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ever our plea is known.
There can be no excuse for, all
Vanceburg, July 25, 7 confes
th’8. The cause of justice, truth
CONDUCTED BY J. W. CALDWELL.
and righteousness does not demand
All matter intended for thia department it.
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lor ing at Monroe, Ga.
We wish to correspond with every preacher
in Kentucky in referenee to the circulation of self glory, and heads void of educa
the H erald , and contribution» to its columns,
at Gilead, July
tion. There perverseness, ignorance
bend for terms.
and malice somewhere, and a dis 24—J. T. Hawkins.
criminating and intelligent brother
Tbirty additions at Richmond,
hood will not be slow in locating it;
Few men realize the weight of It pains us to refer tix.iJu.L4P ugly. July 24.—H. T. Wilson.
responsibilities which devolves on affairs, but we wish to express the
Pendleton county has a coopera
Especially do ignorant
sentiments of a large number of tion for home mission work.
and unlearned men fail to exercise
brethren, that these should cease
themselves properly when they are
- J. C.. Creele wants all the un-
.... promoted .to placea-Jif. honor, and ¡„,222.
bound voluinns of the Millennial
trust. This is a most jmportant
Harbinger^ Aderess him at Hen
matter, as upon it depe
their success for real good,
he K ols of C hota N agpore .—
with much energy and “ cheek »’ Pastor Gossner’s Mission in Chota
H. S. Howell, (colored) of Dallas,
push themselves forward and at Nagpore was begun in 1845. The Tex , and editor of the Star has re
times get into places for which inissonaries saw no fruit for five cently held a series of meetings in
they are neither by nature or ac years. In 1850 the first four con - Louisville.-------- ' —----- —
Men of victs were baptized, and ever since
Our State S. S. Evangelist was
coarse natures, raised in a rude the blessing of God has rested upon
way and set afloat in the world work among the Kols. The Society married July 25, to Miss Sallie Orr,
uf Cultuphia. by .11 C. Cline. They
without, education enough to write ■fnrthrrPmpagation of the ttospTt
or speak a correct sentence, apd also at work among them. We have our best wishes.
whp continue in this condition, are have now 32,000 church members,
Bro. F. G. Aileu is improving,
certainly not capable of filling living in about 1,000 different villa
AVe thank God fur.these indication*
' ptaces which require refinement, ges, in some of which there arc but
of health, and pray Him to yet
good breeding and education. A few converts, while in others nearly
«pare Bro. Allen to us a long time.
man is not to blame for being all are Christian*. These villages
raised without an education, but are divided into 120 parishes, each
Bro. J. W. Foster, of Ep., writes,
he is sinful in no small degree if he comprising from five to ten villlages " Organized at New Columbus, with
continues without education, and 'and presided over by a ruling 27 additions.” This ma*k’s the
at the same ‘time trying to fill elder, aided by catechists and teach second congregation organized by
places which requires the highest ers to instruct young and old and Bro. F. since April 1st.
and best that knowledge can afford. preach on Sundays. .The pastors
We are yet in our twenties. We
For a man to so do and spend his and teachers get half their support
time in lounging around, is crimi from the congregation, and one is feel the boyish spirit of the “ teens.”
entirely supported in this w&y. Our body is frail, but our spirit is
Such men make sad havoc of At Ranchi, our head-quarters, we youthful. While man’s works grow
their work. They have no respect have a seminary for training pas old and pass away, the immortal
for others only as it suits their own tors, a normal school for teachers soul lives on and has eternal youth.
convenience and furthers their own and catechists, and a training Bchool
Bro. Munnell proposes that we
They trample to prepare for both. Ac each of
"Minister’s Meetings” in
upon the most sacred feelings of our seven missionary stations is a
others with their slimy vandal feet. boarding-school, partly supported every district or county, for the
To them nothing is correct that i« by native Christians. The native purpose of more efficient work.
above their own coarse and rude pastors are excellent preachers, ol This would doubtless be good.
logic. For the praise of men they excellent character, and give great They could be held in connection
live, and a little earthly glory they satisfaction to the missionaries. with our county meetings.
are exalted above measure. From The converts are wonderfully simple
In his salutory, Bro. McPherson,
Buch, good Lord, evermore deliver and powerful in prayer, and have a in reference 'to what he admits to
very encouraging missionary spirit, bis department, says, " I never in
so that their lives tell powerfully on tend to admit anything like offen
their heathen neighbors. All the sive personalities, church troubles
There are one or two unpleasant Kols as heathen are great drunk or grumbling.” To this let all our
and unprofitless controversies waged ards, but when converted they editors say amen.
between some of pur papers which abandon drinking habits.— If. Lor-
Oil Bro. Sryglie’s promotion to
indicate a low state of spirituality beer.
the regular staff of the Guide, C.
• and a gross misconception of the
McPherson, of Waxahachie, becomes
high vocation of religious journal
The Gospel Advocate, Nashville,
editor of the Texas department.
Tenn., has swallowed up the Chris
We extend to Bro. McP. our best
The worst features are slanderous tian at Work, Bells, Tenn. This is wiKhCw, and hope that he may be as
personal attacks on men whose fair wise. We read several other con successful as his worthy predeces
names are household words wher- solidations.
O'ur indefatigable Bro. Neal has
been prostrated for some weeks.
But he is about again, and up to
the mark in the temperance fight.
The Standard proposes for him to go
To tbtTsiba siite, but tbíñfes it necea- "
sary to watch him, in order that he
do not organize the sea waves into
mission bands. Bro. N. is a good —
organizer and a great worker, By .
the wav, he wants the name and
very. preacLer,.in. . Ky^
Send them in at once.
The typical Canadian editor is
provoked to display his humor oyer
the celebration ™of our” " glorious
Fourth,” by any " Yankees ” who
dance to te in the Dominion on
that eventful day. The editor of
tha Callingwood, tries his band,
but makes a lamentable failure.
It is hard to find so poor an attempt
~as he make.«. For example, lie
speaks of “ our planet smash-eagle,”
etc,, etc. If our biethren in Canada
make as poor an “ out ” at celebrat
ing the "Fourth as Bro. Hands does
of being witty, they certainly failed
To-day we were working in the
hay harvest. Whilst some of the
halo of the poet is destroyed by the
vigorous use of the-fork and rake
and mower, yet the “ sweet scented
hay,” the lark, the bee, the brook,
floWter, and over reaching blue,
conspire to make a sweet picture.
We can draw several useful lessons
from the meadows. When we first
begun work in the meadows, the
scythe and wooden fork were in
use. "These hillsides are too steep
for machinery,” Baid the wise
farmer. But the mower is come,
and the rake, and he who holds to
the old way of working, is counted
silly, to «ay the least. Let us learn
wisdom from this. Let us learn
that oar way of preaching and
teaching may not be the best; let
us improve our preaching. While
we should not fail to declare the
whole truth, let us do this in the
most effective way. The scythe
and the mower both do the same
work; but the latter is the most
effective. We Bowed only grass
seed in our meadows; but to-day
we find a few briers, bushes and
weeds. What are we to do about
it ? Abandon the harvest and lose
an excellent crop of grass because
of a few weeds ? This would be
the height of folly. Or shall we
aver that our meadows are all
weeds ? No. This would be a
plain prevariation. But thia is -