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GARDNER & LYLE,

(Late GARDNER & Co., Opticians to the Queen, Buchanan St.,) Mathematical, Philosophical, and Electrical Instrument Makers.

SPECTACLES
And EYE-GLASSES, 2 to 60/.
ASTRONOMICAL TELESCOPES,
Tourist Pocket Telescopes, 6/6, 7/6, 10/6.
Sling & Rifle Range Telescopes, 30) to 105/.

PHOTOGRAPHIC CAMERAS & APPARATUS.
Our TOURIST FIELD GLASS, with Leather Case and Strap,
so much prized last Season, Price 31/, 35, 44), and 50%.

BAROMETERS, THERMOMETERS, &c. 53 ST. VINCENT STREET,

Established POCKET MAGNIFIERS. GLASGOW. Established

119 Years, Third Shop West from Buchanan Street. REPAIRS SENT BY POST PROMPTLY ATTENDED TO

THE

Sabbath School Magazine.

No, v.]

MAY 1, 1884.

[VOL, XXXVI.

Garfield in London. A RECENT number of the Century contains copious extracts from the journal kept by General Garfield during a trip to Europe with Mrs. Garfield in 1867, while he was yet a member of Congress. His life for a few years previously had been so full of action that he had but little time or taste for recording its events. But in starting for Europe he resolved to record the leading points that impressed him while abroad—first, because if he did not take notes he would leave much of the trip a chaos behind him ; second, because a somewhat particular statement of occurrences and impressions would probably some day be pleasant and profitable for his children. The following brief extracts will be read with interest by those especially who are directing their attention to the service of praise in the sanctuary :-“Went at an early hour down Regent Street, across Westminster Bridge, into that part of London called Newington, to the Metropolitan Tabernacle of the Rev. C. H. Spurgeon. By good fortune we were invited by a. pew-holder to take seats in his pew in the second gallery, and finding our shipmate, Rev. Mr. Goodrich, of New Haven, on the steps, took him with us. I did not intend to listen to Mr. Spurgeon as to some lusus nature, but to try to discover what manner of man he was, and what was the secret of his power. In the first place, th house is a fine building, and we had a good opportunity to examine it hile the people were assembling. It will seat comfortably at least se a thousand people. The popular estimate is ten thousand, but seven th sand is nearer the fact. The building was two-thirds filled before th nain doors were opened to the public. When they were opened, a gr i throng poured in and filled every seat, step, and aisle to the utmost. At alf-past eleven Spurgeon came in, and at once offered a short, simple,

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