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Big Stone Gap Post (Newspaper) - October 30, 1907, Big Stone Gap, Virginia Volume a c. H., a saturday. Mac he 6 097 number 35 t. B. A Minry a to Oriiz yet Law offices a Cotuleo. will be at court House acid court Day. Prompt attention to All business. .1. A. For. Lack store. To. A. Buu Vliek rlack3t0ne amp Bundick attorneys at Law. Acco Iwuc c. H., a. Will practice in All the state courts. Thos. W. Russell. Attorney at Law Aee Omac c. I., a. Practices in tie courts of Accoline Imi Northampton counties. X. Wescott. T. Gunter. Or. We Scott amp i int Eli attorneys at Law offices acct Mac c. A. Anil at borne of it. B. Wescott. Near Mapp Burtt. Practice in ail courts on tiie Kastern Shore of Virginia. L. Floy it Nock. Attorney at Law and notary Public Accomac c. La a a y a. Will practice in All courts of acco Mac Aud Xor in upon counties. Prompt attention to All Busi uese. Tasks 11. Flety ilk. Or. Att Ruev at Law a acct Mac c. In. practices in All the courts of acco Mac Anil North Agupton counties. Otho f Mears. Attorney at Siw. G0 t0 East Ville. Northampton county a. Will practice in the courts of Arcolli in Ami Northampton. Stewart k. Powell at Torrey at Law wifi practice in All the courts of dec Isaac Ami Northampton counties. Office tia cock. A. Will be at acct Mac 0. Ii., even Tveitnes Ilay Anil court Days. L. J. Hartai Sou. Yvo m. Sturgis dus. A i in Anson amp Turgis. Lacock. Y a. Will visit Parksley second monday of each Mouth. Office hours a. In. To 3 p. To. . B. Lathe Buky. Dix list. A Oua cock. office hours from it a. A. To 3 p. M. A or. S. B. Ward dentist _ a Belle Haven. Bridge and Crown work a specially d. Frank White a county a Parksie a Codiac Coutv \ otters his services to citizens of a com a and Ortii Ampton. Thoroughly equipped Westli latest and Best amp Bell Accomac c. Yta., druggists a full line of fancy articles. Drugs oils paints seeds &c., ice to on hand at lowest prices. A. D. F. Ewell rat. D. Druggist Parksley i a Aler in drugs. Chemicals. Toilet and fancy articles Fine soaps perfumes Patent medicines Combs Brush s of All kinds Flavouring extracts. Syringes Fitce powders sponges amp a. A at lowest prescriptions carefully com pounded Day or night. A. S. Waples amp co. Brooms brushes Cordage matches axe handles Axle grease barrel covers baskets blacking Blank books. Glueing bowls churns compasses. Broom Racks Corn Poppers butter dishes sie., Caudle Wicks cheese safes clothes hamper a. Cocoa dippers. Coffee Mills Curry Combs corks dusters faucets fish Hooks uni lines flour sacks halters flasks Hun Caps ice Cream freezers horse cards keepers Luli. Keg lamp burners a. Pulleys lanterns Lap boards Lemon squeezers Mats measures Marine classes mucilage of Kuhn Oil Cutis. Well buckets tubs amp a 119 South Street Baltimore Mil. W. B. Doughty wit Peter Rose amp sons wholesale manuf a tuners of for the folded hand parts leather Fly nets leather and web halters saddlery of Seraphim. Or. Talmage s practical Sermon upon an exalted theme. Aud always to obtain the . Eor. Light amp Lombard sts., Baltimore my. Fred Johnson. Adult Mason. Lowest possible. Prices. Re1s1> Akk. Wholesale and retail dealers in All kinds of a very p t1 11 i li1 p Sale and \ i a s j \ i Chanec a a i in livery Exchange run in connection with k a a a amp no Iii Tohani general a insurance agents. A and dealers in Fini buggies. Mowing machines i he rambler bicycle and other go. Takes tombstones amp cd a Onancock. A. Is. A. Bukuli Aitos a son Hailwood. Agas Kcal. In a crack a kits. Fire. Pho six Assurance co. O established 17r2. Assets Over sgt Quot of too. Fire. _. Home insurance co. Of new York so amt Over i. . Cash capital ? /.oou.ooo. Provident savings life of new York. All communications Quot ill receive our prompt attention. Of Loudon. Edward Landerson. A via a Yon a Tiitu vex. Non Rua Sun of co., a. a Ltd rive dkawix3a. I it i of a Iii 151-lie built Tell is u a v a a to v 1. in m i pro. N j a -. I a Quot a iiu-1 at Niue ram 1 experience to a to i \ \ in handling us Alvoil 1 v Al d spectacles and a st a 1 y of the business in a general Way h is to Nabl cil me to lit those whose sight was failing because of Uil Vai aug age presbyopia and those who were nearsighted Ivo in. Hut where astigmatism or and Peeril. Writy of 7lie sight existed 1 s d to a Fer the customer to a Eft Okulist. Not satisfied to Ilo a business trait i could u to do properly. 1 a a Zerini died to study refraction. I ii de the lust works of that . A a Hurt Ridge on by f i Ivy Hart Ridge. F r c. S. A authority of optics and re friction and thus 1 studied . I is a attend do crier s at the new York optical school last fall my bought the by t Quality testing i is and outfit at 100, aim feel jus will -1 in making the that. I am now ready to prescribe for and Correct the vision of almost any and All conditions of the Eye where glasses Are needed. The Liberal patronage extended to me during the sixt Eli years have been ill business Here encourages me Treuter has new held in connection with my regular business and by Sieve my customers Xvi l lie glad to know that they can get properly fitted glasses without the trouble and expense of Quot of a to the City. No charges at preut for examination of Eves. I uses ground to order in new York wide re special lenses Are needed tie re coming from a distance would do Well to notify me by card. Respectfully,. Duncan Oma cock a. Iss finc watches. Clocks jewelry silverware i , carpets Oil cloths matting stoves refrigerators baby carriages and All sorts of Oise a film Vii. Reisinger amp son old Columbia ave., Anil Oil to 023 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. Hotel Mason new Church station vac pc Lix sox a a sox. Proprietors. All trains met and passengers conveyed to my part of i Euin a Sula at fair rates and with Comfort and dispatch. Cemetery work. Sonn Mence headstones tablets m o o -�-3 q in to o t1 nand jewelry repaired on Short notice. I have for Sale watch pcs ii Cocks jewelry spectacles Eye glasses and silverware in Many styles and at lowest prices. We. Sartorius. Pocomoke City my. Gerwill be at a Codiac c. Every court Bill by buying your jewelry of j. Adelstein. Onancock. watchmaker amp jeweler. Eye have just received a Large line of All the latest style goods including watches clocks jewelry spectacles and silverware of All kinds. We have reduced our prices very Low to suit the times. Special attention paid to repair work on Hue watches clocks spectacles and jewel by of All kinds at greatly reduced prices. All work Warr need to he first class. Highest prices paid for old Gold and Silver. Will he at a Codiac c. Kevery court aay for repairing. I j uus a Jet Lulu to a in us to a of Trotman Bros. No. Livy. Fayette st., and 31% South Charles Street Baltimore my. A Dollar saved is a Dollar made if so write to them Laurel del., Davis amp bro., proprietors. For prices on head and foot stones Monument Iron railing and All cemetery work in Gen eral and save Money. Davis amp bro., Laurel. Del. Agents Yvo. Pruitt Temperance Ville e. J. Vinder Onancock Yvita. T. Raki old. Belle Haven. It Rij i Juli 1-i, Rev. Chilto with Difut 3. Taylor it Oil. Manufacturers and dealers in Plain stamped and Japan Ned a fief Ifa Iii Hollowware 26 s. , lid. 11� i a Tai Iii Lar not in aspire to. Fly if,.Iii.nl Al it plug tin , is but for Tutu i or Christ. Wash Niton fib. 2s.�?in this Dis come or. Tidi Quige Tukis a most exulted them Aud makes it Prue Tlell Ulm us jul to the last degree. The subject is Quot wings of Seraphim Quot a Mil i to text is Isaiah i 2, Quot with Twain to covered Liis face mid v. Ill Twain lie covered his feet and with Twain lie did in a Hospital of leprosy Good King Totz Ziani had died Ulm the whole land was shadowed with solemnity and theological and prophetic Isaiah was thinking about religious things As one is Apt to do in time of great National bereavement and forgetting Trio presence of his wife and two sons who made up his family lie 1ms a dream not like Trio dreams of Ordinary character which Gem rally come from indigestion but a vision most instructive Ulm under the touch of the. Hand of the almighty. The place the ancient tempi a building grand awful Majestic. Within Tomt Touple a Tumua higher and grander than that i Rix pied by any or Sultan or in sror. On that throne the eternal i Christ. In lines surrounding Tomt throne tin brightest celestial not the cherubim hut higher than they Trio most exquisite to Mil Radiant of the heavenly inhabitants the Seraphim. They Are called burners lie cause they look like lire lips of Tiro Eves of tire it it of fire. In addition to tin features Ulm Llis i imps which Sugg to a human being there am pinions which suggest the Lith est the swiftest the most buoyant Ami lie most aspiring of All uni Iii Ali gent creation a third. Each seraph had six wings each two of tin wings t or different purpose. Isaiah s dream quivers flashes with these pinions now folded now spread now Luti n in locomotion. Quot with Treain la covered his feet with Twain lie covered his face and with Twain lie did the probability is that these wings were not All used at Oneo. Trio seraph standing hero near Trio throne overwhelmed at the insignia Liatas of Trio paths his feet had Troi Ulon a i Obj att d with the paths trodden the feet of god and with Trio lameness of his locomotion amounting almost Zodeen Pitman compared with tie divine velocity with feathery veil of angelic modesty hides the feet. A a with Twain he Ilid cover the standing there overpowered by the Over Matching splendours of god a glory and unable longer with the eyes to look Nim tin m and wishing those eyes shaded from the Insu Fli Ralile glory Trio pinions gather Over the countenance. Quot with Twain he did cover the Thun is god tells this seraph to go to the farthest out Quot st of immensity on message of Light and love and Joy and get Back before the first Anthem it does nut take the Siriph a great while to spread himself upon the air with Uuiorn gained celerity one stroke of the Wing equal to 10,000 leagues of air. Quot by Atli Twain to did Huzil Lite and imperfection. The Mot practical Ami us Fol lesson for you Ami to when we Why inc seraph spreading his wings Over ref not is the lesson if humility at imperfection. The brightest Angels of god Are so far in Ileath god Tomt lie charges them with Folly the seraph in far Lem ath god and we so far 1 Ennath the seraph in service we ought to 1�. Plunged in humility utter mid Complete. Our feet How Haggard they have been in the divine service i our feet Liow Many missteps they have taken our feet in How Mouv paths of world Lenetis Aud Folly they Ivo walked neither god nor seraph intended to put guv Dishonour upon that which is one of the masterpieces of almighty god the human foot. Physiologist Ulm anatomist arc overwhelmed at the wonders of its organization. The Bridgewater treatise written by sir Charles Beil on the Wisdom and goodness of god As illustrated in the human hand was u result of the $-10,000 bequeathed in the lust will Aud testament of Tho Earl of Bridgewater for the i Neon age uncut of Christian literature. The world Ronld afford to forgive his eccentricities though he had two dogs seated at his table and though la put six cogs alone in an equipage drawn by four horses and attended by two footmen. With his Large request inducing sir Charles Bell to write so Vul Nuiloa Bookou the Wisdom of god in tin Structure of the human hand the world could afford to forgive his oddities. And the world could now afford to have another Earl of Bridgewater however idiosyncratic if lie would induce some other sir Charles Bell to write a took of the Wisdom Aud goodness of a Sliu the construction of the human foot the articulation of its Bones Trio lubrication of its joints the gracefulness of its lines the ingenuity of its Cartilages the delicacy of its veins the rapidity of its muscular contraction lie sensitiveness of its nerves. I sound the praises of the human foot with that we halt or climb or March. It is the foundation of the physical fabric. It is tiie base of a god poised column. By Ith it the Warrior Una is him self for Battle. With it the orator plants himself for Cul Gium. With it the toilet reach cd his work. With it tiie outraged Stamps his indignation its los Sun irreparable disaster its health an invaluable equipment. If you want to know its value ask the Man whose foot paralysis hath shrivelled or machinery hath crushed or surgeon s knife hath amputated. Tiie Bible honors it. Especial care a lest thou dash thy foot gun just a Stone Quot Quot he will not suffer thy foot to be moved Quot Quot Oliy feet shall not Especial charge Quot keep thy foot when thou guest to tie House of Quot Especial peril Quot their feet shall slide in due connected with the worlds dissolution Quot he shall set one foot on tie sea Aud the other on the wings of humility. Give me tie history of your foot and i will give you tie history of your lifetime. Tell me up what Steps it hath gone Down what Deli cities nud in what roads and in what directions and i will know More about you than i want to know. None of us could endure the scrutiny. Our feet not always a paths of god sometimes in Raths of worldliness. Our feet a Divino and glorious by for usefulness Anil work so often making missteps soc Teu Geig in the wrong direction. God knowing every Slop tie patriarch saying Quot thou hottest n print on the heels of my crimes of the hand crimes of the Tongue crimes of the Eye crimes of the eur not worse than crimes of the i foot Oil we want tie wings of Huuiil-1 ily to cover lie feet ought we not to be into self abnegation la Foro the All searching All scrutinizing All trying Eye of god tie seraph do. How much Mere we Quot with Twain lie covered Tho feet. A All this talk about the dignity of human nature is Braggadocio Ulm sin. Our nature started at tin hand of goil regal but it Inis been pauper Zed. There is a Well in Belgium which once Imd very pure water nud it was stoutly Masones with Stone and Brick hut that Well afterwards became Trio renter of Tho Battle of Waterloo. At the opening of Tho Battle the soldiers with their sabers compelled uni Gardener William Van Kvil Seni to draw water ont of Tho Well for them and it was very pure water. But tie Battle raged Ulm 800 dead and half dead were Flung into the Well for Quick and easy burial so that the Well of refreshment became tie Well of death and Long after ii eople looked Down into the Well and they saw the bleached skulls hut no water. So tie human soul was a Well of Good hut the armies of sin Havo fought no null it and fought across it and been slain and it has become u Well of skeletons. Dead holies dead resolutions dead dead ambitions. An abandoned Well unless Christ shall reopen and purify Olid fill it As the Well of Belgium never was. Unclean unclean. In Vert co. Another Seraphic in Istre in Trio text Quot by Ith Twain he covens the that Means reverence g is Ward. Never so much irreverence abroad in the world As inlay. You see it in tie defaced statuary in tie cutting out of figures from line paintings in tie Chipping of for a memento in tin fact that military guard must stand at Trio grave of Lincoln mid Garfield and that old Shade Trees must to but Down for firewood though so George 1�?T. Morrisey beg the Woodmen to spare tie tree and hint Calls it Corpse a pm Laver and that Speaks of death at going Over to the majority and substitutes for the reverent terms father Aud Mother a the old Man Quot and a the old woman Quot nud finds nothing impressive in the ruins of Gnu Hrc or tin my Numis of karmic anti is is tin Tiffi retire in the Sabbath from other Days exec i it allows More dissipation and reads i lie Bible in what is nil led Ling he r criticism making it not tin word of ged. But a Good Book with some Fine tilings in it. Irreverence never so much abroad i How Many take the name of god in vain Linw Many trivial things said about tie almighty not willing to have god in the world they Roll up an idea of sentimentality and Husnu Mituri a ism mid impudence Ulm imbecility and Call it god. No wings of reverence Over the face no taking off of slices of holy ground. Yon can Tell furn the Way they talk they could Havo made a better world than this and that Tho god of the Bible shocks every sense of propriety. They talk of the love of god in a Way that shows Yon they believe it does lint make any difference How had a Man is Here lie will come in at the shining Gate. They talk of Tho love of god in away which shows you they think it is a general jail delivery for All tie abandoned mid tie scoundrel by of the universe. No punishment hereafter for any wrong done lure. The Bible gives two descriptions of god and they Are just opposite and they Are. Both True. In one place tie Billie says Gud is love. In another place the Bible st tvs god is a consuming fire. The explanation is Plain As Plain can be. God through Christ is love. God out of Christ is fire. To win the one mid to escape the other we have Only to throw ourselves body mind and soul into Christ a keeping. Quot no Quot says irreverence Quot i want no atonement i want no Pardon i want no intervention i will go up mid face god mid i will Challenge him. And i will defy him mid 1 will ask him what lie wants to do with me. A a to the finite confronts the infinite so a tuck Hummer tries to break a Thunderbolt so the breath of human nostrils defies tin everlasting god while the Hierarchy of heaven How the head mid fetid the knew As Tho Kings Chariot goes by and the archangel turns away because lie a Minot endure the splendor mul the chorus of All the empires of heaven Conics in with full Diapason a holy holy holy in a l la fun Iii a troll. Reverence for Sham rest Cru re for tie old merely because it is old Rcv Cresco for stupidity however Learned reverence for incapacity however finely inaugurated i have none. But we want More reverence for god More reverence for tie sacraments More reverence for tie Bible More reverence Fot the pure More reverence for the Good. Reverence a characteristic of All great natures. You hear it in tiie Roll of tiie master oratorios. You see it in tiie raphaels and titans Ulm Ghirlandaio. You study it in the architecture of the Alio liars Ulm Christopher by runs. Do not lie flippant about god. Do not joke about death. Do not make fun of the Bible. L o not deride the eternal. The Bright i st mid might ii st seraph cannot h a k unabashed upon him. Involuntarily the up. Quot with twin lie covered his face. A a who is this god before a form the mul intractable refuse reverence there was on Engineer by the name of Stu Socrates who was in the employ of Alexander the great and he offered to hew a Mountain in the shape of his master tie emperor the enormous figure to hold in the left baud a City of 10,000 inhabit until while with the right hand it was to hold a Basin Large enough to collect All the act Nitoiu torrents. Alexander applauded him for his ingenuity hut forbade the Enterprise because of its to Stiness. Yet i have to Tell you that our King holds Inoue hand All the cities of the Earth Aud All the oceans while he has the stars of heaven for his Tiara. Earthly Power goes from band to baud from in cry i to Henry ii and Henry i from Charles i to Charlesh from Louis i to Louis h and Louis tit but from everlasting to everlasting is god. God the first god the last god the ouly. has one Telescope with which he sees everything his omniscience. has one Bridge with which he crosses everything his omnipresence. has one Hammer with a course of Ayers pills the system is set in Good working order and a Man begins to feel that life is Worth living. who has become the gradual prey of constipation does not realize the friction under which he labors until the Burden is lifted from him. Then his mountains sink into mole Hills his Moros eness gives place to jollity he is a Happy Man again. If life does not seem Worth living to you you May take a very different View of it after taking Ayer s Gat Bartis fills. milds everything his . Put two Tablespoon Fnu of water in the Palm of Lynnr hand and it will overflow but Isaiah indicates that god puts tie Atlantic and Tho Pacific Aud Tho Arctic and Trio Antarctic Aud tie Mediterranean Ulm the Black sea and ail tin Waters of the Earth in tie hollow of Liis baud. Tiie fingers Trio Beach on one Side tie wrist tin Bench on the other. Quot he Liol Deli tie water in tie hollow of his Tim 111m it Blinn As Yon take a Pitich of Salt or powder Between your thumb and two fingers so Isaiah indicates god takes up the Earth. measures tie dust of the Earth the original there indicating that god takes nil the dust of ail Tho continents Between tie thumb and two fingers. You wrap around your hand a Blue ribbon five Tinich ten times. You say it is Tivo Hund breadth or it is ton hand breadth. So indicates the Prophet god winds Tho Bine ribbon of the sky a Roneid his hand. Quot he in Ettli out tie heavens with a you know that balances Are made of a beam suspended in the Middle with two basins at the extremity of equal heft in that Way what vast heft has been weighed but what an All the balances of earthly manipulation compared with Tho balances Tomt Isaiah saw suspended when lie saw god putting into Trio Scales the Alps Aud the apennines Ulm mount by Ushin Tou and the Sierra nevadas you see the Earth had to to ballasted. It would not do to have too much weight in Europe or too much weight in Asia or too much weight in Africa or in America so when god made the mountains he weighed them. Tho Bible distinctly says so. Got knows the weight of tie great ranges that crass the continents the tons the pounds Avnyin Dupois the ounces the grains the milligrams just How much the weighed then and just How much they weigh now. Quot he weighed tie mountains in Scales Aud tie Hills in a of. Wlm Lugod to run against of what a god to disobey Oil. V. Hat a god to Dishonour of what n god to defy Tho brightest tie mightiest Angel takes no familiarity with god. Trio wings of reverence arc lifted. Quot with Twain he covered the face. A another Seraphic posture in tie text. The seraph must not always stand still he must move and it. Must be without clumsiness. There must be celerity and Beauty in the movement. Quot with Twain he did correction exhilaration. Correction at our slow gait for we ouly crawl in the service when we ought to Fly at Trio divine bidding. Exhilaration in the fact that tie soul has wings As Trio seraph have wings. Yahut is a Wing an instrument of locomotion. They May not lie like seraph so Wing they May not be like Birds Wing but the soul 1ms wings. God says so. A who shall mount up on wings us we Are made in tie divine image and god has wings. Tie Bible says so. Quot Healing in his Quot Audi the Shadow of Liis a under whose wings bust Elma come to the soul with folded Wing now wounded Wing broken Wing bleeding Wing in Gail Wing. Aye i have it now caged within bars of Bone and under curtains of flesh but one Day to be free. I Bear the Rustle of pinions in slug Raven a poem which we sometimes sing Rise my soul mul Strati i tiny wings. I hear the Rustle of Piui ens in Alexander Popes Sturza where he says i mount 1 Fly. O death is thy Victory tin Wiir to eternity. A dying Christian not Long ago cried out Quot wings wings wings Quot the air is full of them coming Ami going coming and going. You have seen How the Dull sluggish Chrysalid becomes the Bright Butterfly the Dull and the stupid Ami the lethargic turned into the Alert and tie Beautiful. Yyi Ell my friends in this world we Are in the Chrysalid state. Death will unfurl the wings. Of if we could ouly realize what a grand thing it will he to get rid of this old clod of tie body and mount the heavens neither Seagull nor Lark nor Albatross nor Falcon nor Condor pitching from highest Range of Andes so buoyant or so Majestic of stroke. Sec that Eagle in the Mountain nest. It looks so sick so ragged feathered so worn ont and so half asleep. Is that Eagle dying no. The ornithologist will Tell you it is the melting season with that Bird. Not dying lint melting. You see that Christian sick Aud weary and worn out Aud seeming about to expire of what is called his deathbed. Tie world says lie is dying. I say it is the melting season for his soul Trio body dropping away. Hie celestial pinions coming on. Not dying Tut melting. Melting out of dark mss and sin Ami struggle into go cry Ami into god. Yuliy do you not shout Why of you sit shivering at tie thought of death and trying to hold Back and wishing Yon Enid stay Here forever and speak of departure tis though the Subjict wire filled with skeletons and the a Tiruneh of i jut Aud As a Nugh you preferred lame foot to Swift Wing of people of Gisl let us Stop playing the fool and prepare for rapturous flight. When your soul stands on the verge of this life and there arc vast precipices beneath mid Sapphire a domes above which Way will you Fly will you swoop or will you soar Yville you Fly downward or will you Fly upward everything on the Wing this Day bidding us aspire. Holy spirit on the Wing. Angel of the new covenant of Trio Wing. Time outline Wing flying away from is. Eternity on tie Wing flying toward us. Wings wings wings live so near to Christ that when Yon Are dead people standing Liy your lifeless body will not Soliloquy be saying a what a disappointment life was to him How averse he was to departure Yso Liat u pity it was he had to die a Liat an awful calamity a rather standing there May they see n sign More vivid on your still face than the vestiges of pain something that will indicate that it was a Happy exit tie clearance from oppressive quarantine the cast off Chrysalid the melting of the faded and the useless and the ascent from malarial valleys to Bright shining Mountain tops and lie led to say As they stand there contemplating your humility and your reverence in life and your happiness in death Quot by Ith Twain Lecove Radthe feet with Twain lie covered the face with Twain he did wings wings wings secrets of Pompeii. Madrid society Tod buried City Xot nearly cleared of the Debrin of seventeen cent Rhea. At last after perhaps a Century of More or less intermittent work Pompeii the City of ancient roman pleasure has been practically cleared of the volcanic debris of seventeen centuries. Now for the first time since that fatal Day Whoso awful happenings Bulwer depicts so graphically Aud doubtless so truly in ids famous Romance the forum. Which was the Central feature of the place and the Straud Sci Scop Lori the principal suburb can be realized in their Mutual relations. Tie Early work of Clearing the historic City pursued with vigor under Murat a lieu lie found himself temporarily installed a is King of Naples was set Hack from rime to time by new eruptions of a a Esu Vins. As late its 1823 miss Berry records in her journal a a we set ont a Large party for Pompeii. The drive of 14 Miles is very disagreeable notwithstanding the View of Tho Bay Aud the mountains around. The cinders Aud lava of the eruptions lust october 1622 have scarcely yet been swept to each Side of tie streets but Are left on the Roud. Ont Side Pompeii it is half Way up the horses no such impediments now await the traveler and a very prosaic and distinctly dilatory train deposits him at an unpretentious Aud not very cleanly railway station. Except to the highly classical and Ultra enthusiastic Eye the first impressions of Pompeii Are disappointing. The first place of interest which is passed is the so called Basilica supposed to have been used As a Law court but distinct from the tribunals which were at the further Side of the forum of which the construction was not completed when the City was covered up. The most striking feature of this open space is the ruins of the Temple of it uus. A main set of Pompeii lending from the station is that known As tie Straud Dell ate Dava at the Corner of which is to be seen the Chelci dictum or Exchange one of the most Beautiful build a ups As yet revealed its Central Hall having been surrounded by columns of parian Marble. In the Street of tombs however we Are upon More solid ground for not a few of the monuments Lour the names and the busts of those to whose memory they were erected. At tire extreme end of tiie Strain is the so called Tyua of Diomede which has attractions alike for the Lover of fact and fiction for Here were found tie bodies of 17 women and children who had sought Refuge under the portico but were apparently suffocated. The Amphitheater is even farther away from the Center of the town than the kept Lori and it is on this Point that recent excavations have been chiefly directed with very important results. It must be remembered that Bulwer Lytton a was quite accurate in describing tie games which were in Progress at the time of the fatal eruption of Vesuvius which swallowed up both Pompeii and Herculaneum and one of the results of the works carried out Here is to show that the loss of life on that occasion was less than formerly supposed. Tie people assembled at the Amphitheater had time to make their escape to the open country beyond. Scarcely More than 700 bodies have been discovered Aud the perfect state in which Many of them were found is at least negative evidence that time would not have reduced to impalpable dust. Tin activity however of Tho present italian government will not to relaxed until Pompeii has been forced to give up All its secrets Aud in the meanwhile it is Pili us up its treasures of Marble Bronze and Gold and bringing to Light among other facts that portrait painting for mural decoration was a a a need probably by greek artists for to licit roman York Herald. _ lie liken Solitude. Joaquin Miller Lias been in new Orleans recently grizzled Aud Gray but of Young in tiie eyes a a As a 20-year-old youth flushed with Trio victories of a patient Muse Quot so the reporter puts it. The aged Puet said he had no Money and cared fur code but found in nature refreshment for body and mind. Quot it is a life among the solitudes that tinges a Many Saims with sentiment and gives to Bis soul a Light that sordid ambition either drives away or makes impossible Quot said Joaquin. Enjoyable. A do you really enjoy shooting Quot Quot Yyi by yes of course a said the dear girl who had lately bought alight Rifle and a Lovely pair of Hunting bloomers. Quot every time i manage to kill a Rabbit or a poor Little Bird i have just the loveliest Ory Quot i even in Tho Ili Stroh of wartime spin lib any qty Gik. On in Tho Oil Way. Thu Queen Regent of Spain appears nowhere in Public at present except during her saturday drive to a Church where according to ancient custom the Sovereign of Spain goes weekly to Pray a and his Mamma with him so that the Public sees them in route. The Church by the Way like us Liliu churches in Madrid is very ugly and very gorgeous not like tie Noble cathedrals of other Spanish cities. The Infanta Isabella aunt of the King drives daily in the Park the Buon Retiro goes to the Royal theater Aud in general does what she can to preserve Tho look of Gayety which Madrid still wears under the Shadow of War. Quot everything Spanish is for the spaniards. A this favorite adage of the castilian is in Especial Force Ami favor at Madrid at this moment. No european capital is less cosmopolitan than tie capital of Spain. Tho Spanish dislike of foreigners is an ingrained tiling although until the present state of strained relations Between Spain and the United states the spaniards in general showed More liking for our compatriots than for any europeans. The distance and the Freedom of the Esados uni Dos affected the popular Spanish imagination and americans travelling in the iberian Peninsula have found a Quick relaxing of manner of the part of spaniards of first learning that they were Quot not English English a it Quot americans up enking English Quot a relaxing followed often by cordiality. Americans resident in Spain have also come to know Spanish Home life better than other foreigners even in Madrid. In the Southern towns in Andalusia particularly in granada., the cordiality of Tho people has been heightened by a Mutual interest in the America whose mime is now perpetuated in a hotel on Alhambra Hill. To be sure the uneducated in Granada look upon the memory of Washington Irving As More or less associated with that of the moors in whose old place he dwelt. But at All events he was an american Aud brings Many of his country Folk with Money to spend in tie very City where Ferdinand and Isabella who discovered these americans lie entombed. In Madrid there is a More Active knowledge of tiie need of connection with modern life. But there also Pride in a glorious past is much greater Tau Wisdom in present difficulties or courage for tie future. A curious insistence upon things Spanish prevails although the Madrilejo women get most of their external fashions from Paris and the men Mast of theirs from London. But even now in Hie distress of wartime the Especial Gaye tii s of Spanish life go on in their usual distinctive fashion. The society journals record the appearance at tie theater or Park of ten lines of names of Duchesse five lines of Marchi Nesses three lines of Countesse a half dozen Viscount esses three or four bar Nesses Anil a few see oras and transcript. Bag Ivelli in Fin Einor Cju. English speaking residents of peking have heard that the death of Tho express of China Mother of the reigning Sovereign which took place some time ago was due to rage. It is a curious Story. Tiie Empress Mother and tie Empress dowager were Sisters Aud quarrels Between them were frequent As each was striving to gain Ascendancy Over the Young pm Pieror. Eventually i lie dowager withdrew to Elio Park which is some distance from peking Ulm when the emperor went to consult with her of affairs of state she would keep him with her for Days together. The Empress Mother called one Day on her sister to remonstrate with her of this Aud a Battle Royal ensued. The dowager however had the whip hand Aud was empowered to deprive her rival of Lier privileges. Among these was the right to her Szdun chair which is evidently an equivalent to the yellow jacket of the mandarin. She would not a even allow the Imperial lady tie use of the conveyance to re thru to her own Home. Trio Empress Mother Toms found herself compelled to drive Back in a common cart. Site Lii d of rage Trio next Day. For 35 Days her remains Lay in slate in peking tiie emperor visiting the chamber each Day. Tie body was then transported to Haiti and will be ultimately Laid by the Side of that of her husband the seventh Prince whose name was Chun. Since the death of his Mother the emperor has treated the dowager with marked coldness. in a new Bole. Two months a of Bishop William Stevens Perry Knigt it Ozial j of Iowa was ill with a complication of diseases including congestion of the Lnu a and Liis physicians said to him a you can take your Choice Between Palermo Italy and Philadelphia the Eli mute of either of which should in beneficial to a i chose Philadelphia a a said tin Bishop the other Day a Maud in a thankful that i did. I have recovered nicely under skillful treatment Here and in suitable weather i take a xxx brisk walk daily. Besides my physician now permits me to deliver an occasional address and i Hope sonic rime in March to be Able to resume my duties in Iowa. Philadelphia is a go it Al place in which to get Well. A a a new York Tribune. Trio Lufriu . A. J. Mclaurin is now governor of Mississippi Sylvester Mclaurin is prominently Conni in d with tie Board of health r. L. Mclaurin Coli tools rite Levy a system of tits state by Al ter Mclaurin is Warden of the Penitentiary Yvo. K. Mclaurin is District judge of the y Vicksburg circuit Wallace Mclaurin is inspector 11 i rals of Idaho Sydney Mclaurin tin youngest is private Secretary of the govt to r. These eight Brothers have had Complete control of Mississippi Pelties the lust ten common is of the scientist i. Vestica. I to a Mouth. Musca do Active t Utah , a Little Fourni in us old Garret it Laud. A illustrations of the rules As follows the Active passive and neuter Wyhs Are represented by the picture of a father whipping ins Little boy. The father is Active the boy is passive Aud the Mother sitting by herself on a Stool looking on but doing

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