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THIS tTPPEt? BUS MOINES; ALGOtfA, IOWA, WIBNJBSBAY/ 7, 1804, tALM AGE PREACHES ABOUI THE HBAVENLY KINGDOM. It Crthifi to Pa** WMIft t IVn Atnohfr tlio Crtpllvnd bf the It Ivor o Clielmr Tlmttlic Hcnvmn Wcr-* Oponet .*ttd I SAW VUIuns of Odd." , Feb. 4, 1304.— -In the "J'roohlyn Tabernacle this forenoon the liymus, the scripture lesson and the prayers, us \vcll as the sermon, were about the future world more thanabou' this world. Kev. l)r. Talnnigc tooic for his subject: "A Vision of Heaven," the text being: Ezekiel ) : i : "Now it ennie to pass us I was among the captives by the River of Ghclxir that the heavens were opened and 1 saw visions Expatriated and in far exile on the 'banks of the lliver Chebar, an affluent •of the Euphrates, sat K/.ckiel. It was there he had an i.timortul dream, .and it is given to us in the holy script- .tires. He dreamed of Tyre and Egypt. lie dreamed of Christ and the coming 'ticaven. This .exile seated by that iriver' Chebar hud a more wonderful -dream than you or 1 ever have had, or -ever will have, seated on the banks of the Hudson, or Alabama, ,or Oregon, or "Thames, or Tiber, or l)anube. But we all have had memorable •clreains, some of them when we were lialf asleep and half awake, so that we •«iH<i not know whether they were born •fit shadow or sunlight: whether they •tvcre thoughts let loose and dlsar- aranged as in slumber, or the imagination of faculties awake. •Such a dream 1 had this morning. It i tvas about 5:30 and the day was breaking. It was a drciitn of (!od; a dream of heuven. K/ekiel had his dream on the banks of the Chebar; I had my dream not far from the banks of the jlludson. The most of the stories of Uieuven were written many centuries :ago. und they tell us how the place ilook«d then, or how it will look ecn- "twries ahead. Would you not like to ».l«iow how it looks now? That is what I am going to tell yon. I was there •ifch.is morning. I have just got buck. ff.ow f I got into that city ot the sun I -fcnmy not. Which of the twelve gates 1 entered is to me uncertain. Hut my •iirst remembrance of the .scene is that I. stood on one of the iini.in avenues, jlookiug this way and that, lott sSn raptures, and tlic air so ,full «>f mnsie and redolence, and laughter and light, that I knew not which *street to take, when an angel of Clod saoeasted me and offered to show me t&lie 'Objects of greatest interest, and to «conduct me from street to street, und •from mansion to mansion, and from xieniplc to temple, und from, wall to •avail. I said to the angel, "How long .''Tiast ithou been in heaven';"' and the ;:aiiswer .came, "Thirty-two years ac- •coi-ding to the earthly calendar." T.fh.erc was a secret about this angel's •m:ime thai was not given me, but from -fche tenderness, and sweetness, and a£- .-fection, and interest taken in my walk ! through heaven, and more than all in ithe fact of thirty-two year.-. 1 residence the number of yea rs since she ascended, J tiirnk it was my mother. Old age, and decrepitude, and the tired look vwcre all gone, but 1 think it was she. "You see, I was only on a visit to the • city, and had not yet taken up resilience, and I could know only in part. .1 looked in for a few moments at the -great temple. Our brilliant and lovely Scotch essayist, Mr. Drnmmond, says there is no church in heaven, but lie -did not look for it on the right street. .'St John was right when in his JPiitinosic vision, recorded in the third •chapter of Devolution, lie speaks of -"The Temple of My (iod." I saw it this morning 1 ; the largest church lever saw; as big as all the churches and cathedrals of the earth put together, and it was thronged. Oh, what a imultitude! I had never seen so many (people together. All the audiences of u8\ the churches of all the earth put together would make a poor attendance compared with that assemblage. 'There was a fashion in attire and head- fcdrcss that immediately took my attention. The fashion was white. All in vwhite, save one. And the head-dress •was .u garland of rose, and lily, and • mignonette, mingled with green leaves itiulled from the royal gardens, and ilionnd together with bands of gold. And I saw some young men with a -i-ing on the finger of the right hand, nud said to my accompanying angel, ".Why)those rings on the lingers of the (right hands' 1 " aud 1 was told that those t\vho wore them were prodigal sons, -and once fed «wine in the wilderness, -and lived on husks, but they came .home, and the rejoicing Father said, • "Put a> ring on his hand." lint r said there was one exception i to this fashion of white pervading- all tlie auditorium .and clear up through jajH the galleries. It was the attire of • the one. who jk-eskled in that immense • temple, The chief est, the mightiest, <tbe loveliest person in all the place. His cheeks seemed to be flushed with <4nfimte.beauty,.and his forehead was a , morning bky,.uud .his lips were elo- • <juence omnipotent. Hut his attire was • of deep, colors. They suggested tue through which, he had passed, I, said -to imy attending angel, that'CruiibOja robe that he "pfTtVptfll Christ himself, when all the worship u XJl ers, lower dotvn and higher tip, thousand galleries of them, suddenly dropped on their knees and chanted "Worthy is the Lamb that was slain,' Under the overpowering harmony fell back. I said, "Let us go. This ii too much for mortal ears. I can no bear the overwhelming 1 symphony." thit I noticed as I Was about to turn away that on the steps of the altar was something like the lachyrmal, or tear bottle, as I had seen it in the earthly museums, the lachrymals, or tear bottles into which the _ Orientals uscc to weep their griefs and set them away as sacred. But this laehyrmal or tear bottle, instead of earthenware as those the Orientals used, was lustrous ant fiery with many splendors, and it was towering and of great capacity. And .1 said to my attending angel, "What is that great lachrymal, or tear-bottle; standing on the step of the altar?" and the angel said, "Why, do yon nol know? 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 ol tears from earth; tears of repentance; tears of bereavement; tears of joy;tears of many centuries." And then I saw how sacred to the sympathetic God are earthly sorrows. As I was coining out of the temple I saw all along the pictured walls there were shelves, and golden vials were being set up on all those shelves. And I said: "Why the setting-up of those vials at this time? They seem just now to have been filled," and the attending :ingel said: "The week of prayer all tronnd the earth has just closed, and more supplications have been made ihan have been made for a long while, md these new vials, newly set up, are what the liible speaks of as 'golden vials full of odors, which arc the jraycrs of saints.' " And I said to the iceompanying angel, "Can it be possible that the prayers of the earth are vorthy of being kept in such heavenly ihapeV" "Why," said tho angel, 'there is nothing that so moves heaven is the prayers of earth, and they are ,et up in sight of these- infinite rnulti- ndes. :md, more than all, in the sight if Christ, nnd he cannot forget them, ud they arc before him world with- mt end. Then we en me out, an das the temple s ulwnys open, and some worship at ne hour and others at other hours, we iassed down the street amid the hrongs coming to and going from the temple. And wo passed along through a street called Martyr Place, and wo met there, or saw sitting at the windows, the souls of those who on earth went through lire and flood, and under sword and rack. We saw John Wickliffe, whose ashes were by. decree of the Council of Constance thrown into the river: and Rogers, who bathed Ills hands in the tire as though it had been water; and Itishop Hooper, and Me Kail, and Latimer, and lliclley, and Polycarp, whom the tlinncs refused to destroy as they bent outward till a spear did the work, and some of the Albigenses, and Huguenots, and consecrated Quakers who were slain for their religion. They hud on them many scars, but their scars were illumined and they had on their faces u, look of especial triumph. Then we passed along Song row, und we met some of the old gospel singers. "That is Isaac Watts," said my attendant. As we came np to him ho asked me if the churches on earth were still singing the hymns he composed at the house of Lord and Ivaily Abney, to whom lie paid a visit o'i' thirty-six years, and I told him that many of the churches opened their Sabbath morning services with his old hymn, "Welcome, Sweet Day of liest," and celebrated their gospel triumphs with his hymn, "Salvation, 0 the Joyful Song," and often roused their devolioiisby his hymn, ''Come we that Love the Lord." , While wo were talking he introduced me to another of the song writers, and said, "This is Charles Wesley, who be- ered over you, and kissed your cheek, and filled your dr jams \. ith their glad faces, and that they would be at the gate to greet you when you ascended to be with them forever. "Hut," say other voices, "did yon see our glorified friends?" Yes, I saW them, and they are well in the land across which no pneumonias, or. palsies, or dropsies, or typhoids ever sweep. The aroma blows over from orchards with trees bearing twelve manner of fruits, and gardens, compared with whiuh Chatsworth is a desert. The climate is a mingling of an earthly June and Octob ;r; the balm of the one and the tonic of the other. The social life in that realm where they are is 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 n.ature?" . Well, from what I saw I think childhood had advanced to full maturity of faculty, j retaining all the resilience of child- j hood, and that the aged had retreated to mid-life, freed from all decadence, j but still retaining the charm of the i venerable. In other words, it was ; fully developed and complete life of iill souls, whether young or old. Some one says, "Will you tell us what most impressed you in heaven?" [ will. I was most impressed with the tub, and the dairy, rewarded according to liow.Wcftl they did their work, whether to set a tea-table or govern ;> \ation, whether empress or milkmaid. I could not get over it as in mj dream I saw all this* and that some of- the most unknown of earth were the most famous in heaven, and that many who seemed'the greatest failures oi 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 and apparel 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 the answer was: "These are they who came out of great tribulation and had their robes washed a«d 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, "Clod has equalized it all at last; excess of enchantment in heaven has more than made 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::jO o'clock. Good-by," I said to the attending angel. "Thanks for .what you have shown me. I know I have seen only in part, but I hope to return again, through the atoning mercy of our Lord Jesus Christ. Good-by." He/lection the first: The superiority of our heaven to all other heavens. The .Scandinavian heaven: The departed are in everlasting battle except as restored after being cut to Til* HOW 8MB WAS Old Sh« reversal of earthly conditions. I knew, I pieces, they drink wine out of course, that there would be differences of attire and i-esidence in heaven, for Paul had declared long ago that lonls would then differ "as one star liffcreth'from another," as Mars from ' "Mercury,, as Saturn from Jupiter. But ' it every step in my dream in heaven I j vas amu'xcd to see that some who were expected to be high in heaven were ow down, arid some who were expected o be low down were high up. You ! hough t, for instance, that those born ! f pious parentage, and of naturally } food disposition, and of brilliant facut* i ies, and of all styles of attractiveness, vill move in the highest range of! elcstial spleiiflor und pomp. No.no. ' found the highest thrones, the bright- [ est coronets, the richest mansions, | aborigine's heaven: Happv hunting were occupied by those who hadrepro- I grounds, to which the soul" goes on a bate father, or bad mother, and who i bridge of snake. The philosopher's inherited the twisted natures of ten j heaven: Made out of a thick fog, or an generations of miscreants, and who had | infinite don't know. But hearken! compressed in their body all depraved I and behold our heaven, v, hich, though ,i««.-.J.!l .111 "1 *i* i i I ._ .. ., _ _ D I mostly described 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 Ipng- chase f?r gome of all sorts, The TaliiUaii'ij heuvfrni The departed ttrc eaten up of tftt'.girds. The native African heaven: A land of shadows, and in speaking of the departed they say, all is done forever. The American l.nffr Til miff Jit Wii* 'WoiiMnti! it Itttbit*" "I used to be very fond of perfumery," said ii Detroit girl to a friend, "but I never use' it now," and she looked amused nnd retrospective."What cured you?" .'nrmired the friend. "A p.rank and my own convictions. Oh, It was too funny. I wits stopping wilh my .family at a summer resort for a fov weeks, and us usual rtrnc so lato that the rest had already breakfasted, leaving me to oat alone. I had a pns- sion for colognes and llornl essences, and used to iiour a <]uitntity o" my handkerchief just before leaving my room. Well, thero wits otic old lady who sat at the SMI mo table and wns late, like myself, and I. concl tided by this way she sniffed at me that .she did not like perfumes. One day she deliberately addressed me: "Aren't you afraid of forming a habit?" she asked. * I supposed she nlludcd to my habit of late rlsng, aud 1 replied civilly that my time was my own. "Don't prevaricate," she said sternly; "that has nothing to do with acquiring such a habit." "What do you mean, then?" 1 asked. "What habltV" "The habit of using stimulants— tho liquor habit," she said in an awful voice. Well, you could hnv"; knocked nm down with a feather, but the more 1 thought of it the moro natural seemed the mistake, as I remembered that tlio basis of all perfumery Is alcohol, aud I had often noticed the disagreeable odor of spirits which remained when the pojifmno was exhausted. "What did you do?" asked her friend. "Oh, I tried to make tho old lady understand, but she told me I couldn't do celve hoi 1 , and advised me to reform before it was too lato. She assured me that she had known many cases where intemperate servants had drank the cologne from the toilet bottles of the mistress, but she was sorry to sac young ladles' resorting to such practices. She 'was' just horrid, but it sot me to thinking, and as -I did not care to be misjudged I gave up the habit of using perfumes Intern pora Inly."— Detroit Five Press, •_ . .';_;_ i"* > .. ..Mi . ___ _ ^ — -Vil ..J.IJ4,.. . ONE MAN'S LUCK. J/fss Ortencia E. Allen Salem, Mich. Liver and Kidney trouble caused mo to suffer all but death. Eight wueks I lived tm bnimly and beef ten. The doctor said he had not a ray of hope fov my recovery. I rallied and commenced taking Hood's Sarsaparilla and from the first fell, hotter. I continued and am now able to assist, my mother In her housework. I owe my life to Hood's Sarsaparilla." OiiTaNcixB.At.LK». HOOD'S CURES. Hood's PSttS «nre nausea, sick headache, Indigestion, biliousness. Sold by all druggists. appetites, and all evil propensities, but they laid hold of God's arm, they cried for especial mercy, they conquered seven devils within and seventy devils without, and were washed in the blood of the Lamb, and by so much as their contest was terrific, and awful, and prolix, their victory was 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 1 piety to aid them. The steps by which many have mounted to the highest places in heaven were made out of the cradles of a corrupt parentage. When I saw that, I said to my attending iiugel, "That is fair; that is right. The harder the struggle the more glorious this reward." Then 1 pointed to one of the colonnaded and grandly-domed deuces in all the city, and said, lives there'."' and the answer was, widow who gave two mites." who lives there'. 1 " and the answer most resi- "Who "The "And was, longed on eiirth to a din'erent church, from mine, but we are all now members of the same church, The Temple of tiod and the Lamb." And 1 told Charles Wesley that almost every Sub- bath we sang one of his old hymns, "Arm of tho Lord, Awake!" or, "Come, Let us.loin our Friends Above;" or "Love Divine, All Love Kxi-elliii"-." And on row, tive while wo that street Kirk White, college student, <ajid 1 '-was told, "They are :-aqa Uozrah," iind "he . the wme press a,kme." fcioon after I entered this tern pie they to chant the-celestial litany. It unlike, any thing I hud ever heard sweetoess -or power, and 1 have the; post -of ike great organs. the most of the great oratorios. I to my accompanying- angel, "Who , is • |hj*t standing yonder with tho . llsyrp?'? and the answer was, "David!" ". 1 said, '-'Who it, that Bounding that and the answer wa», "Ua- 4"d 1 foaid. "-\\ h<j fe> that at '" und 'the «fju>ivtu* Aud tl;u Jimitic cough, "and are there any marks of their last sickness still upon them?' 1 I -did see them, but thero was no pallor, no 110 fever, no languor about They are all well, and ruddy, and bdmrfuJ, and bounding \\ith eternal mirt^i. They told me to give their love to yfim; that they tluwg-ht of you was, ! hour by Jjour, s^ud that when they be • - "The penitent thief to whom Christ said, 'This day shalt thou be with mo in Paradise.' " "And who lives there 1 ."' I said, sind the answer was, "The blind beggar who prayed, 'Lord, that my eyes may be opened.' " Some, of those; professors of religion who were famous on earth I asked about, but no one could (ell mo anything concerntii" 1 them. Their names were not DVIMI in the city directory of the Now Jerusalem. The fact is that t suspected some of them had not got there at all. Many who had ten talents were living <m the back streets of heaven, while many with one talent had residences fronting on the King's parlc, and aback lawn sloping to the Kiver Clear as Crystal, and the highest ristmas hymn, "When | nobility of heaven were guests at their the Nightly Plain." j table, and often tho white horse of him who "hath the moon under his feet," champed its bit at their doorway, infinite capsize, of earthly conditions! All social life in heaven earthly struggle, proportioned to talents given! As I walked thrniui'U those streets I appreciated for the lirst time what Paul said to Timothy: "If we suffer, we shall also reign with him." It surprised me beyond description that all the great of licave.n were great sufferers. "Not all 1 ."' Yes, all. .Moses, him of the lied sea. a great sufferer. David, was still j hi m of Absalom's uuHlial behavior and Hock of Ahithophol's betrayal, and a nation's dethronement, a great sufferer. K/.e- kiol.'him of the captivity, who had tho ! dream on the banks of the Chebar, a great sufferer. Paul, him of the diseased eyes, and the Mediterranean shipwreck, and the Mars hill derision, and the Alainortiue eiidungeonment and tlio whipped back and the headman's ax on the road to Ostia, a great sufferer. Yea, all the apostles after lives of Suffering died by violence, beaten to death with fuller's club, or dragged; to death by mobs, or from the thrijst of Mvord- or by exposure on barren island, or by decapitation. All the high up in heaven great sufferers and Wouieai moro than men, Felicitas, and St, Cecelia., and tit Agues, and St. Agatha, und St. Lucia, and women never hoard of outside, their own were talking called Song the consump- now everlastingly well, came up,-and we tuf!<cd over his old Christmas hymn, Marshaled on And William Cowper came up, now entirely recovered from his religious melancholy, and not looking as if he hud ever in dementia attempted suioide.and wo talked over the wide earthly celeb- j graded according to rity and heavenly power of his old ' and usefulness as hymns, "When I Can Kead My Title Clear," and, "Thero is a Fountain Filled with Ulood." And there we met Oeorgo W. liethimc, of wondrous llrooklyn pastorate, and 1 told him how hiscomfort- ing hymn had been sung at obsequies all around the world—"It is not Death to Die." And Toplady came up and asked whether the church making use of his old. hymn, Ages, Cleft for Me." And we met also on Song Row, Newton, and Hastings, and Montgomery, and Horatio Itonar, and we heard floating from window to ! I the old hymns pu earth, and' window snatches of which they started started never to die. "Hut," say some of my hearers, "did you see anything of our friends in heaven?" Oh yes, I did. "Did yon see iny children there?" says some one. by figures of speech in the Bible and by parable of a dream in this discourse, has for its chief characteristics, separation from all that is vile; absence from all that can discomfort; presence of all that can gratulatc. No mountains to climb; no chasms to bridge; no night to illumine; no tears to wipe. Scandinavian heaven, Slav's heaven, Tas- inanian heaven, Tahitian heaven, African heaven, aborigines' heaven, scattered into taint-ness and disgust ( by u glimpse of St. John's heaven, of ; Paul's heaven, of Christ's heaven, of ] your heaven, of my heaven! j Inflection the second: Von had bet tor take patiently and cheerfully all pangis. affronts, hardships, persecutions and trials of earth since if rightly borne they insure heavenly payments of ecstasy. Kvery twinge of physical distress, every' lie told about yon, every earthly subtraction if meekly borne, will be heavenly addition. If you want to amount to'any- thing in .heaven, and to move in its best society, you must bo "pel-footed through suffering." The only earthly currency worth anything at the gate of heaven is the silver of tears. At the top of all heaven sits the greatest sufferer, Christ of the L'othlehem caravansary and of Pilule's Over und Tormi- neraitd of the. C'alvarnean assassination. \Vlmt he endured, ob, who can tell.' To save our souls from death nnd hell. Oh, ye of the broken heart, and the disappointed ambition, and the shattered fortune, and the blighted life, take comfort from what 1 saw in my j Sabbath morning dream. j licilcclion the third and last: llov | desirable that we all got there! Star | this moment with prayer andpenitcnci and faith in Christ, who came from heaven to earth to take us from eitrtl to heaven. .Last summer, a year ago I preached one Sabbath afternooi .in llydo Park, London, to i great multitude that no man couli number. ,l!nt I hoard nothing from it until a few weeks ago, when llov. Mr. Cook, who, for twenty-two years has presided over that Hyde Park out-clooi meeting, told me that last winter going through a hospital in London he s«iw a dying man whose face brightened as ho told him that his heart was changed that afternoon under my sermon in Hyde Park, and all was bright now at liis departure from earth to heaven. Why may not the Lord bless this as well as that'.' Heaven, as I dreamed about it, and as I read about it, is so benign a realm you can not any of yon afford to miss it. Oh, will it not be tran&eenuently glorious after the struggle of this life is over to stand in that .eternal safety? Samuel Huther- ford, though they viciously burned his book sand unjustly arrested him for treason, wrote of that celestial spec A ClrruniNtniiec Not I.lkvly *» Occur Ag'niii In u Thousand Years. "The most remarkable streak of good luck I over Juunv of in the horse-racing business occurred to a [H'oiuliient merchant in Chicago mil. long ago," said a well known turfman yesterday. "The funniest part of tho matter was that he didn't oxpoct or hope for anything. One night this man happened to strike a number of touts who took advantage of his intoxicated condition and induced him to bet $1,000 even money on a horse called .Tim Douglas. AVhou Jie caiuo to his senses the next, day he remembered tho hidden t and was greatly worried, as he was not: a betting man. At that iimo $1,000 was a considerable sum to him. Going to the bookmaker ho explained th-.i.t he was made to bet while drunk and had novel' done such a thing before. IIo wanted to know how ;to got his money back. Tho bookmaker informed him that the only wily ho could coiue out even was to bet another $.1,000 on iho field against .lim Douglas. Ho did Hi!* and thanked tho man-for his advice, It happened that (luring I hat night CajtV, Sam Brown added his horso Mona. to tho entries of this raeo. The race was rim tho next day and Mona came in lirst', with Jim Douglas second. Tlio msinosH man had not only got ton back his money but had won $l!,()()t) besides, for both his bets drew. Tho fact; that Mona had not; boon entered at the.time ho placed his money on Douglas made the latter coming In second ;just as good as first as far as his bet was concerned. Then, '.Mona having won the race aud being tho field, secured his second bet. I toll yon that is what, wo horsemen call business-man's luck; such good fortune would not -happen in a professional better in a. thousand years."—Pillsburg Dispatch. Thin Children Grow Fat on Scott's Emulsion, becau sei fat f o o d s make fat children. 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U5 T ou order trlul return tlila advertisement to u* from ll«) heavenly j t j W ens of the m eaie, a»d tV \m#m, too, tfcit* t&y came fe v « a»4 hoy- [ ^ tJw ^bWsf br^b, and tb»ttp$-, ig ¥ {Ju o{ "The King there in bis beauty, Without a vail is seen; It were a weli-speut journey, Though seven deaths lay between. The Lamb with his fair army Doth on Mount £ii>u stand, Aud glory, glory dwelleth In luim&nuel'? land." Tbe little villa near Waterloo, where Napoleon planned the historic battle, has been offered for salo by tup Belgian Architect who has long been the owner of it. Jt was ln-iv, the Taller Tliuii (lie SU-.-plc. In London, in Lendenlni.ll street, I here is a church bearing Ihe si range name oi' St. Andrew Undershal't, a name that would not bo intelligible to any one without a knowledge of ilie hlslory oJC the lociillly. It seems that, .some foui' luindm years ago, every May day a hi«'^ sltaf or pole was set up opposite the sfA door of St. Andrew's and adorned wlfh (lowers. So tall was the pole it waj> notunlly higher than the diuivh steeple Wliielt was, tlieivfore, literally under tliev aliat't. Now, there being severa ehiwclies» dedieated to 'St. Andrew, this one Was further described as Undcr- shaf t to' prevent it frpm being mistaken from any of t&e others. Tho old maypole having- been; ilenouneed iis an Idol by a.n over-zealous curate in the reign of the boy-king, lilie- inhabitant s of tho district sawed it in pieces for lirewood. Thus it is that in' the name of a still- existing church' i\f pites-ei'Veil KJI interesting bit ' otv ^lygoiur -lilstiMy, which otherwise worllil probably have pissed away forever. not valuable Information I'rco, from the Iowa Patent Olllci'. Ue.i Molnus, Jn. DES MOINES to order. Samples und mcnsuro ; blanks fron. Acts, wanted. ISd JjUlnton. ;ilil JHb.llesMolnea.Ia Md*e. and DCS Molnes property for n-vdianxo. Wrllo us. Morr'lll & Ki'vlmttmi. ii'JIi nth. DCS Moliien. 321 Locust St. Orders solicited rrli!0-llst free, A, C. MOUNT DOH SIoInpB, manfr, No. N.vaiKxcolslor 1 Immil. Jtent onuikt. City Proporty and mdsfi. bought,sold and oxrlmnia'd. K. I). tUone, broker, lu. Limn \ TniDt hlilK-Dca Molnea. •IOWA DEPOSIT AND 1.0 AN UO., Block, Dos Alolrivs, Til. rrohpoctus anil Clrrnhirs iniillucl free. .\{£ricultiiv<il Colleges »u<l' Statistics furnished by the department of agriculture at AVashiujj.ton. make it appear that in ISOa there were 02 schools where agriculture- was taught inora or less. There were 1,159 Instructors and 11,358 students; of whom only 3,400 were studying agriculture. Last year 3,311 students srad- lated from these schools. Since the: Maryland college started in 1850, 3,333 students in all have graduated: Tlio- revenue for conducting these colleges- n 1892 was $3,432,008. As to experiment stalion*, there were ~A, with a total revenue of $907,214; The station with the largest income-was- the New York state, at Geneva, which •eceiyed $US,DOO. The Ohio station> reserved, the most to farm products-sold; -^i6,019~with SSssomi uexnj^.'OoT. e total number of, persons at these stations was 401. I'l'i'iimiUMitly NO CURE, NO PAY. I'.xainimitlon, consultation, hooka und references to hundreds of cured cases fnm upon application, Noknlfo used; no blood drawn or detention from liUHlncju. AVa refer to Hankers Slnte liank, J>e» Mnlnes, Iowa. ' i» DR. JEriKiNS' RUPTURE CURE CO.,' IJiill.line;, Don Koines, IOTTH. "*"" ' -• • ...... i ii i, If yon want In sell your farm In jowiii write us for terms, enclosing stani/i, We Imvu agimclus tbrouKU , , , . the Kuni from wlilcli wo yet dally mqulrleM for land. If you Want to buy n farm lu IOWH, r»ebraska, Hnulli Uukotuor Tarna writs us. We liuve thousands of acres Jor hivlu In those* states and can tultyou In prices and location. On lebiuary lilth nnd March mil we will nm an ex- curslon lit reduced rates to the fumoiia Wichita,. < -'" i "' sio ° BUBKB&BTiAISE. 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