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    oration of the Bible and its "
as❑ Teacher, (denied in several guar
ani' especially by an Episcopal clergy-
nauied McNaught, at Liverpool,) the
la] Epistle of the Conference speaks
admirable decision and clearness. We
not to forget that the Wesleyans, conser
; though they were on Church politics,
the whole weight of their influence,
before and after the Disruption, to the
who arc now the Free Church of
and ; and also that they have imbibed
Ipirit, and swelled the ranks of the
7,elical Alliance. One of their minis-
whom I met last month in Glasgow, at
louse of a Free Church minister, ax
es his strong preference for such Puritan
highly Calvinistic preaching as that of
)opular Mr. Spurgeon (whom dissenting
Is generally ignore,) as contrasted with
ew School of Latitudinarians
statistics furnished of the present
of the Wesleyan Conference, (Metho
indicate increase and revival
e annual summary of the members in
.11 fellowship is as follows.
it number of members in Groat Britain
iis year 2(33,835
is year, . . .
st year, . . .
Foreign Stations,
its year.
lt year,
Total increase,. .. • 4,834
:e has also been an increase of nearly
7 thousand Sunday scholars. Ali the Con
nnl funds are steadily improving. The
of the chapels are being reduced at a rate
has exceeded expectation. One hundred
md pounds have been paid off during the
the Conference, the subjects of, the
ink of tobacco by ministers, and of
ig by the members of Methodist fam
were -referred to, and both, the latter
[ally, were deprecated and condemned.
Wesley's rules and prohibitions were
and reiterated. As putting the ar-
it against promiscuous dancing in a
ct form, and in moderate language,
lowing from the Watchman. is, I think,
•thy of general attention, that I ask
print it in your widely circulated
le the action of the Conference in regard to
b ect has been noticed with general appro
by the religious journals, the only non
e have seen passed upon it proceeds from a
who did not blush to sign himself " A
An," nor shrink to steal some of the beau-
:apery of one of our Lord's most touchin g
Les, in order to cover the frivolities of mod
fashionable life. Shame upon him! The
)ts of the youngest babe in CHRIST are full
•er wisdom. If this " Clergyman" had re
home a ruined but forgiven prodigal, would
ie felt it meet, in these altered times, to in
us friends to " a dancing party ?" To a
t might not, even so late as our SAVIOUR'S
lave seemed inappropriate. The solemn
-es of the dance, with ohaunted Psalms,
his country been consecrated to religious
ales and heroic celebrations, from the time
%I uxt ant and her chorus of Israelitish women
ided with timbrels and dances to the Song
)sEs, which they "sang to the Lord," at
Red Sea; and when JEPIITHAII'S daughter,
'scions of her father's vow, cathe out to
and honor him as one by whom JEHOVAH
yen deliverance to Israel; and when DAVID,
bringing up of the ark to Mount Zion,
;ed before the Loan with all his might."
the serener, simpler, and more .spiritual
ip of Christians, not even the most decors
uad pomp-loving of Pnseyites have ever
dof introducing the dance. The reason
its associations are no longer in the re
degree religious, but all the other •way,
worldly. Among Pagan nations, the
was abused to idolatrous and licentious
the 41 sword dance" of the Northmen
its least inglorious introduction. In our
and times, it is allied to frivolity, and
,out a strong natural afanity and incura,.
decoy to dissipation of a character. the
langerons for the young. As an exercise,
led rooms, it is the least healthy, and as a
Hon the most unprofitable that can be de
ll' not malum in se, it is what the Church,
present state of society, must consider,
Ly denounce, as maim prohibitum. We are
tat our Conference has again done this. A
•be offended,but there were very few to of
lid we could have hardly hoped that the
of dancing Methodists would in any case
tnmined in our Church. To those parents
ve only been culpable for want of thought
lnition, we trust the warning will be suf
and that they will repent of the evil re
hey have brought upon us all. See how
scandal the errors of a few can propagate.
ling to political questions, the state of
notwithstanding the cessation of
far from satisfactory to the lovers of
and truth. Louis Napoleon still
powerfully but unconstitutionally in
, and while holding to the English
;, yet has countenanced the coup d'
Spain, and it is said, is about to de
traitor O'Donnell with " the Star of
ye," while the blood of honest.oiti
sought but to preserve the Oonsti
which he swore, and which he and
.itful mistress, and the Messalina
mother, have suppressed, is still on
of the first acts of this new regime
n to put into prison M. de Mora, an
it and enlightened Spaniard, who,
~ has appeared at the Board of the
Society, in connexion with efforts on
circulation and Bible circulation in
and the author of a " History of the
~" Then last, gf holy" men are natu
in great strength, now that the sun of
royalty comes out from behind the
of constitutionalism, which so long,
Espartero's ministry, was obscured;
is a matter of course, that the slimy
is should creep out of their hiding
and bask in the unwonted warmth
lorence, recently, a poor widow, who
.ping over the corpse of a husband,
,11 herself, had been enlightened by
Aures, being visited by the priests
1, why her husband had not re
ie last rites of the Church, 'and
that "he had confessed his sins
and sought absolution through .the
Cilrist,' was coolly told that he
and that as for his cursed corpse
:ro df , outeto) it would not receive
in burial. Aud so they have it cast
piece of waste ground opposite the
place of murderers, excommunicated
• and "unbapti7.ed infants ;" and they
trying to carry off her three children
Infants' Aselo, a kind of Orphan
there to be trained 13.13 to regard their'
, ther as damned, and his creed as an
or Naples, it is affirmed that unl ess a
, stration and something more be made
by France and England, no r evo l u .
wit occur; as after all that has been
the contrary, the Neapolitan trca,p s
disaffected to King Bomba as long
pays them well, and are only a little
of his Swiss Guards, while as to that
the Pope, he will never yield of his
accord. The catastrophe of ruin re
' for this, as well as other tyrants, may
g deferred, but it will be all the more
mg, when it comes; and will, by its
. grandeur, lead the Church with a fer
of gratitude all the more intense, to sing
song, " True and righteous are thy judg
-4-s, 0 Lord."
,re has been an outbreak of the Royal
•ussian party at Neufchatel in Switzer
which has been speedily suppressed.
`) 0.8 8
. !8,952
. . 65,261
By some, the Prussian Cabinet is accused of
complicity; as it is known that at the
Paris Conferences the Prussian Plenipoten
tiary urged his master's claims without ef
fect, and represented them as urgent. Itis
thought that now, by means of diplomacy,
Prussia will finally resign her claims to a
Protectorate, cm. condition of a pecuniary
The coronation of the Czar has attracted
vast numbers from all parts of Europe, of
that multitudinous class who desire to hear
and see some new thing. The fine old, city
of Moscow was doubly resplendent by pro
cessions of tribes and nations (representa
tively) together with princes and potentates
clothed "in barbaric pomp and gold." The
Greek Church, no doubt, to the secret dis
gust of any rival Papists who might be
present, came out in great strength on this
occasion ; the Archbishop performing the
coronation act, and with his priests previous
ly presenting images and relics to be kissed
and adored by the Emperor and Empress.
The 'Times' correspondent, at Berlin, relates
how, in fulfilment of one portion of the pro
gramme of the entry, the Emperor dis
mounted at the " Gate of the Resurrection,"
to pay his devotions to a picture of the
Mother of God, handed down from Tamara,
Queen of the Grusians, who, in former ages,
converted the inhabitants of the Caucasus
to Christianity. A wound is seen by the
Orthodox Russian in the right cheek, whence
drops of blood (following the Circassian dag
ger,) once flowed I Thus the Greek Church
has her " bleeding pictures, too " Every
body begs homage here; and the miraculous
picture (or a duplicate for one is always at
the Gate I) is for money carried to the beds
of the sick on clinical excursions! Fifteen
thousand persons .witnessed the devotions
here of the Emperor and his wife, and "no
single eye remained dry among them."
There is another miraculous picture of the
Saviour near the Kremlin, which has "a
preternatural power of passive resistance ;"
as in -1812 the French sought to wrest it
from its frame, but got all their ladders
broken; and when a cannon was aimed at it
in the rage of disappointment, first the rain
wetted the priming, and then a glow
ing coal was brought, when lo 1 the cannon
burst, and the French gunner and his corn
fades were blown to pieces, while the ball
passed by the picture, leaving it quite un
hurt ! This is all very well in the way of
superstition ; and a fit sequence it was, that
on the night of the Emperor's entrance, all
Moscow was "drunk," and no doubt on the
night of the coronation, too, and for several
days after, it was the same.
What the future policy of Russia
will be, is a problem. Railways are
now the grand object; the Crimea is
to -be one grand terminus, and Constanti
nople, I believe, is still the hoped for, though
deferred prize. The Isle of Serpents' affair was suspicious, and Russia is sulky and re
monstrant on Lord Palmerston's vigorous
action. J. W.
P. S.—Among recent deaths, are two
somewhat remarkable. The' first is that of
Dr. Buckland, Dean of Westminster, the
eminent geologist, whose museum at Oxford
is one of the wonders of the place. He was
insane, or as Dean Swift called it "dead at
top," (pointing to a decaying old tree,) for
about twenty years. The second is that of
the young Earl of Shrewsbury. He was a
devotee of the Banish Church. His uncle,
the late Earl, was the same, and gave large
sums for the propagation of Popery in Eng
gland. Some years ago, at the dedication of
a grand chapel in Staffordshire, the future
young Earl swung incense before the Bishop;
and Dr. (now Cardinal) Wiseman declared
that they who built the Lord's house, the
Lord would build up their house. The prophet
has prophesied falsely; it was not the Lord's
house, but one 'of Satan's synagogues they
built up, and now the house of Shrewsbury
is extinct : A heavy blow and great dis
couragement is this to Popery in England.
There was a feeble Chartist demonstration
here yesterday, in connexion with the return
of John Frost, from a convict colony.
latis anV 61taitiqs.
and lady arrived at New-York in the Persia.
Mr. Reilly is sent out by the Irish Confer
ence to assist Rev. Robinson Scott in his
mission of raising funds in behalf of Meth
odism in Ireland. Mr. . Scott has recently
returned from Canada, where he has been
attending the session of the Wesleyan Con
ference. Ile writes that he has met with
TOBACCO.—The late Wesleyan Conference
in England took strong ground against the use
of tobacco by ministers. Thirty-one candi
dates for admission were each asked if he
used tobacco; one replied that he did, by
the advice of three physicians, for his health.
The conference refused to receive him until
he promised to consult more eminent medi
cal counsel and abide by it.
Peter Hertzog Theological Hall, erected by
the munificence of the late Mrs. Hertzog,
for the use of the Theological Seminary of
the Reformed Dutch Church, at New Bruns
wick, N. J., was dedicated with very inter
esting services on the 23d ult. The Hall
has cost some $35,000, and the entire
expense has been borne by Mrs. Hertzog.
And this we believe does not embrace all her
gifts to the Seminary.
paper states that the Mormons are making
numerous converts in Great Brittain, by ex
aggerated pictures of life in Utah. They
now teach openly their doctrine of polygamy
but it seems no impediment to accessions
even from the gentler sex. The annual em
igration of oonverts is computed as high as
tor Bost, writing in the French Archives du
Christianisme, highly applauds Dr. Dwight's
work on Christianity in Turkey, which nor
fates the history of the Protestant Reforma
tion now going on in the Armenian Church,
and has been recently translated into French.
This work, says M. Bost, is, in one sense,
the religious history of Turkey, a subject of
an exceptional and peculiar interest.
writer in the Boston Congregationalist, ear
nestly opposes the practice of ministers and
professional men traveling abroad to regain
lost health, affirming that in nine cases out of
ten, health is injured rather than benefittod
by such journeys. He asserts that if a par
ish, instead of furnishing their minister with
means for traveling abroad, would furnish
him with land for tillage, and the imple
ments of husbandry, it would better improve
his health, and more " abound to the riches
of their liberality." " Any sedentary inva
lid," he,says, "who will resort to this heav
en-ordained means of health of body and
peace of mind, will soon understand why
the old clergymen of this country had a
long ministry and a grectrold age."
Yittrar gotitts.
BOOKS sent to us for a Notice, will be duly
attended to. Whose from publishers in Phila.
(hipline, New York, &C., may be left at our
Philadelphia Cddee, 27 South I.otl, St., below
Chestnut, in care of Joseph M. Wilson, Esq.
THE Remo Holum—The number of this par
lor Magazine for October, is excellent. The
work is a monthly, published by C. Stone 4 co.,
Boston, at $2 a year, in advance.
The last number of this Journal is rich. The
contents are: The Huguenots ; The Scotch Irish
Element of Presbyterianism ; John Huss and his
Writings ; The Deputation to India ; The Gener
al Assembly of 1856 ; Literary and Theologica
Intelligence; and Notices of New Books.
ventures and Historical Researches in ilefoxico
and its Silver Mines, during parts of the years
1851, 1852, 1853, 1854, with an Expose of the
Fabulous character of the story of the Con
quest of Mexico, by Cortez. By Robert A.
Wilson, late Judge of Sacramento District,
California, with Engravings. A New Edition ;
Harper 4- Brothers, New York. Svo., pp. 418.
This is a most interesting Book of Travels.
Mr. "Wilson shows himself the scholar and the
Christian, as well as'the closely obierving traAL
eler. Those who wish to become acquainted with
our neighboring republic, (and who does not ?) will
do well to purchase it.
The volume - is illustrated with eighteen en
gravings ; and it will be sent free of charge to
any post office desired, a dollar being forwarded
to Harper & Brother's, N. Y.
Plus: j:tp.arlutet4.
This annual gathering and exhibition; in our
city, came off last week, with considerable suc
cess. It did not equal what we have seen in the
Eastern part of the State; but much of the
stock, and many of the implements brought forth,
were excellent. Thousands of people attended
from the country, and other thousands met them
from the city, and all seemed joyous. "Judge
Woodward delivered the Address. It is spoken
of with great favor.
The receipts of the United States Government
for the fiscal year ending June 30th, were $73,-
918,141.48, and the expenditures $72,948,792.02,
of which amount, $15,776,390.33 was paid for
the extinguishment of the public debt. The
customs revenue was $64,022,863.50. The re
turns of revenue from all sources for the present
year, terminating June 30th, 1857, show thus
far that the aggregate will reach $78,000,000.
The public debt is now reduced to about $30,000,-
000, on which the interest is $1,800,000.
The monthly statement, of the United States
Treasury shows the net amount subject to draft
to be $23,495,009.91, the transfers ordered $2,-
From Kaiisas.
ST. Louts, October 2.—A. letter to the Republi
can, dated Lecompton, September 26, gives the
fellowing cheering intelligence:
" The armed bands that have been ranging
through the territory are dispersed; citizens are
returning to their claims; business is reviving;
confidence is restored, and peace reigns through
out the territory. Warrants have been issued
for the arrest of Messrs. Jones, Stringfellow, and
other pro-slavery agitators. Governor Geary has
appointed Col. Titus to form a volunteer battalion
to preserve the peace in the neighborhood of Le
compton, and he has awarded the same duty to
Captain Walder in the vicinity of Lawrence.'
October 3.—Governor Geary has issued a pro
clamation for the Sheriffs of the different coun
ties in Kansas to open the polls on Monday, Octo
ber 6th, for the election of delegates to Congress
and members of the Legislature.
October 4.—A. letter to the Republican, from
Governor Geary, dated the 26th ult., says that
- United States troops will be stationed at points
where troubles are anticipated during the coming
election, and that any interference with 'the le
gitimate exercise of suffrage, will be punished
with the utmost severity. Mr. Whitefteld is the
pro-slavery candidate for. Congress.
A letter to the Democrat, dated the 24th, says,
that the Free State prisoners had• been examined
before Judge Cato, and committed for trial at the
April term of the Court.
J. w
Tnamcsairmlo DAY IN MISSOURI —The Gover
nor has appointed the 26th of November, to be
observed as a Day of Thanksgiving.
&0., ran MEN AND BOTB.—The - latcet styles of
Fall and Winter . Clothing; well made ; Fine white
Shirts, cut after an improved system,; Woolen,
Silk and Cotton under-clothing; Gloves, Hosiery,
Scarfs, Ties &c.; with a full selection of first class
piece goods for custom work, will be found at
Carnaghans, Federal street, Allegheny City.
All goods are' marked down in price and sold far
cash only.
A Gentleman living on Squirrel Hill, says :
" My wife has been sorely afflicted with Dys
pepsia for the last year. . During this time, she
had used so many medicines which seemed to ag
gravate rather than remove the disease, that we
almost despaired of- her recovery. Living in the
country, she enjoyed all the advantages of pure
air and exercise, yet each day she seemed to be
more enfeebled. With some difficulty, I persuaded
her to take your . Holland Bitters, which I am
happy to state has completely cured her."
See Advertisement.
No remedy ever invented bas been so successful
as the great worm medicine of Dr. Ill'Lane. All
who have used it have been equally astonished
and delighted at its wonderful energy and effica
cy. To publish all the testimonials in its favor
would fill volumes;.we must therefore centent
ourselves with a brief abstract of a few of theta.
Japhet C. Allen, of Amboy, gave a dose to a
child six years old, and it brought away eighty
three worms. He soon after gave another dose to
the same child, which brought away fifty more,
makinir one hundred and thirty-three worms in
about twelve hours.
Andrew Downing, of Cranbury Township, ye
nango County, gave his child one tea-spoonful,
and she passed one hundred and seventy-seven
worms. Next morning; on repetition of the dose,
she passed one hundred and thirteen more.
Jonathan lloughman, of West Union, Park
County, la., writes that he is unable to supply
the demand, as the people in his neighborhood
say, after a trial of the others, that none is equal
to Dr. McLane's Vermifuge.
Messrs. D. & J. W. Colton, of Winchester, Ind.,
happened last Spring to get some of this Vermi
fuge. After selling a few bottles, the demand
became so great for it that their stock was soon
exhausted. They state that it has produced the
best effect wherever used, and is very popular
among the people.
ler Purchasers will be careful to ask for Dr.
M'Lane's Celebrated Vertnifuge, manufactured by
Flething Bros., of. Pittsburgh, Pa. All other
Vermifuges in comparison are worthless. Dr.
M'Lane's genuine Vermifuge, also his Celebrated
Liver. Pills, can now, be had at all respectable
drug stores. None genuine without the signa
Agricultural Fair
Public Fund
11 'Lane's Vermifage.
Asass—Pearls, 7@.7 1 4.; Pots, 51/ 2 '646c.; Soda Ash, 3%
Bream— per bitch.
Berm AND EGGe—Butter, 18(421 Eggs, 13e.
Fume—Wheat. t600®6.50.
GRAIN—Oats, 32@33e. Rye, 60(602c. Barley, $1.25@1.30.
Corn, 55@GO. Wheat, $1,12,g1.25.
Wow York. .
FLoon am, Maki--Wheat, $6-10©6.40. Rye. $3,00@4.00.
Corn Meal, $ 2 :04.00.
GRAlN—Wheat. $1.53g1,62. Oats, 45@48c. Bye, 90®
92c. Corn, 98 ®7l.
Frown—Wheat, $6.75@4.3734. Rye, $3.75. Corn Meal
Gnaw—Wheat, $1.60@1.65. Corn, 66W8c. Rye, 78@
800. Cate, 450.
Awn, AND MEAL—Wheat, 86.62 3 / 2 . Rye : new, $5,00@5.25.
old, $8.25. Corn Meal. $3.26@3.75.
GRAIN —Wheat, Oats, 41048 e. Eye, 721:476c3
Corn, 64463.
SEEDS—Clover, $8.75; Timothy, $3.50@3.75.
Oforeign rsntelligeure,
The steamship Africei arrived at'New York, on
the 3d, with London news to.the 20th.ult. There
is nothing of peculiar interest, in the political
line, as news.
England. I
THE Cacaos.-The veil which has so long hung
over the ecclesiastical intentions Of the Premier,
is at last partially lifted. It has been announced
as from authority, that Dr. Tait, the Dean of
Carlisle, the friend of Dr. Arnol4:arkd his imme
diate successor at Rugby, is to be the new Bishop
of London. The see of Durham is to be given,
not to the Bishop of Manchester as was generally
expected, but to Dr. Longley,, the Bishop of
Ripon, the father-in-law of Lord Congleton. Dr.
Tait is understood to belong to the Broad Church.
Dr. Longley would probably be classed among the
High Church adherents, though' neither of them
have hitherto taken &prominent part in ecclesias
tical discussions.
TICE SUNDAY LEAGIIE---SO the desecrators name
themselves—had a conference, and afterwards a
public meeting, on Monday. Of the conference
we hear nothing; the public meeting is thrust
into a corner even by those newspapers that ad
vocate their views. We could not desire a better
testimony to the failure of the projectors. Of
the members of Parliament promised, the only
one who made his appearance was Sir Joshua
Walmsley ; besides himself, the only individual
of any note was Mr. Robert Cox, of. Edinburgh,
a relative of Mr. Combe, :did who has himself
published some papers on Phrenology. The pro
ceedings at the meeting would have been dull be
yond description, if it bad not been for some op
position offered to the proceedings by certain
zealous friends of the Sabbath. We question the
propriety of such a course. The meeting was
called for a special purpose, and it ought not to
have been ;disturbed. The policy of the leaders
iu allowing the interruption .is obvious enough.
They were sure of an easy victory ; and they will
not be slow to turn the precedent to account
whenever meetings are Ailed by friends of the
PARIS, Sept. I7.—There - was an unusual stir
last night at the Prefecture of Police and at the
Prison at Mazes, owing to the arrest of about
thirty persons belonging to a secret society. This
society, composed of revolutionists of the most
violent and dangerous kind; held a meeting yes
terday, at which it is said- that it was decided to
assassinate the Emperor on, his return from Biar
ritz. I understand that the Police know all the
members of this society, most of whom are old
members of the Marianne, inhabiting the sixth,
seventh and eighth arrondisements of Paris. The
majority of them are artisans. Several of those
arrested are very young, and appear intelligent
and not uneducated. They are also accused of a
plan to burn the crops, which was to have been
carried out on the 25th of last month.
By intelligence received at London, there can
be no doubt but that the .affairs of Naples are
rapidly approaching a crisis. The governments
of France and England intend, it is said, to with
draw their representatives.-from the Neapolitan
Court almost immediately, and dispatch four
ships of war (England two, and France two,) for
the protection of their subjects.
Queen Victoria, says.a letter from Berlin, of
the 15th, has sent rich presents to the. Princess
Louisa, on the occasion of her approaching mar
riage with the Grand Duke of Baden, and has
written to express her regret et not being able to
be present at the ceremony. The Princess is the
only sister of Prince Frederick William, who is
to marry the Princess Royal of England.
The Board of Colportage of the Synods of Pittsburgh and
Allegheny will hold a meting, pursuant to adjournment,
on 1 ,- `ridey, the . 2.lth day of October,
inst., at 2 o'clock P.
at the Presbyterian Rooms, St. Clair Street, Pittsburgh.
Ministers —Rove. :lames Allison, A. D. Campbell, D. D., B.
C. Critchlow, L. L. Conrad, Samuel Fulton. Watson Hughes,
J. M. Hastings, M. W. Jacobus, D. D., George Marshall, D.
D., S. '4. Welting, L. R. M'Aboy, W. M. Paston,R. E. Swift,
Rev. L. Young, Henry R. Wilson, D. D., J. R. Hughes,
Richard Lea, David M'Cay.
Eiders.—Benj. R. Bradford, Richard Bard, Francis G.
Bailey, W. Bakewell, Wm. CampbelL James A. Irwin, S. P.
Jobneton, Thos. Rlddoo, J. APJunkin, B. M'Maater, .1. D.
bi'Cord, T. H. Nevin, B.C. Orr, John Reynolds, Jas. Schoon
maker, Jamas Caruthers, M. D., Luke Loomis, John R.
Ners.—The term of office of the three ministers and three
elders last named in the _foregoing list, will expire at the
next meeting of the Synod* of Pittsburgh.
ocll-2t W. BAKEWELL, Secretary.
Synodical Notices.
The SYNOD ON PHILADELPHIA stands adjourned, to
meet in Norristown. Pa., on the Third Tuesday, (die 21st,
day) of October, at 7% o'clock P. M.
The standing rule will be remembered, "that atleastone
week before the meetng of Synod. the Stated Clerks of Pres
byteries forward to the atated Clorkof Synod," attkiylestown,
Pa., " their Statistical Report stud the, Narratives of the State
of Religion in their Presbyteries twverally. to " Rev James
M. Crowell, Parkersborg, Pa., '• the Chairman of the Com
mittee of Synod on the Narrative."
S. M. ANDREWS, Stated Clerk.
The fret meeting of the SYNOD OF CHICAGO, by order
of the General Assembly, will be held at Princeton, Bureau
County, 111., on the Third Thursday of October, at 7 o'clock
P. M. Opening sermon•by Rev. I. Pillsbury.
The members' of the Synod, 021 arriving at Princeton,
will please go to the Presbyterian chnrch. where they will
be received and assigned places of lodging.
The SYNOD OF PITTSBDRAM will meet, agreeably to
adjournment, in the Fil e t Presbyterian church, Pittsburgh,
on the Third Tuesday, (2let) of October, at 8 o'clock P. M.
WILLIAIkt JEFFERY, Stated Olerk.
The SYNOD OP 'WHEELING will meet In the Second
ebnrcb, Steubenville. Ohio, on the Third Tuesday (2114) of
October, at 4 o'clock P. 51.
CHARLES O. BEATTY, Stated Clerk.
The SYNOD OF NORTIIERN INDIANA stands adjourned,
to meet. in Orawfordeville, Indiana, on the Third Thursday
of October next, at 7 o'clock P. H.
E. W. WRIGHT, Stated Clerk.
Presbyterial Notices.
The IMRSRYTRRY OF CONCORD stands adjourned, to
meet in Statesville, Iredell County, N.C., on the First Wed
nesday in November, at 11 o'clock A. M.
R. H. LANFERTY, Stated Clerk.
The PRESBYTERY OF RICELAND- mill bold its next
stated meeting at Mt. Vernon, commenting on Tuesday, the
14th of October, at 7 o'clock P. N.
J. E. MARQUIS, Stated Clerk.
The PRESBYTERY OF ROCK RIVER will hold Its stated
Fall meeting in the Second Presbyterian eburcb, Freeport,
on Monday. 13th or October, at 7% o'clock P. M. Assess•
merits for Contingent Fund WM be called for.
S. C. WILSON, Stated Clerk.
The PRESBYTHRY OF FINDLAY (donde adjourned, to
meet to Shannon. Allen County, Ohio. on the Third Tuesday
(21st day) of October, at 2 o'clock P
it. H. HOLLYDAY, Stated Clerk.
The PRESBYTERY OF 1301111YLE12 will meet in Mon
mouth. October 14th, at 9 o'clock A. AI. All minletere
and a delegatetrom every church, will be expected.
THOMAS S. VA.ILL. Stated Clerk.
On Wednesday evening, October lat, by Rev. A. L. Petty,
Mr. Davin L. !Lewin°. (printer:) of Pittsburgh, to MBE
LIZZIE A. KneVeLeoN, of Lower St. Clair Township, Allegheny
On Tuesday, September 80th, by the Roy. M. R. Wilson,
of Allegheny County.
On the 10th alt.. by Rev. A.. 0. Rockwell, Mr. Wntaam
M'HARG to Mize bLARLSSA J. reizam, all of Allegheny
County, Pa.
By the same, on the 2d inst. Mr. Jon& Mies MAR
GARET DOMANI), all of Washingi3a County, Pa.
On September 16, by Rev. J. Otonernd, Mr. D. 11. Lwow
of Palestine, Illinois, to Misit LtzzzE HILL, of Fayette
County, Pa. •
i •
On September 25th, by the elm°, Mr. Wn.teec Iltnter, of
Westmoreland County, Pa., to Mina Mummy Ems Cur+.
RINGRAIII,. of Fayette County,
On Tuesday morning, Septeniber 30th, in Washington, 0.,
by Rev. W. M. liergimion, Mr. TUADDEUS A. GiterrmuY, of
O.; to Miss 'Diluent Tarrzu, of Washington, 0.
• On September 10th, at the Wright House, Warsaw, Ind.,
by the Rey. W. S. Wilson, M.r.'llmsur M. Rosussots to. Miss
Rinsarrit MINTZ'S; both of 'Leesburg, Ind.
By Rev. A. B. Brown, D. D., Rev. R. F. Wasorr, of Mifflin
County, Pa , to Mine NLIZABETII C., daughter of James Mc-
Cullough, Esq., of Canonsburg, Pa.
limn—At his residence, in Yalobinha County, Miss., on
the 26th of August, Mr. Honest BARBEE, Ruling Elder of
the Presbyterian church of Water Valley, in the 70th year
of his age.
Mr. Barber was a native of North Carolina, and removed
to South Carolina at an early age. Of his early history but
little is known to the writer, except that when comparatively
a young man, be connected himself with the Presbyterian
church of Bethel, York District, S. C., which connexion he
retained until his removal to this county. One of the die.
tioguiehed traits of his character was open honesty, and
stern integrity; his great firmness, and inflexibility of char
acter ; his exemplary piety and Christian-like deportment,
caused him to be recognized by all who knew him, as one of
the pillars of the church. Es was a kind husband, a good
father, and ari indulgent master. During his illness, he ex
hibited, all that calmness, patience and fortitude that is so
characteristic of the Christian, and died; as he bad lived,
trusting is Jesus. - A FRIEND.
[Yorkville, S. C, papers please copy.]
Dren—lte Allegheny, Fa., Wednesday, October lat, Sorry
M., daughter of Bev. John F. and Mary B. McLaren, aged 19
"She has gone in the spring•three of life, -
Beeher sky had been dimmed by a cloud;
While her heart with the reptureof love was rife,
And the hopes of her youth were unbowed."
By, faithfulness and affection in the various relations of
life, as daughter, sister and friend, she was greatly endeared
to a large circle of associates, who now mourn her loss.
'Gentle in her disposition, sincere in her friendship, she was
'beloved by all. Exhibiting, in her daily walk and conver
sation, the early impressions received from Christian parents,
and In her last moments the example of one who had placed
her hope in her Saviour, and contemplated death as neither
distant nor undesirable. " Blesied are the dead' which- die
in the Lord." "For if Tesus died and rose again, even so
them, also, 'which sleep in Jesus, wilt God bring with him."
Weep not.
Her spirit has flown from this world of strife,
To heaven and angels' employ,
And has hastened away to that haven of life,
Where are pleasures and falleffs of Joy. IL C.
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to the liberal offers we make to all persons engaging in the
sale of our Large Type Quarto PICTORIAL FAMILY BIBLE,
with about ONE THOUSAND Enentivittos. On receipt of the
established price, six dollars, the Pictorial Family Bible,
with a well bound Subscription Book, will be carefully
boxed, and forwarded per express, at our risk and expense,
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oc - 11-1m 181 William Street, New. York.
and Commercial Boardiag School for Boys, on the
P.. Ft. W A C. R R. and Ohio River, twelve miles from
Rev. JOS. S. TRAVELLI, A. M., Principal.
The Twenty-ninth Session will commence on Monday,
Nov. 8, 1853.
For Circehirs and other particulars, enquire of Mesas.
John Irwin & Sens, 57 Water Street; Messrs. Nevin; Mc-
Known &Co., 167 Aborty Street. or to the Principal, Se
wickleyville P. 0. 0 .Allegheny County. Pa ocll-44.*
YAL at Leechburg, Commencing on TUESDAY,
October 21st, at U o'clock, and continuing four'days and
There will be a Morning. Afternoon and Evening Session.
The practice of Anthems, Chants, Trios, Duets, solos and
Glees will be continued from day to day, and on the last
evening au entertaining and instructive Concert will be
given by the whole Convention. Hints on the Cultivation
of the Voice, Style and Taste, will intersperse the exercises
of Singing. -
The Exercises will be under the direction of .prof. S. H.
Nott, of Sardinia, N. Y.
All who desire to improve in the delightful art of Vocal
Music, are cordially invited to attend,
Tickets to the whole Course of Lectures, admitting a Lady
and Gentleman, $1.50. Single Rehearsal, 20 cents. 5.0
Grand Concert, BO cents.
Ai' Clergymen are earnestly invited to attend and lend
their countenance and support to elevate Church Music to
its proper sphere of usefulness.
A. L. Robinson, Esq., J. R. Parr, Esq., Maj. J. 0. Crawford,
J. IL WElwaine.. ,A. M. Goseer, R. P. Crawford,
IL Grant, Freeport, Capt. W.S. Bear, 3. W. blershall,M.D.
Wm. James, A. Gordon, Esq.
A canalboat will meet the cars at the mouth of the Kis
kiminetas River, on Tuesday morning of the 21st lust, to
carry the members of the Convention, free of charge, to
and from the same, which will accommodate those from
Pittsburgh and Kittanning, as also from Freeport and ci
liis in the blood are determined to the surface in the form
of blotches, pustules, dry exfoliation's, boils, rashes, &c.,
this potent preparation is the only safe and radical remedy.
Sold at the manufactories, No. 80 Maiden Lane t New York,
and No. 244 Strand London; and by all druggists, at 25c.,
62 1 Ac., and gl per pot. ocll
L GRIER, A. 8.,
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This Institution is designed to afford facilities to male and
female pupils, for the acquisition of a solid and ornamental
education. The course of study in . English, the Classics.
Mathematics and Natural Sciences is thorough and exten
sive : designed to qualify young ladies to act well their part
in life, and young men to enter any class in college, or any
of the liberal professions. The studios will be adapted to
the capacity of the student, so as to snare a symmetrical
development of the mind This Institution enjoys many
superior advantages. The locality is proverbial for health
fulness, and students are free from scenes of vice and im
morality so common to large towns and small villages, as
the Institution is entirely in the country. It also enjoys
the advantages of a preached Gospel, of a moral and intel
ligent community, and of tho most beautiful mountain
and valley scenery. Parents and guardians may rest as
sured that the Principals will spare no pains to preserve the
health and improve the minds and morals of all that may
be intrnsted to their care.
Tams—s6s.oo per session of live months. This includes
tuition In the English branches,
_board and furnished rooms.
The common charges made for Music and Languages. Pay
ments quarterly, in advance. NO deductions made, except
in assail of-protrnotwl Hinnies. Tim Inottitatlon Is ten miles
from Losststown, on the Pennsylvania' Railroad. At that
place students can take tho coach for Reedsville, and there,
If notice bo given, a conveyance will meet them from the
The Winter Seselon commences on TFIIIRSDAY, the 30th
of October. For, further particulars, address
ocll-sts Kishatioonillas, Muffin County. Pa.
ber, containing the following articles :
Art. I.—The Bible, the Missal, and the Breviary.
Art. IL—The Sacred Writings of the Parris.
Art. Ill.—Bidrd's Religion in America.
Art. IV.—The Matter of Preaching.
• Art. V —The Church—lts Perpetuity.
Art. Vl.—Egyptology.
Art. Smith's Arabic Bible; with •
Short Notices and Literary Intelligence.
The Biblical Repertory and Princeton Review is edited by
Rev. Charles Hodge, D. D., and published quarterly, in Jan
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♦ADADkialY.—The Tenth &salon of this Institution
will open on the 3d of November. and continue five mouths.
Prof. S. Dana, (a - null:late of Yale,) PrineipalundTeaeher
in Male Department.
Mac Mary I. Dunlap, (graduato of Steubonville,) Teacher
in Female Department.
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ooll4m .
New Carmine Sacra, by Dr. Lowoll Mason, has now reached
the astounding sale of nearly half a million copies! rirst
published in 1840, the Carmine Sacra has over since enjoyed
an unprecedented 'sale, which still continues—a greater
member of copies having been. told during the year just
closed, than in the one previous. The New Carmine Seam
is a revised edition, the leet popular portions of the old
book having been omitted, and their place supplied by the
moat valuable pieces from Dr. Meson's numerous other pop
ular works. Tho Elements of Mush) have also been re-writ
ten, and much enlarged. The New Carmine Sacra, then,
stands alone preemluent among books of its ohms, as the
Standard Collection of ( hutch Music. Whatever other new
books it may have, no choir is completely furnished for use
fulness, without a supply of this book.
TEACHERS OF 510510, if they wish to use in their
classes a text book, which is sure to give satisfaction, should
MO the New Carmine Sacra.
LEADERS OF CIiOIRS, if they would always have on
hand a supply of such music as is sure to satisfy the congre
gation, should obtain the New Carmina Sacra.
CLEROVVINN, who wish the choir to use a part of the
time at least, tunes in which the congregation can and will
unite, should see that they are supplied with the New Car
mine Sacra.
For sale by all booksellers. Pub Hated by
108 & 110 Duane Street, New York,
Publishers of the Musical 'Works of Mason, Bradbury, Root,
liastings, ete.
SCRIBER Is now opening the largest and most bean
titul assortment of American and English Bibles ever
brought to Pittsburgh. Bagster's 'elegant small quarto
comprehensive Bible, and others from his celebrated press,
are among them. Ile hopes to snit every taste and purse—
from 37 cents to 83 dollars. For sale, wholesale and retail,
by . • • . JOHN &DAVISON,
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NA TER GOODS, at the store of Murphy & Burchfield,
North-Bast corner of 4th and Market Streets, Pittsburgh.
We are now receiving a large supply of goods. selected
with much care, from the leading houses of New York and
embracing Ladies' Dress Goods, such as French
Merinos and Cashmeres; printed do.; rich printed Mous de
Laines; black and fancy Silks, and other new styles of
goods. Also,
In 'Velvet, Silk, and Cloth, of the newest styles; and a fall
supply of Staple Goods, for family nee, such as the best
make of Shirtings, Linens, &o.; Flannels of all kinds, in
cluding Welsh, Gauze, and home-made. Also, superior
Cloths and Cashmeres,
Jeans, Tweeds, &c., for Men and
Boys' wear. It will continue to be our plan to keep a stock
of good goods, and sell at low prices.
by Harriet Beecher Stowe, author of " Uncle Tom's
Cabin." 2 vols.; $1.75; by mail, pre-paid, $2.00. For sale,
wholesale and retail, by .JOHN S. DAVISON;
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wholesale and retail, by JOHN S. DAVISON,
5e27.4t ' 65 Market Street. Pittsburgh.
STORY, by the author of "The Wide World," and
" Queecbey." Price $1.26; by mail, pre-paid, $1.45. For
sale, wholesale and retail, by JOHN S. DAWSON,
se274t 66 Market Street, Pitteburgb.
health, I offer, at private sale, my Academy, located
in the central part of Pennsylvania. The buildings are nearly
new, 100 feet by 45, three stories high, with ample accom
modations for 70 boarders, and a family. The gross income
of this Institution ie HOW about $5,000 per annum. Terms
very easy. If not sold by the Ist of December ' it will be
- leased for a term of years. Address 0. P. Q..
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iip THE GOSPRE, EY JOHN.—This is the third volume
of a series on the .Evengelista The following are a part of
the many testimonies borne in favor of the former portions
of the work:
"These volumes display in a very eminent degree
the excellences which should appear in s condensed
commentary on any portion of the Word of God. They
embrace the- marrow of all the best writers and Coln-
Mentators on the Gospels. The labor which they must
have cost is immense, and could only haveheen deimted by
one whose heart was in the work. The Harmony of the
Gospels, which is interwoven in the Notes, and the wonder
ful condensation cf hints and expositions, render both vol
umes extremely valuabl e."—PrestP. Banner.
"For valuable condensation, and accuracy and safety of
interpretation, we think it superior to Barnes and would
advise its use in our Bible Claases."—Christian 7n tetligenecer.
"Admirably adapted to the Sabbath School, Bible Class,
and Family, with this advantage of preceding works, that it
has appropriated the results of the latest inquiries on vari
ous subjects connected with Biblical. Literature."—Puritan
"The author, by his learning, taste. and skill, is eminent
ly qualified for the responsible work of an annotator on
the Holy Scriptures. In his Notes, he Combines the mar
row and fatness of many commentators with his own ideas,
andassociates his comments with a Harmony of the Gospels,
in a very impressive manner."—Zion's Herald.
"The Notes are evidently, prepared with great care, and
fully illustrate the text to the comprehension, we had almost
said,Of the least attentive reader. We regard these volumes
as an important auxiliary to the study of the Gospels, and
a valuable addition to our Biblical Literature designed for
the masses."--dlibany Argus.
From James Hamilton, D. D., Lendon.—"l am especially
delighted to find that you pertevere with your Commentary
on the New Testament; and from its admirable execution,
I am not surprised, although very happy to learn, that the
former volumes have gone through so many editions."
From. .N. L. Rice, D. D., St. Louis, Mo.—fn my opinion,
you are doing for the Church and the cause of truth, avcoy
valuable service, in the preparation and publication of your
Commentaries on the New. Testament. They fill a place
which it is most important to have filled. They are read by
the members of Bible Classes, and by teachers, and by pu
pils in Sabbath Schools, because in them they find, in a fow
words, the exposition • and information they" are seeking ;
and for the same reason they will find a general circula
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COP ANN, Allegheny. City. seak,f.
1836.—The Winter Session of this institution opens
on the let of November next. The list Catalogue numbers
160 students, from tea States of the Union. The course of
instruction is fall and thorough, both as to preparation for
business and for College. Students have been entered by the
Principal at Yale,,Princeton, Dickinson, Lafayette, Jefferson,
Washington, and Delaware Colleges. Location in the coun
try, easy of access, healthful, free from temptations, and in
the midst of beautiful•scenery. The moral and religious
influences in and around the Institution are all the most
anxious parent can desire. For catalogues; containing fall
information, apply at this office, or to . .
J. H. SITUAIAKICK, M. A., Principal,
se2o43m Academia, Juniata County, Pa.
INGTON, o.—Tho Winter Torm in this Institution
witl commenco on Monday, the 3d of November,
and will
continue five months. This Academy is under the super
vision and care of the Presbytery of Zanesville, and has ac
quired a high reputation for strict discipline. thorough 111..
atruction, and ...d morals. A very large proportion of its
students are 0 arch members, and candidates for the Gos
pel ministry. ,
Ttams.—For tuition in the English branches, 1.8.00 per
session. For tuition in the Languages, $lO.OO per session.
Priiate Boarding, ¢2.00 per week.
For Circulars., and other information, address REV. J. E
ALEXANDER, Principal, or J. Y. McKEE, A. 8., Assistant
ACADEMY, neer filerrlttstown, Payette caunty,
The Winter Session will open on Wodnesda7,the 29th ot
October. The boarding•honse is under the careof the Prin-
cipal. Terms, for board and tuition, $55.00; light and fuel,
extra : S. B. MERCER, Principal.
GIOUS WORKS.-llebrew Bibles, American and
Leipsic editions; do. Lexicons, Grammars, and the various
Text Booße in nee in the Theological Seminaries. Students'
Note Rooks and Stationery, for sale at low prices, at the
Bookstore of ii. C. COCHRANE,
se2o No. 6 Federal Street, Allegheny.
publisbmi by Carter & Broe i and other new publica
tions, received at the Booketoreict
se2o B. C. COMMAND, Allegheny.
Huntingdon County, Pennsylvania. W. H. WOODS,
Proprietor and Principal. Rev. James Campbell, Lec
turer on General Literature. J. A. Shade, M. 8., Lec
turer on Anatomy and Hygiene. Samuel Campbell, Assist
an t. John McCausland, Tencher in Preparatory Department.
Tho Pall Session of this Institution will open on Wednes
day, the 2.eth of October. This Institution holds out peen.
Dar inducement, to young men seeking an education. The
Board of Instructors is composed of gentlemen of high lit
erary attainments, and skilled in their professions. The
location is very healthy, having the pure mountain air, and
free from all noxious vapors arising from stagnant water
and marshy grOund. Those subject to ugne could not Lind
a more desirable place. Tho temptations to vice, idleness,
and dissipation are few. It is quiet and retired, and there
is nothing to draw the mind of the student from his books.
It is just such a situation that a young man desirous of im
provement world Reek. For those desiring to become
teachers, a Normal Class will be formed, in which practical
Bisons will be given in the theory and practice of teaching.
To this class, lectures will be given on the subject of teach
ing. The Societies are in a flourishing condition, and each
line a fine library of choice works. The buildings are large
and commodious, capable of accommodating some fifty stu
dents. An additional budding is in the course of erection,
and will be finished this Fall. Shade Gap is situated on the
mail. route between Chambersburg and the Mount Union
Station of the Pennsylvania Railroad.
Tatum—For Session of Eve months, for Board, Tuition,
and Room, $52.50; washing, light, and fuel, extra. Stu
dents are charged from the time of entering until the close
of the Session. Students are required to .beard in the In
stitution. Payments half in advance, and the balance at
the middle of the Session. For Catalogue and further par
ticulars, address W. H. WOODS,
oc-143t Shade Gap, Huntingdon County, Pa.
Raid, or persona afflicted wl'h diseases of the hair or
scalp, read the following, and judge of
REV. N. T fIACHER, (60 years of age,) Pitcher, Chenango
County. N. Y. "My hair is now restored to its ,natural
color, and ceases to fall."
friends who, on my recommendation, are disposed to try it.
REV. WM. MITER, Editor Mothers' Magazine . . N Y. "My
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spot, &a"
REV. B. P. STONE, D. P., Concord, N. 11. "My hair,
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REV. M. CLENDENIN, Chicago. 111. "I can add my
testimony, and recommend It to my friends."
REV. D. T. WOOD, aliddlotown,.N. Y. "Sly own hair has
greatly thickened. and also that of one of my family, who
was becoming bald, .4e."
REV. .T. P. TUSTIN, Charieston.S. C. "The white hair Is
becoming obviated, and new' hair forming, ite."
REV. A. PEINII, Silver Creak, N. Y. "It btu3 produced a
good effect on my hair. and I can and have recommended it."
REY. JOSEPH McKEN, Pastor of WoetD: R. church, N.Y.,
recommends it.
REV. D. MORRIS Cross River, N. Y. 0.180, and
MEE. REV. U. A. PRATT, Ilamdem, N. Y.
We might swell this list, but if the above fan to convinc
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will be thereby entitled to a paper without charge.
N. B.l9heu Presbyterian families are very much dispersed,
hey may be accommodated at the Club price, even though a
ew of the twenty be wanting. Let all be supplied, if posed
ule. The Peon we shall favor, to our utmost ability. Let the
supply be FULL, but every paper pariffor.
For Two Dollars paid, we will send Seventy numbers; or
for One Dollar, Thirty-three numbers. This is for the rake of
easy remittance.
* * *lP credit is extended (we wish it may not be needful to
give credit) the Comurrox is Two Dollars, after the third
month, and Two Dollars and Fifty cents, at the end of the
year. These are but customary prices for other papers.
If Pastors, in making up elube, find some persons not
ready to pay at once, theynny yet send on the names, at the
Club price, on their own responsibility to pay us shortly. It
is desirable that clubs date their subscripticn periods at the
same time. • DAVID fdcIIINNEY, Proprietor.
ti PA—The Winter Session of this Institu
tion will commence on Tuesday, the 26th of October. The
course of instruction embraces alltbe branches of athorough
English and pOlite education.
Isams.--Goard, with met, light, Sc., and tuition lalnglish
studies, except Chemistry, per session of five months,
$75.00; Chemistry, with experiments, $2.50; Lessons on
Piano or Guitar, with use of instrument, $20.00 to $25.00;
Singing in Cliteses, $2.00 to $500; Drawing and Painting, in
water colors or oil, $lO.OO to $30.00; ancient or Modern Lan
guages, each $10.00; washing, per ,don., 36c.
The Session Bills to be paid $40.u0 in advance, and the
balance before the pupil is removed
Circulars, containing particulars, may be obtained by ad
dressing J. GRIERRALSTON, Principal.
Rev. Henry Webber, Principal. Mr. J. B. Eiddoo and
Elise Ruth C. Bowman, Teachers.
This Institution is located in a healthful and beautiful re
gion of coantry, and affords superior facilitlee for study and
personal comfort, with , entire freedom from immoral associa
tions. It is the constant aim of the Principal to surround
the young with the influences and restrictions of a Christian
home, and prepare them, as far as practicable, for all the ac
tive duties of life.
The course of instruction is comprehensive and thorough,
embracing all the branches necessary to prepare the pupils
for. active business pursuits, for teachers, or for admission
into the Junior Class of any of our first Colleges. Superior
advantages are afforded to young ladies to perfect themselves
in the principles and practice of instrumental mule, on the
Large and commodious buildings have been erected, where
the pupils are constantly under the supervision of the Prin.-
Tho A cademy is located thirty utiles from Pittsburgh, eight
miles from Zelionople, - eight miles from New Brighton, and
fifteen miles from Newcastle. Is easy of access by railroad
or canal.
An examination of the students of the Institution will
take place on Tuesday and Wednesday, the 23d end 24th of
Tsawe.—Board, room,. fuel, &c., $50.00.
Turrxort—Preparatory Department, $6.00. Middle Year,
$B.OO. Junior, $9.04. Senior,slo.oo.
Mart:rm.—Latin and Greek, $B.OO. Instrumental Music,
$lO.OO. Use of Instrument, $4.00. Painting and Drawing,
$5.00. Stationery and Contingent, $B.OO. Washing, $4.00.
Qua DALr to be paid in advance; the remainder at close
of session.
For further particulars, see published Circular, oraddress
Itey. li. W 1 BB Principal,
North Sewickley, Beaver Connty,Pa.
Sewickley, Allegheny County, Pa.
'Bur. H. R. Wilson. D. D., Principal, assisted by six expe
rienced and thoroughly qualified Teachers.
'The next session of this well known Institution mill com
mence on the Pimt Monday in November, and continuative
Situated in the beautiful and healthful valley of Sewick
ley, within twelve miles oUPittsburgh, 'and one of Sewick
leyville, with the Ohio River, and the Ohio and Penneylva.
nia Railroad running within sight,lt le easy of access, either
from the East or West. Away from the noise and tempta
tions of town and city, the pupils enjoy the grentett advan
tages for uninterrupted study; whilst the extensive grounds
and shady retreats pertaining to the Seminary, afford ample
opportunity for exercise, so necessary to the development of
a good • physical constitution, as well as a vigorous state of
The number of boarding pupils is limited, In order that
each and all may enjoy the personal care and attention of
the Principal and his lady.
TERMS—gib per Session, to include boarding and tuition
In all the English branches.
'For Circulars, or further information, apply to J. D. Mc-
CORD, Esq., No. 131 Wood Street, Pittsburgh, or to the
Principal. au3o43t
JAI TRACT SOCLETY, No. 808 Chestnut Street, Phila.
Life of the 'Apostles John and Paul, by Rev. Horace
Hooker, completing the sot of Oalladett's Scripture Biog
raphy, in eleven volumes, with engravings; pp.:384,18 mo.;
35 cents.
Reply to Paine. This able and conclusive work, which
has been included in the Society's Volume on Infidelity, is
now issued separately, and in larger type, (as above) that
it may be accessible to all who wish to circulate it, to coun
teract the poison of prevailing error.
Illustrated Family Almanac for 1857, adapted for all parts
of the country, with nine elegant engravings. This Al
marurri cootainefour calendars complete, calculated for Bog.
ton, New York, Baltimore, and Charleston. Price, 6 cents
single, $3.50 for 100, $3O for 1000 This Almanac barely
pays the cost of 'Booing it, and ought to roach a million
families in our own country. Dealers, and others, should
order early.
The Christian Almanac, in German, for 1867, is of the
same character, on the same terms.
New Tract, No. 683, "The Precious Blood of Christ."
B — -
On the Blairsville Branch of the Oentrel Penna.
Rel. S. 11. Sin Purr, A. H., Mra. P. P. SHEPLEY, Princlpidc,
with sir teacher&
Amommodations for seventy boarding scholars. Course
of study systematic, thorough, and extended. Pupils re
ceived for a partial or the entire course.
The best facilities afforded for the study of Instrumental
Music, Drawing, Painting and French, at usual rates. Charge
for tuition, In regular studies, and board, furnished room.
&c., (exclusive of wa shing and fuel,) per session of
live months, half in advance, $60.00.
Tee per cent. abatementtor two from the same family;
also, for daughters of clergymen, and ladies preparing to
teach, whose circumstances require it. Catalogues fur
lashed, on application.
Present session will close September 26. The next session
will commence Nov. 3. S. E. SHEPLEY, Proprietor.
Blairsville, Indiana County, Pa. se6-2cn.
elderly gentleman, accustomed to the raising and
managing of Beea, bee discovered a method by which he, or
any one, can prevent bees from going away. It is truly
untiring to be able to bring down a ,tray swarm that you
may hear passing over your head. Or if your been manifest
a disposition, when coming out of the hive, to fly off with
out lighting, you can make them light. Or If they attempt
to go away after they have been hived, you can make them
swarm on your hat, if you wish. It Is no trilling matter,
but truly usefnl and amusing, and every one thatis connected
with the raking of bees, should be acquainted with.
Any person enclosing and Bending one dolbw and a stamp,
to Dr. Wki. BREWSTER, editor of the Journal:Huntingdon,
Huntingdon County, Pa., will twelve full Instructions how
to proceed. jyl2,3m
year the system of dealing exclusively in Mourning
and Housekeeping Goods, we are now fully convinced of the
advantages, both to buyer and seller, which result from it.
We confine ourselves to the above named classes of goods,
and can thus devote more attention to, and put together a
much larger assortment of each class. Our stock includes
no hefts, or goods to be sold at cost, involving the necessity
of largo prong upon linens, and other articles. Thus, while
the purchaser has the advantage of selecting from a large
assortment, the inducements of low prices, and the certain.
ty of getting the very bast quality, is also presented. We
ask the Inspection of our stock by those wanting articles in
our line, and feel confident they cannot fail to be suited, in
goods and price. BROOKS & COOPER,
sela-tf. No. 75 Market Street, Pittsburgh.
is at W. B. ELTON - HEAD'S
Watch, 'Jewelry, and Silver Ware Store, No. 184 S.
SECOND Street, between Pine and Union, west side, Philada.
where you will find a large assortment of the above
named . pods:. also, Plated Communion Service, Tee-
Setts, Cake Baskets, Castors, Spoons, Forks, Ike. AU
kinds of Watches, Jewelry, and Silver Ware, made to
orderand repaired. Es.A deduction made to Clergymen.
aka_ t will Bell my goods as low as can be had in the city.
subscriber, being provided with Steens Printhig
Cremes, and a groat variety of Printing Types and other fix
tures, is prepared to execute every description of Beoks
Pamphlets, Cards, Bills, Labels, &c.
Blank Deeds, Blank Books, Paper and Stationary, always
on hand. J. T. BUR YOWL,
No. 84 Ylfth Street, Casette Building.
Pittsburgh. Deo.B. 1855.
and wife, to take charge of a Boarding Norm.
None need apply without sending reference. Address
Shade Gap, Huntingdon Co., Pa.
LADIES, Pottstown, Montgomery County Pa.
The Whiter &salon of this Institution will commence
November 4th. For Circular., with fell particulate, address
Principal and Proprietor.
STREET, Pittsburgh, dealers in Watches, Jewelry, and
Silver Ware. inylo4f
TIBT. Siff WAINTIT Rtie4. sawn 111.1nitb.
' NOV&Lt- , —Draa; a tale orthe Great Dlemal Swamp
2, Tab, $1.76.; by,mail, prepaid, E2OO. ~ For sale by. •
ila274t. Y 65 Market Street, Pittsburgh.
$1,50 per sear.
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