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There is intense excitement in thet village of Ziklag-. David and his men are bidding good-by to their families, and are off for the wars. In that little vu , lage of Ziklag the defenseless ones will be safe until the warriors, flushed with victory, come home. But will the de fenseless ones be safe? The soft arms , of children are around the necks of the I bronzed warriors until they shake themselves free and start, and handker-1 chiefs and flags are waved, and kisses thrown until the armed men vanish be yond the hills. David and his men soon get through with their campaign and start homeward. Every night on their way home, no sooner does the soldier put his head on the knapsack than in his dream he hears the welcome of the wife, and the shout of the child. O, what long stories they will have to tell their families, of how they dodged the battle ax! and then will roll up their sleeve and show the half-healed wound. With glad, quick step, they march on, David and his men, for they are marching home. ' Now they come up to the last hill which overlooks Zik' lag, and they expect in a moment to i the dwelling places of their loved ones. They look, and as tney iook their cheek turns pale, and their lip quivers, and their hand involuntarily comes down on the hilt of the sword. 'Where Is Ziklag? Where are our homes?" they cry. AlasI the curling smoke above the ruin tells the tragedy. The Amalekltes have come down anS consumed the village, and carried the mothers and the wives and the children of David and his men into captivity. The swarthy warriors stand for . few moments trnnsiixed with horror, Then their eyes glance to each other. and they burnt into uncontrollable weeping; for when strong warriors weep, the grief is appulling. is seems as if the emotion might tear him to pieces. They "wept until they had no more power to weep." But soon theif sorrow turns into rage, and uavio, swinging his sword high in the air, cries, "Pursue, for thou shalt overtake them, and, without fail recover all. Now the march becomes a "double quick." Two hundred of David's moo stop by tha brook- 1 tenor faint with fatigue and grief. .They cannot go stop farther. They are left there. Bu the other four hundred men under David, with a sort of panther step. march on in sorrow and in rage. They find bv the side of the road a. half-dead Egyptian, and they resuscitate him, and compel him to tell the whole story. 'As his tort la that goeth down to the battle, so shall his part be that tarrieth by the stuff." This subject is practically suggesvive to me. Thank God, in these times a man can go off on a journey, and be gone weeks and months, and comeback and see his house untouched of incend iary, and have his family on the step to greet him If by telegram he hna fore told the moment of his coming. But there are Amalekitish diseases that sometimes come down upon one's home, making as devastating work as the aay of the Ziklag fire. There are families you represent broken up. No battering- ram smote in the door, no lconociasi crumbled the statues, no flames leaped amidst the curtains; but so far aa all the lov and merriment that once be longed to that house are concerned, the home has departed. Armed diseases come down upon the quietness of the scene scarlet fevers, or pleurisies, or consumption, ori undefined disorders come and seize upon some members or that family, and carried them away. Ziklag in ashes! And . you go about, sometimes weeping and some times enraged, wanting to get bacK your loved ones as much as David and his men wanted to reconstruct their desDoiled households. Zik lag In ashes! Some of you went off from home. You counted the days of your absence. Every day seemed as long as a week. Oh! how glad you were i when the time came for you to go aboard the steamboat or rail-car and start for home! You arrived. You went up to the street where your dwelling was, and in the night you put your hand on the door-bell, and, behold! i was wrapped with the signal of be reavement, and you found that Ama lekitihh Death, which has devastated a thousand other households, had blasted yours. You go about weeping amidstl the desolation of your once happy home, thinking of the bright eyes closed, and the noble hearts stopped, and the gentle hands (folded, and you weep until you have no more power to weep. Ziklag in ashes! A gcnllemun went to a friend ol mine in the city of Washington, and asked that through him he might get a con sulship to some foreign port. My friend said to him, "What do you want to go away from your beautiful home for, into a foreign port?" "0,"he replied, "my home is gone! My six children are dead. ., I must get away, sir. I can't stand it in this country any longer." Ziklag in ashes! Why, these long shsdows ol oercave- ment across this audience? Why is it that in almost every assemblage black is the predominant color of the ap parel? Is it because you do not like safron or brown or violet? u noi i ou aay, "The world is not so origm ra us as it once was;" and there is a story of silent voices, and of still feet, and of loved ones gone, and when you look over the hills, expecting only beauty and loveliness, you find only devasta tion and woe. Ziklag in ashes! One day In UlaUr aounty, New York, the village church was decorated until 1 have also to sey to you that thi path that these captives trod was a troubled path, and that David and hta men had to go over the same difficult way. While these captives were being taken off, they said, "Oh! we are so tired; we are so sick; we are so hungry!" But the men who hud charge of them said, "Stop this crying. Oo on!" David and his men also found it a hard way. They had to travel it. Our frlendB have gone Into glory, and it is through much tribulation that we are to enter their kingdom. ITow our loved ones used to have to struggle! how their old hearts ached) how sometimes they had a tussle for bread! In our childhood we won dered why there were so many wrinkles on their faces. We did not know that what were called "crow's-feet" on their faces, were the marks of the black raven of trouble. Did you never hear the old people, seated by the even. ing stand, talk ovar their early trials, their hardships, the accidents, the burials, the disappointments, the empty flour-barrel when there were so many hungry ones to feed, the sickness al most unto death, where the next dose of morphine decided between ghastly bereavement and an unbroken home circle? O, yes, lt was trouble that ' whitened their hair. It was trouble ' that shook the cup in their hand. It ' was trouble that washed the luster from their eyes with the rain of, tears until they needed spectacles. It was, trouble that made the cane a necessity for their journey. Do you never re member seeing your old mother sitting,. on some rainy day, looking out of the window, her elbow on the window sill, her hand to her brow looking outj not seeing the falling shower at all (you well knew Bhe was looking into the distant past), until the apron came up to her eyes, because the memory was too much for her? Oft the bin, unbidden tear. Stealing down the furrowed cheek, Told In eloquence elncere, Tales of woe they could not speak. But thla scene of weeping o'er, fast this scene of toll and pain, They ahull feel dlatreu no more, Never, never woep again. "Who are these under the altar?" the, question was asked; and the response came, "These are they which came out of erest tribulation, and have washed their robes, and made them white ln( the blood of the Lamb." Our friends went bv a oath of tears into glory. Be not surprised if we have to travel the same pathway. I remark, again, if we want to win; the society of our friends in Heaven we will not only have to travel a path of faith and a path of tribulation, but we will also have to positively battle for their companionship. David and his men never wanted sharp swords, and invulnerable shields, and thick breastplates so much as they wanted them on the day when they come down upon the Amalekltes. If they had lost that battle, they never would have got their families back. I suppose that ono pfoue) at their lured ones in captivity hurled them into the battle with ten- They said j i .i.. .... ..... mn,t. I I0ia courage sou curixy, n ... .. uttr.. ! lV..vlh nff Hnnnndu The maidens ol the VII-i - t bewildering. lage had emptied the place of flowers upon one marriage altar. (Jne ol their own number was affianced to a minis ter of Christ, who had come to take her to his own home. With hands joined, amidst a congratulatory audience, the upon it. Let each one take a man on point of spear or sword. We must win it." And I have to tell you that be tween us and coming into the compan ionship of our lovefl ones who are de parted, there Is an Austerlitz, there is a He says, "Yonder they went, the cap- were takcn u three dttyg frora , (lettysburg. there I. a Waterloo. War HURON DIVISION. From Norwulk. Nnrwalk Lv Milan Huron Ar From Huron. Huron Lv Milan Noraalk Ar No U a. m. 5 35 8 05 6 to So 10 am. 3 30 3 Ol 8 26 Ni a. 9 and 9 dally; others dally except Sun- nay. I A. 0. BLAIR. uen'l ManHxer. JAMES M. 41 ALL. Uea'l Fau. Act. I T, HASKELL, Attorney I J. at-law and notary public. 1 1 .nnns find onllnpf inns msiflp n J specialty. Office in bank , building. tors and the captives," pointing in the direction. Forward, ye four hundred brave men of fire! Very soon David and his enraged companions came upon the Amalekitish host. Yonder they see their own wives and children and mothers, and under Amalekitish guard Here are the officers of tho Amalekitish army holding a banquet. Tho cups are full, the musio is roused, the dance begins. The Amalekitish host cheer and cheer and cheer over their victory. But without note of bugler or warning of trumpet, David and his four hundred men burst upon the scene. David and his men look up, and one glance at their loved ones in captivity and under Amalekitish guard throws them into a very fury of determination; for you know how men will fight when they fight for their wives and children. Ah! there are lightnings in their eye, and every finger is a spear, and their voices like the shout of the whirlwind! Amidst the upset tankards and the costly viands crushed underfoot, the wounded Amalckites lie (their blood mingling with their wine), shrieking for mercy. No sooner do- David and his men win the victory than they throw that time one of those who stood at the altar exchanged earth for heaven. The wedding marcU broke down into the funeral dirgu. There were not enough flowers for the coffin lid, because they had all been taken for the bridal hour. with the world, war with the flesh, war with the devil. We have either to conquer our troubles, or our troubles will conquer us. David will either slay the A male- kites, or the Amalckites will slay David. dead. Yon would Inquire . next floor where he had moved to. Our departed Christian friends have only taken an other house. The secret is that they are richer now than they once were, and can afford a better residence. They once drank out of earthenware; they now drink from the king's chalice. 'Joseph is yet alive," and Jacob will go up and see him. Living, are they? Why, a man can live in this damp, dark: dungeon of earthly captivity, can he not live where he breathes the bracing atmosphere of the mountains of Heaven? , yes, they are living! Do you think that Paul is ao near dead now as he was when he was living in a Roman dungeon? Do yon think, that Frederick Robertson, of Brighton, is as near dead as he was when, year after year, he slept seated on the floor, his head on the bottom of a chair, be cause he could find ease in no other position? Do you think that Robert Hall is as near dead now as when, on his couch, he tossed in physical tor tures? No. Death gave them the few black droDS that cured them. That is all death does to a Christian cures him. I know that what I have said implies that they are living. There la no question about that. The only ques tion this morning is, whether you will ever join them. But I must not forget those two hun dred men who fainted by the brook Besor. They could not take another step farther. Their feet were sore; their head ached; their entire na.dre was exhausted. Besides that, they were heart-brokon because their homes were gone. Ziklag in aahesl And yet David, when he comes up to tnem, divides the Bpolls among them! He Bays they shall have some of the jewels, some of the robes, some of the treas ures. I look over thla audience thla mornlnir. and I find at least two hun dred who have fainted by the brook Besor the brook of tears. You feel as If you eould not take another step farther, " aa though you could never look up again. iut i am troing to imitate David, and divide among you some glorious trophies. Here is a robe, "All things worn to gether for good, to those wholoveOod." WraD yourself in that glorious promise, Here U for your neck a string of pearls, made out of crystal ized tears, "Weeping may endure for a night, but joy cometn in the morning." Here Is a coronal. "Be thou faithful unto death and I will give thee a crown of life." Oye fainting ones bv the brook Besor, dip your blis tered feet in the running stream of God's mercy. Bathe your brow at the wells of salvation. Soothe your wounds with the balsam that exudes from trees of life. God will not utterly cast you off, O broken-hearted man, 0 broken hearted woman, fainting by the brook Besor, A shepherd finds that his musical pipe is bruised. He says: "I can't get any more music out of the instrument, so I will just break it, and I will throw this reed away. Thou I wilL get another reed, and I will play music on that But God says He will not cast you off because all the music has gone out of I your soul. "The bruised reed He will . , f. M A. ... .U f ..n v. .11. HOI, urvttK. as iur on a vau tv-i. agnosia of your disease, you want divine nursing, and it Is promised you: "As one whom his mother comfortth ao will I comfort you." God will see you all the way through, 0 troubled soul, and when you come down to tho Jordan of deuth, you wm find it to be as thin a brook as Besor; for Dr. Robinson says that, In April, Besor dries up, and there is no brook at all. And in your last mo ment you will be us placid as the Ken- KAQING WATERS. Great Damage by Floods In Pemav eylvanla Towns. Blvere Ara Ovar Their Banks and Can stantly Wains Several Town Threat ned With Destruction Brtdf ee ? ashed Away and Railway Traffic Interrupted. I The dead minister of Christ Is brought j And yet is not the fort to be taken , tucky miniHter who went to God say- to another village. He had gone out from them less than a week before in his strength; now he comes home lifeless. The whole church bewailed him. The solemn procession moved around to look upon the still face that once had beamed the messages of salvation. Little children were lifted up to look at him. And some of those whom he had comforted in days of sor row, when they passed that silent form, made the Dlace dreadful with their ft SAGE & CO ., insurance their swords down into tho dust-what I I. iv i' do thev want with swords now? and v v - "o " j the broken lamuies come vogeiner I dent Uiul tonnido . lieprCSCnt amidst a great shout of joy that makes HMsr.nonii)ftnn!sin the I JmtGtf p"n'"' - ------- St.nt.PR 1 "Wad-sworth block. X. GOODWIN, insur- Mill,; ClVlli, UMll JIUiUJ V public. Deeds, wills, con tracts, etc. written neatly and legally. tore. Over Sera "re's shoe IK ATT & UEURICK, flour and feed store. . Free de livery to nil parts of tho cor- oration. Kailroad street. II. DICKSON, Attor.iey , at-law and solicitor of Inifi'U'.iii nnd forp.ifrn nnt.- ) t o i its, west side public square. J'i. SUTLIFJ?, dealer in ooal i ntbracite, Massillos, Jack- ate; terms cash. Office est Liberty st. Telephone 48. HATHAWAY. M. U. 8peclaltlei: RecttldisestM and dlseasei of to lder and kidneys. Rectal dlseasrt trd tiiliont pain 'or detention from BilneM. iJisetset f lit Madder and jnys treated only alter a proper aism Irjo'n of the tinM. VTelllofioo 0. insipid in the comparison. The rough old warrior has to use some persuasion before he can grit his child to come to him now after so long an absence; but soon the little finger traces the familiar wrinkle across the scarred face. And then the empty tankards are set up, and they are filled with the best wine from the bills, and David and hut men, the husbands, the wives, the brothers, the sisters, drink to the over throw of the' Amelekites, and to the rebuilding of Ziklag. So, O Lord, let thine enemies perish. Now they are coming home, David and his men and their families along procession. Men, women and children, loaded with jewels and robes and with all kinds of trophies that the Amale ' kites had gathered up In yean of con quest -everything now in the hands of David and his men. . When '.hey come by the brook Besor, the place where stayed tho men sick and inormpetent to travel, the jewals and the n oes and aU kinds of treasures are divided among the sick as well as among the well. Surely, the lame and exhausted ought to have some of the treasures. Here la a robe for a pale-faced warrior. Here Is a pillow for this dying man. Here la handful of gold for the wasted trump eter. I really think that these men who fainted by the brook Honor may have endured as muoh as those man who went into the battle. Home mean fel lows objooted to the sink anas harlmg any of the spoils. The abject eaidt "These mea did net fight" Vawrt, with a magma aimon hewtt, rwtttUaM worth all the pain, all the peril, all the besiegemcnt? Look? Who are they on , the bright hills of Heaven yonder? 1 There they are, those who sat at your own table the chair now vacant. There they -are, those whom you rocked in infancy in the cradle, or hushed to sleep in your arms. There they are, those In whose life your life was bound ! up. There they are, their brow more ! radiant than ever before you saw It, their lips waiting for the kiss of heaven- r'" - - - i. -., l. ,iii, weeping. Another village emptied of iy greeting, meir liurca . Its flowers-ome of them put in the , the health of eternal summer, their shape of a cross to symbolize his hope, hands beckoning you up the steep, the others In the shape of a crown to sym- l fet bounding with the mirth of Heaven, bollze his triumph. A hundred lights j The pallor of their last sickness gone blown out in one strong gust from the ; out of their face, never more to be sick, open door of the sepulcher. Ziklag in ! never more to cough, never more to g,,; j limp, never more to be old, never more , '....1.11.1 j w...u. woen. Thev are watching from lwant to rally you, as David rallied those heights to see If through Christ his men, for the rccovtry of the loved you can take that fort, and whether and the lost. I want not only to win ' you will rush in npon them-vlctors. heaven, but I want all this congrcga- They know that upon this battle de tlon to go along with me. I feel that 1 penJ whether you will ever join their somehow I have a responsibility in your ! society. Up! strike hardcrl Charge rrlW at that great citv. Do you I more bravely! Remember that every ing in tho dying hour: "Write to my sister, Kate, and tell her not to be wor ried and frightened about the story of the horrors around the death bed. Tell her there Is not a word of truth in lt, for I am there now, and Jesus is with me, and I find it a very happy way, not because I am a good man, for I am not; I am nothing but a poor miserable, sin ner; but I have an Almighty Saviour, and both of Ills arms are about me." Muy G(xl Almighty, through the blood of the everlasting covenant, bring us into tho companionship of our loved ones who hove already entered the heavenly land, and in the presence of Christ whom, not having seen, we love, and so David shall recover all, "and as his part is that goeth down to the but tle, so shall his part be that tarrieth uy the stuff." really want to join the companlonshipof your loved ones who have have gone? Are you as anxious to join them as David and his men were to join their families? Then I am here, in the name of God, to say that you may, and to tell yon how. I remark, In the first place, If you want to join your loved ones in glory, you must travel the same way they went No sooner had the half-dead Egyptian been resuscitated than he pointed the way the captors and the. captives haa gone, ana uavia ana nis men followed after. So our Christian friends have gone Into another country, and if we want to reach their compatw ionship we must take tha same road They repented; we must repent. They prayed; we must pray. They trusted In Christ; we must trust in Christ Thev lived a religious life; we must live a re ligious life. They were in some things like ourselves. I know, now that they are gone, there is a halo around their names; but they had their faults.- They said and did things they ought never t have said or done. They . were somei times rebellious, sometimes cast down. They were far from being perfect 84 I suppose that when we have gone, some thinga In tut that are now onli" tolerable may be almost resplendent; But aa they were like us In deficiencies we ought to be like them in taking i supernal Christ to make up for the defij oitaj. Had lt not ibeen for Jesus, thetj would have aU perished; but Christ cod aVoat4 them aad said: "lam the way, ama they took it Inch you gain puts you so much farther on toward that heavenly reunion. If this morning while I speak you eould hear the cannonade of a foreign tnemy which waa to despoil your city, and if they really should succeed in car rying your families away frora you, how long would we take before we re solved to go after them? Every weapon, whether fresh from the armory or old and -rusty In the garret, would be brought out; and we would urge on, and, coming In front of the foe, we would look at them, and then look at our families, and theory would be "Vic tory or Death!" and when the ammuni tion was gone, we would tuke the cap tors on the point of the bayonet or under the breach of the gun. If you would make such s struggle for the getting back of your earthly friends, will you not mane aa much struggle lor the gaining of the eternal companion' ship of your heavenly friends? O, yes! we must join them. We must alt in their holy society. We must sing with them the song. We must celebrate with them the triumph. Let it never be told on earth or in Heaven that David and his men pushed out with braver hearts for the getting back of their earthly friends for a few years on earth than we to get our departed. i on aay that all this Implies that our departed Christian friends are alive. Why, had you any Idea they were dead? Tbay have only moved. If you should go on the 8d of May to a houaa where one of year friends lived and fiod hlsa I eae yoa would sot think that he was SCUTTLING SHIPS. PaoUhmant of Thla ORenaa In the Early Part of tha Century. Scuttling may be defined as the art of cutting holes through a snip s bull, either for the praiseworthy purpose of keening her steady when stranded by filling the bole with water, ana thus save the ship and cargo, or to sink her in order to obtain the money for which she Is Insured. It Is the latter form of scuttling that we propose to deal with. A shipmaster is monarch of all he surveys, when remote from the land, and no other saU above the boundary line of sea and sky. Hence, there would be little difficulty In his way should he propose to scuttle hia ship, either to Injure or to assist the owners thereof. For this ' reason, the laws against scuttling have always been very severe all over the world. By an act of congress passed 1804, lt was en aoted that "any person, not being an owner, who shall on the high seas willfully and corruptly cast away, burn, or otherwise destroy any vessel, unto which he belongeth, being the property of any oitlsen, or citizens, of the United States, or procure the same to be done, shall suffer death." En gllsh laws were similar. The last man executed In England for ship scuttling waa Codling, hanged on Deal beach about 1804 for scuttling vessel In the Downs In order to obtain the sum for which she wss Insured. Leu drastlo laws prevail now, and ths gravity of such a ease Is met by penal servitude and the canceling of eertllloates should the offenders be shipmasters or oOl eers. Chsmbers' JoumaL . ' When we ara out of sympathy with ths young, then I think our work tm (his world Is ever. O. Kaadonahl Johhstowh, Pa., May 81. 8 a. m. The water of the little Conemaugh is on a rampage. The -Lincoln bridge is guarded by police who permit no one! to cross as the structure Is being bat tered fiercely by floating logs and debris, and is in imminent danger of being washed from its foundations. A; frame building at the bridge approach wasspewt away a few moments ago and other buildings are tottering. Fire and church bells are ringing, whistles blowing, and people are fleeing front the rushing waters. Ho far no loss of life has been reported, and it is not thought that there will be any. nvimNODoK, Pa., May 81. Yester day's great flood has been exceeded only once In the history of the Juniata valley, the lost four days' rainfall hav ing raised the Juniata river and Rays town branch twenty feet above low water mark and entailing great de struction to property. In tli's plaee the waters flooded the lower !-treets, driving the people from their homes and in the lower funning dial nets whole families are imprisoned in their houses, unable to be reached owing to the turb ulence of the streams. 1 hree new iron county bridges spanning the Juniata and Raystown branch have been swept away. The destruction of scores of mine bridges and washouts of public roads have closed all rural approach to this place. The gas company's plant here is submerged and the lower noaam of many business houses are Hooded. Mrs. Jacob Miller was drowned at Saxton while trying to save some property. A landslide at Ryde station on the Pennsylvania railroad covered tho south track for the distance of nearly a mile, and a portion of the track vaas washed away. Great damage to prop erty and farm lands along the Kufa town branch Is reported. Willi a m mpo rt, Ta., May 51. Taut city is passing through a state of flood excitement unequalled since the meua able June 1, 1889, when the rivtr reached the unprecedented height of i-Vi feet and inundated two-thirds f the city. For forty-eight hours past rain has been falling heavily and the river Is twenty-five feet high and rising rapidly. The condit'uins are shroudfd In such uncertainty that no man eeki predict what the duy wUl bring furtt, and the wildest and mct extravagoit rumors are a float lrofitlng by the esr perienoe of five years ago, thone ta prospective danger spent Sunday in se aioving their affects to places of nafela Thousands of men worked like beavers removing goods to hlt grounds, or to the upper stories f buildings, and tlie rtunble of hee$y wheels, the shouts of excited men, aaVl the ringing of alarm bells broke ts)n Sabbath stillness, and made the day st excitingone. The situation last nig4t was discouraging to say the least rr the raiu was still fulling in torrent), and all the streams about this city axe raging torrents. At least ten milllstt feet of logs have gone down the rivar. At 1 oclock this morning the great boom with its millions of dollars worsli of uncut timber gave wy. AirnnxA. Ia.. -Mav 81. The lonw- continued and heavy rains ore haviefc their effect in this section. As far has been learned the Logan Valley Electric Railway Company is tlie heavi est loser. All bridges on the line be tween this place and Hollidaysburg have been dumuged, much of the traa)k has been badly washed out nnd La ke rn out park Is entirely submerged. The new IloUwixxl extension Is also badly washed. Trains on the Pennsyl vania railroad between here and Iles rlsburg are running lBte and it Is re ported that several trulyi's are in danger. Lkwisuuko, l'a., May 31. I he super intendent of the Lewiaburg & Tyrone branch of the Pennsylvania railronxl from here to llellefonte, report, heavy washouts at Millinont and west to Rtv ing Spring. A number l briogeti ana gone, and the extensive and expensive tramway connection at radiiy .Moun tain has been carried away. The wubfr is two feet higher at Cohuru than it was in 1SS, and tho people of the val leys are fleeing to the hills nnd mountains. Lkwistowm, Ta., May 81. The heavy rain of the past three days hits caused a wild flood in the Junlatta river and the streams of Mifflin county. South ward the country la inundated and half the poulatiou has had to flee to the high land or go into upper stories of their houses. The MoVeytown counsy iron bridge is s wreck. Heavy Loaa by Tire. PuiLA.i)KLlnia, May 81. The lurgat fire that Philadelphia has had for months, broke out Sunday afternxn ta the building of the Julius Wdiul Com pany, Noa. 50, SJ and 64 North Eighth street and No. 808 Arch. The dannge on the stock of generaj furnishing goods, trimmings, etc., una uxtums wUl reach'875,000, on which there is an insurance of $5.1,000. This loss, togeth er with the damage done adjoining properties, will make the entire loss about 8400,000 FreebrUrlan Oraeral Assembly. Babatoba, N. Y., May 21. Comma sloners of the Presbyterian general as sembly observed the day religiously yesterday, by sttendlng church and the local pulpits were filled by the visiting preachers. But ,the quiet of Sunday proved no check to the flow of talk on the one subject that interests- sll cons misskiners here, the debate on tho theo logical seminary controL The report of the Judicial committee, read just before adjournment Saturday, recom mends the entertainment of the SmiAh appeaL If nnpreved by tho general t sembly, the Cincinnati heresy case wl be heard on its merits.