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Burlington Hawk Eye (Newspaper) - December 28, 1890, Burlington, Iowa ,' 4r»    i    $?*|§ S /W Pallor ]THE Jaus-roJins ») gSsTliN FIELD. HAWK-EYE. EIGHT PAGES. Hi* „ own Way the Lord Will provide.” f Jf.pr Ne" Mystery that M*u’» ,0ld ,* in Go**'* Opportunity— »«« From **lig‘ 0f the World. All part* ; lieu ain J strong. '-“lr,.:,;,.....  one    who    .lid *Jr |eiru to roly -P-m Ood tor " f \ •• •able. The apostle tageof Christian {teated st to just pin the ti’*51-    ^ ‘SSt^l r,.rated atrng. Vet I tiuahv did come ... wht-nlK . ould truly say that IP0®1' .    q(,v-    wa"    manifested in a- fully as in his (Vf U-J i e.;o lf sufficiency had 2t3'    grace of the neaven to ne situated beyond the "rent mountains. After you got tx vond the great mountains there is a great river and after yon have passed that great river there is a vast country, and after you have passed that wide country there is a world of water, and in that world of water there are a thousand i«des beautiful with streams aud trees, aud there are buffalo and deer there, and all the departed red man has to do is to whistle up his dogs and go a-shooting to all eternity. The only kind of heaven worth going to or tit to spend eternity in is the Bible heaven. After reading the above account oi the heaven guessed out by human ingenuity turn to the Bible heaven and read of the glorious destination of all those who love and serve the Lord. Through the pardon and mercy of (. brist may all oui* roaders get there! —Christian Herald and Si Times. ~    IOWA. SUNDAY MORNING. DECEMBER 28, 1890—EIGHT PAGES. INTERNATIONAL TALR. igns of Our Child. may ■ we lie grace hall. n> sometimes in We are set back go forward, and ; :i!i become up from just where J frow ■us re*!}' t-> -help-' U!:U1-' ' Angular m uwi v. iff that ive down bden We would til ta place us iii under that we may run - ; forth on the way u- to go. ii    ,k *    i»f change •. ur fa th some-: hues and seasons . i ag nnes. There . \v a Vs Ti) be g* >t Tell ... .p© hence the new, i I siv. reap the full ,I vs almost doubt. stress of tran-. w will ever bring which can benefit us. -s rn the quagmire of we learn to cry : to aid us. Then point of wea.k-v. >r«l of the Lord When we are Un), stroug—strong might of the Lord. readv ' o • lo great lf us. ;> iii main unlooked God sees rj^iuiu. un |pU\ .: :l IV ‘ ' |bj51■ adit is island - v. sorely try i. auge ar.- .»•A ■* I# many ■■: - : n weca Raps we sa leg:of thenev' j- the inn • , whether . kit any th.: gander!. [jficuit>,s tnt: the I- . I we ii | 150 often ie i true tv j I then are v Ute sir- ag I pr.'Ves ann'i |r.:i-t • 'one ' an. W I'ii i I Was but a lit I Ills hen I lins but a little child A'id lands far hit Un cud lh,- sci Siii.-c learned with we]try heart. aud f,„,, ll en* all a ll under 'aint lo ie.-God iu'i-d me so: r.; it even is Bray haired and mournful. I can turn Back to those sinless, happy ,javs And feel my ieart with rapture burn. Clod loved me so I heard his At midnight in im silent r And felt the shine _* of hts face Mane unseen gi--r\ linen til tile gUior* Nor md I fear. with cl il.llike tru.sg To make him of my life a part: T> t, ll iiiiii all im jm s aDt( r - hi.jM-snnd dreams that illl.-d my heart. Alas t is fifty years ago I ears fail of vivid, ©a "©r life Of love and sorrow, joy an I na in ’Tying care and aux,, us strife. ‘I V lo: • and (PRICE; 15 CENTS PER WEEK. Including a Speech Before an Eng-118h—American Gathering Notes of a UooMerN Holiday Abro.d-The Mot her Country Holds the Age on »* But We Have Helped Her <>nt in Inventions Time: th iii Keusiugt h uns, Austrattans in Scene: A suiteof rooms ‘1 ■    h amal is person,!-: Amer- various uh    maml    ’,m‘n from yond tile So-!    n V**' j* >ur, Kin He the cut-    piesident    calls    upon lim con esp. m.cnt, vho responds- Air. t res,den and Fellow Citi/.cns-be-yoiir pardon. I should say Fellow Anglo" Saxons—that is to say. i^iles nk‘° men, Britons and Br Yankees and \ ankles; For our party I will In .-in !,y we are a little squad of have crossed t Iller country. We days, and we like it one: and Gent Ie 'cs, Yanks, I lf VVI But still, through ,-i Pi rough Suffern-* lid. T’ I- i ought ran hi lo i,wed me w’ -i A nd ins l,iv»* ch;: i ■ Si t oi her lev cs My i a ,J ii a. fa; I vt-s iv itll a: Ai ram. - passJoo Rial found e have joyously sam ■mu* nu for at your AI lect to I hey de ■ •• ti thread of K'uld c I ".as a child s not I hough i - tov e a;.wive, d still; for he -rl.isling love > through years of grief and ,i< i ins memory calm and mid,ml d B _ ut -os all otb*-r memories ll loved me vvln-n I was a child' t hristian t uh* ion. I tray ', b ■ T: JCO! el, else how ic. lins::.,' . ^ etal ii- • jtymt ic' ■ kts-’-' icf ■■■■-loft:"1 ]'• the thin; I has lately ■ Uggrogs lei;., shower ’J So a v.- .. ! leanit I t : fRne th* Itta; Ii- and sui i woo all up-ii itnth. -i ••    : !lie help must cer-sciue well known n it come at all? \ ays we see not, • means from what w- lh most concln-, let* been guiding How many in- ■ we notice in the •> ) ,-t prayer tneet- nmiiversary of a • ■served.' k l spiritual iiave n t Hat company of r (rod’s help, who ai these years of ■ - vs are manifold, a answering the iying tile needs of him in sincerity th body and soul I Hid. vie.” "guiding" in God's ii* \ t-r know rest. say, “Thou shalt uum I,” riieu what ‘AV)* which have liedbef-.-re Ima with an earnestness iofanas>nr * ■ . it. in some way Ipetiti m will iu* a-ended to by the liri. Au w,*r i prayers are the Hair: ti:- • " u in the Fulton I payer uhs-. . . That is, the an-larerign ;    se benefited    re- Ithanks v -; ■    .whir'    serves    to I it'aa eiK-oii , m-mt to others to kwhats*-* v- r a ill. believing. (tedagain, hi t .    .    rsonal    lite of    till Cnristians is    av often    are God's ins. : -r !*y the most unex-i*s of g them through nil trial! hen the way is so he’::- ; in that there is no • poi .. <>r >■ mingly no way d;fa ii’’ hen help reaches MV' -a1 fashion. And PT-i) i- .1 >trength of our p;iii , i - when we are help* i> vv* I    n we are full of K    as.    indeed, fail f -r - “v.-ry morning and n - o 'ie and his mercies oi -.v - he a cloud, while oar ;.■■■.:■aud know that God '”ry ‘ t. and will give in ins ow a time and way.— j'I int--* .-'.aw n Christian at nrouicrlv "i gjeslionn. ’ 1 *    •    -'    ii    if of a man on his M regret    e g ilint he had not in i' * : -’ic. - -‘sires mon* freely? :>r"-    ‘    tat he had -triven ifur,'umi .ii -r—Combe. "'r - - 'Christian's victory -    '    :ii    t our enemy as an 1 ■    :    ’< i    <■. and not us one who :kl". • I.—II. \V. Smith. a ‘ really p-)ssesses is 3‘a1' t ii-, him; that which is * lu,;! ■ >r‘ eject to accidents; ^ d ’,;ay not be in exist-Hnorrow. J. Johnson. fly® a lr'. I have not lived. -A’-,i ; a-i) I ,ij;[ nut ,jit% ‘' s * " ;tp, ■’tier's -leal h, ifr.    "    -•'-•rnity. wflfn if,. ' I liou Sha 11 Until w** leave iin* own hand' we shall When we can lr A guide me with thy , peaceful rest is oui -J Ixdieved do enter into rest." Sail, indeed, when ihe soul strives to test upon earthly joy or honor. It is God’s guiding hand alone that can give rest; ay, even rest in a storm, tor no harm can come to the s, ii ] who is ai: cl Hired on Christ Jesus. A Mac ! v not: \\ ling ro-:gh and thorny So aar» at times that I no par ii might se**, But th- -I hast Uv*n my gui-,' ti roagli all the jonrucv. Its so ‘'{-doss bas but in i ic un* i,*.iu on thee. An. I onward still I po. in calm assi ira i ce That thou wilt needful help and gui lance lend; That sm*ngth will come for ev, it day s endur ala-*-. Grace ail the way, and glory at the end — Sail:-- V Du Bois in Chrbtian Intelli-gf*ne<‘r. the Work of the Holy spirit. The work of the Holy Spirit was made very prominent in tile early church. There is constant reference in the Acts of the Apostles to his presence and indwelling with the disc!;-I s. Stephen is described as being full of the Holy Ghost at the time of his martyrdom, but it was nu new exp* ri- nee or enrichment, for the evangelist when lie records his appointment as a deacon characterizes him as a man “full of faith and the Holy Ghost.” If, in his la.'t hours, Stephen gave token of 'pi ritual calm and energy it was because there had been iii his previous life a surrender of himself to the teaching'5 of the Divine Spirit, and a rmdizati'-n of the comfort he can bestow. The gr**at trials which may come to a Christian can only be success fully encountered as he is under the guidance and enjoying tile ministries of the Holy Ghost.—Christian In-! qui mr. RECENT RELIGIOUS NOTES. The will of the late Newton Case, of j Hartford. Conn., bequeaths $o00,000 to i Hiirtf’ord Theological seminary. The number of confirmations in the I Church of England last year was ‘JJO,OOO, J against 111.OOO in lbTG Dr. J. M. Buckley, of The Christian Advocate, is to deliver a course of lect-ires on practical theology before saying that quai! i,| Americans who briny tu look at the moth-h.fVc looked al it for some . . ,    ,    it.    We    have not \ et de- V hvy U‘ 1,ut "P like it. We at least those I sjM .ak for have travehal ex tou'i\cly, drank moderately fault jndieiousiv. W phal your “viet‘go,-d,s," heartily approved cl your country hotels aud laughed railroad arrangements. \\ laugh at them serve it,. lieu I arn safe at home once mpre I ex-pc t to tell my countrymen in detail what I had to do to get a trunk throng!! on a main line while I stopped a few hours, but I do riot expect i w-;u to believe me. I shall beset down a> a traveled fabulist, hut I snail tCl t lie exact lads When I took the train at laver; . J, instead of letting me ramble af w ill for a car-us is done in tho wild ai; I woolly west —they locked mc in a cage ami set a guar I over me. I couldn't believe I. taev tluiu-ght I wanted to steal their old road, lot* though I ain a sin ill man with a big nose my name i-> not .1 Gould; aiel furthermore* I have heard that it is extremely dangerous in this kingdom IO NtC<U tiny! hi MLC OIH* c. J I if;' 11 S|>(Jj J v <r»*t away wit Ii. Well, i..,- I ",>r ut ..ar huh* cage vias locked ami We were oh, aud the thought vioiilu force it'eli upon hi.-, suppose .something si-, at! I happen; suppose some mils cuiar tem-Ie'Mould pounce upon m- ati- I am told that 'Itch ttongs have happen* iii these "heeled cag-s; and I was at Ih>’ so nervous in tin* contracted I hi ag that I narrowly missed sitting on a woman s bonnet- an oifenst* for which even her majesty ti . ipreen cai:not grant ti pardon. My fell- a pri-o?    wi    ver, wen* quiet and coiirieoa' and ~ my first conclusion In your bland was i hat Englishmen in general w ill endure ens ’-ruble for the sikcof privacy. \ -a i - - 'i - • the nusita-s' of the evening, winch i' to make the two sets of Anglo Saxons bt-o r , -t lintel, it mac not be ami" to bn ’ \ -.aim pa re tile t wo count ides. In the matter of age you hold ove r Us—decidedly. And this shows in nearly all your works. You are an awfully solid people— the solidest people I have any acquaintance with. I am told, and I believe it, that it has been shown by many tests that IOO Englishman weigh as much as lot Yankees or in* l-'reri, ' aum. Your clima • is favorable to meat, while ours tends to create nervous activity, and even in England I find abundant proofs that Americans are far from sin v. For instance, that America invention the air brake is yours by adoption. I notice, I on, t lint many of your farmers employ \meri- an implements, ami I modestly claim that in the perfection of farm mach’aery America has simply beat the world. [Applause.] Like other visiting Americans I ain buying in London all the new clothes I can afford, and I note that the American sewing machine works in their const ruction. I went through your Tower of London the other day, and a wonderful old building it is—we have nothing like it in Amen- a, and can't have, * never beheaded any of our ive the historic flavor—but I mure that oar H-ibon bad gut lier**, for your tower is illume the electric light. [Hear, Hear!] :y ueiore the Patnv univer- S< hut ii of Theology of D sity. Greencastle, Ind. The Salvation Army has property in various countries to tile amount fl.gbo.OiHi. More than one-half of tins is ' cm) it iii to Great Britain. United States the value cf its property is less than fbo.UhO. There has been a strong expression of opinion by prominent women in Con'-••omit ion a1 denomination (J England in fav. r of the participation by worn CT in the dismiss!un* of the Congregational union. This opinion is strongly supported by some of the leading men of the denomination. dailv papers ar1 discuss- mositles I ii ear, Hear!], and ‘hat long be-tore Hie close of il,e next century, when r.nglish will be the speech of nome 400 OOO OOO people, there will be such perfect union of hearts that England and the United * tat,es will advance hand in hand to the rapid civilian ion of all the dark places of the earth. [Great applause.] A war between these nations would bt a calamity to nil mankind, till* rn;iu who cc-sires it is at heart a deiuun. Let us strive rather to in crease their friendship and perpetuate it till their great example shall bring in the time when Useless lances into scythes shall ben i, And the broad falchion in a plowshare end; When wars shul! cease and ancient fraud shah fail. Returning jti-tk-e lift aloft her scale, I’--ace o'er th** w, >rld lier olive wand extend, And white ruled innocence from heaven descend. The unaccountable silence of the daily papers on both sides of the Atlantic in r& ga rd to this speech just iii*** me in departing from tin* usual modesty of the prof es Bion and as our British friends took it good nut'.in* My, I do not know that any one erie I,.,' any right U» complain. Among tlie many t!iit;_s said that evening I was patticularly strip k by Lu remarks of an Englishman lately rot arced from India. I'unoifu! tiicy may have been. novel and interesting they certainly were. “America.'' 'aid I. . "is appointed for a much higher ami much nobler destiny than Amen. ans now suspect—to produce Uh* truly spir.iua! man. The conditions tire nu supplied aud lue c ot nay Vx*guti America is i-i prod-;- (* a race in which tlie body will be cull iv a1- I only because it is the temple of ii.,-' ai and the machine through which mind is manifested. Just now Ameri< ans talk of their great material prngri-'S mi lr, cads and the like that is a tuerc u<a bing We English can do the bk.-of iital. But what we English cannot ,i:’- 11    1 ;> are of the flesh, fleshly, that the Am*-!:- s are soon to do—produce a higher type of humanity, a type in which tile true i’ n he, soul and nerve, will predominate, aud yet improve and glorify rather than weaken the body ll it were possible for the Americans to avoid their mission the result would lie their destruction. They cannot afford to lie intemperate-—their climate and social system will scourge them into the higher life or od the face of tlie earth. Their present ideals are temporary; a grossly material people they cannot remain. They are set in their present land to bring ut the higher lite, and it they tail or refuse, their corruption and decay w ill be tenfold worse than the wurst that is w ritten of Greek or Roman. Tuou.sniid- of years ago In i.» raised and argued all the questions now distracting the west—the origin of man, his relations to the first cause, the nature and destiny of the soul India pushed the discussion tar beyond the point it has now reached in England, and decided, as some ut ours hue lately <h - i id, that concern tug a Ci-'-i and his dealings with man nothing whatever can certainly he known. America is lo argue these great questions once more and for tin* last time, for she will obtain t ne t rue light and the solution that will fill!', satisfy the world.” I am very much obliged to this Bombay gentleman t o t ne brilliant destiny he has named for my country, but I couldn’t help agreeing with the next speaker, from Mel bourne, who thought that some things would always remain just a little beyond tis, and intimated ti at Englishmen who live h- _ in india often get inoculated with eld ll:ud«*o fancies. He was very posit iv e ti. Vast ralia was the land of the future, ti; • true home of the soul,and ridiculed the urrent notion that the English race will lose vigor there. “Why, the mer cury in - ii- [dace has never been above 112 iu the shad (.'amula did not put up a speaker, r we should doubtless have heard that bo I w zero is only fine, bracing w cat her. At the few social gatherings I ha\e attended I have been much amused at the stillness—I might say the grim rigidity — which prevails E-fore supper (they call it dinner i. Every one seems to look at his or her vis a vi.s as if to s.-ty; “Well, this is a go! I suppose I ain invited here to be critic is--.I " But as soon as the provisions are in sight there is a nut* breaking out of geniality. Truly these English are just a trifle “fleshly,” as my Bombay friend put it. Certainly they are not so far “psychol ogized” a5 to ignore ln-ef and beer. J. II. Beadle. PUBLIC THOROUGHFARES. Where People Have Good Manners You Will Find Good Roads. History Shout That There is a Direct Connection Hetweeu Them —In -liituM’a First Experiments in Constructing Highway* Easy I--,j. . g meat ions correct baa Banner wo; -I be a fairly good text or the r-,:id 1--Linners, us it is an axiom hat the civili; lion of any people and their rulers is pretty I by the condition of course there are excep-a highly civilized [x*o-v country where the illy very bad, and a low - I a r- git,u where the But the rule tile civilized lie efficiency o dearly mcpnr, their r >a A » <i dons. as when [>1« occupy a i ways ai-* na! . /rude rare in ii; road:- a?.- na Orally good S SUD- T). la assert its. peoph ion-}) rive The t it four t< "un in,:he the roads go.nl. aud a s^iv,. j«*o[)le generally con-ia:- g-H. I roads bad. •vol r rn M ■ vie 11 sees the proofs v -ry distinct e ras in road mak- ng Th    • mom.'ain trails an I    roads for a; urC'-d    riders    only remain    a1 Mint an eft I v th ‘ old Az'■ rr-Tolb'C peoples, who aal no v.-hie’-- Another set of roads rim .'-s the vol    I    energy *-f the first Avo generation-; < f Spanish conquerors. Bi ill 1.1:    :    un    there ar-.* at least of I    I remains, f -r the (,'ar- >-I, : a    lit: b* aud Lie*    Moors did d in i    tat lim . Bul    th -rh as iii ' til- rn aud wrn Ku- were a lew sand ridges, and there the more it rained the better the roads were, and along the streams there was gravel but every where else the rich black soil rested upon the finest of white or yellow play that “held wuDt like a crock,” as the farmers put it. I he geology of t hat region is peculiar. The southern limit of the glacial drift crosses Indiana little below the parallel of Vincennes, and north of that consequent iv lay tile last trituration from the glacial deposits—the very finest sand, very few bowlders, and clays perfectly clear of grit. In a dry season t ills clay became an impalpable jmwder, rising in every wind obeying cloud, wrapping every moving vehicle in a stifling environment, and turning t v tv traveler into an object lesson on the t vt, “Dust thou art and unto dust shalt- thou remm.” Man certainly vc.5 • t creature of the ?nvirotiine.i tier-, a* fSjn nc**r sa vs; for all our fa-hionsin dre s gotxls were d* t.nam I ..ad our plans of living modified by considerations of mud aud dust. A white.un ai - >at could be worn for one (lax. White gloves < r a white veil at once in -iked the lady a n* w comer. And ;i' to * white Sunday pantaloons.” tin* man who t, I to g-* thn iiigii a suiiim. r wiW t hi would us vote for the SECRET SOCIETY CIRCLES rn erv W it Ii ut one month f ti.** grand l..«lge nennion re re iwiiwl for .'even new Interesting1 Gossip of the Various Fraternal Orders. f he ary anc: at u -her an I rn ave Ila; I ai rise I rap* n t in Bever irndi Fonder Ii Au Ii: i' : .oiiaiis di dom haiti is someti .diief exftl: •ellenee i tut* int ■' it and th*- gr-- ti auriqtie old Eonian road. It *r- I. d'iie more out* thinks, “It's a but they did.*' I t uat their his-i-f .'4'i"n,,cy I urn aside I civil convulsions to fell i bout their ways. The 'ii, however, of tie ir ex-. The rulers, ha I a long have reef ive-1 a ut.anim* lunatic asyla) . The hr.it imp: Was the “old i ■ survey of oar county the chief engine- r r more than on* half of for cultivation, the* t- ■| IU' crux t.t in it: gnways .” (in file flr't • Parke), in DIT, lortcd ti, it “no this r-*gi’rn is tit St being chi-fly =ettiers clung very highest “corduroyed’ Skrtili of Theotlurc I.. Ch»pell*-Orov*lli of the Kni|(hl*t **f Honor—A O. I . W. AiD**H«ui«>Dt»-MMimlr. K. of P. ho * I Other Mjilteri*. The following sketch and portrait were originally published in Ii* D- n.it-ion (xiii Fellow: Theodore I. I 'happeile. who. at the re^ cent se."inti of the grand lodge, held at St. John. N. Ii., wa.** el*** red by a * larnatiwn its granil master, was Ix-rii at I harlottetown, F. E. I., - ai -I lily JO, I SCJ. II** was initiatix! info bt. Baw time 1< i!g«, N ", located «r Uharl * tt*town, on June lf*. PTI, passed the N. ft ’s <h..:r iu ISTA, and I* came it meud’.-r of th*-grand lodge 'TV, wb -« sessions, wit Ii only one ext -*pr ion, he bas at tended to I lie pns^-nT Hal ing served a* grand Lera’d, condmtor. guardiati. mar si,a1, "Hiili’ii an I deputy gland master, he has ii- iv tee pi, re of o- • apii eg the higli* st o Hi ic* in the gift of the order oaten ign grand lo ._**. < happv! e s mein -Tship he 'chang'-'. “Old tiling'have having a hard immense strait! tv ta grippe last U ifn SI .ODO after Ute clos* •I kpt’ttsH i*)fi' ioilg*--s. S-'Olf- * f tie lndge-pull to recover from rn aile upon their t r.s fall and winter. The least or minimum fee as charter members in or „'a ti /■* ga Kmgntsiff Pythias Ioilge in Iowa i'*•'!•( f* . *-L p«-titioDer. No lodge can tx- I- ga. y instructed w here a leu* amount iscodected from each. Indiana gaine*! last year 3 210. and now bas a nii-nff-fTsbip of lT.U'T. There tire I. Tnt) Pythian K nigh ta in Kau aas City, and thir*. r: lixlgi-s. IV PROVED O DEIR    RED    VEN. VI *• in lier*!) i |> Ila* Mur IU-u X yr a i s Ti!*--- • ■! -r liar g tin Im , r. more than don hieing the present great - I ti a ii N < 11 *•». IDoubled I o i yean crease 'hon Ii not T N V Cl* ’ fix side of t lie sot During Bro. has seen many jia."til aw ay. the uew order gain*ti vim ai. tbusiasm Be fore unknown ma*, md.**-.! mr is a *t of tilt he Arrow i make it th paj aer II: anti app rs IP*-r pu lushed in r at Binghamton, ie-r new pafier, is araru e in t he same of • I" I md once iu meting with excel- oud has more lie •• did it. r.-gretto' siwamp;” anil as ti.” lir-t to th*- (Ti-i-k margin.’ or t ridges !hey very it in u . the flats i 'I I A- '    r    r-.at    ' 'a .-•• v r.- to remain SW,;’n; s    ant.    Iv . rite ma tertal was sapling*    f    -:u    I va to sir inches thick. De i t    :    I    • is thrown tip a foot or two    ■    it..;    ira! level; the larger Trunk*, cut to lengths of twelve feet or so .a I trimmed, were laid crc vt-c tie a. ;o J lh** s mal hr ones laid in tie « trv -ri angles bm ween. in the faint lope of br aking til • shin x FIRE FANCIES. I am silting by :r.v fir-side, iii its Marin an i ruddy gLow. V. in!.’ tho day r» slowly dying '.ml the shadows come and go; And vvitliiu the flowing emb-rs ShaOoM V f.inns I seem to s**e — * ad-iMsthat brn" hack to memory I i    I    Jay    -    once    dear    to    ma Some of the w r-* chi)*,*ti bv God we ltd . ’Iv as at Ti!)*- i:o POOR ore him or impcr-’■ are here; but God A end. what he would i i he presented us -vhieh presentation ii vith our beauty that •suiately delight rn lifted and cleansed t. having neither J ftrst we were prfr-•• 'leas (toed xvi it. OF HEAVEN s«-t Forth SAYLES i) ilk, i a rn pa re ,j lo Thai ■h .    *'» The ltibl«. te ,.'C. :!v:',v^n** It is the question ijj6 / 'ritgent Christian asks, iPrt !.lP‘V as^8 R ln time of be-' n**u his loved ones go *”0tn ni*«»    .    Bi ■ -a you say they tire in a., ‘ ;iv'’ “Where is heaven?" in * , ari1 a ^?at ninny the-Lirx ri1 *ri* The Mohammed- ‘-a tae good Moslems, aa Tacv L Tri V’    life,    come    to a ri water fed by streams fir y drink out of that H!l'l their thirst is antres , u' -v kro into paradise, and “'.‘ri; belk hanging on tho intr tin- im) abilities of MU* I lances K. Willard b.*eoming a bishop of the Met l-odi.st Episcopal church in case women are admitted to the general conference. Dr Tm. sdelI, secretary of the conference claimants, is quoted as say im'that if W(»mcii are admitt.dt general conference Miss WH conic ti bishop if sh*- s.-cures the requisite number of votes Ab Ink"-    ^T.nll, Al till- run!,if inciting of tile Sonin-er Medical rncicy, Stitnrday evening. Albert Venue Fennel), of r-,rt Mc I'hereon was unanimously elec .< 1 UerW mbership in that orgamza-tion a” tin- youngest medical student society, who introduced this n, at r'“eoo---- especially of oste°log> Master Mo?: honorary un Dr of the gentleman, siai-uu ...... j,e‘had"barely attained the age vex rs, lie was posse of anatomy,    of    med- gentleman, stated that though tai nod the age of a esscd of a knowledge rn p, ra-l HK p T Thrv on *r the air t,*L .--.-gaze upon the tree s&w*;, v    s;*>* has so broad a •stir,,'.'..1'    a swift horse IOO ,< a j. r>” They think that MW;, ,/r niade riP of wine and ,over WI -v,ire<?n banks of cam- i1 rim- SIliri'’f ®nsk* They suppose Noflj i, " otat goes into the fut-ki"' at,,; !nari-v attendants, with r skr»]>,d! ( ^ul’ces of I'11 re gold. •ft vr0rj(] ‘inhabitant of the i nittioiit S down to a great ban-^fi’f any satiety, so that after is its V11? ati^ drinking the ap-ii ai< at moment the PWf.^ J Uiit is the Mohararaed- nksthat heaven is all •iture ilifn.U r^-v a change of body. ‘ Ti* tipi T'1 hl8 •pint enters a [ vnltnre: " au,I his spirit enters equal to that of many g thcchlld v^rhun- fimctio)'^. divisions, tuberosities, lf by es of he has been pro*. UVU'I I    -    ) As k slVf? -jp ;j -*    Y'j UXI    V    V2-*. vr'ri &fo' A p TO THE TOA Iii liquor auri relurton I guess it i a Maml off between tlie I v<. nations. [I.aughter.j America lins prod»ii'•'*'. but two native religions. Moniumi-m aud Spirit ualimi. aud you have got 'em Drib -got the first bad, I might add. tircat Britain isa* -out about CU I ATO people to In* "saint.* in I tall territory and I often remarked when there that while three fourths of the original convert* vv ere foreigners, rn or than three-fourt bs of I he leaders were A nim icans, and the founders of the coueeni we re p.ll \ cr in out Yanke's. I feel bound t< i-*eit that my countrymen are -mart if I hey are theologically a little “off Ti..* hook* [Brent laughter.1 The rest of our religi ,us we *.- nyod from you *:ive a few ip) l imens from Germany. The’beef in this country is good-it conies from America. In mutton JOU excel. The English mutton chop isto me a gastronomic revelation. I rank it high aiming British Institutions. I am told that yonder is the better but that ii hearsay. In wlnskj I greatly prefer the tipple of my native grass.' [Laughter.] blue offered to take me to a “Zoo.” buffalo—a real live ridden of bison fitting    together    and    adjnsting thf„bfTeen    ceniplek    set,    to moving with biod pjaxiii-. _    tracing    0n ‘ haS, wBh & drums and whistles. . aymg wita rn    on    anatomical and < ie11 gb t sin    *    ^ on3 bloriJ veasel9 charts and cuts I _    rather    than Of the hnnian anntoo y ^ ^ amusing bim-'    ^    ftppreci- He inttUif" L lec"n« on anatomy “,CS a W::fi„g Mother nooses melodies. while seen aud aures ainoi student • hi ,    ..    fit?    Wends    and    acquaint k]g physicians and medical r,ther than from children of mv„ ."riAtlantaConsfitntion. The Non -Co im pretension of * Word. ibe” Head Waiter-Isn’ VO gwine f tip me, sah? ur Hav born Lord, no! I won’t LM is i*A ii TY on rte.*}’" I am'overwhelmed. Let no rn in tell me again that the English are an unsocial people. I have been shown many places of interest, aud one Eng Ii quaintance where I could see a American bison, lilt there I drew the finT Why. lad"*    ',to« for'eventv-flve miles among herds thousands in night all the way ^ THU i.f thos^ Hollis atutnais SSESaS hyw .ml’l- In a I. u *    v...    I    should long lo make Ikclgc.H, "CO of lndimm.ion and turn him loose. Serious! v, ladies ai."I advantage* America en. Alfred to Chatham, and out to till e.*reni    usages hlHth"'" iv;; k ",„™l I" I'”- Th. or vested in ten. i    »«del    and British e“r,stl J*. ..ii eVi«;ting free const!-original from-vI. ch • I”*1‘^..riran con- pfiMOm'oriimply'lhc I'Hthh^constitmion with    Knelhd.com- And    tin*    firelight    .ln-imin* !'le:vsant is. yet 'till there mn Through it all deep t«>n.*s of sadness. Like to shadows o'er the sun, } or the dear on*-5 " (nisi* sweet faces Mad.* my h.-art so glad and guy. 7 ii -v with’ "bom I talked and journeyed - >n each happy summer day y, a are absent; ojirt I miss them \s I sit alone to-night, V- I sin* their dreamland faces In the dim and flickering light Yet someday in The far future, If our Father .oils it so. I shall HI.-et. the friends I dream of In the firelight's ruddy glow. But tonight, when they are absent, It is pleasant just to see. In the glowing light lieforo mo, Faces of those dear to me. Fe I sit r.n I dream and wonder. In the (ire flame’s ruddy glow. While the day is slowly dying. And th** shad' , vs come and go. 0>od noose tee j mg ntletucu, the great cs, her one supreme lisheil cl mon la"' student:' The „ is ours. Blackstone is our jaw Brut text book; Chitty s plcaihnns AAU lh TV'W, VO*    .)    »    J vvattrs -    with    the    Norman-French cry "of OyezPOyez- though I ani sorry to add that he and don’t know what U na *ins^. introduction sounds it “O, J es, [ Laughter.] In riSt express rn v firm convic^ [laughter I ui -    ■■I ^ th in Nrater> and lL°nt VTVVC great branches of the English that the two y _ doming better friends nnFh anpnkiiv.1. race are \ IHole. For the last JOO or 300 years there has been much speculation among scientific men as j-i th** exact cause of the phe-nonieu’n -f urthqu ikes, which has in-cidentaliv added new interest to the query How thick is the earth’s crust? In di«Missing the earthquake problem different schools <ff scientists liaxe taken d, Tcrent views of the matter, oho branch of them supposing tho “quake” to be the result of an effort of the great internal heat to escape through a weak portion of* the earth's crust; the others declare that it is caused by shrinkage of the outer strata on account of the cooling process going on deep down in the bowels of the earth. Al Tout ten or twelve years ago the German government made a gigantic effort to settle this perplexing question for all time to come by sinking a shaft near the city of Schladebach, with the object especially of obtaining trustworthy data concerning the rate of increase of the earth's temperature with each succeeding IOO or fraction of IOO feet of descent. At last accounts the shaft had reached a depth of 1.392 meters, which is believed to be the greatest depth to which man has vet [v'uetrated the substratum o» the globe. The tenqierature of the shaft at the 1.390 meter level was 4S degs. centigrade, or 120 Fahrenheit. If this percentage of increa.se is maintained the boiling point of water will be reached at about 3,OOO meters, and at 4o miles the would be sufficient to melt any Known substance. —St. Louis Republic. A Sa lit m ander Cloi-I*. That a clock would continue to run in the midst of roaring flames for any length of time few people would l*e-lieve, vet that such was the case in the fire which destroyed the Sycaway villa near Troy has been proved conclusively. From the ruins of the building wa? taken a small calendar clock. The hands had stopped at 11:40 o'clock, or nearly an hour and a half after the fire broke out. The calendar dial showed the hand at Sunday. The clock was destroyed bv the heat and flames beyond ail hope of repair. It must have continued to run long after the villa was a blackened ruin. It was found in the .in. th vv..l a in. laon- v enough and a . I, .-.bun Salve of cheap labor. No '.■I they in rh* rn many blunder** in in it art as dp ricans have done, and iieri- is so::    evidence    that they* got heir first hints of the permanent and a>i. I paveiiD ut from th* more commercial < arthage.ni.'ns Be that a it may. when they did get • ii -; • :t e-.mpletn ti icy got it solid, iud it - a b* i ame th” Lis hi on for each •icw ruler t• > build a r md. to be called iv hi* name ai a sort of monument. Die fir.'t tune were tile Via Appui “Appl.rn 'N' iv"., the Via Fiuminia aud die \ria Ani' ba. and then soon became •elebrnfodin every part of the then civil-zed world. During iii** last Panic war 119 to I hi B. ( . rii’-y built a continuous road from the south end of Spain through that colin try and France to the Alps. and it was lung "• .Tarde I as one of die wonders of the vv-.rid; but. during rho long p "ice they mad** still better roads from Rome to an i through every province in the empire, and about I NO A. D. a complete survey of all these was made by order of the emperor. Antoninus Piui. from which it appears that he expen-* o? construction was enormous, but w en complete the repairs tost but a trifle. The results wen* remarkable. Historians dispute on all other points, but all igree that these roads were the cement if tie empire. From Augustus to Julian ne empire endured ID* years lx*fore showing serious signs of decay—a tenac-tv of lib’not yet shown by any other widely extended rn marc by. From Rome is a center Mi-se ways extend *.1 in all lirections .e the ipokes of a wheel — md alinit! as numerous—and Roman irmies ae I me*s. ag rs, consuls and pro-tonsuls univ. d over them with a rapidity that even now excites astonishment rim- of the latest historians, writing of a im** when barbarians from all sides were >n*"ing on the empire, records with oride that t ie legions yesterday fought dm the Kid'-” and will to-umrrow fight rn the Du;: .in*. Last week they defeated the barb:;, inns on the frontiers of j aul, and mx, w -ck they will chase the Persians In vi.nd the Euphrates. It need . » argument to prove that die spica.I I order so long maintained diro’igh'Uit the empire would have D*en inp isible with-”t these roads, seeing hat Am*■■•icans hold that truth as an axiom and t upon it liberally iii the Nu w-’*t. NIativ readers h ive wondered why tile [’• pie submitted m long to inch . up Pirs as Nero and Domitian md (An lea Ila. but Men vale explains it eei-'.- dearly by the f i ts that tile tyrants mb injv.r I those bum ttiati iy around ,‘flv the w* J thy and noble, -) * i; 11 s. j ; • lr it ■ if* .'UhI other ri inppn '••’! rubbery, made ore and life i*eaeidul through ired and twenty provinces t.. Northumberland, y Christian writer 'ays: "Cie indeed given us peace—his * fly .swiftly around all Hie and Tortullian defiantly pro-tlie Romans were tile un-trusnents of heaven in per-i a h wa vs for mii'iouan***5 to t )n tiii the p)* becall e * strong) ■ empty \\ eg rn spring else tin que til-'V *1    11 i • Ut a rod) in wu I to —a .ill I ID) ’ii as th iter au I iv where pull an ■ ground was “firm t n .iigit ;■ tr” t’uey tume«l aside and tugim r< • i i ie ar wax at will through the woo Thus many a “corduroy" wa.i bordered by from a quarter to half a mile of ever twisting winding ways. .sal ■ aitleallv called th** "natural road.” Of cours*• the p ie* place or broke, leal gaps in t'n- • oor'lnr was br-'lo ii. ti my a p aud in some c .* s in-r •n out of ig great yawning ; many a wheel hit hor''- lamed. • *ns vo ■ • '- • iiDas- working low. for nut ted t Ii •tv rg . .I •d 11 *• - - s. will* tie lit a i ii - cd in n 1 by G: rn .M-ntn! ! v t- min IV.. nm alteil J" I' : • I diction. hi I I- III 'UC' ©si IU Gen r.::a. a ud the mer* ' n.*w trill i q.'uI i ne* rn l>ership will rgt* daring t .ie pre '•alt Ii, leaf sun. The reports of tie* great chief of r-* ’ Connecticut, foul el in the proceed! f ti-.- rec**nt s* - i of the • great conn ive the rn**!id)ershi a of t he tribes in ll the rf1- ce I Rep Ben 1% TM TOD I. t g fit VI un there ts of "chef, sum ai the J : rn Teed v> •;-g. N. Bf'). <'iiapp--’Ie will, darn g h * ti-nur • of [lire, per?!inn tile duties cl I:*** station i. arid show at the end of t he year -a i. r has I >i '(iff.-reil during bis ney. Bro. < iiappelle has >ieen co s R scrilDt’ of Ifi-rt la Joie En jg t: filth Im i’m tin u ou vail: Jilli■    ’, lbTfl, xvii ii t xx ha it lie Ii. lh, 'im*; its f on in in dr. KN GHTS OF HONOR. How the I »i iii st.iH- TIh- report* he yr Q>i I -Total anionnt r I * < ■ row i ii" iii 'i i->Iinn« 'olu’s I*.*-.no. * el at the reel-nt *e-_e of N* xx Y* rk .* of mon* v receive*.! ly injurt I by l o * r- ;*i • j >11.~. ac I the people rose in Ln-:r wrath, t'-ok out the “cordiii ’ au l d a anil* d a rn.i*l law. Tin* sal ir: *t has not \ t c arn who can do JU'! a ; • Bv* "gen o-al p ad laws” of Indiana a~ liny v -r** from DIO to [sflO or tlier*‘;ib.nits. Li'gislat-Drs who had to go on In.irs*-back through the woods to get away from home I tween January and May, ami who went about Indianapolis with pant..! dohs stuck in their boots to lc-ep ta in out of the mud, nevertheless buda huh horror of “raising taxes.” and just at that time. unfortunately. til** theory xv i* put forth and generally bd’ I Bitt if the roadbed were raised v ry high and tho water drained away from i s margin the road would in tim- g t si dry an I hard in summer that it would r- main g-x<-l all winter. So r i • I- gisl Run* inaugurated an era of “national road-.” The results were rather ruri n*. It was found that th * dirt, once removed. “worked tip” and Ie I I w it r * .r worse than in its natural state. in she*a--lesptiir the furiii*-! ' Li*-n trie-1 the “railroad,' socalled. Ii xv i* an im proveineiit on tile “corduroy iii tiiis— the flattest rails were selected and could be laid together more evenly, but at its I lest it was v**ry ba I. The irrepre.isible rural wags found material for grim humor in th-* situation. Ri ling on the ••railroad" xv.is highly recomin-aid* I for ilyqieptics: it was a * -vercign rem*-dy for “liver coinpiaiu;. ' a a I for til-* til- >*t obstinate «*- *nst;pati’ -a a car** in til rec dax’s xx*;is x’-arrantcd. Thoro w.»s an-other gr*-at advantag-*. Formerly when th** stage coach “stuck” in an - it of the wax- place til** j- t-v-'tig-Ti had I > cat poles or walk back to tile next farm f r rail; noon of hoxve*!: by the gruth! ? 'a*..'■ ir- r -I iring t hi* tx*-*, x ear'. ?c-‘. 0*2 id:;.mom.texpended.•i*17,7v2>7;au. in grand treasury Aug. 31, lv90, $7,1*0.IT The tonal increi«ie in memoership was3. - 2, dccrea.s** lo »Ieath, 'U'p* nsi -n aud other wi'e, 2,.V)3; net increase, 7tX>. Number of English lodge'. I~g{, with a tnembershrp of 11,19*>; Gen:ia ti lodge-. 36, with a,ISS n -?m hers. T«*tai l amber of lofiges. ls'i, tot.*. m*-inl>ership, lf’ijtsf). wing In Nexx N ->rk * a y, Bi"oklx n and t-u am e of state during the x*ars Is'5 and iss9, computed on t lie mem tiers Tip June 30 *-: eaeb Near- New York city. Brooklyn....... Bala* - ** of s*ai* Sew York city.... Brooklyn ....... Dnlan--** of state. Taken together the lodge- In New York city aud Brooklyn drew from the W A' O. b f I«in I ?•.**) A t 20 more * ban t rn y paid into •aid fund. The -**te lodges paid into -aid fund >10 427.20 moil than they received from it. Supreme I), patty J. P. Baker is hard at work iii Minnesott, and expects to institute several v ox i*xlg*-H in tlie near fBttire. Ile •peaks v-ry highly of Mankato ruid .'-tiii -dg*-i io thto st ae. Sever > toned ODO 11.- The rn retary -I the win nii>r*T lls Of Ort* II-** al Arear >4 \ rranuin. nj pro ar. ag. r cc,I thir x-jKirt' of : there x* tdmg Ma — 'ram ti ring th - ai Terne sec x—re initiated in d iri.ug the -tx Ino, 9,Nu m**m ---port.' ’*;*x mg re lions for niember-iur.ug the montti entire or.ler he - m:e j>«-ri.»*i. A n 1W. Men ii. [* N» P’ .it’ - Ka© ...7,933 J.TO 16.41 ....VAX 46 14 OS .. 4 lit 57 12 69 ts-9 .. .s. irs tr- I* 9T ...8,529 Ii 11.90 . .4.100 39 6. .66 I nit-*.! I rien*ls. paid for death claims in Matnsa-■ .eng tie past year. $75,000; ■ iv.-I from i."**s.irn* tits from a J. is ,uri'-L ‘ n during the I of ti.ii. , $07,739.02, showing tem hers *-f Mussachusetta have IO (c. more than has in-en pa.)! iperial treasury. Councilor Brayton’- annual te-1 a large gain in membership. There are over 23,000 members in the order, and Et76,000 xva- paid out en death ch.i-r,' during the past year. cf n d • VXX Ii , into tile Imper, pert she Knights of th© C«oId©n I.agt©. The Fir-t regiment of t ie* Pennsylvania division h-*l i a parade in West Philadelphia r-*ct fitly in h-iuo’* of receiving a flag from the Belmont council of the Junior Order United American Mechanics. There were over 300 men in line, an I the enib i-si;ism with which they wen* received throughout West Philadelphia wa-, grate f S ing tat li»-’n. MASONIC. In Hem, .vhile rn -a-1 ut ruin r*g Ail cai tar has iie-icng- roniier.-•laiiiis I hat *on-i*iou- ta ’cering tie* I each tie-in that t *] i*-lien ii (We : I all r cent •: - tori dc, Die ;w» ira rices. lot an i die ct he VC! i iii-it*-st parts of the empire. , -i irk,able pa5-age ^-ginning ;i un- ct implexaunts omnia, •lint cf yesterday and have - gioiis) he I--'.aits that within I i**s after (.’brist the mission-I- ingregations in all til** prov-:othe devout Christian it is . a ii-.ai; ma blo id* *a that tile aposia g** was divinely ordaine*! for \ time when Rome ha<l made .ravel svvii't and easy ;uaoUg 120.000,i«H) >f people. I; was l-'iig su|)pose(l that th** art of making the Reman cement was lost, yut with til** lime material (pozzv*Jana, volcanic stone mixed with lime) aud thor it could doubtless be r-'prodneed. nicy b* * ga ii to u-e it iii making pi**ri of toner- t . and the pier til y ma*le with t at Po/./'"Ii has lasted ov**r I.KXIyears. !Vhere t!I**y employed com* ut in c«*n-jtrucring r->.a.is those were built as it (votild -• ui for eternity. Hi se where •.hey ii-t I ordinary gTivel, but t*i a hick ne-I t three f-‘-*t, anil a-.” n w.isfhe road bu-it across the Ll--I, -rd flats in England- It is still there, hut covered .ever.-.i - -t deep by soil. EU**where in England a.” remains of Roman roa*is ir.Mtr* ti v as solid as ever. and in southern Em -* they are far more common. How un.in of our present American roads xx iii "'n.* visible 1.800 years hence? Auk. rn an max- well take a lesson from •he Ro > I*5 iii road building as they nave i i .very and patriotism. PRIMITIVE ROAD BUILDING. Fir't experiment* in Highway ( onstrar-t inn in Indiana. My early years were passe**! in the muddiest region on earth. This preeminence was long disputed bv our neighbors on the west—on the black prairies of central Illinois—and they did get up a very fair article of elastic mud over tin*re in its season. But for mud that came early and staid late, mud that worked up deep and took a finn grip on a wagon wheel and made every horse a “clay bank" from hoof to midsides, I have never seen the equal of the clay -Sh •; to the next farm T to pry it out, but now th-* rails were conveniently diiiributed along Lh road. In 18-30. I ! ink it wa-, the irr -it “plank road oxen* ti nt” sot in, and for two years tie* whole xvestem country had it bad. Im our section timber was no object, “the woods xv. r- full of Jt." and every inland community wanted ail outlet to the thou new Wabash and Erie canal. So innumerable plank r- -ads wi re projected, lies al* s - ii** general system which contemplated a road lr--in county stat to county scat. making four in each county all (>v--r the state. When fh>t complete*1* the [dank r -ad was in-!*** I a wonder, and the rejoicing Hoosier lifted iq* his voice in glad acclaim tiuit our troubles xver** over. I have n > means of knowing how man? miles <-l plank r--a-1 were really construct**d iii Indiana, hat at least 7,OOO mil- \v**re projected. it - -nuty actually (•-inplet).*'! ouefr a * c VV abash river aer is t * • ar east r -un.lary. arni when our * rack teams!.- r aaaicd 96 bushels «.f wheat to Montezuma (the river turn) on that road there xx’as a xvil-1 burst -f **nth:i. iasni. Tlir*-e years later the p auk road” was unanimously voted an “infernal nuisance.” Then chaos came again, and continued till the close of til' war and the gravel road era. J. H. RrxniE. (Dpiiiii)ti' <*l lOi.i ip*-)i.*li«!-4. Proidsor Ely, of John*5 Hojikins nm* versify, reckons that “jKi-.r roads cost the farmer on an average $13 per h--rse.’ Professor Jenks, of Knox college. Illinois, argues that “with good permanent roads freight could often be hauled ten miles on wagons cheaper than it could betaken one mile on a dirt road t -a railroad station, unload- I. put on ’h** cars and carried to its de-tinati-* i Th«*>e are the opinion- cf specialists who hav* no doubt g n-* <-x r a great many columns of statistiesin makingup their estimates. Tliere i- tm practical teamster who xviii not admit tie* r<*a- n abient-- of til* ir conclusi- ni. Tie* greatest obstacle perhaps to tin* improvement desired arises from the circumstance that there arc* as yet no really good r- ,ei- in this country, arid from tile - th- fact that the s- n-nce of btri' iing roa*i- Ila.-never been studied by our poop!**.— Youtb'- < nqianion. True Talk About i:*>;»-l«. S‘-m**V**.dy bas truly said: A good mud should cost more to build than a poor one. but it i.- often the case that a poor on ■ cost5 as much a- a good one would. It ii sa:*' to say that a perfect road once laid down will co-t far le-s to keep iii repaii Loin year to year and at the end of twenty years will have required afar -ne :    . total expenditure than a poorer i . i originally coating half as much. bat ;■ apl --[ici ly laid Hie e<-t wearing rubber pavement, which has been invented by ii ussr-Hail-ncner. consists of 85 per cent, of ground stone aud 15 per cent, of a rubber mass. which afb r a special treatment is mixed Hi 11 — —i \il<litt*n t«» th© IVnn-4 tx ani 4 tl-im©. A N«x» I ©nip!© for 'lilwuuk©©. The boar-1 of managers of tlie Masonic acme, Broad and Ontario streets, Philadelphia, ar** having a three story and basement 15 by 53 feet addition male to the rear of the present building. This i- lo be used on the fir't fl Dor as a laundry and for other purpoies, an I on th© second floor os a lavatory. Tile third flo>r xx ill I*** used as an infirmary. The addition will I*© over 30 feet high The total f wi-lof the Illinois Masonic Orphans' home in I Si J was ikOAlS 73. an I the ex;D*-!iilitures $7.7-r).'.*(* The value *if the property \v:i> $22.** iDeneficiaries was 19. The net rn the n*c--!it picni'- for ’!:•* home ex. ee*iexl $2,OW) Canada ha- 31 precept* *i * - arn b*-rs, an increase of 41 f Til • y in July last. Missouri has 53 commamleri© memis r-. Three hun*ired and knighted daring tile Lu-t and 77 affiii ,t**«l. showing 2<)('.. North (.'a roll na has S - --nirnanderie- and 231 mem tiers, an increase over tin' la-t Templar vt ,»r of 14. There are eight eha[>ters of the Order of Eastern Star iii tile new 'Uiie of S uh Dakota. The official announcement will shortly he made of the site selected for the erection of the new Masonic tamp!.* in Milwaukee Practically the decision has narrowed down betxveen two locations, both on the east si Ie, but the committee has n-»t -u > nutted its rcjDort. The projiosed structure will be cit Lh r seven or *: gilt stories high, according t<* the rlimen.'ions of the sit© fiuaily settled ujdou. It will lie cotistrurt-ed entirely of rut ston** an-l tv ii not c t leas than x ‘*>,000 s©*«*r;;iial Lrajnr. The I- ague noxv has a reserve fund of $195,000. It has paid out 1,5 J si- k claims, amounting to $96 870, anil h, a a t otal mem-liership of 10,000. with IFI i^ea in goo*! working order. The increase in meurix*rsliip for xx<*©k ending Oct. 18, was 4*.M I to T v *i i*■ .4it Kn*lowment \no* i.Ilion- ■ s lat ion, which was organized ut N ii 19, i' rr»e**tir:g [i < >* r©.j- w ii I.* I•tir * of Iron per day. ed nn 900, : to number <»f •c©ipts from **tit *»f the ii 990 mein o-tr ending e- an-l 3,233 five were Templar year, an increase of Ii I ii in" «»ri tit© -liim.it Ii. i v i' a frmtlul mystery to the a; ii iitii-dticaieti. Although men tied iHDw to man «ge ii and make its uuaiities are nut yet under stood ex en I a. th** ■ i*-si electricians It ii not t is- wo ii Ic re*! at, t Leu, that the electric flui- I. as ii is sometimes cab led, is uot under't ’ml by those who have never had any j»r: e t leal dealings with it. Mrs Yen e*n lived on a big farm. She wit' a eiex e v widow, and made her farm Whv, wa '..Mi' Vt rs after wa A. 0 U. VV. Various A ««© •*'iii ©ut - for Iii** Year in .I u rinl ict ion* >«»t*-i. Up t*> Aug. I last the total number of a-Bf'isment-called for in 1890 in the jurisdie tions named was as follows: Individuals under th** immediate jurisdiction of ti© supreme lodge, 21; Kentucky and Tenues see, 20 each; New York, IO; Illinois and California, 17 er.ch; Pennsylvania and Ohio, 16 each; Georgia, etc , Oregon, etc., Texas and Nevada, 15 each. Wi- fiusiu, 14; Indiana and Maryland, etc., 13 ejicb; Mis uDuri anti Oolonnlo, etc., 13 each; Ontario (Can.), Minnesota. Michigan and the Da kot.is. 10**a* h; Kansas and Ma-iachu-ett-. 8 each, aud Iowa and Nebraska. 7 carli The Portland Reporter jmIv-kki-i-, 'den nial sessions f-ir the gran-I lodge. Every Li-lg© in I’ortian-l **x-^*pt one has voted for the postal cur l system. The Iowa law makes two medical exam inations by local physicians neces.'ary f**r each applicant before they go bef ire th© grand medical examiner. New York paid $64,000 in June to lien? fl claries of deceased members of the order For the month of October Missouri had two assessments, Dakota had one, Michigan two. Nebraska one, Iowa one, Cab for nia two, Colorado two. Indiana two. New York two, Oregon nae. send I-good *■ Db a a C. Ila g** vill--, I,.* I. in a fittgnl, as ii.-i;. ic ash**-]* wit head. < hi (OUM I- it aly zed, an* blofi*! in t thought it Id** abl*- to p ria Re* , t \ lier eldest son was struck in ti:e wagon house during a a. The hired mea carried his lei* -i body into the house. sn t you set re-1 tint of your rtu-ti “asked one of her neigh-rd. w prompt measures was nee’-and there wa’n’t no l.me to tors. Sd I J it st gave him a md lie come to aud ; brew up I then he wa- all right!" - XI in ]‘.iralvD.nl Iii* Arm. ii I a resident of Morri— -t th** use of his right hand -r I hi tiller, lf© went to t>-d • night a %v***-k ago, and f*-ll i Iris right harni under his awakening in tile morning ne raise his stria. It xx'as j arui] efforts thus far to put th* (■ciliation have fat!♦-•!. It is xx ii I l»* months lief ore he will i■*** hi.- hand again. — Philad* I- An increa the United I iiua’ r*'p< rf rency f*n*l*** I ti sri! of ** of 296 national banks in tales is shown by the an-f the comptroller of t’uecur-uriug the twelve months which .-•it. 2-1. This ii th** Iarg*-t nun)-- • . I* year since 1865. Th* ag * [i uhzari'tn of th-*n* new in-in tiy in ta* growing region* -1 and sf ait Ii xx est. non Ilanri1 lint -Iigh 1 still walks ing s’rni-*. oh) blaw k sty] . and I Hamlin - extreme itge * lieut las tall form. and he down the-ireet with a swing-f> i- nstially attired] in the '•.allow tail of antebellum b** has never « if ca riled the -to* a man. irtic To *1 .ii :v ( the His liat is Do dd re tune st alesan at ion s:ik KNIGHTS OF PYTHIAS. A Social r©atur© Which Mar I>** Xlurh ♦,*»o*]—Not*-*. A correspondent writing from Sioux Fails, S. D , to Th© I*vthum Record -av-“We have adopted a social feature in our lodge that i- still iii it- infancy a el To room where all member* can spend an evening in a quiet, r<inn*-*r'able way. Ta© room for such purpose ii under t*ie con trol of the outer guard (luring our - -•ion.s.’' The grand lodge of Ohio levies a per it is j which I to act. enter w forman heart I* alw: IID K>0 I I i..rn ii X\ ii'*in*i Sn©©©—. •hat Jt* I at tribute my -access in in -    ... .ii Well, I imagine tliat it illy .bl** to the manner in I work.' I like the stage and love Fr -rn til*' moment I appear I i /cit into the fun <>f the p©r-*. ati-l the humor n all from the , fi fiat coom - from Hie heart I convincing* Fra*gait Wilson J’ id's Washing A French cornp<»ny has just obtained aeon'*--i'm from the Russian government I - *r tu*- -©Tting ny> of a telephone between St. petersburg. Moscow War-Kiw an-l Berlin. Tile charge tor n-this teh pL'one i-to 1)6 two ruUet tint minute, an I a ruble for every ;