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About The Christian messenger. (Monmouth, Or.) 1870-1877 | View Entire Issue (May 17, 1877)
MAY 17, 1877.
Some Statistical Items.
St ran *re Origin of a Marflol’Alr.
colony «16000 soldiers were placed the one hand, nor overshadow' him
.lhero, and a large district of country With its own greatness on the other;
Harvard College; Cambridge, ha* *—j\n illuMration »»f the difference
Miss M. STUMP, Editor.
given them for their support. But a name that will fall 'smoothly from an annual incotte of about $1,000,-
bi-lween the emotions nomwimr» in
Cea*ar's temple ia now “ as a heap your'lips now,- aiidffrom the lips of 000.
The Silent City.
by miwie nm| those it was ir_
of the field,” in the fearful .deuiu a later rove by ann by ; a name that
The opium trade of San Francisco tended to express, is afforded by the
foretold by the prophet Micah, and ia tendl-r **hrtugfi’ for a baby, and amount» to about $1,000,000 .per an-
r . ' BY E. V. 8.
'S. recently discovered history -of the
' Call ,biui
the Roman soldiers who lived within manly enough
piekxiy under the iiiflnenc4 <ff which
Just beyond the dUrty bigb-road,
Samaria’s walls have for nearly
r T This country imports $1,5,000,000 the soldier/ of Simon Bolivar march»
.In its sweet seelnriou lies,
eighteen hundred years rented ]
worth of »pool coton. from Great i>d to victory in the war of South
Gleaming white, the silent city
quietly »ide by side with their
l|ritlaiii every year.
- 'Neath the bending summer skies
Amelia-« Independence;. This “ Mai-
enemies, in the shadow of OmVi’a
It cost» the city of New Yorkj as »eiliaise ” of the tlopiw was 'the
Never speed; or Mong or motion,
hill, waiting the judgment day. We
growing out ot the announcement a corporation, Over $1,000,000 z year composition of ».European musician,
Heard within its muffle doors ; *
turn slowly aiid revereully the pages
that “ Cleopatra's Needle ” is about tor illuminating gas. * > ’
Hubeiy lloberaarl, who in ilexhaust-
.Never footfall loud or soft,
ot the Old Testament, and read
Tlie average depth of the/Atlautic ed bis musical talents in- the efforts
to be removed from Alexandria,
B Echoing oQStbe untrodden floors.
there of Naaman the ‘Syrian, a
Egypt, to England. Travelers in ocean is three miles; that of the Pa to describe the tenderness and sim
Ne»er sound of tears or laughter,
mighty mail iu valour, but smitten
wilfslili find "Cleopatra's cific ocean four mil«*!).]
plicity of rural life.Bolivar, when
Voice of greeting cr furewell,
— .with leprosy ; how the little Satnari.
At our present rate of increase, in Europe, became his friend, aiyi
Needle " there, where it has stood
Joi-fwftkieeting. mournful parting,
tan maiden said to Naaman’s wife,
Breaks the deep, the hallowed spell'
for the last- three thousand years. the United States will contain 50,- received irom him a copy of the
... . <.
<—. -‘“Would my lord were with the
And they will write home that they 000,000 inhabitants by the year pa»toraL • Returning jo Siuth
Life's wild waves forever surging,
prophet that is iii Samaria, for he
’ ? America, the future liberator of bib
saw “ Cleopatra's Needle,” and tell 1880
Die in muffled echoes there ;
would recover him from his leprosy,”
to -country found himself in course of
us how it looked, »nd about.the
Passed its passion and its tumult, 7
ajid bow Elisha returned the inessen
. time nt iftW'tfeTfH oi his fellow-
hieroglyphics with which, itis.
• Passed i«s agony ajpd care.
gt*r which .Naaman sent, saying, “Go
fullg equal to the waiilsoflhe nalion- coiiulrymeu in resistance to Spanish
Struggles sore anil stern endeavor,
wiish'in the Jordan.’* .Into Samaria
Needle ” will be in London, per ior 360 years.
tyranny. A piiiitary inarch was
Fruitless toil,and baffleJ quest,
Elisha ensnared the Syrian hosts lisps. The truth is, thaï thei^are
A new census shows that Faris .needed to lire the enthusiasm of the
’■* 'Fleetipg joya and transient -sorrows
rent to capture him, then having two of these “needles,” the one up has a po|inlation of 1.900,0’00, which
Merging in the final rest.
soldiers in the heavy charge,»nd
opened their eyes, he made them a right, and llie other prostrate, about was the number iii 1870, just ptevi
that. portion of1 ^Rybeir-art’s chef'
Iu tlie soft and brooding stillness,
, sumptuous feast, then sent them one hundred au<* fitly teet~ distant, out to the Franco German war..
d'auvre in which the shepherdess
'• Hark! what songsters pipe their lays?
back safe to their master, who not and eight or
Five sixths of the- inhabitants <>f liHtens lor the first limeto her eliep-
er ten feet be
below tbe sur-
Flitting 'mongst tbe leafy branches,
bow to fight such an enemy, lace of ¿he sand,, near
Where tbe sighing-wph’yr plays.
kept irom New York are-foreigners ; and two- b.eid's’ tale ot love, became the
ieft Samaria in peace lor a time. covering and hiding it by constant thirds of the population <»|-Boston
patriot»’ buitle-melody. Twenty-
All uuheard the rapturdus outburst
- Again when a grievous famine was care. It is this prostrate cue which ait- from foreign lands. Twwlhiids
By the unconscious sleepers there ;
men were slain <6 tbe
in Samaria, because of the continued
v ——* ;
Naught to them earth's sweetest meaH- -■ — -r 1>.) .,... T .'..I .....I.. I Was long ago given to England, but ‘ ot the last are oi Irish desCvut.
music ot there pensive, strains, ami
siege of Benhadad, the Lord made which, after it was uncovered aud t It i» declared- that.'two^thirds ol !
BoftVaF Trtlerwai d wiote to Ins
the Syrians to bear the noise st a its weight ewtimaleii, it was thought the bond* .representing . the United
Deaf alikB to praise or-prsyer.-----
musical triend^bailing him as the
mighty army advancing upon tjiem, would pro«« to cost more than it States debt are held in Europe. The
Happy denizens, whose warefare
R >get de-l’Jsle ot the New Worid.-=_
.and so much. aTraid were they that would be worth when set up Hi; annual average reduc. ion of the debt
On earth's battle field »-o’er——
they fled in the twilight leaving ail Engfaud ;'and, therefore, it lias lain during the I a* I ten years has been a
Brief the anguish, short the conflict,
their supplies to the people dying “ire unul now. England ought lo- little over $71,000,000.
• Ended now forever moro.
. S alt W ater as an A ntidote vok .
from hunger within the walla.
Europe has near as we can make O besity .—According to. the Paris
ieel very rich, before she -undertakes
Not tire din of lioVy truffle; ’ ~ "
The first Christian church out of to move it; for it is said that the out, 500,000 miles of railroad, and Medicate, m-a water taken internally,
Ringing o'er each turf-crowned bed,
Jerusalem was organized in tbe Obelisk of Luxhr, in the Place de la America 200,000. India’ha's 41,000 acts like A diuretic and purgative
Not the tempest wreaking, fury,
idolatrous city of Satnaria, and here Concorde, in Paris, which is only six and Australia ■ 10,000, according to »alls, a remarkable fact being that
- Not the tramp of armies' tread,
in lees than a year after the death of feet longer than the ' Cleopatra's• the English papers, though we doubt the diuretic effect increases when
Can awake those silent sleepers
- In the City of the Dead!.
“ onr -Savior, Philip came preaching Needle, or seventy six feet, weighs the corjeotness ot .ibedast figures..
tbe purgative dimiuishua.. T*16 wa
Christ to a wicked and untoward 500,000 pound*, and cost lour francs,
There, is a canal in China 2,000 ter should be olMAtiiied, .when-possi-
' . • < iti»-»* of the Bible.
or eighty cents, per pound, or 2^00,- miTeilong passing through forty-two ble, from.*wne depth and far from
The ancient glory of Samaria has ■000 francs. It toolt flve yeits'to 'do ' "citieSr 'The oldest’aml largest chaiu- shore. It is to be left to settle for
faded, tiIf at last it hws^ as » mtyTi
the' woik, and the most elaborate bridge in the world is also in that six tp twelve hours, and filtered. It
beet) blotted from the fffee'of the aud powerful machinery was re country, at Kingstung, reaching from
i* to be Uke’n three times «.day, in
Tn-the midst of a lovely valley, earth, leaving only a sparse record
quired to lower and elevate it.— Ex. the top of one mountain to the other, doses of a small glassful, -or in half
broaiT and basin shaped stands tire coming down to us through the
and Is in regular use.
'that quantity at a time, with fresh
— hill which Omri bought of Shejnor steadfast tread of the years ^vhose
The Liberal Soul.
water or milk. Il is stated as a fact
for two talents wf silver, and upon pulses throb with, the annah of
e_____________ that sou water-virus used firilltaTCtf
which he built the lofty palaces for kingdoms and empires coping and
Somehow,-whetbei we can cxphtTir There art certain demands in the
the proud cdaff oT lSPSeTp after the going on the stairway of the cenlur it of not ths liberal soul, all things industrial arts that are perfectly met the oxygenation of the blood, and
thit it.hastens tbe elimination of ef
separation of the twelve tribes into iea.
being equal, is made lat. Liberality by only a single one out of the num fete materials. In combination with
, the distinct nations of Judah and
M at W eu . inü .
will not atone fof want ot iuduslry berless products of nature. A good this treat it ent, wa-water baths are
Israel Nothing now remains to
or thrift; but, brains and activity illustration is the boxwood used by to be taken, tree exercise is
Gaining a Baby,
show the greatness of whaVWasonce
being equal, get-ting cornea to those wood-engravers, which is the one practiced, and fattening foods avoid
Israel’s famous Capital, save rows ot
BT MRS. JVUA C. B. DOBB.
who give. There are some natural material in the world that is exactly ed— Ex.
broken columns and fragments of
principles upon which this can be suited’ to their wants. This wood
Have you found a name for baby? explained, but it finds its completes!
massive pillars that may once have
grows in the regions around tbe Black
B elg R a dr .—Thia is a long stn»g-
supported llie arches of the “ house Of course it is the most wonderful aoluliou iu the fact .that God, who and Caspian Seas, the very names of
town upon the crest and down
of Baal,” or more likely have con child that ever was bern ; and pret governs tbe world; plays^into tbe the ports from which it is shipped
of a rocky- ridge. The
tributed to the grandeur of Ceasar'e tiest, the brightest, and with such bauds of these who play into Hfa being unfamiliar. For all fine en
ruin, occupies an ai>.
magnificent temple built nine hund winning ways! You will hardly
and Danube join.
red oUtjlear one thousandycafsl'.ler.’ béfiéve me when I tell you that bands. David Dale!s countrymen
and as its quality varies much, some Up the hillside winds a labyrinth of
The early history of the city of Sa thousands just as remarkable are
ing that he gave his money to God skill is necessary to a good selection. walls, embarassing to an enemy, but
maria may be found in the Book of born every day. Every child wear«
in shovelstul, and God shoveled it The best is of a delicate yellow color bewildering to a garrison. The riv-
king*, while historians of the East, the aureole for a while at least, and
clear and free from spots ; it cuts et front is protected by fortifications
botlr ancient qpnkjj/odern, give us in we bow before it, worshippers -at its
smoothly and evenly, with no crumb wi,K half a dozen covered ways te
brief tbe rise and decay of the city saintly shrine. Each one, whether,
ling or tearing, but every line cut aid the defense, and a citadel above.
'—•which ran as mtich if not more than in royal palace or in peasant's cot, biggest, and God’s ann the strong will be perfect. In consequence of
We are reminded how the art of war
any other the wickedness ot those wears the monarch's crown upon its est, and the balance was ever on its scarcity and high price, many
changed by a glimpse of those
who derided the God of their fathers. baby brow, and its small hand wields David Dale’s side. So it was with substitutes have been resorted to;
monitors mo6red in the river and
The bily bf tbe city was one of com the sceptre over willing and admir the Lawrences; so it has been with maple, apple, pear, mahogany, have at the disposal of Austria’s represent
manding strength and beauty, while ing subjects. We are all kings and our own Cornells, Prestons, Hoyts, been experimented upon ; but hither ative. They could batter this an-
the breezes from the sea scattered queens in tbe cradle, and each babe Seneys, and others, and so with hun to no wood, metal, or composition
fortalice to shreds where they lie.
dreds in all the world, who give
peslilëntial vapor» and made thé Io is a new marvel, a new miracle.
has been discovered that possesses The walls are brick, and a Babylon
But to go back to tbe baby’s
cation desirable for’ila healthfulness.
tbe requsite qualities. In addition ish garden of shrubs and flowers
It was indeed a “ watch-mountain,” name. Your grandfather, as well as to God. John B. aud William W. to engraving, boxwood is used for
hangs upon each yard of bastion.
Cornell, from the beginning, gave as
as the name Samaria indicates, and his father, and yonr great, great,
for scales, rules, guaging rods, and
withstood many an attack which
similar articles. It differs ia color
The full length bronze statne of
would have overthrown many an tbe Mayflower, (or if not in that their three cents a week (or tbe stew from all other woods, and it is some
Greene Halleck, for which a
other city less fortified by nature.
what remarkable that it comes to rite has been selected in the Central
The Syrians beseiged it twice with
perfection only in a comparatively
ont success; once 901 B. C., and I ous cognomen of Obadiah. I pray apprentice’s wages. We have since limited region of country iii ll.e vi Park near those of Shakespeare and
Sir Waiter Scott, will be erected
you, Alice do not let tbe desire to
again in 882 B. C.
cinity ot tbe Black Sea. It weighs and unveiled-early in May, on which
It whs only after a prolonged siege i band down family names, lea<J you
about seventy-five pounlfk to the cu
of three, years that Shalmanezer, , to bestow upen your boy an appella- ulously smile, bet I*. Is true, “ there bic foot, and is very costly,— Journal occasion WiHiam Allen Butler will
deliver an address, and John G.
king of Assyria, captured it, and I lion that will be a torment te him is that sosttereth and yet increaselh.’ of Chemistry.
Whittier will contribute a poem.
carried tbe people away to his own
statue of Halleck will be tlie
country. It was repeopled again
We shall never become angels. weary pilgrimage to tread. It now first ever erected to an American
with Assyrians, who were called I tors, will be sufficient to dealen his
Samaritans, and these people werç I ear to the uncouthness of such a Yet we may, so great is God’s good seems but a step. And yet, along poet.
al ways bitter enemies to the Jude'ana. same. Obadiah and Jedidfih, and ness to men, attaib to a higher honor the way are broken shrines where a
Our brightest hopes are very often
r____ and glory than they possess. Though
thousand hopes have wasted into
have done , yeoman's
Josepfius tells us it was a very strong the other ___
and, a* fad-d flowers, we
city ill the time ot John Hyrcames service.' L_________ _ __ _______
aside, to grasp for others
who took it 109 B. C., but not till
as short duration; yet it
after a year’s sieges The Jews then
makes us willing to do
inhabited tbe oity until Pompey
restored it to the descendents of “(Tie j- Clarence - Augustus, uor Roderick drew of Go4 and heirs ot the incor forget. We will garneT'thi) sunshine and dare, and without it lile would
original inhabitants. Under Roman Angelo Fitzgerald ; Napokou Bona ruptible iuheritatiee shall be in Him of those years, and wiili chastened indeed be dark and gloomy..
-rote it was rebuilrwith some splen parte, uor George Washington, But^ -raised to the high position of judges^ step push on toward tbe evening,
dor by Herod the Gre4, «ho gave give your son a good, plain, honest of those other creatures of His hand. whose migual lights will be seen
Be dent to the quarrelsome, blicd
it the name Sebaale, in honor of the uame; one that will not be sugges “The saints ” shall judge not only swinging where the waters are still to the »corner, aud dumb -to those
and storms never beat.
who are mÍMbievotud/ inquisitive.
Roman emperor Augustus.
A tive of dandyism and r.m^nce oh the world, bat also anfeels.