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Big Stone Gap Post (Newspaper) - June 19, 1907, Big Stone Gap, Virginia Volume Xvi Accomac c h., saturday. October 10 1� number 14 t. B. Quinby attorney at Law 0 faces Accomac c. H.,and Onancock will be at court House wednesdays and court Days. Prompt attention to All business. J. W. G. Blackstone. J. A. Bundick Blackstone 4 Bundick. Attorneys at Law. Accomac c. A. A. Will practice in All the state courts. Thos. W. Bussell. Attorney at Law Accomac c. H., a. Practices in the courts of Accomac and Northampton counties. N. U. Wescott. B. T. Gunter or. Wescott amp Gunter attorneys at Lav offices acc Piuac c. H., and at Home of n. B. Wescott. Uear Mapps Burg. Practice in All courts on the Eastern Shore of l. Floyd Nock. Attorney at Law and notary Public Accomac c. A. A. Will practice in All courts of Accomac and Northampton counties. Prompt attention to All business. James Fletcher. Or. Attorney at Law a Accomac c. A. \ practices in All the courts of Accomac and Northampton counties. Otho f. Mears. Attorney at Law Eastville. Northampton county a. Will practice in the courts of Arcolli a and Northampton. Stewart k. Powell attorney at Law will practice in All the courts or Accomac and Northampton counties. Office Luau Rock a. Will be at Accomac c. H., every wednesday and court Days. La. Harm arson. W. Sturgis drs. A Manson 4 Sturgis l Hancock. A. Will visit Parksley second monday of each Mouth. Office hours from 9 a. M., to 5 p. . B. Leatherbury dentist a Onancock office hours from 9 a. A. To 5 p. In. I. D. A. D. F. Swell druggist Parksley i Eitler in drugs. Chemicals toilet and i Ancy articles Fine soaps perfumes Patent medicines Combs Brush a of All kinds Flavouring extracts syringes face powders sponges amp a. A at lowest a prescriptions carefully com pounded Day or night. Or. S. B. Ward dentist Belle Haven a. Ridge and Crown work a specially. Or. Walter c. Ames dentist a Pang Oteague a a All the latest improved methods of rown and Bridge work a specially. D. Frank White. A county Surveyor. A Parksley. Accomac county offers his services to citizens of a Dinac and Northampton. Thoroughly equipped with latest and Best instruments. Edward Landerson Surveyor Belle Haven Accomac co., a. Perspective drawings. Pictures of a House nut is to be bum Tell now it will loot when com noted Survey 10e clone promptly Ami at moderate Junces. A if reedies. L. F. j. P. Franklin City. K. A. Gene a con a Veya Ucer Ana up 1 adjuster of and collect a of claims. Needles 4 Wilson Rea estate fire insurance building and loan association agents. Franklin City Accomac county 1 , Nottingham i Vellani general insurance agents a and dealers in m buggies mowing machines the rambler bicycle and other 3 a makes tombstones &c., amp a Onancock. A. , w. Brought of i sox Hailwood va., general insurance agents. File Lio enix Assurance co., of London. Established 1t82. Assets Over $8,000,000. Fire. Ome insurance co. Of new York assets Over $9.000,000. Cash capital $3,000,000. Provident savings life of new York. 11 communications will receive our prompt attention. Sold or Silver which do Yon desire Well no matter you can get your Rio ice of me made up in the most artist to and attractive styles a watches m jewelry a of the latest designs. Everybody on the Eastern Shore nows that Cash at this time Means i most anything at your own Price pay immediate Cash for everything inv. If i owe a Dollar to any Ody Lierer elsewhere i will thank in or them to present Bill for Iuie a a payment. I must also require ish payments for goods i sell that 1 Lay continue to give you the Adan inc of my Cash buying. Your Money i Worth More now than at any time it a Many years Money is High and will give you More for it in every Purchase. These Are facts Worth con Deroig. The w. Dun an North Street Onancock a. ,clocks,jewelry, silverware spectacles. Us everything belonging to the jewelry Trade. To Eastern Shore ladies. A try a barrel of tidal wave flour. Every barrel milled by the Norfolk milling co 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 hour cannot be put on the Market. Norfolk milling co. Stop and think. How do we live to sell $100 buggies for $80? the time has gone by to sell $100 buggies. I have u full Stock of Light buggies Dayton Road and farm wagons at Bottom prices Aud 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 a Onancock a for Sale. Shingles heart $7, sap $5. Hay $14 to $1s 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 Genera merchandise. Corn Hay and Mill feed a specially. Special agents for Wanamaker amp Brown clothiers. Hall Wood , Coal hour general Merck noise 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 and we carry in addition to above also. Farming implements Hay flour Coal amp a. We buy for spot Cash and sell at the lowest margin of profit. Terra Cotta piping Bong it by car Load and for Sale by us 8, 10, 12 and 20 inches cheaper than it can be bought in City. John w. Rogers amp Bros., Onley a. L. W. Groton. W. J. Doughty Groton amp Doughty general insurance agents representing first class fire life and Accident companies and building and loan associations. Onancock a. Real estate a at private contract. I offer for Sale at private contract my farm containing about 210 acres situated in if Miles of Wattsville in this county. It is improved b v a Dew two Story dwelling and has chair Cher and schools in a few Hundred Yards of the premises. The resources upon it Are almost inexhaustible. For terms which will be very reasonable apply to mrs. Naomi Taylor a Wattsville a. Tux Nolis a. Notice in hereby a Iven that the state tax and county Levy for the year 1890, Are now due and that in pursuance of Law the treasurer or Deputy will be at the following named places in said districts at the time herein sped fled for the purpose of collecting said taxes and levies Viz appointments of Edwin t. Powell. Belly Haven oct. 9tli. Mapps Burg oct. 12th, 13th and 14th. Locustville oct. 20th. Nashville oct. 22nd, morning. Finney s. Oct. 22nd. Afternoon. Davis wharf oct. 23d. Pungoteague sept. 20tli, oct. 10th, 24th. Nov. 5th. 0th, 7th and 21st. Marsh s store oct. 30th, afternoon and night. Keller nov. 2nd. A amp Borton nov. 0th. At night. Tangier nov. 9th. 10th Aud 11th. Onancock oct. 3d, 17th, 31st, nov. 12th, 13th, l Atli Aud 28th. Naehu Prague oct. 20th, 27th and 28th�?night when not otherwise posted. Accomac c. A. Nov. 10th, 17th, 18th. Also the first Day of the county court and the first Throe Days of circuit court Aud the wednesdays not above mentioned. Appoint meets of John Hopkins Parksley. Oct. 1st. 2nd 3d. Nov. 2sth. Bloxon oct. 8th, 9th Aud 10th. Mappsville oct. 15th, 10th and 17th. . Oct. 32, 23 Aud 24. New Church. Oct. 29th. 30th and 31st. Sanford. Nov. 4th, 5th and 8th. Saxis. Nov. 4rh and 5th, at night. Bearsville nov. 7th, after Noou. Greenback Ville nov. 9th, at Naglit. Chiric Oteague nov. 10. In and 12. Horntown nov. 12th, at night. Hailwood nov. 13th, afternoon and right. Mode Down nov. 14th. Hopeton nov. 20th, morning. New Stowe nov. 20th, afternoon. Leeuion. Nov. 2tst. Hunting Creek nov. 04th. Accomac c. H., 1st Day of every court. Due notice will be Given of other appoint meets. Those failing to pay their taxes and levies before the first Day of december next will have 5 per cent. Added to their Hill As the Law directs. We Hope All that can will Avail themselves of this Opportunity Aud save 5 per cent. If you have not paid your 1895 taxes please meet us at the place most convenient to yourself and do so. As we arc compelled to enforce collection on All that Are in arrears in order to meet the demands on us we Hope those that Are in arrears will save us this trouble. We still have some of the direct tax Money in hand which we Are anxious to pay out when the proper persons Call for it. Elvyin t. Powell John Hopkins. September 21st, 1890 go to for the and always to obtain the Sara lowest possible prices. Reisinger wholesale and retail dealers in All kind of furniture carpets Oil cloths matting stoves refrigerators baby carriages and All sorts of House in Miskinis we. Reisinger amp son 012 Columbia Are., and 611 to 638 Portland st., Cor. Greene st. Baltimore my. City and suburban cars pass the door. Look us up it will pay you. Represented by s. Gladding. His unique Sermon. Rev. Or. Talmage preaches on divine Elisi Cor. Pratt 4 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 Eleo Trie lights electric Call Bells steam heat Baths 4c. Bernard Reily proprietor. There has never been a time in the history of Man when goods were Arlow As they Are to Day and 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 prices for All kinds of building material a such ask doors. Windows Blindb mantels White Pine mouldings turned porch Colum no porch trimmings 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 cultivators harrows wheel Barrows wheel Wood Coal agents for Harrison Bros. 4 cons paints 4c., 4c. Just received a car Load of air tight Wood stoves two sizes. Must go at the Knock out prices of $4 Aud $4.50. I thanking you for your kind favors of the past and soliciting a continuance of the same we Are respectfully yours my a in a asu�3 a Parksley a. A i c Ham try in handwriting a letter from Home Namh written in the Book of eternal in few Ink undo from the Calvary sacrifice. Washington oct.-4.�?we scud out this one of the most unique sermons or. To Emuge Ever preached. It is of novel As wide sweeping and practical. His subject is a divine Chiron Rizphy Quot Tho text being Luke a 20, a rejoice because your dimes Uro written in Chiro mruphy or the Art of handwriting like the science of acoustics is in very unsatisfactory state. While you Tiki Ting a Church and told by some architects that the voice would not to heard in a building shaped Liko that proposed i came in much anxiety to thin City and consulted with professor Joseph Henry of the smithsonian institution about the Law of acoustics. To snid Quot go ahead and build your Church in the Shunpo proposed and i think it will he All right i have studied the Laws of sound perhaps More than any Man of my time and i Havo Como so fur As this two auditoriums May seem to be exactly Aliko and in our to acoustics May to Good Aud in the other in the same unsatisfactory stage is Chir Graphy although Many declare they have reduced it Toas Ienco. There Are those who say they can read character by handwriting. It is said that the Way our writes the hater Quot i Quot decides his egotism or modesty and the Way one writes the letter a a of decides the height and depth of his emotions. It is declared a cramped hand Means a cramped nature and an easy haul a facile and Liberal spirit. But if there to anything in this science Thoro must be some rules not yet announced for some of the boldest Anil most us Gres Sivo men have a delicate and Small penmanship while some of the most timid sign their names with the height and Width and scope of the name John Hancock on the immortal document. Some of the cleanest in person and thought present their blotted and spattered Page and some of the roughest put before us nil immaculate Chir Graphy. Not our character but the copy Pinto set before is in our Schoolboy Day decides the general Stylo of our Haud writing. So also there is n fashion in penmanship and for one decade the letters Are exaggerated Anil in the next Minifield now erect and now slant now heavy and now Fine. An autograph album is always a Surprise and you find Tho penmanship contradicts the character of Tho writers. But while Tho Chir Graphy of the Earth is Uncertain our blessed lord in our text presents the Chiron Rizphy celestial. When addressing the 70 disciples standing before him to said a rejoice because your names arc written in to look of life. Of Courso the Bible for the most part when speaking of Tho heavenly world Speaks figuratively while talking about Book and about trumpets and about wings Aud about Gates and about go id u pavements and about Orchards with 12 crops of fruit our crop each month and about the White horses of heaven s cavalry. But we do Well to follow out these inspired Mita phots und reap from them courage and Sublime expectation Aud Consolation und Victory. We Are told that in the heavenly Library there is a Book of life. Perhaps there Are Many volumes in it. When to say a Bookwo Macau All written by Tho author on that subject i cannot Tell Liow Large those heavenly volumes Are nor the splendor of their binding nor Tho number of their Pongos nor whether they Are pictorial fixed with Somo exciting scenes of this world. I Only know that Tho words have not been impressed by Type bet written ont by some hand and that Ull those who Liko Tho 70 disciples to whom the text was spoken repent and Trust Tho lord for their eternal salvation surely Havo their numbs written in heaven. It May not to Tho same name that to carried on Earth. To May through Tho Incon Sider atness of parents have u name that is uncouth or that was afterwards dishonoured by our after whom to were called. I do not know Eliut the 70 entrances of the names of the 70 disciples co respond with Tho record in Tho genealogical Tobolo. It May not be Tho name by which to were called on Earth but it will to Tho name by which heaven will know us and we will Havo it no Nonu cd to us As to pass in and to will know it so certainly that to will not Havo to be called twice by it a in Tho Biblo times Tho lord called some people twice by name a Saul Saul a a Samuel Samuel Quot a Martha Martha Quot who you Como up and look for your Nonio in Tho mighty tomes of of equity and you Are so Happy As Tofi Uil it there you will notice that Tho penmanship is Christ a and that Tho letters were written with a trembling baud not trembling with old age for he had ouly passed to lire decades when he expired. It was soon after Tho thirtieth anniversary of his birthday. Look Over All the business accounts you kept or the letters you wrote at 30 years of age and if you were ordinarily Strong Aud Well then there was no tremor in the Chir Graphy. Why to tremor in Tho Haud that wrote your name in heaven of it was a compression of More troubles than Over smote any ode else and All of them troubles assumed for others. Christ was prematurely old. To had been exposed to All the Weathers of palest due. A to bad slept out of doors a now in the nig Dow and now in the tempest he Hai been soaked in the surf of Lake Galileo pillows for others but be and not Here to Lay hi6 head. Hungry be co not even get a Fig on which to breakfast or have you missed the pathos of that verse a in the morning As he returned unto the City he hungered and when he saw a Fig tree in the Way he came to it and found nothing thereon Quot of he was a hungry Christ. And nothing makes the band tremble worse than hunger for it pulls upon the stomach and the stomach pulls upon the brain and the brain pulls upon the nerves and the agitated nerves make the band quake. On Tho top of All this exasperation came abuse. What sober Man Ever wanted to be called a drunkard but Christ was called one. What respecter of the lords Day wants to to called a Sabbath Brenker but he was called one. What Man careful of the company he keeps wants to to outed Tho Assoc into of profligate but he Wasso a tilted. We Arroyal Man wants to to charged with treason but to was can Rcd with it. What Man of Devon speech wants to be called a Blasphemer Bat to was to tonnes what Man of self respect Wau is to he struck in Tho Mouth but that is where they struck him. Or to to Tho victim of Tho vilest expectoration but under that to stooped. Of to was a worn ont Christl that is Tho reason to died so soon upon the Cross. Many victims of crucifixion lived Day after Day upon the Cross hut Christ was in thu courtroom at 12 of clock of Norn and he had expired at 8 o clock in Tho afternoon of Tho same Day. Subtracting from Tho three hours Between 12 and 8 of clock Tho Tirao taken to travel from Tho courtroom to the place of execution and the time that must Havo been taken in getting ready for Tho tragedy there could not Havo been much More than two hours left. Why did Christ live Only two hours upon Tho Cross when others had lived 48 hours All he was worn out before to got there i and Yon wonder of child of god that looking into Tho volumes of heaven for your name you find it was written with a trembling penmanship trembling with every letter of your Numo if it to your earthly Hume or trembling with every letter of your heavenly name if that 1� different Aud More euphonious. That will not a Tho first time you saw Tho Mark of a quiver aug Peu for did you not of Man years ago see your Nanio so written on the Back of a letter nud you opened in. Saying Quot Why Here is a letter from Mother Quot or Quot hero is a letter from father Quot mid after you opened it you found All the words because of old age were traced irregularly and Uncertain so that you coaids hardly read it at All but after much study you made it out a letter from Home telling Yon How much they missed you and How much they prayed for you and How much they wanted to see Yon and if it might nor he on Earth that so it might to in the world where there Are in partings. Yes your name is written in heaven if written at All with trembling Chir Graphy. Some autographs. Again in examination of your name in Tho heavenly archives if you find it there at All you will find it written with a bold hand. You have seen Many a signature that a Venuso of sickness or old Ngo had a tremor in it yet it was As bold As the Mau who wrote it. Many a order written of Tho Battlefield and Umid the Linn Der of Tho cannonade has had Ovid acc of excite Cut in every word and every letter Anil in the Speed with which it was folded and handed to Tho officer Asho put his foot in Tho Swift stirrups Aud yet notwithstanding his trembling hand gives n boldness of order that shows itself in every word written. Yon do not need to be told that a trembling hand docs not always mean a cowardly hand. It was with a very trembling hand Charles Carroll of Carrollton signed his Nonio to Tho declaration of american Independence but no signer had More courage. And when some one said Quot there arc Montiy Charles Carrolls and la will not be known which one it is Quot he resumed the Pou and wrote Charles Carroll of Carrollton. Trembling hand no sign of timidity the daring and Defiance Saccu in Tho Way your name is written in heaven Uro a Challenge to nil Earth and hell to come of if they can to defeat your ransomed soul. The Way your name is written there is is much is to say Quot i Havo redeemed him. I died for him. I am going to Crown nud Euther Nohim. Nothing shall Ever happen Down in that world where to now lives to defeat my determination to keep him to shelter him to Savo him. By my almighty Grano Lam going to fetch him Here. To May slip and slide but he has got to Como Here. By my omnipotent sword by the combined strength of All heavens principalities and Powers and dominions by the 20,000 chariots of Tho lord almighty i am going to Seo him bold handwriting it is the boldest tiling Ever written to write my name there and your name Tubero. To knows on weaknesses and bad propensities better than to know them ourselves. To knows All the Polly Ohio hosts that arc sworn to Down us if they can. To knows All the temptations that will assail us Between now and the moment of our inst pulsation of Tho heart and yet he dares to write our name there. Boldness nothing at Saragossa or Chalons or Marathon or therm Nylie to equal it. Nothing in the sack of Gnu powder a Biclie one English Soldier carried Nandor Tho blazing artillery of tiie Mohammedans and blew up the Gate of Delhi. Can you not Sec the boldness in the penmanship that bus already written our names there apostle Peter what you think of it and to answers Quot kept by Tho Power of god through Faith into Complete of blessed Christ what Dost thou mean by it Aud he answers Quot Thoy shall never perish. Neither shall any Man Pluck them out of my Quot your numbs Are written in eternal volumes. Again if according to Tho Promise of Tho text you Are permitted to look into the volumes of it fruity and shall see your name there you will find it written in lines in words in letters unmistakable. Some people have come to consider indistinct and almost unreadable penmanship a Mark of Genins and so they affect it because every paragraph that Thomas Chalmers and Dean Stanley and lord Byron and Rufus Choate and other potent men wrote was a Puzzle. Imitators make their penmanship a Puzzle. Alexndre Dumas Days that Plain penmanship is the Brevet of incapacity. Then there Are some who Thror go too much demand upon their energies and through i Lack of time lose Tho capacity of making Tho pen intelligible Aud much of Tho writing of this world is indecipherable. We have seen piles of inexplicable Chir Graphy Aud we ourselves have helped augment the magnitude. We have nol been sure of the Namo signed or Tho sentiment expressed or whether the reply was affirmative or negative. Through indistinct penmanship last wills and testaments have been Defeated widows Anil orphans robbed of their inheritance Railroad trains brought into collision through the dim words of a Telegram put into the baud of a conductor and regiments in this Wiso mistaking their instructions have been sacrificed in Battle. I asked Bishop Cowie in Auckland now zealand the Bishop having been la Many of the wars what Tennyson in Hia ammo rat Joem Thoj a Norge of Tho Light t5rlgaile7 meant by Ilie words a a Homo our and blundered a and Tho Bishop snid that Tho awful carnage at Balaklava was the result of an indistinctly written und wrongly rend military order. A so Muon had but your name onco written in Tho lambs Book of life will be so Unis to Cable that All heaven can read it at the first glance. It will not to taken for the name of Somo other so that in regard to it there so ill come to to Dis in tuition. Not one of Tho millions and billions Anil quadrillion of the finally saved will doubt that it nouns Yon and Only you. Of Tho glorious Tho rapturous certitude of that Entrance on Tho heavenly Roll. Not saved in a promiscuous Way. Not put into n glorified mob. No nol though you onto no Tho worst sinner that was Over saved Anil somebody who know you in this world at Olio time is absolutely abandoned and dissolute should say a i never heard of your conversion and i do not believe you have a right to to hero a you could just laugh n Lyngh of Triumph and turning Over the leaves containing the names of Tho redeemed say a a read it for yourself. That is my name written out la full nud do you not recognize the bund writing no Young scribe of heaven on tired that. No Anonymous writer put it there. Do you not see Tho tremor in the lines do you not also see the boldness of Tho letters is it not As Plain As yonder throne is Plain As yonder Gato is not Tho name unmistakable and Tho handwriting Tho crucified lord wrote it there Tho Day i repented Anil turned. Hear it hear it my Namo is written there there Quot Ria Only written. I Havo sometimes been tempted to think that there will to so Tunny of us in heaven that we will to lost in Tho crowd. No. Each our of us will be As distinctly picked out Anil to cognized As was Abel when to entered from Earth the very first sinner saved and at Tho head of that Long procession of sinners saved in All the centuries. My dear hearers if to onco got there i do not want it left Uncertain As to whether we Are to stay there. After you Aud i get fairly settled there in our heavenly heme to do not want on title proved defective. To do not want to be ejected from the heavenly premises. To do not want Somo Otto to Sunyi Quot this is not your room in Tho House of Many mansions und you Havo on an attire that you ought not to have taken from the heavenly wardrobe and that is not really your Namo on the Hooka if you Hud More carefully examined Tho writing in Tho Register at the Gato Yon would Havo found that Tho name v. As not yours at All but mine. Now. Movo out while i Movo of what wretch Doneas after once worshipping in heavenly temples to be compelled to turn your Back on Tho music and after having joined the society of the blessed to to forced to quit it forever and after having clasped our Long lost Kindred in a Caverly embrace to have another separation what an agony would there Boiu such a Goody to heaven glory be to god on High that our a amps will to so plainly written in those volumes that neither Saint nor Cherub nor seraph nor archangel shall doubt it for one moment for 600 eternities if there were room for so Many. To oldest inhabitant of heaven can read it nud the child that left its Mother s Lap last right for heaven can read it. You will not just look at your name Aud close the Book but you will stand and Soliloquy be and say Quot is it not wonderful that my Namo is there at All How much it Cost my lord to get it Hercl unworthy am i to have it in the same Book with the sons and daughters of martyrdom and with Tho Choice spirits of All time. But there it is Anil so Plain Tho word and so Plain All the letters Quot and you will turn Forward and backward Tho loaves nud see other names there perhaps your father s name and your mothers name and your brother s name Aud your Sisters name Anil your wife a Lauio and apostolic names and Sav Quot i am not surprised that those names Oro Here recorded. They Wero better than i Ever was. But astonishment overwhelming that my name is in this Book Quot Aud turning Buck to the Page of which is inscribed your name you will stand and look tit it until seeing that others Are waiting to examine Tho records with reference to their own names you step Back into the ranks of the redeemed with them to talk Over the wonderment. Indelibly written. Again if you Are so Happy As to find your name in the a of eternity you will find it Writt a glibly. Go up to Tho state departing c in this National capital and Sec the old treaties signed by the rulers fit foreign nations our is and. Other eyes. Our is Are just As Strong As they were fifty years ago when we have cause to use them. But we have less and less cause to Praise ourselves since others do the praising and we Are More than willing for you to see us through other eyes. This is How we look to s. F. Boyce wholesale and retail druggist Duluth Minu who after a Quarter of a Century of observation writes a a i have sold Ayers Sarsaparilla for More than 25 years both it wholesale and retail Aud have never heard anything but words of Praise from my customers not a single complaint has Ever reached me. I believe Ayer 9 Sarsaparilla to be the Best blood purifier that has been introduced to the general this from a Man who has sold thousands of dozens of Ayers Sarsaparilla is Strong testimony. But it ouly echoes popular sentiment the world Over which has a a nothing but words of Praise for Ayers any dont about it Send for Quot cur Obook Quot it Kilts doubts and cures doubters. Address j. C. Atic co., lotto Moss. A just before or Jusi alter the beginning of this Century and Yon will find that Somo of the Docu Niemuth Are so faded ont that Yon can read oui Here and there a word. From Tho paper yellow with age or the Parchment u Mol led before you time has effaced Liuo after line. You Bovo to Gness at the name and perhaps guess wrongly. Old time is represented an carrying a scythe with which he Anta Down the generations but he entries also chemicals with which he eats out whole paragraphs from important documents. We talk about incl info Ink but there is no such thing is indelible Ink. It is Only a question of time the Complete obliteration of All earthly signatures und engrossment. But your name put in the a Caverly record Ull Tho Millici Minms of heaven cannot dim it. After you Havo been so Long in glory that did you not possess imperishable memory you would have forgotten the Day of your Entrance your name on that Page will glow us vividly As of the instant it was traced there by the Finger of Tho great Toner. There will to new generations coming into heaven and a thousand years from now from this or from other planet souls May outer Tho Many mansion d residence and though your name were onco plainly of Tho books suppose it should fade out How could you Provo to Tho newcomers that it had Uver been written there at All Audeli Bucl inca a Blo of being cancelled eternity As helpless As time in any attempt at a Rasure what a re of forcing uplifting thought other records in heaven May give out and will give ont. There Are records there in which the recording Angel writes Down our bins but it is a Book full of blots so that much of the writing there cannot be read or even guessed at. The recording Augel did Tho writing but our Saviour put in flip blots for did be not Promise a Jwill blot out their transgressions Quot and if some one in heaven should remember Somo of on earthly iniquities Aud ask go about them the lord would say Quot of i forgot them i i completely forgot those Hins for i promised a their sins Aud their iniquities will i remember no More a in Tho fires that bum no on world nil Tho safety deposits and All the title deeds and All the Halls of record and All the libraries will disappear worse that when the 200,000 volumes Aud the 700,000 manuscripts of the alexandrian Library went Down under the Torch of Omar and not u Leaf or word will Esopo the flame in that last conflagration which i think will to witnessed by other planets whose inhabitants will exclaim a look there is a world on but there will be Only one conflagration in heaven and that will not destroy but irradiate. I mean the conflagration of splendours that Blaze on the towers and domes and temples Aud thrones Aud rubbed and Diamonde Walls in the Light of Tho Sun that never sets. Indelible of More Light. There is not of Earth nil autograph letter or signature of Christ the Only Timo to wrote ont a word of Earth though to know so Well How to write to wrote with reference to having it soon shuffled out by human foot Tho time that to stooped Down Aud with his Finger wrote on the ground the hypocrisy of Tho Pisa rises. But when he writes your name in Tho heavenly archives As i believe to has or Hope he May it is to stay there from age to age from Cycle to Cycle from Eon to 0011. And so for All you Christian people i do what John g. Whittier the dying poet said to wanted done in Bis Home. Lovely Mau he was i sat with him in u Hay mow a whole summer afternoon Anil heard him toll the Story of his life. Hail for Many years been troubled with i Soumia Anil wus n very poor Sleeper nud i10 always Hail the window curtain of his room up so us to see the first intimation of Sunrise. When he was breathing Bis last in the morning hour in his Home in Tho Massachusetts Village Tho nurse thought that the Light of rising Sun was too Trouf for Linin Aud so called rho window curtain Down. Tho last thing the great Quaker poet did was to wave Bis hand to have Tho curtain up. wanted to depart in the full Gus i of Tho morning. And i thought it might be helpful and inspiring to All Christina souls to Havo More Light about the future and so i pull up the curtain in Tho glorious Suu Riso of my text and say Quot rejoice that your names Are written in bring on your do ologies wave your Palms i shout your victories i pull pall thu curtains of Bright expectations Yea hoist the window itself and let the perfume of to Quot morning glories of the King s Garden Como in Aud Tho music of harps Ull a Tramblo with symphonies and Tho sound of Tho surf of seas dashing to the foot of Tho throne of god and Tho Lamb. In red Ink. But there in Only one word on All this subject of divine Chiron Rizphy in heaven that confuses me and that is the Small adverb which st Jolt adds w lieu he quotes the text i revelation and spooks of Somo Quot we ii names Are not written in Tho Book of life of the Lamb of that a. Fill adverb Quot a Quot by full submission to Christ Tho lord have the Way All cleared Between you and Tho Sublime Regis try iou of your name this moment. Why not look up Aud see that they Are All ready to put your Namo aim my the bids tul immortals there is the mighty volume. It is wide open. There is the Peu. It is from the Wing of Tho Quot Angel 01 the new covenant. A thera is the Ink. It is r d in kirov Oniva Renu sacrifice e and the re is the divine scribe the glorious lord who wrote your father s Hume there and your Mother s name there mud your child s name there and who is ready to write your name there. Will you consent that he do in before i Ray a a Amend to this service ask him to do it. I wait a moment for the tremendous action of your will for it is Only an action of your will. Here Somo one says a lord Josne with pen plucked from angelic Wing and dipped in the red Ink of Golgotha write there either that which is now my earthly name or that which shall be my heavenly i pause a second longer that All May consent. Tho pen of the divine scribe is in the fingers and is lifted and is lowered and it touches the shining Page Aud Tho word is traced in trembling and bold and unmistakable letters. has put it Down in the right place. To la done the treet Trius action s Dowel i am my lord a and to is mine. And if there be in All this Assembly a hopeless Case so called hopeless by your self and others i take the responsibility of saying that there is a place in that continued on fourth Page Independent order of in North America. The objects and Aims. Information of interest to Temperance workers and those seeking a Refuge from the temptations of Strong drink. The More important object of this association is Mutual Benefit in the exercises of Temperance fortitude and jn8tice. 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 18 and 55 years of age who believe in the existence and omnipotence of god and Are willing to sign our pledge of total abstinence Are eligible to membership. Persons Over age May become lion Horary members. Female tents composed of White females 12 years of age Aud upwards a j Unior Branch of boys from 12 to 16 years and juvenile tents for children of both sexes Between the Ages of 5 Aud 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 the higher body and a fostering care is exercised Over All alike. Thus with the men and women girls Aud boys All United under one head the i. 0. Of r. Is is an irresistible army moving of 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 inducing the sober and religious part of the Community to unite in securing the rising generation from the evils of intemperance Aud ultimately hand Down to generations yet unborn the benefits of sobriety. To the rec habits of East Virginia District at the annual meeting of tills District held at saxes in july your representatives saw fit to elect me to the office of chief ruler an office i did not seek after but rather shunned from accepting Aud Only my love for the Temperance cause Aud the cause of reel Bis induced me to accept. The office carries with it a great Many cures Aud anxieties and 1 am going to ask you to Bear some of these with me. Anyone who has passed the chair of District chief ruler knows that the great anxiety of the chief ruler is that his District should be prosperous and i know that if you share with me this Burden this anxiety and respond to the Call of the spirit As it says a go work in my Vineyard a we shall reap such a Harvest 1 was was never before known in our District. Will you do it will each individual son Aud daughter of Rech bites see to it that no Stone is left unturned to Advance our cause. Brethren the Fields Are White unto Harvest one mighty Effort and that Harvest is ours and we shall Roll up such a membership that we will be proud of. Our opportunities for doing something for the master Are Many for nowhere Are they cursed with the Saloon As Are we in a local option county whisky is doing its damning work despite the fact that the people of Accomac said there should be no Saloon even As i write the blood of the innocent Calls from the ground for vengeance mothers prayers Are ascending to almighty god or amp Yinug for a Way for the escape of her erring boy and All around us can be seen the terrible effects of drink and Saloon und my prayer is that god will Roll upon you the Burden of tiie sufferings of our people and get into the Armor and fight. G. W. G. A Dollar saved is a Dollar made if so write to the Ihrk Tyrel Mmble works Laurel Del., Davis amp bro., proprietors. For prices on head Aud foot stones Monument Iron railing and All cemetery work in general and save Money. Davis 4 bro., Laurel Del. Agents a. Pruitt Temperance Ville e. J. Winder Onancock we. T. Ratfield. Belle Haven. Re. Chilton. With Yib b. Taylor amp co. Manufacturers and dealers in Plain stamped and Japan Ned in Viii Hollowware 26 s. St., Baltimore my. A a us i

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