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any other part of his communications to tha worM." It should be "remarked in re flation to the injunctions which follow, that he repeatedly refers to that less pure and less peaceable system of morality, 'which the law of Moses had inculcated and contradistinguishes it from his own. M Ye' hath heard that.it hath been said, ' An eye for an eye," and a tooth for a tooth, but J say unto you that ye resist not evil: bul whosoever shall smite thee on thy right cheek, turn to. him the other also." Ye hare heard that it hath been said, . Thou shalt love thy neighbor, and hate 'ihine ' enemr. but 1 tav unto vou. Love vAiir enemies: bless them that cursevou; do good to them that hate you, fuu. pray fof them which despitefully use 'you and persecute you; fir if ye love them only which lore you, what reward have ye?" m : f i: . : . .mere IS an exiraoruiuaiy vuiuuasis ju the forfxrof these prohibitions and injunc l tions. They are not given in an insulat ed manner. They inculcate the obliga- tions of -Christianity tit peculiar to itself. The previous system of retaliation is in troduced for the purpose of prohibiting it, and of distinguishing more clearly and forcibly the pacific nature of the new dis pensation. Of the precepts from the mount the most obvious characteristic is greater mor al excellence and superior purity. They are directed, not so immediately to the ex ternal regulation of the conduct, as to the restraint and purification of the affections. In another precept it is not enough that an unlawful passion be just so far restrained as to produce no open immorality the passion itself is forbiaden. The tendency of the discourse is to Attach guilt not to ac tion only, . but also to thought. It has been said. Thou shalt not kill, and who soever shall kill, shall be in danger of the judgment; but say that whosoever is an gry with his brother without a cause, shall be in danger of the judgment. Our lawgiver attaches guilt to some of the vio lent feelings, such as resentment, hatred, revenge, and by doing this, we contend that he attaches guilt to war. War can not be carried on without these passions -which he prohibits. Our argument there lore is syllogistical. War cannot be al lowed, if that which is necessary to war, is prohibited. It was sufficient for the law of Moses, that men maintained love v towards their neighbors; towards an enemy they were at liberty to indulge rancour and resent ment But Christianity says, "If ye love them only which love you, what, reward have ye? Love vour enemies." Now what sort of love does that man bear to wards his enemy, who runs him through with a bayonet? We contend that the distinguishing duties of Christianity must be sacrificed when war is carried on. The questifcn is between theabandonment of these duties and the abandonment of war, for both cannot be retained. Dy- From the Quarterly Anti-SUvery Magazine, i. , TEXAS. BY DAVID LEE CHILD, ESQ. v ; ?The revolt of.Texas has met with much sympathy and patronage in the U. States. .. , We are a ware that the case, which we are about to unfold will quicken that sym pathy, "and increase that patronage with a portion of our countrymen, yet it is fully believed that it will nil others, and far the larger part, with surprise and abhorrence. .Hitherto not a word has been published by the press of this free country except from the aggressive party, who have com mitted treason against a government, . which they have again and again ac knowlcdgecl to be liberal, just & mild; and who must, to a greater orless extent, pay the forfeit of their lives, if not enabled by the aid of the people of the United States, to triumph in a protracted and bloody war. It is manifest, that any evidence from a party so situated, ought to be received with much distrust. During the last ten years, some thirty or forty thousand persons have remove!, chiefly from the slave states and territories of the United States, to Texas, a country forming with Coahuila one of the states of the Mexican republic. Their reception has been hospitable and liberal beyond ex ample. Land has been given to them, they have been exempted from taxes and duties durinsr ten years, on the one hand. and protected by a high tariff, against for eign competition in the markets for their produce, on the other; tney have the un precedented indulgence of legal proceed ings in their own language, a matter into which national punctilio might be expect ed to enter, and they have enjoyed as per fect, civil and religious liberty, as it seems possible (or human institutions to secure. We will for the satisfaction of the doubt ing quote two or three out of a great num r ... ... . i per oi aumonues, which we might adduce in proof of these positions. From a letter cf David G. Burr net. for titrly of New-Jersey, now a Judge in Texas to the Trustees of the Galveston Bay and Texas Land Company. 1830. No country promises a more ample remuneration to Ihe industry of the inhab itants than this, and the laws of none hold forth a stronger protection to the labor of respectable emigrants. t . i From the Arkansas Gasette. 1830. i perhaps no hopes can be entertained o v : acquiring, Texas, until the people shall tllTOIB on tXt flak r.7 in th Men. iean government, which they will no ar v . e w . w v w w doubt do as soon as they shall have a rea eon&ble pretext for so do in?. At nreseni - the Texians are probably subject to as few exactions or impositions as any people un der the sun. Their lands are given to them, end they, are exempt from tare o very .description; and enjoy many-, other privileges,-which they eould not look for under any other government, :t ; - ' It will increase the weight of this piece a a m W cf eridencc, to add that the paper is print- ed in the midst of the friends and neigh bors, from whom about half of the Ameri can settlers of Texas have gone to their new abode. From the Guide to- Texas, a work which appears to be published under the direc tion of the Trustees of the Galveston Bay and Texas Land Company. 1835. They the inhabitants ot Texas, are perfectly free, and contented with their condition; they desire no better. It is a free republic, like that.of the United States the people choose their own rulers and make their own laws, and those laws ex empted them from duties on all imported goods for their own use, and from all tax es for the support of government for ten years from their settlement. What more can they desiret And if they did, we know not to what government they can look with a prospect of obtaining it.' The settlers were chiefly from the con tiguous and neighboring states of Louis iana, Alabama, Mississippi, and the terri tory of Arkansas; and, in general, they carried slaves with them, or subsequently purcnasca tnem jrom the United States. By the Constitution of Mexico, adopted in 1824, it was provided that no person should thereafter be born or introduced a slave into the Mexican States, and that all slaves then existing should be subject to punishment only upon trial and judgment by magistrates" They were also to be paid stipulated wages, which were to go to their masters, if the slaves were em ployed by other persons, and to be credit ed to slaves if they continued in the em ployment of their masters until their re spective prices, to be fixed by magistrates, were worked out. Many regulations touching food, clothing, quantity of labor, and literary and religious instruction were added. It is sufficient for the present pur pose to say, that the intermediate state be twixt slavery and perfect freedom, was to be a.soTt of apprenticeship. The Ameri can settlers continued under these provis ions, not only to hold their shaves, which night be lawful, but to bring in others which could not be so. It is understood that the general mode of evading the law was to represent the slaves to be apprenti ces, indented for ninety-nine, or a great number of years. This condition of the new laborers was analagous to that of those already existing in the country, and it does not appear, that this important mod- ihcation to which it would seem that the slaves in appearance assented, was contra ry to the letter of any law then existing in Mexico. On the 15th of September, 1829, the Anniversary of Independence, and a few days after the capitulation of the Spanish expeditionary force at Tampico, President Uuerrero, in contormity to an article of the Constitution, empowering him to that end, issued a decree, abolishing slavery immediately, totally, and unconditionally throughout the republic. That decree, received with applause by the civilized world, not even excepting the United States, produced the greatest dis satisfaction among the American settlers, and they determined to resist the execu tion of it. Within the present year, we were informed by one of them, that he was deputed to the United States to contract for arms and ammunition for the purpose. A revolution in the general government having occurred about this time, the party in power, to avoid the embarrassment of a serious affair in that remote quarter, and perhaps, also, to strengthen their hands in the immediate conflict for the possession of the government, granted a dispensation of the decree so far as respected Texas. Of course the apprenticeship system was revived within that territory. But to meet the flagrant abuses, of which the emigrants were guilty, a law was enacted, that no identures of apprenticeship, or contracts for service or labor, should be valid for more than ten pears from their respective dates. Thus our American emigrants, 'born and educated in a land of liberty,' found it difficult, with all their ingenuity, to carry slavery into a country, which but for them was entirely free. They have therefore, with all their unrivalled physic al advantages and their unprecedented political privileges, remained in an unqui et and Tearful state respecting the tenure by which they held slaves, and the conse quences, which might accrue to them if the government should become settled, and have leisure to look to the execution of the ordinary laws. They, however, continu ed to introduce slaves from the U. States, and even engaged to some extent in the African slave trade by way of Cuba. In the beginning of 1833, to relieve themselves from their apprehensions, they held a convention at St. Felipe de Austin to form a Constitution for the new State of Texas, separate from Coahuila. This convention, in point of form, was not agree able to law. They proceeded, however, to form a constitution, and commissioned Mr Stephen F. Austin to proceed to Mex ico and request a ratification of it, and the admission of the proposed State into the Mexican Union. This Mr Austin is the son of Moses Austin, originally of Con necticut, to whom the royal government had granted a large and fine tract of land in the central part of Texas. He died without effecting much towards possess ing add enjoying the grant, but his son, above mentioned, having obtained from the republican government of Mexico a confirmation to him of the grant to his father, commenced a settlement under bet ter auspices, which has become the lead rag one in the country. The Mexican Congress rejected the application of the Texians for several reasons, but principal ly because they considered the object to be to established and perpetuate slavery con trary to the national constitution, and con trary to that of the State, which prohibits slavery and the introduction of slaves un der any pretence whatever. The propos ed constitution contained no provision on that subject! Upon the failure of his mis VERMONT TELEGRAPH. sion, Austin wrote to the municipal au thorities in Texas, urging them to pro claim the new constitution in spite of the general government. Without doubt he desired to precipitate the province into a rebellion for the desperate chance of ob taining thereby the blessings of slavery. The Ayuntamiento of Bejar, upon receipt of Austin's communication, adopted a dec laration censuring him for it. and nrAartA the whole subject to be referred with the aocuments to the governorot Coahula and lexas, ana ne immediately passed them to the President of the Mexican States. Meantime Austin had left the capital to proceed homeward, but be was overtaken by a messenger of the government and ar rested in the town of Saltillo on the fron tiers of Texas and Coahula, and brought back to the city. This was the occasion ot his imprisonment, which has elicited so much sympathy in his favor from trip of the United States. How little he mer- ited it, this narrative sufficiently shows. To be Continued. To Young Men. There is no moral object so beautiful to me as a conscientious young man! I watch him as I do a star in the heavens: clouds may be before him, but'we know that his light is behind them, and will beam again; the blaze of other's, prosper ity may outshine him, but we know, that, though unseen, he illumines his own true sphere. He resists temptation not with out a struggle, tor that is not a virtue, but he does resist and conquer; he hears the sarcasm of the profligate and it stings him, lor mat is the trial ol virtue, but he hen s the wound with his own pure touch. He heeds not the watchword of fashion, if it leads to sin; the Athiest who savs. not on ly in his heart, but with his lips "There is no uoa, controls him not, lor he sees the hand of a creating God and reverences it. of a preserving God and rejoices in it. Woman is sheltered by fond arms and guided by loving counsel, old age is pro- lectea oy its experience, and manhood by ' a J its strength; but the young man stands r. mid the temptations of the world like a self-balsnced rower. Happy, he who seeks and gains the prop and shelter of Christianity. Onward, then, conscientious youth? raise thy standard and revive thyself for goodness. If God has given thee intel lectual power, awaken it in that cause; never let it be said of thee, he helped to swell the tide of sin, by pouring his influ ence into its channels. If thou art feeble in mental strength, throw out that poor drop into a polluted current. Awake, arise, young man! assume the beautiful garments of virtue! It is easy, fearfully easy to sin, it is difficult to be pure and holy. Put on thy strength, then, let thy chivalry be aroused against error, let truth be the fady of thy love; defend her. Phi lanthropist. Rev. Ray Potter on War. A friend and correspondent wishes to know my views on the subject of war. I am opposed to war with carnal weap ons, in all its shapes. The only time I was ever incarcerated in a dungeon, was for not bearing arms. In early life, I was greatly enamoured with military fame insomuch that I join ed a train band before the law required me to do military duty. I was then a prolessor of the Christian religion ; and thought it all consistent with Christianity. A certain person, one day, said to me, that war was irreconcilable with the religion of Christ. I disputed him : but in going to the Bible for support, I found it against me ; and being thus convinced, renounced the practice ot bearing arms forthwith ; although, I then stood ready to take a commission. I was fined, and refusing to pay it (on the principle that this would be acknowledging the moral right of the thing) I was taken and thrown into prison. I remained there two days only, when the prison doors were thrown open and I was set at liberty ; but why and where fore I have never learned from that day to this. This took place twenty-two years since, and my mind has never undergone the least change from that time to the pres ent. How it looks to see a disciple of Christ with the implements of death on his shoulder, fixing bayonet, brandishing his sword and learning the art of killing men by rule. God hasten the time when they shall all come out from this anti christian practice, and set the example be fore the nations of the earth of "learning war no more." Cultivate Love. Try to cultivate that kind of real love for every one around you, which will make your heart glow. Not a theoretic or a sentimental fire, but such an affection as shall lead you to go out of your way to do them good, and de scend to little self-denials, or little offices, and shall leave no doubt on their minds that your heart is warm. Some persons say, "We hate professions we wish to show our regard by our deeds.' Mere professions are indeed hateful; but let not this keep you from the words, the works, the tones, the looks of love. Remember what the Bible says, "He that is a friend must show himself friendly. " This feel ing of benevolence, if it be genuine, will not explode in general kindliness, but be a perpetual ardor towards individuals. It is much more a thing of cultivation than you think. If you will to-morrow morn ing carry relief to five sick or poor people, you will find on your return home that the principle has been newly kindled in your soul S. S. Jour. The Bible. The Bible is the most intellectual book in the universe, if men will but believe it. Something must be wrong in the state of mind and heart of that student, professing himself a Chris tian, who more easily begets a mental im pulse from Homer than from Isaiah, or from Virgil than the Apostle John. Use the Bible for the purpose for which it was designed by its Author to elevate and bring into exercise the intellectual powers, as well as to improve the heart. As you daily and prayerfully read it, believe your self to be carrying forward the education of your mind, as well as giving impulse to the exercise of piety. We have occa sion to be thankful that the sentiment is gaining ground, that the Bible is a book of worth to be introduced into a course of education. May the day come when it shall be found that the use of this J)Ook brings sanctification into the whole course of collegiate studies ; and that our most eminent sons of science also become by its means the most eminent sons of God. Why should not the college student, who in the accomplishment of discipline to his mind, reads with delight Virgil, Cicero and Homer, find like benefit and gratifi cation in the study of the Hebrew and Greek Scriptures? If a college instructor finds satisfaction in pointing out the btauty of the uninspired classics, how' much more, with a Christian heart, might he delight himself and instruct his class in pointing out to them the beauties of the word of God, and assisting them to enter into the spirit of the history, poetry and eloquence of the Bible. Hooker's Ad dress. THE TELEGRAPH. MAY 12. The Bible Question. We presume that the following is only one of many cases. No other plan occurs to us for re-obtaining money placed in the power of the American Bible Society, through the hands of its agents, than a direct appeal to the Society's sense of jus tice and good faith. Such appeal we now join in making. Justice and good faith demand that all monies designated for the circulation of the Burman Bible, should either be paid over to the Baptist Board, or refunded to the donors. There can be but one mind on this subject. It is to be presumed that any and every Baptist con vention, held in regard to this subject, will unite in swelling and urging this demand. Indeed, we are unwilling to be lieve that the American Bible Society are so lost to a sense of right, as to convert such funds to other purposes. Westford, April 23, 183G. Dear Brother Murray: Through your paper, I understand that the American Bible Society have de cided not to appropriate any money for the printing or circulation of Mr Judson's Burman Bible; and as I gave thirty dol lars myself and am knowing to sixty two more being given, all designated for Bur mah, and paid to Mr Joab Seeley, agent of said society, on the 16th of April. 1835; I think therefore it will be unjust and dis honest to put that money to any other use. And as there is a proposed Convention at the city of New-York, to be composed of delegates from the Baptist denomination ; if, sir, you will propose a plan, or use means, for the recovery of such money, that it may go to its designed place, you will much oblige your brother in the faith of the gospel, JONAS HOBART. TEXAS. Those who wish for light on the sub ject of the war now going on in Texas, are referred to a series of articles from the pen of David Lee Child, which we com mence publishing to-day. The subject is greatly important. Mr Child is distin guished for research, for correctness in matter of fact, and for clearness and per spicuity in communication. We are daily more and more convinced that this war is a war of conquest a bloody and wicked plot of land specula tors and land pirates, to fill private purses, and to extend and establish the dominion of slavery. Volunteers a're now enlisting in the Southern States, to be paid in land m Texas six hundred acres to each who enlists for the war! A more unprincipled, ferocious work, was not carried on in the days of Alexander or Julius Caesar. CONGRESS. Our Congress! ona journal, so far as received, embraces but few items of interest. Iu the Senate, on the 2d inst. a bill to authorize the payment of the militia of Vermont who served at the battle of Platfsburg, was passed. In the House, on the same day, a resolution was introduced, instructing the committee on Foreign Relations to inquire into the expediency of an acknowledgment and recognition, by this government, of the independence of Texas. The House took a recess from Friday to Tuesday, during which (so says the National Intelligencer) many of the members "took passage on the canal for Harper's Ferry, provided with a store of the good things of life, to enable them to sustain the fatigue of the journey." Common School Assistant. The April number is full of valuable matter. fjC-Subecriptions received at this office LITERARY CONVENTION. The committee, appointed by the Con vention held in Hinesburgh in January last, to call a State Convention to con sider the subject of Education in Ver mont," have designated Tuesday the 23d day of August next, at 2 o'clock P. M. as the time of holdiug such a Convention, at Montpelier. The committee have also made the following arrangements, with reference to the proposed Convention : 1. That it be held at Montpelier; and organized on Tuesday, the 23d of August, 1836, at 2 o'clock, P. M. 2. -That all persons permanently en flraeed inthe business ofteachin? all ecu- tJ j c tlemen of liberal education all ministers of the gospel and other professional gen tlemen, toe-ether with all other entlempn , o - o - in the State, who feel an interest in the subject of education, be invited to attend said Convention, as members, and take part in its deliberations and discussions N. B. The meetings will be open and seats provided for ladies, and others who may wish to hear the Lectures and dis cussions. 3. That the following subjects be pro posed lor aiscussion to be severally m troduced by a written Address, or Lec ture, or Dissertation, or Report, with reso 1UWUIIO OU UJUJIJfU. 1. The reciprocal influence of moral and intellectual education. 2. A comparative view of the provis ion, made by law, in this and other States, for the encouragement of learning; or the history of legislation in this country, on the subject of education, with sugges tions for improvement. 3. The importance of increasing the number of liberally educated men in this community, in order to elevate the stand ard of common education. 4. The influence of education on the character and stability of civil institutions : and the direction and modification, which it gives to political relations. 5. The bearing of the cultivation 5f the sciences, on the improvement and perfec tion of the arts. 6. The relation of the clergy to educa tion particularly, to that furnished in common schools. 7. Importance of Text-Book instruc tion, compared with that given in the form of lectures. 8. Influence, on the moral and intel lectual character of children and youth, exerted by appeals to the principle of em ulation. 9. The comparative importance of the mathematics and the languages in a course of liberal education, with the best meth ods of teaching them. 10. Can a Department for Manual La bor be beneficially connected with litera ry institutions? and if so, what and how ? n. rnysicaJ Education. 12. Female Education. 13. The distinctive chursrirr anrl k. ject of Academies, with an inquiry, in re gard to the proper number for this State; and remarks on the subject of their en dowment. 14 School Statistics 15. The qualifications of teachers, and the best mode of securing a competent number of well qualified teachers of com mon schools, to meet the exigencies of the State. 16. The evils existing in our common schools ; and the appropriate remedies. 1 7. The public schools of Prussia, com pared with other systems -r and an inqui ry, whether that system may not be so modified, as to be adapted to the condition of society in this country. 18. To what extent and in what man ner should religious instruction be given in common schools. 19. Inquiry concerning the appropriate branches, to be taught in common schools, with an examination of Text-Books ; es pecially for reading. 20. The influence of employing visible illustrations, in imparting instruction to children. 21. Can Music he. sncrpcsfollu or usefully taught in common schools'? 22. School Houses ; their construc tion and location, with reference to the convenience of teachers, and the health and improvement of scholars 23. What method c.a duce children more generally and punc tually to attend public schools; and thus secure to every child in the community such an education as comports with the character of our civil institutions ? 24. The best mode of governing chil dren, at school. 25. The best method of exciting the in terest of children in their studies : and se curing their attention to appropriate in struction. 26. Is it expedient to encourage Lyce- urns. 27. Is it expedient to procure, annually, the delivery of a short course of lectures, on the art of teaching, at some convenient time and nlace. for the benefit of mm school instructors ? 28. Is it proper to encourage itinerant lecturers ? On several of these subjects, the Com mittee have engaged particular gentlemen to write. They have made a similar re quest of others, from whom they have not yet received an answer : and thev impnH to consult others still ; so as to secure, at least, one short written discourse, on each of the most important topics of discussion. Encouragement, and in most instances strong assurances, are given, of making preparation on topics, Nos. 3, 6, 7, 9, l(f 12,13, 14, 15, 19, 20, 21,22, and 23. ' The Committee of arrangements take this method of suggesting to the gentle men, who have engaged to write, and those who may bo disposed to write, (in fixing the titles of their Lcturet or Dis. jgyoL. viii.7. sertations thp mijguage, nere used, so as to me own views and manner of treatinl 'v r respective subiects. Thpv m. . v.av.,i gcmieman, wno writes r nature of his subject will permit, i,'1 "i3 uiourse witn a resolution or , of resolutions, for the discussion Ja J tion of thf Pn,.t; m aQor. tor the Committee, Joshua Bates, Chairs N. B. Editors of NM, State, friendly to the cause of pJ ' ,n ,he are requested to give the prece: ticea place in their respecti ive Papers J. B ORDAINED, In Monkton, on the 3d inst. Rer Ml RON M. DEAN, le of Ne Inst., to the work of an Evangelist. Read ing select portions of Scripture, by Rev W. W. Moor of Bristol; IntrodLctc- rrayer, oy Kev. burton Carpenter c'Ad ' dison; Sermon, by Rev. John Ideof Hines. ! hnrrrh fnnnrtorl nn . i dainine Praver. bv "Rpv t Vx-i' Ferrisburgh ; Charge, bv Rev. B car penter; Right Hand of Fellowship' Rev. M. D. Miller, of Monkton ; Couclj. ing Prayer, by Rev. W. Moor ; Hvnl and Benediction, by the Ordained. Cor.. For the Telegraph, Another Anti-Slavery Society Mr Editor: An Anti-Slavery Society w&s forrsed in Monkton, on Fast-day, 13th uXce.-.. sisting of about fifty members, emVacic? most of the leading business men in towL : When the meeting was called, it wis supposed, by the friends of abolition, tha: a society could hardly be formed but af. ter appropriate addresses had been deliv ered by Messrs. Miller, Wells, Creak:. Dean, and Dcdge, a constitution was a dopted, and the following gentlemen were chosen officers for the year ensuing, vir. ETHAN SMITH, President. NATHAN SMITH. V. President. M. W. KINSLEY, Secretary. LYMAN SMITH, Treasurer. L. B.SMITH, ) R. BALDWIN, Directors J. HOLMES, ) The anniversaries are to he held on the annual Fasts. The cause seem m he gaining ground, and its principles are Ic ing generally embraced. ITEMS. McDow all Tried and Silenced. Our country readers will be interested to know, that the Rev. John R. McDowall, so extensively known and honored for his self-sacrificing labors in the cause of Mor al Reform, has been tried by the 3d Pres. bytery of New-York, on several charges growing out of his controversy with The Female Benevolent Society, found nui', and SUSPENDED FROM THE MIN ISTRY. The report has gone out Irom some of the city papers, that his convic tion and sentence were unanimous, but we are assured that such is not the fact, is only a small part of the Presbytery amend ed regularly during the trial, or acted in the final result. But as a majoritv cf those who did act on that side, by a p"ro$ byterial rule all who did not vote in the negative are counted with the majority. It is proper to state also, that the trial 'was wholly ezparte, Mr McDjwall havinc withdrawn at an early stage, in conse quence ofalleged irregularity and unfair ness on the part of the prtsbyterv, espe cially in refusing him the time which he. thought necessary for collecting his testi mony ; whereupon, the prestvUry a pointed a committee to represent the re spondent, and proceeded to issue the case. The presbytery itself being the prosecu tor, on the ground of c amnion fame, as it is called, the parties supposed to be injur ed, (the members and friends of the Fe male Benevolent SocictvO werp w'nops. So far as we understood the merits of the case, the whole turns on the question, whether Mr McDowall was, from May, 1832, to May, 1833, the "authorized and accountable agent " of the Benevolent So ciety, in such a sense that the funds col lected and received by him, for the cause in which he was engaged, rightfully be longed to the society, whatever might be the understandingofthedenors ; or wheth er he was only their agent to take charge of the house, and some other local servi ces, and as to the general cause the agerjt and almoner of the public generally who confided in him. As our own conclusion on this point, grounded on our intimate knowledge of the transactions at the time, is different from that of the nresbyterv weaouDt noi equally sincere and honest we forbear entering into any discussion of the subject. Thereare other minor points growing out of a protracted altercation, on some of which we have not the means of judging; and on the main point the people in the eonntrv. irhn hnr irnt the ' 3' money, can judgeas wella.s we can, wheth er they gave it to the F. B.. S., to reclaim abandoned girls, or whether they gave kto Mr McDowall, to wake and move the pub lic mind on the great subject of Christian purity. Xctc-York Evangelist. The sparks from the locomotive on the Providence Railroad on Wednesday last, kindled a fire in the woods in Mansfield, which spread over a considerable tract of land. H. E. Speetatof.