Group Title: Southern Christian advocate (Macon, Ga.)
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Title: Southern Christian advocate
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Publication Date: July 12, 1867
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period, and thereby aford relief both to pastor
and people.

ye eTnatlit t h I aem onfp a so
support, missionary and Conference collections
the Bishopa fund, and all other matters usual

am a these br e f their number,
whom all syments may be made from time to

times tahd re given for each payment. by
Church, that the stewards draw on the treasurer
for the amounts available or on hand, and hereby
relieve th ple of the constant and continual
demandsew b cause so much complaint
6. As a mode of raising the amos at of
money estimated for the support of the pastor
and presiding elder, we cannot conceive of a
better plan, than to assess the amount estimated
among the several churches in portion to
their ability to pay, taking the taxpaTle p ty
of each member of the Church as a basiroperon
which to make the aesessment. After the asTee-
ment is made n each Church, then on the
same basis ause the amount each member
should pay. In this arran ment, we would
enggest, that female memb rs, who are the
owners of property and without husbands, or

hbosedhbusbands aroonothanlembers ofdhe Chureh,
tion to their ability, as the male men, 2n prop
7. We recommend that the treasurer or one





Church expenses, pastor and presiding elder.
EDUCArrox.
A due ap reciation of the lasting elliolency
of sanctiSed education to the progress and aue-
eess of the Gospel as entertained. An abiding
interest and approbation for the prosperity of
the schools and colleges of our Church are felt
and expressed.
Emory College, at Oxford, The Wesleyan Fe-
male College, at Macon, and Collinsworth In-
stitute, are commended an most favorable terms
to the patronage nod supEport of our people,

On this head, the meeting adopted sim y the
R rt of the late Ge Confe pl
epthe last cla orgishich tnucenexcept-
ang nts a Bibleu7,g 4. We refer a rence
as tes of the Conference for the fl r orte
ep .
The practical resolutions are:
1se. Our confidence in the catholicity and
aglenush aim of the Amencan Bablo Society
bershxp, and especially to those who have the

aHility to contribute towards the spread of the
oly Scriptures,
24. We commend the Agent to our churches
and congregations, and pledge ourselves to
render him such asantance in his noble work as
may be possible.
SOUTHERN CHRISTIAN ADVOCATE AND RE-
LIGIOUS LITERATURE.
The sentiments of the meeting respecting the
kindred themes forming this caption, are fully
adequate to their profound importance and in-
terest
We cannot too earnestly, faithfully and re-
ligiously urge upon our brethren the duty and
advantage of sustainmg the Southern Christian
Advocate, in view of its eminent relation of
efleiency to the cause of God and of the
Church.
We commend, also, with most respectful
urgency, the duty of cutting of from ourselves
and our families all literature in the remotest
degree of a baleful tendency, and recommend
our Methodist works, especially "Mr. Wesley's
Sermons, as a great encyclopedia of spiritual
delineations."
concLusion,
Thus, respected brethrenhave we endeavored
to give a brief presentation of the advices, sug-
gestions and recommendations of our late Die.
triet Meeting. We leave them with you, and
most affectionately commend them to your ac-
ceptance, believing that, if they shall be carried
out in a truly faithful and pious spirit, then we
and our children will be a people prepared and
made ready for the Master's use and glory in
thms world, and .for the eternal inheritance of
the Saints in light.
Jons A. Unquwar,
J. R. JoNas,
L. PIEROE, Cashee.
M. FLEWELLEN,
JAs M. OxAmans,
June 26th, 1867.

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Conquering Faith.
But two instances are recorded inwhichJesus
passed an approving judgment, and looked with
an admiring regard upon the faith of those who
came to ham; and is as remarkable that they
are those of the two Gentiles-the Roman cen-
turian and the Syro.Phenician woman. "Veri-
ly," said he of the one, "I have not found so
great faith; no, not in Israel !" "Woman,"
said he to the other, "great is thy faith!"
Greilt faith was needed in those who were
the first to force the barrier that ages had thrown
up between Jew and Gentile, and great faith in
these instances was displayed. Of the two,
however, that of the purely Gentile woman was
the highest in its character and the noblest in its
achsevements.
The Roman's faith was in the unlimitedness
of Christ's power----a power be believed so great
that even as he sard to his soldiers, "Go!" and
they went; "Come!" and they came; "Do
this!" and they did it-so could Jesus say to
disease, and life, and death; curing at a dism
tance having, by the sunple word of his power !
The hish of the Cananate was not suply an
the unlimitedneesof Christ's power. His power
she never for a moment doubted. He had no
reason to say to her, Believest thou that I am
able to do this ? But has willingness he gave
her himself some reason to doubt. Thousands
placed as she was would have doubted-thous-
ands tried as she was would have failed. Which
of us has faith in Jesus of which we are quite
sure tthbaedit wouldhcome rough such a conflict

ment to have faltered. In front of his mysteri-
on unexampl d silence; of the explanation

e na n t lul

r int do ne ree el folds of b rk
mantle w ich ttobekLords ae toh t h ch

assumed vail of coldness, silence, indifference,

ree cluearepro e here nbeat the illia vu g


dar tt a r


so ne b
the obstructions thrown successively before her.
It was that confidence which sharpened her wit,
and predher courage tob ch el


anhen hesia dact


the singing, praying and preaching lent (by way self, ete. "No, no," said she, but her look and foregoing arguments, to specify, to some extent, and establish the only ground of a Methodiede
lblRd Of I of vanety) an additional ebarm to the fiddling manner had already told me that she consider the reasons why our articles of religion and the community arid naindy fellowship. I acknow-
anddanexrng.howeverday principally amongst I mee c oF ae on ili e dan aGiet aRa he tour dCh ch becamedoars be nottheer.Chure 0 alu on 1eveery nominal

verthe southern christian Advocate the colored people, and they were to be found la ed. I never saw her again. But my poor 14 is became Wesley's Societies were originally Methodistic law and modeof living, justas God
JUNE. large qsumbers. We obtainedan old house some nocent book, the cause of so much unnecessary formed on this basis The General Rules, as rates the devotees to the world in regard to their

wereamfr ajarja : few males below 8 ateshbuarg, called the "Evel afh a 3he latter on 0 we e a Ire ii a tee ar a 8 of iets a n I detdhh I no}othian, a ilugm kWhosoe r
sweetrosy lipped June:- dreds of negroes all around us, and our congre- It was unopened for the rest of that trip and formed on these General Rules, and membership the enew y of God There are many now in
we na.dorrilow re gationus In I o h6 celjlied, h w- nsow when tthis littlie incident risesbT b la 1 dpreservedt iceep t m, and ab di rue sna e onmaney romar chm

Thou arswelcome tony*, of the children, and all my week days were I cannot help thinking, that possibly.Bishop obliged to be instituted and continued on the enemies we have, just because they will, in this
spent in going from plantation to plantation, Andrew did me harm, when a few months before ground of a religious contract; for, as no Church sense of the text, be the friends of the world at
gonmeises" i.run gathering up the young and the very old, and he gave me that decided, "No, sir, go an," and having any sense of the Divine law, would ever the very points, where the world in its spirit
Towelcomethyhand trying to impart to them some knowledge of the that possibly I might have been saved touch admit a metaber into it with allowance to live and maxims antagonizes Methodism, in its most
of swees man.sressmay; true God. We had a line Held of labor between shame and mortification, and the Church might an irreligious life, so no Church can retain a delicate, but yet most vulnerable point-the seat
Ogladdenour land, Statesburg and Manchester. At the latter place have reaped a much more valuable harvest from member in it one hour after it knows such mem~ of true spiritual godliness. Wesleyan Metho-
whabeautywepray. we found the remnant of what had once been a my unprofitable life, if she had provided unit- ber is living an irreligious life. Such is the dism cannot be preserved intact, exe t upon
Thyskies aretheBrighwa, village, but hardly deserved the name then 3 able place for the better education of her minis- simple, and, in our opinion, evangelied policy, our general rules, cautiously revivedepud en-
whybreases the Ushtest, and an old, decaying Church, with a small white ters, and required that they should attain a cer- of good Wesleyan Methodists. These rules forced. And if they are of organic dignity, no
Thy eong birds the sweetest and a large colored congregation. Tradition tain standard of mental cultivation, before constituted the whole of Methodist Discipline in one can complain of their enforcement, as ne-
And gayest of tune; hath it, that once upon a time, the Rev. James she entrusted them with the high work of becom- America from$766 until 1784, when Wesley's glect of them is disorganization.
^.4 sky roses sue twrest Jenkins held a meeting at this place, and on ing public instructors of the people. Seeleties in America were erected, with his con.
ambianaAga Sabbath morning, whilst he was consecrating the But to return for a moment to my unconscious seat and assistance, into die Methodist Episco.
elements for the Lord's Supper," some wild persecutrix and her more noble brother. The pal Church in the United States of America- ADDRESS
young men clipped up to the altar, and actually first has passed away long since from a life of he choosing for us a modified form of Episcopol
stole away the bread and wine, while the min- vexation and disappointment, from which her Church government, showing in this, as in all of TO THE CHURCHES OF THE COLUMBUS DISTRICT,
$UHitthRHORS. sister's eyes were closed in prayer. The same respectable connexion in hfe and great wealth his forecasting opinions, his real greatness This GEORGIA CONFERENCE, M. E. c. s.
tradition also teachdeddha)t ael eseeyou meon id usote e r.leaHg n a ImP e re envoerug so onminisae etT d at Pheue y od Bret en: The undereigned have been duly

REMINIBCENCES. lence, ago, by the breaking i of a bridge on the rail- possessag, of course, all original as well as in, appoi a committee to address you on the
I found a home, at Jirst in the house of Mr. road, between Kingsvil and the Catawba River. cidental power for the work, organized that various Reports and Recommendations adopted






North side of Santee river from Manchester to and I remember him with gratitude to this day. One more little idTident in connection with make his followers in America any less Method- DR. URQUHART'S RESOLUTION.
Vance's Ferry. This Mission had been estab Near here also lived Mrs. Belser, a noble Chris- the "book," and then'I shall close this article. ists by passing an into a higher grade of eccle- Resolved, That this Distriot Meeting pre
listed and served for several ears by the Rev tian woman and a widow, with a large family of I had acquired the habit of reading and study- siasticism; nor did the American Methodish an Address to the Churches of the Diet iae
Sherwood Owens, local preae er, residing with- children. Here, also, I found a heart Chris- ing on horseback, a practice Iwould by no means Church ever desire to clothe herself with any embracing the matter of the various Rp
in the limits of Santee Circuit. He chose to tian welcome and a comfortable home for a por- recommend to others, on 'account of the danger other type of practical Christianity than that and Recommendations adopted, and that the
retire, and I*was appointed his successor. tion of the year- which arises to both silht and life. During the which she wore in Mr. Wesley's Societies. This same be submitted to the Churches, with an
The Mission was subsequently extended up- It may be as well to state here, that there summer of This year, I was riding over these original Convention took the name of General earnest appeal for their concurrence and co-
were, at that time, serious dilEculties in the way same sandy plains lying around Manchester, Conference ever after this, in contradistinction operation.
M. . . r .. .. . .. of our Missionary work among the colored peo- busily engaged with that same Grammar (I from the AnnuaL Conferences, where only a few Da. Franwaraman's assomurrow,
ple of South Carolina, growing out of the an. think). The bridle was thrown carelessly down ministers met Yor local, executive business Resolved, That a committee of live be
well begin at le upper d, and gradual@ de- ceasing agitation of the question of "abolition,'s on my pony's neck, and I was deep in the mys. This old General Conference possessed unlimited pointed to carry out the object set forth in tah@
seend the River and give some account of per- both in Congress and the General Conferences series of some declension, or synopsis, when my legislative powers, being bound only by what resolution of Dr Urquhartandthatthe Address
sons, places, and things in the order in which of the M. E. Church. The planters were Anot pony imaginaughe saw something *ugly" by the secured to Methodism, Methodist faith in doc- be published in the Southern Christian Advocate
they occur. ignorant of the fact, that there was a clause in road-side, wheeled suddenly aro inhistrucks, trane, and life in discipline; as all will see theY and the city papers be requested to copy. >
Statesburg was then a tumble-down village our General Rules, and also a special enactment The suddeonessof themovementproduced some are eminently organia in our Church structure. As the subjects, which constitute the matt
situated some twelve miles below Camden, on' in our Disciplinecondemnatoryof slavery. The disagreeable consequences. For instance, I And when the M. E. Church was divided in for our favorable deral er
the River road leading to Charleston. It may interpretation which was given of the General found myself lying flat on my back,.with my 1844, not by the violence of a faction, but by quit a wide iPwi cot lon, comprehend
have been fairly entitled the metropolis" of a Rule, Ialways thought uneatisfactory. It really I head pointing south. My book as suddenly rep- the consent of a delegated General Conference, within the limTs f this too oepertotrhus,
region of country, known formerly as the High meant to condemnthe holding of "men, women I resented the north pole. My hat was lookingto in the full and proper exercise of its legitimate minute devel ment. epeshall enmepvor eir
IIn. re y, ,., , .. .1 r..,- p and children"in a stateof bondage. The slave. the east, and pony, saddle-bage, and cloak, were power, to was understood on all sides that the RP
,, holders were suspicious of strangers, and were flying of to the west as if they had incontinent- object of the Conferences thus set off was only exercise a ragzd adherence to the has requisi
al - = 1 . . m i\ slow to give them access to their plantations un- ly come to the conclusion to have a look at the to organize another Episcopal Methodiet Church tions of a judicious brevitY-
til they were satisfied they were not emissaries place where the sun goes down. .My first effort with jurisdictional limits, according to a bill o ap n enume i eofmthehteoSies land
our Revolut of some Northern Churchor anti-slavery organ, was of course to pick myself up and brush of separation agreed upon. Accordingly, in 1845, Er
Here lly narhen es the J the amation. Bro. Owens who preceded me was well the sand I then gathered up the other cardin- by the action of a Convention duly elected and y evince their great comprehension and vital
Reeses and others who had distia .amese known as a man, and therefore he had no diSi. I al points which remained, and put out in pursuit empowered to do so, the Methodist Episcopal epo tance. They are as follows: The State of
sely I that and for a 1 .,, culty. I was a stranger and had to run the of the wicked "west," thinking seriously of the Church, South, was organized emphatically upon lurch, Church Extension, Sunday-Schools,
hop le rebelgreatRebellion i rdio, gauntlet of suspicion and sharp inquiry. My mutations of this changing world, and furnish- the Discipline as (: was. Thus again were these Missions, Parsonages, Anance, Education, The
to themo8ern inte retatiouof th was, accKhose first duty was to see the planters, introduce my, ing another, and ratherludierous example of the organic laws of Wesleyan Methodism adopted Bible Cause, The Southern Christian Advocates
who denounce Bea e rd and Le dD self, make my business known, and humbly zue Pursuit of knowledge under diffloukies.'' and embodied in the last genuine Epiecopal and Religious Literature.
traitors, abould for 0 sistency's enakne de on for the privilegeofpreaching to, and eatechising, ITINERANT. Methodist Church that has been constructed on ma y na ly erobut n mgive trie sum
Summer and Marion, and Washington, as arch the negroes. Neither the Conference, nor the the earth. And in all these remarkable facts, the District Meeting on each of these heads
traitors, against what was unquestionably uthe Bishops had furnished me with credentials. I Church Membership---Its Obligations it seems to me, there is an accumulation of all It may not be annies here, to make some ref
best Government the world ever saw.>> had no parchment, fbr as yet I had not received and Duties---No. II that as venerable and sacred by age in the or- erence to the owere and a here of action of the
I am half inclined to think our sin lies just ordination; and the only evidence I had that I ganization of a Church that never sought pres" District Meetip P
at that point; .. 1 i* .1,.,, s. ,- ,i, wa + . -ar, was tim fact that my name arm s.n.ne" tige from anyt but the scripturainces of her It is an or dization which has been estab.
righteous retr r . I le. 45 I; I ( ? = 't annualmanutes. These had Our history for a quarter of a century past, doctrines and the spiritual purity of her moral lashed by the Annual Conference of our Church.
throwing of on, musmems to thos...Ja, pas....1, ' E 1 3 as yet, and when they were proven that a faithful ministry alone and with_ discipline. Indeed, the transfer of these origi It is composed of all the traveling and local
Constitutional Governmentof dear old England. printed did not oblean carculation there. My out a constant spiritual power in the church is nal Methodistic documents from one stage of preacherstogether with one delegate from every
But to return. Summer and Marion were au- readers can imagine how much embarreased a of no, or at least of very little, avail. The spir. Methodism to another, unchanged and undis- congregation, and two delegates from each
cessful, and hence have been honored ever since young, raw, backwoodsman would be, under these itual power proper to the church of Christ can, puted, very naturally reminds us of the tracefer Quarterly Conference within the respective sta.
as patriots. So mote it be. They live in our circumstances, in seeking the acquaintance and not be substituted, even by a faithful pastorate. of the ark of the covenant from the tanernelo tions, circuits and missions of each Presiding
hearts. That's enough. The country around confidence of some of the most intelligent and If the present deplorable deadness is an event to the temple, always carrying with is its oragt- Elder's Distriet. A chief element of its power
Statesburg is magnifluent; and, in its early set- refined people of the State. It was indeed a natural to a dead, dull ministry, going its formal nal dignity and authority. So I can safelf lies in the fact, that it is an electoral body, in
tlement, must have been exceedingly productive. sore trial of my faith to attempt it- rounds and preaching in prosy words in which, afErm, that there never was a Methodist assoon- order to develop a plan, adopted by the late
It is situated on a bill whose undulations sweep I was also informed by some, who had receiv- if there is good sense there is no life and spirit- ation formed, in which Methodism, as it was, General Conference, for lay-representation in
of grandly on three sides; on the south toward ed me kindly, that there were men living in the ual power, and if such is our ministry, then the was more heartily accepted and confirmed, than the Annual and General Conferences. As re.
the river lowlands; on the north, they shake bounds of the Mission, who were so utterly op- dullness in the church is easily counted for. In the Methodist Episcopal Church, South. gards its field of action, it will be seen, by ref.
hands with the sand hills, which come rolling posed to our missionary work, that if 1 went to But if the ministers are preaching with more Methodism will again flourish as a heaven evence to the Minutes of the late Georgia Con-
in from the direction of Sumterville; and to. them they would be very certain to ..11 .- 0 :- is of gospel truth, urging, sanctioned evangelism in the world if we all will ference, under the head of Distries Meetings,
ward the west they make a grand inclination of and perhaps proceed to treat me with F. 1-- c. =>. . 1. I .1 the church to come up to do our duty. If not, our future will be a his- that "It shall be the duty of the District Meet-
their boary aides toward Camden. Eastward, But what was I to do? Manchestes v. ** . . Christian duty, and still tory of decline and of corruption. Moral and ing to adopt such measures for the advancement
they stretch away in an almost level plateau, to- great central point of gathering for the colored there is a dearth in religious feeling, and a slow. spiritual power abides not with any Church after of all the interests of the Church and Sunday.
ward Manchester. On this elevated table land, people for miles around, and the planters must ness in all our church relations and duties-then the love of Christ eeases to be the constrainsng Schools in its bounds as it may deem best, con.
plantation joined plantation for miles, and you be seen and consulted on the subject. There the church members, and especially the male motion of action. And this is as essential as a sistent with the laws of th I i. ,, I .
would scarcely lose sight of one palatial resi- was one, living near Manchester, who was members, are the immediate cause of this dearth Church element of action, as it is as a ministe- to an order of business to b as z= I q, ......
done before another would rise to view peeping supposed to be especially inimical to the Mis- in our church. They have no spiritual power, rial elementof notion. God saysmoreia regard We have made these references, in order to
through never ending groves of mock orange, sionary and his work. His name was Col. Rich- will not attend prayer meetings-to say nothing to the spiritual character and moral excellence give a general display of the region of influen.
water oak, pine, and other evergreens, which ard Singleton, well known throughout the State of holding them in destitute places; will not of his Church as a moral power in the earth tial and beneficial operation, designed to be
luxuriate in this semi tropical chme. It would and far beyond its limits as one of the wealth- pray in their families 3 and, therefore, will not than he does of ministerial greatness and glory. filled by this new contrivance in our ecclesiasti.
be dillicult to pleare to yourself a more fairy iest planters and most aristocratic of men. I help their pastor pray in his church prayer. Indeed, itis almost a moral certainty, thataneal- oal machinery; and, consequently, that it may
like land than was above, below and around was resolved to see him at his own house on the meetings, ous working Chmph membership will always be perceived, what dignity, importance, and
Statesburg in 1836. Here, also, wastobe found subject of the Mission. I was warned against And, indeed, our male members, in the way keep a good ministly, while it as evident that a weight, ought to be attributed to the measures
vast wealth and with it aH the luxurious refine- the attempt. 80, with a trembling heart, I they have been going on of late years, are as cold unworking membership will neutralize the and recommendations of this body.
ment which accompany its possession in the mounted my horse one fine morning after break- absolutely mothering to death all the latent ministry of any pastor. The moral power ne- Forbearing further comment upon this theme,
South, fast, taking my book in hand so as to improve fires of working Methodismas if this was their eessary to convert the world is deposited with we proceed to present the various subjects, aug.
Of course, you might also expect to And here the timeandrodeover to thegreatman's palace. real design. Of all the foolish things that ever the Church. Hence Christ suspended the com- gestions and propositions reported upon by com-
the ease and indolence, soliness and selfindulg. It was a magmficent residence. Abaronial gate a man of any sense did do, the most suspicious potent supply of laborers to barvest the world mittees, piously discussed and adopted, and
ence, which are so fatal to the development of admitted you into the avenue, lined with well against his moral uprightness, in to do or live on the asking of them by his Church. So also whieb, it has been made our duty, earnestly and
manly character and enterprise. In all aueh trimmed and spreading evergreens. I ascended wrong, and voluntarily persist in his course, did the Apostles themselves feel that the capaci- afectionately to urge upon the Churches "for
conditions of soelety, the ladies are the Inst to the marble steps, and with many misgivings rang with the desire, as his comfort and justification, ty to speak the word with divine power, and the their concurrence and co-operation."
be corrupted; and hence rare intelligence, and the bell. A servant in livery answered prompt- that in his case the lawsof cause and effect may glorious success of it in Church increase and
even piety continue amongst them long after tbs ly. "Is Col. Singleton at home ?" Yes, sir, be so inverted as to enable him to set a bad ex- extension, was dependent on praying Church THE STATE OF THE ORURCH.
men have sunk under the combined influences walk in." I did so, and to my no small discom- ample to others, and do no harm in it. My members. Brothren, we call your attention to Upon this topic, we cannot do better, than to
of elimate and dissipation. There were a few future, I found him and his stately lady at break- brethren, what can God do with you when he this fact: Holy Ghost revivals of religion can. quote entire, the resolutions reported and anad"
active men amongst them-not many. The la. fast in the parlor. Thad not anticipated so sud- Judges the world in righteousness ? not be had in the Church without the Spirit's mously adopted:
dies maintained their wonted energy, and ex- den an entrance into the presence." So, fal- One other view I must present. No man special aid. And the Spirit's aid is promised 1. Resolved, That this meeting deeply regrets
erted an influence in society there which cannot tearing out my name, etc., I was to my surprise among you has ever dreamed but that God in- only to them that ask; and asa Church it is im. to learn, that the habit of drinking spirituous
be estimated. I have long thought that the cordially invited to the breakfast table. No; tended to make the church the great corporate possible to do this but by regular Church prayer liquors as a beverage, exists in the Gburch to
"women" (I use that word in its highest sense) I had breakfeated." "Be sentedtheneir, at the body to carry on and carry through his gospel meeting? If you could imagine every indsvid- some extent in violation of our rule upon that
of South Carolina are the most elevated and | ilre, until I have finished." This gave me time scheme of converting grace. Now, therefore, unl Church member praying for such gifts at object; and we do hereby call the attention of
loveliest in the world. I mean no reflection on to collect my seathered thoughts, and when he just whatever part God allotted to the corporal, home, in neglect of his assoulate duty in prayer the ministry and of the Church to this evil, as
the good and gentle, and educated women of had taken his seat beside me, I was able to give tion of church members with his ministers, in meetings, you could not have the faith of real. one that must be most ruinous in its results, if
other communities--but my heart still says as it someconnectedaecountof myself and the object the (conversion of souls, will fail to be effected isationin answer to these individual prayers, be. not put away from among us.
is growing old, The women of South Carolina of my visit. He heard me patiently and courte- anless you as church members, stand in your cause they would be offered out of the order of 2. Resolved, That we regard dancing, balls,
forever.'' ously and when I had iluished, in a very gentle- lot. God will not do by you what he has God. And if anythingeonldsubstitute the bene- circuses, theatres, modern operas, eard-playing'
I 2 1 .. . .ur manly manner stated to me his objections to his charged to us, nor by us what he has charged to fits intended to be secured to the Church by the horse-racing, and such like, as worldly amuse.
1 1 -" 3 s. *I people mingling with a crowd of other negroes you. And it is awful to contemplate that just combined social sympathy of aspiritual brother. ments, the attendance upon which is injurious to
As his name indicates, he hailed from Yankee on the Sabbath at Manchesterand his fearsebat as far as either of us fail to do the work ap. hood, then all Church organization beyond personal piety, and so tending to destroy the
land, and was a regular live Yankee. Educated they abused this privilege to the indulgence of pointed to us, we depopulate heaven and fall up a record would be a nullity. But God himself distinctions between the Church and the world,
and intelligent, he had a large number ofthe best bad practices. He gave me a minute account hell. Oh God! stir us up to work. can do little for us here, except it is through the as to be hurtful to the cause of God
books, with which he showed considerable fa- of his plantation discipline-hiscare of the tem- Among other cheering signs that the glorious sanctified social principle, in our Christian re. 3. Resolved, That we deeply deplore the neg
miliarity. Economical even to closeness, he poral and moral interests of his people-his de- mission of our beloved Methodism is not yet lations. leet of family prayer, systematic private devo-
lived in his own cottage with just help enough sire that they should be reall& good and moral, fulfilled in the earth, but that she is now taking We cannot live and prosper without the re tion, the daily reading of the word of God with
to make things comfortable. Religious in his and he offered to show me his negro houses, and on recuperative energies, and preparing, not only storation of prayer meetings throughout the meditation, the sacrament of the Lord's Supper,
feelings, he always attended Church, and mani. the management of the children at the negro- for battle, but for her coronation glory, is the Church-nor unless they become a heartfelt in- class meetings, prayer-meetings, love-feasts and
feasted a commendable seal for the improvement quarters. In short, he treated me with the remarkable fact, that the desire and the purpose terestin the Church. It isno more oneman'aduty the Sunday-school cause, wherever this neglect
of the music, and the morals of his neighbors, greatest respect and kindness, and although he to restore Methodisra to its primitive purity and togototheregular rayermeetingsthanacother's. may exist in the District; and we pledge our.
Active and enterprising, he made money out of refused to allow his people to attend at Manchee- spiritual power, is simultaneously felt and enter- Indeed, it is evidept that going to prayer meet- selves to use all proper efforts, as Christian men,
the acknowledged laziness and prodigality of ter, he dismissed me after an hour or so, much tained throughout the M. E. Church, South. ings is either the positive duty of every Church to recover our brethren from these errors of
the Southerners. Keen and calculating, he ney- impressed in his favor, as a true Carolina gentle- In this category of foretelling events, may be member, as far as going is a voluntary duty, or heart and life.
er missed a chance to turn a penoy. Social and man of the old school. In person he was tall reckoned all the sudden modifications which have else it is not the positive duty of any one to go 4. Resolved, That the attention of our people
talkative, he was at home with everybody and and well formed. His hair was silvery white, come into our economy; and among them, I because he is a Church member. is hereby called to the necessity of keeping the
everywhere. Aspiring and ambitious, he finally and his bearing dignified and courteous in the reckon, as first and foremost, the Church Meet- If the fore news are stallpastors will Sabbath holy, as directed in the word of God.
married a Southern lady of large property; and highest degree. Surely, the world cannot but be ing, which is now an ordinance; and the coming see that their at is calmlyqo set about show- 5. Resolved, That the Churches be requested
after sporting his fine horses, marriage, and outs the loser, when such a style of character (as in of District Meetings as a voluntary assem- in these member that such a state of thi to give special attention to all these things, in
riders for a time, he finally had a tussle with now seems to be likely) shall pass away- blage of every order of our church brotherhood, as now existe car not be allowed; that while their Church Meetings; and that every member
death, and the result we leave to your conjeco Having got of without insult or injury from but only as counsellors, met to confer as to how are of no savin beneth to them, as their indit make it a matter of conscience, to attend all the
tures. What shadows we are," and what Col. S., I concluded at once to see his widowed we can do God's work more successfully, and to ference to the r les of our Church too fully de- regular meetings of tbo Church, both public

sh n e epy e the bill lived Dr. W. An. si r, whose residSencleen yT ste Inwo a ra fco Ill rrpien ad atgl it g tth Ila.re ery intrious tolte a ev 1 and p o ed, That we recommend that all
derson, a gentleman, scholar and physician. He through the neatly kepthedgesand garden paths and interests-such as ebureh extension into ing the Church inafalse sitio Show them our Churches, in this Distries, observe the pub-
had marr ed the daughter of Judge Waters, and until I entered her house, less imposing than her every vacant settlement, by means of prayer- that to reco ize them as awful members in the lie fast recommended by our Bishops, in their

"'Arg:'."?:2.v.'"w" At t"?'i"tot"ktoequan oMoe a rlaeblp la as ie n aba elbde vam ne i h uch nuni ehlu hi en r b rr la d and ad me it n ,h h rs i so so
to me oimechanneshe mercha sandn are7eh Taentrance 0 he p a, neot knowing exa fly hn o innt ab 1 ydo t lae sta n th th a da afpli e od t ow ea o resolve, That we rejoice in the brighten

".3::2:::.2:2"'"" ::<"""::1 t"::::::.d h rnv d d t d ly r le n r g neath msight struct ny rr s w[no e o daunn or ourP t u- i e hedaeau one bd in sh
ed it for a time mto a Church. I got Brother was intelligent and accomplished, with a good sires-service not merely personal and selfish- larly seein to restore family religion, by the r ghteousness of our Zion shall go forth

H en Din dto ombee sdeassisthenwdu a d I of the masculi rve anj d hder I oe e v o he ,se f go el heads ofhfamiliestto hold family worship n m ab",n the salvation thereof as a

deesee to ur alone s)nOuri on agation with the < ro inded{er 2Her f ee bore vi whyro esus died. hi he catnhen cheun oprabeers so, o lbe t On this subjects is mm ded that the



.'" ARil-ghe oh Ae of ane n { 1 r o on um 5Hu e In ne a oesSu r 81 d on ae
rary Church, listen attentively and p mP ... . r as all stand in the old cannot, indeed dare not, allow of a membership that these committees shall act in concert; shall
with increased animation to their ir .. us II feel again the power in the Church, living to the intentional omission convene at some appointed place, and shall
ploy. Variety's the very spice of . ...-seary, in view of the ch e oo smimuT ri a Ge e b sul ad t Tysh atio ni de of oke ti e da


localities shall be, to hold prayer meetings, in-
atigate the organization of Babbath-schools, to

sts ,etPaep blee df bl Lrbu talTy
for the religious reformation and elevation of
the people,
I e clusbo itt esp oo te pel, an
d
the command of the Saviour, Go out into the
e
ha my obedges and c 1 them ecom
the resolutions already adopted (thrpuubstance
of which we have given,) by this meeting,
should be carried out in good faith.
SUNDAY-SCHOOLa.
The report, adopted on Sunday-schools, com
taine in its preamble many powerful and elo
quent thoughts and sentiments. The indispen
-
eable utility of this Instrumentality is most
earnestly maintained; and, particularly, the im-
pressive view is presented and insisted on, that
the great specifle object of the Sunday-school ius
to apply all its machinery, perpetually and a
clusively for the conversion and salvation of the
children. We proceed to give the practical
recommendations of the Report:
To ensure* the success of Sunday-schools in
our C reh, weprecommendequested, throughout

the District, at an early day, to preach a sermon
to each congregation served by them, especially





1st. By visiting the members of their flocks,
and urging upon them in private conversation
the Importance of sustaining this interest.
2d By personally attending the Sunday-
schools connected with their charges, and aiding
by therr counsels to increase.the efEclency of
the schools.
2. That no eneh station, circuts and mission,
the iteld of labor be subdivided into districts,
in which the pastor shall endeavor to enlist the
action and co-operation of one or more pious
persons, who will undertake to canvass their
neighborhoods, with a view to bringing th
children of all our members and congregati
"to the Sunday-schools.
3. That, wherever practicable, there shall be
held monthly concerts of prayer, in which pas-
tors, superintendents, teachers and puptis shall
be invited to unite us special prayer to God for
the prosperity of our schools and the conversion
of our Sunday-school children.
For the purpose of stimulating the energies<
of our Church in this direction, we also recom-
mend-
That a committee of three be appointed by
the President of this meeting, who shall cor-
respond with the friends of Sunday-achools
throughout the State, for the purpose of getting
up a General Convention of Sunday-School Su-
perintendents at some central point in the State,
where all the great interests of this cause may be
considered.
In conclumn, by a varrety of cogenitornonsi
erations, ty and propriety are en ,
applying the Sunday-sehool influence for the re-
ligious Instruction and amelioratxon of our col-
ored population.
mealows.
It appears from the Report on this subject,
that the investigations and attention of the
Committee were directed exclusively to the home
field. The amount of gospel destitution is very
large. It is found, for instance, that there is a
large scope of country South-west of Butler,
some twenty miles square, where there are no
churches, and where many of the people do not
hear a sermon from year to year. This destitu-
tion excites the deepest interest, and ought to
instigate to the discharge of duty as stewards of
the manifold grace of God. It is therefore
resolved
1st. That this destitute section be occupied at
the earliest possible time, by a special missionary,
preparatory to a proper representation to the
next South Georgia Conference, as to the neces-
sity of making it a permanent mission.
The second resolution receives the Report of
Rev. W. W. Tidwell, of Upatoi Mission, and
recommends said Report to the South Georgia
Conference, at its next session, for favorable
consideration, under the light of facts developed
during the year, to wit: That it is the desire of
the following eburches, Olave Branch of Talbot.
Lon Cironit, Pleasant Grove East, Pleasant Grove
West, and Mt. Zion of Upatoi Mission, to be
organized into a circuit, and that the remaining
appointments be condoned as a mission. "
3d and lastly, the spiritual interests of the
colored people are most earnestly commended to
the fostersug care of the Annual Conference
and the duty is respecttully and affectionate
urged upon our ministers and people, to avoid
and remove all causes of alienation between the
races.
PARSONAGEB.
On this topic, the sentiment of the District
Meeti is one of profound mortification
countno the sham dishonor and delin, on no
from du na our e, le, for suffe quench
extent, r ministefe be withoutrang to any
houses for themselves and families. The
commend the construction of arson s- t t
the preacher explain and presspthe s Jeect, and
o ut committees in the churches to attend to
ah7matte as res eats collecting funds, selection
and rocu to sipes for build and all oth 8
.1 ) -- ag, that th er
e pre-
th reant ent I supervaeron
toTd ampolikewis corp ase rounds, is advised
to be effected by tie, Quarme 1 Conf d
the proceeds to be applied for the i nanof
th de
e ise is ai erest of ve rest im ortane
and we trust it will meet wh the t an2
hearty attention which its merit de pump
FINANcE.
The subject of finance is one of the most mo-
mentous and intricate presented to the meeting.
After the most careful and discreet investiga.,
tion, a practical plan was adopted and suggest
ively recommended to the Churches. We give
the details of the plan literally from the Report
of the Committee:
wmAmoIAL SU GGESTIows-
1 At the commencement of each Conference
year, the stewards of the several stations, eir-
rx dhanissionstestimatepthe amount nese sd
stations, circuits and missions.
2. That the distries stewards shall, at the ibe-

j a fr ab on ium e

r taassess ea h tatrotnhem Tmaa{sdm d

jso t o is tsr f h sevte I
per cent, shall be what each station, circuit and
mi ionh a le toe da of the stations, circuits



iissions dot o dela5t e


r e r a je so dw o
4. We recommend that the stewards do not
delay their collections, but proceed at once at

r I pi e ear, when tthheanpeople are











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formed in line and marched to the table, which lield in 1823, in answertoan inqmry concerning
was groaning beneath the load of the richest his views on this subject. We copy the letter
viands. How diligent were the teacher. r r .1.:. .=, I s divine, no supersed-
that their pupils were well cared for. .4 p . . ..r ...I. I our own on the vex-
ed question:
.- 4 LONDON, Monday.
c.r = ==- as ., I Dear Sir: I am unable to say anything but
= = 1 4 I =, I = -. .I. .-, in the case of the
none were turned away empty. I our chapels; and I
I have never a I 11 ." L. the only question to be cooardered Is,
-nover have at a 1. . n = lier they serve or obstruct congregational
satialketailly. Every one seemed to be much a .im? On this opinions differ; some affirm-
pleased and reac In < s . = liers denying as positively, that the
No doubt many ** ** =. * .. trupts .1 I 1 tens,
to do more lbr ** I I . Joins in a : my
rents are zealous in the cause, and they are de- observation goes, this donesot necessarily follow.
tenuined to do their duty. They have already In churches, where the congregations are irre-
seen the fruits of their labors in the conversion hgious, it is so; but it would be the same if
of many of their children. May Heaven smile there were only a clerk, or an orchestra of aing-
upon Liberty and her good people, crs andfiddlers. In many churchca I know where
1 L. AVANT. the minister is evangelical, and the congregation
__ devotional, the organ is scarcely heard, but at
the commencement of the tuneits soundsheing
A Visit to Gibson Circuit. mingled with the full swell of the voices of the
congregamon-conomy-neynotas now, worshipers.
Among ourselves, at Brunswick chapel, Lir-
AIr. Editor: To fit an oppointment of Bro. i .i = joins with asmucharder
Cox, P. E. of the Macon District, whose wife gan, and I think more,
has been a constant suferer for months, I kfj This is also the case at Bath, (in both the chap.
Maeon 87 a. m, on Friday. 1 1 ? I I I "E vark. These facts
miles on the Central Railroad I ., , , I -of art no it I reo
Daviaboro, where I was niet by 1. chapels, and where ti
the preacheron Gibson ( * 1 = = * 11 * I The only exception I
a good dinner with aistes it 1., I 1. I 4 I = le tone of the organ is so
Bro. A-, as whose house I was to preach at intolerably harsh, that no sound in heaven or in
night. We had et --:- ti v -- ] T hope ..1 : I with it. I believe, how-
the meeting was ; I a as .1 , 1 . but after
was surprised on Saturday to find such a cougre all the tones of I = == oice of a
gation-solarge, so attentive! fishwoman in a market, keep a lofty distinction
The quarterly conference was a pleasant one; above all others. This exception only proves
and in addition to the usual business we licensed that it is of importance to have an instrument
one brother to preach and another to exhort of full and ancilliluous tone.
The love-feaston Sunday morning was a refresh- On the other hand, we shall regret the day
ing season, and when it closed we found that the when the liberty to introduce organs in our chap-
Church v is
The seats
1 = tell a gapine crowd below
s r, is . I r .- .1 1 I .y their I ate,
Georgia. A quarterly meeting in this elrouit is and how many gracts and 1 1.
quite an occasion, and while some of our breth- the composition before them; men who could
ren of the cities talk of giving up the office of not think thesuo shonebrightunless they look-
Presiding Elder, Methodists in the country look ed at its
to such a thing with soarow and fear, of their
On Sunday night, I preached again at si In peal of thunder by ring-
house of bother A-, and a number of : the storm. The attempts
sons sought the prayers of God's people. *o embellish and garnish
grant that they may seek until they find the the noble composition of our great matters in
off allprice."twInc the boun so I I I . I ] lee. Vol-
was a fair supply of thisimportantarticio which mason. If pood, they are out of place; if bad,
had been raised by the present owners of the they do not deserve a place anywhere,
lands. I have not seen it thus for three or four As you are good enough to attach the least
months. importance to an opinion of mine, I may give
During my visit, I witnessed a trial of the you in few words my deliberate judgment, form-
Reynolds' Plow, patented by Rev. F. F. Rey- ed now for several years, and after some obser-
nolds, of the Georgia Conference. I hesitate nations of the practical effect. It is, that organs
not to say that, in my humble judgment, this in 1 1 I
plow is a great success. With his wet weather I choirs of sing-
sweep and his finishine blade, I think a cotton ers.
crop, after it basbeen chopped out, can be work. 2. When they are played by persons of judg-
almost with us he bl tidnk it a on me = 0 11 i at --+ + ti--- so irty v.

order that it be purchased by every f
the country. A specimen may be sec * .ul p
store of Jewett & Saider and any infort a A s. I as . = J -* re
reference to the plow may be had by addressing on any account, or at any time, permitted,
Reynolds, Reeves & Hines, Davisboro, C. R R, 14 I .1 r ,1 ] .. 1 ,
Ga. J. E. 8 > -* -' * 10 5 -


Instrumental Music and Choirs. r


in The follo ang constitintesApd cateaum me al sic, ala he ecede t in patri-
pen of the editor, Dr. Summers. archal and Jewish times, and the commandment
It indiflieultto imagine how the absurd notion of God to David, to use itin the tabernacle ser-
coulden 3an one'shtehad, . onsid edo b i esto isut

proxies as are sometimes kt r ,, to the enhghtened
made up t *. all Christians, who may decide for
sons, who to use, provided all things he done
but whouing and play to their own glory! decently andinorder, in the spirit of charity,
i 1, .1.. I ... 1 1 1,. c. I to thetedtileation of the Church, and the glory


Quaker, in this respect, and have no singing
at all. It is absolutely shocking to hear of viormite so.Lours.44vocate

edfn i I go so a plor rdd sthis LETTER PROM BISHOP MAEVIN.
what they sing, and how they sing, provided EDIron ADYourn-Dear Brother: Allow
they can win golden opinions of their own -, i . to a matter in which



what perhaps they do in operas and theaters du. that in every pastoral charge :.
ring the week. What would St. Paul say, if he teenced on the Snoday preceo .
hat ( 1 .. ,,, ,, I 1 over the Sunday following.


,ave known when the whol br a t t
description. Who would not be horrified if a time before God with a feeling that amounts to
player were to ascend the pulpit to deliver a awe. Lotus enticipate t with prayerund tears.
solAnd anned got "the ongstl as / 2 9 15mtuos b 1 1 ae b

in ore a neen y t unane to L . I k the situpheity of our
season, is it not the more solemn ? first love. Let creay one, both in the ministry
and membership, make it an occasion of self-
. xainite ion with I n prayereth1 if there

Alay we have courage to discover and relinquish
The charge so frequently brought against every unholy indulgence
"l The fast, and the protracted meeting accom-

mind that many of t]xem never think of tl t1 r E e fptcCont

I brist ought to receive a larger meas-
I spirit.
il It ought to be a time of great re-
1,,- ' 0 How much we need a Pentecost!
naturally adapted to make them so-quite the le import ra t astrio7an re a for it with
.reverse. The ancient prophets were accustomed will come with a recompense. He will come and
to employ sacred minstrelsy for the purpose of sevens."

ca ie7rtbenmind and exorm ng thenevHr I cre dfquTI *^I 1 1. . r
constituted, and when they assist and not sub- in every direction invite the sickle, but tt
stitute congregational singing. We are very laborers are few. O for consecrated men to bear
nearly of Richard Watson'sopinion on this sub the message of God to the lost!
ject. Thomas Jackson says: And . ., 1, a > ily encouras
He had a high sense of the solemulty and de a d 1 = = = = = 1 s sh
corum with which the public worship of God u .e .I .I. I . 1 1 a trao 3
ought always to be conducted. Of chairs of extensively over the territory of the Missourl
singers in different chapels, he deliberately, and Conference. I have held district meetings in
on principle, disapproved; and he was of opin- the St. Charles a
ion that they had greatly injured the psalmody Joseph Districts. = 3 L
and devotion of the Methodist congregations. is matter of wonder to friends and enemies.
Ti ri .1, i .. ,. i, .. in The Los I 1 1 1 . 1 1
-1 Men of .*1
but his desire was, that musical instruments in that he .
i .. ,., a . =1 : I .. the Lord swork.
I upon the public
,, ,, ,t singing de mind gt eater than we ever had before. At
apartment of the worship of God should be gov most of the unportant points we are numerical.
erned by the whim, and deseerated by I a 2 .
of rain and worldly men, he deemed :
and, as a means of neutralizing an ev 1 .-' i. I.*
he could not effectually cure, he freque.= =
tated the tunes that he wished to be sung to the at the annual meeting to visit our brethren of
which he had selected. For the Christian Union Church. They had called
a la quahfied by his fine taste in a Convention, which met in Clinton. At that
music, and his intimate nequaintance with the Convention they assumed the name of Episcopal
principlesof the science; and tothisday, in the 3fethodish Church, adopted the doctrines and
remembrance of his friends in Hull, his favorite Discipline of the Methodist Episcopal Church
hymns are associated with his favorite tunes. South, entire, the name only excepted. eat-
'Our people,' he would sometimes say, 'are a de- ed the Bishops of tbo M. E. Church, S to
votional people: they love pealmody; and were extend their jurisdiction over them, and asked
they not hindered by the trailing ^ .1 1 I .. Doggett to take the chatr and organize
they)wouldh ro the fluest ., This tence i ad anofahastily, but after

fl oneow 10 e r 1 1 i e l 0 n shn r tnhd


inemanymebap s, wheroebtolish day they lead the no e estin o TI on is e tood forda no

ntnhoebab 1 elp hailady of Alethodism, F. I . .* I le as 1000 1 ed Si en
with an established Church. Where
.. t nd, rT stchheeon li(k


h sm o I l. da


SOTTTIIERN CIIRISTIAN ADVOCATE.


paying our debts, and some of it to purposes of Patrick lienry. The Colonel was absent but In the morning, one of the most remarkably
general improvement. And God is our largest his good lady (a Methodist) dispensed an ele- gifted superintendents of the Sabbath-sehool
although He has been our most patient creditor. gant hospitality. determined us-Bro. Jones.
For a long time, some of us have not even paid In the morning, we all went to Madison to Immense crowd-unprecedented. All the
the interest on His claims; we have not even preaching A nice little town with a comfort- I Churehes were represented at the Lord's on
tried to doit. We have thought that as the able church and fair membership. The house "Yes," exclaimed the Christians, this 1 **
"stay Law" forbade a levy and sale" to our was hall, but the people from the surrounding Lord's table. We profess to be the ] I
earthly creditors, that God ought to L. I* 1, and wense cordially invited and c. =
We had many years of plenty in this r a 3 .r .. A long to be remembered oonasion.
country; but generally we made a poor use of lay by till a late hour == 4 -- -. = c = =. Master was with his servants.
it--at least we did not pay God's clauna with it. for the Mayo river to a I as I ev Mr Mills, P.E, is a laboriousable, efli-
P. I twenty-five years, what has been our pass on to the .* cleutpreacher; amiable, genial, accessible-not
in this matter ? Poor itinerants, in At this poi *, *I =1 of inflated--not imperious. 110 does not funny
most cases, have grown poorer in our service. preachers as well as of waters, and on arriving himself to be an ecolesiastical Justinian. 110
We have made most of their hearts who by our at the river, there was a pause and a consulta- is a plain, simpleshonrted, sympathetic-a pow-
stinginess-yes, that's the word, A great many tion. The stream was wide, swollen, and rmh- crful preacher of the glorious gospel. pm ser-
of us lived in beautiful houses, lilastered inside ing like a tonent. Bro. W., who was on horse- n on Bishop Taylor's text, Give glory to
and painted outside, rode 1 : : I 1, 1 le over and proved that there was no agod, before he cause darkness, etc.," was clear,
buggies, dressed in.-fine 4 to do; but the current* well nigh cogent, impressive, ready for the press. The
and worshipped-as weaupposed-in a wretched upset his horse, and the question grew serious days I spent with Dro Mills are an agreeable
little log house, too small in summer, and cold -en a horse in harness bear in I ..,ir i; reminiscence,
and cheerless in winter, and called ilyn Church, load ? Some doubted it and all I ** Rev. Mr. Harbin's sermon on the 1st verses
as apt as -.-I it Bethel, or Salem, or periment. Who shall go first ? "Ah, there'sthe of the or
110. Zion, 1 1 '-and then sayg very rub." Reid and I were driving:. ,
loudly, "I am glad salvation's free," arid heard -an animal I do not fancy on I s, aa . ., was lucid, compact, argumentative,
our half-paid preacher expound the word of all no use at all forinwater. "Try itB-." "No unanswerable. A copy was solicited for publi-
grace. Did you know that we considered a sir-I have been in there once before in any ention.
rich man, with fifty negroes, hborn), who gave life, and know the danger too well "L- I ann gratified to state, that in this South-
$10 00 per annum to the Church? Thank . 1 .1-- have a Inrge strong horse." . .s 1 ."
God, we are, in some communities, learning a try it." "Oh no, his horse I -- . I I .' s -' -= 1
in ri ,- .1 ..i ;.. to know how exaced- is too small." Of course nobody was afraid, are inviting, luxuriant and ready for the Chris-
I think, too, that the only prudent. "Well, brethren, we shall never tinn mickic-the country is serious. Prouncet
poor insult about these "itinerants preaching get over at this rate." I asked M., if he persons bnvo identified themselves with the
for money," is never heard now Indeed, we thought his horse "Eob" couki pull us both- Church The young men and maidens are
begin to feel that if they have been preaching I had rode with Bob before, and had faith in h (1 1. I I . ., 1, I gi r ? I
for money, that they had a poor market. Maybe strength and in his sense. He yas willing I , -11.**
there is an all this country one man left who try it, and so in we went, follo4ba by B, an 3 i 1 1 . I I I . r
cries out "preaching for money I heard of as they say in Texas, "made the trip'' in safety, the deceased, venerated Rev. Ira L.Potter, now
one who whispered something of the sort, a Now for the rest of you," we cried from the in Paradise. He is a modest, amiable, necons-
"so-called local preacher, one to himself, with- other shore. With many mingivings, in they ; as a as II * -
,,, ,, . .1, a poor creature came-Reid with his mules-L, with his old a 1. I I I .. -
. a I .0 Quarterly Con- grey-and W. with bialittle mare. We watch- fulness.
forence-a man who will not be offended by ed them with anxiety. Presently they strike His father was an cecontrie, F 1
this paragraph-it will never meet his eye. He the current. ThemulesyroanbutmovesteadI- and eminently able preacher, I
is opposed to Advocates and educated preachers, ly a!oug. They can be trusted after all, and I ward, rushing, I I '
to boops and railroads! take back my hard sayings-but L's horse be- hearts, heads, f F. .. II ,
In a few weeks, we are to have our third comes nervous-begins to reel and at last goes ( - ..il 1 1 I
Quarterly Meeting. At the first meeting last down and the rushing waters bide him from a ., 11 .. -. 4 . I
winter, we told the preacher that we had not sight. "Come on W." He obeys the call with Potter's last season, just, before he left for the
had time to raise money. (True, we never a via If ever I saw a man in earne * of glory, f le looked pale,
begin to "raise it" earlier than the Friday out of a diHiculty, W. was that man, 51 I =1 1 I I -1 c: 1 0 ro trar-blot == ith in-
before," asking such brethren as we happen to did her best, tense excitement. I aa 1 = .. his
'meet, with an apology, as if it were a charity aa farewell sermon to earth I were impressed-
instead of a debt-and in this case we had six In the meandane the grey, not willing to be "Thywill bedone"-the Saviour's words. This
weeks notice!) But we managed to pay him drowned, struggled to his feet once more was his valedictory theme. What words of
something less than $20.00. (We felt pretty < Hold on L., be steady-don't he frightened." wisdom and consolation fell from his pale trem
comfortable the week after, when we heard from Alas! I with bling lips-and little Bid we think that this was
a ne ghbortand circuit, that itionly paid $2.8 01 2bsotfailingw-without help he ill drown.en b 1 1, .1 , __1 . L

him he must be I *, .1 .- =* "wheat made up a purse, and got a negro togo into the er, strip me of all my prosperity-distuantle my
harvest," we "have no money now." (And rescue. As soon as the horse fbund himself family-let me be the only sad survivor-a
dear, good man, I saw in his face that he be- supported, his hope of life sedined to revive, shattered trunk on the blasted heath-visit true
lived us, although the Churek 1 =,, himself.- with rhenuatism, consumption, or cancer, or all
ing was held paid nothing, I 2 I I I a. I we got him at once-lay me on the hard conch of the most
morning, at the sacrament, wa 1 = '- in a the shafts stringent poverty, where I count the sad, weary
the wives and I and went on our way rejoicing. We spent the moments, in the midst of darkness, poignant
useless finery I t -- > 2 " I night with an old Methodist famil a .. ,, ., ; cancerous,
assessment upon that society) But counting morning went on to Leaksville. O -- I I . ..11 = ,. 3 .. addition, a
the little cash on hand, and a little flour and ter and l am done with this trip. . 0 . ? 0 I .thers-ah !
corn and meat and fodder, and a "few chips and G. F, PIERCE. Bro. Editor, what do I say now? Thy will be
whetstones" ibn dhe sh3e at Matt or done y good friend! Who can say thy will be

torlyqu31eeting. We promised to pay the Visitto Newton and Colquitt Station, Ba- done and suffered ? Who?-Who ? Who can
piencher $600. One brother remarked that ker Co without any reservation,
a the fathers" received much less Yes, in . g ,, . "' Why I would rather say
hard cash, with pork at three cents per pound it conscientiously, evangelically, experimentally,
and corn at twenty-live cents p d boshel. I naustreally throw myself at the feet of Gen. living and dyin than be decked with the im-

.. fr serI a 1 one dollta Colquitt's clemency and magnavimity. penaFapth Pottedat em rinitellademt foD
and sixty cents for his corn. Some men forget by viatt to his elegant country residence is 1 fr days sick. Where are you go.
sad some do not think. Alas! some do not tehpemh em .. I am going home to


, d sick to be writing about b ed tr ee- loanades an al s- ea ndd re a

divide, as very shabby. Suppose we did our I hade adien, at midnight, to the kind, gen-
mules so, exhorting them to be good, patient ti erous, hospitable friendsof Newton, and to their

arriththep m"dofecornneytiUctobe ng arm-clary overtheates oaks 3iladefadgidd}w a Tgrystatorilley. Mr.
have us before the "Bureau" ,, , grasped the 4th volume of Robert by faula. J. P. M.
first month. Our bad habits have cut well friunddG teed ringnteh w .acenr3htabefor t sod June 29th.
deep ruts, that it is hard to get out of them le man-migh nius-and sniferer-win-
If showards do not bestir themselves a little ordry ty go --- -

anoe upoT w vnoth h heirr jintle a Wh ,orn y good friend, he preached in Bristol Clarksville CL., No. Ga. Conference.
prospect of corn. We owe God "tithes" out on, "Beloved, now are we the sons of God, and Mr. Editor: In reading over the Advocate
of this wheat. Suppose we refuse to pay Him, R dothtn ye ppenerewirst we shall be>, d T from week to week, I observe that the 2niansfers
and He makes the heavens as brass during 11 1im, for we shall see hiCTeTs." of Christ in various places are eeeiving cour

th %xt sixtyndosys, andrblights all see i[n Under his magic, pulpit omnipotence, the an no a abty the gir woroutpourin of the Holy
such hopes in our hearts ? How many of our ience leP d oni the septs, and then on th? Spirit.
farmers understand the relation TI . . ..r, , I



li eg a
substance, and with the first fruits of all thine terbury places a crown of eleven ounces-cost tains, roaring waterfalls, and . . ..
increase. So shall thy barns be filled with ag $5(H),000-on the head of oung girl, but rivers-
plentyand thy presses shall burst out with new b ap Jesus---n From the commencement of the present year,

na ion t t it aempiredhalldwirh his own blesse eo 1 le o as ini8tu y
may be ment in mine house, and prove me now glin oper rim, as inepherim rein. Our second Quarterly Meetine embraced the
herewith, saith the Lord of hosts, if I will not an1Vhat scene was that! Inknose wish I had second Enhbath in June, and was held in the

a bTs ne w je 81 ilh ao e ongsoeur n been there. He retired to the at b had as if va y f raeusheecon me a
to receive .kesAndil 11. ebuke thde cleour ,, Rev h uOaldwell, of the Gainsvill a .

fruik of the ground; neither shall your vine It would be unpardonable to omit the kind' These brethren labored very eflicientlyandae.
cast her fruit before the time in the field, saith courteous, cordial reception from sister C ceptably, and our meeting began well, and con-
the d f has Anda 1 natio@or i call "Why,7lur .aD. al sys feel welcome. This is tinued to improve. The communion season was

"If we have sown unto you spiritual things, is the place of rest for all God's ministers. Call a preexous esme; and in consequence of the
it a great thing if we shall reap your carnal for anything" My heart swelled with = ' - '
things?" (Not 5000 in greenbacies-if he ever gra fulSearnotions. Iter. Mr. Harbin, the which was done from day to ,

e he p d a lic cuRe as urs! "For d hope t cu extent was blessed, and
muzzled our ox, but if he don't a tread out the fulmemories of twenty yearsagone! The sweet the concoral.2nansfested by ti --
corn," if he misses as ppoisonent n, sills to sharers and companions in life's painful, bitter' sa at nd qucy nT e obtained that for
"go from house to 1 I 4 I .. and melancholy stru les in thed drnedarytev.e which they sought. There were about twenty.
ask for another ox d M Io of tnheo Bapet ne reh, before me five who professed conversion, some of whom

thaWe IG wowr en we Twed our wlite Wheorywill his memoirs appear ? He was the were small children, and no marvel, fbr "out of
we would pay flim." The note is due Collego friend and correspondent of Dr. Olin. the mouth of babes" has the Master ordained
Yours truly, Jons TRYoN Never a gentler, kinder, purer spirit, than Dr. strength. We had thirteen accession to the
Oastanada, July, 1867. M.pe, laerfs enhesehmoral shtohres.moMen and1women tChbe 1 eroe rwh mde e1ptmonenpdretheted
-- haps, unused to melting sympathy. Oh, my had notbeenbeforewere baptizedou the fourth
A visit to North Carolina-No. II. brother, we thought of our permanent home in Babbath in June. The rehgtous interest still
the skies, where hfe, with its labors is o'er. continues in the vicinity of the meeting, and is
Afr. Editor:-My last letter left me at Win- In the afternoon, crowds of colored people almost unusual in some respects
ston. The is a new town-an appendix, or convened. I had preached to some of them We hope to have a general and thorough re-
sather an elongation of Salem, so long known more than a quarter of a century before. vival of religion all over this section of country.
to fame as a Moravian settlement. Here too, I was reminded of old camp meeting scenes, The cause of Sabbath-schools is more encour-
is the oldest school in the South-yet alive and when faithful old family servants, kneeling at : . 11 = 1 for some time past.
flourishing. It still maintains its neiont rep. -1 . ,i, ., g , .. *,he same eucha- 1. re six school for whites, and one for
utation for discipline, neatness and order.- : I .-, . = 1 3 from the same the colored people, an successful operation within
The buildings are ample-a strange combination plate, a sip of wine from the same goblet, would the bounds of the circuit, and a prospect of one
of the old and the new atyles-two elas in embrace each other, shout and weep and shake or two more being organized soon. The circuit
friendly juxtopasitron-the immutable Quaker hands, "Oh! Massa, Oh! ifiesus, we will meet hasFonly six apposutments.
idea perpetuated in the old, and the impsiat of in heaven Won't we ?', these considerations we feel encouraged.
an improving age enetamped upon the new. For flow touching, how we all wept, for many May the Head of the Church prosper all effort
more than a hundred years- The Academy"- large planters were present, while Bro. Colquitt making for the advance nent of his kingdom, to
as they call it-has -been open and generally kneeling in their midst, under the divine influ whom be all the glory.
crowded with pupils. Health, seclusion and euce, praying with all his soul and voice: you F. G. HUGHEs.
economy have been its great attractions. The could hear the hearty, stentorian exclamation,
grade of scholarship is not equal, I judge, to "Ameal Glory to God!" And then such
that of modern Institutious-the ornamental shaking of hands, great big tears coursing down Sabbath CS b mi Liberty
branches have prominence, if not precedence.- their cheeks. Ah! Master, we'll sing and '
My time was too short to allow zue to call upon shout with you in glory." On the morning of the 3d inst., four Sab.
the teachers and to inspect the interior, but the At night, in Newton, county town of Baker, bath-schools convened at the above place for the
general ,ti 6 five miles distant, the presiding elder, Rev. Mr. purpose of having a celebration. There were
given -:.- r., = L Mills, preached the first sennon of the meeting about 300 spectators to witness this imposing
fled me that our chool teachers might learn Indications encouraging, penitents at the altar. scene. At 10 A. M. the four Sabbath schools ,
some abangs of general advantage by a visit to Services protracted eight days-some of the were formed in procession about200 in nu aber
old SaltI. cleverest people converted and attached them- What a cheering and grand sight this was.-
My $#xt appointment was at Germanton- selves to the Church. I witnessed here affeet- And then the march commenced, and while the
fourteen miles distant;-so I hurried on and ing scenes. Father, ano16er and only child, columns were moving, such delightful music
found a large congregation waiting to bear the kneeling around the centre table receiving Chris- has seldom been heard. It was not the sound

no ho th it sc rutor ot" walsoul, tian baptism. The angel of the no nant was et al6w3tflute or compt, but the voices of


a e e er u de9e, r a a en of this p ce are distinguis vr fo a lyTd OSe io ind how

n end sband we /ad a"ev alo omon a osn I tai Itrhe on Itan noddbaea aun Oswher sel tnlfront of the ch h
soo alachrshian in erceodurse--notdseom o for were converted and started in the race for im b co ellel ered an appropriate ad Iress.-

eable to cross Dan river that afternoon, as the Here la the centre of intelligence and wealth, after which M .. 6 3

r ambaedit di dfoa b sai 1 e v v Ln t nh a e ad 2d t ulty I nashfoTod -3

rdo We rtabuedn g e ran ad Sabbath of the meeting was alshe tbhuejheeein disetchursecho er


greatest victory was won. It wasthatcoolid ee
in him, in spite of all adverse appearance,
which pleased the Lord so much-for he likee'
as we all do, to be trusted in-and which-drew
from him the nowouted expression at once of
approval and admiration, "O woman, great is
thy faith!" It is theenme kind of simple trust
in Jesus that we need; and in us too, if we but
had it su like degree, it would accomplish like
blessed results. What the silence and the sen.
tences of Jesus were to that entreating woman,
crying after Jesus to have her poor child enred,
his ways and his dealings, in providence and in
graceare to us crying after him for the healing
of our own or others' spiritual maladies. We
cry, but he answers not a word; we entreat, but
he turns uponus a frowning countenance; when
he speaks, his words seem to ent us off from
comfort and from help. But deal as he may
with us, hide himself as he may, speak roughly
as he may, letus still believe that there beats in
that heart of the Redeemer a love to us, upon
which we can at all times east ourselves in full,
unbounded trust.
"Woman, great is thy faith; be it unto thee
even as thou wilt. And her daughter was made
whole from that very hour."-Dr Hanna, in
Sunday Malazine.
--

if it KISORE UtRit*
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MACON, GEORGIA, JULY 12 1867.


THE NEW LIFE. .
Christianity is a conscious spiritual reality
nd a beautiful ractical life. I all
a p gnoring
grossly selfish principles of thought and action'
it secures the highest goodof existence, by co*
forming the whole nature of the Christian to the
pure and perfect laws of intellectual and moral
b The reli on of the Bible so lies mo-
eing gi pp
tive powers, or spiritual laws, with which the
mind and hears become as conversant as they
can with any laws of the human constitution -
The uniform operations and effects or the prin-
ciples of Christianity, are as w nown as are
those of the lawsof thought, feeling and action,
The only diilottity in the question is, that na"
converted men will not believe and confess God
to be the author of every good thought, pure
emotion and moral sentimentin their own
and hearted Nevertheless, the work-indeed.
the only office-of the gracious spiritual laws
and agents, constituting the plan of recoveran8
and saving mercy, is to snake everyman-sinner
and saint-pure in his whole nature, and per-
feet in his whole life; and this work nod oilice
they perform of course, so far as he will rolun-
tarily yield to tham, whether he acknowledges
the Creator of his own being to be their imme--
diate author also, or is ignorant of this truth.
But the converted man has as clearaperception,
and as perfect a consciousness of the operation
of the spiritual laws and agents of Christianity
within his own nature, as he can have of the
facts of nature around him. Let a man who
feels the crushing burden of sin, the harrowing
convictions of conscience, and an appallinesense
of danger to his soul, approach the cross of


en a 1 e a m
and the soul rejoices in His love shed
abroad within. A change so radical, and one
affecting, as it does, the intellectual, emo-
tional and moral faculties, mustbe necessarilyas
well known an effect of the gracious power of
God to forgave sin, as that the revolution of the
starsiseausedbyhisalmightyphysicallaws. If
anch radical moral changes, as conversion pro-
deces in the minds and hearts of men, general-
ly or even casually occurred without their com
pliance with the conditions and requirements of
the Gospel, anch facts would discredit the di
vine origin of Christianity. Butitisiudisputa-
ble that such changes never have been wrought



is?. :(de oe pdo
grace, throughout the nature of the pendent
believer, is rightly called aeonsetousexpersence;
and his practical exhibition of the internal pre-
sence andpmac aPI le .appropriatell

To know Christ in the forgiveness of ein, in
the regeneration of the fallen natureand in the

aonscious inds wpi allm 0 or ablessin
most necessary and blessed knowledge man is
capable of acquiring. Conselous and practical
Christianity is the only true wisdom, because it
is the feeling and the performance of the de-
mands and the responsibilities of the purest
and most perfect principles of thought and ac.
tion-a life based on laws acknowledged to be

mosth e rdalju pproop o ie ,da n atnh
aggregate intelligent and legal mind of the world.
Therefore, to know the grace of our Lord Je.
ens Christ,-as the Apostle briefly expresses the
conscious feeling and practical life growing out
of the moral principles and spiritual agents of
the Gospel, implanted in the minds and heart
of the believing and obedient followers of the
Saviour,-to know the grace of Christ, is the
most intimate, the most perfect, and the most
exalted knowledge;-themost2ntimatebe6ause
the laws of grace become a part of the conscious
aelf,-the most perfoot, becausethelawsof grace
impel to a life exactly consistent with the soul's
perfect happiness and well-being,--and the most
exalted, because the laws of grace, willingly re-
ceived and submitted to, re unite and ally the
creature to his Creator,


A BCRIPTURAL FOUNDATION.
In our articleson the growth and development
of the Christian graces and the religious life
we have adhered closely to the Scr cares.
These are the teachers to whom we must go to be
made wise in religion. Christ prayed for his
followers: "Sanetsfy them through thy truth;
thy word is truth.,,
Some writers haveanimadverted upon ourpo-
sitions; but none whom we have seeir have ever
alluded to the Beriptural argument. "You dif-
for with this or that one," theyeay, "and there-
you must e wrong. e way a mit the
premise, but will not admit the conclusion, un-
til we find that we differ with Paul and Peter.
Let those who want to controversy our opinions
take the Scriptures and build up out of them a


d b 3e r
It may be well to hint, that weean hardly ex-

g frome saeroele-all the idea ce tak-
closely connected-isolated paragraphs out of
their conne son a tel soe ing them htithe

of in d litay to the striemess ree b 8


-especially when a candid reader would God
that the article entire is a strong appeal to every
rofessi Christisa to show himself a "son of
p ag
God," by being "led by the Spirit of God."
Holy men will not try to carry their point, by
unholymease. If every Christian becomes what
we are trying to teach every Christian to be, it
will be a matter of no consequence, whether
sanctification is instantaneous or progressive


WEBLEYAN FEMALE COLLEGE.
As we go to press the Commencement exer
elses of this lastitution are progressing. Last
week was devoted to the examination of the
various classes. Several visiting ministers were
present, moved by their interest in the Instion-
tion-to take an observation as to the manner in
which pupils and teachershavedone their year's
work. So far as we heard any expression of
opinion, they were satisfied. The young ladies
did themselves great credit in those examinations
at which we were present. Many of them were
in writing-the pupil being required to write
out full answers to such questions as were pro-
pounded. In this way, they couW . I .
of proficieney in the minutiae of < s 1 ,
well asin the particular study.in hand, and they
Stood the severe test well
On Sunday, the Commeneoment sermon was
preached, by the Rev. W. T. Brantley, D. D.,
The subject was a purity of heart the highest
ornament of man"-the text Phil. iv: 8. The
sermon was heard by a very large congrega in
with profound attention and great interest. 1.
was worthy the excellent reputation of the
preacher, and, we trust, will be found fruitful of
go od in days to come
The further exercises of the Commoneement
cannot bo detailed, until next week.


Emory Gollege-Commencement
After we had gone to press, last week, we re-
ceived the information below, which enables us
this week to give the information we desired to
give but could not at an earlier date.
The delay in communicating it to us origina-
ted in a desire to fill all the blanks, before an
announcement was made-
We are authorized to say that J. BrownEsq.,
will open in Oxford a house of entertainment
during Commencement week, on the street lead_
i from the d ot and near the Colle e.
ag ep g
The exercises of Commencement week are as
follows:
Commeneensent Sermon on Sunday, 14th Ju-

In Rev. E. H. Myers, D. D., of the Georgia
AnneunceSession Board Trustees, Monday, Ju-
ly 15, at9 o'clock, A. AI*
,Prize Declamation at 8 v. El
Junior Exhibition, Tuesday, commencing ad

A .r fell e resent ion of prizes, an
anAlumni Address on Tuesday, 41 v. st., by
Andrew J. Smith, Esq., of Newnan, Ga
Senior Exhibition on Wednesday, at 9 A. M.

byDeegrees e f roed andDILaccalaur atAddress
o



th
get immt eb at o's inhthe
seal of our ministers and laymen in the cause
of religion. He says: The M. E. Church,
South has not shown in the last twenty years
sh
ts.signshof is senergyl men t 6
Church are more abundant in labors than the
present generation has ever seen them. The
pastors of the churches are doing more preach-
ing and visiting than they ever did in their past
lives. The laymen are roused to an activity and
seal in the promotion of all the Interestsoftheir


t t ee t
pubhe part in religious matters are suddenly
transformed into class leaders, Sunday-sehool
superintendenteor teachersintoleadersofprayer-
meetingsdaend ld advocates of a Churelt

stood in no need of their defence.


OUR PRESS.
The attentive reader of the Advocate may
have noticed among its many recent improve-
ments, that the last two issues are beautifully
printed. The reader is indebted to Mr. P.
HERTEL of Macon, for theimprovedappearance
of the press work. He has taken the Advo
cate Press to pieces and literally made it over

e ta n -e n
Hertel as one of the best meehinists to our
country, and to our brethren of the Press whose
machines may get out of running order, we say
give Mr. Hertel a chance at them, and he will
make old things new.
We call attention to Mr. H.'s card which ap-
pears this week in our advertising columns.-
We have seen many specimensof his workman-
shap-one a buggy of h2s own mandaeture-
and all perfectly eatisfactory both as to quality
and price. Parties wishing any description of
work in his line are referred to his advertise.
men t.


(gfftSpggit]RC,


LETTER PROM THE COUNTRY *
re ..-- . -- ... ** .. --c .
1'. ...-
Mr. Editor: How grateful ought we Chero-
kee Georgians to be to the "Lord of the Har-
vest." We have had two years of desolation
by war, and two years of drought, and now God
has given us a good crop of wheat, and a large
promise of abundance of corn. We were bad
enough to deserve the yeare of war and famine,
but we are not good enough to deserve this rich
harvest of wheat and thus gracious prospect of
all else that we need. It is the goodness of
God. So all good men think. In our poverty
we east our care upon the Lord. We asked
Him for this wheat. Very little do we change
the language of the Psalmist, when we say:
" Hungry and thirsty, our soul fainted in us.
Then we oned unto the Lord 2n our trouble,
and He di red us outsof our dias esse grateful



1 ng a h 118
meadetoawa bhn unenhac pa das a chr
and so wealwrotoom roco a ed a wrheat

lusts, but to supply our reasonable wants, and
to oo keNus at t hra le simphlej,

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name would have a sectional sound among the The Milledgeville District Meeting. be able to judee. Formerly the thanksof Con~ Raris, July 5.-Napoleon ha'= ordered the fl ERTEL ,

Co e one they labor, and would greatly em- 's .. i ... Thue no do ily ten rr deorndextrao irney co- Jour e clothed in mourning for the deathof MACHIMIST,
Under the circumstances, they did what seem- troductory sermon to be preached on Thursday ment to any one to receive them; but if this London, July 8.-The English Government MULBERRY STREET, MACON, GA., f*I P***ill
edtorbemtheonlythingtheycoulddoandevery 101A.MbyRev.J.W.Hinton, hindofprecedentwastobeestablishedthey areabouttosoodabodyoftroopstoAbyssinia.
musive of pastoral interest and duty prompted Bishop Fierce is expected to preside. would next be tendering thanks to the Goverj Paris, July S.-The International Money BTUBBLEPIELD BOUSE.
Bishop Doggett to receive them, reserving his July6-4w J.C. Susions, P. E. nors of the Territories and the Governor of our Congress proposes to fix the standard of gold .
sat to the revision and apgiroval of the General new Russian possessions several other inef- coin at five france and its multiples.
Conference. I gave my full concurrence to the fectual efforts to introduce general legislation -- L fleet is under preparation . . ...
act. District Keetingat Cokesbury, S.C.--Change were nu I -- 1. to I -1 and demand Maximilian's
It remains to us all to go forward in humility I f Time. tion of I body
and faith to our great work, and to guard our- i The ime of holdhig this meeting has been That the true interest and meaning of the oath Situation Wanted.
f prosper' ri prescribed 2n saxd supplementary net is, among -- 1

rm aly,1ut ndeep self- asemer>P. 5 arbe se egi at a 8 ase Is" DomestieMarkets A ." HER, BY A GRADUATE OF
nising prayer. E M. MAur us. has held an Executive or Judiciary office in any uns, av mwourn.
Fairviero &minary, June 14, '87. M offorrd oil epw bese na r thate wh her hoo h nitaend o on New YORK, July 8.-Flour-State, SG 50 to -
.. .1 11sh. and whohasafterwards ..:.. 1 reaction 10 75; Southern, SD 30 to 15 25. Wheat - --- - -
TheConfederateDead. ..*,.- W.H.FLEMIuaP.E. r ;8nt 6 as -I le* .leCSorn--- esmern Martha TVashington College.

Mr. Editor: a , U.. r r r ] to be registered or to vote; and the words "Ex- $20 87 to .. ,-11 I Aamanow, VA.
crate" dead bur 2 ., Grigin District Meeting. ecutive or Judicial oilicer in any State" in said gar, very = is NDER THE PATRONAGE OF THE

3 the y. I se clai int a re readily' em n eeti ed dbe ul Id m Barnlear 1 1 vi ade d yeloaT our h aed so Irei on cam erence, at home E own a sons,
a Ti . . I & those Sunday in September, and continue through the tration of the several laws of the State. and heavy 11

the li t as you ma cle . r .1 Use wegk. All traveling and local preachers, and in the House, a large number of bills weire twB i t REbuly 8.-Coffee, steady and in- we no anym July s.
Yours fraternally, .. .. I. 2, active. Flour, scarce. Wheat, newred,52 75 .
JAs J. WouxnAx. i : is to 3; now white, 82 90. Corn-white, $1 11;
Pickeneville, S 0, June 21, '67. Ilishop Pieree is expected to preside. Is is a to swear in as members of yellow, St 13; mixed,81 07; Western, $1 04.

Serg't G. W. Klutts, 44011 Ga. Regiment, lyG-3w GEo. C. CLAnxx, P. E. c died June 3d,1863. ju : in. The re- 1. 60 to 5 50.
A. J. Turner, 10th Ga. Batt., died April 28, , ,, 11 .. I ordered to be Cuxursaron, July 8-Cotton quiet; mid.

18 r tW LCourtn3 ,14th itVolunt 2 ThoDis ictMGetin foCEl ertonDistrict d Re lintion cal agfo the 12ed il 'oo ll2andinae.

60 1 3flans, Co. II, 58th N. C. S. T., died m eih on th 2 d f un Banks county, a ciap onzbmittepeoin e 1 ehst gon the a ad UGUSTA, July 8 -Cotton diall at STE for Hecklenburg Female College

May 25th, 1863. A. G. WORLEY, P. E. sination of Mr. Lincoln, and that the committee middling uplands; sales 28. Notwithstanding charlotte, N. c.
J. N. Anderson, 2nd Ga. Entt. June 21st. 4w promise the protection of the House to aecom- heavy raine for several weeks accounts from all youtTY:
R W.Peterman-Grave defaced- police who have not been tried or sentenced who parts of the State are favorable to crops.
Lieut. W. H Parker, Cobb's Legion Cavalry may give valuable evidence. The rules were CINorwarr, July 8.-Flour firm and un*
Unknown-38th Ga. Regiment. Atlanta Distriot-Changes* suspended and the resolution passed.-Mr. changed-Family, 11 50 to 12. Wheat, im-
Others were interred, but the a head-boards'' Stevens, from the Committee of Nine, intro- proved demand. Corn, good demand from the _
were so injured, their inscriptions were unintel. Powder Springs and Dallas Circuit, from Mt. duced a bill which places the State Governments South; sacks 95. Mess Pork, buoyant, 22.- . ,
ligible, my nPowder Sprange, third Saturday and in complete subjection j ree Id ecdomn 80ulkelnica efirme Bacon, firm-shoulders, "
Atlanta Circuit, at Sandy Spring Camp e ,nwase previous, 1. rthequalifications MonitsJuly8.-Salesofeattonto-daywere
A Versaw GONE The Memphis Advocate Ground, third Saturday and Sunday in August for as r y I removal of com- 200 bales; Low Middlings, 21) to 22; receipts.

aThe Rev Eli 1, 11 SatL d uncire 1,Se to r Hope, first anders withose the adviceunad consent t 163 bales, 1, 1.- The sales of cottc. ,, ,,, , .
ference, died at the residence of his son, on the H. J. ADAMs, P. E. civil courts, whether Federal or State, from in- to-.i i. * .I Low 11. a si. . &
30th ult. A faithful soldier of the Cross, he June 28. 3w The receipts were 250 bales. 11 I I .
has fought the good fight, and wears now the Louisiana dugar is very I .T. 1 7 luou 1 ,
crown of the conqueror, through Christ. ,q at 131c; Low Yellow 11 * ., ful ,

DONATION TO THE PUBLISHING House.- daon u t teawne m d stb acy We received last week, by the hands of the Rev. tion, and the House votes to morrow at 1 v. M. most sales on private terms. ys-2w ac-*
L. C 7' I == Adjourned 3 24 cuts; Yellow and Mixed
at al l CONGRESS Id acto l l5n .ta 1 bO(f ra mreta DR. M. THORSON

Tria a ,,ra session on the 3d of Particulars of the Massacre of Maximil- co at 123c; key 134 to 140. Park IIOSIC NAME FOR OVER THIRTY
member of the Methodist Church for about for" Jul I ** 34 members answered. Ian and his Generals. 7 I. I. L
ty years, during which time she has been an Four bills explanatory of the reconstruction acts New Orleans, July 3.-We havereceivedthe 101 cents; r ** 1 t.. 1 = , ,, ,
exemplary Christian woman, exhibiting the were introduced.-Mr. Wilson's bill provides
deepest attachment to the Church of her choice that all ofliecs held under the authority of the Allowing particulars of Maximilian's execu Foreign man..
Her liberality is not restricted to any one ob- rebel States' Goveroment be declared vacant in tron 0 trial of Maximilian, Mejia and Miramon Loscow, July 8.-Consol

per or Ituiembra se 01 n at i uttldat has 1 1 ,r r si lie ended on the 14th, and they were sentenced to LIvxurool., Tub, a _
toward the erection of a now church at Triano; r . b be executed on the 16th. Juares suspended the 10,000 bales; : I
d i Mi h e us or t ee d ya ad y were h sm O eans


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Sunday-School Visitor
REY, A. 11. REDFORD:-Dear Sir:-The
July number of the Sunday-school Visitor has
been received, but the Fi -1 ] T .
n abo a bare ne re rably dis pointed by



re regulated, r e arriv:it of ghet a
SursumeruDENT,
M. E Church, South, Sunday school
June 25, 1867


th ah pe othe aboveof r
Sunday schools. We deeply regret that any of

b t r'ail toere in ota s ab]
numbers; I .
fault is no
eithche turna or express, as instructed. It

express oilice, as .
does not deliver them, or in some instances,
1 eI i.1 th yfind their way into
oteya7enominations. A few
days since we were at the house of a memberof
the Baptist Church in a : II ,
one of the children bro a 1 -- ,, .
la co y of the Visitor---
: I the Methodist Sunday-

:cho Ions n a kme =1 1
school had received theirs. Knowing that the
Bapt (A I at thdatlpoint were nt talk g it,

th ak
Be r1 ram y ve taken similar diree-
tions. A H. REDF



The Athens District Meeting,

ChThe AethennDistrich Meeting abe 1
9 o'clock, a. m I ( >. is expected to
preside. Rev. John W. Talley will preach the
introductory sermon.
W. R. BILANI1AM, P. E.
July 12-3w
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The Lincoln Camp Meeting.
The Lincoln Camp Meeting will commence
Thursday evening, August be.
W. R. BaxwnAst, P. E.
July 12-34


Marion DistriotSo.Ca.Conference.

A meetingofthe membereof all the Quarter-
ly Conferences of the District will be held at
Darlington, commencing Wednesday evening,
the 9th of October next, to take into considers-
tion the interests of the Church in the bounds
of the District, and elect four members from the
Lalty to the ensuing Annual Conference. Bish-
op Early is expected to preside
R. J. BoYD, P. E
July 13-47


Shelby Distriot Meeting, S. C. Conference.
The Shelby District Meeting, S. C. Confer-
ence, will be held in connection with a Camp
Meeting at Rock Spring Camp Ground, Lincoln
county, N C, commeneing Thursday morning,

h A jde8f6 bi) rPmet r epray
the Ll 2w Jwo. W.Nonan, P. E.



Lumphin Distrxot Meeting,
Will be held as Onthbert, commencing
Thursday night, September 17th, at 7 o'cloe
jy5-4w L.J.DAVIES, P.


n9t
,sil 54 **
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els five ye rs; minor gilicers to two ears 3 ACKNOWLEDG MENT E.

1,
red to Dian the 21st.o I wromasy sa to
congratulary note with dire = -1 . .
tion to make of the prisoner . I
Live prisoners you will trans . .... .3
t at hber ,daccoaling re

you will retain for further ampueasus, by she

Go e archives taken upon the occupa-
tion of Queretaro, were some documents relative
t lasts lof odla imillan where, i case y ador

anna, and Marques, the assassin of Tacubays,

welsd roewriet m Querotoro: "lhaveby Acknowledgment
the execution of these master traitors, made ter- Dr arvers ri c a won, a niy so seT

i3rp do 1 eo lib us ie ewh el have nmgton
cated their property and their all. When I 20 on
could not do it in person ny delenates have A. stoon

( no 0 et Plel oe Spartanburg istriet-T ird Round.


There is aroport that Maximilian was shot in
the face and the Mexienn Generals in the back .
as traitors. Both the Liberal and Imperial pa-
pers at Brownsville condemn the execution.-
The "Ranchero > is in full mourning. Berioso-
l>al, Govdernooorkof xTIrae almost chadee in seof a Wadesboro Dist 5. C. Cont, 3rd Quarter.

news of the execution, and sent ofilei.1 1
tion of the fact to Gen. Roynolds.


ArrivalofMaximilian'sTroops tu M. ..
Noble, July 5th.-The steamer loon , , ,
arrived I
hundred I
command, ** ., .= s -
left Vera Cruz on the 28th of June; the capi .
nation was signed on the 27th. They marol 1
out with colors flying and were saluted by 1
Liberal forces, were allowed to retain their at
and furnished with a national vessel to les
Mexico Lieut. I

rm hdeare
- FOR SALE BY
A National Vessel Sent to Mexico. J. W. BUR KE & C O.


qu'ortress virc>ePA 5s hey t tdeny MACON, GA

oc sea 3 ode now known that she IIE PEOPLE THE SOVEREIGE


FOREIGN NEWS, , ,
av us usinese exams

Paris, July 1.--The prizes were a *
buted yesterday. Napoleon said: The I I . .
and kings have come here to crown the id' "
peace and conediation. France la proud r
great, prosperous and free. She is natunn I
by her material joys. Thoughtful, she et
the national fibres vibrate for the honor of Fi .
but this noble susceptibility should not .. I
fear for the world's repose, as we here prom
auxiety for peace.'' He added: a This E.
tion marks an era of harmony and progree 2
the triumph of grand moral principles, vi 1 ... . .. .
with justice. can alone establish thr I
noble humanity." The speech was a II r
a Vive Napoleon. Vive l'Empereur .*
continuedforaometime.

ed"t leete 9 urg, JWyaL-The Eln [
ap lar de
immense popu monstral on.
Path, Jidy 1.-* :.= .* Fr
Carlourts, and Vap II I
declared Dictator by the Servisa ,
Gen. Goblents has been ordered to .
London, .hdy 1.-Lord Stanley
in the House that little progress has [. .
in the settlementof the Alabama cl.
London, July 3.-The Star an ii
noticing Napoleon's speech, ridiede I
liberty. The Times and Post pity ,,s
and denounce Juares for cruelty- . *
Sherman sailed for home in the C *.
He denounces Stanbery's opinion a .
to annul the Acts of Congress.

I 3 I ..

ur sha supplies. She wa **
London, July 5-The grand rev. ... i I . ., . .
Park as postpGore i ig t isofeld/ . .

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take testimony, and within twenty days after
the completion of registration may erase names
wrongfully registered,-Mr. Frelinghuysen's
bill authorizes he ommanedaers tosuspde nodra~

the acts done heretofore in accordance with the
above.--Mr Edmunds' bill is similar, except

ata pero t tel em drea o r esu 0 tro
So near introdu ad the same characters tic bilb

. . ,, ,- ad turned till Frida

Sp ktehear so eld2thms Pli st ISo da
der was to swear in the new members. The
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t alco isu erstood the clerlandpacece
ed to read the protest andailidavite-Mr. Lu
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against Mr. Knott.-Mr. Logan offered the
WHEREAs, There is od reason to
.. the election recent held in the
State of Kentucky to the Fortieth Congress that

so from a true expression of therr will and choice

act t by widollaveem ath I
wi that such elections were carried by votes of
I disloyal and returned rebels; and whereas,
it is alleged that several of the representatives
cleat from that State are disloyal, therefore,
Resolved, That the credentials of all the mem-
hera elect from the State of Kentucky shall b9
referred to the Committee on Elections, with
instructions to report at as early a day as prac-
ticable, and that pending the report of said
conunittee none of said members shall be allow-
ed to asksu he to ban dee din

il1r. Adams, of the Seventh D strict, from the

oungg teD siv es mt
of urne was appoInted to cons der what further
I isletionisadjeocuer ton traction. The


mi ed in he a ateenaresolution we
struction, and bills relatnig to it only be acted

rpa pir t beaten ned, d 12nwhic

voteldu lor andeafa ored unely sa nuffrage.In he
passed-ayes 19, nays9. Thenaysare: Messrs.
Buchalew, Drake, Fowler, Howe, Ross, Summer,
Thayer, Tipton and Wade.-Mr. Wilson stat-
ed in the course of the debate that Mr. Stanton
wanted to legislation regarding the Judiciary,
but neededd money to support reconstruction-
-The Senate adjourned to Monday.
In the Ilouse, the Speaker announced the
Committee on Reconstruction, as provided for an
the resolution passed on Wednesday as follows:
Messrs. Stevens, Boutwell, Bineham, Farm-
worth, Hubbard, of New York; BeamanPaines
Pike and Brooks.-Mr. Payne moved to sus-
pend the rules so that he might introduce a
.1 I i Congress
3 --- is I, as :I ..s. = r his able

dtifaithful ed anance ofT to nC uT ear
The rules were suspended by a vote of a hun-
dred and ten against eighteen, and the resolu-
tion passed.-Additional papers regarding the
Kentucky delegation, and a protest from mem.
bers whose seate are not contested, were referred
to the Committee on Elections.-The speaker
presented a memorial from Greene A. Adams,
against the admission of Mr. Breek, from Ken-
tucky. It was referred to the Committee on
Elections.-A joint resolution of thanks to
Gens. Sickles. Pope and Scholleld was adopted.
--Mr. Schenck offered a resolution of
thanks to Petroleum V. Nasby and Attorney
General Stanbery, for their maintenance of the
President's policy. Pending the question of
its reception the House adjournedto Monday !!

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keeping very still for a moment,) till I say concerning her spiritual state and future pros-
Amen." pects, and responding, she testified of her trust
Isn't that a sweet thought? I wonder if the in Christ and hope of Heaven. She leaves an
children who read this story of little Nellie have aged mother, tottering ,, C ath,
ever thought how wonderful it is that God two sons and other I II 1 hto
always hears their prayers. He is surrounded mourn, but they weep in hope, trusting she as
by thousands and thousands of I li sing- gone to that "sun-bright clime," where the "in.

laad praising imlPt e tr usieb d larp habitant shall never say, I Hm IcKINNay.

pdees he earsbythteksoftest pray of a slict
very loving and very kind to children. We Gmonors, infant son of Dr Joseph F and
should think he would sometimes forget, and be Mrs Lottie Celfarrell, died March 5, 1867, in
listening to the beautiful sounds in heaven, in. Conwayboro, S C, after protracted sickusss.
stead of to the prayer of a little child. But he Little Georgie was truly a child of affliation>
never doee. There is never too much singing but the "good Shepherd" has taken the little
or too many praises there for him to hear a little lamb to that fair clime where pain and death
girl's voice.-Child at Home. are unknown. McK.


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Mas.MARY of Joseph Day,
was born Nov. 22nd, 1811, in Washington co., JUST PUBLISHED!
Tena., and died in tire. I F I r. .. .
June 18th,1867, at O 1 THE CHRISTIAN HARMO45.
She was converted i ". . 1 A NEW MUSIC BOOK BY Wu WALKER,
the Cumberland Presbyterian church, in which
she was a worthy member; but in after years she Author of time southern Harmony.

I I .ryonoedh -:o:-
M. E. Church, South. She was a woman of a HIS BOOK IS PRINTED WITH NEW
meek and quiet spirit-humble, true and faith
ful. In her, were centered all those traits of
Inindand character, which combined to make .

.. } . Ian ryewt e wr o
visiting the "house of God," but threw oo shad-
ow on her future. Faith brought to her heart
the sweet assurance, that the rod that was smi-

so rur 6 he handeof Hime nor kas e
his holiness" For several months before her

hthdisea ab a therbaco thbeart d2w 1102 and 1104, Sanso ., Phi adelphia
grave, and being fully aware of her condition,
she began to set her "house in -1 FOR SALE BY



aT n 3mno alrheonpdered h
ration, she felt that as the sand
all p nSr o)m beneath her feet,/


"she bersuiterings r e
patience. She calmly waited to
the Lord" to be done. She ofte -
the subject of death. She was - * *
for thte g2ater ert of the time we

flesh, edapark] ut oPc c si . I he 4 hurt 11 oi Use 41runstr


1 ds tohuerrd toadt nedit ,heardher hiny lunk,
send back the shout of victory from the very

tu i.Torda e latwas ami andk asci REV. DR. DEEMS, Pantor.
compromise with I P I. .1 go TR ANGERS VISITING NEW YORK
fight, anished her <

onea to reseeivebber ward.l a ain d a xa I .
Jon H. C. . .. .

Rev. Lawls pastor of Broad *
River ot., was a native of Green co, and died ,
Jun 10thongedl4 can tilness4o3ffiveday


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Speedy and Steady.
Well, Amy, how are you getting on with
your handkerchief ?" eried Lizzie, whose swift
fan ers seemed to fly over her work-

withNot y fast," repliedroqmni erlittlem my

i r 0 do7i s with a laugh

whtichbwasnesthe easanth rd besa t
same time, and I'm now at the fourdi side of
mine!'know Em slow," sighed Amy

You may as well say that!" cried Lizzie
"But Fil try to be steady and do my best,"

a d eingirnenadrea cheerni 19 ntsian
wi er we .

to h e i he hea e 12]ice gTe%
the bell rings for dinner. El just ran for a

knu' ing o hoer ft ist dmsaka"
a chair, Lissie flew of to the garden

herAm longed for f shdarr anddhe flowers, b
down her broad hem, and had finished the
second elde of her handkerchief before her
si to anon adding little thing!" cried Liz

2e t o kne rr gem a tetimke.up yhnae


1 re rk e re r eiAmy
entered the room, the third aide of her hinder


sal H mt better fani ar di n e


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so iB if you aretlat rd Lisizie c on on

ye oor Amy made no reply. Stitch afterstiteb,

ietch afternatite eqmerthy she labwed sohne ALiz.
pl y rgot
f
leabtmat her work, 11 startled by the sound o
Can it be dinner time!" she exclaimed
a
AOh, ,andm ha.ndke di innethemmed!

as she quietly folded it up. ^

h"'TisLustlikethe'Hareandthe Tortoise,'"
en Ca izzle w though per a dkvain, had
have the Arst start, but the quiet worker do%
the most in the end.



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ly MOSE860HA EL REATH dased quit is enr
Dist, 8. C., on the 80th of May, 1867, aged 61
yes ,o.3 maths and 100 & oldest citizens and


memebersoftheMeldh intChurel, otheWashaw
tive faculties, a ready and retentive memory,
good conversation dpowerse ide ecnhi

or were more highly esteemed in the soonal car
ele. Reared by Methodist parents and connect
ted with the church from an early period of life,
a the seen ra d at ion to rde flash

to has mind, and he delighted to rehearsing
them. Itia to beregretted that he has 1
nothing to perpetuate the many valuable reman
asce eisnodetthe a sNa hr 8 intah e a


and neone entiodus in hehn indfat r
and delighted in the defence of her doctrines,
ministry, membership and discipline, but could
never be induced to assume any official relation,
and was not remarkable for fervid spirituality,
although his experience was ever elear and sat-
isfactory and has example consistent. As a citi-
sun, friend and ne hbornns a heus audiand fath-

fidence and esteem of all to the full
he did. Perhaps none were ever me

fr
.F. L .

>.su. Hear r; .ad., ..=.1 p ne.. st
oachingedeath, hoswrifaitjnierneed oethd"


he e trior it; to whicahto tCplied,
pared. But I should like to be better sattafte
I try to keep in readiness, but the trials of a .
life are heavy, and I am liable to drop off atI
moment." Three days afterward a pain in the
region of the heart, again warned him of danger,
and as it spread and ascended, he said to his
trembling wife, "If it reaches my head I am
gone." Before medical aid could be procured
or domeette remedies applied, he closed has eyes,
a re ining upon the sofa in decen composure,


Al... iit-res law s.m.a i. 1. 2 = ...

..r- r 5 ].au I I, I -* ". ..... 2 .1 ...
I wars, af ad .... 2 ar.. at .1 s..r I 2,
as I -- 2 ra.:. n .. ., ur as .,
r. 1.-,< ..s .. s., a .1 ,

t air. Wr= mark it .. .ril ....... !...
wr..1, ..a its 15 .) lur .ne....m. ma. II 2
I=uring ha ir..t ...*Itan.a nt/s un...,anormut wath


which the State pays her $5, and killed two
$8fff. black snakes and one rattlesnake. Can any
hunter beat that ? She took the young fawn
home, and she having a young baby, nursed the
THE GOD OF THE HAEVEST. favo and baby from her breast at the same time.
I am told it was a novel sight to see the baby
and the little spotted fawn sucking at the same
time.

nompean or why Beoreation,
The r wherqerpurn my eye, The subject of amusements is one which will
not soon cease to agitate the Church. The
physical and mental necessity which we are
under of sometimes relating from the severe
duties of life, is a too well-entablished hygienic
fact to be ignored. Says a writer in Hours at
Home: "There is a demand in our nature for

e n ifromseaererer ed who esn
The bow cannot always be strained to its utmost
tension, and the mind cannot always be kept
upon the stretch. There are times when we
must drop the oar, and either float with the
stream-if it does not drift na the wrong way-
or ride another. Then the question arises how

:F ?"".".".ah I ob apot.polVbat isI wh
at once most barmlessly and most profitably, can
, we employ our time?"
The simplest pleasures are at once the most
satisfying and healthful. Any that go beyond
th rr tual ytanend tmuenana agsw at


on e infrmon Lord: actually injurious. The more laboriously one
seeks for happiness the more sure will be his
rom the Germany cF Geners. disappointm ot. It must fall into his hands

like)ritPhee shned liaeArneachosh Pito naptenho
and unripe and hurtful when gathered. Han-

hadM sep s rke f it bdo neot know so hard
Yet many seem to devote their whole lives to
Life at the Pole thoeapd r thpleasug a e in dil ence 0

The bearswandering continually through the make business. They are ever watching for the

in hm sm ,St eal ru ou ch the htne m ela lo ldyein o aer and
ly subsi tene crathleuClo a lyr ees t minister to a morbid desire for amusement To


po e etonbroe he e" in dot hbara such recreatia i lu possibihty.he Th rave
haken w eddlieultyall I)riven to d r b which none a 21jepose, save in a
unger, emia w en inva k Many forms of amusement and recreation, in-
of man, in search of the food whieb their quic nocent an themselves, are evil in their tendon.
sensehbas detej1 ture, about this time, which cies. "Like a beautiful landscape sloping to.

shows that the Polar bear is not so ferocious as redamprecipice, the us et e re as d


enudee e to opera, Tdi many others must be jinn e annint
pursue 1 .. I stahseobscetogw asurdf tcue r io whyoritiswhopiartion-

tides on the ice foot, when roundin as on know that the inclination is down, and that with
of lanud I suddenly found mysell confronted n maMI" is rTxalrj c e refused an invita

thedfaint . oormous)de an tion to a morning musical concert. Much as he
just ** trot. We e, ght liked music, he thought that at that early hour,

a
wheeled suddenly toward the ship, with, I fan most fittang preface for the volume of the day,
a much thetjsne at roo8ss out di cr io Sor earpr e athat r didi el h

old Jack Falstall when the Douglas set upon mind from its proper sphere they dissipate
him but findine after few lengthv etrides, t fo anenxhinm ilh eo ed

ar. ..i J-- :- / their slave; they feed an appetite that is sure to
fleation, I saw the hear tearing away toward the E"Ye ing e i real cheerfulness,
open waeer with sh si .which leften and there are many amusements which, while

be dillieult to determine which p the most hey recuperate the mind and body are perfectly

fri ops be soarb utus were at first quite pureates inand G vde dgeesnandM innisu anhthe

ne; bbuththee a d n red)of their fami tw chmtehm Ta dt hThe gue e to
and had tbolboaspipro dv ad 1 p e co t lla


a the fox, notwithetanding their many points stones down hill Chief Justice Parsons could
esemblance, areemende f ace d I I int




as it fter yI a r t e v n o


o ad a Itin au mal is rare r bhe ur I c eedh I he


Se L I .. . I from the bright and happy faces of young or
slogularly iron plated look about them, particu-
larly suggestive of defense; while their huge
tusks, which they brandished with an appear- Miss Leslie on Slang.
ance of strength that their awkwardness did not There is no wit, says the author of the Be-
diminish, looked like very formidable weapons havior Book, in a lad to speak of "takin a

coffensen riab iet neas h to nM s insteadof1ana inbeallag neal na
himself floundering in the sea among the thick man whose clothes are getting old, that he looks

1 il" res neompletet et e8 e teee, ert[all di(dg to an amus1ngtone
formidable enough in appearance, nature had "rich" All alang words are detestable from
endowed them with broad flat noses, which are the lips of ladies. We are always s>rry to hear
covered allli epor n not whi ed7xloo ng a yeounsg a ylinse suellina trd as aidkiing,"

uptotheedgeof apatrof gapingnostrile. The certain dance too fashion able not long since;
use of these whiskers is as obscure as that of but happily, now it is fast going out, and almost
the susks; though it is probable that the latter banished from the best society. To her honor
may be as well weapons of offense and defense be it remembered, Queen Victoria has prohibited
as for the more useful purpose of grubbing up the polka being danced in her presence. How
from the bottom of the sea the mollusks which can a genteel girl bring herself to say, "last

ut ei 0 a en1he re o nigphet It was polkin witheM Beol k wgthd M ;
ing therr time between sleeping and jamming Its coarse, ill-sounding name is worthy of the

erarten eet cont ret r tel ene i f ]daad wh hhas li leretolte as tdor o
feren e as they did not apots ohmake any im- humoe ring a ofortob da nh n

approached, these old fellows-neither of which ness and impertinence, (not to say impudence)

coua haire ni ataban ox a ra e n anoPory netT i gdsastract at
their heads, and after taking a leisurely survey they get it ? How do they pick it up F From
of us, seemed to think us unworthy of further low newspapers or vulgar booke? Surely not
notice; and then punching each other again in from low companions ? We have heard one of

theAface, loell oncteo a des ri g3achhourof the needle a ethall collarute nderendAtoa
six months' darkness grows a little longer, and that her bonnet was drunk, meaning crooked on
soaksa little more color from the blood, and herhead. Whendiscontentedshewas"floored;,,
takes a little more irom the elasticity of the step, when submitting to a thing unwillingly, she

andcadds allitt n or a he lehng enedface, and was t or ught rohte lucratch." Sometimes she

mj,9w t utt beei i on thee hole and cabi
yet we are all forced to acknowledge to ourselves CAREIN Examovisume KEROSENE LAMPS.
that the enemy does now and then get the bet- The late and burning accident in Chelseawhich
ter of us, and that we have often to renew the cost Miss Vinto her youthful life, causes a
resohation. The moonlight comes and goes shudder to run through the frame as we reflect
again, and the night glistens clear and cold over on the dangers unseen which throng our homes,
the white landscape; and memory returns, un. A lady recently lost her life in Lewiston, Maine,
bidd t . I we byrtim saime ageandt nke .uis lie was dressed

the winter ni.1 I .1 .0 1 II. ] .1. turned it down, at the same time blowing from
sleigh which =- al as s .* .. .. .. 2 .1. the top of the chimney. This blew the flame
wayside ina, and the smoking supper that "mine into the lamp and caused an immediate explo-
host" serves up, and the crackling blaze of conn- sion. The lady lived twelve hours in the most
trylogs; and thenwhen we forget the moon intense suffering. A lamp should never be
and the snow, and the froat, and recall the sum. turned down, nor blown out from the top. Al-
mer and the sunshine, we remember that "the ways blow from beneath the chimney, where

a y3er. < es rah h 80 bush''isfar b was Te a efru wa rt ad wnw'Ph

a are o a rtal thedeauti
Goon CHEACTER.-The Mayor of Halifax, is worth heeding
England, at a recent public dinner, stated that
an application had been made to him by an
Irishman for a testimonial of character. The
Mayor told him he had never seen him before, ftW.
The Irishman promptly answered, a Faith, your
worabip, and that is the very reason I have come
to you. I have never been summoned before A Child's Idea of a Child a Prayer
you, or fined, and you never had any trouble Little Nellie, who was only four years old, no
with me." sooner saw work laid a than sh ran toMser


LoAisy rTer 3 As lia a thenste inkigdofhTepdht slapdandwentohnillail
son of the year tha useng is dug, onehd dast roc rd herselfNand Nellie anddT.by winding

Litchfield, Grayson co., Ky., wxth hoe and bas- a string in and out through her fingers; but
ket ina dn a not r litt Isroodsatoadrkg for ging resent hel>egane to talk to berselfGm a low

She dug and gathered ten pounds of ginseng, 'Hark angels, whil7Imhe praan le noiseen
worth $6 50; ounght a young spotted fawn Her mother asked her what noise was that,
which she sold to-day an Litchfzeld for $10; "AlittlegirPenoise. Then the angels will
caught arad killed five young gray foxes, for do just oo (shnsting her mouth rery tight and
,


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ti inerant ten years. His fine command
ing per-
soluslicappeararwq gave evidence r

Hhence hi ath lon and promise o
the extended cirel al . . a la si.
at ning effect on his i alediitahteh mm s as a


uT di tdelao I ,e ei n thheeAtlantamebd--


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as hooedndinfluen x 1 no e
warm foundg janndheda Marricehddn e

much he prized her was shown in the fa .
his life seemed a continued study to me
comfortable and happy. I heard him ,
but once, and several years ago, but tl .
whom he man stored and who are com .

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proved a workman that needeth not be ashamed,"

as te k ofqh Tadea d Sodpeower
physical depression, he said but little during his
elossag hours-but enough to assure his friends
that "all was well. W. R. BRANIIAbl*


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Brunswick co., Va,'1804. His parents moved
to Haveook co., Ga., 1805. In 1832 he moved
to Moeroe co, Ga., where he lived many years.
In January 1866 he moved to the Indian
Springer where heelive8ddntil his death, which

He was a man of great energy and fore-

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9, I ho ew hi2 The ones of
earth did not apply to hion in vain but his

sye7pathetle nature as ready to grantethem re-
a representative in the Legislature from Monroe
co., Ga. In 1837, he joined the M. E. Church,
was at one time a steward in the Culloden cir-
cu 4 e had on con airing several days.

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