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ill fit* f MMU §tora. PUBLISHED EVERY SATURDAY W. W. BURDIOK. THUMB: 11.00 Per Tear, Striotly In Advance. Tht Bttt Aittrtittng Medium to rrnrh the /our north-eastern counfir* Oflca BonthwMt Comer Lawlar and Tlldei. •' W. N. BURDICK , Editor and Proprietor. INDEPENDENCE OUR POLITICAL CREED; THE GOLDEN RULE OUR MORAL GUIDE. TERMS: $1.50, IFPAID IN ADVANNCE. XX. POSTVILLE, IOWA, SATURDAY, MARCH 26, 1892, NUMBER 1. ADVERTISING RATB3J Trvi ! it. 3 In. 4 In t week |1 00 It so fi so 1weekt... 1 50 9 » i 75 S weak* ... 2 00 a oo ft 01) 1 month t r« » 75 (! S3 9 months. > 00 4 CO 0 00 S months •. 4 00 0 25 u a-. 4 month. 1 *.. 6 SO 8 on 1.1 00 1 yenr 10 00 la oo IS 01 H eol'H col t col {i >\ $i oo B TSI 8 00 7 50 10 00 0 M IS 00 11 « 17 00 to oo, 9: oo 90 00 N 00 30 CO 4.1 00 tie 0« 11 00 10 00 10 00 25 00 S3 00 60 01 80 00 uusinr&s canls not exceeding fire lines, S3. Le- fnl adtci tlsrmenu at I I-RH I rates. Adrarthw- nients luspru-d with no specltlc time will be published until nrderM out nni" "harmed for ao- oordlnnlj. All bills pnyaul,- quaittirLr. 0U, KING OF BASH AN. Bev.T. DoWttt Talmago Discourses on GlantB. All of Them We Meet In I.I fa are Not Clothed In llumnn Form, anil We Must £v*r be 4>u the Watch for Them. The story of OR:; kliiRof Bnshati, furnished tho foundation for a pniotictil lesson on plants in a recent sermon by BeT. T. DeWItt Tnlmngo in the Brooklyn tabcrnnclo. His text wns: On'rOs;, king of Baihaii, remain™! of the remnant of gianta; behold hln tiodstoail wm » bvdstead of iron; Is It not In Rnhbnth of the •hildren of Amnion? Nino cubit* was the lenitb thereof, and four cubits the breadth of It—Douteronoray, 111., 11. The story of gianta is mixed with mjth. William the Conqueror was Raid to bare been of over-towering attitude, but, when in after-time III*- tomb wns opened, liis bones indicated tlisit lie liud been physically of only ordinary size. Roland tlio hero wns said to have liri'ii of astounding statue, but when Ins sepulcher was examined his iirmor wns found only largo enough to lit an ordinary man. Alexander the Great hud helmets and shields of cnoriii'ius size, made and left among the people whom he had conquered, so as to give tho impression Unit ho was a g'uint, although he was rather under tlinn over the usual height of n man. Hut tliat in other day* and lauds there, were real giants is authentic. One of the guards of the dulte of Brunswick wns eight and a half feet high. In a museum in London is the skeleton of Charles Blrno, eight feet and four inches in statue. The Emperor Maxiiniii wns over eight feet Pliny tells of a giant nine feet high, and two other giants nine and a half feet high. So I am not tnoredulous when I como to my text, and Snd King Og a giant, and tho size of his bedstead, turning the cubits of the text Into feet—the bedstead of 0; the king, must have been about thl teen and a half feet long. Judging from that, the giant who occupied was probably about eleven feet in stature, or nonrly twice tho average human sizo. There was no need of rabbinical writers trying to account for tho presenco of this giant, ICIng Og, as they did, by saying that lie came down from the other side of the Hood, being tall enough to wade the waters beside Noah's arlc, or that lie rode on top of the ark, the passengers inside the ark dully providing him with food. There, wits nothing supernatural about him. lie was simply a mniiRter in size. Cyrus and Solomon slept on beds of gold, and Sardanapiilus had one hundred and fifty bedsteads of gold burned np with him; but this bedstead of my text was of iron—everything sacrificed for strength to hold tills excessive avoirdupois, this Alp of bone and flesh. No wonder this couch was kept as a curiosity at Rabbath, und people went from far and near to see it, just as now people go to museums to behold the armor of the ancients. You say whut u fighter this giant. King Og, must have been. No doubt of It I suppose the six* of his sword and breast-plute corresponded to the size of his bedstead, and his stride across the battle -field, and the full stroke of his arm must have been appalling. With an armed host ha comes down to drive- back the Israel lies, who are marching on from Egypt tolCanaan. We have no particulars of the battle, but I think the Israelites trem bled when they saw this monster of a man moving down to crush them. Alas forth* Israelites! Will their troubles never cease? What can five and a half feet high do against this warrior of eleven feet, and what cau abort swords 4o against sword whose gleam must have been like a flash of lightning? Tho battle of Edrei opened. Moses and his army met the giant aud his army. The Lord of Hosts descouded into the fight, and the gtgantio strides that Og had mad* when advancing into the battle wore more than equaled by the gigantic strides with which he retreated. Huzza for triumphant Israeli Sixty fortified dttos surrendered to them. A land ol Indescribable opulence comes into thoir possession, and all that is left of the giant king la the iron bedstead. "Nine eubits waa the length thereof and foui mblu the breadth of it." Why did not the Illble give us the size of the giant Instead of the size of the bedstead? Why did it not Indicate that the man was eleven feet high Instead of telling us that his couch was thirteen feet and a half long? No doubt among . other things it was to teach us that you ean Judge of a man by his surroundings. Show me a man's associates, show me a man's books, show me a man's home and I will tell you what he > Is without you telling me one word 'about him. You uun only tell a man according to the old adage: "By the company he keeps," by the books he reads, by the pictures he admires, by the church he attends, by the places he visits. Moral giants and moral pigmies. Intellectual giants or physical . pigmies, may be judged by their sur- rounding. That mau has been thirty years faithful In attendance upon churches and prayer meetings and Sun day-schools, and putting himsolf among • intense religious oaaool •Atone, Be may have his im perfections, but he is a very good man. Great In his religious stature. That ether man bus been for thirty years among influences Intensely worldly, ... and he has shut htmsojf out from all other Influences, and his religious stature Is that of a dwart No man ever has been or can be Independent of his surroundings, social, intellectual moral, religious, The Bible indicates the length of the giant by the length of hU bedstead. Let no man say; "" will be good," and yet keep evil surroundings. Let. no man say: "I will be faithful as a Christian," and yet •oneort chiefly with worldlings. You are proposing an everlasting impose! blllty. When a man departs this life • you can tell what baa been his Influ- • enoe In a community for good by those • who mourn for Htm, und by how sin' eere and long-continued are the regrets eg hi* taking oft. There may not be no pomp or obsequies, and no pretense »* epUepheology, but you ean tell how •Ml k h« W W in consecration, and bow you the moral aud religious status of the place. From the fact that Og 's bedstead was thirteen and one-half feet long, I conclude the giant himself was about eleven feet bight- Hut let no one by this, though, be induced to surrender to unfavorable environments. A man can mnke his own bedstead. Chantrey and Hugh Miller were born stonemasons, but the one became an Immortal sculptor, and tho other a Christian scientist whoso name will never die. Turner, the puinter, in whose praiso John Ruslcin expended the greatest genius of his life, was the son of a barber who advertised "a penny a shave." Dr. I'rldeaux, one of the greatest scholars of all time, earning his way through college by scouring pots and pans. The late Judgo ltradlcy worked bis own way up from a chnrcoal burner to tho bench of tho supremo court of tne United States. Yes, a man can decide the size of his own bedstead. Notice, furthcrmora, that even giants must rest. Such enormous physical endowment on tho part of King Og might suggest the capacity so stride across all fatigue and omit slum- bor. No. Ho required an iron bedstead. Giants must rest. Not appreciating that fact, how many of tho giants yearly break down. Giants in business, giants In art, giants in eloquence, giants in usefulness. They live not out moro than half theirdnys. They try to escape tho consequences of overwork by a voyngo ncross the sea or a sail in a summer yacht, or call on physicians for relief from Insomnia, or restoration of unstrung nerves, or the arrest of apoplexies, when nil they need is what tills giant of my text resorted to—nn Iron bedstead. Let no one think, because he has great strength of body or mind, that ho can afford to trlilo with liis un- iisnol gifts. Tho commercial world, the literary world, the artistic world, the political world, tho religious world, arc nil the time aquako with the crash of falling giants. King Og, no doubt, had a throne. King Og, no doubt, hnd acrown, but tho Bible never mentions lite crown. King Og, no doubt, had a scoptcr, but the Bible does not montion liis scepter. Yet one of tho largest verses of tho lliblo is taken up in describing his bedstead. So God, all up and down the ltllilo, honors asleep. Adam, with ills head on a pillow of Edenio roses, has his slumber blest by a Divine gift of beautiful companionship. Jacob, with his head on a pillow of rock, lets hi sleep glorified with a ladder filled with descending and ascending angels. Christ, with pillow made out of tho foldcd-up coat of a fisherman, honors slumber in the back part of the storm- tossed boat Tho only caso of accident to sleep mentioned In tho lliblo was when Entychus foil from a window during a sermon of Paul, who had preached un til midnight, but.that waa not so much a condemnation of sleep as a censure of long sermons. Moro sleep Is what the world wants. Economize in everything but sleep. William It. Seward tho ronowned secretrry of Rlnte, in the midst of his overmastering toils longed for tho capacity to rest, writing in liis memorandum hook: "I have novel' found tint one invaluable recipe for liavlng u good night's rest, ami that is to have- been restless und sleepless tln- nlglit before.' When President John Quincy Adams and tho distinguished Josiuh Quincy went to hear Judge Story lecture on law to liis students, and, when invited to sit beside the Judge and both full asleep, tho judge appropriately pointed to them, and said to ills students: "Behold tho evil effects of early rising." In Bible times, when people aroso at tlio voice of the bird, they retired at tho time the bird puts his head under his wing. One of our national sins Is robbery of sloop. Walter Scott was so urgent about this duty of slumbor, that when arriving at hotel where there wns no room to sleep in except that in which there was a corpse, Inquired if tho deeensed had died of a contagious disease, and, when assured he hod not, took tlio other bed In tho room and fell asleep In tho pro- fouudest slumber. Those of small endurance must certainly roquiro rest if even tho giant needs an iron bedstead. Notice, furthermore, that God's people on the way to Canaau need not be surprised if they confront some sort of a giant. Had not the Israolitlsh host hud trouble enough already? Not Red sea not enough. Witter famine not enough. Long marches not enough. Opposition by enemies of ordinary stature not enough. They must moot Og, the giant of tho Iron bedstaud. ''Nine cubits was the length thereof and four cubits the breadth of It Why not lot these Israelites go smoothly into Canaan without this gigantic opposition. Oh, they noeded to havo their courage arid faith further tested and developed! And blessed the man, who in our time, In his march toward the promised lund, does not meet moro than one giant. Do not conclude that you are not on the way to Canaan because of this obstacle. As well might the isruulites conclude they were not on the way to the promised laud because they mot Og, the giant Standing in your way li some evil propensity, some sooial perse, oution, some business misfortune, some physical distress. Not one of you but meets a giant who would like to hew you in twain, Higher than oleveu feet this Og darkens the sky, and the rattle of his buckler stuns the ear. But, you are going to got the victory, as di<J. 'the Israelites. In the name of the God of Moses and David and Joshua and Puul, charge on him, and you will leave his oarcass in the wilderness. You want a battle shoutl Take that with which David, the five-footer, assailed Goliath, the nine-footer, when that giant cried, with stinging contempt both In manner and intonation; "Come to me, and 1 will (tivo. thy flesh-unto the fowls of the air and to the boasts of- the fluid;" and David looked up at the monster of braggudoolo, and defiantly replied; "Thou oomest to me with a sword and with a spear and with a shield; but I come to thee in the name of the Lord of hosts, the God of the armies of Israel, whom thou hast defied. This day will the Lord deliver thee, unto mlnehandi and J will smite thee and take ,thine head from thee, end,! wUlglve theoarca^sea qt the host ql the. Phlllstinea, tyls day iw when na«ome*to lie down, true of individual* i» true of 1 ron'-thVlntollI renoi.Qi its ] and let fly, till tho cranium of the giant broko In and ho foil dead, and David leaped on the carcass, one foot on his chest and the other on his head, and that was tlio last of the I'hilistinc. But be sure you get tho right battle shout and that you utter it with the the right spirit or Og will roll over you ns easily as at night ho rolled into his Iron bedstead. Brethren, I have mado up my mind that we will have to fight all the way up to tho promised land. I used to think that after awhile I would get Into a time whoro It would bo smooth and easy, hut tlio tltno docs not come, aud It will never come in this world, By the time King Og 1* used up, so that ho can not getinto Ills iron bedstead, someother giant of opposition looms up to dispute our way. Let us stop looking for an easy time and make it a thirty years' war, if we. live so long. Muit I Ira carried to tho nklea On flowery I MM I S of enno, While othorn fonuht to win the prize, And sailed through bloody skiiml Do you know the name of the biggest giant you can possibly meet— and you will meet h'nnV Ho is not eleven feet high, but a hundred feet hiirh. His bed stead is as long un the continent. His name is Doubt. His common food is fldel bookR. and skeptical lectures, and ministers who do not know whether the Bible is inspired nt nil or Inspired In spots, and Christians who are more infidel than Christian. You will never reach the promised land unless you slay that giant. Kill Doubt or Doubt will kill you. How to overcome this giant? Pray for faith, go will) pooplo who havo faith, rend everything that encour- ogos faith, avoid as you would ship fever and small-pox the people who lack faith. In this battle against King Og use not for weapons, the crutch of a limping Christian, or the sharp pen of a contiiiversallst, but the sword of truth, which is tho word of God. Tho word "if" is mado up of tho same number of letters as the word "Og," and it Is just us big a giant- If tho Bible bo true. If the soul 'oo immortal. If Christ be God. If our belief and behavior here decide our future destiny. If. If. If. I hate that word "if." Nonh Webster says it is u conjunction; 1 say it is an armed giant Satan breathed upon it a curse when he said to Christ: "If thou be the Son of God." What ti dastardly and infamous "if." Against that giant "if" hurl Job's "I know" and Paul's "I know." "I know that my Redeemer livoth." "1 know in whom I have believed." Down with the "if," and up with "I know." Oh, that gaint doubt Is sueii a erne 1 giant! It attacks many in the. last hour. It could not let my mother alone even in her dying moments. After a lifo of holiness and consecration, such as I never heard of in anyone else, she said to my father: "Father, what if, after all, our prayers and struggles should go for nothing?" Why could she not, after all the trials and sickness, and bereavements of a long life and the infirmities of old age, be allowed to go without such a cruel stroke from Doubt, tlio giant? Do you wonder I have a grudge against tho old monster? If I could I would give him a bigger bounce than Satan got when, hurled out of Heaven, the first thing he struck was the bottom of perdition. Another impression from my subject: The march of the church can not be im-l peded by gigantic opposition. That Israelitish host led on by Moses was the church, and when Og, the giant— him of the iron bedstead—came out against him with another host—a fresh host against one that seemed worn out—tilings must have looked bad for Israel. No account is given of the bedstead of Moses, except that one in which he first slept—the cradle of aquatic vegetation of the Nile, whore the wife of Ghenophrcs, the king, found the floating babe, and having no children of hor own, adopted him. Moses of ordlaary sizo, against Og of extraordinary dimensions. Besides that, Og was backed up by sixty fortified cities. Moses was backed up seemingly by nothing but the desert that had worn him and his army Into a group of undisciplined and exhausted stragglers. But the Israelites triumphed. If you spell the name of Og backward you turn it into the word "go," and Og was turned back, ward and mado to go. With Og'i downfall all the sixty cities surrendered. Nothing was loft of the giant except his iron bedBtead, which wai kept in a museum at Rabbath to show how tall and stout he once was. So shall the last giant of opposition in the ohuroh's march succumb. Not sixty cities captured, but all tin cities. Not only on one side of Jordan, but on both sides of all the rivers. The day is coming. Hear it all ye who are doing something for the conquest of the world, for God and the truth, the time will come when, as there was nothing loft of Og, the giant, but the iron bedstead kept at Rabbath as a ourioBlty, there will be nothing left of the giants of iniquity, except something for the relic hunters to examine. Which of the giants will be tlx last slain I know not, but there will be a museum somewhere to hold the relict of what they once were. A rusted sword will be hung up the only rolio ol the giant war. A demijohn—the only relic of the giant of inebriation, roulette ball—the only rello of tin the giant of hazard. A pictured certificate of watered stock—the only relit of the giant of stock gambling, broken knife —tlio only relic- of the gianl of assassination. A yellow copy ol Tom Paine—the only rello of the gianl unbelief. And that museum will do foi the later ages of the world what the Iron bedstead at Rabbath did for tin earlier ages. Do you not see it makei all the difference in the world wbethei we are fighting on to a miserable defeat, or toward a final victory? All thl Bible promises prophesy the latter, and so I oheer you who are the troops ol God, and though many things are dark now, like Alexander, I. review the army by torchlight, and I give yos the watohward which Martin Luthei proclaimed; "The Lord of Hostsl" "The Lord o| Hostsl" and I cry oul exultlngly, with Oliver Cromwell the battle of Dunbar; *'Let*God arlsej let His enemies be scattered." Make all the preparation,* for the world' erangellsaUon. * Have the faHli oi Robert and Mary Motfatt. the mission •rjM," wlip, after preaching In Boon- uanalaud for ten years without one convert, were asked what they would like UnJwvt sent them by way of glfl flwm.SnKfcnd, wWj "Send a com. needed. tM enough the tfi^ted in-gathering of many souls was" realized, aud tho communion service arrived In time to celebrate it Appropriately did that missionary writo in an album when his autograph WHB requested: My album la the savage breast, Whoro darkness reigns and tempests wrest, Withont one ray of light. To write tho name of Je.miH there And point to worlds both bright and fair, And aoe tho aavago bowed in prayer, la my supromu dolight Whatever your worlc und wherever, you work for God—forward! You in your way, and I in my way. With holy pluck light on, with something of the strength of Thomas Troubridge, who at Inkcrmnnn had one leg shot off and the foot of the other leg, and when they proposed to carry him ofl the Held replied: "No; I da not movo until the battle ii won." Whatever be the rocking of the ehnrch or state, hnve tlio calmness of the aged woman in an earthquake that frightened everybody else, and who, when asked if site was not afraid, said: "No; I am glad that I havo a God who can shako tho world." Whether your work bo to teach a Sabbath class, or nurse an Invalid, or reform a wanderer, or print a tract, or train a household, or bear tho queruloiisncss of senility, or cheer tlio disheartened, or lead u soul to Christ know that by fidelity you may help hasten the time when the world shall ho snowed under with white lily and Incarnadined with red rose. And now, I bargain with you that we will como back some day from our superstcllar abode to see how .the world looks when It shall be fully emparadlsed—its last tear wept, its last wound healed, its last snackle broken, its lost desert gardenized, its last giant of iniquity defeated. And when we land may it be somewhere near this spot of earth, whero we have together toiled and struggled for the kingdom of God, and may it be about this hour in the high noon of some glorious Sabbath, looking into the upturned faces of some groat audience, radiant with holiness and triumph. THE LATEST NEWS. Meth. com- (3BNHRAL NOTES. tie TUB oiliest member of the U. S, senate i« Sunutor Morrill, of Maine, a grand old patriarch of 82 yeurs. Ho looks much j-ounger. THE widow of William L. Dayton, who was a candidate for vice-president with Fremont mid minister to Franco under Lincoln, died at Trenton, N. J„ Sunday, at the uge of 82. As Margaret Van Derver, 60 yearn ago, she was one of the uio»t faaied benutiea of Now Jency. son, W. L Dnytou, ex-minister to The Hague, and a daughter survive her. NKXT month Chicago will receive from Berlin 800,000 and uiore volumes und pnuipnlets, comprising the Calvary libra ry, purchased by Dr. liurper for the now university. Chicago is said to be the Ifreatent book buyer of any city in the world nowudays. 1'RUHK wordB never wore spoken than those of Chauncey M. Depew respecting our higher institutions of learning. 11 says: "Every college is nn infturanc against anarchy. Giving money lor colleges is better thau giving it for hospitals. To give for hospitals is to give for repairs.- to give for colleges is to giv for construction and equipment." NAPA, Cal., was shaken by an earthquake Sunday. POPS LKO writes a letter approving the world's fair project. IT IS ?aid Generul Master Workman Powd;-rly, of the Knights of Labor, is Boon resign. Tim Now York assembly Thursday afternoon passed the senate worli's fair hill, appropriating $300,000. THK governor of Kentucky has signed the hill which makes it a felony to sell a lottery ticket. DANIEL 1'OTTRII, who was one of the first settlers of Waucoma, Iowa, is dead, ged 93 years. EDWAIIOB EMMONS, the ossified man, died at Port Jefferson. L. I., Saturday of the grip. TIIKKK in a groat enthusiasm in Russia for the Uniled States since the Hour laden Indiana arrived nt Liuau. Ex GovKiiNOit TIIAYKU, of Mehraska, ill move in the slate supremo court to reopen the contest against Boyd. CANADIAN statesmen discuss the Behring sea dispute, the liberals favoring a renewal of the modus viv»adi. SEVEN prehistoric statues, showing a well developed knowledge of sculpture, ' avo been found on Jolly Island, Tenn., at the mouth of tho Hiawise river. JOHN WOHSI.KY, one of the early set- ITS of Winnebago county, died at Kock ford, Ml., on Monday, aged 92 years. T U stated at tho white house and at tho state department that there is no truth in tho rumor that Egiui will be transferred from Chili to Brazil ROBKHT LINCOLN, the American minis tor to England, has resumed hi* tluti< having completely recovered from his recent illness. GEN. (J. S. WAIIHKN, owner of the Bulte, Mont., Inter-Mounlain, in made a I der, crazed by the fuct 'that be had millionaire by a decision of the Uuited been able (o acquire an interest in States supreme court in a suit involving ' ' ' a Montana copper mine. SENATOR QUESADA, the Argentine minister, will scm leave the Uniled StalCB for his native country, he having been recalled bj leuson of a change in the cabinet of tho republic. THE attorney general has announced tho resignation of William fount, United States attorney for tho eastern district of Louisiana, und George A. Knigh?, Uniled States murshal for the northern district of Texas. A STitANQE case of infatuation of one woman for another conies from Rich mond, Ind. Mrs. Charles Worrall has left her husband to live with her sister-in- law. The two woman say they cannot ive apart. JOHN A. MATIUEU, owner of a wood nlcohol refinery in Detroit, Mich., has made u general asainmcnt to the Union Trust company for tho lionefif, of his creditors. His liabilities are abjut $00,000. IT in said at tho state department that the Franco-American treaty signed at Paris '" a limited commercial reciprocity, the dc tads of which are yet unknown at the de part meat, it having been solely negotiated bo Minister Reed books in order to buflli a possible scrutiny by federal ofhVuils. TnERe.v. J. F. Couley, a retired odist preacher of Ridgedale, Tenn. nntleii suicide Tuesday. EX-MAYOU A. I). Yocuui. of Hastings, Neb., is on trial at the city nnmed for the murder of Myron Van Fleet, whom he killed for slandering his daughter. AN extensive liquor dealer in Denver fails and commit suicide, when it is found that he had been guilty of forgery and misappropriation of funds. AN insane man at Tiffin, Ohio, shoots three men, but not fatally, und kills himself because he could not acquiie an interest in the business in which ho wns engaged. WASHINGTON UOTEII, county Superintendent of schools at Knoxville, Tenn., is under arrest charged with parricide. AT At'auta, Ga., Porter Stock, nephew of Sara Jones, the evangelist, shit und mortally wounded \lfred Cossin, the son of a prominent men hunt. Doth had hi en drinking. I). A. GUDELL. the con6(lontial hook- keeper ef tl.o large pork packing house of Collin and Fktiber, Indianopohs has disappeared. There is a shortage iu his accounts of ubtiut 87,000. AT Martinsburg, W. Vu., James Clenter, a boarding-house keeper, publicy cowhided Dave Well, a cl ilher who had spoken disrespectfully of her. She was lined but citizens took up a collection and paid her fine. Kx-PltKsiDKNT Asa Potter and Directors Jonas II. French nnd Thomas Dana, of the defunct Maverick bank, have been indicted by a federal grand jury at Boston on charge -i of embezzlement and con- spiiacy. THE boiler of a locomotive on a branch of the Philadelphia Ai it-ailing, at L ico- lie, exploded, killing Engineer Ohutles Humill and Fireman Frank Hrockie and injuriug George Hanton, a brakeman and two trackmen whose name -t are unknown. AT Tifliu, 0., Tuesday, Walter A. Sny- not tho hardware business in which ho was employed, shot and seriously wounded two of the partners, B. W. Crobnugh nnd E. T. Najlor, and then killed himself. A fellow clork. T. W. Djwney, interfered and was shot tinea times. WILD BOY M'PINDUS An Instance Showing How Rapidly Man May Degenerate niul Live Like Animals. Human lleiu^s Have Heen h 'timid in Three Very Dlstiiu-t Forms ul' Kelfoifi-essliiii. (.'hildieu Found Living With Animals. Uuuulng Wild, With Lust Mental Faculties. jungle. A third hoy caught near Hasan pur, could walk upright, but preferred to go on nil-fours, and ran so lust in that position ttiut nn one could catch him. Ho could not talk, bid «MS induied l-> wear clothe- 1 . Hut he still remains so inhuman that few people would keep him l.-r any time, nnd for three nights in succc--ion, wolves were seen to come up and uwnko aim. In each caso the buy played with the 1 olves, who capered round him ami licked him.— Lond-m Sn-,-t"tor C'ONClllKSS. FIRES AND CASUALTIES. As WAS the case in Paris at the exposition, so in Chicago, some of the exhibit oub.ido the grounds promise to be us nt- motive to the groat crowds of people hosn within tho buildings of Jaoknon park. Two n-.ich exhibits are on tbe pan oruma pUn. One of these will show realistic view of the Alps. The other is spectacular affair dealing with the life of Columbus, Steele Mackaye is the author of the latter enterprise, und already bus several artists at work upon porta of the plan. I'KltsOVAl. MENTION. The wives of the German ambassador at , Petersburg, the Wurtemburg minister there and the British charge d'affairs there are all Ameiican girls. • # • Professor John Cairns, lately principal of the United Presbyterian college at Edinburgh, Scotland, is dead. He wns born in 1818, and was a prolific writer on religious and theological topics. « * * Mrs. Harrison iu reported to have made great progres in her art studies, to which she has devoted much time during all her occupanoy of the white house. She 1 as become especially skillful in water-color work. A FALL of slate iu the Johnson coal mines, at Bjone, Iowa, caught. Anthony Shell, who died from his injuries. THE boilc in a lumber mill nt. East Jordan, Mich., blew up Monday tnorninu, instuntly killing six persons nnd injuring more than a icorj besides, some of whom will die. A KKKioiiT wreck on the Pennsylvania road at Railway, N. I., delayed all trains. No fatalities; loss to the company very heavy, TUB depot of New York, New Haven & Hartlord, at New Hnven, Conn., burned Saturday night, causing a loss of $150, 000. FIHE in B-iltiuiore Friday mcniing destroy! d $30,000 worth of property, includ Tuesday by President Cainot is for | ing the stocks of \Villiani H. Towies & Co., shirt makers and Blement Ball, hoo manufactures. CiiAiiLics LiuiiY. u uining buss of the Doe Run Lead compAnj, near Farming Ion, Mo, fell down their now shaft on Flat river, Friday night. His neck wns b reken nnd he wns insiiictly killed Two children of William Griee were scalded to denth at Struthers, Ouio, Wed nesday morning by the upsetting of a wnshboiler full of water. They were aged Gvo yearB and nightoen years respectively. OWING to tho premature explosion of a blast in the Coatea tin mine at Hill City, S. D., James Merriu, a miuer, was in- stuntly killed and two others were seriously injured. N St Louis Monduv, Henry Kciser, Frank Conn and Hugh Duffy were instantly killed in Rohan Bros.' boiler shop by being caught under uu elevator. Two FORBION A FORMIDABLE rebellion has broken out in Venezula. YELLOW fever is raging in Kio de Janeiro, Brazil, and Buenos Ayres, Argentine. A plot to assassinate the sultan of Turkey IB discovered. THE brig Gudson was wrecked on the IBIO of Wight and ten men were drowned. THE liabilities of Guenzberg, the Russian banker, are estimated at ootween 15, 000,000 and 20,000,000 roubles. Hut meantime, let a* give, a.i we liud it recently quoted in the Antlieniaii paper, a tale wbicii comes from Thessnly. of the wild boy on Mount Pimlus: "D,mietri- adese, worthy of honor, the warden of linking'* forest on Mount Pinilii". wns out shooting on the mountain. Being tired, he left tlie chase of the deer nnd turned up a path which led through a steep glen to some shepherds' huts, where he hoped to drink a cup of milk of Piudiis, milk which is fumed to be tne best of any. While he wns walking quietly up the path he hoard a rustling in the underwood, and stayed to listen. Tlirfiuwth the brarckns he saw an unknown urimal moving very quickly in the sane direction as himself, and made ready to tiro at it, but, was stopped In shouts of the shepherds on the hillside above, who called to him not to shoot. He then followed this strange creature, which had the form, indeed, of a man, and was wholly naked, but ren very last, •ome- times on its feet, but more olten on all- fours, and reached the sheep cote before him. There ho found it eagerly drinking the buttermilk from a trough into which it had run while the cliee.-rs from the morning milking were being |r,s<ed. When it saw bi.n near, it ran into the wood, und the chief of the shepherds told him its story. 'He is a liov.'he said; 'a. Wullachiitn, ho son of a Wallachinn, who lived at Cas tania, on Mount Pindus. The man went buck to Wallichia to seek work, and there Im married. He lived ilien; time but afterwards came back to Mount Pin d'.'s. Six years lie was nbs'-M, and he brought back ftur of five children. Then he died and left his wife and children to the 'five roads' i. e. to fortune. The womau saw no way of keeping her children in »he distributed them uuioue her neighbors and went back to hei own country. But one of them runaway from the person with whom lie was left, and has lived iu this part of the forest for four years. He lives even as you saw him, without clothes. In summer ho lives well, und drinks our buttermilk daily. In winter he lies iu tin- caves, and lives on roots nnd nuts. He has learned no form of speech, noither has he u name. Tho forest warden iletermin ednot lo leave him to endure another win ter on the mountain, so bade the shepherds to catch tlie boy, and fastened a rope to him und took him hack to Trikalun, where ho clothed him, nnd has done what, ho can to civilize him. Ho always keeps him with himself or un cr the care of smieoue who can talk, because ho senilis luiablo lo learn to speak any word, though he imi fates the voices of ninny wild creatures. Nor does hn learn to understand tho names of things. But animal Bounds he miuncj well, und he has learned to ride. As his roal name is not, known, his guardian called him Sciron.'" ..-WEDNESDAY, March 10. SENATE —The senate went into i xecu- tive session on the nomination <f Judge Wood. After listening to several speeches, iho subject went over for future aclion. I'lii! senato confined Judson C. Ch m nts, of Georgia, inter-slate commerce c iiuiuis- xioner, vico Itrugg, deceased. HOUSE.—Mr. Bryan, of Nebraska, mado i Itngtl.y speech in opposition to the present iNlclvinley tariff laws, and revised the binding twine nnd cotton bib. Mr. Joseph (N. M.) reported u bill I ir the ndiuis?ion of New Mexico as astute, nnd Mr. Smith (Ariz.) nuulo a similar report regarding Arizona. I n committee i 1 tho whole. Mr. Savers (Texas) spoke i -n tho free wool bill favoring the measure. THUUSDAY, March 17. L.IPKI3 A MYHTKItY, FIVE newspapirs of Rome have been seized fcr leporting the procee lings of the | bojB were dangerously hurt republican congress. Louis CAUTION Y, of Hyeres, France, has died at the age of 101. He was the last Nobody u» Kver round out why You survivor of the battle of Trafalgar. Crook Your jrius-«r PARIS police are making wholesale or- In a world where it is very desirable to rests of anarchists supposed to have been be entertained, and not always easy k> connected with thd recent explosions. Und entertainment, there is a great deal to IN tbe town of Hednesford, Stafford be got out of a discreet consideration of shire, Eng., a lion tamer) stumbled in a cage ot wild animals at a menagerie and was set upon nnd torn to pieces. FIRE-DAMP caused un explosion in a colliery near the village of Lilienfiold, lower Austria. Tbreo person were killed aud six wounded. THE overflow ot the Tiber has inundated the lower parts of Ronio. Railway communication with Naples and Florence is interrupted. A NEW cabinot has been formed in Chile, with Juan Caatellon as minister of satisfactory reply, ho suid ho was trying to foreign affairs ULUICII BBUBEHIOU was stabbed in tbe back by an unknown nsuuasin in Berlin Sunday night. AHTUUK GEEIUNN THOMAS, a well known writer of opeins, committed suicide at Loudon by throwing Himself beforo a train on the Metropolitau raitwuy. Lottu, the actress, is said to be extremely wealthy. In addition to her beautifu home at Hoputcong Luke, she owns the Park theatre in BOB ton, eeveral large apartment houses in Chicago, real estate in several large cities, and money judi aiously expended iu stocks and bond and mortgage. • • • A fresh story from abroad, illustrating what is delicately termed the bnuque humor of Tensilon, but what might bo stigmatized as blunt discourtesy,. concern Professor Oscar Browning, of Cambridge, The professor being snubbed in the Btreet by the poet, whom he had met before, rushed up to the laureate and said enthusiastically; "Why, Mr. Tennyson, have you forgotten me? Don't you know me? I'm Browning." Tennyson gland at tbe professor with a glare of great itonineBU and retorted gruffly: "So you are Browning? • No, I'm — if you are!" And with these words be stalked away ooroily. Professor Bering Watson, curator of tbe herbarium of Harvard college, who died last Wodneiday, was one of the most, eminent botanists in the country. His most important works were an Index to North American Plants and The Botany of California. » • » Thomas P. Jerdan, who succeed* John A. McOall aa comptroller of the Equitable Ajaurunce company, of New York, began service with the oowpuuy at an errand boy in 1850. . George William Ourtlt i« to dellrir. lecture on Lowell on -March 81, for the benefit of the kindergarten in whoia dec UnleeMri. QwT«r Olwelwd take* luch Minttittt 1 the mysteries of life. They give ene some thing to theorize about in odd moments, und to have theories about them gives one an interest in whole series and classes of facts which seem to fit in with such theories or to upset them. If the facts won't fit tho theory to change, and to have one's theory driven into a now shape is tho next best thing to having it justified. There was a little tale in the newspaper the other day about Mr. Edison, that he held uphiB finger and bent it, and asked: What does that?" Failing to get a find out what is the force that pulls the strings that make animate creatures move. That is one of the great mysteries—the mystery motion.-^Soiibner s A Ileuutliul Vaoe, Sombebody said it was a beautiful.face, at'd the second somebody who looked at it THK English Miners' federations which discovered it wasn't a young face, while topped work a week ago to fcrce up the third somebody said it was not a cor- prices and prevent a fall in wages, has re- rec t face, but still they all united in say Relapsed man is found in three forms one, the most marked and least human, is that which ensues when ho has, as a child been carried off and kept—often for sever id years—by it wild animal This is the acute form of relapse, and exhibits all tun symptoms < f the Pindus boy, wiih several others, among them a wholly carnivorous appetite, the voice of a wild beast, extromo. ferocity, nnd a temper quite impossible to had led to bis recent retuilory proela harmonize. The second and milder form | "on «« JOKar" to tho Repahlio of Col occurs when a young ;hilcl has run wild or been deserted and manages to keep itself alive without human aid, to which for lithe case of the Greek boy belongs. Thi wild boy of Hanover, lound in the last century, ate nothing but roots and nuts, and was without speech. The third form, now very rare in Europe, but not uncoin men in tho Ardennes and other districts wbero the wolf still lives, is clearly tho remit of tbe mental malady of lycanthropy, sufferers from which are yearly brougbl to be touched by tbe holy stole of St. Hubert, who, if less potent than his votaries imagine to drive the latent poison of hydrophobia from the tainted, blood, can still ministor to a mind diseased, and with mystic and cooBoling rites cures sufferers who exhibit beyond a doubt all the worst traits by which relapsed man is marked iu tbe completest form of retrogression, What these characteristic) are may be judged from tbe curious complete instances of tho capture of children living in wolves' den in the province of Onde, collected, it, is believed by Col. Sleeman, the able officer sumeel work, There is still much di quietude among the miners of certain sec tiona. THE senate of the university of St. Andrews, the oldest in Scotland, has decided to open to women tbe university departments of theology, arts, and sciences. LgJ 'iVH mutilated bodies were found in a rfacant house in Liverpool. The allegod murdered, who is supposed to lie Jack the Ripper,.was arrestee!. TUB emperor of Austria hjs confiirmcd the death sentence upon - Schneider, .the wholesale murderer of servant girls. He was hanged Thursday. Mr. Schnlder's sentenced was commuted some time ago. aiuua. ' CHARLES ADAMS , a young " lelf - „ . farmer near Galena, III., banged himself Sunday night. AT 8truthers, Ohio, two young obildren of Win. Pierce were accidentally scalded to death on Wednesday. Tn J gun store of A. J. Anderson, at 1 rt -Vorth, Tmas, hssbeen burned. Loss 1120,000) insurance 976,000- B, L. GOBKIN, editor of tbe New York Evening Post, is arrested on a charge of criminal libel, • LAKIOK B«oi,, a piiioaiMboard of trade firm, has lost W0.000 to WO.000 Uvougb tbe speculation of two employes, ; ; : Mas. MOCMIN, of' PHUborgh, Pa., while drunk, placed her 3-yoarold daughter on tbe stove to puniih ber for crying. The child was almoat burned to death when resoued by the father, , J, 8. LITTLE, sent/need to tbe penitent- jaryfpr life -in 1875 for tbe murder of William Tait, has been pardoned by Gov, BoJfft uUPw^rlu^osprfoBce: with* the jNeomvendation of tip general wwnbly, Tw Uef trust U »ld tehay* b«ra»d it* ing it waa a beautiful face. I will toll you how it happened to be so. It was the face of a woman who, in early life, when she was a girl, discovered that ber face would only be beautiful if sbo did not allow her solf to speak the pettish word, or think tbe unkind thought; tbac petulence and sullenness drew down tbe corners of the mouth until tbey made lines there; fhat anger gave her a corrugated brow, and that a violent indignation made h«r draw ber lips close together, made them lose their Cupid's arrow shape and become thin and pureed up. She learned that ill temper affected ber complexion. Now, you laugh at that! But it is truo, nevertheless. Every part of the human being is affected by tbe mental notion, and anger is quite as likely to give jou indigestion and dyspepsia as it is to givo you headache and muko .\ ou feel nervous. Indigestion and dyspepsia meiu dull eyea and sa'low ukin; so, quite iirespeotive of its being a virtue to restrain your angry passion, you see it is a good beauty preserver. ' The woman who, uu a girl, never learns exao'ly bow undesirable it is to show visible outward signs of peevisbneas or irritability will certainly have outward signs on ber face when she is tbe ago of tbia woman—this woman who is described aa having a beautiful faos—will be wrinkled and ugly Ugly is a very disagreeable word, You know U doesn't mean laoklng in fine features) it doesn't mean not having a akin like strawberries and cream, but it meana being repulsive and disagreeable. And to, my dear girl, that's what you mutt no*, I do. Yo must; when you are fifty, bave a" beautiful face—the result of a careful con ilderatloa of your temper and tbe outspoken wordi that proclaim it) a consideration of Buoh weight that it never let* tbe ugly, angry word* even formulate, let alono expre« tbew*elva*,— Ladiea' Home JottroaJ, SENATE.—Tho senate nasaed the houte bill making Council It utTs, Iowa, a port if entry A bill w.w introduced by Mr. Pitft-r, providing lor an investigation as to whether eUctnuty ennUic. be profitably ipplied as a pro) oiling power to farm machinery, I he notmmitio of judgo Woods, niul nil tin- j unci il appointments, wer-! confirmed. Houan.—On inetion of Mr. Cox, of iVnnes ee a bill w,i, pis -i -d lo construct :i bridge over the Tennessee river, near Clifton Tciim ssee. The lar-ff ilebaio was resumed, Messrs. I'ayson ,>f New York, and Mr. I'.llis of Kentucky, sneaking in idvocacy of the Mc-Kiuley act, and Mr. Kitynor of North Dakota opp sing the measure. FUIDAT, March l>i. SENATE—A petition from many officers asked lor tlio repeal of the requirumoat which prohibited nil army officer, while on duty, from wearing thu uniform of his brevet rank or being addressed by any other title than that of his actual rank. Mr. Paddock reported u bill to lix a uut- form standard of classification of whtat, com, barley, rye, rats, etc. A bill was presented lur punishment of c ffciises on the high sens. A bill was reported favorably to proiuoio silk culture. Mr. Hawley introduced a bill uppropti iting $. r i0,0i)0 for a statue ot General W. T. Sherman in Wushiiiiitou. On motien o| Allison ihe bill e-t.lblish- inga portof delivery at Dei M-iin-H, low.t, passed. The senate in executive session lecided that the testimony taken by the judiciary committee in the course of the investigation of churcies against Judge Woods, of Indiana, should be made public, nn well ns the vote by which tho nomination wus confirmed, l'he vote was : Yeas—Allen, Allison, Chiindlir, Davis, D^.wes, Dixon, Dolph, Gallinger, Hale, Hunsbrough, Hawley, Higgins, Hiscock, Hoar, McMilliu, Manderson, Mitchell, Paddock, Proctor, Sanders, Sawyer. Sherman, rihoup, Squiie, Stoc-kbrid^-o—25. Nays—Bates, Berry, Blackburn, Blodgett, Call, Cockerell, Coke, Daniel, Faulkner, Go rgo, Gibson, Harris. Jones (Ark.), Kjle, Morgan, Palmer, I'.iscoo. PetT-jr, Puph, Ransom, Turpio, Vilas, Voorheos, Waltham-24. FHIDAY, March 18. HOUSE—A personal controversy arose between Messrs Walker and Wihiauia of Massachusetts:, tho latter claiming that the former had had printed in the record remarks about him which ho did not do- liver, nnd which wero unparliamentary and offensive In committee of the whole about two dozen bills were passed end placed on tho unfinished calendar. SATUIIDAY, Murch 19. HOUSE.—The Arizona bond bill waa passed. Eulogies on the late Senator Plumb wore pronounced by Mr FunB*on. MONDAY, March 21. SENATE.—The presidont was requested on motion of Mr. Morgan, to communicate to tho senate tbe cotrespondence which prociama- ura- hiu. Mr. Sherman introduced a bill to amend the law ralutiva to the uppoiut- uent of receivers of national banks. Mr. Peffer offered tho bill introduced in the house by Mr. Simpson to award to Sorgt. Thomas C. Hurler, Co. A., First Indiana regiment, $10,000 and a gold modal lor services rendered in saving Pope's army and the national capital from annihilation in July aud August. 18C2. A bill was passe i to rcgulule .he terms of the circuit aud district courts of the United Status for tlie district of Wisconsin. A bill wus introduced by Mr. Viliia tor tho purchase of the Sturgeon hay ship canal. A bill to prohibit the introduction and sale of intoxicating liquors into thu Indian country, was passed. Tho following confirmations were inadn: Chas. 11. A Id rich, of Illinois, aa solicitor general; A. E. Kliuore, as postmaster a r - Ft. Howard, Wis. House,—Rabbi Emit G. Hirsch, of Chicago, opened the session with prayer. A resolution was ..offered by Mr. Ealoe, of Tennessee, culling on (he secrotury of the treasury for a list of all employes in tbe who took a leading part in tho auperes- United 8tatos coa»t and godetio survey sion of tbe thugs of India, lo tbe first "boss salaries wero increased or who wore oase, which occurred near the Goomtee dismissed during tbe year 1880. Mr, river, a distant where wolves abound Outhwaite, of Ohio, opposed the resolu- and are never killed by tbe natives from turn, but it was_ Hna ly adopted. [he fear of the ill luck which their death will army appropriation bill .called forth a bring upon the village, a native trooper lengthy dtsoussiou, but after somoumend saw . i large she wolf leave her don, fol menta tbe bill was passed. 1 be free lowed by three whelpi and a little boy. void bi'l was cousidered in committee of The boy seemed on the beat possible tbe whole. The promotive Bjotem being terms with the old dam and tho tbree assailed in a speech of eome length by Mr. whelps and the mother wolf seemed lo linodnvht-, of K -jutuc ky. The billdonaJ • regard all four with equal care. They all mg to the world s fair $5,000,000, went down to the river and drank, alter was opposed by Mr. Snodgrass, of Ten- which they were chased by the trooper, but neasee. tbey escaped over rough ground into a den, the bny running on all fours quite as fast as U M HltKLLAS. the young wolves. Tbe man then got as- o Biatanceand dug the whole party out; tbe HUUWBV iu 1780. wolves aud boy bolted together, and the Q lmildro d years bave goue to the village. He could not, speak, but tQ Lttye dwed ' to carly Hu umb r e lla, died, about the jear 1786. He was a, remarkable traveler, and,-like intro- .jbull growled and snarled like a wolf, und tried to bolt ioto every bole or shelter that wns passed. After four days he was sent to an „„„„„ „, H _ ,„,„ ,L. „.„„„„„• English officer, Capt. Nioholetts. Though every one who has tbe courage to .UM«- Wndlv ISeated he never learned to BDeak duce novelt > ur improvement, was exposed Kinuiy lreaieo, ne never learnea to apeaa, t tn j t t th Knoran t. After flew aUbS owTdwffdWto^lto^m •toltolnfflielf under bU invention to 2nd rl to tS^tSSimM^l Bat ^ '"} irt > tf™u H ?L HAD . THFL toml^\r*fo»V^hto. "nd Uo», before bu death, of seeing the woull let it share hi. "food. He would much-abused umbrellas como into general suck up a whole pitcher of milk without drawing breath apparently. He never rrig-btrui shipwroeas. laughed or amiledj and destroyed, all euunch shins atrlka and louudsr.tbB Hero* wines oiotheBglven him. Two and one--balt years W a nosntslnoos WSTM swseu noble m»tln»t»v-ta',,*. a Iter bis oapiure he died, end juat before "hurts of oak" to tMwmk sod u> aasts, y i\ *;-&JP bis death spoke once or twice Baying bis lM iot , DNWB , lobbecllert lsitilii^*^ bead ached,and pronounced[the word for be ro ,taki»KblsU«soothsit«rt«yAUwitelaMli water. Another ohild caught in a wolf* td B ,i ,t „eomia »«as( travsk*?--™ ffla deu in the «a»e neighborhood wa* even , h ,u „„„ hu ^unsuon ufsly *> « more savage. He would only eat raw bav* tuind sou ot in* «naima o? M fleab, on wliich be put Mi baud* a* a doe Sl-TseTiTC put* hi* forefeet. Ho drink in the man- ^^J^'syit^ ner mentioned before aud habitu- W4l „ IT i nilB ..i„. i.« to ally ran on all fours, from ^hiTe^^^^^ which .Mr,. ; kns*» and knuckle* -were !T quite hard, Though reclaimed, by hi* *i*'MS- W-wiNr*. pvbah dog, going every i4ght the tWft^^jpAjjt, '~j

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