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and if it must fall we will persh amidst the ruins."
VOLUME IV- (IAA i V o-W vAs- o - n' Pull Q. -O NO. 2.
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W. F. DURISOE, Pub!ishcr.
Feb 7, 1M9
Valuable Lands for Sale.
T IE subscriber will dispose of all his
Lands, consis:ing of about 1400 acres,
The tract on which lie now resides, contain
ing about 900 acres, lying on the tag, (Load
leading from Edgefield'Court Hiose to Angu:ta,
within 4 miles of the Court II onse, and I
from Augusta. On the premises are g ood Build
ings, and an Orchard of two thoisaid and
eight hundred fine Fruit Trees.
Also, the place firierly owned by E. J.
Younglblood containing about 350 acres, with
necessary buillings. atl new. -
Also, the place known as Bellevue, within 2
and 3-4 miles of the Village. It has a two stery
Building, and is as fine a situation as any in the
District. It contains 100 acres, 10 of which
All the tracts contain about 700 acres of fi.:e
timbered wond-Taiid. and all have fine srrings.
P. rsons desirous of purchasing may examine
The terms will be accommodating.
W. B. MAYS.
May 4.1839 tr 14
Abbeville Lands for sale.
W ILL be sold for division at Abbeville C
H. on the first Mondam in Se ptemnber
next, 1>76 acres of valuable lands. ii, 2 tracts,
viz: 1000 acres, known as the Wallerville tract.
lying 8 miles south of Greenwood, on the %Ma
this road-this tract is well improved, and in a
high state of cultivatiot-. with 501 acres clearrd
-there are on it, an excell,-it two storv dwel
ling house,good Gin-house. Barn and Carriage
honse, with all other necessary out buildings.
and an excellent well of good water in the
The other tract contains 576 acres, adjoining
Newmarket, within two. miles of the Green
wood Academies. It has 100 acres cleared, 40
of which are fresh-a good Dwelling house and
Kitchen, with other out buildings, and an ex
cellent Spring of good water within 200 yards
of the house. Terms made known on the lay
of sale. JOHN -PARTLOW.
Jnne 1st, 1839 al 19
The Col. mabia Telescope will publish the a
bore till the day of sale, and forwm ard the ac.
count to the subscriber, at Newmarket, for pa2y
ment. J. P.
T HIE Copartnership of H L.JEPF Eas& Co.
of Hamburg, South Carolie a, was dis
solved on the 1st of Atugus;, 1838. by muttual
consent. All unsettled business of the conicern
will be attended to by H. L. Jefehrs.
H1 L. JEFERS.
Hamburg, Mlay 2 1839 no 16
I bee leav-e most respectfully to iniform my
friends, and the public generally, that Mir.
IloMPHRaEY BOULWARE tins assocemted himself
with ame, and that the business wvill hereafter I.e
done ntuder the nme of JEFPERS S& BOUL
WA RE. and hope that a continuation of thd
liberal patronage hitherto bestowed. will be
merited and received. F.~JFES
.IHamburt, May 13. 1839 ac 16
-IN HAMBURG, S. C.
T H E Subscribers beg leave to inform their
friends, and the public generally. that
they have associated thtemselves to,?ether in the
Town of Hamburg, for the purpose of trans
acting a general
Groceryi and Commission Business,
in which capacity' they offer th-mselves to the
public, and hopee. by a strict and close attentiomn
to butsine.'s, to receive a liberal share of patron
age. Their Stoek shall e'.er be composed ofthe
moost choice and well selected articies usually
kept in a Grocery and Stale Dry Goods line.
All Orders, or letters addressed to them, for
any article, or business on Commission, shall
meet with careftul attention and dlesptch.
HENRY L JEFFERS,
Hlamburg, May 13, 1839 a 16
TI~ E plantation whereon the subscriber n- w
Sresies on Chaveree's Creek. containn
about -230 acres. C. BR EITH A U PT.
July 2. 1'439 ac 2
.!pprenticcs WIan ted.
9'u or -wo Bloys, frotm 14 to 16t years of
-.age, who can read utid write wcel, wvill
PR1C ,Ai2 A T R 0.
EX:A; U'l IVLU iP.l.TMENT.
Columbia, S. C. July 5. 18'3.
W H EREAS. tnlortnatio.. has h< er receiv
ed at this Departnent, ithat VilAiam
Hucks, lute of St. Steplhe s Purish, was mur
dered hv two fugitive Slaves tatmed llenry
and Phillis, ont the l7th day ofJnte last. in, the
Parish of St. Johns iRerldev. while conveving
said fugitives tothe Work flonse it; Cl:arleston
NOW KNUW, YE, timt to the end justico
may be done, and that ite perpetrators of this
atrocious nturder mlia be brought to legal trial
uand rondigi pnnishnact. I do hereb% ofler a re
ward of TilRllti; lUNDLRED and FIFTY
DOLLARS fti their apprehension and delive
ry into sotme Jail of this State, or :wo Ilundred
bollars lor the apprehension, of hienry alone nd
his d ivery ito 9. me Jail or one lutndrd and
finty I)o!l:trs far the! apprehension atd delivery
olPhi!!:s alone into eaane Jail of the Sta:e.
'the description of said slaves by the witnet
ses befoie the Jmi.aI of Iminest is a- lb lows -
Heary is descrbed aa raiher a light caoloel black
of middle height. stotnt in his frame. about 30
yeats of a::e. a r' mi:.rkably thic:. tck, and cone
of his nlm:dl toes turtitg t Pl i !!is is el cnm
Mon size. of a dark complexion. abota thirty
years of age or pernaps more. WiV a ppre
headed by said flucks -hey reported their
names at d declared that they had cmne from
bey. nd Savan. ab! iin a t-tenan Boat to Chares
ton. and that itha belonged to n person n:imed
Wclls or A tlch,. lleary is believed to be the
same slave who wtA adlvertisea as laaving runt
away floma \Viiiamaa lickman tan the 30th of
May last waile conveyi:g himt froam1 Ch:treston
to Fhorida. Tl.e de riptioa of the two is so
similar that t:.e identi!v is bii!h!t y probable. fie
is describcd in ti- advertiscnta, as alow in
satie has a ren-ar;.able twc' . when av:0king
f.-mi or Ip to one has a trick oftirnia his head
o tanle side, bo!t ha ohi' s-na I tovs tat:Iding out
frama his e t. and as havi;:a heean aised it aeatu
fort District. ucar Bruuktuiis Ford. aa-d at one
time belongitg to Jesse J. Clifton itn that neigh
Givei under my hand, and the seal of the
Staw. at Coaitnmbia. the 5th day ofJnly., iII
the year of our Lord one thotsanid eight
htudred and thiriv nine. and III the sixty
foaurtt year of the Independence of tia
United States of Atmerica.
By the Gove.-no--.
M. Linotum, Secretary of State.
July. 16 i 24
CIaL::.m. oJT: Cantt.isat,
.Jnne :4tw, Iz39.
By his Exce Ilency IATRCK NOr.L.:, E'aq.
Governor and Conanvnder-in-Chief in
a nd ot?, r the State of South Carolina.
W 7 lEtA:%. inaformaazati. n has been recei et
at the Departmntaat, .hat on the 2Lttlh of
May. last.between the hat.rs of 12 1and: o'clo4lr.
P M. two negro childietn. Hary ne-d Sary;
the propet ty of Stiles livers, were stolen frot
hisa plantation on the Horse Shoe, St. Barthol
omews Parish. Colleton District, South Caroli
na. by some pit rson it known. .
Now msow yr.. That to the end, juistice may
be done and tha: the per;:etratoar of this otfetcae
ny be broutgh to le.tal trial. and condign pi
whment I do hereby offer a reward of Two
llundred Dollars. for his apprehension and con
victwatn in anay Court ofthis State.
Said nearo children are described as about
seven years ofage, likely at d well grown.
They ar-- cupabtle of telling the .names of their
parents. and probably the name of the planta
tioi, "May BaAk." H arry's parents are Prince
and Fantny. and Sary's parents are Scipio and
Given under my hand and the seal of the
State at Caa-u.mbia, the 24th day of Jnitte.
iii the year of our Lord one thousand
eight hundred and thirty-tine and int the
sitv third year of the Independence ofthe
United States of \mtaerica.
PATRICK NOBLE, Governor,
By the Governor.
M. LABoRDE, Secretary of 'tate.
July 4 f 22.
-EXECUTiVE DLPA RTM l'.NT,
COLUMBIA MARCH 13.1-39.
By Its ExceUency PA TRICE NOBLE Esq.
Govenwr ana Conmandcr-in-hj. in and in t
the State of southa Carohnaa.
~ HfIcmAS, intformatoa hiat been receiv
T ead in this D)epartmettt, thaat a mtost at
trocmasa murder was coammnitted in Laurens
District, on tha uth of this mouth. by Carter
Parker on the bod.- uflJefersona Iotcland und
thatsaid Parker has fi. d fromii just ice.
Now, know ye, that t o thec e.d. nastice maty be
done, aud..inat the sarnd Carler Parker mnay be
botught to legaal trial aand condligna an. ishmtaent
for ats on'ence, as atoresatid. I do hereby of'er a
reward~ ofTrHREE HUNDRI D DULLAGS,
for his appreh. nuiol and delivery into any jail
in the State. Carter Parker is dascribted as
being about 3-> vears of are. abottt 0 nie 1 inch
high. light colorted kntir, tierd inelbiag to red
dishnaessa, rathter a thin visage. sandy compl1.exion
taks quick.and cuts haisawords shor: face tolera-.
bly broad at the eyes, burt narrow ait the chit; a
sattall piece broketn on'ffa ot.e of hais Iront teeth;
broad ashoulders, sleadaer waist. htaa a habija of
stcking his teeth, large knaeat and kncock kneed;
he is a blacksmith by trade, and find of ardent
Giiven iunder my hand anad seal of the Stale.
at Columbia. 13th dayj of \f arch, iti thae
year of otur Loard one toucand eight hun
dred anid thirtv-naite, and in the sixty third
year of thte Indepenad-:ice of the United
States of Amterica.
By the Governor.
M. Lanoanv., Secretary of State
Mlarch 2I, 1535 f 7
SLARGE amotut of ntotes and atccounts
.a date to Lorrain Gaeddingst, fatrmoriy tat
lamburg. bats beetn placid ini thae hiands of the
sbsriber. with the positive direenton to sue
uon allantchi of themii. as are not settled on or
bafore the first Mondaypin Jute next
Mlay 2, 1-9 . ' 1
lahereby aiven, thaita Petition signed by
Sthe citizcens at E-'dgefield Conr; Hlonse, will
ha. presea-t'd tat to H onoarab~e the Sensate atid
houst'eof Re presenttativaes of the State of Senth
'arohinia, atti's necxt session, for the inacorpora
tioni of the Village of Edgefield..
The Edgeield Baptis' Bible' Society
reilusted for publication in your paper, a
copy of the discourse, which I delivered
before them, at their recent Anniversary.
]i coipliance with, their desire, I -eu
you the following matnuscripi, which they
wish you to insert in your coliums.
Respectfully, Vi. B. JOHNSON.
. Edgclied C. 11. July 9 lxJ.
"And let us not be n eary in well doing,
for in due season, n e shlil re-p, if we faint
not. As we have, therelore, opportunity,
let us do good unto all men. especially to
thei iho are of tie householb of fith."
G ALAri.t.%s 6 ech.; 9,10 vs.;
In the third slac, the Bible reveals the
0011% lan of salvatts Elar our ruinel race.
'hI' I has airt aly beei broeught into view,
hut I itost again adert it, fetr the pIr
puo of enh:rging u:oni it more l'olk. Mass
is i it state of cottdenmition, anid tn him
sell cousideret:, is hielplss itiand ipeless.
1t as a 'uns.,ile lor him naturall and tor
ahl riesarded, to efeti his iowa reetnlifion.
But God has beci pleased to elket it for
him. '1 o this eria, he has sent his Sill to
take a way the sin of the wurld. "Ile his
ncrulore become fthe end (if the law for
righteuisnewss io every one- h hat believe: I."
in the great sehit me of redemption, the
[I. ly 6piril is pruvidel as the Heavenly
Agent, to apply the b-eneili of* Chris''s
death and sudierings in the recovery of the
soul. By his leuchlings he i::kes the heart
feel the bitiernes< o, sia, aud the anger to
hiI bch it is exposed. It is III peciubar
1% oik to tierm Clrim .itj lin the soul, the
hope of eternal glory, anl to perleei the
work % tIe-i he i a by sanecLaym the
h tole body, soul and spirit. Are we de
desirous of doing good to o(or filiow ment
ml their higheIst conecrus ' The Liible do
Clety pIrSeIs u., With the opportniity.
%us t your eyes over benighited Asia, an-]
behold the abominations (if her deluded
ilinabitants. See the idol Jugernaut be
fore i hose pouderous car, millions bo'w,
and under whsose cruel wneels, multiudes
are crushed. See the n iow placi;- herself
besiate thecd endh buJs of her lute hushud
oi tle nflieral pile.&that pile light ed by t he
hand of their eldett son, in consume both
iogetiier! Oil! see the teader mother,
trom whose bt-os all maternal feelitig
seenis banished, throwinag her infant itto
the vorneetou., jaws of the crocodile, or ex
posing it ts the rising waters of the Gan
ges, to be swept into a watery ;rave by its
impetuous torrent. And all this out of
niere devotion unde: the teachitgs of mis
guided priests. hat enn deliver these
miserable beings from their awful super
st ition*, and their souls from eternal pierdi
iou! The lible, aid ihat alone rendered
powerful by the spirit of Gold. it sendiu
this book abroad then, we send that pon -
erld iustrumnt-t which is to do the most
good ol the largest scale But turn your
eyes oil onjetts nearer houe. iHow imany
in our own country, regardless of their
future destiny. cure not for their souls, and
run into every excess of riot? The great
trulbs of the Bible only, can rescue them
from deuradation and eternal nisery.
Goel has promised that his nord shall ont
return -utao him void. but tha it shall ac
comiplish that whereto lie hath sent it.
There is no uncertainty then as to the re
suit of distributing the Bible. The mere
readiing of' titis hok hook has been the
fblessed tueans of turning mnltit udes fromi
darktiess to light, and frolm the power of'
Satan, unto the liing God. Every rank
antd class itn society, should thierefo~re, be
loug to Bibale societies Thae tuler and
the ruled, the mechauick ad the tmn
of letter~s, the politician and the chris
tuin, old and1( young. should all unite to
thIis hely nork. Ini partielsar, shotild lie
mtales lentd their aid in the pro:uationt
of the Gospel. F~or it is by the principles
which the gospel unalbbls, that woman, love
ly womun is raised to her p:roper ranik in
the 'scale oIf erenttion. Thle mtisgtuided
iitd of falleunmant, ni ithiout the light of'
divinie tuth, degradfe woant either to the
condition: of at beas: of burden, or- exalts
her jute) an idol. Bt where ttis blessed
lighz Ifall,, though'revardsecd a. the weaker,
shte is not rrnred as the.inferior vessel.
She is neatber the stave. aaor the idol, taut
the heclpmeet, te comlpaniou, the frietid
of' mtan. Then indeed should fematles ex
ert their powerfl inafluetnce in the Bible
cause, that tthey tmay extend'he blessitags
they here ettjoy, to the uuillioens (at their
sex,-'whao are groaning under the absence
Having shewo you, my bearers, that the ex
istence, tad opera:tiota of hiihle Sucieties ar
ford the largest opportinnity fer deing good
to all ment, whietman can deviste, let mie
mentiona one cause of weatrin~ess, which
hitders their progress. Man in his sinful
staue is naturally prone .to indeolence,
and particularly in Southern regious
H e-tae the cebuareistic o the South, is
ador, not perseveranice..
On the first mentican of an object, whaich
engages our ttentin as onte Of import ace,
we readily listetn to a plant for its attain
tment, anad eambark ina its proseetntioh with
raisedl expectation, and lively hopes. The
ardor of the first efluort houwever grows fee
fier, when the secotnd is called for, and so
withettt great cxertion on the part of a
fewv, the declension of that ardor keeps
pce ini thte society, with the dletmandi
fer its exercise. until it diles, apd the ptlati
.mnd oj-ect which first oxcited it, dio with
it. But as it is eaitier t rall than to riot
theIasiguor of the many, will in tite ei
feeble the exeiious of ihe few, and th
the wholeschemc is in danger or taihimat
Permit me now itthe third place, to exhoi
you, my friends ; who belon to the Bibi
Society in this place, not to be weary I
the course of well doing. which you ar
iass4ociatel to pursue. in your institut'on.
And fur this parpose, I shall reconsider th
cause of weariness, that enduangets th
vi I gorous proseention or yotir ohject.
shall do this iii order that I night attemp
the removal of tife inafnan'ce, which thi
canse is encletlated to p.oduce.
The cause of wearitiess, that I hav
mentioned, is found in ilie charierteristi
of the 6outi. This is ardor. not persever
aice. To realize and feel the tuttre ana
presuire i a disease, is the first and mon
important step towards its cure. Thn
man is prone to indolec. is seen'as th
renIt of lon observation ala ex perienee
Individuals have overcotne th" character
istic initdote or their nntire. But thi
labor necessary in ohittaining thir viciary
istead (of divprovingir. only.establishes aht
truth of the general remark. Let 0hi
general truth then- the indolence (of im
imture,be deeply impressed ioin your min-s
Let it lie felt, as pecuiliartv a pplieable ta
Sitiheru clinics. D well upon it, tititil yon
Feel it in all its force, and then contsidei
the grandeur of the ohjeca hefore vou, it
,xtent, ind it; eierntal resnha. Cotsidei
lat the rolaeez of Biihle Socieie., is tha
ibject w hich rmploy ed aite mnind (if tha
Sarred Three in eternitv. bafaore mani wa:
aarn, or he worls w ere fraimed. That i
s the object n hich brontihs the secu
)ersnti of tie Sacred Three, from t
Throne of his jory, to dwell on earti in i
st;or ( of s *aliring. ad to end his life of
he aross: the ohjeei which brolught tha
third person of that Three, to d well in oui
mori. and to retier elli-etuial the aren
phmi ta of Eternaol wi isdtomta. The execttiot
Laf this pin n ill exhibit the glory of Gop
in the highest postible point of view, nnt
niill seenre tlrauglhut eternity, the indes
:ribable bappine.ss of utaanmhered mil
lion. )urinag its excertiaon. the morn
race of our wor!d is walter'roing a continua
:ange, in which the marred visage orsit
id misery is giving way to the beautifu
lornas of love. and iserev, betieficence ant
loliness. It thei pioscution of stch ;
course, an objet is presented. sit1rcien
ihr the grasp of ana iitmrial mind. At
its powers may here be ermaployed in'thi
rioalest efforts. The grandeur of the ob
eet, and the certainty of its taianiaent
4houtild then so opernte as to overcome t h
neariness, to which we nre exposed fron
the indiaence of our inttre. That surces
is certiin. we are assured from the praam
ise atf Him w ho cannot lie. Ye shall reuj
in due line ifyoufaint not. Persevere then
Rike saperior to thae infirmit;es of your ina
a-re. Faint not in your pursuit. Ye slhal
re:ap in dle tine if ye fainat tiot. God ha
lei lared that his word -hall not return tunt
himtt voidIhn that it shall accomaplish that
wheretto lie hath sent it.
If the promise is made to perseverance
thenic in order to stscress.we mtust. not faint
ur grow weary. I we lave not success
he fault tatist lie ourA, or God who hat
promised, s not faithiful. That Goad is an
faithful, cannot he true. That we ma.
rvercome the wenritiess to which we art
linle, we shoulh remember that it is it
due time we shall reap. But when th
rite time shall come, is with Goal to deter
tine; and it tmay please him to put it of
to thae future world of' glorv. If so. wi
should submit with pioaus resignation.
The reaping spoken of in the text, tpay re
fer either to suerass atn Earth, or to th
reward in Henven. And to the hitter per
Italps, it priiaraily refers. We shotuldhere
lthre naot so much look at sues.s in au
phmi a in athis life', baut tat the faithful att
untig pearfiraaanee aif duity. Sinace tha
proms of the erown ofEglsrv is madae to th
netithful, niot tao the successful scrvuatt "Bi
thou faithful ajia death, anal I wilt givi
thee sn craown of glatry." This pa:-sage saig
gests thae idea that ihib wotrld aasetirne c
labaor, the future w'orldl. tha tatme of rewardh
T1hie tetrm resapitnt,taoo sntege"tS the iade'a a,
sowing, anal betweena sotwing anal renpjing
a considecrable ime. ntust elpse. Theex
ptainttiotn atf the parale. otf the tares an1
the wheat, presetnts a simtilsar idea. HB
exhaortedl then-a dear friendls. nodt to he wes
rv in the Bible cause, for ye shall reap i
daie time if ye fainat not.
Perij mae now to close, with reading
the tiollowinag acount aif the meeting c
thec Americana andat Foreign Battle Sciety
tat which I trust, bty a resolution that .yol
will. presently adaopt, we shall hecoum
AMIRtCANi AIn Font eN BIDLJs Secsi
-rv.-.The Second Anani veresary aaf the -A
meiaricatn aand. Foreiagu Bible Society, wa
attended ton Tnestlay axnornaing, the 23d iti
stant, iu the mieetingt houseof the 1stBa~
tist Chuarch of Phila~delpihia.
The [lav. Dr. Shaarp, aif Baiston. read th
19th Psalmu, anal prayer was.oferedh l
R. Babeoek, jr., after wv hich,:the Presidert
aif the Society introdluced thebusiness b
an extenaded and ansimated addaress. H
enlle'l for gratitude itt review of puast met
eies experiencead hy the Society. The re
ceipts of' thet year haad eaqualled any form.
otne; and the nion atf heart anal views ha
hen cAmrinnifally inacreuasinag, ad-he thai
was now conptete. After briefily a
vetsting ta thec origin and cointinueal opers
tions of the Satciety until the present li
riaid. he gave some initeresting extrac
fromt its correspondencee with btreahre
Ysares of Calcuttn, and Jludson ina Burmal
,ltiowing. the reliance.they were constrain
- ed and encourag. (I to place in the con
s tinued aid of this Society in dillising faitl
e ful translations of the word of God, amni
the oriental nations. He noticed also thi
p recent expressions of regret from Ihe pulpi
e and the press.that moderncilrorts rorevan
eehzing the headbeni had not been flulow
e ed w ith results, proportional to the mean
- enployed: and % bile he insisted tbat tier
L Was no jubt cause for this objection, h<
'suggested that,' perhaps, undne relianie
I had beet placed in the means, instead a
I God's blessing upon them. fie closed b,
s a solemn appeal to all the friends tot 'hI
Society, to hear it nit their hearts in thei
Sa;pproach to a throne of-grace, with won
The Report of the treasurer was read
I showing! a balance a tihe begrinning of thi
I Year of more than $19,000; receipits; du
t rina the year anouited to nearly $25,00
1O thiis there has been atppropriated ti) for
. igtn distribution, chiefly itn Farther Inda
.25,000. Salarie%, travelling expenses
itinturace, a littie- lrss than 82.001). Thert
I as been expnemld in ti- stereotyping
and priming ot Bibles tnd Testnmets fil
l home di-tribution, aboit $10.000. leavir,
a li:tle inore thall 7,000 dollars in th
The Correspnntdin Secretarv, brothel
U. . Somer4 dithe readl
'I HE ANNUAL REPORT.
It hailed with gratiude lie union now
-cit in the objectsor this Society it spoke
Of tihe pul-hicatiul of 33.000J copies of thl
w oril of Gul oid t i: atbrized version o
King James' translators; most carefully
copied Crom the origial editim under h
It eri ntenda tice, of the tranthirors them
telve-. The ims'gmtude of* those clait
which hind us to t give an aiplesnpply ol
the scripture, to ;ll the milinios of Amer
ica, were adverted to; anI then a sketch
-of what his been done by our brethren it
translate and Affuse the word of God a
mon fthe hieatben, from the early eflbrtt
I of Dr. Carev, to the tratiations receitly
I made by J udsoni and ik associates.
It also adverted to tho increased de.
.manid for the Scriptures in heathen land
h b% the Armenintis, the Chinese,. the Shy
I ans, Caren aud Burirse. The Rtssianm
also are beginning to read and inquite, at
I well as the Germans,Swedes, Swiss an
I even the Jexs: and a tnav is openitig I'm
the cotmntunication of the Seripnres so
'i hem. So, also, the CGreeks are loudlly
I enllit for the bread of life.
WA'rNs oF Tilt: SOcI Wr.-The Cal.
etitta l issionaries ticed 810.000 next yen
fomr tihe ditffsioi of' Bibles amuong a popu
latiou i' 60,000.,000.
li 1urmtah, S93-1,000 is needed for twc
large ethtiuns now in progress, besides tht
wanits of the Karens, Siamese, Shyan
Li As-amese. The Indi:ins it Ont
Western country are also needintg thi
In all not'less than 50.000 dollnrq thi
coining year is needed, for 25 dill'reul
.The acceptance of the Report wa
moved by broiter Taylorof Va,who dweli
on the incalcultnble good dote- by the ap.
propriation of $25,000 for diffnsing the
Scriptures in heathen lands, by the Socie
ty the last year. The tendency of this
lesse'd book, wherever sent, is to itnprovr
man, in all respeets, physically. socially,
and itmove all in hi-t spiritual interets.
Ileappealed to the audietee if this amtoti
.hould satisfy ihemt. Shall the haifs million
of American B:iptists content themselves
F with givine, only 25,000 copies of the
word of God to all tie destitute heathien?
-ow deeply should we be humbled b3
pats remissness, how vigorously incited te
OBLIGATIoNS OF THE DENo0NATIoN.
The bolemn conviction should lie felt bl
r al those coinnected with us, that a wotrl
I of immitene ttagtnitttde andl interest is un
-catlhne itrth otur en'ergies. The truths o:
-te gosp51nare to he cotmmunicatted to al1
owmn, in iotur owtn antd in foreigtn lands. Ori
ius,a.ptortiitn of ihe obligation fairly lies:
-norceit we neglec-t the efibr's and .<acrifi
f ces for its aIecomplishmtteut without. iticifr.
-itin the rigIteouts friownr of Himn whonr
f 'we call lil.etr and ILmdi. 13eside ottr re
gatd i'or the wielfate of souls, in dantger o
-perishing for lack of spiritual .knowledge:
I which, as it is theo strougest niotive to en.
Slist our bentevolence in this areat work
- must be~oh.vious toever'y e'onsiderate miind
I .our love oftconttry also, dennqud~s of. jj
the-promipt endeavour to Adreer ihis whob
Isund wt'the knowledge of the Lord.
f No aidequate basis cange l:aid fot'.perpe~t
,nating our freedlom, or tudeed our'oationa
a existence, withotti ugardl to ptuhbe morpla
e But it does not 'renmain Lo be pioneH, that re
ltgion is as necessary to morality, asth
latter ito the capacity for. self-govern
tent. True wisdom would therefore re
s. quire of the more intelligeont nd welth)
among us, that .instead of forming plans a
self-indulgence in the use~Qf their'treasurn
-or their tiine. they should liberally devoti
e -both to. disseitinating around thorn th
y truih of God. H ow alhsurd4 tie infatuatin,
t which would hoard~ theirfreoasures forf aCu
y tujre ge td-rntion,-when the pr-oblem islc
e to be solved wyhetner the levelli'ng sprrari
-of infidelit.y shall not ere long break dowl
-the barriersof law & order. tand revel in th
r possession of those acentdmlations a hue
d .if earlier and more faithfihly ueed, woul
t have cured these social evis.
-T be best thing for stop ping a leak in
cnsk as whiting beaten up with comma
a yellow soap; iffiia mixture he'wellrubbe
,. into the heak, it will be found to stop it a
tnr oeo-y thimr else has failed.
LonDoN EATING HousE.-yAsnecdote.. 4
While upon The Jegemy Did ubject,
it may not be a.mis to oention .an amiu
sing circumstaet whicl t1ok-1liseeiin an
eating-house in town., A poor Frechmai
(it was in the witei-) entered o' ,'mernev
for the piurpose of warmig himsel at ile
fire; he wa4 in too great cistress to think o s
any indnigence in the good -hings' there -
smkn nprofusion, save-such as uigh -
be iubaled by his olfactory nerves. W hil:o
engaged in rubbing Iis hlr-star'ved,_ bon
hands before a good fire, the master of th
ouuse came up, and said
"Wout yom take something?"
"I thank you, scre." was the reply.
"What will you take?"
-What you please?"
"We have some very nice roast turkey
and sansa-ea; will you like that?"
"1 thalk you, I sall like him very
--Sit lown here, and I will iring it you.'
The Frencbrnan was accordingly ilsh
cred into a box, und the turkey and dres
sings placed before him. Of whatever
he was asked to partake, he partook.--F
He ate bountifully. and washed it dow& ' "
willh some good wine. Poor fellow! ha
had not kuownj such' a nieal -bfore o
nany a long rlay. The proprietor thou11
lie had a good customer; his .mortification
and diappoi itoien t'were extreme, wheir
on presensting his 6ill, the Frenean sai " 7;
-*1 have no money, sare."
"Then %har fie devil did you come
into my house, and order such a dinner
-Pardon, you mistake; I cate.here - to
warm myself'-you come to me add a661
ne if I will take nothing; I -ay I thandk
you; you say 'What willyou take?' I in-. -
spiond'What you please;' you - brng me
dt- turke'y, tie sausage, de tart, de-ptidini-a
de cheese, and de wine; I no ask you for
them, you ask moe will I t.e, and 1 cnan o16
The master of thie house, whowas-some-.
thiing or a hutmorist, and who was .alio
struck with the Frenchman'svga'antii
poverty stricken figure..' suflred wiinild-..
depart. But, great, was -hiastonihmet'
seeinia. a short time arlerwr'ds, 4noheo
Frenchman enter, who. upon heingnked
what he would *take, likewise replied,
"What you ilease.". --Oh oh."exciim
ed the landlord, "I forgave theother be- '
cause he was an original;nui.you'rellow' '
are a mere copyist, 1 sihillikrek you into
the street," wich he did accordingly. I
appeared that the poor premier French
masin had meet an acquaintance andiol&
him of his adventure at the eatiag lise'
the poor starved acquantance.histened to
the-spot already feasting in imagination,
on delicacies innumerable, . and' little
dreamning of the- unpleasant den'tement
which the cruel Fates had in reserve' fo, -
Specimens of a new Dictionary.
Aristocracy and Deioracy.-The dif-"
ferctice in one and the'same man, betweet
wealth and poverty.
Generositv,-Extravagance and ias
ness; im aintitainug appearances by-cheatm
"Girl.% ofspirit."-Creatures' remak ta
ile only for their'eaprice and levity;ivth
our good sense. informationteart orprin
eip;ie; admired bj nien no wiser than them
"Descendants. of Pilgrims."'-Si
who honor'the niemory of their fathers, by
hanishing their' spirit and deriding iheW
Candd.-Hy porisy; affected 'c-cen --
f'or a negior u inwhildpyulhg
it down. ':Theilpi Vin uthe-shap~ of-ho -jj
gel, a dage VshedJ with nliee
Glory.---Soeitioly by madmen; 6ar
tering hapitirir a breath uof air.
Discretian.-Timidity; keeping due's
rilencefour fear of' htiriting one's interest. -
-Literary nen; Classical Scholars.~
Sciolists; thashy writers for periodicals, a- -"
bounding in conceit, and displaying at once
'vanity and' igniorance..
Pa'triotiin.-Our; with manufabtores
the support or hiah tariJ&; with agricultu
ralists, oft low tariffs; with merchants, of'*
niu taritff'. - . '
attaining a bad end by worse mens. -
Preachers, "'good if not great,"-Many '
practisers ons Son strumpet,~ who are
thonght to make up'for the fiebleness ofth
blast, by the meekness with which they
'Progrcess-of Tasite and'Rafinement"-. .
Servility-and folly;a grl ing oper of~~~*
fo rreign airs and rashion,:wo be.uttgde
stru tion of manly indeiedeeirand re
publican sirmplicity.(W - >'- ~
B publieian Lhrality.-Nairrow big
otry; praising6Id oe.On sect at tho expense' "
ol'very othrer. -'
Pisaos.-Ininuvwi' to ani inquiryfrnt
r the Editor ofishe'Army and Navy-Chroni
c'le *the' Postmaster Genei-al says thatPost
~ masters are "juistified in giving the rusUal'''-'"'
Snotices to the piublishiers, when requested
to do s~o-by subscriheis, 'of any intsendedp '':
change in their station or residene, buar,
to 'avoid' ubsequent nsisundersia'nding be.. -5
t ween the parties, such request should at.
ways be made 'in wriingt
dl To take Greasewd'bf SWirI a little- - N
F- powdered magnesia be -rubbed on the
wrongside of'thhailk. as soon as. the spot
is djisdoversdi it will irantly rvaidVo ri