Newspaper Page Text
. SUNDAY'S SERMON.
ONE OP REV. DR. TALMA GETS STERLING DIS-OCRSES. Satoject: "Shall Air erica be Rcserv eil for Americans f Text: "And. hath made of out blool ait nations.'' Acts xvii., 126. That is. it for soma re ison eenaral phle botomy were ordered, and standing in a row ware an American, an inejUsaman. a Scorch man and an Ir snman, a i renchman, a Ge man, a iSorweisan, an icalander, a Spaniard, an itaiiun. a V.uisian and ra;ressntti vs of ali other oatiomiiCit es bsred thair ri?Iit arm and a lancet vera struck into it the Ulool let out would have tbe same raaracterist cs. for it would he red, complex, fibnne. giobuline, ch ormj au I containing sultihiiric ac.d. potassium. pliosp iato of mag nesia ami so on, and Harvey and Sir Ast e. Cooper and Kicaardson and Zinim rma:i and BroH-a-eqnard and ad tne scientific doctor:-, allopathic, homeopathic, hyiiropatliii: and Bctactic, wtHild atva with Paul as, standing ou Mars Hill, his pulpit a rids;e of limestone roi-k lifty tees hi ga and amon; tha proudest and most exc as.va and tin iemocTatrc. peop'e of the earth, be crashed into all their prejudices 1y declaring in the words of my test that God had made "of one Mood all nations." The countenance Tf tbe live races of the human tamtly may bo different as a result of climate or educa tion or habits, and tae Malay will have the projecting upper jaw, and the Caucasian the oval face and small mouta.and the Ethiopian be retreating forehead and large lip, and the KQngolion the flat face of olivj hue, and the American Jndian tha copper-colored co.n plaxion, but the blood is the same and indi cates that they all had one origin and that Adam and Eve were their ancestor and an cestress. I tli id t God built this American continent eead organized this United States Repnblit t tiemoastrate the stupendous idea of the ext, A man in Persia will always remain Persian, a man in Switzerland will alwayi remain a Swiss, a man in Austria wil always remain an Austrian, but al: foreign natio.-ialties coming to Amer ea were intended to be Americans This land is the chenrcal laboratory when foreisn bloods are to b-ji9TJK'y wxec op and race prejndioss and rlttJj.pijiet are to perish, an I this sermon is an ax bv which I hope to kill them. It is not hard for me to preach such a sermon, because, al thouch my ancestors cams to this country al-out two hundred aud fifty years ajro, soma of thorn came from Wale? and soun from Scotland and some from HolUnd and some from other lands, and 1 am a mixture of so ma ly nationalities that I feel at home with people from undei every sky and hava a right to cal them utood relations. There are mad caps Md patriotic lunatics in thU country who are ever and anon cry ins out: "Amer ica for Americans." Doarn with thy Ger mans! Down with the Irish! Down with the Jews.' Down with the Chinese! are in sonv directions the popular cries, all of which vociferations 1 wonld drown out by the full orzao of mv text, while I pall out the stops and put my foot on the psdal that will opsn the loudest pipes, and run mj nneers over all the roar banks or lYory keys, p ay.ng the chant: "God hath mads of on blood ad nations." There are aoi five men in this au lie ici. nor five men in any audience to-day in America except it be on an Indian reserva tion, who were not descende 1 from foreigners if you go farenoujh bvrfc. Tne oalr native Americans are the Modocs, the Shawnee the Chippewas, the Cberokees, the Cbicka saws, tiie Seminole and such like. Xf tht principle America only for Americans be carr:ed out, then you and I hare no rijht t-c te here and we had better charter ail tlx rtcamers and clippers and men-of-war and yachts and sloops and cet out of this country a-i qu ck as possible. The Pilgrim Father) were all immigrants, the Huguenots all irti migrants. The cradle of most every one o! oar fami ies was rocked on the bank of th Clyde or the Rhine or the Shannon or tha Sein9 or tha Tiber. Hal the watchword "America for Americans' Deen an ear.y am successful cry where now stand our cities would have stood Jndian wigwams, and canoes instead of steamers would have tracked the HuJsor and the Connecticut; and instead of the Mississippi bong the main arary of t.ie continent, it would have been o.ilv a trough for deer aud antelope and wild pigeons tj drink out of. 7nat makes tha cry o" "America for Americans" the mora ahsnrd and the more inhuman is that some in this country who themselves arrived here in the.i boyhood or arrived here only one or two generations back are joining in the cry. Escaped from foreign despotisms themselves they say: "Shut the door of escape for others." Getting them selves on our shores in a life boat from tas shipwreck savin?: Haul the boat on the Dwea ana let the rest of th pass-jnerj go V the bottom! Men who have yes on them tScotch or German or English or Irish brogue prying; out, America., for Americans'. What if the native inhabitant of Haavaa, I meat tne anzeis. t.h chrabtm. the isripiim bnrn they see us coming: ud at the last should , "Gooacic! Heaven lor ine tieaveman-!' Of course we do well not to allow foreign nations to make this country a eon vict colony. We would have a wall built a? high A heaven and as deep as hell against foreign thieves, pickpockets and anarchisms. We would not let them vrip? their feet on tbe nv.t of the outside door of Castle Garden. If England or Russia or Germany or France snd here their desperadoes to get clear of them. we would have these de peradoes sent back in chain! to the places where they cams from Vve wilt hoc have America become the dumping p aca for foreign vagabond ism. But you huill up a wall at the yarrows before New York harbor, or at the Golden Gate before San Fransis :o, and forbid the coming of the industrious ami hard working and honest populations ol other lands who want to breathe th? air of our frea institutions anl Z3S op portunity for better livelihood, and it is only a question of tim-j when God w.ll tumble that wall flat oa our own beads with the red hot thunder bolts of His omnipotent iudigmtion. Yon area father an lyo have five ch-ldrm. Tne p.ir.or is tue bst rjoiii m yoar aom . your son rmnp says to tbe other four chil dren: "Xow. John, you live in the small room in the end of the hall an l stay (here; Georje, you live in the garret and stay th'ra; Mary, you live in tha cellar anl stay there: Fannie, yon live in the kitchen and stay there. I. Philip, will taka the par lor. It suits me exactiy. I like the picture? on the wal. I like the lambrequin-- ar the windows. I like the Axnaiuster ou the floor. So, I, I hi lip. propose to occupv this parlor and 1 conrain 1 you to stav out. The parlor only for Phil ppians." You. the father, hear of this arrangement anl what will you do Ycu will get red in the fac and say: 'John, come out of that small room at the end of the had; George. com . down out of the garret; Mary, come up from the cellar; Fannie, come out of the kitchen. ami go into tne par .or or anywnere yon choose: and, Philip, for y'.ur greediness and unbrotherly behavior, I nut you for twe hours in the dark closet under tht 'airs." God is tbe Father of tbe huma i race. Fe ha? at 2n five sons, a Jforfi Americoj. a Sjccu American, a European, an Asiatic and an African. The .Nortt American sniffs the breezs and he savs to hi four brothers and s sters, -Ijet the Soutt American stay in South America, let tl Europan stay in Europe, let tha Asiatic stay in Asia, let the African stay in Africa; but America is for ma. 1 th nk it is th? par.or of th9 whoie e.irth. I like its carpels o: grass and its npholstjry ot the fron window, namely the American sunrie na tne up-ioistery ot the bint wia.io. na-nely the AmTican suns't. Kow 1 want yo j all to stay ou and ke;p to your places." I t.ta sure the rather of the whole human race would bear of it and chastisement would come, and, whether by earthuuake or flood i or drought or heaven darkening swarms of locust su 1 grasshooDsr or destrovins angel of pestilence, Goi would tebuka our seitun ness as a nation and say to the four win If ot heaven: "This world is my hou and th? North American is no more mv child than i the Souih - American and the European and the Asiatic an 1 the African. And 1 bui.t this world fo. all tht children, and the par.or is th -irs an 1 all is theirs." For, let nu say, whether ws will or not, th population of - other lan Is will came here. Ther.s ar harlor.s ail th? way fro n Baffin's Bay to Galveston, and if yon shut fifty gates thera will ba other gates an- CuardeJL And if you forbid for eicners from coming on the steamers they will taie sailing vessels. And if you forbid them coming ou sailing vea-e's they will come in boats. And if yoa will not let them come In tx ats tbev will come on rafts. And if you will not a' low wharfage to tbe raft thev will leave il oulatide Sandy Hook and swim for frej America- Stoptheml You m'gbt as well pas? a law forbidding a iwirm of summer bees f ra n lighting on the clover top. or pass a law forbidding the tide? of th? Atlantic to rise when the moon puts under it silver grap pling hooks, or a law that the noonday sun should not irradiate th? atmosphere. Thes have coma They are comi'ig now. Thej will o;n. And if 1 had a voica loui enough to lie hoarl across the seas 1 would put it to the utmost tension and cry: Itthem come' You stingv, selflsh.shriveled tip. blasted so:i!s who sit "before vour silver dinner plata piled up with breasS-ofjcoast tursev inoir.indiusl with cranberry, yoir fork full and vour mouth fui an 1 cratn;ning down t'ne superabundance till your digestive) orzans ara trrorke 1, let tin millions of your fe'lo-men have .t least tne wishing bone. Hut some of this cry, Am?rici for Ameri cans. iu.iv arise from an houait fear lest this land dt overcrowded. Such parsons had better ak the Northern Pacitin or Union Paciflj or Southern Pacific or Atlantic and Cnar lotts air line or Texas and Santa Fe, and go a long journev and find out that nc . mora than a tenth part of this continent fully cultivated. If a man with a hundre 1 acres of far;n land snould put all his cultiva tion on one acre he would be cultivating a larger ratio of his farm than our na tion is now occupying of the national farm Pour the whole human race. ICurom. Asia, Africa and all the islands of the set, intc Amer ca and there would be room to spare All the Kocky Mountain barrennesses and all the otbr American deserts are to be fer t'lized, and as Salt Lake City and mu:-h ol Utah onj yield! not a blade of grass, now by artiSoial irrigation have becom-) gardens, so a larze Dart of this con'mint that now ' is too poor to grow even s mullein stalk or a Canada thistle, will through artificial irrigation like ar Illinois prairie wave with wheat or like ( Wisconsin firm rustle with corn tassels. Beside that, after parhaps a century or two more, when this continent ts quite well occupied, the tid93 of im migration will turn tie other vay. Politics and governmental affairs be ing corrected on the other side of the waters, Ireland under different regulation turned intx a garden will invite back another generation of Irishmen, and the wide wastes ol Russia brought from under despotism will with her own green fields invit hack another generation of Russians. And there will be hundreds of thousands ol Americans every year settling ou the other continsnts. And after a number Of cen tur.es, all tha eaftn full and crowded, what then Well, at that time some night c panther meteor waiiderins through the heavens will put its paw oa our world and stop it, and putting its panther tooth ia to the neck of its mountain range -will shake it lifeless as th? rat terrier a rat. So I bav no more fear of America being overcrowded than that the porpoises in the Atlantic Oceat will become so nuoi?rous as to stop shipping It is throun mighty addition of foreigj population to our native population that 1 thinlt Gcd is going to fill this iand with a race of people per cant, sup?rior to any thing tha world has" ever seen. Inter marriage of families and intermarriage ol nations is depressing and crippling. Marriag outside of one's own nationality and witj another style of nationality is a mighty gain What makes the Scotch-Irish second to no pedigree for brain and stamina of character, so that blood goes right up to supremf court bench and to tha front rank in juris prudence and merchandise and art? Because nothing under heaven can be more unlikt than a Scotchman anl an Irishman and th descendants of these two conjoined nation ahties, unless rum flings them, go right tc the tip top in everything. All nationalities coming to this land tha opposites will all tbe whiie t affianced, and French and German will unite and that will stop all the quarrel between th;ui. and on9 child that will call Alsace an-1 tne ether Lorraine. And hot-blooded Spaniard will bnita witt jooJ-Mo.-d?d Po"andr and rom-n'.io Italiar w,th matter a' fact .Noru'eian. aud hundred And fifty years from now tha race occupying this land will ba in stature in purity of complexion, in liquidity ol eye, in grsc.ifulness of poise, in dome like brow, in taste, in intelligenca an 1 m mora.) o far ahead .1 anythiuznow known on eithei side the) saas that this last quarter ot ins nineteenth century will seaai to them like the Dark Agjs. Oh. then how they will legislate and bargain and pray and preach aod govern! This is tha land wh?re by the mingling of races tha race prejudice is to get its death blow. How Heaven feels about it wa may coalude from the fact that Christ, the Jew, aud descended from a Jewess, nevertneiess provided a religion for all races, and that Paul, tbou.ja a Jew, be came the chief aposce of th? Gentiles, and that recently God has allowed to burst in splendor Uoon the attention of tha world Hirsch, the Jew, who after giving ten millio.i dollars to Christian churches and hospitals, has called a committee of nations and fur nished them with forty million dollars for schools to elevate his racs in France and Ger many and Russia to higher intelligence and abolish, as he says, the prejudices against tneir race, these fifty million dollars nos given in a last will an 1 testament and at a time when a man must leave his money anyhow, but by donation at fifty -five years of age and in good health, utterly eciipdu; ail benevolence smca tha world was created. I muss confess there was a time wh-n I entertained race prejuiice, but thanks to Goi, tnat prejudice has gone, an J if I sai in church an 1 on one side of ma there was a black man and on the otner side of ma was an Indian an 1 before me was a C jinaman and behind me a Turk, I would be as happy a- I am now standing in the presence of this brilliant audience, and I am as happy now as 1 can be and live. The sooner we gjt this corps of raca prejudice ouriad, tha healthier will be our American atmosphsra. Eet eajh one fetch a spaie and let ns dig its grave clear on down deeper and deepar till wa get as far down as tne center or tne eartnani na.r wiy to China, but no further lest it paison tho-e ring on the other side tie eirth. Tb?n into this grave let down tha ajcurse 1 circas? ot race prejudice and throw on it all the mean things that have ever baen said an 1 written between Jew and Gentile, between Turk and Russian, between English an' French, between Mongolian and anti Alongolian. between b.a.-i and wjite, an 1 put up over that grave for tombstone som-1 scorched and jagged chunk ot scorie spit nut by some volcanic eruption and chis?! on t for epitaph: "Here liss the carcass of on vho cur;ed the world. Agei, nar sir nousand years. Departei th a iife for th? rdition from whenca it ca-ne. 2"o oeaC9 tc s ashes!" Now, in view ot tliis subject, 1 have two ,oint blank words to utter, one sugg esting rhat foreigners ought to do for us, and tha itner Witat we ought to do for fore g itrs. first, to foreigners. Lay a-ide all apologeti". lir and rea'.i.M yoa have as much right as any nai who was not only himself born ure but his la' her and his grandfather md pLrat-grandtaiher before tiira. Are rou an t nli.-.hmaii! lhouh durm ;l 1 r 1 aits ItevolutionKrv war vour tatuers treats- nir litnera rousn.v- Knilanl 1,-m iuoti ry""at T-.i-t"Tvr?r-rt'tto niti mmnnf"TMw iians the Ciiurj i o: Knglaud ati 1 til? Methodist Church. Witness the magnificent liturgy of tha one a:ii the We3leyan h3lle.11 ;ahs of tha other. An I vr !io shall ever pay i'lnglanl for what Shikespeara and John Milton and Wordsworth and a thousand jtlier authors have dona for AniancaJ Are you a Scotchman! Than ;s for John ICnii's Presbyteriaaism: the bal iiica wheel of all other leno.u:nationi. And how f.ha!l Americans ever pay your na tive land for what Thomas Cnaluersand Macintosh and Robert Uurns and Chr.sto plier North and Robert McChevn? and Candlish and Guthrie have done for Americans! Are you a Frenchman? We rannot forget your Lafayeite, who in the most desparate time of our American revolu tion. New York surrendered and our armies living in retreat, espouse 1 our causa and at Brandywine and Monmouth and lorktown put all America under eternal obliga tion. And we cannot forget tha corning to tne rescue o" our fathers Ro.-hambeau and his French fleet with si.c thousand armed men. Are yoa a German? We have not forgotton tne eleven wounds through which your Baron De Kalb poured out bis life blood at the hsad of the Maryland and Delaware troops in tbe disastrous battle at Camden, and after we have namad our streets an i our cities and counties after bint we have not paid s tithe of what we owe Germany for his valor and self sacr.fi ee. And what about Margin 1 .uther, the giant German who made way foi religious liberty for all lands and ages s Are you Polanler? How can wa forget your brilliant Count Pu'asKi, whose bone: were laid in Savannah River after t mortal wound gotten whiio in tht stirrups of one of the fiercest cavalr cli&rges of the American revolution? hut with no time to particu'ariza I ay: "All had to tbe men and women of onher lands who coma here wit'u honest purpose!" Re nounce ail obligation to foreign despots. Take tbe oath of American allegiance. Gft oat your naturaii ition papers. Don't talk ag mist our institutions, for the la.'t that you came here and stay shows that you like ours b?tter thai any oth?r. If you don't like t.iem there are steiinerj going out of our ports almost every day, and the fare is cheap an.l,lest you should be deta neu for parting civdties, I bid you good-by now. But if you like it here, then icharge you, at tha ballot box, in legislative hall, in churches and every wnero be out and out Americans. L'o not try to establish hero the loosa foreign Sab out lis or transcendentalism spun into a re ligion of mush and moonshine, or foreign libertinism or that condensation of all thiev ery, scoundreiis'ii, lust, murder and perdi tion which in Russia is called Nihilism and in France called l o:umuuis:n and in America culled Anarchism. Unite with us in making by the grace of God tha fifteen million suuare miles of America on both s.des t ie Isthmus of Panama tbe paradise ot virtue and re Jigion. My other word f-uggests what American; ought to do for foreigners. By all possi ble means exp'ain to them our institutions Coming here, the vast majority of tie 11 knot about as much concerning l'.epublicin or Democratic form of government as you in tha United Statas know about politics ol Denmark or France or Italy or Swit zerland, namely nothing. Explain to them that liberty in this country means liberty to do right, but not liberty to do wron;. Never in their presence say anything against tmeir native mm, tor, no matter now'mucn they may have been oppressel there, in that native land there ore sacred places, cabins or mansions around whose doors they played, and psrbaps somewhere there is a grave into which they would like, when life toils are over, to be let down, for it it mother's grave, auj it would be like going aain into the loving armi that firt held them, and againsl the bosom that first pillowel tisa My! my! how low down a man m 1st- have de scended to have ni regard for tho place where his cradle was ru3.tel. Don't mock their brogue or their stumbling at tempts at the hardest of nil languages to learn. nimely the English language. I warrant that they sDeat Englisu as well as you could tali; Scandinavian. Treat them in Arner.ca as you would like to be treat I if for tbe saka of your honest pr.nciples or a better livali hooi tor yourself or your family you had moved under tha shado of Juugfratt, or the Rigi, or ths Giant's Cau-eway, or the Roiiamiari Forest, or tne Fra.ii con an Jura. If thy get himssick, assi iu of tbain are, suggist to ta?:n that Goi is as near to help ths.n lurj as He was near t iaiu oefora they c.-ossidthi A .1 1 it c, and that tin soul's final flight is less than a sejjn 1 wnetier from thabiaj.i o tha Caspian S?a or th) oanks ol Lake Erie. Evangeliiss tneir adults througn tha cburrh?s anl tn?ir chil dren through the schools an 1 let ho na missions anl tract soj.etes anl the Bible translated in all t ie langu igij ot t!i?se for eign people have full swing. Rejoice as Christian patriots that instead of being an e'e n? it o? we ikness th? foraiga people thoroughly evang9ii.el will he our mightiest dafenca agitntc all t'n worl 1. Tha Co lgrass of tha United Stat arace itlv ordered built n;w forts all up an I do vu our Am?ri can coasts, and a new n ivy ii about to b? projected. Duplet mi say tiat thrai hun dre 1 million do lars exp'iilel in coast de fens? wid not b s? mighty as a vat foreign poo.iiat'oi living in Anurica. With hun dr'ds of tlio.isi 1 Is o' Gar.naii in New Yor, Germ in v woull -as soon t'lin'c of bo nbshsllin; Ber'in r attajliin; uj. Wil hundreds ot t'uojiauls of Frauh na.i in New York, France would as soon think of firing on Paris. With hundrels of taousn Is of Englishmen in New York. ngand would as soon think of de-troymg London. Tha mightiest defence a rain-it Euro pean nations is a wall of Europea-u reaching all un anl down the American con tinent, a wall ot heads aai hearts cons?, crated to free government. A bulwark ol foreign humimty heave i up all along out shores, re-enforced by tha Atlantic Ocean, arme 1 as it is with temptests aai Carib'oeaq whirlwinds and giant billows ready to flinj monnta ns from their caraoault, we need as a nation fear no one ia tha unive.-sa but God, and if found in His service we need not teal Him. As sit hundred million p?ople will ye sit down at our uatio tal table, let Go 1 presides To Him ba d ?dicat?d tha metal ol nirra nes, the shjavas of our harvest fields, ha fruits of our orchards, tha fabr.es of our n mufaetories, tha leescopss of observa-o.-ies. the vo unie; of our libraries, tha songs f our churches, th? affections of our hairts, anl all our lakes bejoms bap isnil fonts an 1 all our m mutai is altars ot ' prai3 and all our valleys ainohitheaires of wor ship, and oar country, having be-om? fifty nitious consolidate 1 into on?, miy its every neartthroi b? a pu'sxt.oi of gratitui? to Him who male "of one blool all nations" and ransomed that b ood by tha payment of tbe last drop ot His own. THE I. S. S. LESSOX. INTERNATIONAL LESSON FOR MARCH 17. Lesson Text: "Christ's Love to the Young," Mark x., 13-32-Golden Text: Mark x, 14-Com-mcntar, on the Lesson. S3. "And He came to Capernaum." He bad shown them His power and glory on the mount of transfiguration, thus assuring the three wl.o were with Him that, though no v despised aud rejected, He wts nt t merely the lowly man Kc appeared to be, but aiso the t rue son of God as wed as Son of Man, Israel's Messiah; and if they would be content to bear the cros-s with him now, they would in due time share His glory. When theyMe scended from the mount, they found the man with the dumon Ossessed son whom theother disi iples had tried in vain to liea', and as Jesus cast out the demon He told the disci ples that their failure was due to unbelief, but at the same time added that "this kind gceth not out but by irayer and fasting." (Matt. xviL, HI.) He tlien passed through Galilee teaching the discip'es by the way and for the second tune plainly foretold His bufl'er erings, death and resurrection (verses au-oi), but they understood not, for they had other thoughts in their minds and kiokedfora different result. How niany Christians are evtn now in the dark concerning things that are coming, because they have other thoughts than God's in their minds, and are not sim ply and I Blievingly sub. ect to His word. B4. "By the way they bad disputed among themselves who shculd I e the greatest." They had not talked so He could hear, but He had perceived the thought of their hearts (Luke iXi, 47i; as we journey on in our church and f-'unday-si hool work and ordinary daily life lie is always perrt iv hg the thoughts of our hearts and it is not true tbnt instead of seeing tlierea whole hearted sympathy with Him in H.8 great aim to have the Gcspel preached to everv creature. He iften see; cur aim to t:e that we may have the finest church building, or lurgist congregation, most suc cessful Sunday school, or in s me way the praise of meii rather than His approval. 'by cannot our aim le that of Taui that Christ may be magnified in our bodies, whether by life or by death;" "making our s.'Ivt8 all 'things to all men that we may I y all means save some." (Phil, ii., 2 1; I Cor. ix., I"-'.) 'Jo this end let ns seek Him witn tho who'e heart, remem! ering that Hesearcheth j all hearts and unnerstandeth all the imagina tions of ti e thoughts. (I Cfcron. xxviii. v.) 0.1. "If any inuu desire to be first, the semi shall be 'ast of a 1 and servant of nil." So again in Chap, x., 4-'!3, where He repeats the same te-aching. adding that He Himself ss Son of Man CrMr.e not to be ministered unto but to m inster, and to give His life a rnnto 11 for many. '1 be word ot tho Lord to Baruch through'Jeremii'h was "Meekest tliou girat things for thyself? Seek tliem rot.'' (Jer. x v 0.) And the word of the 1 01 d to us to day does not vary frnm that, for if the I ord Jesus sought not His own glory n hiie he""e in His humiliation, surely no true fol oner of His should seek h nor or glory for its own sake in a norld that is at en:n ty with Ood. JO. "He took a child and set him in the midst of them." In our last lesson, which as much later than this in point of time, lie took infants in II s arms mid taught that Iho kingdom must Le received as a littls child, for otherwise it could not be entered; and that to come to Him we must toiein entire helplessness and dependence, simply believing His woid; I. ringing nothing of our own. but receiving all fruui liiui as an un- 'I- hoRO-ver shall receive one of such diiMren in Mv r aino. i ,--i-i It Me. ami . in,.r l,". piy worlreis for I hnst think it so creat or impor tant to work 1011 nir the children and gather them in as to leai h the older o: os; and not many think it as preat a wo k to reach the j o;r of this world who cannot do much to support ti e chur h and hava apparently both tig t ut sou s to lie saved, as to reach the mere wed to eio people, who can be of some service to the churt h and help in so many vi ays; nlc families (!) with whom we can associate, you know, and who are really in fluential (? people. It is not true that half a c!o7en such families are more in ti e eyes of ! seme Christians than fifty, or even five hun- j dred, pocr people? ov, v. bet can a little . child do to he p the church, or what cain can ! there be in receiving the children into the fold of Christ! bin eiy this veise answers tt e cUettion; to receive a little chi d, or one of the weakest or poorest of earth's 1 ttle ones is to receive Christ Himself, and to receive Cnrist is to receive the Father who sent Him. 3. "We fori ade him because he fe lioweth not us." AVhat a viretehed, Cod-dishonoring litm this " p, l"s & Co." certainly is, nnd tecause this one who cast out devils in Jesus' name was not of the company of tho apostles, he must theieforo stop his cood work if John knows anything about ir, and he thinks he does. Well, if John, nhom Jesus loved, one of the favored three, aud that one who lay ou Jesus' besom, was in sympathy wilh this tort of thin, we need not wonder if wo find the same spirit still existing in those who clam to le in the line of npestollc succession. 1 or our part we do not see anything desirable in being related to cr descended from men who acted thus, or denied their Master or forsook l.im in His hour of greatest tr.a1. 30. "Jesus said. Forbid bim not." Blessed Matter, Great Head of f-e church, we thank Thee that in reference to the little children Thou didst say: "rorbid them not;" and in refeionce to this wcrker outside the apostolic company 1 hou didst say: "Forbid bim nit." We w;uld lather ledeseendid from Thee than fiom any of tbe apostles; rather le commissiened by Ihee then ly all tho apostles combined; rather te rilled with Thy fep.r t than hinder in any way the humblest laborer in Ihy vineyard. 40. "H that is not against us is on our lart." This word looked at in tho light of ih it prjviom word: "Ho that is not with Us is against Mi, anl he that gathereth not with M-s scMttiret'i aliroil" (Ma t. it, ), certainly cannot be hsld to teach that if man is not op inly against Chrijc therefore he is for Hi n. Th'scasain ejuesvon wss that jf a man actually working and doing gool in the Na-n3 of Christ, ail Jesis siys of him, hs is not awai ts; m, evju if hs is not in our company, therefore, foi bi 1 him not. So Hi -v il 1 navj in bi 1 (il spil t) every onswhoinany way works in H s name, anl S3i that ne p-.t'i n bin Irun e i 1 thair way but rather help them. 41. "Wbosover shall give you a cup ot water to drink in My name, becau'e ye be long to Christ, verily I say unto you. he shall not lose his leward." Kternal lite is the tift o llol. an I mili'j b roce veil n a he pless child receives what is given to it: salvation is in every as "to him that worketh not, but believeth" d!om. iv., :;; then Icing saved, we are patently, meekly and lo.iigly tc work out in ourdaily life til salvation wh ch we have thus freely receive I, Lot re lying upon, nor seskin; the favor of mn. but se'o'.tin with thj whole heart the salva tion of sou's, valuing the soul of a little child, or the poore-it of earth's children, a? much a the soul of the wealthiest of earth's grr-at ones, and to this en 1 ready to work with any who love tin Lord Jesus, or at least put no hindrance I efore them, even though their methods lie di.Terent from ours. 4'i. "Whosoever shall offend one of th?se little ones " Three times in the rest of this chnptar Ho speaks of the fire of holl as the awiul alternative if any are found who persist in going against Him or His lit Ij ones, who represent Him. lis wants all 1 1 l saved, is not willing that any shoul I perish, has made reeonciliition for nil ill reter iii., !: I I'nn. ii., 4; I John ii.. ii.. but if any prefer the service of Katan to the love and service of Jesus Christ, they will have none to blame l ut themselves if they spend eternity in 1 Im everlasting Cues prepared for he devil and his angrfls. Lcssuii. Hrler. We have all heard of buildings in Europe which are epics in stone; but it remained for an eccentric rhiladel phian to conslract a remarkable struct turo whi.li ho calls a "poem ia brick.'' The style of ti e architecture is a mix ture of arabesque and very early Amer ican. And it i3 completely covered with stucco work representing eaglei, animals, flowers, fruit, and goddesses of libjrtv. Among the living eo, ereigns men tioned in the new Almanach de Gotha, those who have reigned longest are the Emperor of Brazil, who ascended the thr. n in 1831 at the age of C; Queen Yi.-toria, win succeeded in 1837, and Duke Ern sb of Saxo-Coburg-Gotha, crowued in 1844. The oldest, sover eign is Tope Iieo XIII., who is 78years o'.d : tha youngest is tho King of Spain, not vet :l A. WILY TRAIN ROBBER. GERONIMO, OF MEXICO AND ARI ZONA, IS THE MAN. A. Bandit who has made a Fortuno at kia Profession. "Of all the smooth nnel slippery out laws no v ltxso and enjoyiug perfect freeiloiu, tlie smoothest and slipperiest is Geronimo, the train robber of Arizona and Mexico," said A. A. Herring, the mining man, of Castle Dome, Ari., to a San Francisco .Examiner reporter. "I cL not refer to the wily Apuche chief, who, a short time ago, lt;d in so many tlejiredations on the frontier, but to the white nanie-.ake of his, who, if anything, possesses more cunning. "Not much seems to bo known of Geronimo in many Pacific Coast States and Territories outside of Arizona and the mountainotis region to the south. He flies from one side of tho Mexican line to the other in a few hours, and is ns hard to get sight of as a will-o'-the wisp. He .'goes into the most civilized towns of the frontier whenever ho wants to, and nobody seems to have tho nerve to tackle him. "Geronimo was connected with two or three of the heaviest robberies on the Atchison, Topeka and Santa Fe road a year or so ago. He lent a hand in the latest hold-up on tho Southern Pacific. No detectives are after him, or if they are they make no headway in capturing him. He seems to have the right to go anywhere unmolested. "His finances are considerably im proved by his robberies of Wells, Fargo & Co. Mine ownars, too, caught out with well-filled pockets, as well as numerous travellers, have paid tribute to him. Mexican and American cattle and horse owners have also suffered. Thesa depredations have been earned on for three and possibly for five' years. A very round sum must have gone into CJeronimo's exchequer in consequence. Teople most intimate with the circum stances of his plundering, figure his gains at from $100,000 to $200,000. Per haps not less than twenty men have bt rn killed also, yet he has been regard ed as a myth by many who have only heard about him in a cursory wuv. "I assure you he is about the liveliest blood, muscle anel bone myth, however, that there is agoing. There are no flies on him, aud evidently it is a gooil man who will get him a second Bob Garland or somebody of that sort. He knows the mountains as well as Billy thd Kid ever did, and batt-.-r than any other out law now living. He came to Tombstone first about three years ago and went tin der the name of White. "He stayed for a short time around the gambling houses. He never whs known to engage iu honest labor. He wns a fair gambler, though he never played for big stakes. He teemed to piny for pastime more than anything else. Jn a short time he disappeared ami wer-i, to Clifton. Them he began his open career of crime. His last hauls were on the. Atchison and Southern Pa cific roads, where, it is believed, he got not less than '20,000 each time. Then he went to Mexico and was captured by the regular troops while driving away some horses. Cut the Sonora jails were not strong enough to hold him, and he is now back iu Arizona. He often visits Tombstone, and a short time ago was seen playing billiards in the Comet sa il Mil there. "He lias no hoadqnarters, and Ihb de vices to elude pursuers are always suc-ce-sful. Nothing is known of his pres ence till the day after he has left a place, and there is no doubt that those who know where he is keep still about it, for fear of death at his hands. His companion is a renegade Mexican named Federico. It has been said that Geronimo is a Mexican, but this is a mistake. He is white, or very nearly so. "Geronimo is a dead shot, nnd officers or anybody else are not in a hurry to try their skill against hini. Seime stiff rewnnls have lieen ofiVreil by the rail lOiiil ii'ul express companies for bim.anel pt-iv,vlo paxtiow lin.ve nlso oftorejcl IxinURea llllKi iiiivernora of Arizona, anel So-j- oiahaie offered something like 3,000 each. There is money in his scalp if it can be got, but to get it is the trouble," Algiers' Human Panorama. Before us, in the Moorish city of Algiers, moves a constantly changing procession of representatives from all nations and trihes. First comes a stately Moor, with his white Bunions wrappeel about him, wearing a fez, boardered with a large white, embroid ered turban. Then comes the Arab, cloaked and hooded in voluminous anel ragged wrappings, of a doubtful shade of white. The Jews pass by, chatting sociably, dressed in dark, rich materials, and the Kabyles, too, from the near mountains. Now ajijiear two Moorish tomen, who are seldom seen on the street except on Friday, their holy day. The appearance which these women pre sent is at a first g'auce ludicrous, but after a while it becomes interesting and even fascinating to watch them. Al though it is my second winter in Al giers, I find myself turning often to gaze after these silent spectres, veiled and mysteriously hidden in voluminous folds and draperies of white. Very litt'e of their face is visible uniler the liaik anel over the faee-cloth, which is drawn t'ghtly below their lieautiful dark eyes. Their full whito trousers, worn river the house costume, are any thing but graceful, as they walk slowly and with difiiculty. But wo shall look at these women more closely and study into their lives at some ollu-r time. . Among these people of the flowing white robes, mingle thu Frjneh Zouave officers, in blight blue jackets and scar let trousers, and the brilliantly dressed, but neat little French soldier, elbows with tho negro from the Soudan or Abyssinia. The French citizen walks past accompanied by his wife and clul (Loi! in full Parisian toilet. Now a couple of moorish soldiers meet," and as they stop to kiss each other's hand, we see the. inevitable white turban, but dis tinguish them from others by their long red cloaks, worn over the rich cloth cos tume underneath. And many a couple pass by, clothed in long straight ulsters and traveling hats, whom we cannot fail to recognize as our English coasius. Numerous Spanish and Swiss are here, and a few Kus-ians, Italians, Swedes, Pole's and Dutch, with a good sprinkling of Amer icans here aud there. Then, of course, the sailors whose steamers have touched at the port for a day or two, come from all parts of the globe. Here wu m ;et many an invalid, stop ping ou his morning walk to rest upon o:ie of the benches, while ho luxuriates in the delicious warmth of this balmy air and sunshine. j'ew York Observer. A Coal Hine Hero. At the Coroner's intpiest on Thomas Hobin, who was killed a few days ago at Hammond Colliery, at Pottsville, Penn., a rare bit of braveiy was disclosed. Patrick Dougherty, Hobin's loader, was at work at the gangway when Hobin went up into the breast or chamlier to lire a shot. The hole where the charge was placed was at th. top of an eightecu foot plank elevated at an angle of seventy -five degrees. Hobin had placed in the stick of dunlin, tamped the hole ind lighted the fuse, when in coming down he started a great mass of coal ami was caught and crushed by an immense bouldt-r against the wall of the breast. Dougherty heard his scream, and looking up into tho dark chandler saw the sputtering fuse. Not knowing what had befallen his comrade, but knowing if the shot went off Hobin would snrely 00 killed, at the great peril of his own life ho climbed the steep plank and oulleil out the fuse within an inch of the (i.nvder. II s fouud Hobin later with the life crushed out of him. Mine Inspector Stein says that in all uis experience he nvcr saw a braver act ior more, presence of mind, anil publicly it the inquest eoinmemled young Dougherty, and then turning to the ;rovd offered to he.id a subscription to ouy him a gold wat th and chain. The it z ris of Girardvill s have undertaken ';.) p:v.i k. th-' ia "uovial, AV I'ork LITTTE OREAx PEOPLE. Four Children. Who Will Rule Over Big Countries. It is a curious fact that four of what the world calls the great people of the earth should be in reality very little peo ple. One great nation is ruled by a baby who will not be out of the nursery for several years to come. He is known ns Alfonso XIII., King of Spain. The heir to the throne of the vast German Em pire is little Crown-Prince William, who is nearly seven years old. The heir to the throne of the united kingdoms of Hungary and Bohemia is tho Arch duchess Elizabeth, who i3 only five, anel whose father, the Crown-Prinoe Bu'"1 dolph of Austria, met tragic death by his own hand only a few weeks figo' Had this little girl been a boy she would have been heir to the Empire of Austria as well as to the two kingdoms, anel it may even yet hs that the Austrian gov ernment will s.;t aside iu her favor the law which forbids a womai to ascend the imperial throne. , Last comes the Princess Royal of the Netherlands. Wilhelniina Helena Pau lina Marie who was born on the last day of August, 1880. Thus she is eight and a half years old. Her father is King William HI., who is seventy-two years old, and her mother Queen Emma, who is many years younger than her hus band. The old King has for the past few years been in very bad health so bad, indeed, that it is expected that the day will come very rood when little Wil helmina must be told that she has lo&t a father ami gained a kingdom. Holland is the smallest kingdom but one in Europe, but it is also one of the richest. Its principal cities, Amster dam and Rotterdam, are great marts of trade ; in its colonies in the East Indies are harvested many of. the products of the earth, wbuA "'j-J"-! hiVhlv prized ; its liistorfcJie!) t!f feiStura of the world, and the works of its artists are found in every pnblic museum and most of the great private galleries of Europe nnd America. The people our little Princess will be called to rule are a thrifty, contented, home-loving people. If the lot of a Queen can ever be a really happy one, it would seem that Wilhelniina 's prospects are blighter thau those of any of the other "little great people " of the time. The small size of her kingdom may prove its safe guard that and the character of its people. Her portrait shows a sweet yet thoughtful face ; her childlike attitude suggests little of royal dignity ; but the day seems to be very near when the fair soft hair will be pressed by a crown ; and if desstiuy is not kinder to her than to many in" her high station, before many years have passed the childish brow rnay be furrowed and clouded bv the cares of government. Harped Young People. How to Cure a Sprained Ankle. During the past season, when the side walks were oaoasionally covered with ice, one was apt to slip and tho result too frequently was a spraineel ankle. Just what to do with an injury of this kind has frequently bothered the lest physicians and surgeons. That numer ous individual, John Smith, comes for ward and says that snch tin injury is only trivial and that the victim can be on liis feet again in 21 hours, with tho ankle free from pain, strain or swelling. This pel-son was baptized John Smith, but is called "Happy Jack." He is a trainer of athletes and has piloted many jiedestrians to victory in tho walking matches at Madison Square Garden dur ing the hist few years. Pedestrians vie with each other for "Happy Jack's" ser vices, and the tne who secures him for a trainer is generally favorite in the let ting, and, singularly enough, nearly al ways finishes first iu the nice. "When a person gets a sprained ankle," said "Happy Jack," "he goes to a phys ician, has the leg p unted with iexliue nnd stavs in the ho!; for a week or ten days. How"I cured John Ii. Sullivan of a sprained ankle will servo to illustrate mv system. 1 lon-iv aim 111 Iiih Fnlroii in XV.nt.,. li.l 4t,tl, n. l.:i.ll-,- w..ll- liuiU. ixt? ub3u.i1 imc njiui x cuulcl do lot -hittV and I went ta'woi-&x'te "What's that V said I, taking his foot and removing a lot of bandages. " 'My doctor has painted my foot and 1-1 . -1 i.1 r ueitviu nikii lc-eiiue, erniei Liie mail ot mus cle. " 'All right, I will fix yon,' said I. I went over to a grocery store and got a pound of common soda. Then I got a pot of boiling water, put it in a tub and put the soda into it. Then I got some woolen rags, dipped them in the solu tion and wrapped them around the in jured member. I wrapped dry clothes around on the outside, so that the s ea :i cenild . do itj work thoroughly. I changed the bandages every fifteen min utes, and had his nurse elo the same when I went home that night. When I calleel the next day my patient was all right. It would have taken two weeks for that iodine to have done its work." "A peculiarity about this treatment," said "Happy Jack," "is that 110 swelling remains and that the flesh is not even discolored. Sew York 1'ribuae. How a Pawnbroker Came Out. "I would like to see some diamond rings," said a foppisli young man with a dainty manner of speech, entering a three-ball emporium on Halsted street, near Taylor. "You would, eh?" said Mark, the pro prietor, to himself, as he traveletl along tho counter toward the threatening-to-be customer; "but I bet me clot felleh ish no good," and aloud, in the most genial manner, "Anyding you vant, sir, you shall haf." The young man quickly chose a ring with a 3-carat single stone of prime light, and requested that it be kept apart for him, as he had no money at that moment. Marx cleared away tho rings, when the young man, suddenly leaning over the counter, indicated a spot upon the shelf where the chosen ring should be left until his return. In the movement his elbow went through the glass top of tho show-case. "upon my word," cried he, "that was a most awkward trick, and I do not know wlmt to say. You may add the damage to the price of tho ring. " "Der glass cost-only tree dollar," said Marx, Vjth f W l--grace. . "Vhy don't you pity it nowf ' "Why, sir, lam out of funds," was the distressful protest. "You will egscuse! me if I correct you," blandly replied the broker, and, bending over the case, he seized tho protruding-end of a $20 bill and plucked it from the young man's vest pocket. The purchaser was covered with con fusion, and averred that he knew not that he had the money. He was ready, however to have the cost of tho glass de ducted. When Marx deposited that evening the bank clerk returned to him a 20 bill on which he had deftly imprinted in large violet letters the condemning word, "Counterfeit." Chicago Tribune. The Cowboy Artist. One of the men. much talked about just now is Frederick Remington, the first American artist to catch the true spirit of tho blithsomo bronrfto and to depict the breezy life of the plains and ranchmen as it picturesquely is. Mr. Remington's father was the late Pierre Remington, of Ogdensburgh, an eminent St. Lawrence county politician, whose death occurred about eight years ago, jtist as tho present artist was leaving Yale College. Taking twenty-live thou sand dollars left him from the estate, he went out into the Wild West to nurture the gentle sheep. In the course; of thive or four years' various experiments of this sort left him j-eiiuiless, a condition which ho encouraged by getting mar ried. He got back East on the scrapings of his fortuno and went to tho lion. Thomas C. Plati, who found an empty desk for him in the office of the United States Express Company. The ex ranchman went in ami looked at the job anel went out at once with the ox pressed conviction that he would die before he woulel tie up to it. Then, with a desperate impulse, he took a few random sketches of Western life to Ha per't. They were at once accepted and his crisis was past. Arrjonaut, WOOD CLOTH. Reducing Wood to a Fiber Which Can Be Spun Out. Mitscherlich has applied the bisul phite process for reducing wood to tho production of a fiber from wood which can bo spun. Thin boarils or laths free from knots, but of any desired width, are cut into strips in the direction parallel with tho grain, and are then boiled in a boiler containing a solution of sulphurous acid or bisulphite. This boiling effects disintegration without requiring that the strips of boards shall be reduced to very small pieces. After boiling the woexl, it is dried in the open air or in specially constructed drying rooms. By thus drying the product, the fiber, which is originally very weak, ano tends to break at the slightest strain, becomes comparatively strong, and does not resume its very breakable condi tion on the addition of water. The operations are carried out ns follows : The damp masses on tho frame nit transferred to a traveling endless cloth, which leads them to a pair of rollers, which may bs plain or provided with corrugations in the direction of theii length, the ribs of ono roller being made to gear into the recesses of the othci one, whereby they effect a simultaneous strong bending anel squeezing of the masses. The cutting of the material in passing through the corrugated rollers is avoided by causing the endless cloth to pass over the lower roller nnd liy pla iug a canvas covering around the upper roller. The pressed masses fall from these rollers to a second endless cloth, which conveys them to a second pair ol rollers, from which they are conveyed to a third pair, and so on, they biting pref erably pressed in this way six times. By continued troatmcnt-of tho wood the fibers become sit length so pliable and issolated from each other that they can bo employed directly for coarse; fi!a ments. For obtaining a perfect isola tion of the fibers, however, without ma terial deterioration, these operations alone are not suitable, and their special purpose is to loosen the fibers in a trans verse direction, so that in the following operation a thin, long fiber may ba ob tained. For this purpose tho boiled and pressed masses are completely fried. After ilryingthey are combed in the di rection parellel with tho libers by means of devices prepared with pins or teeth, in a manner similar to the operation for combing flax, cotton, etc., but with tho difference that the pins or teeth of the apparatus must be made very strong. The separation of the extractable mat ter from the fiber produced by boiling the gums and soluble organic matter can be effected at any time. It is, however, preferably effected after tho filler has been spun into threads, etc. Scientific American. Communistic Indian Territory. There is no indivitlual ownership of land in the Indian Territory. The Cherokees, Chichasaws, Creeks, Choc taws and Seminoles, who constitute what are known as the civilised nations, owns each its land as a whole. Any native may occupy as much of the land as he chooses to inclose, and may rear such improvements in buildings as he likes anel remain on the sjiot as long as he pleases. If he wishes to remove to some other point ho can take his prop erty with him or he can sell it; that is the improvements. He cannot sell the land. By the exclusion of white men only a small portion of the lauil is utilized. Tone of thousands of acres of the line-st farming and grazing lands are laying idle. Along the streams are illimitable quantities of valuable timber among which the black walnut is conspicuous for its number and dimensions. Pecan trees arc plen tif nl. wild emxucs are found in abun dance, and the forests are alivo with deer aud wild turkeys, and th.; prairies specked with flocks of quail and prairie chiokens. Prairies so vast that their boundaries disappear beyond the horizon lio idle, wliilo tliey have the material to feed and f.,t t-Il c-.t1t l .111,?I tO MU ,1.1 V ll( tllff- of the- rtons icrT could have appropriately served for the site of the Garden of Eden. The "bot toms" are numerous ami enchanting. These are full of mo;king birds, which, aided by other feathered minstrels, fur nish a concert of wonderful beauty. The rich, white blossoms of the wild plum give a bright contrast to the mossy trunks of the gigantic trees and har monize charmingly with the dark red blossoms of the dwarf redbud. Colossal grape vines in endless profu sie)n climb the huge sycamores and cot tonwooels, producing a fruit of excellent quality. Blackberry thickets spread in every direction, while strawber ry viiu;s crawl over the prairies, sprinkling the green with myriad elrops of red. Chica y: llcrul l. Love at the Wash-tub. A remarkable case of sudden and al most unprcnuHlitated matrimony occur red on a plantation near Winton, Queensland, a few weeks ago. A plant er had bren to Rnckhampton, and had there engageil a strapping, good-lookino girl to assist his wife in her household duties. After she had been in her new home several days she took her wnshtub out of eloors one morning to do the fam ily washing. While hard at work, with soapsuils up to her elbow.-, along came a squatter who keeps a small herd of cat tle in the neighborhood. He didn't in tend to lose tliis chance to make the nc epiaintance of a woman. So he sailed up to the washtub and began to talk, and il wasn't long before she was giving him more than half her attention. After a while the young man owned up that it was a case of love at first sight as far as he was concerned, anel he popped the question without any ado. The girl said she was willing if her mis tress would endorse him as a worthy young man. That lady thought il wonld hi a gooel match, and said so, and a quarter of nn hour later the brand-new lovers, in their work-day clothes, were footing it three miles away to the house of a magistrate;, where the kuot was le gally tienl in short order. The bride tin ished her washing in the afternoon, and that evening she transferred herself te the home of the squatter, which she now adorns, apparently us happy a woman a.v there; is in Qtiec-iislaiu'K Toronto Em pire. Poisoned by Burning Fur. A singular case of wholesale poisoning that came near proving fatal is reported from the Morning Side School, in Sioux City, Iowa, taught by Miss Hattie Con niff. Shortly after school was called on a recent forenoon a peculiar odor was noticed, anel searching for the source, the teacher opened the door to the closet where the scholars kept their wraps. A fur cap, belonging to ono ol the boys, hail fallen into a bucket con taining hot ashes, nnd was sending of! clouds of smoke. The teacher seized the bucket anel started for the door, but when half way across tho room was overcome by the smoke, unel dropped into the nearest seat almost unconscious. A l)oy then took the bucket, but at onco succumbed and fell to the floor. Twenty of the pupils who sat where tho smoke reached them were deathly sick, and were unable to riso alone. By super human efforts tho teacher managed te get the door open, nnd the fresh air re vived her so she helped the children oul doors, where they lay ou tho ground in agony. At tho end of three hours all had recovered suiliciently to bo taken home, but were wry weak. It is sup posed that poison was contained in the coloring mutter of the cap, and that ij was set free by the burning. Washing ton. Star. A Tame Quail. Herbert Smith, of Bridgeport, has a quail that flew in through his window about a year ago, and which ho haf tamed so successfully that it eats from his hand anil se;ems entirely domestica ted. It is left at liberty in the house, whe re it is very apt to sit in the lap 0) some member of the family, and when taken out of doors never tries to escape. Cases of such complete domestication of a full-grown quail nre believed to bt very rare. Speak Kindly. Why not? Why should not husbands And wives, bound together as they are in the most intimate of all earthly rela tions, and necessarily in constant inter course with each other, consecrate and hallow the sacred relation, and blessi themselves, by always nsing kind words; when they speak to each other ? Where, is the place for hard words, angry words and words of reproach and bitterness ? Such words always leave a sharp sting behind them. They are not the words of affection, and become neither hus band nor wife. They contribute noth ing to the happiness of either, and stf& the prolific source of a largo amounl! of misery. The husband who abuses his wife by his words, and the wife who snaps and snarls at her husband, are alike untrue to their maTital pledge,' and really in a very bad wary. Such husbands and wives ought at once to repent of their sins against each ehcr, and acquire better affections and htttev manners. Speak kindly. Why should not par ents always speak in this way to thefir children, and why should not children: always so speak to their parents? If" parents thus speak children will natur ally learn do the same thing. The example of the parents will reproduce itself in the practice and habits of the children ; and the latter will grow up into manhood or womanhood with a gentleness and softness of manners, and a carefulness in the use of words, that is characterist ic of refined and cultivated beings. Authority, when exercised through kind wortls, is scarcely felt simply ns authority. The element of severity is withdrawn from it ; and obe dience to it is secured by love. Parents who allow themselves to get into fits of passion with their cliiltlrec, and then thunder and storm at them in the lan guage of vehemence and anger, are mak ing a grave mistake in the matter of family government. Such parents need first of all to govern themselves and put their own passions under a health ful restraint. Speak kindly. Why not? Why should not brothers and sisters living in the same house, eating at the same table, and fed and clothed by the same bounty, always speak to each other in this way? By so doing they will min ister to each other's happiness, avoid petty quarrels, make home pleasant, cultivate good affections, gratify their affections and please God. As they be- II come men and women they will be scattered hither and thither ; and when thus scattered, it will be pleasant for them to look back to their childhood days, and remember that their inter course with one another was kindly and affectionate. The friendship then formed will follow them through life. Yes, speak kindly. Why not? Why should not men who are associated to gether in business study and practice the law of kind word3 toward each other? Why should not the master speak kindly to his servants? Why should not one speak kindly to a 1 stranger who may ask him a question ? ! Whv should not those who differ in ; opinion adelress each other in tho use of respectful and kindly words? Why should not those who oppose moral evil temper their language with the law of kindness in the form of utterance? Why should not the minister of the gospel, the doctor and the nurse in the sick-room, the buyer and seller, ' the banker and the merchant, the governor and the governed, the judge on his bench, the warden of a prison, and, in deed, every man and every woman, on all occasions, in all circumstances, and under all provocations, both study and practice the law of kind words in the to tal intercourse of life from the cradle to the grave? The Independent. Weather poets ought to know meterolory. low is the Time To pr-rlfV yowr Hood an:l foilifr your ay stem against the debilitating- effect at t-prmg wathe'. At no other season is iho utter t.-.s to in ihr mcuth more prominent, tbn brt-aih m flVnio tho froiianiiai 11 up tiiw sy-aibui, purity the b ood, cure ! ii;ousnes - and head be, overcome that t:red feel ny and create a pood aip tit. Try it ih.B pprinjr. 'I h to taken three, bottles of K000V- Sarsararilla and consider it ihebeft bloo ! nedicino I have ever taken." Mm A. P. Li ightok, Portland, Io. Fold by all drufrgdsta. SI; six for fa. Prepared only 1 by C. I. HOOD St CO.. Apothecaries. Lowell. Mass. j IOO D-ses One Dollar LONGFELLOW'S MAIDEN, who is Standing;, with reluctant feet, Where the brook and river meet, "Womanhood and childhood fleet ! " Is a type of thousands of young girls who are emerging from the chrysalis stage of their existence, as they enter upon tiieir " teens." Nervous, excitable, Irri table, stirred by strange, unknowable forces wittiin them, each a mystery unto herself, our girls need the tenderest care, the most loving, patient oversight, and the aid of Dr. Pierce's Favorite Priscription, to safely carry them through this critical period, during which, in too many lives, alas, are sown the seeds of dis tressing forms of diseases peculiar to the female sex. But this boon to woman kind will prevent all such diseases, or cur them if they have already seized a victim. Woman owes it to herself, to her family, and to her social station, to be well and strong. Let her then not neglect the sure means of cure. Favorite Prescription " is a legitimate medicine, carefully compounded by an experienced aud skillful physician, and adapted to woman's delicate organization. It is purely vegetable in its composition and perfectly harmless in its effects in any condition of the system. Sold by druggists ; $1.00, or six bottles for $3.00. Copyrighted, 18S8, by Wohld's Dispensary Medical Association, Proprietors. DR. PIERCE'S PELLETS: pSMSSS Uneejualcd as a Livtr Pill. Smallest, cheapest, easiest to take. Ono tiny, Sugar-coated Pellet a dose. Cures Sick Headache, Bilious Headache, Constipation, Indigestion, Bilious Attacks, and all derangements of tho Stomach and Bowels. So cents, by druggists. QATAR RH CoM in Head. CPCAuokWA aiBSS? nATrltTLK Sw1ft'nHpnc:fic enred me of niiliirnnnt Hlood l'olon afterIhstlN n treated in vain with old n-eallil remedies of Mercnrv and Potash. N. S. S not, only enred the Hlood i'olnon hut relieved the Rhenina tisniwiiirh was eaused by he iviisonon mineral. OKO. UOVELL, Avenue. N. V. Nine years a-o Scrofula at'aiked two of mv chil dren and they weiv badly sIH eted with thedlscaaa, which resisted the treatment of my 'ami y phy ieia i. I was persuadwl to use Swift' SiK-oitic by Feeimraii sotxnintofe res in mv county piiivr. The iiuir' e-m-n was apparent from th first few osen. and in a hort time my children were cured, and are still sound and well. JOHN WILLIAMS, I.ux:nirton. Va. PwiFT's Spkcific is entirely a rentable remr dy, and is the onlv medicine which permanently cure Scrofula, Mood Humors, e'anter and euitairiom Flood Poison. Hend for Hooka on Llood and hkin l)iaeases, mat ed free. jUK 8 Wlfl BPKCIi'IC CO., Drawer 3 Atlaji'a, Ga. W$SM UUiU 111 11UUU. To the first person ndln nsl for'M Bnrfcetanr s, , --1 tVVV? if Vl e7rfJsl i nre k, iu pik- el iiiuhi Denniiiui . riowrrt ; ' j . , u v-senfr- T y a,TF:K.l vMBnMHBm 1 I .1 nii'li.l. of lhi-ho -emt I nrlnhlr Krri . k .Jo. ' . I-." v n ' '. rT- . ,"".' 7:- W7i 4 I ri ,i pnom D-Im I lieaim, Pe, Kneli'li, l'ar-.nli. fomiilo. i,b- fjt- J . i . t TV' t JbV .zi&J&V'i 1 ' ... . . each. II o Iirr, ni k you a pie-enl ot the V tWffl.'?J; " fy-frl MXAJ -.-o- i.i tLl iie;n.. od nsrrau ou. i. Itritmi nsynu K"t tlm worm or onr moi ey in if : -' -'ii' ; -Ttii' 1r UT1 We.iothiatoin.teviTy one reattm liin to fXrf3 W ' 'V V si J tVl S-jeJiMJeaieiiww.i-'llJflffi- .'ISULll srwsl Imy ilirir !eril-ol hp. 'Iho on wnd.n.- the hri t. - - -f- y,Jl. 4tf tSfrfl t t-.ty&'-Jr nearnil ineuu to the nnnilier ot lerama or kenie.s t. ft 1 ' V y 1 WSf tOb-M avE;, eateAW in a lutll pound ol ( allff iet tht- (jr. on. .whieh t . -vjJS.5 srXto 3 V m tSfl SHaw KrKi win be sent hylrrlnlit. .eenrrly .R. Ue.l. Ma lt. i - ' s ( -f fffM'.J ''StV "k-JSw Wi"iI4fi iwa. Write to-day. Head paelsil note, nu ne. or er ' ' -rLHCf ' CWP" i4fift Sa lS1: wrwrlst red letter. We will not ewmpete with nrnis 1$' ' fc l4Tnj MS,5 fri. siliinir old trashy seed, ateuinitea e sell oul 4i X ' V P iVv.aT" ri.--.?:L. JQL Ktw jti Al ir--:: the tiei.t at reninnble pi iees. Atlilress p.ainly, pc-WsVf- '-X-. 1A -?3liW Bees vs. Pigeon 3 in a Flying Match. At the village of Hamme, in West phalia, a most singular wager has been made and won. Everyone knows the rate at which -pigeons fly, and almost a king's ransom has changed hands on the issue of their speed. This race was be tween pigions and bees. A pigeon fan cier and a bei master each backed his favorite racier. The course was three miles and a half the distacc e between the two villages of Rynem 'ar id Hamme, and a dove-cote which happened to be near a hive was selected wnining post. The race was intended be level, but in effect tho bees were ; handicapped. It was very difficult to. identify them, and, though rolling the an in flour before they started on their c ourse made them easily recog nized on their arrival, it must have somewhat, retarded their flight. Nearly 1 everyone hacked the pigeons, nnd the- o was great excitement in the ring which assembled around the winning post. The favorites were nowhere. The first I bee came iu twenty-five seconds before j the first pigeon, and three other bees ' before tb e second. The others were not j classed. A Gambler's Device. In old days, before the telegraph, a m an in Greenbush, N. Y., who was in fat tiav ted with lottery policy as it was tin vn played, hit on a plan of "beating the 'irgame." The returns of drawings were.then received in New York some hour s in advance of the Albany agent's recei ot of them, and it occurred to him to try.Ihoading off the mail with carrier pigeons. So, very secretly, he secured a couivbo of pairs of homers, and when the tin ? for the next drawing1 njipioach approad tied he shipjed them to New V'irTr A relative in New York seeaiveel -fce elral ring as it arrive!, and .fastening it. slip . containing it properly secured about ach pigeon's neck, let them loose. ' The y arrived in Albany far in advance of the mail, and the Greenbush man, investing heavily on the numbers thus received, nearly bankrupted the policy men on his first essay. He work id it more guardedly thereafter, but they finally tumbled, and placing upon him the soubriquet of "I fly," ho retain ed it to hi3 death. His winnings by v,his means were at least $100,000. Allany (N. Y.) Journal. Astonished the Old Man. An old gentleman of Glens Falls who is popular among the boys, and by vir tue of his intimate relations with them often proffers advice, r ne day ran across a couple of lads who a ere smoking clay pipes. "Well, well, boys," said he, with an impressivo sigh and solemn manner intended to make the boys feel the seriousness of the occasion, "I am 70 years old and have never Btnokeel a pipe in my life." "You old fool, you, it's your own fault," replied one of the pair. The old man was so dreadfully taken aback that he couldn't say an other word and left the pair to enjoy their smoke without hearing his in tended homily. He tells the joke him self with evident enioyment. Albanv Jour-tiaL One Consolation. "And now we are made one," he add ; "all my anxiety is over and you are my sweet little wife at last." "Yes, dearest," she replied, "the knot is tied." "What a thing it would be," he said, musingly, "if we should ever cease to love each other." uon 1 Tuina 01 sncu a lining. "But oh, Mamie, ii we ever should!" en, snere s one consolation, sne said, swctly, "it ain't far to Chicago." Bqston Courier. . "I wish to enroll my name as ono of flings wlm havetterived health from tbe use of Hood's Har?a parlJJav Pntinnnv years I have taken it, ospeciaJIy ,' in the cart rH ntr. when I ain troubled wita d. tri. ' dtl!lnt it nnloaaaii t tit si J rl my znoiilll Ol my ho.idiu-.Ue and miken me feel greatly rrf r-ht-a. The two bottles I have use I this vprln hsve been worth s dollar s dose. I advise all my f lends to talreit." John Bjkns, eta 13d Street, town of Lske, Chicago. 111. N. B. If yon decide to take Hood's Rarnairill do not be induced to buy any other. arsapariBla sold ty all drugffiBts. tl ; six for $3. Pr. pared only by C. L HOOD & CO., Apothacari s, Lowell, Mats. IOO Doses One Dollar This Beautiful $125.00 Organ Positively Given Away. s- iarate piece of iIer, aiav i( uoatal eard. mi. iiauer- TheFlSTlIiKANTJ in the hardest itorm. anacoTem mgcni "Flh llrand 'trarJc em i ;len, IIUCKS CO.. IIM. our clioli e a 11 1 (I t :.- ; ,-, ; y a,Wri ' Mi .n. L. t . mid mip iiii iw. AO els. Send mu-at nt . if"..:' . r . :- ti .1 .-,V.)Ve", ai a- m - a w ConMnmptfoB Cnn he Cnre4. Dr. J. S. Combs, owensville, Ohio, etys: I have triven Scott's Eiicr.sion of Cod Liver Oil with Hypophospliites to four patient with better rojults tin 1 seemed possible with any remedy. All were hereditary case of I.ung disease, and advanced to that tfm wlmn Coughs, pain in tho chest, fre juent breathing, frequent pulse, fever ana tniiieiatio:!. All these eases h ive increased In weight from Id to -S lhs., and are not now necduiu any medi cine." Tho late Frem h artist, Cnbnnnl, left an e fate valued at nearly half a million dollars. A Family (Jitheilm. Have you a father? Have you a mother? Have you a son or daughter, Bister or a brother who has not yet taken Kemp's Balsam for the Throat and Luntrs, the pruaranteed remedy for the cure of Coughs, Colds. Asthma. Croup and all Tl.roat and Lung troubles? If so, why? when asamplo bott.ln is tfladly thea to you free by any druggist and tho lame nlnte coeta only SO. anel 1 How eloes a soldier resemble a wntea? murks time. n A fled enl Core lor Kplleptle fit. To the Edlloi I'lease Inform your readers that 1 have a positive remedy for tho above named diseae v. hi:h 1 warrunt to cure the worst cases. N5 stronjr is my faith In its vir tues that 1 will send f 1 ee a sample bottle and valuable treatise to any sufferer who will (rive nie his P ( and Kx press address. Kesp'y, H.O. KOOT. M. C . 1nJ I'earl St.. New York. Fo RPKCiit. Itatu f ir slv.tru dii rvv'-y to th rmbllnhur of th pPr. ia tills pnjnt V IO. ttT53jfB.MO.THECHAS-M0BERCrto DIAMOND VERfi-CURA FOR DYSPEPSIA. a POSITIVE CVRE K m 1NPIOF.STIOW AND ALL btiiuach troubles Allying Ihervfrom. J'our Itrvvotst or Central Dea'er wTB gtt tr Cvtafor vwtf not alttndv in ttork. or ft vi I m nl by moil on fw-ijit vf -It ct. (6 born tl.CU) ta t tamps. Sample tent o-i receipt o2-cent mtamp. Tie Claries A. Voneltr Co.. Bait more, Md. CHOICE TEKAS LANDS Rare Chance for Settlers. ' The Railroad System of Texas hftvltiff deTe1ojl m as to brina within enny acevwt of pood Interior and eaboard markets the lands gran tod loth K3UST0N&TEXASCENT'LRY.Ca. It has bwn determined to offer to settlers ths Renowned Agricult'l Lands Located nlonff the lino of the Fort Worth A DettYer City it. U., LKiuniiiK with Wilbarger County, comprising 200.000 ACRES In farms of 160 acres and upward. These lands were located hf tbe Company anion? the eurlit-st, with especial care as to soil, timber aud water. They at i adapted to tiie pr.-w th of cotton, corn, onts, when, barley, ryn, veRcriibUfi. orchards and gardens anl the various dome tic grores. fcituatnd in tho eUvnted nnd healthy region known as the Southern I'anhandte of Texas, they poeeeea a genial ctmnre, favorable toman and beast, where outdoor work cnn be carried on the year round, and are in marked contniHt with regions of early and lata frosts or of destructive blizzards.' Population is f;st pouring in, and lornl government Is already establislied, w ith schools, churches, Ac. Terms of Sale; One-fifth cash, halsm-ein four equal yearly payments, with interest on deferred payments. For further information a to tUvso aud lands ia adjacent counties, apply lo J. Sr NAPIER, Vernon, Texas, (who is prepared to show to purchasers); or n C. C- GIBBS, Land Ag't, Houston, Tex. rtfcftlfcSg DEES iiSk Pfjf fi LIt at home snfl make more money worfclnsTottu ihnm UneM nt nnvthniff ! in tfie world Kithrr l'otly tmiftt VUk Ti:rw ULiC. AUelr-, 'Ilil Kit I uq Auffvata, Main. t ni n UlaiT S "111 . Great English Gout aai ) Rheumatic Rernedfc Oval lio a U4 rouot. 4 t'ti I. Mnr,FiTltv-I00,t l U II' t Penmanship, Ari 1 thoroiulily ta;iht t j Hoolt-!reer'nsT, Pnatness) Form liv MAIT Clrvnlara free. li ant's ColIetiO, 457 Main fit, Buflalo, K. Orators say PIso'i Cur for Con. (Oimption in THE BKMT for ktfemnif tlie vuii clear. ' cculi. 1 ra mri e? nnrA cr V,NTKn-500 BOY8 to buy a Dnmlr KnfrlT lllryrla niui act as stents: wild 2-c-eut Mump furcin-ulurrt to Indlnnis IJinyrlo Wl'e '., I ml in u- npnii. Ind.f nianufacttilvr nl (m!ii-.Mciri linyn'SufcUcs DO YOU SEE THIS. 1 WA.NT to Hear nut from Mt.ible? in-n mm wntuns tii at are tired nt boytt, decrpure, Aon-Seiiricai adver tisements, ntfprmi; itiiicn tor tthiiic 1 tint art willing to ilo earn, hnnet wurtt for liberal it N't pfdtl'mr). Address 1-HANK LIN PVT AM, Cauat S: N Y. CONSUMPTION 1 Un re a noitive rvtn -t for tlie above rtls.se ; by It use thou Minds of eases it ll ie worst kind snd of lonir stanillnY have been etired. So xtronz t mv foirh in it eiHt-aey tbsi I will send two bottex tree, toi tlier wilh a valuable) ratiip on this discMMc tn nnv ciirtVicr. (live Kt press nn4 U. audj-eaa. X. A, bUKJb'M. M. U. Ul 1W1 Hi. M. Y liernral AfllUtililt lirffr;iiimoKii;iin. ' mflia e. TcilrJ 1 lime worM CUMai teurescuiniun-1 able Bleep; etfcciBriirirs where a 1 other f aO. I -rial ennrinres the mot' gk'pttftll. l'rieo .iOe. aid 1 i1.00,nIru-"ls'"Of bvmall. fcv.imtle 1- rf Srorinu. 1.U WH ITFM A N V-t. tint. V inn FARMEHS X muises, w nun. SA1V MILL. llrae ImproTed 1 it cut ir mw .Hill With Universal i-ar - I .on fleam Kerti- ttri&jt L .near Kmulta- -ir" and Double I - centric Friction l-'eed. Manufac- tuivd ry the HA I. EH lit ON I prescribe and fully en dorse HI a as the only sperifto for the certain curs (f this dispRHe. O. U.I'liltAirAM.M. P., AniKle-rdum, N. Y. V.'o have sold Big G for many 3-fnrs, snd it has Cmdiiaatl,Br53a faction. U.K. PYCTTK ft CO., Chleaeo. 111. SI. CO. Bold by Drucgista. T0S1OADAY! iM;ENTS WANTED! lfion MrevirtiT's SfetT Rol Iloklern ; I V I N A W A 1 to Intro. dilce them, Kvrry lmi-Be owner buys trom 1 toe. I.mr never uniler horde's feet. Keml 25rt!. in i-tnini topav pout, aue ami parkin for KieWel I'latod Sample that iu-IU U.t t& cents. Address Brewster Mlj. Co., Holly, Mich, CHICHESTER'S ENGLISH flNVROVAL PILLS tz2 cases riAiicxa esaso. till utile ii ill U'T rath: Nvvvr Kail, jhji Diamond Brand, ' ri n uliiC '. emii "lib li.uenb' !iHn. At HrwccUl, Awfpt M Vlsll'l-a A. I t'lli. iU l'lV-U- boanl Ikx, pink wrni'iM r. tin ft datim oni cuuntertVlt. bond 4. (tniMj for r.trticuiara ami "Hi'llcf fr l.aHe,w ttrr. br return mail. 10. (IOO UsMtim nonlitlft from LADIES ho hare uttl theau. Kan faptr. Miwhester tin mical o.,Malifion Kq.,riilU..Ptw Ir VOU WISH A KEVOIjVF.K bra tea KMITH WESSON arum. Tm nnt'tH finaii arms ever iPfttiufacturt'ts and th fit-jf fh iitw nf alt i-xtMTtH. Manufurturet. in calibre wand 4-im. Stn rlMordouhio action. Sufety lltiuuiu'rlif a and Tarm't lmxlt'K t'onnti nrtvA 'iitir lyot hct qiml Icy ?v to u lit ftteei c;iii f ullv iu-iw tl fnrwnrk maiiBh i antl stork, i li-y me unrivaU-d for finl-h dn rutin it v it ml nrcnrnrv Poiiot bdiveivwl cheap iiul inM rnnl-iioii Imitation-, which a e often mold liT tlui KnHiii ai ticln mi am not onlv umv.iahle, hut dnnevroua. Th HMITH VKSSON He vol vera art all stamped niton th- bar rels wii h ft mi's nnnii, add Ivan and dats of iat Lta and aro niinrnnie d nrfwt in every detail. In SitniMin liHviiiit the Kfiiumo article, a id tf your fienltT i-ann-'t sup ly yon an order s .-it to a Id res k.inu will riv nronmt and careful attention. ! p(Kcript:vecatfilnirnc and price f"rnihed upon ap 1 nlipation. 4J W f Tl f V- IV LVWi V 0,111.1.11. IV I! lilli.lVJ trM-nt!iw Miimivr r:na'ilri 3Iaa TUB Best j$ Waterproof ii Coat. 8 nT?Kr' t,'!ZrnV?i,r'm"t " 'T T The new l'OM MI.I, Sl.lChXIl 1 1 a prrfpet riA fii reflud e. Kr.ir.nr m ntuin. .. i .. - mavk. riuatnnedCaUlaiuetrcs. A J.f i.wer, Porton.kUM Wumatisil) IS CURED BY I l ' S1S0 t A aicut.uu ar.ti, jrf --ir i-i if r-i-1 -im a-, nil