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VOL. 2. NO. II.
\s YO would t li.il men sh<ul<| <lo milo you do yt; uvcii so to them.*'
CHAH i J 10 H TON. S. C., SATU H DA V, O OTOH KU 1 0, i,S<iS.
wuor,K NO:m
Wrt fflu?vlc.ciion ^l?vncnie.
CHARLESTON, S. 0, HAKOll, 2, 1307.
A. WEBSTE1?, ?ciil?r.
B. P. RANDOLPH, ^ Associato
Ti Wi LEWIS, S Kditors.
A Itruioiors .wi' lari i:Ain Pai i!it.
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11; .HDi.i: Mnn|;i;.
tk?ims of >i i:.'!'im\:
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Six Muuilis.j ~;
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cfeNr? per square; lor standing adveftlse
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?knts per square; payment Ii) eyery instatici1
being required in advance.
Professional and lhi-hio-s Cards, not a
ee?diiig live lines, sin ;i year;
Marriages, Deaths; ?l?ligiohs and Liiorarj
notices, n?i exceedingtly? lines, ni rv ci:n ri
each insertion,
No publication reflecting upon private eliiii
actor w ill h? allowed in <>ur ?ohii?ilis. citliei
as advertisement or otherwise.
N? puhii?iition iliade wii?iou/ a re
ponslble nihne.
All licensed preache s of llie \|. J*. Church
whether haveliiig ?r locai, ari.r aiulior
Iz?d agents.
t?^th School Ooiitcnai-\
Haliig KepOl't Was read l-\ Un
IJP; Hev, Win. 0. Weslon, at the
Sunday Seliool celebration oh Itisi Sah
Il may appear singular to the unini
tiated ihat we ('delirate, in Ls07, that
which eeased with the year 1-si'a'.. This
will he solved when we state that the
Centenary year closes with flic respect
ive conferences, at the close of the confer
ence year.
On anniversary occasions we festoon
the pulpit and columns with the choicest
flowers, hut the beholder ga/.cs in vain
for the familiar decoration-, and in addi
tion, views a dismantled plait'orm. The
inqhiry is naturally suggested, why this
indifference to a centennial jubilee. The
heart throbs with gratitude al ils recur
rence, and regrets that the outward de
monstration is not in unison. There is
no lack of interest, the occasion beino;
used to atford you a further opportunity
of evincing your gratitude for living in
such a glorious epoch, by liberally con
tributing your means to beautify and re
new this sanctuary of the Lord.
It is Unnecessary io enforce our obli
gations to the great Centenary of Amer
ican Methodism. Aide addresses were
delivered by your pastors on a previous
occasion, and endorsed toy scone of us oc
cupying less responsible positions. In
some partii of our country, many enthu
siastic- in ils observance by adults, con
sider its presentation to children as use
less, much less a participation in its fes
tivities. What a short sighted policy 1
In a period measured by the flight of
a few days, we will have passed from I he
stime of action ; who then inoro ooliti ing
than these children, to transmit to coin
ing generations, die. incidents connected
with (he scenes of this day?
Were they not specially identified in
speeches and singing, their knowledge of
its peculiarities and history would have
been circumscribed within the narrowest
Their attention and cooperation being
secured, many parents have been attract
ed here, who otherwise would \iavc re
mained ignorant of one ol the engrossing
topics of the times.
Let them immortalize it in songs Of I e
joieing 1 Let ilici)) speak forth the glori
ous accomplishments of our beloved
Methodism 1 Lei (hem contribute llieti
mite to the i-prend of scriptural holmes?
through (hoso lands."
Lei tiieiii lenni ihat jm\gress i- th
watchword of the age, ahd that ^rn^pih;
(ho hatiner of Ha- ,to-s, tl? v arc out ?
ho sali-th'.l with past aiauovohUMitSj hu
trMIOOIlit it UMtil thr World bliil?l hr ovai!
golizod, ahd bioijglii td (lie kiiuw h-d.-.
oTiho iiiitii a- it is ii; ( '-i ;.t .1,
SVO Oalltiot 1,1" i r?f ,
the h?'oilyi?ti<vv ol ili.. v, !.,,' :: .;
i'| attributable lo rotivi Mr. i : , ; ;
who hits ltd .or.: ti ti- idi .tii-jy itt instruct
lug hot only thi n!, hut auy w ho We'ri
desirous idio-Mi,,,: without 'Mhunov an,
wiihoiit j"
la conclusion h ! us ini; t,,\o our hi
oStilhnhJo priyilOgv.-h l.,| yrat i' :.i s'
' end as .-we, ( inoi'iiso I- oid ! 1.ct,an
-olds nini hddu > ho i iUi<i. i a;,-1 (d hiiii
lafth" ' '?et its a-knowl, duo him a- th.
author id' our m.-. t., \ ns oasi ?ilf
treasures a! his f,, , and own him a-,
liord of nil.?Theii shall our olllaings
l'or hi- cause he proportionate t<> our
tliconie ; ho lana- sifc riiuv- ho offered :
thai which cost me nblhihg he spiiruOd :
and a huge galitefiiig hi' aniKiuneed in
the githier ?f tiie Lord.
JttPtico to the South.
An fachivige in reply to a eorrospohd
l'l)( who asks them loin'just and geiier
jus to iho South, jiiakes Ihc following
appropriato reply :
M e would ?j? '-ju-t" to tin- Soniti by
Mahlishing then- suoli political priiioi'
>les anil t;eilgidu? inHileiices a- w ill induce
urto ho ja-t to her-ella- w. 11 as to th,.
N'orth. We would he ''generous" to off
)f tin- Si-iuh. to the WbW,\<i and to th.
vliitcs. and thus osO?ioW that criminal
nagmuiiiniiy which reserves all of its
a-m nisity for tlu- lati- master-, hut ih'gr ,
ectS Ha ir former slaves.
Therefore wo an- striving to abolish iho i
[ Oli. ? ( K'l III.- .1 II' I i.i'" "i. .I'l-i I . I .-> > 1
ensive to justice and hostile to 'd'lothet
y kindness and charily," We would
dvothe suffrago to freediheh, because it
voti Id he ah actof gonorOsii\ antl justice
o tin- most loyal frit ads of the eoo, i n
neni, a m 1 of safety to tin- Sonili, (lui
sohse of justice is so moder?lod by jour
?Ciiel?sity, that we demand of the South
io other sali-fact ion to violated law.
liliilti that ive shall legally and pract iealh
recognize the right of all men, >vi(lioni
distinction of r?de or color, to partici
I'ate in the government of the I'nited
Tht'lC t an he ilo " fraterna! e?no.ord "
between the South and the Noith. or be
tween the dtiierenl classes of the South,
until our Soul item brethren ham and
act lip?n the truth, that a political and
scoiai wrong is a eonst?ui and vigorous
-tiinnlant lo agitation ami divisioni
God's providence is a fan whi h will m \
cr cease its shaking uni il all the , had is
separated from Ilio wheat. W hen tin
South, by her justice and generosity t<.
all her inhahitants. shall have plat ed bets
si lf among the. things which cannot be
shaken, her peace and prosperity' will lie
the recompenseof t?ioso who arc now en
deavoring lo open her eyes so Ihat ishe
she- may bOo tin- tlfiy of her providential
visitation. Olii* ''justice and gener? :. y"
hath this oxieill no more.
I lip tirreel ions.
Qciicrnl l'dsk has the following on the
subject of Southern in-ui icciiotis :
After the close of the war. our South
ern friends bei-ame very much excited ?li
the subject of insurreelions. They paid,
The darkies an- going to rise, up .imi
t ut our throats ; they are going to hum
our houses, and kill Our wives and chil
dren.'" Cd' 'nil Ki?k proceeded to say
that ?lflCCl) months ago the President
of Iho I'nited Slali-s sent him a confi
dential tli spa tch requesting him t<
make a thorough investigation into i?i<
ni lodged rumors of insurrection, whiel
hediil. and afterwards informed Hie l'ics
iilent that there was no foundation fpi
the rumors. There was one coloni
Methodist in Northern Mississippi, how
ever, who ihfortncd him ( Getterai Kiisk
jtlmt llici'C was a negi'o in a certain conn
IJ iy who did pi'cach 'Mnsiirrcclion." II
; I (General Kisk) look a long jour he,
>lih'rO\igii phinta'ions until he (inali,
readied (Ih? cabin ?T old man. Il
>VMS a cooper l?y Iriulo, ami when tieco.H
led iyii.s makim: llii. k shaviiigs. I|<
I muIu'I ?Ook hi all like an --in- m: ve! e;-.'
( 441.'nolo .l?-.h.- sahl ( 'en, rid i-isk, -Mho;
j tell un- (lini .voli .(,,. i\ iViliiootoi' of di
Juoid. that yoij aie im p iny: Ihe iii-nn sii
' iV--.vii...? iw'i'oiitiii^ to ti i. u|.aml,kp
' 'xh' i ma-!,m." Il- -, ralehbd lii
<>l!| hetid and w;l.n!< ,| kuow what -di
' 'i,l|,;'vii:,;i *' " 0 Mi. l'or ihat w :Moo ? i.. :
! ",':'1 'itili. Mini uhmi li, u'js tuli
! <y\v\\ it itk'jini, ii,. siii.l, ( ih, Mas-iii ! I
; 'V'I ."-"li I (lon'l 1, hisutivotioii ; I
I pl'eaehes ii, .:(, !,. |..,f .!.. -il! leeiioll.'
; 1!,. i il... < urna!) t omai hod a day or t w.
iij Ila- iijdglihoi'liiiddi and ham,! ho Ivas
?ij'ea?liili^ ti,,, iviii ir ioidi olii o|' indii-li\.
!* "ow loiio?s', and now h.-i-e-. and mi
Um Sahhii?'li ho al si) preached to than
dio it'SUrfi idi?ti and iii'o <-\? rhot'm
A I h-avo SS.iilop.
Many a Christian m ti si eovot ih,. iotir
i'ssnoss of tho hom-st fellow, i|u, aivm.^.
' d a, conili uf u hom i,, ,??,?. ,jj< ,|u.
injis ol' Dr. ({oljort Newton is so wall
?idaptod to -ai,- oVi fy pious heart to cni
?mdi?n. K..W. indeed, il thoy wdnld siiti
cerely try the Cxpei iiiioiii. would he
Ibim I unable io iinilate the s.-iilor'* eour
tosy :
A tnerehaiit and -hip-owier of NYu
York was standing at the enl ranee ?. hj?j
W?irOlniii.si's conversing with a -eiiih inaii
on hiisim'ss. A pioiis sailor holdngiiig
lo one of in'-. Vesvis calne ihe ware
Inaisc to ?nici- it. h?! observing timi (ho
ildor was occupied, modes!)}' pepped'
a-i.le. nv| u iliine, to hitel rupi the ?oUVCr
sa-.io,,. j
\\ liilo naitiiig tiicr? lit- libimi the mnnc
f .le-us profanely used, and on mining
lo lo,,k. he oh.-, rvod that it was his em
l'.!.MV.,:r...^,a'.>. ,>V.as.. MfvJ,.'.o.'. ....i..wj w o.<'
front til'tin? gentleman with his head itti
o\, |, ,J. and his hat under his arm. he
addressed the merchant in (his hingusige.
44 Sir, w ill \ mi excuse me if I -peak a
word to yon '< "
The g?iitleinail. re?t;?gni>.mg him a
ono of the crew of his vessel recently ar- j
rived, .and supposing he might ha\e spine
thine to sa\ ah. .ut ha- im -- ot' the ship, j
Odd hiin t-? sp. ak mi.
You won't he o'hmled linn, .-ir, w'r.'n
a poor ignorimi sailor if he o ils you his ]
feelings V " said he}
" Certainly no'.,"' replied the mer-j
Well, then, sir," .-ahi the honest
hearted sailor, with much feeling, 44 Will
you he so kiiid as hot to take the name'
>f my hie -se-1 .!> -as in vain : 1 le i- a youd '
jsdivtoni'! lie look my feet out of "the,
horrible pit ami miry clay, ami c lahlisli
od iny going*.'' (>. s.tf! don't, if you
ph a-e. take l he natae of my Ma- ier. the1
Lord ilt'svts, in vain! Ilei-; yoiir Cfi'iO
!?.r a- w, !! as iniiiC, and He lias Inane
!\oii. and i.rc-e!\es vou, I - :- alwavs
doing yoti good;.
This was said with so much earm.-!
i nes- and feeling that the goiitlclnali win
i.piite loucheil. Mm eyes ?lle I w ith teat's,
? and he said.?
My godi I f< llow. t;,.,l iieljiiiig me, I
will iieviM" again take the name of the
I...id J?siis i'hri.-t the Saviour in vain."
'i'hank you, sir," said die ht)??es( tar :
and. pUtlillg on hi- hat. he wen! away to
1 his work.
Prof Sillimaii'a Molh^r.
i'rof. Sillimati. in his autobiography,
pays a line t ribtilt! to the ihtclligeili piety
of his niothei , w ho u a> unweai ieil in her
eirorts to train her children to gmiuinc
piety and liU'ge usefulness. He says:
h'or our early religions (raining we
iVet'O chielly imlehled to our mother,
She taught us prayers and hymns, ami
ovorv morning heard us read in the llihli?
and other religious hooks adapted lo ouI
atre. In mild weather we usually resoi'lei
I lo (he parlor eh.nnl?er. the host chamhei
j fif (hi? ?iotisc, w hieh wa-al-o reserved Idi
. our gllCSts. lime, while our molhei
i ' comhetl the hair and adj It sita I the die-:
. of one. (he other read ?r recited Ji?asS?ig?i
e ' of Seriplure oi' hyimm and sacred poetry
v ' Our moth,a- ?|so gtlVC ih the hesl a.h ie
v'ami inslrnelions from her own lips.
i)| 4-'0 lining alin inv father'- death.
- oii??bviihiimlo?I hi*>thoi*sal down in
IS j th '''''! Uli- la- lay a corpse, an 1 lak
", in'1"' laydung muh, duo oh either
i* lib ica.o u- passages of S. ript ore j,.
- , Ci'M ?lij.Cidil's IM'Oliti < In i!u- vv idbw
a httheijss; Daring nor ividbAvluip'd,
i joi a', jmc of male Irteli I- bf jifojiiM
:'UkJ.??'I?u :-. si io |'i ivi: I ?i?ou I vV?Ul
us |a ftitnilv, o >i"! hi i own Ian-1.
. %mi\s an heroic v...'nan, aicl ? it
,..? ;, hSvith funim-s Ilio 11 hils ami (or;
t l?vM?o American llevdlillidn, in which
lih.ilior Was largely concernei. Sili
li 'I lose liei -elf- tllti'uU wlilMl, lille.'
iii'jis befon- m\ birtlp tho h>?u-e was
I i^.Vtl liv liitjioil banditti ai Ilio mid
nh \oiir. t he windows demolished;; liuij
in \ ' ' aiel cMer ll'.lli'-Uiol||0f wen
lorn ay from liei', anil un I'nlhiT do
mino bv a year a! Fiat!>u -li. Long I
laml. .i prisoner of war, I n le i w id< >\\ -
1..I j struggled on in t'inl>,'trf:isSoil
oiroiiijnhoos, an I gave ?ny hf?thih' and
inyso.publio c'lucaiion. for tiling bui
! mimi t lioinc to purily ami i Vl v."
An K \i;n'!>i Wouivi n.
7/i'li'o'e/o/i'/a (iati l?of?cctor Mtjf.< ?
11 ' delightful to se;- how the iuflos
l ruotilo iii'o bf I hi! church i- over push
ing iiplf bill with a vigor of propagan
tlisnj >sseiitially primilive an<l Paulino.
The inolo, Mcthoili>t iiioVOinOiit was siin
ply "t mighty outburst of such life,
riled aro still men within the Methodist
J)tllo/lllO lo the old -pirit. William l av -
i . t, simple, earnest Itinerant, originally
a i inber of the lhtltiiih.no Conference,
ijjj.n'iinself into California win n ii
i>ut a seething oa hi foil of eorrup
'Vwitii grout tact, and courage.
fyr,1 beheatn ci<?,\, ..t. .i,.,.,. i,,..
j?Av\) iii? hisiss?s th:ii nev er-aw the ill-i'h
ot" a church. Having accomplished a
goi)d vvui h there, he wen! 10 Fughimi ami
iravOisoil l?a- I 'hi t?d Kingdom as a sin
. e--!'u! ivvivali-t. Thence he went I
Australia, ami galle f?ti gn at number
i. > ( In i-t in its-ea-p.>< t - and mining dis
lriots. J.i-t vi'ar he visited Sirtitl
A frica, and w hih- Hi-la >p ('oleiiSei was em
pl..\ iiig hi> episcopal power to ov eft hit ?v
tin iru'di as it Is in .It'siis, this godly itine
rant v iudicalcil hi-own title to it placo il
t he a po-1 .di e silccOSS?i m by mi eh la boi - a
brought l?fiO natives and loon white
from drunkenness, and debauchery, aie
discordi and a ime. to Christ i:ili sbljri?tji
and puiity1 and peace, an l virine; th.
very U'iitlors in vice he?bmiilg the chain
pioli- in religion.
Goon AnvioB.
[From the Central deofg'iiiiiv]
Tuii'.knk 0i i n r., ^
New York, January .">, 1m'.'/. )
; My H> it >'.'/ : ? Yours of tho "iTth u
limo has but just reached me. J hav
In en hue.: absoiii nl tlm West, and bid
' returned this morning; meantime y<>
! have donblloss seen some of the artich
ailil letters I have written bearing on tl
topic. in my jtltlgoineUI your pe.>ple In
j gill at the w long cud. You borrow licei
loss ,t ion bio cbiicorning your relalioi
.with the Federal (.b>vernuient. Yoi
li: st amign",'. coni'cfn is peace and goti
will among your own people. Mak? tl
great mass of Georgians, whether loy:
oi ?m ? rebel, while or black, eOill?hl?i
; hai immious and kindly toward each ol
[of, and you need not much care' what
done or left undone at Wash'mgto
Il enee, go to worh, every man, worn;
and child of you, and grow at least lwi<
the colion, and put up twice the me;
you did last year, and let ( 'ongre-s do i
wor-t acts, wait ami lakeiisown tin
for it.
I -peak from Hie iloplh of a hear
good will. Tray try to be able to vvri
me soon that almost every Olio in (lei
gi? i- hard al work, determined to |i
. I and let live, and conceding |o every o
else a porh'ct etpialily of rights.
\olirsi, v? ? v r?spe?lfully.
J I lo|; Veli (I in l.l.l.V,
i T? il. I). C.vi'i'.us, Ksip, Sandersvilh
Idleness a Sin. j
Mr. Durimi. at Ilio recent Christinn j
invention in I toM On* utteredasOhtencc <-n
(deli oitgld lo 1)0 slumped on every 'n
inisliiui s i.science. 0 idleness is rt
n," suit I the converted lawyer, who lui-;
ft hi- profession lb labor imuv directly j111
if binisi, liilenes j i-? w sin, for it in- H
dives' disobedience to < 'hrist's command, j *"
il.i into M\ vineyard und .' ,.'.'." It is '
-;ii. for it hows nh utter want ofsviu-,il
i'Iiv with ii.e Ma .jer, uwlio yveiii about ^
Ibiiig good,'' and who expects llis Ibl-le
dwei'.s 'To do; good t? .all us they hav? J t
ipporiuuity.' li is a - in. for it indi-1 '
a le'-i a -ehi h li >\ e Of oHso : und a Di vi tie I
a I ie is ijiroihnu?'ed on all who are "all
ciise in /ion." It is a -hi. for it reveals j1
a Callous heart, iuseii-ible to the woes of 1
a lost world.
lOvi'iy idler in llu'e'niin li is a sinner. 1
for t?. him (hat kiibwolli to'do'gobiI and.
doeth il noli to him il is sin. Alas!
(low many inner- are found in /.ion, and
What lilted be lie ir doom when the .Ma-;-:
t' r eonielh to ju Ige lini unfaithful ser
vants who have hijl their tidont, instead
*d" usuai it '.
A Iiiu i;-Mn i. Tuoi ma;.'?-One of bur
Kastcin oxi ham.', -, in telling s?nie min
isterial aneei lot e<.mentions this One alioul
l\ev. Mr. Feriin, of Canaan, Conuooti
eut :
Ho was once visiting - ' brother minis
ter, liov. Mr. Dwight. He found him
very busy making eider. He spbrit the
nielli with him. In Ihe mOfning .Mi.
|)wiglli cvu-ed hini-elf. Slivilig "hew.u
ver\ bu-\ . but wished be wauihl make
himself id home and eonduei family wor
ship, as hi- business reijiiired bis atten
tion." Mr. I'erriu did as reijuested, and
wiien he gol ready lo leave went ?mi to
i tfi?> ofeliafd io bid brother Hwiglh "good
. a m y of his work, and hoWhUl'?u'\t? ilkVi
l?, on prospered in his crops ami fruit.
IJroilior I'erriu expressed soine ibixloiy
[ lesi all Was not wTIl with hi- host. Mr.
Dwight did noi understand bini, ami he
asked an explanation. "VYb read." .-aid
his visitor, "Mraii is the gate add 'har
row is ihe way. and I am thinking how
yob \vill manage io tjei your < /</< rimili
ti haOjh .'" I la- well-meant, though blunt
, repioof, w a - kindly received, ami did not
, fail of g?od fesitlts.
. j Fisi r Th ai.is.? There are a good ma
iiv lilOinbel'S in our Chin eh ; \ boari' ri
' j ding on free tickets; ThiA have n id'
Ol' the eair-; Of the t"lllllel\ on tllelll
, They Id i?l her people llud out ami pro vidi
for ilo- prciieh?r. They seh?om or nevei
eail on iheir preacher, oi" ask lum to the!
home-;. Th?y are n?i foil (id in Ihe Sab
h?tll sOhoiil, m?r al a prayer or clus: meet
ing, iior in any place where Iheiy arc great
j ly needed. They have ha i little lo do ii
grading the track or laving i'm rails, am
l- they do ??s liltle ?s possible in keepinj
e |'!i,' track and rolling-stock in rCpaii
y They claim a curiti bianche t<> heaven,
it sort of a free pass that compel-' a few e
- : their fellows to llig ill the burdens w bil
ie they rido ut their leisure and unconc?fl:
- CI. l'ani insisted on T?niotliy eiidurin
! Inirdness ai a good soldier, bui our frei
i- ' ticket brethren are soldiers of the font)
ir Orbed type, who, rather than elidili
(I liafdness at all, would prefer deiserlio
Hi or discharge from service-.? iV?sfer
al I Vhrifiiion AilVfiC??''.
''Limisi i? ron \ Sr.a-on."?At a rccci
(piaftefly conference at .Memphis, Temi
K'ev. .lob Crouch was received from ll
Church Soulh and authorized to organi/
Ualclgh circuit. This has aroused H
evil Spilil in that .mai ion, who arc dele
mined to drive oil or kill our iftci
Urbillci' l'Iter went to Knh-igh lo preai
on the la-l Sunday of the year, and four
the church door barricaded against hit
seats and benches torn up and pili
again-l it, and the old "aunty," al w ho.
cabin he preached t wo weeks before war
ed not lo have any more preaching i
liihle classes there, or they would bin
he' out or drive her out of tllO Collimili
t v. Thia w as only nine miles from Mei
pitia, at t In: recent CoUuty seal.
A Short-IVto tre I/'rivyer.
The Rev. Mr. Derwcil, a pious und
ripus oUl Methodist minister, wont
>iu Tennessee to Kentucky, in IS12,
visit his relitti v?i ?"t-.o Hon. Wi?li?in
D?iph. The man was not il religious
an. bui was a gent Ionian, ntoI invited
ir mi nisi or lb linvefuhiily prayer every
veiling, While la1 was visiting Ihoro,
iidgo Cono ami his wile, lyoni Nashville
irl'ved (here lo pass ihe night, ami Mr.
iojibii'jj beoiitg a little embarrassed, said
> Un- ohi minister, as lie brought out
he ih Me, that he had hetier ho short, as
he dodge was probably not accustomed
o suoli things;
"Very well, very Avoli," said ho, and
eading a single verse, he knoll down
ind prayed :
() Lord, we are very poor and needy
.?re?luros, and w? know that'Thou art
tilde b> supply all our winds, but Cousin
William says thai .lodge Cone and his
wit'e, Ir? hi Nashville, are here, and are
not u-od to family Worship, and however
needy we tire, there is no time t? sparo
in telling Thee our wants, Amen.
d'ho Judge was taken all aback, and
so was Cousin William, They both
pressed the old gentleman locoitduclthe
services in his own way, which ho did,
to their greal satisfaction.
Al the session of Ihe Southern Presby
terian (?onorai Assembly at Memphis,
one meni ber contended ihat there was
nothing ill Scripture, or in their stand
ards, to prohibit colored persons from
holding the Odlce of deacon, ruling elder
or minister of Cod; and that, in their
church sessions and assemblies, they are
on t it bal to a treatment of perfect equal
iity." Though this was strongly contro
verted, it is a good sign that any one
was willing lo take the position. Verily,
the world moves, and the light, is begiu
No Sim.vr I'autn??us.?A minister in
Brooklyn was recently called upon by a
business man w ho said :
1 conio sir, to imi li ire ?Jesus Christ,
will lake me into the concern as a silent
Why do you ask?" said tho minister.
1 localise J wish to be a member of the
Ih in, ami d? not want any body to know
it." said the man.
The reply was. "Christ lakes no silent
partners; d'ho til m iinisi bo, 'Jesus
Christ iV Co. : and the mimes of the lCo.'
though they may occupy a subordinalo
place, must all be written on ilio sign
boa ni. '
Header, are you trying to be a secret
Christian: if you art1, you will never get
your dividends when the hooks of the
world are balanced at tho great day of
lenirai ficconiii? Remember, desini
I Christ takes no sileni partners.
' ()) Two 1'?i.aoks, i.'ii?osK Tin; Bkst"
J ?A distinguished Democratic politician
, I yesterday approached a gentleman from
I NeW York with an extended hand, and
,* said.?
H "1 congratulate you heartily on the
I noble stand your oily has taken in the
eh eiion of vi -imi: \ ; that your richest,
**-* 1 : * ' ' *
and m?st inlhieiitial ward has not nent to
il I
j to its legii lid ive hall a nigger,
j "Well," icplicit the New Yorker, "I'm
ihililiilig. thai, in Olir legislative halls, a
?Vi/? /. /dee is mucii holler than a black
il I
leg! Cood m?rti ing."?Boston Trans
Toit.uro vs. Or.iuxA'riox.? At the
(leneral Conference of the Freewill Bap
tists of Maine, a resolution was adopted
which prohibits the ordination of any
minister who uses tobacco.
F.i.ootT.Nei: ox Cni'fem's.? Rev. M.
ill' 0. Tyler writes respecting eloquence in
i n Fughimi : " That oloipience which goes
d. ion paper crutches, thai eloquence which
n-J cannot sw im without bladders of manu
script, is not nnich esteemed her*.

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