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row near this Thermopylte. Obvi every thing ; the other asporting the
two »operate meetings on the same
supper time was approaching, contrary; Not being able to con
day. To-day,, almost for the first
and the pigs wished to return vince each other,'the ferryman,-an
lime since the cabinet was organised,
home to their troughs.—Equally enlightened Christian, asked permis
(rKOM OUB BKOULAl CORKKSI’OXDSHT.)
no meeting will.be held. Several
clearly the gees# had I»iven each sion kp give his opinion. Consent
* . W ashington , 1>. C., April 4,1877.
other the word not th let tjiem pass being granted,‘he said : “ I hold in -
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of departments to -dispatch accumul
festina lente, as the classical mule ated current business which bar
through the gate which they guard my hands two;oars. ■^TTat’ in inyry
said to his impatient and progres been unavoidably neglected for the
ed, without paying toll. First lheie right ham! I oall * faith;’ the other,
sfrtely disposed rider, festina 'lente . •last three weiks.
came up« jolly, good humored little in my left, ‘ works.’ Now, gentle
seem.s to'be the motto of the present
pig; who trotted cheerfully along men, please to observe, I poll the'
Our Ciueinuati, Iowa, Meeting.
administration. It is evident that
with a confidence which ought to oar ot faith, and pull that alone. See,
have disarmed criticism, til^he,esme_ the boat goes round and roundhand
the astute correspondents had not
The exeessive rains of March 80th
ith £ _ the
» got the hang of the new order of
among the. geese. Then, wit,.
. ,T boat
no progress. -I do
things, when they wrote, two weeks closed our meetings, which resulted
cackle and a scream, every neck-^vas the same with the o‘ar of works, and
a(»o, that the troops would be re in 1'3 additions by confession and
stretohed to get a bite at him, aixl with a precisely,similar result—no
moved front South Carolina and baptism. We preached It discour
squalling ami yelling, the poor little advance. Mark! I poll both to-,
Louisiana immediately. " Still the ses, and bad very tine hearing all
porker ran the gauntlet. The same gether, we go on ap«E*e, and in a very
troops will be removed sooner or the time. As the Moodyist had be
fate befell six or seven more"‘of bis few minutes we shall be at our land
later, or at least latest. The same gun a meeting only two miles away,
brethren-»«-succeBBipn^each betray ing pincé.' S.iin my humble opinion,-
absence of hurry is observable in we* had. just enough opposition to
ing increasing trepidation as lie ap he added, “ faith without.-works,_ or
civil Bervice clmges. It is evident make the truth stand qut. Our bap
proached the fatal pass^ibid made a works without faith, will not suffice.
that the President, and his new* tifcm speech was heard by every oqe
bolt through the corps de garde ot Let there be both, and the heaven of
cabinet, are not young fire eyed who could find entrance to the
geese, whose chattering and screech-, eternal rest is siire to be reached.”.
enthusiasts but mature men, who church, and fully enough wentaway
As the flower is before the fruit,
es of delight were almost undistio-
-look Itelo re they leap, which is* per to have filled the room, that could
jfundiabte from hntp^nlaughler. At so is faith before good works.
haps, as well in politics as hr love* not so much as see info the bouse.
last the'biggest pig of klie~'p»rty
Fall'll is ihgprnrnt o f Winks, a nd
At any rate, it is published and pro For all this, the order and attention
brought up the rear. lie was a pink-- the children wiir bdar a resemblance
ctaimed Uiat we are 1« h_ave reforms; was good throughout, and we heard
fleshed, clean young fellow, with fat.' to t(ie parent.
and thè word is sweet to every man, of many saying'they .would never be
-limb* and sides, and his ears were , It is not enough that the .inward '
except a government employee and satisfied till they were immersed,
cocKed, and his Cail sharply twisted -works of a dock are well construct
his wife. ,^nd by government em We shall soon return and again talk,
in the intelligent wide awake man ed, and alM/The'dial-plate and hands;
ploye^ I would ihclude members of of Jesus and his kingdom.
ner which so completely distinguisli- the one must set on tli^qllrfr ; the
The proachtm, save one, all ha VC
congress, senators, and otheE ser-
.from the - mer<
- . the intellrctiml „
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vanta of the people, as they are Bar showed their d is hon es t y both before
sw’inc multitude. Wrtbn frnid Rrwttt ftrtAiie-bawil».— Wb,ate!y.
nd niter nur. ntarlinip liy’ mi lira pre-
ca« tjcally called. When "a 'member
■ >I ■ 11-(imi<-e 11«i» 111 v e be ast cliurgi-dJ
» ayw ra,
• Grmrfnv*« of Heit ft.
' of congress is shorn of-much of his eenlation, and cowardly doing so
through’ the flook of get se, and had |
glory, and, if the truth must be told, privately and publicly, lauding their
actually: almost _gaim-d llie gate. ' There »a<,a great inasier among
Jews who hade his scholar» oon-
no little ofFt «profit, and many are I
when-a luyge gray qprbftp made •>i»e the
The population of our globe is now
. I sider and tell him what w;W the best
asking wildly: Ilow-am I to be re for two njonths doing everything in
grab al his fat ham, caught up the [
wherein a tn:»n should« alway»
elected if I cannot give my friends their power to get not only the five I about til teen hundred millions, or skin in a bunch and gave it a tie- ¡■way
start, in their
heir i ' about a<i
an average ot
of thirty to t he
One came antksanf that there-
offices? If it were not for the es who had made-the star
mendous pinch with lii-r ted beak, r
meeting, but all the'yow ruger mem
em- i »quart« mile of land ■ surface. With
better than a good eye,
tablishment of the rule.’ ‘ No re lHjUS.
Needless to say the air wa* rent with j
movals without cause, no promotions bers of the Christian church have proper cultivation ot both land and the squeals ot agony of the injured I ; which men..a in their language a lib-
: eral and contented mind: nfioihvr
—-wMbaut morii,” tfioi-p wonjd doubt- been begged, and .prayed to ge into j water, and the largest posible re-
pig and the ecstatic pie in» of the i
le>s be many efuel changes under
flock of geese in ebbsus. pJoin the •■‘‘ ' d 1 a <roo-l
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1 ■ e best
the rules of the old spoils system,
order in which the transaction took -
1 good neighbor wars the best thing he
A large number, perhaps a majority, were assured that "tLc candidates earth is-capable ¡.of supporting--per place we derive«
thu impression that
could desire; an A a fourth preferred
of the eivft service employees are should have the choice orany “ mode haps ten times aa'piany people : prob a Similar
game ot pii.-unei s base
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without'inffueuce ; the membefajypd of baptism,’’ yet every effort Was ably not more, as that would require probably
the entertainment a man that could fotsee tlnugs to .
. gee«$i . every ^evening.
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But at •
senators who appointed them have made for two monthato get them to every inch of dry land to be as of - the
. ’ that is a wise person.
ces Power Cobb
| lust'came in < ne Eh az.or, and ho
departed, nolens rolens, but usually
said- a good heart was better than
~-i--nolens, from political life, and, if the and a htyne in no less than three in and a very considerable portion of
them all.- True said the ipflster;
Do Not'Niesflecl Fhbiily Prayer.
present "cierioal ' force were not stitutions, neither of which is men-' the earth’s land surface is and must
thou hast comprehended in two
shielded by the new policy, it tioned in the Word of Ged, was ever remain practically uninhabila
If family prayer is neglected how wOideail that the rest have said ; for
would have to yield to the friends Of offered, before the candidates were ble. i
must be the influence upon he that hath, a good heart' wiH be
the recently elected senators and
the iniud» of y’our children. This both contented,'and a good eouipan-
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i constant and jranidfi, aud a good neighbor, and
Now that the southern question faith an J courage-seldom found ilpr the.quention naturally arises : When neglect is to taern a
powerful declamion, that you deem will Vasily see what is fit to be done
appears to . be settled
for a more than two months, and even at is the limit likely to be reached—
religion emptiness, and a lifeofpray by him. Let every man then 'seri
time, at least, the subject of the
uneceftsary. The exhortation of ously labor to find in bimsclf sincer
may seem at first sight to be very
> speakership of the forty-fifth con long and load.
or Sunday school teech ity aud uprightness of heart at all '
In this trip we have seen much to remate, but in reality it, is not? pro
gres» has again been revived. It is
arrested their atten times, and that will save him abun
easy to see, from conversation with confirm the conviction long ago vided human progress continues at
their feeling^ dance of other labor.— Bishop Ihl-
southern Deni urtata and Republicans formed in dur mind that sectarian
fiere that the prospect of the election
of a liberal of the Charles Foster
A Sad Picture.
stamp is not as good as it was two
matter to explain why
Many Republicans its purity. Here we again give ifieation has been felt on that island
so butofjata wehave
think that their prospects have been notice that when the straight jacket as manifestly as anywhere; and we
to think and to be
injured by the delay of the President is put'on us, there will be destruc shall not gfitfar wrong if we estimate
is becoming as
in meeting the southern question. tion tp material, for like Paul in
On the other hand, the Democrats
are by. ne means sanguine, and,
while they pretend to laugh at the
,■ rumored disruption of the old pajty,
the more -candid admit that there by manifestation of the truth oom 0,000,000. It is now not far from and temptation, unsupported by pá only a mild definition of profligacy,
_ are divisions and_subdivisiens that mending ourselves to every man’s 24,000,000. With the same rate of renla' precept and example. Nay, is breaking down honor snd virtue
must be healed before they can enter conscience in the sight of God. On incresse tor-seven generations mere, more, be is lured by a father’s exam- in hope and business circles, while.
the contest with assurance of suc this account, there are ho lohgerany the English people will equal iu num pie to banish serious thoughts, and the church is but little better than
cess. Southern Democrats favor the sectarian preachers who will stand ber the présent population of the en te plunge more recklessly into all an emporium of fashion, where piety
candidacy of Saylor or Cox, Mr. the fire, about nine tenths will not. tire globe I At the end of the fit- the sins of a thong hilen and irrelig flashes from the gilt edged prayera
Randall is not as popular with them Doubtless they have good reasons, , teenth generation the descendants of ions life. Oh, when that great day and preaching of men who ask mors
as when he led the remarkable fight as the contest always shows their the English people if they continue comes, in which the secrets or all for a year’s work than Paul ever re.
* against the farce bril in the last days weakness. Bnt still they are in to increase at the present rate, will hearts shall be revealed, hew many ceived during hia entire ministry, or
of the forty-fourth congress. Mr. many ways an enemy to the truth, number (if statistics and mathemat parents will be found to be the spir the more eminent divines and refor
mers of early ages ever dreamed of
Sayler has a wide popularity with and have gone like a broken army, ics'tell no lies) fifteen times as many itual murderers of their children? receiving in a lite time. This church
his own forty, and he is very gener in a secret way from hease to bouse,
extravagance, both architectural and
ally esteemed by Republicans. After they endeavor to turn men aud per cent more than we have set as bear the thought ef the reproaches pastoral, is something more (han seed
. the death of Mr. Kerr, he was elected Women away from the truth, and the limit of the earth’s population. of your lost child at the bar of God? eown by the wayside. It is plant
speaker pro. tern., be is consequently every old argument that their poor, Inasmuoh as the English are not the Shall he be permitted te say “It was ing a subtle poison in our homes,
grafting piety upon the vestments
not without experience as a presid narrow minds can retain is used; only people that are rapidly increas your neglect ef duty which induced iustead of the beans of the people,
ing officer, and, is, I think, superior then when they meet you before an ing in number, it is dear that the me to neglect religion 'and ruin my and putting into 'costly temples the
in that capacity to any member on audience, they are sanctimonious, struggle for existence among the soul. And now, in oonsequenoe, I bounties of providence that ought to
and with an affeoted charity, “ cry tribes of humanity is likely to be must take up my abode in the eter go where Christ told the rich man to
the Democratic side.
—1 hi* money. Such extrava
The settlement of the gnberna let *us alone,” and arc aa deceptive rapidly - and serionly intensified.— nal dungeon with eternnl despair P * put
gance is a prime cause of our profit- *
torial contest in South Carolina, and
gacy, licentiousness, and intemper
among our readers, let him look fjr ance, the great germ» pf all sin, vice
the departure of the visiting com funeral. We have been a sufficiently
Geese FulTof Fun.
ward to the judgment, and think of and crime. It make» the*rich waste- 1
mittee to Louisiana
will enable * the close observer to ntter this senti
A goose has perhaps the keenest the scene he must then witness.— fol and loose, the poor dissolute, lax,
President and his cabinet to pigeon ment deliberately, as being the rule.
and immoral, aud all wicked, and
hole, for a while, the vexatious The exceptions are remarkable few„ appreciation, of humor of any animal, JfelAodi'nl Companien. .
given over to iniquity. .Yet |here is
southern question, and the cabinet and none with these New Evangel
Faith and Works.
no spot nor place in the whole frame
officers will bo able to give more ists, so called ; at least, such has net fox, The writer ouoe saw in a little
wort of society where extravagance
grassy paddock some eight or ten
Two gentlemen were one day is more carefully fertilized than in y
time to the business of their respec come under our observation.
Again, many of our successful fat and healthy pigs and a halfsoore cressing the river in a ferry-boat. A the church. From this fountain it '
tive departments. For the last
radiates, permeating all cirdes, Uli -
three weeks there has been a cabinet preachers, now in the field, write us, of geese. From thio paddock a nar dispute about faith and works arose, at fast we find its fruits, flay after
meeting every day, and these and bnt one report’, comes from all row# open gate gave entraaoe into one saying, that good works arose, day, harvested as so much vice and
r- meetings have frequently continued quarters, our preaching is denounced the farm-yard, and, as evening drew one sayfng that goodtwerks were of
crime in our criminal courts.— Bos-
for five hours, or there have been in the mosj- bitter terms by (he accts, on, the geese ranged themselves in a email importance, and that faith was ten Hertdd.
but iti a private way. We lift ve
only two exceptions in flisiwuiiAqd
Iowa. These were «th^ e.’Crjdti body
was "pleased but none ooeywd 7. the
Gospel. These reports an from
Charles city, Iowa, wbsre th^/speaker
pleased everybody, lui nejver men
turned baptispr, ard th^- one. in
Missouri was about ditto, save per
haps the speaker may have said bap
tized. Well, sectarianisms may not
be extinguished by my preaching,
but if they ‘would testify, it would
be‘that they never received much
comfort from it Those persons who
are out with flying colors, telling
of thèir religion, are generally the
lightest trash. The. few exceptions
of honest, .sincere ones, love to hear
the truth, ns was the case at ..Cincin
naif with the pastor of CJie M. E.
•church and his Wife and'many of bis
brethren, also the latter part of the
Copgregational church. They heard-
us often, trealed as ucith flne cour-
tesey, and received the same, and
we trust they will continue to learn
the way of God more perfectly. -
The ’people generally aided the
brethren to pay expenses ofmecting.
Thi* we took as the best evidence
that they- love to hear the truth un
mixed with tradition.
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