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WELLINGTON EN ERPRISE, WEDNESDAY, APRIL 14, 1886. in J v TALMAGE'S 'SERMON. Thirteenth Dlaoourae of the Series on "The Marriage Ring." . The Trial! of Modern Housekeeplnf Tht Welrrht of Kenpoallilllty Attend ug 1 1 Foroed Economy and the Pangs of Non-Appreclatldn. i Rev. T. DeWItt Talmage. having re. turned rroiu bis Western trip, occupied the pulpit of the- Brooklyn Tabernacle for the delivery of his thirteenth discourse of xth "Marriage Ulii" series, the subject of I wincn was "The 1'rials of Housekeeping," lanta toe text: Iiord, dost Thou not cure that mv ulster (hafh left me to serve alone? Old her, there fore, that she help me. Luke z, 40. j ' Yonder Is a beautiful village homestead. ! The loan of the house is dead, and his I ( . wid'iw Is taking; care of the premises, f jf Thin Is the widow Martha of Bethany. Yea. I will show you also the pet of the household. This is Mary, they oungHr sis. i ter, with a biok under her arm, and her j having no appearance of anxiety aid fsPturbatlon. Company has come. Christ stands, outside the door, and, of course, wre is a Rood deal of ezoitement inside V door. The disarranged furniture Is Ae.tlly pot aside, and the hair is brushed bawk, and the dresses are adjusted as well "m ; mw w mv duu. a .....v tu j n II I, U 1 ai I'll it an Iji tMtd to these matters. They did not I keap Christ standing at the door until thev 1 1 1' were newly appareled or nntll they had I ;l elaborately arranged their tresses, then I ? i eewing out with their affected surprise I Al' as though thev had not heard the two or three previous knock rigs, saying: "Why, la that you?" flo. They were larilon, and wote always taresentable, although tliey may not have always had on their best, for none of us always nave on our boit; if we did, our best would not be worth having on. Tbey throw open the door and greet Christ. They say: "Good-morning. Master; come in. and be seated." Christ did not come alone; He had a group of friends with Him, and such an Influx of city visitors would throw any countrv home Into )B)rturbatlon. I suppose also the walk from (be city had been a good appetiser. The dtcben department that day was a very tiportant department, and I suppose at Martha bad no sooner greeted the (uests than the fled to that room. Mnry Hid no anxiety about household affairs. 3 1. L.jI ..11 a I . .1 1 J jug unu iuii vuuiiiiviiuo mat oinrinn coilltl ': tjet np the best dinner In Botbnny. 8lie I -enmed to say: "Now lot us have adl- Ision of labor. Martha, you cook, and I'll ;t down and be good." 80 you have often ten a great difference between two sisters. "here is Martha, bard-working, pain-itak- 4t, a good manager, ever inventive of pe new pastry, or discovering some- Jhg In the art of cooking and housekeep' (V. mere is Mary, also, ronl of conver- ion, literary, so engagea inaoepques ins of ethics the has no time to attend to a ntiA.flftna nt 1. nn Vi .1 . I- I. ) I In. Mary Is in the parlor with Christ. 1 on. IE tna Is in the kitchen. It would have n better if they had divided the work, then they could have divided the op- iinltT of ttitpnlnir to Jean.? htit Mtirv K iopolise Christ while Martha swelters I. tie Ore. It was a very Important thing 1 they should have a good dinner that , t,nnsi was nungry, ana ne nia not A hiv. a InTlirimia -nUptRlnmant t3-J,"THei TTthrduty had devolved upon ft ry, what a repast that would have jd- But something went wrong In the 1 hen. Perhaps the fire would not burn, 1 ar ia bread would not tiaka. or Martha Ided her hand, or something was burned that onght to have been made brown; manna lost ner patience, ana for- Ug the proprieties of the occasion, besweated brow, and, perhaps, with er in one band and tongs In other, she rushes out of the en Into the presence of Christ, g "Lord, dost thou not oare my sister hath left me to serve Christ scolded not a word. If !! icoldlng, I should rather have hit g than anybody else's blessing. wee nothing acerb. He knew Martha most worked herself to death to get in something to eat, and to he throws a ' ' ,rld of tenderness Into bis tntonatlon at , tseems to say: "My dear woman, do not , , TTi M dinner go; tit down on this coman oesiue nary, your younger suver. fartba, Martha, thou art careful and tron led about many things, bat one thing is needful." At Martha throws open that kitchen door, I look In and see a great many household perplexities and anxie ties. First, there Is the trial of non-apprecia tion. That is what made Martha so mad with Mary. The younger sister had no estimate of her older si-ter's fatigues. As now, men bothered with the auxieties of the store, and office, and shop, or coming from the Stock Exchange, tbey say when they get home: "Ob, you ought to be In our factory a little while; yon ought to have to manage eight, or ten, or twenty subordinates, and then you would know what trouble and anxiety are!" Oh, sir I the wife and the mother has to conduct at the tame time a university, a clothing es tablishment, a restaurant, a laundry, a library, while the Is health oQoer, police and president of her realm. She most do a thousand things, and do them well, In order to keep things going smoothly; and so her brain and bar nerves are taxed to the utmost I know there are housekeepers who axe so fortunate that they eaa tit la an arm-chair In tht library, or lie on tht be I lated pillow, and throw off all the oar upon subordinates who, having Urge wages and great experience, oan attend to - all of the affairs of the household. Those I are the exception. I am speaking this ' mnrnln of the Treat mass of housekeen- J I . I . A. 1 1 1. - . 1 i erevne woiueu vu wuum m .m uast and who, at thirty years of age, look at though they were forty, and at forty look as though they were fifty, and at fifty look aa though tbfey were sixty. The fallen at Chalons, and Austerllts, and Gettysburg, rtnd Waterloo, are small number oom red with the slain la the great Anna eddon of the kitchen. Yon go out to the noetery, and yon will tee that the tomb ones all read beautifully poetic; but If lose tombstones would speak the truths, lousands of them would say i "Here lies i woman killed by too much mending, d sewing, and baking, and scrubbing, td scouring; the weapon with which the H HMfl WH . uivuiu, vr m -awing uia- neora ladle." Yen think, obi man the world, that you have all the oarM anxieties. If the cares and anxieties ihe household should oome upon you for one weel, you would be a fit can didate for Bloomingdale I mean insane asylum. The half-rested housekeeper arises In the morning. She must have the morning repast prepared at an irrevoca ble hour. What if the Are will not light; what if the marketing did not come; what it the clock has stopped no matter; she must have the morning repast at an Ir revocable hour. Then the children must be got off to school. What if their gar ments are torn ; what if they do not know their lessons; what if they have lost a hat or sash they must be ready. Then yon have all the diet of the day, and perhaps of several days, to plan; but what If the butcher has sent meat unniasticable, or the grocer has sent articles of food adul terated, and what if some piece of silver be gone, or some favorite chalice be Cracked, or the roof leak, or the plumbing tail, or any one of a thousand things oo cur you must be ready. Spring weather comes, and there must be a revolution In the family wardrobe; or autumn oomes, and you must shut out the northern blast; but what if the moth ha- preceded you to the chest; what if, during the year, the children have outgrown the apparel of last year; what If the fashions have changed. Your house must be an apothe cary's shop; It must be a dispensary; there must be medicines for all sorts of ailments something to loosen the croup something to cool the burn something to poultice the Inflammation something to sileuce the Jumping tooth some thing to soothe the ear a be. You must be In half a dosn places at the same time, or you must attempt to be. If, under all the wear and tear of life, Martha makes an impatient rush upon the library or drawing room, be patient, be lenient. Ot woman, tbouirh I may fail to stir up an appreciation in the souls of others in regard to your household tolls, let me as sure you, from the kindness with whloh Jesus Christ met Martha, that he appreci ates all your work from garret to cellar; and that the find of Dolmrnh, and Han nah, and Abigail, and grandmother Lois, and Rlira'ieth Lois, and Klisabetb Frey, and llunnah More Is the Qod of tlia houe keeper. Jesus was never married that he might lie the espeelnl friend and confidante ot a whole world of troubled womanhood. I blunder; Christ was married. The Bible says that the Church is the Lamb's wife, and that makes me know that all Christian women have a right to go to Christ and tell him of their annoyances and trouble, since by hi oath of conjugal fidelity he is sworn to sympathise. George Herbert, the Christian poet, wrote two or three verses on this subject: The snrvnnt hy this cliuse ' Makes rtrud !ry divine Who sx e' p- " r iotn, as for thy laws Makes this an l the actli n fine. Again, there Is the trial of severe econ omy. Nine hundred and ninety-nine households out of the thou'and. are sub jected to It some under more and some under less stress of circumstances. Es pecially If a man smoke very expensive cigars, and takes very costly dinners at the restaurants, he will be severe in de manding domestic economies. This is what kills tens of thousands of women attempting to make Ave do the work of seven dollars. How the hills come InT The woman is the banker of the household; she is the president, the cashier, the teller, the discount clerk; and there is a panto every few weeks! This thirty years war against high prices, this perpetual study of economies, this life-long attempt to keep the outgoes less than the Income, ex hausts millions ot housekeepers. Ol my sister, this is part of the divine disci pline. If it were best for you, all you would have to do would be to open the front windows and the ravens would fly In ith food; and after you had baked fifty times from the barrel in the pantry, the barrel, like the one of Zarepath, would be full; and the shoes of the children would last at long at the shoes ot the Israelites In the wilderness forty years. Beside that, this Is going to make heaven the more attractive in the contrast. Tbey ever hunger there, and consequently there will be none ot the nuisances of catering for appetites. And In the land of the white robe they never have to mend anything, and the air In that hill country makes everybody well. There are no rents to pay; everybody owns his own house, and a mansion at that. It will not be so great a change for you to have a chariot In heaven If you have been In the habit of riding In this world. It will not be so great a change for you to alt down on the bank of the river of life, if in this world yon had a country seat; but if you have walked with tired feet in this world, what glorious change to mount celestial equipage; and If your life on earth was domestlo martyrdom, 01 the joy of an eternity in which you shall have nothing to do except what you choose to do. Mar tha has had no drudgery for eighteen centuries I I quarrel with the theologians who want to distribute all the thrones of heaven among the John Knoxes, end the Hugh Latimers, and the Thehan Legion. Borne of the brightest ' thrones of heaven will be kept for Christian housekeepers, 01 what a change from here to there from the time when they put down the rolling-pin to when they take up the scepter. If Cbatsworth Park and the Vanderbilt mansion on Fifth avenue were to be lifted Into the Celestial City, tbey would be considered uninhabitable rook eries, and glorified Lasarut would be ashamed to be going In and out of either of them. There are many housekeepers who eoald get along with their tolls If It were not tor slcknees and trouble. The fact Is one-half of the women of the land are more or less Invalids. The mountain lass, who has never had an ache or pain, may consider household toll inconsiderable, and toward evening she) may, skip away miles to the fields and drive home the cattle, and she may until ten o'clock at night fill the house with laughing racket; but 01 to do the work of life with worn-out constitution when whooping-cough hae been raging for tlx weeks In the household, making the night as sleepleet as the day that Is not so easy. Perhaps this oomes after the nervee have been shattered by some be reavement that hat left desolation In every room of the bouse, and set the crib in the garret, because the occupant- hae been hushed Into slumber which needs no mother's lullaby. Oh I the could provide for the whole group a great t eal better than she can for part of the froup, now the rest are gone. Though you may teh her God Is taking care of '-nose who are gone, It It mother-like to brood both flocks; and one wing she puts over the flock In the house, and the other wing she puts over the (look In the grave. There Is nothing but the old-fashioned religion of Jesus Christ that will tea 'il."i r r y woman through the trials of home life. AI first there may be a romance or a novelty that will do for a .substitute. The mar. riage hour has . just pa-sed, and the per. plexlties of the household are more than atoned by tbe Joy of being together, and ' by the fact that when it is late tbey do not have to discuss the question as to whether It is time to go. The mishaps of the house hold, instead of being a matter of anxiety and reprehension, are a matter of raerri' ment the loaf ot bread turned into a geo logical specimen; the slushy custards; the jaundiced or measly biscuits. It is a very bright sunlight that falls on the cutlery and the mantol ornaments ot a new home. But after awhile the romance is all gone. and then there is something to be prepared for tht table that the hook called "Cookery Taught in Twelve Lessons" will not teach. The raooipt for making it is not a handful of this, a cup of that, and a spoonful of something . else. It is not something sweetened with ordinary condiments, or flavored with ordinary Savors, or baked In ordinary ovens. It is Hie loaf of domestic happiness; and all the Ingredients come down from Heav en, and the fruits are plucked from the tree of life, and It is sweetened with the new wine of the kingdom, and it is baked in the oven of home trial. Solomon wrote out of his own experience. He had a wretched home. A man can not be happy with two wives, much less six hundred; and hj says, writing out of his own expe rience: "Better is a dinner of herbs where love In, than a stalled ox and hatred there with." How great are the responsibilities of housekeepers. Sometimes an indigestible article of food, by its effect upon a com mander or king, has defeated an army or overthrown an empire. Honskeepers, by the food they provide, by the couches they spread, by the books they introduce, hy the influences they bring around their home, are deciding the physical, intellect ual, moral, eternal destiny of the race. You say your life Is one of sacrifice.. I know it. But. my sisters, that is the only lile worth living. That was Florence Nightingale's life; that was Payson's life; that was Christ's life. We admire It in others, but how very hard it is for us to cultivate ourselves. When In this city young Doctor Hutchinson, having spent a whole night in a dipbtberitlo room for the relief of a patient, became saturated with the poison and. died, we all felt as If we would like to put garlands on his grave; everybody appreciates that. Wben In the burning hotel at St Louis, a young man on tbe fifth story broke open the door ot the room where bis mother was sleeping, and plunged In amid smoke and fire, cry ing: "Mother 1 where are you?" and never came ont, our hearts applauded that young man. But how few of ns have the Christ, like spirit a willingness to suffer for others. A rough teacher In a school called upon a poor, halt starved lad, who bad of. fended against the laws of the school, and said: "Take off your coat directly, sir." Tbe boy refused to take it off. Where upon the teacher said again: "Take off your coat, sir," ss he swung the whip through tbe air. Tbe boy re fused. It was not because he was afraid of the lash be was used to that at home- but it was from shame; be had no under garment, and as at the third command he pulled slowly off bis coat, there went a sob through the school. They saw then why he did not want to remove his coat, and they saw tbe shoulder blades had almost cut through tbe skin, and a stout, healthy boy rose up and went to the teacher of the school and, said: "Oh, sir, please don't hurt this poor tel. low; whip me; see, he's nothing but a poor chap; don't you hurt him, he's poor; whip me." "Well," said tbe teacher, "It's going to be a severe whipping; I am willing to take you at a substitute." "Well," said the boy, "I don't care; you whip me, If you will let this poor fellow go." Tbe stout, bealty boy took the Icourging without an outcry. "Bravo I" says every man "Bra vol" Hew many of ns are willing to take the scourging, and the suffering, and the toll, and the anxiety for other people? Beauti ful thing to admire, but how little we have of that spirit. Ood gave us that self-denying spirit, to that whether we are in hum ble spheres or In conspicuous spheres, we may perform our whole duty for this struggle will soon be over. One of the most affecting reminiscences of my mother la my remembrance of her as a Christian housekeeper. She worked very hard, and when we would come In from summer play and sit down at the table at noon, 1 re member how she would come In with beads of perspiration along the line of gray hair, and how some times she would sit down at the tahle and put her bead against her wrinkled band and savt "Well, the fact Is. I'm too tired to eat " Long after she might have delegated this duty to others, she would not he satisfied unless she attended to the matter herself. In fact, we all preferred to have her do so, for somehow things tasted better when she pnepared tbem. Some time ago, in an ex press train, I shot past that old home stead. I looked out ot the window and tried to peer through the darkniss. While I was doing so one of my old schoolmates, whom I had not seen 'or many years, tapped me on the shoulder and eaid: L "DeWItt, I see you are looking out at the scenes of your boyhood." "O, yea," I replied, "I was looking out at the old place where my mother lived and died." That night, In the oars, the whole scene came back to me. There was the country homo. There was the noon-day table. There were the ohlldren on either tide of the table, most of them gone never to oome back. At one end of the table my father, with a smile that never loft bis countenanoe even when he lay In hit coffin. Hit was an eighty -six-years mile not the smile of Inanimation, but of Christian courage and of Christian hop. At the other end of the table was a beautiful, benignant, bard-work ng. aged Christian housekeeper, my mother. 8b was very tired. I am glad she has so good a place to rest In. Blessed are tbe dead who die In the Lord i tbey reet from their labors, and their work do follow them. The Little Bine-Bred Church. Savannah Vaws.) Th little blu-yd church was sold at pnblio outcry at Atlanta, Wednesday . ThkJ church Is known aa the German Lutheran Church. The name of blue eyee was given It from the fact that the two windows la front are of blue glass, and the windows being some distance above the door giv Mivui hi appearance ot aes. MYSTERIOUS; SPOOKS. ; Strange Phenomena Witnessed by an Indiana Community. Bemarkable Exjierlenoe of a Newljr-Mar-ried Couple with Uhoste Giving Dp the Fight after a Year of Plucky Resistance. Brazil (Ind.) Cor. Chicago Herald. A short time ago the citizens of. Harrison township, in Clay County, and of Marion township, In Owen County, in this State, enjoyed tlio notoriety of having on their sopni'ating line a veritable haunted bouse one, In fact, so unmistakably occupied by spooks, and that, too, of such a charac ter that tbe notoriety was the only enjoy able thing about it The building, still standing, is an old-time, two-story log house, crowning a lonesome, wide-swept hill, from which loads a dark and deepen ing hollow filled with undnrgrowth. Th ghostly presence and manifestations were at thoir height whllo the building was oo cupled by Harry Reynolds and his young wife, who honored It by beginning house keeping lu it Since thuir removal they roniained in the building nearly a year in au exhibition of pluck quite rare, especial ly In new begluners the building has been occupied by one Mr Moody. Mr. Moody was much annoyed for tomi woeks by noises altogether uncommon; especially was bis family, who oau not be Induced to spend a night alone in the bouse. Gradually these noises have disappeared, until for quite a while there has been nothing uncommon about the premises. But the question is, can a bouse once completely possessed by njMiolts ever become, rid of them I Even Mr. Moody seems much interested In the answer. The story, as gleaned from the neighbors. Is as follows, substantially: Soon after 5Ir. H'ynoldi and wife had taken poss-'sslon of tbo bouse they were orcasionully annoyed by strange noises in and about, the premises, especially up stairs, lit Which had boon placed such thing! as could not be conveniently kept below. The rpace between tbe root and floor is. ton or twelve feet At first the noise resembled that of a weight fall ing from the roof to the floor. Mr. Reynold could see nothing on going up stairs and searching for the cause. In course of timo the noise increased In fre quency and intensity. It seemed as though joints of stovopipe were being rolled and pushed about promiscuously, and as though greater weights were being dropped upon the floor. Those mysterious phenomena oc curred both by day end by night, but at no time on going to look for the cause could any thing be found out of place nor any thing observed to which the annoyance could be attributed. Sometimes as Mr. Reynolds would go up-stairs tbe noise would change to the closet under the stair way below, and then wben be would re turn below It would reapiiear above. At times a noise would be beard on the porch. as though cattle were walking over it; yet there was no visible presence from which it could have proceeded. Talking In low suppressed tones was frequently heard on the outeido of the bouse, then the door would shake so as to throw the key out of the lock on to tbe floor. As these facts became known to the neighbors parties would gather at night to witness the phenomena, but rarely did any thing occur on such occasions. Nor did tbe phenomena occur with any degree of regu larity. As much as fifteen days would pass without any thing unusual being seen or heard; then for a time the manifesta tion would appear daily. One night, just after going to bed, Mr. Reynolds was broug'ut to bis feet by a crash of more than common force op-stairs, as though th roof bad fallen in, which was Immediately followed by a brilliant light above, shining tiirough the crevices of the upper floor. Ou striking a match and lighting a lamp tbo flame would leave the wick and ascend to the ceiling, then go out This was re peated seven or eight times, and not until after the mysterious illumination had die appeared did the lamp hold it flame. The illumination did not last more than two or three minutes at any time, and was among the most remarkable of all the phe nomena. One evening, In company with Tom Fox- worthy, ot Woodside, Mr. Reynolds was seated on a log outside between tbe bouae ami the woods when the sound of the foot steps of a man was beard passing them in the direction ot tbe house, though nothing was visible. Mrs. Sarah Price, Mrs. Reynold's oldest sister, wont there on a visit one day and beard the noise np-stairs, which seemed to descend tbe stove-pipe. Placing her bands around the pipe, it seemed to her as though it was all in a tremor. The father of young Reynolds, living but a short distance away, persisted in his dis belief of such occurrences and in laughing at bis son's determination to quit the prem ises, lie had been there frequently, but ha I never yet been favored with any mani festations. But on the day his son moved out the old gentleman was accommodated in bis anxloty to bear something. At they were putting on the last load in the even ing in front of tbe door the noise was heard on tbe lower floor, to which tbe son directed the father's attention, who jumped from the wagon and ran in. Tbe noise then seemed to shift and locate itself among the disfae and cons yet stand ing on a table. On removing some of th dishes lond raps in quick succession were heard on the table. After several repeti tions and several attempts on his part to ascertain the cause he wslked away from tbe table, satisfied that it was the work of spirits. The reports of thee manifestations ar mad by reliable witnesses, whose word I unquestioned. Jacob Storm says be ha beard strange and unaccountable noises In and about tbe premises. Frequently it would be the voices ot Invisible human be ings engaged in conversation. Jess Reynolds, a brother of Harry; William L. Price, A. J. Barrack and others who live in the vicinity, and whoa opportunity for observing has been good, all agree In testi mony as to th mysterious nature of sights and sounds seen and beard in and about the premises. Aa American Woman Fight a Dual. London Cablegram. A duel was fought with swords on th field of Waterloo recently between Mme. Valsayre, a nativ of Franc, and Mis Shelby, an American, In which th latter was wounded In the arm. The duel aros out of a stormy dispute between the women over the relative merit of American fe male doctors, which ended In Mm. Val tayr throwing her glove in Mis Shelby' face. The four seconds In th dual war Americans. A TURKEY CASE. A Mew York Court Wrestling with Knotty Point in aa Old Law Suit.. Kingston (N. Y.) Freeman. In Ulster County court, at Kingston, on Monday, the lawyers bad a lively tilt at each other "on turkoy." They "talked turkey" to the court. It was a subject that all seemed to be posted ou, and so it was ot general interest more so than even an as sault and battery case. The case, it was declared, was one of more than ordinary Importance. Not that the monoy Involved was so large, but the principle was mighty. In fact, IU final determination would come nearer to a legal solution of the qnestion "who is the mother of the chicken the ben that laid the egg or the hen that hatched it I" than had ever been arrived at. It con tained some very knotty questions. One was: "If a man takes possession of a farm, finds a turkey there, the turkey lays eggs, hatches and the young turkeys are tenderly cared for until they are halt grown, and another man, who claims to own the orig inal turkoy, comes along and drives away the young turkeys, to whom do those tur keys belong 1" There were several other questions in tbo case, vir. : as to the value of half -grown turkeys, whether there was a sufficient difleroiiaji in the countenance of turkeys, so tbey could be recognized from other turkeys, or whether a man skilled in turkey dialect could tell on gobbler from another by bis gobble. All these questions came np in a lawsuit in the town of Olive and wore wrestled with by disciples of justice's court there, before 'Squire DeVVitt C. Davis. It was there decided that the bou turkoy that hatched the eggs aud brought forth young was the mother of the same, and therefore the owner of the young turkeys. The case was appealed to the county court and ar gued. The pluintilf is William H. Drawer and the defendant one Teter C'udney. Brower alleged tuut C'udney "de stroyed hei bu'o on bis farm nud currioi! away turkeys to his damage of tueuty-lWu dollars." C'udney denied every thing. Brower testified ui tile lower court that be "made fences, plowed and niised poultry." The bon turkey ui'i le her nest and hutched out young turkeys ''right by tho lino fence," though what peculiar elfeut this would have upon tho brood ot turkeys was not stated, but it soeuis that they wore gray turkeys In color. The turkeys were one third grown, Brower said, and be bad raised and sold turkeys, "What were the turkeys worth I" was strenuously objected to by the other side, on the ground that the witness wus not eonipeu-ut to show the value of turkeys oue-tlunl grown, but this was overruled, and ho testified tbutlhey were worth from ten to twelve dollars. Mrs. Brower told the story of tho manner of bringing up young turkeys that the ben turkey laid (lrst four eggs, thou continued to lay until thero were fourteen in all. Then she hatched ten and rnihod eight tur keys, and Mrs. Ilrower fed them, gulharod them in from the wet grass and exorcised all those little attentions s necessary in bringing up a young turkey over that peri od when it is subject to "gnpo," or "gap," as it is generally called, wben only a daily application ot a liorso hair can prevent them from sneezing thuir U-n lcr beads off, and tbe young turkeys remained by the house until one-third grown and then were taken away. On the question of Identity, it was not shown whether the ago of the turU'-y colli 1 be told by it teeth or by tho wrinkles on its forehead, but one man threw some light on this question of so great importance to science by stating that in hi investigation of turkeys he found that when a turkey was two years old it grew a "whisker on Its breast," though another testified that "be never saw two turkeys look exactly alike." Tbe counsel in arguing the caso told the court the testimony was distinctly preponderating, and that tbe turkeys were not a "damnum abunte, injuria. " The court reserved it decision. PICTURESQUE CAVES. One of the Wonders of Nature Found la Southern Oregon. Grant's Pass Clrcular.1 Th new discovery la a multiplicity of grotesque and fantastic-looking objects of nature's fashioning. Persons ot lively imagination can, out of the scenery, make perfect in tbeir minds almost any arche type, and many different parte ot many different animals. The numerous chambers and many narrow passages with different shaped, fashioned and molded scenery are surprising and astonishing. A man can go through what is discovered, and does go through it; tbe writer has gone through part of the discovery, but he believes that no one person who does go through it has a mind large enough to take in and hold all that is to be seen in that arcadiun forma tion, f lamps with large, brilliant burn ing flames to emanate streams of light on the surroundings were placed there, tho sight would be dazzling. Tbe snowy white and wax-colored stalactite and Incrusta tions that cover the tides can not be repro duced in pictures. Tbe wax-colored and vitreous stalactite pendants hanging from th lower extremity reflect flat.hes of tbe light, and wben tbe burning caudles are held still the visitors behold the appear ance of innumerable splendors. Tbe Incrustations on tbe bottom of some of tbe chambers include patches ot imita tion hoarfrost, which is so hard and sharp that it makes prints in tbe boot-soles; but its glistening la the candle-light Is like a body of newly-fallen snow wben the early sunbeams strike it in tba morning air. There ar imitation sponges that look soft and velvety, but are hard and sharp to the touch of th hand; imitation coral and coral fringe of very beautiful shapes and colors; a body of stalagmit resembling the snow-clad Mount Hood and the ghost chamber that cam near scaring th life out of tb cave man when he discovered It Before entering Into tb big chamber there Is overhead a vertical aperture that seems to run up tbe distance of thirty feet and all the way it seems to have tbe same diameter. A strong current of air spins through, and visitors bav to take extra car of their light or they may lose them. Tbe big chamber is well named. It is a spa- clou underground room, being three hun dred and sixty-four feet long, fifty foot wide, IU vaulted root rising to a height of from fifty U) seventy-five feet, and it slse Imposing to .the beholder. IM tide and roof oonsisU of rock, differing from any other cava chamber that the writer has seen : enormous bowlders cover th bottom, and on th shelly tide bunches of gravel ar sticking that oontaln vartously-oolored pebble stone. A doo in Holyoke, Mass., had a tor eye, and the master took a stick and oleanod th y ot it discharge. Every day sine tb dog ha com to bis master with a lit tle stick in bit mouth and laid It at his ma tor's feet to have th operation repeated) whloh h had evidently appreciated. 1 T SIMMONS LIVER REGULATOR: For all Disease, of the Llrer, Kidneys, Stomach &&d Spleen This purely vegetable pre- K ration, now no celebrated at a itnily Medicine, originated in the South in 1HS!H. 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