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Pittsburgh Presbyterian Banner (Newspaper) - October 11, 1862, Pittsburgh, PennsylvaniaPresbyterian , october 11, 1862.irabgtaian , saturday do tuber 11, 1861. governor of new York Lias led off in the appointment of thanksgiving Day. He has named november 27 the. Mph tart Josiah s. St Diford who fell at one of the late Battles in Maryland was the son of lev. P. O. Studdiford d.d., pastor of the presbyterian Church Lam Bettsville n. J. Of Lillef Academy a this institution at Washington is advertised in our columns. It is a Good Christian school. Many of its pupils having gone to the army room is made for recruits. A scholarship is Jefferson benevolent gentleman in Pennsylvania has a family scholarship which he wishes to give gratuitously to a minister who has a a the largest number of sons to educate and a a the least Means to do it with. Information May be communicated to us. Minister learn from an Exchange that Rev. John f. Cowan died at his residence in Carondelet Missouri on the morning of the 29thur., aged sixty one years. He had been a resident of that state since 1829, having emigrated thither from Pennsylvania in that year. He was the intimate personal Friend of the late senator Ben Tun and on the death of the eminent missourian preached his funeral Sermon in st. Louis. Or. Cowan was a firm Union Man and at the period of his decease was chaplain at the House of Refuge Hospital so. Louis. Prayer on monday and tuesday god hears prayer. Menus hearts Are in his hands to turn them As be will. He restrains the Wrath of Man. He guides the inquiring in the right Way. All this being so we suggest that monday and tuesday next he a season of special Pray to god that he will direct the people aright in the easting of their votes at tuesdays election. We would ask god to judge for us and so to influence and guide us that there May be blessed results to the nation to the glory of his own Namo. All christians can thus Pray. We do not suggest meetings on those Days but family prayer closet prayer mental prayer. And it would not be amiss for pastors on the Sabbath previous to ask gods guidance of the Public heart on the occasion to which we refer. God is great in mercy. Gods Praise is connected with our nationality our peace our righteousness. We can plead for his own names Sake for Jesus Sake for his own Peoples . R. J. Breckinridge . The rebel raid into Kentucky exposed the life and property of this distinguished Patriot and Many persons indulged in great fears. But the rebels bad As they Are have still some magnanimity and Good sense. They can appreciate or some of them can the greatness of soul which makes a Man faithful to his country amid ail dangers j and they can also look Forward and calculate consequences. To injure or. Breckinridge could do their cause not a particle of Benefit while his death by their hands would damage their cause far More than it would possibly be injured by his life. The doctor is reported As Safe. The presbyter of october 2d, says a a we have been told by a reliable Man an elder of one of our churches who is a surgeon in the army and who passes and Libi Tum Between Richmond Kentucky and this City that or. B. Is at his farm in Fayette county by. He saw him frequently in Lexington since the Battle of Richmond. A Kentucky minister also says that Gen. Kirby Smith offered him a guard to protect him and he declined it. He is Safe. The blood of Many secessionists in Kentucky will be spilled if the rebels do him election of next tuesday. Every Christian who has a right to vote should go to the election. Ministers and people have equally an interest in Good government and to have Good government we must have Good men chosen to office. We want right political principles and faithful and Able men to legislate on those principles and to enforce the Laws. The Banner however has never advocated particular men for office and never entered into party schemes. And in oar individual and social capacity we have not been tied to party. But we have our political principles and our favorite measures for promoting the Public weal and sometimes also we have quite a preference among candidates. We always feel a Strong outgoing of soul toward a Good Man. Such an. One would we choose for any service. We would say with the psalmist a i will not know a wicked a a mine eyes shall be upon the faithful of the land. He that walk eth in a perfect Way he shall serve it we make it a Point not knowingly to vote for an imbecile or a Man utterly ignorant or a drunkard or a Gambler or one otherwise grossly immoral. We strive to carry our religion into our politics and to let religion Rule there As supremely As elsewhere. A a whether be eat or drink or whatever be do do All to the glory of the Flection next tuesday is not to be for a president nor in this state for a but still it is important. We want Good congressmen and a Wise honest and patriotic legislature. We want Union Loving upright and god fearing men in every office that he who rules in right the Natlo. Home and foreign record. The interest Felt in this monthly ought to he greatly increased. It might be possible to adapt it a Little More than it is to the up Bike taste but it is still True that if the Public taste was what it should be the record would be hailed just As it is with far More pleasure than now greets its arrival. It tells of Zions labors and Progress of her Joys and sorrows. It is the Organ of our own Church activities and should be sought for and welcomed. Domestic missions. This is the dry season. Vegetation languishes. The streams fail the pastures Are scorched the Trees Are checked in their growth. It is unusually dry. And the channels of Benevolence Are As nearly dried up As ave the channels of our natural Brooks. The lord Send refreshing showers. The Secretary addressing the churches says a a while expecting Light receipts from All previous experience during the summer we have been sorely disappointed in the great falling off this season. While a merciful Providence enabled us to report to the general Assembly Freedom from our oppressive debt of last year we Well know that with no balance of Reserve unless the churches came up to our help we could not meet our obligations and so entering the new fiscal year with As much caution As possible resisting with pain the requests for new appointments we yet find ourselves at this writing $7,000 in debt to the missionaries. Our Hope of ability to discharge this debt is in the increasing and continued liberality of our communion. We cannot make the full tale of bricks without the Straw. We cannot meet our present limited obligations limited in comparison of other years unless the usual measure of contribution Rule. And yet so far we Are pained to Mark a falling off in the amounts heretofore acknowledged. This disturbs us. We ask if it is to be the Rule and if so what defence has the Board against accumulated debt compelled to reduce the appropriations 25 per cent to overtake a debt which threatened to crush us we have not dared to leave that figure. But must we to save the credit of the Board reduce still More a this state of things must not continue. Our feeble churches must have the gospel. Our sparse settlements must be nurtured. The country needs the word of god. The missionary is As useful As the Soldier. The country provides the one the churches must furnish the other. Heavy taxes diminish our Means but frugality will increase them. We can retrench our expenditures greatly. Let us do so till the War is Over. Our country is Worth the sacrifice and the cause of missions is yet More worthy. What say pastors ? they Are the men to Bear the blame if the work shall languish. The people will both save and give if duly instructed and kindly import Ned. Receipts in August $1,695. Education. The War has called Many of our Cadi dates for the ministry into the Battle Field. We rejoice in their patriotism. But we cannot spare them All. The lords Harvest is great and labourers Are needed. But though the number of our candidates is thus decreased we still find it difficult to meet the demands upon the education Treasury. There is a great want a very great want of liberality toward this cause. Receipts in August $773. Foreign missions. The Rev. C. De Heer of the Cote co Mission arrived at new York on the 22d of August after a Long voyage. Or. De Heer returned on a visit health which we Are glad to learn is somewhat improved. The Rev. Edward h. Sayre and his wife embarked at Boston for Calcutta in the ship guiding Star on the 2d of september in company with a number of missionaries of the methodist episcopal Church. Or. Sayre is a member of the presbytery of Long Island and is appointed to Furr Khabad Mission. We commend this company of missionaries to the Protection of god and ask for them an interest in the prayers of his people. China letters Are dated at Shanghai to the 1st of july. The illness of or. Dan fort a rendered his return to this country a matter of necessity with the Hope thereby of Complete recovery eventually. At Canton or. Condit a dwelling House was nearly destroyed by fire on the 18th of june. The pecuniary loss was considerable and friends among the merchants generously contributed two Hundred dollars toward replacing it. Or. Happer reports the death of a native member of the Church of Canton one of the most promising As to usefulness. He was the teacher of the largest Day school. There was a a Good ground to Hope that for him to die was chinese in from or. Loomis Are dated to the 4th of August. He had been interrupted in his labors by an attack of sickness. Recovering from this he had resumed it his work among the chinese and Speaks of two persons As having applied for baptism. Are received to july 18th. Or. Walsh Speaks of a Young married native woman a member of the Church at Allahabad As being very ill but ready to depart and be with Christ. Or. Janvier and family were occupying the station at Sabathne and or. Calderwood was at Ambala. Or. Forman Speaks of a discussion to which he had been challenged by a Musulman of some learning in labor which was attended by audiences of four Hundred persons but after six meetings the Musulman considered it expedient to withdraw from the contest. Or. Thackwell says a a daring the first week which includes the 4th of july the Mission engaged in prayer at the respective stations on behalf of the United states government people have been received from Cariseo dated to the 19th of june and from Liberia to the 1st of july. Or. Clark writing under Date of May 19th, at Cariseo Speaks of a vocabulary of the Benga which he is collecting which now embraces 2,500 words the fullest vocabulary before collected contains about 1,000 words. The news of or. Clemens death is depressing. He was the chief agent in establishing and conducting a school at Alongo his station on Cariseo for boys from different tribes on the Mainland which has already proved to be the Means of doing great Good. He was in the prime of life a in his thirty Venth year Audi rite ninth of his missionary course. We mourn deeply Over the loss of such a Man. Reg rip is in August $3,180. Publication. This Board is not doing much just now in the issuing of new books neither is it for want of Means keeping up its eol Portage work to the former extent but it is doing a great work in supplying our soldiers with Good Reading matter. About 300,000 of our soldiers and sailors have received of the boards books and tracts. To the hospitals Especial attention is paid. Receipts in August donations $1,190 sales $5,149. Church Extension. This Board says a a the terrible struggle which convulsed our land bears heavily on our horseless churches. The general prostration of business the Low Price of most kinds of produce and the Drain of men for the War greatly diminish the ability of our already feeble churches. Scarcely an application has reached us for some time that does not refer to the War As greatly increasing the need of Aid. Especially does the Drain of men Tell upon the horseless churches of the West where Little accumulated property is in the hands of the people and their chief wealth is in land and their own labor that tills it. Thus far this year More than two dollars have been asked for by needy congregations for every Dollar we have a. Receipts in August he proclamation and the press. We have looked into our religious exchanges with much care since the appearance of the presidents proclamation declaring a purpose to give Freedom on january 1st, 1863, to All slaves in rebel states and have not found one seriously condemning the measure. Some few there Are which say that it is not sufficiently Radical. They would have had Freedom immediate and Universal. The Philadelphia presbyterian published the proclamation but without note comment or allusion. The new York observer has also been quite reticent As to its own views rather however inclining to doubts. After giving the alleged response of the president to the Chicago delegation it adds Quot a a these Are the sentiments which we have uniformly held and expressed and now that the president has reached a determination contrary to his previous Eoj Viet ions of duty let us Hope and Pray that god will disappoint his previous expectations of evil to result from the proclamation and overrule it to the suppression of a Cebu lion and the reestablishment of the government Over the whole and then after quoting from the secular press it concludes a a on the whole we find reason to believe that the president s first impression will express the sentiment of conservative men generally while the patriotic spirit of the country will acquiesce in any measures which the government May adopt to disarm the the Christian intelligencer the Organ of that staid conservative body the reformed dutch Church hesitated a Little. The a a Shock was so sudden so unexpected that it a a filled All parties with bewildering a not a few conservative men were at first saddened by what seemed a needless Concession to the clamor made by some whose noise is in Adverse proportion to their numbers and a few Days of a closer inspection a however brought a great change. It was discovered to be wholly a a a military measure. A a full warning is given.�?�. If evil result to the rebels they Are themselves a a it is the sacred duty of the head of the nation to save valuable lives by every Means in his Power. Nor is it. Pertinent to say that we have White men enough to put Down the rebellion. That is True but the authorities have no right to offer hecatomb of such victims upon the bloody altar of War if there is any other Way of reaching the end which All aim at.�?�. The intelligencer s article is excellent. That journal is a a for the Union the government the nation. These Are to be preserved at All hazards. We want no lives taken no property destroyed not even any feelings Hurt where it can be at All avoided Only this great country is not to be the Christian mind is evidently Favora Able to the measure proposed by the president. Many prayers will still ascend on his behalf Chat he May be Wise and firm righteous in his purposes energetic in their execution and a Blessing and Joy to the people who have placed him in authority. /. The secular press is too much absorbed in party politics just now for us to regard it As giving a proper View of Public sentiment. Persons and things Are spoken of and praised or blamed As it May be supposed they will affect party votes. Very generally the measure proposed meets with approbation. Neither the abolitionists nor the Border state men Are entirely pleased. The Boston Liberator after some compliments says. A a the objectionable features of the proclamation Are its avowed readiness to return to bloody stripes and horrible torture and lifelong servitude if he be not killed out right any hunted Bondman on the Mere oath of the villain claiming him that Loyal to the government its seemingly contradictory talk for the first portion of in is a characteristic Jumble of words about emancipating the slaves in All existing rebel states on the 1st of january 1863 a time sufficient to enable Jeff. Davis and his traitorous confederates to anticipate that measure themselves and thus secure their Independence by foreign intervention its proposition to make a new overture to the slave states to sell their slave system at a bargain and its mean absurd and prescriptive device to expatriate the coloured population from this their native the Louisville Democrat to some severe remarks adds a a and what Are you going to do about it give up the Union and join the rebellion because Abraham Lincoln has issued a mischievous pestilent proclamation t if or. Lin bbl Wurte the Union we should give it up and then we should ask no favors and no Justice from that source but this Union belongs to thirty millions of people not to the president. They will control its destiny not any president. Nor will his conduct alter our determination to fight forever for the Union of these states. Dissolve the Union and then what ? do you escape emancipation ? would not War come ? and would it not then be a crusade against slavery ? the rebellion has brought All this upon us. It can Bear no other fruit. The More Power it gets the More calamities it will inflict. Let the rebels now Lay Down their arms and obey the Laws of the Federal government and this proclamation of the president is a nullity. They Ean relieve the country of any dangers or injustice from such a source. They will not do that not an Iota of their Pride and ambition will they sacrifice. We can Only say to them what we have always said obey the Laws and drop this rebellion or we shall compel you and when that is done we shall Settle the account with the president for this the opposition so far As yet manifested is much less than we looked for. Deep plots however Are in the minds of parti Zans but still if an honest people will generously sustain the. Government we shall Hope for the Best results. A cause of the War. The War is a rebellion. It is the out breaking of self will. It Springs from a spirit which rejects authority. It May be charged on slavery on the Tariff on sectional animosity on the interests of Trade. But the real cause lies deeper than All these. It is to be found in a violation of the fifth commandment. In the character of family training lies the Root of the evil. Rebellion Springs from a want of reverence for legitimate authority. A generation trained from infancy to manhood to duly Honor their father and Mother could never have become rebels against a government so clearly ordained of god and so Quot Beneficent in All its influences. Parents do not exercise their proper authority. They do not exact the reverence the love the obedience the Honor which by gods Law is their due. Youth thus educated do not reverence any authority As Tisey should. They make their own will and desires their Law and Are ready for just such scenes As secession is . New England. A report has to some extent prevailed that professor Harris of Bangor Maine declined a appointment to the chair of Ecelesiast real history lately occupied by professor Shedd. This is a mistake. Professor Harris was unwilling to be a candidate and his name was therefore not brought before the trustees of the Seminary. The professorship is still vacant. Rev. W. A. Soott d.d., so Well known As a late pastor of Calvary Church san Francisco and whose name was formerly so intimately associated with our difficulties both in Church and state is we learn about to return from Europe. His intention is to sail directly for Boston. Whether he will accept the Call made him some time ago by the first presbyterian Church Boston or Settle in one of the a the a cities to which he has been As we understand invited depends he writes upon circumstances. On some Points we differ from or. Soott most decidedly As is Well known to our readers still however we greatly esteem him As a Man a Christian and a preacher. We know that his heart is in his masters work and we regard him As in Many respects eminently adapted to the pastoral work. Whether it would be judicious for him to accept the Boston Call we cannot pretend to determine. The watchman and reflector thus Speaks of the Baptist association of Litchfield conn., which met in the Early part of last month resolutions strongly patriotic and anti slavery were cordially adopted. An unusual spirit of Harmony and devotional feeling characterized All the exercises. The Brethren seemed to realize that the business part of an association should be comparatively a nominal affair and also that they a re not of the nature of a popish Council in which to Issue decrees or even a general conference or a Synod in which to Settle disputes or try offenders but that they Are family gatherings of a few churches in which to learn each others welfare and to talk about and preach about and Pray for the enlargement of Zion. Is not the business element so prominent in some of our associations As to eat out the very design of these gatherings ? we cannot of course concur with our contemporary in its views respecting the judicial character of the higher assemblies of the Church nor Are we ready to say that a a the business part of an association should he comparatively a nominal affair a but we do feel that the business element or to speak More properly a worldly spirit not infrequently enters far too largely into the constituent character of our presbyter rial synodical and general Assembly meetings. An increase of the spiritual element might do much to temper the harshness of Ecelesiast real controversy besides being in other respects of great advantage. The free will baptists number in Maine 14,336 in Nev Hampshire 9,934 and in the other new England states 7,402. Their whole number of communicants in the United states is 58,055. The Church membership of the general association of Massachusetts amounts to 74,243, of which 51,025 Are females. We commend to the attention of parents the following interesting account of a genuine Puritan Colony. God will be with and bless those families by whom he is feared loved and obeyed. He will remember them As he has promised to the third and fourth generations. A a in the year 1679-80, three families of Cape cod went Down into what is now Litchfield me and settled two Broth re Smith with their wives and their sister with her husband. They were people who feared god. Far away in the wilderness with Only two families beside themselves they instituted Sabbath worship. They sustained it alone for Many years. Occasionally a preacher came among them. A a not till thirty years had gone a Home missionary labor continuously among them. In 1811, thirty two years after their settlement a congregational Church was organized. It contained eleven members five of them were the two Brothers their wives and their sister six of them were the children of these Brothers and sister. This Church last year celebrated its Semi Centenary. The whole number who have joined it is 186 88 were from these three families five of its deacons have been from these families. It is supposed that ten at least of the descendants have entered or Are preparing to enter the ministry. This Little company would have their Academy a real Puritan instinct. They have promoted Temperance Good morals and a every Good word and not one of the six Hundred descendants of these three families is known to have been of degraded moral character it is believed that there is not a drunkard or a tippler among them Rev. Thomas Hill late president of Antioch has been elected to the presidency of Harvard University. The present freshman class of Yale College numbers 105. The other classes Are comparatively Small. Yale with other colleges has suffered numerically in consequence of enlistments in the army. Or. Amos a. Lawrence has offered the free use of a new House near his residence at Longwood erected by the late William Appleton for the purpose of a Hospital for disabled soldiers. Or. Lawrence has volunteered his services As Steward of the Hospital if it is established there and with other members of his family will see that All inmates receive every needed attention. Next York. The general convention of the protestant episcopal Church met last week in this City. Much interest was Felt in its deliberations. It is Well known that a comparatively non committal policy has hitherto been pursued by the ecclesiastical assemblies of this denomination. We understand that the condition of the country has occupied much of the attention of the present convention the following from an Exchange will be read with much interest the convention enlivened its proceedings on Friday by the discussion of a Resolution introduced by or. F. Brunot of Pittsburgh requesting the House of Bishops to set Forth a special form of prayer with reference to the present crisis of the nation and the sins for which we Are being punished by a just god. Judge Chambers of Maryland stigmatized the document As a a a fire Brand thrown into the it was Laid on the table and a motion to reconsider the vote laying it on the table was lost. The Rev. Or. Vinton of Trinity Church stuck out boldly for the Honor and dignity of the Church and the authority of the general convention. The Hon. Murray Hoffman also made a Manly Appeal in behalf of the a a righteousness which sex Alt eth the nation a As Well As the Church. The vote to Lay on the table stood yeas seventy two nays thirty four. The vote to reconsider was by dioceses yeas clerical eight Lay ten nays clerical twelve Lay eight. The House of Bishops resolved that the eighth Day of october be set apart As a Day of fasting humiliation and prayer after which the convention adjourned. Rev Daniel Waldo the Well known revolutionary Patriot has just completed his Hundredth year. The Rev. Or. Sprague gives in the new York observer an interesting account of a late visit of the venerable minister to Albany and of a Sermon preached by him in the doctors pulpit. Among other things he writes a he performed the whole service with the exception of the invocation and the Reading of the scriptures and hymns and went through the whole with so much ease and appropriateness that i venture to say that not a person present who had been ignorant of his age would have fixed it at a Day beyond eighty. His Sermon which had just been written was from is. Xxxiv 11,14 and he read it with much More ease than i expected though he occasions ally left his manuscript and Etem Porizek. On his return from Church he showed no signs of fatigue and said that be Felt none and but for the imperfection of his sight he expressed the confident belief that he could preach three times on a Sabbath without any inconvenience. He has remarked also that he believed he could walk ten Miles a Day on level ground if he might take his own time for it and i have seen nothing to Lead me to doubt the correctness of his archbishop Hughes in an address recently delivered to the pupils of two of the principal roman Catholic schools of new York referred to the up Bike school system of the City As a a decrepit and wasteful a maintaining that the Public schools Are not competent to do the work of education were these schools under the control of the metropolitan prelate or managed in subservience to the interests of the papal religion they would of course be Model institutions and worthy of Universal patronage. Sing sing prison new York is trying the Experiment of a prayer meeting for convicts. The chaplain invites All who feel an interest in their moral and religious improvement to assemble once a week in his office where several of the men with great modesty and apparent sincerity Pray to god to save them from a repetition of their wrong doing and to cleanse their hearts from evil. At the Chapel meetings on sunday the men attend on compulsion but at these prayer meetings no Man makes his appearance except on Choice it was generally supposed that the new Tariff would operate very unfavourably on importations and receipts for duty. It seems however that during August and september in which months the new Law has been in Force the amount of importations and receipts has been Inore than usually Large. Government has authorized or. Cisco Gold on Deposit at 4 per cent in treat not to be withdrawn under thirty Days and alter that Eta ten Days Naff it a the result of this notice has Bee cause Gold to be deposited with the a treasurer in new York for Over $ jo�00, and the probable working of the ieyasu will be to attract Gold to new-1. S fro the country for the purpose of g four Ner cent interest. The b a rese. Is from Distant therefore gain in their specie government disbursements of of t p y interest on the debt. On Oetomo 1st the amount due was $3,000,000, and of those who received this sum instead of drawing the Gold allowed it to remain in tithe specie new York Banks which is the real basis of their stability largely exceeds the average of preceding years at the corresponding period to september a i 1862 the dry goods business of the week has been quiet it private Sale but considerable amounts have been sold at auction. The produce and grocery trades Are brisk add prices have an upward tendency. The foreign Commerce of the port is Active and Large. The exports of produce from new York continue on a scale beyond that of any preceding year in the history of the port. For the week ending sept. 30th they were $3,879.460, against $3,042,388 last year and $2,796,258 in i860. The totals since january 1st Are in 18o-j, $106,719,393 in 1861, $96,057,247, and in i860, 69,757,793. . We have observed in one or More of the secular journals strongly Denun Chatory notices of the ministrations of religion to the wounded of the army. It is not unlikely that instances occur of injudicious Zeal on the part of those who would attend to the soul As Well As the body but these we Are persuaded Are by no Means numerous. We quote with pleasure from1 the North american the following testimony in favor of the religious ministrations of the hospitals a great Deal of Good is being done at the military hospitals by simple unobtrusive christians. How great the Day of judgment Only will reveal. Never before was Sueh a Field of usefulness opened. Never before was a Harvest so whitened for the sickle. We Are glad to say also that in this Field the labourers Are not few nor inefficient though there is room for All that the hospitals on the Sabbath Day or any time and one idea impresses the mind that scores of men have found Are finding and will find salvation who under other circumstances might have forever lost it. There is no denying this. We have heard it from the lips of the convalescing Soldier his honest Eye fixed upon us As he made the statement with a sincerity about which there could be no mistake. The messengers of Grace to the Soldier let it be said to their credit Are the pious men and women who visit the Hospital. The clergy Are ready to do their duty but the Harvest of sheaves garnered among the invalid soldiers Are the sheaves of the messengers of mercy who in a capacity wholly private bind up the wounds of the sufferers and Point them to the scriptures for that strength with which Only the Christian is endowed. Divine services at the hospitals on sunday Are now interesting beyond description. The gloom of the most responding Christian will Here be turned into gladness when he sees the abundant fruit that has followed the silent Workings of Good people. The attention paid to the exercises by the soldiers is undivided. They listen As men listen who have found that All their past lives have been a mistake. Not that there Are not Many among the soldiers who professed religion but they a re in proportion so few to those whose knowledge of it extends no further than its name. There Are Many persons who conscientiously seek for Opportunity to fulfil the the injunction a for Smuch Asye have done it unto the least of these my Brethren be have done it unto such persons if they have not yet visited the sick and wounded soldiers will be surprised at the Welcome that awaits them and at the Fertil it Yum the soil that invites their cultivation. Going out into the highways and byways bringing in the lame the halt and the Blind is a sacred duty but in the hospitals is the plenteous Harvest of the Christian labourer. Instructions have he in received by the collector of the port of Philadelphia forbidding the shipment of goods or supplies intended for disloyal persons. All parties concerned in Sueh shipments must take the prescribed oath of allegiance to the government before their goods will be permitted to leave the port. This measure is Wise and just. The time is past for a showing favor to those who would destroy the government. Stringent Laws Are demanded and ther rigorous enforcement is indispensable. Pittson Rob Board of co Portage and the army. Camp near Williamsport my september 24,1862. F dear Christian friends in Blairsville congregation a your Liberal donation of about to abandon it Sci while of us were thirsty for Simsw of even the careless and up Oiw d a to receive and read a u Ere read Lieve about $17 worths8�?T be j sought for and whet All 6 eager bundred desiring had non Tyr fone it like the disciples Renov. Seemed these among so Many the w in re All been read and Are is have will be read until worn out i s re read and the Good results we will be comp service when the Book of god a a no to read the judgment Day Yon j 0pened on in the most effective a us helping cause helping to fiehfth61 Ysuf c0untr? Freedom and of god w a great Battle of you to learn thattis of Muerb in treat f0r greatly blessed and adva a cd Basteen ment. P0r the w ced in our Reed a Burgh to Zsdi a a Tergo Ana internet. In religious meeting every evening. Many who started with us in the Campaign profane sweaters Are now Earnest prayers. The lord Prosper you All m every Good work yours in Jesus Wor a. M. Stewart chaplain of the old Lith now 102d regiment p. Ecclesiastical. Or w o. Ferriday appointed chaplain to the 12th Reg. P v., has been ordained by the presbytery of Carlisle. Rev j a. Patterson has removed from Luzerne n. A to Walker a. Rev. R. Happersett d.d-, is stated Supply at Stockton Cal. Rev. W. C. Neely has received a Call to Uricks Ville Ohio. Rev. James e. Marquis has been installed at Brunswick 111. Or j. F Magill a licentiate of Washington presbytery has been ordained by the presbytery of Peoria and called to Louis town 111-, where he is to be installed. Rev. E. S. Wilson late of West Lexington presbytery is stated Supply in the newly organized second Church Vin Rennes i. Rev. Samuel a Taggart has been ordained and installed in Sullivan Church 111. Rev. A. S. Thorness Post office address is changed from pleasant run Hamilton county Ohio to Kingston Ross county Ohio. Correspondents please notice and address him accordingly. Or. Levi Risher a licentiate of the presbytery of Ohio has been called to take pastoral charge of the congregation at contours a. Rev. J. F. My Laren d.d-, has been appointed chaplain of the 10th regiment Pennsylvania reserves now in the army of the Potomac and is about departing for his Field of notices. The presbytery of Wooster will hold an Adjo in the Church of Hopewell on the last tuesday 28th of october at 11 of clock a. M. John e. Carson stated clerk. The presbytery of it. Wayne will meet in it. Wayne on the second tuesday of october 14th, at 7 of clock p. M. W. M. Donaldson stated clerk. The presbytery of the Western Reserve will meet at Westminster Church Cleveland on wednesday october 22d, at 2 of clock . We. Campbell stated clerk the presbytery. Of new Lisbon will meet d a. In Glasgow pa., on the second tuesday 14th of. October next at 2 of clock p. M. A Robert Hays stated clerk. The presbytery of Allegheny will meet at Sunbury on the third tuesday 2lst of october at 11 of clock a. M. J. R. Coulter stated clerk. The presbytery of Erie will meet at Conneautville pa., on the third tuesday 21st of october at 6 of clock p. M. S. J. M. Eaton stated clerk. The presbytery of Rock River will meet at Dixon on monday evening october 18th, at 7j of clock. Assessments for the contingent fund will be called for. S. T. Wilson stated . The Synod of Wheeling stands adjourned to meet at Washington pa., on the third Friday of october 17th, at 7 p. M. R. V. Dodge stated clerk. The Synod of Chicago will meet at men Dota 111., on thursday the 16th Day of october next at 2 of clock p. M. I. N. Candee stated clerk. The Synod of Pittsburgh will meet in the first Church Pittsburgh on the third tuesday 21st of october at 3 of clock p. M. Presbyterian narratives Are to be sent in due time to Rev. A. Torrance new Alexandria we. Jeffery stated clerk. Fie president on a review. Aeki of the Potomac to Elibay oct 3, 1862. J the 1resident, in company with Gen. My Ciel an reviewed to Day the several corps of tie to Todie it beginning with that of Burnside near the Mouth of the Antietam and concluding with that of Gen. Franklin at Reynolds Ose of Porter and it .li6 it new of each corps the people col a Trgo numb its and manifested the a a Little ma�?�8lai�?o a a meet5ns the president and dicaledwih11 of loyalty was clearly in lewd left sheeting which on every hand my Cletais a pm a the anguished Mem Gen. 5, 2? was a most enthusiastically cheered by Kehardstos-th1e pre8ide, Gem Ine by. Is Neary �?Tff91 in the morn a a a another Victory at Corinth. First dispatch. T end a Bantu a Headquarters Apo 0ot� 8 a m j chief of the in Baluck Getral in under Van born the rebel8�?T Riou Fon o8rsrd8e.tenawapllia the 1083 5 8e bears no general Ira a at of the enemy ing Lead wounded. No Oglesby is dangerously de Corinth end my this s�818 pursued the retreating move toward it i a should they attempt to Price. follow them to that 5,000rvooo al the he techie River with ptegto2men�?T Tod i8 f a a a be8ides the l h. S. Grant. Second dispatch. Jayc a Ajitu a Headquarters 1 to Mafor-gml5 1862�?~ a. Chief of the to Halleck general in Gen. Hurlbut and i Quot to who followed to Day on the =�tfp�2l,�?o�bd�?T met the enemy i understand from tee Hatchie River As across the Stream a of Tweh and drove them Heights with our troop Possession of the prisoners. To pc two batteries and about 200s- right place. Flt it rce and signed a a major get a heavy 1 undvrs8the to Bathe to i chosen undertet8111 internal recent act

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