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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
A ItKliiiJlOl'S AND IJTtitt.NKY MAWAIVK,
rt r.l.tsHi.l? v, E'Ehj Y t i
Ai WEBSTER.
? r r i c R.eo o"vr R ti s <> -? t ? r n t.
;OIK? linne North i-i't'nltieatii.
t,i- Att T.'.c-ii-,M< Pr?aolu-ri ?Sf lim M. i., i lubvii
xihi?ilir,; craocli.i? <u- local, .lio oin- anO.?ritini
A icon tx
**** t'or iVwu* pf saii?Hi-rli>tioti ami mles (>i ruber
lisiiiit, sci bishle.
Heroism.
IS un !i|,'<! of lops toni toys,
VVntititij; wt-uloiu, voltl bf ii'.iit,
Vi'lio ?hull tiorvo t-.??t ??lo boen
To lin.'.Hil ni] I;, l-"roo-h>ril'S t?ft.it
ItroiiV ?.Inn ??ty oifiliir.lolly '.nines.
K.'i-uko their otninioh'- j??y,
Ami (?ult nioii.l lo,?nos :tii,l y.Mi.hfal ilnine?
lor in mino. toil, ?inti t'niy ?
y tit on thc nimMo ntr benign
SjifPtl niti-.l'lcr uio?i-r.;:? s.
ii.ut watt tho ??real li ot pritoi) it i vino
l o houris in Hlitia (\h<| ens.-.
So nii;l; lu Knuuhsir to .mr itiiM,
So iiiKh li (?>.? jo nmn.
W'lnMi Duly whispers low " rfwu "inst,"
thy youth i ephes, "' / ivin;"'
-KMKli.SOSVj M tv-IUV,
A.\M\i..:t:sAin'
or MIK
CHURCH EXTENSION SOCIETY.
AbwiKSs or lusiror vi.AUK.
I ft(i-fl>-H,l lt,- /?".. v. .i/. ??7?M/,r Mr S"'irty.]
Tilt; Third Annivrr-.-iry ol the ( hur.di
tension SoMoty of th,- M viii rdist ?;? .<..,, p.,i
Clpu-eji v as heh! il, ;|u. .;,,v,. , M> ];
<;ii,ilroli. I^iiltiilt'lpliiii. ,,n n,,iis:,|,iv eyen
I ?g. Nov. I Ot h. Iwsliop SihipsVi i ?o-,
Ki ? I*I in v m- xii j.j v-r:;i ::.
T. T. Mason. Kv;,., ?hon pros-ented lil- rc
port. shoMino- tho ?igVrcgato H:o< jpi?. i,"-|". ?,
dine; tho aiiiotini in iutii'l on- yt.:u- ,
i'0.-2'2s 7S :uu| .;.;;,-,.(i.jo hoi ; .ovt-J. ;,, (,,. $?.',| J
V* * ; P* 'u"l s'i?! 'Cloon;; 'li<!ii|r,-?''?|, hiiijijijhig '
r '!l '".. vic pei!' .'.'?'.abd ;t !.;.->! io.tnoti io :
churches, it* lu? .j;.;, h-j
it
l"'t'"':T Of" lill: < OIIIII.MMV;... sri io r iiiv. 1 |
i
Dr. Ky.a-it. l 'prrospotuling See feta ry oj' 1
lili? Sitipty. tliou Hitit Iii- r-iioiti which AM- V
u* lollovys:
.. iiniiitg tho pa-t ypiir fit* have '.*?>-.. fijjty
ri-Ueve'l troin tho (Mti!uirr.is.-!iii'ii - ,n,
wliioli wo hail hot' i !al> i.r.i .. ?ni a .. o . . f
tilil i-Iatins agjthist til?- Si elvi? : .i . '. ?til; So
ciety is now tully ti i til perin . ly in anrpp
rat eil into tho n eniar cebhpmy ?>*"? lie * 'ii ir iii.
Willi a eoniparaii\ely flail! ijf liiiric, w?
haye assisted hy iihiuitihn eiylity '. > ?ti
t'.VeniV-six iliii'ertiil Stan-- ?pul Torritoiio-..
Vye liiiVo also y rea: y reli'-veii ami :i--i>:<-l
hy loan, with little or nu interest, oh von
inoro.? iii fight, uhierOnt SiaieS II ii tl 'l'errion'
ii.'s. cotiit.' of which we have -av.?! friiiii ahsii
Ihte (lisiisibr. We tn?ve n- - iveii etuiilil'ii
lioiis io tho Moarce I.<>aii 1'iiiitl ti? ' hi? iihiiuiip
ot Si.,ino. ?inti svib-erlption-i friiiii iii ree
brethren to the (leiieral Lbti'ii l-'tuui to tin
amount of b'oO.oOO.
( i'nl in lli-j tirovi'onoe eall-i ll? to ati ino
meii-owi'ik. !.n; ls bpeniil; our way. ii lill
ciioourftglng us to hope for the ibeaii<s ip
t?o it."
t?-iT?'.itr.srisi? At ?I !.l : .-'.IS
\\ ? ie deliverctl hy lb-hop < birk, [),. Xi'W
tiiatb ami llislioji Kinsley, but mr w.tut ot .
-? tee we can oiveonly ?lie remark.- ?>i-?P
op ( birk, referring liioie i'speei:i|ly i<> <u;r
s Uth?rn ivb?ki
Al'Diil.S- OK tll.SHOi' 'i AKK.
* * * Your Secretary expressetl a spe
i .al ttesire tluii t ?libttul pi e-out sohut bf tile j
faots eoiuiefcteti with our Southern work; la
llntilg so 1 nm.-: speak -< m what of my own
exp?rience: hut I believe experience i- al
way-; in oi'tliir in Mt-tlimiist meetitor-- -in
order as a part of tin' sonn ml. a al evn the
iiiUF? ell'eotlvo pa: : . f the soiiit ?ii. if tic min
ister bas a rigtii hem nf exp??riei.ee to pre
sent. I. then-fore need iib apology for
rimning ont the line of thought suggested to
lbj liiiiUi by this reipiest of tlc- Soerotady.
Sonn- four ybiirs ago our work in I lip
South--and when I spca!, i-f our w-uk ia I lie
Smith, what Ihouirhtii it iiilgyesis : ? the
mila'.! The breaking doun of that fearful
rebellion that bad (iiisollited KO !ar,Lr< a jjor
ti?ti bi' oin* hind ; tba: bad luid ?o ninny bl
mir prombsing yiituig uien in tia gravi . I bil
breaking down of thal robejihni uoi indy
?niaiK'ipate'd the P.or millions ol .-?aves in (lie
.south, but it broke down timi Chinese v. all
of Separation that prevuntetl us in Un yours
jftuie hy from passing over inti, timi region
with tie- banner of Methodism. Soon ti fi in*
?Iii-, oin" work there \\ a- organiziid iu|b tlu'eij
(iisiluet deparinien:.the Mississippi depaii
inentj tho Middle depiirtmont. nial tho t oasi
th .piirtiiicu: -tlie Athintie porbii|)s ii iv ti il
called, dust four years ago tin- Middle de
part mont was intrusted io ii.y.o-;;'. The Mid
dle department ooiiipiincil the whole State ?u
Tennessee, the Stat? of Alahamii, ami thc
Slate of Cieorglff. At that time-?ind yoii
must roinemher it was only four yeari? ftg?
this very month-nfl the work we bad in this
region was nun preacher stat Inned in N'ii sli
sillo with a very small society, one laboring
I?..u ino color, d pc .pl.- Sn Memphis tv
nh organiza! i?n ;i< ?p. and iiiii't'Ochjor iVfit'r'
j tooti hibbr?it? lu lia-; I ?hoss?c. Most ..i
j iltotu wv fi' local pi ..ateliers, ami otto Pr P ?j?',
;,'v?'y siipOrnhtiMllt ed. were identified ivitii
US. Illili abotll - ven ot1 fight bundled mem.
hers I'oiiiiooii <>r H li oo ti prearhersi I
i V?s??(?d thc Ih'lit. ns ?(inti its i' - a- p--.-?b'.o.
jand prepared fbi cht ?hlargVtheni of Hie
work. ike work advanced Hil. in j ti ile,
ISt'.?. tko Ijolston i onferenoo. eiiibrtUdinr the
i Kh?t( jai ?.art of Tennessee--.lie part lliat had
beeii kn iv h as thc loyal pnrjloti ei'ihc stat'
-was ofgihiized-ooniprlshig 'hen spine ildr?
ty .-d i preachers, and perlntps about six
thousand members; In the .lannary follow
ing, or early in December rather, the woik
was o'i'gaitlzod into what was called MPsion
Districts, extemporized tor |ht? pill le1 hov1 bf
mir w.ok. We poon funnl it necessary to
advance farther Soiltln ami. follow!')" the
linc ni.u ked om hy our triumphant li. -t in
their pi cording march. | weill mi to Atlanta
and organized. In the .laiithtry pi l-''.';. the:
Georgia and Alabama Mis-ion District, that i
coniptbed about thc stuhe mbnh?r et" mi: '
tors we had commenced w ith In the he..;:,
nimr-about thirteen or fourteen.
The lieXt F:|'|j thc Temiessee ( ..e'ferer,-. '
whs ; cj dai ly organizedat M ip-fro?sb ?t ... and
istsi Pail, in DetOher. iSl*>7. tin- (..?la An
nual l 'on fere:;.-e. and annie, i ia! ely af; er il t he
Alabama Annual i ?otifereiio? . was nrn:nii/.i'ih
makin;: foiir Animal IVinioicii?c* poeupyhi ;
thi- t.-rritmy.
W e .MCI cd upon ihc ( ?mfoikMiO? year lliat '
i- jb*l now elm-ci' with in my m Sg?Vhii.'-i j
?nat of the tufhidel.ee pfiliO lithe:?, i lie
fearful liosppjy |j,?i| ba 1 spniI|^ np ?j? dh,j
iiS and oar work, th" -phi: of rebellion Hi i:
-? ? nie.I broken loose in ?ll thehmd. ?md u.i
e-t ii | ked oniy hy ti ic -tr 0ig hand iii nat im.
il power and aipjibrtt.v. I rsali| not linly !..
he lUi-sioiiary socrpiaiips at thc h?gliiiiiiiir
.I this year, hut to ..th a id o^poeiitl?y t.. '
ny e.Mieiyncs. "If we eau iipltl bj il' own in
he Soiuh ive sba ? be th flit ir Widh'' hut I
i.tyc i'cayiu lp tliiink tim: \v?have not!
bpi le 'd om- ewn lh|t kirgcly a ?vane.-.1.
Tire ilijS; ( 'oiifercti?o I visited this Pall, in '
iotohor. wa- in.. 'IViiucsseo(.'ibifoiviiei!; und .
iviSb to ulv< -a. .....in ... > .mmig hp j
if the ri sups. At theTeuni.i I 'oap renee
vjjiidt met a! Mi'.Minnvihe. a jiirg? vilhlge,; oi'
?Hy. iiei iiilp4; on the we-tern -lop.- of the
aimb?rhhid thuipil.'ihis, it appeared tba' dur- '
?tr jtho year many of the chit reli?s luid ci j u ed
ea-ons of revival, ?md tim in Mii'h'l -hip had
iiiiniiri'd and !
il jip cl llfic?ii '
o-ir of I lt rei,1
iy.nilli." un up
'l ac milli" el' ot p". e.e h "l - . ?ilpt-.M i
n finn vvpik thisyi'iii". i- ninety-three, a'gai si :
-evVII:y-lhn c kl-I yCiir
At Mc.M'mnv ille it was my pHyl-ego to de
licoe a idtiucli willoh wa- spirt.cit hy thc!
hem-faction of 'hi- Society. The . 'Icu eli l'.\
nasion Soot". :y, slimetwp and a hail" y I'll i's
itgiii. imel" .in appropriation "f |\yp ' A ai-and
dollar-: bit" th? ?r?M"tl<m of a ?hpreli ia ibm ,
phire, 'fhe Iii hi i i reit diet wi; li serious aa.!
yreitt dltlloiillhp; bu', a- tl)rv p.i-hi d lib-it' j
vvav linn ii;!, -tieagth came io thi'iii- I'.-r
...its iiibviii-r imo il-'" pi'mi' joined them.
Many l'ri??ii thc Nprlli that ha l iiibyed (hip;,j
thc vicinity, r uar in amoitg them, among j
A holli W.-ve sollie ?XCiplotl! I ' 1 e-h V I el i 111 -.
Oar. a most excellent ribing e'der of tihl?hl
.-. ho..'. Pi'e-'o ?aa i iutroh. (hiding that P'
11? (li jj oijlyireiuihiely loyal ehurc'.i ia Ihr
place. Ideniilied limpe.! with it. a id 1 luke
p'.. i-eie ?a hoiiriliir te-'iin my P. "div fael 'ha;
lr- make- iii?! univ a nvhst elli tieiil trustee,
hill al-o a mosi excellent M?tl?oUisI cia-s
hader. I'm- ?hur?ll co-t about tm thou
sand dolliirs, ?url i- a beaut ?I hi -I met. ire.
With class i o.un s and ShUday-Sirhoid room
bri w. and a beautiful audience rooili above.
On il,.- day of il- dedieatlim they ealb-d
tm' ll ft e?i i lituidred thilhirs IP eoiiiplete tho
rober! loll ! ie. r --a v.V lo enVel" the ratiir Ills
(hbtiahr--. rt lid ia a wry bluf lillie they
to? |\ np oVer seventeen hutnhed (lol ht rs.
I le- in >.i iiioriilng. leiirning v. hat had heeii
dole.'. >ev.| al yeti! lillie ll came I olilitl suy i ti ir
: tin y uti .mt to liav rheni I hero and help? and
oneya-.r ll ft j* dollars. Olin r ehiilrilliltipits
wi re made ii ft er vt aid.
li; tin- Nllddle and W esiei'il porp.ec ol' the
Stine "I TtiiiiH'ssee. e have liad ili? :ri ".?'es!
diflhaiii.v in y.-ti i og a to..t hold Ol' iilliidSI ipiy
pail ol tin- >.ul h. thu spirit of Hu rebellion
ivas -o intens?, ICv?ry man \v?is osira?i/.od
wir, .lid not partake of that spirit, and llu-y
partook "I it ini??h mofo there (hau in many
p..i lim,- ot tin* emmiry farther Soul In I ivas
riding in ii sliiiro at om- limo m vvliioli a mau
vvais tillering Ids lreai?ou-h?lehlnf1 it out in
tin- liten ol every ni.e. A man w ?th a broad?
hriiumeh hat -iltiii- on the front -e.o. hem
o-.el lo mr lill'! W lli-pel ed. "The-o lic'l lillVit'l
i . ni put tin ouy h :?- \\ r in tirol yin. er thr\
Vtoiihl not talk in thi- way." Thi- luau, au
excellent baptist tlejio.oij. liad lived un thc
lim- ot Sheridan's uuireh.
In West Tenue?.er there haye heeii exten
siv? revivals 'luring the past year. Tin
Mriiiph-s District comprises lite whole o
Wo-t Tehhesseo. Wv. hhiipheuoed willi ?thoiii
lom Inindia I ?ind seventy ineiuheis, ami end
tal it willi nearly eighteen hundred, hevival:
1 have spread everywhere hi 'he midM of eui
ii -:>; Hiaitsan.
hoitsand -ix h
?.e-lrase fnj"
i.muire ! :;-. .
'i.?;.m. Iii (he nh.l-t m" itu- tlirriilonhi^s fi
tin- Kn Klux Kian anti (Iii h vi-k?itl?iis, < ?od
has h vu at work'. Some nf y ott limy n-iin-m
. her Ihm mir 1.1 ,on pr. l?heib was sill)! in that
..a L'loiii- Hr was a Onlnrctj pro.tellir, and .?ur
! ot the most Oxcctloui miai of eolnr timi wo
r\ t i ha I .ilhong us -of vi ha- hithir..-. .fit al
purity rn' oharaotor. kn iii a ii i'hi Imiibi - l. ihn !
: hi ly h\ iii.loihil pr..?.h. tat- aa.I ni l, . hut
i-.> hy ! hr v\-h ?i o j.pl... ix would enitie oui
itt thr,.na- to hoar him pira. h. sjtbril.v ap.a
his appointment, vvhoh ito wa- nlurilliia
h.|i|ie. hr wa- inn hy a oar-arm. I e\-i.b. ?
-"Liier, who took lielllioiitti. ami. willina!
-.-tying a word, (nh) shot him. ip. ||,.j,| on to
hi- horse ti lillie while, turn.-I (owanl tit's
? home, aiol arrived -.. a.-ar that hi- wife mri
: ?ian. helped him lr m his h-.r-r. .-fri in a
-hort ;iinr Ju? tl if 1. I Iiis \ Uti murder in >.prn '
,hiv. with..ut disguise of a;.y kai,1 ! --!."..:.
iu_: if .wu a minister . -! .h.- a- ? ?n i-; ; Why. i
you say lite perp?tr?t.a w a - .u :-..-to i. do you?
I'tou-ht lo tthit ; exiou?ed ! Nm len - like it.
I'lio (?ne-iii-med frleiullives in-day, tttii.l i-ae
phpided for Unit deed oi murder '.
With ?eLNir.t to our Wink lhere W"o vrortj
akit iiiril at that ihm'. \\ r -opp. -ed Mio wm k
anio-,!.,'th" tolma- I jmn-t ead s% i:ti ph,
ileaiii of this libbie maa. P. it CS0**1 ?-?oks not
tor 1rs ow n work, (hie of the nOP-l :.'l"fioii
l .'ViVai- i-i Wes; I'canr-s.-r hi'iiUit ...t! ?ti thu:
vny olnii-ye ami Spread UM;lt a arly live
lum.hnl -..ul- were ootiyorh'd m <m l. Tiri
i-' P> my inin.I au iuilieath.il Pint ...il:- in
Uti-' work.
? ?ur pi-.-arhrt - suiter .bihe i;. :hat regloii i?!
trrr.'r. Our Inol'ieiii may li? lo lim point,
-h'.uhu! what kia I ol' un n wr hav" ia il,at
iv a ';. Ont' man. a yeniihie lri-l,man. w host.'
hear: i- ?a lin- W.ol'k. was :tr,<iis<>i| oar umbi
hr wa. -a tivelvii au I .Ylnijk, hy a ki.k
m hi- 1.?. IP- . ail. .I ..ot. .. Wir.'s th, i-, r
"A fru'ilil." was the resp, u.-r; an-1 th" n he
heard -r\rral pt'l -o'i- ellt-i.'... " \\ rik-aid
hr. ..my iViemlS lip* ail > i . . .. . T * t jujien ; tl..\
ai.- phi rn! at titi- I mm ip' iii pr ." "Op.01
yulti* dom- P' "I will ijui i|u p." >. jf Vim
d n't we'll hr, ak ll il iWn ibid eoilpi Iii.'
" Wei!." :;i?.| ju.; --Ihen s..;i|. I""|y wi.', yet
hort, ar 1 if any', nly i- ...ti-; | ij,>,,*| mi.
t.-nd lo l.e tile .pilli.- '. .{'-. "hi."!
eu t nelli. Unit Pey wein ntl a little
way. he'-! a i.'nnstthittlnn. (.attie bark t" lb .
? 1 a.;-. a: I warned him to 1. ive within ten
liitys, hr (hoy wnul.l emili' hack aa.I string
hilliup P. a troe. S.e.! '.?.. .. li y u eolith
IPtok yon will tin.! ni" ! I ti ?j '..'".ur pi
-tay here, nml don't lamil I ! ' !... th| ... ly
.?ne han il" \... i i'.-Pir 1 " ll - !.. h Pi 'hi '
tri.hi :]tet:i a:'.<.> w.-i! ;!??iip,t" fl. ii-i o' of 1 nip
IV il I iv
From Pie I 1 nm --. .-. I pass. .I :, th.- ltpl|'
lon i'. ?itel t l . e. w hit h mi't lit < tia* t : 1 . ..-u?'.?'.i.
Tho i i. i fourni ile- < '"itt' : '.::< .' I hal hfyaiji/V
.il ii ls.'.', gfi'Wil up to a membership ol
t wi my-five ii...ii-a. 'I nine iitptd 'cd aa l han1,
fen. i.e'ialin .r prnh.it i.ne rs ami h'.-a
pl-eaeifl-. a- i'l tile r'.h"! e\-e: ?Uni th"),
wa- an iurrea-r liol.-, ai-", oft Wi) llinhsthh
..n- limi'he ! ii mt ninety h .'". 1 ant lapp:
m -ny -Lat. in th" eliiiiipe ?a pij.h?t? lei-lin*.
t!i it w i? ,1 ?.lei,:' y n ui'my iihoiil in i lu) re
.."m.i. a!l ti.hureheS ill ' hiltaaoo-.a v. > a .
op.steil to ilie inrtitbors of the Conieie
i xrvpt th" Kp! Seo pal. ?pid t li ; t vii ?ts nr.; opel
at all: a litt Our pfou?h'cr.i .nie d (lies
e'.uireiiv- hltich ld tin' lieOoppiti?? nf tin pei)
I jilli, a- lar a- i kti"W. au.I -.rt1 'i i.', lp tin lin
; i leraaer ol Pip" rai: r.
i lu Ore: i i. front wiiirli .St?11? yiitl hav
i hear! in ?in 'rn im-"' wi?". - I Ipi h one. I lohh
t hitl oui- yvhrk thi-te had htjoh ".viMideifall
prospor?ch sit thai th" it|einhcrshi|i h td ?oii
li-.,111 tea tia".-.uni IPiniji?ii and -rv- atv
?live m fun-en thousand mi.- hundred itu
? niaety-ini". a ma he-ea-e nt fuir th-m-an
live I. ll nitre I and tw elvo ; aa I in I his 1 '??tile
ene" wr have seVenty-llve j ? ?-?>";? ili?ra an
' -tali.nis.
Kami (heneo I \ a-.-.d io the A hi I) a in
! (.'..niel rine. lahiny the -train, r at Hom
I (ieof;iia. iii i'd pas?ing dovill th" (nea riva
lp Gadsden tihd ?in iini?ity' Ih.i iipiiihpiii
when- tin' ( 'eiilereitee niel in a ?piui?ry i'la .
Kven in Alabama -thom-m v.-nie m m
pi- aeher- we:.- iinabh lo :.. t tn ConO'i'dP,'
sume for wait! hf ineaiP nili?rs !> 'Cause >>f t!
I perils that surruundeil lliein, hint Omi ol'I he
' brill": in pri- .ll <ilar_rril willi sr'.tiny Ufr
a dwelliliy - nil" SvhVi wa.nhl be iihnttl a- tili
ly t-> tin ?iii'li a tinny us my-.lt- w I'..m
: (hill (hill had booti ? itll i in thal work, ai
' the ( oiifi'icn'" sltovC?d au htorenso of I hi"
I thousand ami fifteen, giving us a uieinhi
?hip of ide veli thousand live hundred ai
niur.
i N'ow. I wish P> .-um np tin- agiijregiitti
(hi- Wolli for t lie-e io,ir C.,: fert'lit'es. I :
? not able P> spnaii of i lie: ht hiit; I 'nhfereiiia
Some five ut In r- hai r burn organized in t
Sont li : tor y.m inn-1 know WO lia ve -jiriai
net work nfl thnfereiiees and Prt'-ldiilg IvhUi
Dist riots all (her (lie Smith. I say I am liol
birlo y i ve a -ii m mary I'm (hose ol n rr ( mil
enees. Dr. Xew nuin may, perhaps, sti|>|
some tliilii, Hut iii llU'Se four (iiaiferoii
. lhere are now .-ixty-twn thousand two h
f j dred and i wenty-ninr UK tiibrrs. Anti a I
fj titre of thc work, lo illy mind exeeedin
. ! hlieresilng. is thai eiiiveii dioiisiind -i\ h
i J <)'rod and eighty-five of these aro pmbati
? I err ybh ark'hopp Htive <? ... (ihj. g.'ijl?
lill ihr.?- Irom thc cliureh .Soup .-" Tills .-im
plo I'nei that eU'Voii thousand six |:i>iit1r(>ti
ami .-l;rht\-th c probiUiolii ti lum; bun ;n!
il. -l t.. Ui? . lull-oil, jmiloiiKM |?ow ?zn at. ?uni
iVHll!->| I'oaih. .aili glbl'ioUS have h.,-il tito 1.'
yiviils "I ii'li'.i'M, in ilia) iegjhih A infgv.
rti'M. nf tin- . i-.pl,. ilcshhitcO iljt I ho iyrir.
i?tlUeto?l, >l lippi i) m ii n pi upen V, I nt vc
Itirtii'fl with > -,i.,w.io.' h,ants io tho groat
11 rah i' nj" tho !? aa' >w < ot tlc s ni!
In that royd ?a. ; Iso, w. number fo.tr hi?t'
ijr?d aial ?!i'a y vigil' ehiirehe.. with a value
. t' twn hun,In .! IIIHI srvOiuy-oiiii'tlioitsaiiil
lullars. Wi- li. v ' ?Uso live huinlrnl atal -iv
li -i v. a Suiiday Schools orgaiil??d, ami
llltee Ihmi-aml live humiliai anil fwonly
three oili,aa'- a i l teachers. Wiall an .u niv
td* \vbrkt rs . " ;..-i niiur \yllh tin- iniulsi i\
i lloro ! Ami w o have llli'i e huihlrt'il ami ll r ;,
ll vc appointments ian.!?', thi- Iii si October,
in those four Ai.mail ('oiit'oroiicos.
Siicli liv hoon tho growth ol'thc work in
tho : eui.ni tim! I pariinihirly rcjir'OSOlii, aial
til M ?ttl whieh i wa- requested t'> -peak. Yon
will ask, .. Ar.' no! all tin -.Ibrod jH'i?|de?
Arr tin \ i i ot al negroes?" \Vell,..Mip|>os't'
tiley iil'O j thry aro imai tor ivhotti ' lir'.-i
illeil. uni| wno have hoon redeemed hy Hu
-hr.I.liir: 1.1' Iii- m.i-i precious l>!'?? 1 ; .iii.i
In .. ar.- no a ton, IV Ilia) \v<rfo tin- ollie, hi
whom thru i- hopi' hi rtilUloii to th, . future
Tlir I'lilori'ii pooplr. to a va ry hil'JjO . vient
as al' n a-?..iah',., rlght-iiihidctl moil now ad
liiih . r niiiro -ir.i ly in th? ir worh. mon
r " 11 i- iii hi ii << in tli'?li ili'iilliiy?, ilpili ?my om
OX jil el el I 11 fin ;.i I' . lio I'm o their rm a in i pit
. ton ; :iiii| lhere i- h it (loop P r?m.', ilia
tai i'ii os I desiri, lor know-hd." on th.
I ar; ?.!'pai,-m?, ihn! rhil?lr?li .hil! e-mnualh
(iii tho part >.(' p:ii('?ts fur th-ir "hihlrrr. -
lliitt, ls full ..| pr ill.he, in.li.apia r thjii titi
i !a?? w jil, i., ?titil? ' o?lli?, h iv .. tm! only po
. ???'.a! . -> a i - a !? a a ; i i ,.hut al so inthiri;.-.-am
','o-iti"ii in -... ir'y.
I'.i.t y.'ii ask :i ::.ia th- >\ t.-;i'.n. ' Ar
tjtesr no; al! t?blot'i ! |h'oplv?" I bavera*?
(ii liy {ripi? over i lip Mtniit?s .ml ?hal in th?s
loti," ('oufon.'iieos about forty-six tl > i-am
iitiil -olin- hundred- arr white. Th . balline
:!i - uiini-to^^^HWP**!"
Now-, with r?gtpd to I hose mini-', rs. som
li liv ? a-l.nl. .* Ai r thry not all {ripisierroi
:i m th" North?'' N"i :i l it of it. lil th
A tah,mi a < Ntpiefeal'e,. wai lt -.?ino ?rv ?om y . - rv
. a appolntiii?iits. p. i ..ir i- oui)- mn- niau wh
'.. t . a.:-!''aa-.-ll, - i f.ras I kn "V. or w|?ii eve
il rum tho N ulli. A 1 oihi".--- wri" rai-r
ap bli lite -"il : -"in-- for thirty, ami -mar lb
?'..I : y \ ".ar- nuti:.P?'i> lil I le- <iiur>ii Som h. ti
riiili?r in llpi o'.I ? im rein Seyeni) of ila i
w l-l o mihi .PM'S ill iii'1 ohl * jllU'ell bolaro t!i
tliyPhiik ainl ii<>t ?i few ol' ih?in yinu?.?r inc
, oav.-r'. fi ia th - i|ibriihiii of iii'.-. ?t".il thru
? l.t. in th. eiiiei : ifs "I" lim lines, jnt/l th
i-.Pai-'.rv. in-l a- yoting turn wove ?onv?rle
an I tina-! lilli hUn mi' tuinlstry in tho .earl
(ilsp'iry it'theV. 'i-"!i-! thur h. In mn
otlii-r i '.- :!'"i "t. a iitrgt'r pi o|..u : ?mi h;iv
h.-. n tran-1'.-rr ;. hut in pearly ah lilt's
ii ansloroiirip ','i eitlernipnhcr nf inch el
.'iiu'r.l rr lt. n Mi" wa if horn ami raised i
pr- South i an I " 'a > inhered into ?hr iiilitisir
tlioi-e.
N'..w."".r wa r?| IV it it r-a inti ourrhurr1
r ... vi iii will iltilire i'l'<> I th? ililli) I glViiVoi
w havr it hr.yr Panh.-r of oliprohes. Tl
. -i inuit r i value issiinill in eoniparison lt? il
ntiinhor nf "hui rle-in inauy oases. '1'Iit*
?li?'ifolP - tire -impy rmlr lo/ homo- ?t'Oiip
hy ?lu- ni - abri - . ?. : ti*- oliitroii, vvltli Mvtrr .'
a n til. ? lal niiiiiy o Iltotn w hhinit <A -u a p-u
ot :;a-;. .-tinittc! it lilly. *e\ a atv-lit o. i
..a--h uah ni ilPHir.?. A Small cbiitrihiitii
from lito i 'hurrli Ixtoiisioti Spo??ly ha- Mair
cd .?tir?s ot rlmro. - ah ihroiitrh ihti Soul
Mon i-tn jR'ivti iii-' vorl.. gol the lunihrr. h
th" li.;i's. hiller-.ami yhi<-.-rtti'l paint, ai
Miine other ihiip^iroipiire uioii?y. itiul up t
thi- limo linT" lia hi ni nhs ihjii'ly n 111? . :-.i
among ?mr pimpl? hoi'o. Jtis( thin', nf goii
11 ?. i. a iltklo'iitiOli \\ here ninny 11.? .>... ii'?i
?tje?iaplott! lu rai o tin- ?PlilS. lliougll l'i
lt;,(I ?io?il f..r\\iii.| I p. lin-ut hy tin rai'.:..a
i'otihl lift? h.- had hi-.iu-o a ohiirge, fir Iii iyl
nf lilli-' n font-. w- re-tiny Upon thnti: a
lhere w as not lilli a ....111- in th" w hole op
pitn,\ ! Th'- i- piiiilps an "Minne ra
I iii ino ret.-r lo iK'hill'eh siitrl'i'd h\ an ;
I propiiatiiiii froth lilli Soolofy, l.a-t iyliiie
was e.,he.i io i?k?tip :i eoP.eelhiti lui- ihi- :
ei.ay pi Ashury OhireU. liitlliiuapbllsi I !
.--.ve al priaSshig ipplioiit'.on.-. l in ra w
..;,'. ir.mi f'a\ -.'(ie (minty, fenn. Our 00I01
peuple ?here lilli) booti ?VOl'ShlppiiiJ? nut
1 doors, hut lhere viii a ohiireli illili lind hi
I -nhl at SllOl'ilV'S fide, that could hr h..11
tor -oventy-live (ol?ais, and ihoy stthl il
ebltld raise twamy-livo dollar-, thoiiyh
niau Itlpbilg ?l?i?ll Obllhl giVl) moif lilli
diui": yet liny iliouuht thal in dilllo.?
half-ihoirs limy fottld rai-e l\\ enty-live 1
lat - if they roui,I yet lilly. And lhere V
two Chu ioho.-; in l.-.w.-r Ahilianiii, otic i'i
br houyiii im a Lund red dollars, ami an
rr f..i a hundred uni liny. I stilled tho 1
1er to (hat itoilicnee, .-ind ask Vi) ti.em 1
collection ol'i lin i hundred dollars that tn
iny tn buy three ilona in - in the South
' holy, tho widow of one of mir fallen nih
! ht, .*'.?' ii '"oloiv 1 i" 'h. n np . -ti)
olmo, |" bi'liall of iii.v deceased husband I
give llfty ?lullars to parchan- MK- Hrst i,annal
church au.I I ho lillee 1iim.li. .1 was raised
icdiatoli ; uiul ihiu church1 purchased. l>y '
Ulis lady |ji now (?iilcl Hui ()-\,.?: elUlpoi;
after lu i- iiiisb?nil; On.- of those other
cliiiro|io.s was ia--.)- Kvri L'P -n Maimiija. I
I hi' .Si I'li'ty nuil i lu.;;.I a liar,ii-i-il tlti?l lilly
i dollars for its o in chuso. li is ri,ia . ..
I en m |> ?o<>,. ii?! ii ?boil I 11 link i- also inohidud
in lio- purchase, foi" laiid i> ubi vn?ttod ve y
II i : r . ? ' \ i|icre. A society ha- been fbriticd
I boro, mid When ttl Coiii'ut.tilico we callie tb
tho iptCst ioh~-u W"hort! shall tin- Alabatni
Conference hold its next s?ossion?" th.' pro
j sidiiig oilier of that iii-triol-ii noble.osirnesl,
ghirioiis nuin-lioniinr.tcd ibis very oluiroh. ,
Ti.." o was considerable Competition; Cor ?u
thdiigti dew in tba) eounlry We bnve so.-ie
this that ai-" able to eaten ?lin a Conference,
i and lhere wno several societies Unit desired
tin- ?lexi session of the Conference tubo luid
with (hetti ; bu; this churcb, |>|irclia>ed by
y titi i* b?noli?one?. curried th.- palin, and (be
next session ol" the Alabama Conference will
be held in thc Church (.'tilled Mount Hermon.
I l.ower Alabama.
I have Ihn-; glvCli voil an outline of our
work. I baye bcOti impressed, lr..tn varions
ciroutnsialicCs. thal oin- work iii the South
i- i.ot undersiood Its i! niijjht to be. even by
ia-?ny Methodists, and I w ant to assure (bis
au.li? m e. as I have hitherto o'ln-rs. that 1
. ever returned frunitliai work with a strong
er conviction thal it ivas of Coal. 1 heyer re
1 (ui'ned w 1th a st ronger edit vlei lon in my own
ml .1 tl,.?: it Wit? now l)rinly established and
J. ?linell to lil iii) ? (brough till tim" than I ?lil
j lils very-Villi, lt i< eoinjiaet and organized :
ii nd, iv li ii i i s nioie valuable tlem ?il. the
Iel llilji ls begdfl?ti in lin- mind- ol our
preit'kb4rs that we :,ie therein occupy ami
triumph over ?ii! that land. Atel (heit ?dill
farther, the conviction <-Ni-t- n?>t only in tko
iniitiis of 'be lyjrtichors, bm in thc niin?L,'><
tl.mum adi) ' tioially? H ven rebels : ry
e u,,,a- to fe. ". . at die old Methodist Chitr-li
; i- iiierit ,'.? -tay.
'I'i..^-<w. ama ' 'biuVrenco niel iu a oma' >
place i^f tu frees Valley-ti rich, fertile val
. .' . l io- eh II eli wo- . - , . . ' 1 "
. .... - lom m io -i i booausi
: the =o -?ely ennhl a.a hu\ oia.Ss. mills, ole
; ('n Ci i'la v ilioriiing a large number "f per
SO!!*' e:ime i'l iVoill the COUtitfy flMUld abotit
in tlo-if lai-.-e wavmo. ami e.-iiiljieil as Moth
<"li-i- Wore aectt-toihcd (ii (hi forty or ti;,\
yeat'.s aip> iii ?amp inee'.inu-. Cn Sum-,lav
: a '..tr., f nuiiibi'.r c.|nie, and on Sunday th,
. oh"!" eouiitry foy i wont'\ mili - ab?ntl c:ii|ii
in. Tilt' ?|tt inp tl"-|e wa- -ail to be the ! a i ._.
<.-; -i--. mhb < I aa v kind t hal (:V?-r eiiuih i?i
:." 'h.-r in tba* valley, and i am sure th e
many Curried away (he impression thai tin
..ld church had nally rot II ruell in her lip
' and no>\er.
I shall ti (way s rejoice OMI in the provi
dence of Cod. I have been perudlted t" b,
as-oeiate.| w ith tlii- work, ami eoutrihnie
perhaps, s?ihe lillie to us success. It is :
Mo'fk tba.! took hohl .'t iny heal',, enti le,
int.. my iiunigliifalid Icoihlgs. four year,
ti go, ?ind no minister ever went into a pto
, I rile I ed liieoting with a tinner purpose, <>
more ardent desire ld seo ibo gi?>ry ?d' ibu
tiiaiiifesl, than I engaged in this work oom
milled io lity ti iuds ; ami I -hall rejoice ii
the a-.-nran.'e tiuil I have contributed some
Illing ioward pli'.lllitlg the banner ol' tb
church alongside lij? b inter (?four country
10 wave in victory over a Luci iliai ha.I bee
given iiver t<> rebellion ami criui... I rejoiii
'to know aa.I feel that seCitiShdi wilkin tb
j Coining year.-; bc piirgc?! hut, and that il.
hanner of Methodism nil wave triumphant
ly over thc length ?ind brea th of tin- lam
Al (he close ol' the Georgia Conference
tiui'lea prediction that 1 inn alinosl incline
\ I" repeal here. ll u a- th'.- tin,; \\ ii lit
Ina years the Methodist Clilti'cli wind
I number sis nia ny members in the Souther
Slates tts -Im h.d before the g ryal (!}visloi
j I verily believe we sha i I -e?' thi- result. Ma
i (bal -ic"I lt '
.-.I ri i;.-I I I l?'N. - Tlc -aper lili.m of tl:
i ?itbhlie population of Lima. South Amelie,
is extreme. A letter wrilteii I'rOin that cit
about the recent caril.?make. sal - :
.. livery lliglll the pi'oleeilng Siiiltt, Sein
|)el Mar. who i-. to allay (be waters ol' tl
: sea ami keep I beni in their prop, r bi.d-,
I eiirried iiirpligh ike -ireets, lollowed liy i
ini-i.eu-" proitcSsloli; l''of over two Wee
j thiii ceremony has been nigluly enaet?!
jsiojiping ?il Hie large opon srpitire or phtV
ivlieie il"' i?i'iest.s titldre.ss th.- people.. The
j is .something utterly (brining and unearth
in thi- nightly procession of person*, iltl Vc
i ed and ilrcssed in black; in tin: lioar-e. mi
? tei'fd prayers of thc priest-. the shrill ti
i. swers and responses of thc people, nu I (
I uho-:iy b.^iiL of tin- wax taper-; ?ind v
. ijlinnot le ar the .oleiiiu clltllllillg IVilllOU
:| .shudder, l b : people lilllSI belerribly frig
11 elicd when (hey will highily brim;- Out i
. <;i|u| and follow han willi eriiSi and l?til'.H
. i-iieb iuuueuse pid?Clssliiii.-i. lt stiggesls ?
ii eiikil siibjccls - t. utei ??I-. Iiunu'lihig, dca
-J und sundry oilier stol linages, and (lie el
\ Iras! ii till lb- more si viking, beeanite tb.- p
s! plc arc u at li ('ti 11V bf ? ."?.) "tal ipVltd d?
II -hi ol."
Who Atu Mofjnp Williams?
Tm: (nilli (Uni niau,.,- passe* ,,,,,, ,|j0
Hiiiiinit baok iollio vi-H?bhvii-iii? iVohi il,?
v.'iri'hiblo b.i.-k bVil.oai,ibi?i?b1-noi.Va??i?ii<
received;, curious ?Hil.I mi ion iv I ion?; Kihee,
'im. ni lo tho memory ..i r \Vi|i?iMn'^
.y?ho,,,! '?'?it-i. M prieme ?nW.
nbn.se ami ? in. o
1^1;*!'' "inly be tra, ed by a black
ho,??* matter. fi,b rusted
.II,, s am] na ls, ibiu a ??M.iul wooden kool
fef. ;l.,Mrw^ ^-?iniiem,,;,;
g ' WC sl1 ?I bl-(ree. This
lil ' inuiiiali, roots into ,i1(. very
;r;"-'-,."'":!?i doihl. rhetor
.<;?^=-=?;- Hs? ly.otite preise s"6i ol
... ?, u.::'"." ;;' -n,?:l,^ilml
I fe,l . , . " .b?*'".^ aroun.l h.
' !'1>*' 'l?>'e.t divided b.to two untiib?ios,
22 ?, H1"" ?'..'?..' io .h.- heel.
' I;11' .inwards (o tl,,.
-m..- ro.." lornmila siigld crook It
,, . ' ' '"?.le. th., whole lorn, a
-km- iv.,,,,bianeo nf u,,, >mu,an
in? u ?.,,. "," u,e 0.'oiipa'iUfi
n, disappeared; lin, bones ?ven I ut? I vhii
'.7,CV- Tli?re tfbud (li? ||,|0f. -(lu- gullly ap
IV Ice- ...iuylit in o... v?ry aol of robbery.
Iv- ?pollution vas completo. Th0 oi<ran?c
imtbr -tl,.' josh, ti,,, i,.,,,.., uf ua,r(.;Wi'
liar, 11:1,1 i. :.n applo (ron. Hie
had I...on iihsorbod by il, roots,
t'.f') hto woody lil.ro. wlii. 0 ....ul'l ho
Iflioil as fii'l. or carved lu?" ornninent.si.
h hi Miiiioduito fragrant blossoms". Which
.hi h i ed i c oyo <if tliiij passer-by, ami > ."
roi ,1,,. swb'b'sl perfume of <prb? ; ?Moro
i>?i that-_|,;is bee.n en. il ;'' ' hiseious
.m. svlil.'li iv nu yetir [o ''as been
pliorod am] bated*, >"u porllnem. (hon,
^he (jin-;;,,,,, ?...bb .'ii'- i?oyor \VU
\i.ssi,r'our.n iV'oeks lb Choin
b,
I -<
1 Purity of Character
I
I Kl' tin bOatity of thc plum ami apricot
i! grow - a iu,,0|,i ami bOaiity more ox
,?te than thc fir- ..,.,,], ?,>(.|M,,-, (U,|j,
cartu di tl.:,: oveispret,,,. lh(. e]l0l?ki Xow
ff n ?irlhO your han I o\ ." it ?s ^
i,jj ./om- forever, tor it neve. W8 |",t
iii?; 'lie li "wc- 111 : U hana- in th, ,norn
,. imp. avh 1 with dew, arrayed as ?io
?(.Of?h worn u ever was ai-ruvi i willi jew
.. -.mc silthe 'a. so thai dui hoads rod "ll".
?l yi.il muysilrhiklo water r?vOr it its you
|>?ls?, vol i; im imvcr he made aaain what
it -as when he .lew fell silently \ipon it
In-.,cen! Oil -i iVostd linn hing, vnu
n i v si'o il,.- (Kines ?>f Jihrs.-i covered win,
bu bra pos, mountains, lal-"-', ami trees,
loiii.'ed in .> I"." fantastic [detuve;
S.n.. li?y vour hand apb ii thc iflass. ar.il, b\
v scratch' ofh full?er'or by the warmth .o'
i- i adm all the doliente tracery w Itt be o\>\h
t a-. d. s.I there is in youth a beauly and
liitv of eiuiraclor whlciv. win n once loiu'li
t and dollied, can m vcr he restonal-.?
fn-e mme (loiifalO than iVo,t-work. ami
v.icit. when mra ami br?>ke'i, will iiever bu
fiinin'Oldored. A man whe has -polled lind
filial hi< umrineut.- hi youth, thmi.ali lui
,rv seek m liiakc tlnan while a-aim can
over 'Vlioilv da it. even wee he to WiWll
t|.,u with hi- lem- Wiieu M yoiing maa
lev.-.- hi- fajlier's hbitse with tin- blossiii";ol
1,1 mi.therv- kb- -tin wc upon his forehead',
a*,, oiii-j lo-es thal purity of character, it ts
liss timi he eau imvcr make w h-.lc a.aaii!.
Sieh i-b..insoqncuoo oferimc. lt- etVoetd
,.,,,,",, u, eiadinited - i' van only he lev
1' \ I
A -:t" l I'liAVl-.t:. - -At the rn,.ellina d' IU'.
impmcmt im e'.iii". d'im.'ly was cabed upon
to ort'er prayer, lb' bowed befoi'O Cod aie:
?a ti,,, presence bf bis brethren, and (?ravi -:
.oo?>: --ci i . ''.;? ,v'^ ""
need <.f thy er.-.ee. ami seek it ; to know thy
will, mel d.) ii ; to lind our phire, and
kdepit. Aimil." Tho hiiigUii^iJ ?ind SCIlli*
? mont of litis short prayer were decidedly il|i
pioprtate. and iib .mc c.mid have grou'n
woiiiy vidiile llsiotiiiii,' mil. Hui (his could
? n ?! in t flit li Ix- -aid of l<>n<j prayers willoh Wo
. soinetitiKis In ar ^' Advent ?f?rWr.
N'-r TOO IbvsY.'-The roali to oniiiniiec
and power fruin obscure condition ought not
to he mich' too easy, nor a thing too hinch of
cu..-'e. If rare merit he thc rarest ol all
rare things, it ?modit to pass ihrOligil sonia
sort of (initiation. The teni] le of hillier
j Ought lo bu seti'Od un an oinhienoe. If it lie
jopen through vir'.ue. lol it be remembered,
11,..,. li:;'.', vh'luo i in vcr tried hut hy sollie
' diilici.ltvand some sirug?rle. /' ?inun?liu?kf>
i ' _. --.~>?-?
? Anioug lim * .hilliary fiOUees of au Ohio
Ip.ip-.r. we fa,! lhe lollhwiiig : "Mr. Wil
liam .lame-, ol' Maha low'nsbip, aged eighty
three, pa--'il peacefully away, mi Tuostltiy
last, 1'i'oib s'tnghi blessedness lo matriihoiiltil
: bliss, lifter n short but sudd m ntlaoK hy Alice
iiibssoui, a blooming widow of iliirty-ftve.'
IN genera!, those who do ?lol annoy yon
I iib po? liie?' f.iult . tv ?rc \ cn u ?iii hi i; ;.l t>

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