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CONDUCTED BY J. W. CALDWELL.
All matter intended for thia department
should be sent to J. W. Caldwell, West Union,
Owen Co., Kentucky.
We wish to correspond with every preacher
the H erald , an<l contributions to its colnmns.
Send for ternis.
They Steer for the Water.
J. W. Hardy recently held a-
meeting at Slaughterville, with 4
Whisky license in Illinois are
additions. Also Bro. H. has re
§500, and beer $250.
cently taken unto himself a wife.
M. W. Reid goes from Little
There is a movement to establish
Rock. Ark., to Louisville. Kv.
Notes and Comments.
Chloride of lime will remove colored people. We w-ill-have more
to say of the enterprise hereafter.
ants, if dusted where they run.
Dr. E. M. Berry will preach one-
“ Just look at that fellow !” said
an old ship watchman, addressing a half of his time at Russellville.
reporter and pointing to a drunken
man reeling^aTongthe "clocks on - ’dTre receipts of the Western Tract
“There he goes, Society for last year, $20,415.21.
close hauled, with a long leg and a
The Scot law, Ohio, has closed
short leg, working away as near as over a hundred saloons in Dayton.
he can get to the water. But that
is the way they all go.- The water
M. D. Tood’s reports of the work
seems to have a mysterious attrac at Li ver ¡tool are quite encouraging.
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tion for drunken men. The police
J. W. Foster’s meeting closed
along here will tell you the same
thing. I have remarked it for here the 30th ult., with 3 additions.
several years. Watch a drunken
The new postal law will go into
man coming out of those grogeries effect at the option of the P. M.
on the other side of the street. He
will stagger along the sidewalk for
a short distance; then he will come
H. W. Elliott, of New Liberty,
about and reach ovw hw-e - A po-
liceman may possibly run hitn over >in June. -
to the other side and start him
Bro. G. E. Flower, of Paducah, is
again. Keep your eye on him, and
after awhile you will see him come reported as being “ in very J>oor
back. A drunken man is never so health.
happy as when he is in some dan , Lost—two large distilleries, on
gerous place near the water. There
the Kentucky river by the recent
is a popular notion that most of the flood.
dead men found floating in the
North and East rivers, especially
Chicago has recently had a par
in the summer time, are the victims tial cyclone. Nothing strange for
of foul play. This is a great mistake; a windy city.
they are all, or nearly all, the vic
Ritchies Monthly, Freeport, N.
tims of foul whisky. People in
great trouble or anxiety also appear
to be attracted by the water. Just wish it success.
like the drunkards they mope
J. Q. A. Ward has the contract
'along the docks apparently without
for the Garfield monument at
knowing where they are going or
Washington. Price, §50,000.
what they are about, and very often
they are accidentally drowned when
My brother or sister, what are
their friends think that they have you doing for Christ ? If nothing,
why ? If something, can’t you do
“ Drunkards are the enemies of more ?
water, and certainly water is no
Thirty-seven additions at Fulton,
friend of drunkards. A great many
drunken sailors tumble overboard Ky.—J. C. Creel. A young preach
from their vessels. Some drunken er is wanted there. Address Ed.
men, when they fall into the water, Sparks, Fulton, Ky.
become quite sober immediately,
Protestants give 7j million dol
and strike out boldly for. their
lars for missions, yeaily. Drinkers
lives if they are swimmers; but
give 8 million for intoxicants in 3
most of them drown very quickly.
days. Comment is unnecessary.
If the ghosts of East river could be
materialized, the material would be
The South Ky. Missionary So
useful to the temperance cause.”— ciety has two general evangelists
Ne w York Sun.
in the field. J. W. Gant and W.
A. Gibson ; and two county evan
Henderson, Owenton, Warsaw, gelists, H. C. Ford for Muhlenburg
Graty, Glencoe, and many others and McLean, and W. M. Weather-
J ford for Crittenden. .
are rid of the whisky traffic.
The keepers of the Eddystone,
light-house recently suffered se
verely for want of food. The sea
being so rough that none could be
conveyed to them.
II. S. Earl reports the church at
Southampton, (Eng.) doing well j
and that W. Durban, B. A., a Bap
tist ’Yh’inteter of Chester, has de
clared himself in full sympathy
with us, and has moved to London
to assist Bro. Moore in his great
The May number of the Meaford
(Canada) Worker comes with good
news of the cause in the Dominion,
considerably over receiving a postal
card with V. D. M. following his
name, and thinks it may ’inean,
“ very bad man.”
The G. T. Record, Springvale,
Maine, the organ of the Good Tem
plars of that State, puts in its ap
pearance. It is outspoken against
the liquor traffic, and is stoutly op
posed to high license. It is a
weekly, at 50c. a y^r. We will
receive subscriptions for it.
There is a congregation of disci
ples in South Kentucky, one of
whose elders bought a ticket into a
Catholic Church fair for one dollar
and drew a gold watch worth §125.
—J. C. Creel, in C. E. What ? are
even our elders becoming unsound
and progressive ? Now let us hear
from our pastors.
municate with Bro. Wharton can
address him at Hurda, Central
Province, India. All moneys for
the Mission should be sent to A.
McLean, Box 570, Cincinnati, O.
A h »-wEDt^ATfON';
an address by A. D. Mayo, 24 p
paper. This is quite a clear repre
sentation of the objects of the Amer
ican Social Science Association.
The subject is one of vital impor
tance and deserves the earnest con
sideration of every one. As general
as is our school system, there is yet
much illiteracy in the country, and
we should use every available
means of removing it.
A few weeks before the last Presi
dential election a preacher was hold
ing ameeting where democratic prin
ciples prevailed. It became noised
abroad that the preacher was repub-
1 i can? and the breth ren qu i t attend -
ing the meeting and it broke up.
This was “a shameful proceeding.
When men exalt mere political
lipaiian above the exalted work of
the Redeemer, and suffer the one to
interfere with the other, they are
The General Treasurer of the C.
W. B. M., reports for the quarter
ending April 10, 1883. Lexington,
$116.75; Louisville, $83.00; Mid
way, $17.00; Hopkinsville, $16.90;
Mt. Sterling, $85.00; Harrisburg,
$5.09. Total, $328.6o.
total, $468.50; Missouri, $444 05;
Ohio, $325.24; New York, $118.59;
Indiana, $265.43; Iowa, $111.05;
Maryland, $100.05; Pennsylvania,
$90.45; West Virginia, $49.70;
$30.00; Virginia, $22.00; Diet.
$19.40; Kansas, $17.75; Massachu
setts, $15,00; Wisconsin, $10,00;
Nebraska, $o,07 ; Colorado, $5.00;
Texas, $1.50; New Jersey, $1.00;
$2,513.31. We are glad to see
such a general interest in missiona
ry work, and gladder yet, that the
interest is growing. We work and
pray for the day when every disci
ple will give for foreign missions as
the Lord Prospers them,.
B udded T rees . — Peach and
other trees budded last summer,
must be cut back as soon as the
buds swell. Some leave four or
five inches of stock above the
inserted bud, to cut away in Au
gust, but peach-growers usually
make the cut just above the bud at
once. If the inserted bud is alive,
Wheather it be a blessing to be
rub off all others that appear on the
good-looking, begins to be doubt
ed in some quarters. “ What a fine
Bro. G. L. Wharton, one of our looking man that is.” said one gen
missionaries to India writes en tleman to another, noticing a face
couragingly of the the prospects of and forme such as would attract at
the mission. This work deserves tention anywhere. “ Yes,” was the
^ie support of every disciple of reply, “he looks like an encylopredia,
Christ, Those who wish to com but he talks like a primer.’’