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An Eloquent Discourse on "The Fragrance ol tbe G33peL" i . ., . The Robes of Christ Redolent of Sweet J and Lasting Perfumes that Pene trate the mnermost Reeeaes of the Christian Life. la a recent sermon at- the Brooklyd Tabernacle Rev. T. De Witt Talinage took for his subject "The Fragrance of the Gospel." His text was: All Thy garments smell, of myrrh, and aloes, ind cassia out ot t'je ivory palaces. Psalms JLV.. 8. Anton the errand adornments of the City of Paris is the Church of Notre Dante, its great towers, and elaborated rdse Iwindows, and sculpturing of the last judg ment; with its trumpeting; angels and ris ing dead ; its battlements of quarter foil ; its sacristy, with ribbed ceiling and stat utes of saints. But there was nothing m all that building which more vividly ap ; poaled to my plain republican tastes than i t.ae costly vestments which laid, in oaken F . i v .1 l , t : .1 a with cold and been worn bv PoDes and L Archbishops on great occasions. There was a robe that had been worn by rius VI L at the crowning of the first Napo? leoh. There was also a vestment that had I i , .. . . i i . . m -kt l 1 T i As our guide opened the oaken presses f- and brought out these vestments of fabu I lous cost and lifted them up, the fra V grance of the pungent aromatics in which 1 they had been preserved filled the place with a sweetness that was almost op pressive. Nothing that had been done f?a stone , more vividly impressed roe tlieae things that had been done in Jthj- and e'uibroidery,' and peiXdmci out to-aay x open uie drawer or mis text, and I look upon the kingly robes of Christ, and as I lift them, flashing with eternal jewels, the whole house is filled with the aroma of these garments, which "smell of myrrh, and aloes, and cassia, out of the ivory palaces." In my text the King steps forth. His robes rustle and blaze as he advances. His pomp, and power, and glory overmas ter' the spectator. More brilliant is He fthan Queen Vashti; moving amid the Per- IMan Princes I than Marie Antoinette on khe day when Louis XVi. put updit bcr tbe necklace of eight hundred diamonds ; than Anne Boleyn the day when Henry VIII. Welcomed her to his palace; all beauty ind all pomp forgotten, while we stand in : i k" i n o nf 7inn irt ir tf .nrf), Vintr if F ' "I " "'M " v"" f Heaven, King forever! His garments not vorn out, not dust-bedraggled; but ra-f-nt, and jeweled, and redolent. It Vwaie-fis if they must have1 teen prped a Hundred years amid the flowers of Heav j en. The wardrobes from which they have j-j -been taken must have been sweet with w (clusters of camphire, and frankincense, and all manner of precious wood. Do you 'not inliale the odors? Ay, . ay: They f smell of myrrh, and aloes and cassia, out of the irory palaces: Vnil7 .firs mirinoiH' ia i VT ,r . i, A lTnhan ot Christ are odorous with myrrh. This vas a bright-leafed ... Abyssinian plant, it was trifoliated; the Greeks; Eg.Tt"jras, Romans and Jews bought and sold il at a high price. The first present that w as ever given id inrit-t was Ming Of myvrh, thrown dn His infant bed in Bethlfhem, and the last gift that Christ ever had was myrrh pressed into the cup Of His crucifixion; The natives would take a stone and bruise the tree, and then it would exude a gum that would saturate fall the ground beneath. This gum was j used for purposes of merchandise One i piece of it, nd larger than a chestnut, ! would whelm a whole room with Odors il It was put in closets, in chests, in drawers. j in rooms, and its perfume adhered almost ji Interminably to any thing that was any ..vhere near it. So when in my text I read yiiat Christ's garment smell of myrrh, I ptamediateiy conclude the exipiiglte sweet' ! 'ss of Jesusi 1 know that to many He Is like any historical person, unother SJ'tliwaru, another philaLthioidc yerlui, another Confucius, a grad j6abject for - -painting, a - heroic j theme for a poem, a beautiful form 8 for 8 statue, but td those who have heard His voice, and felt His pardon, and received His benediction, He is music, and light, and warmth, and thrill, and eternal fragrance. Sweet as a friend sticking to you when all else betray. Lifting you up while others try to push you down. Not so much like morning glories, that bloom only when the sun in coming up, nor like "four o'clock's," that bloom only when the sue is going down, but like myrrhj perpetually aromatic the same morning, noon and night yesterday, to-day for ever. It seems as if we can not wear Him out. We put on Him all our burdens, and afflict Him with our griefs, and set Hint foremost in all our battles, and yet He id ready to lift, and to sympathize and to help. We have so imposed upon Him that one would think in eternal affront He quit our soul: and yet to-day He ad vesses us with the same tenderness. dawns upon us with the samo smile, pities uu with the same compassion. .There is no name like His for us. It is J more imperial than Csesar's, more musical than Beethoven's, more conquering than Charlemagne's, more eloquent than Cicero's. It throbs with all life. It weeps WJvti all pathos. It groans with all pain, w stoops witn ail condescension it a'-hn with all ncrfiime. Who lil-n I Jesus to set a broken bone, to pity a home I lens omlin.n. to mirKe n. sinlr tt1jti tn tnlm n. f prodigal back without any scolding, td illumine & cemetery all' plowed with graves, to make a queen unto God out of the lost woman of the street, to catch the tears of human sorrow in a lachrymatory that shall never be broken? Who has such an eye to see our need, such a lip to kiss Lj-way our sorrow, such a hand to snatch us out of the fire, such a foot to trample M onr enemies, such a heart to embrace all our necessities? I struggle for some metaphor with which to express Him, He is not like the bursting forth of a full orchestra; that is too loud. He is not l'te the sea when lashed to rage by the tempest; that is too boisterous. He is not like the mountain, its brow wreathed with the lightnings ; that is too solitary. Give us a softer type, a gentler 'tarnrnpyi-Ain. We have seemed to see Him ! iplth mi, a rt a n tn li t- 1 1 i m iri t Ti -n y etrs, and to touch Him with our hand. Oh, that to-day He might appear to some one of our five senses I Ay, the nostril shll discover His presence. He comes op-m us like spice gales from Heaven. 1 Ye t, His garments smell of pungent, last ing and all-pervasive myrrh. - Ob. that vmi a.11 tmew TTia nn-ppitiacu How soon you would turn from your novels. If the philosopher leaped out of his bath in a frenzy of joy, and clapped his hands, and rushed through the streets, because he had found the solution of a mathematical problem, how will you feel leapt ng from the fountain of a Saviour's merey and pardon, washed clean, and made white as snow, when the question has been solved: "How can my soul be saved?" Naked, frost-bitten, storm lashed soul, let Jesus this hour throw around thee the "garments that smell of myrrh, and aloes, and cassia, out of the ivory places." Your second curiosity is to know why the robes of Jesus are odorous with aloes. There is some difference of opinion about where these aloes grow, what is the color of the flower, what is the particular ap pearance of the herb. Suffice it for you and me to know that aloes means bitter ness the world over, and when Christ cornea with garments bearing that partic ular odor, they suggest to me the bitter ness of a Saviour's sufferings. AVere there ever such nights as Jesua lived through nights on the mountains, nights oa the sea, nights in the desert? Whoever had such a hard reception as Jesus had? A hostelry the first, an unjust trial in oyer and terminer another, a foul mouthed, yelling mob the last Was there a space oa His back as wide as your two fingers where he was not whipped? Was there a f pace on Hia brow an inch scftiare where He was not cut of the briars? When the spike struck at the instep, did it not go clear through to the hollow of the foot? Oh, long, deep, bitter pilgrimage. Aloes ! Aloes 1 John leaned his head on Christ, but who did Christ lean on? Five thousand men fed by tbe Saviour; who fed Jesus? The sympathy of a Saviour's heart going out to the leper and the adulteress ; but who soothed Christ? Denied both cradle and deafll-b'od, ltd had fit place neither to be born or to did A poor babe ! A poor lad! A poor young nlai! i Not s much as a taper to cheer His dying hefrfrot Even th candle' of the sun snuffed out. Oh, yrs it not all Rroes? All our sins, sorrows, bereavements, losses, and all the agonies of earth and hell picked up e Ja one clus ter and squeezed "into one cup, audi that pressed to His lips until the acrid, nauseat ing bitter draught was swallowed with a disttfrt-e'd countenance, and a shudder from head icf fdot, and a gurgling strangulation. AloVs doesf not hing but aloes. All this for Himself t All this to get the fame ffl tfee world of being a martyr?. All this in a spirit ef stubborn ness because He did not like CaSsaj-? No ! no! All this because He wanted to pluck ydtl add nid front bell. Because He want ed td raise' ydd and me to Heaven. Be cause we" were" ldst arid He wanted ns found. Because we we're" blind and He wanted us to see. BecsMsd Wd we? e (serfs and He wanted us manumitted. Oh, fe in whose cup of life the saccharine has pre dytflinfttedj oh, ye who have h,ad bright and sparVHrtjf beverages, how do you feel toward Him wild id ffiif stead, and id purchase your disentnfalitif ify rc?lf the aloes, the unsavory aloes, thebittr" kidet Your third, curiosity is to know wily1 these garments of Christ are odorous with cassia. This was a p'iaflt that grew in In dia and the adjoining islands. Z tfW do pot care to hear what kind of a flower it had or what kind of a stalk. It is enough for me to tell you that it was used medicinal ly. In that land and in that age, where they knew little abdtit pharmacy, cassis was used to arrest many forms 6i dfeiae. So, "when in my text we find Christ coming with garments that smell of cassia, it sug gests to me the healing and curative power t-f'the Sou ofV CJod. "Oh," you ay, "now you have a sup'ffludus U, We are not sick. Why do we want cassia We are athletic: Our respiration is peitZCb Our limbs are lithe, and in these cool days we feel that we could bound like the roe." I , beg to differ, my brother, from you." No'ne of yen can be better in physical health1 Jban I am, and" y Ct I rmrst, say we are all sick. I have taken the diagilort" f your case, and have examined all the best au thorities on the subject, and I have come now to tell you that you are full of wounds, nd bruises, aud putrefying sores which have hdt yfe't b'efi, bound np, or mollified with o'intinenf; The' ishitHemsii Of in is on us the palsy; the dropsy, the lepTosT". The man that is expiring to'-nlgpi da Ful ton street-the. allopathic and ho'nla'-. pathic doctors having given him up, and his friends now standing around to take his last words is no more certainly dying as to his body than you are dying, unless we have taken the medicine from God's apotne.c'ai'y: Jll the leaves of this Bible' are only so many prescriptions from the Divine physician, written, not in Latin, like the prescriptions of earthly physi cians bvjt written in plain English, so that a man, though a fool, may not err therein. Thank God that the Savidur's gar ments smell of cassia: Suppdse a man were sick, and there was a phial oh his mantelpiece with medicine he knew would cure him, and he refused to take it, what would you say to him? He is a suicide. And what do you say of him who, sick in sin, has the. healing medl bine" of God's grace. O'ffere'd to him, and re fuses id tSkf' it? If he dies he is a suicide. People talk as though ilM ttrofc a man and led him out to darkness and death as thdugh He brought him up to the cliffs and then pushed him off. Oh, no': When a man is lost it is not because God pushes him off; it is because he jumps of?. Jn. the olden times a suicide was buried at the crossroads, and the people were ac customed to throw stones upon his grave; So it seems to me, there may be in this house a man who is destroying his wt soul, and as though the angels of God were here to bury him at the point where the roads of life and death cross each "tber, throwing upon the grave the broken law and a great pii jnisatmroved nriv- ilegej sd that those going may liwk at tb fe:wful mound, aud learn1 what si troit-idd it is when an immortal soulj for which Jesus died, puts itself out of the way.- When Christ trod this planet with fdot Of flesh, the people rushed after Him people who were sick; and thc who, being so sick they ,-could not walk, we'r'C .brought by. their friends. Here I see a mother lidlding up her little child, and saying: "Cure this croup, Lord Jesus; cure this scarlet fever." And others say ing: "Cure this ophthalmia. Give e'iis" and rest to this spinal distress. Straighten this club-foot." Christ made every house where He stopped a dispensary. I do not believe that in the nineteen centuries that have gone by since His .heart has got hardi i reel that we can come now with all our Wounds ot soul and get His benediction. O Jesus, here we are. Wd Want healing. We want sight. We want health. We want life. The whole need not a physician, but they that are sick. Blessed be uoa that Jesus Uhnst comes through this assemblage norw, His "gar ments smelling or invrrh" that means fragance "and aloes" they mean bitter sacrificial memories "and cassia" -tbat means medicine and cure ; and according to my text. He comes "out of the ivory palaces." You know, or if you do not know I will tell you now, that some of the palaces of the olden time were adorned with ivory. Ahab and Solomon had their homes fur nished with it The tusks of Af ricah and Asiatic elephants were twisted into all manners of shapes, and there were stairs of ivory and chairs of ivory and tables of ivory and floors of ivory and pillars of ivory and windows of ivory, and fountains that dropped into basins of ivory, and rooms that had ceilings of ivory. Oh, White and overmastering beauty ! Groen tree branches sweeping the white curlis. Tapestry trailing the snowy floors. Brack ets of light flashing on the lustrous sur roundings. Silvery music rippling to the beach of the arches. The mere thought of it almost stuns my brain, and you say : "Oh, if I could only have walked over such floors ! If I could have thrown my self in such a chair ! If I could have heard the drip and dash of those fountains '." You shall have something better than that if you only let Christ introduce you. From that place He came, and to that place He proposes to transport you, for llis "garments smell of myrrh and aloes and cassia out of ivory palaces." Oh, what a place Heaven must be ! The Tuileries of the French, the AVindsor Castle of the English, the Spanish Alham- bra, the Russian Kremlin, dungeons com pared with it ! Not so many castles on. either side the Rhine as on both sides of the river of God, the ivory palaces. One for the angels, insufferably bright, wing ed, fire-eyed; .tempest-charioted; one for the martyrs, with blood-red robes, from under the altar; one for the King, the steps of His palace, the crowns of the church militant ; one for the singers, who lead the one hundred and forty and four thousand; one for you ransomed from sin; one for me, plucked from the burn ing. Oh, the ivory palaces : To-day it seems to me as if the windows of those palaces were illumined for some great victory, and I look and see climbing the stair of ivory and walking on floors of ivory, and looking from windows of ivory, some wnom we Knew ana loved on earth. Yes, I know them. They are father and mother, not eighty-two and seventy-nine years, as when they left us, but blithe and young as when on their marriage day, and there are brothers and sisters, merrier than when we used to romp across the meadows together. "The cough gone. The cancer cured. The erysipelas healed. The heartbreak over. Oh, how fair they are in the ivory palaces! And your dear little children that went out from you Christ did not let one of them drop as He lifted them. He did not wrench one of them from yon. No. They went as from one they loved well to One whom they loved better. If I should take your little child and press its soft face against my rough cheek, I might keep it a little while; but when, you, the mother, came along it would struggle to go with you. And so you stood holding your dying child when Jesus passed by in the room, and tbe little one sprang out to greet Him, That is all. Your Christian dead did not go down into the dust and the gravel and mud. Thougii it rained all that funeral day, and the witter came np to the wheel's hub as you drove out to the cemetery, it mads difference to them, for they stepped from the borne here to the home there, right into the ivory palaces. All i well with them. All i well. It is not a dead weight that you lift when you carry a Christian out. Jesus makes the bed op soft with velvet promises, and He sayss "Put her down here very gently. Pitt that head, which will neveratlie again, on this pillow of hallelujahs. Send up word that the procession is coming. Ring the bells. Ring! Open your gates, ye ivory palaces !" And so your loved ones are there. They are just as certain ly there, having died" in Jesus, as that yon are here. There is only one thing more they want. Indeed, there is one thing in Heaven they have not got. They want it; what is it? Your .company. But, oh, my brother, unless you change your track you cSw not reach that harbor. You might as well take tb Baltimore & Ohio railroad, expecting" is that direction to reach Toron to, as to go on ta the way some of you are going, and yet you expect to reach the ivory palaces. Your loved ones are looking out of the windows of Heaven now, and yet you seem to "turn- your back upon them. You do not seem to know the sound of their voices as well as yon u'esito,or to be moved by the. sight of their dear faces. Call louder, ye de parted onC. Call louder from the ivory palaces When I think of that place, and think of my erterin? awkward; 1 feci W mieJ when ff; posed td fee" we.; and shff haV! been bemired, f -l1.0Hed my hair is disheveled, ? StVJl?l of gCme" fine residence wifr nd errand. 1 f not fit to go in &S I 7 TjJ sit anions' nolisheu arwewtsv So so Ot feel about Heaven. We nc4 to be wal4, we need to be rehabilitated bSfWa' we" p tbe ivory palaces. Eternal God, fat the suTg f Thy Pardoning mercy roll over us. ' I Wa.Lt ihs only to wash mj hands end my fGPt.b'T. !k- (om skilled J diver standing on toe pierhead, wbo leaps into the wave and tomes np at a far-distant point from where he went in, so I wailt to g down and so I want to come up. Oh, Jesus', wh me in the waves of Thy salvation. . And here I ask you to solve a mystery &at !&! Veen oppressing me for thirty years. I have Sfe'KJ tit doctors of divinity who have been studying- theology half a ntury, and they have given nie no satis factory ni!wer. I have turned over all the books in liJy library, but got no solu tion to the question, and towday I come and ask you for an explanation. By what logic was Christ induced to exchange the ihory palaces of Heaven for the crucifix ion agdltles of earth? I shall take the first thousand HJUJion years in Heaven to eis4j Out that probldta. Meanwhile and now, fating U tie the tenddrext and might iest of all facts ha-t Christ did come, that He eame with spikes in Bis feet, came with thorns m His brow, camd with spears in His heart t save yon and to save ie. "God so loved the world that He gave His only begotten Son, that Whosoever be lie v'eth in Him' should not perish, but have everlasting Iif" O, Christ, whelm thia audience with Thy cmpassion. Mow them down like summer grain with the harvesting sickle of Thy grace. Kide tbr'f to-day the conqueror, Thy gar ments sm'iii:3 - ';f murrh, and aloes, and cassia, out of the ivory palaces," O, sinner, fling every thing else away and take Christ 1 Take Him now, not to- Atorrow. During the night following this very day there may be an excitement in your dwelling, nd a tremulous pouring out of drops from an unsteady and af frighted hand, and before to-morrow mornin(s your chance may be gone. ABUSING tHS BRAIN. Peculiar Afflictions Caused tf worwork the Mental Facaltlei. A recent rueSiwt journal gives the re port of a case of singula loss of memory in a yoang girl residing in New York. Bit ting in her own room one day she took vy a paclig9 of letters which she intended to answer, and Wa3 amazed to find that she could not remember the intmts or appear ance of any of the writers, ail of whom were her own personal friends. She Was calm and sanfe, except upon thiaajpe point; er-teCB!oryir persons seemed to De sua denly and Whplly obliterated. She hastily descended to the room where the family was gathered for dinner, and found tbat she could not remember a single name or face, except that of her mother. Her fath er, sisters and brothers appeared to her as Etfatiger. nor was it possible to recall them to her. Th faculty of memory pf persons appeared to be paralyzed. It was found by the physicians that this singular effect was produced by the lodgment of a f kt ef blood upon a certain part of the brain. Another well-knotfrii tal disorder, which produces forgetfulnes Of Words, results from abnormal pressure, or soften ing, in another part of tho brain. The pa tient frequently takes one word, sucTh as Yes," or "Water," and repeats it a thou sand times, imagining that he is convers ing with fluency and ease Our object in citing these painful cases is to remind our young reader of a fact which they are apt to forget; tbat the brain is a physical organ as much as tba eye or hand, and, like them, can be, if they choose, over-worked, damaged and wounded to the death. The lad at school would be regarded as a fool or madman if he should, every day, cut a tendon of his arm pr in ject a poisonous fluid -into his eye, until the strength of one and the sight of the other should be destroyed. Yet his daily cigarette and tipple of wine and whisky are acting slowly and surely upon tho tissues of the brain, paralyzing and crip pling his mental strength. This warning may seem a needless plati tude to adult readers, but there are many young people who forget, or who do not know, that the vigor of intellectual life de tends upon physical as well as spiritual conditions. The mind of each human being is a captive in his body; he can, if he will, by drinliing, by overeat ng, or by debauch ery, blind and cripple it, as did the Ph'tlis tlnes their prisoner Samson. Or he can train and use the functions of his bod as its slaves and tools, and so make of it m royal guest, lit for immortal rule. Voutfi'l Companion. 'i formerly, and for a variety ' f vessels ana utensils "m loner-retained easiest and FARM AND HOUSEHOLD. - Apple sauoe or fried apples, swee and white) potatoes and tomatoes will blend with. pork. I He Dost way to educate a nurse as a runaway la to leave him standing without beinff hitched. - t When the hurry of farm work ceases in autumn there) are many op portunities to make improvements, for which tbe season is favorable and tha time propitious. Pigs should be pushed forward rapidly in growth before cold weather,! as a matter of economy, heat being" ex pensive in winter. The warmer the, weather the lower the cost of produc-i tion. . Morning Glory Gems. One egg,1 two tablespoonfuls melted butter, one cup sweet milk, two tablespoonsfuls of sugar, two cups of flour, two teaspoon fuls baking powder. Bake fifteen minutes in (rem tins. Albany Journal. A wheat farmer should be a stock raiser. The coarse crops raised ' oa the farm can most profitably be fed to cattle, sheep , or swine; the manure used to grow wheat, which in turn i consumed, as are the fattened stock-, by man. Intelligent work alone can raise the farmer out of the rut. Laws may help, but the farmer must exert him- 1f 1 ,.Ar,!.u0 . .. mak. .1.111 . ijijuii n uxuu mure o V4 nuu i-cl-i.":?ence to farm successfully now than It a. of reasons. All sorts Ol may be purified frv. flTTmlla nf nnv Wind in t.Vi. most perfect manner, by rint-.n them out well with charcoal powder after the grosser impurities have beeiy scoured off with sand and water. Cutting dry corn fodder into one half inch lengths does not add any--thing- to its nutritive elements, bufc Prof. Henry has found -by-actual test that it will cause it to produce from ten to forty per cent, more butter. All that is here done is by mechanical means, putting the fodder in better shape for digestion. Digestion, costs force, and force costs fodder. The frequent failure of red clover of late compels farmers to look for a. substitute for pasture. Nothing better than rye. Sow it after wheat, early potatoes or oats. It gives late feed and early feed. Land intended for core next year will afford two months' pasture in the fall and one month in the spring and a green crop to tuna under better , than weeds. Farm Journal. Salad Mixture. Three eggs, well beaten; to this add one pint of vinegar, one pint cream, one tables poo nful of b"own sugar, two dessert spoonfuls; mustard,- two dessert spoonfuls an chovy sauce, two dessert spoonfuls Harvey sauce, one saltspoonful of salt. Mix well altogether and -bottle ready for use. If you can not get the above sauces any other will, do, or use salad oil if preferred. American Garden. By selecting the best animals and seeds of the best plants a constant improvement will be the result. By neglecting to do so, both animals and plants will degenerate. - There is a tendency to always revert to tne origi nals, which can only be prevented by the careful selection of the hardest, rrt nat nArfAi ,1)1? wat. Ajtt.ntMl tA . njitic tuuuence.-r.iivery farmer xa tne country can assist in the work of im provement by giving attention to these matters. SANFORD & YOUNG, ATTORNEYS AT LAW, COVINGTON, : TENN RESEATING Bow CHAIRS. Compar to Do It Jfeatly and a tlvely Trifling- Cost. Sometimes one has cane-seat chairs, the frames of which are good, but their 'seats have given out. If one wishes to reseat such, neatly and heapiy, kre is my method : Remove the old seat, cleaning out all the holes, and if the frames requ'M painting or varnishing, do it now. G?t some twine (do not know the name, Lwt it is the same as florists and seedsmen use in tying parcels for shipment) about the siz3 of wool twine, a pound costing twenty five cents, will usually reseat three chairs. With a darning needle threaded with a short piece of common twine, and this looped around the end of the heavy twine, draw your twine up through the hole at left hand back corner, then doivn through the corresponding one In front (consult one of the original seats for this information), np through the hole to the right of thai, then down through the 10c ond one of the back and so on until the warp is all in and the threads dn-wn tightly. Then proceed in the same way from side to side, only you must wnave these into the others alternately over uid under. I generally begin with tbe end right off the ball, pulling it along so as to make the warp without piecing, then unwind and cut on sufficient length to fill "n, begin ning at the back left hand corner, of course, and weave from back to front. This makes the seat of only one piece, but "t may be pieced if necessary, by tyinf under the frame between holes and tucking the ends under the selvedge stitches. To finish off, take a piece of the twine long enough to reach around the seat, then with seme common twine well waxed, or better still a fine number of the same quality as the heavy twine, thread the darning needle, pass it up through tbe second hole from the right hand back corner, over the heavy cord and back through sanve hole. Repoat In every alternate hole around the frame, crossing tho ends at the right hand back corner and fastening by a stitch. Fasten ends of small binding twine securely, cut ends of heavy binder close, and the work is complete, and if the twina is good and the work well done, wUl be durable. -Oraito Judd Farmer. A thue perception of the Gospel is the entire forgetfulness of mir nttnr absence of any pretension, and the complete mat entire refusal to accept the world's Ct&iM or Judgment OtturcU Gordon. Have lojited their f hop at the Spacy I xiatrae, on the northwest corner oi the pjouarc, and are now prepared to do all Kinds oi SMITIIEAL & LAUDERDALE, ATTORNEYS AT LAW, COVINGTOX. : : TENNESSEE Office over Crofford & Clark's opposite Leader office , SIMONTON & YOU NO, ATTORNEYS AT LAW. Office Over Crofford & Clark's Store, COVINGTON, TENN- BOOT AND SHOE MAKERS. v m m v m m mm m W B Boot and Sho t Repairing m the neatest and best manner. Any style of boot or shoe made to order. W. J.Kon gs Son D. R. CLEAVES, Undertaker, MASON, TENN. I have purchased the Undertakers' es. taltlishment of S. F. WoodrutT. at Mason, and am now prepared to fill all orders in (he undertakers' line promptly and at prices lower than was ever oilered before. A GOOD HEARSE In readiness night or day. - D.'B. CLEAVES. R. R. McGregor, SURGEON DENTIST, BERNARD BUIIDINQ, COVINGTON, TENN. Is prepared to do all kinds of median leal and operative dentistry. Teeth put opoD celluloid, gold or rubber plate. Teeth extracted without pain by the U3e of loeaJ amstnetic Uetoruuueaot tbe mouth and irregularities of the teeth a specialty, Repairing doue ia the neatest manner.