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the oairo BTrriXjETiisr, September 8.
m or mm,
I,ocai. Hrkvitibu. Councilman .lor
genscn, after nn nbsoncoof several week,
It at home again.
A private letter from Messrs. Colby
& Co., the extonsivo box manufacturers of
Cobdcn. savss "Wo untlciputo establish-
log ourielvn tn your city m the course
of three or lour necks.
Ewell ti .Jacob will furnish Gasoline
for (inroliite lamps and stoves nt low.
Mr. Gamble, of whoc purpose to es
tablish an agrr"'tural Implement inantY
fuctory In tMs city, wo have frequently
spoken, ws expected to nrrivu by the af
tcrnoon psssonger Iratn.t
The Sabbath sehool convention, or,
rsthcr, tliu paroles composing It, have de
termined to protract their meeting until
Sunday, doting with a grand union meet
ing on Sunday evening. r
-Nearly four thousand barrels Hour
wcro shipped South from (his port yester
day per steamer, and about tho sams)
Amount will be shipped to-dny per steamers
Olivo llrancli and Arlington.
Yesterday's proceedings of the tiahbath
School Convention are republished to-day
in obedience to tho request of many per
sons who failed to procure copies of yester.
dny s paper. .
Go to to Ohio Loreo and buy tho Au
rora oil for 30 rents per gallon. Those who
have it know iU value. tf.
Tho design for u barge for the transfer
of can across itrcami, between, roads of
dillcrcnt gauge, to which we referrod
several days ngo, will bo patented to the
author, who it a substantial citizen of
Cairo. The application for a patent hns
been favorably received at Washington.
Louis Herbert it in constant receipt of
fresh llultlmoro oysters, which ho will
servo uji to customers in any stylo ties I red,
on short notice and in the most satisfactory
Tho Aurora oil it perfectly clear, Is
non-explosive ; U will give entiro satis
faction, and can be had at to Ohio I.cvcu
for the inconsiderable sum of 30 cents per
There it an alarming amount of tick
ness in the neighborhood of Dongola, ci
pecially among tho children. No less
tliRn eight or ten children have died in
that vicinity during tho past two weeks,
For nil the latest styles and Lest make
of ladies', missus' and chlldrent' shoes, go
to KIHott, Haythorn A Co's. tf
Tho county court, ns a board ofequali
ration, has met and ndlourncd. As no
notice of the session was given, it is quite
probable that tho labor? of the court woro
It must not bo forgotten that tho Tur
tier society celebrate their eighth anniver
sary, on tho Utli Instant, In Vlora Garden.
The preparations madu Insure it general
good timo. In fact tho Turners know no
such word us fail, 'and put through all
their undertaking Just right. There will
bo vocal and instrumental music, gymnas
tic exercises by tlio society, addresses in
both Kngllsh and (ieriiian, and at nlgbt a
grnnd illumination, tableaux, etc. Tako
your wives, children or sweet harts and
go t 'Jt
Who wants ti comfortable homo, for
two tl' l!ar.- " Wo daro my everybody.
Then let everybody tako n chance, or, what
Is better, a half dozen clianco In tho ralHc
by which Harry Walker's residence-is to
be disposed of. Tho building, containing
eighth rooms taxes and inuranco paid
It put up tit ?500 two hundred anil llfty
chance at two dollars each. Quito a large
number of the chances havo been taken,
and a almost everybody wants one, it is
reasonable to suppoo that the radio will
c sine oil' In a few days. Turtles upon
whom Harry does not call during the day,
can secure chances by calling at Louis
Herberts during tho evening. 2t
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s- JULiikiis nas just completed a can
vass of Wabash and Edwards counties, and
Ik m icli pleased with tho asneet of nfltlr.
rrom everv nurtof tlm ill.trlri w ruci.lvn
m.it encoumging rejiorts. Prominent
lUdichU openly avow their purposo to
votohghinit Munn. An enthusiastic Radl
cal, who recently psnej through several
of the Interior counties, declares that -'tho
Radio party 1, Xwi M t0 ,lItlCl.(i Mu, mt
it Is the mokt urranv folly to think of
electing Dan Munn to Congress.
How it Woi;Kr.t..-A gtntUmnn who
saw tho transfer of the fir.t frulght car.
from Columbus to Ilelmont Is not very fu.
oruLiy nnpres.eu liy the process. When
the ferry boat landed aguiuit tho Helmum
Inclined jilune, and tho attempt wa. made
to run one of the cars ashore, it was dls
covred that the track was about u foot or
fifteen Inches aWe the bottom of the car
wheels. Jlut this dlfflcultv could be reme
died Ofcour.e It could t All that wa,
necessary wan to run two or thrw car to
the rear of the boat, und their weight
would elovstetho boW t0 tlmb(filtde-
were, accordingly, run lo tl.,, r...r. v...
Instead of lvatln tho bow they hogged ,
the boat leaving ib, translgDor, J
ihi i win me niiKiiiiiirti iTil.. .
ever. Hut It wouldn't do t0 rWq u , ,
Perseverance uchUves wondfcrs Tt I
. nrir ODltct as
.ir,ir( tvi run tl.ncAr. ,..1 . 1
after un Interval offlro or six bgur, ' iu ' I
ing which tli Ingenuity or the manage,.
was taxed to Its utmost wa uccesful. 1
single cor stood on the track of the Inclined
plane. Thero wcro two or three hundred
St. Loulslans present; but, if they were
much delighted over the succoas of the In
clined planes, they didn't manifest the feeling.
SABBATH SCHOOL CON
VENTION. - ,
Openlna Hacrclacn -Slrttt I'reaetittiR
OrKiinlantln" I Cum.ulttoes-.-I.arAo
f i t"l Forenoon Proecrdlnuni
The .Southern illllnnls. Sunday School'
Axoelatlllll llll't til llil i.iii- vnaln-,l.. .it
1 o'clock, p.ni. Tho altendaiico was not
large, owing to n failure of railroad on-
neeiious at Uilin.
The nxorcUcx weru opened by .-inging
ny riillip Vliilllps. A lomporary organi- '
zotlon was effected by tlio election of IbjVrt
. ..I. Grant, .of Carbondale, iPnldsmi;
and Rev, J. Cole, of l)u Quoin, Secretary;
"After an. impri'sslvi) prayer by ,thu Kev.
J, II, bcolt, of .Metropolis, tho'DOth l'-alm
win read, followed by singing ;
'Oh, f.trh fultli tint "will not ululiik."
in conseiiueneu of tlio absence orthoc;
wait (Icrerrcd uhtll this iriorh(ng- It was
moved nnd ca'rridd that four .mcmbors of
the assolth'',bc?idc,tediocondiiJt slfcc U
prcacgingiit f'clock." Utcvi J,CoIu .of.
uuQuoin, nna Kov. W. reck wcro selected
to preach nt tho market house uudjllev. W.
II. Stewart nhdfcWW. i.'rwil, 'of Car
ohilalt" n'f ho corner of Commercial
aycauo aud Jilghth street. On Olntion, a
commiUeo'of tllrco was appointed by the
chair to arrange, a' programme" fof future
exercise!. Dr. C. S. Whltnriyy J. II. oott
and Iluv. K. Vanlrcci wcro appointed.
After Mnging the Doxology the asocl
atlon adjourned tojncct at fi o'clock at tho
martei hpiise. t
fstreot preaching bcgan'nt'7 qVlbU. The
attendance was largo, and tho 'closest at
tention aud tho dccpc. Interest manifested.
The Association resumed its labors at
the market house at 8 o'clock. Thu Im
mense cdlflce.-was nearly filled. , jThe1 ex
ercises opened by singing:
"I will Sing far Je.us " '
I'raycr was oflered by the Hev. .lames
Urownlee, of Dongola.
From 9 to 8:lf o'clock was duvoted to de
votional exercises. The balanoo of tho
evening was consumed in, tho, discussion of
'Hmjjorlanco of, jttid Suhday Schuol
Tho following gentlomcn participated In
the discu.Mlon; llev. II. Ji. OlmMcad, of
Calodonlaj Rov. yf. 11, Stowait, Mound
City Rev. Hr Van Burcn, Chicago1, llev
K. 1. Porter, ChleagaC Rev. .1. Cole, J)u
Quoin; RV. Jt. 1). Piatt, lirlghlonj Rev
Mr. Wartman, Rev. 'Mr.-Orahnnt, Wntra
lia. The addresses were brief, but Impres
sive and to tho purposo. -
Tho commlttco on programmo tf ported
ns to future exercises., On motion, com
mittee of Ave, consisting of1 'Mr. tO'eorgo
FisJicr, Cairo; Rev. "W. II. Stewart, .Mound
City; ReV. II. D. Piatt, Hrighton; Mr. I-.
Wharton, Carbondale; unit llev. .1.). (Ill-,
ham, were npjiolnte'l by tlio ainlr to'pro-J
sent names ofotnecM for permanent or
ganization. After benediction by father
Stewart, of Carbondale, tho meeting ad
journed toO o'clock this morning.
The Association met at 0 o'clock. Thu
session was opened by singing
"Koch of Akc-," liy rinlip Piiililps.
Prayers wero next offered In behalf of
the objects of tho Association, followed by
"lain but a nimnxiT licre, llraren In my linim-,"
Prayers woro noxt offered in tho Inter
eit of the Hunday School cau'e in our neigh
lxiring States. After, singing by tho audi
ence, led by Mr. Phillips,
"ll'iw pKiutiit tliu InitiToll licloir,
111 ft'lluwulilpor line.''
A motion was niado and carried that all
those present from other states bu Invited
to seat' In the Convention.
The Coinlttco on permanent organisa
tion iiiadu the following report:
President, Dr. C. N. Whitney, Du (iuoin.
Vice-Presidents, II. W. Webb, Cairo;
II. U. Roots, Tamaroa. f
Secretary, Robert Rjeil, Shawiieutown.
Kailrond Secretary, J. M. I.miimIuii,
Huslnoss Commlttco, Rev. P. I.TIiom-
on, Rov. II. I). Piatt, Jlov. . .1, (iraut.
I'pon taking tho chair Dr. Whitney ru
turned his thanks for the honor conferred
upon him, and implored the blessing of the
(real Matter upon tho labors of the con
vention. Ho referred to thn uxteiinivu
preparations madu by tlio good citizens of
Cairo for thoe attending tliu association
and expressed tho hope that the Inborn of
the association would havo a beneficial
reMilt upon the city.
"Jem, Iho wntrrof lfi we'll lte,"
Huv. Mr. Fisher, of Ciirbondale, proved
I for the bles-lng of linavrir upon tho labors
I too .sroeiaiioii, upon ils ouieeri, nun
all connected with Its intureU. '
Philip Phillip, iinl.io.l bv the vast uu- j
"All in ciirikt I uic," , ,
In aviry urteetliig manner, quito a number
j being uiuvod to tears.
I On motion. Mr. Darlington, of (ireen-
villi-, was appointed abstain Secretary.
following que.tlon tviu then dis
'Tl.o want of tho Sabbath School work
in Southern Illinois, and how to meet
itov. F. 1. Thompson, of SUwiicetown,
wo could meet this want bv
gh organization. There should 'bo
, . i 1
aa organization in ovorv iirii!ii .....i
Such organization would nt.
... ... .
,uru vi Otie.lll thO IfaStllllX OUS IS alidr
.U'e "" n "Pjtunity to tin so.
, l 0,0 ,!ru"U wnrk I'-Jriiia
,ulaU" county during lh past year as
., 01 wniu well ilirecteil effort
wi m' f'eook' of !('lco"J1 Calmed that
Learu f 'n7U f tllU lovt,,"' fiol 1" "
u . was'n r "U,- Uu -M '
cause was nlVW , j M .
because superintendent. andHoaehcrs wer..
not christians, and had not folt the grace
of Uud hi their hearts, nnd.theroforu woro
not inovid iii tho great work by lovo and
love nlono for the cnuso of Chriit.
"(iiHlMi oiirtandiiy fjelioxh" m ,
was nuxtsilng. ' . . " .
. 'Itcv K. V!,l'Mi bfCdtlfciidiiWresiimea''
Ihe dlscussiuiYjitnd claimed-that much dc-
ponded upon thob'rganlzatton, 1ml that
Kthiceiigiigyilshpuljlv0''1 loVt' lor tlio
,l uthcr t Lstowurt, of Carbondale,
. J Ah i. i- . .1 ill.. -I.i in'
thbilgit:tliivCelillUldn;ihoulil be taught tui
oijjjocUhu chjjrvUf (lodraiid tlio tulhe
iiiijghmcielii.'tf 'iftbc foundation lifua.t bo ',
li-rfiWrftvo oF-'fJod mrtfVir tlio'ca'uso
must control, C
Itov. 0. C. Hart, of Sliawncetown,
thi5o ghf that tho-SwiirkVot'ttlie family had
, iiiucli Wilu with tliusueccst cf our ich
.TbWfJabhalliclib'Ef: Wrtc '.should I
lould be uono in ma
tf'abbath school, jttd parents should bo
matlo to feel that thoir children are sinners
and jiiecjlltho IinlucuqouC.thc Sabbath
loliWin urder (oilfrlrlg-'tnemMo dhrfst
nnd obuy thc.prpoojit jluf 'liU.ehur'cli; J i ' ' i
Rev. 0. W. Westman, of OoIkIoii,
antewl-witli-brollicr Hart"thnt atieeeM-
depends greatly upon the interest taken
by parents, ti
Mr. Phillips next sung
"oh, lr iny hoinVirWtiirtipon' ft' reek i" J
in a v'ory irf)prclvc uianlier lie niijlleiiee
joiiilng ih'th'o ehorui.', .' f''l'j
' Profi ,T. R; Jollnsonrof-Villa-Jtldgc, con
sidered ome of tho difficulties in tlio way
Ho said that vc had many mlnistors who
did not work for the catisa throttgh love'
and that many of those whosecm to labor
for the cause, havo nqVtlioWo of God In
their hearts. Wo-havt those engaged1 in
the ciiue who aro bad men. Such must
bo forced to leave tho work.
Rov. Mr. Morgan, delegate to the con-'
vention from Ihe'itttto at -ItfrRc.suId that
srulnitl;innnyrwhc would'BHdjj' tiiKaijtf'in
the work ir asketl to tin so. Xlio succcMjyi
our schools also depend upon tho' inantmr
in which they are conducted.
'I tins a w.tnil'filnp shecii, '
lillilinl jut e the folil,
was sung by jlio1audeco,Hletl.Jy; Mr.
Phillip. c 'i j ,j npl
Mr. M. Hunter,, r Bhf tvacwtownj said
that we nccdod'niuieieJheKjJjjJ jfas not
difficult to obttiln them If trie proper cf
forts wero put forth. It Is not necessary
that A man must bo u philosopher to be n
good teacher. The story of the Oro 'is
easily understood. We mint convert men
down Into their pickets; wo need means
to carry on tho work. No onu need Jutve
fears but that the investment will pay.
Kcr. Mr. Myers, 'of 'IW QuolnTinfd that
we had many workers in the Sabbath
school cniivi who labored when they had
nothing oh) to do. Uo iravc mi account of
a boy who said, when approached upon tluj
subject of religion, "If thero Is no kind of
'religion 'but that which; my fatlTerhas, I
want none of it. Ho poko the re
sponsibility resting upon parent?, with
ludgo Turner, of Sliawncetown, spoke
with effect ipon tho labors which idiotiM
bo performed in tho family circle. '
Tlio discussion hero closed;
Tho beautiful nnd hallowed song,- en
titled: ,"Hnfe within the tide"
was next sung by tho audience, led by
After prayer by, Mr. iC. U.. Hurt,- the
question of County organization was
Mr. E.P. Porter, of Chicago, SlatLtieal
Secretary of thu Illinois Stato .Sabbath
School Association, spoko with effect in
favor of perfect county orgaui.atloii. A
great deal depends upon such organization.
Couutv oriraiilzatlons should nurfot t lire-
clnct liiul townsliip' oi-a'nl.ntions and re
quire of tliein roports punctual reports of
tho flaiullng add progrct. of chools. The
Secretary of thu county itseciatlonhould
know tho locality of every local school,
nnd ecu that their wants ur'o supplied
promptly. County Sunday School lin-tU
ttitvs should to hold for thu purpose of did
cussing thoroughly the theory of Impart
ing tho truth of tho llible.
Prof. R.'O. Roots; of Tamaroa 'tore U
tlmony td tho clllclenc.y of county organ
l7.atIon In iho Mthb.ith aclniol work. Such
orgiiiilzatlons had donomiicli for thucausu
In Perry county, flod has said, "as'li nnd I
will give.'' If wo who pretend to bo labor
ing for tho cause, labor with lovo for
Jhrit and thu interests (if the children,
Ood will honor the work nnd bios-It,
' The Ming entitled:
"IHtiliiijj fr the f.nrd"
jviik sjUiig, the olo by Miss I.i.ilu Loyo
of Sliawncetown, ami choriu by Mr. Phil
iii and the midiouco. I'athor Stewart,
of Carbondale, coillixelled orguiiir.atioii, It
Wjt iiocei.ary lo juiccus in nny cause.
Mr. II. U. Itohwoll, of Whltu couutv,
gave mi account of tho succps-fiil worklngh
ol the caun in Ins cnuiity.
Prof. W..I. Sklen, of Pulaski, said that
every teacher in the Sabbat h School should
know what to teach. Ho expressed him
sulf igrailfliHl Stlth tlio progress of the
Sunday School work in Southern Illinois.
itfv.'F.'li. Thompson; of Sliawneetown,
coiitraited ,tlm' condition of the Sunduy
School cause at present with tlio past. Hu
regardetl comity con vcntlons'ns lu'illsicnsa
bio to a jierfect organization. Such or
gtinlatMus do ripi only' bring 'new men
and women Into tho (leld but they infuxo
life Into old work'ei's.
Mr. E..I. A yen), of Villa Ridge, and of
Cairo, spoko of tho progress bf'tbo'work (u
1'uluskl county. He believed that this con
vention would bo prodttetlvoof great good.
ii.i. i . . . i. & . i... .1.1.1 .i-t ir
Ull 1.1 Hill U1II IIVIII I'U irilllU.V'l I
Knr. lihnld I lh. ltrlil..irriini.i inmt-lll 1
Ictriat yoitrlitart la trouliltd rh
wa .sung Uiy the audlunce, led vbv Mr
Phillip. ... .
Huv. W.H.-S?rttt,Vof Metropolis, hpoku
very forcibly In favor of county organi
sation, 'lie gave art account ot tho school
work in Massac county. He pledced to
tho friends of tho cause that the good work
would 'go -on In his county, until men,
women and children would be called to tho
fold of God. ' ' '
Tlio 'Committed on Uusiness next re
ported asvfullows :
Evening meetings for street preaching,
tit corcer,of Eighth street and Commercial
avenue, to bo conducted by .1. 15. Turner
of Sliawncetown. 1
A meeting fortho colored people, Comer
Fourteenth and Walnut streets, 1W by
4'rof. J. R, Johnson.
, 'Jfetuatingof tho Association at 8 o'clock,,
.pist, it1 tho market hou)e. Subject for dlj-,
'irSS'A .V.1I .AMm- lL aloiM.tuttlill
f ;.Mvnwiiii,'miii wrviii...
ofparentsln the Sabbath school work ?"
Pitser by Mr. .Newblgea, df;Annjt.
A'dateh front, Mr. sleynblds uxpress-"
lng regret that urgont business would pre
vent his uttendenco, was read by the
The Huv. Mr. Scott proupunel'tlie ben-v?iITt-(nl
Jinentrit) oonJentioi ladjobmed
f In i
L, Tliu Association was call U to or-
Jocloesrf.plini-MtvlMr. Fish of Carben-
dale InthalcnlrJ f.Tholrst half hyix was
glve:i to devotional "exercises after hlch
thujiajlowetlaong: " i
"AiiaUe, my soul, in Joifid lay, , '
Aiitl'nlliK thnurral llnilpvinrr'apral-.'
wysung Dy tljo auuienco lea Dy .tir.
ReVj Mr. Haunt, of Carbondale was, on
motion roTiMcd' froin acting with the
llusliujt s 'uiitsul UswaneTBe v. X Colu, of
rfutJiUsf, iiis,iftea.r llev. Mr. Mlse, of
l'liiok'aoVvill,Jwiir added to tho list of
(co President.; j y ) ' j.
"Tlio following question was next dls-j(uWfl'lLo4r-ci
Sabbath schooUb or
'fiuiieil vnlif Vslstaincdt in ovety.school
Mr. II. Van'Hnren, of Chicago, claimed
t Hit onu of tho elemonts of success con
i ooted .with, our Sunday schools was, that
tlieir.valuuttut b-stad'evrdent to the
0(ple. To miUu thu Sunday school work
a success thtTiiSopIo rnust.bo educated to
tlii point, -Sunday schools,' In order U be
a slit cc-s must bo precccded and followed
1y thu preaching of' tho gospel. Tlioso
who' Lc.lliv,'jri,Uic imiuorlality of the soul
cannot thPw jtjiontllic Sunday School and
when tho'y f'eel tlsiaf the eaue will 'pros
Judge J. It. Turner, of ShuwUeetown,
was of .tliu 'opinion tliitt Sabbath Schools
should-bu under thu, guidance (if posslblo)
of mini! church. He dH not believe that
the prcelilct conventions should bu hld en
'till' Sabbllirday, 'for tho reason that they
interfered, with the regular Sunday
Mr. K. Heed, of Sliawncetown, was
called upon Ui slate how Satibath Sehoils
should be organised He replied by say.
lni that thu ptsipbt of each locality should
organize and nitpport their nchools. They
should bo iiimlo to iimlertand this. Do this,
nilil the school yould prosjier and elevate
the section where located, and bcconui n
blessing to the community.
" Hlninl up fur Ji'n. Chrnllim, Ual I
Kirma- a rov It on ouwr Mr and,"
was noxt sung by tlio audience, led by Mr,
' Qualillcatlou and Duties of Superin
icudents," was the next question for dis
Mr.S. M. Ingllsh, of (Irecnville, present
ed uianv of thu essential qualities of
good superintendent. Tho superintendent
should be n fire man; ho should manifest
his I liter oil in the cause. Convinco the
children" that he loved them, aud felt n
deep Interest in their can. o. The Sabbath
Suhoo)' superintendent should bu a chris
tinn, not only In' the school room and in
W.. i.m.s". " ......'l......
prexeuvu ui uiiiiuivh, nub vii'iniivm.
The superiutendeni should be punctual at
hU post of duty, and also educated in the
word of (iod.
Prof. II. Vt. Hoots, of Tamaroa, said he
once. knew a school that could not get
Superintendent; but finally a very Illiter
ate man rtartcd a scnooj anil It prospered
While he was ignorutithlmsolf ho got edu
cated mull to lecturu to the children
Itov. C. 0. llart, of Sliawneetown
thought that God hud not been sparing in
bestowing proper qualifications for the su
ponntondwit's position. You cannot go
into any community unless you can nnd
mis competent for tho office. Hence, do
not iko a man whoseeks tho position, but
look for one who has tlio heart, but who is
not ovcr-nnxlous to show off what ho may
&frU. P., Porter, Chicago, said that ho
hoped that the women would tako hold of
this matter. Womon can make good su
porintondents. In many places women
aro doing this work, and successfully
Prof. Philip Phillips said that the most
successful Sunday School teacher living
wns.it lady. Sho livod in London.
Rev. C. B. Church, of Murphysboro, or.
csul.ed u school many years ago in Jack.
son county, with not a single "member of
tho church, yet it, prospered, and is pros
Mr. Fi H.-Jtevell, of Chicago, protested
against Infidels and .unconverted persons
having anything to do with tho teaching
Mr. Phillips sung tho song entitled;
' 8i!tser site ilei of kinilnMs,"
Twenty minutes were devoted to discus,
sion of the qualifications and duties cf
tesejie m, ,
' Rev. 0? C.1 Hart, of Sliawncetown,
claimed that the first requisite wa love
of God in the heart. No man can preach
tliu word of God unless ho J a Christian,
uu uu onu can it uiiicbb vaueu 10 1110
work, and God will call nono unless His
love Is shed abroad in tho heart. God calls
no one to feod his lambs unloss they lovo
the Master. The tcachor should begin 1
early to study tlm lesson, and should ask
Who help of Ood to understand it. Tho
impoi'taucu of tho work demaiida time for
iUcoiilderiitlon. Let no mini, or womiiui
attempt to teach thu word of (iod unless
they have been Informed of their eompe- .
tency by the Groat Teacher. t
llev. I)) W. Plait, of Hrighton, did not
like to see a Sunday School teacher with a
cigar in Ills mouth. Wo must havo pure .
Rev, J. olu, of lju. Quoin, , protested
against men not tailed by, tied, becoming
to'iichors! 1 Thu 'teacher must be taught.
A man must bu taught of God befori he
can teach God to others. How can any
man teach thu love of God toothers, when
he know nothing uf this Kjvu In his own
heart. The remarks of Mr. Colo created n
Hir in the convention, and doubtlemsiiy,
heretofore teachers, were warned of their
unfitness for the positions thoy have held.
In reply to Mr. Cole, Mr. Church claimed
that unconverted persons had butter sing
the praise of God than go hunting on tho
Mr. Marshall, of Mound City, claimed
that every man who attempted to tench
Christ must know something of him
Every successful teacher must bo called of
God to the work.
After a recess of ten minutes thu Child- j
rcn's Mass Meeting wa opened at I o'clock
by singing j
" Ji'inl-I'ivrt tit o l thi I Ili0,
Tor thfltllilo tell lneo,"
Prof, ltoots offered prayer for God's
bVsing upon the labors of tho Convention
at tho children's msctlng. Mr. Morgan,
delegate for the State at large to tho c6n-
veiitloiii addressed tho children in n very
Impressive and earnest manner. Tho re-
marks of Mr. Morgan wore, followed by n
very appropriate song by Mr. PhillipM'ii-
Thu LllU t'lUrun."
Mr. Phillips, of Mound City, followed
In a brief address upon the duties of chil
dren to seek Christ and His righttoustie,
early and earnestly. A song entitled:
"OUmhiiiK upZlon's hill,"
was sung by Mr. Phillips, the audlenco
joining In the chorus.!
Other addresses followed, when the c.
sion adjourned to 8 o'clock, p.m.
Street preaching began at 7 o'clock,
conducted by Judge J. II. Turner, of Shaw
ncetown, Prof. J. R. Johnson, of Villa
Hldge, nnd others.
The regular meeting of thu A'ociatioti
began at tho market houso at 8 o'clock,
Thu immonso hall was crowded to It ut
most capacity, from 1800 to UX) being
present. The exercises began by singing:
My days are swiftly tlidins: by.
And I a pilgrim stranasr,"
bv the audience, led by Mr. Phillips.
llev. D.W. Pratt -addressed tho throne
jf Grace, Imploring the blessings of God
upon thu futuro labors of the associations.
Rev. D. AV. Giilham, of Centrallu, next
read tho 15th chapter of St. John,
'All till the power of Jtttu' nunio '
Let anjjrli prostrate ftll."
was ung by the audience.
Prayer, by Father Peck.
"Shall wr Eathrrutttiii rier"
was sung by'tho audience.
Rev. Mr. Cook, cf Dongola, made a
few brief but appropriate remarks, follow-
Ing with prayer.
Dr. Whitney male it few remarks re
ferring to the great and good work being
done in tho Interest of Subbuth schools.
Tho following question was next discuss
ed: How shall wo secure tho cc-opcrstiin
of paronts in thu Sabbath School cause ?"
Huv. Jesse Hrownlco opened the discus
sion. IIo said that parents were too Mill
ing to place tho responsibilities rejling
upon them on tonchors. It is tho duly of
pastors to go and sou thu people, and im
press religious instruction upon them. It
is not only tho duty of the pastor to visit
children and parents often, but Sunday
School teacher should do tho same. Tin
teacher should not be a stranger to these
entrusted to hl or hur caru. If tho ser
vants of God would go to parents and frit
plaro their assistance, it would bu gives.
Music by Mr. Phillips.
Rov. J. Colo considered It to be thortuty
of thu teaohor to imiki! the school os'trttJ
tlvo. This would nccuro attendance.
Teach the child the lovo of Jesus, md his'
Interest in the Sabbath School wJI grow
stronger. Teach them tho loveof God
and the child will lovo In return.' If wo
will tench tho child in this way, Do parents
will not witness tha change wi.1i Indiffer
ence. After singing by tho audiincc, led bv
Mr. Phillips, Mr. E. P. Portsr, of Chicago,
said that wo might reach Do parent by
monthly public uvorcUos. AVo must labor
rttoro earnestly for tho cause. Those who
attend tho Sabbath School should invito
others to come. Tliu ci.iJdren may induco
paronts to come. ThoN are thousand of
moans for securing attsndanco.
Prof. II, G. Hoots cdtlorsed all that had
been said and moro too.
A song was noxtung by Mr. Phillips
assisted by Miss L'azlo Lowe, of Sliawnce
Rev. Mr. Thompson, of Sliawneetown,
referred to th absence of Messrs. Moudy
and Hoynolds. While ho rogrotted as
much as anyone their absenco ho felt it n
pleasuro to say that Christ, tho Groat
Master of our causo is present and will
honor our work. Thorovcrned gentleman
closed tfitb a touching nppoal to sinners
to seek safoty eternal safoty from the
cortain doom of tlioso in rebellion against
Tho chairman complimented tho audi
ence upon tho good order maintained du
ring tho p rot rue tod session, nnd asked all
to unite with brother Phillips In singing
After benediction, by Rov. Mr. Colo, the
convention adjourned until 9 o'clock,
Tlm Association met Rt !l o'clock n.ni.
Rev. H. Cook addre'sed the Throne of I
Grace, imploring the blessings of Heaven
upon the object of tho meeting '
whs sung by the audience.
Kv. Mr. (!iiiil iuMr.ii..l dm t'lmiiiiitiiiii I
upon tHo necessity for a Change oflieart in
order to ffeetital"ly labor for Hie Sunday
Prayirby lPV, sir. Morgan.
Mr. Phillips, next led' (he ilinlieiiee in
"liiiiy fpitlt raitiirui aui.io.
hver neiir the uhriitluti ,i,.,i'
Hev. C. II. Foote, of t)alro, addreed
tho Convention upon thu quvstion of
"uniform lessons.'' Ho cMiuCj that in
unliy there Is strength, aud tlmt mi school
could prt'sjier if teachers were permitted
to tenrh different lesson.
Mr. E. P. Porter favored unlrorm les
sons. Uniform leton have it tuudtmcy to
cause teachers to study and bo prepared to
Inslruct those eiitrtittd to their cure.
Prof. Roots said that he wn nut ortho
dox on this question. Hu did not think
thut lessons should bu uniform. He be
lieved Icsons In Sunday Schools should be
grsded tho same in grade Icifons In our
public -cbool. You cannot teaeh the duep
lessons of the Rlble to children. They can
not understand tlicin. Von must lulup'.
lessons to the capacity of classe..
Itev. Mr. Hart, disagreed from Mr.
Root", and considered tlu- truth of the
llible not difficult.' ThcUiuh of Prof.
Roots on this question was hot 'answered,
nnd, in the opinion of ml.fiy, unnnsweritblu.
'I kt.oH thst my rsitiit-r lltelh '
was sung by Mr. Phillips, tnlted by thu
Itv. Mr. Ilutler, Grand Tower, said that
us a general thing unlltrm lessom rliould
lu tho guntral rule. Yet tlieM ilumld, and
mut, be a departuro from the rul" In sviin)
Prof. Johr.son related his experlemr in
the matter, and favored .uniform liiscn.
II r cunsiderrd the arrangement uf the
lenuu Hi Tilt Tjui;IIk. calculated to as
sist the children in iindcfstanding thn
Mr. Major. Carbotidaltf, favored ttli.ft riu
Huv. Mr, Whitaker, New Haven, urged
some strong objection to uniform It -sons,
Hev Mr. Scott, Metropolis, 'was culled
upon. Hu favorud concentration of action
in the Sanday jchool. Uniform lessons
had this tendencv. Uniform lesions will
work a great reformation causing pan til
and others to study the Ictsons with their i
Rov. Mr. Cook regretted thst somu of
tha brethren found objection to thu uni
form system. The rtiblo l not da-ili' 1
like our school books. Th trncher fhnitM '
makii tliu lfrson simple. I
Prof Roots asked llm l.ut ipeuker. if he 1
claimed that tho lessons given-cnuld le
understood by children.
Mr. Cook replied yes, but the teucher
Father Peck, Hev. Mr. Potter and Van
lluren favored thu uniform system.
'At tho close of this illtciilon,
"'Ml m tlif tIJ, old lnry nf iliiren llilmii
by Mr. J'iiilllps was sung, .the audience
Joining in thu chorus.
The following question w.is then dl-
cussed. 'How shall wc secure the attend
ance of children on public worship ' 1
(To bo continued to. morrow.)
Tub Halt, oh Monday Nitnir. Tlio
ball in thu market house, on Monday night,
promise to buono of thu largest ever held
In the city. Thu building will be brilliantly
lighted with gas, the bust music and
promiter to bo bad in tho city will be on
hum!, and every other arrangement for the
enjoyment uiidratlOcution of thuso In at
tendance, will bo duly looked to. The ob
ject of this ball, as announced by us yrs
torday, I to replenish tho treasury of tho
Cuiro Orphan Asylum nt this time in
rathur it depleted i ondition. The lady
manager Jif thu asylum will servo lee
cream, cake and lumonado to the crowd,
and thus, to sumo extent, at least, contrib
ute to tho success of the end mined at.
Tickets can bo procured at Rockwell and
Hannon bookstore, at the St. Charles
Hotel, or from lady mriits who v, ill nn
voss tho citv.
0 III (TO Ntl.ES. llAI.iailll KlIIKCO
Tho sales nf tobscco tolay wero not
largo; hut everybody will agree that tho
prices obtained wero all that could bo
reasonably expected. Tho Ilallard ware
house, ('. C. Davidson, proprietor, sold S
hogsheads as follows ,
1 hlids. at ,
5 r.ofjc ! iii
3 " " tl COi
OCO 8 4,'.
m b ofi(ji;rj in
Thero woro several planters present, who
expressed themselves well satUfled with
tho prices that rulo In tho Ilallard ware
house, predicting that they would do a
great deal toward the building up of Cairo
as a successful tobacco market.
TOIIAITO KAI.KS-ri-AMTEUK' WAIIKIIOl'SK.
The sales at tho Planters' warehouse to
day woro light, but of an omineiitlysallsfau
tory character. Five hhds were sold, via:
1 bud at , SO 10
1 hhd ut & 05
1 hhd at 7 20
1 hhd at 7 25
1 hhd at 8 00
Parties Interested in tho tobacco market
will understand tho character of tho offer
ings by tho prices obtained. To such per
sons it is nocdlcss to say that tho abovo are
good prices. Everybody proscnt regard
ed them so, nnd as an ovidonco that they
really xetrc so wo will remark that tbcra
tvere no rejection? no thought of any.
Tim weather continues clenr and tlm
,l,i va ie.,1-1,1 Tl. ...1.....1... . .,.
v . uui iiiuiiii-u-r riM'ft ill ro
(l,.gr.;e!. during the wan. est portion of tlm
day. ThuiilgliW uru very beautiful mi l
phi,aiit,,uiid aro hugiilxiijoyed by lotow
--moonlight hours wero madu fur love
'n,nrlvnr '"" rl't'11 ven inches m.e
1,1,1 rt'P"rl' .
'I he H vit hits risen seven Inches siticu
The Miisipil continue rNIng about
half nu inch pur day at St. I.otils, and llvu
nnd a half feet water Is now reported at
l.ibeity aui) other, bars above Cairo. The
Hubieoii icpoiUunly seven feet at Island
III, whore the l.ee wa so long aground,
but ray the channel hud began to cut out
rapidly, aud thorn would certainly be ten
feet water by to-day.
IliiJlneM hero continues good.
At n meeting of tliu coal exchange of
Pillabtirif, on Tuesday last, it resolution
was adopted to notllly tho tho authorities
of Cincinnati, ami all oilier parties who aro
engaged In building bridges or other ob
structions to the free navigation of the
Ohlo'rlver to proceed no further in such
wrongdoing, und if they continue after
"ueh notice, un Injunction Is to be applied
for to stop them by law. This is a step in
tliu right direction. Steamboats have
more right to the river than railroads, and
It I a crying shamu that thu latter have
so long been nllowed to obstruct tho river
jriiinmerye of thu great West whic h ts
tunny huiidrcd limes gitrttue tlntn ti nt f
Wc (iiumilhoiiU'I toiinoi.iiii.il! Hut Mr. A. II
IttVIN ican.lilti' f-r llm olllc of ffhtritt '4
Ati-siindrr rouiily, a llh' i nn'iiiif NoTciutM rrlw:
I . hi. rii'jn't lo the ile. iiicnoi iho iKmtyrutir
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ln-il psilli'S, I ttIljr iiunil.irn tu)lf IV
Hlol'US t'A.N'lilDAT K fur . 4I, rill ol Ahxandir
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