The Algona Upper Des Moines from Algona, Iowa on February 7, 1894 · Page 6
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Algona, Iowa
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trmm BES MOINES: ALGONA, IOWA, 7 ^ „_ j. Attune A^IJ . tALM AGE r*REACHfeS ABOUT THE HEAVENLY KINGDOM. It CtlhiC td PBK* tf'lilln t Wi»« -Among: t-iic Ci>ptivo.4 by the Ittver or •tliplmf Timttho Honvmift Were Opened .And I SAW Visions of <iod." '1hipoKr,vj<, Feb. 4, 13!U.—-Tn the "JJrooJdyii Tabernacle this forenoon the liyiiius, the scripture lesson and the prayers, as AA-cll as the sermon, Avcre iibout the future Avorld more than about thisAvorld. KeA'. Dr. Tsthnagc took for his subject: "A Vision of Heaven," the text being: Esiekiel i : i : "jtfOAV it •cflme to pass, as 1 Was among the captives by the Klvev of Chebar that the faeavens Avere opened and 1 saw visions <o£God." Expatriated and in fnr exile on the 'banks of the llivcr Chebar, an affluent of the Euphrates, sat Ezckicl. It Avas there he had an i.nmortal dream, .a,nd it is given to us in the holy script- •xtrcs. He dreamed of Tyre and Egypt. He dreamed of Christ and the coming <hcaveu. This .exile seated by that irtver' Chebar had a more Avonderful •stream than you or I cA'cr have had, or «vcr Avill have, seated on the banks of the Hudson, or Alabama, or Oregon, or "Thames, or Tiber, or Danube. But we all have had memorable •ulreains, some of them Avhen AVC Avcre lialf asleep and half awake, so that AVC •«li<l not knoAV Avhcthca 1 they Averc born *»£ shadOAV or sunlight: Avhcthcr they •were thoughts let loose and disar- fanged as in slumber, or the imagina- ifcion of faculties invukc. Such tt dream I had this morning. It -«va,s about fi:i)0 aud the day AVIIS breaking. It Avas a dream of (Jotlj a dream of heaven. Kx.ekiel had his dream on tho batiks of the Chebar; I had my ' dream not far from the batiks of the Uludson. The most of the stories of Hieaven were Avrittcn many centuries iago, and they tell us IIOAV the place (looked theu, or IIOAV it Avill look oen- "turles ahead. Would you not like to J.cnoAv IIOAV it looks noAV? That is Avhat I am going- to tell you. I AA'as there •this morning'. I have just got buck. Hoiv I got into that city ot the sun I 3inow not. Which of the twelve gates ."1 entered is to ine uncertain. Hut my "first remembrance of the scene is that I stood on one of the main avenues, iiooking this Avsiy imd that, lost an raptures, and the air so ,ful «>f music nnd redolence, arid laugh fer and light, thut I knew not Avhicl • f&tecct to take. Avhcn an angel of t!o( saoeosted me and offered to show me ^.he'Objects of greatest interest, and ti •conduct-me from street to street, line ;-from mansion to mansion, and fron ticmplu to temple, and from. Avail to •wall. 1 said to the angel, "How long .'•bast ithou been in hetivcnV" iind the iimswer came, "Thirty-lAvo ycnrs uc- •<eoixling to the earthly calendar.' '.There Avas a, secret about this a-nsrel'.* •cnainc that was not given me, but from "the tenderness, and sweetness, and af- rfection, and interest taken in my Avalk rthrough heaven, and more than all in itlie fact of thirty-tAvo years,' residence the number of yeiirs since she ascended, I "think it Avas my mother. Did age, anil decrepitude, and the tired look v-Avere all gone, but I think it Avas she. 'You see, 1 AA-US only on u visit to the • city, and had not yet taken up resilience, and I could know only in part. 1 looked in for a fcAV moments at the -great tempi- \ Our brilliant and lovely .Scotch es 1st, Mr. Drummoiul, says there is n urch in heaven, but he <lid not left, r it on the right street. .'St. John¥ - right Avhen in his il'iitmosic vf^ /n, recorded in tho third •chapter of 'Kevelation, ho speaks of -"The Temple of My (ioil." I saw it "this morning'; the largest church I ever saw; as big as all the churches ami cathedrals of the eurth put together, .and it was thronged. Oh, Avhat a nnaltitude! I hud uoA'cr seen so many jpoople togethei 1 , All tho audiences of vsll the churches of till the earth put together Avould make a poor attendance compared Avith that assemblage. 'There was a fashion in attire and hoatl- >dress that immediately took my attention. The fashion Avas white. All in vwhite, *ave one. And the head-dress vivas a garland of rose, ami lily, and i mignonette, mingled Avith green leaves • culled from the royul gardens, and i bound together with bands of gold. And I saAV some young men Avitli a •ring on the finger of the right hand, aud said to my accompanying angel, "AVhyithose rings on the lingers of the <right hands' 1 " and 1 AVUS told that those • \vho Avore them AA-ere prodigal sons, -ami once fed swine in the wilderness, -and lived on husks, but they came .home, and the rejoicing 'Father said, ' *.tPut o> ring-on his hand." Hut Lsaid .there Avas one exception >$o this fashion of AA'hite pervading- till the auditorium and clear up through ;all the galleries. It AVUS the attire of • the one. who Resided in that immense • iemple. The chiefest, the mightiest, 'the loveliest person in all the place. IdUs cheeks seemed to lie flushed with ',.and his forehead Avasa i morning sky,, and .his lips Avere eloquence omnipotent. But his attire was of depp colors. They suggested tne «avnage through which he hud passed, and I, said . to nuy attending angel, *'What is that, criinsoa robe that he wears?" ..and I was told, "They are «jye4 garments-froui Hozrah," and "he "trod the Avine press alione." fcioon after I entered this tern pic they to chant the-celetitial litany. It uniike< any thing I hud ever heard sweetness .or power, and 1 have tlie; mos>t -of the great organs, tho most of-the-great oratorios, I to lay accompanying' a.rjgc'1. "Who {hat standing yonder \vith the j ml the aiiMver was, "4>avid!" ,4^ i suid, t'Who it: that Mounding that Christ himself, when all the worshipers, lower down nnd higher up, ft thousand galleries of them, suddenly dropped on their knees and chanted, ''Worthy is the Lamb that Avas slain." Under the overpoAvering harmony I fullback. I said, "Let us go. This is too much for. mortal ears, lean not bear the overwhelming symphony." But I noticed as I Avas about to turn aAvay that on the steps of the altar Avas something like the lachyrrnal, or tear- bottle, as I had seen it in the earthly museums, the lachrymals, or tear- bottles into Avhich the t Orientals used to Avecp their griefs and set them away as sacred. But this lachyrrnal or tcar- bottlc, instead of eartheuAvarc as those the Orientals Used, AVOS lustrous and fiery with many splendors, and it Avas towering 1 and of great capacity. And I said to my attending angel, "What is that great lachrymal, or tear-bottlei standing ou the step of the altar?" and the angel saiel, "Why, do you not knoAV? That is the bottle to which David the psalmist referred in his fifty- sixth Psalm, when he said, 'Put thou my tears into thy bottle.' It is full of tears from earth; tears of repentance; tears of bereavement; tears of joy; tears of many centuries." And then I saAV IIOAV sacred to the sympathetic God are earthly sorrows. As I AVUS coming out of the temple I saAV nil along the pictured Avails there Avere shelves, and golden vials were being set up on all those shelves. And I said: "Why the settiug-up of those vials at this time'.' They seem just UOAV to have boon lilleel," and the attending angel said: "The Avcek of prayer all around the earth has just closed, and more supplications have been inn etc than have been made for a long Avhile, and these new vials, ncAvly set up, arc what the Bible speaks of as 'golden vials full of odors, which are the prayers of saints.' " And I said to the accompanying tingcl, "Can it be possible that the prayers of the earth are Avorthy of being kept in such heavenly shape?" "Why," said the angel, "there is nothing that so moves heaven as the prayers of earth, and they are set up in sight of these- infinite multitudes, and, more than all, in the sight of Christ, and he cannot forget them, and they arc before him Avorld Avith- out cud." Then we came out. and as the temple is ohviiys open, and some Avorship at one hour and others at other hours, AA-C passed down the street amid the throngs coming- to and going from tho great temple. And AVC passed along through a street called Martyr Place, and wo met there, or SUAV sitting at the Avindows, the souls of those Avho on earth Avcnt through lire and flood, and under sAvord and rack. We saAV John Wickliffc, Avhose, ashes Avcre by decree of the Council of Constance thrown into the river; and Rogers, Avho bathed his hands in the lire as though it had been Avater; and Bishop Hooper, and Melvail, and Latimer, and Ridley, and Polyenrp, Avhom the llamcs refused to destroy as they bent outward till a spear did the work, aud some of tho Albigenses, and Huguenots, and consecrated Quakers Avlio Avcre slain for their religion. They had ou them many scars, but their scars were illumined and they had on tlieir faces u look of especial triumph. Then AVC passed along Song row, and AVC met some of the old gospel singers. "That is Isaac Watts," said my attendant. As AVC came up to him-he asked me if the churches on earth Avero still singing the hymns he composed at the house of Lord and Lady Abney, to whom ho paid a visit of thirty-six years, and I told him that many of the churches opened their Sabbath morning services Avith his old hymn, "Welcome, Sweet Day of Host," and celebrated their gospel triumphs with his liymn, "Salvation, O the Joyful Song," ind often roused their devotions by his lymn, "Come AVC that Love the Lord." While AVO were talking ho introduced i'. to another of the song writers, anil said, "This is Charles Wesley, who bo- onged ou eiirth to u different church 'rom mine, but AVC arc all now members of the same church, The Temple God and the Lamb." Anil 1 told !'hnrles Wesley that almost every Sabbath we. wing one of his old hymns, 'Arm of the Lord, Awake!" or, "Come, .et us Join our Friends Above;" or •Love Divine, All Love 1'Jxeelliii"-." ered over you, and kissed your cheek, and filled your dr^amo \.ltli their glad faces, and that they would be dt the gate to greet you when yon ascended to be with them forever. "But," say other voices, "did you see our glorified friends?" Yes, I saw them, and they are well in the land across which no pneumonias, 9r palsies, or dropsies, or typhoids ever sweep. The aroma blows Over from orchards with trees bearing twelve manner of fruits, and gardens, compared with which Chatsworth is a desert. The climate is a mingling of an earthly Juno and Oetob n-; the balm of the one and the tonic of the other. The social life in that realm where they are iff superb and perfect. No controversies, or jealousies, or hates; but love, universal love, everlasting love. And they told me to tell you not to weep for them, for their happiness knows no bounds, and it is only a question of time when you shall reign with them in the same palace, and join with them, in the same, exploration of planets, and the same tour of worlds. But yonder in this assembly is an upturned face that seems to ask how about the ages of those in heaven, "Do my departed'children remain children, or have they lost their childish vivacity? Do my departed parents remain aged, or have they lost the venerable out of their nature?" . Well, from what I saw I think childhood had advanced to full maturity of faculty, retaining all the resilience of childhood, and that the aged had retreated tub, and tlio dairy, rewarded accord- .ing to how. wcii they did their woric. whether to sofa tea-table or govern tv lation, whether eiflpress ' or' inillt- maid. I could not #et over it as in mj dream I saw till tliis< and that some o.' the most unknown of earth were the most famous in heaven, and thntmany who seemed '.the greatest failures ol earth were the greatest successes of heaven. And as we passed along one of the grandest boulevards of heaven, there approached us a group of persons so radiant in countenance nndnp- parel I had to shade my eyes with both hands because I could not endure the luster and I said: "Angel! do tell me who they are," and tho answer was: "These arc they who came out of great tribulation aud had their robes washed aiifl made white in the blood of the Lamb!" My walk through the city explained a thousand things on earth that had been to me inexplicable. When I saw up there the superior delight and the superior heaven of many who had on earth had it hard with cancers, and bankruptcies, and persecutions, and trials of all sorts, I said, "God has equalized it all at last; excess of enchantment in heaven has more than inside up for the deficits on earth." "But," I said to my angelic escort, "I must go now. It is Sabbath morning on earth and I must preach to-day and be in my pulpit by 10::iO o'clock. Good-by," I said to the attending angel. "Thanks for .what you have shown tne. 1 know I have seen only in part, but T hope to return again, of our HOW SHE WAS CORED. Tli* She to mid-life, freed from all decadence, but still retaining the charm of the | through the atoning mercy venerable. In other words, it was ; Lord Jesus Christ. Good-by.". fully developed and complete life of all souls, whether young or old. Some one saj'S, "Will you tell us what most impressed you in heaven?" I will. I was most impressed with the reversal of earthly conditions. I knew, of eoursc, that there woidd be differences of attire and residence in heaven, for Paul had declared long ago that souls would .then differ "as one star differcth'from another," us Mars from Mercury,, as Saturn from Jupiter. But at every step in my dream in heaven I was amazed to see that some who were expected to be high in heaven were low down, and some who were expected to be low down were high up. You thought, for instance, that those born I'eflection the first: The superiority of our heaven to all other heavens. The Scandinavian heaven: The departed arc in everlasting battle except as restored after being cut to pieces, they drink wine out of the skulls of their enemies, The Moslem heaven as described by the Koran: "There shall be Houris with large black eyes like pearls hidden in their shells." The Slav's heaven: After death the soul hovers six weeks about the body, and then climbs a steep mountain, on the top of which is paradise. The Tasmanian's heaven: A spear, is placed by the dead, that they may have something to fight with, and after awhile they go into a Fn**.v Otil \Vu* "tfotiitiitjfr it itnltit." "I used to bn very fond of porfinn efyi" aitld il Detroit: girl to n ff!on<1, "tnit I never.list! it now," and she look' ed amused and retrospective. "What cured you?" 'muli'ed tho friend. "A tfrnulc nml my own eonvlellnns. Oh, it was ttv> funny. I was stopping, wilh my family at a .summer resort for a. ffA" Avceks, iint'l its nsu:il rose so Into that the rest Tind nlrondy breakfasted, h.'iA'Ing me to cut: nlone. I had a psta- sioti for colognes nnd Howl essences, mid uswl to iiiiur n iimmllty on my handkerchief just before leaving my room. Woll, there wns one otd Indy who sat at. the same ttiblo nnd Avas lute, like myself, stntl I roiieluded by tho way she suKTeil nt me that she did not like perfumes. One day she deliberately addressed me: "Aren't, you afraid of forming a hnb- it?" she asked. • I supposed she alluded to my habit of late rlsng, and I replied civilly that my time Avas my own. ".Don't, pruA-.'irleate," sln> said stonily; "that: has nothing to do with acquiring such a hahU." "What do you mean, then?" 1 asked. "What habitV" "The habit of using stimulants—tho liquor habit," she said In fin awful voice. Well, you could havo knocked mo doAvn with a feather, but. the more 1 thought, of it the moro natural seemed the mistake, as I romemborcd that, the basis of all perfumery is alcohol, and .T hnd often noticed the disagreeable odor of snlrits Avhteh remained when the perfume Avas exhausted. "What did you do'/" nsked her friend. "Oh, I tried to make the old lady understand, but she told me I couldn't de celve her, aud advised me to reform before it Avas toe late. She assured me that she had kno\vu many eases where intemperate sorvants had drank the cologne from the toilet bottles of tho mistress, but she Avas sorry to see young ladies' resorting to such practices. She AA'as just: horrid, but it set me to thinking, and as I did not care to be misjudged I gave up the habit of using perfumes Inleniperatoly,"—De- troit Kreo Pvegs, •; . ' ''' Jl/iss Ortcncta, E. Allen Salem, JIluli. Liver and Kidney trouble caused me to suffer all but death. Eight wuoks I lived on brandy anil beef tea. The doctor said ho liad not, .a ray of liope for my recovery. I rallied and tsomincncea taking Hood's Sarsaparllla nnd from Mio first, fell, better. I continued and im now ublo to nssisl, my mother In lier housework, 1 OAA-O my life to Hood's Harsaparilla." TBXFIX K. AM.KS. HOOD'S CURES. ood's P^tlS oitrn nausea, siok headache, lROrttion, hltluuanuss, Sold by all f of pious parentage, and of naturally j Ipug chase for gnme of nil sorts, The good disposition, and of brilliant faeul- ! Tahitiail's hettVfc'n: The departed are ties, and of all styles of attractiveness, eaten up of tin- tf&ds. The native Af- will move in the highest range of i ,-iean heaven: A land of shadows, and celestial splendor and pomp. No, no. in speaking of the departed they say, I found the highest thrones, the bright- ] all is done forever. The American cst coronets, the richest mansions, | aborigine's heaven: Happy hunting were occupied by those who hudrepro- grounds, to which the soul* goes on °a I I f.if<W and the Audi und -the '•"Ua^d/el!" And tlao '" .it was, "Ua,' a.t Ava:>, rolled oj* Kead My ' Title I Clear," and, "There is a Fountain! Filled Avith lilood." i And there AVC met ("ieorjjo W. j licthuue, of \vondrous Brooklyn pastorate, and 1 told him how his comfort- } ing hymn had been sung- at obsequies i all around the Avorld— "It is not Death I to Die." And Toplady came up and ! asked Avhether the .church making- use of his old hymn, Ayes, Cleft for Me." And we met also on Sou# Kow, Js'ewton, and Hastings, aud Montgomery] and Horatio lionar, and wu heard floating- from window to window snatches of the old hymns Avhich they started on earth, and started never to die. • "Hut," say some of my heavers, "did you see anything" of our friends in heaven?" Oh yes, I did. "Did you see my children there?" says spine one, "and are there any marks of their last, ickncss still uppii them?" I -did sou them, but there was no pallor, no no fever, no languor about They arc all well, aud ruddy, and sdug-ful, and bounding' with .eternal luinJv' They to!4 me to g-ive their lovv' to yam; itha,t they thought of you hour by l^nir, and tha,t when, they could be excused from the heavenly playgrounds tlxey came dowu and hoy- i bate father, or bad mother, and Avho inherited the .twisted natures of ten generations of miscreants, aud Avho had compressed in their body all depraved appetites, and all evil propensities, but they laid hold of God's arm, they cried for especial mercy, they conquered scA'en devils Avithin and seventy devils without, and Avero Avashed in tho blood of the Lamb, and by so much, as their contest was terrific, and aAvful, and prolix, their victory AVJIS consummate and, resplendent, and they have taken places immeasurably higher than those of good parentage, who could hardly help being good, because they had ten generations of preceding piety to aid them. The steps by AA'hieh many have mounted to the highest places in heaven Avere made out of the cradles of :i corrupt parentage. AVhcu I saw that, I said to my attending augel, "That is fair; that is right. The harder the struggle the more glorious the reward." Then I pointed to ouc of the most colonnaded and grandly-domed residences in all the city, and said, "Who lives there'. 1 '' and the answer Avas, "The. widow who gave two mites." "And Avho lives there'. 1 " and the answer was, "The penitent thief to Avhom Christ j said, 'This day shnlt thou bo with me ' iu Paradise.'" "And Avho lives there 1 . 1 " ! 1 said, and the ansAverwas, '-The blind beggar who prayed, 'Lord, that my ' eyes may be opened.'" Some, of those professors of religion Avho were famous on earth 1 asked about, but no one could (ell mo any- ; thing couiiei'Urii" 1 them. Their names' were not even in tho city directory of , the New Jerusalem. The fact is that t , .suspected some of them had not got i there at all. Many Avho had ten I talents were living on the back streets i Sabbath moruinj: of heaven, while many Avith one tahmt i Inflection the had residences fronting on tho King's park, and a back lawn sloping to tho WC t !!?!' :otl ! J!ivcr i:l «-' ! "' »* Crystal, and the highest nobility of heaven Averts guests at their table, and often tho Avhite horse of him Avho "hath the moon under his feet," champed its bit at tlieir doorway. Infinite eupsi/e of earthly conditions! AH social life in heaven earthly struggle proportioned to talents given! As I walked through those streets 1 appreciated for tho first time what Paul said to Timothy: "If we suffer, AVO shall also reign with him." It surprised me beyond description that all the great of heaven AVCI-O great sufferers, "Not all'. 1 " Yes, all. Moses, him of the Red sea. a' great sufferer. David, AVUS still | him o f Absalom's untilial behavior and Itock of i Ahithophol's betrayal, and a nation's dethronement, a great .sufferer. K/.o- ; kiol,'him of the captivity, who had tho dream ou the bunks of the Chebar, u ' great sufferer. Paul, him of the dis- i eased eyes, and the Mediterranean ship- j wreck, and the Murs hill derision, and i the Muniertine ondungconmciit and ' the whipped back and the headman's ax ou the road to Ostia, a great suffer- ; er. Veil, all the apostles after lives of j suil'emig died by violence, beaten to j death Avith fuller's club, or drugged to j death by mobs, or from the thrust of | sword, or by exposure ou barren island, ! or by decapitation. All the high up in j heaven great sufferers ami AVomen ' more than men, Feiicitas, and St. C'e- i celia. and St Agues, and St. Agatha, and Kt. Lucia, and AVOUIUH never heard of outside tlieir own neighborhood., queens of the needle, and the bj-oorn, were. talking called Song the consump- now everhiMt- and And while AVO m that .street row, Kirk White, tivo college student, ingly Avell, came, up, over his old Christmas hymn, "When Marshaled on the .Nightly Plain." And William Cowpcr came up, MOW entirely recovered from his religions melancholy, and not looking as if ho had over in dementia attempted suicide, and AVO talked over the Avido earthly celeb- j graded according to nty and heavenly power of his old j t md usefulness" as hymns, "When 1 Can bridge of snake. The philosopher's heaven: Made out of a thick fog, or an infinite don't kiiow. lint hearken! and behold our heaven, AAhich, though mostly described by figures of speech in the Bible and by parable of a dream in this discourse, has for its chief characteristics, separation froin all. that is vile; absence from all that can discomfort; presence of all that can gratulate. No mountains to climb; no chasms to bridge; no night to illumine; no tears to wipe. >Scan- dinavia.ii heaven, Slav's heaven, Tas- numian hcaA'en, Tuhitiaii heaven, African heaven, aborigines' heaven, scattered into tameness and disgust i by a glimpse- of St. John's heaven, of I Paul's heaven, of Christ's heaven, of your huavcn, of my heaven: Iteflection the second: You had bet ter take patiently anil cheerfully all pangis, affronts, hardships, persecutions and trials of earth since if rightly borne they insure heavenly payments of ecstasy. Kvory twinge of physical distress, t-very' lie told about you, every earthly subtraction if meekly borne, will be heavenly addition. If you Avant to amount tu'any- tliiug in heaven, and V> move in its best society, you must bo "perfected through suffering." Tho only earthly cuiTcni-y Avorth anything at the gate of heaven is the silver of tears. At the top of all heaven sits tho greatest sufferer, Christ of the Jiothlehem caravansary and of Pilate's Over and Termi- noi-ami of tho Calvnrnean assassination. iVlmt he endured, oh, who can tell: To save our souls from death and hell. Oh, ye of the broken heart, and the disappointed ambition, and tho shattered fortune, and the blighted life take comfort from Avhat 1 saw in m ,__ ONE MAN'S LUCK. A Clrc'tiinxtniico ?fot I.lkely to Occur In u TliouMiinil Yeui-s. "The most remarkable stroak of good luck I ever know of in the horso-racing business occurred to a prominent merchant iu Chicago not. long ago," said a well knoAVii turfman yesterday. "The funniest part of the matter was that ho didn't expect or hope for nnytliing. One night this man happened to strike a number of touts Avho took jidAvmtage of his intoxicated condition and Induced him to bet !f1,000 even money on a horso called .Tim Douglas. When he camo to his senses the next day he remembered Hie incident and was greatly worried, as he was not a betting man. At that time $1,000 Avas a considerable sum to him. Going to the bookmaker ho explained he Avas made to bet Avhilo drunk and had novel' done such a thing bd'orn. Jle. Avanted to know IIOAV to got his money back. Tho bookmaker informed him that the only way ho coulil coiuo out even Avas to bet another $1,000 on the Held against .Tim Douglas. Ho did this and thanked the man for his advice, It happened that during that night Calir, Sam Brown added Jiis horse Moua to the entries of this race. The race Avas run the next day and ^lona came in ill'st, Avith .Tim Douglas second. The business limn had not only gotten buck his money but had won $':>.i)00 besides, for both his bets drew. The fact that Mona had not been onten.'il at the time he placed his money on Douglas made the latter coming in second .just as good as lirst as far as his bet. AV:IS concerned. Then, Mona having Avon the race and being the field, secured his' second bet. I tell you that Is Avlmr. AVC; horsemen call business-man's luck; sudi good fortune would not -happen ID a professional better in a thousand years."—I'llts- bnrg Dispatch. Thin Children Grow Fai on Scott's Emulsion, because fat fo o d s make fat children. They are thin, and remain thin just in proportion to their inability to assimilate food rich in fat, T -^• JS£& Scoffs Emulsion of Cod Liver Oil is especially adaptable to those of weak digestion— it is partly digested already. 1 Astonishing how quickly a thin person gains solid flesh by its use! Almost as palatable as milk, -t PropnTcd by Scott, A Bowne, S. Y. All druggist*. TREATED. FRKH Positively Cured \vitli VcgntulilR Kcinertie* llavucurail UiGumimls ofcnscn. Cure cases pro., nouncod liopelobs by best phvulclunx.From'ttmdosn symptoms disapponr: In lendiiyniitlenst,two-t]ilrda nil symptoms removed. Send for free book testimo- of miraculous cures. Ten dnys' treatment rroabymall. If you order trial soniHOo In stamen postHge. nB.U.lJ.UiiEKN&,Si).vs,Atli\iiUi,&n. iu order trial return tills iidvcrtlaement to va. third and last: Hou ' desirable that AVO all get there! Star this moment Avith prayer and penitence and faith in Christ, AV!IO came fron heaven to earth to take, us from eiirth to heaven. Last summer, a year ago, 1 preached one Sabbath afternoon .in Hyde Park, London, to n groat multitude that 110 man couhl number. But I heard nothing from it until a few Avceks ago, Avhcu Uev. Mr. Cook, Avho, for twenty-two years ha; presided over that Hyde Park out-dooi meeting, told me that last winter going through a hospital in London he SUAV a dying nuui Avhose face brightened as ho told him that his heart waschauged that afternoon under my sermon iu Hyde Park, and all Avns bright now at his departure from earth to heaven. AV'hy may not the Lord bless this as Avell as that'.' Heaven, as 1 dreamed about it, and as 1 road about it, is so benign a realm you can not any of you afford to miss it. Oh, Avill it not be traiibeeiiiiently glorious after the Struggle of this life is over to stand in that .eternal safety? Samuel Rutherford, though they viciously burned his books and unjustly arrested him for treason, Avrote of that celestial spectacle: "The King there iu bi« beauty, Without a vail is seen; It were a Avell-speut journey, Though seven deaths lay between. 'JTbe Lamb with bis fair army Doth on Mount /Sou stand, glory, glory dwelleth In fwiuanuel's land." The little villa near WalcrloA where Napoleon planned the historic battle, has, been offered for sale by the Belgian architect who has long been the QAvmn 1 of it it AVUS hori?, top, that tho emperor held lji% Jas|, Taller Than the SU'«>|ili'. In London, in Londcnhall stiver, there is si church bearing the striuifjo name oi 1 St. Andrew Umli-rshiifr, ;t niuiic that would not lio intelligible! to any one Avlthout a knowledge of the history ot tho locality. It seems thai, sonic four years ago, every .May day a hl«fo shaft or polo AVUS si>l up opposite' tho door of St. Andrew's and jidurnod ilowoivs. go t;ill Avns tho polo it AA'as actually higher than the church steeple, Which AVUS, llu-rc-fori', literally nuclei the- shaft. Now, Ihoro biMns several chui'dies dedicated to St. Andrew, thi; one AV«s further described as IFmler- shaft to- prevent it from being- mistaken from any of tho others. Tho old maypole having- bow* denounced as au idol by an over-zealous curate in the reign of the boy-kinj,v t'lie- Inhabitants of tho district suAVod it in- pieces- for jiroAvood. Thus It is that lw the- name of a still- oxisting church' is< i>i'esiu'ved «u fator- t-sting bit ' of'' llygoiifc hislwry, which ot:h(>r\vise wtitllil probably have- passed aAvay forever. CUHtS Cough Syrup, TdsteB n time. Bold br d DES MQINES liot vii Inn bio information t'riM', from tho lowii 1'utent (Miff. IJe* Miiliius, Jn. tuitrilcr. SaniplcHumlmensuro 'roo. AKIN, wnuted. ICd ^. !IIU.'itli,I)e»MolnL'8,Itt and Dos Molnea property for nKR. AA'rilo us. Morrlll & '.'Stintli. 1>cnM(ilnOH. 221 J^oeust St. i Orders HOllclted 1'rlce-llst tree, A, C. MOUNT l)e« Aldlncs, nmnfr. No. I.IX'.'UKxiJOlsior 1 bnmil. Host on inkt. City Property nnrt milso. bought, sold nncl iixdlin imod. K. U. Stone, broker, Ju. LOIIII\ Trust hldit., ]>CH Moluea. RUPTURE iiuiV Statistics furnished by ihe department of agriculture at Washington' make it appear that in 1S9^ there wore- f2 siihools where agrlcnltui'e- was- aught moru or less. wore 1,150' Instructors and 11,338 students;, of whom only 3,400 were studying agriculture. Last year 3,.'U1 students grad- uitcd from these schools. Since the- Mainland college started in 1850, 3,333 students in all have graduated; Tho revenue for conducting these colleges u 1802 was :?3,-t3iU>08. As to experiment stations,, rlioro Avero"A, with a total revenue of JjiUyT,-'4i. The station .with the largest income-was the NOAV York state, at Uenovu, Avhich received $08,500. The Ohio station-received, the most to farm products-sold. —?6,019—With jmssourl next—$4,057. total number of pei-sons euiuloyed. at these stations Avas 401. IOWA DK- I'OMIT AND liOAX «;O., ...„. Itlock, Dos Alolrinx, In. l'i'<is])ix-tiis and Cli-ciiliu-s iimllotl free. IVi-mum-nlly OUUED. NO CURE, NO PAY. Kxuiiitimtlon, ciinhultallni). honks and ri'l'ercncca to hundreds of curort <'u»us frnu upon iipplk'ntlon, Noknlfo used; no blnuil (li-nwn or Uotuntloii from liualiicas. AVe rol'ur to Hunkers i-tntu Hunk, J)e» Molnoa, lown. * -w^ Dfl. JENKINS' RUPTURE CURE CO,, ItuUdliiK', DCS MolncH, lotra. jf yon vriint to soil your farm In Jl/ltu, wi'llo us for terms, unclosing *tii!U/i< We have iitfeuclus throuKU tins Kiist Irom which wo get daily mquu-les for land. If you «unt to buy a farm la ">"», Nebraska, Houili Dakota or Tows write us. AVo liuve tliouMinds of acres lot tnlu in those* stales uud cun bull you In prices and locution. Ou Iietw.tiury mil unil Mnrcli JiHh wo will run nn excursion at reduced rates to the faiii«ii» Wichita,. Valley, TeiiiH. If you wish to join tho excursion write u». we hiivo furius to rent also. > Block, FARMS, BURKE AGENTS WANTED ! AGENTS WAITED FOU RAND, McNALLY & GO'S, WORLD'S FAIR ALBUMS: The niost completely illustrated World's 1 air houvemrs. Largo Size Views 10x10 inches. Koproduutions of Orieinal Photographs. T ^. 330 View*. In Silk rfotli l.iuaing, ta.oo. (QiH edges.) In Half Leather Miiding fcilt edees> S4 v» In Full father B'd'g g (g1"tecfe),' uioo! u 104 Views, isoai'd t'o-versi red edges, $1.00. Covers, plain' ed|g»S) Sl-50. For Doruib-tk)'agents, address It.VM), -MoN-A-fitV * CO:, 100 AdauwSt., Chicago; Hlg HUM.

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