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CAPITAL CITY COURIER, SATURDAY, JULY 9, 1897
DR. TALMAOC ON THE FAMOUS QUES-
TION OF PILATE.
la Not I:iiiiiihIi Iii N) liimllilc uilli If la
Miinvrlnc f l'i ItiMtrciirn III Cbnrnti.
Irr or Miiritlll)- Hr Musi Ho Taken
lulu llin Henri.
lisnos', .Inly it. Dr. Tnlningerniitlniirit
to receive from nil tinssct of tho English
people the vtnmiest of wclcninet Mini the
heartiest griellngt, The vi-ork of iirrnng
log his (our hat lnt'H exceedingly dllllcnlt.
Ho nutuemut were 1 ho Invllfit tout it walling
bill) tllllt tOIUTept SOIIU' Mllll decline Othelt
equally prettlng ccnuil Invhlluns, Whcr
ever In1 has gone tin- largest tiiurrhct In
the titlet Iihto been crowded to c.xrest mill
coulil have been lllled ninny timet over.
Among the scrinont he Imt preached the
one miected for publication thltwcck It
from tin t4xt, Matthew xxvll, SM, "Wlmt
hnll 1 1I0 with .letnt'"
Pilate wilt nn unprincipled polltlrlnn,
He liml syinpnlhlct, convlcllout of right
mid detlrct to In' honest; lint nil these
were ubnierg"d hynwlsh to ln popnlnr
Ami to plvase tin- people. Two distin
guished prisoners were In the grasp of
government, Mini tlu proposition wnt
made to free ono of tliem. 'I'lieni Htimilt
nnrnhhut, the ninnlerer; there stniidr
Chrltt, theSnvluur of tliouorhl. At the
demand of the peoplii tint renegade It net
free, lint .leniit It hehl. At the liiuil vlt
aged miiiI cruel eyeil Hiirnlihnt goet among
hit Hympntlilzer, leeching their eonise
eongrntulatlout, Pilule tin nt to hi other
distinguished prisoner mild, meek, Inof
fVntlve, loving, self sucrlllclng and he It
confonnileil nt to wlmt course ho liml bet
Icr tnke, mi he Impnnelt the moli nt n jury
lodeiidr, staying to them, "Wlmt hIiiiII I
do, then, with . letnt V
Oh, It It no dried or withered ipicstlnti,
but one t Imt throbs with warm Mini iptluk
pulse In the heart of every man mid wom
an he iv. We nili.st do something with
Jctut. Ho It here. You Mild I arc tint tu
certainly herons holt, for ho lllltntl thl
place the IovIiik, living, dying Christ
anil each one of nt will Imvn to ntk mid
answer for himself the iiuettlon, "Wlmt
hnll I do, thru, with .letnt?" Well, my
trk'iidt, then are threo or four thlnga you
ten do with him.
TIIK CONTi:.MITtlflU8 WAY.
Vnu can, In the llrst plnre, let him stand
without n word of recognition: Imt I do
not think your souse of common courtesy
will allow thnt, lie comet walking on
luch n long Journey, you will certainly
glvu him 11 chair on which ho may hit. Ho
Uaowcnry, you would nut let him Maud
without tome rcogiiltlou. If a beggar
come to your door, you reeognl.e him nnil
ay, "Wha,tdoyou wnnt" If you meet n
tranger faint In tho street, you say,
"Wlmt It the mutter with yon" and your
common humanity, ami your common
sympathy, and your common sense of pro
priety will not allow ion to let him stand
without recognition tho wounded ono of
the hill. Von will ntk, What tniiket him
weepr where wnt ho hurt who wounded
blmr whence came hef whither goet he
I know there Imvo lieen men who have
with outrugcotu IndllTcrenco hnted Christ,
but I know very well thnt thnt Is not what
jrou will do with Jesus,
Another thing you can do with him
you win thrust him Imck from your
heart and tell hlin to Maud nthlo. If an
Inoffensive person come and persists in
tamllng close up to you, and you luivo In
rarlout wayt given him to, understand that
ou do not want hit presence or lilt society,
then you ask the, reason of hW Impertinence
and hid him away. Well, thnt it what wu
cau do with Jesus.
Hu lint stood close hy tin a ureal while
Ud, twenty, thirty, forty yenrt. He linn
tood ulote by you threu timet a day.
breaking bread for your household, uli
night watching by your pillow. Ho haw
been in tho nursery iiinong your children;
ho has la-en In tho More among your goods;
ha lint been in tho factory amid the Hying
wheols, and now If you doiiotllko hltsoeie
ty you can bid him away; aye, If ho will not
go you can take him hy tho throat and tell
aim you do not want his interference; that
yon do not want hit breath on your cheek;
that you do not want hit eye on your
behavior. You can bid htm away, or if he
will not go In that way, theu you can stamp
your foot, ax you would at a dot', nud cry.
Yet I know you will not treat Jetus thnt
way. Wheu White could not do that, you
could not. Desperadoes and outlaw
might do so, but I know that that is not
the way you will treat him, that that It
not what you will do with Jesus. There
ta another thing you can do with him you
can look on him merely us au optician to
euro blind eyes, or an utiriat to tune deaf
am, n friend, a good friend, a helpful
companion, n cheerful passenger on ship
board; but that will amount to nothing.
You can look Uhiii him as a God and Iw
abashed while he rouses the storm, or
blasts a fig tree, or heaves a rock down the
mountainside. Thnt will not doyou any
good; no more save your soul than the
admiration you have for John Milton or
I can think of only one more thlm: you
can do with Jesus, ami that It to take hi in
Into your hearts. That It the best thing
you can do with him; thnt is tho only s.ife
thing you can do with him, mid may the
Lord omnipotent by his spirit help me to
pfnuiude you to do thnt. A minister of
Christ was speaking to some children nud
aid, "I will point you to Christ." A little
child rose in the audience and came iipmnl
put her hand In the hand of the pastor nud
aid: "Please, sir, take me to Jesus now.
I want to go now." Oh, thnt it might lie
now with such blnipllclty of experience
that you Mini I Join hands and seek after
Christ and get an expression of Ids bene
faction nud lilt mercy!
TIIK TltCSTIXO WAV,
You may take Christ into your confi
dence. If you cannot trust him, whom can
Jou trust I do not offer you n dry, theo
oglcal technicality. I simply ntk you to
come 'and nut both feet on the "Hock of
A'" Take hold of Christ's hands and
draw him to your soul with perfect ab.ii;.
donuieut and hurl yourself into t lie deep
en of hit mercy. He comes and says, "1
will save you." If you do not think he Is
a b)'tocrlte and a liar when he says that, J
believe lilm anil say: "Iord Jetus, I In
Heve; here It my heart. Wash it. Save
H. Do it now. Aye, it is done; for I obey
tby promise and come. I can do no more.
That It all thou hast asked. I come,
Christ it mine. Pardon it mine. Heaven
Why, my friends, you put more trust
in everybody than you do In Christ, nud in
everything; more trust in the bridge cross
ing the stream, In the ladder up to the
loft; more trust iti tho stove thnt confines
the fire; more trust In the cook that pre
pare your food; more trust In the clerk
that write your books, In tho druggist
that makes) the medicine, In the bargain
maker with whom you trade; more trust
In nil tlicte things than In Christ, altlioug'i
he stands (hit noipent offering without
limit, mid without' -mistake, nud without
c.rcpi Ion, -Universal fiardon to nil whe
wnirf. It.. Now, h not tlmt-chonp enough
nil things fur nothing'
This It tin whole of the Ootpcl nt I un
derstand It thai If yon believe that riirlut
died to save joil .ion are saved. When
Now. No more doubt about It than that
you sit there. No more doubt about It
than thnt you have a right hand. No more
doubt about If than that there it u (lot.
If J oil hud committed live hundred thou
sand transgressions Christ would forgive
j on Just nt freely at If you had never com
mitted but one; though )ou liml goiui
through the whole catalogue of crimes
arson nud blasphemy nud murder Christ
would pardon you Just at freely, you coin-
lug to lit in, nt though you had committed
only the slightest sin nil he tongue. Why,'
when Christ comet to pardon a soul ho1
stops for nothing, Height It nothing. '
Depth Is nothing. Kiiormlty it nothing.'
Protract ed nest it nothing.
O'er sins like mountain for their sle,
The sens of soterelun grace expand,
Tliu seat of (iiiereluu uracu arise,
Lord Jesus, 1 give up all other props,
give up nil other expectations, llulncd
nud undone, I lay hold thee. I plead thy
promises. I llytothy arms. "Lord save
me; I perMi." When the Christian com
mission went Into the army dining the
war there were a gleat multitude of hun
gry men nud only u few loaves of bread,
mid tho delegate of the commission wnt
cutting tho brend Mini giving It out to
wounded nud dying men. Soiiui ono ciune
up and said, "Cut those slices thinner or
there will not be enough to go around."
And then the delegate cut the slices very
thin and handed the 'bread around until '
they alt had some, but not much. Hut, I
messed lie tuxl, there Is mi need of economy
In this Gospel, Dread for nil; brend enough
nud to spare, Why perish with hunger
TIIK I.OVISH WAV.
Again, I advise you, at ono of the best
things you run do with Christ, to tuko him
Into your love. Now there uro two things
which make ut love any one Inherent at
tract Iveiiett and then what hodoetlutlio
way of kindliest toward us. Now Christ It
In both these positions, Inlieieut attract
Ivenest falter than the children of men,
tho luster of the morning In hit eye, tin
glow of thesettltigsuu In lilt cheek, myrrh
and frankincense In the breath of his lip.
In a heaven of holy beings, the best. In u
heaven of mighty otie.t, tho strongest. In
a heaven of great hearts, the tcudcrcst nud
tho most sympathetic Why, sculpture
lint never yet been ublo to chisel hit form,
nor painting to present the (lush of hit
cheek, nor iiititlo to strike hit chnrms; nud
the greatest surprise of eternity will be
the llrst moment when wo rush Into his
presence mid with uplifted hands and
streaming eyes nud heart bounding with
rapture, we cry out, "This it Je.tus!"
All over ulorlous It my Lord,
He miiot lie loved nud yet adored;
Hit worth, If all the nations knew,
Mure, I lie ulmloenrtli would loelilm too.
Hat he not done enough to win our affec
tions Peter the Great, laying nsldo royal
authority, went Oowu among the ship car
penters to help tiieiiit Imt Huttla got the
chief advantage of that condescension.
John Howard turned his back upon the
rcflucmcutM and went around prisons to
spy out their sorrows nud relievo their
wrongs, but Kugllsh criminals got tho
chief advantage of that ministry, Hut
when Christ comet, It It for you and inc.
The sacrlllce for you and mo. Tho tears
for you nud me. The criiclllxlon for you
if I were hopelessly In debt, and some
one came and paid my debts and gave me
a receipt In full, and called off the pack of
hounding creditors, if I wcie on a founder
ing ship, and you came In a lifeboat and
took mo off, could I over forget your kind
ness? Would I ever allow mi opportunity
to pnst without rendering you a servicu or
attesting my gratitude and lover Oh, how
ought wo to feel toward Christ, who
plunged Into the depth of our sin nud
plucked tit out!
Ought It not to set tho very best emotions
of our heart into the warmest aye, a red
hot glow? Tho story Is so old thnt people
almost get asK-ep wlille they are hearing
It. And yet there he hangs Jesus the
man, Jesus the God. Was there anything
before or since, anything to be compared
to this spectacle of generosity and
woof Did heartstrlngt ever simp with a
worse torturef Were tears overcharged
with a heavier grief t Did blood ever gush,
In each globule the price of a soul? Tho
wave of earthly malice dashed Its bloody
foam against one foot, the wave of Infernal
malice dashed against his other foot, while
the storm of God's wrath against sin beat
, on his thorn pierced brow, ami all tho ho.it s
oi uarKtiest witn gleaming lancet ram
paged through hit holy soul.
TIIK ISVINtTK 8AU1IFICK.
Oh, see the dethronement of heaven's
king! tho conqueror fallen from the white
horse! the massacre of a God! Weep, ye
who have tears, over the loneliness of his
exile and the horrors of his darkness.
Christ sacrificed on the funeral pyre of a
world's transgression: the good for the
bad, tho great for the mean; tlioinlluito
for tho Unite, the God for the man. Oh. if
I there 1m In all this audience one person
I untouched by this story of the Saviour's
ioyo, snow- mo wucre no it, unit i may
mark the monster of Ingratitude and of
crime. If you could see Christ at he Is
you would rise from your seat and tllng
yourselves down at Ids feet, crying, "My
Lord, my light, my love, my Joy, my pence,
my strength, my expectation, my heaven,
my all! Jesus! Jesus!"
Oh, can you not love hluif Do you want
more of hU tears Why, ho hut shed them
nil for you. Ho has no more. Do you want
more of his bloodf Ills arteries were
emptied dry, and tho Iron hand of agony
could press out nothing more. Would you
put him to worse excruciation? Then ill ive
another mill Into his hand, and plunge all
ot her. spear Into his side, and twist another
Hum u into ills crown, and lash him with
another Hume of Infernal torture. "No,"
says some one; "stop! stop', lie shall not
be smitten again. Kiiough the tears.
L'uough the blood. Kuough the torture.
Enough the agouy." "Knougli," cries
earth, "Knough," cries heaven. Aye,
"Enough," trie hell. At last enough.
Oh, look nt him, thy butchered lml,
uiitlnouded and ghastly nt they tlung him
from tho tree, his wounds gaping for a
bandage. Are there no hands to close
these eyes? Then let the sun go out nud
there be midnight. Howl, yo winds, and
howl, yo seas, for your Lord It dead! Oh,
what more could he have done for you and
for me than lie hut done? Could he pay a
bigger price? Could ho drink a more bit
ter cup? Could he plunge into a worse ca
tastrophe And cau you not love him?
Groan again, O blessed Jesus, that they
may feci thy sacrlllce! Groan again. Put
the four fingers and the thumb of thy
wounded hand upon them that the gash
In the palm may strike their soul ami thy
warm life may bleed Into them. ( au
again, O Jesus, and see If they will i.tit
Oh, what will you do with such u Clultt
4 that? You have got to do something
with him this 'nun nlng What will jou
do with Jesus? Will J ou slay Mm again
by your sin? Will you spit upon him
again? Will you crucify him ngaluf
What will you do With him who hat loved
you with more than a brother's love, innrt!
than a father's love, jea, more than a
mother's love, thloiigh nil these years?
Oh, Is It not enough to make the hard
heart of the rock break? Jcstul Jesus!
What shall wedo with thee?
I have to say that the ipiestlou will after
awhile change, and it will not be what
shall wo do with Christ, but what will
Christ do with us? Itlng all the bells of
eternity ut the burning of a world. In
that dny what doyou think Christ will do
with us? Why, Christ will sayi "There Is
that man whom I called. There Is that
woman whose soul I Importuned. Hut
they would not any of my ways. I gave
them Innumerable opportunities of salva
tion. They rejected them all, Depart, I
never knew jou." Blessed Ixi (JinI, that
day hat not come. Halt, yo destinies of
eternity, and give lit one more chance.
One more chance, nud this It I'.
Home traveleis In the wilderness of Ann
tralla a few j eat sago found the skeleton
of a man and some of Ids garments, and n
rusty kettle ou which the man had writ
ten or scratched with his linger nail these
wortlt: "O God, I am dying of thirst. My
brain It ou lire. My tongue Is hot. Gin)
help me In the wilderness," Oh, how sug
gestive of the condition of those who die in
the wilderness of sin through thirst. Wo
take hold of them today. Wo try to bring
the cool water of the rock to their lips.
Wo say, "Ho, ever) e that thirtieth!"
God, thy Father, awaits thee. Ministering
spliits who watch the ways of the -ou;
bend now this moment over this immortal
auditory to see what wo will do with
An Inteii-stliiK I'ri'iieli Vankee.
On Saturday, May Ul, Mr. Atciinilc-'
Hutchinson, manager nud proprietor of
the great caoutchouc works at Lauulee,
near Montargit, celebrated hit coming of
ugn by a family dinner, at which bit tin-1
mediate relatives were the only gitesta.
This young gentleman and astute and j
prosperous bushiest man Is one of the .
most curious developmentsof tho principle
of'lieredlty that bus ever come under my
observation. Ills father, the elder Al
cMinler Hutchinson, himself a unlive of
Connecticut and tho son of the original
foui.derof the great India rubber works j
at Langlee, married a r-renel, lady, the
d,VR.h :;r.:: "'"S" " ." ff" -,...
Hit chlldeen, Including bis unmesaku
and youngest sou, all grew to maturity
and were educated In France. He died
somo threo years age, and the younger
Alcamler Hutchinson succeeded him at
proprietor and manager of that portion of
the estate that Included the property at
Langlee. He wnt chosen according to
tho cherished darling of an accomplished
French mother (a lady of remarkable Intel
ligence and force of character), has devel
oped by sheer power of heredity into a stur
dy and practical American. He wat waited
UHin not long ago by a deputation of the
citizens of Montargit, who offered him tho
nomination of deputy as soon as he reached
tho ago of twenty-one if lie would embrace
the French nationality. Hut the young
man preferred to be nn American citizen
like hit father and grandfather. Paris
Cor. Philadelphia Telegraph.
"Ililliieiirti" 1111 Hie Silage.
I was talking ton pretty and discouraged
little girl the other day who it singing In
the chorus In ona of our ccmiu opera com
panies. "I can't gtt along," she said sadly. !
"though 1 try my best. Pin not sutisllcd
with the chorus. It only meant twelve
dollars a week in this city. I can shut. I
cau act, nml folks say I'm pretty. Hut Po
got no 'pull.' "
"Pull!" said I. "Why, that sounds like
"It's Just the same on tho 'stage," she re
plied, "You've got to have Influence or
be somebody's favorite. There are lots of
little parts that I know I could play, but,
bless you, I'll never get the chance. In our
company the lending lady, who plays the
principal part, Is the protege of the 'star'
and his wife. The next two parts are
played by the nieces of tho composer
that's natural enough, of course and the
next ono to that by a young lady whom
tho manager seems very fond of,
"Then ninny of tho chorus girls are pnt
lu the front row Ikciiiiso they have Influen
tial friends, while some of the prettiest are
pushed Into the background because they
haven't. And so It goes."
And there were t lie nilttsof discourage
ment ami despair In In r pretty blue eyes
us sho turned away. New York Recorder.
A Cruel Ntrolio.
All Instance of a laboriously produced
effect la-lng effaced by the simplest means
was that of a breach of promise case.
The barrister who held the brief for In
jured beauty wat famous for studying ef
feet when ho pleaded, and to that end ar
ranged thnt his fair client should be so
placed that her charms should bo well
under the observation of tho Jury, ile he-
gap a most pathetic appenl by directing
their attention to her beauty, and calling
.u. j..n.,v.u ,,,, im,liV,i,i..liiiiiim,uV-i,uiu
wound the heart nud betray tho confidence
of ono so fair, concluding wltlia peroration
of such pathos as to melt the court to tears.
The counsel for the defendant then rose,
nud after paying tho lady the compliment
of admitting that it was Impassible not to
assent to the encomiums lavished unou her
j face, ho added that nevertheless he felt
bound to ask the Jury not to forget that
she wore a wisslen leg. Then ho sat down,
Tho important fact, of which the fair
plaintiff's counsel was unaware, wat pres
ently established, and the Jury, feeling
rather sheepish at their tears, assessed
damages at tho smallest amount, Loudon
A Monkt-)' Itctfiiue.
The following anecdote clearly Illustrates
the reasoning powers of the monkey trllc;
One was kept tied ton stake In the sub
urbs of Havana, In uVlnce where he was
repeatedly robbed of his food by crowe.
One dny ho lay still on the ground, pre
tending to be dead. The crows were al
lowed to steal to their heart's content un
til the artful simian was sure they were
in reach. Instantly he grabbed one by the
leg, and, desolte Its loud calls for help,
literally plucked every feather from the
luckless bird ami then Hung it toward Its
screaming companions. St. Louis 1 te
lle. A Tel for Svuor dm In H Itouni.
As a capital test for sewer gas employ
iinglazed paper saturated with a solution
of one ounce of pure acetate of lead in hall
a pint of rain water. After partial dryinu
expose In the room. Sewer gas In au.
amount will darken or blacken the papt r
Now ioik Journal.
rench aw to follow the nutlonullty of his sh1 , u wo.uunof wderfullj philosophic
Ml,l.l'ni,11. '.' V'' t,,US ". f,11'7-1;" of ,tl,L te.npern.nent If she does not turn away
United bates he bat never visited America. fl,n r(mm ,, Kwt wm, lt fl.,.,IIK of ,,,,
Tliut this young Parisian, born and bred ' ,i .i,i. n... i 1...1.... ..'.".'
OBLIGATIONS RESTING ON THE GUST
Tlir Well-nine VUllnr Is (hie Wliu lines
Nut Apprir tit llUtnrti Hie Iti-Kiilar
Itiillllne of tin, I'miilly lllitlila of n
llimlt-ss Mlnliiltcs of Nome (liiest.
We do not disregard the Bible command.
"He ye not forgetful to entertain strati
gers," nml there are few who In obeying It
have not found ut 'some time the "angel
unawares;" and yet, despite the ninny
pleasures that come to lit through tho
friends who from time to time are so
Jonrnert under our rooftree, wo do feel
that there it another side, anil that she
who entertains hat her rights as well i;t
she who It eiitettalneil.
The friends who come Into our home
have a right to expect that we will do all
we can to make their stay with ut pleasant
nud (on i fort a I ile. No woman should In
vite another to visit her nml then fall to do
all shi can to make her guest's visit enjoy
able. To fall at any point where It Is pos
sible to do otherwise Is rudeness. It may
be that meant are limited nud the home
small; but the welco should be warm
nml the very most made of everything.
The Instincts of hospitality lead one to
do all this, We Invite our friend Into our
home because we believe It will bo mutual
ly plentanl to thus be together, and while
we tiyto please we hope also to receive
Hut and tlilt brlngt mo to my nubjcct
do we? There It a faculty for being enter
tallied, at well at foi-enteitalnlng, and the
! one It even mine rare than the other. Some
i person can enter a strange house, lit ut
j nine into the place made ready for them
and the household wheels move on with
out u Jar; while others, from tho veiy ino-
meui or ineir arrival, necessitate tlie tak
ing apart and readjusting of every piece of
the household machinery.
The housekeeper, In anticipation of her
visitor, bat a room in readiness, On tills
she has bestowed not a little care and
thought. Everything It in t lie neatest and
most perfect order, ami she waits in pleat
nut expectation. Her last glance hat as
sured her that everything It in readiness,
even to the useful "wash cloth." Few
women have not known the pleasant sen-
,, wllIl xvhlch a t,uest It shown to the
,,,, mmK. .mly f(ir ,10r Ilt ,,. ()f(ll1
!." Joy I, ru.n,lyln,l.l fn,... her
lips. In a few days, In tho room to which
she has given so much time and labor,
chaos reigns. Clothing, shoes, hats, gloves
lie scattered everywhere. Shoe polish mid
Ink bottles stand side by side with tier
cherished toilet ornaments.
Towels are used for dusters and lloor
cloths, crockery Is broken, cricked or lost,
time strip her beautiful room of everv
thing not absolutely necessary to the com
fort of her g.iest. Hut If It wat only In the
room assigned to the guest thnt discomfort
made Itself felt, one might not complain.
Every person and thing in the house feels
the presence of tills disorderly element.
Hrenkfust It delayed, dinner must wait,
and supper It served at unheard of hours.
If there uro servants the matter It still
worse, for then- are just so many more to
suffer. Their regular hours are all un
settled, ami they tlml themselves 'V.t sen."
Nothing disturbs a good servant like being
called upon to do unexpected errands or
Every one in the home of another should
seek to fit liii" hit place with just as llttlo
disturbance rf tho rules of the house as
t.'c should do his best to see that
everything coming under his immediate
care It kent as neat us when ho found It.
ami certainly should see to it that nothing
It broken, lost or needlessly soiled, lie
should be punctual at all meals and all
other engagements. If there are servants,
nil orders or retiuests to them should be
made through the lady of the house. A
lady oucu had a guest who, having received
an invitation for herself and husband out
to dinner, told her hostess's cook of their
Intended absence. This tho lady had pur
posely refrained from doing, but Instead
bad asked two Intimate friends to drop lu
to dinner. Imagine her consternation, on
to find the table set and dinner prepared
for but her own family of two. She had a
right to feel annoyed at any such Inter
ference on the part of a guest.
One would hardly expect friends to visit
her without an Invitation, special, If Infor
mal: and ou the other hand no one hut the
right to take her welcome for grunted. It
Isugissl plan to always give notice of nn
intended visit, even If It extend through
but u single meal. This, not that extra
proparvtlons may be ninde, but that
should it not be convenient both the visitor
ami the hostess may escape the embarrass
ment of nn 111 timed visit, than which few
things aiv more annoying. S. Q. S. Green
In Good Housekeeping.
Woiiii-ii'm FusliliMinhte Mcillf Inci.
"The greatest trade we have among
ladles," said a handsome young dr.iggist,
"Is not perfumes, as you might reasonably
Mlltmn, fir (iwnt.t le,. Imt iiuhvii nlf.d
I All- m.w m,rvu tonic tnat Is put on the
market in s a rem v rush of customers. I
know one of our patrons who Is a good,
strong woman, and whoso only nerve
trouble Is that she thinks she lias nerve
trouble, who has tried every nerve tonic
wo have in s'ock.
"Her system by this time should be per
fectly callous to any new compound, mid
yet it it nut half an hour since she left
here, taking with her a bottle of the pres
ent fashionable nerve soother. She has a
pillow of dried poppy Mowers, another of
hops, ami she bus tried all the chemical
foods. She Is only one of ninny. Knch
new tonic lias a short run, to be replaced
by another. If there is a permanent fash
ionable disease It It so called or real
nervous prostration." New Orleans Plea
y ii lie.
I'lrei In lleilronma.
Gas stoves should never be used in sleep
ing rooms; they given stuffy, close feeling
whlyJi is most unpleasant, wkllu au open
fireplace encourages ventilation, and thus
makes the air pure and fresh and Is most
agreeable. Chlldien's sleeping rooms are
better without II ret at night, unless the
weather Is cold or very damp. They should
be lighted early, not just before bedtime.
Hall's .Journal of Health.
Dentil lliitv Anions Halite".
"The large death rate among babies,"
said a leading physician, "results to a great
extent from the injudicious use of cow'j
milk. The child's stomach is too weak to
liei'.r anything hut mother's milk or lac
tatetl foiil. This lactated food is a puro
substitute for thetiuturul diet, and In many
cases in my practice has, I believe, saved
tho child's life."
...... ...... .11. iiiviihii , V--UIII11U1I HF iie.i
Wlmt VIimiIH, i:iinlili-s One In ln.
The fashionable woman of wealth buys
her gloves by t lie dreli. Wears t belli only
till the Mist lreshiie-s Ims gone, wdl not
have them cleaned, nud tiwcs them aside
at she duet her laded llnwcrs
Not long into, in 11 pietty morning room
up town, Is-longlug to the daughter of a
rich man even among New York's rich
men, theie sat, chatting lightly after tho
fashion of their kind, four young girls
one the owner of the rismi, the other tluec
friends. They had all been al the Mine
dance the night hefote, and the hostett
was taking down the guwushe had worn
from the clothes tree, where It hung, to
show nml comment ou a mishap which had
nearly ruined Its new I'm Man elegance,
As she did so the long gloves, exactly the I
simile 01 tlie itri-tt, fell to the Hour One
of the girls p Ned them up,
"Thank you," said their owner, untieing
her. "Their usefulness it over too. but,
fortunately, I bought six pairs of the same
shade to have plenty of fresh ones."
"Hut these look perfectly flesh yet,''
commented another of the girls.
"No, they'ie not," wat the antwer. "A
pair of gloves to a dance It my Invariable
rule. And I never wear cleaned gloves."
"Well, I do." "And I," "And I," came
from her companions. Whereupon the
pretty hostess turned quickly:
"Why, girls," she cried. "If that's the
case, go through my glove drawer and
stock yourselves up. There's many a pair
there will bear cleaning," and she drew
out a wide, shallow drawer in the bottom
of a wardrobe "Here," she said, "It where
I throw discarded gloves, and every once
In a while I bundle off a lot of them ton
little friend of mine In the country She
won't miss one drawei fill."
The girls laughed and seated themselves
on the lloor before the drawer. The glove
weie in balls, n pah-to a ball, and when
they were unrolled, smoothed mid laid out.
not a pair was found with a rent or any
marked soil. Seventy-nine pairs of gloves
by actual count was the yield of the
drawer, which gave each of tlie three
twepty-llve pairs apiece, with four pair
thrown Imck for "the little friend in the
country." Her Point of View In New
To lleleel Oleiiiniii purine.
Most housekeepers would trent with
scorn tlie idea that they would be tumble
to distinguish oleomargarine from butter,
but at n matter of fact it it now made tc
imitate the genuine article so closely that
no one but au expel t chemist or buttei
dealer could tell, by simple inspection, the
one from the other. It It a mistake to sup
pose tliat oleomargarine It dlsagieeahle
either in taste or odor. .Made at It Is from
purilled fatt and oils the llavor may be
somewhat tame, but this It usually cor
reeled by salting, and. too, the materials
me frequently churned with milk so that
the Imitation is almost peifect.
If there Is a small amount of butter
present in oleomargarine, say as much as
lft or 'JO per cent., the only method of deter
mining that the material Is not genuine
butter Is by chemical analysis, but if, at Is
almost invariably the case, there has been
no butter added to It, the housekeeper can
determine this for herself with at gn-at
certainty at the experienced chemist. It is
only necessary to place about u tablespoon
fill of the suspected material in a small
tin cup or pan and heat it on the stove.
Hutter will melt quickly, give off its char
aetoiistlcodor and foam up until it has
reached several times its original bulk
Oleomargarine will not foam at all, but
will net just like hot fat Into which water
has been spilled. It will spurt and crackle
and drops of the melted fat will be pro
Jetted from the tilth Precisely the same
effect may be gotten by mixing a little
water with lard and heating it If ut the
same time some genuine butter It heated
in another 1IM1 the contrast between the
two effects will be very evident. Pilladel
Dainty Characteristic rerriiine.
The dellcr.toodorof violet or sandal wood
that clings to women's frocks nowadays is
either an lit le and fascinating or else vulgar.
There Is no middle rewind. To be the
former It must boa's injvoiious In Itt com
ings and goings as the wind Itself no drop
of essence, no matter how delicate, must
produce it. Ksscnco Is for the eyebrow.
nnd ear tips alone. Sachets thrown any
where and everywhere In the bureau draw
ers must make every undergarment fra
grant, and wherever the dressmaker elects
to put a layer of wool wadding there must
a sprinkling of powder find a resting place.
The perfume once chosen should be the
same always, till it becomes a part of tlie
personality and is as much associated witli
one at her favorite color. Have something
distinct ami characteiistic, like sandal
wood or sweet lavender. This last is al
ways acceptable ami never grows heavy,
even In a warm room. Get the flower, If
possible, and make iii a lot of big cheets
cloth bags full nnd have them around
everywhere. Sweet cjover Is odd and re
fined. Have bags of It hungiug in your
wardrobe nil the time. Knough enn be
gathered on a summer afternoon to last
all i inter, and there Is nothing so little
apt to pall ou one's friends. Keep It iu
your paper drawer as well, and let the let
ters bring a breath of summer nil the year
around. Toronto Pictorial
A ilnpitlu-se lljKleule Until.
Ill hygienic matters tlie .Japanese have
everywhere a habit which may have a les
sou for us. In their nightly bath ami morn
lug wash the water Is never cold, never
warm, but always as hot as it cau Ik
liorne. To foreigners this habit seems very
surprising, but the most Inveterate Kug
llsliman, If he stays In the country long
enough, abandons hi cold tub in Its favor.
The cold taking which it Is (inspected
must follow it is not found to occur if the
water bus been hot enough. This heat In
nmlnU'lned by a little furnace beneath the
bath. In the bath the bather or bather
take a prolonged soaking, the washing
proper being done on the bathroom lloor.
then follows a second and final soaklnu',
dryim; with towel and a lounge In bathing
This habit seems to promote softness and
suppleness of the skin, and by persons lu
cliiied to rheumatism Is soon found to be
altogether prefeiable to the cold bath in
every particular. The poorest of die .lap
atiese hear of a 10I1I hath with i,ina?enient
nud would be sure the man who used It
must be a barbarian Kuiitl Collaborator
Ciiiiiimin Tlijine for Whooping Couth.
Common thyme Is advocated earnestly
by Dr. Neovlous as a remedy for whooping
cough. During an epldeuilcof this malady
lie had ample opportunities of observing
Its effects, and came to tlie conclusion that
If given early nud constantly it Invariably
cuts short the disease lu a foitlilullt, the
symptoms vanishing In two or three days,
liable to return, however, If the thyme is
not regularly taken form least two weeks,
lie gives from to it ounces per day com
bined with a little mnrshmallnw sirup,
and says be ha never known au uinle-lr-nblo
ell eel produced except slight dlari hea.
Hut nt Kreat ex-
iene replaced lilt
Willi a new I mil,.
m.ver, direct from London, tint It now better
prepared tlinncver to 1I0 line work, from 11
locket up to lire sle. Open from 10 11 lu. to I
p. in. Holidays.
Studio, 1214 O street.
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Academic School for Girls,
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Music, Art, Elocution,
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Taught by a Faculty of Hlxtecn IiMtructora,
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