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TIIIO IOLA KEGISTEH FRIDAY FEBRUARY
I: v r n A SILENT J1ELWION. Dr. Talmage Sets Forth Its Evils in His Sermon. Pal; or Clirlntlnnx to Sponlc Oat llcurlll) on Hi i- Mite of Itluht- cotiHiiL-im CnatliiK Out tlic Diuiil. Spirit. (CopyrlBlit, 1001, by Louis Klopsch, N. T.) JVnshlngton, Keb. 10. In this discourse Dr. Talmngo culls for a more demonstntlve religion tind a Jicarty speaking out on the right side of everything; text, Murk U:S5: "Tliou dumb und. dmf spirit, I rhurge thec, come out of him." Here was n case of great domestic cngulsh. The son of the household vv as possessed of mi evil spirit, which, among other things, pnruljrod his tongue and madohlm speechless. When the Influence was on the p.iticnt, he could not s.iy u word articulation was impossible. The spirit that captured this member of the household was a dumb spirit o called bj Christ a spirit abroad, to-day nnd as llvclj and potent as In the Xevv Testament times. Yet In nil the realms of sermondom I cannot llnd n discourse concerning this dumb devil which Christ charged up on In my text, sajlng: "Come out of him." There has been much destructive su perstition abroad In the world concern ing possession by evil Rplrlts. Under the form of belief in witchcraft, this de lusion swept the continents. Persons were supposed to be possessed with come evil spirit, which innd them'nble to destroy others. In the sixteenth cen tury In Qencvn 1,500 persons were burned to death as witches. In one neighborhood of France 1,000 persons were burned. In two centuries 200,000 persons were slain as witches. So mighty was the delusion (hut itinclud d among its victims some of the great est intellects of all time, such ns Chief Justice Matthew Hale and SirKdward Coke, and such renowned ministers of religion ns Cotton Mather, one of whose books, Benjamin Franklin said, shaped Ills life nnd Klchnrd Baxter, and Arch bishop Cranner and Martin Luther; nnd, among writers and philosophers, Iiord Bacon. That belief, which' has become the laughing stock of all sen sible people, counted Its disciples among the wisest nnd best people of Sweden, Germany? Knglnnd, France, Spain nnd Jfcw Knglnnd. But while we reject witchcraft, any man who be lieves the Blb.e must believe that there are diabolical agencies abroad In the world. While there me ministering tpirits to bless there are infernnl spirits to hinder, to jiolson and to destroy. Christ was speaking to a spiritual ex istence when, standing before the af flicted one of the tet, he said: 'Thou dumb and denf spirit, come out of him." Against this dumb devil of the text I put jou on jour guuid. Do not think that this agent of c 11 has put his blight on those who, bj omission of the vocal organs, have lnd the golden gntc6 of speech bolted nnd bnried. Among those who have ntver spoken a word .arc the most gracious and lovely and talented souls that were ever incarnat ed. The chaplains of the ostiums for the dumb can tell jou enchanting stories of those who never called the name of father or mother or child, nnd many of the most devout and prujerful souls will never in this world peak the name of (Jod or Christ. There has been apotheosbatlon of si lence. Some one has said silence is golden, and sometimes the greatest ti I umph Is to keep jour mouth shut. But iometimes silence Is n crime nnd the direct result of the baleful influence of the dumb devil of our text. There is linrdly a man or woman who has not been present on some occasion when the Chrlstlun religion became a target lor raillery. Perhaps it was over in the store somdny when there was not much going on, nnd the clerks weie in a group, or it was in the factory at the noon spell, or It was out on the f.um under the tices while jou were resting, or It was in the clubroom, or It was in n soclnl eiicle, or it was in thestscet on the way home fiom business, or it was on spme occasion which jou re member without in, describing it. Some one got the -laugh on the Bible and caricatured the piofes'-ion of re ligion ns hypocrisj, or made n pun out of something that Christ said. The laugh stnited, and jou Joined in, nnd not one word of protest did jou utter. "What kept jou silent? Modesty? Xo. Jncnpacltj to nnswer? Xo. .ak of opportunity? Xo. It wns a blow on both jour lips by the wing of the dumb devil. If some one should ninllgn your lather or mother or wife or husband or child, jou would flush up quick and either with an indignant woid or doubled up list make response. And yet here Is our C.hrlstinn re.lglon which lins done so much for j ou and 'ho much for the world thnt It will take all eter nity to celebrate It, and jet when It was attacked you did not so much an say: "I differ.- I object. I nm sorry to hear you sny that. There is niiother side to this." You Chiistinn people ought In such times ns these to go aimed, not with eaithly weapons, but with the sword of the splilt. You ought to have four or live questions with which jou could confound nnj mun who attacks Chribtianltj. A man U0 yeais old was telling we how he put to (light n scotler. My aged friend said to the skeptic: "Did jou ever tend the hlstoiy of Joseph in the lllb'iV" "Vi," said h man, "it is a fine stnrj , and at. interest ing a stoij as I eiei read." "Well, now," said my old friend, "suppose that account of Joseph shipped half wnj?" "Oh," snld th"e man, "(hen It would not be enteitalnlng." "Well, now," said mj friend, "we lnie in this world only hulf of everything, and do jou not think thnt when we hear the last hnlf things may be consistent, and that then we may rind that God was right?" Oil, friends, better load up with a few i. u, loi iQilitk! Yuii tin in,, af ' U ;.H,i. "M&&ii'uim linitfifl in' hi' 1 imiiLi.iiitii.i ford to be silent when God and the Bi ble nnd the things of eteinltj are ns sailed. our -Hence gives consent to the bombardment of jour l'tithcr'a house. You nllovv n slur to be cast on jour mothi r's djlng pillow. In behalf of the Christ, who for jou went through the agonies of nsnsslnntion on the rockj bluff back of Jerusalem, jou dm ed not face n slcklj Joke. Better load up with n few questions, to that next time jou will be rindj. Saj to tho scoller: "Mj denr sir, will jou tell me what makes the dlileienccbctweoli the condition of womnn In China nnd in the United States? What do jou think of the sermon on the mount? How do jou like the golden inle lnld down in the Scriptures? Are jou In favor of the Ten Commandments? In jour lnrge and extensive reading have jou come across a lovelier character than Jesus Christ? 'Will jou please to nnme the triumphant deathbeds of lnlldels nnd athtlsts? How do jou account for the fact thnt ninong the out nnd out be lievers In Christlunltj were such per sons as Benjamin Franklin, John Bus kin, Thomas Carljic, Bablngton, Mnc aula j, William Penn, Walter Scott, Charles Kingslej, Horace Bushnell, James A. Garfield, Ilobcrt H.I.ce, Stone wall Jackson, Admiral Foote, Admiral Farragut, Uljsses S. Grant, John Mil ton, William Shakespeare, Chief Jus tice Marshall, John Adams, Daniel Web ster, George Washington? How do jou account for their fondness for the Christian religion? Among the in numerable colleges and universities of the earth will jou nnme me three started bj Infidels and now supported by infidels? Down in jour heart nre you really happy in the position jou occupy antagonistic to the Christian religion? When do you have the most rapturous views of the next world?" Go at him with n few such questions, and he will get so red in the face ns to suggest apoplexj, and he will look at his watch and saj he has an engage ment and must go. You will put hlmin a sweat thnt will beat a Turkish bath. You will put him on a rout compared with which our troops nt Bull Run, made no time at all. Armjourself.not with arguments, but Interrogation points, and I promlsejou victory. Shall such a man ns jou, shall such a woman as jou, surrender to one of the mean est spirits thnt ever smoked up from the pit the dumb devil spoken of In the text? I But then there are occasions when this particular spirit that Christ exor cised when He said: "I charge thee to come out of him," takes people bj the wholesale. In the most responsive religious audience have jou noticed how mnnj people never sing at all? Tliej have a book, and thej have a voice, nnd thej know how to read. Thej know mnnj of the tunes, nnd jet are silent while the great inptures of music pass bj. Among those who sing not one out of a bundled sings loud enough to hear his own voice. Thej hum it. Thej give a sort of religious grunt. Thej make the lips go, but it is inaudible. With n voice strong enough to stop a stieet car one block aw aj all thej can ntlord in the praise of God Is about half a whisper. With enough sopranos, enough altos, enough bassos to mnke a smnll heaven between the four walls thej let the opportunltj go bj unimproved. The volume of voice that ascends from the Inrgcst audience I that ever assembled ought to be multi plied two thousandfold. But the min-1 Ister rises and gives ou,t the hjmn, the oigan begins, the choir or precentor I leads, the audience are standing so i that the lungs may have full expan sion, nnd n might j harmony Is about to i ascend when the evil spirit spoken of i In mj text the dumb devil spreads ' his two wings, one over the lips of one i half the audience nnd the other wing I over the lips of the other half of the audience, and the voices roll back into the throats from which thej- started, and onlj here and there nnj thing Is heard, and nine-tenths of the holy power Is destrojed, and the dumb devil, as he files nwaj, sajs: "I could not keep Isaac Watts from writing thnt hjmn, nnd I could not keep Lowell .Ma son f I oin composing the tune to which it Is set, but I smote-into silence or hnlf silence the lips from which it would have spread nbioad to bless neighbor hoods and cities and then mount the wide open heavens." Give the long meter dosologj the full support of Christendom, nnd those four lines would take the whole nrth for God. Thnt hjmn, "Oh, For n Thousnnd Tongues to Sing, was suggested to Chailes Wesley by Peter Bohler, who, after his couveislon, snld: "I hnd bettor keep silent nbout it." "No," hnld Wesley, "If j'ou hnd 10,000 tongues, you hnd better uso them for Christ." And then thnt nngel of hj'innology penned tho words: Oh for n thousand tongues to sins My denr nedeemer's praise, Tho glories of my God nnd Kins, Tho triumphs of His grace! Jesus, the name thnt calms our fears, That bids our sorrows cense; 'TIs music In tho sinner's cprs; 'Tls Ufa and health and peace. While much of the modern music is n religious doggeiel, n consecrated noiibense, u sueitd imbeellltj', I would like to seo some gient musician of our time lift the baton nnd miiisbnl "I.uthor'H Judgment Hymn," "Ynr mouth," "Dundee," "Allel," "Huttle street," "I'sluldge," "i'lejel'H Hymn," "Harwell," "Antiocb," "Mount Pis gnb" nnd "Coionatlon," with a few regiments of mighty tunes made in our own time, mill storm Aslu, Af i !c:i and America for the kingdom of God. Hut the flist thing to do Is to diivo out the dumb duvll of the text from nil our chinches. Do not, however, lot vis lose our selws in genernlltles. Not one of us but hns had our lives homctimcH touched by the evil bpirlt of the text this nwful dumb devil. Wo hud just ono opportunity of say ing u Cliilstliwi won! that might huve led u man or woman into u Clulstlmi lifr. Tho opportunity was falrlj' put before us. The word of invitation or consolation or warning cuiue to the i' .,n..Wtt ",.. ., tfi.flli.fi ,.iuaMt-. inside gnto of tho mouth, but thcro It halted. Some hlndeilng power locked tho jaws together so that they did not open. The tongue lay lint nnd still in the. bottom of the mouth ns though st l tick with pnrulj'sls. Wo weio mute. Though God had given us tho physiological nppntiitus for speech and our lungs were filled with nlr which by the command of our will could hnvo mndo the lnrnj'gcnl muscles move nnd the vocnl organ vibrate, we wcro wickedly nnd fntnl ij silent. For nil time nnd eternity wo missed our chance, or it was a prayer meeting, nnd tho service wns thrown open for prayer nnd rcmnrks, nnd there was n dead hnlt every thing silent ns n grnveynrd nt mid night. Indeed, it wns a grnvej-nrd nnd midnight. Au cmbnrrnsslng pnuso took place that put a wet blunkct on nil the meeting. Men, bold enough on business exchnngo or In worldly circles, shut their eyes ns though they were prnjlng In silence, but they were not prnj'ing nt nil. They were busy hoping somebody elso would do his duty. Tho women flushed under the nwful pause nnd mndo their fans more rapidly flutter. Some brother, with no cold, coughed, bj that sound trying to fill up the time, nnd tho meeting was slnln. But vvhnt killed it? Tho dumb devil. This Is the wny I account for the fact thnt the stu pidest plnces on earth are somo prayer ineotlngs. I do not seo how a man enn keep any grace If ho regu larly attends them. They are spirit ual refrigerators. Religion kept on ice. How many of us have lost occa sions of usefulness? In a sculptor's studio stood a figure ot tho god Op portunity. The sculptor had mndo the hair fnll down over tho face of tho statue so as to completely cover it, nnd there wcro wings to the feet. When nsked why he so represented Opportunity, the sculptor answered: "The face of the statue Is thus cov ered because we do not recognize Op portunity when it comes, and tho wings to the feet show that Opportu nity is swiftly gone. But do not let the world deride the church because of all this, for the dumb devil Is just as conspicuous in theworld. Tho great political parties assemble nt the proper time to build platforms for the candidates to stand on. A commit tee of each party Is appointed to make, the platform. After proper delibera tion, the committees come In with a ringing report: "Wherens," nnd "Whereas," nnd "Wherens." Pro nunclnmcntos nil shaped vtith the one idea of getting the most rotes. All ex pression In regard to the great mornl evils of the country Ignored. Xo ex pression In behalf of temperate liv ing, for that would lose the vote of the liquor trafllc. Xo expression in regard to the universal attempt at the demoli tion of the Lord's daj No recognition of God In the history of nations, for that would lose the vote of atheists. But "Whereas," and " Whereas," and "Whereas." Nine cheers will be given for the platform. The dumb devil of the text putb one wing over one pint form and the other wlngovcr theother platform. Those great conventions are opened with prnjer by their chip. Inlns. If they avoided plntitudes and told the honest truth in their prnjers thej would say: "O Lord, we want to be postmnsters nnd consuls nnd foreign ministers and I'nlted Stntes dlstilct attornejs. For thnt we nre here, and for thnt we will strive till the election next Nov ember. Give us ofllce, or we die. Forever nnd ever, amen." Th world, to say the least, is nobetterthan the church on this subject of silence nt the vviong time. In other words. Is It not time for Christianity to become pronounced and nggresive ns never be fore? Take sides for God and sobriety and righteousness. "If the Loid be God, follow Him." Have jou oppor tunity of rebuking a sin? Rebuke It. Have jou a chance to cheer a disheart ened soul? Cheer it. Have jou a use ful word to speak? Speak it. Be out nnd out, up nnd down for righteousness. If your ship is nflont on the Pnciflc oeenn of God's mercy, Iinng out jour colors fiom the mnst- henil. &how your passport, IT v on hnve one. Do not smuggle your soul I Into tho harbor of Heaven. Speak out for God! Close un the chanter of lost opportunities nnd open n new chapter, llefoie you get to tho door on jour wny out luil bonds with Bomu oiiu nnd nsk him to loin vou on Itho road to Heiiwn. Do not iliive tm to lUnven In n two-wheeled "sulkv" with room only for one, nnd thnt yourself, but get the biggest Gospel wngon you inn find nnd pile it full of V lends nnd neighbors nnd shout till they heur you nil up nnd down the sklest "Come with us. nnd wo will do you good, for the Lord hath promised good concerning Isrnel." Tho opportunity for good which you may consider insignificant may be tremendous for tomtits, ns when on the sen dipt. Hnldnnn swoio nt the ship's crew with nn onth thnt wished them nil In peidltion, nnd n Scotch snllor touched bis enn nnd snld: ("Cnptnln, God hems prnyer, nnd wo would lie Imdly off If your wish wero nnsweied," dipt. Huldnnu wns con victed by the sailor's remnrk nnd con verted and became the means of the nihntlnn of his brother Robert, who hud been nn Infidel, nnd then Robert became n minister of the Gospel, nnd under his ministry tho godless Felix NelT became the world-ienowned missioning- of the cross, and tho worldly Meilo d'Aublgne became the nuthor of "The History of the lieformntion" anil will be the glory of tno church for all nges. Pel haps you mny do ns much ns the Ecnteh sailor who just tipped his rnp and used ono broken sentence by vvhlcn thn earth and the heavens ore still icsoiinding with po tent Influences. Do something for God, nnd do it right nway or you will never do it nt nil. Time flies nway fast, Tho while we never remember; How soon our life here Ciowb old with tho year That dies with the next Deccmuerl '-ttli'lilM, Jgailnrtiftirr.iittgM&.twfo.iMiaM DRINK IN SOUTH CAROUNA. People of (he Mlnlc Coiimuiiprt Tmo mill a. Unit Million- Worth of Ijliiuor In Hlcvcu Moiitli. Tho Inrgcst whisky bottling estab lishment in the world is located in South Carolina, says tho New York Herald. There aro cxtcnslvo distil leries and immenso bottling works scattered throughout tho country, ns may bo noted by tho advertisements on tho dead walls of tho city. But tho palmetto stato concern towers above them all. In tho 11 months of tho year 1000 tho month of December not being considered in tho fiscal arrangement .tho commonwcnlth, in its capneity of barkeeper to nil Its citizens, dis posed of $2,481,810.28 worth of drink ables. This sum was in advance of tho entire preceding 12 months by $750,000. For tho cntlro year of 1000 the Increase has been $1,000,000, sug gesting a romnrknblo advance in tho thirst of the people of South Caro lina. December wns naturally tho heaviest month of all in tho sales nt tho various dispensaries scattered throughout tho state. All tho coun try nnd his brother appeared to be in wnnt of a bottle during tho month of tho great holiday, nnd thus tho sales roso $250,000 in 31 days. South Carolina's experiment in drink so'ilng has proved unuBunlly in teresting. The system was put in prnctlco in 1894, nt which time tho Btato advanced $50,000 for "stock." This $50,000 has long since been re turned to tho trensury, and tho state, the counties nnd tho cities have been making money ever since. Out of tho sales last yenr the profits to tho state wus $170,012, and this will bo used or the improvement of tho public schools. Tho remainder of the total profits of $474,178 Is to be divided among tho towns nnd coun ties In whoso districts aro dispen saries. DISTRICT OF COLUMBIA BOOKS Coiilei of Some of the Unrllr-t Known to Ilnre Ileen Printed There. Those who have given nttention to the past history of the district, and es pecially to the outputof the loenl print ing press In the earlj' years, will be In terested to know that quite recently come Important additions have been made to the stock of information on that subject. About a j'enr ago n pa per on the earlj" imprints of the district was read before the Columbia His torical society by Mr. A. P. C. Grifiln, who Is at the head of the bibliogruphlo department of the librarj of congress. This paper will be the. fourth volume of the proceedings of the society, which Is nbout readj- for the press, sajs the Washington Star. The earliest book mentioned by Mr. Grlflln is the Po tomac almanac for the j-enr 1792, pub lished in Georgetow n. There Is no date in the imprint, but the supposition is that the work was printed in the year 1792. Since then there has come Into the. possession of Mr. W. B. Brj-nn a Cath olic hook of devotions bearing the im print of Georgetown, 1792, which is the earliest known date of nnj- book pub lished In the district. Quite rec-entlj-, however, Mr. John T.Loomis discovered a pamphlet bearing date of 1791 and printed In Georgetown by M. Day nnd W. Hancook. The pamphlet contains two sermons on the perseverance of the snlnts by John Bloomer Balch. pastor of the Presbyterian church of George town and a well-known resident of the district at the time and for several years afterward. UNCLAIMED FORTUNES. i,nrire Amount! of Monej Thnt Are A ivnltluir Claimant In (lie Loudon Courts. A lnrge number of heirs to consid erable sums of H.UULJ leitbj decedents during the last jear have not jet been located, sajs a London exchnnge. To mention a few out of the manj still sought, it may be stated that the next of kin of Baron de Gavedell Geannj1, who died at Pisa in 1842, aresought, and there is a lot of money waiting for the missing heirs of Joseph Sullivan, for merly of Cork and late of San Fran cisco. Six thousands pounds sterling await James l:. Higgins or his chlldien. He was last heard of In New York nnd be yond that the veil seems impenetrable. A dj ing mother left her child, named Robert Purkls, in the care of friends years ago. There Is money for that child if he can only be found. A Doncaster race meeting in 1884 aw the last'of W. J. Clnrkson, so faros is known. Money nwnits him now. As far back as 1780 Peter Sullivan lived in Waterford. In 1000 the courtof chancery Is looking for his descend ants. Scarcely less curious than the long list of missing persons Is the table show -ing the strange lesurrcctlon of long lost companies. For instnnce, the West New Jersej society hns paid no dividend on Its stock since 1092, but representatives of the shnipholders ore now being sought. Theie nre shareholders In the Waterloo Ilildge company whose addresses are unknown who nre entitled to funds. UiikIiiiiiI'ii LiiriCfiat I.nml Owner, The laigcst land owner in Fngiand proper is the duke of Northumbeiland, who possesses 180,000 acres, mnlnlj-, of .course, in tho county from which he takes his title, and he is the only ono of these 28 great lords who has not an acre either in Scotland or Ireland, The largest landlord In Ireland is Mar quis Conjnghum, who owns 160,000 ocies; in Wales "Tho Prince in WaleB," Sir Wntkin Williams Wynn, whoso aoi es amount to 145,000, is the only pos sessor of more than, 100,000 acres who Is not a peer. Statement Of Coiintv Treasurer, as shown hy the books In tho County Treasurer's ollleo Junuury 28lli, i,.. ,,.. Ilcdemptlon Ind . $ $ 39s 78 Redemption Co .. nil .'W Sltuo . . 4-s KG Allen county cn .. 1WI77 111 " liond 04 j I 81 11 ilnlrltur fitrwl (IT. in I.afti.rpCKcn . iu" U3 row. 7. 24 ktflf.untls ,10 en loll City kcii 5112 0.1 oonn 1402 57 Ntrcet and nllcy .... 1775 51 ' eoilnml Ks 15 08 " Nlilnuilllr . . IsP. ,17 Mor.in Ken 487 27 rout 67 21 sidewalk 2 03 street 221 25 Humboldt City Btn .151) n " eomp ... 37S 95 " roiid 187 OS sldownlk ... 57 12 knkv Pil .. im "11 llenevu twpt'in .. . . 14118 run il 1-7 8r Cnrlylo tw p Ken . 321 19 ro.ul .. . mo 31 Deer Creek twpKcn .... 50 H2 ' ro.ul 1 ' 2H Osjtfc twp kcii .... 69J 18 ronu . s0 21 " bond . 853 M " Mnklnit fund 17W, 711 Miirinuton tup Ken.. 405 37 road l.Vi 85 " Ft S . :V . 2510 49 " KC1 1' GW 8J " sinking fund ... 1100 U7 Iola tvv p Ken . 381 25 " roid .W 60 K It 747 31 " bridge ... .7... .. 1671 61 Him tup Ken 437 42 " roiid ... ... 539 10 " bond 1165 67 " sinking 4021 22 Elsmore twpuen 05 S3 ro.id bl 21 " bond 14S4 (15 " sinking 3152 71 Humboldt tvspKcn 27141 " rond 105 55 ' Kit 1132 91 Logan twpRcn . 34 77 " roiid 42 tfl Salem twpi gen 57 82 road 60 00 Cottage Grove twp gen 35 09 " rond ... . 23 7 Nornnl Institute 56 00 State nnd County school fund 23 09 1 isuiii AKvucy iyj as 1CC&1 20 00 Worlds Fair. 82 90 School Jllst No 1 gen 70 82 2gen ait Bl " 3 gen 67 91 " 3 sinking.... 24 21 4 gen 118 81 " 5 gen 168 09 ' 6 gen 70 82 " 6 sundc.... 29 28 7 gen SOI II " 8gen 234 97 " 8 bond 100 61 Ugcn 231 83 10 gen C02 03 lOiond ... 1669 11 11 gen 157 00 " 12 gen 179 64 Us undo.... 37 41 11 gin 120 05 11 gen 43 07 15 gen 9 29 16ucn 250 17 10 bond . .. 441 in 17 gen 08 21 ' 17 bond 35 79 18 gen 42 01 19 gen ... 01 24 " 20 gen 172 61 " 21 gen 4J 46 22 gen 217 51 21 gen 291 37 " 21 gen 69 91 25 gen 78 11 S5 bond . . 78 IU ill gen 85 00 27 gen . 14 .14 28 gtn . 109 01 211 gen 147 52 .10 gen 114 3(1 :obond . ) 41 31 gen . .. 121 19 82 gen 40 19 " 33 gen 71 93 M gen.. .. 11,5 77 31 bond 36 48 " 35 gin b8 43 " 3 bond ... 340 80 HCgen Ill 60 " 37 gen .... 70 05 " 37 bond .... 85 68 38 gen 111! 27 39 gen 54 17 " S9 bond ... IS) 60 40 gen... . ffl 83 41 gen 172 00 42gcn . 110 59 42 bond ... 19 06 4lgcn 134 28 " 41 gen 172 52 45 gen .... 84 22 46 gen .... 29 64 47gen 43 61 4Sgen. ... .J IK) 49 gen .. 42 41 " 49 bond . ... 33 52 50 gen . ... 84 47 5tcn 253 45 62 gen . .. , MB 10 51 bond .... 60 25 53 gen 82 57 64 gen ... 71 26 " 55 gen 51 70 " 66 gen 3.1 50 57 gen... . 68 70 " 68 gen.. .. 317 05 " 68 bond .... 254 55 59 gen ... 72 01 " M) gen 148 10 61) bond 158 S5 61 gen 261 40 62 gen 76 M " 03 gen 190 70 63 bond. ... 26 62 61 gin 60 83 CSgen .11 27 " 66 gen . .. 206 .18 " OOsund c.... 38 40 " 67 gen . . 41 20 6Ngcn 1018V OJgen . . . 1146 8.1 70 gen 176 65 70 bond . 110 40 71 gen 99 07 72 gen M JS 72 bond .. 100 80 73 gen .. 175 f.J " 74 gen ... 33 12 74 bond 150 00 7Vgeu ... 75 37 75 bond ... 28 ill 70 gen 172 77 77 gill '19 78 gen 28 01 78 bond .. 21 69 School Dlst ,t Nul gen ... 114 92 7 gen 72 M) " SlhCll... . 28 fil 22 gen . . a 80 ' 70 gen .. 112 25 79 gun . ... 220 90 Olvcn under my hand this 9th diiyof Ieb- ru irj , 1801, FnANriji VVltw'N, Treasurer Allen Co. Kansas. Subscribed unit mi 01 n to before me this 9th day of I'eliruury, 1001. Iseai.) O A, FllONK, Countj Clerk. LaUrippp Quickly Cured. "In tho winter of 1898 nnd 1801) I was taken down with a. bovcro ttttuck of what is culled LuGtippo" snjs l' I. Iloivett, 11 prominent druggist of Wluttold, III. "Tho only medioinu 1 used was two bottles of Chmnburluiti's Cough Remedy It broke up tho cold 11 ml stopped the coughing llko inuglc, and I lmvo nover slnco been ttoubled with Grlppo." (Jhamborlain's Cough Itcniedy cun ulwiijsbo dopended upon to break up 11 soyoio cold and wnrd oil any lluo.iloncil uttiick of pneumonia. It Is pleasant to taKo, too which makos it tho most deslrablo and ono of tlRMiiost poiiular piopaiatlotih in uso for theso nliinents. For sulo by Iola Druggists. ruimpiH In w ostein Kansas aro said to bo making as high as $.1 a day digging mi 11 Is o loot and shipping ft oust to tho medicine companies, Uj cat eful saving itml duo industry thov can earn enough to squaio tho bill they will run nituthollrsi windy, long haired mcdlclno peddler who gets to thera in 1001, vvhon thoy will buy the soaked roots back. First Published February 1 ,1901 J'ubltcntloiiXotlcu. In the District Court, within and for Allen county Kunsiis School District No 10 1 Allen count), Kim in, 1 l'lalntlir v I Mrs, .Iiiniesl'nlr, whose full mime Is unknown 1) Uriel M Fiilr, It W ' Fair George Fair, Mrs Connor, whoso full mime Is unknown and May Fair, heirs lit law of James Fair, deceased, defendants The above named defendants, Mrs .tames Fair, Dmlel M Fair, It. V Fair, Mrs Con nor and Mayl Fair will take notice that they lrive hicn sued In the District Court of Allen county, Kansas, together with said de fendant, (Jeorgol'alr, tliopvtition having bien lilcd with the Cltrlt of tho District Court of Allen county, Kansas, on tho ,11st day of , Inn nary l'lOl and unless you answer the same on or before the 15th dav ot March 1901, the allegations ;thcrcof will bo take u as true and judgment irendired quieting Uho title in s.iid plaintiff to Lot number I tin block Jnumbcr 119 in ttiilelty of lola Allen county, Kansas by cancelling a mortgage thereon, dated December 3, 1872, given by D M Fair nnd Addle M l'alr, his wife, of said city of loin, Allen county. Kansas, to .lames Fair of lllacklick In tho county of In diana, state of Pennsylvania. School Dtsriacr No 10, Aut.N County, Kansas Hi .1 F Thompson its Attorney, (First published .Inn 18, 1901 ) SlieriiPs Sale. State ov Kansas, I . AII.PN COUNTT, f5" In the District Court, Seventh Judicial dls drlct, sitting in and for Allen county, State of Kunsas. Lissle Ilartmun nnd George A Kowlus, 1 plaintiffs. Lydln I. I'embcr, defendant. Ily virtue of nn order of sale issued by the clerk of the Seventh Judicial District Court. In and for Allen county, state of Kansas, In the uhovo entitled cnuse, and to me directed and delivered, I will on Monday, February 18th, A. I). 1901. ut ono o'clock p m. ot snld day, nt the front door of tho court houso In tho city of Iola, Allen county, stutc of Kan sas, ofler for sale and sell to the highest bid der, for cash In hand, the following described real estate, to-wlt. Lots numbered nine (9) and ten (10) In block number three (3) lii tho town of Moran, Allen county, Kansas. Said lands and tenements will be sold without up- praisemcm suujuci 10 ngni or redemption to satisfy said order ot sale. II. IIobaht, Sheriff of Allen County, Kansas. Sheriff's otllcc, loin, Kansas, Jan. 15, 1901. Campbell & Uoshorn, Attorneys for Plaintiff. Sliorifrs Sale. First published .Innuary 18, 1901) The State of Kansas Allen County, ss. In the District Court, Seventh Judical Dl trlut, sitting in and for Allen county, Statu ot Kansns Mary 11. Northrup, plaintiff, 1 vs I John Harris, .Mary I.. Harris and The Atlas llulldlng and Loan Asso ciation Defendants Ilv virtue of nn alias order of sale Issued by tho Clerkof the Scventh.Iudiclal District Court in and for Allen Countv, State of Kansas, in the uhovo entitled cause. and tome directed and dcllurcd, I will on Monday, l'cbruaiy Is A I) loot at one o'clock p m of said day, at the front door of the court house In the City or Iola, Allen County State of Kansis, offer for sale and sell to the highest bidder, for cash In hand thefollowlng described real estate to-wit, Jhe south h lit (', (of lot tcn(IO) In block ono hundred and two 102, Intiie City of Iola. and lot one 1 In the south-east qu liter ('i)of the south-eist 1111 irter I'll of section nine 91 township twenty tlvu liil range eighteen (18), containingeiglit 8 acres all in Alien county, Kansas and as a second leln on lots eleven (11) and tw live (12) in block one hundnd and two 102 in tho city of Iola, Allin county Kunsas. Slid lands iind tenements will be sold with out appraisement subject to right of redemp tion to satisfy said alias order of sile II Ilohirt, Shirlffof Allen County, If. urns. Sheriff's otllcc. loin Kims is, Jan 115 1901 Oscur Foust& Son and Ilaztcr McClaln , Attorncj s for plaintiff. I. it.MASON O, M. nxLson MASON & NELSON Buy and Sell eal Estate. Make Loann on Fnrmi Property And Write hit uruDce. . . , Tnxoa paid and rents collected for ooii-resIdentR. OUIco: Room 1, Coo tint building. IOLA., - KANBAri. DR. J. E. CHASTAIN DENTIST has reopened his ofllco, over Mrs. Turner's MUleuery store, on West Madison Avenue CIVE HIM A CALL EWING & SAVAGE. Attorneys at Law. Office Over Iolu Gas Conijmny'soflico GEO. W. COX, M. D. IOLA, KANSAS. PHYSICIAN and SURGEON SPECIAL ATTENTION --GIVEN T0-- SURCtERT Examination and Dla.xno.ls 01 obfeuro D'IbKaSEH Riid lNJtntlKS made with the aid ol X-RAYS. Also Electro whoravoutlo treatmonl with X-KAY machlno Not Exni'tly Correct, The Kansas City Commercial Club was scheduled to stop ut loin nn hour, but p issed on through without saying "Hello"' Chanuto Sun. Doubtless if Chnnuto hnd hnd tho mukin)' up of tho e.xour&Ion loin, would lmvo been out oil tho map, but the Kansns City men folt otherwise. Tlicif triiln ut! lute, thoy vveto tired nnd on tho homo stretch, but they jnit in a full hour ut loin, nil of them left the tftiln und went to town und chased ttrnund lllte jnekiubblts every nilnuto of their time. Thuj went uwuy jilcuscd nnd suld Iolu is ono of tho best towns thoy visited. &fr& YrzrwL' Tlilo signature. H ou every box of the genulno Lnxaiive CroraoQuininc Tablets " rrmi'i1 " i"" cnt'l In 0110 lnj' Tho S'.. Marys Enijlo suj s a man iu that town is sn slow pvph n self respecting microbe gots the blues on hiBrrcmibcs.