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H 1874.
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Mr. Editor, I rend kith inter
est in the Vinton ; Record of
April 9th, sermon on the vine
question, delivered by. lie v. J.
B. Johnson, at (be Presbyteri
n Church, Uc Arthur, O ,March
29,' 1874. I also beam a dis
course, on tbe same subject at
the same place, a lew weeks
since, delivered by Rev. Mr.
Biggs of Cliillicolhe. I was
mich pleased with a part of
boiu'ttfosVdiacoursea Both dl
ihose gentlemen' said many
Teryood things. But Jtam
forced to the conclusion that
neither ol those men are quite
satiafiod with the plain teach
ing ol the scripture on the
wine question, judging from
their arguments.. Ills plain to
my mind that the would have
the. acripture rea4 differently
on'ttie'wine question it they
coild: I;:'::.
! j idmit. thatthq ,. script ure
everywhere condemns diun
keuness in the strongest possi
ble ferms,, with threatening!
Of 4be triost terrible conse
quences, yet at the same time
wine is promised as . a blessing
that maketh glad the heart
man. fSee Psalm 104; 15. I
like the text that Mr. Johnson
selected lor hin discourse: "Ii
is good neither to eat flesh nor
to driuk, wine, nor ' anylhiiiK
whereby thy brother stum
bleih, or is offanded or is made
weak." Rom., 14; 21 BvJ
reading ihe whole ol that chap
ter we get a better elucidation
ol the subject lb.Hn we get from
Mr. Johnson's sermon; for in
stance, Paul siysiFor one be
lieveth - that he may eat all
things; another who is weak
eateth herbs. Let not him
that eatetli despise him thai
eaiVlh not, "and lei not him that
ealeth not judge him that eai
eih;forUod liaih received him '
'Who art thou that judgest an
other man's servant?" To his
nw'n master he standeth or fall
eth; yea, lie shall be holden up,
for God is able to make Iii.u
stand. .. . "Lt us
not therefore judge oue one an
other any more." !
know and am fully persuaded
by the Lord Jerua, that there
is nothing unclean in iitel';
but to him that esteemelh ny
thing to be uiic!enn to him it
is'uncleaii." ltom.14.
Uave we not poer lo ea
and power lo drink." ldr;
Who planeth a vineyard
and eateth not the Iruit thereol.
1 Uor.,9;7,.
'For why is my libertv judg
ec! of another mail's eonscit-nct t
For it I by grace be a partaker,
VVhy am I evil spoken of lor
lhat lor which I give thanks."
1 Cor., 10; 29, 30 J
Whether thereiore ye eat. or
drink, or whatsoever ye do, do
all to the glory of God. flCo ,
10; 31 J
Let no man therefore judge
you in meat, or in driuk. Ool.,
2; 16.t v - -.I
'Uiitn the pure all things
are pure; but .untoCtbem thai
are defiled and. unbelieving is
nothing pure. Titus, 1; 15.
Jesus said;' "There Is nothing
from without si man, that en
teretfi into him, can defile him;
but the things which come out
of him those are- they that de
file the" man.' For from within
out of the heart of men proceed
evil thoughts, adulteries, forni
Nation, imurders,' (belts, covet
ousuess, and evil eye, blasphe
my, pride; rooliahness; ll these
evil things come iron. ' Ifilhin
and defile the man." fMaik, 7;
15.:2122,2a.! n r
But Mr Johnson says all
these e vU thlngg com of drink
ing; come ol that which enter
etb into the man; but Jesus
sxys Vot.-' Wkieh will we be
lievef '
Mr. Johnsenaays, "Wine is
haimulln ita patwe, it con-
tains alcohor, and alcohol is
the product ot vegetable decay,
and is an active poison, and ift
its pore state will cause deatb
Except a ' kemal of grala be
east into the ground and decay
it can not reproduce itself. JBut
because the young plant is tbe
pioductof vegetable' dec&y is
no proof lhat it .18 j poison.
Again, what medicinal remedy
Is there in use, by the profes
sion1 that is not poisonous it
improperly used? . Agnin. how
many kinds of medicinal rem
edies are there that alcohol is
pot - absolutely necessary ri iij
Iheirpteparatlonllsnoi Mr.
Johnson aware that even1 vine'
gar, that iodispensible. article
of diet, is a product oT diluted
alcohol, and that it can not be
made without alcohol! The
first stage of yeast fermenta
lion, the starch of grain is con
verted into sugar, the second
Mage, (called vinous fermenta
tion,) this sugar is, converted
into alcohol, the third stage,
(called aceiio lermentation)'he
alcohol is converted into vin
egar (acetic acid) by the alco
hol combining with the oxygen
of- the air. Who does not use
vinegar? Who ever thought of
calling it poison? Yet the
truth is vinegar of such
strength as pure cider will pro
duce, ii used in the same way
and in the same quantity is
much more poisonous than
lourth proof brandy, or the
meanest common whisky.
Many men can drink a pint
and some a quart of whisky at
a single draught without rauch
inconvenience. I have known
men who could drink a gallon
ol whisky each diy for a whole
week or more without causine
death; but 1 doult if there is a
man living who can drink hair
that jtraoniit of good cider vin
egar, and live. It would en
tirelv destroy tbe mucous mem
brane of the stomach and bow
els. if not the outer coating, as
well. Alcohol as wa find it in
cider, wine and malt liquors ia
only poisonous when used to
If used to excess, the "most
wholesome articles of food be
come poisonoup; even pure wa
terif improperly used is poi
8onons. For instance, one-pint
it pure water warmed to blood
lieat and drank , will produce
nausea aid vomiting in an or
dinary person, in less than fif
teen minuteR. Aeain, many
persons have caused deatlrby
drinking a draught of cold wa
ter when their blood was hot
and they were exhausted by
fatigue, whereas it instead lhy
had nken the same'' amount ol
wine or beer or even whisky it
would not . have hurt them. . 1
have no doubt but. there are
more persons that Injure their
health end lose their lives ev
ery year in the United States
by drinking' tee-water3 thin
there are by drinking both wipe
and beer. I apprehend that
Paul knew what he was talking
about when he advised Tim
othy to drink no longer water,
but take a little wine for hia
stomach's sake. Mr; Johnson
quotes this passage of scrip
ture: ."And whosoever, shall
itive unto one of these 'little
ones a cup of cold water only
in the, name nfB disciple, he
shall .in no wise lose his. re
ward.'1 It there is any .argu
ment in that passage, I will an
awer it by qnolinf : Luke, 10;
33, 34 wBuf a c' rtain Samari'
tan as he i joumeyed came
where he was; and when be saw
liim be had compafsinn on ii'ini,
and went to hint and bound up
his wounds, pouring in oil and
win e, and - set him on his o n
beast and brought bim , to an
bin, and took care ol him." Is
not ..that more; than giving r
cup of cold water. Should be
hot be .rewarded accordingly.
Moreover, the ' 8avior. con
menditua conduct. ot tha Good
.iiC.t -. I . "V.- ! .-. tt ::)- 1 tsi
Samaritan and said "Go thou
aiiollkewjfie.? In juxtspo
sitiooo' tfce above cold water
, itr. Johns da qtiotes from
Habakuk by way of contrast,
uVoe onto him that givelb his
neighbor 'drink, ; that puttetb
thy bottle to II m anfl maketh
him drnnkeu." HeraMr.-Jobn
son closes the sentence with a
period, making a foil stop,while
Intfie bible ftiere Is' po pause
at a 11," not even ixomma, thus
mutilating i tbe rw'ofd t God.
and purposelv perverting its
trieahing1. Thstr text was twre'e
misquoted . in Mr. Johnson's
iermon;Tand-Mr4 Biggs did the
iamethtng in his sermon a
few weeks ago. ; -j
For I testify unto every man
that bearejttjhe .wordi. of the
prophecy , of . this book, if any
man saall.' add uuto these
thing8,vU6d abair add 'nto him
Ihe plagues that are written in
this ; booic.Atid i if: any man
shall. takeaway fr6m tbe words
of the book, of prophecy, God
shall take away his part- out of
the book of life, ard oh, t of the
holy city, and from the .things
which are written in this look."
Rev. 22; 18, 19 Now let us
quote the whole of me text as
as it is In the bible.
'Woe unto him that; giveth
his neighbor drink, thjat put
test thy bottle to him, and
makest him drunken also, that
thou.mayest look on their
nakedness!'' Now evidently
the meaning of Ihia text is,
that a curse shall fall' upon
those who purposely make an
other drunken tor -tH intent,
that (Key may by that means
accomplish Ihe act expressed
in thu last clause ot the verse
To get the idea of what is
meant by that text, with the
penalty, rend the Id and 20
chapter of Leviticusako Gen
e U 19, 31 to 35 verses. Mr.
Biggs said , that the first sin
that Noah committed alter he
came out of the ark was to get
drunk on wine, and that that
drunk was the cause of a curse
tailing upon a whole nation of
people. What sophistry! If
that drunk brought a curse
upon one nation, then that
same drunk brought a blessing
upon two other nations. But
Ihe truth is that a curse (ell
upon one son and his posterity
for shamefully looking upon
his father's nakednefs, and a
blessing upon the other two
sons and their posterity be
cause they covered bis naked
But so far as Noah's sin was
concerned we are not informed
by the Bible that he sinned at
a'l.! Noah was a ' prophet of
Godand he spoke by inapifa
Hon, when he pronounced tbe
rnrse opon ;the one son and a
blessing npon the other two
sons.' I aprehend that t Noah's
drunk was inadvertan. occi
dental, he was not in the habit
of being drunk, it was uninten
tional, and was not imputed as
sin at the time, hence nothing
was said about it. Mr. Biggs in
the first part of his disennrse ad
mitteil that wine was spoken
of in th scriptures as a bless
ing and 'that the Savior, and
Apostles as well as the . Patri
arch and Prophets used it,
could be.proven beyond con
troversy; but be claimed, that
wine was spoken of also a a
curse, and . that there was an
aparent 'discrepancy on tbe
subject. And he attempted to
explain by avering that there
were two kinds of wine spoken
of. VOne- of which wa fer
mented and intoxicating, the
other was im fermented and
would not intoxloate. H said
that the wine'which the Savior
and Apostles used was ' uiifer
mented; he also said that ler
mented winetai a production
6f tie devil) that , the Savior
pever made nor used fermented
Wine, audit was blasphemy to
ay tha.bs did. "
If this proposition be true,
then all the denomination of
Ihe, Christ Ian chnrch from' the
Apostles down. till now have
used, and are still using a pro
dnction of the Devil to repre
sent the blood of Jesus at the
Eucharlstic feast. The idea is as
preposterous as it wonld be
for a Jew to sacrifice a maimed
hog upon the altar before the
Lord in the holy place, it would
be sacrilege more abominable
in its character than idolatry
itself. But the hible, declares
that God made all things, and
without him was not anything
made lhat was made, moreover
be said that all things were
good that be made.! It Jesus
never used fermented wine
why did those total abstinence
Pharisees who fasted twice a
week and made long prayers,
call him a wine-bibber. For
John the Baptist came neither
eating bread nor drinking wine
and ye say he hjith a devil.
The Son of man is come eat
ing and drinking." . -
"And ye say behold a glut,
tonous man and a wine btber."
Luke 7; '-S3, 34 J They would
hardly have called him a wine
bibber for drinking unfernient.
ed wine. Again Jesus said
"no man pulteth now wine into
old bottles," Why? because
the wine in fermenting would
expand and. burst the bottles,
this text shows that no man in
these days made wine that did
Inot expand by fermentation"
Again, Jesus says, 'no man at
so having drankold wine
straightway desireth f new; for
he 'salth, the fold ; ja better,"
Luke 5; 39. H ere Jesus him
self teaches that old wine is
better than new. Why? be
cause it is purified by fermen
tation anl refined by age.
In tbe 11th chapter of first
Coriiithian.,SuPaul reprimands
the Corinthian brethren for
the maimer in which they par
took of the Lord's 6upper, for
making it a literal feast, eat
ing lo excess, and drinking to
drunkenness. But he said not
a word against the kind of wine
they were using; no, that was
all right, but the fault was in
them lor using it to excess,
this chapter certainly proves
beyond controversy that the
primitive Christians used ler
mented wine for the Lord's
supper, as they have done Irom
that time until now, and they
will continue to do so until he
comes, a lew fanatics to ' the
contrary notwithstanding.
There is no question about
tbe Savior having used wine
as a beverage, when on earth,
and he one occasion Wrought
a miracle in order that the
guests at a wedding feast might
have wine for a beverage for
the purpose of increasing their
merriment, that too after they
had used up th supply fur
nished by the host.
I know Mr. Biggs said that
it was ontermented wine, but
that is his assertion ' without
any proof, no doubt the wish
is father to the thought; tor
one I do not propose to accept
his opinion as truth in the ab
seuce of proof.
" ICMebded acal wtik. .'
Eismahk is using every means
he can think of to prevent em
igration from Germany to the
United States. Allardt, emi
gration agent in Saxomy for
the State of Michigan,' ia an
noyed by the police acting un
der orders from Berlin, and
many obstacles are pat la his
way. Silly rumors' are also
circulated among ihe peasant
ry; one being to tbe eftct that
the American crown had been
rffered to Prlnc Frederick
Charles of Prussia.' who would
enforce a military system here
similar to that of Germanyt
The long and severe military
service is .a great incentive to
emigration. 'If they could be
persuaded that"1 they would
have to endure it here many
of them would of coarse suy
The French Situation.
A Paris letter writer says:
Evidently difficulties ate fast
closing in about us, and every
day we have some fresh cause
lor reflecting upon the security
of the moment. The spirit which
animated the Commune is very
far from being being crushed.
Tlie same men are once more or
ganising for another attempt,
and just as they did before 1S48
and in 1871. Societies of work
men are formed in each arron-
disement, under the direction of
district committees, which take
their orders from a central com
mittee. The next step is to bind
tbe men by making them soli
taire in all dangers and benefits,
and the element of secrecy is al
ways attractive to the uneducat
ed. ' '
Members of the society who
have Work are privately taxed,
and one half of the proceeds is
added to tbe sinking fund, re
served for. a war budget. The
rest goes to aid those who are
out of work and in distress.
Just, before the war matters
had reached the stage where we
find them to-day, aad Crcusol
was selected as the best point
for begin ing the strike's. The
difficulties ' then caused made
possible the 4'h of September,
This time the strikes are to be
encouraged in the positive cer
tainty that the Septennat most
come to end one day or another,
and the belief that that it will
not last long gives the chiefs of
tbe internationals the opporttni
ty for saying that it will be suc
ceeded by another Commune.
The Nelsonville Trials.
The trials in progress last
week, of the twenty two men ar
rested on a charge of shooting
with intent to kill, terminated on
Friday. Justice Davy binding
over to court, one partyT'Cnarlea
Warner, and discharging the oth
ers. On Monday last Shepard and
Knox, the parties shot, andto
others were brought to trial be
fore 'Squire Brehm charged also
with shooting with istent to kill,
the allehged shooting having oc
cured at the time they were shot
and for what the otbers were ar
rested and tried. Shepard and
Knox were bound ove the oth
er two discharged. Since these
trials have been in pro;res3, a
party has gone to' Athens, and
made charge against several of
the citizens heretofore prominent
in Nelsonville as having been
implicated in the various robber
ies and crimes, which for sever
al years past have been commit
Hocking Sentinel.
Pko. Leeds propose in the
Scientific American to substi
tute eremacausis for both bur
ial and cremation. Eremacau
sis is a consumption ol human
bodies produced bvsurround
ing them with hydrated oxide
of iron! The learned Professor
would have the dead buried in
the ground according to the
ordinary method, but packed
in this interesting chemical
which will destroy every vest
ige of the remains in a few
Vice President ' Wilson will
bring out the second volume
of his "History of the Kise
and Fall of the Slave Power in
America," within two or three
weeks.' The Becond volume
will be longer than the first,
aud will carry the 'story along
from the admission of Texas as
a slave State to the election' ol
Abraham Lincoln. A large
portion ol the third volume
has been prepared,'' and ' this
will close the record. ' .'";.,
Bznbt Waid Bebcheb's con
gregation, propose .erecting a
new church " edifice, "which, to
gether with the lot is estimat
ed to cost 1400,0000. The edi
floe is to aflord accommodation
for fix thousands people
Onesqoare,..-. m sjft
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Local nottctt erltne, ' ' 1U
V 1- ..I.. .41. a-,..,.. ti
column, and at proportionate rate ft
leg.. puce. Payable l dvance.
tjrThe Record being tba cfflclrl
paper of tha town, tnu having Uc
UrgeHcfrcuIkUton of any paper in It
iounty, offers Superloi In JucemoEi
tn aHvtlBpra.
Little Men.
Bayard Taylor,: in a, letter",
from Egypt, gives an account,
ot the discovery of a raea f
pigmies in Central Atricj. .
Speaking of two in Ihe cafe at
the Chedive, he says: u ,
The little fellows looked ti
me with bright, qneitioninr,j
steady eyes while I.exaruined.
and measured - them. .Tufrbul,
was forty-six inches (a height,:
his legs being twenty two in-:
cbes, and his boly; with; his;
head, twentp-four inches
which is somewhat letter pro-
portioned than is usual ia sav-'
age tribes. . Tbe head and arm&
were quite symmetrical, 7)ut
tbe spine curved ia remar&a-?
bly from tbe shoulders loth,
hip joint, throwing out theb(
domen, which .was, atoeadjy;
much distended, probably ftot i
their diet of beans and bavti
anas. Yet the head was ereof,
tbe shoulders on the line rfj
gravity and there was o stoop
in the posture of boiy a.;3a
South Africa. Tijbbul tneatfau"
ed 28 inches around the'bfCrtat:
and 28 around the abdomm.
Uis: hands and feet :.rn
coarsely formed, hot not 3wt5?
only the knee joints being -din4
propprtionately .thick and
clumsy. The. facial angle VI
fully up to he average. . Thr;o
was a . good development :i)f
brain, fine, intelligent, "eytsi
and his nose was so flatten d
hat, in looking dowa the fon ;3
head Prom above, one 'saw wl f
his lips projecting beyon( j.
The nostrils .'were asloinshinj t
ly wide and square. His coti
plexioa was that of a darkw J,
latto. '
Dokn Piatt's opinion of lb i
question of the boor: We It
vor cTemation. We have it
turning the matt'erjover in. taiVf
gigantic journalistic mindi aairl
after teonsolting with Jew J
Brown arid RobinsonYiNjttf ik
Man, have ooncluded t'o tntc iW
the weight cf our body ftn4jn'
fluence in favor of the feffttt cc.
Rotting In the damp grotinrd j
a heathenish business. A' ou
eateemtl friend Sir Weloaley
Bang', M. P, remark' 'If i'
rawther nawsty." But W e fa
vor cremation on gTotici;s o
more importance to Afis. "Wt
have received leial "hrAica tni
The Capital can 'nb't be put-
nsued under the shadow ot thi
Government. We intenrt-'iA
make a stout resistance. ' Va
have a double barrelnd ,hnti
- w w V . "
gun for long r'angek Thai enemy1
will have to approach in col-
umn through a dark, narrow'
p tssage that smells of coal oil.
Then, for i short quarter's, Wt
nave a .stump tailed bull-dofli
spared by being' crossed ia loVef
and by solitary confinement-
He is the most misanthroola
bull-dog we ever- knew., Hia
slump of a tail is as:stia a
Oonkling, while his smile is -W
sardonio exhibit of teetb,! re-L
minding one of Morton, lister L
log to a yeto. But what to i ft
with the dead bodies? ThifVw
the question, and this Ifeto'hes
us to cremaUon. We )ha ve'k
lovely furnace under our I team,
boiler. We will cinderate
Tbe bodies of our enemies will
not orily'be'comfortat'iiy s-
o?ed of, but at thesa'me Unje
win neip to generate, steam, so
that tbe conquered Cohgresff-
man or oiuer omoiat ( WIu fo
more after death to diss emra
ate uselul intelligemee jaD be
ever accomplished 'wh in .tja' -
Our flue is excel!eoff'nd will
carry on even j me (rj0al gasm
without offense. t Jof al.thi
is such a beauti'.uriofea that
we are inclined to tf frn nn.
creditors. : There la afatrian
woo comer, o'p here every di
with hia Hit 'ia bill.. Ha (a
exhausted when he reaches our
u) "uu , uuia cap ovsi
the nose with1 the 'hogs pistef
would dispatch him nekllw '
as a lur-oeanng, i,askk a: -He
would 0i a twt iteokt
beautiful.- 4eMWf
,orciaderatioa,io '

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