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MORRISVILLE and HYDE PARK, Thursday, June 22, 1893. U. H. LEWIS, - EDITOR. I BUNCH OF GllAPES. THE THEME OF DR. TALMAGE'S ser mon AT THE TABERNACLE. frhat Terrible Trip Across the Wilderness. The Divinely Sanctioned Idea of Death. Mrs. Sigourney's Beautiful Lines Be fore the Resurrection. Brooklyn, June 18. Rev. Dr. Tal mage in selecting a theme for today's ievmon in the Brooklyn Tabernacle chose pne peculiarly suitable to the season of fruits, the title being "Grupes From Canaan" and the text Numbers xiii, 23, VAnd they came nnto the brook of Es jchol and cut down from thence a branch torith one cluster of grapes, and they bare it between two upon a staff." j The long trudge of the Israelites across ihe wilderness was almost ended. They had come to the borders of the promised land. Of the 600,000 adults who started from Egypt for Canaan, how many do Von suppose got there? Five hundred thousand? Oh, no. Not 200,000, not 100,000, nor 50, nor 20, nor 10, but only 3 men. Oh, it was a ruinous march that God's people made, but their chil dren were living, and they were on the inarch, and now that they had come up to the borders of the promised land they were very curious to know what kind of a place it was and whether it would be f p to go over. - Bo scouting party is 1 .int. to rpnoniiorter. and thev exam ine the land, and they come back bring ing specimens of its growth. ' Just as you came back from Califor nia, bringing to your family a basket of pears or plums or apples to show what monstrous fruit they have there, so this Bcouting party cut off the biggest bunch of grapes they could find. It was so large that one man could not carry it, and they thrust a pole through the clus ter, and there was one man at either end Of the pole, and so the bunch of grapes was transported. I was some time ago in a luxuriant Vineyard. The vine dresser had done his rork. The Vine had clambered up and spread its wealth all over the arbor. The sun and shower had mixed a cup which the vine drank until with flushed cheek (t lay slumbering in the light, cluster against the cheek of cluster. The rinds of the grapes seemed almost bursting with the juice in the warm lips of the autumnal day, and it seemed as if all Jrou had to do was to lift a chalice toward the cluster and its lifeblood jwould begin to drip away. But, my friends, in these rigorous climes we know bothing about large grapes. Starbo states that in Bible times and fa Bible lands there were grapevines so large that it took two men with out stretched arms to reach round them, and he says there were clusters 2 cubits in length, or twice the length from the el bow to the tip of the long finger. And lAchaicus, dwelling in those lands, tells Jis that during the time he was smitten kvith fever one grape would slake his thirst for the whole day. No wonder, then, in these Bible times two men thought it worth their while to put their strength together to carry down one (cluster of grapes from the promised land. , THE DIVINE IDEA. i But this morning I bring you a larger cluster from the heavenly Eschol a clus ter of hopes, a cluster of prospects, a clus ter of Christian consolations, and I am (expecting that one taste of it will rouse tip your appetite for the heavenly Ca baan. During the past winter some of this congregation have gone away never to return. The aged have put down their staff and taken up the scepter. Men in midlife came home from office or fehop and did not go back again and never will go back again. And the dear jchildren, some of them, have been gath ered in Christ's arms. He found this world too rough a place for them, and Bo he has gathered them in. And, oh, tow many wounded souls there are wounds for which this world offers no medicament and unless from the gospel pf our Lord Jesus Christ there shall pome a consolation there will be no con solation at all. Oh, that the God of all comfort would help me while I preach land that the God of all comfort would help you while you hear! ! First, I console you with the divinely (sanctioned idea that your departed friends are as much yours now as they pver were. I know you sometimes get (the idea in your mind when you have jthis kind of trouble that your friends hre cut off from you and they are no longer yours, but the desire to have all lour loved ones in the same lot in the pemetery is a natural desire, a universal Idesire and therefore a God implanted jdesire and is mighty suggestive of the fact that death has no power to break pp the family relations. If our loved ones go away from our possession, why put a fence around bur lot in the cemetery? Why the gathering of four or five names on tone family monument? Why the plant ing of one cypress vine so that it covers 11 the cluster of graves? Why put the husband beside the wife and the jchildren at their feet? Why the bolt on he gate of our lot, and the charge to jthe keepers of the ground to see that the grass is cut and the vine attended to and jthe flowers planted? Why not put our departed friends in one common field and grave? Oh, it is because they are ours. That child, O stricken mother! is as tnuch yours this morning as in the solemn hour when God put it against your heart and said as of old, "Take this child and nurse it for me, and I will give thee !thy wages." It is no mere whim. It is & divinely planted principle in the soul, Bnd God certainly would not plant a lie, stnd he would not culture a lie! Abraham would not allow Sarah to be buried in a btranger's grounds, although some very beautiful ground was offered him a free (gift, but he pays 400 shekels for Mach fipelah, the cave, and the trees overshad owing it. The grave has been well kept, and today the Christian traveler stands in thoughtful and admiring mood gaz ing upon Machpelah, where Abraham and Sarah are taking their long sleep of 4,000 years. ! Your father may be slumbering under the tinkling of the bell of the Scotch kirk. Your brother may have gone down in the ship that foundered off Cape Hatteras. Your little child may be sleep ing on the verge of the flowering west ern prairie. Yet God will gather them all up, however widely the dust may be scattered. Nevertheless it is pleasant to think that we will be buried together. When my father died and we took him out and put him down in the graveyard of Somerville, it did not seem so sad to leave him there, because right beside him was my dear, good, old, beautiful Christian mother, and it seemed as if she said: "I was tired, and I came to bed . a little early. I am glad you have come; it seems as of old." Oh, it is a consolation to feel that when men come and with solemn tread carry you out to your resting place they will open the gate through which some of your friends have already gone and through which many of your friends will follow. Sleeping under the same roof, at last sleeping under the same sod. The autumnal leaves that drift across your grave will drtrt across theirs, the bird songs that drop on their mound will drop on yours, and then in starless winter nights, when the wind comes howling through the gorge, you will be company for each other. The child close up to the bosom of its mother. The husband and wife remarried; on their lips the sacrament of the dust. Brothers and sisters who used in sport to fling themselves on the grass now again reclining Bide by side in the grave, in flecks of sunlight sifting through the long, lithe willows. Then at the trump et of the archangel to rise side by side, shaking themselves from the dust of Tha faces that were ghastly and fixed when you saw them last all aflush with the light of incorruption. The father looking around on his children and saying, "Come, come, my darlings; this is the morning o the resurrection." Mrs. Sigourney wrote beautifully with the tears and blood of her own broken heart: There was a shaded chamber, A silent watching band. On a low couch a suffering child Graspinpc her mother's hand. Ent 'mid tho gasp "I'd struggle With shuddering lips sho cried, "Mother, oh, dearcht mother. Bury me by your bide." Only one wish she uttered As life was ebbing fast, "Sleep by my side, dear mother. And rise with mo at last." A CLOUD OP WITNESSES. Oh, yes, we want to be buried togeth er. Sweet antetype of everlasting resi dence in each other's companionship. When the wrecker went down into the cabin of the lost steamer, he found the mother and child in each other's arms. It was sad, but it was beautiful, and it was appropriate. Together they went down. Together they will rise. One on earth. One in heaven. Is there not something cheering in all this thought and something to in-press upon us the idea that the departed are ours yet ours forever? But I console you again with the fact of your present acquaintanceship and communication with your departed friends. I have no sympathy, I need not say, with the ideas of modern spiritual ism, but what I mean is the theory set forth by the apostle when he says, "We are surrounded by a great cloud of wit nesses." Just as in the ancient amphi theater there were 80,000 or 100,000 peo ple looking down from the galleries upon the combatants in the center, so, says Paul, there is a great host of your friends in all the galleries of the sky looking down upon our earthly struggles. It is a sweet, a consoling, a Scriptural idea. With wing of angel, earth and heaven are in constant communication. Does not the Bible say, "Are they not sent forth as ministering spirits to those who shall be heirs of salvation?" And when ministering spirits come down and see us, do they not take some message back? It is impossible to realize, I know, the idea that there is such rapid and per petual intercommunication of earth and heaven, but it is a glorious reality. You take a rail train, and the train is in full motion, and another train from the op posite direction dashes past you so swiftly that you are startled. All the way between here and heaven is filled with the up trains and the down ti us spirits coining spirits going coming going coming going. That friend of yours who died last month do you not suppose he told all the family news about you in the good land to the friends who are gone? Do you not suppose that when there are hun dreds of opportunities every day for them in heaven to hear from you that they ask about you that they know your tears, your temptations, your strug gles, your victories? Aye, they do. Perhaps during the last war you had a boy in the army, and you got a pass, and you went through the lines, and you found him, and the regiment coming from your neighborhood you knew most of the boys there. One day you started for home. You said: "Well, now, have you any letters to send? Any messages to send?" And they filled your pockets with letters, and you started home. Ar riving home, the neighbors came in, and one said, "Did you see my John?" and sthers, "Did you see George?" "Do you know anything about my Frank?" And then you brought out the letters and gave them the messages of which you had been the bearer. Do you suppose that angels of God, coming down to this awful battlefield of sin and sorrow and death and meeting us and seeing us and finding out all about us, carry back no message to the skies? Oh, there is consolation in it! You are in present communication with that land. They are in sympathy with you now more than they ev were, and tby are waiting for the moment when the hammer stroke shall shatter the last chain of your earthly bondage, and your soul shall spring upward, and they will stand on the heights of heaven and see you come, and when you are within hailing distance your other friends will be called out, and as you flash through the pearl hung gate their shout will make the hills tremble, "Hail! ransomed spirit, to the city of the blessed!" I console you still further with the Idea of a resurrection. I know there are a great many people who do not accept this because they cannot understand it; but, my friends, there are two stout pas sages I could bring a hundred, but two swarthy passages are enough and one David will strike down the largest Go liath. "Marvel not at this, for the hour is coming when all who are in their graves shall come forth." The other swarthy passage is this: "The Lord shall descend from heaven with a shout, and the voice of the archangel, and the trump of God, and the dead in Christ shall rise first." Oh, there will be such a thing as a resurrection. You ask me a great many questions I cannot answer about this resurrection. You say, for instance, "If a man's body is constantly changing, and every sev enth year he has an entirely new body, and he lives on to 70 years of age and so has had 10 different bodies, and at the hour of his death there is not a particle of flesh on him that was there in the days of his childhood, in the resurrec tion which of the 10 bodies will come up or will they all rise?" You say, "Suppose a man dies, and his body is scattered in the dust, and out of that dust vegetables grow, and men eat the vegetables, and cannibals slay these men and eat them, and cannibals fight with cannibals until at last there shall be a hundred men who shall have wi4hn them some particles that started f?am the dead body first named, coming up through the vegetable, through the first man who ate it and through the canni bals who afterward ate him, and there be more than a hundred men who have rights in the particles of that body in the resurrection how can they be assort ed when these particles belong to them all?" You say, "There is a missionary buried in Greenwood, and when he was in China he had his arm amputated in the resur rection will that fragment of the body fly 16,000 miles to join the rest of the body?" You say, "Will it not be a very diffi cult thing for a spirit coming back in that day to find the myriad particles of its own body, when they may have been scattered by the winds or overlaid by whole generations of the dead, looking for the myriad particles of its own body, while there are a thousand million other spirits doing the same thing, and all the assortment to be made within one day?" You say, "If 150 men go into a place of evening entertainment and leave their hats and overcoats in the hall, when they cotno back it is almost impos sible for them to get the right ones, or to get them without a great deal of per plexity, and yet you tell mo that myr iads of spirits in the lust day will come and find myriads of bodies." Have you any more questions to ask? Any more difficulties to suggest? Any more mysteries? Bring them on! Against a whole regiment of skepticism I will march these two champions: "Marvel not at this7 for the hour is coming when all who are in their graves shall come forth." "The Lord shall descend from heaven with a shout, and the voice of the archangel, and the trump of God, and the dead in Christ shall rise first." You see I stick to these two passages. Who art thou, O fool, that thou rejiliest against God? Hath he promised, and shall he not do it? Hath he commanded, and shall he not bring it to pass? Have you not confidence in his omnipotence? If he could in the first place build my body, after it is torn down can he not build it again? "Oh," you say, "I would believe that if you would explain it. I am not dis posed to be skeptical, but explain how it can be done." My brother, you be lieve & great ui&iiy tilings you cannot explain. You believe your niind acts on your body. Explain the process. This 6eed planted comes up a blue flower. An other seed planted comes up a yellow flower. Another seed planted comes up a white flower. Why? Why that wart on your finger? Tell mo why some cows have horns and other cows have no horns. Why, when two obstacles strike each other in tho air, do you hear the percussion? What is the subtle energy that dissolves a solid in a crucible? What makes tho notches on an oak leaf different from any other kind of leaf? What makes the orange blossom differ ent from that of the rose? How can the almightiness which rides on the circle of the heaven find room to turn its chariot on a heliotrope? Explain these. Can you not do it? Then I will not explain the resurrection. You explain one-half of the common mysteries of everyday life, and I will explain all the mysteries of the resurrection. You cannot answer me very plain questions in regard to or dinary affairs. I am not ashamed to say that I cannot explain God, and the judg ment, and the resurrection. I simply ac cept them as facts, tremendous and infi nite. NEAR UNTO HEAVEN'S GATES. Before the resurrection takes place everything will be silent. The mauso leums and the labyrinths silent. The graveyards silent, the cemetery silent, save from the clashing of hoofs and the grinding of wheels as the last funeral procession comes in. No breath of air disturbing the dust where Persepolis stood and Thebes and Babylon. No winking of the eyelids long closed in darkness. No stirring of the feet that once bounded the hillside. No pening of the hand that once plucked the flower out of the edge of the wild wood. No clutching of swords by the men who went down when Persia bat tled and Rome fell. Silence from ocean beach to mountain cliff and from river to river. The sea singing the same old tune. The lakes hushed to sleep in the bosom of the same great hills. No hand disturbing the gate of the long barred sepulcher. All the nations of the dead motionless in their winding sheets. Up the side of the hills, down through the trough of the valleys, far out in the cav erns, across the fields, deep down into the coral palaces of the ocean depths where leviathan sports with his fellows everywhere, layer above layer, height above height, depth below depth dead! dead! dead! But in the twinkling of an eye, as quick as that, as the archangel's trumpet comes pealing, rolling, reverber Bting.crashing across continents and seas, the earth will give one fearful shudder and the door of the family vault, with out being unlocked, will burst open, and all the graves of the dead will begin to throb and heave like the wSres of the sea, aud the mausoleum of princes will fall into the dust, and Ostend and Se vastopol and Austerlitz and Gettysburg stalk forth in the lurid air, and the ship wrecked rise from the deep, their wet locks looming above the billow, and all the land and all the sea become one moving mass of life all generations, all ages with upturned countenances some kindled with rapture and others blanched with despair, but gazing in one direc tion, upon one object, and that the throne of resurrection. On that day you will get back your Christian'dead. There is where the com fort comes in. They will come up with the same hand, the same foot and the same entire body, but with a perfect hand, and a perfect foot, and a perfect body, corruption having become incor ruption, mortality having become im mortality. And, oh, the reunion! Oh, the embrace after so long an absence! Comfort one another with these words. While I present these thoughts this morning does it not seem that heaven comes very near to us, as though our friends, whom we thought a great way off, are not in the distance, but close by? You have sometimes come down to a river at nightfall, and you have been surprised how easily you could hear voices across that river. Yon shouted over to the other side of the river, and they shouted back. It is said that when George Whitefield preached in Third street, Philadelphia, one evening time his voice was heard clear across to the New Jersey shore. When I was a little while chaplain in tho army, I remember how at eventide we could easily hear the voices of the pickets across the Potomac just when they were using ordinary tones. And as we come today and stand by the riv er of Jordan that divides us from our friends who are gone it seems to me we stand on one bank, and they stand on the other, and it is only a narrow stream, and our voices go, and their voices come. Hark! Hush! I hear distinctly what they say, "These are they who came out of great tribulation and had their robes washed and made white in the blood of the Lamb." Still the voice comes across the water, and I hear, "We hunger no more; we thirst no more; neither shall the sun light on us, nor any heat, for the Lamb' which is in the midst of the throne leads us to living fountains of water, and God wipeth away all tears from our eyes." Big 'Winnings on a Small Stake. A group of men were standing in the office of one of tho leading hotels recently, and the talk turned to gambling and gamblers. One of the party, a fine look ing, portly man, with a rubicund coun tenance, said: "What I am going to relate look place in New Orleans in 1868. A neatly dressed, quiet mannered fellow accosted me in the office of the St. Charles hotel and wanted to borrow $20. He was Charles Coree, a Frenchman and a high roller at faro. He had been in New Orleans a week and had 'gone broke.' ne said he felt like he could win if I could only lend him a 'stake.' After some persuasion I let him have the money, with the understanding that I was to have half of his winnings, and that as soon as he had won enough to take care of himself he should pull out my half. I thought no more about the matter, and after reading a little while I went to my room and went to sleep. "About 1 o'clock in the morning a boy came to my room, woke me up and hand ed me a package. It contained $200 and r. note from Coree saying it was my half of the winnings, and that I could take it or send it back to be played on as I chose. I thought f 200 on a 20 investment was pretty good, so I put the money in my pocket and decided to let well enough alone. The first thing I heard tho next morning was that Coree had won $5,000. He kept on playing und in 24 hours had won, all told, $10,000. I did not see him for a good many years after that, and when I met him again ho had plenty of money. Iho 6econd meeting was our lust, and I . have not heard a word from him since." Louisville Courier-Journal. The Influence of Imitation. ' About one-third of the world conforms to what another one-third does, thinks or wishes. You see it on every hand. People go to church because So-and-so is going and it will not look well to stay away. They go to the theaters for the same reason. They do a thousand and one things which are useless and unnec essary simply because friends and rela tives do them. That expression, "When in Rome, do as the Romans do," is con sidered very wise, an excellent policy, but what a mean, trivial, degraded world it makes after all! How unsatisfactory it. is! St. Louis Globe-Democrat. Are you insured? If not, now is the time to provide yourself and family with a bottle of Chamberlain's Colic, Cholera and Diarrhea Remedy as an insurance ngrainst any serious results from an attack of bowel com plaint during the summer months. It is almost certain to be needed and should be procured at once. No oth er remedy can take its plane or do its work. 25 and 50 cent bottles for sale by II. J. Dwinell, Morrisville, Holmes & Cowles, Johnson ; Dr. T. P. Hubbell, Wolcott. OPERATING ON THE BRAIN, treating a Boy I'or an Injury Received Over Ten Years Before. A boy aged 15 had received a blow on the right side of his head from a pair of tongs eight days before his admission to the hospital. Three days after the acci dent a convulsion suddenly set in, involv ing the right side of the body, beginning in tho arm and spreading to the leg and face, and followed rapidly in four days by eight other convulsions and paralysis of tho entire right side of the body. Most of my readers would unhesitatingly at tribute the convulsions and the paralysis to this blow from the tongs. But it must bo remembered that tho right side of the brain supplies the left side of the body, and vice versa. Hence Mr. James Har risson suspected that the paralysis of the right side of the body indicated trouble in the left half of the brain. Examining his head, he found on the left side a small scar at the junction of the arm and leg centers. Inquiry elicited the fact that 10 years before he had received a severe blow there, which, however, had not been followed by any serious symptoms. Could this old injury, after so long a time as 10 years, possibly be the cause of his pres ent serious trouble? Further inquiry brought out the fact that for about a year before his admis sion tho boy had repeated twitching of his right arm. S.) convinced was Mr. Harrisson that modern cerebral locali zation was right th:it he opened the boy's skull, not where m jst people would sup pose would be natural namely, on the right side of the h:id, where he had re ceived the blow from the pair of tongs eight days before but on the left side, at the site of the blow 10 years before, and at a definite point namely, over the fissure of Rolando, at the place corre sponding to the motor center for the arm as established by experiments on ani mals. Although the fir.,t injury was received so long before, yet the paralysis showed that it was the lef : ::ido of the brain that was involved, and tho twitching of the arm showed that this was the particular part of the left side of the brain where the injury probably existed. Mr. Har risson punctured what seemed on the surface to be a normal brain and opened an abscess, and this boy, otherwise ab solutely doomed to death, made an unin terrupted recovery. This is only one instance out of prob ably more than 150 cases of abscess in the brain which have been reported with in the last seven or eigl:t years which have been diagnosticated with the same accuracy and by the same i.:eans. W. W. Keen, M. D., LL. D., in Harper's. The Power of the Mind. "The power of the mind to delude it self is simply marvelous," said Darius Manes. "How people conceive them selves that certain actions of theirs or state of thought move the infinite to definite action is simply marvelous. Not over a year ago a friend of mine was seized with a dangerous illness which threatened his life and worse. He im mediately was seized with remorse for past offenses in the face of coming dis solution and sought by prayers and of ferings to satisfy the wrath of the great unknown. He became so overwrought with worry that he was moved to tears and on more than one occasion did vari ous things which afterward in good health he admitted were ludicrous and idiotic. No change for the better came for a long time until a change of physi cians was effected. Then he began to re gain health, and the sick was eventually cured. That was not the best nor worst of it all. "During his return journey to health he attributed all his buoyant feelings and recovery to tho devotions of himself and others offered to the Maker and stated that the Lord must have guided tho second physician to him or him to the second physician it didn't matter much which, just so the Lord did it. I talked with his physician afterward, and we began discussing the cure and finally drifted in the fellow's religious revolu tion as related to Lis cure. The physician figured out that he would have been cured a month sooner if he had rested his mind and quit asking the Lord for anything at all or begging for divine intercession. I believe my friend agrees with that opinion now, but you see just how far a well balanced mind can really delude itself." St. Louis Globe-Democrat. The Cut of the Summer Skirt. Skirts are getting wider and wider and being worn and still more worn. So exquisitely are these wide skirts cut that the ordinary onlooker has no conception of their real width unless a lady should daintily lift the hem of her gown and raise it to arm's length outward to her shoulder at each side, as the skirt dancers do those accordion plaited arrangements in which they delight, and yet leave enough fullness to fall prettily to her feet. Women of the past decade were igno rant of the art of cutting. Making was the great thing in their day, and then to display the making, and the frills and furbelows they distended their garments, but now ideas have changed, and though women may go in for full underskirts when summer weather calls for light ethereal fabrics they will never, never wear a crinoline again. It is bad enough that they have their old friend, the foun dation, back again. Lining throughout was so much nicer. Fashions must change, however, and no one could be so absurd as to suppose that worn m could adopt the style and stick to it forever, as some would like to do for convenience and economy. There is not one scrap of clumsiness or bulkiness about the skirts. They fit .quite closely around the hips and are Ireally pretty and graceful. London Cor. Chicago Herald. The Iron Enters One Man's Sole. "With all my heart and soul," ex claimed Rivers, sitting down on the edge of the bed the next morning after the jhousecleaning and pulling something out of his heel with a strong pair of pliers, "I abominate and detest the income tacks!" Chicago Tribune. The Origin of a Coat. The origin of the "Spencer" coat is curious. Mr. Spencer, an Englishman particular in his dress, once remarked in company that no fashion was so ri diculous but would be adopted if worn by a person of sufficient importance. This was dissented from, whereupon Mr. I pencer offered to bet that if he cut off the skirts of his coat and walked out with merely the body and sleeves he would be imitated. The bet was ac cepted, the coat prepared and took the fancy of a well known tailor. The "Spen cer"' soon after came into general use. London Tit-Bits. An Explanation of "That Tired Feeling." A man weighs less when the barome ter is high, notwithstanding the fact that the atmospheric pressure on him is more than when the barometer is low. As the pressure of air on an ordinary sized man is about 15 tons, the rise of the mercury from 29 to 31 inches adds about one ton to the load he has to car ry. Boston (ilol. How lie Found the Missing Heir. A Mayville (N. Y.) lawyer in search of a missing heir became satisfied at last that the man he wanted was some where in Canada, but not knowing where he addressed a letter to him at every postoffice in Ontario and Quebec, nearly 4,600 of them in all. One of the letters reached the addressee, and as his inheritance was more than $100,000 ho probably won't object to tho item "Post nge, $92," in the lawyer's little bill. Chicago Herald. Now Try This. It will cost you nothing and will surely do you good, if you have a Cough, cold, or any trouble with Throat, ('heat or Lunirs. Dr. King's New Discovery for Consumption, CoughB and Colds is guar anteed to give relief or money will be paid back. Sufferers from La Urippe found it just the thing and under its use had a speedy and perfect recovery. Try a sample bottle atour expense and lenrn for yourself just how good a thing it is. Trial bottles free at A.O.iiates Drugstore. Large Bize 00 c. and f 1.00 Each Girl lias One True Friend. In England, as we hava been told, there is a "Girl's Letter Guild," having a mem bership of over 5,000 persons. Of this number 3,000 are girls. The remaining names on tho list are thoso of lady cor respondents and honorary members, who control and carry out tho provisions of parties who have inaugurated so benefi cent an institution, giving by letter ad vice and help to this expectant crowd, and it is so arranged that each girl mem ber of this guild shall have one true friend to whom she may safely open her heart, and to whom she may appeal for sug gestion and aid in any emergency. What a merciful plan for the many not knowing which way to turn in sea sons of uncertainly and trial! May it not be accepted among lis as a timely suggestion, by which many a young woman may receive sympathy and be led by tho one true friend to whom her name has been assigned to such ad vancement as shall secure at least an honest independence and bring into some stinted life a brightness never dreamed of? The very fact of such a friendship cor respondence that will enter heartily into sne's joys and sorrows, that can kindly offer suggestions without fear of offense, is of itself an education. Harper's Bazar. The Fashion In Necklaces. Necklaces grow more elaborate, and old fashioned chains with lockets are again revived, which is a mercy now that the fashionable bodice uncovers so much of the average unloveliness of the femi nine neck and shoulders. Call them Venus' kissing places or saucers, what you will, the depressions above the shoul der blades are less noticeable with some kind of necklace, and the fair:iess of the skin is enhanced by the gold and gems. New York Sun. Man In the Eyes of His Inferiors. It is the habit of man to look down upon the brute creation as hia inferiors, and yet if man could know what the dumb animals think of him perhaps he would be less puffed up with his own importance and superiority. It must aiipear ridiculous to the dog, for instance, that man should require so extensive an equipment of words to ex press his wants and emotions words that serve rather to hide thiiu to illu minate his thoughts when tho dog with his limited vocabulary expresses himself clearly. Surely a dog must regard his bark, capable as it is of almost endless modulations, as superior in the expres sion of thought to man's cumbrous flow of ambiguity. Then the swine, which man is prone to regard as the living embodiment of gluttony, has no doubt an opinion of man which in its turn is by no means flattering to its object. The hog might with reason from his point of view criti cise man upon his manners at the table. "How wasteful of time," he might say, "is man's practice of feeding himself with knife, fork and spoon, when he could satisfy his hunger more expedi tiously by following my example and consume his food without any of those adventitious time destroyers! Man con demns me because, forsooth, I eat with one or two feet in my trough, but he fails to apprehend that my purpose is a lauda ble one; that my sole object is to get near er my base of supplies and so cave valu able time in my operations.'' Boston Transcript. The Hoop Located. Hicks I should think the new hoopa. would make a woman look deformed. Mrs. Hicks Why? Hicks This paper says they are now worn on the east side. Vogue. STORY OFGRATITUDE. Six Physicians, Two Clairvoyants, and. one Christian Scientist FAIL TO IIEI.P MRS. N. E. AVIIITSEY, OF I11LLS1SOKO UKIDGE, N. II. HiT,ri$oito Beiikie, N. II. There is no better known or more highly re spected resident of this village than Mrs. N. E. Whitney. Iler long and serious illness and her remarkable re covery of health through the aid of Dr. David Kennedy's favorite remedy, has made that medicine a ne cessity in every New Hampshire house hold. Mrs. Whitney in speaking about her sickness said, I had been gradually failing in health for a number of years, and was told by my physicians that I was in ahe last stages of iiright's Dis ease. I had been under the treatment, at various times, of six physicians, two clairvoyants, and one Christian scien tist, but received no benefit from any of them. I had given up all hope of ever being cured. I had no faith in the advertised medicines, and itseemed to me that every means of ever being cured had been tried except to use Dr. Kennedy's favorite remedy, which had been recommended. As a last resort I purchased a bottle ; when I had used it I felt ne better, but continued its use, and by the time I bad used the second bottle I was greatly improved, and from that on I improved daily, and it was not long before I was able to be about the house, doing my regular household duties. No tongus can tell how I suffered for the three years before 1 used favorite remedy. My age is 50, and I now weigh 35 pounds more than I ever did. Favorite Remedy restored me to health and strength, and if any one wishes to call upon or write me I will gladly tell them what this great medicine will do for them when afflicted a3 I was." 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Light colors will be worn very largely this Summer "We can snow you things in Suite for Men, Our stock of OVERCOATS was never before so large. They range in price from $5.00 up. We have just received a large invoice of all the new styles and shades of Before yon buy please look our stock over. It will cost you nothing, and there may be a dollar in it for you. 0. M. WATERMAN, Morrisville. Randall Block. Your Favorite Home Newspaper AND The Leading Republican Family Newspaper of the United States ONE YEAR FOR ONLY $1.75. The New$ and Citizen givesallthe news of Town, County and State, and as much Xational news 3 any other paper of its class. YOUR HOME WOULD BE INCOMPLETE WITHOUT IT. THE NEW YORK WEEKLY TRIBUNE is a NATIONAL FAMILY PAL'EIt, and gives all the eeneial news of the United States and the world. It gives the events of foreign lands in a nutshell. It has separate departments for "The Family Circle." nnd "Our Young Folks." Its "Home and Society" columns command the admiration of wives and daugh ters. Its general political news, editorials and discussions are comprehensive, brilliant and exhaustive. Its "Agricultural" department has no superior in the country. Its "Market Iteports" are recognized authority in all parts of the land A SPECIAL. CONTRACT enables us to offer this splendid journal and the "News and Citizen" for one year For only $1.75. Cash in Advance. "N. Y. Weekly Tribune," regular price per year $1.00 " News and Citizen." " " r-0 Total, "We Furnish Both Papers Subscriptions may Address all orders to the MOflTPftlllR CRACK Have always borne the reputation of being THE BEST IN THE WORLD. WHV Bkcaube The old firm of 0. U. Cmms and 0. II. Ckohh A Son have made thuin for CO years. Hecauhe The Hume workmen have baked them in the factory for .'10 years. Them aoaix The lieHt of all is, they are baked in oveim with Honpxtoiip lint toin, which keeps tbem nioiwt, ermp and tender a Rreat while longer than if baked in ovens with iron bottoms. As (rood crackers cannot be baked on iron as on soapxtone. lie sure to cull lor "MONTPELIEK CKAt KKItS," and you get the finest there ure made. C. H. CROSS & SON, Manufacturers, Montpelier. Vermont. Of all kinds Done at this Office. Shrewd, Careful Buyers ASK FOll THE m2A mM fiOBSEui SEWING MACHINE. It will please .you. On Exhibition ut mv store. Have just received a stock of Screen Oners and Windows, a vehicle of any sold lor casn or nil n and we are showing the largest some very pretty the line of Bays, Children - - - $2.50 one year for only $1.75 begin at any time. NEWS AND CITIZEN, wn ODDS AND ENDS. Gum camphor keeps off moths. Amusement to children is liko rain to flowers. Wholesome recreation conquers evil thoughts. If you are getting wcakknw take ii look ut Elijah. The coming man will fly 'When the coming broom is after him. Fortune does not change men; it only unmasks them. Kiccoboni. Most people are willing to do away frith vices of other peoplo. Tim first silver coin was made by Thi- don, king of Argos, 809 B. C. In 100 Volt a mado tho first voltaic pile of disks of zinc and silver. Von nl wars lose vour bathing Khoo just lx fore, you tread on the clamshell. If all our wishes could bo gratified, every beggar would bo a pasha. in im nHtish kingdom somo oG snuare miles of land are devoted to burial pur poses. Tlirni nre times when one feels that in ventors, like immigrants, should be re stricted. If Spenser were tho princo of poets in his own age, Shakesieare was the prince of poets of all time. A grumbler who has lived to boOS years old has decided that it's hardly worth while after all. Moliero was the son of an upholsterer, who tried in vain t teach him the rudi ments of the business. r,i f 5vmnTiv' married men wear wed ding rings, a custom which many writers have advocated in this country. Persons who Buffer from gout or rheumatism seem most liable to bad ef fects from eating lobsters or crabs. People of sense manage to dress with out going to extremes in either tho direc tion of too little or too much black. Cassins fell by his own dagger after the battle of Philippi, the same dagger, it is said, with which ho stabbed Ca?sar. A silver spoon which was lost by Ilor aeo Woodward of Dayull, Conn., who is now 80 years of age, when bo was C years old has been restored to him, be claims. It was found at tho bottom of a well which was cleaned out. The l so f Revolver, by CavIry. Few soldiers ever understood tho se cret of handling squadrons better than did Slieriden, Ciw.'.er or Stuart. Natu rally enough, when there wero no tradi tions to go upon and not much time for training, men turacd instinctively to the weapon they wero most accustomed to and rarely used their sailers mtil they had exhausted their supply of cartridges. A charge carried through with decision swept opposition away by its rush find volume. Riders were unhorsed and chargers knocked over without the aid of sword cuts, and men who had learned to shoot on horseback made good prac tico with carbines or revolvers when their foes had given way p.nd wero fly ing before them. An American might. i.i fact, be trusted to look after himself uncommonly we ll in his own fashion. It was truant rell especially who showed how much might bo done in this way and how completely a cavalryman might disiK-nso with his traditional armament. That daring leader, tho Turcoman of tho southern states, equipped each of his fol lowers with ut least two revolvers and taught them to shoot as skillfully with the left as with tho right hand. A good swordsman would be as much at a dis count in an encounter with such oppo nents as the bravest Afghan or Zulu ut tho muzzle of a Martini. But the suc cess of the revolver in this particular in stance aff jrds no solid foundation for theories as to its value for horsemen less accustomed to its use. London Saturday Review. Ilavenous Crow. "As much as I have studied the habits of the American crow," said Columbus C. Everett atthcLindell, "I never found anything disagreeublo about him. I have often wondered where a crow gets its wonderful visiou and iower of scenting danger. They are queer birds, always looking down on one with an ominous eye that bodes no friendship. I never realized what awful and evil intelligence these birds have nntil I studied another typo of them, the raven of India. When I traveled in India three years ago, 1 mado many journeys on pack animals through long, dreary sections of terri tory. It was then that I perceived their wisdom. "On more than one occasion our little party was followed for hours and days by ravens, a hungry swarm that kept a certain distance, but never lost sight of us. I began to wonder why we wero shadowed by these hungry birds. Some of tho natives said that they were watch ing for somo of us to fall by the wayside. As an experiment I shot n dog and left it lying. These miserable vultures at tacked it at once, within a stone's throw of us. I should wondur little but that the American crow has the same tend encies and only waits a scarcity of rrain to show them." St. Louis Globe Democrat. Tlea mid Tarts. All tarts are pies, though all pies are not tarts. Pastry is a generic term for all culinary preparations that aro served on layers or in cases, opened or closed, of farinaceous paste, and "pio" is the contraction of this generic term. "Tart," though, is paste twisted torta into fancy shapes. A pie, open or closed, may be called a tart when any portio i of its paste has been twisted or fanci fully manipulated by tho maker. S that pies may consist of flesh or fish an 1 yet be tarts, aud tarts may bo of frui. and yet be pies. Notes and Queries. An Kxpenxive llou.eliuld. The sultan's harem costs $ 13.000,00'j yearly. Alsmt 100 women leave every year to marry, and each lias $:",5oi dowry. Vet the number never falls bo low 300. Every official struggles to pet his daughter in, for each has 10 servants, a carriage and four and a possibility of gaining influence over the sultan. In dianapolis Sentinel. Waited on the Queen For Forty Years. From England comes un item which may interest those who aro curious about court customs. Tho dowager Duchess of Athole, who has been a lady in wait ing to the queen for nearly 40 years and who was mistress of the robes in Lord Derby's first administration, was acting mistress of the robes during the months of February, March und April. The du ties of the oflico will be undertaken by Ihe dowager Duchess of Roxburghe dur ing May, Juno andJuly. Tho mistress of the robes attends tho queen nt nl! court aud state functions anil is exact ed to bo present at the drawing rooms, the state balls and tho state concerts. The dowager Duchess of Roxburghn has been a lady in waiting on tho queen foi inoro than 1!0 years, and in length el scrvico she conies second only to the dowager Duchess of Athole, the third place iH'ing filled by the dova;.; r Lady Churchill. Saving Money For 1'npa. "Papa," said Abner, "if you will buy me a printing press, I'll print you a news-pajs-r every day, unci then you won't have to spend your money on newr.pa pers." Harper's B izar. Dr. M. J, Davit is u prominent physician of Lewis, Cjihh county, Iowia nnd has been actively engnired in a practice of medicine at t hat place for the past thirty-live years. On the l?(!th, of May while in Des Moines en route to Chieatro he was taken with nn attack of diarrlneu. Having; sold Chamberlain's Colic, Cholera atul Diarrlnen Itemed v for the past seven teen years and knowing itsreliability he procured a '2"t cent bottle, two doses of which cured him. Incitement and chanfje of water ami diet incident to t raveling; often produce ilian hiea. i ii i.. ... i . .i ii t r y inn- p mi iimi pi i m ii i n in n i le i u i this Remedy. Forsaleby II.. I. Dw inell j Morrisville; Holmes V Cowles, .lohn- ton; Dr-T. V. Hubbell, Wolcott. , COPVKICHr ICn fn'inij in (he fiire of Nature to take the ordinary piil. Just consider bow it act There's too much bulk and bu 'Ie, ::n l not enough real good. And think how it leaves you when it's all over t Dr. Pierce's Pleasant Pellet- ret naturally. They help Natim- to li lier own work. They cleans nii'l renovate, mildly but thoroughly, ihu wholo system. Jirijidiitr, it, too. Tho help that tliey ivo, la-ts. They're purely vegetable, per fectly harmless, the smallet-t, cim t, and best to take. Sick Headache, Ililious Headache, Constipation, In digestion, Uilious Attacks, and all derangements of the Liver, Stomach and Kowels aro promptly relieved and permanently cured. One tiny, sugar-coated Pellet for a gentlo laxative three for a cathartic. They're tho cicijrsl j.ill you can buy, for they're (ttrntttl to givo satisfaction, or your money is re turned. You pay only for tho gool j oti get. This U true only of Dr. I'ieric'j medicines. THAT CURES n. w. Li-iTir, Wlnrhratrr.a. IL "Indigestion for 12 Years."ri 2 DATA'S U Wlnrhodrr, S. IL "CURED M EI" d - ITru Tin nr. a KtMAmjB Aft wri-Uj g. .KM'WN Ml K 1I NT 'I VIWMt F4 lilMi.Nlxi-l ha ' rwcii tmultVil n'lS In fl Wi ' -t i" (t an I ' y-ir.. mti I - t . 1rtl '-r t itlnif tl"l I t i.i h"if i that 1 -nuked r " f. f ' r t. any n itmiy mm f j uu.4 t X. It I". I: ui.ui 1 p . 7 DANA'S " SAltSAPAIULLAa H h 11. .pitifully yimn, Win. under, .v ii. k.w. i.rrrn. U IR i Mr. 1.. h ! wht tnl w'u h In I l.ii.i'i,-.. .nf -to vnr. .mlwvrwafirtirg Utu Mir Irol h "I t'i , K.-l.uilv ..., J. A. IVWI.IW !. LJ : W.iwWi-r.fc.ll. Urinai...ra I j Dim Sartapartt'.a Co., Betfatt, Main. L Scents offensive arise from bad tobacco. Sense is to invest yout cents in It makes the breath an in-censc. Aromatic, Ambrosial, Comforting, and costs no more than poor stuff. Remember "B-L." All Dealers. Sucr) 3 C0HCS0 Makes an fvery-d.iy convenience of nn olJ-tim? luxury. Pure anJ wholesome. Prepared with scrupulous enre. Hitrhrst award A all Pure Food Imposition. Each package makes two larpe pies. AvolJ Imitations an J insist on having tin NONE SUCH brand. MERRCl L ft SOUl.E. Syracuse. N. Y. tJAPANESU pa e-e CURE A in w ami Ci'Imi. Ii Tn iillii'Mil. riii.llliin nl ,U'lllll"l !. Illll llll'l'l In uul . '" In l;.. a I'i-iiIu' (in- i.t KM mill. I Minimi, i'.imil it lilt i ilinR hi hint. IiiimiH', Hik iiI r Hi miliary I'll' . mii.I main- iMIkt i!Ih und (i imlr wi jikin mi- ; il H ! Kri-Mt Ih-iii lit t Hi.- i-i'iin 1 lu alih. 1 In- III "I li v r il a nn iIiiniI cure rt'iiili rlnii hii el" ralli'ii Killi lh k it . I - miiiii'iury ln niiflrr. Tin. lii-nmly hnn iiiM-r (.ii kii"n tt lull. J I lr -t, i d'l ; n ut l.v m ill. M hy nlli r fnnu HiIh t-mlil ll rHtr Wln-ii It wrilii'li tiiiiriititi'i' l pimttivrly sl i'ii Nitli ii Iioxtk, In n lniiil tin' iim'Ih 11 m l i'i rt l. (villi M. mill fur 1 1 ' S.hii iU-. liil.irnlili'i' IsmhiI Oil 1 V I'V II til. & t'ltl-NfV. Inn H!lxr, AMI Shi'k Ai.K.Mri. Mi.nmm n.i.it, T. (nil fur tUinplra. I n V.. WKHTVS M'HVK AM IIIMIN TIJKATMKVr, cHTlllr fur HvKii'rm, lnrl. iii',., fill", Niiinilm, ll.'iiilai Ii''. Niiii l'r' liiiiiiin 'iniM"l I'V Mlrnliiil or l "Inn !, Wnki'inl ik'hh, Mami.il IV.i r...ii, Solli'iiii'K or llritin, riiiiiiikr inHiiily, mi'.i'i v, ilrmy, ilmth, lrtnm liiii i- l. I ifi' lliirri'inii . l." of I'owit In nlltcr nr. hnpoti'iii'V. I.i'iicorroltii'n, ainl All Kimi-hI. WrnkiH'.,.',, Involuntary .om'h, M'r. niatorrliir.i, n - I by ovrr-rrllon ol lumn. Mi ll nhiiKi', ovit Iniliilirrnrr. A nionih'. luT.t iiii nl, tl.lif 'r . I.t mail. We l.iiiirnnti'r i ltil' . t'liri1. r-u'h or.liT for liotiion, ith t. Kill hi'ii. I wrllti'it KuarnnU'e l., ri liin.l II not riiri'.l. C $r i;narnnti'r initi'il oulv ly Hull Si f'lirnr Jf 1 i iinuhlt ami N'li' Ai'iit v Morrlnvllli', I. $500 REWARD ! Vt r lll pay tin1 Hl.nvi1 ri'WHiil for miy rnw of l.lvir t'omplalnt. l'H'plii, Mi k II. u lai-lir, Iliilltri'Hlii.it, t".in'.Tf.all.'ll or t ".ml It 'ii'4 a cm n n.. I 1'iiro il II W rl I'L'i lal.li' l.lv. r Mil, Inn tin- ilir.-i llmi nn- ilrli 1 1 v roiiipliil with, 'l in y alii pnii iy i'im lal lo. iiii.I m tor (ml to Hlvi' .'Hisiai In. ii. "i'..'ar I'onlnl. I nrup I"., coiti.iiiin." Ml I'iIN. V I'riiM. Ilrwart of liiutaf i..ii. tli. I'l'mniiK itiniiuiHi-tiir'il only I'V Til .li'HN V. T t'..MI'A.T. C'HU'AUO. 111., hole ! nil IMiikli1. E-J ' &i 1' N i I r, ... . . . , Hl j. urt ..... .i i- " 5) k l VV) Pi