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While Amour "the Lands of the Skies."
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r?Tii wllrfu'Uy rerommend it to any one
' Sl of liver and boweU.
iconif: D. A. JENKINS,-
V ! ' N. 0. State Treasurer.' ,;
:!e by j jl (fAden and T C Smith &
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BY J. M. WEATHERLY,
wind pur, way.v orer rocis, wnose rablime m nature, and such tnc avenues
gray moss corerings; make of them the through which they reach our senses
bearded indices of centuries. By :the and impress their distinctive features
brink of a yawning chasm, whose mniwn our minds. t ; m . ,
known depths have echoed thft rumbling " Leaving these outward expressions of
thunders of ages-on and on, through nature, let us pass a few moments in
the mist an spray of forming clouds;: the-contemplation of those laws and
we wind our way until we reach! the the wondrous machinery of their ex
summit of the tallest cliff, whose awful pression and execution r provided in the
form lifts itself far above the haunts great laboratory of nature, lne phi-
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of beasts or the
The distinctive characteristics of man
are not alone in his endowments with
the ability : to perceive and reflect.
THere are higher attributes of human
n of n ra ovor af in rr na inn afi f nroffi-
fnrnnon wriirfi Ka atone can come into l in its solitary Grande
intimate relation witn ms creator, oy aramst ine sky aa a utuieb uuuu nwwi
which he may trace a kinship to the time has. registered the flight of S periods, universe.
Mightv Jehovah of the Universe. In the passage of epochs and the death pf j of matter
tne sweeps or nis imagination man may woncs.- nere view we scejie arvujiu
explore the great mysterious realm of you. Far below the clouds which we
infinitude, and course the boundless passed through, and f elf only as a morn-
uniVerse between tne material ana tne ingmist, nave iorrnea memseives imw
immaterial -until. he; reaches; the very roiling 'masses, and fgive the maiestic
throne bf Omnipotence and stands amid movement of a boundless ocean. Above,
the glories of celestial worlds. the glorious orb of day lights a burnish
The moral nature of man, though ed sky with dazzling spendors, and gives
very nearly allied toy his reasoning fac- to the ocean Of clouds below the browz
ulties, is yet a very distinctive part ed tint of an aerial sea. Silence reigns
of his bemg.andia nobler attribute, ma- inthe hush of an awful stillness. Mai
king him as a creature of the highest esfy, grandeur, power and glory are all
in the scale of created intelligence, I about us.- ri ow the rumbling echoes oi
fDEB.VlvK AND I V oo
:es & Spring Wagons.
: : RirKFiHii) & Huffman i '
i-ain and Guano Drills.
max H A Y RAKES.
Avbry's Hiding and Walking f
RriioMAS' irivimow , .
Melrapi Stow Cutters,
j Avery and Dixie PLOWS,
Lxtor Corn sia.ollr-.
femes and aouers,
SJtANll GRIST MILLS,
;M -Eismefahd lioilvr Fittings Guns,
Viflells, Cartridges, Waids and Caps,
ijcr nd Shot, Dynamite Fuse and 1M-:-j-Aie,
Shovels and Spades, Building
kariiiWrits. Oils and Varnisles,
IOME-RAISED CLOVER SEED.
twrftUluu .else usually kapt In First Class
fiiireiad lmmr nt Stores. 1 have on hand
-,! ol thealxn e. & offer them tor the Tiext
klii)! t(r lss money than they hate ever
ifciilntaiseouniry. ; - :
aoctk; W. SM1THDEAL
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CASH or OH TIMK
Tsfiii: ill classes ot purchasers, we have made
Kfmina to "sell these celebrated Wagons elth-
rasaoron Unjtime. So all who need wagons
NWiMealUidsce us soon.
JDIIS A.TJOYDEN, Agent,
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J. O. WHITE
I'M mart mbney than at anything else by taking
i'IHik arenrv fnrtlip hof ulllncr nut R
5occeeq grandlr. None falh Terms tree. -
"Sf IT rortiana, Maine.
HE BEST SMITH III
Hnu.i. TT. Fcjaicu w uu ail iiuus ui rc-
-crtendnjan-sstorg Salisbury; and try lne
AT THE HEAD!
I THrniiTrh his Derceptive faculties man a noise far below breaks upon the still-
is only brought in relation j with and ness, as it warns the valley cottagers of
sensibly realizes the existence'of an out- a coming storm. vThe vast reach from
side world while through these higher, mountain to horizon is, covered with
innate moral forces, he lifts his nature thickening clouds whose dark masses
above the sordid materialism of the act- roll high upon each other, like mighty
ual, and is inspired with thoughts and billows of the sea. From one to an-
experiences emotions far beyond the other of these the zigzag lightnings
powers of animal instincts or mere hu- play, and luridly light their grotesque
man reasoning.-. Here do wib find the forms as phantoms from a spirit world,
verv foundation the basis upon which Darker and denser the mass of clouds
rsts the argume&t for an; immortal becomes, and with a roaring rumbling
spirit whose iungeririgs are not fed sound the hoars bellowing of a mighty
with the sapless food of the material j wind are carried through mountain
world, and whose thirstinss are satiated gaps and echojwith demoniacscreams
only at the perennial springs of a life J among the chasms below. Nature now
that knows no ending. - ; is in wiia commotion, ine evenasimg
An aDoreciation of the grand idea of I hills tremble to their foundations, with
creation; of God, as the mighty, author peal on peal of bursting thunders, and
of heaven and earth, the Omnipotent everything seems to be passing away in
architect of the universe, can be had the wreck of universal ruin. So passes
only by knowing Him m jthe mani- this hour. Presently from the western
testauons Oi nis wotks, ana luy reaumg i iimn 01 me ureau scene, mc uiacn. pui
his presence in. all the marvels of creaJ broken clouds begin to roll away fas a
ion, meeting ms at every step of the mighty scroll, and trom their maeous
way trom .-the craaie to tne grave, j granaeur reveai 10 our vision a ceie ui
There is no veiled mvsticism. no shad-1 gldrv no language can portray. iThe
owy vestments of the supernatural, imperial god of day is passing to arioth-
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out in ail his wotks, a Deneucent; irea- er nemispnere, rooeu m an tue uiu
or reveals his presence to the inquir- and grandeur of an autumn sy. nehmd
ihg creature. A thousand fvoices fall he leaves a gilded crown oi splendor on
upon the spirit proclaiming his presence, the brow of mountains and hills, while
reioicinr in his praise and attesting his in his train a hundred fleecy clouds
maiestv. These come to the senses in i hold the gorgeous rainbow hues of his
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everv staee of existence, at; everv step own creation, ine aarK anu lenginen-
we make m the ..pilgrimage; of lite: It I mg shadows ot the valley tar oeiow.
mav be in the erentle whispering of a I seem the drapery of mourning, as if
zephyrs breath, or in the tempest of a they had felt the last warm embrace of
sweeping whirlwind: the sparkle of a the sunlight. This spreads from the
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dew-drop or the heaving duiows oi an vauev to ine nms, unui near wnepe we
cean, the soft beams ot a summer s sun stand the dark funeral curtain seeps to
6r the shivering bolt of an electric flash, rest its folds, and our tall cliff has lost
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the sweetmurmur ot a30lian music or tne glories oi tne uay anu is roreu m
the deep-toned thunderpeals of the con- the sable vestments of a coming hight.
vulsed heavens : all. all are but a "thou- For the first time in hours we become
sand oracles divine," proclaiming to conscious of our own existence, and
man's higher nature the majesty and I our thoughts turning to our own utter
lory of the omniscient Creator. The nothingness amid these surroundings ot
ighest of these innate endowments of grandeur, we are led involuntarily to
our humanity is that faculty through exclaim "Hot? marvelous are Thy works,
which we are enabled to' realize the Uh liord, uod omnipotent I
sublime in nature : the hisaest. because Soon another scene of the sublime
through these all the senses of our be- engages our attention. In the east the
ing are aroused and brought into full full orbed moon is brightening into a
realization of the grandeur land glory of soft and silvery light, while planets and
nature's wondrous works. I In the soft stars are fast appearing to adorn the
breath of a May morning whose danc- canopy of night. AVhile all is hushed
ing sunbeams gently kiss away the dew- below, and all the earth seems to have
droos from mvriads of flowers, we are settled into a quiet repose, the finna-
jead to the gentle slope of ;a woodlawn ment above is spangled with myriads of
hill, where, embowered inlacanonvof starry worlds, that give to us a grand
new-born leaves, a thousand feathered realization of the sublime. Contempla
sonsrsters lave their gav clUiriaee in the ting such a scene, his whole being lost
genial sunshine, and send iip a contin- in its grand realization, the sweet sing-
tied anthem Of praise in the sweetest er oi israei ana tnemignty monurcu oi
melody of music, A hundred sporting God's chosen people, losing sight of his
denizens of the forest leaplfrom bough own power and the glory of his impe-
fco bnuoh of atatslv irees. iovous in this rial rank, could but exclaim, "When I
gladsome day, while above - and around crnsider thy heavens and the earth, the
them the rich garments of spring give work of Thy fingers, and the moon and
to the scene the charmed expressions of the stars which thou hast ordained;
an actual naradise. Bevomd. a meadow what is man that thou art mindful of
richly carpeted in green, has coursing him or the son of man that thou
Ion its bosom the rippling waters of a shouldst visit him!" This exclamation
clear brook, whose reflected1 flashes of of King David is a full expression of
sunlight make an ornament for the ver- the -emotions we realize in the presence
nal goddess more beautiful than all the of a sublime manifestation of nature.
fabled diadems of Arabian: princes. Man must come in contact with some
We rest in tnis scene upon tneveivet i ooieci m nature, some creation vi me
robe of an ancient rock, ;whose;-grave Supreme Being, surperior in the vasb
and worn features seem to have harmo- ness of its structure,, before he can be
Dized with the charmingj reality about lost to his own self-importance, and
us. From the modest daisy, whose liny lose sight pf his own existence. It is
petals blush in the embrace of the sun- by comparisons that our senses are im-
beams, to the nch garniture of the for
est, all is enrapturing to our senses.
The delights of such a Scene and of
From the minutest particles
the grain of sand is formed
in obedience to a force so subtle and
etherial that finite minds ctn never
know its character : save, anU V)nly in
its expressions. The same law, moving
on with ever increasing- force, builds
fronx grains of sand the smiling .valleys,
the rolling ''plains the swellmg.hill
and piles up grand mountain chains to
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Dina continents togeiner, ana stana out
as signal stations of a world in the
great universe of creation. Following
on from solid to fluid formations, he
finds this law of attraction uniting by
affinities the subtle gases jand thin va
pors of the earth into sparkling dew
drops and then gathering up. these myr
iad gems froms of them "the . storm
cloud whose bursting fountains water
the thirsty plains with fruitful showers.
Reaching out into the ; infinitude of
space, he draws from the heavens the
great impulse of these laws and finds ih
a lightning's flash the energized expres-
of the law of I all existence.
Through this force more subtle than
a spirit s form, more etherial than the
air we breath, comes the pulsation of
his heart, beating m rythmic measure
the funeral march of a human life.
Through this force the bounding pulse
of nature is moved, and I thence comes
the animation of all living creatures.
By it the world is peopled with active
intelligences, the sea is filled with count
ess forms, the nrmameht on high re
ceives its thousandxglories and the earth
its garniture of beauties. Through
these laws come the regular develop
ment of form, the growth of trees, gras
ses and flowers, the movements of all
the fluids that course a thousand ave
nues of our bodies. By it, as by the
breath of the great Jehovah, man walks
he earth, and lives and has his being,
No circumstances or situation iu life
can separate us from the marvelous ex
pressions, of nature s wonderful works
No thick darkness of a dungeon, no
close cell can take us from the ever
present power of God in nature. It
meets us in every breathy in the pulsa
tions of the heart, the complete and
perfect adaptation of every limb and
every organ of the body to the necessi
ties of life. Nature s works are perfect
works, when the play of! her matchless
affinities are unrestrained, and the
rules of her actions are not modified by
the intervention of -art. But why
limit our thoughts to this single earth ?
The boundless infinitude of universe
upon universe through the unmeasured
and immeasurable expanse of eternity,
where time has never registered exist
ence and never known duration all
all is the grand expanse of nature's
mighty domain. Worn and wearied
our imagination rests where only suns
and systems begin to nil the great m
finitude of space, and coming back to
this earth is followed by the echoing
music of the spheres, amid the scenes
of glory that fill the earth, andwaits a
time, when disembodied it shall find
companionship with higher intelligen
cies and explore throughout infinitude
the marvelous works; bf the God of
nature. v M
such surroundings steal almost imper-
pressed, that we experience pleasure or
pam, or admire the superior excellence
ot a work or an achievement.
Canute, the flattered sovereign of a
UthVoi. , i . .
fo-tii 7 AUWW'wigea Leader is a
fi that cannot 1
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. Jf fittest UnnnW
Most Beautiful Wood Work.
ttanSv3c0thebc8t material. .
in eerv respect.
tl'Ire?, ,n- uoccupied territory.
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ceptibly upon oursensesl and as one mighty kingdom, surrounded only by
after another of these charming pictures sucn pieasmg i o Djects as o osequious
of the landscape meet the vision, we courtiers and boundless wealth could
become enraptured with the scene. provile, excelling in his pride and fan-
Such is the beautiful mnature awak- cied omnipotence, must challenge the
ening only the gentler emotions of the sublime in nature' before his imperial
human breast, a id moving us intuitive- vanity is rebuked, and he is made to re-
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iy to 0in the swelling chorus oi joyous anze tue superior power ana giory oi
praise to God the Creator. Gladly God ia nature. The challenged ocean
would we linger here and rest our souk derides the mandate of this proud mon
in this prototype of Eden's changeless arch, and its waters rush and roar and
beauties. The back grtlund of this sport with his imperial throne as with
scene in which we haVe been reveling the sands on its fretted shore. Over-
is skirted with & mountain! chain, whose whelmed - with the power he . could not
azure hues in the distance have only resist, the mighty monarch drops his
added to its' beauty. There let us go. sceptre in the sea, and declares to his
and from the beautiful,1 reach a yet subjects that "the God of the ocean is
higher manifestation of the glories of the Lord of Canute. The mighty era
nature. The nearer we approach what peror of France, while the tread of his
but a short while since seemed the dra- legions was sounding the death-knell of
pery of a lovely landscape scene, the principalities and kingdoms, would
more sharply defined its icharacter be-- stand uncovered in the stormblast, and
comes over hill-tops und through miles with each lurid blaze of lightning add
of forest me wind our wav. until at last his voice to the deep-toned thunder in
there is before us the might v form of adulation of a power he could not real-
an upheaval so great, so? jmajestic, : that ize among the myriad flowers of Mal
in its presence we feel at ionceihe awe 1 maison, or the quiet shades of St. Hel-
of a supernatural existence. Qn, we, ena. Such is the beautiful, suqh the
as a professor of the Theological Sem-
...MWW ' n tin it. 4. KA 1 ? A I a 1 "
itiaij, iu wc iui.crirciiDg me leacuing
of the Scriptures upon the question of
evolution, not in accordance with
heir ideas. Accordingly they in-
diiuuicvi me uirevuirs oi me oetni nary i
to take eps lo prevent this teaching. I
The measure adopted to secure this
end was the removal of Dr. Woodrow
rora tlie professor's chair.
The'ground that Dr. Woodrow now
akes is that this action , implied that
ie was guilty of hereny. This, how
ever, it is said, does not necessarily
ollow. for the book of church order
draws a distinction between heresy
and error, and by many leading cler-
gymen it is maintained that Dr.
Wood row's offense does not amount
to heresy,5 but is simply error in his
interpretation of the Scriptures upon
me Buuject oi ine creation ueueving
his teaching to be error, however,
boy were justified in insisting that it
should not be continued in the Sem
Whether it was error or heresy is
he question to be tried, and the subj
ect before the committee for investi
gation. Hie intelligence, prudence
and Christian character of the com
mittee give assurauce that the most
ample justice will be done both Dr.
Woodrow and the Synods. They have
this predicament to contend with. If
they sustain Dr. Woodrow they con
demn the action of the Synods.
Jn declaring Dr. Woodrow a here-
ic they have his reputation, intelli
gence, learning and Christian charac
ter to bear iu mind. The committee
will enter upon the work at once and
will strive to arrive at a just conclu
An adjourned meeting of the Pres
bytery will be held in this city at an
early day to receive the report of the
committee and try the charges against
Dr. Hood row. lhe session will be
full of interest, and will attract much
attention not only from members of
the denomination, but the public gen
erally. Augusta Chronicle of Sunday.
Kissing Pets. The habit of kiss
ing pet?, or ot handling and surely
breathing their exhalations, is fre
quently the cause of epidemics that
destroy whole families. It is a filthy
habit at best, but if mothers will un
derstand that the pet cat' or poodle
communicates its diseases of throat
and mouth to the child who carries
the beast in her arms, we woujd have
less of that class so fatal to children.
A writer in the British Medical Jour
nal says "it is a source of danger that
should be widely known and prevented."
Dr. James Woodrow Wants to know
Whether he is a Heretic or Not, and
Demands a Trial by the Presbytery.
The delegates from this city to the
meeting of the Augusta Presbytery at
Union Point returned yesterday. A
full attendance of thj 'churches- was
had. Rev. Donald McQueen, of Mill
edgeville, was moderator, and Rev. J.
B. Morton, of Sparta, clerk of the
Presbytery. The usual statistical re
ports from the different churches were
read, and gratify accounts of progress
aud growth came from nearly every
one. The principal matter of business
before the'meeting was the considera
tion of a communication from Dr.
James Woodrow, late professor inthe
Columbia' Seminary i It was to the
effect that rumors in the public jour
nals and elsewhere were abroad charg
ing him with heresy.: That as this is
a grave offense in the ,Presbylerian
church, he asked his brethren of the
Presbytery to inquire into the matter
and if they found the rumors were
well founded toprepafechargesagaiust
him and try him tortlie offense.
The Presbytery having no discre
tion inthe matter but to take action
upon the communication as requested,
appointed a committee consisting of
Rev. H. M. Newtonj bf Union Point,
Rev. Wm. Adams, Rev. G. T. Goet
chius and Mr. James W. Wallace, of
Augusta, and Col. J. A. Billups, of
Madison, to examine into the rumors
complained of, and if they found that
they justified legal; proceedings, to re
port the same to. the j Presbytery.
This was the only action that could
be taken lyesterday and the status of
the case now seems tp be about this:
Dr. Woodrow was found by the fbur
Synods, who had jurisdiction over him
A writer in the St. Louis Medical
Journal advises young practitioners
never to make fun of au old woman's
remedy. The writer add?; "In 1830,
while practising in Madison county,
III., 1 was induced, by the represen
tation of au old woman, to make the
trial, in dysentery and diarrhoea, of
tablespoouful doses of pure cider vin
egar, with the addition of sufficient
salt to be noticeable, and it acted so
charmin&rlv that I have never used
A German paper states that eggs
may be kept perfectly fresh for a year
.i .i i ?
oy ruDOing meni wim vaseline, which
has been melted with three-tenths per
cent, of salicylic acid. The applica
tion should be made twice at an in
terval of a month.
A. C. HARRIS.i
Having purchased R. E. ReM's interest
in the firm ot Harris & Keid, 1 win comm.
linsincisa at mv old stand on Main street.
Thanking my friends and the public for
their liberal patronage nereioiore given, i
shall endeavor to ensure their continued fa
vor by keeping for the trade a complete
and full stock ol Fresn, irst-ciass
Fine Cigars and Tobacco;
and everything usually kept in my line.
Call and see me. Respectfully,
A. C. HAEKIS.:
Jan. 21, 1885. 3m
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