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THE HUNTINGTON ARGUS.
To1- 1 _IIUXTIXGTOX, WEST VA., JANUARY 18. 1S7H. Ko. 86. Z he Suutiugton Argus. WALLACE & GILBERT. Proprietors wu. r. VALLACR, riBUSHM. TERMS OF SUBSCRIPTION. The price of this paper is Two Hollar* yer annum. F«.r « months, #1.24: for 3 ui«iith*, 14 cent« , singl copies, 4 cents each— payable, always, t* ade> .«■*. RATES OF ADVERTISING. One dollar per square (of oue inch in length, will he charged for the ftr*t insertion, and 40 ••ent« per square, wilt l>e charged for each ad ditional insertion. | j | a s 's * 1 «luare, $1,110 $2.oo $2.40 $l.oo $7.00 $12,00 2 “ 2.00 3.00, 4.00 H.0U 12.00 10,00 3 “ 3,00 r.,oo 7,40 10.on lo.no 20.00 1 > column 4,oo 8,00,10.411 12.00 14.no 2S.no '•J *• H,00 12.00 14.00 20.00 24.011 44.00 l •• 10,00 20,00!24.00 20.00 40,00 74.00 Kditorial notice* 10 com. j.er lino for each Insertion. Marriage an.l Death notices jrre : but com ments U|mn cither trill he charged for at half M’iie Huntington Church Directory. I’rrHhytoriun.—b-rvi. . - everv Sabbath, atCollege, at II o’clock. II n. m. and 7 p. in., by Rev. .1. !». .McClintock. Sunday school at a. tn., in l'ilgriui Hall. < onurcu'itlioiiiil - Rev. C. S. Walker, Pastor. Service* at Pilgrim llnll. Third Ave nue between Ninth and Tenth street* Preach ing every Sunday at In a. in. and 7 p. in.: Pa* tor’* Bible Clns* at 12m.: I’nion Sunday School at 2:SU p. m.; Prayer meeting on Wednesday evening ut 7 o’clock. < hr ini iii it C’lllirrll.—Presetting every Sabbath at 2'2 o’clock p. in., in the new School House,corner 4th Avenue and 7th street. Prenhj’lerftau— «rviec* at Burdick's Hall every Sabbath at 1 I a. m. and 4 p. ui. ProlcHtniil l.|>ixo|Mtl Rector. Rev. Kdw Valentine Jones Service* ai Trinity Hall, :id Avenue between Hlth and 11th street*, every Sunday except the fir*t. Sunday school at -1 o’clock, p. m. Hnptial — Preaching every Sunday even ing ut 7 p. ui : Sunday School at V a. to.; Pray er meeting every Friday evening. UetlMMllMt r.piacopul Rev. J. A Kihbe, Pastor. Preaehing nt tlurrett A (lib •on’* Hall, Third Avenue between Ninth and ’"’enth *trect*. every Sunday evening at 7 o’el’k Sunday School meets at 2:JO p. m.: Prayer meeting every Thursday night at 7 o’clock; (’la.-* meeting every Situday at 4 p. ni. TT1 M IX.TO'N LODiii:. >o, •» i. O Hi O I •« inrcu pviry Thumtlnv evening nt 7*u o'clock. I*. M., iu -I >litii‘ton'« Hull • corner of Third Avenue and fenth at. C. I. SINSKL, N. O. A. M. \V AUNKlt,S«*'y. •I- F. «1- ^8.- Huntington Lodge No. 53 Aneient, Free and Accepted Manon* meet in Mn*"nie llall in th** Central I.and Company’* Huilding, on the firat and Third Friday* of each month, at 7*^ p. n». * .1. K. MORKOW, W. M. dun. Rowland, Sec’y. ajgty * !• O. 4». X.— Regular meeting every /VfcJ* Saturday evening, at 7 o'clock. af l*ar oaw^^on’* II ill. oorner of Third Avenue and Ninth *!. T. M. MARSHALL, W. C. T. Knv* Sanrokn, Ree. hee’y. rent. c. buffinoton />.*«/#/<*/ JOHN HOOfc RUSSKI.. 1'nnkhr BANK Or HUNTINGTON, HUNTINGTON, \V. VA. He,,.-if, received nud collodion* and remit tances made on All l*ohit* Throughout the Country. K«.-h»n<« parrhawd, »od note. dlm--«nled en approved collateral. Interest allowed on Time Depoatt*. Regular histount day—-every Wedn* *day. Third Avenue. Corner *1. »ept7 If Lilt 01 i • iii it* Remaining ill the Huntington po«t-offic<A •Ian I*. h»-l, which, if not called for in d'l davK will be PCttlto the dead letter office Anernin. H-U Kiijmt, Win A Anrrum, Thort • lw|)[i|i, (i«o W IfilKPO, lieor** Mr Henry Win Bartley. tieorge MrDeruot, M.llie 2 Barrnrk. Kd Owea-, Kdwnrd t*nynrr, B f I’arom*, M Win Hv». ft bt Kicliey, Mi** Aennie If ill, HU Warder, <},•<. 1> Kinney, Andrew n’nllaee. II || M t , |C S W illinin*. hint of letter* held for i»o*ta/e Jan 4 1*71, which tf not efaimed within -even day* will he *ent to the dead letter office : Mi«" U<a*a llonfel, I’hilndUphir, f*a. K. Wb.^ier, St. Alban*. W Va. M II BKOOK8, P. M A colored Mem pin* preacher cal la him relf Henry Ward Beecher No. 2 Ttie original Henry Ward o«ver expected No. 2 \ would he like that IKOtl WKKTriELO. Iii my la*»f I spoke of going farther into & description of this section, particularly this village The earliest white men who became per* mmnent residents, were chiefly from New England though a lew were from the ad joining State* and from the North of Ire land. The latter are generally known as Scotch Irish. These hardy pioneers, the first, representing the Puritan of New Eng land, the latter the Puritan of Ireland had to endure haid-hip* and in tunny instances suffering before they had any of what we esteem as the necessaries of life and in order to make the "wilderness blossom as the rose,' great trees had to be cut down, cabins erected, land cleared, fences to keep out marauding cattle, and roads w herewith to reai li the nearest settlement There was no dyspepsia in those days, one limy take up a newspaper of that time and look in vain tor advertisements ot specifics ;or liver or stomach. Headaches were rare. Wielding the ax and delving iu the soil was a good appetizer The iron constitution* of these men was the natural product of useful out door exercise com bined with temperate habits. They could digest and grow strong on a diet that would prove a poison to the cIh.^s of modern men who look on hone*t ial»or as l»eiittling ant to dress well and move «* a drone in society the highest acute of life. The |«wtic fictions Just quoted, a ew of these dear old people live to «cc literally realized. For out ol the wilderness, bounded on the north by hake Erie and on the south by a eliain of low undulating hil-s, this lovely valley has become filled with the '‘hum of busy industry.” Fin farms and princely mansions, orchards and vineyards now meet the eye on every hand, while all the modern appliances for bring ing their products to market, vast as they may he, is supplied by a railroad which traverses it in its entire length. As at commercial point 'VestHeld is mr behind such towns as Iiimkirk and .1 nines town, hut tor pleasant home lile where the “well to do seek the quiet ol country with accessibility lo railroad, school or church, and embracing, 1 judge, as goed society and numbering as ninny cultur I people 1 ratio of population a» can he loti ml else where. Tlie Methodists have just opened by ap propriate dedicatory services a v erv lire cuurcli edifice, it is ot brick and said to be one of the finest in tlie cotiritrv. It possesses all tbe modern improvements in architecture both exterior ami interior foJ which this, formerly plain people, nre now quite distinguished, and to their everlasting credit lie it said at the close ol tlie services it was pronounced tree from debt. The building and I limit lire is said to have cost 1 $40,000, and when it is considered ol u class that in some communities would be cnlled poor, is the more remnrkble. nnd I v* il\ believe n lew of tlie members must b.iv e I'limrii tiled ball tbeir entile worth. • »i--h I eon id announce in this eon.iec ..ipletmn ol the Presbyterian ed lice undoubtedly which they nre in n Hen need as tbeir large brick church lias b.e„ ecntly dislroyed by me This so 0,1i* tlie most numerous, nnd emhrac i's memderslup. uiost of the aggre gi e.l wealth of the village. But the s|-iii ot dissension has unfortunately I" km thrill into part es—ot.. Paul. ,,ne A pi o lo and I epbiis, one ol I'brist ninl as n c. lector m ill*. I I.lute acts ns t-iev ci-uie to me. I pronounce in tuvor ol n'| l“'r,\ but deplore with all my heart as a i liris inn man such a elate <n things in a < ’liristino cliureb. i Tbs Baptists base a plain brick build | big in which they worship. It bn* recently undergone quite extensive repairs Inn the ugly nondescript which tlie designer evil a lower is an incongruity which could only proceed from the brain of one who dwelt in the region of ini agination. It < ertninly ia out ot all keeping with the p'ain and modest structure on which it testa Ibis society possesses many good and devoted people and are in no wise do tiiiguished from their sister Protestant churches except that exclusiveness com mon to all churches ol their fnilli. The I toman Catholic cbutch is tv next ! door neighImr, a small frame building without any pretentions to tlm elni-or.it, ornamentation lor which this people are | so remarkable . indeed, Imt lor that dove —one emblem of tbeir f'bristian A-tli which is always found conspicuous their churches, one wiignt res-lily mke it tor a modest school bouse. N nmerieall, - it is weak in tta membership, is com j l,a**‘d chiefly ot the lower class that prm.es. I little influence in the community and as a j moral agency is of doubtful utility in this enlightened *ge The siewngo in eon grab <y of Proteeti»!>i churches, |«rticularly a 1 i a Baptist, one in juxtaposition, nay, over ‘ 1 shadowing this ecclesiastical exotic, is the ‘ marvel no doubt of the faithful, and Father Burke, :n his reply to the English historian, Fronde, fanV/ayfy assigns the cause when lie says. “If ever the reign of intellect and ol mind was practically es tablished it is in glorious America where every man who seeks the truth will find an audience in America," and why Father Burke not in Home? Why not in the counties in which your church hold un disputed sway ? The Episcopal Church as represented here is not possesse 1 ot that aggressiveness; does not apparently take koldot the masses though one ol' the earliest founded and possessing tine adaptability, a ritual not wanting in lervor and deep soul stirring pathos; still with all iwappliances,learning and ability, ami none possess mure, rl dors not increase numerically a- compared with its sister I’rote-tant churches. Were I lM>*sesscd with a theological turn of mind. 1 might a-k the question »hy the restless change ol the pastoral relation amongst the various Protestant churches in. this community without any ptetrnre to the itineracy of the Methodist* these churches have hud nearly or quite as many changes of pastors ns the latter and to my mind without the same beneficial result O T. J. w Himixtt. Why can f women whistle? Men can sing, and ar« vastly ahead of us when they w histle. Now a right merry whittle is a joyona art, and will uever he a lost one, while a brave hearted titan can there by eltnr the cobwebs from his heart and brain I have trie.! to whistle, and I have (el*, sorry that i eould not produce a concord of sweet sounds, but I ulwavs swallow the wbietln, and that is the end of my dream. '•When a Kiiniun will, she will, depend nn it," hut don t you believe it about whistling, they can't whistle, and are obliged to con fess it, although i tear the "open confess ion" in tliia regard, proves no b.lllll to the soul of the honest confessor. So much has been said against feminine whistlers, that the school issmall, but I fancy that it is owing, mainly, to the fact that they can't learn, and pretend that propriety Uaa con verted them to the belief that it is coarse and unitiaideiily While the grapes bang high, we will give onrselvea the comfort that we have attributes tor which the masculine portion languish us ardently us do we for a urns eal whistle power. Amandaville. M.K. I! p. For the Argu*. ‘*1 MTVM - A f'oiii|»iari*on. Unity reminds me ot a little story, ns the “late lamented" would say. lie wants unity of all Christians; yee, I,tit on what term* ? Elijah Muggins was a good man, n pious man. Elijah wanted a wife. Like all good men, he mads the matter a sut.T ?ect of prayer. Here is his prayer: “Oh, laird, I want a wile; 1 pray that thou would st direct me, in the choice ol a wife; I want thy will to he done; let her have all the qualities a good wile ought to have: let thy will he done as to who she shall he, hot O' Lord, let it he thy will that •Sally Hailey shall he the woman. Amen. ’ l oily can make the application. Knx, For the Huntington Argu*. BliAKT II IKVU Ilt. Your attention to the ahundat.ee ol cowl rind iron ore in Wayne county, when speaking of the iiii|s>rlHiiCc ol forming h compaiy for building a blast furnace at Huntington, to ai . in its prosperity,reveal* the subject as it Iota occurred to me many times within the last few year-. It would ! indeed, as you say, be a gxeal fli ng for any town to have a nianufactory 01 pig iron within its liotiiidarit's, employing sv many hands and circulating so much money as they all do lint it requires a large capital to e-tabli* i such a manu factory, and monied meu look to the point that will afford the most facilities lor such business that they may enjoy the large-t profit. The only reason capital ist* have not located lor auch purpose at Huntington is that they do not know what ail observant citizens ol th - loca - lly know. You are right, therefore, in calling attention to Huntington at an ad vantageou* location, because coal and iron are easily accessible and cheaply produc ed. 1,'fily a lew Hides ol cheap railroad wilt lead from Huntington to almost inex haustible fields of coal of the kind and quant) needed for the manufacture ol iron. IIrr. M abundant Within 1c-m than twenty miles ol Huntington. At Teredo there are equal if not greater tactile es, a* the *rof» ore is within four mile*, and ol such quality and in such abundance as to insure an investment whenever capitalists arc sufficiently *itrac ted to make the investigation, t Nile four miles from the Ohio on Big >andy, two kmda of ore are found, wuicli have Iwen examined l»y inanuiacturrrs and pro nounced good, either yielding *JS to c'd per cent, pure iron. Several liuudrevl toil* have been shipped and sold at Ironton aud Covington, all of it giving entire sat isfaction. The indications are that the quantity is Mithctent to warrant extensive work in mining. Arrangement* are in progress for more extensive operations.! aud engagements made lor sale* ol four or I five hundred tons daily. If the or* ran he shipped one hundred and titty miles and then manufactured at a profit, why should it not he worke I upon the ground? The railroad under contract for the coal regions on Twelv** I’ole reaches into cx vensive coal veins equal lo the best in the country lor the manatacture of iro as well as lor fuel. Limestone is plenty it needed, and there are many veins of ore in the tieigli -orliood ol a kind to need very little or no limestone additional If char coal is required, there are thousand* ol acres ol woodland adjoining or near rail road, and thnt could he cheaply produced at the furnace. As I now understand it, coal and iton ore in miftisient quantity and of the right kind and quality, are more convenient to the Ohio river ut this point, than any es tablished iron manufactory in the Missis sippi \ alley Other facilities being equal why have not tlie Must furnaces been start . ed at teredo or Huntington? Only lor the reason lliat those who would he most in terested do not know the advantages the locality ufiords, and tl you can induce cap italists lo investigate tor themselves such workgwill surely he tl e rvaulL San lints. Knr tin* Huntington Argun. !Nol Auiliori/«>d. I lie editor of the Went Virginia Courier, it lew days ago, remarked w hile discussing the removal of the capital, tliar the peo ple of "the Thirst District are willing to submit the question (of removal) lo the voters ol the whole Stale ' The editor ol tlte Courier has no authority for making hucIi statement, and the friends ol removal are hereby nolitUd that the editor speak only for himself. I he people (it the Third District are nut willing to submit in nay such thing The capital question was once settled lo constitutional Jaw, and was opened again in a very unlair way, to say the least and use the mildest terms isjsstble, and the I bird Di-triot voters are not willing to be made tools ol lo furlhertbe schemes of cor ner-lot owners in Clarksburg, or (iration, or whisky dealers in Wheeling Speaking for myself and every other voter who has been consulted on the subject, I say again the Courier has so right to otter such a compromise and no right to speak lor the people ol the Third District. C. B W. For the Argun. I .MO*. I he union ol' all denominations ot Christians, having been the subject ol eev eial communications in your paper will ! you allow n*e In eav a few words on it.— First I would say llmt I have no idea tlml h religious disc mission carried on through tiie columns of .«secular newspaper is cal ciliated to accomplish much toward bring ing about llmt union wbicb seems so de sirable, arid I use this means only llmt I may reach those who have read the other artu-Ws. Unity having shown l.y his wri tings that he ia an immeraionist, many have supposed him lo he -* member ol the Regular Baptist Church. A critical ex aminuHott of his writings, however, will at onoe make plain the fact that he is not hut is a member of the sect, called h,v many CanspbrlHlea, no account ol their I adherence to ibe doctrines ol the Isle Al extinder Campliell of Bethany College — They do not like llie appellation ol Camp Isdliles, hul preier lo assume to themselves the title ol Christians, so leaving the in- 1 feienc* that to he entitled to the nnmo ol “Christian. 1 you must lake aa the Inunda tion of tour belie! Mr. Campbell's intrp> f(relation of the doctrines, of the Bible. I he Christiana proles* to nt.jeet io (lie close communion principles ol the Baptist Church, and are willing to omiiiunt with any who will commune with them, and yet, unless I mtttinderniand their Jm-iriue* they believe llmt remission of smscoims only by Baptism, and nothing is Baptism hut immersion, consequently they are wil ling to ..nails wiili those who they riminim# cannot lip «itvu.| On the contrary, the Baptists do not he lieve that fetpusm affect* the spiritual state, hul that it is a pre requisite, by the 1 command ot him who instituted the com munion to wimi-aioti to that sacrament; consequently while in all spiritual mailers they can unite with their bretl ran of other' denominations, ye* in that one thing ll<-y feel that tfwy cannot consistently join with, tnem It 1 understand the gist of * Uni? tv s" articles, the couwlueiop is thaj-W* •*»'» of union fur all Christian denomina tions t houlit be I apn.un by immersion, lor the remimton of sins, and adherence to the other doctrines of the “Christian' (('ample) I He) church, ami all become Christiana It is the “old, obi story,” somebody is wrong, bat 1 know .s not me; consequent ly. il you all want to be right, come go with me 1 tear that Chriatiau union, i* a Christian l topta that will never be found oa Ibis aide of the Jordan. Men’s minds are so constituted iliut il is iui|>oesible they should all set; alike, no nuttier how pure their hearts, and l.ow Invent their love But il their hearts are animated alone bv the love of (lod, and a desire for the ex tension ol lifts kingdom, they can throw aside all minor ditferencoa, or make those i differences auhaervlent to the cml in view, and mule in the grand work ol bringing . near the time “when “the whole earth shall be if .led with hia glory.” Baptist. Mistaken. Why ilo we persist in saying "I am inis taken," w hen we mean something exact ly contruwise to this. The hast educated ami most learned will cooly snv, and write it, and no notice is tsken of the wnnton attack of the ('resident's Kagtish What would Lindloy Murray say to it? I*. tiovernor Walker ol Virginia has rr eeutly sent a message to the Legislature I of that State in relation to the Stale Ijchl. Ilo recommends the sale of rail road, canal and turnpike stocks held la the Stale, by which means the debt, (that is the two-thirds assumed by Virginia), will he red need to about #26,isH),()00. II, suggests that the proper assessment of personal property, an well as real estate will produce about #2,000,1X10, which will rouble the Stale to pay the interest on her bonds and have enough lett tor all the j current expenses ol the 4>overnnient. \\ e w ill he glad to see the old Stale make her credit what it has formerly been in the markets ol the w rid. nnd hope tin plan suggested may he found pracliBakli. and adopted. | ^’e would not holdout much hope how lever, Inal West Virginia will assume tin i thirteen (pillions so kindly allotted to her in the apportionment ol the debt. If the creditors will lake bonds at par, payable six months after convenience without in tcrest, there is little douhr however, llinr l he present Legislature would take prompt measures lor the immediate settlement of ihe whole matter. W'e dou t charge snv llong lor this suggeslon. Jib tales lllvrr naad Itinaai at laia Canal. I here seems lo lie a good prospect of an appropriation for the commencement of work ol this important highway during the present session. The chairman of the tot it ten in « hose «barge it is, is known to he favorable Ki the work, and the mat ter is presented in such a forcible man ner by iis advocates that we leel assured of its success There is a remnrkabln unanimity ol feeling on the subject, proto, incut loen ot Isiih parties working for its success a*nd doing it in such manner that partizan feeling cannot hr dragged in to make or mar its prospei is Eight mil. In.ns of dollars, principally for labor in East mid West Virginia, would he the commencement of an era of prosperil which would he continued through this Whole century by the development of the material resources of the State, and the advance ol private enterprises. Iluwaiirslli' A I Ml Is HsItissS. There seems to he some diversity ol opinion as to till- propriety of celebrating ihr completion of i,|»v ( hesnpeake A Ohio Itnilroad, lieinre Spring, when the weather will be favorable lor travel, and an inter change of hospitalities can hr arranged between the people of Eastern Virginia and the large western cilirs, who are to Us brought into closer communication Our opinion is that the arrival of the first trail in Richmond, all tin- way through Irom Huntington, on the Ohio river, should be signal)/..-.I by some public demonstration it nntbing more than a salute of one hun dred gllna At'er that much is done it will tie jrac t ieii b! e to gel tip I lie Spring rcrtrrsioiis. it* both directions, over the new ramie, aid to do whatever else may be ilvemed a. - propriate lor advertising the great con summation mid promoting social Mud corn niercinl intercourse between the East at. I the West I lie (,'ity f'onncil meets nl an early day, and should by all inruns ap point w uommiune to take the subject Into c. iisidemboN and to cooperate tv th any other omiinuttre that may la, appoint'd by the mci/SMis of Norfolk or other com niiinii.ua— Hiekmn .>i Whig. Tee manulacl'ire of Are wiiiiog paper* at kbiiyoke and v iciiiity is unsauiiiiily .lull mid the tiianiifact'irers are holding all that is made for a future ilemaail. More than three-.piarier . o( all the writing psp-r made in this country are »a.iutactnrr.l at Hi lyoke, which uiwn alone turns o> t over forty tons daily