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BATS, BEES AND WO3XEN PHY
Will1am Wishes He Were a Naturalist
Gen. Young's Crazy Quilt.
Laat night whih we were all quietly reading
my wife looked np and remarked: "There is a
bat in the room." A long timie ago she used
to ju:np up with alacrity and go into another
room and wait 'till I got the littl- varmint out,
but anno domini takes the seate out of a wo
man as well as a man, a':d so now she keeps her
seat. The girls said. "rake the lamp into the
hall and it will go out," but it wouldn't. My
wife said, 'you had better get the broom and
knock it down, but don't you knock it this
way." I notic-ed that -he had put The Sunny
South on her head sadde fashion, and the girls
had covered up all bur th-Ar eyes. Carefully
I mounted a chair and began to sweep for the
little creature as it s'immed around, but it
takes a long time and I lost my perpendicular
a veral times. ' The bat is the missmg link,"
said I as I gave another stroke. "Seems to be,"
aid my wife. "You miss it every time." "It
Is not an amphiblous animl," said I "but very
ambignous.' eaid she. ''It I chiropterous and
esertilto." said I as I made another lunge
and the chaircareenied and let me down eay.
Pausing a while to get breath, I remarked that
those big words of Linneus meant having handh
and fingers and coming out a! twilight. "Well.
do please get the thing out of here-and
you can tell us about it afterwards," said my
ife. The n'*xt effort was an accidential
snccess. The bat was knocked down and
swept cut. Then I got the cyclopedia and dis
covered from it how the bat wsa a bird that laid
no egg-. 1-"t gave birth toitsyoung andsuckled
them-how it had hands and feet and fingers
ad toes and even finger nails and toe nails
now it had teeth, canines and molars; how it
was not blind but had little tiny eyes bid in
he hair, (-Yes that cannot bear the light an 1
re entirely clcsed when flying around a lighted
room. 4 uvier experimenred with them andt
ut their eyes out and they could still fly around
nnd never tou -h a wall or a cei-ing. I-l said
it was oning to their exqui'ite sense of touch
and of smell and hearing. The ancients said
the bat had a sixi sense 1-y which they could
avoid collision with walls awl so forth, but Cu
vier did not think so. They are a very ancient
little animal and I reclon ba1 a place some
where in Noah's ark, bat we don't know whether
e put them with the birds or the bags. Moses
declared them unclean and clas ed them with
,,.Is and vultures. It seems to as that it is a
;or, niserable life they live, but I reckon they
joy it, especially when they come in the
house and alarm the women aird children.
They have a unique and lonely -lace in crea
tion, there being tut two or three kinds, and
they never cross or mix and have n- society.
They have the miniature hands and feet of hu
man beings, the :e th of a dog and wings to fly
like a bird. Even Darwin could not tell whether
,heyevoluted backward or forward.
I wish t hat I w.as a naturalist. It is an ever
lring mysterv to study these little creatureq
all around us. How a fly can so swiftly glide
pon the window p:ae, what language the ants
us.e as theylass and repasi ore another as they
go and come from their hidden nests. I wa'ch
hem on the poks in the trell:s and they never
fail to pause for an instant and say something
and quickly pass in. SIay be ;t is "Howdy,"
or "Are all well?" or "I am glad to see you
: ive my love to the children." That they say
omething there is no dounbt. Then there are
the lightning buns that would bi a great won
hr if thev were not so common. Did yonever
observe tiat they nevr lighten except to rise
hher in the aii? They make no descending
light. and so it is evi-l' at that the light they
make is not to see by. but to propel them up
wards. It is an el- etric power-a force without
hea-anad our scienat s s miightt study it and
:nalyze the wonderful lit tie chemical machine
that lies hidelen in its tail. IL. is a power as
well as a light'. My friend Bussey, the bee
man of Matrietis, says ho tried diligiently to
crss lightaning hugs wi'h his bees so that the
cross could see how to work in the dark, but
he failed. I haive great respect for Linnens
and Cn-vier and Audobon an-l Agassiz, who
hve left us such a tressury of knowedg-: that
hey gathered from n 'ture. It does seem that
nrovidence rse< uap such men with a kind
inrpose and gives them a key to unlock
ils statehouse. Every once in a great
while a greaet mran comes up to mm
ster to our plea'-nre, our learn-ng or
ur comfort. Thus knowledge be
comes difinsed and the world becomes
wiser and' hbett'r. If m-: is the best finder
woman is te best diffuser' of knowledge. I
tonemp'ate I them yesterday as they worked
n a er:-zy gilt at. my house. A goa-l lady,
who is alway s at work for the church, or the
,cor, or the heathetn. brought over the patch
xerk of a quilt to b'- made up. She got her
manyu frien-is to make each a square and yes
erday it was a 1 stitched together and em
bri'ered attd the seams pressed down and a
r ich border piut on. an I it is aboutt as lovely as
a crazy qutilt can be, for tla'ey are the most
distratedt tings ina the woald and' nobody but
e azy people admire then. General Young
liked t o have tak'n a1 fit over this onie before it
was put together, and he has bought it for .225
nd is goitig to take it to Guatemala whean he
o a hack at.t will make an official spread of
it on ihis couch of --tate. rethaps Ihe may: wear
it on recent ion dava like a Roman tega or a
paish niantila. ~At any rate. th'ee good
tromen'i have been as crazy ars ihe Aqui', and all
for th sak-e orf the heathena Cainese, who aro
killig up our nmissiontariea. I hope it will be
ir,vetd in pmvrr. 1 never san the like. 'lhe
harder the times nhe harder do the women beg
for iovvy for come charitable or church work.
Amoi Sery m'.ii brings an urgent, plea-ding
l-t~a fromt ',umeahre wantint a little help
for amercy's sanke. Wo'rat wouldl thre churches
rdo -.i.ront them? What would the prayer
meetin;:s do or the wedldinags or thre funerals?
itLL AasP, itt Atlanta Co:rstitution.
The story of a most remarkable
snow-sternm, says the New York Tri
bne, is told by Lieutenant yJohn P.
Finley, one of the best-informed rme
te'roogists in the country, who en
coniteredx the storm ina musin an
asent of PI.ike's Peak. He says the
storm could be describedl as a "aahooser
oft cold lire." In reality it was s-'
charged with electricity as to prsett
a scen~e more easily imaginaed thn'
At lirst the flakes only dlischartge2
their tiny lights on coming in contact
with the hair of the mule on which
the lieutenant was mouted. Pres
ently they began coming thicker and
faster, erach flake emitting its Mpark as
it sank into drifts of the sno)wl, or
settled on the clothing of the lieuten
ant or the hair of the mule.
As the sternm increased in fury an
the tilakes became smaller, each of thce
ier' particles appeared as a trailin:
bhlze of ghostly white light, a-nd the
nise produced by the con:dtat ele.itrio
expoionis conveyed ina impressioni of
nrature's power wbh Lieutenant Fiu-.
cy will nevcr forget.
When the storm was at its height
and each flake of snow wa like a drop
of ire, electric sparks were shaken in
streams from the hieutenant's finger
tips, as well as from his ears, bestr
and nose, and a wav'e of his armas was
like the sweep of lamingswcrl-bla les
through the air, every point ot snow
toched giving out its little snap and
flash of light.
This phenomenon, though rare, is
ly no~ menans new to meteorologists, it
ham-ng been recorded several times
before. It has 'by some observers
'een treated as a sort of p)hosphores
ere, hut in the case above cited each
lake appears to have been charged
with static electricity.
The flving mouse is a recent dlisco'w
'r in the Camneroon conutry of Africa.
It is a link between the bat and the
tre mouse, has a tail like a mouise
and heav~y gray itur, while its wings
are not so well developed as those of
THE THEMI OF DR. TAL31AGE
On Sunday. Opea Your Windows To
N ard God and Religion.
TEXT: "H4s wino3ws b:nz open in his
chamnbe.r to ward J-uae.-Dnilvi., IM
The secundrely prin~ ~-- of Persia, urged
on by political jealous against Daniel, have
succeeded in ge; tina -'pased that who
soever praya to G.i sh:!l hi wit ur-ler the
paws an teeth of th 1 l who aie Inshing
the:ns'lves hi ra- :n:-l h-:ngar ip and down
the stone ea er put!i h<-r lower j:tws
on the gr'uIt 'bl in- till the earth
trembles. Bot t1 leornine thre:it did
not hinder th- - of D)anie1. the
Ccerir die Lii of the a T. - t-"n-::nies
mi-zht -s wlt have a law that the sun ,houlel
not draw wa!-r. or that ih'' snuth wind
should n-t sweep niross a -ird n o mag
noiiOp. or that Go-1 should he abolished.
They coul'd not s :ro him it h th" rail hot
fure:.'Te. nMid th--v -net now seat him
with the lionj. A- soom n' DIniel he-tr3 of
thi3 en1aVtment he leav'; hi "!P of se re
tary of state. with iti upholQtery of crimson
fnd il,:nnl comes, down th. whitem nitt
steps .nd goes to hi own hourse. 11opni
his wirdow anl pats the shutterA 1lak anl
ptills the curtain asid" so t hat i-I "an look
toward the sacred city of Jerisl-te:n and
I supptose the peopl in the street gathered
tinder and before his window and said:
"Just see that man dofying the law. He
ought tohearrosted." An-itheconstabulary
of the city rush to the police headquarters
and report that Daniel is on his knees at the
wide open wind ow. "You are my prisoner,"
says the effieer of the law, dropping a
heavy hand .'i 1he sh'o.l-1er of tbho kneeling
Dante!. As the constables open the door of
the cavern to thrnst in their prisoner they
see the glaring eyes of the monsters. But
Daniel becomes the first lion tamer, and
they liek his hand anel fawn at his feet, and
that night he sleeps with the shaggy mane
of a wilN beasA for his pillow, while the king
that night, sleepless in the palace, hns on
him the paw an- teeth of a lion he cannot
tame-the lion of a remorseful Conscience.
What a picture it woul.d he for some artist!
Darius in the early dis' of morning not
waiting for ;ootmen or chariot, hastening to
the den, all flushed and nervous and in dis
habille, and looking through the erevices of
the cage to see what had become of his prime
minister. "What, no sound!" ho says.
"Daniel Is surely devoured, and the lions are
sleeping after their horrid. meal. the bones
of the poor man scattered across the floor ,f
the cavern." With trembling voice Darius
calls out: "Daniel?" No answer, for the
prophet is yet in profound slumber. But a
lion more easily swake'ned, advances, antd
with hot breath blown through the er-vice
seems angrily to demand the eause of this
interruption, and then another wild beast
lifts his mane from under Daniel-s hoad, and
the proplhet, wakiw'- up. eom-s forth to re
port himself all unhurt an- well.
But our text siands us at Damiel's window,
opened towardl Jerusalem. Why in that di
rection open? Jerusalem was his native
land, and all the p-om pof his Babyluish suc
cesses eiuld not make him forget it. He
came there from Jerusalem at eighteen years
of age, and he never visited it, though he
lived to be eighty-flve years. Yet when he
wanted t- arouse the deepest emotions and
grandest aspirations of his heart he had his
window open toward his native Jerusalem.
There are inany of you tn-day who under
stand that without any exposition. This is
getting to It' a Nat inn of foreigners. They
have come into all ne-upations and profes
sions. They sit in all chutrches. It may
be twenty years ago since you
got your naturalization papers, and
you may be lhoroughly Americanized, hut
von ean't forget Ihe land of your birth, and
your waurmest symapathies go out toward it.
Your windows are open towar~l Jerusalem.
Your father and mother are hurled there.
It may. have been a very humble home in
whieh von w.'r e born, hut your memory of
ten plays armin d it, and you hopa some day
to go andl see it-tb- hill, th" tree, the brook,
the house, t he place so sacred,. the door from
which you started off with parental blessing
o make youir own way in the we'ld-and
God only knows how sometimes you have
longed to see the familiar places of your
childhood, and how in awful crises of lif- you
woulliketohave.'aught aglimpse of the old
wrinkled face that hent over y'ou as you lay
on the gentle lap twenty or forty or ftfty
years ago. You may have on this side of the
sea risen in fortune, and like Daniel have
become great and may have come into pros
perities whieh you never could hav' reaehed
if you had staid there, and you may have
many windows to your house -bay windows
and skylight windows and windows of con
servatoriy andl win lows on all si-des-but you
have at least one window open toward Jeru
Whe~n the foreign steamer comes to the
wharf, vou see the long line of sailors, with
sholde.red mailbags, comning down the
plnke, carrying as many letters as you
might suppiose to be' enough for a year's
correspondienre, and this repeated again and
again (during the' week. Multitudes of them
are letters from home, and at all the post
offices of thme land peor'le wiil go to the win
dow and anxiontsiv ask for them, hundreds
of thousands of personsS flnding that win
low of foreign 'mrals the openi window
toward Jierudmsn.. Messags that say:
"When arc yu comtingf home to see us?
Brothe.r has gon" into the army. Sister is
dead. Father and mother are gett ing very
feble. We are having a great struggle to
get on here. Would you a-lv'se us to come
to you. or will you cojme to us? All join in
lov'. :m-l --- .-> m- ity i. if not in this
Ye.y- it n i t in: e.itis :al amid the
flowering V W-,rn irir;es ae wl in the slipes
of the I-i!' andi amid ite ieirras amli on
the I-anks Cit t he Iagon and on the ranch's
of Texas. there is~ an uncouseted multitudle
who this hour.stand ant sit an-d knetel with
their windows open toward Jeraniem.
Some of thtese peiple piaye'd on the heather
of the Scottish hills; some of them were
driven out by Irish. famine: seome 6f
them in early life drilled in th.' German
army; some of them were aceustomned at
Lyons or Marseilles or rins to sco on
the street Victor Hugo and Gamohetta;
some chased the ebamois among the Alpine
precipices; some plucked the ripe clusters
from Italian vineyard; some lifted their
faces under the midnight sun of Norway. It
is no dishonor to our land that they remnemn
ber the place of their nat iv'ity. Mis'ereants
would they be If, while they have some of
their windows open to take in the free air
and the sunlight o f an atmosphere which no
kingly despot has ever breathed, they forgot
sometimes to open the window toward
No wonder that the son of the Swiss. when
far away from home, hearing the National
air of his country sung, the mialaiy of home
Bickness comes on hit so powerfully as to
cause his death. You have the example ci
heroic Daniel of my text for keeping early
memories fresh. Forget not the old folks at
home. Write often, and if you have a sur
plus of means and they are poor make prac
tical contribution, and rejoice that Amernici
is bound to nll the world by tics of sanguin
ity na in nto ot'e'r Nation. Who can doubi
but it is appointed for the evangelIzation o:
other lands? What a stirring, melting, gos
pelizing theory that all the doors of othe:
Nations are-open toward uis, while our win
dows are open toward them!
But Daniel in the text kept this port hole
of his domestic fortress unclose] because
Jerusalem was the capital of sacred initu
enes. There had smoked the sacrifice
There was the holy of holies. There was thi
ark of the covenant. Th.'re stood the tern
pe. We are nll tempted to keep our win
dows open on the opposite sido toward th
world, that we may see and hear an
appropriate its advantages. W~hat does thm
world say? What does the world think
What does the world do? Worshipers 0
the world instead of worshipers of God
Windows open toward Babylon. Window
open toward CorInth. Windows open towar
Athens. Windows open toward Sodom. Win
dows open toward1 the flats instead of wir
dows onen toward thehills. Sad mistake, fo
this world as a goid Is like something I sau
in the museum of Strasburg, Germany-th
figure of a virgin in wood and iron. Th
victim In olden time was brought there, an
this figure would open its arms to rece:v
him, and once enfolded the flgure close
with a hundred knives andl ian'-es upon him
and then let him idrop 180i feet shueer down
So tho world first embraces thme idolat.'rs
then closes ution them with many tortures
aid then l'!s'th-:n drop fori'ver down. Th
hihest honor the world <->': l4 confer wax t
make a man Rom:an emp erar, butt out c
sixt-threie emperors it n'!owed only six t
die peacefully in their b--ds:
The dominion of this world over multi
many countries. They have their pieces
money which they call sovereigns, crowi
and half crowns. Napoleons and half NN
po'eons, Fredericks and double Fredericl
and ducats and Isabellinos, all of whic
names mean not so much usefulness E
dominion. Tie most of our windowS ope
toward the exiange, toward the salon <
fashion, towar. the god of this world. I
olden times the length of 1he English yar
wNas fixed by the length of the arm of Kin
Henry I.. and we are apt to measure thins
by a variable standard and by the huma
arm that in the great crises of life can giv
us no help. W'Ve need. like Daniel!. to ope
our windws toward God and religion.
Jut. mark you. that good lion tarmer is n
standing at the windccw. but kneeling whil
he M.oks ut. Mtphtiotrapha are takel
of thos- in st~mding or sitting- rokture.
now rem e'mer but one picture of ama
kne:ingm. and that wa.; David Livingstone
wh-) in te ceause of God and civilizatio
--rlf--ed himself, and in the heart of Afric
hlis servant, Majwara, found him in the ten
1' the Mght of a candle stuck on the top c
n'it . his head in his han-ls upon the pil
hw 'n i r'end on his knees. But here is
-fr t lion tamer living under th
1tch or the li'ht, ani his hai
d . ! by the breeze, praying. The fac
i ea :m: can see farther on his knee
t~ ir s n:-n ntiptoe. Jerusalemwwasabou
550.4 4ati$t, miles from ihabylon, and the va4
Are :m6:.m rt shifted its sands betwee:
t hie. Ye! thr'ugh that open window Dar
iel s:: ;.;-ruim. saw all between it, sa
beyrn-.si t' tim", saw eternity, saw eart
an-t sa w heatven.
Would you1 i'! to see the way throug
your sins to, par-Inn. through votr troubl(
to comfort, through temptation to resOul
through dire sickness to immortal healti
through night to day, through things terre
trial to things celestial-you will not SO
them till you take Daniel's posture. No ca
of bone to the joints of the fingers, no cap <
bone to the joints of the elbow. but cap <
bone to the knees, male so because the Go
of the body was the God of the soul, an
especial provision for those who want t
pray and physiological structure joins wit
spiritual necessity In bidding us pray an
pray and pray.
In olden time the Earl of Westmorelan
said he had no need to pray because he ha
enough pious tenants on his estate to pra
for him, but all the prayers of the churc
universal amount to nothing unless, lik
Daniel, we pray for ourselves. 0 men an
women, bounded on one side by Shadrach
redhot furnace and the other side by d(
vouring lions. learn the secret of courag
and deliverane by looking at that Batyy
l.mnih window open toward the southwes1
"Oh," you say. '-ihat is the direction of th
Arabian desert." Yes, but on the other sid
of the desert is Go. Is Christ. is Jerusa!err
The Br'i,;ele Imace is superior to all othE
lace, sr) beautiful. so multiform. so exnet
sive-400 francs a pound. All the worl
seeks it. Do you know how it is made? Th
spinning is done' in a dark room, the oni
light almitted throiugh a small apertur
and that light falling directly on the pai
tern. An-l the finest specimens of Christia
character I la-ve ever seen or ever expect t
see are those to be found in lives all of who
windows have been darkened by bereavt
inent an I misfortune save one, but undc
that one winlow of Prayer the interlacin
of divine workmanship went on until it we
fit to deck i throne, a celestial embroider
which angels adnried and God approved.
But it is another Jerusalem toward whic
we now need to opn our windows. The exile
evangelist of Ephesus saw it one day as th
the surf of the Icarian Sea foamed an
splashed over th'e boulders at his feet, an
his vision reminded me of a wedding da
when the bride by sister and maid was ha'
ing garlands twisted for her hair and jewel
strung for her neck just before she puts h(
betrothed hand into the hand of h<
affianced. "I, John. saw the holy city. Ne
Jerusalem, coming down from Goid out<
heaven prepared as a bride adorned for hi
husband." Toward that bridal Jerusale:
are our windows opened?
We would do well to think more of heave:
It Is not a mere annex of earth. It is not
desolate outpost. As Jerusalem was the cal
ital of Judiea, and Babylon the capital of th
Babylonian monarchy, and London Is th
capital of Great Britain, and Washington
the capital.- of our own R~epublic, the Ne
Jerusalem is the capital of the universe. Tl
King lives there, and the royal family of tl
redeemed have their palaces there, a..d the:
is a congress of many Nations and parliamei
of all the world. Yen,as Daniel had kindre
in Jerusalem of whom he often though
though he left home whena very young mal
perhaps father and mother and brothers an
sisters still living, and was homesick to si
them, and they beionged to the high circle
of royalty, Daniel himself having royal bloc
in his veins, so we have in the New Jerusi
lem a great many kindred, and we are some
times homesick to see them, and they are a
princes and princesses. in them the bloc
impDerial, and we do well to keep our windoi
open towerd their eternal residence.
It is a joy for us to believe that while o
are Interested in them they are interested
us. Much thought of heaven makes or
heavenly. The airs that blow through tha
open window are charged with life, ai
sweep up to us aromas from gardens tha
never wither under skies that never clou<
in a spring-tide that never terminates. Con
pared with it all other heavens are dead fai
Homer's heaven was an elyslum which I
describes as a plain at the end of the eart
or beneath, with no snow nor rainfall, an
the sun never goes down, and Bhadomar
thus, the justest of men, rules. Hesiod
heaven is what he calls the islands of ti
blessed, in the midst of the ocean, thr<
tImes a year blooming with most exqulii
flowers, and the air is tInted wiithi purpi
while games and music and horse races o
eupy the time. The Scandinavian's heavi
was the hall of Waihalla, where the gi
Odin gave unending wine suppers to earth
heros and heroines. The Mohammedar
heaven passes its disciples in over the bridi
Al-Sirat, which is finer than a hair at
sharper than a sword, and then they are I
loose into a riot of everlasting sensuality.
The American aborigines look forwardi
a heaven of illimitable hunting groun
partrtidge and deer and wild duek more th:
plentirul, and the hounds nev'er off the seen
arnd the guns never missing fire. Bit ti
geographer has followe.1 the earth riut
and found no Homer's elyslum. Voy
gers have traversed the deep in all dire
tions and found no Hieiol's islands
the blessed. The Moham-oudan's cele~
tial debauchery and the Indian's etern
hunting ground for vast multitud
have no charm. But hiere rolls in the Dib
heaven. No more sea-that is. no wide se
aratio~n. No more night-that is. no insor
nia. No more tears-that is, no more heni
break. No more pain-that Is, dismissal
laneet and bitter draft and miasma and ba
ishment of neuralgias and catalepsies a:
consumotions. All colors in the waii exce
gloomnyblaek. All the music in the maj
key because celebrative and jubilant.
River crystalline, gate crystalline a:
skies crystalline because everything is cle
and without doubt. White robes, and th
means sinlseness. Vials full of odors, a
that means pure regalement of the~ sens*
Rainbow. and that means the storm is ov<
Marriage supper. and that "eans gladde
festivity. Twelve manner of fruits, and to
means luscious and unendling variet
Harp, rtrumpet grand miar':b, anthe'
amen and halleluiah in the same orehe
trn. Choral meeting solo, an I overtu
meeting antiphon, and strophe joining dlith~
ramnb, as they roll into the ocean of rioxol
gies. And vou and I have all that, and ha
it forever through Christ if we will let H1
with the blood of one wounde;l hand r1
out our sin. and with the other wounI
hand swing open the shining porri'
IDay and night kes~ap your win~low open I
ward that Jeruisalem. Sing about it. Pr;
about it. Thiik ab.out it. Talk about
Dr'eaim about it. Di no 1.3 in'onsolal
about your friendls who' hav " one into
Do not worry if something in "'ur hoart
d (icates that~ vou are not if from
e'stasias. D inet thiuk tha't waa a 'Chr
-tiani dies he stone. for he go.'s cn.
rAn ingeniouis man has taken the he::ver
furlongs as mentioned in 11 ~'elation ainI b
Scalculated that there -will be in hearv-ni
rQggi six teen feet sguare ior en-:h ascen?dI
soul, though this world should los' 100.00
S000 yearly. But nil the roo"I of h-aven a
Ibe oiurs, 'for they are family ro:,ms. and
no room in your lhou s to 'iO 'l Ior yV
children, so all th-: ro:m of 'l the pI'ala
of the heav'enlv he~nsa'"1 wi!l Ie fr:'e
God's children.' and even th" th'ronero
Swill not be denie !. und youi' ma ran up1
stens of tho tur.en '. and pt y ur hand
the'side of the the ::e. au - it do.gbe
that overcomneth will I grant to :st wIth
In My throne."
u But ,nan+t, in mecept as conquere
Many years ago the Turcs :ind Christians
were in battle. and th! Christiaas were de
' feated, and with their commander Stephen
:s fled toward a fortress where the mother of
h this commander was staying. When she
. saw her son and his army in disgraceful
n retreat, she had! the gates of the fortress
f rolled shut, and then from the top of the
it battlement cried out to her son, "You can
I not enter here except as conqueror."
Then Stephen rallied his forces and re
s aumed the battle and gained the day,
D 20.000 driving back 201,000. For those who
e are defeated in battle with sin and death
n and hell nothing but shame and contempt,
but for those who gain the victory through
t our Lord Jesus Christ the gates of the New
Jerusalem will hoist, and there shall be an
abundant entrance into the everlasting
[ kingdom of our Lord, toward which you do
well to keep your windows open.
NEW YORE COTTON FUTURES.
t Cotton steady, midldling uplands 8 3
middling ,lf. 1-2. Futures closed barely
stead. Sales 10.400 lales.
Septermber...7 93F 91 January... ..817@18
e Octobr.....7 93 February ....8 22@23
r November .8 01 March...... 8 27@28
t December....8 10@11 April.........8 32@34
May........ 8 37@38
LIVERroOL COTTOV MARKET.
t Cotton quiet. 3Mi,1ling 4 9-32. Futures
steady. Sales 5.000; Ame ican. 6,600.
Sept.......4 16.3 Jan. & Feh...4 18@19
Sept. & Ozt.. .4 16 s Feb.& Mar. 419@20
O-t. & Nov...4 15@16 Mar& Apr...4 21 b
h Nov. & Dec...4 16@17 Apr & May..4 22@23
Dec. & Jan.. .4 17@13 May & June 4 24 s
CHICAGO GRAIN AND PRODUCE.
WUEAT Sept.... 58 Dec. ---.--59%
I, Coni- Sept ... 327< Dec........ 23%
- OATS- Se,t.... 19% May....... .21N
e roRK- Oct......... 8 45 Jan. .... 960
P LARD- Oct......... 595 Jan. 5 87%
f RIBS- Oct.........5 62%Jan. 500
d HOME COTTON MARKETS.
11 Ral- Char- Col- Char
d elh. lotte. umbla. leston.
0 Good middling.........7 8%- 71-2615-16
h Strictmiddling........7% 8 7% 7%
d Middling...........'7V 7% 7% 7%
8trict low middling.... 7% 7% 7X
d Low middling......... 7 7 3-16
T Iinges................7% 7%
Clean stains...........7% 7%
BALTIMORE PRODUCE MARKET.
e Flour-Weak; Western superfine $2.25@
d 2.50; do extra $email@example.com; firstname.lastname@example.org;
s winter wheat patent $email@example.com; spring
wheat,patent $firstname.lastname@example.org; do straight $3.35@
WHEAT-Quiet and lower; spot and month
61%@62%; October 6214@63Y; December
64%@64%4; steamer No. 2 red 58%a58%;
0 Southern wheat by sample 60@63; do on
e grade 58@60M.
CoiN--Steady; spot 40@40%; September
39,@39%; October 40 asked; the year 34
r @34 1-2; January 34@34; Southern white
- corn 40; do yellow corn 11.
1 Oats-Firm; No. white western 26 1-2@27;
e No. 2 mixed western 24@24%.
y Rye-Dull; No. 2, 44@45.
Hay-Firm good demand;choice Timothy
n CHARLOTTE PRODUCE MARKET.
0 Cabbage-New per crate.......... 150
e Extra flour-Sack.. ............. 2 60
r Meal-bolted, 46 lbs. per bushel,.. 50
Oats,-32 lbs. per bushel, ....... 40
8 Potatoes Irish. . .... ............ 50@60
y - ." Sweet ... ............... 75(80
Onions.-Seleet, per bushel........ 50@60
h Country-Ham..... .... ......... 10@11
d " Sides.... ...... ..... 8@9
i" Shoulders .... ... ..... 6@7
i Lard-N. C., ... ...... 09@10
l Chickens............ - 1232@18
y Butter............................ 1 5@20
- Eggs ..... ....................... 11
5 RALEIGH TOBACCO MARKET.
r Smokers, Common ............... 3 a 5
r Good .................... 6 alo
S Fine................... 8 a 12
f Cutters, Common............... 10 a 16
r "' Good.................. 16 a 20
n " Fine................... 22 a 27
Fillers, Common Green.......... 2 a 4
. "' Good................S--5a8
a " Fine................... 10 a 15
- Wrappers. Common............. 12 a 15
e " Good..... ........... 16 a 25
e " Fine.................. 35 a 55
s Market active for all grades.
e Wilmington. N. C.-R~osin firm, strained,
e 1.12K: good strained, 1.1734; Spirits turpen
e tine ilrm, 2Iemail@example.com: Tar firm, at 1.25;
t erude turpentine steady, hard 1.10, soft. 1.50,
d virgin. 1.80.
tN:w York-R o s i n quiet; strained,
, common to rood firstname.lastname@example.org. Turpentine
.easy at 27%' 428.
e Charleston -- Turpentine firm at 24%.
es Rosin firm at 1.0091.15
dCo-rroN SEF.D OIL.-New York-Cotton
- seed oil steady :crude 24, yellow
-prime 26%a; off grade 26.
d The rice market was quiet at Charleston.
s The quotations are: Prime 5 a5);; Good
4 a AM:~ Fair 3y1a3%: Common 2%a3.
eFRIET4 AND v-E'GETAILLEs.
n Lemons.. 36;0'. per box 4.50. Ratisins.loose.
e per box 1.75; '-luste~r, per box 2.00. Mixed
it nuts. per pound 104'. Red onions, per
d lag 2.50. Virginia peaunts. hand-picked, per
t poumd 5e; North Carolina peanut%, hand
I, picked, per bushel 1.25. White beans, per
bu ~ashel 2.50. Northern pears. 2.50@4; North
- ern potatoes. 2.25. Northern apples 2.50.
e Country Butter -Choice Tennessee 18a25c,
b. med lium 124 to 15'.
i Cow rean~-65c and 70e. per bushel.
. .PouIt rv-Grmown fowls, choice 3.00 to 3.25
's per doz o. Cbickens 2.25a2.75 per dozen,
according to size an-d quality. Ducks
0 Mus.'ovy 4a1.50. Geeso, young 4.50 per
8, Fg-E-a:: 9- to 10e per dozen.
Wool-Washed 15-3 per pound: unwashed
e- 110. Hid-s 11e to 12e. Wax 25c to 27c.
n T~IBER AND LUbiBER. -
d M r-hantable 14.09 to 16.00 for city sawed;
y 12.0.) to 14.00 for railroad:square3 and sound,
's .00 to 13.00 for railroad. 8.00 to 11.00 for
e r.et. Do-:k timbe'r 4.50 to 6.50: shipping
d 8.50 to 10.50. Shingle3 5.00 to 7.00.
:1, Richmond Countlry 1'roduce Market.
na BUTTER-Fancy dairy. 17 -1Se.; choice
t, dairy, 14@16:.: choice iamilly (racked), 15
L4 @17'e.; ehoice storo (packed) 14@150.; me
d dium store (packed) 11@12e.; common
- grades, 892.
-os-In crates, neat by and fresh. 12!%
i @130.; in crates, fresh and clean. 12@12tc.:
in barrels and boxes. fresh. 11@12c.
al PouLrRY-Chie0kens. large.per pound. 10'.;
s ducks, li ve, per pound. 7@8-.; hens. live,
e per pouand. 70.; ml chickens. 10% @11c.;
P ,ee., live. per head 25@35c.; roosters, old1,
t- Lzve' KreCr Calves, per pound. gross,
of 5:. Theep. per pound. 2@2%ec., beef,
cows, p'r po aod, 293e.: hcifers, per pound.
394e.: ipring' J:mbs, choice. per pound. 3@
t 4c.; hos, Anali, per- pound. 6@7o.
r CorN-r BAcoN-Hams. smnallI.well-smoeked
per poun d. 11@12c.; large, well-smoked. 0@
d 10.: Side.-. ured. per pound Si92.: shoul
ir ders, smiok ed. per pound. 797 1-2.
RLtf iI)es no TAIL~ow --Dry flint, per pound,
d 1 l-2ta12 1-2c.; dry salted, per pound, 01-2
- 910.: ; green salted hides. 7@7 1-2-'.: green
r- ljls, e6@1L 1-2c.: green salted enlf-skins 65@
st 25.: talow, 3 1-2@4 1-2c.: beeswax. 25--.
t YEGEALus-1rish patatoes, per barrel,
ja rge, email@example.com; small 50@75".
;FR urrs-Watermelon5. 5910e.: apples, per
b: arrel, *1.00@$2.00: pears 31.509$2.00 per
ebarrel: choice peaches. $firstname.lastname@example.org per lush
el .; common, 75@$1.00.
rn Richmond Tobacco Market.
bb Sun-Cured Tobacco-Luigs $2 to 4.00;
lshort leaf, 4.00 to 6.00: long leaf 7.00 to 9.00;
wrappers 10.00 to 15.00.
- Bright Tobaccos-SmobeCrs: Common 4.00
tY to 5.00; medium. 6.00 to 7.00: flue. 8.00 to
It. 10.00; Cutters : Common. 10.00 to 12.00; me
le dum, 16.00 t 18.00: fine 22.50 to 25.00. fan
cy 27.50 to 30.00. Fillers: Com mon. 2.50 to
n- 4.00; medium. 4.50 to 5.50: good. 6.00 to 8.00;
ts fine, 10.00 to 12.00. Wrappers: Common,
s- 12.00 to 15.00: medium. 1.5.00 to 20.00: good,
25.00 to 30.00; fine. 35.00 to .10.00: fatney,
4500 to 50.00. Wrappers. 3Mahogany: Coin
man: 12. to 15.: mediumc. 20. to 22.: good, 25.
0' to 32.50; fine, 3.5. to 40.: fancy. 45. to 50.
n* Dark Tobaceo--Lugs, 2. to 4.25; short
0.- leaf, 4 50 to 6.50; long loaf, 6. to 8.;selections,
i 12. to15.
.mm John andi i i --'i-c.L-G i. h-MAdst
Highest of all in Leaveming ro
Chicago's Collapsed Fad.
Material of which John Brown's
fort and Abraham Lincoln's lo; cabin
were made is now stacked up in a
couple of barns in Chicago. It is a
very good thing indeed that the
amusement schemes which were re
sponsible for the moving to this city
of the two structures mentioned
failed. Neither building should have
been moved from the original site,
which along gave it interest.
After the failure of the several fool
ich plans of this sort originated before
tbo World's Fair there is reason to
bope that speculators have quite lost
their zeal for making sideshows of the
Jbtitoric buildiags. -Chicago Evening
A Pretty Experiment.
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completely. Then remove y:nr hand
and let them take their own po-Qilo
in the water, when yon wiil finl that
they will stand upright, as if suppeCt
ing one another. This is because the
water that penetrates the corks by
capillarity will make them -liug to
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