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THE SIN OF INDOLENCE. .Dr. Talmago Preaches a Practloal Sermon to Young People. The Cause of La.lneM and It Kvll Be. ults How It Endanger the Soul "Go to the Ant, Thou Bluggartlf ;ConIder Her ' Way and be WUe." I At the Brooklyn tabernacle last Sun day Rev. Dr. Talmage preached a ser mon on a practical topic, giving shrewd common-sense lessons of inestimable value to his hearers, especially to the . young people. His text was, Prov. sli. 97: "The slothful man roasteth not that which ho took in hunting." The ser- . mon follows: David, and Jeremian, and Ezeklel, and Micah and .Solomon of the text showed that sometime they had been out on a hunting expedition. Spears, lances, swortU and nets were employed in this service. A deep pitfall would be digged. In the center of it there was some raised ground with a pole pn which a lamb would be fastened, and the wild beast not seeing the pitfall, but only seeing the lamb, would plunge for its prey and dash down, itself cap tured. Birds were caught in gins or pierced with arrow! The hunters in olden timo had two missions, one to clear the land of ferocious beasts and the other to obtain meat for themselves and their families. The occupation and habit of hunters are a favorite Bible simile. David said ho was hunted by his enemy like a partridge upon the mountain. My text is a hunting scene. A sportsman arrayed In a garb appro- priate to the wild chase let slip the bloodthirsty hounds from their ken nels, and mounting his fleet horse with a halloo and the yell of the greyhound pack, they are off and away, through brake and dell, over marsh and moor, across chasms where a misstep would hurl horse and rider to death, plunging into mire up to the haunches or Into swift streams up to the bit, till the game is tracked by dripping foam And blood, and the antlers crack on the rocks, and the hunter has just time to be In at the death. Yet, after all the haste and peril of the chase, my text represents this sportsman as being too Indolent to dress the game and pepare It for food. He lets it lie in the door yard of his home and become a portion for vermin and beaks of prey. Thus by one master stroke, Solomon gives' a picture of laziness, when he says: "The slothful man roasteth not that which he took In hunting." The most of hunt- rs have the game they shot or en trapped cooked the same evening or the next day, but not so with this laggard of the text Too lazy to rip off the hide. Too lazy to kindle the fire, and put the gridiron on the coals. The first picture I ever bought was an engraving of Thorwaldsen'a "Autumn." ' The olusters of grapes are ripe on the vine of the homestead, and the returned hounds, panting from the chase, are ly- ing on the door sill, and the hunter is unshonlderlng the game, while the housewife Is about to take a portion of it and prepare it for the evening meal. Unlike the person of the text, she wm enough industrious to roast that which had been taken In hunting. Rut the world has had many a specimen, slnee Solomon's time of those whoe law! tudeand Improvidence and absurdity were depicted In my text The most of those who have made a dead failure of life can look back and see a time when si great opportunity opened but they did not know It They wem not as wlv . as. George Stephensin. "the father o' railways," who, when at sixWn year of age he received an appointment to work at a pumping engine for twelve . shillings a week, criert out: "Mow, i am a made man for life." God gives to most men at least one good opportunity. A (rrcat Grecian general was met by a group of beggars, and he said to them: "If you want beasts to plow your land I will lend you some. If you want land I will give you some. If you want seed to sow your land I will see that you get It But I will encourage none In Idleness." So, God gives to most people an opportuni ty of extrication from depressed elrcura stances. As if to create In us a hatred for Indolence, God has made those ani mals which are sluggish to appear loath' some In our eyes, while those which are fleet and active lie has clothed with at tractiveness. .The tortoise, the sloth, the bdiiLL the crocodile, repel us, whilo the deer and the gazelle are as pleasing as .'they are fleet, and from the swift 1 wings of Innumerable blrda .God ha snared no purple or gold or let or crim son or snowy whiteness.- Besides all this the Bible is constantly assaulting the vlee of laziness. Solomon seems to order the Idler out of his sight as being beyond au human instruction when he says: "Oo to the ant, thou sluggard; consider her ways and be wise." And Paul seems to drive him up fromhlsdln- Ing table before he gets through his first . course of food with the assertion: "If uny will not work, neither shall he eat Now, what are the causes of laziness -. and what are its evil results? I knew a man who was never up to time.- It seemed impossible for him to meet an engagement When he was to be marv rled, he missed the train. His watch seemed to take on the habits of Its owner and was always too slow. He had a constitutional lethargy for which he did not seem responsible. So Indo lence often arises from the natural temperament I do not know but that ' there Is a constitutional tendency to this vice in every man. However active you may generally be, have you not on. some warm spring day felt a touch ot this reeling on you, aitnougn you may have shaken It off as yon would a rep tile? But some are so powerfully tempted to this by their bodily constitu tion that all the work of their life has been accomplished with this lethargy Hanging on their back or treading on their heels. You sometimes behold it la childhood. The child moping and lounging within doors while his broth ers and sisters are at play, or If he join them, he is behind In every race and beaten In every game. Ills nerves, his muscles, his bones are smitten v.lth this palsy. ' Ho vegetates rathe than lives, creeps rather than walks, yawns, rather than breathes. : The ani mal in his nature 1st stronger than tho intellectual. Ho Is generally a great eater and active only when he cannot digest that which ho has eaten. It re quires as muoh effort for him to walk as for others to run. . Languor and drow siness are his natural Inheritance. He is built for a slow-flailing vessel, a heavy hulk,' and an Insufficient cut-water. Place an active man in such a bodily structure,, iind the latter would be shaken to pieces in one day. Every law of physiology demands that he be su pine. Such a one Is not responsible foi this powerful- tendency of his nature, His great duty is resistance. When 1 see a man fighting an unfortunate tem peramental! my sympathies are aroused, and I think of Victor Hugo's account ol a scene on a war ship, where, in the midst of a storm at sea, a great cannon got loose, and it was crashing this way and that and would have destroyed the ship; and the chief gunner, at the al most certain destruction of his own life, rushed at it with a handspike to thrust between the spokes of the wheel of the rolling cannon, and by a fortunate lev erage arrested the gun till it could be lashed fast But that struggle aid not seem so disheartening as that man en ters upon who attempts to fight his nat ural temperament, whether it be too fast or too slow, too nervous or too lymphatic God help him, for Uod only can. Furthermore, Indolence Is often a re sult of easy circumstances. Hough ex perfcnee in earlier lifo seems to be nec essary in order to mane a man acuve and enterprising. Mountaineers are nearly always Bwarthy, and those who have tolled among mountains of trouble get tho most nerve and muscle and brain. Those who have become the de liverers of nations once had not where to lay their heads. Locusts and wild honey have been the fare of many a John the Baptist, while those who have been fondled of fortune and petted and praised have often grown up lethargic, They have none of that heroism which comes from fighting one's own battles. The warm summer sun of prosperity has weakened and relaxed them. Born among the luxuries of life, exertion has been uunecessary, and, therefore, they spend their time In taking it easy. They may enter Into business, but they are unfitted for its application, for its hard ships, for Its repulses, and after having lost the most of that which they have Invested, go back to thorough Inaction This costly yacht may do well enough on the smooth, glassy bay, but can not live aa hour amid a chopped sea. Another cause of indolence Is severe discouragement There are those around us wha started life with tho most san guine expectation. Their enterprise excited the remark of all compeers. But some sudden and overwhelming misfor tune met them, and henceforth they have seen inactive. Trouble, instead of making them more determined, has overthrown them. They have lost all self-reliance. They imagine that all men and all occurrences are against them. They hang their heads where once they walked upright They be come inissnthroplo and pronounce all men liars and scoundrels. They go melancholia and threadbare to their crraves. You cannot rouse them to action bv the most glittering offer. In most cojios these persons have been hon orable and upright all their lives, for rogues never get discouraged, as there Is always some other plot they have not laid and some other trap they have not sprung. There are but few sadder sights than a man ef talent and tact ant undoubted capacity giving np life as a failure, like a line of magnificent steamers rotting against wharves, from wilch they ought to have been carrying the exportation of a nation. Every great financial panic produces a large crop of such men. In the great estab lishments where they were partners in business, they are now weighers or draymen or clerks cot small salary. Reverie Is also a cause of Indolence. There are multitudes of men who ex pect to achieve success In life, who are entirely unwilling to put forth any physical, moral or Intellectual effort They have a great many eloquent theo ries of life. They arc all tho while ex' pecting something to turn up. They pass their life In dreaming. They have read in light literature how men sud denly and unexpectedly came to large estates, or found a pot of buried gold at tho foot of the rainbow of Good Luck, or had somo great offer made them. They have passed their lives in reverie. Notwithstanding he is pinched with poverty, and any other man would K downcast at the forlorn prospect, he U always cheerful ond sangnine and jov ial, for he does not know but that be may be within a day. or two of astound ing success. You cannot help be enter taincl with his cheerfulness of temper. All t lie world wishes him well, for he nev er did any body any harm. Atlast he dies in just the same condition In which he lived, sorrowful only because ho must leave the world just at the time when his long-thqnght-of plans were about to bis successful Let no young man tjrgin life with reverie. There Is noth ing accomplished without hard work. Do not in idleness expect something to turn up. It will turn dowa. Indoleuce nd wickedness always make bad luck. These people of reverie are always about to begin. They say, "Walt a lit tle." So with the child who had a cago containing a beautiful canary, and the door of the cage was open and a cat was m the room. "Better shnt the door of the cage," said the mother. "Walt a minute," said the boy. Whilo ha was waiting the feline ereature, with one ' spring, took the canary. The way that many lose the opportunity of a lifetlmo is by the same principle. They say, "Wait a minute." My advice is not to wait at all. , - Again, bad habits are a fruitful source of indolence. Sinful Indulgences shut a man's shop and dull his tools and steal his profits. Dissoluteness is generally the end of industry. There are those who have the rare faculty of devoting occasionally a day or a week to loose in dulgences, and at the expiration of time go back with bleared eyes and tremu lous hands and bloated cheeks to the faithful and successful performance ol their duties. Indeed their employers and neighbors expect this amusement or occasional season of frolic and was sail. Some of the best workmen and most skilful artisans have this mode ol conducting themselves, but, as the t!m rolls on, the season of dissipation becomei more protracted and the season of steadi ness and sobriety more limited, until the employers become disgusted and th man is given up to a continual and ruin ous idleness. When that point has ar rlvld he rushes to destruction with as tonlshing velocity. When a man witl wrong proclivities of appetite has noth ing to do, no former self-reBpect 91 moral restraint or the beseechings o: kindred can save him. The only safety for a man who feels himself under th fascination of any form of temptatior is an employment which affords neithei Tccreation nor holiday. Nothing car be more unfortunate for a man of evil Inclination than an occupation whiet keeps him exceedingly busy during 8 part-of the year and then leaves him for weeks and months entirely unem ployed. There are many men whe cannot endure protracted leisure. The are like fractious steeds that must constantly be kept to the load, for week's quiet makes thcra intractable and uncontrollable. Bad habits pro duce idleness and idleness produces bad habits. The probability is that you will either have to give up your loose indul gences or else give up your occupation. Sin will take all enthusiasm out of your work, and make you sick of life drudg ery, and though now and then between your seasons of dissipation, you may rouse up to a sudden activity and start again In tho chose of some high and noble end, even though you catch the game, you will sink bock Into slothful ness before you have roasted that which you took in hunting. Bad habits unfit man for everything but politics. Now, what are the results of Indo lence? A marked consequence of this vice Is physical disease. The healthiness of the whole natural world depends upon activity. The winds, tossed and driven In endless circuits, scattering the mist from the mountains, and scoop ing out death damps from the caves and blasting the miasma of swamps sad hurling back the fetid atmosphere, of great cities, are healthy, just because of their Bwiftness and uncontrollable of sweep. But, after awhile, tho wind falls and the hot sun pours through it and when the leaves are still and tho grain fields bend onto more all day long, then pestilence smites Its victims and digs trenches for the dead. Tho fountain, born far up In wild wood of the mountain, comes down brighter for every obstacle against which it Is riven and singing a nw song on every shelf of rock over which it bounds, till it rolls over the wate. wheels In the valleys not ashamed tc grind corn, and runs through the long grass of the meadow, where wil lows reach down to dip their branehei and the unyoked oxen come at eventide to cool. Healthy water! Bright water! Happy water! While some stream, tc lazy any more to run, gathers itself Ink a wayside pool, where the swine wallow nnd-ttlthy insects hop over the surface, and reptiles crawl among the ooze and frogs utter their : hideous croak, and by day and night there rise from the - foul mire and green Kunm, fever, and plague, and death. There U an cndluHS" activity under foot and overhead. Not one 4 o'clock in the flower bed, not one fly on the window pane, .not one squirrel gather Ing fowl from the cones of the white pine, not one rabbit feeding on clover tops, not one drop falling la a shower,'. aot one minnow glancing in the sea, not one quail whistling from the grass, not ne hawk cawing in the sky,' but Is busy now aad Is busy always! fulfilling Its mission as certainty a-i any monarch on earth or any angel In Heaven. You hearthenhoutof tho pl'iwboys basy In the field and the rattle of the whlfila trees on the harrow.but you do not know that there Is more1 Industry ia the earth upturned and In the dumb vegetation under foot than in all that you see. If you put your ear to a lump of riven sod you may hear nothing in the roots- aad spicule) of grass, but there are at work spades and cleavers and pile drivers and battering rams and internecine wars. I do not wonder that the lively fancy of the ancients saw in the Inanimate crea tion around Floras and Pomas' and Otocc and Fanrm and Fairies and Satyrs and Nymphs. .- Everything is boxy, nothing, is inanimate, except' the man who cap not seethe life and hear the music At U10. creation. tho morning stars sing together, but they were only itie choir which was to lead all the stars and all 'the mountains and all the sens in Uod's worship. All' natural objects seem at one and the same time unit ing ' In' 'work'-' - and joy and worship.'. Itt Opd's ', creation" there Is no pause- In .either the -worship or the work or the joy. Amid all nat ural objects at one and the same time It is Halloween and Whit Sunday and Ash Wedaesdny and All Saints' day. All the healthy beauty of that which ws see and hear In the natural world Is de pendent upon activity and unrest Men will be healthy Intellectually, morally and physically only upon the condition qf an active Industry. I know men die every day of overwork. They drop down in coal piis and among the spindles of northern factories and on the cotton plantations of the south. In every city and town and village yon find men groan ing under burdens, as, in the east, the camels stagger under their foods between Aleppo and Damascus. Life Is crushed out every day at counters and work benches and anvils. But there are other multitudes who die from mere inertia. Indulgences evory day are con tracting diseases beyond the oatholloon of allopathy and homeopathy and liydropathy and eloctielsm. Bather than work they rush upon lancets and scalpels. Nature has provided for those who violate her laws by inactivity, what rheum for the eyes, and what gout for the feet, and what curvature for the spine, and what strictnres',for the chest and what tubercles tor the lungs, and what rheumatisms for the muscles aad what - neuralgias for " the nerves. Nature in time arraigns every such culprit at her bar, and presents against ' him an Indictment ot one hundred counts, and convicts him on ' each one of them. The laws of nature will not stop their action because men may be ignorant of them. Disease, when it comes to do its work, .does not- ask whether you understand hygiene, or pathology, or materia med ico. If there were not so many lies written on tombstones and In obituaries, you would see what multitudes of the world's inhabitants are slain in their attempts to escape the necessity of toil. Men cross oceans and continents, and climb the Alps, and sit under the sky of Italy or the shudow of Egyptian Pyra mid, and go down into ancient' ruins, and bathe at Baden Baden, and come home with the same shortness of breath and the same poor digestion and the same twitching of the nerves, when at home with their own spade they might have dug health out of the ground, or with their own ax hewn health out of a log, or with their own scythe garnered health from the grain field. There oit many who estimate the respectability ol 1 an occupation by the little exertion it demands, and would not have their children enter any employment where their hands may be soiled, forgetting that a laborer's overalls are Just as honorable as a priest's robes and an anvil is just an respectable as a pulpit Health ttiei from the bed of down and says: "I can not sleep here;" and from the table Bpread with ptarmigan and epicurean viarvdt, saying: "I cannot eat here;" and from the vehicle of soft cushions and easy springs, saying:"I cannot ri:le here:" and 1 from houses luxuriantly wanned and upholstered, saying, "I cannot live , here;" and soma day you inert Health, who declined all these luxui'iiu'.t places, 1 walking in the plow's furrow or swel tering beside the hiuimg forgs or spin nlng among the looms or driving a dray or tinning a roof or carrying hort-4 of i brick up the la Ider of a walL . Furthermore, notice that indolenco : endangers tho soul. S'.t.iu makes his chief conquests over men who have nnlhinv to .In. nr. if thev h ive, refuso to I do it There Is a legend that St. " ... 1 Thomas, years after ChrUt's resurrec tion, began again to doubt and he went to tho Apostle and told t.'t -m about his doubts. Eauh Apostle I -';ed at him with surprise, and then a-.w he must be excused, for he had no time to listen any longer. Then St. Thomas went to the. devout women of his time and ex pressed his doubts. Theaid they were sorry, but they had no time to listen. Then St Thomas concluded that It was because they were so busy J that the Apostles and th; devout . women had no doubts, dlencsi not ; only leads a man into asm Nations whieh ' harm his inirals, but often thrnst-t upon ' him the worst kind of skepticism, ioaf- era are almost Infidels. arj fast get- ting to be. Consummate idlers never j read tho Bible and, if they pp-ar in church, enn ba di-ingnishiil in any audience of a thousand by tli.-if llstletiv ness, for they are too lazy to hear. It Is not so much among oeeunlel mer-. chants, Industrious mechanics and pro fessional men always bu.sy that you ' hear the religion of Jesus mingled, a In public lounging places given np to V profanity and dissoluteness. 1 They have no sympathy with the unoK that says: fet him that stole, steal no more, but 1 rather let him labor, working with his hands the thing which is good, that he may have to give to him that needeth." i never knew a man iriven tin to thor- ongh Idleness that wasconverted. Simon ' and Andrew were converted while fish ing, and Lydla whjle selling purple, and the shepherds of Bethlehem watching their flocks heard the voice of angels, and'-" Cldoon" ' was threshing ' on" the threshing floor, but no one was evercon verted ;wlth his hands in his pockets. Let me tell tho Idler tha t there Is no hops 1 for him either in this world or in vho world which Is to come.' If the Son of Uod. who owned the whole universe, w-Tfked In the carpenter shop of Jo-1 soph, surely we, who own so little, yet j want so much, ought to be busy. The redeemed In heaven are never idle. What exciting songs they sing! On what messages of lovo they fly through all the universe, fulfilling God's high behest and taking worlds In one circuit rushing with Infinite fierceness against sin and cruelty and oppression, and making the gates of hell to quake at the ' overthrow of the principalities of darkness, and In the same twinkle of an eye speeding back to their thrones with tho news of sinners repentant The River of Life is ever flowing, and the palms ever waving, and the hallelulas ever rising, and the harps ever sound ing, and the temple always open, and the golden streets always arush with chariots of salvation, and the last place which you ought ever to want to go to is Heaven unless you want to be busy. Alas, my hearers, that In thin world there should be so many lounger and so few workers. We go into the vineyard of the church, and we hear the arbor groan under the hef t of the vine and the clusters hanging down, large, and thick, and ripe, cluster against cluster! fairer than (the bunches ol Eschol and Engedl, and at a touch they will turn Into wine, more ruddy time that of Llbanus and Helbon. But where are thu men to gather the vintage and tread the wine press? There comes tc your ear a sound of a thousand wheat fleliW ready for the sickle. The grain it ready. It Is tall. It is full, It Is golden. It waves In the sunlight It rustles in the wind. It would fill the bams. It would crowd the gar.ners. After awhile it will lodge, or the mildew and the rust will smite it O, where are the reapers to bind the sheaves? The enemies of God are marshaled. You sue the glitter of their bucklers. You heal tho pawing of their chargers, and all along tho line of battle ia heard the shout of their great captain, and at the armies of the living God they hurl their defense. They come, not in numben like the hosts of Sennacherib, but thett multitude is like the leavesof the forest and the sound of their voices like thun der of the sea. Mailed in hell's impene trable armor, they advance with the waving of their banners and the dan ing of their plumes. . Their ranks art cot easily" to tie broken,' for the bat teries of hell will open to help them and too - thousand angel of dark nee? wiflill . to Pity Vnwn are the chosen few, who will throw themselves into the jaws of this con flict? King James gave to Sir John Scott, for his courage, a charter of arms with a number of spears for the crest and the motto, "Beady!" aye, readyl" and, yet, when God calls us to the work and the cause demands our espousal, and interests dreadful as the judgment as solemn as eternity tremblo in the balance, how few of us are willing to throw ourselves in the breach, crying "Ready, aye, ready." 0, 1 should like to see Uod arise for the defense of his his own cuubc and the disenthrallment of a world in bondage. How the fet ters would snap and how darkness would fly and how heaven would sing. You have never seen an army like that which God sliall gather from the four winds of heaven to fight his bottles. ' They shall cover every hilltop and stretch through every valley, and man tho ves.-tcls on every sen. There shall neither bo uproar, nor wrath, .nor smoke, nor bloodshed. Harvests shall not lie waste in tho track, nor cities be consumed. Instead of the groans of captives shall coma the song of those re deemed. Yet tho conquest shall be none tho less complete, for, if in that hour when nil should be vigilant, the Church of God should neglect to seize the prize civl the enitse should seem to fail, from the graveyards nnd cemeteries of nil Christendom the good snd faith ful of the past would spring to their feet in time to save the cause, and though tho sfin might not again stand still above Wiboon, or the moon in the valley of Aialou, the day would le long enough to gain a decisive victory for Ood and tho truth, But, my text Is descriptive also of those who hunt for opportnnit'os. nnd, when they get them, do not use them, The rabbit they overcome by nn early morning tramp lies for weeks uncooked in the dooryard. The deer that they brought down after long nnd exhaust ing pursuit In the Adirondaeks, lies on their doorsill undressed, and the savory venison becomes a malodorous carcass. ... , . . 1L.1 ' - 4I . . 1. ! 1 ney roast noi mui wmcn wiry wnm m hunting. Opportunities laboriously cap tured, yet useless, and that which cams in Invitingly like a string of plover and quail and wild duck hung over a hunter'i shoulder turns to something worm' than nothing. So with Agrippa when almost persuaded to be a Christian. So with the lovely young man who went away from Christ very sorrowful. So with tens of thousands who have whole hands full, whole skies full of winged opportunities which profit them nothing at all, because they roast not that which they took In hunting. O, make out ol this caotured moment a banquet for eternity. The greatest prize In the uni verse to be won is the love and pardon of Christ Win that and you can say: Novr I have found a friend - Whose lore shall never end, JoKuslsmlne! CONSIDERED THEM SINFUL. Objection That the Introducer of Anar- thetlc Had to Meet. It was urged by those who. had learned to admire the dex terity of sur gical art that the day's ot that art were doomed, that surgeons would become mere "pudcllera, m'l nul a laisc senu- ment and fear about pain nnd the In- flh-tion of pain would take from the Es- culaDian fraternity the Imldest.and manliest finalities. Xo more henx-s ! annrerv would now 1 b ra. It. was said that to abolish pain would be to change the laws of nature herself; that pain li a safeguard; that It indicates, in case oi injury, the seat of Injury and, In some Instances, the cause of Injury; that li men learned to minimize or prevent It at pleasure, they might annul It alto gether, and invent a new constitution In whieh this sentinel of danger would be at all times off duty. It was predicted that the most serious mal practice would follow the introduction of aneas- thetlc art It was feared that the art would be used by the robber, by the murderer, by tnose wno were aesiroua of committing deeds of violence for the worst purposes, and that In short It would be a moans of putting the most dangerous and ready weapon of evil sver dreamed of Into the hands of the evil disposed, the worst disposed of the whole community. It was argued that the practice, how ever safe and successful It might be, was sinful, was opposed to the divinely appointed decree, and could not be sus tained, - except in direct defiance of righteous law; for, was not man born to suffer, and was not pain part of the curse that had fallen on man by his first disobedience to the Almighty will? It was insisted on by a more practloal group of objectors that as the process of ansMthcsia became general In its ap plication, the mortality induced by anaesthesia would of Itself be tho death warrant of the declared advancement, and bring all its glory to the dust Dr. Richardson, In Longman s Magazine. DirrtccLTr Is a severe Instructor, set over us by the supreme ordinance of parental guardian and legislator, who knows us better than we know our selves; and He loves us better, too. He that wrestles with us strengthens our nerves and sharpens our skill. Our an tagonist la our helper. The amicable conflict with difficulty obliges ns to an intimate acquaintance with our object and compels us to consider it In all Its relations. It will not suffer us to be superficial. Our city ladles, living In the ordinary circumstances, enjoy - more personal comforts than the aristocrats of the old world can boast even the foremost of them. In Berlin, for example, the only mothod of lighting the royal palace un til recently the present Kaiser having just introduced gas and electrio lights) has been candles. Steam and furnace heat bath rooms, and hot and cold water pipes are unknown luxuries. Lorrr elevation of mind does not make one indifferent to the wants and sufferings of those who are below him on the contrary, as the rarefied air of mountains makes distant objects seum nearer, so are all his fellow-beings brought nearer to the heart of II Ira who look upon them from the height of Hi wisdom. W. & LIB. 1 Time Table in Effect Feb. 1,1892. CENTRAL STANDARD TIM1C diSTM il No. 61 Nu.7Nu.9 Nr. s.m. 7 45 S 4f 0" i Wi 11 ;; in I n.in I (10 I 1 65 1 -i 10 ! a p.m. 4 611 ft 4H 8 li! 6 42 700 7 20 k m H IS H Lb N ,V, V l a. m, Yl M 1 Ki ft :i lU'ilo , I.v k ilnrbur.... .. Ar mom im- li vue i.Mi-Ulln . . I-Art, I 111! lu ;il wi 11 17 11 : 11 w a. m J IM t 10 1 :i 1 411 Ifitl.i ill Lresluu OrrvlllH Ar 12 !) 6M Akron Ar Youuuiituwn 8 17 IS IS 7 : PltMliiinrli Ar' 1 Orrvllle'. Lv 14,, p.m. (i l-i -.1 Ml .1IHM9IIIOII (, Navarre I j J, f. ;',(! 7 nlli-y.iummiiii Ari 2 ivi ;hiiI liuver Ar; -i ,v, Miiur ilue a -u, 9 It 11112 h.lli. 7 4(1 I 7 if li Ui Its ill 8 a' 'ii ;1 8 xi a. ni l f I H 46 A Mi III 411 1- n.. 7 lit .h Ki 7 .V. I 1 M 7 6! ' J ki a in m- 1. 4:1 I,- 8 1 1 U, 7, J M.- 1 14 7 2 A2 1 17 7 5 h la 7 61 7 61 t in 7 64 7 fiH 1 V. 4 IU Sill U, MurlwttH Ar; 7 u aliry Juiii-liuu-.. Lv i" ia Rierrodsvllle . Kiiwerxtoii 1 fin .1 IW i -J) 4 If! 4 M ft III Solo Jewett IH!lnnvl. Vi urreiitou Ilrlllliuit .Miiiuii Jlllii-lliili.. Heuhenville ..Ar ft lit niliiuvillH 4 M 4 i-i i 4H i 61 4 M Yorkvllle HahieVH - KuiliiiKlon Martin rr. Wheeling .Ar A In SkMWiUU.' .iil- jVe.S ..Nii.lfi Wlieellnir .Marlins Kerry miriiuuinu. nullify . Yurkville I IIC011 ville MfiiUmmlli- . . MImkii Junction lir snt wBrrenton blllmivale HURON DIVISION. l.0.,l I it. 111. p.m.! u. in. 1 1 mil : 1.1 ' 14 i'Y 2 4!l ' 11 u 1.1 l . I f; l. .j..... J 111 3 "I I ( M. I s '. I 2 , ; I ' x-.' 2:1 1 ; v & 19 44 I . HI TV Jewett ; !H 2H 4 !! 1 Su Sclu 'II 'I 4 ; () Duweraton . JA"- W SO 4 4 1 hi uowerion ; Lv Hi co 4 8 v. MierroiUvllle II U. w S VhIIbt Jiiiiillnii... .Ar 11 W ' 'J t A4arl(-Ua..7..... Lv ' 110 Cainbrldite 4 67 12 3 I L'unal buver Lv ''' Ak, ' P- '.; Valley Juuctluu... Lv ill. 16 -r ' ; Navarre am. Ufii Of. I ; , .MnnKlllnn UO 1 1:1 6 11 .u Orrvllle Ar 1 !,7 6 64 V) U Hlll17urK Lv 4 1" I f Yiioiiiiitowu '1 4 10 Uri.ii Lv V it tti.0 iTrr'v'uie - Lv : 1 '.7 64 in W L'reMiiu 10 iw; i & 7 in 11 !..; Liidl 10'! 2 11 7 itt iS'Jo riiaiiwr lu 4'" 2 '7 7 Su 1 16 Ueiiliiuton 10 6.' :;u os fut Sorwalk 11 4" I 01 44 iV. Monroevllle 11 6' 4 III 8 55 7 XI ip m. Dellevue 112 H' 4 :tt 8 1 7 M LiyUa 112 t 4 4h Itt IM r'renmut 12 i M:i 6U 8 ii dak liarbur 1 II. 6 26 ft 46 Tulwin Ar1 t '"' & 10 V 46 wihth. aorTH. No.27 No.ifiiLv Ar Hu.aw Hull p.m. a.m. . a.m. p.m. 3 06 Monroevllle 11 66 s 66 -8 46 6 56 Norwalk 64 6 1 4 10 7 20 Milan Ul U. 4 HI 7 60 Ar Huron Lv 9 no 6 :n N.aud23ruiiflal1v. Train No. 8 ruu ilallf between VTIieellnr. Sleulienvllle and Jewett, no dully eifftt fundny tlirmiKh to Monroevllle, connectlnc alio l. p. i . B.irsis ao. mi poimivcu. THHdtlOH ct MIVICK. Between Toledo, Cumbrldne aud Marietta. " Bteubenvlllo sad Wheellnc " " and Akron, Yaanfitown an PltUburr. " Chicago, Akron, Tonngitowa an4 Ptuabum. A.O. Bi.a!, JAMK8 MI HALL. flrn'l Minsser. uen'i ran. aci Early Seed Potato are alwsy scare whho you wDtthem. Ws now have inppljr of the most popular vsrfetie, grown in tb " " right locality to maktaahem desirable. Also aa ample aupplr of fresh and reliable garden seeds, in both bulk and package W invite everybody to come Into our store and examine the namerou varieties, quantities and eioe-lleot quality of the Rood we handle. We have strictly full-cream cheese made by two of the most celebrated cheese makers In the state ol Ohio. The oest Japsn tea for 80 cis. per lb. that was ever told In Wellington at that pile, and a handsome discount In 5 lb. lot. We roast our own coffee and everybody that ever tried it buys It again. Tbc beat varieties of candy end more of It than you ever see outside the great cities. Fruits from (II climes, both ripe and evaporated. Vegetables of ill eUase and every delicacy of the season. A large variety of health foods lor dyspeptics snd Invalids, Including the dtservedly famous Long' Bieaklsnt Flour, wblcb the moat tender and 'delicate stiimach will ssblxllate. Compressed pessonp, ' Highland evaporated crest". Impt rial cresm dewert, fruit flavored pud dine. Impel la table jelly, Fremont bams snd hscon,' Baltimore oyster from 0rt bands, pickles, saoces, ketchup, olives, relishes snd canned good In more kinds snd , larger quantities than '""' has been kept In the whole tovsn heretolore. Our basement Is fnTl of lime, cement, calcined ptasW, plastering hair, rock lump salt, etc. i In glassware, rhlo an ft decorated tableware, and si) earthen goods, our stock Is ample and attractive. We nave no lottery schsmee nor gift attachment In oor transaction nd will sell all good of same qnality at as to price a tb lowest. B 0 W y B Y & H L L