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Big Stone Gap Post (Newspaper) - June 12, 1907, Big Stone Gap, Virginia Volume Xvi Accomac c. A. A saturday. October 3 la number 13 t. B. Quinby a attorney at Law offices�?accomaco.h.,and Onancock. Will be at court House wednesdays mud court Days. Prompt attention to nil bus less. J. W. G. Blacks tone. J. A. Bundick Blackstone amp Bundick. Attorneys at Law. Accomac c. H., a. Will practice in All the state courts. Thos. W. Russell. Attorney at Law Ace Piuac c. A. A. Practices in tie courts of Accomac and Northampton counties. It m. Wescott. B. T. Gunter or. Wescott amp Gunter attorneys at Law offices Accomac. C. H., and at Home of n. B. Wescott. Near Mapps Burg. Practice in All courts on the Eastern Shore of l. Floyd Nock. Attorney it Law and notary Public Accomac c. A. A. Will practice in All courts of acco Mac and Northampton counties. Prompt attention to All business. James 11. Fletcher. Jr., att Ruev at Law a Accomac c. A. practices in All the courts of Accomac and Northampton Otho f. Mears. Attorney at Law Eastville Northampton county a. Will practice in the courts of Accolti pc and Northampton. A. D. F. Swell d. Druggist Parksley. A. I Polf a in drugs. Chemicals t0ile1 and 1ancy articles Fine soaps perfumes Patent medicines. Combs Brush Quot a of All kinds Flavouring extracts syringes face powders sponges amp a. A a at lowest a a a a prescriptions carefully com pounded Day or night. To Eastern Shore ladies a try a barrel of tidal wave flour. Every barrel milled by the a Norfolk milling co a in Norfolk City by the latest improved process. Every barrel guaranteed. When its merits Are known every up to Date dealer will keep it. Our Salesman Eugene w. Barnes will Call on the merchants in a few Days. Give him a respectful hearing and a Sample order and encourage a nearby and state product. Better dour cannot be put on the Market. Norfolk milling co. Stewart k. Powell a torn c a at la w. Will practice in All the courts of Accomac and Northampton counties. Office Onancock to. Will be at Accomac c. H., every wednesday and court Days. Lett. Tou. W. Sturgis drs. A Manson amp Sturgis a Hancock. A. Will visit Parksley second monday of each Mouth. Office hours from a a. M., to 5 p. . B. Leatherbury dentist a Onancock office hours from 9 a. In. To 5 p. Dry s. B. Ward dentist Belle Haven a. Bridge and Crown work a specially. Dk7 Walter c. Ames a dentists a Pungoteague All the latest improved methods of Crown and Bridge work a specially. Difrank White. A county Surveyor a a Parksley Accomac county oilers his services to citizens of Accomac and Northampton. Thoroughly equipped with latest and Best instruments. Edward l. Anderson Surveyor Belle Haven Accomac co., a. Pessl a Tiye dbawing3. Pictures of a Bouse that 1� to to built toll exactly Bow it will Loo . Survoy lug to flue promptly and at moderate prices. A w m or Wolfi. L. F. j. P. Franklin City n. A. Gen con a vey Ancer and up i adjuster of and coiled Rof claims. Needles amp Wilson real estate fire insurance building and loan association agents. Franklin City. Accomac county a. Kefry Nottingham i Keiara general insurance agents a and dealers in Fini buggies mowing machines is rambler bicycle and other makes tombstones &c., amp a. Onancock. is. W. Broughton a sox Hailwood va., general insurance agents. Fire. Phoenix Assurance co. Of London. Established 1782. Assets Over . Fire. _ Loiue insurance co. Of new York assets Over 9.000,000. Cash capital 8,000,000. Provident savings life of new York. All communications will receive our prompt attention. Cold or Silver which do Yon desire Well no matter you can get your a Choice of me. Made up in the most artistic and attractive styles i watches and jewelry of the latest everybody on the Eastern Shore knows that Cash at this time Means almost anything at your own Price. 1 pay immediate Cash for everything i buy. If i a we a do Lutr to any How a Quot Hereof elsewhere i will thank him or them to present Bill for immediate payment. I must also require Cash payments for goods i sell that i Mav continue to give you the advantage of my Cash buying. Lour Money is Worth More now than at any time Lor Many years Money is High and i will give Vou More for it cd every Purchase. These Are facts Worth considering. John w. Duncan North Street Onancock. A. Viatches clocks jewelry. Silverware spectacles and everything belonging to the jewelry and think. How do we live to sell$100 buggies for $80? the time has gone by to sell 100 buggies. I have a full Stock of Light buggies Dayton Road and farm wagons at Bottom prices and at All times a full Stock of burial supplies. Black cloth. White velvet and cloth also polished coffins and caskets. Trimmings and prices to suit All. White Hearse for burial of Young persons. Will meet boat or train at any Point on the Eastern Shore on Short notice. A a. W. Lilliston Luau cock a for Sale. Shingles heart $7, sap �75. Hay $14 to $18 per ton. Hot bed Sash bricks Lime and hair laths shingles and Barb wire. Carriages and Road carts. Ground fish and phosphates. All kinds of lumber furnished for dwellings and other purposes on Short notice. 4.11 of the above sold cheap and Only for Cash. T. White Broomtown. A. Lewis Nock amp co. Dealers in dry goods notions. Boots and shoes. Hay Lime bricks Salt and general merchandise. Corn Hay and Mill feed a specially. Special agents for Wanamaker amp Brown clothiers. Hallwood a. Real estate ror Sale at private contract. I offer for Sale at private contract my farm near Jenkins Bridge known As a big free school a situated on the Road from Temperanceville to Jenkins Bridge 11 Miles from Broomtown station containing 271 acres at the Price of $2,000�?or will sell one half of said tract without buildings for the sum of $800. It is Good High land with an abundance of Pine thickets thereon and Well adapted to the growth of All kinds of trucks. For terms &c., apply to the undersigned e. Bloxom Jenkins Bridge a. L. W. Groton. W. J. Doughty Groton amp Doughty general insurance Agisto representing first class fire life mud Accident companies and building and loan associations. Onancock a. Real estate at private contract. I offer for Sale at private contract my farm containing about 210 acres situated in 14 Miles of Wattsville in this county. It is improved pm a new two Story dwelling and has Chu crus and schools in a few Hundred Yards of the premises. The resources upon it Are almost inexhaustible. For a terms which will be very reasonable. 1 apply to. Mrs. Naomi Tatlor a Wattsville a. Go to v for the and always to lowest possible prices. Reusing re wholesale Aud retail dealers in All kinds of furniture carpets Oil cloths matting a stoves refrigerators baby carriages Aud All sorts of House furnish aes we. Reisinger amp son 012 Columbia aw., Ami fill to �80 Portland st., Cor. Greene st. Baltimore my. City and suburban cars pass the Dovir. Look us up it will pay you. Represented by s. 11. Gladding. Cor. Pratt is Calvert sts., Baltimore. My. European plan. Rooms 50 cts., 75 cts. And 1 per Day. This House is now open is entirely new and is equipped with All the modern conveniences elevator elec Trie lights electric Call Bells steam heat Baths amp a. Bernard Kilt proprietor. Retiere has never been a time in the history of Tuan when goods were i As Low As they Are to Day Aud we have bought very largely this season much More so than usual direct from the manufacturers in the West for spot Cash in order to meet the wants of the Trade at Rock Bottom price9 for All kinds of building material a such ask doors. Windows blinds mantels White Pine mouldings turned porch columns. Porch trim mugs shingles laths hair Lime bricks. Cement and a full line of hardware Cook parlor and gasoline stoves pumps. Stone Well curbing Wall paper. Tinware lever setting cult . Harrows wheel Barrows wheel Wood Coal agents for Harrison Bros in cons paints sic., amp a. Just received a ear Load of air tight Wood stoves two sizes. Must go at the Kuock out prices of 4 and $4.50. Thanking you for your kind favors of the past id soliciting a continuance of the same we Are. Respectfully yours 6�., Parksley a. Tate of Carbuncle. It comes before the Gate of Pearl to the Farmers and truckers of the Eastern Shore. The undersigned respectfully solicits your patronage and Trade this season More than Ever before owing to our recent heavy loss by fire at Parksley and the additional loss of being insured in a worthless company. Help now will enable us to tide Over our losses and get on our feet again. For past patronage and your sympathy words cannot express our Heartfelt thanks and we will Endeavor to deserve your favors in the future. All orders filled on shortest notice. Respectfully a. F. Mears agent manager of the Mears ,general Murchan Fliss amp a in building material we have Cypress shingles and fencing Lime bricks amp a. In general merchandise our Stock is always full Well selected and in great variety Aud we carry in addition to above also farming implements Hay flour Coal sic. We buy for spot Cash and sell at the lowest margin of profit. Terra Cotta piping bought by car Load Aud for Sale by us 8, 10, 12 and 20 inches cheaper than it can be bought in City. John w. Rogers amp bros., Onley f. A. Davis amp co., wholesale dealers into Hacco Anil Fine cigars n. E. Cor. Howard amp German its. Baltimore my. Represented by Frank w. Byrd. Ilov. I t. Tul Mug show. How earthly trial com to inn heavenly Nutu Fiu it that a a Sermon appropriate to Quill vol Una Mill National . Washington sept. 27.�?from u ung Lect cd text and one to most Jim Polo unknown Rov. Or. In Hungo this morning produces a Sermon appropriate to individual and notional . The subject was Quot guts of Carbuncle a to text is Lamb Liv 12, a a and 1 will Munt thy windows of agates and thy Gates of perhaps because u human disease of most painful and Oft Quinn fatal character is named after it Tho Church and Tho world have never done Justice to that intense and All suggestive precious Stone the Carbuncle. The Pearl that Christ picked up to illustrate his Sermon. Aud the Jasper and the Sapphire and the amethyst which the apocalyptic vision Masones into Tho will of heaven love had proper recognition but this in All Tho Ages is Tho first Sermon 011 the Carbuncle. This precious Stone is found i Tho East indies in color is in intense Scarlet. And held up Between your Eye and Tho Sun it is n burning Coal. The poet puts it into rhythm Osho writes like to to burning Coul a Cuco a Jim its name. Among Tho Omsk Wiki anthrax known to faze. God sets it High up in Bible crystallography. To cuts it with a divine chisel. Shapes it with a proviso geometry Aud kindles its fire into in almost us Jinnia turn flume of Beauty. Its Law of symmetry its jaw of zones its Law of parallelism something to excite Tho Umu Lemeut of the scientist Chimo the cantos of the poet mud arouse Tho adoration of the Christian. No one hut Tho infinite god could fashion a Carbuncle As Largo us your thumb Nail Aud As if to make All Ages appreciate this precious Stone to ordered it Sot in the first Row of Tho High priest s breastplate in Olden time mud higher up than the Onyx and the Emerald and the Diamond and in Ezekiel s prophecies concerning the splendours of the Tyrian court Tho Carbuncle is mentioned the Brillian cies of the Walls and of the toss outed floors suggested by the Bible sentence Quot thou Hast walked up and Down in the midst of the stones of but in my text it is not n solitary specimen that i hand you As the Koeiner of a museum might take Down from the shelf a precious Stone and allow you to examine it for is it the panel of a door Tomt you might stand and study for its unique carvings or bronzed tra Ceries but there is a whole Gate of it Listul Bosforo our admiring and astounded vision Aye two Gates of it Aye Many Gates of it Quot i will Mako by Gates of what Gates Gates of the Church. Gates of us thing Worth possessing. Gates of successful Enterprise. Gates of salvation. Gates of National achievement. Isaiah who wrote this text wrote also Ull that about Christ Quot Asthon Lamb to Tho Slaughter Quot and spoke of Christ us saying Quot i he voted the wine press alone a and wrote Quot who is thin but cometh from Edom with dyed garments from Boz Ruh a Ami do you think that Isaiah in my text merely happened to represent the Gates As red guts As Tarmino guts us Gates of Carbuncle no. To Means that it is through atonement through blood red struggle through agonies to get into anything Worth getting into. Heavens Gates May Well to made of Pearl a Bright pellucid cheerful Erys Pulliz Tiou because Ull u10 struggles Ore Over mud there is beyond those Gates nothing but rep Iris and cantata and triumphal procession and everlasting Holiday mud kiss of reunion and so Tho 12 Gates Are 12 pearls Ami could to nothing also than pearls. But Christ hoisted Tho Gates of Pardon in Bis own blood and Tho Murks of eight augurs mud two thumbs Are of each Gate Aud Asho lifted Tho Gate it loaned ugh just his forehead and took from it a Crimson impress and All those Gates Are deeply dyed and Isaiah was right when to spoke of those Gates Gates of Carbuncle. Sufle ring for others. What in Odd thing it is think some this idea of vicarious suffering or suffering for others. Not at Ull. Tho world bus seen vicarious suffering millions of times before Christ Camo and demonstrated it on a Scalo that eclipsed All t hut went before mid All that shall come Futor. Rachel lived ouly Long enough after the birth of her son to give him a name. In faint whisper Sho said Quot cell him Ben oui a which Means a son of my pain a mud All modern travellers on to Road from Jerusalem to Bethel uncover their Heads and stand reverently at Tho Tomb of Rachel who died for her boy. But in Ull Ages Bow Many mothers die for their children nud in Many cases grown up children who by Roche Lucy Stab Clear through to Mother s heart. Suffering for others Why Tho world is full of it. Quot jump in said the Engineer to Tho fireman on Tho locomotive. A Louo of us is enough to die. Jump i Quot and so Tho in Ginger died at his Post trying to 6ave Tho train. When this summer Tho two Tornius crashed into each other near Atlantic City among Tho 47 who lost to boil lives Tho Engineer was found dead with Ono hand on Tho throttle of Tho locomotive Aud Tho other on Tho Brake. Aye Thero Are hundreds Here today suffering for others. Yon know and god knows that it is vicarious sacrifice. But on our Limestone Hill about twice Tho height of this cd Orch five minutes walk from Tho Gates of Jura Salem was the Sublime st Case of suffering for others that Tho world Ever saw or Ever will see. Christ Tho victim human Aud satanic malevolence Tho executioner Tho whole human race having an overwhelming interest in the spectacle. To open a Wuy for us Banful men nud sinful women into glorious Pardon and High Hope and eternal exaltation Christ with hand dripping with the Rush of opened arteries swung Back Tho Gate and behold i it is a red Gate a Gate of deepest Hue a Gate of Carbuncle. What is True in spirituals is True in temporal. There Are Young men and older men who Hope through the right settlement of this acrid controversy Between Silver und Gold or the bimetallic quarrel that it will become easy to Nike a living. That time will Nover come. It never bus been easy to Mako a living. The men who have it very easy now went through hardships and self denials to Young men would never consent. A Sui Iii Stiney get it by inheritance you cannot mention 20 men who love come to honorable Fortuso Tomt did not fight their Way Inch by Inch and ugh Insl fearful Odds thut Waguiu und Guin almost destroyed them. For some Good reason god 1ms arranged it for Ull the centuries Tomt the ouly Way for Mast people to get a livelihood for themselves and their families is with both hands mud Ull to Allied forces of body mind mud soul to push Buck mud push Dpi a the red Pate thu Pate of cur Banc la. For Tho Benefit of All Young men if i bad the time i would Call the ill of Trio Serbo overcame obstacle. How Many of the mighty men who wet Ono Way of in Eun Sylvania Avenue mud reached Tho United states Senate or walked Tho other Way of Pennsylvania Avenue and reached the White House did not love to climb Over political obloquy not one. How much scorn Aud scoff and brutal attack did Horace Tuuu endure Between the Tiquio when to first began to fight fur it better common school system in Massachusetts und Tho Day when a statue Julienor of him was placed on the Steps of Tho Stuto House overlooking Tho commons read Tho biography of Robert Hull to Baptist preacher who though i10 Ltd been pronounced a dunce it school lived to thrill Tho world with Bis Christian eloquence nud of George Peabody who never owned a Carriage mud denied himself All luxuries Tomt he might Liilo living Anil after death through last will and testament devote his uncounted millions to Tho education of Tho poor people in England mud America and of Bishop James who in boyhood worked his passage from Ireland to America and became the Joy of methodism and n Blessing to Tho Raco. Go to Tho biographical Alcove in City Stato or but Ioune Library and find it least every other Book in illustration of Over Cuoio obstacle und of that bad to be forced open. Us aug a a tin. What is True of individuals is Truo of nations. Was it u mild Spring to Ruig when the Pilgrim fathers lauded of Plymouth Rock and did Thoy come in a gilded Ynelia Gay streamers fit aug no. It was in cold december nud from a ship in which our would not wont to Cross to Huibon or the Poto Muo River. Scalping knives All Rendy to Reccio them they lauded their Only Welcome the India we whoop. Red men on Tho Beach. Red men in Tho Forest red men on the mountains. Red men in Tho valleys. Living Gates of red men. Gates of Carbuncle. Aboriginal hostility pushed b Vuk surely now our forefathers will Havo nothing to do but to take easy Possession of Tho fairest continent under Tho Sun. Tho skies so genial the soil so Fertile. The Rivers so a Purlous with finny life the acreage so immense there will be nothing to do but eat drink und 1 merry. No. The most powerful nation by army und Navy sounded its protest across 11,000 Miles of water. Then r Umo Lexington and Bunker Hill und Monmouth mud Long Island Battles and Valley forge and Yorktown and starvation and widowhood Aud orphanage mud the 18 colonics went through which Tho historian has attempted to put u Iii paper and Tho artist to put upon Canvas but All in vain. Engravers knife Aud reporter s skill nud telegraphic Wiro and daily press which Hugo made us acquainted with Tho horrors to of modern Battlefield Hud not yet begot their mtg Linneo Ami Tho Story of the american revolution Lias never been told and Dover will to told. It did not Tuke much Ink to sign Tho declaration of Independence but it took a terrific amount of blood to maintain it. It was an awful into of opposition that the men and women nud Trio women As much As Tho men pushed Hack. It was a Gate of self sacrifice. It was a Gate of he cod. It was a Guto of Carbuncle Ltd letter djs. To Aro not indebted to history for our knowledge of the greatest of National crises. Many of us remember it and fathers und mothers now living Hud better keep tolling that Story to their children so that instead of their being dependent upon cold Typo and obliged to say a on such a Page of such a Book you Oun Rand that Quot will they rather to Able to say Quot my father told to so Quot Quot my Mother told to men and women who vividly remember 1801, and 18 12, and 18011, and 1804, to yourselves the historians telling it not with Pon but with living Tongue and voice nud gesture. That id the great use of memorial decoration Day for the Cella lilies 011 the Bravo tops soon become breathless of perfume und in a week turn to dust like unto that which lies Lien nth them. But Tho Story of Courno and self sacrifice Aud patriotism told on platforms and in Heus holds mud by Tho Roadside and in churches und in cemeteries by that a Uuno recital will to kept fresh in the memory of generations As Long As our american Are worthy of preservation. Long Futor you Aro dead your childred will be Able to say with Tho psalmist. Quot to have heard with our ears o god on fathers Havo told us what work thou didst in their Days in the times of but want a Tiro it wus. Four years of homesickness. Four years of brotherly nud sisterly estrangement. Four years of martyrdom. Four years of massacre. Put them in u Long Lino the conflagration of cities nud see them Light up a whole routine it. Put them in Long rows the hospitals making a vast Metropolis of pain and paroxysm. Gather them in one vast assemblage the millions of bereft from to st. In Bronco to the Gulf and from the at until to Tho Pacific beaches. Pat the tears into lakes and Tho blood into Rivers Aud Tho shrieks into whirlwinds. During those four years Ninny Good and Wise men at the North and South saw nothing ahead but annihilation. With such a National debt we could never meet our obligations. With such mortal antipathies Northern and Southern men could never come into Umily. Representatives of Louisiana Aud Georgia und the Cero Linns could never again bit Side by Side with the representatives of Maine Massachusetts and new York at the National capital. Lord John Russell had declared that to were a a Bubble bursting nationality a and it had Home True. The nations of Europe had gathered with very resigned spirit at Tho funeral of cur american Republic. They had tolled Tho Bells on parliaments and Reich songs Aud lowered their flags it half Mast and even the lion on the other Side of Tho sea Bud whined for the dead Eagle on this Side. Tho deep grave had been dog god beside Babylon and Thebes and Tyro Gnu other Uruu no Loiis of Tho Post our Deuil Republic was to to buried. Tho epitaph wus All ready Quot hero lies Tho american Republic. Bom at Philadelphia july 4, 1778. Killed at Bull Blun july 21, 1801. Aged 85 years and 17 us by. Leuco to its but before the obsequies bad Quito closed to Bro was an interruption of Tho ceremonies and our ileum nation Rose from its mortuary surroundings. God Hod made for it a special resurrection Dor and cried a come Forth thu Republic of Washington mud John Adams and Thomas Jefferson Aud Patrick Henry and John Hancock und Daniel Webster and s. S. Prentiss Aud Cury Clay. Come Forth i Quot and Sho Hume Forth to to stronger than she had Ever been. Her mightiest Prosperi ties Hugo Como since that Sirno. Who would wont to push Buck this country to what it was in 1800 or 1850? but of what a High Gate what u Strong gute Sho had to push Buck before she could Nike one step in and Vancol gute of flu Mol Soe Norfolk Navy Yard mud Columbia and Chora Kersburg and Charleston of fire i Gate of bayonets Sec glittering rifles and carbines Flash from Tho Susquehanna Ami the James to Tho Mississippi Aud the Arku Nassl gute of heavy artillery making the mountains of Tennesson and Kentucky and Virginia tremble though the eur Lii itself were struggling in its last agony. Tho gute was so fiery and so red Tomt i can think of nothing More appropriate than to take Tho suggestion of Isaiah in Tho text and cull it a Gate of curb Ucles. God save Trio nation. This country lius been for the most part of its history puss Jug through crises and after Euch crisis was hotter off Almu before it entered it and now to Are at another crisis. We Aro told on Ono hand that if Gold in to Pensa Standard Aud Silver is not elevated Confidence will be restored und this nation will Rise triumphant from ail Tho financial misfortunes Tomt have been Allio thug us. Of the other hand to Aro told thut if Tho free coinage of Silver is allowed All Tho wheels of business will revolve Tho poor Man will Havo a butter of once mid nil our industries will begin to hum and your. During Tho lust six presidential Electious i have been urged to enter the political Orang but i never Bavo Aud never will turn the pulpit in which i preach into a political stump. Every minister must do us to feels called to do and i will not criticise him forgoing what to considers his duty but All to political harangues from pulpits from now until Tho so of november will not in All Tho United states change Ono vote but will Leuvoy Many ears stopped against anything but such clergy Mon my utter Tho rest of their lives. As a general Rule the Luy Neu of churches understand politics better than to clergy a cause they thu laymen study politics More than Tho clergy and Bavo better Opportunity of being intelligent 0 1 those subjects. But Good morals honesty loyalty Christian patriotism and the ton commandments these to must preach. God says distinctly in the Bible Quot the Silver and Tho Gold Are mine Quot and to will bottle the controversy Between those two metals. If Ever this country needed the divine Rescue it needs it now. Nover within my memory Hugo so Many people literally starved to death As in the Post Fow Montha Honvo Yon uoti oed in the newspapers How Many men and women Here Aud there Bovo been found dead the Post Morton examination stating that the cause of Douth was hunger there is not a Day that to do not Bear the crash of som Graat commercial establishment nud As a consequence Many people Uro thrown out of employment among what we considered comfortable Homes Havo come privation and close calculation and an Economy thut kills. Millions of people who say nothing about it Are at this moment at their wits end. Thoro Aro millions of people who do not want Charity but want work. Tho cry has gone up to the curs of Tho Quot lord of Sabboth Quot and the prayer will to heard and Relief will come. If we have nothing better to depend of than american politics Relief will Nevor come. Whoever is elected to the presidency to wheels of government turn so slowly Aud a caucus in yonder Whito building on Tho Hill May tie Tho hands of any president. Now though to who live in the District of Columbia cannot vote to con Pray and my prayer Doy nud night Shull to Quot of god hear Tho cry of the souls from under Tho altar thou who has brought Tho wheat and Corn of this season to sue ii magnitude of Supply give food to Man and beast. Thou who Hadst Dot a hero to Lay by head pity the shelter less. Thou who has brought to Perfec Tiou Tho Cotton of the South and the flax fifty years ago. Who could imagine that this should be the place where in eighteen ninety three that White a world wonder of Arch and dome should Shadow the nations polychrome. Here at the Kair was the Price conferred on Ayer s pills by the world preferred. Chicago like. They a record show since they Al Rcd go years age. Ayers cathartic pills have from the time of their preparation been a continuous Success with the Public. And that Means that Ayer s pills accomplish what is promised for them they cure where others fail. It was fitting therefore that the world wide popularity of these pills should be recognized by the worlds pair medal of 1893 a a fact which emphasizes the record 50 years of cures. Of Luo North Eloise to a Jault Tho ii who bust tilled Thini Mcwith Coal give fuel to Trio shivering. Bring Broad to the Hody intelligence Tondu mind and salvation to Tho Sotl of Ull Trio Peop lol god Ohvo Tho nation i Quot but to must admit it is a hard Gate to push Back. Millious of thin bands have pushed it it without making it swing on its hard hinges. It is a Gate Mado out of empty flour barrels and cold fire grates Aud worn out apparel Aud cheerless Homos and Sumodi catch sickness and Ghast Liness and horror. It is a Goto of struggle. A Gate of penury. A Gato of want. A Gate of disappointment. A Rod Gate or what Isaiah would Havo called a Gato of car Bun coca a Ulfo of struggle. Now us i have already suggested As Thero Are obstacles in All our paths to will to happier if to consent to Havo our life a struggle. I do not know any our to whom it is not a struggle. Louis Xiv thought to had everything fixed just right Ana fixed to stay and so to had the great clock at Bordeaux mud. The hours of that clock were struck by figures in Bronze representing Tho Kings of Europe Aud it a certain Limo of Day William Iii of England and other Kings were made to. Come out add Bow to Louis Xiv. But to Dock got out of order one Day and just Tho opposite of what was expected occurred As Tho clock struck u certain hour Louis Xiv was thrown to the feet of William ii and so the clock of destiny brings Many surprises mud those go Down that you expected to stand mud it the foot of disaster most regal conditions Tumble. In All styles of life there come disappointment Aud struggle. Oral has for Somo Good reason arranged it so. If it is not poverty it is sickness. If it is Dot sickness it is persecution. If it is not peso Cytlou. It is contest with some evil appetite. If it is not Somo evil appetite it is Bercov clout. If it is not one tiling it is another. Do not get soured mud Cross and think your Case is Peculiar. You Aro just Liko the rest of us. You will Lyvo to take the bitter draft whether it be handed to you in Golden Calico or Powter Mug. A Man who has n Tho Suud dollars u your income sleeps sounder and has a latter Uppa tits than thu Man who has five millions. If our life were not a struggle we would Nevor consent to get out of this world Aud we would Wadt to Ebay Here and so Block up the Way of Trio advancing generations. By the time but u Man gets to to 70 years of age and sometimes by Tho Timo he gets to be 50 years of age to Suys Quot i Havo had enough of this Ond when the lord wills it i am ready to emigrate to a country where there Uro no taxes and Tho Silver of the trumpet put to ones ups has no quarrel with the Gold of the pavement under his we Havo in this world More Opportunity to cultivate Pat Cuco than to cultivate Uny other Greco. Let that Grace to strengthened in Tho Royal gymnasium of obstacle and opposition and by Trio help of god Hui us overcome our own hindrances mud Wor Ruments let us go Forth to help others whose struggle is greater than our own. A store. A Friend told me Tho other Day of a Shoemaker in a russian City whose Bench was in the basement of a building mud so fur underground that to coaids see ouly Tho feet of those who went by in the sidewalk. Scutch on his Bench be often looked no und there went the Swift and skipping feet of children and then Tho slow and uniform step of Tho aged and then feet with shoes old and worn out and thou crippled feet and to resolved he would do a kindness to each our who needed it. So when Tho foot with the old and worn out shoo Vuu Nesing be would bail it and make for it a comfortable covering for to bad Tho Hammer und the pegs and the shoe lasts Aud Tho Lap Stone and the Leuber to do it. And when to sow Tho invalid foot pass he would bail it and go out and offer Medicine Aud Crutch Aud helpfulness. Aud when he sow the aged foot pass he Hui cd it und told the old Man of heaven where be would be Voung again. When he saw Tho foot of childhood pass in the sidewalk he Wonlu go out with Good advice and a laugh that seemed like an Echo of Tho child s laugh. Well time went on and As the Shoemaker s wants were very few he worked but Little for himself and most of the time for others and in the Long evenings when to could not so Well see Tho feet passing of Tho sidewalk he would make shoes of Ull 6izes and stud them of a shelf ready for feet thut would pass in thou time. Of course of Tho years went of under this process Trio Shoemaker Befumo More and More Christian until one a a he said to himself a i wish among Oso feet passing up there of the sidewalk i could Seo Tho feet of Tho dear Christ passing. Of if i could ouly see his feet go by i would know them because they arc scarred feet a that night the Shoemaker dreamed Ami in the dream he saw the glorious Christ mud to said Quot of Christ 1 have been waiting for thee to pass it i the sidewalk und i Havo seen lame feet Aud wounded feet and aged feet and poor fret but in vain have i looked for thy spurred and Christ sad to the Shoemaker Quot Man i did pats of the sidewalk and you did see my feet and you did come out Aud Luil me und bless me and help me. You thought it was Tho foot of a pot old Man that went shuffling by thut was my foot you thought it was the Foi l of a Soldier thut went limping past that was my foot. Yon thought Flint Slie Oleas foot was the foot of a beggar that was my foot. The shot Quot to clothing the Medicine the cheering words thut Yon gave to them you gave to your lord. A inasmuch Asye bared it no it unto one of Tho least of these be have done it Auto me.1 a my hearers with the Humlin spirit of that russian Mechanic let us go Forth and help others having shoved Back Tho Carbuncle gute for yourself to pass in and pass on add puss up lend a hand to others that they also May get through Tho red Gate and pass in and pass on Imd pass up. Before Gate of Pearl. But Mark Well add underscore with heavy dashes of to pen the order of the guts. Gato of car Buclo before Gate of Pearl. Isaiah the Prince saw the one Gate centuries before st. John the exile saw the other. Tho one Yon must push pen. The other stands oped. Gate of b Saviours atonement before the Gate of divine Pardon. Gate of poverty before gute of offi Nence. Gate of earthly trial before Pate of heavenly satisfaction. Continued on fourth Page Independent order of Beecham to in North America. The objects and Aims. Information of interest to Temperance workers and those seeking u Refuge from the temptations of Strone drink. The More important object of this association is Mutual Benefit in the exercises of Temperance fortitude and Justice securing to its membership sympathy and Relief in times of sickness and distress and in the event of death the decent Observance of the necessary funeral obsequies and is based upon and seeks the Extension of the principles of total abstinence from All intoxicating drinks. The order has three subordinate branches Viz primary tents composed of White male persons Between the Ages of 10 and 55 years of age who believe in the existence and omnipotence of god Andure Willingto sign our pledge of total abstinence Are eligible to membership. Persons Over age May become honorary members. Female tents composed of White females 12 years of age ind upwards a Junior Branch of boys from 12 to 16 years and juvenile tents for children of both sexes Between tie Ages of 5 and 10 years. Each Branch has a service especially adapted. It has been found that by working in separate branches of the organization there is More Freedom of action than when All Ages and sexes Are thrown together. Each Branch of the order is represented in tie higher body and a fostering care is exercised Over All alike. Thus with the men and women girls and boys All United under one Bead the i. O. Of r. Is As an irresistible army moving on to Victory. The order has and will continue to prove a Blessing to our country not Only in proving an Asylum for the reformed drunkard but by inn Cong the sober and religious part of tie Community to unite in securing the rising generation from the evils of intemperance and ultimately hand Down to generations yet unborn the benefits of sobriety. Silver Cord brother and Sisters the Prosperity and safety of our order depends upon a healthy growth make your tent meetings interesting and attractive by preparing essays debates music Etc. Have open meetings picnics parties and free entertainments. Have talks about the objects and Aims of the order keep the order always before the Public encourage the Junior distribute copies of the Silver Cord among the people. District official notice. All members of the District tent will meet at Pocomoke tent Hall at 7 o clock p. In., on october 11th, second monday in october As business of great importance will come before the body for action. The following Are members of the District tent j. F. Terry James Marks w. J. Hall j. T. Lewis a. C. Corbin Thomas Corbin. John t. Anderton James e. Anderton Orris Bundick Frank Green t. O. Killman a. J. Chase Thomas Dickerson a. W. Short Frank Justice Wesley Crandall l. F. Marshall l. P. Hill n. I. Miles l. T. Phillips John r. Brewer n. T. Miles g. L. Glenn g. W. Glenn. Brethren each of you above named Are requested to be present As it is a night session and be on time. of entertainment. Sykes a. G. W. Glenn proprietor. Patronage of travelling Public solicited. Board first class. Horses fed. The proprietor offers his services also As notary Public. A Dollar saved is a Dollar made if so write to the la. We in works. Laurel Del., Davis amp bro., proprietors. For prices on head and foot stones Monument Iron railing and All cemetery work in general and save Money. Davis amp bro., Laurel Del. Agents a. Pruitt Temperance Ville e. J. Winder Onancock we. T. Rayfield. Belle Haven. W. Chilton with Davie b. Taylor amp co manufacturers and dealers in Plain stamped and Hollowware 26 s. To Wmk st., Baltimore my

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