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CAPITAL CITY COURIER, SATURDAY, JANUARY 9, 1892
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ON TIIOKW YKAR.
OR. TALMAQE PREACHES A SERMON
Tst of III lllat'tiiimr, "Thl Vear Than
Khali lli," faint .Irrrmlult nitlll, III.
Lm iif lniHirlitiirr llwrlt ttiuii hjr
(ho Tnlriiti'il I'rntclirr.
llnooKl.VN, .Inn. a. Thl morning tlio
TnWriiiicliM'iMifirt'KMtloii, mcrttiiK for llio
Hrstauniln)' xi't'vlrv or tin1 new your, run ml
the pmtor dUpiwd lo Herliuw icltirtloin '
on tho lllwht nf Hint' The im-iiIiiu hymn
Rule l lie k(aMMiU In tin1 fiiliilllui vmiiiIh)
M ilo)iili-wllillnu lfll) It)-,
Ami l.n 11IM1I111 Rtnihui'r,
WntiM mil del nln tlu'in 114 I hoy fly,
Thnno lioiirn of lull unci ilnuucr.
Dr. Tiilinuito road several pumwiiko tvlnt
actcrUtlc common! at lit- rond, mill then '
preached from t lit ominous wonK .Icro
mlah xxvlll, III. "Thl your thou almlM
Jcrt'inlrtll, iiccuxlomiil to tiayliiK Ixilil
thll)K',iiMr,'',il Ihiniiiiliili liilievwonln. '
They nrovnl truo. liiNl.xtyiliiyMlliiiiuiilnh
imtl tli'imrtol thU life.
Thin l the Hrnl Sulilmth of the ) car. It '
i n time for review ami for antlelmUt)ii. I
A man tuiiHt Ihmi kciiIiih at Ntniilillty who '
docvt not think now 'I'lioold yranilctl In J
glvliiK lilrth lo tin new, a the life of .Tuna j
EMiymour, me r.iiKiiin iiieen, unimriiti
when that of licrwiii, l'lvarl Vl.tlawiietl.
Tho old year wan a (iieen, The, nuw hIiuII
AwnkliiK. The rave of the one ami tho
cradle of the other arc nlile ly Mile, Wo
oaii lutrdly KHivi-t what the child will bo.
It in only two daya old, hut I iiohcny for
It nn eventful fiituiv. Year of mirth and
niacliieKsl Year of imijeaut and i-oiilliiKrn
tlonl It will lailKht It will mIiik: It will
KrtMtn; It will die.
I It not a time for earnest thouhtf The
coiiKratiilalldiiH have lHen kIvcii. Tho
Ohrlntiiiat tnvt have hecti taken down or
iiave well iiIk'i eaHt their fruit. The
frienda who eaine for the holldayNiiru koiio
in the rail train. White we are looking
forward to another twelve moiillm of In
tonne actlvltlw the text brenka iikiu u
like m buratliiK thuuderliead. "Till year
thou limit did"
TlllIK OK BOMK OF US.
Tho text will iirohahly prove tiuo of
Mine of lis. The probability l uiiKincntcd 1
by the fact that all of mi who are over
thirty-live years of ae have Kime beynud
the iivoraKc of liumuu life. The note In .
mora than duo. It U only by HiilTerauce '
that It la not collected. We are like a '
debtor who Is taking the "three dayu'
grnco" of the iNiuka. Our race Ntarted
with nlnehumlreil yearaforn lifetime. We
rwulof hut one antediluvian youth whose
rly death dlNaimlntel the hopes of hla
pnrcnU by hladyluit at aeven huiiilnil and
evcntyixeven yeara if nwe. The world then '
may have been ahead of what It in now, 1
for men had no lonu it time In which lo
atutly and Invent and plan.
If an artlnt or a philosopher him forty
year for work, he makea great achieve
ttieoU; but what iniiNt the artNta and
phlloaopherH have done who had nine
hundred yean More themf In tho nearly
two thoUMtnd yearn before the Hood, con
Iderlmj theloiiKevlty of the Inhabitants,
there may have Imhmi nearly iw many ko
ple iw there nn now. The flood wua not
freshet, that wahed h few a.ople off
plank, but a disaster that may have awept
way h thouaand million. If the Atlantic
ocean by a lurch of the earth tonlnht
thou Id drown thN heinlnpliere and the Vn
clflc ocean by it Midden lurch of the earth
should drown the other heinUpliere, leav
ing aliit n many heltiK" im could Ik get
In one or two ocean at camera, it would Klve
you mi Idea of what the ancient Hood waa.
At that time (Sod Ntarted the nice with
ahorter allowance nf life. The nine hun
dred year were hewn down until, In the
time of Veapaalan, a coiihuh waa taken and
only ouo hundred and twenty-four ih'i-xouh
were found onohuudriHl years old and three
or four pernons one hundred ami forty year
old. Now a man who has come to ono hun
dred yearn of ago Is a curiosity, and we go
miles to see him. Tho vaat majority of tho
nee psfwcHoff before twenty years. Toovcry
apple there sre Ave blossom that novcrgct
to be Apples. In the country church the
sexton rings the bell rapidly until atmoat
through nd then tolls It. For awhile the
Ml of our life rings right merrily, but with
some of you the bell has begun to toll, nud
the Kdaptedneas of the text to you I more
and more probable, "This year thou "halt
OCCUPATION AND CLIMATE DMVK US ON.
The character of our occupations add to j
tne prcitb.'ilty Tbose who are in tho pro
fessions arc undergoing n napping of the
bruin and nerve foundation. Literary
men la thl country are driven with whin
aad spur to their topmost speed. Not one
brain worker out of a hundred olmurve
any moderation. There is something so
stimulating in our climate that If John '
Brown, the ewtayUt of Kdlnhurgh, hod
lived bore, he wtmld have broken down at
thirty-five limtead of llftylho. and Charles
Dickens would have droppcil at forty.
There Is something In all our occupations
which pmlixiMvscs to disease. If we Ih
stout, to dlxonlera ranging from fever to
apoplexy If we Ik- frail, to dlHcaso rang
lag from consumption to paralyxl. Print
ers rarely roach llfty years. Watchmakers,
la marking the time for others, shorten
their own. Chemists breathe death In their
laboratories, and miners absorb paralysis.
Painters fall under their own brush. Kotin
drymeu take death In with the filing!!.
Shoemakers hiiih1 away their own Uvea on
the last Ownlrlven merchants measure
off their own lives with the yardstick
Mlllersgiind thelrown lives with the grist
Masons dig their graves with the trowel
And In all our occupations and professions
there are the elements of peril
Hapld climatic changes threaten our
Uvea. My reason of the violent (Its of the
thermometer, within twodayswe live both
iu the antic and the tropic. The warm
south wind lluds us with our furs on. The
wintry blast cuts through our thin ap
parol. The hoof, the wheel, the llivarm,
the iiKHimslu. wait their chance to put ukiii
us their quietus I announce It as an I in
possibility that three hundred and sixty
Ire days should pass and leave us all us
we now are. In what direction to shoot
the arrow I know not, and so I shoot It at
a vesture. "This year thou nhalt die."
worps or advick.
In view of this, I advise that you have
your temporal matter adjusted. Do not
leave your worldly affairs at the mercy of
administrators. Have your receipts prop
rly pasted, and your letters filed, and
your books balanced. If you have "trust
fuads," aee that they are rightly deposited
aad accounted for. It no widow or or
scratch on your tombstone. "This
wronged mo of mr Inheritance."
Maay a man has died, leaving a compe
teaoft whose property has, through his own
carelesanuws, afterward beea divided be
twi the administrator, the surrogate,
,eaw lawyers and the sheriffs. I charge you,
tutors assay days have goae, aa far as pos
aHrte, taw all your worldly Blatters made
straight, for This year thou shalt die."
I advNe, also, that you ho busy In Chris-
linn work, How many Hahlmths In the
ycarr Fifty-two. If the text Im trim of,'
you It (loos not say at what lime you may
go, ami therefore il is unsafe lo rount on '
nil of Hie llfty I wo Sundays. As you are
as likely togolu Ihe llrst lialfof the year
as In the last half, I think we had U'tter
divide the llfty-two Into halves and calcu
late only twenty-six Hnhhath. Conic,
Christian men, Christ Inn women, what can
you do In twenty-six Sabbaths? Divide the
llii-t.it Initii1i-f.fi mill 11I vl v.fli 1, iliit-M Itilfi f ivn
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parts, what can you do In one hundred ami
eighty-two daysf What, by the way of sav
Imr vour famllv. Ihe church and the world?
You will not, through all Ihe ages of cter-'
nlty In heaven, get over the dishonor ami
the outrage of going Into glory, and having
helped none up lo Ihe same phue II will
U- found that many a Halibalh school
teacher Iims taken Into heaven her whole
class, thai Daniel linker, tiu evangelist,
took thousands Into heaven) that Dod
dridge hits taken In hundreds of thousands;
that Paul took In a hundred millions. How
many will you take lur If you gel into
heaven and Mini none there that you sent
and that there are none to come through
your Instrumentality, I la-g of you to crawl
under some seat In the back corner ami
never come out lest the redeemed get their
yc on you ami some one cry out, "That Is
the man who never lifted hand or voica for
the redemption or his fellow. Ixik at
him, all hcaveul" lletdir Is-busy, lletter
1. Hotter any what
Jkly. Hotter cry tho
jour knees. Hotter
put Ihe plow in deep.
you have tu say ipilc
alarm, lletter fall on
lay hold with both hands. What you now
leave undone for Christ will forever bo
undone. "This year I htm shalt diet"
In view of the probabilities mentioned, 1
advise all the men ami women not ready
for eternity to get ready If the text be
true, you have 110 time to talk about non
essential, asking why (lod let sin como
Into the world, or whether tho hook of
Jonah Is Inspired, or whoMolchlscdcuwas;
or what alioiit the eternal decrees. If you
are as near eternity as some of you seem to
be, there In no time for anything but the j
(iiestlnu, "What must I do to bo saved f
1 lie drowning man, when a plank I thrown '
him, stops not to ask what sawmill made
it, or wheUior It Is oak or cedar, or who!
f ll (Salts If 'I'lwt llliKHiilil I 1 a I. bu.... I. I
threw It. The moment It is thrown, he
clutches It. If- thl year you are to tile,
there I no time for anything but Immeill
aUdy laying hold on Hod, It Is high tlino
to get out of your sins. You say, "I have '
committed no great transgressions." Hut
are, you not aware that your life has Urn
slufulf The snow cornea down on tho Alps
flake by Make, and It I so light that you
may hold It on the tip of your linger with,
out fooling any weight; but the Makes
gamer, uiey coin pact, until some day a
traveler's foot starts the slide, and It uik.'s '
down In an avalanche, flushing to death
the villagers. So the sins of your youth, I
anil the sins of your manhood, ami the sins
of your womanhood may have seemed onlv
slight Inaccuracies or trilling divergences
from the right so slight that they are
hardly worth mentioning, but thoy have
la-en piling up and piling up, packing to I
gether and packing together, until they
make a mountain of sin, and one morestep
of your foot In the wrong direction may ,
slide down upon you an avalanche of rttiu
A man crossing a desolate ami lonely
plateau, a hungry wolf took after hint, lie
brought his gun to his shoulder and took
aim, ami the wolf howled with ixiln, and
the cry woke up a pack of wolves, nud thoy
came ravening out of the forest from all
sides and horribly devoured hi in. Thou 1
... .1 U ..I.. ... . I
art the man. Some one sin of your life
summoning on all tho rest, thoy surround
thy soul and make the night of thy sin ter
rible with the assault of their bloody mux
ties. Oh, the unpardoned, clamoring, ruv
cnlng, all devouring sin of thy lifetime!
A maniac was found pacing along the
road with it torch In one hand and a pail of
water In the other, and some one asked
him what he meant to do with them. He
answered, "With this torch I mean to burn
down heaven, and with this water I mean
to put out the fire of hell." He was a
maniac, lie could do thuono thing just as
well as ho could do the other. No time to
lose if you want to escape your sins for
"This year thou shalt die,"
lt mo announce that Christ, tho Lord,
stands ready to save any man who wants
to be saved. He waited for you all last
year, antl all tho year Isifore, nud all your
life, lie hits waited for you with blood on
his brow and tear In his eye, and two out
stretched, mangled hand of love.
You come homo some night and iiml the
mark of muddy feet on your front steps.
You hasten in anil find an excited group
around your child. Ho fell Into a pond,
and had It not leen for it brave lad, who
plunged iu ami brought him out and car
rled him homo to he resuscitated, you
would have been childless. You feel that
you cannot tin enough for the rescuer
You throw your arms around him. You
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uuui 111111 iiiiji i.Ajiiinju--utiui!, 1 uu miy tu:
him: "Anything that you want shall be
your. 1 will never ceaso to be grateful.''
Hut my Lord Jesus sees your soul sinking
and attempts to bring It ashore, and you
not only refuse him thanks, but stand on
tho beach ami say: "Drop that sou It If I
want It saved, I will save It myself."
I wish you might know what n Job Jesus
undertook when he carried your case to
Calvary They crowded him to the wnll.
They struck him, Thoy spat on him. They
kicked him. They cuffed him. They scoffed
at him, Thoy scourged him. Thoy mur
dered him Hloodl bloodl As he stoops
down to lift you up thu crimson drops upon
you from his brow, from his side, from his
hands. Do you not feel tho warm current
on your face? Oh, for thee the hunger, tho
thirst, the thorn sting, tho suffocation, the
darkness, the groan, the sweat, tho
struggle, the death!
A great plague came In Marseilles. Tho
doctors behl a consultation and decided
that a corpse must be dissected or thoy
would never know how to stop the plague,
A Dr. Gtiyon said, "Tomorrow morning I
will proms! to n dissection." He matin his
will; prepared for tlo.it h, went into the hos
pital, dissected a IsUy; wrote out the ro
sultsof the tlisscctlou and died In twelve
hours Beautiful self sacrifice, you say,
Our lord Jesus looked out from heaven
antl saw a plague stricken race. Sin must
be dissected. Ho made Ids will, giving
everything to his people. Ho comes down
Into the recking hospital of earth. Ho lays
bis hand to the work. Under oiu plague
be dies the healthy for the sick, the pure
for the polluted, tho Innocent forthoguilty,
Behold the lovol Heboid tho sacrifice! He
boid the rcscuol
WILL VOU IIAVK JK8U8?
Decide on this first Sabbath of tho year
whether or not you will have Jesus. He
will not stautl forever bogging for your love.
With some here bis plea emls right speedily
"This year thou shalt tile."
This great salvation of the Gospel I now
offer to every man, woman ami child. You
cannot buy It. You cannot earn it. A
Scotch writer says that a poor woman one
sold winter's day looked through the, win
iow of a king's 1 onservatory .and saw a
bunch of gr.iptN hanging against the glass.
She said, 'Oh. If I only bail that hunch of
strapes for my sick child at hoinet" At her
tplniilng wheel she earned a few shilling
and went lo buy the grapes The king'
gardener Mirimt her mil very roughly, and
said lie bad tiugrais-siosell Hhe went off
ami sold a IiiiiukcI and got some more
shillings, and came back and tried to buy
Ihegiapes. Hut the gardener roughly ns
satiHcd her and told her lo he oh". The
kliig'sdatighler was walking In the garden
at (lie lime, and she heard tin.- excitement,
ami seeing the oor woman, said lo her,
My father Is not a merchant lo soil, hut
he Is a king ami gives" Then she rea'clnd
up ami plucked the grapes ami dropped 1
Ibcm In the iiiMiruotmiirsiiproii. SoHnlst
Is a king, and all the ftults of his pardon
he freely gives They may not be bought. 1
Without iikiuvv iiml wltlimii m-li.., int..
Is a king, and all tin
cluster from the vineyard of
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I am coming to the close of my sermon,
I sought for a text appropriate for tho oc
casion. I thought of taking one In .lob.
"My days lly as it weaver's shuttle;" of a
text In Psalms, "So teach us la number ,
otirdavs Hint we mav aiiulv our Ih-hhs
unto wisdom;'' of the prayer of the vino
dresser, "Lord, let It atone this year a so;"
but presse.1 umiii my attention llrst of all.
and last of all, ami alaive all, were the m "ur I" l8 " ' " ot reject It bo
words, "This year I boil shalt die." cause it i hers, thinness without dls-
Pcrhaps It may mean me. Though In u""8'"" will bring any mother-in-law to
perfect health now, It docs not take Hod M proper condition of subjection. Whv
one week to bringdown the strongest phys-i thoro should bo a natural antagonism
leal constitution. I do not want to tlio
this year. We have plans ami projects on
foot that I want to see ctmipletc.l; but Hod
knows boat, and he has it thousand better
men than I to do the work yet undone. I
havu a hope that, notwithstanding all my
sins ami wanderings, I shall, through the
liillnlte mercy of my Saviour, como out at
the right place. I have nothing to brag of
ii 1 1 1 ,wl,,r""m" "perieiice; hut two
hi !..- i.-iibinii iiij 11111T iioiiiess
iiesslH'foivdisI itudt lie all nlsximllng grace
01 me iioni .icsiis. 11 uioiexi means some or
you, my hearers, I do not want you to bo
caught unprepared. I would like to have
you, either through money you have laid
up or n "life Insurance," Ih ubln to leave
the world feeling that your family 1
not become paupers. Hut if you have 1
your beat nud you leave not one dollar's
worth of estate, you may confidently trust '
the linl who hath promised tocamforthe
sf lilftaa ! tl... f,ill,,.i.l..... I ... ....I.I IM.
widow ami the ratlieriess. 1 would like to
have your soul fitted out for eternity, so
that If any morning or noon or evening or '
night or these three hundred and sl.ty-llo
days, death should look In ami ask, "Aie
you ready f" you might, with an outburst
of Clirlstlan triumph, answer. "Ac. ajo!
all ready "
I know not what our last words may he
Ixird Chesterllohl prided himself on his pit
liteueas, and said In his last moment, "C.w
Dayrollos a chair." Dr. Adam, a dylut
schoolmaster, satdi "It grows tlaik. The
lys may dismiss," hortl Tetitenlen, sup
pom mmsoir on the is-nch or a court
room, said iu his hist moment, "tientlenun
of the jury, you will now consider your
verdict." A dying play actor said: "Drop
the curtain. The farce Is played out." I
would rather have for my dying words
those of one greater than Chestorllold 01
Dr. Adam or Iord Teutorflcld: "I am now
ready to bo offered, and tho tlino of my do
pnrluro Is at band. I have fought it good
light, I have finished my course, I have
kept the faith; henceforth there is laid up
for mo 11 crown of righteousness, which tlio
Iiortl. tho righteous Judge, shall give me."
The sooner the last hour comes the bet
ter If we are llttedfor entrance In the
celestial world. There Is no chwk In
heaven, because It Is an everlasting day;
!... I .. .1 !."
yet they keep ,1111 account of the passing
years, la-cause thoy are all the tlme.hear
Ing from our world. The angels Hying
through heaven rc(ort how many times
the earth hits turned 011 its axis, nud In
that way the angels can keep a diary; ami
they say it Is almost time now for father
to come up, or for mother to como up
Some day thoy see a cohort leaving heaven,
and they say, "Whither bound r" and the
answer Is, "To bring up 11 soul from earth;"
and the question Is asked, "What soulf"
And a family circle In heaven Iiml that it
I ouo of their own numlier that Is to bo
brought up. and they como out to watch,
as on the beach we now watch for a ship
that I to bring our friends homo. After it
while tho cohort will hcuvo In sight, Hying
nearer and nearer, until with a great clang
tho gates hoist, and with an emhr.r- , wild
with tho ecstacy of heaven, old friends
meet again. Away with your stiff, formal
heavenl I want none of It, Give mo a
place of Infinite and eternal sociality. My
i, .tithe I hills wlU, Kladnes.; m..l bro k
forth in a laugh of triumph. Aha! al.al
We weep now, but then we shall laugh.
"Abraham's liosom" means that heaven
has open arms to take 11 in. Now wo fold
our arm over our heart, ami tell the world
to stand back, a. though our liosom was a
i .n. K..,, ..u mi ucituiiu "'";
Heaven stands not with folded arms, but
with heart open. ltls"Abniha.n'sloom.
nil unu v uiiuii. it i i'ifiiiiui n minum.
I see a mother and her child meeting ut
the foot of the throne after some years' ab
sen co. The child died
twenty years ago
but it Is a chlhl yot.
CIIILIUtKN TO ALL hTI'.IINITY.
1 think the little ones who die will re
main children through all eternity It
would lw 110 heaven without tho little dar
lings. I do not want those that are Iu heaven
to grow up. We need their Infant voices
in tho great song. And when wo walk out
In the Ileitis of light, we want them to run
nhc.td ami clap their hands and pick out
the brightestof the Hold Mowers. Yes, here
Is a chlhl ami Its mother meeting. Tho
child long In glory, tlio mother just arrived
"How changed you are, my darllugl" says
i tho mother "Yes," says the child, "this
1 is such a happy place, and Jesus has taken
suchcareof mo. ami heaven Is so kind, I got
.right over tho fever with which I died,
Tho skloa aro so fair, mother! Tho flowers
are so sweet, motherl The temple is so
beautiful, motherl Como, take mo up Iu
your arms as you used to." Oh, I do not
know how wo shall stand the first day iu
heaven. Do you not think we will break
down In the song from over delight? I once
gave nut In church the hymn;
Tlit-ru U a html of puro delight.
Where bill in Immortal rclirn,
and an agist man standing In front of th?
pulpit sang heartily the llrst verso and
then ho sat down weeping. I said to him
afterward) "Father Linton, what made
you cry over that hymnf" Ho said, "I
could not stand It the Joys that aro com
ing." When heaven rises for tho doxology
I cunuot see how we can rise with it if all
these waves of everlasting delight come
upou the soul-billow of joy after billow 1 , ' . iollipiv ml(i f,lstflwi
of joy, Methlnks Jesus would bo enough i c8niere rather loosely ami rastonetl
for the first day In heaven, yet here ho ajv I "own on tho under side over tho cash
preaches with all heaven at his back. , mere, and then the whole is catstitched
Hull must close till sermon, inis is
the last January to some who are present.
You have entered the year, but you will
not close It. Within these twelve months
your eyes will shut for the last sleep.
Other hands will plant tho Christmas tree
und give the New Year's congratulation.
As a proclamation of Joy to some and as a
warulnu to others, I leave In your eara
these live words of one syllable each,
fear thou shall uiei"
H 0 WE
II to tie KrlrmU with Vimr Motlir-lt-In
If n man bo very well supplied with
mmiso iiml bin inotlier-ln-law bo it'icasoii
able woman thoy will tutiiillv get itluinr
w,t,,m,t '" miction. Hut BometiiiiM
cvt'" w-iiMlilu persons Ix-arlng this icla-
tiousliip tcMitio another will clash. When
you Hud that theto U likely to bo it dNa
grootuoiU, ami If you wish to avoid It
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iiuii l iiiiiiii" 1111. iiiiiiiKft nr i.tiiiiriinf titu
a mail nud woman disagree nover inend
ed luatturs yot. Tho best wny la to si
" I 'jww.. ...n, ..iiii
luiitly stTin to ncitilcHco. You can have
your own way just na nmcli without 11
proclamation an with 0110. Wh
inntln.r.l.i. !,,., ..,,.!,.. ., ..1.... 1
family which does not plenw yon don't
n,iol,i 1, 1.... ,int ...it, ', ,: .
"J ?' Ut! u,l.,,ol l V".k ,lbolU ll !.f "lw
between mothers and Bons-in-law it is
imnosslblo toaav but thorn U no it.ml.t
J" g "tSo" ni.l co nslStt lo, , on il.i
' J,, ,. . consideration on the
'r ",,,,' "'" ' mwnys iu-
,lnco t1"8 '"ctlon to a minimum, but
tHeru m' 8omo women with wliom to got
along smoothly requires that a man
should. have, to quote M. Ilonoro do
Ualzac, "tho wit of a young page and
tho wisdom of nn old devil."
Mow to t'leiniau Stool from Hunt.
Mix n half ounce of emery powder
with an otiiico of soap and rub well. Of
course tho stool should bo thoroughly
cleansed nud diiod at tlio closo.
How tu 1'iit'k hii Iciihotinn.
In the old days when icehouses were
but deop holes in the ground covered
with sheds, it was the unlversnl custom
to dump thelco into these places nud suf
fer it to pack itself. TliU custom still
pi ii vails with some peopl-), but it is 11
iiuisl uneconomical method. Tho leu
should be cut iuto regular cakes of a
size coilveuient to handle and then care
fully placed into tho house, layer on
layer, just us a brick wall is built, atten
tion being given to breaking joints, us iu
any kind of mason work. Where tho
cakes join one another, sawdust should
bo placed. This serves to stop up air
holes, and it also makes it easy to take
out the ice iu tho original cakes instead
of having to bring nn ax into requisition
and hack the ice all up, thus causing
much waste. A person who luts been in
the habit of putting in icoin tho careless,
old fashioned way will find that by
adopting this method he can save- at
least fiO jwr cent, iu material, besides
making it much less difTJcult to get ice
when it is required.
How tu OUgtiUa ttut Titste of Medicine.
Have a tumbler of water handy. Take
the medicine and rotain it in the mouth,
which should be kept closed. Then drink
tho water rapidly and tho tnsto of tho
medicitio is washed away. Even tho bit
terness of quinine- and aloes may bo pre
vented in this way. If tho nostrils aro
firmly compressed by tho thumb and fore
finger of tho left hand while taking a nau
seous draft and so retained till the mouth
has been washed out with water, thodioa
grccablo tasto of the luediciuo will bo
How tit Take Fruit Sptits Out nf Cnttnu
Apply cold soap, then touch tho spot
with n hair pencil or feather dipped in
chlorate of soda, then dip immediately
in cold water.
Tu Tench Tricks tu lloga,
Tho only difficulty in tho way of teach-
Imr ntiltmila in ttnrfi.rm tt-1n1?a la Inmnbn
I ,iem tand what you wish them to
, do art J teach U,c n tf,,or, .is rownra
for obeying you. As food is tho easiest
' of all rewards to glvo to an animal, it
follows that tho lessons should always be
given when the, scholar is hungry. To
teach a dog to jump through a hoop or
over a stick you begin by restingono side
of tho , t, m, , ,
. onriin . . . vrai,bllBil ' ,, fti '
. . -i i . , , . .
ruPr fowl In join liand and lunkiiig
. " uuk u.iKi. .uu .iuuii 10 Btu u,
At first ho will try to walk around, for
! nil animals shrink from passing through
! anything. Feed him this way half a
dozeu times and then rat so tho hoop
slightly. At first ho will step over
it, but as it gradually rises ho will jump
through. Give him a good lot of food
then. Follow this up until tho dog has
learned two things; first, that ho has to
jump through tho hoops for his break
fast, and second, that when ho jumps
I ho is potted as well as fed. Then take a
stick and teach him to jump over that.
When hu has learned his lesson, tuko nd-
I nU'Roor ft aogs loo or a romp and
l)my w,t" ,l,m Wng him jump over
sticks or through hoops.
How Moukny Sleep.
Tho sleeping monkey Ilea on his buck
with his arms thiowu carelessly about.
The tail is wound around the body, btttn
double curl of it, which serves as a soft
pillow, lies under tho head. If two or
more sleep at tho same time thoy huddlo
close together, resting their heads upon
How tu Arrange Crape Trlmmliiic Prop
erly. Crape should be cut on the cross of
tho goods, not on the bias or lengthwise,
A band or foundation of black cashmere
is laid over a crinoline and tacked on tho
nnilu oiiln "rliii litnii Iu iniil siima 4 iki
sn to tuo garment, not ouo urussmiiKer
in ten knows exactly bow to do it, but
tho urt consists in cutting it in one way;
on the straight cross of the 'foods.
Hew tu Uel with Goiilpt
Change the subject gradually to some
thing that deals with priuciplea rather
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