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About The Christian messenger. (Monmouth, Or.) 1870-1877 | View Entire Issue (July 8, 1871)
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We hear much said of natural genin»
foi certain purposes—the natural tend
ency of some micas in early days—and
which led to the achibvemeut of great ge
suits. We doulit the soundess of the I ,
- doctrine. We believe that “it is ednea- J I
M b . E ditor : —We commend the fol
lowing to the careful attention of the
reader» of the'M xhmuhomm , believing
it to contain valuable suggestions. We
hope that Christiansjwiil often invoke
T eachu A of Y amhill
pairoua, ai far as tiny have expressed
themselvea, are in favor of “writtep ex-
amiiiatiuns" —therefore, the
signed request» the attendance of the
'L'each»r»/>f the sCotrnty-- for*lliat pur-
the Divine-Master in behalf of, Editor»,
particularly Christian editor», for I
think-that they are among those who
specially need divine aid and assistance.
“In pubjle arid social prayers. there
tion whi<(h forms the common mind.” j
Tn our trii^e.'we have known two strik- | are frpqnent petitions for a blessing on
. the-clergy/upon missionaries, upon in-
ing cases that have forced upon us tl^is •
- utitutiona of lvaruiug, and upon ruler»!,
in behalf of every class of ]iersona ex
H. A. was a i>oy born of parents in 1
ercising a wide iufluence—with one ex
common life. As some parents are apt [
ception. We rarely hear a prayer of-
to do, they thought their hoy was a i : fered for that olasa whose thoughts
•pnvdigy. . When four years old with >
than do thTtWta
poee, at McMinviile' on .Tuesday, July
25tli, commenchig ai l o'clock p. M.
,1 pencil,*hc would make a rough imita- |
of any other—the editors.
tion of an animal. The body was a cir- i
Many more persons read the news-
cle -the head, tail and legs were short:
|va|>erK’ khan attend church. The. stu-
marks ending iu a circle. What a won-,
! dents of onr colleges and seminaries are
derful child, said the mother. The
more largely influenced, though less
boy is a genius and must be a painter, •
directly, by public opinion, than by .the
said the father. After that the. child ,
private opinions ot their professor».
was happy only, when it had a pencil in
Our rulers are to s great extent, made
hand. Its drawing» were unlike any
thing in heaven above or in the earth and unmade *>y the power of the press;
lieneath. Time hurried on, nnd his ge-, and yet how seldom are those facts re
cognized in public devotion.
- nins exhibited itself in rough drawing»
If tjiere is any man on this earth who
of shiiis,’ troe», ‘hoii«es and- the- like.
has need of a conscience, if is the edi
Ever regarding his boy aa »'wonderful
tor of' a (kopular journal; if any man
and aspiring’geniua, the father placetl'
needs diviihe guidance it is he; if any
hint witty a painter of some eminence,
from whom he took lessons,'and heaoon li uni all living ofteuer than another is
called npotrlb act justly, to show mer
began to evince decided get ins of talent.
cy; it is the man who must sift au over-
_ While ailvani'iug rapidly in his ml. —
him and hé * «teliuing ma»» of material, ‘'gather the
death turned Tiis liaïilTs npon t.l...........'. !..
good into vessel» and cast the bad
‘ passed from earth. Was it the nid|)ral '
genius-of.tbe'ctyild which raised him Ui I away." If any other man in responsi
ble position i» more atrongly tempted
r early eminence, or was it the fostering
âiid a thousand ■
uuta, - to insincerity
. » ,, g- prejudice
care, the flattering notices of
other Hit that Suite mind», are heir to,
this edileaiion long < eôHTÎBilRt,
contributed, or''even produced this I «e should not like to Lear of him.'
Pastors who are hard at work attempt
result? Our opinion is that tlie latter
ing to mould religious opinion and con
was the elhi'ient cause.
duct', laymen who long for the coming
We kpew another, 'ansi not a dissimi
of the kingdom, do not rèàd^your paper
lar instance. A boy, with the curiosity
i as if it were a luxury—it is a power. It
that belongs to many of hi» class, was-1 1 is a mighty power, and the men who de-
_ alwuys iiivestigatiug machinery.
i aide wliat voice »hall reach your ears;
would examine Die movements of a 1
who' write editorials; who mdtild and
wheelbarrow^ a collee mill, or a sausage
I color the thousand items which enter
cutter, mid hé would lie absorbed for
j.. -your households, ' either for good or
Lours ill investigating the moyemeufs of
evil, need your hearty prayer»? ..In,
a patent churn. ’ That tmy is bound to !
, tld» age the pfeaoher can no more if
be a great'machinist, says his enrap- '
tiore the editor than hecaii~jesture with
? tilled p..rents.' Arid forthwith the boy
out hands. The work done in the pul- 1
wojTid procred to investigate and under- . pit wflT be undone in a haH-liours read- |
stand till sorts ofr machinery that came in
ing unless-the Same spirit guide them '
his way. He viuplilj before be reached
into all truth..” ——------ |
! his teens repair an old clock with the
I submit the above to you, Mr. Edi- |
best nfthe cr aft
He went to »trade—
.“ tor, for yotrr consideration.
If you I
to a practical niaebinist, where he.could AliiirK iU woHbj, pl» «*»»« S*-'*’*
w p-waVrtk- *i
disjilay'the full lient of hi» mind—sharp
cation. May yon have the wisdom to
ened by ttie adulation <4 his-own Inves
work out your salvation with fear and
tigation» and experience, and he is now
1!. N. H ahdman .
one of tiie beat practical scientiffiç en
A lbany , May 28tli, 1871.
gineers of his age, IV liât started his
ruinil in this direction ?
faniied and pratsod.by his »jtlbliziiig pa
> | Ervin.- tiw ft’irthinl» Era. |
rents. Arc we.n>i»takel> ?
Casually, from our window, we saw a
From all which, we eoneludç, as we be i poor, lean and hungry dog—evidently,
gan this article, that “it is mlncation
neither he, nor his master (if he ever
that forms trio common mind,” and that
had a master) had been born with a sil
* the child rises to manhood under -ihe
ver spoon in their months—his ap|iear-
impress of hi» early educators—who de- ance plainly told wliat a- dog's life he
cifle ttye destiny by means which they had of it—and before . him seemed a
«caroeley realize — E.'<lia«<je.
dog’s death. Lying hear the plank rail-
frtg, hemeekly raised himself to get out
of the way—no doubt, like some oilier
poor unfortunates, he felt that he was
Dr. Barclay's superb anil standard always in somebody’s, way -as two well-
work ofi Jerusalem, lias just been re grown school boys crossed the'bridge
printed—a limited editon -and it is the just alongside. Those boys, seemed to
purpose of the publisher to bring out ' 1« poor, too, for one of them had no
another edition of his daughter's work, >R]1Oe8 On hi» feet, but several well worn
“Hadji in Syria.” These worlre andthonght,
dorn’s Palestine. Past and Present, and I here is a chance for a kick, or brick
hia Sunday Schoiri Book “Ldttle Pij- thrown othia-head. But not ao. At-
grim» tn the Holy Land,
library of themselves, of the Holy City
and of the Holy Land.
^ir passing a little way, the boy »topped,
looked at the dog, who had several good
him, and to our fpirpriae
Alexander Canipltell's Popular Lee- , as weH M onr delight, nnrollad a pa-
turea and Addresses, with a portrait of | p*r which contained their 1 uncty, clieer-
the author; Judge Tlygr’s Bible and ingly called the animal and gave him of
Social Reform; Prof. Leatherman’s Ele it. The dog seemed to be as much sur-
ments of Moral Science; D. M. Grand- pi isi-d as we were. How he evidenced
field'a Patriarchal Chant of the Bible, ltis delight—his deep gratitude.' And
and Elder James Chaneu’s aeries ol Re how onr own hearts went out to those
ligions, Poetical and Juvenile Books in- boys. They may not know it—that
clndiligTh'e Gospel and ita Elements, does not matter, they are Christian boys.
Baptism in Spirit a»d Fire, Christian They may know nothing about dogma,’
Moral», Koinonia, Christian Evidence, but they are Christian boys. “A righ
Cave of Machpehih, Frank Elliot, Igdra- teous man regardeth the life of his
sil, Island of Giant Fajrip% Question beast." We are sure the career of these
Rooks for Sunday Schools on Acts and boys will tell in after life. The trne
Matthew, and the Jnvenile Library of gem is in them. They jare all uncon
upwards of forty volumes, edited by scious that anyone noticed them—yet
• Elder James Glialleu, arwrall publiidied ‘•"Wow far tlieir little candle throw, his I os ms,
Ho sliiuro a good deed in a naughty world.','
by Howard Challen, of.Philadelphia.
Those in print can Iw ordered through ,
T he T svk B ahih or GHtUHT/s U nion .—
A sermou by Isaac Err,tt. A neat pam
page»/ Hout to no by Bos
worth, Chase A Hall, Publisher», Cin-
From liar Aib<any Democrat.
The Cascade railroad bridge is paesa-
ble for band rare. It will be all right
for train» next week.
Work baa been resumed and is being
pushed forward on the Custom Hon»e.
cinatia, Ohio, wtyo will send it postage
Ijota rAemine nt women are coming to
paid, on the reefpt of the retail pxjce,’ 10 ■
Oregori, if they can lie made to believe
that lectnring will pay here^
TotmtsT H Gviei—From A. L. Dun-
The lleraid mlju L om , the forger, who
" Cioft A Co., we have, “The Geysers," i is sentenced to three year in the Peni
and “Around the Bay,” (North.) We tentiary, claims that he was innooently
have not had time to exaaiinethis work,
led into a trap.
¡' -further than its general apperraneo,
The Rtt/itler ttija Harrisburg 1» one of
which is convenient, neat and well ar I
Price 75 cents. Order of A. I thedivelieet places in the State.
A neat little structure i» being built
I* Bancroft A Co., Ban Francisco, Cal. 4
. over the Soda Springs
Father Joab Powell has gons to Ocheco
Many stranger* are arriving at Albany
—I seeking homes, in Linn oounty.
Auctiw and Commission Dealers
Ona of the fashions of -this season ia
to read over all the advertisements in
the paper, and see if all the stores are'
keeping np with the seasons and styles.
II yon mias any familiar name from the
list of business'men, you can know that
they are not keeping up with tiie times,
DEALERS IN FOREIGN AND DOMESTIC ;
Iu King A OlUotto’s Block, Main Stroot.
—~ Particular attenti
attention given to commission
•*** “ttlea. Storage solicited.
and are keeping out of sight on thia
A little two year old girl was found
dead in her bed at Albany a -week ago
Ed Baum had reached Abany in twym
ty-two days from Austria.
The Dtmooraf says Prof. R. K. War
ren has I teen elected President of Albany
College for four years.
; MIST ELL A XKOUS -ADVERT I HEM FNTS.
' ' ' fci- '•
MAIN STREET, : : 7Í’ m I to W b -XIORNER.
Paints, Oils. .
Front Siroct, one Door Ssuth of Post Offioo,
ri"8HE LOCATION OF THE OOL-
LEIlk is C entbal , A ccxssislb
and B eautiful .-, r
AND PARLOR STOVES,
TINWARE; COPPER, BRASS
AND IRON WIRE,
TIN AND STOVE STORE,
AD V KBTIHMMBNTH.
Weatherford &, Co.,
w. a. noaxar».
L. H knuebson ,
Superintendent of C.>iumou School», Yamhill
- * ' ~ "
♦ — anv —
Etc., etc., constantly on hand. Also,
Pure Wines and Liquors,
The rolling prairie on which it is situated is Stove Boilers,
FOR MEDICAL PURPOSES.
bounded by timber, bordered with a serrated
respectfully invite the attention of all
fringe of towering firs, marking the course of
Coffee and Tea Pots,
who are in want of such articles as are
the Lnckimnte, four miles south : tile Wil-
kept iu well regulated drug eetabluhmente.
Onr goods are from first hands, and are offiured
*— Tea Kettles,
laniette, two miles east, and the Lacreols, six
Jor sale at LOWEST RATES.
miles north ; while thy oak hilla, with their flense
foliage, rise, one above another, in solemn MILK-PANS AND DIPPERS,
pounded of Pure Drugs.
grandeur, to the miin range, in full view, twenty
LARD AND BUTTER CANS,
WEATHERFORD A CO.,
mile« distant. The Cascade range, loo, rising
A GREAT «AMIETY.OE GEM PANS.
Front street, Portland, Commercial st., Salem,
front'the valley to the eeat, stretches »way for
fobt mol 7
eighty or one hundred miles to the snow-clad Pressed P.ttiee. for Tarts. Cooking-spoons, Egg
Beaters. Porcelain Stew Pots, for Fruit,
»iimniit« of Mount» Hood, Jefferson, and the
Broiling Fixtures of Improved Pattern,
" Tlirro Sisters”- all in fair view from tiie Col
Robing Pins, Ac., Ac., Ac.
Which I offer for said at price« that will justify
Firchasers to patronize me,rather than Salem or
ilie lofty Tange immediately west, breaks the
■ ■rtlaud Shope.
sea-breexe, and giro«, in thia locality, only a
(JT* Special attention will be given to
gentle wind from the north or south. With a
genial and bracing climate, a fertile »ail, a papu
lation distinguished for industry and moral
worth -and removed from the-diversions and - Dallas, Feb. 1, 1871. -
temptations of a city—tiie surroundings are all
n-o«t favorable for health, virtue, and profleiency
in every department Of study. ■■
1 UAiui, : i. ; ; 1
Real Estate Brokers
Door & Sash,Factory.
The College -U under the dare of a Ityganl of
Trustees, who will spare no puns to make ii
EQUAL TO THE'DIMANDS OF THE AGE Main Street,
HATS. CAPS, BÖOT8 AND SHOES.
The Members of th- Faculty are competent, en
ergetic, and devoted to the Cause of Education.
KF* Farmers will find it to tlieir advantage
The announcement for the Session of 1870—71 •
.to call and examine onr stock. All kinds of
is as follow»:—
Produce taken, and a Fair Priée l»úd.
DRESS GOODS, TRIMMINGS,
A N OFFICE WHERE GENERAL INFOR-'
rnauoii cdacorunig the resources of Oregoiv
can lie obtainfji rsu or chaxox .
Loan, negotiable on Unit mortgage, real estate
and collateral security. —
Have for sale a large amount of property, lo
cated in the towns of Albany, Brownsville and —
Also. 60,000 acres ol farming lands of every
description) in Linn, Benton and l’otk counties.
Person- droning to aell tlieir property iaou»
no expense in placing It in our hands lor sale,
nuless a sale is made. Call at our office, in Par
rub' brick, where we have a team in nedl'iees
to convcv parties to view our lands.
' J. C. MENDENHALL, Agent.
J. M. Campbell.
For the Session of
A Blind and Curtain Combined.
MATTHEWS A RITCHEY,
Sol« Manufacturers of
(. handler’« F*atent A\ indow C’urtaiu.
H aving purchas ’ d
Reading Serie«, Practical Arith
metic .................... .7^
CDEKOTMEIt, IK’HOOn TEACHERS, 8MAKT
TOUNO MEN AND L4DIES WANTED TO
CANVASS FOB THE NEW BOOK
P. H. D. MURPHY, 1 “Our leather'» 1-louse”
The Unwritten Word.
Uy D aniil M ahch , author of the pipular "Night
Scenes ” This master in thought «nd language
shows us untold ricbtaand beautiel in the Great
House, with iis blooming Howers, singing
' birds, waving palms, rolling eliaids, beautiful
bow, sacred mountains, delightful riven, mightv
oceans, thundering voices, blazing liesvi ns and
vast universe with countless beings in millions
of worlds, and reads to ns each the unwritten
word. Rose tinted, mper ornate engravings
ami suiorb binding. Send for circular, in which
MONMOUTH -.................................. OREGON is a full description and universal commenda
tion bv the press, minulers and college proiess-
lbOQTS, CHEAPER AND BETTER THAN ors, in the strongest possible language.
I* aVar. Makes a SfECIALTY of Shoes.
Hoot and £?hoe Maker
Preparatory Department — Algebra,
Geology, Botany, Zoology; Aatrpu-
•' only, English Composition, Catin
aixl Greek brain nous anil Read
er. ........................................ . n....
- - ,
Agent« nl»o Wanted for the
Collegiate De|iortment—Full College
Course ... . .....................
“Pacific Law Encyclopedia,”
Tuition strictly in advance, aa follows;
For ten weeks, or half term, n*<t be paid on
entering tile School, and like pavmenU to bo
made at the commencement of each half term
to the eloee of the De»*ion.
P"’»*« families at from
»2.50 to *3.50 per week.
ll the above and many other
-A.. Gt. WATJ.TTVO,
W hitten E xi ' kxtoei rem Usa Urox tme
P acific C oast .
Soo PAGES! FULL LAW BINDING! TREATS
UPON NEARLY 800 DIFFERENT SUB
To consult a lawyer upon any one of which
would cost more than the pnoe of the Book.
Tuitiorf per Term:
A thing« can be found „at
SUIT CUSTOMERS. -
• TH« BEST LA H’ BOOK OUT It
BUIE FIFTH SESSION OF CHRISTIAN- EVERY SIZE WINDOW-GLASS FOR SALE
JL College will open oh thé tiret Nònday (5th
dayX bi September, 1870, mm ! close on Wednes
day before the third Sunday in June, 1871.
—DEA LEK I3(—
Books & Stationery,
------- AMD------ -—
JMLa.do to Order ! I
Doors nnd Hash Al
ways on 1 Land,
WITH OR WITHOUT LIGHTS,
for Oregon to mimufacTure and sell
thene justly relebrati d Window Curtain«, we The Session will eoDsMoi two terms of twenty
ijuuld invite Hie lhiblir i«> mspect our stock be weeks each, with .an intermediate examination
fore pttfthasing elsewliere.
Front Street, lietweeu Salmon and Main, Riv- and renewing of the c I bsmn at the end of the
Matthew* A Ritchey.
Jfetv Kdilinns of Book« by on: Br<-th in.
Corner Front an«l Alder Street«,
aving secured the services of
Who hae the best «elected stock of good« in
hi« line to be found in Halem, and will «ell both
at Wholesale and Retail at price« that will defv
Instructions on Piano Foite,
Printing establiKhment, to manufacture every
variety of BLANK BOOKS, and BIND MUSIC,
MAGAZINES, e*c., in a superior style, at the
shortest notice, at the •
LOWEST LIVING, RATES.
ORO C KRIKS,
H A R » W A R E,
Aid all Kindi of
Wallings, trowelling* & MlllanTs
AT NURSERY = RATES*
FANCY work ,
Snd immrduiMy for Oirculort and IVrms to
A. L. B AVCROrT A Ce^
S as F baxciboo , C al .
H. D. BOON,
Garden Shrubbery & Grape Vines Wax-Work, & Leather-Work,
And is ready to 811 ordere a* short notice.
The alxive are the most rapid-rolling am! pop
DEA LEK IN
By J. F. COWDERY,
Of the San Francisco Bar.
Christian Hymnal !
BY A COMPETENT TEACHER.
workman, u now prepared, ular book ever upon thia Coast
H in a connection
with his extensive Book and Job
meeting with ancceea everywhere.
M. P. OWEN,
( ’* MMJKBI IAL S t BKNT,
S a LNM,
Bookseller and Stationer,
------ BAS OK HASH THX
ANEW AND CHOICE COLLECTION OF
Church Music, for the Church of Christ.
Elegant cloth-binding, verailflon edges,
title, gilt letter
A large stock of Christian Hymn Boeks on
By a lady who thoroughly under
stands thia department of a genteel otncallmi.
Monmouth, October78th, 1870.
Books and Tracts
Door § Sash Factory.
f-r* »raw. <■.«.
I?VERY STYLE OF DOORS MADE TO OR-
VJ <kr, bn idiort notice.
SASH, with or without lights, to suit custom
. w w A terhouse ,
Mai* rfrort. esse Maar saavn «< Foe* Offie.
OF THE CHRISTIAN ORDER.
OULD INFORITHTR F
the public that ba
»till. the OM
hammer in hand, be____
puffing, and fir.
roaring, ready io do all
kind« of work < « ) In his lina — especially
making, mend Vr Wig.
Tensas, poelUwelr Cash wr Prwali
J. M. SMITH,
HARRISBURG, : : ; : : : OREGON,
QVOIJCITH ORDERS FROM THOSE DE8IR-
c? lag Books and Traeta of the Christian order.
Books of any kind that can be obtained will be
furnished st living rates, on abort.notice.
" J, M. SMITH.
Jan. 28 l«tf