Advance Argus, December 29, 1887

Advance Argus

December 29, 1887

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Advance Argus (Newspaper) - December 29, 1887, Greenville, Pennsylvania CHRISTS A Discourse on the Barn and Ita Christmas Ntsht Scenes Nearly Hundred Years and inkan his fl Infantile mmld Tyrmn plmh rnnnpled conchas ripplina irntorn from royal dripping into bsninn irory and ehrma to bs born on lerel with a oowt or a camels or ft dogs thathe mljirht be tha alUyiiUion of brutal Buffarintr wait as redeemer of n I imagine now I in Hist Sunday Talmago preached n sermon on The Barn and ings His text was taken from Lmfco shepherds said one to Lot its now go even unto and see this living which Is coma to f Talmage said i One thousand years of the worlds exist ence rolled painfully and wearily and no Two thousand and no Three thousand and no Four thousand and no C4ive us a had cried Assyrian and Persian and Chaldean and Egyptian but the lips of earth and lips of the shy made no The world bad already been affluent of Among poets had ap peared Homer and Thesis and Anstoph and Sophocles and Euripides and Alex is no Christ to be tho most pootic figure of tho Amons his torians hnd appeared HoroJolus andXeno puou and but no Christ from whom all history was to ilnte backward and and Among tho conquerors Cnmillus and Maiilius and Regulus and and Hannibal and thul Bothjehom night with aa infant Christ on the ona and tha ipeaohtasa creatures of God on tha I Look out how you striltit tho rowel into that homos TukJ oS that curbod bit from that bleeding Bomora that gaddla from that raw Shook not for fun that bird that is too small for Forget not to put watar into tho caga of that BAPTIST CHURCH A entitled Waiting for Santa was rendered at the Baptist Throw out some crumbs to too tar See 8th ia thi Institute The annual County Institute of Mercer county convened in the Court House on rat Tin ner Friday The house was there not being standing and scores went away unable to enter the The entertainment was undoubtedly the best of its kind ever given in Green The music was very pretty and the dialogue part of the affair was ap interesting and No heavy acting was yet the very noticeable naturalness with which the speakers rendered their parts cidedly Little Maggie ex hibited almost genius in the rendition of December at p Superintendent McCleery Devotional exercises were conducted by oi the after which Henry Hall addressed the institute in a ten minute speech on How to get the most good out of the giving many prac tical Sherman of Grove City Bcipio and Poupay and yet no Christ who was to be conqueror of earth and But the slow century and tne slow year and the slow month and the slow hour at last The world had had matins or concert in tha morning and vespers and concerts in the now it is to have a concert at The black window shutters of n Decembernight were thrown nnd sonva of thebest siugars of u world whore llioy all sing stood and putting back tho drapery of cloud chanted a peace until all the echoes of hill and valley applauded and enchorcd the Hallelujah At last the world has a Christ and juat tho Christ it let us go into that Christmas scene as though wo had never before worshiped at tho Here is a Madonna worth looking I wonder not that most frequent ruuno in all lands and in all Christian centuries is there are Marys in palaces and Marys in and though Gorman and French and Italian and Spanish aud Enjrlish pro nounce it they are all name sakes of the one whom we find on a bed of straw with her pale face against the soft cheek of Christ in the night of the Nativ All the great painters have tried on canvas to present Mary and her child and the incidents of that most famous nicut of tho worlds Raphael in three different masterpieces celebrated Tintoret and Guirlanjo themselves in the Adoration of the Corregio needed to do nothing more than his MadonnaHp become Tho Mudonna of the by Leonardo da will kindle the adoration of all Murillo never won greater triumph by his pencil than in his presentation of the Holy But all tho galleries of Dresden are forgot ten when I think of tho urnill room of that gallery containing I ho Sistino Yet all of thwm woro copies of Mat thews nnd Lukes Ma Uitt impitTd Miidonna of tho Old which wo put into our hands when we woro infcxnts sind that we hope to have under our hcstdn when we in tho that5 on tho first night of Christs HtoUod honored tho brute You can not get into that Bethlehem barn without going past tho tha the the Tho brutes of that stable hoard the first cry of tho infant Scuno of tho old painters represent the oxon ami camels kneeling that night before the newborn And well might they Have you over thought that Christ tuuong other to alleviate the sufferings of tho bruto creation Was it not appropriate that he during tho first fow days and nights of his lifo on be surrounded by the dumb boasts whose moan and plaint and hallowing have for ages boon a prayer to God for the arresting of thentorturos and the righting ot their wrongs i It did not merely happon BO that the unintelligent creat ures of God should have boon that night in close kennel in all the not a birds not a worn out horse on not a herd freezing in the poorly built cow not a freight car in summer lima bringing the beeves to market without water through a thousand miles of not a surgeons room wit nessing tho struggles of fox or rabbit or pigeon or dog in tho horrors of vivisection but has an interest in tho fact that Christ was born in a stable surrounded by musical instructor for the gave a drill on the rudimttnts of During the afternoon and evening Miss Alice of sang a number of and was frequently Prot Fraise historian of Mercer an old teacher and in stitute gave a talk Ven tilation Eating Saying much trouble would be avoided if these things were more carefully looked after of then read a paper on the Benefits to be de rived from a teachers reading advocating the organization of such with a course to be arranged by a containing professional and general The subject was dis cussed by of Mid of and of after on a committee consisting of Tinker had charge of the and it will be readily acknowledged that she has no superior in Greenville in the faculty of getting the most desirable effect from chorus The music was very materially assisted by the per ect accompaniment at the Miss of aided the school ncalculably by her kind consent to The thanks of the school are due Santa Claus himself came and dis pensed packages of candy to all the scholars oi the school and to all chil VHOH 1887 Editor Advance Argus The patrons of the ARGUS have been taken completely by surprise such as no doubt caused many eyes to gaze with wonder and astonishment at the enlarged and beautiful appearance of so steady and faithful a companion as good old golden There is such a variety of reading miscellaneous news and that it quite the appear ance of a metropolitan The proprietors areicertainly to be commend ed and it is certainly to be hoped that the circulationMil be largely Forward is the motto along the line in this whirling and from ante cedence of the past the ADVANCE ARGUS will wave at the head of the Here from drouthy sun scorch ed wind whipped fa mous stalwart we send back in her gloriously the belle of the Shenango Saturday the 34th will be observed and kept as Christmas in this The roll call on the turkey list will be much more so than not withstanding the famous bird is as num erous within our borders and has devel oped its lucious form as plumply as in past The stringency of the monoy market has a direful effect upon the caruiverous propensities of the hu man which will no doubt be joy to many stately turkeyships that are just now in splendid condition for the carv ing in the house under ten years of The Creamery We stated last week that a creamery io this place was determined but did not give the names of the parties interested in for the reason that the papers had not been completed between and it was their desire that noth ing definite should be said upon the subject till all arrangements had been It may now be stated that Tillotson Allen and Heil man of this place and of a practical man in the bus are the parties who have associat ed themselves together for the purpose of carrying on the The large brick warehouse just north of Heilman planing mill will be utilized for the and can readily be made to an swer the purpose It is the intention of the company to supply themselves with abundance of room for cold and not only manufacture but store it during the summer season when it commands the lowest and sell when the price is They also intend to buy eggs during the sum mer season and store them for winter sale and The establishment can hardly fail to prove a The parties interested house mid lot oil tho West Apply to 13E d 15 8v UHTISfc or nion A couple of Scotch Conlcy vary espe daily adapted for Hiock purposes Enquire ot Comer Main anil Mercer Gretn TO LOT The lot holders o tho Shenango Valloy Cemetery AsMicialon will hold thulr Hiinunl meeting for the election of a Hoard ot Managers on Saturday January at seven nt my J JOHN 122 St CTOK Two acres of Rood on which a frame with kitchen Excellent orchard and good Property situated on thw Kinsman two ulles from Apply to RHOUA ANN 20 ATALUABLE FAKH FOH The elfKant farm ot 185 acres near West Middle known ns Edeburn Is offered lor sale for a shirt at H price nnd npon terms that make It u positive JOHN W d 224W Canon and Misses Brown and Wright were appoint ed to prepare a two years and report on Richard again spoke on training the minds of pupils to Take in Work up off and gave as the elements of mind training attention observation classifi cation expression In the evening ot delivered his A Pedagogue in after which Miss the and fowl created and the quadruped the lie remembers and the prayer He Uniivd in their piliful moan He will an swer in the punishment of those who mal treat the dumb They surely hare as much right in thU world as we In tho first chapter of Goilosis you may see that they were placad on the earth be fore man the fifth morning of tho sixth and man not un til the afternoon of that Tho the the and all the lesser crea tures of their kind wore predecessors o1 the human They have tha world by right of Thay have also paid rent for tho places they What an array of defense all over tho land aro the faithful watch And who tell what tho world owes to aud and ox for And robin and lark have by the cantatas with which they have filled or chard and more than paid for the lew grains they have picked up for their When you abuse any crea ture ot God you its aud you insult the Christ though he might have been welcomed into life br Ormsby sang two selections Devotional exercises were conducted by Miss Lelia who was one o the instructors at the institute held a Greenville six years was introducec and spoke on followed by Dr also well known to the on School He said make school Keep th pupils Be to yoursel your and to your If pupil is not doing do not lie to hi saying he The parent know the child physically and mentally bette than you Be truthful rather than po Superintendent McCleery then at nounced the following officers and com mittees after which the institute adjourt ed for dinner M exofficio Vice Can non McMichael Sec Lytle and Bruner Lackey on Emma Mary on Local Miss Patridge gave a talk on ollowed by Raub on who said mental arithmetic should not be It is a great mistake to teach only what is found in the text AH primary arithmetic should be dren The audience left much pleased with the realizing that the affair was well considering that there had been only four The school has not lost its reputation for giving something new and ZIONS REFORMED The Sabbath School of Zions Reform ed held its Christmas on Christmas The school assembled in the room and marched thence to the where a large audience was in The prepared bythe Drummond Publishing of New consisting of Christmas interspersed with responsive reading and recitations by the children of the was well The ttle folks acquitted themselves fter the service they were treated to ome candy and put up in hand ome Christmas and on Sabbath morning the members of the school ere presented with beautiful Christ mas PRESBYTERIAN The Presbyterian Sabbath School ob erved Christmas on Monday with the musical and responsive At the It was finely executed nd the thought running through it was A large audience was present and went away highly The chool was served with the usual Ill KETIXG OF Notice Is hereby given that the annual meeting of lie Stockholders ol the Greenville National Bank will bo hed nt the bunkum at 2 oclock for the purpose of electing the running 3W F AllM KOK Winter set in here on the igth in full earnest accompanied with a drifting snow The wind was swift and stinging vet tha temperature was only lour degrees below The superiority of our winds over less favor ed localities is their superior sharp edge and lightness of finish which renders them eqUal to the famous damascus We are not within the limits of the coal famine as some of the readers of the ARGUS may There has been plenty of coal for the wants of the people and there is no anxiety about a shortage in the Strikes have be come so popular with the wage worker that such a tiling might be likely to oc Timber become so plentiful in the country that farmers could stand quite a protracted With prospects of a short and moderate winter there is but little if any prospects of being are men of and we know that the farmers of this section of Mercer county will be glad to patronize an es tablishment of this It will be their interest to do This establish ment will be run on the Cooley It is possible that a second conducted upon another will be established Ol this we are unable to speak There is room for two such establishments in this neigh and the farming community will be glad to hear of the establishment of the second plant Tim Rnub arm in Pymatuning nne mile iast t containing thirty live bouse and excellent good or clmril will be solcl on reusonuble Also the ad joining fnrm owned by conUlniny thirtyeight nnd onehiitf Inquire of Oth We acknowledge the receipt of sub scriptiors from the following persons since our last statement Frank Miss Ann Donaldson Mrs S L D J G McKnighl W A L N A Browr Martin I A B Bei A C L Joseph J R B McCly A J W R P John N Tames John Pear D Wm A E J C Two lota xiuwted on xty feel each fronting Kagln street and iiiiK North 234 On om is erected a frame ao in good late the property ot M TiMniH of mile ninilc known uy July 187 Main July 14tt Notice ia hereby given that the books of the late firm of Citft A will be closed and ready for settlement on und after The name will be settled at the old in Masonic by the surviving Wbo the 29 U James of is visiting his old home in this the guest of his David This I B JWGillisJW firct tn thic nlarp fnr nPar1 S H T L is Ys first visit to this place for near ly 2V as he left here in company with Thompson Christy in They located in Kansas but soon tired of the West and returned The same fall the mining excite ment broke out in wend ed his way toward that but met with indifferent success until he located in his He will remain here some time visiting relatives and John Landis is in Sharon this week spending the Charles of is visiting her and of this This place is well represented in Mer cer this as all our school niarms and masters have hied themselves to the Why not arbitrate the road difficulty It would save money and not cause so bad blood as to settle in Slanton Rid way was visiting in James town last Miss Nella one of fair visiled here over Sabbath the hour for Sabbath a special serjgucst of the and of course Hirth oftook in the literary as did whfch he congregation was also r emembered A collection tor Freedmen amounting to was taken This manes hat the school has raised for missions this The Wake warpresented with a purse of On Sabbath morning at the regular H I L S R L Mrs C Rob Tarry I C Greenville National J H S C F W Mrs M A H J J M James W J M G H Geo G D W J N W J James T M D M Sam O N L B W A I E W E S E C R T D James R A G W Joseph D S Ed C A Mrs C R j L Elias H L S D C The iitinuttl meeting e tha Pymatiinlng Mutual Fire Insuvancu will be held at on Jarniary at tenoclock far the purpose of electing one and for the trans action of such other business as may legitimately come before the the election to clone prompt ly at two oclock ISow VJ OTICK TO Notice IB hereby given to the stockholders of the Nulhuml Banjt of that a meeting will be held at their banking office on January be tween thH hours of 10 and 4 for tbo purpose of electing directors for the en suiug I was troubled with an eruption on my which wis a source of constant annoyance when 1 wished to appear in After using ten bottles ol Ayers the humor entirely 40 Ad ams gin with then changeto their and finally to the abstract num A paper on General Topics was then read by Miss Emma After a recess the high school teachers retired to another room where they were addressed by Raub on Mtthqds of Teaching and the question of forming a high school association with a view to having uniform courses of study in all the schools of the was dis while Miss Patridge talked to the main followed by the ren dition of some Shakespearian selections by of to the great delight of the The evening exercises consisted of a lecture by entitled The Hero Recognized and and music by Miss Ormsby and the pu pils of the Mercer high led by vice was Christ in Song and which was very and well rendered by members ofthe assisted by Miss Aphra at the close of which a beautiful picture was presented to the in be half of the officers and Monday evening the large audience room was filled to over 800 people being in attendance to listen to a programme of appropriate to the after which each member of the fully 400 being were remembered by packages containing Christmas good LUTHERAN The Lutheran held their Christmas estival on Monday The exrr ises were varied and con isting of recitations and delivered a short ad dress in a very pleasing and after an unex pected v delivered one of his happy It is too bad to spend half of a shor life distressed with when 2 cents spent lor one bottle of Salvation Oil will cure U ittle talks to The lighting of the Christmas tree and the distribution of gifts Alter the singing oi more the exercises terminated by a very pretty tableau made by arranging a pyramid of infants in the rep resenting Rencwalter Phoebe Clay tells the following remarkable the truth of which is vouched for by the residents of the town I am 73 years have been troubled with kid ney complaint and lameness for many years could not dress my self withou Now I am free from all pain and and am able to do all own I owe my thanks to Electric Bitters lor having renewed my and removed completely all disease and Try and at Drug The small boy and some not so small are longing for some more of the beau tiful so they can take their pirls out rid ing and listen to the merry jingling of the By word received we learn that Sue Ridgway has returned to and is at present visiting in the guest of The literary on Christinas Eve was a decided Quite a number were in A good programme had been arranged and the exercises were xvell The society minht pro gress yet more if all the members would lend a helping We were some what amused at the position taken by some of the supposed friends of the so viz The time taken in preparing the as though the time thus spent was all The idea was also dvanced that the work should be done Yiday No doubt it would lot take much time to prepare for this afternoons but we fail to any difference in the time required to commit a selection for one occasion more than The only difference we see is that the Boss would be big Indian all To this we do not but we should all bear in mind that as well as have A literary society in which all concerned do their utmost to promote the best interests of the must needs be quite an for youthful minds Ol course time is needed to reach great but if Stewarts literary advances as rapidly in the future as it has done in the all should be We fail to see why the teacher should neglect his school in order to have the literary a It is an open secret that the literary was conducted and suc cessfully long before school com and could just as well be con tinned as not if those interested would We Point vflili Jrlde To the Good name at won by Hoods In where it is there is more of Hoods Sarsaparilla sold than all other and it has given the best of satisfaction since its introduction ten years This could not be if the med icine did not possess If you suf fer from impure try Hoods Sar saparilla and realize peculiar curative EXECUTORS V Katiitu ol Notice is hereby given on the estate of late ot Heinp lield Mercar Have leen granted to of Trutnhull Ohio All persons having claims or demands against tne estate or nald deceased aro requested to make them known to tho undersigned without aud all per sons owing said estate are renuestod to make Imme diate T6t HE ratl roud extensions have devel oped exceptionally tine min stock and farming dis Hups and full upon appli cation to IN au IN bfingr rupirtly Into lite HinHl look itlry in Mill cniivpu 10 1nri iciiIaiH Irne Ion BUSINESS nuiliing of railroads in a new and fertile country creates many now towns affording ex cellent business opportunities Partic ulars regarding snob opportunities in ftinueaota and TJakota will be aent upon apph oation to MOMMi STOCK HRWi PROSPEROUS North Dakota never bud belter crops than those just Many opportunities to secure flue Government laruis recently ncnv excellent coal flnlils and adjuctnt to end full npon application to worth Lake was taken with a sever Cold attended with a distressing Cough anc running into Consumption inits first sta He tried many socalled popula cough remedies and steadily grew worse Was reduced in had difficulty in breathing and was unable to Fi nally tried Kings New Discover for Consumption and found immediat relief and after using about a half dozen bottles found himself well and has hat no return of the No other re medy can show so grand a record of as Kings New discovery lor Consumption Guaranteed to do just what is clamed for Trial bottle free t Shroms Drug Western Such conflicting reports are heard rom various sources that it is a reliel to read a reliable statement of the actual situation of the stockmen and Diisiness men of the such as is contained in a pamphlet just issued under the above The statistics given are the latest official Par ties desiring this pamphlet can secure a copy free by addressing paying or running behind Ars you heavy or running Can you move to new location Excellent which will incroaie in valrie several old in five No other such opportunities Full upon application to FAILURE tars regardir WAR WHY For other diseases of always us Bulls Baby A perfectly sat and reliable OF CROPS is an unknown experience In Central and Northern Dakota and Min Maps and full particu lars regarding sent Address Paul olT small salary Why continue working on a worn uut farm Why try to secure a living from such highpriced or hcavllyniort gnged farms Why work on rented land Why not start for vonrsolf Why not secure at once some of thu lowpriced but very fertile and well located lands ailjuecmt to railroads now to bt obtained by those ing to Northern llakola and where you can make a larger net proiit per acre than on the or woruoul land you now occupy Why not go and look the situation and sets tov or at least obtain furtlier which will bo sent if you will address I WAKUKN d5 does cure Kfieumatisnt TuU8 Fills Twentyfive years experience has firm ly rooted Tucts pills to public They are largely used in hospitals m Europe and America as well as in tne army and is the time to buy your Holiday Chairs at Kamerer Blacks Mammoth Furniture If wii cure YOU Jfisffieon rem has cessfully Sibo Stnd cents for ffie liful colored 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