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Christian Times (Newspaper) - October 20, 1854, London, Middlesex Vol. . London Friday october 20, 1854. Price sixpence. a i to Lii in la Iii re i. La i Chi Iii Al iut Ili to 0 c ii Fri Ilii Inal a Thiu of Loti Ali incl Viii Iii Lili my Rill Trikilis m i. Of rur a i lit i s Mill Liu ii i s Lis in of \ i a t of Iii j i my of by ulv. Luls Roi in Lulli kill i Liiv Nimit r.i�lor.i.�l70 Dii Nils from Iho i Lulu of to a. I "1 i Liilo Nii if Kows. Cit i pvt i Uil com a a i Mioi. Li7i us. I m a of Al i pm Mil. Lii alas. I7ii weekly Ojni Ritj Minte. No Deci Bisti Ink from tie Crimea Lii is Yot a cruised Uio Job ii Axll to. The la Iticia Tio is of ii Early capture of l Beni doomed to . It moreover that tie t in be had not Heliin at lie Date to which Nannt ii had null credits conic Nice Iii Clit arid was not even expected to begin till some Days afterwards. This Wourl imply on the part of the Allied commander a Rte solution to be Well prepared before initiating the attack and it fluid proves that Nowith stailing previous successes the Enterprise was be Avecil As formidable. Several Days More there lure May pos Siwy elapse Belore we receive news of the reduction of tic fortress. The intrigues of the German Powers still continue. Austria appears to be assuming a More decided attitude in relation to the but Prussia Bavaria and Saxon arc still playing the game and working in the interests of Prussia. A secret treaty Between the of p err and St. Petersburg Lias been Rei oiled. That Cvar the diplomatic understanding Between these two Powers it is Phi in that the prussian Monarchi is determined to consent to nothing that May a weaken the Power or direst inc of his Imperial Broth ice in Law. On the to prestion of concurring in the proposals of Austria m. Mantic i i Al has again resigned and has once More been to Vail cd on by the King to with draw his resignation. Lie tier the policy of Austria or that of Prussia will ultimately be sanctioned at Frankfort by the minor Powers is As yet matter of conjecture. Pii is however almost super Nous to add that notwithstanding present appearances Little or no Reliance can be laced on the Fidelity even of tic Vienna Cabinet. Every Day the proof becomes stronger Tia this almost bankrupt Power is in the position of a " waiter Union Providinci and that its eventual policy will be determined Only by the results of the contest and not by the principles at Issue. Outbreak arose in consequence of the popular candidates being ineligible for Eccl sort the National guards have been disarmed of tit a Timu Laling instead of endeavouring to repress the tumult. At vome political persecution still cont Luhcs tic papal government having just condemned six persons to death for having been Liq infers of a la publican committee. " for Trio Siquio Olve uce various other parties have been sentenced to minor punishments. On i londay the funeral of Tolar sulial St. took place with great pomp and smile Unity at Paris. The ceremonial a attended by Many personages of t in first distinction including several of the foreign ambassadors and by n Large condom so of lilo inhabitants of All classes of society. Advices from Copenhagen bring the important intelligence that the danish parliament have by a majority of eighty to six decided to impeach the ministers for their violation of the Punsti Tut iou by the ordinance of last july. A crisis was therefore daily expected. It i Cha inc to be seen Al Rich party would obtain the Victory whether the Monarch would Triumph in the suppression of the people s liberties or the be Piile in the just humiliation of their Sovereign. The proceedings within the Chambers had been Iii raced by the utmost decorum and propriety and whilst the conduct Cabinet had been warmly denounced no personal reflections had been made upon the King. His majesty however had been greeted with unmistakable demonstrations of popular disapproval in the streets of the Metropolis. In Spain the elections for the new constituent chamber Are proceeding with but slight disturbance of the Public Tranquillity. The ministry anticipate that the result will to favourable to their continuance in Power. Espartero himself has already been elected fourteen times for As Many districts. At one place whore an the Praise worthy Elverts for the Relief of the destitute wives and children of our Soldi Turg on foreign service have at length received the direct Sanction of Royalty itself. A " patriotic fund " has been established by the Jin i a in other words a Royal has been appointed to superintend the collection Safe custody and discreet of such sums As May be raised Tor the above purpose by to Limary contributions. The Crown having noticed Wilh satisfaction the exertions made by philanthropic individuals proceeds not to supersede Tho Oci Ertons but to invest them with Olli Cial Sanc Ioli and to provide Means Lor increasing their Oft Ici ency. An account is to be opened at the Jauk of Longland for the Recei t of he monies collected the Gina i at. Is appointed treasurer Auto Power is Given to any three of the coins is stoners appointed to draw checks and decide respecting the Aji plication of the funds. O116 of j the first duties of the is to Iuo into the formation of local committees by we the work May be effectually advanced in the various parishes and districts. A e note with Especial satisfaction that these Are selected from men of All political and religious parties and of All classes in society. It May be hoped that in this circumstance tie Public have a guarantee that the product of their Benevolence shall be pro Ici by not partially a lied and that this object May be secured we Trust the majority of the commissioners will feel called upon to act and not be Content with the Sci c insertion of their names i on the Roll. It would indeed have been disgraceful if the government Wei Irit themselves paying russian prison viol s a Largo sum daily from Thi National resources for the in Poi t of tie selves and Lanai pics so Giuld have made no i Lirt to arouse Pii Lilic sympathy on belial of the families of our own Soldier Sand sailors Whoso natural protectors have left them to Hazard their lives in the service of thedr country. On thursday and Friday the missionary conference convened to devise Means for promoting increased sympathy and co operation amongst the various societies engaged in the great work of the evangelisation of the heat Ien held its sittings at Hall. In open ing the meeting allusion was made by the Chail Man to the idea first suggested by or. Duf5 that of holding a conference of All the missionary societies in great Britain for the free and fraternal interchange of opinions and information in relation to their common object. Tie chairman also stated that the hint then thrown out having been warmly responded to a meeting had been held last year upon the subject and Steps taken of which the i rc3cnfc conference avas the result. Various papers were read and an animated discussion ensued on the modes by which the essential Unity of aim of All evangelical missions might be made More clearly Manifest and Mutual sympathy and co operation secured amongst the various societies. The prevalent opinion seemed to be that it was not possible and hardly desirable to merge denominational action or to attempt the amalgamation of diff Erent societies and neither was it expedient to restrict particular bodies or the missionaries connected with them to particular countries or special Fields of labour. It was rather Felt that it must be by taking Mutual counsel together and in the promotion of a cordial and brotherly spirit both amongst the committees and Ollices of the societies at Homo and their agents in foreign countries that the Des Ralile consummation sought uni Ste attained. Special allusion was made to the meetings proposed to be held next year in Paris by our French Brethren and it was Ulii Bitely resolved that a committee be appointed to correspond with those gentlemen in the Hope that the meetings contemplated May prepare the Way for a general missionary conference at in future but riot Distant period. Some friends were probably disappointed that action of a More decided character was not immediately taken but it is obvious that Groat caution was requisite or the very object of the conference instead of being advanced might have been injured or Defeated. Nor is it less Clear that the Mere discussion of such a subject by such a body of men can hardly fail to be productive of advantageous results. The congregational Union has just held its sixteenth autumnal meeting in the towns of Newcastle Sunderland and Shields. Our readers arc aware that the objects of this association Are to promote Unity both of purpose and action amongst the Independent churches of Britain disclaiming the exorcise of anything resembling authority these ministers and delegates meet to devise Means for maintaining the purity of the stimulating both pastors and pc i a to increased cult arts for the propagation of Christian truth a,.i Well As for the diffusion of their own distinctive principles. On this As on former occasions the assemblies were Woll attended. The greatest interest was evinced in the opening address of the chairman the Pic v. Or. To ton blown in which Especial allusion was made to the various signs of the times and to the necessity for though fid and discriminating activity on the part of Christian men in their Elf Orts to Supply the spiritual wants of our age and country. The practical subjects that engaged the attention of the Union were the Home and colonial Mission the Irish evangelical society and the congregational Board of education. The pro Giss of these societies was reported and resolutions adopted expressive of a practical Ami Earnest sympathy with their proceedings and of a do termination to extend their operations. Archdeacon wili5i i Oil has Luv Ourel the Public with his reasons fur recalling his subscription to the Royal supremacy Relin Prish ing his preferment and becoming a Lay member of the these reasons As promulgated in the Archdeacon s inquiry into the principles of Church authority a Ould if consistently carried out at once enrol or Wilder Foyice amongst the avowed members of the Church of Home. On this Point there can be no mistake. The Archdeacon s views upon the subject Are As clearly and unequivocally stated As were his sentiments on the doctrine of the holy of his teaching on that question roman catholics themselves asserted that it established fully and without the slightest ambiguity the " sacred d ctr inc of the no less identical with their views Are those of this gentleman in respect of the Queen s supremacy. His opinions Are not merely those of tract Arians or High churchmen who quarrel with the Sovereign s headship of the Church simply because it  holds the clergy in subjection to the state and imposes restraints on the arrogance of ecclesiastics and the domineering aspirations of clerical ambition. The Archdeacon of course coincides in these objections. But his views go much farther. He renounces the Queen s supremacy because he believes that that supremacy of right pertains to the Bishop of Home As the successor of St i Kateu 1 it seems scarcely credible that a Man still in name at least a protestant should not scrub tic thus boldly to tic to nitrous Dogma upon which arc based All the fallacious assumptions of the pay Acy. Vet such is the fact and All that remains to be a 5certained is How such views can to maintained by i for. Willii whilst he still remains sell excluded from what he must regard As the Only True Church. His avowed reconcile Vnti a with Homo ought to have preceded the publication of his Book. We presume however Liat this is a question of time and convenience Only and that having first embraced Lomish doctrine and then recognised Romish pretensions to supremacy Bis personal Adlie Siou to the i a pacy itself will 1 3-More consistently Iier haps in his own estimation his last and final step. Are Juir . France. an run . Coni Ilion of Riih Riili Xii nation Thi i less rum Tat or Man sitar or. Ai Contin Janck of i Ewsii cution of Tolu to. From our own correspondent Paris get. Is 1854. In my last letter i informed you of the act of clemency by which Litho Emi Cro liberated the fanatical Republican Barber for two Days he refused to leave his prison it last however he consented and the first use he Maile of his Liberty was to come up to Paris there to pretest against the measure in Iii favour. toes it sip ii Ify lie exclaims in his letter to the Moni eur what Joes it signify to Lias no Legal authority Over me Wactler i love my country or not ? yes the letter that has Hcan read in my last is mine and tie greatness of France Iris been my religion Ever since i have had a Lioi Iglitz. But once More Liat does it signify to Linin for Lioni i have neither Faith nor allegiance,.if my ii cart Piave these sentiments is not december there and docs it not form for Ever an open Battle Between me and him Olio dial it ? " the daily l?.i Pil Liean ends his letter l y saying that he would p us two Days in Paris to give time to Trio so who would incarcerate Hisiu again and that of car delay he would ice into exit. We have not Lizard Liat the emperor had reversed Liis decree for Liis liberation Barbes has been suffered to leave the Enn Niy. Doubtless the government is glad that such an implacable enemy has parsed the Frontier. There is in his letter a Hrasc which characterises clearly the position of the Lle publican party with regard to the emperor. December stands for Ever an " open Battle Between us and him who did it for others who by Learnt no Iii Iii 01, .1-

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