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THE OREGON AMI'S.
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BY WILLIAM L. ADAMS.
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i .Vltlt'.llH'.A ..Uoiuv aought of iintAra promises of Wins, )
i Know nought f t'.oroaets, an HUr. and tjtrlaiis."
"Five notion Year.
oamaow city, ouboow tbzi&xto&y, Saturday, dbobmbbk 18,1888.
for the Argtu.
K Peter, lue Bachelor, of Uacbelor'a
I rogret I lmvo nut been nble lu givo niy
answer to your defense of Bachelor's Hall
lung ere this, but I presume m lien I offer my
excuse for llio delay you will receive it at
sufficient. I fear unless I answer your ar
gument or suggestions you will iliiiik I
consider tliutn cuiieluive, which I must say
would bo a very erroneous eoiiclu-ion. l!ut
I must fir.-t give ynu tho excuse lu wliieli 1
alluded, ll is lnrd!y C'lir lu uint oiil mi
evil and put furtli no effort to lessen it,
when it lay in your power to do so. There,
fore I did not consider it just right to cen
sure Bachelor's Hall and long remain inac
tive in bringing nbnut a reform, limited ns
of coursu it would be, yet great for me, for
it was nil I could do, I gave' myself hart
ulid ha ml to the. work, and what inure could
one ask of mc 1 have now tlio consolation
that I have succeeded in demolishing ill
least one bachelor' hull, and converting it
into n happy homo. In short I lutve, as
Uncoil wiyx, "given n hostage tofortune,"
taken nu K'ii;ncdiiiunt (i.e., a husbaiid) to
great enterprises, either of virtue or 'mis-
thud.' Dout Vou in' v lii!"! But to ro-
turn to your ''weak defense," or "apology
, as you lerni it. You ask for pardon, ami
lake it for granted, so it is useless for me to
deny it, and unnecessary to grant it. You
say that you find tlio ffinalesex "eminently
extolled-' in all your books of poetry ; ihen
why do you givo them in your imagination
tho "scowl of a virago" ? ll seems strange
that one so "unused to tho society of wo
men" should think himself so.faiiiilinr with
t!io way in which a wife greets her husband
when ho returns at night fiom his labor.
Oh ! friend Peter, I fear you have not much
faith in your books of poetry, nor in worn
an. You acknowledge that your home is a
sceiioof confusion, without a single natural
attraction. You know what the atiroc
tioiis of home should be, or you cotild-iii'vcr
lmvo to d t belli so well, rei haps Vou rc-
thu will to bring it nbout I I lmvo no doubi
that there are ninny men in tho world, how
ever, who would prrfcr n wife who-o only
virtue was to bntr all he chose lo intl'iel
without a murmur. Such u on.- might
probably liiul what ho nought in Turkey in
China, whero wotm-n are considered of im
more vnliio than pipes ; but in our land f
enlightened minds, warm hearts, and pi a-
ant homes, it is to be hoped stich men are
You say you find inucli pleasure in your
books. Strange incongruity 1 Hooks m
such a cabin ? Afier all, l'elor, you would
lovo your wife most dearly, if you only had
ono. Olio who loves lo converse with the
ancients, to study human nature, who eppre-
ciaies tho works of our great authors, can
find work for his imagination wiihout go
ing to his pipe for aid, and can also, I
think, appreciate tho argument I wish to
advanca. Havo ynu never learned in all
studies an I researches, or from the prompt
ings of your own heart in your reveries,
that the happiness of ovrry noble mind is
enhanc d bv sharing it with others ? Then,
if ynti dfsireso much enjoyment from your
wanderings in literature, how much more
would those joys be lightened had you an
illtelligelll (obrilicnl) wife with whom to
share your knowledge, and with whom to
convulse upoH tho. beauties of your dear
Shakespeare. There is a homely old adage
possessing more truth than poetry "Two
heads are better than one,'' 4c, and is ii
not passible your wife might sometimes dis
cover now benuiies in your books you had
never before noticed? Then, too, when
your troubles come for I can't but ihiuk
, they come sometimes in the shape of but
touli'ss clothes, heelleM.and toeless sucks,
blu;d and yellowed shirt bosoms, would
yon not have some otift to console you I
Leaving tin si; ns mcro suggestions, to be
answered or not, as you please, I w ill an
swer with a notation from your "dear
Shakespeare" tho dull, prosy essays from
Bacon, as 1 fear my own wisdom would not
bo sufficient to copo with bo formidable- an
' O Love, first learned in a lady's eyen,
Lives nol alone immured in the bruin;
Bui, Willi the molioii of ull elements,
Course as swift o thought 'll every power,
Anil gieea to terry power a douiilk fairer,.
Above their function! and their office:
From weniuu's eyes Ibis doctriue I derive:
They rpaikle still tlio right Promethean fire-,
They are the books, the urts, the academes,
Tlntt show, contain, and nourish ull the world ;
EUt, none at all in ouht protea excellent.''
Hazkl Prix, Nov. 19, 1855.
lency of this business, lot him apeak of a Hero the vessels separatod, appointing a
Prohibitory law, orof stooping the traflic reudMvous, - and the propeller steered
he will at once find lie has stirred uimiII tho off for Lancaster Sound ; but when ofTCnpn
venom of Pandemonium itself. The von- Home she encountered ice in such quiiuli
oin and opposition to a prohibitory luiuar ties as to compel ber to run to llio toutn oj
law is scarcely checked at the Vlirilian Lancaster Souud, and finding the passage
Mcraincntal board, behind which the milker to tho west obstructed, sho came out and
aud vender of this seductive article dodges found the EeUam; and both vessels proceed
to shield him from the just iiidigniiliou of ed to Possession Bay. They next explored
nn' oulra.ril public. The probability is, tho coa.t closely to Pond's Day, and on the
thai iu case our Legislature should passu 31st of August, having fouud no trace of
prohibitory law, they will be compiled to Commander Kane, started with a strong
M-erui for tncrammlul uses, as is tho case iu auu fair wind for Lperuivik.
all the laws passed on the subject. Then At midnight on the 4th of Sept., during
the medical profession will come in, and ask a heavy snow storm and a strong gale, tbe
nn exception in their favor, and also the mc- Release suddenly found boratdf a-foul of an
chnnic and the chemist. iinmenso iceberg. The collision
We justly execute the professional man groat that the bows of the vessel were smash
lhat betrays his trust, whatever that trust ed, and the front-work, notwithstanding it
may bo. The laborer is doomed to failure wns double-plunked anil covered witu tnicK
if he does not perform what ho promises, iron, was broken in. Tbe scene was a tcr
The rum maker und seller promises to us a riblo one, and lor a time it secmeu as tuotign
.i...ftil iiriielulien Imv nnd us., his nr. the vessel was (loomed. About longitudo
tide ii creates a (license, which is slow and 65 and luiitude 73 ico was again met in
certain death. If an over dose is taken, it large quantities, ami tney aiu not get clear
mick iu pruflueitiir its unfailing results, of it until tho Uth Sept., in latitude 00 J
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Is his business honorable" J It can hardly f rom tins point llie vessels steeroa again tor
bo expected of us to ito into specific cases to Lievcly, and on the thtrlventn oj bcpitmoer,
show the low, vulgar, and indecent Inn. a tln-y approached tho anchorage of that
.run and tricks resorted to induce men to place, tiicv werb gkhetud from tiik shoke
II. , Tlmcii nro fumilmr In evprv BY CoMMANOEU K.ANE AND HIS COMPAN
man that has ever snont nn hour in a bar ions 1
room, or what is iu this land bv law termed A Danish vessel was-lying in the harbor,
a "grocery." Our law makers not being and in it Commander Kane and his men
satisfied to irivo it a license, thev must mis- would liavo sailed for Copenhnsen in three
niimo the nrofessioti. and convcv tho idea Jay8
.... .. .. . mm.. i T c,.
Hut Romelh nc usefu in the provision lino is "o veascm reinmuw nk w.j u.o
to be had where such signs are exhibited days, coaling and repairing, and, all things
hm instead of that we find nothine but being in reudiness, Left on the 19th of
smirUins ruin nnd drunkenness in oilded SEPTEMBER FOR UoME !
DirititRiTifiVTST The homeward voyage was a nuick and
pleasant otic. But few obstructions were
Account of the Uavlsteln (Tnlrd Arctic) eDC0UIltl.reJ. T1J6, joy of the rescued and
Exneamon. - - . . i t
The Expedition in search of Dr. Kane the rescuers was equal as. it was unbounded.
was fitted out by order of Congress, which lbe expedition was success.ui, anu i.au
appropriated $l.r)0,000 for that iurpose.
member your father's house, tho homo of
It was composed of 'wo vessels the pro
peller Arctic, and the clipper bark Release.
Uoth vessels were fitted up with every
thing invention suggested or experience dic-
.. I..1 IV. tlm e.if.tlv nf lln vessel mid the
comfort of those who had volunteered for fou.nJ tho on 8C"'' 8"rrolund8
tlie l'olo. tlio exislance ot wmcu nas oeeo
reached a latitude higher than any other
expedition, except the ono thoy rescued,
had ever before reached. The Kane Ex'
pedition reached ns high as 82 dcg. 30 mill,
and the Ilartslein vessels succeeded in reach
ini? 78 de. 30 min. 30 see. Commander
. A t.Hlraace" Preacher.
Hi name was Strange. Many will
thiuk his conduct strange. He was a zeal
ous preacher and sweet singer. Nothing
gave him so much pleasure as to go about
tho country preaching and singing. A be
novolunt geullcman, well oil' in worldly
gear, desiriug to mako him nnd his family
comfortable! iu their declining years, gen
erously presented hint a title deed for three
hundred and twenty acres of land. Strange
accepted the donation with thankfulness,
and went his way, preaching end singing as
ho went. But after a few months he re
turned, and requested his generous friend
to take back tho title deed. Surprised at
Ibo request, the gentleman inquired :
"Is thcro any flaw in it f "
'Not the slightest."
"Is not the laud good I"
"Isn,i it healthy I"
"None moro so."
"Why then do you wish mo to take it
back ! It will be a comfortable home for
you when you grow old, and something for
your wifoStnd children if you should bo ta
"Why, I'll tell you. Ever since I'vo had
that deed, I've lost my enjoyment in sing
ing. I can't sing my favorito hymn with a
good conscience any longor."
"What is that!".
' Xo foot of luud do I poncM,
No cottage in the wilderness,
A poor wayfaring man.
I dwell awhile in tents below,
Or gladly wander to and fro,
Till I my Canaan gain.
Yonder ' my house and portion fair,
My treasure and my heart are thcro,
And my abiding there.'
'.'There 1" said Strange, "I'd rather sing
that bymn than own America. I'll trust
the Lord to take caro of my wifo and chil
dren." lie continued singing and preaching, and
preaching and singing, and the Lord did
take caro of him aud his children after
your childhood, with its velvet lawn, its fra.
grant flowers, its singing birds, and its
wido spreading shndo, wheie you gamboled
.in your merry boy-days. So much the
worso for you. Sirango that a man who
. kjiows what are llio true beauties of home,
should content himself in a pig-siy, nnd
boast himself a monarch ! Monarch of
what ? It seems to me, when you'are quo
ting Alexander Selkirk you had better add
two moro lines
"Bolter dwell in the midst of alarms,
Thuu reign in this hurrible place."
, But perhaps you nro liko Ctcsar you
"would rather bo tho first man iu a village
thau the second in Home." I don't know
but you are half right there, but I should
think a man who has your opportunities for
learning human naturo by reading Shake
speare could select a woman you could gov
ern, aud then couldn't you have a kingdom
worth possessing! Only think of lhat 1
And then you could sit down to your frugal
meal, prepared with exquisite care and neat
ness by her obedient hands, and use your
saUi 1 "a S00 BPPet'ta nm' 8 lieer''u'
finiwi' ' ns wc" M j-ou cou''' w'ien ynu wer0
alone ; b-'1' perhaps the food would not need
.so muck su.' co of That kind to mako it pal
ii.u it does now. But I am wasting
, UlilUlv mm mm -
-words, for too ai.raly have a wifo worth all
the loving. fair ones in the world, to hear
jou tell it. Yet 'what would you say to
Jiwo J 1 flare y you would not have to go
i.Salt Lakoto fiuda woman who would
i, ;,.lnii3 of vonr pipe. Still I, for
1 J I'll WW j
w mnstsav I should greatly prefer a
for a husband who did not require the stim
ji'ui of a narcotic to people the wide realm
of hi imagination with "clouds and cities,
win-et ships, tall towers," ccc, ouv o
Could bricg up the grand and magnificent in
nature ly Hi own free will, without out
ward aid. It i truo your pipe is very pa
'.: ...I ftubearintr, but what virtue has pa-
jenco or fwl-carswc irilhoul lie t:oa of!
For the Argus.
Who ore llie Honorable Menu "t
L. Adams, Esq. Under tho ques
tion proposed, I wish to call the attention
of cvury citizen, male and femule, in Ore
"on to on specific point, to wit the tnnn-
ufnctuiiiiZisnlc, and use, of alcohol or whis
ky, or intoxicating liquors of nny kind.
It is now just twenty-three years since
the" town of Utica, N. Y., was called togeth
er by handbill and public notice, to pass
resolutions as citizens of the world not to
receivo a curtain physician there was in the
placo belonging to the Baptist Church, who
had iu bis professional capacity seduced two
young ladies, and had improper intercourse
with three married ones. Ihe cuurcu to
which he bclonscd became first awaro on
his conduct, und had proceeded with his
trial, and as tho sentenco of expulsion was
about to be declared, the citizens of the
place rose iu mass and unanimously resolved
not to receive him into the world again with
man's attire upon him. Accordingly we
procured a branding iron, rosin and tar.
The question arose whether the clottiing
of.tho feu there J tribe was not too honorable
for bun. It was resolved lhat bo properly
belonged to tho swine species, and tho cov
ering of the male swine was accordingly sub
stituted and applied as appropriate in his
Shall I ask what is the legitimate busi
ness of the manufacturer, tbe wholesale and
retail dealers in intoxicating liquors ! How
many innocent maidens, married ladies,
sons, daughters, husbands, and fathers, has
ibis busiuess seduced, in its professional em
ployment ! There is not a man or woman
who has reched thirty years but can name
morehan five persona that have been ru
ined by this business, and have sunk into
the gutter or the swiue's bed. Virtue sinks
before it, love turns to hate, and malice
rains supreme, from the manufacturer of
this article dowu to the bottle and dram ped
dler. " any 008 U0Ul11 'e ui,ut'uu ltu
the perilous, though noble expedition on
which they were bound. Provisions for a
tlnve years' cruise were made. The Com
mander, Lieut. II. J. llartstein, had been
captain of the steamship Illinois of the
Ocean Mail Steam Company s Line.
The voyage was full of interesting inci
dents, as tho preceding ones in the same
latitudes. Uoth vessels arrived at Lievcly,
on tho Isle of Discn. on the 5 th ofJuly.in a
snow storm, nnd passed a few days there pie
paring for their further voyage. They en
countered much ice during this part of the
nruise. which considerably impeded their
progress, and just at the entfanco of Davis'
Straits the vessel got foul, and did some
damage to each other, but not of a serious
nature. After leaving Lievely, proceeded
through Davis' Straits to Waigatt. and stop
d at Home Island, where they found coal
mooted for many years by geogrnphors, and
Commander llartstein weut in Bight of it.
The homeward voyage from Lievely oc
cupied only twenty-l wo days. All bancs
are in goed health nnd look remarkably
halo and hearty, notwithstanding the great
privations which they have experienced.
Several of the Kane Lxpedition sullerod
terribly during their inland journeyings.
Some of them have had their toes frozen off",
nnd one. has lost his heel floin a similar
The remarks of the seamen wero really
touching and characteristic. We beard
one poor fellow, who had been on the first
expedition, say, in answer to tho inquiry
how ho folt "Oh, Bill, 1 feel as though I
would like to go ashore, lie down, and die "
ped ai iiome isiano, wuere uiv iou,.u w... jf-Mr. Prentice, of the Louisville Jour
in great abundance along mu siuu oi ur . g,8 ft coterr,porary, mnny years ago
bluff that overlooked tho Harbor. , ,i f ,js rj,,i,t hand, and, after the
The vessels loft Lievcly on the lCth of ,ansaofft brief period, the left became par-
July, and on the same after noon entered nizu( jje naw writes with his right arm,
"The Pack," ns the immense fields and bergs ().g pe() mVKltA. by a united effort of the
of ice are called. Slow progress was made nerm m)j ,nuacle9 ibo hand and fingers
until the 10th, when they were favored with being useP9gi
an "onen lead." when the vessels steamed :
tho Relief bcin" in tow of the Arctic to (FT A Reverend gentleman in New York,
the north of the Duck Islands, which was la few Sundays since, seeing a poor woman
made on tho 22d of July. Progress very tottering up one of tho aisles of Ins cliurcti,
si .i . . .1 l..n,l I .....itinsv in cturi fni- ftdinft fnft 111 the COnaTfi
ft'nw. iJiitiio aiHL anuiut;r uuvu . o
e i .. !.;..u i.i. .,i ti w..U in r.mrh I'litioii to oflrr ber a avat, paused m Uis
IOUUUi inun tuinKn m- .-v.... r .
... nnrtl, 7s He. From ihe 1st to the sermon, descended from the pulpit, sriowea
13th of August the weather was very dia- her into his own pew, and quietly returned
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grceable, and the sailing so dangerous that to Ins desk again. Dujfuio caress
fears were entertained mat me vessels c.u.o g Vmoma cf U 1Mh
not get through the Bay that season, ice o(r om
forming rapidly every n.gtit, wnn irequem rf , whcre on thfl
stoi ms of snow. ,,t,.rn hnrd-ra of Missouri, has been hun2
During the passage from Melville Bay. f .,. find the ,,
both vessels were nipped several times
On ono occasion, ibe Arctic was struck
severely as to start her knees, split ncr car
lius, disarrange her iuido wood-work, and
break o!T about a fourth of tho propeller
braids. On the 13th of August, a more
open sea and clear water. Proceeded to
examine the coast until stopped by the ice
in latitude 78 deg. 30 min. Here natives
were f und, and it was ascertained from
them that Commatider Kane bad abaudoned
his vessel and gone towards the South.
The vessels then turned, with the inten.
lion of visiting an Esquimaux village, in
Bardine Bar, at tho entrance of Y.'hale
Sound, and th-a cretin- to the next coast.
Living on One's Wlls.
Nine persons sailed from Balso down the
Rhine. A Jew, who wished to go to ochn
lampi, was allowed to conio on board and
journey with thein, on coudition that he
would conduct himself with propriety, and
give the captain eighteen kreiitzers for his
Now, it is true, something jingled in the
Jew's pocket when ho struck his hand
against it ; but the only money therein was
a twelvo-krcutzor piece, for the ether was a
brass button. Notwithstanding this, he ac
cepted the offer with gratitndej for ho
thought to himself, "something may be
earned even upon tho river. There Is many
a man who has grown rich on tho Rhine."
During tho first part of the voyngoi the
passengers wero very talkative and merry,
and the Jew, with wallet under his arm
for he did not lay it aside was tho object
of much mirth and mockery, as, alas ! Is of
ten the caso with thosrj of his nation. But
h the vessel sailed onward, and passed
Thurington and St. Vert, tho pnsscugors,
one ufter the other, grew silent, gazed down
the river until ono spoko out i
"Come Jew, do you know any pastime
thrit will nmuso us! lour fathers must
have contrived many a ono during their long
stay in the wilderness."
"Now is the lime," thought the Jew, "to
shear my sheep 1" And ho proposed that
they should sit round in a circle, and pro
pound curious questions to each other, and
he, with their permission, would sit down
with them. Those who could not answer
the questions, should pay the ono who pro
poundod them a twelve kreutzer piece, and
those who answerod thorn pertincutly,
should receive a twc-lvc-kreutzcr piece
The proposal pleased the company, and
hoping to divert themselves with the Jew's
wit or stupidity, each one asked at random
whatever entered his head.
Thus, for example, tbe first one asked
. "How many soft-boiled eggs could the
giant eat upou an empty stomach !"
AH said lhat it was iinpossiblo to answer
that question, and each paid over their
Buttbo Jew said, "One, for he who has
eaten one til. caunot eat a second on an
second cp'utle to tho Corinthians I"
. Ths Jew said, 'Vcauso bo was nollfl
Corinth, otherwiae he would have spoken Id
them." So he won nnother twelve kreulzef
When the tbird found the Jew to well
versed in the bible ho tried him lu 8 difCf
"Who prolongs hi work lo as frvirt s
length as possible, and yet completes it in
"Tho ropo-niaker, if ha is ladustriotu
said tho Jew. .
In thu meanwhile they drew near the
village, and one said to tho other, "thai it
Then the fourth said, "iu what menth do
the people of Hauihtch enl tht least!"
Tho Jew said, "In February ; for thai
has only twenty-eight days."
The fifth said, "there nro two natural
brothers, aud still only ono of them is in
The Jew said, "the uncle is your father'
brother, nnd your father is not your uncle."
A fish now jumped out of tho water, and
the sixth asked "what tish havo their rye
uearest together i"
The Jew said, "the srualUst,"
The uiuth was the last. This ono asked,
"How can fiv persons divide five ffft s
that each urnn shall receive one, aud ltil
one remain in the dish i"
Tho Jow suid, ''The last must luko the
dish with his egg, aud let it lay there as long
as ho pleases."
But now it catuo to his turn, and ho le
termined to make a good sweep. Aftef
many preliminary compliments, he asked
with an air of mischievous friendliness :
"How can a man fry two trout iu three pans,
so that a trout may lay iu each pan I"
No ono could answer this, and ono after
another gave him a twelve-krciiUor piece.
But when the ninth desired thatheahouM
answer it himself, he frankly acknowledged
that the trout could uol be fried iu that
Then it was maintained that this was uu'
fair in the Jew, but he stoutly ufliruied that
there was no provision for it in tho agree
ment save that ho who Could nol answer the
question should pay tho kreutfcr J and ful
filled tho agreement by paying thnt sum lo
tho ninth of his comrades, who had asked
him to solve it himself. But they all being:
rich merchants, and grcatful for the amuse
ment which had passed an hour or two very
pleasantly for them, laughed heartily over
their loss and at the Jew's cunning.
t3T Sail River, whore it debouches into
tho Ohio, Is hot moro than fifty or sixty
yards ill breadth, but Very deep. It is nev
er fordable, even in the dry est season j and
being navigable for fourteen miles above its
mouth i has not boon bridged at this point.
We descended its steep nnd difficult banks,
embarked our carriage upon a flat ferry beat,
aud wero conveyed across. The view look
ing up the river was vory beautiful. 1 nil
elms and sycamores clothed tho banks, drc
ping their boUghs almost to tho water,
forming a vista of foliage through which tho
stream curved out of sight between wooded
hillsi I longed to be rowed up it. While
on tho spot, I took occasion to inquire thfl
derivation of tho slang political phrase,
"Rowed up Salt River," and succeeded in
discovering it. Formerly there wore ex
tonsive salt-works on tho river, a short dis
tance from iU mouth. The laborers cm'
ployed in them wero a sot of athletic belli'
gorcnt fellows, who soon became noted faf
and wide for their achievements in the pu'
gilistio lino. Hence it became a common
thing among the boatman on the Ohio,
when ono of their number was refractory, to
say to him, " Wo'll row you up Suit River'1
whero of course tho bully salt-men would
havo tho bundling ofhim. By natural fig'
ure of speech, the expression was applied to
political candidates, first I believe, In the
Presidential campaign of '40. Bayard
I'oole's fate was decided by a vote of the
peisons composing the expedition, and
majority being in favor of hanging him, he
was accordingly swung by the neck to a
(KT An iuiereating discovery has been
made in France with regard to engrafting
fruit trees. Instead of making uo of a graft,
a slio is taken from an apple tree, for ex
ample, and planted in a potato, so that a empty stomach," and the other paid him
couple of inches of the slip remain visible, twelve kreutzers,
It soon takes root, developes itself, and fin
ally becomes a hand.ome tree, bearing fine
fi uit. This method is due to a Lobemian
The second thought, wait Jew, I will try
you out of the New Testament and I think
I shall win my piece.
"Why did tbe Apostle Paul writothc
Religion op the Japanese. In that
country tho people approach as nearly lo
atheism as in any that h;is yet been discover
ed. The only Deity they professedly fe
cognize is the visible heaven. In every
other respect, the I'.mperw is their God,
whom they .regard with the same mysterious
awe as is known to exist among ihe Chinese,
and whom also thev worship. The mis
sionary found, however, that thonutivt) con-
iction of a supremo invisible Being, tho ob
server of human actions, at least in its cle
mcnU, iu their minus. In theory, however,
they ackiiow ledge no other existence than
that which they can tost by means of llio
scnues ! hence they profess neither lo lie
lieve in nn invisible God, nor an Invisible
human soul. A'wiiVf.
One p tub Ueechehs w Illinois.
The Free Democrat suites that Rev. Edward
Beccheris to be settled us tho pastor of a
now Congregational Society to be formed at
Galcsburg, in this Stat".
0"5"Lovo is tho fever of the soul; passion
ii the dcliiiutnof thai focr,