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The New York Times (Newspaper) - May 12, 1858, New York, New York THE Private Meeting of the Friends of Ine American Tract The Abolition Element Action IB of tho Providing far ibo Circulation of ibe Tract on The of Yesterday at 0 A. tho In g of members of the American Tract ed by and adjourned over from the previous resumed in room No. 6, Clinton Hall Mrl of n the Tno at at was not very bin Increased bv hardly less than 200 members ami friends were The In be- came Inconveniently Prayer was offered by the Rev. Dr. The minutes of tbo previous session were alter aome alight were ly Judge on behalf of the of. Conference appointed at the meeting un that owing to the hour at the adjournment took and the nf between that and tho for the opening of the adjourned tho Committee bad not had time for any were not prepared to submit any The Dr. A. D. Sunn read a letter from Dr. who waa obliged to be from The Reverend la the courte of his on the the Importance of ing In Tlew the two following 1. lence to tie action of the Society last 2 The In office of the present executive Tbo Rev. Dr. THOMPSON read a communication from the In which It waa asserted as the writer's the Secretaries of the Tract Society and their friends were wrong la their Interpretation of its Another letter was also read from the EICH Washington who said that In more prosperous times he had pi iced Society in fils but the course It had taken liad made him feel that he could not conscientiously be- alow any trust on those who had already that reposed In Dr. A. D. Sun ii nominated as an additional ber of the Conference the Rev. R. OLime OF THE VOL. 2073. MAY 12, 1858. but a. dough clerical or they despised from Ihc bottom of their Mr. concluded by g the following the Tract be em- powered required to prim and without n tne of here and Dr. on thi ir salil The Committee beg leave to pre- as their report to this meeting the following scries of Other taken by the Com- will in due time be submitted by the Rev. Dr. A. D. That in the judgment of this the of the adopted by tha Society nut year should be emphatically affirmed and that the decUrt tlun that the American Tract Society can and ought to publish in a fraternal and Christian a n those grow out of the existence of those moral evils and vices which It It known to should be carried into effect during the present Rf That it li expected that all who may be elected to office at the present meeting of the Society wilt fully fulfill the above a Committee of Nine be with to make for of action at the meeting of the morrow In view of whatever exigencies may Tne reading of the fourth as passed at the meeting last was called It was read by Dr. as follows i. That In the Judgment of jonr Committee the Dr. nominated the Rev. S. W. of Dr. BATCH asked to be excused from and to have tome brother from mure remote part of the appointed In his He suggested the name of Dr. of nominated as additional members were all appointed on the As BACOB did not urge his he was The Committee then withdrew tn prepare their The Chairman said that when they had adjourned list evening the speaker then on the floor was sarily which he That now had the Mr. Liwis TAPPAH then rose and resumed his He should not have risen last he at the late hour at which he commenced his had not been fully persuaded that many of the persons then present would not be here to In mat he had not been A considerable number ol the persons present last night were absent this was the Rev. Dr. All he had to should be spoken in the spirit becoming a for hu had no hope for the delivery of the si .vc In this land unless It was un Hu stood for- waru as a Christian and he bad no ance with men wno were nut he was willing to accept the aid of or who would enter Into the work of Slavery In the of the remarks made teveral speakers had alluded to what called the rejected which was spoken of in terms the desire had been openly here lhat the American Tract ciety should be held to the publication of that or of one of similar Tney had just read the note of Dr. which to as the first course to adopt to hold the can Tract Society to tho duty of issuing a tract dis- cussing the obligations of makers to their Slav Here a member rose and he believed was as no Mich sentiment attributed to Dr. could be lound lu tils Mr. TAPPAN proceeded expl in hU ex- planation was corrected by another member ho de- clared that he cid not state the of Dr. TVS j -j Mr. he to he in what be had IU at least He misted that no man would gel him lo grow If he he would make him break a be had made on Ids 1'mt Ever he hail been an lie h id lo be and the in resisting such had been called in- izing though they were .is calm as me Ap If they stood up foe thi ir were said be of to the tract of he would Mate in as h in that he in tn it believed In- was ry a1 He believed him to be as much an An i si ivory in in as Judge and that If he lived in a tree community lie make as admirable a speech as they had from the If gentleman would understand he that he curred in Iho remarks of Judge wno had made a radical Abolition fully up to the With regard to political aspect of tnu he would Slavery was un- constitutional and was a and should be abated by the Supreme Court of ihe United With regard to Bishop ME A he would sjy he w as their reverence but as he lived in u they were to remember thit evil communications corrupt goou He thought lie should be able to show them lhat this although It ered In many respects a must excellent was full of mast errors und unworthy of being circulated under the patronage of citizens of the Free In the first It did not accord with the sentiment ot the Free Slates In its bation of the colonization said that the Scriptures recognized the relation of Master and He denied In the sense in whim the terms arc used by the It was common lor sneakers to use the recognition bation as Dut the Scriptures recognized a great many things which they not The Bible recognized but it did not from that thai It approved of the Bishop said that there slaves before tne law was given from Mount He denied What did Moses that a or If he be found In Ills he shall ba surely put to death If Moses were here he under the Hebrew pronounce of death on slaveholder In the United the that the slaves In all re- spects were the property of their and used tne plural pronoun as If he were speaking on behalf of the whole Christians of the they not ha by day In days labor and In days of rest 1" According to this had not a single Even the Lord's Day did not belong to the but to the And yet this was the tract that had been applauded as the rejected tract of the He it He did not want any such tract published by the American Tract though the in refusing to publish their duty lo Ihe One of Mr. of said that one the for Its rejection was that it conceded things they went too HAWKS asked if the language quoted from the Implied that Bishop regarded tho an being what slave owners claimed them to bet replied that he did not he had Already said that he believed tbc Bishop to be at but then It must not be forgotten that communications corrupt good had even failed to give to tne In Virginia he had been threatened and under threats most men would If his reverend and teemed Dr. were so threatened up in he would even Indorse him he would not his Dr. would not be culled upon for your 1 would be most happy ti Last Mr. T. no allusion was made to a written hy Professor and indorsed by Professor DAT and half a dozen which took even than Bishop This was a letter to the Secretaries of the Tract condemning their and contained some most admirable hut was also Interspersed This Mm Mr. criticised at He laid down the and challenged Its contra- tdat there no authority In the religion of Christ for prescribing duties to regulate the conduct of while they maintain an anil He quoted to show that Ihe owner Is a man stealer and an and cited that portion of the which declares that nu lhall Inherit the kingdom ol lie tho Tract Society Slavery treat as a Mu against God and u crime against argued that the Injunctions of Scripture on tne subject of correcting and reprimanding others ore me w ronos perpetrated bv were true and sound The Tract would by carrying In a lhr of their Lord and He thai a man in a spirit nnd with him he i his For twenty years ho with some most of the United He with Governor had written to him i other who e friendly and ho n conle personal with Sem that ier at iho hinds of people had out of of well as and vices which it la known to and are in the and 10 much deplored by undoubtedly do fall within province of this anil can and ought fa be ID a and Dr. the of the Mr. as HII that the lowing words be prefixed to the resolutions as a amble In the judgment tf this American Slavery Is a sin before therefore be it Ac. A member rose und said thut the usual manner of disposing of a preamble and was to net on the resolutions and then determine tho ing of the Mr. In accordance this moved that his amendment be made part of the Whereas regard American Slavery as a sin before that io. The Rev. Dr. had no doubt ami he might say with that there was no mind In this assembly or among the millions of people that live In this that had any doubt that this great institution was a wrong and a Everybody knew There was hut a negro so nor the owner of a negro so that he nut know It. But this institution of American was a political In his the Tract Society was not Instituted to deal with political questions at The more they with the political aspects and bearings of of the less good would they do meant as members of the He would meddle with as a or as a minister of the If he wanted to he heard on thn sub- ject of ho would not ask the American Tract Society to cive him leave to speak or print his There were some of those with which Mr. TAPPAN was published tracts on the and bearings ot the of and he did not like the American ciety to Invade or to with He would go to the to political If or for Interference with tho question In its political relations but he did not want Hie American Tract Society to interfere in that Uo no What hr wanted of Society had been explained more than It was that they should deal with In their publications as the Apostle ill with it In It was beginning to be widely under- as was here last de- mand is nn the piirt of those wno were dissatisfied the previous conice of the Tract Their was that tlic Society lial not followed in the of ihc nut followed the example of the Apostle had not published tint which was calculated to meet the of all Christians on very The vu ws and demands of who dissatisfied previous of the Society had been and from the that they were Identical the views of tlie brother who and he was thankful lo heartily for come here to slitu sn thai It become perfectly evident Hint his not und that there DC no longer toom fur doubt on Ihc He would that he would rejoice lo morrow to strike oil the name of or ot the he held and professed identical That an ist in Ihe modem sense of the and for that sun 11.) would no ugunst his did not Junk 111 at the force of but rather that its would bf Imp tired any such addition as that Mr. winted to know of wti it liu would i to tlie in it was lo a tract the v ol politic il HAI us U th it it was tlie i lent as a political m in. ol whom he wnh the n sped one IK I 10 not to nit to break the S were tlie duties of Hie the And it his duty to to himself In h's office is not to M- I at command The Traci bo clety publish thf of the citizen lo Kive his vote in such a way as his conscience in- formed Mm would be for the common welfare and the glory of and Hie Tract Society say Ile believed brother was Mr. TAPPAS belie veil The Mr. of if the of ihls wished the Tract Society to publish tracts which Implied the lawfulness and the righteousness of and was It an objection to a Secretary the Society that ho believed Slavery to be a creat sin Dr. v I presume that question is to me. Mr. is addressed to the If you to answer It vou Dr. say it is the business of that helling when Bishop tract before to expunge every word in it which Im- plies the or righteousness of Mr. Dr. I am willing that the ol the Society shall that though we publish nothing on Slavery but what is written at tne South by erji jet when It comes to our men for tion they shall expunge everything that they find im- plying Inat is liked that view of the matter very but he as Mr. TAPPAN had that Ihe tract of bishop every now and Imply tho lawfulness and righteousness of mid ne hoped this meeting would not ments having that Implication In The Dr. said the only ground on which the Tract had any right to meddle with subject of Slavery in their publications was the fact that It was a sin against the resolution which it had been proposed to re- with the assertion of tlie duty of Society to publish on those moral duties which grow out of the existence of The moral duty that grew out of the existence of ery was the declaration thut it was a sin That was the Instruction of the Word of Slavery was There was not a man who could deny the Irrefutable logic that proves It. If u horse vvus Ihc individual who bought that inK thut he stolen In tho first was himself a thief in common There was no man could deny thut the whole essence and origin of Slavery in this country wan man It begun with it was perpetuated only by and in every generation were added to who not only never were but no creature ever could show the least shadow I or claim In the way of any equivalent any right w tn those Immortal Those lions of innocent babes were stolen from und from and from in this Thai was It was It with individual who had do It In the way of sanctioning It. It was now on part of Thin pronounced a fin in the Word of It waf u of that n und or if he be found In his bu put to This was Iho Jin of this was the sin of American Could Ihe Tract Society draw back from the one duty thut was now pressing upon it lo make this beloru tne It had been s nd that two years these resolutions were drawn anil It would be Injudicious to go Ihe bugbear and the terror under which some labored that this should become an Abolition li must be an Abolition If It did Its n It vvus nothing It could be nothing They nothing lo do with the regulation of a The proposition brought belore meeting on the pre- vious night Turned at The general Idea of those resolutions was after Slavery was not a sin or If it that il was such a one that it could be and so and applied by those who to own their tnat It would be turned into the performance of a sacred duty before They proposed really and in fact to publish instructions to slaveholders how to manage this sin In a manner that should bo most In the face of Two had elapsed since those resolutions had Look at the the Iniquity in this country In those two Sears There would not have been one of those In- misdeeds committed It the Tract Society had duty at the If the Tract had thought of the Word of God upon Slavery a sin they would not see the shame and Ihe mv of set up in the highest tribunals In our Mid as as and as by the that black men have no rights hat are bound to Was It not Ime now for tho Word of and the Tract w word fn their to take a forward in reference to Were fining to throw hick on their two before those hod been committed t He hoped cot be Jt be that would what would be the effect of their to make the declaration that American is a tin before God He did not he would havo proposed that amendment the Hu would probably sat In silence and certainly In anguish lo see pass without IT. But that It had been distinctly proposed to make this they must consider what they say community and lo the If they Think of at tho only reasons why they had ary right to dle with thin ap a Tract were the object of that Society was the ot Cod's and that Slavery was a sin against The Dr. said It seemed tn him thit there was a fallacy in the arguments which tho had used 10 this The upon w they were called upon to act was not now In relation to tho private sentiments y or the course which as individuals they were lo pursue In regard lo If thit were the hu every man present wouK hold up his il In accordance the views which hud just been But It seemed to 1dm that they should distinguish between a practical which they woro lo take for Iho of an object which was of Immediate and their general action in to the subject of The question had they to He agreed lhat they should cay nothing that would i tlun But in voting to not only the evils of but thu system i just as surely would they bo pulling down with one bund what they had erected with Hu submitted that there was nothing in the of of Slavery In saying that there wore with It. When a man has stolen u or has tiken from another 11 horse which he lu been and as bau as the he hats duties to perform towards the which the fact of Ihc theft does not It is his duty to treat him to feed mnl not overwork If ho tortures or Is cruel to hu his just as he did in stealing and if he violated bin duty tn one wus that any why he should be advised against ing It in another unless they could separate those two things at the he did not see how they were to get along at They were to meet an and the question with them now whether should accomplish anything to-morrow or It would certainly be a great thing if they could get the action of the lost and have thin great body instruct the ter in bis duties to his There were different ways of attacking the institution of If they attack It in these and could ceed In making cut off all that was bad lu the he did not think there would be very much luft of it. If they taught the slaveholder lo perform all the Christian duties towards his then ho thought there very Hide Abolitionists He did not mean to say that be thu nest mode of If tiny had their but they had not their aud must adopt the best course And just as surely as they mingled the two questions just so surely would they be de- by their The constitutional argument against Ihe action of the Society they all believed to be perfectly fallacious for the purpose for which it was adduced by the of thu S hut it seemed to him that it would be a good ar- gument bringing In that general declaration which this amendment Ile was not pre- pared to a personal matter of this so tar ns the present officers were he wanted that those who had stranded the vessel on the bunk be obliged to get her off he would not oppose tbc retaining of He hoped they keep to the one simple arid if they he wus confident they would cany their J The Rev. Mr. contended that tho Society should give expression to the private opinion ol Its on the subject ol and In the the ground assumed by Mr. and Dr. The Rev. Dr. said It seemed lo him very Im- portant that they should keep themselves scope of practical They were in danger of losing in dreamy and barren In regard to which there would undoubtedly be ferences he fatal of They were now in to the resolutions under at what they would be aiming In the meeting They could not agiee oit the unqualified declaration tint can Slavery Is a unless they to upon a Delphic might bo In- in variety of If by that the would say that every Instance ot the mere relation was a how men would agree with His morality was not so and skeleton a thing as that would If it were a of our If the tion intended to the principle of the American of that h keeps it 11 its and which gives It Us distinctive he meant the chant 1 a then ho was with Ins brother and every other who Id lint It be definite in regard to any assertion of the in which the relation held among ano now lor them to a ne 1.1 ration which not necessary for thulr and about which no be II would lie highly more U would be unconstitutional for while he stood here iu opposition lo the reasonings nt the Executive Committee for their failure to obey the action the Society List he did think would have validity as regarded tnis declaration w inch It was proposed to insert in the There were modes bv Slavery might be met by who wished to the system lor lie were rich enough to have a or if Uncle Sain presented him w lih and he found on it a large bank of w hit if not removed would interfere with the what would he do with Instead of at- tempting to how It at once to pieces with a which he might never be able to re- move from it the and the leaves and the blanches and everything that hid U from the light of and in due process of time the sunlight would dissolve H until not a speck though certainly the process be facilitated by Mich strenuous means as those gested by Ids Dr. and Mr. While he was doing with regard to oilier persons might attack the system in any way they But the light of Christianity on u melt It down like the rays of the and when they had brought a master to treat his according tn Ihc precepts of there might be legal hut there not be moral The legal fetters might not be In the power of ihe out the moral for winch he might be morally the only ones for which fie be to would melt away us the chains fell from the hands of the Apostle at the touch of the He did not think that the views of his teemed Dr. were at all mised by the terms of the first ami he hoped would all on hold the officers I of the Society lo its I When Dr. ADAUS had half a j tie in en rose to their feet amid impatient of I Mr. moved that the speakers In future be I confined to five minutes Ho did bo because he there were forty or fifty hearts aching for v ent. Dr. TAPPAN rose to adapt Dr. into the Society lo In: He would Insert In his ment the word so as to make It perfectly to his reverend to whom he held out me hand of Dr. SMITH said that what he would do as an would bo distinguished from what he would do as a member of the even the duction of the term did not take away the Mr. Sunn did say expressly that If 1 hu would go with I do say chattel and now he refuses to keep his Mr. said It was forgotten that this was not the Tract It had become very evident that It WHS quite possible for n few Individuals to defeat the object for which they had conic He he spoke to every who on the of those who signed the when he stilled that they came hi re because they with the action of the of the nnd for tlie of us a practical w hut they should do to put the society and lu officers in regard to The Dr. CM KIM EH replied to the rein irks of Dr. lie was convinced thit nothing was to he done Slavery but laying the axe at the rool of the They could do nothing by going up the brunches and nnd trying to convert a ciab apple Into u ag In gaid to this process of it should that there a of melting only d thu An was and long as tha inciting WHS only a transitory freezing was the There a little melting and a little but just as In the moral a paf not earned into only ens the Dr. Sunn rejoined in a few and lowed In The Rev. Mr. who declared lhat Ihe Tract Society to lie of must have a Ills idea of Slavery rather suggested a bank of granite thin H bonk of ice. It WHS not frozen U was the antagonistic of And If It could he got rid of In no way they drill It with a principle und blow It Here another contest for the floor Being awarded to Mr. of he renewed motion for the five-minute and that no man be allowed to speak twice until all rest had spoken This was Mr. BISHOP continued to say lhat If he had he had been invited to an Anti-Slavery he most assuredly would have staid nt he only wanted an affirmation of the fourth of Jest and if tho present re- fused to accede to then he honed they would resign and make way for others who He hoped an opportunity would be given to gentlemen from and to express their views on this subject After hy 5ft, Dr. Mr. of Connecticut Mr. 11TT, Mr. Mr. B. rose and said he believed It would be conceded on all tnut those gentlemen dining had been in favor of the vilira In respect to the tion and of their own culiar ultra on atl Christian had been this with a degree ol patience and which him no rigut to Let II be understood thai the gentleman who was In favor of turning the Tract Society Into the most effective und Abolition Society that could be I organized or Instituted In this hid been i as he lo break the Society Into ten thousand engrafting on the which proposed to a tlon which they knew nil Christian men to hut which It was not all times for all men to assert JAir he believed the American Tract was for other reasons than those mentioned to day Iln believed they rind in the pamphlet To Business the geim of IU He believed Its system of was a humbug olid n dead loss that it hatf avenues open for losses and wastes and expenditures which never be and that the whole system must be Ho did not rise for any other than to bring meeting to a. A member rose and thai speeches had been connection with the labors of an American citizen labors had realized tha of one bright siar amidst the darkness of a held characterized as extremely Among of Immortal and a few lar enterprises were all that could be While crowded scores and hundreds In this City wore urging their way Ui the sacramental jel millions la Mexico not merely of the but sunk In every form of and The churches of America not to overlook such but bear in mind the responsibility imposed upon them by advantaged und The Rev. Dr. look up the of Sneaking of Hie great mass of the Irish the Rev. Dr. mid arc coming over like very nlr of the Atlantic's darkened with them they come in grand fleets of mighty not lu 1'uiimn and we have lo do the we can with You never hear any had of the In- police Was there ever such a heard of as a North of Ireland Presbyterian engaged In the T It Is to convert the at home than to attempt the tusk when the emigration comes over in the shape of Southern Milesian Gel Ireland there would then be little fear for this Roman priests are not reared Interesting Proceedings In lo lbc Progress of the Atlantic Telegraph LATE FROM Capture of and Kolab and Great Slaughter of Further Particulars of the Fall of INTERESTING DETAILS OF CHINA Cotton 97 1-4 a 3-8. mi the meeting by members who would not I from American and it never will be so. have ihe right to a place on the floor of the house at Convert If you wish to check the rising tide the meeting I of in The children of Several gentlemen explained that they were present can Catholics crtn find better employment than in de- In pursuance of Invitations from the Coin voting themselves to the French Dr. for many the course which the discussion had this uay a maxim In his to wit never knowingly to be drawn Into doing what was In regard to what was If he could not Uo all he wanted to he did the best he Under certain circumstances he might act upon the proponed to be prefixed to the resolution now but that was not the point It would encumber the it would end In their it would divide this Taking the ground of the they would stand on high on vantage If they could occupy that they could maintain the influence of the clety Intact for years to Why then press on It what he must regard as an ultra which could only result m I do have already Dr. do Cries of Dr am only going lo say a and then I I do protest most it he my brother HAWES thai speaks the name of God und Ills against the assertion that saying that American Slavery Is a sin against U an I must say that Dr. amid much excitement and calls for Speeches were then made bv Mr. of Union Mr. of and The Dr. advocating the passage of the as reported by the never succeed Our population need and spiritual wno speak the lie by his opinion that the present effort was Intensely In to growth of Protestantism In The Rev. E. E. of reviewed the religious history of Papal The Rev. Dr. ot this being was Invited to In he the whole number of congregations was In Belgium the door was opening and the work Politics is not always the exponent of actually The question what Is doing among the great of Ihe people F pers and political movements do not afTe or touch thote The Hon. W. of moved the concluding resolution In a brief address of great pertinency and He feared nothing frum Ihe influx of all With our our we them u share of our own If the poorhouses contain some nf Ihe migratory the masses of them hare built the railroads and the It was under the providence of God that these poor had been sent amongst degraded though they might that oy the very operation of our they might in their moral elevation roll back upon Europe the elements of a most marvelous The Irish laborer became an American land Of all forms of that which the conscience was tn his opinion the and most Our Institutions are op- noted to and eten Roman has called Ihe attention of the meeting fora moment to In tills land from some Die moral power with which they could go before the meeting to-morrow upon the basis of tho fourth What Is that resolution The fruit of the wisdom of fifteen well selected after a of the unanimous declaration of the Society that it could and ought to print a tract on the moral dulles which grew out of the fact that slavery existed and the evils vices It known to Had changed Had what they ought to do to be an obligation t Where their moral power 1 The Executive Com- had the and a hard tug they would have ot it. They should not throw their opportunity by bringing in new He not do this Last by request of Dr. THOMPSON moved the adoption of that lie declared with It. Its negative anil positive side against political In favor of A persistent effort was made to charge those who first moved In the matter secretly at something more tn subvert the and to change It into an Abolition He denied this he denied U He would not belittle himself by throw ing away the power Nsl The of underlay Uio whole tion ol knew Let them the moral duties of masters as taught In the and Slavery would fall in the before the same out tho Rom m At the of Dr. THOMPSON'S remarks the pre- question was called and the motion discussion followed us to point of mentary at adopted by un overwhelming Mr. TAPI amendment receiving but four totes In Dr. Asi D. SMITH reported a to h the hid ly nnd views more at In to Mr. JAV the which was adopted with the rest That la view of the fact In to other nn the of the Society are mm circulating a of it is tilling that tract alao be pub fn Ihe ot s. 1 he then h iv Ing been live hours in If not of Us essential yet In The effort to exclude the Bible from Common schools was premature In another Slate tne attempt had a storm of feeling to sweep over the The Reverend gentleman argued the propriety of the use of the In common schools at some Those schools would vate the character ol the Catholic Used the Bible would fever the houtts that The Cunard steamship Capt. from Liverpool about IOH o'clock on the morning o Hay 1, arrived at this poit yesterday The steamship North Star was due at Southampton her fourteenth but she had not tele- graphed when our dispatches were The arrived at the 2Hth. On the 28th ultimo tlie of Lords was not in and In the Hoime of Commons attention confined to the compelling farmers to ratke re- turns of their for The measure was rejected by 135 to 241. On the 29th, In the House of the Earl of At- presented a signed petition la favor of the restoration of the King of aad gave notice of his to move a setting forth the Injustice of the annexation policy in India und the House henceforward tu abandon it A debate took place the and the position of the question between Sardinia and in the courre of which Lord uld there was no intention on the part of the Government to abandon but he had advised lo case of her demands for the restoration of the lion not being complied to leave her case to the mediation of some friendly Lord DEUT added that the French Government had concurred in thin In the House of on the same Mr. made bis annual motion to slop the en- of the Roman Catholic College of but It was summarily disposed of by a majority of iS against any Interference In the The other proceedings were of merely local On the 30th, nothing of Importance trans- in the In the House of Commons Mr. tion In regard to the Government of India canie when Lord HARKT VASE moved That circumstances since the first proposal by Her ty's late advisers to transfer the Government of India in the Company to the form of When a man reads Ihe for he is no longer a He is a The tells him tic Is deserving of eternal damnation because that lie read the Bible to hU But when Ireland cease to send us speaking of course the language familiar to the such a slate of things would cease and the use of the in Com- mon would be left to work out Hi natural The Rev. Dr. VAN tlie declaration of on his to this Indorsing the necessary connection between embodying preceding and demanding of American ithe deepest and the most liberal were moved and by the After which a hymn was and the assembly with thu American und Igu Yesterday ihc Ninth of the can and Christian Union vv 15 held at the Church of tlie The which fell steadily all the did not prevent a full The Chair was taken by the Rev. ISAAC D. D. Aller the the Rev. Dr. of read a portion of the and engaged In The report was then read by E. Esq. After which the Annual Report of the Di- rectors was by Ihc Rev. Dr. and adopted to the the Treasury receipts amounted to and the disbursements to 33, The of expenditure ABROAD the chapel In Is larger than in any year Including the funds given for that HUh those derived from all the amount at the disposal of the Board was a small advance on the amount of the year The and for ordinary were below those of the year The number of laborers in the employed the whole or parts of the Is The service tendered has been distributed over por lions of nineteen different extending to the eastern and western divisions of the The number of Papal children reported as Into separate and Industrial of into tional two thousand nine hundred and added lo numbers formerly re- will make an aggregate of more than thirteen which the AMERICAN AHD CHRISTIAN Usion has brought under evangelical The number of male and devoted to the instruction of these children and Is twa hundred and making a force of THEIX AND FIFTY-SEVEN individuals every in con- junction the endeavoring to counteract the influence of the of The number of Romanists publicly and otherwise addressed on the subject of religion by those ed with the during the cannot be less than fifty The number of among to the Lord Jesus reported during the is wards of 230, thub making more than one thousand two hundred and which e been re ported to the as some of tne fruits of Ihe nf the rain interfered with the of the Sunday School Anniversaries in this The of Arrangements of the In their printed programme ol the stated Hint If the dav should prove thu afternoon .it the several would he Great VMS the pointment among the who lud expected march 1o the of banners living and hearls ot listening home window pines ill lo no that It At Fome of t meetings were hi hi of ihe Sunday met at the cor- ner of Ninth avenue and Thirty S. S. nut was by the Rev. E F. D. D. Afier some pleasant music the by Professor U. G. an I the Rev. Dr. The children attached tn o man g a hymn lu their own At Ihe corner of Rutgers and Henry Ihe was duly The children the Schools In and East the Sunday Schools of the Mariner's the and the Rutgers street filled Ihe body of Ihc Twelve young attached to the Bible Class of Dr. In nea were alto Mr. J. W C. of the Committee of Ar- Addresses were delivered by Mr. the Rev. J. H. the Rev. R. of and and the children joined together in singing hymns for the Tho Annual Meeting of the Un- ion was held In the In the The building was a tary on the organ and the Rev. Dr. ISAAC LL the delivered an address In which he extolled the objects nf the Association and congratulated its members upon the progress which it had J. M. read the There are 210 schools in the The whole number of scholars during the year was of w horn there are no w on There arc 2SO superintendents and teachers profess There are In the bible The library contains The of conversions during the year was The amount of the Addresses were delivered by the Rev. Mr. the Rev. H. D. and the Rev. R. B. delegate from the American Tho audience was dismissed with a Most of the Sunday School ries were postponed till Tuesday on To the Editor of the Times I said that tlm hau played its last its last trick Is found In I. agreed the question Is how to com. the year two have been gathered j the figures of the Report A disingenuous ora among the Papal making 2.! lbe one is an in es which have been added to the number of ical churches of the The number Intellectually convinced errors of and who consequently hold but like .be one is an m nal relation to arc very One missionary reports more thin the post eighteen wno In connection with his labors have openly renounced the I ap i1 tem ot Another reports a much larger number in tion with his in of the report ad- The number ol printed pages Iv on ihe appropriate werk of Ihe put in tion the is about The Report next cpe iks of the At the outset It the tl condition ol ihe outside of our ovv n ft notices the activity of the Papal Court in to add to Us 1'Ft of officials of rank w till up the constitutional number of and and Ihe joy thu is felt at the in Mexico and some other It also 11-. declining power In Bohemia and some of the Rt of n and its loud and bitter It slims that the concordats with Austria and dj not work and that the new of the maculate has diminished Ihe at- of many of the and people tn nous countries nf and that In Naples and even the Moles of the vast multitudes are held In connection with the through that In a counter movement Is on by w Rome is likely lo lose a of her subjects at if they nav e not seceded alrc Trie shows notwithstanding all the show of activity and growth in some Ihe Hie power of the See is decidedly though it jet has terrible The Rev. Mr. of the Reformed then addressed the audience. He alluded to Ihe spiritual predicament of the Southern division of the American and especially of In this connection he spoKe of Miss H of whose efforts as an of twenty poor Mexican and as a distributor of the have been been well appreciated and The of H was u 2. I did that the publications of the pre- vious year should have charged to the account of of the subsequent What I in reply to the imposition In by which it was designed to show that the Tract Society received more than cost for Its publications In amount of publications during the the proceeds of entered into the accounts of was wholly and the data for determining the of profit and loss were Inadequately and de- In so large a business there may In any given an apparent Increase sales as compared with expenses of of lens of of the stock In being greater or less our at nil the Society I-a dollar or poon i by the operations of the 3. has his as to the of a and falls back on Ihe sinti ment thai the me expense Is t n of a missionary upon the treasury nf If It wen so would be no ment against an Itinerant of h distinct from ihe wnik of the settled Hut the nt is Inasmuch as it nt is Inasmuch leaves nut of view Important thit Hie aid of Berlin on the 29th of April oy it Inexpedient to proceed further on the subject during the present Tne propo was lost by a vote of 447 to 57. Mr. DISRAELI then moved hit first resolution ing the expediency nf transferring trie Government of India to the and after some debate the was carried without a amidst much Tlie Chairman reported progress and the debate war till the 3d of A meeting of Lord supporters WAS at the Premier's residence on the due hundred and eighty-nine members of Parliament others being necessarily a-J the was of a most The was inferred from Lord marks That he would not even If defeated on the pending Indian resolutions In the House of C The fire In St. dock advised by last entailed a loss of at least U U the first fire of any magnitude that ever occurred In one of the London machine for the Atlantic Telegraph Cable had been and experiments It wire perfect success of the The final were to be mide In the of three during the preliminary j the to the i of the Up lo Ihc 30th of April miles of was colled on the and 000 miles un the The Directors had decided to order 100 miles BO that there should be on board each flup a of more than 300 miking gether one miles above actual dis- The Paris correspondent of the London it is by p Is by a utterance of half truths and sometimes not quite 10 mind hab been as to the affairs of tho iraci A Indefatigable sub tee of tho Comittee of Fifteen spent days Ing these very matters of and reported at ino anniversary a year ago the of the Tract Society from all Hie charges and of the It Is to be honed the at tho relieve flic n lo ed Portugal way of In a war Tbo PH of tho llc Frem the London Our renders will recollect that a lew weeks since we mentioned that Ihe plan of the new machine lo be used In the next attempt to submerge this gigantic cable was In course bf construction the works of Messrs. and likely loon to he brought to a Wo are glad to that it has been asd during Iho last day or two has been in full ana fitted with a abort length of the coll lo illustrate practically Ua mode of the facilities which U affords for paying out the Ut m
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