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ftiBKtJARV -lUH. *— A Sttbtitefe trt>i3NVBft,COLO. ( years ago, an au- dietice had assem- b 1 e d for divine •worship. The pas* tor of the church for whom 1 was to preach that Hight, interested in the seating oi the people, stood in the pulpit looking from -Side to side, and when ho more people ' could bo crowded within the Walls, he turned to me nud said, With startling emphasis: "What an opportunity! Immediately that word begun to enlarge, and while a hymn was being 'fiung, at every stanza the word "opportunity" swiftly and mightily un- lolded, and while the opening prayer was being made, the word piled up into Alps and Himalayas of meaning, and spread out into other latitudes and longitudes of significance ^intil it .became hemispheric, and it still grew in altitude nnd circumference until it encircled other worlds, and swept out and on, and around until it was as big sis eternity. Never since have I read or heard that word without being thrilled with its magnitude nnd momentum. Opportunity! Although in the text to some it may seem a mild and quiet note, in the great gospel harmony it is a staccato .passage. It is one of the loveliest and awfulest •words in our language of more than one hundred thousand words of English vocabulary. ' 'As we have opportunity, let us do good. "••' What is an opportunity? The lexicographer would coolly tell you it is a con junction of favorable circumstances for accomplishing a purpose; but words cannot tell what it is. Take a thousand years to manufacture a definition, ,and you could not successfully descrih6 it. Opportunity! The measuring rod with which the Angel of the Apocalypse measured heaven could not measure this pivotal word of mv text., Stand on the edge of the precipice of all time nnd let down the fathoming line hand under hand, and lower down and lower down, and for a quintillion of years let it sink, and the lead will not strike bottom. Opportunity! But while 1 do- not attempt to measure or define the word, I will, God helping me, take the responsibility of telling you something: about opportunity. First, it is very swift in its motions. Sometimes within one minute it starts from the throne of God, sweeps around the earth, and reaseends the thrond from which it started. Within less than sixty seconds it fulfilled its mission. In the second . place opportunity never comes back. Perhaps an oppor tunity very much like it may arrive, Imtythat one never. Naturalists tell us of insects that are born, fulfill their .mission, and expire in an hour; but many opportunities die so soon after they are born that their brevity^of life i& incalculable. What most amazes me is that opportunities do such overshadowing, tar reaching and tremendous wont in such short earthly allowance. .You are a business man of large experience. The past eighteen mouths have been hard on business men. A youflg 1 merchant at his wits' end came into your oftice, or * jur house, and you said, "Times are iiard jioyv, but better days will come. I have, been things as bad, or worse, but we 1 got out, and we will get out of this. The brightest days that this country , .ever &aw are yet to come," The young man to whom you said that was ready for suicide, or something worse,', ijamely, a fraudulent turn to get out of his despairful position. Your hopefulness inspired him for all time, and ijurty years after you are dead he will tie reaping the advantage of your •optimism. Your opportunity to do that one thing fot that young man was not half as long as the time J. have Jaken to rehearse it, '' jfn yonder third gallery you sit, a }jmn of the world, but yoxi wis»h every- fyqdy well. While the clerks are standing round in your store, or the men in ,yp«r factory are taking their noon spell, some ope says, "IJave you heard that ope of ouivmeu has been converted at the revival jneeting 1 in tho Methodist ''church?" While it is being talked 9ver you say, "Well, I do not believe •' in ,feviyalt, Those things do not last. /JPeoplft'^et excited and join the church t ;ajj(J a're uo better than they wore be- I wish pur wen would keep from those meetings." Po you ph, man, what you did in that flj&yte p| depreciation? There* were i\y° yPUflg men in that g$ ou P who that ' \' ", Jiaye gone to those meet- |§"»nd been saved for tlus, world and butyo.u (tesided > hem not to ay0 " ' ' wore than is good for aje disposed 'to be wild, they, heart), you ^ay op iywg f tor day 1 left btlr edtihtfy hffine id rpfe 'after myself? w! fede acfoSS the tftrttfitry, nttd my lather WnS driving. Of odurse f feaid nothing Ifaat implied hbW 1 felt. But there 1 ar<5« hundreds of irien here, who from their owfa experience knew Siow 1 felt. ,At such a time* a young matt may be hopeful, and eVen impatient, to get mtd the battle of life himself, but to 1 leave the home where everything has been done, for you; your father or older brothers taking your part when yott were imposed on by larger boysj and your mother always around, when you got the cold, with mustard applications for the chest, or herb tea to make you sweat off the fever, and sweet mixtures in the cnp by the bed to stop the cough, taking sometimes too much of it because it was pleasant to take; and then to go out witli.no one to stand between you and the World, gives one a choking sensation at the throat, and a homesickness before you have got three miles away from the old folks. There was on the day I spoke of a silence for a long while, and then my father began to tell how good the Lord had been to him, in sickness and in health, and when times of hardship caiftc how Providence had always provided the means of livelihood for the large household: and he wound up by saying "De Witt, I have always found it safe to trust the Lord." My father has been dead thirty years, but in all the crises of in}- life—and there have been many of them—I have felt the mighty boost of that lesson in the farm wagon: "Dc Witt, I have always found it safe to trust the Lord!" The, fact ; was, my father saw that was 'his opportunity, and he improved it. This is' oho reason why lam an enthusiastic friend of all Young Men's Christian associations. They get hold of so many young men lust arriving in the city.',,and. ^yhile they are very impressionable, and it is the best opportunity. . Why, how big the houses looked to us as we first entered the great city; and so many. peo-. pie! It seemed some meeting 1 , must have just closed to fill the streets': in that way; and then the big placards, announcing all styles pf amusements, and so many of them on the same night, and every night, after our boyhood had been spent in regions where only once or twice in 'a whole, year there had been! an. entertainment ip school house or church. That is the opportunity. Start- that innocent young man in the right direction. , Sip weeks after will be .too Jate. , 'Te'll me what such a young man-docfe with his first six weeks in a great city, and I will tell you what he will'be 'throughout his life on earth, and where he will spend the ages of eternity. Opportunity! . A city missionary in the lower parts of the city found a young woman in wretchedness and sin. Tie said,. ''Why do you not go home?" She said, "They would not receive me at home." He said, "What is your father's < name, and where does he live?" Having obtained the address' and written tto the .father, the city missionary got a reply, on tho outside of the letter th(V' vs'pi'd. ' •immediate',' un dcrseored, i • It Was the heartiest possible invitiition' ,fpr 'tli'e'I wanderer to come home; That was the city missionary's opportunity". 'Atifl there arc .opportunities all about ypu, and on them written by the. hand 'of the God who will ble'ss you; arid, bless those whom you help,, in capitals of light, the word "immediate;" .-..••'. A military officer very profane in his habits was going down into a mind at i orn wall, .England, ' with' V Qhris- tain miner, for mau'ybf .'those riiin'er§ are Christians. Tho officer used pro*; fauo language while in the cage 1 goV ing down. As they were] coming up out of "the mine the ' profane officer said, "If it be. ;• ^6' far down to your work", how' much farther would it be to the 'Bottomless pit?'* The Christian miner;.re-; tei u fa latfttew ftipef «P.* * dyifif t&eplttSffrl, "Ah that is goo'A. 1 fce've-f ' saw il that before. All is well, 'Though I through the valley of the shadow of death. Thou Wt with meV Shadows hefe, but sunshine above.", So t the dying shepherd got peace. Living and dying may wo hftvfi the same peace! Opportunity! Undef *he ai-ch of tl«it splendid word lefc this multitude of my hearers pass itttd the pardon, and hope", and triumph of the gospal. Go by companies of a hundred each. Go* by regiments of -a thousand /each. ^The aged leaning oil a fetaft; the iniddle aged throwing off their burdens as they passs and the young to have their present joys augmented by more glorious satisfactions. Fofward into the kingdom! As soon as you pass tho dividing line there will be shouting all Up and down the heavens. t The crowned immortals will look down and cheer. Jesus of the many scat's will rejoice at the ' result of ' hia " ctirthly sacrifices/ Departed saints* will 'bo gladdened that their prayers are answered. An ordp.^ will be given for the spreading ol" a banquet at which you will be the honored guest; From the imperial gardens the wreaths will be twisted for your brow, and from the halls of eternal music the Jmrpers Will bring their harps, Vand thf trumpeter's their trumpets, and alt lip and down the amethystine stairways of thd castles, and in all the rooms of the House of Many Mansions, it will be talked over with holy gled: that this day while one plain man stood on the platform of this vast building giving the gospel call, .an assemblage made up from all parts of the earth and piled up in these galleries, chose Christ as their portion, aiid, started; |f oi< , Heaven; as their, everlasting .'home/. JR ing: all the bells of .Heaven-. vat; the.tidMg'sl Strike all-; the cymbals ,at: the ; ^o'yj Wave all the : ' palm .branches ,at;<rtihB triumph! .Victory I Vie'tbryi ' i ;-. : ^ ' :;' MONTE CARLO,'fs..PArrFtQW^' '' ''' ''' '"''' '" Tho e i Arp t , Jlio^-. Most Customers at t'lv The'English, the ; , , _ , r . f French ;aro;probablysthe mosjtVre.mun- 'nerative patrons of,Monte .'Cailiii'ja-nd it •1'i-t 4- n O**tf4-»mi1n*i/3'" riVirl' n r\V'' * *4-!rt i*.1l O TO, AVERT TROUBL to M vent othef UNGLE SAM IS IN A DILEMMA. MeaaTaga Aband5rt* Garlisls Pmn and Urging: Attbtiiel 1 . , /; *' ' * ' is no the ma- to Switzerland-^: and' fl'dntier, of . Italy ••?,"ttip,t,. : the .i jority of ."-pleasuro ; seekers'aCjsj)air in summer', skys, tho. London, ; I}aUy ^ele-;. grtuph. Again, .a,t the. vei)y-!perioid,, ' {]j., .flnd When 'the Casinq.peo'ple English visitors, to. .the'. JRrvUeni th'e London season 1 Is; at, its- ' height, antj i the i>arliauieutaVy session'.' Has, as yej shown no sigh of waning^' ,T-lie >A : t; ] antic si eamships iVre bringing . to i '' sponded, "I do not know how furi'.it'fg down to that place, but',' if .this 'rope should break you would be there j ( in a 1 ] minute." It was the Christian 'njijjier's' rope evqry ..woplt 'shoals.'Lt>f ; .Apiericmi! tourists, ; but.[bitr trahji/rA^llantic' |Vi.^ itors usualiy>pas3,,th.9: .siTOJinor! do,u or,:Puris,0r at- Eng^h •• or' ; the watering places',!, and,;' id,wait weather before'they' 1 ;;' SOUth. ; • yl ."I'll Another;: suggestion "• perplexed ladministrji'tion ! .is club for the use of. g'eiytleniari^i'sijtbrs should b'o. established ,.in conjipeljion with the ;C'asino', it ^b.eing' proposed to, Utilize for'.the. purpose the prs'ipj^ps of ,the Hotel'Mqpte'- 1 CarlQ.-.buti it,i§ dilli- cult to see that .the financial 1 JirpSperity" of the_ Cjasino otimpfl,ny iVbuld'be In-' creased, by supplpmbritin.g -tlie' existing '.tripbt' w}th'' ( a.^.tiliib:-,'' ^ivitors 1 ' who. really. 'bel0'ng\.]!to.. cosmopplit'an'club-! landcan '•-'— "'"''^----"-•- ••^--^^ : — -•->' land, can. : casil^'. /h.eeqmejyi'jnerribers-.of the Cer'cle dp., Ja ".Medite.vft'iieeviai Nitie,' a'ndj after a'll^i'jt ...is no^j>.j>hG,.,'seriQ;uS' la oS' he ' cien tifib = '[orors ~> • . ,', jtO ' c^f ' the . play orS,,' the ' cien tifib =, '.[operators ~> • a rpdgei et, iioi.r',-. r who despise fi^the', nidii'ry ,b'ut frivolyu,^' game of-.irronl^ttc,' thHt . ai-e the inp^t- lucra;tivb r ; 'custo'mers' of the Casiiio,:/' AV trc^ei-qUa.ran^'0 • 'it. ; . •is really i;,possibl§!. K) ;to V'Vin' !wery : 'larg'e '\supis ;: of ''' deed to i b^-eak Napoleon's dictum ions eventually . and always wjll'|idld ^ood~biiii j enough to 9a,iJ.M the atlnifnistratioR^q'closo a p4rtittular t'ablo^'for a few h'o'urs,, Al) .jt'ciyl^tte, howeyer, for onp winner of any/CQnsiderab^nnloupt th^v^ are pos'' 100 who, sodnerw later, will be and 1 hopelessly decayca, or iirl rnti'n ' f ' ' '' opportunity. Many yea-rs. ago '(i gyman was on a sloop q» ouV river, and hearing a man .utter a pheiny, the clergymaia said, "You have,; spoken against my best friend, Je&us,'j Clu'ibt." Seven years after, ,'this*samb" clergyman was on his way 'to the 'gepr eral Assembly of the $resbyterian', church at Philadelphia, when a youpg minister addressed him and asked film if he was not on a sloop on the Hudson river seven years before? The; reply was in the affirmative.' "Well," t>aid the young minister, t'i ^as .J>he man whom you corrected for uttering that oath, It led me to tjjink ^n^,j. repent, and I am trying- tp'atope/ 'sipme- what for my early behavior, _ I ia'jn; a preacher of the gospel, and ^ delcgaje to the general assembly. " Seven yea.rs before ou that Hudson rive^ sl.o,o,n. the clergyman's opportunity, _< A jscotch bhepherd, was 4yi»g had, the pastor called in, > The shepherd said to his wife, please to go ifltp • the nejft rpppj, toy want to see the rnjnister alono." When the two wore alone'the dyi.ng.,sbepli'eVd l ' wd, "X have known the Bible all' rny! life, bwt I a«J gQJPg. -»V4 I a«i 'af»j,e,red Moreovei','•'In , modern ..times.it has ,een the l^dy^puntirs'Wjl^c),. in the a'g- (•p^ate, bi;ingAthe greatest; amount of rist to ,'tb(3 mill of '^Jie. Casino com- r any. 'It'i^ not that itho ladies often go to the maximum of stake's to be re- alized—tpey' are in -general too timorous for.that; but they' play recklessly! and thev will continue ' to play until 1 they h^yg lost their last 5-franc piece on the 'tapis vert, and a club which, ^adies wore excluded wo«ld\bp ' bereft of the cpntributipns df the s'dx" who'are, as gainesters, not less ad venturous apd perhaps a IHUo 'more.'ine'oy rigibjo than moy, , _ ' .'»' FO.QWNG THE -Jim? an Oro^lia Gin , C9i«H»m>Ic»toa-'wJtU _' ] , ' '; the Fprt>Ji14«»n i Sweotlie^rt. ; •' /& friend of mine out in Omaha' has q, 'daughter.auA.that daughter hUS.among Wtber girlish trinkets, u sweetheart, ,ivhq is rendered doubly d.oav ^'l^er' by 'the fact that her parents have'' fprbid- 'dop hei- to see him. lie is, ( tp t 'be sure, a' very 'commonplaco , per^oiv'but >np girl can resist a nia'n her WASMKGTOS, Jan,, S8 -*? both hmiseB of eongrest, to-da^ a "fri^SSftgft on the financial question^,' witbdVawitig .hid eub' t>oH ftdta the plaoVtSulHned la Ihe CarllelS bill abd ouillolng the only policy which seem* to him bow possible to tnafnlalii the gold rn- fterve,, The mt88«ge.l8 lehgtby add clearly dtflnfei tfae pceniUeftt 1 * position. Ke says: The emerircftcy faow appent-8 so tbroaleDlbg tli»11 deem it my duty to ask at the hands of. the legislative btiincU of ilie Kovefbnient such prompt arid effective actlob as will' restore confidence in duf financial soundbess and aveft the busintfafi'dlEaster and .Uiilvetsal dl»tress amonfe oUf/people};') Whatever may be the merits of l.bq plan outlined in my annual message as a 'tettiedy for the ills then exlstlbf? an d'as n safeguard egn lest i the depletion of tbe gold reserve thon,in the Weusufy, 1 urn npw convinced abat Us reee'nUoii hjr.eoQgress add ! ahr presented hdVanced A'taRe of flnadclal per- pl^xlty nekesBltates adiJltiOnal ^or different legislation. ;•:•»: . # « •'• v • The real:trouble which;,confronls us consists of lact of conOdjinc'e, widespread and a fconstantly i tn*cr.ea8ld^, Inrttuecodtlbulnir ability or dispysitloa of l.he,>Soveri)tnent.tp pHy its obligations la (told. "Tills lack of confidence grow8 ; to some extent out of tbe palpable and apparent embarf.ussuient attending tbe efforts of tbe government under existing lawe- 'to procure gold, and to a great extent out of tho Impossibility of cither keeping It In tbe treasury or cancelling • obligations by its expenditure after ft is obtained. The only way left, op'e'n • fop /the Bovprdiueat of .procuring gold'it by the Issue and sale of Us bonds.' The only bonds that ' caa bf Issued were ( authorlzud nearly tweniy- * five years ago, and flrij dot well .calculated to ..meetrour 'present needs. Amu.ng other disadvantages they are made payatile In coin in ' 8tea.d..o't specitlcally In gold, Which 1 ; under ex- l&tid'g condilloaci kietrncts largely and In an IncrqaiBed ratio from their desirability us In- 'vestteents. It Is'cerfaln that. bpdds' of this; /•d6.?cHp'tlon;ca;n 'hot thuoh \otig6V' be disposed ; .of At.'ii price c'rediiaule to lliei'tfin'anolal chat- ''ftotnr.of-our Rovurnpmnl..'..!' •.^••^ <• •'''. •''"1 v,".')ri)at most dangerous and Irritating feature "'Of ih'C'sltuallon,'however, remains'16' be men- 'llh'netd, It is found In the means by which the S'ti-easury '.is., dispossessed' ,of ; tbe gold ^bu»;i oh'tained ( -, H jvltbimt. ;.capce!llng ; . a: -'--le"'- government 'obligation.' and sole- fqr ' 'the ^beri^nt • .of i'i''those- who' proUt iln. sblppiogv it abroad or whose: -fenrs induce; them' to board•'.,at home. Wo, 'have outstan'dldg about five hurtdre'd'tnllllona ;of-curreney^noles iuf tbegOverDtrient for which ,"COld' may.' be; deuiande.d; and, curiously ''enougb, the .'law requires that wben presented <tthd In fttct.l'edeemed • and paid In cold, they |Shall be reiseueil; ^bun itho; same notes may 'do duty ini'ny times in drawlng.,e(jld..from thai treasury; nor can the process ; : .be arrested as long as v priyale .parties for profit or otherwise 'see-anJ'ady'untaBe'-In repeating the operation.. jMoro'ithao three, hundred millions'ot dollars In. these r ;.'notes 'have.'-.' already' .been redeemed in Rold, and dotwltbBtaadlai; such rederaplton they are still -outstandldgi., Since tb'e 17ih daj^QfrJaDUnry, 1891, our. bonde 1 'Intorestrbearine d«ot, has beep increased $lUO;OUCf,000 fprlhe piirpose'pf "obtaining gold. to<)replenish 'our 4 coiavreserve. Two Issues- were, made'amonntlnft to fifty millions eaob-;- one'ini.Ianuar.y and the other In November; As a result of'the s flrst.ls«ue;'tli«rs waS'i.'eallzed.. tonieihlng mQ're:; th.in flj.ij-eiijht. millions of, dhllars in gold. ^Between that 'issuer and the succeeding one in November, Cbmprlsing a period of about tnri months, nearly oqe.hun- dred'.hnd three million's'of dollars In gold were . drawn'frora r tbe treasury. This made : aseo- oti'd Issue necessary and up.oa'that more tban> ',fi!ty-elght uVillipris in goid was again realized. 'IJetween "the>'; duio 'otv'• this < 'second Issue arid.ilbe,. prese.nt .time, ooverlog •Jvperiod' pf ,'a.bput tw.p'ni.o'ntbs, more .than isiity-fllne riirilj.qbs bf' dolluirs' In gold have 1 drawn•from.;the."treasury. •),/Jfhese large, suros'- ,,pf .gold .were'ierpeaded without any. oaacella- •,Uon of gpyerpraent obll^a;.lqns or in any'per- imane'nt benefit;^p.our pdpple ; or Improvcmferit of oui pecuoiwy. Bltuailan..?),-;.; •.'..'•'• The UQttpelal'cveatBjofi.the.past year suggest facts and (jspndittons • whlclj.^hould o«rt»lnly arrest attention. More: than one hundred ind .l!fiyen^tyi:o^jlUbo^o|^ip}.i(irB,.in. gold b_ave. been : -'"-clra'w'ft out '?pf the •'.ireafury Curing,. .vhot' ; year for/'-^puposes of'"•'• ship- me'nt .jftbroiid' or howain'g.- at home.- While nearly''"one::','hundred ,tfnd- three: millions of this amouot were dra^vn , out during the first tea months of the ye.ar, a sum aggrogat- Inp ,'more ttian two-thirds of'that amount, being; obcut sixty-nine billions, was drawn out;tyring<tbe lojlowlng two months, thus indjoaUqg a marked; acceleration of the depleting process with tbe lapse of time. The notes upot} -whlfth ..thja'gold bus been with- drawn.frooi the treasury are still outstanding ao'd -'are available for use in repeating the exhausting operation,, ^t shorter ,ldterv.<ls as our perplexities accumulitte., Conditions are certainly supervening tend- .Ipg to make ttie bpndij, which >may..,be iesued dp replenish our,gold loss useful for that, pur- poee. An adequate gold 'reserve is in all cir- pumstances absolutely esseotlal to the upholding of, our public credit and to the .maintenance of "our high national character. Our •gold reserve baa again reached such'H stage ,of -diminution aa to require, its speedy reinforcement. • • .' • Tbe ugnravatjons that, must Inevitably follow present conditions and methods wlli'cer- tatnly lead to'misfortuqe'and loss not only to our national credit and prosperity and Onan- cial entorpris? but to th'pse-of our people who seek ennployroent «,» aumean* of livelihood and to, thqse whose only..: capital Is thejr dally labor, li'wjll' hardly do to tay that p. simple increase of revenue wll.l, cure our trebles. The apptehen»Jon now'pjfistln'g and constantly Increasing SB to our flnAnvixl Ability doeg not r«st uppn acalculftUOurof.our revenue.' The time has pasBO,d when .the 'nyies of Investors dbroafl and our people at' home • where' fixed upon<vhe revenues gf th.Qgovernmeut,Uhangea CQQdlUans tiave aitrauted their, aUeRVloa to the ' gpld. • st" Ibe government. There need be no • fear that we'papnoi pay .our'current ejpepsejj w^h. fuoh money as we have. There is now lu the treasury ft ' ' " surplus of more than sixty-three dlnre,- bUV U (l nod lo ' gold nnd BS not m,*jet our difflc^Jty, Qur differences ol opinion'eouc<rplni; theezteon to u '-" silver ought tp/be coined -op —- J . forbidden her .to eee, you Jift'my, ' * ' TJ»J8 pfti-UcHJar girl is in Wk«f»ipgtori r A natldBil honor AD' hto mi willftr^ to see gold entlfelf ffoW ,ttnf thfrffrty aftd JBaincel* To avert Ittfch fi CbfiSeqtienc'fe, 1 MI4t6 tfaotougb «na ly p'aJstid. 1 th'ftHBfot8 bej? tobgfelte to give the subject irnmfedlftteattentloft.lb rnj.Opinion the 8ect?etary of th6 (rea»nfy should' bS aulhoi'lzed to issoo bonds of the government fof the pnr- poWof ^focnHftjf and nialbtftiblng 8ufflc<Snt gold reserve'and t66 rtdemptlori and eSbcellft' ttoa of United Stftits legal tender notes and treasury notes IssuM for tbfi purchase 6f alb ver under tbe law b! July 14, 1890. Wo Bhoiild b««aved fro'tn thd hutnillatidg pfocess of issuing bonds to procure gold to be immediately add repeatedly dfrawn out on these obligations for ft purpose not related to tbe hftneHt of ouT gbvefdliaent or people. Principal atrd interest ot these- bond? should be piij nbie on their fate ic gold) because they auouid be sold onlj for gola or its represdbta« live and because there would now probably bS dlfdculty In lavorably dlspUeiug of bofltes dot containing this stlpulailon. 1 suggest that bond* be issued In dcnomiria> lions ot twenty and fifty dollars and their multiples and that they bear interest at a rate uoi exceeding 3 per cent per annum.' I do dot see why they should dot be pajftble fifty yeaM from their date. We of the prefflbt genera* llou have large amounts to p*y It we meet our obligations and long bonds are must de< slruble. The secretary of the treasury tnlght well be permitted Id his discretion to receive on the B»le ot bouiiB tiife lefcal tender und treasury notes to lie retired, ot course, when the treasury notes are thus received or redeemed lo gold, they should be cancelled. These bonds, Uudei 1 exlsintr laws could ba deposited by national banks as security for circulation; add such banks should bo allowed to issue circulation up to the ftce value of these or any other bonds so deposited except buuds outstanding bearing only 1! per cent Interest and which sell in the market at less than par. National banks should not be allowed to take out circulation notes of a less' denomination than $10, and wben such ae are now outstanding reuch tbe treasury except for redemption and retirement, tbey should be cancelled and notes of tbe denomination of leu dollars und upward Issued in their stei»d. Silver certificates of tbe denominations under »10 are a constant menace to maintenance of a leaepnable supply of gold in Ihe treasury. Our duties on Imports should be paid in gold, all other dues to the government to be paid IP any other'form of money.' ," , . 1 believe-all the". propositions 1 have suggested 'Should bo embodied in our laws II we ure lo enjoy a complete reinstatement of « sound financial condiiions. 'They .need not • Interfere' with any currency scheme providing for tbe InoreKse'ot the circulation medium- through -'the ;' agency 'of .national or state baukf, since . 'they can easily be adjusted: to such • a Bcheme." ' Objection has been madp to the Issuance 61 tntuiBSl-bearinii;,; obligations, for. the purpose of securing the-; non-interest .bearing legal lender nolea In point uf fact, however, these notes ha\o burdened us with a large load ol interest and it Is 'still' accumulating. The aggregate Interest on' the original Issue of bonds, the-prbqeeds of .which in Bold const!'-. tute the reserve for payment .of these notes amounted to $70,3!Mj350 on Janu.iry 1, 1S95, and tbe annual oUaryo lor Interest on these bouds and those issued for the Bame purpose auring the last' year will be'$9; 145,00*0 dating from January'!, 1SU5. While cancellation of 'these notes would iclieve us from obligation? already Incurred In their account, these figures are given, b'y• .w»y i of suggesting: thai iheir existence has not been free from interest udarires and that' the . longer they are oui-, standing, judging from the experience of last year, the more expensive tney will become. In conclusipnj 1 desire to frankly confe8^ •m'v reluctance to -issuing more bonds under the present circumstances and wlth.no better rubUlts thaji huve lately accompanied tnm .otjurse. 1 caniibt, however, , restrain from .adding to an assurance of my anxlsly to cooperate with the present .'-cougre'vt In any reasonable \ measure of relie, an. expression .of my determination to leave nothing undone, which., furnlsbi't- a hope for Improving the situation or checking a suspicion of our disinclination or the dusira- uiliiy. to meet with the strictest honor every national obligation. ' • ' GBOVER CLEVELAND'. Executive mansion, iliiuary.iiS.-lS'Jo,. .PRESBYTERIAN^ CELEgRATE. •Fiftieth Anniversary of the Organization . ' 'of the Churoli. • • EAST LivEBPOOL, Ohio, Jan. S8.^-r-A three days' celebration, marking the fiftieth anniversary, of the .Organization of the First Presbyterian church of this city, began yesterday.. The chnreh i,s one of the oldest and besi known^ Presbyterian churches in Ohio. There"i.s only one member of thereon- gregation now living .who signed .the original charter. . Many prominent members of the Presbyterian clerg-y of this and other states.are in -the city ito take part • in the .celebration, amon;: the ' number being- Kbv, Dr. ; Marshal] of Des Moines, Iowa; Rev, Frank Talmage of Pittsburg, Rev. Mr. McGowan if Maryland and Rev, Mr, Milligan. of Freeport, Pa. whyjij ftuty It JB, to r«PUfy the evils now apparent in 9ur flnunolal jUua- T th«,o,i)fest}oi» o( seqiju^oes tb»t Wtoiejer ijeaa wbeiber 6 {lvBr or national predlt &pd . \\\ toHow trpso l may bo 'Insisted up IVJRN AND WOMEN. ' JS'apoleon teas ar.o the go in Ne\v York at present. Oakland, Cal., has a fashionable young ladies' Natatorial. club. •' A .very ingenious novelty has re- oentiv been patented in the shape of a guard for ladies' purses when oar- f ried in the hand, There are 800 women prea'ohers in, the United States at present, . Forty years ago there w-a^ qmy ona pr- dained female minister. To" make tramps give .the town a .wide berth the council of. Orange,- N, J,, is building a bath hou$e 'and es* tablishing a wood yard, JSxt''aet from catalogue, of a lead- jng library; M Jfn the novels and stories marked. with»an asterisk, ,the .hft pouples get married at the finish. " The wives of Siamese poblenien ont their hair BO that it sticks straight up from their heads. , Tbe average length Q| it is about an iuch add a half, Aq idea fop ypur feet! ,I.f you are s\i$ering with tender feet apd so.re ankles, take a flat sheet of rubber and out out two pieces large enough to, ftt inside p{ tjtfi shoe spies, IP South, fireealftBd ^he fiplo? pf the wbioli a woman ties a,roun4,lier he^A' 4eeotas the •condition of the wefti'ei'— whether be " ' JB ^gBftoa Ifeeye i§ a »an i( J3 BUS* A^JJIA' » .**.•,-•-- — \Vere gfFown toy Johft, L. Rath, -'aglnatti irbift Ofie pound of fills tteniendoiis yield, at the i. I.OlS rmfclieta per aei-e, Mh Rath ttds only possible because ho ttsed zer's seeds. We unclgfgtatiA that M% Salzer'6 seeds fife the earliest in tns tvorldf ^specially his be6ts f ' caiWtsj eabhfige, cucumbers, otiioiis, pef)S,cdrm radishes, tomatoes, cte., find that he sells tct iiiftl-ket gai-fl oners and farmers st lowest wholesale prices. •*, •, -, 5 - - tt Ton Wjll Cttt This Oat itncl Fortd it , with $1 money order to the JohttA., Salzer Seed company, ka Crosse, Wi§.» • yott will tftst free thirty-live: tfaelia#|b s '. earliest vegetable seeds nnd their wdn- . derftil catalogue, or fdl- 13 cbntehtt si amps a paelcage above i*rl*» JfwuVcifs Onlohs and their catalogue free\-^ilu 1 Iti sleeping in tt cold 'foam esMtjtisii 4 habit of bro&thing tht-ough the tto&6 and •never with tho mouth wide opefl. , I- tflie Mottorh '{tnWlttt ,- J ' Has tastbs medicinally, in keeping ,v?ttti ovher luxuries. A rsrnedy must be ple"n£ antly acceptable in form, purely -wholesofflri in composition, .truly .beneficial In effect* and ontircly free from evefy objectionable quality. If really' ill he consults a physician; if constipated lie uses the gentle family laSatiVd, Syrup of FigB. Sleep is the rest of a tired, nervous svstem and the time of its recuperation. *• . ._ _______ ____ - -..->.- "1 • ••>#? P uri lood • your iiervdB fy Your Strengthen.' • ,mnl invigorate and muscles, tone J our stomach and digestive organs, and huihl up your uholo system by the, use of Hood's Sars:ipm Ilia, if you would avoid tho grip, pneumonia, 5 g Sarsa- Wwv* parilla diphtheria and typhoid [ever. Tlidso 1 ' diseases seek for < , their most ready victims, persons who. aio wcuiv, tire'ilj .debilitated and al^iun down, , owing to Impure and impoverished blood. Hood's. Sal'sapnrllla .purifies and vitalizes, 11 the blood and l.lius wards off disease. , Hood's Pills uuro nausea, slefc hoiidaqhe^ ^ $1,000,000 CURE I FOR RHUMATISM. Cure vrliero. Take nothing "jijs>t which your dealer makes tivico , jL'ui'llles the blood. 'No opium or mercury Al'owjjood ajcuti waiitod. '"'•': '•"•-. RHEUMATIC CUBE CC/; 167 Dearborn uf,, AGENTS Ono carncil S2:),000 In tHo , .5-rif^AS, Jlanyov.'!-8101)0 in IBM. Outflrlree, WANTED. P.O. JJox 137.1, K<J\V York. ' THIS 11KST INVESTMKN-T-QN EABTtt. 10; 20 or 40 acres iidjolninK thO:t!rowing olty of Qinn.-. > lia. Wrltous. Geo. N.lliulta, N.'Y.LifoJSldg.. Oiuabu. ii • iiii - • income. — f-^.'y.y, luisinfass. ^ No'(.'iuiv!jt,.,lug. Addross ( with 4310 Cottage tiro.ve, iblilcugb/IlU "COLCHESTER", SPADIM BOOT/ y( s 1 BEST IH WAFZKET, i«s B-ESi 1 IN WEARING sTheouterorta^soloex- 1 ' 1 4Ji f tends the whole lenfftli ' > down to the lieel, pro- teclln}?.the .bQot:iu ilig. piiifr anil in other " •Work: 1 ' • ' -f$ and don't be put off > ' t ' .'Jr 5 ' with inferior goods: . • $$ IS THE BEST. FIT FOR AK1NG *3.«L°POUCE,3SOLES, 2,WORKING EXTRA FINE- 5BOYS'SCHOO LADIES Over One Million People wear tho W, L. Douglas $3 &, $4.$lM)esi AH our shoesare equally sutfsfartpry ' They give the pesf. value for the money. They ?q«8l CH«tom *hoes |i) style e.nd fit, Tbslr wearing qualities ere unsurpassed. ' The price* are uniform,—stamped on eo|e, from $ i to, ?3 »»ve<J over othpr makes, If your dealer cqimot supply you wo can. * v Csntury wyi. RVVK • , yncle Tom's CaWn .,,,', H,B, V Ust dfivs pf Pompeii , tb?Qity . . after t}jo mail was in.' &he'l}'ad reoo a letter from a uehool. mrj AJld tlicro wasn't pi?9»W>«B «< the, el te patients s>6ig,ttS'«f', HABRISON In prder to Jntro^yce p,u.r Iin4' pf Standard Novels to the public W9>vyil!, ' '/"'* for a ghort time, send ahe.qr'^ll,9f,th§ > *?* following fc>ook§ FREE on receipt '-^ of 12c l (starnps .accepted)'fp'r ^agh f ,, ^ • book to.cover postage, packing, e\g, 4f • ____<._^ ' • ' "f 'poo« Print GooJ Papr, Haniisims Coysrv I f - , ' "*"..- .'~* ^ ' * '"4 l>onflintt flt\i\lt Dn/vl/ ' ' f iS

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