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with quicker steps than are usual- surrounded by trees, but not so
It certainly is cCbswering a better
even for college ,girls. The car thickly that we could not get a full
purpose at present. We object.
D owney C ity , C al ,
riages came just then and we drove side view of that little shabby
W. P. B rucé »
June 22, 1883.
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at once to Sleepy Hollow Cemetery, building which every summer hears
Report from Bro. Espy.
not a grand burial place like Mt. the greetings of philosophers and Bro. Floyd:
AuBfirn, but charming in its natu the tones of conversations tliaLeeho
C enterville , W. T.,
ral beauty. Thoreau lies among round the world as surely as the remarkably clear and Scriptural
Jnne 25, 1883.
his kindred, his grave as most of shot the farmers fired more than a discourses. A few took member
theirs marked by a brown stone hundred years ago. You would be ship. No baptisms. So far as I Bro. Floyd:
I returned home from our annual
slab. Hawthorne’s lot as you have dismayed at the appearance of the can tell, Bro. Elmore lacks only
heard is surrounded by an arbor “ Wayside,” another of Hawthorne’s some one to exhort. I have never meeting on the 23rd. Commenced
vitae hedge, nfit very luxuriant in homes, a little beyond the. Alcott’s. heard a clearer or plainer presenta a meeting on the 25th and con-
its growth. A small leaved myrtle I t is not hard to believe the tales of tion of Scriptural- truth without tmued»over thefourthFSrd’s
There were six additions during
is matted close and flat upon his the Ohl Manse where he passed his leaning towards any humanism.
I feel much encouraged by your the meeting; two by letter, two re
grave, the head and foot market early married life but prosaic peo
simply with low white stones bear ple must fail to see the resemblance position on the modern “ pastor ” claimed, one from the Baptists and
ing only “ Hawthorne ” upon them. between Mr. Field’s description of and “ pastorate ” system; evange one from the Episcopal church.
A child’s grave is at his right side the “ Wayside ” and the reality. lists seeking to be hired as pastors, The last by confession and baptism.
We have a few good and noble
•' with pansies freshly planted grow- Perhaps, it looked different then, etc. “The hireling fieeth because
- ing upon it. A tiny space at his but it must always have' been very he is a hireling and careth not for brethren in Centerville. They ask....
feet has lately received a baby near the road and it is very shabby the flock,”—but for the place. an interest in the prayers of good
form and it was also covered with and common looking, not having Hence where the fleece is not, “ the brethren everywhere.
Yours in hope,
pansies. We were told they were that appearance of gentility that pastor ” (pasturer) is not want to
1 both grandchildren of Hawthorne. most old houses in New England
Emerson’s resting place was bare of have. It has been purchased by meant by “ endure hardness as
all save the wilted flowers of Deco D. Lathrop of Boston and may soon good soldiers of Jesus Christ.”
ration Day; the grass is not even look different. At Lexington we Does it mean fine dinners and high
D amascus O il ,
greCn over his head.
Tassing saw Pitcairn’s jeweled pistols, after- sala r ies ?--------- -—
June 19, 1883.
Our annual camp-meeting is ap Bro. Floyd :
again through the dreamy old ward carried by Putnam, and the
town we came to the library wherfi whole party were admitted to the proaching, and the committee to
Our meeting of ten days dura
an alcove is dedicated wholly to Jonas Clark house and shown the
tion commenced June the 8th.
the monuments of Concord lives closet where sermons were written
Tuesday evening we were reinforced
left in books. Little wonder is it
by Bro. P. R. Burnett, and on the
that Concorn is proud of its inher taining than the sermons was the be driven to another extreme be following Saturday Bro. K. Bailes
itance, for those shelves contain the revival of the story of Dorothy Q, cause some would make us a came and remained with us until
a sect — with the 18th, when the meeting closed
volumes of Hawthorne, Emerson, who was there the night Revere /denomination
the Alcott’s, Margaret Fuller and a sounded the alarm and Hancock reverend pastors as heads and with the following results: twelve
host of others almost as famous. and Adams had to leave their beds rulers.
confessions and baptisms and three
We took down the Died, edited by
reclaimed. The brethren have
Emerson ami Margaret Fuller and
been encouraged and built up in
turned the pages tenderly but declared she would go back to judge aright all are interested in their most holy faith. They have
could not tarry. A large oil por Boston next day, and her husband them. How glad I would be to renewed their vows to God. May
trait of Emerson hangs in the read that \yas to be, said she shouldn’t. have him well located in our we all be faithful until death.
ing room and we asked for the It ended in her not seeing Boston healthful valley. But we must
G. P. R ich .
manuscripts of some of the books, for three years. The old Harring
but the attendant had never heard ton house still stands, whose owner
I have not been able to hold pro
Our Oregon Trip.
of them though they are stored was shot down that eventful morn
someplace in that library. From ing before his own door and dragged
S pangle , W. T.,
there we took the broad road along in by his wife to die. The Cen Several places are waiting. I am
June 23, 1883.
which the redcoats retreated to tennial typical New England house improving, and hope to do some Dear Brother :
Lexington passing first on the right is now a summer hotel at Lexington service yet,—and I intend to write
I left my home at Spangle, W.T.,
of the square white house so long and we found it a pleasant rest more when I can.
on the 15th day of May, 1883, and
the home of Emerson and which ing place before starting on the
started to Harrisburg, Or., passing
C. K endrick .
the family still occupy. It was return ride to Wellesley..
through Portland and from thence
We reached Stone Hall just be
growing late in the afternoon and
to Monmouth, where we stopped
the shadows were lengthening from fore the 9:30 p. M. bell, supped on
over night and formed the ac
the pines he loved, across the crackers and milk and went to bed
W aitsduro , W, T.,
quaintance of a number of our
grassy door-yard; clothes were tired and happy.
June 25, 1883.
brethren, among whom were Bros.
M ary S tump .
drying at one side and it looked
I Burnett, Stanley and Floyd. We
what it really is a picturesque,
Oui annual meeting closed yes regret not getting to see Bro. Mc-
Some people have really picked
homely, country place, though
terday evening. Had a good meet Waller, as he was not at home at
idealized by the great soul that themselves threadbare with self-ex ing. Bros. Wolverton and Moss the time. We consider Monmouth
loved it and called it home. A few amination. Friend, try a new expe were with us during the meeting. as being well supplied with'preach-
steps farther on to the left of the riment; whenever tempted to look They started for their homes this ers, that is, above an average in
road stands the brown farmhouse at self for comfort and strength, look morning.
this country. Bro. Floyd surely is
so widely known as the home of
just the man for the place he occu
the Alcott’s. It is nestled against see if his beauty is not more to be with myself think that your hide pies, and I fe$l sure that he will
desired than all your subtle selfish
a hill that seems to rise directly ness.—“ Looking unto Jesus ” we was made for a better purpose than make the paper a success if we
back of the house, and is thickly ] grow like him.
to be tanned for a female editor. Christians will only do our part,