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THE FACT SUGGESTS A SERMON ON
HOME COMINGS AND PRODIGALS.
There Is. More Joy In Heaven Over the
Repenting Sinner Than Over Any Other,
Event on Earth-Telegraphy of the Ski..
Home, Sweet Home.
BEOOKLTN, Nov. 11.-Rev. Dr. Tal
mage, having -concluded his round the
world tour, has selected as the subject
for today's discourse through the press
"Home Again," the text chosen being
Luke xv, 23, "Bring hithe- the fatted
calf and kill it."
In all ages of the world it has been
customary to celebrate joyful events by
festivity-the signing of treaties, the
proclamation of peace, the Christmas,
the marriage. However much on other
days of the year our table may have
stinted supply, on Thanksgiving day
there must be something bounteous.
And all the comfortible homes of Chris
tendom have at some time celebrated
joyful events by banquet and festivity.
The Prodigal's u=nZ.e - -
in. the old
hometeadgreter hananything that
has ever happened before. A favorite
son, whom the world supposed -would
become a vagapond and outlaw forever,
has got tiredV of sightseeing and has
returned to his father's house. Thei
world said he never would come back.
The old man always said his son would
come. He had been looking for him day
after day and year after year. He knew
he would come back. Noiv, having re
turned to his father's house, the father
proclaims celebration. There is a calf
in the paddock that has been kept up
and fed to utmost capacity, so as to be
ready for some occasion of joy that
might come along.
Ab, there never will be a grander day
on the old homestead than this day. Let
the butehers do their work and the
housekeepers bring into the table the
smoking meat. The musicians will take
their places, and the gay groups will
move up and down the floor. All the
friends and neighbors are gathered in,
and extra supply is sent out to the table
of the servants. The father presides at
the table, and says grace, and thanks
Vnd-thr-his long absent boy is ho*ie
again. Oh, how they mi him! How
glad they are to have him k L
brother indeed stands pouting at the
back door and says: "This is p great
ado about nothing. This bad boy should
have been chasteDad instead of greeted.
Veal is too good for him!' But the fa
thersays: "Nothing is too good. Noth
ing is good enough." There sits the
young man, glad at the hearty reception,
but a shadow of sorrow flitting aeross
his brow at the remembrance of the
trouble he had seen. All ready now.
Let the covers lift. Music. Hewasdead,
and he is alive again! He was lost, and
he is found! By such bold imagery does
the Bible set forth the merrymaking
when a soul comes home to God.
The Young Convert.
First of all, there is the new convert's
Joy. It is no tamethingto becomea
Christian. The most tremendous mo
ment in a man's life is when he sur
renders himself to God. The grandest
*time on the father's homestead is when
the boy comes back. Among the great
throng who, in the parlorsof my-church,
professed Christ one night was a young
man, who next morning rang my door
bell and said: "Sir, I cannot contains
myself with the joylIfeel. I came here
this morning to expressit. I have found
more joy in five minutes-in serving God
-mmthihiM1Te years of my prodigality,
andl I came to say so."I
You have seen perhaps a man run
ning for his physical liberty and the
officers of the law after him,and youn
-saw him escape, or afterward you heard
the judge had pardoned him and how
great was the glee of that rescued man!
pared with the rnnning for one's ever
lastifig life-the terrors of the law after
.him and Christ coming in to pardon
and bless and rescue and save. You re
member John Bunyan, in his great sto
ry, tells how the pilgrim put his fin
gers in his ears and ran, crying "Lifa,
life, eternal life!" A poor car driver,
after having had to struggle to support
formed that a large inheritance was his,
and there was joy amounting to bewil
derment, but that is a small thing comn
pared with the eperience of one whenI
he has put in his hands'thetitle deed to!
the joys, the raptures, the splendors of
heaven, and he can truly say, "Itstman
-sions ate mine; its temples are mine;
its songs are mine; its God is mine!"'
Joy of the Christian.
Oh, it is no tame thing tobeomne-a
-Christian. It is a merrymaking 'It is
the killing of the fatted calf. It is ju
bilee. You know the Bible never corn
~'-' ~aes it to a funeral, but always com
pares it to something bright. Itismore
apt to be compared to a banquet than
anything else. It is compared in the Bi
ble to the water-bright, fashing wa
ter-to the morning, roseate, fire work
ed, mountain transfigured morning. I
* wish"I could today take all the Bible'
-expressions -about pardon and peace
h- eiaven, and twist them Into one gar
nc~d, and put it on the brow of the
humblest child of God in all this land
-e d cry: "Wear it, wear it now, wear
aao~r~sn of God,.daughter of the
G3od Almighty. Oh, the joy of the
vert! Oh, the gladness of the.
seen sometimes: a man in a
y-get up and give his
~We,Panl gave his experi
-rose in theaesence.of two
the church en: earth and the
heren-and he-said, "Now,
\experience, sorrowful, yet
tag poor, yet .making
- nothing, let pos
4 'IEall the people
Dew the joys of
n,they would all
* of God the
h is. attendant
- pain?" "Oh,"
-found the LordlI
ecvers manypara except sin."
-cy- -aid to him, "Would you
sedamess-age to your friends?"
woulnd. -Tell them that only
" 4e love of Jesus came rush
mysui like the surges of the
1 ad to cry out: 'Stop, Lord;
noughu~! Stop, Lord-enough!' "
te joys oftthis Christian religion!
Vanity osf Sinful Pleasures. -
tu~pass- over-from those tame joys
wic -you are indulging-joys of
l4nothe raptures of the gos
w~dcannot satisfy you; you
pit--~Alexander longing for
to conquer and yet drown
- Nottle, Byron whipped
-around the world, Vol
sown soul while all -the
- were applauding him
ing with hatred against'
a Becket, all illustrations
t this world cannot make
y.The very man who poi
pommel of the saddle on
Elizabeth rode shouted i
God save the queen!" One .
heworld applauds, and the
next moment the world anathematizes.
Oh. come over into this greater joy,
this sublime solace, : this magnitnt
beatitude. The night after the battle of
Shiloh theiress thousends of wound
ed on the eld,' sdthe ambulances had
not come. One Christian soldier, lying
there a-dying under- the starlight, be
gan to sing:
There Is a land of pure dMught.
And when he came to the next line
there were scores of voices uniting:
Where saints immortal reign.
The song was caught up all over the
field among the wounded until it was
said that there were at least 10,000
wounded men uniting their voices as
they came to the verse:
There everlasting spring abides
And never withering ftwers.
Death, like a narrow stream, divides
That heavenly land from ours.
Oh, it is a great religion to live by,
and it is a great religion to die by.
There is only one heart throb between
you and that religion this moment. Just
look into the face of your pardoning
God and surrender yourself for time
and for eternity, and he is.CO__x&
heaven is 0 s yours. Some
yon e the young man of the text,
have gone astray. I know not the his
tory, but you know it-you know it.
The Circle of Safety.
When a young man went forth into
life, the legend says, his guardian angel
went forth with him, and getting him
into a field the guardian angel swept a
circle clear around where the young
man stood. It was a circle of virtue and
honor, and he must not step beyond that
circle. Armed foes came down, but
were obliged to halt at the circle. They
could not pass. But one day a temptress,
with diamonded hand, stretched forth
and crossed that circle with the hand,
and the tempted soul took it, and by
that one fell grip was brought beyond
the cirdle and died.
Some of you have stepped beyond that
circle. Would you not like this day, by
the grace of God, to step back? This, I
say to you, is your hour of salvation.
There was in the closing hours of Queen
Anne what is called the clock scene.
Flat Aown on the pillow, in helpless
sickness, she could not move her head
or move her hand. She was waiting for
the hour when the ministers of state
shoul gather in angry contest, and
w 'ed and worn out by the coming
hour, and in momentary absence of the
nurse, in the power-the strange power
which delirium sometimes gives one
she arose and stood in front of the
clock, and stood there watching the
clock when the nurse returned. The
nurse said, "Do you see anything pecul
iar about that clock?" She made no an
swer, but soon died. There is a clock
scene in every history. If some of you
ould rise from the bed of lethargy and
come out of your delirium of sin and
look on the clock of your destiny this
moment you would see and hear some
thing you have not seen or heard be
fore, and every tick of the minute, and
every stroke of the hour, and every
swing of the pendulum, would say,
"Now, now, now, now!" Oh,. come
home to your Father's house! Come
home, oh, prodigal, from the' wilder
ness! Come home, come home!
- The Divine Justice.
But I notice that when the prodigal
came there was the father's joy. He
did iot greet him with..any formal
"How do you do?" Bie did not come
out and say: "You are unfit. to enter.
Go out and wash in the trough by the
well, and then you can come in. We
have had enough trouble with you."
A, no! When the proprietor of that es
tate proclaimed festival, it was an out
burst of a father's love and a father's
joy. Gocd is your father.
I have not much sympathy 'with that
description of God I sometimes hear, as
though he were a nurriah sultan-hard
and unsympathetic and listening not to
the cry ofhis subjects. A man told me
he saw in one of the eastern lands a
king riding along, and two men were
in altercation, and one charged the oth
er with having eaten his rice, and the
king said, "Then slay the man, and by
post mortem exmination find whether
he has eaten the rice." And he was
slain. A.h, the cruelty of. a scene like
that! Our God is not a sultan, not a
despot, but a father-kind, loving, for
giving-and he makes all heaven ring
again when a prodigal comes back. "I
have no pleasure," he says, "in the
death of him. that dieth."
If a man does not get heaven, it is
bease he will not go there. No differ
ence the color, no difference the hissary,
no diferen"' the antecedents, no differ
ence the survdundings, no difference the
sin. When the white horses of-Christ's
victory are brought out to celebrate the
eterbal triumph, you may ride one of
them, and, as God is greater than all,
his joy is greater, and when a soul comes
b.k there is in his heart the surging of
an infinite ocean of gladness, and to ex
press that gladness it takes all the rivers
of pleasure, and all the thrones of pomp,
and allhe ages of eternity. It is ajoy
deeper than all depth, and higher than
all height, and wider than all width, and
'raster than all immensity. It overtops,
it undergirds, it outweighs all the unit
ed splendor and joy of the universe.
Who can tell what God's joy is?
-rhe RejoIcing Father.
You remember reading the story of a
king who on some great day of festivi
ty scattered silver and gold among the
people, who sent valuable presents to
his courtiers, but methinks when a soul
comes back God is so glad 'that to ex
press his joy he flings out new worlds
into space, kindles up new suns and
rolls among the white robed anthems of
the redeemed a greater halieluiah, while
with a voic'e that reverberates among
the mountains of frankincense and is
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echoed back from the everlasting gaces
he cries, "This, my son, was dead and
is alive again!"
At the opening of the exposition in
New Orleans I saw a Mexican flutist,
and he played the solo, and then after
ward the eight or ten bands of music,
accompanied by the great organ, came
in, but the sound of that one flute as
compared with all the orchestra was
greater than all the combined joy of the
universe when compared with the re
sounding heart of Almighty God.
For ten years a father went three
times a day to the depot. His son went
off in aggravating circumstances, but
the father said, "He will come back."
The strain was too much, and his mind
parted, and three times a day the father
went. In the early morning he watch
ed the train-its arrival, the stepping
out of the passengers, and then the de
parture of train. At noon he was there
again, watching the advance of the
train, watching the departure.
At night there again, watching the
coming, watching the going, for ten
yer.He wassr i son w
ing for some of you, my brothers, 10
years, 20 years, 30 years, 40 years, per
haps 50 years, waiting, waiting, watch
ing, watching, and if this morning the
prodigal should come home, what a
scene of gladness and festivity and how
the great Father's heart would rejoice
at your coming home! You will come,
some of you, will you not? You will,
Joy Over the Repentant.
I notice also that when a prodigal
comes home there is the joy of the min
isters of religion. Oh, it is a grand thing
to preach this gospel! I know there has
been a great deal said about the trials
and the hardships of the Christian min
istry. I wish somebody would write a
good, rousing book about the joys of the
Christian m;nistry. Since I entered the
profession I have seen more of the good
ness of God than I will be able to cele
brate in all eternity. I know some boast
about their equilibrium, and they do not
rise into enthusiasm, .and they do not
break down with emotion, but I confess
to you plainly that when I see a man
coming to God and giving up his sin I
feel in body, mind and soul a transport.
When I see a man who is bound hand
and foot in evil habit emancipated, I re
joice over it as though it were my own
emancipation. When, in our commun
ion service, such throngs of young and
old stood up at the altars and in the
presence of heaven and earth and hell
attested their allegiance to Jesus Christ,
I felt a joy something akin to that which
the apostle describes when he says:
"Whether in the body I cannot tell, or
out of the body I cannot tell. God know
Have not ministers a right to rejoice
when a prodigal comes home? They
blew the trumpet, and ought they not
to be glad of the gathering of the host?
They pointed to the full supply, and
ought they not to rejoice when souls
pant as the hart for the water brooks?
They came forth saying, "All things
are now ready." Ought they not re
joice when the prodigal sits down at
Bow Ministers Are Sustained.
Life insurance men will all tell you
that ministers of religion as a class live
longer than any other. It is confirmed
by the statistics of all those who calcu
ate upon human longevitf. Why is it?
There is more draft upon the nervous
system than in any other profession, and
their toil is most exhausting. I have
seen ministers kept on miserable sti
pends by parsimonious congregations
who wondered at the dullness of the
sermon, when the men of God were
perplexed almost to death by questions
of livelihood and had not enough nu
tritious food to keep any fire in their
temperament. No fuel, no fire. I have
sometimes seen the inside of the life of
many of the American clergymen
never accepting their hospitality be
cause they cannot afford it-but I have
seen them struggle on with salaries of
$500 and $600 a year, the average less
than that, their straggle well depict
ed by the western missionary who says
in a letter: "Thank you for your last
remittance. Until it came we had not
any meat in our house for one year,
and all last winter, although it was a
severe winter, our children wore their
And these men of God I find in differ
ent parts of the land, struggling against
annoyances and exasperations innumer-'
able, sonfe of them week after week en
tertaining agents who have maps to sell
and submitting themselves to all styles
of annoyances, and yet without com
plaint and cheerful of souL. How do
you account for the fact that these life
insurance men tell us that ministers as
a class live longer than any others? It
is because of the joy of their work, the
joy of the harvest field, the joy of greet
ing prodigals home to their Father's
Our Innocent Joys.
We are in sympathy with all innocent
hilarities. We can enjoy a hearty song,
and we can be merry with the merriest,
but those of us who have toiled in the
service are ready to testify all these joys
are tame compared with the satisfac
tion of seeing men enter the kingdom of
God. The great eras of every minister
are the outpourings of the Holy Ghost,
and I thank God I have seen 20 of them.
Thank God, thank God!
I notice also when the prodigal comes
back all earnest Christians rejoice. If
you stood on a promontory, and there
was a hurricane at sea, and it was blow
ing toward the shore, and a vessel crash
ed into the rocks, and you saw people
get ashore in the lifeboats, and the very
last man got on the rocks in safety, you
could not control your joy. And it is a
glad time when the church of God sees
men who are tossed on the ocean of their
sins plant their feet on the rock Christ
The Efrectual Prayer.
.When prodigals come home, just hear
those Christians sing! It is not a dull
tune you hear at such times. Just hear
those Christians pray! It is not a stereo
typed supplication .we have heard over
and over for 20 years, but a putting of
the case in the hands of God with an im
portunate 'pleading. Men never pray at
great length unless they have nothing
to say, and their hearts are hard and
cold. All the prayers in the Bible that
were answered were short prayers:
"God be merciful to nie, a sinner."
"Lord, that I may receive my sight."
"Lord, save me or I perish. " The lon
gest prayer, Solomon's prayer at the
dedication of the temple, less than eight
minutes in length, according to the or
dinary rate of enunciation. And just
hear them pray now that the prodigals
are coming home. Jugt see them shake
hands. No putting forth of the four
tips of the fingers in a formal way, but
a hearty grasp, where the muscles of
the heart seem to clinch the fingers of'
one hand around the other hand. . And
then see those Christian faces, how il
lumined they are. And see that old
man get up and with the same voice
that he sang 50 years ago in the old
country meeting house say, "Now,
Lord, lettest thou thy servant depart
in peace, for mine eyes have seen thy
salvation. " There was a man of Keith
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persecution, and one day he got off his
shackles, and he came and stood by the
prison door, and when the jailer was
opening the door with one stroke he
struck down the man who had incar
Passing along the streets of London,
he wondered where his family was.
He did not dare to ask lest he excite
suspicion, but passing along a little
way from the prison he saw a Keith
tankard, a ' p that belonged to the fam
ily from genra eneration. He
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the prison house, and they set that
Keith tankard in the window, hoping
he would see it, and he came along and
saw it, and knocked at the door, and
went in, and the long absent family
were all together again. Oh, if you
would start for the kingdom of God to
day, I think some of you would find
nearly all your friends and nearly all
your families around the holy tankard
of the holy communion-fathers, moth
ers, brothers, sisters, around that sa
cred tankard which commemorates the
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Joy of the Redeemed.
Once more I remark that when the
prodigal gets back the inhabitants of
heaven keep festival. I am very certain
of it. If you have never seen a tele
graphic chart, you have no idea how
many cities are connected together and
how many lands. Nearly all the neigh
borhoods of the earth seem reticulated,
and news files from city to city and from
continent to continent. But more rap
idly go the tidings from earth to heav
en, and when a prodigal returns it is
announced before the throne of God.
And if these souls today should enter
the kingdom there would be some one
in the heavenly kingdom to say, "That's
my father," "That's my mother,"
"That's niy son," "That's my daugh
ter," "That's my friend," "That's the
one I used to pray for, " "That's the one
for whom I wept so inany tears," and
one soul would say, "Biosanna!" and
another soul would say, "Halleluiah!"
Pleased with the news, the saints below
In songs their tongues employ..
Beyond the skies the tidings go,
And heaven is filled with joy.
Nor angels can their joy contain,
But kindle with new fire.
The sinner lost is found, they sing,
And strike the sounding lyre.
At the banquet of Lucullus sat Cice
ro, the orator. At the Macedonian fes
tival sat Philip, the conqueror. At the
Grecian banquet sat Socrates, the phi
losopher, but at our Father's table sit
all the returned prodigals, more than
conquerors. The table is so wide its
leaves reach across seas and across
lands. Its guests are the redeemed of
earth and the glorified of heaven. The
ring of God's forgiveness on every hand,
the robe of a Saviour's righteousness
adroop from every shoulder. The wine
that glows in the cups is fromgie bowls
of 10,000 sacraments. Let ail the re
deemed of earth and all the glorified of
heaven arise, and with gleaming chalice
drink to the return of a thousand prod
igals. Sing, sing, sing! "Worthy is the
lamb thlat was slain to receive blessing
and riches and honor and glory and
power, world without endi"
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id woman from the country,. walking
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other day, "but I am so ignorant of
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The clerk started to explain politely,
but the woman was too loquacious to
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"I don't like to run about and shout
and wave my arms and make myself
conspicuous," she interrupted. "What
I want to know is whether the car will
stop if I simply stand quietly in the
middle of the track and wait for it to
come up to me."
The clerk thought it would.-Buffa
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We got under the Democratic plat
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It looks sorter blue in the Billville
district, buL we ain't done counting
If the whole country was like
Georgia, and had an election every
other day, we'd soon redeem ourselves.
Billville polled 800 votes, and an ex
change says there are only 400 men in
the district. But our contemporary
forgot one tbing:--they're married men.
We were counted out for sheriff, but
we shall Ponrest the election. The
lyncbing business is getting to be risky,
and we have decided to bang folks by
It will throw a great muny men out
of business to bunch the elections and
hold them all one day; but they'll be
wise enough to make enough bay on
that day to last 'em the balance of the
Cotton Bales Heavier.
New Orleans, November 3-The actual
weight of 2,371.107 bales of the cotton
crop, embracing port receipts and over
land, for the two months ended October
31, 519 69-109 pounds per bale, against
503 8.100 pounds last year. Detai:ed
averages are as follows: Texas, 244 78-100
increase over last year 25 4-100 pounds;
[jouisiana, 5244 i00, increase 19 21-100;
Alabama, 520 increase 12; Georgia. 503 44- 1
100, increase 89-300; South Carolina, 504
4-100, increase 8 50-100; North Carolin%
502 58.100, increase 14 90-100; Tennessee
etc., including Memphis, St. Louis and
overland514 92 100, increase 1 17 100. Net
decrease for the whole as compared with
the close of September this year, 5 52
100 pounds per bale, and compared with
the close of October last year, it shows an
increase ofl16 61-100 pounds.
HEART DISEASE 30 YEARS!
Short Breath, Palpitation.
Mr. G. W. McKinsey, postmasterof
Kokomo, Ind., and a brave ex-soldier
says: "I had been severely troubled
with heart disease ever since leaving
the army at the close of the late war.
I was troubled with palpitation and
shortness of breath. I could not
sleep on my left side and had pain
around my heart. I became so ill
that I was much alarmed, and for
tunately zy attention was called to
Dr.Miles' Heart Cure
I decided to try it. The fit'fbottle
made a decided improvement in miy
condition, and flve bottles have com
pletely cured me." -
- -. W. McKINSEY, P. M., Kokomao, Ind.
Dr. Miles' Her Cre Is sold on aoitve
ALdggists sell it at $, 8 bottles for $5, or
byteiDr. **esMdial o., !lk*art*4 d
For sale by All Druggists.
The best way to find out where to get
it cheapest, is to go out and investigate
for yourself. If you'll do this we'll not
be the sufferers, because c.ur stock is
matchless in leading styles, and match
less in high grade Suits at low grade
prices. All you want is to see them.
We ask your at tention to our leading
styles in "Cambridge" Sack Suits,
"Oxford" Sack Suits, "Pall Mall" Sack
Suits, and "Prince Regent" Frock
Suits. The coats are beautiful long-eut
garments, with graceful "hang" and
"curve" of skirt, and are perfect speci
mens of the artistic tailoring which
prevails throughout our line of fine
The prices of our line of Suits and
Overcoats are adapted to all purses.
The range is from S$500 to $35.00, and
the quality is better at every step you
Our stock of Men's Furnishings is
the larget and most complete ever
brought to thist city, and contains the
latest and most stylish shs pes, in Derby
and soft Hats, an exquisite line <(f
Neckwear, Laundried and Unlaur.
dried Shirts, IUnderwear, Collars, Cuffs,
We have removed from our old stand,
and are now located in the elegant and
commodious sales-room at 135 Maia
Street, next to Loriek. & Lowrance.
Look us up when you are ready to
make your Fall purchases and we'll
I. L. IIRD,
Columbia, S. C.
THE LEADING CLOTHIER.
At Sign of the Gol 'en Star.
Cash or Instalm t
New Mnachines T
A Well Egulhe
PRICKLY ASH, POKE ROOT
,. Marvelous Cures
o- in Blood Poison
dw and Scrofula
P. P. P. purifes the blood. bu5ds up
the weak and debilitated, gives
strength to weakened nerves, expels
diseases.givingthe patient health and
lassitude first prevailed.
For rimary.econdar and tertiary
l . I poisoning. meren
rial ison malaria, dyspepsia, and
in a lood and skin diseases, like
blotches. 1imples. old chronic ulcers.
tetter. scald head, boils, erysipelas,
eczema - we may say, without fear of
contradictlon,that P. P. P. Is the best
blood purier in the world,and makes
itive. speedy and permanent cures
Ladies whose systems are poisoned
and whose blood is In an impure conai
tion, due to menstrual irregularities,
are peculiarly benefted by the won
derful tonic and blood cleansing prop
erties of P. P. P.-PrIckly Ash, Poke
Boot and Potassium.
SPRn,GPIE2.D, Mo., Aug. 14th. 1893.
-I can spak in the highest terms of
dmyour medicine from my own personal
Knowledge. I was affected with heart
disease, pleurisy and rheumatism for
d . 35 years. was treated by the very best
sician sna spent hundreds of dol
tried wn remedy with
out inding relief. I have only taken
one bottle of your P. P. P., and can
cheerfully say It has done me more
d od than anything I have ever taken.
can recommend your medicine to all
dpb-- gUfferers of the above diseases.
MRS. M. M. YEARY.
Springleld, Green County, o.
%VW tr t.s off 'n11
n3 -d:,cine E f-uet
; tion, Nawwa, Sic
4;; vs:able Livar Re
omiew d- r; of-the Kidney
p...=. Compiaints. Tak
e .icure for chills. A
Emeals, after meals
.mw S >.1 whole.l4a
SOUTHERN RAILWAY 00.
Condensed Schedule, In Effect Oct. 21st. 994
Trains run by 75th Meridian Tim'-.
v Charleston.......... .....--.... 7 3am
"Columbia................ .....11 40a m
Prosperity.... ...................~ p m
ANewberry............ ...---...'.10p m
A. Clinton .... (Ex Sun)............235pm
-Laurens....(Ex Sun). .... .....! 3.0p m
" inety-Six. ...... -..-......... 2.6p m
" Green wood .....................2.2 p m
" Hodges....................-.315.p m
- Abbeville....... ...........---.3.5 pm'
"Belton ............. ...........4.O pfl
"'Anderson.. ... ................. 4.3p m
"Sce,cia.. .............4 p m
"Walaafl....................... 6.15 p m
- -' ... ............ 10.0 pm
v. Walhalla.......................' 935 am
-Seneca.......... ..............10.00 am
"Anderson...............-...... 11.5 am
-Belton. ............. ...--.11.4am
Lv bevrille............ .........lL0 ami
.Hodges....... ......... --......125 pm
"Greenwood. ...... ..... --..... 12.5 pm
"Ninety-Six .. ...-......132 pm .
- Larens <Ex Sunm..............[10 40am
"Clinton(Ex Sun)..... ......... l.0am
-Newterry ....... ............I 2.39) pm
"Prosperity................... 2. pm
r. Columbia..................... 4.1is pm
"Charleston.....................I 8.45 pm
Between Anderson, Belton and Greenville.
No. 11. STATIONS. I No 18
.08 p. mLv...:,anderson ..... Ar12.0T pm
4.Qp.m1-.... Belton..........lL14 am
4.25 p. " .. Wilamston......."1.9 am
31 p. -J".... Peler ........... 1.3 am
5.15 p. Ar... Greenviie..... Lv10.15 am
Between Columbia and A.shevHlle.
Io 3 STATIONS I N.4
.1am..... Lv Charlestonari. .5pm
.5pmJ ......Union.....". ..... l.4pm
.4pm[ ..... ..Jonesville'" .......2Apm.[
2.PTIpm ..... . Pacolet.. " ....22pm.
315pm....Lv Start'b-g Ar.....1.5m
6 3pr...... 4r Ashevi,11e Lv.... .10am
Nos. 11 and 12 are solid trains between Cnarles
ton and Waihalla.
Trains leave Spartanburg. A. and C. division,
orthbound. 4.01 a. in.. s40 p. m.. 6.22 p. mn., (Ves
tibuled Limitedi; southbound, 1257 a. m.,2.55p.1
in. 11.37 a. mn., (Vestibuled Limited): west
ound. W. N. C. Division, 3.15 p. m. for Hender-!
scville and Asheville.
Trains leave Greenville. A. and C. Division)
orthbound, 3 a.mn..2.35 p.m.. and 5,30 p.m., (Ves
zibuled Limited'; southbound. 1.52 a. mn.., 4.05 p.
.. 12.28 p. mn., (Vestibuled Limited).*.
Trains leave Seneca. A. and C. Division. north
ound, 1.40 a. m. and 12.59 p.m.; soutabound, 3.01
. m. and 6.1p.nm
Pullman Palace Sleeping Cars on Trains 15
nd 36, 37 and 38, on A. and C. Division.
W. H. GREEN. J1. M. CUJLP.
Gen'I Mg-r. Traffic Mgr.
Washington, D. C.
E. BERK.ELEY, Supt., Columbia. S. C.
W. A. TUEK. S.HE. HA RDWICK,
Gen-1 Pass. Agt.,. Ass'?. Gn' Pass. Ag?..,
Wastrington. D. C. Atlanta. Ge.
end a Dollar Seventy-five
ora lcrc B'll outfit that you can put up
ousl,adwhen you want
Gas Lighting A pparatus.
Wire'. Bells, Pushes,
Light Wi econdults, etc.,
ed for best prices, to J. Md. BATEMAN,
4 E. Washington St.. Columrbia. s. ..
4.5 R CAFV6Al3
Pimples, Blotches -
and Old Sores
Caarr, Malaria -
and Kidney Troubles
. entirly reoev*a by P.P.P.
-Prickly Ash. Pore Root and Poaes
cium, the greatest blood puri.er an ---W
AERDED=N., July 21,1891
MtssRs LIPPMAN Baos. .avann
Ga.: D.ux Sxs-I bought a bottleo1 z
.SP P. tHotTSPrin.Ark.;nd "
thas done me more than three -
inonths' tre2tmentat the Hot Springs.
Send three bottles C. 0. D. -
Aberdeen, Brown County, 0.
Capt. J. D. Johnston.
To an; chom it mat eonern: I here
by testify to the wonderful properties -me
o P. P. P. for ee tion s o'f kin. I
suffered for s years withanun
sightly and disagrew.ble eruption on --"dP
my face. I tried every known rem&
dy but in vain,nntl P. P. P. Was used, __4
and am now entirely cured.
(Signed by J. D. JOHNSTON.
Skin Cancer Cured.
Tetimonyfrmhe Mayor of Seqix,T.
SEQUIN. TM. ,January 14, 1898.
MESSRS. LIPPMAN BRos., Savannah..40
Ga.: Gentlemen-I have tried your P.
P. P. for a disease of the skin, usually
known as skin caxcer.of thirty years'
standing and found great rellef: it
purites d blood and removesa i
ritation from the seat of the dista" __qW
and prevents any sprealing of the
sores. I have taken nveor six bottles
and feel confident that another course
will effect a enre. It has also reUeved
me from Indigestion and stomach W
trauble. Yours tru
CAPT.V. 3r. RBUST.
Attorney at Lawi
B Bi 8se8s8 I'ldit. -
ALL DRUGGISTS SELL IT.
L,ppman's Bloex,swa 4a",= S
,tri.. J4 a plea4ant al)d invigoratit
1I in the care of Dyspepia, Indiges
i Headache, S-re *t,omaeb, etc. A
s Wodiertion. betfca InFml
gllator. Corrects promptly all disor
. Wond.-rfully beuneficial in Femsale
n along with Quinine is an ettectual
great appetiz-!r when taken before
and $1300 Bottles,
irray Drug Co.,
COLUMBIA, S. C.
TLANTIC COAST LINLE.
Wilmington, N. C. aug.29r
FAST LINE ~
etweenCharleston and Columbia
Soutir Carolina and Not una
and Athens and A
oIG Wia'. -~ ^ I G EA
7 1i Lv....CharJegton..#r. 740 -
" ...Lan ....." 73
10 00 " ...Sumter..... ... " 5Q -
il 21 Ar....Columbla ...LV. 4 20
1229 " ...,Prosperity.. . 312
:2 4- "....Newberry...... 209
19') .Cintor,......" 225
2" ......AbbevIe...... " 12 48
* 5 08"....thens........ " 10 el
7 4 ".....At lanta..." 8 15 -
pm " ...Winnsbore.... " 150
8 at " .....Ctiarlotte.... " 9830
4 di "...A nderaon..... "115
2'0 4...partanbur" 11 45.
5 16 " ..Hendersonviie' 938 -
Nos. 62 and 53 9olid trains between CharegS
on and Columba 8. C.
T.M. EMES8ON, Trafite Managcer.
r. R. K EN LY at4f M~analrAv
IS.JUST AS C000 POR ADUL. 1
- GALATA, 2a, ov.S,-IS.
2 ~arseiam e Co.. St.I Lnis,M.o. -
Getleen:-We acld 11ar, 6 oWmem at '.
GOVE'S TASTELES -~a OI anchave
bought three groes ahready this year. In allora --
perience of 14 years, in the drug hsas, ha
ever sold an srticle that yesuch iilea a'
MMon as your Tn. rstruly.
Ahsnr, CAUa kC
For sale by W. E. P< Iham and Robertson
& ui.'der. --
.n..r.,armi.' in- 4. . .
- - e b.ar.a ing ..-- ba- -I- V
pus hebunlofi, h..mach * -
usata ndt..u. .. . a - a . -