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Pittsburgh Presbyterian Banner and Advocate (Newspaper) - October 31, 1857, Pittsburgh, PennsylvaniaPresbyterian amp Advocat a nne re vol via to go 1 a adv Natif vol. Xxx no 1 one thing is needful a a one thing have i desired of the lord this one thing i whole no. 366 David Mckinney editor and office Gazette building fifth Street above Smithfield Pittsburgh a. Philadelphia 111 South tenth Street below Chi Stout the week ending saturday october 31, 1857. By mail or at the office $1.80 per tear i a Jujj a obpupttt8 delivered in the City 1.75 a a a a i prospector. A song to the heart. It w. Wh1tton �ed10k, a. M. A tis not to Beauty a fading charms with winning airs or jewels decked it is not to fashion s Graceful forms id tune my song in full respect. It is not to learning a High renown nor yet the pomp nor Glare of state nay though its owner wore a Crown or stalked through Earth a hero great. It is not to titles not to rank nor All the wealth of England a Bank nor to that Friend who grasps my hand with words and Miles and courtesies Bland but to the heart the kind the True in Friendship firm through changing Days to this id give Devotion due and pay the tribute of my Praise. For this id take Sweet Pees a a Lyre and strike aloud its sounding chords for this id right a Vestal fire and kindle thought to burning words. For this an Angelus Harp might ring a lovers Hopes might Rise divine and hearts responsive gladly bring their offerings to affections shrine. Pittsburgh 1857. For the presbyterian Banner and advocate evidences of regeneration letter Xii certain evidences. Try a mistake letters al and Xii. Appear before viii., in. And x. We regret the disarrangement but still the sentiments Are so orthodox and spiritual that each letter Speaks for . Hereby know we that we dwell in him and be in us because to has Given us of his spirit.�?1. Johh to 18. My dear Friend a regeneration is of god its evidences Are divine. We enter now upon the consideration of what Are cer Tain signs of regeneration and Here As was said before the first thing to be observed is this regeneration is from heaven it is being born from above being born of god the agent is the holy ghost and hence As the thing itself is of god so the evidences of it must be divine in their origin they must partake of the nature of that about Bieh they testify. Those things of which i have spoken As Uncertain evidences May or May not be of divine origin they May be of god or of Man or even of the Devil he May counterfeit them. But the certain evidences can not be counterfeited by satan. They Are divine in their origin god is the author of them As he is of regeneration itself they Are proper and legitimate effects and results of his word and spirit the truth in regard to the importance of which i have spoken is the Means by which they Are brought into existence and the spirit of god is the agent. These evidences Are the fruits of the spirit they Are the effects of regeneration and As a tree is known by its fruit so is regeneration known by its effects. When there is a new birth there is a new life for if any Man be in Christ he is a new creature old things Are passed away behold All things Are become new.�?2. Cor. V 17. A a a Many persons Are deceived through a Lack of knowledge. The awakened soul is in a very critical condition. If there is a knowledge of the Way of salvation it May soon find peace in believing but if it be ignorant it is liable to take up with a false Hope. There Are Many erroneous notions entertained respecting religion. This would not be the ease if All parents were faithful in the religious education of a their children. It is True that feeling �3 necessary to religion no one can repent without feeling no one can love god without feeling no one can Trust in Christ without feeling but the feeling must be the result of a knowledge of religious truth. Mere Blind feeling whether of sorrow or Joy is in itself of no Avail. The feeling which is the natural consequence of a perception of the truth is the feeling needed in see evening visit published by fre byte Rian Board of publication there roust be knowledge and in order to this there must be truth a system of Faith. With the Christian a a his feeling is the result of a knowledge of the he feels because he knows and believes. His Faith is not dead it is Active it is emotional it reaches his heart it moves it purifies it elevates regulates and controls his affections. T. Religion consists very much in right affections and in their right exercise not merely in right views of truth but also in right feelings produced by the truth. Are your affections right i Are they rightly exercised ? Are they placed on proper objects and do those objects Call them Forth in a proper manner and can you see in this that they Are renewed and purified and elevated by the truth and spirit of god ? in the fact that your affections run not in a natural but in a heavenly Channel is it seen that they Are divinely excited ? and that whereas they were once earthly in their origin and aim and tendency now they Are divine and heavenly 1 earthly objects Are All around you once you chose and delighted in them gods truth pre sents heavenly objects before you has his spirit fixed your affections on those so that you now choose and Delight in them ? love is god now the object of this affection ? do you love god and Delight in him ? so it was not with you by nature any if you have love to god in your soul it is because the spirit has renewed your heart this affection love to god is heavenly in its origin it is a i unit of the spirit and hence an evidence of regeneration. And so of All the affections. It is the spirits work to set them right and if they Are right Why then the heart is renewed. This you say is the very thing you want to know. Very Well All i wish you to remember just on this Point is that the certain evidences of regeneration Are. Of divine origin and Hanoe they Accord precisely with the teachings of the scriptures and they Are not dependent for their existence upon outward circumstances but upon gods truth and spirit. Hence they Are found More or less clearly wherever the hear Tia renewed whether in the Field the shop the Way Side the closet or the great congregation though the a subject of them May not always at first be fully aware of their existence for the kingdom of god is within you and it cometh not with xvii 20�?25. In the examination of those evidences and in trying ourselves by them the scriptures must be our guide As the evidences Accord with the scriptures and Are indeed taught us in the sacred record. Hence from the very nature of regeneration As Well As from the Means and the agent we May learn something of the evidences of it. By nature we Are Blind regeneration gives us a capacity of spiritual perception it opens the eyes of our minds and illuminates our understandings and hence As in Bible language the enlightened Are renewed so one evidence of regeneration is a right and spiritual apprehension of the truth and not Only is the truth apprehended perceived and understood but it is cordially embraced and loved. There can be no love of god where there is no love of the truth. Hence i say one evidence of regeneration is a spiritual apprehension of the truth and a cordial love of it for these things Are spiritually discerned.-�?1. Cor. Ii 12�?14. New and dear views of truth Are imparted in regeneration or follow As the first effect of it an hence these new and Clear views this spiritual discernment of Bible truth and the things of god is a certain evidence of a a hang of heart. There May be and often is a degree of illumination when there is not a saving change but the difference lies Here when the mind is Savin Gly enlightened and the heart changed not Only is the truth seen but it is cordially embraced and loved so that the truth is known by an experimental knowledge and the salvation revealed in it is Laid hold of by Faith As has been said before these new and spiritual views Are inseparable from saving Faith and where there is Baving Faith there is Union with Christ and a new creature. All things Are new a new creation of god.�?2. Cor. 17.there Are new and Clear views in regard to god. His character appears Beautiful and Lovely each and All his attributes essential not Only to his perfection but to his very existence destitute of any of them he would not and could not be god. His Justice As Well As his mercy and truth is now seen to be Lovely while his holiness shines Forth with ravishing charms spiritual vision sees and appreciates the Beauty of holiness. There Are also new views of ourselves. We see now How sinful we Are. The depravity of our natures and of our lives and we realize How justly we Are condemned and How justly and inevitably we Are exposed to everlasting death while sin appears an infinite evil and our great concern is How we May be free from sin from its guilt its pol hit Ion and its great concern published by Fresby Teriaz Board and Way of life by or. Hodge. And there Are new views of Christ. We see Wisdom and goodness and love in the plan of salvation through him we see How Justice and mercy Here meet Christ satisfying Justice and opening the Way for the exercise of Nercy we see in his death a satisfaction for our sins we see How his offices meet the wants and necessities of our natures and circumstances How As a Prophet he instructs us and enlightens our darkness How As a priest he atones and intercedes How As a King he subdues and reigns and thus by his three fold office removing our three fold misery ignorance guilt and bondage. Thus while As sinners we feel our need of a Saviour we see that Jesus Christ is just the Saviour we need just suited to our wants and necessities and then under the full influences of these new discoveries these Olear v news of divine truth and of the Saviour it reveals we do receive and rest on Christ for salvation. And this is saving for a a Faith in Jesus Christ is a saving Grace whereby we receive and rest upon him alone for salvation As he is offered to us in the . Cat ques. 86. I say under the influence of these discoveries of ourselves and of Jesus Christ we receive and rest on Christ for salvation. This is saving Faith and hence the reception of Christ by Faith is another evidence of regeneration. Faith receives the testimony of god it believes the truth of which new and Clear views Are imparted the sum and substance of this truth is Jesus Christ and him crucified As the Only Saviour of sinners and hence Faith receives and rests on. Christ for salvation As he is offered in the gospel and Faith is one of the first effects of regeneration and is of course an evidence of it As in effectual calling the spirit works Faith in us and thereby unites us to Christ and if any Man be in Christ United to him he is a new creature old things Are passed away behold All things Are become 2. Cor. V 17. Not Only Are there new and Clear views of truth but All things Are new. Hence repentance sorrow for sin and forsaking it follows after Faith and where there Are Faith and repentance there is a new heart and there will also be a new life a full purpose of and a constant Endeavor after new Short oat., ques. 84 87. One More letter will close this series. Till then Adieu. Yours truly. Rev. Albert 0. Johnston and wife. We last week noted the Strong probability that these honoured missionaries to India had fallen by ardent their efforts promised Gratifying Success when alas the insurrection occurred and the Meek and Humble missionaries fell beneath the hands of violence. At the time of his death or. Johnston was in his 23d year. He was highly talented profoundly versed in theology and entirely devoted to the great cause to had espoused. Had he been spared his life would have been one of usefulness and Honor and he would have gone Down to posterity Side by Side with the illustrious men who have borne the Cross and preached the gospel beneath the scorching Sun of India. They were stationed at fatter hurry at which place they resided when the Mutiny occurred on the 24th of june. They were furnished with boats by the natives of that place and ordered to leave which they did but before they reached their destination bit boor near Gawn pore were fired upon by order of Nena Sahib. The discharge of arms was most destructive Many in the vessel were instantly killed and among the rest the subjects of this notice. Mrs. Johnston was Borro in Allegheny county. Under the instructions of her Learned and excellent father she acquired a finished education and Early in life displayed those admirable characteristics which marked her whole career. When quite Young she visited Europe where she spent two years and returned with a mind richly stored with the fruits of travel and observation. Mrs. Johnston was an indefatigable student an accomplished lady and a Christian in the True sense of the word. In Short she was a perfect woman nobly planned to warn to and command and yet a being still and Bright with something of an Angelus Light when the Patriot Falls at the head of advancing columns his name and deeds Are perpetuated in brass and Marble when the statesman shuffles off this mortal Coil a nation deplores its calamity but when the soldiers of the Cross perish by violence far from Home christians of every land heave a heart Felt sigh and drop a precious tear to the memory of the loved and lost. From our London correspondent. General Weil and Stem retribution at Cawn pore threatened outbreak of Hindoos in the Mauritius a fresh hews from India Havelock a second victories and Retreat Lucknow in peril is Nena Sahib dead Delhi not fallen insurrections suppressed sweeping seizure of obscene Rooks and prints statistics of crime in England 1 crime diminishing education of criminals lord John Russel at Sheffield education Reform and tory tactics meeting of the emperors at Stuttgart to its object Austria and France the Kirc Kentang at Stuttgart to significant contribution by Ike sultans Nena Sahib s proclamation or. Hamlin and religious Liberty in Turkey Cardinal Wiseman and his fast Day pastoral its Mario Latry and hypocrisy the times gumming and the cardinals the Church keeps the collection for herself the Irish and Indian massacres a historical parallel the coming fast Day proclamation reasons for humiliation French la Dation of England her sins and shortcomings Belfast and or. Hannah postscript. A London september 29,1857. Stern retribution has been exacted by general Neil on some of the murderers at Caw pore. As soon As a rebel was caught he was immediately tried and if not Able to prove his innocence was condemned to be hanged at once. A a but a writes the general a the chief rebels or ringleaders i make first clean up a certain portion of the Pool of blood still two inches deep in the shed where the fearful murder of women and children took place. To touch blood is most abhorrent to High caste natives they think by doing so they doom their souls to perdition. Let them think so. My object is to inflict a fearful punishment for a revolting cowardly barbarous deed and to strike terror into these rebels the first t caught was a native High caste officer who tried to resist cleaning up the very blood he had helped to shed but i made the Provost marshal do his duty and a few lashes made the miscreant accomplish his task. When done he was taken out and immediately hanged and buried in a ditch by the Roadside. A a no one who has witnessed the scenes of murder mutilation and massacre can Ever listen to the word a mercy a As applied to these fiends. The Well of mutilated bodies alas containing upwards of two Hundred native women and children i have had decently covered in and built up As one Large i had intended to mention in my last that the statement that the monster Nena Sahib had committed suicide is not confirmed. On the contrary he was supposed to have fled to nude and to be a Leader of the mutineers there. The band of the murderous sepoy. We find in the chronicle of this City the following historical notice of them the Rev. Albert u. Johnston was a native of Washington county Pennsylvania. In 1852 he graduated at Jefferson College with the highest honors and in the fall of the Samo year entered the theological Seminary of the presbyterian Church in Allegheny City. In May 1855, he entered upon the duties of the ministry and As an Able Earnest devoted Clergyman soon obtained a High position among his professional Brethren. Soon after being licensed to preach he was married to miss Amanda j. Gill daughter of the late Rev. Jonathan Gill a distinguished minister of the Covenanter Church and one of the professors at the old Western University at the time or. Bruce had charge of that institution. About the beginning of the year 1856, or. And mrs. Johnston believing that duty called them to labor in a foreign land sailed for India and on their arrival immediately commenced the work of humanity and love. Highly educated Youthful Earnest and from the Island of the mauritius1 we learn by a French paper that great alarm prevailed there in consequence of the hostile feeling among the Labouring coolies or Hindoos employed in the sugar plantations. Proclamations had been seized and some priests arrested for preaching massacre and pillage. There Are no less than two Hundred thousand Hindoos and emay of rated negroes there. The danger arises from the dispatch of the English troops from the Island to India. The european population is French or of French extraction. The Mauritius Spectator Calls for a French Garrison which in an English Island would be a difficulty for an English Cabinet to Sanction. The accounts Are up to the 20th of August. Yesterday we had fresh telegraphic Dews from India bringing advices from Bombay Madras and Calcutta. General Havelock had advanced a second time toward Lucknow but after defeating the mutineers in two fresh engagements and capturing their guns he found the Bridge of the River broken Down and with but a limited Force he Felt it necessary to retire to Gaw pore. This is a lamentable necessity for its leaves the beleaguered band at Lucknow hemmed in by foes. It is said there had been one thousand europeans there most of whom were women and children and that Nena Sahib was besieging them. The morning East s Tele graphic news however reports that an officer sow Nena Sal in perish with his family in the Ganges t he boat in which they had embarked in their flight having been swamped it is More probable i think that the Mon Ster still lives and at All events that Ere now Lucknow has been the scene of a More awful and extensive massacre than Caw pore. It is said that the Garrison had Only a famine rations Quot to last till the 21st of August. Delhi had not fallen but Gen. Nicholson an officer Little More than thirty years of the Camp and brought two thousand men an to stack was spoken of. If made it would be a desperate and doubtful affair. But Friendly sikhs in the Punjab is had informed the governor that if Delhi were not soon to fall the Mahon Means in that Northern province could not be restrained. It is right to add that one of the telegrams says a another european Force besides that of Havelock had arrived at if so a there might be some Hope of relieving Lucknow., the Twenty sixth native infantry had mutinied at Lahore and had murdered their commanding officer. A they were pursued and destroyed. Another Bombay regiment had been disarmed and a regiment of Madras cavalry India was quiet All being quiet at Magosa Sanger and Jub Bulmore. From Calcutta artillery men and marines were ascending toward Allahabad. Such is the subset Nee of the latest news. It is still dark and doubtful and we fear the next May be worse As regards Lucknow. A sweeping s Urf of obscene books and prints was made last week under the authority of the be w aet Bieh was carried last session of parliament by lord chief jus ice Campbell in the face of considerable opposition. The chief place for the Sale of these infamous and polluting publications is Holywell Street on the strand. Means for suppressing the offence which for a Long period has been rank and rampant had hitherto been wanting. Tho shops and houses of no less than six a a prisoners Quot and publishers were entered at one time by the. Police who acted with extraordinary Energy and skill. The six persons it is trusted will receive such a punishment As shall frighten into impotence the vile fraternity who pander to vice and Lead hundreds of Young people on to temporal and eternal ruin. Too Long has this. Pestilence been permitted to rage in Pur midst. In reference to crime in England the statistics of 1856 indicated a diminution of Twenty five per cent., As compared with 1855, notwithstanding that the latter year had itself shown a decrease of eleven per cent., As compared with 1854. Grotting had almost disappeared. It was and is always severely punished. We1 must not however boast that it is extinguished with the dark Winter evenings before us. The limes after careful analysis concludes that no species. Of dishonesty is More rampant than in former times. True there have been great frauds. Such As those of Paul and Redpath but it says a the magnitude of the crimes is but an incident in the magnitude of the transactions. There were no Redpathe in the last Century because there were no great Northern railways just As there were no great Gold robberies because there was a no great amount of As to education and crime it appears that out of one Hundred criminals five or six Only Are found who can a excl Well of the remainder Between fifty and sixty have a imperfect knowledge of their letters and Between thirty and forty Are totally ignorant. Of the eases distinguished in police nomenclature As a a Superior instruction a the proportion is so minute As to be represented in Decimal notation by 0. 3. What Light As to the importance of thorough education and that pervaded by a scripture leaven do these facts bring to Bear on a great social question. Lord John Russel has been presiding Oyer the annual meeting of ragged schools at Sheffield and has been received with great favor by the citizens at Large As the Friend of Progress education and Reform. He indicated a Strong resolve to advocate a Large a Extension of suffrage to the intelligent working classes when the new Reform measure comes before parliament next year. On the other hand do israeli and his party Are resolved to resist an Extension of the suffrage at least among the classes who would necessarily vote against tor ism. They pretend that the last Reform Bill did them great injustice by giving to much Power to the boroughs. They forget that what is called the Chandon a clause allowing votes for counties Only to freeholders of fifty pounds per annul and shutting out All ten pounds Borough voters from giving their voices in the elections of their respective counties was passed in 1831, and forms part and parcel of English Law to the great detriment of True liberalism and Progress. This clause. Should be repealed. At All events at the last election the tories lost thirteen or fourteen counties and it is certain that the vile despotism of Squire Archy and landlord ism. Will never be allowed to Rule this Empire. The emperors of Russia and France have met As arranged at Stuttgart. Among those who arrived there were the Empress of Russia and the Queen of Greece the latter is russian and anti English to the core., but the Empress of Russia and her husband Are it is belie Vod for peace and instead of any secret treaty like that of tilsit Between Alexander i. And Napoleon it is believed that the object of the conference is to promote general Tranquility in Europe. Not to be Check mated the Young emperor of Austria has succeeded in fixing time and place for an interview Between himself and the Czar. All these brotherly meetings would be much More satisfactory if Liberty As Well As order were kept in View if despotism however paternal at times it May be were thereby established and confirmed in not Europe. It indicates however that England will not be disturbed in her terrible task of pacifying India and this is a matter for thankfulness. There a a great crowding at Stuttgart at this time As the German Kirche tag is holding its meeting Here. This body is not entirely yet mainly evangelical in its tendencies. The Sultan of Turkey has subscribed �1,000 to the Relief fund for the Indian significant act from the head of the Mohammedan Powers will be known speedily All Over the East. The infamous Nena Sahib had issued a mischievous proclamation to his followers that by the order of the Sultan the a King of Egypt a had refused to allow an English army to Cross through Egypt. Religious Freedom in Turkey is now beginning to be a reality. Or. Hamlin the american missionary has baptized at constantinople a Turk his wife and child. The cases was investigated the baptism and conversion from mohammedanism to christianity were sustained by the Porte and it was added that it was the sultans will that every sub age and a Northern irishman had reached Jet should enjoy entire religions Freedom a the Mussulman is now As free to become a Christian or the Christian is to become a two Days previously or. Hamlin married a Young protestant armenian to a turkish lady who had been baptized in Malta. Cardinal Wiseman has issued a pastoral fixing next lords Day As a reason for humiliation and prayer in connexion with the Indian Mutiny. The reason for fixing on that Day is that it is a a Rosary sunday a on which says the Cardinal a the Church publicly thanks god for victories Over great infidel Powers threatening the destruction of Christian but this a Rosary sunday is after All but a Day set apart especially for the idolatry of the Virgin. It is in her Honor that the Day is to be observed. And from her deliverance is expected. For. These supplications Quot says this Arch deceiver a a in the recital. Publicly of that very Chaplet of our lady which that sunday honors and suggests. But besides this taint in the popish prayers of a a Rosary sunday Quot it is too Plain that they will be equally offensive on the ground of hypocrisy. The times contained some weeks ago. A report of a speech of the cardinals in which he whined about the discouragement Given to Romish priests and Bishops in India and hinted that it was because just As the Jesuit universe says India was not covered with Romish missionaries that this insurrection had come upon is. Nay Inore he a tried to make out of the Mutiny a Little political capital for his bosom Friend that Model monster and yet True son of the Church the King of Naptes Ana attacked italian and other refugees a As sepoy. Whereupon the times took him to task and charged him with the want of expressing any sympathy with the sufferers and turning the Mutiny As far As he could to selfish ends. Out domes or. Bowyer his Cross bearer to defend. Then Steps into the Arena the dexterous a a a. C.,�?� alias or. Gumming and with his Light rapier pins Bowyer to the Wall and by an Apt quotation from the Canon Law Quot proves the Cardinal to be necessarily a disloyal subject of Queen Victoria because sworn to allegiance to a foreign Power namely the Pope. Then the Cardinal writes a menacing letter to the editor of the times demanding an apology for the accusation that he was indifferent to the miseries of the victims of massacre and pointing out that when he delivered the speech so criticized the details of the massacre had not arrived. And then the impenitent times hits harder and heavier than before proving by a reference to dates and facts that the Cardinal must have known right Well that the massacres had taken place and yet in Bis speech expressed not one word of sympathy. A in detailing the horrors of this insurrection the Cardinal might Well be reminded of a historical parallel in the annals of his own Church and in the insurrection of 1641, in Ireland when 60,000, at least of the scottish and English colonists of Ulster were murdered wholesale. Pope Urban had issued his Dull to Sanctify the massacre just As Mohammedan and Brahman priests had proclaimed a holy War in India. And so mutate Nomine de the Fabula narrator your Eminence substitute Ireland for India and popish assassins for Mohammedans and Hindoos for the nonce and you shall rhetorically As written in your pastoral describe the havoc and the horror. A a suffice it to say that no indignity no insult a no Dishonour has been spared that nothing which cruelty in its refinements or its grossness could contrived or execute has been omitted from the Black catalogue that compassion remorse the ties of precious obligations familiarity and Friendship seem to have lost their hold on these maddened contrives of total is not Rome a cruelty As satanic As that of paganism ? in reference to the application of the Romish collections the Cardinal is True to himself and his cause. First the Romish priests who have volunteered to go out As chaplains Are to have their outfit and a a provision of things necessary for religious worship a including rosaries &c., most of which one might suggest they could get very cheap if they Only sent a Supply to the pagans of Burma who to m. Hues the traveler a Surprise bad beads Hells a amp remarkably like those of Rome next several a a religious communities a in India a a having lost their All a they must be reinstated and any damage to a ecclesiastical and conventional property must be supplied. And then generously says the Cardinal a any surplus would be thrown into the general subscription for the Relief of the distress m i have no doubt that the a a surplus will be a nil a and that the a general subscription a will by left to say a thank you for nothing Quot a National fast is proclaimed for wednesday the 7th of october. A proclamation to that effect has been issued by the Queen in Council it from Balmoral. While the objectionable phrases of the Olden time a a charge and command a Are still used it is a matter of thankfulness that an Opportunity will thus be Given to the nation As such to Bow before the throne of god. But to what extent will there be real humiliation and prayer on the fast Day ? just so far and no farther than there is personal Union to Christ and personal Power through the holy spirit of wrestling with god. And what will Avail our humiliation As a nation if we put not away our abominations ? if multitudes break the Sabbath and do so in railway trains steamboats Public houses &e., under the Sanction of Law a Semi of piss Law which dares to make certain hours of the Sabbath More holy than others what reason have we to believe that the lord of the Sabbath who is King of a. Tons will turn away from his fierce anger ? and if there is to penitence in our nations heart for evil countenanced in India the establishment of government schools without the Bible the Sanction of the opium Trade for the Sake of gain the shutting out the missionary and the Bible from the soldiers who untamed and unchanged by holy and heavenly truth have been More cruel than the tigers of the Jungle then shall not our prayers be regarded As an abomination ? but my firm Trust is that god will hear the cries of his True people and they Are very Many in this land. They Are free from the guilt of count enhancing the infidel policy of the East India company. They have denounced the opium Trade. And its abominations. They feel that missions must be increased and multiplied and that just As British troops will now take a larger proportion in India As compared with natives so must the messengers of the Cross As contrasted with the scattered few. The Church of god will own her guilty neglect in this matter and she will arise and go Forth once that Stem War has done its work to proclaim peace and salvation by the lips of right hearted men multiplied and increased a Hundred fold. The pouring out of the nations wealth in sympathy for dial raised in India is surely a most encouraging Ign that god is about to Bles us after the chastise ment has reached its appointed end. The movement inaugurated by the lord mayor of London is now general All Over the coi Stry pro nth Channel islands last week it was being vigorously carried out. Already Bave Lawrence the commissioner of the Punj Aub lord Elphin Stone the governor of Bombay and lord Canning been authorized to draw very Large sums for the full and immediate Relief of All sufferers in their respective districts. The fund wid doubtless be swelled to an immense amount by the fast Day collections surely with such sacrifice god i Well the French Seicle has an article. A a England and the polio of the sea in which it praises England As a the first to renounce Conquest m Europe that her conquests have been almost All of Commerce and civilization. Russia Austria and Prussia have killed nationalities and stopped their development. England has not committed this crime. They have sought the limits of their expansion beyond the limits of their european Brethren. They have peopled the solitudes of America a we must not take Praise for this a and called into life the new world of the Seicle apologizes for the English for not having a a assimilated India to themselves a a a allo Wance must be made for the rime and the immensity of the difficulty a a but Quot it adds a a what great things they have there done a barbarous customs abolished towns rendered healthy roads constructed Rivers bridged. Properly to appreciate English domination in India one mus remember what the country was before unheard of struggles of sects and religions and the inundations of blood of which it was the periodical prey. Millions of men perished in warn in the establishment and fall of pm Pires. The massacres that now revolt Europe from whatever Side they proceed we uld have been Mere festivals Previ quilt to the British the setae proceeds to thud England for the establishment of the. Rights of the nation alongside of those of the throne and As the chief agent in purging the world of piracy and the slave Trade As Well As of the safety of the Ocean. A a Commerce then no More thai philosophy and Liberty should desire the fall of All this is in measure just yet the Christian Patriot must rather deplore British shortcomings and sins at such a crisis As this. God Grant that our fast Day May a be a season of special penitence and prayer and an Assurance that he who puts it into the hearts of his people to Pray will while they Are yet speaking hear and Send deliverance and when his judgments Are abroad in the Earth May the inhabitants of the world learn righteousness. I the commission at Belfast continues to inquire into the cause of the riots. It comes out clearly that the papists were the real disturber. Or. Hanna was examined by a popish lawyer who found he had got More than his match. Take a specimen do Yon not know that the authorities published proclamations stating that they would disperse All crowds in the Street. A i understand that that applied to riotous crowds and As i am of opinion that on congregation was not riotous i understood it not to apply to me. Yet you were determined to preach in despite of that a yes and a am determined still. You. Did not get leave last sunday ?. No but i protest against the interruption still. You did not get leave the authorities refused to let me preach in the open air they will hear More of that again i say. Of yes x hear a number of actions threatened have you Given Quot up preaching 1 1 never will surrender the right that i enjoy As a British citizen either to. Man or mob. Loud cheers we have a Bird called a Swan in this country is said that but for its Black feet it would die of Pride ?. Yes and that is the reason of your longevity., great laughter ministers should have Christian spirit you have Little of it ? you have Little of it. Do you swear that ? Ido. /. How do you judge by your fruits you Are known. A now do you hear this presbyterian cant ? what Are my fruits ? let every body examine have sworn to them sir and x what fruits they have to examine ? ,. Your Alliance with people whom i suspect to be systematic disturber of the peace. A who Are they ? ,.the men on whose behalf i understand y of to appear. Or. Watson a. ,. No i do not understand that. I say the Pound Street mob. And you pledge your oath to that because you have made a declaration to the truth of that ? i state my impressions and i believe i am night. And do you hold it to be the duty of a Christian minister to go out and preach when the authorities inform him that it will end in not and bloodshed. A i believe it is the duty of a Christian minister to Render All obedience to the auth ont is but when their commands Are unlawful he should resist then the interference of the authorities on that occasion i understand to be unlawful and i did my duty As a Christian and a citizen and believe my conduct capable of Irre Fragalle defence. The Belfast presbytery assert the right of open air preaching Bat recommend or. Hanna to Diseron True it for the present. P. 8 a the letters just to hand by the Calcutta mail give great reason to Hope that Delhi had fallen the had in every sortie made by them received such rough handling and ammunition gradually failing them it was believed they would very soon be dispersed either by in As Sault of British troops and their auxiliaries about the 20th. Of August or by Panio fear urged Toffee. Once that Delhi is fallen a Large body of troops would be free to act towards nude and upper India generally our government Are beginning to dispatch troops by the isthmus of Suez the contributions flowing in for the Relief of the sufferers by the Mutiny widows and children both of military Meir and civilians who have escaped the massacre and Are coming to England Are at the rate of �3,000 per Day. It is said that at least half a million Sterling will be required in this Way and the National fast Day contributions combined with local efforts and Large private subscriptions will go far to swell the amount. Nurses Are to be sent out by every mail Steamer to Alexandria to attend to the sick and wounded fugitive passengers and with them Large Bales of warm and other clothing prepared by the hands of the ladies of England headed by the lady Mayoress of London. J. W. For the pros Terlan Banner and advocate. Church organized or. Editor a i have not yet seen a no Tice of the organization of an o s. Presbyterian Church in win terse to in any paper. Will you. Therefore insert this Short notice of our Church and this Region of country for the information of those of your readers who Are desirous of seeking Homes in the West. A. Our Church was organized on the 5th of june last with nine members and two Rul my elders by a committed appointed by the Des Moines presbytery. Two weeks since we had a communion at which time five More were added to our number two by profession of their Faith and three by letter. Others we expect soon to Settle in our midst and unite with us. There Are also several under serious impressions whom we fondly Hope will Ere Long become the subjects of saying grape. Although much opposition from a certain Quarter has been arrayed against us yet we do not feel or discouraged but fee assured that a Grid Grill bring the devices of our enemies to Noi ight and will yet increase us More and More. We have two prayer meetings and a Union Sabbath school besides a sewing society among the ladies designed to Aid in supporting the gospel. Both on elders Are from Pennsylvania dyed in the Wool just the men for elders in a Western Church. On members have almost All been brought up within the Pale of the presbyterian Church and this is one reason doubtless Why we All work together so harmoniously., my labors Are divided Between this place and the Church at Indianola in the next county East one half Iny time at each place. This country is healthful and possesses Many advantages and we Hope for a growing of Huron to our lord s . L. Lyons. Fatis Irac Leta bags. Meh beneath the spirit of christianity Are the parking anxious fives of to Many christians you do not believe. You talk of living by Faith. Bat where is any such thing can you. Trust god for your souls and pan you not Trust him for your bodies for your children a Richard Alleine. Thebe is nothing Given is in More strict charge in the scripture than that we should be careful for nothing solicitous about nothing take no thought for to my Rry a Bat to commit All things unto the Sovereign disposal of god our father who hath taken All these things into his own care. See Matt i 25�?34.�?dr. Owen. Influence if in one poor bleeding bosom i a woe swept chord have stilled if a dark and restless spirit i with Hope of heaven have filled if i be made for life a hard Battle one faint heart grow Brave and Strong then my god i thank thee bless thee for the precious gift of song. Chitwood. could say a thousand things concerning this a in it to a a bestial Valley of humiliation. The air is so salubrious the ground is so Fertile the fruit so wholesome while from the branches of every Trpe the Yoice of prayer and Praise Are heard in delightful concert with Eaph other. 3�vhile living in this Valley no weapon. That is formed against is shall Prosper as1 All the fiery d arts of the Devil Are sure to pass Over our Heads since the enemy of souls cannot shoot Low enough to reach us to our Rowland Mitt. The Money wasted in me a says stabbing a the Money that has been spent in War and a will Purchase every foot of land on the Globe. I wifi clothe every Man woman and child in Ari attire that Kings and que dirt might be proud of. I will build a school House upon every Hill Pimp and in Kypry Valley Over the habitable Earth. with a competent teacher i will build an Academy in every teen Atid and Qwin j k5 College in every state and fill it with Able prof stors i will Crown every Hill with a Church consecrated to the promulgation of the gospel of peace i will support in its pulpit an Able teacher of righteousness so that on every Sabbath morning the chime on one Hill shall answer to the chime on Arbther around the Earth abroad circumference and the prayer and the song of Praise shall ascend Ana the smoke of a Universal holocaust shall ascend to the Christian must not expect to please men. He must not be disappointed therefore if he does not. His master did hot please the world and it is enough for the disciple that he be As he was a professing Christian and especially , should be alarmed when the 1 world flatters and caresses him. He should fear either that he pinot living As he ought to do and that sinners love him because he is so much like them and keeps them in countenance or that they mean to make him betray his religion and become conformed o them. It is a great Point gained for the Gay world when it can by its caresses and attentions get a Christian to forsake a prayer meeting for a party or surrender his deep spirituality to engage in some political project. Woe unto you a said the redeemer a when All men shall speak Well of

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