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'' '• : '' •"'.' •" ...''.' THE CHRISTIAN WAY. RELIGION AND REFORM ALL OVER THE WORLD. "How I,ome Thl» Cruel Wrong?"— How Unworthy—The Sabbath Mornlnc— Tho Only Enduring Grandeur — Mln- talcoa of Ijovo. LORD! How long, this cruel wrong Must •we endure from those who lead us? plead for bread. Alas! instead, thoologlc husks they feed us. iffow can we hope with sin to cope With blunted sword and armor rusty? Or dare console a sin-sick soul With ancient dogmas, weak and musty? In vain we strive, we cannot thrive On weak conceits/ecclesiastic; We need thy word. 0, help us, Lord! And purge them with some measure, drastic. The Sabbath Morning. With silent, awe I hail the sacred morn, That slowly -wakes while all the fields are still! A soothing calm on every breeze is borne; A graver murmur gurgles from the rill; And echo answers softer from the hill; And softer sings the linnet from the thorn; The skylark warbles in a tone less shrill. Hall, light serene! hail, sacred Sabbath morn! The rooks iloat silent by an airy drove; Tho sun a placid lustre throws; The gales that lately sighed along tho grove Have hushed their downy wings in dead repose; The hovering rack of clouds forgets to move- So smiled the day when the first morn arose! Dr. John Lcyden. the impulse to Immolation? Ought fre not always and consistently to consider the best good of our dear onee? And when, all is said, shall we not for them, !us for ourselves, gain tho highest rewards by subordinating our whole lives, including all of theirs which .blends with ours, to that highest lovo which lays Its all at the foot of the cross? Of only that love may safely say: Burn, burn, 0 love within my heart! Burn fiercely night and day, Till alt the dross of earthly loves, Is burned, and burned away. —Mrs. M. E. Sangster. I.ovluf with the Mind. It seems very easy for'many people to forget that we are commanded to love God not only with the heart, but with all tho mind. They imagine that they will have become altogether Christ-like if their heart—that Is, their intention is pure; if their will to do right is good; if their affections aro supremely centered In God. It is a mistake which has wrought great harm, brought disrepute on an important doctrine, led people to make professions which their behavior has belled, and produced discouragement, failure and loss. REPUBLICAN PARTY. THE PRESS OF THE COUNTRY DEFENDING ITS RECORD. Mexico IB n Simple of TVImt IVontil Remit Should Bryan Win — Sllvur Wave In Reoodliijr—Tli« Silver Syndicate. How Unworthy. How unworthy of ray immortality do I bear myself nnd how like a serf of time, when my Impatience cannot wait a year for a result, a month for a reward, or a week for a promised Mesa- Ing! Thou dost not blame my ardent desires, dear Father. But with Thee ' there Is no fretfulnoss. Thou dost live In the successful eternity. Draw me there with Thee, 0 Thou Prince of Peace and Patience; By daily proofs of thy loving kindne.se,. by the unfolding of thy wise designs, by matchless surprises of joy, shame me from my 'distrust. Remind me that to-morrow holds Thee, even as to-day, and holds, therefore, all of to-day's beauty end strength and joy. Teach me that tt.-y postponement of happiness always enlarges it, if I will be enlarged by 1he delay. Convince Thine Impatient child that a thousand years of waiting for a blessing do not impair the blessing, 'because Thou are not impaired. Grant mo the faith that exults to bo tested and the peace that is not In bondage to any event.—Amos R. Wells. A W»ll-Kfpt Sumlnj. A well-kept Sunday, therefore, perfectly meets the want of the modern man. It offers him just the rest which lie requires. There is no relaxation so complete as that which presents thoughts and Interests utterly different from those with which a man is commonly engaged, and the loftier those thoughts and the higher those Interests the better. The jaded faculties never enjoy such perfect rest as when another set of faculties are called into play and exercise while the tired ones sleep in calm.—Parish Messenger. Oar Nutlonitl J'nrll. The great peril threatening our country to-day is the indifference to political duty on the part of many good citizens. The ballot box should bo guarded ngainst the immoral vote and the disloyal vote. America was founded as an asylum for tho oppressed, and she must ever bo a refuge for all people. But there should not be a welcome accorded any one who does not come to our land to be an American. The preacher of revolution, the npostle of dynamite, and the followers of the red flag should not be allowed entrance to our ports.— Rev. J, F. Caraon, Presbyterian, Brook. The condition of Mexico is nr.turally attracdng a good deal of attention, from the fact that it is on a free-silver. 50-cent dollar basis. Its example is, however, of very little importance as an object lesson for the United States, for the reason that oilier factors of much more potency enter into the c:iss to determine the real condition. Still, It is pertinent to inquire into the facts, apart from making an argument tor or against any., •.particular-' theory- of money. Whether one concludes that Mexico is prosperous or not depends altogether from one's point of view. So far as concerns business men, those, whether foreign or native, who have enterprise and capital, Mexico is pros- It is wholly immaterial to those poor people whether Mexico is on a silver or a gold basis. They themselves are cm a copper basis, and are bound to stay there until their general plane of civilization is raised. To hold up Mexico us a model for America, o:' as an example in any point o£ view, is simply preposterous. Another reason why Mexico can furnish no criterion by which to judge a monetary system is that the money metals nre tho great staples of ^reduction in that country, except as agricultural products are raised for domestic use. The gold yield Is much larger than statistics indicate, for the reason that there is a tux on the cut- put of'both gold-and silver.- There'is not much attempt l.o smuggle out the silver—it is too liulkj—but a great part of the gold produced escapes taxation, and. in escaping taxation, eludes '.he statisticians. There is supposed to be $0,000,000 in yoid i:i tJ'.o country mid ten ti;nes Unit amount in diver money. There is more than thru amount of each metal produced annually. The statistics of 1S94 gave the gold output as $-1,500,000. The actual amount must have been at least $5.000,000. The silver output was 500,517,300, about throe times as much as all Europe, Asia :ind Africa produce. To go to Mexico for lessons In finance is much like what it would be to study their peon hovels for models of wor.kingmea.'s homes,—Chicago .Inter. Ocean.', ' ; Sllvrr Wavn Krcodlnif. ! Indications are growing stronger | every day that the silver craze has ' reached high water mark, and that the wave is receding. From all over the country the testlmoney is the same, and it is particularly applicable to the silver mines who are supporting the free-coinage newspapers, distributing free-coinage literature, paying the salaries of free-coinage stump speakers and "backing" free-coinage candidates. Arc they doing it for the good of the country or for the money there is in it for themselves? Do men go into speculations that promise 100 per cent profits out of philanthropy or out of greed for dollars? Will the people who have allowed themselves to be imposed upon by these silver kings persist in a scheme to add millions on millions to the enormous fortunes of a few s<;o;-« men by depriving the plain people of half the value of their savings and thoir wages? ' The only people In this country who' could profit by the free and unlimited coinage of silver would be the owners of mines, bankrupts who wish to repudiate their debts and speculators in the returns of the men v.-ho toil for their bread. It this nation ever should sin!: to the level of a silver basis the workingman would not be able to lift his head for a generation to come, the i farmer would plunge deeply into debt because the working classes, who are the greatest consumers of farm pro- dcus, would have their purchasing power cut in half, and this whole country would become the victim of the money sharks of the worfd. But, the American people will not commit so foolish, so outrageous, so criminal an act as to vote.half of-their own belongings into the pockets oi rapacious and unconscionable silver I kings.—New York Press. TIMETABLES. The Pennsyivanlo Station, i 'ennsylyaiilalnEsl: Trains Run by Central Tiros Bradford and Col.. Philadelphia & N. Y Richmond & Clnti.. Ind'pls &. Louisville Eftner & Pcorla.... Crown Point & Chi i Richmond & Clntl. Crown Point * Chi. Montlcello & EUncr Bradford A Col Eftnor local frelffht. Inri'pls & Loulnvllle, Richmond and Clr.tl. Bradford and Col... Phlla & New York... Montlcello & BKne:-. Chicago Chi & Intermediate. Kokomo & Rich Bradford A Col...... if. A. McCULLOUGH. except Sunday. Leavo Arr .. •12:50 a. m '2:1!; am .•1.2:5(1 a ra .« 1:00 a m • 2:45 am-. »-2:20am:- ••2:30 am.. • vor» a m *12;30 a m. >S;BSaro '12:40 am- Vs-^Darn tH-:20p'm^ ".t 0:00 am t7:aOpm- t 8:U(I H l« t 105 P m- 4:15p m. 2:15 p m .t7:ri6a.m ,t 8:30 a 1 m .• 2:00 p m .• 2:10 p m .' 2:05 p ro. " 2:05 p m 1:30 p m. •• 1:20 p mi. • l:]0pm t 7:45 am-. . * 1:55 pmv .••(:30pm •l?:30r-m: 1-2:30 pro t'J-:00 a mi 11 -30pm 112:20 pro~ Aeent. Locansport.. '• 1:3.1 pm St. John'fl Fatal Admission. Mr. William P. St. John of New York. ;iu able and persistent advocate of th< free coinage of silver, while testifying WEST BOUND. G5 Loaf- FrelKlit. ucnom dally « S ^—\ e ,^ 1 , fn ™" ,1 bt. Louis limited dfilly, '"Id no -IJ •—"!»' P n» 1 Fast Hall dally, 'old no 4,'.... *: / I m- 7 Kansas City *xpr«.» daily 'Old no 41'.- J:l.i I) m, 5 "ac (jsprass dally PX tun 'old no 16'...10:J!) u m. No.- EAST BOUND. 2"N. T. * Boston llm d dally 'old no 42.. 2:41 a m- 6 Fare mall dally, 'old no 4M.... --••- »:» a m, 4 Atlantic Llm dally ex Sun 'old no 44.. 4:5.! p BK 14 Local frt. Accom. dally mBan 12 50 p nt> EEL RIVER DIVISION. WEST BOUND. No 35 nrrlv* No87 arrive EAST BOUND. 1 Konnileil Period Not Alwnyn Tra«. It is not true that "all is well that #mls well." That is simply one of those catch phrases that delude people into .Bowing wild oats, with the intention of some day burning up the wild harvest of such a sowing, and. sowing In the same field the good seed of truth and virtue. Character is often impaired beyond reparation, even though repentance comes late and is sincere, and attempted atonement is made by the ut- rcost self-sacrifice. "Whoso breaketh a hedge, a serpent shall bite him." The poison may be extracted, but the scar will ever remain. Tho Only Endnrlnor Granclcnr. Moral power is the only enduring grandeur. It Is the power that grows In the dark, in the years of unpaid labor and unrequited pain, and that, unobserved, indefatigable, survives the fret and storm of life. God searches through the years, carefully picks out and brushes the heroic. All else he brushes into oblivion. Into the tissue of 'this mighty, august Humanity enters the long-tried patience that cries "not, that meekly endures, and, unseen, unrequited, does ite brave work.—Rev. C. F. Bradley. America the Great. It has been so ordained of God that in the few 'centuries of our existence as a nation we, the people of different climes, should constitute one grand unity, so harmonized, and American- i izcd as to form a nation of which we j may well feel proud. Though one of I the youngest of the great nations of the earth, we are not only one of the foremost, biit without vanity we may claim ! to bo In the van. There are more general Intelligence, a higher standard of civil and religious freedom, and hence, in Rome form, a higher general civilization than to be found in any of the advanced nations of the old world,—Rev. J. "VV. Love, Episcopalian, Kansas City. Mlltnko of Txire. The mistakes of love are legion. Is there not room here for a little self-examination? Is not sclf-lovo occasionally dominant, when it seems that altruism is the only motive? May not devotion be wwk In Its gratification of Sit ere*M. True success is independent of wealth or poverty, of fullness or want of popularity, or of unpopularity. Any and all (if these are but mere accessories. If a rnan devotes his life and his energy to advancing the knowledge or tho skill of his profession, or trade, if he hears the voice of God, and of reason, reminding him that he is his brother's keeper, and, in heeding that voice, ministers to the needs of bodies or minds diseased, if he seeks and realizes the real end of his life, he is, beyond any peradventure, a genuine success. — Rev. C. L. 'Laws, Baptist, Baltimore, HIS CURIOUS WAV OF SHOWING IT. fc ,^*^^e^ The Monroe Doctrine. Our first nnd fundamental maxim should be never to entangle ourselves In the broils of Europe; our second never to suiter Europe to interfere with els- Atlantic affairs. America, north and south, has a get of interests distinct from those of Europe, and .peculiarly her own. She should, therefore, ,hava a system of her own, separate and distinct from that of Europe, While the last is laboring to become the domicile- of despotism, our endeavor should bo to make our hemisphere that of freedom.—Rev. H. H. Barbour, Baptist, Columbus, 0. The rower of Sin. Sin Is a great power. It looks weak enough at a distance, but up close it is possessed with more than human strength. Some of us hear of some great sin, and we say we would not commit that sin under any conditions. But after a while things change, temptations are thrown in our path until we commit the very sin-for which we expressed such abhorrence,—Rev. T. W, Bell, Baptist, Atlanta. FROM CHICAGO INTER OCEAN: MR. DRY AN ASSERTS THAT HE IS OPPOSED TO FOREIGN DOMINATION IN OUR AFFAIRS. Legislation must reach to the standard of morality, even to tho punishment of evil-doers, but there must tue no religious legislation. God gives infidels, even, and men of every creed sunshine and rain, and so they have their rights in government. Lot them have it in free America. Let us have moral legislation, but no religious legislation.— Kev. George R. Kramer, Baptist, Brooklyn. Study I h« Illbte. I never saw a useful Christian who was not a student of the Bible. I£ a man neglects his Bible he may pray ' and ask God to use, him in his work, but God cannot make much use o( him, for there is not much for the Holy Ghost to work upon. We must have the word itself, which is sharper than any two-edged sword.—D. L. Moody. One or the IJeft Wnyi. One of the best ways to be loved in a community is to seek its welfare by refusing to hear and retail gossip, by fair, kind, generous and helptul action, by showing respect for others' opinions, by expressing one's own in a polite but firm way, and by discharging duty with courtesy, considerateness and fidelity. At the sight of a glasa-of beer, many 11 man is ready to soil the birthright of his children to have a eoUcr f&thor. porous. It has vast resources of gold and silver, and no end, hardly, of good land, The industrial class are fairly industrious and never-think of striking. They work long hours and fire much more contented with their wages than our laborers, skilled or unskilled. The government is stable. The yro- verbial unrest and chronic state of revolution which prevailed prior to'the administration of that truly great statesman, Juarez, no longer nurses the land. The term "Mexicanlze," as formerly used, ought to be blotted from our language. It is positively slanderous. Not only is there peace at home, but Mexican credit is good abroad. The national debt is being paid, interest and principal, in gold. No advantage is taken of creditors to force a depreciated silver currency upon them. We repeat that from a business man's point of view Mexico is prosperous, highly so. But when viewed from the standpoint of the people, their condition and opportunities, it is altogether different. Tho great mass of the people are abjectly poor and wholly illiterate. Their contentment is due to their Ignorance and to the fact that they and their ancestors never knew any better con- Jltion. The climate is mild and their absolute necessities are few. The best paid labor, the labor in mines, towns and factories, does not command over one-half the pay common on this side of the line, and that, too, in a 50-cent dollar. The agricultural labor la paid about one-quarter the United States rate, besides the depreciation of tile money. A citizen of the United States, ftccustomed to our .ways of living,, can hardly conceive the abjeetness of the poverty of the peons, the class which does about all the work of every kind and constitutes at least 90 per cent, of the people. They have nothing in the •way of clothes except the rags on their backs, live mostly on bfians and a vile native coffee, their only luxury being a kind of liquor worse than barrel-house whisky,'and on which one can get beastly drunk for a few cents. Their houses are like pig pens, no such things as bedsteads or chairs being found in them. A few descendants of the Spanish grandees have great estates and are very 'rich, while 'the peons, attached to them by a system of practical serfdom, get'less actual share in the profits of the land they -work than did the plantation negroes of tbfe cotton belt before the x war'. . 1 I western states. The argentiferous enthusiasm that aroused Colorado, for instance, to a high pitch has perceptibly declined, and there are not a few republicans ia that state who are sanguine that it wjll be carried for McKinley and Hobart. In Kansas it is the same way. There is DO defection among the republicans of the Sunflower state, who are well organized and are showing a compact and aggressive front to the enemy. The republican newspapers of the state, without exception, are supporting the national ticket most enthusiastically, and this is of itself a tower of strength to the cause. Kansas has not forgotten the glorious traditions of the past, and can be relied upon in the crisis no-.v before the country to cast her vote on the side o£ prosperity and national honor. From Nebraska, the home of Candidate Bryan, who is now swinging 'round the circle, the word gois forth that the republicans of that commonwealth will not be satisfied with less than 25,000 majority for McKinley. They know Bryan there, and all that he stands for, and are eager to register their opinion at the polls. Missouri, too, is lining up for tho battle for sound money, and every, day sees new accessions to the ranks of national credit. In fact, the same story comes from all over the country, and the Bryan managers are perceptibly alarmed. They are making herculean efforts to bring p^out a display of enthusiasm, and the tour, of the "boy orator" through the east has teen arranged in the hope that his presence may arouse his followers to a semblance of life. So far the indications are i.hat the plan will not be a brilliant success. All the glittering generalities that Mr. Bryan can find among his book of quotations, together with, his latest stock of "new and pleasing metaphors," cannot swerve the people from their purpose to give the advocates of financial heresy a lasting lesson.—Kansas City Journal. The /Silver Syndicate. The New York Press gives to-day another chapter of the great speculation of the Silver Mine Owners' Syndicate. This free-coinage movement had its origin with these silver kings, who wish to sell their white metal for twice what it is worth in any market in the world. It is financed by men who, already, enormously rich;vtiope;to double tlieir vast • fortunes, 'It'is the owners of in 1894 before the house committee on banking and currency, outlined a bill for free eolnoge which provided "that the silver-dollar now existing shall bt coinable -without limit in amount on producing the bullion for it, and on the same terms now prescribed for gold." In answer to the direct question, "Would your theory put the country on a silver basis?" he replied: •'Momentarily it might. I think it -would immediately." He was then asked: "How long would that condition prevail?" Ho answered: "I would not predict the achievement of actual bimetallism in (he United States under the bill earlier than two years; that is. two years at the outside. I should expect it earlier if conditions now existing abroad—existing outside of France—prevail; I would expect it to be accomplished within one year." Snmplo Ol>joc£ LI-*M»U In rny Envelopes Chicago Special: The "business man's" political campaign is proving remarkably prolific in practical'devices Tor educational purposes. The latest t'.omee from Enston, Pa., from which point it was scut to this city by the vice president o£ the National Switch and Signal company, which corporation has a branch office i;i the Monadnock building. Tho educational feature, devised by Charles .Hansel, the official mentioned, is a pay envelope. The work of this corporation is entirely with railroads, and, outside of tbe eastern states, includes large contracts in California. TH!S CONTAINS SOUND MONEV. It Will buy ICO CENTS worth of goods for EACH DOLLAR. Do You Prefer 53-Cent Dollars FOR SAME LABOR. Conditions Prior to 1RT3. Some of the free-coinage men still say that all they want is to "restore the conditions that existed prior to 1S73." In. 1S73 the total world's production of silver was 61,100,000 ounces and the silver In a dollar was worth J1.04 in gold. Last year the world's product of silver was 165,000,000 ounces nnd the silver in a dollar was worth only 50 7-10 cents. Will the silver minv» restore the production of. 1S..7S as 'he first step toward "restoring the conditions?" ¥ANDAL!A No fi for FUoseph, dally ex Sunday,... ]fl:31 H ro. No u for StJoscpli. daily ex Sunday.... C : i& a m- M>a>TorSt Joscpli.cxSun... ......... i« P m, No IP to St Joseph fauniiuj only ............ • M » nv So 8 ex Sunday lorfcoutn Send ............. o 3j D n;> No S has throuzb parlor c»r, Indianapolis to> South Bend via Colinx. . No SO has Ibrougl) sleepers, St Locls to M«ckfc- n ° W ' FOR THE -SOUTH No 13 for Terre Hnute dally ex Sun ........ 7 13 a mi No 11 for Terra Bautn dally ex Suo ..... ^5 p m. No 21 dally ex Sunday ............................. U-f »'"• No 13 hns HiroHSli parlor car, SooHi Bend to- indlunapolls vliicoli'ax. No 21 lias tUrougB Sleeper, Mackinaw to St. Lonte - Arrive,, No 15 nally except Sunday ..................... 9|> P <£-• No 1" Sunday only ................................. i( -" I- ra> For complete time card, giving all tralnu- nod stations, and tor full Information to rates, CT E. A. Ford, General Passenger: 4eent, Gt. LouU, Mo. SUHMER TOURS - VIA "BIG FOUR" TO THE nOUNTAINS, LAKES antf SEASHORES Solid Vestibuled Tralas \Vitb Wagner Sleeping Cars to New York and Bostou from St, Ixmis, Peoria, Indianapolis, Cincinnati, Dayton, Columbus. via CLEVELAND AND BUFFALO "The Knickerbocker Special." "The Southwestern Limbed." Sii Terminals at the Great Lakes. 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AddrcM A. A. 8CHANTZ. o. ». >.. O1TKOIT, MIOM. " " r fia • w* p. T, Barnum Said (and he knew) thit if on k wanted to bs successful in business a liberal amount must be spent in advertising. You tetVei follow his advice.