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NEW HAVEN MORNING JOUBNAL ANf COUBLEB,; MONDAY EBBBtTAItYi IB; 1908,'
1 SffiggWiiftflgHft 1 ( Monday Specials in the Upholstery Department For those who are in need of Curtains, Portieres, or Cretonnes, the news of these Monday specials will be particularly timely. The goods are under-priced, and our reason for offering these bargains is simply to stimulate business in this department on Monday. To accomplish this purpose, we are willing to make sacrifices. Our loss your gain ! Ruffled Muslin Curtains. Plain Muslin Curiains, finished with a full ruffle. regular price was 29c a pair. Monday, at 21c a, pair. Muslin Bobbinette Curtains. These are 2 yards long, full width. They have rich insertion and edge, and are made with an extra full ruf fle. A variety of patterns to choose from. Were priced at $2.00 and $2.25 a pair. Nottingham Lace Curtains. These are in rich, attractive designs and are 3 yards long. They are finished with the improved over-lock edge, and are good, durable curtains. These were priced at 98c a pair. Monday, at 57c a pair. Tapestry Portieres. These are in two-toned and Oriental effects and are made with rich, heavy fringe. They are 3 yards long and 50 inches wide. They were priced at 53.00 a pair. Cretonnes by the Yard. These come in handsome designs with new, rich color ings. They are printed on soft fabrics. They were formerly priced at 25c and 2!)c z yard. , Monday, at 1 8c a Yard. LINCOLN, THE PROPHET. DR. SMYTH'S ADDRESS AT CEN TER CHURCH. Eloquent Memorial to the Nation's . Martyr Whose Birthday We Celebrate To-dny Main Points In His Career and Character Reviewed In Interest ing Form Tributes That His Life , Called Forth. At the morning service tn Center church yesterday Rev. Dr. Newman Smyth spoke on the topic, "Lincoln as a Prophet," In observance of the an niversary of Lincoln's birth. A large congregation listened to an eloquent and Impressive address. It was in full as follows: II. Kings 11., 20: And Klisha saw It, and he cried, My father, my father, th chaHots of Israel, and the horsemen therof. I can find no words In the Bible to express as well what we felt when Lincoln was taken from us. It was Es though the whole country cried, My father, my father! It was as though we saw a prophet, In whom the voice of liberty had become articulate, sud denly parted from us- It was as though In a moment, In the chariots of God's providence, and the horsemen thereof, he had been carried Into glory. Some present will remember, when the news of Lincoln's assassination came, the whole country had arrayed Itself 'in the garments of joy, and in that hour It put on the garments of mourning. Among my Indelible recol lections Is the memory of the way the news came to the army. We would not believe It at first, we thought the Confederates had broken the wlrsfc, and were playing with us and plaguing us. But I remember that line of men, who had never flinched In battle, how they stood With bowed heads and brave eyes filled with tears, when the order announcing Llncon's death was read. And I remember the fierce outbreak of wrath, the disclosure of the ven geance pent beneath our human nature, which burst forth then like vocanic flames, In the passion of the men around the camp fires. Remembering that, and the possible fury of man's sense of Justice, I shudder when any one stirs,' or with reckless appeal seeks to"- evoke for mad purpose those ele Always .Remember the FjiD .Name - laxative Bromo Qb&3 jg rx Cures a Cold in One Day, Cnpui 2 Dai's Tc The Monday t at $1.49 a pair. Monday, at $1 .49 a pair. mental powers which lie ben;ath the whole ground and security of our civ ilization. But we soe Lincoln now no longer through the passion of those days. He stands forth the one commanding man already become historic- We see him now, not as those Hebrews of old hailed Kins David with songs and dancing, and shouts of joy, as he re turned from his wars, having slain his ten thousands; we contemplate Lincoln's mighty fame, as we might gather around the great statue, and look up to Michael Angdo'e David. In one of his early messages Lincoln said: "Fel low citizens: We cannot escape his tory. We of this congress will be re membered in spite of ourselves. We shall nobly save, or meanly lose the last best hope of earth." Lincoln has not escaped history. Others who stood around him have- Their names, one after another, are forgotten; as the foothills pass beneath the horizon, as the lesser lights disappear, as above the horizon at last some one mighty peak remains, so Lincoln's fame remains, like an Alpine peak single, solitary, sublime, as the shaft of the Mattr horn. But we did not know him at the first. Men did not know the man whom God had chosen to be his anointed servant. In his own home they did not know htm, though God had girded him. Hardly four years before he became president he went home from a con vention at Bloomlngton of all oppo nents of 'the anti-Nebraska legislation, a mass meeting was called to ratify the convention; but only three persons answered the call. But Lincoln was one of the three. He said that the meeting was larger thnn he knew it would be, for he knew that ills partner and himself would attend, but one other man had been brave enough to come- Then passing from jest to ear nest, as he often did, he said: "While all seems dead, the age Itself Is not. It liveth as sure as Our Maker liv eth. Under all this seeming want of life and motion the world does move, nevertheless. Be hopeful, and now let us adjourn and appeal to the people." Lincoln did appeal to the people, ana four years later th;y knew his voice. The convention that nominated him did not know this man whom God had chosen. A friend of Seward, wishing to win for him support from the more conservative, had telegraphed, ' Lin coln Is as radical as S;ward." Lincoln sent back this written answer: "Lin coln agrees with Seward in his Irre pressible conflict Idea, and In negro equality: but he is opposed to Seward's en every $n??if bos. 23s higher law. Make no contracts that will bind me." His managers suppress ed the last sentence, which Lincoln had underscored- They did not know what manner o man he was that would not be 'bound. We in the east did not know him. Well do I remember my first great political disappointment as a mere youth, myself the son of a free-soll-:r, when Seward, whose speech on the "Irrepressible Conflict" seemed the bugle call to which we should march, was defeated, and Lincoln was nom inated. Wendell Phillips, with his bit ter, biting tongu'?, asked, "Who Is this huckster in politics? Who is this county-court advocate? We did not know; God knew this huckster in politics, who should make of party-politics an heroic epic; God knew th'a county court advocate who should save the constitution, and give anew to the peo ple the law of its liberty. There were dark days afterward when many doubted whether Lincoln was called to right the wrong of slav ery. Voices of detractljn reached him; many noble but Impatient statesmen clamored against his mighty patience They kntw not how1 Lincoln, as ever in his creat Taskmaster's eve. bent to the single task of saving the Union given ! him to do, while God himself was right- j lng the century's wrong. The people knew him, and before hs died the world had begun to know him. These 1 lines in which Punch made retraction of English sentiment answer for all who at first had mistaken him: I "Besides his corpse that bears for wliiding-sh-set, The Stars and Stripes he lived to rear anew, Between thl mourners at his head and feet, Say, scurrile jester, is there room- for , you? "Yes, he had lived to shame me from my sneer, i To lame my pencil an-3 confute m:r pen; i To make me own this hind of princes j pe:r, I This nijl-splitter a true born king of ! men." , History knows him henceforth 'the "central heroic figure In a heroic ag'," "the first American." Let me s'ngle four gr?at prophetic chnracters of the man, and then lvad enough of his own words to show how thes? characters were met In him: We see in him, first, his searching ' perception of the right at the heart of every Issue; secdonly, his absolute com- ; mittal of himself to the right as he saw It; thirdly, his sure faith in thx moral order of the world; fourthly, his supreme responsibility under Almighty God. And growing out of these char acters, which were the fiber and deeply rooted strength of his manhood, as their fruit never falling, were such qualities as these: His clear common ernse, his singular patience, his uncon scious courage, his commanding leader ship of the people. j The following words, which were Ut-' tered In 1854, stfww how clearly at the beginning of his career he grasped the essential principle of the anti-slavery conflict, and which he held firmly to tlw end: . "The plain, unmistakable spirit of the I fathers of the republic, towards slavery j was hostility to the principle, and tol eration only by necessity. Near eighty years ago we began by declaring timtj all men are created equal, ' but now, from that beginning, we have run down to the declaration that for some men to enslave others Is a sacred right of self government." These principles cannot stand together. They are a.i opposite as God and mammon; and whoever holds to the one must despise the other. (October, 1354) Observe the sureness of his percep tion, feel tvvs solemn, prescience of his words as his great argument continues; "Argue as you will, and ns long as you will, this Is the naked front and aspect of the measure;' and In this as pect It could not but produce agitation. Slavery is founded In the selfishness of man's nature; opposition to It in his love of justice. These principles are in eternal antagonism, and when brought Into collision, bo fiercely as slavery extension brings them, shocks, throes and convulsions must ceaselessly follow; repeal the Missouri compro mise; repeal all compromise; repeal the Declaration of Independence; repeal all papt history you still cannot repeal human nature. It still will be the abun dance of man's heart that slavery extension Is wrong; and, out of the abundance of his heart, his mouth will continue to speak." Observe another character of the man his absolute committal of himself to the right, as you list-en to these words, which he addressed to some old whlgd who hesitated for fear that they might be thrown into company with the aboli tionists: Ptand with anybody that stands rlgKvt. Stand with him while he is in the right, and part with him when he goes wrong. To desert such ground because of any company Is to be less than a whig less than a man less than an American.'' Lincoln "Thou shouldst be living with us now." Would that ft novo all our party politics we might hear again that voice, 'Stand with anybody that stands right; part with him when he goes wrong; not to do that is to be less than a mm, less REMOVAL NOTICE The Singer Store, formerly at 706 Chapel Street, also the Wheeler & Wilson Store, formerly at 70 1 Chapel Street, have been consolidated and removed to 640 Chap el Street, where patrons will receive careful attention. ALL TYPES of these sewing ma chines, on a great variety of cabinet work, are now SOLD ONLY SINGER SEWING MACHINE COMPANY 640 CHAPEL STREET than an American.' The story Is more familiar ofLincoln's committal of his Immediate j political future, and his whose ambition, to t" right which he saw, in the (speech which he passed into history as 4' The house divided against itBelf '' He had been nominated for senator, andito a dozen friends he read this passagef.from his proposed speech of acceptance: "A house divided against itself cannot stand- I bejieve ttiis government can not endure permanently half slave and half free. I j3o not expect the Union to be dissolved4-I do not expect the house to fall but it do expect it will cease to ; be divided. If will become all one or all : the other." ' , His friends were thrown Into conster-' nation, Lincoln '.said: "I am' thoroughly !, 'convinced the" time is ' come when It ; should be uttered;, and if it must be. that I go down because of this speech., thon let me go 'down linked to the truth; die in advocacy of what is right and just- The nation cannot live on in justice, a house divided against itself, I say again and again-" Lincoln made thaUspeeeh because he saw.lt to be. r,ighU It cost him his election as senator; in God's providence it was taken up, and mado him presi dent. Tie same note of unfaltering, personal responsibility is struck in these words which he uttered shortly after he became president: "Whon the time conies I shall take the ground that I think is right, right for the n.irth, for ti ? south, for the east, for the west for the whole coun try. Now, my friends, there appears to be a cliffs ence of opinion between you and me; and I really fe?l! called up on to decide thjt question for myself." (Feb., 1863). (Hale, p. 46). ,. r I have spoken of Lincoln's faith In the moral ortV;r of the world as another of the elements of his character, part of the grain and fibre of is majestic rtrength. I cite two passages which show this elemental quality of ths man. The following was an answer to a re ligious a:Mtoss to him: "In tf'.e very re ponsible position in which I happ?n to be placed, being' an humble Instrument in the hands of our Keavely father as I am, and as we all are, to work out His great purposes, I have derlred that all my works ami acts may be according to His will, and that It might be so, I have sought Hi.-i aid; but If, after endeavoring to do my best in the light which He affords me, I find my efforts fall, I must brieve that for 'some purpose unknown to me he wills it otherwise. If I had had my way, this war would never have com menced; if I had been allowed my say, this war would have ended before this; but we find "it still continues, and we must, believe that Ho permits It for some wise purpose of His own, myster ious and unknown to us, and though, with our limited understandings, we may not be able to comprehend It, yet we cannot but believe that He , who made- the world .stiU governs It" Among his papers this was found: "A meditation on the divine will.", "The will cf God prevails. In great contests each party claims ta act In ac cordance with the will of God. Both may be, and one must ba wrong. God cannot be for . and against the same thing, at the same time- In tt-,e presi-nt civil war It is quite possible that God's purpose Is somethli-g different from the PUipoM of elthoi party; and yet the human instrumentalities, working just as they do, are of the best' adaptation to effect his purpose. I am almost ready to say that this Is probably true; that God wills f'.ils contest, and wills that it shall not end yet." Later, he wrote a letter, on April 4, 18M, which shows how the veil was beginning to be lifted, which hid the mysterious working of God's providence In the war. Lincoln was one of the first In his great humili ty, before whose prophetic -eye the veil began to be lifted. He wrote: "I claim not to have controlled events, but con fess plainly that events have controlled me. Now, at the end of three years' struggle, the nation's condition Is not what either party or any man Would have devised. Whither It is tending seems plain. If God now wills the re moval of a great wrong, and wills also that we of the north, as well as ynu of the south, shall pay fairly for our complicity In that wrong. Impartial his tory will find therein new cause to at test and revere the Justice and good was of God." With this firm faith In God's govern ment of the world, wrought Into the (Continued on Fifth Page.) You buy the best made when you buy Hull's guaranteed hot water bottle. You can buy a cheaper one, but you can't buy a better one. Price 05c at Hull's Corner Drug Store. tOW KATES TO CAtlFOltSIA. From February 14 to April 6, inclu sive, the Lehigh Valley railroad will sell tickets, New York to San Francis co, Los Angeles, Portland, Seattle and all other Important points on the Pa cific coast, at rate $50. Berth In sleep er, accommodating two personB, $9. Choice of routes. vFull particulars by addressing A. J. Simmons, G. E. P. A., 353 Broadway, New York. No lead, Mercury or other poisonous arugs or dyes In Haer-Tone. Haer-Tone will cure dandruff and make hair grow. Trice ri5e. Hull's Corner Drug Store. BY TO CUIIE A COLD IN ONE DA Take Laxative Bromo Quinine Tablets. Druggists refund money if it fails to cure. E. W. Grove's signature is on each box. 25c. llttjuistfltts, Sic. PROTO PUFFS, 25 Cents Per Package. This Bread Food originated in an ef fort, continued with varying success, to raise to the utmost limit the Pro teid constituents of bread for all who are harmed by the use of starchy food. Contains 62.97 per cent, of Protelds, 34.81 per. cent. Carbo Hydrates and 2.20 per cent. Phosphates. Absolutely free from zenthine and purin bodies and is very nourishing and beneficial espe cially in cases, of diabetes,. Rheumatism and gout, i . We are agents for all: The Health Food Co.'s Cooked Food. The S. W, Kurlburt Co. 1074 Chapel Street. For Monday at Adams' Mar ket, Grocery and Bakery, Standard Granulated Sugar for Another lot of that Ralston Pancake Flour, 6C pkg. Regular price ioc. Crimson Java and Mocha Coffee, 5C lb. Grape Nut Wafers, l3cpkg, 2 for 25! Telephone 11(11. S. S. ADAM3, Co. Stato arti Cou-1. Streets. 3f)9 Howard Avs.,143 Rosette St.. 745 Grand Ave., 268 DavenDort Ave. 804 Howard Ave. 7 Rhelton Ave., 155 Lloyd St. HART MARKET CO. LYMAN LAMB Now on Sale. Guilford fresh killed Broilers. Our celebrated brand of milk fed Roasting Chickens. Our own make of Sausage Meat. Also the Spareribs from Home Killed Pork. 180 TEMPLE STREET TEi.ErnojiE, 443 , . What You Want a POTATO To Be. WHITE DRY MEALY nod to Imvn the F.Nl INK POTATO FLAVOR. Onr have nil tbne qnntltlra. 800 ltiiliel Fnncy Katttre Stock Just Received. Anndirr ulilnmcnt of Hock Ledge In dian River OH.AXGKS direct from the V.. A. Chatfleia urove. We've Jtixt tapped another barrel of thnt llelleloiin New Orlennn Molaf. TO ARRIVE! The Dr. Jolinaon isaucntor loameiiea. E. E. Nichols, 378 State Street. Nione 573. . Yois with the kind of ment that nhar piMin no the appetite, thnt ne know to be tender, julry and dellelona. LYMAN LAMB Season hn bemin. We hnve received onr flrt ahlpment. If ois at nil times wish to assure yourself of n eholre Lninb Lejr. Crown of Lamb or a anddle of l.nmb thnt you know trill be choice, order those enta of lamb from it. We use no other Lamb In our market but thoe fnmon I.Tinnn I ambs, because we bare han dled them year after year with the Strentest Nueces. Try a meal from a cut of hee Lambs. AVe know thnt ever after you will use no other. C hoice Green Vegetables DIETTER BROTHERS. Tel. 1394-2 43 Grove, cor.Orange St SATURDAY FRUITS. Suitable for any other day in the week. Finest Florida Oranges, Spitzenburg Apt)!?, fioir. Canada, and Fanoy box Apples from the far west. Hothouse Grapes from Europe, fink Malaga Grapes. On the Vegetable sida: Mush rooms, Tomatoes, Cauliflower, Egg Plant, T.ettuoe, Romalne, Escarole, Shal lots, Sweet Potatoes, Sweet Peppers, F:nch Artichokes. J.B. JUDSON 8S8 Chapel Street 1,500 pairs of Women's Vici Kid, Box Galf and Gun Metal Boots at $3.50, widths AA, A, B, C, D and E, sizes 2 to 8, all the new shapes included in this lot. ONLY GOOD SHOES , ... The New Haven Shoe Co.. 842 and 840 Chapel Street. iiiiiiiHi minim iiMiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiimiiiiiii rr "Peerless" Brand Evaporated Cream. Come tid see its excellence demonstrated, all this week An unsweetened cream of purest kind, for coffee, chocolate. Rich milk with only- water taken out, and nothing added. It's "Borden s" product. Special, 12c a Can. ! That's the cost to us of the new "Robinson's Patent Barley." We make that a trial price to you. A perfect liquid food for infants and invalids, and the basis of an unequaled custard pudding for everybody. Ask for a trial package of the "just out" BATTLE CREEK TOASTED CORN FLAKES for breakfast. BOSTON GROCERY CO. Chapel and Temple Streets. 'Phone S3S. ggs. We Have Sold Quantities of them during the last week at 12 1-2C pet doz., but the cold weather has advanced the price and we are obliged to sell to-day at 15c per doz. We offer strictly fresh laid Eggs at 25c per doz. Fresh Killed Poultry. We have fresh killed Turkeys, Chickens, and Fowl, and the price is reasonable, quality considered. Fresh Kale and Spinach Very riicft Spinach 25c per pk., Kale 20c per pk. Canned Peas ; We have a bargain in Imported Peas at 12 and 15c pet can, both good value. In Domestic Canned Peas we have them at 8, 1012 and 15c per can. You cannot make a mistake buying any grade. Maine Sweet Corn A high grade Sweet Corn at 10 apd 1 2c, D. M. WELCH & SON, FalrHaven 28-30 Congress Ave West Haven For one week we offer i 20 . Reduction on all Shrewsbury Canned Vegetables. " All New Goods. ; THE R. II. NESBITCO, 49 Elm St., Cor. ChurcJt , Tel. ST1; . Urartch Store, "275 Edgew&od Avfc . , Tel. 264-3. - Branch Store, 1231 Chape! Street Phone 427-12. ............T... gas. Lags nsv mS asf wr DOESN'T TAKE- VI L IN IVJtl I to raise batter for" 'griddle cakes from Street's Perfection Buckwheat The "light n ess" come quick and the cakes are Per fection of course. Ask your grocer. 1 . -t 1