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WYOMING. UNIQUE AGRICUI1TURAI 1 CHAP ACTER OP THE STATE. aorta *r* fntA, bat Miocew with the mast goon le«d to the introduction finer snimals. IMaefc o f Its Arable Areas Way Up l n th e Air—Irrigation Necessar y to ' the Successful Growt h of Crops. ~C \T \ffTTOMING though one of \ /\ / th e Bocky Mountain V Y States, is much less rug­ ged than its neighbors, Colorado and Montana. Its mountain ranges are lew, broken down at many points, and widely separated, -with < broad park-like plains ftnd valleys be­ tween them. About twenty years ago these valleys with their abundant wild grasses and many sparkling streams first attracted tho stockmen, and they are to-day just commencing to attract tho farmer. As an agricultural State, says the New York Sun, Wyoming is unique in tho Union. Its arable areas have an average altitudo greator than that of any of our other States.' Thus in Southern \Wyoming a large part of tho best lands lie at an elevation varying between 6000 and 8000 feet, whilo the lowest portions, whioh are in the north, betweon tho Platte Eiver and the northern boundary, tho Big Horn Mountains and tho Blaok Hills, aro between 3000 nnd 5500 feet high. These lower lands produce well all the «emi-hardy vegetables and fruits, but, 4is the altitudo increasos, the varieties of possible products grow less, till, at an elevation of 7500 or 8000 feet, hay only does well. The soil, generally, is a sandy loam, enriched in the valleys by vegetable decomposition, and on tho uplands mixed with gravel and a large propor­ tion of clay. In somo districts it is a heavy clay loam, approaching what is commonly called \gumbo.\ In others, as along tho base of the Black Hills, on cither side of tho Big Horn Moun­ tains, and in a few other sections, there is a decided gypsum soil, red or gray, according to tho proportion of irou it contains. Xo analysis of these soils has yet been made, hut by com­ paring them with similar soils from Colorado they aro found to bo excel­ lent, and capable with moisture of bearing very good crops. Over the anil do areas the ra'nfnll averages twelve inches, ft is heawest in spring nud hummer, though a month has never been known t<> without any precipitations whate\or On account of extremely dry iur and n lnig-' percentage of clour days, mois­ ture is evaporated almost as hoon as it falls. Thus nothing can bo success­ fully grown without irrigation, except in u few favored places, where the proximity of high mountains causes unusual condensation, orinsomo of tho lower northeastern valleys, whoso climates resemlilo that of Nobraska. Among the mountains tho rainfall is often as great as thirty inches annually, and is very evonly distributed throughout the year. Hence the •mouctain rivers never run dry, and .can be depended upon for a Bteady water supply. Of a total area for tho State of o2,448,000 acres, about 10,000,000 acres are callable .of irrigation. This tract, greater than the combined areas of Delaware, New Jersey and Con­ necticut, is divided naturally into four nearly equal divisions, watered by the four largest rivers of tho State, the North Platte, the Powder, tho Big Horn and the Green. The southwestern or Platte division lias so high an elevation that almost no agriculture has yet been attempted thore. Tho Powder or northern di­ vision, varying between 3500 and 5500 feet in height, and watered by streams ilowiug from the snows of tho Big Horn Mountains, is tho section where farming hus made most progress.. Hero tho climate is much milder •Corn and most of the crops grown in Nobraska do well. This is the only part of Wyoming whoro pig raising has gained n foothold. The Big Horn and Green River vulleys aro comparatively undeveloped, though several long ditches have been storted and many more planned. Hay is a chief crop in Wyoming. Wheat and other cereals aro very im­ portant , of those more are raised every year, m somo instances they , have made extraordinary yields. Po­ tatoes aro of a very good quality, and a promising industry is that of raising augur beets. Tho chmato and soil are very favorable to their growth, and thoy produeo an unusual percentage of starch and sugar. It is, however, truo that AVyoniing's agricultural pro- gross has been slow. There has hitherto been invested 810,000,000 in irrigat­ ing ditches, with a length of about 3000 miles, and commanding 2,000,000 acres of the best lands in the - State. Theso ditches wero most of them planned and started whilo tho cattle business was at its height. When it •collapsed, in 1885, a largo proportion had to bo abandoned from want of cap­ ital. Again, many miles of ditching were built by stockmon, not for irriga­ tion, but to get titles to pasturo lands. Others were built to get control of water rights, and with no intention of immediate use. Thus of all the land under ditches at the present time, only about ten per cent, can be irrigated, and only one per cent, is actively cul­ tivated By far the greater part of Wyoming is upland that can never bo reached by irrigation, and must always remain a pastoral and stock-raising country. There are nearly 40,000,000 acres of such lands in tho State. These, with grassy forest areas of 15,000,000 acres, aro supplied plentifully with water for stock. Of the 100 or more native grasses, th6 most valuable aro timothy, bine stem and bent grass. These grow on tho borders of streams and in damp mountain valleys. The best upland kinds ore the \buffalo \red bent,''' \Juno\ and \bunch.\ All of them euro naturally as they stond, nnd fur­ nish good winter foddor, Shoop raising is now ono of tho most profitable businesses. It was intro- dncod at about tho timo of the decline in the cattle business. It is said that in many instances' as much as 100 por cent, has been cleared on capital thus invested. Horse breeding, too, prom­ ises much in tho future. Wyoming horses are remarkable for their great lung development and capacity for en­ durance. A s yet only the commoner ol Facto Aboit Castor OH. The' lovers of castor oil—snd coarse they are numerous—will, per haps, be interested in a lengthy and able communication to the State De partment from United States Consul Merrill, of Calcutta, about the outiva- tion and production of that palatable article of diet in India. Whoever sup­ poses that that heftt\hen country, India, does not contribute to the happiness of mankind is not awaro o( the fact that she produces and dis­ tributes over the world moro than 3,000,000 gallons of castor oil por annum. According to Consul-General Merrill the exportation of castor oil, from India last year wero 3,273,980 gallons, and in tho preceding year 3,000,000 gallons. Thousands of people aro employed in this delightful and health producing enterprise, and thousands of acres of land are annually planted and tilled in cultivation of the castor bean from which tho oil is produced. Thero are two forms of the plant from which the castor bean is procured, says Consul Merrill. One of these is a perennial growth in tho form of a tall bush, or almost tree, which is grown us a hedge plant to afford' shade around fields in which more delicate crops are hoing culti­ vated. This yields a larger seed and an abundance of inferior oil. The best oil is mado from an annual plant which produces small seed which is planted in rows, somothing as corn is planted in this country. In the fourth or fifth month after the Bowing the flowering occurs, and in tho sixth month the capsules are formed and tho pick, which begins in the soventh month, terminates with tho ninth, when tho cattle eat off what leaves re­ main, and the stems are cut for fuel. The BCed spots are gathered by hand, and after being dried the beans aro beaten out with a wooden mallet. The beans aro roasted or boiled, and after being dried are pounded in a mortar, soaked in water and ground into meal, after which the oil is extracted by pressure combiued with heat. Tho portion of tho bean remaining after all the oil that can be extracted by pressure has been removed is utilized in tho manufacture of gas, and in other cases is mi<ced with bone meal and used as a fertilizer Consul Mer­ rill closes his interesting statement ou castor ml by remarking that it is fre­ quently used for dressing tanned hides and skins, as it repels rats and other vermin.—St. Louis Star-Sayings. • UL-, Cruel Sport in Chile. Tho National pastime of Chilois tho \barro which is played by the huas- ous, or Chilean horsemen, who aro splendid riders. At every wayside drinking shop there is a range of posts supporting a long rail, to which tho horses aro tethered. Whenever u few huascos meet a wager for drinks is sure to bo put up. Then sides are chosen, and the leaders first take their places on horseback side by side, each with his horse's chest closo up to tho bar. The others mount and range themselves on each side in the sauio position. Then the gamo bogiua. The objects of each side, according to London Tit Bits, IB to force its way along to tho further end of tho bar against the opposition of the other party Each closes sideways with all RELIGIOUS READING. Ill KTSTKBT 07 OOP 'S LBADIHM. That God does lead His peoplo is a truth which is abundantly established by the Bible and oanarmod by the experience of thousands of Ood's psopla in all ages o t tho world. But then ar« myMertoe oonneoted with God'i loadings ot His people, in many instance*, which are too profound for thom to unravol, and especially so during tho time that thej an being led. Sometimes the mystery hoi reference to tho path In, whioh tho bellovorii led. Tho paths aro so dlfforoot from whtv ono would naturally choose. Thoy are dlreot ly oontrary to what human sagacity and pru donee would oleot to walk in. They appear U bo bosot with difficulties that aro entire!) nsedles3 to encounter. They invite to dan gors whioh might easily bo uvoidod. Wi uttorly fail to soo. at tho tlma, any good roa sou why wo should bo led along such strange uninviting unpromising and apparently do struotivo ways. Thoy aro so radically at va rianoo with our conceptions of right, ot roa son, of prudenco, of satoty, of poraonal gooi and even of duty, that wo are strongly tomptoi at times to robol against procoodiug. W o an tomptod to question whothor wo aro boin) truly lod of God in suoh way! Wo havo found no dlflloulty in acoapl lng tho abstract truth that Goi does leud His pooplo. As a thooij wo prefer to believe it. Thoro is comfort ti tho thought that tho groat God ovor al does lead us; but then when wo And oui selves moving ulong in a cortuln path whlq is repugnant to our tastes, disappointing 6 our hopes, bringing most bittor oxperlenca to our souls, wo feel inclined to roviso ou estimate of tho theory, that God aotuoll loads His poopto. W o sav that this is ap to bo our feeling, especially whilo wo ar being led in ways whioh are oontrary t ourjudgmont of what is best for us. An yet, oftor passing through tho most disagree eblo parts of the way and coming out into th light again, wo And that God did indeed loa us. With all of our short-slghtednoss wo oa see that the path ln whioh wo were led wa tho best for us. Our experiences thorol wero worth more to us and to others throug us than treasures of gold. Then wo thanko God tor leading us in just such a path as H did j and thon too wo folt oondomned for ou murmurlngs and laok of faith and want of 111 ial submission to his dictates and direction! and prayud Him to forglvo us freely Aguii thore is a myatory also oftentimes ln tb means which God often uses to lead ui Ho omploys tho most unlikely moans,- means whioh men despiso and which w ourselves despiso. to accomplish His pui pose. And sometimes tho moans aro vor| small and quito insignificant. Ho take these to turn us in ono dirootion and thel in another, as scometh good to Him. W wonder at tho time why wo aro movo about by such llttlo things. Somo incident very flight in Itself, has boon tho means o turning us out of tho ourront of oar lives We would not havo believed that wo couli be affected thus; yot God had a purposo i! it all, and if tho purposo havo not been re veiui 'd to us, tho timo may come, oithor li this world or tho noxt, that wo shall knoi the m> story, tho meaning and tho moroy o eucb loading.—Uel. llorald. SUNDAY SCHOOL HBSONIOB SUNDAY , JULY 23. •Paul at Corinth,\ Acts Qolden lext : ICor. Commentary. .xviii., 1., 13 . 1-11. 1. \After those things Paul departed from atbons and camo to Corinth. His testi­ mony was not in vain at Athens, for Bomo olnve unto him and believed. See prerlous verse. Ho did not expect that all the seed would fall on good soil; neither aro wo so taught. But ho did know that God's word would accomplish His pleasure sad not re­ turn void, and that his labor was not in vata In tho Lord (Isn. lv., 11 ; I Cor. xv., 68). His aim was \b y all means to save soma\ ( I Cor. Ix., 22) , nnd this ho accomplished. Tho churoh of Christ Is made up of an oloct num­ ber out of all nations, given unto Him out of this world (Bov. v , 9 s Eph. i., I; Johnxvli., 6), nnd t o this end wo, llko Paul, should seek to get tho gospel everywhere. 2. \An d found a oertain Jew named Aqulla, bora in Pontus, lately como from Italy with his wife Prtactlla (becauso that Claudius had oommandod all Jews to do- part from Borne), and came unto thom.\ Wo cannot help remarking that after 1800 yours tho Jews nrostttl commanded to do- part from cities and oountrlos on tho face ol the onrth. It is the same sad old story as ln the days of Paul. It Is tho fulflllmont ol words spoken through Moses over SOOOyoars ago. See Dout. xxviil., G3-C8. But if the curso has como so literally nnd so fully the blessing shall also come, and ' 'the days ol tholr mourning shall bo ended,\ \for He that scattered Israel will gather him,\ and tho time it even now at hand (Isa. be , 20,21, Jor. xxxi., 10 ; Ezek. xxxvil., 21, 22). 3. \An d because ho was of the samo craft he abodo with thom and wrought, for by tholr occupation thoy were tentmakors. Whilo Paul belloved and taught that they who preach tho Gospol should live of tho Gospel ( I Cor ix., 14), ho also took ploaaure In working at his trndo thnt he might min- Istor to his own necessities and glvo tho Gospol freoly (Acts xx., 34 ; I Cor. iv., 11,12; I Thess. li., 0; I I Thess. ill., 8) . It is a great advantage under somo circumstances to bo ablo to do this now and thus stop the mouths of those who say of tho proaohor, \It is his business ; ho makes a good thing of It\ I am glad that I had throe yoars' ex­ perience of mlnlstorlng to my necessities by working soven hours a day, that I might trooly glvo all tho rest of my timo to dis­ tinctively rollglous work. 4. \And ho reasoned in tho synagogue overy Sabbath and porsuadod tho Jews and the Grooks.\ He doubtless did as at Thossal- onicn and roasonod out of tho Scriptures, opening nnd nlloging thnt Christ must needs have sufforod and risen again from tho doad, and thatthls Jesus is tho Christ (chapter xvll., 2, 3) . From his conversion his ono story was thnt Josus Is tho Christ, tho Son of God (ohnp- tor ix., 20-22) . 5. \And when Silos nnd Tlmothous woro como from Macedonia, Paul was prossod hi the spirit and testified to tho Jews thnt Jcsu3 Is tho Christ.\ Tho R. V says thnt he was '•constrained by tho word.\ This rominda us of Jero:nlah, who, whon tho word of tho Lord was made a reproach unto htm and a WHY DO WE SIT STILL ? | dorlsiou dally, said ho would not speak nny Awake ye slumborers lntho viuoyara of th ' more in His name-, but tho word of God was Lord. Religious indolonco admits of no ap 1 such a lire ln his heart that ho was constratnod OIOKJ - Aetivitv ln tho cause of Christ is ben I to speak (Jor xx., 8, 9). oliei.'il to the pfivsical frame, and for tho in | c - \And when thoy opposed thomsolvos and U Hurt ii» i-Yorci'si's arc more useful thauthos bluspheuied ho shook his raimont and said required l.y the Savior. An increase of plot | unto them, Your blood bo upon your own would remier tho mental powers mor : heads, I urn eloan ; from honcoforth I will oflldent.—\They are eonthiuullv throwln I 8° uat0 tho Ge uttles.' It was his custom contempt ou their own natures, that live ui | everywhere to preach tho gospol to the Jow first (Rotn. i., 10) and thon to tho Gentilo. Compare their conduct at Autioch In Plsldia (Acts sill., 45, 40). Whon nny ono Is duly warnod of dangor nnd refuses to take hood, his blood Is on himself (Ezok. xxxiii., 4, 5). Thoso who obey not the gospol shall bo pun­ ished with everlasting destruction (II Thess. i.,S, 9). As t o shuklng ono's raimont see Nolu v . 13. 7. \And he departed thonoo and ontorod I into a certain man's house namod Justus, I one that worshiped God, whoso houso joined t hard to the synagogue.\ Whon ono door ie I shut another Is sure to he opon, and some- J times, us hi this case, noxt door to tho one closed against us. When tho Lord opens n i door for us, no power can shut It. and when | a houso or city is closod against us or out mossugo wo havo only to move on in Ills GHead to all the dwellers ou oarth. Wufl waft, ye winds, tho cheering truth that th diseased und dying may bo restored. Chris healeth tho suiil. Toll tho wanderers o. i,;„ „„. i i; i • i ' i death's dark mountain, that tho Sun of Blirbt his migh t nn d dig s his hugei rowel s , eousness bus arisen. ^ eoucoriii dly about th.-ir future, etornal salvo Hon.\ Where is th J zeal of thousands whos names are recorded ln the annuls of th church? \Slothlul professors like u door up ou its hinges.\ -Urgent Interests of Zlou ciC upon all the sons und daughtors of Jehc vati to be eurne-t in efforts to pre moto its prosperity. Tho church I uttering loud lutnent becuuse so many with! her birders aro slack In tho performance <: duty. By whom will tho breud of life b boriio to the famishing world, if believers fu to do it? Say not, the ungodly dcslro n measures on their behalf; thoy need then, and the Hon of Muu charged his people t o g forth in pitv, to savo tho hoodless and heart loss. The blood of Calvary was shod for th world, a remedy has boon provided for th wounded iullleted by sin. Hasten, yo he. nnmo 7 Rov ut., 8 , Moth, x., 14). It Is not us aids of divine morcy, and bear tho balm o I <n ..... into his horse's sides to koop his chest close to the bar until they drop blood and the cruel bits are jerked viciously. Yells of excitement and rage break from the players as the pressure in­ creases, and thoir legs are crushed bo- tweon tho horses. The spectators aro equally excited. Even tho horses seem to take an intelligent part in the strug­ gle, and a well trained mount will fre­ quently oust a rival from his placo. Progress along the liar is, however, very slow, and whon there are as many as thirty or forty picked playors a wholo day may bo spont without the contest being decided. Horses nnd men both suffer severely, legs are crushed and broken, and at tho end of the struggle tho riders havo to be helped from their saddles, and their clothing has often to be cut from tho swollen flesh. Unless a limb be brokon, tho tough horseman is little worse. A day or two on his back and puro olive oil restore him to strength and supple- noss. —— A Train in Collision YVith Elephants. An extraordinary accident is re­ ported from Hyderabad, India. The Nizam's spocinl train, when going at a considerable speed, ran into a troop of his Highness's elephants, which ap- poar to havo been walking along the lino. There were about ten elephants in all, proceeding to Manukota. How many of these wero actually on tho lino at tho time of tho accident is not known. Tho special ran into the herd between Kasatnudrnm and Manukota stations. Ono of the finest animals was knocked over, pushed in front of tho engino for a distance of fifty to ono hundred yards and killed. Another fine olophant was injured, and had a tusk broken. Tho mahout of the ani­ mal was killed, and ono or two other , persons seriously injured. Most fortu­ nately tho train was being drawn by an unusually heavy engine, one of a typo recontly put on tho lino. The scene of the accident is about 120 miles from Hyderabad, on the lino to Bezwada. —Now Tork Post. \Go jo messengers of God ; Like the beams of morning lly ; Take tho wondor worltlng rod: Wuvo tho banner cross on high.\ —N E. Puritan Bears Killing t'nttlo. Ono night last weok a bear killed and carriod off a veal belonging to Peter Pickor, and so badly crippled a yearling that it died tho same day from the offectB of the injury. An old cow was also pretty badly used up at the same timo nnd carries ovidonco ol bruin's claws. The stock were all in tho pasture at the timo the attack was made, and after the calf had been killod the bear carried it a distance ot over a mile into a guloh ovorgrowing with undergrowth, where it was eaten. It is said that boars are plentiful in tho country above whoro tho Grand Bonde empties into Snako Biver, nnd thoy can be soon at all times of the day olong tho banks of that stream. A. prospector's camp was visited by bruin lost Monday during the absence of the men and a quantity of bacon and sugar oaten and dostroyed, The tracks in tho sand . show thore niusl have been three bears.— Asotin 1 (Waab- ingtonj Sentinel.' \ > 'i,'•; (.V TH E LIOtt T O F NATUUC . Thore lived mauj years ago, in Philndei! phla, a eolebraU'd Indian ehief by.'bo nutneo) ' Tedyuscung. He was sitting ono ovoniug bj , the llcesldo of a frleud, both of them lookinj i silently at the lire, indulging their owu rol i flections. | At length the silence was Interrupted by tin • friend, who said, \ I will tell you what I huva beou thinking of; I was thinking of a rule del . llvorod by tho author of tho Christian rollgioii I ' whioh, from its excellence, wn call tho Gold] i ou Buie.\ \Stop said Tedyiiseung, \dou'l ' praise It to me, but rather tell mc what it is. I and lot me think for myself. I do not wisl you to toll mo of its excellence— tell ine whal , itis.\ •It is. for ono man to do to another as ho trould tho othor should do to him.\ i 'That's impossible! it cannot he done,' Tedy- uscung Immediately replied; and taking his pipe, lighted it, and commencod walking ibout tho room. In about aquartor of an hour ho camo up to his friend with a smiling 3ountouanco, and (taking tho pipe from his mouth) said, 'Brothor I havo boen thoughtful an what you told mo. If the Great Spirit that made man would give him a now heart, he ;ould do as you say, but not else. EZEK ., xxxvi., 20.— A now heart also will I <lvc you. and a new spirit will I put within you; and I will take away tho stony heart out of your Uesh, nnd I will glvo you a heart of tLfeilx. . TUE VERDICT OF SCIENCE. Alcohol is an artificial product obtained by formeutntion, nnd is never found in a simple state, It is a poison in both its nature nnd its offocls, ft is prououncod such b y tho highest authorities, and proved to bo such by tho test of chomlstry us well ns physiol­ ogy. Alcohol unndultoratod i3 a pure poison, and though takon into the system Inadiluted state, without nt first apparently any injuri­ ous effects, it is still a poison, and does tho work of n poisonous agent. The first nnrcotlc symptom produced on the system by alcohol is that of incipiont paralysis. Tho tlush which may bo obsorvod on the faco is caused by tho paralysis of tho delioatoly constructed sympathetic nerves. In courso o f timo thoy become thoroughly and oomplctoly paralyzed, and then tho bloom on tho oheek dovolops into tho inovitnblo blotoh on tho nose. When alcohol Is token into tho systom, tho pulse throbs quicker for n timo, the oyo spnrklc3 with flame, and for a short timo more than usual activity is manlfost, after whioh succeed collapse und prostration. It is thus that ail poisons act , and the vory symptoms that men oonsidor a test of tho good thoy derive from alcohol aro in reality tho undoubtod harblngera ot gravo and Im­ minent dangor. But of all tho ovil oftoots of this deadly poison, thero Is ono far more romnrkablo and doplorablo than all the rest, and that is tho direct assault alcohol nmkos on the brain and mental faculties. Tho moment it is taken into the systom, it makes immediately for tho blood, and hurries oft at once to tho brain. Here it attnoks, first of all, tho high­ est functions, for tho higher tho function the moro delicnto and susceptible is tho brain matter involved, and tho more sensitive to injury. Hence, tho moral and spiritual functions, Buch as roveronoo for God, aspira­ tion, self-denial, purity and pationoo, becomo tho first victims of this insidious foo ; while the coarser and more animal functions, hav­ ing thus for n time gained control of tho victim, loave him, as he but too often proves himself to be, a brute and no man. It Is no wonder, therefore, that w o have exhibltod t o us, from time to time, suoh convincing ex ­ amples of this truth, and that we soo mon, who, in sobriety, aro kind and affeotionato, guilty, undor the influence of drink, o f orimos tho most brutal, appalling and cold­ blooded, which it Is within the ingenuity of man to dovise.—Dr. E. N. Allen. \1 SHALL state the whole case In a sentence,\»s the judge said,when he arraizaed tho prisoner.-. ~~ that thoy ill treat, but Him whoso message wo bear (Luko x., 10). | 8. \An d Crispus, tho chief rulor of the ; synagogue, boltevod on tho Lord wiOi nil his j house, and many ot tho Corinthians bearing believed nnd wore baptlzod.\ The ohiol ruler cannot always control the othor rulera whether ho bo presldont of a nation, mayoi of a city or only rulor of a synagogue, but tho timo will como whon thore will boa Chiol Bulerto whom all others snail yield a ported obodienoo. Ho will bo this samo Josus whom | Paul preached, but He will then bo King ol I Kings and Lord ot Lords. All kings will fall I down before Utm; all nations shall serve Him (Bov xlx., 10 ; Ps. Ixxii., 11). It was a splendid victory for tho Lord and His sorvanl to have tho chief ruler nnd his household re­ ceive the despised Nazareno as Isruol *s Mos- Blah. Many must havo boon helped by his j example to do likewise. Here ugutn, a3 at Athens, Paul is privilogod to savo some and holp complote tho church. 9. \Thon spako tho Lord to Paul in the night by a vision, Bo not afraid, but speak and hold not thy poaco.\ Ho was probably being tomptod llko Jeromlah, to whom we havo already referred. Ho says ln I Cor. if. 8, that ho was with thom hi mooknoss, ana In fear, und In much trembling, nis Hostel had obsorvod this, nnd hence this vision and great comfort. Compare Josh. I., 9 , Jer. i., IV. What exceeding gront comfort there is In these \fear nots\ of our Lord from Geo. xv , 1, to Bev. i., 17, but wo got no bonolll unless wo appropriate thom to oursolvos. 1! we aro tho Lord s and in His servloo, wo mnj tako His promises right to our honrts. 10. \Fori am with theo, and no man shall set on thee to hurt thoo, for I have uiuob pooplo ln this city.\ Ono ot tho largest promises ln tho Bible, if not tho very largest, Is tho \ I am with you\ ot Jehovah. Soo hon He gavo It to Moses, Joshua, Gidoon, Isaiah, Jeremiah, Haggai and tho apostl03 (Ex. ill., 12; Josh, i., 5, Judg. vi., 10. Isa. xll., 101 Jer. 1., 8, 19; Hag. i., 13; 11., 4; Math, xxviii., 20). 11. \And ho contlnuod thero a your and alx months teaching tho word of God among them.\ Ho did not teach science nor phi­ losophy, nor did ho lecture upon the groat men of tho day. Ho did not try to prove that tho books of Moses nnd the Psalms hud many authors, and that thoro must have boen two Isaiahs, but behoving all things written In the law and in tho prophets (Aots xxlv., 14) he tuught tho Scriptures. Ho preachou tho Kingdom of God nnd taught the thing* ! whioh concorn the Lord Josus Christ (Acts xxvili., 31), saying nono other things than th030 which Moses and tho prophot3 did say ihould como (Acts xxvl., 22). — Losson Holnor. , SIY LIF E HAS DKKN A fAILURE . So said a capitalist In this country, wortn his soveral millions, on bolng askodVhy he did not havo a biography of his lifo writteu. What uu unswer, und what a snd truth, to be made and considered by ono who hus spout a long lifo in amassing wealth; and now, with trembling limbs, stopplug tuto the grave, the startling truth, ipiilo too Into, it is to bo fourbd, flushed aero33 his mind, that his life had been a failure— its great object, and the only ono worthy the attention of an immortal being, having boon entirely ovorlooked or negleoted! What moro than suoh a thought nood occupy a anno mind, to fill and koop It full of unuttorablo nngulshV Lifo u failure I Beador—whosoevor you may be, rich or poot —uld you ovor ask yoursolf whetboryour life, also, had been a failure? Whothor you ure merely living for this world—laying up the treasures of whioh you cannot avail yourselJ in your greatest time of nood. • j pOURING | COUGH SYRUPS I INTO THE \ ••• STOMACH £ Uptete the whole system tmA <loee »ot e core ft Cough or Colli. May's Ttiroat s IMftmondfl are dissolved ln the moutfi* * also burnt and tho smoke Inhaled, la * that way you reach and medicate the * m acous membrane affected. 1 j IS THE SUREST REMEDY : { Evor discovorod for Catarrh in tho J • head and will strengthen your throat* J e Try tho 111 for Clearing tho Voice- • • SOLD AT 25c, A BOX. J 5 Throat Diamond Mfg. Co., I • NAUGATUCK, CONN. • ALBANY SADDLERY COMPANY MANUrAOTURIR S O F F1MIHANO-MAD C HAKMKSS . * A LB AN f. itMsl i HEW YORK. WANTED LIVE AGENTS 1 HART'S IMPROVED Hair Crimper and Waver. T HR only crimper in the market which crimps and waves the hair, and is controlled by our company. The fashion of crimping the hair is all the rage, and becoming more popular every day. For the past six months our com­ pany have manufactured over 500,000 of these crimpers, and not over one-third of the towns have been reached, as they have been bandied by the largest hard­ ware trade only. Now we are putting them in the hands of agents only who are making large profits from the sale of the goods, we prefer ladies to handle the agency for the goods, as they can show them up to much better advantage. The crimpers are nickel plated, and put up in boxes li dor. in a box. Samples will be sent on receipt of 35 cents to pay the postage and first cost of the crimper* when we will forward the prices and dis­ count to agents, towns, county or state given to parties who will guarantee to take a certain number of crimpers to start on. . . ADDRESS . . . THE UPSON cV HART CO. Sole Manufacturers, UNIONVILLE. CONN. 8 \ THE GREHT W I KIN CURllj FOR. * X Eczema, Salt Rheum, | • Ring Worm, Scald Head, Old Sores. • X ALL SKIN DISEASES J • dXD ITCnilfa 1'ILES POSI- • J T1VELY CVItBD. + • • • Price, 25 cts. per Box • • At all Druggrlsta or mallad on • J receipt of Price. : THE prior MEDICINE CO., • • ••••••••••••••••••••••••• M1DDLETOWN, N . Y —• tin iiiiuii 11 iiiiiii • ii ui 111111111 it • 1 1 I BRUCE & WEST I EXTRPGTS EE Unexcelled In purity, strength and i EE fine flavor. Insist upon your i == grocer supplying you with the \ EE BrucB & West Brand of Extracts, i EE Not gBnulne without our trade: EE mark on label. FRCPARCa »Y THE Good-Bye to PMI) Scientific American Agency for CAVEATS, TRADE MARKS, DE81QN PATENTS, COPYRIGHTS, etc. For Information and f roo Handbook wrlto to MUNN A CO.. 801 UKOADWAT, NEW YOIIK. Oldest buroou tor securing patent* In America. Kverynatcntr taken out by us Is brought beforo tbo publto by a notice given f rco ot obargo In tbo Lwcwt otaml.tlon ot any Klantlnc paper in th« world. Splendidly UlMfrat^'No Inullbraot Ma ahoold t» without It.- W **yr, •**• a U Bruce & West Mfg! Co. |f = CLEVELAND, O. \ == ^Hlllllillillllllllllllillllllllllllllllllll Sore Nipples, Scrofula, Pimples, Piles, Ringworms, etc., etc., Knocked out easily by Hamilton's Indian Ointment For fifty years ibw wonderful remedy bas hold first place as a sore-annlhtlator without odyortlfllnfr Uo- rivaled for Instant cfllcacy. If you suffer with any kind of skin disease Ret Hamilton's iMdlan Ointment quick. 2Sc.andS0c. boxes. Sold by all druggists. Mailed anywhere ou receipt of price. HAfllLTON REHEDY CO., CanajohaWe, N. Y. A.H o*tr Harness U JTand - Mad* and J0Cand-8e*ce4. 2Kcnl« from, the back* of 2fo* X Pure Oak Leath­ er* by expert- c» ced workmen, JEquat in every res2>ect to Custom made JTarncss. Guaranteed to give satisfaction. ^ JJ«#y eHreei from the tMNN/M.Hr- ers artd smve tw profit** If you think of purchui- ing a harness let *ts know what kind you want. We will make you a special jpWcc, If you liurchaso a Harness from us, and you are not satisfied, you may return it and we will Refund you your money. THE PEERLESS EXTENSION TABLE. A BOX OF TABLE LEAVES IS NOT AN ORNAMENTAL PIECE OF FURNITURE FOR ANY DINING-ROOM; AND IF PLACED IN SOME CLOSET, THERE IS ALWAYS MORE OR LESS TROUBLE IN GETTING AT IT . AVOID ALL BOTHER BY GETTING A \ PEERLESS \ TABLE IN WHICH THE LEAVES ARE CRATED. Nothing to Wear Out or get Out of Order. The oftcner ussd the easier it works. Ask your dealer for it or write us for pries. We can suit your pocket-book. - HILLSDALE, PMI THE HILLSDALE MFG. CO., NONE NICER. —^COCOAS 5 WORTH STREET,NEW-YORK CITY . 1SS3. W ILL stand warm water and sun heat with­ out injury. Made from manita stock, very strongand durable. This pail is WOUND, therefore SEAMLESS, and very light. WAR­ RANTED NOT TO LEAK OR WATER- SOAK. Are tasteless, and will stand any fair ordinary usage. The strong; iron hoops, top and bottom, protect the inside as well as the outside edges of the pail. Packed in substan­ tial wooden crates, one-half dozen in each. Not excelled for dairy purposes. The leading- Paper Pail in market. For sale by the Jobbing; Trade. Insist on your grocer supplying you with the \Eureka\ Paper Pail and take no Other. MAHUfACTUnCO BY DIMOCK, GOULD 4. CO., MOUH£, ILL. Buy a Good Cash Register. # THE MERCANTILE, PRICE, $25.00. Used and endorsed by nearly 10,000 progressive Merchants. A PERFECT CASHIER, NEEDED IN EVERY RETAIL STORE. It hiv* tho latest improved cnmblnution lllL'iC It Is the quickest ivpfster tn oporntp ]t records tnuiMiotioiw in tin* onleriurvlo. It, records mnney paid out and received on ncooimt J? show* who doim the work !• ciwntt's yon in correct method** ]i prevents disputed In case of error It will pay its cost every month ui saving of time and money It fs prnetieal. durable nnd reliable. It is fully guaranteed tor two years. WRIT E TO TH E MANUFACTURER S j FOR FULL PARTICULARS . AMERICAN CASH REGISTER CO., 230 Clinton St., Chicago. The Sun in all its Glory is no brighter than the man who buys direct from OUR FACTORY a COMPLETE TOP BUCCY And For LESS THAN WHAT THE SAME QUALITY WOULD COST FROM A LOCAL DEALER. Wo aro making $351 tho finest lino of vehicles and harness tor tho money in America. All FOSTER VEHICLE! aro sold -with a guarantee. If yOU Want to Save Money ivritQ at onco for our flno largo Illustrated Catalogue. IT It FIEE TO All. You will maka a mistake if you buy a Vehicle or Harness before seeing our Catalogue. FOSTER BUGGY & CART CO.. No. 3 5 Tile o Bid 's;, CINCINNATI, O . BUILDERS OF . . 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