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CONDUCTED BY J. W. CALDWELL.
Bhonld be sent to J. W. Caldwell, West Union,
Owen Co., Kentucky.
We wish to correspond with every preacher
in Kentucky in reference to the circulation of
the H erald , and contributions to its columns.
Send for terms.
Notes and Comments.
Two additions at Pembroke, Ky.
-J. W; Hardy,
There were two additions re
cently at DeMosSville.
J. B. Jones succeeds Bro. Oldham
as financial agent of the Bible
-gospel, by despising present and
As the rivulet flows ceaseingly
seemingly insignificant duties. toward the sea, so should our lives
Rightly considered, no duty is in toward God.
significant. The smallest act in the
, we cannot enumerate. The Master Student, will preach for the church
said that if one gave but a cup of at Milford.
cold water, he should in no wise
The prohibition party of Ohio
lose his reward. It is the constant
speak of nominating ex-President
neglect of these acts of Ibve that
Hayes for governor.
lead many to spiritual coldness.
No business can succeed withqpt
Boston would do well Co turn her
close attention be given to details. attention from “ culchau ” to the
The skilfull engineer neglects no horrible abuses of Tukesberry
line or curve or angle in drawing Almshouse.-------------------------------
7bT 8Urveymf. - It is by closelittem
There Ts a proposition to, con
tion to the minor; parts of the
struct another canal across the
workr that success is insured. 4
The physical world is full of Ithmus of Suez, which is favored
striking and familiar illustrations by the London ship owners.
of this fundamental and vital prin
In New York City $60,000,000
The great oak grows by
are spent in intoxicants annually,
constant and minute additions.
while the State pays $11,183,000 to
The hills and mountains are noth-
sustain her public schools.
particles. But why multi
ply examples ? Until we give good
W. F. Cowden, minister of Main"
heed to the “ smaller work ” we St. church, Lexington, is on a visit
cannot succeed as we ought.
to his parents at New Castle, Penn.
To-day we can give ten cents to Bros. Loos and Graham fill his
mission work. But if we neglect it, pulpit.
to-morrow we may not be able, or
J. M. Holms, of Owensboro, is a
worse still, willing to give a farth
ing. So, we may fail .to give dol candidate for representative for
lars, and thus make the good cause Davies Co., on the prohibition
go begging. One neglect opens a law and order ticket. We wish
gap for a thousand. To-day we him success.
may give a cup of cold water, or a
J. T. Hawkins, now minister o£tha
meal to a weary brother, or visit
Commerce Street church, Dallas,
the bedside of the sick, or clothe the
Texas, has returned to LaGrande.
But if we put it off,
We gladly welcome him back, as he
to-morrow brings its own duty and
is a true yoke fellow.
we never will have time and oppor
tunity to do to-day’s neglected
Madison county has a coopera
tion of churches to send the gospel
Let us be up and doing for God to the destitute in her borders.
and for man. Let us not sleep as There is a membership of about
do others, but let us watch and be 2000.
sober. Let us work while it is day,
The State Charity’s Aid Associa
for the night cometh when no man
can work. Let us not despise tFie tion is one that should have the
assistance of every one. For plan
day of small things.
of work, objects, &c., address the
Association at 6th East 14th St.,
There is a company organized to N.Y.
cut a canal across Florida, at a cost
of $30,000,000. It will shorten the
The Worker is doing a good
distance to other ports from New work, and deserves the united sup
Orleara about 600 miles. $26,000,- port of all lovers of God and hu-
000 is already subscribed.
ma'ntty. Bro, Neal is sacrificing
his time and comfort and deserves
H. W. Elliott, of New Liberty,
was married May 30th to Miss
Mollie Turner, daughter of Prof. B.
There was paid into the treasury
E^.rT.a,PJLUjMBiedjg... professor, of...
of EngTanT on“ glcoKoliff^rinks in mathematics in Eminence College,
1874 $155,000,000. In 1881 $145,- and now Principal of Sulpher
000,000. This is an average for High School. Pres. W. S. Giltner
every man woman and child (1874) officiated. They go to Tennessee,
$29 ; (1.881) $26.
the birthplace of the groom. They
have our best wishes.
H ealth B ook for the P eople .
—This is a neat pamphlet of 60
pages, by Drs. S. & D. Davidson,
1707 Olive street, St. Louis, Mo.
It is filled with valuable sugges-
price is given.
J. H. Beazley recently paid us a
visit, and preached one sermon.
Since wre last met he has preached
both in Florida and Southern
Kentucky. He is now eradiating
from New Castle, and as of old “ on
There are few brave enough ta
act upto their own' convictions,
especially if such actions will cause
pecuniary loss. ThostLwho do not,
can never prosper morally.
true moral’ (spiritual) hero is the
noblest work of God.
If one trulv
loves God • there need
be, no fears as to his devotion This
is the great want of the church.
Let us labor with tongue and pen,
not to air our opinions, vaunt our
soundness, hunt heretics, or accuse
our brethren, but encourage the
cultivation of spirituality.
Bro. Higbee wants agents to aid
him in his tract foork. Let some I
active brother or sister in every
congregation assist this important
work. We surely do not appre
ciate Bro. H.’s efforts to assist us in
preaching the gospel cheaply and
effectively. Address J. W. Higbee,
The fear has been expressed that
the spirit of liberality, now so
prevalent, would soon prevent a
man who preached “ sound doc-
tTine” from getting a chnreh, a s-------- -
though the getting a church to
preach for .was a preacher’s end and
aim. It is to be feared that there
is too much “gospel peddling” in
the land. When preachers have
no higher idea of success than to
get churches that will • support
them, they have not the slightest
conception of their mission.
Sumo one recently - made
assertion that when you heard a
minister say, “ Preach love,” you
may be sure that he is unsound,
and unsafe. This is a very reckless
and harmful statement, contrary to
the teachings of Christ and the
apostles. Love is the great motive
power in the church. The Scrip
ture says, “ God is love,” and he
who objects to preaching love ob
jects to preaching God. Is it not
alarming whem the " most straight-
est ” sect of our religion oppose the
preaching of God (love)? O shades
of Pharisee and Saddusee I
One of -our papers objects to
preaching love. How any sane
man with the slightest conception
of religion can make such an objec
tion is beyond our power of concep
tion. The bare idea of condemning
the very practice we most need, is.
startling. The entire redemptive
system is conceived and carried out
in love. “ God is love.” When one
B. B. Tyler and A. I. Hobbs are preaches love, he preaches God.
regular contributors to the Southern But our objector wants one to
Herald, Louisville. The Herald preach his own opinions and make
them tests of fellowship.
is a staunch family paper, “ devoted
to Temperance, Prohibition, Educa
“ The institutions ” (Missionary
tion and Literature.” It is the Societies) “ are builded up to give
Good Templar’s organ in Ky. $2.00 the managers of them power.”—
a year. Address, Southern Herald, Gospel Advocate. It seems to us
that statements of this class have
been repeated often enough without
The editor of tlife Zion'8 Day Star
has issued a 4-page tract, “ The
Sodomites shall Return to This
Earth and be blessed with a knowl
edge of the truth.” Like many of
the editorials of the Day Star, this
tract presents a peculiar problem.
If you want a curiosity, send for
the tract. Address- A. D. Jones.
1159 Broway, N. Y.
proof. We have no evidence that
any man among us, of any promi
nence loves 'power,' There is no
necessity for this continual cutting
one another. It-is Tight to discuss
all these questions in a brotherly
spirit; but when the motives of
the best men among us are com
stantly impugned’it is a great evil.
Let us study humiliation and
brotherly love, subjectively.