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SJ&jg"- s22pcglfes& $Sb& ajgg ,. , ,-t-- .Tiir-1rTTfVTJJraaJ"BgSBgr"y-i?'g'ij! I i J- - (TaK"Tr,IS "to' r" jSssSSBSBsssK' s&ggsgsspsigeSgs? '- - -5w 'm&&ji;-,&. hf r KIRK'S vMiffiS D 1 i rr- FLOATING SOAP THE CHIEF Fop the Bath, Toilet and Laundry. Enow Whlta and Absolutely Pure. If tom dernier does rot keep White aondSosp. lend W cenu lor ssapls cme to the makers. JHS. S. KIRK & CO i CHICAGO, pringftcl!i gUp&H MONDAY EVENING. JUNE 4. 1888. KBPUBLICAN STATE TICKET. Election Tuesday, November 6, 15SS. For Secretary of State. DANIEL J. RYAN, of Scioto. For Supreme Judge, JOSEPH P. BRADBURY, otlleics. For Member Board of Public Works. WELLS S. JONES, ol Pike. For Electors-at-Large. ABSALOM II. MATIOX. ot Hamilton. I. P. LAMPSON. of Cuyahoga. For Congrcas-Elehth Ohio District. ROBERT P. KENNEDY, of Logan. Fjr Judge of Common rieas Court (Second Judicial DlstricO IIORACE L. SMITH, of Greene. REPUBLICAN COUNTY TICKET. For Sheriff. A.J.BAKER. For Treasurer. GEORGE V. COLLETT. or Prosecuting Attorney, CHASK STEWART. For County Commissioner. R. N. ELDER. For Infirmary Director, ! JAMES BUFORD. For Connty Surveyor, s WILLIAM SHARON. Coming Contentions, Democratic national, St. Louis. June 5. Bepnbllcan national. Chicago. June 19. Depew is willing If Western republicans are willing. Why should a Cleveland convention be held In. St. Louis? A portion of Blaine's following" appears to be coming to Sherman. Mr. Thurman's -war record will make him very popular with the Solid South. Charles A. Dana (democrat) sajs that Chauncey M. Depew could carry New York. About fie hundred members of the beard of trade are in sight Tush on the movement gentlemen ! That women will appear as "laymen" in the next general conference of tne M. E. church Is already a foregone conclusion. Our younger business and professional men are prominent In the new board of trade movement. This Is as it should be. Where, O where, are the democratic kids of Ohio? Will John It McLean and Allen O. Myari support Cleveland and Tliur- man? Let us see whether the young men of Springfield are worthy sons of honored sires. We believe they will so prove them selves to be. Judge Gresham Is neither an atheist nor an infidel. He la a regular attendant of Iter. David Swing's church (independent) at Chicago. The Brooklyn mugwumps have turned their backs on Cleveland. They have strong stomachs but he Is a little too rich for their blood. The St Louis IfcpuMIcan now appears as the Republic We wish our namesake all the good .fortune to which a democratic paper is entitled. The "administration" and his wife will predably attend the Cincinnati exposition. Beef and Beauty will constitute the chief feature of the programme. The Washington Critic asks "Who Is going to get there if Blaine doesn't run ?" And the Cincinnati Times-Star responds: "Your uncle John Sherman now takes the bun." As the democrats are to have Thurman, an Ohio man, on the tail ot their ticket the republicans should have Sherman, an Ohio man, born in the state, at the head of theirs. Thurman said, a few days ago, tbat he was a candidate "for a seat In heaven?" Does he expect to get there on the tall of the Cleveland ticket? Or has he changed his mind? The Cleveland Leader sajs that the Springfield's Republic's statement that "John Sherman Is the greatest living American" will find indorsement from every section of the Union. The St Louis convention does not need to meet. The ticket Cleveland and Thur man Is already nominated, and Is already universally Known as the kangaroo ticket larger and heavier in its hinder parts. Perhaps it would be well for our local pastors to preach sermons on popular edu cation, as represented or promoted in the public schools. Preachers and public school teachers are very closely related In their work. The Dayton Juurnal, whose editor is a veteran and expert politician, predicts that "the republican national ticket will be Sherman and Warner Miller, of New York, or Chauncey M. Depew, of New York, and Geo. Ben Harrison, of Indiana." The Dunkirk (K. X.) Obtervcr Bays that advertising shows 1. That a man means business. 3. That ho Is disposed to solicit the Dat um age ot tbo public, which the public con siders in the light of a compliment 3. That be is public spirited and nllllne to encourage the press. 4. ihat be is broad In his views and free from a beggarly stinginess. 5. That be has business enough to justify his doing business In a business way. G. Tbat be is not so conceited as to thing, he succeed in securing patronage by Ignor Ine the customs of his competitors. There is much talk about both Foraker and McKinley. Ohio has so many strong and good men that people cannot help talk ing about the several members of the group of distinguished statesmen. Hut all agree that Sherman Is at the head ot the column, and Sherman is a candidate. Not one of the rest of them Is. Our Sir. Ilalstead told a representative ot the Tribune, at New York, that he did not see how the Chicago convention could reasonably avoid nominating Sherman, and added that he "has more than theSOOof Grant now." The Cincinnati Commercial Gazette, of Monday, says that Sherman has, reliably, 340 votes. Ohio Flashes. A large fruit drying company from Jack son Mich., has located at Fostoria. S. S. Olin was fatally injured by the giv ing way of a scaffolding near Raveuna. Fire at Dayton last night destroyed a plaining mill and scleral dweUing houses. Cincinnati capital will build over hun dred new houses at Findlay, during the coming summer. The President of tne Southeastern Nat ural Gas Compjtiy is insjiecting the com pany's operations at Cambridge. People of Lafayette threaten to lyneh a negro ex-convict, w ho is charged with bru tally assaulting two white woman. CONDENSED TbLEGRAMS. Belvidere won the Fordham handicap in the Jerome Park races. The office of the Morning Call at Winni peg, wasentirtly destroyed by an incendiary The case of the American Bell Telephone Company vs. the Cusliman Telephone Com pany is set for trial in Chicago Monday. Suit has been commenced against ex Treasurer Tate, of Kentucky, and his bonds men to recover $.247,000, less certain credits. Maggie McGowin got a $5,000 verdict at Donvillc, 111., against Richard Parle, a professional btw ball player, for breach of promise. A naptha tank exploded in Omaha. William Kelly was instantly killed, and James Christy fatally injured. The two were tinners repairing the tank. During an altercation between Dr. John Osbom and J. Hancock, prominent citi zens of Nokomis, 111., the latter was cut with a knife, and the former had his skull crushed. 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Housekeepers, get your lace curtains laundried at Marshall's Home Laundry, Nos. 10 and 13 west Ulgh street Grasshopper green Is a color much seen. lieattj's Ivory Starch. Labor savlng.harmless to tabrie.perfectflnlsh. HgPt7BLIOFMOl!rDAY BVJtfliJIG, JURE THE ASSASSINATION. SACRAMENTAL DAY SERVICES THE BROOKLYN TABERNACLE. IN Iter. Dr. Talniage Gives a Grenhlo De scription or the Scourging and Cruci fixion of Our Saviour The Terrible Crowu of Thorns. Brooklyn, June a The congregation at the Tabernacle sang, this morning: I'd sing tbe precious blood he spilt. My rannom from the dreadful guilt. This is Sacramental day, and a largo num ber of persons joined the church, making tho communicant membership 4,191. But this is only a part of the great attendance that, Sunday mornings and evenings, over flow the immense aui'lenoe room. The Iter. T. Do Witt Tnlmage, D. D took for his text tho passage: "Vhoi.uever doth not bear bis cross, and come after me, caunot be my dis ciple." LuLe xiv, 27. Ha preached the fol lowing seruion: The cross was a gibbet on which criminals were put to death. It was sometimes made in the shape of the letter T, sometimes in the shape of the letter X, sometimes in the shape of tho letter I a simple upright: sometimes two cross pieces against the perpendicular bar, so that upon the lower cross piece the criminal partially sat But whatever tho stylo of the cross, it was always disgraceful and ulwavs agouizing. When Darius conquered Babylon he put 200 captives to death on the cross. When Alexander conquered Tyre, he put 2,000 cap tives to death on the cross. So it was just an ordinary mode of punishment But in all the forest of crosses on the hills and In the valleys of the earth, there is one cross that attracts more attention than any other. It is not higher than the others, it is not made out of different wood, there is nothing peculiar in the notch at which the two pieces are joined, and as to the scene, they witnessed cruciflxious every few weeks; so that I see a reckless man walking about the hill and kicking carelessly aside a skull, and wonder ing wbo the villain was tbat had so flat and misshapen a head: and here is another skull, and there on tbe hillside is another skuIL In deed, the Bible says it was "a place of skulls." But about the victim on one of these crosses all ages are crying: "Who is hel was he a man! was he a Uour was he man and Godr Through the darkness of that gloomy day 1 como clobO up enough to the cross to see who it is. It is Jesus. Uow did he come there! Had he come up on the top of tho hill to look off upon the beautiful landscape or L upon a brilliant sunsett No. He came there ill and exliausted. If opie sometimes wonder why Christ expired so quietly on the cross. in six or seven hours, while other victims have been on the cross for forty-eight hours before life was extinct I will tell you the reason. He was cxuauteu wncu he camo there. He had been scourged. We are hor nfleil at tho cruelties of tbe whipping post, but those cruelties were mercy compared with tbe scourging of Jesus Christ I saw at Antwerp a picture made by Rubens Rubens' picture ot the scourging of Jesus Christ It was tho most overmastering pict ure 1 ever looked at, or ever expect to see. As the long frocked official opened the door that hid the picture, there he was Christ n ith back bent and bared. The flagellator stood with the upper teeth clenched over, tbe loner lip, as though to give violence to the blows. There were the swollen shoulders of Christ. There were tho block and blue ridges, denied even the relief of bleeding. There was the flesh adhering to the whips as they were lit ted. There were the marks when the knots in the whips gouged out the flesh. There stood the persecutor, with his foot on the calf of tbe leg of the Saviour, balancing himself. O! tho furious and hellish look on those faces, grinning vengeance against the Son of God. Tbe picture seized me, it overwhelmed me; it seemed as if it would kill me. I do not think 1 could have looked at it five minutes and have lived. Bat that, my friends, was before Christ had started for Calvary. That was only tba whipping Are you ready for your journey to tbe cross) Tbe carpenters have split the timber Into two pieces. They are heavy and they ore long pieces, for one of them must be fastened deep down in the earth, lest tbe struggling of the victim uet the structure. They put this timber upon the shoulder of Cnrtst -cry gradually first, to see n betber he can stand it, and after they find he can stand it they put the whole weight upon him. Forward now, to Calvary! The booting and the yell ing mob follow on. Under the weight of the cross. Christ being weary and sice, he stum bles and falls, and they jerk at his robe in dignant that he should have stumbled and fallen, and they cry: "Get up, get upp Chrut, putting one hand on tbe ground and the other hand ou the cross, rises, looking into tho face of Mary, his mother, for sym pathy ; but they tell ber to stand back, it is no place for a woman. "Stand back and stop this crying." Christ moves on with his burden upon his shoulders, and there is a boy that passes along with him, a boy holding a mallet and a few nails. I wonder what they are fort Christ moves on until the burden Is so great he staggers and falls flflt'into the dust and taints dead away, arid a ruffian puts his foot ou him and shakes hiris as be would a dead dog, wbiie another ruffian looks down at him nonderiug whether he has fainted away, or whether be is only pretending to faiut away, and with jeer and contempt indescribable, says: "Fainted, have youl Fainted! Get up! get on I" Now they have arrived at the foot of the bilL OfT with his clothes! Shall that loath some mob look upon tbe unrobed body of Chi isti Yes. The commanding officers say: "UnfasU'u tbe girdle, take off the coat; strip him!" The work is done. But bring book the coat, for here are the gamblers tossing up coin on the ground, saying: "I have it, I have itr it is minor' He rolls it up and puts it under his arm, or be examines it to see what fabnc it is made of. Then they put the cross uion the ground and they stretch Chrut upon it, and four or five men hold him down while they drive the spikes home. At every thump a groan a groan. Alas! alas! Tbo hour passes on and the tune comes when they must crucify him. Christ has only one garment left now, a cap, a cap of thorns. No danger that it will fall off, for thi sharp edges have punctured the temples a d it is t lire and fast One ruf fian takes bold of one end ottbe short beam of the cross, and another ruffian takes hold of the other end of the short beam of tbe cross, and another'' ruffian puts his arms around the waist of Christ and another ruf fian takes hold of the end of the long beam of the cross, and altogether they move on until they come to the bole digged in the earth, and ith awful plunge it jars down with its burden of woe. it is not the picture of a Christ, it is not the statue of Christ as you sometimes see In a cathedral; but it U tbe body of a bleeding, living, dying Christ They sometimes say he had five wounds, but they have counted wrong. Two wounds for the hands, two wounds for the feet, oue wound for the side, they say; five wounds. No, they have missed the worst and they buru missed the most Did you ever see tho bramble out of which that cruwu of thorns was made! ! saw one on a Brooklyn ferry boat in the hands of a gentleman who had Just returned from Palestino; a bramble just like that out of which the crown of thorns was made. Ot how cruel and bow stubborn were the- thorns! And when tbat cap of thorns was put npon Christ and it was pressed down upon him, not five wounds, but ten, twenty, thirty I cannot count them. There ere three or four absences that made that scene worse. First there was tbe absence of water. The climate was hot; the ftver, the inflammation, the nervous pros tration, the gangrene had seised upon him, and he terribly wanted water. His wounds were worse than gunshot fractures, and yet no water. A Turk in tbe Thirteenth century was crucified on the banks of a river, so that tbe sight of the water nizht tantalize him. And 01 bow the ttfrst of Christ must have tantalized as n thought of the Euphrates and the Jordan and tbe Amnion and all the fountains of earth and heaven poured out of his own hand. They offered him on intoxicating draught made out of wine and myrrh, but be declined it Ho wanted to die sober. o water. Then, ray friends, there was tho absence of light Darkness always exasperates trouble. I never shall forget tbe night in tho summer of 1873. in tbe steamer Greece, mid Atlantic, every moment expecting tho steamer to go down. All the lights in the cabin were blown out The captain came crawling ou his bands and knees, for he could not stand up right, so violently was tbo vessel pitching, and he cried: "Light up, light upl" The steward said: "We cant light up; tho can dles are gone and the holders ore gone." The captain said: "I can't help that; light up!" The storro-was awful when the lights were buning; worse when the lights went out Then there was the absence of faithful nurses. When you ore ill, it is pleasant to have the head bathed and tbe hands and feet rubbed. Look at the hands and feet of Christ, look at the face of Christ There were women there who bad cared for the sick, but none of them might come up near enough to help. There was Christ's mother, but she might not come, up near enough to help. They said: "Stand back, stand back; this is no place for you." The high priests and the soldiers wanted it their own way; thoy bad it their own way. The hours pass on and it is 13 o'clock of the Saviour's suffering, and it is 1 o'clock, and it is 3 o'clock, and it is almost 3 o'clock. Take the last look at that suffering face; wan and pinched, the purple lips drawn back against the teeth, the eyes red with weeping and sunken as through grief had pushed them back, blackness under the lower lid, the whole body adroop and shivering with the last chill. the breath growing feebler and feebler and feebler and feebler until he gives one long, deep. last sigh. He is dead 1 O ! my soul, he is dead. Can you tell why I Was be a fanatic dying for a principle that did not amount to any thing I Was he a man infatuated! No; to save your soul from sin, and mine, and make eternal life possible he died. There bad to be a substitute for sin. Who shall it be! "Let it be me," said Christ, "let It bo me." You understand the mean ing of that word substitution. You were drafted for the last war; some one took your place, marched your march, suffered your wounds and died at Gettysburg. Christ comes to us whilo we ore fighting our battle with sin and death and hell, and he is our substitute. He marches our march, fights our battle, suffers our wounds and dies our death. Substitution! substitution! How do you feel in regard to that scene de scribed in the text and In the region around about the text! Are your sympathies aroused! Or are you so dead in sin, and so abandoned by reason of your transgressions that you can look upon all that tearless and unmoved! No, no; there are thousands of people here this morning wbo can say in the depths of their soul: "No, no, no; if Jesus endured that, and all that for me, I ought to love him. I must love him. I will love bun, I do love him. Here, Lord, I givo myself to tbee; 'tis all that 1 can do." But how are you going to test your love, and test your earnestness! My text gives a test It says that while Christ carried a cross for you, you must be willing to carry a cross for Christ "Well," you say, "I never could understand that There are no crosses to bw earned in this land; those persecutions have passed, and in nil tbe land there is no one to be crucified, and yet in the pulpit and in tbe prayer meetings you aV keep talking about carrying a cross. What do you mean, sir!" I moan this: Tbat this is a cross which Christ calls yiu to do, which is unpleasant and bard. "OP you say, "after hearing the story of this Christ and all that he has en dured for me, 1 am ready to do anything for him. Just tell ma what I have to do and 111 do it 1 am ready to carry any cross.'' Suppose 1 should ask you at the close of a religious service to rise up, announcing your self on the Lord's side could you do it! "Ol no," you say, "I have a sbnnking and a sen sitive natnre, and it would be impossible for me to rise before a large assemblage, an nouncing myself on the Lord's side." Just as I feared. You cannot stand that cross. Tbe first one that is offered you, you reject Christ carried a mountain, Christ earned a Himalaya, Christ carried a world for you, and you cannot lift an ouncu for him. But here is a man whose cross will be to announce among his business associates to morrow morning on exchange that he has begun a new hie; that while ho wants to be faithful in his worldly duties, he is living for another world, and he ought to advise all those who are his associates, so far as ho can Influence them, to begin with him tbe Chris tian life. Could you do that, my brother! "Oh, no," you say, "not just that I think religion is religion and business is business, aud it would be impossible for me to recom mend the Christian religion in places of worldly business." Just as I feared. There is a second cross offered you, and you can not carry it Christ lifted a mountain for yon; yon cannot lift an ounce for him. There is some one whose cross will be to present religion in the home circle. Would you dare to kneel down and pray, if your brother and sister were looking at you! Could you ask a blessing at the tea table! Could you take the Bible and gather your family around you, and read of Christ and heaven and your immortal soul! Could you then kneel and pray for a blessing on your household! "OhP you say, "not exactly that; I couldnt quite do that because 1 have a very quick temper, and if I professed re ligion and tried to talk religion in my house hold, and then after that 1 should lose my temper, they would scoff at me and say: 'You are a pretty Christian!'" So you are cowed down, and their sarcasm keeps you out of heaven and away from Christ, when, under God, you ought to take your whole family Into the kingdom. Christ lifted a mountain, lifted a world foryou; you cannot lift an ounco for him. 1 see bow it is; you want to be favorable to religion, you want to support Christian institutions, you like to tie associated with those wbo love Jesus Christ; but as to taking a positive step on this subject J00 cauiot you cannot; and my text like a gate of a hundred bolts, bars you away from peacx, on earth and glory in heaven. There are hundreds of men and women here brave enough in other things in life who sim ply, for the lack of manliness and womanli ness, stay away fron. God. They dare uot say: -rorever and lorever. Lara Jesus. . take tnee. raou natt reueeciea me by thy blood, here is my immortal spirit Listen, all my friends. Listen, all tbe world." They are lurking around about the kingdom ot God they are lurking around about it ex pecting to crawl in some time when nobody is looking, forgetful of the tremendous words of my text: "Whosoever doth not beabis cross, and come after roe, cannot be my "dis ciple," An officer of a neighboring church told me that he was In a store in New York just happened in where there were many clerks, and a gentleman came in and sold to a young man standing behind the counter: "Are you tbe young man that arose tbe other night in the Brooklyn Tabernacle and asked for pray ers!" Without any flush of cheek he replied: "I am. I haven't always done right, and I have been quite bad; but since I arose for prayers I think I am better than I was." It was only his way ot announcing that ho had started for the higher life. God will not cast out a man who is brave enough to take a step ahead like that I tell you these things this morning be cause, my dear friends, I want to show you how light the cross is that we have to carry compared with that which Christ carried for us. You have not had the flesh torn off for Christ's sake in carrying your cross. He fainted dead away under his cross. You have not earned the cross until it fetched the blood. Under his there was a pool of car nage that plashed the horses' fetlocks. You have friends to sympathize with you in carrying the cross: Christ trod tbe wine press of God's wrath alone, alone! The cross that you and I ought to carry represents only a few days or a few years of trial. The cross that Christ carried for us had com pressed into it tho Mconies.af ete.-uits,. 4. 1888. mKmmmaaammmmmmmmmmmmmammmmaaatmmmmaammmmmmmmmmmmimmmtmmmmmmtmmmmmmmm 'JZ2,l There has some one coma here today wfiom you have not observed. He did not come through the front door; he dJd not come down any of these aisles; yet I know he is here. Ho is from the east, tbe tar east. He comes with blistered foot, and with broken heart, and cheeks red not with health but w ith blood from the temples. 1 take hold ot bis coat and I say: "It does not seem to fit thee." "No," he says, "it is not mine; It is borrowed; it does not belong to me now. For my vesture did they cast lots." And I say to him: "Thine eyes are red as though from loss of sleep." He says: "Yes, the Son of man had not where to lay his head." And I touch the log on bis back and I say: "Whyrarriest thou thisP "AhP he says, "that is a cross 1 carry for thee and for the sins of tho whole world. That is a cross. Fall into line, march on with mo in this pro cession, toko your smaller crosses and your lighter burdens, and join me in this march to heaven." And we join that procession with our smaller crosses and our lighter burdens, and Christ looks back and he sees some are halting because they cannot endure tho shame, or bear tbe burden, and with a voice which lias in it majesty and omnipot ence, ho cries until all tbe earth trembles: "Whosoever dotb uot bear his cross, and come after me, cannot be my disciple." Ol my brethren, my sisters for I do not speak professionally, I speak as a brother would speak to a brother or sister my brother, can you not bear a cross if at last you can near a crown! Come, now, let us divide off. Who is on tbe Lord's side! Who is ready to turn his back upon tbo Lamb of God that taletli away tho sin ot the world! A Roman emperor said to a Greek archi tect: "You build me a coliseum, a grand coliseum, nnd if it sui.s me I will crown you in tbe presence of ail the people, and I will make a great day of festival on your ac count" The Greek architect did his work, did it magnificently, planned the building. looked after its construction. The building was done. The day for openitvj arnved. In tho coliseum Here th emperor aud the great architect The emperor nroseamid theplaud its of a vast assembly and said: "We hase gathered here today to open this coliseum and to honor tbe Greek architect It is a great day for the Roman empire. Let this budding be prosperous, and let honor be put upon tbe Ureek architect CI we must have a festival today Bring out those Christians and let us havothem put to death at tbe mouth of the lions." The Chnstians were put into the center of the amphitheatre. It was to be a great celebra tion in their destruction. Then the lions, Lungry and three-fourths starved, were let out from their dens in the side of the amphi theatre, and they came forth with mighty spnng to destroy and rend the Chnstians, mid all the gallenes shouted: "Huzza, huzzal Long live the emperor!" Then the Greek architect arose in ono of the galleries, and shouted until in the vast assemblage all beacd bim: "I, too, am a Christian 1" and they seized hi n in their fury and flung him to tbe wild beasts, until bis body, bleeding and dead, was tumbled over and over again In the dust of the amphitheatre. Could you have done that for Christ! Could you, in a vast assemblage, all of whom hated Christ have said: "I am a Christian." or "I want to be a Christian!" Would you have had tbe ten thousandth part of the enthusiasm and the courage ot the Greek architect! Nay, 1 ask you another question. Would you in an assemblage where they ore nearly all Christians in on assem blage, a vast multitudo of wbom love Christ and are willing to liv e, and if need bo to die for him would you dare to say: "I am a Christian," or "I want to bo a ChrtstianP Would you say in the presence of the friends of Christ as much as the Greek architect said in tbe presence of the enemies of Chnst J Oh. ore there not multitudes here this morning who are ready to say: "Let tbe world look on, let all tho galleries of earth and heaven and bell look on, 1 take Chnst this day. Como applause or abuse, come sickness or health, coma bfo or death, Christ now, Chnst forever." Are you for Christ! Are you against him! The destinies ot eternity tremble in tbe bal ance. It seems as if tbe last day had come, and we were gathered for the reckoning. "Behold! bo cometh with clouds, and every eye shall see him." What I say to one 1 say toolk What are you doing for Christ! What are you bearing for Christ! O! Christian man, Ol Christian woman 1 Have you any scars to show in this conflict! When a war is over tho heroes have scars to show. One hero rolls bock his sleeve and shows a gunshot fracture, or be pulls down the collar and shows where he was wounded in tbe neck. Another man says: "1 have never had the use of my limb since I was wounded at tbat great battle." When the last day comes, when all our battles are over, will we have any wounds tor Chnst! Some bare wounds for sin, wounds for the devil, wounds gotten in fighting on tbe wrong side. Have we wounds tbat w e can show wounds gotten in the battle for Christ and for the truth! On that resurrection day Christ will have plenty of scars to show. Christ will stand there and show the scars on his brow, the scars on bis hands, and the scars on his feet and he will put aside the robe of bi3 royalty and show the scar on his side, and all heaven will break down with emotion and gratitude 'ji one great sob, and then in one great ho anna. Will you and I have any scars to ihowl There will be Ignatius on that day showing the mark of the paw and teeth of the lion that struck him down in the coliseum. There will be glorious John Uuss showing just where on his toot the flames began on that day when bis soul took wing of flame and soared up from Constance. There will be Hugh McKail ready to point to the mark on bis neck where the ax struck him. There will be McMillan and Campbell and Free man, the American missionaries, wbo with their wives and children were put to death in the awful massacre at Cawnpore, showing the placo where tho daggers of the Sepoys struck them. There will be the Waldenscs showing where their limbs were broken on the day when the Piedmontcse soldiery pitched them over tbe rocks. Will you and I have any wounds to show! Have we fought any battles for Christ? Oh, that we might all be enlisted for Christ that we might all be willing to suffer for Christ that we might all bear a cross for Christ When the Scottish chieftains wanted to raise an army they would make a wooden cross, and then set it on fire and carry it with other crosses they had through the mountains, through the highlands and among the people, and as they waved the cross the people would gather to the standard and fight for Scotland. Today I come out with the cross of the Son of God. It is a naming cross flaming with suffering, flamfng with tri umph, naming with glory. I carry it out among all the people. Who will be on the Lord's side! Who will gather to the standard ot Emmanuel? A cross, a cross, a cross! "Whosoever doth not bear his cross, and come after mo, cannot be my disciple." Children CASTORift A Practically Perfect Preparation for Children's Complaints. -" ' ' - "" ' " " - - - l ' ' ll jXtlf SweatG roan-Growl. What else It to be cxpeetetT of ths old fashioned way of blacking the shoes f Try die new way by using WOLFF'S Acme Blacking and the dirty tzk become a dculy pleasure. Wolff'sAGMEBlacking REQUIRES NO BRUSH. Sheds Water or Snow. Shoes can be washed clean, requiring dreutog only once a Wee for men. once a Month for women. It is alts an Elegant Harness Dressing. WOLFF& RANDOLPH.PhllaacIphla UNDERTAKING! P.A.SchtndlerandJ.W. Coles, the oldest Undertakers In the city, under tbe firm name ot Schlndler Jt Coles, have just received from Cunningham Mn.of Rochester. N. Y.. one of their finest Funeral Cars, and now have tbe finest outfit In the city, and are prepared to do work at the lowest prices. They can be found at their office. No. 21 Fisher street, at all hours ot tbe day and night. Telephone No. 295. P. A. Schlndler's Residence : No. 90 West High street J. W.Coles's Residence: At Mrs. Folger's. No. 153 South Factory. Physician and Surgeon. OFFICE AND RESIDENCE NO. T BUCR-K- INQIIAM'S BLOCK. NKiUT BKLL. TELEPHONE 4ZL Dr. Frank G. Runyan, DENTIST. tsrRoomiln BucklnKnam'sBuUd!ng.OTsr WMurpny A Bro.'iBtore.-J HwelslatwptioD Klven '. tn -TELE- HILL SLUG BLIND Is theCheapest and Best Inside Blind now sold, to be found only at NO. 61 SOUTH LIMESTONE ST. TKT.KPHONK S7S. NEW IMVEHTION IM LACING. W.S. A. CORSET Wlthseir adjostlngbaek can be cnsDgfd from tight to loose-fitting In five seconds, without re movlngfrom the person. NEVER Requires new Laces or Steels. Laces will not SHOW THROUGH tbe DRkSS. The healtnlnit.best-nt-tlng and most comforta ble Corset made. The Self-Adjusting Corset ilau. For sale by Henry M. Oldham A Co., Spring- aeia. unio. MERCHANT 3E'aX. CORRECT STYLES OO lS7 Viffitl 7 M fiJX fyJ 1 Oi ccrrnienT HtNRYBALDWIN til Jf ML B CTOHIIsr H.. -WILSON 28 EAST MAIN STREET, SPRINGFIELD, 0. CHAPMAN COAL CO., MINERS AND SHIPPERS OF JACKSON COAL. AND DXALERS IN ALL KINDS OJP COAX. AJST COKE, DEAL IN NOTHING BUT THS BEST. OFFICE. NO. 21 KF.LLT ARCADE. TF.LEPHOJTF.8 NOS. IBO AND lVIt ROGERS' Superior to alt TES I ED 40 Pleasant to the .CURATE rrnlt Malts and Minen Waters Forladlgestlon.Dyspepsla.Headsche, Costlveness, Prickly Heat. Tetter, Salt Rheum. Scurvy and all diseases arising irom a uisoraerea condition 01 tne stoat sen. perfect sad fall Maalr Btrmfla and Ttanoos Heslth. " '-- s. - Psw Sl,sisH.a ' - - 2ofc, ortoo fro iBanlgMxw,, w tit that joa erode i RUPTURED PERSONS can hwr FRa For PITCHER'S Mmwmmmmm ssssss ii msBmcmmxmnmnimmwi mn. ssssst hj i " "' t Tn i "a"1 " irviu AAy w 'ft" C3&i fad wore rectorttd totealUi by du of wL WbSms39M nEBHfc SEMINAL PASTTUlS.m!rtS2 WsssanftMstnflPfevvJVal rWavIn V.a VMsW479lssiissRssVOUttiOIl rill IvsulVMtT TmZt I II I I II I ist l"WliTiJ'Piiiiiiiiiiisi thaestantt ntssrss 4Vsj arwittrtsil ill i ws wssssJsfles1 IBSliUB rul mm A KKsrssssi .IjsssMa sii i ii 'Va 4t.ll T s I 1 PEOPLE'S COLUMN. WANT.-D WASIED An active man (one out sf em ployment) to berfn on moderate talsrv ana work himself up. representing la his own locality an old established house: referenees exchanged. Gai's Jlauuriciurlnr House. 30 iteaae&i..r. i. TrrANTED-A man of force and Intelligence IF to take a reneral agenev for thn Home Lite Insurance company t New York.wltn headquarters at bprlngfleU. A first-class contiact will be given to a man sf ability. Ad dress Angus & Porter, general managers for nnrtnern unio ana western rencsyivama. no. 106 Euclid avenue, Cleveland, Oblo. U2t tT7ANTKD Persons selling out household II goods to call on G. R. Tucker, regular auc tioneer, at 90 west Main street, tor cheap prices. 12St ITANTED Lady, active and Intelligent, to IT represent. In her own locality, an old arm. References required. Permanent posi tion and good salary. B Dalnbrtdge.Manager. 30 Keade street. .New York. ITANTED Never purenase real estate er ll loan money on real estate security, with out an shstr etot the title back to tbe gov ernment; prepared by A. Bradford, abstractor ot titles; office, room . Arcade. The only per son In the city who gives his exclusive time andstten Ion to preparing abstracts of titles and conveyancing. Deeds and mortgages oor reetly,drawc. WANTED People to get wedding, ban and party cards. Invitations, programmes, menu cards and folders in endless variety and at popular prices. Done at J. T Mitchell Sc Co- printers. 4 and north Limestone street 12Ubs nTAXIED Musle pupils wanted. Call on or II address Miss Lottie Zutaven. Room S. Arcade. llSbs for rent: FOR RENT Nicely furnished front room, downstairs, suitable for man and wife or two gentlemen, south Factory street, next to Farm and Fireside. I27b FOR RENT Desirable house of 7 rooms, city water, good cellar, slmated in center of city. Ca!lonMrs.J.D.btewart. 66 N.Lime stone st lJltt FOR SALE. Marvin's Oatmeal Wafers. POP. SALE A good guitar, almost new. For particulars address A.M.. Republic office. TOR BALK House and lot on north Farlow -L street Just one square from street ear. Will sell ehean. as 1 want to aro ta California. For particulars call at No. Si north Farlow street. 125f FOR 8ALE An excellent are-proof safe, nearly new, at Carman's, 66 south Lime stone street. JpK SALE A first class fire proof safe at i. b&rrsNuce tor casn, at uarman s. 121 tf DOR SAI -Oood covered spring wagon. r cheap; v;au on airs, non- man. Summer street i aielly avenue. DOR SALE Second-hand blbaCfS. cheap. Call on or address D.11.01ds.w ,13 West una street. tr MONEY TO LOAN UONEYTO LOAN In sums to suit, on flrt fll mortgage and good commercial paper. Call ana see ns. Room No-l.Laeonda Bank oalldtn. Geome U. Coles A Son. Xotlee to Cant-Iron Contractor. Notice Is hereby given that sealed proposals will be received at the office t the city clerk of the city ot Springfield, Ohio, for furnishing tbe city with cast-iron culvert covers and rrosslnic plates, for one year trom date of con tract, at such times and In such amounts a may be ordered by the committee on city Im provements ol the city council. All proposals must be signed by the full name of all persons Interested in the same, and shall also be signed by soraerespon- slble disinterested person as a guarantee mas a contract will be entered Into, provided said bid Is accepted, and most be on file with the city clerk on or before Friday, the 13th day of June. 1S88, at 1Z o'clock noon, to be opened and publicly read ImmedlatelyalterlSo clock ot said day. In the presence ot the mayor, city engineer, assistant city engineer, and city clerk.orazy two ot them. and reported to coun cil at the next regular meeting thereafter. The city council reserves tbe right to reject any or all proposals tor any reason It may aeemiuacient. Bv nrder of the cltv council. 130am J. S. SHEW ALTER. City Clerk. DR. H. R. DOSCH, ARCADE DENTIST Operating Dentistry a Specialty.:' Parlors t IS and IT. TAILORING ! THI: IN SPRING BOODS TO- YE IBS. BEST APERIENT INO rTN. taste. Cooling Refreshing. Invigorating. Adapt- 3, EFTERVESCTKG. 5WS ?' c"S?Jt"a .I't cent. -Don'tfslItou,.it. FBIOK, S3 CKKTS. MAGNESIA laver, uoweis ,MrlilMilU.!l valit.M fninneW n I i pnBaaDpoi HsM Sirtlfi!rrt DOsSsX, WOOsyssfOsUXeU tkai Tlkit ICbKZDtiMWi to aarviTT 1 tn ttnimt nlrtifss-ss. '- ..bttwttHMt adsrv. --- Of tlM llllllls.il ! I !! IBssf ins! TV- . T r1 T rtijuiwi tecoaimcikmauiniiftimbotkmnakmWtimA HARRIS REMEDY CO tn ( Trtal off our sftponfwo7Ak for t) XXf 2T.TQU, PUw,BT.IOTa, JfQ. Cry W .2 3. A i M ; m i '"" i " '- u i"i'i" ontiiTlHrffislr1'