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the United States government hover over however good yon are. You say, —me in perished. Livy wrote ono hundred and
every violation of the letter lx>x.
flueace is insignificant." I tell you that forty books; only thirty-five of them re
There are thousamis cf men and women the scratch of a piu has sometimes pro main. .'Eecbylus wrote one hundred
in this country, some for personal gain, j daced lockjaw. Alas, it through curiosity, dramas: only seven remain. Euripides
DR. TALMAGE’S THIRD SERMON ON i some through innate depravity, some as many do, you pry into an evil book, • wrote over a hundred; only nineteen re
HARDIKG & HEATH. Publishers.
through a spirit of revenge, who wish to your curiosity is a3 dangerous as that of : main. Yarro wrote the biographies of
THE EVILS OF CITIES.
use this great avenue of convenience and the man who would take a torch into a over seveu hundred great Romans. All
intelligence for purposes revengeful, sala gunpowder mill merely to see whether it that wealth of biography ha, perished.
and diabolic. Wake up the law. would really blow up or not. In a menag i If good and valuable books have such a
lie Make* a Strong Point Against Those ' cious
Parents Who Take No Thought as to j Wake up all its penalties. Let every court crie a man put his arm through ths bars I struggle to live, what must be the fate of
Jne Copy, per year, iuajvsnce............... $2 00
What Their Children Shall Rewi—An j room on this subject bo a Sinai thunderous of a black leopard’s cage. The animal’s those that are diseased and corrupt and
>.:o popy. six month« in adranee............ 1 00
and aflame. Let the convicted offender.- hide looked so sleek and bright and beauti blasted at the very start. They will die 3S
Attentive Audience Present.
be sent for the full term to Sing Sing or j ful. H<* just stroked ix once. The monster the frogs when the Lord turned back the
seized him, and he drew forth a band torn plague. The work of Christianixation will
N ew Y ork , March 8.—The plague of Harrisburg.
I am not talking about what cannot be and mangled and bleeding.
go on until there will be nothing left but
pernicious literature formed the subject of done.
Entered at the j>ostofrice at McMinnville
I am talking now about what is be
O j , touch not evil even with the faintest ' good looks, and they will take the su
Dr. Talmage's sermon today, which was ' ing done.
Oregon, as second-class matter.
A great many of the printing stroke! Though it may be fclossy and premacy of the world. May yan and I live
the third of the wries he is preaching on 1 presses that,
gave themselves entirely tn beautiful, touch it not lest you pull forth i to see the illustrious day!
the “Ten Plagues of tbo Cities.” The the
publication of vile literature have been your soul torn aud bleeding under the
FIGHT THE BAD WITH THE GOOD.
Brooklyn Academy of Music was filled in 1
T he advertising R ates of Tur. TKtl-
gone into business less ob clutch of the black leopard. “But,” you
Against every bad pamphlet send a good
phoxf .-K egisteb ore liberal, taking in
the morning by a dense crowd eager to 1
pamphlet; against every unclean picture
consideration the circulation. Single
hear it, and at night at the C" iristian Her
kept off the rail trains of this country for good or bad without reading it?” There is send an innocent picture: against every
inch. $1.00; each subsequent inch, $.75.
ald service in the New York Academy of some
Special inducements for yearly or *omi-
song send a Christian song;
Music the doors had to lie closed long be- 1
Those of as who have l>een on book. I never knew an exception—some against every bad book send a good book;
fore the hour of service, there being no riodicals?
space available within the building for the rail trains have noticed a great change thing suspicious in the index or style of anil then it will be as it was in ancient
Jon W okk N kati . y Axn Q lk ki . v F. xf .< vted
more hearers. So large is the number of in the last few msnths and the last year or illustration. This venomous reptile almost Toledo, where the Toletum missals were
st reasonable rates Our facilities are
kept by the saints in six churches, and the
those every week disappointed of gaining two. Why have nearly all those vile period- , i .always carries a warning rattle.
the best in Yamhill county and ns good
admission that the project of hiring the icals been kept off the rail trains for some j The clock strikes midnight-. A fair form sacrilegious Romans demanded that those
as any in the state A complete steam
missals be destroyed, and that the Roman
plant insures quick work.
Madison Square Garden has again been re
vived. One citizen has offered to pay all eties for the purification of railroad liter i , The breath is quick and irregular. Oc- missals be substituted; and the war came
• * •
on, and I am glad to say that the whole
f.KSOHTtOSS OF COXDOLEXCK AK1> ALL OFIT-
the expenses if the Garden can be secured
warning to railroad companies, and warn and then dies out. The hauds tremble as matter having been referred to champion«,
tiary Poetry will lie charged for nt regular
and Dr. Talmage can be induced to preach ing
in it. The text of the preacher’s discourse boys, to keep the infernal stuff off the though » guardian spirit were trying to the champion of the Toletum missals with
shake the deadly l»ook out of the grasp. one blow brought down the champion of
was taken from Ex. viii, G, 7: “And
A ll t oMMLNicvTioxs M ist B e S igxeu B y
Hot tears fail. She laughs with a shrill t be Roman missals.
Strange things are going on among the frogs came up and covered the land of trains.
the person who sends them, not for pub
voice t hat drops dead at its own sound.
So it will be in our day. The good liter
lication, unless unaccompanied by a “non the farmers of the West. In Kansas Egypt. And the magicians did so with hibited the most of that literature even The
sweat cn her brow is the spray dashed ature, the Christian literature, in its cham
<le plume.” but for a guarantee of good they are organizing societies to“prevent their enchantments, and brought up frogs from going on the news stands. Terror
foe God and the truth, will bring
faith. No publication* will be published
the land of Egypt.”
■ has seized upon the publishers and the strikes four, and the rosy dawn soon after down the evil literature in its champion
the foreclosure of mortgages and the upon THE
nnless so signed.
ANCIENT PLAGUE OF FROGS.
in impure literature, from the fact begins to look through t he lattice upon t he ship for the devil. I feel tingling to the
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leasing of farms sold under foreclosure. There is almost a universal aversion to I dealers
that over a thousand arrests have been
AmiHKss A ll CoMufNK atioxs . E ither F or
and yet with the Egyptian they were made, and the aggregate time for which pale form t hat looks like a detained specter tips of my fingers and through all the
the editorial or bnsim-s departments, to In Minnesota they refuse to| pay their frogs,
of the night. .Soon in a mad house she will nerves of my body, and all the depths of
Tin: Triirimsr-REuisTF.i:, McMinnville. assessments to“a live stock ¡insurance honored, they were sacred, and they were the convicted have l»en sentenced to the mistake her ringlets for curling serpents, my soul, the certainty of our triumph.
objects of worship while alive, and after prUon is over ono hundred and ninety
death they were embalmed, and today their years, and from the fact that about two and thrust her white baud through the Cheer up, oh, men aud women who are
ol the prison, and smite her head, toiling for the purification of society! Toil
S vmpi . e C opies O f T he T elephone -R egis man who sites them. A St. Paul dis remains may be found among the sepul million of their circulars have been de bars
ter will be ¡nailed to any person in the patch says:
chres cf Thebes. These creatures, so at stroyed, and the. business is not .••.«profit rubbing it back as though to push the scalp with your faces in the sunlight. "If God
United States or Europe, who desires one,
once to the Egyptians, at divine able a« it used to be.
Live Stock Insurance company, of tractive
brain!” Oh, stand off from that! Why
free of charge
Lady Hester Stanhope was the daughter
behest became obnoxious and loathsome,
THE LAW! THE LAW!
will you go sounding your way amid the ! of the third Earl of Stanhope, and after
Fergus Falls, has sued a number of and they went croaking and hopping and
W k I nvite Y ou T o C ompare T he T ele
her nearest friend.« had died she went to
phone -R egister with any other paper farmers in Norman county for assess leaping into the palace of the king, and our great cities been purified? How has so such a va^t ocean in which you may voy the far east, took possession of a deserted
published in Ya mliill county.
ments due, which the farmers had re into the bread trays and the couches of the much of this iniquity been balked? By age. all sail set?
convent, threw up fortresses amid the
and even the ovens, which now are
fused to pay. The suit came oft' yes people,
suasion? Oh, no. You might as
W1IAT 13 A BOOK?
mountains of I<ebauon, opened the castle
uplifted above the earth and on the side of moral
go into a jungle of the East Indies
We see so many books we do not un I to the poor, and the wretched, and the sick
All eubsc riberg who do not receive their terday, and the farmers were at Ada in chimneys, but then were small holes in the well
pat a cobra on the neck, and with pro derstand what a book is. Stand it on j who would come in. She made her castle
paper regularly will confer a favor by im- a crowd to light their case. John earth, with sunken pottery, were fille<l i and
argument tty to persuade it that it end. Measure it—the height of it, the I a home for the unfortunate. She was a
.nedialely reporting the same to thin office. Erickson, of Fergus Falls, secretary of with frogs when the housekeepers came to found
wrong to bite and to sting and depth of it, the length of it, the breadth ' devout Christian woman. She was wait-
look at t Lem. If a man sat down to eat a
the insurance company, was the man frog alighted on bis plate. If he attempted to poison anything. The only answer to of it. You cannot do it. Examine I ing for the coming of the Lord. She ex-
tliat worked up the insurance in the to put cn a shoe it was preoccupied by a ' your argument would be aa uplifted head the paper mid estimate the progress i peeled that the Ix»rd would descend in per
and a hiss and a sharp, reeking tooth struck made from the time of the impressions son, and she thought upon it until it was
Thursday, March 12, 1891.
county. When the farmers found that | frog. If he attempted to put his head upon into your arteries. The only argument on
clay, and then on to the bark of i too much for her reason. In the magnifi- ,
he was there to light them they were
for a cobra is a shotgun, and the only argu trees, and from the bark of trees to papy I cent stables of her ]>alacc she had two I
i a frog.
THE LIGHT SPREADING.
infuriated and decided to scare Him in Frogs high and low and everywhere; ment for these dealers in impure literature rus, aud from papyrus to the hide of wild horses groomed and bridled and saddled
the clutch of the police and bean soup in beasts, and from the hide of wild beasts and caparisoned and all ready for the day
to relinquishment of his claim against loathsome frogs, slimy frogs, besieging a is penitentiary.
Tho law! The law! I in on down until the miracles of our modern in which her Lord should descend, aud he
If n resolution like the following had them. They procured a rope and went frogs, innumerable frogs, great plague of voke to consummate
the work so grandly paper manufactories, and then see the pa on one of them and she on the other should
been adopted by a democratic legisla to Mr. Erickson’s room nt the hotel.
per, white and pare as an infant’s soul, «tart for Jerusalem, the city of t he Great
i magicians said there was no miracle in begun!
Another way in which we are to drive waiting for God's inscription.
ture nobody would have had any occa The leader told him what they came this, and they couid by sleight of hand
King. It was a fanaticism and a delusion;
this plague of Egyptian frogs is by
A book! It took all the universities of but there was romance, and there was
sion tor surprise:
for, and after some parleying and flour produce the sama thing, and they seemed bock
the minds of our young people with the pxst, ail the martyr fires, all the civil splendor, and there was thrilling expecta
W hereas , The farmers of the Pa ishing tlie rope, Mr. Erickson threw to succeed, for by sleight of hand wonders | a filling
cific cosst use about 35,0H,<w» grain up his suit and gave tile farmers n re may be wrought. After Moses had thrown say that al! lhe books and newspapers in all the defeats, all the glooms, all the
All, my friends, we need no earthly pal
down his staff and by miracle it l>ecame a
bags each year; and, whereas, ,.f that
families ought to he religious books brightnesses, all the centuries to make it freys groomed and saddled aud bridled and
number only 5,000,000 are of local man lease of the company’s claims against ■ serpent, and t hen he took hold of it and by our
caparisoned for onr Lord when he shall
, miracle it again Ixecame a stall, the serpent
ufacture anil do not effect the price of them.
I charmers imitated the same thing, and to bo sung to the tune of “Old Hun ' A book! It i* the chorus of the ages; it come. The horse is ready in the equerry
imported sacks; and, whereas, the tax :
of heaven, and the imperial rider is ready
The Nicaragua canal is second in ini- j i knowing that there were serpents in
upon material of which these sacks are
to make the young old. I would i queens and oratorsand poets and historians to mount. "And 1 saw, and behold a white
made is almost entirely collected on the portonee, of course, only to flic Suez i Egypt which by a peculiar pressure on the attempt
rather join in a crusade to keep the
out If» , ri .*t you. If I worshiped horse, and be that sat on him had a bow;
Paci ic coast; and, whereas, the tariff canal among the great works of modern i neck would become as rigid as a stick of young young. Boyhood and girlhood I come
anything on earth I would worship that.
a crown was given unto him; and he
tax imposed ujion grain bags has not times. The refusal of the United States j 1 wood, they seemed to change the serpent | must not be abbreviated. But there are If I burned incense to any idol I would and
went forth conquering and to conquer.
into the staff, and then, throwing it down, i
increased the amount <>1’ the local pro
And the armies which were in heaven fol
duct and has not increased the numlx-r government to take charge of this work I the staff liecame the serpent.
So likewise these magicians tried to imi phies, good works of fiction, good lx>oks of good books, healthful books, inspiring I lowed him o:i white horses, and on his
of white laborers employed in such in under the administration of President
and ou his thigh were written,
dustry, and has not increased the wages I Cleveland Ciiused a temporary stispen- tate the plague of frogs, and ¡»erhaps by of the young, so that there will be no more boo’,:< ■ f women, Book of God. It 1? with vesture
King of kings, and Lord of lords.” Horse
smell of food attracting a great number of
of any employe, but has only resulted ' i sion of tho enterprise.
Leaven, mount! Cavalry of Gal,
them to a certain point, or by shaking
in an increase of the cost of the article,
is room for chaff in a bushel measure corrupt lite:
Upon the frogs swoop ride on! Charge! charge! until they shall
■ however, a private company was or- them out from a hidden place, the ma there
Io <onsumers; therefore, lx- it
I depend much for the be hurled bock on their haunches—the
sometimes seemed to accomplish which is already filled with Michigan I with these (
l'cwlved, by the senate, the assembly | ■ ganized. and in another shape the gicians
literature upon black horse of famine, and the red horse of
same miracle. While these magicians wheat.
concurring. That our senators and rep United States government has again the
£'» • > books carnage, and the jiale horse of death.
made th*! plague worse, none of them tried •
resentatives in congress lx- requested Io taken it up—a shape in which it is said to
use all honorable means to have the
on!j’ five of
the land of Egypt, and the ma-| States today under twenty-one years of I Poly bin <
duty on grain bag*, l>url:i|>s. gunnii-s that the constitutional difficulties in covered
Alex Hudson, of Pendleton, is visit
did so with their enchantment, and •
or gunny elotli abolished.
the way of the original plan have !>een gicians
ing in the city.
brought up frogs upon the land of Egypt .” ■ der sixteen, under fifteen, under fourteen, I oeriahi'll
under thirteen? Walk along ono of the
But it happens that these sentiments avoided. This matter has Ixx1!: in the
THE MODERN PLAGUE OF FROGS.
corridors of tho Tombs prison in New York
have Ix-en expressed by a Ixxly which hands of the finance committee of the Now that plague of frogs has come back | and
look for yourselves. Bad books, bail
i« republican bv a three-fourth* major senate during this session of congress, upon the earth. It is abroad today. It is 1 newspapers bewitched them as soon as
smiting this nation. It comes in the shape ’
ity in both branches—so strongly re of which Senator Sherman is chairman, of corrupt literature. These frogs hop into they got out of lhe cradle. Beware of all
publican that it is throttling ballot re and this committee ha« prepared a fav the store, the shop, the office, the banking those stories which end wrong. Beware
ail those books which make the road
form and pushing through a scries of orable report for an appropriation to house, the factory—into the home, into the of
tliat ends iu perdition seeni to end in Par
gerrymander* designed to deprive dem ! push the work to completion. An ex- cellar, into the garret, on the drawing room ; adise Do not glorify the dirk and the pis
table, on the shelf of the library. While |
ocrats of the right to share in their own ' planation of this report anil of the coni- the lad is reading the bad book t he teacher’s tol. »Do not call tho. desperado brave or
government. It is the California legis i mittee’s reasons therefor, a« well as of i face is turned the other way. One of these the libertine gallant. Teach our young
people that it they go down into the
lature which distinctly calls the tariff; the commercial importaii'-e of the canal ’ frogs hops upon the page. While the young swamps and marshes to watch the jack-o’-
a tax, and asserts that a tarift'duty im-' itself, will be made in tin- Forum for after retiring at night, reading by gaslight, lanterns dance on the decay and rotten
|K>sed for the alleged purpose of pro March, by Senator Sherman himself. one of these frogs leaps upon the page. ness they will catch the malaria aud dealh.
“Oh,” says some one, “I am a business
tecting an important industry “has He goes into detail in explaining the Indeed they have hopped upon the news man,
aud I have no time to examine what
not increased the amount of local pro financial aspects of the plan, as well, stands of the country and the mails at the my children read. I have no time to in
postofiice shake out in the letter trough spect the books that come intomj house
duct, and has not increased the num- of cottrse, as its political bearings, and ■ hundreds of them. The plague has taken
lier of white laborers employed in such thus ift oner thrusts the subject forward at different times possession of this coun hold.'' if your children were threatened
try. It is one of the most loathsome, one with typhoid fever, would you have time
industry, an,l has not increased the • as a matter of public concern,
go for the doctor? Would youli ive time
of the most frightful, one of the most to
wages of any employe, but has only re-;
ghastly of the ten plagues of our modern to watch the progress of the disease? Would
you have time for tho funeral? In the
suited ill an increase of the <-ost of the-
of my God I warn you of lhe fact
decided the case of Mrasliall, Field & cities.
articles to consumers.’'
There is a vast number of books and preseuco
that your children are threatened with
If the legislature will bear with us a !
and spiritual typhoid, and that un
never to see the light. They are moral
moment we may remind it that this is | of customs, involving the validity of ought
less the thing lie stopped it will be to them
precisely what the Examinn' ami the the McKinley bill. He said: “The . swelter with a moral epidemic. The great funeral of body, funeral of mind,' funeral
soul. Three funerals in one day.
democratic party said in 1888 when best disposition the court'can make of est blessing that ever came to this nation of My
word is to this vast multitude of
California was making up her mind ! the matter is to affirm the decision of is that of an elevated literature, and the young people: Do not touch, do not bor
scourge has been that cf unclean row, do not buy a corrupt book or a cor
whether to like the Mills bill or not. * the appraisers at New York anti allow greatest
literature. This last has its victims in all
The Mills bill proposed to abolish the I the case to go directly to the supreme occupations and departments. It has rupt picture. A book will decide a man’s
Igppre-ent one of A J Apperson s Trials
for good or for evil. The book you
helped to fill insane asylums and peni j I destiny
taxes on grain bags and burlaps, just I
read yesterday may have decided you for
as the legislature is vainly asking the |
I time and for eternity, or it may bo a book
shame. The bodies of this infection lie in
McKinley congress to do. But the chain of reason advanced by the appel the hospitals and in the graves, while their | that may corns into your possession to-
fears that foreign competition might' lant, anti it might lie difficult for the souls are being tossed over into a lost I morrow.
THE iWYER OF A GOOD BOOK.
injure the deserving Chinese and con argument to be met by the other side. eternity, an avalanche of horror and des A good book—who can exaggerate its
fintl that this is tho largest Store in tlic County.
vict labor employed in the local jute
| power? Benjamin Franklin said that his
tin<l that that the Stock is always Complete,
milts led the fanners of California to come the operating mechanism by That counted its victims by thousands, but I reading of Cotton Mather's “Essays to Do • >.
find tliat Customers arc always treated well,
in childhood gave him holy >t«pira-
vote unselfishly against relieving them which the government collects its du this modern pest has already shoveled its I Good"
4. i find that Everyone gets his money’s worth there,
millions into the charnel bouse of the mor
selves of these burdens, and their rep
clarcd that a biography lie read in
o. i iind that the Goods are the best,
dead. The longest rail train that ever
• »1 gave Mm all bis subsequent <». ■ find tliat the Stock is the largest in Town.
resentatives in congress have carried ease might seriously disarrange the ex ally
out their instructions by voting con
not long enough nor large enough to carry ‘ prosperities. A clergyman, many years
7. i find that the Goods arc bought as near direct from Manufac
fiassing to the far west, stopped at a
sistently with the MeKinleyitc« to pile There should be finding of facts that the beastliness and the putrefaction which ' I ago,
turers as possible, and upon Lowest and Best Terins--No
this court found the case of sufficient have been gathered up in bad books and
Baukrupt or Auction Goods.
newspapers of this land in the last twenty j thing from ikxi<lridge s “Rise and Prog
Now that the niemliers of the legisla
find every one goes there l’or Bargains.
years. The •literature of a nation decides ress." It seemed that she had borrowed
ture, their wits sharpened on the grind supreme court." An appeal will Ito the fate of a nation. Good books, good ' the book, and there were some things si..- o.
find the prices tlie lowest, quality considered,
Is just the place for a Small Farm; only three-fourths
. wanted especially to remember.
morals. Bad books, bad morals.
stone of the Farmers’ Alliance, have prayed at once.
find that the quality of flic Goods istlic best.
The clergyman had in his sacucl a copy IO.
THE LOWEST OF BAD LITERATURE.
mile from Railroad station and one and one-half
made up their minds to believe what
iind that this Store ¡'.as the Latest Novelties and greatest Va
The whole civilized w orld is shocked
I begin with the lowest of all the litera lot Doddridge's "Riseand Progress,” and 11
miles from Steamboat landing.
the Examiner told them three years, at the arrest of a Brazilian mulatto who ture. that which does not even pretend to so be made her a present of it. Thirty
riety to select from.
may we hope that they will have the ; ha- Iieen livingoil human flesh, but in be respectable—from cover to cover a blotch : years passed on. The clergyman came 12. 1 concur with the other Jurymen that the whole Bttsiuess is the
that way, and lie asked where the woman
I have four lots as fine as can be found in Chand
consistency to accept the logical results what maimer is this ignorant depraved of leprosy. There are many whose entire was whom he had seen sn long ago. “She
most Complete in the City or County.
business it is to dispose of that kind of lit
ler’s addition. Cheap.
of their admission ? They say that the num, who ate human beings because eral ; r.\ They d isplay it before the school lives yonder in that beautiful house.”
tarill’tax on grain bags bus not increas he had no other way of satisfying his boy on ;iis way home. They get the cata He went there and said to her. “Do
remember me?" She said, "No. I
ed the home product, the amount of hunger, any worse than the thousands logue* vi schools and colleges, take the you
aud postoffice addresses, ard send do not.” He said. "Da you remember a
UPON THIS VERDICT I FIND
white labor employed nor the wages of educated, wealthy and in many names
gave you Doddridge'^ ‘Rise and
their uivi rtisenieRis, ami iheir circulars,
Ca.ll and. See
paid, blit lias merely increased the i cases personally refined employers in and their pamplets, and their books to Progress thirty years ago? " "Ob, ja-.-; i
remember. That book saved my soul. 1
price of the article to consumers. Sub-1 this country who wilfully and inten every one of them.
the book to all my neighbors, and
stitute tariff taxes in general for the tionally take advantage of the necessi In the possession of these dealers in bad loaned
literature were found nine hundred thou they read it and they were converted to
tax on grain bags and the statesmen at ties of their employes to grind their sand names and postoffice addresses, to God, and we had a revival of religion
GUILTY OF SELLING
Sacramento will have reached -olid wages down to the lowest j>ossil>lc whom it was thought it might be profit which swept through the whole communi
ty. We built a church and called a pastor.
ground at last.—.S’. /’. Examiner.
point that will keep soul and Ixxly to year 1873 there were one hundred and sixty- You see that spire yonder, don't you?
gether? Both the cannibal and the five establishments engaged in publishing That church was built as the result of that
THE LAST DAY.
grinding employers are living on hu cheap, corrupt literature. From one pub book you gave me thirty years ago.” Oh,
lishing nouse there went out twenty differ the power of a good book! But, alas! for
Sixteen years ago the republican par-1 man flesh, the ignorant one devouring ent styles of corrupt %onks. Although the influence of a bad book.
ty went out of power in the house of! it outright and the intelligent one over thirty tons of vile literature have I John Angel James, than whom England
Collections Promptly Attended to.
had u holier minister, stood in his
representatives and thereby closed a: wearing it out for his benefit, and of been destroyed by the Society for the Sup never
of Vice, still there is enough of it pulpit at Birmingham and said: "Twenty
Office Cor. Third and E Sis..
long era of corruption. On the lust | the two which is the greater sinner? pression
¡eft in this country to bring down upon us five years ago a lad loaned to me an in
night of the session the committe rooms:
the thunderbolts of an incensed God.
around the hall of tlie house were filled | It is probable that the republicans of In the year 1868 the evil had becothc so teen minutes, aud then I had to give it
back, but that book has haunted me like a
with revelry and feasting. The lobby-; the legislature of Illinois will unite great in this country that the congres* ;•! Bpeeter ever since. I have in agony of soul,
the United States passed a law forbidding
¡st were bidding good-by to their legis- > with the three fanners' alliance men the transmission of had literature through on tuy knees before God, prayed that he
obliterate from tny soul the memory
lative friends and partners.
in that Ixxly, and elect Streeter to the the United States mails, but there were wonld
it, but I shall carry the damage of it un-
The republican party is again going! senate over Gen1, r.d Palmer. Then- large loops in that law through which I i of
of toy death.” The assassin of
might crawl out, and the law
out of power in tlie house of represent»-; will be no gain in this, miles- it l>e criminals
was a dead failure—that law of 1868. But. Sir William Russell declared that he got
lives, having had a two years’ lease, the i thought a gain to keep an able man in 1873 another law was passed by the con the inspiration for his crimo by reading
second term with which the people j out of the senate because he is a demo gress of the United ¿States against the what was then n new and popular novel,
j “Jack Sheppard.” Homer’s “Iliad'’ made
have intrusted it sini-e they swept it in crat, and put a cheap blatherskite rep transmission o£ corrupt literature through Alexander the warrior. Alexander said
mails—a grand law, a potent law. a
to a minority by the tidal wave of 1874, resentative of debased money and crazy the
so. The story of Alexander made Julius
I Christian law—and under that law multi
Before that it had controlled the house suit-treasury schemes in the place.— tudes of these scoundrels have been ar | Caesar and Charles XII both men of blood,
rested, their property confiscated and they Have you in your pocket, or in your trunk,
for twenty years and lost it, as it lost .it Oi'ff/oHiai’. ____________
themselves thrown into the penitentiaries or in your desk at business a bad book, a
last year, by reason of it« flagrant dis
bad picture, a bad pamphlet? In God's
where they belonged.
honesty, its plundering, it« alliance]
name I warn you to destroy it.
THE CHRISTIAK PRESS.
with monopolies, it« utter corruption While a national organization of Now, my friends, how are we to war
women, holding a convention in Wash against this corrupt literature, and how Another way in which we shall fight
back this corrupt literature and kill the
Gn this la«t day, as then, tlie lobby is ■ ington. were telling the world about are the frogs of this Egyptian plague to be frogs of Egypt is by roiling over them the
BZ STILL A MINUTE AND LISTEN!
triumphant. Its legislative friends and .
exorable execution of the law. Let all good Christian printing press, which shall give
partners are robbing the treasury for; for business and professional life, the postmasters and United ¿States district at plenty of healthful reading to all adults.
these men and women are reading men
its benefit. The halls and commit its?- j United States senate was deciding ti;at torneys, and detectives and reformers con All
and women. Wh3t are you reading? Ab
rooms at tlie Capitol are swarming with ’ the Itoard of lady manager- of the cert in their action to stop this plague. stain from all those book
When Sir Rowland Hill spent his life in
men who are seeking enridinicnt at, World's l-’air was merely an ornamen trying to secure cheap postage not only they had some giod thir.
■ tut them.
the expense of the people. The appro-, tal appendage of the exposition.
ui Carltozi, Oreg'cn., lias til©
for England, but for all the world, and to have also an admixture of i
books that had two el
.its in them
priation ¡bills are loaded with spoils. I Germany has a Farmers’ Alliance open the blessing of the postoffice to all I read
honest business, and to all massages of —the good and tho bad. Which stuck
The Pacific Mail and the Thurber Bra that is growing almost as powerful in charity
aud kindness and affection, for to you? The bad! The heart of most peo
zilian steamship lines are to have pub-1 that country as its American proto all healthful intercommunication, he did ple is like a sieve, which lets the small par
This side of Portland.
of gold fall through, but keeps the
lie money poured into the holds of tiieir! type has already liecomc in the United not mean to make vice easy or to fill the ticles
Be sure and bring your feet along if you want to be fitted with
mail bags of the United States with the
vessels for doing the country the honor States.
Count Volt Moltke and Prim e scabs
cf such a leprosy.
of earrviiig its flag and to swell the pro- ifiismark, txith of whom are said to b- It ought not to be in the power of every amid steel aud brass tilings, gathers up the
For saw Gumming and other work.
Which has Just Arrived at the Opposition Boot and Shoe Store.
dL of their owners. The Central and practical fnrmei-s. have announced their bad man who can raise a one cent stamp steel and repels the brass. But it is gener
allegiance to the Farmers Alliance.
for a circular or a two cent stamp for a ally the opposite. If you attempt to plunge
Union Pacific railroads—I ollis J. Hun- «•
CYLINDER TEETH MADE AND LAYED.
letter to blast a man or destroy a heme. through a fence of burrs to get one black
tington and Jay Gould—have not in , djaucev y[. Depew has been arrested The postal service of this country must be berry you will get more burrs than black
Send in votir Machinery Early, so you can have it ready for harvest.
vain held out their hands for largesse. for manslaughter and ba« given bonds clean, must be kept clean, and we must all berries.
.¿kll ‘T77’oric ■¿7’7’$?,rranted..
Public building« are scattered about ga- In the «tint of $25,000.
UDdgrstand that the swift retributions of
HIE TELEPHONE-REGISTER. lore, and the clerks in the Capitol have PLAGUE OF BAD BOOKS.
been presented with a inoritli’s extra !
pay for earning tiicir salaries. The two
houses have vied with each other in j
their reckless efforts to gratify the lob-,
by, and the result 1« that the treasury:
is practically bankrupt and the pul>
lic debt ha« been increased R3.000,-
The Fifty-first congress dies like the
Forty-third—branded with corruption |
and extravagance. For two years be-;
fore—from 1S81 to 1883—since 1875 the
republican party held the house. Its!
corruptions killed its majority then as ■
they killed it before and as they have !
killed it now. In sixteen years it has1
been twice tried. The trial has been
frightfully expensive to the people and
has shown that the organization is still
a« bad and rotten as it was in 1875
when it yielded up its hold over the
popular branch of congress amid the ! >
fumes of champagne and the cheers of
the* plunderers.— .Vr?c lor/.- ll’or/rf,
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