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WERE MEX!CAN COLONISTS.
Pitiable Story of Deception Told by Col
A special from Ciudael Por!irio Diaz. Mex
ico, says: One hundred and sevenuty eAre1
colonists arrived from th" City of M--N:- in
a box car. Quarantin- Qili-:er E':ans has
isolated them in cars un'!er guar-. wher.
they will be held until all dam-Hr is lat.
United States Consul Sparks wir-d for in-re
rations, as several hundlr-l nyre w.*r'r ex
pected to arrive of the '709 who tio': 1art ia
the exodus from IisKii'pi. L-uish:'a. Ar
kansas and other Siut hern Stat-. pa-'
throngh Torrean la:t F:-iatrv to> ninzk'
their fortunes throu-.h the atl of a colnza
Nearly 400 of thom. sttrved. h-lf inaked
and diseased. b:tve be-n :p' t for tit-, ptist
few days near Torrean. aSc a rni-.
hungry. bare-foote-d lot wil . harl to C-quVA.
They tell a pit iable tale .," deept.in
They were assir-l that ti- phic- - -is on a
railroad. a goo-t house to livei il 11 res
-of land to cultivate th-ir own -.
etc.. plenty of game. and all w,-: : : a
blank contract which was to gu-r:rnte
them half of the crop of sixty are, witi-h
each was to take car- of-:ity in *-4ta
and ten in corn. After their arriv:il thev
vainly endeavor-d to :1-t thw c-ntrans
signed, but it seetuis the ointra-ts were
never signed or fulll-d. The h-iaes worN
miserable adobes. The water was vile and
killed a good many with a spe-is o ma
laria and swelling of the limbs. Th- dr-ath
rate ayeraced. five .a week, an-l they -aim
nearly i00 died thetv.;.principally o w;n. to
the water and lack of medicine and mae ii-al
Finally they were told that they hia-1 w: in
terest in the crop. and that te eo:npauxv
would pay them ilfty cents a dav. Th is w.;
done for about two weeks. when it wa ett
to thirty-seven cents a day. IF they weri,
sick they receivel nothiu:?. and it what they
say is true, many a one divl erying ftirs-u'te
thing to eat. The manager about this time.
it is alleged, told them the company hal
brokenits contract and he could do nothing.
and advised them to "go."
This, after planting and raising one of the
finest, if. uot the best. cotton crops ever
grown In the State of Durang*o. T&-n they
left Many of them, in orler to do s). hail
to sell their personal effects. beldin.. furni
It is estimated that there are about 1('
more at Tahuanilo and twenty-flye at Me
pImi station awaiting transfer.
ROBBERS DEFEAT COSSACKS.
Men Slaughtered and Women and Chil
dren Taken Into Captivity.
Six organized bands of robbers. armed
with Remington rifles. haw, for a long time
harassed the district of Eriwan. in Trans
Caucasia. These bands recentIv tnited un
der the command of a notorious teader,
Aadul Heyder Khan. and attacked and
burned a number of isolated farm houses.
Finally. becoming bolder. the robhcrs at
tacked in broad daylight several villages.
whichthey captured and burned.
All the rnen in the village and all male oc
eupants of the farm houses who were unable
-.,to ese ape were put to death, while the women
and children were carried off by the bandits.
The police were unable to stop these out
rages and a force of 200 Cossa-iks was sent
to punish the robbers.
The Cossacks encountered the bandits at
Naehitschewan. After a sharp fight the ban
dits. who are now armed with modern mag
azine rifles, repulJqtd the Coae!..
-Big Workus Consoll~fated.
The Baldwin Locomotive Works, of Phila
delphia, and the Westinghouse Electric
Company. of Pittsburg. were consolidated.
The two concerns represent an aggregate
capital of about $20.000.000.
The coalition ot interests will, it was
stated. result in th6~ early introduction of
Improved forms of electric motors for rail
road companies and give employment to up
w-r or 10,003 men in busy seasons. One of
the offleials believes that railroading will be
revolutionized, and that engines capable of
running 150 miles an horvll bernade.
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DR. TALMAGE'S THEME SUNDAY.
An Eloquent Sermon on Jonah With
its Lessons for Sleepy Christians.
TEXT: "So the shipmaster came to him and
said unto him: 'What meanest thou, 0
sleeper? .Arise, call upon thy God, it so be
that God will think uponus. that we perish
not.' "-Jonah i., 6.
God told Jonah to go to Nineveh on an un
pleasant errand. He would not go. Hfc1
thought to get away from his duty by putting
to sea. With pack under his arm I find him
on his way to Joppa. a seaport. le goes
down among th- shipping and sav.s to the
men lying ahvund on the docks. "Which of
these vesels sails to--lay?" The sailors an
swer. Yonder is a ves4el going to Tarshish.
I think if you hurry you may get on board
her." Jonah steps on board the rough craft,
asks how much the fare is. and pays it.
Anchor is weighe-l. sails are hoisted, and the
riggina begins to rattle in the strong breeze
of the Mediterranean. Joppa is an exposed
harbor, and it does not take long for the ves
sel to get on t hA broad sea. The sailors like
what t hev 'all a "spanking breeze," and the
I plunge oi the vessel from the crest of a tall
wave is exhilarating to those at home on the
deep. But the strong breeze becomes a gale.
the gale a hurricane. The affrighted passen
gers ask the captain if he ev,'r saw anything
hke this before.
"Oh, yes," he says. "This is nothing."
Mariners are slow to admit danger to lands
-men. But after awhile crash goes the mast.
and the vessel pitches so far "abeam's end"
there is a fear she will not be righted. The
*aptain answers few questions. and orders
the throwing out of boxes and bundles and
of so much of the cargo as they can get at.
The captain at last confessps there is but lit
tln hope and tells the passengers that they
hal better go to praying. It is seldom that
a sea captain is an atheist. He knows that
there is a God, for he has seen Him at every
noint of latitude between Sandy Hook and
Qui:enstown. Captain Moody, commanding
the Cuba of the Cunard line, at Runlay ser
vice led the music and sang likea Methodist.
The 'aptain of this Me-literranean craft,
having set the passengers to praying. goes
around examining the vesel at every point.
'He descendsinto the eahin to see whetherin
the strong wrestling of the waves the vessel
had sprung aleak, and he finds Jonah asleep.
Jonah hail had a wearisome tramp and had
spent many sloepless nights about (uestions
of dbuty, and he is so sound asleep that all
the thunder of tha storm and the screaming
:of the passengers does not disturb him. The
captain lays hold of him and begins to shake
him out of his unconseiousnoss with the
erv: "Don't ou see that we are all going
to'the bottom. Wake up and go to nraying
if you have any' God to go to. What mean
est thou. 0 sleeper? Arise, call upon thy
God, if so be that God will think upon us
that we perish not." The rest of the storyi
will not rehearse. for you know it well. To
appease the sea, they threw Jonah over
Learn that the devil takes a man's money
and then sets him down in a poor landing
place. The Bible says he paid his fare to
Tarshish. But see him get out. The sailors
bring him to th" silo of the ship, lift him
over the guars and let him drop with a loud
splash into the waves. He paid his fare all
the way to Tarshish, but (lid not get the
worth of his money. NeW r does any one
who turns his back onhis duty and does that
which is not right.
Thsre is a young man who during the past
year has spent a large part of his salary in
earousal. 'Whatt has he gained by it? A
soiled reputation, a half starved purse, a
dissipated look, a petulant temper, a dis
turbel conscience. The manacles of one or
two bad habits that are pressing tighter and
tighter will keep on until they wear to the
bone. You paid your fare to Tarshish, but
you have been set down in the midst of a sea
of disquietude and perplexity.
One hund red dollars for Sunday horse hire.
One hundred dollars for wino suppers.
One hundred dollars for cigars.
One hundred dollars for frolics that shall
Making four hundred dollars for his dam
Iiistead of being in Tarshish now he is in
the middle of the Mediterranean.
Here is a literary man tired of the faith of
his father who resolves to lannh out into
what is called freethinking. He buys Theo
dore Parker's works for $12. Rienan's "Life
of Christ" for $1.50. Andrew Jackson Davis's
works for $24 Goes to hear intidels talk at
the clubs and t') see sniritualism at the table
rapping. Talks glibly of David. the psalm
ist, as an old libertine, of Paul as a wild en
thusiast and of Christ asa decent kind of a
man, a little weak in some respects, hut al
most as good as himself. Talks smiligly of
Sunday as a good dlay to put a little extra
blanking on one's boots and of Christians as,
for tho most part. hypoerites of eternity
as "'the great to be," "'the everlasting now"
or "the infinite what is it." Some (lay he
gets his feet very wet and tinils himself that
night chilly: the next morning has a hot
muhadis hed.y ed odoe to
the store that lie will not be there to-day;
bathes his feet: has mustard plasters; calls
th' doctor. The medie-al man says asidle,
"This is going to be a bad ease of congestion
of the lungs." Votce fails. Children must
be kept down stairs or ser.t to the
neighbors to k"~p the hious3 g'iiet.
You say, ".'tnr .+r the minister." But
no. H'e does not b).lieve in ministers.
You sav, "R'.ad the Bible to him." No;
he dlo'es' no believe in the Bible. A law
yer comes in, and sitting by his bedsidle
writes a dor-umont thait berins' "In the
name et G o:1, aman'. I. ,ben' o souin:I in-!.
do'make this my' last will a'n "i Loi"met."
It is certain whnre the si"!k min' b > a .y -Il
be in less than a w'w-k. It isrpi..tin
who will get his prope.rty'. But wha.t will
become of his soul? It wi ll "' inb>) "the
great to be." or "the everla.tin" now," or
''the infinite what is it."'',. Hisil is in deep
waters, and the wind is ''blowin"'-reat guns,"
Death cries, "'Overb'oard with thu un
believer' A splash. He goes to the bot
tom. He r'ai'I 85 for his ticket to T irshish
when he bought the intn'lel books. H"
landed in perditioni.
Every farthing you spend in sin nsta' will
swindle you out o f. He promise"s v ausal
have thirty per cent. or a "reat <lividen-1.
He lies. He will sink all the capital. You
may pay full fare to some s.inful su ces- but
you will never get to Tarshi h.
Learn how soundly men wi'll sleep in the
midst of danger. The worst sinner on sbip
board, considering the light he hwl, w".s
Jonah. He was a member of the church,
while they were heathen. The sailors were
engaged in their lawful calling, following
the sea. The merchants on board. I sup
pose, were going dIown to Tarshiish to harter,
but Jonah, notwithstanding his Christian
profession, was flying from duty. lHe was
sound asleep in the cabin. He has been
motionless for hours-his arms and feet in
the same posture as when ho lay down-his
breast heaving with deep respiration. Oh,
how could he sleep? What if the ship struck
a rock? WVhat if it sprang aleak? What if
the clumsy oriental craft should cap'size?
What would beconme of Jonah?
So tren sleep soundly now amid perils
infinite. In almost every place, I suppose,
the Mediterranean might be sounded, but no
line is long enoigh to fathom the r'rofound
hneath every impenitent man. Plunging a
thousand fathoms down, y-ou cannot touch
bottom. Eternity beneath him, biefor" him,
around him! Rocks close by and whirlpools
and hot breathed Levianters. Yet sound
asleep: We try to wake him up, but fail.
The great surges of warning break over the
hurricane deck, the gong of warning sounds
through the cabin, thie bell rings. ".twake!"
ry a hundred voices. Yet sound asleep in*
In the year 1775 the captain of a r -
ladl whaling vessel foun-t himesli at nikht
surrundc I by iceher~rs and "lay to" until
morning, expoet-nz every m'>menit to be
ground to piee-s. In th" mornn hr look;e-l
about and saw a shi's near hv IH' baile
it. No answer, Getting in5o a bioat with
some of the crew. h'a push" ('ut for the
msterious craft. Getting naar by, .ho saw
through the prrthole a man at a stan-1. a;
thouzh keeping a logbook. lHe haiil' I him.
N' anzw'r. I-e went on boar I th, v'ssel
and found the m'in sitting at tha loghook.
fro"n to death. The loghetk wa: daited
7iP. showing that the vessel bad le-- wvan
drinz for thirte'n yearz a-nr th" ice.
T.' sailors wer" foun-1 frozen a-non:~ the
h'a-'-no.:ks and others in tho- c'a'.in. Fo'r
thir-'n yearcs this Thip hal h -'rn 'arrying' its
burhen of corpses,
S ' from this gospel cra't to-:ia.r I dese'rv
vraers f'or eornity'. I Crv: ";hin ahoy!
Sip, ahoy:' N.' anaswer. Theav Il at aMM.~1
toss' l a'u eI-anon by th il i "-'' of sin',
hoisting no sail fsor heave. I g >"1 1 bae.h.
I find all nseep.a I is a ozmn seo;-. Oh.
I do not know Go ' The careiens remark
of a teamster h:is led a man to thoughtful
nes and hav. The child's remark:
"Fatner.h l-y have roraye'rs at incle's house.
Why don't we have them?" has brought salva
tion to the dwelling.
By strangest ways and in the most unex
peeted manner men are awakened. The gar
dener of the Countess of Huntingdon was
convioted of sin by hearing the countess on
the oreieosite side of the wall bilk about Jesus.
John Har,lal was aroused by a dream. in
which he saw tha last day, and the judge sit
ting. al heard his own name called with
terrible em phasi-. 1John Harioak. come to.
jiidment'" The Lord lias a thousand ways
of waking un .Tonia. Would that the mes
sengers of mer.-y migit now find their way
down into the sideW. of the ship. and that many
who are un.-onsciously roeking in the awful
tenrest of their cii might hear the warnarjg:
"Witat mein-l thou. 0 sle'l'er? Ari- and
call upn thy G--, V!
Azain: T-arn thii a mat may waY in
to lat-. Ir intea.l of leein'. Joni:h ha-l
heei n on his kInI i es i c.'iJ ing his'j iner frIa m
thev t * im he wI n o n h41 ,11. r. th )I ..- tr.;. I t h ink I
i bat ol- woul it,- - :'-..'.l hii in fron bl in g
thrown overeboair.l. Bw ih -.1k , 1e to.' :iin.
The te'mp't is in ill bhat, an-1 the- soa, in
conlision. is lising itself. and not iiig will
stop it now bit the overt hrow o; Joiah.
S me-n -ometimes wake up too hot. 'Te
last hour hn! vome. ThI~et man has iin more
idlea of <ling I han I have of enopilg down
tie' meionit. The rigging is ,il white wit h
the' foam ifr doatt. How chill thle night is!
"I must die." ho sav. "ye t not rea-ly. I
n.uit puush out upon this awful fe4a, but havo
nothingz with whielh to pay my faro.
The while eips! The darkness! The
hurriennte'! 11.Hw lon. have I been sleep
ing? Whole davs and months anl years. I
am quite awake now. I see everything. but
it is too lat'' l lavisible hand.- take himt np
H-struggles to ;--t loo N. In vain. They
brin:g his soul it th:- vrge. They let it
down ovor the' sde. The winds howl. The
spit op-ns Its fr.tlhing jaw4 to w~vllow. He
has one foro-v,,-r. An I while the canvas
eraeksil, and the- yranls ri tth-d. and the ropes
thumpe 1. thi set tw , u: tihe fneral dirge.
pltvin.- vitli open liapa-viu of midnilg.ht
storm, ".l-aust [ have enllel anl ye re
fused. I have strite-d out My hanul, and ino
man rebard-1, but ye lav'eV set at naugvht all
My counsol and would none of my reproof,
I also will laugh at your calamity, I will
mock when your fear coneth."
Now, lest any of you should make this
mistake, I addrtss you in the words of the
Meditr.-ranean sea eaptain: "What mean
est thou, 0, sleeper? Arise. call upon thy
God. if so be that God will think upon us,
that we perish no:." If you have a God,
you had better call upon Him. Do you say,
"I have no God?" Then you had better call
upon your father's God. When your father
was in trouble. whom didl ha fly to? You
heard him in his old days tell about some
terrible exposure in a snowstorm. or at sea,
or in battle, or among midnight garroters,
and how he escaped. Perhaps twenty
years before you were born your
fathrir made sweet acquaintance with
Go.. There is something in thq
wo-:n pages of the Bible he used to read which.
mr.kes you think your father had a God. In'
th old religious books lying around the
h->use, here are passages marked with a
lead pencil-passages that make you think
your father was not a godless man, but that,
on that dark day when he lay in the back
room dying he was ready-all ready. ,But
perhaps your father was a bad man-prayer-,
less and a blasphemer-and you never think,
of him now without a shudder. He wor
shiped the world or his own appetites. Dd
not then, I beg of you, call upon your fath
ers God, but call on your mother's God. I
think she was good. You remember when
your father came home drunk late on a cold
night, how patient your mother was.
You often heard her pray. She used to sit
by the hour meditating as though she were
thinking o; some good, warm place, where
it never gets cold, and where the bread does
not fail, and staggering steps never come.
You remember her now as she sat in cap and
spectacles reading her Bible Sunday after
noon. What ggd advice she used to give
you! How black and terrible the hole in the
ground looked to you when with two ropes
they let her down to rest in the graveyard!
Ah I think from your look that I am on the
rght track. Awake, 0 sleeper, and call
upon thy mother's God.
But perhaps both your father and mother
were depraved. Perhaps your cradle was
rocked by sin and shame, and it Is a wonder
that from such a starting you have come to
respectability. Then don't call upon the
God of either of your parents I beg of you. I
But you have children. You know God
kindled those bright eyes and rounded those
healthy limbs and set beating within their
breast an immortality. Perhaps in the byi
hoef that somehow it would be for the b~st
you have taught thorn to say an evening
prayer, and when they kneel beside you an I
fold theIr little hands and look up, th:-ir
faces all Innocence and love, you kn->w :t a
there Is a God somewhere about in the.
I think I am on the right track at last.
Awake, 0 sleeper, and call upon the Go:1 of
thy children! May Ho set these little ones to.
pulling at thy heart; until they charm thee to
the same Gel toe whom to-night they will say
their little prayers.
Bit, alas, alas, some of these men and wo
men are namovedl by the fact that their
fther had ai Go:h, that their mother had a
God, aind th'ir children havc a Godl. but they
hav no Gord. All the edivine goodness for
nothing. All warning for nothing. They are
s;.un-l asleep in the side of the ship, though
the sea and sky are in mald wrestle.
Macny year.- argo a mau,. leaving his family
in 3Iassachusetts, sailed from Boston to
China toe trade there. On the coast of China
in the mnist of a night of storm ho mirle
shipew.re -kc. The alventurer was washel1 upI
oin the brea..hl senseless-all hi; money gone.
H i hi I to beg in the streets of Canton to
kep frce:n starving. For two yetrs there
wcs no commnunicationi bestwe'en 1imelr anlt
fanily. They supeposed him dead. He knew
not but tbhat his family were deal. He hali
gon-' out as a capetaiu. He was too pron 1 to
comn hymk as a private sailor. But after a
wil- h" choked down his pride andl
slet I for Boston. Arriving thero
lhi look an evening train for
: eote. of the State, w.here he haI lleft his
faihy. T-aking the stage from the depeot
an I ri lin.g a score of miles. he got home.
if- s-iv. th at, geing up in front of the cot
ar ini the bri.ght moonlight. the place
'.l. tee hi-n like heaven. He rapped on
thie win-lmv. aind the affrighteed servant let
h e im e 11. ee'ea +e th , n i- u'hmc' bia
wi fe andI chill wvere sl'piu::. lHe did not
dlare t.o wake them' for fear -e the shoek.
Bending (over toe kiss his chiled's cheek, a tear
fell upon the wife's cad,' aind she wakened.
and he satid: 43iary.!" and shi' knew his
voiet, and there was an indlescribeabile scene
of welcome andl joy and thanksgiving to
To-lay I know that many of you are sea
tosseed and dlr've~n by sin in a wvorso storm
than that which camne down on the coast of
China, and yet I pray Godl that you may. like
the sailor, live to get home. In the house of
many mansions your friends are waiting to
meet you. They are wondering why you d'e
not come. Escaped from the shipwrecks ofI
earth, may yeou at last go in! It will be
a bright night--a very bright night as
you pult your thumbe on tha latch of that
elorr. One in you will fladl the old family
facs sweeter than when you last saw them,
an th're it will be found that He who was
your father's God, and your mother's God,
and your children's Gol. is your own most
blessed RV'leemner, toe whom be glory and
dominion throughout all ages, wctld with
out end. Amen,
tnat mnv Lori .roslus woliii come n'ar.l and
lay bold of the wheel and steer the craft
cown iutee the warm gul f stream of Hiq
mercy! Awake, thou that sleec-'st! Arise
from the dead, and Christ shall give thee
Again, notice that men are aroused by the
most unexpectel means. If Jonah had been
told one year hefore that a heathen sea
captain would ever awaken him to a sense
of danger, lhe would have seoffed at the iedea,
but here it is done. So now men in strangest
ways are 8roused from spiritual stupor. A
prfano man is berought to conviction by the
shokinr blasphemy of a comrade. A man
attending nlhurch and hearing a sermon from
the text. "The ox knoweth his owner." etc.,
goes borne impressed. but, crossing his barn
yard. an ox come up and lick; his hand, and:
ie says: "There it is no)w. 'The ox knoweth
his owner and the ass hIs maser's crib..' but
Kin-; of Korea Inive:hed linng
M. Maturice Courant is auzthoi:iv tSt
h statement that the iuvenutioz 0:
printing is due to litai Tfjong, Kin .
of Korea, who bei move2;e typ's
cast as early- as 1103.-Piaeii
BILL ARP'S LETTER,
TIE IS WORRIED OVER MANY
Women of Fifty and Over 200
Pounds Should Shun the Bike.
It takes a long time for big things to settle
dOwn so that we may get the trnh and the
fact?. I was ruminawing about this in conn(c
tion witlh the gicat battle of Mattassa that was
foIlt tbirty-feur years ago last Sunday. This
is Oln liie ttihtt the day of the w. ek and the
!-V of th molnth corrispond- d with the ann'
virsrv of that tattle. Thit trronr years have
p.as cd and this generation is just -eginnin-t to
unlersarnd what the war was about. Northern
irstores have been so partial and one sided
I hat t h young folks have be r surpria. (1 and
;stonished that outr people fiuglit Po hard and
a . I, ng with so little to fight for. But the
truith i< gradually dawning upon the nation.
Southern hist-ories have be'n wriiten ind intro
!neel ini sont thern schools and our children
are beomig our defenders. I see that Mrs.
Stan Pindl ton Lee. the gifted daughter of
Gen ral Pendltetrn, has written abistory of the
Umted Stat. a antl has without reserve told the
story of tiw hile civil war. and the Unired Con
federato Voterans. in their great meet:ng at
I-listoti. have as fearlesslv indorsed it. In a
few sears more the south' will be vindicatrd,
lit it takes a hug time. Eighty years have
pa-i-ed since Napo!eon figure 1 in Europe. and
even ntow lhisorians differ widely about events
and mnotives conce:ning him. Marshal Ney was
shot in 1815 r i- died in North Catolina in
ISIS, nobody krows which.
I or several , ears we have been waiting for
'he truth about t Hawaiian islands, but it
ha not yet beti written from i a non-partisan
stantpoint. Conservativo peop'e don't know
what to li-liev'. 'I lt missionaries used to tell
n that t he Sandwieb islandcrs were cannibals
fifty yeatsago, but had alt.become Chri-tians
andii had sc-ho !Ps and clurchts like we have.
Later accoutits say !iat pohtical rchemers and
unilipled scouinirels from our country havo
ltndered that uliappy land and r. dtneed
those natives to beggars and snj-eticti. And
now we read that anoiher set atre arting Ves
sls to Orive the first Fet ont tunder preten'e of
helping thte tatives. I wonder what are th.
facts tn the case?
And what at out Cnha? Who knows? The
pre vailieg idea is that Sptin is a tyrant and has
ot ftose Cnhans by the thro t and they n'ant
to gove-rn itetiselvei and Pet up a republican
form of governutent I ke ours. Pit a knowii'
man, who ha, been there, to:d me that those
Cubans were mostly negroes of the most de
gr:.ded kind and wr e not fit to govern the m
selves at d ill this rumpus was being raied
by a few ftlilum ring Americans. mho
want to capture the island and d.vide out
the oflic-s antd get rich off the sugar planta
lions that the Spanairds are ciltivating. There
was a big ti:as raised and lots of sympathy ex
temlei ahout atn editor whom the Spani rds
had conned in Moro castle. but Homer Reed
says he found out the o-itr day that the editor
wa< a coa'-black coon who h ad been vi ry scan
dalh-us in his paper. And so the question
conies up, "is Cu' a worth helping?"
)avid wrote. "I said it mine haste all men
are liars," and the old Scot-h preacher too't
that for his text and remarked: "Ab, David,
David, if ye had lived till now ye might have
sai-l it at yotr le sure. me iaon."
Are we a nation of liarp? Read the papers
and say! Who knows what to believe? %A hill I
was in Florida ihe other dar I read from the
New York Recorder atn awful accout abont
Tavares being attacked by rattlesnakes and the
people had to turn out with guns and rocks and
thrashpoles and they killed over 400 in t e
'rects one unnday morning attd in two days
had killed over a thousand and the people were
terror-stricken. The article went into many
det ails and told about a woman wtho put her
ifant clhld in a tb while she washing in an
other tub, an.t a big rattler got his head over
the edge ot' the tub and she had to kill him
with her battling stick. I asked a Tavares
man about it and he was amaz--d. "Why,"
saip lhe, "it is a lie-a lie withont any founda
toon. Some lying repor er made it up for a
sensaion."~ And not long after I read that
t re was yellow fever int Tampa and the peo
ple were fiittg from the city. I was in Tampa
hat very day and knew it was a lie. Of com se
the paper took it all baek the inext day and
-ail it was a mis'ake, but there is no telling
the damage that such mistakes do. If a re
porter who is running -around for news gets up
a lie for a sensation ho should be turned off in
An I here is the silver question that has been
the ..ul-ject of more exaggeration than will ever
be f-rgmvn in the day of jndgment-more
ciination and slander and suppression of the
rnth, and rothing is yet settled about it.
Who knows what is best? When we see
such statesmen as Morgan and Vest and Harris
and Datniel and hGeoree and Blackburn and
Crisp and Black and McLaurin and a host of
o hi rs on one a do. and as many notable men
ont the other side, what right has a common
nman to jrump up and swear that he knows all
abut it andi that those who dlon't thtink with
.inm aro fools. But I rt ekon the next election
wll settle it, and I wish it was over, for the,
pl)~e tire getting mighty tired of the whole
And there is another question that comes up
p'iodically and has ricently come up again.
Does education lessen crime? Some philan
'bropists are getting concerned about this, and
well they may. for the statistics of every state
in the Untion establish the fact that education'
of the kind the pupils are getting increases
crime-nut a htttle, but immensely, and yet we,
go oti nd otn with it and the clamor comes for
more andl more. Just look over the daily pa
pers and see how the reoord of crime is mn
.easing-not misdemeanors, but the most aw
'n! crimes-not only away off in Ohio, but
ighit here in Gcor,.:ia. But I forbear. I wrote
has all up two years ago and gave the figures
'om the approved reporas of the penitentiary
,,nd the prisons and the jails and the wotrk
a suses fronm M~asachnittt to Texas, and they
aere all alike, so far as increase was enncerned
taent we better atop and think about this
.md rake e. les Ott from Prussia as to the kind
,f eduication that will diintish crime? Who)
,.ll the geo.. and virious girls marry nowa
las? Where are the youtng men whlo are
orthty of them? 'lhere are at least forty yoting
marria-:ecable girls in this town of good fai
e; who would make good wivts, but whter't
a:c the young men to whom the fathers would
entrust ihemi? Thete are not ten-a-e there
ivt? Matriage is at a di--count-not because
thts3 girn< are fast or ex' ravagant or ridle a hi
evch, bitt because the young men arc generally
n'o, acatnnt. or dissipattd or can't support a
w fe. Some of them will spree all night lo'ig
td goi to a (lance the next night with a re
i ectable girl.
hlow many young married women have sopa
at- u from their husbands or bx:a divorcid or
Ahuout that bicycic craza. as it is called. I
confess that I canner see anything nrong or
imodest about, it when the dress in mod' t.
It alhl depends upontt that. I saw two ynnne~
:irs in Tampa rude lip the street and a'ighit at
:he lists flie- anid ret their mail and moitt
gain; arnd r d away aind nobody th'-n.:t it
:art hing wrotig our itmmodese. I am sure it
m r uccurred to me. and I wits oblio e I to ::d
mto themi ant the- pric - of titer evolutott. I
to't t blnk tI a' marr ('t woment. whto am- s-t
C eI. a, th.-v a v. inoir v, iv hir e 2t0-punttere,
htl I ri le'th'e'm. Tit re ire mnty thtings tht
yong g'rls may do that their mothers shorll1
ot. As to the drn ss we are ill the er. atuires
f pr juidice, atth Tbostnmne oif the country
we live in has much to d > with our p'rejtidice.
it Ital; anid Sw tz'trland and Andllusia the
grown up matidenus till dress in shtort skirts ihIat
how the ankle andi a pretty cross-laced1 hose
j.bove it, and it is all right over- thire. I've
Sen the picture< of these pretty maidens and
) e their costuma, but it would be shocking
t-ver liere. I utill make another' confo-sin
can see nio goodh reason-Save rudtom-why
les shouldt not ride a bior e tilse a
nan if they ride at :lt. It is e r
iny the safer way. I cant tee arny
an'reason why a' womim i-h til niot
p.tetce mu di cin amnang her own a .
In fact, I thmtk thocv storild halthe~ pi1ref. r.
ece, an-t ii some cntrm:sing womt mt s'huld
rtablish a female medical college it would be
iberally patronized. The time is near at hand
when the women will have to run the machine
mr it will not be done. The time is past for
nfiting womein to the fireside when there is
n' tppOrt for them there. Paul spoke for his
wn time and its customs-nlot, for ors-when
saitl that long hair was the glory of woman.
-was worn long, but now it is done up andt se
ntr.-d with hairpins. Who ever saw a painting
fEve or of Mary Magdalene or any Jewish
timran of that day with her hair done up im a
a <-n the back of her bead? How eenidl
trv htave wiped the Savior's feet with Item
ir'if it hadl beetn a switch or was donue rip
-Ih pins. Paul noi doubt was facinated with
omans tresses as we all are. Even' -iome of
ir notable men admired long hair so much
iat they wore their own hair down uponi the r
holers. Joseph Henry Lumpkina and L. Q.
X Lamar. .w..e this ery lng, and so does
Pr. Hawthorne and Roger A. Pryor, and I
lon't suppose there is any harm in it. even
though they werenot Nazarenes. A great man
ran afford to do it. for it d6es give him a "Ju
piter tonans" appearance. "He shakes his an
brosial locks and gives the nod."
As to women talking in church, I hope they
will not make a business of it, and we cou!d
say the same of some men we know. But if
sh'e tal!s well and makes the world better. let
her talk. She teaches our children in the pub
lic schools an 11 Sabbath schools and why not in
the church? The fact is, if woman was allow
ed to be our lawmaker for one session she
wou!d wake up the nation on the whisky Lui
n-ss. wouldn't she? Then let her rn.ke prog
ress in every good work. We k o; very well
that it is hernntural desire to marry and be a
nioter, but if there is no prospect of that,
what. mutua she do? Go to the missionarv soct
c y (r visit the sick. von may say. That won't
buy bread nor clothing. I heard a preacher
say, "Would von make amazons of tour
women?' There were no Amazons, and Ama
zonia has been stricken from the modern rp4,
for neither the country nor the womt-n conl I
be found. Humboldt'says he sFerche-d dili
gently an:] found an old man over there who
sa d his grandfe.ther told him he saw four en I
time-tour women astride of horses and artud
3itli soe.srs, but, he says from his best inforia
tion thse were a few dusky slave womn wh
is&aped from thoir captors and fl- far into
i he interior and built a fort to protect th' m
selves, and tIere, in course of tiue, they all
died. This amazon story is all a myth, but if
it was not, it does not follow that our men will
ever x et so low as to let the womn do the
tighting. And now there is a big controversy
abut tie old woman who killed her htiband.
No, I wouldent hang her. It was an awful
crime f< r a woman to do, but I wouldent hang
..nv woman. But look how many men have
killed their wives or sweethearts in thc las! sx I
mionthis. It is getting as common as suicides.
What is the matter with the country and n ho
w. ! protect the girls when we are gone?--B!LL
Anp. in Atlanta Constitution.
NEW YORK COTTON FUTURES.
Cotton firm. Middling uplands 7%;
middling gulf, 7%. Futures steady.
Sales 71,900 bales.
August...6 94@95 December... .7.10@11
September...6 97@98 January......7 15@16
October.....7 01@02 February .... 7 20@21
November...7 05@06 March ......7 25@26
LIVERPOOL COTTON XARKET.
Middling313-16 Sales8,000. Futures quiet.
Jan. & Feb...3 01 Aug. & Sept..3 44@45
Feb.&March.3 52@53 Sept. & Oct..3 46
Mch.& April..3 53@54 Oct. & Nov....3 47@48
Apr. & May..3 55 Nov. & Dec.. .3 48@49
August....~....3 44@45 Dec. & Jan. ..3 49@50
cHICAo GRAIN AND PRODUCE.
wEAT Aug .... 6714 Sept........ 67%
coRN- Aug ---, 42% Sept........ 41%
ATS- Aug .... 22% Sept........ 214
TorK- Sept..... 9 65 Jan.........10 32%,
LARD- Sept..... 6 1234 Oct......... 6 07%i
a&Is- Sept.... 5 9234 Oct......... 5 90
HOME coTroN MARKETS.
Ral- Char- Col- Char
eigh. ltte. umbia. lit~on.
Good middling.......7 7.40 7 6 1-16
Strict middling........74 7.25 6% 6%
iddiing..............7y% 7.15 6% 6%
Strict low middling..6% 6.05 634 6%4
Low middling.........6% 6.95 6 5-16 6 5-16
Tinges................6% 6% -
Clean stains........ 6 5
Deep stains and blues.5Y&
SEA iSLAND COTTON.
Medium flne slightly off color, 17a18; me
dium flue 22a24; fine 24a28; extra fine 30a35.
nALTtiaoRE rRODUcE MARKET.
FLoUR--Quiet, Western super 2 60@2 85; do
extra 2 C0@3 30; do family 3 45@3 75; winter
wheat patints 3 85@4 00; spring wheat pat
ents 3 85@4 15
i HEAT-Weak. No. 2 red spot and Aug.
65 5-8@68%; September 69 5-8@69 7-8,
isteamer No. 2 red 65 1-2@65 34 South
ern by sample, 70(a71; do on grade 67@70.
Co- W _ eak. Mixed spot and August
47- September 47% asked; steamer mixed
..;Southern white 49@50; do yellow 49@51
Wilmington. N. C.--Rosin firm, strained,
1 20; good strained. 1 25; Spirits turpen
tine quiet, machine. 25; irregulars, 2434.
Tar firm at 1.35; crude turpentine steady;
hard. 1.20; soft. 1.60; virgin, 2.00.
New York-Rosin dull and easy;strained,
common to ;good 1.52% @1.5734. Turpentine
quiet and easy at 27@27%
Charleston-Turpentine firm at 24 1-2.
Rosin, good strained firm at firstname.lastname@example.org
COT-rON SEED OIL.-New York-Cotton
re -d oil, quiet and steady; crude 24@25; yel
'ov prime 281'28%; do good off grade 2734@
The rice market was quiet at Charleston.
The quotations are: Prime 5 a534; Good
4 a 43': Fair 33%a3%: Common 2%a3.
FRUVITs AND VEGETABLEs.
Lemons, 360's, per box 4.00. Raisins.loose,
p-r box 1.75; cluster, per box 2.00. Mixed
nuts, per pound 102. Egyptian onions, per
bag 2.50. Virginia peanuts, hand-picked, pter
pound 5c; North Carolina peanuts, hand
pi-ked. per bushel 1.25. White beans, per
Country Butter-Choice Tennessee 18a25c,
mi--diumn 123. to 15e.
Cow Peas~-65e and 70e. per hushl.
Poultry-Grown fowvls, choic~e :kr.00 to 3.25
pr dozen. Chickens 2.25at2.75 per dozen,
a-er lng to size and quality. Ducks
M-covy -ia4.50. Geese, young 4.50 per
Ezgs-E-:gs 9' to 103 per dozen.
Wool-.Washed. 15- per pound; unwashed
1. 1Iiides 11e to 12c. Wax 25c to 27c.
i-.uE. eE3IENT AND PLAsTER.
Alab amat and T,.nnossee luamp lime 85c;
E isternr B-k piort. Maine, lime 1.25; car-lots,
1.10. t'ement-Rosnthal 1.40 to 1.65; car
l t. '.5. New York plaster Paris -2.00.
Tths I.50 to 2.00 per M. Portland cement
I -lium 1.0 to 2.75. English Portlanid 2.50
i1 :00: B h-ium, earlots 2.00; En.:li.sh car
TI~tnER AND LUIER.
Merchntabl~e 14.00 to 16.00 for city sawed;
l12.00 to 1-t~oo for railroa1: square and sounid,
.0 toe 1:.00 for railroad, 8.00 to 11.00 -for
St.t 1hi k timiier 4.50 t, 16.50: shipping
S 0 to 10.50 S) hingls 5.00 to 7.00.
(rude 2.75. delivered at works; hot air
1' ried 3.25. free on board; ground rock 5.00,
i., t: iL-:
The Famnily Market Basket.
Prices of ment. fruit. lish and vetetables
tave .hanged but hitI le since last week. In
the Charleston market price werE ais fhillows
on Saturday: P.-ars 15 to 35 cents a dzn
P.-h-s 25 i-nts a erate andiu from thatt uP to
40 cts5 a dlo:en. Niagara gra2p.s 15 to 25
'-,nts a basket. Apple-s 5 to 25-etnts a d~n
5) cents a (-rate. Califoria oratns 25 to
6) -ents a dlozni. Cabf'rn in pa r.)3 to 50
c-nts a dozen. Califertija a pricots 15 to 211
cents a dozen. Lemons 13 to 25 cents a
'don. Pineapples 10 to 20 cents a piece.
California plumis 15 to 35 (!'nts a dozen~i.
Huc-klotberries5 e ents a quart. Nectatrioes
15 and 20 cents a dozen. J~aa;lum~s 25
cents a dozen. Cantalou pes 5 to 1) --ntosI
and watermelons range from 5 to 2ou ie:5
each. Okra ant tomatoes 15 to 20 cents a1
bushel. In the market ant on tie st r,-t,
however, tomatoes are 2 to 3 eents a quaet
and okra 1 to 2 cents. C,-lery 10 cenlts a
stalk. Cucumbeors 10 cnts a Id zeti. 13---ts
5 cents a bunch. Sq1uashes 10 ---uts a d-zen.
String beans 10 cants a qiart. ('arruts 5
cents a bunch. Turnips 5 cents a buneh
Onions 5 -ents a bauch. Corn 20 centsa
lozen ears. Bell peppers 5 cents a quart.
Egg plant. 2 to 5 cents eacn. Soup bitt-Io
5 ents. Irish potatoes 35 eents a j--rk.
Sweet poetatoes 25 cents.
Red snapper and other large fish s--I! for 10
to 1234 cents per pound. 1Ihri.k tibh 20 ..nt.
a string. Whiting 20 to) 25 '--uts a strin:.
Sheephead 25 cents andl upwatrd a strig
Porgies 15 to 25 cents a strinuz. Grou per 8
ents a pound. Shrimp 10 cents a p:ilt.
Porter house steak 15 etnts a potind, sir
oin 15 cents and rousn- 15 -mts. Rib roast
234 cents. Lamb 15 cents.
Spring chickens 21.50 to $3 a dozen and
fowls $3 to $4 a dozen. Egzgs 10 to 1234
ents a dozen.
Married in Hlasfe.
William Rogers, of Chicttgo, an old
man and wealthy, had occasion to vis
it Niles, Mich., the other day. A
pretty girl of bixteenl waited on himI
at the hotel table, and her manners
at once captivated the old gentle
man's heart. Het went to the clerk
nd asked for an introduction to the
young lady and imnmediately proposed
o marry her. He proved that he
was rich; she consented to have him,
nd in twenty innnts they were man
THE COLUMBIA IS A WONDER.
Home From Southampton in 6 Days, 23
Hours and 49 . Inutes.
With a record which is a surprise and a
delight to the Navy Department and to every
one with a spark of pride in the achievement
of American vessels, the triple screw com
merce destroyer Columbia poked her
shapely white prow over the New York har
bor bar at 8.59 o'clock. a. m., and at 10.35
o'clock was off Quarantine. Captain Sum
ner and Chief Engineer Harris had brought
the cruiser from the Needles, off Southamp
ton, to Sandy Hook Lightship in six days,
twenty-three hours and forty-nine minutes,
covering 3112 knots at an average speed of
18.53 knots an hour. and placing to hereredit
the best long distance run ever made by a
warship. No other war vessel afloat has ever
been subjected to such a severe test of
strength, speed and endurance.
The distance covered was 3109 miles. The
feat of the Columbia is not far behind the
best records of Atlantic passenger ships,
which are built for speed and speed princi
paily. and which are handled in a way tc
mako the fastest time possible.
It must be remembered that the warship
made the voyage under natural draught,
whereas in passenger ships there is always
more or less of a forced draught. It is said
by some that had the Columbia come under
forced draught she would have considerably
lowered the record of the marine ocean grey
She was built especially for speed- in fact,
to be a commerce destroyer-and her cap
tain and officers said that she had realized
every expectation a.nd ha-l proved herself to
be easily the fastest warship in the world.
Her daily runs were as follows: First day,
405 miles; se.-ondl. 400: third, 462; fourth,
450; fifth, 455; sixth. 453, and seventh, 405.
RUIN WROUCHT BY THE STORM.
The Methodlt Church in Quakertown, N,
J., Struck by Lightning.
A heavy thunder storm swept over Nem
York City and the surrounding country, do
ing great damage.
When it was at its height a bolt of light.
ning struck the Methodist Church at Quaker
town. N. J.. seriously injuring ten persons
and nearly wrecking the ediflee. The storm
was marked by a heavy fall of rain.
Two men and a little boy were drowned ofl
Ward's Island. New York. With two othert
they were in a sailboat that was caught by v
squall and capsized. Two boys were drowned
in the Narrows off Fort Hamilton during .
squall early in the afternoon. They were in
ia sloop with three others when it capsized.
Lightning struck a signalman of the
Brooklyn elevated railroad while he sat witl
his linger on the key. -He was unconscious
when discovered, and the trains whici
waited for his signal to move toward th(
Bridge were stalled.
A Pennsylvania train, with 250 passengen
on board, was by the force of the wind
partially derailed on the Raritan Rivej
National Coining Hills.
In July there was coined at tao Fedora
nAnts 209,000 gold pieces, valued at $2,910,
000. The coinage of silver consisted of 330,.
000 half dollars and 448.00) quarters, valued
at r-277.000. Of minor coins there were 914,.
000 five-cent pieces and 310,000 pennies.
There was also coined for Eeuador e100,00(
of twenty-cent pieces.
A 1iIerce :I.t W.th Turkw.
A severeong m at tookz place betwee:
Tirhish tcoops an.i insurgents, near Stru
mitza. The Turks l1A Ilvo hundred ki!le,
oc wounded, while the insurgents' loss was
less thlan one hundired.
According to a report 10,122 patents havy
been granted for improvements on the plov
in this country within a century. Theri
have been 10,155 patents granted for harvest.
ers and 4130 for threshing machines. Th1
great improvement which has been made ii
these lines is readily appreciated by thos<
who can contrast the operations of harvest
ing and threshing flifty years ago with the
same of the present time.
Highest of all in Leavenilng P~
~It would take land fourteen yeari
to travel from the sun to the earth.
Paper is being used as an insulating
agent for three main telephone wiret
that are being laid in Nottingham,
The ptarmigan of the Aretic rogioni
resembles the prairie chicken in size
and habits, and in their summer plu
mage are almost identical in color.
Skinny Sufferers Saved.
Tobacco users as a rule are aways belov
normal weight because tobacco destroys di
gestion and causes nerve irritation that sap:
rain power and vitality. You can get
quic-k, guaranteed relief by the use of No
To-Blae, and then if you don't like your free
dom and improved physical condition yoi
can learn the use of tobacco over again. jus
like the irst time. No-To-Blac sold unde:
guarantee to cure by Druggists everywhere
Book free. Ad. Sterling Riemedy Co., Nes
York City or Chicago.
Rev. H. P. Carson. Scotland, Dak., says:
"T wo bottles of' Hiall's Catarrh Cure complete.
ly cured my litrtle girl." Sold by 1)rgists75c.
The More One Usace P'arker's Ginger Tonic
t he more its virtues are revealed in dispelling
colds. indigestion, pain and every weakness.
The Western railroads in order to be abi<
to transact all of their business have bee,
obliged to increase their force of emiploves
GREAT BOOK FREE.
When Dr. R. V. Pierce, of Buffalo, N. Y.,
publishcd the first edition of his work. The
Peopl's Common Scnse Medical Adviser.
ie announced that after 68o.ooo copies had
been sold at the regular price, Sr.So per
copv. the profit on which would repay him
for ~the great amount of labor and mioncy
expnded in producing it. he would dis
tribute theC next half million free. As this
tnuber of copies has already been sold, he
is now distributing, absolute/y free, 500.000
copies of this ., . most com
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Now He Can Iu= and Jump "Equal to a
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of Six Boxes of Fink P1l.
Prom Oe Messeager, Wilmington, K. 0.
The following letter from George Rusell,
a Otlzen of Laurinburg, N. C., will prove of
interest to many of our readers who may be
suffering from that dreaded disease-rheml
IAusmrnsu, N. C., April 3, 1895.
Dr. Williams' Medicine Company, Schen.
ectady, N. Y.
Gentleme:-During the summer of 1888 ,
had a severe attack of typhoid fever which.
left my constitution'in a wrecked and broken
down condition. Ever afterwards I had to
be very careful not to get the least damp for
if I did an attack of rheumatism woild be the
result. I was able, however, to attend to
business the most of my time though I could
never say that I was well. I continued this
way till the summer of 1894 when I wagl
taken with a more severe attack of rheuma
tism which commenced first in the back of'
my head and neck, then my shoulders be
came involved. I suffered untold agonies,
could not rest day or night, could get in no
position that would give me rest even for a
few moments, could not sleep more than I5
minutes at any one time, had no appetite, my
flesh was reduced till I weighed only 121 lbs.
The disease moved down or rather spread to
the small of the back and into both hips, then
to the left knee joint. I could not walk up
the door steps. but had to crawl out and into
the house. About this time I was taken witht
a shortness of breath which one doctor pro
nounced heart dropsy, another an excess of:
water in the chest. I gave up all hopes of.
1ver getting any better or even living for
more than r few months. I wrote many of:
my relations that I did not expect to live but
a very sliort time. Of course I had been under
the care of men who called themselves good
doctors all this time; I had six of them to at
tend me during my sickness. I tried every
thing that I could get that was said to benefit
people who had rheumatism, but instead of
getting reliof I continued to grow worse.
One day a friend came to visit me, and like
all other friends. had a rengedy for my ills.
Her remedy was Dr. Williams' Pink Pills for
Pale People. She showed me a paper which
praised them very highly. I told her that I
had no faith in them, and as for the article'
in the paper, it was nothing- but mere
bosh. But like a drowning man that will.
catch at a straw I concluded to try the pills,,
I commenced to get better from the first day..
I took six boxes and am well, my appetite is;
good, I sleep well, have gained in flesh from:
121 lbs. to 160 lbs. I have been in the rain.
till I was literally drenched without ex
periencing any annoyance afterwards. E
can run, jump. hop and skip equal to a six
Any one doubting this statement can be
satisfied by writing me.
Mr. George Russell has this day appeare4
fn person before me, a Justice of the Peails.
for Richmond County, N. C.. and made oath
that the statement contained in this manu
script is true in every particular. Sworn to
before me this 13th day of April. 1895.
M K. JoNES, j. P.
Dr. Williams' Pink Pills cure all forms of
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I forms of weakness, chronic constipation.
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