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. HEALED BY A TOUCH.
Theme of a Discourse by Bev. '. DeWitt Talmage, D. D, A Immii Drawn From One of ChrUt'l sUmole Ho Addition of Help to Other Without Subtraction of Power From Ouraelvea A Mew Freaorlptlon. ' In a recent sermon at the Brooklyn : Tabernacle, Rev. Dr. Talmage chose 'for his sermon the Inquiry addressed by the Saviour to those who surrounded 'Him when the Invalid woman, having touched His garment, He asked, "Who iTouched Me?" Mark t., 8L ' A great crowd of excited people el bowing each other this way and that, 'and Christ in the midst of the comma ition. They were on the way to see Him restore to complete health a dying 'person. Some thought He could effect jthe cure, others that He could not At .any rate, it would bean interesting ex 'perlment. A very sick woman of twelve years' invalidism is in the crowd. Some ,say her name was Martha, others say :it was Veronica I do not know what - her name was ; but this is certain : she had tried all styles of cure. Every shelf of her humble home had medi cines on It. JShe had employed many of the doctors oV that time when medical science was more rude and rough and ignorant than we can -imagine in this .time, when the word physlolan or sur geon stands for potent and educated skill, rrofessor Lightfoot gives a list ,of what he supposes may have been the remedies she had applied. I suppose .she had been blistered from head to foot, and had tried the compress, and 'had used all styles of astringent herbs, .and she had been hacked and cut and lacerated until life to her was a plague. Besides that the Bible indicates her 'doctors' bills had run up frightfully, and she paid money for medicines and for surgical attendance and for hygenit appuratus until her purse was as ex haunted as her body. What, poor woman, are yon doing in that jostling crowd? Better go home an; to bed and nurse your disorders. No! Wan and wasted and faint she 'stands there, her face distorted with suffering and ever and anon biting her Hps with some acute pain, and sobbing until her tears fall from the hollow eyes upon the faded dress; only able to stand because the crowd is so close to her, pushing her this way and that Stand back! Why do you crowd that poor body? Have you no consideration tor a dying woman? But just at that -time the crowd parts and this' invalid comes almost up to Christ; but she behind Him, and His human eye does ;not take her In. She has heard so much . .about His kindness to the sick, and she ,doea feel so wretched, she thinks 'if she can only just touch Him once it will do her good. She will not touch Him on the sacred head, for that might ibe irreverent She will not touch Him on the hand for that might seem too familiar. She says: "I will, I think 'touch nim on Ills coat, not on the top of It or on the bottom of the main fab- ' rlc, but on the border, the blue border the long threads of the fringe of ithat blue border; there can be no harm in that I don't' think think He will hurt me, I have heard so much about Him. Beside that, I can stand this no longer. Twelve years of suffering have worn me out This my last nope. And she presses through the crowd still further and reaches for Christ, but cannot quite touch Him. She pushes still further through the crowd and kneels and puts her finger to the edge of the blue fringe of the border. She Just touches it Quick as an electric shock there thrilled back into her shattered nerves a nrl hinn1an waina anil a lfli a Muijid an. teries and panting lungs and withered muRclea, health, beautiful health, rubi cund health. The twelve years' march of pain and pang and suffering over suspension bridge of nerve and through tunnel of bone instantly halted. Christ recognizes somehow that mag netic and healthful influence through the medium of the blue fringe of His garment had shot out He turns and looks upon that excited crowd, and Startles them with the interrogatory of my text: "Who touched me?" The Insolent crowd in substance replied: , "now do we know? Vou get in a crowd like this and you must expect to be Jostled. Yon ask us a question you know we cannot answer." But the roseate and rejuvenated woman came un and knelt In front of Christ and . told of the touch, and told of the restor ation, and Jesus said: "Daughter, thy faith hath made thee whole. Go in peace." So Mark gives us a dramatiza tion ot the tJospcL 0, what a doctor Christ isl In every one of enr house holds may He be the family physician. Notice that there is no addition of help to others without substruction ot power from ourselves. The context says that as soon as this woman was healed, Jesus felt that virtue or strength had gone out of him. No ad dition of help to others without ab- . straction of strength from ourselves. Did you never get tired , for others? Have you never risked your health for others? nave you never preached a ser mon, or delivered an exhortation, or of fered a burning prayer, and then felt aftarwai-d that strength had gone ont of you? Then you have never imitated. Christ Ar yon evrions to know how that garment of Christ should have wrought such a cure lor wis suppliant wvauuv I suppose that Christ was surcharged with vitality. You know that disease may be conveyed from elty to eity by irarments, as in case of epidemic, and no I suppose that garments may be sur charged with health: I 'suppose that Christ had - trach physical magnetism that it permeated all his robe down to the last thread on the border of the blue fringe. But in addition, to that divine thrill, taere was a veT expeot to bless the world without self-sacrifice? A man who gives to some Christian object until he feels It, , a man who In his occupation or profes sion over-works that he may educate his children, a man who on . Sunday night goes home, all his nervous en ergy wrung out by active service in church, or Sabbath-school, or city evangelization, has imitated Christ and the strength has gone out of him. A mother who robs herself of sleep In be half of a sick cradle, a wifo who bears up cheerfully under domestle misfor tune that she may encourage her hus band in the combat against disaster, a woman who by hard saving and earnest prayer and good counsel, wisely given, and many years devoted to rearing her family for God and usefulness and Heaven, and has nothing to show for it but premature gray hairs and a profu sion of deep wrinkles, if like Christ and strength has gone out of her. That strength of virtue may have gone out through a garment she has made for the home, that strength may have gone ont through the sock you knit' for the barefoot destitute, that strength may go out through the mantle hung up in some closet after you are dead. So a crippled ohild sat every morning on her father s front step so that when the kind Christian teacher passed by to school she might take hold of her dress and let the dress slide through her pale lingers. She said It helped her pain so much and made her so happy all the day. Aye, have we not in our dwelling garments of the departed, a touoh of which thrills us through and through, the life of those who are gone thrilling through the life of those who stay ? But mark you, the principle I evolve from this subject No addition of health to others unless there is a substraction of strength from ourselves. He felt that strength had gone out of Him. Notice also In this subject a Christ sensitive to human touch. We talk about Christ on a vast scale so much we hardly appreciate Ills accessibility, God in magnitude rather than God in mlnutite, God In the Infinite rather than God In the Infinitesimal; but here in my text we have a God arrested by a Buffering touch. When in the sham trial of Christ they struck II 1m on the cheek we can realize how that cheek tinarled with pain. When under the scourging the rod struck the shoulders and back of Christ we can realize how He must have writhed under the lacer ations. But here there is a sick and nerveless finger that just touches the long threads of the blue fringe of Ills coat and He looks around and says: "Who touched me?" We talk about sensitive people, but Christ was the impersonation of all sensitiveness. The slightest stroke of the smallest finger of human disability makes all the nerves of His head and heart and hand and feet vibrate. It is not a stolid Christ, not a phlegmatic Christ not a preoccupied Christ, not hard Christ, not an iron-cased Christ, but an exquisitely sensitive Christ that my text unveils. All the things that touch us touch Him, if by the hand of prayer we make the connecting line between Ulm and ourselves complete. Mark you, this invalid of the text might have walked through that crowd all day and cried about her suffering, and no relief would have come if she had not touched Hlra. When in your prayer you lay your hand on Christ, you touch all the sympathies of an anient and glowing and responsive nature. Yon know that In telegraphy there are two currents of electricity. So when yon put out your hand of prayer to Christ there are two currents a cur rent of sorrow rolling up from your heart to Christ, and a current of com miseration rolling from the heart of Christ to you. Two current, O, why do Tvu iro unhelpel7 W hy do you go won dering about this and wondering about that? why do you not touch litinv Are you sick? I do not think yon are any worse off than this invalid of the text Have you had a lftng struggle? 1 do not think it has seen more than twelve years. Is your case hopeless? So this of which my text Is the diagno sis and prognosis. "0," you say, "there are so many tninga oeween me anu God." There was a whole mob between this invalid and Christ She pressed through and I guess yon can press through. Is yourtroublea home trouble? Christ hows Himself especially sympathetic with questions of domesticity, as when at the wedding of Cava he alleviated a housekeeper's predicament as when tears rushed forth at the broken home f Mary and Martha and Lazarus. Men are lometlmes ashamed to weep. There are men who If the tears start will eon- seal them. They think it Is unmanly to crv. They do not seem to understand it is manlineas and evidence of a great heart I am afraid of a man who does not know how to cry. Hie Christ of ta text was not ashamed to cry over hnmao misfortune. Look at that deep lake of tears opened by the two words of the evangelist: "Jeus wept!" Be hold Christ on the only ay of His early trlamph marching on Jerusalem, the glittering domes obliterated by the blinding rain of tears in His eyes and on Ills cheeks; for whea Ue beheld the eity Ue wept over It 0 man of the manv trials. O woman i the heart break, why do you not touch Him? "O," ssys some one, "Christ don't care for me. Christ is looking the other way. Christ hasthe vast affairs of Qls kingdom to look after. He has the armies of sin to overthrow, and there are so many worse cases of trouble than mine He doesn't care about me, and His faea la turned the other way." So His back, was turned to this invalid of the text He was on his way to effect a sure which was famous and "popular and widf-resoundlng. But the context savs: "He turned Ulm about" If He was facing to the north He turned to the south; If He was facing to the past He turned to the west What turned' Dim about? The Bible says He has no shadow of turning. He rides on In Hit ha ve been Instantly Restored.-, ' 1-4 Now,- tf '-omnipotence 'eatinot help others without depletion, how can we fhara. WU a miraculous potency, there was an om-1 chariot ' through "the eternTUec' He" nlpotent therapeutics Without whlohn marshes ou.enwningpireeaainotaj-a this twelve years' invalid ,wonldntft they Were the1 craekUntf ldM am a brook's bank, ana looming lanreee on either side of Him without stopping tit look which way they fall, From ever lasting to everlasting. "He turned Him about" He whom all the allied armies of hell cannot stop a minute or divert an inch, by the wan, sick, nerve less finger of human suffering turned clear about O, what comfort there is In this sub ject for people who are called nervous. Of course it is a misapplied word In that case, but I use it in the ordinary parlance. After twelve years of suffer ing, oh, what nervous depression she must have add. You all know that a good deal of medicine taken if it does not enre leaves the system exhausted, and in the Bible In so many words, she " had suffered many things - ol many physicians, and was nothing bettered, but rather irrew worse. She was as nervous as nervous could be. She knew all about Insomnia and about the awful apprehension of something going to happen, and Irritability about little things that In health would not have perturbed her. I warrant you it was not a straight stroke she gave to the garment of Christ, but a trembling forearm, and an uncertain motion of the hand, and a quivering finger with which she missed the mark toward which she aimed. She did not touch the garment juBt where she expected to touch it When I see this nervous woman com ing to the Lord Jesus Christ I say she is making the way for all nervous peo ple. Nervous people do not get much sympathy. If a man breaks his arm everybody Is sorry, and they talk about it all un and down the street II a wo man has an eye put out by accident they say: "That's a dreadful thing." Everybody Is asking about her conva lescence. But when a person is suffer ing under the ailment of which I am now speaking, they say; "0, that s nothing, she's a little nervous, that's all," putting a slight upon the most agonizing of suffering;. Now, I have a new prescription to give you. I do not ask you to discard human medicament I believe in It When the slightest thing occurs in the way of sickness in my household, we alwavs run for the doctor. I do not want to despise medicine. II you can not sleep nights do not despise bromide of potassium. If you have nervous paroxysm do not despise morphine, li you want to strengthen up your system do not despise quinine as a tonic. Use all right and proper medicines. But want you to bring your insomnia, and bring your irritability, and bring all your weaknesses, and with them touch Christ Touch Ulm not only on tne hem of His garments, but touch Ulm on the shoulder where He carries oui burden, touch Him on the head where He remembers aU our sorrows, touch Him on the, heart, the center of all Hit sympathies. 0 yes, Paul was right when he said, " We have not a high priest who cannot be touched. The fact is Christ uimseii is nervous. All those nights out of doors In malarial districts where an Englishman or an American dies if he goes at certain seasons. Sleeping out of doors so many nights, as Christ did, and so hungry, and His feet wet with the wash of the sea, and the wilderness tramp and the persecution and the outrage must have broken down Uis nervous system; a facl proved by the statement that He lived no short a time on the cross. That is s lingering death ordinarily, and many s sufferer on the cross has writhed it pain twenty-four hours, forty-elghl hours. Christ lived only six. Why' He was exhausted before He mounted the bloody tree. O, It is a worn-out Christ, sympathetic with aU people worn out A Christian woman went to the Trad Ilouse in New York and asked foi tracts for distribution. The first day she was out on her Christian errand she saw a policeman taking an intoxi cated woman to the station ' house. After the woman was discharged froir custody, this Christian tract distribute! saw her coming away, all unkempt and unlovely. The tract distributor went up, threw her arms around her neck and kissed her. The woman said: "U my God, why do you kiss me?" "Well,- replied the other, "I think Jesus Chrlsl told me to." "O, no," the woman said "don t you kirn mc; it breaks raj heart; nobody has kissed me since mj mother died." But that sisterly klai brought her to Christ, started her or the road to heaven. The world want) sympathy, large-hearted Christian syra pathy. There la omnipotence in thi touch, u, I am so glad that when wt touch Christ, Christ .touches us. Thi knuckles, and the limbs, and the joint all fall apart with that living dcatl called the leprosy. A man is bronghi to Christ ' A hundred doctors eouli not cure him. The wisest surgerj would stand appalled before that loath ome Datient What did Christ do' He did not amputate, he did not poul tlce, he did not scarify. He touched him and he was well. The mother-in law of the ApostlePeter was in a rag lng fever; brain . fever, typbolc fever, or what, I do not know Christ was the rhyslclan. offered no febrifuge, ne preacrlbec no drops, He did not put her on pi air diet 116 touched her and she was per feotly well. ' Two blind ' men eomi stumbling into a room where Christ la They are entirely sightless. Christ die not lift the eyelid to see whether li was a cataract or ophthalmy. He dU not put the men into a dark room foi three or four weeks. He touched then; and they saw everything. A man cam to Christ The drum of his ear ' hat eeased to vibrate and he had a stutter lng tongue. Christ touohed the eai and he heard, touched the tongue and he articulated.. There is a funeral com ing out of that gate, a widow follow lng her only boy to the grave. Ohrlai cannot stand It, and Ue puts His haoc on the hearse and the obsequies tun Into a resurrection day.- ' -i . 0 my brother, I am so glad when w touh Christ with our sorrows , Ui touches us.' When ont of your 'grie: and vexation yon put your hand oi Christ It wakens all human remlnis settee, " Are ws tempted? ; He wni tempted. Are we aiok? ' He was sink Aiwweperaeentedf He was persecuted. Are we bereft? He was bereft Bt Yoo of Kermartia oae saarnlm wen ou( 6nd saw a beggar asleep on nis aoorstep, l ne beggar naa oeeu au night in the cold. The next night St Yoo compelled this, tfeggar to come u in the house and sleep In the saint'i bed, while St Yoo passed the night on the doorstep in the cold. Somebodj asked him why that eccentricity. B replied: "It isn't an eccentricity; 1 want to know how the poor suffer; 1 want to know their agonies that I may sympathize with them, and therefore 1 slept on this cold step last night'' That Is the way Christ knows so much about our sorrows. He slept on the cold doorstep of an inhospitable world that would not let Him in. He is sym pathetic now with all the suffering and all the tried and all the perplexed. O why do you not go and touch Him? You utter your voice in mountain past and there come back ten echoes, twenty echoes, thirty echoes perhaps, weird echoes. Every voice of prayer, every ascription of praise, every groan of dis tress has divine response and celestial reverberation, and all the galleries oi Heaven are filled with sympathetic echoes, and throngs of ministering angels echo, and the temples of the re deemed echo, and the hearts of God the Father, Qod the Son, and God the Holy Ghost echo and re-echo. I preach a Christ so near you can touch Him touch Him with your guilt and get pardon touch Him with youi trouble and get comfort touch Him with your bondage and get manumis sion. You have seen a man take hold of an electrio chain. A man can with hand take one end of the ohain and with the other hand he may take hold of the other - end of the ohain. Then a hundred persons taking hold oi that chain will altogether feel the electrio power. You have seen that experiment. Well, Christ, with one . wounded Hand, takes noia of one end of the electrio chain of love, and with the other wounded hand takes hold of the other end of the electrio chain of love, and all earthly and angelio beings may lay hold of that chain, and around and around in sublime and everlasting cir cuit runs the thrill of terrestrial and . .. .. , , - i ii i celestial and nrotneriy ana saiuuy uu cherubic and seraphic and archangel! ard divine svmDethy. So that if thi morning Christ should sweep Ills hand over this audience and say: "Whc touched Mc?" there would be hun dreds and thousands of voices respond ing: "II II I!" 1 (VOLUTION OF THE FIRESIDE, Great Knees Generally Sprint From Fleet Where the Family Hearth Exists. Sombodv found out that the friction of two sticks would produce a flame. And lo, all the arts and sciences were bora! This discovery must have been made very, very long ago, for the earliest people of whom we have any knowledge had foregotten about it and were turning it Into myth and miracle. Agni, the fire, was worshiped by the Hindoos as one of the great rods, while amontr the Greeks the Titan Prom etheus was said to have stolen the fir from heaven and brought it down tc men hidden In a reed. This be did In nlty for the suffering race of man, while for the pity and help ho,, like at many other of man's helpers and re formers, was doomed to persecution and torture. It is only within the Dresent century and since the dlseov- ery of the old Sanskrit scriptures that we have found out that Prometheus It Pramantha, the fire drill, and that out of the wonder of the fire the worship ing Imaginations of the people have created the wonder story of the man loving victim of Zeus. The fire early became a symbol ol the sun and through a thousand changes this primeval marvel of the fire has become a part of the poetry, the folklore, the religion of all thi world. The Parsls were fire worship ere. Baol, the fire god, ruled many a Semltlo tribe. The beautiful Perse phone Is seized by the god of the under world and borne away to his sunlesi kingdom. Ucr mother, Ceres, mourni her and searches everywhere over the desolate earth for her daughU-r. By and bv she is permitted to return and spend six months in the upper world The flowers bloom, the corn grows and the birds sing at her appreach. So grows the fairy story of winter and summer. But not only in pagan landf do these traces of sun and fire worship appear.. Our Lents and Eastern, out altar candles, our Halloweens are east ward positions in prayer all these are poetlo relics of the age-long wonder of the fire. ' In the first place, the sunshine lsfths condition of all life on earth, and the fire bu the hearth la only transformed .sunshine. This sunshine was stored up ages ago in the beds of coal or in the growing trees year by year. So, a we sit about the fire, it is the sunshine of other years or other ages that dances in the flame or glows in the red an thracite. And as it Is the sun thst gives life, so it is this sunshine in the fire that makes man the free inhabitant of Hi .all the earth, whatever the natural -climate may be. Wherever he is able to live at all he creates for himself art ificial tropics, thus establishing once more and permanently the essential conditions of his primeval home. . Born in the tropics, he can live only In the tropica, and with the wonder wand of fire he oreates for himself the tropics anywhere.'- In the next place it is some times said that the great races are the ones who live In the northlands. This may be so to-day, bnt if we look back and study the past we see that all the greatest arts' and literatures and re Ugionsof the world grew and blossomed and bore fruit in the lands of the sun. When we speak the names of India, of Palestine, of Egypt of Greece, of Kerne. we speak of the homes of all the beauty and truth and aspiration of man that have oulminatod in our modern emu lation. AU? Not quite, for we must remember Germany and Franes and England. ' But these do not eonmradlot our statement, for the achievement of these was not attained except as the fire enabled the people to make for themselves lands of the sun about their firesides, and in these artificial lands the great works have been wrought out Peterson's M agnail. Interesting Report Submitted fx) the General Assembly. Complaint Afalmt the World's Fair Con dust-Strong Lanfusse Deed In the Keport of the Temperance Com mittee Booelpta and Ex penditure of the Vari I ous Boards. THE PBESBYTEBIANS. W. &L E.B. R. In effect Oct. 23, 1892. CEKHTAL tTANDAKUTllttb.." o.6fNo.7No.yHBa p.m S OA 4 4 10 4 411 Washington, May 80. Devotions! ex ercises which opened the second day's session of the Presbyterian General As sembly were conducted by Bev. Dr. Smith, of Baltimore. The annual reports of the various church boards show encouraging re sults in every branch of the work. The report of the permanent committee on temperance enters into that subjoct largely In detail and makes some re commendations that wUl come before the assembly. .Referring to the world s fair the re port says: "We cannot contemplate, except with feelings of shame, the pro posed spectacle to be placed before all the world, of a vast national grog shop and a vaBt national exhibition of the trampling down of law." The establishment by congress of an impartial commission of Inquiry con cerning the liquor trafflo Is favored. 'The bill." continues the report has several times passed the senate, but the liquor power, rallying its forces, has always defeated It In the lower house." The report also protests against the institution known as the "army can teen" in which it claims army officers and soldiers are detailed as saloonkeepers. The report of the special committee on systematic beniflcence shows that the Christian Standard has attained an average monthly Issue of 243,220 copies. The total receipts ot all boards dur ing the year amounted to 137,099,502, an increase over 1893 of 1178,70.1. 1 The report of the board of chureh erection fund shows that during the year there were 239 applications for as sistance upon which grants were made aggregating iiuo.svi ana loans eoi.ivz. This total exceeds any previous year In the history of the board and stiU there la an insufficiency of supplies. The report of the board In charge of the missions for freedmen shows that nearly (200,000 annually is being ex pended in this direction witn many good results. The expenditures last year amounted to 1193,000, while the receipts w 1178.810. Under this board there 153 ordained ministers and 258 churches, with a membership of 16,298 and 19,73 Sunday-school schoolars. During the year the report of the board of relief shows that 733 persons were anoraea assistance, new i jj0i2; being placed upon the rolls last year. There are 76 ministers over seventy years of age retired, the oldest being 94, and thirty-five of the number being over 80. The total appropriation for this work was 1152,492. The report of tho board of homo mis sions ix-s not show the Increase that was li)ed for at tho commencement of the year. It Is shown that during the past year there has been organizeu oniy 132 new churches, a smaller nninhrr than usual, a result due chiefly to a want of funds. The year began with a debt of 171,100, nearly all of which has been cancelled and new work to the amount of 131,444 undertaken. The total receipts were f'.HI7,4.'i4. After some routine business oi no general Interest had been disponed of, cx-Modorator Young projected Into the proceedings the first Important ques tions before the assembly the report of the committee upon the relation of tho assembly and theologicar semi naries. It covered the history and methods pursued by the committee In tho progress of Its work, and as well the history of the relntlons of the ns semblv and of theological seminaries, beginning with the organization of the institution Bt Princeton, which ac knowledged the general assembly as its patron and source of power and authority. The committee says it has come to no conclusion as to what method should bo adopted by the church, cither by se curing a more effective control over the property and teaching or existing seminaries or securing control of the teaching and property of future semi- nuries. Rov. Thomas McDongall said that he believed that the time had come In the matter of the control of theological seminaries when the genius of the Presbyterian church should be at least equal to the executive ability displayed in ordinary business, and li any teach er employed for a specific purpose at a specific salary should for any reason become unfit to discharge bis unties, i way might be found to dispense with his services without splitting up the church. When Mr. McDongall had finished, Mr. Roberts moved that the report be approved and the committee be con tinued. Finally, alter a passage dc tween Dr. Young and Prof. Brown, a vote of thanks was extended to the aommittee for its diligence and it was continued for further labor. ' Charles IX lel eerlonaly 111, Pa His, May 20. Charles De Lessons, one of the convicted managers of the Panama Canal Company, is suffering with acute dyspepsia and has been transferred from the prison to the hos nltnl of St Louis. He occupies a prlv- 1 I M I 1 . .....- ate room ana is gunruou ujr tn uomw tlvee. Gang of Thieves Broken Cp. PrrrsBunon. May 20. Charles Mylan was run down and killed by a train last Wednesday. The body was ex amined at the morgue and a revolver, maak and burglar's complete outfit wss found. When ki lied, Mylan was accom panied by his brother and a man whose name Is not yet known. Yesterday morning B. O. 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Wpt'iWprviinrthn.lntrfiitm('nr. a hi- elf lr f'lrtijr-terlav, dlulnt'M. flit, o" untlif la. lietvUt ! tit'rvmiaprottriittun, cauiwd hjr alcohol or toliacr. wHKtmimi'M. menial U'-prriftinn, mi nm ui ii drain, rauilnnlniinltjr. ml -.cry, drcaf, dmth.prrina lure old aitr, nrrvrtiB drhlltijr ind all uenuuiillM-aar mhI iitfnir f he brain, vaiiwd by orrr rxfrilna. A ni'iiif h trrattnoni Mr SI, fur f t or mill, we vu antft? all Imum lo runs. Karb onir rr ad 1hj ml If i rll.dri buildl 1 are with $& will -nd written Kiiirantpa to rcfiitHl If ni'l rurt-iJ. OuaranteelMurdoDliLy S. l)roalw-ll, rtros- Slut, K. W. cor. tqutrs tui V. M. I. A. builillutf. n'lrM. Ill 1 used Ely's Cream llnlm for dry ci- Inr.h. It proved s cure. B. F. M. Weeks, Denver. fclv s Cream tfultn is tpectouy aunmeu g s remedy for catrrb which is sjfitrsvsted liy alkaline oust sou dry winui. w.A- liover, Urugglst, Denver. I ran recommend Liy'i ireaui imiui to nil millererg from dry csiarrb from per sons! experience. Michael Herr, I'harma. clsl. Denver. Ely's Crenin Iiiilm Inn cured many cases of catarrh. It t In constant demand. Geo. W. Hnyt, Pbsrnincn, Cheyenne, wy. Honest. In these (Ittys of ailnlterution snd Irauil In all branches ot butlneM and pursuits It is pleasing to know thai there is una uied iciue prepared thst l utrlrlly pure. Hiicli a medicine Is Sulphur Bilte'r. In curing scrofula you can depend on them every time. W. B. Everet, A. M., Charleston, South Carolina. Four ladles out of live iiave M ine pe culiar troulile. (.limine Blofsoiu mil cure them. Sold by E. V. Adams. $500 Reward. vr will pay lh above rcwird for anjrcnn- of liver complaint, dyiipila. ati-lc lii-mlai-hi1. luillirnllo. cifitltatluo or ootllvunrka we ran Dot rur wtlh Vt i-t' Vrgrlalilr Liver I'llli. all'O the itlracllaintarr null) ruinpllrd Willi. TllfJ purrlj vrai-lalite and anvar fall to glva aatlifar lUO. biiKar t-,a'd. Larue. Itttira containing Suntlia- ISrl-nla. Iteararai4 r oiHinu-rfeltr and Itnllat loot. 1 hen nufnf manufact ured only by tin Juha c. Wet Company, Uilcagij. Ill B..HII.T F. I) Felt. , JAPANEBiL p l awE CURF A new and conrplttf traaimfitt. eonaiirtlni-of fr- noaltjirlra. otniiinMii Incainulfa, aloln hot and pilus , apiialtlwoure for external, Internal blind or M--Ititf Itching, chronic. Trent or hcrtidliarf plltW isl t ninny otherdlat-aMtand fern air wraknataa ft 1 , waf a ireatbrneflt to Hie m neralhraUh. The tfvwt r dliRoveri of a medical curr rendering nn oneratlva ' withthe knlfrunnecfMary he rafter, Tbirrmetr , Baatiaveihctjnltnowntofal). 91 per hoi. f or irv M-nl by nrtaU. Why auffarfrotn Uiltitrrlblvnllaearvt 1 when a w ttttn narantt r li poaltlTrly liven wflfc . twiiei, torflfunaiHC money If not ourrA. leiidttai fur free aawiple. Guarantee ltied Uj y 0, Fell. Jni(talalaaaotvjaireDt, weillfivto. i. - Do you Know? r. . ' . ' . x nac more 111s result irom gjj Unhealthy Liver than, any other cause-Indigestion, Consti.. pation, Headache, Bilieusneas en1 M alavHV iefii11lr . e4a,rl4 rt . T c c i'. T t :. . is a vegetable specific for Lira -Disorders and their accompaar ' ing evils. ' It cures thousamlr -why not be one of them ? Tate ! Dr. Sanford's Liver Invigoratoc Your Druggist will lupply you.