Group Title: Southern Christian advocate (Macon, Ga.)
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Title: Southern Christian advocate
Uniform Title: Southern Christian advocate (Macon, Ga.)
Physical Description: Weekly : ;
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Publisher: J.W. Burke & Co.
Place of Publication: Macon, Ga
Macon, Ga
Publication Date: August 16, 1867
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Newspapers -- Bibb County (Ga.)   ( lcsh )
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Spatial Coverage: United States of America -- Georgia -- Bibb -- Macon
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Yol. XXX.--No. 33. Macon, Ga., Friday, August 16, 1867. Whole Number,1620

Oliffilifl0115. La ir I ad d 2e corganized at Ameracus Distract Meeting. We bd 1 that much I (@ h <0, dt tilvich oakeand 1 acher h ourthedle or materials, thec atholdstue antdban cheer < ether le a ttbe salvauun obouis, and
a can ever niaternally final or run down exce, in Iort I aler July c.1 lrom its secular insta man -cla s nectings Smith, it s believed that there as a greater work not be anyrbsug considerable, and with un red news AND rmsonscAss
n one way, and that in by the neglect of lowest P > so the to be done than one nian can acto.nplish And albrt of labor and a httle ruoucy it would doubt The Countree are glad to learn, that despite
Comparative 8Vxo YearlWethodasm for I use up it strote nd ur< of nao b tr, .1 .1 Ad:n...01 Amerious we ch or I bi n r IJ j owin r ai r orajit, j sa e Irance wrl p idae or les >0 found n easy tasrk aba complJ tt d)mt ne9an rn uses

or we c. sus a lue the pastoral office, cron of they are blaine a urned the dir ma n of ,N business On call sellu s nothe 7 even behered by some of our Commsttee that healthy location, convenient if possible to the the church organ-th* Shuthern Christian Ad-
Icis a= to the entrance at evil ento the Chuach- any the : II, do e at, an-wered train clery can I< the 8 suserests at our Detract could profit Church and schools-sppoint some day when vocate-andthedeseemetabooof the Holy Scrop
There as no question of .*o much vital impor which they hardly ever are, because the slacks e mn;-c in the thener, and the number was in \\l:h I.urch und District ably engage the entire time and pay the expou. members and others tolerated or welltog, can tures and SubbarI, school bs>ka They urgently
tance, to Weakyan Methodisto to Amersea news seen to their administration rarher mystes creard by >ubs < war arritab to sixtydiveclert meers we brd that the seriner sea at ass Agent meet, cut logs, apht boards, and erect a comfort reatumer:d that ea pastor, local minister,
as this one IIss 'tlethodmenas a type of prac to 100 e Inveny-are always blanaeable in the cal and lar repre entarnes of the Church .\ no. ph re: it auto sweewful and 3d in conducting the exeresses of the 3 8 able dwelling of lo" church olicial, private member, especial@ heads
tical t'brastlausty, fallen off an thee type, or news oi st. gained arrength to the lane sixty years For'"' th, so it is not worth whtic to plead-the case local, were pre out who were ruveted to Jantici- Ib.a th. <\ so n 0: war ti.urth in reference he Singing several Ilymus, the number to be the happy tears, sales and prayers of your sisters of the church, themselves, as agents for -
11 a type of will not sustatu a defence The preacher in su nil the delibelanous of the meeting, ex t ;be on s hat can be preacher and has lamily the increased caredation of the Southern
a r. I answer .. .1 , in all these cases of cept vot on particular questions A coni As to an : I 1 .' L ** 1 .\hymn We can find enue to build houses for our ser Chroman Advocate. The Committee were

bilen off /prove this free he follow -3 abat bus fems, and es coal aboutbb s I a ap emoredtt I ^e elieve < :\adest We ikel that creations Wh A ilynan sch Prayebeth Ib sent r leho c]az r < tah a to r tTrucko r3< ora de emers atb(basl>rother,
In early tunes, I do not remember a sing* that bischurch will not stand up to him 11, I hurch a ul. Pastor.I ]>ut cs lhard, our I.nd, r hop r lin a gra...t useful lienediction The 5rb and Geb elems may be terest is thereby subserved IInt he who serves oburch who were subsenbers to the Advocate,
caseof ocalect of duty, in regard to Church re as the truant ban eff 11* etcher feels him elf he lay cho I onsib, Ministural Support no one 01 the mutually transpeed at will These exercises us au spiritual rbings, the servant of God, the were those who manifested most interest in, and
lanons All felt bound to go right to work unable to enduct the case undersrandingly, I ath, D.anesue immu and I butch Execu < asell may with great advantage be varied by the Mu promon--ar so I J.,ponuse of glad tidings, as left attention to, the preaching of the Word, the
And all did so To take up daily their cro whah is the factic a tearful extent, and leadsto son Six:h Local Shouray 8. Lenth, Hooks calenla nal of her members, perlateridout Irmu two to time The reading -. * to combat the rude Sabbath school, the support of the mansatryand
and failow Christ, was due motto of every man shuiPa or <1.** the pastor hanisell as at heart and Pers ent, much that of the heriptures may or may not be by ahernate blets of wanter and the heat of sunatuer, or to allr th aundiary means of grace and church in-
and woman, known to me, in all these present opposedtoduciphning the recruberstormuchausall ( Waled res ole -' = la * bc .. Et our same, have so versee-Superantendense reading one and the exceed usuch of his tune after reaching has
times 0: 314hodisus livery body knew, abat .el indulgences it is even now said that we have in order to form lu <. rs !udiod, wearnestly school the next, et The prayer sony be the work so anxious search Mr a honie, and per- They also recommend to the confidence and
was useless to tryro smuggle totothe Alethodist some of these illustrious tankerson Methubstic pare reports on the above encrally loords Prayer repeated by all to concert And haps, when found, at as a home only an came -- patrounge of the church und herfriendsthesaid
Church. on any other thundarson, than the Ge" pacy If so, I sincerely hope they will be report at the sprernal and ly to all if the Superestendear be frautful in expedants in building houses for our preachers let above publishing house of J W Burke & ('o,-and
eral Rules These were re-arded then, as they seized wub a strane lirandian appetite, and each pastoral charge. was a family great interest may be added by frequent varia an eye to coniIort and convemence, just as pamentarly so, since as appears but for the sup.
really are, as the organic laws at allethods fra s 0.0, at with a speedy realizatiou ponded to by the pastors am] lay Jelegates pray o al pa see us.s. citesmeetings, toons thou;tt we were building for our own inches port af'orded by that house, the Southern
termly .10 one was concived at as a slictin- li,: ro the point l eay, there is not a Meth T!us exerose <0:. used the enue everal as 4th We lurther recommend, that the Diamet pbristian Advocare must havelaikd it abould
odist, and he had freely and fully pitched bts t < hurch in Georgia that will interiere wub alone, and furnubed are amount of intiousanon . the reac, as propriety of he the pleasure of our people to encourage and
tent wstbia these I in the exercise of dwespline, agrunst any Much was truly valuable, and ra most intance of on du < us rb panesies we wouki soon cats of the SE or to wrudy the Septum or cather du panonize this house, and especsally to see that
on hand alw3s 2walk ganusub 0, , I a a = rwhirl 4 0 0 < he c on becor or 0. ut "a nt j>n n 8 us h I su o

Farmly worsbsp wasso universal, that I never 0 who really feel distrusual a lor a sneerine wherever expedient I ace and amu congregation f1ul to worship God-sengtog wnh
knew a case wherethchead of a family ever pre- expany to take care of the Church in tes law. brethren came up to the work as agned them, ,,ve us vt n I composed of the 9 and lbeadoption of the best means for theaeco* the spirit and understanding-Ibr the want of
sunied to Inve in the Church, and live without as well as in its gospel, I carnestly adesse and hke users leubu-d with a deep scuse of the re-- = regular collections: ph-hnient of this orged laynan books for congregarsonal music
fanall prayer Female heads of families on- current every one of them to get unt of the way panebatum <>1 the occasion, anti earnestly, .1 er r : Frm o me that a 1 nount have been found in rulienal, hath as a sub idiary ov ventastle steless are consu E17tN They also most cordially recommend that
rally kept up fundy prayer ladeed, the Gen Lut! we may Ibsuk of it, it is an act of more c.urfaby ami neou ar y ani rhey unpaire into the of p or I work as b oral itis than madabc observance of fains!y aw:ut dany to come into colutuaud on thus pre ur unnernor a the church, and in ulucallu; our chthiron to the Sunday:-chord 1 not for each family of
prayer a condition oi rounbersh Jud econs old bbsp of Zma, without proper skill4n which hal ....uka ..... Ltruself wub merely , , I a The ( ametree User a camful investigatents violly n They say A new candidate Gr
every orher pres rsbed duty at t' her management, than it would be to attempt to operating pa r end, I all.< he as p intments or, INrkes Weekly for Boys and
Asid then the preacher kept the Church pure steer a ves el, frcu;hted with human pas engers wub ua .. Im: h the p al 1 i , I* I their t of treat rcherous arol intellectual

refernbc wejeallate tors < r ut r{rdue n inawath an acknowkdyd I 4,, r it wh d. ry .nd interest dermand should bc sup nal> no el a < ,rtard deserving of puble

te tc{u evidence of Mediodests or of piety So that al their duty who were never called to make these repara n, and he tor ought awareshly Alter referring to our pecubar relations to
estimates of the value of a member were made do then duly, by faice of law And I will now \\hen flu busine s of the TIcetio,; wadians), can ..t < us, ps.n b or a !ol I otherwise bath and we would suagest as the pes the colored race, and our duty to contrebute to
upon the base of moral character, and of co say, th er we have done ourselves both harni and ed up, the Ikshop v.nvenal it man a sort 01 nuclit Ju .torn July to the Sh in the stations, totally the nu on, he cou-uated out of tim present terre their intelkerual anti neural advancement, obe
operation to the dates, conandered not merely descreast far years pause trying to make preach expose. 2, in which many capressed .. youn; pe>ple, and espeasily the vonne tory of conunstree recommend the following resolutions,
pertment to a .11erhodest, but as absolutelyndle as arid pa lots of men God only calledto exhort is into a liable 4 law to be winch were adopted
peasable to a .Methodat Thero might have And a now are we enjuring Christs Church, a a = I 5. n behave the universal testimony is, that below I Resobed, That it to the duty of ourIntu-

CdCscef r ffr) see a sma pur ce ge[ ye rt yes ,orby a hopetesshefforteoroc[ lung th.u the ( bur b needel, and sI pp'led a of resting, vrb everhish astor at ndre n nPa > 01sa as its hatu ^.ni n be counnued ,ters wi thebatinerant *(arns5b c cphrateo
but any behef a they were few and far between our preachers have r :Mar appetntments to noble
The truth is, no tuan was suffered to remain to preach t> the childe n and adapt their sermons new mission be constitured, cu' 2 Hesolved, That a is the duty of our mio-
the .11ethodest Church, and trumple on as Gen- to call all who are to be engaged in the p eral liales of Christian communionandsportual up or the ants, as so one common mass, yet but to their surpose arol delaht, it proved ibson ni r :re] = of bi< 7th We firmly be save that chchizhest of all 4 s .. = ; lylug a)djaw oter jul hne to orgaulting colored churches, and having
bleness The.11ethodest Church wasasurictuary .ar, they called to the exercise of dillerent fune inst the opposire-opening their eyes to the ilock 0 but .1 ep a red l anda or rel to their the excellencici ef 6 uperintendent, teach. Wesley (11apel church from the \ shout served as lar as possible by safe and cour-
1130 question of any falling of to the practical tions We have alnusat been guilty of the body true conditu.n of the Church, developm; its spiritu I won ami 0 <.rson be otherwwe, crs and puptle as car tant undstrict punctuality which as ocated in Pula-ks county, and which by petent prcsobers, white or colored
poety of the 11ethodies Church is therciare re- and of the blood of the Church, in our w. Ison n a their mil.conu and I Mth We cannot obs. our report without ree its distance frorn the rest of the circuitderages 1 Resolved, That our minstersand menibers
coulderal as pious, when perhaps a majority or at our next L anual Codemoces And 11 it shall the conununion of sent*, arid sending then, wants ar a or to rent on n, thatcher than ed people, for this recon, among many that largement of our spbere of missionary operanons' under safe and competent teachers
be one, either by tourcesson or by proof, that house with souls kipt:zed by the Holy Ghost, been; equ I !hat 1. ,ru onost weeptable and might be ursecti-that at will be bc 4 for both will it pled upon, involve an increase of labor 4 Reso/ned, That the colored people have
*, 1 ' we have on hand a lot of preachers so utterly and was heasts inflamed wh zeal itr the Me useful wh lants the p or los charge know races, that these peopic should be educated by ess, and an increased expenditure of means, we strong claims on the missionary labor of the
thedary 01 family worwinp, as when a nodertake to ters case Truly to was good-it was retresh., in propern s, to th. stre., rb of their attach- our own people would urge upon the sucuibers of the Church church
tions andalutieswere equeetentiously se 1 ,pa 1 utive practical my to be that inent U.r he n, has 1.< s power our rheni for th 16ashed, That we mutually pledge our. within the theirict, increamd liberality in their 5 Resulted, That we recontruend the estab-
sally discharged' If it cannot, then the ques basis-in as Mr na a pure spiritual godliness la l!ut the rebelous centers of the Macranzws, post--in astay these te chur In-- to the pray selves to be more realouslydevoted m:he 8 :1 contributions for the support of no sons lishment of a colored mission to connection with
toon so mswered again 0 us I allirin this to be demanded--ict that be retired, or used us neere its was marked and dela htful fe rure Thesn r in '- an we have ev the difference octween Methodtsta now and helpers to the work They may belong, its the ' i. ? reme of crane" Checutt, and no approprianon to each
Methode ts to the fire he 1 of rny a nastr or hr of God, to the work of evangehats, or even igious < ut r it c . .. ., . or as The Comsostree on Education beg leave to

, I especially in sending 10 among the poor and des , ,; best preparation for
11 = ** _ ep, , , , fl 's titute.
3 3 i. .. . 1. .. cact ea and ed and e 10.0 fron I , I of I .. 3d From our great indebtedness to the mis 2. Resolved, That independent of the reli-
we have credit for many pious and noble Chris about todo. Don't go into the work until you 0 sito vierce 1 1., and otl who failed I i 1 , i ary me portion to their means and liberality, and we gious value of Sunday-schools, redeem them of
tian menibers. know what you are going to do. There is I J asfully the sword of I as a I = s give it as our opinion, based upon the experi- great importance as the means of bestowing the
Before passing away from this momentous need of erring. Church.meetings wisely used, itrit Every service was marked with 1 all the adults are not needed ence of those who have tried it, that if the 1 rudiments of education upon those who have

queestior I state the following I I presence of God. Sinners are awakened, peni- as teachers for the children, none are too wise not the advantages of week-day schools; and
If a Church does not a um.1.x, m 4 I tents converted, backeliders reclaimed, the partly to this end, we would encourage our
moral working owoejn t accui lates in num- on fe ground.a time, when leaders kept the IChur 20 nith u so ngthnen 3, and baptized a these car shhrda acanan r se rtthtch o m as te ableis xdunhdayd hools in poor and

nire alrbea is itna up sil tincu e n lan preachoeurdadvised of any at walkehdedimr The love-thest on Sabbatli iniorning andi the ren I It is too often true that parents satisfy oonTIreachers wiltliaglahne s e . the now emp pltre nh E rl13 wl Thlattwe re oi in 0 su ess of
it decreases in i When I entered on forthwith settled. The want of this blessings of Heaven. We would therefore ree- . . c. 3 1 for the extension lege, and highly appreciating the great good

o n a de de rtes I th offenders as b r at dia 1 t e r imany c tent themselves with requiring theirs rPs trea ircash a r in le r e Tiht e I ieo ar etahuesegnames abe o en usptoo tit pa on

-rear mousin provedthmor pbu I p aCrs for d ew herehand there festenn re}teorr dng converted and united with the Church dren without arianinal ypro ly e stoouo an7 na se t t dw< rT;thedsuppto eof the s thd b o blno coa n a recom dl is'Chat Collina2rth Pastitute is

t erC r ndred thousand priv emanembeirs I ,,a s,,. . .. r =i ed on th a occasion have not been witnessed in prepared---and to this end some period should ds any early obtain 0 al8te omb i mand oi us n we .College, under the patronage
those days of simple working Methodism, I derly persons to account until many of these this section for many years, and every delegate in appointments, ininiediately inform the stem i 1 . 1 dilige I 5. Resolved, That we are pleased to learn
TeTpTroE a en dhfseRefellne h rd e 1 w to oe 11 went home deeply impressed with the value of both, in which pa at d children should she size of their ... n ._ . Iof the ability wh ahe Andrew emalenc e meetings. In those days, it was coastantly by the offenders that all these worldly pleasures good. ? : advis ly a a s.. use our influence commend it as an i ortant Institution of the
occurring, that religion broke into some unez- were left pretty much to the will of our mem- The good citizens of Fort Valley := as .* . =1 chool adequately and example for the promotion in the Cgurch of church mp
pected house away off, and immediately our bers. I say, this desideratum in the Church, generous and heartfelt hospitality to the dele --and we I 1 1 will 2nd. When the requisite amount has been as- a sport of enlarged Christian beneficence,
warm-souled people would establish a prayer can be killed now by a legitimate use of Church. I nation of heaven fail to get t it full benefitof 8. 8. instruction. certained, if on circure or mission, let the stew- 2. Resolvel, That the preachers in charge of True Christian Life.
meeting there, and draw in the neighbors from meetings. It is your place, any dear pastoral ,, ards proceed to divide the assessment among the missions, careuits and stations, be requested
the regious beyond; and, forthwith, there was brethren, I I . -1 ? si .. 3 ( Ti ri -i ii ,. . elect to the e n. several churches composin.. th. ->.s-- in pr and urged to bring the subject of missions fre- Did a holy life consist of one or two noble
laid the foundation of another Church. your Churto II. Hollinshead, t= .= I n .... ., portion to the pecuniary = 1. ** quently before the people, and inform them I ] ._ :, ,l signeus of doing, or en-
And this they did, not merely as the circuit of disorder or of disobedience to the rules and T. M. Furlow, W. H. Robinson and Dr. P. rear our children for Him bership about our missionary operations and the practical 1 might account for the
rider might have hoped; but they did it, be- orders of the Church, appoint your committee Timberlake. Next to the duties of parents those of the Sd. We advise that the amount assessed .. that ** small dishonor to turn
cause they had first given their own selves unto of three to inquire into the truth or falsehood of Alternates- Rev. Rufus Felder, M. E. Ry Superintended and teachets are most important each separate church be reported by the confe. .. , I . a this back in such a conflict. I .. i. I I. .1,-
the Lord, and unto us-that is to the ministers the report, and proceed according torule--and lander, LM Houser, Wm. A. Matthews. and irresponsible A good Superintendent is one enee, or local steward, having his membership subject, their interest 10, and contributions to, up of small things. It 1 .
of the Chureb, by the will of God. These many of these frolicsome young people will come Hawkineville was selected as the place ft 1 -- . .) at said church, to the first regular church meet- this cause would be largely increased, the hour, and not the great things of' the ag
Christian men did this, because they were con- to order, and not another case of it will ever I _. i. I , , ,, ,,, ing, or at a called church meeting, after the that fill up a life like that of Paul and John,
strained by the love ofChries. They did it, be- occur. Those that intend to do as they please b 1 1. I . I i == = s Geo. G. 5 .. . .. ,, n general assessment has been made; and if the ON LOOAL PREACHERS. like that of Rutherfordor Brainerd, or Martyn.
cause of the sacred sympathy thi 1:,.; .. will not joina Churchwhosediscipline disallows MacDonell were appointed a committee to pr' ' III -' -, ,, church meeting approve the same, he shall ask We respectfully suggest that, whereas, the Little words-not eloquent speechesorsermons;
them, in the Saviour's dyine I these modes of living and whose faithful pastors pare a report of the proceedings of the Meeting steady soul pursues his daily avocation, ever the appointment of as many members as may be Discipline has made at the duty of local preach. little deeds-not maracles, nor battles, nor one
They did it, as a free will n ilut now enforce that discipline. for the S. C. Advocate. mindful of them. He keeps a watchful eye on deemed necessary-to assist him in apportioning ers to aid the preachers in charge of the errouit, great heroicaet or martyrdom, make up the true
every Bishop and Elder in n 1 .r cannot I tell you, my brethren, that we pastors are In discharging this duty, the committee labor all, kst their interest flay; and, by a timely the amount among the individual members station or mission to which the bi-- :- --:: Christian life. The little constantanbeam, not
get the same method of Church extension re- the original cause of all the Church defection under some embarassment, The ext ii r Ir I 5 After this individual assessment has been made, plying the people with the = I .. the lightning, the waters of Shiloh, that go
i. .2,. .. .1 0 ( ,, .. .. -t . 0 ., ,, a. 3 3 a .. I I to desire tl .r we advise thabit be reporLet in the next church word, and that they shall accordingly be applied softly' in their meek mission of refreshment,
e. .I. .. .. .. I II I = el it would be tres= of the pupil He visits the sick among his 1 the in- to by him as soon as he caters on his work, Ac, not the waters of torrent, noise, and force, are
c able to su tain such wor is not now m the corruption began to flow in from external worldly passing too much on the calmous of the Advo- flock-sympathines in their sorrows-adminis- We vide Dis p. 87, sec. 12, par. 4: that this part the true symbols of a holy life.
Church It is folly for you, my brethren, to influences. To expect to preach it out is little cate, we hav 1 2. I them to some extent, ters to their wants and.points them tothesource would further recommend, that the duty of col- of the Disciphne be more uniformly attended to The avoidance of little evils, litthbins, little
hoodwink yourselves on this point. It is not more than a subterfuge for known negligence. presenting i. al portions which are of of all consolation. Are any destitute ? 11e lecting this assessment be not imposed upon one by both. To a want of a proper attention to inconsistencies, little weaknesses, httle follies,
among us, as once it was. To try to persuade Discipline is the Church's reliance. And disci- = 1 . .1 .r ith the resolu- makes diligout effort to rehave them, and if any I I .. . I to several who this wise provision, your committee believe may little indiscretions and imprudences, little foi.
yourselves up to that point, is a dangerous tam pline is in our hands; and if the Church suffers . = ..=. I or. were adopted. are in darkness by reason of doubt, he points lo neighborhood be traced one of the greatest hiudrunces to a I f self and of the flesh,
pering, both with sight and conscience. Our for want of discipline, we are both the prime and A. A. ADAms, them to the Sun of Righteousness. Ever mind- and their convenience proper, harmoolous and encient co operation of in ** si indecision, or sloven-
true duty is to ascertain thecauseof this regular the principal causes in the mischief. No one C. 10. JEWETT, Com. ful of then every want, he gives constant evi- ,4^ TF- -it -the -f tb=- ---0>-di ,i . I local preachers, that will tell lines or cowardice, little equivocation or aber-
Influx of moral evil among us, and of this fear- else can exercise discipline within your field but GEO. G. N. 31AODONELL, deace that his heart is in the glorious work be nity, rations from high integrity, little touches of
ful drainage of our once spiritual communion yourself-and you will not. You cut off this He is ever ready to rn any incid at to good of a large percent, be insisted upon early in the We furthermore e shabbiness and meanness, little bits of covetous-
with God. This done, and the proper preven- healing stream from the Church, of your own [The Editor is compelled reluctantly to take quarter, and banded over at once to the are Sunday schools .. .r I I ..I ness and penuriousness, little exhibitions of
tive used, and Methodism will again become the accord. Nooneevernaked youtodoit. Neither the responalbility of abridging somestillfurther, a preacher local brethren have appointments, that they en. *
F great moral power in the world. Letit drifton, could any one make you do it. Itell you, in as in some cases giving only a synopsis of the re- on, = II .= 1 .. . n, 5th. 1 .'i : I .1 3 , sch them in time to participate, if I I
and it will become a religious marsh, entreing faras the Church is either suffering or dying for port.] 1 i 1 every ci , the exercises of the schools, and temper, or erossnessorselfishnessorvanity; the
many to settle about it-asthe marsh will abound want of discipline, it is we indolent pastors that a year an amount of pork and corn necessary s , .ts on avoidance of such little things as these goes far
with flowers-but its distillations will be salow, are at the bottom of it. We must do our duty, on Tus arATE or unic cannon. -the good teacher is to the class. None are the support of preacher and family, for si 1, 11 that to make up at least the negative beauty of holy
religious poison in this important field, or we will scatter the From the information received, the Commit- neglected-every character is looked into and year, and thereby free the preacher from .t life. And then attention to the little duties of
The question now is, to whateause as original sheep- tee is able to report the condition of the Church I i... I r 1 .. 1 1 providing for himself and family after his ** 1 d at the day and hour, in pubbo transactions, or pri-
and principal shall we charge this falling off This has been my opinion all the time; but and that I 1 " s = L val on his work. After this provision has been tainment, and opening the way forgreaterfuture vate dealings, or family arrangements; to little
from primitive Methodistie Christian consisten. 1 1 g . myself for many years, ., I ** J n = fields of needy are visited and relieved. The flagging made, we believe it would be best to pay the usefulness in the local nainisery, we can recom- words, and books, and tones; little self-denials,
cy. There is in my opinion but one original I in n .. 1 al .. might judge me un- labor, revival it 1 p. -, 1 ] 1 1 . 1-..1 1 ,, preacher the remainder of his assessment quar- mend no better plan than the adoption of the and self-restraints, and self.forgetfulness; little
inlet of evil into any Church that ever stood fairly. But now again I am a pastor, I can- in awakening, a terly, in money, and permit him to make his own C li . r 1 Ti e Bible as to its plans of quies kindness and thoughtful consider-
upon as broad a foundation of moral discipline not only courteously but truly say-we pastors. tions to our Church, and in largely increased aright. Is a onscience-stricken purchases and otherwise use the same, in accord- r. = 1 .7 and theology; ation for others; to punctuality, and method,
as the Wesleyan Methodist Church did in its I confess, that if I leave my charge in disorder, seal and interest in the membership. They be- with sorrow ; little heart pant ance with his own taste and judgment. In short, is 5 Elements of Di- and true aimin the orderiagof a 1. -Ir.
organization and so long as its organie rules it is not chargeable upon Wesleyan Methodism lieve that the pastors generally have been more to know the love of Jesus ? What hand can supply him with money, so be need not contract ,,,, I .. I I Ruter's Church are the active developments of at 1.
were regarded by its members and enforced by as an integral element of it, neither upon the than ordinarily faithful and energetic in the dis- rest more softly on the httle head--what voice debts for his family supplies. n, ., I I. 2 ai Moral Philoso. rich and divine mosaics of which it is composed,
its pastors. This original cause of decline in moral diseIpline of the Church, as committed to charge of their pastoral duties, to which under more sweetly whisper words of hope intothelit- 6th. The amount necessary to the support of phy; and we Delieve that the passage of the What makes yon green hill so beautiful? Not
such a Church is the failure of discipline. Itis me for the preservation of Methodism intact-- God, they think may be ascribed the advanced tle ear, than the loving and beloved S. 8 teach- the Presiding Elder should be embraced in the character, and the ordination of local preachers, I the outstanding peak or stately elm, but the
in all eases true, that the law is not made for but it is chargeable upon me, as a negligent and advancing condition of the Church. The J * I I ., -. foregoing plan of assessment and collections- should depend upon the exanxis * I -ITI .1 ; ; composed
ge righteous. Discipline in the Church would pastor. I tell you, the Church-as the Church Quarterly (Tonferenceshave been generally well .. II I I . I ... Likewise all other collections for church purpo- upon these studies. For this;..., .. t* L I I 2 ... Itis of
only be a thing of story if it were not for the -is ready for renovation, looking forit, longing attended, have been of unusual interest and our precious little ones for usefulness, for holi. ses may be included, if thought best, and thus urge the Quarterly Conferences 0 I. 0 I I . = 1 ... I up; and
alsobedient. But when these arise, disciplineis for it. I say the Church. All these irregular .. : 1 ii = the members and the neighbor ness and heaven, avoid as much as possible, annoying the congre- to adopt this course of study, a a g .. --1 11 1. I 1- .. .great save
the only safeguard of the Church-and the innovators are not of the Church-never were of =. they have been held. The Ynr Committee wo id respectfully submit gation with has collections mittees of examination. We would & ,;'al ' ' ** I -1 e ' e., will ftud
sooner it is appealed to, the better it will be for it. Methodism never owned them-nester will Presiding Elder has been abundant in 1.. g .,ig I .1 7th, and lasdy. We advise that these assess- see a law emanating from our General Confer. little in Bible characters to admire or copy.-
both parties-the Church and the offender. All own them. They are a class of foreigners, that argd other labors, and whenever circu. = = so == .. be appointed ments be full and liberal. ence requiring a course of study by all lieen Dr. Bonar.
the history of the Church will prove that in this must come in or get out. Discipline is our test justified and indications favored, he has contin- to digest a regular gradation of study, from the tiates and applicants for deneon's and elder's
case it is eminently true, that delay is danger. oath. Bring them to it at once. You are the ued for days in hearty co-operation with the :, 1 .. i .. I I ... I g ON PARSONAGEs. orders among local prehchers. THE DIFFERENCE.-Mrs. 0- Was 000 day
ous. At least we may declare it so. Our his- exeentive trustee of Methodism as it was, and is. pastors and others in protracting the meetings. .. 3,, -- I I = =1 .1 Your Committee f2nd that several of the cir- In conclusion, we present the following reso- visiting an aged man, a friend of her father, and
tory and the observation of our aged ministers You can preserve it from corruption if you will. The Committee say: We regret, that tion of the d. 8. throughout the District and ouits, stations and missions on this District have lations for your adoption: one who was associated with him in early life.
prove this fact clearly, that preaching against No one else can within your charge, while you amid so much to encourage, we are compelled have the same published in the Southern Chriet- no parsonages Some few charges have provided 1 Resolved. That we recommend to the Though differing widely in sentiment, the two
worldly excesses in utterly unavailing. No good hold the key. You must do it, or bear the to notice some remissuess, in respect to very im- ian Advocate. suitable parsonagesand have made theirpreacher ministers of this District espedally, and to our old men still felt a deep interest in each other.
. is ever done noril the issue of membership is blame and the shame of not doingit. Woebe to portant duties. Some of our brethren neglect 2d. We suggest the necessity of having some and his family very comfortablewhilst, on others brethren generally, that they be careful to culti- Mr. S- had been one of those who run after
made upon the law of membership. And then, the idle pastors, who hold the oilice and let in family worship and the prayer meeting. This person charged with the S S. interests of the they exist but is name, being of so inferior vate arid cherish the warmest mutual sympathy the world and overtake it. All that it can give
it is wonderful how few ever madly fly off. the rot among the flock, and make no official ought not so to be. Religion cannot abound and District whose duty to shall be to travel over the character as scarcely to deserve the name of and brotherly love, and always be ready to he had obtained. Now, he inquired of the state
I assume therefore, that whatever we have effort to dispel it by legal interference. Brethren, the cause of Chrietflourish where these privileges country to encourage and build up Sunday- parsonage. We would urgently call the atten- bear each other's burdens, and so fulfill the of his friend, whom he knew to be in aircumstan-
lost, in the way of moral and spiritual Church our good old Methodism is in labour now. Help and duties are neglected. Our ministerial school in existence, and to search out destitute tron of the stewards and of the people to this law of Chries." ces of far less external comfort than himself.
character and power, we have lost by failure in her, and we will soon show you her second brethren are earnestly requested to urge these places where new ones can be established and to important subject. In this Distriot, affording as 2. Resolved, That we earnestly urge the As he listened to the story of his patience in
the exercise of disciplide at the right time and heavenly offspring. duties from the pulpit and in pastoral visits establish the same and see them properly provi- is does, the greatest abundanceofoheap building local ministry to make all business subordinate enffering, and of the cheerfulness with which he

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could look forward, either to alongerpilgrimage of the Kingdom begin to prevail. They are probation eight candidates for full admission This address, full asit was with sound, pran- Alabama University, was made she recipicatof rations were large, the people attentive-and to pay the exliensetiof some
in this world, or to the hour of death, his con- more disposed to look to their pastors as leader, into the church, and there are others who are tical sense, abounded likewise in wit, entire that degree, is one of the Alurani of the noble the Lord was with us. Twenty-nine valuable lege The Faculty are not
science applied the unexpressed reproach, and whom they are to follow nod imitate and help, almost persuaded to be Christians-halting be- and happy play upon words, and sparkled with Institution which conferred it. I received a accessione--backshders reclaimed--Christians tuition to a single student.
he exclaimed: "Yes, yes, you wonderleannot tween, two opinions. We have two day-sehools rare beauty: communication from Col. Johnson, President of strengthened-family altars erected, were the ronage and they will do muc
be as quiet and happy too; but think qf the instead, as heretofore, of leaving to them all the in operation, in which are about 25 boys, who At night, the exercises were continued, and the College, announcing the action of the Board realts of the meeting here. ry preacher bestir himself.
difference; he is going to his treasure and I-I work of the church, and expecting them by ser- are engaged studying Christian books, under the spacious chapd was densely crowded by an in his case, immediately after it transpired, and At Pleasant Grove on the first Saturdpy inst., pro I = el. I e. *I .
must leave mine." mons and pastoral visits to break down the Christian teachers. They constitute an inter- intelligent audience. Another 1 ** was in Auburn when the official document, re- we commeneed a meeting-continued only two
kingdom of darkness. They are saying, here esting Sabbath-achool class, and are = r : ladies read compositions-all good, a : porting it, was received by snail, at the same days. Three joined. It was a good time.- upon you in a great degree d
and there "lead and we will follow-direct and their minds an immense amount 1 .1. II rare beauty. The music pleased, and the ad- time with the one addressed to Rev. Annes Fq We were not able to protract, but we have ap- our enteiprise. You gave to
r ' Christian truth. The teachers are young men, dress of Dr. Craven equalled any we overheard Dowdell-so that you will hazard nothing in pointed another meetingfor that place. At Many gave largely. The w
b31Lif t '. 6 fl5t!RK 018 $. we will do"-and no longer expecting strategy whom we design to instruct with a view to The whole elected great 3 I li 2, which has, of course, Dawson, and the remaining appointments, we College as it visited you. P
or diplomacy to win in this war, they are coming future usefulness. Upon the whole, our work ble President, Rev. A. G. ., 4 at 3 I .. expect to protract meetings, and we are expect- it, consecrate your means to i
up, shoulder to shoulder, to storm the breast- is in a healthful condition, and our prospects able and zealous assistants. Very truly, your sons. In the hands of
MACON GEORGIA, AUGUST16,1867 works of the enemy. When the spirit is gener- brightening. A. MEANS. I li .y co-laborer on the circuit, and his accomplished assoesat
al, Methodism-Christianity, of which Metho- hThe le it oflour f udlies remhaern n epaou deduction. Our ople w e deligl ted at wh [We are glad both that the degree was con- s anadd e aSler a is ate am 2 ] n h 'no I y h
GROWTH OF THE CHURCK. dism is only a working form, having its only vi- much dreaded summer will be here soon. I do they saw and heard, and pronounced the whole Arred on our early friend and College mate, and different appointments, of as noble a band of the Church of God. The n
tality in work-will move forward again, as a re- not, however, apprehend anything like an epi- a grand success. that we have learned.the fact. We found in no local preachers as can be found on any circuit. 4th September. For particu
Our Saviour has taught us to pray, "Thy sistless wave, bearing all before it. demic or even an unusual season, paper the statement that President Dowdell had Brother Wm. Hays, the pioneer of Methodism James F. Dowdell, LL. D.,
kingdom come, Thy will be done on earth as is May we not hope, that this week, devoted so Will you please call the attention of all those received the degree; but learning the face by- in South Western Georgia, Homer Mulkey, Lu- D
is in heaven, and f ar ages has this petition general b our church to self examination and who may be interested in the fact, to the mail letter, we added his name to the list we found eius G. Evans, Thos. Hoyleformerly of Tennes- G
7 7 service of the West Pacille Company, which gtfg@gg (g(g see, have labored with us most auecessfully. I B.
been ascendin c to the Father. The answer to prayer and renewalof vows, will see the inaugu extends to China and Japan. The postage on floating about in the papers. Had we known am glad to be able to state that Babbath schools August 3d,1867.
is would include the perfection of the church- ration of a glorious era of eflicient labor in the letters from America to China is only ten cents, the fact now stated, we would have added Dr. are appreciated by the people on this circuit.-
the attainment of its11211growth; and, therefore, church-in which the most gifted and the hum- I believe, and from the first of July next will Samford's name. Enimoa.] Out of eight appointments, we have six schools.
it would seem approp e to expect that the pe- bless of its members shall an every way co- come to hand monthly, whereas via Southamp- LETTER FROM THE GOUNTRY. The school at Dawson is succeeding gloriously. To the Presiding Elder

m a 6: Itttr m no t nurthe d o ai n ie ry u I t nglass a t e one 0 .--- * LETTER FROM BALTIMORE. THos. T. UnisaxAN. Sear Brethren o ee
we fear, the inference does not hold, as to thous ed in the top of the monetains, and shall be ex- thence. In haste Mr. Editor:--Ihaveltold you the worst things Mr. Editor:-I cannot remember the time ATLANTA DIBTRICT, NORTH GEORGIA CON. of the several Districts is resp
ands who offer the prayer; although it will take alted among the bills; and all nations shall flow Youse J. ALIEN. boutsour circuit when the Southen e th lapnee Idvoca ed uno runsuced ly I anasb Ed rise with the sqimst hat a
nolongprocessof argumenotoconvincethehumb- intoit." bmmetre one son a v.,v, +Lose never valued it so touch as now l am almost addition to the meeting at Marietta, where more prompt collections:
lest think th notta laboarfor theexten o THE CHINA MISSION. DR. Paacs's ARTICLES ON THE CHURCH.- a I as I I afra d to mp] mentoywreo I hr an T100 enceedsioounts whnhe h]ech whAdl"orne won In cONFERENCE

member, who, though he prays, yet never so la- Dr. Schon makes no appeal, this week, to the at chion lt hue o ti e as ev ofor NHing 3 peer estimxa on enxtperimental alig on, nd ] : 1 mi who3wa ritsh and a blesseditwo eia nowdn progre there is aD .t, ....... ,,, .
burs.hol3y what right es any onedexcuse preachers, whose importance we most respect be presumed to read them; but we mention will be a delight . ... = last few Advocates have been especially enter connebumsome 30 ad I onsThonjonverse ,bo Jacksonville Distriot,....

as duty mad nonon by em vine law, that t, paear a Te taobj"si o run 1,eb tT h to re otli preacher or member should be so Innonina there etsuch a feeling of being at taintina correspondent of yours, John Tryon; I 20 MO ordL 8ratShiloh and a pl h Mis io Tallahassee District,....
alleh reh-me nbershall contribute to the growth do its best, quickly, cheerfully, Irberally. Let counsels of this vener f90bb re igidingly a som There I allattle cons a t that bret think Ilcould ate the won afdweriento tr@ a Wesley.Chapel, DeKalb county; 23 additions Aggregate amount,....

ch ngmw a < o la an othh all be ne that i possilbde ad he Master will dl".osn eloquent" who ee a ut 1 mmon nenst el a g 0 2 a Lisr too,. niz ma
added stratum Coin an overflow of religious ex- of Foo 2 u8ee er e 1 nthis aqeal these masterly essays a ters, and dearclose kindreduoula. The sin- "M.P," when have we had better? and now heore is inu o ch re Al heret Jacksourille District,....
citement le htuhreelacondition of legitimate in- Christian Advocate an interesting letter from "Tus CanisTIAN NExonson."-We sup- li lal}o I kniethae d o ma at Those letters cofhBishtohpe McTy re to cam ald conversions up to this writing. To God be all Tallahassee District,....
orease. is a living organism, an the Rev. Young J. Allen, one of our mission. pose that our old friend and brother, the Rev. I to occur to any one. parts of Maryland-only there the military is the praise. Aggregate amount,......
its growth must be from within; and all its aries to China. horn this letter we make S. H. Browne, sent us a Prospectus of his pro- seemed very property used to keep Southern members out, and here hicDonovan, GA.-The Rev. John Bright Resolution 5th of the "
normal increase is, must be, by assimilation of pretty liberal extracts, that his friends here may posed paper; but, if so, it did not reach us; us. Our minds were "in frame." Several 'bore b brought into use to put them out.- writes: There is a meeting of considerable mittee on Education," adop
the surrounding elements-taking them Into be provoked by his seal and steadfastness to a and a copy having come to us from another witaeas for Christ," who had never before taken 1: ... the property there, on the grand interest in progress in this place; aix or eight ence at its last sessionis as
itself-maksue them part of its own organic liberality worthily corresponding thereto source, we publish it to give currency to another part us a love feast. O, we will never forget 1 with them, I sopoose' have embraced religion, sum of 8300 be divided amo
abructure, and endowing them with its own vital that b eased faily talk. There was no lack of ,, he congregation. Here tricts by the Joint Board
There is a great work beginning here-now enterprise on foot to bless the world and hasten witnesses.. I believe they would have talked they claim icon the ground that the property la raised by collections in each
functions. Excitement, popular Impulses, fash is the time, the opportune moment, to prosecute on the kingdom of Christ. Brother Brow * hour. How differ- deeded to the M. E. Church, and we are not< Wofford College Alumni Association, possible, for the expense of
ion, superstition, power, policy, may add thous- to. The field, the harvest is great, but the 18- an able and indefatigable minister, and 5 "love-feast," from that Church. Our people in the country give man for the minrstry, and
ands of communicants and professors to the borers are few, ri heartily into whatever he undertakes, and I old, stiff, formal, dead Mr. Editor:- At the late Commencementof aments be forwarded to th
church, and yet make it weaker by the addition of our Zion-let I public ma ect from him a d er it I '-1. Woford College, the Alumni Association was Committee on Education."
-indeed, bring upon it incurable paralysis. patience so praye 5 : I *LI y exp goo pop . = = secret of having such copnlians. reorganized, and the former officers re-elected ASSESSMEN
crowned with success I to see the day Really, I am a poor hand to Generally, the men who go with the South for the ensuing year, towit:
The learned, the noble, the rich, the powerful, when the vigorous ubiquity our self-denying Tuz REv. W. H.TnouAs says, in a business from the beginning of it I are poor. The wealthy cling to the Northern President, Geo. Colleld, E I s Tampa District,....
the great multitude even may profess allegiance itinerancy shall < s breadth letter, that perhaps it would be a matter of in- was sure that it would be a good meeting; be. Church. There are firms who have made large Rev. J. W. Humbert, Secretary and Treasurer, Ocala District,...
to it, yet, by me that, degrade it from its high of this land. und us terest to old friends in the up-country to know cause the preacher who conducted it, our dear sums in Southern trade, and who still do, who Sam'I Dibble, Esq., Annual Orator, and Rev. Jacksoeville District,.,,,
position, as a pure sauctuary of true religion; Joung men who in the his whereaboutse." He would say to them, that old pastor, veteran of many campaigns in the are among the sternest fees of the Southern W. W. Duman was elected alternate. Tallahassee District,....
and all because they have not been drawn into work of evange = I ung in- he is on Sumterville Cs., Fla., one hundred miles grand, heroxo days of Methodism, enfo3ed it Church. There are several houses engaged in Geo Colleld, SM Dawkins, Rev A J Stokes,
, structed and trained for helpers and preachers, with all his heart. 11e loved th and grain trade, and in the North Rev A J Stafford, AA Me P Unmby and TB Aggregate amount,,...
res life, and, with it, rooted in Christ. They and we hope from this time ibrth to be able North of Tampa Bay and two hundred South stints in this form of it. He a shipping and turpentine business, of Anderson were appointed a Committee of Ar- Annanw J.
have been superimposed-laid over at like a constantly to increase our numbers and thrust of the Georgia line-pretty well for one who his youth as his children in Christ stoodupaud this kind. rangements. Chm'n,
garment, rich it may be in texture and orna- them out as fast as the means art .1 -:... I .. ..., .s the Blue Ridge. He is told of God's way with them, rejoicing in If it were not for professedly Southern peo- The following preamble and resolutions were
ment, and adding largely to its dignity and to sustain them. They are our s 1 -- and ilghting mosquitoes. ple in the Northern Church; if it were not that adopted.

ertshi gw blyn 12 etesmother a" dd h si n IIe says ---"It is trueblehave ad a bil worr" My conclusion, '7 men iwho had been ersecutedefor theid uthern Whereas, the Alum s9sration To the Prea e sCordhee
of iron armor would do. Its true growth is of the Board, and urged that im nediate provi- ministry preachers did but We are, by God's good gracegrowing rapidly whereas, a numberof her most worthy members Dear Brethren:- The ti
from within, and its increase is organic, like folk sion be made to avail to the utmost extent pos. would follow. Do to the country. We ought to have at least twen- have laid their lives upon the altar of their quarterly Conferences you wi
age and fruit, part of itself-drawing life from sible of their services. Once get the work How L. Q. O. LAMAR.-At the recent com- ly love the circuits in Pennsylvania; but, alas! Penn- country: and whereas, we the members of said Advocate. Please inform m
the vital fluids circulati in the arent stem-- properly organized, .and an ellicient corps of mencement of Davideon T'ollege, Meeklenburg them, and .1 I ,i I sylvania is like Tennessee-a State; and if Association do cherish an abiding interest for J =.1 e. I .. 1-..
ag p native helpers in the field, and it will not be county, N. C., the honorary degree of Doctor of tions of the Elders ?" The people are quick to we were to go there, we would have to with- our Allus Mater and for the cause of liberal ed-
whose root is in Christ see the difference stand mobs and riots-at least so think some ucation-
Therefore, external prosperity and popularity a ri = .1, r .\ . ..d, Laws was conferred on Hon. L. Q. C. Lamar' = class . I 1 1 ; 1 .. friends. This thing is Resolved, That we as members of the Alumni I = 4 / of the
are not sure indications that the church is grow. ited to the : -4 .. 1. as church literature, formerly of Georgia now Law Professor in the 1 = our ,... . . a . e do send some zealous Association of WoEard College do acknowledge you are required to make to
ing. Its most vigorous growth has f .. :='. ;. 1 = r .. al : .. I .., _. 1 the work of Unsveresty of Massassipps held a session of at I--r Jersey and Pennsylva- the hand of Almighty Godin whose Pro ence ence, ready for me at these
aparison, will --- al; 4. F.=.. se 1 4.. I ** ets. I mean, many, very we have oiace more assembkd. not remind you that the Con
been during times of adversity, por E 1 r .. r Tas IIOME MONTHLY (Nashville: Professor ,, I 3 ,r us.,%...,,, ,,, , ,, I. . Led and uncomforted to Resolved, 2nd. That we roost deeph . 3 . . 2 => as
persecution. Great names added do not prove Would that our people could be awakened to Stark, SS) for August has been delayed for an general state of the = t I 1 utified is the Northern the loss of our esteemed and honored =
that it is growing. "The rich in faith" are the lofty conceptions of what awaits their faith- engraving of Gen. Lee, which after all, is n ,i Ti report, and they the represents Church w>th one party that the other party will and also the untimely death of other I r .... I ,
oftenest found among the poor, and humble, and ful efforts in the China mission. What if the furnished-the editor is not to blame. The ar I h at all. .
of such it =0 11.1. ?_1 _ In what P.ast buy hqn nlyw and grbrousband each soul I a : lethodest is doing 2 our next tended to soon. I hope to b
meill, by I . t .4 divine so- anet as nana kinlansekifon Woman are excellent The so .- * It would astonish you to 1 I:, .e y,- .. . .1 .
i i i d h l i h i i f d
ee I. n
man in their inee ri a

n la thI

poral or spiritual A change however, one way
or the other, must soon come. Pray fo
Your Brother in Christ,
D. D. Cox.

To th TravocingPreachse th a veral
Churob, South
Dear Brethren:- The time is rapidly ap-
rechingdorph tisagd of on Coo erene
kntion to the importance and necessity of mak-
ing the collection provided for in the Discipline
rn or go nd oin ic M sadonsinWe are

I h nt ptrbo et rtio to r ennb
erable amount could be raised for the cause of
Im to
his's be no wish to write a lengthy appeal

on1t e t. I rea importanhee an
prompt, united, and hberal effort must be made,
or all our missionary laterests must and will suf-
for great loss. In many Conferences but little
has been done toward the present support of
missions, or the payment of the old debt.
We feel most deeply on this subject-and

effort upon the part of the whole Church.
The colleetsons for Foreign and Domestic
missions should be kept separate, and in that
manner be reported to the different Annual Con-
We sincerely hope for a favorable report from
each Conference E. W. Snow,

Aug. 16-3w, See'y. Foreign Missions,

Friends of Education I Read the following
and respond with name and post-oilice.
By war and its d .. I
lost one hundred the

1 as yCeo a 0 el iv ftndand8 that

tG 1 gm us be ttjn ''hheceem rThn .d e
country alike demand it. We cannot aford to
do without it. We must have an able Presi-
dent, an able Faculty, more apparatus, more if-
brary-repairs are needed-a contingent fund
lasanecessary . Ii Ji ,i 1,,,,
"NJ desperandum."
I propose a new plan: I will not ask for hun-
dreds or thousands-not now, perhaps never,
I do not want your capital; you can ke it.
could no ri est it satist 10 ti e b spy

can- us I want some interest, just a little, and
for the sake of system and certainty, letus form
n ENDOWMENT AssocIATION, have a Preal-
ent, Seeretary and Treasurer, meet annually at
Oxford, have a speeebb a grand celebr eq--

Now, then, 1 propose to be one of fee hundred
no olUection to fue thousand) to annually
20 for the support of Emory Co/ Lec all

on by ra n on
art. The subscriber can pay quarterly, mani,
. . 11, ... 11 .. his own convenience.

5edwillh deeoo 1 f d it nwill2t
I appeal to the slumni-to the Methodists of
eo gitpr aelters an embe e e is

young man in Col.
now able to gave
Enlarge their pat-
h for na. Let eve-
Work and pray:

= would say,
epends the late of
it, many of you.
r has visited the
ray for itsoork for
t. Hend forward
President Dow
es your sons will

Tp suetl sa
ext session begjns
lars address Rev.
Anburn, Ala.
B. Ross.

s of the Florida

Ilowing assenament
ectfully submitted,

s int aTd

$ 300

900 00

e ... 1,300 00
....$3,000 00
ors. 8 52

... 167 50
... 227 50

.............8525 00
eport of the Com-
ted by the Confer-
follows: "That the
ng the several Dis-
of Finance, to be
charge as early*as
educating a young
that the several
e Chairman of the

.....8 30 00
50 00
.. 90 00
... 130 00

....5300 00
Board of Finance.

Maebn Distriot-

me for your fourth
ll find in the B. C.
e through Brother
directed to Gor-
a to the places of

statistical reports
the Annual Confer-
onferences. I need
ference year is fast
-hat you do in the
le support of the
hers, widows and
, etc, must be at.
e able to fill all my
.. ...

t v tes, an t e resu t s, t e commune caton o
an energetic 1:11, similar to its own, to all who

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has his oiHee-and the humblest members-as
the world esteems men--oftentimes, contribute
to it most largely. On this principle only can

weeaecount fr us ch that is patent in the pro-
gr ty.
We have often seen congregations, large, rich,
made upof men of influence and women of high
soelal position, with a popular preacher to guide
them, making little or no increase-only draw-
ing to itself hereditary membersand those whom
Providence has driven to the shelter of the
church,-mot those whom the gospel has awak.
enedand won away from the world. The preach-
may be h n 8, earnest, faithful--and mourn

is foiled. The lack is in his membership. His
church is not an evangehaing church It has
only enough life to sustain it in the proprieties
of external Christ e w o deedo- omkeerb

with Christ in the gospel-men and women jeal-
ous for God's honor and filll of zeal for His glo-
The astor as ex d in his put it and
ry p pecte
pastoral efforts, to doall the work which Christ
has devolved, not on hirh only, but on thengere-

The tree as deal at the top-and, if the heart
were exposedit would be found decayed; hence,
the foliage is not vigorous or the fruit abundant.
On the other hand, the church, whose mem-
bers toork, will always grow. Work so a sign of
vitality, and the life that is in it communicates

law ock o so 6, h e
members are so alive to its interests that they
attend to all the practical duties that pertain to
their profession, wait on all the general and so-
oial servicesof the sanctuary, co-operate heartily
with the pastor, aid him according to their mena-
ure in his labors, and we will show you a grow-
ing church. Its members may be poor-the
great, the wise and the learned may pass it by,
but it ill gro .adeAndethe material which it

dragged up from site lowest plane of vice, per-
hope, the added members will be cleansed and
sanctified and made efficient co-laborers in the
further extension of the church. How often
h le
gave wese aheiw e tp a ro n-
low-members to the same standard of effreient
interest in the kingdom which they themselves
have reached, and then, by their labors alone,
d mb th their fell mb
ge rate e I entribborhoods, byw-mesime
means of Sunday schools, exhortations and pray-
To such simple means the greatest part of the
early success of Methodism is due. And we
trust, that the day is dawning when theseinstrti-
mentalities will be again brought into universal
activity. A long night of indolence has rested
upon us. Our material prosperity in other days

:ld 4 el o r r
after wealth, gave little t me to the demands
upon them for Christian labor. But there are

the contest. Their apathy seems dissolving
Better views of their relations so she progress

7 /
anal sacrifice and labor de-

e em a n r on on n e I r d
members we can t get more than fifty to class. one who works harder than he does. The cor-
meeting, on the average, though sometimes as dial sympathy you feel for the Episcopal Meth.-
many as seventy Eve will come outat once, if it s odist is, I am sure, reciproeated, and I hope
%od I I like nett chub nerall continue to urge on your readers its
of some r I 3 -a : seed to know I 1 . I tr farming and m
long ago. I have known one who had an "ave -1 Price C rrent fr
rage" of five out of three hundred-"ifat was a I **- et reports of all the
good day"-and, when the poor man logt heart markets every week in its columns.
and gave it over for a season, he also had afew Will you allow me, Mr. Editor, to turn aside
ninee t is wehdob t d2e lbetath r gat a lesiastical and give a little notice to see-
tended when they had opportunity. If you It has been apparent to all our people, that
1 s. *.7- 1 tr changed,

Strange or ght to have it. To tbs tt .r s = 1 DeatMm h
small nda er that the late enejleConfemace have been m Maryland I have given the subject

class meetings, ne* at e n, -i 1 Exhausted land here is first broken very dee -
but as "a means on : I -. ly by two horses to a heavy plow. It si.
on in own ., sun, ano . .
of blessing--th 1 .si graced lived at I alph e rk eruses

corn is gathered and the land is boned-about
We are "insisting bn affamily altar in every 700lbs of ground bones applied-and it is then
house." There vere about twenty brethren put in grass and wheat. It is left in pasture
present at this conference, and the fact was for several years and is considered made. Irish
brought out that all but one had a family altar, potatoes are manured with Peruvian guano-
and he withsobsand cears, pOomised to go home Turners Excelsioris much used on tobacco.-

There is an earnest of "a good time coming" I =1 yourselves.
: I : 1 I and circuits being I' = = .. .12 for years
re established-elass to come import bones or bone dust. Sherman
meetings an a ofeasts reviving-this is a glo- : P. I
rious "reconstruction." We can't get along 3
without family religion-nothing can substitute Aly triends advise against all guanos but Pe-
the family all r b . . 1 ., ruvian, and Peruvian purchased from the agents

Ty nae father another, children. No man aAge n aka he ds t ron an
ini ib ratitrack-slidhe6hollqyfakhfill to the blessed I 1
God designs every house to be a Bethel and article as a good one. By shipping your cotton
every father a prica. I cannot give up the fam- heie, at least to such amount as you may need,
ily altar, I have known and loved it so long.- you can have guano and plantation supplies
La 1 ca r d such an ialere yellave fur he a litg friends in Georgia, in Burke
day I see it all-mymother's room and the lit. Monroe, Polk, Newton, Washington, etc., maf
tle chair in which last looking up to the noble write to me for any service in introducing them,
and kind face of our father and "priest," a 1 * * ** 3 [ will
qad in the ever new and wondrous Book. ' ** r = .r = 1 .. as to

is ] .. ., .. [- I ] a , a 6, if I n, ei ,, j** / .ve d
thy servant depart la peace." The fire on that a ' It is on
altar has never gone out, and "the Lord being -
our helper," it mere shall. How much of the I 2 =*II I * i. . ..i
little I do know of@od and religion Ilearned don'tsett your land. Gried up the bones, en
in my glad childheal around that altar! h the soil, open the mines and let politics
The tone and temper of all the Northern pa-
pers indicate, that only those who please i
them will be admitted to Congress, and this tone
and temper we cannot change.

labEarnestly endearplug, my dear brother, "to grow I be on il, ant7I ra
not for Hr and leakave patience"-fainting to your erasures than tomine-so good night.
ine's am as ever, G. G. Sun
l g

an t may be that for every coalr
opened a compound return shall be unde. I

2.9"?:: El \h I 1 y
findeth to do, do it with all thy might," is my
motto and watchword in its prosecution.
The Chinese mission has long been a sort of ceh and hanhame
but destitute to a great extent of its vitality and
energy. The last five years of its existence
have been extremely pertlous, yet securely passed
notwithstanding its entire separation from you.
I hope, therefore, that wise counsels and lib-
o ao7t kobbeta too sa dae rio %pur
During the trying period above alluded to, your
m soonaries did not suffer want, but our mental

jtand anz ies f or the fat al 8, en k
ursel sa hu rm s

available. The evil effects, however, of our em-
barrassments and seenlar engagemenys upon our
abureb and other churches here were deleterious

a I e ree 2 to
calling by the amount of profit in cash realiz-
able therefrom, they naturally came to the con.
clusion that money is the paramount considera-
tion and chief motive of our efforts Show me
your money and I will show you my faith, is
the rule of Chinese practice, and our example

are wrongly excited. He have not safered
physical destitution-are not heroes in distress.
We have always, so fur, been able to secure a
livelihood and maintenance by effort, and are
doing so even now, both brother L. and myself
but the Mission, the Mission needs all yoursym-
pathies and demands your speedy assistance
ne et setr i no sep tteanatee cehto
liquid the la wae incan del re ig ixt
mention to the prosecution of our legitimate
labors The debt is fully due, and our anxiety
to receive the promised remittance is great. A

roeu et i akddyme bt a apo o
to have done with the darkness and suspense of
the past, and enter upon a new and unembar-
rassed career

1 11T in + or -t -3 ] :- e- , ..
11 I .. si e. . r el I .. =

the meantime we prosecute our work as far as
possible. My position in the school is a desir
able one, and it is a question in my mind
whether, under the best of circumstances, it
would no}nb IIbif possie tonholudt

an anti-foreign Tartar, who substituted an in-
different Chinese scholar, a friend of his, not-
withstanding the whole school and the Literary
Chancellor entreated to the contrary. I was
restoreddestinMardenh on t e Crl7ua uof

school is in connection with the Chinese College
of this place, and comists at present of about
forty pupils, mostly from 12 to 20 years of age,
and of the better class of society. I serve them

4 .t : a = thee hoursaftneerh
noon and the Sabbath for the regular mission
employment, during which exme I preach in the
chapels and also make btmonthly visits to our
on d si re d kd3r

Nan Talang I baptised the infant daughter of
our native assistant last quarter, and admitted

ilil:dM e ch2 rto t
one of them a student formerly taught by me
in the Government School. We have now on ,


enar I se o

RIrins, TO Duncan and J J Palmor
ed f6oolved, 4th. Thatwedulyappreciate the up-
Yofford p'ro t and material aid a behdalf of
upon our motto,
that our own Alma Mater being sustained, may
have a career of unprecedented and
renown-a blessing to the Churchpo7%T st-a
blessing to the country.

edRea medd5th. That th Saebentary ebaemr questd
resolutions to the S. C. Advocatefoppublication
J. W. Human, Sec'y

ro userreachersorthementgomewoonference.
. .. ,
1 1 -.. Comment

teeshave engaged theservicesofthe h us
lyaud laborious Faulty. The and an Co r-
mitteewere present during the late Commence-
ment d
orderlexeressesge a were impressed twith e
young men of the College. ephe Facult e

ex raised overia is part he e todhoe parental care
and partly to the high moral and rel ous tion,
of the community. We ii one
=- .*of in re especsacar leased
and the students SeeepMotr 1 rather Wood,
are said to have the ministry in viewyoung men
Brethren canwenot sustain one Male College ?

buti a to varlo at pr oef h II
c we not show the same real and enterprise
energy in building up a nursery for the
y ng, a school for the prophets in our own
was anTh tyndears mus tRandolpo n acon
stream of comeerated learning has gone forth to
bless tim land and to repay the Church a thou-
san ook at the result---McTyeire,

lyer9The a kPreshe Hardyr Kogerdand see
We have the b ilding, large and commodious,
I I an] tried and accomplished.
I .I = central and healthy, and

n elli dr in community as refined,
gent an religious. President Dowdell,

io is new oh a 3bthe
stry and the cause of education. Prof Darby
s known over the whole country as a chemist
naturalist. It is worth all the./ees to attend
is lectures alone. Besides, he latends estab-

en 0 gAgriculturalplChemistryT
ill be a popular adjunct, as the attention of the
country as nowespeexallydirectedtotheimprove-
ment of soils. Prof. Dunklin has been well a
nown to one ofothe undersigned for twenty d

adas a Te d9epa t en d poemal e secom-
istinguished in Mathematics while a student in
mory College, and has devoted many .years to
nsttcLion a the same science. 18

e feo at e e. he
rom 100 to 150 atudents. The people demand

uneducated ministry. We rnnot t t- st

b f ordy a ed a d
d; bring xt before each Church meeting if
t no ev n ornay findhoome ircuitaill n


C Ent e t o
St Bartholomewset., Sept 26, attheOrangeburg
District Meeting, at Cattle Creek camp ground
October 3d-6th, and at the Marian District
meeting at Darlington, October9th.

Ilo A
of theNORARYr- t he recent Commenceme
y gia, egr
Doctor of Divinity was conferred on the Rev.
Joseph 8. Key, of the South Georgia Confer,

enmoaf hD obeeesIter Mr. Beekwith, Bishop
rg .

New Advertisements.
stitution of the South Carolina Conferenen opens
on Oct. Sd. It is under the Presidency of that
experienced teacher, Dr. A. W. Cummings. It==
proximity e o ghe vaesad a n-

to edueste from home; and the renown of Spar-
tanburg for its healthfulness and religious priv~
ileges commendait to public favor.
PLANTATION ron SALE.-Relying on theex-
collent character of the Rev. B. J. Baldwin, of

nation in lower Georgia, the offer he makes to
purchasers in this week's paper.
EAsT ALL CoolEas.-Our subscribers in
the Montgomery Conference must not overlook
the appeal for this Institution. What we have
said recently of th value to the church in their
respective States of Wofford and Emory Col-

e a intonthis Institution in its relations

ST. TIMorn's HALL, MD.-This Institution
is under the care of Mr. E. Parsons, a Southern
Methodist-and he is assisted by Dr. Bledqoo,
Dr. Huston, and other eminent gentlemen,


of a t ti ielopenin ofbthe nextuteran

Rev. A. G. Stacy, A. M., is maklog this a very
popular Institution. Judging from the print
sent us, we can say that it is a beautiful place
with ample anTh D Ing ntPT gith

a full account of the late Commencement, from
whiehwomake some extracts:
"On Sunday, the Commencement Sermon was

e ]eePCeo t Tprtit Oto e 17
were prepared to hear a line discourse, but we
confess we were surprised and delighted at the

Baltirr4re, Jidy 31.

Dawson Circuit-S. G. Conference.
Mr E<
with revilitor:- A no chhe Lord visited,
At Dover tlpeow rk commenesdon thbs cardtait i

ho be)he C r ere)o a cao te
tized with heavenly fire. Th were al ebbap- f
ed the second Sabbath in Jul mTh to em ra a
we were at Bachel contin74bo Ch r

On Saturday befo/ the 4th Sabbs e
menaced a meeting at New Hope. 2 e n

large-hearted, liberalized andatatesmanlikeviews
s ruo ts
y, Jonw T
expressed. Gowanaula, July 1881. RYoN.
th ()n Mo day morning, we Tret edple n t!
Commencement exercises afforded. After d
grand chorus by the class, the entertainment IIon W. g gamford, LL. D.
proceeded by solos, duets, &c., and the reading Mr. Editor:--In tbo Advocate, of 2d Aug,

o thoen se n een w & 8 I a
so well written and read, that we wrote opposite omission to which leg leave to call your at-
to it on the programme, superb; and so on, good, tendon. The degree of LL. D. was conferred

uo in 1 n ec a y, shefe 1 one lam a 8, burn,
After the naghladice, came Major C. Dowd. nexion with our houged and beloved Bishop
of this city, is address on Mathematics. Pierce, and the Weid1 President of the East


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little upgrade just now, but tootion will over- I . I . I a be .. <= 1 I I . *, q Turpentine quiet at 531. Rosin steady, but not A Plantation for sale.
come resistance. Give us a start. The machine .1 - .. 5 .= I .its. . .... as * == so native, at 2 80 to 2 87.
will run, if you will push. One shove, any offeringuponheraltars, but let all I 1.1 I = ..* j Cuxurnsros . 12---Cotton steady; AM UNABLE TO GIVE ANY PER-
friend, just now. There, that will do-thank be properly repaid. Let us nothe satisiledeven from thern what are termed rebel sentiments; sales 33 bales; 1 1 II .* I .- ., , *, * *
you. Dr. Myers will report progress through with a return of her former prestige and pros. leastaf all have we, in the discharaeof our ming 310 bates I
the Advocate. .. L .. 1-< .=, .. I the made ot the interial duties, expieweed, dauctis or indirectly, q _. ,, . I . .,, ,, ,. , I W NIVERSITY
Friends and brethren, if you do not rush to J .- .. -- 11.-,:1 ., I this latter house hope of the establishment of any other than a me I aM **:. L . .
my side, I shall becompelied to worry you with t II I c .. al., r = L r rmer." repubbean form of government in this country Receipts 284 bales. j -or-
line upon Isue. Be warned, and make haste. Arevasco. I * *, SOUTH OAROLIN A.
G. F. Pince. Americus, Ga., Aug. 6th, 1867. le :
Sunshine, 22d Judy, 1867. Jury Disagree in Surratt's Case. 250 -Clotton crop acco HE NEXT SESSION OF THIS INSTI.

Brother Afyers:- I have seen in the Advo. Dr. Algers:-Please add my anna +- st- ,The Jury in Surratt's case on trial fbr murder ble from Alabama, Florida, roeny b
cate, the proposition for an Endowment Asso. Let us make the number o. . ,, ,,,,, , , Caradina. T caterpsilar . . , , pr age Each
ciation for the future glorification of Emory instead of Five F.. & I I L ,, go gse,
Collegeinacareer ofusefulness that shall at Emory thegloryof Methodia. ... .r ..t the Cle>k, if the lybeen fu
least have no superior in the common field of ern lands. Yours trulyB. CHAMBERS. Tu said : Gentlemen of I have a t n I , , , In the U
colleh;iatecom tic na wise one-the immediate Columbus, Ga. rn a verdict , I counts of uifering from sections heretofore in sis -se

completion of it as easy-and I waked up th Judge Fisher- I .. 1 1 11 -
morning in a fever to get my name on the list. Dr. Myers:--Set me down as onesf the Five ing letter from the Jury: 01NCINNAD, August 12 -flour firm and .. . . .
I want it 1 . 1 ,- .1 3 f Hundred. Emory has done much for me. I To the Hon. George P. Fisher, in charge : PP(light. Corn dull and lower; CO-PARTHER IIIP.
coming in, == 0 ....I I, .. Ir .1 1 '- l- feel grateful. I wish to show my gratitude by Criminal Court: 1 mixed. . fr si, ITV UNDypolevrP 1 1
ing off to see if the 500 could not be gotten doing all I can to make her more useful. Sir: The Jury in the case of the United 26#. Provisions first L I . -
without me. Idon't want the Association tobe Respectfully, States vs. John H. Surratt, most respectfully Mess Pork sold at $23 70; II, I J 1... .. e e.r . ..

bm et a admeme dtonoe f this 100 Inubn y Oxford and Atlanta, Ga. J. 8. SwnwART. 1 o;%w, as wlxen th Bann ashane 1 oul r Siba 15}, he d GRAY, BEDELL & HUGHES, Aug re-sw .Is .
Association. I want to be in it as an evidence I are firmly convinced al enand from Southw ,

ofem cour. I ? .. *. II nd wamy Dr. Algers:--The proposed for endow deem it ourdut to tl oC "aketa verdi .un Monits, 12.- a 31 .cotton Spartanburg Female College.
my name among these immortal, associated, five ing Emory College meets my hearty approval ri i- - Fthe condition of ourprivateaffairs bales; Low 2410. Market cla I ", ,, TPHE FALL TERM WILL OPEN OCTO-
hundred patrons of Emory College. And al- It is feasible, and hence should = our families, and in view of the quiet. ,, g I tr
though I shall be not only the oldest man on to the friends of this Institution everywhere fact that the health of several of our number is L .' a of Cot I
the roll, but the poorest-for the war left me 81 Please place my name in the list of the T 1 under the protract- 45 1 '1. & 31 26c; I
yearsold withousadollar in the world, except Hundred who propose to save the fortune la statement, and to i cei, . : quiet a
my claim on the Church-yet I must be one "Old Emory." Yours fraternally, askiyour Ilomw t dismiss us at once. firt = 14e. CL
of the Endowment Association. Please enter Anatinius Watour reta .. .. 40 for fully fair. .
my name on your list quick. Don't let me be AwUnsta, Ga. R Barr, Thomas
among the last. It is a position I don't like in We join Bishop Pierce in the pledge ,i Schaider, James Columbus Ga. Aug9-6m) .. .
agood cause. Iamyours, made, and would urge its general circul. !* so I Wan McLena, Foreign Markets. -
L. PIERCE throughout the Conferences interested in t i I ell, BE Gittings, W W Birth. as us arounre as s. VINcENT R. TownwEY, a ..
[Thank you, Doctor. By universal consent, existence and work of Emory College, 1. Newtonoo.,as

is oes obSecotade is opt qeb de op 31sylick Pierce, Coha as gr I st = = s larv art August r.1w---Co to a TOMMEY & STEWART,
sition; as I know that you were one of the first J. E. Evans, Columbus, -1 if g 5 a a roosens or ann ssassue n, Mecklenburg Female College,
to express your approval of the plan, when de S ,ith, *\ / / Ia a whole LONDoN, August 12.--Consols 944. Bonds HARDBVARE. CHARLOTTE, N. 0,
eloped. E. H. M ] W. C.Mass Macon, 73} EV. A. G. STACY, A. M assion,

tio1 I ht ard eee ea s fEe la irt6ell, a dufed ad ee at falrs dyar ---D D Althesignof the Mill Sawn Jame CockWlitehall St . 7.
College. I have always been its friend, and it W. F. Robison, Macon, Ga. ter to the one read If there wasanypossibility RESPECTFULLY call the attent .
10. Saulabury, Macon, Ga of the Jury agreeing he would not object to r nor Att ,
J. Blakely Smith, Maeon, Ga. I =1 = a reasonable time, but as he rea Georgia
i., 1. .1 .. i. I .1 James M. Chambers, Columbus, Ga : r could not possibly agroo, he F. TIMOTHY'$ HALL,
Nathan C. Barnett, Milledgeville, Ga. would discharge them. The Jury was accord.
After a while the Rev. J. O. A. Clark came A. G. Haygood, Atlanta, Ga s past one MARRIED. CATONSVII.LE.
along full of the idea of doing the endowment Wm A. Wilson, Amerious, Ga six males arrom naulmore, Mo.

hpe 3 am a td ed tn ohn a m nell, hi w tbipere nal c he .Eo eL g t 6 asNSTIJ'UoTION

ofa scale he would run it up to three hundred AIr, Be nainestrickenfrom the roll ofattorneye
thousand dollars, and that would be b.,, Atlanta, Ga Mr. Bradley challenged Judge Fisher, i .. I : I 1**

in". 8e"'es?3 %TI bu NEWSITEMS. ...ii .1. -a.**I.... I......II.In "
every thing move on most hopefully. til Arm n us Wright, Au usta, -CHARLEsTow, August 8.-Gen. Slekles For the Reliefor Wofford COil-

an}lisho Pierce,1ont outh a de esanel Ir Goo Kramer, Madison, Ga. had issneed n orderin iguelation to certain nion- an on to risAmens a ,
lars to the Conge. I was elad to see that the A. Means, Oxford, Ga. o war, thr 1
Rishop I ,1 .. I, I 1.ia old post with the erate service, but which not being expended, .
Board on I n, I 0 calansit es were re- Teachers' Convention. had been distributed since the war, under a ACKNOWLEDGMENT&.

We cordially approve of the proposition to chancery deeree, among the Banks and other viom Aug.otheo nu b.
give annually twenty dollars for the support of hold a Teachers' Convention at Atlanta on 1 olvimme. The T ite"nuls the decree as a
Emor t oile e"---a till su xh

v for bir. Edi 11 hso have fhith-put lions Rutherford. W. H. W d 011( Wm.nLeroy reouldsel, = 1 11 receiver is r i i .
Yours truly, Brown, L. H. Charbonnier, University of Geor- obstructi report cromptiv
JAs. M.CuxMuns, a; Gus.. 11 1 Cov- rations al = el .
ColumbusAugust2nd,1867. ** lill I 1,13. -D.
University High School; Carlton ,
Dr. Myers:- Set me down as one of the Allyer, Co n au was ill . . , e. I .... P. ...... .... .. .
500. It will do, sir, it will do. But we must Athens' -OMA .
stir it-we must all work at it. liave brok 3

ou car y God's he p make)Emour what she The Greenville District Keeting j _' . .
Arnous G. IIAvaoon. Will be held at Anderson C. II, hominn n -- - - --- - -- PERR Y ll OUS E, . ..
on Thursday before the let Sunday in . - ,,.,
other n Him y, an OfueeMI)To stTait xolfeial 1i$mifWeGip ftWW th"flMftl$t. 1 A = = = "LUMBUS, GEORGIA. , ,
now, as heretofore, Rev W. Smith, D. D., and Prof. J. II .= kin .
lisle will be with us Indians ACTONYOUNG & 0 0. ,

A A. B. STEPHENs, P. E. -CuxulestoN, August 9 -Gon Sickk
and that answering shouts may come from every ug0 3wl scu san orderth *1 11 C i up-em) late armastersue, renn, ,,

htill nad 1 .1 list Bainbridge Distriet Meeting, South Ga.Conf which was to meet on the third Monday in METHODIST HYMNS. Aw-m ex sw

I da) 1 poe mt b of oA a gs n zg e eo I is d at Nb ny ---Govrwrow, August 12.--Defths 1 Macon District-So Ga Confere O. OR PULPIT SIZE.
That Emory needs the endowment proposed, nday in September. BVesicyan Female Institute
is beyond a doubt. That she deserves it, is We have some intimations thatourdearsenior e ease of 10 over the previonisha The aruoo rounra nouse
equally apparent to all who consider what she Bishop Andrew expects to visit our section some thus far are exampt-
has done, nad thence forecast what she maydo time this year. We would rejoice to see hint at pus Obristi reports fever I .1. .
for the sons of Methodism in ( e3gia.efore and this Meeting. J. W. Mars, P. E. appended in Housto ugus= 1 18xa furry ever 1

duri thde war-the free willicifori enf t Aug9 Sw] teerm its I am fevers na ouday were eight ---****** I -

1, ,

patronage has been scattered. She must beg n ,oREIGN NEWS. -orms-

alemostaanewbj To it ofhirl e ismusts at was me can,, OH RISTIAN NEIG H BO R. w . .
time be sufm t tEd 2 cable, but, at the [ a 1 T .... I an is rap OD WILLING, I SHALL CAUSE TO . , .
The Church-the State-the whole South kilowing is the correct text of the < me.1xual sta viaminvas...a ra.<, uses...... ., .... ........ 4 so a at u
El deace which recently passed between d concur-
owet sernvo a hmmenseddo not g tit dentandtheSecretaryofWar: bill = e..12eReform a wmmers varan, ,
.. 1 .il . Executive M5Ass -The 1 . .." = = anr TWOFFORD COLLEGE,

I Sir:. *I .s .. I, I - 1 . P PT evone a yr e- -

am y can be Atlznorel eful more val 1 tber constrain me to ybths ouri-, - I [ac a ,

has shed upon society, through those of hersona Very respectfully, -Prussia s receipts exceed her expenditur

h ech, a leudallthe elt aGI atan ToHon.E.M.StantonA r arg5, andadditionalbts areunneces rnment is cannuanity a
enterprise of the Church. There is no other To which Secretary Stanton replied as fol. about dispatching a large body of troops to n
centre, in this or any other State, from which 10 ada, to repel the threatened Fenian invasior
WAR DarAnninNT, 3 -The House of Lords have rejected the 1 II ,
WAsmNorow, August 5, 1867. f abolishing Church rates, by a large majorst
Many of these men owe all they are-under *; -- la French forces have occupied I
God-to the influence of their Alma AInter.- I ." I of Cochin China.
W .1 1 ,it .5 3 .i . 1 .. resignation Paris, Anyast 10 -The Turkish Ada .. I
took a dispatch from the servant of Min r
which 1 -- I I ached upon theirca. rredress. The Porte's 2 ..
reer of a :. The writer is hum. 3 . st

bely can c nadef his 3n g at de teetr o orle 5e rtn nt, con arram me t stores ete no ste as d de a to eteAmerlean -
been able to make his p sr %etablyotbrough Congress. Very rEs 11 aros. Paris, August 11.-The Press says Gar 1

. would never havepbporn To the President di had issued orders to the chiefs of bands,
his, had is not been for Emory. And from an that disturbances had already broken ou=
intimate acquluntance with the, r Removal of nton-Ke Re- e- he French Senateon the 27th, B .

rI that they too might truthfully tires Under Protest. Dupin said that Prussia had formed a conft I

tsthe ame t in weduTeaeiocnMopnes q entof the }Fu hiftgtPs, August 12--The President, at b ar t ee ot rance 3 ,
t = either without nuarcation Prussia would stop, but hoped the .. .
... made 1. .. i iroin office would unite and limit her empire. *
out.the State, to set the enterprise on I ', for the records, books, etc., to Generalo rans- Care

o IT f < I nfbrming Mr tanton that GeneraloP arixd dis atelthat the zatitude of th Itrdian ov
consequently putuipon a course of training, and . uthorst th th .

beyond the "rule of three." The . him to
is be else case in future. W th 7- v noon the
ory in successful career, hundredsof I -
Methodistparentswill enjoy the 1-. . E. u-.r ?al.. r.
her training, who would never th a 1 but
to any other College. Why, sir, .1
of a saw mill in any gxven neigh NEw oax, August 12-Cotton very firm,
have the eitect, an a few years, to drive out at is .. .. / ., / sales of 800 bales 281c Flour quiet -
the log houses and replace them with houses : r a 0 to ll 30; Southern 1l 25 to l5 00.
built with plank. And so of any enterprise- I 1' . undejo t Wheat drooping; Southern 2 00 to 2 35.- .
Its influence will be felt in its Western mixed corn 1 08 to l 08 Provisions
nowhere elso. So with the ( 1 General Grant has assumed cha. .1 1 nasteady. Groceriesquiet. Turpentine
from Georgia, .. rI .Iq War Department, and appeared at t, Rosin 3 87} to 8 50. Freight t 10 IB a(g
to be educate I 0 ..*3 cho a au a q sdinous tr r stipurtpooseldt arnC n 1 1 Ian

allAnd if Emery is not sustained, the injury gently acquired from Russia.
will fall with withering effect upon the children, unt

tChe r a thodoungAmen o hth Me edist The clerg and Gov nor Pierpont.the low I heatimar et a
tained at all, let it be done liberally. Let her gospel of this a a ., r and ttled; White 1 1

C8dtowment betsuchatnhat she s.. I .. . .r * -- ; to Gov. Piebpont's Yellow 1 12 to 1 17. Sugar firm and unchar c
equal to every reasonable dems a n of le II p 101 hfor round lots firm; : . . .
devoted men who have clung so closely to her States over the Southern States, we have in n Wuwn arou, N. C., August 12.-Spiral

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r 11 Time goat went a few steps back, and ran at I ast social status, he was excelled by few in the R. W. OURBEDGE. W. HAZfaEHURST I THE
kissyourlittloElion .. li Iesp as violently as he could. Crack!!practedofthievirtue. It-- -* OUBBEDGE&HAZLEHURST, SOUTHERN CHRISTIAN A0YOCATE1
ep In abie gft o to sleep #hea eb he w its a ne e ug ks awtia him n ehadefausar example BANKERBANDBBOKERS,
littlelchild sh id g os eep one gray one shPn ea fellow," cried he, "the carrots oteelar ne Am a bl efand 120 secomestreet, arAcoxoA 187 n cof @ 8

ith its giadual chine rd alltany ved are now fobtqe. aid the goat. "You haven't hastri til sm not 8 cesso 7 v
tr e dl el ul alt wh or d thrown down your heap, and if you touch the howd, the un5 < t i 1 1 6< ^vmonu caness.

pered : I will be good, mother if you will The fox looked at the goat's stumps, and should be inscribed upon the roll of fame, but ,
only forgive me thought, "One of them is very sharp; he might we trust that chIs records on high.
a Kiss her God knows how passionate and rip up my sides" 13. F. PERRY

mykki shou holdeheek th heapVe wdt fl osaid, I'll throw down my inarea sm
1 i i if only once, that The fox began digging round with his fore- AncillnALD Burns was a nativeof Fayette-

1 Tr .. nee si 0181 t con>ob 126 andrf ated 8ts BROOKS, ,

berlittle tomb; there is si 0 at a urn 20 bSeni is 1 ,; I I one another with ly r of sd t thMaeaon, where he died on PATENT IRON COTTON & IIAY [, i as
and a rose-bush at her foot-there grow sweet a sad countenance; the one with broken horns,
summer flowers; there wans the gentle grass; 1 the other with a broken le h
there birds sing their maths and vespers; there "Jump at the carrots," REVOLYING PRESS!
idn ky slican tro Jay, and there lies ly. "I now leave th at cancheputup*/e These Reninouse He art, and J. W. BURK akCO

th of it 1 ad Taser wd, said 1! el theoj II ru THIS VERY UI ]RI fin yC es FIS fasqu or e

heavy pressu e of outatep erush them; but, nor carrots, 19r during their quarrel a peasant Messrs. L Wmainp & SPACE
oh! there an other that man the parts of the had passed by and picked up both. n ,, ,
he card:," Alothers and "Alas!" cried the goat, "What fools we are .
es Do not wait Had we divided the treasure in peace, I should
utl v o hi : or 1 itindr t c s before 1 borns, , I . I ach ,, _____ _ _
forejoustzike than Byand by you must Lie/Ele ,
leavothem; butleavenothorusin their mouI- .
ory Whom Shall we Thank. lie hablinally contemplated the grave as a

CONSOLATION. The heated, thirsty boy held the spout of the and blessed abode for thy satuteddead. u
pump with one hand, while hiscompamon work- was, for more than a quarter of a century, a can -
ed away at the handle. The sparkling water sistent and exemplary member of the Presbyte SE WI NG MACHINE S! na. n. serts, ANDREW DUNN R PGLENN.
and sprinkled his hot rian Church; he attended faithfully on theordi reesdent secretary, Treasurer.
I tween his lips a little nunces of the sanctuary, and in his life and NOT THE CHEAPEST, BUT THE BEST
I blessed draught until labors exemplified the power <. GEOR GI A L OO M
his thirst was gone As he advanced in years the FAMILY MACHINE EVER MADE!
Ile was a polite little fellow; so, after he had became more numerous and staking For a low -


time to do as much for you" the k thee 0 otf an vs. a i .. i he at e, a
Now, if the pump had been as He v aid, peace. the widow give
I dant consolation to our surviving aster *.. .. .. >va sELF-AcT No
little fellow, but I am no it had Lord. ,, El 4 1 D & 1 D P J. WER LOO H!!

WILLIAM W McNEIL died on 18th Jr ,
00, well, then,' the bright little fellow might * ,
have said, "I will try my manneirs once morbee n

you have ar e me. good is 23 yr bl ea ioons es a or ,
"O, no,"saysthe water, "don'tthank me;

son i stream spring, tien; for thanks do faith He loved the Church, was always in his

not cost anything, and they make us feel better, place at public worship, and for a number of
Thanks to the spring that gushes up day and . Ias .. T Quiet, peace- . ,
nig withja kb e sa little man, the -- his untinching integrity, he w leg 'll." from the shaded I cateemed as a citizen. The messenger came to
AT HIGIITPALL. 1 1 11 I 4 thout the dows and the ( II -' *

ort titne, if it were notj esbare rock, in a walked about the yard and garden, came into
"I am not to be discouraged. It is pleasant the house, threw himself on the bed and in n ,
work to thank such good-natured people; so I very short time expired in the arms of his wife.
wlil keep on. Thanks to you summer rains and With scarcely a = ... I = 1 . . .
dews !*, in Jesus, leaver a '
"O no, don't thank us," thundered a full, daik rowing family the testimony of a godly life that
oloud thatwas us pt rio overdhe itand lbelaulent edintothe ysath Lo :ily .. it -011* 1. 11 i--r

"What shoulder do if the sun did not draw up children, all of whom are grown and in the
moist edfoom thder sea evoeryrbeautiful day, and Church;s r em yelrar m irie1 3 to mourn his An 2 I 1 tr- rr 7 v ITS PARTS ARE SELF-OflANGING

Assur fulo MifE liennethine, "Th thanks be given to the ten thousand J O. A. Coox. Int Ju ar ]mUSIC !
----- sai1, I I lu... --- unmr.e am u .. . . . u.. . _s

"Playing Doctor." I do, with all any steam engines, were is not for J W BURK E. & CO .,
the broad and deep oceans into which Idropmy he was there convert
latrW as1 t pardon of tl no a 'e or su a en, to the mighty seas!" and the Iliccus < oDprea i ard Elder in Dec.1862-- INSTRUMENTAL. n ** *

n aske6feat / i and mothers to cap rises slowly again, as the solemn chant from but Pi kndrew. I
the netchbortng shore reaches the ear of the 'had h

ne, es kmteh vi chfs n itw, of wl i he died on 4th June, 1887,
sea "Who placed me there eleven days after the in IS SMALL, NEAT AND LIGHT,
3 us onelat doep hi lool dliceu n thbo me 1 " *. withhedwassi r ita NonargerthanacommonBreakfastTable.

la tu 0 ubiaune 8, proceed de do < e ured otuhtethe elements th ran mh drops, ef5cient help in mrw so tivalsa ad > ed . . - MADE IN THE Most wonMANLIxx MAN-
attention. I wru , As a member of the Church, he was one of ita NEBy

4 t thnem before e hdi isli ak I in ', Ir .1 pee x sood Material ana nandsomeir vanished.

say:3 e be. It iqtharik Tidi cl widspersajhehi8au conceived to b the rights 'He e not the VERYSIMPLEANDEASILY UNDERSTOOD!
"'Yes, yes, I understand your case zuetly giver of everygoodand perfeargife, for the cool- bread of idleness, but abounded in labor, and a things Performed by Turninga Crank.
You jes please to wait a minute, and Ill ir tasted!"
you, double quick. ** readers, let us ever recollect "

th r r a > col urTI ib tx owhom all our blessings cam2 pinedst en connection with 8 ety At d the end of that

'ine here was thanking teho ch a toh tgifu upon us, I j t yoialej anna. mt. M. THun50N.

1n a as ur orio write itdhe never do, w er we glistenhag ey ,hantdhe al al wesSe ab llOSE NAME FOR OVER THIRTY in ta rpre1rtinians n a rigesDescriptive care"
ped it into the open mouth of the connoting pa "Thank Mr. Reynolds for the money he has utter. At the name of "Jesus" his countenance GEOR GIA LOOM
beamed with joy. Without a struggle, he was
tte Guess I've fixed you now,' soliloquised soa mdlyrlbestowed 19 or Ir" 'n tota tenderly laid to rest upon the bosom of his , AND
tbo doctor When leures, I cures, and when r gi y Saviour. We deeply lament the loss of our be-
I don't cures, I kills, alded them to secure a home when death had loved brother; and we speak the common senti. * * U FA CTU R IN G COM PA N1,
FI I removed both of their parents 1 I useful man has been
"Do we thank the clouds ?' wrote Mr. Rey- is to the church and nesu waxer. Agent, .
I nolds in return. "Thank God, who put it into communities irreparable. We tender our heart-
to out-do the oz. A inoinent more, and the my heart to a thhis, and to whom belongs the felt sympathies to the family of the decess 5 "'" "
poor .. . I 1 .1 , 1 I money that een given, and devoutly pray that abundant grace may .
gasp .. I .. 'I I upon them in their great bereavement.
endec I GEO TRATSON, 1.1 I I I 1. ,
"Harry buried his dead patient with a grave L'{ Chan. Com, of the Church ?g 4( igg.%gwn 1',
face, and sat down to meditate upon the virtue d3 *
of compound rhubarb pills. Whatever was his . 7 r *. . ., OPPOSITE
condition afterward, he could with dilliculty be 1 . 1. . 4. .* of Jno, A. c. ?
persuaded to take his father's medicines, always REv. STEPHEN S. 87xas was born near 1- E 11 = .: 1 II rs, 8 months : 1
1 r 'They killed the toad Montgomery, Ala., Nov. 30th, 1830, and died .. I J. I =... ... . District, on ,,
_ n ector in that city, June 25th, 1867.
At an early age he professed religion and be- She was an affectionate and obedient ch is , a

le an hoo or, El e r IR voeu icl evely of the rSabbat 0
being of a religious ,, In k il BB 15* the IIIt* Plow,
------ ------ tion and became wayward aind rring. After . rgh i i L.. i- 1 -: < *. 1 m i. TO AGRI-
The Fox, the Goat, and the Carrots.
A fox and a goat were walking together on righted his course. The ascen ancy of reasort 0. w. MAssEY. F. s. JonusoN,"
he main road. After having advanced a few
and conscience was restored and akhou h the COTTON GINS.

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Truth and Error-Good and Evil.
n mns a nowm.

yards they saw a bag lying at the side of the injury resulting from the loss of time in the
hedge right way and from acquaintance with evil in
wonder what there may be in that bag," didereatbformsaewas aidwaysarestretlan r-

I said the fox; and putting his character and usefulness. The marriage of Mr.
1 = == - ** .. 1 Sykes to Miss AF Lane in 1849, contributed

e bottom of the bag with his teeth, he shook y material reformation. He owed
t, and the Most splendid carrots rolled out.
"Those are for me," said the fox, "for I w--
op. i .1 1 I
. I .. si ," answered the goat,
"el I'll batter you with my horus till your ribs . / .

The fox looked at the I the goat, 3 ,
nd showed his teeth. I. -: the 0 .1
for a teeth, thought within I I dou't , 4 I I
ike three sharp fellows." in .1 i .
"I don s believe my nbs .. a I as , r I want 1. ., sus, act....
horns." businesshewascharacterizedbyannousualzeal
So they kept standing over the carrots, and ,n his ministerial work. While he
ooked at each other, but neither had the cour- I, I the privileae of deliberation and
thought, he v. I =
and intense = Ir 1. I *
"Whath the use of our standing here? Let unhesitatingl, -- ..1 1- I 3 ri 1
us see which of a , it was strong enuugh he carry linu abough
wo heaps of stor He illustrated the precept, "Be instant in
'll take the oth .mason and out of season." He gave "bere a
his heap shall have the carrots." little and there a little." He seemed never to
"Very well," said the goat. So they went be so exclusively absorbed in his own work, as
ach to his heap to forget that of his Master. He combined also
The goat placed himself on his hind legsand in an unusual degree, catholicity of spirit with
knocked with his horns till the ground rebound denominational devotion. He rejoiced sincerely
d, but the heap kept 2mmovable in the promotion of godliness, while he labored
"You don't hit hard enough," said the fox. devotedly for his Church. He was eminently
Take a run at it." "given to hospitality." In proportion to means .


aII .11111

As we travel e award, the day be ine earlier

Cd sunlight 1 tr many holars, nd the Californ

inhus are ftillin their beds dreand atEt et
ward. 1 Who are the
people who fit t see the light on Monday morn

do lae t in Ef wee ul r
wh hieus, weeini t finda e rlyLr : sp

rise, on Sabbath morning w th the sun just at
the point of a th /to It si ur t.

is our faithfulchr n in m a
we have been on the tranip about five hour -
But we started on Sabbath . I :
Sabbath morning stdl. We .

I 0 p /

can r ei I ut stim
get to Yokob ju s apana e Shaj wa

bring Monday, and in twenty-four hours, by the
chronometer, alter starting, we are in-New York
again, and find . 1 =>
shutters, and th Fl = I = la
what Lee her-* I 1.

The child wrs so sensitive, so like that little
shrinking plant, that curls at the breath and
shut its heart from light. The only beauties
she pnawaccori wave on unwoodirmly transparent
3 =1. = = .* 1 eyes. I had
been trained 1.7 a stern, strict, conscientior-
mother. I was a hardy plant, rebounding E.
every "

tPgod ah 02 sus routine with is
pleased me exceedingly by repeating an offense,
I wne determined to punish her severely. T was
0 ., her to her

Now, my d aghter, to punish you, and show
you how very, scry naughty you have been, I t
st it 1 1 I "
e, astonishment per-

aop I ii rmournfull> is due
duct till ith big tears
dropping down her cheeks, and her lip quiver- 1

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MAssEY a .ronson,
Mencouwer,0A. Mareh26th,1807.

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o wiPr tly j;juser rat for-- emT
don't," she sobbed, every tone of her voice
trembling, as she held out her hand.
Now came the struggle between love and
what I falsely termed duty. My heart said,
Give her the his of pm=> ny of rn n pure nr-ad

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wayIhavebeentraineductil Iwas a submit.
aive child, and I remember how often I had
thanked my mother since for her straightfor.
ward course. 1 knelt by her bed, and whispered,
"Mothercan't kiss you, Ellen," though the
words seemed to choke me. Her hand touched
mine; it was v:ty hot; but I attributed it to
her excitement I blamed myself, asthe fragile
form shook wa supproved sobs; and saying,
* Mother hopes Ellen will mind her better after
this,"left the room thr the night.
It might have been about midnight when I
was awakened by the nurse. Apprehensive, I
ran to the child's chamber. I had a fearful
dream. Ellen did not know me. She was sit-
ting up, crimeoned from the forehead to the
throat, her eyes so bright that I almost drew
back aghast at the glance From that night a
raging fever drank up her life--and what do
you think was the incessant complaint poured
into my anguishing heart ? *' Oh! kiss me,

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