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NEWS AND CITIZEN, WEDNESDAY, JANUARY 27, 1897.
SOUL RECOGNITION. ffiEV. DR. TALLAGE ,SAYS WE SHALL KNOW EACH OTHER. lie Takes the Theory Out of the Realm of Speculation and Stirmlhe and Carries It Into the Kjrglou of I'ltsitlve Certainty. A Glorious Faith. Minneapolis, - Jim. 24. Dr. Tultnngo las leen for a few dnys preaching and lec turing in Chicago, Jlinutapclis mid St. Paul ami his sermon is on n tlieino which ivill absorbingly interest all who read It. IIo roturus this week to Washington. The subject I3 "Heavenly Recognition," nnd the text, II Samuel xil, 23, "'I Khali go to him." There is n very sick child in tho abode of David the king. Disease, which stalks up the dark lane of tho poor nnd puts Its smothering hand on lip and nostril of tho M'an and wasted, also mounts the palace Stairs and herding over the pillow blows into the face of a young prince the frosts if pain and dentil. Tears are wine to the king of terrors. Alas for David tho king. He can neither sloop nor cat nnd lies pros irate on his fuco weeping and wailing nn ttil the "palace rings with the outcry of woo. What are courtly attendants, or victori ous armies, or conquered provinces under such circumstances? What to any parent 5s all splendid surrounding when Lis child Is sick? Seven days have passed ou. There In that great houso two eyelids aro gently closed, two little hands folded, two little feet quiet, one heart still. Tho. servants come to boar tho tidings to the king, but they cannot mako up their minds to tell him, and they stand at the door whisper ing about tho matter, and David hears them, and he looks tip and says to tlieni, "Is tho child dead?" "Yes, he is dead. " David rouses himself up, washes himself, puts on new aoparel and sits down to food. What power hushed that tempest? What strength was it that lifted up that king whom grief had dethroned? Oh, it was tiie thought that ho would emtio again into the possession of that darling child. Xo grave digger's spado could hido i.im. The win try blasts of death could not put out the bright light. There would ho a forge some where that with silver hammer would weld tho brokon links. In a city where the hoofs of the palo horse never strike tho pavement ho would clasp his lost treasuro. lie wipes avwiy the toai s from his cyi.s, and he clears tho choking t;ricf from his throat and exclaims,.'-1 rl.all go to him." Tiio II.ivoo!y TiiroDg. Was David right r wrong? If we part Dn earth, v. ill wo mcts again in tho next world? "Well," f.ws snnio one. "that Bcems toko mi imy.w iiiiliiy. 3-ietivon is so largo a plaeo v.c nrw.r could find our kin flred, there." Going into soino ci!T, with out paving appointed a time and place for meeting, you might wander around for weeks and for moi tl.s, and perhaps for yearsiand liever see i ;;cb other, and heaven Js vaster than 41 earthly cities together. Andl:lwaro youT going to lind your do paVdVriend in tli at country? it is so vastuS'"- wont up on one Moun tain or Mpiretion, ii,ul locked oft upon the niullM jo-ond Iwsaid, "Thousands of thousand," " llien lie enmeupon a creator nlUu-Jl'ili:t,lon f,l looked off upon itagain, filTMio said, "Ten thousand times ten thousand." And then he came on a higher mount of Inspiration and looked off again, aad he said, "A hundred and forty and four thousand und thousands of thou sands." And he can:6 on a still greater height of inspiration, and ho looked off again nnd czclaimed, "A great multitude tint no man con number." Now, I ask, how are you going to find your friends hi such a throng as that? Is not this idea wo have been entertaining, jfter all, u fab i;y? Is this doctrine of fu ture recognition of friends in heaven a guess, n myth, n whim, or is it a pranitlo foundation upon which tho soul pierced of all ages may build , a glorious hope? In tense question 1 Every heart In this audi ence throbs right into it. There is in every ?oul hero the tomb of at least one dead. Tremendous question! It makes tho lip juivcr, and tho cheek Hush, and the entire nature thrill. Shall we know each other there? I got letters almost every month asking mo to discuss this subject. I got a letter Ju a bold, scholarly hand, on gilt edged paper, nuking me to discuss this "question, and I say, "Ah, that is a curious man, and ho wants a curious question solved!" But I get another letter. It is written with n trembling hand and on what scorns to bo a torn out leaf of a book, nd there and here is the mark of a tear, and I say, "Oh, that is a broken heart, and it wants to be comforted !" Tho object of this sermon is to take this theory out of tho region of surmise and speculation into the region of positive cer tainty. People say: "It would be very pleasunt if that doctrine were true. I hope It may be true. Perhaps it is true. I wish It were true." Put I believe that I cun bring an accumulation of argumont to bear upon this matter which will prove the doctrinoof future recognition as plain ly as that thoro is any boa von at all, and that tho kissof rounion at the celestial gate will bo us certain as the dying kiss at the floor of the scpulehcr. Fact Tor Proof. . Now, when you are going to build a ship ou must got tho right kind of timber, you lay the koel and make tho framework Of tho very best materials the keelson, Stanchions, plauk shear, oountor timber, knees, transoms all iron or solid oak. You may build a ship of lighter material, but whon thecyclono comes on it will go down. Now, wo may have a great many beautiful theories ubout tho future world built out of our own fancy, und thoy may do very well as long as we have smooth sailing in the world, but when the storms of sorrow Dome upon us, and tho hurricane of death, we will Lo swamped we will be founder (d. We want n theory, built out of (jod's cornal word. The doctrine of fu'turo rto txnition is not so often positively stati d In Ihewoi'dof (Jod as implied, und you know, my friends, that that Is, ufter all, tho strongest mode of r.llinnulion, Your friend travels In forolgn luhds. JIo comes homo. He does not begin by arguing with you to prove that there aro such places as London mid .Stockholm and Paris and Dresden and P,orlin, but his conversation Implies It. And ro this l.iblo does not so positively state this theory as, till up and down Its Dhapters, taka H for granted. What does toy ti .xt iniplj? "I shall go to him." What consolation would it be to David to go tr his child if ho would not know bin.? Would David Imvo boon nl i wed to reco-d this anticipation for the Inspection of i ll ages if it, were n ground less nnt.ieipi.ii.oii? Wo read In tliollr.-t book of the LiMe! Abraham died und was gath Srod to hia j eujiii). Jacob died and was gallu led to !;!. people. Moses died and f as gathered to 1. Is people. What people? Why, the! friends, their comrades, their )U1 coiupi.nioni. Of course it means that. U c.iliixi uiea .. uu thing el a". So In tho very beginning of the Iiihlefour times that is taken for granted. Tho whole Now Tes tament is an arbor over w hieh this doctrine creeps likealuxuriaut vine full of the pur plo clusters of consnlation. James, John und Peter followed Christ into the moun tain. A light falls from heaven on that mountain und lilts it into the glories ol the celestial. Christ's garments glow and his face shines like the sun. The door ol heavon swings open. Two spirits come down and alight on that mountain. The disciples look at then) and recognize them as Moses and Elias. Now, if thoso dis ciples standing on tho earth could recog nize tlieso two spirits who hud been foi years in heaven, do you tell me that we, with our heavenly eyesight, will not be able to recognize thoso who have gone out from among us only 5, 10, 20, 30 years agol The Pible Indicates over and over again that the angels know each other, and then the Bible says that we are to be hlghei than the ungels, and if tho angels have tht power of recognition, shall not we, whe are to bo higher than they in the next realm, have as good eyesight and us good capacity? What did Christ mean in his conversation with Mary and Martha when he said, "Thy hrctlicr shall rise again?" It was as much as to say: "Don't cry. Don't wear yourselves out with this trou hlo. You will see him again. Thy brothel sliull rise again. " Tho Bi bio describes heaven as a great homo circle. Well, now, that would be a very queer home circle where the members did not know each other. The Bible do scribes death as a sleep. If wo know each other before we go to sleep, shull wo not know each other after we wako up? Oh, yes. We will know each other a groat deal better then tuan now, "For now," says tho apostle, "v.e seo through u glass dark ly, but then face to face. It will bo my purified, cut I.i oned und glorified body gaz ing on your purified, enthroned ana glori fied hotly. Iti-Hsims For Belief. Now, I demand, if you believe tho Bible, that you take this theory of future recog nition out of tho realm of speculation and surmiso into the region of positive cer tainty, and no more keep saying: "I hope it is so. 1 have an idea it is so. I guess it is so. ' lie able to say, with all the con centrated energy of body, mind und soul, "I know it is foI" There are in addition to these Bible arguments other reasons why I accept this theory. In the first luco, because tiio re jection of it implies tiio entire obliteration of our memory. Can it bo possible that we shull forget foiover thoso with whoso walk, look, manner wo have been so long famil ial? Willi death come and with a sharp, keen blade hew away this faculty of mem ory? Abraham said to Dives, "Son, re member. " If the exiled and tho lost ro member, will not thoentbroned remember? You know very well that our joy in any circumstance is augmented by the com panionship of our friends. We cannot sou a picture vIth less than four ej'es, or hear a Song Willi less than four ears. Wo want some one beside us with whom to exchange glancesond sympathies, and I suppose the joy of iieaven is to be augmented by the fuct that we are to have our friends with us when there rise before us the thrones of the blessed, end when there surges up in our ear the jubilate of the saved. Heaven Is not a contraction, it is an expansion. If I know you hero, I will know you better there, Here I seo you with only two eyes, but there the soul shull have a million eyes. It will be immortality guzhig on immortality ransomed spirit in colloquy with ransomed spirit victor beside victor. When John Eviins; tho Scotch minister, was seated in his study, his wife came in and said to him, "My dear, do you think we will know each other in heaven?" He turned to her and said, "My dear, do you think we will be bigger fools in heaven than we aro here?" Again, I accept this doctrine of future recognition because the world's expectancy affirms it. In all hinds and anes this theory is received, Whut form of religion planted it? No form of religion, for it is received under all forms of religion. Then, I argue, a sentiment, a feeling, un anticipation, universally planted, must have been God Implanted, nnd if God Implanted it is rightfully implanted. Soeratos writes: "Who would not part with a great deal to purchase a meeting with Orpheus and Homer? If it be true thut this is to be the consijeurnco fit death, I could even be uble to die often. " Among tho Danes, when a master dies, his servant sometimes slays himself that ha may serve the muster in the future world. Cicero, living before Christ's com ing, said: ' Oli, glorious day when I shull retire from this low und sordid scene to associato with the divine assemblage of de parted spiritsj and not only with the one I have just mentioned, but with my dear Cato, the best of sonatina most faithful of men. If I seemed to bear his death with fortitude, it was by no means that I did not most sensibly leel the luss I had sus tained. It was because I was supported by the condoling reflection that we could not long be separated." The Norwegian believes it. The Indian believes it. The Oreenlander believes it. The Swiss believe it. The Turks'belleve it Under every sky, by every river, in evory zone, the theory is adopted, and so I say a principle universally Implanted must be God implanted, und hence a right beliof. The argument is irresistible Soul Features. Again, I adopt this theory because there are features of moral temperament and features of the soul that will distinguish us forever. How do we know each other in this world? Is it merely by the color of the eye, or the length of the hair, or the fuoial proportions? Oh, no. It is by the disposition as well, by natural affinity, using the word In the very best sense und not iu tho bad sense, and If in the dust our body should perish und lie there forever, and there should be no rosurrectlon, still the soul has enough feature und the dispo sition has enough features to muko us dis tinguishable. 1 can understand how in sickness a man will become so delirious that he will not know his own friends, but will we be blasted with such insutlorablo idocythat, rr.-ndlng hesldo our best friends for till etcrnny, wo will never guess who they tire? Again, I think thut one reason why we ought to accept this doctrine is because we never in this world have an cpprottinity to give thanks to those to whom we are spirit ually Indebted. '1 be joy of heaven, we uro told, Is to bo Inaugurated by a review of life's work. These Christum men and wo men who have been toiling for Christ, have they seen the full resultof their work? Oh, no! In the t-lmivli at, Sinnervllle, N. J., John Vredenbiirgli prrin liod for a great miiny years, lie felt that his mil Istry wus a failure, although lie was a faithful minis ter preaching the gospel all the time. Ho died, anil tiled amid discouragements, and went bon e lntiod, lor i.o one ovor doiil.t 'd tln.t John Yredt til, uigh was a gootl Chi I.-! i in minister. A little while alter hia Ui tub tin.ro cuttiu it great uwakcu- ing in tMimerville. in it ;i,o Sabbath S00 souls stood up at, tl.e Ci.rit tinn altar es pousing the cause of ('hirst, among them my own father ai d mother. Av.d what wus peculiar in leg.. id to nearly all of those 200 souls was that they dated their religious impressions from tl.o ministry of John Yrcdenhurgh-' Will that good Chris tian man before tho throne of Cod never meet those souls brought to Christ through his instrumentality? Oh, of course ho will know them. I remember one Sabbath oft ernoon, borne down with tho senso of my sins and knowing not God, I took up Dod dridge's "Hiso and Progress." Oh, what a dark afternoon it wus, and I read tho chapters, and I read the prayers, uhd I tried to make the prayers my own. Oh, I must see Philip Doddridge. A glorious old book bewrotel It is out of fashion now. There is a mother before the throne ot God. You say her joy is full. Is it? rou say there can be no augmentation of it. Cannot there be? Her sou was a wundorei and a vagabond on the earth when that good mother died. He broke horold heart. Sho diod leaving him in the wilderness ol sin. She is before the throne of God now. Years pass, and that son repents of his crimes und gives his heart to God and be comes a usoful Christian and dies and en ters the gates of heaven. You tell me that that mother's joy cannot be uugniented? Let them confront each other, the son and the mother. "Oh," she says to the annels of God, "rejoice with mo! The dead is alive again, and the lost is found. Hallo luiaiil I nevor-espectcd to see this lost out comoback." The Bible says nations ur to be born in u day. When China comes to God, w ill it not know Dr. A heel? When India comes, will it not know Dr. John Seudder? When t ho Indians come to God, Will they not know David Brainerd? ' An Idea of Iieaven. Heaven is not a stately, formal phtco, as I sometimes .he.ir it described, a very fri gidity of splendor, where people stand on cold formalities and go around about with hoavy crowns of goid on their heads. No, that is not my idea of iieaven. My idea oi heaven is more like this: You are seated in the evening tide by the lireplace, yom whole family there, or nearly nil of them there. While you aro seated talking and enjoying the evening hour there is u knock at tho dour und the door opens, and there conies In u brother that has been long ab sent. He has been absent, for years you have not seen him, and no sooner do yol make up your mind that it is certainly lit thun you leap up, and tho question is wlia shall give him tiio first embrace. That is my idea of . heaven a . great home circle where they aro waiting lor us. Oh, will you not know your mother's voice tlicmii She who always culled you by your lirst name long after others had given you the formal "mistet?" You were never any thing but James, or John, or Georgo, ci Thomas, or Mary, or Florence to her. Will you not know your child's voice? She ol the bright eye and tho ruddy cheek, and the quiet stop, who came in from play und ilung herself into your lap, a very showei of mirth and beauty? Why, the picture id graven in your souL It cannot wear out. If that little one should stand on the othoi side of some heavenly hill and call to you, you would hear her voice above the hurst of heaven's great orchestra. Know It! You could not help but know it Now I bring you this glorious consola tion of future recognition. If you couid get this theory into your heurt, it would lift a great many shadows that are stretch ing across it When I was a lad, I used ta go out to the railroad track and put my ear down on the track, und 1 could heu'i the express train rumbling miles away und coming on, and today, my friends, if we only had faith enough we could put out ear down to tho grave of our dead and lis ten and hear in the distance the rumbliDg Soul Modesty. I sco n soul entoriog heaven nt lust, with covered face at the idea t hat it has done so littlo for Christ and feeling borne down With linworlliinos8, and it snys to itself, "I have no right to be hero." A voice from a throne uys: "Oh, you forgot thut Sunday school class you invited to Christ! I was one of them." And unotber voice says: "You forget that poor man to whom you gavo a loaf ef bread und told of tht heavenly bread. I was that man." And another gays: "You forget thut sick one to whom you gave .medicine for the body and the soul. 1 wus that one." And then Christ, from a throne overtopping all the rest, will say, "Inasmuch as ye did it to one of the least of these, youdid it tome." And then the seraphs will take their harps from the side of the throne and cry, "What song shall it bo?" And Christ, bonding over the harpers, shallsay, "It shull be the hurvest homo!" One more reuson why I am disposed to accept this doctrine of future recognition is thut so many In their laBt hour on earth have confirmed this theory. 1 speak not of persons who have been delirious in thoir last moment aud knew not whut they were about, but of persons who died "in calm ness and placidity, aud who were not nut urally superstitious. Often the glories of heaven have struck tho dying pillow, and the departing man has huid he saw aud heard those who hud gone away from him. How often it is in the dying moments par ents see their departed children and chil dren see their departed parents! I came down to the banks of the Mohawk river. It was evening, and I wanted to go over the river, and so I waved my hat and shouted, and after awhile I saw some one waving on the opposite bank, nnd I hoard him shout, aud the bout cunie ucross, and 1 got in and was transported. And so I suppose it will be in the evening of our life. We will come down to the rlvor of death and give a signul to our friends ou theothur shore, und they will give a signul buck to us, and the bout comes, und our departed klni red are the oarsmen, the fires of tho sotting day tinging the tops of tho puddles. Oh, have you never sat by such a death bod? In that hour you hour tho departing soul cry, "Hurkl Look!" You hearkened aud you looked. A little child, pining away becuuse of the denth of its mother, getting weaker und weuker every day, was taken into tho room where hung the pic ture of her mother. She seemed to enjoy looking at It, und then sho was taken away, and alter awhile died. In the lust moment that wan und wasted littlo oni lifted her bunds, while her face lighted up With tho glory of the next world und cried out, "Mothtrl" Do you tell mo she did not seo her mother? Sho did. So in my first settlement at Belleville a plain man Bald to me: "What do you think I beard last night? 1 was iu the room where one of. toy neighbors was dying. He was a good mun, and he said ho heard tho ungclt of Uod hinging before the throne. 1 huven't much poetry about mo, but 1 listened and 1 heard tlicmti.o." Said 1, "I have lie doubt i f it." iiy, we uro to bo taken up to heaven at hiht by mli.lstnilng spirits. Who uro li.iytubi? Souls that went up from 2.i,i.i..s, or Ant luck, or .li rusaleiii) Oh, no; i.i.i-(.loru.tit Limited mo going tc troop uiuui,u lis! on of the chariots of resurrection, victory. Ohoavon! sweet heaven! You do not spell heaven as you used to spell it h-e-a-v-e-n, heaven. But now when you want to spell that word, you place side by side tho faces of tho loved ones who ore gone, and in that Irradiation of light und love and bounty and joy you spell it out as never hoforo, in songsand halleluiahs. Oh, ye whoso hearts are dow n under the sod of tho cemetery, cheer tip ht the thought of ffiis reunion! Oh,' how much you will have to tell them when onco you meet them ! liefore the Throne. How much you have been through since you saw them last. On tho shining shoro you will talk it all over. Tho heartaches, the lonoliuess, tho sleepless nights, the weeping until you hud no more power to woep, because the heart was withered and dried up. Story of vacant chair und empty cradle and littlo shoo only half worn out, never to bo woru again, just the shape of the foot thut once pressed it. And dreams when you thought that the departed had come back again, nnd the room seemed bright with their faces, nnd you started up to greet them, nnd in the effort tho dream broke nnd you found yourself standing uniid room in the midnight alone. Talk ing it all over, and then, hand in hand, wulking up nnd dow n in the light. No sor row, no tears, no death. O heavon! beau tiful heaven heaven where our friends aro! Heaven whero we expect to bo! In the east, they take a cage of birds and bring it to the tomb of tno dead, and t hen they open the door of tho eugp, and tho birds. Dying out, sing. And 1 would today bring a cage of Christian consolation to tho grave of your loved ones, and I would open the door nnd let them fill nil tho air with tl.e music of their voltes. Oli, how they bound in, theso spirits be fore the throno! Some shout with glad ness. Some break fort h into uin ontiollatle weeping for joy. Some stand speechless in their shock of delight. They sing. Thoy quiver with excessive gladness. They gaze on the temples, on the palaces, on tho wa tors, on each other. They weave thoir joy into garlands, tl.ey spring it , into trium phal arches, tiiey striko on timbrels, and then all tho loved ones gather in a great circle around tho throne of God fathers, mothers, brothers, sisters, sons at.d daugh ters, lovers and friends, hand to hand around ubout the thtoi.c tho circle, hand to bund, joy to joy, jubilio to jubilee, vic tory to victory. ' until tiio day break and the shadows lice away, 'lurn, n.y beloved, nnd I o like a roe or a young hart upon the mountains of Bother. " Ob, bow different it is on earth from the way it is in heaven when a Chrisian dies! Wo say, "Close bis eves." In iieaven tl. y say, "Give him a palm." On earth wo say, "Let him down in the ground." J n heaven they say, "Hoist him on a throne." On earth it is, "farewell, farewell." In Iieav en it is, "Welcome, welcome." And so I seo a Christian sot.l coming down to the river of dom and be steps i;t.o the river, nnd tlo wall r onies up to tho nnklo. Ho suys, "Lord Jesus, t.i this death?" "No," says Christ, "this is not death. " And he wedes stiil d.eper down into the waters until tho flood comes to the kneo, and be says, "Lord Jesus, toll me, tell me, is this death?" And Christ, says, "No, no; this is not death." And ho wades still farther down until tiio wave conies to the girdle, und the soul says, "Lord Jisus, is this death?" "No," says Christ, "this is not." And deeper in wndes the soul till the bil low strikes the lip, und the departing one cries, "Lord Jesus, is this death?"' "No," 6nys Christ, 'this Is not." But when Christ hud lifted this soul on a throne of glory, und nil tho pomp and joy of heaver came surging to its feet, then Christ, snid "This, O tiansported soul, this is death!' " Is Gibraltar I'seless? An nrticlo of exceptional interest evi dently written by a Sj anish military clli cer appears in the Memorial do Artil leria, showing th;it the extended range of modern artillery bus completely revolu tionized the conditions which huvo liithertc enabled Gibraltar to protect its own ursennJ and dockyard and to afford saicty for ves sels at anchor under the guns of the for tress. When Gibraltar was taken by tho Eng lish in 1704, the greatest range for artillery fire was only ubout 3,000 yards, so that a fleet under tho battories of Gibraltar was secure aguiust attack from tho Spanish coast. It is now pointed out that with a com paratively stuall expenditure of money by the Spanish government batteries con structed In the bay of Algoclras, upon the ridge of mountains known us the Queen of Spain's Chair, would actually command Gibraltar ut a distance of U,000 yards, and would be capable of demolishing the whole length of the fortifications from the Gal leries to Etiropa point. Those Spanish bat teries would ulso threaten the entry of ships of war to Moles. This plan would merely involve the mounting of some 40 heavy guns of from 4.7 Inch to 12 inch caliber and a similar number of howitzers. At the present moment the' strategical points on this part of the Spanish coast ure entirely unfortified and with Spain's pres ent emburrnssments in Cuba aud the Phi lippines it is not likely, us the Broad Ar row points out thut the Madrid govern ment will take Inimcdiute action in the matter. But that these batteries may be constructed sumo day or other is far from improbable, and, in view of the great Im portance to England of Gibrultar us a nuvul base and the renewed expenditure upon its oombined arsunal and dockyord the subject is beginning to attract the serlout attention of naval nnd military authorities New York Herald. Chicora, Pa., "Herald :" Itichard Vensel re ports One Minute Cough Cur the greatest success of medicine science. 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It is a wiso precaution to teach a child to pass a thread oi' silk or dental floss between tho teeth ufter eating, as well as to brush tht iu legithuly. fcalt and water is a pood antiseptic, uud .unsworn for a deutifrieo as well us many more elabo rate, aud moro expensive preparations.--Ladies' Homo Journal. A weed in the garden enn be eusily destroy ed when it first starts. Consumption can hti nipped In the bud by One Minute Cough Cure. ( H. Pons, (leo. B. Allen, 11. ,T. Dwinell, C. ) Jones, Khuttuck & Hou, J.J, Yetirun, Dr. llubbell. ill jjpllLj eft r GWWXfr r cgelablcPreparationfor As similating UieFoodatidReguia ling the S tomaxhs and Bowels of Promotes Diges tion,Cheeiful ncss andRcst.CODtains ncilher Opium.Morphine nor Mineral. Not Narcotic. nuipe ofOldVrSMfCHElirMll FuiiiJcm See J" Mx.Scnna Sa!li -sinise Cecd Jtppermint -JJi CurbotialtSodj J1arm Seed -(Jwititd Sutprr huiAfyfctti' I'tavor. A perfect Remedy for Constipa tion, Sour Stoniach.Piarrhoca, Worms .Convulsions , t verish ncss and Loss or Sleep. Facsimile Signature of NEW YORK. ... - r .-'5 ti rr., .. EXACT COPY OF WRAPPER. IN G. fl. SIMMBH'S, STOWE, VERMONT, during the month of January, commencing January 4. We mean this to be a CLEANING OUT SALE, and our prices,will be dropped low enough to do the business, no matter what the loss is to us. They are going to be sold to the highest bidder for the cash.- No cards used during this sale. Get one of the circulars, at our store con taining the long list of Warm Goods and Warm Prices ! It may do you good. Yours very truly, O. A. SIMMONS, Stowe, - - - Vermont. DOlll I BARGAINS IN ALL KINDS OF WINTER GOODS AT HFFS We call special attention to Ladies', Misses' and Children's Winter Jackets and Capes I at the very bottom prices. We have a large asssortment that must be reduced REGARDLESS OF COST ! Fine Bargains in Dress Goods ! CLOTHING A SPECIALTY ! Men's Fur Coats at Reduced Rates. In fact everything pertaining to Winter Goods and what helps to make up a first-class Dry Goods Store. We will give you a bargain if you will call and see for yourself. A new Tuxedo Sewing Machine for $19. Winter Millinery at a discount. Ladies' Sailor and Storm Hats at reduced prices. To those having accounts of long standing, we ask you to pay special attention to this last item. LOOK AFTER THIS BUSINESS AT ONCE. Wolcott, Vt, Jan. 12, 1897. it'1 'r r Sure a,,rU,st.eltor COKN, muter seventy (ivn..n.t notuis u - . onottrtra ox crtW)eU ;Z l." " , swdUo-do a new crop, ' "llerwiso - - or ,luiy nw m ' tisf'1 lm,u: ' .......1 . ..... "A flVUTB '".-' Sand toy Vest roe.et 1 ruuu -- 1 y THAT THE FAC-SIMILE SIGNATURE OF IS ON THE WRAPPER OP EVEEY BOTTLE OF Castoria is pet tip in one-size bottles only. It is sot sold in balk. Don't allow anyone to sell yon anything else on the plea or promise that it is "jnst as good" and "will answer every pur pose." f- See that yon get C-A-S-T-0-E-I-Ar Tho fas- A . cf " wrapper. ALL AT id Goods BLOCK, WOLCOTT. . ..... , MA .pd'(lllM July. o ' inn - ,8 ta . " " !rmr m - corll , ttuy tins cm.. - .,. ttt 58 cem ,,; HOW OU, ----- H1.WF' Mat.ual. 8