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Title: Southern Christian advocate
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Publication Date: November 30, 1865
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HREE DOLLARS PER ANNUM. PUBLISHED BY A COMMITTEE OF MINISTERS, FOR TIZE M. E. OEURCH, SOUTH. E. H. M


. Vol. XXVIII.-No. 27. Macon, Ga., Thursday, November 30, 1865. New S

JERUSALEM THE GOLDEN. In the early part of the year thecongregations were those who have been the benefleiariesof our church, ment exercises, and the occasion was not infe- d at we sh
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Jerusalem the Golden, very large; they are still good, and the continuance cannot fail to awaken the most serious apprehend. rior in goint of intereskto'those of other years, ter rches of th
Ilangesh for one gleam of the Easton is desired, sions. Whether this large class of our .population The entire number in attend ance during the the Gospel and to b
Of all thy glory folded Mosticallo Colored Mission was served in con- will accept the services-and respect the:instructions 1 Collegiate year of 1864-5, was 113. Its present salvation, theref>r
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In distance, and in dream! section with the Monticello circuit by Rev. W. IV. of the members'of this Conference-whether they patronage numbers .80, and is steadily anoreas- Resolved, 1st. Tha
My thoughts Hke palms in exile' Oslin and Rev. E. H. R4nry. It has 175 on proba- will be able to defrayin whole or in part, the nee-a xag, The classes and all the exercises are mpin- in our power to giv
Climb up to look gnd pray gon 463 in full connection, and is in a flourishing essary expenses of the -Gospel Ministry which we tained as usual. The pupils in attendance people in our boun
For a glimpse of that dear country I manifest unprecedented zeal in their studies, that they are free t
That lies so far away. condition. provide for them-whether, in the event of their and in view of the present state of the.country whom Obrist died t
alem the Golden. / Clinton Colored Misason was served in connec- failure to support the m nisters sent to them, the the prospects of the College are quite encour- Resolved28. That
thinks each flower that blows tion with the oirenit by Rev. J. W. Turner, wba Church at largewilteal the obligationtomake good aging. Let us still *encourage the Faculty, Elders and Preach
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And every bird a sh ng, reports its continuance.doubtful. the deficiencies thus created by -providing funds for Patrons audFriends of this valuable interest of .colored peoplebave
Of the same secret hows1 Macon Colored Mission was served by Rev J. the Missionary treasury; these are all questions of the Church, to persevere amid discouraging cir- our quarterly confe
I know not what the flowers W. Burke until the occupation of Macon by the profound interest, and great difficult. That there cumstances in their efforts to sustain it. operate in this wor
can feel, or singers see, Federal army. Afterwards- the members of the are grave doubts in regard to 'the stability of the cor.x,1ssworrn rusanwra, be enlisted in it as
Bufall these summer raptures church determined to unite with the African Meth- colored population, in their. religious associations, located at Talbotton, Ga., is in ajflourishingeon- Resolved3d. That
Are prophecies of thee- odist chuseh, and the missionary telinquished the we are not prepared to- deny: Thkt it is our duty edition. The vacancy occasioned by the death among them by the
Jerusalem Like Golden, charge by the advice and consent of the Presiding as a Church, as Christian ministers whose sole duty 8 dhas been filled in the erson cePveo thanheyGa

hhen18bun tt in he est, El as Oblored Missios was served in connection dbp p at 1 80 a oC pe a tthe col i Thnd u r sy qjI ol t maPi inp iha
And igh t torches with the circuit by Rev. T. A. .Pharr. It has 50 fading their liroper sphere of action, but aliso in year now closing, was 77p This school is well .ored people with t
Through intbr to gloom, probationers; 000 in thlloonnection; $149 90 paid performing their duty to'themselvesand the worldwe worthy the confidence a'nd patronage of the eral supervision of
Are waving with their welcome, by the whites, and $5.00 bythecolored for the sup-- cannot hesitate to afilem; As Christiansy who pro- Ohurch. the preacher in ch
To thy eternal home. port of the Alasion. The missionsis in tolerably fess to fear God and wakrighteousneESW6 dateBOL LAGRANGE EE3EALE COLLEss. The Report was
alem the Golden good condition. ground this obligal,10supon political expediency Rev. G J. Pearce the Agenhis College
here loftily they g Starkville colored Mission has been, served in The moral and spiritual welfare of this people we reports its buildings to be in the e condition ON ROTTSES OF
O'er ain and corrows den connection with the circuit by Rev. T 8. L Har- have hitherto sought to promote, when they were as at the last report-the wa hef the unfinished



God's palace for his poor. missi.:-n in an unpr.:-mang conit..:.0, er..i r rs, bondmen. If they will hear uswe must preach ExoRY 40I.TAGE, appligagions have
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mends itediscontinuance. to them-we must preaub, not a gospel bf political hat shall wp pay of this old and so much citargeffor the tran
Jerusalem the Golden I Factory lgieston, Haeon District; was served by dogmas and social theoffes,45atthe gospelof Chrief, loved institution, the Alma Mater of so.maty of flees and church lo
There all our birds that Hew,- Rev, James V. M. Morris. He reports 2 appoint- which is the power of God. If they will not re. Our brethren in the mmistry and membership? withdraw from the
OOruPp a th e ,- mants; 21 probationers; 80 members; 3 Sabbath ceive us to their confidence and loves in times past, We scarce know what. It has been suspended fore we recommend
And all the glad life-music Schoolit, with 22 ollioers and teachers, and 107 the blame is not ours; he have delivered our own for years, but we learn that itsbuildingsarestill ing resolutions.
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Now heard no longer here, scholars. The mission has paid the aniEBionary's souls. But weshouldnotallowprematuresetionand in existence and unimpaired. We are informed Resolved 1st. Th
Shall come again to greet us, board and $125 It is in a good condition. hasty decieves, whick do indeed argue both disre- also by the Trustees that its exercises will short- of Worabip used by
As we are drawing near- Columbus Factory Mission was served by Rev gard for our authority as a churen, and forgetful- oTgh reo eeWe ATe that it a bebso e dern
Jerusalem the Golden I J. T. Ainsworth. de reports 2 appointments; 45 ness of benefits formerly received, to alienate us fishering. We ought not, we must not suffer Geoff in Conference
I .odonda7 by da probationers; 215 members. In the early part of from these misguided people. We should permit a the laudable attempt to prove abortive. Let this property to an
Heart-soreeachnigh with longing, theyearthe mission was prosperous; but since largeeharit3jeocovertheird&&#"andbeeverready Eazory College fail! Never To the rescue, everandapplicati
I stretehmy.hands andhpray the destruction of the Factory buildings In Colums -to welcome them back to our fold whenever they men and brethren, to the rescue! Savy itf om action of the Quar
That m.dst thy leavesof 11ng bus, various causes have conspired to produce dis- are convinced that they have discarded their true disapidation, from a muscles encumbrance to the direciion of one
WMereThieM7kCde e fr 2 troubling- traction and confusion in the work. Its continu- friends, a reaken their be interests. If in Unusch. Les her c.aasic halls again be filled Neverthe'eas, that w
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The weary are at rest. ance, however within the city limited, is earnestly the providence of God, she time should arrive with studious youth. Let those happy dayere- -uch charges conti
-Guthria's Sunday Magazine. desired bythe members and friends of the mission, when the interests of the Redeemer's Kingdom will ouro when amid her quiet shades the rising E Church, S>uth,,
Haralson Mis@n has 110 whites on probation; be a ..r. I 3 by '. ..ig a t... W independence youth of Gegrgia stanu store their minds with terly Conferemies
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mogE TORGBOARDN RMANAUDe inufunowneoion acboledono ab we r oo wesba wh mG s e. rnour juri ic- art m n a a ros go ymin br
SIONARY BOCIETY and teachers: 95 pupils. The mission has paid work, and shaH not be fcund wanting in material unite their endeavors to restore it. Let us do Resolved 2d. That
Asbury and Trinity Mission was served by Rev. $130. proofs of our go DD Cox, who reports 2 local Deaeons, 39 white Snowhill and ReddefMission was served-by Rev rive, we feel that a dispensation of the gospel is thing more pr oductive of godd.. ensusag year, and
probationers, 208 white members, 1 Sabbath Schsel R J Harwell. He recommendsits discontinuence committed to us. which it cludes the white man and Bus isow can we bear the shame and mortiB. colored members s
Houston Mission wits served by Rev Alfred Dor,. 6110 black man in its beyvotentdesigns, andenjoins cation of seeing the only male College under bers of the H. E. C
for the whites, with 29 officers and teachers. 187 man. It has 10 appointments; &local preAchers; upon usin so far as in us lies, the spiritual eleva. the care of this Conference come Loso disgrace. op be reouested to
scholars, 1200 volumes in library; 109 colored pro' 18whites and 2 colored on probation; 189 whites tion of all the fallen sons of Adam. ful an end ? Win not the wnole Church rally plies for said churc
bationers, 1048 members; IBabbath Behool for the and 8 colored members. The -mission has paid and crying, "shame!" at the very suggestion,, vieton of the preach
colored people, with 5 teachers and 103 scholars $75.65 to the Missonary, who recommends its con, RESOLUTIONS. masse one more earnest effort for the redensp, Conference year.
From the whites 5854 were collected in Confede. Mon of this noble institution ? Let it not be
rate moneyt dM i7 58 mp so e rren do arr Misaces wasPete 6 o2r 10F M To tuTVh ea 0 a t sai has tt r shodists of Georgi oueld f The 0 mEm tT
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pn df m es e u Cn on'J'hebMissio ure- 100cateobumens. The mission is prosperous, and i 4 hoc co o be liathra the sermon strangeregeWephope, w 8e c eth Tdr Unas they have c
should be continued. ation of Deacoas, should e disseminated thro gh tees will succeed la cheir efforts to reconstruct relation of this Gen
desires to become station. The colored people of Outlodes and Knoxville Mission was served by the entiroblhques, therefore a its Faculty and classes, and that soon, very soon with which it has
Trinity are content to remain under our present Rev Morgan Bellah, who reports 40 on probation; Resolved, That Bishop Pierce be requested to we shall hear that it is in suocessful operation. and recommend th
care, and the missionary thinks that with proper 586 in fal connection. The colored people do not embody the truths, and sentiments of that sermon Whereas, there
attention they will continue under our jurisdie- expect the Conference tweend thema preacher nor in ageries of artroles Labapabbsh & in the South. REVARMINIUS WRIGHT TitEASURER-IN COUNT word er God, withi
flon. ern Christian Advocate GEGEGIA1HICSONAltYS001ETY, elice, and whereas,

Be Teir Re r & orcohnnectio yes' om Andrew chapel, Columbia, Richmobd, th^deoqple and the Bishop promised to respond to Augusta, e..kans..n 800 etty is r tuuor a
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8 sppointmence, 26 probationers, 150 in fulloonnee: Gibson, Watkinsville, Morgan, Greenabore, Lex cOLLECTION-TO DIFRAY EXPENSES OF DELE ATES Ba annah hinity and Weafey ChapelwA, M work, as a separate
tion, and 160catechumena. ington, Wilkes, Broad River, Lincolaton, Elber- TO GENERAL CONFERENCE Wa n boro', LL Ledbetter, ., therefore, Resolve
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Burke colored Missionwas served by Rev. Thos ton, Buffalo, Clarkeaville aud' Glayton, Blairsville Resolved, That the preacher in charge of Cir- s .,.,3 a , I ._ ,., on 1st. That werec
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B.Lader. 10as4appointments atpresentrfor- tdyU u in a oe o, am loA a et 11tea *uareChere y ddreptedtto take ds. It >Inu s...s 1 pTint hbeRev
merly it had 16, and before the disturbed condition Everett, Ohattahooehee, Georgetown, Isabella' of Februaryto defray the expenses of the delegates eco so Ed. That the age
of the country the membership was very large.- . toShe General Conference, and convey the moneys masse usanton shueted to open
There are now 50probationers, 800 in full connee Mount Vernon, Hinesville, Statesboro, Houston, to the nearest delegate, to be eqplly divided be- he c an ol. Mission, D. J Myriolt 5500 American Bible So

fo eR I m a el in hu hs on syd ahlone a Missions w havehnoB6 that so ae ot er e; t the e als 1 e ee ra 1 I . u 1.'I.Arnold, are ha neoMau Ti
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the year, and the prospects of the Missionkre en- many of our Missions have furnished us no returns, idue be turned over to aid other Conferences in dams, ., s. ri Evans in the bounds
couraging. All 'parties concerned unite in request- and that we can strive at no conclusion concerning P b' I. and the Bishops their ex- E retsoand o in M.A tbur through its agent,
ing the Mission to be continued, and promise to do their condition and prospects. At the same time, P AMERICAN MBLE BOCIETY ogan' Of he next ODer
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all they can for its support. we feelgratefulto Divine Provzdence for the pro. Resolved, That this Conference is h ly grati- usesson azaruct a 7175 Church, South for

Lo hills no d on bwas served in con toietion wh h Hemi staifor d tshwhline e eH hdi amco r I und b e a ican iallleaSnod Thos.J. Embry. e
phy. He reports 28 on probation, and 425 in full ardised property and life; and that, although many elety during our national troubles, in donating Bi- Gr earle andCol.M saion J Blakelyannith, 117 25 of the Geor la Con
connection. The migiating habits of the colored 'oe 1 ei at ly o es oms al actually ble eNo, where mo e eded in the South as well F *> t a y Smith, we do not nw kn
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et\::no thHM o une a 8 emps b t eyr rhino ie gedd at tag at 5 t je e r et fur- ^ m s
.condition ofthe mission is not prosperous, although nish colored Churebes applying for titles to Churel\ 5409 to the ensuing Gener
its continuance is desired, and the colored people eternal life, looking for the fullness of their reward edittees usedby them witn a coppyof the resolutions West hp 1, A M' eimenter. $so ea Church, South, ma
are willing tocontributefor the support of a preach- thht ness pnon Id e a 1 e6 et pe adopted by Conference upon that subject. Adopt- tur J J M d, a subjdee hat if the
mg. DIVISION OF THE CONFERENCE, a taon and C 10 d Mass on, Daniel Kelsey, a the M. E. Church,
HCosoeta Mis pnot ee bb pR .at mers a We haven time to deplore the sorrows, the at AResolvto bl. That t.heC etjshaom rsehogy. Luareuoeville, Rev.S A Clark, 5 co lations to theCAme
in fall connection. The Mission is not in a pros fictions, or the Spora of the past. The present quested to obtata the privilege from that body, to anarrzx oranter. Peirce continue h
prone condition. claims our un ded attention, and our utmost en- divide this into two Uonferences, at such time as it Griffm, OA Fulwood, 17 00 as isontemplated
Athey Golored Charge was served by Rev. W. orgies. Adjusting ourselves to the changes that may, in future, determine to do so Forayth arcuit, W JCotter, to so time.
P. Patillo, who reports 18 on probation; 186 in are passing over the fac4 of society, we should be 1 -1 r .e be re" $25 co 4th. That toe p
full connection; I Sabbath School; 6 officers and ready to enter everyfieldof usefulness, leaving use *) F' -- Georgia moon assures. #there to aid Bro.
teachers; 150 catechumens; 100 Sabbath School discussion of civil and political themes to those .. to I on a 2. r..a .r i4.. curing and distrib
requisites; 20 reading books. The colored people whose province it is to conserve the interests of --------- -* --- taking collections
in Athens desire for the present, to continue their Caesar, whilst we are careful to render unto God the REPORT OF CGMMITTEE ON EDUCATION. sunxany. sa so saebwherever it
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connection with us, and to be served the next year things that are God's. In this spirit, we earnestly The CommiWee on Education beg leave to Au ata District seco so The Report was
by the preacher who is on the Athens Station. exhort the members of this Conference to make full report: ens Td
Factory Mission, Athens District, was servedby | proof of their mimatry, keeping before the people Looking back from our present stand point n '. son do WANTED-AN
Rev E. F. Anderson, who reports it in a healthy of their several charges the great cause of Missions, over the losses of five years of desolation and gn, ,"
conditioD; 1807 2011SV6 l)00B Bide(1 to the aburell, ende&VOring CO Onlarge their VieWS Of Cilristian ob. OrrOW, we view with sadness the disastrous re- Amerious a 420 see We lately saw a
and $62.00 paid to the Hissionary. There are two ligation and duty, and teaching them that, as stew- suit of our troubles upon the cause of educa; aneurs utmency sold, ,, I so above. It conveys
Sabbath Behools well attended. I ards of the Sovereign Lord of the vineyard, they tion. Tne country hasebeen deprived of many Credits $254780 mora00880n.
Jeferson Colored Hission was served by Rev. A. will be held to a strict secount for the manner in of her pr celess gems of moral and intellectual Nov. 20, by amount paid ont to Missionaries, 2549 80 An honest, ind
e b he ol pe pkeo e nobes tend it 6 whichith y emplo hoe rtLor on e ca the Board ob 1 une io .. .- . ., r.. men. e will . .
interest in the church for several mother past. ThiS have had referred to their consideration a subject for the masses which was operating so suegess ON PRE ACHING TO THE CQLORED PEOPLE. t..:.u i. .. I al .
Mission has been served in connection with Jeffer- of momentous interest to the Church and to socie- fully before the beginning of our trout le; the The Special Committee on true report of the up to be a sitan of
son circuit, the Missionary being the junior preach- ty at large. We have been called ripon to give Oburch, too, not escaping the ravages of the Board of .I ...; - of the Geosigia Conference chaiaeter,
er on the etrcuit shape and direction to the energies of the Church terrible scourge, has not been able to justain Missions: L. .co;,, with regard to the colored He wili be wante
RinggoldMission wasservedby Rev.C.H.El" itstheseare involvedin the religious-welfare of thenumerous2nstitutionsunderbercare.-Most peoplebeg leave to day that the M.-lts..*Let himfof. 1--....
lis. He reports 46 on probation; 246 in full con- those persons who have hitherto been held in a state of them had syspended their exercases, and Episeqpal Church, South, has in the past en- chapio .. .1.1. s
section; $81received. TheMissionianotprosper' of bondage. 8tddenly released from the obliga- few have been able to resume them. Thecon- deavored f ichfully to discharge its duty; in the ........,ma 1..
ous, sequences town sising youth have been most preaching of the gospel to the colored people, t, ra. I.r n. ....,
tionof obedience to their earthly masterstheeman- deplorable. Many promising young men who always recognizing, as it did, tbs"claims of the lawyer; patients
Euharlee Mission was served by Rev. W. Oq cipated negroes have, in many instances, shown a were pursuing a Uoilegiste course, and others class of ur [ [ 01 <: .... which preaching of the religlDus 80Dgrega
Dunlap. He reports 90 white and 8 colored on disposition to throw off all the reattaints of humb who wyre pr< paring for it have been deprived gospel G db 1.*. .. A to the conversion of a teacher of their
probation; 176 white, and 15 colored in full con- and divine law. With the most extravagsat and of the opportunity to complete their education, hundreds of thousands of them, ansi tuat our an officer.
section. The Mission is in good condition, but de. exaggerated ideas of the privileges and advantages while younger persons have been cut short in last statisti al report showed E000 col-.*r & He will be wante
stree to be united with the Cassville circuit. growing out of a state of freedom, they began very teetr course and may never attala even the el ,members and probationers in e., t...-a-J ..at areas as a citizen; ac
Lafayette Mission was served by Rev. W. T. soon to entertain an evident distrust of all those ments of a good academic training, Conference, and 208,000 enrolled as members neighbors as a frie
Hamilton. He reports 11 appointments; 78 pro- who sought to moderate their transports, or to cord Bus while we thus retrospect use mournful and probationers of the M. E. Church, South, world as sti acqua
bationers; 469 members; 8 Sabbath Behools; 12 reet their wild andunfounced expectations With- past, let na love with hope and confidence to This most encouraging result of our efforts him for a beau, an
teachers; 80 scholars. out experience in regard to either their temporal Lae uniciding fixture. Let us be earness in our hittlerto-the conservative influenceof religious An honest, ind
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Newton Colored Mission was served by Rev J. or rehgious interests, they sought to render them- endeavors to avail ourselies of the limited truths uporethem as minifesLed in their quiet, boys,.will 1ou an
Know'ee. He reports the condition of the Mis- selves at onceinde endent, andto assume the man- ) means in our power, to by again the fonsula peaceable behavior during the war-their gen- you app y f >r the
io 9 tions of broader, and we trust, more durqblem- eral good conduct smos it closed, and their Mou win be wanted
an to be by no meane encouraging. Inattention agement of both. In too many instances, they 4tf- satutions. Let thode which have been paralyzed poverty ana dependence now, appeal to us for tive, but uses doe
and want of interest upon the part of the negroes, fered themselves to be perenaded that those who be re= qscitated, let others that are still in oper-, redoubled ditigence and enlarged effortain their you honest / Yo
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largely resulting from their unsettled condition formerly cared forJhem, and provided the ministry ation be sustalued on a more fiberal scale, and, behalf. They are now emphattedly the poor who industriese" You
since their emancipation, and the indifference of of the word of life for their besefit, were their on- in she-course of years, they may not only attain are to have the gospel preached unto them. I'ney ap- a tavoracle impre
many of the whites have been causes of embarrBEB- ARFAX GROmies, frOM Whom they mtBtat once, and blueven echpse their former splendor. We peal to our pani amin, to our philanthropy and both honess and i
mentto the Hissionary- forever separate themselves. In some places, par. should be devoutly thankf ul toamerchulProv- and Christian obmity-sud your Committee is for a good situtio
froupColored riseIomwas served in connection ticularlyinourcities, -entire congregations have idence that some of our blessed institutions sure thatthey.danot appealin vain. Tuesame friends, teachers
with the circuit by Bev. T. J. Embry and Rev. P withdrawn from our comMunion, and united them- have survived fue storm that sweDt down so love for souls that caused us to follow them mend you for thes
A. Head There arefs appointments; 45 proba- selves to another Church, of whose existence the many. Among those is thalfirst and noblest of amid miasmas and death, to the rice and cotton feel, your charact
ifoners.and l61members. gongregatious general- colored people had no knowledge until the very inititutious of ther class: fields of the South, that we might present to on bearing the w
ly good. day in which they decidedto unite their fortunes wasLETAN rexiLE COLLEGE. t a 8 g a ny Ou N 15
Greestills Colored Missionwasservedinconce within. The very fact that the religious associa' Its buildings have been preserved from des prox may to them, our long service of them, wdi do it. .You
slon with the circuit by Rev. J. Blakely Smith and tions of lifetime can bothus voluntarily dissolved truction, and its exercises have not been sus- our familiarity with their habits and character. -muss work and
Rev. John B. Deering. It has six appointmental in a day, and thepastoraloversight of acompetent ended for any length of time. The sakaolastics and the seeining intention of Providence that and election for
48 probationarls ASS embers: 60 eateehand, ministry repadiatedby the common sopsent of year closed in July with to usual Commence, they shall remain among us, indless that God made sure.


YERS, D. D., EDITOR.

eries.-No. 180*

ll continue to assist our sis-
South, to furnish them with
e the instruments of their
, b6 i)
t we will continue to do all
e the Gospel to the colored
ds recognizing id themasow
he same immortal beings for
hat they were when slaves,
we require our Presiding
rs in charge to see that our
.theproached wordandthat
rences be requested to co-
k, and our local preachers
much as practicable.
classcoilectore be appointed
Preacher in charge to re-
thag to pay toward the

(Pt8ob choenrjou cot
he whites, as to give the gen-
the work among them to
arge.
adopted,
WORAFT(P FOR COLORED
PEOPLE.



eco made.by at veMI colored
sfer of titw to church edi-
ts, an Af. E. Church, South; there
d the adoption of t&neTollow-

t as the titles of the houses
such colored charges, is

f ure ,eS<>ftthhe colors
has no power to convey
y other organization, bat-
onstherefore niustawa the
terly Corifereness under the
next GReral Conference
ere none of the members of
nue to be membersof thieM.
we recomment to the Qxar.
nd Trustees of said cHurch.
or 4 obpe e ede e

as some of our colored
cted coloredipasters for the
we are desirous that all our
hbuld continue to be mem-
laureb, South, tbst the Bish-
appoint, suck personsas sups
h, unoer the gimeral supers
er incharge lor the ensuing


OnNth LD eCc U eg leave

considered the question of the as
terenceto the Bible Societies
heretofore been connected,
e following for adoption.
is great aestitution of the
n the bounds of -thiff oonfer-
the ConigderateStatesBible

g etd distri u-
organization in the future,
,
mm&nd the presiding Bishop
. J.Pearce agent ior the

nt be, and he is hereby in-
a correspondence with the
ciety for th% purpose of in-
r Stobees usTo db oon
f the Georgia Conference
before the tigneof the setting
l ODBlerence Of the M. ,
the followingreasonstowit:
e ov e

ference; and ain because
ow, either theqpurposes or
uf rd MS abs Bdbl Sw
al Conference of the M. E. .
y take in reference to this -
neit General Conference of
South, reaffirm its former re-
ca Bib Stociet it i t

is labors as agentamongstus,
in his appomtment at this

preacher be requested every-
Pearce in this work at pro-
uting the Scriptures, and ib
and donatiozis for this purn
a eem judiolous and prao-

adopted.
JIONES0, INDUSTRIOUS
BOY.
n advertisement headed as
tq every boy an impressive
us rious boy"isalwayis wanted,

.L aiG5d
have a home; he wall grgw
known worth and establfshed

d. The merchant wiH want
u... ..'..1- il.= n alerspe-
...., .:- a I i* evena or a
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d. Townsmen will want him
q tainiances as a : Weighbor;
nd; familiesas a visitor: the
intance, nay, girls ,will ,. int
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ustlious boy Just think of it,
wer this xieserq>oon ? Can
situation ? Are you sure that
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ndustrious? You may apply
n"-are you sure that, your
and acquaintances can recom-
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ADEGA 0 ST [' Gr y P ]!',
Tallade ourcui--T GS1sughteaucan, (sup.)
Tall dega coPd Mission to be au lied
Chul flones to be sup led.
Arb coochee -J 0 A pBridges.

unt IA i8mi7no be a fed
Wesabulga to be supplied, appl .
nonke-J W Tallow
finekneyville-L R Bell.
He he)tt Creek-C W Smith: WK Towles,

Fayetteville-J K Tansey; C 8 D Lassiter
(-up.) '
EuravzA Dzar.-W H Ellison, P E.
Ealaul -Wm Shapard.
Glennville-T J Rutledge.
Ulayton and Louisville-- WH Wild,
Chuanenugges-F RF water,
Union Springs-W M Hotley,
E son-J W Solomon
F B ow wr-M C Turrentine and WF Morton
P rose-J F Dickinson.
Villula-J P De0KinPOn.
Lawrencevide-W K Norton; J J Cassady,

Cl d-L Patterson.
Oazon Dist.-J B Cottrell. P E.
'I'roy and O ion-Angue Dowling.
U sion-J W Shores and Unas A King
B nodiag*-A SD akinson.
Elba-M T Leach.
Yellow River to be supplied.
ount Ida-W 0 Robinson,
Millerville-B L Salman.
South Butler-B J Kunter.
Greenville and Ft Deposit-J W Glenn.
Sandy Ridge--J A Wethers; WH Morris,
(sup,)
Ramer-J A Parker.

MARIANKA IST.-FFED018 glkOF, S E,
Marianne-ThoAWLine.
Greenwood-B FBlow,
Cathoun-T B Tammons.
Campbellton-E L Levelesa.
Woodville- TR Armatrong.
Haw Ridge--J P Jones.
Syban Grove-W R Alley; J LSkipper, (sup.)
JGeneva-H P Wangh.
Double Br dgeaMission to be supplied.
r G do beAduapm ed.
CAMDEN Drst.-Anson West, P E.
Camden-S A Pilley.
Tak 0 S cMoonda d.
Snoir Hill-E 8 Smith.
Parmersville--Neal Gillia.
Sepulga-W W Graham.
oe eij mDpeeyq .
Mt Pleasant-G Wats "Is.
Navy Yard and Escumbia Mission-W P Mil-
lar.
Pensaeola and Milton-W H Carter,
TRANsrEREES.
To Mobile Conference-J W Lansy.
" WA Montgomery.
J TVe well.
Rib Grande LM McGehee
a Tennessee JP McFerrin.
The next Conference is to be held at Jady
sonville, Calhoun county, Ala,

APPORTIONMENTS FOR CONFERENCE
COLLECTION.
The Board of Finance recommend that the
amount necessary to meet the maints of super-
annuated preachers, widows and orphans of
Pa e oTodwe asp sidler7Eo
ers be requested to distribute at eaespume in
their resovotive Districts making the asseement
of the District Stewards the basis of dsatribu-
to .agusta District, $176
Dahlonega 350
Mt uts 1
Amerious 880
LaGrange 1200
Albens 1340
R me 500
Grdfie 440
8 rb lie 1
Lumpkin 500
$11,000

Look our son a Onoss manx-Those who Snd
a mark (thus 1) upon their paper are notified
thereby that their subscription for th ee months
is nearly expired. We hope they will renew
again, for we aremiwilling to losea sangle subs
.acriber. nov30-3w

UNION OF CHURCHES.
The "Christsyn Union" and "Evangelical
Ohurch" of Illinois met in their respective
Conventions in Xenia, Ill., Sept. 21, 1865-and
atterwards in joint convention and united the
two bodies into one. They both had a common
origin and commozi aim; they wiabed to organ-
ize into one body all those who wished to
free the Churchdfrom litical and fanatical ide-
termeddling, an c its e-

g livork of p aching th gospel and a -
Terre Haute, Ind., June 28, 1865. Five States
were represented. In Ohio, they number about
seventy-five ministers, with a corresponding
membership. In Illinois, they number about
frfty ministers. In Indians and other States
they are increasing likewise. As in Illinois,
there were two bodies that sprang into beiDg
about the same time.
They met in a convention of ministers and
lity delegates on 22nd Sept., as aboveand adop-
ted Artfoles of Religion, and an Ecolesiastical
o y. Theis Art Itadigion aTehoonfined
is ey op-
ted the itinerary, have lay delegationclasses
and love-feasts, free, and shorten the time of

m to eroe aventions had ratified the
Articles and Pl an otu vo Pa d rdo

o t Thedhoris an Un nGhure

ences or assemblies o chur es, o ex agge
Ofnist n oeol d el t almP

see what might be done toward developing the
of the irit in the chutobea. Among
unity BP


e ephs a name oPeeDehales
Or}
PunusnzNo HOUSE NABBVILLE, --It is asserted
f th that the Publishing
o embao bees dered totife Agent. This
is a mistake. Dr. McFerrin writes. us, the on
il suis for sequestration against the House ala
"rebel" has been disonase(3 but it is yet in the
hands of the military, and it was uncertain so
hte so week before last, when it wout.4 come
into our possession.


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$ trR E 6 Shb0tdt.

MACON, GA., NOVERBE.R 30, 1865.

THANK GOD ANIFTAKE COURAGE.
St.Pal on a certain occasion, thanked God
andalok The illustrious prisoner was
on his route toltomeand, at thaThreeTaverns,
was met by "the brethren" who came toeymps
thise with him. No heart was quicker to re>
pond tosnah a kind greeting than Pads. No
one could dispense with sympathy more prompt
ly than he, if the demands of duty made it
necessary to forego the sweet and touching suo-
Corawhich come from the kindred feelings of
others. Stern houra made him stern; an
such seasons, falling back upon himself
upon himself as sustained by Christ, he coul
stand alone, sublimely alonebecausealone with
God. Such occasions, however, were rare; rare
they are in any history; they were rare with

din E3 0 u rt a syT atch
and when h was specify grateful as in the in-
stance cited, he acknowledged.its welcomenes
by thanking God and taking courage.
A senanal eye would have seen little in such
an occasion for thankfuhxessandoourage. The
hard eye of selfishness would not have kindled
over anch a scene into a finer lustre. A pris-
oner under guard, a captive to prejudice and
tyranny, withs blank and dreary future, of a
futureof ignominy andtortureabaping its spec.
tral ontainesbefore his defining eyes; one wt o
measures the circumstanceaafter the manner of
menwouldhardly congratulate Paul on the
presenceof any thing for which, to thank God
and tak& akifage. But ..uen a man a.'s Post saw
what stye eye oi Resh never sees. In thesym-
th in these tender offi of fr
pa 5, cas iendship, he
detected the workizige of Providence, and, thus
* realising in human acts the ministry of some
thing higher than mere humanness, he vain
obeered and strengthened. The great hqprt of
the great man was thankful and thankfulness
revived his courage. By being thankful, he
was made more of a hero, for true heroism is
not merely force of will and persistency of pur
pose sad Armness of energy sustained on the
highlevel of commanding thoughts, but like--
yise depth and tenderness of feeling as the re-
> sul of trWat and particularly the trust of grati-
tade. The poet expressed this aspect of the
truthwhen he said: a
"We'll raise Rim for all that
And at Rim for all th is pas
at's to agme.
And noir for the bearingof these sentimenal
a apon as as indiviGuals aid a oppamunity. The
times certainly call for heroism. We need
courage. We need courage of intelleot--the
force of mind that Alares to look at truth, at the
who truth painful tru th ue need, hero^
ism mper. em, we

dne toT ea n oof line ch
constantly taxing all the resources of will and
sensibility. Aman's virtue is determined now
in large measure by the degree of his unswery-
ing purpose, and patient activity. A Christian's
fidelity now hangs mainly on his resistance to
circumstance, on his indomitable resolves, on
hisearnest endeavors to conquer the untoward
facts of existence which have been so auddemy
and so seriously increased. Any lazity of prio.
eiple, anyfbingshor6of a thorough bracing-up
of nerve and muscle, must prove most det 1
mental if not completely fatal. We must e
men now-genuinely strong and mature men-
men of Abre-tough and siliewy men; for the
times ordain a Spartan regimes and all who
cannot meet the testing and trying discipline,
meeL yieldas victim to the sharp code which
now wields the sovereignty over us. The de-
mand is rigidly exactin A low religious ma
ways a sore 3
much moredangeroughan at, ordinary periods
since alloircumstances combine to give*Satan
in this respects *Peculiar advantage over our
troubled hearts
But like Youl, we can strengthen our souls
by thanking God and taking courage. If we
have not, realized our hopes neither have we

ed sh go ide1 owe have been disappoins
have been likewisedisappomtedon thebidside
D.sasters have been marvellously connoiled.
Erds that threatened a gigantic shape have
shrank down to pigmies. Fears have been im
measely abated. Prosperity and peace havore
turned fasser than we dreamed, and, in some
re we have been a rised into humbh
joy 4 oving admiratio Pae we beheld t
asrangeevolutions of Providence. During the
last six monthsGod has been singularly gracious

6 m d n ,eas a
argent need, He has drawn most vitally, most
rividlyneartrhenourfearathoughtHimfarthest
eir. Everyone sees this whohastheseeing eye.
That portion of the North which is abravang to
feed the dying fires of sectional animosity, seen
this astounding fact and is therefore warrisig

en od no has a w u
wonderfully helped our staking hearts. The
wrath of man has been restrained. The book
has been unexpectedly pus into the noseof the
levisaken and she proudly defians scales have
yielded to the pieroing darts sent strai4ht to
their mark by God's own hand. Prayers, long
since offered andperchance forgotten, have been
fully -answered, and blessings waited for by
eyes weary and pale from watching, have de..

a e 1 oat 9 n1m an84 ehm la
people; butto-day, revivedIn aparitand renewed
in energy, Providence is working withill no
even more strikingly than in our outward af-
hm.
Thanks anto God-Father, Son, and Spirit!
Thewholeland should be thankful. Thousands

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Ings. Snah tokens of God's goodness, so pecu.
liar, so emphatically marked.eo varied in form,
so abundant in degree, were never surpassed in
the history of a entering, struggling, anddened
people. And what then is the uppermost duty
of the hour7 to thank God and take courage.-
And we shall be courageous just in the ratio
that we are thankful. For in the measure that
thankfulness meanes the heart of God's past
sad preseas help, in that same measure, faith


gard av song on ordja stthathisex m to 6 KeP on p 1 aja[chasnu
n
Wynn then said that it was well known in 8,- kindest regards to you all, But I have u
. vannab that Mr Caldwell wasan ardent seces. sentiments m my two sorrrious whieb* yo
stonist, and obst.when Sumter was about to fall not endorse, which you have felt it your d
before the firingof the Confederates, hee ress- condemn openly and publicity and to
anhun ral led joydandil d[M MCaldwfe t n, I e haveltit e oh eho
the next day, said that he wrate, his sorrow imputation upon my character. But th
while the guns announced the secession of determines and settles our future relation
Georgia was extreme.]d dhsolves those ecolvemetical ti< s which h
e
ce ion ag arteeq ttha bheebd a Lt m pua liufP22 aveThe twenty-o
still, when secession had been accomplished, he intimate, brotherly communion with y
had defended secession, and had prayed for the crowded with recollections of the most
success of the Confederacy. He, when the ant, and the most sacred charge er. How
State had seceded. bad resorted to the usual times we have labored and wept and re
arguments in supportof secession. He did be- together! How often have w proclaim
come a secessionist, an ardent secessionist, but common salvation, and partio pated in t
is was only to see, his native land protected umphsof our common faith! These pl
against invasion, remimsoonces will never cease to be obe
Rev.Mr. Wynn: Did you not, priortoneces.. by me. And I look forward to the time
sion, speak and preach in favor of it? The 1 fondly hope we shall meet again in fra
brethren in Savannah to represent you, friendship iri the bosom of the great Met
Mr Caldwell: 1 never did. The brethren family of America. La us cherish the
m Savannah are mistaken as to dates. Never, hope that such a result may transpire
untiL Georgia had seceded, did I ever go for many years. I have, I trust, a due sense

po to b f Gtebo atl t he3e5 i le r
time that I spoke or noted in favor of secession, tion that would not accord with your own
Rev. 14r. Harrison: I wish to ask you a few of what is due your feelings in this mat
qu-stions to which a categoricalanaWer on your am not prepared to say how far advance
part will be all that is required. hereafter be made by the other side to
Rev. Mr. Caldwell: Gertainly air. you to overcome your scruples. . . [
Rev. Mr. Harrison: I believe we Methodist proceeds to live here briefly, the result
preachers h ve always failed when we have left conservation and the impressions he re
our appropriate field, and ,turned politicians: from a somewhat extended intercourse w
Did you say in the sermons alludedto that the Methodistsof the North, which we omi
relations of master and slave, as it existed in relevant.-ED.]
the Smthesn States was incompatiblewith the "I devoutly trust that their next G
teachings of the Bible? Conference will extend to you the hand
R v. Mr. Caldweli: I will agy now, as I said ternal unity; and that yon:Mrill not refu
in my sermons, that I do regard the relation of Then the grand bond of unity cemented
master and sl@e (for such I regard the word mutual forgiveness and loveof Christian
'.,' a [-rn..a.;rIascompatiblewiththeteach- willmake Methodism the-mightiest sp
-- 4.. -r use 11.t-I but I do notthinktheSouth, and moral power on earth.
ern people have come upd to their duty in com- "May these last tones of a brother's
plying with;thenerapturemjunctioneonthissub- who loves you, and earnestly desires th
ject, particularly the mannonon of the apostle- tinuance of your lopp, dwell myour hear
masters give unto yr ur servants, or slaves, that may we meetagain in common fellowshi
which is just and equal. all our present diftienlties will be reme
Rev. Mr Harrison: Very well. Did you not no more-and if not any mor in this
say in these sermoney thattherewere evils inhe. may we meet at last in the Emgdom
renR thMr. 8atjw 4 b6 has there have a aff to efia nl
been evils inherent to the institution of slavery, Jonx H. CALan
that is, adhering to the institution; but I do "Macon, Ga., Nov. 20, 1865." .
not believe that they wereneedissary to and in- After reading thisletter, h*estated to th
sepReerabMe froH r se MI o say in th ser** op, that hedid not have his "credential
mons, and do you believe, that the Me dist him, and therefore could not restore-the
ministry have in any way endorsed the evils to and the Bishop informed him that he bou
which you refer ? ward them to the Secretary of the Conf
The Bishop: You had -better not ask the Therenpon, Mr. Calaweill ceased to be
rather anything in regardto his private opin- beref the Methodist Episcopal Church,

Rev. J. O. A. Clark: I think in the er being permitted to withdraw without
which Bro. Caldwell.hps submittedtos pdy, upon his moral character,
there is an im sied threat in the language used:
"the eyes of te president of the United States,
the eyesof the military argthorities, thee es of THE MONTGUMERY I *:IN If 45 C
the o a fixeodup n our elh intend Mr."Editor,-The Montgomery Confere
this language as a threat a Just closed a very pleasant and harmoni
Rev. Mr. Caldwell-When I was efore the alon at Lownaeaboro, Ala.,
Committee I most distinctly and positively Bishop Paine having been detained
a t teh ny e wih7teendr. n the use of that countBof ckhessSe rRtar .w e
Rev. Mr. Clarke-1 accept labe explatiation. J. Rutledge, Assistants.

th th ee d mo fulTe e ei e f
Rev. Mr. Caldwefjqif the OOnference so d ers was worthy of all praise. The wor
sires it, I will. prospered notwithstanding the crippled
The Bishop-Better withdraw the whole pa- tion of the country. The work of savin
ev Mr. Cald 11 has gone on. .One hundred and sixty
Rev. EH My ueld bwi ro.for were reported ashavingjoined ass singl
Bro. Caldwell to explam what he ment by the try appointment.
language. "the eyes of the President, gaemeyes In floauces we are not so prosperous.
of the military &0." In other words I would amount collected for Bishop Andrew, a
leisk1e tobne30 o Cled I b f Pter at 6n9fer4ence colleoJior., only $2046.65. ,F
abis case, whatever that action might be, and Rev J C Davie, and CE Crenshaw Es
P
,twitbo regard to the opin n r e President, eternal messengers from the Methodies
Tree BisTop-1say w Are free to act whether ant Conference were introduced to the
tbe President looks at us or not. (Applause.) ence and presented in forcible padres
Rev. E. H. Myers: Bro. Caldwell than appeal- Christian salutations of that body. Th
edto the military authorities for proteedon. I pressed a very earnest desire that the tw
would like toknow whether he now believes that Methodist bodies of the country may
be nastrahfhtm ap ealin do thEese authToh ies not only in beart, but in name and or
point I wish settled. tion. These sentiments were warmly r
PrRei d rdsh id, a rastate th idr ye cat d by che10 mi from the Ten
order my removal, and that removalshogid ne. Conference was, after some diseqssion, r
cessitate injury to my family, and F could not fully referred to the next Ge neral Conf
get protection the proper way, I wouldbedoing Dalegates to the next General Conf
right in my option in appealing to the military HA McTyeire, OR Blue, WH Ellisor
orR Mr IT I s o retire and McCarty, BB Ross, J B Cottrell, and
M
the Conference passed inscharacter. drews.. Reserves, WM Mosley, and Q
The Presiding E sired of the Bishop in expresalon of his m Admitted on trial-M T Leach, Robs
to In 0 m mm r Chas A lKajitand TH Timmons.if I had
that in his opinion interte rea wish his useful but we are yet without mails hereandl
ness, anda-sign him to a different field. to send this by hand*
On Motion the Conference endorsed the ad- BB Ross, Secre

mecno a nw (11 wPresiding Esder, as being in Lowndesboro, AlaNov 22 1866*
----- .
This ended the action of the Conference, in APPOINTMENTS OF THE MONTGOMERfMPE
this case, for the time being. But as some (orricial..) (li
though tabat the passageofMr.Caldwell char- gD TGOMERY IST--W A McCarty, PE

8 S reet-J W Jordan
ola sntt f hem AuTu p-MB BA rews, TH Whitby, (s
mons, on the next day the following resolutions Oak Mwery-CD Oliver.
were introduced and almost us suimously R adele -B Ne 1 J A Pace; W G

P son upd
Resolved, That we, as members of the Geor- Crawford-John Lophhart.
et iTt e a 4 spe7qabidinge I ge colhd MLas on to e supplied,
E. Chiirch, South, and wherena, fears are enter Tu cocuit-Jesse Wood.
tained that the passage of ther obaracter of J. Opelika-E J Hamill; ED Pitts, and
H. Caldwell without note or comment (against 81 (sup's )
whom harge woMrse et edgim nbe con8 Mo Me gs tobe supplied; II Tatum,
as expressed in parts of his seasons delivered
in Newman, Ga., and other Blaces, also of ap- Warvarn Hudson, PE
itho tihis course mtap lyi g topthe mil thae Pr up 1pe-A J B was, GR Talley, (a
Church, therefore, Autaugaville-E B Norton II Brown,
Resolved, has we strongly reprobate the one, Kingston to be applied; TL Dansler,
and strongly disapprove the other. SocaePvatoy-WhA EdDard TM Lync
In the brief discussion which ensued on these Daldas e-E A West.
resolutions, Mr. Ga.ldwell said, that nothing Isabelfa-John T Roper.
that had taken place during this unfortunate Low esbor ad Hayi vil ---0) R Blue

t f ot ht nmo the litt n Pl asant Hill-Juo A Spence, RP Mc
torities, and he very much regretted that he
had made it--especially as the act created so Gassan Dise.-F T J Brandon, P E.
much feeling. This acknowledgment was ac- Ga aden-P KLB ndley; one to be suppl
cepted by the Conference, as sufBcient from Van Buren-R N Scales.
him; but by resolutionneverthelessoondemned Sand Hountain-Rufus Nicholsoone to b
the act, in itself considered.) plied,

.::::d el o n reP AtNpMpe
of which we give the greater part: Asheville-W G Perry; E 3 McClelland,
"My dearly beloved Brethren of the Georgia Con- Springrille to be supplied.
fesence,-You have p seed my character, and by
o7eatcht ni esttynd iampa t86r a Chen J .7 Don Iran D 2 LM Wilson, P E.
ference. You have shown me many acts of White Plains-J G Walker. '
kindness and brotherly loire for which my heart Alexandria-W A Sampey*
feelli profoundly gratefuL Very few, if any Coosa River-H L Young.
personalities have escaped the ifps of any of Potteravelle-a J Knson.
y nd mgmbederies of not ten red Mon1 a evicif .ooch, anti RE Carey.
ciate and most-aineerely reciprooi\te these acts Monseyallo to beaupplied.


will be adululated to trust for the futdke. Tisus
courage arlees out of gratitude. To day gilds
to-morrow. Such proofs of Gbd's infinite con
descensionteReot their brightness forward in
lengthening lines of radiance-all the more re..
splendent for the darkness, in whiob, we have
walked. To take courageis the way to show
our gratitude. A timid man, a fearful man, a
spiritiess man-what is such a man at a time
like thia ? Ungrateful and unloving is his hears
and thereby unfitted to take strong, bold., he-
rolo steps into the future. On the other hand,
every thankful man will be courageous to meet
remaining dangers and to make battle in the
name of the Lord of Hosts. And like Wood-
worth's "Happy Warrior,"'
"If he be called upon to face
Bome awful momestto which heaven has joined
Great issues, good or bad for human kind,
Is happy as a Lover; and attired
With sudden brightnelis, like a man inspired."
This is.the spirit, we need in the ministry.

Tlt81 wpe e statndd e
power that crowns as it consummates all hum-
bler forms of enterprise and activity. This is
the glorious might of aman inspiredy
THE GEORGIA CONFERENCE '
The late session of this body in Macon was
very brief, considering the amount of work it
did, and very pleasant. The preachers came
ether after a enrof eat hardsha and trial,
In good spirits, and every act of the Conference
indicated an earnest purpose, to cleave to its
one work of preaching the gospel, wherever
hearers could be found. We think we have
ne er seen moreof e heroic spirit manifested
by thig body of masters. They expect hard-
1 8, they know that unprecedetited difticul-
ties lie before them, but they do notebrink from
the endoanter. B shop'Piesce'asermon on Sun-
day, and his address to the preachers before
reading out the appointments, moved them
deeply, agd his fervid exhortation t@make full
proof of their ministry found a responsive
chogin their hearts. He predicted a year of
unwonted success, and we believe he will be
found ho false prophet, if his counsels and ex-
hortations are heeded.
The report we gave last week of the. Obnfer-
\ ence proceedings was very full; though .some
matters were necessarily deferred till this week.
On our first page will be found some important
reports and resolutions. Those adopted in re'
nation to our work among the colored people
deserve especial attention. The report, too, of
the committee on education should be carefully
considered. Out ingal for the education of the
rismg generationmus ot flag. Much mly be
said on this subject; and it is one to which we
shall return hereafter.
We believe thit all that remains to report, is
the action of the Conference in the case of the
Rev- Rev. John H. Onldwell-a case that for
various reasons hadrucited ag ocdhde o d

not And room Jast week. We copy from the
published account as reported for the Tele.
graph of this City.
When Mr. CaldwelFs name was called in the
passage of character, his presid ng elder, the
Rev. J. B.McGehee, stated that Mr. C. had been
sent at the last Conference to the circuit at
Newnan and Palmetto, and had preached with
ac)o tlabili hepd[ot a tt no m nasto to
"Abuses oe Bravery," so asiconsistent with his
i86 e erft@y, dt s repiulsi
Lion in that city had dwindled down to a very
smallnumbet. In consequence of this state of
things the Presiding Elder had removed Mr.
Caldwell to another field of labor. Instead of
a py n t eldnassiadnelde hi eit appeand
traveled North. Beforis taking this trip how.
ever, Mr.CaldwellhadappealedtoGen. Thomas,
t vbt tatmanonesher prom join.
knownhaving beep published in the newspa-
PRE*
Mr. Caldwell went into a lenghty defence of
hunself. He related, with a good deal of ani-

m bd ene lads b mm re d th
abuses of slavery. Mr. C. admitted in general
terms his unacceptability to the churches to
which he was preabbing after he had preached
mo u t 8ab8 3m.b r

been to wound the feelings of histuditors, but
Only to induce them to accept the amnesty of
eP d t.oHehwgretted sh he ha woun
which he w to to Lbe prC ing elder that had
been interpreted as a personal insult, he subst-
quently moddisa. 40s appeal to Gen. Thomas
was for the purpose of bemg protected in his
1 me e9 onande ilacupan ye ah
chargre against bans might be properly investi-
ma edinssosuGp ham e 8 co d hti
t p 71 erh he hadt beeneodr erj dby
aire the order to go so far, nor did he expect it
todomorethantoallowhimfreedomefspeech,
and the occupancy of the parsonage by his
Peesiding Elder replied that it was very
evident that the people dd not need exhorta-
taon to accept the amnesty of President John
son. They were withag, without, any urging to
p terms o L eAnn y Pu>3du L n
sermon at Newman, and pleased oneof the
sermoils M Amerious, although he had been
m ledab lyh 8t e eun{ .ser1m
did not wish tobavedead xasues thrust upon them
in an offensive.way, and from the person who
was uttering hem. The Presiding Elder stated
tf meR rnMr. O dt Itl, h h en & o a
that couldberegarded as nothing else than as
hr t to husi the3il ary a ohithy.

14 rd m a y.C i .ft' e r ad
haid been actuated by the sole desire to advance
the interest of the church; and for the same
hhel i vedremorteod oown brother;
according to the flesh. He thought if Mr.
Caldwell had been aggrieved, he should have
brought his complaint before different head-

ray;Esity-go;.:-812:if
He was willing to abide the .decision of the
Conference* .
The Bishop made a few remarks. He said
bo 6. edo [ge a rbrro g t
matter before Gen.Thomas. This he said as an
act of justice to both parties. The irregularity
of the matished prevented his interference in
the matter sooner*

pa 1 f. n I i inpubldahed
mons, wherein he writes that he had long res






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LE0 TERS FROM UNDER A LAMP.
itexan TE^
My dear Fried -E sch number of the Inds-
pendent (wh 011 some friend sends me.) brings a
sermon by the Rev. Henry Ward Beecher. This
gentleman has long been a man of .mark,-a
representative man,- and withal, a leading
champion of the radical party of the North,-

:::::,'::.1.8"th.":".."" """oose,
but like all men of genius, he has anooseded an
keeping the secrets of his diversited strength
and in leaving us, the commoner tr.be of mor-
tals, to pusale our dull brains over the enigmas
of his nature*
What a bafRing way the man has I At times'

a pt n so ch ii stol a
his shoulders sportentous shrug or makes one
of has convulsive gestures, and this kaleidd8 ho-
pie gentleman has completely dissipate
former imsige of himself. Once and again, I
have H attered myself that he was pretty well

p ru 1 e belis d eon an"
other Mr. Beecher had taken his name and
place. Not yet have I fallen into "Historio
Doubts" of this Napoleon, but I confess to dome

?:::::7 7, k nw n kw a leore de rad m dO
wonder is kept wondering until novelty is the
1 t novel thing about him. Far be it from
my charitable pen to charge him with wanton
waywardneES Or (OB&J Stile18 BOmuell III love
with orsgmality ps to take a spicy pleasure in


h e a
prolifle power it is-surcharges his brain with
more energy than he knows what to do with'
The amazing fertilityof Mr. Beecher is pa
tentto every body, What his physical organx-
sation is, I am formed, but he has plenty
of rich and b blood,-that's -certain.-
If he don't liv e John Bull, on beef and
plum-puddizig, hie brain must understand, like
titobee, the great art of extract the best ed-
sences from indifferent substances. The full-
ness if his mind would have startled Lord Ba-
con himself, and I doubt not that my Lord
would have seized the occasion tonppend a sup-
plement to his thoughts on "A Full Man." All

r as f e in om h p em ,8a
plunge of force, as if their currents of blood
had been dammedup, and, then enddenly let
loose for a wild Irish frolic. Such appears to
be Mr. Beecher'is "moral" condition,-thewild
Irishman excepted. -And this unimpeded vi-
tality issofreshso variouseomultiform, that it

r acy raidg o esways, any
do as if it were indulging its ecstatic gym"
n ses for the sheer love of animal notivity.-
w England boys are generally well tamed-
bar th oy ka Inarvj utm n us dh

vsist debtor th reunto'
How to graduate the degree of power to the
ought expressed and especially the power of
feelings how to fit the quantum of energetio
emotion to the precise measure of the moment
so as to havedo more, no less, than is deman
ded for complete effectiveness, is, perhaps, the
rarest attainment in eloquence. The difReulty
obviously lies in the subtle connection ber..veen
spont.aneousness and volition, whereby the for-
mer gets too great smastery over the latter -
But Mr. Beecher is seldom caught in this faqlt.
I think that he has some most irrational views,
exaggerated belief, and byperbolical fancies I
and yet, feeling as I do, that be is at heart an
honest and sincere man, however misguided
by his intense individuality of char star and
culture, I think thatfewspeakers excel hitrein
the skill of adapting the amount of feeling to
the amount of thought. I am not now criti-
oising his sentiments. Often enough are these
distasteful; but-given the sentiments-I kno
of no one who surp.asses him in e mode of
representing and communica ng e very pro*
cessby which they are evolved, and the emo-
tions almultaneously called into birth with
them. *
In the art of putting things, Mr. Beecher is
consequently a master. His language is singu-
larly terse, compsot, nervous. His images are
capableof instant appreciation and, ordinarily,
what extent of passion he has leaps directly out
of his heart. If his imagination borrows a
great deal of feeling from his moral sensibili-
ties, he rarely wastes it in idle display. Picto-
rial, he is frequently, but seldom plotureFque,
for this would divert him from that enjoyment

:'A'.:""fe."iopbt esetLi e ewMc a
era, he economies the impreestonableness of
of his hearers, seeking to act upon them as a
thinking orator, not so a thinking* ersajest.-
Every oneof his sentences does its own work.
Every figure, every allneion, is self-interpreted.

Pa ra6filiafter aragrap stands o)utclean oute
discourse, followingthe same methodofeasy
importation, leaves you in pleasantor unples
ant pOEB96810B Of hiB VIOWs and generally of
himself. One capital exception, however, must
be noted. Whether it proceed from downright
fr n r n ok omna me a


iBeeche mio -h erono m
in his discourses. His style in thist respect,
suggest- the language of a Yankee on the eve
of concluding a fine bargain; the tone and touch
are decidedly "down east," and are much more
appropriate to the wharf or to the exchange
than to Ithe pulpit. Mr. Beecher has evidentl
y
great t ents r stump speaking. His minor
weapons are very effective. In sly humor, in
the sareasm that suggests more than it express*
- sea, in the manmutering of his pet thoughts
e
a de sm tchoenal>est1 ht and showirness, h
e
of such extraordinary facility of mental y on
should stoop to such arts is as provoking as puz
aling. Like thefamounchristopherNorth, in hi
unfettered play of genius over the lighter ps

gear Blackwood{t Mr. Beecher indulger hi
spo approaches to rollicking.-
A graceful abandon is always refreshing, bu
that kind of tumult in the blood which h
* aeems to encourage, is too much on the orde
of the uproarious and too grose in its effects
for platform or pulpit..
Few men evince a finer sense of beauty tha

Mrlal3 cher.a3be natural world-the worl
l
h capeh -is always painted upo
is eye, an is ora ryllraws largely on thos
resources. He abounds in tender references t
home, and much of his inspiration flows fro
the domestic afections. You rarely ffnd hi
truly impaceloned. Passages of sustained gran


1 __


CARRIED
a onumeeP No I ,o on a r'eePanday
A D Moons.
RE ]te MPe he and dae an y he am Rownst
On Nov12th, in Baker oo, by Rev Henry D Moore, Jog
sowma, or Maeon county so.xsas Inur.Nonzs.

OOKESBURY DISTRICT-FIRB'P ROUND.
Baluda River miss Nov. 19; Mapleton ot., Mt.
Emei tChXov 25D2 ; SA eE e not, Co r(
House, Dec. 9, 10; Newberry station, Dec. 16, 17;
Pendleton and Mt. Zion ete. Sandy Spring, Dec.
23, 24; Butler ct. Zear, Dec. 80, 31, Pickens et ,
Center,,Fsn. 6 (1866); Laurent andReedy Riv'
oen 20021 bi BI c L ba J 2
Coke ry et r fs a pel, F b 10,11 3, 4;
Nov 8 Srm H. Bsowns, P. E.


ilHIN D sn IB 1 UART Es
bore et, Jonesborn, J sn. 20, 21; McDonough et,
Mc mourb, Jan 27, 28; Jackson et, Jackson,
IFeb 3d;r Pa sim il e et. F b 10. 1 ; at
1 .lace at remembersed); U.aona of. Thoman*
too. March 8, 4; Cutsoden as Colledes, March 10,
11; Paravth ot, March 17,.18 (place not remems
bered); Monticelin et. Monticello, Mgroh 24, 25
Duarict Stewards will p'ease;meep at Grdlin on
Saturday, the 6.h of JanuaryW. F. CooK, P. E
Nov 80-3

ATEEERS DISTRIOT-FIR>T QIT1RQTER
Mad son J sn. 6 7; Athens, J*D, 18 24; Weir
I won. Jo 20 21: E berton, Elderton. Ja -. 27
28; Wa ki aville W-tkin vi!le, F Mr. Z on, Feb. 10 11; Jr iferson, J. free on, Feb.
Inl5 I enfnTonL 4P; Gr264n ro
Greensburough, Mar.10, 11.
W. R. BaxmisAM, F. E.
Nov 30-3w

QUARTERLY MEETINGS-MACON DIST.
8 ru rrl Ha e S taF 0 27 Yr
rentonet, at Warrenton; Feb. 8, 4; G euegotk et,
as Bethel, Feb.10 11; Milledgeville ad8 Bethdl
at Milledrevill, Feb 17, 18;.Olinton, at Clinton,
g" i2 26; Eat ndonMTilarclb 8 4; PutnamL ned
as Mt. Elo 0, Mar. 17, 18. J. LEWIs, P. E
Nov 80 p-8w

LUMPKIN DISTRICT-FIES/ ROURD*
Lumpkin and Green Hill, at Lumpkin, Jan. 6'
7; Cuthbert and Georgetown, at Cuthbert, Jan.18,
14; Fort Gain s, Jan. 20, 21; Randolph ot, at Got.
lon an. 8; swwetDj, a subn]
zWeston et, at Weston, Feb. 17, 18; Jamestown, at
Liberty Hill, Feb. 24,' 25; Buena Vista ct, at
e b rdHi f th e

governed by the above plan.
Nov30-3w .ta. J. DAvas, P.E.
if
. AUGUSTA DISTRIOT-FIRST QUARTER.
Augusta, St. James, Dec.30. 31; St. John's Jan
nipria- la aT nTo 2r cht in ir 3
Onurch Jan. 27, 28; Waynesboro and Burke mis-
sion'atW nesboro', Feb 8 4; Louisville and
Concord, a Louisville, Feb. 10, 11; Richmond, at
Poor House, Feb. 17, 18; Columbia, at Appling,
Feb. 24, 25; Asbury and Trinity, Mareh-8, 4; Sa.
vannah, March 10, 11.
Nov 80-8# Gro. G. K. MAoDONELI, P. E*


HE ATLANTA MEDICAL COLLEGE.
ingriiran as ephastred sweet is use
m pe\fed d am HubrLak to
menced a site urs fuesda in November.
a g 0 ad in
$he umract ineguttersessioneduringshe later,
The or aIr and neaknful limate a fAtlantareindentde
bk a a at pu sueo us ot hes h e, bile he
face y f talent and experience, Isan assurance to those
w have en th ses n of m das IIP o
us ..8 for I ease Mataculation Ticketss;
D monstrato 's ticket $10. All wh** hwe determined to
a tenedidine 0 and Itt market n as ar or

na b2 r so is a afoDrwa' hr 91 r
ingraninformanon.
g on e;3fia a it. n ei is we a or
J.P L ga..031.D Science and Practice of Medicine; J.T
in relant del dM terdn8Medica ad Tuerapates;
twoon Times a owell, .D.. Ob Tiba saeas TI
Wode nd hdidreEn; .BiiStoutsMai.DD., a sicaland Dat.
efe, M.D. Aua omy G. GrCrawford, M.o Pdemon*
smanaswrior Ana on oLNn, Ja A Egny, M. D. CRrator of the
Nov.sso-lw*.
J. W. 8 TRE31 dL GO.,
Second Street next to B List Church
MACON GA.,
AVING REMOVED TO THEIR
my we nE D8IoDome oIB N tate ea -
tum their kneasha notheen off red for name years to
0 4 e o n oo a
Resear us, wr sing wake, Port
Pock oks Portman es, a
8 p. .s
0 .r ..



Wilsons, saw

Dod ,m na ... h's, Emerson's,
Grammara mith a, Towers, Bullion s, Butlets, Be
tons, welds, rinneon, to.
At thodeand Bullion's, Beries of Latis ad Greek Tezb

n a es m e omgie P Ideo--

adik8: Sit;:area 4:00 *
egP bl onso hAa as al v e on edpA s
November 2-tt

80110181'11 Cill'i8tiall AdVOCate.

bThe reg ar re-pubbea.t no this long and well
clat er fous angethodis Ep s80popalr oahwe
SouthP-phas been resumed AT MAcox, GA.
Those who want, this paptir from theb or
the re-publication, must-blUBSGRIBEeg on n
M Ohipy A SMALL EDITION WILL BE PRIN TED.
thTBouMh rae 8 top pe ,h acdh e
ered to take subscriptions and to give receipts,
For three months, One Dollar.
wror seven months, - Two Dollars.
for one year, - - Three Dollars

03
of the great scarcity of money in the country, it
may be unwise to insist upon our rule, that the
money be in hand before the paper is forwarded.-
A preach rsdhe ore, ytsd ee b ri
tioDB the meeting a he Annual Conference,
they toill LAemselves become responsible.
No other paper in the country labput at so low a. .

CP, ad Fr1Plnrequire a large a scription liB$ to
Any person heading $30 00 for subscrikers, shall
recolve a paper for himself free for one year.
Money may be forwarded by Express to
E. H Mrans, D D, Editor,
MaeonqGeorgia
-A. $14GILL, FORWARDING AND


WHilE MEN 6108 ICULE AMEith At

NEW YORK DAY-BOOK
FOR 1866.
Tna Du.Boot pr o=esio stand in the nature asks the
do ine ttas b eDI adHU O A
it deafree a be distinctly a need out of th-s class of jour.
"a dbli ir nder cora le rf ei es a
tobe the organ of the great 4TklCULTOB L CLAtS9 of

n a th
or states Right< and coast unionalL$er a gasag
onlyone dr'natN 0 1 rk.i 0 mpany. e Whne a
therefore been perateel more pto make monhy, but has
'gnoramwor to be ri 1 edh raihr ration6 2da
wrong with thoTw. It might have beeno ster off peenal
n ibb on thew a teen yoe sin mne cir

03 pel t
fa J f d ie fa em@on dd trTa e o
holders and spital"hs, ndaurlrenderdbe d n on dthe
oli al true men to stand by t for another y. ar Sghs w
the bouti Ms 8, me o is so b in an e .DTsa
ouratie week ote country and has the large Chen-

r rI si
TERMS CASH IN ADVANCE.
one sopyoneyear...... .................ss a
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Twenty copies one year....................,.................. ana
Sendfora e OLD PEN PREs fa caterser
theGold Pen emiums a 4 for getting a abs for
senage no trav nes. Every p who hards
dqga ty is aft in to set.as aze 4 sent on
adr use ving post is u6 fort


.tary comess; tale wea cease y wan, ra b.
s heerfature movements; a ad put, them in a de
to useless position when attacked by out airb
enemies. The fact is, it we bad policy, bad
Methodism, and worse Onriatianity to rei
against any syesem thes isas wrought so much
ha the Methodies Churob, with all the imper-
f onions asersbed to her economy. If amond.
nant M n @52 0 10 Mum un o

made without casting imputationis upon the
former movements of tlie Church, or attempt
ing to slur the very moral machinery which has
raised so many of us from the depths of rinand
the darkness of obscurity and made men of us,
and inspired our hearts with the hopes of im-

m tissit.4 taste to vilify the Church of God
that has saved so many millions of souls, even
when we think we can detect glaring imperfec-
tions. I confess to a degree of impatience when
I see my Church assaulted by its own friends.-
Deal tenderly, brethren, and let your modera-
tion be knhoewnmo all men.for action, I have no

doubt that iluch modifloationewillbeintroduced
as shall, in the judgment of the representatives
of the Church, be for the glory of God and pro.

o a chM uto an n kd ir
of reason and revelation, will be heartily ap-
proved by the body of the Church: but changes
without convincing proof of their iitility, will
,not be so kindly received-
The foregoing remarks are made out of the


loed ofd oC omo i otand
in the kingdom and the patienceof Jesus.
When the time comesif God should permit
me to be in my place, I wit! give my views on
all the points involved in the discussion.
May the peace of'God keep our hearts and
minds in the knowledge and love of Christ"
J. B. H'FIERIN.
Nashville, Nov. 20, 1865

SOUTH CAROLINA CONFERENCE.
narORT OF THE MISSIONARY SOCIETY.
In presenting the annual report of the His
sionary Society of the SoutE Carolina Confer
ence, the Board of Msitingers are"greatly oppress-
e by the sad circumstanaps which surround
The anniversaries of our society have been
usuallyoccasioins of festive rejoicing and exul-
canmme jus neWer mp t so dm dl*tes
ligious effort, rqjoicing either in opening fields
white witifharvest or in the glorious results of
#ef the re per's toil. But to sy another scene,
wi 1 different, arrest o gbase.sweptWrer the
beautiful fields of our labor, bearing away in its
ec septhe b70r t p omis and the
I i. new about y years ainceourat+ention
d f ht dn rum onwnd n r i 8 n ud
islands, and cultivatibg to undesturbed tragguil"
Ity.dthose fair and fertile portions of our sunny
IpmFrom the Cape Fear to the Swannah, < r
mission flourished under thabidessagof Heaven;
and Waccumaw, and Black Aver, and Pee D e,
and Sampit and Santee, andoooper River and
Edisto, and Pan Pon and Combabes, and Ashe-
poo, knd Jehossee, andwBeaufort, and Savannah
Mi 1 na i wi 8soccoesthef th rityab sour
0 air
He rnee ti P8h ak rf t
proprierors in the religious well-being of their
slaves, while the thous ends who have been gath
ered into size commuelosi of the church, and
she thousands more of children who were taught
to lisp with gra isude the Redeemer'sname, all
nee rnm bp qr**nudpon wh shtt mi
rest with delight. The relation of our church
and of the missionary society tothis work have
abritys been peculiarly delicate. When first we
compenced our labors among the negroes we
were the subject of suspicion, because of our
c ance me as a chu b th homMwbm sbntid

what the effect of this moral instruction of the
negroes might be, and whetherit would consist
with the safety of our domestic institution
But consciousof reet tude under a Ingh sense of
duty to God, we persevered in the good work,
leaving the issue to Hm who judgeth righteous
ly. We lived down the prejudices which were
raCd a t .8 n frombPb et
tory of uninterrupted succe68 RDB glOriOB GB
largement.
An the other hand, we were.auspected by our
brethren of the North of pandering to the in
terestand passions of slave holders, and mak-
ing the gospel minister to the support of a po-

ii9all or i om a o r f
world," nor would they believeour decli.ration
that we were fighting the battles, not of Casar,
but of God. And yet, despite all opposition,
the best of all was, God was withus. Never did
an enterprise win its way more steadily to the

ra tn f e yu .ninWi 1 ,e% se -
ed thanksgiving and prayers ascended to heav-
enandregewed pledges"were given by the
church to the good cause, till the revenue of
our society increased in'thirty years from '$261
to more than $30 000. In this department of
our work, more than thirty missionaries were

dh e co n3 b umr h

are bpea re la en eivFP as enl
penned by the society was over $20 000.
The moral heroxam of these devoted men whO
.with no protection but their trustin God, periled

theially atCtdthurrendered the tp asQd i .
of salvation tTo to vs% in alkness
and in the region of the shadow of death, ha
won for them a place in our memories and in
the dearest affections of our heafts, while some
of them have already entered idto their eternal
rest and are reaping the rewards of their la-

nimated by the same spirit that dwelt in

t ch a hteth dt MI eir 1
try, which they had received of the Lord JesuB
to testify the gospel of the grace of God.-
- Among me many who have fallen asleep, whose
mr hmdu iteher he held1in high regard, dn
serfrices in this work, are John H John
- H. M Obristian E. Hill, Ge ono r*
- John T Th, Thos. Q. Turpin, Dao G McDore,
. iel, Wm. J. Jacklion Jacob Nipper, John A.
MurickPaul A M. Williams.0barles 8. Walker,
y and Wm. O. Kirkland. ,Among the founders
d and early and fast frauds of our missionary
workdwhosenameadould aldobeeheld in litohDO
r of William Capers, Jam a L. Belin, Charles
d Cotesworth Pinchey, Charles .Baring, Lewis
MorrisPrancis Withersed William A Allaton,
e A large numberofthe living members of the
* South Carolina Conference have beenide.ntified
e with this work also, and have lived to witness


sugetected the deliverance of a people long
r slaved and invested them with political libe
'y. Whether the change shall be for good or
is f e 1 e e det e8 u
the blessings whlch we were made the instru*
wents of conveying to them of deliverance from
so erstation and ignorance, and slo, the glad
as as of the grace of God, were not p oblem-
asica advantages, not speculative bene is. The

o a ons 3bub
the Omnipotent their Father-which gave them
an inward and abiding sense of peace with God
-which took away the fear of death, and open-
eo to their faith and hope the portale of ever-
lastifug life, thas was the burden of our preach'
Ing to thdem, and this tSo religion which God

a3 rneocieet has lon beren dist nguisobedhfof its
able distinction could it have -won. And now
though cast down we are not destroyed. The
musionary opint is the spirit of Unristianity*
We must set before r people the exampledof
a steady and uns on perseverance an er

r e e a
evidence, can again enlarge us, and open the
way to wider and still more successful exertion*
The pe le we have long served may yet dis-,

e @3 od a
still float upon the breeze-les us bear it, as we
have hithi rto done, through evil and good r&
port, unchanging and unchanged-let us re*
solve afresh to carry it gloriously on where the
combat rages most fierce, with, the powers of


rk8 wr id3 t oo
Of the twenty-five missions which our socief
ty has served, but nme remain' The Board
recommend the continuance of the following
missions: Upper Sal.uds, Graniterille, Son
Mountain, to the whites;&nd Waceamalg, Sam-

dr t or I'Enteree and


-in power to suppers, hastevel.-m seedy ,.g.
Suence-and in the rarest of gifte, so be him-
self to the utmost of has ample capacity at aby
time and under all oironmatances,
Like the celebrated Chwoulog, Mr. Beecher
is an instance of resocion against time theologic
al and philosophical forms of New E gland
thought. Chanuang, thou b one of we most
levated and spirianal of men, landed in Uni
M Be h a tp olr

a "liberal" thinker waile holding the general
teness of orthodoxy, What is called "spiritual
Obristianity,"-ateleast its modes of doctrinal
statement and its forms of inward experience,
he does not ear to relish. Judging from
his published rts, I should conclude, that

opar r; ha to can 4 ata eeteratherhthnin
anity as related to social and political facts
charmed him mudh more than its peculiar
and soul-saving truths,-and that,-a fair occa-
sion fo"r honorable prowess secured-he would
to the to of hie vent a battle, fierce and
t with nodeain ene1eoplul eviL

al fight with more of a holiday zest, if it hap.
en to be such a fight as suits his outward lov.
A man of the tunes, born and

to g d teh 1 c g
as the age shapes itself in rain particular phase
of New England ideas and sentiments The
religion he preaches strikes an old-fashioned
thinker As being one of the type, ,w en, ....nt,-,
ty instead of Christianity itedf. for nearedly

I r
Spirit. Let as not be taiderstood .as meaning
that Christianity as a reme3ial provision for
lost sinners is ignored. But we do mean to say,
that the staple of Mr. Beecher's preaching, so
far as haveobserved, is much more urgently
diree towards tbrming his hearers to be seal-
ous oitisons and busy politicians, than meek
and humble saints in the household of Obrist.
Mr. Beecher la one of those plen, whom you
can neither praise nor blame without large ex
captions. In his best moments,-seasons when
heaven and earth are propitione,-he is over-
flowing with great thoughts and impulses. But
the sentiments of this amazonian stream,-alas t

n intg rm hme lyh I da r re es
waters againstaullen rooke, there are side eddies
and shining coves thatsoothe yourvezed heart.
If he had as much disciplined will as fiereeand
unregulated spontaneousness; and if he had
as much wisdom as genuine, he would probably .
be less popular, but,,fhoomparably mor ower-'
ful. ," TTI.Elys.

TENNESSEE CORRESPONDENCE.
Mr. Editor,-You have already heard from the
T nnessee Conference. We had a most delight-

ratiamei trTh en i 6 b ef a
erations and debates were conducted in the
spirit of kind and genuine Christian courtesy.
We have no parties or "ol ques" in the Tenness
see Conference; every member feels free to ex-
press his opinions on all questions without em-
barrassment, and has no tear of offending those
with whom he may .differ. Hence, ge have
comparatively little speaking in our body, and
but very tow set speeches. The harm ny of the
Conference as the late session was very remark-
able. The Memorial introduced by Dr Green,
which I see you have pubbsued, created some
interest The members-many of them-had
heard, verbally, of proposed changes in our rtiles
and form of government, but, the points defi
nitely stated, and specific day made, ca ne be-
fore the body in tangible form, iO the Memori-
al presentedby Dr.Green for use first time; and
of course, caused some exmtement. Bre. Green
anys he had consulted 'nobody" in the prepare
asion of the memorial, and tne "preachers
wer.e taken by surprise.^ A paper thus intro...
duced, and involvana sq many changes, and
urged by speech accompanying the reading,
of coursesurprises the uninitiated; yet, never-
theless, the memorial and the mover were
stressed with due deference an'd proper respect.
The meritsof tthe paper were not discussed.-
In giving direction to the documents, remarks
were elicited which indicated the opinions of
the various speakers, but the viewsof the mem-
bers, as a body, were not ascertained, and could
not have been without full discussion and a fi-
nal vote. Enough was made apparent, tojusti-
fy the remark, that there was great variety of
sentimentso far as sentiments could be formed,
upon a grave paper, at one reading. Hence the
>nkrme duHnd n uprous n fo 8-

cussion or for the mature consideration of the
various changes proposed, but determined to
allow the document go to the General Confer.
ence without adoption or endorsement. And
so it will appear before the General Conference
-as itemext meeting.
What favor it will meet in that grave body,
ishardtoforetell. That some changesinour
economy will be found expedient and necessary
perhaps no one doubts; but if all the changes
proposed in the memorial, and in similar me-
morials that may come from other quarters
ransp we wulenPainly chaven new


ru ine m i onn etheeh iTt8y ropno i
ity of the meinsures urged; but I wish to offer
a few suggrations which I hope will not be con-
sidered untimely or impertinent.
1. It would be well to bear in mind, that we
live in exciting times, times when the public
mind is in great commotion, and, perhaps, not
in the most favorable condition for the change
of long established principles and usages; at
least, we abould proceeR with great caution and
much circumepection. A step in the wrong di-
rection might lead to fatal results. Due son
sideratiom, earnest prayer, a deep solenmnitth

- Church of the Lord Jesus Christ.
s 2. All the disonesionson these subjects should
- bis conducted with moderation. There is dan
s ger of creating schism in the Church. There
are multiplied thousands of our people, who
t are greatly wedded to the old and long estab
e lished usages of our Church. They, conscien
r tionaly believe that any;ehange, materially al
, tering our government, would work mischief.-
The opinions of such must be respected; an
n violent measures would sorely affect them, an
d perchance, work dissatisfaction so such *a de
i gree that they might be lost to the Ghurch, o
e form parties that would mar the beauty4n
o destroy the harmony of Zion.
m 3. Let all the advocates of change bewar
m and not make violent assaults upon our govern
- ment and usages as heretofore, and, up to th


NATIONAL
LEGA ND AR M CO El PA E7e
ximson, ozonors,
Commisesonedby the Hurgeon General in Me "Grea.
lar Order,''May 13th, 1865.
The Artificial Legs and Arths,(Vren's Patent) manufao
tured by this Compan recommend themselves for thelf
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seour a kmnared m stee lled the Companyat
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Novas--sw Madison.dia.

COTTON GINS.
AM NOW PREPARING TO Eli8UME
anotdhesi tnooke fuG wojI o Plan a
to no su t law$, of I

@tp. b 8. M o tl nTextdj bwit deliver

in g Mo I N
ord r, directed to Prattville, Ala, will rece we promptat-
IdTnotdeemitnecessa rt ydanythinginfavorof y
,dn" anose IMvel 1859, Im oc r t der
no aNkmyA derywMMI DANIEL (BATT.


1000 AGENTS, WANTED,
IN THE STATE TO SELL THE
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Ui s no r ly" a tih bestae els of the
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the word "Evisoopal," wblots to them' may be
displeasing from early sancolation; or we may
gain upon the outer borders of the Episcopal
obarch if we will only omit **Methodist" which
may sound to them, cautish; and then wi
shall come out as the second edition of No
Name," revised and improved.
But you may say, the word South".savors of
disloyalty. Do you suppose, my dear brother,
that because the Northern Church its "virtuous
there shall be no more cakeor ale in the land";
The word "South" was attached to us long be'
fore the war was.thought of and no harm came
of it. Why basit nowansumed a new signifi-
cance-and, of treason ? Because there has,
been rebellions in Ireland, age the Catholics or
that country afraid to call themselves "Irish
Catholies to
But you may urge, it is better to actin a com
promising spirit.. With whom do we compro-
mise, and for what? With our future members
whom we are to gain in the North ? Well, in a
compromise, there is a yielding on both sides.
We give up the word "South;" what do our fu-
ture members gite up ? They come into our
-Church. That, abould be regarded by every
who comes in, as a blessed privilege, andnot as
a conecesiop. Those who love us in every por-
tion of the country, will find the word my ob-
.jection; those who do not love us, may seek
their affinities elsewhere; and if God be with
us, "He is a vast majority?

[WeA E 8R T $.0 Vc
dent, for many reasons, which we will give at
another time. But we publish her letter for its
intriaisio merit, and because she has a right to
We heard. En.)
For the Southern Christian Advocate
KERTUCKY GONFERENCE-THE EIGH-
;( TEEN.
11'* notice an **Addrus to the ministers and
,,g4,,-Is 4.f the Manh-> J. t E isco al Caurch
South," signed J. G. HarrisonpJ. G. Bruce and
others-numbering eighteen ministers.
First-Their advice. That meanwhile we ad*
vise our people to remain in their present Churchse-
lations, and to maantain the inte.gpty of their Chutch
organization." See m jority Report, Bee.3. This

a u r e o a n, a
orable re onse. How much easier it t
preach th to practice. The main obj< of the
address of the eighteen ministers named is, to
justify their actionin departing trom their own
.advice. But Southern Methodist ministers and
members, are interested in that part only of then

er8s8u r ade moduv e

vent:":sita.""::s? "N inti:
gathodist a withdrawal from their own9thtuch,
thpy can refer them to their own advice. And if
need be, they can strengthen the resolution to
remain loyal to their Church, by the confidence
exoreased in the latter clauseof the sectionre-
ferred to, in the next General Conference-
Secondly-Their reason for their action in
withdrawing from the Church in which they
have been ministers and members so many
years.
Any reason which sAtisfies those brethren
should be received by others so far as they are
concerned bus so far a6 it may Le given as a rea.
son to anBuenceleshers to leave the Church, iL
sa open for examspation.
in the enure address, it is not easy to flod a
reason for shear acuon, except in the vote of
theConferenceonthe majority and minority
Reports. Surely the reasonises not in the fac'*
that the Comerence received certr in ministers or
Southern proclivitae4 who would now as the
Address says have been received a year ago, be.
.cause the second page of the address claims
to chanadve, to we thweux i otur kni

their itatIiculties by having suggeSLed to them
the statement, thaswoubt prove satisfactory to
va." So they were received, and these brethren
were eatified. True, the vote had not been
taken on the reports, nor had members to the
next Genera) Conference been elected. It wa'$,
not premedirated with them to leave, for the first
page of the address abows t had no such in-
tention, but they entered upon the woxk of the
Conference in the best poemble faith. They
were not takenby surprise as to who constituted
the Conference, for with the two or three exc p-
Lions named above of ministers received to
their satisfaction after they had made the pro'
per suggestions to them, the Conference con-
sisted of the same ministers with whom they
had been assonisted for years. They knew who
the Southern Bishops were, for, pven during the
war, they had continued to act under their
parchment of ordination, and to recognize the
Southern Church. They were foiled in their Ma
forest Report. This ts all the reason for their
leavmg us that we can see. While this may
pass as a sufficieA reason for their action, is
may not for that of others,
These brethren have now left us. Let us
remain loyal to our Church. lifet all Southern
Methodist know that whenever Northern Meth-
odist address us as Christians and equals they
will find us ready to reciprocate all Christian
courtesy. A MEMBER OP KY. CONFERENUE,

THE FIRST STEP.
There is an old Italian motto, often quoted,
which is designed to convey m concise lan-
guage a lesson of great importance. Obstaprin-
p se* re Pf It /1 Hoo v ownes '
alight the departure from the strict lines ofree-
situde, if we are outeareful not to take the frag
step in the downward course, we are safe. If
therebe no firaterror, there certainly can be no
second,
On the other hand, if we yield to the first
temptation, we shall be less able to resis the
* second. The indulgence we have already al-
lowed prepares us for another. Gradually, ad-
more easily than we are apt to suppose, Esbits
are formed; and that which might have been
so readilysesisted at the begionang, has become
Achain that binds us in a cruel bondage.

hi elf 1%%tTntghen oenbadse I amuseodf
snow: ere long an avalanche spread ruin
through the sunling vale beneath. The chile
dren at play on the Holland dyhe were delight
ed to gmde the escaping rill mto mamic water,
talls, which hir-little hands.controlled at will:
ere long a g ty tide poured over the fields
its devastating Soods. The first oatb; the first
theft; the first antruth; the first Sabbath des.
ceration-how easy is seemed to the wanderer
to retrace his step and regain the straight path
from which he had only begun to swerve. Was
it easy 7 Alas I almostampossible,
Time.first unkind word, wounding the heart
of a friend, how easy it had been to repress al-
together, how alight the self-control it would
have required, and, agd now, how wide the
breach, how andly estranged the hearts that
once loved so tenderly, that coniided so trust.
fully. That first eveningwhich witnessed our
neglect of the Bible your omission of panyer-
.to what a long, dreary deatension it Jed the
way. Ah, tempted hearts, let us resist the first
laolination to negleet a duty, the Brat syllable


of bitterness that trembles upon car lips, the
Bratatep in the rapidly descending path ofsin:
a nd we may rearet hauncessfulld; a us seek

dTkgth from One we w t sin p nts tempt-
eas we are, ye *
THE AMERICANCHRISTIAN COHyISSION.
The Am>rioin Christian Commission met re-
cently at New York in the Bible House-
The object of theOommission, itwillbefound
in the accompanying resolutions, e the diffa

0 riuniver bopietyd t edrendag r plans
I thankseivia for the resent ort
ITomof peace and c susion ofplateel my a
The abair was occupied by the Rev. Dr. K.rk,
of Boston, at the request of Chief Justice Chase.
the President,
The minutes of the previous meeting having I
been read, yesterday's work was fully recon-
gdee ,o e or inal met as remodelled and
1. That a Buresp for correspondence be open-
ed, to ascertain what mediods of benevolent
effort for the neglected classes are in operation
In the worla, and to secure accurate statements
of the modes arid resultsaf aueh labor.
2. To classify the replies, and make them
easy of access.
to3thTolia seoi{ o sin various localities as
4. To issue a circular inviting statements of
views and desires of all persons who see any
class of spiritual want yet neglected,
5. To actas a medium of communication be-
tween the various sections of the Church, and
oft nd a dbe weenoinddi r 8k b

ersTher poTowinTad it at measures were sub-
sequently adopted:
To send representationsat once to the several
benevolentiestitdtions, plain fully to them
the aims and desires of Commission, and to.
usy any other means they may deem wise to ee-.
oilre a right understanding
The Rev. W.E. Boardgan was appointed re-
cording secretary of the commission,
An Executive Committee codsist of the fol-
H Ge emean R tu rtT EqTT 8
E=q.7 Jay Cooke, Esq, Rev Dr Fowkr, Wm
*Reynolds, Esq. Rev Bishop James@evSH Tyng,
Jr, Rev Dr Ktric, Rev R J Parvin, Rev Morris
Sutphoo, J Obambrlain, Esq, J W Mcin-
tyre. Esq.-N. Y. Express,
SPEAK GENTLY TO EACH OTHER.
'Please to help me a minute, sister.' s

a *O don's disturb me; Em reading,' was the
'But just hold this stick, won't you, while I
drive this pin through t.
'I can't now, I want to-finish this story,' epid
I, emphatically; and my little, brother turned

b ye m.look, in search of

zi'"h a eeh ody a tn ndand n
as he came home, his energies were all employ-
ed in makingaemall one; for he was always
trying to mane tops, wheelborrowa, hites, and
allsorts of abings; such as b ysAelight in. He
had worked patiently all thelindhaing withaaw

ting teNgeethe c mp i anneddh a(
had refused to neuier 1)im, and he had one
away withthis young heart saddened 5
4, I thought of all this in fifteen .minutes after
he had ft, and my book gave me no pleasure
It was no utentmnatunkindnessonly thought-'
r d to him; any rothderband was g e-
hisp. I would have gone after him, ando ffor)&P
ed the assistifice he needed, tytI knew he had,
found some one else. Yet I.had n elected an
opportunity of gladddhing a childish heart*
in half an hour he came bounding into the
houseeezeaimszig emeMary, Pregotisup;
His tones wee yous, and'[saw that he had
forgotten my petulence; so I determiabd to
stone by unusual kindness I went with him,
and sure enough, on the roof of the wood house
Was fastened a minerature windmill, and the
w w w 18ngd a uw d 0 8>bmM n


be%8f Ct f nd n8klPomedW dppy and
resolved, as I had many times before, t be al-
ways lovLng and gentle. .
A few days passed by, and the shadow of a
greas sorrow ddkened our dwelling. Tne joy-
ous laugh and noisy glee were hushed, and out
merr boy lay in ah dattened room. with an>

2bts ey tdqalambbi obee m ad
temples would moisten, and his muscles relax,
and then hope would come into our hearts, and
our eyes won d fill wsth thankful.tears. It was
in one of these deceitful calms in his disease
thia hehhearm wi 2 1 his little wheel, and
'Does il inakeyour headache,'lasked. 'Shall
we take itdoqn ?>
*0 no,' replied he. It seemens if I were out
of doors, and it makes me feel better,
Re mused a moment, and then added. 'Don't
younmembdr, Mary, that Iwanted you to help
men could not you wtThedFdeading, and told me
erence, for mamma helped mt make any dif-
O how sadly these words fell
and what bitter memories they a fpkon md lear,
How I repented as I hiased little Frank'st
forehead, that I had ever spoken unkindly to
himl Hours of sorrow went by, and, and we
hed bits couch; hope growing fainter and

tromet moaniguish den, until, one week
childish sport, wg olnsed the e sCke of is
ling, and folded his hAnds d er his alCle --
heart,
He sleeps now in the grave, and home is des-
olate; but his little windmill, the work of his
busy hands, te still awinging in the breeze, ,just
Where hedplaced i upose the oof the old wood
volvi g, I remembemehe I 6 littl in arms red
I remember, also, the thoughtless; the unk d
words.

MY MOTHER'S PRAYER*
The first great event of my life, said a gen-
tleman to his friend, happened at the death-
bed of my mother. Her life had been a long
catalogue of troubles.; but God was ever near
to comfort and to strengthen. I was her only
son, and she loved me as a mother only can,
Although I was but seven yearstold:when she
died, Ican distinet'y remeniber her saki me
into her room and weeping a prayer toGondgfhat
Might be saved. When we rose from our knees
Ph mense tim God was adol ntoot, t e
him. Then she kissed me, and t heard her say
as the tears rolled down her cheeks. -*God
bless him 1 God bless himl"
The nexhweek Istood ather death-bed. Her
eyes were closed, and she lay silent and still.
As I kissed her she opened her eyes, and look-
ing at me, said, **Eiward, do love God. When
Fm dead remembermy words: Love him."
She said no more; the eyes closed; the spirit
had lefs its tabernacle of clay. I oried very
much for a little ttme, but my boyish grief soon
abated, and I wasas gay as ever, 5
Years passed away and I maje friends with
some bad boys, who led me into sin, almost tain.
We were one evening shting smoking in a
music-hall, when the dying wordsof my moth-
er flashed across my mad. "Love God! love
God!" rang in my ears. I tried to stiRe them;
bin noit was stai the dying words, "LoveGottl''
1 went home, and for the Brat time for many
years the hardened sinner prayed. 1 needmot
continue the story. Beader, see what prilyer
does I Do you pray!


DAVID'S BlBLE AND OURS.
In the days of KiDg Avid, the Bible wks a
scanty book; yet be loved it well, and found
daily wonders in it. Genexis, with its sublame
narration of how God made the worlds, with

oCm ag a ir a 3,' id sl .
ous nxarchings through that great wilderness,
its thrilling memorialsofJ bovah's outatetched
arm, and t*ze volume of the written law; Le-
,viticus, through those ilickering vistas David's
eye discNver d the 8 adows of better things to
come j bers, wiD s natural history of the

ecar of matnbeanays o Toono ,bwitn ( v n-
es, with their chapters of providence, their stir-
ring incidents and peaceful ep sodes; the me-
moirs of Job, so fraught with spirimal expers-
ence; and the domestle annals of Ruth, which
told to her grandson such a tale of divine fore-
knoweledge, and loveand care, all conerging

m eso9r iD' e anad bdrDsh a
whatever wealth you have, remember that D -
vid desired his Bible beyond alt his riches. So
thankful was he for such a priceless po=session,
thathe pyaised God for his.righteousjudgment
seven times a day. But you have got an ampler
Bible-a Bible with psalms and prophets in it

yoa et Plaw Ilsow ft istles. Howud
yourself clasping it to your bosom as the man
of your counsel? How often have your eyes
glistehened over a brightening page as one who
bad foun great spoil ? HJw often have you
dwelt on Itaprecious promises, till they evolved

m i ha oumpt se ubm o rH
re ee Etittfiem reji / Der .
if
'PRAYER WITHOUT CEASING n .
A sailor who had been long absent from his
native country, returned home, flashed with
money. Coming to London, where he land
never been before, he resolved to gratify himself
with the sight of whatever was remarkable.
Among other places, he visited St. PallPs. It
n etlo8ble apta ing, re nT .
"Pray without ceasing," um v..A >.9 are me,,,.
ter, without having any im s.... m de on n,,,
mind by them. Having -1 b.9 .3.7, as
in London, ine returned to rn I ra.-; f or s.3.1.:,
and continued at sea for se n years, sent. .ur.
any remarkab etcectu ea el Ms8o ,Mt e breO

gentle, the heavens serene, and theseean calm,
oeo b dw kt e pltehaeing sect fhnht re
all on a sudden, darted on his mind the words,
"Pray without ceasing!" "Pray without ceas-
iog I What words can these be ?" he exelifflii'
ed. I.think I have heard them before; where

anu an ad had usies re m

wRhat "o w ot n
at all 1" God, who at first caused him to hear
this passage in his ear, now caused it to spring
. up in a way, at a time, and with a power pecu-
Isarly His own. The poor fellow now found the
li nmg of convi ton fissh khish oTcience

and the great, iteep of destruction threatens 0
swallow him up. Now be began for the first
time to pray; but praying was not all. "On,#
said he, if I hada B.ble or some good book 1"
He rummaged his onest, when, in a corner, he
espieldya Birde which lualanxioQL so
which, till now, he had never opened. He
snatched it up, put it to his breast, then read,
wept, prayeds; he believed, and became a new
man.
*('OME ALONG As D WE'LL HAVE SOME
FUN n
Twoladswerewalking together, when one
dqtermined to return home and the other pro-
-posed ag to church Time firac otjected, be-
causeh saw no goodin attending church. But
thaother, as an inducement, said, "Come along,
*and we'll have some fun-
*wi un we o bu ch hu un ames w*tian

a a young gentleman with his lady-love
In church talking and laughing while the
pr.escher was precisiming the solemn word of
God? They were having lun in church,
hI sawta lad read ag at ea3 sing book while
ousdan or was reEve few mi uTee8s Te
smile to himself. He was havieg fun in church
I have frequently seen children engaged in
conversation, m teasing each other, or in pro-
voking Jaughter. They were having fun in
church*
But of al[places in which, and of all days on
w odhave po ,la anyu obft- adndnd ebre
son will select. 1 like to see people, especially
the young, enjoy themselves and have all the
rational amusement they can, but do not take
God's day and house. How is it with you, my
young friends? Do you remember theS:.bbath.
days ath extu a consecrated place in which
you seriously hear the word and attend to your
salvation
Annricur. WAwas.-Bulwersays that poverif
i Idea n ninedcadses out of to. Sumne
more for want of means than others with three
hundred. The reason is, the richer man has
artificial wants. His income is ten thousand,
and be suifers enough from being dunned fo
unpaid debts to kill a sensitive man. A man
whbodarn oneP Ilar a dbae tand doesrnru in
pl6 Who have never been rich will believe thiS
but it is as true as God's word. There are thous
Yands and thmeands with prineely incenes who
never know a moments peace because they live
above their means. There is really more hap.
piness in the world among working people than
among those who are called lish.
ELOQUEN PRAYERS,
"Where do you attend chuseh, Mr. Gage ?" I
asked of a friend, not of my own denogDIDE.*
tion, who had recently removed to the city*
"Not where you expected, Fil venture to
say," was the reply.
**Ah I how it that ?"
"Fit tell you. You have so often spoken of
the Rev. Mr. Smith as, the s'bless man in the
Orthodox line here, that I am sure you counted
me as a hearer at Bateman Strees; and so I
fully intended to be?
"And are you noon

minNs r "go to Heirs Chapel; Mr. Brown is my
'?Does James Brown sultyou better than Mr.
Smith t Why he can'thold a candle to himm
preaching,"
"He has not Mr. Smith's fine classical edu-
cation, I know; he is inferior to him in orato
ry; he lacks the gnished grace of manner
which distinguishes your favorite;. but he
preaches the gospel as clearly and foseiblyQand
then lean pray with him so much better'$.an
the other."
"What do you medn by your last remarks"
"Just this, my fliend. Mr. Smith's prayers
are too eloquent, and I may add, too elegant-
Jor me. Ess thoughts are too sublime, his ar
rangemenT of them so artistic, and his periods
so beautifully rodeded, thathe attracts my at-
tention to himself, instead of bearing my de
sires to heaven. Mr. Brown is the reverse of,
8.11 this. In language as plain and unstudied
ais a child's he lays bare the heart of a guilty,
helphas, needy amner before the pitying pyes
of a compassionate-Father, and loving Saviour.
I feel the condition which he expresses so


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I


simply;
mg hand of mercy; and my desiste sprin
to theAlm'ghty Helper so warmly and so a
nerstly, thaticansearcely realize, that another a
words have borne my petition for me. It is a

pria enr omeeton @ar as @soinut
of ibe closet."
"You are right, friend Gage, though I never
thought of it before."

Tim METINDIST EPIscoPAL CHTItcB IN CHARLEs*
TowN Vznomis, at a reebut meeting, resolved

bo ad re t e platformof principles adopted
tt ergue in March, 1861, and
beo et u chr ma be sought
authority of thpe General Confereceng unt
Methodist Episcopal Church
Turne CLassor Missioxs.-Bishop Baker sad
Phee t am ra 0 rs yNTob fo
Obarleston, to visit our missions in that city
. and vicinity; also Savannah, and some other
Southern cities in whiob, and in thevicing of
which, we have missions.-Advocateand Journal.
What will it avil us to have the good word
of our eilow-servants if our Mastersdonotsay

Thoman ALsTON tiAnals was ourn in Eagetidd
se e eSie ndtjG is,8 aki 1 0
Macon his home. In 1842 he married a daughter
of George Hines, a citizen well known to the early
set er of Macon oduvi in ye sistent member of

fee 3TI s ni turs, oPtrb 1Th 7
temper uPinio, he departed this life, in the falcon
viction of reaping those Divine blessings that are
the rich reward of a life of usefulness and ebristi-
any love. For twenty five years he wins an active
member of the society of Masotis, and here his ess
tended sphere of usefulness was remarked and high-
ly commended by his associates. His wife and chit-
dren win long mourn his rintizhely losp; for, with
an affection that knew no winter, he e'ung to the
9 to ,bjv r to n ed rn sh
Her, more affectionatehnsband. His eatest fault
was tenderness and a li lity of sentiment too
< "ar.r m ..r.e to t 60 of others "Never
a .<.,. ..ne.. 3 of bood, he had not a word to
My at c astancy." Tru atom a enh

ac m sby ue t i'Dheralia8maTmoralahero3m
cellence and purity arcixnd the hearth .stone, that
grquchesHhe vestj es rthe cold a art
crown of life; but great is the yield or joy and hap-
pinesstherefrom Of these, Oh! Deatts! hast thou
dispossessed us, and there is no present help for it.
Truly
b enh rtuaredryasanmtner'sdust,


b '7 tim hoPset mourni g ourl irits have fled
A Fanxn.

THE REV. Wx J. SAswan, D. D. departed
this life. at his farm in Hancock co, Ga., on the
rning of the 84 Nov. after an illness of six
Samett was born and rested in Hancockcor,
attended his Academic course at Mt Zion under
the tuition of Dr. Beman entered Randolph, Macon
Col ege, Va., under Dr Olin; but his health fail..
ing he continued his educationatOoglethorpe ITai-
versit wibereche g aduatt i ith theu re a of

Styre, subsequently entered "the ministry of the
Methodist Epucopal Church. South, was for at umm
bar of years Professor of E glish Literature in
Er ir e co m whibbMbe was elevated oe e .
endowed by nature witha superior iratelleet, he.had
improved upon it by close application to books,
untilbe wasconfessedly oneof the bestinformed
ghte damen eewipo o ch a ed a
active mi d. Though co statively young, he
had already viritten and pumlaphed several works on
theology, besides numerous contributions to liters-
ture in spmepfthe Magazines and Reviews of the
a F rds man noir us to his a Re

humblenPo dkr.d nee TfTit8rtstandmn settPag he
theyery last, was an earnest and evangelical ena.
forcement of the doctrine of the witness of the
Spirit, as taught by Wesly and his cosdjutore;
an his whrol4effketsumqdt bedo bric hte chured
correlative matters. Indeed, it may be safely as-
earted, that the advocates of old Methodism have
ei/ comi r82 s / a urahT@on
illness, hewasaffected for the mostpart i bmental
aberration. There were lucid intervals, however,
in wh.ch he taked freely in reference tobis spirit-
ual condition. Towards the lasthe often rejoiced
r a ne s a(lobs si at rn
his delirium, which "dying, he might wish to blot."
When told this, during his rational moments he
b essed God that even when the control of his will
was lost, his better feelings were in the aEo ndant,
The last night but one tTiat he opent on earth, for
se r h ri81his mx s em eloer@.and here oii
mortality. Wh a his mind began again to wander
his wife quoted toJpm,
"Jesus can make a dying bed
Peelsoft as downy pillows are."
A beavenly1ight seemed to pass over his conne.
tenance, as he articulated the word -"Jesus;" he
spBEsed off nto a pr onund stupor from whiclkhe
usec au tee;he eternal or%3ut pp dw% a
visions of God E M. PasDLETom
Sparta, Nov. 18th.

%ES. HENEIETTA WABRINGTON AUDAs, wife
of T H. Audas Esq died at Sparta, Ga., Bept.
15th, 1865, aged 65 years. She was the youngest
and last chud of the venerable Philip Turner, Into
of8Hanc3ck county.eatsufferer from her childhood
always feeble and delicate; but she counted these
light afflictions as a means of working out for her a
as mee exppre n eandjeern inig th la .e
during her inistillness, and he always found her in
a eds and hopeful condition of mind, ready to re-
spond to the prayers of the people of God; and to
express firm confidence in the merited of the Re.
deeper's blood to savefrom all sin. Such was her
condition in the lastAlays of her illness, that she
was able to hold but little crimmunion with the ex-
tMnal world; but whenever questioned as to her
faith in God, she would answer unhesitatingly, that
she knew in whom she believed-God was her por-
tion and heaven her home. For near a half centu-
ry she had been a consistent snernber of the M. E.
i n nd chri r ldyears to ot r
pr sof he Chrisuadn edhegood resultf which,
(for nephew, De SAssnett, tyad been dess Dated to
write this obituary, and more than once d ring his
last illness he referred to his good aunt, who had so
recently crossed the fbod. Now they deep togeth-
or till the trumpet shall sound and the dead in
Christshallrise first. B. F. B.

Manamar E- OArms, died on the 40th Nov.
1865, in she 17th year of her a
n .oined the M. E OhCbh abolit six years
ago, at9e13neville. Ga. She has been quite a suffer-
er for many months past, and qithougs "the can..
d:e" went out during the absence of a parent; still
weknese she bad been patiently waiting the tso '
of her Lord for several weeks, with her "Ja *
brightly barnifig. She was conscious to the 1
gauted many Boripturepassages, and repeated aloud
the Lord's prayer. Then calling her mother, sis**
ter, brother, and friends to her bed side, bade them
"good night," telli g themto meek her in heaven,
Triumphantly abe and is now restingla
thobosom of her ,


2%rthe southern Chr e lan Adv cate.
THE WORD SOUFIL"
There la an old Italian artist, "Fa Angelico."
whose conceptions bear zoore the impress of
heaven than of earth. It is said that he never
commenced a painting without first kneeling
and devoutly lifting his thqyghts above the
grosaness of earth, into the regions of love and
purity. One can imagine the pious man com-
muning with God, until visions of beauty burst
upon his soul. One can fancy the delightful
ardor with which he seises his brush, and gives
to the world a copy of the things which he had
seen "in the mount."
It is said that the master of Igeonardo da
Vince, constantly strove.to impress upon I is
mind one lesson, namely ; that art should new
er be madetoserve the ends of an ignoble pur-
pose, that it should never be made the medium
for the expression of an unworthy feelings It
is also said, that once when Leanardo fdrgot
this lesson, and in depicting Judas, painted the
face of a personal enemy. While all the world
laughed at the resemblance, he, the painter
wept--wept that he had forgotten the teachings
of his tutor. His reven e had been gratified,
but his art had been degraded. Swine had
been sacriBeed upon the altar.of the Lord.,
These great men recognized thefactthatLove
should be th).ntrading spirit of Art. We re-
cognise the fact that it should '. -g -0, 11y the
pervading sliirif of composition; and no dis-
cussignMin6which we di r from other should

Atoney when there we 13.,= .1.. .r.1r-
versyin o'ir eiturchou per 1 .I...y fli r .ir..o
said to the conference : "I of s.. .,... I 11.-
past quiesuotadarranr & 01. In approaching a
blel ..s t head
subj et a = : 9- *** .* .ve... the wises 8,
and the largest hearts m "our connection," I
almost feel as if 1 was guilty of an imperti.-
nence. ,What light can I give aniidst the con-
centr&tedithf# Of the oburch ? None perhaps.

B ants them i i6 hdoes not wa edro h ne,
**
By disports with his light as if theye were no
moon abining overhead.
Tbe hal issue between the North and the
South, as Eovernments, has been decided. The

Nh md no ur fa'Obe Southeha xbenefuo
She yields-rracefully, it is said, even submie*
aively. Very well. All now is speace, loyalty,
devotion to the old fisg. Joseph has now gone
down into Egypt, and as Benjamin had mothinS
to do in the quarrel between Joseph and his
brethren, he at least may be spared; but now

oe heoodTe 0 rh eumn e r a vdi m e

"fson q.,:"s,""r": '"rs., so
dist Church, South, not quitepilling to give
her whole identityyet proposes-through some
of her memoersi, to make herself so like the
Methodist Chech North, as 1100 to be easi y
distinguished from her along the street. There
is a significant German story of a man who ex-
changed names with a friend whom he greatly
resembled. The result was, that the poor fel'
low became so bewildered as to his own identity,
and so perplexed as to who and what the great
me" was, thap he at length ran mad, and died
suddenly one day from the shock of meetizig
his friend, whom he mistook for the identical
**ne
Yesterday evening I received a lettering which
this passage recurred. "Otr conf erence" (use
Tenth.) almost site first hour, passed a resolueson
strikingousthewordSouthfromourchurchcosy
nomen." Then, a great pain enteretl my heart, .
an rea onthrougu all its fibres, ansi per vaded\
my being. "Wuas difference, Madam," you will
say, about the great pain in your heart ?"
"None as all, Sh." Mr. Thomas Carlyte asks

"'in befw u.d iM a wm tas ie
continent is standing ?" It, mattyp nothmg to
the continent. A little island is nothing; but ;
g ere should be a whole archipeligo of such
of such little1slabds, even the continent may
have some regard for them.
Schlegel calle "words, ideas." Sometimes,
one word becomes many ideas. When there was
a devision of the Methodist Church in the Uni..
ted States, and the word "South" was ap; end-
ed to the organization to whlch we belong, it,
was a mere accident, a mere mark .of disizac-
tion. It, was a geograplajeal teral, in itself in,
different. And now, what is it? The name
which has bourid us together for more than
twenty years. The name under which we have
lived, and loved, and suffered, and toiled to-
gether. The name umter which we have been
Persecuted and defrauded. The name attack.
ed to the life and death, and the memoryof our
sainted Bishop Capera, and of thousands of
others who have gone to haven with it upon
their hearts. I have no superstitious reverence
for words, or names. or symbols. So long as a
symbol is significant, I respect it; so soon as is
loses its sigmficance, it is trash. Should our
beloved church cease to be the great, the pure,
the noble instution which Inow believe her to 1
be, should she forget her high calling, or de.
scend from her exalted position, the words,
"Hethodiet, Episcepal, South," would have
no incantation to bind my soul; but so long
as she remains-humanly speaking-unsoiled
by the world, I love 'her triane name, and
would cherish it. It is full of tender signig.
cance, and connected with the most endearing
associations.
But what are the reasons for widing to cut
of hza ord "South ?" Because, say the ad-
V e measure, it is sectional and we
wish to nationalize the church. Is not the
name, Scotch I'resbyterian milurch sectional,
and yet does that prevent the Scoth Presh te-
rians from la 2
Lond p naing themselves in the heart of
, on, and receiving Englishmen into their
communion ? Has it prevented them fion es-
tablishing their church in Caarleston, South
Caroling, and receiving Americans as members?
Is not **D.uch Reformed" sectional ? Yet are
there not Dutch Refo d
States? 18 not Marav n ectiian le Uni e
Horavians are sprea4 over the world.
Again, it is said that the name South"-ad-
mitted to bdianocent enough in itself-might
create prejudice in the minds of some who
might be disposed to join us in the North
So might th *
a wora "Ohristian," have created
Ps**judicent Jerusalem. And is it worth while,
my brother, for the sake of D vid Copperfield's
supposed sisterr Basey," who has never been
borq yet, to grieve David himself, the poor boy,
who abands by you in veritable flesh and blood
stands by you, tearful-his handkerchiefairead 5
et y
W ,enough to bd spread upon the back of the
horse to dry ?
Then if wa yield to one class of prejudices in
our future bre hren-even before the re.
dices or the brethren are a areat-whp*,ju'
yield to th pp y not
bers fro ano er clasat We mtght gain mem
a those who have been brought up
Presbyterians or Baptists, if we would only drop




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