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APRIL 26, 1877
The Cause of Hard Times. _•
lira D. T Stanley :
The constitution of New Hamp-" *
Please give us some light on Heb.
shire allows.only Protestants in the
S»yelhe'Sunday Welcome on this
A meeting was in progress in the vii, 27: For. this he did onep when
D. T. STANLEY, E ditor .
Qubernatiohal chairand io the Legis
he offered up himself ? Tell us where subject:
T F. CAMPBELL, A ss ' t E ditor . city of Chillicothe, Mo. On the last and when he made that offerin'.
The frequent complaint of hard
night, of the meeting (Sunffav
Your brothel in Christ,-
times is bi-gaUiing to tell on the hab
THURSDAY, APRIL 20,1877.
night), a young lady came forward
Persons, sending communications
W m . M c C all .
its of men of ordinary mean«, who
and confessed her Savior. On being
Trent, Jan. 25, 1877.
heretofore have spent freely of their for publication, diacussing .religions
asked when she wished, to be im
income in following pursuits ot pleas questions and matters of interest to
1. To fearlessly advocate the teachings of the mersed, she said, “ immediately.” • Since writing the above query our ure and luxuries. . Now they are the church, will ^please notice 4hat
Bible, in the spirit of kindness.
ecunumizÍMg m their habit, thus with their communications must reach us
a. To earnestly plead for the union of all I But the night was dark and eold beloved bi other McCall has been ta
and it was four miles to the river. ken to his reward. So far as he is drawing the -nimble' penny from by Monday in order to. appear that J
Christiana on tlie Bible alone.'
3. To point out evils in the church «nd sug • So tlie pre.acher asked her to put off concerned we need not make retnarks .general circulation and increasing week.. ..Correspondence relating to
gest a remedy.
on this passage of Scripture, for lie tbegeneral complaint of“'hard limes ’ the passing events of uhe various*
4. To keep our readers posted oty/tqe move j her'baptism till the full«wing Wed
amongst retail merchants. But there parts of the country, no top of travel,
ments of the brotherhood in this state anil nesday. She reluctantly consented. will not longer bq in doubt on the
are many things which conduce té descriptions of. countries, gcein'ry, • ,
On Wednesday morning, she and
5. To entertain and instruct the young, « t
being oii.i stringency in our finan Ac., must be in' by Thursday, iii
TJ j give a brief sntnhiary of statu new« and
affairs. .As a general thing, order to appear the tollowisg week.
I die house of Bro. W,, who was to do Gee, for sin. made once for all. The
the latiet telegraphic despa-chce.
are loo anxioms te sell-
7. To make this the loading religious paper tiie baptizing. . The. day was un- query was sent to a brother here
on the 1‘acidcyoaM, either at tlie same, or any. (
in order to keep up ap
(.'liiciuro Natiimiil Refurm Cimveutiou.
¡commonly cidd'and stormy, even who mislaid it for a time, butts still
■' other pric <
they will sell loo
for Missouri. Bro. W. thought that, of interest to other« who remain on
This Convention met in Farwell
TO OCR CONTlltBCTORS.
under the circumstances, they tier the “Time Shore " of the dark river. much ou credit. Instead of te .oh
Tuesday apd Wednesday, April
tainlÿ would be justified in post’pon-
1. Article» intended for pablication sliouU
14, witli over a huudred del
they have taught-them'extravagance
be -«rfimi »UUiuk. lciuldy.jiad. oji on« sills of > ing the baptism till the following above occur«, the apostle is showing
Jilinois, 'Indiaua, Wis
rSiniday. Tie young lady was un that the HlgTi Priest uridçr'Thy taw
2. The Editor claims auit.will exercise tlie willing- thatThe~*n»alter should be was the-type ol Christ. The daily
right to reject auch manuscript, as from any
deft rr»-d, but by some persuasion sacrifice*spoken of in the same verse,
cauie aill not, in his Judgment, snbserv» the.
. <ff Wis
turned to lifer Jidme was offered by the priests, at whose
■ lust interest of the wdier and its leaders.
consin, Secreting. Addresses were
3. Wo do no» bokl*euraebe» renpoiuible tor "with her sisteri A day or tw o alter- liead wbs the H i g h P r iest. Th e s e
the. Aentiiu.iit« of con tributerà, or. the truthful-
wa.rd she was/taken sick, and o» sacrifices differ« d in four particulars by himself and customer. The far. delivered by D-. McAllister, Dr. luh-
wo. of advertisement«, without our pernottai
not able to get to from the sacrifice offered by Christ'. uieis cry hard times without any ex waids,-Dr. W. W. Everts, Prof. C..
cuse al all ; they complain of hard A. Blanch'hrd, Pres. Wallace, Pres.
^4. Contri tions ön al] matters o il ter »Ht meeting. From that Bick bed she 1. T>le priest must first make an ex-
. to the cause
never arose, but was called to give patiatory sacrifice for their own sins, limes witbunt any ixcuse at all; Blanchard and others. The follow
an account of the deeds done in the in doing which he offered the follow, they complain of high taxes, which ing resolutions were unanimously
OF SB ft SPAPE11S.
body. That she had not fully ing prayer. “O Lord, I have Binned, is all a iarce, for they universally adopted.
own moré land than they till, and • .
1. Subacriben who do not give express notice obeyed the Lord was evident, and and done wickedly, and gone estray
because they fail to raise enough on
to tlie cortU-ai*y are considered as wishing* to the question is and was, “ Who was. before thy^fïce. I and my bouse
1. That it is4 of tlie utmost irnpor-
forty acres to support them and pay ttMice in~the DLesent.stage of our ua-
c ontinu e ttoe i f jObe e Mptiyn»; ■ ... - ---- - —
r fespu T ls i b l lL?11' -It —Nvaw—it—se ve r e •
2. If any aubrioHbers order the <Iincontiriuaiico
lessoii to those interested. Bro. W. thy holineaa. 1 beseech thee, for the tax i-m froiii, three hundred to tiona! history to emphasize th« fact
oi their newBpafpera, thepublwher may continue
would not ' be • comforted)
he -'7 thy names sake,.blot out the sins, in three thousand acres, and often-more, that this epun_try was settled b*y
to »end them until al! arrearages are paid.
they bang tiltil1 lip and_cjry hard* Christians who came hither with a
If subscribers neglect or refuse to take saw th« termination of hjs lack of iquities, and transgressions by which
cl'here are men holding prop tree and tipeD Bible and founded) free
their newspapers from the offices to which they ' attention to duty. I’reacKers who I have sinned,, done wickedly, and
are directed, tho ’law" holds tlicm responsible
Portland at.d i^fact all over institutions of government on the ■
i knew .of. pie circumstance, were gone astray before «thy face, I and
until they have settled the bill» and .ordered
wTio -are complaining of basis of the principles o|" the Chris
forcibly injpreased with the irnpor my housc^Mid tlie sons of Aaron, the
yet they won’t «ell to tian religion,
people of thy holiness ; as it Is writ
4. If subscribers removd to other places with 1 tance of obeying the Lord’s com
out informing the publisher, and the newspa I mauds promptly.
ten in the law of Moses thy servant,
2. That the most vita) nalioual is
pers are sent to the former direction; they are
"buy and pay the' sues of to day involve the relations
‘ On that day shall the priest make
tax, tor th^ry want a home. New oT Christianity anil the state: and
5. The courts have decided that refusing to i part ol some preachers in this mat- .an aUineinent for you, to cleanee yoji,
the only plan for our protection is to that the truth which Christianity
take n e wspa|M i rs from tlie office, or rumoring ) ter. Baptism is delcried without
and leaving them uncalled for, is prima facie I excuse. The preacher will show his sins before the Lord.’ ” Lev. xvi. 30. study econnmy and indulge only in teaches concerning three relation,
evidence of intentional fraud.
inconsistency by exhorting sinners To which the Levitts reap tided, such things as eur financial safety never demanded clearer assertion
6. The postmaster who neglects fo give . Hie
“Blessed be the name of the.glory wiirpdrmil— mind our own business than now, viz ; That Almighty G«d
legal notice of the neglect of a person to take ta obey the Savior now, presenting
more than ’our neighbors, and a is the ultimate sourae pt till aathori'y
from the office the newspapers addressndto him. the uncertainty of life and the of thy kingdom, for ever’and ever.”
is liable to the publisher for the subscription danger of delaying. Impressed by This prayer shows-us that-the priest brighter day will soon daw» for bus in civil government; that Jesus
thio the sinner comes forward con offered sacrifice first tor himself as iness men, mechanics and laborers. Christ as rnler of nations has given
If the farmer would only- thoroughly a moral standard for leeir eonduc".
.Missouri is said to have two hun fesses his faith in’ Christ, and then slated by tbe apesle. Christ did not
till all the land he can, and let and^ and that the standard of Ilia word
dred and fifty Christian preachers,
encourage others to buy and do the is their Bupreme law.
which would be an average of about i ' till the close of the meeting, if it be sacrifices of the law were offered
same, thousands who are now out of
3. That we perceive with grave
- two to each county, but man; coun I a protracted meeting, or till the next coutinously, every year, Ileb.i x. 25
employment might be comfortable, apprehensions the determined and
ties have none.j
terrible responsibility On th» part of 3. The priest offered animals hi sac and thousands of acres of the now often successful niteinpts which are
useless land would be panning-out made to expel the Bible (rem our
Bro. S. C. Adams, who has been I the preacher, without exempting rifice ; Christ offered himself. 4.
millions, and instead of hard times public schools, to abolish tha oatl*^ . ’
fur some time in Cincinnati, supetin- I the candidate from responsibility.*
cry would be, “.tbe blessing is so prayer in our national and slate leg
tending the publication of bisHistor
ie Chart, is returning and is expect baptism deferred, but he should be once in the end of the world, was for great we have not room to receive islatures, days of fasting and thanks
iL” But who will begin this great giving, and other Christian institu
ed to reach Salem this week.
| impressed with the importance of all, both Jew. and Gentiles. '
The Savior offered himself in sac and much needed reform ?
tions of our «tale and nation, and so
I obeying the Lord while he has the
It is estimated that 97,000 of the opportunity. We do not know that rifice, when he died upon ilia cross.
We acknowledge the receipt of to divorce the American government
297,000 Indian, in the United State., any apostle or evangelist under By bis own blood he entered into the
Mnemonic» or Aide to Memory,'' by from all connection with Christianity.
believe the Christian faith.
. them, ever deferred baptism till the holiest lilie heavens) to make atoue- W. Begg, from the publishers, Chase
4. That a Written constitution, as
law, ought to provide
I next day. Brethren, thiak^ llieu ment for us. Thus he ba. consecra & U*B, Cincinnati. Lt seems to be_; fundamental
When a man professing to be a
•» r explicit and undeniable basis for
ted for us a new and living way by
a text book for study rather than to
Christian will sign a petition 'for
which we draw nigh to God.
t|ie vital institution, of the nation for
be “ read through?’ It is rather a
dram shop license, he has not enough
which it is formed ; and the fact that
curiosity as it is so unlike anything
religion to hinder his doing the devil
The mother of Pres. Hopson, of
constitution of the United State,
a regular correspondent for the
of the book' kind we have ever be
first ¿lass service.
I M essenger ? If not, mention it.at Christian University, Canton, Mo., fore seen. ’ I< is in tWo parts. In may be, and is, used against the ex
Some men preach bo . long that your next meeting and have the dieo nt Hannibal, «ante state, on Pari I, “ it. principles are stated -and isting institutions of oui govi innu i.t
March 10th. She was one of Christ's
constitutes the best of reasons for u
their congregations conclude they matter attended to. We want to
explained.” Io Part II. 6 the system
have the “ everlasting Gospel ” to hear from every part of the country..
is variously - applied, and many
5. That such an amendment of our
Everybody is an authorized corres
The following from the llecordand proofs given of its availability and national constitution, harmonizing
pondent, but as what is everybody’s
.Evanyelist, ju.t espresse, our senti utility.” Sent by mail on receipt of as it would with al) the precedents
The first number'of the clergy
..business is nobody’s business, it is
man’s new magazine, The Complete
ments on thè question :
of our early history, and with relig
betted to have some one designated
No paper can be luceessful with
Preacher, is just issued. It opens
by tbe congregation, to report all out friends, friends who not only
Pope Pius IX. has issued a brief ious acknowledgements in many of
with a translation of a powerful ser
our state constitutions, csuld not
matters of interest promptly.
wish it well, but work well, lie is “extending the graces of a plenary
mon just prepared for the press by
a friend who promptly send, on his indulgence for tbe third day of cetiflict with any individual rights of
the great German preacher,'Prof)
own snbscriptiou in advance. He is June, 1877, on the usual conditions.” conscience, just as the establishment .,
We have Recured the assistance of a still belter friend who, in addition,
Chrisllieb. It contains, also, able
of state edlies'ion does not conflict
Mary Stump, who will here seeks to extend its circulation among To those who fulfill the conditions,
. sermons by Spurgeon and Archbisb-
with the rights of citizen« who be
the editorial management his acqua ntances. Wc ask every it is .aid :
of ’ England^
and ' by- . John^
^'1 p Tait
* “ after
that education belongs only to
“ We do mercifully grant, in the
j “Christian Family” Depart- reader to enroll among thy constant-
fall and J. P. Newman oflbia
of Ibis coon
and the church, or the
ly increasing number of our working Lord, a Plenary Indulgence of all
Vr y; it«» Trowipre hen sire report- of a rn^rt. ^ir ready .peu .aui.good T r i ads.' -----
their . ns—which also may be ap> constitutioMÎ anthfuticafion of th«
sermon by I’ev. Dr.*Bro'tfffu'«, tfie taste will doubtless contribute large
plied, by suffrage, to the souls of the war power does not conflict with
author of “ The Ilisfory of,J?reach ly toward making the C hristian
Purictnatidn was first used in faithful who have departed this life the rights of those who denounce
ing.” The object of this monthly is M essenger itidi.pen.ible in every writing in 1520. Before that time in the charity of God.
“ It is Our will, also, that copies, even defensive war as sin ; and fur
to print, in full, sermons by the most family. The ladies are especially words werewriltentogelherinthisman or transcripts, of thtk Letter, eyen ther if there be any plea tor right.
representative preachers of all de invited to , correspond with the ner.' <■
printed, subscribed by thy hand Of of conscience it must be entered
nominations in the world- We are editor on all matters of interest per
any Public Notary, and furnished against the Christian Jaws and insti
Says tho ’N. Y. Observer :
with a seal of a person ia ecclesias tutions rather than against a consti
glad to say that the monthly is prov taining to the household or family
Two person, are still kept waiting tical dignity, shall -have the same
ing«« very great success; several oircle. ** •,
tutional basis on which they might
for their recognition and credentials effect ns thi.Jpresent writing,where it
' thousand annual subscriptions were
We are .ending out blank receipt, as saints of the Romisb church— St. Peter’s, udder the ring of the
received before the first number was
6. .That tho indifference of tuapy
issued from the .press. Thia is a for the use of our agent, in receipt namely, Jean of Arc and Columbus. Fisherman, this 27th day of Febi'u ptofessing CbristiauW*, a. well ». the
hopeful'sign that the taste for health ing «ub.criter._for money. If there [ Influeiiual friend, of both parties ary, 1877, arid of Out Pontificate the assaults of «peu enemies, cdla itn.
ful sermonic literature ia reviving. are persons who are willing .to act write long and urgent letters in th^ir thirty
Tbe power of Prote.tantism ha. I*™“ve‘; °» •» *'”> <!"<*'» the
Thia monthly ia published gt |2*00
n n n rvrit* ♦ n a 4 Ir» i-ua I
■■ >. í N1. _. ! _ a 1 _ .
danger that threaten.-our
per year, by the publishers of The have*none, they will confer a favpr will be with those en inent person, become loo great to allow the sale insulations of government, to unite
Metropolitan Pulpit, 21 Barclay by informing us of their willingness before he give» them the compli of these 11 indulgences at publie ang labor earnestly for their mam-
ment of an earthly beatification.
tenance ; and that, taking courage
so to do.
Street, l^ew York.