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REV. DR. TALMAGE DISCUSSES LIQUOR TRAFFIC. THE In in nioqucnt Sfrnloii He Ileiict Ilie Ui-unUm-d'H Woe Tilt- Hum - Flrnd'n Mission I ti ll-lro- AH Gnoil A C'nll "lirl( lnu. Ifopyrlglit. I-ouls Klopsch. l!3. Washington. April SO. At this time, when the evils of the drink traffic lire being widely discussed and the movement for the abolition of the de grading and brutalizing canteen in our military camps is gaining many sup-' porters, this sermon by Dr. Talmage, . dealing with the broader aspects of the plague of intemperance, should cheer and inspire tho friends f temperance everywhere. His text is Exodu xi, C, "And thtre shall be a gieat cry thionghont all the land of Egypt." This was the worst of the ten plagues. ' The destroying angel at midnight flap- , ped his wing over the laud, and there ' was one dead in each house. Lamenta tion and mourning and woe through all Egypt That destroying angel has iled the earth, bnt a tar wor.-e has come. He sweeps through these cities. It is the destroying :ui:fi 1 of strong drink. Far worse-devastation wrought by this second than liy the first. The calamity in America worse than tho calamity in . Egpyf Thousands of the slain, millions of the slain. Xo arithmetic can calcn-1 late their number. Once upon a time fonr fiends met in the lost world. They resolved that, the . '. people of our earth were too happy, , and these fonr infermils came forth to our earth on embassy of mischief. The one fiend said, "I'll take charge of the vineyards." Another said, "I'll take charge of the grainfields." Another' said, "I'll take charge of the dairy. " Another said. "I'll Jake charge of the . music' The four fiends met in the great Sahara desert, with skeleton fin gers clutched each other in handshake , of fidelity, kissed each other goodhy ! with lip of blue Maine Hiid parted on their mission. 7 The fieiid of the vineyard came in one . bright morning amid the grapes and sat down on a root of twisted grapevine in 'sheer discouragement. The fiend knew ' not how to damage the vineyard, cr, , through it, how to damage the world. The grapes were so ripe and beautiful I and luscious. They bewitched the air j with their sweetness. There seemed to be so much health in every bunch, and while the fiend sat there in utter indig- j nation and disappointment he clutched a cluster and squeezed it in perfect . spite, and, lot his hand was red with the ; blood of the vineyard, and the fiend said: "That reminds me of the blood of broken hearts! I'll strip the vineyard, and I'll squeeze out all the juice of the grapes, and I'll allow the juices of the : giapes to stand until they rot, and I'll call the process fermentation.'-' And , there was a great vat prepaied, and people came with their cups and their pitchers, and. they dipped np the blood of the grapes, and they drank and drank and went away drinking.and they drank until they fell in long lines of death, so that when the fiend of the vineyard wanted to return to his home in the pit he stepped frou carcass to carcass and walked down amid a great causeway of the dead. LniiEbler ot tbc I'lcnd. Then the second fiend came into the grainfield. He waded chin deep amid the barley and the rye. He heard all the grain talking about bread and prosper . ous husbandry and thrifty homes. He thrnst his long arms into the grainfield, and he pulled up the grain and threw it into the water, and he made beneath it great fires fires lighted with a spark from his own heart and there were a grinding and a mashing and a stench, and the people came with their bottles, and they dipped up tho fiery liquid, and they drank, and they blasphemed, and they staggered, and they fought, and they rioted, and the murdered, and the fiend of the pit, the fiend of the grainfield, was so pleased with their be havior that he changed his residence from the pit to a whisky barrel, and there he sat by the door of the bunghole laughing in high merriment at the thought that ont of anything so harm less as the grain of the field ho might turn this world into a seeming pande monium. The fiend of the dairy saw the cows coming hemo from the pasture field, full uddered, and as the maid milked he said, "I'll soon spoil "all that mess; I'll add to it brandy, sugar and nut meg, and I'll stir it into a milk punch, and children will drink it and some of the temperance people will drink it, and if I can do them no more harm I'll give J them a headache, and then I'll hand them over to the mere vigorous fiends , of the Satanic delegation." And then j the fiend of the dairy leaped upon the shelf and danced untii the long row of shining milk-pans almost quaked. The Send of tho music entered a grogshop, and there were but few cus tomers. Finding few customers, he swept the circuit of the city, and he gathered up the musical instruments and after nightfall he marshaled a hand, and the trombones blew and the rymbals clapped and the drums beat and the bugles-called and the people cnlwded in. and they swung around in merry dance, each one with a wineglass in his hand, and the dauco became wilder and stronger, and rougher, until the room shook and tho glasses cracked and the floor broke and tho crowd drop ped into hell. Then the four fiends the fiend of the vineyard and of the grainfield and of the dairy and of the music hall went back to their home, and they held high . carnival because their work had been I so well done, and satan rosu from his ' throne and announced that there was no danger of thcearth's redemption so long as these four fiends could pay such' i tax to tKe diabolic And then all the j iiemous sou an me sprites anil ail tue fi'isds filled their glasses and clicked i them and cried: "Let us drink drinh to the everlasting prosperity of the liq uor traffic I Here's toWoe and darkness j and murder and death! Drink! Drink!"' Tlie 1'Iiikix- of IlrlnW. I But whether by allegory or by ap-1 palling statisitii this subject is present-j ed yon know as well as I that it is im possible to exaggerate the evils of strong drink. A plagnel A plagne! In the first place the inebriate snifers from the losf of a good name. God has so arranged il that no man loses his reputation except by his own act. The world may assault a man, and all the powers of darknesi may assault him they cannot cantur PLAGUE OF him so long as his heart is pure and hi: life is pure. .VII the liowers of cnrtl: and hell cannot take that Gibraltar Ii a man is right, all the lomhardiiient ot the world for 5. 10, 10, 40. years wili . only fctrengthen him in hi-- position. Sc ' that all yon have to do is to keep your self right. Xcver mind the world. Lei ' it say what it will. It can do yon nc damage. lSiit a- soon as it is whispeied. "He drinks." and it can he juuved. he begins to go down. What clerk can yet h position with Mich . a reputation: What store wauts hinii What church of God want" l.im for a member T What dying man wants him for an executor? "He drinks!" I stand before himdreds of young men and I Fay it not in Hat-; tery splendid voting men wln have their reputation as their only capital. Yonr father gave you a goodTedncution. or as good an education as he could afford to give you. IA: started yon in city life. He could fnmi-h yon nc mean-, but he ha- sniionnded you with Christian influences and a good memory ot the past. Xow. young man, under God you are with yonr own right arm to achieve yonr fortune, and as yon'i reputation is yonr only capital do not bring upon it suspicion by going in and out of liquor establishment- or by an odor of yonr breath or by any glare of your eye or by any unnatural flush on yonr cheeks. Yon lose your reputation and yon lose your capital. The Iitc!tria!eH Dcs-rradat ion. The inebriate tnffeis also in the fact that he loses his self respect, and when you destroy, a man's self respect there is not much left of him. Then u man will do things he would not do other wise, he will say things he would not say otherwise. The fact is. that man cannot stop or he would stop now. He is bound hand and foot by the Philis tines, and they have shorn his locks and pnt his eyes out and made him grind in tiie mill of a great horror. After he is three-fourths gone in this slavery the first thing he will he anxious to impress yon with is that he can stop at any time he wants to. His family become alarmed in regard to him, and they say "Xow, do stop this. After awhile it will get the mastery of you." "Oh, no!" he says. "I can stop at any time. I can stop now. 1 can stop tomorrow.' His most confidential friends say "Why, I'm afraid yon are losing yonr balance with that habit. You are going a little further than you can afford to go You had hetter stop. " "Oh, not" he says. "I can stop at any time. I can stop now. " He goes on further and fnr ther. He cannot stop. I will prove it He loves himself, and he knows never I theks that strong drink is depleting him in bodv, mind and Mini. lie knows he is going down; that he has less self : control, less equipoise of temper, than he used to. Why does he not stop! Becanse he cannot stop. I will piove it by going still fiurlipr. He loves his wife and children lb: sees that his habits are : bringing 'disgrace upon his home. The probabilities are they will ruin his wife t and disgrace his children. He sees all I this, and he loves them Why does he , not stop! He cannot stop. 1 had a very dear friend, generous to a fault. He had given thousands and ' tens of thousands of dollars to Bible so i cieties, tract societies, missionary soci eties, asylnms for the poor, the halt, the lame, the blind, the imbecile. I do not believe for 20 years anybody asked him for a dollar, '."0. or tjlOU for char ity but he gave it. I never heard of anvbody asking him for help but he di; - uijl uu iiujiiuiiii iiic iu,,i;x in n strong (irinik, ami ne went on oown went on down, savin; habit' plied down. His family implored him, : "Vou sire going too far in that Von had better stop. " He re- "I can stop any time. I am my own ma-ter. I can stop. He went on down. down. Jiis friends advised and cautioned him. He said: "Don't be afraid of me. I am my own master. I can stop now. I know what I am do ing." He went on down until he had the delirium tremens. On down until he had tho delirium tremens twice. Aft er the second time the doctor said:-"If yon ever have an attack like this again, you will die. You had better stop. " He said: "I can stop any time. I can stop now." He went oif down. He is dead. What slew him! Rum, rum! Among the last things he said was that he could stop any tine. He could not stop. 1'ciHer of tliesItuiiL Llrnftoii. Oh, my young friends. I want to tell you that there is a point in inebriation beyond which if a man go he cannot stop ! But sometimes 4 man will be more fntnk than that. A victim of strong drink said to a reformer: "It is impos sible for me to stop. .1 realizo it. But if j yon should tell mo I couldn't have a i flrink until tomorrow night unless I had , all mv linsers cut off. I would sav. . . . . 'Bring the hatchet and cut them off.' I had a very dear friend in Philadelphia whose nephew came to him and was talking about his trouble and .confessed it. He confessed he could not stop. My friend said, "You must stop. " He said "i can t stop, it there stood a cannon, and it was loaded, and there was a glass ot wine on the month of the can non, and I knew yon would fire if off if i I approached. I would start to get that j glass of wine. 1 nnist have it I can't get rid of this habit 1 can't get away t from it." Oh, it is awful for a mjiii to j wakenp and feel that he is a captive! I near mm soliloquizing, saying- "I mifjht havo stopped three months ago, but 1 can't stop. now. Dead, but not buried : 1 om a walking corpse I am nn apparition or wnat I onco was. 1 am a caged immortal and my soul beats against the wires of my cage n this A common expression is: The human race is grow- inr weaker and wiser." I'hat we are jrrowinjr weak- .' cr is proved hv the lame pr number of pale, thin and emaciated people mat we wiser may overcoming ml are lie proved by these disorders with Scott's the timelv Emulsion use of of Cod- liver Oil with Hvpophob- phites v nch gives strength, tunc hes tl le mood. tnvijror- ates the fat. nerves and lorms $-. and t.oo, all drugnts. SCOtT & liOWNt, Chcmuls, Xcw York. side and beats against the wires of my cage on the other side until there is blood on the wires and blood on the boul, but. I can't get out. Destroyed without remedy!" Again, 'the man snffers from the loss ; of usefulness. Do you know some of the men who have fallen into the ditch were once in the front rank in churches and in the front rank in reformatory institutions! Do you know they once knelt at the family altar and once car ried the chalice of the holy communion on sacramental days! Do you know they once stood in the pulpit and preach- ed the go-pel of the .Son of God? We will not forget the scene witnessed some years ago m my Brooklyn church when I a man rose in the midst of the audience, stepped into the aisle and walked up and down. Evervbodv saw that he was intoxicated. The ushers led him out. .and his poor wife ;took hi, :hat and ever- coat ami lonoweu nmi louieooor. . no was he! He had once been a mighty minister of "the gospel of Jesus Christ in a si-ter denomination, had often ', preached in this very city. What slew bini! Strong drink! Oh, what must be the feeling of a man who has destroved his capacitv for usefulness! Do not be ..... .. t-. , ftntfrr vith lliot inn,, I in Tint I, cm vnnr patience with him. Do not wonder if he says strange things and gets irritated easily in the family. He has the Pyre nees and the Andes and the Alp- on him. Do not try to persuade him that there is no fntnre punishment. Do not go in to any argument to prove to him that there is no hell. He knows there is. He is there now! Horror of Alcoholism. But he suffers also in the loss of yhys ical health. The older people in this au dience can remember Dr. Sewell going through this country electrifying great audiences by demou-tiatiug to them the effect of strong diink upon the hn man stomach. I am told he had eight or ten diagrams which he presented to the people, showing the different stages in the progress of the diea-e, and I am told tens of thousands of people turned- I back from that ulcerous sketch and swore eternal ab-tinence from all intox icants. God only knows what the drunkard suffers. Pain files on every nerve and travels every muscle and gnaws on every bone and stings with every poison and pnlls with every tor- ture. What reptiles crawl over his shiv ering limbs! What specters standby his midnight pillows! What groans tear the air! Talk of the rack, talk of the funeral pyre, talk of tjie Juggernaut he suffers them all at once. Seethe attendants stand back from , that ward in the hospital where the in ehriates are dying. They cannot stand it. The keepers come through it and say: "tlnsli up, now 1 stop making this noisel Be still! You are disturbing all the other patients. Keep still now!" Then the keepers pass on, and after they get past then the poor creatures wring thpir. hands and say: "O God! Help, help! Give lite rum, give me mm! OGodl Help! Take tho devils off of me! O God! 0 God!" And they shriek and they blaspheme and they cry for help and then they ask the keepers to slay them, saying: "Stab me, stran gle me, smother me! O God! Help, helpl Rum! Give me rum! O Godl Help!" They tear ont their hair by thq handful, and they bite their nails into the quick. This is no fancy pictnro. It is transpiring in a hospital at this mo- inent It went on last night while you dr,f .t1 nirt,-, tor. flo 41, o te 41, a oath some of yon will die unless you stop. I see it coming. God help you to ; stop before you go so far that you can not stop. , DcMiiuller of Home. But it plagues a man also in the loss of home. I do not care how much he loves his wife and children, if this habit gets the mastery over him he will do the most outrageous things. If need be, in ordt'i- to get strong drink he would sell them all into everlasting captivity. There are hundreds and thousands of homes that have been utterly blasted , of it. I am speaking of no abstraction. Is there anything so disastrous to a man for this life and for the life to I come V Do yon tell me that a man can be happy when he knows ho is breaking ' his wife's heart and clothing his chil dren with rags? There are little chil-. ! dren in the streets today, barefooted, unkempt, uncombed, want written on even- jiatchof their faded dress and on , cyery wrinkle of their prematurely old , countenance, who would have been in the house of God this morning as well clad as yon had it net been that strong drink drove their parents down into , penury and then down into tho grave. i Oh, rum, rum, thou dcspoiler of homes, thou foe of God, thou recruiting officer of the pit, I hate thee! JJat my subject takes a deeper tone when it tells yon that the inebriate snf- fers the loss of the soul. The Bible in- timates that if we go into the future world niiforgiven the appetites and pas- , I sions which were regnant here will tor ment us there. I suppose when the ine briate wakes np in the lost world there will be an infinite thirst clawing upon ' him. In this world he could get strong . drink. However poor he was in this ' , Wcrld, he could beg or he could steal o j tents to get a drink that would for a little while slake his thirst, bnt in cter ' nity where will the rum come from? Dives wanted one drop of water, but i could not get it. Where will tho inebri ate get the draft he so much requires, so much demands? No one to brew it. Xo one to mix it. No one to pour it. i No one to fetch it. Millions of worlds ! now for the dregs that were thrown on tho suwdusted floor of the.iestaurant. Millions of worlds now for the rind tlung out from the punch bowl of au eai tlily banquet. Dives called for water. The inebriate calls for rum. I.oolc Not I'iioii the Wine-. If a fiend from the lost world should i come up on a mission to a grogshop , and. having finished the mission in the grogshpp. should come back, taking on the tip of his wing one drop of alcoholic beverage, what excitement it would ' make all through the world of the lost, ! and, if that one drop of alcoholic bevrr age sliould drop from the wing of the fiend npo. the tongue of the inebriate, how he would spring up and cry: "That's it! That's it! Bum! Hum.! That's it!" And all the cavern of the lost would echo with the cry: "Give it tome! Bum! Rum!" Ah, iny frieiuK the inebriate's sorrow in the next world will not be tho ahsenco of God or holi ness or light; it will be the absence of rum. "Look not upon tho wino when it is red, when it moveth itself aright in the cup, for nt the last it biteth like a serpent, and it stingeth like an adder." - Tri-Tr"-' :v,.TTr'i''',-c';iTiim'- flushed with perfect health and strength, said, as she exhibited with pride her baby, "I must confess that my present health and the almost phenomenal de velopment and good health of baby are due to the use of Pahst Malt Extract, The "Best" Tonic. The necessity of feeding the child was such a tax on me at first that I became nervous, weak and exhausted. "Best" Tonic was recommended. I tcok it and began to build at once. Baby began to 6how the effects within a week. I continued its use for months, un- til I went out into the country and neglected to take my tonic tJ? me- . X lost fifteen pounds gJEj SSSSSS" tngiSOme three weeks ago, r gave aj,am -jeen taking "Best" Tonic. I have gained six pounds and the little one is again progress- Ing. Justthink.heisnine- Jen months old, weighs B2 pounds, aud I have not weuueu mtu vet. - Let every mother apply this to her own experience and at least give the "Best" Tonic a trial, if not for her own sake, for that of her child. Let her provide for baby as nature says every mother should. To produce magnificent children was a supreme aim among the Greeks, those" lovers of perfection in those rigid ath letic exercises which' aggrandized the glory of the body. For without a perfect body how can a Irabe at' once begin to fight the battle of existence with con quering energy, or how derive those elements of hardiness, puro blood, calm nerves and bright mind, if the mother is not prepared, helped and insured against too great weakness, given the X have seen very good results 1 from the prolonged use of your Malt Extract. The "Best" Tonic, and I find the' prepara tion very beneficial, especially for nursing women. DR. F. BECKEIt-LAURICH. New York, N.Y. I find Pabst Malt Extract a very good tonic, and hare or dered several of my patients to get a case of it. I shall keep ordering it for my patients as long as I And it benefits them as much as it has. -. F. J. HASTINGS, M. D. Boston, Mass. My wife has beRim to take Pabst Malt Extract, and it seems to have benefited her When I see this plague, in the land, and when 1 see this destroying angel sweeping acro-s onr great cities, I am sometimes indignant and sometimes hu miliated. When a man asks me, "What are yon in favor of for tho subjugation of this evil?" I answer, "I am ready for anything that is reasonable." Yon ask me, "Are yon in favor of Sons of Temperance?" Yes. "Are you in favor of good .Samaritans?" Yes "Are yon in - favor of Good Templars?" Yes. "Are you in favor of prohibitory lav."?" Yes. "Are you in favor of the pledge?" Yes. Combine all the influences O Christian reformers and philanthropists! Com bine them all for the extirpation of this evil. Thirst 3I- He lu(-lielii-il. Thirty women in otio of the western states banded together and with .'m especial ordination from God they went forth to tho work and shut up all the grogshops of a largo village. Thirty women, with their song and witli their prayer, and if 1,(100 or 2,000 Christian men and women with an especial ordi nation from God should go forth feeling the responsibility of their work and I discharging their mission, they could' in any city shut up all the grogshops. But I must not dwell on generalities; I must come to specifies. Are yon astrav? If there is any sermon I dis like, it is a sermon on generalities. I want jifrsonalties. Are you astray? Have you gone so far you think you can not get back? Did I say a few moments ago that a map might go to a point j in inebriation where he could not stop? Yes, I said it, and I reiterate it. Bnt I want you nl.-o to understand that whiM tho man -himself, of his own strength, cannot stop, God can stop any man. You have only to lay hold of the strong arm of the Lord God Almighty. He can stop you. Msjny summers ago Iweut over to New York one Sabbath even ing our church not yet being open for tho autumnal services. I went into a room in tho Fourth ward. New York, where a religious service was being held for reformed drunkards, and I ' heard a revelation that night that I had never heard before loor20meustand- ing np and giving testimony such as I , had never heard given. " They not only i. testified that their hearts had Lcen changed by the grace of God, bnt that the grace of God had extinguished their thiist. They went on to say that they had reformed at different times before, but immediately fallen, because they were doing the whole work in their own "strength. "But as soon as we gave our hearts to God," they said, "and tho love of the Lord Jesus Christ has come. into onr soul the thirst has all gone. Wc have no more disposition for ' strong drink." Warning: to Driiiiktiril.q. It was a new revelation to me. and I have proclaimed it again and again in . the- hearing of thoso who have far gone I astray and I stand here today to tell you that the grace of the Lord .Tcsua Christ cannot only save yonr soul, but save your body. I look off today upon ' the desolation. Sonic of you arc so far I on in this habit, although there may i bo no ontwaid indications of it von never have staggered along the street tho vast majority of people do not know that yon stimulate, but God knows, and you know, and by human calcula tion there is not one chance out of five thousand that you will ever be stopped. Beware! There aro some of yon who are my warm pu'sonttl friends to whom I must say that miles yon quit this evil habit within teu years; as to your body, you will lie down in. a drunkard's grave and, as to your immortal soul, you will lie down in a drunkard's hell! It is a hard thing to say, but it is true, and I utter the warning lest I havo your blood upon my soul. Dewarel As today you open the door of your wine floret let the decanter Ijash that word sgthe Easy Food ii'rivx c,asy co j3uy liasy to Uook, 3 Easy to Eat, jp Easy to Digest. JTtyiaker Oats M fetSj- At all grocers :n 2-lb. pkg's. KOIt HAIiK-Ton K-I-l'-A-N-H for 5 cents nt druggists. Ono Klves rollot. MflTHFC mm:ljm mm Ssi &g$t MS Au : i 'j aanr-i fete MBPLJr right sustenance, and kept in a position of ease, happy thought, pleasing sensa tions and good sound slumber? Hun dreds of children are puny, slow, with nerveless Eupine motions and unintelli gent countenances, because the mother was forced to put all her energies into the power to bear them, without the strength besides to give them the vital How of sturdv health. Habitual use of Pabst Malt Extract, The "Best" Tonic, makes rich and pure blood, strengthens tho bones and muscles, and adds to the development of the perfect form, a glow ing vitality in the mother, which aids her not only to bear, but build. ! already, though she has not i talten enough yetto expect any great improvement. She has taken a great deal of malt and thinks that, on the whole, Pabst's is the best In reality as well as In name. I shall surely . prescribe The "Best" Tonic In cases where a malt extract is indicated. G.W.HUSE.M.D. ' Dorchester, Mass. upon your soul, "Beware!" As you pour out the beverage let the foam nt the-top-spell out the word, "Beware 1" i In the great day of God's judgment, when a hundred million drnnkards shall ' come up to get their doom, I want yon ' to testify that this day, in love of your soul and in fear of God, I gave you warning in regard to that influence j which has already been felt in your home, blowing out some of its lights-1- premonition of the blackness of dark- ' nets forever. Oh, if you could only hear intemper ance with drunkards' bones drumming on tho lop of the wine cask the "Dead March" of immortal souls, you would , go home and kneel down and pray God that rather than your children should ever become tho victims of this evil habit you might earn- them out to the cemetery and pnt them down in the last slumber, waiting for the-flowers of spring to come over the grave sweet prophecies .of the resurrection! God hath a balm for such a wound, but what flower of comfort ever grew on the blasted heath of a drunkard's sepnlcher? .Proving His Alf.Kiition. Brown You only 50 ? That's a good 'me! White My daughter says she'is only 2(i, and she was born two years after I was married, and 1 was married at 22. Fignro it ont for yourself. Boston Transcript. dilutee For Sillily. He had been studying the lines of her hand for several minutes. "I'm deeply interested in palmistry," he said at last. '.'Perhaps von would like to have a hand for practice," she suggested. That is how ho secured hern. Chica go Post. 111k IntoreHt. "I want to see the airship an estab lished factor in our everyday life," re marked the skeptic. "Yon think it would be :i particular ly useful institution ':" 0c; I'd like lo live that lonj; That's nil." Washington Htar. ! lie "I (old him journalist." Kigali! Term. hi: was a rising younj. "Oh, why did yoir want to discour age him that way' Whydidn't you say he promised fairly well as a newspaper man and thus Halter him a little'" Chicago Post. Settled. yon Khakespcare "1 tell number." is a back ; "Ut'conisehois. If his plays amount ed tu anything, somo Chicago man would comcout and claim that, he wrote them first." Chicago News. The C.vnU- AKllln. r.i 'ft - iw , r Tho Despondent Amorist It's no -rood, old man; she says that her da cision is irrevocable Tho Cheerful Cynic Then cheer up. my hoy! A woman who has theiiudaci ty to make srnch a statoment ns that can't possibly know her own miuill Puuch Trowbridge's Chocolate Velvet Chips THE BEST! FOR 8ALC DY i All First-CIass Con- j fectloners, Drug and Qrocers. :1s ts QyyM Texans Who Wanted to Keep a , Smallpox Epidemic FREE SHOOTING OX ALL SIDI. L'nele Slim Soldier Cnlleil Ont to .Asslnt the Dovtor In Milking the People Take Their Medicine u Preserilied. A new doctor recently went to Laredo, Tex., who did not know that the natives prefer smallpox to any sort of interfcr eneo with their idea of life. The doctor notiliod the tnto-board of health and re ceived instructions to make -a houe to house iiHKi-tion of the town and scrape the arin of all jier.-on who seeinei! in mill or that sort of irritation. lie secured live assistants and started out. When the virus Ix-Kiin to "take," the town got sore on the doctor and hi- assistant-; ami laid for him with i-lulis. But the doctor had another card up his sleeve. lie ordered the removal of tho obstreperous to the de tention hospital. Then the eireus began in earnest, and gun plays Ixiuuio frequent. A pos-o went the rounds with tho ambulance in which su-pec-ts were removed, and on the second trip the as-i-tant city marshal was shot down. Then tho Ranpcr were called away from that board funco to guard the ambulance. That was an invitation to scrap that no native Texan could ignore, anil mi formidable were the preparations made, to wipe out the Hangers that the mayor derided to sii-pcnd operations in order to prevent a ma-snere. But there was no let up on the part of that doctor. lie kept after the state board of health, and finally, through tho instru mentality of that body, -Uncle Sam sat into tho frainel He drew a handful of spades and played his Tenth cavalry to beat overythinjr in sight. Tho ambulance wa sent ont again with an escort of troop ers and rangers. They were fired upon", and the captain of the rangers fell. Then the troopers let go, and tho mob scattered thoso ot them that- wcro able to get nwav. One of the leaders of tho mob was killed. Having had its little bit of excitement and expressed its opinion of the proceed ings, tho town has now quieted down. Acting Assistant Surgeon Hamilton has Tr.OOrS QUKLLINO ASTIVACCIXE UIOTS. sent his report to the government at Washington, and in iF ho says, among other things: "Although this city had been mapped into districts and physicians appointed to each district-to vaccinate all persons not recently vaccinated, theie aro a large number unvacciuated and therefore fuel for tho epidemic now in our midst. "I have often advised authorities to issue some law compelling vaccination by force if necessary; also that they should Isolate these cases more perfectly. They created no law compelling vaccination and forcibly taking of persons to the pest house or detention camp until I returned from Guerrero, Mexico. I found then tliere had been an alarming Increase in the number of cases reported,' hut I am still in doubt as to the correctness of the reports, as the cases reported do not cor respond with the number now on hand. ''Vi'o shall know tho exact -number on hand in two days, as by that timo all tho eases will havo !een moved into tho pest- house by force. Tho state health officer, as I wired vou, took charge, and ho had to call oa United States troops for assist ance, as the people would not be removed. The assistant city marshal was wounded .while trying to keep an ambulance at work, and the ambulance had to stop, as there was too much excitement, and the moo was large mm ueynmi tue control ot . the Texas rangers and city police Tho ' statu health oflicer needed mora force, and ' ono troop of the Tenth United States cav , airy was put nt the scrvjeo of tho mayor. "When the ambulance recommenced to ' limvn out paticnt, the mob again became 1 uncontrollable, and the captain of tho htatu "rangers was wounded and ono of the leaders of the mob killed and several oth i rrs wounded. The Hoops were called upon 1 and responded at once, cleared tho streets, itid there has been no disturbance since. 'Notwithstanding all this trouble the vaccinating corps, of winch I took charge for a thorough house to house inspection and vaccination, have had very littlo op position. There have been about 12 to 15 1 refusals, which had to bo reported, iirret 1 cd and then vaccinated; othcrwisonotrou t hip. Thcro havo been jnoro than 1,:!00 vac j ciliated orrovaccinated since I commenced, and there would have been nioro only I ' had nij" corps stop work when lighting ' was going on, for fearsome of them might ! be injured." WAITER AND WATCHMAKER, ' " Vim nnd DoniM In the Career ot Count -wilt I.nriseli. ......l l.-.l ..... ...1 ,...,. I ..hI.i.Ii 1.3 .'i" I ,, ,. r , ..i i. .. ..:....,. ....... it,., .ru... " -- " ' V ", - " """ ! .m;u juri, tiuiiu, 111 ii unit; suw i. East Houston street, a few doors from Ilroadwav, where he is known a.i IMmund i Heincoko, tho watchmaker. In a few months he will Imj nhlo to re sume tho title and rank widely ho lost rvhen ho was exiled from his native land for a fatal aa-ault upon a superior ofitccr. Tho (iennan war ollieo has sent word nfllcinlly that tho count is to bo recalled from exile and restored to rank. Tho commander whom Von I-arlsch killed was Count von I'ontta, a German nobleman of Polish origin. As Is usual with very young men, Von Larisch was susceptible, and it was soon rumored that ho had fallon desperately in love with tho beautiful Counters von Armln llultzon- burg, whose estates joined those ot Aiajor von Ponita. It was tho custom for tho ofllccrs to , 4ig,' jn pp I BJ II I. HI sSi Mm m. When death has laid its cold and re lentless hand upon a kind and loving husband, the wife cannot be blamed for ask ing: herself if all her years of de votion and work and helpfulness wera worth the M. while, when it comes so soon to this tragic end. ' If men would only take the most com- I mon sense precautions against the en- croachments of ill-health, there would be j fewer houses of mourning, and fewer women left alone almost helpless before , the battle of life is half over. A man's liver and stomach are twiu machines that I work together, either to make ot unmake. , If they work wrong-, they deplete and poison hi-4 blocd. Impure and impover ished blood mean sickness and death. If they work right, they purify and enrich ; the blood. A man whose blobd is rich and pure, and whose liver is active cannot well be unhcalthv. Headaches, biliousness, in- digestion and costivenes. which men gen erally disregard, are Nature's warnings that the twin- mechanism, stomach and liver, is working against, instead of for him. Dr. Pierce's Golden Medical Discov-cp- is the best medicine to use under these circumstances. It creates appetite, cor rects all disorders of the digestion, invigor ates the liver and fills the arteries with rich, red, healthy blood. As an invigorat ing, restorative tonic, it is far superior to all the malt extracts. It is the great blood maker and flesh-builder. It does not build sicklv, flabby fat as cod liver oil does, but the firm, muscular tissues of health. "For the la.t nine yeans, writes William Jtiller. lisq., of 651 Jluibercy Street. Reading-, Ta.. "I have -been very poor in heaUli. I suf fered -with a running sore leg. I tried many lsind of different medicines, and doctors with out relief. Then I used three bottles of Golden Medical Discovery and can say that I am en tirely cured. I can now do as good a day's work as the next man. v Unfailable Dr. Pierce's Pleasant Pellets for constipation and biliousness. meet in the casino tit Rtlzwcdel, and 011 the evening of May 22, ISoti, Von Larisch and tho commanding officer were smoking in the cafe. Without provocation JIajor ,von PonitJi made somo remarks derogatory to the character "of Von Iarisch's sweetheart. Von Jarisch was restrained by his friends from taking notice of the superior officer's words. On the following morning, during drill, Major von Ponitn took occasion frequent ly to reprimand Von Iirisch without cause, obviously with tho intention of irritating him to a point beyond his con trol. Von Ponita succeeded at last in provok ing tho younger man beyond his endur ance. As he uttered some particularly in sulting remarks the lieutenant threw his glove in the major's face, and tho latter instantly rushed at Von Xrisch with his drawn sword. From tho outlet it was plain that JIajor von Ponita intended to make tho fight one for life or death. At tho first onslaught ?-' er a Wt ,. Vs . sS ,.,Uitf v.t.i5 n ; PW" WA S, 'Mr ? ' zicn . w MMfm TRAGIC 1IKATII OF COUNT VOX roSITA. he tried to run his sword through his ad versary's throat, but tho point of thewcap- i on went too hisrh and wounded the lieti- t tenant's eye. The second thrust was also aimed at rhe throat. This time the major's sword Etruck Von ijarisch'a mouth, hewing out several teeth. As Von Ponita could not instantly withdraw his sword Von Larisch thrust ' his saber through the major's breast. Count von Ponita fell from his horse dead. The sword' thrust through his heart settled accounts between inferior and su perior olticcrs. Von I-arisch dashed furiously awny and in the tumult escaped arrest. Urging his horse to the utmost speed, ho reached the gate of a castle lielonging to a friend, miles from the scene of tho tragedy. The poor faithful licast fell dead as his master dismounted. Vou Lnri.sch told his story and was pro; vided with a new horse, his wounds wero bound up, and he managed to -reach tho frontier. In tho autumn of lS5(i Von Iarisch, under the naino of l-'diuund Ileineckc, which he bears at present, sailed from Calais on the Dutch .sailing vessel Thckla, arriving in Xcw Orleans after n long voy age. Withont knowledge of the country or the language atld with little money tho German no'deuiau soon found himself penniless and seeking work. lie went from place to placo looking for employ ment. Ho was Jinally reduced to snch straits that ho accepted a position us dish washer ill tho French market restaurant in Xcw Orleans. He worked, so well and appeared so in- f7' mfflpiw "' ? ? ik GtSsHKT telligcnt that the patrons of tho restaurant I relieve 111s lemoie cougu, gave niu.a became interested in him, and ono of. them little of Brazilian Balm, bceing iu-..ir,-,.i ..i. it,.:..i... i.i.. . i.. wonderful eftect. the doctor advised its .watchmaking. Ho was an apt pupil and' ibccainoa skilled workman. Tho decree of the Oerman court martial' in tho Von IirNch case had been that the i voting nohleman was banished for '.liiciuiiicuiunuiK. ii juuSo s..u. years; his name, title: and estates were taken away Von Lari.-ch heard tire vcr diet before he left X'ew Orleans. His only remark was, "I shall try to bear my fate with courage." He has done so. Kuelire nn Old l'reneli Ciime. Kuehrois the ancient French gamoof: triomphe. Tho early French ' settle.tsa I Drought tho game to America and played ic witn a cards-. ard- As commonly played In y today "i cards are Used in ' this country four handed games. Tho books generally clvo Sri cards as tho proper number, but tnati numuer is not justillcd by American usage. Previous to tho .sixteenth century every physician in Europe wore a rinjr ou his finger as an indication of his profession. CANDSES Fresh Every Day-Home Made-Extra Fine Strictly Pure Also line line of fancy candies. Let us furnish your baked goods CLARK & OO. "" -s. laas. Main s-fc. J. 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YOU We carry thelargestauilmustcoin pleto line of foipign and domestic brands of cigars at stll prices to be found in Akron; also a full line of smoker's articles. Our goods are the best to be found in the market. 161 S. Howard St. Arcade Eldg. Tel. 768. A. ADAIVISON ..FOUNDRY.. Machine & Pattern Works. Castings of every description In Iron and brass for structural machine or mold work. Machine and pattern work. Phone Ml Cor Exchange and Water Sts. t.'.VNTKD Caso of had health the R-I-P-A-X-S will not beueUt. Send cents to Kipaus Chemical Co.. New York, for 10 samples nnd UHi testimonials. OiiSUHiiiiion Citron. ROUGHT BACK FROM THIJ GRAVE "Last November Mr. Joseph James painter, of 325 W. Fearl St., Indianapo lis, Ind., was at death's door with quick consumption. Wasted to a skeleton; his lungs a mass of ulceration; h?t der.th was hourly a-.tiitud by hts'docto. nnd family. He was kept tit a constant tupor with opium. A lrieud, thinfcic- -ontimd use Mr. janics soon aiter dismisseu tu doctor, ami depended on tue '.aim alone, "lis recovery wts "? ""- complete, and m February us iittl his weight greater than ot a.y time in his life. His recovery is rer,r.le'l as biost a niiracl'' tfECl"- C.J'-A li-WIL S. i consnt! otiou bew .ri of cough mix- tures and prescript! .nu that contain ipiiim. Opium parali7jsthe nerves. mil gives me comma or.ciuus a giou -haucc to destroy the lungs. It is alwavs fatal. 1'raziliau Balm does not contain i trace of any opiate, but stimti l.tcs t'. .icrv-.s with new life and power, Jes.tr-.iyi the microbe, aud restores all that is I ;ft of the disersed lungs to a sound and healthy state wnich no other remedy ha"s ever been known to rc-wa-ttisb. apvursk (8KS5'..,ss t!WWW A wwBai5Uja.