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| KWH PASTORS ^ t B*e Rev. Robert Wesley Peach I Preaches Moving Sermon to G. A. R. Veterans. IN UNIFORM, POSTS jf|| MARCH TO THE CHURCH ? High Tributes Are Paid to Mar tyred President, Born ; 100 Years Ago. ,wm - •Abraham Lincoln" w«* the subject In many pulpit* In Ncwurk These were the first nri In commemoration of the ItMMli of the hlrth of the grral which m'cura Friday, and on nearly every church iu the THU have devoted a day to the ro of Lincoln?* greatness. 1 Army post in the city ed, in uniform and with Emanuel Reformed Epis Broad street and Fourth day, when the Rev. Rob ^ach spoke on “Abraham t Heart. Patriot, Deliv ’ All of the ladles’ aux dso represented. The G. arched to yie church, led at No. 11. Others at the n services were Garfield Tucker Post. Phil Sheri - cub L. Ward Camp, Sous Hexaraer Post; Kearny of the G. A. R.; Garfield y, Phil Sheridan Circle, Auxiliary, Hexamer Post tery B Circle, Ladles of nd veterans not affiliated be local posts. The vet ir friends came near oc seat in the church. The jeorated with flags, and most inspiring. Tribute to Lincoln. B First reading a number of selections W°m the writln®s ot Lincoln, exhibit * 'H *iig the qualities upon which he was to enlarge, the speaker said: I "One of his biographers has said that gKLineoln was great as a statesman, as a •diplomatist, as a military strategist, as ■ » master of English prose, as a man of R faith in G-od, He was widely recognized B os a great lawyer, and there were not ■ wanting distinguished contemporaries P to rank hha with Webster and Clay as >!y an orator. He was called philanthro 1 pist, conqueror, restorer, liberator, martyr. His great title is emancipator “When he died the pulpit of our whole B country preached his funeral sermon. JjH A cursory scanning of the sermons de J livered in New York and Boston alone jp? shows that nearly the whole English r vocabulary descriptive of manly and Christian virtues was applied to him. k But certain words recur in nearly all *J these sermons, calling' Lincoln honest, H| wise, kind, gentle, simple, patient, good, Brest, noble, upright, firm faithful, lov ing, tender, Just, merciful, generous, magnanimous, humble, meek, forgiving, conscientious, pure, true, sincere. "He who would speak of the many sided Lincoln must therefore choose a f limited field of survey. I speak first i M of rV Abraham Lincoln, great heart. Read his letter of anguished sympathy to Joshua Speed over the latter's sor rows in love, if you W'ould see an early evidence of his great-heartedness. What was it that made Lincoln volun teer to the widow of his friend Arm strong to defend her son, whom lie cleared from the charge of murder? Why did he set apart hours of his precious time in the White House to hearing the appeals of the poor, the oppressed, the repentant? What caused him to write letters of consolation to bereft parents, such, as culminated in that surpassing message of condolence to Mrs. Bixby, whose five sons had died for their country? Let me quote the closing words: T pray that our Heav enly Father may assuage -the anguish of your bereavement, and leave you only the cherished memory of the loved end lost, and the solemn pride that must be yours to have laid so costly a sacrifice upon the altar of freedom.' IIow was it that the great President could hardly forbear pardoning sol diers condemned for desertion or other dereliction, and as is the case ol' Wlll •'M lern Scott, the sleeping sentinel, return to his company one who was never en n rolled in any post of the Grand Army of the Republic, because he poined the great host of those who died for the flag? "What drove the weary man upon his return from Richmond to visit every one of the 6,000 wounded soldiers in City Point Hospital, grasping those hands f that had escaped, and laying his hand Lovingly upon the heads of patriots Whom battle’s carnage had mutilated? "The great heart, oh, the great heart of Abraham Lincoln. For it we love I him beyond all other's sons of men. “Abraham Lincoln, patriot. His patriotism was pure gold, in quality , and intensity not less than Washing ton's. Nor was It of the kind that finds Its chief expression In ornate rhetoric. RHEUMATISM t want every chronic rheumatic to throw • way all medicines, nil liniments, all planters, and give MUX YON'S RHEUMA TISM REMEDY a trial. No matter what your doctor may say, no matter what your friends may say, no matter lmw prejudiced voti may he against all adver tised remedies, go at once to your drug gist'and get a bottle of Ihe RHEUMA TISM REMEDY. If it fails to give satis faction,! will refund your money.- Munyon Remember this remedy contains no sal Icvlic acid, no opium cocaine, morphine or othftr harmful drugs. It la put up under the guarantee of the Pure Food and Drug Act. , For sale by all druggists. p£|ce, 25c. Ft was fundamental. When yet In his twenties Lincoln laid down the prin ciple* that every citizen must obey the taws, even bad laws, until they were repealed. “So. hating slavery as strongly as Phillips or Garrison, he stood for pro tecting it within its constitutionally guaranteed boundaries until military necessity In the preservation of the Union gave him the right to emancipate a race. “So Lincoln's patriotism made of him a deliverer. He was more than the great emancipator. His whole object was the preservation of the Union. He believed that the cause of civil aud re ligious liberty would be set back cen turies by the disruption of our Union. “He- held that tyranny would rear its head in all lands by the defeat of the government of, for and by the peo ple. His victory, made possible by loyal hearts and swords, has given to us today the strongest and best gov ernment in the world. Because he was a great heart and because he was a deliverer, we love him above all other of the sons of men.” The preacher closed with a glowing trihute to Lincoln as a prophet of God, showing how simple and sublime was the great President’s faith, and how in all his deeds and words he stood for righteousness. The next three Sunday evenings Dr. Peach wil preach on Lincoln's teach ings concerning the sovereignty of God. concerning prayer and concerning the i Holy Bible. bis Cite Our model, Saps Reu. b. IR. mellen A sermon on Lincoln was delivered by the Rev. Henry Merle Mellen last night in Christ Reformed Church, his text being: Isaiah, 62:12: “Thou shalt be called sought out.” He said in part: ”If ever there will be a day when the throbbing heart of our race will ex press itself in genuine accents that day will be the centennial birthday of Abraham Lincoln. The world has many shrines of glorious manhood. It has none greater than that of the great emancipator. Minds of all grades and calibre think of him with reverence. “Mr. Emerson said that if ever a man was fairly tested Abraham Lin coln was. His outer course of progress was wretched In the extreme. H1b inner development was not brilliant, although it was certain and sure. He himself summed up his life In a line from ’Gray’s Elegy:’ ‘The short and simple annals of the poor.’ "Reared with men of low degree and lives that breathed the common places he never attained outward grace of manners. As was said of the Man of Sorrows it can be said in some degree of Abraham Lincoln: 'He hath no form nor comeliness and when we shall see hint there is no beauty that we should desire him.' Intellectually he was not brilliant so much as he pos sessed a wonderful God-given common sense; morally he was sublime; spir itually he was as receptive as a little child. "He was hurled into an arena of superhuman Issues, where his figure became the rallying point of national fortitude. “He was a man, by the grace of God. the length and breadth and height of whose life were equal. He was a philosopher equal w’ith Aurelius Epictetus. Aesop and La Fontaine, with the additional ’plus' of heart. His life will he our best inspiration so long as truth goes marching on." £toe Ctke Cincoln, Dr. D. W. £u$k Drgcs In the .sixth Presbyterian Church yesterday the Rev. Dr. Davis W. Lusk drew an object-lesson from Abraham Lincoln, exhorting his flock to live as did the great President. He said in part: "The story of his life can be sum marized in a few brief sentences. Born in poverty, less than one year of his boyhood spent in the rudimentary studies of a rustic school, at the age of 19 a deckhand on a. Mississippi flat boat; l hen a clerk in a country store, next a law student, with but a few hooks; then a member of the State Leg islature. We hear of him in Congress, introducing a oill to abolisli slavery in the District of Columbia; then waging the most protracted and brilliant de bate that our politics has ever known; in 1860 borne triumphantly into the Presidency, and after four tempestuous years, in the hour of victory, trans lated by a bloody martyrdom to his c town of glory, with four million broken shackles in his good right hand. "Me understand him better than did the men of his time. Men who are greater than their age must wait for vindication and appreciation. “There are two reasons why Lincoln is remembered. He was good and he was great." “We Reed Another £incoln“”Reo. B. R. Rose "There is grave danger in the Jap anese question now agitating the Pa cific coast," said the Rev. Henry R. Rose, preaching on Lincoln in the Church of the Redeemer yesterday. "The racial trouble appears to be near ing a crisis that may involve this coun try in a terrible war, and there is needPd another Lincoln to arise to the occasion either by preventing such a great calamity, or to lead the people of this country if a war should oc cur." Mr. Rose, speaking upon "The Se cret of Lincoln's Rise," Held that all the success that Lincoln achieved was through his habits of study. "He was not only a reader," said the pastor, "but he.literally devoured a’’ the read ing matter placed before him, and used the same methods of studying to suc ceed when he entered politics. His success can he ascribed to no other reason than that he at all times was a close student of the conditions that sur rounded hint and probed them to the tfottom.” RAILWAY EMPLOYEES' BALL. The annual entertainment and ball under the auspices of the North Jersey Street Railway Employees' Benevolent Association will be held at the Krueger Auditorium to night. The entertainment will consist :>f a vaudeville program by professional talent. A varied program has been arranged by the committee, wtio have left nothing undone to make the affair one of the most successful in the his ixicV of the association. ON ANNIVERSARY TELLS HISTORY OF ST. PAULS CHURCH The Rev. William C. O’Donnell Traces Growth of Congre gation for 56 Years. In connection with the fifty-sixth an niversary of St. Paul's M. E. Church yesterday the pastor, the. Rev. William C. O’Donnell, Jr., preached an eloquent, sermon on the topic, “Lights Along the Way.” He traced the history of tho church from its infancy, saying in part: “On May 7, 1852, a half dozen mem bers of tho Franklin Street Church agreed on the general proposition of forming a new church. The formal or ganization of the Broad Street Church took place on February 9, 1853. This is the date we commemorate in our anni versary. In 1865 the name was changed to ‘St. Paul’s.’ The first sermon was preached on February 20, 1853. by! Chauncey Shaffer, a distinguished law-| yer and local preacher of New York, j from the text Hebrew xiii, 8: ‘Jesus\ Christ the same, yesterday, today and forever.* The Rev. W. P. Corbit was appointed the first pastor, the present pastor being the twenty-second in suc cession. Tho chapel was opened on De cember 29, 1853, and the corner-stone of t he church was laid October 26, 1854. | The building was dedicated February 22. 1856. The parsonage was built in 1867. “One —thousand eight hundred and ninety-three Is memorable as the date of the completion of extensive alterations, artistic decorations and the canceling of the debt. Today our house of wor ship is among the most beautiful in Methodism, without indebtedness and without endowment. Among the work- , ers of the earliest days were Elias, Francis, the first superintendent of the Sunday school, and in whose home, at 54 Court street, tho church was organ- ! ized: Cornelius Walsh, first president of. the board of trustees, member of the building committee and generous donor | whose munificence made possible the I erection of the handsome structure; j Henry Miller, known for years as the ‘Model Treasurer,’ a rare distinction f and richly merited." --- JERSEY VETERANS FULL OF STORIES OF ABE LINCOLN i Many of the G. A. R. Had Per sonal Meetings With the Martyr. Many old Newark and Essex county I veterans of the Civil War saw Abra- i ham Lincoln, the first martyr Presi- ! dent, on horse back at army reviews j before or after a big battle, and a few had the honor of being admitted to the old White House, where he shook hands and said kind words to them, es pecially if they were very young; as a great many of the soldier boys in the New Jersey regiments were. At least two Newark women had an interview with Mr. Lincoln in the White House, pleading for a son and brother, and were given a reprieve for the soldier! boy. but the reprieve came too late. j David D. Keefe, an enthusiastic! Grand Army man, enlisted in the Sev enth Regiment, New Jersey Infantry, when he was in his teens. He was badly wounded in one arm at one o£i tiie batles at Petersburg, and al ter his | wound was dressed on the field lie wasi sent to Washington to one of tile fiospi- i tais in that city. When he was per- j mltted to go out of doors he relsoh - ed to call at the White House and, Ifj possible, see the President. Ills arm; was in a sling a.nd this and his youth * gained him admission to the building I and the room in which the tali, gaunt i and homely Lincoln was receiving olfi- i cers and privates, shaking hands and addresing kind words to each. "When my turn came to meet the President,” said Mr. Keefe. “I was nervous and didn’t know what to say or do. for I was only a boy then, under twenty years of age. Suddenly a large and strong hand seized my well hand in a strong grip, a grip that told me there was a great deal of feeling in It, probably because my arm was in a sling, for I had hem d that Mr. Lincoln had great sympathy and admiration for soldier boys who had been wounded in \ battle in defense of our Union. "Looking up I saw above me a rugged | face with high cheek bones, a sad and j troubled face, but the black eyes had a great deal of human sympathy in ; them, and his voice was low and kind- ! ly. He asked my age. what regiment I was in. where I had been wounded, what hospital 1 was treated in. and ifl was well cared for there. 1 stammered ' my replies to 111? questions at first, for prominent men were in the room, and ' f 1 ! i ! 1 1 'J i l ! I e I J r l: 41 V J Free to Our Patrons Splfndidly lithocraphed portraits of Abraham Lincoln, reproduced from clay models, with beautiful gray and gold border effect, fine for home or offices, will be distributed free to our patrons beginning todav, a\ the Tabard Inn Station, Soda Fountain and Toy Store. ‘ • f IS Carloads Bedroom Furniture Already Here—More Coming Every Day From the Factory— All Mow Being Sold at Jtist Half Price Really the Biggest Furniture Event Mewark Has Ever Known J5* atJe *?. bu.y sPjendid new furniture—fresh from the factory—made of excellent woods, put together by JL skilled cabinet makers, finished as tho done for the most valued patron on a special order—at just half the usual selling price—is surely an opportunity that hundreds will not let pass unaccepted. Such a sale is this one of brand new Bedroom Furniture which we bought at half its worth, clearing the whole factory. Carloads are coming every day. keeping the assortment full and satisfying. If you have a present need of bedroom furniture, if you will likely want a bedstead or a dresser or a chiffonier any time soon, now is obviously the time to buy. Board ing hoyse and hotel keepers are especially advised to participate in the savings made possible by this sale. Thisvbedroom furniture at half price can be bought a: any of our other furniture, on our popular easy-payment Club Plan, maiung this sale doubly attractive. We cannot undertake to til! orders sent us by mail, vastly preferring to have you personally select such pieces as you may desire, and thus avoid dissatisfaction. . [Mahogany Finish 6>50 >rS Birdseye Maple > to i Quartered Oak *25.50 TabIes Values $33—$51 f Mahogany Finish $ 1 G> Birdseye Maple L to BedrOOm l Golden Oak *45.50 Suites Values $36-$91 f Circassian Walnut 1*9 50 ' Birdseye Maple > to Mahogany Finish $22 Values $ 19-44 f Mahogany Finish '*42 : Birdseye Maple h to Quartered Oak !*92 ; Values S84-S184 *30 to *74 Bedsteads j££S£3£h}* 15 to *37 The most extended description we might give you would not adequately convey the beauty of these pieces. Those who are interested must see them to appreciate their worth. I was bashful. But X was so kindly re ceived by Mr. Lincoln that I was soon at ease, especially as I noticed that he was taking -a special Interest in me. “It was In February, 1865, I had that talk with Mr. Lincoln, and I Haw him again at the White House when I was told I would be transferred to the old hospital near the Centre street railroad station In Newark. I was in that hos pital a few months later, on that fatal Gcod Friday night, when our greut President was shot in a box in Ford's Theatre, Washington, by J. Wilkes Booth, the actor. The news of Mr. Lin coln's death was a very severe blow to me, for I worshipped him because of his great kindness to me fn the White House each time I met him. On the houses of the poorest as well as the rich appeared pictures of Lincoln draped in mourning cloth. The entire city was in mourning. I remember also when his body passed through our city on the way to its final resting place.” While members of Lincoln Post, G. A. R.. w-ere assembling in their post rooms last night to go to hear a Lin coln sermon at Emmanuel Reformed Church, the old veterans were asked if there w’as a woman alive in Newark or Essex county who had gone to Washington to intercede with President Lincoln for a young soldier. Several said they recalled only one such in stance. A mother and her daughter w’ent to Washington, were admitted to the White Holise, and pleaded with Mr. Lincoln for a reprieve for an only son and brother, a youth, who had been condemned. He was on the march to Petersburg at the time. Ho was a private in a New Jersey regiment ’n . General Slocum's corps “We saw the New’ Jersey boy and . mother soldier about 9 o'clock one i morning, the regiments of Slocum's i corps being halted on the march to wit - ] ness the tragedy. Not long after the! shooting the new s spread among the: regiments that General Slocum, who j was a kind officer, was nearly distract 'd at his headquarters, because he had I received, too late, notice that President | Lincoln had given the mother and sister j if our New Jersey boy a reprieve for • the lad. ■ “It was that fiend. Secretary of War! Stanton.” a white-haired veteran broke I In. "who was to blame for the boy be-! ing shot, for he had ordered the gen- j ?rals to have men shot promptly, at the! time set and not to d lay for anybody. “Afterward we heard that the mother md the sister of the boy soldier had I pleaded so successfully for his life Ini :he White House that Mr. Lincoln made i md signed a reprieve. But. just as he old his secretary to send with all haste] 0 General Slocum the information that; 1 reprieve had been granted, news came] rom General Slocum that the boy ha'd j >een shot. The mother and daughter.,' ve heard, fainted, and Mr. Lincoln! vas so affected that after comforting, he afflicted women, he Withdrew’ to' Ms private apartments and did not ap icar in his office until the next day. le was a very kind man." None of the veterans could recall the lame of the hoy soldier, hut all remera tered the case. 1USEUM OF ART FOR. NEWARK !S PLANNED. layor Haussling Among Those Who Are Interested. A movement has been started to i stablish in this city a museum of art. I nterested in it are Mayor Haussling, ohn C. Dana, librarian of the Free! ’ublic Library; the trustees of the! brary and William Pennington, presi- i ent of the Common Council, it is I Ian nod that the Rockwell collection of, apanese art objects, now on exhibition j HA_R WHITE AS SNOW , Restored to Natural Color with One Bottle of | WYETH’S SAGE AND SULPHUR HAIR RESTORER The Only True Hair Restorer, Tonic and Rejuvenator ALMOST A MIRACLE My hair was as white as snow when I commenced using Wyeth’s Sage and Sulphur Hair Restorer. One bottle re stored my hair to its natural dark brown color. As I am now 70 years old, I consider the result most remarkable. It is an agreeable and refreshing hair dressing, keeping the hair soft and glossy, without being in the least greasy or sticky. WM. WESTLAKE, 210 West Main Street, Rochester, N. Y. 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LARGE BOTTLES 50 CENTS - - AT ALL DRUGGISTS If Your Dr\i|fiit Dons Not Koep It Sond 50c. In Staanps and Wo Will Sond You a Lor go Bottlo. Express Propald ( Wyeth Chemical Company, "c',m™™E,an For Srtle by CHARLES W. MEXK 10C3 Market Street at the library, shall form the nucleus 3f a -collection for the proposed museum. An opinion on the feasibility of the plan was requested recently from Sir Caspar Purdon Clarke, director of the Metropolitan Museum of Art, He rlsited this city and inspected the Rockwell collection. In a report to the city librarian he says: “If you decide that it is wise to pur chase this collection of art objects, we suggest an organization similar to that tf the Metropolitan Museum of Art. Phis organization would be independent if the board of trustees of the library, ■tome of the officials of the city should 'io ex-officio members or the board of lircctors. Tin- art museum hoard could nake arrangements with Lbe trustees I | of lhe library whereby this collection, j and the additions made to it, could be I housed in the library and there dis played for public view for several years to come, until it becomes so large as to demand a home of its own.” CYGNET CLUB THEATRE PARTY. The Cygnet Club, which has head- [ | quarters at 20S Ferry street, will 1- av, its monthly theatre party tonight at j Proctor’s, to be followed by a din- j ner at Hooper's restaurant. The officers . of the club are: Michael Celias, presi dent; Hugo Becker,- vice-president; Frank V.’arhoiick. treasurer: Charles1 tVoech. sect clary, and .Course Voi h, j sergeant-at-ar ms. BAND IN NEW YORK TO CONTAIN 20J PIECES. StKVV YORK. Fell. S.—The largost band which has aver been assembled will give a concert In tho Twenty-see ond Regiment Armory on March 7, * Tin idea was conceiv'd .hi iiw.bdlfid- * master of tho regim*nt„ wtn* simttartoe* thin the organization wiU be made up ; as follows: Fifty-throe clarionets, fourteen flutes and piccolos, ten oboes, eight bassoons, twenty comets, four Huegel horns, eight trumpets, twenty four French horns, barytones, twenty trombones. twaj^islour butts viols, tbroo bass drums. five snore \ •lrum.- two sets ni ty.ptp-4oi.'Jgfct t»g» harps. _ * ir.