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general Qincfartj.
We have established this Directory bcliev-
J ,w ' ' Jng as we do that it is more in-cfSfiiry in the
.' '. .'- ' 'country than In the town, and libit all our
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JTICIIUB Ml UiU U3 111 ruUUUIlMg Ik ug tumi'li
pi noMible.
. Faulkner's Chapel Services every altern
ate Sabbath ut 11 a. m. Iy Rev. I!. .1.
.t.'raig; ami 2d Sabbath at 3 p. m. by Klder
J. M. Walters.
Crisp's Spuinos Grange Hall. Services
' !2d Sabbath iu March nt'll a. nU by Elder
1W. Y. Kuykendull. ' ,S
JVw Smyrna Services 2nd Sabbath alter
nately by Khler Kuykendull.
Hlir'U'sFord .Services scVnd Sablmth in
ei-ib. month at 11 a. m. by Elder l'utriek
1 ;ore.
tshihti1ltlttt Si.fiMiioa nil fcecoilil Killibntli
Jn eae Wnthatlla.m. by Elder W. Y.
(T fTT '-"SmiJ7H-i Services every 1a.d 3d &ib
l',,A vt '' batli in each mouth at 11 a. ui. by Rev. W.J.
Liberty Services every 2iJ and 4th Sab
bath at 11 a. ni. by Uev. W. J. Jladcn. Sun
, jdnv-N chool every'SubbaUi at , a. in.
Hebron Services third Sablmth in each
month at 11 a. nf. by Elder Nulley. Also
on the third Sabbath of each month by Uev.
... Jan. Smith.
't " Verona Rev. W. J. linden preaches nt
this idiice onet! a month at niL'ht mi the .'Id
:' . .. . . - -
i -, Hoi.COMn'8 t iirnrn Services once a
V iV ' ' month on 3d Sablmth by Elder Wesley Kid-
.-?.'. well.-'
i- Mount Vernon Services once a month nn
' : ' 2d Sabbath at 11 a. in. by Kev. Mr. Gil-
' : , '' bert.
r' iK Union Services once a month on
' ,' . the Sabbatli at 11 a. in. by Kcv. Mr. Gil-
Summitrille Services regularly by Kcv.
' C. n. Davis, I. V.
.' 1 VeMlla Services regularly by Rev. C.
- Tl T... i. PC.
i V.' v s. TTlTPPlvn Sipnivcfl or lli.nti'int Mill Ri.i".
'.'.' viisos regularly by Rev. V. It. Davis, P. C.
i.f ' . f Leonard Owen's Services monthly on
1 ' ' i" ' i -v "in 3d Sabbath at 3 0 clock p. m., by Key.
V , . . iticKoni urorr services inoiiuiiv. on in
.' u' t " tn Sabbath at 3V2 p. in. by Rev. Mr. Gilbert
, y . .. JSelliMtem services on first .Nililnit
BeUdehem Services on first Sabbath of
" if , - gAbli' month at 11 a. in. by Rev. A. ('. Ti
i f . V ' ; '. ' MoitliiyoN Services every Tliiiihday
at u 1 1 1.
ItAfAMi 41.A iHst Wmii.I.iit ill ...ii-li i.ii.nlli I.L'
Itev. C. K Davis.
-', .- Bio Spuing I Rniitist'i 3d Sunday (and
UIIUIV 1111 111.1. .JMUMt.J . .. ...If. I ...... 111. Ul
;-b :'V L'f-atunlay before) by Uu
; ' . $ l'nior.. Sabbath Schoo
i s ':,"k V.Ti :Vwcl JlrantkVoutt'
'i . Kntupiluv liiiffirf liv llllirli i ' 1 1 ii 11 i ti I'll jl ill
1 every Nimbly.
th Siindnv (and S.it-
ufay betore). uugn A. i iinnniuiiain, ras-
fer., --Pftbbath School every Sunday.
V" UaJc Urore, or liarreii r orK -.eeonu oun-
"Wyt1111! Saturday before). W. M. Janes,
Fellowship (Baptist) second Sunday (and
' .- Paturday before). Hugh A. Cunningham,
' rieti".nt Core. Preaching the first Sunday
in each mouth by Rev. W. il. Gilbert at 3,'i
j). in.
Pint Bluff. Preaching 2d Sabbath in
.. ' each nio,nth"by Rev. W. II. Gilbert at Z)i P
, in.
, . . Bybcc't Chapel. Preaching 3d Sabbath in
. ' each month by Itev. W. II. Gilbert at 11 a.m.
. ' . JtiiihUtnA Services 3d Sabbath in each
month by Uev. W. II. Gilbert at p. m.
opciiVr-i-Ser'x'ices 4th Sabbath in each
.inontli by Rev. W. H. Gilbert at li'i u, m.
r','v White -7,0-Servlcc8 on the l!nd Sabbath
('.. ... each month at 11 a. in., by Itev. James
Smith!' i s ' - 'y.. - C
i. '. f . X s- iLf .. Servioei on the 4th Subbntb
ofv "ll. a. in., by Rev. James
rt y rnsTJiondiiv m
'tJ! A y"it every quarter;
JohnVX jfi, CVuirman ; Sam Hen-
0' tiier coCSty OrnCIALS-W. L.
Steakly, Slicritr; W. E. Swan, ltegister;
)Sani Brown, Tax Collector mid Trustee;
tleo. T. Purvis, Hanger; It. M. Argo, Jailer;
C. C. Smith, County Superintendent of Pub
lic Instruction.
4- Munlolpnl llourcl,
MAYOR J. C. llilenj Councilnien II. L.
"Walling, Recorder, A. H, (iross, Jesse
Walling, W. W. Vaughn n, R. T. Lane, W.
V. Whitsou. Marshal, Martin Phelps.
MoM, Jk. M. It. It.
One train daily, aud return.
McMiunville 10:00a.m. f McMinnville 5 p.m.
Tullahoma 2:15 p.m. Tullaliolna 1-Aj"
Connects with train for ('hattanonga l:10i.in.
" " " " Nashville 2:15 "
Telegraph office at the depot. Kight mes
tinges tent at half rules.
k W. Johnson-,
Agent aud Operator.
-Leave 10 a. m.; arrivi
li p. in.
QPARTA daily stage
leaves 8 a. m.;
, kj rives n p. in.
SMITIIV1LLE Horse leaves 1 p. m., and
and arrives at 13 noon, on Tuesdays,
,'Thnrsdayi and Saturdays. On Fridays,
leaves a n, in., and arrives p. in.
11TOODM KY Horse leaves 6 a. m.; nr
y riven 8 p. in,, on Wednesdays and r'ri
COLLEGE-Horse-leavvs 5 a
vrlves 7 p. ni., on Thursdays and Sat-
,oe houra from 8 a. m. to 7 p. m.
at Law.
hv Gen. B. J.
Uic Square.
DtKulb County Convention.
The distempered zeal of the reckless
row held at Lebanon and llartevillo
some weeks ngo, seems to have reached
asJarsouthasSmithville, and became
somewhat contagious iu the county con- j
vcution nt that place the 1st Monday,
although it was not pronounced epi
demic. Somo of the members of that
meeting seemed to be endued with the
spirit C( II.' Kintnct Thompson tlfeafW
otu Lebanon who manifests a willing
ness to serve his country and receive
its honors at the rate of $3,000 per an
num without any Consideration what
ever hfforcd J.v hirnself in lien .thereof,
. . ' '
and at the further expense of a disrup
tion in the democratic party, and the
consequent ruin of the country. The
introduction of the lire brands of purti
zan bitterness was very ill-timed in our
sister county, w hen every effort should
have been put forth to secure a united
and harmonious action at this time in
order that the democratic party may go
into the envetitfid campaign of 1880
with all her prowess, und come out all
victorious aud glorious. If our friends,
the democrats of DcKalb, desire such a
result as above indicated, and wish to
find the hindering cause to its achieve
ment, lot them instituta a careful
search for ofiice-seekers among the
disturbers as the true cans?, und they
will not seek in vain.
All sensible and honest men are iu
favor of low taxes, but you might as
well try to find a Virginian who claims
to be of the nccond families of Virginia,
as a man w ho cries low tax for a hobby
and is not at the sa.ne time an otlice-
sccker, actually or prospectively.
The "Old Rebel Yell" will be heard
here on the L'Oth when Gen. J. E.
Johnston's old soldiers meet him. Yes it
will, and we mean to take off our hat
to that yell. - The soldier that would
not greet his old and loved commander
with a rousing hurrah, was not a good
rebel soldier. Mitrfreetboro Free l'riss'.
The above is from the Free Frets,
and a free press can say what it will in
a free country, provided always, that
the country and the press be actually
free, which is not often the case, and
iu proportion as ho country is restrain
ed the liberties of the prs will be cur-
tailed.' We think our venrabl" fiiem
Ileudcrson, oughV tAeillbfiLba'Mfitiy t '
-,! V;-,-.?-;r-r::'' do mrtf thntlc alloj-fcis
. Craig will preach
pening sermon. iSisliop mclyierc
exiiected to preside. All official
embers of the church are members
of the District Conference.
"Let us have some sense if we can,"
exclaims Col. Tom Baker, in an edito
rial in which he tries to show his low
tax brethren it is best for them to sup
port General Atkins, and then he goes
on with a course of reasoning which
shows very plainly that he can have
ease when he tries, w nether the bal
ance of his kind in that county can or
not. ith such a man to edit their
organ, the lojff tax men of Henry need
not fear they will do wrong. indica
tor. We suggest that Col. Tom Baker,
who is the lion of the low tax press,
exercise his "sense" which every body
accords to him in a few well appointed
ectures to his less fortunate brethren
in Wilson and Trousdale counties whero
he will find a missionary field worthy
of his labors, if not of his hire they
themselves prefer the hire aud will not
impose any of that upon the Colonel.
Jefferson Davis.
Jefferson Davis has been invited to
give a memorial address on the Con
federate Decoration Day at Macon,
Miss. Xadiville Jianncr.
Yes, but Nashville failed to do itself
the honor to invite him to the Centen
nial, a slight that is anything but cred
itable to Nashville. l'uhnki JhralJ.
But it is exactly in keeping with
Nashville' line of policy since the war.
She Ls deterred from the line of duty
and self respect from a false fear that
Jim Blaine or Mat Carpenter will
wave the bloody shirt in her face, just
as if that wasn't their trade.
Thft Farm.
God bless the farm, the dear old firm,
God bless It every rood,
Where willing hearts and sturdy rms,
Can earn an honest livelihood,
Can from the coarse and fertile oil
Win back a recompense for toil.
From Dr-Kalb County.
To the Editor of the Standard,
1'hnps tha following items will be
intcrefting to some of the readers of
tho beit printed, ablest edited and
soundest county paper we know of,
On account of the money realized by
the farmers of this vicinity last year
from the sale of their hogs, every one
is trying to raise a few for next fall's
market. (Take man in almost any
sense, and he is an extremist.) A year
or two ngo, they were destroying their
pigs, now they can't buy enough to re
alize their notions of what the demand
and price wj!L.bo. Corn is planted,
and that which has made its appear
ance, is looking very well. But the
wheat crop I am.afraid will disappoint
almost every' one. Some of it has the
"rust" already, while some few fields
aro looking very tine, with the excep
tion that the stalks are "heading" out
rather too low.
There will be a large crowd to rep
resent this place at the Nashville cele
bration on the 1,'Qth inst. Most of ns
are anxious to see "old Andy's" statuo
Mrs. Chambers-Ketchiim, the distin
gu'bhed southern poetess and novelist,
will accompany Mr. and Mrs. Will T.
Hale home from the Centennial, and
will remain the guest of them for two
or three weeks, in the interest of the
new volume she is writing on botany.
Mrs. Chambers-Ketch um ranks high
in the Engli.-h speaking world, being
considered by some the equal of l'aul
II. Hay no.
Mr. Ed Brower and wife, nee Miss
Lewis, of Lebanon, passed through
this place a day or two ago cn route to
1 believe this county (DeKalb) is
entitled to the next Senator. ' We are
almost a unit for W. I). G. Carnes,
tlio editor of the Smithville Journal.
h& ''aj'i.fcJft1i.iu ve of Cannon county,
fJifi reefed .ie'i'Jig us for thirty years,
and, besides coming lip' to that senti
ment of Pope '
"An honest man's the noblest work
of God" he is able and energetic aui
firm requioitcs it will be well to look
for in 'our selection of one to fill this
important ojlice. Such a man, with
such essentia in his make up, should
Prague ; rider,T.ov. Cornell;
weight, lost opportunities ; colors, blood
Jim Blaine Gray' gelding; pedi
gree, by War Dance out of Bloody
Shirt; sired by Demagogue out of
Hate; owned by Credit Mobilier; ri
der, Bailroad jobs; weight, Spencer
Carbines and Substitutes; colors, black
with bloody edging.
John Sherman Brown horse ; ped
igree, Mad Wells out of Eliza Pink
ston ; sired by Bargain out of Fraud ;
owned by Louisiana Returning Board;
rider, Bad ieal Party; weight, New Or
leans Custom House and negro affida
vits; colors, interchangeable to suit
any vision.
Ulysses S. Grant Koan horse; ped
igree, by War Horse out of the Wil
derness; sired by Opportunity out of
Luck , owned by Kings and Ambition;
rider, Babcock or Belknap; weight,
Corruption aud Ctesarism ; color, corn
It is stated that Hon. Emerson Eth-
eridge is to be the Republican nominee
for V ice President. He was nt one
time a good democrat, and had mora
abuse lor Republicans than any man
in the party. How things have chang
ed! M.-itfiottfuT.
Not "things," but Mr. Etheridge,
you should say.
Simultaneous with the increased ac
tivity of women iu the service of the
Church there is a manifest decline in
the movement to carry them into poli
tics. Ihis is a significant and encour
aging fact. Uirutuin Advocate.
The merchant who tells "white lies"
in trade because his neighbors do the
same, will have to change his practice
before he can become the possessor
the pearl of great price. Christian Ad-
"Man wants bin little here below,"
He is not hard to please ;
But every woman that we know,
Wanu'evervthing bheiitjes.
Quite a number of our West Tennes
see exchanges are out for the renomi
Si: u.. 1"S.
yf. oy owelllieaa ouPw
J . , . ... 1 s.
M II I I . . M
nation of Gov. Marks. Among them
we recall now the Ripley AV, Trenton
I Miiror, Brownsville Democrat, Dresden
I jSfHfiu, Tipton llecord, and the Fulton
lv t i rr. -1 I t...
Democratic Convention In Van llurcn.
Spenceh, May 3, 1880.
To the Editor of the Standard :
Pursuant to a call of the Democrat
ic Executive Committee, the Democ
racy of this county met at the court
house to day, for the pm pose of select
ing delegates to the convention to be
held iu Nashville June 8, to elect dele
gates to the National, convention at
Cincinnati, to nominate candidates for
President aud Vice President of the
United States, also to the Gubernatorial
convention to be held at Nashville
Aug. 11th, to nominate a candidate for
Governor, and the Democratic Con
gressional, Senatorial, and notorial
conventions when called.
The convention was organized by
electing W. C. Huston Chairman, and
11. J. Head Secretary. The chairman
after briefly stating the object of the
meeting in a few well timed remarks,
on motion appointed Win. II. Head,
A. J. McElroy and A. L. Cumniings a
committee ou resolutions, who retired
for a short time and returned and sub
mitted the following resolutions which
were unanimously adopted.
Jlwlml, that the Democracy of this
county in convention assembled, do
hereby instruct our delegates to the
Gubernatorial convention to bo held in
Nashville August 11th, to cast the vote
of this county for his Excellency Gov
ernor A. S. Marks, believing that he
has by his eminent public services dem
onstrated his fitness lor the position he
has failed with fidelity and ability, and
that he pre-eminently embodies all the
elements necessary to harmonize the
party, and lead it to victory iu No
vember. Hcwlved, that the persistent efforts
of the Hon. G. G. Dibrell to restore
our Government to the fraternal spirit,
frugality and constitutional principles
of our fathers, and the fidelity with
which he has guarded the interest of
the people be represents, meets our
hearty approbation, and we do hereby
instruct our delegates to the Congres
sional convention, when called, to cast
the vote of this county first for G. G.
licaulved, that our distinguished fel
fow citizen, F. M. Muflit of Spencer,
an Buren county, is the choice of this
tins, bona tonal
District iiilio nxt State Legislatuil
n jTr- VVf .i . . .1
anff tho doiPlfmm this county o tKe
i5eiiaicn;mi coi!vy,tion, y nen caneo, are
hereby instruct-d to cast the vote of
this county bi said convention for F.
M. Moffitt.
r..,L..j ii.-i it i ii.-i it.:.
-J..I. .hum w
niV ftiTTn'T 'i inui in mc evewi mat una
ki-r.,1 iiaot r
red tlie' reiiresenteti in me con-
1 .1
'..m ni,'e "CIO at iasnvino june
n,i ll. !..!. ..:..i K
1 tllU VJllOUl 1HIL1.I1 Ull iu
11th, by her regularly
pointed delegates, the Warren couuty
delegates to said conventions arc re
quested, and are hereby authorized to
act as proxy, and cast the vote of this
county in said conventions in accordance
with the instructions herein given to
the delegates ot this count)'.
iiesofml, that we are in favor of the
next Congressional convention being
leld at 1 ikeville, Bledsoe county.
On motion II York, M A Cuinmings,
J Walker, James Worthington, A J
McElroy, Carter Dillon, R llillis, W
I Head, G W Sparkman, Win M
Simpson, and R J Head were appoint
ed delegates to the democratic conven
tion to be held at Nashville August the
1th, also the democratic Congression
al, Senatorial and Flotorial conven
tions when called.
On motion, the McMinnville New
Era, the Southern Standard, the
Chattanooga Times, the Valley Herald,
and the Rhea Springs News were re
quested to publish the proceedings of
the convention.
On motion the convention adjourned
ifiic die.
W. C. Haston, Chairman.
R. J. Head, Secretary.
Hancock will cut a very respectable
fiy-ure at Cincinnati. three btates,
Louisiana, Texas and Vermont, have
practically instructed for him, a matter
of forty-two delegates. To those and
the thirty-eight which Pennsylvania
gives her favorite son and the very re-
spectatue total ot cignty is auameu.
The first monh of the Democratic pre
liminary campaign ends to-day, with
the senior major-general of the army
leading the hounds. ) ulim(iton 1 wt
Gen. Hancock has shown 'himself a
statesman and a patriot in his manly
course when he acknowledged the su
premacy of civil authority over that of
the military. This is the mark of the
highest type of the patriot-soldier.
Should he be the fortunate man at
Cincinnati, we will hoist hi3 name with
more than ordinary pride.
We do not put our hand to the plow
and turn back. The question, Who
stole that $100,000 from the Muscle
CI 1. r 1 1 J, nK,tl.1 A1..n
Tand e:
0UUU13 IUI1U i I11UM. MC CL'llievl, tcnii'll 111 UUVO . AH 1J g...... .-M
the other question, How was it stolen ?gestion. We hope they will form
Coneress must do ite duty in this mat- part of our Centennial Exhibition.
ter. It has shirked and dodtred . long
enouch. Stop your f.xdery about exo
duses and Ireasury books, gentlemen,
anJ look after the people's revenues and
the people's interest.-CWfajiort7a Timet.
Kates of Compensation paid Enumera
tors. Department ok thu Interior,
Census Office, Washington, I). C,
April 27, 1880. Francis M. Paul,
Esq., Supervisor of Census, Third Dis
trict of Tennessee Sir ; This office is
now prepared to announce the rates of
compensation which will be paid to
enumerators in your district at the ap
proaching census, viz : 2J cents per
name and 12t cents per farm, except
iu the following named cities and towns,
where Jtlie rate will be 2 cents per
name: Columbia, Maury county; Leb
anon, Wilson county; Edgefield, David
son county; Fjiyctteville, Lincoln coun
ty; Gallatin, Sumner county ; Tuhiski,
Giles county ; Shelbyville, Bedford
county. For each death .reported, 5
eenta. For establishments of broduc-
tive industry reported (manufactures),
. r ..ii . r... i. ... ...i.i: i ....
ns lonons; r or cucn i-suiunsiiiui-iii. il-
turned on the general schedules of man-
ufacturcs. 15 cents : for each establish-
l ... .i. :..i ... i..i
l, ,ullel ",lu u" "I1"" '.cuuie
oi iiiunuinuiurus, eeiiuj.
Plia I'ntnu mn rf iiiiiil:o cliliwiif in
.i i 1 ,i .
llio tiriVicmn rt Inn. lliut nn m i n m nru
lm j.,,,,... !,, .u iiiuMiu
tor shall receive in excess of four dol-
irs (81), the maximum per diem, au-
thorizeU in any case east ot the 1UMD
meridian, lor each day of actual ser-
T i ,i ,i
Inasmuch as the records of the ninth
,i: 'p ,i i , r
names enumerated per day was 140,
and of farms 13, it is believed that at
the rates authorized above there should
be no difficulty in an enercrctic. canable
enumerator realizing the full amount
... . . ..
allowed. erv respectfully,
l'KANcis A. Walker,
l-f I w
Superintendent of Census.
Who Struck Billy Tuttd-son ?
Carnesville (Ga.) Itcgister.
Many persons have heard the ques
tion, "Who struck Billy Patterson?"
without knowing the origin of it. I
. i , . , V..1 I
rv.f.-i..trt t.. .nil I in Ii ier tliiin n 1 1 1 1 I .... I
jni-jiuoi, iuuuiSii.u vuliu " ii i no
ii.. .1.: . iv:n? T..n .
me euiMixt. u iiiiiiiu i luieisuu nusn
- m
verv wealtliv tradesman or merchant
n ... .1 (i. , p ym I .
.;i iwui"i"ivi in mv; uiuiu ui i.i.ujiauu.
1,1 "1C '""'J U,,J -o"'.
he bou'llt tin a ereat manv tracts of
i.. i,.. nn..i.. .in.,., ,.r i....,..i-i;.. ,
, i ., , , , l
land in the county, and spent a good
portion of his time in looking after his
interests mere, lie was said to ne as
tft,onz & lmt ttuj We as a lion
''"" ua uu1 as u iion,
but ike a1 men h(j wag a over
of peace, and indeed, a good, pious
man. Nevertheless his wrath could
be excited to a fighting pitch. On one
occasion he attended a public gathering
in the lower part of Franklin county,
at some district court ground. During
the day the two opposing bullies and
liii.u ultima mien t. i v il uiiu u t;i.iiv.iui
. . . . .
ngnt was tiie consequence, ai me oe-
ginning of the affray, and before the
fighting began, Billy Patterson ran in
to the crowd to persuade them not to
fight, but to make peace and be friends.
But his efforts for peace were unavail
ing, and while making them, some of
the crowd in the general melee struck
Billy Patterson a severe blow from be-
and cried out at the top of his voice,
hind. Billy at once became fighting mad lesson was Matt, xix 14-15, where Je
"Who struck Billy Patterson ?" No sus is represented as blessing little chil
one could or would tell him who was dren. From this passage and its con
the guilty party. He then proposed
to give any man a hundred dollars who
would tell him "Who struck Billy
Patterson." From $100 he roso to'a
$1,000; but 1,000 would not induce
any man to tell him "Who struck Billy
Patterson." And years afterward m
his will, he related tlfe above facte and
bequeathed $1,000 to be paid by his ex- As to the question of infant Balva
ecutors to the man who would tell tion, there are four possible opinions
"Who struck Billy Patterson." Hi8
will is recorded iu the Ordinary's office
at Carncsville, Franklin county, Ga.,
and any one curious about the matter
can there find it and verily the pieced-
ing biaiemuiis.
A nr;t ln.tor from Washington,
says that the Republicans fear Seymour
more thun any other man in the Lem
ocratic party. hxpositor.
As Seymour is not a candidate, the
case clearly illustrates the passage
Scripture which says The wicked flee
when no man persueth.
The American Union Telegraph Open.
The wires of the American Union
Telegraph Company were connected
last nle-lit. and worKeu. jne .Ameri
can Union is iu connection with all
points in the west, north, northwest,
IIOIIIIUIIS Ull I ...v-iuumg .......
and by the 1 rench cable they reach all
cities on the continent oi Jjurone.
Chattanooga Times.
The only One of the Kini,
The Tennessee Legislature have been
invited to annear in the Centennial pro-
U;,Mi In a lrn.hr Tt 1'a o Ullrr.
is a current belief we have not had
- ! such a Legislature in the past century,
and are not likely to have another
the npit hnnJred veal's. Aasnw
fflciwjtncuf off gilcntinre.
This column is devoted to schools, edu
cation, science und philosophy which we
place under the general head of Literature.
Katydid's Mission.
Ouc night I sat in my room sadly reflect
ing upon some unhappy occurrences whose
shadows still hovered over mv spirit so dark
ly that I could not resist their spell. Pres
ently a friend came iu and together we talk
ed of the past, for we were both snlleiers iu
the same trial just passed. She left mc
still feeling gloomy aud sad; for a long
while I pondered over the vicissitudes of
life, its trials mid temptations which make
its pathway no rugged, vainly wishing life
were ended. Just then a Kutydid fiewMuto
my room, ami owing to my desponding
mood, its presence impressed me very
strangely, and gave rise to the following
little poem :
iv-,,.,i;,i .,,,. v..v , t ikn i .
With a merry song of glee,
Gr is sadness iu the notes of thy rustic syui
T,iat- fi,,s ,iiy rQom wUh quainti wt,ircj mi,i.
ouv r
.n JMllv, l lee you on uiv uuivuu in-iviiru,
. . .. ..' '
booking like a wee I inline,
In vour emerald coat and eyes of gold,
Truly und justly a fay of tiie woiu
Tell me what brought you to my chamber,
An (itll uu ill" 11 IK il i minii 3 uminn ,
IU ln liuinvitno lutein Jiim nv
dij .he bat vour frail life dure to take?
Ah! well, rost the cause wlicro e'erit chances
1 II I.IV.OIUI, in 1 "ill ni,.-iniv,jmT.
in this chamber so wide and loftv,
There is room both for you and me
yow tsl me 0f your mission, Katy,
In the som voii chirp to mc.
Are you happy in the world so wide and free
With Us irnissv awn und verdant leu .'
With its grassy lawn and verdant lea?
"Yes, dear lady, only listen while I sing,
And you shall know the kindly mission.
Unit induced me, ldlv Hitting to and fro,
To enter through your chamber window.
lisp to one so sad and louelv,
As thy face bo surely tells
That our good Father reigns above us,
And He surely doeth ull things well.
Trust Him even in thy sad misgivings,
He II keep thee, never doubt linn.
Iv Ilia iuvk uiiu icni-ri iiii.-h.-i UlllUIIIg,
.... . . .
ii.. ii:.. l.... I ........ .1 .... ... ! nf
i,tt your spirit e er be sweetly led
i j.hui, lumiii u c nine line 1.1'iiiuiiiu iiiiuiij
Yet." He savs best loved ai t thou.
T, i, !...., .,,.,..,,. vi,. -
I ii .... l:r 1. 1.1 1...
1 lie JIlveH 11IK Jlie UMUi r IOC Ul li'l IMIie Bl.,
je ,llukes you heir to a home on high
To 111C oftiimla( IIe giv,s i,,lt SL,V far0(
Earth's fairest riches thou must share.
At night on the cold dark ground my rest is
,,,, j 6 3
While Morpheous soothes thee on pillows of
T11'c."i"'wind 'bills my cosing life,
mv ,y iel.s v race u o'er,
1-.f tliee;lh willter wlth joy ; ifti
While friends urc beck'uing to a beautiful
There you'll find joy and life evermore,
ith Our rather up on high;
And none shall wander lioui that lovely
And you'll praise the Giver of that hiue in
the sky.
Still I inn happy, lady, doing the Muster's
1 So these notes I uentlv trill.
I ,nl . ... - i
Thank von, dear Katv, for your lesson so
I will trust in God's mercies 1 Katy adieu
Unn ex Aluuiiiis C. Y. College.
McMinnville, Teun.
Sunday Readings.
The International Sunday School
Lesson for last Sabbath brought out
the subject of Jesus and the young
The leading scripture passage iu the
texts we may learn what the great
teacher thinks of little children, and
thus may incidentally infer what rela
tion exists between Him and them.
We do not propose to lay down nny
doctrines or even dogmas for ourselves
or others, but merely suggest some
things in regard to this relation
which may and have been maintained
and believed
1. That all dying in infancy aro an
nihilated for the reason that infante are
iucapable of performing moral acts,
hence are not liable to retribution, and
consequently are not subjects of either
rewards or punishments. The future
- oeing a siate or rewarus ami punisn
mcnts and infante not being subjects of
either, must be annihilated at death to
of aVoid this state,
2. That some are saved and 6ome
lost, just as adults, on grounds not well
defined as to infante, probably saved
or lost according 'as their parents are
saints or sinners
3. That all dying in infancy are lost
because of unbelief or want of faith
which they are not capable of exercis-
- and exercise it for them,
hcnce thir(1 lhe.
nr J J
a Tbot nil Av',nn ; Inf,. oro nvml
throutrh the merits of Christ and by
His grace.
Thw position is founded upon the
principle that Christ's death saves more
than Adam's fall lost.
I lll'SO THI1P TlOSltlOllS CXhallst tllO
1 - -
a saljject snd present all the pss.biiities
It of the case. Hence, those dying in
infancy, must be annihilated, fame tmea
and some loxt. all lout, or utl unW,
for We simply present them" and leava
every one free to ajopt which he he-
lifvca to be true, without saying a word
to influence any one. If some believe:,''
one of these and somo nnother,.none
but a bigot will proscribe those' ho ,
believe differently. We will not'altow.'
a discussion of the subject in these coK'-'
umns, for the reason that it would not
profit nny one, and even we ourselves
do not give our own vicvs.
The young man mentioned in the
lesson, we believe was both intelligent
and candid. His question shows this.
His address of the Savior, "Good Mas
ter," and the question he nsks plainly
show that ho regarded Christ as a di
vine teacher and in some sense the Sa
vior of sinners. His record in kf epirig
the law was not condemned, his faith
was not rebuked, or pronounced insuf
ficient or misplaced. He lacked only
one thing and that was neither of the
above, but something that would mak
lim perfect, to-wit, give up all worldly
wssessions and follow Christ. If he
md done this he would have done more
than the twelve had done. , . v
The idea that he had buly kept the
etter of the la'.v, or wax.u any way.
condemned for a want of ' Attfli either :.
in the answer or answerer finds no sano
tion in the text, while it ?i expressly
stated that "Jesus loved him" and that
le went away sorrowful which shows
faith even to conviction. No mere hu
man teacher or teaching could have
such an effect. Hence he must have
believed Jesus to be more than human
t. e. a divine teacher sent from God,
the source of eternal life which he
The scries of lessons for this sir"
months now brings us in the history
Jesus near to the time when ho
oll'ea himself as a sacrifice for siu.
as Jerusalem is the place, he nc
recte his course to that city, kno
that death awaits him there. 1
young and old among tho multu(
gave him a public welcome. He
tered the temple and tiuight
and at night retired to the home of La
arus, Mary and Martha. This is what"
he did daily perhaps till the crucifixion
He spoke this parable in the' fe'inple
the early Fpring of the year A P. 3
but he was about 33 years old, the
being an error of about 4 years in
itHiicing the era A. D. The J
counted the entire vear in wh
event occurred, for instance th les;
occurred iu the early part of A
and they counted tiie,
30 years, whereas it iu
ly 29 years and a smaJJ
The presentation of
to the Jews and their
terwards to the Gentil
ceptance, is prefigured
which is given iu the
teacher in Matt, xj-!
Ooirius Win
Annos natus septem et -. . ...
eh rani Marthaiu Custis, viduam satorisv.
opulenti, uxorcm duxit, atque Montem
ernonenseni, sedeiu sibi legit, lllic
procul a negotns, ut pnsca gens mor-
talium, paterna rura bobtis exerceng
suis. Vere ineunte anni 1774, Wash-
tonius partieeps consilii legil'eri Virgin
iensis factus, postenquo ad primuin
Congressum Continentalem, Philadel
phia; conventurum atnr.e colonias a vin
culis servitii liheratuiiRri, delegatus ctt.
What Will bo Asked.
The next United States census will
be completed during the month uf Juua
next,- and there is hardly anything
which will do more to render it easily
taken and correct than for the farmers
(from whom, principally, the statistics
will bo gathered) to begin now to pre
pare answers to the questions of ; the
census taker. He will want to know
how much you had in 1879 of acres audv
bushels of wheat, corn, oats, rye, bar-
ley, buckwheat and potatoes; how many
bushels merely of peas and beans; nurni
bcr of acres and value in prod..d of
orchards and vineyards and small fruits,
number of acres and tons of hemp and
hay, bushels of clover, flax and grass
open hi
imai nirfia ami nnntwla At VwtfMi miii FY ja r..v
flax; bees number of hives atidyj 7.jy' ' ' "
of wax and honey; sugar can T J-, - ",
hogsheads of sugar and galJou l - ' -lasses;
sorghum acres, poundX'suar .
and jjallons of molasses. Of the crop of .
the calendar year 1880, the officers will
want the number of fleeces and pounds " ' ." 2,
of wool, pounds of maple sugar." and r
gallons of molasses. Of yield during ? -1 '
the twelve months from June 1, 1879' - i ' -
to May 31, 18S0; ho will want pounds
, .
j of butter and cheese, gallons of milk.
sold, value of product and acres of
market gardens, value of forest, prod
ucts, value of home manufactures. Cj
this out aud put it where you can
to it.
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