cincinnati a few days ago and made
light as usual of tho dogmas of the
Bible. At tho Methodist ministera'
meeting Wednesday morning, the
Bev. Taul C. Curnick, of St. Paul's
church, Sprinfield, O., declared that
it was a disgrace to Cincinnati that its
authorities Bhould not have permittod
Ingersoll to talk.laugh and scoff at Je
hovah. He thought tho Ministers'
Association ought to take immediate
Eteps towards swearing out a warrant
for IngersoU'a arrest on the charge of
blasphemy. Tho Bev. M. Villatto said
in reply that ho did not believe ia the
suppression of free speech. Besides.-''
they could not get a jury in Cincinnat-
i convict inzerBuii uu mjv mpr1".
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