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MORKISVlLLE and HYDE PARK. Thursday, May 25. 1893. CUllED BY HER FAITH OR. TALMAGE DISCOURSES ON OF CHRIST'S MIRACLES. ONE Be Explains the Deep Significance of the Text. Mark v. 3 1 The Omnipotent Sa viour Was Never Too Busy to Do Good. Brooklyn, May 21. Rev. Dr. Tal mago today chose for the subject of his discourse the inquiry addressed by the JJaviou to those who surrounded him when, the invalid woman having touched liis garment, he asked, "Who touched me" (Mark v, 31)? A great crowd of excited people elbow ing each other this way and that and Christ in the midst of the commotion. Thty were on the way to see him restore to complete health a dying person. Some thought he could effect the cure; others that he could not. At any rate, it would be an interesting experiment. A very sick woman of 13 years' invalidism is in the crowd. Some say her name was Martha; others say it was Veronica. I do not know what her name was, but thi3 is certain, she had tried all styles of tnre. Every shelf of her humble home had medicines on it. She had employed many of the doctors of that time, when medical science was more rude and rough and ignorant than we can imagine in this time when the word physician or surgeon stands for potent and educated skill. Professor Lightfoot gives a list of what he supposes may have been the remedies she had applied. I suppose she had been blistered from head to foot and had tried the compress and had used all Btyles of astringent herbs, and she had been mauled and hacked and cut and lacerated until life to her was a plague. Beside that the Bible indicates her doc tors' bills had run up frightfully, and she had paid money for medicines and for surgical attendance and for hygienic ap paratus until her purse was as exhausted as her body. What, poor woman, are you doing in that jostling crowd? Better go home and to bed and nurse your disorders. No! Wan and wasted and faint, she stands there, her face distorted with suf fering, and ever and anon biting her lip with some acnte pain and sobbing until her tears fall from the hollow eye upon the faded dress, only able to stand be cause the crowd is so close to her, push ing her this way and that. Stand back! Why do you crowd that poor body? Have you no consideration for a dying woman? But just at that time the crowd parts, and this invalid comes almost up to Christ. But she is behind him, and his human eye does not take her in. She has heard so much about his kindness to the sick, and she does feel so wretched; she thinks if she can only just touch him once it will do her good. She will not touch him on the sacred head, for that might be irreverent. She will not touch him on the hand, for that might seem too familiar. She says: "I will, I think, touch him on his coat, not on the top of it, or on the bottom of the main fabric, but on the border, the blue border, the long threads of tbo fringe of that blue border; there can be no harm in that. I don't think he will hurt me, I have heard so much about him. Besides that, I can stand this no longer. Twelve years of suffering have worn me out. Tlds is my last hope." And she presses through the crowd still farther and reaches for Christ, but cannot quite touch him. She pushes still farlaer through the crowd and kneels and puts her finger to the edge of the blue fringe of the border. She j ust touches it. Quick as an electric shock there thrilled back into her shat tered nerves and shrunken veins, and ex hausted arteries, and panting lungs, and withered muscles, health, beautiful health, rubicund health, God given and complete health. The 12 years' march of pain and pang and suffering over sus pension bridge ot nerve and through tun nel of bono instantly halted. THE HEALIXO TOUCH. Christ recognizes somehow that mag netic and healthful influence through the medium of the bine fringe of his gar ment had shot out. He turns and looks npon that excited crowd and startles them with the interrogatory of my text, "Who touched me?" The insolent crowd in substance replied: "How do we know? You get in a crowd like this and you must expect to be jostled. You ask us a question you know we cannot answer. But the roseate and rejuvenated woman came up, and knelt in front of Christ, and told of the touch, and told of the restora tion, and Jesus said: "Daughter, thy faith hath made thee whole. Go in peace." So Mark gives us a dramatiza tion of the gospel. Ob, what a doctor Christ is! In every one of our households may he be the family physician. Notice that there is no addition of help to others without subtraction of power from ourselves. The context says that as soon as this woman was healed Jesus felt that virtue or strength had gone out of him. No addition of help to others with out subtraction of strength from our selves. Did you never get tired for oth ers? Have you never risked your health for others? Have you never preached a sermon, or delivered an exhortation, or offered a burning prayer, and then felt Ifterward that strength had gone out of fou? Then you have never imitated Christ. Are you curious to know how that gar Sent of Christ should have wrought inch a cure for this suppliant invalid? I J vppose that Christ was surcharged with vitality. You know that diseases may be conveyed from city to city by gar ments as in case of epidemic, and so I suppose that garments may be sur charged with health. I suppose that Christ had such physical magnetism that k permeated all his robe down to the last thread on the border of the blue fringe. But in addition to that there was a di vine thrill, there was a miraculous po tency, there was an omnipotent thera peutics, without which this 12 years' in valid would not have been instantly re stored. Now, if omnipotence cannot help others without depletion, how can we ever expect to bless the world without self sacrifice? A man who gives to some Christian object until ha feels it, a man who in his occupation or prof ession over works that he may educate his children, a man who on Sunday night goes home, all bis nervous energy wrung out by ac tive service in church, or Sabbath school, orcityevangelization.hasimitatedChrist, and the strength has gone out of him. A mother who robs herself of sleep in behalf of a sick cradle, a wife who bears up cheerfully under domestic misfortune that she may encourage her husband in the combat against disaster, a woman who by hard saving and earnest prayer and good counsel wisely given and many years devoted to rearing her family for God and usefulness and heaven, and who has nothing to show for it but premature gray hairs and a profusion of deep wrinkles is like Christ, and strength has gone out of her. That strength or virtue niay have gone out through a garment she has made for the home, that strength may have gone out through the sock you knit for the barefoot destitute, that strength may go out through the mantle hung up in some closet after you are dead. So a crippled child sat every morning on her father's front step so that when the kind Christian teacher passed by to school she might take hold of her dress and let the dress elide through her pale fingers. She said it helped her pain so much and made her bo happy all the day. Aye, have we not bi all our dwellings garments of the de parted, a touch of which thrills us through and through, the life of those who are gone thrilling through the life of those who stay? But mark you, the principle I evolve from this subject. No addition of health to others unless there be a subtraction of strength from ourselves. He felt that strength had gone out Of him. CfiRtPT'S SEKSITIVENESS. Notice also in this subject a Christ sensitive to human touch. We talk about God on a vast scale so much we hardly appreciate his accessibility God in mag nitude rather than God in minutiae, God in the infinite rather than God in the in finitesimal but here in my text we have a God arrested by a BuffesSng touch. When in the sham trial of Christ they st-uc't him on the cheek we can realize he ..- 1 'iat cheek tingled with pain. When under the scourging the rod struck the shoulders and back of Christ, we can re alize how he must have writhed under the lacerations. But here there is a sick and nerveless finger that just touches the long threads of the blue fringe of his coat, and he looks around and says, "Who touched me?" We talk about sensitive people, but Christ was the impersonation of all sen sitiveness. The slightest stroke of the smallest finger of human disability makes all the nerves of his head and heart and hand and feet vibrate. It is not a stolid Christ, not a phlegmatic Christ, not a preoccupied Christ, not a hard Christ, not an iron cased Christ, but an exquisitely sensitive Christ that my text unveils. All the things that touch us touch him, if by the hand of prayer we make the connecting line be tween him and ourselves complete. Mark you, this invalid of the text might have walked through that crowd all day and cried about her suffering, and no relief would have come if she had not touched him. When in your prayer you lay your hand on Christ you touch all the sympathies of an ardent and glow ing and responsive nature. You know that in telegraphy there are two currents of electricity. So when you put out your hand of prayer to Christ there are two currents a current of sor row rolling up from your heart to Christ and a current of commiseration rolling from the heart of Christ to you. Two currents. Oh, why do you go unhelped? Why do yon go wondering about this and wondering about that? Why do you not touch him? Are you sick? I do not think you are any worse off than this invalid of the text. Have you had a long struggle? 1 do not think it has been more than 13 years. Is your case hopeless? So was this of which my text is the diagnosis and prognosis. "Oh," you say, "there are so many things between me and God." There was a whole mob between this invalid and Christ. She pressed tt ugh, and I guess you can press through. Is your trouble a home trouble? Christ 6hows himself especially sympathetic with questions of domesticity, as when at the wedding in Cana he alleviated a housekeeper's predicament, as when tears rushed forth at the broken home of Mary and Martha and Lazarus. Men are sometimes ashamed to weep. There are men who if the tears start will conceal them. They think it is unmanly to cry. They do not seem to understand it is manliness and evidence of a great heart. I am afraid of a man who does not know how to cry. The Christ of the text was not ashamed to cry over human misfor tune. Look at that deep lake of tears opened by the two words of the evangel ist: "Jesus wept!" Behold Christ on the only day of his early triumph marching on Jerusalem, the glittering domes ob literated by the blinding rain of tears in his eyes and on his cheeks, for when he beheld the city he wept over it. O man of the many trials, O woman of the hearts I reak, why do you not touch him? ALWAYS HELPFUL. Oh," says some one, "Christ doesn't I ;re for me. Christ is looking the other ay. Christ has the vast affairs of his kingdom to look after. He has the armies of sin to overthrow, and there are so many worse cases or trouble than mine he doesn't care about me, and his face is turned 'the other way." So his back was turned to this invalid of the fxt. Lie was on his way to effect a cure rhich was famous and popular and wide resounding. But the context says, "He turned him about." If he was facing to the north, he turned to the south; if he was facing to the east, he turned to tho west, what turned him about? Tho Bible says he has no shadow of turning; he rides on in his chariot through tha eternities. He marches on, crushing scepters as though they were the crac kling alders on a brook's bank, and toss ing tbronw on either eide of him without stopping io look which way they fall. From everlasting to everlasting. "Ho turned him about." He, whom all tho allied armies of hell cannot stop a min ute or divert an inch, by the wan, sick, nerveless finger of human suffering turn ed clear about. Oh, what comfort there is in this sub ject for people who are called nerv ous! Of course it is a misapplied word in that case, but I use it in the ordi nary parlance. After 12 years of suffer ing, oh, what nervous depression she must have had! You all know that a good deal of medicine taken if it does not cure leaves the system exhausted, and in the Bible in so many words she "had suffered many things of many physicians and was nothing bettered, but rather grew worse." She was as nervous as nervous could be. She knew all about insomnia, and about the awful apprehension of something going to happen, and irritability about little things that in health would not have perturbed her. I warrant you it was not a straight stroke she gave to the garment of Christ, but a trembling fore arm, and an uncertain motion of the hand, and a quivering finger with which she missed the mark toward which she aimed. She did not touch the garment just where Rhe expected to touch it. When I see this nervous woman com ing to the Lord Jesus Christ, I say she is making the way for all nervous people. Nervous people do not get much sympa thy. If a man breaks his arm, every body is sorry, and they talk about it all up and down the street. If a woman has an eye put out by accident, they say, "That's a dreadful thing." Everybody is asking about her convalescence. But when a person is suffering under the ail ment of which I am now speaking they say: "Oh, that's nothing. She's a little nervous, that's all," putting a slight upon the most agopizing of suffering. Now, I have a new prescription to give you. I do not ask you to discard human medicament. I believe in it. When the slightest thing occurs in the way of sick ness in my household, we always run for the doctor. I do not want to despise medicine. If you cannot sleep nights, do not despise bromide of potassium. If you have nervous paroxysm, do not de spise morphine. If you want to strength en up your system, do not despise qui nine as a tonic. Use all right and prop er medicines. But I want you to bring your insomnia, and bring your irritabili ty, and bring all your weaknesses, and with them touch Christ. Touch him not only on the hem of his garments, but touch him on the shoulder where he car ries our burden, touch him on the head where he remembers all our sorrows, touch him on the heart, the center of all his sympathies. Oh, yes, Paul was right when he said, "We havenot a high priest who cannot be touched." CHRIST'S SUFFERINGS. The fact is Christ himself is nervous. All those nights out of doors in malarial districts, where an Englishman or an American dies if he goes at certain sea sons. Sleeping out of doors so many nights, as Christ did, and so hungry, and his feet wet with the wash of the sea, and the wilo arness tramp, and the per secution, and the outrage must -have broken down hia nervous system; a fact proved by the statement that he lived so short a time on the cross. That is a lin gering death ordinarily, and many a sufferer on t'le cross has writhed in pain 24 hours, 48 hours. Christ lived only six. Why? He was exhausted before he mounted the bloody tree. Oh, it is a wornout Christ, sympathetic with all people worn out. A Christian woman went to the Tract House in New York and asked for tracts for distribution. The first day she was out on her Christian errand she saw a policeman taking an intoxicated woman tajtha atatioo bouse, After the woman was' tlischai'ged from custody, this Chris tian tract distributer 6aw her coming away all unkempt and unlovely. The tract distributer went up, threw her arms around her neck and kissed her. The woman said, "Oh, my God, why do you kiss me?" "Well, replied the other, "I think Jesus Christ told me to." "Oh, no, the woman said, "don't you kiss me. It breaks my heart. Nobody has kissed me since my mother died." But that sisterly kiss brought her to Christ, started her on the road to heaven. The world wants sympathy. It is dying for sympathy, large hearted Christian sympathy. There is omnipotence in the touch. Oh, I am so glad that when we touch Christ Christ touches us! The knuckles, and the limbs, and the joints, all falling apart with that living death called the leprosy, a man is brought to Christ. A hundred doctors could not cure him. The wisest surgery would stand appalled before that loathsome patient. What did Christ do? He did not amputate; he did not poultice; he did not scarify. He touched him, and he was well. The mother-in-law of the Apostle Peter was in a raging fever brain fever, typhoid fever, or what, I do not know. Christ was the physician. He offered no febri fuge; he prescribed no drops; he did not put her on plain diet. He touched her, and she was perfectly well. Two blind men come stumbling into a room where Christ is. They are entirely sightless. Christ did not lift the eyelid to see whether it was cataract or oph thalmia. He did not put tho men into a dark room for three or four weeks. He touched them, and they saw everything. A man came to Christ. The drum of his ear had ceased to vibrate, and he had a stuttering tongue. Christ touched the ear, t.nd he heard; touched his tongue, and he articulated. There is a funeral com ing out of that gate a widow following her only boy to the grave. Christ can not stand it, and he puts his hand on the heawe, and the obsequies turn into a res urrection day. HE WILL BEAR OUR BURDENS. O my brother, I am so glad when we touch Christ with our sorrows he touches us. When out of your grief and vexation you put your hand on Christ, it wakens all human reminiscence. Are we tempt ed? He was tempted. Are we sick? He was sick. Are we persecuted ? He was persecuted. Are we bereft? He was bereft. St. Yoo of Kermartin one morning Went out and saw a beggar asleep on his doorstep. The beggar had.been all night i l the cold. The next night St. Yoo com pelled this beggar to come up in the house and sleep in the saint's bed, while St. Yoo passed the night on the doorstep in tho cold. Somebody asked him why that eccent:icity. He replied: "It isn't an eccentricity. I want to know how the poor suffer. I want to know their agonies that I may sympathize with them, and therefore I slept on this cold step last night." That is the way Christ knows so much about our sorrows. He slept on the cold doorstep of an inhos pitable world that would not let him in. He is sympathetic now with all the suf fering and all the tired and all the per plexed. Oh, why do you not go and touch him? You utter your voice in a mountain pass, and there come back 10 echoes, 20 echoes, SO echoes perhaps weird echoes. Every voice of prayer, every ascription of praise, every groan of distress has di vine response and celestial reverberation, and all the galleries of heaven are filled with sympathetic echoes and throngs of ministering angels echo, and the temples of the redeemed echo, and the hearts of God the Father, God the Son and God the Holy Ghost echo and re-echo. I preach a Christ so near you can touch him touch him with your guilt and get pardon touch him with your trouble and get comfort touch him with your bondage and get manumission. You have seen a man take hold of an electric chain. A man can with one hand take one end of the chain, and with the other hand he may take hold of the other end of the chain. Then 100 persons taking hold of that chain will altogether feel the electric power. You have seen that experiment. Well, Christ with one wounded hand takes hold of oue end of the electric chain of love, and with the other wounded hand takes hold of the other end of the electric chain of love, and all earthly and angelic beings may lay hold of that chain, and around and around in sublime and everlasting circuit runs the thrill of ter restrial and celestial and brotherly and saintly and cherubic and seraphic and archangelic and divine sympathy. So that if this morning Christ should sweep his hand over this audience and say, "Who touched me?" there would be hun dreds and thousands of voices respond ing: "I! II I!" Good Things In a Pamphlet. There lived many years ago in Ireland a barrister of the name of Bethel, who was rather proud of his attainments and who liked to show them off in the writ ing of pamphlets. One of these, said by those who have seen it to be anything but valuable, was upon the subject of the union between Ireland and England. Meeting a witty acquaintance some days after tho publication of his pam phlet, Bethel was asked by him why he had not informed him of its appearance. "I wonder you didn't tell me you'd written it, Bethel," said the witty ac quaintance. "I never saw it until yes terday, and only then by the merest ac cident." "Well, how did you like it?" asked Bethel, who was fond of praise and .was anxious to hear what was forthcoming to gratify his vanity. "How did I like it?" repeated the other. "Why, it contained some of the best things I ever saw in a pamphlet on any subject." "I am very proud to have you say so," said Bethel. "Very proud indeed. And ah what were the things that pleased you so much?" "Mince pies," said the other. "What?" cried Bethel, his face turning purple. "Mince pies," repeated the other. "J saw a girl coming out of a pastry shop, and she had three steaming hot mince pies wrapped up in your pamphlet. They were fine. Did you have mince pies in all of them?" Harper's Young People. The Art of Politeness. Is politeness quite a lost art? Some times I am obliged to think bo. The other evening at a performance ot "Adonis" a Btylishly dressed woman sat behind a young girl whose large hat somewhat obscured her view of the per formance. A polite request on her part would doubtless have induced the wearer of the obnoxious hat to remove it. But the woman who couldn't see preferred other method So loudly and rudely shesaid: "I think it is abominable for any one to wear a big hat like that in the theater. It oughtn't to be allowed." The wearer of tho hat immediately re moved it. Then the woman who couldn't seo leaned forward and said in the most dulcet of tones: "It was very sweet of you to remove your hat. It quite ob scured tho stiigo from view." But the sweetness had come a little too late, and the wearer of the hat replied quietly, but cuttingly, "It would have been more amiable of you, madame, had you asked me to remove my hat instead of making the disagreeable remark that met my ears." New York Commercial Adver tiser. The promptness and certainty of its cures have made Chamberlain's Cough Remedy famous. It is intend ed especially for coughs, colds, croup and whooping cough, and is the most effectual remedy known for diseases. Mr. C. B. Main, of Union City, Pa., says : " 1 nave a great sale on Cham berlain s Cough Kemedy. I warrant every bottle and have never heard of one failing to give entire satisfaction. 50 cent bottles for sale by A. O. Gates, Morrisville; Holmes &Cowles Johnson; Dk. T. P. Hubbell, Wol- cott. AN UNPLEASANT SHOCK. Bliss Keziah Hobbs Had Only tho Best ot Intentions, but She Was Shocked. Miss Keziah Hobbs was famed in May villo and the surrounding towns for her extreme thinness and her unquenchable! desire to give advice, but she was quite unaware that she had attained fame in' either of these directions. "I must say I never had sech a setback in my life as I've met with today!" she exclaimed as the sank into her chintz covered rocking chair and untied her bonnet strings one afternoon. Her face was very red. "What's the matter?" inquired Miss Malvina when she had finished counting the stitches in the border of a crochet "shell." It was a new pattern and quite complicated, but Miss Malvina's tone was interested and sympathetic. "Why, I've been callin on Ev'rett Jones' wife's cousin that's vis'tin her. I didn't set out to go there, as you're knowin to, but Mis' Kingman wa'n't to home, an I was so near the Joneses I thought 'twas a pity not to jest step in. "Well, you know how fat that cousin is Perkins her name is. She's a real sight to behold, an her flesh has increased an awful lot sence her last visit here. "She's so short she can't carry off even as much as some folks could well, an sho must weigh cousid'able over a hun dered and fifty." "I reckon she'd got above that last time I see her," said Miss Malvina. "Well," continued Miss Hobbs, "Ev' rett's wife wa'n't Ciere when I fust went in, an so I had tho opp'tunity I've been wantin to speak with Miss Perkins. I knew how sho mutt hate to be gettin so fat, an so I begun to tell her how she could rejuce her flesh, t i ii i V 4. a . TW exchanged glances of n-xet, of I told her about Aunt Anne, an t'"r 1r j- , & . C . ' . , i i i An , , .-, . ' , , jXSJmciost of pain. And as again she'd lost 40 pounds by doin so and an I handed her tho list of tlrQP. and not to cat taatTve been carr round for tho last 1 J days against a fav'- rable time to give ii to her "An I told her.iathad helped Cousin Philander, and I symp'thized with her and told her I knew them methods would bring her down jest where she'd want to be. An she smiled at me so't I said real encouragin : " 'I shouldn't be a mite surprised if by this timo next year you was as slim as 1 be "An what do vou s'pose that creetur said?" Miss Malvina shook her head and for bore to make any conjectures. "Why, she looked me up an down, an says she, still smilm: " 'Do you think that would be exackly desir'ble, Miss Hobbs? "Why, I couldn't b'lieve my own ears," said Miss Keziah, growing still redder. with a wave of angry recollection. "All I can say is," she added as she rose and straightened the folds of her dress over her gaunt, spare frame, "if she don't know a tasty, slim figger when she sees it, why, I give her up!" Youth's Companion, A Carious Coincidence. A business firm which was engaged in settling a matter of importance had in its office two lawyers, one its own and another representing an outside estate. A document was under preparation. "And these payments," said one of the lawyers, dictating, "shall be made rata bly." "Yes." interrupted the other law yer, "and please see that the word 'rata bly' is spelled without an e." The other smiled, and the lawyer who had made the interruption told his story. "Yes terday," he said, "I had occasion to use the word 'ratably,' probably for the first time for more than a year. After I had written the syllable rat 1 hesitated for an instant, and in that instant I lost the knowledge whether the word was spelled with an e or not. I went into Judge Blank's office, just adjoining, to consult his dictionary. lie was writing at his desk, and as I passed him I asked, 'Judge, how do you spell ratably? He answered, 'Exactly as I am writing it at this instant; look over my shoulder.' I looked, and he was just finishing the word 'ratably,' which occurred in the course of a document he was writing. He, too, averred that he had not before had occasion to use the word for months, at least." This may well pass for a remarkable coincidence that one man should come in to ask for the orthography of a recon dite, little used word at the exact mo ment when another man was writing it. Boston Transcript. How the Moslems Pray. The true Mohammedan is enjoined to prayer five times a day namely, first in the morning before sunrise, at noon, in the afternoon before sunset, in the even ing between sunset and dark, and be tween twilight and the first watch, be ing the vesper prayer. A sixth prayer is volunteered by many between the first watch of the night and the dawn of day. These prayers are simply repetitions of the laudatory ejaculation, "God is great!" "God is powerful!" "God is all powerful!" and are counted by the scru pulous on a string of beads. They may be performed at the mosque or any clean place. During prayer tho eyes are turned to the Kebia or point of the heavens in the direction of Mecca, which is indicated in every mosque by a niche called Mehrab, and externally by the position of min arets and doors. Even the posture dur ing prayer is prescribed. The most sol emn adoration is bowing the forehead to the ground. Women are to fold their hands on their bosoms and not to make such profound obeisance as the men. They are to pray gently and not to ac company the men to the mosque. In addressing God worshipers are to be humble, putting aside jewels and costly apparel. Brooklyn Eagle. Women Who Want to Act. "All sorts of people want to go on the stage," said the manager of a dramatic agency the other day. "Applicants come from every walk in hie. The lady in society and the woman who sells pins and needles behind the counter think they are bora to be actresses. They waste their time trying to get into the profession, but not until too late do they realize that their vocation is not the stage and that they are then unfit for anything else. Tho reason is, I fancy, that many women are simply crazy for novelty, excitement and dress. They cannot resist the opportunities which the stage offers for satisfying their crav ing, and if they can do nothing better will go on as ballet girls. "A great many people come in here every day who are to write a symphony, but they linger around the agencies and pick up odd jobs now and then. A mana ger perhaps cannot afford to pay the salary an experienced actress would de mand, and for some performances is willing to accept the services of an ama teur. Three women apply for position to one man." Music and Drama. Christianity uiul Temperance. We have grave doubts of the sincerity and earnestness of a Christian minister or any Christian man who can pass for years up and down the streets of our towns and cities and in and out the homes of the ieopIe and see and know, as ho must, of the fearful and manifold evils resulting from tho liquor traffic and not lift up hand or voice against this infamy of infamies. Yet such men may be found in this land today, strange as it may seem. Selected. There is nothing I have ever used for muscular rheumatism that gives me as much relief as Chamberlain 8 I'ain Balm does. I have been usiner it for about two years four bottles in all as occasion required, and al ways keep a bottle of it in my home. I believe I know a good thine: when I get bold of it, and Pain Balm is the best liniment I ever met with. V. B. Denny, dairyman, New Lexington, Ohio. 50 cent bottles for sale by A. O. Gates Morrisville: Holmes & Cowles Johnson; T. P. Hubbell VVolcott. the sleeping Srummer."' be Was Dreaminsr. and His Comrade Started In to Have Some Fun. They were a jolly lot of traveling men, and they had been out on a lark, and re turning to their rooms found their friend Dolliver sitting in n chair waiting for thein and sound asleep. He did not even hear them come in.: He was dreaming, and a smile disturbed the corners of hi3 bearded mouth, and I is breathing rose and fell in a regular beat as if it were keeping tally of the passing moments in a rhythmic record. ' "He's a good looking fellow, consider-' Ing that he's asleep," said one of his chums, admiring the strong man's un broken repose. "Must have a clear conscience to sleep' like that in such a racket," interposed an other. "I'll bet he's dreaming of some wom an," said another. "These shy old bach-' elors have their little bouts with Cupid even if they don't get caught.'' ; "Here, Dolliver, wako up. Stetson says you're dreaming about some woman,"; said one of the men roughly giving the sleeping man a shake. Bu e was loath to let the vision of his dream go, and he breathed her name in supplication, but so softly the men stand ing near could not understand. ' "Here's a go," said one. ""Won't it be sport to tell him whom he was dreaming of when he awakes? How the fellow does sleep! Listen!" Again he breathed her name, and the 6mile came back to his face as his spirit seemed withdrawn from a recognition of present surroundings. , But at that namo his rough, noisy comrades started and looked into each other's faces with shame and surprise. stoin.oTneir heads to remove rn crrTiily the hats they were still wearing, and then they withdrew silently and left their mate to his dreaming. F r tho name ho had unconsciously breathed each one bore deep in his heart. It w;;s the sacred name of "mother." New York Press. ! Modern Turkish Womc :i. At the present time the xi '1 used by Turkish ladies is no longer wLat it was. Its transparency admits of a pretty face being easily outlined. When the yash mack is very thick, one may conclude that the face it hides is not very toductive. In spite of the progress of civilization and the consequent transformation of habits and customs in many countries, tho po sition of women in Turkey Las only slightly changed. It is only in exceptional cases that those belonging to the higher classes are unaccompanied out. of doors by eunuchs. Those are the cadines, who have adopted and follow the Paris and London fashions. Pall Mall Budget. A WOMAN'S LIFE SAVED. MRS. SITS AIT D1Z01T OP 1TCRTH ARGYLE, WASHINGTON CO. RESCUED AFTER A SE VERS STTJGGLE. A NOBLE WOMAN'S PUAYER AND PATIENCE REWARDED. "It is astonishing," said one of our physi cians the other day. "how man.v nf the ordi nary diseases peoplj tufTer that come from the one cause excess of uric ni-1 in the blood. When Dr. David Kennedy's Favorite Remedy was placed npon the inark-t as a diKSolvant of uric acid, physicians were slow to accept it but dow there is hardly o case of rheumatism, nervousness, sleeplessnes. dys pepsia, kidney, liver or urinary troubles or uDy of the diseases brought about by im pure blood, that you will not find it pre scribed, and it gives excellent s itisfaction, I've never known it to fail. Had Dr. Kenne dy's Favorite Itemed y been j r-sciibfd to Mrs. Susan Dixon of North Arg.vle when she was first taken ill, instead of following the oil school methods, it would have saved her many months of suffering." The interest taken in Mrs. Dixon's case led us to investigate it thoroughly, uiid we were astonished to find so many people who bad been benefited and cured of some drendtul disease by this great medieine. Mrs. Dixon said in tulking of the remarkable leretit Fa vorite Ueuiutl.v had Umnm to her:- About i-ix years ouo 1 was tuken with vomiiing, pains 111 my Buiuiiau unu njjot snouiiler ulade, my stomach became very fore. Tim continued for about a year and a half. In ti e meantime 1 had dectored with seven difT-n-i t phyti ( iiins. The last doctor said that 1 hail can cer in the stomach. 1 then went to Albany t j see a prominent physic-fun there, who said that my trouble was overflow of gall into the stomach or an indication of the presence of gall stones. All this time flatulency or wind iu t he stomach came up with such force that I thought I would choke to death. In about thiee weeks after I returned home. I wim confined to my bed. Then had a council of doctors. They decided ray trouble wp chronic inflammation or enlargement and hardening of the liver. I was bo tick for the five weeks following that tliev had to lift, me up and down in bed. About that time my sister came to see me from Columbia County. She insisted upon my using Dr. David Ken nedy s favorite neinedy, so we sent and pur chased a bottle, and It was that medicine that saved my life. Before I had taken one bottle 1 began to leel better in every wav and continued to improve rapidly, and I believe bad it not been tor favorite Kemedy, I would not be alive to-day. I have recom mended it fo many of my neighbors, and it always does them good. ' luuuiry among Mrs. Dixon s friends shows she states nothing but the facts. Many oth er instances of the kind are widely talked of in liutland, Iroy. Cambridge and elsewhere. About a month ago Mrs. Nettie fitzgerald of Rutland, Vt., came out in an open letter in the Rutland Daily Herald, in which Bhe said: My sickness began with a stomach and liver trouble, then followed extreme nervousness and an affection of the kidneys, and I was confined to my bed in a helpness condition. My physician could not nna any medicine to help me. At this critical time Dr. David Kennedy's Favorite Remedy was brought to my notice, 1 procured a bottle and it wasjust the right thing, I began topickup in strength and it made a perfectly well woman of me." One of the officers of the Albany, wew York Hospital told us that Dr. Kennedy's Favorite Remedy was used to his knowledge with al ways satisfactory results, la fuct, there is no other medicine that has met with such universal praise from physician, chemist. druggists and patients, as Dr. Kennedy's t avonte Remedy. Fort Edward, IN. X.. Ad vertiser. Tacr on every pi 11 or Never changes. Never varies. TOBACCO. Greatest chew on earth. Accept no other tag. ASK FOR 1 f mmmm 1 -.-, Vll'iJCASH FURNISHED NOTICE! Lamoille Co. Savings Bank AND TRUST COMPANY, Hyde Park, Yt. The legislature- of the State of Vermont or 1892 passed the following luw: No. 71 : An net to provide for the verifi cation of Savings Bank Books or Ac counts. In the year 1893. and in every third year thereafter, the, trustees of savings bunks and other institutions of savings sliull call in the books of deposit ot their depositors for ex amination and verification, and the.v shall cause the same to be examined and verified by some person or persous employed for the purpose, other than the treasurer or the clerks In compliance with the above law you nre respectfully requested to forward your bank books to the bunk on or before May 1st, I8!a, for verification and entry of dividends. The books will be returned as soon as practi cable and receipts furnished for the stime when desired. At the same time please Bend your last postoffice address. C. A. KNIGHT, Treas. SALESMEN ! We want more AGENTS at home or to travel. Falary or conimisstnr. Cash advanced for expenses. Good territory for those who anplv early. Write for terms. 25-3 . i Cll ASK Oc CO.. 23 Pt-nilir noil tq.. Uosion, Jlau, $500 REWARD ! 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I Price, 25c. pt r bottle. Bold by nil DrngKlsU. EDIT, )mm k IQRD, Fropi,, tarlinrton, Tt. ' views FLORAL GUIDE For 1893, just issued, contains Colored t'laics cf Alfine As ter, Begonia, Dahlias, Can nas. Clematis, Putchinar.'s Pipe, 'ansics. Corn and Vo tatoes. Descriptions and pri ces of the very best Flowers and Vegetables, and many Novelties. Try Charmer l'ca and Golden Nutlet Corn, they pleased everybody l;;st year. Hundreds of beautiful and appropriate quotations Irom tne best authors makes it The Poets' Number. Ev. cry lover of a rood rarden should send 10 cts. for Guide, which can be deducted from Erst order, costs nothing. James Vick's Eons, itocucBtcr, H. X. OLD TYPE Suitable for babbitting machinery FOR SALE AT THIS OFFICE At 15 cents per pound. - - - - $2.50 ono year for only $1.75 begin at any time. NEWS AND CITIZEN, CLEAN UP ! m:TA7- !L1 What some of the Farmers of Lamoille County say about AS 9 in C. S. Page sells Fertilizing Salt, and has been selling it to the Farmers of Lamoille Co. for years. lie olfcrs it at so much below the usual price that farmers have come to regard it as vastly cheaper than any commercial fertilizer, and are using it in increasing quantities every year. He sells it for the very low price of $4.00 per ton de livered either at his Hide House or on cars at Hyde Park. Some good farmers like to mix Salt and Lime, or Salt, Lime and Ashes. To such he offers one ton of Salt and five bar rels good, fresh Lime, all for eight dollars and twenty five cents. Below we give extracts from letters from farmers as to the benefits derived from Salt : Front S. M. Brush, $oice. Have used salt. for tome years, uting it mainly for potatoes. While otlcrs complain of a poor crop I have gool t month potatoes. Have fXM-ri-mtnted with it on wheat and oat crops, the parts having salt o 1 it hart heavier crops or straw and grain. Also used It on gras Unit with good results. I had to haul it nine miles and up a steep hill, but think it well worth the trouble. From F. 1). Fr indie, Johnson. I used salt last vfar on oats ntd Rot as p nl a ciop 1 f lid lre I spread 18 loads of manure to the acre. I uhed abi ut four l.u.i ml t . ur,ds to the acre. From S. C. Whillemorc, Wolcolt. I used four hundred pounds of fIt with ashts.on a barren side hill ; sow td it broadcast, harrowed it in, planted it with common corn for fodder, using about 150 pounds of fertilizer to the acre. I also used :J00 pounds with four barrels of ashes, on one-half acre and got a good crop. I intend to get five hun dred pounds to use this year, From H. I). Whittcmore, Belvidere. My opinion in relation to salt sown upon land for crops, is that it heirs to retain moisture in dry land and in some waj prevents rust. I have uced talt and find this to be the result with me. My land is dry, plain land. I have seen strips of land side by side, one sown with salt, straw free from rust, and another, just as good land, by its side, sown without salt, worthless becaiif of rust, and I think money invested in salt is well laid out it not freighted too far. From F. H. Hay more, Eden. Have been using salt as a fcililixt-r for tl.e last five jears ml am ho well satistied with the results that I am going to use more the crming pfanni than on former years. Last year I sowed vm pounds to the acre on h;idly run c ut greensward which I had turned over Lite the fall befoie and fowed to oats, two bushels on an acre, and from a little over three acres I thret-hed K.u luhhels of oats, threshers measure, ttiat weigtie ; 8S pounds to the bushel ; mid although the field was exposed to the wind they stood up so that I cradled them b7 hand and they averaged more than five feet tall. Mv hind is lijrht loam. had pre viously used live different kinds of commercial fertilizer for grain, and mlt has been superior toanvof them with me. I seeded down someof the greensward last jear without any manure and got a tine catch, but can t report now that Is gung to work until alter haying wnen 1 will report iigain. I do know, how ever, that where I Inve used salt abundantly and then seeded down, the grsrs has grown more rank and huld out much longer, so that 1 nm well satiMled that where salt ha? been used on my s il, the land lui fe'l and shown iUe ef fects alter the first year which is not gwinrally tins c.11 1 with phosphates. From John Dufl'ey, Pleasant Valley. I have used salt for several years and think it a very good fertilizer, so much so that I have bought 14 tons of it for myself and neighbors this spring. From A. E. Woodmansee, North Wolcott. I have used fertilizing salt end can cheerfully say that it is ahead of phosphates. Shall use mor the coming summer. 1 used it on light soil for oats and grew a much better crop than the year before with phosphate and ashes. From Mrs. II. L. Perkins, Johnson. I used a half a ton of salt on the croiiiid where we planted corn and no- tatoes the year before, and last spring sowed with oats, seeded down and sow ed with salt. I was well satistied with it. I think it kept the worms from eating our oats and we got a good crop of them, but I think we should have seen greater results if the ground had riot been so badlv washed in those liard showers, but we were so welt satistied that we shall" wm more of it. I let Arthur D.ivis have one-halt of il ami he put 11 on poor urminil that tie broke up and sowed with oats I'art of his piece he Put on manure and on the rest of it lie sowed on salt and s lys when lie harvested his oats he could see uo difference between them and s ys he hull use more salt this year. From B. J. Taylor, Garjleld. I have used salt for grass and grain, and have found it to be an excellent fertilizer. I sowed soma oats on a p r piece of grouu 1, and when they were about two inches high they looked so po r and light-colored that I spread on some salt as an experiment. The result wus that 1 had a nice crop of good oats. From S. IF. Owen, East Hardwich. I used a ton of refuse salt last spring and think it was a good tiling, es pecially for wheat. From J. Jif. Parker, WatervillQ. I have used more or less salt during the past four or five years, and can say that the results were more than satisfactory. My f um contains J.l) acres, and with ordinary farming there would be some acres that would become more or less exhausted, but there is not an acre but what with the us? of salt, I can raise oats as stout as they can grow. My method was to sow on sreeiihward, mixing ashes with the salt and using no manure. That would give me all mv manure for other crops. Oats grown with salt seldom lodge us the straw is stronger, and cattle eat it much more reality than they would where salt is not used, I have used it side by side with other fertilizer and my oati were best where salt was used. It is much cheaper and I prefer it to any other fer tilizer I have ever used, and I have .tried all the leading brands. From C. F. Davis, Johnson. Was well pie ised with the salt. I sowed it on ground that would not bear anything and got a good crop of oats, when, if 1 had not used the salt, I would not have gotten anything as I did uot have the manure. I was well pay ed for getting the salt and shall buy more this spring. From 11. S. Fuller, Cambridge. I used two and one-half tons of salt, in the spring of 1M)2, on about 12 acres ot oats, with very good result, they having a larger growth of sttaw, which stood up better and the grain was heavier than the straw and grain on other pieces adjoining, without salt. 1 think it pays well us a fertilizer, and shall use more this spring. From Herman F. Hay ford, Eden. Salt has proved highly satisfactory in every inMUnca. Shall use more the coming season as I consider it the best fertilizer in the market for the money. Fronp Hon. M. S. Burnell, Wolcott. I have used refuse salt on grassland and mossy knolls, with entire sat isfap. tion and good results, and consider it one of the bast fertilizers in the market. From A. I. Jennings, Uhlcott, I used salt to destroy a troubhsome weed called "paint brush worked complete for that purpose. From Ji. C. Munson. Garjleld, The results obtained by the use of leitil zing salt were liithlv satisfso- tory, indeed. I put about four hundred pounds on a piece of outs where the land was completely run out. I did not expect t' get anything but fodder h it was so late, but was happily disappointed. Had a splendid pit te ol oats which got ripe and were all O. K. Also tried it results. 1 belive a little more salt is what all the farmers need to bring up their farms. I shall use it more freely in the future. From E. J). Hood, Johnson. I think the use of fertilizing salt paid me well. Sowed some on erpen- sward and the oats were as good as where also recommend it for sandy soil. From A. Batch, Worth Hyde Park. Can recommed salt as giving me better results th used and I have tried a number of different brands. Shall use more salt this year than last. From Chas. Lucia, Stowe. Last spring I tried some salt, sowing it on a niece of oats. nn! f,.i.n.i if to be a very good thing to keep away all kinds of insects. Did not have anr mamiro t it rtnt ft Kilt li'id a vuro riitjl nrnu Front Geo. B. Allen, Have used salt for two seasons and izer on the market for the money. Can where it is very wet. From J. T. Hubbell, Wolcott. I used salt in my pasture last year to kill biakes and It kil!l ti.-tr. down but cannot say whether they w ill it sufficiently to know much about it, but From E. F. Perkins, Johnson. I plowed planting ground, some two acres, and sowed it without any fer tilizer ; my neignbor plowed and sowed the balance, some four acres adjoining the same piece, and sowed on salt, ami having some left, sowed one throw and back across ray piece. My piece had been manured iu the lull th and his had been sowed without. When we harvested the crop, hfs oata were' full as heavy as mine, and all through the season could le wen ttie lenelit of the salt where it was sowed across my piece, it all being what we call light soil There was an acre that the grass had winter killed nearly all over, so I plowed and sowed it late for fodder. I got two hundred pounds of salt and sowed on and I got a good crop so that I threshed them with the rest. Two years airo I plowed the dryest piece I have on the farm and bought live hundred pounds of salt and sowed on: had a very good crop. I lett a strip without the salt and there was less than one-half, I should sav, on the same amount of ground Shall continue to use it more or less until 1 find something better or make up uiy uiiiiii iii.u n uoes nui pay. Mr. Pace has Co tons of and farmers who wish to avail themselves of the very low price he now asks will probably have to engage it early, as last season he was entirely sold out in May. ' A E P II 11 s on a piece of India wheat with good I manured it. if not lettir. I Hhonhi Worth Hyde Park. am satislied that it is th ip f.rin. recommend its use on all soil except 1 come up again or not. Have not tru.i would like to learn more. this FnrtiliintT Sih cfin ir