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-9 Sermon By Rev. Frank Dc Witt Talmttfc, D. D. l.os Angeles, Cnl Nov. 11. Tlio In rences from the Scriptural statement . Iiiit tliu human nice originally lion tliu Lvluo Image nrn Impressively pointed , lit by the preacher In thin sermon, 'oin the text (cue-tin I, '-'7. "So God rented mnn In his own Image." I The first leaf of the worlil's history ; id been turned. The stupendous task ' creation approached completion. lod surveyed It and pronounced it lerv jjood. The Illuminating tires had , l.-en kindled, and the command had , lone forth. "I et there bo light, and liere was light. J lie heavens were img with tapestries of blue, and the hlte clouds of the day were rimmed ith gold anil (ho black curtains of! lie nigiu iiesnnngioii. i.very star was ileam. "And (iod saw the light that was uood, and (iod divided the light him (he darkness, And fiod called the Ight ilny. and the darkness he called Ight And the evening and the mora le 'verc the Hrst day." That the dry land might bo separated roiii the deep seas the waters were I riven back until they croi"licd and n wled and fawned at the foot of the ! loiintalns. The great hollows were ! ooped out of the ocean beds and ' lis'-ed Into hoapu. The rivers were ' luned loose and allowed "to cut their ray through the valleys and squirm Imong the hills and push on and on In I lieir serpentine windings until they ere lost In the great bosom of the as. Then Mount Shasta arose and rood sentinel over the Pacific. The Itatterhorn was detailed to keep Its : ves upon the Mediterranean, and ' lount Washington was stationed tn ' I-utch the Atlantic. Then the volca- ; oes h id their hemorrhages and breath- ' ll forth their hot breath and vomited i their awful agonies. I I Then ITora ran iled forth to cover up ! Eie ghastly wounds of a sufferlns r'orld, with her bandages of green and ellow and white. She planted the Iro.'us at the foot of the snow bank, and ' o "led the hillsides with forests, and I tiered her seeds far and wide In the laMejs. Then, chasing the shadows I I ''cm under the trees, she sprang from re lowlands and climbed the lofty II tV, clutching this crevasse and that r -' balancing here and nestling there. 1 at last the rocks, like Jacob's fa- onto son, stood bedecked In garments If many colors. The garden of l.den vs abloom. The desert was blossom ing as the rose. The white lily and the led rose and the blue forgotmenot, ns .'h priestesses before the altars of the mountains, were swinging their In- lease of praise: "And the earth brought lorth grass and herb, yielding seed aft- Ir Its kind, and the tree yielding fruit rhose seed was In itself after its kind, I ml (iod saw that it wns good. And llie evening and the morning were the Ihlrd day." Then (Jod reached forth his hand and touched the waters, and the mighty leviathans of the deep began to move. B'he goldfish swam among the entan- bled thickets of kelp. The speckled Irout leaped from the eddy. The won- Ilerful aquariums of the seas had their nyrlads of inhabitants. Then God touched the land, and the woods wero lurned Into a great menagerie, and the alleys became a great pasture field, lilled with browsing herds. Then lie touched the air, and the heavens were Hied with vibrating wings and made luelodlous with songs of the prima llonnas of the skies. And God saw that nil the works of his hand were good. I'And the evening and the morning vero the Ilfth day." In III" Own Imnire. IOverywhere we turn we see the bless- Ing of God's creation. No grasH could ie greener, no sky could be bluer, no bongs could be sweeter. All the seas liml the lands and the skies were filled with glories. Thus all things were pady for man's advent. The curtain t)f the world's drama wur lifted for the chief actors about to perform their Imrts. Two mighty thrones of power Kvere pushed forward, upon which were to sit the twain who were created only little lower than the angels. So on the sixth day "God created man In his lown Image; male and female created Ibe them. And God blessed them. And iod said unto them, lie fruitful and I multiply and replenish the earth and jubdue It, and have dominion over the 5sh of the sea, and over the fowl of the Iilr, and over every living thing that aioveth upon the earth. And God saw everything that ho had made, and, be- Iboltl, It was very good. And the even ing and the morning were the t.lxth 3ay." .Vow, what does the word "linage" In llho great climax of God's creation I mean? 'When God says, "I have made man In my own image." does It mean, ns a great author suggests, that God I Intended to say that he was only "a magniiied man?" "Oh, no," you an swer; "that Is not the meaning of that Ipassage. The catechism tells us that I God Is a fcpliit, Infinite, eternal and un changeable. Tho Idea of worshiping I (iod as a physical body Is a material ism little different from that of the lnvago. If we do this, wo can how be- I fore any painted Idol Just ns the heath ens have their hideous painted Images, before which they kneel," That Is true, my filend; that Is absolutely true. If wo are going to worship God sim ply as a physical being, we are In ex actly the same position as some of the Asiatic worshipers, who used to bring food every night and lay It upon the altar of their Idol for their god to ent. Then because tho rats In the night came and stole the food they thought their god ate it. Furthermore, they would not believe tttolr Idol did not eat this food until a northern con queror lifted his bi'ttleax anil smote the Idol and hroko it and pointed to tho rats scurrying out of Its ruins as they ileo from a Milking ship. Thus when wo say, "God made man after Ills own Image," we mean, "Man was created nfler ttlio spirit of God." Wo nre all ready to grant mat. Quo llttlo drop of water Is like unto all the great waters of the mighty deep. Thus, as nn Infinitesimal drop of water, man was created llko unto tho Infinite spirit of God. Now, let us study for n little while In what senso man wns crented In the Image of God. The first godlike quality which over whelms the students of csclmtology In the fact that mnn Is an Immortal be ing. Though we may open the Bible and write up the family records and , say my father wns born Jan. 7, 1832, i we linve no right to say thnt he died 1 April 12, 1002. We may speak of a child as having been born Into this world on n certain hour of certain day; but, once Horn, thnt child will never die. He may ,dle to our sight, but he Is not really dead, but Is trans lated to another life. He will never die. He will live on, ns the monarchy of n European throne lives on. No sooner did Queen Victoria of Kngland breathe her last than the Prince of Wales became king. Aye, man shall live on longer than Unit. Ho will live on through the centuries and the mil lenniums and the ages, lie will live on until the constellations of the heav ens shnll be snuffed out. He will live on until the very rocks under our feet crumble Into dust with nge and the mountains above 11s nre Incinerated and scattered to the four corners of spice. Still man will live on. He will live forever and over. He will never die. When God crented man ho made him Immortal, as he Is Immortal. A Wnnderfnl Fnet. This Immortality of man Is the most wonderful fact to me about man, for when I try to fully grasp what that one word "Immortality" moans I feel ns though mighty mountain ranges were towering one abovo another Into endless space. When I try to conceive that man, with all his powers of love and hato, joy and suffering, will live on nnd on forever, then I say, "Now I realize why the salvation of man was so Important that Christ came here to suffer and dlo to achieve It." Immor tality! Oh, what a word! As n bird It can fly swifter than the light, yet Its wings never tire. Those wings will continue to fly on forever and ever. "Tho wandering Jew" that Eugene Sue pictures was condemned on nccount of n past sin to live on until he outlived all his generation. He lived on. suf fering the agonies of remorse, until he begged God to let him die. But man does not live on as did the great char acter of the Trench novelist. If man sins and Is condemned for his sins, he must suffer an eternal punishment. He may plead with (iod to let him die, as the wounded soldier sometimes pleads with his comrades to shoot him to end his agony, but man by his Inherent nature' can never die. Man Is Immortal. Man will live on and on forever. To prove to you that man Is Immortal we do not have to turn the leaves of the Blhle alone. We find that this In finite truth is Inborn In every human heart. We wander among the tombs of the nnclent Greeks, and what do we find? A piece of coin placed in the mouths of the dead to pay their wnj over the river Styx, for the ferryman of the river of Death was supposed to be paid, like every other ferryman. We go nmong the ancient Arabs, and wnai do we find? The mourners about this corpse are not saying, "He is dead, but "He is nllve." We pass to tho inhabit ants of the islands of the seas, and to the Aztecs of ancient Mexico, and tc the old mound builders of America, and everywhere we find the universal belief that the grave does not end all. Now, my friends, do you believe thai this universal belief of the human race in tho Immortality of man Is a mere superstition? Listen to these words of Henrv Ward Beecher; I would have each one of them burn Itself Into yom soul: "I never saw a man who did not believe In the Immortality of love when following the body of a loved one to the grave. T have seen men under oth er circumstances that did not believe In it, but I never saw a man who, wheu he stood looking upon the form of one that he reallv loved stretched out for burial, did not revolt from saying: 'It has all come to that. The hours ot sweet companionship, the wondrous In terlacing of congenial souls, the joys, tho hopes, the trusts, the unutterable yearnings there they all lie.' No man can stand and look In a coffin upon tho body of n fellow creature aud rernem ber the flaming Intelligence, the bios somlng love, the whole range of divine faculties, which so lately anlmnted that cold clay, and say, 'These have all collapsed and gone.' No person ran witness the last sad ceremonials which are performed over the remains of a human being, the sealing down of tho unonennhle lid. tho following of the ' rumbling procession to the place of j burial, the letting of tho dust down Into the dusr, the falling of the earth upon tho hollow coffin, with those sounds which are worse than thunder, , and the placing of the green sod over the grave no person, unless be be a 1 bpast, can witness these things nnd then turn away and say, 'I have burled 1 my wife; I have buried my child: I have burled my sister, my brother, my love.' No, in. No man cau say that. Deep down in every heart there Is a , dlv'ne truth calling which cannot bo stilled." At the, brink of the grave, 1 abovo all places, we know It. Man, like God, is immortal. Suns may rise ' and set, but man shall live. Stars may flicker and go out, lint man shall live. But man Is made after the Image of (iod In another respect. The great Creator of the universe has made man a ruler and u creator ulfcu. In his own sphere man Is like a king upon his throne. He Is a free agent. He can ; rule his own domain as he wills. Ho I can do right or do wrong, He can gov ern well or govern badly. He can , build or he can destroy. In a figurative i sense, no one cnu say him uny. Let me try, to illustrate my thought by some of tho ordinary happenings of everyday life. Man Is a ruler in a material sense. You cannot think of a king without a material kingdom, Man, the ruler, bus his material throne. God gave him do minion over the fish of the sea, over the fowls of the air and over every liv ing thing. Literally, has not this con ception been fulfilled? Has not mau becomo master of all that Hies lu tho air, and swims In tho sea, and walks upon the land? Aye, has not man learned how to make the very elements 1 fjilllll his purposes? The mammal Is stronger, but man Is his king. Tho tiger Is swifter the fox shrewder, the hawk keener eyed; the eagle, with Hap of wing, mounts and disappears Into the blue abyss above, hut man Is king, Tho mighty limbed African lion, with wild roar, makes tho rorcst echo and nil the Inhabitants of the jungle crouch and tremble. But the Hon retreats be fore the advance of man, for mob. Is king Mf oniw in mnn n ruler of the beasts i of the fields nnd the fowls of the air . nnd the fish of the seas, but man has learned how to tnme the elements and make them his servanti Kranlclln , went forth as a cowbor upon the west- ern prairie and, sending his steel wire into the heavens, lassoed electricity, which Morse trained for a message carrier. George Stephenson harnessed steam Into block trnces and made the I Iron locomotive take the bit. Daguerre has made the sun print our pictures, ltobert Fulton pointed the ship's prow Into the teeth of tho northeast wind. Thomas Edison has turned midnight Into mldnoon. Yes, man, In a material sense, Is king. Aa the psnliutst sang of the great Jehovah: "He covereth him self with light ns with n garment. He layoth the beams of his chambers In the waters, lie ttinketh the clouds his , chariots. He wnlketh upon the wings of the wind." Not only Is man a ruler In a material sense; he Is also n king tn a personal sense. Ho has absolute control over ' his own actions. He Is a free agent. God endowed him with this freedom. warning him of the consequences of using It to do wrong. Yet how have men abused It! It Is as when a boy leavos his father's house and goes out j Into tho world. Ills father might keep very good and faltliful, but she Is not hlni at home under parental restraint, ' your friend. She cooks your meals, she but Uint would not be the way to cleaus your room, but Mie does not en make a man of him. Ho must go out ' ter tho holy of holies of your heart. and learn to resist temptation. Some-, times he learns only by bitter experi ence what are the consequences of yielding. So God left man free, and the first use be made of his freedom was to disobey. God says to him: "Man, you are a free agent. You can do as you will. I have made thee rul er over the beasts of the fields and over the birds of the air and the fish of the sea and also over your own actions. You are made after my i Imago. You are an independent being In your own domain or sphere. You I are Independent as long as you live on i earth, but do not forget that there Is i a day of Judgment." A Free Ascnt. Oh, It Is an awful fact for a man to be a free agent. It Is an awful re sponsibility for man to be ablo to do ns he would and that the higher power does not Interfere to stop him from i doing wrong. The other day I was ! talklng to one of the ministers of the west. During our conversation he told me that years ago be had broken down with nervous prostration. For nearly five years he had suffered the tortures of an Inferno. All night long he would have strange apparitions come to him. "And one evening," he said, "I was go ing home. It was winter. The river, along the banks of which I was walk ing, was full of Ice. And I remember how I looked at those flowing waters and said: 'There Is peace In that wn- ter: there Is peace from these trou-1 bling dreams.'" Then he said: "No sooner did I say this than my very hair stood up In horror. 'My God,' I said, 'am I going to be untrue to my better self? Am I going to drown my self in yonder river and leave my wife and children to battle with the world aloue?' I knew that only one step more and I would have been helpless amid yonder merciless Ice and flowing waters." As that man had the power to throw himself Into that river, so we have the power to destroy ourselves morally, physically and spiritually If we will. God made us all free agents. In our own domain we nre kings. We can leap off the precipice of sin if we will. God has made us lu his own image. We are born free agents and can do as we choose, but for what we do we must give account to God. Not Without Guidance. But, though God has made us free agents, he has not left us without guid ance. He has put within each one of us a moral aud a spiritual compass. This moral aud spiritual compass Is called conscience. It tells us what wo ought to do. It distinguishes for us the difference between wrong aud right. And, like every other compass, it would keep us off the rocks of evil and guide us Into channels of justice and purity and truth. God puts within each one of us a moral and spiritual compass which shows us when we do wrong, for we are made after God's Image. Therefore God has given to us the means to be Just and true and good, as he is just and pure and true and good. But, alas, alas! Instead of following the leadings of our conscience we have ,i...i tuw ,,nii,u nr t,i hare done what our conscience warned us not to do. Today our con science Is pleading with us to do right, as n loving mother would plead with a wayward child. It is taking us by tho band nnd suying: "Wou't you give im vour sins? Won't vou trv to undo the wrongs you have done others? Won't you follow the leadings of Jesus Christ?" That conscience of ours will never stop Its pleadings with us to do)and ls lUsl(rne.l to eliminate such things right. It has, too, the tower to punish. I ns our unster bonnet competitions anil It ls said that when Professor eb - ster of Harvard college was awaiting his trlnl for killing n brother professor h called into his coll one dav the ward, on nf lh lall'nnd snld: "Cannot vnn ,i Dm ii,.f ,,rknni. frnm Incntti,,.. mo? Every little while one of tnem keeps calling, 'Webster, you are n mur derer. You are n bloody man.' " Tho warden made an Investigation. He said, "I will stop it." But he could not top it, for tho words which Webster heard came not from the other prison ers' cells, but wero spoken by his own conscience. So all nbout us we hear the words of our conscience pleading with us to avoid evil and repent of our sin. Our conscience finds a voice In the street flaggings uud the walls and the bedposts and the chairs, which Is call ing to us, us It did to I'rofessor Web ster In the Boston Jail, saying: "You arc a sinner. You must repent and re nounce your sin. You must couio to Christ." We are made In God's image. God has put conscience within us for a purpose. Wo should obey It, for wo can never bo truly happy until we nre pure and true aud good and just, as God Is pure and true, aud good nnd Just. Are you ready today to obey the pleadings of your conscience? Not only did God create munwlth a conscience; he also made mau capable lu his pure stnte of enjoying tho bless ing of his presence. IN seems to come to man and say: "Mnn, If thou wilt only become pure, ns 1 am pure, I will take thee some day to myself. I will receive you Into heaven, where thcro are Joys forevermore." There Is evil lo the world; do not yield to It And In his tendered tones ho encour us with the promise, "He that overcometh shall Inherit nil things, and I will be his God, nud he shall bo my on." We nre made nRer his Image, The 1reteat Love, You remember how tenderly Jesus Impressed this Idea on his disciples. He told them that the union between his nature and that of his people was as close ns thnt of the vine aud Its branches. And again he returned to the thought In thnt last solemn hour of his parting before he suffered. Christ is about to leave his disciples. The shadows of the crucifixion nre falling over him. Ho looks on the men who had sat at bis feet so often In the past and speaks these beautiful words. "Greater love hath no man than this that a man lay down his life for his friends. Yo are my friends If ye do whatsoever I command you. Hence forth I call ybu not servants, for the servant knoweth not what his Lord dooth, but I have called you friends, for all things that I have heard of my Father I have made known to you." Cannot you, my brother, Interpret these sentences In the language of your own life? You go and hire a servant In your kitchen. She may be You do not tell her your secrets. You do not let her become part of your most sacred Joys. But It Is so different with your intimate friends. It Is dif ferent with tho relationship which ex ists between a father and a ton or a husband and a wife. In that holy re lationship we live in the closest union. We shnre each other's sorrows. We live In each other's Joys. We go hand In hand nnd heart In heart. So God says: "If you only obey me and be- come pure, as I would have you pure, together we shall live in holv fellow- ship. We shall be friends. We shall dwell together as friends forever and ever nud ever. We are made In tho same linage." Now, my friends, are wo ready to obey God's will and become like unto himself thiough the redemption and the blood of Jesus Christ? We have beeu talking about man as God first created him in his purity and simpllo- ity. But sin has conic Into the world and so malformed us that we are far from perfect. Tho divine Image Is soil ed and incrusted with the mire of sin. As we say of a man who lias yielded to the power of drink that Ills mother would scarcely recognize In the sodden, blotched visage the face of the child she cherished In infancy, so we do not see God's Image In the sinful man; but. ns Paul said to the people whom he bad led to Christ, "Such were some of you. but ye are wnshed, but ye nre sanctified, but ye nre justified." And he says, too, that they who behold "as In n mirror the glory of the Lord are changed Into the sam.- image," so the image that Is overlaid or lost Is re stored or brought to l .;lit by Christ. Christ says, "Ye are my friends If ye do whatsoever I coni'n.ind you." That means, "You shall agi n be stamped In my Image If you will accept my atone ment and my love and sacrifice." Will you do It? M'lll you today throw your self upon his inrrcy and become pure, as lie Is pure, ami dwell with him on earth and dwell with him forever am1 ever? Jesus s-HI, "I am the way." Will you take that way to become 111 i unto himself and dwell with him ! heaven as his friend throughout etc nity? The opportunity Is yours If will accept hlni, for (iod will rocrea you In his own spiritual Imago, "fc God created man la his own Image." tC'opyr'-'-. " T.o-'.s ICIopsc!:.! OHILENA MANTILLA. Unlverut Ourmriit Worn Amcrleu. Ill South (Fiom the ios Ansoles Times.) Tho Chilean women's most fetching' s,ir ment, wrap, or what you will, Is tho man tilla. It Is of pome kind of n. flt3 blaeli material and li worn thrown over th! head. Somettmi-s a flan of It Is drawn tlghtlv across thn forehead. After be liur thrown over tho head tho mantilla, by Fomo metus which I have as yet been unable to discern, Is cinched In close about thn neck, This cinching In at the ne;k makes a kind of hod around the face, ml this hood is very skilfully manipulated by soln" ot lhe women to cover up moles anil otner oeiecis, mm m uum-rui i"" i hair has not been carefully combed. From tbe shoulders tho mantilla falls ,iown In front to tho toes nnd behind to 1 the heels. It Is hold together lu front, partly by pins and partly by the hands of tho wearer. It is usually, but not ai ways, worn over tun street costume. Tho wearing of mautillou by all women no matter of what class, on attending church, Is obligatory. This providing for 1 allow tho mind to forsake earthly and do ' vote Itself to things spiritual. It also swells the attendonco on many occablons, for fcomo of tho ladles, when they ailso too lato to havo time to dress I for early morning mass.-meroly throw on their mantillas over their robes du nult and. with the addition of such head and foot trimming as f necessary to give trip demurely off to church, to nil out ward seeming as though they hnd spent hours Instead of minutes boforo their glasses, MIXED FRACTIONS. A colored man In the South wns alowed to us, a pleco of land on tho condition that the owner ."noma receive ono-iourin of the crop. When the crop was rlpo th colored man hauled three loads to his house and none to that of the owner of the ground A few days later tho colored mnn nnd the owner of the ground met. "I see you have your share of the crop," said tho owner of the ground, "Now, where's mine?" "You-nln't got no share," was the reply "What?" exclaimed the ownor. Why, wasn't I to have one-fourth of tho crop?' "Yes, sab," said the colored man, "but dev wa'n't no fourth. Dero wa'n't but Je.s' my throe loads," Army and Navy Life. Dvsrepsla Is our national ailment Iliu-ilonk Illood bitters Is thn nittlomi! corn for It. It strengthens stomach membranes, promotcH flow of dlgCHtlvo juices, purines me uioua, builds you up, nniiriiir mini Willi INr HUM- MUU I MIL UUUI iirno mil w iulvv 1 1 mi v I1L00 WILLI (Continued from 7th page.) mlaaloner, oto. On motion of Senator Phllps ordered to lie. 111SAD THIRD TIME AND PASSED. S. 71 In re rata of Interest y dlvldonds paid by savings banks and savings In stitutions. READ THIRD TIMK AND PA89BD. II. 162 Relating to grade croaslnRS. Mo tion ot Senator Holdcn that all alteration be done by railroads rejected. On motion of Senator Pelton adjourned. S1CNATR-AFTHRNOON. BILLS INTRODUCED. S. lift tly Senator I'hIlpR, to amenit No, C5 nets 189$, entitled "an act to Improvo the public roads and o.itaullali the Ver mont highway commission." Provides for county supervision. Committee on high ways and bridges. On motion of Senator King ordered that when the Sfnntn adjourns 11 be to Mon day next at 2:30 p. tn. THIRD READING ORDERED. 8. fil To amend charter of Vermont Accident Insurance company. S. M To aiiiftnd charter of Whltn River Water Co. S. SI To incorporate Quarry Savings Rank & Trust Co. THIRD RBADINO ORDERED WITH AMENDMENT. S. 13 To prohibit the misuse of receptacles uied tn the sals of milk amended to strike out sections 3 and 1 and renumber others. THIRD READING REFUSED. S. fi To allow tho trial of causes with out costs by certain parties. THIRD READING ORDERED. II. 1.10 Relating to licensees pawning l,rood. II. IK! -Relating to taxntlon of dsposlts In savings bankr. H. Pk To change nnme of the State agriculture station. H. US To abolish board of cattle com missioners. H. 201 To amend charter of the Frost Veneer Sentlng Co. H. 243 In ro real and personal estate of deceased persons. THIRD READING ORDERED WITH AMENDMKN1. U. 2119 To provide for marltlng of paupers praves. THIRD READING ORDERED. jj, 2S0 Relating to trustees of the Methodist Episcopal Church. If, 30K In ro trustees of Norwich University. If, 36f, To authorlio vlllasc of Hen- nington to refund n portion of Its In debtedness. H, 273 To-lcRnllr.e quadrennial ap- purlsnl and yrand list, 1U06, ot llloom field. HOUSE BILLS REFERRED. If. 36 RelatlnK to quadrennial ap jiralsals. Grand list. If. 144 Relating to public schools. H. 215 In re Addison county court house. Special committee ot senators from that county. II, 49 To amend charter of Rutland and Montpeller Railroad company. Railroads. H, 273 Relating to records ot deaths, marriages, births, etc. l'ubllc health. Jf. 281 To regulate the running of motor boats. General. II. 310 In ro public health, rubllc health. H. 32." To amend charter and acts In re Norwich University. corpora tions. H. 3S3 Relating to officers of Shore- ham Telephono company. coj posi tions. II. .134 To amend charter of Hrattle- boro Homo for tho Aged and Disabled. Corporations. If, 34S To provide for extermination of the San Joso scale and gypsy ana brown tailed moths. Agriculture. jf, 350 To amend charter of tho Cap ital Savings Hank and Trust company of Montpeller. Ranks. if, 379 To provide for discharge oi prisoners on probation. Judiciary. II, 400 To confirm certnfn acts oi trustees of Springlleld village. Muni cipal corporations. PASSED WITH AMENDMENTS. S, 52 Relating to form of ballots; called up by Senator Johnson, and on motion of Senator Van Patten amended to provide that all local elections un der provisions of Sec. 131 Vermont statutes shall be arranged under the designation of the respective offices In alphabetical order. On motion of Senator King or uranu Isle, adjourned. PROCEEDINGS OF HOUSE. Ilnllronil TUnnkril for ! Free Ride Jinny New nllln.-i HOL'SE MORNING. Devotional exorcises wero conducted by tho chnplaln. ( JOINT RESOLUTION By Mr. Hntch of Strafford, tendering tin thanks nf tho General Asmbly to the Hurra rallrond and others; adopted on thj part of tho Houc. ORDERED TO DIE. II. 342 Relating to form of ballots, THIRD READING ORDERED. H, 2io Quarantining Infoctloua diseases. SPECIAL ORDER. H. 371 To abolish capital punishment; ordered to lie and be made a special order for next Tuesday at 2:30 p. m. BILLS INTRODUCED. If, 524 Hy Mr. Nelson of Ryegato (by request), to prevent cruelty to live stock; general. H. 525 Hy Mr. Drysdale of Bennington. To validate bonds of Bennington Electric company; to municipal corporation's. H. 62tf Hy Mr. Dutton of Craftsbury, re lating to tho election of trustees of Craftsbury Academy; to corporations H. 627 By Mr. Miiloim of Fair Haven (by request) , providing 'for kennel licenses for owners of thoroughbred dogs; to gen eral. H. 62S By Mr. Bailey of Kssox. to pro vldo proceedings for thn settlement of titles to land; to Judiciary. 11. 529-lly Mr. Whlto of Castleton, to regulate tho custody of paers In certain appealed cases; to general, II. 630 By Mr. Noonan of Addison, reg ulntlng the buying, selling and packing of apples; to agriculture H. 631 By Mr. Hurd of Sandgatc, legal izing quadrennial uppralsal of real estate for 1W0 und grand lists of 1905 and 1WC of said town; to grand list. . H. 633-By Mr. Klddor of Woodstock tojamtrjl section 22R8, V S., relating to liens fix tho salary of tho cleric of Windsor on call. Declaration of Hens must hu filed county. Fixes salary at J2,4(iO per year! to Joint committee on State and court ex pons ii. II. MI3 I3y Mr. Austin of Cabot, rogu- latesj appeals from Judgmonts of Justices of tho peaco In certain cas! to Judiciary, II, 531-Hy Mr. Horight of Itlohford, re lating to tho village of Rlcliord. Defines Its outlines and powers! to municipal cor porations. II. 635 By Mr. Shaw of Marlboro (by re quest), to provide for mornl and humane education In the public schools: to educa tion. H. 536-Hy Mr. TnrnJiiill of Rarton, to provent the pollution of the waters of Barton river; to Joint committee on gamu and fisheries. H. 637 Ry Mr. Archibald of Manchester, to provent fraud In the salo of granlto; lo general. If. 638 Hy Mr. Austin of Cnbot, provid ing for the expense of keeping a defend ant In jail; to Judiciary. H. MS Hy Mr. Scntcr of Montpeller (by request) to prohibit the placing of aohes In highways; to highways ami bridges. If. CW I!y Ma Drysdale of Uennlngton, regulates tho running of locomotives. lo comotives with cars attached, must bo headed by locomotive, In tho direction In which it ls running; for distances over two miles; lo railroads. If. 541 By Mr. lientley of Sunderland, legalizing quadrennial appraisal for WA and grand Hits for 1W and 19G ot said town; to grand Hut. 11. 612 Uy Mr.' Nichols of Richmond, In relation to tho consideration named In deeds! to Judiciary. H. 643 Uy Mr. Rannlster of Roxbury, relating to distinguishing ma.rks and num bers fin automobiles and motor vehicles; to general. H. 514 By Mr, Shlpman of Westminster, relating to the appointment of special proyecutors; to Judiciary. H. W5 lty Mr. Shlpman of Westmin ster, regulating tho crossing of street or electric railroads across other ralloads at grade. Permission of railroad commis sioners must be obtained; to raltroiulf. H. MG Ry Mr. Italtey ot Essex, relat ing to compensation of members of tho board of medical registration, and require ments of examinations; to public lwialth. H, 047 By Mr. Soule of AJburgh legaUz Ing the quadrennial appraisal for IffOti and the grand list for 1903. 19'M, 190G and lW'l of Alburgh; to grand list. II. 54S Ry Mr. Atwell of Eden, to per mit catching of pickerel through tho Ice In South pond In Eden; to Joint committee on game and fisheries. B1DD KIJJBD. It. 72 Relating to election of license commissioners by towns. H. 1'iwRelating to the appointment of license commissioners. If. 320 Kee for fifth class license. It. 202 Relating to llcenso commis sioners. ADOPTED IN CONCURR-KNCD. authorizing visit Joint resolutions authorizing visit to House of Corree on and State prison by Joint standing committee, aluo to fislt Stnto hospital for the inwane and Brattle boro retreat. APPROVED RY THE GOVERNOR. H. 115 An act topincorporatn tho Cham plain Vallev Traction company. II. W An act to amend section C of the Vermont statutes as amended by ..ectlon 2 of No. 2!i of the acts of ISOi and to amend fu-elion 4 ot No. 2." of the acts of 192, relating to public Instruction. II. 2AS An act to Incorporate the Mount Holly Telephone company. II. 223 An act to legalize the quadren nial appraisal ot real estate for the year 1902. and tho grand list for the years 1905 and W' of the town of Johnson. H. 275 An act to legalize the quadren nial appraisal nnd the grand li-t of the town or Grafton for the year 1995. READ THIRD TIME AND PASSED. If. 221 Amending act Incorporating vil lage of Northfield. II, 270 To authorize Harton Landing Academy to issue bond". H. Slfr To Incorporate the Maple Hill Cemetery association. II. 3'.'4 To Incorporate East Clarendon Cemetery association. S. 9 Incorporate West Rurke Water company, in concurcnce with proposals of amendment. S. 27 In concurrence. Repairing court house and Jail In Grand Tslo county. THIRD READING ORDERED. S. 4fr-To regulate investments ot trust companies. B. 67 To remedy non-payment of rent of safe deposit poxes. SENATE BILLS REFERRED. S. 43 Relating to vote.-i in city and town village meetngs. READ THIRD TIME AND PASSED II. 294 Incorporating Bellows Falls Gas company. II. 330 Incorporating Grafton & Saxtons River Railway company. H. X3 Enabling tho restoration society of Plalnfleld to dispose of Its property. 11. 355 Relating to village of St. Johns bury. jf. jifl- Hebitm? t-i i pension of charter of the Chester Savings Bank & Trust company, THIRD READING ORDERED. II. 211 Relating to local elections. On motion of Mr. Oliver of Colchester tho House adjourned. HOI'SE AFTERNOON. BILLS 1NTRODUCEJJ. H. 649 By Mr. Senior of Montpeller (by request) relating to stock subscriptions ot the, Vernumt Trust company: 'IV) banks. H. 660-By Mr. Graton of Burlington, relating to form of icrtllllcates of Inten tion: To elections. H. 651 By Mr. Clark of Cikllolon, pro viding for the building of a county Jail for Rutland. To special commute of mem bers from RuttaniL II. 652 Hy Mr. Robinson ot Waterbury, to equalize taxation. Mortgaged leal es tate exempt from taxation of not moro than 4 1-2 per cent. H received on money loaned; to Joint special committee on taxa tion. H, 663 By Mr. Mooio of Plymouth, to provide for taxation of mortgages on real estate. Exempts mortgages under cer tain conditions; to Joint special committee on taxation H. 554-By Mr. Cady of Northfield, to incorporate tho Northfield Trust Co.; to banks. H, 655 By Mr. Drysdale of Bennington, to consolidate tho Bennington & North Adams lalhvay system! lo railroads, H. 566 By Mr. Hlckncll of Johnson, ie. lnllng to electric lights and Issuing of bonds in village of Johnson; to municipal corporations. H. 557 Hy Mr. Fllnn of Springfield, to assess a State tax of 7-20 of 1 per cent, on Interest bearing deposits la national banks; to ways and means. If. 66S-Hy Mr. Klrkpatrick of Newport to protect cemetery sextons. Gives them police authority; to general. II, 569 By Mr. Southworth of Thetfoid. to amend act relating to registration ot births, marrlnpcM, divorces nnd deaths; relating to disinterment of dead bodies. Penalty, maximum 15 years nnd 12,000 lino for removing a dead body without author Ity; to Joint committee on public health, If GW-Hy Mr. Davis of Faiilco, to with town clerk, to Judiciary, II. Ml Hy Mr. I'ady of Northfield, lo provide penalties for failure or neglect et telnginph companies to reerlvn or deliver despatches. Penalty J500; lo general. H. 6C2 Hy Mr. Graton of Burlington, n amttvl the charter of the city of llurlln ton; to municipal corporations. If. 613 By Mr. Noonan nf Addison Cv lequest) to require horr.e-shoors to procuro a license before practicing horsc-nhoelhg; lo general, PETITIONS. Petition presented by Mr. Dewart of St. Albans city, (by request ) minting to immortal for Col. Heth Warner. To ap propriation!". THIRD RKADING ORDRRED, If. 47 Relating lo appointment "f local health officers. H. 412 Relating to fishing In Battenktll river. H. 142 Relating to Insurance. II. 391 Relating to Chester Saving! bank. H. 42n Relating to formation of cor porations. H. 4-13 Providing for uniform blanks for probate court RIDIa5 KIDDED. II. 167 Relating to appointment of health officers. II. 207 Relating to tuberculosis. H. 2iS Relating to salary of Judge of probntn of Chittenden county. H. 3M To regulate fishing In Benning ton county. H. 413 Relating to taxation of collater clal lnhcrltaneos. II. 437 Rr lilting to payment of tntsrsst on deposits In saving-? banks. THIRD R HADING ORDERED. S. 65-ExtendlnR provisions of Rutland County Trust Co. BrDI-S RKFERR.BD. " S. 6 Relating to witness fees. To SU.U and court expenses. S. f,S Relating to laying out of high ways. To highways and bridges. !. 71 Relating to raio of Interest c-i divldondB paid by savings banks. T banks. S. 70 Relating to economic development of water resources of the State. State and court oxponses. Ta On motion of Mr. Soule of Albany House adjourned, LEGISLATIVE NOTES. thl Another Hold Up m Urnntnclon Conn to Volcn, Another hold up in sending for th votes for Stnto'B attorney In Benning ton county by the joint commlttco to canvas votes for county officers was necessitated by the Illness of C. H Ferrin, sergeant-at-arms, through whom tho ballots had to be obtained. It Is also rumored that the county cleik of Bonnlngton county has been ndvl ' oy counsel not to let these bal lots leave his hands and bo brought to Montpeller except on an order from the supremo court. Gov. F. D. Prnctnr addressed tho pupils of the Montpeller high school Friday afternoon In the hall of tho school building. The governor was met at tho foot of School street by the high school cadets and tho school fife and drum corps and escorted to tho hall. About 90 children were in the audience. The court of claims on Trlday allow ed the claim of the town of Cavendish for S1U4 because of an error In appor tioning the State school tax. Also tho claim of the town of Coventry for ?42, because of a similar error. THE McKINLEY SARCOPHAGI freen Crnnltc from Asrulney Mountain to lie I sed to CunMrurt Tliem. Windsor, Nov. 11. The granite fc-i the sarcophagi In whl' h the ic.nam oi President and Mrs. McKinley will b placed in the mausoleum at I'untoi Ohio, will come from Vermont, the con tract for the roush stono li ivii g bee made with J. C Enright, proprietor oi tho Enright Granite works in th!s town. The famous green granite iriarrl-.l from Ascumey mountain will bo the ma terial used, the supply coming from a new quarry just opened, upon the farm of S. G. Mower In West Windsor. Tho contract calls for six pieces of grAnito. fourteen inches thick. The whole will be surmounted by two cap stones each one foot and two and three- fourths inches thick. It is said that the sarcophagi will resemble somewhat tha' of the great Napoleon in tho Partheou at Paris, the figure and wings upon tho top being lacking, however. Tho work of cutting nnd polishing the granite will be done at the works of Georgo W. Malt.hy & Sons, general contractors at Buffalo, N. Y. ANNUAL S. A. R. MEETING. It Will lie Held nt Monliielier, Wednes day, Xovemher 21. St. Albans, Vt., Novembor 11. The an nual meeting of the Vermont so ciety, Sons of the American Revolution, will bo held in the general committee room nt the State House in .Montpeller Wciios day afternoon, November 21, at 2 DO o'clock. Announcement of the meeting has been delaed, as It wa3 hoped that a speaker might lo engaged for the occasion, and an evening meeting held. The officers i f t s society have been Ir corresponden o with tho Hon. Henry Clay Id ot St. Joht-3bur, who recently returned to this country, having resigned his position n gDvernor general of the Philippine lslnnls, bit h s engagements In Now York and Washing ten mako It impossible fjr hlni to accent tho invitation during the pre.itt month It Is probable that tho matter of a mid winter banquet will bo d1s"usfod at the annual meotlng. The proposal to Incroaso the annual dues from $1 to $2, f'f.-half to bo used for marking historic places on tho graves of revolutionary ncroes, will como up for action at this meeting, HOOH IS ELECTED. Ill Plurality the Manliest r.cr filvrn n Governor In Kansnw, Topeka, Ka., Nov. 11. Complete of ficial returns from W out of W countlet up till to-night give Governor E W Hoeh a plurality of 2,0"0 votes over William A. Harris, democratic candidate Mr gover nor. The democratic c.imp.ilgn managers now concede the election of lloch. Democratic leaders declare that the cut ting down of Hoch's plurality of nearly 07,000 In ll to 2,000 lu 1900 Is in ItseU a great victory. Gov, Hoch's plurality is tho low'est over given a candidate for governor in Kansas, REMINISCENT. "What's the mattor, Mr. Crabbe asked Mrs. Htarvom. "Tho way you Mp your soup and staro up at tho celling in that far-away manner it would seem It reminds you of some thing." "Yes," replied tho sarcastic boarder, "it reminds me of toup, faintly"