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THE INDIAXA STATE SENTINEL, WEDNESDAY MORNIXa, JAXUxVltf 23, i833-TlrE LYE PAGES.
L . . gjjrjf OFTICE RS. President TVill E. Strawn, Mor.tpeller, Ind. First Vice president Torrenc M. Jackson, Anthonv, In1. Second Vice-president Miss Sue C. Parker, Kalote, la. Kecordiug Secretary M in Dora Wenner, Pleasant-aye.. Indianapolis, Ind. Corresponding Secretary Miss Emma I Herker, l'iuery. III. Treasurer Hiss Mary J. Kelley, Campbells town, U. Executive Committee Alonro Finley Jacobs, Greenea.tle, la I.; William A. Clark. New Lancaster, Ind.; V. S. Kokend r. Montevallo, Io.; J. C.McDonal 1. Medina, Tenn.; Mrs. J. P. Uarues, Bruce ton M 'i. W. Va. O jj ECTÜ. Fee. Ü of Article 1 of Constitution lie object of ihe Howard Literary Club Is to encourage pure lite' tture, strengthen morality, establish eociabili.y, increase a desire for mind IniproTf merit and literary attainment and to IXleud the work ot reformation. MEMBKR3. fee. 1 of Article 2 of Constitution All persons of trood moral character who are Interested in the objeota of this organization sind are willing to work in accordance there with are eligible to rneniberehfp. We met ordially infite every one truly and uncompromisingly interested in our objects to Join our cluh. Letters of inquiry should be addressed the Corresponding Secretary with statu i. The Howard L.terary has neither salaried cfiicers nor contributors, aad depend wholly bpon its nierit and principles for succsss. Members only are entitled to the rare bene ta of our book caul. ue. All letters for pub ication must be carefully written on one aide of the paper only, accom panied by the writer re nam and address, a well as the nom de plume, and plainly ad dressed to the editor, C. (J. Stewart, StNTtSL cfhre, Irdiauapolt-, Ind. Membtrsin renewing subscription for TiIS FenTISF.1 will please be a ire to send (1 to the Howard Literary Treasurer, as the c ub is allowed a mall commission. Due credit and prompt attion suaranleeJ. Members, in sending their photos to the editor for reproduction on thispajje, uiuat send rom de plume, and eiau real name and address. The latter will not be published except by re quest of the sender. Ihe annual dues 25 cent must be sent to the treasurer by or before March 1. ABOUT CERTAIN EOOKS. Howard" Ütc-s Kxtrarts from One- Thnt Has liecently Attracted Iii Attention. Deab H. L. C. Memkeüs As the enm tnittee on methods of work has not as yet arrived at any definite concH-.ion, and while we are waiting I want to stirt the ball to roiling in the discussion of books. One of the chief objects of the club is to encourage and circulate pure literature, and I know of no better way to do this than give you some Me.t of a book by a brief review or extracts from it, and then assist you bo far as may be neceaary in procuring it. Since the time of arranin oar II. L. C. catalozus I have secured a faw reif publications for myself which might be of interest to other The hook I -wish to sneak of now, God'a linage in Man," by Henry Wood, is one I have rea l with much interest. "While there is probably no author with whom we would iuliy agree in all points, yet' I think this book contain eo much that in both practical and beneficial. I will give a few extracts. In the pre face the author says: If it were proposed in this volume to dis ease historic or scholastic tueology. or to enter the field of dotuatio or 1enoLuir:anoia: specu lation, no apo gy would be ample enough for the appearance of these s.mpie lay studies. Coming as they do, from a nun-profes:cnal and thoroughly independent standpoint, ti.ey are c oihed with no external authority. They are glimpses through the vision of tee intui tive frejlty; interpretations of the inner con scioumess. rather than Inteileetual or arga tnentive effort. They are inspired by no spirit of contro versy, but are aearchers for truth for ita own sake; and their aim ia to reeogn.ze it wLerever found. Tl.ere ia no purpose other than the p ain uuinldment ot truth and the de.ineatioo of liv og realities. o attack is made upon any existing theological system, as auch, but rather an eilort in those days of eree J d.sintearation to conserve and holdup all that is intrinsic, but at the aue t me to discriminate between the real and eternal, on the one hand, and the incidental, traditional and external on the other. Trom the above it will be seen that the ork in written from an independent standpoint, and while it is religious in tone, it is rjon-eectarian and therefore recommends itself dl the more to all c!a?et. The book contains eleven chapters, viz: . Tb Natur of tiod. Kevaiatioa Through Natura. IMrret Kr-T anon. Biolical ij-:ition. Kerlat.un Tlirouh the Hon. The L ui.t.1U of Ihe Law. Ti; alidr,t7 of th Uo. Mao's Dual Nature. The 1 1 Ma IW iu. Kfolodoa as a Key. From tbi Oil to Iii Xair. In the last chapter the author starts out frith these thoughts: hither are wS drifting? There la an irre sistible movement ia the realra of religious thought which any careful estimate wiI show to t of remarkable magnitude. Many ars anxiously wa:ehiug the drift, and soma are ap prehensive as ia the e-eurliy of what they fel to b foun-latioo prioeiplaa. Are there sub stantial verities? And, if so, bow shall ws dis tinguish their solid outline from thoae tem poral forme which ais liable to dissolve while vi gaze apon them? From this the author draws a sharp contrast between the forma atsd concept of biblical authority ia ceremonial rites and external forms the letter of the la to the conscious spiritual i luiuination or guidance by the bo. y spirit Into the recognition of the spirit of the word the spirit which quickeneth and maketb alive which brings God's image in man. the f piritoal fcslf, into a conttioas recoDition tyf the Father. Again he says: The world is rradnally making the discovery 4hat pare and noseläsh love ia the essenee ( Vital religion. It baa taken almost nineteen beodred years or it to tind out tue depth of Jeaaa declaration that the whole law is ful filled In love; and the lesn is not yet fully Jtaiasl It is only wtisa Us gods of worldly ambition, of mammon, of fleahly appetites, of the baser self anJ ot the material budr, are hurled from their pedestal, that rur clarined vision begins to discern the Eternal One. The world ia moving steadily up to a condi tion when the spiritual or real man will over come ki d bold under control the seeming man. the sensuous oounterpart. For man mad as be is 'in the imtjr of God' spirit ual rule ia normal, logical nnd sei-nti6c. The above extracts will eutlice to show something of the tone and depth or tht work. The two chapters ou 'The Uni veroality of Law" and "The iSoIidaritr of the Kace" are certainly worthy of careful and candid perusal. The author's aim seems to be to arrive at the truth impar tially upon subjects that are awakening the thinking minds of the world as never before. Mr. Wood is attaining: considerable em inence as a modern American author by his valuable contributions of books, as also articles to some of our leading maga zines, "(jod's Itnsge in Man" was issued from the press only last year, and the second edition baa been exhausted. It is also published in England. Thinking this book would interest many of you, and in order to have it among our collection. I have arranged to furnish it to members at the tai.e pricu we furnieh "Irviug'a Life of Wash ngton." (Se our II. L. C. catalogue for price). Inclose postal note ana stamp w ith your order an 1 I will take pleanre vvaitin on you. I am willing to work for the ood cf each member, and for the club iu general, giv ing my time and aeniMance freely, allow ing the entire reduction on the Look to go to the niemLers. Our president informs me that be has filled quite a number of orders for books from our cala ol'U of late, and I hope many more w i.l avail themeelves of the opportunity to thus secure good look and mre great y increase the interest in this rept ect. And we think it would be of fi.uch interest for members to dHcus tl e merit ot those books they have rea l, which couree cur president most heartily sanctions. Now, a tew words to members as my let ter ia growing lengthy. 1 desire to thank all who have written good letters to thu page and have so materially contributed to i's iuterect; al?o extend a hearty wel come to ail new members. 'llain'.et," you have my sympathy, as alio Comet." It ia a en I yet pleasmt djty to rnini.-ter to the sick, aud carry ad the cheer and comfort ponnible to them. Wi.l not "Orphan Carrie" and "Kndsh Duchess"' beco i e members of the club? it win ailora you a UeM oi uaeiuineos ns well as pleasure in cultivating your t&itnta in writing, lours truly, T. II. Swaim. Danville, 111. A QUIET REVOLUTION. That AcroinpIiliel by the Introduction nt All Sort of Machinery. It may be said that we are living in the life of machinery. The amount of labor done by machinery is wonderful to think about. It is revolutionizing the world, eo to speak of it. Full halt of the trades that were carried on a bait century ago lias vanished away and given employment to machinery or be ome obsolete. In those good old days of a half century ago the bricks were moulded by hand; clothing, boots, shots, hats, nails, ropes and nsarlv everything necessary for the production of a happy life wa? manufacture 1 by hand, but now the machinery is doing the work. In many instances more than the work of many thousand hands in done with ma chinery, to a greater neatness than hands could do. For in-tance. the cotton, which required a pair ot hands a day to clean a single pound, now, after the invention of l.li Whitney, the machinery cleans hun dreds of pound per day. True, many of the old trades still exist; but it is little more than the name. The co .per who fi;ty years ajro went through with no many processes t ) produce a barrel, now buys th stave, heads and Loop already prepared bv machinery, and has nothing to do bnt to drive the n together. The shoemaker buys his pegs and nails already made by machinery, the bla kmith his iron already prepared for use by machinery, and ths'rarpenter has Utile to do compared with fifty years ago. The lumber is rawed, the siding planed, so we see he has scarcely anything to do but1 join and fit the prepared material to gether. Often bouaea are prepared by machinery and seit hundreds of miles by rail and set up ready to be occupied in a few hours alter it baa reached its destination. The gentleman batter has disappeared. The gentleman tailor has dropped his needle and gone to driving a machii.e. The farmer has laid the reap hook aside to drive the binder. The oid flai s have kindled the kitchen fire to make room for the threshing-machine. The cotton-pickers are lastly giving up their fields to the new invented cotton picker, and so on to an endless extent. No one can nay that great good to the countrv at large has not come of the em ployment of labor-saviog machines. It may have, pat the old tradesmen to some inconvenience, but that, of coarse, could not be helped. In many instances their own conduct and outcry has canned the inventor to invent the machinerv that has taken his trade away, but sti 1 there is phnty of labor that tbey can do to keep the howling wolf from the door. Capital lets are weil aware that machinerv will not cause a strike, although it may break and give way, but it is soon replaced and everything moves on nicely. Many farmers hesitate to introduce new machinery on the farm, but nevertheless tbey lone the profit and are compelled at last to establish the new system. Therefore let us employ all labor-saving machinery we can find useful and profit able. The executive committee should decide u laon as pctiiblf oa the place lud time of our next reunion. I believe it would be desirable by , many of the members and cause a larger attendance to meet at some anitab'e place near Chicago, where re could, after the reunion, visit the world's fair. I am glad the . committee has adopted suitab e stationery. I biiall order eome as soon as po?ib'e. A welcome hand to all new members. Happy Joe. Markleviile, Ind., Box 13S. COURAGE. Ita Tarions Phases Dincnssed by "Hoosicr Rob" In an Interesting Manner. Deab II. L. C. Fhiexds. Of the many virtues that make tm the character of a perfect man some are more essential than courage, and the absence of this quality ia more direful in its consequences than of any other. A man without courage is like an en cine without steam, lie may have all the requisites to do a great work but the power that enables him to do it is lacking. He may be active, he may be intelligent, be mav have all the other qualities of a perfect man, and if be has not courage to control and direct them they will nroßt him nothing. He will live and die and the world will be be no better for his hav ing been in it. Bat we muet not fail to distinguish between true courage and mere foolhardiness. Foolbardmess is courage uncontrolled by judgment. It rushes blindly into dan ger simply for the sake of opposing it. It does not stop to consider the reason for the act, but does it from impulse. A man who rushes into a burning building or leaps over a precipice w.thout consider ing the expediency of so doing may be brave or daring, but we would hardly call mm courageous, courage is sotnetmn? higher and more practical than that. A truly courageous man does not rush unthouL'htedly into danger, but he carefully considers every obstacle and every opposition, and if dnty call. he unhesitatingly follows with the determination to conquer or perish in the attempt. Another thing that distinguinhes courage from foo hardiness is that the lat ter is always seeking notoriety. The fool hardy man does not consider whether it is his duty to incur the risk, but whether it will gain him popularity among his com panions. On the other hand, courage thinks not of favor nor of honor, nor even ofee!f, but of duty and of the good and happiness of bis fellow men. Foolherdi oees seeks popularity .but courage receives it. Courage does not consist alone in oppoa ing danger, but also in bearing without murmuring that which we cannot over come. It requires more courage to bear an injury without anger than toavenptj it; and many who can fare great dangers successfully often succumb to the con tinued pressure of the lesser ones. Truo courage not omv enables us to encounter danger cooly and successfully, but also to bear with fortitude every advereity. It ia the source o: iearlesscesa in danger, ot patience in su ering, of f irbearance under injury and of magnanimity in victory. lut the grandest, the noblest and tha most God-like courage is the courage that sustain us in the battle that the right h Continually wnging with the wrong in our hearts. It is thia courage that enables us when the clouds of sorrow und care gather black and threatening over our skv, when . i . -v a tne ii ij.'iuy niiiows oi uespair ail ro.irsng and threatening to overwhelm u?, when the awful storms of envy and hat and malice are bellowing and rngitv around us it is this pod like courage I eav that e:n- ables us to tight on in hope, and lina'lv to come oil more than connuerers. It h tnia courage that enables man to etea lilv fo! low the right in ppite of the tuunU and jeers of the multitude aud the opposition oi toe whole world. 11 was tin courage that enabled the ear v Christians to bear firmly every form of torture that the ter tue minds of their Lenuish terscutorn couid device to make them renounce their religion. It is thi.s courage that makes of man a hero, a martyr, and almost a trod. And now for home personals: "Mark, why are you so long silent.' iou von ever think of Danvide? "lven W. Fern. now do you like Panvule: 1 spent two plea-ant and prolitab.e terms there. "M. E. V." -IdaS." "I'ompadour," where are vou? "Kvening Star," Frank'' and llawkeye," write now. AVe would ai like to t-ee our brilliant cornel appear more often. I would like to mention many more, but space forbids. With kind regards to all, I am Houmku lioit. Austin. Jan. 20, lS'ft. TWO CONCEPTIONS OF CHRIST. As Spt Forth Kerentljr In a Ilcoure l the Iter. J. II. A alters. To the Memfeu of tue II. L. C. At the solicitation of President Straw n I submit the following extract from a ser mon; text: Matt, xvi, 18. We must trust Christas our foundation. We muet rest all upon Him. But for each one of us there are, reverently speaking, two Christa; I had better doubtlees say, two conceptions of Christ. One is the historical conception of Christ, that a 1 men have among us now-a-days, the belief in Christ as a historical person age, endowed, perhaps, with every virtue, but which conception of Him win not serve as a foundation to build upon. To build upon the rock we raut first dig down to the rock. When men would build they begin by digirinn. So when we would build our temples of God that is, our Christian characters we muet clear away earth, clay and rubbish and get down to the everlasting bed-rock, and then our temple will endure will stand when tried by fire. That this mav be done something must be done for us that we cannot do for ourselves why should we be afraid to say that a miracle must be wrought, for that is just what it amounts to? I'lainiy speaking, Christ must be' revealed to us as He does n-.l re Veal Himself to the world. We muet gain that other conception of Him not as a historical personage, but as a preeeut, living person seeing us and hearing us, touched by the feeling of our inilrmities and ever u aking intercession for us, be cause tie knoas our temptations; He knows our weakness and He knows our frams that it is dust. I am painful y conscious of the impos sibility of making this point plain to those who are without the kingdom of God on earth. That which was beyond the un derstanding of Ni cod em us, the pharisee, is the eame enigma today that it was then. "The wind bloweth where it lUtetb, and thou bearest the sound thereof, but canst not ttll whence it com eth and whither it goeth ; so is every one that ia born of God." Nicodemus an swered, an 1 said unto Hi u : "How cun these things be?" I declare to you, my brother, that I don't know. I only know that it is so. And glory be to His name that that mystery was nnfoided to my h-nrt a!so, though in terms unspeakable, l'raise be to His holy name that wnen I floated far out on a stormy sea and night came down, and neither iighthou.se, land nor stars were visible, and the atorm raged, and the waves beat upon my little loat, and I cried, "Save, Iord.or I periph," to me alio was vouchsafed a vision of one walking upon the waters; and became into my little boat, and I knew that it was tLe fc'cn o! Uod. And lie rebuked the winds and waves, and there was a great calm, (j.orr to Ilia name. Thanks be to tjod for His unspeakable gift. Unhappy he who has never passed through this experience. Unhappy if we are but half-men living oniy the animal lie. Lnhappy if the scales have never alien from our eyes, revealing to us an other morn risen on raidnoon.' The life that is lived onlv for the atfaira of this world is on a par with the life that is lived bv the flies on the window pane, or by the gossamer-weaving spider, as fleeting as ow, compared with our pocsihuities. "Other foundation can no man lay than that which is laid," which is Jesus Christ. Ai in our solar system, everv p'anet re volves around the sun, receiving heat and light from it. so every true life revolves around Christ, the center of the spiritual utii verss, and receives heat and light from Him. J. II. VValtshs. Montpelier, Ind , Jan 20. A LETTER FROM "EMMA S." About Little Things, the World's lair on Sunday, ltc. II. L. C. FruBNUs: Live nolamon; the grarestonos of the past. Each noouJay is la itself a little life; Lire it well. Let not the wintry blast Of "migbt-have-be- n-" destroy tne sweetness Of tlio present. Link the golden chain of Jove Among the morning lunli ami, And cii It wita aiul.es into the trailing garments of n ght. With what indifference we treat the little things that so largely make up cur existence. A smile, a cheering word, a silent look of svmpathv that means "I cannot speak, but I have heard." are thrown along the cum nt of each day tiny things we hardly count as ministry. "Hut wheu the heart Is t-vei wrought, Ob, hj can tell The p'p-r of sui ii tiny things To make it well?" Another pot takes up the thought: "No ham! but wi. d s.oni threa I; It caiiiint lanl quiio a ili ti.i it ia deal, 1 lint li.it it r-jjini .11. 1 w I n t a Utile k in. tioil m:i'!e f u'rli hand for wi-rk not tuiiatain I rt:Uire ' but try huj Spinv thoi'gh with roi-es oi and If lor hou'.d com, Stooj l-ij aioo wIibii are done Tu tii d bri.Ht tlirevls That we h ive he ri, tint It mar rln T;n-i;i .mi r tui.i but siirt'ds T'mt i rca when t"!clipit. how oM Sa l, ali verinir. .or:inUM ! handa will held the Onkeu traurig, at.d know, I rli rai.se Lr woe:" I cannot agree with "Jezebel" as to keeping the world's fair gates open on Sunday. It is not supposed to be an im moral buf-ine8. if ea.oons and gambling dens are prohibited, yet that ia no more a reason for keeping them open than it would be for any business house to do work on the Sabbath. The thousands that may visit the world's fair should he tufide to know that the nation respects the Sabhath by closing the gates and is not responsible for the wav thos thousands spend the dav in the city. Ail should be glad of the opportunity to visit the many grand churches of Chicago ami thankfully iiten to the services. The laboring clas of people at a distance from the city could see very litt'e of the fair if they spent but one day there. And for those in the city arrangements w.li be tr ade by the eti-ployers wLireby they may visit the fair with as little loss of time as possi ble. I t-ay shut ihe i:ates t'gbt on Sunday. it mo notice One iuotutf'n from Ilawkeve's loiter, "aj a mint thiuketh so is he." That mav be ell true, enough, but nhould h not carefully select his thoughts, and stand them side hy sid with realen? I know a man who dec-are the earth is square and proves Ü (so he thinks) y the bihl", v,'iere it speaks oi tue wind coming trom the four corn-rs of the heavens, and if the heavens have lour corners so muft th earth. No kind of reasoning can change his way of thinkinc. Aller.TO. J have frien Is at rand Junc tion. I wonder it you are 0e of the num ber? "Winnie West." if, there are such things ns ghosts, I tbir.k the young man who docs not behave in church should be haunted by a legion of thetn. Now ns I want to com again soon I think I had belter eav goodnight. : Em.ua S. Forest Home, Jan. Iii. ABOUT SPIKITUALTSM. "Ini-oi;" Talks a I.il 1 1.- .About It and Quote- from i V iii ikI. Deau Howards To the, member who inquired if "Incoji" !ml left the page, let me Fay, "no, siree," and tl.M will save the trouble of ever asking again, I've been back here iu the corner, ply ing my needle and thread, very much entertained bv the rectnt discussions, especially that on spiritu&ium. I wonder what "Ivanhoe" woul 1 think if he heard a friend, in whoso truth jnd good sense he had the utmost confidence, say that the spiru of her husband frequently appeared to her when she was alone and she saw him as plainly as she ever teen him in life, and they talked of things that no one knew anythingaboutextepthemeelf. Then I heard that I was speechless, but decided in tar own mind thai other people might have experiences that I could know nothing about. "Oh." suid another friend, a widow, too, "how I wisii I could have such an expe rience. If my husband could only come back to me and advise ma about l'reddie! Why, it would be tiie next l.e.-it thing to having him here ali tin' time.'' "Said she: "I would giv.i anything in the world to be a -pihtuaüet, but try as I mav 1 cannot believe in it." Spiritualim,i& one of the isms that I never cared fo investigate. I never at tended a seance und know very litt'e about tho principle upon which their faith is founded. I never felt the least desire to meet again in this world the spirit of anv departed Iriend. I always thought, should 1 do hü, I would feel that they were not happy or at prace. and since so many of mv family have paed out of this life I have had a feeling that the spirits of our departed ruay be uearer than we bad au idea of. Where is the dividing line between the visible and the invisible, the natural and the supernatural? And where is heaven? supposed to be the abode cf God and the a ii ire I h. We know that God is ever pres ent everywhere, but I've never been satis fied in my own mind as to just where the spirits of the dead are. You know one sect teaches that the soul is not immortal, but that the body is resurrected, and that this earth will be heaven after it is puri fied by lire. I think Swedenborg gives us a beauti ful idea of the hereafter. Hardly enough punishment about it to suit most orthodox, I fancy. Wonder as I may over these thinirs, I always come back to the tnought that it does not matter how they are. We cha l all know in His own good time, and I've no doubt the moat thoroughly con vinced will find things different from what they expected. "Uphrates," I puzzled a little over your remark to "John's Wife" and "Incog." If your letter comes in return for bread "cast upon the waters," we are repaid if we have waited "many days." I think I recognize you. and bid you welcome. I, too, would like to know how many believe that what we think about people, either present or absent, has an etlect upon them for good or ill. We are told that for our lightest word we must give account, and are we to be held rerfponsihle for our thoughts too? If it is true that we are waved unconsciously bv other people's thoughts of in. are we free moral agents? I want to tell the members JaOout rne of my Christmas gifts. It Is a Columbian half dollar, sent as "Columbian souvenir and a reminder of II. L. C days and the friendships for med through them." And what makes it donblv, trebly precious, on its shinning serface, just around Colum bus' head is engraven in neat italics the non de pluire of three H. L. C. rrembers. Don't you envy me? Au revoir. Jan. 20. "Incog" P. S. Will some one who has read "John Ward, Preacher," tell m what they think of it? It appears to me that a epleitdid story was sadly spoiled. SNOW AND VOTES. "Little Nuisance" Opposed t- Woman Suf frage and Her Reason. Dear II. L. C. Fkiexds This is my first letter of the new year. We of east central Indiana had the pleasure of looking out. on a beautiful new white world New Ye.tr's morning. Our brown oil earth was wraped in a tive inch blanket of wet, heavy snow, whioh aiutk to everything it sirucit and made weeping willows out cf the proud old forett trees. It turned colder during the day and froze the snow ro that the trees held their beautiful white wraps for sev eral days. "Iven W. Firn," many thanks for your New Year's gift. Mav we all live as though today was our last, for we have not tne positive assurance of our future breath. We all know we must die, but we know not the day nor hour the death angel will call us. When I read the question, -Should Women be Allowed to Vote?" to be discussed on the page, I thought there will be so many more abler pens than mine to, give their views that I will not write ; but I can resist no longer, so here is my opinion: Simply this. women should not vote. 1 think most people know the atmosphere that surrounds the) polls. What kind of a plae would that be to take a faiui y oi small children? Would i: be right to expose their young minds to tle vice and sin of the election polls? What kind of pictures would they frame there to hang on memory's wa I? Many men who are row resectable at home and in their families wou d drop that re spectability if their wives and daughters went to the polls t nd heard and saw what they tee and hear. And then again so reany men get so enthusiastic over politics t at they forget eer thing el.-e. If women, by voting, shou.d io'low their example what wou d become of heme and its surroundings. Some eay that women a tax-payers should have some voice iu law making, but cun't we trust man with the laws of our land when he trusts us with thai wbictt more thorough ly concerns his physical couitort the government of the kitchen. A "dear friend'' told me that in my las: l t. er I was too hard on ministers, but though I am s rry to eay it, ad 1 said is only too true. "Winnie Werte," glad to see your name on the page aain. "Little Ni lsance." OF ONE'S SELF. Srir-Kxamlnation ami tb Ilet Way to Aet to others. II. L. C. Fkiem When one sits down in the quiet o? his own chamber and di vests the mi; d i all e ee f-avo ceil, what au insiguiiicAUt atom of the rest of the universe ore realir-9 eelf to be. I low lit tle we are able to accomplish at bebt, nnd how fe of us put forth our best eiiorts to do fco? What of life? Have you as vet accom plirdied ou"i thing that wilfuve out the season? Have you fo iinprefed youre t uumi one thing :h:it your death wouid be realized as a Wil. your deeds com mend your life to others as nn examp e worthy of imitation? Wi.l the inliueuce you have wrou.'ht bo instrumental in shaping the life of ont youn,; man or woman for good and use fulness: v. ill tlicre lie, m at er years, one person to reieiuo because of your kind words and tncraragen tnt lears f-wittlv ro;l hy; opportunities once presented uver ::i-ai:i return, but are lost forever ; today is ouis, futurity belongs to God. How necessary then that w ruhtlv ap preciate an act. To act coiiMstlentiv is. or should be, tl.e highest aim of our life ; we mu.-t make our tisst and present harmon ize II we would gun nn 1 command tue re spect oi thO'O w ho are worthy of consider atimi and love. now lmnos-iDlo it is to deceive our fri nds: we can itt as easily deceive ur eelvts. We cat. not posiib v lend a dual life succe.isfulty ; be eure your sin wili find vou out nd sooner or later bring you to grief aad remor.se. If we desire the conti deuce and esteem of our ledows we must deserve i . The laws oi compensation re inexorab'.e.unchanging nnd wi.hout mercy. .No one can hope to et-cape the judg ment aud condemnation of their own con science. If vou would be at peace with all mankind be at peace with self. Be charitable, honest, patient, indus trius and ne sistent and you will achieve your highest ambition, crowu your life with success and receive the honest ai- ulaiidit of thuBC! who learned to love vou because you merited it. "N. (i:m jr." "bLUE-BVED SIS." She Rooms to IJf Ouite t lmtty and In a Good Humor a I'su.il. Dear 11. L. C. Fkiexus As it is such lovely sleighing and beautiful moonlight evenings I once more endeavor to visit the Howard parlor. I have noticed that many are writing ou the subject, "Spiritualism." I think it a very interesting subject, and would like to see mure write. I agree with "Sun flower" that after the spirit is called home to Jesus it will not wisli to he back ou earth. "Orphan Carrie, you nave my heartfelt svmpathv in the death of vour dear mother, and a:eo oi vour lady frion 1, but I was happy to think she was fully triiMting in her Savior. "Dream," who art thou? Have I not seen you? I surety have, for our potloihces are only a few miles apart. If you are the person I sua pect I think you surely are dreaming of W. G. Wed, 1 declare," where is "Harper Livings?" I suppose- he has started to join this happy circle and fell in a snow drift. I thiuk we bad better start some one to look for him. Oh no; I ee him coming now. I suppose he is going to ta k about ladies voting. I, tor one. do not believe in ladies going to the polls to vote. "Happy Joe," when I 6aw your photo I was couüdent I had met you, but in pick ing up au old paper I happened to spie your postotlice address and I knew then I was mistaken. Is it pt&sible that we will have to send "Detective" after "I'ompadour ?" If he uoeeu't write soon I guess we will write often. Your letters are so interesting. 'Teach blossom," I am glad you will let me sit by you for the house is so crowded. Well, if I haven't been here almost two hours. Da pa and mama will be uneasy about me if I stay much longer, and besides 1 have the dishes to wash and my music to practice for church Sunday. I will run and take a peep into the in valid room. They all look eo happy. I feel like they are tru-ting in the dear sa vior. I will leave this cozy fire and go out in the frosty air, but 1 guess the robes will keep me warm. "Ulujc-Eyed Sis." Jan. 18, lS'.U. IVatcliing ;tlie 'Ietertlve.' Kind Howards Here I am again after a long silence. I suppose that some of you h ive begun to think that Tpenshed in sotne large snow-drift. We'l, indeed we have had some very deep snow out here. "Detective" rushed into the kitchen and began to get otT some of his pranks, and soon ho forgot h impel f .and burned hit lingers ou the etovt, aud then "Farmer Coy No. 2" broke loose with "IIa! üa! What makes you so active all of a end den?" Then in a few moments "De tective" was seen going up the road in his new sleigh where his sweetheart lives, whom, I tnink. has a'iso been a member of our band, but I will find out her "nom" before long, so you might as well give it no and tell me now, Mr. "Detective." I wonder what has become of "Beatrice" and "Evelyn," I haven't seen an article from thm on the page for quite a long time. Winnie Weste." I agree with vou on what vou said about some church-goers. for I have noticed it to be the fact tnvself. wiih good luck to all and a kind wel come to new members. "Farmer Boy No. 2." Decatur, Ind., Jan. IS. Gone Away. That sweet face t lsi- window, 1 ht desr form st the door, The lips that k eJ me welcome Are q iiet erermore. When through the deepening shadow-, I wend my homeward wy. Tlie light front out tte windows Sends but a sddening ray. For well I know my dear heart IT pone from out that home. And lefiin place of ic'eenontj The mourn' r's t arf ul moan. The night wind's fitful turnings, Breaks into sobs of (sin, And eehoei through the cedars. That dying cry's re.'raln. But over all and through It, A spirit voice I hear, Tej'i-e iny best beloved. The time drsws very near. "When yon sha'l know the secret, hha.l sm'Ie at earthly fear. Will Uarn jiit h re the mortal Trends on eternal years. "You oon mint lay forever, The rrn and plowshare by, Q'it'-k, while tte days are shortening, Your power for food now try. "Gaint wrnnr yonr voice uplifting, 'Though trenched it he, la might. The Lowly One hs left vou, A law which Irad to right. "And I will watch and puard you, In spirit love and grace. Tntll the strsngeetiFSolving, Shall lrin us face to lace." Fbake. Xarria. With careloM steps I wandred, Iown the corridors of Time, PluninK here, and there, a blossom. Treasuring up a truth sublime. rt Orecia's fairy temples. Like iucarnstions sprung, To mirk, wh'rc love and beauty. Their joyous reons sung. Still atulwsUy we wandered, Laden with treasures trove. By Cata!ay's fair fountain. Through Dslj.ho's sacred grove. Where Rome enthroned In spleaior. Proud mi tres- ot the world, Beheld her conquering I annars, Ou .Ta':au seas unfurled. Until we caught the glitter O: Nik's s.icrvl rt - d, lk'yunion Lybian d-scrt Tli" grand old sentries stool. Tbrlie'. hundred gat s are glow irg, Kid by the sun god Ra. The life streams through them flowing Like Lubblei light aud gar. Simmong Liver Regulator, bear in mind, is not an experiment. It is indorsed by thousands. "Irs. Vinlow's Soothinj; Syrup" has been us"ö: over Fifty Years by millions of mothers for their children whi e Treth inir. with perfect success. It soothes the child, softens th(Iunis. allays Pain, cures Wind Colic, reulttes the bowels, and is the best remedy for L'iarrhica whether arising from teethimr or other causas. For salo hy Irug.rit3 in every part of the world. ure and ask for Mrs. Wina low's oothinir Svrup. 25c a bottle. Cra is tlie chief cat'-le fved for this state. Split corn, herewith illustrated, is the most oconomical in.inner of feeding corn. Splitting e rn f..r feed eu hanccs it feeding value nne-tnurtb. The Poindei ter (.'m splitting machine is the only one built in the l'i.iie.t Miui for this purpose. It is asily opersted bv hand aud is inexpensive in price. The cot of splitting corn with this machine will net exceed 1 cent a t-ushel. Feeders are requested to call at our factory nnd see the machine iu operation or writ us for special prices and lull description, of machine. Poindexter Manufacturing Co. 22'J S. Tennessee-!, Indianapolis, lad. Mvlewood, Ilendri. ks Co., Ind.. Jaa. 17, 1PX The Poindeiler Manufacturing V., IuJ'p'ls Ind: Oeiitleuien I nnd your "c" Corn splitting machine lullil s every claim you make for lt. I pr-fer it to a cruäher or any mill that require nowr, a 1 can set it on my barn tloor.it occupies but little spacu aud is always rr-aly for use. lean split from 12 to 1 huheU per r.otir. by Laud, with ease. My caul:- er.t split corn without wastage and ditrest it well. I aio also feeding some last spring's caives; they eat si lit corn readily. My cattle are ail doing better than on any other system of fe. ding use). Vour splitter is a feed gainer. Any man feeding ten head of stok will more than ure the I rio of it la one winter's time. I would not give my splitter for any of the :59 two-horse crus-hers sold. 1 rcifard srilit corn a much btter feed than crushed corn. Mv h rsrseat split corn, cob included, as read.ly as the cattle. I have, no hesitancy in say ing that your aplit'er ought to be in the barn of every farmer in the United Mates. Yours Truly, I. F. H0LT.M. LAW. HU. CANTS EN'S UTXSTWEITS BEST tMFEBYIttlRTS. WlTHltlCTM. MJtGIETie I scsPEiscir. Xrm eure without aeflletne all Weals resnltlef f T.rf.Uoof riB. srve fsrose, er iadlsersw . i. sr riiCBBisvtiBiH. aviuavr. UVV Ml iuw-' , : . k.;U.r eomr l.t. Urn. b. I!. seirtic Cei Ul-haallk, Tots eieetn belt sv.ns Mserrul i iw.m!.o all ethers, as. gijo ?" Ib-usiit fellty the werr r w farfslt Si.öOlMH. sc will .risil f littst!" tsy. TttMttoe 60 t. ho Pit. Ssnd fr large iausuaie ftnfalets, tirctrlV: 6 SU etnea. PEU.SONAL. THO AhK THEY? ALL PEiiS NS OWNINU lands in Khanni n. Remolds or Oregon eouB- ties, Ml-totrl. will pittte tend me nnmbert end fr.ee ot time. I lauds are sold f. r taxes 1 might fire tometnlnc lor quit-claim. John C Brown, Van burcn. Carter county, MitaoorL 2&w AO.KNTS WANTEI. TOLE ÄÖ&SCY "rOi4THlV"ciTYiirtKKW lroeestof lifhtinf. In tncetstful optrttion in all parts of United htatrs. Trebles U.uniinathnn of ita. or proportionately leereasee Its cost. Aiei t wanted In eriry (tt town. A. bo-Carbon Lifbt Co., Newark, N. J. V 1 A NN O UN OEM KN TS. --OUl3rilI.SU PRM TI A.L TUR IM proved Deity Fence Machine and the Vesr As limey Wire Keel. dJrvss Z.egler & Uaxniou. Aeder on. lml. Ii Ht ItUSlN'ESS orPOKTTMTY. BOTH sKXm-THKhh Bi ST BKIblNt HOl'RS ho d articles In the world. Inelote eltinp for euculais to A. tl. tdtu, alLnauaee, VSia. 17 m im seer LED GIRLS TO THEIR RUIN. THE CRIME OF A DEBAUCHED MILL IONAIRE OF LtlPSlC tThose Victims Are Numerout Those Ira plicated rith Him The Elopement of st tTife from the Sfatei of Washing-ton to w York with a Mnsic Teacher and the Husband's Pursuit. Xew York, Jan. 22. A scandal, the de tails of which are too piquant to go into, has eat the whole of Leipeic talking, eayi the Berlin correspondent of the Herald. The center character ia Banker Weiei, of the firm of Brahme, Schmidt & Co. He is many time a roilr.ona.ite and ia note-d ai a debaucha ana roue. The woret k.nd of ecenes were developed in the Bayrisch Strasse near the hotel Stadt Nueremberg. Here lives Mme. Vor etzer, the mietreaa of the banker. She had taken the ground and first lloors and Herr Weiss paid the rent. In thene quarters scenes of the wildest debauchery took place where in young girls were the features. The symbols of the members who took part in the:-e orgi- were 10 and 20 mark gold pieces, with one side smoothed and a fig leaf ctampel upon it. A paper closely connected with the police says that the public prosecutor issued orders that any woman found wearing these badt-a shall be at once arrested. This has put fathers, brothers and lovers on the a!eri. Many painful scenes have been the outcome of the discovered token, which in several cases has been worn as a bane'e or brooch. Wifes.tiancees and daughters are included in the victims of the satir WeieS, who, by the way, has left his apartment Amonz the incriminated in the wife of an honc-Ht artitan, who had ruined two young and pretty daughters frr her own profit The coniroutationof husband with wife and daughters when he was sum moned hy the police made a scene tragio and pitiful in the extreme. Tlie whole affair has been renrted upon to the kins of Saxony, but the matter does not end there. It Las ramifications which extend to a house in Hue Nicolai, revealing a white slave trade in yountr rirls to North and South America. Hol. and and Turkey. The couple who run this establishment con fess to having sold sixteen young girls, aud sent them abroad from Hamburg. AN ERRING WIPE S ESCAPADE With Her Music Tcaciier and Money- Tracked to New York. New York, Jan. 22. The IIcraMt&jn: The elopement of the wife of a prominent olticial of the state of Washington with her xnudc teacher, who had deserted his wtfa, the flight of the guilty couple across the continent with th erring woman's daughter, the pursuit of the hus band and his capture of the child, fol lowed c!o?e upon the attempt of ths mother to destroy herself and little one, ii the romance of real life that ended in an East Side lodeing house last Thursday. As sistant Attorney-General Paul de Heirry, the injured husband with his daugh ter Orha now occupies room No. 88 at the HoCiian houee. Mrs. de Heirry until last evening was still at 153 Third are, in a room over the restaurant of George Kreise r. where her husband dis covered her. Under a threat of instant -death Kdward ii. Morse, who had eloped with Mrs. de Heirry, led Mr.de Heirry and a friend to the hon-e where ha had been living with Mrs. de Heirry and then disap peared. .Mom's deeertiou of the woman, who had given up ever) thing in the world . for hi ui, ia the most deapi -ahla feature of the unfortunate al'air. eside this Morse' treatment by the husband, who had be friended him. seems almost noble. A-fii-tant Attorny General de Heirry is known along the whole Pacific coast as a lawyer and politician. His wife is thirty two years old, about ei:ht years younrer than her husband. Mr. de Heirry two years ago secured the services of Edward G. Mor?e as a music teacher for bin wife. Tlie wile became infatuated with the musician, hut the hubbunil uad no reason to doub her until weeks after the elope ment. Through the efforts of Mr. de Heirry, with whom Morse established himself on the best of terms, the musician secured manv scholars among the wealth iest penple of Seattle. When his income had sufficiently increased Morse eent to San Francisco for his wife and daughter. Morse's child died about a year ago and Mr. de Heirry paid the expense of the lit tle girl's illness and funeral. When Mrs. de Heirry asked her hns bsnd last November" for permission to come East to visit relatives in this city he readily consented. Without his knowl edge Mrs. de Heirry gold two cottages in Seattle belonning to her, on which she rea ized ?10.ihh). Mr. de Heirry gave her $400 more in cash before she left home and gave her tickets over the Northern I'aciSc railway for herself and the daugh ter, Orba, who is nine years old. Accom panied by Morse and tier daughter, ehe went to San Francisco, where they stopped at the Pacific hotel as K. G. Morse and wife. While there Moree got her monev and eiiont it lavish ly. Dec. 10 the guilty pair went to Chi cago, thence to Washington and Einla de Dhi a. It was nearly three weeks after Mrs.de Heirry's departure that her hus band suspected the truth. What at first seemed the coincidence of Morce'a disap pearance gave him the first hint that something wit wrong. When he could secure no clue to her whereabouts by tel egraphing or writing, Mr. de Heirry, with a warm friend, Mr. John Careon, a lawyer of St attle, set out to discover bis wife. After a long and tedioua journey the pur suers arrived in New York last Sunday. He next ascer ta ned that Morse and Mrs. de Heirry had taken an apartment in an E Twenty first st, boarding house where they bad re main, d until Jan. 1.1. Mr. do Heirry, ac companied hy färben, went to the board ing house last Wednesday. It was through the landlady, a kind 'hearted French women, that the father finally recovered hie child the next day. The landlady of the boarding house said that during their etay at the boarding house Mrs. de Heirry had been dejected and on one occasion had tried to kiil herself. They left the house last Friday, leaving their trunks as security. When Mr. da Heirry called she sent word to Morse to come and get his trunk. He was confronted by the wronged hus band who demanded and obtained his child. Morse has fled, leaving the emag woman behind to shift for he.eelf. To cure backache ue Salvation Oil, 25c D. E. Earnes, M.D. r Surgery, Eye, i:ar. Nose and lhf' at. Sin Itrlum aal Olliee, 'v., , t t?'-:- N. Illinois-tU. Iiidianauolia iSjjrJjJ Cross Kres, t alartrt, Plervc- Ciszr Iubi, t.rauulsr Lid. .Smfulooa Sore Eyes, Ü.soharfta lroiu Lars, Iestne-s. IVnyptis, t-itinro rintr, Ntsai Catarrh aud ail dit. ases of the Kre.Lar, N-e. Threat aud V.. ice sure s-fuiiy treated by uew aud aiuie nu'thods. Consuliaiioa free, end stamp for book. PATENTS In ren toe's Ciulde. THOMAS P. S'MPSON, Wash lagiou. I.C No til t fate un til l ateut ehuloed. Wrlu toe