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Condrnftctl ltcport ot tlio Latent News from all lurU of the Ktute. Latest From L.anIax. 8KXATK. I The Senate oq the 1st passed a bill fci purge the statute of all obsolete laws, providing for a commission of three members at a salary of $1.50 per day. The House bill to reduce the legal rate of interest to G per cent, was also adopted, and awaits the Govern or's signature. Tho Senate then went Into committee of the whole and took up the Hates high-license liquor bill. After a long discussion, the only change made was In permitting a sa loon keeper in a village to procure his sureties anywhere in. the village or in the township in which the village is situaUd. Adjourned. In the Senate on the 2d a bill was passed for tho Incorporation of the Michigan Huslness Men's Association. The further consideration of the Hates high-license bill was istponed for a week. The .Senate refused to concur in the House bill to adjourn June 18. After disposing of a large number of small bills as committee of the whole, the Senate adjourned. In the Senate on the 3d nothing of consequence was done except to pas a bill making nn appropriation for the new building at Jackson Prison, and the Home for Girls at Adrian. A number of local bills were acted upon, and the Senate adjourned till tho Gth Inst. The Senate on the 4th spent all the day in the committee of the whole, and disposed of between twenty-live and thirty bills. About one half of them were killed. The most Important bill considered was one to prohibit any railroad built by local aid from aban doning its track through places which gave tho aid unk'33 decided otherwise by a court of chancery. It was recom mended for passage. The Cross grave yard bill was made the special order for the 7th Inst. Adjourned. The Senate on the Gth held two ses sions and did a large amount of work in committee of the whole. The fol lowing bills, among others, were pass ed: Senate bill to detach territory from Harris vllle ami organize the township of (Justin In Alcona county; House bill to prevent tho destruction of fish in certain lakes in St. Joseph county; Senate bills to amend the law relative tt) the running and manage ment of railroad trains and fixing the duties and liabilities of corporations) j to re incorporate the city of Sault St. .Mane; bin to appropriate $iN,uo lor the completion and furnishing of at tics of tho Northwestern Michigan Asylum for the Insane and for build ing a detached cottage; House joint resolution, authorizing certain Ottawa county scrip to be used in locating swamp lands; Senate bill, relative to service upon corporations; House bill to amend law creating advisory board of pardons providing for a secretary, and a number of other bills of local importance. Adjourned. In the Senate on the 7th the (Gover nor's veto of the university appropria tion will was received In .silence, and referred to the committee on the liii versity, who made a voluminous report, which was at once adopted anil ordered printed. It will be used as an argu ment to attempt to pas tho bill over the veto. Tne Senate passed theCrosi Graveyard insurance bill as It came from the House, except that frater nal Societies under the control of a Supreme or Grand Lodge, are exempt from tho provisions of the act. I7 the terms of the bill the Insurance Commissioner 13 empowered to wind up the affairs of any life insurance company not doing a legitimate busi ness. After other routine business the Senate adjourned. hook. Tho House on the 1st passed bl!!3 to protect primary elections and polit ical conventions and to punish offenses committed thereat; to require compen sation for causing death by wrongful act, neglect or default; to provide for the publication of the names and ad dresses of all ex-soldiers residing in the State; to punish larceny on railroads; to authorize the township of Maple Kiver. Lmmett county, to compromise with their defaulting treasurer; appro priating $30,000 for calclmlning and decorating the interior of the capital building; to amend the law relative to ft .1 - :4 T .,!. . .1.. elections in un cuy i ic-uuu i wr- line tho .powers and duties or cuy iM!iri:i!. reins tables. etc., in cases of otTcnso against the liquor laws. Tho joint resolution for settling claims for damages to the Northwestern Manu facturing ConiD any, by the passage of the imtteriiio" bill failed to pa3. A bill passed the House giving to the court In any county through which a train passes, complete jurisdiction over crimes committed on a railroad train. A bill was introduced fixing the time for tinal adjournment on June 18. Ad journed. The House on tho 12d, passed a con current resolution for ilnal adjourn ment Juno IS. A bill to compel cor Iterations owning lands to sell the lauds after holding them for ten years also passed. This Is a requirement of the constitution, but It has never been operative beMuso there were no laws to carry It Into effect. A bill o es Ulllsh local option in the counties of thb State after the Georgia IIn t:.iL on its final passas, lacking 4 votes of a constitutional majority. The House passed two important bills, placing to the credit of tho primary school fund the interest at b per cent, on the entire proceeds of the sales of State swamp lands. In the House on the 3d a large num ber of bills were considered in com mitte of tho whole. The appropria tion for the Industrial School for (ilris, was adopted, as was the Marine Char ter bill. Horsford's I-and forfeiting bill wag passed, and the Cross Insur ance bill was made the order for the 7th inst, and the House adjourned till Monday night, the Gth in3t. The House did not convene on the Gth till 0:30 o'clock p. m., and trans acted no business, adjourned until the 7th. In tho .House on the 7th, oleomarga rine bill providing for tho posting of signs announcing tho use or sale of oleomargarine and butter, was passed. Also the bill to purify elections provid ing very radical changes in the eiec tlon laws. The House also passed Senate bills providing that text books containing instruction about the use and effect of alcohol shall be used in primary schools, and one making It a misdemeanor to destroy property un der seizure or attachment by order of any court. The House 'Committee- of the "Whole agreed to the General Elec tion bill, which will come up on third reading on the 8th or Oth. It provides that the names of all candidates for all olllces shall bo printed on one slip of paper, and that each voter shall pre pare his ballot alone in one of several private booths to bo provided at each polling-place. Adjourned. STATIC ITKMS, Hannah Kerton is the postmistress at Springfield. William Newman is the new post master at Iva. A $",000 court-house is being built in Alger county. -"Wool is worth from 27 to 30 cents per pound at Cold water. Highland Station Congregation alisms are building a church. A 05-yeirold lady at Last Sag inaw is sick with the measles. The Haptist association at Kala mazoo held it3 meeting June 8. The Thunder bay fog whistle blew over two hundred hours last month. The Congregationallsts of Manis tee art raising money to build a $50, 000 church. The Muskegon Canoe club, one of the most popular organizations in that city, will probably cruise to Petoskoy this Bummer. The state regatta of tho Jackson Canoe club at Michigan Center stands a fair chance of being held on the Fourth of July. Dynamite was used In the effort to raise tho bodies of the people drowned In Little Traverse bay on the -2d ult., but only lish were thrown "p. . An old clay pipe which was found in the ruins of the Packer lire, at Morenci, is thought by some people to have been an important factor In the cause. The annual meeting of the lte- publican Correspondents' association, of Ma ton county, was held at Charlotte, June 11. A banquet was one of the features. The lumber output from the Sag inaw river has decreased steadily for the past three years, while the ship ments of shingles and lath have in creased heavily. It is said that a prominent mer chant of Saginaw City, who signed a pajer a few days ago favoring the con solidation of the two cities has been threatened with a boycott for so doing. The business men of Lvart have formed an association for the advance ment of the interests of tho village, and have also joined the State Hus lness Men's association. They now have a membership of thirty-four. The first school taught In Stock bridge, Ingham county, was by Miss Stephens, a sister of Hon. William M. Stephens and Mrs. (). S. Gregory. She is still living. Her wages were 7, cents per week, contracted to be paid In stocking yarn. The State Pioneer Society annual meeting was held in Lansing. The Secretary reported a membership of f(. President Goodrich delivered the annual address. Gov. Luce read a paper on the Ordinance of 1787 and Judge Campbell one on Small Pearls of History." The saw and shingle mill of Ha gen Ac Pine, of Hagensville, Presque Isle county, was burned to the ground recently. The watchman left at mid night, Saturday, when everything was apparently all right. A considerable quantity of lumber and shingles piled adjacent was also destroyed. Iss, about $,000; no insurance. A party of burglars, believed to be fropi Toledo, visited the Village of Morenci one night not long ago. The safe in I). S. Williams, lumber ofllec was blown open and rilled. The amount of money secured was small, but notes and securities ot considera ble value wero taken. The men next stole a horse and carriage belonging to Richard Kooj and drove toward Tulad. TALLi AGE'S SEIIHO.N. Christ Hushing tho Tempest on tho Sea of Galilee. Iter. T. DaWitt Talmajje delivwd the following in the Tabernacle at Brooklyn, taking tor hU text, Mark ir, 26-3'.); de scribing ChrUt stilling the tempest: Tiberias, Galilee, Gennesaret three names for the same lake. No other gem ever had so beautiful a setting. It lay in a scene of great luxuriance; the surrounding hills, high, terraced, sloped, groved, so many hanging gar dens of beauty, the waters rumbling down between rocks of gray and red limestone, flashing from the hills and bounding into the sea. On the shore were castles, armed towers, I toman l)aths, everything attractive and beau tiful; all styles of vegetation In shorter space than almost any other space in all the world, from the palm tree of the forest to the tree of rigorous cli mate. It seems as if wo shall have a quiet night. Xot a leaf winked in the air; not a ripple disturbed the face of (Jen nesaret; but there seems to be a little excitement up the beach, and we hasten to see what it is and wo find it an embarkation. From the western shore a flotilla pushing out; not a squadron, or deadly armament, nor clipper with valuable merchandise, nor piratic vessels ready to destroy everything they could seize; but a flotilla, bearing messengers of life, and light and peace. Christ Is in the front of the boat. His disciples are in a smaller boat. Jesus, weary with much speaking to large multi tudes, Is put Into somnolence by the rocking of the waves. If there was any motion at all the ship was easily righted; if the wind passed from star board to larboard, or from larboard to starboard, the boat would rock, and by the gentleness of the motion putting the Master asleep. Calm night, starry night, beautiful night. Hun up all the sails, ply all the oars, andlet the large boat and the small boat glide over gentle Gennesa ret. Hut the sailors say there Is going to be a change of weather. And even the passengers can hear the moaning of the storm, as it comes on with great stride, and all the terrors of hurricane and darkness. The large boat trem bles like a deer at bay among the clangor of the hounds; great patches of foam are flung into the air; the sails of the vessel loosen and the sharp winds crack like pistols; the smaller boats, like petrels, poise on the clllf of the waves and then plunge. Overboard go cargo, tackling and masts, and the drenched disciples rush into tho back part of the boat and lav hold of Christ, and say unto him: Maxtor, careat thoa not that we perish? mat great personage lifts his head from the pillow of the fisherman's coat, walks to the front of the vessel and looks out into the storm. All around him are tho smaller boats, driven In the tempest, and through it comes the cry of drowning men. Hy the flash of the lightning I sea the calm brow of Christ as the spray drop ped from his beard. He has one word for tho sky and another for the waves. Looking upward he cries: Peace!" looking downward he says: -He still." The waves fall flat on their faces, the foam melts, the extinguished stars relight their torches. Tho tempest falls dead, and Christ stands with his feet on the neck of the storm. And while the sailors are balling out the boats, and while they are trying to un tangle tho cordage, the disciples stand iiKunazement.nowJlooklng intothc calm Rea, then into the calm sky, then into the calm Savior's countenance, and they cry out: What manner of man Is this, that even tho winds and the sea obev him?" Trie subject, in. the first place, im presses me with the fact that it is very important to have Christ with the ship; for all those boats would have gone to the bottom of Gennesaret if Christ had not been present. Oh, what a lesson for you and for me to learn! We must always have Christ in the ship. Whatever voyage we un dertake, into whatever enterprise we start, let us always have Christ in the ship. There are men here who ask God to help them at the staft of great enter prises. He has been with them in the past; no trouble can overthrow them; the storms might come down from the top of Mount Hcrmon, and lash Gen nesaret Into foam and Into agony, but it could not hurt them. Put here is another man who starts out in worldly enterprise, and he depend- upon the uncertainties of this life. He has no God to help him. After a while the storm comes and tosses oft the masts of th. ship; he puts out his lifeboat and the longboat; the sheriff and the auctioneer try to help him off; they can't help him off; he must go down; no Christ In the ship. Here are young men just starting out In life. Your life will be made up of sunshine and shadow. There may be in it arctic blasts or tropical tornadoes; I know not what is before you, but I know if you have Christ with you all hall shall be well. You may seem to get along w ithout tho religion of Christ while everything goes smoothly, bnt after a while, when sorrow hovers over the soul, when the waves of trial dash clear over tho hur ricane deeir, and the decks are crowded i with piratical disasters oh, what would you do then without ChrUt in the ship? Young man, take God for your portion, God for your guide, God for your help; then all Is well; all is well for time, all shall be well forever. Messed is that man who puts In the Lord his trust. He shall never be con founded. Hut my subject also impresses me with the fact that when people start to follow Christ they must not expect smootn sailing. These disciples got into the small boat, and 1 have no doubt they said: What a beautiful d3y this Is! What a smooth sea! What a bright sky this is! How delightful is sailing in this boat! and as for the waves under the keel of the boat, why they only make the motion of our little boat the more delightful." Hut when the winds swept down arid the sea was tossed Into wrath, then they found that following Christ was not smooth sailing. So you have found it; so I have found it. Did you ever notice the end of the life of the apostles of Jesus Christ? You would say If ever men ought to have hid a smooth life, a smooth departure, then those men, the disciples of Jesus Christ, ought to have had such a departure and such a life, I can come into this audience to. day and find a score of illustrations of the truth of this subject. That young man in the store trying to serve God, while his employer scoffs at Christianity; the young men In the same store antagonistic to 'the Chris tian religion, teasing him, tormenting him about hi religion, trying to get him mad. They succeed in getting him mad saying: You're a pretty Christian." Does this young man find it smooth sailing when he tries to follow Christ? Here is a Christian girl. Her father despises the Christian religion; her mother despises tho Christian religion; her brothers and sisters scoff at the Christian religion; she can hardly find a quiet place in which to say her prayers. Did she find it smooth sail ing when she tried to follow Jesus Christ? Oh, no! All who would live the life of the Christian religion must suffer persecutions; if-you do not find It In one way, you will get it in another way. The question was asked: Who are those nearest the throne?" To this the answer came back: These are they who came up out of great tribulation" great flailing, as the original has it; great flailing, great pounding 'and had their robes washed and made white In the blood of the lamb." My subject also Impresses me with the fact that some neonlc iret verv much frightened. In the tones of these disciples as they rushed into the back part of the boat, I find they are frightened almost to death. They say: Master, careat thou not that we perUh? They had no reason to be frightened, for Christ was In the boat. I suppose If we had been there wo would have been just as much frightened. Per haps more. In all ages very good people very much frightened. It is often so in our day, and men say: "Why, look at the 'bad lectures; look at the Spiritualistic societies; look at the various errors going over the Church of God; we are going to founder; the Church is going to perish; she is going down." Oh, how many good people are af frighted by iniquity in our day, and think the Church of Jesus Christ Is going to be overthrown, and are just a3 much affrighted as were the dis eipks of my text. Don't worry, don't fret, as though iniquity were going to triumph over righteousness. Hut there are a great many good people who get affrighted in other re spects; they are affrighted in our day about revivals. They say: "Oh! this h a strong religious gale; we are afraid the Church of God is going to be upset, and there are going to be a great many people brought into the Church that are going to be oi no use to it.". Do not be afraid of a great revival. Oh, that these gales from heaven might sweep through all our churches! Oh, for such days us Itlchard Haxter saw in Lnglanu and Hubert McCheyne saw in Dundee! Oh, for such days as .Jonathan J.dwards taw In Northamn ton! Oh, for the gales from heaven, and ( hnst on board the ship! The danger or tho I hurch of God is not in revl vals. gain, my subject impresses me with the fact that Jesus was God and man In the same being. Here he is in the back part of the boat. Oh, how tired he looks: what sad dreams ho must have! Jok at his countenance; he must be thinking of the cross to come. I)ok at him; he is a man bone of our bone, flesh of our flesh. Tired, he falls asleep; ho is a man. Hut then I find Christ at tho prow of the boat; I hear him say: Peac, be till! And I see the storm kneeling at his feet, an e the tempests folding their wlngi in his presence; he Is a God. If I have sorrow and trouble, and want sympathy, I go and kneel down at tho back part of the boat, and say: "O, Christ! weary one of Gennesaret, sympathize with all my sorrows: man Nazareth, man of the cross." A man, a mm. Hut if I xzzzt to conquer my spiritual foes. If I wjist to get the victory over sin, death and h; 11. I come to the front of the boat, and I kneel down, and I say: 0, Lord Je:ua Christ, Thou who doest hush the tem pest, hush all my grief, hush all my temptation, hush all my sin." A man, a man; a God, a God. I learn once more from this subject that Christ can hush a tempeet. It did seem as if everything must go to ruin. The disciples had given up tho Idea of managing the ship; the crew were entirely demoralized; yet Christ rises and he puts his foot on the storm, and it crouches at his feet, . Oh, yes! Christ -can hush the tempest. You have had trouble. Perhaps it was the little child taken away from you the sweetest child of the house hold, the one who asked the most curi ous questions, and stood around you with the greatest fondness, and tho spade cut down through your bleeding heart Perhaps it was an only son, and your heart has ever since been like a desolated castle, the owls of the night hooting among the falling arche3 and the crumbling stairways. Perhaps it was an aged mother. You always went to her with your troubles. She was in your home to welcome your children into life, and when they died she was there to pity you; that old hand will do no more kindness; that white lock of hair you put away In the casket, or in the locket, didn't look as It usually did when sho brushed it away from her wrinkled brow in the house circle or In tho country church. Or your . property gone. You said: I have so much bank stock, I have so many Government securities, I havo so many houses, I have so many farma all gone, all gone." Why, sir, all the storms that ever trampled their thunders, all the ship wrecks have not been worse than this to you. Yet you have not been com pletely overthrown. Why? Christ hushed the tempest. Your little one was taken away. Christ says: I have that little one in my keep ing. I can care for it as well as you can, better than you can, O, bereaved mother." Hushing the tempest. When your property went away God said: There are treasures in heaven, in banks that never break." Jesus hushing the tempest. There is one storm into which we will all have to run. The moment when we let go of this life, and try to take hold of the next, we will want all the grace possible. Yonder 1 see a Christian soul rocking on the surges of death; all the powers of darkness seem let out against t'jat soul tho swirling wave, the thunder of the sky, the shriek of the wind, all beem to unite together; but that soul Is not troubled; there is no sighing; there are no tears; plenty of tears in the room at the departure, but he weeps no tears, calm, satisfied, peaceful; atj is well. Hy the flash of the storm you can seo the harbor just ahead, and you aro making for that harbor. All shall bo well. Jesus is hushing the tempest. Into the harbor of heaven now w3 gliJo; We're home at lat, home at lant. tjoftly ws uirtPH I bright, sUVry tide; Y)Vte boTne at last. Glory to God! all oar dangers are o'er, Wo stand oecare on the gforlflod shore; Glory to God! we wilt shout evermore, We're home nt last Want a Halt Called. Let's quit talking about America being the asylum for the oppressed of all nations of the earth. It was a very pretty figure of speech in the youthful days of the republic, but the oppressed nations are now giving us more than a belly-full. Ten thousand emigrants, speaking almost as many languages, landed at Castle Garden last Saturday. Such cargoes as that will soon put an archists into every city, town, village and hamlet In the country and leave a few to spare to the rural districts. Let's send word to Kurope that tho asylum business Is played out In- lUaiutpolis Saturday Jferahl. Owl Vjtm. A young man residing In Lincoln, Placer county, Cal., Is credited with eyes possessing the peculiarities of these of an owl. He can see but little In daylight, scarcely at all in the sun light, but at night his vision Is perfect; he can penetrate the darkness with his peculiarly shaped andnocturnally con constructed eyes and distinguish ob jects at long distances when the ordi nary indlTldual can not see his hand before him. His wonderful sight has been tested by many, and as a guido at night he has no equal. A 4'arele Traveler. The carelessness of traveling Kng llshmen was illustrated at Salt Jakot I "tab. A marquis inquired of tho Walker House clerk tho other night: Say, mo friend, do you know what has become of mo brown valise? I cawn't afford to lose thawty' know. It has awl me money an jewelry in it," When asked where he saw it last ho said: "I saw It fired up on tawp the bus. y know." Tho valise soon reached tho hotel, having come on a different bus from tho one the Englishman rodo in. Henry M. Stanley, the explorer when traveling in hot tikes snuff regions. New York hotels employ about one thousand chambermaids.