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USSIA has adopted a grotesque
but practical method
of instructing young soidlerS?
? ik. ? *- f
IS UN llie Wl lue ua^uum.
Ekt MtkMltkN demonstrated to their'
iwb Mttsfaetion that the usual bajoBt
iihIim, which are a part of the
gular drill, did not fit a man for efKtlTe
work is actual warfare,
n ingenious warrior conceived the
ha of baring the young soldier pract
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II THE LANSING 1
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Hn Itaong the subjects discussed by the
BH last International Congress of AmerlHn_?ftalkts
was thesntiqulty of msn. One
HK2gj /of the exhibits was the "Lansing
HB iXaB," consisting of a skull and a fisw
bones said to be at least 8000k and.
H^Vrpavtaps. 80.000 years old. fooad by a
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Hb ' '4B| "' jjM Byr Ag
H k THE SKULL OF THI
Me * (Variously estimated at fr^
termer sear lousing, Kan.. last FebB
la the opinion of Professor Upham.
the Lansing skeleton ut rs probably
K the oldest proof of roan's presence ou
this continent, jet it is only s third,
9V4 Motabli only an eighth, ss old as tlie
KjjH ttrt hatchets of St. Acbenl. It has
|Hp. hssn estimsted that man in the Somme
TalDey and other parts of France, and
fat Southern England, msac good paleMk
oilthie implements fully 100,000 yesrs
ago. When the earliest man came to
H America cannot probably be closely
determined. It may have been during
the glacial period; It may have been
sasUsr. In Professor Uphsm's opinion
the Lapsing discovery gives us much
KdB dstnlta Jmowledge of a glacial man,
? dolichocephalic, low-browed and prog
nathoue. having nearly the ssnie ststore
of our people to-day. Professor
HTOn WIDlston believes that the Lansing
man was doubtless contemporary with
MffiHkthe equus fsnus, well represented in
/?a JUtwu A# ITan.
HHHW MUg * u^pwua vi ??uInHtaii
which imclode extinct species of
UHli horse, ftison, mammoth and mastn^VwJiM,
moose, camels, llamas and peccavisa.
He was also the contemporary
M;. of the late paleolithic men or Europe.
SV wkoae advanced Implements showed
H that tbey had developed beyond the
m atafes of primitive savagery.
U lMk?Mi Cklldnii.
t? a*?*i inn eh At or mikii sarcastic re
Ml about' a backward child. Somechildren
who an dull at lint
itance their more precocious
era and slaters as they grow
Bldlcule la only likely to make
ins worse by rendering the child
amadous and shy.?-New York
nan's rocabularly la generally
i than a woman's, hot a woman'a
"> imYiw
m Mannikins
a?8 4*,manniklns, which are of life
,?1| further carry out the Illusion
y flttanikins are placed ou a fortlfl.fcjp^
^'hlcb they are supposed to be
^jeagblg. and the recruits are or^eda*
scale the stronghold and put
r d#H|dera to the bayonet
V^S??iwi?. km nlaooH In nil man*
ijl^^
Ch?lr^8r*t.
in8tanianeou*
*,v '^V;-*wBB
rSB^
pIHBI^
UvJMHHBiralK* &
^WHHH^nli^^Ht "4
v^yniOMHHinHi
afmnHni BHm
half Inch thick
ii i ifLwff^ <Mt**pa t'n g * worn-oat
, ' JSHHEr the moat
61,1 out the worn
i?K^K hS?5?W&B? here described,
which wto?jjjMgr red edge cover.
e ^ making a good
finish, bt?d s ightly the four
tough wrofgjjfe ?|ta| h< oks screwed to
the under jwlsof the a ?t, no tools or
material UMRfc ilfulrt d to complete
the work. Tw&Utu are made in oifforent
styles and sis^n for Tariou*
kinds of chain.
Bettlwwke Oil.
In Pennsylvania the oil of rattlesnakes
is preserved most carefully as
a liniment especially good for sore
Joints and for rheumatism. Iu procuring
the oil the dead snake u nailed
head and tall to a hoard and .cut open.
The fat is taken rat and laid upon a
cloth in the hot son, from which the
filtered oil drips Into a jar. From fear
iuai uiv LHCJ uave MI?CU liseir
the clear oil Is letted by dropping ?
portion of It Into milk. If It floats lo
one globule It la regarded as unaffected.
If, on the other hand. It breaks into
' beads and curdles the milk, it Is Judged
i to be poisonous, tad thrown away.?
M?V S?k Tribune , |
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RUSSIA'S NEW
> WAR PRAOTIOE.
the soidlers bow to use the bayonet
most effectually. to show them how to
kill, or at leant destroy, the fighting
ability of the man attacked with one
stroke. The mannlklns are movable,
snd if the beginner does not give the
proper thrust, or cut the stroke fails.
It Is a ihost lively and inspiring kind
of drill, ana tne soiuiers enter upon It
with amazing enthusiasm, and the
slaughter of the* manniklna Is (rightful
jj^
DUMMIES.
?iUl Sitmr. (kt riaou ??????.
Philosopher.
>
Hi & ' Hi
fWjH^v'' -: * *-^?
Mr. Spencer more than auy otlier
man baa dominated scientific thought
daring the last quarter century. His
"Synthetic Philosophy" is hit monument
He U very old. ill and not very
cheerfuL He regards with sorrow the
recent revival of Imperialistic ipirlt in
England and elsewhere, and takes a
gloomy view of the future of mankind.
Popular hllKlM.
Neither the weather bureau experts
nor the chief of the bureau of plant Industry
place any credence whatever
on the popular belief that trees act as
barometers to forecast rain. The prevailing
belief is that when the wind
blows up the leaves of certain trees.
Ruch as the silver-leaf poplars, the
-? ' ?? "? (ha nnIra on that
luupirg uuu ouuic vt %wt. v?..w,
the lighter under aide in shown. It Is
a sign of approaching rain. The onlj
plausible explanation for this widely
held opinion is that when there Is a
fairly strong, steady wind such leaves
do turn up, though this occurs as
readily in clear as rnlny weather.
When the general atmospheric conditions
favor rain, however, people are
unusually alert looking for signs to
confirm the general apprehension, and
as the leaves are often turned up about
this time, owing to the accompanying
winds, the opinion has become prevaltho
loaves onlr attain this
condition when a storm Is approaching.?Philadelphia
Public Ledger.
I
Economy begins at home more often
than does charity.
l)i irot Mm Dli l
it Mr
ifch
?y ^U'^cvl
i_ \.t ?L ^7^0$ l|jBiff^
1 ,
THE BOY SULTAN
OF ZANZIBAR.
TT LI BEN HAUUD. officially
/ \ to be known as 8ejjid AIL
rii^\ has boon n reclaimed Saltan
of Zanzibar, under British I
protection with Prime Minister Sogers
as Regent until the youthful African
is twenty-one. The dominions of the
new 8ultan, who succeeds his lately
deceased father, comprise the islands
of Zanzibar (025 square miles), Pemba
(360 square miles), Mafia (200 squsre
miles), and Lamu (200 square miles).
The present British protectorate dates
from 1890. and the Prime Minister Is
always English. The dominions of
tho new Sultan form part of British
East Africa. The Standard (London)
says:
"All Ben Hamud will have learned
at Jlbutil of the death of bis father,
and of his succession to the sultanate.
*-*?M'v *:^r^
ALI MM HA MUD.
(The new Saltan o( Zanzibar.)
He was traveling home In the company
of General Bailees, Commanderin-Chief
of the Zanzibar forces, and of
Mr. Basil Cave, the British agent and
Consul In the Island. As 8lr Charles
Eliot, his MaJ^rty's Commissioner and
Consul-General In East Africa, Is on
his way home on leave, it will thus
be seen that the principal Britlah authorities
are absent from the scene,
and that in that respect the death of
the Sultan occurred at an Inconvenient
moment But Mr. Rogers, who succeeded
the late Sir Lloyd Mathews as
Prime Minister of the Zanzibar Government,
waa at his post, and the duties
of sgent and Cbnsul are In the
hands of the Vice-Consul, Mr. Kestell
Cornish. There seems to be no cause
ior appreaenaiag uwuruawxi, ??
man Intrigues against British lnfluence
baring ceased with the abandonment
of extra-terrltoriallty under the
Samoan treaty, and the Germans being
responalble for Kbaled, the unsuccessful
claimant to the throne at
the time of the death of Hamld Ben
Thwain."
Although btt seventeen, the boy
Sultan has already married hia cousin,
a princess of the royal house, who is
not yet twelve. He waa educated in
England.
"CYCLISTS TAKE HEEDI"
Cod* of Warala* Perfected by International
Tonriata' Loin*.
An international code of warning
signals for the benefit of all cyclists,
and more particularly for those traveling
in foreign countries with whose
language they are unfamiliar, has Just
been composed. The series of dangesignu
is of great simplicity, and b.-u
Ride with ktt?r\Nw\
I
Dti>g?r ? Di/mouf\t"
C
Cfcutiou;?Dtnyrpuf corr\er
C&utieuj ? Ob/lTucKo^.
been unanimously adopted by the n.neteen
national cycling associations
which comprise the Llgue Internationale
des Associations Tourlts.
Koala nf *ho olirnnla (u fhn orrntr
which la In universal use In danger
signs, and Is therefore easily understood
by all cyclists.
B?tter to Ito Klch Than Lack}.
Wig ? "Would you rather be born
lucky or rich?"
Wag?"I'd rather be born rich. Then
you don't have to be lucky."?Philadelphia
Record.
Women pro.. <pters have been tried at
the Berlin theatres with success, as It
has been found that their voices carry
better across the stage and are less
audible in the auditorium.
1
Id?II is it BmoiMlis, Breil
fiOltat) -I?* Iort TzDmmu
4 J* 1
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I
FARM 9 I
! MATTERS. I
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CnTtaltal Po?t LlfUr.
The difficulty in removing fence i
posts from old position is largely overcome
by using the arrangement shown
THS POST LIFTER.
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in tbe accompanying Illustration. It
consists' simply of two mower wheels. ,
an iron axle, a long beam of almost
any size and a chain. Raise the outer
end of tbia beam to a perpendicular
position, pushing the apparatus up
against a post. Place tbe chain about
tbe post and fasten it. By depressing
the upright beam the post is lifted out
of the ground. This device is espe- ,
cially advantageous when tbe posts ,
are large at the lower end. Two per- |
sons can remove posts very rapidly. {
One should manipulate tbe apparatus
pushing it up against tbe post, the <
other placing the chain about and removing
tbe post when It is out of tbe
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grUUUU* ?ilCW CIU^MUU tluiuvakvHUt ,
Growing Apple* In Stony rencs Bmuli.
About twelve years ago I bought a ,
small mountain farm of forty acres in
tbe fruit belt of Western Maryland.
Tbe farm was divided into six small !
fields, and as is customary in all such
farms, all tbe larger stones have been
dumped in tbe fence rows. Here was ,
a bard problem for us to sol re. Tbese
rows of stone, sometimes four feet
deep, were one tangled mass of wild ,
grape vines, briars, etc. Tbey were a (
constant worry and expense to us. On ,
one of tbe rows tbere stood an oldfashioned
pear tree, tbe fruit from
which was fairly good for cooking.
A grand tree it was. If this will do
so well here, why will not apples grow
just as nicely in sucb conditions. I
concluded it was worth a trial.
Every twenty-five feet I had holes (
opened In the stone piles some four {
feet across. Ail stone were removed
with an ordinary digging iron. The
oil was loosened several Inches Into
the subsoil. I planted the trees carefully
and gave tbem good attention.
I can now show the entire forty acres
surrounded with a thrifty, well-growing
six-year-old apple orchard, doing
as well as trees planted at the same
time in a regular apple orchard. Of
course these trees must be looked after
with mattock and briar scythe. They
will soon be In line bearing condition.
My neighbors said I was a lunatic, etc..
but "be laughs best who laughs last."
At present prices and outlook for apples,
It is my turn to smile. We bare
about 600 trees on the farm, and half ,
of tbem are in these heretofore barren
and expensive fence row*.?J. A. Beeardson,
in American Agriculturist
Ktklii Battir la Winter.
The advantages of making butter in
winter and letting the cows go dry, if
they must do so at all. In tbe beat of
the summer, say in July or August.
are that It costs less to Keep tne ary
cow in summer. She is flash with
milk when la the barn, and In the
spring, when she is about three mouths
in calf, she comes to the green food
which keeps her well up to her full
capacity until summer comes. Thus
she gives more milk in the season.
The milch cows are often neglected,
or at least the mllkiag hours made
more irregular during the summer, the
milking being done earlier in the morning
and later at night during the long
days, to give more time for the other
work, when the ten-hour-a-day rule
does not prerail on the farm. The farmer
will be more willing to give his
cows good food and good care at the
barn in winter if they are giving flow
of milk enough to pay for it. while if
dry In two summer months, or even
In August and September, they can
find food enough In the pasture, unless
there chances to be a very severe
drought. The plague of flies would
cut down the supply of milk in those
months if the cow came fresh in the
spring. The prices of milk and butter
are higher in winter than in summer,
and are likely to be until the majority
imvo phnnml to winter dalrvlng.wblch
is not likely to happen very soon. The
calf dropped in early winter is free
from the torment of ihe flies for the
first six months of its life, and is old
enough to be turned to pasture when
the grass hns started, and last, but not
least, the fnrmer has more time to
watch after the care of both cows and
calves In winter than in summer. If
the barn is warm and comfortable be
will have a chance to wutcb them, to
learn what they like best and thrive
best on. or what winter ration Is best
for milk production. Breed the cows
in January that the calves may be
dropped in September, or if a second
ervices is necessary, in February, and
the profits of dairying will be increased,
whether milk is sold or batter
made at borne. The skimmilk is needed
apd at hand, lwth for the fall Utter*
of pigs and the spring litters from the
time they are weaned from the sow
until they can eat heartier food.?The
Cultivator.
yixlag Chicken Coop* For Winter.
Winter eggs are the most profitable,
but liens will not lay unless treated
property. The most essential thing in
profitable poultry raising is a warm
PROTECTED COOP.
in itio tvintiT Aliinv farmers can
not afford to build a suitable coop.
There is the material about almost any
farm for making the most open coop
one of the warmest. There is no expense
attached to it except the labor.
At each corner of the coop and about
two feet out, *et n post that wilt extend
well above the eaves. If the coop is
large enough to make it necessary,
other poet* of a uniform height and
at the same distance from the walla of
T??? posts siMlKWiBaEM
from six to
ibout six toche?lMHWHM|
i smooth wire to t^R^ES^HH9H9
about two feet ab^HB^nBS
top of the posts,
wires. Then fill In mHEctbSmS
and wires and the coopBBHBB?
straw. Small poles or pImHReSS
boards can be woven <11 th^BfflSfi
keep the hay In place. ?Vben th^HH
are reached some material that wH
lead off the water should be put ool
too. Long slough grass has been found |
pood for this.
By netting; 1 post each side the door
frame, and one to correspond with each
in a line with the outside posts, and
hoarding up each aide and fixing the
top to be cor??red with, hay, the door
of the coop wiU be guarded from the
cold. Of course an outside door of
some sort will be necessary. The windows
can be provided for in the same
way or a box of some rough lumber
he made and set in as the banking up
U being done.
Aside from a place reasonably warm
to roost in. chickens, to do well, should
bare a warm, sunny place in which
to exercise on warm days. Such a
place can be made each side the coop
in the shape of a lean-to facing the
south. Set a line of posts the length
Jesired to make the lean-to and spike
2x 4*s across the top. from one post to
* ? -I- *- (IM
liiuiuer, bia m icci uuiu
zround. Then cut poles of a length
to make the desired pitch to the roof
ur.d lay one end over the 2x4's (It is
troll to notch the under sides so there
will be no danger of slipping), letting
the other end rest on the ground. Lay
fine-limbed brash across these, and
ui>on this put H?e bay or straw covering.
In this place can be put up nests
and a dust box fixed and filled for
Lbem to wallow In. The chickens, too,
can be fed hei*. As most of the winter
storms ac.d cold winds come from
the north, there will be but a few
ilays at a time when the fowls cannot
enjoy the open air in theae sheds. A
coop fixed in this way will be fonnd
warmer than any that can he made
with lumber.?J. L. Irwin, In Orprge
Judd Farmer.
Iwly CUnr Sctdiaf.
Aa early as it can be done after
Cbristmaa (especially when snow la on
the ground) la when many farmers aow
clover seed on their wheat At least
such method baa been in use in the
past, and no doubt It will be continued
for many years to come; but it
Is well worthy the consideration of
farmera whether the practice of seeding
clover on wheat Is the best When
the farmer drills his wheat In the fall,
at the same time applying fertiliser,
he follows in tbe spring with clover
on wheat, frequently sowing tbe seed
on the snow in order that tbe work
may be done uniformly. The clover
secures a start, and occupies the
ground until the wheat Is taken off.
when It then has fall occupancy or toe
co ud It ions of tbe soil and the weather.
The farmer doe* this because he believes
that for a portion of tbe year
tbe land Is growing two crops at the
same time, acd be la thereby effecting
a Having of space. It mnst be admit'
ted that some of tbe finest crops of
clover grown are produced in tbe mannor
described (seeding on growing
wheat), and that there Is also a gain
tc tbe farmer by so doing, to a certain
extent That the oaring of space 1*
apparent cannot be denied, but wbetber
tbe system is the best Is a point worthy
of discussion at farmers' meetings.
All crops give the beet results only
under the most favorable conditions,
though certain crops will thrive and
pay even where there are drawbacks
to progress. Clover and wheat are entirely
unlike, for which reason It Is
contended that they do not conflict in
the effort to obtain plant food. Both
Dlanta must be supplied *with potash.
however, end should the clover be allowed
to produce seed It will also draw
largely upon tbe soil for phosphoric
acid. It derires but little nitrogen from
the soil, while wheat is Just the opposite
in that respect. But l>otb crops
require au abundance of moisture, and
here the question arises as to the advisability
01 having two crops on the
same land at a time when there is
liability of drought and the land incapable
of providing a sullieiency of
moisture for even a single crop. Does
the clover Injure the wheat or the
wheat the clover during dry periods?
With an aver.ige of only fourteen
bushels of wheat per acre for this country,
it is evident that tbe land dees
not yield as much wheat as It should,
and with poor "catches" of clover,
and tbe crop easily killed by drought,
it is plain that the method now practiced
of growing clover may be improved.
F armers who are "land poor",
have no excuse for having two crops
on the same locution, and the clover
crop is one so valuable that it deserves
tionicuung Wll'-r iu an Iicaiui>u> > ...?
being compelled to grow and thrive
on land that ban not been prepared for
it.
It Is expensive to sow clover on
snow, during very cold weather, as
many of th;? seed* are destroyed and
birds consume a large portion. If tbe
land- is not level the melting snow
causes uneven distribution of the
seeds, and a large proportion of them
also remain on the surface uncovered
and fail to germinate. These are some
of the causes of "poor catelle*," which
frequently induce farmers to plow up
the crop, or turn ?toc< on it. waiting
another year only to repeat tbe same
method. It is claimed tjpt younz clover
cannot endure the direct rays of
the sun, and is benefited by tbe shading
received by wheat. The fact is
that If clover land is plowed, harrowed
line, and the seed sown later, being
brushed in, so as to be well covered,
or rolled, it would icquire 110 shading.
,k " I'l miliitrlt* anml IV?l
j? h n uuiu iiiiuniu o? uu
roots down into the tint* soil. and seeuro
moisture enough to protect it from
drought. In the meantime the wheat
erop, not bavins to jriv?? some of its
moisture to elorer. would thrive in-tter
and yield nore at harvest time. Several
farmers who have tried the plan
of making separate and special preparation
for clover report lwtter yields
of wheat and a sure erop of clo\'er
every time, the difference in yields of
wheat and hay over the normal productions
more than paying for the
? .t ?..,i Inlmr (ho ciinnniml
IUIIU ana cxm?I.IUUI, tbc?rappnn
necessity of skailing clover with a
grain crop teing erroneous, as it ii
capable of taking care of itself when
treated as a special crop os the lr.nd.~
Of lira
After the lonely ch^R9^ShB|^KHBH
O'er lored ones kwC^HHHH^SBBBH
After the earnest itriiflH^^nn
8ome precious souls to^ HgSHj^BS
After the pstisnt straggles
For right against the wrong; ^ KHH
Another lift's lesson learning ^HBHV
"To safer and grow strong,"?
There'll oome a sudden stillnws, MB
While one might hold his brsath*-? ? ^
lis bat the hash of a moment,
Bat the world will call it?death. j
And then will bant the raptors I
Of a folly ransomed aool, !
Ahd o'er fee staffed spirit
Seraphic ?on? will roll. I
To eyes all used to earth's scenes
Rare vision will be given,
And all the soul's great longings
Be satisfied in heaven.
?Era'Kinney Miller, in Union Signal
The Call to Separation.
"I always think there is something
wrong with a man when he begins to m
down the world," remarked a Christian
who was more noted for the niriaat?
of his manner and attire than for his spir*
; ituality. "This world's a pretty good place
I to live, and the man who is always harping
on its evils has missed luring a good time,
you may depend upon it."
Separation implies a union. It may ho
that the human heart is so closely united
to the world that it fails to see the eviL
and therefore blinds its eye to warning after
warning against it found in every book
of the Bible.
a "Christ," says the Apostle Paul, "has r?
ocemea as iron mis preen vni wow,
and in Another place, "Demaa hath toe
taken me, having loved this present evil
world."
Worldlineae is the attractive power pooMeeed
by that which is how over ipM>
that which is far away yonder: by eo?
thing which ia preeent, tangible, visible,
u over ayainst that which n unseen. It
fains its force by offering something now
instead of something hereafter. The first
article in the creed of the world is "take
to-day and lot to-morrow cars of itself."
It was the tyranny of the present that rendered
Demas the worldly man and led him
to forsake his 8avioor. It is the advantage
of the present, the pleasure of to-day, thai
leads a believer to be unequally yoked
with an unbeliegfc, whether in business,
in amusement, or jn that doeest of all
aarthly relationships, marriage. Kren the
immediate niton .01 tots eanoiy uie
sometimes forgotten in the joy of the immediate
present.
Pool, in bis forceful, clear logir, goes cm,
to reason: "What is to be the seqsei of
oo uneaual a partnership? What can joo
expect? If, for inatance, your partner in
business is not ruled by the law of Qod,
but has an eye to the gains to be won
through short measure and light weight,
with a grinding of his employes, how an
too, bound by your partnership to uphold
nim, to hold to roar principles of honesty
and charity? You will presently iod
yourself, if you attempt it. in the same
ease with the captives of Samaria, of
whom it is said: Th'ry feared the Lord and
erred their own gods.'"
Oh, the bitterness of walking hand in
hand, bound by unbreakable ties, to one
who does not love the God we Jove! If
we do not love the Lord then of course
then is no great anguish, and conscience,
separated from the influence of the Spirit, ,
w soon lulled to sleep. 1
In clear, sharp words of warning Paul A
speaks sternly: "Come out! Be separate!
Touch not!" ^
Mor* gently comes the pleading or John,
wistful, longing: "If any man lore tha
things of this world, the lore of the Fatbet
is not in him." J
There is enough to make the pulses thrO|
and the heart throb with wonder and joy
in the reward that shall be ours for separating
ourselres. "Ye shall be My sons and
daughters, saith the Lord Almighty." and
"He that doeth the wiU of Ood abideth
Note that the doing of the will of Ood,
and being one with the world, are nowhere
in the Bible considered a possible
thing, though everywhere in life we find
Christians who are trying daily to lire this
paradox. "Ye cannot serve God and maim
mon."
And it matters not what the worldlinesa
may be, whether amusements, intellectual
pursuits, money getting, intemperance;
whatever we put in the place of Ood,
whatever has power to turn our thought1*
away from Him, from that we are to separate
ourselres.
"We are to bare no compromising connection
with anything in the world which
is alien to God. Let us be aa loving and
conciliatory as we please, but aa long as
the world is what it ia. the Christian life
can only maintain itself in an attitude of
T1.<M anil limn k? nmnU (a
whom the Christian ha* to say rfoT It la
recognized at once where the young are
concerned: people are careful of the fnenda
- their children make, and a schoolmaster
I will dismiss inexorably, not onlr a bad
I babit. but a bad boy from the school. It
; oujrht to be recognized just as easily in ma*
j turity as in childhood; there are men and
' women, as well as boya and girls, who di?
j tinctlv represent evil, and whose society /
' is to be declined. To protest against them,
to repel them, to resent their life and conduct
as morally offensive, is a Christian
duty: it is the first step toward evangelicin*
them. There has never been a state of
affairs in the world in which the commandment
had pot meaning. 'Come out
from among them, and be ye separate,'
nor an obedience to this commandment
which did not involve separation from persons
as well as from principles."?Jamea
Denny, in Mail and Express.
The Volsn.
I do not think that anybody can map
eut the^future so as to be absolutely sura
ox maywiiug ucumw ?-*kv|/?
clearly stated facta. It is certain that tb?
Lord will come; that He will come in cnch
an hour at the moit of men look not for
Him.?The Rev. E. R. Pendleton, Fayetteville,
Ga.
lUttUtio*.
If revelation haa been gradual to men.
and ha* been worked oat by sacrifice, and
the richea of experience poured on succeeding
generations, much more do thea*
two principle* enter into individual religiop.
character and life.?The Rev. C. P.
South, Minden, La.
Kaay Time* Arc Hardait. j
Having an easy time would be having a '
hard time in life. A man who alwaya Baa
an eaay time ia not to be envied, but to b*
pitied. He hi* /\ot himxclf the moat per?
tonal enjoymr' He cannot be of th#,
i moat aervice p to othera. strength
iconic* by exei Attainment is mmac 07
overcoming f e? and hindrances, by
climbing, not b> hiding. We ought to M
most grateful to God when He makes our
lot a trying one. Not what we want, bat
what Cod know* to be best for us, is what
ire ought to deiire from God, and what
we ought to thsnk God for.?Sunday*
School Times.
I*:(covers Seven ?w Tolsons.
Prnf?>?*.?r Juliu* Schlotterback, profesaoi
of i>hariiiacogno?y in the University ot
Michigan, has discovered seven new
iKiisons. Three of them arc made from
l Allegheny vine. He ha* named two of
, time poi*on? adlumine and adlurnidine.
One i? Mtill unnamed. From the calandine
poppy the professor ha* extra-ted the
fourth and fifth uoi^on*. ca!leil stylophine
i and dispkyllinc, and from llie .bpjnwe
, calandinc the powou Lacconidmc, ou*
' i*?t iinnimo/l V
I - U1. .1 j .I1L
London'* Railway ??? / N
London has over .VW lailwtjr itatioat
cxd'jjiv? of goodt iic;x>U __J

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