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Pittsburgh Presbyterian Banner and Advocate (Newspaper) - October 10, 1857, Pittsburgh, PennsylvaniaTerian amp advocate. Banner Vou Vimo. 3, presbyterian advocate vol. Xix to. So a one thing is needful a a one thing have i desired of the lord a a this one thing i whole no. 363 David Mckinney editor and proprietor. Publication office Gazette building fifth Street above Smithfield Pittsburgh a. Philadelphia 111 South tenth Street below Chestnut Advance. Fok the week ending saturday. October 10, 1857. By mail or at the office 1.50 per year Igee prospectus. Delivered in the City 1.75 a a s it a a a a. Atie lonely grave. By or. Wh1tton Tedick a. In a lonely spot on the Lone Road Side a grave in a narrow enclosure appears to Monument Stone Calls the traveler aside 1 to Tell of tie dead of his name or his years. Oft Oft to the skirt of the out spreading Wood a beside that neglected and desolate Tomb i have wandered at eve and in thoughtfulness stood. Affected with strange inexpressible gloom for so lonely a grave with the of Huron Yard so near a might Well Waken thought in the least thought Ful breast a a when a legend is whispered half told to the ear How a tis Here that the Bones of a sni Oide rest. An outcast from men Unla tented Unble st and debarred from their grave Here he sleeps All alone while his spirit perchance is still Wand ring for rest in summoned from god to appear at his throne. The blossoms of Spring Bloom uncultured around Gay Birds through the Trees warble Forth their Sweet song and Summers glad scenes and Bright beauties abound i yet Here a strange silence and sadness belong. The storm winds in autumn his requiem sound and the owl and the deep roaring Woods make a their moan whilst the withered leaves falling like tears to s the ground seem to weep Over his grave and weep Ever alone. The Winter s chill blasts hymn his Dirge in loud tones the Bare Trees like mourners Bow Low As they wave and these Are the watchers these Only the groans that May Ever attend round that suicides grave. Pittsburgh 1857, part of his family with him they continued his salary paid a substitute and handed him five thousand dollars to defray his expenses. It is not unusual for the Sabbath contributions of this Church to amount to thousands. For the year ending May last this single congregation contributed for religious and charitable purposes nearly sixty to three thousand dollars being an increase of fifteen thousand Over the preceding year there Are individual members of this Church whose annual contributions amount to More than those of whole presbyteries. That these monies a a Kings should be nursing fathers a to the Church nets should be set for them adapted to the object. These men Are not Only brought into the Church but hey become members who act from principle As the pocket ordeal the most trying of All so fully shows. _ i lately made a flying visit to your City which has with it very Many pleasant associations in my mind and the certainty together with the Comfort and dispatch with which a journey hence and Back May be made by the Pennsylvania Central Railroad under the auspices of j. Edgar Thompson esq., who now Heads its direction strongly commends its patronage to All business men to whom so particularly a a time is in Wariy a passages Over that Road i never have encountered an obstacle witnessed a disaster nor have been delayed an hour. W. W. H. For the presbyterian Banner and advocate. Homeward bound. New York september 15,1857. The scattered forces of the Church Are i beginning to re congregate and put on the harness for the Winter Campaign which in Large cities is the season of Conquest the. Harvest time of salvation so that the reverse it of the jew Mode is literally True every year i As to Many who were almost persuaded to i be christians just before the summer dispersion and not closing in with the spirit 1 when he was nigh them even at their doors i the sea Side and the spa their feasting and a a their revelry have quenched the kindling fires of immortal life to be lighted up no i More forever and Well May such say then the Harvest is past the Winter is ended and we Are not saved i this annual scattering of pastors and people is a very considerable drawback to City churches but it is not without its advantages. When pity christians carry their Light with them seen of All men at All times and under All circumstances at the country tavern or pity hotel in Public places and private retreats on stage and Steamboat at Home or abroad by land or sea on railway or Steamer when in All these situations the consistent Christian bears with him the Light of a Bright example of steady Humble and dignified piety cheerful and kindly withal this is the scattering of the seed of truth to the four winds to Spring up in the by ways and highways to Trees of piety whose branches will reach to heaven bearing fruit in that spot for Ages to come it May be. Thus May each Christian be practically a missionary of the Cross every year to the Heathen at Home. How Long shall it be before that i mischievous impression shall be banished i from the general mind that Only the minister is to preach the gospel ? splendid churches. No doubt some mines strike our country friends As being inconsistent with Christian simplicity and chiefly perhaps when they look at our expensive churches. Few Are now built in new York that do not Cost a Hundred thousand dollars some of them twice that much. The argument sums thus a a dozen Plain churches just As commodious could be built for that sum and thus the gospel be More literally Given to the the same argument was made on a certain occasion about a Box of ointment in the Saviours time meeting his re pro Val. The Temple at Jerusalem was perhaps the costliest Structure Ever erected and it was done by divine command. _ we must in some senses be All things to All men in order that we May save some. Churches Are built not merely for Christian people to worship in but to accommodate those with the preached word who Are yet aliens from the Commonwealth of Israel and strangers from the covenants of Promise. The Rich the great men and the mighty of this world will not go to inferior places of worship ordinarily. It is a trial to them to go Down from their own splendid mansions from carpeted room and frescoes Walls and cushioned chairs to the a a Plain building with its Bare floors and hard seats and Bald appearance they simply wont do it. But the magnificent Sanctuary does invite them they come and hear and Are saved and serve god with willing minds and Large hearts ofttimes. See How it works. Our Church in fifth Avenue Cost a Hundred and forty thousand dollars. The Sexton receives a thousand dollars for his services and our minister four. Our income is ten thousand dollars a year. There is not a disposable Pew in the House not a single sitting to be had. When one is vacated it is immediately taken. The Treasury being full the trustees offered the Leader of our singing who stands up before the pulpit alone As was the custom forty years ago a thousand dollars a year for his services but he would not have it they offered our pastor a thousand additional to his salary he told them it was Large enough and would not have it. He loves his people and they love him As evidence of it when Quot overtaken by a serious illness last Spring they insisted upon his spending a few months abroad and that he should take at least a from our London correspondent. The painful interval of Hope and fear lord Melville on late War the examiner and a a nothing new from India a details of the massacres a Gry for retribution the times and British banners Martin Tapper and is summons the real feeling in England the East India company audits past Wye colonel Sykes and Quot the saints Quot a affecting Case of a pious Young officer witness for Christ religious fanaticism and its fourfold illustration mohammedanism and Hindoo ism romanism and riots at Belfast open air preaching in Ireland and the times the mormon conference in London the a apostles and elders elder Hyde in a presbyterian vestry the True elder versus the. False the curse the victim set free music and the Donkey accompaniments the a a Sisters exhorted Orson Platt and the propagation of spirits British association evangelical alliances the Jerrold fund postscript on Persia. London september 11,1857. The interval Between the arrivals of Indian mails is one of mingled Hope and fear. While i write the opening sentences of this letter anxiety predominates Over hopefulness. The Edinburgh witness is most cheerful in the tone of expectancy and gives its reasons for supposing that next mail of which you will doubtless have the summary Ere this appears in print will bring better tidings than the last. But one thing All parties seem agreed on that we shall not hear that Delhi has fallen. While that Strong fortress is maintained by the mutineers the spirit of insurrection will acquire fresh impetus All Oyer India. A dark future is before us. Lord Melville at a , Speaks not responding by but decidedly As to a Long straggle and great loss of life Ere Bengal Oan he quieted. The Cabinet Are urging on greater military preparations than Ever. The latest order received at our great Arsenal at Woolwich is for the dispatch of a siege train the very guns employed in the batteries before Sebastopol. Who can Tell but that these siege batteries May not have Stern work in store for them before the Walls of other fortresses than Delhi ? people who forget the slowness of communications and in this matter we feel the difference As compared with the daily communications by Telegraph from the Crimea two years ago Are wont to ask you of the Street a a have you seen the papers any thing new from India to Day Flthe answer is a a nothing the London examiner makes this the title of a Leader of great Power summing up into one hideous catalogue the recent accounts of massacre and worse than Quot Vandal or red Indian cruelty. It opens thus Quot a nothing new from India. We Are reminded of the celebrated question of Demosthenes. Nothing new what can be newer than that the wives and daughters of englishmen have been sold by auction in the Market place of an Indian town sold not into chains and slavery like the enviable negroes but to death and torments nor even to torments and death Only but to outrages and barbarities worse than a Hundred deaths Only to be faintly whispered in Corners for their unutterable enormities tales that torture the very Tongue that breathes and the ear that hears them a the details indeed As they come out in letters Are heart rending. Or. Duff says in a letter to the witness that he can think of no parallel in history to them hut that of the massacre of the Waldenses. The cruelties enacted by the american indians against the Early settlers of new England Are not to be compared with. Them. The victims at Caw pore Are reported from one Quarter to he not less than 650 in one letter we read of a lady leaping into the Ganges to avoid a worse Fate. Among the miserable fugitives who were daily arriving in Calcutta was an English woman frightfully mutilated her nose and ears Cut off. At Harisi an officer in the last extremity shot his wife and then himself to escape worse than Slaughter. An officer writing from Benares says a the Story never can be told. The greatest brutalities that Eastern vice can invent have been Practised upon English ladies and the civil servants of the company have perished As Well As others. Thus at Indore where a sudden insurrection broke out among the first victims were the managers of that Noble telegraphic system which has within a year or two been inaugurated by of Shaughnessy a distinguished irishman. Of two Young gentlemen the sons of an excellent father Well known to me who is one of the superintendents of the London City missionaries and a Cousin of of Shaughnessy one who left his fond mothers Side Only in april last was ruthlessly slaughtered on this occasion. The cry for retribution rings aloud. The times has been Savage and fierce on this Point so much so that the British Banner with a great Deal of. Justice enters its solemn protest. Or. Martin Tupper also author of a proverbial philosophy a has published what All things considered is perhaps excusable under exec temp it but otherwise unjustifiable a poem with the Mil tonic title though not in sonnet form a avenge 0 lord thy slaughtered As to unsound teaching we have the following a a All glory to those Martys the blessed children slain the holy women soon redeemed from All that Prin and shame the Brave Good men baptized by their own soldiers in their blood 0, glory to the Martys for they Aro All with next As to vengeance a a and England now avenge their wrongs by vengeance deep and dire Cut ont the canker with the sword end born it out with fire destroy those traitor legions hang every pariah hound and Hunt them Down to death in All the cities round. A a a on Groves of ,1 set on High those Hamans of High caste and Hind their treacherous Baal priests with Fetters hard and fast yet i even in thy lion Wrath remember to Reward the Noble sepoy few who stood Abdels of the Delhi must As the times intimated be made like Sodom and gomorrah a but Delhi yes terrific he its utter sack and rout our vengeance is indelible when Delhi is wiped out and. Only so one Stone upon another shall not stand,1 for England swears to set her Mark upon that traitor land her Mark the hand of Justice the Cross a Cross of flame. Quot where englishwoman perished in unutterable shame her Mark the Cross of mercy too above those martyred Good a Marble Gross on that Burnt spot where once proud Delhi stood a i do not believe that englishmen generally endorse these sentiments hut a that a judicial visitation of their wickedness and cruelty on the Heads of the plotters and leaders of the revolt should speedily come is the desire of every right minded Man. True we have not always done Justice in India try Enthat the infliction of torture although denied by the East India company a advocates in parliament has been a sad reality in some parts of Bengal,1 in connexion with our collection of taxes by subordinates not very Long ago. And True it is that As some one has said,1 there ought to be a a vengeance at Home on the East India company. Long did it support the abominations of heathenism and it is now notorious that their party in the House of commons last Spring tried to obtain a a count out a so that no debate might Home on in connexion with the oppression of the roots. Or peasants by these land owners zem Indars some of whom have been the worst foes of our countrymen and country women in the recent disasters. It is a Maxim that a a corporations have no consciences a and it is alas too True that men As bodies when gain especially is at stake will do what As individuals they would shrink from. The opium Trade has been one of the sins of the company and retribution is come upon them now. The enmity too of some of the directors there Are Happy exceptions among which sir h. Rawlinson the celebrated Savan is one to missions is deep and malignant. It is even said that col. Sykes chairman for this year when lord Ellenborough and others were easting the blame of the revolt on Christian Mission and before the present Happy reaction. Quot exclaimed the Senes _ in the Public mind occurred a a now we shall get rid of Samts the a a saints a however will hold their ground. It is Sykes amp co that Are Likely to go to the Wall an affecting instance of Christian piety and courage in the Case of a Young Ensign is detailed in a letter from an officer in India. When the sixth native infantry regiment mutinied at Allahabad and murdered their officers an Ensign Only sixteen years of age who was left for dead among the rest escaped in the darkness to a neighbor it ing Ravine. Here he found a Stream the Waters of which sustained his life for four Days. Although desperately wounded he i contrived to raise himself into a tree during the night for Protection from wild beasts. A he had a lofty commission to fulfil before a death released my. On the fifth Day he i was discovered and dragged by the brutal i sepoy before one of the leaders to be put to death. There he found another prisoner a Christian catechist formerly a Mohamme Dan whom the sepoy were endeavouring to torment and to terrify into recantation. The firmness of the native was giving Way As he Knelt amid his persecutors with no human sympathy to support him. The boy officer 1 after anxiously watching him for a Short 5 time cried out a a of my Friend come what May do not deny the lord Jesus 1�?� just at this moment the alarm of a sudden a attack by the Gallant col. Neill with his Madras Fusiliers caused the instant flight of the murderous fanatics. The catechists a Ife was saved. He turned to bless the boy i whose Faith had strengthened his faltering spirit. But the Young Martyr had passed r beyond the reach of All human cruelty. He j had entered into rest. It the Power of religious fanaticism is one of the signs of these last times. We see it strikingly illustrated in this Indian revolt. The Mohammedan driven on by the teaching of the Koran a was Well As by political ambition stirs up the sepoy and both act under the perverted and powerful Zeal which their respective superstitions inculcate. Especially is this the ease with the Mussel men of India. Great apprehensions Are entertained lest at the period of a great Mohammedan festival in the month of August there might be disturbances All Over the three presidencies. At Patna or Duff writes a a an alarming conspiracy had been providentially discovered the authors of which were mohammedans.�?�. The Koran is still imbedded in the Mussulman mind in India and the same fell fanaticism which not Long ago led to the execution at Tunis in Africa of a jew who a a blasphemed a Mohammed gives nerve to the Arm and hellish cunning to the plots of Mohammedan hate against christianity. A a the Koran a says a Mohammedan historian a a declares that the highest glory Man can attain in this world is unquestionably that of waging successful War against the enemies of his and so we read in Mohammedan narratives of warriors hastening to the doomed cities of unbelievers that they might a a share in the Merit of sending their souls to the abyss of it is this spirit which Vivi fies that conspiracy hich formed in impenetrable secrecy is now exploding itself in the mosques of India lor a Hundred years prayers have been offered and 1857 was the hoped for Era when the blazing i meter As it flashed in the hand of Mohammed himself and As it cleared the path of Tamerlane to Coo quest and gave him material for his famous Pyramid of sweep away the infidel a a Fei Hughees a and restore the Mogul Dominies in Central India. But there is another Type of religious fanaticism in the Active Malignity of romanism especially in Ireland. Busy it is in France and in Italy in the erection of statues to the Virgin m Honor of the immaculate Conception and in the punishment and exert Lumc Tun of certain of the pne t of Lombardy with who e victimization the people have displayed a Strong and indignant sympathy. But m a Ireland. And even the capital of jf$esial51 j j Ulster Popery has been snowing itself m All its ferocity. Open air preaching was customary at Belfast in former years. The object was not controversy but simply the instruction o the ignorant and ung Dlyn that baptized Vot a Large town which frequents no place of worship. This year a bowl of Nguc against Sueh Eft it a raised by the popish press and when of last lord s Day. A zealous presbyterian minister successfully ass�rted5 his constitutional right and did Prech to three thousand or four thousand people riots spread Over the town and the popish mob which had been collected by a fiendish placard on the Walls were put to route by a Large body of protestants and the police were obliged to fire on the Bloodthirsty Myrmidon of Rome the times in what de Erves in Plain terms no better name than that of a rascally article comes out against the protestants of Ireland preaching in the open air at All be cause Forsooth they thereby insult the majority 1. In England popish preaching and processions would be insulting to the majority and so the protestants would not put up with them. Thus the a a leading journal basely Beer Fiji the cause of Eligi in Liberty besides ignorantly or wickedly arguing on the premises that Belfast is by a majority popish town. The Mills and factories there have been the r inducement during the last Twenty years for Large masses to immigrate to the North and to Belfast from the popish South and West. But it is but play upon words to represent a town which. Is the head quarters of Irish protestantism and especially the presbyterian Metropolis Romish. Almost the whole property education and influence,1 Are in the prot a Stanic scale. A a a a but mormonism has also been figuring in its7 own Way and furnishes us with a fresh specimen of its own Peculiar a a Loath some the mormons have been holding a conference in London. It was attended by the apostles Platt and Benson and by the leading elders add members Quot of7 the District. There was a Good Deal of boasting. At a closing Tea meeting there were rare doings. When the reporter of one of the morning papers entered the room elder Barnard was leading the company in the singing of a favorite hymn to the tune of a a the Low backed the purport of the song was the happiness that awaited All when they would get to Zion Utah. There were some amusing variations performed by an ass in an adjoining stable on a song by brother Silver which was to the effect a i never knew what Joy was till i became a mormon a amp a. Elder Hyde flattered in glowing strains the two apostles fro America and scornfully alluded to the attempts to put mor monism Down. With this same Hyde i and one of my presbyterian Eldera had a personal encounter inthe theological sense of the term some years ago. He had succeeded in perverting for a time Only a Young girl a member of our Church who had been brought up among the Wesleyan Blit who became impressed and decided As i have every reason to believe still under the preaching of the gospel at the presbyterian Church. Her warm feelings her confiding character her personal intimacy with Hyde and his wife,7 and the plausible account of numerous cures performed by him of sick and crippled people fired and filled her imagination. 1 i heard with pain of her reported perversion and asked her to meet1 me in the vestry. She came after a week evening service but not alone. Elder Hyde afraid to lose her with a face of brass and a snivelling hypocrisy of tone entered the vestry with7 her. There1 was nothing for it therefore but to grapple with the vile imposture of which he was the advocate. I shall say nothing about my personal share in the discussion. My worthy elder a clearheaded Scotchman had recently read the Book of mormon and brought out its absurdities its anachronisms and its contradictions. With such Power that the mormon elder was fairly cornered. We challenged1 him to work one of his miracles arid he told us we had not a a it was the old Way of impostors. A first shut your then you shall so finding himself rather uncomfortable he disappeared with the vengeful Assurance that if a we did not believe in the Book of mormon we should be damned a a to this Little episode i May add that the Young girl in question although a dupe for a time had her eyes opened afterwards7 to the delusion Practised on restoration was largely owing to the facts which came under her1 observation in connexion with the death of the wife and ther friends of elder Hyde who had boasted to usand to her of his curing Power she is now the wife of a respectable and worthy Man and a member of a Christian and evangelical Church. But to return to the conference there was a Yankee Eider irom sait Valley itself. He said a a he Felt first he Drew a glowing picture of the enlightenment and happiness of Utah a declared that he had been persecuted with the saints All his life and a just As he had been settling Down at Utah the a servant of the lord Brigham Young a had sent him Forth to England to warn this wicked generation a and he might have added to bring fresh victims into the toils of mormonism. A or. Harrison one of the few englishmen among the mormon prophets addressed the meeting in favor of polygamy with the accompaniment of Donkey music before noticed and imitations of the same by some of Quot the irreverent juniors. Another elder. Indulged in a a a Little Harmony a to the tune of a a of Susannah Don t you cry fur me a about a a sleeping Sisters Pearce and other ladies also Sang. They and others received an exhortation from an elder to sell off All their ornaments and put them into a fund to enable them a a to gather out of Babylon a i e., to Leavo England for Utah. Orson Platt gave them some advice about marriage urged them to marry Only mormons and in that Case they would have husbands in the next world otherwise they st remain single a a a horrible he propounded the doctrine of the propagation of spirits in the next world. Thus these vile wretches seek to give the stamp and stimulus of immortality to their filthy Benson another elder from Salt Lake after describing his feelings and condition As a a first rate indulged largely if orig rss j Okes Elk pro ssh a his opinion that att it his wives at Utah would not apostate be and that so be would not remain single in heaven a and crowned the performance by describing Young As a tie bet and holiest Man in the the times had a Leader on mormonism and recognizing its parentage Here traces it largely to our rage for prophetic and millennial study and cherished expectations of an earthly Paradise which a Large party of religionists have indulged in. There May be something in this but it is very Little. The True causes Are Long neglect of the masses consequent ignorance and Low sensual ism acted. On by a cunning which is certainly satanic. It is a great stroke so to speak As to flatter the people that they Are religious and Safe for eternity while yet the basest passions Are gratified. If it came to them in the old Guise of mohammedanism with its sensual Paradise it would not take but coming revelation an enlargement of the old Bible and in the name of Christ it is thus that the. Devil and his agents collect so Many a dupes. A Strong desire is expressed Here by the papers that next year at farthest the Amer lean legislature May grapple with the abomination id it wry fag hold at Utah. A in England the tract society a publications the City and town missionaries and the open air preachers have done and Are doing much to expose and put Down mormonism. Its dupes Are largely drawn from Wales. A Sou of the late Archdeacon Wilber Force who went Over to Rome and died last year in Italy has appeared is a writer of poetry. Is it1 not pleasant considering that the father was a papist that another Wilberforce once an English Archdeacon is so and that the Bishop of Oxford is almost so and More dangerous than if he a were to find a grandson of William Wilberforce thus beautifully vindicate the virgins real position against the idolatry of Rome ? a a if. Than Dost love thy Saviour and thy son with but the love that earthly mothers feel joined to a ransomed sinner s gratitude How thou must weep to see thy Fellowmen. Like thee conceived in sin like thee redeemed pour fourth their prayers to thee and at thy shrine offer their richest love when he is by. Beady to gather what were thy earthly sufferings to these thou saw st him scourged insulted crucified thy More than son whom thou might Hope to see on israelis throne was riot the Promise great borne to thy Young ear bythe Angelus voice ? and now thou May st behold him on a throne _ that overlooks the heavens acknowledged King Over Ati Kirgis and yet too Little loved thyself a supplant my him in human the British association has been holding its annual meeting in Dublin. The presence of doctor Livingstone who delivered a lecture on Africa in the Dublin society House awakened great interest. Some scientific american gentlemen were publicly honoured with a others by the bestow ment of honorary degrees by the authorities of Trinity an excursion to the1 Western Island of Arran Rioh in Pagan memorials concluded and crowned the meet ing the evangelical Alliance has commenced its meetings this week at Berlin it has not been inny Power to attend the conference. Our tract society his sent As a deputation the Rev m. H. Vine,7 a London episcopal Clergyman and or. Davis the secretary., they go not As members of the Alliance Brt m the interest of the tract cause on the continent of Europe the King of Prussia has continued to Manifest the deepest Suauu Usu Fui Nhuc Success of the Alliance meeting and while not going so far As inviting or commanding the attend Ance of the prussian clergy has issued an address to the cons stories or presbyteries which he administers a rebuke to the disabled ministers amp Philadelphia sept. 23, 1857. In judge Leavitts report to the Las general Assembly on the subject of a disabled ministers a amp Ait is stated that a to the printed circular of the committee addressed to the one Hundred and forty presbyteries of our Church in relation to the number of ministers widows and orphans of deceased ministers among them requiring Aid replies had been received from Only sixty one. Friori these it appears that within the limits of the sixty one presbyteries there Are eleven ministers who from the effects of disease or the infirmities of age Are unfitted for the Active duties of their office and destitute of the Means of comfortable support. The re Are also within the e presbyteries Twenty one widows and thirty six children of deceased ministers who Are m need of assistance. Assuming As the basis of an. Estimate that the same ratio of destitution is applicable to the presbyteries from1 which no report has been received it would result the t there Are m he Church Twenty six infirm and disabled ministers no less than fifty widows and about eighty children for whom Relief is contemplated by the action of the Assembly. The presbyteries from which reports rave been received Are located in different geographical sections of the Church arid there is no reason to suppose that the above estimate does not present a fair average of the destitution throughout its entire limits a As to the probable sum what will be needed annually to relieve the wants and provide for the Comfort of the destitute classes the report says a a that inthe judgement of the committee it will require an expenditure of from twelve thousand to fifteen thousand since the1 spreading of these facts a before the churches by our religious journals the committee of trustees of the Assembly for distributing this fund have waited in daily expectation off the application of presbyteries in behalf of these one Hundred and fifty adults and it orphan children Many of whom doubtless Are in a condition that Calls for immediate Relief. Hitherto Only a Small proportion of these eases has been presented by their respective presbyteries. Although it was announced in the last Assembly and has been published since in their minutes that there is. Money in the Treasury for this purpose enough thus far to respond in part at least to every regular application. Please to Call the attention of the churches to this part of judge Leavitts Able report which seems to have been too Little heeded even by Bome who concur with the writer Iri All his statements and cordially adopt his conclusions. Joseph h. Jones Chen of the com for distribution amp a. High of Huron and lutheran parties for their misrepresentations of the. Objects of the meeting. For the closer approximation of All real a christians arid for the Alliance As Means of promoting it the King expresses his most ardent desires. I or. Charles Dickens reports on be half of the Effort a a in i remembrance of Douglas Jerrold a to raise funds for Bis widow that a sum of �2000, Clear of expenses is in hands and that an annuity will be purchased of a of mrs Jerrold with a reversion Quot to one of her daughters. Living authors Are not always Friendly. Some one be sneering by said a a brother authors yes Brothers like Cain and Abel a but authors in this Case have substantially proved their sym Pithy for the1 family of a brother dead. Jerrold earned vat Suins of Noney ? but like most of his class he was prodigal. Thackeray a new work a a the virginians Quot will begin to appear in monthly parts in november. J. W. P. have detained my letter to late period of the Day in the Hope that fresh news from India might have arrived but in vain. It May however come to night and go out to the United states by the mail from live Pool tomorrow. It is announced by Telegraph that the persians have evacuated Herat. This will free the troops still remaining atari Shire for service in India the Shah of Persia has published a decree opening Public office to All religious classes of his subjects. J. W. He who Ras Many secrets Quot be who wishes you to be his Security for a sum which you Are not willing to lose he who loves Law suits and he who has a jealous temper should he carefully avoided. Quaint old Fuller says a a a let him who expects one class of society to. Prosper in tie highest degree while the other is in distress try whether one Side of his1 face can smile while the other is pinched. Water and very slight Declivity suffices to give the running motion to water. Three inches per mile in a smooth straight Channel give a velocity of about three Miles per hour. Now what is True of water is equally True of morals. The Best of men need Only a slight push from adversity to obtain a downhill momentum. Be careful therefore How you lose your equilibrium. must never be astonished at temptations be they Ever so outrageous. On this Earth All in temptation. Crosses tempt us by irritating our Pride and Drob Nerita by flattering it. Our life is a continual combat but one in which Jesus Christ fights for us. We must pass on unmoved while temptations rage. Around us As the traveler overtaken by a Stirm. Simply wraps his cloak More closely about him and rushes on More vigorously toward1 his destined Home. 1 Christian missionaries in a meeting for the Aid of the missionary cause1 in Turkey was held in sunday evening at Rev or. Adams1 Church Madison Square. The building was filled with an attentive and interested audience. An address was delivered . Or Shuffler who has Long been resident in constantinople and who described the present condition of the turks after their recent intimate communication with the christians of Europe during the crimean War As extremely favourable to the. Inculcation of the Christian religion. Rev. Or. Tyng likewise delivered an address. Intercourse with most essential Point in our Intercourse with children is to be perfectly True ourselves. Every other interest ought to be sacrificed to that of truth. When we in any Way deceive a child we not Only show him a pernicious example but we also lose 0ur own influence Over him . John m. Mason while preaching on the text a a a what shall it profit a Man a etc., referring to the apologies Given by the impenitent for refusing to accept the gift of eternal life mentioned the common 1 plea a a we do not want to profess christianity because Many Dishonour the profession we do not want to be hypocrites we Are candid a and sign Quot said the eloquent preacher a by outre willing to go to hell As gentlemen of it is said that a distinguished lawyer in this City was led by this pointed rebuke to renounce the hypocrisy of unbelief for a sincere Faith in the son of god. Child a morning hymn a the morning Bright with Rosy Light has waked me up from sleep. Father i own thy love alone thy Little one doth keep. All through the Day i humbly Pray be thou my guard and guide my sins forgive and let me live Blest Jesus near thy Side. Of make me rest within thy breast great spirit of All Grace make me like thee 1 then shall i be prepared to see thy face. A minutes of the Synod of Allegheny. Erie pa., september 24th, 1857. The Synod of Allegheny met according to and. Journ ment in a Park m the City of Erie on the 24th Day of september a. 1867, at half past seven of clock p. M., and was opened with a Sermon . Robert Dilworth D., the last Moderator from the Epi tie to the Eph. Iii 8, a unto me who am the least of All saints is this Grace Given that i should preach among the gentiles the Unsearchable riches of _ after Sermon. Synod was constituted with prayer. The following members were present a or John v. Reynolds James Colter Samuel j. Eaton John a Mccune George w. Zahniser James w. Dickey Lemuel g. Olmstead William Mcculloughjr Meg m. Shields William m. Blackburn John r. Findley William Willsun 3. Elders John Breckinridge James. Miller Prosper a. Booth John Humes j. L. Reed Isaac Eaton James Mccracken David Agnew a. Tanner. to or Robert Dilworth a. D., Benjamin c. Critchlow David Waggoner David , Elliot Swift William t Mcadam. Elders William fruit William Mccready and John Hope. Allegheny a ministers John Coulter Loval Young Robert b. Walker Newton Bracken William g. Taylor ephraim7 Ogden David Hall Samuel Williams j. R. Coulter. Elders Valentine Glenn James Campbell John c. Monies Thomas Mifflin and Samuel Leason. Presbytery or Allegheny , dd., w. S. Plumer or d., 2william Arian Henry r. Wilson D., Leland r. Mcaboy Louis l. Conrad James Allison. Elder Robert Wallace. 7 ministers absent. Presbytery or Erie a David Grier William j. Alexander. A presbytery of Satterfield Robert Johnston Absalom Mccready. William Nesbit John w. Johnston Henry Webber Thomas p. Johnston a a Billingsley Jonathan or Usu Thomas g. Scott. Presbytery or Munson John Smalley Ebenezer Henry Alexander Cunningham William f. Kean George Cairns John v. Miller j. F. Boyd. Presbytery or Allegheny City a Nath. Todd P. Swift A John c. Sinclair John f. Mclaren D., Daniel Nevin Alexander Shand Edward s. Blake Charles b. Mcclay James Smith John Brown John Davis h. W. Guthrie Alexander Sinclair. Synod adjourned to meet to Morrow morning at 9 of clock. Concluded with prayer. Friday morning 9 of clock. Synod met arid was opened with prayer. The minutes of the last session were read. Rev. Loyal Young was elected Moderator and Rev. L. R. Mcaboy. Temporary clerk. On motion the Reading of the a a general titles for7 a Judica tories a was dispensed with. Rev. David Mckinney of the Synod of Pittsburgh being present was invited to s t a a corresponding member. A the minutes of the last meeting of Synod were read. The Muse raw Tuuu unwed the following committees. 1 on Bills and overtures a ministers a revs. Robert Dilworth D., John Coulter h. R. Wilson And John v. Reynolds. Elders a. Tanner Thomas Mifflin and Robert Wallace. Judicial committee a ministers revs. L. L. Conrad r. B. Walker j. W. My Cune and b. C. Critchlow. Elders we fruit Samuel Leason Isaac Eaton. Records of presbytery of Erie a ministers a revs. Newton Bracken and b. C. Critchlow. Elder Samuel Leason. Records of presbytery of Beaver a ministers Kars. Johnr. Findley and j. R. Coulter. Elder John Humes. Records of presbytery of Allegheny a ministers revs. We. Annan and g. W. Zahniser. Elder Oahu Hope. Records of presbytery of Allegheny City a min Litersk revs. C red and David Hall. 7 elder a John. Breckinridge. On devotional exp risks a ministers revs. W. Blackburn and John y. Reynolds. Elder cd. Agnew. On narrative of state of religion Allison and Newton Bracken. Elder James Campbell. On synodical Sermon -.�?ministers�?revs. David Elliott D., and David Waggoner. Elder p. A. Booth. On the minutes of general Assembly a ministers revs. We. Annan and Waggoner. Elder John c. My nees. 1 a 1 reasons for a absence from previous meetings of. Synod c. Reed g. A Taylor and James Coulter.1 elders James Miller and Valentine Glenn. On leave of absent by Frok Sims meeting a a my risk Era reys. Ephraim Ogden a w. Dickey and Sam Riel Wiliiams. Eiders James Miller and j. L. Reed. A collection of Twenty five cents was raised from each mex Hor to1 replenish the contingent fund of Synod Aon motion revs. David Elliott D.,. H. R. Wilson D., and Thomas Mifflin elder were appointed a committee to consider the propriety of appointing a Day of fasting and prayer in. View of the position difficult web and dangers of oar missions in India. Revs. L. R. My Aboy r. B. Walker and. David Agnew elder Wera appointed a committee on the Send nary. The first standing order was taken up and statistical reports were read and placed in the hand of the stated clerk. The second standing Coder was taken up and Fresby Erial records were called for and put in the hands of committees for examination. The following report was presented by the committee on devotional exercises for the exer cites of this afternoon according standing Rale 1. Psalmody and prayer Rev. B. A Critchlow. 2. Address Rev. My Kinney 3�?T. Psalmody arid prayer Rev. W. T. My Adam. 4. Narrative of the 8tate of religion. 6. Address by Bev. We. Annan and snob other exercises As the Moderator May deem proper. The committee farther reported that Rev David Hall preach to Morrow afternoon it 3 o clock that Rev h. I. Coe preach in the evening at 7 of clock that Revi w. S. Plumer D., preach at Paris Hall on Sabbath coming at 11 of clock. That the sacrament of the lords supper fee administered on Sabbath afternoon1, at 3� rt5/�ir�f�ir in a fifth . Res dist the soil Dot of clock in which services Reading the scriptures and Psalmody . Loyal Young introduction to the ordinance and distribution of bread . H. R. Wilson Distribution of the cup and closing address . My Kinney And Rev. E. E. Swift preach on Sabbath Everling. That . Elliott and Rev. Or. My Kinney preach in the first a presbyterian Church., that Rev. . Conrad and Rev. Loyal Young preach in the methodist Church. That Rev. J. R Findley and Rev. L. R. My Aboy preach Iri the associate reformed Church. That Rev. A. Waggoner and rot. B. C. Critchlow preach in the Baptist Church. These reports werer accepted and adopted. Synod Hen proceeded to appoint the time mid hour of its next meeting. It was resolved to meet in the pity of Allegheny on the fourth thursday of september 1858, at 7j p. Synod resolved that when it adjourns this morning it adj Oum to meet for its remaining business sessions in the1 Baptist Church and for Public worship at Park Hall. ,. A a the Board of co Portage presented their report through Bev. L. L. Conrad which report was accepted and revs. E. E. Swift l. E. My Aboy and John c. My Neeb elder were appointed a committee to report on the subject. Adjourned to meet at two o clock. Concluded with Praye priday afternoon 2 of clock. Synod met and was opened with prayer. The minutes of the morning session were read. Bev h. I. Coe of the Synod of Missouri being present was invited to sit As a corresponding member. Rev. Or. Plumer appeared and reported his name to the clerk. Presbyteries were called upon to report on the subject of Church Extension according to the standing Rule. Pending the la Ossion the hour. Having arrived Synod engaged in the devotional exercises allotted for the afternoon. A 1 concluded on fourth rage

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