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11 ii , , ; . ; J - . . - - HILLSBORO, N. C, THURSDAY, JUNE 4, 1903, established in un. NEW SERIES-VOL. XXII. NO. 19 1 11' lit II 11 II I - II L J y ,w u - A Oniiao WJKL-SCLfla. .-fra.n.iigTTarzr - , . H Is full up. Whenever you Dress, a Pretty Hatvo save you money - SURE Bargains miles to A SERMON FOR SUNDAY A LEARNED DISCOURSE ENTITLED r. COSPEL Or THE RESURRECTION Christ Arisen From tlie Tomb" is Made the Subject of a Powerful Address by the Kev. Henry C. Swentzel He lie views tne Miracle From Every Point, New York City. Dr. Henry C. Swent zel, rector of St. Luke's Church, preached S:mdav morningon "The Gospel of the Res urrection." He took his text from Acts xvii: 18: "He preached unto them Jess nnd the resurrection." Dr. Swentzel said: With what noble confidence did the apos tolic church set oat to serve its world-wide mission. It had a new religion to proclaim, a glorious message from God for ail the races of mankind. It was not provincial, hut catholic. It began in Jerusalem, but it looked forward to compassing the whole earth. Wherever it went it encountered beliefs and rites which were venerable, im pressive and upheld by the prestige of wealth, rank and culture, but it was one the less devoted to its huge work. What a hopeless task it seemed to be to convert the human family to the gospel of Jesus Christ. The Master of this latest cult was a Jew. He had been disgraced by crucifix ion, and there was now scarcely more than a handful of disciples to tell the story t-t His career. When we consider the over whelming odds against which these xren struggled ns they proceeded to- evangelize the jnultitudes, we are all the more pro foundly impressed with the confidence with which they took up the more than hercu lean labor. The magnitude of the effort to whk'h they were called did not defer them, persecution cou.d not .annghr. them, the oppositions or indifference- of the better, Masses could not discourage them. On' 1h.?y went, from city to city, from country to country, preaching the religion of which they were gladly the earthly champions. Not always had they been of this temper. The mightiest among them, the rock-man himself, had utterly collapsed in the high priest's palace, and after the fateful dav of the cross they all accepted the plight of those who had served a lost cause. But now all this is changed. The cowards are the bravest of the brave, and' each of the apostles is ready to face every peiil and to meet dvath for the mpssage of love and sal vation which burned upon his lins. Xor is the reason for this radical change lithenlt to account for. Those timid and h.imdering men had received a divine af flatusthey had been revolutionized in mind and heart and soul by the Lord's res- lureiVon irom the dead- To the Sifts of the Holy Ghost which they received was aade.d the indomitable assurance of the triumph of their divine Master over death ana the grave. The Lord's resurrection was the dominant doctrinal note in their t unking and their teaching, and wherever tliev went they bore the witness of eve witnesses to the fact which thev so boldly rteciared. Although they had known Jesus and nad companied with Him as intimate associates for several years, their spiritual Perceptions were dull until the last, and 'tev understood not His oft repeated say ,n? that He would rise from the read. But a soon ns they are satisfied of liis resur- r Vu lner au to the front, readv w tin? Jray, eager for the honor of repre-ur,c- li1Tn in every an,j .md ,viling to every hardship for His cause. t. J aul on Mars Hill is im illustration r teiun? r ot the Aposto'ic Church. He , IMUI IJIC IT.lldMUV Ul story, and hesitate j not-, tn ;ik"i . -j , mtti.-..uy;is anu iec .! or t in i- ocr.-w. . i i: . ,sulielies and If vlrl I,,,.1- I. I. .1 1 1!0 pv Hill 1 V 1 -4A.A... i- - . . . -of hU I , Lor h,m to win the respect ,L 'ii hearers. rm,r,:m, e n.:. j.-1 ... i (1 rr i , . sired t V' "" e naa lone since tie Mastered CTldeiS splendor. He liad l o t . f "guage and literature, and its n U stvcets' ,l0 )ked UP Ta''e i, ', t '!nV gaz?d uPn ojficta made in 8ft;' ,and ce'ebrated in epic or sthooU-c';l. 1-5rt..1ts. sanctuaries and its Usw... "ens. and all the tokens of --us ana culture. Wfe"1" thT new.reli,ion has vet itrl1 ,ne. It was still in the dkv eaJ. - Churches and cathedrals munt5.Tecie matters, of the fut 1 , T raster it inroug-hout the missionary iour 11 U "n II6 ? ' Tetididiv served his office ,f !? ia)0i)c t? the Gentiles. Ar--. we think vv, , m. ll? Greruin pita1. W can onlv wl, ;, i a l!ie ,na,mness and eouraee with k - he met the ordeal which he had de- K- i' soi,cn5- mt a striking picture . l;-e s-tands on Areonaoits tWim tho '""I 'IMP! C T; ""'i undaunted boldness of the ti-ViHt -1S' 1ie sun-browned traveler, a !fV!.n a stranKe land . he knows that ii ,f centre of the very best pan- IK EmVoF KZl In l,im the Civil- 1 he i?n l VS' Ro.lns ad Greeks met. f c-uh ""'.'PProw-iated the finest things 'll ' a-it attainments enabled him to Kvi.w's a l the more plainly. ics ami ""i- '"-so oi tne quer- S3r(Sv h,ds ich words Mould fo tk i; It."wra8,probably his first visit fan1P 1 ul ox, enhghtenment. Its far- P i,-.,..' j c , "wo.wun yji tills Jlillinifiiii. vpali7cd t',n t, Vuukcr3 and artists, and lif and ? b?a.ut" and the power of its Wiati ?lateie his attention was shrine, aIT?sted by the monuments and U U li tH II ft0 T?? " H B5-Jt f l - I O F he has. It Will trade with him. ure. What could Sli Paul" expect" In re sponse to his pronouncement? The ambas sador of Christ understood that he had come hither as the legate from the courts of heaven to the seers and scholars of tbi3 seat of learning to declare the resurrection of Jesus Christ from the dead. He was face to face with the clever scions of the highest intellectual culture known to antiquity; hard by were the temples of Eumenidea and Theseus, the Propylaeum of the Acrop olis, the temple of victory, and. towering above all from its lofty pedestal, was the bronze colossus of Minerva. Well might he assume that Stoics and Epicureans and other thinkers would attemDt his over throw, but he did not flinch while he a:i- ! nounced a religion as yet without influence or art or literature, with scarcely a com fortable resting place for its .Scriptures and its sacraments. In his manner, however, there are no indications that he was con scious of any special advantages. It could not be otherwise, for he had himself seen the risen Jesus and he couYi, therefore, not be more certain of the shining sun than he was of the truth of the Gospel which he preached. It was this unalterable convic tion which sustained him even on Mar3 Hill while he discoursed c the redemption accomplished by Him who died and rose again. He was not splixcing haira nor tell ing fables nor playing with metaphysics. He upheld the risen Christ to challenge at tention and support his truths and win the souls of his distinguished audience. " The basis of St. Paul's confidence as an apostle of Christ is the only basis of confi dence in believing. The first Christiana were Easter enthusiasts. Their imt'iriitnjr belief in the resurrection of Jesus had much to do in making them worthy of ven eration as the best raong God's family of saints. All that had been written concern ing the uon of Man they pondered with pious devotion, but they never forgot that He came forth alive again from the .;rave. They would think of Him as the Son of Mary; they would hear of His childhood years; they would study His sayings and His works; they would contemplate His sufferings and death, but always would they include His victory and coronation. "With great power gave the apostles wit ness of the resurrection of the Lord Jesus and great grace was upon them all." The apostolic church is a mode, not only in matters of polity and usage and doctrine, but also in the religious type of its spirit and faith. It was pre-eminently an Easter corporation. 'Filled with the Holy Ghost, it bore abundant fruirs and did abundant labors and achieved abundant results be cause in all its ideas and plans it. stood upon the platform that God r.i'sen up xli: Son Jesus Christ from the dead The same cause, we cannot doubt, would to-day pro duce the same effect All this is of solemn. practiJi' moment to our own times. Although the preacher is not among those vrho oelieva that the cause of religion is wan in c, h-2 is bound with all thoughtful -people to recognize the peculiar diifieultii-s whicli beset the church of the twentieth century. Our only hope is to hold fast to the ideas and Ideals of the church of the first eentiuy. The weakness of Christendom to-day ls the re tirement from its conspicuous position of the a.!-prevai'ing truth which was so pow erful in the beginning. There is entirely too much uncertainty even aioug Chris tians eoneernisr the resurrection of Jesus Christ. How many there are who would rather not be pressed too strongly - by its discussion, who would rrefer to have it eliminated from distinctively Christian teaching, who would' award it. no further dignity than to allow it to be placed among the matters of secondary importance to which little or no reference need he made. Just here thre has unquestionably been a (Vnlinp rf .irvf i Ht n o anrl tVv"'mnv JirriVPfl lone- ago when te issue sh'm'd be ?tronglr made find honet'y .met. If it is at all un certain that the divine Kedemer came forth from the grave, it is just' as well for us to know it and to fashion cur belief and make our calculations accordingly. If the old faith is. in peril, or even if it should be held in abeyance, as lovers of the truth we should be ready and willing to accept the result with the utmost candor and con sistency. There has been entirely too much reticence aid hedging; there has been a disposition to dodge the real question, though perhaps with a charitable purpose that theieby the conscience and hopes cf others might not be shocked: there lias been a sentiment that seems to advis'e that the less this matter is emphasized the bet ter for the church. Let the church throw down the gauntlet: let it have this matter out once lor all with those 'who dispute it or who hesitate to accent ib ex animo. If the case is not settled let us settle it and settle it ricrht. Let us insist upon the facts whatever they are. Christians may well hide their heads in shame if they feel constrained in behalf of their religion to ask any quarter, to accept, any favors of those who do not stand by the faith once delivered to the saints, or to take advantage of any technicalities. Jet ter ten thousand times a controversy than to have this important part of the gosnel continue where it now is in the estimation of so many good neonle. We may well af ford to seek a.11 the light that is avaP.ahle, and Ave need not be afraid to accept the consequences. There are those, thank God. who feel that the authority of the church is sufficient warrant for the doe trines of the churchj but that authority is not universally recognized, and it surely will be no mortal sin if people amid their infirmities respecting religion demand other considrti3 in suppt of belW in the BURLiiMOTK!, need a Nice Suit, a Nice " ' " 0 pay you to travel 100 - - risen Christ. "Are "oilier considerations forthcoming? Are there reasons which jus tify timidity on our part? Is there a sus picion that somehow if we could fully know of this matter our creed would be worsted? Such questions may seem to be primary to those whose faith is sure, and they may appear to be hardly justifiable at this late day, but people will think, even though they think wrongly, and if they are the victims of a mistake or a misunder standing it is a human kindness to lead them to a knowledge of the truth. What is the case of the resurrection of Jesus? Of course the disciples believed that He surely died, a conviction which is now shared by everybodj-, the Hebrew people themselves not excepted. If one is dis posed to quibble over the story of the Sav iour's passion and to suggest that perhaps the Son of Man did not die, he should be referred to medical experts, who will tell him that if Jesus died of heart fracture it was only natural that the water and blood flowed from His side Avhen the soldier' spear pierced the pericardium. It is now simply preposterous to impeach the genu ineness of the Lord's death. The outcome of the cross was not a trance. Thc Re deemer "tasted death for every man." If the Lord really died, is it a fact that He rose again? Medical experts can pro nounce upon the story of His decease; so legal experts wdll pass upon the story of His resurrection. The testimony is all in. Shall it be permitted to stand? Christians need not hesitate to allow the matter, which is so supremely sacred to them, to be dealt with in this fashion. If they choose-lhey can go, reverently -toJLhejSu--. preriie Court that "wiu review the testimony of the Easter -witnesses. All that they ought to ask is that the tribunal shall be absolutely fair and honest in the applica tion of the laws of evidence. Who are the witnesses and what is their "reputation for truth and veracity?" Inasmuch as their narrative is extraordinary in its char acter they must expect to submit to the most rigid examination. They will stand the test. The apostles and their followers were people who for integrity and religion have never been surpassed. Not oniy were they the incarnation of honor and piety, but they are entirely trustworthy on every account. They investigated the matter with the utmost care. Although excellent folk may be deceived by others and even by themselves, it is impossible to suppose that these men were the victims of either form of deception. If the Master had ap peared to them all on only a single occa sion, there might be place for a suspicion of their absolute accuracy, but they saw Jesus many times after the resurrection, they talked with Him, thev ate and drank with Him, they even put their fingers into the print of the nails. The list of wit nesses does not consist of two or three names, but includes at least 500 persons. The church is still another witness. Her organization, her beliefs, her sacraments, her unfailing testimony from the beginning and to every generation that the Founder of the Christian religion came forth from the dead is worthy. of the utmost consider ation. The results of this Easter creed ehould be reckoned with, for the doctrine of the Lord s resurrection has produced a race of men, women and children wTho are the verv flower of the human race. It has brought forth all that is best and worthiest in every Christian country. What is the reasonable response to all this testimony? It cannot well be ruled out. It cannot.be discredited. It deserves something better than the Scotch verdict. "not proven." Although we do not rely upon the force of argument for arousing, interest and changing opinions, it is worth while to show that the church's creed is supported by ample and adequate reasons, and thai- faith in the resurrection of Jesus is not blind credulity, but the acceptance of an historical fact which is duly verified by the t-rnons of historical certitude. Human nature does not cnange essen tially. The needs of to-day are not very different from those of 2000 years ago. The gospel ' which St. Paul preached in Athens he would preach this; day in Great er New York if he, were here. ".'Jesus and the resurrection" i3 the blessed and tri umphant theme. How grievously that word of God is eeded not only for the up holding of faith, but for cherishing and strengthening hope for an eternity of felic ity and bliss. Of arrant infidelity there is now comparatively little, but there is most unquestionably at least a partial failure to be quite sure of the soul's immortality. The prospect of everlasting life is not denied, it is simply not realized. Many a heart is saying, "Would that I-might be certain of it all." It is impossible to suppose that the multitudes who are not actively asso ciated with the church believe in immortal ity. If they look torward to an endless ca reer beyond the hills of time they would speedily change their attitude toward holy things. And if the whole company of Christ s disciples were to lay noid as tney ought of the gospel of "Jesus and the res urrection," there would be another pMte cost and the kingdom of God's dear Son would come indeed in all its power and glory. The Chief of the Bureau of Forestry reports that the private owners of large forest reserves are coming more and more to the bureau for advice as to the management of their proper ty. The Government makes no charge for advice or suggestions, but if an ex pedition be necessary the forest own ers must pay thc expense of it. TBE mum O1 THE TANGELO. A Kid Glove Grape Fruit is the Latest in Fruits. The invention of brand new fruits and vegetables is the principal work to be done in the Laboratory of Plant Breeding, just organized under the De partment of Agriculture. Dr. Herbert Webber, who has been put in charge, has already succeeded in creating sev eral distinct novelties in the vegetable kingdom while in collaboration with Walter T. Swingle. A kid-glove grapefruit is a novelty just turned out by these gentlemen. Hitherto the grapefruit has been a troublesome delicacy to handle, owing to the stubborn resistance of its pulp, which has refused to be quartered, like the orange. Yet it has become "the" breakfast fruit of those who un derstand that it contains an alkaloid ingredient similar to quinine In ton ic, effect. Dr. Webber and Mr. Swin gle tried their luck at crossing the kind-glove orange or tangarine with the grapefruit. The tangarine obtains its most common name from the fact that when its loose, delicate skin.isrre.fjie js mueh. more, h lives by litera moved it' falls" into quarters naturally, and can be eaten with hands clad in the most delicate and immaculate of gloves. One of the hybrids resulting from this alliance has Just given fruit, the offspring being about the size of an ordinary orange. It has the easily removable skin and bright orange- yel lowish fleshi of the tangarine, and its segment fell apart quite as readily as do those of the latter. It has the slightly modified bitter acid flavor of the grapefruit, but not so bitter." "Tangelo" is the name given to this new species. It was derived from the two words, "tangarine" and "pomelo," which latter is the true name of the grapefruit. The grapefruit was used as the mother parent, the tangarine as the father. But the "tangelo" the off spring of this odd experiment in plant matrimony is neither a tangarine nor a pomelo. It is a distinct and new species quite as distinct from either parent as is the lime or lemon. A fortune, no doubt, awaits the first grower who will learn to cultivate the tangelo on a large scale. It will thrive wherever the orange or grapefruit will. Because of its greater convenience, it ' . v, will probably replace the grapefruit to a large extent, although the latter is largely in demand at present, both for hospital and general use. F. F. & G. THE INDIANS OF PATAGONIA. Wild Life Led by the South American Nomads. Tho Tehuelche triDe of Indians wan der chiefly fn the southern parts df Patagonia.. They are ' essentially nomads, living in a great degree on j the proceeds cf their hunting and for the rest maintaining themselves upon the sale or barter connected with their limited holdings of domestic animals. Agriculture and tillage are absolutely unknown among them. The hunting ground is farm enough for them, and they pitch their tents of skin where they will, or change their quarters at the dictates of necessity or whim. For instance, they always break camp if a death occurs in the tribe, the spot being deemed accursed. And naturally their movements are also largely influenced by the wanderings of the guanaco herds, which form their principal quarry. . It . is during the latter half of Octo ber which is the; Patagonian spring, that the Tehuelches hunt the guanaco chicos, or young guanaco. At this period the young have not all been dropped, and the most prized pelts are those of the unborn young, which are obtained by killing the mother. These pelts, being very soft and fine in texture, are used to make the most valuable capas or robes, and, if sold out of the tribe at the settle-. 'ments, fetch the highest prices. Hes keth Pritchard, in Pearson's. DRIFTING AWAY. 4 - I. ' .. I read in your bright eyes the dreams of life's day; - . But I'm drifting , away from you drifting away! I am drifting afar From life's storm and its -star And I would T could answer the prayers that you pray! But I'm drifting away," dear I'm drifting away! - . T II- I would strike from your life road the tnorns that would slay; But I'm drifting away from you drifting away! . : The sorrow the pain You may strive with in vain, . I would bear: But I go: and I come not again " I'm drifting . away, dear I'm drifting TTT. You must reap for yourself in life's winter and May; For I'm drifting away, dear I'm drifting I have given you bread And a shelter o'erheadr And may God light the lonely, long way you must tread For I'm drifting away, dear I'm drifting away! F, L. Stanton, in:the Atlanta Constitu tion THE HIGHER LI AM a girl or a woman, if you will;, for I readily ad mit my twenty-nve sum mers of aspirations and ideals. I thank heaven that it Is so, and that I am endowed with a lofty nature a nature that soars above the petty details and sordid considerations of everyday ex istence, and seeks only to lead the higher life. To me a man's person and possessions are as nothing. I look only at bis mind, his soul, which are his real self. The one mate possible for me is a man of beautiful, exalted mind, of pure, sublime soul. He alone could ever be congenial to me. He alone could ever inspire my girlish love. Where may such a man be found? To find him is the dream of my life. And I am not quite sure but I have already found him. I speak of Jack Rendlesham. In the first place, Jack is a gentleman; and that, by it self, denotes some graces of mind. But ture; and although he has not achieved any great work, yet many of the smaller things that he has done, both in prose and poetry, breathe in every line the true spirit of sublime senti ment and lofty imagination. , Jack, of course, is poor. That is as It should be. Have not the great gen iuses of the world the poets, painters and musicians all started poor? Jack Rendlesham has always sought my society, recognizing in me, no doubt, a kindred mind. That he loved me, I could see from the first. And I also felt that I loved him. I used to picture myself in the capacity of Jack's wife, his inspiring Tielp-meet, his con genial mate, his stimulating partner in the higher life which we were both resolved to lead. Our home should be a dear little cottage, covered with jasmine and woodbine, in the sweet retirement of some rural paradise. . And he and I should always be together, alone with nature and nature's Creator. There came to live in my neighbor hood a young man named Blobbsworth. He was on the Stock Exchange, and was making a great deal of money. This set me against him at once. Nor did his conversation at the out set give me any cause to vary my opinion. It was gossipy, trifling, shal low. He referred to no topic more elevating than the latest success at the West End theatres, nor to any sub iect more absrruse than motor cars and free-wheel bicycles. When I came to know him rather better, I found reason to modify, in some degree my former opinion. Little by little signs peeped out, trivial in themselves, but important as Indica tors, which showed him to be less ma terial than I had originally supposed. At first, I could not believe it: but gradually, and somewhat against my will, the truth forced itself upon me. This young stock broker, in spite of his profession, in spite of his wealth, in spite of his education, his bringing up, in spite of the sordid atmosphere which he had always been compelled to breathe yet, in spite of all this, he still had a mind;not, indeed, beautiful at present, but capable of becoming beautiful; still had hidden away in his innermost bosom yearnings, long ings, vague asnirations towards the higher life. The more I reflected upon the matter, and the more I studied Mr. - Blobbs worth. the more I felt sure that in him I had found the bright ex ception. I was glad, and yet I was sorry for him, when I realized what a narrow cage indeed it was in which he found himself confined. This was only brought home to me when be asked mamma and me up one after noon to the house which he had ro cently purchased in our neighborhood. When I saw the perfect appointments, the enervating luxury of it allr the lawns, the gardens, the greenhouses, the stables when I noted the obsequi ous menials, the butler, footmen, gar deners and jfrooms who were every- Mm mm whsre at his beck and call, when I ex amined the gorgeous new billiard room he was just building, and the electric dynamo that he as just setting up for tne lighting of his house my heart ached for him. It was just at this time that , Jack Rendlesham asked me to become his wife. If he had asked me a few weeks sooner, before my mind had begun to regard things in the light of a larger Christian spirit; before I had begun to speculate so deeply upon the hidden mysteries of life and the vast problems of Providence; before I had begun to see that there are other and higher claims imposed upon us than those of mere self -satisfaction, I should unhes itatingly have replied in the affirma tive. But now"I patised.'Was I justi fled? Was it right for me to accept the bliss for. which my soul yeariied, lit that dear little jasmine-woodbine-cov- ered cottage with the dear, congenial partner whom I so truly loved? AhL how hard "Was it to resist the attrac-. tions of that rural Eden! ' Then followed for me the most trying week I have ever spent. . It resolved itself into a long, a hard, a bitter struggle between my own, selfish longings as a woman, and the higher, larger, wider claims imposed upon me as a Christian. - It was 4.45 on a Sunday afternoon How well I remember the fateful day and hour! Mr. Blobbsworth had called and was drinking his second cup of tea. Jusf then Jessie, our parlor maid, came and summoned mamma from the draw ing room on some domestic matter. I knoW not to this day what it was whether the kitchen boiler had burst, whether the coals had suddenly run short; whether the cook had had a mis fortune and upset the afternoon's sup ply of milk, or what. It can have been, nothing very momentous, else I should have heard all about It afterwards, which I never did. But the moment mamma had left the room, Mr. Blobbs worth put down his second cup of tea half -finished, and, coming across, sat upon the sofa at my side. He said something which, surprised, startled, amazed me. "Indeed!" I cried, astonished and con fused. "I bave never thought of yon in that that way, Mr. Blobbsworth." "Because you have not done so in the past, there is no reason why you should not in the future," he insisted, taking my hand and holding it so fast that.it was impossible, without gross. rudonesa, taxvHWpaw 41-. ''Will yoviV . he added, gazing into my eyes wita earnest entreaty. As I saw that appealing look, light in an instant broke upon me. The eyes were a man's eyes. But the call was the call of Providence, who, see ing this poor fellow in distress seeing. moreover, that it was imposible for him . to aspire to those altitudes alone was commanding me to help him. I . sighed as I thought of that sweet little cottage, for which my heart pined, with Jack beloved, congenial Jack for my helpmeet; which now, alas! I "was never to see. I shuddered as I thought of that luxurious mansion, with all its perfect appointments, its lawns, gardens, shrubberies, greenhouses. stables, with its obsequious menials, butler, footmen, gardeners, coachmen and grooms; with that gorgeous billiard room, and that electric dynamo all those material obstacles to the higher life, against which It was to be my life-long task to contend and to help my husband contend. But Providence had spoken with such, clearness had indicated so plainly the non-carboniferous district to which I was to carry my coals that to shut my ears to her voice would have been sheer impiety. So when Mr, Blobbsworth. repeating the question, said again: " "Will you?" . "Yes," was my humble answer, and, I bowed my head upon his shoulder in meek acquiescence. Philadelphia? Telegraph. : Cojnpnsltion or 01 Bricks. Some of the white bricks of Nippur, in their black ebony cases, engaged the other day the attention of a group of students at the University Museum. "These bricks, thousands of years old,' oueht to be studied through the micro scope," one of them said. "The micro scope might reveal - strange secrets In them. I once examined microscopic ally a brick from the pyramid of Dashour. It contained Nile mud, chopped straw and sand. There were also in it bits of shell, some fish bone and some fragments of dead Insects. A shred of string was interesting it showed that these people had used string just like ours. There was also a shred of doth, as finely woven as our best hand looms can produce to-day. Altogether, the microscope brought to bear upon relics of the past brings to light much that is of interest, and might, if more widely employed, occa sion some important discoveries." Philadelphia Record. Duelling Encourafjert in AustTi. The Socialist paper, Arbeit Zeitung, of Vienna, publishes a secret decree of the Austrian minister of war di rected against the Anti-Duel League. The decree is to the effect that officers and cadets in the army cn service or otherwise must not join the league. Those who are already members must leav it. The army in Austria is de cidedly In favor of preserving the duel.