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THE ENTERPRISE, WEDNESDAY MARCH , 5, 1890. 6 Lv CREED EEYDSION. Bsr. t Do Witt TeJmage Preaoho VtK$t ' l$6o pf the Oreeda." 6X hnn s Cm Sad Give HU Beat, mi Wky tu( 4p Artjt tha Ou RM4mtiaiila V'aata aa (jn SJauroh. Tke subjectof f.tf. pr. Tslmsge's r OBntdi.loounMHbe Brooklyn Academy 01 Mufrto pwwdslenpf the ''Creeds,'' Ind be ik fer bis text John xl., 44. Loose hla ant let him go." The elo f uent dlrlne ypoVo a follows: My Bilila to, at the laotj of this text, vrltton fell over lfcb load panoil marks taadeU?lJl)oemlt:Bethanyonthetnd twentyix year9 ,,. The best ruins at-the houae of Mary, and Martha, miMTln D th pibie studv have come and Lazarus. We dismounted from onr eSocac os the way up from Jordan to the Dead Sea. Bethany was the summer YenlajjT retreat of Jesus. After spend ing the dsy in the hot city of Jerusalem Be wonld come out there almost every evening to - the bouse of His three friends. I think the occupants of that fcouse were orphans, for the father and mother are not mentioned. But the son nd two daughters must have inherited property, for it must have been, judging from what I saw of the foundations and the size of the rooms, an opulent home, faaaru the brother, was now the head flf th? household and his sisters de fended on him, for be was very popular, nd everybody liked him, and these girls Were splendid girls. Martha, a first rate fjousok-eper and Mary a splrituelle, somewhat dreamy, but affectionate, and s good a girl as could be found in all Tilestlnf. Butoneday Lazarus got sick. The staters were in consternation. Father gone and mother gone, they feel fory nervous lest they lose their brother also. Disease did Its quick work. How the girls hung over his pillow Mot much sleep about that houso, no sloop at sJL From the characteristics otherwise developed. I judge thatMartha prepared the m, dlclno. and made tempting dlsbr; .. ,i.rVv 7 ferer, but Mary prayed and sobbed. AVors and worse gets Lazarus, until the flootor announce that bo can do no more. ?he ahrick that went up from that household when the lust breath had been Arawn and the two Maters were being led by sympathizers into the adjoining ffoom, all those of us can Imagine who 4ave had our own heart broken. Hut why was not Jesus there as Ho so often had been? Far away (n the country districts preaching, heal (rigothcrttlck, how unfortunate that this ernnlpotont doctor had not been at that 4omosi,lc crisis in Bethany. When at lt Jesus arrived in Bethany Lazarus d boon burled four days snd dissolu tion bad taken place. In that climate the b.'uithlcss bedy disintegrates more rapidly than in ours. If, immediately iter decease, that body bad beon awak ened into life unbelievers might have raid tint be was only in a comatose Uto, or in a sort of tranco, and by some vigorous manipulation or powerful stim Oianl vitality hod been renewed. No' Four days dead. At the door of the eopulcher is a crowd of people, but the three most memorable are Jesus, who Was the family friend, and the two be reft sisters. We went into tho tradi tional bmib in Dooember. and it l-t deep down and dark, and with torches we ex plored it. We found it all quiet tha: afternoon of our visit, but the dav poken of In the Bible there was Drescnt i an c xolted multitude. I wonder what ' Jesus a ill do. He orders the door of 1 the grave removed, ai d then He begins todesofud the steps, Mary and Martha Close after Him, ni.d the crowd after them. Deeper down into the abadows and deeper! The hot tears of Jesus roll ever Ilia cheeks and plash upon the fcaok of His hands. Were ever so many fcrrowa compressed lo so small a pace r. in that group pressing on down tier Christ, all the time bemoaning tb.xt He bad not come before? Now sjl the whispering, and all the cry ing and all the sounds of shuffling feet aro stopped. It Is the silence Of expectancy. Death had conquered, tut now the vanquisher of death con fronted the scene. Amid the atfful bush of the tomb the familiar name blch Christ had often upon Uis Hps in the hospitalities of the village homo tamo book to His tongue, and with a fsthos and an almightlness of which tbe resurrection of the last day shall be fitly an echo, Ho cries, "Lazarus! come torthl" The eyes of the slumborer open nd he rlsos and comes to the foot of the Steps and with great difficulty begins to soend, for the cerements of the tomb re yet on him and his feet are fast and kit bands are fast and the impediments -so all his movements are so great that Jesus commands: "Take off these cere Bieuts; remove these hindrances; an fasten these grave clothes; loose him and let him go!" O. I am so glad that after the Lord raised Lazarus He went On and commanded the loosening of the cords that bound bis feet so that he coli Id walk, and the breaking off of the cerement that bound hla hands so that lie could stretch out bis arms in saluta tion, and the tearing off of the bandage from around bis jaws so that he conld speak. ,. What would resurrected life bare been to Lazarus if be baa not been freed from all tboao orlpplemente of bis body? I am glad that Christ commanded bis complete emancipation, saying: "Loose bim and let him go." The unfortunate thing now is that so wian Christians arl only half liberated. Tbey have been raised from the dead nd burial of sin into spiritual life, but they yet bare the grave clothes on them. They are like Lazarus, hobbling up the talrsof the tomb, bound hand and foot, ad the object of this sermon Is to help tree their body and free their soul, and 1. shall try to obey the Mastor'a com attend that cornea to ue and ooines to every minister of religion: "Loose him nd let bim go." First, msny are bound band and foot by religious creeds. Let ne maa misinterpret me as antagonizing feeds. I bare eight or ten of them; a creed about, religion, a creed a boat art, roreed afeeut social life, creed about government, and ae on. A creed is some thlnf thus me baUeree, whether it be vftWea or ua writ tea. The Presby t&ti si " eftmed ftbttt Hi crood. Some good men In It aro fot Irnnnlnir it hceaitse It was framed from ML"J oSetiSS men in it want revision. I am with neither party, Instesd of revlulon 1 wnt substitution. 1 was sorry y kxa bv uiq (he question disturbed at all. The creed did not hinder u from ofturlng ,tbe pardon and the comfort of the tiospol to all men, and the Westminster Confes sion has not Interfered with me one minute. But now that the electric lights have been turned on the imperfection of that creed and every thing that man fashions 1m lrppn--fct lot us put the old creed resp- cllully afcido and get a brand new one. It la Impossible that peoplo who lived hundred of years ago should fashion an appropriate orecd for our times. John Calvin was a great and nriA ,.,,, ha ud three hundred , -lnnn tho, -nd -...niorer. have done their work, and you might as well have the world go back and stick to what Robert Fulton knew about steamboats and reject the subsequent Improvements in navigation; and go back to John Gut enberg, the Inventor of the art of print ing, and reject all modern newspaper presses, and go book to the time when telegraphy was the elevating of signals or the burning of bonfires on the hill tops and reject the magnetlo wire, which Is the tongue of nations, as to ignore all tho exegeteaand the philologists and the theologians of the last throe hundred and twenty-six years and put your head under tho sleeve of the gown of a six teenth century doctor. I could call the names of twenty living Frosbytorlan ministers of religion who could make a better creed than John Calvin. The nineteenth century ought not to be called to sit at the feet of the sixteenth. "Hut," you say, "It is the same old Itlble, and John Calvin had that as well as the present student of the Scrip tures." Yes; so it is the same old sun in the heavens, but in our time it has gone to making daguerreotypes and PwP- -"" b? int our cenur-' W"" u ning steam engines. It is the same old photographs. It is the same old water, ng steam engines. It Is the same old electricity, but in our time it has be come a lirhtning-footod errand boy. 80 it is the old Bible, but with new applica tions, new uses, new interpretations. You must remomber that during the last three hundred years words bsve changod their meaning and some of them now mean more and some less. I do not j think that John Calvin bellovod, as ' some say he did, In the damnation of In fants, although some of the recent hot disputes would seem to Imply that there ia such a thing as the damnation of In fants. A man who believes In the damnation of Infanta himself deserves to lose heaven. I do not think any good man could admit auch a possibility. What Christ will do with all the babies in tho next world I conclude from what I Ue did with the babies in Palestine - when He hugged them snd kissed them. I When some of you grown peoplo go out ' of this world your doubtful destiny will ; be an embarrassment to ministers offici ating at your obsequtos, who will have to bo cautious so aa not to hurt surviv ing friends. But when the darling chil dren go there are no "lfs" or "buts" or guesses. Wo must remember thst good I John Calvin was a logician snd a meta ' ;ilij-sk-ln, and by the proclivities of his nature put some things in an unfortu nate way. Logic has its use and meta physics has its use, but they are not K000 making creeds. A gardener hnd yu bloomln roe. dewy fresh, but 8eTere botn8, emo to Jou 'ltl a rose and says: "I will show you the structure of this rose." And he proceeds to take it apart and pulls off the leaves and he Bays: "There are the petals," and he takes out the anthers and he says: "Just look st the wonderful structure of theso floral pillars," and then he cuts the stem to show you the juices of the plant So loglo or mete physics takes the aroroatlo rose of the Christian religion and says: "I will just show you bow this rose of religion wss fashioned;" and it pulls off of It s piece and says: "This Is the human will," and another piece, and says: "This Is God's will," and another piece and says: "This is sovereignty," and anotbor ploce and says: "This is free agoncy," and this is this and that is that And while I stand looking at the fragments of the rose pulled apart, one whom the Marys took for gsrdenor comes In snd presents me with a crimson rose, rod as blood, and says: "Inhale the sweotness of this, wear It on your heart, and wear it forever." I must confess that I profcr the rose in full bloom to tho rose pulled apart What a time we have had with the dog matics, the apologetics and the ber moneutlcs. The defect In some of the creods is that they try to tell us all about the decrees of God. No w the only human being that was ever competent to handle that subject was Paul, and be would not have been competent had he not boen inspired. I believe in the sovereignty of God and I believe in man's free agency, but no one can harmonize the two. It la not neces sary thst be harmonize them. Every sermon that I have ever beard that attempted such harmonization was to me ss clear as a London fog, as clear as mud. My brother of the nineteenth century, my brother of the sixteenth century, give us Paul's statement and leave out your own. Better one chapter of Paul on that subject than all of Calvin's Institutes, able and honest and mighty aa they are. Do not try to meas ure either the throne of Uod or the thunderbolts of God with your little steel pen. What do yon know about the decrees? You can not pry open the door of God's eternal counsels. You can not explain tho mysteries of Ood's gov ernment aow, much leu the mysteries of his government five hundred qulntll lloa of years ago. I move for a creed for all our denominations madeout of Scrip tore quotations pure and simple. That would take the earth for God. That would be impregnable against infidelity nd Apollyonlo assault That would be beyond human criticism. The denomi nation, whatever its name be, that ean rise np to that will be the churoh of the millennium, will swallow up all other denominations and be the one that will be the bride whe the Urldegrooae cometh. Lt us make It simpler and -1-1 - . .... . . . : P'etner ior people to get into tue :ing - i God. Da t hinder poople h, I '? ,d' th t.Wt.lM ') been j olmj"'Ui " tag on to tue one en - seuwai ui loun in i nnsi any oi tne in- ; ... 17 . . numeraoio non-eHsontiaui. A man wno uu jvu uiunn-u . , mm uu hoartily aocopts Christ is a Christian :. of "the 'shadow."' Ascend' the Stairs" of aod the man who does not aoapt him ' yoiir scpuIober4 Step out iqtQ the broad is not 'sj ChHs tlaru' and that Is all light of noonday. We oiimo around yen there ia of it, 41 a -f eed not Jjelieve . to help remove your gruve clothes, tod in election pr icpia)at1on. Ijif neud ;t voice ftem the heavens, tromulous and not believe lnHho- etCvnal 'gotiavktion of : omnlpotnpt jjoinmands: 'w'Looso him the Sou. Ha no-'d nut belleva in ever- and Jet hiin lasting punis'ini -ni. ' He nwl not bo- Agnin. my text has good advice oon lievo In lnf mt. biii'iii!). !( n.'cd nof j rerning- any CbHiitlun hi'ii pored and believe in pi run- inspiration. 'tb ! bothered and bound ityfeirof his own in Christ is t..e ':' " :oii. is tt.t, is ' dlssol.it. on. To sm.-li tl-c book refers the pivot, is tip) tuai ipuiiKablo. But ; whea It e peal: 4 of those who through thero are those vh.i mvuUI add' unto the ' fear of death were oil their lifetime sub tests rather th in subtract from them. Ijoctta boudiiro. TbiinoHtof us, even There are thouvn '..h who wou'd not ao-i If we have thi Cl.rintian hope, ife cent porsouH iot' t.ir.ih nit-nilierahip if er wards about dt'Hth. Jf a ilank fall they drank wine t It -tiiuy smoke cigars or if they play cards or if they drive a fast horse. Now I do not drink wine or smoke or attend the theater, never played a game of cards, and do not drive a fast horse, although I would If I owned one. But do not substitute tests whioh - the Bible does not establish. There Is one pas sage of Scripture wide enough to let in all who ought to enter and to keep out all who ought to be kept out: ''Believe la the Lord Jeaus Christ and thou ahalt be saved." Get a man's heart right and his life will be right. But now that the old oreeds have been put under public scrutiny, somethtng radical must be done. Home would split them, some would carve them, some would elongate them, some would abbreviate them. At the present moment and In the present shape tbey are a hindrance. Leiarns is alive, but hampered with the old grave clothes. If you want one glorious churoh free and unincumbered take off the cerements of old ecclesiastical vo cabulary. Loose her, and let her gol Again, there are Christians 'who are under sopulohral shadows and hindered and hoppled by doubts and fears and sins long ago repented of. What they need Is to understand the liberty of the sons of God. They spend more time under the shadow of Sinai than at the base of Calvary. They have been sing ing the only poor hymn that Newton ever wrote: Tti a point I long to know. Oft It csums anxious thought Do I love the Lord or do. Am I His or am I not I Long to know, do you? Why do you not find out? Go to work for God and you will very soon find out. The man who is all the time feeling of his pulse and looking at his tongue to see whether it is coated is morbid snd can not be physically welL The doctor will say: "Go out Into the fresh air and into active life and stop thinking of yourself snd you will get well and strong." So there are peoplo who are watching their spir itual symptoms, and they call it self examination and they get wjsiker and sicklier In their faith all the time. Go out and do something nobly Christian. Take holy exercise and then examine yourscii, ana, insveaa 01 ewion s saiur- nine and bullous hymn that I first quoted, you will sing Newton's other hymn: Amnlng graos, how sweet the sound; That saved a wretch like me ! I onoe wss lost, but now am found; Wu blind, but now I see. What many of you Christians most need la to get your grave clothea off. I rejoice that you have been brought from the death of sin to the life of the gos pel, but you need to get your hands loose and your feet loose and your tongue loose and your soul loose. Them Is no sin that tbo Bible ao arraigns and punctures and flagellates aa tho sin of unbelief, and that is what is the matter with you. "0," you say, If you knew what I once was and how many times I have grievous ly strayed you would understand why I do not come out brighter." Then I think you would call yourself the chief of sinners. I am glad you hit upon that term, for I have a promise that fits into your case as the cogs of one wheel between the cogs of snother wheel or as the key fits Into the labyrinths of a lock. A man who was once called Saul but afterwards Paul declared: "This Is a faithful ssying and worthy of all accept ation that Christ Jesus came into the world to save sinners, of whom I am chief." Mark that "of whom I am chief." "Put down your overcoats and hats snd I will take care of them while you kill Stephen" so Ssul said to the stoners of the first martyr "I do not care to exert mysolf much, but I will guard your sur plus apparel while you do the murder," The Now Tostament account says: "The wltnessos laid down their clothes at a young man's feet whose name was Saul." No wonder he said: "Sinners, of whom I am the chief." Christie used to climb ing. He climbed to the top of the tem ple. Ue climbed to the top of Mount Olivet He climbed to the top of the cliffs about Nazareth. He climbed to the top of Golgotha. And to the top of the hills and the mountains of yonr transgressions He is ready to climb with pardon for evory one of you. The groan of Calvary is might ier than the thundor of SlnaL Full re ceipt is offered for all your indebted ness. If one throw a stone st midnight into busb where the hedge-bird roosts, it immediately begins to sing; and Into the midnight hedges of your despondency these words I burl, hoping to awaken you to an anthem. Drop the tunes in the minor key and take the major. Do you think it pleases the Lord for yon to be carrying around with yon the debris and carcasses of old transgres sions? You-make me think of some ship tbst has bad a tempestuous time st sea, and now that It proposes another voyago, keeps on its davits the damaged life boats, and the splinters of a shivered mast and the broken glass of a smashed skylight ' My advice la: clear the decks, overboard with all tho damaged rigging, brighten up the salted smoke-stacks, open new log book, haul In the planks, lay out new course and set sail for Heaven. You have had the spiritual dumps long enough. You will please the Lord more by being happy than by being miserable. Have you not sometimes started out ia the rain with .yoar nm brella and you were busy thinking and you did not notice that the rata bad loaped, and though it bad cleared off you still had your umbrella up, and -.V. Al-.A - . .. - "" ui-A.u-wii.-a wu jruu ww. dpinjf you .felt sJHjr -eneughj iThat is i wMP? vryPuaoingwwJigipus ; i-- piumu-i-iiij-i " i-ii im ..mi l .. .. i a. from a Si-ailol Unr and just grazes our hst how pale wo look. If the Atlantic Ocean plays with tho steamship, pitch ing it towards the boavens and letting it suddenly drop, how ev-.in the Chris tian passengers pester the steward or stewardess aa to whether thero Is any danger, and the captain, who has been all night on the bridge and ohillod through, coming in for cup of coffee, ia assailed with a whole battery of questions as to what he thinks of the weather. And many of the best people are, as Paul says, throughout their lifetime in bondage by fear of death. My brothers and sisters, if vse made full use of our religion we would soon get over this. Backed . up by the toavbings of your Bible, just look through the t:loseope some bright night nnd see how many worlds there are and reflect that all you have seen compared with the number of worlds in existence are less than the fingers of your right hand as compared with all the fingers of the human race. How foolish then tor us to think that ' ours is the only world fit for us to stat in. I think thst all the stars are in habited, and by beings like the human race in feelings and sontlmonti and tha difference Is in lung respiration and heart beat and physical conformation, their physical conformation fit for ' the climate of their world and our j physical conformation fit for the climate of our world. So we shall feel st home In any of the stellar neighborhoods, our physical limitations having ceased. One of our first realizations in getting out of this world, I think, will bo that Ui this world we woro very much pent up and had cramped apartments, and were kept on the limits. The most oven of our small world is wator, and tho water says to the humsn race: "Don't come here or you will drown. A few thousand foet up the atmosphere is un Inhabitable, and the atmosphere says to the human race: "Don't come up here or you can not broathe.' A few miles down the earth is a furnace of fire, and the Are says: "Don't come here or you will burn." The caverns of the mount ains are full of poisonous and the ' gases say: "Don't t" come ! hore or you will be asphyxiated." And, crossing rail track, you must look out or you will be crushed. And, standing by a steam boiler, you must look out or yon will be blown up. And pneumonias and pleurisies and con sumptions and apoplexies go serosa this earth In flocks, in droves, ia herds, and It la a world of equinoxes and cyclones and graves. Yet we are under the de lusion that it Is the only place fit to stay In. We want to stick to the wet plank 'mid ocean, while the great ship, "the City of God," of the Celestial line, goes sailing past and would gladly take us up In a lifo-boat My Christian frienda let me tear off your despondencies and frights about dissolution. My Lord commends mo regarding you, saying: "Loose him and lot him go." Heaven is ninoty-five percent bolter than this world, a thousand per cent better, a million per cont better. Take tho gladdest brightest most jubilant days you ever bad on earth and com press them all into one hour, and taat hour would be a requiem, a fast day, a gloom, a horror, as compared with the poorest hour tbey bnjvo ever had in Heaven since its first tower was built or its first gates swung or Its first song caroled. "O," you say, "that may bo true, but I am so afraid of crossing over from this world to the next and I fear the snapping of the cord be tween soul and body." Woll, all the sur- geons and physiclaus and scientists do- dare that there is bo pangnttbe parting 01 tne boay ana 1110 soul, ana an the seeming restlessness at tbo closing hour of life Is Involuntary and no distress at alL And I agroe with, the d 00 tore, for what tbey say Is confirmed by the fact that persons who were drowned or wore submerged until all consciousness de parted that were afterwards resuscitated declare that the sensation of parsing Into unconsciousness was pleasurable rather than distressful. The cage of the body baa a door on easy binges, and when that door of the physical cage opens the soul simply puts out its wings and soars. "But," you sy, 'I fear to go because the future is ao full ef mystery." Well, I will tell 70U how to treat the mysteries. The mysteries have ceased bothering me, for 1 do as the Judges of your courts often do. They hear all the argument In the case and then say: "I will take these papers and give you my deolsioa next week.'' I have heard all tho argu- mente in regard to the next world, aial some things are uncertain and full of mystery, and so I fold up the papers and reserve until the next world my de cision about them, I can there study all the mysteries to better advantage, for the light will be better and my faculties stronger, and I will ask the Christian philosophers, who bave had 'all the advantage of Heaven for centuries, tobelp rhe, and I majf be pea- uiitted myaelf humbly to ask the Lord, ana 1 vnma .nere win ue oniy one mys- tery loft and that will be how one so unworthy as myself got into suoh an Enraptured place. Come up out of the sepulchral shadows. It you art not Christians by faith in Chriet come np into the light; and if you are already like Uaarnm Mtmltnated, but Mil hate your grave cldthee out get -rid ot thaaof The oomroend 4. hlar a4 let him go." Tbe only part of my reoenl learner that I really dreaded, althougt I did not say much about it beforehand', was the landing at Joppa. That is the port p entraaoe tor the Bolr Lend, and ,ibW.- majuy rtiakji, ui- i "roug weather people can not land at will The boats taking the people from the steamer to the docks maist run between reefs that looked to me to be about fifty feet apart and one mis-stroke of aa oarsman or an unexpected Wave ha sometimes keen fated, " und hundreds have perished ileog these fem : Besides; th0. Is we Jeft Port .Said the 'evening; Wore, aa old traveler said: "The wind Is just right to give you a rough landing at Joppa; indeed, I think you will not be able to land at all." The fact was that when our Mediterranean steamer dropped anchor near Joppa and we put out for shore in the small 1 boat tho water was aa still as though . it had been sound asleep a hundred 1 years, and we lunded as easily as I came on this platform. Well, your fears have pictured for you an appalling ar rival at tho eni of your voyarrt of Ufa, and they say that the seas will run high and that the breakers will swallow you up, or that If you reach Canuan at all it will bo very rough landing, 'i'ho very opposite will )v true If you havo the eternal Grid for your portion. Your dla cwburkatiou for tne promised land will be as smooth as was ours at Palestine last December. Christ will meet you far out at sea and pilot you into complete safety, and you will land with a bosan na on one side and a hallelujah on tho other. "Land ahead V Its fruits are waving . . O'er tbo bills of fit-Jules :rr.H).i, And the Hvlnir waters laving Boots where hojvjnijr forms are seen. Rocks snd norms I'll fear no mora. When on tnut etornul shore; Drop the snc'aV furl the sail! I am safe wltuin the veil 1 LAWS. AGAINST GAMING. A Matter In Which the Great 1llakttona Wu Deeply Intreted. Sir William Blockstone, writing at the end of last century, rcmarkod that "It Is not ao much our laws that are de fective as ourselves and our magistrates in putting those laws into execution." In his day that was no doubt the case, as we have already soon; high play and bigh life seemed to go together; It is on record that In 178S the profits of a gam ing club In the West Ind during the scuson amounted to no lois than 150, ODO. About the same time a lady Is re corded to have won 3,009 at loo In one nl,?ht. No wondor Blockstone says j at It Is "the gaming in high life that u. 'mands tbo attontlon of the magls trnf.' It may, of course, with perfect niifelv bp Knlil tlmt atmh tblnffs do not ; j,,, rn noBartByHi and could not go on without creating a scandal that would b? sure to uiMiixe the authorltiea into a.-tivitv. StitMliM arc. of ciurse, very dlttlcult to obtain in such matters, or aS any rate, such as can be accepted as reliable, and, though it can not be dis puted that chimin? in West End club ' llfo Is not t ntlrc'y eradicated, it would 1 k.i.i t... r..n.i ihi tha li.k. r play at the 1'ar.t Club was a good deal in excess of what go'-s on elsewhere. Speaking general')- it may safely bo said that play framing in the strict tense of tho word -has very largely de creased during the last fifty years, and that this applies pnrticularly to the upper circles of society. As to tho causes of this decrease many might be suggested; it is doubtfnl If tho law has bad much influence here, though, un questionably. It has done much to re prof s gambling among tho lower classes. If it were the habit of society to play, the great privacy of social life in this country would necessarily make the de fiance of the authorities easy. Probably It Is more due to tho greater vtrlety of occupation and amusement, combined I with greater facilities for locomotion, which all monopolize tbo time and lels uro which gaming demands, whilo the greater expenses of life generally, the . better distribution of wealth, and, above all, its gradual shifting from aristocratic into commercial circles, all tend to 4l vorco tbo two Inseparable requisitions for the prevalence of high play auper fluyus wealth and Idleness. Nineteenth I Century. SPEED OF INSECTS. fllea That Can OuttraTrl the Faateat Karte ll una. It has been computed that tho com mon house-fly, in ordinary fliirht makes j COO strokes por second and advances j twenty-five feet but that rate of spood, it the insect bo alarmed, may be In- creased aix or sevenfold, so that under curtain circumstances it can outstrip tho fleetest race-horsn. It is no uncommon thing to see a bee or wasp endeavoring to got in at the window of a railway train In full speed, and it is calculated that if a small Insect can fly faster than a race-borse can run, an insect as large as a horso would be able to travel as fast as a cannon balL Leunwonholk relatoa an exciting chase which be beheld in a menagerie, about 100 foet long, between a swallow and a dragon fly among the swiftest of insects. The insect flew with incredible j spood, and whooled with such address that the swallow, in spite of its utmost efforts, complotcly failed to overtake and capture It A pigeon fancier of Ilamme, in Westphalia, recently made a wager that a dozen bees liberated three miles from tbelr blve would reach it ia hotter time than a dozen pigeons would tn0r eoto from the same distance The competitors woro given wing at Ityhern, a vlllago nearly league from Ilamme, and the first bee reached home a quartet of a mlnuto in advance of the first pigeon. Three other bees reached the goal before the second pigeon, tho main body of both detachments finish ing almost simultaneously an Instant or two later. The bees, it may be men- j tloned, had been handicapped in the raoe, having been rolled in flour before ,Urtlng for purposes of Identification, Aoeording to Cbabrter, the male of the , giik-worm moth travel upward of 100 . wiles 1, on dt,, there are many of J onr British moths, as entomologists well know, whloh ean cover 'ong distance Id t inoredlble short space of tlme.-St. Jme6 Qazette. - 1 nl "wld not to' be grieved net to be afflicted, not to be In danger If ! ' possible. -Bt Augusts. . WBEELW& i uu mi . , o ' r rH- - TIMg TABlMneet Jin. 5, 18W. , ' cssrsALirasouiDTiMs. KAHTWABD. Woj NoT HolHoI8 Toledo Oak Harbor Krumont llyde HrUovne Muuioevllle.v..,.., Norwalk !... .. Vtelliugtoa. ,,..., t'rentoa Orrvlue Akrua V enng-aiown .'. Pltuboiyh . Orrvllla" . ' Maailllon..!.;".'" Navarre t . alley Janet Ion.'.'. 'aim ll lover l'mhrl1jf Marietta Valley Jonctlon..! Khnrrodnvllle Buweraton a. m. 7 .Lv P at. p. m p.. T45 10 Of 'Ki'.i ' I MU 4 SO S41 1 u 9 0S ISO leal . 4S I IS 7 ats 70S 80S S 46 (15 i t so 1 OS as 50 10 0S a, n. IS I It IN 486 6 7 64 1185 am 700 714 11 16 W 4M 100 15 11 s IKS Itt S4 S U 71 It 40 118 1 S3 I Oft I Ml; 4 IS 7OT S, 14ft 1)1 11 84 ' 8 15 6 to 700 TI4 7 45 ion 40 t 6A 7 80 T e 01 t 15 8 00 8 40 600 8 40 810 8 10 WESTWARD. Boweraton , Nherrodnvllle Vallej Junction..., Marietta CemnridKa Canal Oliver Valley Jouctluu.... Navarre Maeslllon Orrvlll. Plttubnrrb Youngalown Akron tUTTllle...; Creeton , Welliuirton Norwatk Monmevule Bellevne Clyde Fremont Oak Harbor HUBON DIVISION. NOBTH No4 Ao6 No8 NolO a. m. a. m. p. 01. a. as Lv 6 15 10 50 4 UI ... SO 1105 4 15 ...... Ar C 55 II US 410 lv 6 55 1 1 5.1 4; t Si tv 10 45 4 00 Lv 7 OS It 15 5 OO ... 7 53 Ix 50 6 H ... 8 SO 1 07 6 50 Ar 1 15 1 60 a 80 Lv 8 40 la 10 l 8s"..'. . . 1M 8 18 Lr 8 80 1 55 1 65 i'ji ... 000 885 7 81 ( 48 ... ?6o 818 8 SI lot .. 1185 858, 843 ... 1155 4 isl 8 55 7 85 ... It 10 4Vt- tt 7 61 ... ltM 4 48 8 87 0 ... It88 tm 9 00 tn ... 10t 6t5! 8 48 Ar lis w, w p.m. p. .at' a. si. No. 7. j No. .1 Lv. Aa No, 88 NaT SOSrattlam Monroevllle 1150 6 16 43"4Um Norwalk 6 58 6 60 4tnM7rm Milan 918 6 08 4 40 " ?so Hnron 9 QQ 8 80 Dallv. Train No. 8 rum to Monroevllle only. Train So. tt leavna Toledo 7:46 p. m., carries Saaaencera from Toledo only te point west ot .lavnway. Thl road li now open thmnirh from Toledo to Boweraton, conn net In with tbe Vennnrlvania sys tem for all polnta Bait. thboiioh eta aaavici. Between Toledo, Cambridge and Marietta. ' " and Boweraton. " " and Akron, Yonnjatown and Pltthnrnh. " Chicago, Akron, Yuungetown and Pitts burgh. A. O. BLAIII, JAMEH V. HALL, Uen'l Manager. Gen'l Paaa. Agt. Acute snd e'lronlc rheumatism can be ffectusllv snd parratnsntly cured by the naeof HlbStrd's R'lsumtHo Syrup and Plasters. For t-ile by E. W. Adarai. In its treatment of rheumatism tnd all rheumatic trouhles Hihbnrd's Rhenmntic "vrnp stnds first and foremost above all others, llesd thMr medical pamphlet and learn of the medicinal value of the reme dis which enter into lis composition. Sold by E. W. Adams. Hihhard's Hiikiwatic Stkiti and Pt.ASTKns are prescribed by the leading tdivslrlsns f Michlgsa. Its h mt State, ami are remedies of unequalled merits for rV'tiiTntlsm. blood disorders, and liver ami VidlK'V complaints. It com"S with the Highest endorsements snd recommends binasa to it curative virtues. For sale by E. W. Adams lllblmrd's Itheumitii! Syrup euros rheu. m itim U' striklnz at f'i aHt of the i)Imi and restoring th kl'lnevs and Hvertnnerfw-t aeilnn If tkn a SufB cietii tlmi i flnrougVv nriilicnto such rxiUin. li nev-r lulls. For sale by E. W. A-'-iim. "Iieoffc -Nif nsing llibluird's Hbenmstic vrup Is unlike all medicines containing, n lbiiea ir p din.. li b-lng entirely free 1 "in iltm. It eii-s rli"iim".'iin b puri fvb'ir the Moml. K.ir rale E. W Adnm. Si.KKPi.Kaa NionT. made miserable by that terrible cough. Slilloh't Cure l the remedy for you. Sold l.r K. I). Felt. From a Lady of Clnronco, Iowa. Hiikumatic Sviti'i1 Co., Jackson, Mich. Qknts: For ten V'-urs 1 bse been rrestlv afllirtml ivltli lnflunimilory rheu nitUin and lnillx-mion. My hands, rms. and limbs wnre badly swollen, and it times, I Could not we ir 111 v shoes Upon advise I be.in ulni Hibbsrd't Kbeumntlc Syrup. Two bot'les cured me. It Is a woderful medicine, acting ipon Ihe stomneh and digestive organs ss It dues, eradicates the poison from ihe blood and purines the whole system. It affords me pleasure to ree.nmmeod ihls renv4y. Mr. M. K. II. Held. Mrs. Held is welt known snd her utatrment csn lie relied upon, milliard's Hli' iimutlc Syrup Is . remedy of great merit. O. E.Smith, Druggist, Clarence, lows. For isle by E. W. Adsms. . . Srif AnatrarCHK'KKKISO. STM'K.SiillMI-a, OakiULMATtlUKIIKK. nAKJUtiUIOM hKW KNOLANO. . . . tmSIAL Tax MS. Cmla4eM enftetoe. LariaM Im i Oreaa Umm la Mectkna OkM. J.C. tLL18,4tt6aaeTler6tCleveUa4,. ITCHING! and Irritating Bruptloos and -every form of skin and blood dhvaTf rom a common Plraplo to tbe wont esi of oVrot ula, can be cured by tbe use of liluiliilMli-r, tbe new vegetable Blood Puri fier, (menially, and Cole's Carbollaalvs tiw Uual fcklo Itemed, externally. Bludbilder Is a concentrated vere table extract and pijrwoi wonderful tonto, alterative aad ' UuxkI piirlylng qualities. It renews and cni-k-uei the blood aqd through It reaches CTf-ry part of the body, Impart lire and vigor to til Us functions snd stnwstben and tiullds up the yeta. It la the beat '.rwti remcily for sll Scroul'W Cnriplamta, Kiw.'tln. Btatntk, Jtout,' QtmoMi .Vcrea t'.; 'V.oHnoand fontUufonal )fjoror, : -'-V.. Ptm)M and Eruption t8Mt, Wu.t.,nliM.-a hit disease caused byau ImntH arubW or oerrupiad condition ef cat t !!. L'mall do and pleasant to take. tliMliimrror te.' Prepared eWly by J, . . ''"if l Tp, I!!r,ch aircr falls, iris, .1 1 i v.". "'-.". " f ' ;" (-,; ' - 7 ' '