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M4nj,a •• CHICAGO TROUTNE," Chloujo, HI.
Cijkmjo Stftunt
SATURDAY, JAXUART 5, 1801.
FRIENDS OF THE UNION!
Tho friends of the Union and the Con-
ErmmoN in this city arc invited, williout
distinction of party, to assemble at Bzyaa
Hall this evening, to give expression to
their views on the present crisis in our na
tional affairs. We aak every citizen who
rejoices ill the protection of the Stars and
Btripes—every one who cherishes the hal
lowed memories. of 70—who feels the
blood course more swiftly in his veins at
ths mention of Tbrktown and Canker Hill
—who holds tho privileges and tho name
of an American, citizen above earthly price
*—wc ask each and all whether the preser
vation of tho Union and ths Constitution,
is not, at all times, of paramount import
a net? We are not speaking of the com
mercial aspects of Lie crisis, which, to the
whole Northwest/are of momentous con
cern. Wc are not discussing its moral re
lations to the institution of slavery. We
appeal to the -sjciple patriotism of every
man nourished on American soil—of every
one who has found refuge on that soil from
the despotism of foreign lands. The ques
tion now presented is solely a question of
I.OVE of country, without which the citi
zen is unworthy of a country, and desti
tute of claims to 3 share in the brotherhood
of man.
Let those who love the Union of the
States and the Constitution as our fathers
made it, rally to-night at Bryan Hall, and
lift up their united Toicc in behalf of the
best form of government that the sun ever
shone upon. Let it be well and clearly
made known that the chief emporium of
the Northwest will follow the national em
blems to the last extremity, and aid with all
her might in throwinx the plotters of trea
son over the Tarpeian rock.
MonarEsx of xtjoops.
An order has been received at Fort
Leavenworth, from-Gcn. Scott, directing ali
the available forces there to hold them
selves in readiness to be transferred to
Fort McHenry at any moment. Fort
McHenry ia situated near Baltimore. The
purpose of the order is doubtless to bring
the troops within cosy reach in the event
of a raid upon Washington City._
It is rumored also -that troops hare been
ordered from Fortress Monroe, (at Old
Point Comfort,) to Fort Sumter.
SO XT GOES.
The U. S. Arsenal at Mobile, Ala,, has
been seized by a mob, and it i. reported
that Fort Morgan, (also at Mobile) has
shared a similar fate.
FRO.H SPRINGFIELD,
Got. Chase of OXUo and Mr. Tack of
New Bampihlre at Springfield—Gen.
Cameron not Appointed secretary of
tbo Treasury—Assetn Wins: of mem
bers of tbo Legislature—Xlio State
Prison at Joliet —Proposed Concert
of Action Among tho Border Free
States.
(Special Dispatch lo the Chicago Trlbcne.]
SITUSGFXZLD, Jan. 4,1861,
Among the distinguished ccntlcmeu here
probably by the invitation of Hr. Lincoln, arc
Bon. Amos Tuck of New Hampshire and
Gov. Chase of Ohio, the latter of whom will
unquestionably be offered a scat in the Cabi
net—probably the Secretaryship of Stale. Mr.
Tack has been strongly urged as Secretary cf
the Navy—a place in which hi? former position
in the House Committee on Naval Alfrirs pe
culiarly fits him. Mr. Chase is this evening in
consultation with the President elect. .Mr.
Tuck had a conference this afternoon. Mr.
Lincoln Is calmly and coolly completing hi*
arrangements without reference to the absurd
advice tendered him by timid men in various
parts of the country, to makeup his Cabinet
without reference to the dctcauds and expec
tations of the party that elected him. It is
not true that Gen- Cameron has been tendered
a Cabinet appointment.
The cify begins to fill up with members of
the Legislature, and outsiders attracted here
by the importance of the session. The candi
dates for the various places ia the two houses
ore numerous. For Speaker of the House, two
names are mentioned promirently. Jarrot of
St. Clair and Cullom of Sangamon, with the
chances in frvor of the success of the former
though the latter has many friends. . ’
There Is much excitement here to-day in
reference to the news of the contemplated at
tack on Maj. Anderson in Fort Sumter, and
among all parties there Is hot one sentiment
in relation to the duty of the Iriends of the
Union in this emergency. Mr. Lincoln is of
course much concerned for the gallant little
bond bclcagued in Charleston harbor, and no
doubt Impatiently* waits the day in which he
may send the forces of the Republic, one and
indlvisablc, to their relief and thc'discomfiture
of the enemies of popular government. He
attended Church to-day, la obedience to
the Presidential proclamation, and it is
to be presumed that in Ms prayore Mr.
Buchanan’s back bone wag not forgotten. The
State Prison Commissioner?, some of whom
are here, entertain no doubt that the criterion
of title to the ground upon vhich the prison
is built, will be decided In favor of the Shite
In any Court The loss by the existence of.
-Ihe mortgage will be inconsiderable, because
if necessary the State can assert her right to
-take the property for her use, paying compen
sation therefor. In this case that would be
small
A distinguished politician of Indiana Is here
to secure if possible an uniform basis of action
in his State, Illinois, Ohio, Pennsylvania and
lowa, in relation to the attempted breaking
np of the government The situation of each
of these, contiguous to slave territory, and the
feet that each has a considerable admixture of
people from slave soil, mate some concert
necessary In strengthening tie Union, and in
defeating the machinations of those who hope
* for a divided North. posi
tion of cadi State shall be d-aned by Icgiela
livcjolot resolution?, and that one .view" shall
do for all His plan vras freely canvassed and
generally approved.
A Voice for the Union.
Vihccoaxs !—A word of affectionate coun
sel with-you on this day of National fast, hu
miliation and prayer I In the midst ofthe
clamorand fierce excitement of the times, can
you be indoced for a moment to heed the
voice, not‘of a politician, notof an office-hold
er or ecekcr, but simply of a Union-loving
American citizen t A Virginian by birth and
residence till manhood, bound by the most sap
cred of all ties to the Old. Commonwealth, to
■which filial and fraternal duty prompts an an
nual pilgrimage, I will not be suspected of
sectional hostility in addressing to you 11 the
words of soberness and truth.”
The question of aggression, alleged by each
section of the country to hare been perpetra
ted by the other, I do not propose to argue.
Neither to discuss the varices measures of
compromise, by legislative action or consti
tutional amendments, propostd to allay the
present excitement
It Is the question of proposed secession
which I desire to consider, h. the first place,
if we can dispossess ourselves of bias, and re
flect dispassionately upon the legitimate issues
of this doctrine of ** rightful secession,” once
asserted but signally refuted, and now revived
with intemperate zeal, we cannot foil to detect
{is fallacy, and to perceive its utter Incompat
ibOity with the genius-and stable character of
our Government The rigbt,lf conceded to one
Slate, must be granted to all* atd thus at any
season of sudden popular excitement, Incident
to elthe real or imaginary grievances,, any
Igß l H^ .- ' jSL- ; -^Ak;■ ...
..VOLUME XIV.
•Statecould Instantly Uarl defiance at the Fcd
ind Government, and with the grossest Jujus
tice to airier slater States, dissolve her con
uection with them, and disrupt the Union,
indeed, ns has beta ably argued In the Senate,
the right of secession involves also the right
of expulsion. A majority of the States, taking
umbrage at some legislative enactment of, say
yonr own state, which may be obnoxious to
them, might (this doctrine being conceded,)
unite In simultaneous secession, and then re
construct a confederacy, refusing to admit
Virginia Into the new sisterhood of States,
what a commentary npon the boasted perma
nence bf our free institutions would the ad
mission of such a doctrine famish to the des
pots of the earth!
No ench thlngas secession was contemplated
by tho framers of the Constitution. The Falt
ers of Uie Republic, embracing Virginia’s most
illustrious statesmen, uniformly denied the
existence of any ench right. It is idle, there
fore, to discuss (he question further. Seca-
■•■ ion is revolution. It has ever been so regard
ed by the ablest expounders of the Constitu-
tion, and Is so pronounced by the unanimous
verdict ofthegreatPowersoftheearth. Todeny
U Is preposterous, and only reflects upon the
candor; wisdom andbravery of those who resort
I?i2 € 3hR ll S IM i? eai,urcs fo * the redress of
alleged injuries. South Carolina, claiming this
right of secession, and with a reckless chsre
imrd of your counsel, an Insulting scoffing at
the remonstrance of many sister States (better
able than beraelfto estimate theevils of which
she comphuns), has plunged precipitately into
revolution and open war. Apprehensive, if
time were allowed for the conservative union
sentiment gf the Border States to prevail in
joc councils of the nation, that its bitter sec
tional controversy might be amicably adjusted,
this persistently querulous little Slate essays
u> be the champion of the South. Utterly un
-1 repared for so momentous a change in her
political aflalrs,she declares bcrsclfaniode-
I endent nation, and flaunting her flag of trea
; fon before the country, she stands out before
the world as the very embodiment of (emeritv
arrogance and folly. . ,
Virginians, will yon permit South Carolina
to drag your noble Commonwealth into the
vortex ofrcvolution? Do not, limploioyju.be
deceived by the fatal delusion that ptaeeaNe
secession, is posstifc, or that the Union ran now
be dissolved and then be reconstructed upon a
basis more favorable to the institutions of the
p’Outli. Bach alluring intimations of South
Carolina ami her confederates la rebellion,
arc the specious blandishments of your worst
enemy. Secession, I rrjxat, is revolution , and
rrvolution I* war. The question tlicnurisca are
you prepared for war? Has your political and
hocial status become so intolerable as to iustl
«y tbcseverance of your tics with this glorious
Confederacy? Nobly avowinga willingness to
ignore the past, is your future in the Union so
•regnant with inevitable evil as to demand
n advance rebellion, disunion and war?
What would be your justification in the eyes
ofthe world for following In the wake of that
little piratical tug, which having lowered onr
glorious national banner, hoists In Us place
ihe pjlmctto flat-, and commands you (o fight
under it Fight what? To fight your sister
states, aye to assail tin's noblest member ofthe
. great family of nations.
The con.-titufional election of a President,
were he, as charged, to entertain views
mimical to slavery, would furnish you no jus
tification. But Lincoln, however resolute iu
adhering to his platform, will -prove equally
firm in the execution of the laws of the coun
try, aud will astonish you and ronse the indig
nation of extremists in both sections by Ins
undeviating and conservative patriotism. An
other alleged ground for secession is a sup
posed hostility to the people of the South now
deemed almost universal at the North. This
is another of those wilful perversions of the
truth, by which designing politicians inflame
the passions of the people, to the prejudice of
the best Interests of the whole country. Ten
years residence in the North enables me to de
clare with roost emphatic earnestness, the
utter falsity of this impression, now so preva
lent at the South. There is, on the contrary,
a very general fraternal regard entertained by
i he people ofthe North toward their brethren
of the South. The apprehension that the abo
■ilkm of slavery in the South is contemplated
by the North, must ere this have been quieted
!*y the propositions of Seward and the leading
Republicans, so to amend the Constitution os
to render this impossible. The people here
sympathize wilhthepcop.Voftlxc South, though
t lie seceding States forfeit all claim to the con
fidence and affection of the North, the sever
ance being violent and without just cause, dis
astrous to both sections, but particularly so to
the rebels themselves.
To embitter the people of the North against,
lltosp of the South, secession Is the surest
method. On the other hand, were It practica
ble, I could suggest no more certain rcinedv
for the. terrible strife now convulsing the ua*
tiou than the appointment by each district of
every Southern State of their lest men, (not
politicians) to tisii the Xortfu I would guar
antee them natouly'a most cordial reception
and hospitable entertainment, but such gen
uine manifestations of kind feeling, and so
frank uu interchange of political sentiments,
its would completely disarm politicians of their
unholy influence over the masses, and restore
l be country to its wonted peace.
-Vlas, that designing demmrognes—extrem
ists North and South—should be able so to ex-
dte the prejudices of the one section against
the other, as to crush the conservatism of the
country, and eradicate from the hearts of the
people the love of the Union! Virginians, arc
you ready to further these traitorous machina
tions for the overthrow of the Government?
Have you counted the cost, realized the uni
versal distress, brought home to you the hor
rors of civil war ? Think of it, not in the dis
tsmee, but as imminent, aye as already com
menced, and the spread of which nothing but
the goodness of God can avert from us.
Reflect upon the thousands and tens of thou
sands of widows nud orphans which such a
war would cast upon the cold charity of the
world, the fearful carnage, the unrelenting
terrors of internecine strife, (he total prostra
tion of the commerce and all the materia] ln
icrcsta of the country, which would Inevitably
follow, and above all the arrest iu her proull
career of this most glorious nation on God's
earth!
Pause, my countrymen, remember him
whose ashes in Mount Vernon’s hallowed soil
make Virginia the most sacred of the States,
mid for hi« sake, for hU memory, let her be the
last to forsake that flag which he upheld to tho
enze ol au admiring world, the l<ui to tear
down that great Temple of Liberty, of which
he was the chiif architect—the lost to disregard
his sacred injunctions for the Integrity, the
glory, and the perpetuity of the Republic.
Tuos. Bakbouu Envoy.
Chicago, Jan. 4,1801,
nunite jttßETi&a.
The Constitution, Inlon, and Enforcement of
(be Laws
LET TAB PEOPLE BAtLVj
The citizens of Chicago, without distinction
of party, who arc in favor of standing by the
Constitution and the Union, and the enforce'
ment of the laws, arc requested, to meet at
Bryan Hall on Saturday evening, Jan. 6,1861
ibrthe purpose of expressing theirsentiments
in relation thereto.
C. 11. Kay, Gage, Bro. & Brake,
Benj. F. Taylor, Vo. 11. Brown,
Win. Brow*, Geo. A. Mcccb,
L. C. P. Freer, James 11. lloca,
K. 1. Tinkbam, S. 8. Bayes,
O. Kendal), Grant E. Garloek,
Geo. A. Ingalls, B. B. Cook «fc Co.,
E. K, T. Armstrong, J. B. Quinlan,
B. W. Lamherson, J. K. Boisford,
M. C. Kumee, Hooker & Jones,
Edward Vdse. U. D. Colvin,
J. Q. Hoyt, Horace White,
W. Jl. Keen, S. A. Irvin,
A. Bigelow, Thoi*. B. Bryan,
3.. P. Hilliard. Geo. P. Hansen,
J. P. Campbell, John A. Bros*,
C. D. Farwell, T. B. Carter,
A. Gibbs, Mat. Laflln,
John Gray, B. V, Bell,
Wm. T. Barron, A O. Throop,
A-I*. Coe, H. B. Stearns,
C. KoUftnebco, ’ K. A. Slllla & Co.,
Wm, 11. Rice, E. O. Hook,
Geo. A. Springer, It. F. Mather.
Merrill Follansbec, BenJ. P. Qnitnby,
h. B. Taft, John 11. Klmtic,
Norman williams, Jr,, John A. Nichols,
\V. Windocs, Thomas Loaergan,
F. B. Owen-i, J. W. Wanghop,
Sidney Smith, Oco. SlcHrnine,
Wra. w. FanreH, Elliott Anthony.
John Evan \ Robert nerve r,
L. Xowlin. S. P. Warner,
John Long,
J. It Mills & Co.,
John Van Annan,
John
Warren iXJJIer.
KretL Tuttle,
Chas. Walker,
li. W. Kavxuond,
W. \V. Daneobower,
Lctbcr Haven,
J. L. Marsh, E. P. Towne,
Gilbert C. "Walker, Boot & Cady,
J>r. Bralaard, C. Beat ley.
J. Greenes 8. A. Goodwin,
iTbas. H. CurUi, E. C. Earned,
K. It lUddo.k, I. N. Arnold,
U. B. Stile*. E. Van Boren,
Fred. Harding, Geo. Manlerro
Van H. Higgins, John C. Haines,
.T. W. Chlcertng, C. \V. Clark.
A- C. Hesimr. E. Solomon,
Henry Wendt, I*. Breatano,
Hr. jinx Myen§, C. L. Diehl,
•T. f). Webster, Leopold itaver,
Eschenburg, Ernst Prnsalng,
Kobt. Law, E. Bomcmanne,
VT. 11. Bruue, * Geo. Schneider,
C. Voroabl, ‘ Henrich Bendly,
71. sycwc. K XeoOjfsr,
It K, Swift, E. Scblacgcr,
Julius BoicnthaL ' Adolph Loeb,
New Beugioot "Weekly.— A new religious
weekly, the RrtsbyUrian Recorder, the organ of
the New School Presbyterians, has just made
its appearance. It is a very handsome seven
column sheet,, and the Initial number gives
high promise of merit Bev. Tates Hickey
fills the chair of office editor, with whom are
associated, in the corps editorial, the several
pastors of this city of the denomination In
question, a combination of talent that cannot
fall to make the Seamier a welcome visitor to
multitudes <?f Christian '.homes in the North
west -
THE CITY.
Bitwouh.—At No. 119 Randolph street,
H. Sanborn Is selling desirable and delicious
oysters at 40 cents per can.
Last Obsequies.—Tho funeral of the late
CoL J. B. F. Russell will be attended to-daj at
31-3 P. M., from St. James Church, In the
North Division.
Stealing Hahjtess,—Two colored men arc
In custody on suspicion of having stolen a har
ness found in their possession. The property
can be seen at the City Marshal's office.
The 'Weather.—Yesterday -was winter of
the standard pattern. Since South Carolina
went out the temperature seems to be vciy
much reduced. If all the gulf States leave we
may get winter the year round.
Sireet lUilwats,— The City Railway Com
pany are now running twcuty-one cars during
the temporary suspension of tho Madison
street routed This latter will be resumed im
mediately upon the completion of the Madison
street tunnel.
Game.—The game laws are in force, and all
in possession of the forbidden fruit ofthe for
ests and prairies, will do well to be on the
look-out The Audubon Club aud similar in
stitutions throughout the country arc work
ing to the endof securing a strict enforcement
of the law.
Educatioral.-—' The Executive Board of the
Ladies* Baptist Education Society will meet
at the First Baptist church on Tuesday, Bth
inst, at 3 o’clock r. m. The solicitors in tho
different churches are earnestly desired to
meet with the Board at that time. Business
of importance demands a fall attendance.
The Chicago Associate Cosgress.—A
lively discussion Is tbe order of exercise this
evening, at Mechanic’s Institute Hall, under
the auspices of the above Association. Sub
ject of discussion—“ Tho Union,” with argu
ments pro and eon. Hour of opening 7 Impre
cisely. The public arc respectfully invited to
be present.
Me, Murdoch’s Hamlet.— A good audience
assembled at Bryan Hall last evening to hear
the reading of Hamlet by Mr. Murdock, under
the auspices of tho Audubon Club. The dis
tinguished tragedian fully maintained his well
earned reputation as reader, and was frequent
ly greeted with applause.
The State Fair. —Everybody agrees that it
la most desirable that the next State Fair
be held In this city, and so It will be located If
the matter he properly brought before the Ex
ecutive Board, who have their meeting on the
13th Inst "Who is moving in the matter? It
Is something our business men arc all inter
ested in, and should not be permitted to go by
default.
Fire-— The alarm of fire for the Sixth Dis
trict, on Thursday night, was caused by the
burning of a Meat Market on North Clark
street, owned by G. J. "W. Stead, whose loss is
more than covered by an Insurance of *SOO in
the ./Etna. A news depot and confectionery
adjoining the Meat Market on th’c north, and
owned by the ‘Ward Brothers, was cleaned out
by the combination of fire and water. Other
-tores adjoining were also damaged by tbo
hasty removal of goods, Ac.
Citt Mission'. — A grand benefit Is proposed
for the City Mission, represented by Ucv. E.
B. Tattle, on Thursday and Friday of next
week, at Bryan’s Hall. -During each*day a
Fair and Festival will be held, with tableaux
in the evening. Everything is to he on the
best and most liberal scale. Tho City Mission
has recently added to its modes of doing good,
the feature of a comfortable lodging room for
temporary applicants, a class known to all
oar almoners of charities la this city.
Acknowledged the Com?.—The prepara
tions of White Flint Corn, inaugurated by
Wagoner, arc now continued by his succes
sors, Messrs. Pole & Richardson, on the cor
ner of Griswold and Harrison street?, manu
facturers of most excellent Hominy Samp
and Granulated Meal, and the coarser products
of wheat, so approved by all housekeepers.
They arc Largely extending their business, and
furnish a market for all the White Flint Com
that Is brought to this city.
C5T* The Webb Sisters continue to attract
good houses at McVicker’s Theatre. This is
their twelfth night, and we understand they
remain next week, when another extravaganza
will be produced. This is the last night of
Beauty and the Beast, which is performed first
to allow the children to see it and return, if
they sec lit, though the whole performance
Wiil terminate at half-past ten. Take the
children and let them see, beautifully Illustrat
ed, this old nursery tale, and hear Dixie sung
by the whole company.
A New FARSfEK’s Barojxeteh. —We have
before called tho attention of our readers to
Tlmby’s Patent Barometer, a new patent
standard instrument, which is constructed
with a flexible section, so arranged as to com
pensate for the changes of temperature, leav
ing the height of the mercurial column entire
ly unchanged by the extremes of heat or cold,
whether placed indoors or out, and substan
tially obviates the hitherto great uncertainty
of reading the barometer. This Instrument is
entirely partablc,andc4iu be safely transported
to any part of the world. A thermometer is
each instrument
To (he fanner a barometer is invaluable, as
it invariably indicates the approach of a storm,
and hence often gives a warning by which he
is enabled to protect Ins crop from danger,
and from the cheapness of Tlmby’s instrument
it is within the reach of aIL The price la from
87 to $lO. Messrs. Jons M. Msbrick & Co.,
IVosccstcr, Mass., aft* the manufacturers.
Mcootys.—Our friend Muggins rode out
yesterday. Ho invested & V and as collateral
look a pair of bays and a swan-neck cutter.
Altogether Muggins was the envy of tho Ave
nue. He only one mUbop. At a
street crossing, while moving at something
under 2:40, he came near running down the
venerable Spriggins, moving slowly on foot.
It was a small remove from being a hospital
case, and Bpriggina made a scramble of It for
the sidewalk. Muggins put on tho brakes and
brought the bays to a stand still by a display
of science that would have set Rarcy crazy.
He meekly apologized to the injured Sprig
gins, observing that it being Fast-day he was
out for a little relaxation, “Tea,” growled
Spriggius the venerable, “ ye appear unto men
too Fast” It was too much for Muggins, nud
he walked the bays for three* entire blocks,
pondering the matter.
The Boos Trade, —Happening in at Col
by’s Gift Store, No. 118 Randolph street, yes
terday, wo had occasion to notice the inroads
made in bis extensive general stock by the
late Holiday Trade, not that it is to be under
stood that there arc not moretthawn w a few
more left.” The fact is valuable as indicating
a growing and laudable taste in community
for making gifts of good and sterling books.
Mr. Colby’s stock comprises a very wide
range of volumes, from the elegant issues rich
In Turkey morocco, and embossed work, down
to the cheap muslin editions, which by the
wise liberality of publishers, have brought
classic and standard novelists, dramatists, his
torians, and Uteratcurs, within the reach of
the humblest purchaser.
Some of tbo volumes sad setts stQl on Mr.
Colby’s shelves are gems ■worth any pur*
chaser’s possessing, while the most moderate
purse need not go away without an armful of
good reading. The little folks ore liberally
remembered In hts stock by some of the most
charming little volumes that ever delighted
young humanity.
A principle in Hr. Colby's trade inaugurated
by him and continued through over four years
of successful trade in this city, and that, too*
coveting a period of depression and panic, la
the accompanying each purchase of a book
with a gill of jewelry, ranging in class and val
ue from a watch, to a ring or somosmaller arti
cle. While his prices for the same volumes
are as low as that of any other house in the
city, this added feature Is a very satisfactory,
and as It proves, moat popular one.
For these reasons set forth, the store No.
118 Randolph street seems a very dellrable
place to be visited by those in search of books,
not only through the Holiday period but at all
seasons of the year.
CHICAGO; SATURDAY, JANUARY 5, 1861
THE NATIONAL FAST.
ITS OBSERVANCE IN CHICAGO,
RELIGIOUS SERVICES YESTERDAY.
THE EXERCISES IX OIR CHURCHES.
THE CL£BGT ON THE CRISIS:
Prryenfor oarßdleri sndthe Nation
They Rale.
It certainly seems & healthy change in pub
lic sentiment, when a confession is made by
the President of our Nation that there may be
something after all, in national affairs, suita
ble to furnish ■ a theme., for pulpits and
prayer-meetings. We used to be told
by the highest authorities in Democracy, that
political preaching and political prayers were
a chief evil among ns, and of sufficient magni
tude to evoke thunders from the Senate
Chamber, and solemn protests in Presidential
Messages, and it is no remote page in our his
tory that bears the grave rebate to the
“ three thousand clergymen.”
Wc have come, upon a new state of things,
yhea the highest of our Public Functionaries
actually invites from the sacred desk and the
conference room a share of attention to pres
ent human affairs, willing, as it would seem,
to qjlow that subjects for prayer and preaching
may be found less remote in history than an
cient Babylon and Judea, and nearer than Bor
rtoboola Glia, and Patagonia.
The National Fast Day in this city yesterday
was vciy generally observed by the religions
public, and very full notes are appended of
these services in numbers of onr churches.
In the city at large there was little, however,
to mark the day. The Post-office was closed,
as also tbe Federal Courts, and there was no
meeting on ’Change, though probably had it
convened it would have been one of tbo most
solemn gatherings of the day. The streets
were busy us usual, and under tbe influences
of good sleighing and a clear cold atmosphere
a liberal use was made of livery and private
establishments. Still a very large nnmbcr of
our citizens turned aside from their usual avo
cations for a portion of the day at least, and
assembled in their several places of worship,
where the exercises, under the influence of the
alarming aspects of the times, were of an im
pressive and interesting character. With this
this preface we proceed to separate mention
of some of these gatherings.
FIRST CONGREGATIONAL CHURCH.
Rev. W. N. Patton, thepastor of this Church,
oue of the most prominent in tho TVcst Di
vision, has on two successive preceding Sab
baths made especial reference to our national
uffilrs. Sabbath before last he chose his theme
“Prayer for Rulers,” and on last Sabbath “Tin
Suddenness of Revolutions,” from the text 2d
Chron., 29, Sfi, “ And the thing was done sud
denly,” showing how God advances His cause
on earth. Having thus In a measure anticipa
ted the themes suggested for yesterday, no
public service was held In tho main audience
room, but large and fully attended prayer
meetings were held at 11 A. M. and 2 P. M.
At 7}£ last evening the occasion of the usual
Church Preparatory Lecture Mr, Patton
preached from Is. 50th cli., 10th verse, his
theme being; Directions to those who arc in
gloom by reason of trials, personal and gene
rM. Of the services at this church yesterday
as a whole it may be said that both In pastor
and people there was betokened a recognition
of tho workings of Providence in present
events. The President elect was often remem
bered and in. feeling and Impressive terms, in
view of the high trusts about to be commit
ted to him.
SECOND PRESBYTERIAN CHURCH.
The New School Presbyterian Churches
united at half-past 2 o'clock In a union ser
vice in the Second Presbyterian Church. The
pastor. Rev. Dr, Patterson, led the exercises,
and after an oppropriatc prayer by Mr. T.po,
read the 121-2-3 and 4th X’salms. Rev. Mr.
Swnzcy, of the Third Presbyterian Church,
said this was an occasion in which our ill
desert and absolute dependence upon God
were manifest. Amid all the doubt and dan
gers by which we are surrounded, all could
find comfort in the assurance that God’s pur
poses to this nation and to his chosen people
would be accomplished. He was able to ward
off disasters, and can so dispose of this the
best of Governments as to advance the gloiy
of his kingdom. It Is well, that the
Executive has called the peop.o together, and
recommended them to bring their case before
Him who is both able and willing to deliver
us out of all our troubles.
Rev. Mr. Dickinson said it was an indication
for good when the President, distrusting his
own wisdom, and that of those by whom he
is surrounded, recommended the Christians of
the nation to bring the matter directly to the
“ Inflnltoono.” This very fact gives us a right
to hope that God will hear and answer the
prayers of his people. Man's wisdom, the
counsels of the wise ones of the land were all
at fault The praying of Christians will have
a good effect upon those who do not pray.
Thousands of Christians in all the star* States
were earnestly praying with ns for a peaceful
solution of our present difficulties, and he be
lieved God would hear and answer prayer.
Rev. J. A. Wight of the Olivet Presbyterian
church, spoke ol the great anxiety he had felt
for a long rime, for the reason that in family,
social and public prayer, lie had beard so little
fbr the government. When ihe proclamation
for the fast was first published, some said we
should not pay any attention to it, for nobody
had any confidence in the President. If that
were so, it afforded the strongest reason why
we should observe it, for we all have coufi
dencc in God. God holds the hearts of ail
men in His bands. If any* one thinks the
President has no courage, God can give him
that, If bo lacks Integrity, God can prompt to
that. He can inspire our rulers with exactly
those qualities necessary to protect all our
rights as a nation. He instanced Saul, who
though never converted, and ut first a timid
youth—was led to fulfil the purposes of God
and bring deliverance to his chosen people. A
general on the eve of battle, observing a doz
en men at a distance, upon their frees, and be
ing told they were engaged, in prayer, said
that tbo battle was already more than half won.
The fact that this Fast was appointed was a
sign of hope.
Bcv. Mr. Humphrey, of the First Presbyte
rian Church, remarked: God always cnconr
aged bis people to como to him in all times of
trouble. We should hare confidence In him
as our Sovereign. This people of old wore
encouraged to go to him, with the assurance
that he lelt an interest in all their affairs. Our
Cithers had the same confidence in God that
the best of the Israelites had. £vcry stone In
the foundation of our Confederacy was Laid in
prayer. We should all, as individuals, oher?
ish the same hopes. God's purposes to this
nation, and to this church, will be fulfilled.
The Union may be broken. Israel was broken,
but the fruits thus scattered were now blessing
all the nations of the earth- We may not he
guilty ofthe sin of slavery. If so, wo arc not
called upon to hnmble ourselves for that; bnt
we may have opposed it bitterly and in a bad
spirit If so, we should repent and bumble
ourselves before God. W T c may have grown
proud and self-confident, and if so, we shooid
bow humbly before the Lord. We must have
strong faith in him—lalth, though a storm of
blood envelope ns.
Rev. {Dr. Patterson said we have come to
gether to pray [not only for the nation, hat for
the safety of the church. God can make it in
strumental ia saving ns politically. The church
should be remembered here, the church South
as well as North, Where passian most gov
erned them men were crying earnestly to God,
and be believed their prayers would be beard.
The audience then sung the hymn com
mencing
“ I love thy Kingdom, Lord,**
and Hew J. E. Boy made an earncstand appro
priate prayer.
Peter Pago, Esq., referred to tho duty of
Christians to take an active interest in tho
political concerns of the country. Christians
had no moral right to leave the government of
the nation to thc-managcment of tho vikrpor
tion of tho community. What could we
expect when the wicked rule, but cruel dis
cord and strife.
A stranger to us here asked that we should
privately, if not appropriate here, pray for
Major Anderson and hit men, that God would
protect them from the mod one* around them.
They were octaqrylng a most important posi
tion. la this their hour of
trial, might la %ome measure depend the fate
of the uatlohf! Wc should pray that God
would protect ftem if attacked, and not suffer
them to be sacrificed to the wild spirit of exci
ted men.
Short, and it JsTtd bchoped effective* prayers
were made by gjbnticmeu between several of
the addresses; asd the meeting separated with
a firmer faith lathe power and the all protect
ing care of Israa’a God:
CLARK*STREET M. E. CHURCH.
A large congregation was present at the
Clark street MJu Church, where the different
Methodist Societies had assembled.
Rev. 0. H. Tiffcny delivered an Interesting
and patriotic sermon, which was listened to.
with attention numerous hearers. The
text was from IsUah, x.nn, 0-7;
6. la not this the hat that X hare chosen ? to
loose the bands of wickedness, to undo the heart*
burdens, ajd to loathe oppressed go free, and that
ye break every yoke f
7. Is it not to deal thy bread to the hungry, and
tha: thou bring thdpoor that are cast out to thy
hoose ? when thoiLWeri the naked,that thou cover
Mm: and that thoojdde not thyself from thine own
flesh? r
We subjoin a sEetfih:
This day wily; he remembered in his
tory. It calmly to, consider the
present position we..occnpy as a Christian people,
tor the first time £ the bl.-tory of this Republic,
the announcement A* made by the Executive Hint
The Union of thf States ia at the present mo
ment threateued with alarming and immediate
danger.” The Unfcm of our States, th- hope of
our fathers, and the heritage of the world, tain
Imminent danger. The speaker then traced a his
tory of tho growthef the Union in the addition of
new States and the attempts at pres erring the bal
ance of power between the shareholding and non
blateholdlng States.-.For the first time in the his
tory of the nation the principles of the North and
South have been arrayed against each other at tho
ballot box, as opposing forces. The North ba*-
won the victory, the responsibility for the*
right use of the power thus acquired rests npou
her. It should be exercised In maintaining tho
permanence of the Union of these States, There
are noJust causes for the dismemberment of this 1
Confederacy, certainly none la view of the disas
ters which snch dismemberment would necessarily
entail. The teachings of history are full of terrible
examples. We read them In the centuries ofblood
ahed and disorder which followed the division of
the Macedonian, the Roman and the Mogul Em
pires. Oar own fkr-scclug statesmen hare declared
the impossibility of the breaking up of this Con
federacy without convulsion. We have no right
to expose either ourselves orot-cra to so Imminent
a peril.
it we allowed the establishment of an Empire
determined to rc-open the slave trade. It might in
volve us in a war with thona nation-* who have
leagued with us to pm an end to it. If this calam
ity should be averted, the line which marks the
separation of the States, instead of being as now a
glace for friendly greeting, wonld be tbelinu.be
md which men wonhl Intrench themselves in bat
tle ami would be tbe scene of civil war, or falling
this, our brethren of one blood, one history, one
nationality, would be left alone, exposed to all the
horrors of servile Insnrrect ion. These evils we are
bound in duly to prevent. They can alone bo
stayed by the preservation of the Union.
Let. us suppose that these calamities do not fall
on us, we must inevitable lose national power, na
tional prosperity—and tb’e opportunity fur the ad
vancements of nulled Christian Influences. These
wc cannot afford to pan with, because of the com
plaints of the dissatisfied. Whose ia to he the his
tory of the Revolution after this threatened disun
ion take place i Whose arc to be the heroes we
now revere in common 1 Are the States which
had no existence during that period to lose all the
prestige of onr common history and fatherhood J
the influence of heroic ancestry ha- been seen and
frit in every battle-field. ItlcadthcEngUsh troops
at iDKcrman and through all the bloody war * f mo
Crimea. Wc cannot submit to Wc It asa controll
ing and animating power of oarfnture. With his
torical remembrance*, would go national pride,
present prosperity, and .V.) the swelling hopes with
which oar future is so idled. Wo have to-day that
.Issue before ns. We arc to gather cypres* for the
dead or to crown our heroes with the*living laurel.
History is not a record of time but a treasury of
deeds and principles, and our record Is filled np
with great names and deeds of fame. Call for the
het or the world's worthies, and among statesmen
America claims place for Hamilton and Jefferson
among jurists, for Marshall and Story; among the.
oiogKmt*, for Edward* and dimming; among phil-
for Franklin uud lilttenhouso; among
mechanics, for Fulton and Whitney; among ora
tors, for Clay, Calhoun and Wcbstvr;* among poets
for Longfellow and Bryant; among men of letters)
for Irving and Bancroft*, and among generals, for
Washington and Jackson; and the great of the
cld world move from their thrones to give theta
room and welcome.
If therefore, there exist an Individual, who feels
no stir of Nationality, whose pulse does cot quick
en, whose bosom does rot clow with generous im
pulse at the recital of his fathers’ deeds of fame
who feels no peculiar and personal enthusiasm in
the fact ot common citircuehin trich heroes, that
being Is not worthy tho name of man: he does not
exercise and cherish ooc of tho nroudest rights of
manhood; shun such an one, he' bears tho mark of
Cain; unlit to breathe tho pure air, tread the free
soil.striko hand* with* v*>o fr«A s-»u, or h-nr r\c
habbath bells of a free country. Jet him be Anathe
ma Maranat/ia.
M ith our nationality gone wo have no temple for
oar homes, and *bomay glory la heroes if we may
not? Plica Wa*lilngt n innuv land, amrouml him
with all that that land has produced of genius, and
of worth, and as the gods of the Philistines bowed
before the ar-c of the covenant they will be found
fallen from thelrjthronee, prone at his feel. Make
niches for old worthies, raise pedestals for modern
heroes, till Fame’s temple bo filled up, wo care not
for niche, woaek no pedestal, hut, we claim the
summit of the temple of united or constitutional
liberty, towering aioft. piercing the cloud, serene
m constant sunlight, as the true place for Wash
ington.
Lor us emulate his virtues while wo provide a
home for his memory. Let our prayers be, God
save the Union I God give our counsellors and ru
lers grace and wisdom.
THEOrS* CHURCH.
The various Episcopal congregations in this
city were invited to a Union Service fn Trinity
Church on Madison street. The religious ex'
crciscs were ofa deeply impressive audso’emn
character, and were participated In by several
of the Episcopal Clergy and by a large congre
gation. After the appointed Morning Service
had. been read and appropriate psalms and
hymns sung, the Hector of Trinity, Rev.
James Pratt, said that it had been thought
better, iustcad ofa set sermon on the occasion,
to have a few remarks from each of his breth
ren present, to be in each case concluded by a
prayer. He would therefore first call upon the
Her. Dr. Claukson, of Bt, James Church,
who spoke somewhat as follows:
There never has been. In the history of our Lind,
a day of such solemn Importance as iblf, when all
tho people are summoned to pray to Almlgbtr God
to save us from threatened divisions, ana to avert
the fearful horrors of a civ}] war. This Is no time
to enter Into a discussion upon the causes of our
national troubles, and this is no place to set forth
oor Individual theories as to the best plan of set
tling these troubles; w« are met for another and a
different purpose, simply to ask tho Lord God of
oar Fathers, and of ourselves, and of oor children,
to end onr difficulties in Hie own way, and by Ilia
owu power. \Tc acknowledge the powcrle?sne J s
of man. We own the utter inability of oar best
men to propose anything, or to cany out anything,
that wifi restore peace, order and happiness to our
poor dismembered land; and therefore ns a people
of faith and prayer wo have but one resource—the
mercy and the loving kindness of tUo King of
Kings and Lord of Lords.
It may be very well for ns. away from scenes of
trouble, to talk about blockading ports, ami cap
taring capitals. and burning chics, ns if these
were matters of child-play; but la there a Christian
man. Is there a humane man,here, who is not ready
to fall upon his knees, and to sav from his henrt,
” O God. preserve ns from the aw'fal terrors of civil
war; let not oor noble land be lit up with the flames
of an earthly Hell.” It Is bad enough, God knows,
when JuiUonsremotefrorocach otiierin svmrahJw,
m interests and In the bloody con
flicts of the battle-field; but Is there a language
that can describe. Is there an imagination that can
grasp, the horrible picture of brothers of one fami
ly. men of one flesh and Hood and name, standing
up in this land and ace, to shoot cab othsrdown
like dogs ?
Sow, I asy that every Christian \rara. and every
Christian women also, who has not praved, and
who does not every day pray, to Almlsoty God
to deliver ns from danger# like these. Is almost as
machatraltoros the miserable wretch who dares to
stretcWorth a ruthless hand to strike down s govern
ment hallowed by so many sacred associations as
ours. There can be treason then in thechnrc'i and
treason in the closet of the Christian,as well as trea
son in the councils of tbopoUticians. list I have
hopoyet that all will #OO2 be right again. I be
lieve it, because God rules—because God bears
prayer, and because tbo people have began to pray.
I have no patience with Christian people who go
about wringing their hands and saving. -Wc are all
ruined, “wc arc all going to destruction." Of
uoursoweareaU ruined if we have lost faith in
God, and have forgotten to pray, and have left ev
erything in tho hands of the destrovers.
Bat I say that If Chri-tlau people, aad Christian
families, and Christ on churches, were unceasing
audi nportufiate in their petitions to the Great
God to have merer qp° a os, and deliver 09. that
God would tear, (I apeak it with reverence.) for He
has premised, and he cannot He. And it U the
only thing that will save us. There la more hope,
it seems to me, in day# and trouble# like these In
ona humble believer s fervent prayers, than Inajl
the messages of Presidents, and all the dodges of
demagogues, and all the resolutions of commit
tees. I say do right, trust In God, and bo ready
for the worst.
I believe that after this day’* pravers
have reached the skies, that the clouds
over us will begin to scatter. Some of you verr
ago,when this dty, and
anthlß portion of the country, was visited or the
terrible scourge of the cholera. Hen were alarmed
and panic-stricken everywhere. Business was dc
preased. “Death was in the palaco and in the
hom. rear and sorrow and agony abounded.
Friend# of yesterday we carried to tbegravo to-dar.
- I, ° wan felt sure of his life for the next hour The
number of victims increased with a steady growth
from day to day, and all hone seemed to desert
every heart. But on the 4th dayof August, DM9 a
universal prayer was proclaimed and held, and tbo
people came aptothellooso of God, aud cried ont,
“ Spare ns. Good Lord, spare Thy people.” And
somehow, from that very hour, a new heart seemed
to possess us all. We took courage and looked no
and felt safe. Aud it is a fact, as the dally registry
of deaths will show, that the ravagesbf the pesti
lence began sensibly to diminish—the number of
deaths seemed to decrease at once, and happiness
and joy and gratitude took tho place of terror and
consternation. So I believe it will be now But
aa I said before this. Is no time for much sneakier,
but for prayer. Lot ut pray.
The Rev. Dr. Clarkson then read the prayer
set lor the times by Bishop Bargees of Maine,
after which the Rev. Clinton Locke of Grace
Church made the following remarks:
There are, beloved, many persons In these Uni
ted States who are this day Unghing contemptu
ously at the Idea of this Nations fjDay being able to
make any difference In the state of thing*. Thor
»ay, ‘‘what good la It going to do: Is it going to
put off secession, or tranquil Ire the country, or
aolre the party problem of state riuhts and general
rights f We have brought this oh ourselves and
now we have got to bear the consequences/’ Let
us answer them la tho spirit of. tho tscrlpfarcs.
•There was a tatlon once whom God had purposed
to destroy— folly ipsolved to sweep It away, and
oat forty days remained to the end of their national
existence. One of his prophets besought that peo
ple to turn wUh fasting and prayer to their Al
mighty Father. Be ehowed them la wore* Which
Heaven inspired, how their own sinfulness had
brought about this destruction, and be besought
them to repent They believed him. In sackcloth
anoashosthfrklagandthepcarant bewailed their
feinsj and tbeir sorrow was not in vain. The ecrip
tore goes on to ear: “God saw their works, that
tKov turned from tSrir evil vfiays; and God repented
sbat he bad said he would do nnto.tbem,
aflabccildltnot.” lias God changed, beloved. Has
his character altered since the time of Jonah, and
■ wj ceased to interfere wilh the ways ol nations?
Oh. is he not (he same to-dav* yesterday and for
ever; la he not Just as rthrllnf and kind now as
be ever was, and is not bis ear os op2n to pnultect
Americans as to penitent Nincvilesf To use the
stronglangnageofoUr Diocesan, “Dreadful tokens
appear, and oar consciences reprove as that we
have provoked His wrath aud that He will enrse onr
blessings. * God’s face seems turned from us. and
darker, and yet darker. Is ibociond on onr horizon;
cmvfnsion la in onr councils and Irresolution In our
officers; boastful and Indecent triumph In-one
section, aud wild, feckless . denunciation In
another; a want of truthfulness, pf broth
eriy confidence; a fear of being overreached
in political bargaining: a lack of patriotism,
brought about, alas I with how much justice, by n
feeling that the aflUlra ot the country have passed
into tue hands of political hacks, who n«o them for
tbuir own selfish purposes. All these are upon us,
around us, amoiu: us, and we stand trembling on
the vcryojjf a tremendous crisis, and ask ourselves
Can it be true thit these noble States, tho envy
and admiration of the world, are to take arms
against each other.What shall we do to escape
so groat a,calamity f Do. beloved, as the people of
Xiuevch did—tom toGod aedask him to arrest the
calamity. Ask Him to turn his anger from us, and
return to ns his Messing. Do not forget that “un
derneath ns arc the everlasting arms,” and that
those arms have often btva stretched out to save.
When the fleetof Philip, invincible it moved la it*
tremendous force, bore down upon the shores of
England, and a trembling, penitent people crowded
to to ask for Ilia Almighty aid.
whose hand was It that dashed that fleet upon the
rocks and saved the Reformed Chnrch from ruin ?
as it not the Fame God who now rules over ub ?
Alas, wo win not recognize this until all earthly
means have failed. Trusting lu Providence is our
last resource; and yet perhaps Sod meant It to be
&o, for It shows that human old Is merely human,
anq that in the hour of trial, God must bo sought
and recognized. Jn this hour, I, for one, can see
no earthly light. The questions which have arisen
arc so complicated, every step seems so embar
rassed. that ihe only opening, is the way to God’s
footstool. There let us cast ourselves, and while
we resolve to act like manly, true, patriotic Amer
icans, loving our common country belter than
any political sect, let us say “God be merdfol
to ns sinners.” Let as cry “Wc have sinned;
wo hare done wickedly, torn thine anger from
os, and return to ns peace,” and then Jet
ua resign ourselves. Whatever may bo the Is
sue, and He may determine it shall be a bloody
one, let us resign ourselves to Hia sovereign
pleasure, and say “ God’s will be done.”
After Mr. Locke bad finished, ho read the
“ Prayer fer Congress,” and was [succeeded by
Rev. Mr. Tuttle, who spoke In substance as
follows:
The reason which Jesus taught us, Is that Divine
Providence governs all things, so that the very
hairs of our uesd are alt numbered, and not even a
sparrow falls to the ground without our Father'd
notice. Ono would think th t this great truth
would always be present with us; and the thought
ofit w-uld go with ua In every day’s rest; and
early in the morning would wake bur hearts to
gratitude and warm our tongues to praise. But
man Is not so constituted. There Is nothing so
good and merciful that ho docs cot get used to It.
Cod dispenses, dully and yearly, his bounties of
seed ihneand harvest, as during the past vear; but
nothing rouses us from our apathy unless a panic,
or threatened civil war arouse us to own the hlce--
rings of a never-falling Providence. The senses
ail are steeped In dull decay, till aroused by dan
gers which threaten our beloved country. The
leatiOtt la all of God’s judgments, and especial
ly tho oue we should heed to-day. is to turn to
Uo-i In humility and prayer. For the same spirit
which tempted us to forget Him in our prosperity,
would seem to take vengeance upon us iu our perils
and adversity, by leading us to distrust Him.
Without Him, wc find, wnun trial comes, is to be
■wPUout hope,and Icaru that it is all from God;
because as lie Is the author of all good, so there is
no evil but by his permission; and ns the scale
made up of aggregated drops, bo the sea of Nation
al Evil ia bat the aggregated sins of individual*,
and thus each individual, searching out hla own
►ins and repenting of them, would call down a
blessing from God out Saviour, to whom let us all
now pray.
The prayer of Bishop Mellvalnc was then
read by Mr. Tuttle.
At the conclusion of Mr. Tuttle’s remarks,
Rev. James Pratt, Rector of Trinity Churcht
said:
Mr Brethren : One of the saddest sight* upon
which wo can possibly look is now presentedtolho
people of these Uniud States. I do not refer f>
the secc a ?ion of one State or more, as I might. I
do not refer lothu.thrcaicocd dissolution of this
time-honored, hcavco-blcsscd Union, but to the
vlew.prescnted In the Capital of the Nation. There
are gathered the wise men of tin* land—those who
in the recent campaign were the idols of the pco-
Sle, before whom the masses were almost roadv to
owdown and worship. Look apou them to-dsyl
Aye. look upon them! Confused—bewildered—
perplexed naa confounded, they are rro'ly confes
sing ttut they kiiu«v n<>t wnat to do; mat they sec
no way out from the dark marcs In which they arc
involved; and they are saying to the people of the
land, Prat 1 The God of Nations alone can help I
I have been reminded oftenof late of a little child,
who when irighterfed by a thoughtless brother by
a fearful array of coming evils, raid. •*I know
what Til do brodder. I'll send lor Bod.” And so
at last wc have bethought ourselves. In the midst
of trials and in view of coming evils, to send for
God. As my Brother Clarkson has said, it la vain
to go about charging our present troubles upon
the North or South, the Bast or West.
True, here they are uad wear© In the midst of
them. I am verv ranch afraid that demagogues
and politicians have had no more said of them than
Is true. Bat brethren wc mast not try to make
them thcecapc noatsofour sins—they have enough
of their own. Wc are in fault. And to make our
humiliation sincere and our prayers acceptable to
God, wc must bring this matter homo to oursdtet.
We are not here to humble ourselves in view of
tUeaina of the South ortho Boat, or of any partic
ular section of our land; we are here to repent ns
of our sins. Tohnmble ourselves before God in
view of oar own offenses. The Church of Christ,
nil over the land, should go down in the dust In'
view of hia coldness and indifference to the threat
work which has been entrusted to his charge.
And if tho Church, how much more the world,
standing round about, reckless In its wickedness,
and withhold effrontery trampling the laws of God
In the duet. Oh, believe it, brethren, there is rea
son enough why we shonldaU of us, yea every Indi
vidual lu this great city, fall low ou oar. knees be
fore the mercy scat, and cry mightily unto God
that Be will eave us from the nunUhracntwe so
justly deserve, for we have helped to weave the
meshes of that net in wbicn the nation's feet are
now entangled. Come then and let us prostrate
ourselves again before God and Invoke his sparing
mercy.
Rev, Mr. Pratt then read the prayer of
BishopMeade, and dismissed t he congregation
with the Benediction,
OTHER PRAYER MEETINGS.
At the Noon Union Prayer Meeting in the
Yonng Mens* Christian Association rooms
there was an Interesting meeting. One of the
brethren present both in remarks and prayer
referred to Maj. Anderson, invoking Divine aid
for him that he might wisely imd well perform
the duties thrust upon him In this crisis.
A Prayer Meeting at the Third Presbyterian
Church, Rev. Mr. Swazey Pastor, on. West
Washington street, was largely attended at 11
A. it. The Pastor read portions of the 7th
chapter of 2d Chronicles, Romans, 13th chap
ter, and the C2d and 75th Psalms,
In the First Baptist Church, Rev. Dr. Everts
Pastor, a very fall Prayc? Meeting was in ses
sion throughout the forenoon.
In the New England Congregational Church,
and several others of the churches in the
North Division, Prayer Meetings were held,
generally well attended and of a most interest
ing character.
Of the meetings of yesterday as a whole it
may be said that they were pervaded with an
Intelligent and patriotic recognition of duties
devolved upon and the nation during
the present crisis. There was mnch of tho
Union saving .spirit but of a nature of saving
to reform and check the growth of evil,rather
than to buy present quiet by a concession of
right and justice. Probably few if any prayers
were uttered that would have very fittingly
opened the sessions of tho Treason Conven
tion at Charleston.
Carer Esgiscer Hakuxs Takes a Bese
fit.—Never did fire alarm call into activity the
exertiens of a fire officer more intelligent,
more competent, and more efficient than U. P.
Haheis, Esq., Chief Engineer of our Fire De
partment. He has made battling with devour
ing element a study, and gives to his present
responsible and arduous post his entire time
and attention, and that too at a salary largely
inadequate for such services os his. Many
times the past year his skill and energy in oc
casions of danger have won admiration from
all observers, and proved of substantial bene
fit to our property owners and. underwriters.
The latter took occasion handsomely to ac
knowledge their indebtedness by a KewTear’s
gill to Mr. Harris, as before noticed in our
columns. A benefit night at McYicker’s
Theatre has been tendered to the Chief Engi
neer for Monday night, and it will be a good
time for our citizens generally, to make the
compliment a substantial and solid one.
Even those who are not play-goers may by the
purchase of tickets do themselves the credit
of adequately acknowledging high merit and
most sterling services in :v vigilant and excel
lent officer. Under his influence, dissipation
and drunkenness at fires has died out here.
He discomSging the use of intoxicating bev
erages, even during the exhausting labors at a
fire, at the engine houses, and on complimen
tary occasions incident to a Fireman’s life, the
important duties of protecting the lives and
property of our citizens from fires, is thns in
keeping of sober, vigilant, and careful
m . Let Mr. Harris’Benefit be something
worthy of him and of our citizens.
--Mr. E.V. Wilson will lecture at KlngeTrary
r i* °° (to-morrow) at JO# a. at., and 7#
*Elto Funeral of pie late Col*
J«B~. f7Bqh«ll.
The adjourned meeting of the Military and Ha
' ionic Fraternity was held St (he Tremonl House
' last evening,"Brig. Ged.H.'K-Bvrifl lathe Chair.
The Committee of Arrangement* appbrnted at
the meeting on Thursday evening, reported tb*
following as the pYozittnme agreed upon.
The Military, consisting ox the Washington Light
Cavalry, Chicago Dragoons, 17. S. Zonare Cadets,
Montgomery Guards, Illinois Rides, Highland
Guards, Chicago light Artillery, Chicago light
Guard?, and such other companies as may report
themteteacln season to Join the procession, under
the command of Col J. IT. Tucker, of the 60th Reg
iment. win compose the Military escort.
Brig. Gen. R. K: Swift and Staff, CoL W, D, Da
vis and Staff, of the Washington Independent Reg
iment, with the commissioned officers of the Ist
and COth Kcgimet ts, who are noion duty with the
escort, will attend the funeral in ftill uniform, and
will meet at the Adams House at precisely a quar
ter before two o'clock. The military will wear the
usual badge of mourning. The Companies com
posing tho escort will report themselves U Cot J.
H; Tucfer. at the headquarters of the Washington
Regiment* comer of Randolph and Market streets,
at precisely one ©"dock,- and join tho Masonic Fra
ternity on Dearborn street, Aid escort to the
Adams House, where the remains will be received
and conveyed to St. James Church. r
After a short ftmeral service by the Rev. Dr.
Clarkson, (at 2# p. at..) tho procession will march
to the Cemetery, where the usual military honors
will be paid, after which tho impressive ceremo
nies of tho Masonic Fraternity will be performed
by Past Master W. C. Hunt, of Oriental Lodge,
R. E. Swirr.Chairtnan.
B. F. Patrick, Secretary. " '■
BCiiGlOtS KUXTEBS.
St. Paul’s Uxivehsalist Church.— • On
Wednesday evening, December 4lh, at the an
nual meeting of the Society, George W. Gage,
Cornelius Price and J. Q. Hoyt were re-elected
Trustees for tho ensuing year.
Since the pastorate of this Church was as
sumed by Rev. W. H. Ryder It has enjoyed an
unexampled prosperity. Notwithstanding the
continuance of general business depression, its
financial condition has become greatly Improv
ed, and all embarrassment removed. It is now
in a condition highly satis factory to its friends,
and most flattering to those whose efforts and
usefulness have caused such result.
Vsiox Parh Baptist Church.— The fol
lowing resolutions were unanimously adopted
by the Baptist Church and Congregation of
lowa City, on Sabbath morning December 23d
nit., relative to their pastor, Rev. Jas. Dixon,
who has received and accepted! call to tho
Union Park Baptist Choreh in this city, and
consequently has resigned his pastorship of the
church in lowa City:
Rewired, That as a church wo feel that we can
not refuse onr concurrence In the resignation of
our beloved Pastor, Rev. Jae. Dixon, inasmuch as
we cannot deny the correctness of his lodgment
that the field to which, bo is now iLvited is mom
promising for usefulness than that which he now
occupies.
Jit* olwd. That we cannot, however, part with
Rro. Dixon without recording our deep regret that
his labors among ns are so soon to terminate; hla
discourses bavins been characterized by each no
common uniformity of excellence that wc have al
ways looked forward Jo tho exercises of the Lord’s
Day with high expectation, and wc have never
been disappointed.
Huolted, That Bro. Dixon carries with him our
prayers as a church, that tho Lord may bless him
in his person and family, and that He may be gra
ciously plca.-ed to open for him a wide and effectual
door of usefulness in the great city to which he is
called, that his labors there mav be, if possible,
even more successful than they'have been-herc,
and above all that tbe Holy Spirit may give effi
ciency to his ministrations, without which Paul
may plant and Apollas water, but there will bo no
increase.
Hesoiitil, That the foregoing resolutions bo re
corded in the church book, and that the clerk of
the church furnish Bro. Dixon a copy.
Tub Icb Harvest. —The work of {lce-cut
ting has extensively began both in the city and'
at various points whence our city dealers are
supplied— Crystal Lake, Calumet and Willow
Springs. Two or three parties ore filling ice
houses from the lake shore basin. Messrs. Joy
<jb Frisbic are filling np their large new houses
at the foot of Randolph street The staple is
of excellent quality, solid, firm aud heavy,and
such weather as at the present writing will rap
idly augment the same. Ice is more than a
luxury. It is a necessary In every home.
Wc call the attention of amateurs, and
particularly of tbo young ladies, who may de
sire to acquire Uio talent of coloring, them
selves, their photographs, to the advertise
ment of Mr. H. Le Grand, who has just ar
rived in this city with bis large painting of
the Siege of Torktown, now' on exhibition at
the Art Union Gallery, and who is willing to
devote some hours doily to instruct in this de
lightful art, those who wish to complete their
education in cultivating one of the finest tal
ents they may possess.
RELIGIOUS NOTICES.
Thepe will be services at the Church of tho Holy
Communion, on Sunday, at 10# a. an, and 7# v. at.
Bishop Whltebouso will ofiiciatc.
—Rev. W. H. Ryder, by request, will preach next
Sunday evening In Bt. Paul’s Church, in exposition
of the’parable of the Shcci and Goats. Text—
Matthew xxv.46.
—Public worship will be held to-morrow la tho
Second Reformed Dutch Church, corner of Monroe
aud Sangamon streets, at 10# a. at., and B#r. at.
Subject in tho afternoon: “Vicarious Atone
ment."
—To-morrow Rev. Matthew Briggs will preach,
as usual, at the First United Presbyterian Chnrch,
corner of "Washington and Jefferson streets, west
side of the river. Hour of service: morning 10#
o’clock, afternoon 8 o’clock, evening (monthly Mis
sionary meetings 1# o’clock. Sabbath School at a
o’clock. The public arc cordially invited. All the
seats arc free.
—There will be services at the Church of the
Ascension, (Protestant Episcopal, Oak street), to
morrow at 10# a. a*., and 3p. x. The Rev. C. V.
Kelley, D. D.. will preach In the morning, and the
Rev. James Pratt, Rector of TrnUy Church, la
the afternoon.
The Rev, Dr. Star evanr, Presided of HUcolb
College, will preach in the Second Presbyterian
Church, to-morrow evening, service# commencing
at 7# o’clock.
—Rev. S. M. Osgood, a returned Missionary
from Burmnh, will give a descriptive lecture upon
Burmal*, before “Our Benevolent Society’’ of the
Tabernacle Baptist and its Mission Schools, on
Monday evening next, at the T .bernaclo Baptist
Church. The public are Invited.
—Rev. Jss. Dixon will enter upon bis duties as
pastor of the Union Park Baptist Chnrch, on Sab
bath morning. S.prices at lU# a. x., and 7#r. x.
The Protestant Episcopal Free Church, corner
Indiana and Franklin street, la open for divine aer 1
vice at 10# a. x., and Sr. x. E.B. Tattle, Rector.
—Rov. J. L. Corning, from Milwaukee, will
preach to-morrow morning and evening at Ply
month Congregational Chnrch, corner of Edina
Place and Van Boren street. Morning service
commences at 10#; evening 7# o’clock.
U. S. Zouave Cadets. —All members of the
old organization are requested to meet at the Ar
mory to-day at one r. x., in citizens dress and red
cap, to attend tbo funeral of Col. J. B. F. Russell.
A full attendance is earnestly requested.
By order of the Committee.
Masoxic.— The members of Oriental Lodge, No.
33, F. and A. M., and the Masonic fraternity gener
ally are requested to meet at the Masonic Temple
this (Sa nrday) afternoon at one o'clock, to attend
the funeral of our late brother, Col. J. B, F. Rus
sell, Per order of the W. it.
H. G- Chase, Secretary.
New Ocleans Picayusz.—This leadingpaperof
the Southwest is now received regularly by McNal
ly * Co., 81 Dearborn street. The Picayune is a
strong Union paper In the preseat crisis. McNally
& Co. hat just received another lot of Punch’s
Almanac for 1861, and ka* still left “a few more”
of that large stock of pocket diaries for the present
year.
L. AJfn B. Hug.—dost received from Smoke and
In store, number 53 State street, a nice lot of Pork
and Beef Ram*; also sugar-cured smoked Beef
Tongues and Bacon, which arc offered for sale to
Family Grocery and other retail dealer#. ' JasS-ttz
(37** Kerosene of superior quality, also the cele
brated Carbon Oil, Om Dollar ptr gallon, at Sar
gent’s dreg store, corner State and Randolph at*.
tST*Oo to John Jones’s, 110 Dearborn street, and
get your clothes cleaned and repaired.
J37*CaH on Daßols at IQS Dearborn street, base
ment ot Portland Block, and get your Sign Faint
ing done cheaply. dacl9-fctt
fSTAU should not Call to read the advertisement
of Prof. Wood in to-day*# paper. sdHy
MARRIED.
In this city. In Trinity Chnrch on tho 2d Inst, by Rev*
J. EDWIX ll BOMEISLEIi, ofFhiladelphla,
to Mlm HELEN P. IVES of this city.
In this city, on the M tost, by Rev. J. Pratt Mr,
Samuel U.HOOLE, of Valparaiso, to Miss ABN S.
HAYLEY of this city. ,
X> I JB2 r>.
la this city, oa the 5d la U HEXEY CHAELE3,
youngest aoo of T. L. Miller, aged 2 yean and Umoa.
Funeral at 2 o’clock F, M„Saturday, from 307 West
Washington corner of Curtis street.
la this city, or consumption, on December 15th, i960,
WM. H. I)ESi£OX, formerly of Oxford, Chenango
County, N. Y„ aged 40 years.
Fro** long fever, on the » online of Decern her 30th,
TS& at the residence of her son Chaa. Wa Henry in
la Porte County, IciL, PEXELOFE C.EEKBT, wife
of the late C. Henry, aged 67 years,9 months and
3 days. '•
HOOPS. HOOPS. MESSRS.
FAKAR. line & CO, at Tart Wayne. Indiana,
are to anuCvc Curing Round Hickory Floor, Fork ana
Whisky Barrel Hoops by Machinery. The Hoops are
welt Shaved ana Lapped ready forthe Cooper to pot
on the barrel- Consumers o'Hf>op« will Audit to their
interest to sire them a calk Alt orders promptly filled
and attended to. Manufactory opposite the Depot.
Fort Wayne, Indiana. - deQßxftni
NUMBER 159.
Ncto at&miscments.
C. H. BCRIYSX, Advertising Agent, 65 J>tar
bom it., b aulAorimd to receive Adtertieemenlf/or
ihU and all the Leading Papers of the Korihxcat
WAN T E D.—At 338 - Wabash
YY AretuAaProtcstentgblto do general bon*c
wort Good references required. JaSxJt
Heney le grand.
Portrait painter from Parts,
Studio, U3 Lafce Street, abeva Cattery.
OfFhotogfaMja Colored In toe Highest Style of Art.
The same art tango, fa a fc.y.lesaoii3. JasxSw
r PO BENT—On moderate tenns—
i two yew Brick DwcHlug tiixate cn
Orean street, between Fnltonand Carroll
Side, Inquire at OGOEK. FLBCTWOOD A CO'S Of
fice, southwest corner Clark and Lake street,
drfrdTSMw
T>OARDING.—Board wanted for
-U one person in a private family where there arc
no other bdtrdent Address, Box 3851 Poet Office.
Jasxst •
T\T ANTED.—A situation as Cook
Y Y in a private family or boarding hearo by a
young woman who uadentandsthe business tftorondu
ly, and can gtva eood city rcfercace. Address A. u.,
at the Tribune ofllcg. JaSxJt
T OST.—A Package of Dry Goods
JL-/ Somewhere between the corner of Clark and
Randloph streets, and 27U'West Harrison street. The
order win be suitably rewarded by leaving It at the
Tribune Office. JaSxit
gOMETHING NEW.
BARGAINS TO B£ BTAB
for a, x»iarrrfiD pbriod.
The subscriber begs to announce to his friends and
the public that he baa for tale, for ashort time, on com -
mission, upwards of gSCdOOO worth of Goods, embrac
ing Plano Fortes, -Sewing Machines, Law and oinfer
Books, Stationery, Gold and Silver watches, jewelry.
Gentlemen's tarnishing Goods, Iro nmon eery. Cutlery
Fora Cigars and Groceries, as well as Geotune Wines
and Liquor*.
To Cash Purchasers, either Wholesale or Retail,he
oners inducements new and unprecedented
IT* On being fMoredwltha call he will satisfy too
most Incredulous tost this is no bogus announcement.
All toe goods are warranted first-clam.
J. F. BBEHLT.
Office. Ko. 9 Dole's Building.
r. o. box st 50,1111 m<l ° f CUrlg “"/^g?gg;
STANTON’S,
No. 48 - - - - Clark Street - • • • No. 48
NEXT TO SHKB3IAN HOUSE,
FAMILY GEOCEEIES
TINEXCELLED 125"
QUALITY AND VARIETY.
SOLE AGENT FOIf
Amelopg’s Celebrated Boneless
BCJLMjS,
Westphalia Gore, Superior Quality and Flavor.
FRESH FRUITS AND VEGETABLES,
IN CANS,
SWEET CORN, TOMATOES,
GREEN TEAS, LIMA BEANS,
MUSHROOMS, FRESH PEACHES,
RASPBERRIES, STRAWBERRIES,
PINE APPLES, OLIVES.
FISH, IN CANS.
FRESH SALMON, LOBSTER,
TURTLE SOUP, HERRING.
CocmuMp]
worsteds,
WOOLEN YARNS,
SKATING CAPS,
noons, noons.
SDRTABS, USGIIS, HITTERS, AHD SCABN,
cheetHile hair nets,
HAND-KNIT WORSTED GOODS,
MAJfCTACTCBKP AND 708 SALS QT
SBXTOS & BUKKITT,
lift Sftlle Street
daS4QOM» y
HTHE SANCTUS.—A Collection of
JL Church Music, folly complete to every depart
ment; adapted to the worship of all Protestant De
nominations. By Edward Hamilton. The tones In
this volumes arc easy to learn and easy to sing, being
written within the compass of ordinary voices. Price,
IS cents. Per dozen, ?7W. Published by OLIVER
DITSON ft CO„ Boston.
VEGETABLES FROM THE
TREMOST HOUSE GARDEN.
55,000 Heads of the FINEST CELERY In this market.
S3 000 Lbs BOSTON MARROWFAT SQUASH, the
Choicest Variety.
500 Bushels WHITE PLAT TURNIPS.
500 Bushels BLOOD BEETS.
4' 0 Bushels PARSNIPS.
3 0 Dozen SALSIFY or OYSTER PLANT.
250 Bushels ORANGE CARROTS.
LOW Bushels SILVER SKIN ONIONS. The finest In
this market. *
LOW Beads CABBAGE.
100 Dozen Choice LETTUCE, now ready for use.
All of the above Vegetables are of the Finest and
Choicest Varlties, and will he sold at Retail at Whole
sale prices, and sent to any -part of tho city free of
charge by applying at the Stone Building, on
cotjcb: place,
Between Dearborn and State Streets,
nssT nooa just of tut Aar's utzst stable?.
JtldSU-lw
2,000 DOZ. EESOSEKE CHUffNIES,
500 GEOSS KEBOSENE WICKS,
10 HEW PATTEEH LAMPS,
Just received at tho
LAMP & OIL EMPORIUM,
No, 122 Clark Street,
auSOcMMialitp CHAS. L, NOBLE.
TKFORMATIOH WANTED—
JL The undersigned Administrators of the estate ol
Roxana* Bliss whose maiden name was Rozanoa
Webster), late of Springfield, Massachusetts, deceased,
have In their hands a certain amount of money, to be
distributed among tbe lawful heirs of said deceased.
Before that can he done, it most be ascertained whe
ther onyor either of the following persona, 10-wR:
Joseph Webster. Roswell Webeteraad Isaac Webster
wins azut* August I7ih. A, D. ISSa that being tbe
time of her decease. Said persons were her brotners,
and moved Into the Western country fifty or sixty
yean ago. Should this notice be read by either *.f
aald brothers, or by their children, they will please
give the desired information to the undersigned with
out delay.
HORACE WEBSTER,) «jVmhit.ti ■ t
ALBERT W. ALLEN! J Administrate!*.
Springfield, Mata* Dec. 13,1360. deC2-dTI9-eMUt
Q. ROYER & BAKER’S
Woiaoloa^
FAMILY SEWING MACHINES.
840 AND UPWARDS.
So, 11$ Lake Street, Chicago, m.
pORN WANTED.—I will pay
the highest market price for 40,000 Bushels Coro
os the ear. delivered ou the Railroad Track.
S, MARSH, northeast corner Kush street Bridge.
Caloric Dried Meal from Sew Corn, by the Barrel or
Bag. at much reduced prlcea. -
JeU-ly SYLVESTER MARSH.
T ADEES TAKE NOTICK—Ton
JL J can find GOt and Fisted Laces, Princes, Bralde.
Cord. Tascels. Stars. Spangles, Bouton Thread. 4c. at
87 Lake street, under toe Tremout House.
Bunion Embroidery done to order.
delt-dSS-lin ILRCABESET.
"OILLIARD TABLES.—For Sale
XJ Splendid Boaewood Billiard Tables, with MJfe
tie or Slate Beds, with best Cusblona in tbs world, for
tSS, $230 and fJW. Everything complete. Please send
your orders by mall or otherwise, and I vlll fiu the
same as if given In pernon. All tables sold by me are
warranted!; W. H.GBXFnTH, Practical Bullard Ta
ble Manufacturer; Ko, 146 Pulton street. Few York
ofcktm-am
"VT OTlCE.—Whereas, my son, John
il S. Phillips, baa bean in the habit of signing my
name to checks, drafts, promissory notes and other in.
atmmentaof wiitiog. Kow, therefore, public notice
Js hereby given that aQ authority to use or sign my
nume to checks, drafts, promissory notes, Mis of ex*
change, or other instruments of writing of whatever
name or kind, is hereby withdrawn and revoked, and
that I shall pay no debts contracted by my paid son in
my name or otherwise, after this date.
_, „ „ JOHK PHILLIPS.
Chicago, Dec, Slst, 1530. s*l rim
JJOYAX HAVANA LOTTERY.
In Drawing of Doe. 15th, 1960, at Havana. So. 29038
d£a^«loioooo.2,4Bo dreiw *50,000; 2Jo. 234177 drew
#SWoOo. WTO draw 820,00018,0 a drew *10,000; be*
mg the Are principalJwfrea, Frizes cashed and draw
ings tarnished tree 01 expense by
ceSxlw KATE. B. IAYIOB, JTbw York,
T AND AND CASH.—One Thou-
XJ uad Acres of Cbole&XsAd, hes-rUy timbered
srtth Pine and oak is the Immediate Tlcinity of one of
thobcat lumber market* in Michigan, sad a few thou-
Baad dousts Ln cash, are offered In exchange Ibriler
cbaodlMAalock of ropoo to *15,000 desired. Ad.
dress, JJ&ES .MOXX£ITC Otsego/Mlch. deSSx2w
w- : CHlCauw I'RlßlfflE , :
ABVBRmsZtTG fecm!liln.m
_OlioroUoTrliiar*liwratoa ct Advertising i»tl»
. ixaux xamimE s
One Square, (8 Hues agate,) 48etsBsrtSoa..J.$ JS3
One Square, each subsequent dav r (&4feol|. . jsL
One Bquare,two weeks, (fry. 3T.SG>.. SrvJLiU
One Square,‘one month.,(2ia f9.0ny..~i
One Square, three mpaLiis, f-> • #55,00).,.....
One Square, six montts,- '
One[Square, oneyear. iPtflO r
Schedule of Prices for.more spqcethaeCes*
square can be seen at the Countlngßoosu- ■ ■ -
Esy AH Transient Advertisement* to 1 W stf
lor in adeeme* ■ . .
QT charged 30 cento p« Square*
nan* op axtsbtisiss js wxxbxt
|LOO per Square, each week, for first mocto
f2.iXncr Square for each subsequent rntmih*
$26.00 per Square for oneyrar. ' ' -
Auction Sales.
“RY GILBERT & SAMPSON.
5 a 2^ BS ' Unclaimed Freight and Eoin
from toe Warehouse of A. E. Goodrich, removed to
oorstoro for MUTealence of sale at auction, on Wed
?»f® < iVi» 5 .5 a * l 6 * ‘*3 o'clock, at No. Si Lake street.
the fuilowlog unclaimed packages. rla* ■«ee**
i l * oo0 ’ Chicago, i Cheat Emily Eoas.l box S'.
Smith. Chicago. * box J. Cumminl a.
Co., t barrel, no mart, i box J. i„ Clemen.-*. CWcSKu I
banel no mark,. I box W. Patrick, i boxoomsSl
Amcdor & Co„ JtoSnqna,
(Lj Janesville. i box c. s. Marsh. r box no mark. 1 box
no marx, I brl vinegar oa mark, I brl whtekr no mark.
i-f 8 £. T V2 covered trank E. JL, 1 black trunk Martou
Field, Idodo no mark,l dodo J_ MaiTin»fT< •} An h*. a
MomUnr, 1 do do no mars.v dodo K McLauxhßa.l
bag C. O_ l hag no mart.» bagnoxaark, .3 carpSblS.
‘blacktrunkno • black tnmcnomar£a band
frauds 1 box IV. }t, Goodnlc. i box Premier ft
“PSj y*-v-box J.Us'LShreveport, ’chests. BarbexS
Y„ldq W. iJ. yoodaie, i do ilachlia XcLeaUal Td*
Peter Mayer, i do no mark, • do 1L Clar£i do r.
tr Connor. 1 do no mart. 1 da O. bwartr. Sheboygan, i
keg no mart, i box do, ‘ box dc, I box do.» rocSa~
chair Aaron keunedev, 2 tabs and contents no mark. 3
rus*ct trouts ao marie. * do kC Kimball, iblack do
E.A.I rosjet trunk s. o’Conaor.2 hair trunks no y»rk.
1 russettrunt G.Kt Ibrook. i do Momndwaida, • black
trenk no mart Ido do, rue set trank do. i black trunk
il. L. 10 oil cloth bags, i russet trunk, no mart
gale pot lave and without rcserv.-. *"
JaSdSIS-lOt GLLBLSXA AAMFSpy. A"^«pr*x.
Br GILBERT & SAMP ON.—
GtNEHAb Accnoxxxaa.
New and Second-Hand Fornltore
AT AUCTION.
On SATCTJJAT. January sth. »t9l A o'clock; we wtH
sellat No. t3 Lake street, aspleadld
a-eortment of alsoa qaaodtr of Second
Hand, consisting of Tarlcr Marble-Top and
Plain Bedroom Setta. Tcte-a-Tetca. Soft*. Centre
Titbles wl h and without marblecopes. Card do. Par
lor Chair* of v.irions kind.-. Hocking and Easy Cnaliw
Book Cases and secretaries, vrarorYbca. Boreas* and.
FTa h*tancb,LoQQgrs, list Trees, French and Maho
gany Bedsteads, Caue Chairs and Kockers.
Aneo—A quantity of Second-Hand Fnnltard 3uk
trassee, Ac.
. Sole positive and wUhrtat merre. ■
.J**-dS)»n . GILBEKT as SAMPSON. AuctYa.
’yy.V. A. BUTTERS & CO,
OE.VFRdt ACCdOiVEEBS,
49 48 «fc SO DEARBOBN STP. hg*A"
Directly opposite too TramontHona^
EUESITIJEE SALE
Strew Wednesday 4s Saxnrdayat. 91*e AJL
DET GOOES Siam
Srery Monday at 0 1-2 o'clock
AT OCR SALESROOM.
Jlr Cun advanced on Furniture, Ihy Geodl Boot*
and Shew, it. tusocSeHa
TTXITED STATES MAIL.—
Only Weekly Liao to
GLASGOW, LOXBOSDEBBT AND
LIVERPOOL.
AndalUhc principal cltlps of Great Britain and the
Continent of Europe, ailing as I>erry, irelaodr
THE MONTREAL MAIL
Occ;m Stcum-Uip Company’*
Flrsuclass full pawor Clyde bmlt steamers In connec
tion with the GKA.NU TfcnNK KAILXVAi of Canada,
tall every Saturday trom Cortland, carrying the United
States and CnaatU Malls and
Boheml'vn.CaptilcMaitcr. \ >oTAScoUan,Cap.Borland.
N’tU r.rttoo, ~»ra:i2«. (N*th American. ** Arioa.
AQjloSAxoi!, “ Ualamlno. I Canadian* (mraO
and njix*rnfart.
Qnicke*t. Cheapest a d m>*t Comfortable ee» passage,
fare from Chicago or .Milwaukee to Glasjov, Deny
or Liverpool:
First-Can. accortfTt- to state room SB and SISS
Steerag*
Ketaru T/cteW, Hnl-ClasJ, food for six ... .
months.. . SISA ana S3D6
Steers?*? ... ... jsa*ad|SO
CertlUcatea Issued ft brloglnsr ‘‘•nt pavn:agera two,
the principal town.* of Cri l : Brlta'a and Ireland, by
abovo *tpanvsri or»tvV.ln r U, at very redacedratas.
For freight i<r i.a*sa:e apply vj iuc Company'* Gena*
raj Apt-ats ■‘vifc'.-l a- s<-ari* :<j tv.ter •jr*ct, UrerpcoS,
Glasgow or Derry; and -‘3 Broadway, Net* York; m
Graham, Detroit acdMlhvatikPe RMlrcsd, Wlwanktew
ono .lAMKS
Grand Tinn * WXifeo
dljr-Utp Uu How, CMdgo.
OREAT VICTORIA BRIDGE
vT OPEN,—ThU Immense iron ftmctore, nearly
two miles in length, O.be longer la Urn world) erected
across the
RIVER ST, EAWRESCB,
At Montreal, at a co>t of SK-and-a-TIaU Million* o t
pollard, lo concoct the Eastern and Western DlTUlasa
of the
Grand Trunk Railway of Canada,
Is now open for nn'tlin tratWe, This road of nearly
LU»’ mlirs la length, L* operated under
ONE MANAGEMENT KHdM DETROIT.MICK. TO
PORTLAND, ME,
And there Is only
ONE CHANGE-OF CARS
From Chicago or the Ml-ob-ipr l Hirer to Portlander
Poston. Quicker* and most convenient roote for tra
vel between Hie South and West, and CatudaandNcw
England. and freight booked through to
all parts of Canada and t:ic New England State*; *!*•
to audirom
CHICAGO AND MVERFOOL,
And the Contlneat of Europe, at considerably reduced
fate*, by the on!v rceular weekly Ui.e of UNITED
STATES AND EIiP.OPCAN MAfU STEAMERS run
ning from Portland every Saturday. aad from Liver
pool everr Tlviir?dav throughout the* year. For fur
ther particular* ajv*fy to WA-LTEIi SHaNLT, General
Manigcn Montreal. _
i JAM t S WAP.IUCE, Cencrfll WwteraAgent,
No. u Lake street.
Under the Adams House. Chicago, DL
B. Stafford's Olivo Ti
J.
Olive
Onlr acd uo other preparation ever
ccra; ora Jed with tbe view ol a gene
ral talc tus ever fc*aa aWa to obtain
Olive
tMtlicc-iuai* trom pirv. lCJ oi lacb
prominence as
G-nvLsw, ris.}.. fiftyave^ewTorC
siUKn.v Dftvruu Hanker, N. T.
ThFinnw tVpKn. E«j.. Albany, N.Y.
Gex, UmrGuso*, WaaMngunt, D.C.
Cou y.iMcrc Coir, Hanford. Conn.
Vol. V:u->. :.Ur, U.tf.Anny., _ .
Itrr. Josnri Lgivirr. Lditvr lane-
Olive
Olive
pciidcr.t, N. Y. ~ _
Rsr. K. Hn’.-irr, KJ. Examiner. N. T.
Ktv. D. \v. CKOJ.K, Aaom cl Amcri-
Olive
can Bible L r uio:j, N. V,
P.kv, O. r. A. or'-sMFu, BnUeranus,
New Vorlc * __
Rsv, Dn. Lilian, Exeter, X, H,
And mote man cae hundred other
known person*.
Olive
Olive
OX.IVB TAXI.
Olive
Wgic* Ouvs Tiu » Ixoalfd its
healing Balsamic odors are brooghtln
contact with the lining membrane ot
the
Olive
Throat, Snmchial Tabes, sad aU
the An-Cells of tto Longa,
Olive
Relieving at once any pnln or oppres
sion, asm healing any irritation or U>
fioi nation,
Wiiss uuve Tak taxm cron Sc
omit tana* an unequalcd Soothing
and Ifcjiuig rfvrop for Cough*and all
Throat Ducaso.
Wk*s Omvs Tab is ArfLIXD l»
Magnetic or concentrnied curative
power reader It a mo-i speedy _
FAC. A -VN lill£ A TOR.
Olivo i.ar u not sticky, does not dis
color, FUty csnt» a bottle.
J. 2. STAFFORD’S
ISDN ASD saiPHUR POWDERS
Are a soluble preparation of Iron and
Sulphur, identical with that existing
to the h!ood ol a perfectly healthy
person. Uniting wills Use digested
food—They Revitalize and Partly the
Wood—-Tu-v Impart Energy to tbe
Nervous nv teas—Tlser invigorate
the Liver—They Strenghlen tiie Di
gediion—'They llegu'a;o the Secre
tion.- ol the iioJv—Arul-are a Specific
for all Female Weaknesses.
FIUCS Das DotXiH A I’ACKACa.
STAFFORD’S OLIVE TAIL
STAFFORD'S IRON AND 6UL
PUUIi POWDERS
STAFFORD'S KfHALfeB.
OUvt
Olive
Olive
Olive
Olive
Chive
Olive
Olive
F or -ale by
Olive
SWl3n_'f DWYER,
(Svcccssots t»Beaton A Co„)
WhoifSaln and Retail Acetic* In ChL
chjo. oelSat'oioimi^m
Olive
PSOIUG UAPUS.
Great Reduction in Price,
POE TWO HOETHS.
At Xob. 132 and 124 ClarK StZMt
FASSETT & COOK'S
Best Plain Photograph.*
FOR ONE DOLLAR.
Good Colored Photographs Onrto size} is file* g
frames for are dollars, as good us can be bod
la any other city for ten.
Pictures In cues at reduced rates to tnlt
and In no instance will a poor picture he allowed to ge
out. One good t icttxra is worth a bdshel of poor
•DC*.
ITOBXWPES.
By Passetfc & Coot,
Axe the best made In the United Stales, and the only
ones in Chicago.
Can and examine specimens. defi-dfrP-lstptea
LADI ES' EBBS.
:> 3tJSßiA®r s-astn.
Mink, Stone Martin, and Fitch
CLOAKS, CAPES, VICTORTNES,
MUFFS, CUFFS, GLOVES, MITTENS, *O.
Low-prlccd Furs of every description.
CbUdren’ft Goods In Great Variety*
Gcnttenca’a For Caps, Mafflen and 6!ot9C
ALargoAa«ortincatofFaECT3hdßuffaloEobea. On
Fora are manufactured la our usual superior manner
and of the very best material.
BASSETT & HAMMOSJL
COl9di37Aalttp 135 Lake street, comer ofV7*»»
G IFF ABD’S PATENT
Self-Acting Water Injector,
TOR FEBDUCG 1 B OUTERS
„ Having been appointed the Manuaaarert Sols
Agents in this section, for sain of above; welnvtta the
attention of interested parties to its ciamlnationTsad
are now prepared to nil orders promptly"
. WOKTH > HUBBARD.* CO. '
del.dg^mlm-Utpg,_- isi Laknctreet
y OOK Business
For sale cheap for cash.
&75.000 —severitj--fiTO.;tiwn
-9P • Vf • sand dollars of first-cksared*
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