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itfj^wma WHit»i« "*"""'" B.^AfttWI* WfeW 8! ft fife ttii k ift ias, & pi'etty fai* fdf • itffs ffiHefftl the chief sf in t«rd ehSp'tel% With "of thirty* years elapaliig tfro, of iftoi*G &gd P. C. fras a young man attending iehiy hea? Syracuse, JI. !t. jfes a ladies 1 seminary tteaf by s 'beautiful moonlight flight away, frdin his doftai- took a pretty iemifaary girl i a long buggy tide. id the eaN of the digttified and a sentence of expulsion Up ftgftlnst P. D. Artttotif. passed on. Young Armour td Chicago and became the iiftt merchant of the world. day an old man with a paif of i Bide whiskers and a professional !o smile was ushered into Mr. four's private office. "tou remember the —academy, Mr. Idur?" hia visitor began'. " should say I did. I was ex- led from that institution for taking '""ft- out buggy riding." ell, then, perhaps you remem- ie. I am Professor - -. I was aember of the faculty then, as I am 9w. And I want to say, Mr. Armour, at I always protested against your impulsion as being unjust and unwar- ^ by the facts. By the way, Mr. lour, the academy is in a financial bait just now and I came to see if r would give us some assistance." tvWell," replied the millionaire, "if |u" protested against my expulsion all *ve to say is that you've been a ? time in letting: me know about |But Mr. Armour made out a good id check, just the same and sent wold pedagogue on his way rejoic- If IS Ltattf JNS Of* INDIA, B6Mf *Hitfi» e* tfae fftttnftg* jPfUMei th« I'faMit's MUslotiftflcs. ttftfbf* &**&«•«* fetlt 111* **. *f Out of Sight. umm«r '(to tnolturn traveler)—What's pur line 1 __- aveler '(a newspaper man)—Ideas. iDrummw—H'm I You don't seem ta ry oaamy samples with you. Entertaining:, S«ss—I .didn't kribw Mrs. 'Stickler ,wa« Vch am 'entertaining person. ' BBS--Indeed she is. She knows a greeable story about every woman in t"set. __^ (Hope Springs Eternal a»'ifho ihuman breast. Despite repeated Ala- utments, the divine spark rekindles Oach. Though there may not be a silver ito every cloud, the vapors •which ob- s'the sky oft watt aside and disclose the .•splendor ol the noonday sun. Thus Is, opo justified. Invalids who seek the aid om Hostetter's Stomach Bitters in the hope I isomethlng better than a mere modification ; I,tho evils from which they suffer, will flnd 1 it justlfles their expectation. Chills and rheumatism, dyspepsia, liver and kid- tirouble, nervousness and debility are oroughly, not partly, remedied by the Bit- Loss of .flesh,'-appetite and sleep ore punteracted by this helpful tonic as by no her medicinal agent, and to the old, infirm convalescent it affords speedily appro- able benefit.* A wineglassful three times a , N. V., l)ee. iG.--Ilev. ftr Talmage to-day delivered the third of his series of 'round the world sermons through the press, the subject being the "Burning of the Dead," and the te*t! "They have hands but they handle not, feet have they but they walk not, neither speak they through their throat. TheV that make them are like unto them." Psalm il6:vii*yiil. The life of the missionary is a luxurious and indolent life', Hindooism is a life that ought not to be interfered with; Christianity Js guilty of an impertinence when it invades heathendom; you must put in'the'same'line of 'reverence Brahma, Buddha, Mohammed and Christ. To refute these slanders and blasphemies now so prevalent, and to spread out before the Christian world the contrast between idolatrous and Christian countries, preach this third sermon in my '"round the world" series. In this discourse I take you to the very headquarters of heathendom, to the very capital of Hindooism: for what Mecca is to .the Mohammedan and what Jerusalem is to the Chris tian, Benares, India, is to the ^Hindoo We arrived there in the evening, and the next morning we started out early among other things to see the burning . ol the dead. We saw it, cremation not as many good people in America and England are now advocating it, namely, the burning of the dead in clean, and orderly, and refined crematory, the hot furnace soon reducing the human form to a powder to be carefully preserved in an urn; but cremation as the Hindoos practice it We got into a boat and were rowed down In His Line. Irs. Snellair— When that gentleman Eobplimented me so gallantly what made OU exclaim: "Don't talk shop?" Noinwun— To stop him, of course, it's Meimyrlbb, tno professional big' , be New York police have , captured a e,ak thief who admits he nas stolen one Hundred overcoats tbis season. TKe (hat) - '-. has no, terrors for hi m. : hundred and ten pairs of twins and ae pairs of — no, nine triplets — of triplets ere born, in Boston last year. Leavenwortb, Kansas, belle is named Jyoake. She must be a prize girl. KNOWLEDGE JBjings comfort and improvement and ends to personal enjoyment when •jghtly used, The many, who live bet- r than others and enjoy life more, with -_JB" expenditure, by more promptly |<JaMng the world's best products to the needs of physical being, will attest lie-value to health of the pure < liquid ative principles embraced, in. the 4edy, Syrup of Figs. I^Ita excellence is due to its presenting " i $he form most acceptable 'and pleas- t-to the taste, the refreshing and truly Scjal properties of a perfect lax- j; effectually cleansing the system, piling colds, headaches and feyers .permanently Piwng constipation, as given satisfaction to millions and with the approval of the medical ' ssion, because it acts on the Kid«. J4ver and' Bowels withont weak* —jg them and it js' perfectly free from y$w (Objectionable substance, 3 is for sale by'all drvg- „ |1 bottles, put U J9 man- jreCby the California Fig Syrup * jr. whose name is pnnted on every njsp t|je name, Syrup of Figs, , „„,. £ well informed, yaw will wot ep.t.iftflygub|tUute.tf s Cream Balm WPPJP; -. TARRH PISO'S CURE FOR CONSUMPTION heftce to hef fltft>«» S«d fIds* aSd hef 3 ftfid the**!* S fltfwirl afg StJaitflRia 1 with tie bod of fbatS slaitt in Sacrifice. As Wfi walfe te-dtty through this MtJfl key teffi|>le w6 tiiiist not hit, ot t&lse, t htttt onfe ol them. Two fenglishhieil ftfo lost thelf lives by the mal- ^nt of a monkey, t»af sitig albng o< these indiatt streets, a monkey did not soott enough get out of the way and one of these Englishmen struck it with his cane. Immediately the people and thd priests gathered around these strangers, ajnd the public wrath increased until the two English* were pouhded to death for having struck a thonkey, No land in fcii the world so reveres the monkey as India, as no other land has a temple called after it, OflS of the rajahfe oMn'dta spent 100,000 rupees in the marriage of two monkeys. A nuptial procession was formed in which moved camels, elephants, tigers, cattle and palanquins of richly dressed people. Bands of music sounded the wedding march. Dancing parties kept the night sleepless. It was twelve days before the mottkey and monkeyess were free from their round of gay attentions. In no place but India could such a carnival have occurred. But, after all, while we can not approve of the monkey temple, the monkey is sacred to hilarity. I defy any one to watch a Monkey one minute without laughter. Why was this creature made? For the world's amusement. The mission of some animals is left doubtful and we cannot see the use of this or that quadruped, or this or that insect, but the r-isslon of the ape is certain; all around the world it entertains. Vliether seated at the top of this temple in India, or cutting up its antics on the top of a hand organ, it stirs the sense of the ludicrous; tickles the diaphragm into cachinnation; topples gravity into play, and accomplishes that for which it was created. The eagle, and the lion, and the gazelle, and the robin no more certainly have their mission than has the monkey. But it implies a low form of Hindooism when this embodied mim- -T the river Ganges until we came op-1 icry of the human race is lifted into posite to where .five dead bodies lay, lour ol them women wrapped in red garments, and a map! wrapped iu white. Our boat fastened, we waited and watched. High piles of wood were on the bank, and this wood is carefully weighed on large scales, ac cording as the friends of the deceased can afford to pay for it. In many cases only a few sticks can be afforded- and the dead body is burned only a little,and then thrown into tho Ganges. But where the relatives of the deceased are well to do, an abundance of wood in pieces four or five feet long is purchased. Two or three layers of sticks are then put on the gronnd .to | receive the dead form.. Small pieces of sandalwood are inserted to produce j fragrance. The deceased is lifted from the resting place and put upon this wood. Then, thg cover is removed from the face of the corpse and it is bathed with water of the Gauges. Then several more layers of wood are put upon the body, and other sticks are placed on both sides of it, bat the head and feet are left exposed. Then a quantity of grease sufficient to make everything inflammable is put on the wood, and into the month of ithc«iead. Then one of the rich men in Benares, his fortune made hi this way,furnishes the fire, and, after the priest ibas mumbled a few words, the eldest :son walks three times around the -saiened pile, and then applies the torch, .and the fire blazes up, and in a short itime •the body has become the ashes which relatives throw into the Gaaiges. Benares is imposing 3,n the distance as you look at it from/tfce <otlier side iof the Ganges. The forty-seven 'ghats,*.or flights of stone steps,reacTatog! from t!he water's edge to the buildings high-up on the banks, mark a ptoee for the ns- cent and descent of the suiblimities. The eye.is lost ia the bewilderment <o;f tombs, shrines, minarets, palaces and temples,.It is the glorifieaitaam -of steps, the triumph of stairways, • But'looked at close by, the temples, though large and expensive, are ' apyilbto(£r tout attractive. The seeming gold in many cases turns out to be brass. 'The precious stones in the wall tarn .out to be paint. The marble is sttfeco. The worship. In one of the cities for the first time in my life'I had an opportunity of talking with a Fakir, or a Hindoo who has renounced the world and lives on alms. Ho sat under a rough covering on a platform of brick. He was covered with the ashes of the dead, and was at the time rubbing more of those ashes upon his arms and legs. He understood and spoke English. I said to him, "How long have you been seated here?" He replied, "Fifteen years." "Have those idols which I see power to help or destroy?" He said, '-No: they only represent God. There is but one God." • Question—When people "die where do they gio to? Answer—That depends upon what theylMwe been doing. If they have been doing good, to heaven; if they •have ibeen doing evil, to hell. 'Question—But do you not believe in the transmigration of souls, and that after death wo go into birds or animals of some sort. Answer—Yes; the last creature a man is thinking of while dying is the ione into which he will go. If he is .thinking of a bird'he will go into a bird; and if he is thinking of a cow he will go into a cow. 'Question—I thought you said that at tdeath the soul goes to heaven or hell? Answer—He goes there by a gradual process. It may take him years and .years. Question—Can any one become a Hin- cdoo? Could I become a Hindoo? Answer—Yes, you could. Question—How could I become a Hindoo'? I Answer—By doing as the Hindoos (do. ' ' JBut as I looked upon the poor, filthy •wretch, bedaubing himself' with -the :ashes of the dead, I thought the last thing on earth I would want to be<come would be a Hindoo, I expressed ;to a missionary who overheard the .conversation between the Fakir and anyself my amazement at some of the (floctriries the Fakir announced, The missionary said: "The Fakirs are very accommodating,' and supposing you to be :a friend of Christianity, he announced the theory of one God, and tti idleness, stt tte*i ott earth wbffc is hafd as the missionaries how in the foreign field. Against fearful odds, and with three inilliofls wl Christians epposed to two hundred and fifty millioes of Hindoos, Moh^tiS* medans attd other false feUgiofts, these missionaries are trying to take India for God Let the food pie of America, and England, Scotland, and of all Christendom add fiBjf per cent to theif appreciation of the fidelity ahd eoftsceratiott of fofcigfl missionaries. Far away from hoffie,' in an exhausting climate, and com'. pelled to Betid their children to England, Scotland of America so as td es*. cape the corrupt conversation ahd be* havlor of the natives, these men and Women of God toil on until they drop into their graves. But they will get their chief appreciation when their work is over and the day is'"W0n» a& it will be won. No place in heaven will be tod good for them. Some of the minister^ at home who live on salaries of 847ob6' or $6,000 a year, preaching the gispelof him who had not where to lay his head, will enter heaven and be welcomed, and while looking for a place to sit down, they will be tttlds "Yonder in that lower line of thrones you will take your places. Not on tho thrones nearest the king; they are reserved for tho missionaries.!" Meanwhile let all Christendom be thrilled with gladness. About 25,000 converts in Inr'ia every year under the Methodist missions, and about 25,000 converts under the Baptist missions, and about 78,000 converts under all missions every year. But more than that.Chrlstianity is undermining heathenism, and. not a city, 'or town, or neighborhood of India, but directly, or indirectly, feels tho influence; and tho day speeds on when Hindooism will go down with a crash. There are whole villages which have given up their gods, and where not an idol is loft The serfdom of womanhood in many places is being unloosened, and the iron grip of caste is being relaxed. Human sacrifices have ceased, and tho last spark of the funeral pyre on which the widow • must leap has been extinguished, and the juggernaut, stopped, now stands as a curiosity for travelers to look at. All India will be taken for Christ. If any one has any disheartenments let him keep them as his own private property; he is welcome to all of them. But if any man has any encouragement to utter, let him utter them. What we want in tho church and tho world is less croaking owls of the night and more morning larks with spread wing ready to meet the advancing day. Fold up Naomi and Windham, and give us Ariel or Mount Piogah, or Coronation. I had the joy of preaching in many of the cities of India, and seeing the dusky faces of the natives illuminated with heavenly e.nticipa- .,tions. In Calcutta while the congregation were yet seated I took my departure for a railroad train. Tpreached by the watch up to the last minute. A swift carriage brought me to the station not more than half a minute before starting. I camo nearer to missing the train than I hope any one of us will come to missing heaven. slippery and disgusting steps lead you 'that of rewards and punishments," to images of horrible visagie, and the ' " , flowers put upon'the altar hava their frapranco submerged by that which is the opposite to aromatics. After you haye seen the gfcats, the two great things in Benares that you must see are the Golden and Monkey temples, About the vast Golden .temple there is not as much gold' as would make un English sovereign. The air 'itself is asphyxiated, Here we see men making gods out of mud and then putting theii- hands together in worship of that which themselves have made. Sacred cows walk up an<} down the temple. Here stood a Fakir with a right arm uplifted, and for so long a time that he covjld pot take it down, and the nails of "the" hand had grown until they looked like serpents winding in and arwnd the palm, We took a carriage and went still further pn to see the Monkey temple, so called because Jn and aro\md the building monkeys abound and are kept as sacred, All evolution.tets should visit this temple devoted- to the femiiy from which their anpfetorg came, .These monkeys chatter and wink, and climb, and, }opH wis,e, and look silly, and, have full possession of the place, We were asi^d at the eptranc§ of the temple to, t»t,e 0 $ pup of th e eaorednesg of the but a. A§ Siva, an attendant wetted to « wter with ,QBP ehQ.e§ PJJ> tejnple is 4@di@9tfd' to And now as to the industrious maiignment of missionaries; It ' has been said by some travelers after their retmm to America or England .that the missionaries are livings life full of in- doleaoe and luxury, That is » falsehood that I would say is as high as heaven if it did not go down in the opposite .direction. When strangers come into these tropical climates, the missionaries do their best to entersain them, malting sacrifices for that purpose, la the city of Benares a missionary told me that a gentleman coming from England into one of the mission stations of India, the missionaries banded together to entertain him. Among other things, they had a.ham^ boiled, prepared and beautifully decorated, and tlie same ham was passed around from house to house as this stranger appeared, and in other respects a conspiracy of kindness was effected, The visitor went back to England and. wrote and spoke of the luxury $n which the missionaries of India, were living. Americans a«d English w«n pome tp these tropical regipes and find a missionary living under palms and with different styles pf fruifs pn his table, and forget that palms are here ft9 cheap as ' hickory pr pipe jn America,, ^nd rich as. pheptp m plain ftpples- They here missionaries el§epu?g »gder these fa.n.g 6WW 4ay »pd eo.pUe,§ , sad. fprpf that tmv cejjtlftdjjyig'gaPd 'wages, fee?e, anj Gold iu Alaska. Four miners arrived in Tacoma from Alaska recently, bringing each $100,000 in. gold dust, which they said was the result of two •seasons' work in th'e Yukon country. They said that all the old timers who have been long on the ground and have mastered its peculiarities Ihave struck it rich during the last season. There is good evidence of this in the fact that a steamer called at Taeoroa not long ago en route to San Francisco from Alaska, having aboard about $200,000 in gold dust, which her officers said was a usual thing this season. Soune big nuggets, averaging twenty to thirty ounces, have been found. But the mining is exceedingly difficult, About :800 miners will winter in the Yukon district this year. The influx of miners has been so great that there is likely to be a great scarcity .of provisions before spring, A big rush to the region is looked for next year because the placers have panned out so well. Milking; the World Homelike. In her address before the Woman's Christian Temperance union convention at Cleveland Miss Frances ,E. Willard said: "I remember that no one subject puzxled or vexed me more in my youthful days than why it was that men could'.arrange tho whole world at their will and then have the home besides, while women did not have the world but the home only. I did not think this fair, and I resolved to build in my life to help to make the world so homelike that women could freely go out.Jnto it everywhere, side by side with men, and also to help bring it about that men should share jn larger measures than they have ever yet clone in the hallowed ministrations, of the fireside and the cradleside, through which, as I believe, they are to reach their highest a«a holiest develop* the I N all receipts' for requiring a leavening the ROYAL BAKING: POWDER, because it is an; absolutely pure cream of tartar; powder and of 33 per eerit, greater leavening strength than;; other powders, will give the^ best results. It will make the food lighter, sweeter, of finer flavor and more wholesome. • ROYAL BAKING POWDER CO., 108 WALL ST., NEW-YORK. A I^rge Fortune Quickly reverses of fortune perhaps strangest is that of tUe Duchess who, has. just died in Madrid the greatest poverty, Bight yews she possessed a fortune, of f*,QQQ,t #00, A number of lawsuits were opin- Bjeaeei ftg»in,st her by her absorbing a large paj-fr qf otihey large wsmnt! \ven.Ua ap4 tfte rei»aJB4»p west trying to p,iaj$ the JiQVirbQrn fjujJly 9« tll§ tfWBe, A is, to}d ' pf fcUe Awbe§t wWsb her kinoes.?, of heart, Working Cloths). Lord Ellenborough once reproved a bricklayer for coming to be sworn in his usual habiliments. "Whan you , have to appear boforo this court, witness, it is your bounden duty to be clean and decent in your appearance." "Upon my life, if it comes to that," said tho bricklayer, "I'm every bit as well dressed as your lordship." "How do you moan, sirP" exclaimed the chief-justice, angrily. "Well, its just this — you come hero iq^pur working-clothes and I come in mine."- It was very seldom, however, that anybody got tho better of Lord Ellenborough. A witness dressed in a fantastical manner and who had given discreditable evidence, was asked in crosa-examinnltion whatv.he waa. "I employ mysolf.V ho said, "as a surgeon." "But does 'anyone else," inquired tho chief-justice employ you as a surgeon P 1 '— Argonaut. A Conception of Snow. A little Italian who came to Roclcland lost summer had never seen snow, and a recent storm was a great surprise. Looking out of his window and noticing some of the snow on the walk, he cried: "I guess one of the lime kilns is busted." And then, seeing snow everywhere, he continued : . • "All of the lime kilns must have busted." Holiday Excursions. Anticipating that many people will take advantage of low rates and visit friends during the holidays, the Chicago Great Western railway, will sell excursion tickets from all stations OH its line to points within 200 milas of selling station, at the rate of one fare and a third for the round, trip. Tickets on sal* Dec. 22, 88, 24,25 and' 81. 1894, and Jan. 1, 1895, all tickets good returning until Jan. 2, 1895. For further Information call upon any agent of this company or address P, H. Lord, O. P. and T. A., Chicago, 111. "Wisdom Is individual Inheritance and cannot be secured at a bargain counter. Farming and Stock Kaliiuc In Nebraska A pamphlet containing valuable information about Nebraska, northwestern Kansas and eastern Colorado, with a sectional map of that country, will be sent free on application to P. 3, Eustis, General Passenger Agent, C. B. &Q, R. E., Chicago, 111. , A London collector has just paid $50,000 for a flne cabinet of Australian stamps. It is the highest price ever paid for a collection Fiso's Cure is the medicine to break up children's Coughs. and. Colds.— Mrs. M. O. BLUNT, Sprague, Wash., March 8, 1894. China apparently has not much for defense, but has millions for tribute. It the Baby; is (jutting Teeth. So euro aniline that old and well-tried remedy, MKS. WBit-oWa SOOTIIIXQ STRVP for Children Teething- When in trouble take comfort In the fact that there is no monopoly of misfortune, f Iiigennan 1 * Ctunplipr ion wll h Glyverlnn. Cu !•«» Chapped H wuUs and Face, TondiT or Sore Feet, Chilblain*, Mies. 4c, C. Q. Clurji Co., New Baven, Cu Wo can not do any man a greater wrong than to misjudge him. •' H union'* ra»Klo com »|»IT«. 1 ' Warranted to cure of muney rofuniieO, Ask your Frico IS couu. SUGGESTIONS FOR take beverages until alt promise game before $» Don't accidentally shoot that Don't swear when you miss the ; bi Don't blame the makar of t Don't ignore the "no tvcspass?;IlgS Don't explain to others how'to^Bhc^ Don't fire both barrels,! bird, Don't dark. Don't get it. Don't aw aken the household t • you start. ''"" Don't shoot birds along the' side. It is unsportsmanlike, ''< Don't attribute bad luck maker of the cartridge you pse.C-'/! Don't sing or whistle until ont'i the woods. That ends the (rame?',*!''J 1 J Don't blame the dog for not brio ing in what you thought you Bhd'$ 'jjjj^ Don't lose presence of mind whoial the deer comes bounding towards ; In Russia it was once the common belief that beardless men were soulless, . "A. Cwp of Parks' Ton at night moves the bowels in the morning," PJmy mentiofts' oat meal as a tavorite > food of the Qermans. Only fools f a':Ven on a diet of flattery. f ); UO YOU EXPECT To Become a Mother? If so, then permit us say that Dr. Pierce 1 Favprite Prescrip- ;. Uoa is indeed, ' a true -^ "Mother's Frieod. ' FOR IT / iuueEs| Chlldblrih-EaBy by preparing! 1 the system for parturi« tlon, thus assisting Nature and shortening: " I,abor." The painflil ordeal of,chndblrt£ is robbffd of its terrors, and the' dangers thereof greatly lessened, to both mother andU child. The period of confinement la ' : ;also> greatly shortened, the mother strengthened and built up, and an abundant secTetfpQ.o nourishment for the child promoted" ' '"--r Send jo cents for a large Book' (i68, giving all particulars. Address, DISPENSARY MEDICAI, AssociATiO Main St, Buffalo, N. Y. A PAINLESS CHILDBIRTH.' Mrs, PRHD HUNT, of Glenvfllf.T says; "I read about Dr. Fierce!^ ' yoritc Prescription being so good, for man with chfld, so I ' ^i got two bottles last September, and December 13th I had a twelve pound baby girl. when I "was confined I was 'not sick in any way, I did not suffer any pain, and when the child was born I walked into another room and went to bed. I keep your Extract of Smart-Weed on hand all the time. It was very cold weather and our room was , t , , , very cold but I did not take any coW, never had any after-pain or any otbwtp™ It was all due to God and Dr. Pierce'aSS voritc Prescription and Compound "Ex of Smart-Weed. This is thp e child and the largest of them . fered everything that flesh could Buffe the other babies. I -always had a and then he could not bcjp me very > but this time my mother and my b were alone with me, My baby w seven days old when I got up and' and left my room and stayed u n i iPTiunici HA TKN 1 n JT JIlftH 1 0 '• •'- t a| B ed, W, TV, When answering mention this papar, mi TO WAKE WEI.IU %r OF PAINS RHEUMATIC, NEURALGIC, LUMUAQIC AND ~ ~ Babies and Children thrive Q» gpott's Ewulsjon yrUew <$ tljQ rest gf to waste, This Babies »oa Weak ^bUdrei grew-'f and Scott^ Emulsion < IB Vi 'N '• s ,A' l l¥« to ^',j t «^a,*' m r^Ji

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