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TTIE BURLINGTON FREE PRESS: THURSDAY,
R. TALMAGE RELATES HIS EXPE
RIENCE AT CHRIST'S BIRTHPLACE.
Immortal Mustnrplcrns nf Art Which
J'ortray tlm Kiciios of tho Xutlvlly.
I Mlftalou of Children In tliu Sci Iptures.
I The Hliophrrrla ulul Other Moroi-N.
I liKOUKLVV, Dec. 27. Hev. Dr. Tnlmafjo
pruuclied thin moriiiiin u surniyn appro
(iiiiitv to tho CliriMimis Hi'tisuu. Taking up
IhuKubjfct of the Nativity, liu iliewfroin It
lemons which, tiuiirli pfi'Ci'Ctly Ieltlmiite,
are commonly ou'i'loolii'il. His text was
Lttku il, 10, "And tliny came with liiic,
mid found Mniy and Joseph, and the ilahu
lyinK In a inanii-r."
The bluuk window ulintturs of a Decern,
ber night were thrown open, and t-ome of
the bct singer of u world where they nil
King stood there, und putting back the
drapery ol cloud, cliimU'-il a peace, anthem,
until all Hie echoes of hill and valley ap
plaiuleil andi n ored the Hallelujah chorus.
Come, let u into that Christinashcene an
though ho lud n:er befoie worship, il dt
the malign ilere is a .Madonna worth
looking at. J wonder not that the most
frequent name in all lands and in all
Christian ceiiUuies is Mary. And there
are Marys in paMces and Marys in cabins,
und though (ierniaii ami French and Italian
and Spanish and English pronounce it ilif
rrently, tliey are all nauu's.ikes ot the one
whom we lind on a bed of straw, with her
pale face against the soft cheek ot Christ
in the night of the Nativity. All the great
painters hae tried on canvas to present
jMnry and her child and the inc id . iits of
that most Tamous night of the world V his
tory. Haphael, in three different masler
pieecs, celebrated them. Tintoretto and
lihirl.mduio surpassed themselves in the
adoration of the Magi. Coireggio needed
to do nothing more than his Madonna to
become immoital. The Madonna of tho
I-.il', by I.eoaiitilo da Vinci, will kindle
the admiration of all ages. Hut all the
galleries of Dresden are forgotten when I
think of the small room of that gallery con
taining Slstine Madonna. Y t nil of them
were topie.s of St. Matthew's Mauonna and
.Luke'b Madonna, the insp'ued .Madonna of
the Old Bool., which we had put into our
hands when we were infants, and that wo
hopi to have under our heads when we die.
A.MIU THT. llKASfs OF THE .STAI,I
Iit'lioid, in ti.e Hint place, that on tho
first niht c.t Chritt's life Cod honored the
brute creation. You cannot pet into that
.Bethlehem barn without goinv past the
camels, tho mules, the dogs, the oxen. The
brutes of that stable heard tho ilistcryof
the inf''nt l.i.ril. Some of the old painters
repress1- the oxen and eii-nris kneeling
that mglit before the newborn babe. And
well might they kneel! Have you ever
thought that Christ came among other
things to allewale the sufferings of the
brute creation? Was it not appropriate
that he should, during the first few days
and nights of his life on earth, le sur
rounded I) the dumb beasts whose mo.iu
and plaint and bellowing have for agc.s
heeu a prayer to God for the arresting of
their tortures and tho righting of their
wrong-? It did not. merely "happen so"
that te uiiinltlligent cieatures of God
should have been that night in close neigh
Iwrliood Not a kennel in all the centnries, not a
bird's ntht, not a vtormrat horse on tow
path, not a herd freezing in the poorly
lailll cow pen, not a freight car in summer
time bringing the beeves to market with
out water through a thousand miles of
agonv, not a surgeon's room witnessing the
Hriijglcs cf tox or rabbit or pigeon or
dog in the honors of vivisection but has
an interest in tho fart that Christ was born
in a sfible. surrounded by brutes. He re
members that night, and the prayer he
heard in their pitiful mo.in he will answer
in the punishment of those who maltreat
the dumb brutes. They surely have as
liiuoh right in this world us we have. In
the llrst chapter ol Genesis you may see
that they weic plated on the earth before
man wa., the Il-h and fowl eieated the iifth
day, and the tjii'idi upeds iho morning of
the sixth day, and man not until tho after
noon of that da.v The whale, the eagle,
the lion, and all the lesser creatures of their
kind were predtee.-'-ors ot tho human la
wilj. They ha;e the world by rkht of
possession. 'Ineyh,ie also paid rent fur
the ph. ts,,. ) occupied. What an in my
of dciLhse .m over tho land art the faith
ful w.uui, loys. And nlo can tell what
the w ill ovu in the lioio and camel
and ox i r tiant-purtutiun? And robin and
lark have by thecantatus with which they
have tilled on hard and forei-t, mora than
paid for the lew grains they have picked
up for their suKtc nance. When you abuse
any treat tro of God you strike its Creator
and you iii-uit the Christ who, though he
might hae been welcomed into life by
princes and taken his lii-st infantile slum
ber anna Tyriau plush and canopied
couches und rippling wateis from royal
uiUi-div is ,ping into basin of ivory
and poarl, cuose to be born on the level
Willi a eow s born, or a camel's hoof, or a
dog s nosM'il. that he might be the allevia
tion of luuhi 1 1 suffering as well as the le
decmir of in. n
V l"EIU TO AXI31ALS.
Standing, then, as 1 imagine now I do in
that liiiVlfi-'in mglit, with an iniant
Chn t hi I. ii f.ie s.j0 and the speechless
creaiun-s of Go I on the other, I cry look
out hfw you strike the rowel into that
horse's sidi Take off that curbed bit
ftom I Kn l. lulling mouth. Hemove that
saddle lidtn tl at raw hick. Shoot uot for
fi n tun t -l that is too small forlnod.
i" irg. t not to put water inlo the cage of
that CMiia.y Ti .-ow out some erumbsto
ti osi biri- cni't'ht too far north in die
Vint h ir kii.Miey Arrest that mail
who is nvik ng that one horse draw a load
litay enough for tine-. Hush, in upon
Hint scene-where boys are toi turing a eat
or transli.tmg butterfly and gia.s-.hopper.
Drive not oil that old robin, for her ne-.i is
h mother' cradle, and under her wing
there may be tbiee or four musicians of
the bky lu training. In your families and
in your schools teach the coming gener
ation more inarey than the present gener
ation har t-er shown, and in this marvel
ous Bible pictuie of the Nativity, while
you point out to them tho angel, show
them alo the camel, and wliile they lu ar
the celestial chant let them also hear the
cow's iuo.ut. No mora did Christ show in
terest in tii botanical world whan ho suid
'"Considnr the lilies," than he showed
njnipa'hy foi the ornithological when he
n.nd 'Boliold the fowls of tlie air," and the
quadrupedal world when he allowed him
self to U' called in one pluee a lion nnd in
unother pi .re a lamb. Meanwhile may
the Clirl't of the Bcthlahem e.tttlo pen
havo mercy on the suffering stockyards
that ore preparing diseased and fevered
jmrat tor our American households.
Behold, also, in this Bible seen', how oil
that Christmas niyht Clo honored child
hood. Christ might have nwdo Hist
Tlit to our world in a cloud, as he will de
scend ou his next visit in a oloml. lii what
a, chariot of Illumined vapor he wight have
'tolled down tue bky, escorted by jhountcd
cavalry, with lightning ior Uruwn Bword.
Klijiili had a carriage of lire to Hike, him
up: why not .lesiis a carriage of lire to fetch
him down? Oroverthu arched bridge of
u ruitiliow the Lord might have descended.
Or Christ might have had his inoitnlity
built up on eurth out of tho dust of a gar
den, as was Adam, in full manhood at the
start, without tho Introductory foehlcness
of infancy. Xo, no! Childhood was to be
honored by that event. He must have a
chilli's light limbs, and a child's dimpled
hand, and a child's beaming eye, and a
child's Maxell hair, and babyhood was to
be honored for all lime to oome, and a
i radio was to mean more than u grave.
Mighty God! May the reflection of that
one child's face be seen in all infantile facea.
A WJ-ILL UflilNQ OK 1'l.r.ASUIIK.
Enough have all those fathers and moth
ers on hand if they have a child in the
house. A throne, a crown, a scepter, a
kingdom under charge. Be careful how
you strike him across the head, jarring tho
brain. What, you say to him will be cen
tennial and millennial, and a hundred years
and a thousand years will not stop thoocho
and re-echo. Do not say, "It is only a
child. Hather say, "It is only an immor
tal." It is only it masterpiece of .Jehovah.
It is only a being that shall outlive sun
and moon and star andagcsiiuadrillennial.
God haa infinite resources, and he can givo
presents of great value, but when he wants
to give the richest possible gift to u house
hold he looks around ail the worlds and all
the universe and then gives a child. The
greatest present that God ever gavo our
world he gave about eighteen hundred nnd
ninety-one years ago, and he gave it on u
Ckristmaa night, and it was of such value
that heaven adjourned for a recess and
came down and broke through tho clouds
to look at It. Yea, in all ages God hits
honored childhood. He makes almost every
picture a failure unless there bo a child
either playing ou the floor, or looking
through the window, or seated on the lap,
gazing into the face of the mother.
it was a child in Naaman's kitchen that
told the great Syrian warrior where he
might go and get cured of the leprosy,
which at his seventh plunge in the Jordan
was left at the bottom of the river. It was
to the cradle of leaves, in which a child
was laid, rocked by the Nile, that God
called tho attention of history. It was a
sick child that evoked Christ's curativo
sympathies. It was a child that Christ set
in the midst of tho squabbling disciples to
teach the lesson of humility. Wo aro in
formed that wolf nnd leopard and lion shall
be yet so domesticated that n little child
shall lead 1 hem. A child decided Water
loo, showing tho army of Blucher how they
could take a short cut through the fields,
when, if the old road had been followed,
the i'russian general would havo come up
too lute to save the destinies of Europe. It
was a child that ileiuled Gettysburg, he
having ovei heard two Confederate gene
rals in a conversation, in which they de
cided to march for Gettysburg instead of
Harrlsburg, and this repoited to Governor
Curtin, the Federal forces started to meet
their opponents at Gettysburg. And today
the child is to decide all the great battles,
make all tho laws, settle all tho destinies
and usher in the world's salvation or de
struction. Men, women, nations, all earth
and all heaven, behold the childl Is there
any velvet so soft as a child's cheek? Is
there any sky so blue as u child's eye? Is
there any nmsiu so sweet as the child's
voice? Is there any plumo so wavy aa a
ood's i;i:cog?;ition of eciknce.
Notice aKo that in this Bible night scene
God honored science. Who are the three
wise men kneeling before tho Divine In
fant Xot boors, not ijjnoram ises, but
Caspar, Belthas.ir and Melehior, men who
knew all that, was to be known. They were
tho Isaac Newlons and Ilersehels and I'.ir
adays of their time. Their alchemy was
the forerunner of our suhlime chemistry,
th.'ir asi.rolouy I lie mother of ou: magnifi
cent a.itronomy. They had studied stars,
studied metals, rtudii d physiology, studied
everything. And when I see these scien
tists bowing lie) ore the beautiful babe I
s o the prophecy of the time- when till the
telescopes and microscopes and all the Ley
de.'i iars and all the electric batteries and
al! the olwrvatout s and all the universi
ties shall bow to .Jesus It is much that
way ali-f.'idy Where is the college that
does not have morning prayers, thus bow
ing at the manger? Who havo been tho
Omitting the names of tho living lest
we should bi luvidiou-, have we not hod
amunt; them Ctimtinn men like our own
losepii C. Hutchinson and Hush and Val
entine Mott ami Abercruuihio and Aber
uethy? Who have been oui i-eatest scien
tists? Joseph Henry, who lived and died
in the faith of the Gospels, and Agassi.,
who, standing with hisstudents among the
hills, took oil' his hat and said, "Young
gentlemen, before we study these rocks let
us piay for wisdom to the God who muda
the rocks." Today the greatest doctors and
lawyers of Brooklyn and New York and of
this laud and of all lauds revere the Chris
tian religion, and aro not ashamtd to say
so before juries and legislatures and sen
ates. All geology will yet bow before tho
Rock of Ages. il botany will yet wor-ship
the Hose of 9haron. All astronomy will
yet iecognle the Stur of Bethlehem. And
physiology and anatomy will join hands
nnil fray, "Tv'e must, by the help of God,
get the human race up to tlie perfect nerve
and perfect iiiu-cle and perlect brain and
perfect form of that perfect child, before
whom, nigh twenty bundled years ago,
the wise men bent their tired knees in
Behold also hi that first Christmas night
that God honored the fields. Come in,
hhr pherd boy, to Bethlehem and see the
child. "No," they say, "we are not dressed
good enough t come in." "Yes you me;
come in." Sure enough, tho stoimsand the
night dew and tho brambles have made
rough work with their apparel, but none
have a better right to come in. They were
the first to hoar tlm music of that Christ
mas night. The first announcement of a
Saviour's birth was made to those men in
tho fields. They were wiseacres that night
in Bethlehem und Jerusalem snoring in
deep sleep, and there were salaried officers
of government, who, hearing of it after
ward, may havo thought that they ought
to havo had the first news of such a great
event, some one dismounting from a swift
camel at their door and knocking till, at
some sentinel's question, "Who comes
there?" the great ones of the palace might
have been told of the celestial arrival. No;
the shepherds heard the first two Uus of
the music, the lirst in the major key and
the hist in the subdued minor, "Glory to
God in the highest, and ou earth peace,
ftoorl will to men," Ah, yes; the fields wero
MKhSKNGKRS I'liOM THK VllXDS.
The old shepherds with plaid and crook
have for the most part vanished, but we.
have grsniuj; our United States pasture,
fields and prairie, ahnut forty-five million
sheep and all their keir ought to fol
low the shepherds of my trxt anil nil those
who toil Id field, all vine dressers, till
crohardlstH, all luicbandmen. Not only
that Christmas night, hut all up inid dowu
the world' jiintory Gpd had txu honorim;
the fields, 'etirlr 11 lue messiulis ol re
form and literature and eloquence and law
and benevolence have come from the Holds.
Washington lrom tho fluids. Jefferson
from the fields. The presidential martyrs,
Garfield and Lincoln, from tho fields,
lleury Clay from the llelds. Daniel Web
ster from the fields. .Martin Luther from
the llelds. Before this world is right lira
overflowing populations of our crowded
cities will have to tako to tho llelds.
Instead of ten merchants in rivalry as to
who shall sell that one apple wo want at
least eight of them to go out and raise ap
ples. InsteHy,f ten merchants doslriiu; to
sell that one iitshol of wheat wo want at
Last eight of them lo go out nnd raise
wheat. The world wants now mora hard
hands, more bronzed checks, more tnuscu
lararms. Tothoflelds! God honored them
when he woke up the shepherds by tho
midnight anthem, nnd ho will, while the
world lasts, continue to honor the fields.
When tho shepherd's crook was that fa
mous night stood against the wall of the
Bethlehem khan, it was a prophecy of tho
time when thrasher's flail and farmer's
plow and woodman's ax and ox's yoko nnd
slienfbinder's rake shall surrender to the
God who made tho country, as man made
Behold, also, that on that Cnristmas
night God honored motherhood. Two an
gels on their wings mlsht havo brought
an infant Saviour to Bethlehem without
Mary's being there at all. When tho vil
lagers, ou the morning of December 2(i,
awoke, by divino arrangement and in some
unexplained way, tho child Jesus might
have been found in somo comfortable cradle
of the village. But no, no! Motherhood for
all time was to be consecrated, and one of
the tenderest relations was to be tho ma
ternal relation, and one of the sweetest
words, "Mother." In all ages God has
honored good motherhood. John Wesley
had a good mother, St. Bernard had a good
mother, Samuel Budgett a good mother,
Doddridge a good mother, Walter Scott a
good mother, Benjamin West a good
In a great audience, most of whom wero
Christians, I asked that all thoso who had
been blessed of Christian mothers arise,
and almost tho entire assembly stood up.
Dou't you see how important it is that all
motherhood be consecrated? Why did
Tltlau, the Italian artist, when lie sketched
tho Madonna, make it an Italian face?
Why did Rubens, tho German artist, in
his Mado.:na, make it a German face?
Why did Joshua Reynolds, tho English
artist, in his Madonna, make it an English
face? Why did Mtirillo, the Spanish artist,
in his Madonna, make it a Spanish face? I
never heard but I think they took their
own mothers as the type of Mary, tho
mother of Christ? When you hear somo
oue, in sermon or oration, speak in the ab
stract of a good, faithful, honest mother,
your eyes (111 up with tears while you say
to yourself, "That was my mcther."
THi: Ol.OliV OF MOTHKKHOOn.
Tho flrat word a ciiild utters is apt to be
"Mother," nnd the old mac in his dying
dream calls "Mother! mother!" It matters
not whether she was brought up in the sur
roundings of a city, and in affluent home,
end was dre.sed appropriately with refer
ence to the demands of modern life, or
whether she wore tho old timo cap and
great round spectacles, and apron of her
own make, anil knit your socks with her
own needles, seated by the broad fireplace,
with great black logs ablaze on a winter
night. It matters not how many wrinkles
crossed and recrossed her face, or how
much her shoulders stooped with tho bur
dens of a long life, if you painted a Ma
donna, hers would be the face. What a
gentle hand she had when we were sick,
and what a voice to sooth pain, and was
tlioro any one who oould so fill up a room
with peace and purity and light? And
what a sad day that was when we came
home and she could greet us not, for her
lip were forever still.
Come back, mother, this Christmas day
nnd take your old plaeo, and as ten or
twenty or fifty years ago come and open
the old Bible n. you used to; re.id and kneel
in the same place where you used to pray,
and look upon us as of old, when you
wished us a merry Christmas or a happy
New Year. Hut, no! That would not bo
fair to call you back. You had troubles
enough and ache-, enongh and liereave
nients enough while you were here. Tarry
by tho throne, mother, till we join you
there, your prayor.s all answered, and in
the eternal homestead of our God we shall
again keep Christina? jubilee together.
But speak from your thrones, all you glori
fied mothers, and say to all these, your
sons Mm! daughters, words of love, words
of WMiiing, wotds of cheer. They need
your voice, fo- they have traveled far and
with many a heartbreak since you left
them, and you do well to oall from the
heights of heaven to the valleys of earth:
nail, enthroned iviice-s" ryl We are coming.
Keep u place right beside you at the ban
quet. Slow footed yuars! More swiftly run
Into the fjold of that ur.sei.tiEg sun;
Homeick uo-aro for thoe.
Calm land h CJ'OUll tllO 8 till.
M hat tho School Hell Snyi.
HV JAME4 BCCKIMM.
H is wonderful wht unlike thitiKB
The school hall mja to the bosj, whon it rlntra!
for Instance, the liicard, who druna uIodk
On his way to school, he.irs this sen cf tiling
OU .uz-hqra !j
SHuny itli four, -
lio'iks ktc a bora!
huvv I with
conlil run off an fish !
So! i)iro'i tho brtiok,
Hui t 'h llnu anil hook.
What's ttat you say '.
flurry up eh ';
Oh hum-bo ;
K'liosi) I must jo
Study till tour,
Uouks nro a hure
Then the boy who lores tolo faithful and truo
Who rtons what his paruuts thluk, hen he
boil Id do,
Comes bravely alone wlfli outchol nnd books
'the hree In Ms whistle, the suit In his Ionics.
And tlieso aro thu thoughts that well uu like n
As hu liturs tho old ball with Its fadthful dlag-iloas-:
Cllne, olnoc. dine.
I'm sc itltrt I could ainc !
-licuven so blue,
rnity lo dp ;
Kver thine fair.
KvD a hcy
Kinds tuily a joy !
WJirn my work's dono
J'm ready for fun.
Kttuivr my play
for tbo taain of (lis rtay.
fling, elans, ellinr,
I'lm 60 glad I could aiagl
Thos arthttnonifs whiuh tut two boy baard.
When th bchool.bell tos rlnclne, word for
Which, do yon think., wa the truer song?
Whtcli do you hear, myuu'ie trudelns along J
flnn't ho a liard I far bettor, I say,
To work vrtiun you work, and play when you
N rltten for the Journal of Kiliu ntlon.
Slroucth uuil nualth.
If you are not ttelinv stioug aim healthy, try
Klcotrlo Ultlors. If "l.a luuijio" baa left you
weak and weary, uso f.lertrio Blttera. Thl
remoily aots Uireotlf ou Uer, Stomach und
Kidjicys, KBUtly alilluif those orcain to per
fortu their funollonn. If you aro atfllotd with
Hick lleailaeh, you will A il aiieuaj- and UVf
manrtit rollef y taking Kleotrin Ulttora. ime
trial will couvincn j ou that this U the remedy
you and. I .tires bottlos only Mc at DraupiM
A Lowrey's drug atsra,
THE KINGDOM OF CHPJST
LESSON I, FIRST QUARTER, INTER
NATIONAL SERIES, JAN. 3, 1892.
Text of tho Lesson, I -in. xl, 1-10 Mem
ory Verses, S-4 Golden Text, lixll,
R Commentary by the Kov. D. SI,
1. "And thero shall como forth a rod out
$f the stem of Jesse, and a Uranch shall
row out of his roots." The prophets wero
iho messengers ot Jehovah to tho people to
turn them back to God that they might
hervo Him In sincerity, nnd manifest tha
only liviiiK and true God to other nations.
They showed Israel her sins, warned them
of coming judgment if impenitent, re
minded them of God's lovo to them, and
nlways pointed forward to a restoration
and glorious kingdom. Tho Hod or Shoot
and Branch of Jesse is the same that was
promised to David in II Sam. vii, 12, la.
Ho is tho Son mentioned in Isa. vii, 14; ix,
0, 7. See also Math, i, 1; He.v. v, 5.
2. "And the Spirit of the Lord shall rest
upon Mm, the spirit of wisdom and tinder
hlnnditiK, the spirit of counsel and miKht,
the spirit of knowledge and of the fear of
the Lord." Here is the fullness of the Di
vine power. Seo Col. i, 18; il, U; John ill,
01. Ho is the wisdom of flod and tha
power of God (I Cor. i, 2f). In the-,o seven
statements concerning the Spirit in this
verso wo see the righteousness of Jehovah,
the power to diicern the nattiro of things,
and tho dilTercnce of things (wisdom and
understanding), tho power to form right
conclusions nnd carry out right purposes
(counsel and might), a thorough acquaint
ance with God and a sincere adoration of
Him (knowledpeaud fear). All fully found
in the coming King.
3. "And shall make Him of quick under
standing in the fear of tho Lord; and Ho
shall not judgo after the sisjht of Ms eyes,
neither reprove after the hearing of His
ears." The It. V. says, "His delight shall
bo in the fear of the Lord," or, according
to Delitsch, "The fear of Jehovah is fra
grance to Hlrn." In Ps. xl, 8, John viii,23,
tho light shines upon tho lTrst clause. And
in John vii, 21, He himself seems to refer
to the last part of tho verte, when He tells
thom to "Judge uot according to tho ap
pearance." What a glorious administra
tion of csrth's affairs thero will be wheu
such a king shall sit on David's throne and
be king over all tno earth. See Zech. xiv,
0; Jer. iii, 17.
4. "But with righteousness shall Ho
judge the poor and roprtve with equity for
the meek of the earth; and He shall smiu
the earth with the rod of His mouth, and
with tho breath of His lips shall He slay
tho wicked." He will be incorruptibly
righteous to all; the unfortunate and heart
broken will find in Him a truo friend. On
the first half of this verse road Vs. lxsii,
0-1. The last half of the verso wakes it
very clear that this kingdom of risfhtcoua
ne.ss on earth will not be till after thu
second coming cf Christ, for it is only then
that He will smile the n.itions and destroy
the Antichrist. StePd. ii,S, '.); II Thtss. ii,
8, in connection with Iiev. ii, 20, 27; xix,
ti. "And righteousness shall be the girdle
of His loins and faithfulness the girdle of
His reins." All His doings shall he bound
up in righteousness and faithfulness, and
tho fruit thereof shall bo peace, quietness
and assurance forever (Isn. xxxii, 15-18;.
When God shall make IIU firstborn higher
than the kings of the earth, then shall
mercy be built up forever and faithfulness
he established (Ps. lxx.tix, ', 27). It is the
privilege of every true believer lo antedate
the kingdom by enjoying this peacu even
0. "The wolf nUo shall dwell with tho
lamb, and the leopard shall ho down witli
tho kid; and tlie calf, and tho young lion,
and the fatling together; and a little child
shall lead them." There is no need to
spiritualize this and tho net two vorses,
as so many do. Tlie simple statement is
that tlie animals hero mentioned, which
now devour e-ich other, shall in the days of
tho kingdom live in perfect peace together,
as no doubt they did lMfore sin entered this
world. Soo Isa. lxv, 17, 23; Horn, vlii, 21.
7, S. "And the cow and the bear shall
feed; their joungones shall lio down to
gether; and the lion shall eat straw lll'o
the ox; and the sucking child shall play
on tho hole of the asp, and the weaned child
al-all put his hand ou the co . katrico den."
Pierco and bloodthirsty conflicts now raga
among all creatures, rational and irrational,
but thope.tce of Paradise shall bo restored;
and this prophecy shall be realised on this
earth, for, although we are taught to ex
pect a great burning .nd shaking, never
theless we look for a new heaven and earth
wherein dwelleth righteousness (Heb. xii,
27, 23; II Pet. iii, 13). Then shull man have
tho dominion lirst giviu him iu Dlen, anil
piomised to be restored to him (Gen. 1, 2S;
Dan. vii, 27).
9. "They shall not hurt nordestroy iu all
my holy mountain; for the earth hall bo
till 1 of the knowledge of thu Lord, as the
waters cover tho sea." Jerusalem shall hi
a city of truth and holiness; Israel, as a
people, shall be all righteoiu, aud Palestine
shall be thu happy and honored center of
the whole earth (Zech. viii, y; lia. Ix, 21;
xxvii, 0). Iu tho-iU days, as completely as
tho waters cover the sea, leaving not a
crevice unfilled, so shall the glory of tho
Lord fill tho whole earth (Num. xiv, 21;
Hab. ii, 14; Pa. lxxii, 1S-20). Then shall
God's will be dune ou earth aa iu heaven,
and tho kingdom come.
lu. "And in that day thero shall be a
root of Jesse which shall stand for an en
sign of the people; to it shall the Gentiles
seek; and His rest shall be glorious." Tho
expression, "that day," wjioruver found in
Scripture, has itsowu peculiarsignittcance.
See it seven times in chapters x to xii. The
coming King is not only a branch from
Jcs.se, but also the root of Jesse; tho root
nnd offspring of David (Rev. xxii, 10),
David's son and David's Lord; the God
man, truly God and truly man. Ho is tho
sou of .Mary, son of David, son of Abra
ham, son of God, to sit on David's throue,
draw all nations unto Him, aud give them
the rest of His glory (Math, i, 1; Luke i,
32-35; Isn. ii, 1-4). If wcare now redeemed
by His blood, and overcoming by the saiiio,
wo shall reign with Him in His kingdom
(Rev. xii, li; v, 9, 10; iii, 21). That all na
tions shall seek unto Him, and to Israel
beoauso of Him, is evident from many
testimonies of tho Spirit through tin
prophets. "Arise, shine, for thy light is
come, aud the glory of the Lord is risen
upon thee. Aud the Gentiles shall come to
thy light, and kiugs to tho brightness of
thy rising." "At that time they shall call
Jerusalfim the throne of the Lord, and all
the natiousshall be gathered unto it, to iho
name of the Lord to Jerusalem" (Isa. ix,
1, S; Jer. iii, 17). See aUo Ihh. 11, 1-3; Mie.
iv, 1, 2. As to the glory of Ills jest, think
of a time wheu there shall bo no more pain,
nor sickness, nor sorrow, uor death; no
more enrwj on ail the earth, the devil for
ever banished, and all kiu and nations
worshiping Jesus, Prince of Peaco, who
shall thon bo not ouly lvlug of Israel but
Kingof Kiusw and Lord of Irds. Ilesd
liov. xx, xxi, xxti, aud select the verges
you wwlt. for the three chapters aro full.
It shall be earth's Sabbath, vrteeitluu the
MCE mi out
SWIFT'S SPECIFIC is a remedy which
is far in advence of medical science,
as it has been expelling Microbi from Uu
blood, ami curing tho worst discuses fot
50 yonrs, anil it is oniy recently that the
medical world have concluded that
the oirirz WAY1
to cure disease 13 to lorcc out tho 'bscci'I
thioiich the POKES OP THK SKlIv
iS Never Fails to do tins
J Mr. V. C. Crn-rio. Editor cf tin
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nutrlt.in, end y a cartflul niiiiiif-atioa of ll.y
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hups tifin iirovldo.l our lirrjlcf-s: titbitji wlt.n
lielirati'ly tlnvoreit 1) ivt-r u' w!.l( il iuhv ire
IisimiiJ' ueavy doi'toro' b,il. It .3 by uujui.i.
cio'KU'o nf xiicii artl.'les of Jt,.t tint a 10.1
stltiuioa may 'm (.th ln.i l:- bi'tlt. up until
str.iut; i.tujiii;li lo lvmsc wwi tcii.U'nL'y ti iIh
vtir. llunilri.'ils of Mibtlo ..'al.vdios up' floit
111 aiounii us riMtily to aitnrA a. roviT iiero
is a wK point. Wti nm ts--:ip many a
iatal shaft by loplni: o u-lv ".'ell loru'Vl
irltli jm 1 u bloivl anil .1 pr vor y nsuruai-.l
triimn. nil irtiw ("KHf.
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I HENS 9
-AT 1 HE--
"Hon H wp"
BSKlilMf 2S!il, 1891.
rill have, the floor for a few
clays sale to begin
Oil Cloth Remnants
Remnants of Madras and
IMushns, Remnants from
One Yard Upwards.
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Th- Leading' Carpet Dealers.
F R I E 3M D,
Aro Yon SlcU ? ,
Do you hnvu pnln about theBideu, llt a&d
back V line) your liiouta h&vu a bud t'.lr. os
pecmlly In tho uiorniUK? Do fu fori daU
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collects nbout the teeth ? Is your a?p-tlta
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thu i.tomuoli- Bouietlmia a fumt, all-'on
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di y coui;h V Aro your eyes hunkan? Do yoa
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Do 5 ou feel tired all the w hilo 1 Are you ur
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forebodiUKS 't Is there t'lddlnefie a sort of
whirling aenaation lathe head when rising
np suddenly f Do your bowels become coo.
tivo' lb your skin hot and dry at times? Ia
your bood thick and siayiant? Are th
whltci ft your eyes tinsud with yellow? la
your urine scanty and highly-colored? Dote
It deposit a eudiment after standlne? Do yoa
(requoiit y suit up your food. Mmetlmea with
a sour taste and sometimes with a Fweet? Im
this frequently attended nith I al;.. nation of
the heart? Has your Tbion become Impaired J
Aro there spots before tho ryes ? Is there a
feeling ot Kie.it nrostratlon and rroaknesn ? If
yen fculfer from any of these synptomi, call at
jour ilruK-slore aud tfet a bottle of
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Put up by a rrsuHr practioinc phjslcians of
twenly-Uve jottrV actlvo experience.
Syuiiit.iiin. If youare threatened with, of
alrsa y b-ive, Unithfa disease, try Koyce'J
Extract. It yon hjvo siono lu tho kidneys cr
srarol in the bladder. Dr. iloye's Extract is
warranted to dissolve and remore Them. If
youhae uieiha nr.uui.11 or ulceiatiou or
catarrh of tho bUdder, my F.straot will ual
you. If you p s red or bloody ur ine, or
strlnttv urine, or milky ur ne, my L'xtract wUl
positively cure you. If you iihtii rneiimatio,
ati' ginu or achins; pains in the back and fide
or hip. lojdinK dowu to the .irimry organs,
and uistres-, you ihcre, uiy Extract wl.l re
liiovo iho cause and rurH you. It you hara
Btoppo;.e of urine or are obliged to have your
niiuo urawn, tri my Extrnci, it will increase
a froo flu.v ai.d permanently cure you. If yoa
had te'iiment, : ilck-duM ectiliiik's orsail-col.
ored urine. m Ktiatt 1,0011 cornets and purl
Cts. If you navf i-uuins. sraldint or stlni;lnf
eennatlnus In the parts hen oldiUK urine, mjr
Krtr&ct qulr!..y ridieres and rurts. I( yoa
hayo &i,A?mudic airicture nr enlargement ot
the. prostate klia.id, luy Extract cc.uera
evor attack an.i ladicalij' cures. If ou havu
ecaius arice r loo fi-'qu :st dtblre, mvKx
tract will r ght ml wron.s quics.- Ir yoa
ImvodroiM', irnm il. .iu.f of thf In i-r a'.'l K j
ucys, my F.Miacl l luo on y p s,tive .-muni
ki.i.vi n to inci 1. Ir:uihavo .r.er c .iiii airit,
torpid 1., 1 n larked i''ver, or rail-stone. r.y c'.x
tr.ici wi.l 1 uio t.ie nu.nt ui.tti'inte and c .oala
CAi.e. it ..'uu have BiM-orula, fr;'p'aH . r -41;
rlieum niii.iir, 11:1 c 'iig t'10 liver r id kl-i-r.iiis.
m, 1 xtr-ft iviU cie.iuo, par ."v tiH
cult', i: y u ' uf limmi Him, sriauca, irn
Inr v feer i. . iiui'. cauaea bv nvu. l-'Uneya
and uru- flc o in llm t.k.od It ou iL.'-olost
your apnclit", or tanituo ci'fitid. dry ami
pa:, it. f - ii d .r.iiuth, Brittle dry a.t 1 1
t'TJ.l'.'1 i' 1 1 1 1 1 IV C!..fi"iM.. 1 a I-.- -lot
will b ilu un .r br .ken do. n co t.tu ao.
If ; ou hau In.-r:. .1 rtner, kc. ..cid
ph'i'.;n, t' . 1 t.' is ii I uitunnl. br-iit, ny
I'.xiiai 1 r"uu -t. ti! ihee ontiu.tioii-i. 1? ' ou
hav.i en l' nioju-poi-cn, phlllitiO u.cern.
tk.n e-1.. i. ', b,.' Iir i hiomc uicers w ol.t
core, r .y 11 my Lxtract lu ttreugtao.i tn-
Uidn.-v. tl.'-.b voikii,- all ui.piiri.
ti?o :.f-ai lit 1 . ol, pml at Uit Kaino tiMe iak
lu a. e. ni. 'i. ::)..:. H 11 pjrtdy ai lur.
bil ivi . .f j on 1 .".n'l e'eei) or r si in i toll
r.nd till, jie, .e '1 Mile und -till, flesh aid 1 (, ici
tem'oi ne." u . tliitn.du, feel 011a. 'e. ..iue
nnd aiiunstiu i, my hxtmrt v ill uiv jou
foid we.l, Mii'iij and la ipy. My ' xfn't U
ior sale lit your .rurr r.ore. The unly rn edy
knoirn ta 11 po-..t.ciy provi :.u and taivs , arj
ah a s.
My Varrn:H.If yo 1 civ,) my Kl. ract a
fair ma!, and aro cm curod or b -n' 'Ilea by It.
I v. iii .-siuu . VL'i.r iia:'. , 1 w.tji to He Ii ' -tit
Dd h lOral.ie 'tn y-ii, nnd do not v-ant
yc.T iiiok. y cnirf (can .lo pm Rood. Caa
sou t-m,.'!o .!.y p!i it aa to tie. .t you on . .oi
I ,., My E' tract '. one dollar per icttla,
or Mx for Ih'e.i.'.i i-'or -a:e at i-iMir d a
B'ore. I'rescnUsd nnd rei o . . ioiidi-"d by more
thr.iiu,(Wu renowned phy-jioiaut.
Wr.:.i,s, IticwaKMON ,v Co . Burllnjton. Vi.
CIkxiv, HiiHiivi tt UrDis,... p.-jilasd, Vt.
A, Piiiuir t'lTL'H t'oncoii', N. ii.
Gd jobbers ceueral.y,
K. W. KOYCK, :!. 1.
Jty I a n.nnu'ted by le.tcr at his sd-IrN.
Itli :rie I UUfCrutrd .lournul icat ;ru id
up; li.-.Mcn. fltrias'tsld, Mr.,s. '
L'kl. ' Knzllib ltliact-4 t:
V -SV -rllaiil eaa imij Senulur.
sf :.t. rt! in,, ..DUB lit
. . ..1.4 wi.i rikt(.a TaaeVir
fl.i niij ir-iariH4. Al llrur:cl,i. orft-i'
t."S",r 'dl'." "i I'ltrr, t rrlura
Mall. IO.IIOII r,mi,l.. &,, , .
ft, o .trn
I. AS T 1 Nf
Iwlll tend isailedi J'lirjn to sn? su-y.mi- n t.i
viri:tloii to eulurce n.'ali rraak parts 11 ml -peed
ilire )e.t uinPoon.eiBlsalcc vii rtroeelc. tiai-f t:i
UAJ, jf. OAVh, Bos tiO. rinrshull, JUltt
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