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TI1K DAILY ASTORIAIN, ASTOUU, -jSUNDAV. .MORNING, , JOJNK . 16, 1895.
for Infants and Children.
MOTHERS, Do You Know that Paregoric,
Bateman's Drops, Godfrey's Cordial, many so-called Soothing Syrups, and '
most remedies for children are composed of opium or morphine?
tip Yog Knovr that opium and morphine are stupefying narcotic poisons?
ftp Ton Know that in most countries druggists are not permitted to sell narcotics
without labeling them poisons ?
Io Von Know that you should not permit any medicine to be given your child
unless you or your physician know of what It is composed ?
Wo Yon Know that Castoria is a purely vegetable preparation, and that a list of
its Ingredients is published with every bottle ?
Po Yon Know that Castoria is the prescription of the famous Dr. Samuel Pitcher.
That it has been in use for nearly thirty years, and that more Castoria is now sold than
of all other remedies for children combined ?
ftp You Know that the Patent Office Department of the United States, and of
Other countries, have issued exclusive right to Dr. Pitcher and his assigns to use the word
" Castoria" and its formula, and that to imitate them is a state prison offense?
Bo Yon Know that one of the reasons for granting this government protection
was because Castoria had been proven to be absolutely harmless T
Po Yon Know that 33 average doses of Castoria are furnished for 33
cents, or one cent a dose ?
Po Yon Know that when possessed of this perfect preparation, your children may
be kept well, and that yoa may have unbroken rest?
Well, these things are worth knowing. They are facts.
Children Cry for Pitcher's Castoria.
MAKE Attraotive- Start by being the
HOnP 171091 benntilul creature in it.
II Ui ICr I you have beauty preserve
it. If not, you can improve your looks
immensely. Where there's a will there's
a way. a good way is the use of my
Lola JJontez Greme
75o per pot.
Brings beauty to
the face by feed
ing through the
ekin pores, gives
life to faded faces.
Sold by Mrs D
457 Duane St. Ass
Mrs Nettie Ilnr
40 and 42 Giury St.
San Francisco. Cal.
C.J. TRENCH ARD, Agent
Wells, Fargo & Co. and
Pacific Express Co.
HOP and PHOENIX INSURANCE GO'S.
Custom House Broker
and Commission Merchant.
50a Bond Street.
Mrs. T. S. Hawkins, Chattanooga,
Tenn., says, "Shllor's Vitalize SAVTD
MY LIFE." I consider it tne best rem
edy for a debilitated system I ever
used." For Dyspepsia, Liver or Kid
ney trouble, it excells. Piive ro cts.
For Sale by J. W. Conn.
The World' 6 fn's Tests
showed no taxing powder
so pare or sr reat In eav
enlng power as the Poyal.
Our patrons will find DeWtlfs Littl
Early Risers a safe and reliable reme
dy for constipation, dyspepsia, and liv
er complaint. Ohas. Rogers.
KARL'S CLOVER ROOT, th great
Blood purifier, given freshness and
clearness to the comDio.Tion and cuicr
Constipation. ?5 cts.. Ru cts , 1.00.
For Sale by J. W. Conn.
Lessons given by Mr. Emll Thlelhorn,
graduate of the Hamburg Conservatory,
Germany; also a member of the Chicago
Musical Society. Studio, corner of 12th
and Commercia streets, up stairs.
"A TALENTED EDITOR."
Gentlemen: I had occasion to use
several boxes of Krause's Headache
Capsules while traveling to Chicago to
attend the National Democratic Con
vention. They acted like a charm in
preventing heaaaches and dizziness.
Have had very little headache since
my return, which Is remarkable.
. Yours, resoectfullv
JOHN U. SHAFFER,
Ed. Renovo (Pa.) Record.
For sale by Chas. Rogers, Astoria,
Or., sole agent
J.. A. Rlcharosmi, of Jefferson City,
Mo., ohief enrolUr.fr force 38th general
assembly of Missouri, writes: I wish
to testify to the merit of One Minute
Cough Cure. When other so-called
cures failed, I obtained almost Instant
relief and a speedy cure by the use
of One Minute Cough Cure. Chas. Roarers.
The New York Novelty Store
Hsa jnt received a new stock of Fire Works, Fire Crackers. Bombs,
Flags. Bunting and China Lanterns, which will be sold at Bedrock Prices.
Committees in the surrounding country will do well to give as call before
purchasing elsewhere, "
The New York Novelty Store,
Opposite Occidental Hotet.
p. g. A full line of Baseball Goods,
Buggies always on band.
la on every
E. flcNEIL, Receiver.
ma lsh.u urn1 a
Pullman and Tourist Meeker
Free Reclining Chair Cars.
Astoria to San Francisco.
Oregon, Saturday, June 8.
State of California, Thursday, June 12.
Oregon, Tuesday, June 18.
State of California, Sunday, June 23.
Oregon, Friday, June 28.
State of California, Wednesday, July 3.
Astoria and PoFtlnd Steamers. .
Hereafter the O. R. and N. Co.'s boau
will run as follows, between Astoria ano
Portland. The Thompson will leave A
toria at 6:45 a. m. dally except Sunday
and Portland dally at 8 p. m. excepi
iunday. The T. J. Potter will leav
8toria at 7 p. m. p . ind Portland
at 7 a, m. dally except Sunday.
For rates and general information cal
n or address
C. F. OVEREAUGH,
Commercial Agent, Astoria, Or
-V H. HURLBURT,
Gen. Puii. Apt.. Portland. Or
SING LUNG. Prop.
A new supply of Fire
Works just received. The
finest ever brought to Astoria.
417 Bond Street, next 'door to Mouler's
As Franklin says, good dress opeps
all doors, you should not lose sight of
the fact that a perfect fitting suit Is
the main feature. Wanamaker &
Brown are noted for fit, workmanship
and superiority of qualities. Their rep
resentative visits Astoria every three
months. Office 64 Dekum Building,
Portland, Or. Reserve orders till you
have seen the spring line of samples.
Children Cry for
FisLiog Tackles, Croqnet Beta and Babj
Tide Table for June, 1 895,
hioh watch. tow tacts,
DATE. A. M. . mT A.M. Ml.
h.ralft, h.mlftl h.m ft. h.m ft
Saturday.. 1 7 80 64 I 60S 7 4 1 42 -2 1 1 4 1
SUNDAY.. 2 8 47 8 6 8 6 7 2 60 18 2 .V JO
Monday.... 8 10 01 6 9 46 81 62 04 34! .'3
Tuesday ... 4 11 06 8 7 10 M 8 6 447 -04 4 U:6
Wednesday 6 1202 6 8 11 17 88 5 88 10 62 ;8
Thursday.. 6 ID 62 6 7 8 84 -1 6 0 1." J S
Friday..... 7 001 88 1418S 710-16 7 0 ij
Balurday.. 8 0 43 8 7 225 66 762-16 74 .3
SUNDAY.. 9 126 8 4 8 07 6 7 8 80 -12 8: 14
Monday.. 10 207 81 S46 6 8 9 0s -08 1- ;3
Tuesday ..11 26076 42469 S4ti-0a 10 01 H
Wedn'sd'y 1'.! 883 7 0 6 00 6 9 10 22 0 2 11 0 1 8
Thursday .13 4 20 6 4 6 8K 7 0 10 6,1 0 8 lit: :0
Friday.... 14 S 13 68 18 7 1 11 86 1 8
Saturday. .15 8 16 6 6 701 71 0 62 28 121718
BUNDAY..10 7 26 5 8 7 46 7 8 1 64 2 4 1 1.'. :l
Monday ...17 8 88 6 2 8 86 7 6 2 64 1 7 2 11. '7
Tuesday.. .18 06154 t2 78 847 10 8I1MO
Wedn'sd'y 19 10 54 5 7 100888 4 87 0 4 4 07 :!2
Thursday. 20 11 62 6 0 10 64 8 4 6 2.1 -Oil 6 01 . 3
Friday 21 12 42 0 4 11 42 8 7 8 08 -17 6 52 1 4
Saturday . .22 1 80 6 6 52 -1 8 6 4 J ) 2
BUNDAY..23 Q2888 114 71 7 86 -19 7 8" 3 1
Monday... 24 116 8 8 2 6674 (19 -18 820 28
Tuesday ..25 2 0586 88776 002-1 6 9 12 2 7
Wedn'sd'y 26 2 57 8 1 4 18 7 6 2 40-10 1008 2 4
Thursday .27 8 62 7 6 4 58 7 6 10 81 -0 4 11 00 2 1
Friday 28 46269 64278 U 10 06
Saturday. .29 80066 (28 77 0 10 17 120". It
8UMDAY. 80 71060 719 78 1 24 13 JM,(2 1
ALONG THE WATER FRONT.
The Mendell continued the Howlng work
The steamer Signal arrived in Vancou
ver from this city yesterday.
Louis Martin 'a busy fixing- up Ithe new
spars for the pilot schooner San Jose.
The Dwyer took a taargeload of lumber
round to Warraniton yesterday morning.
The schooner Compeer went up the
river yesterday morning to load lumber
The RatWdown continued loaftCnK salm
on all day yesterday. She has now about
ten thousand oases aboard.
The Wenona made her regular Satur
day trip from Deep River, carrying a
large number of passengers both ways.
The steamer Harriton left out for Til
lamook yesterday with 40 tons of gen
eral merchandise and a fair paasjnger
The large vessel lighter outside last
right Is probably the Gulf Stream, due
from Oalcutlta, or the Sierra Parlma,
The government Bteamer Lincoln waa
surveying all day yesterday between this
city and Port Stevens, and covered eleven
miles of channels.
The Steamer Oregon came in from San
Francisco last evening, and after dis
charging a amall quantity of freight at
the U. P. dock, proceeded up the river
The three masted bairk Aureola was
towed in by the Relief yesterday after
noon and taken over to Knappton. Sha
wild load lumber alt the Knappton mills
The three masted schooner Allen A.
cnime In from San Francisco yesterday
afternoon and anchored opposite the
Hume dock. She will load lumber In
Portland for California delivery.
The regular Saturday trading' with out
side points and the general traffic of
small boats was slack yesterday, very
few steajmers putting In an' appearance
from the various farming centres.
The Truckee came down from Portland
at 8 o'clock yesterday morning and pass d
out on her southern trip. She wTIl call
In at TlUamook and carry a told of lum
ber from that port to San Francisco.
The tug Relief did a heavy day's work
yesterday. She towed in a schooner,
turned round and went after a bark
whlcQi she took to Knappton, and then
got away again to catch the ship that waa
reported outside the river.
The Alice Blanchard caime down the
river from Portland at 6 o'clock yfeter
diy morning w.th a very larcre quantity
of miscellaneous freight for San Fran
cisco. She left out an hour later. Her
passenger list numbered twenty-four.
The Telephone will be out of the ways
tomorrow and will probably put in an
appearance here in the early part of the
week. She has been entirely refitted and
a considerable amount of money haa been
spent on her interior and exterior dec
orations. Yeslerdiay morning the Manzanita took
on forty tona of Beaver Hill coal. She
will leave oit on her southern supply
cruise this morning, carrying building
material for several small stations. It la
probable that she will coal up at Coos
bay for her return.
During the week emied June 1, 1SS5, the
bureau of navigation assigned official
numbers to the following Pactfle coast
vefsets: At Port Townaend, schoon- t
Kate, gross tonnage 10.89 net 10.89, No.
161,071, at San Francisco, steamer Braver,
gross tonnage 37.51 net 28.64, No. 3619.
The Steamship Columbia will resume
her trips between Astoria and San Fran
cisco on July 23, leaving San Francisco on
that date. She has been tlhoroughly over
hauled and repaired from keel to bridge.
The upper deck has been extended over
all, making a promenade of the upper
portion of the ship back of the bridge.
New beds, bath rooms, etc., have been
put in, and the ship given the moat ex
tensive electric light plant, Including
search light, on any vessel on the Pacific
coast. New boilers and changes In the
machinery will. It is believed, Increase
the speed fully two knots. When the
Columbia Is ready for business, the Ore
gon will be dald o'ff and put in the same
Mr. H. D. McGuire, the Oregon fish
commissioner, came down from Portland
yesterday. He Intends to make one final
effort to test the validity of the Oregon
close season law. and will, for that pur
pose, arrest a fisherman on the Washing
ton side of the nver. The friends of the
arrested man will, he believes, apply for
habeas corpus proceedings, and he will
then Immeduately put the case Into the
United States court. The question of
jurisdiction will come up as having con
siderable bearing on the case, and If the
court decides that Mr. McGuire baa no
Jurisdiction on the Washington side of
the river, he intends to abandon the
foolish effort to arrest men fishing on
one-half of a stream, when those on the
other half are allowed to go free.
While in- the United States the canal
system upon which at one time so much
of the growth and prosperity of the coun
try depended, has been allowed to fall
into disrepair and oblivion, in France the
canals haws been maintained in a bigb
state of efficiency. Their usefulness has
grown In a correspondinng degree, espec
ially sice 1879. During the period thai
has elapsed -since that year the tonnage
hauled on canals has Increased 67 per
cent, while that by rail has risen onl
18 per cent. There are 15,925 canal boats,
8,460 of which are worked by their own
ers. France has 7.74S miles of canal and
rivers open to canal boat navigation. On
some of the canals, cable haulage baa
been successfully tried, while on at least
two, electrtcify Is now being employed
advantageously. Such results are -likely
to give a stimulus to the revival of canal
work in this country, and the Canal
Union of New York, which advocates the
d-penlng of the state canals to nine feet
estimates the cost of that work at 118,
000,000. Tosards this a small approyria-
lion has already been made. Careful ex.
I pertmertts show that every dliltlorml foot
of water in a canal nv.'ans about 15 per
cent lees resistance 1m propulsion of the
boat. Oho Valley Manufacturer.
FkCi CcmmlFfiioneir Crawford, Governor
McQraw ar.di 6tuK Treasurer- Bowen,
composing the Washington fob commis
sion, have chosen a sit for the new
fish hatchery. The lte Is on the Kaiama,
They selected the Kalama river for ths
hatchery afcr a careful Investigational
the different streams end tributaries of
the Columbia. The Kahama was chosen
owing to its similarity to the Klackamas,
which has proven of great value for
hatchery. The Kalama is clear ard cold,
heading at Mount S. Helens, and is
practically snow water. A great-many
chlnaok su'.mon run in the e: re-am in
July, August und September, and the
eggs can be collected while rlpet. Another
BtaUon to gnther eggs will be placed on
the Chinook river; which empties into
Baker's bay. The sailmon will be taken
from the bay and confined in the Btation
until ripe. Ex-Senator B. A. Seaborg of
Washington has donated 300 Chinook
salmon of the June run, to be confined
In the Chinook river station as an ex
periment. The Washington legislature
appropriated $20,000 for the establishment
and maintenance of a fish hatchery on
the Columbia or one of its -tributaries,
the purpose being to make an experi
ment. If the present hatchery proves a
success, other hatcheries will be pro
vided for In the future on streams trib
utary to Gray's harbor and Puget sound.
The people of the state demand protec
tion for the salmon and any assistance
that can be rendered 1n Increasing the
spawn. The selection of Kalama river
for the hatchery will cause the work of
erection to begin as soon as Mr. Craw,
ford Can mike the necessary arrange
ments. SECURELY ENTRENCHED
Against disease are those who are pru
dential enough to renew failing energy
by the aid of the grand fortifying agent,
Hostetter's Stomach Bitters, which pro
motes a vigorous discharge of the duties
Imposed upon the various organs of
nature, and which if Impeded or relaxed
speedily bring about their disorder. Di
gestion, assimilation, a due secretion and
direction of the bile and a regular habit
of body are Insured by the systematic
use of this safe, prompt and thorough
medicine. Chills and fever, bilious re
mlttent, dumb ague and ague cake, kid
ney complaints, sick headache, nervous
ness and other Inorganic maladies are
removed by It. It promotes a relish for
the food as well as the ability to digest
and assimilate it. A wltKglassful before
retiring promotes health yielding repose.
A LAUGHABLE MISTAKE.
Two ladles entered a book-store recent
ly and the younger asked the clerk for
a book called "Favorite Prescription."
The puzzled attendant was unable to
comply with her request and she left the
store disappointed. Inquiry ellcted the
fact that Bhe had overheard a conver
sation between two literary ladles in
which "Favorite Prescription" was men
tioned with extravagant praise, and had
Jumped to the conclusion that it was a
book. She now knows that Dr. Pierce's
Favorite Prescription is a sovereign cure
for the ills and "weaknesses" peculiar
to woman, for she has been cured by
Its use. Send for a free pamphlet, or re
mit 10 cents In stamps for Book (168
pages) on "Woman and Her Diseases."
Address World's Dispensary Medical As
sociation, Buffalo, N. Y.
Dr. Pierce's Pellets cure permanently
constipation, sick headache, bllltouBnes,
indigestion and kindred ailments.
Send your address to H. E. Bucklen ft
Co., Chicago, and get a free sample box
of Dr. King's New Life Pills. A trial
will convince you of their merits. These
pills are easy in action and are partic
ularly effective in the cure of Constipa
tion and Sick Headache. For Malaria and
Liver troubles they have been proved in
valuable. They are guarantied to b
perfectly free from every deleter. ous sub
stance, and to be purely vegetable. They
do not weaken by their action, but by
giving tone to stomach and bowels great
ly Invigorate the system Regular size
25 cens per box. Sold by Chas. Rogers,
GEN. MILES' POKER STORY.
The Boys Had Over a Million In. the
New York Mall and Express.
. "I don't poker, myself," said MaJ. Gen.
Miles, "in fact I am glad to say ttuut tne
game has raUlier gone ont in tne army,
but I th.nk I can claim to have been a
witness of tine biggest game as to stakes
(hat was ever played."
"Tell us about It, general," said Col.
Odhiltree. "I hove some pretty good
poker stories In stock myself."
"And so have L" said Henry Waitter.
son. "For Instance, Joe Blackburn's
about the game p.ayed In the trenches at
(he battle of Sh.loh, with a table mads
of the bodies of the comrades of the p.ay
ers." "Well," said Jobn W. Mackay, '-as to
stakes, I will enter a claim for some ot
the games played in Uhe good old days
In Nevada, when tlhe boys had Uhe Uom
stock lode to draw upon. But, general,
let us have your story."
"It was In the spring of 1905 Just thirty
years ago th s week, when I come to
thlnik of lit wben Davls, Lee and Uhe rest
of you confederates, Cod. Watteraoni were
In full retreat from Richmond toward
Danville, and we were pressing you night
and day, hardly stopping to eat or sleep.
6n Bhe eve of the battle of Sailor's
"I was there," said Col. OcJ-Jlltree. "It
was In that battle that I was wounded."
"That day," continued Gen. Miles, "we
overhauled end captured a confederate
waigon tnoln, and found, greatly to th.
delight of title boys, Uhat several of the
wagons were loaded with confederate
bonda and confederate money in trans.t
from the Confederate treasury depart
ment in Richmond to wherever the gov,
ernment now on wheels might make its
last tliarJd. The soldiers simply helped
themselves to the bonds and the money,
and the officers did not care to deprive
them of the spoils to which they wers
rkfhly entitled. At night when we knocked
oft work for supper and a few hours'
rest and sleep I bad occasion to ride
atong the line, and found, greatly to my
amusement, ' a poker game going on
around almost every camp Are. Stopping
to walidh one of the games, this is what
" 'How much is the ante?
" "A thousand dollars.'
" 'And how much to fill ? Five thous
and. Well, here goes. I raise it ten
" 'Good ; I see you and go yuu ten
Eiousand better. Twenty-five thousand
to draw cards!'
"Then cards were drawn, and presently
a bet was made of fifty thousand. Soma
one went a hundred thousand dollars bat
ter, but he was ruled down.' Fifty thous
and was the limit. However, there was
K00.000 in tl-ie pot when tt was hauled
down by the winner, who tisd three
trays and a pair of Jacks. I expressed
my surprise at the size of the game and
told the boys they bad btcter go slow or
their funds would run out.
" 'Never fear, general.' replied one of
them. 'We wUl keep within our means.
You ouglht to have been here Just now.
Why, we had a Jackpot of ,200,000.'
"I think you w.ll agree yith me,y con
tinned Gen. Miles, 'tlhat no bigger poker
game than that was ever played."
THIS COMING TOO?
"Why is the'., stylish, handsome young
"Why, don't you know? That's Mr.
Purtie. He was Miss Noogirl's typewriter,
Bhs married blm."
Some of the Demands Made of
ATTITUDE OF MODERN THOUGHT
Uiiitotl Slates Army Ofllecr Has
Somewhat to Say of Both
Church and Laity.
By Charles William Larned, U. S. A.
Under the Impulse of a strong dissent,
I wrote some words of protest against
the . conclusions of a magazine urilcla
which undertook to hold the pulpit re
sponsible for the truancy of the modern
young man, and to condone his absence
from his church on the plea that his
tastes and wishes were riot sufficiently
catered to by the average pastor. The
article In controversy appears to have at
tracted considerable attention, and I am
led to believe from my letters and some
later papers In The Churchman that my
protest finds an echo of approval in
various quarters. I Judge the topic to bi
a live and somewhat sensitive one, with
a good many last words still unsaid and
differences of opinion yet unreconciled.
These differences represent two widely
separated views of ths office of the church
In Its relations to Its members; whereas
there Is little conflict as to the young
man, h.s "doings, sayings and grievances.
He lb a constant quantity in the conten
tion, bnt the extent of his claims tund the
amount of his Just dues from that hard
pressed and coldly patronized supersti
tion, the church, are very much In Issue.
The assumption that he has rights and
claims which, If not acceded to, render
the church liable to the penalty of his
displeasure and withdrawal, constitutes
one of the positions; the assertion that
he has no Inherent rights whatever, and
that it is both his duty and privilege to
range himself under the banner of his
church under penalty of forfeiture ot
membership and at the peril ot his soul,
Is another, and I believe the true one.
It is at the Issue here existing that
my rather badly aimed lire was directed,
and I feel constrained by various mis
apprehensions revealed in the correspond
ence It has occasioned to correct my
sights somewhat and concentrate my at
tack. The question, us I define It, Is
simply this: Is the house ot God a
temple or a debating club? It the former,
the young man has no ground of excuse
for his truancy ln any personal deficiency
ot the priest or minister; If the latter,
he Is quite rlgh.t In being as exacting as
his Intellectual tastes or prejudices de
mand. It seems to me this question is
vital, not only In this particular dispute,
but to the very existence of the church
as an organic body. Was there estab
lished nineteen hundred years ago, by a
certain 'Jesus fo Nazareth, a supreme re
l.gioiv of truth, or a philosophic cult
whose theories of the soul, present and
future, were to be gradually perfected by
skilful dialectic In a perpetual academy?
If It was a religion. It carries with tt
worsh.p; worship carries with it organiz
ation and concert; organized worship
makes an organic church, and carries
with it the young man, the old man, and
the child, as a matter ot duty and not
of taste; as a mutter of necessity, and not
of coaxing. If the nominally Christian
young man will define his v.ew ot the
church, one will know better how to an
swer his compialnts regarding tne pulpit.
Tne atutude of modern ire tnuuht
,oward Christianity is quite frank and
brutal and Is expressed somewhat alter
Vou are mostly, if not wholly, an ex
posed superstition, wedded to a very ad
mirable etnical phllosopny. If I accept
you at a.l, you must get up to the level
of modern thought and accept modern
condlt.ons. You must stop 'goody goody
and preach practical business sense."
The demand of the young man for a
"positive" and not a "negative rellg.on,"
with a live, up-to-date clergy, Is a reflex
of this opinion. He defines the kind t,f
Chr.stianlty he wants expounded under
penalty of his severance If It talis to
piease his taste or his humor.
What community wlil Justify a deserter
who abandons hjs flag because his cap
tain or lieutenant is not to his taste?
Must he not at ail hazards stand to h.s
colors, answer "here" at roll calls, and
put shoulder to shoulder with his com
rades in the fight? If he has a grievance
against his officers there are proper ways
tor their consideration and remedy, but It
is not desertion. The man who shirks
and deserts under such pretexts has
treason in his heart, and has already
more than half gone over to the enemy.
But as a laic I also have somewhat
against some of the clergy, for It Is
they who are largely responsible for this
plea of the recalcitrant. They are the
ones who have dona what no officer In
battle can do for an Instant without
fatally impairing his authority, and the
Integrity of his cause and inviting
mutiny they have argued with their men:
disputed with them the validity of their
orders; debated with them in ranks and
under fire in the very citadel of the fort
as to the truth of their cause, the author
ity of the Commander-in-chief, the mean
ing of His orders; they have questioned
the condition under which they wear their
own uniforms and shoulder straps, until
not a few are privately Interpreting and
pettifogging their oaths ot allegiance.
They are conforming to a modernized
Christianity, to a critical and "progres
sive" faith, called "broad" as a euphem
ism for shallow, and they are also be
traying their trust in exact proportion to
I venture to say that what the young
man of today wants more than anything
elsar In the world is the spectacle of mag
nificent conviction the glowing fire of a
faith that lives,- and speaks and does
Christianity as the one and only supreme,
inclusive and overwhelming fact of life,
and dots not hang with trembling ex
pectancy upon the verdict of the philoso
phy of doubt. It matters little what gift
the preacher has If he has not this; and
If he possesses this he will not lack for a
following of men, young and old. Th.
age is sick with doubt. Men parade it,
affect it, believe In It even; but they do
not like it. They love those who have
It not, and will flock after the man of
positive conviction with eagerness and
content. But the bell-wether must not
argue; he must lead. If he hesitates the
herd will trample him. The one para
mount, Indispensable attribute of a leader
of men Is conviction in his cause, good
or bad; or, at least, the persuasion of his
followers that he possesses it.. When he
sits down to argue his own conviction,
and theirs, he is lost, and the cause as
well, so far as they are concerned.
But, on the other hand, what wearies
me exceedingly, as I contemplate my own
past and ths attitude of the reluctant
young manhood of today, is the .whine
about lack of sympathetic handling and
coaxing on the part of the church, and
and ths consequent sulking and abandon
ment. Christianity is at every man's
hand in Christian lands to take or to
leave. It Is - no new thing. It Is no
esoteric cult. It owes nothing to man.
Hs owes everything to It. He decld.-s at
his own peril, and once decided, he can
not shift the responsibility on to the
shoulders of another. Young men driven
from ths church by unsympathetic
preaching are to me very feeble spec
I ant also wearied occasionally by the
unsympathetic preaching kself, X do Dot
like platitudes any better than the young
men like them. But I can find comfort
even In platitudes if the platitudinarian
Is devout and honest; and I strive to re
member that I am In the temple first as
a Christian for worship, and only in
cidentally to bo admonished by my fol-low-man
in the pulpit. While my weak
flesh occasionally groans und-.r the plati
tudes, I am revived by the reflection that
somo modern criticism might find fault
with the Sermon on the Mount on the
same grounds, and I fear that certain
portions of it would be very apt to
offend the breezy and bracy young man
of business as "goody goody" and
"namby pamby" in accordance with the
views of Mr. Bok. At the same time, I
do not deny that there are men in sur
plices, and shepherds ot Christian (locks,
who leave something to be desired In in
tellect and who are not masterful In
tho.r guidance ot the sheep. But If
they are blameless In action and devout
In ministry, they give no lamb an ex
cuse fo straying further than another
I probably am affected somewhat by the
bias of my class, but to my military eye
the weakness of the Protestant church
lies In a lack of subordination, of respect
for authority, ot unquestioning obedience,
and of absolute loyalty to the oath of
allegiance on the part of its clergy on
the one hand; and on the other, In a
sort of hero worship for the lights ot
the pulpit on the part of the laity, which
is as bad for the hero as for the wor
shiper; In the exaltation of the pulpit at
the expense ot the altar; In the loss of
reverence for the sanctuary; and In an
apologetic timidity of attitude concern,
ing the faith which keeps tt perpetually
on the defensive.
. If I mistake not, Christianity is a war
''against principalities, agalnstN powers,
agulnBt the rulers ot the darkness of this
world," and the virtues of all warfare
are not foreign to a successful campaign
In the battle of life. Loyalty, courage,
obedience, devotion, truth-telilng, un
selfishness, organisation, concentration,
actlvlty,-and above all faith In the cause
these are som of the qualities and
features ot successful warfare which the
young man would do well to consider
when he contemplates turning his back
on the church, because he Is offended Wltn
Dr. llaeckel has within a few years an
nounced the formal creed ot doubt. It
is a very excellent creed for its purpose
very thoroughgoing and uncompromising,
as as creeds should be and is much mor.
satisfactory as the expression of a state
of mind than the foggy compromise ot
the delBtlc or pantheistic rationalist. It
does not fuller or equivocate, but car
ries the processes of pure intellectualism
to their natural conclusion a plump zero
and presents Its followers with a divin
ity which la "the Infinite sum ot all
atomic forces and all other vibrations."
Let the young man choose his deity and
his associates, and having chosen, let
him above all things have the courage of
his convictions. He will find In' the "In
finite sum of atomic forces and vibra
tions" a progressive and up-to-date divin
ity not too "goody goody" for modern ac
tivities; and In his ministers, undoubted
sympathy with all that is hustling and
atfgresslve in -the affairs of men. From
Saint Andrew's Cross,
"The law of the harvest is to reap mors
than you sow. Sow an act, and you reap
a habit, sow a habit, and you reap a
character; sow a character, and you rtap
THE NEW WEED EXTERMINATOR.
Uncle Sam, In his capacity as publisher
of lra.eresli.ng booklets on a great variety
of topics, has Jutit had u, tai k with th
people of the counilry on the subject ot
"Weeds, and how tk kill them." He gives
the names ot a hundred or so of oblto
tloniabie weeds and describes methods ot
killing each one ,but tt seems as though
he hue fallen bdh.nd the times, for h
depends on the old fashioned plan ot
uprooting the weed, "spudJing'VIt out,
or carefully sprinkling it with noxious
ilqu.ds, and does not seem to have hearu
ot the iuitest sJhome for d tl.roying these
Intruders, wmoh has been tt Into txe
cifjion by some of the g.eu ro-iroads in
the far west, where the weeds grow to
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smiet.mes bstiruot travel. 'Pal is ai.
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Ground corunct.on is made through the
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2,000 to 21,000 votes, is carried out over
the tops of the weeds by means of a
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When 'the current is "on" the ,ve ds art
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a 1.1- n witvu rrnvi n
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Mr. Fred Miller, of Irlng, III., write,
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HIE BEASO'IS WHY
Scott's Emulsion of Cod-liver
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OR. EIUV JANSON,
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May be found In his office until II
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p. m., and from S until 7:30 evenings.
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PHYSICIAN AND SURGEON.
Office over Albert Dunbar's store
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