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He) Clearly Doflnea It, and Scores the Theological Critics. Many Ministers Searching fq Flaws In th Bible T he People Asked to Believe Too ManjfThlflge Chrlet Can ba Approached by tha Bumblmt Man on Kitrth. The following sermon by Rev. Dr. Talmage was apparently suggested by the Itorm of theologioal controversy now raging in the churches. In these time when it is quite uncertain what many , of the clergy really do believe, this sermon makes it very plain what the pastor of the Brooklyn Tabernacle believes. Ills text was taken from Luke 6, xvli, "And He came down with them and stood in the plain." Christ on the mountains la a frequent study. We have seen Him on the Mount of Olives, Mount of Beatitudes, Mount Moriah, Mount Calvary, Mount of As cension, and it is glorious to study Him on these great natural elevations. But how is It that never before we have no ticed Him on the plain? Amid the rocks high up on the mountains, Christ has passed the night, but mow, at early dawn, He Is coming down with some especial friends, stepping from shelv ing to shelving, here and there a loos ened stone rolling down the steep sides ahead of Him, until He gets In a level place, so that He can be approached without climbing from all sides. He is on the level. My text says, "He came down with them, and stood in the plain." Now, that is what the world wants to-day more than anything else a Christ on the level, easy to get at, no ascending, no descending, approachable from all sides Christ on the plain. The question among all consecrated people to-day is, what Is the matter with the ministers? Many of them are engaged in picking holes in the Bible and apolo gizing for this and apologizing lor that. In an age when the whole tendency is to pay too little reverence to the Bible, they are fighting against Bibliolatry, or too much reverence for the Bible, lhey are building a fence on the wrong side of the road; not on the side where the precipice is and off which multituds are falling, but, on the upper side of the road, so that people will not fall up hill, of which there is no danger. There is no more danger of Bibliolatry1, or too much reverence for the Scriptures, than there is that astrology will take the place ot astronomy, or alchemy the place of chemistry, or the canal boat the place of the limited express rail train. What a theological farce it is; ministers fighting jigninst too much reverence for the Scriptures; ministers making apology for the Scriptures; min- inters protending to be lricnito of the Bible, yet doing the book more damage than all the blatant Infidels on all the earth. The trouble is our theologians are up in the mountain in a fight above the clouds about things which they do not understand. Come down on the plain and stand beside Christ, who never preached a technicality or didacti cism. What do you, O, wise-headed ec clesiastic know about the decrees of God? Who cares a fig about your sub- lapsariantsm or your supralapsarian ism? - What a spectacle we have in our de- nomination to-day; committees trying to patch up an old creed made two or three hundr d years ago, so that it will fit on the nineteenth century. Why do not our millinery establishments take out of the garrets the coal-scuttle bon net which your great-grandmothers wore and try to fit them on the head of he modern maiden? You can not nx up a three hundred year old creed so as to fit our time. Princeton will sew on a little piece, and Union seminary will sew on a little piece, and Allegheny seminary and Danville seminary will sew on other pieces, and by the time the creed is done It will be as variegated u Joseph's coat of many colors. Think of having to change an old creed to make it elear that all Infants dying go to Heaven! I am so glad that the com mittees are going to let the babies In. Thank you. So many of them are al ready in that the hills of Heaven look like a Sunday-school anniversary. Now, what is the use of fixing p a creed which left any doubt oh that sub ject? No man ever doubted that all infants dying go to Heaven unless h be an Infant or a Charles Giteau. 1 was opposed to overhauling the eld creed at all, but now that it baa been lifted up and its imperfections set up in the sight of the world, I say, overheard with it and make a new creed. There are to-day in our denomination five hundred men who could make a better one. 1 coma mane a oetier one my sen. ef only five tones and two semi-tones, and all the : Handels and Haydns and Mozarts and Wagners and Schumann of all ages must do their work within the range of those five tones and two semi-tones. . So I have to tell you that all the theology that will be of practic al use in our world is made out of the two facta of human sinfulness and Di vina atnnAmant. Within that octave swing "The Song of Moses and the' Lamb." the Christmas ohant above Bethlehem, and the Alleluiah of all the choirs standing on seas ot glass. Is there not some mode of getting out of the way these non-essentials, these uperfluities, these divergencies, from the main issues? Is there not someway of bringing the church down out of tha mountain of controversy and conven tionalism and to put it one the plain where Christ stands? The present atti tude of things is like this: In a famine struck district, a table has been pro vided and it Is loaded with food enough for all. The odors of the meats fill the air. Everything is ready. The platters are full. The chalices are full. The baskets of fruit are full. Why not let the people in? The door is open. Yes, but there is a cluster of wise men block ing up the door, discussing the contents of the castor standing mid-table, 'they are Bhaking their fists at each other. One says there is too much vinegar in that castor, and ono says there is too much sweet oil, and another says there is not the proper proportion of red pep per. I say: "Get out of the way and lot the hungry pcoplo come In." Now, our blessed Lord has provided a great sup per, and the oxen and the fatlings have been killed, and fruits from all the vineyards and orchards of Heaven crown the table. The world Has occn invueu to come, and they look In, and they are hungry, and people would pour in by the millions to this world-wide table, but the door is blocked up by contro versies and men with whole librarioson their backs aro disputing as to what pro portion ot sweet oil and cayenne pep per should make up the creed. I cry: "Get out of the way and let the hungry world come in." The Christian church will havo to change its tack, or it will run on the rocks of demolition. The world's popu lation annually increases fifteen mil lions. No one pretends that ha'f that number of people are converted to uod. There are more than twice as many Buddhists as Protestants; more than twice as many Buddhists as Roman Catholics. Protestants, 135,000,000; Catholics, 195,000,000; Buddhists, 400,- 000,000. There are 175.000,000 Mohamme dans and 220,000,000 Brahmins.' Mean while many of the churches arc only religious club houses, where a few peo ple go on Sunday morning, averaging one person to a pew or one person to a half dozen pews, and leaving the mtn- Istcr at nicht to sweat through a ser mon with hero and there a lone travel cr. unless, by a Kun;lay evening sacred concert, ho can get out an audienco of long journey up and down the land thai received Him not There are so many persecuted souls; every hour ot Hia life waa nnder human outrage. The world had no better place to receive Him than a eattle pen, and its farewell waa a slap on His cheek and a spear in Bis side. So intensely human was He that there has not been in all our race a grief or infirmity or exhaustion or pang thatdid not touch Him once and that does not touch Him now. The lepers, the par alytica, the imbecile, the manias the courtesan, the repentant brigand which one did He turn off, which ene did He not pity, waiah one did He not help? The universal trouble ol the world is bereavement One may escape all the other troubles, but that no soul escapes. Out of that bitter cup every one must take a drink. For instance, in order that all might know how He sympathizes with those who have lost a daughter, Christ comes to the nouse of Dairus. There is such a big crowd around the door, He and his disciples have to push their way in. From the throng of people, I conclude that this girl must have been very popular; she was one of those children whom every body likes. After Christ got into the house, there was such a loud weeping that the ordinary tones of voico could not be heard. I do not wonder. I dead daughter was 12 years of age. It is about the happiest time in most Uvea Very litto children suffer many in justices because they are children, and childhood is not a desirable part of human existence they get whacked or set on. But, at 13 years of age the child has come to self-assertion and is apt to make her rights known. And then 13 years of age is too early for the cares and anxieties of life. So this gh-1 was, I think, the merriment of the household. She furnished for tliem the mimicry and the harmless raiRchlef, and roused the guffaw that often rang through that happy home. But now she is dead, and the grief at her departure is as violent ns her "presence had been vi vacious and incpiritin?. Oh! the be reavement w as so sharp, so overwhelm ing! How could they give her up! I suspect that they blamed themselves for this or for that Oh! if they had had some other doctor, or taken some othei medicine, or had been more careful of her health, or if they had not given her that reproof sometime when she had nol really deserved it O, if they had more pationt with her hilarities and, instead of hushing her play, had participated in it! You know there are so many things that parents always blamo themselves for at such times. Only twelve years of age So fair, so promising, so full of life a few days ago, and i now so still! O, what it Is to have a daughter deadl Tho room is full of folks, but yonder is the room where tho young- sleeper is. Tho crowd can not go in there. Only six persons enter, five besides Christ three friends, and, of course, tho father and mother. They havo the first right was theirs, ah eyes in inai room are on tho face of ' this girl. There lay tho beautiful hand, white and finely shapen, but it was not lifted in creotinir to any o! the croup. Uirlst command: "Damsel, I say unto thee, arise!" And without a moment's delay, she arose, her eves wide open, her respectable size. Tho vast majority of to go in. The heaviest part of tho grief tho church membership round the world put forth no direct effort for the salvation of men. Did 4 say there would have to be a change? I correct that and say, There will be a change. If there Jbe fifteen million persons added every year to tho world's popnlo tion, then, there will be thirty million added to the church, and forty million, and fifty, and sixty million. How will It be done? It will be done when the church' will meet Christ on the plain. Come down out of the mountain of ex clusiveness. Come down out of the mountain of pride. Como down out of the mountain of formalism. Come down out of the mountain of freezing Indifference. Old Dr. Stephen IL Tyng, great on earth and in Heaven, once said to me: I am in favor of a changs, I do not know what is the best way of doing things in the churches, but I know the way we are doing now is not the best way, or the world would be nearer its salvation than it seems to be." So I feel; so we all feel, that there needs to be a change. The point at which wo all come short Is not presenting Christ on tho plain, Christ on the level with all the world's woes nnd wants and ne cessities. Tho full change will have to como from the rising ministry. Wo now in the field are too set in our ways. We aro lumbered up with technicalities. We havo too many concordances and dictionaries and encyclopedias and sys tems of theology on our head to get down on the plain. Our vocabulary is too frosted. Wo arc too much under the domination of customs regnant for Vnd five biscuits, neither ot the biscuit larger than your fist Is it chronio ail ment? . Remember the woman who for eighteen year wae bent almost double, and He lifted her face until she could look into the blue sky. Are you a sailor and apend your life battling with the tempests? Remember Him who flung the tempest of Genesareth flat on the crystal pavement of a quiet sea . i That Christ la In sympathy with all who have trouble with their eyes; and that is becoming an almost universal trouble through much reading in rail ears, and the overpressure ot study in the schools where children are expected to) be philosophers at ten, boys and girls at fourteen with spectacles. I say with all such trouble Christ 1 in sympathy. Witness blind Bartlmeua Witness the two blind men in the house Witness the two blind men near Jeri cho. . Witness the man born born blind. Did He not turn their perpetual mid night Into midnoon, till they ran up and down clapping their hands and saying, "I tee! I see!" That Christ is in sympathy with those who stammer, or have silenced ears, notice how promptly He came to that man with impediment of speecli and gave him command of the tonguo so that he could speak with ease, and, putting his fingers into the ears, retnncd the tympanum. Is there a lack of circula tion in your arm, think of Him who cured the defective circulation and the Inactive muscles ot a patient who had lost the use of hand and arm, by say- ing, "Stretch forth thy hund!" and the veins and nerves and muscles resumed their offices, and though mi doing so the joints may have cracked from long dis use, and there may have been a strange sensation from elbow to finger-tip, he stretched it forth! And nothing is the matter with you, but you may appeal to a sympathetic Christ And if you feel yourself to be a great sinner, hoar what 11 said to tuat repentant Aiaguaion, while vvlth a scalding sarcasm Ho dashed hvnocritical nurxuers. And see how He in ude an Immortal liturgy out of tho publican's cry, "Ood be merciful to me a sinner," a prayer so short that the most overwhelmed of fender can utter it, undyet long enough to win celestial dominions. It was well put by a man who had been converted, and who remembered that in his disso lute days he found it hard to get occn pation, because he could not present i certificate for tood churacter. In con mendinir Clir..-i to the neoiile he said. "Bless (iod, 1 huve found out that Jesus will take a man without a character!" Christ on a level with suffering human itv. My text says: 'lie came down with them and stood on the plain." No climbing up through attributes you can not understand. No ascending of the heights of beautiful rhetoric of prayer. No atrainimr after derations you can not reach. No hunting for a Uod that you cannot End. But going right straight to Him and looking int3 His ta-.-e aud taking Hit hand and asking for Hia par don. His comfort His grace, His Heaven. Christ on tha level. When during the sieire of Sebastonol an ofllccr had com manded a private soldier to stand on thH wall exnused to tho cncmv. and re ceive the ammunition ns it was handed up, while he, t!i officer, stood in a place sheltered from the enemy's guns, Gen eral Oonlou leaped upon thu wall to heln. anJ cominunded tho oCicer to fol low him. and then closed with the words: "Nover order a man to do any- .tened forward and too, hold of that . Ujg, ft T ZnZ hand, and said, with a tone nr.d accen- Qur taUatlJa ba3 u ilnM!if ,,one lhroi:gh tualion charged with tenderness and ,h exposures in which H- c-m- morula n to Vp cournc"Roiix !!? hr.a been through it all, and now ote.s Ills svmnalhv in ac.ua.- birnevie. uue ui i i.. inn rm Ultr inrail thekmo-sof Ln-'liuid one uit'ht in dis- ii, t,nrent orv. "Stan Uvea! I Kuise walUlng me streets of London, ... '.. ... , ' . and notiriviii" uccouiitof himself, was one lives: ana u u nt w.uj, , in . roi.rubie prison. take up tho sound, bho lives! cine . .... . ,.,i Mnin,r hnck to tha lives!" and the throng in front ot the t nH ordered thirty tons of coal doorway repeat it "She lives! She Mnd , .,Vfe simply of food for the night lives!" Will not all thows who have prisoners of London, out of hi own lost a daughter feel that such a Christ ! experiences that i.iglit hu did tis- And a that can sympathize? our i,ora i . w""1""" n .ti,, mvnKlnn 1I thnwad how 1 geoned, and Men. and hungry, and per- . ., ! M-cuted. and .uu. outof His own ex he lelt about me ossoi ason. nere are ; , i&r helpftlli and ri;scue the obsequies. A loDg procession; a widowed mother following her only I jlim -.in, i the plain. As long as son. I know not how long the husband y,,,, ,.LU1 up in the mountain of your a .. , . , ana lamer nau gone, mimpun wus son, j who had now come to be a young man, tho leadership of that household had fallen. I think he had got to be the breadwinner. He was proud of his mother, nnd she should never lack tiny thing as long-as he lived. And there it no grander spectacle on earth than I a young man standing between want j and a widowed mother. But thai young man had fajlon lifeless undei , accident or disaster, and he was being carried out Only a Tery few houri prue you will get no holp. That is the res.xiii ko manv never find the salvation of liin gospel. They sit high up in the Mount Hliine of their onunonativaness, uil they have their opinion about Ood, and their opinion about the soul, and Uieir opinion about eternity. Havo you any idea that yo?:r opinion will havo any clfeet tipou tho two tremendous facts, that you uro a sinner, and that Christ is re inly at vaur Rarnest nraver to save you. 1 the final day of accounts how much will yonr opinion bo worth? Your opinion will not be of much importance I efure the blast of tho Archangel's trumpet centuries. Come on, young men of tho ministry. ! eye picks out the chief mourner, He Take this pulpit take all the pulpit' ' puts His hand on the bier as much a to and in the languago of the street and say to tho pallbearers: "Stop! There the market-place and the family circle will be no burial to-day. That broken preach Christ on the plain. ' As soon as heart must be healed. That mother the church say by ita attitude, not nec- must havo her home rebuilt" And then' in that land are allowed to pass be tween d'ce::so and burial. It lathe same When the life of this plunet shall lie tin or thn nxt And there thev move ' threshed out wl'li t. Iv null ol tlilltit.i on. Christ meets the procession. His bolt nobody Foledo r. Manhattan Jc Summit Av JronvUl,.,,;;,"' W3ea" Cnnice WUIUtoa. Trowbrldg Limestone .. OakHarboi'.... "" Kin leeway Krumont., ' i-ijae Bellevne "" Nickel pi.teJc.;;;; Lyme MonrosTllle.. . Norwslk NorwallJc,,. Bertlind... Clerk-Held.." wniiorox.,. LINCOLN'S BIRTHDAY. General Obaarvano of tha Day by efb lloan Clubs Banqaota and tpeaehea, Columbus, O., Feb, 11 Th Ohio Stat League ot Republican - dub eloasd it annnal convention last even ing with a banquet in celebration of Lincoln' birthday In whloh they were joined by a number ot prominent re publican of the state. Nearly 400 sat down at the banquet table, which war spread in Wlrth wain's halL The chlel feature of the banqu et ' were to be speeches by Chauncey M. Depew, 3. 8. Clarkaon and J. Sloat Fosse tt, and great was the disappotn tment when it was announced at the last moment that Depew and Clarkson had sent regrets and Mr. Fassett had not arrived. President W. I. Squire, of Toledo, de livered a abort address of welcome, in troducing ex-Gov. Foraker as toasttn as ter. Mr. Depew was announced to re spond to the toast "A braham Lincoln." In his absence, the toast was drank In silence standing. Gov. McKIuley mode the most important speech ot the even ing. He responded to the toast "Ohio." New York. Feb. 13. The sixth an nual dinner of the Republican club was held at Delmonico's last night in honor of the memory of Abraham Lincoln. President James A. Blanohaid presided. Prominent roan from all parts of the country were present Let ters of re gret were received from President Har rison, Secretaries lilaine and Isobleand others. Philadelphia, Feb. 13. Tho anni versaryof tho birth of Abraham Lin' coin was universally observed In this city by tho various republican organ! zalions. The two most prominent ob servances wcra thoso of tho Young Uo' publican Club, who banqueted at Horti cultural hall, and the Pennsylvania club, who held their banquet at the Hotel Stratford. At tho banquet of tho Pennsylvania club the distinguished guests from out side of the city were Attorney General Miller, Senator (uillinger, ol Aew Hampshire; Solicitor Li uncial Tuft; Congressman 8. E. Payne, of New York, and Congressman Stone, of Penn sylvania. At tho banquet of the ioung Kepub- lican club covers wero laid for over 800 people They also cntertainud a cabi net officer (Secretary Noble) and a largo number ot distinguished guests, from all over the state. TYPHOID FEVER EPIDEMIC. the rincna Herring- Aiiwna; Hi lltiltrewe III Nrvr York I'llr. New Yopk. F -b 18. Nineteen now cases of typhus fever have been discov ered in various parts of tills city since J o'clock Friday morning, thus making with fiftv-scven cases unearthed Thurs day, seventy-six cases in all. The vic tims are nearly all Jews, both Kussian and Polish, who recently arrived here on the steamship Mussila, from Mar seilles, and who on landing, although the ship was said to be infected, found sleeping accommodations in some of the lowest teuiMiienl houses on the East Side. All tho victims havo been re moved to North Ilrolhors island and the places they were taken from carefully fumiguted and quarantined, a black flag being floated from a short distance ou o tlicr side of the pestilent houses. The hospital on North Brothers Island is filled to its utmost capacity and the physlciuns thcro will erect a large wooden pavilion to accommodate a largo number of patient. Dr. Edson, of the health board, said to a reporter yesterday: "Tho plague Is by no mean ended. We have acted promptly and on the first suspicions, but you see many had been scattered around and had already come In coutaot with many other persons and you may look fot new cases hourly. 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To trust Him, love Him, and obey Oim 1 all that is required. Tc 'that oreed I Invite all mankind. T. DeWltt Talma(fe." The reason Christianity hua not made more rapid advance is because the peo . pie' are asked to believe tod manj things. There are, I believe, to-daj million of good Christian who havi never joined the church and are not .counted among the Lord' friends, be cause they can not believe all the thing! that they are required to believe. One half the things a man Isexpected to be IIawm In Antav 4st nln, tliat nlilirntl fl! reach Heaven have no more to do witt 'hi salvation than the question: Hots many volcanoes ere there in the moon! or, How far opart from each other ar the rings of Saturn? or, How man teeth were there In the Jaw-bone wltl which Samson emote the Philistines? 1 believe ten thousand things, but non V(if tbem have anything to do with mj , salvation, except these two, t am a sin ner and CtiriM nr"" 'o nre tne. Mu 6lciuns tell u. ;.,e ofuve ooDiu life to come all the people," and it proves Its earnestness' In the matter, people on foot and on horseback and In wagons and in carriages will come to j the churches In such numbers that they will have to be met at tha door by ushers, saying: "You 'were here last' Sunday; you can not como in to-dny. Gentlemen aod ladies, you roust take your turn." And it will be as In the Johnstown freshet and disaster, when a government station waa opened for the supply of bread, and it took the officers of the law to .keep the sufferer in line because of tho great rush for food. When this famine-strue'. world realizes that tho church is a govern ment station set up by. the Government 'of the Universe to provide the bread of eternal life for all the people the rush will be unprecedented and unimagin able. Astronomers huve been brtsy measur Ing worlds, and they have told us how great is the circumference of thl world and how great I it diameter, yea, they have kept on until they have weighed our planet and found it weight to be Ix sextillion ton. But by no science ha the weight of this world' trouble been weighed. Now. Christ standing on the level of our humanity stands in sympathy with every trouble. There are ao many achln r heads; Ills ached under -the thorns. TJuwo are so many weary feet; ilia were woru with th looking into the face of the young man (for in thoso lands the face Is alway exposed to such a procession) Christ peaks one sentence, before .which TVnth full nrostrato under tha bier: . .. w . .1 1 i paraou jrom nuuu "Young man, I say unto thee, ariseM what petition, by tie sat lip wuilD biiu uvurju,yvu juuwivr t wrapped him in her arms, and well nigh , smothered him with her caresses, and : tho air was rent with congratulation. I Can anyone who hns ever lost ft eon doubt that Christ sympathies with such, voe? And how many there are who tieud tlmt particular comfort. It was not hi How sentiment, when, after Ed mund Iturke, the greatest orator ot his time, had lost his son, and tb. be reaved father, crossing the pasture field, met the horse that had belonged to that deceased son, that the orator threw bis arms around the hone's neck and kissed the dumb brute. It wns not hollow sentiment, when David, tho psalmist, i cried out at the news of his ion's death, although he had been a desperately bad boy: "O, Absalom, may son! my son! Would God I had died for thee! 0, Absalom, my son! my son!" Hut for such and all othr bereavement there I divine condolence. Christ on the plain. I care not from Hi.l MAK annul your oDlnions, Cocie aov. n out of the :1101m tain of oninionaiivencsK, ant meet Christ on the j.iu:u, wm-re you unlit meet Him or never meet llun at an, ex cept as you meet lliui on the jmiMi.-.it throne, A t .irlst easy to ffct at! No armed sentinel to challe:i:,'- you. No ruthless officer to scrutlniz the papers yoa lro Kent. Immediate iWhpuiiMt. lin,.;Miiuie torglveuuaa. Iiumedibte so ace. lurun what struggle peoiiie miM I o U fcvt a pardon from worldly autiioiity! By Willi 1 iiiuuriintu, by what nervoes strain of anx iety, by what ai.roit nh. A count of Italy wns condemned to be put to death at Milan. The countess, hear ing of the sentence, hastened to Vienna to ek his pardon. The death warrant was already on iu way. 'J he countess, arriving in Vienna in the night, hasuiiied to the palace gates, Thu attendants forbade her entrance at all, and es pecially at nit'ht, but rho overtame them with he entreaties, and the em press waa wakened and the countess E leaded before her for the life of her unhand, and then the emperor was wakened to hear the same plea.- Com mutation of sentence was granted, but how could she overtake the oRlcer who had started with the ueath-warrant, and would she be too lute to save the life of her husband? By four relays of horses, and stopping not a raomeut for food she reached the city of Milan as bar husband waa on the way to the scaf fold. Just In tlmo to save him. and not minute to spare, she came up. You see there were two difficulties in the way. The one was to get the pardon what side yon approach Him, you can ' ftlgned, and the other to bring it to the touch lilra ana get ills help. I it men tal depression you suffer? Eemember Him who said: "My God, my God, why hast Thou forsaken me?" Is it a strug gle for bread? Rernefuber lllin who led the five thousand with two minnow right place in time. Ulory be to Uod, we need go through no sucn exigency. No long mad to travel. No pitiless beating at palace flute. I'ardon her. Pardon now. 1 ur.n.u lor the asking, 'anion forever. A Saviour easy to get at. .A Christ on rbe plalul ous war between the three lar-'st co:n panics will come to an end M-'Call in on the warmest personal terms with J'residunt Hyde, of the. Kr.iiU'jU. and President McCurdy, of tho Mutual Life Iiihutunce Company of New Vorii. These tlimi cmi'Mniies doin 'into the lifo insurance b.mness i.f tho L11 kd .State b?cuuse thev lire- the throe larg est in the wurl J. They have for year foii'ht eacU other Ineettiitr.iy and tho election of Mr. McCall ill end this war fare nnd it is expected that in fu'urethe threo iar,;o co npin'cs will ouly !';'ht wita the usual bnxiiiets wvuptjnt. orileretl anrl Holilii-.l. El Paso. Tox.. Veb. YX l-'ranelaca Marlnne 'una arrived hure from Anthony, N. M.. mill rejiortx thiit in the ruins ol the powder mills, e.oht. tniles above this city on tha Ulotlr iiinle. he saw two Americans lyintf dead inside ono of th doors. A large pool of blotxl was Inaide the door. Eesidents along tho river report b?elng two Americans ffuliif towards the ruin Thursday. The po tv dor mill before Its destruction belonged to a well organized gang of train rob ber under the leadership of Doc Smart. It ia believed the den.l men were mem bers of the gang who returned to thu old scenes and wore murdered and robbed. Hlatna tba JnoKlnUy l aw lor lhelr I'nv-ertr. Vienna, Feb. IS, Skilled mechanics and other are flocking here from tho Austrian province and from Hungary, hopinff to find torn help in thnir desti tution. The refugees, most of whom are in absolute want and many of whom have been without food for many dava. attribute their miseries to the American MuKlnley law, which has re sulted in throwing thorn out of work by crushing certain branches ot A us trlsvn Industrie which supplied the American market. MoKlnley I spoken of by these people as an ogro who ha Zoar Kollvnr Navarre , Maaalllon Slppo , (.rurtiYillc . Mellon lluriuncitjr.. Orvlllc I. Vmitbvllle ... Cruaton I.odl Pawnt-ii Si'iic'r. .. , IMutocka Wulliiiitlon.. . Hrltliii.n W hiti-fox ClarkaSi-IU ... Hurl land Xorwiilk Jc. , Nome! It .... '.iolilot'Villl-., i.viiie NUk-LriaiuJc 4- ilqvne 1'lyu- frrnioiu Klnir'a-ajr. (ink llitrlior l.iint- Miotic, . . Trobrlili;e .... vViiliioii Ciirtiri- enl.-n IUiIi-v Iroiiillli. .Il-l.lll I ,... ''i-'-Hi Jr . 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