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Chrixt Hushing the Tempest on the Gea of Galilee. Itar. T. DoWitt Tnlmapf deliTcreJ th following in th Tatiernacl at Brooklyn, ttkias for his text, Mark It, de cribiii Christ tilling tha tempest: Tiberias, Galilee, (iennesaret three siamt'3 for tho same lake. No other ;;em ever had bo 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, Hashing from the hills and bounding into the sea. On the shore were castles, armed towers, ltoman baths, everything attractive and beau tiful; all styles of vegetation In shorter apace than almost eny other space in all tho world, from the palm tree of the forest to the tree of rlgoroug cli mate. It seems as if we shall have a quiet night Not 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 tho boat. Ills disciples are In a smaller ' boat. Jesus, weary with much speaking to large multi tudes, Is put Into somnolence by tho 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 tho Master asleep. Calm night, starry night, beautiful night Hun up all the sails, ply all the oars, andlet tho largo boat and the small boat glide over gentle Gennesa ret Hut tho sailors say there is going to be a change of weather. And even the passengers can hear tho moaning of the storm, as it conies 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 tho hounds; great patches of foam aro Hung into the air; the sails of tho YCSSel loosen and tho sharp .etna's crack like pistols; to smaller lbti, l&e petrels, poise nh theclltl of fho -waves and plunge. .vOPMtXJaxcf i75 clrZro. tfckiinir and 'masts, and the drenched disciples rush Into the back part of the boat and lay hold of Christ, and say unto him: Maxtor, careat thoa not that we perish: That great personage lifts his head from tho pillow of the fisherman's cost, walks to the front of tho vessel and looks out Into tho storm. All around him aro tho smaller boats, drivea in tho tempest, and through it comes tho cry of drowning men. lly tho Hash of the lightning I see the calm brow of Christ as the spray drop ped from his beard. He has one word for the sky and another for tho waves. Xooklng upward he cries: reacel" Looking downward ho says: "He still." Tho waves fall flat on their faces, the foam melts, tho extinguished stars relight their torches. Tho tempest falls deatl, and Christ stands with his feet on the neck of the storm. And while the sailors are bailing out the boats, and whllo they are trying to un tangle tho cordage, tho disciples stand in amazemcnt,nowjlooklng Intothe calm sea, then Into the calm sky, then Into tho calm Savior's countenance, and they cry out: "What manner of man is this, that even the winds and the -sea obey him?" 'The subject, in tho first place, im pressor me with the fact that It is very important to have Christ with the ship; for all those boats would Jiave gone to tho bottom of Gennesaret if Christ had not been present. Oh, what lesson for you and for me to 3eara! Wo must always have Christ 1n the ship. Whatever voyage wo un dertake, into whatever enterprise we start, let us always havo Christ in the tthip. There are men hero who ask (rod to help them at tho start of great enter prise?. Ho has been with them In tho jiast; no trouble can overthrow them; tho storms might come down from the top of Mount Hermon, and lash Gen nesaret into foam and into agony, but it could not hurt them. Hut hero is another man who starts out in worldly enterprise, and he de pends npon the uncertainties of this life. He has no God to help him. After a while the storm comes and tosses off tho masts of tru ship; he puts out his llfebrat and the longboat; the sheriff and the auctioneer try to help him off; thy can't help him off; he must go down; no Christ In the ship. Here are yonng 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 shall shall be well. You may seem to get along without tho religion of Christ while everything goes smoothly, but after a while, when sorrow hovers over the soul, when the iraves of trial Jsh clear over the hur- rlcnsdcc.tr.dth'J deUs aro crotT-ri with piratical disasters oh, vrh would you do then without Christ Li 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 bo con founded. Hut my subject also impresses me with the fact that when people start to follow Christ they must not expect smooth sailing. These disciples got Into the small boat, and I have no doubt they said: 'What a beautiful day this is! What a smooth seal What a bright sky this Is! How delightful is sailing in this boat! and as for the waves under the keel of tho boat, why they only make tho motion of our little boat tho more delightful." Hut when the winds swept down and 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 eve'r notice the end of tho life of tho apostles of Jesus Christ? You would say If ever men ought to have had 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 tho truth of this subject. That young man in tho store trying to serve God, while his employer scoffs at Christianity; the young men In the samo store antagonistic to the Chfts tian religion, teasing him, tormenting him 'about his 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 the Christian religion; her brothers and sisters scon at tho Christian religion; sho can hardly find a quiet place in which to say her prayers. Did sho And it smooth sail ing when sho tried to follow Jesus Christ? Oh, no! All who would live tho 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 tho throne?" To this the answer came back: Tlieso are they who came up out of great tribulation" great flailing, as the oritfipal has it; great flailing, ?Elt pot?TnTng--rand had their robes washed anil made white in the blooij of tho lamb." My subject also Impresses mo with ho Tacf fiiat some people get very much frightened. In the tones of theso disciples as they rushed Into the back part of the boat, I find they' arc frightened almost to death. They say: Master, cnre.st thou not that vre perish? They had no reason to be frightened, for Christ was in the boat I suppose if we had been there we would have been just as much frightened. Per haps mor. In all ages very good people get very much frightened. It is often so in our day, and men say: Why, look-at the bad lectures; look at tho Spiritualistic societies; look at the Various errors going over the Church of God; we are going to founder; tho Church I3 going to perish; she is going down.!' Oh, how many good people are af frighted by Iniquity in our day, and think tho Church of Jesus Christ 13 going to bo overthrown, and are Just as much affrighted as were tho dis ciples of my text. Don't worry, don't fret, as though iniquity wero going to triumph over righteousness. Hut there are a great many good people who get affrighted in other re spects; they aro affrighted in our day about revivals. They say: Oh! this is a strong religious gale; we are afraid the Church of God is going to be upset, and there aro going to be a great many people brought into tho Church that are going to be of no use to it". Do not be afraid of a great revival. Oh, that tluse gales from heaven might sweep through all our churches! Oh, for such days as Menard Haxtcr saw In Knglanu and Hobert McCheyno saw in Dundee! Oh, for such days as Jonathan Edwards saw in Northamp ton! Oh, for tho gales from heaven, and Christ on board the ship! The danger of the 'Church of God is not in revi vals. Again, my subject Impresses mo with the fact that Jesus wa3 God and man in tho same being. Here ho is in the back part of tho boat Oh, how tired ho looks: what sad dreams he must have! Look at his countenance; he must ho thinking of the cross to cj.ne. I,ook at him; ho is a man bono of our bone, flesh of our flesh. Tired, he falls asleep; lie is n man. Hut then I find Christ at the prow of the boat; 1 hear him say: Peace, he tilt! And I see the storm kneeling at his feet, and tho tempests folding their wings in his presence; he Is a God. If I have sorrow and trouble, and want sympathy, I go and kneel down at the back part of the boat, nnd say: '(), Christ! weary one of Gennesaret, sympathize with all my sorrows: man Nazareth, man of the cross." A rr.-n, a ir.13. fcut if I to conquer my spiritual fees, if I vrnt to get the victory over tin, death and hell, I come to the front of the boat, and I kneel down, and I say: "O, Lord Jesus Christ, Thou who doest hush the tem pest, hush all my grfef, 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 tempest. It did seem as If everything must go to ruin. Tho disciples had given up the 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 tho sweetest child of the house hold, the one who asked the most curi ous questions, and stood around you with the greatest fondness, and the 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 tho falling arches 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; tha,t white lock of hair you put away in the casket or in the locket, didn't look as it usually did when she brushed it away from her wrinkled brow in the house circlo or In the country church. Or your property gone. You said: "I have so much bank Btock, I have so many Government securities, I havo so many houses, I have so many farms all gone, all gone." Why, sir, all tho storms that ever trampled their thunders, all tho ship wrecks havo 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. Tho moment when we let go of this life, and try to take hold of tho next, we will want all the grace possible. Yonder I see a Chrbtian soul rockjng on Jhe surges 6"f death; all ihc powTrs of darkness seem let cnjX against that soul tho sTrllnvave, the thiinder of tho sky, tho shriek of tho wind, all seem to unito 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 nb tears, calm, satisfied, peaceful; all is well. Hy the flash of the storm you can see the harbor just ahead, and you aro making for that harbor. All shall bo well. Jesus is hushing the tempest Iuto the harbor of hcayen now we glide; We're homo at lat, homo at last Softly we drift on its bright, suVry tldo; We'ro home at last. Glory to God! nil our dangers are o'er, We stand necareon the glorifiod ahore; Glory to God! we will shoot evermore, We're pome at last. Want a Halt Called. Let's quit talking about America being tho asylum for tho oppressed of all nations of the earth. It was a very pretty figure of speech In tho youthful days of tho republic, but the oppressed nations are now giving us moro 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 Europe that the asylum business Is played out; In ilianapolii Natunlay Herald. Owl V.jtn. A young man residing in Lincoln, Placer county, Cat, is credited with eyes possessing the peculiarities of those of an owl. Ho can seo but little In daylight, scarcely at all in tho 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 w hen the ordi nary individual can not seo his hand before him. His wonderful sight has been tested by many, and as a guido at night he has no equal. A Carrie Traveler. Tho carelessness of traveling Eng lishmen was illustrated at Salt Jike, Utah. A marquis Inquired of tho Walker House clerk tho other night: 'ay, me friend, do you know what has become of mo brown valise? I cawn't afford to lose thawt y' know. It has awl mo money an' jewelry in it," When asked where ho saw it last he said: MI saw it fired up on tawp tho bus, y'know." ThoTallso soon reached tho hotel, having como on a different bus from tho one the Englishman rode in. . - t . Henry M. Stanley, the explorer takes snuff when traveling In hot regions. New York hotels employ about one thousand chambermaids. ri3 Aliry la Kostort. I raid something, some time slnco, about Pie alley, a strango way leading from Washington street to Williams court, where newsboys and bootblacks largely congregate, writes a Boston correspondent of tho Providence Jour nal. Hut it appears that some char acteristics of that old thoroughfare es caped me, and as a veracious historian I feci bound to completo tho record. Ono peculiarity of social life in Pie alley is the exchange of books, which takes place here with something of tho regularity attending the transfer of securities at tho stock-exchange. About 1 o'clock it is in order for any urchin who has completed the perusal of one of thoso blood-curdling romances, which make up tho literature of street gamins, to offer it in barter for any tale that ho has not read. Tho mer chantable value of this soiled and ragged paper-covered fiction is less regarded than the merits of the tale. A story which reeks with gore, abounds In hairbreadth escapes, and is generally to tho liking of these ex acting readers, commands a ready ex change, and Is easily disposed of for another of Its kind; there is constant rcferenco to the testimony of those who have read the book, nnd opinions are delivered with an engaging frank ness which is In its way tho ideal of literary criticism. The wholo Is like a delicious satire upon the literary tastes of tho town, ana is a most amusing thing to witness. Another peculiarity of Pie alley Is the custom that obtains In tho res taurants of receiving deposits in ex change for meals. Tho prices for food are not largo when measured by the standards of opulence, but not Infre quently it happens that a gamin has neither money, postago-stamps, nor horse-car tickets wherewith to iaj his scott In such a case the obliging proprietors are willing to receive knives, marbles, or any of tho innu merable trifles Vhich so naturally ac cumulate in tho pockets of boys that they almost seem to grow there. These things aro sometimes redeemed when Increase of pecuniary resources allows tho customer who 'has put them In pawn to pay his original liability: qxilte as often they become in the end the property of tho restaurant Tho whole business Is conducted with as much good faith as attends the trans fer of real estate; and tho practice Is a great convenience to tho street Arabs. As for the caterers of Pie alley, it is to bo inferred that they know how to make their account out of the trade. Distribution of the Megalith. Nothing In the ancient . history of man is of more considerable interest than are those monuments, at onco rudely grand nnd mysteriously simple, which navo beeu designated mega lithic. They may be simply raised stones, isoloted menhirs, cromlechs ar ranged in a cirele, or artificial caves formed by placing flat flags horizon tally ou standing supports. Dolmens or covered passages were usually bu ried under masses of earth or stones so as to form a veritable tumuli; but they always present tho common char acter of belug constructed in rough block, virgin of all human labor. Megaliths are important on account of their number ami their dispersion. They aro to bo found, with a likeness running through them nil, in places most remoto from one another, on different continents. At Carnac and at Hermann are immense rows of stones, of which the menhirs of the Hhasias of India appear like exact copies. Similar domens are standing In Palestine, Ireland, nnd Hindustan. Megaliths can bo found in Peru, and among tho aboriginal monuments of North America, in Spain and Den mark, in the Orcades and tho islands of the Mediterranean, on tho shores of the Dead sea and of the llaltie, at the foot of Mount Sinai, and in Iceland, at tho edge of tho eternal glaciers. Tho dolmens raised upon the top of a tumulus in Algeria may bo compared with thoso standing in tho department of tho Aveyron or with thoso in Kin tvre, Scotland, and ltnsk'.lde in Sean tfinavia; the cromlech of Maytura, in Iceland, with that nt Halskov, in Den mark; the cirele at lVshawur. In Af ghanistan, with the cirele of Stennls, in one of the Orcades; the 'tombs of tho Nellgherries with tho chomlcls that are found in Africa; tho crom lechs of Algeria, with thoso of Aschen rade, on the Dwina, tho triliths of Stouehenge with thoo of Tripoli, or thoso mentioned by Palgravo as in Arabia. Even a superficial study will disclose tho relations that exist be tween the covered passages of Prov ence anil tho megaliths of llrittany, and between these and analogous con structions in Spain and Algeria. A common thought, ami an identical fu neral lite, aro revealed. Popular Sci cure Monthly. City nnd Country Girl. It Is ono of tho principles of modern sentiment that fine complexions are a country product. Piuk-and-whlte faces are invariably connected with fields and farm houses, and a fair and bloom ing skin is counted the country girl's heritage, in contradistinction of that of her town sister. The" country girl has not only got a better complexion than the town girl she has a decided ly worsu complexion. Take n com pany of town girls and a company of country girls where will you firm tho smooth, clear, fresh-looking faces? (Jenerally among tho former. And the thick, colorleM, lifeless skinsf (Jenerally among the latter. This is a fact that any 0110 can verify by obcr vatiou. Milwaukee Wisconsin. MISSING LINKS. Zola's ordinary income is over C$0. 000 a year. v Governor Heaver gives his pension of 1 13 a month to charity. Congressman Cox will build a $ 20, 000 house in Washington, this sum mer. Tho oldest son of Anthony Trol lopo has Just published his first novel, 'My Own Love Story." James Speed, who was Lincoln's Attorney-Oeneral, is 80 years of age, -tV but he still practices law in Louisville, r Ky: William OTlrien has a very peculiar delivery when speaking In public. Ho emits each word between his teeth as though biting it Mr. Denny, Minister to China, in a letter to his brother, fays that he finds it diflicult to support the dignity of his position on his small salary. A young Chinaman employed by a cigar firm on Park row, New York, has won the second prizo for orna mental drawing at tho Cooper Insti tute. The lato G. L. (loodalo of Angola, Indiana, was a cousin by marriage to President Garfield, and it was for him that the latter onco worked as a canal hand. Professor Oscar Llnz, tho African traveler, attributes his good health in that climate to abstention from raw fruit, anil to his use of water only after it was boiled. William Lee, senior member of tho Boston publishing house of Lee & Shenard, recently celebrated tho fif tieth anniversary of his entrance to tho book trade. v An Irreverent Washington reporter says that Kapiolanl, the Hawaiian sov ereign, knows what tho English word champagne" means, and "uses it to the Queen's taste." There is one thing, says tho Spring field Union, confidentially, about Queen Victoria that ought to bo men tioned in full-faco caps, this jubilee year sho never banged her hair. Professor Palmer, of Harvard, has obtained answers from most of the members of the Senior class as to their expenses, from which it appear that one-third of them spend under $700 a year, one-half under f 1,000 and three-fourths under $1,200. Tho maiden name of Daniel Web ster's second wife was Catherine Lei roy, and in Hoston recently a divorce 44 case was tried in which the parties bore these names, but were in no way related to tho original families. Tho first Daniel did not figure in dlvorew courts. An Intelligent Chinaman says there is no equivalent for tho word 'boom" in his language. This Is a soothing' and restful fact to dwell upon. Hut it may bo presumed also tiiat no Chinese community with which travelers havo made the reading public acquainted would know what to do with sueh a wo nl if it existed. The new residence now being erect- ed at Hhineellir, N. V., by Levi P. Morton will ho a magnificent- build ing, 111 feet long and 81 deep. The house will be built of brown sand stone and wood. It. will command a view of the Hudson Hiver for mi!c as it runs through a country of moun tainous grandeur. The lute C. Wyllys Hetts, t.f New York, bequeathed" 'to Yale College a cabinet of rare and undent coins, some old caution recovered from lost ships of tho Spanish Armada,' live an tique carved wooden chests made 'in Connecticut in the seventeenth cen tury, and an old oak sn eh'tir brought from Lancaster Castle. Senator Palmer's Washington houso cost him $S",000, and ho hays the ser vants have tho be.t rooms in"it Their rooms r-; u tho fourth .story, looking 1 )ii MePher.son Square. Tho houso .ontains twenty-live rooms in all, ami .he elevator is as commodious as that of a good-sized hotel. There are nine bath-rooms in the mansion. Clarke, a union veteran residing in . New York, was a Kigual-hoy on Admi ral Earragut's flagship at Mobile. A shell from tho rebel guns rolled up behind the Admiral, ami tho boy see ing the danger promptly rolled it overboard, when it exploded in the water. He Is now so poor that tho Farragut medal voted him by Congress for his bravery, has been - pledged for a small loan. Captain Legaro J. Walker, Deputy Collector of tho port of Charleston, South Carolina, who was wounded at Appomattox, has just had the ball re moved. It was so firmly Imbedded d that it required -considerable force to remove it It was found to bo split from in apex almost down, to Its base, and in the split is a portion of Cap tain Walker's hip-bone as firmly fixed as the filling of a tooth. Delaware shad fishermen haven't much faith in tho government effort a to propagate these fish. Old Captain Gosar probably voiced the average .sentiment whenho said: "Let the guv ment keen its tarnal Fish hawks' an fMeh. to hum. All the guv'ment has to do ter make shad thicker 'n Jersey skeeter is ter make laws as Ml let (tod 'n' tho shad 'tend the prop'gat'n wuk theirsels. They knows their busi ness:" Fred Douglas and Theodore Tilton are almost inseparable companions In Paris, and are often necn dining and trolling in the boulevards. Mr. Dou" I im expects to return to tho United States next f..!l, r.rr.l v. ill pro! -J ly tako an active, j j:i '. , r: ; atjaj campaign.