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IN GOD'S BALANCES.
Soman Lives and Actions Weighed ; in the Divine Scales. Br Talmas Preaeaea oa Personal Heaaoaalbllltw, Taklntr HI. Text , from the Handwriting oa the Wall at Babylon. Copyright, 1891, by Ixul Klopsch.) Washington, May 21. In tlieae days of moral awakening -this pointed sermon by Dr. Tulrnafje on personal responsibility before God will 1e read with a deep and solemn inter est. Text, Daniel 5:27: "Thou urt weighed In the balances nnd art found L -wanting." Babylon was the paradise of archl "tecture, and driven out from thence the grandest buildings of modern times are only the evidence of her fall. The site laving been selected for the city, 2,000,- COO men were employed In the rearing of her walls and the building of her works. It was a city 60 miles in circum ference. There was a trench all around the city, from which material for the building of the city had been digged. There were 25 gates on each side of the city, between every two gates a tower of defense springing into the skies, from each gate on the one side a street running straight through to the corre sponding gate on the other side, so that there were 50 streets 15 miles long. Through the city ran a branch of the Tlver Euphrates. This river sometimes overflowed its banks, and to keep it from ruining the city a lake was con structed into which the surplus water of the river would run during the time of freshets, and the water was kept in this artificial lake until time of drought, and then this water would stream down over the city, i At either end of the bridge spanning this Euphrates there was a palace the one palace a mile and m hnlf around, the other palace T3 :m!les around. , The wife of Nebuchndnenaer had been born nnd brought up In the country nnd Jn a mouninlnotie region, and she could .not bear hh flat dihtrict of Ilnbylon, and so, to pleise his wife, Xebuchndnez inr built in the midst of the citv a ' mountain 400 feet hlgh.: This mountain 1-. . : J. . ...... . . .,.,! n HUa UlllllUIII 111 W ivnuvra an iciiuji arched. On the top of these nrehes n layer of flat stones, on the top of that :a layer of reeds and bitumen, on the top of that two 'ayers of bricks closely ce mented, on t lie top of that a heavy sheet of lead and on the top of that the so'l placed the soil so deep that a Lebanon cedar had room to anchor its roots. There were pumps worked by mighty machinery fetching up the water from the Euphrates to this hanging garden, as it was called, so that there were foun tains sp' itiiefkinto the sky. Standing below and looking up, it must have 1 .. 1. ii-- - 1 1. t .. Vl seemeu us 1L tile ciuuua wrre in ihub- om or as though the sky leaned on the shoulder of a cedar. All this Xeb uchndnezznr did to please his wife. Well, she ought to have been pleased. I suppose she was pleased. If that would not please ber, nothing would. There was in that city also the temple ,of Hleus, with towers one tower the eighth of a mile high, In which there was an observatory where astronomers talked to the stars. There was in that -tomnlo in fmnirt lilnhnnft Imnfrp. which ...K-- . -.-n-, j . n ' --. would post what would be our $52,- :wo,oqo. - Oh, what n city I The earth never saw ranything like it, never will see any thing like it. And yet 1 hnve to tell you that It is going to be destroyed. The king and his princes are at a feast. They are all intoxicated. Pour out the rich wine into the chalices! Drink to the health of the king! Drink to the glory of Babylon! Drink to a great fu ture! A thousand lords reel intoxi cated. The king seated upon a chair, with vacant look, as intoxicated men will with vacant look stared at the -wall. But Roon that vacant look takes on Intensity, nnd it is an affrighted look, nnd nil the princes begin to look and wonder what Is the matter, and they look at the same point on the wall. And then there drops a dnrknoss into the room that puts out the blaze of the golden plate, and out of the sleeve of the darkness there comes a finger a finger of fiery terror, circling around and circling around ns though it would write, and then it comes up, and with sharp tip of flnme It inscribes on the plastering of the wall the doom of the liing: ' "Weighed In the balances and found wanting." The bang of heavy fists against the gates of the palace is followed by the breaking In of the doors. A thousand gleaming knives strike Into a thousand quivering hearts. Xow death is king, and he is seated upon a throne of corpse. In that hall there is n balance lifted. God swung it. On one side of the balance are put Helshazznr's oppor tunities; on the other side of the bal ance are put lielshnzzar'ssins. The sins come down. His opportunities go up. Weighed in the balances found want ing. There hns been a great deal of cheat ing in our country with false weights and measures and balances, and the government, to change that state of things, appointed commissioners whose business it was to stamp weights nnd measures and balances, and a great deal of the wrong has been corrected. But still, after all, there is no such thing as a perfect balance on earth. The chain may break, or some of the metal may be clipped, or in some way the equi poise may be disturbed. You cannot al ways aepena upon eanniy oniances. A pound is not always a pound, nnd you -may pay for one thing and get another, but in the balance which Is suspended tto the throne of God a pound is a pound. and rights 's rlfrht, and wrong is wrong, and a soul is s soul, and eternity is eter nity. Ood has a perfect bushel and a perfect peck and a perfect gallon. When merchants weigh their goods in the wrong way, then the Lord weighs the goods again. If from the imperfect measure the merchant poura out what .pretends to be a gallon of oil and there is less than a gallon, Ood knows it, and ' He calls upon Ills recording nngel to mark It: "So much wanting in that measure of oil." The farmer comes in "from the country. He has apples to sell. He has an Imperfect measure. He pours out the apples from this imper fect measure. Ood recognizes It. He nys to the recording angel: "Mnrk -down so many apples too few an im perfect ndasure." We may cheat our selves, and we may cheat the world, but we cannot cheat God, and in the great lny'tif judgment it will be found out that what we learned in boyhood at achool is correct that 20 hundred- make a ton and 120 solid feet make a cord of wood. No more, no less. And a religion which does not take hold of this life as well as the life to come is no religion at all. But, my friends, that Is not the style of balances I am to speak of to-duy; that ts not the kind of weights and measures. I am to speuk of that kind of bnlances which weigh principles, weigh churches, weigh men, weigh na tious and weigh words. "Whatl" yon say, "is it possible that our world is to be weighed?" Yes. Why, you would think if God put on one side of the bal ances suspended from the throne the Alps and the Pyrenees and the Jlima layasand Mount Washington and all the cities of the earth they would crush it. Xo, no! The time will come when Ood will sit down on the white throne to see the world weighed, and on one side will be the -world's opportunities and on the other side the world's sins. Down will go the sins, and away will go the opportunities, and Ood will say to the messengers with the torch: "Burn that world! Weighed and found wanting!" So Ood will weigh churches. He takes a great church. That ehurch, great ac cording to the worldly estimate, must lie weighed. He puts it on one side the balances and the minister and thechoir and the building that cost its hundreds of thotisnnds of dollars. He puts them on one side the balances. On the other side of the scale He puts what that church ought to be, whut its consecra tion ought to be, what its sympathy for the poor ought to be, what Its devotion to all good ought to be. That is on one side. That sido comes down, and the shurch, not being able to stand the test, rises in the balance. It does not niuke any difference about your mag nificent machinery. A church is built for one thing to save souls. If it paves a few souls when It might save a multi tude of souls, God will spew it out of His mouth. Weighed and found want ing! So we perceive thnt Ood estimates na tions. How many times He has put the Spanish monarchy Into the scales and found it Insufficient and condemned it! The French empire was placed on one side of the scales, and Ood weighed the French empire, and Xnpoleon said: "Have I not enlarged the boulcvnrds? Did I not kindle the glories of the Champs Elysces? Huve I not adorned the Tuileries? , Have I not built the gilded opera, house?" Then Ood weighed the nation, and He put on one side the scales' the emperor, and the boulevards, and the Tuileries, and the Champs Elysees, nnd the gilded opcrn house, and on the other Bide he puts that man's abominations, that man's libertinism, that man's selfishness, that man's godless ambition. This last came down, and all the brilliancy of the scene vanished. What Is that voice coming up from Sedan? Weighed and found wanting! But I must become more individual and more personal In my address. Some people say they do not think clergymen ought to be personal In their religious address, but ought to deal with subjects In the abstract. I do not think that way. What would you think of n hunter who should go to the Adirondncks to shoot deer In the abstract? Ah, no! He loads his gun; he puts the butt of It against his breast, he runs his eye along the barrel, be takes sure aim, and then crash go the antlers on the rocks! And so, if we want to be hunters for the Lord, we must take Bure aim and fire. Xot in the abstract are we to treut things in religious discussions. If a physician comes Into a sick room, does he treat disease In the abstract? Xo; he feels the pulse, makes the diagnosis, then he writes the prescription. And. if we want to heal souls for this life and the life to come, we do not want to treat them in the abstract. The fact is, you and I hnve a malady which, if uncured by grace, will kill us forever. Where is the balm? Where is the physician? People sny there is a day of judgment coming. My friends, every day is a day of judgment, and you and 1 to-dny are being canvassed, inspected, weighed. Here are the balances of the sniictmiry. They are lifted, and we must all be weighed. Who will come and be weighed first ? Here is a moralist who volunteers. He is one of the most up right men in the country. He comes. "Well, my brother, get In get into the balances now, nnd be weighed." But as he gets into the balances I soy: "What is thnt bundle you have along with you?" "Oh," he says, "that is my reputation for goodness nnd kindness und charity nnd generosity nnd kindli ness generally." "Oh, my brother, we cannot weigh thnt; we are going to weigh you you. Xow standi in the scales you, the moralist. Paid your debts?" "Yes," you say, "paid all my debts." "Ilave you acted in an upright way in tho community?" "Yes, yes." "Have you been kind to the poor? Are yo faithful in a thousand relations in life?" "Yes." "So far, so good. But now, before you get out of this scale, 1 wnnt to ask you two or three ques tions. Have your thoughts always been right?" "Xo," you s.-iy; "no." Put down one mark. "Have you loved the Lord with all your heart and soul and mind nnd strength?" "Xo," you sny. Make another mark. Come, now, be frank, and confess that In ten thou sand things you hnve come short have you not?" "Yes." Make ten thousand marks. Come, now, get me a book large enough to make the record of the moralist's deficits. My brother, stand in the scales; do not fly away from them. I put on your side the scales all the good deeds you ever did, all the kind words you have uttered, but on the other side of the scales I put this weight which Cod says I must put there on the other side the scales and opposite to yours I put this weight: "liy the deeds of the law shall no flesh living be Justified." Weighed and found wanting. Still the balances are suspended. Are there any others who would like to be weighed or who will be weighed? Yes; here 'cornea a worldling. He gets into the scales. I onn very easily see what his whole life is made up of. Stocks, dividends, percentages, "buyer ten days," "buyer 30 days." "Get In my fiicnd; get. into those balances nnd be weighed weighed for this life and weighed for the life to come." He gets in. I find that the two great questions In his life are: "How cheaply can I buy thesa goods?" and "How dearly can I ell them?" I find he admires Heaven because it is a lund of gold and money must be "easy." I find, from talking with him, that religion and the Sabbath are an interruption, a vulgar Interrup tion, and he hope on the wuy to church to drum up a new customer! All the week he has been weighing frrrlts, weighing meats, weighing ice, weigh ing coals, weighing confections, weigh ing worldly and p-rlshnble commodi ties, not realizing the fact that he him self has been weighed. "On your side the balances, O worldling! I will give you full advantage. 1 put on your side all the banking houses, all the store houses, all the cargoes, all the insur ance companies, all the factories, all the silver, all the gold, all the money vaults, all the safe deposits all on your side. But it does not add one ounce, for at the very moment we are congratu lating you on your fine house and upon your princely income Ood and the angels are writing in regard to your soul: 'Weighed nnd found wanting!' " Suddenly the judgment will be here. The angel, with one foot on the sea and the other foot on the land, will swear by Him that llveth forever and ' ever that time shall be no longer: "Behold, He oometh with clouds, and every eye shall see Him." Hark to the jarring of the mountains. Why, that is the set ting down of the scales, the bnlances. And then there is a flash ss if from a rloud, but It is the glitter of the shin ing balances, and they are hoisted, and all nations are to be weighed. The un forgiven get out on this side the bal ances. They must have weighed them selves and pronounced a flattering de cision. The world may have weighed them and pronounced them moral. Xow they are being weighed ill God's balances the balances that can make no mistake. All the property gone, all the titles nnd distinction gone, all the worldly successes gone, there is a soul, absolutely nothing but a soul, an im mortal soul, a dying soul, a soui stripped of all worldly advantages a soul on ene side of the scales, (m the other side the balances are wasted Sab baths, disregarded sermons, 10,000 op portunities mercy and pardon that wore cast aside. They are on the other side of the scales, and there God stands, and, in the presence of men and devils, cherubim and archungel, he announces, while groaning earthquake and crack ling conflagration and judgment trum pet nnd everlasting storm repeat it: "Weighed and found wanting." Hut sny some who ere Christians: "Certainly you don't mean to say that we will have to go into the balances? Our sins are nil pardoned; our title to Heaven is secure. Certainly you are not going to put ns in the balances?" Yes, my brother, we must all appear before the judgment seat of Christ, and on that day you are going to be weighed. Oh, follower of Christ, you get into the bulances! The bell of the judgment is ringing. You must get in to the balances. You get In on this side. On the other side the balances we will place all the opportunities of good which you did nut improve, all the at tainments in piety which you might have had, but which you refused to take. We place them all on the other Bide. They go down, and your soul rises in the scale. You cannot weigh against all those imperfections. Well, then, we must give you the advantage, and on your side the scale we will place ull the good deeds you have ever done and all the kind words you have ever uttered. .Too light yet! Well, we must put on your side nil the consecration of your life, nil the holiness of your life, nil the prayers of your life, all the faith of your Christian life. Too light yet! Come, mighty men of the past, and get in on that side of the scales. Come, Pnyson and Doddridge nnd Baxter, get in on that side the scales and muke them come down, that this righteous one may be suved. They come and they get in the scales. Too light yet! Come, the martyrs, the I.atimers, the Wycliffs, the men who suffered nt the stake for Christ. Oct in on this side the Christian bulunceg and see If you cannot help him weight it aright. Thpy come and get In. Too light! Come, angels of Ood on high. Let not the righteous perish with the wicked. They get in on this side the bulances. Too light yet! I put on this side the balances all the scepters of light, all the thrones of power, all the crowns of glory. Too light yet! But just at that point Jesus. Son of God, conies up to the bnlances, and He puts one of His sacred feet on your side, nnd the bulances begin to tremble from top to bottom. Then He puts both of His sacred feet oil the balances, and the Christian's side comes down with a stroke that sets all the bells of Heaven ringing. Thnt Bock of Ages heavier thnn nny other weight! But suys the Christian: "Am I to be allowed to get off so easik?" Yes. If some one should come and put on the other side of the scales nil your Imper fections, all your envies, all your jeal ousies, all your Inconsistencies of life, they would not budge the sculcs with Christ on your side the scales, do free! There is no condemnation to them that are is Jesus Christ. Chains broken, prison houses opened, sins pardoned. Go free! Weighed In the balances nnd nothing, nothing wanted. Oh, whnt a glorious hope! Will you nceept It this day? Christ making up for what you lack. Christ the atonenmnt for nil your sins. Who will accept him? Will not this whole audience say: "I am insuffi cient, I am a sinner, I am lost by rea son of my transgressions, but Christ has paid it all. My Lord and my Ood, my life, my pnrdon, my Heaven. Lord Jesus, I hnil Thee!" Oh, If you could only understand the worth of thut sac rifice which I have represented to you under a figure if you could understand the worth of that sacrifice, this whole audience would this moment accept Christ nnd be snved. We goawny off or back Into history to get some illustration by which we may set forth what Christ has done for us. We need not go so fnr. I sow a vehicle behind a runaway horse dashing through the street, n mother nnd her two children in the cnrrlnge. The horse dashed nlong as though to hurl them to death, and a mounted policeman, with a shout clearing the way, nud the horse at full run, uttcmpted to seize those runaway horses to save a calamity, when his own horse fell and rolled over him. He was picked uphnlf dead. Why were our sympathies so stirred? He cause he was badly hurt, and hurt for others. But I tell you to-dny of how Christ, the Son of Ood, on the blood red horse of sncriflce, enme for our res cue nnd rode down the sky and rode unto death for our rescue. And are your hearts not touched? That was a sacrifice for you and me. 0 Thou who didst ride on the red horse of sacrifice, come and ride through this world on the white horse of victory! , Why is a vote of thanks Jike a turn stile?' Because it must be moved be fore being passed. - NEWS OF OHIO. Gathered by Telegraph From AS Parts of the State. Decided against Tax Inqnlaltora. Cleveland, May 20. Just on the ere of his departure for Europe one of the last official (acta of United StatesDiatrict Court Judge Kicks waa to practically knock out the Ohio tax Inquisition law. The suit in which ithe decision wa made is an action for Ian injunction brough t against the treasurer of Rich land county to keep turn from collect ing $102,01H against the estate of M. D. Barter and $228,899 against the Ault- man-Taylor Co. Accrued interest brings the lamount up to nearly $500, 000. The taxation returns were attacked by the tax, inquisitor on the ground that the property owners in question had not properly returned all their property for taxation. The tax smel ler raised the amount of the taxes assessed, but when t4ie county took steps to collect the property owners se cured a restituining order. This re straining order Judge Ricks made a temporary injunction Friday. Triple Tragedy at West Alexandria. Dayton, May 18. Frank Campbell, residing at West Alexandria, 18 miles west of here, on Wednesday afternoon hot fcind killed his wife and sister-in-law, Mrs. Lucy Gray, the latter a resi dent of Lewiuburg, Preble county. He then sent a bullet though his own brain, dying almost instantly. Mr. and Mrs. Campbell were recently di vorced, and the latter has been living with her sister at Lewisburg. Yester day the two worsen went to West Alexandria to get some of Mrs. Qump bell's belongings, the tragedy occurring In the Campbell home. The cause of the trouble is not known. A Sensational Report. Columbus, JCay 20-State Auditor Ouilbert has received the report of A. C. Blackburn, who wa appointed Jan uary 10, 1898, to Investigate charges of crookedness In the funds of Marlon county. He finds that present Treas urer Schoenloeib ia violating the law by keeping part of the public money in btinks. All money is accounted for, however, by him. He finds that a sys tem of overcharging for services has been m practice for the last ten years In ihe county and that in that time 31 county officers have overdrawn in sums ranging from a few dollars to $8, SCO. A Convocation of Bishops. .Cincinnati, May 17. A convocation of bishops of the diocese of Archbishop Elder met at the cafchedrtil yesterday. The nominations for bishop recently made 'hy the priests of the diocese of Columbus, O., in the choosing of la suc cessor to the late Bishop Watterson were considered. The results were sealed up and will be forwarded to the pope for approval. There are nine bishops in the diocese of Archbishop Elder. A Strike Averted; Ashtabula, 'May 17. The threatened strike of shovelers at Conneaut, Lo rain, Ashtabula and Fairport was avert ed yesterday, the locjc owners grant ing an advance for unloading vessels and for loading inb cars. The dock owners also agree-1 recognize the umon to which the ahovelers belong. The Diamond Has Absorbed All. Akron, May 1J. An offic'til of the Diamond Match to. stated here yester day that the absorption of all the in dependent companies by the Diamond company was now pmotically assured. This includes the Cmtinentnl (Gould's) company, whose officers have deaied that they would lie in the deal. Initiation Proved Fatal. Toledo, May 1;. Charles Steinle died Tuesday from the alleged results of an initiation in the Oit.holio Young Men's association. During' the initia tion the lights were turned out and It is asserted some one tripped Steinle and hit him in the back. Hemorrhages of the lungs followed. Revere Slprm at Yonngstown. Youngstown, May 17. A severe wind storm struck this city Tuesday after noon, Wowing down chimneys and crippling telegraph service. A new residence nearly completed was blo-vn down, four carpenters being caught in it. John Craighead litid both lega broken and will be crippled for life. Transferred to the Trust. Youngstown, May 17. Deedn trans ferring the Brown-Bonnell Iron Co., the Mahoning Valley Iron Co. and the Andrews Bros. Co., the three lorM mills whioh became a part of the Republic Iron and Steel Co., were filed in the county recorder's office on Tuesday. Will Prove Fatal to Fonr. Toledo, May 18. The cyclone which swept over West Unity on Tuesday will prove fatal for nt lehst four of the children in the school house there. There were 24 persons in the building nnd not one of them escaped without injury. The building was wrecked. Rwayne Ia Noa Candidate. Toledo, 'May 20. Noah H. Swayne, who was endorsed by the Toledo repub licans ns a candidate for governor, has declined to have his name considered. It is iprobable that Toledo will not name a candidate In the convention. Killed Hie Brother. Cincinnati, May 20. Jacob Hurst, who was shot Thursdlay night by his brother Ed, died Friday morning. In his ante-mortem statement, Jacob said there was no provocation. The rest of the family eay he was a big bully and struck Ed with a plate. Ed surren dered himself to the police. Has a Monopoly. Shelby, May 20. The Shelby Steel Tube Co. has absorbed the Albany, Ind., tube works and the Pope tube works, of Hartford, Conn., thus securing a complete monopoly of the sctunless iteel tube business in the United State Disastrous Wind Storm. Wellsville, May 18.-A disastrous wind storm passed over this city Tues day night. Shade trees suffered, houses were unroofed and telephone and telegraph wires damaged. A large chimney on the Turner building was blown down and went cnushing through the roof. Mrs. Wile Clark, who happened to be in the upper part of the building, wag seriously injured. Art Store Ho I Bed by Fire. Toledo, May 18. Webster Broa.' art tore wua almost totally destroyed by fire -late Tuesday night. The Ions b 115,000. illliiiinir -culllli Schedule in effect Nov. to, IWi. TRAINS LI1VS CaMfBBIDOB. O.. For Chicago and north went, veatlbuled lim ited, dally. ..S8 a. m. Sleeping car attached. For Chicago and northwest, express limited, dally, t-.ut p. m. bleeping car attached tor Chicago. 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Art, Cleveland. O. C E. WINTERRINGER. Passenger Agt, S3 North High St. Columbus, a AUCTIONEER. G. W. HINES, of Pittsfield, will attend to all sales promptly. Reasonable terms. Dates can be made at he Enterprise office. DURLING & BLIGH, WHOLESALE AND RETAIL DEALERS IN Hard and Soft Goal Coke, Blossburg Smithing Coal. WOOD, $1.50 CORD. Best of Accomodations at the 10c. Barn. Baled Hay and Straw, Moving Furniture a Specialty. TELEPHONE 71 EAST MALTf SI The chculation of The Erv terprisefor the year of 1896 was 63,274-. This make ihe average weekly circulation I2I7, Nearly one-half of thesi circulate in the city of Wei ling ton; 500 copies go to tie surrounding towns. We can prove our circula tion by the invoices ofpapei vurchased from the rt. X Kellogg Newspaper Co., of Cleveland. The circulation of The En terprise will he larger for the year 1899. 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You can min IK at yourntsavrent freliriit depot, and If you find It lawtly m rtprtseited, quvl to orri that tftt.ll vt$76.iH1 1 10.U, tbetri-MMat value roaveruw and far bettr than orgnjsMlTrtlMii by othtra at root money, pay tha freight agvnt omr peclal 10 lay' offer pi-tee, $3I.7D tew the 11.00, or J, and freight chaiem. S3I.75 IS OUR SPECIAL 90 DAYS' PRICE jTJ1 a tv atam. ftarki aa affer was aever nada before. THE ACME QUEEN U one of UeasastlitBiULllSOBWllTtflT TUKIU iHtrtavslt ir aMf. from um luuiiraviun snuwn, waion fceQfTaTd di rect from a photoirapb.you can form aome Idea of ltl autlful appearance. M4e iVom eolltl quarter eawetl .4 ek, anttqaeflnilHhndjiomelTdocoidmdorrmenid, leteet INK atyle. Till ACMI (.CIII Is feet 6 Inubw high, II incbea long, 13 Inches wide and waltfhi S60 pound. Coo- Ulna 6 octavea, 11 atops, as roilowai uieeaaea, manaai, Dm tela aa, le4iaL teltau, t'reaiaea, mm laMpiar, 1 rw rlaw. 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Try It one month and we will refund your money If yoa are not perfectly eatlifled. MO of theee ortrans will be sold at Ml. It. ORDKK AT OJICK. IK'N'T DKLAV. OUR RELIABILITY 18 ESTABLISHED ? J not dealt with as aek your neighbor about as. write the publisher of this paper or Metropolitan National Bank, or corn i.x eompany In Chloi Bank, or Corn Eiehaoge Net. Bank, Chicago; or German eompany In Lbloauro. we kata a taeUel ef ever f 700,000.00, oorupr entire one of the largeet buaineas Mocaawt Chicago, and employ nearly 1000 people In our own building, wk AkLL OBtUAB AT tsi.ee aatf set rial Oft, lltOaf aa eat also everything in musical instruments at lowest wholesale prices. Write for free special organ, paaae and music1 Instrument catalogue. Addreea, IBeara, eabw.at A Ca ate theriegali reliable. Aet: aB 8CAR3, ROEBUCK A CO. fine), Fulton, Oftiptaineo an Maymin Stt CHICAGO, ILL f beve sjeed BlpeajTabtilefl witb tonal awtfti faettao thai I ean cheerfully reoomsiead tbera. Bart beea troobletj Cor about three yeart with what I eelied bilious attack oomlng oa regularly onoe week. Wu told by different physicians that ll Wat eaosed by bed teeth, of which I bad mtstsJ. I had the teeth extracted, but tho at taoko owi tinned. I had teen adTertlsemente of Ripon Tabulae In oil the Plr but had do faith In town but about all weeks since a friend In-' duoed mo to try them. Rave taken but two of the mall toons boxen of the Tabu lea and have bad Bo roonrreooe of the attack. Have never given a tetilawfwilal for anything before, but the treat amount of good which I believe hat been done me by El pane Tabulae tndaoeo me to add mine to the many ittHmimleli yoa doubtless hove In your V. A. T. WE WITT. I ojejsjt on Infutm yon. IB vera, of highest bratoa, f the benefit I have derived from RIpasu Tabulea. 1 am professional nnree and la this fcetosiioB a clear head Is always Deeded, Kipans Tobmlee doss It. After ene of my enseal found mynslf oompletely run down, Aotlngonthe ad viae ef Mr. Geo. Bow. r, Fb. Qn M Kewark Ave, alereey City. 1 took Ripeae Tabulae with R-I-P-A-NS The modern stand ard Family Medi cine : Cures the common every-day ill of humanity. frond roan n Vowho eras troubled wrUi aeertbara nud sleep! esse sol, oauaed by Indlgeotloav for a good many yeare. One day she saw a esetlmoalel la the aapn Indorsing Ulpans Tabulee. She dt tormlaod to gl va them a trial, was greatly relieved by their ore and new takes the Tabulas rofulaxly. the keeps a few cartons Rtpams' Tabuies la the house and says she will not be with out these. The heartburn and sleeplessness have disappeared with the Indigestion which was formerly oa great a harden for ber. Our whole family take the Tabulae regularly, especially after a hearty meal. My mother Is fifty years uf go and Is eajoylag the beet of health and spirits ; also aa impossibility Dorore sno AKTOV U. JUACKK. . A new sayte snefeet eentalnlng Tan azrurs tavclbs packed la a paper carton (wfUoet gates) tsaow for sah U asms gqg Mwa tob itts rsm This low prtoad sort to Intended for tho poor and tlw eeoBoadoai. One) Irise at She ussssl oartoas (130 tabuies) ean bo had by mall by sending forty-eight easts So the RnaBB CnmnaAOeavajrT, Me. W Spraee Street. New Tork-or tUramTaawuaiBwsmoBeBe abnolesantewaon, they eanlah pain, Indues sleaw and SEND ONE DOLLAR w.i. twaiu..ruiMc..iUMrMibi.Tur aiauf it ratwat c o. a. rfimilT TO BX.S1SATIUS, ... M. .aula. II .t y.v rrlhl d.M ... ir fM.4 rtancrt,! siTisrimiar, aucm n airasissna, auiiL to acuuisa riur arr.iL ai ate.w iit.eo vu THE SRAHBEST IAMAIN YOU IVIS SAW, ,., omimcu a OUR SPECIAL P KICfc aod frata-ht .haw, teas th.U.w Mnt with ontor. 7F MAKE THIS TOP HURRY ia ona ewi rtcToav we wane inia mr nuuui, Uit aiUrltl m.k.r. put in S7..M butfieL Lateat style For IliM from tb. Boat ftMaoiiad. 1 vrooa. M.r. ltd in.t 1 Brcwitcr Bid. 138. 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Be Is now a red, chubby-faced boy. Tata wonderful change I attribute to Rlpans Tabosaa, I am sattafled that they will benefit any one (froaa the cradle to old age) If taken anoordlng to dlree ttoas. 1 W.satcAV a stag is eartonrrmr tabuls) wui no seen nw avee eooresaepan, aewi eareaei ana aaesi awloe life. Oa gives relief. CUT Tail u aiTaiS m4 S3B.9Q, III caiuno. thu ,, ibso. ay, auaJ i.a Bar. wm.1.. TWI YEARt laata lirotlm.. Far BalM MSli.M aaa ! II .U. aJ - . V CO. (Inc.), CHICACO, ILL. Thev hsvo stood the teat of t and have cured thousands f iset of Nervous Diseases, such us Debility, lisiiness,Sleepteee aesi and Vancocele.Atrophv.Ae. They clear the brain, strength-MS the circulation, make digestteva nerft-ct. and imnart a health and losses are checked prmatnttr, Uekmpatieaa W. H. TI8SOT A CO. stklT. lawalaUoa smIMm. Oalr hi ik.aH a. U. UrMwaattkebaemtt ft ,Wa:m$ 1 ft j5t I If I 1 h f!5, j or any railroad or sipipaj esnwDAgg NkuJ si rash fWn Wlll J a". a. if . W. H. TISSOT a CO,