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CAPITAL CITY COURIER, SATURDAY DECEMBER 19, 1891.
AN ELOQUENT SERMON PREACHED
Y THE BROOKLYN DIVINE.
A MugnlDiHtnt l)lwtirtr nn llm Trniil.
tlont 4 Which YuiiiiB Man Are Hub
JroUil An KitiiirlftlluM In Until !! In
the MJIilr' Truth..
ANN A-Ulioit. Mich., Deo, IS. Ourdlln'iiN
In lnrne tmiuWira have avallrd theim Ivc
ofthoormrluuityof hearing Dr. TiiIiiihuc,
who In vIMUiik the city liy Invitation of the
titileniM of theunlvendty. ImiM ulKht a
at audience urocted the famuli llrnoklyu
preacher nt hi lecture, mill thla evening,
wliru Imwm announced to preach n opoclut
crmoti to young men, there wim no build
tag In tlio city Unit would accommodate all
who wanted to hear I1I111. Ilia text wan
Proverlut 1, 17, "Surely, iu vnlit tho not la
aprrnd In the night nf nny Idrd."
Karly In tho morning I went out with a
fowler to cntch wild pigeon. Wc Iiiim
toned through the inouutnlu gorge and Into
tke forest. Wo aprend out tho net, mid
covered up tho edges of it nn well mm we
eeuld. Wo arranged tho cull bird, It fiet
fast and ItawlngH Happing, In luvlutloti
to nil fowls of heaven to nettle down thorn.
W retired Into a booth of branches mid
leaves and waited. Aflor awhile, lookliiK
out of tho door of tho txxttli, wo aw a
Nock of hi nli In tho sky. They mine near
er and nearer, mid after awhile, were nlmul
to swoop Into tho not, when suddenly they
darted nwny. Again wo waited. After h
white wo iinw another flock of birds. They
oamo nearer .and nearer until just at the
moment when .they were about to swoop
tbey darted nwny,
Tho fowler wan very much disappointed
a welt as myself. Wo said to each other,
"What la tho matter" ami "Why wore not
theso birds caughtf" Wo wont nut and
examined tho not and by a lliitter of a
branch of n treo part of tho not had been
conspicuously exposed, and tho birds com
litK very near had seen their peril ami
darted away, When 1 saw that I said to
tho old fowler, "That reminds mo of a pan
nage of Bcrlpturet 'Surely In vain Is the
net spread In tho sight of any bird.' " Now
tho net In my text stands for temptation.
Tho call bird of sin tempts men on from
polut to point and from .branch to branch
until they aro about to drop Into tho net.
If a man II nils out In tlmu that It U tho
temptation of the devil, or that evil men
are attempting to capture, his soul for
time, and for eternity, tho man steps back.
He says, "I am not to bo caught In that
way; 1 seo what you are about; surely In
vain Is thu net spread In tho sight of any
There aro two clauses of temptations.
the superficial and tho subterraneous
those abovo ground, thoso under ground.
If man could seo sin as It Is, ho would nn
mora embrace It than hu would embrace a
leper. Sin Is a daughter of hull, yet sho Is
garlanded and robed and trlnketed. Her
voice Is a warble, I lor cheek Is tho setting
tin. Her forehead Is an aurora. She says
toment "Come, walk tills path with mo. It
Is thymed ami primrosed, ami tho air la he
witched with tho odors of tho hanging gar
dens of heaven. Tho rivers aro rivers of
wine, and all you have to do Is to drink
them up In chalices that sparkle with dia
mond and amethyst .and chrysoprasus.
Seel It la ail bloom and roseate cloud ami
Oh, my friends, If for one moment the
choiring of all these concerted voices of
In could be hushed, wo should seo the
orchestra of the pit with hot breath blow
lag through fiery flute, and the skeleton
rma on drums of thunder and darkness
beating the chorus, "The end thereof la
I want to point out the Insidious temp
tations that are assailing more especially
our young men. Tho only kind of nature
coanparatlvely free from .temptation, so
far as I can Judgo, Is tho cold, hard, stingy,
mean temperament. What would Satan
do with such a man If hegothlmr Satan
Is not anxious to get a man who after
while may dispute with. him .tho realm
of everlasting meauuess.
It la the generous young man. .the ardent
young muu, tho warm hearted young man,
the social young man that Is in especial
peril. A pirate goes out on the sea, ami
one bright morning he puts the glaas to
hlsoyoAud looks off, and sees an empty
vessel floating from port to port. He says,
"Never mind; that's no prlio for us." JJut
the same morning hu puu the glass to his
eye, and be sees a vessel coming from
Australia laden wit! gold, or a vessel
from the Indies laden with spices. .He
says, "That's our pxUe; bear dowu ou.lt!"
Across that unfortunate ship the grappling
books an thrown, The crew aro blind
folded and m compelled .to walk the
It la uot the empty vessel, but itbe laden
merchantman that is the temptation of the
pirate. And a young man empty of head,
empty of heart, empty of life you want
no Young Men's Christian association to
,keep him safe; be is safe. He will not
gamble uuleas it is with somebody else'a
takes. He will not break .tho Sabbath
unless somebody else pays the horse hire.
He will uot drink unless some one else
treats him. He will hang around the bar
houratter hour waiting for some generous
young man to coiuo lu. Tho generous
young mau comes lu and accosts him and
ays, "Well, will you have a drink with
me today f " The man, as though it were a
udden thlug for him, says, "Woll well,
if you Insist on It, 1 will I will."
WAH OK UAU IKFLUKKCKS.
' Too menu to go to perdition unless some
body else pays his expenses? Far such
young men we will not fight. We would
no more contend for them than Tartary
and Ethiopia would tight as to who should
have the grout Sahara desert; but for those
young men who are buoyuut and enthu
siastic, those who are determined to do
something for time and for eternity for
them, we will light, aud we now declare
everlasting war against all the Influences
that assail them, aud wo ask all good men
and philanthropists to wheel Into line, aud
all the armies of heaven to bear dowu upon
the foe, and we pray Almighty God that
with tho thunderbolts of his wrath ho will
strike down aud consume all these Influ
ences that are attempting to destroy the
young men for whom Christ died.
The flrst class of temptations that as
saults a young man is led on by the skep
tic. He will not admit that he is au infidel
or atheist. Ob, no! he Is a "free thluker;"
he is one of your "liberal" men; he Is free
aud easy in religion. Oh, how liberal he
Is; ha Is so "liberal" that he will give away
bis Bible; he Is so "liberal" that he will
give away the throne of eternal justice; be Is
so "liberal" that he would be willing to gt re
Cod out of the universe; he Is so "liberal"
that be would give up hisownsoul and the
souls' of nil his friends. Now what more
could you ask In the way of liberality?
The victim of this skeptic has probably
jut come front the country. Through the
ipterveutlon of friends lie baa been placed
Jb a sfcop,V
On Saturday tin skentlo says to him,
"Woll, what are yon going to do tomtir
tovvf" Ho says, "I am going to church,"
"Is It possible" says tho skeptlo. "Well, I
used to do thoto thing; I was brought up,
I supirose, us you wort, in a religious
family, and I Iml loved all thono things, but
I got over it; tho fact Is, since I came to
town I havu read a great deal, nnd I have I "lfr. "'w "" "'" '"" K"u" we
found that thero aro a great many things I "vo lu our establishment." lliey have
lu tho lllblo that aro ridiculous. Now, for 'letter on tho next shelf. Ha says. "We
Instance, all that nbout tho serpent Mug "''"K these goods lens than cost."
-nrl innrowl lii ! iinnlnn nf Kiii.ii l. I hoy are milking 'JO per cent. Mo says,
causo it bad tempted our first parents;,
why, you seo how absurd It Is; you
can toll from tho very organization
of tho sercnt that It had to crawl;
It crawled before It was cursed Jurtt
as well as It crawled afterward; you
can tell from Its organization that It
rrawled. Then all that story about the
whale swallowing Jonah, or Jonah swal
lowing the whale, which was Itf It don't
lining ihu n nun-, which itiib iw ii iitiu i. ,
make any difference, the thing Is absurd; I
It Is ridiculous to suppoto that a mau could
havo gone down through tho Jaws of a sea
monster aud yet kept his life; why, his
respiration would havo been hindered; ho
would have been digested; tho gastric
Juice would have dissolved tho flhrluo and
coagulated albumen, and Jonah would
have been rhnngod from prophet Into'
chyle. Then all that story about tho ml
raculous conception why, it Is perfectly
dNgraceful. Oh, slrl I Iwllcvo lu tho light
of nature. This Is tho Nineteenth century.
Progress, sir; progress. I don't blame
you, but, after you havo been In town aa
long aa I have you will think Just aa I do,"
Thousands of young men aro going down
under that process day by day, and there
Is only here and there a young man who
can endure this artillery of scorn, Thoy
aro giving up their Illhlcs. Tho light nf
nature! They have the light nf nature in
China; thoy havo It lu Hludostau; thoy
havo It in Ceylon, Flowers there, stars
thero, waters there, winds there, but no
civilization, no homes, no happiness, lan
cets to cut aud Juggernaut to fall uiidor
aud hooks to swing on, hut no happiness.
1 toll you, my young brother, wo havo to
tako a religion of some kind. Wo havo to
choose iHitween four or flvo. Shall It bo
tho Koran of tho Mohammedan, or the
Sinister of tho Hindoo, or tho Zoudnvcsta
of tho Persian, or the Confucius writings
of tho Chinese, or tho Holy Scriptures?
Tako what you will; God helping me, I
will tako tho lllble. Light for all dark
ness; rock for all foundation; balm for all
wounds. A glory that llftH Its pillars of
tiro over tho wilderness march. Do uot
give up your lllbles.
Ask them what Inlldellty has over done
to lift the fourteen hundred millions of the
race out of barbarism. Ask them when
Inlidelity over instil uted a smltary com
mission, and. before jou leave their society
once and forever tell them that they have
insulted the memory of your Chrlnt iut)
father, and spit upon thu d'vithhcd of your
mother aud with swluo's snout rooted up
the grave of your sister, who died bellov
ing'.ti the lord Jesus.
If these people scolf nt you an though re
ligion aud tho lllble were lit only for weak
minded iieoplo, you Just tell them you aro
uot ashamed to bo lu I ho company of
Uurko tho statesman, aud Raphael the
painter, and Thorwaldsen the hculptor,
and Mozart tho musician, aud llhickstouo
tho law)er, and llatou tho philosopher,
aud Harvey tho physlclr.n, aud John Mil
ton the poet.
1101.1) UN TO TIIK 1IIULK.
Young man, hold on to your lllblo. It
Is tho liest book you over owned. It will
tell you how to dress, how to bargain, how ,
10 wiiik, now to act, now to live, now to
die. Glorlotu HibUt Whether oil parch
ment or paper, In octavo or duodecimo, on
the center table of the drawing room or In
tho counting room of thi banker. Glorious
Ulblol Light to our te:l and lamp to our
path. Hold on to Itl
Tho second class of Insidious temptntlous
that comes upon our young men is led on
by the dishonest employer. Eviry com
mercial establishment. Is a school. In nine
cases out of ten the principles of the em
ployer become the principles of tho em
ployeo. I ask the older merchants to Wat
me out lu these statement. If, when you
werejuststnrtlugln llfo-lu commercial Hf,.
you were told that honesty was not mar
ketable; that, though you mlitht sell all
the goods In tho shop, you must uot sell
your conscience; that, while you were to
exercise all Industry nnd tact, you were uot
to sell your conscience; it you were taught
that gains gotten by sin were combustible,
and at the moment of Ignition would lie
blown on by tho breath of God until all
the splendid estate would vanish Into
white ashes scattered lu tho whirlwind,
then that Instruction has been to you a
precaution aud a help ever since.
There aro hundred of commercial cstub
llshmeuU In our great cities which aro
educating a class of young men who will
lie the houor of the land, ami there aro .
l llUM lLitultllaliki..4.. ..l.ll. .. ...1.. ... '
other establishments which are educating
young men to be nothing but sharpers.
What chance Is thero for a youug mau
who was taught In au establishment that
It Is right to lie, It It Is smart, and that a
French label is all that is necessarv to
make a thing French, and that you ought !
always to lie honest when it pays, and that
u is wrong to steal unless you do It well?
Supjiose, now, a young man Just starting
In life enters a place of that kind where
there aro ten young men, all drilled In tho
Infamous practices of tho establishment.
He Is ready to lw taught. The young mau
has no theory of commercial ethics. Where
is lie to get his theory? Ho will get the
theory from his employers. One day he
pushes his wit a little beyond what the es
tablishment demands of him, and he fleeces
a customer until thu clerk Ison tho verge of
being seized by tho law. What Is done iu
the establishment? Ho is not arraigned.
The head of the establishment says to him,
"Now, lw careful; bo careful, young mau,
you might bo caught; but really that was
splendidly done; you will get along lu thu
world, I warrant you." Then Hint young
man goes up until he becomes head clurk.
He ha fouud there Is a premium on iu
One mornlug the employer comes to the
establishment. He goes into his counting
room aud throws up his hands and shouts,
"Why, tho safe has lieeu robbed!" What'
Is the matter? Nothing, uothlng; only
the clerk who has lieeu practicing a good
while on customers is practicing a little on
tho employer. No new principle Intro
duced Into that establish meut. It Is a
poor rule that will not work both ways.
You must uever steal uuless you can do it
well. He did it well. I am uot talking
an abstraction; I am talklug a terrible and
a crushing fact.
IIKIIK'8 AN KXAUrLK.
Now here Is a young man. Look at him
today, Look at him live years from now,
after he has beeu under trial In such an
establishment. Here he stands In the
shop today, his cheeks ruddy with the
breath of the hills. He unrolls the goods
on the counter in gentlemanly style. He
commends them to the purchaser, lie
iwiutsout all the good points In the fabric.
He effects the sale. Thu goods are wrapped
up. and lie dismist.es the customer with ft
chwrful "good miriiltig," and tho country
merchant departs so Impressed with tin1
stralghtfiirwanluesnf tho young man that
ho will come again and again, every spring
and every .ititumu, unlem Interfered with.
The young mau has been now lu that
establishment 11 vu tears. Ho unrolls the
goods on tho counter. Ho says to tho cus
nothing like them lu all tho
cru aro fifty shops that want to
sell the same thing. Ho says, "Now, that
Is a durable article; it will wash," Yes, it
will Wllf.ll out.
Tho sale Is made, tho goods nro wrapped
up, tho country merchant goes off feeling
that ho has au equivalent for ills money,
nnd the sharp clerk goes Into the private,
room of the counting house, and ho sayM
,r. ., t , V . ----- ..- .-.
"Well, I got rid of those goods at last. 1
really thought wo never would sell them.
I told him wo were selling them less than
cost, aud he thought he was getting a good
bargain, Got rid of them at last." And
the head of the Arm says, "That's well
done, splendidly donel" Meanwhile God
had recorded eight lies four lies against
tho young man, four lies against his em
ployor, for I undertake to say that the
employer Is responsible for all the Iniqui
ties of his clerks, and nil tho Iniquities of
thoso who nro clerks of thoso clerks, down
to tho tenth generation, if thoso employers
inculcated Iniquitous and damning princi
ples, I stand beforo young men this morning
who nro under this pressure. I any, come
out of It. "Oh I" you any, "I can't; I havo
my widowed mother to support, and If a
man loses a situation now lie can't gn,
another one." 1 say, come out of It. Go
homo to your mother nnd say to her,
"Mother, I can't stay in that shop and bo
upright; what shall I do?" aud If alio Is
worthy of you sho will say, "Coiuo out of
it, my son we will just throw ourselves
on him who hath promised to bo tho God
nt tho widow and tho fatherless; lie will
tako care of us." And I tell you no young
mau ever permanently suffered by such a
course of conduct.
Iu Philadelphia, in a drug shop, a young
man said to his employer, "I want to
please you, really, and I am willing to sell
medicines on Sunday, but I can't sell this
patent shoe blacking on Sunday," "Well,"
said tho head man, "you will have to do It,
or else you will havo to go away." The
young man said, "I can't do it; I am will
ing to sell medicines, but uot shoo black
ing." "Woll, thou, gol Go now." The
young man went away. Tho Lord looked
after him. The hundreds of thousands of
dollars lie won iu this world were the
smallest part of his fortune. God honored
him, lly tho course ho took ho saved his
soul as well as his fortunes iu the future.
A man said to his employer, "I can't
wash tho wagon on Sunday morning; I am
willing to wash it on Saturday afternoon,
but, sir, you will please excuse me, I can't
wash the wagon on Sunday morning."
Ills employer said, "You must wash it; my
carriage comes in every Saturday night,
aud you have got to wash It on Sunday
morning." "I can't do it," the mau said.
They parted. Tho Ird looked after him
grandly looked utter him. Hois worth
today a hundred fold more than his cm
ployor over was or over will be, and In
saved his soul. Young men, It Is safe to
do right. There are young men In this
house today who, under this storm of
temptation, are striking deeper and deeper
their roots and spreading out broadertheir
branches. They are Daniels in Uabylon,
thoy are Josephs In the Egyptian court,
they nre Pauls amid tho wild beasts of
Ephe.sus. I preach to elicourago them.
Lay hold of God and be faithful.
There l-t n mistake we make about young
men. We put them in two classes; the
one class Is moral, the other Is dissolute.
The moral are safe. Tho dissolute cannot
lie reclaimed. 1 deny both propositions.
The moral aro uot safe unlet thoy havo
laid hold of God, aud the dissolute may he
reclaimed. I suppose there are self right
eous men iu this house who feel no net-d of
God, and will not seek after him, nnd they
will go out lu tho world, aud they will lie
tempted, and they will lie flung down by
misfortune, aud they will go down, dowu,
down, until some night you will seo them
going homo hooting, raving, shouting
blasphemy going Homo to their mother,
going homo to their sister, going home
to tho young companion to whom, only a
little while ago, in the presence of a brll
j Hunt assemblage, flashing lights aud
, uruugti blossom, and cousurs swinging iu
thu air, they promised lldellty and purity,
aud kluduesM perpetual. As that man
1 reaches the door, she will open it, uot
with au outcry, but sho will stagger
back from tho door as hu somes lu, and
In Her look there will lw thu nronheuv
of woes that aie coming, want that will
mIiIbo.b l. .. .. I Jl ...., it . . til
shiver lu need of lire, hunger that will
cry In vain for bread, cruelties that
will not leave tho heart when they havo
crushed it, but pinch it again aud stab
It again, until some night sho will oneu
the door of thu place where her companion
was ruined, and she will fling out her arm
from under her ragged shawl aud say,
with almost omnlioteut eloquence: "Give
mo back my husband! Give mo back my
protector! Give mo back my nllt Him of
tho kind heart aud gentle words and the
manly brow give him back to me!" And
then the wretches, obese and fllthy, will
push back their matted locks and they
wlll say: "Put her out! Put her out!" Old
self righteous man, without God you are
In peril. Seek after him today. Amid the
teu thousands temptations of life thero is
no safety for a mau without God.
Uut I may bo addressing some who have
gouo astray, aud so I assault that other
proposition that the dlssolutucannot bore
claimed. Perhaps you havo only gouo a
little astray. While I speak aru you
troubled? Is thero a voice within you say
lug: "What did you do that for? Why did
you go there? What did you mean by
Unit?" Is thero u memory lu your soul
that makes you tremblu? God only knows
all our hearts. Yea, it you have gone so far
as to commit iniquities and havo gone
through the whole catalogue, I Invite you
back this hour. The Lord waits for you.
"Iiejolcel Ojoung man In thy youth, and
let thy hr-irt cheer thee In thu days of thy
youth; but know thou that for all these
thlug God will bring thee Into Judg
ment." Come homo, young muu, to your father'
God. Come home, young man, to your
mother's God. Oh! I wish that all the
batteries of thu Gospel could today lw uu
limbered against all thoso influences which
are taking down jo many of our young
men. I would like to blow a trumpet of
warning, and recruit until this whole au
dlence would march out on a crusade
against the evils ot society. Hut let none
of us lw disheartened.
Oh, Christl.in workers, my heart is high
with hope. The dark horizon is blooming
into the morning of which prophets spoke,
and of which poets have dreamed, iiml of
which palmers have sketched. The uji Id's
bridal hour ndvuiives Tho mountains will
nvr..... .1.. ...... .1... i t ..
kiss tfio morning radiant nnd effTilgent,
nnd all the waves of the sea will become
the crystal keys of a great organ, on which
tho lingers of everlasting Joy shall play the
grand march of a world redeemed. In'
stead ot tint thorn there shall come up the
Or treo, and Instead of thu briar theroshall
come up the myrtle tree, and tho moun
tains and the hills shall break forth Into
singing, and all the trees of thu wood shall
clap their hands!
Alter Many Yearn.
When Captain Alva llradley was twenty
years old ho heard of a circus at Klyria and
desired to go. Money was scarce, but the
temptation was so very strong that young
Alva determined to go if ho had to walk
ill thu way, Hu went by a tie pass, but
when ho reached Ids Mecca ho found tho
iilinlsslon to lw fifty cents, nnd ho hail
twenty-live. Ho was ton big to bo ad
mitted as a Isiy aud too proud to sneak his
way In, so ho stood outside disconsolately
and looked at tho flaming posters prodigal
ly displayed about the grounds. Whllo
walking aimlessly nlMitit ho was found by
an old farmer, a neighbor ot his at home.
'JWell, Alvy, my lsiy,"sald the farmer,
"ain't you going in?"
"Nop," ho answered, "I Just camo to look
at the pictures."
Hut the old man was loncsomo and
wanted company, and on that plea suc
ceeded In Inducing the young mau to enter
thu enchanted place. So "Alvy" saw tho
show and carried his quarter back home
Iong afterward, one winter evening,
when thu boy Alva had grown to bo a
wealthy shipping merchant, he sat In his
study In deep conversation with Captain
Stone. Tho door bell rang and the servant
admitted to their presence au old, white
haired, stoop shouldered man,
"I wanted to see my boy Alvy once
again," he began, "but you don't know
me,doyou, boy; you don't remember the
old man who took you to tho circus once?"
Thu tears camu to thu captain's eyes as
lie recognized iu tho aged man the kind
benefactor of his youth. Ho extended to
him u cordial welcome, nnd they sat to
gether all tho evening reviewing the years
nluco last thoy met, for fortuno had uot
In'uii kind to the old man; his liotuu had
beeu removed to tho far west and ho hail
found It a hard struggle to gut the neces
saries nt life. As ho was about to leave au
envelope was thrust into his bauds and hu
heard tho words iu tho captain's trembling
voice, "Hero's tho money you took mo to
tho circus with when I was a Iwy, aud-a
little more iik Interest which it has gath
ered all tluv years."
Tho old man was overcome with surprise
nnd could not express his thanks, lint
when he reached homo he opened the paper
and found it contained a check fnrfVK)
fifty cents'for thu circus ticket and tho rest
for Interest. Cleveland Plalndcaler.
Story of a Hot; Mother.
Onu ot the most pathetic Incidents to be
read lu dog biography Is given by Dr. Dio
Lewis In his "Life." Ho was traveling In
tho wt st nnd came to a ranch, the owner of
which showed him a shepherd dog which he
said he would not sell for 500. She had nt
that time fmiryouug popple.?. While they
were admiring tho little mother and her
babies on the night of their arrival, the
assistant herder came into say that there
were more than twenty sheep missing.
Two initio dogs, both larger than the lit
tle mother, were standing about, but tho
herder said neither Tom nor Dick would
llud them; Flora must go. It was urged
by the assistant that her foot was sore,
that she had been hard nt work all day,
was nearly worn out aud must give her
puppies their supper. The master Insisted
that she must go.
Tho sun won setting and there was no
time to lose. Flora was called and told to
hunt for lost sheep, whllo her master
pointed to the great forest through the
edge ot which thty had ju,tt passed. Shu
raised her head, but seemed very loath to
leave her babies. The master called sharp
ly to her. She rose, looked tired and low
spirited, and with head aud tail down trot
ted wearily o(T toward the forest.
"That Is too bad," said I.
"Oh, she'll lie right back," was tho as
sured answer. "She's lightning on stray
The next morning I went over to learn
whet tier Flora had found the strays.
Whllo wo were speaking, the sheep re
turned, driven by the little dog, who did
uot raise her head nor wag her tail, even
when spoken to, but crawled to her pup
pies and lay dowu by them. Sho had been
out all night, and scarcely able to notice
her babies, sho fell nileep.
How often that scene comes back to me!
Tho vast, gloomy forest, and that little
creature with the sore foot and her heart
crying for Iter babies, limping aud creep
ing about iu the wild canyon, all through
tho long, dark hours, llndlug and gather
ing iu thu lost sheep.
HelllMiy In New York Hotel.
It is uot generally known that the bell
boys at thu first class hotels make more
muuey than meohanlcs, while thu earnings
ofsomuof them will far exceed thoso of
many professional men. Tho pay is small,
seldom amounting to over twenty or
twenty-live dollars a mouth aud board,
but the tips are what count. There is onu
bellboy, or rather liellmau, for he Is over
thirty yearn of age, who lias been at the
Fl'th Avenue hotel for years. Ho says
himself that his income is a good fcJOO a
month, iu additiou to which he gets his
meals nt tho hotel.
"A iH'llboy, to be successful, has to re
member sevoral things," remarked this
party the other night. "For onu thlug, he
needs to be polite and respectful, but never
familiar. Further than that, ho must lie
careful in his dress. A slovenly or poorly
dressel bellboy will disgust tho faslidiou.
patrons of the house, who are our chief
htuiidhys. On the other hand, it does not
dntolHi too stylishly dressed, as then the
guest will Imagiuu that t hu boy Is so well
llxed that hu would scout to receivo a tip.
Attention to these, two rules will generally
bring success to a bright bellboy." New
I'rlurt) l.iiulen'a ConfvMoi-.
Keliglou has la-en the passion of the fe
male rather than of the male members of
tho Houaparlo family, hut I'rlncu Lticlen
took a confessor as well as a doctor with
him on his Inst Journey to Italy. He used
to attend the Church of St. Mary of thu
Angels, at Hayswater, which Cardinal
Manning built and served beforo tho days
of his archbishopric. Hut about two yean,
ago ho fitted out one of his own upper
rooms as a private chapel, where mass wa
said on Sundays and holy days. His regit
lar confessor was Father David, tho pro
vlnclal of the Kugllsh Franciscans. Lou
A (Ireut Comfort.
Conductor Wu have missed tho connec
tion, aud jou will havo to wait at this sta
tion six hours.
Old Ijuly (who is a little nervous on the
rallroadj-Wcll, I'm safe forslx hours any
way. New York Weekly.
Read the List ami then look at the Bottom and see where
to get something suitable and useful.
OYER 200 Sa?"5TXjES OP1
HALL TREES and CHAIRS,
Dining Room Tables and Chairs,
Side Boards, Chiffoniers, etc.
IN HARDWARE DEPARTMENT:
Pocket and Table Cutlery, Shears and Scissors, Rogers'
Plated Knives,. Forks and Snoons. Fancv Tea and C.nffnn.
Fots. Twenty different styles
Sleds. Call and sec us.
111S TO 112
-ta- '" HiiiLL ' ii nn jf ii1 'tWLo i i
i- Ti.ii MsBt lrTt " - --Fifer" " .
IG. A. RAYMER &CO.
CANON, DUQUOIN, IOWA,
ROCK SPRINGS. 1ACKSON. COLOR
PERFECTION. HICKORY BLOCK, NEYVCA3
The Old Reliable Carpet House.
SPECIAL HOLIDAY BARGAINS.
mW Mto A Choice Line.
.jo T---jrSi!ii5 Moquctte:.
mf Wilt'on and"
RJus: , wBU
Received .v - "Ve-sr
m' - m.' m
A- M. DAVIS & SON.
Ton My the ticket
We do the rest,"'
General Passenger Agent,
of Table Carvers. Skates andi
Nebraska's Leading Hotel.
Cor. 13th and Harney Hts.,
All Modern luiprovcmcntsnud
B. 8ILL0WAY, Pro-rletor.
IRA HIOBY, P jlii'jilC-e
OF HARD COAL.
Office 1 134 O Strttt,
1 1 12 O Street.
A. C. ZIENIER,
City Passenger Agent,