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agricultural purposes. The com Sometimes he wiIf g<> off and tell that tali »lion, wbioh was wrong and
•charged, and the pay of those who and
and financial facilities are not the preacher taught a water salva which I now regret.
have a salary of mote than ill 800 per mercial
< Washington Letter,
7. Do you now, and have you ever
greatest blessings in th a new tion when’he neither langht nor be
annum will be Tednced 10 per- cent., our
a willingness to hsYe these
■ and the pinch -of hard times is begin- country, but we have religious privi-
W ashington , AugusVO, IS1?®.
tofand settled by n
! »ing to be'llelt eVen here.
To cunte from Philadelphia.’’to j Il is well ‘enough for the student the .Christian denomination here in but these are sufficient»for this lime. committee of your bielhren ? An
Washington is a change somewhat, I of his country’« institution», and of tf flourishing condition. There is Ignorance is generally the cause of s a er.— -Yes, I.ahi now, and ever have
like a transition from the city to -her “ greatrinen,” as they are called, also a Sabbath school of fifty attend the manifestation of these -signs, and been willing to leave ihrue.flpd such
- the country. 'Die spacious, smooth, to sjwnd a iew luohthsdn Washing ants with ardent workers for the when that can bo destroyed the malteis to a cbinmillee of my breth
cleanly swept avenues, and nttmer-' 'ton. ‘ Il is an excellent place to have •cause of Christ, holding up the ban devils can generally be cast out.— ren, and have always so answered all
ous parks .of the cu¡Htal, are in tbe illusions of’ hero worship dis ner of the Redeemer, endeaxpring to A. R. K endeiou , in
A/esser» pe rsons who havewritten me in re
gard thereto, and all those who have
marked cojiYrast with the narrow, pelled, operating somewhat like a save dyiti^ souls. Insleadi'aif only der-
asshiled-me through lhe public press.
cobble atoued.ill swept streets of the sea voyage upon billiousness. But, beariug-the wild bowl of-tiré Wult or
QifeStiohs were asked upon other
Centennial city. It is supposed that tor the man who wishes to Live in th« wjioop-of tlie-Indian :>S it was
objectionable features of lhe “Spec
but little interest attach«« to Wash the world, and act his part with five years fcg'o, there are songs of
W hereas , on the 10th and 11th
ington except in Winter, and during political and social identity, it is praise and expressions of j«fy ascend days of August, 1876, more than tator,’’ ami satisfactory ans.wera
. given, which in our judgment, are
the height of the fashionable season better to “ go west,” or to any other ing to the honor and glory ofGod.
tl.iity pjeacW.:* andelders of the
' but this summer is an exception. cardinal point, and come to Wash
Those’ who contemplate going to a . various Christian churches in the deemed improper to make public.
Congress is here, the President, for ington only whep he is elected to new’ country can here find homes and 1 State of Illinois, cimvcnril in the i
J. J- Moss,
lux J. CuA«E,
the first time in eight, years, is com congre*»,-or gels ii contract to pave I have the getfefil of Christian assoeir»- Church of Christ at Jacksonville;
■ N. S. H aynes ,
pelled to remain in the city to sign a street.
C. j tion which is a great blessing when and after lull, lair, and deliberate
bills, enacted,by this long winded
I we realize that Christ is( the only consideration, the following was urn
Jxo. IV. A llen
From l’L'.isaut Hill.
congress, and shake hands with the
foundation on which we can build"l auiinòusly adopted :
J our hopes, aud safely trust as the | B rethren
almost interminable stream of sum-
It was customary, "anrimg tlgy
Your committee ap
Pl.EAM.NT lltiX, Aug. 25, 1876.'
- mer tourists who “lake in’’ the
j ship on which-wo can sail ’over thr ■ pointed lo lepori upon the true, Methodists, in an. early day, when a
White.1I< use. among otlier “ s-ghls ” Uro- Stanley:
dangerous waves of lite, and safely written about six years ago by rich man joined the church, to a*k,
As the' souud of machinery is
.when they come to the National
: lend on the bright tmd pettceful- “ Spectator,” of which our bro.
Is his purse con verted too ?’’ It i*1#
Capital. Then we ate in the midst borne to our ears, from our grain J shore.
J. II. C.
told of a Baptist preacher, when
Clarke Braden avows himself to be
fields, on each passing breexe, we are
ot a politic il campaign;' ¡uni au *d
iv •* » v n; H . J .
To Preserve a Buquet,
ditional interest centres here, ns the reminded of the Great Reaper whois
while yon d.isclaim. any •authority, wealthy and rather-closefisted gentle,
head quarters of the Republican
The Air^erican Artisan s.iyS : ecclesiastical,, or, other, to act as man, ami that person look out his’
political army.’ If the political senti globe, in cutting' down the unfold
, you receive a bonnet, censors upon the Press, or to con pocket book to. prevent it from get
ments of the country were reflected ing bbil and beautiful flower, as well
sprinkle it with fresh water ; then demn others who may have erred ting wet, thaj, he said, “ Never tnind,
•io the local population here, it would aS the ripened, bearded grain.
I want to baptize your pocket book
With the ponsciousiicss flat we put it into a vessel twrta-mrng some I equally wil|i bro. Braden,jet iups-
be easy to forecast the^result of the
” Il is essential even in the
soap suds, which nourishes the roots i much ns bro. Braden bus been as
election, HAyes-aod Wheeler ban shall soon fall Uyneath his hand, we,»
present day that a man’s religion
rw as a ebngregntton, are still laboring J
ners are displayed on almost, -every
new. Take the boquet out of the account of said tract, and thereby shall be “ pocket deep.”' Men wfir«»
street. Almost every state has its to be prepared for bis coming, and
suds every -morning and lay it al-. many grievous charges have been will not pay anything for the Gospel
representative Republican campaign by comparing the present. with the
,n’1 car,‘ anything for the Gospel.
• ways in fresh water( the slock enter preferred against him, and his stand
club, with large room.full of political past, find that we are- making some
*■ . ! . 1 _• among
A_ _ us L . there
i__ t —
I 7 Texas
ing first into Bo water.. Keep it
pamphlets, and furnished with tables, progress in the narrow path which
there a minute or two, then lake it by affected ; and since lie has thrown
All things are engaged in writing
—yen s , and i n k, a nd, pith il y,- govern- leads to life eternal. Yet we have +
”ofit aii< T ftpritrtile lly fli r aets ■i l gi r tly ; bimsv l l ti p wt i jhe b r ethren assoni Med • t h eir histoi y j—The.pl ati qy, th e pub—
- luent clerks, from the respective
by hand with pure- water, lie-place at Jacksonville^ in attendance upon1 ble goes attended' by »• shadow;
states, employed, in the different shall all stand'Wefore the world a
hi all res the boqnet in the suds, and the/ thè debate between himself and B. i the rolling rocksleaves its scratches
government offices here, assemble lor
flowers will bloom as fresh as when ' F. Underwood, (not one of whom on the mountain ; tlm river its chan
tlié purpose of directing these docu pects, pf imitation. Our Sunday
first gathered.' The soap suds needs 1 was called here to consider this mat nel in the soil; the animal .its bones ,
ments to individuals, or, to* supply
to be changed every third day. By te^) and agreed to abide by yottf ■ in the stratum; the tern and leaf
the wholesale demand of branch or
.observing these rules a boqnet tpay decision and make such retractiouj their modest epitaph in the coal ; the
gauizatioiis in the different 'states.
be kept bright and beautiful for al and confessions as you" may require, fulling drop makes makes its sculpt
The Democrats make but little du- iliesupport, has been. cheerfully res
leaèCa month, and will last longer in it was your-duty, as you have done, I ure in the sand or in the stone ; not
“play, if tljere are ar.y Democratic
a very passable state; but the atten to consider the case and ’ that you ! a fool steps into th« snow-or along
clerks in libe government offices,
tion to thé fair but frail creatures, as could not have done less.
the ground btu prints, in characters
they are ,not very solicitous, just seven dollars and fifty cents for
directed above, must be strictly
And farther—We report that, the more or leas lasting, the map of its >
now, to have their politics known.
observed, or * the last rose ot sum answers-given by bro. Braden to you march ; every act of the man inscri
The" civil service has reached the and a chronological chart, upon
mer’ will not be * left blooming to the following questions were made bes itself in the memory of his fellows
sublimation of ignoring the politics
’ but will perish.”
by him in a spirit of candor, frank and in his own manners and face.--.*.
and considering solely the efficiency
ness, and meekness, entirely satis The air is full of sound«, the sky of
of its employes, only in tfieory and
* The Devil. atH'hurch.
; and that bro. Braden’s mo tokens; the ground is all memoranda'
in political platforms ; in practice, it
intentions in writing said and signatures, and every objeet
This fellow is not some fabulons
is somewhat different, I fear.JuAt xlie
not to attack our whole covered over with Iiinlr which »freak
monster with forked and bearded
reverse. I have seen but one Tilden
but to apply ft to cer to the intelligent.— Etnerton.
and Hendricks banner, and that' on
tain things among us which . he
1*. street^ in front of the Democratic
The late Dr. Chambers nsed to
congressional campaign committee for we firmly believe that no church i foitu. Neither is he a something thought should be corrected; and
óf a disorderly Sunnay schoil.
! or somebody to be found only in the
aourns. - Washington, as the capital
man kept hi» ayes wide open
sepfet Sivcivof darkness and crime.
of the great republic, is in a some-
• what anamolous condition politic meetings, aud that no church ever No, no. He.!» not always a black he sincerely regr'ets its publication. while praying; and when one of the
boys thrust a pin into another, |ie
ally. She is neither a state nor a will become disorganized as long as j looking substance either. By no QUESTIONS AND ANSWERS BEFORETHE
marched up the aisle, still praying,
means. He is generally a nice look
territory, and is without representa
that boy’s ears and Went back
1. Do you mean to ssy that we are
ing fellow, too, and often bear« the
tive government. Her rulers are the
again, praying all tbe way. After
senate and house of representaiive"K.~’
The memliera from Oregon an<j | preaching for us twice a month, has female. You may always look for to say that in theory we are not a tlmt lie was master of thè situation,
Florida have a voice in her affairs, obtained leave of absence ta go to him at dj»m shops, gambling rooms sect, but that some men among us for the boys came to the conclusion
that a man that conld watch and
while resident cilizewe—repair to the.
^or a ‘ew week8. May he be and all such places. But if you go are sectarian.
pray like thqt couldn't be put down.
•states in which they lived five or ten 1
A very practical serinonizer made
years ago to vote. But it is better :
for Washington that there is no re- l,er«» but eternity alone will untold likeness, if lie does not already so do not.
these remarks .on the soul-saving
3. Do you mean to assert that the question: “ MyHiréthren, a mancan-
presentative government bore. The I
lbo results of hi* labors. IV hen exist. Yes, you can most always
experiment has been tried with not | *e consider the worth of one human find him nt these places, and you can leading and controlling minds of the not afford to lose bis soul. He’s got
very encourageing fuccees. Much of f,ou'> tltRt it is ot more value than find him at others too,without going church are bigoted, dogmatic, and bnt. one, and can’t get another. If a
the insubstantial public improvement
tbe worbl beside, then wo realize to his own house of worship. Oh! selfish ? Answer.—No, “only some man loses his horse, he can get an
of streets and parks^jnas effected Biat he who is instrumental in turn- yes, you will often find him nt among us.”
other ; if a man loses his wife, he can
»4. Do yon not think that tbe g -t another ; it a mau loses his child,
during the iShepard regime. When nig one ~r from the error of hM/w^ys
"" church, and sometimes more fre
aborers imported by the thousand .TTSs accomplished a great work. 4 queutly than many of those good language “ narrow minded material he can get another ; but if a man
But we must close with t lie prayer people who pray-long prayers, groan istic) bigots” and like expressions are loses his soul—good-bye, John !”
from Maryland and Virginia elected
a district legislature that squandered to God that your labors, an minister within themselves, and say amen harsh and unchristian? Answer.—
C ooling S omme » B everage
millions ou'flimsv woodeu javements and editor, uiay result in. the build very loud when others pray, anif Yes. I wrote under the influence of
any fruit you like, as cherries,
and inoperative sewers. Although
strawberries' currants raspberries,
to heaven.' Now, this old fellow ex J language were. I to re write it.
rnuoli of this street paring has been tion ot immortal souls.
O.,BECKWITH AND WlFE.
5. What do you say in.explanation etc., add water and sugar to your
ists in- the plural number and'also in
done in the last five yean, the streets
lhe plural gender. But how is lie to ( of the statement that in one State taste, and strain it. It should be
paved With the Nicholson blocks are
be known at church? I will tell alone yon cun count in your personal kept in a cool place. Or dissolve
in a wretchedly worn condition, and
you just how jott may know ^iitn. ' "knowledge more than twenty preach- fruit jelly in boiling water, and let
it will be necessary ,to entirely re-
PAKAplSE V a I.LEY, Il>AIl<>,
yeu wifi see l.iin talking ers, nearly all of whom are prominent It cool.
, pave them, for they have been patch
-----August 25, 1876.
dujiug preaching nud proselytors, whose privato life is
ed until they are in a state of uniform uEtZ. Christian hlueenger:
Í.KMOXADE I’ owdeu *—Half" a
I have just perused the columns of disturbing.,,U‘e tjoigregation. _J m > iu <- stained with licentiousness and do
ruin. Washington has longescsped
u nd -Of pounded loaf sugar, one •
the' wide spread financial and in your paper which is well, calculated
dustrial depression, but she begin* to promote the cause of Christ. lebgth cn a bench, when he is afraid that the statement as to thè number ounce* of carbonate of soda, four
" to feel it now. While large mer Thinking if you had not heard from to otherwise exert his influence; and was true, and I eati give you tljeir drops of oil of lemon ; mix and di
cantile houses fell, and factories this vicinity you would give room in take a nap. Sometimes you will names; but that it was wrong to say vide ill sixteen portion«, a mí wrap in
were stricken dumb, in other cities your columns for a Mw werds per see him,with hj* pants stuffed In his : “nearly all of them were prominent bine paper. One ounce ot tartaric
from the blow of the panic, lhe taining to this new country. The boots and two big spurs stalking out i proselytors.” J believe the state acid in sixteen while paper* ; used ns "
government employe, who is the above named valley is twenty-five I and In as if to be noticed. Sometimes ment to have been imprudent and directed in soda water powdets.
typical citizen here, continued to re rmilea north of the junction of Clear he will look, tlie meeting house doors unwiso ; for innocent men may suffer
To bo trnly great, it is nr iqcessary to
ceive his monthly stipend. There is water and Soake rivers, on the base before tbe people gel liter« and take from such statement.
be trnly good and benevolei tnjK for all
6. In what spirit did you write in other distinctions the clods oftlie
nothing so stable as taxation, The line of Idaho and Washington Ter off the keys. Sometime^ be will get
fund from which he drew, but many ritories. We are in a rolling prairie np a meeting close by to keep his reference to bro. J. S# Sweeney ? will cover, and the greedy worms
of thoie clerks will now be dis- i country ; adapted to stock raising 4 brethren from hearing the truth. Answer.—Wrote in tbe spirit of Te- destroy.