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OUT OF THE WINDOW.
Out of the window she leaned, and laughed,
A girl's laugh, idlo and foolith uiind sweet
Foolish and idle, it dropp*d like a cll,
Into the crowded, noisy street.
Up he ghanced at the glancing face,
Who had caught the light as it fluttered
And eve to eye for a noment there
They held each other as i' by a spell.
All in a imomeit passing there
And into her idle, empty (lily,
All in that moment, something new
Suddeiy seemed to find its way.
And through and through the clamorous
That made his climorous busy diy,
A girl's laugh, idle and foolish and sweet,
Into every, bargain found its way.
And through and through the crowds of the
At every window lin paR4ig by,
Ile looked a moment, and seemed to see
A pair of eyes like the morning sky.
[Nora P-orry, in March Atlantic.
Acts and Joint Resolutions
Passed by the General As
. sembly of South Carolina
Regular Session, 187*1 na
AN ACT To PROVIDE' r11 TIME E..
TALiAslIENT OF A SCHOol, IN
TIlE STATE PENITENTIAlY.
SECTION 1. B it enacted by the
Senate and House of Represen1a
tives of th State of' South caroli.
na3, now met and sitt,ing in Gone.
ral Assembly, and by the authori
ty of the samo:
That on the passage of this Act
it shall bo the duty of' the Super
ilteidellt of the Penlitenltiy to
organize it selool in the said insti
ttion for the olefit of such con
victs confined therein as may rea
sonably bo expoeted to derivo ad
vantagO therefrom. lie shall om
ploy toachera at stich compola.4
tion as the Directors of the PonIL
tentiatry shall deem proper ; and
said teachers may be removed
wvhen found inefflient, incomnpo
tent or inattentive to their dtitces,
or for any othernt cause unsuitable
for t,he trnst.
SEC. 2. The school shall be in
Opeoration every working day of'
tihe week, at stuch time betweoon
tile hoturs of 6 antd 8 A. M., and be
tween 4 and 8 P. M., as shall not
inlterfer1o materially with tbe goe.o
ral wvork or' labor, nor wvith tile
meal hoturs established or hereaf
ter to be established at tihe inisti
tuttion : Pr,ovided, Thatil the D)irec
tors and1( theO SuperOlintendent of the
Penitentiary may13 incerease the said
time11, and( protract, 0or lngthlen the
hionra' of the school, att their die
crotion, f'br sulch convicts or' schol
ars as shall man111ifost partictular
apt,ness to derive bonefit, thlore
SEo. 3. ThaIt it shall be tile duty
of' theo Stato Sulperint.endent of
Educaitioni, Onl thle requisiti Oll of
thlo SupeinitenidenIt of' tihe Pen iten
tiary, approv'ed by thei Directors,
to) supplly thoe said school with
1)uch text, books as may be neces.
alyI for' Its usot, Onl sach tOlymsl iand
cand1(itionls as. mayJ b1o esItablishelCd
for suipplyinIg tile Free Common
Schools of the State.
SEo. 4. That all Acts or par'ts of
Acts inIconsistenlt with this Act
be, and the same are her'ohy re
A pproved Marlchl 13, 1872.
AN ACT L,EIAL12.tN( CERTAIN MAR
IiA(iE, ANDI FOR Til 'iER PURl
P'OSil1 Ti11ElEI N ME'NTiiONEDj,
SEC-riON 1. 13e i t onneCt ed by tile
Senate anId I10ouse of' Representa
. tives of' the State of' South Coro.
*lina, now met and sittinlg ill Gene
ral Assembly, andI by tile anclhor'i
VThat all persons in the State of
# th Carolina wh'io, prteviouls to
I' l0Otifl emn )cj pltion, hadv
uii()1rtakenC and agroed to ocoupy
tl~Oiation1 to 01ach other of' htus
-baV and1( wife, and aro cohabiting
01'h o ill anyl way reCcognizing
the' elation as still existing at the
timot1of the passage of this Act,
whether tile rites of marriage hlave
been celebrated 01' not, shlall be
doomed(I,11usband and( wif'e, anld be
entitled to all tile rights and pri vi
logos, and bo sublject to all the dui
ties anld obligations of' that rela
tion ..itg 1h1e nunnA1lOr as if they had
boon duly married nooording to
SEo. 2. And all of' their chlildrenf
shall be doorpQd logitimato, whoe
ther' borf bekgrgor':ftor the pas
sage of' tlis Act; and, when the
paruties have ceased to cohiabit be.
foro Ahr pg of'this Act, in
ponde(dnbo ieh 'dfth~ Yof' theo
womanI ot' from othIer cause, all of
the childr'on of' t,ho) woman rOcog
n1ti3d iA'thod t~1~o be his shall1
)O doemeld legitimnate: Provided,
'oever, yIg ga~o prp Vielop of tis
00 t shal1l bo de6mod to oxt6n'd to
So. 3. All A cts or parts of' ACts
ilCOnSistolt with this Act are
A pprovod March 12, 1872.
AN ACT TO INCORPORATE TIlE AIMEN
1.L[GIT INFANTRY. OP AIKEN, SoUT11
SEwT[ON 1. Be it enacted by
the Sonato and Ifouso of' Repro.
I sentativos of thot Stato of' South
Charolina, now m1let and sitting in
General Assembly, and by the au
thority of the sailo :
That Peter Waggels, Alexander
Williams 1, Joseph .Robertsonl, Jo
Hephk Knights, and 1.heir. ass3ociates.
fald successorl.s, Ire< hercby mlade
and croaed ia body politic and
Corporate, under the 111111o and
style of the Aiken Ujight In utry,
of.Aiken, S. C.
SEc. 2. That the said corpora
tion heroby created and establish.
ed, shall have successioi of offlcers
and mlembers, accordinig to its by
laws),and Shall have power to make
by-laws, not repugnant to tile
laws of' the land, and to have, ulse
and keop a common twill, and the
same to alter ait will, to suio and
be sued inll any Court of this State,
anld to have and enjoy every riglit
power anld privilogo inciident to
suich corporation. and it is hereby
empowered to take, h1d, retain,
possess and enjoy -iall suchl proper
ty, Ieal anld J1n011ad as may be
given, bequeathed or devisod to it,
Mr 11111 be, in any manner wvhat
soever, acquired by the said cor
poraItionl : Pror1idcd, The amloun t
so held shall not exceed tho um11
o ton thousand dollars.
S,c. 3. That this Act shall con
tillue in forco fr tihe spaeO of
twenty yOars, anld tile Samo shall
be talcen and decir.ed a public Act.
Approved March 9, 1872.
AN ACT TO RENEW THE CitARTERi OF
TviE hOPE sTE.M FIRE ENGINE
COMPANY, OF CIARLESTO'N.
SECTION 1. Be it enacted by the
Senato and House of Representa
tives, of the State of South uaroli
na, 110w met and Sitting inl Gone
ral Assembly, and by the authori
ty of tile same:
That the charter of tile H1opo
Firo Engino Company, of' Charles.
toi, is hereby ronc% ed and con
tinuied iln for.co Unltil repealed, and
the Said company is hereby au
thorized to adopt tile namne and
stylo of the 110po Steam Fire Em
gino Company, of Charleston :
Provided, Tho said .Hope Steain
Fire Engine Company, of' Charles.
ton, and thle mlember's thereof,
shall it all timos be subject to tile
provi.sions of the 12th section of
the Act passed on t1e 21st day of
Decomber, in the year eighteen
iiuldred and thir-ty-six, entitled
"An Act fFor the better regulation
of, the Firo Departmnt? ill the
City of Charleston."
Approved March 9, 1872.
AN ACT TO CHARTER TIE Vil1LA0E
SECTION 1. Be it enacted by the
Senate and HLouso of 1topr'esent a
tives (of theO Stato of Soulth CarIOli
na1, no0w met anid sitting iln t,on)
ral A ssemb~ily, and by tihe authlori
?3y of' the same:l
That fr'om anld after tile passage
of' this Act all and every person
or' pOrsonse n ho shaull halvo re0sidedd
inl tile corporatoe limi)its of tile vil
lage of Lisbon, inl tile County of
Darlington, State of South Caroli
na, for two months1, are hereby (10
clared to bd membil) ers of' tihe COr
1)oraftion) horleby to ho created.
'h at the said pcorsons shall, from
and after tile paftsage of tis Act,
become a body politic and corp~o
r'ate, and( shalhl be knowvn and( call
ed by tile name of' the village of'
bisbon, and1( its corporato limits
shall,1 extend one-half' mii l from
"the0 cross roa1ds," so-called, in ov
SEC. 2. T1hlat tile powelSrend dn
ties of thle officers of thoe village,
thle gover"amont of tile same and
all things por'taininlg to tile char-1'
ter' of salid village, shall be tile
same *1s pr1ovided1 for in an) Aet 0on
titled "An Aot to inlcorpjorato the
town of'Floronce," approvedl MarIchl
9, 1871, excepting onIly the corpo
Sito. 3. That this Act shall be
dooemed1 a ptublic Act, and continue
in force until amended or repoeai
Approved MarchOi 13, 1872.
AN ACT TO AUTHIORI'4,E AND KMPoW
AND ). II. TowILRs TO ESTABLISH
A WifARP AT MARTIN'S POINT,
WADMAL~Aw IsLAND, soUTHK CARO)
SEC. 1. Be it onaolted, by tile en
ato~ '1d House of Repr'esenltatives
of tihe Statei of' South Carolina,
now1 miet and sitting In General
of' the same;
That W. C, Gaity, F. W. Towhes
nnd D. 11. Towles be, and are boro-e
by3, authloize0d and empowered to
Orect and build ai whlarf, and col
loet whlar'fage on thle same, at
Mar'tin's Point, WVadmalaw island,
South Carolina, and to extend the
same as far toward ihn chnnnel of'
tho river as may bo necessary fo
SEC. 2. That the frianchiso her
in gratntod shall be vested in th
said W. u. Giarity, F. w. Towile
and D. .11. Powles, their heirs, ex
ocutorls. administrators, and au
signq, for the term of ninety-nin,
SE. 3. All AcL,or paits of Acts
Ioln-sintent with tlis Act, 1114
A pproved Maich 13, 1872.
AN ACT TO 1'REVENT CERTAIN OFFi
CERS FROM BUYING, DISCOUNTINO
OR 8IAVIN(i TEACIERS' PAY CER
TIFICATES, OR OTIER ORDERS O"A
SCHIOOL. FLNDS, I JURolt's Ett
SECTION 1. Be it enacted by th<
Senate and House of Represent-I
tives of ti ho State of South Car-oli
na1, 1now miet and sitting in Gone
ral Assembly, and by the authori
ty of tho same:
That it is heroby declared to b<
unlawful for any County Treasu
rer,County Auditor, County School
Commissioner, or School Titistee,
to buy, discount, or shavo, direct.
ly or indirectly, or be in any way
interested in ally Teachers' Pay
Certificit, or other order oi
School Funds, or Jturor's Cortifi.
SEC. 2. That, if any of the ofil.
cers, aforesaid, shall violate the
provisions of Section 1 of this Act,
he shall be deemed to bo guilty of
a Imisdomanor, and, oi conviction
thelreof, shall pay i fino ot nlot less
than five hundired ($500) dollars,
nor more than two thousand (82,
000) dollars, to be used for school
purIp-oseS inl his CoUnty, and shall
be impriisoned at tile discretion of
the Couirt, or either, or both.
SEC. 3. This Act shall take efrect
from its passage.
Approved March 12, 1872.
AN ACT TO AMEND AN ACT ENTI
TI.ED "AN ACT TO AMEND AN ACT
ENTITLED AN ACT FOR TilE BEr
TER PROTECTION OF MluRATojtY
SECTION 1. BIe it enacted by tile
Senate and House of Representa
Lives of' the Stato of South Caro
lina, now met and sitting in Gen.
eral Assembly, and by the author.
ity of' the same:
That Section 1 of an Act enti.
tied "An Act to amend an Act oi.
tiled 'An Act, for the better protec
tion of Migrator'y Fish,' " be, and
is hereby amended so as to read
as follows: "There shall be a close
timo in all the creeks, streams and
inland wators of' this State, ' -in
tho sot ting of' tho sun each F. ,
until the rising of' the still Oi oach
Tuesday, during which time all
seils, iets, or ally plan or devico
for the stoppage or collocting of
fish, which obstruct moro than
two-third of' any stream othei
than a dam for manufacturing ptu
poss, shall bo removed from tiaid
creeks, streams or waters, and the
owner, in whole or part, of int,
such obstr'ution, plan or device,
shazll he liable to a finle of' two hun
dred (jollars for e'achi and every
offenco, ono-hialf to go to thle Ii.
formier anid the other' hlf to the
use of' thle county in wicih such
obstr'uction is found.''
SEC. 2. This Act shall1 take of,
feect on anid after its paissage.
A pproved iMarch 13, 1872.
AN ACT TO PROViDE FOR A UNIFORM
sYSTEM oF' SCHOL RIECoRlDs.
SECTION 1. Be it enactedl by the
Senate anId House of' Representa.
tives of the State of South Caro,
lina, no0w met and1( setting in Gon.
oral Assembly, anid by the author.
ity of thle same:
That tile State Supeintendent
of Education of' the Stato of' South
Carolina bo, and ho is her'eby, an.
thorized to proCpare and( cauise tc
bo p)ublished and( dlistibuted is
comlr)eto and uniform sy-stemn ol
school record(s and blank forms,
for the use of' the officers and
teachlers Of the Free Common
Schools of' this State.
SEC. 2. That for' thel pur'poso oh
carrlyin)g out the pr-ovisionls of Sec.
tion 1 of' this Act, the sum of' seven
thlousand ($7,000) dollar's be,. and
the same is hereby, alpropriiated:
Provided, That the same shall1 onl.
ly he >ai(d out oni the order of the
Stateo, upor intenden tof'Education:
And provided, further, T hat nc
par't of' the said apprlo priiation shall
be used for any other purpost
than is sp)ecifled in this Act.
SEe. 3. That this Act shall take
effecot immedlO(iately after its pas.
Approvedl March 13, 1872.
AN ACT TO INCORPORATE TiHE GOW.
ENsVILLE L~oD(IE, NO. 107, AN.
CIENT FRiEE MASONs, OP SOUTIl
f#0TON 1, h It onaoted by thl(
Sonlato aind Htouse of' ep rosenta
ives of the State of South Caroli
na8, no0w moit and sitting in Gene
ral Assembly, and by the authori
ty of the same:
That thuo ,officors and mnembo'h
thant now are, or boroafter ma~
b)e, their associates and suoessors
shall be known In law under th
1. n11me nld style of tho "Gowens
villo Lodge, No. 107, Anicient Free
- Masons, of the State of South
SaCarolinla," and, 11(0uder their (orpo
4 rato tapacity, to hold any )er.sOnI
al or real estate, and to sell or dis
J)-os of the same at pleasIt re. to
Ssuo and be stied, plead and be Ima
)Ieaded ; they may enljoy all the
rights 111d jrivileges ats gral ted to
such liko corporatio)4 by law,
with liberty to have a C01m110n
seal, ald alter the samo it will ;
to enact such rules and by laws,
- for t( gover1menit of their ord0lr,
,lot roppugnlallt to tho laws of the
Sem. 2. That this Act be deemed
a public Act, 1n1d remailn ill forec
for tile teri of twellty-oie yealrs.
A lipoved lMarch 12, 1872.
A N AV'T To II E-OPI-:N A IA:n11c I1(11
WAY I.N HICIIl.AND COUNTY.
Be it enacted by the Senate :d
House of* Representatives, of' the
State of South CIarolila, now met
and sitting in (1'enerail Assembly,
anld by tle authority of the same:
That the County Commissioners
of the Couity of IRichland, be, and
they are llereby, 11uthorized to
causo to bo re-opeied the old Gids
den1 road, Comm1enlCing" ait at noint
near Jones' Crossing, 0On thO Me
Cord's Ferry Roud, and ending at
the (adsden (1e)ot, on tho South
Carlolinal rail road.
A )proved March 12, 1872.
New York Correspondence.
STREET SCENES IN TIlE METROPOLIS
-TIE BEGUA RS AND Till-ilR
FIIENDS-A LUCKY CARI)T-BA00AEI
-TIIB PILCK TIAT WINS---CU
IlOUS 'TEII1INATJON OF A 1HaEACH
OF PROMISE CASE, &C.
NEw Yomuc, April 26, 1872.
WletherI mIen and women be
como hardened by familiarity with
Sceles of' Iisfortunle, or heartless
by attractioni with the world, is an
unsolved problem ; but oneo may
every day, see in New York such
exhibitions of utter soullessness
and selfishness as mako him al
most. lose filith in tile human
nlatures Only yesterday I was
crossing to Brooklyi in a ferry
boat. A mant ontered the cabinl,
his face scarred all over with the
marks of some terrible calamity,
anId 11thiIg ro6i8ning of )is eyes
save two whiLo balls from whieh
sight had departed for ever. lie
was gray-haired withal,and feebly
leaned on the arm of his old wife,
as lho tott0l'ed along asking for a
(ole of mercy at tho hands of the
crowd. A lite boy, too, dirty
and ragged, elung to the mothor's
drIess, anld tho trio moved sadly
together, a picture of want in its
most terrible guise. "A ponny,
pleaso Bir , for papa-he's blild"
said tho childish voico. "Get out
3'ou PeSt"-Oxelaimled t10 P01dson
a)l)ealed to-"you beggars ought
to be inl the workhouso." 1Ho was
at Imall w1hom I judged fiom his a1go
atnd dress to be a illion-aire and
anD innuent'31ia1 l membor of' some1
fashionable chulrebl. The fahco of'
tha mothe011r fluashed, and( shle bit
her33 lips to keepj back the tears.
As hie turned away however, a
poor1 so winlg wvoman dr aopped in to
the oultstroetched hand1( somo1 of'
her1 ownl ha1rd ear'ned wages,
and1 it was plleasan t to hear' thoe
gralteful "God bless y'ou for' y'our
kindness to the old blind man,"
that camno fr'om the hear't of' the
hlp less creatuIre. They03 passedI
on1, and3( I waltchedl with some cu
riosity, their pr'ogress. 1In a
crowd of' two hundredl people,
perha)1ps ai dozeni r'espondold to the
mu11te apjpeal---not moro1', and siln
gulat ly onou,Lgh nearly overy giver'
of' chbariy on that occasionl was a
working man11 or woman.
Tho incident carr'ies its own)
lesson, and1( to my own mind1( at
least, illustrated whlat may be ob
ser'ved in erely inr3go comfmuity 13,
to wit, that the char'ity of' the
for each other01, Ou)tweighis all the
boasted Chriistianity of the mdllions
whIo wear' their rl'Oigionl as anD
outIsido label, and when polished
up1 for' Sunday use, expet it will
prove a frooe tickot into the dress8
circle of Paradiso.
0Ono however' finds unIf'otunates
ini New York at every turin-cr'ip
pi1ed munn, old womoen, littlo chii
dron, all bogging for' bread. A.t
night they pack the Stationi anld
lodging-houses . like sar'dino1s-in
layers, and by (day they l'y their'
vocation. God help them, for
where there is one impostor there
are' at dozen who deserve real char
ity, and raroely get it. Recently I
found a waif as loop aftcar midlnight
on the curb stone aroulnd tihe mo1.
numlfent of' Washingtoin in Unilon
SqueroQ, It was3 bittor 0cold, and( 1
woko the little follow up. "Why
don't you go home ?" "IHain't
got none, ir." "Whore's your
faither and mnothoer ?" "11ain't got
nonoe neither, sir'." "Why don't
y'ou go to tihe Station IHouse then ?"
"WVhat's the use0 of a cove like me
goin' to the perlice office wvhen 1
can sleep in a doorway." Thlat
conundrum beuu'g one too much
fote me, I tated the litten "cove"
to a nleighborinlg shelter and let
"Somio me are born to goo
Itick, aid others havo it, tlrius
uponl them." Pour vears ago,
cilizen of' Nw York went South
With nothint: in tihe world bit
shit and a bottlo of whiskey. It1
tiurnied politician, pllyed tie eal
petbagerto perlfluctionl, SeCturTh
ia fiat ottl-, and Ih s m1161(ado t.w<
huiildred thousand dotl.ars. Th1i
other day ie drovo ll) tie nou
Boulevard necar' Cenltral Pal k, am
bought, thieuc building lots-priet
thir-teen thollaud dotlars. Befor(
the traiisFler deeds were executed
ie sold the two for tweity-on
thousanld (lolars, aid theni in
vestint- in' "e,"' made thirt3
Aiother youilg New Yorker, 1
ym- a1go, ledged tihe only bon(
tie haIl m1ado i in the wori14 as "'lor
gin." It alioultod to less thal
five liowded dollars. .lo wenv
in to a stock spcubaioni, ~was lucky
and in six niiths had to hi.,
Credit nlint,y-tircee thousanid dot.
lars. His Frienlds peirsluaded him
to abandon the "Strect" and bc
content.. Ho didi so anld wenit. tc
Euttrope, but on his returni couldl
not, resist the temptation to gc
into what, ho thought, "a surc
Lhing." YesterIdaN, I saw him,
perambi bulating Wall Street., sod
iest among the seedy, and I rock.
on with out money enough in hi
pocket to biy a square meal of
toldl victuals. Such aro tho upq
uld dowis of life in Now York.
Other imen11 create circulstances,
mnd have it bold, brave g-rit, and
grip about them that will win
uccCss ill any station.' I have in
my miid's cyc a young man, hI1o
ten vea's ago was poorer thanl the
most of us, but, wit I a sharp eye
to business, and keen kilowledge
of litiman naturoe, ho devoted hii
4Ol to tile one Singlo, aid socilm
ingly purposcless, idea of popu
larising B.Ath brick. He borrow.
L)d it tiun11dred dollars, bought hu
material, pulvorised it finoly, and
sent it forth to the trado in sift.
ing boxes. It was a now thougit
it "took ; " people who used it
once wanted more, anid the conse
quence is that tho youi r mar
idforesaid-his name is C. C'. Sabiu
--is to-day . the President of' th<
New York Bath Brick Company,
Dniploys no less than twenty-sevonl
traveling agents, at salaries rang.
ing from fifteen hundred to foul,
thousand dollars a year, and i,
himself Worth nearly a quarter of
t million of dollars. Industry an(]
pertinacity havo bon his solo le.
veis, but he has used them with a
I havo just heard from an oyc
wit.ness, a good story connecteI
with one of tie city prisons. A
man had boon stiod by his inna
norata for breach of promise, and
being a non-rosident and unablo to
Tive hail, he was incarcerated in
Lhe usual place. Time and agaiii
Ale woman offered hun rellase
n condition of marriago, but the
>bst inately re?used, and for th roe
years* htas livecd in the firmi con vic
Lion that a prison celt is inifinitely
;up)erior with all its dIisadlvan tage~
Lo a muatri mon iat "sell.'' At last
bowever lhe consentedi to this ty.
ing of the Gordian knot, and the
woman, alt (timph, sont foir a
inagistrate anti the twain we're
:tuly made -one. The necessary
paper's to ofict his roloase being
signed, ho turnedl to the Warudonl
Lind obsorved--"Now, this~ is alt
right, ain't it-no going back on
this thtin g, oh ?"' "No,'' ropli ed
the Wardon, "you arc freo to do
as you please." "WVeltl lhen, good
bye, old lady ; you've kept mo in
biero throe years, now I'm off foi
in airing. Take my old clothes
tako my name, take any3'thintg but
myseif and1( you'ro welcome.'
"But ain't you going home, my
tiear ?" asked his wife,
'-Home ! Hlomo I" exclalimedI the
man. "No, I thank you-'ve
had a foretasto of p)urgator'y atl
roady, and you can savo tho rest
of' your brimistone and fireworks
f'or some1 otther' feller." It is said
that at this junctur'e the woman
wvent for' her husband's scalp), but
tho escap)ed, and is now at respe)cta.
blo n)oun-vocativo inl 801mo r'emoto
cor'nor of' ouri mutndano sphioro.
H[ave you 8soon thle last Aldline.
Its gr'and pictures and general
dress mako it the bolleoOf' all
the per'iodicais. 'lThe pu blish.
cirs, Jamos Sutton & Co., 23 Liber'
ty St,reet, ar'o becoming as well
known as iBonnor' and Boocheor
antd are coining money.
LOOK OU'r VOt HonsE TIlEVEs
-There appears to be an orga
nlued band of hor'so thieves going
through this section of our Stato
A number of' flne horses have
been stoleni from the citizens of
this8 county, within the past tor
day's, amnong thoem Col. Robori
Beaty's fine mare, "Fiat-catcher,'
a flne horse from J. HL. Gog ett
and a family horse from W. E
I)avis. We advise our people t<
keel) a sharp look ont upon a loi
of suspicious looking ch1~antorI
now prowling~ aboit the county
f Union Time8.
L Intorcsting Reading.
CHIST'j NVAS (,lot).
Broadway Bhaptist Church was
crowded yestorday, morning,11 many13
tstrangers and visitors fr-omi o0her
denomilnations being prosent to
- hear tho oloquont and able pastor,
I Iv. S. B. Ilawthlorn, in his dis
coliso upo "11 The )ivinity of'
p Christ, or Threo Questions fortini
tarians." The f'ollowing is an ab
I stract of' his ormn :
"Who being in the fori of God, thought It
not robbery to be equal with God.*"
(Phil. 2 6.
Thero is, said the minlister, a
clas of'-Oli.-ionists atong its Who
maintailn that Jesus Christ was
)ot the incalnIation of the !nvisi
ble (od, but. only the wisest, best
and greatest of mon : that his
(eath wa-1s not vicarviouls, but sim
ply tho Ieces.sary and natulral re
sult of, his inovations as., a great
and wiso teacher. 'lhev hold at
8.am110 timlic that the BibIO is truo
atl nloneo other thanl the word of
INo Christian, no one, Who by
the .loly (4host has been enaHed
to Say that .Js0811 Christ is the Son
of od, could over seriously doubt.
I[is divinity. But, befoiro a mau
has known Christ, by the lliv
Spir-it-known him by an actuizil
experience of the soul-he is hablo
to become tile victim cither of
Unitarianism or So11c other form
Them are thrco questions Which
1 wish 3ou1 to Consider this m11orn11
Fir-st--WOr3 tile teCachiings and
Conduct of, Christ -icb as woulld
nati'allY mako tile impreOSSiOnl
upon the minds of those who heard
and saw Ilim that. Io claimed to
bo God, and that He believed him
eelf to be (od ?
I have heard Unitarians indulge
in the most rapturous laudations
of the "Sermon on the Mount."
They could sco divinity in every
line of' it-"1the eternal heraldry
and signatturo of God Almighty
from first to last." But canl any
rational man read that somion
without porcoiving a colscious
noss on the part of thu Spoaker of
an authority, a power and a dig
nity that belonged to noi more
croature ? Tako as an example
thOse w-ords: "Many will Say un
to Mo in that day, Lord have we
not proplesied inl thy namo, in
thy name cast out devils, and in
thy namo do many wonderful
works ? And then will I profloss
unto them I never know you ; to
part from me yo that work iniqui
1'y. Strange words for the son
of Mary Und of Joseph, the Car.
penter. StrangO Words for o1o so
poor and suri-ounded by those as
poor as himself, if ho did not be
liovo that Ie was divine and had
no intention of making this im
pression upon the multitude.
Take his words oil another oc
easion: "Philip saith unto mo,
lorl, show us the Father an it
suflcoth us. Jesus saith unto him,
IInvoe I been so long time with
you, and( lhast thou not known me,
Philip ? Hie that hast seen me
has soont the Father, andl how say
est thou, show us the Fathor'?
IBolievost thon not that I am inl
the ["ather and1( th)e Father' in
No ono, not even an infidel of
the school of Voltaire and of Tom
Paine, would say that JosusChriist
ever uttered a falschood,or a word
The1 Unitarian believes that Jo
suts comp)rehlended fully the mean
ing of' all that he ever' said, anld
that in all of his teachmngs lhe
spoke( only wvords of soberness and1
truIth. And~t yet he has the faice to
say that t he being who uttered thoe
language whIiicht I have quotodl
the beintg whlo dleclared htimself'
the final judlge andt aribiter of the
destinies of' mten-the being wvho
satid, "I andl myy lFather aro 01no"
---he thtat hath seen me hath seen
the Pather-that lhe did not claim
to be divine and (lid not ondeavor'
to make thte multltitudes0 believe
that lhe was God.
Second(ly--lid Jesuis by his
teings and1 works actually make
the impression both upon0 his one
liies and( fr'iends that lie claimed
to be God ?
iLe was stoned by HiLsonolmics
andt for what ? On the very ground
that he called himself God. When
lhe said, "I andt my Fathter are
onto," the Jews stoned1 Him, "Jo
suis answuirod them: Many good
works have I showed you from
my Father; for which of these
works (10 ye stonoe me ? TIho Jews
answerod lHm, saying, For'a good
wvork we stone tIhoo no'.,but for blas
phemy, and because thlat thtou be
ing a man mnakest thyself God."
If they had mfisunhder'stood His
words-if he had nlot designed to
teach tat He was God in the
floshI, would hto not have informed
them of their mistake? But so
far from dolnying the charge, lie
assured them in the most emphat
10 manner that their construction1
of ii word was correct.
When hto stood before te San.
hodrim, the high priest said ."I
adjuro thoe by the living God tha
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Done with Neatness and Dispatch.
Ilis hand. Ho0 is tho Omnipresont
1 and Omnipotont (od. Wherever
orbs or islands of light float in tho
(oo) distant ocoan of space, there
1 is Jesus Christ in all tho fullness
- of His imustaining power ; ind
f whlen tho flames of the Judgment
have licked up all the streams of
time, and the burning fountains
of yoldor. sunl are (1onobl1Od in
darkness or veiled inl thoi smoko
ofi a burning World, His blessings
will still fall anld His glory still
shine~ u)o 11 s people.
Count them I Count what ?
IWhy, Coulnt tile morcies that havO
eboen quietly fallingin your history.
Down they Com1o every mornin11g
aIld oveniig, as angol messelgers
fioi the leat1her in havon. Have
Yon lived these years wasting mIer.
viesI', ren0wing them every (a1y,
and nevor yet realized whenceo
they came ? If you have, heavon
1ity you. 'You havo murniured
under filiction, but who heard
You rejoice over blessiigs ? Ask
the 1 sunbeatim, the rain 11 drop, the
star, or the queen of night. What
is lif but mercy ? What is health,
strength, friendship, social life?
Iind each the power of spooch,
WeWI Would say, "I am a merCy."
Perhaps yo havo novor regarded
them as such. If not,, you havo
bocii a poor student of natire and
revelation. What is the propriety
of' stopping to play with a thorn1
bush, when you may as well pluck
sweet flowers and Cat plousailt
HOw TO INTAIN A 0oon FAc..-A cor
respondent has s01mo good ideas on the
importanco of menial activity in retain
ing a good IIce. Il says : "Wo Were
speaking of handsome men the other
evoiiing, and I was wondering why K.
hInd lost the heauty'for which years ago
he was so fainous. '0, iH becou8O h
never did anytihing, Slid U., 'ho never
worked, thought or sul'*ered. You must
have the mind chisseling away at the
features, 'if you Want handsome middle.
aged men.' Since hearing that remark,
I have been on the vatch to see wiheth
er it is generally true-and it is. A
handsomne man Who does nothing but
eat an(d drink grows flabby, and the fine
lines of his features are lost ; but th
hard thinker has an admirable sculp
tar at, work, keeping his fine lhnes
in repair, and1( constanrtly going over his
face endeavoring to iunprove, if possible,
the original design."
ifoncon JonIifor's paso was
fond( of hunting, which the deacon
consideCred at most un.ministorial
p)astimo, and so one day said to
tihe clergyman, "l've been reading
my Bible to see if the A pestles
ever went shooting, but I can't
find( that any of thorn ever did.''
"No, deacon,' you are righ t," said
the pastor: "the shooting wats
very bad in Palestine, so they
A echange says: "A writor
hscalculatesd that as the average
area of' tihe htumnan mouth, when
open1, is abotut four sqnare inches,
thle combined months of the 25,
500 singers at the Boston .Jubileo
will form a cavity of' over seven
hundred and thirty-six square
foot. Measuring jubilee cav'ities
by the square foot is a now wrin
MAN NERs.-Marnners are what
vex or soothe, exalt or' (debase,
barbariso or refine us, by ia con
stant, steondy, uniform, insensible
'operation, like that of the air we
breathe in. They give thoir whole
form and color to our lives. Ac
cording to their qtuality they aid
mortals, they supply thoem or to
tally destroy them.
SAt a Christmas examination at
a School not far' from .London, a
yonng tyro in deoclamnation, who
hlad been told by the teaoher that
hoe must gesticulate according to
the sonse, in commencing a piceo
withl "the comet lifts its fliry
tale," lifted the tail of' his coat to
a horiz.ontal posit,ion, causing roars
of' laugh ter.
. A Vermont doctor rocontly gave
up a case as hiopoloss, and, on his
,way home, broko his leg; while,
to illustrato rnore fully the uncor
tainty of human predictions, the
mnan h)0 had doomed to death reo
covered in time to make him a
pair of' crutches.
MIND YoUnt OwNf BUSINEss.
Every man has in his own life
follies enough ; in his own mind,
troubles. enough ; In the pertorm
ance of his duties, deficionoios
enough ; in his owi1 fortuno, evils
enoughi switlpouit, oing curious
'after the affairs of ot e ra.
It Is now bolloyed that tihe stoamushiplIspa
han, .whIch lei% Jinibay in January for
Lflddon',a End whieoihaas 'not been Ii ard
3 troms sinee leaylig Malta, on the:.18th of
. Feb.qiy,a foundered off' Birst, F,rance,
dul o rrifl& gale. Fi?ty 'p6raons are
sudp e4t have gone doudh eith the
- stoa,fler4 . I
1T'hree rup eounty (Ga.) bQya,.tige d 10,
14 and 9, rgul'ar attendauis at schtool,
I ouitVlated flv'o eh'd half sere;a of land in
o otton, producing foqr bale s o tten,
j eighlpg,i10 I punag whicha;was mold at
o f$a a
thou tell us whether thou bo th
Christ, the Son of God. Jost)
saith unto him: Thou hast said
neve0theless, I say unto you,llor
after shall yO see the S0) of' Mal
sitting at the right hand of, pow
erl, and comiuig in the clouds (
heaven. Then the priest ront hi
clothes, Saying, ho0 hath spokoi
blasphemy. What further nool
have we of' witiesses? Then tho,
spit in his fatco and buff0ted him
anid others smot Him With till
palms of their hands.'"
If the Unitarian view of Chris
be the correct ono-if he was no
(ivino, was3 it not at strango am
unpardonablo stubbornnoss inIfin
not to dely that Ire claimed to b(
God, an1id thoroby save himsel
from1 suchi ildiglities and suffer
It was for claining to bo Got
that 1e was condoinedl and cru
:ille(d. 1f he had never meait t(
Irssert Suich at chlim,fwOuld hoe havm
,ubmitted to such a fate, whell
lio migh', have saved Himself by
;milply declaring that the Jowi
md not understood IIis teaching i
Would a being of such wisdom
oon.hess and purity of charactel
is Jesus had shown Himsell' to bo,
11 us 11n1 eClessly and foolishly sa.
mrifico Ilis life and sink Iis name
n infamy ?
Did h is friends, his)8 disciples and
tpostles, un1derstAftld him to teach
'hat lie was divino? Did they
vor siiay to his accuers, " You
lave not unde(10rStood hik m11eaning.
Jo is a man lik us 11(1 does not
-laim to bo ono with God"? It
lie ,ews wero mistakon, think
"ou that some of I119 discil)10
vould not havo disabused thleir
ninutd? Would not Poter, or John
>r James or his own mother havo
nterposod when ho stood boforo
ho lewish court and pleadod his
nnlocunce of tho chargo, if they
1nd not reeIive(l the ilil)ression
rom his teaching that lie olaimed
,o bo God ?
What did the apostles and dis
-iples believe Jesus to be? Cod
nanfif0t in the flesH1, or moroly a
rreat and holy teacher of a now
mnd better theology ? Ilear the
'beloved disciple :" "In the begin.
ling Wa3 th- Word, and the Word
vas with God, and the Word wa
1od. .All things worc
11111do by Him. . . lie Was ili
lie world, and the world waE
na111do by Him, aud tho world knou
11im not. And the Word wa
11111do flosh, and dwelt among us
id we behoeld His glory, the glo,
ly as of the only begotton, th(
patherl, full of graco an(l truth."
Two gentlemenl Wero discussinq
,he divinity of' Christ, when ont
>f them aflirmed that "if he wor(
livino it should have been mor<
ixplicitly stated in the Bible."
rho other said, "Sir how wouk
ou express such a doctilo t<
cavo no room for doubt as t(
vhat you mean ?" His reply was
I[oul( simply say, "Js08118 Christ
s the true God.'" "Good," sai(
.he other, "you have selected th<
'cry words wvhich the Aposth
[ohnu has1. chosen to expriess th<
mmo)1 truthi. Speakllinig of' Jesus
Ihrist, lie says, 'T[his is the trlic
Ilod.' " Could J1ohn have writtor
inch things of' one whom lie be
ioved to be a more man? Contk
10 halvo (dono 50 without consciom
Can1 you doubt that Paul boliev
Id that Jesus was God, wvhen h<
mnys, "Who being in the for'm o
sod, thought it not robbery to b<
>qual with God ?'" "By litim al
,hiings were created, that are it
ioaven anld that ar'e in earth, vis
bio andl invisible."
Can you dloubt that Peter be
teved it when you 'ead his wVord(i
o Jesus--"I believe that thou ar
he Chr'ist, tihe Son of' the liv'in1
Cant you doubt that Stephen be
iovedl it, "who, wihen) 1h0 was dy
ng, called upon God, saying,Lor<
Jesus, receive my Spirit?"
I chlallengo anly apostle of' Uni
tarlianismf, or any other hiumam
Jeing, or cyon an angel from hon
von to state the doctrine thta
ghrist was God more plainly, dis
Linctly and emphatically, thlani
.8 stated in the wr'itings amnd utter
mncos of those inspired men.
Lastly-If this wise and hola
being did claim to be divine; if'h
lid make this impression bo0,i
tiponl his enemies and his frionde
and if'thoso who spoke and wrot<
is they were moved by the HIoa
[4host believed and thou ghlt thal
be was God, was lie not God? Ari
you not driven to one or tIle othe:
3' two conoltiaions-that lhe wva
GIod, or that 1h0 was an imp ostoi
mnd consequently a biasph emor
richly doenerving the punishmoen
which he received?
Surely thlis man wvas the Son o
Glod I We are -only following th
xample of' the inspired Elvangel
ists and Apostheawhen we aerib
to Him all the majesty-anid gran
dour of' the eternal god-head. H.
is oi'eation's God.. '.L'ho ear~th wit]
all its .bounty .and- beauty; th
great sun thate rules the da~y, a
those lessor ligilts that live 4Ion)
the sky and nighty 'dorn ti hij
of Heaven...-aro all tIme wm.l, a