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ing point is close at hand. I re
entertained no respect. When they dried away.” Then the Lord sent
when that dreadful sound
felt a want that none but God
Letter from Portland.
was carried all over this nation that
could supply they never in a re kindled against them and he smote
spectful way weht to Moses with them with a very great plAgue.
P ortland , O r ., June 11; 1883. Lincoln is jsjiot, and the people
rushed wild with grief; and during
When in their journeying« they Editor Herald :
the request that he ask God to
supply this want, but- always mur neared the promised land, by direc
A few lines, from this city may that terrible struggle with slavery
mured, complained and censured. tion of the Lord twelve men, oneo be of some little interest to your and freedom, the war of rebellion,
In this they were inexcusable, as each tribe, were seut to scauji-the. .
.. -wp -wml that, Lin ci tin,.
they knew better—knew that help land and report. These men spent down through the land. The
from God could be obtained by ask forty days searching the land anc C hristian H erald comes to our Adams run this government ovpr
This lesson they learned returning, brougnt specimens of its home each week filled with the the terrible rapids into the still
through Pharaoh in Egypt. When fruits—grapes, pomegranates and choice truth of the blessed gospel waters of freedom ; and while the
he wanted help, wanted a plague figs, say surely the land flows with and pointing out the true Scrip foam, froth ?md white pools of that
removed, he always, in a respectful milk and honey, but the people of tural way to find Christ, and some terrible plunge was yet upon the
tarurUeatdlie Lie- land -nee
■Of' tlie*choice communicaliohs from -gnrftfCS-ttncotfl“ Was shot; but «the
Lord for him, and upon Moses doing are walled and very great. Ten of the different minds, that it is really strength that bore us through the
so, the help was always granted. the twelve men gave an evil report a feast of good things. While the howling and biasing of that fearful
But Israel would not. thus humble of the land, and said it could not be churches claim to be the light of time was the strength of God and
themselves; would not ask that taken—that they saw giants there, the world., vet pride, fashiim. silk ■iLythLjju.t.. to^ay ¿to ¡a no ...
they might receive,’buFiemahded the sons of Anak The congrega- and glitter are the ruling elements slavery to resist but the slavery of
that all their wants be supplied tion having no confidence in God, of many to day. A poem on the the still house and the saloon; and
without the asking ; otherwise they nor his promises, were ready to be first page of the JI erald last week on that the parties are terribly di
would be heard from, as to what lieve any bad report, and they on that very subject was worth the vided.’ 1 tell you that the party of
lifted up their voices and wept, and whole paper. While St. Paul was the future in this nation must re
they thought of such treatment.
They commenced this course murmured—Would god that we preaching so forcibly against the cognize God, the Sabbath and the
very soon after their deliverance. rad died in the land of Eyypt, or in idolatry that surrounded him on all Bible.
To-night Miss Frances E. Willard
This want of reverence, and confi the wilderness. Wherefore hath sides, and while they had so many
dence in God could but be displeas
different forms of worship and in will have a grand reception at the
ing to him, but loving them he
scriptions of their gods, Paul de Taylor St. M. E. church. She is
tried iu relurui by chastening—
clared and piiyehed Urthemtbe
consuming by fire and plague. But us make a captain and return into true God. Now, in one word, let /lay. The Y. M. C. A. have sent
they hardened their hearts and Egypt. Caleb and Joshua, of the us come right home and note the for and called a general secretary
would neither love him for his twelve sent, gave, a good report, and different kinds of idolatry of to-day, to take ¿-barge of the whole work.
goodness, nor fear him for bis chas told them that with the Lord’s help while w’e are a country of churches,
The investigation of the serious
tisements, and in less than six
what is our influence for good. I charges against our Chief of Police
weeks after the wonders at the Red
speak to Christian men and women is still dragging its slow form along
Sea because of-Moses’ absence upon
all over the land, what are we do with no hope of any good results.
the mount whic
ley bad seen all
ing, while Sunday excursions, Sun
J. L. S mith .
Moses and Aaron had fallen upon day desecrations, the beer gardens
an fire an
dm whose top they
Meeting at Elk Creek, Cal.
heard the voice of God, they re their faces, Caleb and Joshua had and places of Sunday dancing and
quested Aaron to make them gods
open liquor saloons all day Sunday, Bro. Floyd'.
to go before them, giving him their
and men and women professing to
On the evening of May 10th we
jewels to make it of, which he
ove the blessed Lord are running began a meeting at the above
melted and moulded, then produced of the congregation.
the streets all day long through named place, which is distant from
a calf of gold, and proclaimed,
,he week selling tickets for the here about 00 miles, and is in
“ The Sinless Age.”
“ These be thy gods, O Israel, which
Sunday excursions and beer garden Colusa.county. _Jt lies west of the
In the H erald of May 18th is
brought thee up out of the land of
sports and frolic and drunkenness ? town of Willows, which is its rail
an article headed as above. An
Egypt.” The people accepted it as
i ever there was a time when road. town, about twenty-seven
attempt to be wise above wba,t is
such. Aaron built it* an altar and
Christian men and women all over miles off.
written, upon subjects revealed,
they worshipped it, and danced
the land ought to buckle on the
The meeting continued till the
but exhibits the folly of its author
O what blindness!
whole armor and stand up for eve of May 27th, with a result of
Moses’ account of creation, and of
What hardness of heart! Why
right, and work, for the night is forty-four anditions to the church.
the antediluvians, is either true or
could they not have given God as
coming, it is now. We are right in There were twenty-nine baptisms
false. If not true, let us reject it—
much glory as they gave the calf ?
;he midst of a terrible war wdth the including two that Bro. Boyles
the whole of it, and accept science,
For this, three thousand perished.
iquor curse, a power that is the baptized after I came awa^. There
the true teacher. As for my own
But Moses entreated and the Lord
very tforst curse of the time; all were about thirty-five of the num
part, I am not ready to lay aside
hearkened and forgave them and
the evils of the day are growing out ber who were heads of families,
fed them on manna—bread from
of it. One week from to-day is our and some far advanced in atre.
Moses says, “ All the days that
heaven, and gave them water from
city election, and the saloqp men Some were added by commendation,
Adam lived were nine hundred and
the Hinty rock, and led them on
are moving all the influence in the reclaimed and from other religious
thirty years; and he died.” Gen.
from Sinai toward the promised
power of money to carry their organizations. There were three
land; but appreciating no favors
Where now are the many happy points and elect a city council in the last eve of the meeting. The
. and apparently determined to find millenniums of the Sinless Age, the interest of liquor; and if ever interest was unabating to the last,
fault, they were soon weeping and after the creation of Adam, till his before in this city all the moral and yet we could not call it an excite
murmuring—“ Who will give us death, seeing he only lived nine Christian influence was called upon ment, but all were deeply interested
flesh to eat ? We remember the hundred and thirty years, all told ? to come to the front and strike a in “ The old, old story.”
Gone I irredeemably gone, together
fish we did eat in Egypt, the with the w'hole fintr spun theory blow at this terrible curse, it is
In explaining one theme of a
cucumbers, the melons, leeks, onions, built upon. “ Let God be true.”
now; it does seem that we are discourse to a young lady of
and garlics; but now our soul is
M. R. L emert .
right upon the pivot, and the turn- superior intelligence who was the