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Safes of tteftfea «iren te AU-- "Gti tfc« ,iHtt fiif«o' Gate* fcftd the fenltte on tlie *T6frth, Smith find ill : 13, rf-Tt' • " \i- v -fiff^w/fi^^- • , API&L 10, CASHMERE gate of Delhi Where converged a herb- Ism that makes one's nerves tingle, the liuckhbw gate still : dented and scarfed with Sepoy bombardment, the Madeline gate with He emblazonry In bronze, the hundred gates of Thebes the wonder of centuries, all go out of sight before the gates of my text, The Great Metropolis. Our subject speaks of a great metropolis, the existence of which many have ' doubted. Standing on the wharf and looking off upon the harbor, and seeing the merchantmen coming up the bay, the flags of foreign nations streaming from lop-gallants, you immediately make up your mind that those vessels come from foreign ports, and you say: "That is from Hamburg, and that is from Marseilles, and that is from Southampton, and that is from Havana," and your supposition is accurate. But from the city of which I am now speaking no weather-beaten merchantmen or frigates with scarred bulkhead have ever come. There has been a vast emigration into that city, but no emigration from it—so far as our natural vision can descry. "There is no such city," says the undevout astronomer, "I have stood in high towers with a mighty telescope, and have- swept the heavens, and I havoj seen spots on the sun and caverns in the moon; but no towers have ever risen on my vision, no palaces, no temples, no shining ' streets, no massive wall. There Is no such city." Even very good people telll me that heaven is not a material organism, but a grand spiritual fact, and that the Bible descriptions of it are In all cases to be taken figuratively. I bring in reply to this that Christ said, and he ought to know: "I go to pre,pare"—not a theory, not a principle, not a sentiment; but "I go to prepare a place for you." The resurrected body implies this. If my foot is to be re-formed from the dust, it must have something to tread on. If my hand is to be reconstructed, it must have something to handle. If my eye, having gone out in death, is to be rekindled, I must have something to gaze on. Your .adyerse theory seems to imply that the jvsurrccted body is to be hung on notji- ing, or to walk in air, or to float amid tlio Intangibles. You may say if there be material" organisms, then a soul In heaven will be cramped and hindered In its enjoyments; but I answer: Did not Adam and Eve have plenty of room in the garden of Eden? Although only a few miles would have described the circumference of that place, they had ample room. And do you not suppose that God, in the immensities, can build a place large enough to give the whole race room, even though there be material organisms? '• Ilergchell's Reasonings, , Herschel looked into the heavens. As a Swiss guide puts his Alpine stock between the glaciers and crosses over from crag to crag, so Herschel planted his telescope between the worlds and -glided from star to star, until he could 'announce to us that we live in a part pf the universe but sparsely strewn „ with worlds; and he peers out into im- imenslty until he llnds a region no (larger than our solar system in which ^here are fifty thousand worlds moving. And Prof. Lang says that, by a philosophic reasoning, there must be somewhere a world where there is no dark- jiiess, but everlasting sunshine; so I do not know but that it is simply because ,we have no telescope powerful enough that we can not see into the land where there is no darkness at all, and catch a glimpse of the burnished pinnacles. As a conquering army marching on to take a city, comes at nightfall to the crest of a, mountain from which, in the midst of the landscape, they see the castles they are to capture, and rein in their war chargers, and halt to take a good look before they pitch their tents for ,the night; so, now coming as we do on this mountain top of prospect, I command this regiment of God to rein in their thoughts and halt, and before they pitch their tents for the night peaf. dleopfttfa ftftd Phtilb 11. the woirld's vision with precious stones But gather All these' together and ilf them, knd add to them all the wealth of the pearl fisheries find set them In the panel of one dbof, and It does no equal this magnificent gateway. An al mighty hand hewed this, swung this polished this. Against -this gateway oh the one d&sh all the splendors .take one good, long look at the gates rjof the great city. "On the east three gates; on the north three gates; on the south three gates; and on the west three gates, ; Tlio Hoiivimly Gates, 1 In the first place I want you to exam- "ine the architecture of these gates. Proprietors of; Jarge estates are very apt to ''have an ornamental gateway, Some- 4Jmes they spring an arch.of masonry, /the posts of the gates flanked with lions •,ill statuary; the bronze gate a repre- „« .gentation of intertwining foliage, blrd- *•* haunted, until the hand of architectural genius drops exhausted, all its life 'frozen Into the stone. Gates of wood, &H4 iron, a,nd stone guarded nearly all 'the old cities. Moslems have inscribed VPOn JheJr gateways inscriptions from ytfte Koran of the Mohammedan. There Jjaye been a great many fine gateways, ""*•"VphrJst sets his hand to the work, the upper city swung a gate ^ v -., US no eye ever g^zed on, untouched !l«3y.n,spiratt0r<, With the nail of his own lie cut iptp Us wonderful traceries pf past suffering and gladness There Is no wpod, or stone, or but fro,m top to to aide, it Is all of earthly .beauty,. Against this gate' way oh the other side beat the surges of eternal glory. O! the gate! the gate It strikes an Infinite charm through every one that passes It. One step this side of the gate and We are paupers Ohe steb the other side of the gate and We are kings, The pilgrim of earth going through sees In the one huge pearl all his earthly tears in crystal O! gate of light! gate of pearl! gate ol heavx.J P'or our Weary souls at lasl swing open. When shall these eyes thy heaven-built walls And pearly gates behold; fhy bulwarks with salvation strong, And streets of shining gold? The'Sight of Heaven. O! heaven is hot a dull place. Heaven is not a contracted place. Heaven is not a stupid place. "I saw the twelve gates, and they were twelve pearls." In the second place I want you to count tlie number of those gates. Imperial parks and lordly manors are apt to have one expensive gateway, and the others are ordinary; but look around at these entrances to heaven, and count them. One, t%vo, three, four, five, six, seven, eight, nine, ten, eleven, twelve. Hear it all the earth and all the heavens. Twelve gates! I admit this is rather hard on sharp sectarianisms! If a Presbyterian is bigoted, he brings his Westminster assembly catechism, and he makes a gateway out of that, and he says to the world: "You go through there or stay out." If a member of the Reformed church Is bigoted, he makes a gate out of the Heidelberg catechism, and he says: "You go through there or stay out." If a Methodist is bigoted, he plants two posts, and he says: "Now you crowd in between those two posts or stay out." Or perhaps an Episcopalian may say: "Here Is a liturgy out of which I mean to make a gate; go through it or stay out." Or a Baptist mrty say: "Here is a water gate; you go through that or you must stay out." And so In all our churches and In all our denominations there are men who make one gate for themselves, and then demand that the whole world go through it. I abhor this contractedness In religious views. Oh! small-souled man, when did God give you the contract for making gates? I tell you. plainly that I will not go in that gate! I will go In at any one of the twelve gates I choose. Here is a man who says, "I can more easily and more closely approach God through a prayer- book." I say, "My brother, then use the prayer-book." Here is a man who says, "I believe there is only one ni°^ e of baptism, and that is immersion." Then I say, "Let me plunge you." Anyhow, I say, away with the gate, of rough panel and rotten posts and rusted latch, when there are twelve gates and they are twelve pearls. All Will Pass TnrouBh. Well now I see all the redeemed of earth coming up toward heaven. Do you think they will all get in? Yes. Gate the flrst: the Moravians come up; they believe in the Lord Jesus; they pass through. Gate the second: the Quakers come up; they have received the inward light; they have trusted 'in the Lord; they pass through. Gate the third; the Lutherans come up; they had the same grace that made Luther what he was and they pass through. Gate the fourth: the Baptists pass through. Gate the fifth: the Prec-Will Baptists -pass through. Gate the sixth: the Reformed. Church passes through. Gate the seventh: the Congrcgationalists pass through. Gate the eighth: the German Reformed Church passes through. Gate the ninth: the Methodists pass through. Gate the tenth: the Sabbatarians pass: through. Gate the eleventh: the Church of the Disciples pass through. Gate the twelfth:the Presbyterians pass through. But there are a great part of other de-} nominations who must come in, and great multitudes who connected them-1 selves with no visible church, but felt! the power of godliness in their heart] and showed it In their life. Where Is! their gate? Will you shut all the remaining host out of the city? No. They may come in at our gate. Hosts of <3pd, you cannot get admission through: r ln ana from one piece pick,e$ up from ;ip«. fe»pkB,ap4 fUJQther piece from ""—'"- *SUlf< W4 Smother from, the " ej * -b'ut pne solid the fceaeh of ever- ftftd if any other entrance come in at the twelfth 1 gate. Now they mingle before the throne, Looking up at the one hundred and forty and four thousand, you cannot tell which gate they came in, One Lord. One faith. One baptism. One glassy sea. One doxology. One triumph. One heaven! "Why, Luther, how did you get in? "I came through the 'third gate." "Cranmer, how did you get In?" "I came through the eighth gate," "Adoniram Judson, how did you get through?" "I came through the seventh gate." "Hugh McKail, the martyr, how did you get through?" "I came through the twelfth gate." Glory to God! twelve gates, but one heaven. For All Lands. In the third place, notice the points of the compass toward which these gates look, They are not on 'one side, or oh two sides,- or on three sides, but on four sides. This Is no fancy of mine but a cjlstlnct announcement. On the north, three gates, on the soutlv three gates, on the east, three gates, on the west, three, gates. What does that mean? Why It means that all nationalities are included, and it does not make any difference from what quarter of the earth a man comes up; if his heart Js right, there is a gate open before him, On the "north, three gates. That rneans mercy for Lapland, and Siberia, and Norway and Sweden. On the south, three gates. That meaps pardon for Hin^ostan, and Algiers, and JP}thlopa. On the east, three gates,, That mean* redemption for America. ,lt does not make any "dlffor- enpe h.ow flark-sklnned ' or how pale* faced men may be, they' will fin^ a gate right before them. 1 Ttjese plucked under the tropical sun. These shot across Russian snpws'behlnd rein- fleer. Prom Mexican plateau, from ,|vp,m, ,,, fleW, iron} H.9Uf,n.d,;.4yfte A from J$eay«n is nftfc 3, mqnopely for a |ew ' Jt, ty not' a, built "pnjy for- royal families. Jt NiheVeh, and St. Petersburg, ftftd ton, fthd Pekln and Paris, and London ahd New York, ahd &1! tlie dead cities of the past ahd all the living cities 01 the present, added together would no equal the census of that great metropolis. liaftoftt 0! Giot-lea. •' But I notice when John saw these gates they were open—wide open. They will not always be so. After awhile heaven will have gathered up all its Intended population and the children of God Will have come home. Every erowh taken.' Every harp struck. Every throne mounted. Alt'the glories of the uhlvers^ harvested Ih the greai garner. And heaven being made Up, oi course the gates will be shut. Austria In, and the first gate shut. Russia in, and the second gate shut. Italy in, and the third gate shut. Egypt in, and tho fourth gate shut. Spain in, and the fifth gate shut France in, and' tho sixth gate shut. England in, 'and the seventh gate shut, Norway in, ahd the eighth gate shut. Switzerland in, and the ninth gate shut. Hindostan in, and the tenth gate shut. Siberia In, and the eleventh gate shut. All the gates are closed but one. Now, let America go in with all the Islands of the sea and all other nations that have called on God, The captives all freed. The harvests all gathered, The nations all saved. The flashing splendor of this last pearl begins to move on its hinges. Let two mighty angels put their shoulders to the gate and heave it to with silvery clang. It is dono! It thunders. Tho twelfth gate shut! The Gate Keepers. Once more I want to show you the atekecpers. There is one angel at each one of those gates. You say. that s right. Of course it is. You know :hat no earthly palace, or castle, 'or 'ortress would be safe without a sen- .ry pacing up and down by night and >y day; and if there were no defenses before heaven, and tlie doors set wide open with no one to guard them, all tho vicious of earth would go up after awhile, and all the abandoned of hell vould go up after awhile, and heaven, 'nstead of being a world of light and oy, and peace, and blessedness, would >e a world of darkness and horror. So I am glad to tell you that while these welve gates stand open to let a great multitude in, there are twelve angels o keep, some people out. Robespierre an not go through there, 'nor Hllder- jrancl, nor. Nero, nor any of the debauched of earth who have not repent- d of their wickedness. If one of those lefarlous men who desplped God should ome to the gate, one of the keepers, vould put his hand on his shoulder nd push him into . outer darkness, .'hero is no place In that land for hieves, and liars, and whoremongers, and defrauders, and all those who disgraced their race and fought against heir God. If a miser should get in here, he would pull up the golden avement. If a house-burner should get in there, he would set fire to the nansion. If a libertine '-.should get in ;here, he would whisper his', abominations standing on the white coral of the sea-bench. Only -those who are blood-washed -and prayer-lipped will get through. O, my brother, If you should at last come up-to. one of the gates and try to get through, and you had not a pass written, by the crushed hand of the Son of God', the gatekeeper would with one glance wither you forever. ' •. •'•..: The Password. There will be a password at the gate of heaven. Do you 1 know> what that password is? Herc-coines a crowd of souls up to the gate, and they say: "Let trie in, let me in. I was very useful on'-' earth, I ' endowed colleges, I built churches, and was famous for my charities; and having done so many wonderful things for, the world now I come -up to get my reward," A voice from-.Within say's: "I never knew you." Another great- crowd comes up, and trjey try to get through. They say: "We were highly honorable on earth, and the world bowed very lowly before us. We; were honored on earth, and now we come to get our honors in heaven;" and.a. voice from within says: t'l never .knew you." Another crowd advances, , and , says: • "We were very moral people on earth, very moral indeed, and we come up to. get appropriate recognition." A voice answers: "I never knew you."' After i awhile I see another throng approach the gate, and pile seems to be spokesman , for all the rest, although their Voices .ever and anon cry, "Amen! amen!" 'This one stands at the gate and says: "Let rno in. I was a wanderer from God. I deserved to die. I have come up to this place, not because I;deserve it, but because I have heard that there is a saving power in the -blood of Jesus:" The gatekeeper says: "That Is the password, 'Jesus! Jesus!' " and they go In and surround the throne, and the cry Is: "Worthy is the Lamb that'was slain to receive jblessjng, and riches, and honor, and jglory, and, power, world without end!" : I stand here, this hour, to invite you into any one'of the twelve gates. I tell you now that unless your heart is changed 'by the grace of God, you con not get in, I do not care where you come from, or who your father was, or who your mother was, or wh^t your brilliant surroundings—unless you re-^ pent of ypur sin and take Christ fpr your divine Savior, you can not get in. Are you willing, then, this moment, just where you are, to kneej down and cry ,to the Lord Almighty for his deliverance? Friends There, You want to get in, do you not? O, you have some good friends there. This last year there Was some one who went out from your home into that blessed place. They did not have any trouble SHAKE SI3C * FOOt Three Mch Attacked Jllm font He Made It feiclttng lot theta—toog Died of the folson in fifteen Minutes—feeding a Kclnctnnt Jteptlle. Spring Medicine the gates, did they? the password, and, getting thrpugh No, they knew coming up, they said "Jesus!" and the cry was: "Lift up your heads, ye everlasting gates, and let them come In." O, when heaven Is all done, and the troops of God about the castlo (s taken how gmnd It will be if you and I are among tljejn. Blessed are sll they who enter In 'tbrqug^ J)ie £»te,P into tlie city. of tho The Grand 'Duchess Olga, the sister of the P9$r, now, }jvh.ep jgth year, displays ^ re-niar^ftbJe ear for myslc. The princess fa 'devoted $p the ylolln, which she haa, teacher- court fl,ye .ye.ajje. ,YJo,Hn,Jst of the Frotn far-off Sab Diego comes this veracious story. The Callfornlaa who tells It says: "There was a lively fight this Week betweea a Vicious old rattlesnake and toree men out at the La Mesa reservoir. As the writer was descending the de* clivity on the west side of the rocky gorge Ih which the reservou dain: is being built he espied in tne shade of an overhanging, rock a huge brown coil, snugly established as If to,enjoy a prolonged sleep.. The diamond markings indicated that it was a Rocky mountain rattler, the most venomous of all rattlesnakes on the North American continent.. The writer jumped back In terror from the death-dealing rep'tile. He had almost put his foot upon the snake, fortunately its slumber was not disturbed. Assistant Engineer Hamilton Clark hastily summoned two laborers with long-handled shovels. The men surrounded the sleeping snake. One of the men jabbed the sharp edge of the iron shovel into the -center of the diamond-marked mass. Two streaks of rattlesnake shot out. 'There was fury In it. 'The cruel shovel held the brown streaks from flying into the faces of the men, while the rattle buzzed furiously. Well did they know the meaning of that sound. The deadly head of the disturbed snake waved about viciously in an effort to strike the bodies of the human tormentors. The long handle of the shovel was struck again and again by the snake's deadly fangs until large drops of the venom discolored the liard wood. Here and. there on the liandle were tiny Indentations made by. the needle-pointed fangs. The powerful tail was wound tightly about ;he shovel handle for fully three feet. The man holding the shovel was care- ess. He thought the snake was too easy a victim. Suddenly the. reptile ;ave a tremendous jerk and carried he shovel with it, leaving the laborer mprotected and much astonished. The second man with the shovel quickly pinned down the. snake again, but not mtil it sunk its fangs into the thick )oot of the third man. Luckily the eather protected the flesh from the snake's teeth. It absorbed the poison, else the man wearing the thick boot would soon have been a corpse. The danger of continuing the fight was apparent. The third man procured a long club. At the proper moment le struck the rattler's unprotected head and killed it. The reptile was over ix feet long, the circumference of the jody at the thickest part being nearly nine inches. It had fourteen rattles." Having disposed of the first snake he San Dlegan recalls other yarns. B. S. Babcock, manager of Hotel del Coronado, who returned recently from a week's hunting on the Santa Margarita ranch, brought back a rattlesnake measuring nine feet and five inches, with seventeen rattles. He writes; "My victim was wide awake enough to give a pack of hounds a lively tussle. One of the dogs, struck in the neck, 'died in just fifteen minutes. This instance of the extreme virulence of the poison of the rattlesnake indicates that when fresh from its winter slumber the rattler's venom Is much stronger and quicker-acting than after a season of wakefulness, when the venom sacs have been emptied and replenished frequently." Snakes.it appears, are extremely fastidious, every species being limited to one or two' article's of diet and preferring to starve rather thau eat anything else apparently quite as toothsome ami suitable. Individual snakes, too, show strange prejudices in the matter of diet, so that it is necessary in every case to find out what the snake's peculiarities are before feeding liitn. Rather than lose a valuable specimen by starvation, however, keepers in zoological gardens now often use for<;n, cramming food down the reptile'? .tlu'oat. This need be resorted to only occasionally, as a snake v.-ill li^a many weeks without food. Tha operation ol feeding a snake is by no meaiw easy, as it shows its distaste by squirming about and it is often necessary to restrain the movements of tne body by inclosing it in a bag. With large boas, pythons, and anacondas, however, this will not do, and the keeper can accomplish his purpose only ')y a sort o| wrestling match on tho floor, the writhing folds of the excited rej.jM.loa being controlled with arms and legs altogether. It is not generally known that many serpents produce a chemical substance of commercial value—-namely,, muric acid, which is secreted in a pure, solid state by the kidneys. This is salable to the manufacturing chemist for laboratory purposes, bringing sometimes as much, as $2,50 ,'v pound. Or, In other words, Hood's Sarsapttrilli, is a Universal need. If good health is to be expected during tho coming season the Wood must bo purified no*. All th& germs of disease nuist t>6 destrbyed and the bodily health built up. Hobd's Sar- sapadlla is the only true blood purifier prominently In the public eye, to-day. Therefore Hood's Sarsaparilla Is the best medicine to take In the spring. It will help wonderfully in cases of weakness, nervousnesS and all diseases caused by Impure blood, Semembor , "2tfy little girl has always had appetite. 1 have given her Hood's SarsapS- rilla, and since I have given It to her sue had had a good appetite and she looks well, t hare been a groat sufferer with lieadacbo and rheumatism. I have taken itood's Sarsaparilla. I am now well and hare gained In strength. My husband was very sick and flll tun down. I decided to give him Hood's SarsapaHlla and he began to gain, and not? lie has got so he- works every day." SfnS; AS&fli bt-xLAP, 3SS E. 4th St., S. Bostoiij Mass, del only Hood's, because arsaparina the Smuggling, Tlie genius of the smuggler is a very remarkable thing. One of the most amusJns stories ol smugglers is that tola by an Englishman, who Imported, into Uis own country a number of nne fat geese at tbc Christmas season; many years ago. One of them havjng exeite4 tfte suspicions qf the inspectors by jte won- aerfiil weight, was killed ana opened, upon which it wa,s discovered, S ay B the Chronicle, that ih e t'9 W9 concealed Within, it a B^whej- of g W al| dutiable articles, -The rat gf the 'floclj having been etoUarJy inmeW, t that the r cwaer tod c^mnej^ ^ w . tq ewaJlQw & wtefa ttere True Blood Purifier HAVE> YOU FIVE'OR MORE COM If 'so a " Baby " Cream Separator will earn Its cost for you every year. Why continue on Inferior system another year at so great a loss? Dairying is now the only profitable feature of Agriculture. Properly conducted it always pays well, and must pay you. You need a Separator, and you need the BKST,— tho "Baby." All styles and capacities. Prices, 875. upward. Send for new 1805 Catalogue. THE DE LAVAL SEPARATOR CO., Branch Offices; General Offices: ELGIN, ILL. 74 CORTLANDT ST., NEW YORK. OCEAN NAVIGATION. The Roller Steamer of M. Bazln Which Io Now Being Constructed. There have been many novelties Invented for ocean navigation, but one of the most extraordinary of these, and the latest, is the so-called roller steamer which Is being built by M. Bazin, a French engineer, The steamer is to be in the form of a large raft, supported by hollow Iron Wheels which revolve In the Water and support the deck some twenty to thirty feet above the surface. M. Bazin claims not only enhanced speed, but greater stability. He maintains that the surface friction will be minimized by the boat's rolling over the water instead of cutting- through it. The trial steamer for service on the British channel is now being built, and the first test is eagerly looked forward to by the inventor and his friends, who are confident that the vessel will mark the beginning of a new era in naval construction. Beware of Ointments for Catarrh that Contain Mercury, as mercury will surely destroy the sense of smell and completely derange the whole system when entering it through the mucous surfaces. Such articles should never be used except on prescriptions from reputable physicians, as the damage they will do is ten fold to the good you can possibly derive from them. Half's Catarrh Cure, manufactured by P. J. Cheney & Co., Toledo, O., contains no mercury, and is taken internally, acting directly upon the blood and mucous surfaces of the system. In buying Hall's Catarrh Cure bo sure you get tho genuine. It is taken interually.and made in Toledo, Ohio, by P. J. Cheney & , Co. Testimonials free. JEST Sold by Druggists, price 75o. per bottle. Hall's Family Pills, 3oc. Best Autograph. "Yes," suid the girl who makes collections, "it is one of the best autograuhs I have in my collection." "But are you sure it is genuine?" "Positive. I cut it from a telegram that his wife received from him." Blopathlo Physicians Cure any acute disease in one treatment (cure or no pay), chronic in a few. Write for free advice/. DR. JOHN SIIEI.HV, Sheeley 'Block, Omaha, Neb. This advertisement will be changed; monthly. The giving of a cup of cold water becomes a m.ghty deed when it is done for Christ. This Means Business. On the principal lines of the Chicago, Milwaukee & St. Paul railway passenger trains are electric lighted, steam heated and protected by block signals, With these modern appliances, railway traveling at high speeds has reached a degree o£ safety heretofore unknown and not attainable on roads where they are not in use. Electric lights and steam heat make it possible to dispense with the oil lamp and the car stove. Block signals have reduced the chances for collisions to the minimum by maintaining an absolute interval of space between trains, ARE BIRDS GUIDED BY STARS'. An Attempt to Solve tho Great Mystery of Bird Migration. In an article on "Birds of Passage" the Chautauquan says if one desires an explanation for the great mystery of bird migration, there being nothing else that will answer, he will have to accept the theory of hereditary knowledge, a knowledge of the unfailing stars. The Great Bear and Orion appeared at the same time in our region, even when the divisions' of land and water were very different than they are today. That the stars are the guides of birds agrees with the fact that they fly at remarkable heights, often above the clouds, and that wanderers lose their way when they stray into clouds and mists. On starlight nights-straggling birds are seldom noticed. When the sky is overcast, when the night is dark, but especially when a fine rain is falling, multitudes of traveling birds are heard. They will call often, doubtless for the purpose of keeping near each other; and often great numbers of them bound against the windows of lighthouses. Thus Gatke has observed that on Oct. 28, 1SS2, from 10 o'clock at night till the next morning golden- crested wrens bumped like snowflakes against the lighthouse of Heligoland, and that on the following day golden- crested wrens sat on every square foot of Heligoland. Toward the end of-the summer, along into the fall, it was not a rare occurrence on dark nights to see, through 1 the light of street lamps, birds flying over inland cities. The experienced observer recognizes by its call the curlew and the strand-snipe, sea- swallow and seagull, occasionally hears even the flap of 'their wings. But no bfrd Is visible In the darkness. On dark nights no stars appear; then it is that the straying bird loses his way. The stars are the most plausible guides to birds in their migrations. But:only the future can tell us whether they really; serve In that capacity. The Work of Two. Mrs. Sudden wealth (to servant about to answer door bell)—Never mind, Jane; I'll go to the door, as I expect it's an old friend of mine. Jane—Yes, mum. "1 Mrs, Suddenwealth (recalling servant)— But Jane, if it doesn't happen to be the friend 1 expect, I'll close the door on whoever it is and let you come and open it for them. At Intervals. Featherstone—Look here, Willie, When I am in the parlor with your sister do you ever peek through the keyhole? Willie—Sometimes, when mamma isn't there. The New Testament makes it plain that God has no use for the religion that wants to sit down in the parlor and bs looked at. Sinners are not so apt to doubt God's power to save as they are to doubt His willingness. 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