Group Title: Southern Christian advocate (Macon, Ga.)
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Title: Southern Christian advocate
Uniform Title: Southern Christian advocate (Macon, Ga.)
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Language: English
Publisher: J.W. Burke & Co.
Place of Publication: Macon, Ga
Macon, Ga
Publication Date: September 21, 1865
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Subject: Newspapers -- Macon (Ga.)   ( lcsh )
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THREE DOLLARS PER ANNUK. PUBLISHED BY A COMMITTEE OF MINISTERS, FOR THE VI. E. CHURCH, SOUTH.


Vol. XXVIII.--No. 19. Macon, Ga., Thursday, September 21, 1865.

EV.IENING PRAYER he to rejoice with those that rejolee, or to weep. mesusGod has appointed for its nourishment! man who has stood by you in some of the most
I cometo thee tonight, with those that weep. How faithful, how gen- 3. Mlas 0, was "too busy" last week to pre- trying passages of your life, who has baptized
In a lone closes where no eyes can see, tle, how watchful and Jealous over their chris- pure her Sabbatn School lesson. She is teacher your obldren, buried your dead, rejoiced with
And date to claim an interview with thee, tian purity he is! of one of the upper classes, and hasa dozen in- you in your pleasures, wept with you in your
Father of e and light! He is li he Saviour his love of little teresting young girls intrusted to her care, sorrow, broken unto you the bread of life, and
children, instindsive know it, and are She doubts not the necessity of preparation; who has never been deterred by hector cold,
1 this harha ed the kn as fond of him Ris eye b htens when he sees but,. by some means, is mostly prevented. or night, or storm, fromapeeding to your abode
Withthy lease Spirit, ridola ce them, and he has ever aki word for them.- And the reason abe assigns is, that sh "too when you or your family were in circumstances
To aught o earthdPbe r ven try' He can often be seen at die Sabbath-school, and busy." Usually postponing the duty a the of distress.

An un db he o obr r look t efineed v it fri8endell em ni le .of he is lha etrdnd of tthhaet Seek matd ani o wh THE GOSPEL OF JUSTICE AND MEROY
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Thoug e maltee which I Eearescould brook little ones, and a pleasing remark, but he tries unprepared. She has not even looked at the Says Rev. Mr. Stanford, f England:
We me fkom :tel ,i .;, to drop into their young hearts a seed of divine lesson. She is, however, foung in her place; "The nature of the plea advanced by our
wisdom ere they be hardened, and he is qttick but her way of handling the lesson shows that Advocate is a new proof of His outlickney. and
If I have turned away to discern and encourage the feeble gerin of she has not studied it at honie. "Too busy!" a new motive-to stimulate our trun. When
Fromgriefor suffering which I ight reheve' piety that may show itself in their experience.. So the afternoon passes. A weary time! The a few since a Mohometan convert at Calcutta
carel theP pirfgater e'en to give, It iabeaulithl to see howho attractsthe young girls read, but she cannot keep their attention, came to Lal Behour, Sma for baptism, she
g e me, Lord, Ipray .. of both sexes, and exercises over themamystic Glad when the bell is rung, and.achool closed, Missionary asked b.m What was the vital
And teach me how to feel charm. Yet why should I call it mystic 7- she returns home, conscious that her work has point in which he land bl..bammodansm moaL
My ....(. I waniloring- 4.II. 5 -1-.Er.. .umer Powerful as his influence is, there is neither been anything but a pleasure, and her con. defective, and which he found thatchristiani.
.a c.: me.c.) .>P.ner.:y and e-1.gra-: *rur or1 mystery nor magio about it; for it is easy to science reproaching her with having wasted a ty satisfactorily supplied ?" His prompt reply
My s.r.u.I.a..-- to e....1 discover its sources. Grave,. dignified, sober, priceless opportunity of doing good. 2 was 'Mohammedanism is full of the meroy of
Father! my soul would be minded, all becomes a man of God, an ambassa- 4. Mr. D. has alwa s been **too busy" to pay God, and while I felt no real consciousness of
Pureys the drops ofeve's unsullied dew; dor ofChrrat, he is also, cheerful, social, acces. proper attention to #fe religioustrainmg of his guilt as the breaker of God's law, this satisfied
And as the etArs whose nightly course is true, ,,[.7=. There is nothing sour, gloomy, repulsive children. He, too, is a professor ofreligion. "I me; but when 1 felt my guilt, Ifelt that it was
Be would I be to thee ab.Nor his religion. His heart is full of peace and iny house will inerve the Lord,""ne said not with God's mercy, but with Hisjustice.that
Not for myself alone and love. Sometimes his conversation sparkles when he became settled in life. No doubt it I had first to do. Now to meet the claims of
Would I these blessings of thy 1... sI with wit; it is often pervaded with genial hu. would give him great satisfaction to. see his God's justice, Mohammedanism has made no
But for each penitent the wide ...., 13 mor; he is always frank, cordial, sympathetic. children converted. It would be a Wrong to provision, but this is the very thing that I have
Whom thou hast called thine own. They revere his piety; they confidein his warm, him to imagine him careless as to their eternal found fully-accomplished by the atoning sacri-
And for ab heart's best friends ener faithful friendsh A few years ago interests. To think of their being among the fice of Christ on the Cross; and, therefore,
Whose steadfast kindness o'er my painfial years won ve said they tra him as brother; lostin the great day would pierce his heart with Christianity is now the only adequate religion
Has watched todoothe afflietions, griers and tea perhaps they now look up to him ask father; sorrow; to see them on the Judge's right hand for me, guilty sinner.'
My warniesit prayer ascends. but yearedo not chill his interest m youth; would fill him with joy. Yet he is "too busy" "I can understand this convert's speech. A
they give it additional tellderness. His is a to use proper means for the conversion of his plea for sinners that does not aim to satisfy
Should o'er their path decline sanctified inSuence:-he watches over their soule childrqp. He is far "too busy" to have family righteoneness, does ziot satisfy the highest sep.
The light of gladness, or of hope or health, as one that must give account. worship, except on Sundays: "too busy" to sibilitiesof my conscience. Gospel of thouglft.
Be thou their solace, and therr 30y and wealth, Fhe poor of his community, especially those take his places their instructor, and form their less, indiscriminate, latitudinarian human mer-
As they have long been mine of his church, honor and love him, lie is fore. principles. None of his sons or daughters are cy does not win the consent of my judgment.
And now, O Father, take most in every effort to improve their condition. converted. The children of other parents have My heart refuses to trust a Saviour who would
The heart I east with humble faith on thee, It is true that he does noblend a credulous ear become decided, joined the church, and bid fair deny my guilt, or extenuate it, or plead that
And cleanse its depths from each impurity, to every applicant for alms, and some whose ap. to take the place of their parents when their for pure pity's aske it may go unpumshed. All
Por my Redeemer's sake. peals he felt compelled to reject have upbraid- heads are laid low; but his children are unde.. my soul stands up to contradict the theory of
[Hymns of the Age ed him as harsh and hard; but hesearchesnar. cided. Noi do they manifest the least incline. salvatiozi by an expedientthatalightssuspends,
-*-- rowly and with pains into the merits of each tion to attach themselves to the Church of or changes the moral law. Tome, such a change
Erom the Episcopal Methodist case thatgrought to his attention, and both Christ. They might have so decided long ere is inconceivable. Perhaps I can dream of a
A MODEL PASTOR. his purse and his time are}berally expended this, probably would have done so, d they day when gravitation may cease to not, when
Never mind who sits for the ichire. If I iu the relief of the deserving. He is a frequent been rightly trained, and had not their father the old attractions and affinities, the old pow-
should call his name, those who do not know visitor in the humble abodes of poverty. His been always "too busy" to do it. ers of air and light, the old laws of combina-
him might charge me with flattery, and those aid is not confined to giving money; his advice, And so with many. Alas! some are too tion and solution, may loose their hold. It is
who do, with indelicate praise. I do not wish his active services, his spiritual ministries are busy" to seek salvation; "too busy" to prepare not for me to assert the essential ithmlitability
him to recognize himself ; indeed his humility as freely givign. There is so much of delicacy, for death; too busy to lay up treasure in of mere physical law, but I am safe that the
will guard him against suspecting that he can consideration, generosity, such an appreciation heaven. And thus many miss heaven because law which declared 'the soul that sinneth it
be meant. Perhaps our church is 86 ti@h in of their fettlings, and overlbow of genuine chris. they are too busy to strive for it; and fall shall die,' will never change until there is
shepherds of the same sort, that a score of tian charity in his intercourse with them, as to into hell because they are too busy to heed change in that Divine Nature of which it is the
names will be suggested to different readers, put them entirely at ease with him, and doubly the voices which warn them to escape it. Un- transcript and expression. Right will alwfya
each as the original of this description. Lest enhance the material help his liberal brethren speakable folly I Religion is the grand business be right; justice RDd trUth Willendgreforever e
some brother should surmise thatI am seeking enable him to offer, a of life, and it is unpardonable to neglectit. We and not even the mandate of an omnipotent
to point out his deficiencies for censure / I have spoken of him as a practical man : I must take time from other things and attend to will can change the essence of a moral act, or
drawing the contrasted charader of this good will diention one other illustration of this qual. our souls. God sent us into the world fors dis- stop its retributive isshes of weal and woe.
man, and should be angry at the offensive per- "ity. He not only work self but he puts tinct purpose. When "diligenowin business When, therefore, any theorist offers to me a
nonality, I disclaim at the start all such des n every one else to work. e has a quick, ob- robs God and the soul, it is sinful. We cannot scheme of mercy that makes no provision for
I know oxie, at least, who will beapt to feel he servant gye to discover the varied talents of the neglect God's wors without guilt. Let us ziot meeting the stroke of inevitable Isw, I know
implied reproof of his shortoomings; but as he members of his charge, and great tact in draw- deceive ourselves. "Whatsoever sman soweth, by this token that, although he may speak
has few stronger friends than the writer, I will ing them out and disciplining them for the that shall he also resp."-Bev. I. E. Page. like an angel of light, he ise-no messenger of
not fear that he will take umbrage. Master's use. This young man he questions so God; but soon as -inspiratio tells me of a Sa-
One of the valuable traits in the character of as to bring forth the confession that in his 88- From the Central Preebyterian. VionfWhose ple& for meroy magniBes law, and
this excellent man which have struck my mind cret soul there has been felt a call from God to DEBTS OF HONOR. who plants on the very rock of righteousness,
with the greatest force, is the freshness and ap. the w6rk of die mins try; another he makes a The scarcity of money and tire stagnation of the cross by which He saves me---in thirgospel
proprjateness of his preaching. Kia sermons leader over a class; a third has the character business throughout the South, is telling severe. of common sense I find the Saviour I need, the



this class of presoners we have needost ear- There are few drones his hire. cause of the insufficiency of their moome. hats cess of salting meat, the discovery or device of
neatly and incessantly to pray: Good Lord, de I will only add that he is "an example of the is to be lamented. A minister stimot ord ]Yr. Morgan, Professor of Anatomy in de R3yal"
liver us I There are men in the pulpit who believers, m word, in conversation, m charity, rily be useful, whose.gsind isaprey to anxieties College of Surgeon eland. An experiment
seem to think that the old gospelis stale, worn in spirit, in faith, in purity." as to the mamtenance of those dependent on was made in this process yesterday at aslaugh.
ent, effete; that one who confines himself to him' tearing establishment in as may A Isrge num.
its teachiangs is potup to the demands of this AR "TOO BUST., If he has to resort to some on r obecupation ber of intelligent gen emen were present, to
restless, moving age. Politics, philosophy, scis Simple words! Used by all sorts of persons; r8tch sp epso estim wphiem t w e teal witness the operatioAluding such magnates
ence,4tarrent events, the very latest news and by earnest men wHo are really doing some- his church could it bedevoted topastoralwork in the pork and beet packmg line, as Mesare.
sensation, are seized by them to furnish matter thing, and by others whose busy idleness ae- and better for himself, since he is in danger of Ames, J. J. Roe & Co., Whitaker, Ashbrooke
for the sermon, or to lend it charm for minds complishes nothing; used as an honest reason become secularized by his extra ministerial and Rayba. .
that are wearied py evangelical topics, and re- and as a lazy excuse. To si. Morales 6, at [an The bullock on which the experiment was
qmre excitement. They are ever striving to times in ood sense, .0.1 sometime an .2 bad c.sin her cases, such shifts as ghese are abso- perfogned, weighed nearly 1,000 pounds gross.
surprise, to startle their hearers, to lithet and one. lately necessary, but where congregations can .After it was stunned by a blow on the head; an
gratify their curiosity, to learn some strange They are used in a goo se when an earn- relieve their pastors from the necessity of these "Incision was immediately made into the cheat,
thusg. But the minister of whom I write is est man pleads that he is brisy to attend to double callings, they are under every obligation and one of the chambers of the head perfora-
content to imitate Paul; he is resolved to know inth s. S d Nehemiah, lieset by malicious to do so. It is to be feared that someWrf our ted. The trr.A; c--r.v.al .= then described : "A
nothing among men save Christ and Ilim cru- men us.> i have hindered his great enter- churches are making the hardness of the times pipe is arroduced thro.qis the opening in the
cified; hexsready to say thoughanangelpreach prase, replied to them,."I am doing a great an excuse for not meeting the claims of their left ventricle ir to rt.e .0.1.=. the n.aul artery of
any other gospel, he should be accursed. The work; sothat1 cannotcomedown; why should astor as they should. the systemic (Ironisis-ma. nod there firmly se-
atonement of C t, the work of the Spirit, the the work cease while I le nd come down In nearly every church, there are at least a cured by a ligature, which embraces al Age
care of Provide ; and eternal rewards, are the to you?" Or when some la orei in God's great few members who are not impoverished, and pulmonary artery, to prevent the escape o the
staple of his discourses from the beginning to harvest-field, with his work before him, is as- whose melths are as ample as ever. In the fluid into the bugs agd out of the animaPs
the end of the year. They would be profitable sailed by idle talkers, who would divers his at- country, there are some who have more than mouth. The pipe la furnished with a stopoock
in any age or land of earth; they might be mention, replies, "I cannot afnd to contro- one crop of cotton yet on hand, and in town and connected with a hoseleading from a tank
preached in Jerusalem, Rome, London, Paris, versy. See, my heart, hands, and head are there are other who are pursuing branches of contaiping the preserving fluid, at an elevation
Boston, Richniond. They are fullof God's own full; trouble me not; I am too busy." Then business whose rofits have not been affected above the place where the operation is perform.
unchagmg truth. Neither is there any me- are the words rightly used. Andghus do work- by the war, and who fre now as prosperous as ed sufficient by the weight of the column of
retriezous novelty about his style. There la no ing Christians meet their doubts at times. It er. Men thus circumstances, ought not to liquid to overcome the resistance of the blood-
nifected and a entatio use of I oo on etis h sha ,doouubrtnTt I s re m le ob as om ve a finia is thezi turned onby thestopcock,

Eorgeous erubellishment by thermaginatiozi, of ing accepted God. The hqprty laborer for it, they should ezideavor tolighterftheburdens and in a few moments will appear at the right
elegance or rudeness, of the tragic orthe com. Christ is at usy" to listen to suggestions of others, by their own more more abundant side of the heart, leamag from the incision with
ie; no trick of voice or gesture. Simplicity from the enemy as to whether he really is on liberality, and they should show their pastor some force. When the blood has been entirely
marks his preach He has an honest, ear. Christ's side, really is in the vineyard or not. how much they love him and value his labors rinsed out andthe animal heat destroyed, a.
ni n llN iritens he Indnadarteaftesh, isw s re bi evidence, antdesstrongGoM byMdnotingmorethan o own c mnotrab m 1se 1 d Teh fth atnhde Top
They are specially adaptedrolbeneed: of store blessed Spirit. Talk not to him about doubts zes Providence has emiledp bewar lest t the vessels, and wheathisisfullyacconipliphed,
he serves. ** I have heard to day ,war .vb as I as to his personal salvation! He has lefs e, ey the pipe is withdrawn from the sorta, the lip..
nave needed to hear," as the frequent common in the hands of the Master, who said, "So liat yieldxtcon mCatja l e a loritnotphe ture tightened, and the operation complete.----

:th Che hour @ w k.' m o a "db a be he wh e hm n i in ij h o rd rt a nt
* The sermon was bi saFJ to me I 6- good words are gdod hen righ employed. At tions devolving on them. various tissues, which will require but a short
tdamd ti e irk im & sa ad t to sla isitno trifle.ts, auda shield illAstr t go 1 -f t.by uty, le1 them pe 11be seen by th.- above that the brine
If he had known my own heart, he could not Butsonistimestheyareemployed in a wrong neewhich they use or the gain of La Provi was carried through he II. shy substance by in,
have qbosen a warning, a comfort, a19E80n.that way. 1. Mr. A. so uses them when he makes dence; als stewards to whom ten talents havi jection into thbee vessels which are the chan-
betted Mited my case." It la precisely that he them his apo for the neglect of private de* been committed, let them so employ and im nels for the flow of blood in the livinLg animal.
h rodwhi thahbbse e'l e tor a Id mbelanand un Tm oH shabC9 twesh vTha atthw en r in rnodtu se oe s ei gbc ned I In d

m hises wr At mi a hes ovSbthem combs 'n to %aybexce fo a short times m fail totdno adut3 et mhdm o lead b Im ta.nd al teh titasu s 2 b th roing ym
them, isnd feels in them so deep and tender an "too busy" to leave business till a late hour. theilreown. Such, indeed, areotten discouraged in the tail showed that the brme had penetra-
Intereist, and informs himself oneerning their He is too tired to pray much at night; And by the stinginess of the -wealthier members of ted to that extremity. In short, the animal
circumstances and mner life, viefore there is thus passes Tuesday, and Wednesday, and the the church, but they must notdliminish their was butchered and salted, even 10 nthe bide, be-
always something new, ropriate, seasonable remainder of the week; and thus pass all his : contributions on that account; for while this '"d E'pironal, weltpreserved, all in the space
m what he says. The an who bands up in weeks and months. Keintends some day giv- I process of nice proportioning is going on, the or a new m.nutes. That, if it ze effectual, the

.irar.]a at theologyandalmerathlessiture, ar-A nis be bear. do not profithimas before; he thinks I to be true, that many of the most generous are be a Intle more udlinity rn removing the hid
mind 18 enrIahed enh stores of lanowley, and huminkler doesnoCpreach so well as he did; to be found among those in moderate circum- of the anime, but this sa but a crifirag disad
etedom gainered by pWhat remesren arni re- but La **too busy" to search for the real cause. stances, I want..ge. Tnal the exper.ment perf.-esly sue
tiest.an; but he in also a past..r no goan in ami Onnst has whispered more than once that he It is not word while for chureb inember. Ic, ceded an saluratinc the thou was the opinion
opt among his peopterobtle efit.conversea has left hi. **firms loire,"and has spoken in his wait for one another*, of to measure their ex- of all who rune-:ea n, and se, far was annrel
with them, emera into the r f--elenge out of kneart some awful words about loving the world, tributions by those which others maker samfactory.
what he seen, as wilill'ss oth of out he roads, but be has been *'too busy" to pay much attend Lat each do what he can, consulting only The savanag,-, of its, new over absold pr
h(a sermons are made. The rum-JJ of rue mad. Enon. Well los life A. if he does not, like the consesencemand honeatly endeavorin to dis- cess are claimed to be that a .arge quantity
usght oil be burn in hss study, a rallated by tradeeman who was "too busy" to take stock, charge his duty, em in th- a ght of the J.aord. nutritive matter--one-third-as saved by it
me freabneas of the sir ge takes by day, sis he discover himself -some day to be spirituaUy [ne e.-.ucer.on ot other a..tta m..y be.compel, thittunsonadfleshis readilydetectedfromth
walks from house to house. bankrupt. 1,.1-those able are due f.-r panoral support greater didiculty of impregna.ting it, And tha
It folicyehas:A matter of course, tirst his 2. ExcE. ever employs the words b his res* cannot be, and on that vers account are all the it saves much expense of materials, labor an
flook know un. They are familiar not nMy son for being found so seldoniat his class, still more sacred. They are an the usghou sense of time his said to have been pronounced b
",$.6 n ru a / a a I adMomear sh Pni b nah n an a ntaTH e ,T tand e TWeare B n LeD emmo a at a



didel that be la interested in whatever concerns their presence. ut he is too boat." s.> the regards of his peop -and laims that mere of thelprocess, and that it.has been a ed
their welfare, and are free to ask his counsel Ideof his soutlanguighesr and. while his trade money alone can near .andy. severs beef and porld-psoking establishmen
and sympathy. When theyaresicker troubled, thrives, there surgothis seal to empued; his here are r.ome things watch gold can never abroad.-St. Louis Republican,
hey expect comfort from his Instrizatlpns; and and is dying, and his hopds of heaven clotided. bay..-shme kindnesses which monghwan never The day is coming when, if you had a tho
th e ye o we o 4 a sh11s h [e sm a dheTas ruto ,%e to Adelithe *ah Awo qyou would give them all for
PI ,


E. H. MYERS, D. D., EDITOR.

New Series--No. 172.

F Prm the NEwi Era.
EDUCATION--THE UNIVERSITY OF (IEOR-
GIIA
The cause of education as second in impor-
tance only to that of ic';iqua. The first is the

elos y allied. They has and ?nrlav logether.--
absence of mental and moral culture, not

lipleasrsadta e 1e dege of .s~
fu nese to which he is capable of tamngbu
P~iieydegrades him to the rvhgm
alueand hainsr of the brute, Ignorance fills
our courts cackt criminals, our jails. with con-
vikour streets with drunkards, oftr council
chmeswith demagogues, and destroys the
purity, peace and happiness of the domestic
ere.As well expect the eagle's swoop from
the crawling reptile, as that untraink44nid

ligious liberty.
H~ow important, then, that our people shoiald
institutions of learning. No expense is too

tant to be devoted to this work. .During the
late war~ which shook the foundations of society


ab ndoned, our colleges suspended and epun
the restraints and training o, the fireside were

length and breadth of the fatir fields of learn-
Inwithering the lovely flowers which there
bloomed in perennial beauty and fragrance. A
good work is before us, and the privilege and
duty rest with usto enter upon it with alaerity
and determination. rv

oir glorious old State University taking the
la It is doubtless well known that for near-
lytoyears exercises of this .institution were
suspended because all young meia were required
to go into the army. The exact cause of the

iscapita by the fortunes of war
ThaIs an oldJ in.;lltarlan. harmng been foun-
ded in 1785. Tranl rrue patriot and generous
fried (e aning, Governor Hilledge, ma~de a
donation to thq College as a suitable site for its
location sf ai qonalde able tract of land lin and
aroundwhat is now the beautiful oityof ~thens.
The legislature also appropriated IBage bodies
ofland as a permaneunvendowment. Se;,ing
afterwards the 4 faculty the Trustees labored
under in raising. iundi :uffl. ent I cir i Yrr.b r.I e-
penses from. b the aler )he-eC d la-t teams.1 adi,
wihu eriouil3 a nirlErag In.-rn, rhle ase
gretotakeithem back, and, mn consuclers-

orhecollege and pledgiag on thatinvestment
awnua oome qf staleast $8B,000.
:The lands betowed by Gov. Milledge were
afterwards so 8, excepting th reservation of
tecam as gr ands, and te sum of about



appropriations for some'buildin 5. If we ar:e
not mistaken nearly, if not all, t~e um realised
Milledge, the Trustees have been-compelled t
exedin the erection of buildings, impr~ive-
mtsof the grounds and purchase of addi-
tional appara .w and ap~pliance.. nFI.~:s ary to
metthe .ncreaasong wants ofl Lhe assib us so.
We don'L pretend to the una.:s~iICprl.ens in
reer tUELI hae Bh-nAs s'Iunts rcces ~d by
the llege frjm dIlf~ner~o jlrecvr

From sale of land given by Governor400
Terrll Ppfesorsip,20,000
Appropriated by the Legislature for100
buildings, say, 0

.rf bHe ubjlr. I wi11 Ls> ..-, ill+. ltill Only
the CSrat bPlrl).:i.preano II. lIeu of Lire Ilnldrs m
d .raled, and Lne Terre~ll bGuell.; ClOnsularel Ine
clgeenonlmint PiropeCr, an CmhlG1er Lay-
in enjudiciously expended in buildings and
ncsayoutfits. la matter of history, it, is
prpr b remark, that many years ago oeo
theargs h idents used as slee ing
tire library, was consumed by fi e, and
these losses have been entirely rep ~ired.
f be qudaion car-iseed Wey our old 8 te Vai
vny en~li ruspenQd bhy are de hls so-
qrther recitation r oms adsient ran hr
ciure the $trian p edged by the honor of the
State are not forbr bcmlng We are aware of
the chaotic condition of affairs in:Deorgia. We
spciat i e rfa tha thel war he n
awb le M it as mood bpplropriate time so
ga v subr sh tihlo bde lne. th lapi@-
,waliened on Ithe vtld questblonl and Lhe peo)-
pletls ur b tr daiclrepr nuo tb o whn vf
ray us~e, h lab (smashin to drink aL her
che Jur ( tam lonoo uIn s bathe atlers mub6

aD* 1hl LJ .5 EE[ F I 10 WOCb il~.r d R WNHE RT

Wheno, In tha wntelr of 1816-17, Robert Hal-
duoe viianed Generi, he fuoun the city,whc
had.been oneof the strong liolds of the ea
Rformasaon. sunk in-ihe lough of Socininah
sosand Aras~nr-. 'lital gods neesj was un-

e rineof~ orrg~inai sin, human depray Igand the
-atuonement of Chndl. Of course theerangelical
Slectur~esor Kel~ane excited bitter opposition
n ougsob a people., B',public meeting wa
ld and resolutionr were adopted io prevent
the spread of gaspet trurlb in the csty.Fre
moft amon5 anewY men irar hlsrle d'Auage
fthen a young man sond a Lneological rlm~lent -
; ubsome mensa he was moduced to atn
ethe I-luewre, and rthe were blessed of Gtod to
t bl converslon. He b~amseblf nas ld us,how it
dwas dIoneP. **h, I weit remember Ltr at me,
yr- forty yearr ago, when fiaid*dane r;0o0nun Wnhl
h dsr ro h dl in, mp B 1




in aiah sent me to the foot of the oso
tsChrist."- Bda~lud Ree1?wk.

n.CHeSTl' 6Brvants should Leach orthrs what
a s aomman 4d, not command others


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08 RE bl105RE

MACON, GA,, SEPTEMBER 21, 1

A DERAND- REitE IS THE SUPPLY?
Whatis tobe done to recover our prosperity ?
Isa question on almost every tonguk We can-
not presume to answer it.. It overtaxes the
wisdom of the profoundest statesmen among
us; yetwemayventuretoindicatesomeofthe
needed elements of a restored prosperity. We
can state the "deinand;" the "supply" must
come from the people.'
The increase of wealth in a country, as all
know, depends upon the.excess of production
over consumption; consequently of producers
over consumers. One-third of our populations
who have heretofore been under reactionn and*
made producers, .by their vkry circumstknees,
are now Tged from all control; and few who
know theTr principles and habits, expect the
blacks in the aggregate to produce big anY
year more than they consume or d in the
same time. If they do even so much as this,
thqg will haire to be industrious and thrifty I
for one-third the living of the 7..0), 0 U.r
sumed by them--and to produce a 7.11 r-.qu.r
full work by a large majority of at'least all the
negro men. But who expects anything like
full work from them as a clase-or any field
.work from the women; after making all possi-
ble allowance for every instance of diligent and
economical service that can be found in the
race ? Who can expect that the workers of the
race will do enough to meet their own wants-
real and factitious-and leave a sufficient sur*
plus to feed and clothe the non-workers-the
idle, the aged, the young and the infirm? No
one. ,Not even Dr. French- for he has said
that one-fifth the race would perhaps perish
befoRFathe era arrives of that economic employ-
ment of its laboring capacity which-will carry
production beyond the pothfofoonstimption.-
Till this era has come, the white race must
give a part of its labor to supply the deficiency
of black labor, for the very preservation of &he
other race. Not until this necessity ceases will
the dimunition of the blacks cease. When that
point is reached, their numbers will remain
stationary, or, if by that time a new apirit is in-
fused ihto them, they will then begin to in-
crease under circumstances more propitious for
themselves and more full of hope for the coun"
try*
It is precisely a though a man within Isrge
familytofdependent children finds it impossi-
sible to give; them"sidHeient shelter, raiment
and food to ward off disease), while they are
unable themselves to suplilyzihe deficiency--
This condition of thingdresults in the death of
the least hardy of them; and it 5. air.- r bra 1..1
bor may meebthe wants of the rest, while they.
too, perhaps may, with their riper years, add
enough of their ann tobrfug the family from a
atate of abject want to independence and even
to an increase of wealth. Let us think of the
whites and negroes not as individuals, but of
the races in the aggregate and as parts of one
family, one section, producers, another, cop'"
samers,--the aggregategf consumers depend-
ent for'subsistenceand even for life on the ag-
gregate of producers; and, it will be seen that


our country will only be what the whites can

low sendm makhe upe u r "" "
consumption smdup n iont th bl 0

is hot hopeless. It leads to two inference
that is, if we still intend to do what we calls--
.
prolliote the prosperity of the country. It in-
dicates the demandd" ft 0 should be

such as to stimulate their labor, and to give
them every' possible aid in making that labor
productive. We believe Southern people are
disposedto do this, from an interest in the new
gro, from old association, from a sense of jus,.
tice and from compassion. If these motives
fail tgecure to him sympathy, unlirectiommad
aid in9hejudiolous and profitable employment
of his labor, thezr let self-interest appeal for
him, he class must be supported. If it does
not support itself, the whites must do


do all we can to hasten that result, not by pro,
moving the dimunition of the race, but by stim.
ulating its industry. Christianity-humanity
forbid the former, a wise economy recom..
mendsthe latter course; for thatpointreached,
addition to the general wealth begins and not
onlyisthewhiteman's laurden removed, but th
other race begins topromotethe material:pros*
perity of the consitry.
To return to our illustration. It would hens
unwise in the whites to discourage or defeat the
blacksin their efforts to work-as unwise to
withhold from them whatever aid we can give
them, as it would be in the head of the poor
family, to hinder or throw obstructions in the
way of the development of the capabilities and
industry of his dependent children. Every in-
crement to their self sustaining power is so
much subtracted from ble burden-or elee so
much added to the resources of the family-
and when resources exceed the daily or annual
demands of life, thenwealthbegins to accumu.
late. As the father would tenderly nurture the
child, andstimuTate, encourage and direct his
laborto.brmgittotheproductive point, so a
wise political economy would impel Eloitthern
people to do the same by the negro. If he
abide withusasacomponentpartof the com.
munity we cannot do otherwise, without great
injurytoourselves. Hemustdoit just as we
would endeavor to saves featuring and mortify-
ing limb, for the sake of the whole L deed, we can no more venture with impunity to
obstruct the industrial progress of the negro,
or to facilitate his deterioration towards barbal
riem, than we could safely inoculate a,1imliwith
some deadlyvirne. The limb does not suffer
alone-she body receives-the poisonous taint,
The neglect or hindrance of the negro may not
work evil to the individual Actor in any given
case--indeed he may profit by it s but his gain
at the expense of the EUSpended or paralyzed
industryof another member of society, is a loss
to the stateanless his own producing power
is increasedin degree equal to the less. He


any such liberal views of our recent revolution. | THE MISSION OF THE M. E. WildB(.2,
But the progress of time la a great reasoner; SOUrg.
tts arguments are rigid demoristrations, and EpiscopafMetbodism agorganized in the M.
perhaps, time may accomplish for the Advocate E. Churob, South, has-its work to do. It is far
what out logic cannot. from being an effew system The sworresphical
If it were worth the effort we might endeav. boundary that re t... :.,1 as. .: ps r .nc., -. .. level-
,or to show the Advoozie that the South entered ed, ada the wh is c.:.ucerr so be I .r. .1 The
upon its late struggle, becauseit feltthatitain- connections which rendered it oldretionable in
dependence as a distinct and separate national. bigh latitudes are forever broken. It now
ity, was its political and social right. It exer- knows to south, no north, no east, no west
oised that right on the ground of supposed Where there are Episcopal Methodists, who
providentialindicationsforthesakeofitspeace arewearyofhearing political sermons, or feel
and prosperity, for the sake 4f the peace and disgust at a Church, so.fully committed to pub-
prosperity of the whole continent. But we de- lic and partissu questions, that its conferences,
oline to make an argument that would be lost and papers and pulpits are turned away from
upon the Advocate. Yet when that paper as*, their legitimate ends and prestituted to party
sumes to say, in one sentence, that the South polities, our Church .may find an open door
undertook the war "as a politipalezperiment"- for preaching a gospel, that proposes only
that it was "attended with a military failure, Scriptural tests for church 1.>. mi.. rebi l*='
and that is the endof it;" andimmediatelyaf- proclaims an unadulterated ... & m -0 -1. .r.e
ter, stigmatizes the South for not having "mor- truth, aste standarMduty, and the condi'
al interest enough in those principles to endure tion of salvation,
farther anKering for theme' we should be glad What the General Constrare., all so...ics.1x>
to know by what invention in the art of logio, do, with respect to extending our borders, we
it denounces us "for a, political experi- cannot say. The N. Y. Naos has declared be
-
ment attended with a military failure," and forehand purpose, on thepart of the Churob.
then denounces us for the want of heroism in which it cannot have receivedefrom surt.:.rg
=.uttailing for a hopeless cause. On itsgrapnd -because no one has ar ght to make such an
of argument, the revolution was merely "po- announcement. We may, however, look upon
litical experiment," had no profolind and con- he statement in the light of an invitation,
scientions convictionabeneath itsplansand pro- which Inay or may not be accepted, according
poses, was an "atrocious war," was a "military as our Church sees that IFy doing ----. the 110 .4
failure," and yet on the same ground, it is may be promoted or hindered. This only is
shockingly put out with us because such an tire question we are to consider.
"experiment" and such a "failure" are not lay The News speaking of the discussion in the
ishly followed by m.:.ek heralem.- ar a rardwl M. E Church of the terlins "upon whith- it
agonies. Oh its own ground, the Advocate sim- would allozo" us to unite w;th :rsaa "
ply convicts itself of sheer absurdity. If, as we "TheSouthernChurchisnowweakand wound
fear, the sad scenes of four years have not soft- ed, but too devoted to her Master to dishonor
ened the spirit of the editor, we are quite sure herself and Him by such an alliance. She has
that they have not taught him the simplest el- a reforming work to do. It is to obeck fanati
events of sound logic. um8, qd a thesdiv nitt li nas et
"Southern opinion" is ixtter)y misrepresented harmlessness, in no respect a hyena, it is fo
by the Advocate. "Southern opinion," as to its her to preach Christ crucified in opposition t
o
d
past and present, is entirely misconceived and hinTi@o ep it rties a e%
wrongly stated. "Southernopinion"advocated menusof preserving Americanchiisat anity from
no war, least of all, an atrocious war." Like total apostacy. We understand that as the ap
the great Frederick, we insist that the men who nroaching General Conferenge, the Methodis
ilred the firstgun did not open the war, but the Ee t :0ep DISO remodingalli so an
men.who made the firing of that gun necessary. to the Government, will take the6eld never
"Sauthern opinion" is not the childish, crude, State of the Union, as a distirich organization
wicked sentiment.the Advocate imagines. Four frowning upon every efforttomakeitsminister
years of unparalleled suffering; of the sorrow Br dpimps of adparty, resolved the true to it
that cobsumeth the heart; of manly strength cy wt monguilty erousin ma
and of noblest fortitude; of the grief that watch- A copyof the News;of later date brings th
es and waits on Providence until its sacred days following -
of probation are numbered; such four years "The Rev. R. A. Holland of the Methodis
with other years of awaiting bitterness, have Episcopal Church of Georgia, delivered, o
been silently, patiently, heroically borne. Let Sunday fast, a very eroqbent discourse at th
that be our vindication. Let that be our me ConpdiIn utetheThemb@stration of no
merial. And if the Advocate can recall all this serviceable to the cause of intersectional fra
and yet be unabashed at its lack of justice, ternity, and we heartily welcome the effbrts o
(putting magnanimity out of consideration.) it such earnest and effleient apostles as the Rev
wilJ be our turn to "stagger," though we liardly Mr. Holland.e will picach on Sunday nex
expect to find it such a luxury as the Advocate 111 rs mTime stitut ,uan pAcTLdee ath
SeemB (O ODj0f. City." anagg
Furthermore, we inform the Advocate, that
Southern opinipn accepts the terminatio THE KENITI.CKY CQBTFERENCE.
of the struggle as providential. It acknowledg- This Conference held its session at Coviffgton
es the authority oi the United States govern- Ky., just.opposite Cincinnati, Ohio. From th
ment; submits to its laws and upholds its inter. papers of the lattei city, we get the followin
eats. It parts with alavery; it admits the tri- report of its proceeding com day to day:
umph of the sword against our property in the Friss DAY, Sart. Grn.-The Conference m
e
institution of alayory, and yh-Ido to the stern at 9 o'clock in the Scott St. Church, and wa



bye proven that slavery, as a politicalandeco- The Rev. Daniel Stevenson was elected Se
e
nomic thing, mustbe abandoned, and we there- re rrgenumber of visitors, ministers of othe
n
orte ne nh al er i mm r to d a Tse noc len e od cl nominati us ofuce ingRo
tian, and hence, such "ethica" we repudiate as Mr. Kavenaugh, of the issouri Conference
connected yith the verdictofProvidehce against Rev. Dr. W. H. ndersozi and Rev. George W
our separate nationality. The war has demow. Brush, of the Louisville Conference; Rev. -
strated that the United States is stronger in Connor, of W. Va.; Revs.Shurick, Langley, D
men and means than the Soially, but it has not Wbilli me, and Rev. Mr. Cramer, of the M. E
demonstrated that the war ages an atrocious I ..
rime, nor as it coinvinceddus that the North in ddi ote stomary miTte ,
is a common san uth, a pop- was ordered on rbs ?:st .1 be Church. Thi
elation of hypocrites. Receivinginthia light' committee 5, e.,ra pen..s be preliiding elder
the decision of Providence against our distinct and one minister from each district, and thre
existence, we return to the Union, not to agi- from the Conference at large, viz: Bruce an
tate its opinions, yr disturb its quiet, or provoke Steve exington District; Eads and Walk
its displeasure, but to obey its laws, support its er, Harrollsburg District; Foster arid North
integrity, and maintain itatnetitutions. If the cutt, Shelbyrille Distiiet; Kavianaugh an
Advocate thinks, that by meeting us on the Buchaper, Govington Distript; E. Johnson an
threshold of a restored and re-united Union, E. T. Johns; Maysville District; Dandy, Onins


vance thSe welfare of the country and promote onSECONy D47.-Quite an addition to the num
in e spin igion, it cannot bers present was apparent. Thereis also
learn too soon the essential difference between large Thuniber of theigdty here from diferen
zealotry and seal, between partisanship and pa- parts of thq Conference. Great interestistake
triotism, between the power of rebuke as a in the proceedings, and itis generally espeer.:.
christian means of influence and such a power that the Conferenee will tase mus action .h
of rebuke as would be insulting, if its weakness termining the question $f its ecclesiastica
did not reduce is to impertinence* rel'atiohe. .
lt gives us no pleasure to write in this strain. The Episcopal Address was referred to th
, Heaven knows, that we all need repentance Committeqpn th.. El us of ab.- Church.
and renewal unto a better life. If, however, D. Stevenson presented a memorial from a
we adbeeilas guilty as the ProdigalSon, hig Official Board oftheGeorgetown Statiozi, an
d
living all spent, his soul all debauched, we da ha etCr cred to the Committee on
should imagine that the Advocate would imitate W. C. Dandy presented a memorial from
the good father rather than.the surly and seowl- members of thb Taylor Street ChurchNepport
ing elder brother. so 1 asked a lik referer;<.-.
In all this, we wish to be underathod. We J...r. Prue,- plearre.) q.aper from the Quar
make no issue with the Government in respect terly conference of the fast charge. Texin**t. n
to ita sovereignty over our actions. We shake and asked the like reference,
no issue with its authority in anything, whether Certain letters addressed to the Presiding
that authority has been exercised by means of Elder of the.Lexingtop Distriet were proposed
the Constitution or by Proclamatioil. We in, to be referred to the same committee. Quite a
is.. 3 c.:. Le .R.-.il.:r.t and faithful, citizens, and spirited debate sprung up on the question of
to. k. -p c...r .:.atta la the spirit of Christianity as e sco a o el)andok St ensT/a d ea
well as of honorable manhood. The above man was refeared. .st thessing..of thepro
declaration is anade emphatic because the Ad 4. --danes, I .m on a callet....r. Im m the Bishop.
vocate in its fervor to nationalize Nbrthern that a b.J c..rt..ID Ideli Which he wished to
Methodismmay construe-ouroppositionto itA < amuasent.-,oo th. 1- dogmatic opinions and bigoted temper as hos- was moved thaltheBishop be requested to z.c.w
tilitytotheGovernment. OurissueiswithitS Llsit10 Ibe 4[arebleDl. A[te? OOnsiderabledo.
dicts and spirit, not with the principles and cu e.con is, to the props rely of the Bishop man-
measures of Federal Sovereignty. We com- or.,g ,:uensracement at runs timis the Conference
plain of its editorial article as untrue, nojust, decideithat they would not, at present, he
ankind. We compl.s.n of it ,a unpan atic and the statement, stion business of the-Confe
unch.mr ble. It has no sympathy, no br.:.1L.er enT w t n ahen ups Anumber of loc
lines. It has no magnanunity, not even the teachers were elected to old reas Deacons and
chivalry of worldly magnanimity towards a Elders. LemuelO.Watersfornierlyamember
fallen foe. Fallen we are, but not se low as to of the Holston Conference, Robert, Riner,1ste
reproach and revile those niote unforititute of the lificois Conference of the M. E. Church,
than ourselves. Whether guilty or not of an and David B. Coop "atreedous tear," it is certain that we are not Graced, were re-a.dualred lato the inst.-ling
guilty of any efort in the returning tranqmlity conumenon No other business of general into
of a led torn and rent, tri anatoL the olive rest was set n.. she cantatence.
from the homeward dove and send it back Tain Dtr.-Rev. D. wousure, Agent of the
on weary pinion to perian with the raven. -t AmericanEible Society,. was introduced, and


ddre at the Conference in Tow'f th So-
ciety.
Rev, Dr. Reid, of the Western C oi- Ad-
vocate was also introduced to the Conierence.

of b mmbj nH an A as vi 1 a
before the Odnference. This comm artiention
gives by no mentis a filtering accent of the
publishing inteFests of the Church.
The military still hold the buildivigs, and a
suit is pending before theUnitedStatesOourts,
in which the question of cord nation is to be
decided. Able counsel has been retained by
Obe agent, and he is sanguine of success.
The committee.on books and periodicals re #
ported adversely to any action. Cooking' to the
establishmetiof a church paper, and of com-
mitt g the Conference to the patronage of any

P Mr. Pine aPd, representing a religious paper
pulsi.-i.e-l atSt. Louis, arid a Sabbath School
paper published by himself in the same city,
and J. F. Given .columbus, Ohio, were invited
to address the conference. Mr. Pinchard, in
his remarks, laid great stress on'the fact that
his was an enterprise that would involve the
Conference in no peciiniary liability, He thr-
ther urged the claims of his papers on the
ground that they were mon*.de .ommational,
and that they would be entirely free from
politics.
On m.x;..n, the It= v. Mr Anderson was inex-
ted 1.:- r epre sent this cla me of a proposed paper

eA whn'd i th y r sin e.
fered oppyingsthe reedinmendation of Rev.
Mr. Pinckard's papers. Quite a debate sprung
irp-several of the preachers regarding these
now-denoministional and now political papers
more decidedly political than those avowedly
so. The whole matter was laid upon the table.
The Conference devoted the rest of the ses
sign to the regular business.
Fousan DM.-This Conference appointed a
committee on the centennial celebration of
Methodism in America. A Committeeon Tem-
perance was ordered,. Some remarks were

mas p bDing a tso k shi e
that has been of late so largely on the increase.
The examination of Elders, was resumed.---
When Rev. John S. Bayless, obaplain of the
(Jnited States army, was called, it was announe-
ed that he had died in the discharge of his
duties. A number of members presented
reminiscences of -the life of deceased,, setting
forth his traits of character, virtues and labors.
The name of Samuel Kelly was called, and it

haen m u dnd called. The
c)Isrge of giv ng aId and comfort tM theHrebel
lion w ne to e ali go d been brought

mope this Conference without previous notice
being served upon him.
Mr. Dandy contended that every preacher
came to the Conference with the knowledge
that his character would be examined. Further,
that the case could be referred to a Presiding
Elder, or to a committee, and Mr.Huston could
prepare his defense.
After some explanations, Mr. Hunton, at the
suggest on of AIr. Dandy, stated frankly that
lie was the South when the rebellion was
ana rated thKed re rd e ok in t

ensures that were adopted and used make
the rebellion successful. He accepted the sup*
pression of the rebellion as a finality; and in
good faith he was now ready toAlo his part.ae a



st chan fl r..p r or adiu sterl.
O p. n (1 e Is r. n, a stems-ns theemi. r:he.,
i f^ hen adjourned.

Fran DAY.-By request,*Bishop Kavanaugh
,,4.. eg s..mar, r yr etu:.r resq s: gard to the
him for tt., sup.p.:it GI tum. If and Bishop
:*tale n,:e the -f uL usL. E.g House of the
Southern hurelh on em nus ende sh

collections for that jiihpose in Kentucky and
Missouri. It was ascertained last year that
Bishop Soule was without sufficient means of
support, and the Conference ordered thatBish-
op Soule should receive a portion of his salary
in connection with Bishop Kavannugh.
Four hundred gars were 14 pr oprhared to
Bishop K annaugt., rd $1.*, to El hop Smale
Dr.8ehan, MissionarySecretagof thechurph
South, addressed the Conference. He madea
strong appeal to the Kentucky Conference m



and Missouri Confereggs, were the only ones,
to Which he looked with much hope for the
means re, pe ris.r= .LLt. Georgla, South Caro-
lina, .ssal.2m.. L...us.;.ma and Texas Confer-
ences were in such a condition that nothing
could be obtainedin this emergency.
The Conference took no action, and hence
rieutrues assumang ny re -pou...t.illy in refer-
en..s tc. to,- ,sent.
.. T he am off- '.11.1 ?,,1'-\ call. J. It w=-s
n t complained wqrs. made agdan-,bbtru
at the FI rn.", thnisham.aj1 bar. can

t.-,(f@.. P..atsoy knJrev to abe .11,bams Con-
ference.
A question of law and e at prerogative
r s;,,..i
It we ,waste i by Mr. Hart.nosi ILul, at Mr.
Ell-r tel =.lb.L orneyhe rus-liction of
the K -stu..sy coz,1-rence, and b ud been made
a ment...t ur II..e .ilabams Confer.-race Ly the
me or En bef. Andrew, the Rentucky Confer-
en, a.uld u to 0.3 serian in me case.
I tr sof m i ml sted that he

b J no ras to trane.fer Mr. Maler from the
a..Center.cance to me Kentucky Gqgn
r renew.
APRall'sdiroWeeted to suremearks of Dr. Be--
b.:.n..r.1op.r-s, ass ilenicated so make me im-
prenson to I the CoraterFr ee at.h.cak from ,any
nE=1 of.un..rasyuni.Ihas enera wasa
mint of an a r.uagnanimous ee pine a toit lbey had
a regal 1.. 3rpeer Tran aLear Kentucky cred-

re- r. E. bars, its reply, .tated if fbe Kenanoky
Conference wo Off do as he h..d suggesi.ed, he
woul.3 an.ars re6u.1 atem as just and magnan.-
mousi.
Pers.Jang rboosse.daecenterence allourned.
arsts Dar.---Tha creasurer of the blisanoonfy
Socies; reported about fill:=. Ihia hen.>um to
\mail. Sueb r as teer, us.. condt.on of many
p.art. ol" the Conference, was missionary labors
have beon gr .uly restoote.d. f ne amour, small
as a 15. seems so have been ad..; at to moonal
claims. b
Theeommittsoon the State of the Care .


may resp a Lemporary personal advantage by
bis act-but every other individualin the state
anteraloss-azid eventually he, na one of the
hol niber, artakes in that loss. This being
Trueet lassist nee we would claim for the me
gro is demanded not only 'of tbo people en
masse-as they not through theirlegislators;
,but it is required at the hands of every 2ndi-
vidual of the community-for his own sake, for
his own prosperity'< aske. This reason ought
to prevail with those with whom thterestis the
strongestargument; toothereinfluencedbybet*
ter motives, christianityor even the commonest
feelings of humanityfarnish all-sufRolent rea
son for4he exeftsise.of abeneficient course to-
ward the blacks. Without the crimes ot bar*
barism added, the vices of their semi-oiviliza-
tion indulged in are enough to paralyse the
country; add the former, and our fair land
would be a pandemonium, untilthe race be-
comes extinct. Deal kindly and wisely with
the negroes, and we may avert the evila which
either degree of depravity may superinduce,
and make them the agents of a positive pros-
perity, in which we shall all be partakers. *
The second inference we derive from our
original proposition, is, that our future proB-
perity can be commensurAte"with our past, only
on condition that white labor be substituted for
what is now lost, by that license to be idle,
which the bliok has and will use. The substi-
tution may be by immigration, or by a
change for the better in the habits of the
Southern people. Or rather it must be by both-
means combined. Immigration abound be ep-
couraged and promoted. Lands which the ne-
groes will;not work, must be onltivated b) the
white man. But it were folly to look to the
immigrant alone to do this work. If we do,
and ifhe has reason to suppose that we despise
labor, and contemnthe laborer, that we esteem
him on a level with the blacks, because he is a
laborer, that we expect of him an industry that
we are too lazy to bestow, of proud.enough to
consider vu'gar, we willoffer such a bar to im-
migration, that it will be long before our un'
cultivated fields will be occupied by the stran-
ger,
We must do better than this result supposes;
We must go to work ourselves. Another "de'
mand" now is upon the manual labor of the
white man-for universal industry-for appli-
cation, constant, untiring, "from early morn to
dewy eve." Ours is chiefly all agricultural
country; and we must mine our wealth with
the plough and hoe. the days of mere over-
seers are past. The man who would succeed
must say to his laborer's "come," not "go."--
Days spent in visiting the watering places, in
field sports,|in loitering about public places*
will bring no wealth, now that others are not
doing the work by which the idler once lived.
W4have bone and einew-braith and muscle*
They matst all be setto work. The brain must
contrive, must find out new artsof agriculture,
must study every improvement in drainage*
tillage, planting, gathering and favipg; in
choosiDg BOils adapted to specific products, and
in enriching them; and the muscle must be
used to hake the work of the brain profitable*
It must become the gloryof ounyoungmen that
they have wrought out their fortunes with their
own toughened hands; as it already is of our
yourig women-heaven bless them!-that they


tain to their special department, in every well
regular. d household. If the other sex will only
meet thei c e odzn n rT inn ,s thha emotchh

ing to fear-
If the "demanag' above indicated be 0 per-
full:, ins-r v.e may y,-r hugein no very long time,
imalfpy and prosperous:south,

"SOUTHERN OPINION.o
Under this caption, the Ns Y.'Ohristian Advo--
care and Journal gives an editorial, a column in
Tength, on the low state of moral and religious
sentiment at the South. It professes to Asty
staggered at the opinions and morals among us.
It thinks it "incredible" that we should be "so
estranged from what are elsewhere in christian
communiticis recognized as the most obvious
and elementary principles of christian ethics
and instincts of conscience." .A lading t... Our
late revolution, it declares, that at ..- i. m.,


procession of amazement at our civization and
piety, it close the article m que tiork by stating,
that "nothing but a purer repentance can avert
from it those evils which threaten it from its
new social problems."
fgtoo, in turn, are somewhat surprised that
a chxstian editor of a christian journal, should
dismiss matters of opinion," as if they were
matters of "conscience." But w.e are theiore
surprised that such an editor of such a journal
should ultdertake to set up his judgment and
thejudgmentoftheworldaspatandardforout*
conscience, and forthwith proceed to threaten
us with the wrath of Almighty God because we
fail to see things in his light. The want of
modesty, humane sensibility toward a distres-
sed section of the country, if generous sympa-
thy towards an unfortunatp foe, is indeed very .
surprising. And, furthermore, the entire lack
of chris n charity in such an assault at such a
time, is emphatically calculated to "stagger
say man who knows the elementary princides"
? et., sucan brotherhood. .
Theargumens ot-the Advocate mul Journalar,
r susouthe"rightof revolution." It un-
dertaires to draw a contrast between the revo1
lutionists of 1776, and those of 1861, much to
thepraiseof theoneandtheblameof theoth
er. Havers thatwe "had nouchjustification,"
(as they)-in the late "atrocious war." But,
perchance, it may help the charity of the Advo.
cate, if not his skill in reasoning, to remember
that our fathers in their struggle, were regard-
ed by King George in the same light it contem.
plates us, and that most of the Engl.sh Mar.,'.."
men viewed those illustrious men as engagedisr
an "atrocious war." All England has since
changed its opinions on that subject. AllEng.
land rejoices to-day that the color.iessucceeded
in the contest. All England feels and acknowl-
edges that she is indebted to that success for a
firmer enthronement of her free Institutions,
for her wisest lessons in colonial policy, for an
immense aggrandisemept of her commercial
power. We cannot hope for the Adeestatotake







---- luu m um o m il


le ? th $.
made a maj ri pa 0 lowj tee agremug xx;oury narnar.

Whersa-r, Through the bleaving of Almighty
God, use late civil war has been brought to a
close, and the intega ly of the Union assured;
and, who as,{ af re ith tio mer la olTiti

St ePs, exce 0 Delaware and Kentucky, and
in Ikot.e Septie onI as a9egal vestige; and,
whereas, the existen e of slavery was the pran-
oipal cause of the division of the Methodist
Episcopal ChuHih 6f the United Staies, There-
fore, be it reso ved by the Kentucky Confer-

ene 6: That we regard th existence of the Meth-
odist Episcopal Church of the United States in
two sectional organization as no longer neces
~
sary on account of slave .


B.ialia'': R
ticable, and that the delegates of thip Confer--
ence to the General Conference of the Church,
South, be instructed to- represent to the said
General Conference the sentiments of the Key
tucky Conference as being decidedly in favor of
the union of the two Methodist Episcopal
Chinches, upon terms honqrable and equittibles
and accoptable to our pa .0 .nd tia n the
General a of. renceb two11 111 it.4u.:.-1...(to
take such anon as v. e..A .. Inc .: u.--s r, ,,
be able to effect it, La tr. .-.pr we or, ty IL a



maintain the integrity of their chu ob organi-
ation, oherishing the hope that the deeive of
Christian unity, and the conviction of Christian
duty, will be responded to and gratified by the
action of the approaching General Conference.
A minority report from two members of the
Committee was also made. It was as follows:
HINORITY REPORT.
While, as a Conference, under existing car
cm we ded cone ui so as

tions, believing that the large majority of our
membership is satisiled and deske no change,
and believing any action of this body looking to
a union with another Church would'be preau-
dicial to Methodism and Christian fraterni *

exciting pass ad oausi gstrice, resulting
d oradso whileeitisourpurposetregains

Besolved, That we hold ourselves ready to con-
aider, through our chief council, the General
Conference of the Methodist Episcopal Church
South, aby terms presented it by competentau.
thority of the Methodist Episcopal Church, as

pa e o
Resolved, That we do earnestly maintain our
present relation until such time as the proper
authority both sides shall mutually agree



ment. Messrs Harrison, Dr. Bethune, D. Ste-
vanson, Cole and Dandy for the majority report,
and W. B. Kavanaugh, Parker and Huston, fa-
'voring that of the minority.
Savana DAY.-The discussion was continued
till 11o'clock, by Messrs. Eads, Bruce, Buckner
and Johns for the majority, and Messrs* T.P.O.
Shellman, G. W. Haley, Kavanaugh, Johns,
Hall and Hiner for minority report. The vote
was taken, and the minority report adopted by
37 syes, 215 noes-12 majority.
Delegates to the Gegral. Conference were
elected, vis: R. Hiner, Jos. Rand, S. L. Robert.
son, E. Johnson, and L. D. Huston. Reserves:
Geo. W. Maley and Geo. W. Merritt: ,
EIGHTH DAY.-Mr. Harrison resigned the
Presidency of the Legal conferencee Mr. Ste-
venson resigned the Secretaryship, and Mr.
Bruce resi ed as Treasurer., ,
Mr. Hin was elected President, 8. L. Rob-
ertson, Secretary, and S. Rand, Treasurer,
Messrs. Harrison, Bruce, Dandy, Stevenson,
Parker and Hearne, resigned their positions ip
the Board of Education. .
Messrs.Harrison, Bruce,,gpan.i, PerrySte.
Venison, F. T. Johns, Janue** i'.yl.:.r. (ls...ran.
Rankin, Zintmerman, Cole, Pr-mail.:. L D. ._....
ins, Cox, L. D. Parker and Slavens, asked and
received a location.F. Vanmeter, seconded by

8.1. Hall, the Bishop was requested to transfer
J.W.Cunninghamtothisconference. Laidon
table.
Mr. Furniss was located.
It was moved and carried that the rule re.
questing the Bishop not to transfer ministers
without the consent of the Conference, be re-
Winded.
On the Committee on the Centenary of Meth-
odism, Dr. Bakokner was elected Chairman, vice
Harrison, located. J. Rand, member, vice
D.I.ndy, located. Resers, Buckner, Dadd, Walk--
er, Hall and HeClure were elected members of
the Board of Education,
The Committees of Examination elected, are
as follows:
First year-W. McDAbbott, vice F. T. Johns,
Second year-P. E. Kavanaugh, vice Perry,

HFs h r ce H rrison; Perry am,
vice Bruce.
Seeolved, That we recognize the hand of God
in the maintenance of this Government, the re-
storation of the Union and the return of p pe e.
2. That as we have ever heretofore done, so
Upw as a Conference, we pledge unflinching
fidelity and k.3r.lo to the same.

aft r on ebjpTa yra rar the pa
The Conference then adjourned until Friday
mormagn

WHAT DOES THIS MEAN?
Wefindthefollo winggoing the rounds. What
does1t meant What great danger have we just
escaped without knowing it? Who has been to
thePresidenttoinformagainatourbishopsana
have them interfered with ? We will be thank.
ful to.anyone whowilithrow lightuponthe
fallowing paragraph here quoted:
THE SOUTHERN EISHOPS.-Th6President Wig
not interfere with the action of the Southern
Bishops. They may unite with the Northern
Oburch or not, as they please. In reply to the
remonstrances of radical, he stated that the
constitution waasilent on the eubleet."

REVIVAL MEETINGS
We learn that there have lately been mos
gracious revivals at Greenrille and Trinity


Grange and Columbus Distriots. Rev. G. J
Tearce is taking an native part, andlaborin
g
wi b go at seal and eitolenoy in many at thes


laulill III
PLAN OF EPISLOPAL VISITATIONS
FInse DrevalcT-Brator KAvouton
securi Conference. st Bamilton, Mo, 16th Atig
on a st. Gentenary, Bd I.mi =ll Aac
uisvils ofs 1 vi Ky :.1,PeM.p,
nnessee at Edonefield, Ten 4th Oct
tebrnn Va. ar ersb r V 10 For :
nsas Mirsion
Bxco4p DisasicT-Bisor Eastr
kansas conference at Jonesboro', Ark. 4 h Oct.
so a an 11 a. 118 hNOct
orth Carolina n at Rockingham, 29.h N
Taxav Disurer-Bisnor Parxx
rn hispgnference, G 8Noe

ontgomery At Lowedesboro' Ala, 15h Nov
oble st Mobile, Ala, 20th Nov.
Fournt Dissaur-1,318HOP PIERCE.
, ,aceaC ,N 1 Nov.


dian Mission conference, 4th O e.
o Grade 11th Oct.
n 1st Nov.
st Texas 16tti Hov.
ina at Mansfield, Ls, IThNO
The next General Conference will ineet in New
leans op let Wednesday in April, 1866.

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SOuthern ChristiaB AdV00ate.
The r ular re-publiention of thialong and wells
known egeligiousand Family Kewspaper-an ofli
pap, .f us.- Metr.-:,1st Episcopal Church,
5 ulta-n ten re um -i ar MAcow, GA.
Those want this a r 80mRtlhoEeg a n f
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True ht.co.-ter ..f theM..E. Church throughout
the South are ents of thenpter, and are empows
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IIul II IIII II I
sentiments entertained by a majority of the over five hours. It was taken up again on Thurs-
Northern ministersandmembersof the Church, day evening and Friday morning. ThoRecorder's
what hope is there of a re..union ? "conference Note." says: a rth t ven M
i
And yet I suggest, that we bear alipablently, the*Ttre is n unmj n{os r #sent1st in the K
e
not rendering evil for evil or railing for railing; confer this year has felt tempted to wlah that Lo

dt contrary wine, let us clon of course es as the telegram Avoken for adayortwo. Te
o
the d fk t ee ilPadjust ourselvien ,o lths le till de i s nrde on g
to the times; we will remove the term "South" flrmed, ag the task of stationing the Ka
from our cognomeni; we will inculoate obe- ministers has n more atilloult than per alwas
dience to the powers thAt be; we will erjoin ver known. The usual course of proce ag Ar
submission tothe laws and Constitution of the oT t, the Stationing Committee meets before
country; we will not meddle with party poli' the conferenog, and prepares the first draft Im N
tics; we will preach Christ and him cruciSed immediately after the conference almnm ja

do ed en o isnd plant th ban- un ee sareb the rep is of snernumle- M
the acceptable year of the Lord. In a word' cations from circuits for d itional ministers are M
we will keep to our legitimate work, as minis- considered. Then the conference knows exactly R
ters and members of Christ's Church; and He what see the demands of the Connection, and what


E'd em kingdmi3noofthisw In sti mn
Our brethren in this country, mxmsters and dmuckval2ble ink and papler havebeet@spep- In
laymen, are firm in their attachment to the ded in saying, "By all mean et us havet do mi Ri
Church, with a very few exceptions. North of who is down for us;" orb Reallyi ment must be Te
us the same spirit apd temper prevail, with thademnin ter; an ma o of he opinion of eir, Ea
occasional exceptions. mu ts, of cours eighteavily with the com thee,
I think our brethren are preparing them- and frequently changes are made in so ee
selves for the work, and I hope our C3nference with them.. dist af- Or
will be well supplied with effielent laborers, ters he Firs endi s Bsepd solamo analypon
The prospects for support immany places are thisleadin no remark is made. In future, hower-
slim, yet I think we have the merewho are er, this actice is to be abolished;- arid since the
willing to make sacrifices for the causeofChrist- seconddrPft is printed, nadin everybody's hands, it



many places, enjoying revivals of region, and member of Conference has a right to challenge any an
are looking for greater displays of the mercy of appointmisnt, and endeavor to secure a change.- .
God in Christ Jesus. Our brethree of this Con- This is the great field-day With the exception of a an
ference have been mercifully preserved; with. few cases thatma bderesotr ddbis in rCuotdst t sol
in the past four years only a few have fallen e matteweirse do thPs year in the second reading,
s
sleep, and with few exceptions, they have and some of these were exceedingly perplexing.
preserved their integrity. oThe third reading sometimes comes on immedi-
The McKendree Church has been restored ately after the second. It did so at the Osmborne F
to the trustees and is now occupied by our min. Conference; but more frequently anIntervaldf on
istry. The congregation is overflowing. WE or two days is allowed between the saTy a 10 Tn

re n air warcMuU a ,e TuHp t9adi h onsa an n
try around are largely attended; I have seldom London district?" "the Bedford distriest" 884 80
seen larger congregations in Tennessee than we on. This year the third reading occupied a very
Iong time, the whole of the special session on
DOW haveat our Sabbath appointments. 'Thursday evening, and some two hours on Friday
Last Sabbath Ispent at Russellville, Ky. The monung. Then, at last, the Secretary within ea.,
sisters there, with the aid of friends, have re- er jerk, shut up his oflicial book of stations, and
fitted their beautiful Church, and I was at the oposedbtheir can ax ion.. In tdw Achonds me

a oLargeandattentivecongregations: ko b soem a eIlereambf(a
Altogether our prospects are encouraging. there, another brother said to himself, Well W
Praise the Lord Hy own losses have been don't like it, but I must go and do mybdsth' A G
heavy, but tdhis il8snothing, so that the Church so 11 without a sp e of i1-wi1,th rn Ttson8se diso
prospers an are save s ever, appointment, set out for the great work to which
J. B. McFranix. their commiEsson bad thus been renewed. It must b
e

0 veOFo eN isoOaNeFEnRE C 1 u e tt as t a n
a few more paragraphs respecting the late session of till next Coliference reveals the scheme which he
this be *4 appears to be elaborating
MEMBERS IN BOCETY. Mr. ?0286 8 8 r


ported to the district meetings,9 380,8 Church Ing the mmiste NrE CE CLOSED

ma o ur ni ear, 5, 57)members flSpore late on Friday evening. After the confirmation of a
ety have died; 21,319 have removed to the other the stations the attendance began to thin out ver[ n
circuits; 18,793 new members have been received fast The official pushed ort the business hour a in
into the Church; and 49,463 persons have been ad, .ter hour, till at half past nine o'clock, when the
emitted on trial for Church membership. journal was tobe signed, the house looked so empty fo
On the mission stations there were reported 62, that it was thought necessary to call the roll of the f
a
545 membersewhich is a decrease of 2,882 since the Legal Hundred in order to be sure that the neces o
previous conference. The falling off was chiefly in sary forty were present. There were but thirty- e
L
the West Indies, and was attributed*mainly to the nine, and an aged brother who had justretirreda as
extreme povertyofthe people; hunger and naked. recalled to enable them to go rough of
ness preventing many who had been members of of signing the journals in iresence of a quorum o
society from even attending public worship It was the "Hundred,
suggested that a deputation be sent out specially to The usual vote of thanks to those who had enter
ipquire to be can s of the decline of our Socie. ined the me benbdeur g as was asseee s 2
t es i 7 Dr. H h closed withs fervent T
STATE OF RELIGION AT HOME. WM 81180s. ERd
An animated discussion, lasting nearly three and impressive prayer.
hours, took place respecting the cause of the slow Tan Birmism ,BANNan.-The republication of
progress of the frork in Great BrftaiE. A.corres' this er has been resumed in Augusta, Ga,
pondent of the Recorder says: "Why have we not unde tphe editorial management of Rev. E. T.
greater success ? was the question to'which a jaun. Winister, D. D., long,,well yd favorably known
dred answers were given by a score of men. Per- as the 1.1it.:.r ,,f tk< 1st Baptist Church in
haps ever- to r tn: ar r we par: ally true; f't.art-.100 I'We i r....i ana.ratuenre land lai.-r
andt *ce 1 j cr 1t.yI- sb, areandthertor.e=I abilrr.,1 tra ed.toralia

i It 1. In rat baders no him a most vainable addition to the corps edi-
m. i( pastoral care, the wayt in trial, and we ivish him a long and happy as &
tr. 2 *Lrectness in preaching, the uasful career in a vocat on, not altogghernew
pecutar va ac umstances of somedistriets, to him.
n
man o 1 1 n 180 Q us one 1 Pro us. 'r -.1 :.nt, r tr.,m R. v. 8. M.

of these theories wassufReibnt tornesountfor the enerry,,4,?* Phav- L. --n -user.-hus; protract
presentstateofthings, andtlieconfereneawasfully ed meeleragew-r :- net I returned to thescoun-
orepared to adopt the view of Dr. Osborn, that try, on this and adjolmng caroults: There have
there was nothing in the altered chcumstances of been 200 conversions within two months on
the age, and nothingin the present methodor work- these circuits. I have never before witnessed
ing Methodism, which could explain and justify our such revivals in this country. Many old and
temporary stagnetion Bringing forward an old influential citizens are turning to God, and the
volume of the Minutes, he showed fitom Wesley's congreg one are larger and the interest more
own words that a precisely similar state of things --m-int soE = vu ,:.sa here before the war,"
existed in his asy, and reading one by one the add
vices which Wesley gave in order to the *promotion DEATH OF MR. THO1i. A. Hannis.-After a
add extension of the work gf God,' he showed how lingering illness.of several mon b Iuse: gen le
these were applicable stin, a huged years after man died at his residence last n.gr.t. Mr Har
the conjuncture they were intended to meet The ris has been for a long number or years ran
gistofhisspeechwas: Medozy wahtanythingnew; heare. L.u-.ne., .:.(.5 ..f ri os c.:-mmumay, and
attend to every parto e woFk; don't neglect any bra.1, [.7 ?,.8 ul r.ght a .r Jul, gentlemanly be r

in8e of the old- fashiozadmeans grace ri la ..... ing and usine a El *,0 et ledan

t ni es I nn a u f working elect a r 3, u t e
The editor of the Vieihodist R . i. .Lu;s of the community. He was a meinber of the
he disonssion, remarks: Masonic fraternity, adt c ns i tC idicabn
a We are told that the erest want is the t of power Th f em men is a public calamity.-
from on high. We sear.:-li 1.o so., w., ( put ournal and Messenger of8aturday.
ting the case. Ir n .min--sy at 1-.. s, us_,,
Adam atter his e.r.. t 0. o r. nm- ra .r CALL AT Tas EXPassa Orrica As the
..0 ..son on 4.,r ...a 1 Southern Express has kindly carried many hun..

. e oo p omT d lio in t u2
a :1. r-,..r a to .0 I.r p. .rn ur. 0 11 c. I..20.3 a try EEf.?e 6000 ,Sra.] b. pA
I m.e I (a......o t 1:qu en . ..:.r. I. r e e. re ..,rI ..ar <,.r ro..m.
r at..Ins but wo, re new us a to- on.-

nthep se8ny satibo qof a lear.I.rp Tax Sourn Canorms Coursuscoholds its
these oints, but we hear it stated that this year next session, not at Marion, aghas been pu -
they hPve been unusually close and searching, an lished, but at Charlotte, N. C. Bishoprierce is
we look with hopeful expectation for the result." to preiside-time 1st November.
Boom noost remacATross.
Dr. Jobson was glad to report progressandim On Mrs:-assai at L*sw-oN.0a, and neigh
improvement in book affairs. During the year 144, b..rses: coninsurantic5. are informed that their
000 church hymn books had been sold, (twenty paprirmy be losindatthestoreofMrJohzoB,
thousand more than last year,) and 98,000 Sunday- Perry.
school hymn books. The efideavor to provide a.
cheap and readable hymn book f..r true p..: 11a.1 ACKNOWLEDGMENTS,
beezi largely responded to by the olmes l..-r w a at .4,-,. c...n < .> 8. 0 Advocate to September
was intended. The chap e.3,t;.:.ras..r storal.,y's 5 r- A 19th, 1886
m..au ar..i J.:urnals tend m=.t with a Yvy large ur- A-JT Ainsworthathi ML Andrews, (by E J 2) SB to
cul., ,Wrius...u at all dams obt.g thedemandfor debit
tr 1. tterara.1mEre-.:.....tiy..Js<1...03. E-MBells 521todeb'll zaaso
Themagazinest and 4Qxer periodicals had anin -c- loocol ke 88todebit; TT Chrldlan, @,
greasing circulation, and no pains would be spared a
at et arte r t Tudripnow a nd Pr a to debit; W xaolUnshed so 2


wouldbe seikt outss soonas possible. The finandal the a ye ( {ex 7p sE E)**
exhibit was also regarded as highly satisfaetory; to a }To n EA Nisbot 81.

0 WMn y th 9 as a theP o at 7 sit ,


SWEARING THEM IN.
"Dr, Cor" has been laboring at St. Louis.-
He has secured "a superior church edifteen.....
bought it, by the aid of collectionsin the East-
ern cities, of the Presbyterians. It was a "for-
tunate purchase"-but as it is acburch, it must
have members. The Mithodist gives.a grapliio
account of the processofin-gathering of mem-
bers, by 4 single prove,- an.s ar. the same time,
into both the H. E. Church, and a political
olub, to which no "copperhead'' codid be ad-
mitted. Thus were members worn into
the Methodiet Episcopal Republicah Church,
according to thustat jb cof e3Methodist e-

mands of first-olass membership, the old flag
was thrown but to the breeze, and the church
christened "Ution." The pastor each Sabbath


EMil'ill ii
unconditional loyalty to the government of the
United States. He would tell them that if they
did not love the country, they did not love God;
and if they did not love God, they were not fit
,or uoe om a ount w owo Esa
seen. how can you love God whom you have not
seen ?" No man or woman found reception
to the Union church who did not profess ua.
compromising loyalty to the government.-
There teasone church, akleast, while the contest
was yet going on, and that, too, in a slavehold



quence of the strichesadf the pastor upon this
point in the reception of members, it was repor
ted, and became quite a patent remark, Dr.
cox swears them in."

BISHOP SOLE'S ENDORSEMENT *
Bishop Soule hsa appended to the "Bishops'
Address," the following endorsement, which we
8nd publiAbed in connection with the address:
"Owing to feeble health, I was notable to at-

oH due e oleThou
sidered the above Pastoral Letter, Lendorse the
sentiments therein contamed, and heartily give
my signature to the document.
August 31, 1865. Josaux SOULE,"
GEORGIA CONFERENCE.
The Preachers of the Georgia Conference who do

NY ,oiltlop ed tf u rosgnnedMonf e
same as soon as possible.
In view of the interruption of regular mail com.,
munications, Pre'siding Elders knowing certainly
of any Preachers who will not attend the Confer.
ence, will lease write us immediately.


Sept. 20 4w, ni v 1 '3cwarr

LETTER FROM NASHVILLE
The Advocate-Reunion of Churekes-No officud Proposi-


Mr. Editor,- You perhaps think, that I might
have written before this; and doubtless Imight.
But then, I have been egigaged about many
things, and there have been no mail arrange'
ments, and Ihad so many things to write about,
that I became discouraged and have refrained
from writing to you at all. The reception of
the Advocate a few days since reminded me of
my duty, and here are a few lines which are at
your disposal. Well,
First, I am glad you are afloat again. I hope
your sea will widen and the tide will be so fa-
vorable, that you never again will be required
to haul down your sails, or run aground. May
a wide berth, a goodraea, favorable winds, a
rich ORYgo, RDd a StooeBBfti VOyage be yours.
I was truly glad to see the old Advocate again;
and I devoured its contents with eagerness and
felt better after the repast. We need that paper
now, and greatly need the paper here, that we
may commune with our brethren and exchange
sentiments is }hese times of trial to our Zion:
I see you have alluded in your columns, as
have the bishops in their "Address" to the
question of "reunionnewith the Methodist
Eg.,-copil r. been (North). 't ?.. . .ishesar.
question and on that must I many, run,
ciur..ga and Chr.-1=>0 care. Te. ., .0 r..:.

ane sittilone ton unw2 du br til r
We will, the irhole Southern Church vt .
tertain anypropositioncomingfroxit the Nor t
for fraternal relations, when tihat proposition
comes from a proper sourceand with reason
ble andsChristian conditions and sugggons.
No, sir, we will reject no one, nor any body of
Christians who come to us in the spirit of our
Master and with broad, Bible.equitable, gener-
ous Methodistic proposals. We are willing to
mees any body of Christians, on the pistform of
the New Testament,
But no proposition has yet been offered; no
agetal communication lias yet been made to us
as & Church; and perhaps nonfi everewill be
There are brethren at the North who respect
us, who love us, who are willing and anxious to
fraternize with us, sye, are anxious to be one
with us; meeting \ty on the common platform

w ip ad e ni 1 ubse ar n 1snd xte
ing-to us, and receiving from us, all the rights,
privileges and immunities, of the Church of
God-of two great branches of the same family.
Such men we honor, such ministers we love,
But alas! Ifear they are m the minority.
The history.of the past and be indications
ct -rnr ge to abow absr. ne, 7.4.. Ir -ul in r fr n

.0 A 0--po-ed to tombJ ah 1x:stenal relations.
We were tot;oed into a long and vexatious law.
c.u.r to gain ab : for which we had made a fair
c.:mnact TE. Methodists of the North were
stung and vezed at our success, and have
sought ever since to avenge themselves in va.
rious ways. Now that the war is over, they
seek to take advantage of us and prejudice the
Government and the world against us, as a
Church, charging the Church with treason and
representang orgaradionas a Church, as
.is. ,.-.' and opps. sad to a tie Government. Yea,
they go farther and say, as I have heard iz
said myself, that we show ourselves treasonable
and disloyal, in that we will not < ome back
to thens and acknowledge ourselves sinners and
pray God and beg thenatoforgiv.ens and take ur.
in, and give us shelter from the storm. Nay
more, that we m at tak d
pled ch u e vows an make
t even e they redteo 48e mi b nux nd
ness of our repentance and assign us such place


. Ohurch is to be ignored, and such as is worth
to ag in, is to behabsorbed 8. ithedemainOder


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obhelkdonirt .DotorImustmerarryc~tohny. IromtheTou LAlleRournal i wnrthl, together with the half wa hich I
rSheI sad ite in I suh ad m rioffatl toe ta TELAO SS OF THE fi0UTH. shal: l hav given yon
at~at dobtd i I ad igtlyhead. Everything that relales to this subject inter- You muetsteak reppectfully and; c i mn rre
"Marr~y him?~ Good Heavens You do not eats the who e country, North and South. and my fami p. Anyl Imtuderl.e or., I, had cha
mean"-We recommended months ago the slavehold- noter will be followed 11y dlsmlssal and ions of1
**Yes i do. ear Jutia that." -ers of K~entucky to make some eort of contract ha~lf pay.
Why, he will never be able to do'a hand's with their negroes, giving them ~either s partofb Kfo quarreling or fighting will be allowed, and
turn otwiork for you--may never rise from his the crop or paying them a g.si. .s best undler yo arle expected to behave y~oul~relf m all prer-
bed; will have to be tended like an infant for the circumstances for bott c-e n er iuas
months, and may die after all." erred to the snocess of such an exp~eriniet, The products of the fairm are mninp, ani .\vu
"No matter, sir. He'd rather die with me made many years ago by an old millionairn of us e take themt without my consrent.--
than with anybody. Johnny loves me. llLouisiana, named John Mb'Donogh, in proof o~f 1' -c ilo-., 611 rg] i;,[,. melons mues not ben taken
marry him. it advantages. The success obtalined by the 't. us1~ 1I lrmi.,,,,.r. It'hen I have an aburdantl
There wass a quiet determination about the writer of the following letter in adop~ting the - i I 1,. 00 crso alssgiy gel them by asking.
woman which put all argument aside. And; same plan Is additionaltoa evidence in its favor.-- i .. asm--n a .11 t required to make their
Hiseave forgive me I if it needs to be forgiven, I The letter explains itself, and Ir .- i .:~ .s children "work tpelland faithfully, and to obey
tried none.- I am an old-fashioned fellow, who NEAR CLARKSVILLE, TENBN., ; 1 I tliose ivhoasre placed over theni. If Iheirchil-
never was so happy as to have any woman Gam. D. PRENTIcE, EsaegDear Mir I taedren are not made to work, I esinnot afford to
loving me; but I hiave known enough of women the liberty of addressing you personarlly, in or feed them.
to feel suiprjeed at nothing they do, of this der, if possible, to enlist your co-oper~ation and I pay you full wages, and expect you to prr-
sort. Besides, i thought, and think still, that support in building up a labor system which Bform your wh~ole duty and to work your whole
Dorothy was right, and that she did no more .will be mutually -beneficial to the white man time, unless I choose to give you a Saturday
thnwas perfectly natural under the circum- an h lc.With four upotadif-eengr pr fStrdyevenin'g, during
stqus. ece w kno tha wecannot fa~il, and unless hesmerwhcIwillaydoif you keep
Bt'And now, sir, how is it to be manaed P" some system is adopted, anl that slioedily,.hethe crop in good condition, through dollot
'Of course the sooner it was managed the bet- whole of this State, and perhaps all the. Houth- bind myself to do so. okatr~dsuym
tel', and I found, on trilking with her, that she ern States, will become a barren waste. We Yuare expected t okatradsuym
had rrlreadyarrangel -it all in her own mind, have no desire, if we could, to re-enslave thle interests, and to inform me of an tig thesis
She had lived long enough in Scotland to be negro. He has his freedom, which is his nor- going wrong; to be peaceable, ordrg and qui-
aware that a 8eotch irregular marriage was easy mal condition, and let him continue in the en et; to discourage theft, swearing, lo d and Im-
enough; simply by the parties declaringr themi- joyment of it. All we wish is to makeliis labor moral lrangugee andi intercourse, and to refrain
selves husband and wifb before witnesses ; but effective and reliable and just to both races. from contmurous talkigwiea ok
tltillher English ~feelings and habits clung to If you would write two or three editorials ad. I id myself to earry out my part of this
"" marriage by the proper clergyman." She vocating tire system we havi 1.Jopler.J. .r asI..ul4~ ;: MlrY E.
wats cotisiderably relieved when I explained to pr'obablyr be approved by :l =.1 arranulrli 1r, .n- yal h ate.
hey4.hat if she patin the bans thast Friday and become general throughout thle Southern 1':** I:.Ia .. 00 the Clravtieallohoilt
mighit-they mi ht be "cried" on Sunday in the States. Colonel Davis, in charge of the Freedmen's Bu-
parish hirk, and marriel bymy friend the min- You will perceive from the accompanying reauat that point,hs dpdtesutail
ister, to whom I would explain the matter, -on rules that we have not fixed any specified price features of the foregoing stipulations and pub-
Monday morning. for laborers, believing that supply and demand lished the following
"That will do,"she said. "And now I must will, in the case of lshor, as in other things, RULES AND REGULATIONs FOR F~R31 IIHADS.
go up stairs and speak to Johnny." regulate the price. W~e are ~paying, however, 1 One-half of the wages of the employe will
What ahe said tobim or how he received it, from twelve to twenty dollars per month, and be retained by the employer, until the end of
is impossible for me to relate. They told me furnishing rations, fuel and house rent. I have the contract, for itsfaithfulperformalnce.
nothing, and I did not inquire. It was not my tried these rules during the present year, bar. 2. The employes will be required to rise at
busineea; indeed it was nobody's business but ing adopted something similar, as you will per- daybreakc, each one to feed and take eareof the
their own. oeive, in January, and I know they will work stock allotted to him, or to perform any other
Uncle Adam has been at many a marriage, well. TUp to this time I have not had the slight- business that may be assigned him; toeet their
showy and quiet, grave and gay, hearty and est variatice with any of my employees. They breakfast and be leady for work at the signal,-
heartless, but he is ready to declare, solemnly, are contented and happy. Knoowing what is which will be given when the sun is half hour
that he never saw one which touched him so expected of them they doit willingly and cheer- high. All time lost after the signal is given
S.much asthatbriefceremony, which took place fully. I have not even spoken roughly to one will be deducted.
at the bedside of John Stone, the trapeze per- of them. A system that works so well surely 3 N~o general conversations wpill be al~lowed
.former. It did not occupy more than ten i~nm- must have something commendable in it. I durmg working hours.
utes, for in the bridegroom's sad condition the earnestly hope these rules may meet with your 4 EBsd worki will beoassessedi at its proper
slightest agitation wnasto be avdided. My Iheafty concurrence. They, or something likre value.
housekeeper and myself were the only witness- Ithem, is necessary to our future prosperity.-- 5. For dlisobedlieuce one dollar will be de
es, and the whole proceeding was made as M without them we are powerless and our ruin ie ducted.
matter of fact as possible. The bride's wedding |inevitable. i. I Iof duty and leaving withiout per-
dress was the shaliby old black gown which she In tishes past~ we hau 4o more ardent friend ust.: -c, '.11 be considered disobedience.
had neirer taken off for three days and nights, than yourself. Alay we not hope that now, 7. No live stock will be permitted to be raised
during which she, my housekeeper, and I, I ad since the storm of war has swe t over us, lerar, by the employes, without special contract.
shared incessant watch together; her face was ing us prostrate and. well nig friendless; you 8. AppleP, peaches, and melooa, or any other
worn and weary, but her eyes were bright and will come to our rescue, I & uas a helpid% product oCf the farm taken by the employee,
her voice steady. She never faltered once till hand, bind up our wounds, soothe our broken without permission of the empoloyer, will be
the few words which make a Scotch marriage spirits, and welcome us back ;ito the national Icharged for. -
were ended, and the minister--himself un- household as erring, but repentant children 9. Thie employee shall receive no visitors du-
moved-had shaken hands with her and wisned Yours, very truly, ring work hours.
her every happiness* J. B. K. 10. Three-quarters of an hour wrill be allowed
"Is it all done?" said she, half bewildered. Thyfollowing is the agreement between this during the winter months for dinner, and one
"Ay, lassle," answered my old housekeeper planter and -his ex-slaves: hour and a half during the months of June,
"ye're marnriedaure enough." iAs such a thing as hiring all the farFm hands July and August.
Dorothy knelt down and put her arms round has heretofore been unusual in this State, it 11. Impudence, swearing, or indecent and
Johany's neck, andlaidher head beside him on will be manifestly to the Interest of both the unseemly language to, or in thepresenceof the
~tt pillow, sobbing a little, but softly even now. black man and the white, that a system of rules employer or his fami~yBly gent, or quarreling
'Oh, my dear, my dearly nothing can ever and regulations he adopted in order that each or fighting, so as to ditf thepeacy of the
part us more.'' party may know his futy and how to perform hfam, will be fined one dollar for the first of-
SThe wonderful circus of H~err Von Stein has it; because,if each one should labor when he or fence, and, if reperated, will be followed by dis-
left our town a long time ago. It took its de- she pleases, without regard to the condition of misladls fs ay ashall be adjudged
parture, indeed, very roon af~terte dreadful the crop, it is probable that nothing: would be agiSt hB~fim ~JUby plh~~s~rope athoiy
trapeze accident, which, of course, got into all made and both parties would be losers. Is is 2 l ifclistamyrs ewe h
the local papers, and was discussed pretty always to the oen~fitofsociety and government employes shall be adjusted by the employer,
sharply all over the country. Nay, the utfor- that allits members act in concert and harmo-. and if not satisfactory, an appeal may be taken
tunate Signor Uberto, alias John Stone, had the yadortoehrorebohr'bnei.to an agent of the U. S. Government or a mag-
honor of being made the subject of a Times By so doing the woecommunity is enrichedl, istrarte.
leader, and there was more than one letter in the general tone ofsociety is elevated, ennobled, 13. All abuse of stock, or wilful breatking of
tha rper suggesting a subscription for his and purified, and the better principles of our tools, or throwing away gear, &e., wili be char-
benefit. But it came out, somehow, that his nnature overn our actions and direct our con- ged to the employe.
fater as ciou prpritorofconsiderable duct. H~eretoFore you, the blacks, hard been 14. Good and sufficient rations wjll be far-
merans faond so mothert subscpiounds anuished, slvs, ith.O no rsponsibilities and Itut few wished by the employer, not, however, to exceed
ritverreahin beondthity dd ouns, ithcars.But now, as far as the whft'es are con- six pounds qF bacon and one peck of meal per
which benevolence the public mis satisfied. cerned, you assume the duties of freemen, an eek for each adult.
I believe John Stone was satisfied too; that it will become you to begin from this day to 15. H~ouser-ent and fuel will be furnished,
is, if he ever heard of it, which is doubtful, for study in what manner you may best serve your free, by the employer.
during the earlier weeks and months of his ill- own interests. To your employer, if he is just 16. No night work will be required of the
ness his wife took care to keep everything pain- and kind to you, be accommodating and obli- omployP but such as~the necessities of the
ful from him; and so did I so long as they re- glng, and so endeavor to discharge your part 'la ' .1 .-'J demand-such as tying up fod-
mained under my roof. This was a good deal of the contract, and to acquit yourself of your der, firing tobacco, setting plant beds afire, se-
longer than was at first intended, for my house- duties as to leave no c au - f. i .1; .!1 I .:.:.. curing a crop from the frost, etc.
keeper became so much attached to Mrs.John on his part. By thus -3...rs 3.-U ;ards ..:0-,i ,-,, 17. A cheerful and willing performance of
Stoetian iie could not bear to let them go. a odname and your wages will be propor- duty will be required of ie employee.
bAm Ihe po.:r fellow himself was, as Dorothy tionably hi~Tgher. w~iilOI or to proceed to 18. Stock must be e~ and attended to on
hMd promised, "no trouble," almosta pleasure ]ay down oerrlsfrthe guidance of the Sunday.;
ipthe house, fromhis patience, sweetness, and employee, as well as for the employer, and first 19. The women will be required to do the
ipielignce Whn tey eftme tey entto he ontactcooking in rotation on Sunday.
a ml llodging. Whad by, where the w fe st, up [h~Dk~tse pa eciie in the rules, which are 20. The employe'wrill be expected to look
dress-msiking, aid soon got 4s much work as omitted.] after and study the interests of his employer:;
ever' she col4 IOgm ainsadte In re-tul:r IL. I- byou wil be expected ang t Indi hi fayhn thau is going amiss;
-toolbaspeople generally; for some emblappiastic requiraj to, 1o It.i eery best work; to gtup at t o b peaceable, orderly and pleasant; to dis
peron c.oka ntees inhe, nd aledday, feed everything and be ready to eat your < '<'i' thett,~ r awl r.d L 1.:. ~r t, his conduct to


GREAT OR GOOD.
a Oh bow I wish I man!
What wondrous th 'd do !,
I'd write such books that all the world
W -lid read them through arid through."
the Are fisshed from his eyes, as if
He thought it hard so wait : .
Ris mother whispered, DFirst be good,
Then, if you will, be great."
The b prang from his mother's side
Witob foots*e light and gay;
But dreams of fame were with him still
Amid his childish play. "
Years passed away, and he ha4 grown
As length to anan's estate;
Alast he cared not to be good,
But.only to be great
He wrote; men read; the world around
Was ranging with his name;
His early dreams had never reached
To such a height of fame,
Yetarould he sigh as if within
His heart felt desolate,
As if it were a weary thing .
To walk amongst the great-
Ye humble ones," he cried, who tread
The path of duty well,
The peace of mind I may not find
Stoops down with you to dwell.
I would that I had lived like yon,
Content in low estate; =
Oh, could I have my life again, ,
I would be good, act great."

1RE FLYING TRAPEZE.
SURGEON'S STORY, a
Not everybody knows what a trapeze is;
series of handle, milde of short poles suspenda
edat either end by elastic ropes, and fastened
to the roof, at regular intervas, all across the
stage. These handles are swung to and fro by
the performer or his assistant; and the feat is
to eatch each one, swing backwards and for-
wards with it, aind then to spring on to the next
one, producing to the eyes of the audience, for
a brief second or twq, exactly the appearance
of flying. Of course she great difHoulty lies in
choosing the precise moment for the spring, and
calculating accurately your grasp for the next
handle, since, if you Missed it-
"Ah," said my pldest niece, with a slight
shudder, "now I see the meaningof thosemat-
tresses which th. > ar, I. s i..,: ., carefully under
t.he whole firie at Ito i. 4 --. And 1under-
stand why that man, who walks about givitag
directions, is so very particular in seeing ths
the handles are fastened securely. He looks
anxious, too, I fancy."
"Well be may. He is Signor Uberto's father."
"Then, is it any thing very dangerous or
trightful ? Perhaps we had better go?"
But it was ado Jaic, or we fancied it was.
Besides, for myself, I did codwash to leave.
That strange excitement which impels us often
to stop ava see the end of a-thing, dreadful
though it may be, or else same. feeling for
which I was utterly unable to account, kepteme
firm in my place, For plat then,. entering
quickly by the usual door, appeared a small,
slight young man, who looked a mere boy in-,
deed, aind in his white tight fitting dress, that
showed every muscle of an exceedingly deli-
cate, graceful frame, wasa model for a sculp.
tor. Hq had long light hair. tied back with a
ribbon, alter the l....u c. acrobats, and thin
pale features, very firm and still. This w.as the
Bignor Uberto, who was going once more to
rist his hfe-as enry trapeze performer must
risk it-for our repat : >Los cla 1.[
He stood, while- to. 1.11.-, .= hall., II.-1 the
fastenings of each handle, and examined the
platfortil on which were laid the mattresses.
at the youth himself did not look ilt anything.
Perhaps he was so used to it that the perform.,
ance seemed safe and natural-perhaps he felt
It was useless to think whether it were so or
not, since he must perform. Or, possibly, he
took all easily and did not think of anything,
But I could not help putting ntylelf into the
place of the young man, and wondering wheth-
er he really did recognise any danger, more
especially asJ saw, lurking and watching in the
exit corner, somebody belonging to him-the
young woman in black, who was his sister, I
concluded, since when I visited him she had
brought lint and rage and helped me tie up his
libre hand. OPer this hand his father was ex-,
ceedingly anx ous, because every day's loss of
performance was a loss to the treasury. This
was the first day of the Signoi"a appearance,
and the circus was fall to one roof.
Popularity is seldom without season, and I
do not deny that the flying staptae is a very
curious and beautiful sight. In this case the
extreme grace of the performer added to its
arm. Tie m *uoted..=,s'.: 1-s:i, us.- i**6ta
s
latform at th- as a himself off by thefin.:'.. 1- clingagg only
with his hands, I * .:Ia 1 like one of the
floikting figures in victiares of saints or fairies.
Has father, standli,- aE 1*.....- ar. An souse,- n..
tently his time-f .| .-, ..-=ol n..,-us y.t..ve
either too late or I...o =<.>-1 a -.. tt.. ..uses
trapeze forward to m-. L l..m. 1 ve .....ve m an
dropped lightly into it, hanging a, moment in
air between whiles. apparently a '= -1, = ld; ese
had been born to fly, then gave L..m *-II ..aortel*
swing, and alighted safely at the far end of the
platform. The feat he accomplished twice,
thrice, four times, each time with some slight
variation, and more gracefully than the last,
followed by a low murmur of applause-ther
people were too breathless to shout. The fifth
time, when one had grown so familiar with the
performance that one had almost ceased to
shudder, and began to regard the performer not
asshuman creature stau, with flesh and blood
andbones, butas some painted puppet, or fan-
tasmal representation on a wall-the fifth time
he missed his grasp of the second trapeze, and
fell.
It was so sudden; one moment the sight of
the flyfug figure-thenext a cruish on aL., ten
dressed platform, on its edge, from whip roud8
off a helpless something falling with a helivy
thud on the sawdust f oor below. I heard a
ecream-it might be from one of my gith, but I
could not heed them. Before I knew where I
was, I had the young man's head on my knee,
trying to keep off the crowd that pressed
around. '
"Is he dead?"
"Ns, na, he's bodied. Gitlis him some whfs..
ky. Ife's com"isg to, puir laddie."
But he did not "come to," not for hours, un-
till had him taken to the nearest available
lace-which happened to be my owy house
or his lodglugs were at the other end of the
town. All the long mght that I sat by the
young man's bedside I feTt somehow as if I had
murdered him or helped to do it; for, had I
not 'followed the multitude to do evil." and
added my seven half-cronii% tempt Lim, or
rather the skin-fhut father, who was makrug
2noney by him, to ask his life for our amitse-
ment ? 1)ue, he would have done it all the
same had I not been there, outsill1 was there,
land my Jadies swelled the number which had
luredhimontohisdestructionam. Efeltvery
guilty.
Wnatthey felt, poor dears, I do not know; it
was quite impossible for me to take any heed of
them. My whole attention was engrossed by
the case. I wonder if people suppose us sure
geous hardened because we get iuto the habit
of speaking of our (.-el .r creatures merely as
"a case." No one Line- I my doing what I
would with my patient, so I had him removed
to my own room-the spare rooms being occuo
pled-examined hits and set a Limpleffacture
ofthe arm, which was the only v sittle injury.
Then I sat and watched him, as conscience
stricken as if Ihad been (..ae ..rs 2. <1-1 R. ten 1
Emperors at a.gladiator .Ls...-. . a vies.ru
Spanish Jady at a bull-fight, or a fast young
English nobleman hiring rooms at the Old
24tly an order to witness a judicial murder.
For had I not eat calmly by, a spectator of what
was neither more nor less than murder


Somebodybehindmeseemedtoguessatmy
thou ht.
"I he had died, doctor, Ishould always have
said he had been murdered.
there was an intenalty iti the voice which
quite stiartled me,.forehe had kept so quselly in
tne back at I had :-e reely soliced
her till it woman in black. She
was not a woman ,-perhaps not
young At a eplypitted with small-
pox thkt her age me doubtthl to guess at;
butshe.had kindaoft eyes, anthtelligent fore-
Head, and an excesstrely sweet English voice.
If there is one thing more than another by
whiob laudge a woman, it is her voice; not her
set f'companf' voice, but the tone she speaks
in ordmarily or accidentally. That never de.
ceives. Looks may.< have known fair faced,
blueseyed:.angels, and girls with features as
soft and loirely:as hours, who could talk in
most duloet fashion till something crossed
them, and then out came the hard metallic
ring.virhichalwaysindicatethatourseofwoman-
hood-horst of all faults, except untruthful-
neEs-teropet. And I have heard voices, be-
longing to the plainest of faces, which were
deep aind soft, and low like a thrush's in an
April garden. I would rather marry the wonian
that owned such a voice than this prettiest wo-
man in the world, 'This youn woman had one,
pad I liked her instantaneous y.
"Who are you, my dear?"I whispered. "His
sister?" a
"He has none-nor brother either."
"His cousin, then f"
"NO."
Looked my liezt question, and she answered
it with the simple honesty I expected from the
owner of that voice.
"John and Iwere play-efellows; then we kept
company fxve years, and meant to be married
next month. His father was against it, or it
would have been sooner. But Johnny wished
to stop trapezeing and settle in some other line,
but old Stone wanted money and wouldn't let
him go. At last they agreed for six more per
-
formances, and this was the fast of the six."
"He'll never perform more," said I; involun.
tarily,
"No, he couldn't with that arm. I am very
thankful for it," said she, with a touching des-
perate clutch at the brightest side of things.
How could I tell her whatI began every hour
more to dread-that the broken arm was the
least injury which had befallen the young man
-that I feared one of those concussiozis to the
spine which are often produced by a fall from
a height or a railway injury, and which, with-
out any external wound, cripples :l... earf,-re r
for years or for life.
"No, he never shall do anything o' that sort
again," continued she." "Father or no father,
Fil not have him murdered." And there came
a hard fierceness into, her eyes like that of a
creature who has long been hunted down, and
at last suddenly turns at bay.
"Where is his father? He has not come near
hiny?
"Of course not. He's a preolous coward, is
Old Stone, and as sharp as needle after money
or at keeping away when money is likely to be
wanted. But don't be afraid. I've myselLgot
enough to pay you, sir.. That's all the better.
He is any Johnny now."
This was the most ofr our conversation, car-
riid on at intervaleand in whispers, during the
night. My fellow-watcher sat behind the cur-
tain, scarcely moving, exce t to do some fem.
inineofBee, such as building up the fire noise.
lessly, coal by coal, as nurses know how, hand-
ing me anything I required of food or medi-
cine. Or else she sat motionless with her eyes
fixed on the death-white face; but never shed a
tear. Not till, in the dawn of morning, the
young man woke up in his right senses, and
spoke feeb) but articulately,
"Doctor, nk you. I know you, and I
pow what a happened. Only, just one
word. I want Dorothy. Please fetch Dorothy."
"Yes, Johnny," spoken quite softly and com.
posed; "Yes. Johnny, Em here."
It was a diflioult case. The first-rate E.1.ra-
burghSurgeon, whom, doubping my OH In BKill,
I fetebed next day, could make nothing of it.
. There were no injuries, external or internal,
that couldbe traced, the young man lay complaining'of nothing,
'perfectly conscious and rational, but his lower
limbs apparently paralyzed.
We called in a tlHrd doctor; he, too, was
puzzled; but he said he had known one such
case, where, after a' railway accident, a man
had been brought home apparently uninjured,
but having received some severe nervousehock,
proba to the spine. He lapd been laid upon
his bed, and there he lay yet, though it was
years ago; audering ame, israd a ish nil his fa,.
ulties clear, ran I lousli fiely W.:.5 c. Alged to [.0
watched over and waited up .0 bu.* againimant,
by his old wife.
"For he Fras an old man, and he had a wife,
which"was lucry for him,'? added Dr. A. "It's
rather hardeffor that poor young fellofr; who
may have to ge as does now for the rest of
his days."
'Slush 1" I usa, he ye talksuz lorid in
the passage, and close betair a us -=ood poor
Dorothy, It hoped she had not heard, bu: the
first sight of her face convinced me she Isad;
only women have at times a self almost awful.
Whether it was that I was afraid to meet her,
I donotknow, but I stepped quickly out of the
house, and walked a mile ox more to the rail-
way station with my in0 In <.-3.. When I re.
turned, the first th.ng la so. no Dorothy, wait-
ing on theagair-head with my housekeeper be
side her. For, I should observe, that good wo.
man did not object nearly so much to a poor
dyingladne tonn evening party an(bad tak-
en quite kindly to Dorothy
"Yes, she had .heard it all, poor girl, and I
could not attempt to deceive.her; indeed. I
felt by inst.nct that else wasa person who ec.ul-1
not to., dec...ve-d, 1** whom it no hear to tell
thewhole trutlisatisfiedthatshewouldbearit
well. She did, wonderfully. Of course I tem.
peredit with the faint consolation, that doctors
are sometimes mistaken, apd that the young
man had.youth on his side; but there the
, truth was blank and bare, nor did I pretend to
bide it.
"Yes, sir, thank you, sir. Thank aggt:.s
telling me all. My poor Johnny !" igif
I took her into the parlor, and gave her a
glassof wine. ..
"Idon'tneedit, sir. Fm use-1 to e..k mis-
ing. Inursed my sister tillahedied. We were
dress-makets, and then Johnny got me as cos.
tume makes to the circus. I can ea9 a godd
deadly my needle, sir."
This seemed far awaysflom the point, simd so
did hernextremark.
"His father won't help him, sir, you'll see,
not a half-penny, He is got another-wife, he
cells her, and a lot'of other children, and does
n't care two-pence for Johnny."
''Poor fellow!" -
"Heisn'tapoorfellow,"sheilbsweredsharp-
ly; he's a very clever fellow; can read and
write and keep accounts; he was thinkingsof
trying for a clerk's situation. With thqt and
my dresismaking, we abould have donery
well, if we had oneq been mastr
I hardly kziew what to answer, r*leir so e x-
-ceedinglysorry for the poodr girl, and yet she
did not seem to feel her althetion. There was a
strange light in her eyes, and a- glow on her
poor, plain face, very like orie whose whole
hopes in life had just been suddenly blasted..
"Doctor"-theroice went to my heart, 44-
spite its bad grammar and horrible English o*
nounciation, droppedh'sandall-'mayI k
to you, for thav4 nobody else, not a soul be-
.longing to me but Johnny. Will you let him
stop herefer a wkek or two?"
"A month, if necessary."
"Thank you. Eq ahall beho trouble to you.
T'li take care of that. Only there's one thing




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