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EDUCATOR I'uWislied every Saturday, in the. Me- Intvrc Building, Person Street, FAYETTEVILLE. N. C. HATES t>F SL'IISCRIfitION: ,ie Tear, In advance, - - |2,00 ox Months, in advance, - w • . 1.00 i ’irec Krinths, in advance, ' - - BO SATURDAY, SEPTEMBER, 26 1874, C ». WADDELL, Publisher. POETBt. Forgive und Fofrget. BV M. F. TUITEE. Vhen streams of Unkindness as bitter as K*ll. - -■ Bubble up from the beart to the tongue md meeki'ess is writhing in torment and thrall, y the hands of Ingratitude wrung— be heat of injustice, unwept-rind un * fair, Vhile the anguish is festering yet, ;e. none but an angel of Pod can dc ■‘■ars, . P * "tST;! ’ •I now can for gLvj? ~ld forget." flit, if the bad splt-fr,q chased from the heart, And the lips are in penitence steep’d, r'iili the w rong so repented the wratli will depart, Vhongh scorn on inj usticc were heap'd; •r tiie best compensation is paid for - .all ill, When ibe cheek with contrition is wet, nd every one feels it is ]iossible still At once to forgive and forget. e forget? It is hard for a man with a mind, However ills heart may forgive, o Wot out all insults and evils behind, Aml hut for the future to live: hen how shall it be? for at every turn 1 Keeollection the spirit will fret, < nd the ashes .of injury smoider and , burn, Though we strive to forgive and forget 1 li, hearken! my tongue shall be riddle 1 unseal, Ami niiml shall be partner wilh heart, rbile thee to thysell 1 bid souscicnce 1 reveal, , And show thee how evil thou art: , e member thy follies, thy sins, and— J thy crimes llow vast is thy infinite debt! et Mercy hath seven by seventy times Been swift to forgive and forget! rood not on insults or injuries old, For thou art injurious too— mint not their sum till the total is told, For thou art unkind and untrue: ail if all thy harms are forgotten, for- t given, Sow uiercy with justice is met; h. , would not gladly take lessons I of heaven. >or learn to forgive and forget? e*. ye*; V*t a man when i.i» enemy weeps, I Be iptiek to receive him a friend; or finis on his head in kindness he heaps Ho; coals—to refine and amend; nd hearts that are Christian more ea gerly yearn. As a nurse on her innocent pet, ( ror lips Unit, once bitter, to penitence turn, And whisper. Forgive and forget. A cane in point. I shall never forget the manner in kich a thirsty individual once beg ed of me upon Chaplain Common, s -aw him with a very large truck, 11 which he was carrying an extrem n j small parcel, and I wondered 'hy he had not put the parcel into a pocket and left the machine at jme. I said, “It looks odd to see large a truck for such a small load. 1 1 stopped, and looking me serious rin the face, he said: “Yes, sir, it is very odd thing, but do you know have met with an odder thing than' hit this very day. I’ve been about forking and sweating, all this ’ere Vsed day, and till now I haven’t «t a single gentleman that looked lif he’d give me a pint of beer till >w you." I considered that turn te cmversation very neatly man gwl, and we, with a far better sub let upon onr minds, ought to be e jually able to introduce the topic iport which our heart is set. There ta- an ease in the man’s manners (Licit I envied him, for I did not ■j) it quite so simple a matter to educe my own topic to his notice; H if 1 had been thinking as much ■, ut how I could do hint good as n<l upon now Ut obtain :• drink, WXI sure I should nave succeeded W/reaching my point It by any ■/,.ai> we may save some, we must ike our Lord, talk at table to good .urpose —yes, and on the margin of :hc well, and by the road, and on ibe sea-shore, and in the house, and n the field. To be a holy talker for Jesus might be almost as fruitful an lice as to be a iaitbful preacher, on at excellence iu both exercises, 1 if the Holy Spirit’s aid ’•( tailed i you will attain your desire. fyttryton. *-iih«cril>c to Tint E Pic A ToK at ami keep up with the time* a? -Aik * — The Educator YOU. 1. FAYETTEVILLE, N. ,U, SEPT. 26, 1874. NO, 1. TO WHOM IT MAY CONCERN. Bo it known that the General Con ference of the A. M. E. Zion Con nection, at its session in Charlotte, N. C., June, 1872, took into consid eration the propriety of establish ing schools for the education of ou? people in tne South, and selected for said purpose Fayetteville, N. C., as a proper place to locate a coledge for said purpose. The conference also elected the following person, as a Board of MaStigeri? to -rnrry out the-object contemplated by said conference: Bishop J. D. Brooks President. 3. P. Ilamer, Vice Pres't. Bishop S. I>. Talbert, Treasurer Dr. J. A- Thompson. Jacob Thomas. George Bosley. P. A. Lee, forces. Sec'y. J. A. Jones, Pec. Sec'y Wo therefore appeal to a gener ous Christain public to aid us in this praiseworthy object, in edu cating and christianizing our poor downtrodden and oppressed race, and also to send out missionaries to teach and preach the Gospel of Christ. The bearer, the Rev. George Bos ley, is hereby duly authorized a3 an agent to collect funds lor ■ said ob ject. Signed in behalf of the Board. Bishop J. D. Brooks, Pres't. JaM'.s'A. Jones, Sec'y. Do your own work. Paron.ts, remember you can not throw off your own responsibilities upon the Sunday-school teachers. Tt is yonr child, not theirs. God gave ft to you, and says to you, as Pharaoh's -Laughter raid to ilosod' mother, "Take this child and nurse it for me,’’ and he will demand of you an account of your stewardship. If you feel yourself incompetent to teach your child, or, for other rea sons, think it best to send it to school, that is all very well; but you must not think your responsibility ends when you have sent it, neatly dressed, to school. You must take an interest in its studies and behavi or, must see that it learns the lessions given out, mußt find out if it be quiet and attentive while there, and, in short, must do all in your power to aid the school teacher, and let (your child see you appreciate the help that is thus given you in its religi ous training. Above all, you should endeavor bf your own example to show yonr child how to practice the lessions it is taught. It will not ben efit it much to know all the com madments, if they are at home con* stantly broken; the Croed, if you disbelieve it; prayer, if you never pray. And you are very much mis taken if you think one hour’s instruc tion on the Lord’s day at Sunday school will make a child religious, when it finds seven day’s irreligion at home. No; if yon believe in Sun day-schools; add send ydur children there, help them by showing at home an interest in the lessons and behAri vior oi those children; and remenP her the old proverb, “Example is worth tnoretlian precept”’ It is Greek Tradition that when Adam was dying, he sent his son to the Garden of Eden to request, that the angel who kept Ibe way thereto would send him gome ot the fruit of the Tree of Life, t hat he might lane and live. The angel denied the request, but gave to the son of Ad am three seeds. “Place thein,’’ said he “in thy father's mouth; and when tin y shall have grown into trees he shall be freed from his sickness." The son returned, and found that Adam had already expired. Tak ing the thrCe grains, he placed them iu bis fathers mouth, and buried hint tbits. From these giatun, in process ot time, sprang three trees, ol which ! i]ji* vvf.'Otl ij! tin- Ci’fip wa? tun up. |jfc The Careless fchristtlin. Thb varieties of religion once ac cepted, nothing is so consistent as the most intence revival efforts. A siDgle instance oi apparent listleness may cause a soul to be seized with an unfavorable prejudice, never to he overcome. When Dr. Wm. E- Channing was in his childhood, an in cident occurred which may possibly explain why his remarkable talents were given to the TTnitariamsin ra. ther than the old gospel With its rr. vival fervor. In his boyhood, his fa ther, who was a member of the orth odox church,“the>■t**jcar a cel ebrated preacher in the neighbor-" hood. The things of the unseen world were set forth with deeply solemn effect. Man’s lost condition without Christ, was represented in colors so vivid and startling as to produce a powerful impression upon the mind of the youthful Ohanning. And then when the preacher unfold ed the salvation of the gospel and offered it freely to the people as God’s gracious gift to those who seek for it, in his simplicity he thought that every one would seek it -withuot delay, The service was concluded, and, with intense ieeling, he watched to see what, the people would do. Ilis fariter pronounced the sermon “sound doctrine,’’ but ‘ ' | said nothing to the boy or auv one else about seeking the Lord. They , got into the carriage and rode home the boy absorbed in awfat thoughts. The father, making, no farther aliu- ' sion to the sermon, presently began I to whistle: and od reaching home took off his boots, put his feet tow ard the fire-place' and began to read the newspaper, leaving his boy, with out a timely Word of Ghrirtain ooun- J sel, to struggle with the great . thoughts which oppressed his young heart. But even childhood draws its con- ‘ elusions; aud young Channing asked j within himself the question, Can what I have heard be true? And 1 too quickly he reached the conola- ' sion—No I The people did not be- 4 lieve it, or they would have aoegfct 1 it at once; hie father did not believe ' it or he would have evinced • deep er solicitude. And- ever afterward young Channing evinced a prejudice ! against the sflemn and starting re vival efforts of the evangelical church May not a lack of earnestness on the part of Chrisls friends sometimes produce more skepticism thau the shallow logic of avowed infidelity- Ex. .. i— —... i i Cause of Hleeplessneaa. Dr. Ducjtworth, in the British ■ Medical Journal, calls attention to , i some cansei of insomnia which he , thinks are tardiy sufficiently recog- , nized or adtquately met by the re . sources of practical raedicino. Re cent reseaiehes have clearly shown , that the bain is comparatively an temic dtring sleep, and that the . blood tbw removed from the head i is more feely supplied to the visce i ra and integuments. The most con . Utantcaise and oCrtainly the most I freqnenp accompaniment of sleep , lc«nncs«i* an opposite condition, or one oftmlve and increased cerebral circulriion. A species of nocturnal I dyspepsia, mild in its character and > prodding no actual suffering, may t somefmes give rise to persistent in > somapia. There *may be no symp | tomslmyond dryness of the mouth II biirdm' of the soles of the feet, atul ■ I huafaiid throbbing in the head, and ■' thole arc probable due to a too acid i i coalition of the contents of thestom -1 acl, aul upper part of the 3nmll in > teiiues, caused generally by excess in fatty and highly-seasoned food, 1 i iu lruit, and in various wines. ■ ■ Sl.oplessness may lie duo to bodily i[.-sd mental over exhaustion, which > j r>-tilts in an increased flow of blood < | j the brain, consequent upon vaso t! uotor paralysis Again, it may be /ho resulj, of a were habit at iu those cases where there has been & long course of broken rest; it may be caused by persistent ordors, by cer tain affiuvia, by the absence of moist ure in the air of a sleeping apart ment, or by any impropor elevation or depression of the land. The treat ment in mbst of these eases should c? course be directed to the removal of cause; bfif, when it is found necessa ry to give drtigs bromide of potassi um .'ud chloral hydrate are probably the best, both having “eCT. shown to diminish the amount of blood circu lating through the brain. Ssliiilti.-G,;. How did the people got into the habit of shaking hands ? The an swer is not far to seek, in early and barbarous times, when every savage was his own lawgiver, soldier and policeman, and had to watch over his own safety in default of all J other protection, two friends and acquaintances, or two strangers and | ‘ acquaintances when they chan-od to 1 meet offered cucli to the other t ii;ht 1 hand—the hand alike of offence and ' defence—the hand that wields the sword and dagger, the club, the tom- jj ahawk, or other weopons of war. '' Each did this to show t.li lt the hand ' was empty, and that neither war nor treachery was intended. \ matt 11 cannot weil stab another while he ; is in the act of shaking hands with ; him, unless he is a double-dyed trail- t or and vilain, and strives to aim a t cowardly blow with the let* while giving-the right hand and pretend- i ing to he ou good terms with hit, l victim. t The custoni of hand shaking pro- t tads more or less among ail civilized f nat’oas,J&dls tire Usee avowal oi friendship and good will—-just ts a i kiss is of a wanner passion. Ladies, t as every otto must have remarked, I seldom or never shake hands with ; tho cordiality of gentlemen, tin- 1 less it be with each other. The rea- t son is obvious: it is for them to re- ; ceive homage—not to give it. They f cannot be expeoted to Show te per- i sons of ths other mix a warmth of i greeting #tich might he mminteV- < preted, unless such persons are «ioa?- ■ ly related So them by fttsily or Ilf- 1 lection; in which cate hand shaking is not needed, and the lips do more ( agreeable duty. Mow to Frey i The Evangelist publishes an arti- ] cle, found among the unpublished | papers of the late Dr. A. Alexander, on “Circumlocution iii prayer,’* which closes with the following men who are forming their habits” in re spect to prayer. They are equally 1 applicable to all who pray IU public; \ and especially to those who pray in the Sunday-School: 1. Let yonr prayers be compos ed of thanksgiving, praise, confession and petition, without any- argument or exhortation addressed to those who are supposed to be praying with you. 2. Adopt no fixed forms of ex pression, except such as you obtain from Scripture. 8. Express your desires in the briefest, simplest form, without cir cumlocution. Avoid the use of compound term:, in place of the imperative mood. 5. Hallow God's name by avoid-; ing its unnecessary repetition. 0, Adopt the simple devotion'' phrases of Scripture; but avoid the i free use of its figures, aud all quaint ] and doubtful application of its 'ortni. j to foreign subjects, 7. Bray to Ood, and not to mar. 1 A whits it in the Chicago .Tribune ' imagines “a gr. ttback quivering un- j der the meteoric signature of Gen. 1 Spinner.” •* 1 Apply to bruises cloths wrung j. out of hot water. This will prevent I discoloration of the skin, o, a “black | eve.' if done J A happy woman: WhAt sjthctacle ihote pleasing does the earth afford than a happy Wothan contented in her sphere, ready At all times to benefit her little world by her exertions, And transforming the briars and thorns of life into roses of Paradise by the magic of her toiich? There are those who are thus hap py because they can not help it.—no ifiisfortnnes dampen their Bvv'eet smiles, and they diflifre A cheerful glow around them; as they pursue the even t-jtior of their way. They have tK* yecret of contentmelit, whose value is above the phiioSo- : phor’s stone; for without seeking the 1 baser exchange of gold, which may buy some sorts of pleasure, they con vert, everything they touch into joy. 1 W hat (heir oondtiion is makes no difference They may be rich or i poor, high or low, admired or forsa- ] ken by the fickle world; but the spark ling fountain oi' happiness bubbles < np in their hearts, and makes them j radiantly* beautiful. Though they live in a log I'abin, they make it shine ( with a lusvre that kings and queens may covet, and they make wealth a • SfoUntain of blessings to the children of poverty. . . l Goo t> M v NWE23.—- Good manners, , arc the particular distinction of a < gentleman. They elevate him in so- s ciely, and in the estimation of all < worthy people, and create for him t that money can not buy. ; In the education of odr children i nothing is more neglected; aud to i this is, >n a large degree, attributable the growing lack of respect and rev- ; eaace among young people for their superiors. . no'tie is the first school of child- ( food Here they should be early ( taught i<> be polite and well behaved ] for the first mental impressions of a , young child can not be obliterated j bv correction or forgetfulness. Par- ( ents can not exercise too great a de- . greo of care in the examples they , set before their children, and ir. the ; manners in which they expose them to impure and contaminated infiuen caa. The formation of human char acter ia commonly the reenlt of ear- ! ly meoeittidns. . , A lady prayed for her daughter , thirty-nine years without receiving : any answer. At length she came i to die. Her death was the means i used for her daughter’s conversion. The daughter became a most emi nent Christain, much used in the i turning of sinners to Christ. One hundred American students, who were converted met together to speak of their conversion. Ninety 1 of them traced their blessings to : their mother’s prayers. At another i meeting in England, rtfisrly dne hun dred who had been blessed of Ood said they had praying parents. We trace every blessing to God’s fath omless grace. Still he is pleased to use means, and he says, “For dll these things I will be inquired of.” Christain mothers, pray on—God an swers prayer. StMPLtctTT In Language.—Do noi part with your common sense when you wr tc. You need not make an idiot of yourself because you have a pen iu yottr hand. Be simple, bo hottest, be unaffected in speaking and writing. Never use | a long vi,r.! when a short one will j | do. Gail .hings Ly their right names ; ! never smother yonr thoughts with aj j cloud of pitras"s: let a spado be ah j spade not a well known long instiu j | met t nlii.a nil ir.dusti y; let home la i i home,tun a residence; a place, not a [locality. Write much as you would; speak: speak .v much as you would j ! thin With yonr in inferior. I ,speak no • j coat ser titan usttai; with your snpc- 1 i riorr,, nt> finer Bo what yon say 1 i and wfiat you are. — ! Tit : EuiVAToft is only $2 a year 1 rittLilUlßF. 1 i EDUOATtiH. Vlgsi'; Pftbltehed every Saturday tlitififtlijf " at I*2 00 per year in advance. BATES OF ADVERTISING i V” ~ ™ One Square; one tinic; • nw “ “ one month, -a tdrt “ “ six months, - 13.0) “* “ oiie ytar, - - 23.0 i. Yearly contracts writh largeaibterfttrts'; nnule on very liberal terms. \ USetul luiomatlbh. Hois BBAi) ton should be about every man’s premises. Cloveb should be cut for hsy aft soon as the earliest blossoms begin to get brown. Lambs should be dipped hi a so lution of carbolic soap to kill ticks. Repeat 'tn two or three Weeks. A saddle put on loosely, with a slack, girth, is very irritating tfo A horse,'and Soon produces a sore back. You owe yonr obedience to Get! for your present and etemnl happi ness. If the disposition id good, the acts wilt be so too, thongh vve may not be ablo to do all we desire. There are two sources ofsslns; one from one's self, the other from . the persuasion of others. Thoumadest us, O Lord, for Thy self, aud our heart is restless until it repose in Thee. To clean a browned porcelain ke: tie, boil peeled potatoes in it. The porcelain will be rendered nearly as v. hite as when new- Pure Water.—lt is impctabio, to overrate the importance of pure water. Great carelessness has prevail ed respecting the supply, the who!c someness, and the conveyance of drinking water. With increased in telligence the people are becoming dome what aroused concerning tho matter, scientists are contributing much valuable instruction. Wn.vf A Newspaper Dobs.— - Doctor Holland says “A bright enterprising, influential paper, in any town or county, is a centralixing power for all those in terests. The press advertises |ho locality—is the exponent of its Hie and spirit—is the centre of its moral political and social influence, and does more, perhaps, titan any other agency to attract the organized in dustry of its near and remote neigh borhood.” “The town and county is knowil throughout the whole country by iW press, and that press magnifies itri importance and influence everywhere It is a centre of intelligence and it Centre of attraction, Arid doW; iu ottH sense, more than anything else tS make the town and county what it is.” The Locked-Up Pardon.—la the Isle of Man, as I xirfts ono day walking on the seashore, I remem ber contemplating with thrilling in terest an old, gray, ruined tower, covered with ivy. There was A re markable history connected with the rijirit. til that tower was formerly hanged one of the best Governor* the island ever possessed. He had been accused of treachery to tho king during the time of civil wars, and received sentence to death. In tercession was made in his behalf, and a pardon was scut bat that fell into the hands of his bitter enemy, who kept it locked Up, and the Gov ernor was hanged. IPs name is Mill honored by the many, and yotamay often hear a pathetic ballad smig to his memory, to the ransid of the spinning-wheel. We must feel horrok-strtick at <ha fearful turpitude of that man who. having the pardon for his feHow | creature in his possession, could keep | it back, and lot him die the death of I a traitor But let m restrain cm indignation till we ask oursa”■. \* whether God might riot |*oint It's finger to most bin% and say:*Thou art the man. , Thou hast a fnedon in thiue hand* to save thy fellow creat ure, not from temporal, but fin m etereril death. Thott hast a ; sr.icn suited to all, sent to all, dc*i ;na:.-l for all. Thott hast enjoyed it *hj*- , self, but bast tltod cot kept it beak, from thy brutlMfr, instead of scndtfff it to the ends bf th** earth?