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MORRISVILLE and HYDE PARK, Thursday, April 30, 1891. SERMONS IN THE STONES. DR. TALMAGE'S CONGREGATION DEDI 1 CATES THE NEW TABERNACLE. Suggestive Lessons Drawn from Tbeir Ex perience la Building All Denomina tions Contributed Something and the Congregation Is Composite. BnooKXYN, April 26. Sermon of Rev. T. De Witt Talmage in the new Brooklyn Tabernacle, on Clinton ave nue, this evening, the building having been dedicated in the morning at 10 :30. A great union meeting, in which clergy men of all denominations of Christians participated, was held in the after noon. Six thousand persons were pres ent at each of the services and many thousands were turned away. Text, "What mean ye by these stones?" (Joshua iv, C). The Jordan, like the Mississippi, has bluffs on the one side and flats on the other. Here and there a sycamore shadows it. Here and there a willow dips into it. It was only a little over waist deep in December as I waded through it, but in the months of April and May the snows on Mount Lebanon thaw and flow down into the valley, and then the Jordan overflows its banks. Then it is wide, deep, raging and impetuous. At this season of the year I hear the tramp of forty thou sand armed men coming down to cross the river. You say, why do they not go up nearer the rise of the river at the old camel ford? Ah I my friends, it is because it is not safe to go around when the Lord tells us to go ahead. The Israelites had been going around forty years, and they had enough of it. I do not know how it is with you, my brethren, but I have always got into trouble when I went around, but al ways got into safety when I went ahead. THE COLD JLSD RUSHEfGr JORDAN. There spreads out the Jordan, a rag ing torrent, much of it snow water just come down from the mountain top; and I see some of the Israelites shiver ing at the idea of plunging in, and one soldier says to his comrade, "Joseph, can you swim?" And another says, "If we get across this stream we will get there with wet clothes and with dam aged armor, and the Canaanites will slash us to pieces with their swords be fore we get up the other bank." But it is no time to halt. The great host marches on. The priests carrying the ark go ahead ; the people follow. I hear the tramp of the great multitude. The priests have now come within a stone's throw of the water. Yet still there is no abatement of the flood. Now they have come within four or five feet of the stream, but there is no abatement of the flood. Bad prospect ! It seems as if these Israelites that crossed the desert are now going to be drowned in sight of Canaan. But "Forward I" is the cry. The command rings all along the line of the host. "Forward!" Now the priests have coma within ona step of the river. This time they lift their feet from the solid ground and put them down into the raging stream. No sooner are their feet there than Jordan flies. On the right hand God piles up a great mountain of floods, on the left the water flows off toward the sea. The great river for hours halts and rears. The back waters, not being able to flow over the passing Israelites, pile oawwi warermrtit ixrhaps wabird the water cliff. Now the priest and all the people have gone over on dry land. The water on the left hand side by this time has reached the sea, and now that the miraculous passage has been made, stand back and see this stupendous pile of waters leap. God takes his hand from that wall of floods, and like a hundred cataracts they plunge and roar in thunderous triumph to the sea. How are they to celebrate this pas sage Snail it be witu music f 1 sup pose the trumpet and cymbals were all worn out before this. Shall it be with banners waving? Oh! no; they are all faded and torn. Joshua cries out : "I will tell you how to celebrate this: build a monument here to commemo rate the event ;" and every priest puts a heavy stone on his shoulder, and marches out and drops that stone in the divinely appointed place. I see the pile growing in height, in breadth, in significance ; and in after years men went by that spot and saw this monument, and cried out one to an other, in fulfillment of the prophecy of the test, "What mean ye by these Ktones?" WITHOUT THE LORD BCILDDfCr 13 VAO. Blessed be God, he did not leave our church in the wilderness! We have been wandering about for a year and a half worshiping in the Academy of Mu sic, Brooklyn, and the Academy of Mu sic, New York, and some thought we would never reach the promised land. Some said we had better take this route and others that. Some said we had better go back, and some said there were sons of Anak in the way that would eat us up, and before the smoke had cleared away from the sky after our Tabernacle had been con sumed people stood on the very site of the place and said, "This church will never again be built." We came down to the bank of Jor dan; we looked off npon the waters. Some of the sympathy that was ex pressed turned out to be snow water melted from the top of Lebanon. Some said, "You had better not go in; you will get your feet wet." But we waded in, pastor and people, farther and far ther, and in some ay, tho Lord only knows how, we got through ; and to night I go around about this great house, erected by your prayers and sympathies and sacrifices, and cry out in the words of my text, "AVhat mean ye by these stones?" It is an outrage to build a house like this, so vast and so magnificent, unless there be some tremendous reasons for doing it; and so, my friends, I pursue you tonight with the question of my text, and I demand of these trustees and of these elders and of all who have contributed in the building of this structure, "What mean ye by these 6tones?" Bat before I get your answer to my question you interrupt me, and point to the memorial wall at the side of this pulpit, and say, "Explain that unusual group of memorials. What mean you by those stones?" By per mission of the people of my beloved charge I recently visited the Holy Lands, and having in mind by day and night during my absence this rising house of prayer, I bethought myself, "What can I do to make that place significant and glorious." On the morning of December the Sd we were at the foot of the most sacred mountain of all the earth, Mount Calvary. There is no more doubt of tho locality than of Mount Washington or Mont Blanc. On the bluff of this mountain, which is tho exact shape o the human skull, and so called in the Bible "The place of a skull," thero is room for three crosses. There I saw a stone so suggestive I rolled it down tho hill and transrxrted it. It is at the top of this wall, a white stono witn crim son veins running through it the white typical of purity, the crimson sugges tive of the blood that paid the prico of our redemption. We place it at the top of the memorial wall, for above all in this church for all time, in sermon and song and prayer, shall be tho sacri fice of Mount Calvary. Look at it. That stone was one of the rocks rent at the crucifixion. That heard the cry, "It is finished." Was ever any church on earth honored with such a memo rial? MOUNT SINAI AND MARS HILL. Beneath it are two tables of stone which I had brought from Mount Sinai, where the law was given. Three camels were three weeks crossing the desert to fetch them. When at Cairo, Egypt, I proposed to the Christian Arab that he bring one stone from Mount Sinai, ho said, "We can easier bring two rocks than one, for one must balance them on the back of the camel ;" and I did not think until the day of their arrival how much more suggestive would bo tho two, because the law was written on two tables of stone. Those stones marked with the words "Mount Sinai" felt the earth quake that shook the mountains when the law was given. The lower stone of the wall is from Mars Hill, the place where Paul stood when he preached that famous sermon on the brother hood of the human race, declaring, "God hath made of one blood all na tions." Since Lord Elgin took the famous statuary from the Acropolis, the hill adjoining Mars Hill, the Greek government makes it impossible to transport to other lands any antiquities, and armed soldiery guard not only the Acropolis but Mars Hill. That stone I obtained by special per mission from the Queen of Greece, a most gracious and brilliant woman, who received us as though we had been old acquaintances, and through Mr. Tricoupis, the prime minister of Greece, and Mr. Snowden, our American minis ter plenipotentiary, and Dr. Manatt, our American consul, that suggestive tablet was sawed from the pulpit of rock on which Paul preached. Now you understand why we have marked it "The Gospel." Long after my lips shall utter in this church their last mes sage, these lips of stone will tell of the law and the sacrifice and tho gospel. This day I present them to this church and to all who shall gazo upon them. Thus you havo my answer to the ques tion, ' 'What mean you by these stones ?" But you cannot divert me from the question of the text as I first put it. T have interpreted these four memorials on my right hand, but there are hun dreds of stones in these surrounding walls and underneath us, in the founda tions, and rising above us, in the towers. The quarries of this and trans atlantic countries, at the call of crowbar and chisel, have contributed toward this structure. "What mean ye by these stones?" You mean among other things that they shall be an earthly residence for Christ. Christ did not have much of a home when he was here. Who and where is that child crying? It is Jesus, born in an outhouse. Where is that hard breathing? It is Jesus, asleep on a rock. Who is that in the back part of the Ashing smack, with a sailor's rough overcoat thrown over him ? It is Jesus the worn out voyager. O Je sus! is it not time that thou hadst a house? We give thee this. Thou didst' give it to us first, but we give it back to thee. It is too good for us, but not half good enough for thee. Oh, come in, and take the best seat here. Walk up and down all these aisles. Speak througlithese organ pipes. 'Throw thine arm over us in these arches. In the flaming of these brack- this thine audience chamber. Here proclaim righteousness and make treat ies. We clap our hands, we uncover our I loads, we lift our ensigns, we cry with multitudinous acclamation until the place rings and tho heavens listen, "O king! live for ever!" THE TEMPLE OF A LIVEiCr LORD. Is it not time that he who was born lna stranger's house and buried in a stranger's grave should have an earthly house? Come, in O Jesus! not the corpse of a buried Christ, but a radiant and triumphant Jesus, conqueror of earth and heaven and hell. He lives, all glory to his name. Ho lives, my Jesus, etill the samo. Oh, the sweet joy this sentence gives I know that my Redeemer live3. Blessed be his glorious name for ever! Again, if any one asks the question of the text, "What mean ye by these stones?" the reply is, we mean the com munion of saints. Do you know that there is not a single denomination of Christians in Brooklyn that has not contributed something toward the build ing of this house ? And if ever, standing in this place, there shall be a man who shall try by anything ho says to stir up bitterness between different de nominations of Christians, may his tongue falter and his cheek blanch and his heart stop! My friends, if there is any church on earth where there is a mingling of all denomina tions it is our church. I just wish that John Calvin and Arminius, if they were not too busy, would come out on the battlements and see us. Sometimes in our prayer meetings I have heard brethren use tho phrases of a beautiful liturgy, and we know where they came from ; and in the same pray er meetings I have heard brethren make audible ejaculation, "Amen!" "Praise ye the Lord!" and we did not have to guess twice where they came from. When a man knocks at our church door, if he comes from a sect where they will not give him a certifi cate, we say, "Come in by confession of faith." While Adoniram Judson the Baptist, and John Wesley tho Methodist, and John Knox the glo rious old Scotch Presbyterian, are shak ing hands in heaven, all churches on earth can afford to come into close communication, "One Lord, one faith, one baptism." Oh, my brethren, we have had enough of Big Bethel fights the Four teenth New York regiment fighting the Fifteenth Massachusetts regiment. Now let all those who are for Christ and stand on the same side get shoul der to shoulder, and this church, in stead of having a sprinkling of the divine blessing, go clear under the wave in one glorious immersion in the name of the Father, and of the Son, and of the Holy Ghost. I saw a little child once in its dying hour put one arm around its father's neck and the other arm around its mother's neck, and bring them close down to its dying lips and give a last kiss. Oh, I said, those two persons will stand very near to each other always after such an interlocking,. The dying Christ puts one arm around this denomination of Christians, and the other arm around that denomination of Christians, and he brings them down to his dying lips while he gives them this parting kiss: "My peace I leave with you. My peace I give unto you." How swift the heavenly course they run Whose hearts and faith and hopes are one. ALL ARE ONE IN CHRIST. I heard a Baptist minister once say that he thought in tho millennium it would be all one great Baptist church; and I heard a Methodist minister say that he thought in the groat millennial day it would be all one great Methodist church ; and I have known a Presby terian minister who thought that in tho millennial day it would be all one great Presbyterian church. Now 1 think they are all mistaken. I think the millennial church will be a composite church ; and just as you may take the best parts of five or six tunes, and un der the skillful hands of a Handel, Mo zart or Beethoven entwine them into one grand and overpowering symphony, so, I suppose, in the latter days of the world, God will take the best parts of all denominations of Christians and weave them into one great ecclesiastical harmony, broad as the earth and high as tho heavens, and that will be the church of the future. Or, as mosaic is made up of jasper and agato and many precious stones cemented together mosaic a thousand feet square in St. Mark's, or mosaic hoisted in colossal seraphim in St. Sophia so I suppose God will make, after awhile, one great blending of all creeds, and all faiths, and all Christian sentiments, the ame thyst, and the jasper, and the chal cedony of all different experiences and belief, cemented side by . side in the great mosaic of the ages; and while the nations look upon the columns and architraves of that stupendous church of tho future, and cry out, "What mean ye by these stones?" there shall be innumerable voices to respond, "Wo mean the Lord God omnipotent reigneth." Still further you mean by these stones the salvation of the people. We did not build this church for mere worldly reforms, or for an educational institu tion, or as a platform on which to read essays and philosophical disquisitions, but a place for the tremendous work of soul saving. Oh, I had rather be the means in this church of having one soul prepared for a joyful eternity than five thousand souls prepared for mere worldly success. All churches are in two classes, all communities in two classes, all the race in two classes believers and unbelievers. To augment (he number of tiie one and substract from the number of the other we built this church ; and toward that supreme and eternal idea we dedi cate all our sermons, all our songs, all our prayers, all our Sabbath hand shakings. We want to throw defection into the enemy's ranks. We want to make them either surrender uncon ditionally to Christ or else fly in rout, scattering the way with canteens, blan kets and knapsacks. We want to popularire Christ. We would like to tell the story of his love here until men would feel that they had rather die than live another hour without his sym pathy and love and mercy. Wo want to rouse up an enthusiasm for him greater than was felt for Nathaniel Lyon when he rode along the ranks ; greater than was exhibited for Welling ton when he came back from Waterloo ; greater than was expressed for Na poleon when ho stepped ashore from Elba. We really believe in tliis place Christ will enact the same scenes that were enacted by him when he landed in the orient ; and there will be such an open ing of blind eves, and unstopping of deaf ears, and casting out, of unclean,me cnintfi siieh Kilpneinrr hpsrnrmpd trerei"1 . o , . i (' nesareis as suan inaive mis iiuuse mem orable live hundred years after you and I are dead and forgotten. Oh, my friends, we want but one revival in this church, that beginning now and running on to the day when the chisel of time, that brings down even St. Paul and the Pyramids, shall bring this house into the, dust. "HOIST THE FLAG FOR THE NEXT ' . TRAIN." Oh, that this day of dedication might P be the day of emancipation of all im prisoned souls. My friends, do not make the blunder of the ship carpen ters in Noah's time, who helped to build the .ark ; but did not get into it. God emus m ouuuilii 1ms cliurcli, Mioultl not get under its saving influence. Y$ "Come thou and all thy house into the 1 - ,1 TV J 1 1 " f i urn.. uj you imniv a man is saie out of Christ ? Not one day, not one hour, not one minute, not one second. Three or four years ago, you remem- ber. a rail train broke down a bridge on the way to Albany, and after the catastrophe thev were looking around anions the timbers of the crushed P4, bridco and tbf fallen train nnd found the conductor. He was dying, and had only strength to say one thing, and that was, "Hoist tho flag for the next train." So there come to us tonight, from the eternal word, voices of God, voices of angels, voices of departed spirits, crying : "Lift the warning. Blow the trumpet, give the alarm. Hoist the flag for the next train." Oh, that tonight my Lord Jesus would sweep his arm around this great audience and take you all to his holy heart. You will never see so good a time for personal consecration as now. "What mean yo by these stones?" We mean vour redemption from sin and death and hell by the power of an om nipotent Gospel. well, tlie Brooklyn Tabernacle is erected again. We came here tonight not to dedicate it. That was done this morning. Tonight wo dedicate our selves. In the Episcopal and Meth odist churches they have a railing around the altar, and the people come and kneel down at that railing and get tho sacramental blessing. Well, my friends, it would take more than a night to gather you in circles around this altar. Then just bow where you are for the blessing. Aged men, this is the last church that you will ever dedicate. May the God who comforted Jacob the Patriarch and Paul the aged make this house to you the gate of heaven ; and when, in your old days, you put on your spectacles to read the hymn or the Scripture lesson, may you get prep aration for that land where you shall no more see through a glass darkly. May the warm sunshine of heaven thaw the snow off your foreheads ! Men in midlife, do you know that this is tho place where you are going to get your fatigues rested, and your sor rows appeased, and your souls saved? Do you know that at this altar your sons and daughters will take upon themsel ves the v.ows of the Christian, and from this place you will carry out, some of you, your precious dead? Be tween this baptismal font and this com munion table you will have some of the tenderest of life's experiences. God bless you, old and young and middle aged. Tho money you have given to this church today will be, I hope, the best financial investment you have ever made. Your worldly investments may de pend upon the whims of tho money market, or the honesty of business as sociates, but tho money you have given to tho house of tho Lord shall yield you largo percentage and de clare eternal dividends long after the noonday sun shall have gono out like a spark from a smitten anvil and all the stars are dead. She Cleaned the Picture. A prominent Methodist of tho High lands secured some tiiuo ago in New York a valuable painting of John Wes ley, which he valued highly. In the absence of his family one day the ser vant girl undertook to do some house cleaning on her own account. She ac cordingly took the pictures from the wall and treated the gilded framo and the sainted Wesley's face to a thorough washing with water and soapsuds. Not being an expert at cleaning pictures, the maiden left her marks on the pict ure, which, although not ruined, was Badly defaced. Springfield Homestead. ON THE ARCTIC CIRCLE. Adventures of an Englishman in the Frozen Regions of North America. Washburton Pike, an English ex plorer, has returned from the Arctio circle. Leaving Calgary in June, 1889, Mr. Pike proceeded to Athabasca Land ing, and from there to Fort Resolu tion, on Slave river. Here he secured the services of two Indian guides and helpers and started for the barren lands in search of musk ox, caribou and other large game. He had a very suc cessful hunt, killing about forty musk ox and as many caribou as they were in position to handle. On that trip Mr. Pike went as far north as Fish river, this being the river on which Frauklin's first expedition to the north pole was lost. He experienced many adventures. The party was lost for fourteen days and endured terrible sufferings. They started to cross the Yukon range of mountains to the Pa cific coast. After journeying for some twelve days they found that instead of being, as they supposed, on McLeod river, they were on what afterward turned out to be the Nation. Here the guides admitted they were lost, and nothing remained for the party to do but retrace their steps, which they did with but enough provisions for a few days. In two days they were out of food, and, to make a long story short, they starved for fourteen days. Mr. Pike absolutely refuses to say anything of their tortures during the time, but many facts were gleaned from those who saw them on their re turn to the rapids, and were compelled to feed them as they would a baby. As an example of the terriblo state of affairs, some hundreds of miles were tramped with bare feet on ice, and their frozen condition when rescued was simply terrible, while some of the party were so reduced from cold and hunger as to be totally helpless. When asked to describe tho barren lands Mr. Pike said that it was an im mense tract of barren rock on which grow a kind of moss and shrub, on which deer that run by thousands feed and appear to be very fond of it. There are numerous lakes among rocky bluffs whoso waters freeze in the cold season to the depth of from seven to nine feet. Ho reports temperatures as low as CO degs. in the winter, but the summer months, July and August, he says, are very hot. Six months during tho year the sun never shines on these barren parts. Mr. Pike reports moose very scarce, but says there are large numbers of musk ox and thousands of caribou deer, the latter taking to the woods in win ter. Mr. Pike is the only white man who has ever trod the patli of the Franklin sufferers on the Fish river. Travel during this trip was almost en tirely done on loot, dog trains being used for the carrying of provisions and wood. The currency is in skins. A skin is valued at fifty cents. Cor. Philadelphia Press. NtnTip iirmci' v 01 11 1 gill film 111 1 - ..-.,l- iiam'ui,lvi.iirlnu-in iiiiiipnnoa l hatleo yl was cuuea nome lasi j. uesua.uetiicine. samples iree. vvinenow, by the very sudden death of his father. Miss Skinner has returned from Bostot where she has been in attendance upon tf1 Pan-Hellenic convention of the young: ladif sarorities of the United Stated. This cttf vention was held with the Boston Universit Chapter of Kappa Kappa Gamma. Joel Allen's father died last Monday, arii his funeral was held at North Hero on Thurifk ty day. Several of the students attended carrying with them three floral designs whia were presented by the Phi Delta Theta fratai nit v. of which "Joe" is a member the soiihl more society and the juuion class. ji There will be some fine games of ball Athletic Park this week Wednesdav. Thur' day, Friday and Saturday when the John Morrill s, 01 lioston, win cross cats. All KOBTS. mutism nnd Neuralgia. Entirely yegetabf alwavs safe. 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He would not do anything that did not appear to be absolutely neces sary, and one thing that Mr. Hoar came to think ho would never do was to call a meeting of the library committee. One day Evarts and Hoar met by accident in the committee room. Mr. Hoar, in his querulous way, said to Mr. Evarts, "Look here, Evarts, when you get ready to call a meeting of the com mittee on the library I wish you would be kind enough to notify my execu tors." Mr. Evarts kept on reading his paper for a moment, arid then replied, in his dryest and most deliberate tone, "Nothing will afford me greater pleas ure." Mr. Hoar did not pursue the subject further. New Orleans Times Democrat. Flotsam and Jetsam. A whale sixty-eight feet long, and dead from the thrusts of a sworu Csh, floated ashore on the South Caro lina coast the other day, and the two parties of negroes who found it fought for four hours as to which should take possession. Then some white men came along and gobbled the prize. Detroit Free Press. How One Woman Manages. She was a slight, delicate little wom an, with a determined, fear nothing look on her youthful face. Her jacket was unfastened, her bang tossed back in a careless manner, and altogether there was a brisk, breezy look of the ad vanced woman about the slim little body. ''I've been a business woman for three years," she said decidedly, "and havo invariably found men in every way courteous and polite to me. Tho great mistake the independent woman makes in her relations with men is in letting them seo that she is independent. Now, when I am with men I am the most helpless, clinging creature on tho footstool, and they are always lovely to me. "Men don't like smart, clever women half so well as gentle, timid creatures that appeal to their sense of chivalry, and tho Nineteenth century man has as much of it as a medi;eval knight if you only know how to find it. Now, when I was firist married and my husband asked mo if I was afraid to stav alone in the evening, I almost laughed, for I really thought nothing at all of going from Staten Island to Yonkers after dinner on business; but I managed to keep my face very serious while I told him that I was a perfect coward, that the dreadful shivers ran down my back every time I heard a little noise when I was alone. "Result: Ho stays in every evening, and there isn't a queen on tho globe that lias as nice a time as I do after the dinner is over. Don't bo too smart is my advice to women, or, if you can't help being clever and capable, never let the man you love know you are able I to pick your own handkerchief up when you drop it if you want to be treated like a princess royal all your life." New York Sun. ' AFRICAN HAIR DRESSING. The Queer Ways That Soma Lady Maa ganjas Do Up Their Back Hair. A limited wardrobe, such as befits the climate, may in a brief manner be stated as the general characteristic of African dress. What little they wear is, however, in many cases peculiar enough to merit a few words, and is sometimes combined with an extraor dinary furore for improving on nature by disturbing their otherwise not particularly handsome countenances. Among the Manganjas, for example, it is the head upon which the greatest elaboration is bestowed. The most favorite form of dressing the hair is to take a couple of pieces of wet, pliable hide and shape them into the form of ox or buffalo horns, after which they are allowed to dry. They are then fastened to each side of the forehead and the ' hair trained over them and plastered into position by means of grease and clay. Two horns are the favorite ornament, but some times only one is used ; in the latter case the wearer looks like a black bi pedal unicorn. Others vary this style of hair dress ing by twisting up a number of locks all over the head into the shape of miniature horns, so as to cause a porcupine-like appearance in the practicer of this extraordinary style of headdress. Pigtails, so far as their short "wool" will allow, are also in vogue among some of this tribe. The women, as might be expected, are also by no means without fastidiousness in dress ing and ornamenting their hair, but this is quite overshadowed by another effort at beautifying in which they ex cel, namely, in wearing the "pelele" or ring of ivory ,metnr bamboo, which is of considerable taze, in their upper lip, tho orifice for its reception being gradually enlarged from early girlhood until it can receive the full sized ring, which, among the Manganja belles, constitutes the acme of female loveli ness made perfect. The wearing of this hideous orna ment alters tho whole appearance of the face and renders it impossible for the women to pronounce the labial letters. Hence a woman in this tribe speaks differently from the men. Some of the women even tattoo, but owing to the darkness of their skin this mode of decoration cannot get shown to ad vantage and is not very popular. It is not pleasant to record of a nation so fond of dress that they seemed to be entirely unconscious that in civilized eyes cleanliness is a virtue which ranks even higher than tattooing. Peoples of the World. "The Manly Art of Self Defence." Giving "blow for blow," is often more thought of, than thnt other "art of pelf de fence," which consists in defending: one's own system from the assaults of disense and neglect. 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Sold everywhere. Price $1. Potter Drug and chemical Corporation, Boston, y Send for " How to Cure Spring Humors." NESSHE1DK0ISKSCURE by ri-k's Invisible Tahalar jr Cajh- hin. WhixpcrB beard. Comfortable Succrufillwhereallrcmedirftf&ll. RoMby V. Hlaenx.only. CDCL' 8S3 Bradiraj, Kow York. Writa fur book of. proof I I Ilk.- PARKER'S HAIR BALSAM Clensft and beoutifiec the hii Promote! m luxuriant trrowth. Never Fails to Restore Gray nttir iu i it jvuiuiui vuior. )7 gOc.anr. fl'tnat nruygiyts l ae Parker's G-mirer Tonic. It cints tue wnrM Cuuiiii Weak I,tii. ?s, Oi-hilitv, Imlizestion, Pain. Tkv in time. 50 ct. HINDERCORNS- The onlvnure cure for Comi. btopa all ptuu. Ijc at Jjrug-nu, or UISCOX it CO., ti. Y. ill! AKE roSITITELY USED EY ItcM's Cure-all to & Bmuon Mm. One Thial will mak9 a cripple dance for joy. Sold fcy Drnppists, or Ecr.t 67 for 6Cc..j tr box. Novelty Fluster V. orkg, I.o-vreiJ JUiisii, Certificates Deposit ISSUKD BY THE KANSAS NAT'L BANK, OF WICHITA, KANSAS. Capital Paid Up, $250,000 payable on ilcniunu, aim Dearmg interest ;at i.-ie-raia a: per cent, if held one year, per cenr. lor srwim ."ur, tt oer cent, for third year. 1 per cent, for fourth year, H per cent, for ilie ftriliyvar. Printed information on request. WE WANT The services of the best obtainable agents in all parts ot New England. We will offer good For Money Profit Good Wages Paying terms for best people. Positions "We pay liberally for men and women of ability. Curtis Publishing Company Bradlee BuUding Temple Place and Tremont St. BOSTON. MASS. WEEKS'SCALE WORKS. manufacturers of Combination Beam SCALES, r OWl Kn, The GRfATnMLTH LI rv IJ1 Iv. Package maka 6 gallons. Delicious, sparkling, and appetizing. Sold by all dealers. A beautiful Picture book and cards sent 7fr.' to any one sending ddreea to the 0. . U1IIK3 CO.. Philadelphia, l ay. E P P ti '. . . . .. . rn JJNLIKE ANY OTHE R Inl810 f By an Old Family Physician Tor UTIEBHAL a& EITEKTAL cna. vEByMoTHEB Should Have It In The Ifonse Dropped on Sugar, Children Love to take Johnsok'9 Akodyn Ldohknt for Cponp, Col 4 a. Sore Throat, Tonsi litis. Colic, Cramps and Fains. Re lieves ti limine r Complaints, Cuts, Bruises like magic THINK OF IT. In use over 40 YEARS In one family. Br. 1. 8. JoRtfaoir Co. It is sixty years since I first learned of your Johnson's Anodyne Liniment; for mors than forty years I hare used it in my family. I regard it as one of the best and safest family remedies that can be found, uwd internal or external, in all caws. O. IL ISGALiA Deacon 2nd Baptist Church Bantcor, Ma Every Sufferer tST' vous Headache, Wnhtheria,Cou(rhs, Catarrh, Bronchitis Asthma, Cholera Morbus, liarrhcea, lameness, Soreness In Body or Limbs, 8 tin Joints or Strains, will nnd lit this old Anodyne relief and speedy cure. Pamphlet free. Sold eTery where. Price 3. eta, by mail, buttles Express paia, 92.1.0. juaflaufl & w.t wium, , Soothlngr, Healing-, PenetratinQ TO "THE .1 It has incidentally come to my knowledge that you oc casionally make complaints because of the small sums re ceived for your Dairy skins. The fault is your own, for if you would take them off and properly care for them you would rarely find a skin that would bring you less than 50 cents, and a great many of them would bring you 60, 70 and even 80 cents each. Poor skins, like poor butter, are poor property and bring a poor price. It will cost you only a penny for a postal card on which to send me your ad dress, to secure lull printed . .1 directions as to tne proper method of taking off and caring for your calf skins. I will very gladly mail these to you free j Ml postpaid, 11 you win send me your name and so request. In most of the towns of Ver mont 1 nave Duyers but in localities where I have none would suggest that a half doz en larmers club together and ship their skins in quantities o 25 or more in which case will pay all freights after de livery at H. R. depot. I cannot allow you wholesale prices in towns where! have a buyer bu where I have none I wil gladly arrange with any reli able farmer who is willing to attend to the matter of collect insr skins taken off in his vicinity, and in such case wil of course allow the buyer's commission. C. S. PACE. Hyde Park. Vt. Dyswia is Hie Mb of the present generation. It Is for its enreand it attendant). Nick Head che. Constipation aid files, that have become so f anions. They act speedily and gently on bedisrestiv organs. s;iving them tone and vigor to assimilate ioou. Aogriping or nausei Sold Everywhere. Office, 39 & 41 Park Tlace, N. Y. Entirely VEGETABLE AND A SURE CURE FOR MANDRAKE COSTIVENESS Biliousness. Dyspepsia, Indigestion. Diseases of the Kidneys.Torpid Liver Rheumatism. Dizziness, Sick Headache, Loss of Appetite, Jaundice, Erup tionsand Skin Diseases. I Price, 25c. per bottle. Sold by all Drngglsti. HBRT, J0B!M k LORD, Prcpt., torlington, TL ARAB I AM One of the Best Medicines Ever Invented for PERFECT AND IMMEDIATE RELIEF IN CASES OK PAIN AND INFLAMMATION. This excellent com wound Is anhlpvlntT h mni Biffmtl triumph?, astonishing many who have occa sion to use it by the tvrtainty with which it relieve them of tb!ilrnulf,'rlii:i, butt, externally and intero ally. It is safe and certain in iu action. J-hr Burns, rttisonino. Jrvsioetas. Inflammation of the ifyes or Bowels, Earache, Jfrfifneas, Httruma tisnf Itins in Hide, Back or J&houUiciat Jfilts, Sore Throat, Uronp or Bronchitis, Price 25c. and $1 at all Druggists. , MORGAN & SONS, Prop's, PKOU2IENCE. K. I. WW 3-sA s-iioro of this! Rubber Shoe nnlexn worn uncomfortably tight generally slip on tho feet. TIIE COLCHESTER" RUBBER CO. make all thetr shoes with lnllo of heel lined with rultr. This cllnm to the shoe and prevents Uw rubber fruin slipping off. Call for the "Colchester" 'ADHESIVE COUNTERS." SAOB ft CO., Boston, Exclusive Wholesale Agenta For Sale By Chns. Crane & Son, Strong & Wood, C. M. Htronir, Hyde Park ; II. P. Mnnson, Geo. K. Currier, C. H. Sloium, Geo. J. bluytou S II. Tift, Morrisvillu, I THE OLD DOCTOR'S SIGNATURE. I lion Every Genuine iMTiitfffin nil HVil ty WAYNES' rl-v -BUT- MOITPELJEit CRACKERS THE BEST IN MANUFACTURED BY Montpelier, ALSO MANUFACTURERS OF FINE CONFECTIONERY Miscellaneous ELaJ 1-3 T Eli is f - -" for In closing out my miscella neous business. I again find my self with considerable property that I have no use for. I have heretofore found the columns of the News and Citizen a very excellent medium through which to reach Lamoille County when I had anything to offer, and I again come to its readers as in days of yore with my offerings. They are as follows : vers BA.BS1 in good condition, not old, worth, new, 75. Will sell to-day for half that sum. 1 TWO-HORSE not a very desirahle wagon hut has consid erable wear in it. Will sell it for $12.50. OAE PUB 0H01ISE TIIATEIISE SLEDS This is a fair pair of second-hand Sleds, and to any one wanting anything of the kind reasonable at the price I ask, $10. One Pair One-Horse Traverse Sleghsl in good condition, light, and exactly adapt ed tor a light Express Sleigh. Will sell for $10. ae Top purchased by me new o has been run 200 miles. Will sell for $G0. One Set Store. Counters and Drawers. These were taken out occupy as an office. they are worth. them they can have T O ? E B ! Cook, Parlor and Box. I still nave a couple dozen, moro my offer, made heretofore to Lamoille County, to wit, to sell ;hexa at less than they cost mo cash. Xrly assortment is considerably broken and in order to close out what I have left I will HARRISON DODGE. AGENT, MORRISVILLE, VT. All the above property will be sold on liberal terms of pay ment. Don't expect cash if you have not got it, but must have either good paper, security, or enough paid down to make se curity upon property sold am ple beyond a doubt. Oahroll S. Page. THE WORLD, Cross fk Son? Vermont. Sale, the people of LUMBER WAGON! Buggy last fall. Think it of the building I now 1 don t know what If anybody wants at a nominal sum. or less, of stores. Z continue and they were bought low for sell them very low. Buggy I ol It. The Minstrel. IIo thought It. one could slog A toDst ot lv. .lid sjirlriK, Bat atummered. Ibouiib tia lie I J a full strung lyre; lb-ratine b. lurked I ha art W'hli h l.ili:r cars imp'trl; 'JerauiK) the akill wai loss tliavn Hip dralro. A nd uow lm acTina to k now Just how ttio tune should flow. But mlrwca the young ardor oui-o so strong. The Impulse of t ho heart Is nlower than the art: The skill to alng la better than the aotig. The sobering touch of time Holds iMu k tho haitty rhyme That In the heat of youtb onre spumed control; For anared In weba of thought Ilia flying dreams are rauuht; Age looka beyond the sense to the aouL Ah. could the I hint's art Aiwume the loftier part Aaonee the lowlier In the realm of snngl Ah. could life's irranUur themes l low like the early streamn. What mlrmtrel then would say he had lived too long? t'lirlHtophcr V. Cranrb la Harper'. QUEEN, DRONE AND WORKER BEES. The Three Klud4 to It. Fori ml la r.aeh Colony All About th. Mother turn. The queeu is tbo mother I, iinl the most important I rttonngo in the hire. The quevn, us compared with other be-, is long lived. It ia not unusual f.r hor to do Kood work for from thrwj to four years. All depends npon hor cxcellr-nre and visr. Borne queens cease to le use ful at the end of one year, others at two and so on. When they no longer lay impregnated efrgs cease to 1 fertile tho workers rear anew queen and destroy the old one. It is the queen's mission to keep the colony well populated in m word, t lay esss. A tfoo'l quwn lays from 2,00t) to 8,(KK) epr Jer diem, or nearly double her weight of t'?irs per d;iy. Queens dilter, however, in the mutter of fecundity; the goxl ones keep t lie hives populous with active, profitable bees, while inferior ones, although they may lay effjfs for time, are never profitable. Those im perfectly develoiwd Is'es are, according to Hoot, the result of trying to raise i queen when there nre too few be-, or when tho larvae with which they are ob liged to rear a queen aro too old that is, too nearly ready to wsl tip. Pro fessor Cook pays thut this lack of fecund ity may be due to disease, iinprojer de velopment or to special race or strain. The activity of the queen is governed largely by tlte activity of the workers. According to Professor Cook, ns the worker bees feed the laying queen, it is more than probable that with no nectar to gather the food is withheld, and so the queen is unable to produce the eggs, which demand a great amount of nutri tions food all ready to be absorbed. Queens begin to lay when about eight to ten days old, as a rule. If a queen is not fertilized in, say, a fortnight from the time she is hatched she will frequent ly begin laying without King fertilized QUEEN DltONE WORKER. at all, and is commonly known as a drone laying queen. The queen is an impor tant individual of a hive only so long ns she is useful. When her nsefnlness ceases she is destroyed with as little con sideration as are the drones. The drones nro tho main Imi-s, and are ' generally found in the hive only from May to November, though thpy may re main nil winter. Thero are in nature several hundred and often thousand in each colony. The number may be and is often reduced by tho apiarist. The worker or neuter bees are the undevel ojed females the ln-es that do tho Work except that of laying eggs. There are from 15.0(H) to 40,000 workers in every good colony. Why Poultry Hun. Out American Cultivator says: First cross es witli almost nny standard breed of fowl aro pretty sure to produce good re sults. The man whit inaUea the cross knows the characteristics he wishes to breed to, and tho cross generally secures them. Cut these grade fowls, though often valuable for egg producing, are not trustworthy for breeding. Their progeny are not grades but mongrels. Changing tho males in a flock is often advised, but if the new stock aro num. grels there will be little udvuntago frniq this. Tho Hocks on farms all over the country are largely of this mongrel stock, nnd this is one reason why so many have Ioor success with jioultry. Forty or fifty years ago the common dunghill fowl in this country, though origiually inter mixed, had been inbred long enough so (hat jt hudls-como almost ni) est:iblishe4 breed. Few, if any, uf th'tm i fash ioned fowls nro now left nnywhein. As a consequenco tho introduction of ne blood in every flock not nlmolutely pure Lred is n necessity every two or three years, and in every case males of pur blood, and so far as possible of the pre dominant strain of the tlock, should be introduced for crossing. I'ustiirliig Orrhard. "Ought apple orchards tobe jwstnred?" was a question asked at a New York farmers' institute. Sir. Van Alstyne answered: "I past ured an orchard of ght acres with sheep two years, and the fruit was im proved. Sheep droppings aro very val uable for tho trees. I slmll c intiuue tq Jfcep sheep in my orchards." Col, Curtis said: "The advantages of swine art) that they di all that the sh"e) do in enriching the laud, ami they roo op the larva' of the codling moth which; Lave escaped from the apples and are bidden just uinler tho ground. The pigs will destroy nil of these, which the sheep will not. All other larvu will bo in similar danger. The housewife can hardly have top many doilios. Not only aro tliey use ful to put under finger bowl and to lay on cako and bread plates, but they ore admirable to place under hut dishes, to lay between n scallop shell and the plate, under pates, itO. FOWLE'S Pll E and HUMOR CURt run s I'ileav, Heroin In. ... veina, ali benm. 4'nneeroitia ntit I l,V rm e4 srrea, miii .11 ia. r i'1 1 lie Mtls an. I HIoimI. I ai.ti(r liimilor (t J.OO. m:N.i. ik tjLin Uuaioa, THE MORRISVILLE INSURANCE AGENCY. 11. c. r. H. I- u. Hi liu'llilx r that we are nnmnrnl i .In .1 kliiiis of In Hiranee iMcltiei.. 1.11 aln.it lloll. e beliiK resilient HL-.nla flir several flot-rliiss emn panics, anions oilier Insurance Co. of No. America Tk. OI.ni at. 4 sltr.sicr.t f 'si..ay lolns titminess In thl sei'lion. We lml appie. t'l.'lle your lutt reunite ami llonetoeet a tulr SANFORD GATES will hate an Interest In the l.nalni'a. ami parties may apply to or eotiiinuiiicKte with linn, i,r UU the UinleraiKtieit. FISK fc CATES, Morriiville, Vermont.