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of the formal and Afessenger,
says, that in eight of the New England
110 States, the NUNBSIt or BAPTISTS is
mail less than ten years ago. The cause
3erease is attributed to the large emigre
t.ward ; but, at the same time, it is stated,
Western Baptist churches have not re
correspond' uv increase.
,rty.third nnnual meeting of the Arum
-IST PunmeArtoN Socvery, WaS held in
, the 13th inst. The number of stereo
;es now owned by this Society, is forty.
mud and eleven. The whole number of
inted during the year, is twenty-three
four hundred and thirty-eight thousand.
ipts have beet, $48,00; the expenses,
A history of the Church of Christ,
earliest age to the present time, is now
of preparation under the auspices of
Great attention has been lately
with regard to the early history , of the
denominations in this country.
have just been purchased in Boston,
NORMIATIONAL LIBRARY ASSOCIATION,
30, (11 Which extensive and elegant
tre to be erected for its valuable Libra
tuitional collections illustrative of early
history and literature; also, for the ao
ion cf the various other Societies of
nation, and for a public reading
deign is, to make this place a kind
us Exchange, where clergymen and
the Congregational order, from all
I;ind, may meet for conference and
.2 7 Cln of HARVARD COLLEGE have
.utions condemnatory of the Secret, or
,er societies, formed in connexion with
the literary Institutions of the land.
will probably receive the approbation
the Presidents and Professors in our
The Commencement at Harvard will
thiF year, on the 16th of July. The
celebration is to be held hereafter only
'tree years—the year in which the Tri
alogue is issued. This year, the cele
ill take place the day after Commence
ti Oration will be delivered by the Hon.
THOMAS J. OAKLEY, Judge of the
Court of New York, died on the 12th
was one of the most distinguished
jurists of the State. His loss is univer-
vrietors of the New York Times offer a
OF $4,000, for such information as will
he apprehension and conviction of the
or murderers; of the late Dr. Burden.
;ed motive for this, is the absence of
'orts from other quarters.
exercises of the graduating Class of
THEOLOGICAL SEMINARY, were held on
the 11th inst. The graduates num-
ibrary of the late Rev. DR. SOIVROEDXRP
d at auction on Tuesday, the 12th
contained some old and valuable books
its collections. Watson's London Poly
le, with an Appendix and Lexicon—
of which is given in nine languages—
lB2. One of the same edition of this
ly sold in London for $360. The
~almud, in twelve volumes, sold for
!I' volume. A manuscript copy of the
... the Arabic language, brought $2.26.
Thesaurus Ecolesiastious, in two volumes,
for $7 per volume. Bomber's Rabbini
:, an old work, in four volumes, printed
e, from the Library of the Earl of Oa
sold for only $2 per volume., The
al bidders were Dr. Cogswell, of the Astor
Dr. Cruse, of the Library of the Union
;al Seminary, and a secondhand book-
. the corner of Fulton and Nassau Streets.
New York STATE COLONIZATION SOCILETY
twenty fifth Anniversary in the Rev. Dr.
church, on Tuesday evening, thel2th
,121e011 Phelps, President of the Society,
the Chair. The Annual Report, which
very favorable amount of the last year,
by the Corresponding Secretary, Rev.
Pinney. Addresses were delivered by
r. Francis Burns, (colored,) a resident of
for the last twenty years, and by the Rev.
rune. The receipts of this Society for the
, as well as the receipts of all the other
it Societies having New York for the
operations, have been placed, for con
of reference, in another column, to
•efer our readers.
irtyseeond Anniversary of the Amnnr-
LIT SOCIETY was held on the following
the same church. The audience was very
Chief Justice Williams, of Connecticut,
The great objeot of interest was the
the Investigating Committee, appointed
;9. After a few remarks by the Hon.
Fri:linghuysen, in which he bore testi
the readiness with which every facility
work assigned the Committee had been
by the officers of the Society, the Re
read by Judge Jessup, of Pennsylvania.
,rent subject of discussion, at the time of
hutment of the Committee, was the rela-
the Society to the subject of Slavery', we
resolutions proposed by the Committee
and also the resolution with respect to the
or emendation of works published by
iation to publishing upon the subject of
the Committee recommend the adoption
flowing resolutions, as marking out the
iscrimi nation between what the American
misty, according to its Constitution, may
not publish :
4, That the American Tract Society was
.:(1 for a definite purpose, namely: ",To
knowledge of our Lord Jesus Christ as
mr of sinners, and to promote the inter
nal godliness and sound morality, by the
on of religious tracts calculated to
approbation of all evangelical Chris-
That this Society cannot, therefore, with
itself to be made a special organ of
f religious or moral reform, mech. as
Anti-Popery; Anti-Slavery, ;
:Li', its proper sphere, its influence
istaiii the cause of truth and righteous-
ii, That in endeavoring to accomplish its
d holy mission, the Society should deal
uledly, and bear impartial testimony
all forma of fundamental doctrinal error
immorality, prevailing', fn vithroxid
,art of our country.
veil, That in the judgment of your Com
the ratifieal aspects of Slavery tie entirely
Use proper sphere of this Society, and cannot
zed in its publications : but that those moral
, iet, grow out of the existence of Slavery, as
ho.,e moral evils and vises which it is known
wad which are condsmned in Scripture,
och drplored by evangelical Christians, un.
y d, i LII within the province of this Society,
and ought to be discussed in a fraternal and
•1. That whatever considerations in the are met this 'day to express our sorrow at the die
, h.‘v,i seemed to recommend to the Pub- pensation which has removed the pastor whom we
C. , n,olittee the course pursued in its loved, and whose instructions and example, we
or , rthin works, yet, in the future pub- prized, to tender our sympathy to the bereaved
of hookm and tracts, no alteration or family, and to acknowledge His sovereignty who
I ”I she sentiments of any author should has directed the event.
Lot w rks not adapted to the design of Resolved, That we sensibly realize ,our,grcat
ety in their original form, or by a regular • loss, and mourn because' we will here see his face
a .bri,kent2nt, should he No oily omitted. no more: .that we will cherish his memory for
led to the Report is a statement of the the estimable qualities of his mind and heart,
of' the Society, since, its formation to the and because he loved us and spent his strength to
time. During that period, viz., thifty- , . Resolved, That we deeply sympathize with the
UT, 4,508,340,551 pages have been cirou- tifilltded;Amily in their sore bereavement, and
this and foreign lands. The receipts of commend them to their covenant keeping God,
•ive who says to them , " Let thy widows trust in me;"
liety for these thirty two years, exelus
fora judge bt the fatfatherless' ;and the widow, is :
•eceipts for rents,° have been : D,oteons God,izthisiholydfabitation. wit oi;-,e :- ° , • •
is, $2,180,716.87 ; sales, $8,306461.63 e•••.&..soeldrheitt-While`vre sorely feel'thh. stroke
—teaaliiiag a total of $5,4fir,,8G7.70. On motion
of the Rev. Joseph P. Thompson, of the Taber
nacle church, seconded by Horace Holden, Esq.,
an elder in Dr. Spring's church, the Report was
adopted without a dissenting voice.
The annual sermon before the New York BIBLE
SOCIETY was preached on Sabbath evening, the
10th inst., by Rev. M. L. P. Thompson, D.D., of
Buffalo, from Matt. xvii : 19.
On the same evening, the annual sermon before
the AMERICAN HOBIE MISSIONARY SOCIETY was
preached in Dr. Adams' church, on Madison
Square, by the Rev. Dr. Sturtevant, President of
Illinois College, from Matt x.: 5, 6. At the
annual meeting of the Directors of this Society,
held on the morning of the following Thursday;
the late action of the Committee with regard to
churches containing slaveholders, would seem to
have been indorsed, for the same Committee was
The annual meeting in behalf of the AMERI
CAN BOARD OF CODIMISSIONERS FOR FOREIGN MIS•
SIGNS was held on Friday morning, the 15th inst.
From the annual ,Report, it appears that the
losses of this Board by the late troubles at Can
ton, amount to $14,000. We clip, the following
from the account given by the Times:
The receipts of the 'board are $29,000 ahead
of last year. Thirteen thousand dollars were
asked for the building of the missionary packet
Morning Bear, and $28,000 were contributed. The
handsome surplus remaining is set aside to keep
the vessel in repair. • ,
The speakers at yesterday's meeting were rep
resentatives from Asia, Africa, and the Sandwich'
Islands. Rev. Albert Bushnell presented the
results of the operations of the year in the
Gaboon Mission, in West 'Africa ; Rev. E., 'J.
Beckwith, President of Oahu College, spoke of
the Sandwich Islands; Rev. Dr. Riggs told, of
Constantinople; Rev. Benjamin Schneider spoke
for Aintab,- in Turkey; Rev. T. Dwight Hunt,
appeared for California; and Rev. H. D. GBREID,"
of this city, spoke for missions generally, and
New York in particular. Dr. Rigg's pressed the
necessity for the establishment of mission stations
in Wallachia and Moldavia. Mr. Schneider 'gave
an entertaining account of the progress of
missions in Aintab and its vicinity.
The Annual Sermon before the 'APOIMOiII AND
Foitztax-CnnisvAN UNION, was. preached in Di.
Asa D. Smith's chivoh, by the Rev. Dr. Forsyth,
of Newburg, New York, from Luke xxiv , 47.
The Annual Collation of the - CONGEROATIONAL
UNION, came off on Thursday evening, the 14th
inet., at the City Assembly RoTns. Wm. M.
Everts, son of the late Dr. Jeremiah Everts, pre
sided. During the evening, addresses were made
by Rev. R. W. Clarke, of Broeklyn, Rev. Dr.
John Tod, of Pittsfield, Mass., Rev. Dudley A.
Tyng, of Philadelphia, Rev. Dr. Wilkes; of Mon
treal, Rev. John M. Krebs, D. D., of the Old
School Presbyterian Church, Rev. Mr. Williams,
of Mosul, and others.
On the same evening, the DISOIPLBS OF SWE
DENBORG celebrated'the centennial anniversary of
their order; and on the following evening a, dis
course was delivered in Hope Chapel, by Prof..
Bush, on the doctrines, present condition, and
future prospects of their Church.'
The Rev. Joms A. 'COLLIiie, distinguished
and active minister of the -Methodist Episcopal
Church, and well known in the Middle States,
died on the 7th inst.
The Annual Meeting of the PRESBYTERIAN
HISTORICAL &cum was held in Dr. Brainard's
church, on Pine Street, on Monday evening, the •
11th hot. Henry J. Williams, Esq., occupied
the Chair. This Society is composed of the two
General Assemblies, the Associate Reformed, Se
ceders, and Covenanters. At this meeting, the
other division of the Covenanters, commonly
called "Old Side," was added to the Society.,
The Society unanimously adopted the act of in
corporation lately granted by the Legislature of
Pennsylvania. The Annual Report was pre
sented by Dr. Van Rensselaer. In this Report,
a very feeling and just' tribute was paid to the
former Secretary, the late Rev. Richard Webster.
This Society resolved, Ist, to publish an annual
volume of transactions ; 2d, to make an effort to
raise $lO,OOO as a permanent fund; Bd, as it will
be, next year, • just one hundred years'from the
re-union of the Synods in 1758; it was resolved
to memorialize the two General Assemblies on
the subject of celebrating the event in some
creditable, way. We clip the following proceed
ings from the American Preebyierian :
After the adoption of the Report, the follow
ing yelics were presented to the Society, accom
panied by addresses which seemed to be interest
ing to those present : By the senior editor of this
paper, a Sermon preached by Rev. Robert
Cooper, called "Courage in a Good Cause," one
year before the Declaration of Independence, to
Col. Montgomery's battalion of troops under
arms, at Shippensburg, Pennsylvania. Mr. Wal
lace read several extracts, which had in them the
true ring of the old. - metal. This was followed
by some, remarks by the Rev. S. J. Baird,' in
which be stated that John Knox 'laid it down ex
pressly, in his works, that kings held their
thrones by the election of the people, and could
be lawfully deposed if they violated the Consti
tution of the realm. Rev. George Duffield, Jr.,
then presented a MS. Salmon of his great-grand
father, Rev. George Duffield, D. D., preached in
1777. It added greatly to the interest of the oc
oasion, that Dr. Duffield was not only chaplain to
the first Congress, in conjunction with the ven
erable Bishop White, bat also ,the first pastor of
the Pine Street churoh, and lies buried beneath
the floor of the building in ivhichthe Society was
then assembled. Dr. Brainerd then expressed his
gratification at welcoming the Society to Old
Pine Street church, and added some rerainis. ;
comes of Dr. Duffield, which he had received
from old members of his congregation; among
other things, they said that Dr. Duffield, in• a
sermon, declared to the men of Ids congregation
that they ought to be ashamed to be staying at
honie when the army needed soldiers and soon
after joined the army himself, of which he bad
been elected chaplain. Dr. B. coneludedby pre
smiting to the Society a scarce volume of the
Sermons of Gilbert Tennent.
The following persons were then elected officers
of the Society for the ensuing
.Prisident.—Rev. Dr. Forsyth, 'of Newburg,
Vice Presiderete.—Rev. •Dr Elliott, Allegheny
City ; Rev. Dr. Brainerd, Philadelphia ; Rey. Dr.
McLeod, New York City; Rev. Dr. Beveridge,
and Rev. Dr. Pressly, Allegheny City. •‘' - •
Correeponding Secritary.--=-Rev. Samuel J. Bal'id
Recording Secretary.—Rev. Dr. , Dales, Phila
„Executive•Cotnrnitice.--Rev. Dr. Van Rensselser,
Philadelphia; Rev. Dr, Backus, Baltimore ; E.
Hazard, Esq., Philadelphia ' Henry I. Williams,
Esq., Philadelphia'; Rev. Geo. Duffield, Jr.,
Philadelphia; Rev.' Benj. J. Wallace, Philadel
phia ; Rev. Dr. Dales, Philadelphia ; Rev. Dr.
Cooper, Philadelphia; George H. Stuart, Esq.,
Philadelphia;, Rev. Tho Mas H. Beveridge, Phila
For the Presbyterian Banner and Advocate.
Appreciation of the late Rev. L. W.
BY THE CONEBEGATIOI 4 .
A meeting of the congregations of Landisburg,
Centre and Upper, which composed the pastoral
charge, of the Rev. L. W. 'Williams, deceased,
convened at the Centre, on - Thursday, the 14th
WHEREAS, The Head.of the Church has taken
our beloved Rastor to his reward, therefore we
TH RES 13YTERIAN BANNER AND ADVOCATE.
which has terminated the life of our lamented
pastor in the midst of his usefulness, yet we do
not murmur or complain ; but desire to how sub
missively to the will of Him who inflicted it, and
say. " Not our will, but thine he done."
Resolved, That these proceedings he published
in the Banner and Advocate, and Presbyterian, and
also that a copy be sent to the afflicted family.
JAMES CLARK, Chairman.
J. A. Linn, Secretary.
BY STUDENTS OF TUSCABOILA ACADEMY
The students of Tuscarora Aestlemy, in a meet
ing held May 15th, 1851, adopted the following
resolutions relative to the death of the late Rev.
L. W. Williams:
Resolved, That we express our deep and heart
felt sorrow at this sudden and unexpected dis
pensation of Divine Providence ; while at the
same time we bow with Christian submission to
the voice which ever speaks in love, and say,
" Even so, Father, for so it seemed good in thy
Resolved, That the deceased, while laboring
among us during the revival of last Winter, en
deared himself to us by his faithful and forcible
presentation of truth—his solOnn warnings, his
affectionate exhortations, and Jespecially by his
earnest solicitude for our eternal. welfare.
Resolved, That we tender to his sorrowing
friends and bereaved family our heart-felt sym
Resolved, That these resolutions be transmitted
to the Banner and Advocate, and the Presbyterian,
for - publication; and oapybe sent to hie
J. A. PATTERSON, 1 ,
' S. W. PUMROY, .
. - B. NOTT BOSWORTU, t •
, - =
J. H. Wnsort. ;., . . .
S. L. Fisler, Secretary:. . .
For the Presbyterian Banner and Advocate
MENDOTA, ILLINOIS, May 8, 1857.
REV. D.' Mdii.INNEY, D D —Dear Bro.
then:—By request, h forward to you a few
facts connected with the interest of relig,ion
in the Presbyterian Church in this part of
Northern Illinois. *4-
The edifice, erected at this place by, the
First Presbyterian congregation of Men
dota, was on Sabbath last (3d instant,)
dedicated to the worship of the triune God,
and Rev. J. S. Henderion installed pastor
by a committee of the Presbytery of Chica
go. Rev. 3. McKinney preached the ser
mon, presided and gave the charge to the
-pastor," and Rev. C. R. charged the
people and offered the concluding prayer.k
The building is substantial and neat, and
has been well, furnished by the ladies of
Edifice and lot worth about $5,000. All
free from. debt.
This has been .accomplished in part, by
the liberality of the citizens of 'Mendota
and vicinity, and in part by the aid of the
Church Extension Committee:of the General
Assembly'of our Church, the importance of
which cannot be fully estimated.
4n the same day the Sacrament of the
Lord's. Supper was observed. Ten mem-
bers were added on, examination and by
certificate. Cur hearts rejoiced, as we
compared.the present with the past. Not
since the organization of our .church were
we permitted to sit thus in the house of the
Lord and celebrate the death. of the Saviour.
We. said "How amiable are thy tabernacles
0, Lord of hosts."
This congregation was organized August,
1855, with five members. The labors of the
present pastor commenced about two months
after the organization of the congregation.
Since then, forty-seven members have been
We are enabled to say, "The Lord hath
done great things for us, whereof we are
Mendota is a rapidly . growing town of
from 2000 to 2300 inhabitants, loGated in
the centre of' the most desirable part of
Northern, Illinois; 88 miles from Chicago,
at the junction of the Illinois Central,
Quincy and. Burlington and Joliett, Mendota,
and Albany Railroads; is three years old.
Presbyterian families desiring to emigrate
to the rich and fertile plains of Illinois,
will find this a healthful and desirable point,
with the advantages of a pleasant topa6rega
tion, a good house of worship, and theMen
dota.Collegiate Institute affording' all need
ful facilities for securing for their children
of both sexes a thorough Christian educa
May the great Head-of the Church eon
tinue to smile on the efforts of his people,
and to his name shall. be the praise.
;' : RUMS.' •
The important bearing of , Ilansas upon the sal
cial well-being of ,the whole country, makes it
the duty of a journalist to give the leading news
relative to affairs; when matters rdiable can
tr e known. Unhappily this is notalways the case.
Partizans have been so much in the habit of in
venting, exaggerating, and misstating things, that
1 it is almost impossible, ordinarily, to feel confi
i dent :that . we have' before us:' .:It
however, an ascertained fact, that there is free
access by the Missouri and that immigrants
in great numbers are flocking thither. ,
The absorbing question at present, is the foi
l:nation. of a State Constitution. The registry of
- voters, taken under the Territorial law,, is com
plained of as defective, partial, and' incorrect.
Hence the Free-State men talk of not voting for
Delegates to the Convention. If they - shall not
vote, nothing can be.expeeted but the election of
pro-slavery men, and hence 'a Constitution of
that type. But the , labors of the Convention
must ,be submitted: to,the people; and if, then,
there is the large majority ,of Free-State' men
which is claimed, and if the election shall be fair,
the Constittition will be rejected. This will sub
ject the Territory to another effort and some de
lay, before'it can be recognized in the sisterhood
of ;States. Let parties, however active and zeal
ous, be also patient and honest, and things' may
come right the end, the :majority will rule.
Governor Walker last - week took the oath of
office, at Washington, and departed for the Tetri
tory. He is a gentleman of much firmness; and
of great administrative ability. His birth and
education were in Pennsylvania. His political
life was developed hi , 'Be is regarded
as Southern in his feelings. We see thatleading
men, North and South, accord to him a fixedness
of purpose to act uprightly.
In an address, publishetlin , the E Y. Times,
delivered by the Governor; just before setting out
1 for Kansas, he.says:
"The people of that Territory had a clear
and unquestionable right to decide for, them
selves upon the adoption of a State Constitution
-1:-andanytattempt on the part of anY Convention,
or any other body of men, however respectable
and influential they might be, to impose upon the
Territory & Constitution not sanctioned by ..the
popular vote, would be a usurpation and a, wrong
which could not be tolerated. for a moment.. So
far as the utmost exercise of his official powers
and his personal influence would go to secure that
xenon, Governor Walker said he was determined
the people of Kansas should have an opportunity
for a full, free and solemn expression of their will
upon the adoption of any Constitution that might
be framed—after a fair and satisfactory census
!, o f a u th e bona fide inhabitants who might be in
the Territory at 'the time. Re considered this
due to them. It was part of their inherent and
inalienable sovereignty. And he'should consider
it, "not only a Pettit of law and of officinl duiy, as
an officer of the TaTitory, but a point of honor as
1,?, man and et. Or typten,, i ,4o do everything:in his
.power toliedoe;t9 oon.the,Vp i n, 4w,nqd
puted:::exereisektrttitis fundamentaktight.9- This
be:ol:l4lrelitietO be the great point asset:l64llb the
peace and welfare of Kangas. If the people
could have such a vote, all dissensions would be
settled. And he regarded all the past differences
—the contests about the Legislature, about the
Topeka Constitution, about the census and regis
ter of voters—as preliminary questions; import
ant, undoubtedly, but deriving most of their con
sequence from their relation to this great and
paramount question—the right of the people of
Kansas to decide for themselves upon the Consti
tution which Play be offered for their adoption.
If this could be properly and satisfactorily ad
justed, all the difficulties which now embarrass
the settlement of the Territory would disappear,"
That this is not a mere thought. with Mr. Walk
er, but a settled purpose, founded on his Sense
of right, and the execution of which maybe con
fidently expected, would appear from a quotation
we see, of his speech of Deo. 10, in New York, on
the result of last Fall's election. He said:
" Is it not the duty, then, of every, patriot, and
especially of every member #f the Democratic
Party, to yield to the in-coming Administration a
cordial support in settling the only questien
which threatens the safety of the American Union.
To accomplish this great purpose;it is necessary
that all external violence and all
citizens of other States shall he removed from
Kansas, and that the peoPle who have settled,' or
shall settle; bona fid4 in that territory; shall be
permitted to decide the question ,for . themselves.
Not only must all.external violence,. be, removed, l
but alt those unconstitutional jaws must. be
annulled which interrupt the free discussion' of
the very question upon which thippople of Kan
sas are called' to' decide, 'or which prevent, by test
oaths or otherwise, the free'. exercise . the
eleotive franchise. * ;upon : this •prinel
ple,,,Kansas shall come into,the,Upion with a con
stitition similar to that of Virginia "and other
States of the South, by ihe'free ' and ,unblased
suffrage of the'Majority of her own people,. every
justand patriotic citizen of the North will Asheer
fully, submit to their. decision. ,on the. Pth er
land, the majority of the people. of;Kensae, with,
the same free and unbiased - stifferage, as seems
moat probable, sheuld deCide that theiti rocalliV
stito.tions shall he similarlo - thinie of , New:York
or !Pennsylvania, the. Democracy . ; of the South.
will cheerfully acquiesce in their ;decision. And,
fello'w:citizens, is not: this the only ; practicable
way in.which this ag4ation can be made to ter
minate and the country be relieved froth the • perils
by which we have been environed
Such, declarations from,sucka man,,thefavored,
appointee of the President, autherize the hope,
that, however unjust may have been the past
legislation and present laws Of the Territory, the
people may yet, if they are faithful to their duty,
have all their social rights, under
„the great prin
ciples of equitable government:
The George Lam has arrived' froin
bringing $1,700,000 in treasure - 'The Prometheus
also has arrived; With Californiii'ddes to 20th of
A bill has passed the Senate; submitting the
question of paying the State debt to the people.
The news from the mines was very favorable.
Business at San Franeispo was very dull.
The crops in California promise to'be aliuntdant
beyond all precedent. -
The Democrats have carried the charter elec
tion at Sacramento by large majorities.
A small steamer has been launched at Stockton,
being the first ever built there., : ..-.., .,
A quartz boulder, valued at $8,009, has been
found at Minnesota: '
The Diggers are being eMployed as domestics
in various parts of .the Staley witll7, satisfactory
There is, as usual, a long list , of crimes and
If was generally , thotight that the people of
Oregon will adopt the State form of government,
and a constitution prohibiting sfavery.
The Winter in Oregon has been more stormy,
and the snow deeper,than,e ; *,before known.
Brigham Young was compelled to flee from Batt
Lake to save himself from thifiVy' of his flock.
The Havana correspondent, of the: True Delta
Bays theta private letter has,b,ee'n received, stating
that Gen. Walker hid evacuated. Rivas, and had
taken refuge on board a ''British man-of-War at
San Juan Del Sat. -
The Governor of Panama ltas issued a procla
mation prohibiting thebentri of adventurers who
have taken, .or intend to take a part , in 'the Cen
tral American war, into_ Pseania.
From Pitzgerald'a Philadelphia City Item, ,a Weekly Fami
ly and liminess Paper tr Town and Cenntry.]
National Safety Savuig Fund.
It has long been onr intention to make some
remarks in relation - to Vie' Saving Fund system in
general; whicli 'teen 'produetive l- of inch
greatA4public , eadvantagerboth - winL , Europe'.'and.in
this country, but at present, we have only room
to give a few, suggestions in. r relation,te',the Sav
ing FunclOf the icational Safety Tina 09mpany.
J. ; S. .H
This old and well-established institution has
acquired such a high reputation, that a great
many of our vrcalthy,citizens have
the best place'in which 'to depoSit their money ;
andpeePle who have :large'sums• which it is 'de
sired should be kept`with a sPeciii regard to se
curity, often come from egrear distanon to put
their money'in the SaVing. Fund; Where the de
positor gets interest for it, and from Which he
can obtain it again at any Moment it is called for.
It will be readily . understood that an institution
which cenfines its business entirely to receiving
money On interest, and which has nearly a oiedion
and a half dollars, all in: Real Estate, Mortgages,
Ground Rents, and other first class securities, as
required by thechartV, possesses, elements which
no train of. circumstances can shake, and which
will never fail to command ,the confidence of peo
pie,, who do business with it. The office is in
Walnnt ; Street,`.. South-West corner of Third,
'Sr. Lours; 'May' 18.-The-Utah mails, with
dates to the seoond of April, states that the Ter
ritory is quiet. :Preparations - are being made to
send a large,number of missionaries to. all, parts
of the world. The accounts of. the moveruents
of Brigham Young
.do not.agree, with these re
ceived by way of 'California:, •He'sierited to pos
sess the entire.tainftdenatx:oUtlie')ieople, and was
plannilaran :excursion . to. WA Mormon• settlement
on Salmon river i ;fer.somo4on)ixt_own cause :,
The Mormons at'San,Barnardo,, and thedsur i
rrounding Sattieinenin; ,
Lake City.; *. • ;•,• • ' • '
The Chymineetare -A-Arc:der
arrived at Fort Laramie, 'who . reported that 'they
acknowledged the lose of t toix.V wtgrtiorix:Etent to
commit depredations on the Oalifoinlik road;: in
consequence of which they pijoii rs , o f
sixteen tinders; and disPieohed'ilie huhdied
tiers to.the road, to avenge the loiii•of the tribe.
The grass -crop wawa 'month laturAhan usual.
The Asia htis arrived, with Liierpool date's to
the 2nd inst. The'.Oriith 'American thus sums , up
The EnOshPirliameut had assembled, arid
had prorogued with the formizlities attending •the
opening. With the exception of increased' 'dis
content in the Turkish principalities, the news in
that section is not important. Evelyn Dennison
.has been elected Speaker of the , British . Parlia
ment. The RusSianDuke,COniitintipe bad, been
received in Paris with great'henoiS. The Queen
of Spain's speech will announce the re-establish
ment of friendly relations .between Spain and
Rome, and hopes that Mode° will apologize and
pay the indemnity required, otherwise Spain will
take hostile. measures. Reports are again in cir
culation that the King of Denmark will be . foiced
to abdicate: The accounts of the revolt of the
Chinese, and slaughter of..two thousand of them
•at•Saraw,ak, are confirmed.. The collision, of the
ships Tuscarora and itadrew Foster occurred off
llo.h.andcln midnight of Tuesday,.the 28th ult.
The Andrew Foster mink, afraUst: immedilitelY,`bitt
-the 61..60 saved 'themselves -in. 4heir boats; add
about six hundred passengg-sai,WrArd i p- e tk..sops=
,fr l m • M E' tR a n ag l': qra. t
anithanbes p r esentation 11 the `A s icre gov-
ernment of a silver mednl and sum of money to
the Margate boatmen, who rescued the crew of
the ship Northern Belle. The Swiss Federal
Council has, by a unanimous vote, agreed to the
proposition of the Four Powers for the settlement
of the Neufchatel question. The Duchess of
Gloucester, the last surviving daughter of George
the Third, died on the 30th ult. There teas no
-opposing candidate to the election of John Evelyn
Dennison as Speaker of the House of Commons.
According to the Board of Trade returns of the
Imports of March, they show an increase of £l,-
000,000, compared with the same month of last
year. Lady Franklin has purchased the Aberdeen
Clipper, for another search for her lost husband,
arid given the command to Capt. McClintock. It
is not improbable that Lord Palmerston will at
tempt a little Reform bill, in order to disarm ri
valry in the New Parliament, entreating the ex
tension of the right of suffrage to all the learned
professions, commissioned officers in the Army,
Navy and Militia; railway 'servants of a certain
rank, schoolmasters, t and others of a certain
amount, of educational, training. The reception
of the new Austrian Governor-General 1.1 the
Lombardo-Venetian provinees was rather cold.
The aspect of affairs in the Danubian• Principali
ties is serious; owing to the unfavorable disposi
tion of ,Kaimacan; who exhibits the utmost hos
tility toward the, party ',in favor of the provinces.
Dispatches, received from the French AmbasSa-.
dor, atlla.drid, announce "that the SPinish gov
ermnent accepts the" principle of the arrangement
proposed with Mexico. Le Nord say's' that the
French authorities will formally demand a per
manent embassy at Pekira„ and, in case, of re
fusal, will endeavor, in concert with the English
forces, to penetrate to the capital by `water, and
then dicate terms to the Chinese: The Coolies
on , board the Peruvian ship Carmen, for Calloa,
revolted and set.the, vessel on fire, when they ,all,
numbering two hundred , perished in the vessel.
,The 'Coolies on board the British ship Zialand,
also'revolted'and set fire .to the ship, but the
flames-were extinguished; - and - ill tlia" struggle
larenty-seven of the_CoZilies ,were killed or ;wound
fed b@foratordeKwas r.Cstore..d! a ( iYiges:treß l
Slog ghai~ ip,y3,B,tAttsqutt4i band s• of t i:epels
hnrned,'.llO-hoir, in .theProiinoe of Leang-ier, , and
'fifteenchops' of tea'ivere destroyed.: The Maas:
rin authorities of Whaniponehad , •aentericed three
'Chinese merchants; o death for having conversed,
upon commercial matter's with the English, con
trary.to commands. • By, the terms of the 'agree.
meat' in relation to the Neufchatel question, the
King of Prussia is to get a million of francs, but
,the Stviss, , it is said•will not recognize his' title of
Prince of Neufchatel.
gtlitt - t5
IM, A Friend of inions is tarnishing ns with Burglary
proof LOCkI9, to sell and apply the entire avails to the cause
of Missiona. Their safety has endured the severest test;
and we are allowed to . 6ll.theria simply at the' oz. .
$4.60 to $0.75. Will not the friends of Missions give iid a
The PRERSYTERY OF WASHINGTON etands adjotirned,
to meet in the First Presbyterian elixir& .or 'Wheeling, on
the 9th day of June next, at 2 o'clock P. M.
- • - • JAMES J.I3ROWNSON,Rtated Clerk.
The PftESBYT CRY OF RUN. TNGDO*_erll hold ;in ad
journed meeting on the Second•Tneadar(the 9th,) of June,
at U o'clock A. 4.,:b3. the, Liek. Ran Presbyterian
ROBERT HAXILL , Stated
On the 7th of. May,' by Rev. 0.' , . H. Miller, Mr. Moses
McGowAN to Miss 'Etztainern Metaithrtur., On the same
day, Mr. thaitieroratt:BEWALD to Mise Ivy Bare--all of Alle
gheny. County, Pa.
On the 28th nit, by Rev. jamas Cameron, Mr. Tumults J.
LAVE to MISS MA/MAUVE ADAIINE MCCOLIOUGH, all Of Peoria
On May sth, by Rev. Israel Price,, Mr. ,Tosism D. Pines to
Miss SARAH J. WANOONEP.i both of Carroll County, O.
At Amity, May 7th, by Rev. W.. P. Harvison,llr. JAmes A.
BOONE to Miss ELISABETH JANE SNARE, all of that place. •
On •the Bth inst., , by Rev. W. - A. West, Mr. Dino D. 'SKIN.
NEB, of Upper Path Valley; to' Miss JANE Been, of Tusca
rora Valley. On the same day, t iIIr.MENRE H. Hmmosi,:of
Three Springs, Huntingdon Coonnty, to Miss NAROISSA
daughter of Mr. John. Skinner, of Paunettaburg. •
On the sth ult., at the Middle Spring parsonage, by •Rev.
I, N. Hays, Rev. JOHN E. WooDS, of 'Bontonsport, lowa, to ,
Miss CAROLINE SLICING, of Middle SPring, Pa.
On. Tuesday, April 28th, by Rev. R. , Merrill, Air. T. B.
Mel sir;' of Scotch Grove,' Uwe, to Miss Mimi= Radar,
of Waynesburg, Ohio.
On Tuesday, the 3.2 th in, ,'
Robert %min, Aev.
GEORGE EtTAOTT, of Alexandria, to Mss' baba, 'daughter of
William,J. Wilson, M. D., of Potter's Mills, Penn's Valley,
Pa. On 'Tuesday, the 28th nit; Mr. ROBERT HOLMES, of
Jaeltsonville,, to' Miss B. M., daughter of Mr. Richard Oonley,
of Oak Grove, Penn's Valley, Pa.
Disp7-April 19th; at. the residence of her father, (David
Mimiiron, of Carrol Township, Washington County, Ps.,)
Ems CliaNittiy wife of Doi liengwell, in the i2d year of
Uniontoirn;Ohici, - ma the ll.th of Apiil,4l): the
75th year of her age, Mrs. Risz.s.suswitioConeuagy, ;wife of,
Mr. Robert McConaughy.' — : • '
The Subject of this notice had htionn member of the Pres
bythriau Church .for about fifty pears, hitving been rec'efred
into communion under the 'venerable Dr. Herron, while he
was pastor inEastern Pennsylvania. aver humbled with
a sense of her Own sinfulness; she clung fast, to Christ. and
his rightenuetiessite her sOnrssi of comftirt and belt, in time .
of need. In her last illness, while she esPreised a strong
desire to depart and be.with.Chriet, which is far better, she
patiently waited till her change came. ' Her end waa peace.
"Let me diethe deith . of the righteous,' and let my last end
Dien—At Kittanning, Tuesday, May fith, at 11, eelook
A. M of pulmonary disease, Mrs. Mori R, sidle of Mr:
Joseph MeCartney,,in . the 88th year of) her age. • • •
Her. sickness, though protracted, was borne with Chris.,
tiilu resigniitlon; She did not dread death; she knew it
was her life.. In submission, Zhe prayed
. to be released.'
Her • companionship here wee sweet; yet Ishii knew Wein'
wee a sweeter companionship above. She longed to ho with
Christ—to 'WI him as he is-41iat she might be like him.
Wo mourn her loss; should we not, rather rejeice at her
gain? She is better off than . ' we. " Blosied are the dead
which die in the Lord."
DIED—Of hemorrhage of the lugs, April 10th, HENRY H.
Beciru Bag , of Annapolis; Ohio,. a member, 'and snlmin
bleChiistian in the Presbyterian Church, aged 53 years.
Dim.—April 10th,: Mr. Busk:, of-Annapolis, Jefferson
Mr. Sproat was a citizen and a Christian much esteemed,
is - well as Mr. Becket,' by:' all who 'knew him. He was a
member of the Presbyterian Church.. ' •
• Dnco—ln Jefferson County. Ohio, on the 201 h of
Mre. Matz Russia, In the dash year cf , her age: ; -•
The deceased was a,constsient Christian, an affectionate
sister, and a, sympathizingcrlend. She has leftstargeeircle
of devoted Mends to " mourn theirldee. She - was a liberal
heated meititier of the Pieabyteiian Cliurcl at Annapolis,
Cith,'it his resideli - ce; iii Mill , ereek, Erie tin.,
Pa., Mr. GEORGE REED, in the 80th year of hinage.
5Se-deceased. was. born in.Tork. CotintaylPs,.., of. Irish
deutient. Of his early history and religions experience, the
writer lrriovie nothing; but if aPpears Hist, when - quite
young, he became the subject of Divine grace. He joined
the church in Chestnut Level, before 'emigrating. In - 1801;
he came first to Erie County, with.Joseph . hicOreary, his fu
ture brother-In-law. , --At that.tdmedt.vrasta wilderness, with
only hero and there a small opening in. the dense forest;
and the place where Erie City now stands , contained only
few cabins. Ho selected and purchased a tract of land, and
made Dome improvements on It. In 1e.94, he, brought his
wife to it with him; and there they lived and toiled together
for,more than fifty-three years. At that time, and for years
afterwards, when the people met for worship, it was in pri
yate laonzes or barns. . They, too, know. by expeilenesimany
Of the toils and hardships of a frontier life. Mei the war
of 1812 spread terror in all - this Lake region, he was a soldielV
in his country's army. He and hie wife united on eirtifirate,
'ln the organization of the Fairview church; by the Rev.
Johnston Eaton, in June 1808. He was then slectedand or
dained one of three Ruling'Elders: . This offic e he bold the
remainder of his life—nearly half a celattiry. This was per
'haps the first; or at least one of UM first, churches organ
ized in Erie Counts, of any denomination.
. Mr. ,Reed was a man of vigorous' constitntioni strong
mind, and good , judgment; a kind-husband and father;
and, withal, a staunch . Presbiterian. He rend and thought
for himself, and took a deep inteiest in the doings and wel
fare of the Church, especially about the time' f the difision
in the Assembly. He was. a Member of Erie' Presbytery
when it afterwards divided in Meadville, and• by no' m-ans
" a fence man." He knew that Yds home was with the Old
School. However, herwas a peace man,,and had no disposi
tion to be intolerant and - centioiloustoward those who dif
fered with him in eel:lß:Mini; Ho liV'ed it consistent ''Clirl's•
Gan life, was alt ornament in theibitrati, rt . cloae *Wild of
pastor; and a Albeml it_ippoiter of -the Slospel,arid con-
Vilnitor to the sereralDiatdmf the,Clittio . ll, sad to variene
benevolentotherenterprises.lie seemed to bare loomed,
by experience, the truth of our Lord's sa7ing, "It Si'moie
blessed to ;jive cOms fella subscri
ber to the rel *iota rpitimir Banner and
P / 711, "D 4 9!
fr° 2l ,:Arit*ar t 4n:c l o. l 4 4 4 l44 _ 1 °ft, it 011.06 he
'Ant to the hoed; of God thirongh storm end cold, when ho
did not expect to hear with much satisfaction. lie loved
the sanctuary, where he had recorded his vows, and where
the Lord visits his people; and his seat was seldom
vacant. Ile was ready, just waiting, and rather anxious
to depart. Ile remarked once to his minister, that if it was
the Lord's will to take him away with this disease, be
would like to hare a little time of comparative freedom
from pain for calm reflection. He got his request; and was
so easy fora few days, that hie friends thought ho was much
better, and might yet recover. lint he took worse, andfrom
that time, sank rapidly, retaining the full use of his reason
till his last breath. Re was often engaged in ejaculatory
prayer; and his last audible expression was, "Lord, receive
my spirit." And we have no doubt that the Lord answered
this, his lent prayer upon earth, and that he has passed
from his life of prayer and faith to his life of glory. He
trained his children in the way they should go, and bad
much comfort in his family. Tbree of them' have gone be-
fore him to the .spirit world, leaving. good evidence that
they were prepared, for their change. And three of them
remain; two are elders in the church, and one the wife of
an elder. , W. X.
Vl'resbyterian" please copy
Thaa—On the 26th nit., of scarlet fever, GIORGI'S WAEDIEG
TON, eldest eon of Mr. Robert. Osborn, fa the lath year of
his age. • . •
The unexpected death of this loVely and promising boy
is, to the bereaVed parents, a most painful and trying dis
pensation, and, bits made a sad and irreparable breach in
the circle of his loved and loving friends. Out down amid
the cheerful . Vuoya'ney aMd joyous hopes of early "youth,
like some bright and beauteous Hower, he has been trans
planted tothe celestial Paradise, there to grow and flourish
in perennial vigor and Immortal bloom.
"Weep not; although lie died in early, youth,
Ere. hope bad lost its rieh,,romantie hues: .
When human bosoms '
seemed the homes of truth, •
earth' still gleamed with beauty's radiant dews'
Yet Jesus took him, and . with spirit shriven,
He passed, as 't_were, on smiles from earth to heaven
Weep not for him."
Drati—On the morning of the lath lust, at her late resi
dence, in Kelly' Township, Union County, Miss &man
CLARK, aged M years.
In the year 18:12., -Miss Clark connected herself with the
Presbyterian ,church. of Buffalo, then :under the pastoral
care of the late Bev Mr. Hood; and from that , time until
her dea r th, she `maintained a life of consistent piety.' The
Word-of God waif her imost Prichinit esithly treasure;
her'iibitto'apetiff two'honin daily in.the study of its con
tents, thus replenishing her Simi .with ~spiritual feed. -Her
attendance upon the public ordinances of Divine worship
was constant ] . and regular; and in her !ntereourfie ivith
others, she utiffernily the principles of the CMS
pal.— She died; rabies on the efficacy of that grade which
shei found sufficient: for her dUring her life; atuther,re..
mains) attended : by a large concourse of friends and ac
guailitancas, were committed to their last earthly resting
place, in the Cemetery at lewisticirg.to await the summons
of her Saviour, on the morning of the resurrection. "
oleo's in the sight of the Lord lathe death of his saints."
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Wirh. ,J3iographical Sketches of : Two .Hunttreet of its Awl!,
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of the Presbyterian church,- Manch Chunk, Peunsylvania.
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TESTIMONY OF T ILE ROCKS;
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Red Sandstone, but from the accuracy and beauty of his de.
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the high tone of philosophy sudreligion which distinguishes
all his writings. . . . With the exception of Borne. , be
uneducated genius which has done honor to Scotland daring
thi teat century has never displayed that mental refinement,
and classical taste; and it tallectual energy, which mark all
the writings of our author,"
From Rev. William Buekland; P.R.S.:
Dr. Rockland s aid, at a meeting of the British Alsace&
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them. objects with a facility which makes me ashamed of
the comparative iimairrottess any poverty of my own de.
awriptions in the Bridgewater Treatise,' which cost me
hours and days s Or labor. I would give my left hand to poe
ms imeh powers of 'description as this man: and if it
pleases _ Providence Providence to spare his useful life, he, if any one,
wilt certainly . rendei silence attractive and popular, and do
equal service to Theology and Geology."
From Rev. William Minna, LL.D. :
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and enchanting description, which rises, not ucfrequently,
into the loftiest vein of poetry."
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