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The resolution which I have read, as serts as its first proposition.-.-that the cause of moral reform i one in which, all who ore pure in heart must instinctively feel a deep interest;" in other words, u tells you that wherever you find a mind that afiects to be so delicate, that it cannot fcear the name of adultery or incest, you :'may be assured that impurity dwells with ' in it. Purity fears no contamination : it is not of this blushing character. It fears not to have all its thoughts, and all its conduct subjected to the ordeal of the most searching srutiny. Those who, from an affected delicacy, stand back from an ob ject like yours, are not the possessors of such purity lor ai wen mignt u oe saia that the sun is the enemy of light, as that any .mojviduaUan be hostile to this cause, tfnd at the same timVoe pure in heart. If ever sin is to tra'refor'med, it is not to bdone by concealing; but. by preaching ? the truth. Show ine a Vnan, then, what ever.may be. his station whose delicacy on this subject closes his mouth, and in re- gard'io him my verdict is at once made up he ranstbe the possessor of a polluted soul. 'Oh, but we are told, there is a great deal of virtue in the community! Ala3! like out Christianity, it is spurious. It may be, it is exact in tithing mint, and anise, and cummin, yet, when the test of duty is applied to it, we find the most of it a mere pretence. We all remember what was said of the lamented McDowell how he was made the butt of every ribald jestx the mark for tho arrows of every scorner; how he was assailed and hunted with a ferocity which would have done demons dishonor, down to the very grave in which he now lies, a martyr to the accursed spirit of vour cnurcnes ana your ciergy, wno joinea - with the polluted of the land to make his name odious. . . . The next proposition in the resolution is, "that those wno assail it, (Moral Ite "form,) or stand aloof from it, give evidence that they are strangers to virtue." Why should any one assail the cause of Moral Reform, unless he be the enemy ot virtue, and estranged from God? Lt't us be thankful, my friends, that the day has gone . by when the people can be deceived by a mere profession of Christianity; and that we live in an age when light is streaming down from God, illuminating the depths of licentiousness, and making manilest its abominable rottenness. The greatest prof ligates have ever been, by profession, the friends of virtue the greatest drunkards have always been the friends of temper ance and the slaveholder, who fattens tad riots upon the blood of the oppressed, is the friend of liberty. But the time has ,,; , gone by "when we can be made to believe these palpable contradictions. We have but to apply to them the test of sincerity, instituted by the son of God, and they are proved to be ' whited sepulchr.es. which indeed appear beautiful outward, but are within' full of dead men's bones, and of all uncleanntes.". The next proposition is, that the great body of the American Clergy in view of their high religious professions, are de ' serving of special reprobation for their . criminal silence in regard to the awful profligacy of the country.' I know how many will regard language uite mis, com ing Irom my lips ; for many pappose me to be hostile to the Clergy, merely from their profession as ministers of Christ. God is my witness, however, that it is not so. ' But as the Clergy have professed to be moro virtuous, more holy, than any other body of men as they have set them selves up as instructers and examples to the world, I do but judge them by the standard which they have themselves in stituted; and if such a trial establishes their guiltiness, who will impute to ma a ' desire to do them injustice? The great body oftihe clergy have apparently enter ed into a conspiracy to blot the seventh commandment from the Decalogue. They bave a great deal to say about the fourth commandment about remembering the Sabbath day-and they occasionally touch upon tndst xf the duties enjoined in the others Vt, though I have been fromeai- Jy You... constant attendant at houses of public worship, and .have heard many clergymen, I have yet to hear the first, (or at .least, the second) sermon upon the awful crimes of incest and adultery ! It must be that they are tongue-tied on this matter, either by their own impurity, or the impuiity of their churches." or that of the coratnunity in which they re side. Why should nt the seventh com mandment be as frequently enforced as the fourth, or fifth, or any other command? I am sure that there is as much said in tho sacred volume against the vice of nol- lution "as against any other mentioned in the Dialogue ; and that there is in the - present state of the, world, as much or more reason for preaching in regard to that vice as any other. We have - before us, the awful spectacle of three millions of our coantry men and women a: the south, herded together under a vast sys tem of concubinage and abominable pollu tion, than which nothing worse could have ever met the eye of God in the doomed cities of the plain Sodum and Gomorrah! Yet with this great sin all open before them, with thjs terrible fact staring them full in the faco the Clergy stjnd with closed mouths, like dumb dogs;-Vr .as 1 said before, if they baric at nil, it u to drive v.; you and the opponents ofjtf e slave aystem from the field. , I would not, in these remarks, bun derstood to censure all Clergymen : there are some exceptioos some who do their a.,,.. nA fnm sure that they will not suppose, thauny remarksare levelled at ihem. X am looking at the great body of the clergy, who are notoriously gumy in ihi rpsnect: and I should consider my self a participator in their guilt, did I fail on this, or on any other occasion, to strip off the mask which covers their deformity from the gaze of the people. The last proposition in the resolution is, "that the American people, in annul ling, by their impious slave system, the marriage institution among three millions of their number, and consigning them to a state of universal licentiousness and bru tat nollution, show themselves possessed ol a spirit ot proiligacy, scarcely surpass ed bv the abandoned inhabitants of Sodom and Gomorrah: and may, iikethem, un- less thev repent, expect ine retribute visi tations of Heaven." I firmly believe in every part of this proposition, and that those 'cities, which God's judgment has made desolate, never saw scenes more dreadful than are every day transacted in our slave states. If in any manner, we lend our countenance to this system, we incur a fearful responsibility. The cler gy by their silence, give this gross wick edness their sanction. Let us not be par takers in their guilt; and while they stand aloof from this holy cause, and refuse to declare the whole counsel of God, let us withhold from them our support, and re fuse to recognize them as religious teach er and guides. 1 warn the friends of moral reform, that in this enterprise, they must expect no support from the wealthythe influen tial, the respectable, the proud they will rather receive their sneers. But let not this be looked upon as areason for des pondency ; the scorn of the corrupt, or the time-serving, is to the virtuous, the friends of reform, ever the highest commenda tion. There is a feature in this enterprise, which gives me cause for shame that it should be obliged to look for its main sup port to woman. Where is man ? . In Christ Jesus, we are told, there is neither male nor female ; yet here is a cause pure and holy, and ever way deserving of sup port, nearly the whole burden of which falls on despised woman; while man stands, like a dastard, afar off, refusing ever a word of encouragement, and notic ing her struggles only with his frowns! Woman is denied equality with man : he looks upon her as inferior ; and although he protect hei, (he does this for his sheep and oxen,) he does not respect her. Hence, when she falls, there is fur her no restor ation, though there may be reform. She is pointed at and reviled ; and society, in accordance with its specious morality, re fuses to receive her. This spirit is hell ish. Man may pass all his life in profli gacy, and, if rich, or belonging to a high family, he will not forfeit his social stand ing; and what reason has ever been found? What reason can he given why profligacy in man is not equally guilty with profligacy in woman ? . There is no reason, except that the long-endured tyr anny of man over woman, has s fixed the social law. It now lies with woman herself, however, to remedy this great evil. Let her cast the impure man out of the pale of her sympathy and regard Let her make him know, that he cannot prey upon the unguarded of her sex, with the impurity which he has hitherto deriv ed from her connivance, and I am sure that a profligate man will become in the eyes of the world, even a more loathsome object than an abandoned woman. In conclusion, let me say that, though the great mass of the clergy have proved hostile to your cause, and not many rich or mighty are found in your ranks, God, is raising up those who will be supportes of it. You will not always be a feeble band. Many who are not in your associ ation sy mpathize with you, and will divide with you the labor. The genuine friends of humanity and all that is pure and holy in heaven; and on earth are with you in this effort. 1 bid you go on, looking to Him who alone can give you the victory. Array yourselves on the side of God in all things : let it be from a religious principle that you act; and then you' may expect the blessing of God on your exertion?. You have my best wishes for your pros perity and success. VERMONT TELEGRAPH. BRANDON, WEDNESDAY, AUG. 4, 1341. EVERY SUBSCRIBER A3? AGENT! 500 new subscribers wanted! I propose to make every subscriber for the Telegraph an agent to procure new subscribers, and to offer liberal inducements to effort. My proposal is this: Those who will obtain, new, paying subscribers, shall be entitled to.tweniy-fiver'cent.---i. e. fifty cents for rach subscriber obtained. Communications ao remittances can be made through' Post Masters." Agents will inform subscribers in regard to the terms two, dollars payable any time within four months. - ;...-v ;'.'.:: It "will be an easy thing for the friends of the Telegraph to procure five hundred or even one thousand new subscribers, during the eight remaining weeks of the present, volume. Will they do it, for the liberal pay here ofTered 1 " , ;1 53- Why will not females take hold of this work? .The Telegraph has been very much proscribed on account of its advocacy of women's sights. Will the good sisters come forward and replace as much patron age as has thus been withdrawn? ' Brandon. July 20, 1841. V E R M O N T National Temperance Convention Saratoga Springs. Presbyterian House, July 27, 1841. $ Called to order by John Marsh, Secretary of the American Temperance Unioa, who remarked that the assemblage Was convened at the- call of members of the Executive Committee of the American Temperance Union, from" six of the Slates. The names already enrolled, as delegates present, were upwards of two hundred and fifty. On motion, Savage, of Usica, was caliedio the Chair, and Wm. H. Beech er, of Batavia, N. Y. was appoiqted Secre tary pro tem. Prayer by N. S. S. Betnan, of-Troy. A Committee was appointed to nominate officers of the Convention, consisting of N. S. S. Beman, of Troy, N. Y, Leonard Jewell, of Pennsylvania, S. L. Pomery, of Maine, Benjamin P. Johnson, of N. York., and Wm. Pat ton, Ne w-York. A Committee was appointed to report rules for the Convention, consisting of Eli sha Taylor of N. York, Francis Parsons, Connecticut, and Charles Jewetr, Mass. Voted to appoint a reporter for the Con vention. Afterwards concluded to leave it to editors of papers. At this point, the Secretary of the Amer ican Temperance Union remarked that John II. Cocke, of Virginia, President of the Am. Tem. Uuion, not being himself able to be present in person, as contemplated, had forwaided to him, iu manuscript, remarks prepared for the occasion, which were read by the acting Chairman. The Committee on Rules reported, and after discussion and amendment, the follow ing rules were adopted: i 1. The usual regulation of parliamenta ry bodies shall govern the Convention. 2. A Business Committee of eleven shall be appointed, to whom all motions and res olutions, for the action of the Convention, shall be submitted inwtiting, without dis cussion 5 but after fthef have made their final report, any member of this Convention may present any business for its consideration 3. No member shall be allowed to speak more than twice on any subject, unless for explanation, nor more than fifteen minutes at a time; without leave of the-Convention. 4. The Convention shall meet each day during its session, at half past 8 o'clock in the morning, and be opened with prayer adjourn at I o'clock, P. M., meet at 3 o' clock, P. M., and adjourn at 6 o'clock, P. M. The Committee to Nominate Officers of the Convention reported, and the following officers were elected : President, R. H. WALWORTH, New-York. Vice Presidents, John Tappan, Massachusetts ; John T. Norton, Connecticut ; I. F. Redfield, Ver mont; Savage, New-Yoik; Jes- sup, Pennsylvania; James Cook, N. Jersey. -Secretaries, J. G. Haraner, Maryland; L. A. Smith, New-Jersey; Charles J. Warren, Conn. The Business Committee reported, and the following resolution was unaaimously adopted: Resolved, That this Convention do ex press their devout thankfulness to Almighty God that they are permitted to assemble ia bel.alf of one of the most important moral enterprizes of the age, under circumstances of peculiar mercy ;,and they implore wis dom from above that they may devise and adopt such measures as shall be promotive of the advancement of the Temperance cause throughout this continent and through out the world. Adjourned to three o'clock. Met according to adjournment, when the following resolution, reported by the Busi ness Committee was discussed at length and unanimously adopted: Resolved, That every advancement of the Temperance cause, from the commence ment of the enterprize to the present time, has shown more and more its wisdom and importance, and that the present extraordin ary movement throughout the country, a result of past action, and in whioh many thousands ot" inebriates have been reformed, settling the practicability of the immediate and complete emancipation ol all drunkards throughout the land, and giving new evi dence of the power and importance of the pledge, calls for the most lively gratitude to Almighty God. and fills the heart with the wish that the reformed may be strengthened to withstand every temptation lo relapse, and be enabled to go forward in their noble work of saving others, until not a drunkard shall be left iu the land unreclaimed, to die a drunkard's death or till a drunkard's grave. The remarks called forth by this resolu tion were of great variety and interest, and from a large number of individuals, occupy ing. more than two hours. I did not. obtain the names of all the speakers, nor do I un deitake anything like a report of their re marks. A sketch' of some things that were said may not be uninteresting. A full report would have been invaluable, and the Con vention ought to have secured a competent reporter. ' , N. S. S. Beman, among other remarks, stated the case of an Irishman who. leading a little girl of six or seven years, called at his study, recently, amL with a rude wrap ping at thewJoor, broke4him off from a sub ject W'hiclxlta was pursuing, saying that he had come to see him on this subject of Temperance, w He baa - heard of ' Father Mathew's reformation." and wished lo sin the pledge and he wished to sign it then, without delay. A pledge, was furnished him, and hp signed it, saying, u if John Ri ly is evei seen to drink any more liquor, tell him l (ska man T TT"E" Ii EGR AP H v ' A man by the name of Bishop, from New- Haven, Con., related his experience. He was a reformed drunkardY He bad been through all manner of wretchedness and suffering, attendant on drinking and drunk enness, even to delirium tremens, which was upon him for eighteen hours at one time.'. He ha.d squandered his earnings which ought to have furnished food and clothing for his wife and children. He had been a violent opposer to religion, and had labored to draw young men into his own wicked ways, to be his companions in his chosen sins. He was converted by the preaching of reformed drunkards. And he trusted he had since been converted to God. He was now a member of the Baptist church They have a Washington Society in New- Haven. Seventy drunkarks abandoned their cups and joined the Society, in five weeks Their way is to go out into the highways, and wherever they can find drunkards, and persuade them to reform and sign the pledge. They lake hold of the matter in earnest. If they find them drunk, they carry them lo their friends, take care of them until they are sober, treat them kindly, feed them, feed their families, clothe them, restore them to confidence in themselves, and thus lift them up from degradation and wretchedness to manhood and usefulness. John Tappan, of Boston, gave an inter esting account of what he had seen in Ire land and England, in connection with this subject, during the past year. He stated that in London there are as many women who drink and get drunk, as men. He said there were things in the way of ihe reform ation there, which do not exist here, and specified particularly the spirit of caste the pride of nobility by which one class is deprived of influence over another. Here it was not so. Mr. Bishop, of New-Haven, has as much influence in this meeting as Chancellor Walworth. Some one mentioned the case of a drunk ard in Rensselaer County. He had boasted of having been incarcerated in jail one hun dred and eighty-three times and yet he had never been guilty of the crime even of petit larceny ! His imprisonment had all been for drunkenness. He has now aban doned his drinking, and resolved to show the world that he can be as temperate as he has been drunken. H. Bingham, missionary to the Sandwich Islands, now on a visit to the United States, spoke to the resolution. Drunkenness was a great evil amcng the heathen. Reformed drunkards were among the most active, and efficient, and useful helpers in the work of reformation among their fellow country.nen there. The President of the New-York Wash ington Society stated that their Society had been in existence about four months, and numbers 900 members, seven-eighths of whom are reformed drunkards. He had succeeded in getting the names of all drunk ards to whom he had applied had not failed in a" single case. They had lost only 4 out of the 900. The Business Committee reported the following resolution: Resolved, That the late temperance ref ormation in which five millions of people out of about eight, have voluntarily renounc ed the use of all intoxicating drinks, and the ready response to these movements by a large portion of the Irish population in America, drying up in both hemispheres the great fountains of pauperism, crime and wo, and securing to that portion of the human family the. blessings of temperance, indus try and prosperity, have been and still are contemplated by the American people with great interest ; and do encourage the hoge that by wise and prudent efforts, all great moral evils however gigantic and deep rooted, may come to a perpetual end. Among other interesting remarks in sup port of this resolution, were statements in relation to the case of an Irish girl, in the acquaintance of the speaker, who left her father's house and her native land, because her father was a drunkard. She was bent on escaping the odium attached lo being the daughter of a drunkard, by banishing her self in a foreign land. But since Father Mathew's reformation has been in progress in Ireland, she has obtained intelligence of her father's reformation. When the joyful news first reached her, she was incredulous. But without delay she employed a friend to write for her for she could not write her selfmaking inquiry. She received a letter in reply, and took it to a friend to be read; and when that part came to be read assuring her that her father teas reformed, she ex chimed, "then he is my father, and Ireland is my home !" While this resolution was under further discussion, the Convention adjourned, the hour prescribed by the rules having arrived. A meeting was held in a grove, m the evening, commencing at half past seven and continuing about two hours. The meet ing was addressed by Geo. Scott, of Swe den,t John Pierpont, of Boston, - Pol lard, a reformed drunkard from Baltimore, and Gerrit Smith. A great multitude as sembled, and listeued with strict attention and apparently deep interest. This was the name taken by the first Society of reformed drunkards, formed in Baltimore, a year ago last April, and this class of Societies generally take this name. t This man is Scotch by birth and edu cation. He is a missionary to Sweden, sent out by the Methodists of Great Britain He is now ia the United States, solicit ino- r.,n. as 1 understand, to aid in building chanei at Stockholm. U1V !Pe The 'firit of the speakers ga've an inter esting, account of the progress of the Tem perance reformation in Sweden, which, un der all the circumstances, was nattering. The obstacles to be overcome, from the lustful habits of the people, and from the manner Jn which ihey supply themselves with intoxicating drinks, were very great Family distilleries were a common thing. There were one hundred and eighty-three thousand of these nuisances in Sweden, when the. Temperance reform commenced there. There was one trait of character distinguishing the Swedes, favorable to the permanence of reformation. They are sta ble. When they take a position they hold it. The remarks, of John Pierpont were of great weight and power. The announce ment of his name called forth greeting from r v II C P i every quarter, tie is a noDie ngure oi an active, working man is about six leet hign, and not cumbered with adipose matter, and yet not remarkably lean has a vigorous temperament, strong moral and intellectual developments, and sufficient animal stimu lus to secure efficiency. Sincerity and earn estness are among his prominent manifesta tions. While the audience werejyet clap ping him, he assured them that iri his opin ion it was the last time they would clap him that evening for he was about to fault them. But it proved not to be the last time.J He went on to throw the responsibility for the drunkenness and drinking in the land, on the people, where it belongs. The an cients, he said, made their children to pass through the fire to Moloch but we make the fire to pass through our children! We lead them iuto temptation, and leave them exposed to the embraces of a monster as relentless as Moloch, and more cruel. The inhabitants of Peking when children multi ply beyond the means of parents to support them, strip infants naked and leave them in the streets at night, to be devoured by swine and dogs! But we leave our chil dren exposed to devourers worse than these! Pollard related his experience in getting into drinking, and getting out of it. He commenced drinking at the age of twenty. He was first led into it by females, whose company he frequented. He began with cordials and dilutions of wine. It was a Jong time before he became a hard drinker. He had no idea of ever becoming a drunk ard. But he went on, as others do, through all The stages of that debasing, degrading rnd ruinous practice, until he was a very beast, and the companion of those who were like him. His warnings were searching especially to females, that they not only abstain from all intoxicating drinks them selves, but that they bevvarejof receiving into their company or favor, those who go to their cups. He ,came on to.the ground he now occupies by breaking eff from his cups at once, and joining a Washington Society. Gerrit Smith was usually felicitous and entertaining. He pursued an interesting train of thought, from the question, What is it to oe a ariaikard lie appealed to the victim himself to his wife, his chil dren, his parents to all interested, as all are. The appeals made, came from Gerrit Sraiths 'noble soul. Wednesday morning, 8 o'clock. Convention called to order by the Presi dent. Prayer by Elisha Taylor of N. York. The minutes of yesterday's proceedings were read by the Secretary, and accepted by the meeting. The resolution under discussion at the time of adjournment last evening, came up, and after further discussion was adopted. - The Business Committee reported the following resolution, which was adopted after remarks : Resolved, That this Convention rejoice in every evidence of the advance of the cause of Temperance throughout Eng land, Scotland and Wales; and that white peculiar obstacles may call for peculiar action amid that highly interesting and important portion of'the world's popula tion, this Convention hope to see the fi iends of Temperance throughout Great Britain, united and settled on thosd great principles which will result in thejiban don.iient of the manufacture, sale and gift, as well as of the personal use of those intoxicating drinks which waste Britain's strength, sap the foundation of -her mor als, and letard her attaining to the glory of sending salvation to the whole family of man.. On further report of the Business Com mittee, the following-resolution was adopt ed after discussion : Resolced, That the friends of Temper ance in Holland, Germany, Prussia, Den mark, Sweden and Russia, have our deep sympathy, inlheir efforts to throw off the debasing bondage of intoxicating; drinks and that the extraordinary interests awak ened in the cause of Temperance in some of those countries, and the readiness of their monarchs ta co-operate in diffusing light and truth among their subjects, calll upon all who have the means, in this and other countries, to improve the favorable . One of the most delightful sights I be Held .in-the whole meeting, was this man SeuM l? a COrner slP of the meetinghouse, while the Convention was in session, with a drunkard by his side, whom-he had bro't m from the streets. .Oar reformer sat wh the law of.kindnesa .on his countenance, whispering to ihe, other who sat wringing h ?anMesUV fith depraved ncliaaiwns This, thought I, ui3 nanus, and uiaoitesUy strugglin VOL. XIII. No. 46 moment nnri extend ihithor iko and practices bv which we ourselves i ... iut ii r,n; been so eminently blessed. Roll Tead by the Secretary, and cor rected. On further report of the Business (V rcittee the following resolutions adopted without remarks: Resolced, That this Convention reioi0 in the extension of the triumphs of ' perance in Australia, New So .th Wa Van Dieman's Land, the Ve$: l.j ' Southern and Western Africa, i . ' South Sea Islands, and on t! , Coii i. " of India; and. in the evidence a:?;, wherever it has, taken roo, that i: i, God, and is one of the great itruuea. talities which is lo deliver men i"rLr,i power of the Evil One, and e!eva:. ia to the high privileges and tlecte-Jacss' fc which they were created. Resolved, That as conventions cT I engaged in greaf and important ei.i.-r;;?.. ior ine imercuuuga oi inouirut an.j , -. paring of views, are-proli'.r.ble; ai.d as the present peaceful state of ;h woia'i the facilities of travel, a' T v ntion for the wholsj world would c : ve impracticable, the friends of Temrjeraucf in the United States woulj cheerfu. unite in such a Convention wheajr should be thought wise and tx ei: , -.7 that the Executive Co ; American Temperance Un; n I ed to correspond with the llu National Temperance Soci,'.; ; Britain, Ireland, and other cf this subject, and be authorize I, the way should be prepared, -to c: in,; . ' i C' - suitable delegation us fro. i this Ljj,-. X Resolved, That the leniency cf ja". toxicaling drinks to derange iLj bill? functions, to lead to dmiikeu:Ku, den the heart, sear the co: domestic peace, excite iv.q:i to t mission of crime, waste human , destroy souls; and the rebuke nings of God in his word in n ; them in connection with eve y 1 preservation, oud ihe law cf love upon all men a solemn mora! o;. . cease forever from their manuf.c and use as a beverage, and do ur.-e upon us as met: and as chri-ti pause in our work-, uiitil sucii ture, sale and use shall be u:, abandont-d. Resolved, That ibis Coi:v- n'r in every devi'Iopaieat cf tru remove existin"- ofisfa!H ,i i) c. .;0 C. V J- ..fk ., Tc-iii; era rice, and as there is a ci ..' r : i e.ino:;g wise and good men in rehe. . . the nature of ancsent views supp:s .it.e sanctioned by the word of God, i!- : . subject be com in-ended to the ce aminatio.1 of those who are cij:-.:ve if:'. investigation, with a request i'.:.: : cv would present to the pwbhc the ;: their researches. On further report'of the Business Gi mittee, the following resolution wsad ed. Resolved, That in view of the ni reformation of many tbouson jS i i . I. ards who must totally obs'ain i! use of all iutoxicating drinks, iti.S case of thousands on thousands mijjht be rescued and S;:v-.J, v. trafiie. ir, these drinks tq reos . hoped that none will he foi. -i ef mora! principle, or the ;-t inanity as to continue enga-. si;e, and timt the nr.xt gre1. cheering the Beans of ;.!! wl: country and racer ill be a z".m donment of the traffic througi'.c-: ! try. s The following resolution, re r- the Business Committee, was Ut.J, cussion when the Convention &d' for the meeting in the grove: Resolved, That the, principles n-K by our fathers in the American revolt that it was wrong to abet, eneoun v, si ply, or in any way sustain a f.;rn.:i is the true principle of moral reform ; tr.at therefore in any v;iy to st;s: temperance, either by furni&'hin;; c cider, fruit, grain, o"r ether mitt capital to distilleries or brew.! owning and renting dram shop? er !. -with bars for thesale of intoxi ?ai::i-' c is inconsistent with the great ; : -l! the temperance reform a lien. Wednesday- even in jr. -Sevtn i The foregoingVesoldiion, after tur'.'. cussion was adopted. f : remarks. Previous arrangements made it r.cca. for roe to leave on Thursday "'rrn!C'' Probably, the Convention centi::'-' thai day. , The conclusion of ;he r.- be found in some other paper, red to thQ Telegraph, bertc ucr. XThe license Siatc; . The forenoon of the seoj;;-l dafv-:"" cipally takf np in the dica'.j:. ' lution advocating the repeal 01'!" ' : ing the traffic in intoxicating cLi..'.::- L -resolution, not beinsr expressed ia v.? ' piest terms, was re-corn:i:'.ttta to : " ness Committee for revision, a : -- ject was not rejlorted on when I K'H- success of sound doctrine cn i L is y-' -the Convention, was, in my own v;e '. i yond a doubt. The passage of t! r-" lion had already beendvucateJ yj01' the best minds and hearts ia the Cnrc - such as John Pierpont, Gerrit S:i . ; Elon, Galusha. J"ohn Pierpoai's r ' ' and arguments on this peint were irrc:l" bly cotftlusive. He started on groundthe precise ground hereto. c:- en in the Telegraph-tbat the traic admitted to be sinful, it is not tor 4 tureup license it. That when -the God says, thou shah not kill, t nl 'V " Vr '