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The Baccalaureate Sermon
Delivered by President Porter of Tale in
the ellege Chapel, taaiay, June 37th,
Having no hope and without God in the world.
Ephesiana IL, 13. -
This descriptive phrase when condensed to
its utmost might be read thus : Hopeless be
cause Godless. .Each of these words is suffi
ciently significant when taken alone. When
coupled together their force is more than
doubled. To be Godless is to fail to acknowl
edge Him whom men naturally own. It is to
refuse to worship the Creator and Father in
neaven, wnom me right-minded and loyal
hearted instinctively ereverence. It is to for
sake God and therefore to be God-forsaken.
as the homely phrase is, that is, to be one
whom the sunshine warms with no heat and
the rain blesses with no refreshment, because
in tne wide world wnicn God nas made he
finds no living and loving God. No wonder
that such a man is without hope, that he is
classed with those to whom hope never
comes mat comes to ail." -
The condition of the persons here describ
ed was simply negative. They had been
without God and nothing more. Possibly
they did not deny or disbelieve in God. They
might have been so occupied with the world
itself in its brightness and beauty, that God
was absent from their thinking. Possibly
one or another might have had daring enough
to say there is no God. Perhaps, though
not probably, in those times, some " held that
God could not be known, and invested this
dogma with a religious halo to which they
responded with mystic wonder. To them ail
there was no God, and in them all there was
no nope, bo wrote our apostle out of the
fresh and vivid experience of the hope
which had co me to him from the new and
vivid manifestation of God to himself a hope
wnicn termed every tibre of his being witn
electric life. Since his time men in all gen
erations have been thrilled with the same joy
ous hope, and just so often as God has been
forgotten or denied has hope left the hearts
and habitations of men. But in all these
times ignorance of God has been more com
monly regarded as a calamity or a sin. In
our days, as is well known, it has taken a
new form. Ignorance of God has been taught
as a necessity of Reason. The unknowable
ness of God has been formulated as a Phil
osophy. It has even been taught as a The
ology and hallowed as a Beligion. The sub.
limation of rational piety has been gravely
set forth as that blind wonder which comes
from conscious and necessary ignorance of
God. In contrast wiih this new form of
worship with the confident joyousness of
Christian faith has been called as the impie
ty of the pious, andthe old saying has almost
reappeared in anew guise that even for a
philosopher ignorance is the mother of de
votion." I do not propose to argue concerning the
truth or falsehood of these doctrines. I shall
spend no time in discussing the logic or phil
osophy of the Atheistic Agnosticism which is
somewhat currently taught and received. I
shall simply treat of it in its practical tenden
cy as being destructive of hope in man, andf
therefore necessarily leading to the degrada
tion of his nature and the lowering of his
I. Without God there is no well grounded
hope for science. This may seem to be a
very daring or a very paradoxical assertion.
There is more truth in it. however, than is
usually discerned. Inasmuch as it is in the
name of science that ignorance of God is ex
alted into supreme wisdom, it may be worth
while to inquire what would the effect upon
science be, could it cast out God from all
its thinking. I say could it do this, for it
would be very hard to do so. Our newly
fledged agnostics are apt to forget that all
modern science has been prosecuted in the
broad and penetrating sunlight of faith in
one living and personal God, and that not
a single theory has been proposed or
experiment tried in nature, except with the
distinct recognition of the truth that a wise
and loving mind at least may uphold and di
rect the goings on of nature. The most pas
ionate atheist cannot deny that this is the con
viction of most of the living and breathing
men about him. The most restrained agnos
tic cannot but know and feel that the theory
which he strives to cherish is rejected by
most of the women and children who look
up into the sky and walk on the earth. The
simple teachings of Christian theism are ca
pable of being expanded into the grandest
conceptions that science ever attempted to
formulate, bo grand that human reason is
overwhelmed with their sublime relation
ships, and the human imagination is dazed to
blindness when it would picture them, ffhe
first proposition of the creed which the in
fant pronounces with confiding simplicity
"I believe in God the Father Almighty, maker
of heaven and earth" is easily expanded in
to those conceptions that the man necessari
ly and intuitively supplies as the background
upon which science traces all its propositions,
and through which it connects its theories and
proceeds to its conclusions.
That science must have faith and hope
appears, whether we consider it as an inter
preter, an historian, or a prophet. Though
it begins with facts, it does not Btop with
facts. Though it begins with the seen, it
looks beneath the visible and strives after the
invisible. So soon as it compares and ex
plains, it connects the sensible and interprets
events by forces and laws, by hypotheses and
heories. Let it test its the ories by experi
ments a thousand times repeated, what it
tests is what it has gained by interpretation,
that is, what is not seen but believed. Fol
lowing the unseen on the lines of interpre
ting thought, it is led into the very presence
of a thinking God.
Having gained some insight into the pres
ent by this process, science applies this in
sight to history, going- backwards into the re
motest past and unrolling its records, whether
written on' indestructible tables of stone or
suggested by the casual deposits of heaps of
refuse. But history of every kind, even of
nature, is interpreted force and law, and
force, to be interpreted by law, must be order
ly in its actings ; and order in nature, if it
does not require a directing God, is, to say
the least, best explained by such a God. Es
pecially if the great law of evolution or de
velopment is accepted, and so long a story of
progress is traced in the past, there emerges
and shapes itself into being a plan, a thought
wide enough to embrace all the events which
have successively germinated into being and
long enough to provide for their gradual suc
cession. This requires a single mind as wide
as that of one forecasting God, and as un-
weanea as ms unsearcnaDie understanding.
But science is also a prophet. It revels in
its confidence in the future. It believes that
its interpretations of the present and its solu
tions of the past will be surpassed by the dis
coveries that axe to be : that both nature and
man shall continue as heretofore, obeying the
same laws as from the beginning, and that
the revelations already made of both shall
be lost sight of and forgotten in the products
of force and law which the future shall dis
close, and that in all this progress one - reve
lation shall prepare the way for . another, as
naturally and as gently as the dawn brightens
into tne sunrise. .Here is nope, ardent, con
fident, passionate nope. and. we . may add.
rational and well grounded hope. On what
does this nope rest this nope for the stabil
ity of nature's laws and the promise of its fu
ture? We need not answer by any abstract
analysis or reused rxhilosophizinj?. - We con
cede that it is not necessary- for - success or
eminence in any special science that this fun
damental question should be raised. We know
that for eminence in any specialty, the nat
ural faith and hope of men in science as in
terpretation and history and prophecy, is alto
gether sumcient, and this need not be ex-
panded into faith in God. We do not object
in the least that science stops short in its ex
planations of phenomena at molecules, and
motion, and inertia, and, attraction, and heat,
and electricity, and heredity, and development.
and variation, and environment. But we do
contend that atheistic agnosticism gives no
solution of those explanations that are essen
tial to science which is so satisfactory as the
creed of Christian theism We also contend
that tne personal thinker is more than the sci
entist who interprets and prophesies, and the
living man demands and accepts a persona
God as the best solution of all the problems
which every special science raises, but which
no special science can solve. . .
Perhaps you have traversed . a . forest
at midnight, and have painfully and slowly
ten out your path among tne objects which
the darkness seemed to conceal - rather than
reveal. You have mastered it by slow, but
sure steps, such as the blind man feels out by
exact ana reasoning wracn. Anon you trav
erse the same forest by noon. How luminous
has it become through the all -pervading light?
Perhaps you do not think of the glorious sun
from which this light proceeds, but you know
that what waa an obscure thicket, beset with
dimness and shade, is flooded with the re
vealing light, and hope and joy have taken
the place of caution and doubt ana fear. So
does the recognition of a personal intelligence
who may be known "by man give an assured
hope to what men call science. So has it
been to its advancing hosts a pillar of fire by
night and a cloud by . day. The denial" of
such an intelligence or the assertion that - he
cannot be known takes from science its hope,
because it withdraws from the universe the
illumination of personal reason and personal
love which all scientific thinking . accepts . .as
possible and rational. ....
Ju. xo do without uod is to do wunouc
hope in respect to moral culture and perfec
tion. - What we are is of far greater . conse
quence than what we know. . Strength and
perfection of character and the supreme aim of
all right judging men. When they think of
what man was made to be and of. what they
themselves might become, they cannot but
aspire. But strong as conscience ia to ele
vate, control and command, a personal God
is needed by man to give energy and life to
conscience. Personality without is required
to reinforce the personality within. Con
science itself is but another name for the
moral person within, when exalted to its
most energetic self assertion and having to do
with the individual self in its most charac
teristic manifestation, as it determines the
character by its individual acts. The- theory
that denies that God ia a person very natu
rally and logically denies that man is a person.
He is Only a highly developed set of phenom
ena flowering out from the hidden root the
unknowable unknown. What we call his
.personality, his will, his character are all as
unreal as the clouds of a summer noon one
moment apparently as fixed as mountain
summits, and another dissolving as you gaze.
On any theory of man a personal God is
needed to give energy to the moral ideal and to
proclaim it as his personal, will. The other
self within us is powerless to enforce - obedi
ence. Much as we may respect its commands
wnen rorcea to near them, we can, alas, too
easily shut our ears to its voice. But when
this better self represents the living God,
who, though greater than conscience, speaks
through conscience, then conscience.takes the
throne of the universe and her voice is that
of the eternal king, to which all . loyal sub
jects respond with rejoicingfassent, and with
the hope that the right will triumph rejoice
that God reigns in righteousness.
But man is not always loyal either to con
science or to God. As a sinner against both,
he has need of deliverance and hope. What he
most needs and longs for is to be delivered
from the narrowness of selfishness, the bru
tality of appetite, the fever of ambition, the
meanness of envy, the flendishness of
hate, and the righteous displeasure - of God
against them all. When men know what they
are, as measured by what they might have be
come, they cannot but be ashamed. When
they review their failures after trial they can
not but despair. They find no rational
ground in themselves for hope that they shall
.actually become better in the Bprings of feel
ing or the results of their life. If there is
no God, or they know of none who can show
them what they ought to be and who can and
will help hem, and whom it is rational to ask
ta guide and help them, they are without
hope of lasting and triumphant success.. But
if God has made himself known in Christ in
order to give us a living example of human
excellence, and also to inspire us to make it
our own, and above all in order to remove all
hindrance or doubt in the way then we may
hope, by trusting ourselves to this redeeming
God, to be like him. His life, his death, his
words, his acts, his living self, are full of the
inspirations of hope. That inspiration has
wrought with mighty power through all the
Christian generations. The more distinctly
and lovingly Christ makes God known, the
more confidently does man respond with hope
that he shall be emancipated into likeness to
God. From all these hopes, the agnostic
atheism cuts us off. It weakens and shatters
our ideal of excellence and then it denies the
freedom by which we may rise, and finally it
withdraws the inspiration which is ministered
by a personal deliverer and friend. - It weak
ens man's ideal. It cannot do otherwise, for
it derives the law of duty from the changing
feelings of our fellow men. It degrades the mor
al law into a shifting product of society, and
conscience with its rewards and penalties into
the outgrowth of the imagined favor or dis
like of men as unstable as ourselves, when
fixed and transmitted by hereditary energy.
Such an ideal, or law, or tribunal, can be
neither sacred nor binding nor quicken
ing, because it has no permanence. To be a
good or perfect man in one aeon is not the
same thing as to be a good man in another.
It is altogether a matter of taste or fashion,
and each age under the law of development
sets the fashion for itself.
It sets freedom aside. To reach any part of
this ideal is the result of simple mechanism.
Character is the joint product of inheritance
and circumstances. Freedom, with its possi
bilities and its kindling power, is but a fancy
and a shadow, the mocking phantom of man's
romantic longings or the vain surmising of
his idle regrets.
There is neither inspiration nor hope for
such a man in the help of God. He certain
ly needs " help from some one
greater than himself. If his mor
al ideals are not fixed and he has no free
dom with which to follow or reject, such as
he has he is like a man who is bidden to walk
in the sand that fails beneath his tread, and
whose limbs are at the same time frozen with
paralysis, like a bird with stiff ened wings when
dropped' into an exhausted receiver. God
cannot encourage or help him. To him there
is no God, or none of whom he can know that
he can or will give him aid. He has no cer
tain or fixed ideal to which to aspire. He
has no freedom with which even to pray. He
has no God to whom to pray. What better
can such a man do than to give himself up to
the passions and impulses of the moment,
which at least may divert his thoughts from
his degradation, or amuse his aimless and
hopeless existence, or throw startling and
lurid lights over ijhe darkness of his despair.
TTT. Belief in God is the only condition of
hope in the advancement of public and so
cial morality, and consequently in social sta
bility and progress. The universe in which
we live represents two factors, the physical
and moral. 1 Both of these are manifest is so
cial phenomena. If God is required as the
ground of our hope in nature and in physioal
science, and also in the sphere of morals,
how much more in the sphere in which na
ture and spirit meet together. Those who
deny God, or who assert that we cannot
know Him, can give no reason for their faith
and hope in human progress. Jb orce and law
alone, whether physical or moral, do
not answer all our questions here. Social
forces, too, are less easily discerned than those
purely physical. Even if we could resolve
these forces into material agencies and assume
that these laws can be expressed in mathe
matical formula;, this would avail us but little,
because the forces are so complex and subtle,
less easily traced, loss readily analyzed and
less confidently interpreted, and less readily
turned into prophecy. But if we believe
these forces to be largely spiritual and per
sonal, if we accept freedom, in both man and
God, then our only rational ground of hope
for man's future is that the eternal has his
own plans concerning man's future well-'
being and will fulfill them in a consummation
of good. The developments of the past, ex
cept as they reveal the plan of God, give no
hope for the future. In the facts of the past
there is no security that the movement of
man is onward. Manifold phenomena in hu
man history suggest fearful forebodings of
degeneracy, depravity and retrogression.
Long periods of darkness and eclipse have
gathered in gloomy folds over the human
race. Sudden collapses of faith have spread
like the plague. Fearful convulsions have
opened like the chasms of an earthquake to
swallow up the gathered fruits of culture and
art. But as soon as we know that God rules
over man for man's moral discipline, and that
Christ is setting up a Kingdom of righteousness
and peace and joy in the Holy Ghost, then
we lift up our hearts, and gather courage for
man's future history. We find good reason
to conclude that man will continue to make
progress in the knowledge of whatever is
true, and just, and honest, and of good re
port. We become well assured that the sim
ple law of Christian love will in due time be
expanded by Christian science into thousands
and tens ofathousands of the special precepts
of Christian ethics, which future generations
shall joyfully accept which will be light as air
in their facile accommodations to all the con
ditions of human existence, and as strong as
links of iron to hold men to every form of
duty. We triumph in the faith that the time
will come when this unwritten law shall sound
in every obedient soul as winningly and as
lovingly as the evening breeze that rests
on the wind harp and shall thunder as terri
bly to the disobedient as the voice of God
Such a faith in human progress is rational.
It is true indeed that if God is personal and
man is free, the relations of God to man may
be more complicated, and less easily known
than if man is material and God an unknown
and impersonal force. On the other hand,
social science gains nothing, but loses much,
in telling us that the laws of society are as
fixed as the laws of the planets, and that man
is as plastic to their moulding as Stardust or
protoplasm to the cosmic forces. For on
either theory, it we are to have a science of
the future, we must have faith in order and
a purpose as the ground of our hope for that
progress in which we confide. Order and
purpose supose a personal thinker. If we have
no God, or a God whom we cannot know, we
are without rational hope for that moral and
social progress in which we all believe. We
believe that men will matte progress, because
we desire it. That is, we are dogmatic senti
mentalists instead of rational philosophers. .
IV. Atheism, whether positive or negative,
gives no hope : for the conduct or comfort of
our individual life. Each man's personal life
is ever present to himself as the object of his
hopes or fears. Shall this life be long or
short t Shall it be bright or dark ? Shall
it be a failure or a success ? The man who
believes in God and trusts in his guidance,
he, and he alone, has solid ground for hope.
Be knows Him through the forces of the uni
verse which surround him and confront him
at every step, and he knows Him as the
Heavenly Father who animates and directs
them to each individual joy or sorrow. - In
both relations he is in harmony with Him; in
the first tp far as he knows them, and with
God himself Who controls the known and the
unknown to his true well being and makes
even his ignorance and mistakes - a blessing.
He knows and obeys God as revealed in mv
ture. He believes most profoundly in ; the
majestic forces of the universe and their un
changing law. He recognizes the truth that
both are everywhere present in the world of
matter and of spirit. He watches them as
they move, seemingly like the summer cloud
that broods lazily over the quiet earth at
noon like the .cloud also in it that needs only
to be touched by another as quiet as itself
for the thunderbolt and the tornado to leap
forth with destructive energy. , He does not
imit His presence and His rule to physical
agencies alone. He knows Him as truly ia
his moral and spiritual forces and laws.
Though the moral are. less obtrusive, , they
are none the less sure ; though slower in their
working, they are none the less energetic
Their energy is greater, resembling in this,
those subtler agents of matter which, though
they glide into one another in secret hiding
places and under Protean phases, are for that
very reason most easily gathered for a fearful
Within this vast enginery of force and law
man stands in his weakness and his strength.
The spectacle of this enginery is sublime and
every day is making it more magnificent, for
every day reveals something new in force or
law, each manifesting more of the thought and
power of God. But while man is continually
finding his strength in his power to interpret
by scientific thought- the ' forces and laws
whioh-had been before unknown, he is there
by made more and more sensible of his weak
ness in his augmented apprehension of what
is unrevealed. He is beset with fear - lest he
shall make some fatal mistake. Hence he asks
earnestly, is there nothing more ? If there is
nothing more than force and law no man is
so much to be pitied as he the man of sci
entific knowledge and scientific imagination,
for no man feels so lonely and helpless as he.
He is alone, alone as he muses upon the vast
ness of this great solitude, peopled though it
be with the enormous agents that haunt and
overmaster him with their presence, but are
without a thought or care for his personal life.
Could he not see behind these forces a per
sonal being like himself, and capable of di
recting both force and law to issues of bless
ings to men, how welcome would that knowl
edge be to his lonely heart. That God he
may see and find if he will. He is suggested
by his own personality, which is his nobler,
nay, his essential self. He is demanded by
the weakness and limitations of his own nature.-
Why should not there be a personal
and living God .behind this machinery of
force and law which we call nature ? Why
should I not know a living spirit as well as
unknown force and definite law, and why
should I not accept personality in God as the
best explanation of both? There is, there
must be such a person ; he fills this vast soli
tude by his immanent presence and his ani
mating life. He directs the forces which I
cannot control. While I dare not transgress
the known manifestations of his will in force
and law, I can trust myself to his personal
care, where I cannot rely on my own knowl
edge or foresight.
What natural theism thus suggests, Chris
tian theism declares for man's guidance and
comfort. The living God becomes our Fath
er in Heaven, the guardian of our life, our
ever present friend, who understands our
most secret thoughts, our weakest fears, our
blushing shame, our conscious gnilt,"and who
can bring to each and to all the sympathy
and comfort and guidance of a personal
friendship and an assured blessing. In what
words of sublime condescension and simple pa
thos have these truths been declared. "Even
the very hairs of your head are all numbered.
Ye are of more value than many sparrows.
Take no thought for the morrow. Your
Heavenly Father knoweth that ye have need
of all things. Seek first the kingdom of
God and his righteousness and all these things
shall be added unto you." These as words
of Him who spake as never man spake. Nor
did he speak them alone. He lived them in
his life, exemplifying them in look and de
meanor and showing their import by his lov
ing trust. " The same revelations of God were
confirmed by his resurrection, and his as
cending majesty as he went into the presence
of his Father and our Father, of his God and
our God. From that presence we hear the
assuring words: "He that spared not his own
Son, but freely gave him up for us all, how
shall lie not with Him freely give us all
things. Be careful for nothing but in every
thing by prayer ' and supplication with
thanksgiving let your requests be made
known unto God, and the peace of God,
which passeth all understanding, shall keep
your hearts and minds through Christ Je
sus." In this faith in God as the guide of
our personal life, Christian believers by myr
iads have lived and died. In this hope the
V. The man without God is without hope
for a future life. For such a man, at best,
another life is simply possible. He has no
rational assurance that it is certain. The uni
verse is so vast and man's dwelling is so con
tracted; its inhabitants are so manifold and
one among them is of so little moment : the
distances are so enormous, and man's power
to traverse them is so limited; the histories
of the prehistoric ages are so gigantic in then
forgotten details, and yet the title of each
chapter reads as an inscription over millions
ot the dead, that men tremble before nature,
as when a child gazes on the face of an over
hanging cliff, or peers over the edge of a yawn
Man shudders before nature's remorseless
insensibility. He notices how little she makes
of the dead, and how little she cares for the
living, how she mocks at and trifles with sen
sibility and with life. An earthquake swal
lows up tens of thousands of living men: The
jaws of the gulf that opened to receive them
swing DacK to their place, and forthwith flow
ers adorn the ghastly seam, as if in mockery
of the dead who are buried beneath. A great
ship founders in the ocean, freighted with a
thousand living souls. As they go down they
raise one shriek of anguish that it would
seem would rend the sky. But the cry is
over, and the waters roll over the place as
smoothly as though those thousand lives
were not sleeping in death balow. Of anoth
er life there are no tidings and few sugges
tions, a possibility, or perhaps a proba
bility, but no hope. ,
Nowadays even this possibility is denied by
many, and the probability against such a life
is hardened into certainty, and men strive to
prove that they are not immortal as for a
great prize. All the analogies of nature are
interpreted to prove the extinction of man's
being. Those who acknowledge no God but
a mysterious force, those, who deny to God
personality and thought and affec
tion and sympathy, most reasonably find no
evidence in nature for a future life,for when
they look in her stony and inflexible face
they find all the evidence to be against it.
Let such a man awake to the fact that God
is, that he lives a personal life, that nature is
not so much his hiding place as it is a gar
ment of the revealing light, that the forces
of nature are his instruments and the laws of
nature his steadying and eternal thoughts.
that man ia made after God's image and can
interpret ms thoughts and commune with his
living self, that life is man's school, every ar
rangement and lesson of which points to a
definite end, that this end is not accomplish
ed here, then not only does there spring up
in his heart the hope that this life shall be
continued in another, but this hope becomes
almost a certainty, rsut this nope is a cer
tainty so long, and only so lonsr, as this life is
interpreted by the light of God's thought and
God's personality. So long as this light con
tinues to shine, every difficulty that would
make against another life is turned into an
argument in its favor, every new doubt sug
gests the necessity of a new hope. Every
roughness that has cast a shadow on the
picture reflects a gleam of light, and .the
hard, inexpressive face of nature herself
becomes radiant with promise and hope.
Let now God be seen to break forth from
his hiding-place, and to manifest himself in
the (Jurist who conquers death and brings
the immortal life to light through his rising
and ascension, and the hope that had been
reached as a conclusion of assured conviction
is shouted forth in the song of triumph,
--.tsiessea pe tne ioa and Father of our Lord
Jesus Christ, who, according to his abundant
mercy, has begotten us again unto a lively
hope, by the resurrection of Jesus Christ
from the dead, to an inheritance incorruptible
ana unaemea ana that ladeth not away. "
I know that this argument respecting the
hope of another life is set aside by the ag
nostics by the denial that another life is of
any value, or that men care for it. The next
step is to argue that it is weak and ignoble to
expect or desire it. The next is to substi
tute for it an ideal existence in the lives of
others by the continuance of our thoughts
ana activities in tuose or otners, in whose
life we thus may continue to live. Let
those accept this substitute for a future life
who can, and find in it what satisfaction they
may. iney win certainly comers that this
fancied contentment with personal annihila
tion falls immeasurably short of what men
call hope, and preeminently of the -Christian
hope that is full of immortality.
The doctrine itself seems to be simply in
human and unnatural and to be repelled by
tne simplest practical test. IX men do ' not
care for a future life, how should they and
why do they earo for any future of the pres
ent me r u mey ao not areaa annihilation,
why do they not more frequently commit
suicide ? If the hope for a nobler future life
does not animate and inspire men as an orig
inal and inextinguishable impulse, how hap
pens it that men cleave with such tenacity to
the hope for a brief and perhaps ignoble hour
or tne present nrer nnyisit so rare that
even the most disciplined of modern philoso
phers is ready to exchange the briefest -hour
of personal being for the lauded immortality
of thought or emotion in the person of anoth
er? It is not bravery, it is simple bravado to
deny or weaken the longing for a future life
which every man confesses and feels. The
labored apostrophes of George Eliot, and the
studied declamations of J ohn, Morley over the
entrancing prospect of ahnihilation.are silen
ced by the pithy confessions of Shakespeare in
Hamlet. The very earnestness of the denial
may be a confession of the strength of the de
sire. I know that when a man half or whol
ly denies that God is, or that God is anything
to himself, he musvtto be consistent, denv in
the next breath that there is a future life. I
know that the temptation is very strong that
he should then seek to persuade himself that
he cares nothing for that life. But he cannot
succeed. He must have hope for this life,
and he must have hope for the future.- And
he needs to know God and to believe in God
if he would have hope for either. - - s
This then is our conclusion : That so far as
man denies God or denies that God can be
known he abandons hope of every kind
that intellectual hope which is the life of sci
entific thought, hope for bis own moral prog
ress, hope for the progress of society, : hope
for guidance and ' comfort in his personal
life, and hope for a future life' for which the
present is a preparation. As he lets them
go one by one, his life loses its light , and its
dignity. Morality loses its enthusiasm and
energy. ' Science has no promise of success.
Sin gains a relentless hold. Sorrow and
darkness have no comfort, and life becomes a
worthless farce or- a sad tragedy, neither of
which ia worth the playing because both end
in nothing. Sooner or later the man without
hope becomes morose and surly, or sensual
and self-indulgent, or avaricious and churl
ish, or cold and selfish, or cultured and hal
low a theoreticaljor a practical pessimist who
believes the world as well as himself to be
without any worthy end for which- one man
or many men should care to live. Possiblyi"
under special advantages of culture, he be
comes a modern Stoic without the moral ear
nestness with which the. ancient confronted
fate, or a modern Epicurean without the Un
conscious gaiety that Christianity has render
ed forever impossible, or he gropes through
the world seeking the shadow of a religion
that he knows can never give him rest and a
God whom he denies can ever be found. But
in either case, whether he were a denyer of
God or admits that God can be known, the
story of his life is summed up in the fearful
epitaph, "He lived without God and died
Young gentlemen of the graduating class :
This subject and the views which have been
expressed are not altogether novel or strange
to your minds. We are not so narrow in
this college as to be ignorant of the new theo
ries that are spread everywhere abroad on
the earth and are floating in the very air'.
We are not so illiberal as to be unwilling to
try them by the test of reason. Though be
lievers in a personal God, we should be
ashamed not to -give a patient hearing to
everything which the atheist or the agnostic
can urge against our faith. Though ardent
devotees of Christian theism, we should dis
honor our faith and our Master did we not de
fend our faith and our Master against every
reason which philosophy, or science, or let
ters can marshal or even suggest against it.
Whatever others may say on this point, you
know that the motto of this college "Lux et
Veritas" L e., Light for the sake of the
truth is fervently and zealously followed,
and that light from any quarter is gratefully
welcome. The graduates who have gone out
in years before us know the same, and there
are many of them, and we can trust them all
to speak in our defence, if need be, on this or
any other question, with our enemies in the
gate. Agnosticism is a topic of present interest
especially with university and cultivated
men on its speculative and its practical side.
As a speculation it is not new. It is as old
as human thought. ' The doubts and mis
givings from which it springs are older than
the oldest fragment of human literature. The
questions which it seeks to answer are as dis
tinctly uttered in the book of Job as are the
replies of sneering despair which are paraded
in the last scientific periodical Modern sci
ence and philosophy have not answered them.
It may be questioned whether they have shed
any light upon them. . They have simply en
larged man's conception of the finite, and
thus made it more easy for him to overlook
or deny his power and his obligation to know
the infinite and the self existent. Culture
and literature, to say the least, do not justify
our modern contempt for positive faith, they
simply - widen our knowledge of human
weakness and error, but most rashly
conclude that every form of faith
and worship is a form of blind wonder before
the unknown or a sentimental groping after
what can never be found. This inference is
hasty and unwarranted. Modem culture and
literature, on the other hand, were never so en
riched by the Christian faith, and never could
find reasons so abundant for acknowledging
Christ to be divine, and yet we must acknowl
edge that to the superficially educated and
the hasty thinker, Agnosticism bring many at
tractions because it answers so many ques
tions by a simple formula, and gathers or
disposes of many phenomena under plausible
generalizations,and above all because they re
leases the conscience and the life from present
obligations. Hence its theories run like wild
fire among the multitudes whose superficial or
unfinished culture and training, or
whose moral preferences prepare
them to receive it. With many
persons these tendencies are comparatively
narmiess, at least lor a tune. The old tradi
tions of duty and self control of decorum and
worship still remain, even though God and
conscience are speculatively abandoned and
Christ is anunsolved enigma. And Christian
hopes are harmless dreams, and the future
life a questionable inheritance, and this hfe
prize in lottery, and the fervors, and self
denials, and self conquests of the Chris
tian life are innocent but vapid sentimentali
ties. With others, after a longer time, the God
wno was at nrst unKnown is openly denied
and Christ is rejected with passionate scorn.
and the inspiration and restraints of Christian
sentiment are contemptuously abandoned.
By others the theory is applied still further.
ineir motto is, let us eat and drink, for to
morrow we die. To one or another of these
dangers you are all exposed, most of all to
the danger that the energy of your faith may
be weakened, and the fire of your zeal may
be lowered, and the tone of your moral and
spiritual life may be relaxed 1 by sympathy
with this paralysis of faith, which is every
where more or less prevalent. No calamity
can befall a-young man which is so serious
as the loss of that fire and hopefulness and
uuuxuge lor tms me ana tne ruture, which
are so congenial to the beginning of his active
life. No sign of our times is more depress
ing tnan mat so many renned and thoughtful
young men so readily accept the suggestions
of doubt and take a position of indifference
or irresponsibility in respect to the truths
of Christian theism and the personal obliga
tions which they enforce. Against these ten
dencies would I warn you most earnestly, by
liiu uuHBiueruuon mat so xast ana so tar
as God is unknown by any man, so fast and so
far does hope depart from his soul ; hope for
an mat a man should care to live for, hope
for scientific progress, for his own moral well-
fare, for the progress of the race, for a suc
cessful life and a happy immortality. There
fore ao x declare to you-in this sacred place,
as you look back upon your college life and
loolf wistfully forward to the unknown
future, that if you would live a life of
cheerful, joyful and buoyant hopefulness.
you must live a life that is controlled and
cheered and hallowed by God's presence and
oy a constant laitn in his forgiving goodness.
All else that a man should care for is secured
you by this living hope in the living and ever
present joa, intellectual success and satis
faction as you grow in all knowledge and cul
ture ; sure progress in moral goodness; pros
perity in "your efforts for the well being of
man ; the kind direction of your earthly life
and the assurance and anticipation of
the life which is immortal. All
things are yours, and you are Christ's and
Christ is God. These are the traditions of
this place. Under these influences the gen
erations have been trained which have gone
before, each testifying that the truths and
instructions, of which perhaps they had been
more or less heedless while here, have come
again to them with living power when re
called under the experiences of life. So may
li over De; so may it De with you. With these
wishes and this blessing do I bid you an af
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mittee on Hath Houses, at the offioe of the City
Surveyor, Room No. 9 City Hall, nntil 8 o'clock p. m.,
on Monday, June 28th, 188ft, 'or constructing a Boat
ing bath house at West Bridge.
The plans, specifications and contract can be seen
at the office of the City Surveyor. -
All proposals must be made upon the blank form
which will be furnished. -
The right to reject any or au proposals wiu De re
Nos. 16 and 18 Nassau Street,
BUT and sell on commission, for cash or on mar
gin, all securities dealt in at the Itew York Stock
All issues of Government Bonds bought and sold at
market rates, free of commission, and on hand for
SPECIAL. ATTENTIOS GIVE5I XO
KICHAIVQES OP BONDS IN WASHING
TON FOR ACCOUNT OF BANKS.
TOLEDO, DELPHOS AND
BURLINGTON R. R. CO.
6 PER CENT.
30 TEAKS TO BUN.
Bv direction of the Chairman of the Committee.
Je24 it CHAS. E. FO VVLiR, City Surveyor.
COCOANOT Macaroons and Cream Wafers, always
myu S. & BAU. 80V.
Interest payable January and July
X in JNew xorKi
Tli t .ntim nftnixii First Alortarase
Bonds on the Dlavlia Line from tne City ot
Toledo, Ohio, to the Ctty of Koiomo,
X9i miles, la Sl,xau,uuu, or less iwan- .
OOO per mile.
For Sale at 90 and Accrued In
terest. The right is reserved to advance the price
Geo. "Wm. Ballon & Co.,
72 Devonshire Street, Boston.
8 Wall Street, New York.
New York, New England & Western
If os. 31 sad 33 Pine Street, New York.
No. 19 Congress Street. Boston.
Union Building, Chicago.
CAPITAL. STOCK - - $200,000
OFFERS to Investors carefully selected securities,
bearing from 6 to 8 per cent, interest. Invest
ment securities bought and sold on commission. Set
tlements made for holders of defaulted securities.
Will act as agents in funding and reorganizing debts
of municipalities, railroad companies and. other cor
porations, correspondence soucitea.
JOHN G. SHORT, President, York.
GEORGE W. DEBEV0I8E, V. Pres. t x,ew OTJC
LUCIUS L. HUBBARD, Asst. Vice Pres., Boston.
WE P. WATSON, Sec. and Treas., Chicago.
mh29 6m .. ..
Sailboat for Sale.
EIGHTEEN feet long, eight feet beam, cat-rigged,
newly painted, all in sailing order ; price $65.
inquire at- ' 'ja Juri UiilLBrt A vis.
gi AY BROTHERS, Publishers and Booksellers, re-
VJT moved May l from 2of to 256 Uoapel street, uar-
nexa -tmiiaing, nrst noor up stairs. jeiu
GRAY 'S SPECIFIC MEDICINE.
rRADE MARK Tbe Great TRADE MARK
edy, an unfailing
cure for Seminal
cy, and all diseases
tnat follow, as a se
quence oz seu
Abuse, as Loss of'
BEFORE TAKINB.Lassitude, Pain ltiAFTER TAKINB.
the Back, Dimness
of Vision, Premature Old Age. and many other Diseas
es that lead to Insanity or Consumption, and a Prema
Full particulars in our rjamnhlet. which we de
sire to Bend free by mail to every one. The Spe
cific Medicine is sold by all druggists at $1 per pack
age, or six packages for $5, or will be sent free by mail
on receipt oi tne money Dy addressing ,
THIS GRAY JlEDItlSE CO.,
No. 10 Mechanics Block, Detroit, Mich.
Sold in New Haven by all Druggists.
ja7 lydaw RICHARDSON i CO., wholesale ag ta.
The Only Remed
(THAT ACTS AT THE SAME TLX IS ON j
and the KIDNEYS.
Tlds combined action gives it won-
Iaerjui power to cure au diseases. ,
Why Are We Sick
Because vie allow these great organs I
I to become clogged or torpid. and
! poisonous humors are ilierefore forced
i into tne oiooa tnat should be expelled
BILIOUSNESS, PILES, CONSTIPATION,
aiuar.i ;ti.mMjai.Ti, umnAtti
DISEASES, FESIA I.E WEAK.
KESSKS, AND NEttTOUS
I by causing free action of these organs I
and restoring their power to throw off
VT Jit Suffer Billons nains and srhps I
Wliy tormcnlcil with Piles, ('oust illation ! I
Why frigli toned over disordered Kidney s 1 i
it aj cniiT're nerrous or sick neaaacftesi
Why liavo sleepless nights I
TTse KIDNEY WOBT and rejoice in I
7ieallh. Iiiea (fry, vzqei-dble compound and
One package will make lx QtsoT Slcdldae. ,
I Get it of yo-zr 2)rugqity he xvill order it
- TOLLS. B2CHA2250H ft CO.. Prrietors.
I ( Wad .end port paid. JiarUntrton, Vt,
THE OPERATIVES' SAYINGS BANK.
203 Chapel St., New Harem
(The charter requires not less than five.)
Charles Atwater. ft Henby Killam.
Eli 8. Qcintabd. Wm. L. Evebitt.
UHABX.ES ttATES. f . J. WHITTEMOBE.
Geobob Botbfobd. Edward Downes.
Henby F. Andruks. Benjamin Noyeh.
James Thompson, East Haven.
Thomas Lawton, Mount CarmeL
Fbiend C. Allen, WallingfortL
Bfnjamtn Notes Preai dent.
Henby Ktllam Vice President. '
DanieiSpenceb Secretary and Treasurer. -BanWftg
hoars from 10 to 4 o'clock, and Monday,
Wednesday and Saturday evenings.
Children's deposits received from ten cents and up
The object of thiB institution 1b to encourage per
sons to small savings and thereby provide something
for the future, and also to accumulate the means to
purchase homes at an early day.
The Bank is conducted without expense to the de
positors for the present year, and all deposits called
for will be paid on demanp.
jeti xtrJMj. muxiLS. rresiaenu
Hotel Livery, Feed and Sale Stable
AT WIKSTEO, CONX.
A Rare Opportunity.
THE stables connected with the Clarke
C?7-t5 House, Wineted, are offered to lease, with
or without stock, at a reasonable figure. The Clarke
House is located but a few rods from the junction of
the Naugatnck and Connecticut Western Railroads, a
location rarely surpassed in business advantages in
The stables have accommodations for 26 horses, are
in excellent condition, and have enjoyed a sood pat
ronage for many years, and under a popular and ju-
aicious management can oe maae to pay handsomely.
Tbe Hotel Patbonaoe makes the location unusually
aesiraoie. ana enaoies it to compete suooessruijy for a
t or tail particulars, address r
C. B. ANDREWS,
Proprietor Clarke House, Winsted, Conn,
May 26, 1880. mv28tf
MTew York, New Haven and Ilart-
v - rortt itaiiroaa.
AW uid after Monday. June Tth. 1S80.
.Trains leave New Haven, as follows :
fufc KEW YORK Express trains at -ar-as -:iu,
9:33 a. m., 1:50, 3:36, 6:28, ana p. m. iho kks
a. m. train stops at Milford.
WASHINGTON NIGHT EXPRESS, via Harlem Rlv
, ,er Branch, 11:40 p. m., daily except Sundays, stops
at Bridgeport, South Korwalk and Stamford.
ACCOMMODATION TRAINS at 6:30, 7:16 a. m., 12:09
noon, 3:45 and 6:43 p. m. Train for Bridgeport at
7:30 p. m.
SUNDAY EVENING TRAIN for New York will leave
at 8:15 p. m., arriving at Grand Central Depot at
11:50 p. ru.
FOB HARTFORD, MIDDI.ETOWN, NEW BRITAIN,
SPRINGFIELD, BOSTON and the North Express
3:56 a. m., (daily except Mondays) for Hartford,
' stopping at Meriden. This train goes from Hart
ford to Boston via, Willimantic and Putnam.
BTEAMBOAT TRAIN leaves Steamboat Wharf
i Belle Dock), at 4:45 a. m., daily, except Mondays,
or Springfield, stopping at Meriden and Hartford
only. Accommodation at 8:16 am. for Spring
field Express at 10:38 a. m. f or Meriden, Berlin
New Britain, Middletown, Hartford and Spring
field ; 10:48 a. m.. accom. to Meriden only. Ex
press, 1:91 p. m. for Springneld, stops at Hartford
and Meriden only. Accommodation 8:20 p. m.
to Springneld. Accommodation at 5:36 p. m. for
Hartford, connects for New Britain and Middle
town. Express 6:11 p. m. for Boston, stopping at
Meriden and Hartford only. Accom. 8:10 p. m
' for Springneld. Express 12:00 midnight for
Meriden, Hartford and Springneld. Sunday ex
press 12:00 midnight for Meriden, Hartford and
FOR NEW LONDON, PROVIDENCE, NORWICH.
BOSTON and the East Express train at 137
midnight and 3:18 p. m. This train stops at Hay
brook only. Accommodation trains at 8:08, 10:40
a. m., 4:00 p. m., (Special to Conn. River, stop
ping at all stations.) 6:15 p. m., 8:30 p. m..
(freight with passenger car. New Haven to New
London, stopping at all stations.)
Daily. E. M. REED, Vice President.
Boston & New York Air Line R.R.
On and after MONDAY, May 3. 1880. trains
will run as follows :
8:05 a. m. Train for Willimantic connects at
w luimantic wnn trains of the N. Y. and
E. and N. I. N. railroads, arriving in Rmt.n
at 1:15 p. m.. Providence 12:25, Worcester 12:27
p. m., and Norwich at 10:50 a. m.
10:45 a. ax Train for Willimantic, connecting at Willi,
mantic with N. Y. and N. E. and New London
' Northern Railroads.
6;05 p. m. Train for Willimantic, connecting at Willi
mantic with New London Northern R. R., for
Norwich and New Loudon.
Trains leave Turnerville for Colchester at 9:43 a. m..
1:05, 6:57 and 7:36 p. m.
Leave Colchester for Turnerville at 9:21 tad 11:50 a.
m., and 5:35 and 7:14 p. m.
Trains connect at Middletown with the Connecticut
Valley Railroad for Saybrook and Hartford.
J. H. FRANKLIN,
-New Haven and Northampton
On and after Monday, May 3d, 1880.
M Trains will leave New Haven at 7tlO av. m.,
10.38 at. m. anflf:0t p.m.forPlalnvilla,
New Hartford, Westneld, Holyoke, Easthamp
ton, Northampton and WilUamsburg.
Trains will arrive from the above points at S:15 a.
m., 1:36 p. m. and 8:15 p. m.
At Plainville with trains east and west on New York
and New England RR.
At Pine Meadow with Conn. Western RR.
At West field with Boston and Albany RU.
At Northampton with Conn. River RR.
For particulars see small Time Tables at tho office
and depots. EDWARD A. RAY,
General Ticket Agent.
New Haven May 3, I860. my28
Through Cars Between Bridgeport
Shortest, Quickest and Cheapest
Koute for Albany, Troy, Sar
atoga and the West.
Jeave BRIDGEPORT for ALBANY, TROY, SARATO
GA and the WEST, 10:10 a. m. (upon arrival of
9:33 a. m. train from New Haven) WITH
THROUH CAR FOll ALBANY, arriv
ing at 2:50 p. m. Arrives at Saratoga 6:20 p. m.;
connecting at Albany with 3:10 p. m. Popular
Chicago and St. I.onis Express, arriving in Chi
cago at 8:00 the next p. m.
Leave BRIDGEPORT at 5:00 p. ra. (connecting with
3:45 p. m. Train from New Haven) arriving in
Albany at 10:05 p. m., Saratoga 12:40 night.
BETURIime THROUGH CAR leaves Albany
at 6:40 a. m., arriving in Bridgeport at 12:30
noon, Now Haven 1:10 p. m.
Through Tickets sold and Baggage Checked at New
Haven PaBBenger Depot for FittBtielfx and ail Hons
atonic Stations, North Adams, Albany, Troy and Sara
toga H. D. AVERUX, General Ticket Agent.
L. B. STIIiSON, Superintendent.
Bridgeport, Conn., May 3, 1880. my3
COMMENCING MAY; 3, 1880. Trains con-
Jx" necting with this road
CaNS1 LEAVE NEW HAVEN AT
.0:45 a. m. connecting at Ansonia with Milk Train for
Waterbury and Winsted.
10:00 a. m. THROUGH CAR for Waterbury, Watertown
2:00 p. m. connecting at Ansonia with Mixed Train
.6:30 p. m. THROUGH CAR for Waterbury, Watertown
.6:30 p. m. connecting at Ansonia with Special Train
FOR NEW HAVEN, LEAVE WINSTED AT
;C:00 a. EQ-, 1:15 and 4:30 p. m.
5:00, 7:10 and 10:20 a. ru., 2:31 and 6:30 p. m.
GEO. W. BEACH, Supt.
Bridgeport, May 3, 1878. myl8
New Haven and Derby Railroad.
Train Anraiigrenient Com
mencing May 3, 18SO.
LEAVE NEW HAVEN,
At 6:45 and 10:00 a. m., 2:00, 5:30 and 0:30 p. m.
At 6:40, 7:55 and 11:35 a. ru., 3:10 and 7:25 p. m.
Connections are made at Ansonia with passenger
trains of the Naugatuck railroad, and at New Haven
with the principal trains of other roads centering
there. K S. QUINTARD, Supt.
New Haven, May 1, 1880. my3
Steamboat Line for Xew York
Fare $1, including: Berth.
Tickets for tbe Roasd Trip, $1.50.
-JdSlN The steamer C. H. NORTHAM, Capt.
itiwliiiii. T G. Bowns, will leave New Haven at
12:00 p. ni., bundays excepted. Staterooms sold at
Berkele & Curtiss', 100 Church street, near ChapeL
Steamer CONTINENTAL, Capt. F. J. Peck, leaves
New Haven at 10:16 a. m., Sundays excepted, stopping
at 23d street, East River.
FROM NEW YORK The C. H. NORTHAM leaves
Peck Slip at 3 p. m., and 2:ld street at 3:15 p. m., and
the CONTINENTAL at 11:30 o'clock p. m., Sundays
excepted Saturday nights at 12 o'clock midnight.
Sunday !Vlslit Boat for Kew York.
The steamer NEW HAVEN, Capt Snow, leaves New
Haven at 11 p. m. Staterooms sold at the Elliott
Tickets are sold and baggage checked through to
Philadelphia, (both routes) Baltimore and Washing
JAB. H; WARD, Agent.
NATIONAL LINE OF STEAMSHIPS!
BETWEEN NEW YORK, LIVERPOOL,
QUEENSTOWN AND LONDON DIIJECT.
Sailing weekly from Pier 39, North Biver,
New York. Are among the largest steamehips
crossing the Atlantic. Cabin rates, $50 to $7U ; Excur
sion, $100 to $120; Steerage, $26; Prepaid Steerage
Tickets, $26. "Being $2 lower than most other Lines. "
Offices, 69 and 73 Broadway, New York. F. W. J.
Agents at New Haven, BUNNELL h SORANTON,
W. FITZPATRICK, A. McALISTER, GEORGE M.
INMAN LINE !
ISoyal Mail Steamers.
New York to Queenstown and Liverpool
Every Thursday or Saturday.
CITY OF BERLIN, 54il I CITY of BRUSSELS, 3775
CITY of RICHMOND4G07 CITY of NEW YORK. 3500
CITY OF CHESTEK,4566 CITY OF PARIS, 3080
CITY of MONTREAL4490 CITY of BROOKLYN 29H
These magnificent steamers, bnilt in water tisut
com partmente, are among the strongest, largest and
fastest on the Atlantic.
The saloons are luxuriously furnished, especially
well lighted and ventilated, and take up the whole
width of the ship. The principal Btaterooms are
amidships, forward of the engines, where least noise
and motion is felt, and are replete with every com
fort, having all latest improvements, double berths,
electric bells, Ac.
Tne cuisine nas always oeen a specialty or this Line.
Ladies' cabins and bathrooms. Gentlemen's smok
ing and bathrooms, Barbers' shops, pianos, libraries,
The Steerage accommodation cannot be excelled.
Passengers of this class will nud their comfort and
privacy particularly studied, and the provisicning
iror rates or passage ana otner lmormauon, apply to
JOHN O. DALE, AKent,
Or to 31 Broadway, New York.
Edward Downes. 309 Chapel street.
W. Fitzpatrick, 117 Grand street.
Bunnell ft Scranton, 205 Chapel streefr
600 Now In Use. Little Giant, Jr.,
WASHING MACHINE !
A child 12 years old can nse it Dont use it as a
ponnder. It will wash anything, from a Laos Cur
tain to a Bag Carpet.
; Jfrice only $3.00.
' ' O. FRANK PARHONS. (U Oransre St..
Agent for New Haven, Orange, Derby, Birmingham
Office avud Salesroom, 64 Orange st.
South End and Morris Cove .
LEAVES SOUTH END at 8:00 a. m., 1 and 6 p. ro. ;
Sunday, 7:30 p. m.
Leaves Boston Grocery, Na 3 Chapel street. New
ITavaii . a-an & m Anil 7:3ft Ti m : Sunday. 10:30
p. m. Saturday leaves 8:30 Instead T:30 p. m., Chapel
Special contracts made with parties desiring to go
to the Shore, or elsewhere, in stages. , Apply to the
undersigned, or W. Bailey. JAMES D. A8HBEE,
jeiUU - jMWfsox.
ri tiiU- ! AiJfHl-v. M at,
$2& s,ot 6 ... For tcrn.s
Starin's New Haven Transportation Lin
Commencing Wednesday, Mept. 4, 1870.
rTr The JOHN H. 8TAKIN, Capt. McAlis--iFjT'"
will leave New Havenat 10:15 D. m. '
onSunday, Tuesday and Thursday. Leave New York
at 9 p. m. every Monday, Wednesday and Friday.
The KttArii UB uuitrar, capt. wpcop, has recent
ly had thirty new rooms added and is in first-class
shape for carrying passengers, will leave New Haven
at 10:15 p. m., every Monday, Wednesday and Friday.
Leave New York at 9 p.m. every Sunday, Tuesday
and Thursday. Only feflbday night boat from New
Fare reduced to $1, including berth in cabin.
" " " $1.60 " " " stateroom.:
Tickets for the round trip, $1.50.
Fbke Coach leaves the depot at 8:10 p. m. Leave
oorner Church and Chapel streets every half hour
commencing 8;30 p. m.
Tickets sold and baggage checked to Philadelphia.
Freight billed to the West at New York rates.
SpeciaMreight rates to Philadelphia, Baltimore and
Boats land foot of Cortlandt street, close to Fenn.
and New Jersey Central B. B. Ferry. Baggage trans
Tickets and Staterooms can be purchased at Ton
tine Hotel, at Ed. Downes', 339 Chapel street, and at
Downes' News Agency, 851 Chapel street.
Staterooms for Sunday night boat can be obtained
at W. A. Spaulding s drug store, 89 Church street.
W. B. MILL1SR, Agent, New Haven.
W. C. EQERTON, General Agent, Pier 18, North
Biver, New York. s
UNITED STATES MAIL STEAMERS
Sail every Saturday.
KEW YORK TO GLASGOW: '
CABINS, $60 to $SO. STEERAGE. $2S.
These steamers do not carry cattle, sheep or pigs.
And every Saturday, - -
NEW YORK TO XON DOtf DIRECT.
CABINS, $55 to $05. Excursion at Reduced Bates.
Passenger accommodations are unsurpassed.
All Staterooms on Main Deck.
Passengers booked at lowest rates to or from any
Railroad Station In Eurone or Amnrif. . ,-:
Drafts Isgaed at lowest rates, payable (free of charrtV.
throwebout England, Scotland and Ireland.
For books of information. nlans.&f .nnlrtA
HXYDBBSOS DBOTH1B8, 7 JBoWXJ2Q GutBM, Nl T.
or Pownew 3QO ( hapwl St., Nw Haven.
Tontine Livery Stables
wo prsparea tu, snort notice to rurnisii
. the best Carriages, either oloee or open, foe
Balls, Weddings and Christenings.
It is oar Intention to have rood Curt mmm
at the depot and on boat landings when needed.
Grateful for the liberal patronage in flie past we
hope by strict attention to the wants of our ntrAn
to merit a continuance of the favora of the public
SAIUVUK HA-MBOiU, JroprietOM.
W. 8. LmonoK, Foreman. x7
THE finest Creamery, received twice a week, tar
ale to the trade, ox at retail as low as can be had
1ft tha uarfcot, , , BALL tftiQN,
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