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Western Christian Advocate (Newspaper) - January 20, 1875, Cincinnati, OhioYol. . 3.cincintnati, wednesday january 20, 1875. Whole no. 2,226. Tot westers cu1itui advocate pit Bush cd Wmk it Mth Western methodist Book concern Hitchcock to Walden agent Francis s. Hoyt d. D., editor. E. House m. A., assistant editor. Office a 100 West fourth Street crack Ninati o. Terms two dollars and fifty gents fir annul Duraj ably in Advance. All it fax int prof cd a Are authorized Agosta Kates advert Ishag. Per Kim Sareil line 8faigle insertion. 35 cents per line continued three months. .20 a a a a six months. ______15 my a spacial notices. 8c m m marriage cents 1 insertion. Sunday theatricals. By c. H. Zymm Komlyn a year or two go the question opening the Publio libraries and Art galleries on the Sabbath Day was before the people and was variously discussed in the pulpits and by the religious and secular press the country. There was a division opinion among religious people but the progressives gained the Day and libraries and Art galleries were opened on the Sab Bali in various cities. A writer in the new York Herald says 4 these demands were safely conceded without detriment to any Good interest a though with what positive results in preventing grosser desecration the Sabbath and conserving morality and quiet he does not inform us. Now comes the proposition to open the Heaters and invite the crowds to dramatic performances on Sabbath evenings. This question is now very prominently before the Christian Public. Against this Effort to Europe Anize our Sabbath the evangelical it flits and press have come Forward in determined protest. It is an encouraging fact that not Only the pulpits and religious journals but most the secular journals also Are United in opposition to this movement. The Only prominent paper that advocates it is the new York Herald. A contributor to that journal or. O. B. Frothingham who is a free religionist says concerning sunday theatricals a can the managers Heaters make their artists and arts available in the work ? entertaining their unoccupied and overworked fellow citizens let permission be Given them to do so on condition that the entertainments offered shall be a character to enliven and amuse without degrading. All this would be consistent with a strict moral and police supervision even with a puritanical determination to suppress rioting drunkenness and the Savior a declaration a a the Sabbath was made for Man and not Man for the Sabbath a seems to place the question on utilitarian ground Wheva it becomes simply what kind a Sabbath do we need certainly not that the jews or even the puritans for they seemed to reverse the Savior a a statement and to regard the command 44 remember the Sabbath Day to keep it holy a pore As the imposition a Yoke to be borne than As the coffer ring a privilege. But it is Safe to say that their methods observing the Sabbath with All the austerities and burdens they heaped upon it Are preferable to the method proposed to be introduced. It is generally Oono eded that to be most conducive Tomans welfare sunday should be a Day rest for the recuperation the energies exhausted by the toils the week. This is particularly necessary in a country so proverbially Active and prodigal its energies in All departments toil As ours. Not even those who would make it a Day amusement wish that it could be opened to the transaction Ordinary business. Or. Hopkins expressed the sense the masses the people All Christian countries when he said to the evangelical ,44 it is ascertained by adequate induction through observations and experiments carefully mide Aud Long continued that both men and animals will have better health and live longer will do More work and do it better they rest one Day in seven than they work it is for this reason that che state enacts Laws to preserve the quiet necessary to rest on the Sabbath Day. It is claimed that Sabbath theatricals May be so Pond noted As not to disturb the orderliness and quiet the Day. It is very doubtful whether this is True but even it were it is nevertheless certain Chat such eater Tain me its would not be conducive to the rest and health the people. On this account the state is bound to enforce the Law again such desecration the lords Day. The fact is the proposition to open the Heaters on sunday does not he ave the Merit seeking to provide for a single real want the people. It is rather a pandering to an appetite already Over stimulated in the urge cities Fer unnatural and Unher amp it Hal excitement. What the people need More than any such amusement is the rest meditation and spiritual culture which they Ean obtain nowhere else so Well As in the House god and is the Sanctuary Home. Even the theater were All that its defenders claim that it might be Only the Best plays and the beat artists could be produced on the Sabbath it to ted Feill merely from the utilitarian stand Point be As unwise a it would be wicked to make a amusement this kind the main feature the Day a which certainly would be the result with thousands As soon As sunday Tea trials came into Vogue but it is Well known that the thou ter it always has been is now and must Ever remain is any thing but a purifying healthful influence that for the most part the dramas produced Are vile Aud the actors vicious or be mixed that the evil predominates and that Only the lowest Heaters will be opened on sunday. It is therefore the duty not Only christians but also All who have the welfare Community at heart to make a firm and persistent stand against the attempt to introduce this form sunday desecration and dissipation among us. It is Safe to say that there is no intelligent Man who wishes Well to society and who amp res for its morals whether be be a professed Christian or not but will feel that these new attempts to Europe Anize sunday Are As much at War with the Best interests the family and society at Large As with those the Church holiness movement in Germany. By jute. J. Krehbiel. It will not be uninteresting to the readers the advocate to learn that the doctrine Sanctification which has from the first been one the distinctive doctrines methodism and which under the name the higher life has late made such wonderful Progress in the various evangelical denominations our own country add in great Britain has found its Way to the european continent Aud is Awakening attention especially m the land Zwingli us and Luther. Christians from Switzerland and Germany attending the Oxford meetings conducted by h. Pearsall Smith experienced the Blessing perfect love and Felt con drained to preach the doctrine and Tell the experience in the father land. The movement has thus found advocates in the lutheran and reformed churches and what is most remarkable has been most heartily welcomed and endorsed by almost the entire religious press Germany. Thus christians every where seem to awaken to a Conception the fact that god demands the full and unreserved sur Render the heart that his will is holy that the heart must be entirely cleansed from sin and that it is the privilege the believer to be filled with a heretofore unknown fullness god in Basle Switzerland a monthly Magazine is published under the title bet Christen Glauben Roeg the christians Way Faith from which we take the following extract. It is from the leading editorial in the first number and is designed to Mark out the character and aim the publication. Friends holiness will see that to Chough the phraseology differs slightly from that commonly used by us yet it has the True ring 44 we Are living in a time great developments evil As Well As Good is ripening apace. Thousands Bear the characteristics the last times predicted by our lord 4 they shall eat and drink buy and sell a ferry and be Given in Luke xvii 26. Their thoughts and desires Are All entered on the things time and sense while spiritual Aud eternal things Are thrust aside As belonging Only to weak minds. A spirit lethargy and carnal Security is greatly increasing. Powerful errors Are at work influencing even those who would inherit the kingdom god. But while on the one hand the Powers darkness Are thus intensely Active the lord on the other hand does not fail to give most powerful evidence his salvation thus it will be seen that the Good too is ripening. One evidence this certainly is the remarkable movement which in our Day is seen not Only in Europe but also in various parts the world and which is so wonderfully illustrative the quickening the dry Bones Prophe sied in the thirty seventh chapter Eze Kiel there is a working gods 8pirit throughout the world As though god would awaken and gather together a peo i pie and prepare them for the coming great tribulation. In great Britain especially through the instrumentality the Amer it ican Brethren Moody Sankey and Smith,1 thousands who up to this time were dead in trespasses and sins have been awakened j and other thousands who believe in the lord have increased in Faith and been brought to More fully consecrate themselves to god. We Are reminded the apostolic times and there has been especially in Scotland no such movement since the reformation. In India where the labors an evangelist by the name Taylor have been richly blessed in Ceylon China Australia Tho South sea islands Madagascar the Cape Good Hope and in America the gracious influences the spirit Are Felt and every where Large numbers professed christians or Heathen have been wakened and a hungering and thirsting after practical holiness is the result. Many these have had their longing desires satisfied by being filled with the spirit in such a real manner As they had never thought possible in the present life. And this movement still continues especially in England and there in various places believers assemble daily for prayer that the lord May Send More such showers Blessing and that the work May still continue to spread. To is Gratifying that in this whole movement there is nothing that extravagance and impetuosity which has so often characterized other great awakenings Only to be followed by As great a reaction. The men whom god has selected As his instruments in this movement proclaim the truth in the most simple manner but with full Assurance Faith and it is the Power the spirit which accompanies the word their Mouth in such a Way As that it a Ball reach and afloat the heart the too the movement is entirely free from sectarianism. It is not carried on in the interests any particular denomination or Creed. Nothing is said about the various parties but men All parties denominations and creeds members the state Church presbyterians methodists baptists etc., take part in the meetings and speak and Bear testimony not to their particular views and opinions but rather to Christ speak Fath in him entire consecration to him Victory Over sin holiness through Faith. The whole work has impressed even those who at first opposed it or at least had their doubts with regard to the matter As being god and As a most merciful t a j 3 a a i must Reserve the balance the extract for another article but from what i have Given it will be seen that the trumpet this european advocate holiness gives no Uncertain sound. Well May we exclaim what hath god wrought while the old Wesleyan doctrine holiness through Faith is so strangely misunderstood by Many who have been nor tired therein from their youth the doctrine and experience holiness is forcing its Way irresistibly among those who formerly opposed it As one the grossest meth Odist heresies. Is not this fact significant ? is it not a loud Call to us As a Church to whom this dispensation the gospel was first and most specially committed to return to the old paths and give this doctrine a More prominent position in our pulpit ministrations in our class and prayer meetings and in All our endeavours for the up building the redeemer a kingdom ? transit Venus. . Nelson pm. In a recent article we expressed the gratification which All students science must feel at the very Liberal appropriation made by the United states for observations on the transit Venus. Reference was also made to the benefits which result from questions the most abstract science. The London times december 9th, contained an editorial on the subject which pays the american astronomers a very just compliment 4 the United states led All the other nations in respect both to the amount Money which her government has contributed and the discomfort not to say dangers the stations she has chosen in the Southern seas. Posts importance which were Given up As too hopelessly miserable even for enthusiast to English astronomers will be occupied by americans. What then is the meaning All this it is that As the world grows older each nation As it develops As the United states Germany and Italy have late largely developed under modern conditions feels the necessity for taking a continual and a largely increasing share in the promotion science even in its most abstract forms. It must be remembered that out this abstract kind work has grown insensibly a Large part England a greatness. 44 but it is useless to Hope that che Mere knowledge the acquired facts science will furnish that new weapon which nations Are adding to the sword to enforce their superiority. The mental soil which produces new ideas for a nations use Oan Only be cultivated by the discipline scientific investigation. Further it can not be doubted that As modern civilization is still further developed the new ideas which a nation prod aces and throws into a Concrete form will be among the most valuable its exports because each nation will work up the old ideas for the american party bound for the 44 Crozet a were unable to make a Landing owing to very Stormy weather Bat passed to Campbell Island which is As fortunately situated for observations on the transit. A letter which has been received from members the French party already located on the Island would indicate that it is also in the Region Stormy seas 44 our first idea was to keep this ship off the coast Campbell Island in order that the observers might live on Board after struggling for three Days against horrible weather we at last landed and soon perceived that it was impossible to keep the ship off the Shore. The numbers the expedition seeing the ship were to go Down they were exposed to a very serious danger for they would be abandoned on an uninhabited Island without Means communication with any body decided to unload the ship and establish themselves on the Island and Send the vessel away to some Safe Harbor. While exploring the Island we found a vessel which a Hurricane had thrown on Shore and were thinking utilizing the wreck either by breaking it up or using it As a Protection. Two Days after another Hurricane blew the ship out to son and to saw it no the editor off nature a London newspaper says 44it is difficult the restrain ones pen when we think the Ombina tion want a True appreciation the Wendi tiros the problem mud want that old spirit whish used to make a stake up posts difficulty which has prevented England being represented hers. The French and americana May Well he proud the position they now occupy on All sides it is admitted that american astronomers have made admirable preparations for observing the transit on any nation and we Are glad that so far As Beard from they have been Well paid for their Luber. In Russia thirteen photographs the transit wore taken by the am Ripon party also sixty in Japan and one Hundred and thirteen at Hobart town. Professor Newcomb telegraphs that the nearly eighty photographs taken by the american method in Russia and Japan combined with the one Hung pm and thirteen taken at Hobart town will give us a value solar Parallax with a possible error not More than one Fortieth a second an Aro. Most the stations have been heard from and the Success Haa been wonderful when we remember that the two most important regions have been Northern Siberia in the midst Winter and the islands in the dangerous Southern Ocean. English Arctic expedition. This expedition in search for the North pole has been determined upon. A the commander is to be Captain Nares now in charge the challenger. He was a member the Arctic expedition 1852 made a Sledge journey six Hundred and sixty five Miles and proved himself a Fine explorer. The second in command will be Commodore a. H. Markham who was in charge a cruise in Baffin a Bay during 1873. The officers and men will All be from the English Navy and Many More have volunteered already than will a firm Road bed through that vast Range confused and contorted elevations till you come to the 44 Summit a and the immense transportation freight and passengers Over this line at All seasons the year with great Oare and provision against accidents All these show a he Genius that planned the skill that built and the Energy and business capacity the men who manage this magnificent Highway. The 44 nothing can be finer than the views you will obtain from the cars As you approach the top the mountains. the Day is dear As it was on it two i Especio ves scially be required for the service Sels will be provided and is strengthened for this work Active preparations Are also being made for stores and provisions. Fifteen thousand pounds beef Are undergoing a process preservation and other articles food Are being secured and packed. The expedition will be ready to sail in May and will take the West Greenland and Smith sound route. The expedition will try and reach 81� North latitude before Winter sets in where Milder weather May be hoped for than further to the South. In 1873, Commodore Markham found the shores 44 thank god a Bay 81� North latitude free from Snow a creeping herbage covered the ground in which herds Musk oxen found pasture. Rabbits were also seen i abundance. Species Chick Weed dandelion and Draba were found in Bloom. The English seem determined to profit by All previous expeditions and Hope to Send out the Best equipped vessels that Ever went ii to the Arctic seas. Rain fall and Sun-sp0t8. Professor Brocklesby Hartford conn., reviews the subject the connection Sun spots with various terrestrial Phenomena. As stated in this paper some weeks since he finds a wonderful correspondence Between magnetic declination and solar disturbances. A periodicity Between cyclones the Indian clip mud Timber the Sun spots has also been established Aann a by several observers. In regard to rainfall he sums up Bis paper As follows 441 think we May venture to infer that so far As trustworthy observations have been made throughout the United states they Point to a connection existing Between the variations in the Sun spot area and those the annual rain fall the rain fall tending to Rise above the mean when the Sunspot area is in excess and to fall below when there is a deficiency solar the development the 00 in try. Along the whole journey you can not fail to observe that the Baltimore and Ohio Railroad company has opened up the whole Region near and Remote from the line. The Oon try is full resources As yet not half developed or half estimated. The Hills Are full Mineral wealth and Are covered with Wood and from Cincinnati to Baltimore. We doubt any one who has selected the Baltimore and Ohio Railroad route for a journey from Cincinnati to new York City by Way Washington Baltimore and Philadelphia in Spring or in autumn has had any cause for regretting his Chokee. Quick time comfortable cars courteous conductors and picturesque and even romantic scenery Combine to make such a trip pleasant and in the highest degree satisfactory. And yet we doubt a Winters journey Over this route is not equally enjoyable. Parkersburg. you leave Cincinnati by the 11.10 p. M. Train you will arrive at Parkersburg by Sunrise and have a Good Opportunity to see the Fine Railroad Bridge at that Point and the changes Are that Yon will also see the Ohio River crowded with Coal barges impelled by steam and so get a faint idea at least the immense Industry which taking its Rise in the mines Pennsylvania finds its full development throughout the valleys the Ohio and the Mississippi and far into the Interior on either hand. _ Yon breakfast at Parkersburg and you Are not too hungry you have ample time for that purpose. Ascent the . the Day is Olsar More especially the Sun shines brightly you find the rotate from Parkersburg to the top the alleghenies at the 44 Summit a delightful in the extreme. After the ground is Frozen course there is no perceptible dust the air is Olear and the Trees being stripped foliage you have an Knob a True ted sight the Oon try. The Eye is greeted with a series View Hills valleys Rivers and Brooks villages and farm houses like the shift tug scenes a Kaleidoscope. As you Rush along now on a ascend bag now on a descending Grade Over a winding course darting in and out a almost an astonishing number tunnels the Eye is never wearied by a monotonous Prospect every moment almost some new vision landscape invites your gaze. Bank no other Railroad route in the United the wad is shot into the Eye or the use it is brought Down to a science to Kieh the germans notoriously redos every thing. The causes for which they Duel Are at times ridiculously absurd and trivial often As important As those for which schoolboys Snow Ball each other in fret two thirds them Are fought for no other reason than to have a Semi Friendly crossing arms. Not infrequently a whole Burtchen Schapfl proceeds to the. Lodge another and challenges one and All so teat Best friends often come to stand on ohriitm1 we unit �pt6-8id- old Christmas when the Rijh he n the scars Many a hard fought contest arrange on such occasions for the Fuchs a foxes freshmen and give them an Opportunity testing their courage against an opponent whom Many a one has neither had the Honor meeting nor the pleasure insulting. Sometimes the Mode Challenge is simpler still by letter which method Bur Schensch Aften neighbouring universities use As with us two base Ball clubs different cities would do. A narrow Street along the town Wall leading to the chief academic Quarter has become historical in Halle As the Rempe Lecce. Bonn Jena and Heidelberg have each such a famous Orner too where challenges Are exchanged on the evenings after the Knipen is Over. Here the Jolly courageous boys half regardless half unconscious what they say or do collide in trying to pass each other. 44 your card sir a cries one who has just been touched in passing. 44 Here a replies the other after fumbling about in his pooket9,44 Here i will give you a Good Opportunity getting your jaw split a 44 or your lips Cut into fritters a answers the first. Not an in frequent and serious canse in these ancient University towns with narrow streets and narrower pavements arises from the question which two students coming from opposite directions is to yield the pavement that has Only one shoulders breadth or when at a students funeral procession the order in which the Bur Schensch Aften Are to follow the Hearse is determined. Now As Ever before people will fight for their lady and their Honor and in such cases the combatants neglect to drink to each other s health before and after the engagement As is commonly the Case. Every a amp a Monse Qufice is suitably finished up with a few duels. The rules for fighting Are As extensive and held As sacred As those the tournaments in the Middle Ages. Any one attempting a foul stroke would receive Universal censure even from Hig friends. any one is challenged who has not Learned to Fence six writer passed Over the re Ute and As generally is you will see a wider and finer landscape lying at your feet and All about you than you eau gain from mtg other railway Elevation in the United states. Yon will have views that take in a portion three states Hills mountains valleys Rivers villages a vast Panorama the memory which will never Fede from the mind. the traveler gains such views eoe Nery in Winter How enchanting they must be in Spring and especially in autumn when the frosts have begun their wierd chemistry upon the foliage Mountain and Valley. The descent to harpers ferry. The descent from the 44summit�?� into the Valley the upper Potomac is grand beyond description. Truly the pen can not adequately portray the beauties that Valley now a farrowing now widening enclosed by almost continuous Walls Rock piled into Mountain Heights that stretches from a Piedmont to Harper s ferry a distance about one Hundred and Twenty Miles i leaving Parkersburg in West Virginia on the Ohio River at a Little after Sunrise in Winter Yon reach hampers ferry a distance about three Hundred Miles just As the shades night Are shrouding that romantic spot so that Yon have the whole Day for the marvels and beauties the route and Yon reach the latter Point in season to see the outline the bold Hills and Bluffs that seem almost to join hands across the Potomac. The havoc made by War and fire you do not see. Comparatively very cheap. Washington City. A Short stay in Washington was sufficient to show How rapidly that City is growing and that great changes and improvements in the style dwellings and stores have already taken place within a few years. Without exception it is the Best paved City the writer has Ever seen whether All this has been accomplished honestly and economically is a question upon which the people that City Are not much divided in opinion. Baltimore. The transition from seven inches Snow and Sunshine on the Summit the alleghenies to a warm rain in Baltimore on the following Day shows the Speed with which the traveler in these Days May 44 Eha Oge his we were never More impressed than now with the want Enterprise and sagacity on the part the people that City in compelling the Baltimore and Ohio Railroad company to drag its detached oars through the streets by Means horses and mules. It would be better policy for that municipality to open a Street through its entire limits and present it free charge to the company and allow them to run their passenger and freight cars through it in unbroken trains. By Means Side tracks and with the Aid Dummy engines freight could also be carried to wharves and store houses in bulk. Such a Street and a Central depot for All the railroads entering or departing from the City Are things to be greatly desired. Correspondent. Regular time for actual fighting is fifteen minutes with straight rapiers ground Sharp for sick inches on the Point the description a single one these Seri comic dramas which a amp a in Many respects representative the whole class May answer for giving some idea their working. The play is to be acted Early in the morning in a Bier local a mile from town. One the Bur Schensch Aften is already on hand some Are carelessly pacing the floor others Are eating a few Are at their Beer while others still Are fencing or trying the arms. From among the indifferent company i naturally decide the one who seems to be most interested As the chief actor but the result proved he was to do no More than in to witness so Cool and self possessed Are they in this affair soon the other party appears and As they enter the Hall Are greeted by their opponents in a Friendly laughing Way As nothing serious were to happen. However i could not help feeling serious when the surgeons began to unfold their cases get out sponges and bandages Cut strips plaster wipe the Needles and thread them while at the same time the men began to prepare in opposite ends the Hall by undressing to the Waist putting on the Fech Handschuh a heavily padded Glove reaching to the shoulder then getting the neck set in a heavy Cravat reaching to the ear in which they could move the head As gracefully As Johnnie in grandpas standing Collar. The Glove Dinsy As it is is bandaged with silk strips until it gets the thickness a Good log a heavy leather front let looking like a Smith s dirty apron from the clotted blood Many a valiant fighter and reaching from the breast to the Knees protects from foal or accidental strokes. To Complete this fantastic costume a huge pair eyeless Iron goggles a few coals Are still glimmering in the Are dded. The costume is not exactly ashes the chivalric fire which blazed so 8 the purest taste or even Comfort 1.1 it. 1. 1 a i a duelling among German dents. 8tu state will be fwd to Mai Riden eee the whole the Betit Chat have been made by skill m on this. The Boring mile Mykl Rook and Good us arching Tanak too Numero to count the bridging Stream Tho laying a double track up and Down along Tho sides Hill Gad mountains thu Oon Ray a a it a Lively among German students toward the beginning this Century up to the years 1848 and �?T49. The great object for which Burtchen Schafter were organized to sustain the reputation and bring about the Unity Germany meaning All Europe where the Mother Tongue was spoken exists no More. The Pride which then led them to resent a real insult personal or to the ongania Zirion or vat Rland in a fair and honorable combat has mostly degenerated the a spirit Petty a Trier Mck ing. The students to Day Are no More the chivalrous Jolly boys fifty years ago. All still solemnize As much As Ever the orgies and rites Gam Brimm Many still Wear the tease led velvet boat High Boote with spam and Little Zeremes a Cap scarcely Large enough to Oover the bump self esteem and Are every where Aoa oomph died by their great dogs except late a Cess into the lecture room. Yea they have retained still another vestige their famous predecessors fighting due 1a but these duals Are As different from what they formerly were aate effect a pop gun from that a pistol. This in not in or convenience would prescribe but answers its purpose Protection Well leaving Only the head face and upper breast exposed. All is now ready. The seconds Lead up the Comba Tan to who move As gracefully with their Armor As a Seal on land. A latin ceremony opens the Duel a Hal minute the rapiers Flash through the air As lightning and dash and ring against each other a one the seconds cries 44 Haiti Ausai says the Umpire. Blood has bean drawn on ones Chin two treks Rush to hold up the heavy arms the heroes As Aaron and Hor did for Moses old the surgeon examines the wound and pronounces it harmless. Pausa Sal cries the president and the fight is renewed. After a few minutes the wounded one cries 44 halt i his second Katehes up the farther stroke by adv camry he has lost a firm grip his sword his Glove is chalked another Pama ear another examination another round until the engagement has lasted half an hour but not More than seven minutes spent in actual fighting with Only three wounds and All on Jone Side. Again they proceed More Imp a that the dads fought now Are harm cautiously than Belo he who Haa pop gun us a Beaumo Aqif Trio it been a be Magly fighting to . Is wounded on the Temple. The blood pours out Over his face Down his breast to add another layer to his front let. A Quick halt is made he stands a moment reek and sinks Down his friends rash to hold him up but must seat him. The physician examines the Cut and says the Skull has not been fractured. I thought the play had Here found its tragic end. But no the fight will be resumed the wounded Man is Able to take his place on the chalked line after eight minutes. This he does but Only in a defensive fight. After a few More rounds he gains strength. 44 halt in cries the other second who sees his friends nose bleeding and not without cause for nearly an Inch the tip hangs Only by the skin to one Side. A few More cuts and the fight ends after an hour with five wounds on one Side and two on the other. The different seenes Here described Are Only parts one act this drama four More Are to follow All on the same theme. The risk proprietors run in lending Halls for such purposes makes rents s Little r High so several duels Are generally saved up for the same time i May be pardoned however for leaving the rest the tragedy unwritten. In the fight they de not Rush upon each other madly As a few Elin Ehing irishmen but take it easy and tool. The fact is they do not As a Rule want to kill or even Hurt severely. With them there must be sacrificial atonement a there must be blood but the least Quantity it is enough to give satisfaction. Therefore the Good Protection specially adapted for the three Only modes striking that Are allowed thrusting being forbidden. The wounds Are not commonly severe but there is always a Strong probability that they May become so. the Hundred and fifty duels that Are annually fought in this University Halle the average result is one person and a half mortally wounded about ten injured for life either in having an Eye Hurt an ear closely cropped a tip the nose out off or a piece the Cheek sliced out or otherwise the great majority have lesser wounds which sometimes horribly disfigure a Beautiful free but Are proudly borne As badges Honor. Promiscuous visitors Are not generally admitted except in the summer when the duels Are fought in the Woods and then Sueh As choose May attend. Ladies then frequently Grace the occasion with their presence yes ladies for Many an affianced goes to see her Lorca sustain his reputation in an honorable combat. But do the University authorities forbid Rte times by the. Fat. ,.f -4x1 Vou a Tovrog v not stringently prohibit them. The University fencing master has larger classes than any philosophical or theological professor. There Are Laws against duelling yet no investigation is made in the matter unless it has been fought with pistols or crooked swords which Are ground from Heel to tip or a Montal wound has been inflicted and complaint raised by the friends the deceased. An arrest is never Nade on the spot the swords can not be found or the combatants caught armed Cap a pie though a puddle fresh blood lie on the ground. No one the attending surgeons can give evidence the Law rather enjoins them to keep a 4�?~ conscientious a line pickets usually prevent any unpleasant Surprise and when Lulu passing along the line reaches the Camp the combatants Are quickly unarmed the swords stuck into the ground the handles screwed off and All the company lock arms and sing some Lively student song. When the policeman arrives he May see All the signs a recent fight but according to his instructions Ean make no arrest. The last Rector or Dean this University in his valedictory took occasion to engraft himself in the grateful memory the students by reminding them that they had cause to be satisfied with him As he had not often sent Tho police to interfere in their sports. Duelling is one the Many Points on which the germans Are better in theory than in practice. A most every body regards it As a foolish silly practice yet the student that would retain his rank and reputation among his colleagues must at least Onoe have proved his courage not his skill. Not Only students Law who Are constantly dealing with matters Justice or students Medicine who Are to customer to bloody sights Bat also those who propose to do Battle 44 for the kingdom which is not this world a engage in these recreations. Only that such a theologian who is aiming at some 0 her con must take care not to get too Long a out or it so at a place where the Beard May cover a part. This Little relic barbarity or rather chivalry is gradually passing to the things that were and is Only thriving in the smaller University town whore students form the Backbone society. The people that do not belong to the Aoa Demio Republic Are philistines and it is considered As much now As in the times David an act prowess and Superior sagacity to harass or impose on them. Ludwig. A Good work. A Rev George l. Aide the 8orth-Sfc indiana0qteerenoe, write from Mea amors Indiana january4th we have and an unusually interesting meeting at Bloomin Ilye Sultena in the accession thirty two two by letter and log Grovu. Ity Saulte _ _ _ letter and Twenty nine on probation. Twenty seven professed conversion. Some them were head families and All is to joined the Church ranged be1 Ween the jeers fifteen and fifty Dine. Our people have been made to rejoice on a count the religious interest manifested both i the chum and ool it

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