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COLUMBIA MARCH 13,1839.
By His Excellency PATRICK'NOBLE, Esq.
Governor and Comnander-in-chief, in and ote
the &ate of South Carolina.
HEREAS, information has been receiv
ed in this Department, that a 1miost It
trocious murder was committed in Laurens
District, on the 6th of this month. by Carter
Parker on the body of Jeferson Rowcland. and
thatsaid Parker has fled from justice.
Now, know ye, that to the end justice may be
done, and' that the said Carter Parker may be
brought to legal trial and condigt punishment
for htis offence, as aforesaid. I do hereby offer a
reward ofTHKEE HUNDRED DOLLAiS,
for his appretusion and delivery into any jail
in the State. Carter Parker is descried as
being about :36 years ofage, about i feet lJ inch
high. light colored hair. beard inclinin-g to red
dishness, rather a thin visage, sandy cnpilexion
talks quick,and cuts his words short; face tolern.
bly broad at the eyes, but narrow at the chin; a
small piece broken off of one of his front teeth;
broad shoulders, slender waist, has a habit of
sucking his teeth,large knees and knock kneed:
he is a blacksmith by trade, and fond of ardent
Given tinder my hand and seal of the State.
at Coltmbia. 13th day of March, in tIhe,
year of our Lord one thous-and eight hn
lired and thirty-nine, anil in the sixty third
year of the Independence of the United
States of america.
By the Governor.
M. LAsoRDE, Secretary of State.
March 21. 1838 f 7
New Springe and Summer
T HE Subscribers beg leave to inform their
customers and the public generally, that
they are receiving and opening a spletidid as
Spriig and Suimmer Goods;
Embracing every variety of British, French
and American, Staple and Fancy Goods,
which have beein selected with great care.
They invite their frieneds to give them a call,
and they shall have good baruains.
G. L. & E. 1ENN & CO.
March 21, 1839 7 tf
Spring and Summer
C LOTHING.-The Subscribers have just
received a handsome and general assort
ment ofgoods for Gent's S pring and Summer
Coats. Pants, and Vests, which they are pre
pared to have made up. in the ye. y best style,
and on the most reasonable terms.
G. L & E. PENN & CO.
March 21, 1839. ~ ' 7 tf
-.3 dence in Pottersvillhe,
fabout 14 acres of goot
* Land-a part not cleared. On
the premises are a good Dwellinag Ilouase, 1 sto
ry and a half high, with five rooms-a large
framed Kitefien and Smoke-house-an excel
letnt Well of pure water. For particulars en
qi. 'e at this Office.
. b 14, 1839 tf 2
A LARGE amount or nuotes and accounts
due to Lorrain Geddings, formerly of~
Hamburg, has been placed in the hands ol the
subsc'riber. with the positive direction to sue
uplon all auch of them, as are not settled on or
before the first Mond ay in June next
3. P. CA RROLL, Attorney.
May 2, 1838 trf 131
I heeygiven, that a Petition signed by
th iiesat Edgefield Court House, will
be presented to the Honorable the Senate and
House of Regresentatives of the State of Southi
Carolina, at its ntext session, for the incorpora
tion of the Village of Edgefield.
May , 18393-16'
Fresh Famnily Groceriesj,
AMONG which are
Cuba, Laguira, and Rio Coffee,
Portn Rico and New Orleans Sugar.
Ne'w t rleans and Cuba Mola-ses,
Hvson. Imperial and Black Ten, -
Rice. &c. &c. For sale by
C. A. DOWD).
April 1, 1839. :f 9
MY yHOUSE and LOT. in the Village of
- Edge field, upon terms to suit a purchaser.
In nay absence, apply to Col. Bautskett.
April1 10tf r)
Valuable Lands for Sale.
T HE subscriber will dispose of all bit
Lands, cousisting of about 1400 acres,
The tract on which lie now resides, contain
ing abont 900 acres, ivinig on the Stage, Road
leading from Edgefield'Court Hoiuse to Augusta,
within 4 miles of the Court lionse, and 19J
from Augusta. On the premises are good Build.
ings, and an Orchard of two thousand and
eight hundred fine Fruit Trees.
Aglso. the place formerly owned by E. J.
Younghlood containing about 350 acres, with
necessary buildings. ai new.
Also, the place known as Bellevue, within 2
and f-*4 miles of the Village. It has i two story
Building, and is its fine a situation as any in the
District. It contains 100 acres, 10 of which
All the tracts contain about 700 acres of fine
timbered wood-land. and all have fine springs.
Parsons desirous of purcha.ing may examine
The terms will be accommodating.
W. U3. NAYS.
May 4. .%9 tt 1-1
Mouth Carolina Copper,
SHEEIT IRON & 'riN WARE
WOULD respectfulhy imiorm the Mer
. chants ai.d Planiers of this State, anal all
who may please to give me a call, that I have
located at Hamburg, S. C., with a view to a
permanitent residence; aid engaged in the
manufacture of Copper, sheet frot and Tin
Ware-which I will l arnish by Waholesale or
Retail, of the best quality, at the Iotcest rates.
Having experienced Northern Workmen,
and being a ractical mechanic nyself.i can at
tend to Nofing, Guttering. and Spouting; and
all other Jobs of every description in -iiy business,
whick shall be well done, and on short notice.
All orders will be thankfully received and
promptly attended to.
A superior assortment of Japanned Ware
Alsai, Stamp'd Plates, all sizes, just received.
A. B. CIIURCH.
Hamburg, M4arch 28, 1839. tf C
C'opper, Sheet Iron, and
Tin' Ware Ylanufaectory.
T HE Subscriber has just received, A large
assortuient of Copper. Sheet Iron and Tin
Plate; which he will manutfeture to any pat.
tern, usual in sneh Ware: such as, STOVES.
STOVE PIPES, STILLS. STILL WORMS,
and every variety of Ti1 WARn.
He solicits the patronage of his friend
and the public in zeneral. in South Carolina
and Georgia. as lie intends keepina a con
staut and full supply of the abo-e articles, hi1
4 -tomers will not be disappointed front ifhe
want of materials B. F. CH' W.
07 The highest price will be given for Ol.
Pewter. Copper. fliass and Lead.
Augusta. Ga. A pril 15, 18'39 tf 11
T HE Copartnershipolfl L.JEFFERs& C.
of Hamburg, South Carolii u, wits dis
solved on the 1st of August, 1838. by mutual
consent. All unsettled business otf the concern
will be attended to by H. L. Jeffers.
H L. JEFFERS.
Hamburg, May 2 1839 ac 16
I beg leave most respectiully to inform my
friends, and the public generally, that Mr.
HUMPHREYS BoU.wARE has assoriated himself
with me, and that the business will hereafter be
done under the name of JE' FERS Se BOUL.
WARE. and hope that a continuation of the
liberal patronage hitherto bestowed. will he
merited and received.
H. L. JEFFERS.
Hamhurr. May 13.1839 * ac 16
IN HAMBURG, S. C.
T H E Subscribers beg leave to inform their
friends, and the public generally, thatm
thev have associated themselves tog ethser in the
T'.enr of Hamburg, for the purpose of trans
acting a general
Grocery and Commission Rusinsess,
in which capacity they offer themselves to the
public, and hope. by a strict and close attentio.n
to business, to receive a liberal share of patron
age. Their Stock shall everbe composed of the
most choice and well selected articies usually
kept ini a Grocry and Sta .le Dry Goods line".
All Orders, or letters addressed to them, for
any article, or busitness on t 'otnmission, shall
meet with careful attention and des. atch.
HENRY L JFFFRS.
HUMP~I tKYS BOULWARF.
Hamburg, May 13, 183'.)ac 16
CH aut sTON.. 15th April, 1539.
General Orders, No. 2.
J [JARLESTON REA D,.Jr., Jous CUNt
. NifOtmAM. andl ARTHtUn StMKINs. have
been appoinited Aids-de-Campls to the Com-.
mander in Chief with the rank of Lt. Colonel.
They will be obeyed anmd respected accordingly.
By order of the Commnander in-Chief
- JAMES JONES,
A pril 25 12 A dj. Er Insp. Ge.
WO T ICE.
L L Persons indebted to the late Chr -
.' tiatn Blreithanpt, dee'd., are reqL.st
ed to make immediate payment. And It
persons having detmands against the este te
of said deceased are requested to present
them duly attested.
JOHN BAU;SKETT, .EX'or
PsI.. 2.5. '.
73gH E Copartnership of Kernaghan & Roo
ney, of Hanmbumrg, So. Cu.,- was dissolved
on the 23d instanit, by mutual cousent. The
Business hereafter will hb' continued by Thom
as Kernaghan, on his own account. He will
receive all nmoney due thme late firm, and will
settle the debts of the same.
P'. H. IROONEY.
1Iamrnt . 93 218 is ) 8
About 'irandiethm Pills,
IIESE Pills are a Vegetable and Untiver
sal lelicine. proved by the experience
of thiousands to be. when properly piersei ered
with. a CERTAIN citre in every forii. of the ONLY
OE DisEASE, all having thi same origin, and
invarialv arise from the UN.IVIERSAL
ROUT of all diseases, tnmely. IM PI4I[TY,
or IM PERFECT circlatio of the BLOOD.
It a period of little more than three years in
the United States, they hava restored to a state
of I.ALTH and enjoyment, oier ONE HUN
DRED TfluUSAND persons, who were giv
en over as incurable by physiciants ofthe first
rank and standing, and in many cases when
every other renedy had been resorted to in
li all cases of Pain or Weakness. whether it
be chronic or recent, whether it be deil'ne'ss
or pain iii the side. whethet itarise fronconstitu
tional or firoin snie immediate eatse. Whether it
be fron internal or external injury, it will be
cured by persevering in. the use of theise Pills.
This great principle of "PURGING" in si, k.
ness is beginning to be appreciated. It is found
much more coivenient to take an occasional
dose of' hall'a dozen Pills, and be alway s well,
than to send for a Doctor and be bled. blistered,
and salivated-wih the certainty that ifyou are
not killed, you are sure to have moinths ofmis
erable weakness, and the only one who is bine
fitted is your Doctor Look at the ditierence
between the appearance of those two persons
one lens been treated by your regular practi
tioner-see how pale and dehigated he is, see
how the shadow of death throws his solitarv
glance firom hit emaciated cointena nce, -ee
how he trembles in every iimtb; his eyes soi.k,
his teeth destroyed-his conisteteatiton pet haps,
irrevocably go e-yet. just hear how the Doc
tor arrogates to himself credit. le says, "most
inveterate case of liver cnnplaint"-"nothing
but the most energetic remedies sared hint."
Energetic measures! i. e. Mercury nd Bleed
ing. ruined his constitution. better say. So to
save lire. yon must half poison with that com
forter of the teeth and gums-NM PhCURY
and positively make a matin imiserahle the sad
remainderofhis extitence; this is called curing.
Let ns now look at your "purged" man-the
man who has taken lirandreth's Pil s for Liver
Complaint-he has the firim. elastic tread of
conscious strength, his countenaice is clear
and serene, his eye is full and sparkling with
the feeling of new lire and anitmatioii; Tie has
been confined a few davs to his bed. but he
Usd nothing but the TR'UE BRANDRExTH PtL1.s,
antd soon rose without any ihnjury being sustain
ed by hisconstitution. Instead of being ionhs
in a weak state,he will be siroiger after lie has
entirely recovered the attack; be'enuse his blood
and fluids have become purified, and havitig
purged away the old and impure flnids, the sol
ido are thereby renovated, and he is not borne
down by useless particles, but has renewed his
life aid body both.
This principle of purging with Brandreth's
Pills. removes nothing but the useless and ie
c-tyerl particles froi the body.-the morbid and
corrupt humors of the blond; those hmnors
which canse disease-they itipede the func
tions of the liver when they settle upon that
organ. and which when they settle upon the'
muscles, produce rheumatism; or, upon die
- erves produce gout; or. upon the lungs pro.
duce consumption; or, upon the intestines. cos
tivenes.,; or. upon thie linings of the blooid ves
gels. aoplexy and pa-alysis. and all thte traitn of'
disortlers so ielancholy to.the sufferer and all
a ho behold theim.
Ye-, ptr; ing these humors from the body
the true cure for all these complaints. andi
every other fori of disease; this is io mere
a-sertion, it is a demons'rable truth, aid each
day it is extetiding itself, far and wide it is be
coming known, and more & more appreciated.
The cure by purging may more depend upon
the laws which produce sweetness or purity
than mty be generally itungined. Whatever
tends to stagnate will produce sickness. be
cause it tends to putrefaction, therefore the tie
cessity of'eonstaiit exercise is seen.
When const-mt exercise cannot he used
FROM %NY CAUSF, the occnsional use of
OPENiNG M EDICuNE is A BSOLUTELY requir
ed. Thus the CONDUITS of the Dt.ooD, the
FOUNTAIN oF IFE are kept free from those im
purities which would prevent its steady cur
rent ministering health. Thus, morbid humors
are prevenuted from)a<.tming mihted with it.
It is na'ure which is thus assisted thironth the
means and outlets which she has pirovided for
VR.JRANDRtETH's ')PPECEs in 'wen 't.""r.are
~41 BROADW A Y,187 hundson street, and 270
Bowet y, between Prince and Hlouston-sts.
Beware of' counterf'eits. Druggists NEVER
Onily p'ace ii Charleston for-Brandlreih's
Vegetabl- Universal Pills. whlich is my own of
fice. ande opened for the exczhitsive supply. Do
70-M!'.FTING-ST RF T-70,
One doer fruom :ueen. is the only place for the
true Brandieth Pills. Price 25 cents per box.
with full directionis.
B. BRA N DRFT H. M..D.
The GENUnNv Brandreth's Pills are sold by
C. A. )OW 1), Fdgefleld C. H. and JOHN
Metl A 'FN'. Abbeville Court H onse. S. C.
.n n .. l839 ador 18
A bbeville Lands for sale.
M /lIbi be .<old f'or livisiotn at A bbeville C.
H. oti the first Monday in Se'ptember
next. -70 nere's of valuable lands, ini 2 tracts,
viz: 1000 acres. knmowtn as the Wallerville tract,
lying I" miles south of Greenawood, ont the Ma
thus road-this tract is well impiroved, and in a
high state of cultivatiot.. with 5001 acres cleared
-there are on it, una excelleit two story dwel
lint. houise,good Gin-house. Barn and.Carriage
house, with all other necessary out buildings.
anl1 an excellent weoll of good water ini the
The other tract contains 576 acres, adjoining
Newmarket. withitn two miles of' the tUreen.
wood Academie's. It has 100 acres cleared, 40
of which a're fresh-a good Dwelliing house and
Kitchieni. with other ont buildings, an~d an ex
cellent Spring of good water within 200 yards
of lie house. Terms madte knownu on the day
or salcJHN PARTLOW.
Jine 1st, 1839 ab 19
The Col mbia Telescope will publish the a
hore till the daty of sale, and fori'ard the ac
cotunt to the stebseriber, at Newmarket, f'or pay
,, ' J. P.
O - or two Boys, froit 14 to Ifi venars of
agwho can read and write well, will
betkntstliteit a tis OfIetd.
The Edgefield Baptist Bible Society
requested for publieation in your paper, a
copy of the discourse, which I delivered
before them, at their recent Anniversary. F
In compliance with their desire, I send
you the following manuscript, which they
wish you to insert in your columns.
Respectfully. W. B. JOHNSON.
Edgefield C. H. July 9 1839.
-'And let its not be neary in well doing,
for in due season, we shall reap, if we faint
not. As we have, therefore, opportunity, 1
let us do good unto all ien. especiadly to
them n ho are of the household of faith." I
UALATrs 6 ch.; 9,10 vs.; i
The second fundantaiital principle of i
the moral law is, "Thou shall love thy
. eighbor as thyself." In perfect accor- <
dance n ith this principle. was the conduct a
of the Saviour, % hen on the Earth.-"Be- j
ing madle of a won-an, made under the 1
law, and sulert to the law," he gave the I
brihtebt ii itration of coulbritiy to this v
principle, by "going about doing good." i
In the spirit of the principle, whichlt con- 1
ntitut,: the basis of the second table of the C
law, and in agreement with the exatmpleof V
. hrist are the exhurtations of the text. In n
preparing thij for practical improvement, 8
I Shall treat of the last exhortation fir.;t,viz. 1
"As we have. therefore. opportunity, let us r
do good unto all men."
hi the use that I shall make of this ex
bortation, as adapted to the present occa- I
sion, I liro)ose to shew, that :he existruce C
and operation of Bible Societies aford a b
larger opporiuuity of doing good utoe all C
mte,than any other plan of man's devising.
It must he conceded, that the preaching
of the Gospel is of more importance than P
themere distribution of the Bible. Because I
"Faith conteth by hearing, hearing by the
word of Goi, and how shall they hear C
without a preacher." "% hen the world by a
wisdom knew not God, it pleased God by 0
the foolishness of preacling to save them %
that believe." But the preaching of the i
Gospel is a special Institution of God. The
fornation of Bible Societies is a plan of I
man's devising, though in accortlOnce with I
principles laid down by Jehovah himself, I
and with dictates iuspired by the Holy 1
Now, that it may satisfaetorily appear.
that the existence and operatiorn of Bible
6ocieties present :he largest opportunity
of doing good unto all mten, I invite your U
atention to the following remarks.
. Man can originnte nothing of himself.
As a creature he is neeessarily limited in
his powers; and circumscribed in hi- oper
a tions, fur he possesses a Idivine nature, 1
not one that is self con.tituted le looks 8
arouttd hint, and learns, front observation I
and experiment, the nature and uses of %
all objects. that present thermselvs to his
benses. lie turns his eyes within, and q
considers himself. It these operations, I
fte forms his conceptions, and these re- V
viewed by the power of inenory consti
tute the store of his ideas. It is his prov- I
ince in these oietations, to ascertain the I
priticiples upon which ra:stter and mind I
are constituted, and the laws by which
they are governed. According to these
laws, ie can employ these principles, in I
various operations, so as to produce cer J
lain results. But he can neither form
itind nor matter, nor institute the lnws. I
b) which either is governed. A tamiliar I
exantsple will illustrate this point.
The physician acquires a ktowledge of d
the difl'erent parts of the lutminan hotly and i
obsertves the influetnce,whieb gfhqeases have 1
tupon it. lHe sties the nature anti pro- i
per ties ordiff'~eent nteents,snech as mtinerals, I
plantts, seeds, atnimals, anud aiscertaints thatt 1
either separaitely, or cot,.hined, they pro
dfuee ce'rtiin resttbs. By mesans of thtose I
agents skilfully aipplied,. h,- effects (ndtter 5
the divine blessina) a enre of diseases.- 51
Now yu will perceive that the physicianmi I
neither mua ces the mnan. nor the agents. F
ntor the disease. le tmnly scsertatins faicts. 9
developes principiles. andI applies thetm to I
the producitioni ofeerrainr ends. Nor can ti
he secure these ends. Trh. blessing ot'God, I
th. Gr. at First cause is indispensably no- ra
cessairy in success.i
A mechanie cotnstructs a machine. In s
the worktnanship. he employs the necer,
sary miaterial s according ;o given princi- c
piles andc laws, which atre exp ained in the s
science, calledNatutral Philosophy. In this I
cas', fte neither creates the tmaterials, nor <1
gives existenens to the laws, hy which he t
is governed. Front God,they till proceed, r
and man is only the discoverer ,and the ini-'l
t rumenlt, not thie creator. W e migli per- r
sue the illustration still farther, btut I r
dheem~ it unnttecetsary. As, I trusat, that, a
what has been said, is sutlicient to make (
it plain, that man can origttate nothing of r
If this he true in things, tmerely niatural, (
and thtat relate to earth, how much mtore a
true inl things that are spiritual, atnd that J
relate to the kingjtnotm of Heaven. Man A
has, in his apostacy, violsated the inflexi
ble law of God, and as far as in his power, 3
hits sunde red all the moral ties itat hound
him to his Maker, and to all holy intelli-r
gencies. By snech conduct he has brought
himtself into a guilty atnd miserable state.
How can he restore himself to his former<
state, or avert the descending wrath of
Hint "who is a consuinirg fire." Hie does
not ktnow the bearing of his sin upon the 'l
botund less sy stemt of Jehova h's governmetnt. *
lie does not know that his sin can be piar
Md~ed edtortntIeakh tio rimhtn'df fitih 1
tovernment. ir lie knew the possilcility
ifforgiveness, heis unacquainted willh the
nanner in which it can lie efrceted. He
s ignorant of what will con-titute an ade
lnnre sacrifice. If hie were fully inflormned
mil this point.he iq wholly incapabcle of ia
iina it. He cannot, iherefore, either
levise or olfer what the law requnires, or its
itthor will accept.
Furthermore. it is lnt his province to
>rescrihe the plan of his recovery. This
s the prerogative of Goil alone. You well
kuow, that if any of us were to murder a
ellow creature, and be condemned fbr it,
t would not he in the power of the crimi
mil to evade the sentenee of the law% ex
ept by force. The Governor might par
lon the criminal; but if he did, it would be
if his own will. It would not belong to
he transgressor to prescribe the iodle.
le could indeed do nothing to obtain his
crdon, but beg for it. It would rest eii
irely with the Executive, to show mercy
From this familiar illustration. you will
learly see. thut guilty mnan cannot origin -
te the plan of his salvatiou: on this s'tb
?ct we can appeal to facts, which furnish
is with demonistration. For four thots
idl years after man's apos ary, the world,
vith the exception of the Jews, was left
ai moral dtrkness. The opportunity was
hus given to the human mind, to devise
he way of recovery for lost man. And
vhat was the result? Trace the annals
f history, and see what light has been
truck out onl this momentous subject, by
he aecttmulated experience and effort of
evolving ages. After successive but
ruitless exertions, by the best and wisest
f the heathen toelTect a renovution in the
arzh; Socreates, the most enlightened of
hieti all declared that it was indispensa
ly necess-iary for a Divine Teacher to
ome down from Heaven to instruct man
fn examinining the history or the two
nlighiened nations of the vorkl, anterior
the era of the christian dispensnation.you
ill find 20 or 30,010 Gods enrolled in the
alenlar of their Deities. You will be
hocked with the rites performed in honor
f them. The de!icate and feeling mid
'ill turn with horror froi the vices prac
ised by their most celebrated characters:
ices, which the decency of this audience
irhids mte to mention, bbfore them. So
tr. therelfre from man's originating the
,Ian of his recovery, he became mcore and
core alietnated froin God. His foolish
eart was darkened and ie loved and serv
J the creature more than the Creator.
)erhaps Jlehovah permitted this lapse of
ges to roll on, before he revealed the true
ight from Heaven, for the purpose of giv
ng to iman an opportunity of trying his
A% t) strength in the mighty concern of his
alvation, which has proven to be but,
veakness. The result ought to, prove sat
sfatrory to every mind, as affording un
inswerable proof of man's imbecility in
be great work of effecting his own sal
Bit for further evidence, let tus see if.
ince the introduction of christianity, man
ian actiuiredI any more ability to devise a
vay of escape frot the wrath to come.
.'o what result have those attained, who
inve rjected that light. which, like a flood
inn poured its streamson out world? The
)eist lies denied Revelation, as contained
it the - Bible, and withi it. God's plan of
alvation. What has he given in its place?
iorhing that shows the possibility of the
irgiveness of sin, much less its certainty.
Ahe Deisical system has been reduced to
ractice by one whole nation of people.
rance, in her revolutionary struggle.was
uiled by men, who rejected the Bible,
tessed up a strumpet, carried her in tri
mph to the temnple, and worshipped her
a the Goddecss of reasont. They abol
,hedl he Sacbbath and instituted itt its
Ice the tenth dlay, which was devoted to
museents. Acnd what was the cotn
equenccm of all this! France bled at every
ccre. The bloctd of her best citizens
reamed inc floods through the land. ~ na
rehy ruled until Buonapartenput en end
> be conflict by elevating himcself to en
remte authority. H ere you see the scheme
'hich man devises in the rej tion of
leasveuly light.. reduced so pracsics. it is
o miore than ta Gne sputn platcsible theory.
tis reduced to demonstrattoniatid its weak
est' and wickedness exposedL' Ah, bow
tea pable is man of originating the plan of
Let us examine this matter aiittle more
losely, as it presents itselfo t aiiaither
10ape. A character, more refl6ed-tbhn
ie Deist, hastundertaki6M oseohoricf
f the Bible togive us a' w feistira
on toGod. ;Thaicharactlei theUnita
ati. And wherein-des bishenetWdif-.
r rori th'e:DeisitedligFieldihii:maie:
ally,t ib te namei%;kh s ouilS, Dessm-in a
ifloed forii. Ititruiaht the'-Utaitarian
ek aniiwl'edges hinicrptsires aeWietnil of
iod; ;but in hbis explanatiouofktheni, he
nwe ott the light which 'teycndufanhe
sjects the: tue ad propeyeDisinity. of
ihsriat, and con sandly his oneen a
stacrifice for . He hastsa eniaeay the
,ord, and tee .knowosnot tohere lhe has Laid
From the. experience of four thousand
ears without the lfght of the-Gomnel; from
ie exporience of itary two thousand
iore with that light, you will clearly see
'hat man iscapableoefiloini, when with
tnt diving aid~ he fudernakes to originate
r devise the way isalvation for our guil
in the Bible alone, is it that the way of
fe and salvatioti is clearly pointed out by
n authority adequate to the mighty work,
nd of the most unqestionable character.
Atw 'As Wrdna1 ak r eMr iuladnlire
9reater momeni lhan temporal, that plan
which presents the only way of securing
eternal happiness must he the most impor
tant of all plans. In the Bible only that
plan is contaitted. Bible Societies are
formed for the sole purpose of dtstributin4
this holy book throughout the whole world,
and their work will not be occom lishei
until every child of Ad.m shall iave a
copy of it in his own language, dtihp
"may read in his own tongue the wonder
ful works of God." Therefore the exis4
tence and operation of Bible Societies af
' rd the largest "opportunity of-doing good
unto all men" by putting into their hahcls
ihe words of eternal life.
In the second place; I observe, that the.
Bilie, instructs us in the true principles of
civil and religious liberty, and that it is
the only book that does. All other works
on this subject. that are of any value, ard
but commentaries on the principles devel.
oped in this houk.
In the holy volume, we are taueht td
love our neiglor as ourselves. This ono
principle, in its full operation, would ban
ish all fraud and oppression from the earth,
because it teaches, that every man has
rights of a sacred character, which mn
other has authority to in fringe. Right
which each one should regard in another
as sacred. as in himself.
In the holy volume, we are also taught,
to love God supremely. His authority is
paramount to every other. We are fur
ther tatght. that the conscience is to b'
subject to God alone: that we are to be
lieve nothing that has not the sanction of
truth; that we are' to do nothing which
the principles of his holy law do not re
quire. Let these two principles be uni
versal in their influence, & what a change
nould he efrected in our world? Anarchy
nd despotism would disappear. and eartri
resemble Ileaven. Previous to the intro
duction of christianity, the people. were
regarded as mere instruments of the Prin
ce's ambition, or pleasures. Since that
event, nvlierever this Divine system has,
prevailed, a mighty change has taken
place. I appeal with satisfaction to my
own country, in proof of my assertion.
We are at this moment, the wisest and
the freest nation on earth. The princi
pies of civil and religious liberty are bet
ter understood and practised, in this na
tion, than in any other on the globe: And
why so 1 Because this is a land of Bibles.
A land where this blessed volume is read,
and helieved and obeyed. From our first
settlement in this country, the Bible has
been honored, and its divine author ador
edi Our ancestors fled from persecution,
and landin- at Plymouth formed an es
tablishment, which like good seed sownt
in good ground, took deep root, sprung np
into a vigorous tree. and has shot forth
widely extended branches, under which
fifteen millions of people now repose in
the enjoyment of blessings. as large and
full, as can be reasonably desired.
In our strugele for ittdependence, the
principles of the Bible vhich animated
our ancestors, exerted their powerful inu
ence on our leaders. The succeeding ru-'
lers of our nation have reverenced tho'
Bible. in our late conflict with Grett
Britain, it is worthy of remark, that our
Military and Naval Officers, in announc
ing their victories to the proper authority,
ascribed them to God.
The great principles taught in the Biblo
lead the mind directly tip to God, as the
author and supporter of universal nature,
and where these principles operate, there,
man is taught his duty, and dependence
on the right source. This necessarily diffu
ses those sentiments and feelings, which
bind man to his fellow man; to all ration
al beings and to the Great Jehovah. And
these sentiments and feelings, in their in
luence. through all the relations of life,
tend untder the Divine blessing, to po
tuote good order, and establish gvrn- -
me~nt on its true basis~ .Th'u~e 4
operation of~ Bihile Societies, afi'ord''e"
fore, 'the. largest opportunity of' aloin&
good-~to all men, by putting into the
htands of all men that book, which
will teach them their duties&c their rights
more eflectually than any other.'
To be continued.
Chinch Bugs.-As these insects excite
ala'm ia our District on account of their
ravages, we recommend to our farmerste
try the followitng plan for their extirpat
Chinch Bugs.-These mischievous little
insects have, we regret to learn, commitree -
great ravages upon the wheat crops in th.d
adjoining counties of ,Chatham. Orange.
Granville and.Franklin. ila some-instan-- -
ees,whole fields have been entirely-destro'
ed, and great fears are entertained that
they will next attack~ .the c~orn, tso hlt
they also are very..destructive. j1
ter around the stalkf in incrediblenutMu
suck onitits substance, and it' soniitlisr
and rallu to the grounid 'In some prac~
to preventjtheir rpachingthe ~omfrihief ""
they arenuiachi'it loads,. get
4ig little ditches and.O ra'*ibsilrw '
atid are hpit-,hoea~o
Although the bug haes t~y
on the'gr utd. 'They art
forest; acj it-is eaid tha~7"b .
are ocassl'~yliVro n -
Baniieudns-Tb 2 Ba~~Cm"
den has declared a diifideidof $pehi "' r
and the Bako ereonadt
SI .per share,ifor the lati~ntih
rnselv t tIin e &-'dite