The Algona Upper Des Moines from Algona, Iowa on May 16, 1894 · Page 6
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The Algona Upper Des Moines from Algona, Iowa · Page 6

Algona, Iowa
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Wednesday, May 16, 1894
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_ . clgnrs pictures on Hie bo*. i v #fie tfctftfd mny impress yott ns „ The tost frpu ew ,sn w, .Afltl jf6l yOit'Cnn't smoke I to cfgrtvS, Because they will iwl^w'v.. ;-Of ef§e their vntikftoss fi Is the mr, 1 ^ AM <Miif pnjoyitttht blocks. tHt, no yoii ennnot jftrltfe cljmrs By the" pictures on the box. A net so 11ia with pedpfo whom You tonct frdiu dnr to tln.v; ^Sics onos who weftr 1ho finest clothes Arc sometimes coirmiou clny. &» think of this, find snvc yourself i flVofrt most, unpleasant knocks; Aii<l rtfvnr Ir.V to Judgo ciAira JBy the pictures on the ho*. -"* L —Soinet-yllle .Toitvnnl. EECONSIDBBEI), - "Nc yoxithftii fomnucp. •warmed "•*>* tnkicllc ngp, T thunk you," suld Mrs. Ifteflto Html, with decision, to her -iilcoo, \fOMi Daly. They wt'i'rf ^attiorlug crys- riMthcnnims at Mnplclon, Mrs. Hunt's pleasant homesJond, wtiow iior itcco afieom the west was vtelHrtg. hoi*: "Why, aiuitlo, I thought youthful romances were t.he bcsl, kind," said tl\e girl, shyly. (She 'had one on herself.) . ' "Yes, dearie, so they arc at your age, .laying a bright blossom against the. flushed fncc. "1'oti reiiioiubcr I '\vMiued over.' " ' "Well, atmtlo, 1 don't'srw nuy objec- tSoit to baring tt warmed -over if it •uwe all it should have been at first. I5dlOi urged. "Vm sure maimna thinks «s I do, that ]\Inj. Townley Is a flno roan and would make you a spU-nani Iiuaband." • , . -, ,* n "Yes dear. thnl. is undoubted--she told me so herself. I think It is a conspiracy among my friends, stud tne elder lady, playfidly. JSflllU buried her ehui reflectively in n yellow mass of bloom, while her eyes lookell over It into her aunt'rf still trcsh and not uncomely face. "I don't want to be iixmisttive, awn tie imfc oh, I would so like t.o know what separated you long ago," she said, sun- clCQ J V Mrs. Hunt, started a little, then she smiled. , ., .. "I'm afraid it would only spoil the romance for you," she replied, 'the circumstances were so prosaic, let It !«;tho little things of life that go to make up the important whole. But, I will tell you what you wish to know. XVnj. Townley and I were -when we were young and I cannot remember the time when we were not. .attached to c'acli other. Wo graduated at the same time ah the town academy, where we got a little tincture of Latin. It is said that 'a little learning Is a -dangerous'thing.' Certainly It was in •our case. After we left school we 3jc«t up our studies together. One. evening we got into a discussion about a certain line of .Virgil. Wo could not asrce about the translation and were tmwiso enough to nvgtie the matte)' toa long and loo warmly.' Neither would admit of being in the wrong. The. result was that unkind words were *polccn and our engagement was broken off. You must remember that, we y be- hmriy miles from 1 tile horn* dlniug *A innii of about ilffy yeat-s of a^e, With dark half and nixWUKJhc and a s fl- Aiiarty winutng siwlte, was followed by a mulatto boy, trith Wige wll nwt londod basket, dtotfeoslntf coffee and sandwiches. As they mwte the toiif of the train onclt cnt dhcfcmt the «itcfcW. As'tJio gentlosnnn rtppronched the little wotnftii in widow's woods he ffaro a little start, wliich, howevoT, was un- obsen-wl by her. As she took, the proffered refresh- m-ont she 8ntd( luiimlalvcly: "This restores my faith m western hosnltwllty." . % , , "Mad you lost it, madam?" he asked, and without pausing for a reply passed on. It was Mrs. Hunt's turn to smrr. That voice! Whore had she heard it before? Dh'eotly memory look IMA* back a scorc.of yeafs. A New Kngland village came to view! a -cold, white, moonlit evening, and sho looking from the window of ft ttamblMg old farmhouse, watching a tall, slender young man ns 'he hurried down the country rond. . She wflMied him otib of sight, ttilnidng he might look back; he did not, and she had never spoken with him again (for he left the village and Went West) now. Ho bM faded out of her sight In a bank of snow drifts lining the road; he Itnd come back to her again out of the while drifts which li.nd blocked her way and brought him to her. She wa.s called back from Her reverie by the low-spoken word, "Nellie." A quick flush suffused her face as sluvKdld: "You kniow mo. then?" "U'hen I flrst saw you," he replied. Tailing a seat ivear her a low-toned conversation cnsuetl. Tliey Inllcecl and laughed over the dear old days; with sailrteiwxt voices -they spake oil griefs which tod come to each of them in the long years of separation; n softened ligh't.. came into their faces nucl the misunderstandings of Hie past faded out naturally, without noed of explanation; Toward night, just before the train, reinforced with another engine, pulled out, ho -held out his hand at; parting, saying, with a sm'He: "But that line in Virgil—who was right, Nolllo?" Slie laughed and then .sighed a little, sayhng: "We wore both wixing." "But we are both right now, arc we not?" he asked. For answer she put. her hand in his. EYE POWER DETERIORATING. TAt-MAQKf, REAL ON THE K6fe»ld *Jl6ti' A*t f Sot* JB'ftHIi th« tealtH *«t*«a Mi* ftli«*eh- Ahead ot th« Time* tf, ffltj of rfdatt* So S«y« nn, AVln Given fiomo oM to I'rovc It. -I only and he botli middle-aged, prosaic at least, am «• "ttlo gray. As major, I have'iiot seen him lor off. You must were both young"""'Which was iu the right?" asked Edith. "I do not know, dear. I never even fooked the matter up. I think we wore Irotii sorry, but we would not ncknowl- .«flc-e it, so we took separate roads, and now we arc 1i ™" 1 "-iifiriin-nrrnfl. nro.snlc itnd I, for the years." .,•* Mrs Hunt lind been a widow for •.some years and tli3 gentleman in question had lost his wife a-couple ot yeans '.be-forc, so that mutual friends, knowing of their former romance, hud been, perhaps, a- little too officious Iu their evCutts to effect a rccouctUUUion. They argued that time brings wisdom mid it was presumably that in the light of a score of years they hurt lamented the Impetuosity of youth which had barred lbe\vay to satisfactory explanation, t »* * * * * *'"Three mouths afterward, one dreary "December day, there was a storm very nearly akin to a Mlsoanl raging In •the Western states. Tho nlr was ln<l«u •-WHU sleet that seemed armed w Ui •needles, and carried by the pile with .2 toroe and rapidity that threatened ,t» impede locomotion. Travel was sus- •pmulcd ami telegraph wires wore down. ^ On a snow-bound train in Indiana we 'flml our friend Mrs. Hunt, who had been "ummcmed by. telegraph to the bedside .of Her sick sister luid had run right Into the teeth of Sio approaching storm Six -hours ago the huge "-on horse had baited in sheer discouragement, and the snow banks might have been walls of adamant separating tiio belated travelers from their homes. Apprehension was followed by anxiety as night e»t> tied do-vn on the weird, white .scene. A pawd. of laborers, brought Into strong relief against the white background by the headlight of he engine, worked vigorously in the biting bias, "The blockade had occurred near a yil- lajre- and through the storm tho gllw>- ' m&Ss of Wndly lights told o-f yural -peace wud plenty, cheering if unattaiim- i&6 • But fls Hbe hours wore away even those disappeared and left tho pight a nrev to snow and cold and sleet and * " winds. Within the car there "I Miink the eye powor of (Jie present genoiviHon of civilized men must have deliOrloiiated a good deal," sai.l the oou- list to me the other day. "I am called upon to examine so many young persons nowadays whoso oyos show no symptoms of disease or strabismus, but arc aim-ply unable to do tiho ordinary aiiKUiit of work reiiulred of school boys, sciliool girls, college students or moderate re i .ul«M'» wiUiout showiug symptoms of overwork, "TJiis weakness seems to bo const it.u llounl, and glasses v'iro required' which h'sscu tihe muscular strain on t.he eyes only. In splto of the invention of tlie typewriter, which lias relieved the eye of so much work, the state -of things is almost equally as prevalent in business einjles as iimong sindemls. "Tliat tills Is a dclorioratlon from the nuMi of ofrl is ovld-anced, I think, by the vast a mount of work some of them aro kuoHii to! done without any trouble from their eyes. 'Take Dickens' voluni'inous 'works, for instance: lie .wrote tiliem all with Ills own hand volume after volume, .and composing is a far grea'ter strain on the- oyos than more copying or reading, since coin-posing or studying involves ef fort as well as physical. "Dickons wrote a gnat deal of tita time witli blue ink upon blue paper, and his erasures and intorlinoatloiifi were done In so lino a hand Unit It used to bo hhu despair of t'lie printer. "Scott wrote all his numerous works and poems without vho nid of an oman- lieu-sis; Johnson did Mie vast amount o( work involved in his dictionary in Hui sumo way, and ThacUoray, wlio \yrotu his long-dniwn-out stories In an almost microscopic band, usixl to say laughingly, but truthfully, that if ho failed to make a living iis a novelist he could eiwn money by oxhjbltln-g his abilities to write Mic I-iord's prayer on his thumli mill."— New York Herald. PErtPETUAU LIGHTNING DlHtrlct «n4*fbrel»odtog thoughts, mentally. Mvs. Bunt thought sadly of her sis" she would die, not know• how neur her Nellie was, aud tears ' themselves tihrough «ho closed . A child's cough was heard in «u> oar. What a place for a sick baby! She Rrowptly tendered her assistance, .2nd In helping another i» trouble for- Tier own. discomfort'and anxieties. 'girt wcue away, as nights will, • TjneoniforFable, aud as old feoj. ,^4«soended to favor the travelers -" '', smile answering smiles seemed It was a white, trackless •tine sun looked down upon—very torbidd/mg in its beauty, and to Mrs, Hunit that sepse of ' wide, level Distances, wMeJi. ,-, ...»,„«, -™to a Sfow JSsgUwi&e? with a i*** 8 fiSl^W •fqjy tVlfSf _, j. ^r -'"- • *i +• - y *1., . " i -i -* •*_»•. f One \Illlui I»l>y FliiMheti The phenomenon known as lightning, followed by «. rolling, reverberating report rocosnl'/.ed as thuijder, la common to a wide none of t'ho earth, but it is not gone-rally known tiint there are localities whcre.the vivid flashes and the deafening peals are incessant, UHio most notable of these conUuuous lightning districts Is on the eastern coast of San Domingo, a leading momber of tho group of the West Indies. It Is not meant that the lightning is hove continuous the year round, but that, with the commencement of the- rainy season, comes this zig-zag feature of electric niuniiuation, -which is then continuous day uud nights for weeks, The storm center is not continuously local, but shifts over a considerable area, and, as thunder is seldom heard over a greater distance than eight miles, and the lightning in the night will illuminate so as to be seen thirty inile$, there may bo days in some localities' whero the twinkle on the sky is in a continuous succession, wbllo the rolling reports are absent. Then again come days and nights <Avhen the electric artillery is piercing in its detonations; and es- upcluUy Is •this Mie case •jyhen.'t'wo separate local cloud centers join, as it were, in nn electric duel, and, as sometimes occur, a third participant appears to add to '!&o elemental warfare. Then there is a blazing ~8ky witfe blinding vividness, and sUinniiig poals that to pin thp listener to before tho ecftoes c^a di° away come o^iew, untljr i*W^' Y., May 13, 1S94.— tabernacle was crowded to the doors to-day when Her. Dr. Tnliaage took for tho subject- ot his forenoon sermon a passage of scripture which lias been made the subject of mttch disctts&ion and various interpretation bv modern theologians. His theme was, "A. Cheerful Church," and the test was selected from Solomon's song 4:1: "Behold Thou Art tfatr, My Love." t "Higher criticism" says that thtfe jook of Solomon's Song is a love scene, i forlorn maiden sighing for her beau. :f so, it is an unclean and debauched utterance inserted in the pure word of God and is not fit'for common read- ng. My opinion is that it is an inspired ode sotting forth the feeling of Chrisb toward the church and of the church toward Christ Christ is the bridegroom, and the church is the bride. The same words we can utter to-day truthfully whether in regard to the church of God in general or this church in particular: "Dehold, thou art fair, my love." The past week has been one of prolonged congratulation for that we have for twenty-five' years been permitted' to associate with each other in tho relation of pastor and people. When I came to Brooklyn I found a amall band of Christian disciples who from various causes had become less and less, until they stood upon the very verge of extinction as a church; and the question was .being 1 agitated from time to time whether it would bo pos- ible to maintain a church life longer. Indeed, had not those men and women bee a consecrated and earnest, they would have surrendered to the adverse circumstances.. They: mar- shalled a congregational meeting, and, gathering up all the forces ' possible, they cast nineteen votes for a pastor, all of which I am happy to have received. It was not through any spirit of personal courage or reckless adventure that led me, from one of .the warmest and most congenial pastorates in Philadelphia that a man ever enjoyed, to this then most,uninviting field; but it was the feeling tl;at God had called me to the work and I was sure he would see me through. I have thought that it might be profitable to ua to state briefly what kind of a church wo have been trying to establish. In the first place, I remark that we have been trying to build here a Christian church—distinctively siich; in other words, a church whore we should preach the Lord Jesus .Christ and him crucified. My theology is all ffone into flvo letters—Jesus. Jesus, the pardon of all offenses. Jesus,, the foundation for all structures. Jesus, the balm for all'wounds. Jesus, the eye-salve for all'bHnrtness. Jesus, the guide through all perplexities. Jesus, the hope for all discouragements. Jesus, the reform for all wrongs. I have faith to believe that there is more power in one dro]T of the blood of Jesus Christ to cure tho woes of the world than in au ocean full of human quackery. Jesus is the grandest note in any minstrelsy. He is tho brightest gem in any crown, lloipht overstepping all height. Tlie center of every circumference. The circumference to every center. The pacifier of all turbulence. The umpire of all disputes. Jesus! Jesus! At his table all nations are to sit Around his throne till worlds are to revolve. He is to be tho irradiation of tho universe. Jesus! Jesus! It is that truth that we have tried to preach la this tabernacle. Do you auk more minutely what we believe? I can tell you. We have no dry, withered, juiceless theology. We believe in God, tho Father Almighty, maker of heaven and earth, the deliverer of tho distressed, the home for the homeless, the friend for tho friendless. We believe in Jesus Christ, able to save to the uttermost, pardoning the guilty, imputing his righteousness to tho believer. Wo believe in the Holy Ghost, the comforter, the Sanctifier, cheering up tho heart in life's Ills, and kindling bright lights in every dark landing place. We believe that the whole race is so sunken in sin that nothing but tho omnipotent arm of God can ever lift it out We believe in grace—free grace, sovereign grace, triumptiantgrace, eternal grace. Wo believe in a Bible—authentic in its statements.immacnlate in its teachings, glorious in its promises,' We believe in hea,vep, the abode of the righteous; and in hell, the residence of those •who are soul-suicides—of their own free choice refusing the divine mercy. We believe in the salvation of all men .who accept Christ by faith, be they sprinkled or immersed, worship they in cathedra) or * n l ° s c ^tai bel . ievo they ^n PreBbyterianism or Wpisco- pacy, dwell they under Italian skies or in Siberian snow-s>terms, be they Ethiopian or American. AH one in Christ One I^ord, one faith, one baptism, on the way to one heaven, We built this tabernacle for the purpose of setting forth, these great theories of the Gospel of the Son of God, 'Would that we had been more faithful in tho pulpit! Would that wo had been more faithful in the pew! I remark, further,that wo nave tried here to bmli a. church distinctively unconventional. Instead pf asking, peoplf are 4isEosed to dp, oplo dq it, w,o have Iww pspple 4o M is Imp'i6u& aM that that ehuPeh the b'est Afchttedtafe whete the pedple*af i e the Most ebniftrftftble, Ahd that that is the most efficient Christian Service where the * ' pedple &fe jfi'ade nioflt- sidk of sin atid nioSt anxidus aftei 4 Ohfisb'"' aM heaven^ Afid «o \v,o called the architects together foi our J3rst iihurch building, attd said, "Give us afl amphitheatre"— that is, a large f&niily circle, gathered around a fireplace, flop many years we had felt that aft ainphitlieatfo was the only proper fchape lor an audience room. The prominent architects of the coufltry said, "It cfth not be done. You need a churohly btiilditiff." And so we had plan after plan of churchly buildings presented; but in due time God sent a man who grasped our idea and executed it. So far from being a failure, it satisfied our want, and all our three churches wete built oti the amptiitheatrical plan, arid scores of churches all over tho country have adopted the same plan. And, my brethren and sisters, we fail in our work just in proportion as wo try to be like other churches. We believe that' God intended every church, like every man, to be Individual, gathering up all its peculiarities aud idiosyneracies, and hurling them all toward Some good and grand object. Jn other words, no two churches ought ever to be just alike. Here is a church, for instance, whoso objectitis to prepare i philosophers and artists and critics for heaven. God speed them in the difficult work! Here is a church, on tho other hand, that proposes .to bring only the poor into tho -kingdom of Josus Christ, looking not after tho rich. God speed such.a church in its undertaking! But there is a larger idea that a church may take—bringing in the rich and the poor, the wise and the ig-nonint, the high and the low; so that kneeling beside each other shall be the man faring- sumptuously every day, and the man whd coultl not get his breakfast God speech.such a church! Oh! my friends, we need to break away from slavery to ecclesiastical custom. Wo dnro not sing if anybody hears us, We dare not preach unless we have rounded oft' our sentences to suit the criticism of the world. We dare not dress for church until we have examined the fashion plates, and . would rather stay at home than appear with a coal or a hat not sanctioned by'custpm When will tho day of deliverance come to the church of God, when, instead of a dead religion, laid out in a cata falque of insincerity, we shall have a living, bounding, sympathetic, glow ing Christianity? I remark, further, that we have tried here to build and to conduct cheerful church. While, asyoukuow, we have not held back the terrors of tho law, and tho sterner doctrines of the gospel, we have tried in this house to present to this people the idea that tho g-ladclest, brightest, happiest thing in all the universe is the Christian religion. There is-so much trouble in the world; business men have so many anxieties; toiling men have so many fatigues; orphans have to many desolations —for God's sake, i£ there be any bright place on earth, show it to them. -Let tho Church of Jeans Christ bo tho most cheerful spot.on eavth. Lot me say that I do not want anybody to come whining- around me about the Christian religion. I', have no faith in a religion made up of equal parts of wormwood, vinegar, aud red pepper. If the religion that is presented to us be a depression, \ve will get along better without it. If it be a Joy, lot it shine out from your face, and from j'our conversation. If a man comes to my house to talk of religion with lugubrious countenance, and manner full of sniitic and dolorousness, I feel liko saying to my wife, "You had better lock up the silver before he steals something." I have found it an invariable rule that men who profess faith, in the Lord Jesus Christ, priding themselves at the same time on their sanctimoniousness, always turn out badly. I never knew an exception. While those who aro the most consistent, the most useful, and the most consecrated, have perfume iu their conversation, and heaven iu tlieir face. ' The happiest Christians that I have ever known have been persons from (50 to 80 years of age, liy that' time people got over tho shams and pretenses of society, and have no longer any patience with anything like imposture in religion. O Christian! how dare you be gloomy? Is not God your Father? Is not Jesus-Christ your Savior? Has not your path all through life, been strewn with mereies? Aro you insensible to the fact that there are glories awaiting you in the better land'?-—4o-xologies of celestial worship, eternal chorals, tearless eyes, songs that resound under .arches of strength, and hosannas that clap their hands at the foot of the throne? Is it nothing to you that all the hills of heaven are radiant with the faces of those who, h»vo gone up from you,, and who ar& waiting for your coming, ready to keep, you eternal holiday? Is there' nothing in songs that nevar cease, in hearts that never ache, in splendors that never die> to make you glad? Th.en take no more mercy at the hand of thy God! Give back the roarriage- riug of love that Josus pat on your finger in the day of your espousal! Plant no more of the ilo were of hea,ven where there ought to be nothing but nettles and nightshade! Wo try to make this> church » cheerful church. A man on Saturday afternoon, stands to his store *nd s>ays, l> Uow shall I meet these obligations? How can ,1 endure t&i§ new disaster l&at }$ coming upon, we?" He goes ho'wa- J '-'- in, the you fian! 1 natS watched" thAty 1 h&ve eort ail thy Struggles.. it fc enotighj * «-"• -H thee through) i will stand thee ahd thy creditors. I Will niake tip* in heavenly tfeasufeS *hat you I'ave l&sfc In earthly reasitres. Courage! maul eoufaget Angels' of d6d, 1 command ydtt to slear the track for that fhans put your vings over hi& head; with your golden icepters strike for his defense! throw [found him all the defenses of eternity!" What is the consequence? That mslhesa man is* strengthened, He goes to the »toro nesit day feeling that God is with him and ready to deliver. That same Sunday there is a poor old woman in the church hearing the Jospel. Oh! how shrunken sho ist Sho wears'the Btituo dross she Wore twenty years ago. How faded it is, nnd how out of date! She sits and istens as well as she can. lief eyes are so dim sho can not see half-way across the church. Her ear is so Inv perfect that she can only catch coo- iasionally a note of the psalm or a word of the preacher. Some one sit" ting next to her gives her a book and finds the place for her. She says, "Thank you, miss, thank your She holds thebpok.closbttpto her eyes, and with a voice all full of tremors, sings: Jesus, lover of my soul. Let toe to thy bosom fly, While ttie billows near mo roll, While the tempest still is high; I-Iide mo, O, my Savior hide, Till tho storin of life is past. Safe into the haven guide— Oh! receive iny soul at last. And Jesus says to her, "Mother, are weary?" And sho says, "Yes, Jesus, I am very tired." Jesus says, "Mother, are you poor?" And she says, "Yes, I am very poor. I can not sew any more; I can not knit any more. I am very poor." Jesus says to her, "Mother, would you like to rest?" She saya, "Yes, Lord, that is what I want — rest." "Courage, mother," says Jesus, "I will see thee through." She goes home. The next morning, in the tenement house, some one dwelling on another floor comes to her room and knocks. No answer. The door is opened. She is dead! The night before, the chariots of God halted at hat pillow of straw, and Jesus kept his promise. He said that he would give her rest, and ho has given her rest. Glory be to God for the height, the depth, the length, and the breadth of such Christian comfort! Oh! that we might have such joy as that which •' inspired the men at the battle of Leuthen. They were singing a Christian song as they went into battle. A general said to the king, "Shall I stop those people singing?" "No," said the king; "men that can sing like that can fight." I would that we had a singing church, a joyful church, » jubilant chiirch, a comforting church; for then wo would have a triumphant church. .1 remark, further, that we. have here tried to build a church ubreast of the times. It is all folly for us to try to do things the way they did fifty or a hundred years ago. We might as well be plowing with Elijah's crooked stick, or go- into battle with Stall's armor, or prefer a canal boat to an express train, as- to be clinging to old things. 'What we most need now is a wide-awake church. I'eop'le who aro out in the world all the week, jostling against this lightning-footed century,, eome- into the church on the Sabbath, and go right to sleep unless they, have a. spirited service. Men engaged in literary callings all the week, reading pungent, sharp writings, can not be- expected to come aud hear our ecclesiastical humdrum. If a uaan> stays at home on Sundays a/ad, reads the newspapers, it is because- the newspapers are more interesting; We need, my brethren, to rouse up and stop hunting with blank cartridges. The Church of God ought to- be the leader, the interpreter;, the iu- spirer of tho age. It is all folly for us to be discussing old issues—arraigning Nero, hanging Absalom, striking the Philistines with Shamgar's ox-goad—when all around about us are iniquities to be slain. Did I say that tho church ought to> be abreast of the times? I take that liack. The Church of God ought to. be ahead of the times—as far in. advance as the Cross of Christ is ahead ot all human invention. Paul was.- a thousand years ahead of the day. in which he lived. The swift-footed years that have passed since Luthatr "died have not yet come up to Lutheu's grave. Give iniquity four thousand years the start, and the feet of Chris< tianity are so nimble that if you —"' hmwt Care in Hoo bean troutadvlth nM«*l '*. JJ h, dizziness an4 al.ortnesS ol brifttt, **« att**. I had veryWW nwith ttjrrto»a«h es and he only «w»a» te and I 'WA glad that I can say today, that I haw no* had a bad spell since I commenced to take Hood's Sarsaparllla. Formerly my heaWfci so poor that I w«s notablo^to do my how "now I mn perfectly we . I^ es ^ IB to Hood's Ssii'saparilla." MBS- BAIL V/03 i work, Hood's PiHs are tho Dost lam»yeaUj«Uat{ gontle nnd effective. Try a box. '250. FlnoSteol. Kuenosarazor. 460 Huron St., TOLEDO, O. pa^stHBO. — y, b6MS spjcH co. on cheek and brow is evidence that the body is . getting proper nourishment. When this glow of health is absent assimilation is wrong,: and health is letting down. , taken immediately . arrests waste, regardless^ of the cause. Consumption must > yield to treatment that stops waste and builds flesh anew. Almost as palatable as milk. Prepared by Scott & Bowne. H\ Y. All druggteta. cSprfaT cm NURSERIES. mHKRK ia no Inrgor or liettor selected stock In tho L Nonliweat, norone any whore-better udapted t» the uses of Pra-Me-Planters. Complete In all depart- rocntH. Fruit Trees. rorestTreea,*Small-I^ults. Evei-Breens. Ornamontala, etc. An honest, reliable AKentwimted In evory county in tho Northweat. THE HOUSEWIFE'S BEST FRIEND. ON IKSIDK OF EACH i CAN LABEL Yen Will fiml. a WASHING RECEIPT Which I» Tei-J Valuable. 33TCT"Sr IT AND BE SURPRISED. will but give it full swing, it will catcbi up and pass it in two. bounds. The Church of God ought to* be aheadi ot the times. W. L. DOUGLAS S3 SHOH equals custom work, costing from $4 to $<5, best value ibr the money in tlie- world. Name and price nped on the bottom ^ Every iir. warranted. Take no substitute. Seelocal'papers for full ' criplion of our complete Ines for ladles nnd gentlemen or send for Jtt* strafed Gatplofv* giving instruction* how to or- You can get'the best derby mall. Postage free. Bargains of dealers who push our shoes Then S5\o W»» l*ot 8» "I'm so glad I'm going to be wife, Mr. Jones—I mean Chavley," said l *the only womaiu ho ever loved," after he had asked and been accepted. "Most of your people live in Clevelaud, you know, »nd I have povei« uiet thein. 14ut I have met your sister who. lives in Toledo several timoa, and like her very much." "Why, I have uo, sister in Toliedo or anywhere else," he said, wondering what it meant * *'Is that so?" I djon't understand it at »1L That charming young widow, Mrs. Van Smai't, said she was your sister, and you had another one across tH«s river." '-Oh, she was just joking yon, my 4arUag," he replied while a confused flush erept over bis face. Siace then Bfte has fo/und that tho "charming 1 widpw".w^ a sister by rejection, andghe is not so, charmed with her.-rrToledo Blade, ain sure the most knew. MclLREEB 7 :;WINE OF CARDU1. (pleadingly)—]! like George. He is yojan^ njaa }

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