The McCook tribune. (McCook, Neb.) 1886-1936, February 15, 1889, Image 6

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, HIsti abnt Home.
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I ' "Napkinswerenovorintended for saw
< or ropes ; to use them upon the fae
3 ? though they woro is an insult t
I Tihonapkin.
r The spoon is held in the hand , no
* t theelbow ; hence it is unnecessar
| > , ifco rise one's elbow to a level with hi
* * • naouthinoating soup.
Co-relieve toothache , take of chloro
I - . tfdrin , laudanum , each one drachm
I -Apply little cotton wool. To cure
I - pply toa'dentist.
1 F ° r preserving eggs , take half i
1 ipint each of salt and fresh lime ant
* tw © gallonsof water. Slake th <
i3ime "with boiling water.
Saturate paint or putty stnim
wupon the window-glass-with a strong
solution of soda and rub off with a
v"5volen cloth when dry.
Scissors , needles and thread , abut-
ftonhook and pen and ink , are con-
' venient articles in the guest cham
ber. Books are not amiss.
"Wjien the babe is restless , a few
• fceaspoonfuls of 'cold water have a
"tjuieting effect ; and a cloth wet in
"cold-water applied to the inflamed
rguma of teething children gives reliei
vwhen other-remedies fail.
It is worth the while to testthe vir-
' "feue-of this simple remedy for scik
Vheadache :
Squeeze the juice of a lemon into
"Sialf a glass of cold water and stir in
• a little baking soda ; drink during
effervescence.
Phthisi generally began at the
I ' -apices of the lungs , because the
I ' -bronchial tubes were so arranged
I fthat they carried the inspired air
*
I " - 'with greater facility to the bases
i fchanto the apices. During inactivity
* a person would ordinarily breath
above 480 cubic inches of air in a
-minute. If he walked at the rate of
-six-miles an hour 'lie would breath
' 3260 inches. In singing' this in
creased more than in walking , as to
• sing well required all the capacity of
* ' -the lungs. The instructor of vocal
music , in addition to his musical
education , should understand the
anatomy and physiology of the res-
-piratory organs. New York Medical
- J ournal.
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To Wash Woolen Shinls.
Scrape ono pound of soap , boil it
lown in sufficient water ; when cool-
nng beat it with the hand , it will be a
-sort of add three
jelly ; tablespoon-
Vulsfof spirit of turpentine and one
-of spirit of hartshorn. Wash the
particles well in it , then rinse in cool
v water-until all the soap is taken off ,
t Shen. in salt and water. Fold be-
I l iween "two sheets , taking care not
I Jx > - aIlow two folds of the article
t -washed to come together. Iron , with
n slightly warmed iron. Shawls
• done in this way look like new. Salt
to be used only where there are
: ulelicate colors that may rim.
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lEive Ways to Stop a Cold ,
" 51. i-Bathe the feet in hot water ana
' " * drink a ' pihfrof hot lemonade. Then
| sponge with salt water and remain
| < n a Warm room. 2. Bathe the face
< --.La very hot-watar every five minutes
* : for an hour. * " 3. Snuff up the nos-
* hils liotsalfrwater every three hours.
'k Inhale ammonia or menthol. 5.
Take four hour's active exercise in
I he open air. A ten grain dose of
quinine will usually break up a cold
" - m. the beginning. Anything that
j will set the blood actively in circula-
i -tion-wiU'dort whetheritbednigsor
v - thouse'of ' * a bucksaw. But' better
cold is inveterate or
' ' • Than > alljlf your
v njtfi&usjconsult your family physician ,
\ tia at once.
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.JTi * * * * 'John" Took to Washing.
TCheve are nb laundry men in China.
I ; Ztfo linen is worn there. The rich use
| . -jiik and woolen undergarments , and
| | i-.flic poor wear woolen and cotton. As
• -starching and ironing are unknown ,
rihe female servants do all the laundry
-vork. The reason of the great num
ber of laundrymen here is that when
'flie Union Pacific Railroad threw
iiundreds of Chinamen out of employ
ment they cast about for something
to do , and as there was a great de-
-niand for washerwomen , and a scant
-supply - of them in the "West , the Mon
golian turned his attention to her
irade. He learned it so quickly and
-so well that he stuck to it , and made
* -jo much money that the calling soon
roecamo popular. Gradually the
. aundrvmen came East , and no city ,
-and now few villages of any size is
'the whole country are without a Chi
iaese "laundry. " San Francisco Call
Yoeal Suile as a Prerentlre of Phthisic
A suggestive paper by Dr. C. E
• TBusey of Lynchburg was lately reac
before the Medical Society of Virginia
> Se stated as a well-known fact tha
.those nations which were given t <
: she cultivation of vocal music wer
strong , vigorous races , with broad
expansive chests. If an hour wa
.Haily devoted in our public school
• to the development otvocal music
inhere would not be the sad spectacl
ofthe droopingwithered , holloa
chested , round-shouldered childrei
iThe&.wa&too greata tgndencyt
acrificVphysical health upon the a
tar of learning. Vocal music was
srymnastic exercise of the lungs , b
ievelopment ofthe lung tissue itsel
The lungs in improved breeds of cal
tie , which naturally took little exei
: ise and were domiciled much of th
? rfcime , were considerably reduced i
. - size when compared with those of ai
Imals running at liberty ; and so i
. .was with the human race , which le
.inactive lives from civilization.
Try Sot to Con-rh.
Aphysician who is connected wif
T-ftninstitution which contains max
. jiiildren , says : "There is nothir
• iore irritating toa cough than i
ugh For sometirae I had bei
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so fully asfW w/tJiiH .thfltIrppeai
ly determined if possibleor on
minute , at least , to1 lessen the titm
ber of coughs heard in a certai :
ward in the hospital of the institi
tion. By the promise of rewards an
punishments I succeeded in inducinj
them simply to hold their breatl
when tempted to cough , and in a lit
tlo while I was myself surprised t <
seo how many ofthe children entire
ly recoved from their disease.
"Constant cpughing is presiBel ;
like scratching a wound on the out
side ofthe body ; so long asit is don
the wound will not heal. Let a per
son , when tempted to cough draw i
long breath and hold it until i
warms and soothes .every air cell
and some benefit will soon be receiv
ed from the process. The nitrogen
which is thus refined , acts as an ano
dyne to the irritated mocus mem
brane , allaying the desire to cougl
and giving the throat and lungs i
chance to heal. At tho same time i
suitable medicine will aid nature ii
her effort to recuperate. " Baltimore
News.
The Magic Tree ,
On a certain plantation , which ii
will bo as well not to locate , then
was a very large , hollow orange-tree
which , according to the St Louie
Post-Dispatch , had never borne * anj
fruit , although it blossomed regular
ly every spring. After blossoming
tho blossoms would all gradually dis
appear and a small orifice on th&end
of the twig would be all' that
was left for the balance of tho yeairc
This went on for a good many
years , until one day the place was
sold to a man from tho North , who
determined to cut down tho tree and
solve the mystery if possible. He
accordingly had the tree cut down1 ,
and instead of finding a solid trunk
he found nothing but a large out
side shell of a tree , whilethe in
sidewas perfectly hollow and
svas occupied by a largefamily
3f squirrels and a colony of bees-
The bees and squirrelswere very
iight in color and did not appear to
liave any eyes , and the oranges were
ilongated instead of roundalthough
eery sweet tasting , and otherwise ap
peared to be excellent fruit. . The man
, vas puzzled to account for the
phenomenon , as there was no > open-
ng in the tree by which evemthe bees
: ould get inside it , but the mystery
vas explained by an old' ' colored
nan , who had been on the place
nany , many years. He toldi the fol-
owing story :
"When the orangetreewas - very
imall it was found tobe growinghol-
ow , and after it got to > be-about ai
oot thick the hole near the centre of
; he trunk was madelargerand a
imb grafted into it > the . tree then
iidwell , apparently but had never
) orne any fruit. It is thought thati
; he bees and squirrels had gotten in-i
; o the tree and . made it their home , -
md when the limb was grafted
n their means of egress were-
topped up and madfeprisoners. . As-
) ees are known to.bevery industri
es the following.wtll readily be be
ieved :
The , bees wouldlftooutto the end !
) f the twigs , w/hiohwere also hollow , .
svery spring and ! pull the blossom *
nside , and tbuss get the honeyv by
aiming the flowers inside out ; the1
) ranges wouldiihengrow inside , aE3) )
; he twigs l > eingsmallaccountfor the-
Qongated shape ol the fruit ; the bees ;
vould live-on honey andthesquiraets
m the fruit , , aad thus a colony of
sachwas establishedand lived ] in
: omfort and plenty on the ins&ife of
: he orange-tree.
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- , She Gained a Customer * ,
"I don't seem to find just what I
svant , " said a lady to a cleuk in : one
ofthe large Boston storos <
"I'm sorry , " answeredf theclerk ,
politely ; "perhaps anothertime - we
may have a better supp . " "
"Possibly , " and the-iady pickedtup
her hand-bag and walked , away , withT
out even a word of thanks , , although
the saleswoman had been showing
her laces for half aa hour , , and had
taken down box after box for her-ex
amination.
,
"Well Helen , ' 5 said a compa-mon
clerk , as the customer passed o t ol
hearing , "if I'd been in your place I'd
given the fussy old thing a snub ; both
ering so long and not buyiiag affcei
all ! "
"I wish she had bought" " said Hel
en , "but any rate I did my duty. "
"Dutyl yes , and very likely got i
black mark from the floor-walker , foi
not making a saltI detest shop
pers ! "
"But another time she may bu
something. "Who knows ? Soltriec
to be polite to her , though it doe
seem too bad to spend so much tim
and sell nothing. "
"Yesanditshowsso ; on your book/
answered her companion. "Yo
ought to have sent her off long age
You might have sold to two or thre
customers , for we had quite a rus
one while. " A week later she cam
to the lace counter , and declining t
be served by one of the other clerki
waited several minutes for Helen t
get through with another custom ©
Then she asked to see laces agaii
Helen was attentive and courteoui
the customer made a small purcha *
and went out.
. . . "Sold again by Madame Fussiness ?
saidTorie ofthe otherclerkslaughinj
"Not quite , " smiled Helen ; "arid
hope she'll come again. "
"Within a few days she did con
again ; this time bringing a fries
with her ; and to Helen's great sa
isfaction both of them bought libe
When they had gone the floo
walker came to Helen and said :
"You've done well. That lac
dressed so plainly was Mrs. S
She's immensely rich , and awful fuss
Her patronage will be worth a goc
deal to the store. The superinten
ent shall hear how well you got <
with her. "
Patienceand politeness had their i
ward , and it is to be hoped that t'
other clerks learned a lesson.
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I X tfertlblc Experlftttft
ffppw Jn.v Kill ( N. Y. ) Corr.
Up h&e in the. sombre , tt g8i
Shawnagtmks hoop pole cutting i
, becoming quite an industry. Chaa
Wagonen , who lives h'ere , tramp
seven miles daily to his "hoo ;
ranchwhich is situated m a gloom ;
desolate locality known as Polty
mezottee ; just wesfc of thefamou
Dark Hole. Several timesVa :
Wagonea has been ofciiged to go dit
nerlessy owing to the crspredat&m c
quadrupeds who roam about m vaa
numbers : and comparatively twmc
lested. A few days ago Van Wago
nen took Ifesou , the eldesft ofsevera
children , with" " hira for company OAK
to watch hi dinner. Young : Joshai
and his fatherreached their destinn
tion soon after * daybreak , and whili
the * elder began Ui's daily task , " 'Josn'
busied himself kindling a roaring fir
around which lie * ba3t a waHl o
stones.
At noon aheaTtydinner was ealen
Van Wagonen returned ; to his wcrk
and JosSua , after * repfenishing thi
fire , armed himself * with his father
trusty rifle and stortiedout in searci
of adventure and small : game. Thi
sturdy chaphesd-trawtped aboui
three miles-when he'fieaJtj an ugh
grunt andsaw ! at SHe sarmetimer
wildboartHoifhad beemtakwigasiestj :
on a pile of sunny leavesThere wai
an oak tree near byr andl' Josh's'
legs did good service imolimlfng-tot
place of safety among * ite < boamehes
In his haste-ho'droppedlttie'rifle , ant
when he glant-ecU down ward' ' Mo * boy * '
Seart turned ! sick with * fearAI
about were sheltered nest&of < leaves
which he knewwell would-flbeoccupiet
at night by a score of wild' ' hogs
T&e boar was still on the watoHj. ane
unless he should ! relax his * vigil * ai
escape was shutroff.
Stream affcen * scream and * pTSffu
ori8s for help met' with no response
andbefore * an hour passed" " ttie Bogi
began gathering , ' and nighfcolosed ; ii
dark and cold. TSe wind c3t > life t
razor , and little"Josh" wa& < obligee
tcxruib his already-jneeledlegsagainsl
the1 tree bark to keep therm frsfn :
ireezibg. All throogh thati lbng
dreary night the'boy ; kicked ! aca
movedi about on i his high peroHitc
teep < the blood from congealing ii
hisvems ; but toward morningIde :
strength gave outj-and when res
cued ! by his father and a'bsndl ©
Shawnagunk fountain hunters * tb
childiwas lifted from , a terribly peril
ous-position into > wMch he hadiftillei
while asleep. One fo t dangledlwitb
in. three-feet ofthe boar's reachThi
• childi "was carriedihome • moredeex
iihanialiive , and for several daya la ;
da a perilous condition. The * Bo-i
flaysflr was light : tfefors he * wem
.asleep so that hemust have'fallei
"when rescued. The * wild boan-anc
three-other hogswere'shott. . bjj * th
Hunters * .
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Perils of Society Girls. .
• GailiH'amilton.
"What are society sperils * fbi
young-women ? " ' Iijust asked ai "so
ciety girl , " and she said : "Im Wash
"ingtonlack of menFor.girfetiiii
-istrue. . There are-plenty of mem is
Washington. Perhaps in i no > eityii
the-UriitedStatesissoeietywortliiS : <
inuohi while as iniWashihgtoa ) , be
cause > so. many distinguished * mei
gather • there. Bn - . no > partjv db yew
fail to .see groups anyone meaaber-o
whieh would be-worth making rfea
forrini other cities. Buti thedistafc
gu&hed imen of Washington i scareel ;
come at an earlier period thantlief
earfy middle life. . They arexhiWash
iagtont because they havealreadr
won more , oc * lesseminenceThe ;
are ' past the uncertainty , - , thehasi
bancy , the-unreality of lif'cv andean
"bent on definite pursuits The-y-Gunf
men , the natural mates forithe-gjcls
arein other cities and districtsprac
ticing lawy learning to. ecMtt newapa
pers , caatering overcattle-raziohes
preaching sermoas to .yorang wiomei
and probably makingapoorfistofit
exploring : mine * , earning , monej
winning ; fame. . By andibythey wil
comefao WasUtington but ; Sii tha
day aur girls , will no $ beg dsas ;
moraA few of these-young mea ar
in Washington , . butiTery fQw.hardl ;
enosagh to.gQ.around. . Cohssquentlj
a girl who goes.infco. societyencoui
tere the peril of rjot fin 3i' g man ;
stimulating minds imong-her younc
so comrades. . Andithersreperils c
5 o'clock.teas.rulnous.to. disestioi
, 6iid alwsflre-tho peril of eonfoundin
the cakes and candies q life with if
roast beef. "Society" is so fascina
ingthat girls arein ; danger of fo :
getting that it is ; refreshment an
restySiot steasly work
A Useful : Caation.
The Sanitary News calls attentic
to the fact that a postage stam
may in various ways convey conti
gion. One of the > simplest and moi
plausible is that in "which a posta
partially attached to a letter by pr
return postage , is sent by a pecsc
infected with some disensetoarjath
person. The disease is transfers
in the first place to the adhesi
stamp through the , saliva , , and
being attached by the receiver t
poison may be transmitted to him
turn through the saliva. Anoth
cause may be the infection of t
tstamp with aaeaseigerms. . T
stamp , hiving been exposed in
room where a dseased person li <
may become slightly moistened a
thus retain the germ. That this
true can be proved very simply by
microscopical examination. We <
ten see a person holding change fo
moment in the mouth , prohably n
knowing that investigation h
shown that disease germs can be ci
riedby money. If one could
through what hands the money 1
passed he would hesitate before usi
such a third hand. Silver money
[ as bad as paper money , but wl
many would hesitate to hold a dii
bank note in their mouth , they thi
| that a silver piecet because bright
probably clean ,
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Bomanco of Klnp , •
A few months ago aJfavelingsales.
man named Woods , who * as a guest
ofthe Bor > dy house in thfecity , was
• sitting upon tho sofa in Irie room ,
absorbed infeflection. . Wlr o core-
lessly running his hand behind tbi
trpbolstery in fh sofa he felt a small
fiager ring which ho drew
forth and discovered to be a gold
finger * rktg with adia-mond settiag *
He'nat rally begoAWondering-hcw
tho Bbtlet ea8ur fotsnd' ii way inta
soreraote'aplace , ancPaftereronsidern-
* tlie * ccmclusion
ble thiafeng came to
that it had' ' been hidden'intentionally
or that itf had ! slipped from' ' a finger
ofthe o niet - vidently a * lady , for
' * while * she had
it was a lady's ring
thoughtlessly Ijeen toying : witifo the
lu-phoTstery' . - ,
' He found'IiOt'hiYlg ' • that TvOuldiS id
tctbe indentity' ofthe owneramd
upon inquiry rio' Oiicr was found' wl o
knew anything' otfSfl ,
Th B next martiirig ; Mr Woodswaw
prcptanring his toilet , , when ho noticed
theletters "AL-G.JVand thednt ©
"Sept.-17/ ' del5catbiy cut in th3mir-
tog- MpthougldotMng of it ntttlio
time-but ; shortly affeeirward the'idea' '
eriteredi Ms mind' ' tlltaft the ini-Malfe
migUtt possibly berthose * ofthe owner
ofthe * rii 9f he had' ' fomi < 3. He de1 *
termihedliro' investijcatei-flheroman'ee.
Frcsm > theclerk he" ofitained ttfe' '
registeri * for Inst Septenwber , arrd
lookec .taitnsjijisrh the lfetrof-ffiames fc
one- tlteiniUrals of wh'icni 31. C. Fl
Ilothing'satfefactory was fouajd. He/
asked JfcwtHg * registei-of tSB'Stptem-
berprertbuB- | unellr > " tSie'elate of
SeTSrti l6rliosnrw the na-mei'i-fl'a ) lady's
haadwriStiiffi.Miss Msyv GI. Ftjmier ,
Madi ofny. WiBv/7 and ante' wa as-
signed' ' to toohu 45 , the * • vww ochbe
had occupied * .
Then'hu - was - * certain ? • tUfitf itftw
young'lady was1 the same ; * ' wlio > lbaL'i ) !
engraved her * * iiaiSials on thb"iairarair-
The ddubl stilll remained sae-wae *
the owner "of tiie * ring ho lihdi-ajun
His first"iistfentiion was tdadffijess'-u
letter tothlHJtdy' named , bhttas-lie *
was going tcr'Oliicago ' andMilwfFalteG *
he concftidc'd'ftb'maa over tO'Madisom
and investngattfinperson. .
He dii3.so * . ' .Froni the city diFeaifany
he selectedth' 'adlsTress of Kasg&lllM
Fowler ' .
, attdraaj'-ajt-law. •
He presented * himself at tZfarasi' -
dence and laBkedtif Miss May F-ovribr
was at homo. * . Hereceived aw af
firmative jeplyyandi was usheredlihi-
to a room where-tSe young lajiyiwaa *
sitting withiho-rfdtber.
Woods introduced himself. ' ! audi
asked MissFowieirif she everMsfrat
diamond ring. . M&er hesitatiiigf six
moment sh aial :
"Yes , sir.Xlosb one two yeai-s sgc *
on a visit east J. I dion't know vffcsre ; .
though. "
"Were yoxnevenini Toledo , 0 ? " "
"Yes. I stoppedi there over night"
while on my taip/.amd waited fcustlie-
next evening-fonpojpa. You reHrsmi-
ber , don't youifattier ? "
"Quite wellj ? rthe'lawyer replied.
"Where didyoui stop ? " assKedl
Woods.
"I don't remember the name of iie'
hotel , but it : wa 4hithc center o345io-
city. "
Mr. Fowler rtlien1 eyed him sisspi1-
ciously , and askediwby he was eoiahf-
quisitive.
The drummerj rpplred by hanfHngr
the young ladyttfae'riDg , and asMng :
if it was hers.- .
"Oh , the verysam v" was thereptly : .
"Where did you get it.Mr.Woosfl ? " '
Woods relatedithesircumstanceaas *
recorded abova * .ami concluded withi
the remark thatiho&joped Miss Fourier-
found as muc m pleasure in obtaiflingr
the ring as he-hlad derived in fcSawv-
ing the little Eiy&tery.
Mr. Fowler r gavehimself up to > a
hearty laug2& . afr the same time-
thanking WoodsSinr his kindatess ; .
Woods wasiiroufcedi to remairrii fon-
dinner , andihacdidlso. Hemade-iiim
self very agreeableaod was coreisally *
invited to call'iagadai- .
About thr.3r-weeks later he x untfi
himself in Madisoa again on lsiss v.e-
turn trip froaQ the'-west. He w'esswe3
received byvtheFowlers , and ihta-rf-
duced by tIlemsta some ofthbfhes *
people in , . 3iadisa > a. It was aearly
three monthsbeforehis next r tripm
thatvicinitjr , .aF5aIhje ? was sucpni'setl
at the anxiety he seemed to feel 5 ©
accept thainvitation he had sfceei'Tedi
to preseiate hizaself at the. . Fb.vsrfer
mansion .
But whaUfrthenecessity . -asfsayipag
anything * mosa ? It was tBe' van&t
natural thingr 111 the world for the
young people to fall in lovon * v/.iia so
romaatidaniiatroduction. . . And ! thev
did.
did.AndJto de r Miss Fowler - oame is
changed ! t © . Mrs. GreosoVToods
Toledo , Blade.
SllQ' Swallowed The ar Pare.
If.thereis. any one thitigrthatmakej
• fcjje-horse-car conductoa-mad it is tin
cruston * of some folks. of lasing theii
mouths as purses foiv thecar fares
It is ; a great nuisancaaia Summer dur
ing travel on the open cars , wher ;
the conductor has. a full eomplemerti
of passengers. Hv.Iiewiston condiip
tor says that children nre the worst
Some of them disgorge a handfull o
, ' change , and he-lUis.to accept it. On *
" day a very pretty young lady , wh (
' was a guest ia : Auburn from aMas
sachusetts towa , was coming dowj
1 from the laX v Sue was one cf a g :
' party of half a dozen , and thsymad
I merry oa thedown trip. When , h
1 was one seat from her on his tour-
* the car ie-looked overat5)pr. ) S&
j was so pretty she could not help it
j just as ne looked he was pained t (
l notice-a 'fearful change ialier count
, enance. Her cheek blanched and sh
I seemed to chokeHer laugh died o
i her lips , too , and joked no more
1 When he got along to. the party th
' - bedewed wit
- young lady's eyes we-re
i tears. "I I had some money
t The conductor , w5th infinite taci
9 says that he just passed it alone
> - saying : " I knowaflaboutit. You'-v
j swallered it. I see you do it. " Th
s young lady blushed , and the cc
r rattled along. A child with five eo ]
is fearful pic\ui
s pers in its mouth a
e for the conductor , but what da yo
y think of one with twenty-fou ? ceni
b ; in its cheeks ? Better buy youngstei
is ten-centpflr6ea. - LewistoaW ) TQVi
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- s 33 & ' 1& ' > - - ' v , _ v. . . . , I
DESCRIPTIVELY EXPOUNDED ,
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- -
Dav/d's Life Is Placed Before Yot
m Such a Manner That Ho Is
Visible.
The Rev. Talmage Tells us of "Oui
Own Generation" In His Lucid
Way.
David Was a Cowboy and an All 'Eotftic
Oharactor ,
jtavoctifhYS , Feb. 10. 6'cfoMf an audience
gmliered from all pattsof tlw earth the
Rosv T De Witt Talmago ; V. l > .r expounac
passages-olSoripturo desca-IptiTB of sUrrinp
scene * in' David's life. 3Led by ergon and
cornet the-multitudes joirwd'ih ' s gi g :
Time ; 'Ike an everrollHJt streaav
Ilears all Its sons awaj"
Jhoj" fly forgotten , ai t--
JSlcs at flie opening
l'h'c'subjece of Dr. Talmugc-s' soniasn' was
"C5ur-0\vsvGencmtion , " and Sis text , Acts
xiu30JBhvid , after ho ha i served" his
o vrJg6neration' 7 > y the will of * Godj fellt on ;
sleeir- "
That is a tasUwEach has for a > long'llrtie
been runningr tliroagli my micd , ' but 3bt
until iKi-vV-has * it beea fully revealed to me ;
SermcE 'havcra > tinicto bo born -wc11Iok
a time to dievcradle , - aswell iO"prave :
David , cowboy aild-stcncslinger aad lighter
and czar and dramatist and blank verso
ivriter and prophetli3 bis best f6r < * the
people oft his time * andt then-went utd laid
down on tho southernMil of Jerusalem'in '
flhatsounfii slumber'wliich nothing but an
aTchangelie blast san staatle. "Davids after.
&e had served hbowtii tjeneration f r the
tMll of God < fell o sleep. * 1 *
It was liissown''generation that hcr'had
sfesved ; tha * is , tbsp * people Ihing ay" tho
tinse he livedL • AnSiHavo-jou ever thought
that our responsibHities- chieflyctHth
the people 30w walking ? abreast of us ?
TheTe are about fouiP'generations to a cen- <
tunrnow , buS in1oldenJtime'3ife , was longer
and-there was perhapBj'onlyone generation
to a century. Taking these facts into tab
calculation , I anake arough guess and scy
thatitbero hav3been 3 least one hundred
and' ' ftighty generations of the human fanr-
ily. With refeje"Hcc 't theda we have rk
respon-ribility. We cannot teach them , we *
cana 6 correct Hheir mistakes , we cannot *
sfotho'tbeir sorrows , w'H * cannoS heal their
deaf and-
woundBv TheirfsepulcbcrB-
diihilil5o anything u'e 'might stay to them.
The last regiment of that * great army has
passed © ut of sif-Jrt ; Wst'rnigh * halloo as
loud siswe coulH > not oca "of. them would
ave"Jff2iihead to see what > Hrmwa tctL
she could ror LEAwe.mje : : t.
I admit that I am irt "sympatliyTvith the
child < Vvrti se fatherhad suddenly died and
who iniSler little evening pirai'orwanted to
contiriua-to pray for horfatherf although
ho had gone into heaven amllnc na&re need
ed her prayers , andlookifcfg , up into her
mother's face saidi "Oh.motheTr , I can
not leavsshim all outi.Let - hic aajT Thank
God , that' .I bad a good fathesonce so I can
keep hinv hi my -ayors. . " But the one
hundredlawl eightjj-enerat hishn. ! nj ] ) ass-
ed off.Passed up. Passed"dowa. Gone
forever. ' "Then there • 'aroi-generations to
come aftoroarearthl tCxistecTC has ceased ,
perhaps a aundred and'ieighty generations
more , perhaps a thousand'gcEsratiosas. Wc
shall nofc"3se them , we sbuilt net hear
any of tbeisrvoices , wostviirit&ke-no part in
their convcoations , thdir electionstheir re
volutions , t'dftircatastr dphes , tfc'nir truimnhs.
Wo will in no > wise affect thoiojialuxnared
and eightjy"generatiorsi- or the one
hundred gtjnerations1 ts'comexaept as
from the galleries ofx 'heaversi the former
generations > ! eo "tx down and rejoiceat our
victories , oi as we may by our behavior
start influences , good or ? bad , 'that shall roll
on through tfle advanciusr agcs. < Biit our
business is Jikc Davic54o seiv3ouT ! gen
eration , the peaple nowvfiving , these ; vrhose
lungs nowbreathe ancf whos - hearts now
beat And roasrk you iirts not a silcnifr pro
cession , but ncving. It Isia t'foToocLmarch"
' - - each haurr be
attwentj'-four-jailes as-day ,
ing a mile. Going with shat cdoritijv it has
got to be a qrii:3fc servicexn : ourr paster no
service at all. . We not' only cannot teach
the one hundastS and eigfrt generations past
and will not 'see the oiMuiiundrstL genera
tions to corner-but thisienoration. . now on
the stage will soon be o&and iwcourselves
will be with them. Tha.fact Iss thus , you
and I will iire to start vary soon for
our work or itwill be. ircnicall andi sarcas
tic for any oncraftemourrexit.to ! sayv of us ,
asit was srdil of DtS\dd "aii : r Bd had
served his .Trgcneratibaubj ; , thewill of
God , he fell osislcep. "
Well , nowleJius lools-arouml uasmestlj- ,
prayerfully aniii in a common emise-way and.
see what we oanrio foroiaroiwni aimenition.
First of all Irfetis see to it thatras far as we.
can , they haveenough ioeat _ Tlte human !
body is so coistituted that .tbnie tdoics a dajr
the body needs food as.sunch asadampneedi ?
oil , as much rs i locomotive needsfiicl. . T < ru
meet this want ; God , habgircleiL t&e ear fin
with applerthards , crmis&jgrons , wheri ;
fields and oceajjs-full 0fliishiand.nrairies full
of cattle. Aid. notwilhstanaiiigrtiMs , I wilt !
undertake tosajthat tlUHivasi ; . majority cfc
the human family arctsuffccinsc : sither f tv ?
lack of food fonthe right-kind offioii. . Oua-
civilization siall aske"Awmithis sJibiect aj/i.
God only caa $ tdt'ri ik- .
$ , 2EMESyiEBTH IiafOIU A
Many of > fthe greatest estates ; of to-clsjf :
have been ! ai Jt out of. the Uloodl and bones ;
of unrequited-toil. - Ianoldem tiaaes , for xtlm
biiilding of orts and.toweisthftiuhabit-ints ;
of Ispahan had to ccutrihntoWO hmanm
skullg , anfiBagdad J , Q0O humaai skulls audi
that number of > peoijid w < iro-sliin so ; jto
furnish the skulls * . But-tJiese- contribu
tions addc&togetheujHiadwnljr 100,000 sfisills
while into-the tow.er.ojG tslie Sixrld's wealtih
and ponr > and 1 magnificence havebo 3i
ivroughti tao ! skeletons.ofi uitountednuim-
bers of fie * half feipocjulUfciesss of tho amh ,
millions of skulls. .
Don't srt < downi3A .vcrantable with.fiv < st
six couigesNOf. abundaat simply ar.ditiSbk
nothing- thatfamjl in the nevstwet
who vivuld. tain ? aujoiae of those Oxc
course * betwcosksojip iandi almond nutssauod
feel they w.ereanith av.ait The ItQ Cjotf the
right 5Jnd ofloodli3ithe iuse ofiquisb.of
thedrunkenessAfiendrinkincwjiatmaaj -
of ourjgrocera calli aaffee , swe etcned1 trith
whattmanyv call sugarand eatingwhat
many of ourrbutchar oatl meat ah(2ebew-
ing.rwhat.maniy * of : our baker-j-x-aH bread ,
manv of thelaboring tiasses fecl-sanaiser-
abh.they arft.temntad t& put ir.to.theiir nasty
pipes w.hattfhe . taoaccsoist crils tQliacco , or
go into the- drinkingsaloons ; fou TKhat the
r\im seller call haec Good < > fl"ee-wo > Tild do
much in d rivjng. 'aut bad rum. . Adulteration
oi " * food ha&igot to.be an cvjl-aga3ist which
ajl the.health'omcersand ) alVithedactors and
all the ministers aod ail tlje ref ccmers and
all the. Christians , aeed to setjtbtanselves in
battld-r rray. Hottcan wABej-Ke-oyrceneiv
ation withienougbi to eat ? By sitting down
in emb7pidpr jil slippers and Joungiing br
in an arflli cllair our mouth puckered up
arouiblla. Havana of t"is e b sii brand and
throufth.oloudsof . luxuriant saioike reading
aboutt politisal economy andfdiophiloscphy
of strikes ? No ! No ! By.fiadingoutb
in Breokljja Utas been * livingjon gristls ind
sen llng'them a tenderioui. b5efsSeak. Seek
out some.3timily whay through sicklings or
coajunctiin of lnisfcrtunc-aave not enough
to eat asdi do for tham wlat Christ tUd for
the hungjryiaultitudess ofi" Asia Mincifc. mul-
jjplying : toe loaves and * Idle fishes. Let us
quit ties. . arfcitirgcafourselves uitil we
oannokchoke dowji. anoijier crumbAf cake
and begin the surjply o others' necessities.
Wftoiten see cii a smaHscale a jeckless-
ness. about theyelfaiie - of otherswhich a
greafe warrior expressed on a la * e scale ,
when his offlcerswci" dissuading him from
a certain campaign.saying : "ltwould cost
tat © hundred thousand lives , " reaving with
a diabolism that < ; an never dq ? forgottoiij
"What are. two hswdred thousaad lives it
me ? "
So far ftrom.hiH tng appeas > the wortd" *
hunger , there- arethose whom Isaiah , de
scribes rjs. grm < Hngthe face * of the joor.
You hafeseerx a farmer or mechahij-put !
a scythe or aa ax on a grindstone , while
some cce wasi turning it r-aiind and round
and tie maaiolding theKcbore on.it hard
der while She water dropped fiom th <
griijdstonjSand the edgecvf the ax jrom be
inr round and dull , got teener an3 keener
and the meehanic lifted the ax glistenis
aad sharp and with s5ge so kee he mus :
cautiously run his fiagor along ; lest wbih
examining the implement he cut his hand t <
the bone. Sol hav * seen men who wen
put against the grindstone of hardship , am
while one turned the crank another woult
press the unfortunate harder down an <
harder down until he was ground awa :
thinner and thinner and thinner , his com
forts thinner , his prospects thinner and hii
face thinner. Andlsiahshieksout : "Wha
mean , ye thatye grind the faces of the poor ! '
It is an awful thing.to be hungry. It is ai
easy thing for us to be in good humor witl
all the world when we have no lack. Bu
let hunger take full possessions of us ani
wo would all turn into barbarians and can
uibals and fiends ,
f
Ml 1 i- 1
-y s < * T. ' r- > * c ' ' * ' i\ * h' * "W • - ' ' t. * • fs
t
' i tfm glad to know * hnt tho timo Is coming
Gd hasten it , whon tf ery family ] n th
rouii * world * vill sit Uoft ? at m full tabic
and it Will bo only a qucs lb.t betlvceu louil
andvertfeon" , orbotwcoupalti Idgcand qual
on toast , and out of BpooLinaifc * out 0
Novada sllvor or California gcviltho intstrie
will drop tJongttigthrillingt tlitb akful
licss becauK * thoy have full onoagh. - 1 bavi
no idea God is going : to lot tho huitiair rao
stay in its jreserrt predicamontl ' If thi
world winds no as it now is it will' bo' a *
awful failure of a wbrW. Tho barren placw
Will bo Irrigated" , Tho pomologlsts , helpoi
of God , will urge on tho fruits. Tho' botarf
ist , inspired of tr * Lord , will help cM. the
gardens. Tho raisery of stock will sent
enough animals fi& for Incman food Trf'th *
marlseta , and tho las' ? earthquake that rend :
tho world will upset albunquoting tabic * at
which are seated theentlrb1 human ra o
Meanwhilesuppose tSnUsbrntfof thoenergj
we aro expending in urttlcsp aadunuvailiD ( .
talk about the bread question-should bo OS
psnded i merciful alleviationi ! ( >
TOSt CHIB.VTE3T llATTIjBr F WVP * .
Ihavo read that the battle Add on whlcl ;
moro troots-mot than 00 any oilnr in the
world's history was tho batt&v field ol
Leipsie ; lO,00Omen underNapeiPSn , 250 , -
000 min undcirSchwnrzebcrg. Nc ? not Thi
greatest and most * terrilbv battle * iknow
being taught alii tho world over. It ? is the
strugglefor foedi. Tho grouad'toiie'otf the
finest passago iu < oue of tho great musical
mastcrpi'sces , tlki'artistsays , wasstlggestcil
to him by the cry of the hungry * popuUice ol
Vienna as tho kia rode through amU-tihe.v
shouted , " read. GTvo us brend I * ACil I1
through the great harmonies of musical
aestdemy and' ' cathedral I hear tho pathos ,
the ground Jone.the'tr , ! gedy of uncouztetl
multitudes , tvh& With , streaming 'cyes and
wan cheeks and brolienhearts in * behalf of
thciHwelves acd'theirYumiilies , arcPpleadniij
fontewad.
Let us take anoth ? r look arouSd 'td ' 'ar *
Ho vtAo maj" seTveotirenerationi Dotis
t o a tar as pos blo that they have enough
t * \vear. God looks on the human Jtfeo ami
kaows Jjasthow ltwny-iiillabitants tHe-worlU
lia . iSwr statistias tfceworld's i > opula-
ticnarocarefully'taken'iru civilizctSdands.
andWcnT-fmryears oftletwof goveaaUient
gtJ Jhroughi tlio landland'oount ' how'milny
paopbe'thstre are Irt the'United Stres or
England" " aiul great neJi'uw&ey is remtihed.
But-wheni ] ) t > ple tein ui * ho-w many inhabi-
LantsstHeiteare ! in As3a 'oi4 'Africa , at 1-fat it
nlustbo-aiwflcl l7uess Yet God knows * the
sxact ntmibmrof peopKt oh owplanot aa/1 ho
lias madtj'onoufrfi apparel for each , anil : u
therc'iot" flfldiMi hundredJ ittillLon , fifleen
thousand , flft ea hundml aneiilfteen iicople ,
then therO'is-gnK'ngh apparel'for.3fteen hun-
Jred million ! . iilt cn ttiousUnlS , . ititccn Iliri-
IrediindJllftctiiu. J ot sloueh japparcl , not
nSgged ai paiit ! ! aiot insuflictei'Vapparel , "Ant
ippropriate apjjareL At leastMwo > suitsbr
jvery beiEgroro ttut eartU a s > innacr silt
md a xviatert-sniti. . A gooci pafci'ofl"shoes fai"
ivery livihg mruitaiL A gocd , " ' * T a gc3 i
iat > op aipoodlbounet and a gobd-shiawl , ar.rt
iicomplet-it-mascullo&or fcmlhitm * aiutlit tT'
ipparel : AAwairilMbe for all nation * adapt >
; d to all' ' climeSj-.ancL rxA a string was buttc re
ira pin oraoo2orraa ! eyo wanthigr. Buti '
ibis ! whom 'the-gocd clothes'Sn three *
'ourths of'tlio hufhaai rat-of Theatlber one-
' ourth-ihava appvoprortal thenp TBe fac * ?
.s. Hheron ( "frdt'-to bearj4will boy redistri
j'trtion. . ' Nt > by. anurt-Iiistic " 'feftnicu. I" !
ratlawry lad' ' itfe * way. it wouldiucd and
ear and > minis'untSi instead'c-ff ' three-
* dia-tlis of the woridi rcct proper'y. asttired ,
* oKi > fourth3 wouldi bein ra"gsjI let
, -oa.i kifowA hbu : . tha * rcdistritjuiibm will
nk place.By gcraarogatly on the nsart of
hosewho heve assrplus-and incrntwii in-
lustiy on tl ipart of. these sufferiug : from
Ilificit. Not all , list * - th-large majcriji.y of
ascs-of > povc ty .iirithiscwantry awyma ault
) f. > idlenessor drusken'atasv either- tho
jart Of'the ' { Teseut aufTersrai or theirr ursccs-
L3Xac InnnKst cawB the rum jug i tho
aaelstrom • Ihat' ha * sw-dililimved downi tho
iwelrhood icS those who > arc in rags But
[ biassrwill Ithangej.andi l r generosicSr on
- clieici-o'irafcdiTrardrobes in-
; nc ; part-of , -
"aistrjand ebricty\on > thepart of thoamp
ly "srardrobos there ' , * * illil > e enough fomall to
- . - towanil tho
iKjar. - God'hastddiaiuhis. p-ert
li-essingofu 'Jhe humam raceHe grows a
surplus ofiwool oraithesheep's backhand
Skwtks.roam theimouzitainsacjd valleys trith
m riurden cl'warmthinteiadfid for tranrfer-
jieo-tohumincomrb' * . wtea the shuttles
m' .the factories . reaching : all the way iloni
the ; ChattaraJoehce-'ta" theMerrimao shall
aajflD s ] > un and Woien itt. .And here ncne
Ebrth thei Ko cky Moontaiiu coat and ! tshc
jaaiunero raad the b"bav < : Here are'lho
merino sheep : .theiiiro-figiaj traces bacik to
aiiiflocks.c'iuVbrahamic arul-Davidic times.
ln > white letters of isnow r fleece , Godtiias
tieeaa writing : for a IhousiiuS years his ttkisIi
that thero' ight be 'warmthdbfr all natoias.
V\Tialc ] .oth'Es , arovdisc-usanir the effect of
iiigh or-lc.T tariff or nottoniiTast all on vjcol.
ou and I , lI2d'bett'"flr ' : 8e if iii ur wardrobes
ive * have-nothing trIatwc-can spare forrsnu
shivering , ,5m ipicliiiout sorncipoor lad ofJthe
street am2 itake • hun'-dbivm to a clotlting
store andit him.out for.the ; winter. Djn't
chink tluit-God.haifargatten tiosend icetnd
mow , becanae of thisw.tuiderfully mild 3xa-
aary and February. Wa * shall yet ttavc
leep suo s and so much frost on tlic "tui-
Ibw nane that in-itho morniiHr you carrciot
* ee thrcuch . it : ? ad wholeflocks of bliz-
sjirds , fci-God ling agodeclared that iFin-i
seras wc a as sunmer shall not cease , audi
6 > etween this and the sprcng'aTOcus we stay
• all have 3 ison taeiry out.with the psalrrxEtJ
' • ' • Who cai > stand before 5tis.acldi"
g. now * SIAT WJi SI'KVEiOluIfcGENEUATION" ?
AgaiDa , 5ct us 1 cok areuudl aid seo hovitwo-
may seave ouKirgcnortticra. What sliort
sighted ] mortals we would be if we varo
[ uixioufii * ' 0 clothe and. > edion2jthe most in-
significaat part.of a maanamely , his bod i
while iwi put f fth.no orfTOnl ! to clothe and
feed and save lis soul. ' Time is a little ruKte
brokeniitff a gneat eternity. WTiat are-wc
doing " w ther euls of tHisjesent geiara * :
atioiij. Let mfsay it i > a generation wcrth
savii-a • jSIost mygnifitient 3aen and wcraxar
are iniiis. Wr ; > nake asigreat ado about , tho
impro.A'ementS' ini.uaviiracDws , and locomo-
tionaud in Pitaudipiauhinerj- rersuk
whaUTtronderirOf tqlrea-aolu and telephcne , -
ancl stethosc-cpej What improvement : is
electric light jover a tMlo\vr ndle ! BvAall
these-improvements aroiasigniticant. . oom-t
pa-tdlwith tlOiimpr. 'vemejat in the human
race. . In o.den .tim Sj onto in a whilea
gr fe and g , odmantpr-w.ccjan would come
uraad the < wfirld ilaa * made a great. fnss
a1 tjut it ever sinc - but oow they are/-so
n4Jierous se scantely * ieak about tthem. .
Wo put a fcalo about the-people of thctipast
l. t i thiiilfithe timos demanded thermit
7pud be leund wo-have-aow living icjthis.
ysia 1S80 , .afty Martin. Luthers , fiftj'Georg&
Washingtons , fifty. Lady Huntingtona. fifty
EHiabethfFrys. Duriugr our civil waarmoro
splendid srrior ; > 4nnorth and south were
developed in four : years than the , whole
Trcorld developed in. the previous twenty
years. 3 challqnge thefour thousandlyears
before t' leflood and th& eighteen centuries
after th flood , t-j.showme the equal .ifrchacr-
i\y on JiJarge scale of George Peabo-iJW ; This
genera ; ion.of.nen and women is mora-worti
saving than a y of ihe one hundred : and
eighty-prenerations that have passed off.
But where shalL ire begin ! Wdthi onr-
selvefiThat i $ * the pillar fromTrehids ! wo
must start. PresccU , the blind" historian ,
tellsjs Jipw Pharro saved his anniffor the
rifrhttwhen ti jy were about deserting him.
Witihis sw9rdliB'aiadc ; a lonoyaarkon the
ground. Ho6aid : "My men , pn the north
side-are desertion ; and death , cai the south
sido-is.victcrjv on the north . .ridaPanama
and poverty an tne south sidcv-Pecu with all
itsa-iches. "Choose for yourgalv.es : for my
pat ( I go to.the south. " Stopping across
tha line oiieby. ooe , his troops-followed and
fi-tally his whole army. Tho sword of God3
t nth drawsthe dividing lino. ta-day. Cia
cae , side of fit are sin and ruiniaad death , ja
the otheri-sido are pardcjti aad usefulness
andihappiuessand heaveai You cross fram
the wrimg side to the right side and jpur
family will cross with ycAiand your frvaids
and ydurassaciates. , The way 3'ou go they
will cai.If we are not saved , we will never
save auk ors else. How. to. get saverj Be
willing to. accept Christ , and then accept
him. instantaneously and. forever. Get on
theRook-first and thsn yoa will be able tc
help others upon the same Rock. Men and
womenhave been sayadquicker than I hav *
been , talking about it. What , vdthout a
prayer t Yes. Wfcftt , without t'fne delibi
-wratelytothinkitoverJ Yes. belisvc ! That
" alU Believe vthatl That Jesus die2t tc
saye-you from sunand death and hellWill
you ? Do you ? You have. Something
makes me thinivott have. New light ha *
como into vocountenances. . Wcfcome.
Welcome ! Haii ! Hail ! Saved yourselves ,
how are vou goia to save others ? Bytes ,
timony. TeJl it to your fa * ily. Tell it V
your 'business , associates. Tell it evwy
where. Wewill successfully preach n <
more religion and will successfully talk n <
more relig.ioBv than we ourselves have.
BEHAVE WELL TOUUSEI.VES. r
The xssoit of that which you do to benefll
the souls of this genevation , you will effeel
through your own behavior. Go wromr , anc
that vrUl induce others to go wrong. G (
rinht , ' and that will induce others to g (
riShU When tho great centennial cxhibi
\i05 wasbeing held in Philadelphia , th <
question came up amongthe directors as t <
whether they could keep the exrrositioi
open on Sundays , when a director , who txa-
a man of the world , from Nevada , arosj ant
said , his voice trembling witn emotion anc
tears ru .nmP do n his cheeks : "I ( eeU.UK
% & & & . , . * t # jr * ! Sfca " : fcSfri > mMmmttuxtMm&&a
'
* - j
arotui'JSed * prodigal * Twenty yiars H .f j:1
went wtftft and I to a refton where we had i
no Sabbatfv but to-tkty ( * & aiemertes come _ > *
back to uie , smd I remember what my glort- |
Ued mother taafeht ma about , keepiag Sun * -S
tbijr. andlsee/wtohcafberroloamsu ami , i
feci as I did when ovorj' crenlnff 1 knelt by :1
her side in prayer , Gentfewao , I vote for
tho obsorvanco of tho Chris-Maa ftibbath. "
And hat carried everything' by Bfprm , and
whon the rmcstloa was put. "Shall wo open *
tho exltfbition on Sabbathi'Mt wasalmost
unnnimowsv • No , " "No. " Wh * . o * ; ! * ,
can do if Jw does right , boldlrighf eav Jk
phatlcallytight.xt . . . >
What if wty could get ibis wbolo * gcwofS' >
lion saved ! Tbcso peopte who aro lwngr >
With us tho sar e year and amid tnosamtf
atupondous evertts and flying toward'tho ' ftf- * i
hwe swifter th-w eagles to their i y. W . J
c a otstop. Tioy cannot i > tpp. Wo tttih v. -
Wtr m stop. We say , "Como crow , rnV * - f a
frftnd , let us sto aod discus * this subjocy
bufcwwdonotstop > The year docs net stopj.
thodur does not * rtop , tho b ur does not .
stop : Tfto year is o' rcat wheel undtnero >
is'a brandon that wb > cl that kon it ? olV- .
'
ing ; atd > as that wheel turns , it turns three' '
hundred , and slxty-itee small-JP wheels ,
Which'vessthe days , autfl then each of theso
thrco Hmidrcd and sixty-flvo wheels turn' ,
Swenty-four smaller wheels , which arc the * '
rours , audi these twenty-tear smallir wheels-
ttrn sixty smaller wheels , which aro tho *
rafoutes ; and theso slxtT smaller wheels'
turn-sixty moro smaller wfeeols , which are'
thc-seconds and they kcop rolbntr , xollingr
rolir-r/g / : mounting , mounting , motnting ,
ami swiftening , swlftenlnfc swiftening.
Oh , God ! ifour genoratiod' is goln liko
with them , waken n *
that add vto am going
to thc3hort bnt tremendous orMMrtunlr.y. i
confess-to ycmifihat my ono wlBh is to t rvo
this generation ) aot to antugonfeo it , net to *
damag/i-itnott / vruloit , but tb'sorvo iti I
would like-to do-somothing toward helping-
unstrapits load.toBtop its tears * to balsam-
itswound3hnd'ta'induco it to put foot on-
thoupwiSrdToadlllhat has at its. terminus , fe
acclamatlon'raptUTOUs ' and gntos * peaVHno , ml
and garlands amaranthino and' fountains • Mt
rainbowed" and dominions enthroned and MM
coroneted , for I ea * not forgot thnt lullaby VIj
in tho closing word * * of my text : "David.jjri
after ho haarBerved his own generation b.y' - v ,
tho will of God , feci mi Bleep. "
And what a lovely sleep it was ! Un filial j
Absalom did'not ' trouble it. Ambitious
Adonijah did-not' v rry it. Porsecutinff
Saul did not liarroW'it. Exile did not fill it
with nightmare. Sincoarcdheaded Dby amid
hi father's flocks at nkrht , ho had not had
-rueh a good sleep. ' At 7 ( > years of ago'ho lay
down to it Ho has had many a troubled
sleep , as in tho cavoin of Adullam or in
time-has enemios woro at-
Vriopalace at the -
tisrapting his capture : But this was a i
jKaceful sleep , a calm sleep , a restful • * i
sleep , a glorious4 sloop. "After ho ; had ;
served his generation by tho will of God , \
h&'fell on sleep. " "Ofy what a good thing-
is sleep after a har-d-ldays work ! It takes :
all tho aching out of the head and all tho - ,
we-vriness out of the limbs and all the
smarting out of thccyosi From it wo riso * %
in tho morning and it'is a now world. And ;
!
if we- like David , serve < * ir generation , wt * ;
will-at life's closo have moat desireablo aud *
refreshing sleep. In it.will vanish our last
fatipnc i body , our last sorrow of soul. To
the Christian's body that was hot with rag-
Aig fevers so that tab attendants must by *
sheer force keep on the-blunkcts , it will bo •
the cool sleep. To thosowho aro thin blood
ed and shivering with agues , it will bo cho • >
warm * sleep. To thoso * who , because of
weroterrified with ;
physical disordors , wero-
night visions , it will be tho dreamless sleep. s
To muses and doctors * and mothers who j
" hour of tho 1
worowakened almosti-overy
nighVby those to whormthoy ministered , or j
over-whom they watchedj.it will bo the un
disturbed sleep. To those who could not
; get to'bed till late at night and must riso
jearly in. tho "morning and before getting
rostcdj it will be the loug-sleep.
AWAY WrTEniTC , i
A\raijr with all your gloomy talk about de "
parture from this world. ' If we have served *
our generation it will noi be putting out into
the-breakers , it will uattbo the fight with
tho Kingof Terrors : H will bo going to
3teeD. - . A friend writing me from Illinois
says * taut Rev. Dr. Wingate , president of
Wako-Forest college. North. Carolina , after , * | <
asmosJ. useful life , found ! Jos last day ou m j
earth his-happiest day , and that in his last a *
moraontjs he seemed to be-personally talking-
with Chrisi , as friend with friend , saying : J-
"Ohv hor delightful it i I know you /
-would'le-\vith ' me when iteit time came , and
I knew it would be s-s-cet * , but I did not
Know. - iiwould be as sweet a * it is. " The ' ,
fact w < * a he had served is generation in tho * *
gosppl mrhistr- * , ' . and by tho * will of God ho '
fnll onsibepWhcu in Africa ; Majwara. the '
aseranU-loolsed into the j abc David Liv- '
inpstonftr and found him onhis knees , he '
stopped back , not wishing-to disturb him in. '
prayers.inuaomo timctafter t in and I
foundlhianini the same jostura .and stepped fjkj
lmok agaihr i t after a. twhile * west in and if |
t3uclictL3im. and lo ! thft rcrattraveler had Vmj
linishedihilast journey amLrlchad died in [ Hj
tilo'-grandbsl and mightiesfe posture a man Vm\ \
e"/ertaJas on his kn < esr. Bibhad served Wfi
-peneaatfon by unrolling * the seroll of a 12
cuntiheLrU an < J by the will of Ged fell on ? g
sleep. . Gsimshaw , .thOH-o\aagclistr when
tiKkoel luvrlbo felt in "aisnlast moments , re- m
sopadoiSn "As happy aa < I aan'beoire earth *
and assure of glory asifll were va. H. I
havenothing : to dol.hut lo step.out of this
btdlihto heaven. " H-iving served Ms gen
eration ) IhiaQEi-essful evaugelismi U y the will
CJufGodVho-fe31 on sler t-i.
Ih ) thi * nraseum of Gteanxvitti : bospital ,
England.there is a fragmentoffst ? booE that I
was foiaid in the Arctic.regions amtd the •
relics < oi" Sis * John Fauklinwt > hafi per-
ished.aaidi She snow andicd ; anittho-eaf ] of
aiiat pie-ie of a book , \as-turnetL down tt tho
wordsVheu thou paswisb + hrougii tho
* r ateis.I Trill be withthti © . - " Hiiving-served
his gentration in.th < i causd'of sciena-e and
discovery toy the wtHof.Gad. he-foil oraslcep.
WhyAiHyou.keep : usall so.rrcrvous ; talk-
iiigrabcsiiJ that witiWiSonly a dormitory
and a pCEt > wed slumber , .canopied by angels' >
wings ? Sleep ! . Tratispvrtanttrsleep r And
what a orious av. iiening. ! You amf I havo
sometiiaes been thcrougblybefivilderecl after
a long : and fatiguingJiurnay ; ; * e have
stojjped at a friend" } ; Iteuscfor thenight , .
and afterhourso < " , comlctounconstiasness .
we haw onenedcunt- .ve.thM high , risen sun.- :
full in cur faces , and before we ccald fully
eolleci © ur facpUics 2aa : said : "Wher *
am I , Tshose.nous. © " 3. ; tHisy and Tsfcose aro s
thes& 1tardensl1Acdltilemit has Hashed up- ; ,
on us in glad , realiCy. .itod 1 should not won- .
der if. after woihave • "yjnrtd our generation , u
and. by tho wVl.o God..hzive fallen on sleep , .
theikvpsleepjthonfctfutsleep , * jeo should *
awake in blissful tbawildi rmeni. and for a , : ,
little whilp. ray : * * Wh re am. I ? What * ,
place is thisl Vvy > > hims ; thisjpholsterj - <
What fountrica axft * these tos-nhg ; in tpa < *
light ? Whj v-thisJaflks like hearen ! It is. .
It is. Why. ther . i ai b ailding : grander tha . %
all the castles of canthilscaved Sito a rnoun- _
tain of.spleadortriat must be tbe palace t t ; *
Jesus. Alofifc . thi. 're. at those waljtai
lined vnth. a foliage more tcautiful thann
anything I everrsx * - before , and see th so-
- do. tho aisles of * .
who aro vjulkinj-r srn - > e.jr > -
Qnre. F prri what I have leard of them ,
ihose twx'oarm. in. arm must be Moses and !
Joshua , Sam. of. Mount Sinac&nd him of the
halting sun owirAjalon. . And those two.
wallrin ( ; arm olrarra must he John and rJauL.
the oncfiogeacie - and the other so mighty.
And those tug&wlth the rebes as brillitntaa
though made out © r the cooled oft fiacxes of
mart.\Tdomi.amsSbc Joh-joHnss andaIJii a -
Latiraar. j
a jtQcse-xc-T nuitr/warn HA > DHa . J
Butrljmust ao ; look rtay longer 24. trtosc '
gardens of beauty , but axamine thiSi bulid-
mgriri.wb'fihilhave juaai' vakened J > look
ouj of ithetndov thi ? way and thai : aad up ; . ,
arjjxlowrt , and I find that it is a n a-ision of • '
iramensc-sizoin whichil am stopping * . All |
ijs windows of agate&o < i its coloanades of
PAirphysj * and alabastpr. Why , I/wooder if
this , lii not the house of "many
mansionsof wiicrt I uscq : to read J
It ( is , it is. THero must be many *
of my kindred aid , friends inthis very- * i
mansibn. HarkL whose are thjoso voices " '
wheee. are those * ix > unding fooW I open the- J
dooaand see , snd lo ! the * are cominjr . .
through all the wrridors anjitipand dowou '
all tho stairs , our long absent kindratt.
Why there is fjther , there is. aother , t"erei |
* * e the children. AlleU again. AJA {
yourtg again. All of use-together agaEa. , i'
And as - ? * • > , , . embrac * each' * &er - j
with the cry.Never mon-to part ! "Sever !
rxv > re to pars ' the arches * the alcove * the L
hallways echo and re-echo the words Nev- 1
ei * more to. part. Never more td part. ' ' ' *
Then our fdorificd frieods say * . "Came o * " u
ATithus siid see hea\j4n. " And. some qf Jl
them bcunding ahead of us an-3 some ol l j.
them skiping besideas , we start down the- j'
ivory stairway. Acplwemeet , coming pa , ji
one of she king3 of ancient Israel , somewbati *
smali of stature , b'sthavinsf ; * countcnanca. 1 ' •
radiant with , a thousand victi/ries. An < 3 aft | . V
all are making obeisance to this great oa& ' 1
at heaven I cry cut , "WhoSi hel" and ; tho I
aaswercames'This is th * greatest of all f
tho kings of Iss-ocL It is David , w e. after- If
he had served his generation by tho will c A 11 :
God , fell on sleep. " J1
A woman is rarely able to sharpen a load lr |
pencil or drive a nail in tho proper way , but X j
she generally knows how to manage a hus. Mm
band , and that's a good deal tOUKUer * VV4 1 f ,
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