Group Title: Southern Christian advocate (Macon, Ga.)
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Title: Southern Christian advocate
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Place of Publication: Macon, Ga
Macon, Ga
Publication Date: June 29, 1865
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iII Ir:11' rr.l.,\~ I -. l'rl'i .\N.,1 M. I'( \\ .I. H I-I BY A COMMITTEE OI MINISTERS, FOR THE M. E. 7CHUvRGH, SOUTTIIH. -' E. M. MYERS, D. D., EDITOR.

Vl. XXVIII.--No $5. . Macon, Ga., Thursday, June 29, 1865. New Series.---No. 168

For thle Solther> chritacnm Advocate. an ne'ivO zeal that impelled him to the constant success as aChristian minister ? In considering it due to say that I do so from no authoritative THE REVIEW OF tinE.
hl COLLECTIONS OF THE LATE REV. WM. "ost laborious employment of these gifts. these, we arrive in the speediest way at a informttTon, but simply from my general, I treml.l,- v I. n [ k ;it,. y life Truly
Alt:hLD, OF THE GEORG iA CONFERENCE. preacher among us was ever, in the long knowledge of the result of these quelitiesacting knowledge of his history and character. I when I e&,mn. n,] o ,|, i find there nothing
I am personally indebted more to William r,, more successfulin winning souls to Christ. together, as a whole-in other words, of his think it to be a m t pre-.lea.ti.n, however; and b atoehe n e t s iret, s .rtriflittle fruihat I
Arnold than to any other preacher I ever knew. Not one, perhaps, have had in the aggregate true character. I think I see in it the true eplanation of an altogether, yet so imperfect, so trifling, that it can-
In my boyhood he was Presiding Elder of the more seals to his ministry. We have seen more There were two main ground of his success,- obvious decline in some features of his influ- not please God, that it can only displease Him.
district in which I lived. It was just about the distinguished and notable stars. There are Unquestionably one was his deep personal- ence during the latter years of his life. He And why should I think there is such difference
time his rm irkable powers were in their fullest those who have achieved greater sucoeasses by piety. Simple'intellectual culture or force that would retain the full vigor of hi influence thyofondenin.
piety. Simpl t nelculclueo oc htwudrti h alvgro ii oie--Teo, ; ,, worthy of condemnation as
maturity and activity, and he was achieving his sigleefforls. But none amongus have evinced may indeed-suffice to secure ministerial fame to the close of life, must see to it that he keeps i,, ,-,i., 1ie v,... that bringeth not forth good
greatest success an a Christian minister. He for so long a time, so high a degree of constant- and advancement: but an active personal faitt abreast in the lines of true progress to the l.i.a II. -all ..- .]..wn, and cast into the fire. "
had lived a neighbor of. my father, and was a ly sustained and continuously working revival and a fervent personal piety will always be in last. thisand yet em notr amentabl So dea1, I see alld
close fiend of my good old grandfather, Philip power. . dispensable conditions of success in winning But these were but spots upon the sun.* is my soul, that it does not even feel under what.
Turner, whoe house was the first preaching and In estimating the distinctive mental charac- souls to Christ. Bat not more by the Divine William Arnold was in many rcspects.a man of a burden of sin it suffers. Or shall I think that
first class meeting place in the town of Sparta, ter of William Arnold, my first remark is, that unction and efficacy it secured for his public genius; in all respects a man of goodness. IHe some of my sin are but little ones? The least of
and the home of the preachers for fifty years. there existed'in his mental constitution very ministrations, than by the public confidence did a noble work in his day and generation. 611... ,. .hru',t my hod'and wil Aga. he
It so happened, therefore, that just at that little of the abstract, thinking power-of the and sympathy it secured for him:fa a man, did Precious is his memory in the hearts of thou- shall I not tremble when I think ofthe judgment.!
period of my life when I was most susceptible t metapfticeal or philosophic faculty-of that William Arnold's personal piety irove a means sands yet living. I, for one, shall never forget What wilt-thou ansiver, thou dry and barren
of lasting religious bias, and it was most im- power that makes and finds premises. Hence, of ministerial success. Constitutionally of him. W. J. i9ssETT. branch, when thou hast to give inthy account, thy
portant to receive it, I had frequent opportu- in any simply intellectual sense, he had but amiable and gentle disposition, his piety took I '-- i..". v-,-. .- the time which has been ,h
oppor .,gr iat-d lh,i .' I,-i,t ,r.,y moment of thy life thout
cities to hear this gospel preacher, and to come little originating faculty. And hence, too, his on those charscteristiel of evenness, meekness, HOW DO THE TIMES AFFECT US ? maut n,.. ..u.o '- I hen all will becondmned';
in i-ontact with this godly man. And now, in preaching never evinced any high capacity lo and sweetness, which invew d his name and The calamities which surround us and the agi- -.'1.Lt lt.u .- t- -,.,- ..,.I what thou hast not done,
looking back upon the past, and analyzing the. trace the extended relations of pure ideas; or even his person with a charm in all circles.- tatiqns of the world, afford but little that is corn- what thou hast spoken and what thou hast not
the influences that have determined my reli- to seize the underlying principles of things; or Never was a preacher's character more implic- Tfortable or profitable tthe spirit ofi the ohsti a sokenth e odemung that thou inat cherished,
,. ,., """"c- fj c" irnd nriBt~n,>.,, ,ni,.; ", The prevalence of vice, the demoralization of tile al must be condemned that lies been in accord-
giiena history, I thiuk I can say with truth, that to deal in broad and sweeping generalizations. itly confided in ; never was a preacher himself times, and the suffering and want which pervade ance with God's will. Alas! alas! sing without
none, excepting those of my sainted mother, Considered therefore with reference to merely more tenderly beloved. There is a separate the land, make the truly pious often rejoice that number, which thou canst.not see now, shall then
have been more potent and enduring than intellectual standard, he was not a great and independent value" that attaches to these this earth is not their home. Christian fellowship surely rise up from their hiding place, and testify
those which emanated from the instrumentali- preacher. personal spiritual characteristics of tcommmion is so against thee t Much that thou now thinkest to he
thos whioh remate is, tha he bad in v personal spiritual characteristics of the minis. rare now-a-days, such are the turmoils and anxie- good or at least not evil, will then be -clearly seeu
ty of William Arnold. 1 recollect distinctly fy second remark is, that he had in very ter as an element of ministerial force, which ties and agitations of the times, that the ordinary in its. true blackness and baseness. What pain
thile impression ,which his preaching, his char- limited-degreethe idealizingpower--vry little often gives him a success in achieving strictly sources of religious intercourse are of but little and anguish will then seize upon thee? on one
acter and his presence made upon me': adl imagination, considered as a creative faculty, religious results, far beyond what hi power profit. If this state of things should serve to drive side thy sins will accuse thee, on the other their
the sentiment of mingled fascination and awe I distinguish here between the poetic temper- otherwise would seem to authorize us neared to God-should lead ts to seek a close Just punishment will terrify thee. Beneath thee
the sentmen of W fascinationAn a mwe othewis would seem to aut and constant communion with .God-to aspire af- hell will open, above, thee the wrath of God will
with which his patriarchal and saintly look in ment, and likewise betweenimere fancy, and The other ground of his success was, the wide ter a higher, holier inner life, how would these ca- flame* around thee the world will pass away. The
the pulpit inspired me. I rememrtir that when, that power which originates ideal conceptions, adaptation of his peculiar powers aa preacher lamities work forour good Our former temporal righteous shall scarcely be saved; and thou a sin-
I a n t h e c o m i n e s t h e m i nt o f o r mp rfsie sr ity a n d p e a c e p ro v e d to b e so u rc e s o f fp rid e n o r, w h e re Ah al t th o u a p p e a l-
in consequence of my own mental immaturily, and then combines them into forms of beauty to society ; so that there seemed to be some- property and peace, provedto be sources of pride, ner, where shalt thou appear !
I could not understand and therefore took no or grandeur. It is tuis letter faculty which t vanty and forgetfulness of God, even among pro- 0 Jesu, Jesu, for Thy name's sake have mercy
So nt m a a ther e ok no or tadeur. t st )tel f w.ich thing in him precisely and almost specifically fessors of religion. The way of humility, self-de- upon me, acordling to Thyname! 0 comfortable,
interest in the sermons of other preachers, I gve tote productions of intellect their bril- fitted to reach and to impress every order of nial and holiness, alas! for the last twenty or thir- dear, and pe giving name-Jesus is Saviour. 0
used to repair promptly to the stand at camp lisncy, theirsublimity and much of their beauty: intelligence, and every rank of which society ty years, how little trodden. Daily spiritual, sweet then, Lord Jesus,"be my Jesus, my Saviour. Thou
meeting whenever he was to preach, because I and Arnold had but little ofit. is composed. His ministry was a multiform communion with God, how little practised!. 'Te who hast called me into being, suffer not Thy
lvalw-ay.s Ht~ ththe..rewould be,. at least s6part What then were the distinctive characterio- Iscoon j1* communion of saints had grown into desuetude, perish. Thou who hast redeemed me,
always kw that thee would be at least part ha hen were the distinctive charateris- utterance, and communicated with all minds. Fellow christians of the church scarcely knew each savere from condemnation ; Look upon what is
of his sermon, the "sing song" rart, which I tis of the mind of William Arnold? In the first place, no preacher perhaps ever other. The familiar communings about Jesus and Thine in me, take away whalf is only from myself.
should enjoy; and which indeed did always st. A vigorous perceptive facully. Without in combined more of thosacharacteristicsthrough the hopes or the fears of other days were scarcely Receive me into the arms of Thy compassion.
seem to be as music to my very soul. Often eluding every variety, human minds may be which, asvarious media, access is had to known. The concern for each others welfare, es- They are wide enough to embrace even me.Mercy,
did I sit and wait with some impatience for conveniently classified e the varieties of peiall ei growth in grace, which formerly 0 Lord, mercy for me, before Thou comes to judg-
him gradually to slide into this, his favorite ions: Frst, hose adapted to perceive the in a sense I have never seen approached, a needful that God Ahould bring us low-bring us
tone; and many a time after he would get fully what and second, those adapted to perceive preacher to the common people. Forallthose through deep waters-carry us through the for- READING PRAYERS.-The following witty anec-
inton it havn I undar the fatirnhe din of the u the why. Arnold's mind was one of the former classes, namely, children, immature youth, the nace of affliction, to reclaim and save us. dote is related of ev. Dr. Calvin Chapin, former-
ino i, av I u~nderthen fascinat '"*<." ionyrsetal n o of the lasses naey, chlrn immat"ure youth, the Ar ths calamities producing their legitimate ly! a gregationaliAt preacher in Albany, N. Y.:
spell, though perhaps not intellectually appre- division, and aShighly respectable one too of ignorant negro and the weakest of the unlet- and proper effect upon us? Are they making us "Many years ago, before Albany was linked to
spell, ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ha division Sehp no hne~otl ppas th io n rs fult adproer teselamtie uprondusinr their lgtmateing as Cnrgtoaitpechri ay .Y
heading a single sentence uttered, been stirred t division. ach was the vigorand grasp of tered masses, to whom, as being incapable of more humble-more willing to bear the reproach Boston'by iron bands. a meeting of the American -
to the very depth of my emotional nature, and his apprehensive capacity, that though inade- receiving the truth through the spoken word of Christ-more interested tor Zion-more concern- Board of Commissioners for Foreign Missions was
wept in profusion tears, which ml heart even quate in himself to any lengthy process of in- God reveals himself through media suited to ed for the well being of our brethren spiritually- held at Albany, and Dr. Chapin with a number of
now tells me were religious tears. Of. all the dependent investigation, or to the origination more1 interested for sinners, and do we desire and other clergymen from this region, attended, per-
now tells me were religious tears. Of all the de t i igan, rto th o n their powerof apprehension, namely, the unc- are we seeking closer communion with God? Are forming the journey by stage.
men I ever heard in whose preaching this "sing of new truth, I think it very certain there was tion, the look, the emotion, the voice, the ges- we seeking grace, to bear with proper christian At the close of the meeting they returned by the
song" style entered, he was the only man in no class of ideas however complex or profound, ture and the sacred song of the preacher he submission the calamities we suffer or even great- same conveyance. The stage started at four o'clock
whomlcouldabideit. Inhiiiit wasacharmand which, if clearly presented to him, he was not fulfilled more of -the conditions for hallowed er that may come apmn ns ? And is our faith in the morning; which at that season of the year
caal ofsbetngroi w itlietwing str-n-y 4ioi t.coff- 9 Hiave we entire was before daylight. All th~e .passengers in the
amerit-becauseit was entirely natural t him capable of subjecting to his own intelligent communication and impress, I venture to say, hristian 7 "'i,- II stage nb one were C.. _t, clergymenn t
-the result of an inbornsenseofpoetier rhythm faculty. The nice discrimination, the refined than at, ..libfr athe_ ..l i.,hdwn times. slav me, : n r i' H < f that one w.a > young ... .1 *.. ,. who within
andmusicalmelody,combinedwitli a voice,whose distinctionyi involved in the profound prinoi- Hence I.I, .Tr, ar-pptlitr iI r.l these classes, ---- somewhat more courage than'discretion, proceeded
richnetsofintonationandcadencewasneversur- ples of theology anti the variousChurc hereeds, and th.? exit ..rjiu1ny 111].,-* his ministry WHAT WILL YO" 1)0 IN 1EAVEN. todeliver himself substantially as follows :
Shecerainy ba materd, s ila peacing. I have been examining those portions of the
passed. I remember well-and the fact'serves he certainly had mastered, as his preaching wielded over them. But not only for these the About thirty years ago, when stage coaches still Scriptureslately, in which prayer isspokeu of, and
well to illustrate the kind of impression he had abundantly evinced, lowest in the sole o! intelligence, but for all ran, ain excellent old clergyman, who had a keen have satisfied myself that prayer is never spoken
observation of the world, wa's travelling on of in the Bible whele the circumstances do not
made upon me as to his character-the revul- 2nd. A sound judgmnent. I is mind within the classes in the ranks of common life, his minis- of th coach from Xorwich to London. It was in thmake it proable wh-yea I may saycertainces do noth
sion of feeling I experienced, when in my thir- range in which it acted, was well adapted to the try had an utterance in a peculiar sense intel- cold writer night, and the coachman, tlme drove ae it p ale-ye 1may say certain-that the
teenth year, 1 met himin Augusta, and learned deduction of sowind conclusions from a compar- eligible and attractive. Practical rather than his, horses over Newmarket IIeath, poured forth To this somewhat stha ruling proposition no one
Alsenth yar, I methim in Auust%, andlearned .such a volley of oaths and foul language,,as t.o paesms aebe ed
that his business there was to sell a crop of ison of ideas. Hence, hi was distinguished for philosophic in the order of his mind ; possessed shoa lle o pas "ng oi la. u e, as to made any reply, but our young friend, nothing
cotton. It seemed so strange that a beijg such the absence of all crotchets and ultraisms in of a large stock of common sense ; himself ng ose t i. sid w.,.ais doubling went on: g
as I regarded him, whom I had conceived of his opinions,and of all eccentricities in his sprung fromthe common people, and trained piercing blue eyes upon 1.,b.. .hn.. 2 i ex- il yan ele rett g
1v sprng frm the ommonpeopl, and raine piering ble eye upon_-.orwardI,-n1 ensforwrdeaninstane twiee thinis notthecase.
only as'sustaining the holiest relations, and as manners and conduct. This, considering the in the progress of his mental development in treme wonder and astonishment. At last the There was again a short silence, which was
almost superhuman, should ever have any circumstances under which he was reared, and contest with them, his mind dealt maily with himsad Wlnm asy, andoturning round to broken by Dr. o apin, who said in his blandest
personal interest in purely business affairs ; the generation in which he lived, is conclusive thos toa n w w those illustrations th at W h mes yti mos n oes ,
naie tosetopcs nd it thse llutraioaa tatthat way." The clergymen said, still with his eyefix- "' I do not mean to deny -your Position, air ; but
and especially in those so commonplace and as to the original soundness and healthiness of adjusted, as near as could be, to their edupon him, "I camot imagine what you willdoin there is a question.eshouldrlike to ask, if you will
groveling as the cotton trafficc then appeared his faculty of judgment. wre a s heaven There are -no horses, or saddles, o be so kind as. to answer it.'
to me to be. 3d. A poetic temperament comniNed with a /ste precise apprehension. bridles, or public houses in heaven. There will "' O ask as ny m uetons as you please-I
Indebted to him so much, as I have thus in and glowing fanc. No one could fail to perceive But while his ministry had in it a property be no one to swear at or tu whom you coa use bad will answer them," was the reply of the young man.
this general way acknowledgedmyeft in Arnold's preaching, that a poetic element of remarkable adaptation to the variotolasses language. I ea To think what u dwhen "'The question I wished to ask was; said Dr.
in Arnold's p c t o you get to heaven."' The .l. C er deliberately, ',, .I nh in a candle
regardingehim as oneaofnthoseemnent worthies pervaded Iia whole mental constituton, A.1 of common life, it was equally fitted to impress more and they parted at th. ,,! ii-,. j, urney. Chapi, v^ lerny hbereat is prayers in the hadle:
* whoso name and deeds deserve to be treasured that his whole intellectual machinery worked the more cultivated ranks of society. The Some years afterwards the clergyman was detain- yelly?"
in Methodist histon and fdle ht ,ite bett when under the influence of its glow.- same striking simplicity, rich and mellow tones ed at an inn on the same road, and was told that is said that the juvenile divine maintained
o little as hibout him at fei thme oqite Indeed, so dominant and pervasive was its in- of voice, poetic and emotional characteristics a dying man wisd to see him. He was taken t p a dignified silence during the rest ofthatjourney."
death, I propose in this paper to record my fluence upon him, that as a public speaker it that ntributed so much,9 win the sympathies bridles, bits, and whips, and on the bed, amongst Comr BOLdLY TO THE THROaE.-If you want
recollections of him-not to.givein their con- entered not only into his sensibilities and the of the former were equally attractive to the them lay the sick mam Sir," said the man, "do your spiritual life to be more healthy and vigorous,
nexion and sequence the facts of his history, character and modes of his conceptions, but, in latter. But the special reasons for the accepla- you.remember speaking to the eoathman who youe mus tcome boldly*to the throne of grace. The
for, as regards many of these, I am not inorm' a peculiar way, into the verve structure of -.hi ability and influence of his ministry with the wre so much as he drove over Newmarket secret of your weakness isyour little faith and lit-
ed, and have, at present, no me ino sentences and intonations of his voice. And cultivated classes, were these: First-The "Yes, replied the clergyman ae ro eThne oie sbloreu youy
informed-but to give an analysis of the man in combination with these poetic instincts, he deeply evangelical: and remarkably healthy "I am that coachman, "*said he, "and I could yet you only eat a few crumbs. The treasury of '
of those faculties and priniples which i th i' possessed a rich and delicate fancy, while ii tone and character of his preaching. Second- not die happy without telling you how I have re- heaven is open, but you only take a few pence.
combination and totality cosetic*ted the m contributed much to the charm and beauty of The beautiful and orderly method which hein- membered your words: I cannot iMnk what y? 0 man of little faith, wherefore do you doubt.
commaio an lta t i o~tfted the man, c d?.. ,""^u ,,wl do bI Qveavi. Often -and often as I have drnv- Awake to know your rivileges awake and sleep
and were the ground of his achievements. his discourse, imparted a chasteness to his variably observed in the plan, arrangement en over the Heath I have herd those words ring- no longer p eges awake a sep
Willita Arnold was born if m mmr general taste and style, which was indeed won. and delivery of his sermons. In -this respect ing in my ears, and 1 have flowaed the horses to Tell me not of spiritual hunger, and thirst, and
not at fm Alt, wnar n, if my memory is derful in one whohiad originallyenjoyed so few he conformed to the Wesleyon model. His make them get over tin _....a.-1 1 .,., but always poverty, so long as thd throne of grace is before
lnot aault, in Randolph county, North Caro- educational advantages preparations were doubtless made with great the words have come ., L ...... I Janot hi/, you. Say rather you are proud, and willnot come
ena, and was converted and licensed to preach e care and much premeditation Third-The wlial yu will do in beacven to it as a poor sinner; say rather you are slothful,
there. He joined the South Carolina Confer- 4th. A deep and Ily senibility. The motion We can all suppose what the good minister said and will not take pains to get more. Cast aside
ence in 1S05, at Sparta, Ga., and excepting al element was one of the most prominent in remarkable purity of his language, and the to the dying man. But the words apply to every the grave-clothes of pride that still hang around
bort period of location be con tid ng a Arnold's mental constitution, and was one of precision and even elegance of his style. I human being, whose chief interest lies in other you. Throw off that Egyptian garment of indo-
ber Of the Conference up to the time o his the main sources of his peculiar strength as a have known no speaker who excelled him in igs in doing and sin g d who wchough not tolav been brought through
-death, which occurred, if I remember correct- preacher. It was too pervading, too quickly the purity and correctness of his style. And I There is no making money in heaven-there Away with that unbelief which ties and paraly-
ly, about the close of 1859. During much pf active And too persistently overmastering, to it is wonderful in view of his lack in early life is no promotion-there is no gossip-there is no zes-your tongue. You are not straitened in God,
yothe timhe of 9his lon conntion with f o have allowed of the free and unhindered ope- of the advantages of any liberal education, idleness- tliere is ino controversy-there is no de- but in yourself. Come boldly to the throne of
traheo tin beaien. lonngo o/ecioni; thhe Con wilgacwer h ate s vrwitn o ie
fence, he was a Presid ong Elder. N o rations of any high philosophic or lgical intel-, that he should, in this respect, have attained ido when you g to heaven.wl I Jes, wh t Fe r ient i. C me bo ge-
surprising. Perhaps we have never had i let, if he had possessed it. But in his case, it to such perfection. But William Arnold, be- -- ly, for you may, all sinful as you are, if you came
us any man, who possessed in a higher d among was just the impulse his specific intellectual sides having naturally a liberal endowment of ROWLAND HILIL'S For H.kDs.-Very few min- in the name of our great High Priest.
many of the more important requisites frea machinery needed to secure to it its most ef- elegant literary taste, was a great reader of tters eve- ri n d r. der in their ser mons less Come boldly and asklargey, and you shallhave
great Presiding Elder tnthaproeeqithodr fctive development; while at the same time, books. Though his range was not very wide, ,11 i. slapdash kind. When he once wentto ,, -a r La,, like a mighty stream. Come bldly,
sense, than did William Arnold in the palmy there was nothing in the character of the ope- it was select. With most of our best authors I i.r.i ...i to preach a Sabbath, one of the ciders, ;r..i .' ,n have supplies exceeding all you ask
days of his physical vigor. The office of Pre- rations of his purely intellectual machinery in Theology; with Milton, Young, Cowper and after the morning sermon, gently hinted that they or think. ithertoyou have asked nothing; ask
siding Eder has, in the Methodist economy, tht interfered with the effect of his emotional Pollock among the poets ; and with some of ere i h abi hearing sermons W sihead and receive, that your joy may be full e
two separate functions. The one is that of ex"bition upon his audience, considered as a our most classical prose literature; he was land, "I will endeavor to rememberthat." After
administration-the proper discipline of the distinct and specific power. thorotighly familiar, reading blis text to some three thousand people in TRTE LOVE.-An editor of a gazette relates that
preachers, an te right management of the 5h. A larse amount, of a certain innate tlndeney to There were two defects in his character, the evening, hle began, "I understand that you on visiting a coal mine, and seeing, near him, a
preachers, I the ight anagemetof h the i supernatural. While it i- perfectly true that +, .... + .. did not approve ot my sermon this morning, but woman with two snmll children, scarcely three
temporal economy of the Church. The other l e .Whis perel t which, though -not vita.le prevented complete want to. h ear I heads and I,.i. W'i years, old, one on esh side of her, he put hbshand
is that of eal for aggressive, revival influence all evangelical faith is a gilt of grace and not a ness. One was a weakneess ; the other was a shall now have 'four heads ,n.. w ... on the head of the child nearest him, and inquir-
iand use of the meang adapted (or omoa i tfee product of naturee, yet it is equally true that fault One was this there was his mental how many particulars.' First, I shall go round of her, "Is thisyour ehild?" "Yes; I havethree
While I take for granted that Arnold wa some minds are naturally formed with a ntitution a decided lack of that construct- about lmy text; secondly, I shall come up to my older and two younger." Taking a small piece of
highlyvsuccessful P residing El adnu stronger instinct for the supernatural with t on a at constru text; thirdly, 1 shall go through my text; and money frm his pocket, he was about giving it to
hisl this first named function, from the n naln. ge e c to e him any great efficiency as an ecclesastical said that he managed the last head decidedly the hbis hand and gift to the other one. '"Notthis one"
evidence that I never have heard to itcon natural, a k, ia-tl g'realer capiahly 1o .pp e,.;. s l.r. o la. e ; ., o th best. said she, "not this one, if you please-thisisimine
atrary, and from the fact tht sp ritu s th ohers, legrator or lea ene outside o Once, preaching on the importance of the union -give it to the other. PoorlitleMaryisanor-
lona during aa serve so rfnther, that this oaiculta mental structure regular routine busmees of the Conference, he of Christians, he said, "I do not wish the waUs of han. She stays with us and we do the best for
duringa period when much mrre strin o the u tmost ih r .ur e ; ,,i participated but little in its action ; and never separation between the different bodies of Chris- her we can, but she is still an orphan."
e e at cu oi. led in its legislation His onl ecially was as tiana to be entirely destroyed, but only lowerd What a lesson of benevelence this furnises for
igny aur particulrito waccouabserve ior 1.I ser, a n e .perient of piety. Wesley poa. PIhrw o u. a.1., rrthn. tetie L ht retlrdehawol
work than at present aoute niy *r "h*r ,a *, t 1. ora f o 'ml n n eminent degee. a preacher. The other was, the lack o( atmo t: /.*e Stt.aih _ta.... .t..L r lur Mr. Iy. of hoard up for its offspring, learn from this good
the latter fun ti i ow that ,*" r'pects o< tdIl 9h i'eld. My dad many of our most every thing like a hearty sympathy and active Bath, r.-i'.l r ,- ," ".. t. l.-i, is ra,".el- woman to direct the giving hand to the orphan and
ationh and achieo hae demonstrated ,a. qu l d.I .d** -.hed w ertb ". And so did W illiam co operation with that spirit of edu.:atnonalen- i ,_,i, l1, ih. -,in,.r.... L....!,r, -r ,>m the the destitute, that now so orowd theland.
to the praise of havingucessathat e bim Arnold anJd iL w he .... *"*, to a large e terpr... and expanesion,which bad its r,,e I b. .] r, t. alings'eohwith "THEt, Coz."-When Ma Lundie, Dun-
Elder He had that beenu great e h g t,' ,, i lle peeul .[ n,tial .ower ,1 t l our church during the latter period of his. oh period ;f hm 'beth e o " ,n .m r.rf..urrl, ,r, r... ir, .'l,. rhe + r uA
faculties, m ental and phy sio l /I" a m i .- I. and 0 1 l i, ry ap aril al qualiy active lifeoi and w ho. e develop ent,.while it A m an on ce a plied to M r. "ill for mission ,n a 1 a.... m.l, a vi .. i, .r.l .h ., .
capaity fo ongh ftted hi" in o he-- pr al pi was a necessity. has thus far been so great a to his Church. and began an account of h r *i- ed ah ,a. .) . rt. l
revival prnaher t And te hadh m ,e a rea DuJ if" ah the chaeteristlesl0 hio blesbin.aing. In attributing to him this fault, ."u ^r"' [,i'\tl_ thin. ;- -y"ur w;as 1sked '... la, il,t herer to do that, ahey plied,
rnd i de presnar. dligon and conatural asto'. 1.1'tha con ._"ion considered separately and which, in one *o pure as he could only have [r"m st we see hw" v ?" " now you are t aB se anri .na read it one morning out oi
dee oalreigton, naeoD nly JId.4 ha -ei. tile pounds of hi* been the result of mistaken judgment, I dem awake. ; '

Jsout|mlrn Q1 riflirt cft.

MACON, GA., JUNE 29, 1865.

Aa avn aE facilities are renewed, thie publicae
tion of tl-e -i.utLorn Clhr.iimnr, A.,t,-:ri ;. -I111 uii-.a.,il
at Macoii, j %.-.r-ia iv l.ila4 rtl a 1 ,r,,ii t- r. ail
are opes, I- t.-,,ry -F tL ba i t 9a.r. 5 b .uLA.rn .rit
enough 1 ,W ni iirr t ev.- a m aiull f tl-.n i tr., ,r.-vi e.n.
be reached, t. pf.abi.'-.-s.r. wji tfr. :..,. .. I
R.:-.a -..n, *11 bha d pen-ld.s n .s .p.- i.-ris Sl%
.stsrltsrrAi. WE rusAt S vwoy helw .:-k j intiWi 5.A
money i eJ-ih Ito prau'o-d wth tilo ,-.-rk
Th. l- ruia, sil ba
One Dollar for Three Months;
Two Dollar for Seven Monthas;
Three Dollars for One Year;
Five Dollars for Two Years;
Pay.t.le s adJ-a,.t., asa iit sBch 6ndsa s are current in
Mda- ha It i ai.- ui ,..arrer.t I a t. i- piha'e .r r ufl 1ti.
s-LA ri. i ix ll Le cre.iJ.i ht. at Ilst, ia s. 16C-5 -t, tin-
sold for here, in current funds. '
SThose sending Twenty Dollars, current fund, will be
entitled to a paper free of rmAr.,,r_- i.' one Iyear.

Cai-~.,i i lia Nasr. -Ehi..up P.,. ..- suggests, "to
a ,u afll-tr,.', a-.ght it not be wall i. '.- i-s.n u ii,. r.b.-
of the paper. We hope not; ye- 1, .t ,,.ii iuatrr.
be hindered in our great work. The title "iSouthern"
is only geographical. The Soutilru COhistian Advocate
Wns established twenty-eight years aaRo.' before the

El' 'I' W i 1 ,. .f ,.- It i .ui ... i -..t.

any indication of sectional i.r,. :..- t. -,i L i.. I
are the Vorthaer, Virih-ihWe.eres, (enfral atd4 We-i
AL '. t l. ... ,r, i. '. L . I i, , l i-.- ,l L

w h pf IrSi bS.t I-a ... Lh.. mr I jil.. .. .-.:,. .- I .

p.-:.,nL a o-...I a i,,-e it nu E nra.ry, nlih.I '...: i.u i N .I
..,tlh F..ii at.-1 A .641 ai. :'s.l iter t-. I'i ,... .11 J iisir.ii.r i"
The name is a household word to so many persons,
who have know, the paper and read it from their child-
hood, that it would be an infliction upon them toochange
it now. It would take a long time before they could
f-el Lb.I tht .j 'r-jry c ,..i,ia ,I,.. r-pgi- ai, t ..:.r church,
1-I5 ld ai r'.'.n ,.t ih...r por.i.Li whui., iu,..--.. ita obit-
ulvry -.I..-mt 1-.s ti-r.oi .t.-d 1,,.I iT.,r -', f Ib1 i_ ,-
tr"L.51 usJ -.lJr 6 .rIJt. 11.-s v,,ll hl,,kJ us j.t-j-.,ll,3 1 l i II-.
honored and hallowed name, plain and unpreteuding as
it is, and that none will consider it another banner .A
revolt flung to the breeze. *

_To ouRtaiTE tUt, -a1dr -.A.. fast as. we find op-
portunity by .Fixprei, i, pastors or by the
mails, we send you this issue of the Advocae, that you
Snmay be advised as to its present condition and future
prospects. We trust that you will read what is said in
the article "Revival of the Advocate," and that you
will chierfolly content to the small loss each shall susi
tain by the failure of the late currency, ratler than em-
barrass, if not even ruin the paper, by requiring it to-
make good to each subscriber hi less, which in the
aggregate would amount to. a large suam to be paid by
the paper. To be sure, we could repay the money we
have received, and with which we expected to publish
the paper we had promised to furnish, but who would
wish it ? If any one does, we are ready to refund. We
trust for a generous forbearance and a liberal support,
and we beg that the friends of the paper 'will make
haste and delay not" to renew their subscriptions. Let
not one wait upon another, for the sooner they are
renewed, -bL .-!ri.:.i i ll ,L .t ie .--t i..i,, ift 4 regu-
lar weekly issues.

To THE PREss.-We are sure there is not an Editor
who reads this notice, but will sympathize with use,
when informed that our removal and temporary sespen.
sion, have cut us off from all our exchanges. What is
an Editor without full files of the daily and weekly pa-
pers upon his table; yet we have not one of either, ex-
cept the dailies of our own aity, which, indeed, have
kindly anticipated our resumption, and numbered us
among their exchanges. May we venture to ask our
eotemporaries to remember us fross this date, and to
ti r us with a sight of their columns; and if they
Psh *'i-t want a subject for a 'iragraph, we can suggest
that they would do a favor to many of their religious
readers, former patrons of ours as well as of themselves,
whom we cannot yet reach, by informing them of the
renewal of the Adtocate at Macon, Ga., with the terms'
of subscription. Those who have been sending their
exchanges to Augusta will please change to Macon.

To THE PREACH nB.-We venture very largely on
the ground of faith in our friends, tie preachers, when
we put the Advocate at its present price: It will require
four thousand subscribers to publish it at this price, and
there a. n.- Inne r>n- Until the number be brought to
the above figures, the subscription will not pay expenses.
We therefore solicit them to get subscribers and forward
money as fast as possible, that there may be no delay in
bringing out a weekly issue.

work again, without money, exchanges, or Correpzon.
dence. We wish to become again, as early as may be,
a vehicle of communication between all parts of onur
Church. We desire, therefore, to hear from every see-
dionof it; and we now solicit such Information as may
-prove interesting to all. Help must be had from our
friends or it will be impossible for its to make the paper
what it should be. We hope very soon to have our
drawer replenished with valuable articles.

IF a) or OF ie PnEAncHsa, into whose hands this issue
may accidentally fall, will inform us of any post offices
or places, that may be reached by Express, private
conveyance or in any way. we will take pleasure in
sending this paper to our subscribers at such places.
Ist' he Fipr. -,:,- li ._ .r..eywithin reach of them, and
i I th-v a l ttl e irL i-.. [ unt offices nltheir circuits,,nd
the rnar,- ..f -'.me or.- at iL.r f-. ,i I) S hose care weo
,ity -r..l p,.tLiae-. -a .ua i..i w,r.t I-aper to the
r.. .- ht'l t.. te h-o.irilui ti. ,ul.,..rt,. Is. -

Tie RAIL ROAMD, upon which the public are so de.
pendent for intercourse and for mail facilities, are all
being rapidly put in order, and by the fall months, it
is hoped that all parts of the country will be again con-
nected, and that mails will be running to every point.
It is said that Postmaster General Dennison is busily
engaged in making arrangements for mail transport.
tion in the Southern States.

DIvecurLTs or TaaSpORTATION.--So. ExPe-ss Co.-
We are under many obligations to the Southern Ex.
press Company for its generous aid In circulating this
number of the Advocate. We have issued it before anv
mails are established, and all that we send out, at hic,
are carried by this Company. We have, howev, ,
considerable edition printed, and as facilities at ,,I
forded by mail or otherwise, we send this numbi ..
our recent subscribers, hoprig that they will renew

MsiaoaiAL or ReV. W. ARNOLD.-The article on1
our first page from thu pen of Dr. Sasnett, was printed
in our last iseue; but we fear that the paper did not
- reach many of outr subscribers, snt- no tiak hi pu-,'.i
to republics thia worthy tribute to rae of the tolusl,e6
ald most ueful preachers of, b 'ld paal' ea u qB li.
o ,tm 'ld pm~l" q~ulll

In our issue of 13th April, (which we fear did not
reach many of our subscribers,) we said :
"Our readers are already Informed, that arrange.
monta have heretofore been made forremovingthoAdvio-
cate to Macon, Ga., as soon as the railroads are again In
useo This time Is rapidly approaching, and the paper
must be temporarily suspended, after the present num-
ber, that the office may be moved. So far as .we have
heard, and we have counselled with otr brethren as
generally as possible, there has b 'eti b tt one voices
: ,.''." ,-;s propriety of this step, and that has been
', in -i In a few weeks, that Is, as soon its it
is possible, the Advocate will, Providence permitting, re-
sums its visits to its patrons, in full sheet, if the fmturo
prospect will permit it. This cannot be promised absq-
lutely at once, for we cannot tell what a day may bring
forth." ',
This saving elause -a.4 call puti ... Before this num-
hber,went to press .lis. li.:,r ret )ut for Macon, to
consummate the arrangement he had made to join the
publishing firm of J. W. Burke & Co., with a view of
using th I' I.o-t hi'. I i.,houd- I-Ir i,.ppl- ,r. the
country will. l.h-ol hol.:.s Sa relig.,., n llrr'.,r.- The
Advocate office was to follow at once, and the moving
was commenced. But'Gen. Wilson'R command reached
Macon before the Editor did, and he found the place in
possession of the United States forces, and the publish-
ing house in ashes. But it was now too late, however
desirable it may have been, to revoke our purpose, or
to change our plans. Some weeks have now elapsed,
and the office is r'-ar- ,iri An- f..? pi-,-- gain set up,
and we are reedy at f.1 h ou-il U [.Ip. 1.3l i our patrons,
tl.., 1 ti.t 1, l s .ill .a, ua-u t h S .etilar visits to
i-rn I. I 1 i ... i. 1p .it r .
iVC-. "in m'- -1-. ',L i-h ii, 'tite fortunes.
Withl a considerable Amount of Confederate money ion
han.,d, when it "eased to be current, we are now ,
i.., .- .i.'liar,I it .. es .. r.n-o-t what we have
1i.r. .i .i .i.rini pa[,r rt,.- pr..sent number is
['r,.i ,,pr. ,:r.i. t Ti a ..n saved from the
o c *-. ..r, ,-r. p.par w.di.1 g is t.-i a few numbers
1i ...- .. .. I-,1.tle w sL.r..i haanot expired,
atd there is nothing left for us, unless we would im-
peril the future of the Advocate by involving it deeply
in debt, but to follow the advice of Bishop Pierce and
other sagacious brethren whose counsel we have sought,
"to rub out and begin again." We see not what else
we can do and exist.
Now, we propose to "begin again," as soon as we
get enough subscribers to warrant even a small edition.
We put the price as low as possible-too low, indeed,
unless we get a large number of patrons. But we have
faith in the Methodist preachers and people, and we
expect to make up present losses by an increased list,
before the year is out. We also put it in the power of
those who have but one dollar to spare to subscribe at
ouce, for a short term, until their purses can be re-
filled-though we hope, as we greatly need money iow-,
that a. marry as can, will subscribe for two years, by
sending five dollars.
We, therefore, solicit a renewal of subscriptions, r
is not for us to say of what value the paper is to tis
church. All the preahcers We have met are solicitous
that it should be revived; and the following letter from
Bishop Pierce must be more potent than anything we
can say on this subject:'
Mr. Editor.-In your treanit from Augusta to Macon
has the Southena Christian'Advocate beeat lost? Whea
- has become of it? I itise it-it .. i p,-., i f.. ..--
the people mias it. We long f. r IlPs.... I .
our old familiar I.;r I I. ii;N-4ri % ,' i. ..* ., '-
ossun? Iet us ir..i.,.. t .-.. ii ...r. adjust ourselves
to the times, either in the patience of hope or the apa.
thy of despair. .
I know your embarrassments, but I trust they are'
not invincible. True, the mails are out of order, but in
I process of rearrangement. The Confederate currency
has collapsed and yet there is none other to fill th
vacuum. Doubtless you bad on hand a large amount
of money which had come in from your subscription
list. Of course it is a dead loss to you and to the sub-
scribers. Thers is nosedemption-no remedy. There
is no responsibility upon thle paper. You cannot re-
sume publication without new cash mu4,. J./, .,, No
reasonable man will or can murmur i'.r I. ,, ., not
furnish biad with the paper to which he w as entitled
before thie upheaval of monetary affairs. The calamity
is a common one. Both parties are alike sufferers.
There has beaS o bad faith. There is no money to
publish with, and no mails recently to carry the papea
if it had beol issued. The subscriber has lost a little
money which has proved to be no money. -Thie Advocate
has lost everything-is bankrupt as to active available
resources. Lot us all rub out and begin again.
T!h F-, "i ; 'e ,rclhi necessity. In the presentcon-
.A. i Ir- "*- t we must have a medium of corn.
munication with the preachers and the people, in order
to conserve the great interests committed to our charge.
The ignorant, the inexperienced among us, need the
counsel of tihe wise and prudent 'I here is a new order
of things. We are entering upon a new era. Grand
events are projecting their shadows over the land. So-
ciety is to be organized. Active, powerful elements
are at work. I hey will need direction. The -pulpit
and the press are indislpenmsabile to safe navigation in
these stormy times. Great interests ., .1,
ns the duty of all good men to do. .t.. ,-I, ,, .
'enlighten thie public mind-to harm --se 11,- ,,.-.r,
elements-to assuage the bitterness of tile hour-to
save the country as far as may be from commotion, ex-
citement and disorder. May God grant us "the wisdom
which is profitable to direct." -
It is my advice that you coimunlcate with the
preachers and people somehow and speedily. Stir up"
all to a prompt, earnest effort to set thi paper on its
feet again. By the way, to avoid fence, might it not be
well to change the name ? Give us the paper at the
earliest possible day. Spare no effort-do not be afraid
to venture a little. Money will come. The church
must have the paper. G. F. PieucEs
Sunshine, May 29th, 1846.

The religious press has itsa mission at all times. Per.
haps, however, at no time Is its conservative and har-
monizinug influence more needed, than at a period of
change such as that through which Southern society is
now passing. When the very elements of society are
disturbed, and organic changes in social relations are
spontsneougtsly forcing themselves into its constitution,
without rule or law, except so far as men may be a law
unto themselves; then, every appliance of religion is
needed to enlighten, stimulate and direct the public con-
scienee. Of these, none has a more salutary influence
than the religious newspaper. No small part of its
benefit is, that its columns properly reflect the opinions
of the wisest in the church, leaders in the religious
world over a wide territory, and by its instrunmentality
unity of 'sentiment and purpose is much sooner secured,
than by any other available means. This may seem to
claim much for this organ of public opinion and inter-
course; but every thinking man will allow it, when lie
reflects upon the deep religious feeling involved in our
civil and social revolution, and that over this feeling
the se8si.r. his sas ,'.... -r i',te power, as that exer.
cised I. e reto ..t*, pr"
Fully appreciating; as we Imagine, the responsible
position the Advocate hold, we earnestly solicit the wise
and good of the land now to use ts columns freely for
circulating those conservative and unifying opinions
that the present time demands. We feel that all the
wisdom and influence of the beet and wisest Christians,
of bi hops, preachers and leading laymen, are now
needed to subdue evil pasesons,-allay prejudices, secure
harn,.:.- y .-freati;ment and arll,a,, paofficate the coun-
try. a .- 14-.1 rte Ci-urch ftI-urd its high mission of
S Wi.'- u f, e rath ant t g.,ao wi to a-ll men." We pro--
p.. O r.r-ist l, iti6.,u l opp,.rn.,nity of becoming co-la-
borers with us um this work, and we shall feel that they
have failed in duty at a vital ploitit, both for the interest
of society and of the Church, if they are silent, when-
ever they may saya word that can effect these desirable
What we have said, will aua le,,til. .nmui.,. rit. i.L.
tint p.Jrl..aja We have in view in rssmia g si.,r .i-lit-, &l
helh0os iS t e changed state ,.-t p.sun, alre. E.,i -.
Bp, o odawhith qnastonor p- is p.:ti-v

or to animadvert on political measures. Our mission is
to the Church-our purpo-e, to endeavor to get the
heart right before God. Whatever teaching or argu-
rent, or exhortation we may deem necessary for this
end, we shall not shrink from. Believing firmly that
God reigns, and that true political and social wisdom, as
well as'Christian principle, demands that we all recog-'
nise this great fact, and bow submissively to the divine
will, our purpose shall be to bring the public to acknowl-
edge tlw fact, and to order their lives" accordingly., To
do tits we shall dwell more upon the great principles of
i .J i. ," inr..I-trt.1ti r." IAr, upon the merely tsmipo
rm ~- i r I.,u I -'r. it i onfuse our th o gi hs, ir. I
afflict us with a sense, of the mystery in which that ad-
-ministration is veiled. Some of these are human in
origin and.aim, and God may be left to deal with them,
n the confidence, that He will protect His people and
vindicate their rightl, if they will follow duty; others
are local, partial, trans.:tory, and we shall soon emerge
ft r. T, e I i. Vd..., ii.,- r. r" ra i .-.6 .ir path; others,
6,i-.r. c.rie -img.ia.r; -ni ..i. i. .p'-.-r so soon as our
vision grows clear. We do not think It necessary, at
least for the present, to enter -,r...'. -. .,i.oa of these
disturbing forces; but rather to exhort every reader to
i firm faith in that Chirist who its ead over all thiihg
for the Churlch," and whose one work it is to establish
unversally the Kingdom of God. If, after a time, this
be found impossible, by reason of the perplexkng ques-
tions that may present themselveas-if it be ascertained,
that the minds of God's people do not spontaneously
settle down upon fundamental truths altogether satisfy-
ing to themselves, then we may enter this field, and
endeavor by teaching to do what we would prefer selioutld
t .,- r. r .-ii- -.. .... I ,tr, in I lGod.
What we need at present is devotion to duty, such as
otr Ood seems now toaet before nu-active, zealous
o eibrt to save out of the wreck of the past what of social
order remains,, and to give a fresh impulse to every reli-
gions interest-and we exhort all to apply themselves
diligently to this task.

Three months ago, there was a most promising state
of religious feeling in many of our- churches. Attend-
ance upon divine service was more general than it had-
been for a long, time; in several churches protracted
meetings were holding with good results; and the
liearts of God's ministers were cheered with the hope.
that this was to be a most fruitful year in His vineyard.
But the marvellous and unexpected events that have
intervened have, we fear, so distracted the attention to
our temporal concerns and our civil relations, that reli-
gious effort has been, in a great measure, relaxed, and
our (Ihristian energic | i.I,,,i PI i'-rf.l I. spLa.
tions have assaulted :... ..1 i,-r. ..i ,r.- a.i- la..I ir. il.,
faith, hope has lost its buoyancy, and in aome eases, we
apprelhnd even faith holds the promise with but a
I i.-,. So much attention is required by domes-
tic affairs, so much thought, to find the means of liv.
it,1I :.:. '."-. stagnation of business, that it is not
S .. t1 i. sair natural care for home interests
should abate our zeal in those services, by which revt.
vals are begun and carried forward.
The statement of these obvious faets is not made,
because we either approve or would encourage this
state of things. Tie least that we can say of it is that
it is unfortunate-we might, perhaps, speaks ore cor-
rectly, were we to say, that in very many instances,
the religious decline of which it is both a source and a
symptom, is criminal. Religion ou!htI 1... s .t u al&.,-
all variations of earthly temperature, raise us into an
atmosphere, where we are unaffected as to either our
faith in God, or our zeal in Hisa cause, by.any of the
storms below usa-for all storms ought to be be e n
It i no good sisP I... i . aci..- ot i -.i .,,.er
course with Gtod, a.. j- ,I. i....o'"'h Ila ., I- H- ....
assigned us, are su ot r- i. ..,l t- -.:. ,.. i.r .:11.. --
to carry forward the affairs of this world, which belongs
to Him, in a way that does not quadrate with our de-
sires. Time confidence in Him that dies under the
cloud, is not a healthy confidence. We -5may suspect,
that it was the growthkmore of the sunshine in which
we have been basking, than of those I -rresim t.,g ,.pr.,
ual influences, that -ought to have go .1 a i ,at., i,-
depths of our natnro--influences, that.accompany true
faith and give it al ale vigorous growth.
These thoughts deserve considering; and if on re-
flection we find that we have been drifting from our
safe anchorage, we ought as soon as possible to get
back there. And there is no better way of return, than
by entering with honest and heart ...l. 'r. tI," ....I
of the Church. Let no measure, Si.,h ,.., \u si,
may be instructed in religion or the old led to Christ,
be left untried. Work in the Sunday-school, attend
the social maii'.-, -- [ r..-.ut i ih grtva ,.usu-rT,.
tion, hold up I.: ,- .t.- .1' I t- ,r..r...-r-r tar ,r s r.t-
him, prayfor)..... -i .r I..J l- -11. r- i .rail th.., rni .,.
presence shall bo manifest in the Churches, and our
mourning shall be turned intp joy. God never deserts
His people. They may wonder from the way, and 1iae
sight of4-Him, but. their is the first departure. He is
still waiting to carry on His work-still ready. Souls
are yet to be saved; the dying are all around us, un.
prepared for eternity, and if we believe the Scrip-
tures, they need to have done for them what the Churoh
. aid Christians can do, (with God's blessing on their
work) or their doom is sealed. What Is now needed
for our country, more than any other good, is a wide
spread revival of religion; and experience teaches, that
thisle is not to be looked for, so long .. th,.- ir..-'-. d
followers of Christ fail to "come up I.. il,: t.blp ..I t e
Lord against the mighty t' We need now, above all
a liclng, active Church membership, among whom the.
Spirit of God is at work, purifying; ii, .i. ,.1 i. I
them a gracious influence upon all u--..an1 tir-., i
union of labor on their part God' work is advanced.
But if they remain paifiv and if, when they do attend
upon religious services whetheth' regular or protracted,
they leave it to the zeal and ability of the preacher'
ulono-to his fearliul denunciations of sin and 'his elo-
quent persuasions to piety, to affect the obdurate
hearts and break down the perverse will of the imperil.
tent, they will see much work *..ii. -, .'t lilta iuti
and glorious opportunities of i.. uli.i
away, with ...t .....i,". ....Ir- Let no all; there-
fore, see to it, 1i i 'r.I. in csauch condemna-
tion; but let us oeek with faith and zeal, in this time of
trouble, to recover from the paralysis that affects nos,
and with renewed energy work for a general revival In
the Church of God.

The annual commencement of this institution will
take place on the 9th-2th of July. On Sunday the
9th, the Commencement Sermon by' Rev. Armininus
Wright, of Columbus, Da. On Monday the 10th, the
Sophomore Exhibition. On Tuesday the llth, the
Junior Exhibition. On Wednesday the 12th, the
Graduation of the Senior Class, and an address by Hon.
Thos. Hardemah, of Macon.

A letter from Dr. McFerrin, wh* has returned to
Nashville, informs us, that Bishop Soule greatly desires
I',ast .ai- .:., .r frr..A. es meet t.- i-e and ri, li
'r.l.-ri.e ial.:'did i.'B elected to i enraiaTl C-.:-nte.ra.,. at
J,.o, Ilo r, 1866. He thinks it impracticable to
hold a called General Conference.
Dr. MeFerrin writes that Bislhop Soule is in very fee.-
ble-health, and that Bishop Kavenaiughlis at work in
Kentucky. ,
Thie aimsne letter informs us, that Bilsho.- 's.t kr *I iit.,
Northern Methiodiat Ch'ir. rq .." t s r *1,I t ii r..,, a
of that Church In' eaat rer.r--Hs.a lie tir:p'r=.1 .l' f's
M..F i .e ,irtn cf the tia.- Ctjr.'-ss, sioda true Di

:,te arlaoL'aliasn u. m,tt ,wrriKr1 -

The present' -up..:a.,.l r... u..,-i. r, m ,onetary Aft*r iht pir. I-l ti.U-..i it:-i lsI. t rumt-er of the Adv .
world, as we hti i r.-t- ak r. J o I. I .'. N. Lie fI AuII rjss no? re ri.J s .-i' i fs very handasme
financial crash.- ran ia i-. r,'. eA-Ps,-iro< or 'r..ra,. r pamphlet fr m il.e prr.*-*..r .f. W Ei,-'ke& Co., Macon,
tions in the IT.. av nE i i it-t oI v,i'.,'ae pte r.r s i 't rln a inre l. r ...r .rui ii-noB le young patriot
.approaches, t r ,.. -.- tA r, .. ,. peritet dE,:-ii.- *,- wle .- niam- .,,., .i I. lE oa f i hthi article, Its waes
money was, in r,e iiLL, . .- if? .d t .--I.r I- h ,. hr, I ,.- ;.-:.n o r I'en .t rnj r.ii eti. AIt.-1 Chass,e seq of "
ability Of gran it -a.j ra ar.,. i~eo, r. ... o 1 j-, iat I .:, a ,F Ht y. -,.. man r. of eLe-r.Jng ri-rts
once bt thebotlo R.'-- 0-rT.,, n .ha.- .i ora -J..:,, and I I,- I'.. I pl.arus1 i. II,, .* istry
almost every .-i11 r ir.:.n' ,r,- ',. n s tnirs..,. a ,rh ''. I t.r I. Oh e .. 5 xt bi[ eirrsff. e,.
into itself all r,-r- ,.a.,-, ,, '.i W d ils6i ae a,, r. Tise i'oln .'drr rtl z r..i,,- ,r' e ,i iP in- hi T .i.'.r h
with it, and ler. r- .i-,,,. .- .i ,r ,, n r Early p .-m r-. t l ir m,, r i. r 1.1 i, .I l
nth ,,lh ,hi.n-, ip.- t "t Weslr i 5i" nM i&tiis ,nB'B 'rr, on.,"l' Al-"h
.ou that we s. -ru I. ,r .... "i,-c "Ti a d hi: etoe f t.., I.:.rr,. I, A I ,, 'e. Tja r.i t.
is a debt you I .II .. ..,rir w I T ..--i 1 h i \,Ar nr
Yet duty requires that we say it. Our spiritnal guides taste, and soon beces- a d.-"..r Ii .. 1 L V li-s
and teitchers must oth be forgotten in tthe sellish con- *,. -r -. .1 I I .u.-., *.-. a, .',ii i'r, a '.
corn for ourselves and our immediate dependents. Titey l rn l. had o ed his r "1t-h would relish
to pst T Wlite lit, had completed his er-enth year he had read
who preach the gospel must live by the gospel,. The his B.:. .-...,.i. ii...-a-. .,-,,i r.-r- u. '. -;e year
ox that treadeth out the corn must not be muzzled. The i .. r,, i-.'n. .i .. In I .u-, -P.. year he
ir.,..r., ;. . i r .-.f 1.:. idre. The bishops, thie preside. ,, 1 1. i. I I i s [I sit l. f-r islerence,
;r,. .i.-r- r-- p t.-r.,- i-... misionaries, the superanuia. that ..113 A -e1-1. I-.r. U r.i- a,-L ,-t They
ted and supernumerary preachers, the widows and ie i, .- ..-, i..r ,1. Promist, Priayesa, Frai.eI. Ar
.* .l.,-,.-.f -.ur teachers, all, by the law of the Church l I.,-- it11. r .- i, .- 1..=- ,T.pi ,t-ir.,-n E r.; It..
i- -i- nus that we cannot ignore, w without l rl ...'r. ri- ,i:-"...r ii '-. He is.e. r ..--. ,
proving untrit e to dci. r .. t im possible to .T -1 .. Ol t- rh -atr I, i .trl,. i ", ,-r..n r O Lr 'n
to le e t thl s e ilai m s I ,'. i -t i i ,1 w e n it t n e e I, . ii i; ; I. 1 h. ... .r. .. i- i '-Srr-
erthelesA to w hat we CeB Theyy w ho have m tihi ., .-,... ..t a...i uil i tr ,-1. i.- b ul In addition n it
should "pay much; tlly walo liave little, something. ti..- i.- ..-i ,, Bri., i isr,-..n tihr Attributesof,
Each ought to do wiht .he can-all give something- ( 1. ,i .-. ,ri.. .r. ..-, rt.. ,,oar.r. These are
',,. r.e r. -i bread or clothing. "-.- .. ., .-. r..iDt.r h,a a fw are remarks-
F ,,i, r i be itr e- as perhaps all w ill- thore ,- ,', i -' It ,- t -..1 w.I ir I Li tact in h er.
is something necessary besides admitting' th^I nth.- ... i .1 1 1 i -, -.,n O ,'T- wouldWa
The officers of the churches where they hiave not tlone He was s member otti., Tu:...ij f- .i Tn n- '',ils i
it, should take immediate steps to iPPeet these chdin and was taken prisaone- n. -. -., .. pi id3..,,ti.
How many of our preachers ave itimnl lre want during under tarmoduke. lih' -- '-li, ,, --. f-r,-e .. -
S.- i... ,., L ,' -i.en exchange. ar-a i. ,ng aull. ie
these last two months. and no one has considered their .. ,, ... after the sil i i.-.,r, I.
necessities. Bit, says some grumbler, hoye not others was assigned to duty in the First .no i Tid M,i..r
suffered likewise? Doubtless; but the Chorch has form- .:-.."r -t in which he was serving aietl'e
ally undertaken to support her ministry. and they have ,, r.- ,t..i ,-,. v r.-i ri- : 1 ,st il. ial
a right to expect at least some inquiry ,as to their lowing ., i, i. -i.'T.....1r- .n-. -ii.r,.:.i Tr.,i :ur J.d r
circumstances and wants, especially at a time when it is friend dieu a jiriasman:
known that destitution and suffering are general. This "i -n ;-. -,. 1 ,-i* i i n LtIr--r.:. I illO t,
is the least can be done for those whom you have vol- ," i ...ll r i-"' '-r. .i,,0 '..r .t ui.j nt I.
uutarily taken under your care; and lo do less arni-gues ,11 i. -' 1. r.' ""ar r. ,.' .I .*iri.u',l r)
an inchristiar inditTerence to duy. Naiy nore --to make ,.., t ,... ,,11.1 admir tion of
no effort to aid them in this crisis of their aflfirs as well .,, :..,,,, t,,,. i ,.y complimented
as your own, proves you to be one ot' those csculatiing . i, .- ,.-,.'rv .,- .t 1 h:r,. r, est
Christians, who have laid away just so much to pay --... .' r._,ci. w.,s.,.
their fare to heaven; and if this is lost, they will raLher '.- i I I. t i i. i .i y, [
not go, than to trench upon what they had reserved ktow he -c-a v-ird-i-.ln a. r. .onlt .-. .I..
for earthly uses. Your religion may pass irspectio nance dT cl ,, leso ,.;- 1-. I *t, w.
aonug blind men, in holiday times, but it will never do prepared to die. i- ....i. v th the brigade
for dark and stormy days. ;The path of i, .1.... curcl, and was, I -.
eth more anid more unto the perlcet day." -, .... ----
just, who expends on the gospel what lie does not want ., r -.... .. ..
himself and that only; but if need be. lie husbands his METEODIJS Bt "K [ DFPOLI iR Y
aubstantce lest the gospel be hindered. Bejust, therefore, Ti. ',: .' i i I .,r.-:.1 it. I b. : atAr.hra,.as
to your pastors aund teachers, and let the Church see hav: -"..... I.a- t.: -, ti,' ..1.l-l. i.rmiry .,.'-.i
that all is done for them, that is possible even int these p.-. -i -. r- i. , r'.l r.i ri,, .), it, e Jnd i,
days of pecuniary trouble. I,- .i t .V -, jr.-J ..r .,r ro .1 -.I' i ii :-:k. a. ,l
O K.- i I ,rl ,,ro--r i. ...nir.- n...- r.,r-,. ,.ra g- ,, .r
WORKt. Cotton Avenue, under the Masonic Hall, where we pro
Many al airy fabric has umbled intoo the dust-- ose to continue busineBa until the Committee shall
many who thought that tThey were about to need ne.w meet. ,,or I,... -. ,I- LACl,-na. ,raeJfrai..
barns, into which to ._-, t,., .. ir abundant harvests, securitie- ... I m .I,,, i t LL.,,.- 1 r- w r. .-A is h.,,
and ,thast henceforth .....-.. "eat drink and be now requires us to pay again the debts due Nortrmra
merryy" hafve found all their bright prospect, suddenly Iousea, which had already, been paid to the herr.,-
vanish. The ancient sentence is reiterated to this under the Sequestration Act.
generation, In the sweat of thy face Shalt thou eat I desire as may of the Committee as can do sO to
bread." ell, there is neither disgra-e nor criinal- me me t he 2d week inJuly, at Macon, during Cons.
ity in working, and the Southern people who have mencemett, to advise as to what shall be done. for the
toiled so industriously and endured hardship so nobly future. I will then have a statement of the assets and
I.. .- ,year have already become, in a measure, in- l abilities, so that we can see howthe Depository stands.
ured to what is before them; and we trust that they J. W BnKE, Agent
will be true to themselves and show the world that
they know how to yield gracefully and courageously to NeRsy'a CULM's PaRIMea.-NEaLVb'S SFaLhEa a-n
the order of Providence. RtAvrr.-These books published by A. Bleakley, As-
But o.lre ia need to exhort audfencourage many gusta, Ga.,have been laid on our table for examination.
people to immediate activity. A grepa apathy ]as So far pa we have examined, they seem to be very well
fallen upon some; and they wait for, some fortuitous gotten up. -The arrangement and classification of the
circumstances to bring themrwork, while they ought words are judicious, indeed very nearly faultless. An
to be seeking to make opportunities 'for themselves. t .ii ..,r ,,a.. .,.i,.r I ..,,r., i -. i0-0.-,L.. is the inser.
They will wait Ion. I rl.,, i..- here is now a com- r,e,,- .. ... ... -.. I, ,-. r-.r..i rt mispro.
petition for work, rimt a.i ..l -. r, t. ,, r I r,., t ,J r,..j. .. ai..L .t a' r. '. ~ AuIt. a'- th.ih. f',ll.i i;. we
ever is energetic ,...,. i .1 Ji -'.r,...- ii. . ,, 11, t. ,, .- rr -. a', ,, a.. r,. 'i a-e-.t.. II i,.. r.4. tlhI
race ; while he who t..r r.- .- iq, .1.. ... ,11 I .- i .: .- ,,. ,. .1. -,- I ,,:. a .-i.r .,r'., sl.- .
bably wait in vain. Better ao to work, seeking work. but captain, ceroin, etc."
T ,h -r,- ., i ; I ,. .- I -, :.r: .n .' ,, v ,,r i.1 1 .. r.r ;,. ,,: ,' .,'-' f''' '/'/ r...r ar 'em '
in the South than heretofore. Fewer .- I. ,, ... re
by cultivating the great staples; fewer will live by A I I r'.." "-..., i1, rtitl .. Ike .hr. as kinder
having other, to work for them; fewer will live upon t .. .. J- .. ,. r. I Hi iu.ght have
thewealth of others, and the g,. a r. i .... .' .. ... ., .i . -..: .,., . .!.,i .-ir. Another
dutarial ,pursuits will render it -- -.. .., .., .,,,,,,r...I t- I t....k- =. It` .- r llrst .i' i..- pronun-
whatever means of living may be offered. Hence, ..,,,. ..i. .Ii i. ia, ~.a.I,(-,I rG.i diflutr eases,
trades, ptuiitsa, employment will multiply, until we ..... ...... .. ... lt dissent
11.ll I. ,,1.1 h. r' I l .r. it . . 11. .. li, a. .. ,
1." ..t -. .1 ... .. I. i. h i ,,.. I,". h. .f r pI. r.ur;...i r, n.t1 hi.a ortho-

some new field of enterprise is the true patriot and ;,.., .-'. 1 d- h..l hak Ihat I I. .,let, birthl
phlilfans opLst. He helps his countryif he helps to make 1 J ., .. d- 4., ,... ,l. -I. .J ,. in ale.
it independent, and he helps his fellow-citizens by (page 42.) -
.-. Is ii.. it,. ...afind -ionie something todo We do not think that the sounding of "s"-like "
l,, ,si t.ll I. r : -,.s ..-. -. Those w t, : . 'l ,,, f. i i .-. ? !I. .. '...--.. C .'J d. J.--n:..-
(if any are left) may thus help won i L 1..... i.'J .,. ii,.. .- .-ni .T-, .-.i p.fe ir.
again; and those who have only labor to offer, may E,-. af,. i'.- ,. rht,- ,. .. li. it.- ,t -ipeak-rs.
sooner find work, and lose no time in re-establishing our v, -, it. i.. n I- ...t-- I -ith r.--: u.
country's prosperity. Let work be the order of the I, .. -. L-.,, .. .;re ,e1 ... i-.r.hg ..i I
( ay. / .i 11 -.... .

We find in a contemporary the following extract
from a sermon preached by Bishop Paine at Aber-
.deen, Miss., where he resides:
W. I-it. passed dli...;r. (-.,.f years of fierce
and 'A,.-,-i, war. It ..- *.-r it.- decision has
been nma.-' '".y ti u-..r,.lv y .'.,--rities, and I pre-
sume I mig,, ih-A .. ir- of the civil an-
th.-, Itie- .,i--f.r doubtless, they have concurred
ith tlhi to ,r.,r-, ti. .,;i, a ..r I,.i c.- li and in their
a.. h:inl .A t ,,r..- 1* I p- I..' oeen surren-
dered, a will al 1. -i i, fa--.. -l Our armies
exists .uoh no longer. The whole country east
of the Mississippi river now resumes its place in
the Union." What, the-.' 0 i. lO" :,u r.. i
.-rs6.i-'l b t oit iensa? li ,.- sr, ..Q,.. .. .
I. , r as clear and i.-.*,..: i .,1 .. ul.i
camly, quietly and unanimously resume our for-
mer position as peaceful citizens, and in good faith
enter as such upon the performance of our duties.
Our country hans certainly suffered -r..,InI, t all
that is dear to us. "Thousands of T,.. a I;t,-
have been lost, and millions of property destroyed.
But le au tea..'i.t rii. surea our thoughts and efforts
to the .r,. 1 1. ,,1' h t.-t,, I. : r. -I n I .e Em
fill. '. ,i, Iaim1 ',*I 1-.l .. I .ln .
cared for.. The education of .. .... l-n .j-.i. -
provided for The tendency t.. I,-.. r .i, .r ., it..i
invariable concomitant of war, must be arrested,
and law, order and fidelity to every social, civil
and religious duty must be encouraged and sus-
tained by us. .
Let all the soldiers heed the advice and follow
the example of their leaders, who have given up
the struggle. Let them receive the parole agreed
upon, and in good faith ? .I i-I. ,.,, a. -,,,. r-.
turn to their families ,...] i'.. a-. n-,. .-..l.
peacefituoitizens. Let t.virn. i..' v-liJ rhif'"&mp.
tui re carry y a .. r a i wl i- a' ., bhi ch we
have -sT t rt.u ',J,,.J .r- :,. i. vi>,.. 1. r.och
a worisr,.. .-..tro- r, -,lil ri su n r,. g ..rl, but
Lb .ng mar sat st-l *.ie u-l .l j* a up. r t. W : '...
try. iOl uIt-Tli r-aj; ilt ..r. Fd in ir frna., is.
hb .i!T,l ; +.Hl.-[r.. .c a r. -l, .i [ .. .
.li.' -a1 p,,lii'. d1 *.,-ii t. 'n- a r.6rhscl'. 2 I. r.-,
ari- .T,,: i i .,'h .r us.i-J,. i- aolein lvy fi *.'Itr.-*
t ar.h i s,-.. .'..s -....airtt ih ln ti0nS E,s- r *.J- ..-i
ttl K'; <.";p i r V.. -ari,1 ,;t.l u -al r-.. -ar.-j
-, w..ul],'.h J cf.,t' r.: t^"s-s '. t, h b ar 4;.ie .,is i l- 'o
r ,use int ,-'-,-,J I i is l r ,n ,.,t m p r p rj i, h r- ad I n w -
u e.iJ rir r, j l. h.l .;l'-.r I pr .Afi rm Ir.-.
r..o r.- a, i Bm.;...p [Ia I ., rrh
-r r.- r,..1 lr ,i.tJirs- i, .T I1 r, h ,i ih- ni";9
i r, t., i .-- r.L. -1,4 y V r1 ulf I r-' p ,l.
I'ull1 i au.] .r.ri 'l a ErJi-. "' it-i n alri ia c the;r
indaenoe, both publioly ,-j pr,i ,i le ai J.pTO-
motion of peace and q-M.i-' ..... rjg.. 'Wilt H,
and especially among the rirni-rter n u4 Inemi..f-ri
Of Tbe M. U, Clpu"tS, S uthb.'


IJ ., -= .,i1. ta. -. r, ih. C...k 14 :.Fpl of .ne-
.II | l',- I,|. ... r l ..f .,- j, 'u <.l. ia p ih i th- sis
I-. - *.. I.- !,
iTor. _, m'tlaia ,,-,,t. --If, another column
l ., t.I u II t .. 1 h, iul, h r :-..rI, Ccl-ei llislre t heaI

'. I .n -m ner. i i.-..j i .rt I. M i It
,- 1 .- 1.i ltir.....,-.iIl .'f *'-.ll-g.late ys..i r,

,r. r iiJ I i. t ...I It.- average attend-
i, ri i. -a, : t ,, r. i. ,f a-..,I ,! ...a le r.,-,

1-L' is- i.-.: a. ic *'.ii.ll .l-h t r. regular uenrriculum.
ii. ,:-. ..-.-. ,. r, j,, ,i -j... Fully equal in talent
i, I .,1 ni: .1. llt i -, 1 .nl ru. r. l.5 'ii . il 'i f
-it :.rj-i ir t , ,. a id" sr r'lr lu l r s.t-.s f-
j i..liS-liar raatiwsis,ate.eC-
c I* 1 -' I T. ir^ 'ln.r iar. pur. ,: r ,)eor.
gia that this instituting is likely to survive the fiery-

tsl '. s.-ii ..- all0.,rir,M.eglii Oilt w&
.-. r. i l.j' I r. l .-r all. iI... ,rl le an. waill,
,.I I J .!.' .....I :i :.:a...s llr. si ily,.e it.. lt pp r. a .
Slr.1 ..r.- -. i e lll : a .l's 1 aI i b l Opp-ri.

,r.. ". .l r-. : .r I LRu .': liir.llr C.irlh6 f.iL r
,- I- 1 i. .. ri,,,.-.,l-.'i .i ,.I il.i- s..uripoiS -' S ,tr.O.ji
employment for ourselves, 'we could not pay salaries to
employee. It would 1.-.,- t.L-"'. l-Sta to b.stPsia n -
our whole official life with him, had Providence so
u, .,.l. ,-..r-.1 t,'. ir- e st r.I-eaw -o ., laihful,
h 3., '.,. ,,ri r i..?' a.n a .ihii', -".:rk aia, Ia well ;i'Orm ed
"g .all nln, .., a 1,.,',, ,r r laith-i,5 fld iievr...a r sb
h.i r.en me:-i pleoai rio-w i[ f. I.-.n years, we part
ii .rn I..,1-r wi ,f-,ir r ensf ral, ti.l th. pr' t.a.srity and

l, t..- T i s ;x. Mi u is,,n t5,: ll -r' i. ti r td .
F'f ilsdTti -r.e .' tI. i- l. r.i' nin, -. ,rr ailsiit[-.:.ud r f s
u,':,,rr in, e' I. ..,,r ...r.i., wer. .riler.,- The
'.tl.r,.a.- Bo,.. i.,p--..i...r, .W1, Agen, wee
,-iroed dp i a.-it i- .. -i 'l'ir. it. ,iIs I11l ,i .[ IOa kin
itr'l- Tt.- i.rrntir,.; t i t.i,..saiu .-.I J W BurKe &
"., r '-'l ;, n r'r"sUh i"t. .. cr ipi..r, a nw career of
u'se lL 'l,,, 1i..r lI -as-se . I lIr, aLrl e'5c-trat -n, was
ltta~ .at j -,J Alil iLL. pre sO., Ba.I-, i -h .., press,
a l th1,- k'. e ." r. .t i an ar-Os a la i61 ,u ol r or-l
"'i..-L M : 1i:i it..Y pa an e&.,d. But its .. "Pf. b l
Pr.Dini? H1 :,,s' "-j5, Iisn, irs IN eh,, e ,Is1h. i Dep S-
p r. r;At.llpn t r 'mi uIllt&. Int e the e UU iA & IOt" r 2l the t L
me&^r-t ~ pibhlrS Lbe llAfdlt~tNbKI4LM

DEATH ..*'.I tr.- .aTa.. -Mc' .llt. t TWO1 MONIT!S 01' HISTORY. sinceta dataerofsaid prolamation,nowdesiretoApply forand
Sigu.rneyv .I r.t iTu'. .t .... tIu.,. j'i ev, 'l... 1, l rIc...rJ we gsIve of public events, on 13th To h ndthh o e e, a the authority of the government
ty-f Ir.r., l ..H.. ,d ..1... r....I. r .... 'i',sh i ~ w.oIma, and of the evacuationf fredomma be estab d I, Adrew Johnson, Preasdent of
to a period .. ..,. -- .... *n, ,I ..t cttl.e I,.., ll-. al' ^, t*"1' twe, ough change have been the United states do prola'l anldolaore that I heby grant
to all rsons who ha's diroelty or directlyy participated In
inAt adirt.: ,,,i ,, I,.. '-I *c. 'n,. I. Lf t 1ill a %,if-. In twomonthe many people the exlsing rebellion, eteept as hereafter exctepted, almolty
listedd ijst r.i., ,, .,.. h -r t, c -. .. '. ,'r,'r. t aand sorrows that might suf. nddon, with rCestoralin at alln r oictof propertinxret.
Hntley,. -. -. ...,,. t .t ..,.., Il.. a rtohed. Pursuing our 'usual lawsof t UnIted States, provdlngt leensn fptr
tpnisr'l, ; -I...s. .*t tIlag i. ,l,. ir ef pmtce the mot reliable on lhe conditi ons noerthela, that eve ry- oi person talal
ofninttetteeu ,,..nI f,, ...5. I.r t, J I.,l r.. li,,,r. I d Lrt'. hT s, gvelx cursory view of tese takoaserth ol goath, which shatlhe rees
where hIet n ..I- *i1 'rtt, .,r .i,. o i ,,:f..r ,ri records as we have befo ered ore maStOlent oe trvation adbIe bef thetonor and
Mrt. Cutle .r, d, nt", I do leraswearac cm ins npresenceofAtmighty God,
'f was t e" '.tm'.iI ,! t.-' ,. rsly,ug tpon'our memory. thatwlltbnoeeoIralth l ydend ethConstntlt.n.ofthe
lfe.s'a.. te ,,I t ... I. ..I... "t Itt 1A..,, Los [/ ...,l Richmond and Petersburg, United tewandItbe Union of theSta.tes.therender,. stiltMat
been very ...... cu. r.l. ',A wil cts I, '.11 psd b Ran. Grant's overwhelming t t like manner abide by and fathftlly .support tt tlawt
ll p r I, -[ b gen. Gr s overwhelm sinad proclamations which have tbeen made during the existing
.edtollion wtith'cotrenoe to the emancipation of sales. So help
BREAvIN'y.-Thte manyy friendss of the pRev. rm .r.. s,. l,' tlht he was obliged me od. f -
~RaAVKM T-Tt. mauy ronens ofIto surreeli., I" r to save oven a remnant. This was on 9th Te ttlasltthg classes of persons are excepted from the bene.-
J. Parks will grieve to know that hlie has bee bereaved, o ers and men were perhi ed to ret urn All of this pro ton e pretended l o iplt
by thedeath of his most excellent Christian wife. e. theirprat property, and to re turn wataor tehaageeon pretended civil or iplomati
closed her pious and useful career, after a long and di. unm oleparol sted by l the Unid Statproperty, anuthore- C edrate States. .
tressing illness about l31st of May, eand was buried at "
erld homoe i Greensboro' Gati's util regularly exchanged, on condition that they '.. t ,, ittC te
obeyed the laws of their respective States. This was ,, r l, n.. i it ,
F..r w-8e.,s.t.rr, I ..',.ti,, a I ,the end ofthe valiant, .elf. saoriflcingarmy of Northern. ?. it '. 'Atl ,. "', ' 1 the aitte d
I, THE. IT T.~.11 'IA TIlH. CHII.IPt.:; ,Cif, Vrgia. ien. Lee himself ettlrned to Richmond on t .,,,.,,s, t ',n,. '.t ',".,l,,, t'the rom.
No paroe.
heaSr sa lt.t mt.its -"It Ctrs e .. ,t, And now, the army of Teatoasee under Gen. John. t..... ...... '....i.' thetrwisen

the press on htvbis 51t 0,,..It sr,.t nt too slotsnLitnear Smithfleldelittle east ofRaleigh, NX. 0C., ,Bel.l I ,.,., .. t, r, ".,. her Capact.
together wlit allthe plres and much of theb printing was tin great danger. Its condition may be learned ,s, tr .....,,, ,s .. ... .. ,,.... .,a
material of J. W. Barke & Col' Publishing House. This, front a recent communlcetion of Gen. Johnston himself.'" r:.' ; ,.t; ,, , ,'
Together with the 'eptire failure-of Confederate mouey, He says: ''',r' rl .' r' "1* '" .... '"
has prevented nme fim fnlfillihg my'io'ntraot with you, On o theh 1h fo ,April. t day the ntt O th -r.'t, .. I,,- ..' .' .. '
to sunpplyv tie tid. fort I .... Bi-i upon, a ndail iturnaofthlree Lleut. Oeesra n, thls Army ofentea, e, numbered it- /1- & 1.. lI.,r"JsT. ,,.,. I 1 I I..r r ,
l p t h ri .... i ....... ... I ,..T, ,rt,.s upon,, d pa, i t inranter and artillery, reseat and sbKs tt 1,010{; total are. t' s.t 1, ....Il lil, I. i -I ''il ,.,ir r.
for b y many of the t -i ..Sr ..N tI r.. left with no wl nt, t effeasotve tOl a ghtna toree a,14 On tbaltrof r- n.- '.. ,- .. -..... .,
mean whatever to buy paper s pand pay for printing, and iti ,.I Inst return, ilad thtthe esotvr tottalo of tarn,tmul,- I .. .'. II n' .., I i
I lr.sone'aa my lose has been aso heavy, not one of tio isrot a, t t evcnt h lnd l aheapprelenon It r.. i
1ittl -.-.. r . I f labred. a. '-, -sr -'-.t O-r" asarroniler. South Carolima we hadYoanag'a division of ..L.r.. -' .' -1 1 ., ..
iitli.e ..... I c Ti'.,,, I labored so l 5i ...... ..l.r t. ,. ,. 1 i 1 000, o e ide e reserve. re nd Stats tro,,p8 lto. alt i ,,. i -1, ,.,
losing it.- .'.r.ll .,i...ils which falls to tlie I.-T ', i 'I I. r1. o- L eaorle to the Federal forcesin that In i .. . t . .. r, T i.
on Ie al a d eadmpidindvance.I II t' anyloa1h-t, .---.. .- so.weak.
ou.' o Id paid i advance. Ifany o. .1, .-.. I a a,, e tfore. d f ad beoa n captured at Maco. "" ,,. ,., . -
d(,atiaiied I will try in tome way to make Sp tie loss. III Ineutenant General Taylor's department there wereoeo means. '.. '-. . .. r r- .. I ..
Shall at some future day, if we can get a suitable 'Psrth Ca fet"nildblet a racr uder CaYhh t h .. .taken
press commence the oGuide again, in a greatly enlarged Macon. and other placeaorfnporinreewent or Augusta. there- ,.. . = ... . ,
and improved style. J. W nURK, F-iat, fore we tad to depend on the army ofthe Tennesee alone. "The ., i. r, fi HI. I
i: 1 '. United Statte epeid hoa e broug ft against It twelve or feea t t pr.,. ,.- .t... I... .i ,' , . ,
'C- f ', f .j Juse ? 10o h' v b ... I ...r ... it . ,r li.IW .,, i. -.. r .ne a nny. . .,l ..t.... .. I i-r.,
i.",t' n.. a in., l... iFi; l please notice the ,,, ,; ,w. ,, -,- , 1, .. a providee t, .t r,,,.. a.. .. ., t ,, .,

NEW GovERNORsa.-President Johnson lesap- .,, ', t ,,,,,,,,, ,,'l ', ,'seiiahl' ,.., ,., ,
pointed Ion. James Johnson, ofoolumbus, Provi- Before the convention above alludod to, n armistice i,, '...;.. .
ional Governor of Georgia, and Hon. Lewis E. (1911 April) was agreed upon between Gens. Sherman -
Ii'rsons, of Alabama, to a like office in that State and Johnston, and those commanders entered arneg. .. .
i ttitens'forpeace. It was finally agreed thatthearmies .' ,, ..t,1 . and, nd
Rriclors PAPBBs.-We regret to learn that the of the Confedoroey were to be disbanded at the resc .... ,*''
dilitasy diseaters of the late Confederacy, have li'"spis,, he'rasetc,.urnd ve toth ,,..; J.,-,',May,iA.
obliter~ted almost all the religious papers of the A.ammw Joe ds-s
South. We know of no single religious journal States, and the State authorities to remain as they By the Preldent,
now issued for the benefit of the religious reading were until elections could be held and the States return W, HS. Owtao, Secretary or state.
public, and we hear of no inquiry for sich periodi-. regularly to the Union, and the slavery question was to As a consequence of this reinstatement of the Federal
cali-we discover no incliatilon on the part of the be decided by the States themselves. Before the terms authority, the President directs the various officers of
hristians of the land, to'offer sufficient encorage- were binding, they were tobe agreed to by both gov- the Government to proceed in these States to the exe.
Sto their oldeditprs to to resuA ersmuts. It is understood that Mr. Davi hald agreed caution of the laws-to collect taxes, establish post

our people really destitute of all desire to obtain to them, and Gen. Sherman claims, in this Convention, routes, etc., etc. Restrictions on trade ae removed,
appropriate religious reading ? Will our differ- to have acted on the opinions which as he believed and the blockaded ports opened, and regular lines of
ent persuasions long consent to go without that would have been sanctioned by President Lincoln, as steamers are running to Southern ports.-
moral and spiritual food, so well furnished by a regards the restoration of the States. We are not advised oft le fate of Mte Constitutional
well cond noted religious paper ? Wethope not.. Buton the 14th of April Mr. Lincola had been asene- apaendment passed in the United States Congress last
We trust.the members of our different churches winter, to abolish slavery in therStates. It was to be
will afford such encouragement to their religious sanated, and Mr. Johnston, now President, would winter, t. aboli States; how many have voted and
editors as will enable them, at an early day, to re- sanction Gen. Sherman's agreempst. The result was what tie vote was, we know not. But it matters not.
sume the publication of their papers. We desire that the armistice was ended, and finally, Gen. John- Since the States, by the surrender of our armies, have
to behold all the parts and divisionsnioralasocial, stoun, o the 27th April, surrendered his entire depart- come under the power of the United States, the military
political and religious--of our great Republic, on.
telling upon a grand and glorious career of pros- nint, extending to the Chattahoochee river, on the authorities, acting under Mr. Lincoln'scelebrated war
parity and success and happiness; and of all the same terms as were made by Gen. Lee. measure proclamation, have declared the slaves free,
great means to secure these consummations, so 1e- Meanwhile, the column of Gen. Wilson which cap. and we suppose no Constitutional amendment is now
voutly to be wished, we know of no better than an tured Selma had taken Montgomery, which made no needed. Our attached neighbors, who have so long
evangelical, high toned christian presst.-Maco n resistanoe-aud Columbus, after a brief contest; and insisted, at the layonet's point, that we should return-
Telegraph. Macon was not absolutely taken, only because the news and become good and loving fellow-citizens in the great
of the armistice reached the opposing forces before the and glorious Union, have removed the slavery difficulty,
MAN'S GREAT WANT. .-encoutter of the nrmles. Mobile also had fallen a which heretofore created qmong some of them such
inia uaJ 'c" against us; and now they are all prepared to
The great want of the human spirit is a living So. column from that place was getting ready to march o r e a they sides, they were
viour able to sav-the-uoul When man is convicted of Alabama. In a word, the fighting power of the Cono l brate of outer fetey dilk. Belde, thatey were
sin, and finds himself.utterly powerless as to freedom eracy was exhausted. There was no rallying po ilmancipation was elica eto matnatthat
from sin, and begins to feel that possibly he is doomed which the scattered I fragments might reach i safe ti iave not put us to tite painful necessity of discuss-
-what does he want--what tidings will cheer him? and, had there been, nothing but brave men, em ing it for a moment. A proclamation does the work.
One great fact alone can minister to his necessities-it handed almost, could have been gathered there, Ge O A military order, and preate, change, four millions of
is Christ, mighty to sav&the chief of sinners-the as- Taylor, therefore, surrendered oil like terms the forces minors are released from the control of guardians inter-
surance that there is no depth of human depravity West of the Chattahoochee to the Mississippisand more ested in their welfare, and lo I they are freedmen -But
which his grace and power cannot reach. This aesur-. recently Gen. Kirby Smith has surrendered those West this generous devotion- to our interests does not cease
dance will help him, and nothing else will. Preach of that river. pon hre. The control or cae of the race is not devolved
Christ! having an experience of the want of your own After Gen. Johnston surrendered, Mr. Davis left
heart in the day of your anxiety, hold up Christ as he North Carolina. By the time he reached Georgia his LADOR REGULATIONS.
met your wants then. Tell the sinner what he wants Cabinet was scattered and he became a refugee. In ". ."'' ''
to know of the Saviour, nor perplex his mind with Southern 'ueorgia he was overtaken and captured by U. - .. r .
things which he cares nothifig for, because h is in hiio S, forces pursuing him, and he was carried to Fortress at of Freen '. ... *
mood for their investigation. Tell him htow Christ Monroe, with Mr. A. H. Stephene and other Confederate r ...... .tr tmeni
came down-how he was tempted,-how he wept and officials. Thus the, government which had maintained .,,, .' .
sympathized with man-how he prayed-how he de. its authority in the seceded States, for four years was I'i n i .. '
cleared that none should be spurned from his presence- broken to pieces, and left without a head or a body. '. ', .., .
how he forgave the penitent thief, and assured him of Regret it as-one would, he had nothing left him, but to ... .I i .. r ..i 1 -
a home in paradise-howhe died for our sinueiording yield submission to the de facto authority, orto resolve -'"-i t, lt,, I... ,
to the Scriptures- how he triumphed over death and upon carrying on an irregular contest, with u:.: iiil i.. 1..i. i 'i-. '. ,1 1
rose from the grave-how he ascended on high, dis- thority to which he might hbe responsible. II .1.r."' J' ..
pensed the Holy Spirit, and is intercedingfor us above, patriotism counselled the latter, a more sober and far- i '. .... '' I 1- ..11 . ..., i ..
These facts at once reveal the past and presentinterest seeing wisdom strongly impelled to the former course, ,r -r,,a i .
of Christ in the world's welfare, They assure man and the people generally seem-to have resolved to yield .I ' r,''', I I i ["'a' a.t
that he has a Saviour who lives, as well as one who as gracef lly as possible to whit is inevitable, and to ,, ... ,' ... ....
died on the accursed tree. -The apostle determined to return with hearty good will to the government of the i .. .
know nothing among the Corinthians save Christ and United States, only asking that justicei wisdom and ,',, n. .'' ,, i ,''' '. I i
him crucified, moderation should control its couficils and direct its ... u... ' ,
He well knew that the more Christ was preached administration; in order to secure thorough devotion to ,',.'. ,
the more man's attention was drawn to him as a Say. the new order of things. .ri ...'" ,'i...... '.... .. ...
tour, the less time and disposition would there be for THE NEW REGIME .
disputation. Perhaps the experience of Christian'pas- The States of the late Confederacy, which have by 'l ........ '' '. r r .i .-...
tore has often harmonized with that of the apostle.- the surrender of their armies and the fortunes of war, 'i"' '"" .'..'... . ... I...'..''. '
They have observed what it was that proved interest, been.placed in the power of the U. S. government areas laborers: i ".
ing and effectual when preached; they have noticed for the time being, under a military government, and to ,ha s. p
the hungering and thirsting of the most spiritual and remain so, until Mr. Johnson shall instruct the military Half hd .. 5 per mouth.
devout after Christ. They have observed the starting to give way to civil rule. How the reconstruction will .Iemale hde- a.d.. per month.
tear, the brilliant eye, and the interested look when be managed, we may perhaps gather from the course iortsn neatvAos.
'Thrist is preached, which told very plainly 'which pursued in North Carollna and Mississippi. In the for. Male servants, st class, t i r ,., h,11
theme .reached the heart and stirred the fountain with mer State, W. W. Holden, formerly editor of the Stand- '.... . I '." r .
in. Christ is the soul'and centre of the gospel. The ard, and in the latter, the Hon. W. L. Sharkey, have i 8 per month.
"t,6 per oanth.m -
good news relates to his living, dying and triumphing been appointed Provisional Governors. They are in- ,',' onth.
for us. He who preaches the gospel will preach Christ, structed, as early as practicable, to call Conventions to . n '
MetappysjcT, polemics, are as nothing when compared be chosen by the oayal people of the States and no oth- .. ,.'. .. ..., .. o mae the tl
with Christ. They may be useful in the school or the e*s, to amend the Constitution so as to restore ', "" t,",
study for mental discipline, but they are notlihe "bread States .to its constitutional relations to the Federal G... r ]":.' i ........... i ..... ,,
f fli;f- Ii. -tarving world. Preach him who is the vernment, with such a republican form of State gove i i r . '';'
.1 iik. nmet as will entitle the people to of t.e, ...r,' l' ,',. It .. .... r I.. ,
____________ .______ Z~United States. .. .. r, "' ,,',
GEN. FORBgSI's ADVOC TO BIS Mte.-The follow- T'l0 arry out the intentions of the Executive, the da ; .. '','.... I',. t''i 'it "
ing paragraphs we copy from fen. Forreat'a patt- ferent civil departments of the government are direceea -1 ... I I 1 "
ing address to the troops under his command. The to proceed to the enforcement of all the laws of Con- T,.. l ... ..1. ir ... ....i
advice proves him tobe fas wise as a counsellor as greas, with .the execution of which they. an charged, .. .g..' '"1" ." ,. ..
he is brave and skillful ase mill-ary leader : The while tIs ordered that "I all officers and persons of the t.... 'r .. .. '. '.
cause for which you have so long and so manfully military and naval service are ordered to assist the '
struggled, and for which you have braved dangers, Governor" in carrying into effect the proclamation, and r. .,.'.ii, '5... .... t' "" .. ',. .. "..-.
w endured privations and sufferings, and made so are enjoined to abstain from in anyway interrupting ,
many sacrifices, ise to day hopeless. The govern- cr discouraging loyal pete frus the organization '
ment.whichl we sOught to establish and perpetuate the Stale government. fi o the election for delegates to -I .. ... .iI"'"l
is at an end. Reason dictates and humanity de- the Sta e Convention none will be al fordelegateto participatet '' .
mands that no more blood be shed. Fully reali- teState Covntionnone wil be allowed to participate ,. r
zing and feeling that such is the case, it is your except such as shall have taken the oath of amnesty, ; .. ....
duty and mine to lay down our arms-submit to and isa voter under the old State laws; but the qualifi- -i ''. ......"
the "powers that be"-aud to aid in restoring cations.of electors at subsequent elections are to be ., i .. *. ..: ..... r r i'
I. a.e nnd eabshl shing sla i -ii Ir..uf j ii-T ir r. s '.r.,, r eri, o r trv. Le iu,... '- I '' .. 1
the land plJ' -EUi,' ..I, P,e."II. "s i- .t,.sp ,.tli isA I be I Wf lr 'is i.
nCilt wa ir such s y g'of m .mus..r 1 i i.. ,r.i l.. ig 1 ,r e ,ta ' ]. r.', ,,. ,, . .. ... ,.. ''
sand r scatl e. ltlto i. s El t, 'iv u Bt[, u,,ii-, I ,.i t... it,-sen ,... ii. r sst 5. c- l t ":i', J"- 1' ...... , r.
nd in.-tes. 'W ) n dg ur i .e.,;h--,A, ,- r r.- me3-tales ,.) Atle I -
all eu.n-hSones sa ar as inour p:.owar tatd 1-04i:.,r the it.t
i"- t:trtult' ,at.. frs. aelings towards tboe t ill t r '...'.r I e ,r s a .i, t. . t .i.... i'"
wvhmi na% have .:. I. unterdea. and hietetlore .. .-
tV at.dili.V qiffseul. aborhood I'.fds, per.son- i L' t I hiw,,g ..... ".,' '. P '
isl aninmiet.. < and I differences, ,b.,uld b i '.I r rr... saT.N TL 1" '" 1I r
..I-u. arL, r i. and, mh urn home a maul ., ... ..; '.. ,A. '.'. i . .. '
s'ra -htf,,r .ermr e:.ur F will ;tW . .............., ...o r. .. . ... ,i .i
pr", ... . at. Its... . . i st .. r ... . .. . .. ... .. .. .. .......

... ... C .'n of,,] a r a R Ir .- rt .. .. t... ... .. i. . . ... . rts I .. .. i .a.
r httltirp. IaIa'I5 iact 'a. C' i r 'n,, l" ..iir I ..i r e i r .. . li't =I1
..-. h ,a(k .(.. lgr n .

From the telegraphic column of tn,r L. .~ilie t
ocrat, of the 14th instant, we exto-, I I., t 'i.11.
important'proclamation. It is dnted Wa.i,,,......r..
13th :
WaKReAs, By my proclamatloio of i t,- -'l. tL-
18685, all restrictions upon internal, d :.-r'.. a1ffra
mercial intercourse, with certain co. .'*.n i
specified and set forth, were remov.J iu
the States of Te nessen, Virginia N .r Ih CfrLI.lni.
South, Carolina, Georgia, Florida, Alhtnsa l-l"..
sippi, and so much of Louisinna a- 1;,- -At '.n tie6
Mississippi river, as shall be embraid jthi.u tb.r. in-,.
of thle military occupation; and
Whereas, By my proclamation ,of the 22d of May,
1865, for reasons stated, it was declared that certain
perIt of the United States which- had been previously
closed against foreign commerce should, with certain
specified exceptions, be opened to such commerce on
and after the first day of July, 1865, subject to the
laws of the United States, and .in- pursuance of such
regulations as might be prescribed by the Secretary
of the Treasury; and
W whereas, I am tisfacto il '* **,I1 Itt.,, it'., r.r
ous com binations against the :.r'. .'. it- li'r ,,i t'i5' "
no longer exist within thie State of Tennessee; that
the insurrection heretofore existing within said State
has been suppressed; that within the boundaries
thereof the authority of the United States is undispu-
ted, and thatsuch officers of the United States asb have
been duly commissioned are in the Iundlsturbledexer-
ciae of their official functions.
Now, therefore, be it known that I, An drew John.
son, President of the United States,- do hereby declare
lth r. ,ll r, c r,. -r'. ,'i i -n' ;" ., domestic and coap t-
'tic. nin, r: i '3 'i.,.pl a.' the removal of pro.
ducts of States heretofore declared in insurrection,
reserving and excepting only those relating to'contra-
band of war, as hereinafter recited, and alsoLthose
which relate to theeservation of rights of the United
States to property purchased in the territory pf an
,-. ,..,'r. .- i ',.-.4 the territoryof the Unt-
0.i .. : e?,-s ..f T.,- SM. asissippi river are annulled,
and I do hereby declare that they Ibeforthwith re.
moved, and that on and after the first day of July
next all restrictionss upon foreign commerce with seid
ports, with the exception and reservation aforesaid, be
removed, and that the commerce of said States shall
be cofiducted under the supervision, of the regularly
appointed officers of the customs provided by law;
and such officers of the customs shall receive any cap.
tored or abandoned property that may be turned over
to them under law by the military or navel forces of
the United Staps, and dispose of such property as
hhall be directed by the Secretary of the Treasury.
The following articles, contraband of war, are ex-
cepted from the effect of this proclamation; Arms,
ammunition, all articles fror. a -..; i. ,...,i ..:i..j is
made, and-grey uniforms and I i1.
I also proclaim and declare that the insurrection, so
far as it relates to and within the State of Tennessee,
as rgoroanized and constituted under the recently
adopted constitution and reorganization, and accepted
by them, is snppressed, and, therefore, all'disabilities
and disqualifications alluding to said State, consequent
upon any proclamation issued by Virtue of the fifth
section of the act entitled an act further to provide
for the collection of duties on imports, and for other
purposes," approved the 13th day of July, 1861, are
hereby removed; but nothing herein contained shall
hb considered or costrued a in as in nywise changing or
impairing any of the penalties or forfeits for treason,
heretofore incurred under the laws of the United States,
or any of the previous restrictions or disabilities as set
forth in my proclamation bearing the date of 29 May,
1865, or as impairing the existing regulations for the
suspension of the writ of habeas corpus and the exer-
cise of military law in cases where it shall ie neces-
sary for the public safety during the insurrection, nor
shall this proclamation affect or impair-any laws here-
tofore passed by Congress and duly approved by the
President, or any proclamation, or any orders, issued
by him during the aforesaid insurrection, abolishing
slavery, whether of persons or property; but on the
contrary, all such laws and proclainmations heretofore
made or issued, are expressly sacred and declared to
be i~ full force and virtue: In testimony whereof, I
have hereunto set my handand a caused the-seal of the
United States to be affixed. .
Done at the City of Washington, this 13th day of
June, A. D., 1866.
(Signed) AsNDREW JotNsoy.,
W. H. SEWARD, Secretary of State.

Washington, May 29. f
Sir-A copy of the President's Amnesty Proclama.
tion of this date is herewith appended :
A clause in tise instrument directs the Secretary of
State to establish rules and regulations for administer.
ing and recording the amnesty oath so as to insure its
benefits to the people and guard the government against
fraud. Pursuant to this injunction; you are informed
that thie oath prescribed in the proclamation may Jbe
taken and subscribed to before- any commissioned offi-
cer, civil, military or nilvid, of the United States, or
any' civil or military officer of a loyal State or Terri-
tory, who, by the laws therof, may be qualified for ad.
ministering the oath.
All officers who receive such oaths are authorized t*
give certified copies thereof to persons respectively by
whom they were made, and such officers are hereby
required to transmit originals of such oaths at as early
a day as convenient, to this Departneant where they
will be deposited, and'remaif in tihe archies of the
A register thereof will be kept in the Departmenit,
and on application, in proper cases, certificates will be
issued of such certificates in the 'form of official eartifi.
cates. I am your onbodient servant,
Wo. H. SAwAD,
Secretary of State.

A.cnsadow, S. C., May 10, 1860.
Dear Sir: In consequence of thie derangement of tlhe
mails, I did not receive your letter until aday or two
ago. Since your letter was written, events have crowd.
ed on each other in rapid succession; but as you re.
quest it, I will very briefly give you, without reserve,
my views of the.present state of the country.
The surrender of the armies under Generals Lee and
Johnston, I L.-. , ,.,.:' : ,* ^ r. ,ri ,,

ties 6of the United State- hopeless.
Gen. JohS in his official telegram to Governor
'c',- ,..i, 11 1 I this Convention (with Gen.
t,... .. .. i >od of the gallant little army
0,.,' I L" si. I. -vent further suffering to our
people by the devastation And ruin Inevitable from the
marches of hostile armies, anu? to avoid the crinmeol
waging hopeless war." "'
We have, then, the highest military authority for
concluding, that any faithr-tprosecution of the war by
us, would be an act of desperation and folly.
We are exhausted in the gigantic struggle in which
we.have been engaged; and however humiliating if
may be to our pride, we must.succumb.
We have left, neither men, money, credit, arms,
ordnance, quartermaster or commissary sthres.- Haw
then can-we continue the contest? If we attempt it
olr efforts to injure the enemy, for the want of materi
sl of war, will prove .utterly impotent; and will cp
talnly bring further ruin and desolation upon our owr
country. '
The suggestion that the -,nr.rr,.' sa wIll be .:on
tinned in tlhe trans-Mississlppl. 'and our natlopitali
thereby secured, -is entirely delusirve, If the jola
.0 -.. .,

strength and resources of all the States, tsontminilDc
the Confederacy, have been overiahelmed by the po-
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I'sl th I. i- .rd -- f'eN ard s of ,IU -
cer.y uart Irol. i. al r ,ijt robbery sad plnde, .
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this Stafe to pursue ? We have failed to establish our
nationality after a long and' bloody struggle: The -
arms of the United States are triumphant, which de.
monstrates their power to enforce upo: u ti-tr la "
and nationality, and can there be an3 4L .M'- di. "
honor in our accepting the facts as :hvy ~si-t ..d '
yielding obedience to their authority? Have we any
alternative?, It has been-shown that we cannot resist
their power; why, then, fruitessly contest it farther ?
My decided' conviction is, that the people of the
State should without further contest or question, ad' !.
in good faith, submit to the laws and authority ef the .
United States. -.
I Am very. truly, yours, etc.,
.JAEs L. O -'
Hon. W. W. Boyce, Winnsboro, S. C. A" ,
DRIue PIEAOHES.-Our attention has been called to a
subject which we should have noticed before-the im
portance of drying peaches as an article of commerce.
There is going to be a great demand for this species of -
dried fruit, and we advise our country friends to put :
all their spare force, women and children, to pealing '
arid drying peachse, as they will not only derive great
profit therefrom themselves, but will add much to the '
public interest. Let distillation alone, as fruit consume.
ed by it is not half as useful as in the dried.tstate. Be
sure to peel the peaches, for unpeeled they are compara-
tively worthless. We trust our country friends will
give this subject their earnest attention There is
promise of a large fruit crop, and great demand for the
ried lsfiie; and it belooves the farmer to avail him-
self of alt suc opportunities to "put money in s '
purse."-Jou,',n and nMesenge

On 16th of March, 1865, by Rev. J. M. L Lowery, Lieut.
Wilkinson Co., Ga.
On 4th of April, 1865, in Albany, Ga., by Rev. T. S.
L. Harwell. Rev. R. N. ANDREWS, of the Ga. Coasfe-..
rence, to Miss M. VIRGINa A SUTTON, of Albany.
'in Wilkes Co:, Ga., on 4th April, by Rev. H. J.
Adams, J.AMies W: Born, of Columbia Co., to Miss-
AssIm E., daughter of B. W. Fortson, Esq.
On the Oth April, by the Rev. M. A. Leak, Mr.-J. .
BayANT to-MisS RBEceA.sE. TURNE ; all of Henry Co.,
Georgia .

On 14th March, 1865, FaRscsra G. MATHONo, Co. B,
55th Ga. Reg., at the residence of C. A. Graeaer, ]?ort
Motte, St. Matthew's'Parish, S. C.
His parents can learn particulars of hti demise, and
of his effects, by addressing a communication as above
via Columbia, S. C.
In Washington, Ga., April 8th, CHARLES WssY, -
only son of Royv. J. M. & Orillia S. Austin, aged 6
months and 12 days.-

FROit JANUARY 1, 1861, TO MAY 12, 1865, IJbLnUSfE,
1861. Nov. 1.......13 for 1
Jan. 1 to May 1 5-pr. Nov. 15......15 50 for- .
May 1 to Oct. 1 10 pr. Dec. ......20 for 1
Oct. 1 to Oct. 15 12 pr. Dec. 15.......21 for 1
Oct. 16 to Nov. 15 16 pr. 18864.
Dec. 1...... 20pr. Jai. 1.......21 for I
Dec. 16........ B pr. Jan. 16.......20 for 1
1E62. Feb. 1.......20 Tor, .
Jan.......... 20pr. Feb. 15......21 for-
Jan.15....... 20 pr. March 1......26 6.., I
Feb. I ....... 25 pr. March 15..... 20 I .
Feb.,15........ 40 pr. April 1.......19 fu,. 1
Marchl....... 50 pr. April15.....21 sir 1I '-
March1 2...... 65pr. May I........20 f..r I ..
April 1........ 75pr. May 16...... 18 f.r i--
April 1....... 80pr. J'eltoJly 15.18 r.. i
May 1. ......... 0 pr. Jly to Aug. 16.20 for I
May I1........ 9pr. Aug. 1.....22 ,f.,r
Junel......... 95 pr. Sept 1.......20 ," f..r I
June 1S l ....2 for I Sept. 15......22 60 for 1
July 1........ 2 for I Oct. 1........2 2 for 1'
July 15.. ....2 foi 1 Oct:15.......2v for 1
Aug. 1.......2 20 for 1 Nov. 1.......25 60for I
Aug. 15... ",.2 20 for 1 Nov. 16......28 for I
.Sept. 15.......2 60 for I Dec. 15.......32 for 1
Oct. ..........2 0 for 1 Dec, 31.......61 for 1
Oct 15........2 50 for 1 186.
Nov. 1 to Feb.. Jan. 1........60 for 1
1,1863 ...... for 1 Jan.16 ......065 for I
1863. Feb. 1........50 for.
Feb. 1 to Mar, 1. 8 10 for 1 Feb. 15.......46 for 1- "
March 1 ......3 25 for 1 March 1......55 for 1 -
'.l r If .t, I'" for 1 March 15....50 for I
M- i .'. for 1 April 1.......10 for I-
June I........ 50for 1 April 1......80 for 1
June 15...1.... 50for 1 April 20..... 100 for 1
July 1........ 8. for 1 April 26.....200 for 1
July 15........10 for 1 April 27.....300 for i .
Aug. 1.......14 for 1 April 28. ..500 for I
Aug. 15......15 Ibr I 'April 29:....800 for
Sept.. 1.......14 for 1I April 30.... 1000 for- 1 .
Sept.15 ..14 for 1 May I.....1200 for 1
Oct. 1........13 'for 1 Which was last-actual sale
Oct. 16..... 12 0 for 11 for Confederate Notes.

coRRECTan JUNz 23d, BY R. W. cCUeBBnn TOOK A BNDX-
Bank of the State of Georgia................. 20
Marine Bank of Georgia...................... 30 -
Bank of Savannah........ ............ ..... 20 .
Central Railroad Bank....................... 40
Georgia Railroad Bank............... ........ 40
Farnters' and Mechanics' Bank ........... .. 10
Planters' Bank of Georgia....... ............ 5
Bdik of Commerce.-.......................
Merchants' and Planters' Bank.......... ...... 5
City Bank of Augusta..................... ... 1
Union Bank of Augusta...................... .. .
Bank of Agusta. .... ................ ..... 15"
Augusta Insurance and Banking Company ...... 5
Bank of Columbus..................... .....
Bank of Middle Georgia....................... 2
Bank of Athens .........."........ I ......... 16 .
SBank of Fulton... ......................... 10
Union Bank of South Carolina............... 30
Eastern Bank df Alabama................. 20
Central Bank of Alabama.................... 1I
., . .r .. ..... .. ...... 10 ;

i ..,,,... ,,, '" '* S ""* y -
* South-Westera RnllRoal. Bank................. i5
Other Banks of South Carolina..............5 t6 .
Bank of Tennessee ......... ....... 20
iUnion Bank of Tennessee....................... 40
Planters' Bank.of Tennessoe...................;40
e GoLn.-Buying price, 30; selling price, 35.
Sn.vZa.--Bnying price, 15; selling price, 20.
The figtues given above are the prices paid by a
r majority of the exchange offices of the city. -

coTTro AVsson, MtCoN, OA.
( Wa have on hand a good supply of
yMITI, i-u..IMMSlAR. .
," r.Ti. RE T-Ri'/l"R.
it .,iU' C.' i '.'Hi'-l.
Rt. 'cLCAP .551) LLt'TER t'_f'ER,
N.IE LAf'E .AIH PL'r t [
n EN-V'[1.,:.FE- ,f ,,'..P.iOUtS I1Nb.[ ."
Which '11 t'o '.h i tp f.r Cashor .atrvprd "-:'a
t J, w. UItKAga,,
[ ""*ttlt< -j 1-"-''^..50 "



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?( reore -V Nicaragua re
; HREIafFP. We.ll adapted fur gaing and ,,inhi Somfeofthese housesareelegantly About 30,000 to 40,o,)0 1i.e- 1 'Re exported I MYSTERY OF OHASTISEMENT.
,1 a o d hrare tht farnishled, aiu.J some ot their occupa nts are annually. I-
"! I 0 tnd beyond the getting sun Il I large halosof eatte, and there Are, ,e. Iba~t '-. eV,,vfl nii~d1OX"Rx :,;
Iys a tf t ae well and even fashionably educated. The northern districts of Rivas, Segovia, "We ILr ai tn rrSbtlohas "-edo -Rox. v: ., ,
How ealr thy silver streamlets run, containin from 10,000 to 15,000 head of The natural resources of Nicaragua are Matagalpa and Chontales, which border on. in t le, ef eye
How bright thy golden glories gleam? cattle each. I immense, but they have thus far been very the mountainregione of Honduras, are ric ..- l.. % i b ionhrb J b. hdten he I.
Earth 1da no counterpart.of thine, The sole outlet of the great Nicaraguan imperfectly developed. The portion of land in gold, silver, copper, iron and lead, t ..nd .ublei eagra'oy. I -r
The dark-browed Orient, jewel-crowned in, and of its lakes is the river SanJuan, brought under cultivation is "elati ely small, .ores of which are abundant and readily Woe' Wu -.. itn misemrerrnDgh u.b;ndt
Plesa as she bows before thy shrine, t uch-incfoito the Caribbean Sea, at the .but ample for the support of its population, ed. Under the Spanish. crown these mih .. 1i. ana tihou ,nal perc ume aon,
Shrouded in mystery so profound, I known port of San Juan or Greytown. There is no difficulty min increasing theamount yielded large returns, but they are now .P|H ewh a p wind
The daenling North, the stately West, -river is a magnificent strem, and to an indefinite extent, as the forests are ittle worked. In 18 the vue i h dll p.r and br
W h o se r iv e rs flo w fro m m o u n t to s e a l :\ I s -r.e TitSl w o k d .an f c n I ne, m I S O ht o a nu t J u d e. "h ~ d u ll f oos. goar cr a d th
T ie r flower- n t lie navigable for its entire length but easily removed, and genial nature yields rich products was thought ,to be about $.'. -._. .n d ee rvareet "
What are they all compared with thee o. 1 series of rapids, which occur a little less harvests to the husbandman.. ": annually. we t r.ra
WAhearen G od'es ownbadth lionp o r f.way between the lake and the sea. Among the staples of the State, and which Tile people, of Nicaragua live we l J l lr. i 'W.rhit hands essa ...
hre .,1 bde na athhu.t, a era considerable streams enter the an are produced in abundauce rnd to great per- cheaply. bTortillae. and 7t'joles are ofavo H m in ts o r rm ,.
To thee with humblest hOmage come n e largest of which are tile 8 Car- fiction, are sugar, coffee, cotton, cacao, in- dishes. The first are composed of corn. and -
ilihwori mblestd liimg come i ) gstuia i' the do
Oh world beyond the crystal cs and the Serapitui, both rising in the digo, tobacco, rice, and muaize, or Indian if well made are said to be excellent. Fi16h s,'l'8 Ie htthyheart,
Thoublessed Hereafter I Mo ip ugh lands, ofOCsta iea. Thelatter stream corn. and unblemished corn' on the ear is always must beleaned by ran smart,
Hath striven in vain thy speW rp, may be ascended to a pint twenty miles SUGAn.--The sugar cane growing in Nica- selected. It is shelled, soaked in alkali to re- must be clasud by orr .w 't
S And Pl ancy wanders lost among from its mouth, where Commuences a road, or ragua is indigenous, and very different from move thile hull, and then repeatedlywashed in Em it will ai n a rage weet,
SI The flowery paths for which we yearn. mule path, o Shn Jose, the pittal of Costa the. Asiatic cae cultivated in the est cold, clear water. It is aifterwards reduced to o lay before ty dear l ord feet.
-"- ". .But well we know that fair and bright, eioa. Indies and thie United States. It is equally thle extremist finenesS, and a little cheese ..... d' berfore.
Far' uondhumauken or drean, The width of the -an Juan river varies productive witll the foreign species, while grottnd with it togive it consistency. When -...I . .
Togiriu for our fuslibe sight; the canes are sote ad or. slender, andxo nlT.TmeapeofCrsi h s feodes~lr em rm n ude oforhnrdyrdsf radmoesedr nd wne~bsi md nofa
'-Thy skiea of cloutdeo azure beam. from one hundred to four hundred yards, the canes are softur and more lender, and wanted.this is made into flat cakes, and bakdd ExaXPI.X or Omnse.-The example of Christ, is
'l We knowthy hay v ii e and its depth from two to tiventy feet. Its contain more and stronger juice, in proper- quickly, one tide after the-other, and thenser- light witt i-.8anV milturg of darkes.-ih is pUre
SIn green p supremely bleat; banks for twenty miles front the lake, and tion to their size, than the Asiatic -variety, ved-hotr"and crisp at the table. Frijoles, in perfetion. He was cheerful withouI leSiLy tem-
We know against thy sapphire sky for the same distance above its mouth, are In favorable seasons three crops (always two plain. English, are baked beans; but of quite perare without austerity: bold withomn raesheee;
,, Thy mountain peaks sublimely rest, low and swampy, lined with palms, canes, crops) are gathered rmnniall, and the cane a different flavor from those in use in more pint ithou nenlbilh;umble without mean-
An"pete vi o ecthadavreo og oregas reae~ elniSlu f noes: dignified without huughtineos ; warmly L
And sometimes even now we catal and a variety of ong, coarse grass called requires replanting but once in twelve or northern lalitudes. They are small, white, tahed tuth yet not bigoted and fanatical.
Faint'gleamngs from thy far off shore, rimalote. Elsewhere they are generally fourteen years. On some plantation--ahe black ,:.r brown in color; arid are indigenous N., idle hoighi, no corrupt deasire.eer s*ined
I And still with eager eyes we watch '
.. For one sweet sign or token more firm, in some places rocky, from 6 to 20 feet mills are kept rurnnirg iIre } ear round. B to the lic-oniiry. Excellent beef, pork and kid Hi life. Re id good only. and unceasingly. Wh..
", hi h, and above the reach of overflows.-- the time the c-utiers Iat" gone through anl are to be obtained at cheap rates, and poul- can compare h; life wita that ofthe Son ocord,
" For ohbe eeytoehd are therl T Ey are everywhere covered, with a thick the fields, those a hielh a -re nirst cleared are try is abundant.. A pair of chickens costs wihout hiMshing at its deformity and impurity I
: Who pined fbr thy serene or, forest of large trees, draped all over with, ready for the knife the, see.-nd time The I'.mis a medio, (from three to .
S Nor shunned thy solemn mysteries. ', vines, which with the thousand varieties of best kind of sugar produced I'rom thie sugar sli enia.', Plaintains forv an ipn rtant ar-
There are the hopes thal, one by one, tropical plants form dense walls of verdure estates is nearly as white as the refined sugar tiole of food. They are cooked- in many W i, .
Diedeven as we gave them birth; on.both sides of the stream-. of commerce, the crystal being large and ways-buille, fried and roasted-and aresin- -
S- The dreams that passed ere well begun, I The only port yet made available on the hard; but the chancaca., oe common brown n gli capable ..I'sustainilg life. "In many parts ABnAs IseasLI, daughter of Zacihehus and Matry 0..
" Too dear, too beautiful for earth. Atlantic coast is San Juan, (or Grevtowri) sugar, is mostly made for ordinary consnmp- of the State," says Squier, they may bhe lb.i Price, and wife of Dr.- Rob't W. Lovett, died on 29th -
The aspirations, strong of wing, which is described as being small but well ion, and may be produced, ready for sale, at for the asking, and everywhere enough may Nov. 1864, of pulmonary hemorrhage, in the 27th year
Aiming at heights we could not reach; protected, easy of entrance anid exit, and hlias a cost of $1 25 per quintal (1,11 lbs.) be bought for six -cents to sustain a small .of a, pe e ws e. ,mn her to do
The sous we trid in vain to sa p; a depth of v. aler va ying from three to five Cormra, of an excellent quality, probably famih r ,eek." Game, such as wild- tarkies, uier .u" .or hA WS. 61,16" a. 8 1,,. had awak-t
Thtoub t t al H fr h u fathoms. The beat port onr thle Pacific side equal to any iu the world, ma) also be pro- partridge, eta., a abundant, and fish are nin * er hiubarin fie attack
Thouhastthemall, Hereafterli Thou is Realajo, w hichl i ceapaciiodt and 'Secure, dueed indefinitely ; but in consequene of the ,plenifltd p%. ,6..6 t n, ,uI ,man,o.s i,...nd her r,.ay Oo the.
Sal en siet Gat hor n the water ran ging in depth fom"three and diilty getting it to market, it has no t o meals aday re eaten by the inha- reading h erdeath, her husband spoke to o -
When Bith G3' seal eate hbyr the brewrrliiu tt. h ele 1 aet laeyu'
We clarm them in immortal power I four to six andeight fathomis. The-ports of been very extensively cultivated. The, NIC bitant at large. A cup ,s chocolate -or cof i-T]eiiu ta.i Sae iehdd" bha then bega
.- ourto tran eghtI o or of ai-I -'" T U-~ peaee with aod.'" Site. then began
"- I" San Juan del Sntr, Brito and Taminaranda, atre araguan coffee "is regarded as stqerior to fee is taken immediately on rising in the I., veep. Fear.,ag qSetemeant might bring on.hemor-
a For the southern Chrlstin Advocat also found on the Pacific, but none of them the coffee of Costa Rica, wchK ranks'netr morning; breakfast followsat 9 o 10 o'clok rhage again, (as she was considered better,)theconver-
are capable of accommodating much trade, only to the best Mocha." The cost of pro. in .the forennon, and dinner at 4 or 5 o'clock station was closed. Her previous life is a much higher,
1. I I NICARAGUA, A good port is said to exist in Salinas Bay, auction per quintal, (101 lbs) at thepre- in the afternoon. A cup of chocolate, or tis- teastimo o hr .tihaeaissa'than y dying
-" "expression however triumphant. r
i N*yiARAGiwnAi .1,er the'S[.nll C,,,wn. v, i, about 15 miles from Lake Nicaragua. sent rate of wages, (5c. per day) is about te, (parched corn ground with chocolate and She professed religion, at Sidem camp.meeting, in
- v a part ofthe kingdom of Qu:nt..,in',l, "lIi.l, The climate of Nicaragua, except among $2 50. If the attention of the people of sugar, and mixed with water,) is sometimes 186. Her conversion was remarkably clear a'nd eds--
also included thil pr,- ,iii,- 1., I.\.., the mountains, is of course tropical, but it is Nicaragua conld be seriously directed to theL taken inhthe evening. r. ". .wi.lrv irts of tl number who withisied it, none wilt
Honduras, San Salvador and Guatemala. In considerably modifled by a variety of cir- production of coffee, it would prove a source TheNaaraggamm arethoroughly republican w .r,.hu, -san d r a.t widr th cang
-1821 the Spanish Allegiance was thrown off cumstances. The absence, of ligh nTunthn, of great profit.,. -in their form of government. The Executive tonatrllyoely race. erywa rap
- anda Confederation formed called the Re- on the Atlanti Aide, and the broad cpine Corrox, of a quality superior tb that of Power is r s.vested in a "Supreme D)irector," r,'m rar p,'..'i,ij' o I,,-,. ,e begarn ].t i'.,
public of Central America, which, however of its lakes, permit the trade winds to sweeps Brazil% may be produced in any quantity in and the Legislative Power in an Assembly, rrtv. Sin I -i ir., Bntlh mEcih. l.lday-rr. naily .
Swas dissolved in 1839, and has never beea entirely across the continent liert, *ri ir, t,: Nicaragua. "As many as 50,000 bales (of composed 0fa Senate and House of. Repre- Sh. r., it. n . n i.nm.l alLa .nd te s ce .*
S'.-re-formed, although several attempts have the country a degree of ventilai,,n and 300 lbs.) of clean, pressed cotton, have been sentatives, all.of whom are elected by the lpeo. ",,.",.r, rO. 1` s bda choil n.d nr.e,'.r A warI,
been made to that end. An understanding, freshness, most agreeable to the senses and exported from the State in a single year; the pie. The Supreme Director and the Sena- .- ara. her tnady Weni'D. ad ho r, ta .ra
S I-r, i.._, inaC.. her SnUEty oerennnu" cloak, 'hc, %&a fi'r
however, almost amounting to a union, has favorable to health. The country bordering cultivation is, however, at present (1846,) at tors are required.tobe natives of Central Am- ,1.,.y ,,i r.u.-_...i .,ur.r.? the week A & m.j.e's
-;- -existed ever since, between the three cn.- "on the Pacific and in the vicinity of the lakes a very low ebb."* Mr. Bailey says of this erica, resident for five years in the State, 30 ,.e was .aeiouid Ito'rai work, oi a -bhid ash mr -
trial states, Nicaragua, San Salvador and is much the most pleasant. The Nicaragua "it has already a high standard in the Man- years old, and the latter must possess actual the expectation of a kind and indulgent father; a a
Honduras. hasin proper, with which the bulk of the" property to the value of $1,000. The Rep- fondlyS devoted t the interest cof heroin and hstep.
S Nicaragua is bounded on the north by population is concentrated, has two distinctly CACAO, the fruit of the Cacao tree, from resentatives must be 25 years of age, have re- children (the writer apever saw her superior as a step,
Honduras and the Gulf of Fonseca; on the marked seasons--the wet and the dry, the which chocolate is prepared, and of a qual- sided one year in the State, and may be see- mother); as a friend she was sincere -and ftank. She
S east by the Caribbean Sea; on the south by tirst of wlhioh is called summer and the last ity only equalled by that of Sooonosca, on ular or ecclesiastic. The Supreme Direito r made 1,lr home happy -aserful. Wit.C great er -
Costa Rioa, and on the west by the Pacifi0 -winter. During the wet season, which con- the coast of Guatemnfa,(oncemonopolized for .cannot be re-eleted, and the members olii ,u.J tna *, e s or, d uibrrellgr,. B p t.1hbr'
Ocean. It is embraced entirely between 83 mences in May and lasts until November, the use of the royal establishment of Spain,) assembly are eligible for only two ltiern.- workie ; rr,an i"bylbu wh.,i Lin lwr ,e
.-Iwork 6 -oe .. d "" bytwI hds Il -
S 20' and 87 30' West Longitude, and be- rains of several days duration are of occa- is cultivated in considerable quantities. It, No officer in the employ of the government and now rests rith the good. '
tween 10 45' and 15 10' North Latitude; sional occurrence, anl showers not uncom- however, bears a high price in the State, can be elected to either branch of the assem- A Mrnsm.
and Jhas an area of about 50,000 square miles, mon. These last rarely occur except late in where it is an article of general consumption bly, nor can any member accept a public of- -- --, .
Sor about an equal extent of territory with the afternoon, or at night, and are seldom of among the inhabitants, and none is exported. flee. The acts of the assembly require a vote OsesBOE ROegBs Suawair, only son of George and.-
the State of Alabama. long continuance, while it is not unusual, All that finds its way abroad goes in the of two-thirds of each branch, and the appro- Mary Amn Stewart'8, was born on 17th dApril, 184a died.
Placed thus on a narrow isthmus between during.what is called tle rainy season, for form of presents from one friend to another, val of the Supreme Director, to give them i thofa uary, o .de received, at the
the Atlantic and Pacific Oceans; its ports days and even weeks to elapse without a "There is no reason," says Squier, (i859,) the force of law. He-volunteered in Co. E, 46th Ala. Reg't, in April
open to-Europe on the one hand and to Asia cloud obscuring the sky. Throughout this "why cacao shall not become an article of The rights of the citizen are defined to be 1862-was slightly wounded on three different ocea-
". "" "ad sions. Being savereI woeco ia Ief ar u 21tt
on the other; midway between North and season, the verdure and crops, which during large export, and a source of great wealth. Liberty, Equality, Security of Life and uions. Being severely woude a s left arm on 2wt
South America, Nicaragua would seem to the dry season become dry and withered, It requires a long time, and considerable olt- Property, all of which are inseparable and July, Duringhae l a tnhoa he ned thog was .
realize the ancient idea of the geographical appear in fill luxuriance. The temperature lay, to get a cacao plantation into paying inah n ble, and inherent the nature of ". church, and said to me th during and immedi-
centre of the world. These geographical Is very equable, differing a little according operation, and butfewmen nowin thecountr ai aid their preservation is said to be lately anterior to the battles before Atlanta, he had felt
y ,n ma y obethi of all saci d obeay anteriorassure that if attled be-oudrbe Atant, edhad n fear of
advantages are, however, much heightened to locality, but preserving a verynearly uni- have the requisite capital. The trees beg. -imary object of all society and govern- assured that if killed he wouldbeased---h.a no fear of
Sby the interior andltopographicarfeatures of form range of from '8 to 88 of Fahren- to bear the seventh year, and continue| Every man is free and can neither death..Did not God ius Hihproden send him home
the country, which are supposed. to afilord heit, occasionally but rarely sinking to 7 bear from 40 to 50 years. One man can lse himself nor be sold by others." Although that w might oitnes omforthe hang ought in him b yprsed
the only feasible means of water communi- at night, and rising to 90o in the afternoon.* tend to 1,000 prees, two crops being gathered tloman Catholic religion is recognized In that terrible ate at Franklin, he prwas wounded
two rop beng gtheed Omn Caholc rligon i reognzed In -that- terrible battle at Franklin, he was wounded
--cation between the two oceans. These fea- During the dry season, from November to in the year, and it is sold in Nicaragua at b _le State, and protected by the govern- in lhiai left hand, then his left elbow was broken; fltnally
tares are principally determined by two ran- May, the temperature is somewhat lower, $15 to $20 the quintal, while the Guayaquil, ynt. yet all other religions are not only he received.a hall in his right ip Our army on their
S- gea of montins, which traverse the State and le nights are occasionally cold and the the kind which always reaches the United tolerated, ut their free and public exercise turn from Nashville, finding h n too feeble to be
in a direction nearly due" north-west and winds chilling. The sky is cloudless autd States, is worth but $5 or 6.; guaranteed Entire liberty of speech, and moved, while unable to h nge his position, sufrankling from 2t
of Dec., while unable to change his position, suffering francm"
.-**- southh ea-r, and between which is formed a trifling showers of rain fall at rare intervals. INDIGO, of a very superior quality, is indi- the freedom of the press are also guaranteed, his wounds, bed sores and erysipelae God sent a good
-" great inte-rior basin, nearly three hundred The fields become parched and dry, and the genous to the country, and is produced in but individuals are subject to arraignment Samaritan to take him to his hoause.and carefor him.
'-. mile- long. by one hundred wide, in the cen- cattle have to be driven to the borders of the great abundance, at a cost of from 20 to0soo. for their.abuse. The right of petition, the Here he kept him until his death. He writes me: "He
are owhlh are the broad and beautiful lakes streams for pasturage, while in the towns ad pound. It requires replanting but once in inviolability of domicil, thie security of seal, died calmly and peace i to a
IandMangua Theo lkesrp-s balts Imperfectly conscious up to the last moment --waa treated
J of Niearag"a and Managua Tiese lakes r f- cites the dust becomes almost unbearable, tel years. etc., are reoognized--to their full extent, and -with the kiudest and gentlest- attention by my family, vt.
ceive the waters which flow down from the But this season is eateemed the healthiest of ToBAcco.-A large amount of tobacco is are placed beyond the reach of legislative or up to hideath, and the cold aweat was wiped from his
mountains on either hand, and discharge the year, Its effect is practically that of a ued in N arua el of which adm strative powersoc brow y the gente hand of woman Before and up to
S:tiem through a single outlet,.the river 8an Northern winter, checking and destroying he ou y ides aconsi a aou From what has been said, it will be seen at mo h expressed lbight hopeof ag
that Nictje'agua is esi" Countrydeof tgreatN'bIa..y to a laitti ofileam."- o .
J'uan, flowing through a narrow break in that rank and ephemeral vegetation which which is exported that Nicaragua is a country of great beauty fet-t o S.
-the Cordilleras, for 119 miles, into theAtlan- contimnually renewed where the rains are con- coltivafted to any desirable etent, and is of oucenery wfith cl rpasse fo Ra. Ta.HOs Crr died, ashort time since, at hi
ticOcean. Some of the streams which sup- stant, as at Panama, form dense, dark jun- a very good quality, bit not equal to that of ducts, and wimth a climate unsurpassed for residence irwooks formerlyy owndes) county a. *
ply these lakes are of considerable size, and gles, the birth places and homes of malaria San Salvador and Hondurns. health and comfort, and it only needs all in- rHe was between eighty and ninety years of age and
furnish a supply of water, in excess of evap- and death. Ri is abundant in N. aragua, and troduction into the republic ot energy and was for over forty years local preacher in the M. e.
oration, which could not be sensibly affected Politically, Nicaragua is divided into five extensively used. It requiresbut little more capital, with a population who wil open iatChurc oHetde d h i d bea rits, ano trht t .e
bydrains for artifiia lpurpoesset of epar tme. nets, viz: .i. Merinal ,oi- Rivas .n lip toT et e t r ommerce and developed it great re tahi obiur shu d o bew ittn adtat h
r Lak Mnsga.isA b~ltifl llet f it,-Orental, meat,Graiz: 3. M crido n tal, Or Rvs than planting and gathering to ensure it in sources to Imake it tie most desirable norm- writer should say 'to hisI friends in South Carolina, that
y .. m ies artfa bypurpos 35 ml Oriental, or Granada ; 3.Occidental, or any desirable quantity. It is sold -at from 11 the Cspel which her hadpreached 'them and others
ter, about 50 miles long by 30 to 35 miles eon ; 4. Septentrional, or Segovia; 5. Mat. $1 50 to 2 00 or owt try in the world. B. for over forty years was then wonderfully sustaining
wide, and with a depth of wutell', on the letr- agalpR 11n 18*60 tile entire popuiatiou, was hi Iu hi .as catl ofit n atn i ue
wiaer of ise f rom te u about 30,000. T nhe principaltowns and ciat MAIZE or INDIAN COBx, flourishes luxuri. :* and hsofpt earthly conflie rdand bearig him quietly
fifteen fathoms, and'in some ples reaching ies are: Leon (80,000), Massaya 15,000), antty, and three ops are raise on the same "DAYLIGHT IS GOING," goo and seful acohe formany at. Hn g e a
forty fathoms. It approaches at one point Managua (12,000), Chinandega 11,000), gon ann y. n So said a dear little boy, a few minutes before what to go down with thedeeline of the physical; yet
o t fathoms. (I aplo e e at one poif lif .1 in al of Ce talmrc ,isg swat ter pego d own wih e the-d e tlmne ofth e ph sic al-;
to within fifteen iniles of the Pacific Ocean Granada (10,000), Rivas and Segovia (8,000 of lbfe" i all of Central Amerioa, its grams he died. The golden sunlight was in the room, but his faith and hope in God grew stronger and stronger.
and between its northern extremity and the each). There are jite a number of other furnishing material for the universally eaten the windows of vision were darkened by the sha- The writer conversed with him frequently during the
ea are only the magnificent plains of to in population -from 900 to tortilla of the inhabitants, and its stalks and .dowp curtain of death. A momentor two of gloom, past- year; at every interview, he appeared to he in -
ea are only the magn"hesceneryt plainsch of Ler- 3,000. leaves supplying fodder for the horses and and the freed spirit had awakened to the ry of l.r,,r.,. larvi. Dl,,iLh. where his stay was not ob.
on and ElCaneo. he scenery which bor T>. cattle. It Nma be had green all the year heaven; in the presence of ghe Saviour. tarth's rc.r. t.i a eohaltry .y4.,d He leaves children an4
ders the lake is unsurpassed in beauty and The people of Nicaragua, of ll classes, r b vnifht forevervfle lleavn's lo., day began. grand-children to n.,arn hi loss. May the Goad of
ronnd by successheivebluenruged.peaksmonurI Tescher,,let these words of"a dv;ni Oidld recur their flitbar soccer and sustain them in this world, and
grandeur. Upon its northern and eastern are represented to be frank, hospitable and gin od n te cities n about Teasher,,let these wordy o la dy;ng a h.ld r seur themr n the worlduto soem ROTa ow and
ore lifting their blue, rugged peaks one honest, but they are generally indolent.-nt about 20 cents memory ofteg is ing to come. OBT. HOW .
above the other, are the mountains of Mata- They are scrupulously clearjn their persons, I bUusel.e r n Work while'it Iats I Work for soulh! W ork for -d-' o 1. I
gulps, meiigng into those of Segovia, rich it, but are careless about their ouses.Th W T, and all other reall grains, s Jesl "This year thou shalo dieA;l Ma may be the Hoh. 5nyersof Pina died of dropsy In Alachua
metaic veins. Upon th uth ai west Spanish population are temperate in their- well as the productions an fruits fteper. doom it bears fr some county ., on th March, 1865, in the 52nd year of
are broad and fertile slopes and level plains, habits, and even with the lower orders the climates, lourish in t ohe ele e d distri ts fo eoved tn' hour Thc ilat h is yo hGe.Perry was a native of South Caroia, where h. .
covered with luxuriant verdure, of almost use ofstrong liquors-to.excess is less com- ol -egoraeine nortn rn parts therepb la, the moehr wilt, her children, the aged, ful resided until about eighteen years ago, when he re.
unlimited productiveness. The volcano of mnon than with us. It is a singular fact that lc,-bordermg on Honduras. o years and honors, all these may have but a step moved to Florida. He was a man of clear intellect .
Monotombo, like a glait wander, stands out in Nicaragua, and through' t Central Amer- Nearly all the fruits and vegetables of the between this life lnd the next.. Waste not one good education, and refined and pleasing manners. BHi
boldly into the lake, its bare and blackened ica, the females greatly exceed the males in tropics are produced naturally, or, may he moment; tpeher, lest your lips be sealed, or the ifellow-l'tiu r la adya rge hie ae e
S. summit, which no. man has ever reached, luber. cultivated in abundance and to great perle-o earm that listen to.yon be'olosed. I h Ie lture he wa elertG sveror ia
covered with a light wreath of smoke, attest- A majority of the people of Nicaragua live lon in s TAsog ec the fruits beintaone, or al. io Res not s whe i he. Lislatr he, h g rne was elrdicte
ing the continued existence of those eternal in towns atd villages, many of then goin plantains, bananas, bread-frrut, er.n oran. tw er e nn n Il pru.n ro.ight a nd h ho did,
i ce of fr ms smd vil many o tem geoing kone T ra e nwr p ara wt the reatra e

on t te thr.Th dffreceinleelhe mnyofthm pe a te-"de -n w geaolmo s o ltent~aornte ], esl,-den eetbeos, ha eerd'se fo rsld. ofl..vib th a ter ic .'.is sh,:*sp,,h and a aered tio seereiegion,
fires which have seamed its steep sides with two, four atd six miles daily to labor in the gees, lemons, pin .ppl (i h l.., pie.,ag .,rmr 6ts I a f lrce le Alter -
burning floods, and still send forth hot and fields, starting before daylight and returning white Guayaquil, as well am the )aihllow vari. ,Daylight is going." But it is the un.'.rmnl,. L- r.teq colonel f the .rl7tihitRg, entee t rvc @ad
S saulphurous springs at its basic at night. Their plantations, haeiend, hattos, ety), mamays, anona., ge. asi, enoennis, thi di y of earth-now clear, now clouded. e Drach as nv,,n w.. r, wr ..t, o)mnand he was s9&. Ordered 1,
S Lakes Managua and Nicaragua are'coni huertai, ranhos, and etcar, are scattered qtost delicious mfeloln, a.ol lnl ohe oVa. i but a swift, cold night-a-' passage through a dark ,,, -e. no acomphiad Gen. Brsfg;, hi; en e
I Inete bythe stereo de analoya, aend it in pretty equally over tihe country ; a large ties of fruits. Tomatoes, beans, chile or hall ino the IKing's palace-the Father's nhoue KnokY h>mpe;g,. Herme d.saof was contreued

S th ought that, by deepenin this Estero for number of them dwelling in simple huts of cayenie pepper, potatoes, squmaishes, green where here remany maions. .oease el not, then, tooo pe ially ,eaUy b ,r heib d iedt health fad Ie be ". a .
- a distance of four mile sinps.can pass from cane, thatched with gras or palm leaves, corn, okra, oons, lettuce, asparnagu sand to labor for e as. Thu n'et nottoil in in. r l. m rte i h l i .
most o-h favoritegardennvegetables, morsi'heIruiemaypcpouslany com ohegardnernoy Snperwelw mv bretrA bhefore hh. dealt, he aid to mnd oma
I one to the other. The differene in level be- nany of them open at the sides, and with no host other favorite garden vegetables, may never e tie reaulhuof 4ile iil, but the .Maber Ieu irlfee .r, hat M .mnda wa l md up 1to k religion .
tween the-two lakes, at average stages of floor except the bare earth. So equable and i y will not: forget, and the :prver of faith is rver hii im Crriunt rremind, oi h.- Me. IVblaed
S water, is twenty eight.feet sixinches, mildl is the limate, that these fragile strnc- l ion of c reerops. Among the vegetable pro- offered in vai. for wol in exbted the pnenicte.- Se.
Lake Nicaragua tower, is the grcal fea. tlres are quite adequate to afford such rro- dnctons of commerce are, sarsaparilla, anm- r e for e ad hib deathhe askted ue-issoneInt
tuare of the country, and unquestionably, in section as the natives consider necessary. toe, arow-root, aloesn, ipeachn-ha, ginger, there hmoh, and for e hsacram ent of the dmtss' 6tp,
all respects, one of the finest bodies of water The dwellings of fth middle cla Te mo r e vanilla, cowhage, copal, gum-arablc, t.opaia, o dNfd EAN F ns.-It is onot ell always to ek pere a few dysabr he died, His whole life appered
in the w orld, and second to n one bi t ile va- p ln et ending w hile those of the aIs l o ri tan e o o r g on 's blood, and v ritg o or .m t ohl~esh dy si de fafa r E,'There a nd then who G fod, y han pra er ss of theihur h were' hi w or .
rgdewpio -a dogoed thhe valuabl andea all ,came in .rgt .1 Uih.
fiery and beauty of its scenery."1 Its great. toers are often spacious and comfortable, io i l -ln. .mngh valbl trehaase inoj tes i r le,? un idr al gath~,andte isbiht-Go, ande A's preer aofb 1.0 ohteh wre" tohit onlyae.
J ~~~~~~~~ s b iog ne l o w o j i a i o d lig ur ,iiv an ,i oth e f'atA l
est length is 120 miles; its greatest breadth to say elegant. The residences of wealthier oganyogwood, Brazil-wood, Bgnumvi and pure, -n. beatiful, a Rs h th b rehueof A a u feet llli g love. Thus
is 0 miles, and its average breadth 40 miles, inhabitants of the cities are built of adobes, fiatio, yellow sanders, piue (on the heights), their own aunuies. Their rel .on. .ist inbe- V uasse ardent Flerd, d be-
I The ancient city of Granada, of 10,000 in- somctines of two stories, encircling la.e drago.'s blood tree, cotton lpe, oak, e-at .-oaning _he evil. or ,hn w,,rl3o, in lamncling the fi-rF IlJ.t ngea;,hbr---h&
habitants, onee the rival of Leon and tile. courts, and are entered under archways often tree, cedar, button-wood, .h on-woocd, rose- gradual decadence .,r' g...-i. andl it n'rgar.tnr, g all Jj^^^^ "011*" oE ''e' "sadr we trus, a
most important commercial town mn the re- imposing and beautiful.- The eeurt yars wood, Nicaragua wood, calabash, etc.- Of 'homthtie.evils andhefegnr Ihee*mPlienr'n llhs o'retireinBa ~lm_ nnon a f^irhea

Nicaragua or livaa, whiol contains a popu- all the rooms open exceedingly pleasant, inexhaustible quantities. r there are not only the se thousand wl u.' AR F. GaRRIBOl the reeeneT "of "
-. nationn of 8,000, and is the capital of a large, lounging places f'r the occupants and thqir The raising of cattle and the prodit e tion have n.r buwed the knee unto Bal, but thai inai G^-a1" .'. 0; FranillBOFr rif, Apri
fertile and comparatively well-cultivated o eis- of cere, most important item in (he s tdes are everywhere obeyingdhe opel cl. mber o he churo'
tri. *Forthe yearommeneins Sept.buber t185 eandinds.B- trial resources'of Nicaragua. The cheese is They are the. Jonshe aini g er he gourds .hap Amnbleindia.
The country bordering on the northern timber l.81 the thermomer, t theeit of' ays,.(or Nlc- for conmon consumption, and g t quata- ther own e.ed -ha hejdmeo prudent con wa beloved by
ragur, oaf the folkes known--ea hase~ Chotaes 4s6.S .'- t 'Bi;.~;? t^ ties are used. Large adrooees'el'lattl are an.- God do D,. de-cenu on a gnluv w.,rl, h.eha Bf er. '" er ui W aa' l B e.'i'?
duida ting, a botm d ilug~inbroad savannahs and ;o? ^ meaarangeH 15o8 'rea bn o anw ih l'rm a Ty en to tee either "t ""- ot (!enLrsBl Am .^ o k le Iav be rTlg^. T tJHr; ^ _d
'atoNeeme 'e-:.e a 90,, places, fro December ', "er


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