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PUBUSHXD EVERY SATURDAY r. H. BUHDIOK. TBRKS: tl .SO Per Year, Striotly In Advance. Tht Bat Advertising Medium to rw*. th* four north-taittrn comitim Office Bouthweat Corner Lawfer and I'll,., i. W. N. BURDICK Editor and Proprietor. INDEPENDENCE OUR POLITICAL CREED; THE GOLDEN RULE OUR MORAL GUIDE. TEHMB : $, IF PAID IS AIIVAMSCIS ADVERTISING RATES: . 1 III. 2 in. • In. M col H col­ 1 col. »1 00 ti so %i W It 00 li on {10 00 1 M s s.\ 8 M 5 75 8 00 i.i oa 3 00 3 no fi im 7 20 10 00 18 00 a ro a r> f> sr. 9 as 13 00 19 00 1 00 4 to it on II ',.') 17 00 2.1 00 4 0D g a:, il f. 10 Oil a: oo V) 00 s u> S 00 l 'i (I! '.ft 00 w Oil so oc 10 00 1.1 00 11 0 W CO 45 00 80 00 VOL. XX. POSTVILLE, IOWA, SATURDAY, MAY 23, 1892. NUMBER 10. Ilmlr., »«rU no! HPS linn (l»e linen, IV L"- fai ».l,.-.i m »r>ui «i |. K ni rntra. Aduertlte- ,/.»•„'« wltt, nn •rwciflc time will be (y>>», *•<<,-, i ....iiT* 1 r,,jt nni 1 -hat-Red for ao- w.n,/>r t. : i,,n> j. qunrterly. SILENCE A CHIME. Bov. T. DoWitt Talmago Doflnoa tho CbrlBtian'a Duty. It U to Defend tlicV Cause of Christ nt All Tltnoa, uml Not, by silence, to Glvo Aid and Comfort to tho Dovll. The following' sermon wns delivered by Rev. T. DcWitt Talmagc in the Brooklyn tubcrnnclc, from the text: Thon dumb and deaf Bplrlt, I rbnrtro thco, com* ont ot him.—Mark lx., 85. Here was a case of great domestic anguish. The BOO of the household was possed of an evil spirit, which, among Other things, paralyzed his tongue and made him speechless. When the in- fluenca -evas on tho patient ho could not •ay a word—articulation was impossible. Tho spirit that captured this member of the household was a dumb spirit —so -called by Christ—a spirit abroad to-day, and as lively and potent as in the New Testament times. Yet, in nil the realms ol Bermonology, I can ucit find a discourse concerning this dumb devil which Christ charged upon in my text, saying: "Como out of him." There has been much destructive, superstition abroad in the world concerning possession by evil spirits. Under tho form of belief in witchcraft, this delusion swept the continents. Persons wcro supposed to be possessed with some evil spirit, which made them able to destroy others. In the sixteenth century, in Geneva, 1,500 persons were burned to death ns witches. Under one judge, in Lorraine, nine handred persons were burned to death as witches. In one neighborhood of Franco ono thousand persons were burned. In two centuries two hundred thousand persons were slain * as witches. So mighty was the delusion that it included among its victims some of tho greatest intellects ot all time, such as Chief Justine Matthew Hale and Sir Edward Colic, and such renowned ministers of religion as Cotton Mather, one of whose books, IVn- Jamin Franklin said, shaped his life— and Richard Baxter, and Archbishop Cronmer, and Martin Luther; and, among writers and philosophers, Lord Bacon. That belief, which him become tho laughing stoelc of all sensible people, counted its disciples among the •wisest and best peoples of Sweden, Germany, England, France, Spain and New England. But, while we reject witchcraft, any man who believes the Bible must believe that there are diabolical agencies abroad In the world. While there are ministering spirits to bless, there are infernal spirits to hinder, to poison nnd to destroy. Christ was speaking to a spiritual existence, when, standing before tho aillietcd ono of the text, he said: "Thou dumb and deaf spirit, come out of him." Against this dumb devil of the text I put you on your guard. Do not think that this agent or evil has put his blight on those who by omission of the vocal organs have had the golden gates of speech bolted and barred. Among those who have never spoken a word are tho most gracious and lovely and talented Bonis that were ever Incarnated. Tho chaplains of the asylums for tho dumb can tell you enchanting stories of those who never called tho name of father mother or child, and many ot tho most devout and prayerful souls will never In this world apeak the name of Clod or Christ. Many u denf mute havo I seen with the angel of intelligence seated at the window of tho eye, who never camo forth from the door of ".tho mouth What a miracle of lovel incss and knowledge was Laura Bridgman, of New Hampshire, not only without faculty of speech, but without hearing aud with out sight, all these faculties removed by sickness when two years of age, yet, becoming a wonder at nccdlo work, nt the piano, at tho sowing machino, and an intelligent student of the Scriptures, and confounding philosophers, who came from all parts of tho world to study the phenomenon. Thanks to Christianity for what it has dono for tho amelioration of tho condition of tho deaf and tho dumb. Back in tho ages they were put to death ns having no right, with such paucity of equipment, to live, and for centuries they wcro classed among tho idiotic and unsafe, But in tho sixteenth century came Pedro Ponce, the Spanish monk and in tho seventeenth century came Juan Pablo Bonet, another Spanish monk, with dnctylol- ogy or tho finger alphabet; and In our own century wo havo had John Braid, wood and Doctors Mitchell and Ackcrly, and Poet and Gallaudot, who havo given to uncounted thousands of those whoso tongues were forever silent the power to spell out on tho air by a manual alphabet their thoughts about this world and their hopes for the next. Wo ro- J olco in tho brilliant inventions in bo- ittlf of those who were born dumb. Ono ot the most imprcssivo audiences I ever - addressed was In tho far west two or hypocrisy, or made a pun out" of something thajt Christ said. The luugh started and you joined in, and not one word of protest did you utter. What kept you sllent7 Modesty'. 1 No. Incapacity to answer? No. Lark of opportunity? No. It was a blow on both your lip 1 by tho wing of the dumb devil. 11 ,oino ono should malign your father, or mother, or wife, or husband, or child, you would flush up quick, and cither with an indignant word or doublcd-up fist, make response. And yet, hero is our Christian religion, which has dono so much for you and so much for tho world that it will take all eternity to celebrnte it, and yet, when it was attacked, you did not so much as say: "I difYer. I object I nm sorry to hear you say that. There three years ago—an audience of about tlx hundred persons, who had never heard a sound or spoken n. word, an interpreter standing bosido mo whllo'I addressed them, I congratulated that audience on two advantages they had ever the most of us—the one that they escaped hearing a great many disagreeable things, and,. on the other fact, they escaped saying things they wcro sorry for afterward. Yot, after all tho alleviations, a shackled tongue Is an appalling limitation. But wo aro not this - morning speaking of congenital mutes. We mean those who aro born with all the faculties ol vocalization, and yot nave been struck by* the ovtl ono mentioned in the text—the dumb devil to .whom Christ called, when ho said "Thou dumb and deaf spirit, I charge < thee, come out of him.'' There has been apotheoslzatlon of •Uence. Some one has said silence is golden, and sometimes the greatest triumph is to keep your mouth shut. But sometimes silence Is a crime aud the direct result of the baleful influence on the' dumb'devil of our text. •There Is hardly a uiun or woman In j^hla house to -day who has not been • present on some occasion when tho Christian religion became a. target for raillery. Perhaps it was over in the '•tore some day, when there was not much golug on and the clerks were In a " • groups er U was: 1R a*; fjotory at tho noon spell; or it was out on the farm, .under, the trees, while you were rest- 5 ••' tug; or it was in the- alub room; or it was in a social elrolei or It was in tho : ' streeW on the way homo from business; er it was on some occasion which you .^xmembtr'. without my describe •'''•*Am »»V 89m* on* 99% ,the laugh is nnolher side to this." You Christian people ought in such times as these to go armed, not with earthly weapons but with the sword of tho spirit. You ought to have four or five questions with which you could confound any man who attacks Christianity. A man ninety years old was telling me a few days ago how he put to flight a scoffer. My aged friend said to tho skeptic: "Did you ever read tho history of Joseph in the Bible?" "Yes," said the man, "it is a line story, nnd ns interesting a story ns I ever read." "Well, now," said my old friend, "suppose that account of Joseph stopped half way?" "Oh," said the man, "then it would not be entertaining," "Well now," said my friend, "we have in this world only half of everything, and do you not think tliat when wo hear tho last half, things may be consistent, nnd that then wo may Und that God was right?" Oh, friends, better load up with a few interrogation points. You can not afford to be silent when God and tho Bible nnd the things of eternity arc assailed. Your silence gives consent to tho bombardment of your father 's house. You allow a slur to be cast on your mother's dying pillow. In behalf of the Christ, who for you went through the agonies of assassination on the rocky blurt back of Jerusalem, you dared not face a sickly joke. Better oad up with a few questions, so that next time you will be ready. Say to the scoffer: "My dear sir, will you tell me what makes tho difference between the condition of women in China and the United States? What do you think of the sermon on the mount? How do you like the golden rule laid down in tho Scriptures? Are you in favor of the ten commandments? In your large and cxtensivo rending have you come across a lovelier character than Jesus Christ? Will you please to name the triumphant death-bed of infidels and atheists? How do you account for the fact that among the out-and-out believers in Christianity wen; such persons ns Benjamin Franklin, John lluskin, Thomas Car- lylc, Babiiigton Mccaulay, William ]>enn, Walter Koott, dmi-lusi Kiitfrwloy Horace Bushncll, James A. Garfield Robert 13. Lee, Stonewall Jackson, Admiral i'oote, Admiral Furrugut, Ulysses S. Grant, John Milton, William Shakespeare, Chief-Justice Marshall, John Adams, Daniel Webster, George Wash Ington? How do you account tor their fondness for tho Christian religion? Among the innumerable colleges and universities of the earth, will yon name mo' three started by inlidels and now supported by infidels? Down in your heart aro you really happ y in tho position you occupy antagonistic to tho Christian religion? But then there aro occasions when this particular spirit that Christ exorcised when Ho said: "I charge thee to como out of him," takes people by tho wholesale. In tho most responsive religious audience liave you noticed how many people never sing nt all? They have a book and they havo a vol -e and they know how to read. They know many of tho times, and yot aro silent while tho great raptures of music pass by. Among those who sing not ono out of a hundred sings loud enough to hear his own voice. They hum it Thcygivo a sort of religions grunt They make tho lips go, but it is Inaudible. Wlthavoico strong enough to stop a street car ono block away, all they can nflord In tho pratso of God is about half a whisper. With enough sopranos, onough altos, enough bassos to make a small heaven between tho four walls they let tho opportunity go by unimproved, Tho volume of voice that ascends from tho largest audience that ever assembled ought to bo multiplied about two thousand fold. But tho minister rises and gives out tho hymn; tho audience aro standing so that tho lungs may havo full expansion, and a mighty harmony 1 B about to ascend, when tho evil spirit spoken of In my text— tho dumb dovll— spreads his two wings, ono over tho Hps of ono-half tho audience and tho other wing over the Hps of tho other half of tho audience, and tho voices roll baok Into tho throats from which they started, and only hero and • there anything 1 heard, nnd nine-tenths of tho holy pow er is dcst.ro3'cd; and the dumb devil as he flics away, sayB: "I could not keep Isaac Watts from writing that hymn, and I could not keep Lowoll Mason from composing tho tuno to which it is set, but I smote into silence or half silonco tho Hps from which would havo spread abroad to bless neighborhoods and cities, and thon mount tho wldo-open heavens." Glvo the long -motor doxology tho full support of Christendom, and thoso four llnoB would talto the whole earth for Ood. During tho cotton famine Jn Lancashire, England, when tho suffering was something terrific, as tho first wagon load of cotton rolled in, the starving people unhooked tho horses and drow the load themselves, singing, until all Lancashire joined In with triumphant voices, their ohoeks sopping with tears: "Praise God from whom nil blessings flow," When Commodore Perry, with his war-ship, tho Missis slpl, lay off tho coast of Japan he bombarded the shores with "Old Hundred," played by tho marine band. Glorious "Old Hundred," composed by William Frnno, of Germany. In a war prison, at 10 o 'clock at night, tho poor fellows, far from homo and wounded and sick and dying, ono prisoner started the "Old Hundred Doxology," and then a score ot voices joined, then all the prls. pners on all tho floors took up the ao<: claim until tho building from founds* tlon to topstone fairly quaked with tho melodious ascription, A Urlttsh man of.war, lying off a foreign const, heard a voice singing that dQsqlogy v and tnv mediately guessed, and "guessed aright, that there was an • Rngl^sjbwanj; }n : shore and burst Into tho guard house and set the captive free. I don't know what tunc the trumpets of resurrection shall play, but It may be the doxology which i-- now sounding across Christendom. How much more hearty wo would bo in our songs, nnd how cosily we could drive back tho dumb devil from nil our worshiping assemblages, if we could realize that nearly all our hymns have a stirring history. That glorious hymn, "Stand up for Jesus," was suggested by the last words of Dudley T 'yng, who was dying from having his right arm torn off by a threshing machine. That hymn. "What a Friend We have in Jesus," heard through a telephone, converted an obdurate soul. "Shall We (lather at the Itiver?" was a hymn first sung In our Brooklyn Prospect park at the children's May anniversary, and then started to encircle the world. "Where Is My Wandering Boy To-night?" Is a song that has saved hundreds of dissipated young men. Tom, the drummer boy in tho army, was found crying, and nn ofllcer asked him what was the matter. "Oh!" ho said, "I had a dream last night. My sister died ten years ago, nnd my mother never was herself csriaatuml 1 WpUyity to th» #obanrae^ansi and in voew m 4 *ave aln, and she died soon after. Last ght I dreamed 1 was killed in battle, and that mother and sister came down to meet mo." After the next battle was over some one crossing the Ucld heard a voice that he recognized as tho voice of Tom, the drummer boy, singing "Jesus, Lover of My Soul." Uut at the end of tho first verse tho voice became very ehlc, and at the end of the second verse it stopped, and they went up nnd found Tom, the drummer boy, leaning against a stump, and dead. That hymn, "O For a Thousand Tongues to Sing," was suggested to Charles Wesley by Peter Bolder, who, after conversion, said: "I had better keep silent about it" "No," said Wesley, "if you had ten thousand tongues yon had better use thein for Christ" nd then flint angel of hymnology penned the words: O. for n thousand toiiRnei to «lnff My di 'iu- K<.(li 'om <>r'« i »r :iln\ Thu plorfpa of my Ood and King. Tho triumphs of Hi* gracj Jesus, thn n.imo tlmt calms onr foars. That bid* our sorrows coaso; *Tis muHlo in tho pinner 's oara, 'TIs liro nnd lienltli nnd pi -iico. While much of the modern music is a religious doggerel, n consecrated nonsense, a sacred imbecility, I would liko to seo some great musician lift tho baton and marshal Luther 's "Judgment Hymn," "Yarmouth," Dundee," "Ariel." 'Brattle Street." "Uxbridge." "Pleycl's nymn," "Harwell," "Antioeh," "Mount Msgah" nnd "Coronation." with a few iments of mighty tunes made in our own time, and storm Asia, Africa and America for the kingdom of God. But the first, tiling to do is to drive out tho dumb devil of tho text from all our churches. Do not, however, let us lose ourselves in generalities. Not. one of ns but. hn« had our lives sometimes touched by tho evil spirit of the text —this awful dumb devil. We had just one opportunity of saying a Christian word that might havo led a man or woman into a Christian life. Tho opportunity was fairly put before us. The word of invitation or consolation or warning came to tho Inside gate of tho mouth, but there it halted. Somo hindering power locked the jaws toguther so that they did not open. Tho tongue lay flat and still in tho bottom of tho mouth as though struck with paralysis, Wo wcro mute. Though God had given us tho physiological apparatus for speech, and our lungs wcro filled with air which, by the command of our will, could havo made tho laryngeal muscles movo and tho vocal organs vibrate, we woro wickedly and fatally silent. For all time and eternity wo missed our ohnnco. Or it was a prayer meeting, and the service was thrown open for prayer and remarks, and titer was a dead halt —everything sllont as a grave -ynrd at midnight Indeed, It was a grave-yard and midnight. An embarrassing pause took plnco that put a wet blanket on all the meeting. Men,, bold enough on business ex chango or in worldly circles, shut their eyes as though they wcro pray in;. In silence, but they woro not praying at all. They wcro busy hoping somebody else would do his duty. Tho women (lushed under tho awful pause and made their fans moro rapidly flutter. Somo brother, with no cold, coughed, by that sound trying to fill up tho time, and tho meeting was slain. But what killed it?—tho dumb devil. This Is tho way I account for tho fact that tho stupidest places on earth aro somo prayer meetings. I do not seo how a man keeps any grace If ho regularly attends them. They aro spiritual refrigerators. But do not lot tho world deride tho church becanso of all this,' for tho dumb devil is just as couBpicuous 'in tho world. Tho two great political parties will Boon asNemblo to build platforms for the presidential candidates to stand on. A Committee of each party will bo appointed to make tho platform. After proper deliberations tho committees •will come In with a ringing report: "WhoreaB," and "Whereas." Pronun- olamontooB all Bhaped with tho one Idea of getting the most votes. All expression in regard to tho great moral evils ol the country ignored. No expression about the liquor trafllo, for that would lose the rum vote. No expression in regard to tho universal attempt at tho demolition of the Lord's day. No recognition ol God in the history of this nation, for that would loso tho voto ol atholBts. But "whereas" and "whereas" and "whereas." Nino cheers will be given to tho platform, The dumb devil oltbe text will put ono wing ovor the republican platform, and the other wing over the democratlo platform. There is nothing involved In tho >noxt election except officers. Tho great convention will bo opened With prayer by their chaplains. If thoy avoid platitudes and tell tho honest truth in thoir prayers thoy will Bay: "Oh, Lord, we want to be postmasters, and consuls, and foreign ministers, and district attorneys. For that we are here, and for that we will strivp till the election next November, Glvo us omoe or wo-die. Forever and over, amen," The world, to tho least, is no better than the church, on thU subject of sh lence at the wrong time, In other words, is it not time for Christianity to becoroe pronouueed and aggressive at never before? Take sides tw God and sobriety*and. righteousness, "if t^u> Lord be qod, follow Himi it Baah, then follow W »"v Ha»e yem pnpo*tunJipe;t rebuking » slu? Rebuke ft. - Jiavajou A change t« cheer a ipui? Cheer HT Have you a v *efur<.o^to '•MttltS' BnAitr t* • ^ > k^'^pH G13NERAL NOTEti Tniv Chicago milk trust has had its buck brok "i! in court. Iirnalius D.imielly's publi-diera secure a !5,?93 judgment ugiinst biui. KATIIBU Patrick Brady died Monday at ilckHflllVilli;. III. WOMRN will hereafter be admitted to uli'scollege, lit Ijoston. Gov. Foster, of Louisiana, WHS inaugurated nt Daton llougo Mondiy. MONDAY'S purchases of silver by the treasury deportment amounted to 210.000 ounce,*. A VAitTV of Bot -tou gentleuiou arc on tho way went to impict certain electrical rail- wu}-?. 'HB trudeeB of Tults college have decided lo opeu the doom of tho institution o women. UAIIOM FAVA has reported to the state depiiitiiicut his return as minister from the kingdom ot Italy. Tim Western Passenger aatociation lines are given authority to meet tho Soo'a ut on eastern tourist rates. t\ DECISION U rendered by the United States supreme court against the Northern ciic in a suit involving lands in Wisconsin. JOHN W. UIIKCKINKIDUK , son of Vice- President John C. Breckinridge, died at ••reed, Gal., Monday nigbt. Mn. WHAUTON , fmt as-iistant secretary of state, will resign to become, the ropub- ienn cundidut-' fcr congress in the Third MiiNH .iehufetts district. SAI.KS of butter on Hie Elgin biard of radc amounted to 20,600 pouuds at 20 wnts a pound; and 1,200 pounds at 19 cents a pound. Last year's pricas were 17 and 18 cents. THE LATEST NEWS. JKKPKIISON S. CONVKH , of Coldwater, was Wednesday elected grand commander oj the Michigan grand commandery, Knights Templar. TUB Countess Mirgere, better known ns Mrs. Tom Thumb, had her bnggago and thcMtric .il fllects seized for debt ut Salt Lake, Wednesday. TUB steamer Aurania has a case of small -pox on board, and is detained at quarantine in New York. A STiiiKK ugainst tho employment of nonunion men has resulted in a complete tie up of tho New Orleans street railway lint s. WHAT purports to be a conspiracy to import British goods into this cuntry duty free is being looked into by treasury agents in Chicago. _ A HEAVY frcst fell at Holland, Mich., Saturday night, doing con^idirablo injury to garden veeetaules. Peach trees in iuil bloom buff<:ied, especially in low place.". THE first congress of the National Art association beunn Tuesday. Many of the moat difctin«uishtd urtists and art patrons of the country were present. The chief object of tho congress was to havo the KATE MAHSTON , who is organizing a leper colony ut Vo ioosik, a town of Eastern Siberia, has left for tho United States, where she will devoto herself to raising funds for the establishment of the colony. TUB past weekly statement of the New York bunks shows a reverse increase of $3,783,850. The bauks hold *T9,555,975 in exec R3 of tho 20 per cent. rule. TIIK Arcade Kile works at, Sing Sing, N. Y., huvo been closed and will remove lo Anderson, Ind., taking 200 mechanics and thoir families with them. THE Florence Kindergarten trustees, of Noithampton, Mass., have entered .ipeti- lion in insolvency against ex mayor A. G. Hill. His liabilities are estimated at $200,000, and it is said that he owes the kindergarten and local banks $100,000 which he cannot pay. THE Vatican bus sent a circular letter to the Aniiricnn bishops recommending the formation of a national union against Cikenelyiaoi, or the project advocated by Herr Cahensly to oppoint biBtaops of the sumo nationality us the people whom they are to spiritually direct. JAMES TAYLOII , the negro who assaulted Nellie Lilcox, at Kennedyville, Md., was lynched Wednesday morning. AN Iuaho miner shot a girl who, disguised ns a calf, hud stolen much treasure from him. Gov. IUnului, of Wyoming, hps again refused to surrender tho imprisoned cattlemen to the Johnson county authorities to bo tried for murder. MISCKKANTS tried to wreck a passenger train near D<;s Moines Friday night, but failed. A Nonrii DAKOTA girl dies after killing her illegitimate child. Tho alleged author of her ruin is hiding from the girl's vengeful brothers. IDA CLEMENTS surrendered hciBelf at Stockton, Cat., Friday, saying she t:a:l shot nnd killed her lover, Frank Hostler, because ho hid turoaton'id 'to leave her. Mns. Ida Knapp, of Galesburg, who had been only three m ,nths married, took rat poison and died Tuesday, IICCUURO of a quarrel with her husband. HiciiAiiii KYI.E , teller of the defunct Western Trust and Savings bank of Chicago, Una been indicted for cmlie/.zlcaient, his alleged stealings being 810,000. KKV . Stephen Talbott, of Louisville, Ivy., has been sont to the penitentiary for two yenrs for forgery, obtaining money by talse pretences, and pei jury, to all of which he pleaded guilty. II EMIT Mourns, aged 05, wanted to marry L?na Williame, aged 15, of Martin's Ferry, Ohio. Tho father of the girl objected, whereupon Morris shot him fatally in the stomach. FOUR masked men held up a train on the Jacksonville, Tampa & Key West mil- way Saturday morning. The ntf or occurred at the station near Sandford, Flu. F.x- presH Messenger W. N. Sanders was killed and Soliciting Agent Cox wounded. Tho robbers escaped without securing any plunder. 'ALBISHTL . Gould and Otts Allen Gould have each been senterced to six >ears' imprisonment in the Elmira, N. Y., ic- formatory for aiding Cashier Goorgo P. Whitney in defrauding tho Albauj City National buns:. ALIIEIIT L. STANTON, an employe of a New York j ewtlry firm, suddenly became insune while traveling on a New York Central train, and cut his throat with a pocket knife. He died of tho wound shortly after. WILLIAM WILKINS , ot Niota, 111., owned w v'cious stallion which attacked and severely bit bim. Wilkins subdued the stulliou by roping him down and picking out the animal's eyes with a needle. He was arrested. iu consideration of services as drummer boy in the war of 1812. Mr. Wolcott reported favorably a piovision for a consti lutionul amendment mnking the presidential term six years, and the president ineligible for ro election. Several amendments to the riv^r nnd harbor bill were agread to. After u long d 'scu- sion the bill passed without division. Thn follow- inc bills were nbo passed: Appropriating 8100,000 for u public building at, .loliet, III.; nutb .0ri7.it1g the cinstruction of a bridge across (he River rf the North; to iiullipriz! '.he Illinois & Iowa railroad and Ihe terminal company to bailcl a bridge across I he Mississippi river at Moline, III. Adjourned till Monday, HOUSE —The sundry rivil service bill was taken up in committee of tho whole Si vend amendments proposed were lost. Mr. Kilu 'Cre (Texas) raised a point of order against, the clause in Ihe bill appropriating $50,COO for the preparation of a -ite ami the erec 'ion of a pedestal for the stiitue of ,he late General W. T. Shernmu in the city of Washington. Considerable ihscii-sion was indulged in in the in liter. Mr. Kilgorc paid a tribute to tho c -iur .ig- unci patriotism of G^n. Sherman. Tiie bill was relused o passage. MOKDAX , May 23. SENATE .—Mr. Vest introduced a resolution ditchrrging the couimittie on finance from the consideration of the free wool bill, nnu directing them to report the Dill buck to the senate. On motion ol Mr. Vest tho resolution was laid on the tible t ii the present. A^j mined. HOUSE —A new rule went inti i fleet today, requiring the house 11 melt al 11 o'clock, i'lie bill was passed granting a pei8:on of $20 a month to G ^n. Geo. W. Jones. The oii'idera'ion of the bills relating lo tins District uf Columbia was prjiceded with. Af:er fom-i discussion of llvj hills the housi adjourned without i .etion. TIIK CHESAPEAKE FIRES AND O^aBUALTHSa HEAVY rains caused considerable dam- atuge Huion and Pierre, S. D. CIIAKLES H. KIBKWOOD wus killed by an electric street car at Isbpeming, Mich., Sunday afternoon. Six persons wero killed Friday night in a wreck on tho Cotton Bolt road in Ar kansas. THE losses by the fire in the elevator district of Oswego aro estimated at over 81.000,000. BY the falling of the roof of the First Methodist Protestant church at Pit'sburg, ra., rwo infill wero tatUiiy ami five sn- ricualy injured. THE house of Thomas Moore, standing in the flcoded region just hack of Brook lyu, III., was burned Friday and Mrs. Moore ai.d her child were drowned while attempting to escape MAUIUCF. SHEA and Michael Burns were killed by falling down a chute on the damp at the Aiiiioinda mine in Montana Tuesday. SUNDAY afternoon a cloud burst struck Philadelphia, Pa., killing three men, who, with two companions were in a sail boat on tho Delaware river. WAIINEII'S institute, in Brooklyn, N. Y., which contained the Zillner Muon- herchor rooms, postal sub-station, etc , burned Monday, involving a loss of 8250,000. AT Guiena, III., fire Monday morning destroyed a three story brie* building on Main street owned by Thomas Harney and occupied by Bray & MiDonald's toy and i.otion sto.-e. The loss is 86,5C0, covered by insuranco. DEEMING DANGLING [,lkc FOREIGN A GKAZILIAN ship was wrecked and 120 lives lost. IN the Brazilian senate the bill granting ai.inesty t" political refugees passed its eiojnd reading. GEN GHOUUE KLAI'KA, tHo Hungarian revolutionist, died Tuesday. He wds minister of war undor Kossuth. Two anarchists have been sentenced at Liege, Belgium, to four years' imprison- moat each for attempting to wreck u tiain. THE number of peoplo killed by the hurricane at Mauritius will probably reaih 1,200. Mns. POTTER PALMER was among tho ladier presented by Mrs. Robert T. Lincoln at tho queen's drawing room Wednesday. ALL attempts to delay the exeoution of Deeming, tho Australian wife murderer, have failed, and he will be hanged May 2u. A L Ana re amount of cotton in a ware house at Minet-EIBaasol. Egypt, husbton burned. The loss ia 8760,000, which is oovered by insuracoa. IT in reported that tho steamer [Wolkow bns foundered ie the Caspian sea and that 250 pusiengers were drowned. E. P. DEACON, whose trial for killing M. Abeill will soon begin, bus surrendered himself to the authorities at Nico. - Loitn Salisbury in a speeoh practically admits that England's, trade polioy is a failure, heoauso so many other nations are blooming protective. THE counting of the silver currency of Austro-Hungary has shown that the atook is £15,000,000 sterling, an amount touih leas than hag been credited to the country THB city of Bolivar, iu Venezuela, bus been oaptured by the insurgents, aad Geo, Santiago Rodil, of the government forces killed. An open boat, in whioh fifteen members of a foot-ball team were being taken noross tbe bay of Port Phi ip, Australia, by two Hsberu'en, has been found bottom up, and all are supposed lo have been drowned. • FortFimo DIAZ faa« already been ibrice elected viemdent nf Mexico— in 1876, in 1884 nnd in 1883. He is about to be elected again, and does not bold out nny encouragement to aoyoqe to tun in 1896, THE British force which is making ii* way into tbe interior of Africa from Ihe gold const for the purpose of puniaMng the.natWe tribes that ore Interfering with, trade route*, burned two towns of the Jenus »»d put their op^oqenta to night. .k WW rto, ofiouri oji the vf wW's fair •tyujind»c'-<--'< ^-v3%^^**.pffl| liaiLM, the noto»W.swt»d(w, «M«|s TUESDAY, May 17. SENATE —A bill was introduced by Mr. Chandler, to confer American registry on American cruisors ' u passenger stonmerfi to run hetweon New York and ports in Great B tinn. Consideration of tho nival appropiiation bill was resumed, Mr. Higgins spoko in favor of an inoronse of tho navy, even if it involved increasing tbe debt^f the nation. Mr. Vilas opposed the measure, except us provided in the houBO bill. Ho considered tbe annual appropriation; ns now imposed, applying without reaching a vote, tbe senate adjourned. HOUSE.—Tho Sundry civil appropriation bill was taken up in committee of the whole. A long discussion took place on a motion by Mr, Picker to increase the appropriation to meet tho expense of protecting labor on public lands, from $13 000,000 to 1150,000. The motion was lost —aojourned. WEDNESDAY, May 18. SENATE.—-The naval appropriation bill was taken up. The appropriation tor now war ships was opposed by Mr. Cockrell. A long discussion took place. Tho ques lion was taken on tbe seuate amendment, wbioh was agreed to—yeas 83, nays 18 An amendment offered by Mr. Teller, appropriating $50,000 for the purchase of a steel ride, and 850,000 for tbe testing of rifle guns, was agreed to. Mr. Minder- son's amendment appropriating 8100,000 for tbe purchase of torpedoes wus agreed to. Tbe bill then pasted without division. HOUBK.—Tho conference report of tbe resolution authorizing the loan of flags and ensigns to the ojty of Washington during tbe Grand Army enctmpruent there next fall was agreed to. A lengthy discussion took place on the Sunday civil appropriation bill.' After several amend meats, th& appropriation of' $200,000 for the survey of public lands was agreed upon us a compromise, An amendment appropriating $80,000 of tbe amount appropriated, for the topographical surveys in North and South Dakota, Nebraska, Kansas and Oklahoma wus ugreed »to. The house then adjourned without further action, • ' THUHSDAY, Ma; 19. SENATE,—Tbe bill authorising tbe detail of an army officer for service at tbe world's fair was passed. An amendment repealing any laws wbioh prevent tbe pur- tbtite of foreign-built ships was laid on the table—yens 81, nayes 18. Tbe bill then passe 1 without division. The river and barbor bill wus taijen up. Many, umeaaV ments were repprted by. the ooramittee on comnwoe. The inoieisa ot appropriations for Wisconsin waters were generally ' •> to. Some impottaivt wduoUops fj^u*- i,iiif ™o „r« n <,-iiii 'Bi .i. Tho Famous Old War Ship li" Couvorlccl Into a Flour Mill. It is not generally known that the Chesapeake, famous for historic encounter witb the British ship, the Sbi-noon, iu 1813, is in existence tod ,y, ns sound and staunch as the day she was launched, but is used in the capacity of a flou- mill, and is mnk ing money for a heartv Hampshire miller in tbe little parish of Wickhum. After hereipturo by Sir Puilip B. V. Broke, she was taken to England in 18M. nnd iu 1820 her limbers wero sold to John Prior, miller, of Wickhnm, Hants. Mr. Prior pulled down his own mill at Wick- bam, aud errcted a now one frocu the Chesapeake timbers, which ho found admirably adapted for the purpose. Ihe deck beams were thirty-two fset long and ' eighteen ; inches siunr", aud were placed unaltered horizontally in tbe mill. The purlins c f the dock were about twelve feet long, and served without alteration for joists. Many of these timbers yet hav.' the marks of the Shannon 's grapushot, and in some places the shot are'still,to be seeu deeply imbedded in the pitch pine. Tbe metamorphosis of a sunguinnry man-of- war into a peaceful, lifosustftining flour mill is another evidence of tho progrcscof increasln^gb ^Aw ^l '^raJn W f ftVb W- 1 tions. It is, perhaps, us near an lapproach to the scriptural prophecy that spears and swords ahull bs beaten into plows and prun ing books ns thi conditions of modern civ ilization ^ill allow.—Bwton (Jhobo- A Ktuk as to Cabbage I want, to tell you a plan of g-iiting two heads of cablmge from one plant. Put out your Jersey Wakofield in tho uciial way, only use the veay best strong plants, una set them on your richest land; and when tho heads are ready to sell, cut out tho head, leaving all tho outside leaves attached to tho stump; that is, cut out tbe head ao as to leavf! no leuves to strip off und throw away, for tho loaves are all loft on the stump. Now keep cultivating these slumps along with the other cabbages that have not yet beaded, nnd voiy soon small heads will start out on tho stump. Pull off all Ihesn little heads but the best one, and this will soon make n head as good as, and may bo better loan, the first one. 1 presume this is not sew to many of you, unless it. is tho picking-oil of all Ihe little heads except ono. Thoso socond-crop heads will, many of them, mature so lute they may be wintered ovor in tho usual way, and these aro the ones friend March gets bis choice cabbage seed from. Do you sec tho pointy To keep up tho Jeraey WakthVId to its best for an early cabbage, we want to selec seed from the first and best bends mnib in the spring; but I bever knew how this could be done until now. Simply Eelect tho first good nico bead of early cabbage you get this spring; cut out tbe head as above, and let it make another, and this lust one you can winter ovor. Sot it out in the spring, and you can raise your own seed, and havo it from your best and choic est specimens. Or, if you don 't want to raieo seed, jou aan have a spring crop and a fall crop from tbo one cabbage patch Root 's Gleanings, Jack the Kipper Meets a United ill Fur Off Mel­ bourne. The Miserable Wretch Sliak"* a Poltroon in tin- Face. But Culls mi Jesus to Save HIM Wicked sonl—Thousands Gather Near the PrlHon. M Ei.nouuNE, May 23—Frederick Bayley Deeming was hanged one minute nfti r 10 o'clock this morning. Seventy reporters aud physicisns gathered in tho prison yard, and in front, outside the wall, thousands upon tl.eaisat.di waited from G o 'clock to watch tbo black Hag aud wait for the signal that all WHS over. When Deeming was led into tbe yard and up to tho gallows everybody was surpriscil to see Ibat be was not mined. He walked unstv.idi-y between the guards, and several time- tottered as if about to fall. His face was ashen and he shook like a man with tbe piisy. Ho seemed to be stupifie.l by his apptoacuing <n>ath. When his arms wore pinion"d he wavered and would have fallen had he not been caught by the wardjn. At first he shook his he «d when his last opportunity to speak was given him. Then he rallied from his stupor and with a strong effort onlleil out: "Lord Jesus, receive my spirit.' tried lo say more und stood wit mouth half open, but no words As tbo nooso wus udjusieu hi knocked together, aud he would Cu.lapsed hud ho not been supported until be was swung into mid -air. He- died without u struggle and almost instantly. His crime was wife murder. He is supposed to havo been Jack the Ripper of Whitechapel fame •rAtitVWOiiDfKlj; •*)« lb* Writer of L*tt*r. hat ' II.- i his Clinic- knees hive CIVILIZATION IN VAI..KSTIXK. • f!»f'«-r*f4« flu i-ii*n'«, Prodarvt *Kll l .,i.»l Vr<*.f »»..•} 0«»rl7 l>rftnn III! l'V«lt!',/, 'V. /. Z;» , It w/.ijjtj el,':;- ,.\ ' *l fli.U eotiifi'.','.. t.' w UU li lUr. t>\il, . -i n liieli U[,\i':nr< «l iu tl,'. IH i usi 'ilK -d. 'J lie I'/cn mill Uic liuusljv! n:il Ijnth tended tu add CVJl'llJlN FOKK1GX I'AUTS, of a South America lie Tnhra Ihe Pan llyiueneHtl ftltddleiiiuu. All the love making in South American must be carried on through a third person. If a youth desires to marry be aces not speak of it to tbo girl whom he wishes for a wife, but to his own fathor. The latter, if he ni proves, goes to the father of tho young lady, and the two discuss tbe matter together. Each tells what be wilt do for the young folks, and between them a contract is drawn up respecting settlements and all such things. Tbe intending bridegroom is - not permitted to Bee his fianoj for a moment before thn wedding. As soon OB that event has taken place there is a wedding break fast, aad usually, without the formality of a preliminary tour, the couple settle down to living, either in an oitablishment of their own, or more often in tbe house ot the narents of the bride or the groom. Ono draw-bock about marriaeo in South America is that in taking a girl to wifo it is apt to be oonsidored a matter of course that the youug man marries tbe whole family also. He has no occasion for surprise or disgruntlement, if, together with bis bride, till eon or twenty teople come to share his household and domestic com forts, including all her available relatives and their servants. These Latins ure a very clannish race, and a father is apt to be willing to adopt a raft of sisters and cousins and aunts, not to mention a tuotber-in-law, rather than Uiva his son or daughter leave tbe family roof It is due to tbe strength of family attachment among tbem that hotels in South Amerioa are only for strangers from afari the natives always And hospitable entertainment among their kindred w«e made, and >e btyf ,f «nt overU|l frl* day, 1 - l ' 1 ^.''V;""-,V"^'f <w-u 'Vi ' .HowW.r^The-'hduse again went into giv^auptopr fttlon m flonjMerable Alt. dfission "was haa.'iome. amendments-pro- pat.di uut without ttutlcn the (. QUI mlttaa rose iwu 1 the hpuitf sdjouiuod" EHIBAX , M»y W. How It Will be Aclvaiieeil by the Now It,ill u»y from Jujipn to J«runulem I The completion of Iho railroad from t'liSmosl 'inVe'resm^o ^'mGmu^.mfl! 0 «ing to several extraordinary circumstances Palestine, since tbe invasion of the Romans, has been ot absorbing interest (o a vast proportion of tho human race, but it has withstood all tbo inlluences which buvo nitido other less accessible and less desirable tracts ot country productive' and comfortable. Not much larger thun tho stale of Vermont, it tins convulsed Eurnpr) moro than once. Lying in tbe track of empire, it has been repeatedly ground to powder by tho trump of invading hordes, and yet millions buvo made the pilgrimagu with tearB of homage to its ruined shrines and temples, and risked their lives to tread tho soil which is still sacred to scores of powerful and conflicting sects. Jerusalem lies humbled liko a begger in the Syrian sun, but myriads ot pious souls at tho farthest limits of civilization turn in tancy to ita H 'oriod stones and streets aim wuni'er reverently still in iuiaginaticm "by cool SilcaoiV shady rill." With all the uffoctiou that springs from association, with nil Ibe hist eric interest that still draws tbo savant and saint to ground, every foot of which ia legendary; with all the rewards of enterprise lying fallow in tbo plains of Esdraelon una on the sunny slopes of Olivet und Carmel. tho world has nover, sincothe Roman emperors vanished, been ubla to break through tbo spell that fell on the country, and which bus kept it in tbe same priini five condition of poverty, indolence und insecurity. There is prejlnbly not another tract, of Und, eqoully fumiliar to men, and equally aciessibie, that has so pereisiently retained for two thousand yearp, its customs, ita peculiarities, its observances, its faith, its very modes of life and labor nni its habiliments, in spile of tho growth of intelligence, tbo spread of practical knowledge, and the improvement in social nnd industrial methods all around it. But now the spell is oroken. The men who have been spiking down tbe steel rails across tbe plains of Sharon ure the iiudaotious pioneers of the new ct millions. Tbe roadbed will undoubtedly be carried on in time past the sea Galheo aud the Anti-Lebanon to Damascus on tbe trail of the Babylonian conquerors, and tbe pit grima who have braved tbe Burf ut Jappa may ride through vestiges of the Crusades und Moslem friunipb ovor tbe silver snnds of Geiiuesaret and though the dews of Herman to the edgo of tbe Syrian dessert, where the Asbana still pours its ice-cool brook. One can easily see Ibe telegraph following tbe modern highway, nnd tbo Amorican hotel springing up in the shadow of Zion. Tbe express company will open its office at Nuzireth, and the messenger boy wi>l jostle the Invite in the ice. Suburban villas will spring up on the the Miunt of OliveB, and newspaper press will begin to rattle in tbe Via Dolorosa, and push its reporters through tho Golden Gate to the temple area itself -I 'l J— u„, „„i„_„J D.i„ n H„^ Th. I/. ttfiAifi th« Inter'. \'J %*y en iu ment, .r <>*, \)r. It. A. liuiin, y <;(UTi !-iy, I, tit of '.tic ij .Hl .jr in: <•! Iho l,;Ui:r liav-l nKl c.,L lo llic subject mid make ll really the- talk ot Uic town. I culled upon Or. (iiinn at liis residence, Nn. !J4 West Forly.scvuiilli street, yesterday attcruoon. I found llic reception room clouded, »nd It was only afler an liour 'i mutiny Ibat I succeeded In obluiuhig au iu- lervtuw. Dr. Uunn !• % distinguished looking man, nnd Impressed mc uluiic-c l,y Ills manly bear, lug and nlr of sincerity. 1 look tbo scat lie eiiui-lcou.-,ly offered mc, and said: "Aro you acvure, elneUir, ot lUd couutiu. linn your letter lias caused?" Dr. Gunu smiled, and replied: "Tilings cmtof the ordinary usually cause cnminciil. It Is not a common tiling for physicians lo indorse and cordially i-c-ctpiiimeiid medicines other Ihuii those in llic Materia Mediia. ills, lory is full of Instances uf sele-iitisU who have indorsed discoveries they bc-licve to b,; valuable, and liuve been dc-nciiinc-cd for so cluing, and yet these samu discoveries are hlesalug the world to-day. 1 hope I liuve Mic lunuhoud and coiii'ui, r e to be true to my convictions, and Ibat is why I so openly nnd unhesitatingly indorse Warner's date Curo as being llic- greatest of modern diseovei-ius lur Ihe cure of diseases which hove bullied I He highest skill of the uicdic-al profession." I was impressed with the earuestiicns of Hie iloelor, and saw that be meant every i thai lie said. "How long have you known of this rem. edy, doctor}'' I nsked. "Nearly ten yeurs," he replied. My attcn- lion wus originally called to Iho 8ale (Jure by a serious case of lhiglit's disease, which uas considered hopeless, aud yet, much to my siupi-iM-, under Us use the pullcat recov- • ii-il. I have tried IL in oilier cases since then constantly, nud my original fuilb in its jiuwer bus been continued. 1 have seen pa li'-nts recover fium inllammalion of llu- Mudder, gravel and blight's disease when .ill other ti'eiilineul hud lulled, and 1 have .,,ninl It especially ellicleiit iu all female iruiililes." "Can you specify any particular cases, doelor J" 1 asked. "That is a delicate thin" to do," the doctor replied; "but as I always keep a written roc- nrj uf my eases, I can accommodate you." Thereupon Uic doctor opened his desk and produced his record book. Turning over Ihe leaves he said: "Here is u ease of a gentleman who was u ^rettt biiirerer from Tulluiumulion of the bladder ut long standing. He bad eonsuUi -i! a number of phyMeluns without benellt. When lirsl coUMlllcd I myself tried the usual methods of treatment, but without success, und 1 liually advised him to try Warner's Safe Cure. He fell betler from the start, und lu u few weeks wus entirely cured." The doctor turned a few pages further, and Iheu suld: "Here is another case. It is that of a gentleman who had frequent attacks of remit calculi, which, as you know, Is gravel forming lu the kidneys. He had never been able to prevent these formations, but after an unusually seveie ultack I recommended him to try the Sale Cure, which he did, ani,^ remedy,' Ini has'never had ail attack since." The declor continued to turn the luuves of Ids book, and suddenly exclaimed: "Here is u most remarkable ease. It la that of a lady who had suffered for some time from llrighl'a disease. Shu bocuiua tncienle, and about the fourth month suddenly became blind, had convulsions und I'ually fell Into a stale of coma, caused by uremic or kidney poison. Suveral physicians who »a\v her said she could mil live, und lu this view I fully concurred. As she could still swallow I said, us a Inst resort, that they might try Warners Sale (Jure. They did BO, and to the surprise of everyone she recovered. She bus since given birth to alivlug child, and is perfectly well." "These are certainly most wonderful cases, doctor," 1 sulci, "and while I do uot fur •> moment question their authenticity I Bhould consider it a great favor If you would give me their names. I think the Importance of the subject would fully justify It." "In tho Interest of other sufferers I tblnlt you aro correct," Dr. Gunu Dually observed, after a moment's thought. "Doth the lady aud her husband ure so rejoiced, so grateful, over her recovery, that I know she it ouly too glad to have others hear of It. The lady is Mrs. Eainua, wife of the well known cos. turner. She was not only restored, but is ID perfect health to-day." I thanked the doctor for his courteous reception, for the valuublo Information Imparted, and I feel assured that Ida generous ' and huinane nature will prevent him from feeling ottier thun glad al seeing this interview published for the beuellt of Buffering humanity. 1IAU1TS OF T11K A1»B. 14 v 4 v.., if an insect crawls into tbe ear, oloe-e Ibe other with a finger, shut the raoulh and pinch tbe nose, The laseot will orawl rapld)yt>ut, * aWacbtld pushes aheap, kernel ot corn or Mber obstruction into iU hose, rub > the nostrUIwith Scotch or other snuff to pce> ftpylbing gets into'tbe little one's eye, d mother would notrc'u e to wlpu it oul ' a we had learned Tbe wedge has entered Palestine. Tbe iron borss will waks the eobnes In all the ways of Judeu, where nature herself has alept f ver since Titus outraged her.—New York Oomruercla! Advertiser. Wavas Mountain High— Or Msuwhtt lets—thrtaun, during a storm, to engulf the venturous voyagsr on the tempestuous Atlantic. Bometimei be Is lorn with deep despair *t sues a juncture, aomeUmes he la rather slad ol It The latter condition of Bind obtains when he la tea. sick, The diabolical qualms which be ha* undergone, and which are uow aggravated ten fold by ibe pitching of the ship, reuder htm lu • tuesture ludiButeui lo hit few. This picture U acurcely exaggerated, as people who have been violently •«» dies will asuure you i'ravelvre and tourUU by tea and laud should always oa. provided with llosletier'e Btomach "inert at a means of counteracting tea slckuest and Ihe nervoue disturbance or atomaehlo Irouhe b/goi/- leu ol uiicoiufoitable trauslt by luud or waier, or anwboleaome loud haituy >walluwet1 at railway tuition*. Emigrant* should supply themselves with Datieuer'e Bioiuecb hniere at a (amity safeguard agtiutt malt ria, ttoinch, Uvea) and bowel coouilaiuu, kUsejr uoub*e eat) ifce*-' lostiM*. ...... • "This quarter i« no good," said the barber. ••Why not?'! It has been shaved." How It Truvele Among; Trei-e—Antmala Tlnti l>ara Atmok It. Accordiag to tbe Sun Francisco Chronicle it is a most interesting sight to watih an orang-outang make its way through the jungle. It wulks slowly along tbe larger branches in a, Bemi-orect attitude, this being apparently caused by Ibe length of its urniB in. a the shortness of Its legs. It invariably (elects tbeso branches which intermingle with thuBe of a neighboring tree, on approaching which it B'retohes out i's long arms and, grasping tho botifc'bs opposite, seems first to shake tbem as if to test their strength, and then deliberate ly awingB itself ncross 10 tbe next branch, which it walks along as before. It does not jump or spring us monkeys usually d), and never appears to hurry itself unless somo real danger presents. Yet, in spite of its apparently slow movements, it gets along far quicker than a person i unning through t lie forest beneath. Various stories ure told about its huge dimensions and great height, but I huvo never seen one over four feet high from head to heel and from seven to eight feet, meaiuring from Soger to finger across the outstretched arms, ibo width of tho face varying in measurement from eight to twelve inches, though the accounts of larger animals having been met with may be comot. Tbe tradition* of the Dyuks is tbp' here is no animal iu the j'ingle that dareattaok the orang-outang except tbe python and tbe crocodile. At times, when there is no fiuit obtainable in tbe jungle, it wandors down to tbe rivers to search for palm shoots along their banks, Tben H is the Dyaks relate how tbe crocodile will sometimes try and seizj it by ite leg and drag it under tbe water" and info tbo slimy mud below, but tbe orang­ outang, wording to their isocounts, soon gets tbe best of tbe struggle, and the cro- oodlle is either beatpn lo death with its powerful arms and feetVor torn to pieces. But on tbo other bund, it is teldom able tokill tho pyihon, who, with its deadly embrace, soon puts an end to tbe great manlike ape of 1) >rnrn, f The bood Thing* ure ihe Obeanest. Remember, m> boy, the good things in the world ure always tbo cheapest, Spring . water costs les? than wbiekyp a box of cigars will buy t o or three Bibles; a^ate election costs moro thin a revival of religion) you can sleep in ehureu every Sabbath morning for nothing, but a nap in » Pullman car cost you two doliui every time) the circus fltty cents, the theater one dollar, butrthe missionary bey is gratetui for > a, pennj i Ihe race. hori (»<i; fopppg in twenty thowanil the ftrsi toy, ;, while the ohuiroh bnsar lasts a woek, :;; works tweBiyplw wthirty ot thebeitwoi. § "flwphl Jjtogiyou ww right—ij| »w ghtved. Uf <-•«. Y. Bun- t j v 1 fiiV™*:

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