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to the whole Church. Even the
uestioo of Slavery, could, by no
interfere with such an amalga
"Virginia, South Carolina, and
can readily shake bands on this
Jiu, Mr. Editor, could such an
t be effected, (and the true in
le whole Church imperatively
at least two.thirds of the esti - -
beloved brethren now fastened
;ships to those small Institutioni,
rown at once and directly into
irk of the Gospel ministry, ably
of the most influential pulpits
than which, God never gave
e useful and honorable post.
Aghty accession this, to the di
mg force of the ministry !
le great interests of Christ's
much more profitably em
be some two-thirds of those
able ministers of the New
,bus consecrating all their ener
irect work of the ministry, than
or four such men should yield
and attention to the business
twenty five or thirty young
the requisite qualifications for
' As matters now stand, some
of our best men in the South
in teaching theology to some
hundred students, a work which
them could do quite as well,
tter, provided they were fur
-1 the aids and facilities for giv
with which a first class and
Institution would readily
I fearlessly maintain, Mr.
to great work of training men
try, so far from being hindered
the arrangement above suggest
bit the nail directly on the head,
" one first-rate school is bet-
a dozen second•rate." If the
tsked, why so many Theological
we sprung into being, it can
ed by saying that the necessi
iureb, the cause of Theological
it the glory of God demanded
,hment. Local jealousies and
's—funds and property contri
lition that a Seminary be es
particular locality 7 and, in
fear, unholy rivalry between
inters and different sections of
lave had much to do with the
iication of Theological schools.
,erations, assuredly, will never
tltiplication and endowment of
at such immense expendi
and money. Princetonfthe oldest
Idowed of all our Theological
first great successful experiment
38 of training men for the minis
-3 instead of private instruction
on specially beloved for the foun
.Lers' sakes, who gave it being,
conducted its early administra
:ruction—Princeton, of course, we
maintain its high position, as a
Irophets,until the consummation
Passing thence to Allegheny,
tcrishes a profound conviction,
91 of the prophets has been, ab
csling of a special Providence;
prayers of the fathers and
lel, in our Western Zion; and
. at the time, its existence and
was sought for. And long may
tidence protect and foster its iii
ret greatly enlarge its prosperity, ,
its usefulness. But with such
the accommodation and instrue
mts, as Allegheny possesses—
corps of learned and popular
id a full endowment nearly coin-
we not innocently question the
establishing, quite so soon, an
;ical school in the North4est ?
flghty students, Allegheny asks,
is readily accommodate and in•
or sixty more. ::Why establish
3 nary until it is absolutely need •
though Allegheny were full,
.r from the truth,) Danville
a cordial welcome to an addi
' students, and so would Prince
Columbia, if those Southern
;aunot be induced to unite their
call into being, at the cost of
hundred thousand dollars, a
;ological faotory, with little or
,o work up? or material which
tadily and as thoroughly worked
misters at existing Institutiohs,
lditional cost of men or money?
often said that students can be
1 for the ministry among the
whom they expect to live and
is objection has any force, it
least every State in the Union
.3 own Theological Seminary;
much, it proves nothing. No
will vindicate such reckless
is said, exults in the prospect
and complete endowment. In
?ectation, she may be easily dis-
But the endowment completed,
fully manned, where are the
To multiply theological students,
ling to do but to multiply Theo
'ls Y Why, then, have not
ince Edward, and Allegheny,
ling of Danville, being yet in
long since overflown with Stu-
Calvinists, we stoutly maintain
alone can originate the basis of
character, and call men effectually
ministerial work—that nothing
Almighty grace can quarry from
';ble pit and miry clay" of hu
iud, the requisite material, and in
uautity to supply our Theological
rho latter never converted young
lent and education, and turned
the self-denying labors of the
It is a false impressiOn that we
ministry by multiplying Theo
,L,,ries. If God calls a man to
he will not fail to reach it,
Theological Seminary bad ever
.1 God does not call men to the
the Church is better without
,rover perfect the machinery for
her .ous for this high vocation.
other phase of the question, viz.,
, oey to multiply Professors unduly,
cake at another time.
the Presbyterian Banner ant Advocate.
Church of Bucyrus, Again.
:—As you remember, some
dicc, the action of the church of
wd4 published in your - paper, stating
hat the pastor had given notice of
ion to ask Presbytery to dissolve
d relation between himself and
:11; and also the reluctant but
consent of the congregation.
, number of brethren, naturally sup
the church t 3 be vacant, have written
visited it, I would just state that
lry did not dissolve the pastoral rela
e matter was so arranged that I am
and everything is moving on as
,nd all we need to make us a happy
d people, and a prosperous church,
ir measure of the Spirit of Christ.
give us this.,, Yours, in Christ,
The Ashman Institute••-Its Estimation by
OXFORD, Chester CO., Pa., June 18.
Mu. EDITOR:—The undersigned, hav
ing returned from a pleasant and profit
able tour through Western Pennsylvania,
and North Western Virginia, in behalf of the
Ashmun Institute, it is proper to make a
public acknowledgment of the favor every
where accorded to that enterprise; and of
the personal kindness with which, for his
work's sake, he was in every instance re
ceived. During the time spent in that re
gion, be had the opportunity of addressing
many churches, conversing with many in
dividuals, and of addressing one Presby
tery, that of Washington, which held an
adjourned meeting at Wheeling, on Tues
day, the 9th inst. The result of these con
ferences with God's people upon this sub
ject is, that they most cordially approve the
enterprise, and have begun to. support it.
The ground of their approbation is that
which commends it to the favor of our
whole Church, and to all Christian people,
North, South, East, and West. its aim is to
provide for the African race an educated
ministry of their own people.
It is matter of profound gratitude, that
while other ecclesiastical bodies have been
rent or distracted by agitations respecting the
condition of the colored people at the South,
our own beloved Zion, although embracing
within her communion men of every politi
cal opinion, has hitherto, by God's favor,
maintained her unity and dignity, while she
has aimed to discharge her duty to the Afri
can race, whether bond br free, in minister
ing to them the Gospel, which her glorious
Head has commanded to be preached "to
every creature." This has been the uniform
praotice of the Church from the beginning;
and in accordance with , the principle in
volved in it, our General Assembly at Nash
ville adopted resolutions commending the
Ashmun Institute to the confidence and
liberality of the ohnrches,,as "an important
work, aiming at the highest good of the
African race, wherever found."
Subsequently, the subject was, pre
sented to nearly all our Presbyteries ; and so,
far as heard from, they have returned almost ,
the same response, from every quarter of the
Church—approving the enterprise, express
ing confidence in its management, and, re
commending it to the liberality of their
churches. And, so far as ascertained, there
is but one opinion entertained respecting it,
by churches and individuals. '
As cheering evidence of the general favor
with which the Institution is regarded, in
different sections of the Church, the two
following letters are selected from many
others, recently received : ,
Ray. J. P. CARTER—Dear , Brother: We took
up a collection in our church on the first Sabbath
In the month, amounting to ten dollars. And the
Session have concluded to divide it equally be
tween "The Ashmun Institute" and " The Min
isterial Fund." I send you enclosed five dollars,
although a very 868,11 sum to send so far. Our
congregation has been pretty severely taxed to
complete our house of worship; but we wish, if
nothing more, to express our approbation of your
enterprise, and contribute our mite of encourage
ment. Please let.me hear from your enterprise.
The Lord prosper you in'every good word and
work. Yours in Christian Love,
REV. J. P. CARTER, President Aslrinun _lnstitute
—Dear Sir: I enclose you ten 'dollars in behalf
of your great and noble undertaking. I have
been fully persuaded, for many years, that the
great duty in behalf of the colored race in this
country, and the beet manner of ensuring suc
cessfully and happily their ultimate emancipa
tion, is the raising up an intelligent colored min
istry among them. Experience in the slave
States abundantly shows that the blacks, both
free and slaves, will attend in flocks upon the
ministrations of one of their own color, when
they will not upon those of a - white minister.
This is natural enough.
They are, in fact, emphatically a religious peo
ple. Their attendance upon Divine worship when
performed by one of their own color, is numer
ous, regular, and continuous, and every way re.
markable, and makes it a matter of the deepest
grief, that there are not among them,.men better
qualified to instruct them. You will perform the
greatest work, in my estimation, that cambeper
formed for this race, and for our common' coun
try, by supplying this want.. I hope your exam
,ple will be followed in the slave States, An ef
'fort here similar to yours, is what we want.
While I regard your institution as of great value,
and worthy of all appreciation and patronage, I
yet consider the object in view can tie adequately
accomplished only by institutions on the slave
I observe another thing in your plan worthy of
all commendation: that you' are looking to ,the
slave States for aid and pupils; that you place
yourselves in the position of friend' of master and
servant. Please acknowledge receipt. ' I would
be glad to 'know what the present state of•your
school is, and what is your prospect for pupils
and money. I would be glad to get your, reports
when made. Very truly, yours,
These are pleasing indications of the esti
mation in which the Institute is held; by
those competent to judge of its value; and
warrant the belief that its future, by God's
favor, will be '.a career of eminent good, both
to the white and colored races. These
friends, and all who have aided us, _will
please accept our sincere thanks for their
good deeds, and words of kindness.
The Presbyteries of Blairsville, Ohio, and
several others, have kindly resolved to make
contributions to the Institute, on the first
Sabbath of July, or some time during that
month. The same is respectfully suggested
to all disposed to aid the enterprise, now in
its time of peculiar need. • -
JOHN P. CARTER,
President Ashmun Institute.
For the Preebyterlan Banner and Advocate.
Testimonial of Respect,
from the Members of the Session of the First Pres
byterian Church, Mercer, Pa., on the occasion of
the death of one of their members, Mr. Samuel
WHEREAS, It has pleased God in his
providence to remove from our midst, by
death, after long and painful suffering, our
much esteemed and beloved brother, Mr.
Samuel Bowman ; therefore,
Resolved, That in this dispensation the
church has lost a consistent and valuable
member, the Session a faithful and godly
companion, as well as a wise and prudent
counselor, and the Sabbath School a warm
friend and devoted Superintendent,
Resolved, That while we as a church
Session feel deeply our loss, we yet recog
nize the hand of God in the event, apd bow
in submission to his will, feeling confide
from the brother's life of faith and labor of,
love, and also from his peaceful and happy,
death, that what has been our loss has been
Resolved, That we deeply sympathize
with the family of the deceased who by his
death have been deprived of an affectionate
husband, and a kind father, and that we
humbly entreat for them the consolations of
that Gospel which he professed; that God
would be the widow's stay and the orptfan's
help, and that they take comfort in the as
surance, that they mourn , not as those that
have no hope
Resolved, That a copy of these resolu
tions be handed to the family of the de
ceased, and that they 'be published in the
county:paperer and also in the Banner and
AdvbcaVe. , Jrzo. R. FINDLEY,
,M. Barber, Clerk of Session.
For the Presbyterian Banner and Advocate
MARION, lowa, May 26, 1857
DANVILLE, Kr., June 2, 1857
THE PRESBYTERIAN BANNER AND ADVOCATE.
For the Preebyterin Bonner and Advocate
Pleasant Hill Church.
COLIJSIBIA CITY, IND.,
June 17, 1857.
REV. DAVID M'KINNEY :—Dear Bro.:
—I have just returned from holding a
Sacrament in Pleasant Hill church; and the
commendable zeal manifested by the little
company of these faithful saints, situated in
the woods, deserves a notice in your paper.
They have just completed a neat house of
worship, forty by thirty-six feet. Their
efforts have been untiring and noble. All
of them live in cabins, and have a few acres
cleared, about enough to support their fami
lies; and, owing to the heavy forests they
have to remove, they make but slow pro
gress •in accumulating the wealth of this
world. They have had but little preaching
till within a few months past. Some of the
Imembers, in view of the discouraging aspect
of things, did not see proper to aid much in
the erection of a sanctuary for God, as they
supposed they never would likely secure the
regular ministrations- of any. one. Others,
acting from a principle of genuine faith,
I went forward doing their part, and leaving
the rest with God. They toiled amid the
snows of Winter, to get their saw logs to the
s mill. They wisely managed the one bun
dred dollars they got from--the Church Ex
! tension Committee, for their cash outlay;
and with the plane, the• saw, and the axe,
they placed :the timbers, in their place.
Some .:looked on, and. said the building
would ., never be completed. This only ex
, cited to - more diligence. The women, also,
with amobleness of affection becoming Gos-.
pel Women, 'erected and finished the pulpit,
F and curtained the windows, in a manner that
would do honor to many of our churches
which-are far in advancerof them in point
of wealth and notoriety. When I entered
1 the houie, the snow-white Walls, the pulpit
neat:lT : adorned with a , large gilt Bible and
Iltnnz.bonk t aTtd when ,reme.mbeo . 4 „tile
sacrifice' made on their part, I thought of
I the covenant promise of our. God, " Them
ithat honor me, I Will. honor;" and truly
that promise was verified. Often during
I, the four days of our meeting, could you
I have seen the hungry, children with ea
gerness receiving the good Void of - life;
while not unfrequently - the tear would
roll down the cheek both of old and
[young. Five were added on examine
! Lion, and one by letter. When one aged
! man was telling me of the toils he had under;
gone in building this house—of letting his
t farm well nigh lay out , rather than . let the
work of the Lord -cease—l reminded him
'that he would meet his reward. Said he,
" I am already well paid for all my toil."
Dear brother, what are we to think of 'the
ministry in our own beloved Zion, when
they are, many of them, pushing West 'for
a healthful and wealthy country, and these
points, which are by no means scarce in this
region, are passed by? These churches can
promise no large support, but they will give
a competency, without fail, to a faithful
' man. And a rich spiritual harvest is the
reward to such a man. The health of our
region of country had been bad, in earlier
times, but is now much better than former
ly, and improving every year, as the country
becomes opened. If even the' health were
!as bad as it is represented to be, (which is
misrepresentation,) 'ought this to 'enter
into our calculations, as ministers of Christ.
• We do not withhold the missionaries of the
Cross from India or Africa, notwithstanding
the latter has been called the white man's
grave. Why not carry out the same Prin
ciple in reference to parts of our own land?
When lost men need the pospel, the minis
ter is not to stop and ask, Do they live in a
healthy or unhealthy, or a poor country Y
"Go ye into all the world, and preach
the Gospel to every creature." This is the
tenure under which we hold our office.
Let us abide by it strictly. Yet, with' all
that, I can say, ,I suppose our vacancies will
still continue. And the harvest must go
After a residence of, upward of five years
in Northern Indiana, I can safely say, it has
been-the quest, delightful- period of my life.
l'And brethren who have labored here for
merly are attached to the place; and all
who know it will give testimony that it bids
fair, by proper cultivation, to become a very
fruitful field. Yours, in Christ, S.
For the' Presbyterian Banner and Advocate
REV. DR. MAKINNEY :—Dear Sir :--
Permit me, through the columns of the
Banner and Advocate, to thank the goner
oualearted people of my charge—the con
gregations of Glade Run and_Concord, Pres
bytery of Saltsburg—for the handsome
donation of, one hundred dollars, in money;
by the hands of Messrs. William J. Cal
houn and J. B. Guyer, as well as other ar
ticles necessary to the comfort of home, and,
supply of the table ; all selected with good
judgment and taste. The manner, the
time, and `the circumstances under which
these-favors- were , bestowed, very greatly en
hance their value. May the Lord grant unto
the liberal donors the riches of his grace,
with all temporal good things necessary to
their apiritrial prosperity , while on the earth,
and in:the world to come, everlasting life.
For the Presbyterian. Banner and Advocate
On. Sabbath, May 17, was dedicated to'
the service of 3 Almighty. God, the Presbyte
rian church of Rock Run, 111., in the Pres
bytery of Rock River. The day was
pleasant; the congregation large and atten
tive. The dedication sermon' was preached
by the Rev. A. a Lackey, of the Second
Presbyterian church, Freeport, ill., from the
x : 39, "And we will not
forsake , the house of our God." The points
of the -discourse were, I. That places of
public worship maybe called God's house ;
as, Ist. He is the proprietor and owner of
theth. And, 2d. Here he 'manifests his,
glory, and bestows his dhief blessings. IL
The matter of such a resolution as this of
the pious Israelites. Ist. Constant and
regular attendance at the house of God.
2d. A love for, and careful attention to the
Word preached. 3d. A lively interest in
the Church's highest welfare.
The Scriptures were read by the Rev. J.
S. Dickey, the pastor of the church. The
prayer of dedication was offered by the Rev..
Jacob Coon, of Morrison, 111. At the close
of the'service, a contribution was taken up,
to the amount of one hundred and fifty dol
hire, which entirely relieves the church of
`After the dedication, and an interval of
thirty minutes, the Sacrament of the Lord's
Supper was administered, and to the com
fort and strengthening of many present.
Twelve new members united with the
church at this time. It was refreshing to
be, present at this communion. It was an
old-fashioned, oountry Sabbath. There was
no sitting in time of prayer, no choir 'to
worship for the congregation; but in all the
exercises of the.day tke whole - congregation
entered, heaitily; and it appeared that all
realized that it . was good to be there.
This, congregation of faithful people hive
struggled,, u the psA, under Auny difficul
ties;'but haVe now a substantial and coin
modious house of worship, an efficient and
laborious .pastor, and an energetic Session ;
and their prospects for the future are en
couraging and comforting. There is no
better home in all the West for Presbyte
rian families, than the bounds of this
church. May their arms steadily be strength
ened, and the work of the Lord prosper in
their hands. HAmmoNn.
For the Presbyterian Banner and advocate.
Report of J. D. Williams,
RECEIVING AGENT FOR THE "ARMIN INSTITUTE, A
COLLEGE AND THEOLOGICAL Szmismitz FOR COL
Pittsburgh and Allegheny Cities.
James Gibson, $lO.OO
H. P. Schwartz, Dr. T. F. Dale,
R. H. Palmer, John McCurdy,
M. Underwood, John Irwin,
W. McClintock, J. D. McCord,
Rev. F...llerron, D.D., Rev. W.
M. Paxton, Rev. L. R. Mc-
Aboy, 'Hon. T. M. Howe, W.
• 'S. Morrison, each $5, • 65.00
WM. Semple, John Dean, R. •
Bard, R. C. Totton, J. H. Hill,
each, $3, 15.00,
Saint. Rea, Saml. Dyer, T. H.
Nevin, Geo. Breed, J. E. ,
'L. Loomis, each s2,* • 12.00 •
Jonas Keifer, W. Dickey, James .
Palmer, Mrs. R. Lea, S. ,Mc-
Masters, H. D. Williams, (colr
ored) each, $l, 6:00
Sundries, ' '1.25
Dr. J. D. Vowel, Washington Co., 10.00
Cash, - • c , -.1.00
3. A. ,Taoobs„,, Danville, Ky., 10.06
Marion Church, lowa, per Rev. -
A. S. Marshall, k 500
J. D. W.traames Itee Agent
114 Smithfield Street, Pittsburgh.
g.ti),)'5....gi,0401 . 0:0.:fr
Affairs in this Territory.are in progress, as :we
trust, toward an equitable arrangement and a hap
py stability though still:there are coMplications,
to disentangle and , adjust which Will require some
patierice, and muclowisdom. •
The Delegates to form a Constitution, as pro
vided by the Legislature, have been chosen.
These, doubtless; in Convention will •adopt
Pre-Slavery Article. Itis also . Eiaidthat they will
make 'a State Constitution, to be binding Without
a ehluse, submitting it to the vote Of 'the *pie,
The Topeka Leg'Mlature, (the - Free-State men,)
have alsohada meeting: Gov. Robinson sent them
a long message, advocating their tights, and .giv
ing them counsel. They had a short aession ; but
they enacted several laws, providing l for a State
organization, and manifested a determination to
proceed in their own way.
Previously to the meeting on the Legislature at
Topeka, Governor Walker visited the place.
visit was of peculiar interest. We giv,e, from the
Statesman of that place, of the
. 9th inst., an ac
count of the proceedings
In compliance with the invitation from the:citi
zens Of Topeka, Gov., Walker, accompanied by
Secretary Stanton and Mr. E. Q. Perrin, visited
our town on Saturday last, for the purpose of forml
ing an acquaintance with our people--of ascertain
ing their views and wishes---of interchanging sen
timents, and of promoting feelings of mutual con
fidence and good will. At four o'clock, a meeting
of our citizens was Convened 'at the Public Hall,
in order to hear an expression of the Governor's
views in regard to tie existing difficulties; and his
plan of adjustment; and to °Wm...freely with him
on the various political topics now, engrossing the
attention of the people of the whole. Territory.
Col. Holiday presided, and ibtroduced the Gov
ernor, who proceeded to speak at great length up
on the condition 'of the Territory. We can only
make room for the most striking portions •of this ;
My. doctrine is this, that in the future, when the
Constitution shall be:submitted to the vote of the
citizens of Kansas, that . it shall be submitted to
the vote of the whole people. I do not mean those
who are now registered under the Territorial law.
I do not mean those who were residing here ,on
the 16th of March, but I mean the.whole, people
of Kanints, not only those who are here now,,but
those who will be here'next Vail as actual resi
dents—that they—the people 'over' whom these
institutions are to operate—thit they. by a- ma
jority of their- votes, shall decide for themselves
what shall be the Constitution, and what shall
be their social institutions.
Alluding to the 'Ropeka mode of settling the dif
ficulty, the Governor went on to say :
Then, 'gentlemen, what is the other mode which
is presented? You are about to have assembled
hero at Topeka, next week, what is called the .
State Legislature, for they tell you that they are
now about to convene a legislature 'for the State
of Kansas. Who elected that Legislature? "(A
voice, " The people.") The people ! Why the
whole vote given for your so-called Constitution,
as claimed by yourselves, was but 1,731; where.;
as there are now registered over 10,000 votes, as
residents here on the 15th Of March last; .excla
sive of the thousands omitted, or who have ar
rived here since that date. ~ T he people ! Do you
Mean to tell, me that 1,781 votes constitutes
the whole oupiber of votes in the Territory
f Kansas? ' (A voice, "That Was a year
and'e: half age.') 'But should' these 1,731 votes
a year and' a half ago impose a constitution
for all time,to come upon the present 'people
of Kansas ? • (A: voice—",,Not against their
will.") Should tie Coostittition be. submitted to
their will foradoptioit, or not? (A voioe—" Yes.")
:That, gentlemen, it the' great question, so' far as
they are concerned: But I understand feu claim
to be a State, now; and that your so-called Leg
islature, chosen by a email number of votes, ,pro-,
pose, next week, to enact laws to be enforced in.
Kansas.: The miserable Minority, constituting
.not one-tenth of the present people of Kansas,
'propose, in absolute defiance of the 'acts of Con
gress, and,iis open rebellion, mark you, gentle
men, not,..naly against the Territorial; laws, but
against the laws and government of, the United
States,' ia•esiemble here, and, representinir 1,731
• people, impose this Constitution 'by' force; upon
the people of Kansas by the. enactment of laws.
(A. voice, • " Where are those ten thousand voters
that'are not on the record . ?") Some inadvertent
ly. omitted, . many who would not register, and
thoniiands who have arrived since the 15th of
March last. As regards the register, boirever, I
say to you that it is of comparatively little con
sequence, if the Constitutiombe submitted to the
I am only looking to the future. And I say, if
you desire war, (loud cries of " No, no,")' if you
desire conflict, ("No, no,") if you desire to'enter
into a rebellion, not against the Territorial , laws
only, but against the government of the United
States, (" No, no,") all you have to do is to set
up the State government against the govern ment
approvedlii , .the President and the acts of Con-'
grass, by the' present enactment. of State laws:
(A voice, ."Not nowid) Now, then, gentlemen, .I
return you my most sincere :thanks for ; the , kind.
and indulgent attention with; which you have. lin-,
tened 'to my remarks. (A' voice; "What 'is to
the taxes?") Long before I am called on for any
official action, the reign of law, of justice, and.of
the people, will be so fully established, that, as
good citizens, you will all cheerfully pay this
small pittance to support your own government
(A voice, " We will have a great deal more con
fidence in the vote of the 'people to`be given next
Fall, if you will tell us by what authority the
judges are to be appointed.") 'I will answer that
question, for I have no doubt it is fairly asked,
and in a fair spirit. (The voice, " It certainly
is.") I will' say then to ydu„ gentlemen, that if
they do not appoint a fair and impartial mode by
which the majority of the actual, bona-fide,'resi-•
dent settlers of Camas shall vote, through the
instrumentality of impartial judges, I will join
yiqici in all lawful opposition to their doidgs, and
the President and Congrais will reject 'their con
stitution. (A. voice, Will the Convention appoint
Impartial judges f") It is their duty to do so.
.(A voice, 1 ! Will .they do NI") Gentlemen, I am
not the Convention, ,but I do not doubt they will
give you impartial judges.. (A. voice. " I will
ask the Governor if there is any one who will be
allowed to vote for this Conveiition; ex - Copt those
registered l'") •As - regards. the past; 4.-hs.ve. , got
no power to remit it. The past is irrevocable,
even by Almighty power, and I profess to have
very little power, much less such power as that.
Over the past I have no control, but over the fu
ture I have ; and I say to you, that unless a
full and fair opportunity is given to the people of
Kansas to decide for themselves what shall be
their form of government, including the great
sectional question which has so long divided you
—unless, I repeat, they grant you such an oppor
tunity, I have one power of which no man, or
set of men, can deprive me, and to which I shall
unhesitatingly resort; and that is, to join you in
lawful opposition to their aots. Cries of "Good,
good," anti loud applause, during which the
This appears to be exceedingly fair on the part
of Governor Walker. His honest sincerity can
not be doubted, and there is little ;neon to doubt
but that he speaks the mind of the President,
and will be sustained. Still, however, the To
peka men, either from want of confidence in his
power, or from policy, or some other motive,
held their Legislative meeting, as above stated.
It is unhappy that the parties act so persever
ingly, merely as parties. It is said that if the Ter
ritorial Convention shall not submit the Constitu
tion to a popular vote, the President will not sub
mit it to Congress.' It is.aleo very. certain that
he will 'not submit to , Congiess any thing 'which
May he the result, of the movements of the 'Topeka
Legislature. He is fixed in purpose,.; that 'the
Constitution of Kansas;' so far as he is concerned,
must be an e - xpression of the will• of the people;
not only'of those.who choie the Territorial Legis
lature, or the Topeka Legislature ; nor yet merely
of those who lived in the Territory at the time of
the late Registry, but of all who shall be bone fide
residents 'when that instrument should be, and
shall be, submitted for adoption. There may
hence be delay but we have much'confidence that
finally lie right will provail.
Baoking in Pittsburgh
We have always felt favorably. toward individ
ual liability; and especially toward having the
liability •rest on reliable men. Ve were hence
pleased to' see the following in'the Dispatch, of the
-23d inst. • `
011ANVES IN ilifE BANKING 11011SES OE' PITTAB'Er.
—Owing to the restrictive provisions of an act of
the late Legislature, of Pennsylvania, prohibiting
the dealing in, Currency, 'two. of our, Pittsburgh
houses, thuiParmer's Deposit and the Pittsburgh
Trust Ciuniany, have entered into new arrange
ments. The Trust Company voted on Monday,
nnttnitnouslY, to surrender their charter, and to
enter into articles of partnership,., or association,
•with the same, amount of capital ($290,000) as
before r and nearly the same stoekholders. They.
thus,, in ,simple terms,, become indivdnally
and as there - are among - the 'one hundred to one
hundred and fifty stockholders many men of large
wealth—several who reach half a: million, proba
bly—the seOurity r te depositors and the public, is
thus largely inoreased. The President of the
Company, James Laughlin, BST, is the Trustee
of the A.ssOcia'tion, WhiCh will' 'retain the'fOrnier'
name—Pitlfihurgh Tritest ComPany.`. The'old Board
of Director's will continue to' serve until Not. ,
vember.election, andthe Bankwill go straight on,l
as before. The Directors. are—James Laughlin,
W: K. Nitnick, Isaac M. Penneek, Samuel Rea,
Francis G. Bailey,' Thomas Bell; Alex. Bradley,'
Thomas Wightreaw.Timee 'Anderson. •
!The' Partners' - Deposit Bank took the same, ;
course,somedays..since, and is going ahead as be
fore. It has a,capital, of $62,500, is also going on
Under the, plan of indiildnal liability, with many
very strong eapitilists smiting its stockholders,
rendering the security to depositers, - (to. ' in either
of the two institutions most ample; It has three
Trustees, instead of one: Both banks• retain the
fermer Cashiers, (Mr.:McGoffin the,;Farmers'
and Mr. gettllY in the trusteetripany) and Officers
Whither the stockholders shall be gainers or
losers by the change, the Pittsburgh.public have
now two institutions,.with the most ample inclivid
nal liability, and security: As, a depositor, we
could soundly sleep with our whole " pile" in
either concern, through the worst monetary" cri-:
sis " we have ever seen.
The Allegheny (City) Savings Fund. Company
hold alueeting to-day to take steps for the adop
tion of the same or ,a similar plan of association
as that of the two :banks above : named. They will
alio go on like the others with individual Habil!
There have already been over seventy,persons
brought into Court this term,‘andtheci e for illegal
traffic in liquor, in'sums Varying from ten dollars
to one hundred, and there are eight or ten more
under recognizance to, appear during the present
term of Court, and answer charges for the same
[AD . veanentioil.]
1311YER0 OF FAMIONABLII, CLOTHENO, in both
men and boys' wear, are invited to examine our
stock. In the furnishing line, as well as in the
abOve, the stock is.full and desirable. A fme .va
riety of new Style piece goods, -exclusively for
custom work, and other peculiar facilities for this
department, of the business,afford, as is claimed,
advantages not aurpassed in the trade. .
dant:l . 43lA ' All'eghehy dity..
The steamship . Periti, from Liverpool,. reached
New York on the 28d inst., bringing dates to the
The Parliamentary procepdings are chiefly of
local interest. In' the Commons, - Lord :Palmer
ston announced that the French government had
given no opportunity for remonstrance, in regard
to firing'iapon a British merchant vessel• by the
French war schooner, for it had promptly ex
pressed its,.regret at the • occurrence,, and die,
'missed the officer who ordered: the firipp , •
The Bill for the admission of the Jews into Par
liament was rend a second ,time. The Roman .
CailiOiSinenabers, headed by . the Diike 'of Nor
folk, are opposed to the Measure, and had waited'
'upon-Lord;Palmereton, and also held a meeting,
for the purpose of securing. relief for the Catho 7 ,
lies from the objeetionible passages in the oetlis
now taken, by members Of Parliament.. The in
tervienr.withlord 'Palmerston Was not satisfac-'
'tory, and the Catholics - have reseived to. support
amendments to the bill, in : Conamittee, embodying
their, views,. and also to. memorialize Parliament
to frame an oath for all classes, without distinc
tion of creeds.
A meeting of merchants . was held at Liverpool,
on 'Friday, for the purpose of assisting in the
movement .for obtaining an increased• supply of
cotton. Resolutions wore passed referring,to the
present inadequate and uncertain supply of that
staple, as well 'as the unlucky fluctuations in
prices, and *expressing the opinion that the Colo
nies of Great Britain offered ample resources for
the cultivation 'and development of 'the cotton'
plant, and that it is the duty of the British na
tion to aid in the measures by which its growth
may be established and extended.' •
The him:vest prospecti of Fiance are satisfac
tory, and the accounts•from the silk districts are
Half of the, telegraphic cable has been com
pleted, and . pronoundcd.perfect after the requi
site tests. '.The 11. B. steam frigate Niagara is
eipected th e r Mersey in a few days, to commence
taking the cable on board.
In France the : Red , and White. Republicans
have coalesced in their opposition to the Govern
went at the coming election.
A terrible catastrophe occurred in the theatre
at Florence. During the performance the scenes
took'fire, and in the panic that ensued .no less
than forty-three of the audience were killed, and
one hundred , and thirty-four wounded.
The I'ItESTLYTEIrk OFALLEGUENY CITY . Will moat a
Concord, on Ttinaiday, the Seth•inst., at it o'clock, A: M.
. ' 'JAMES ALLISON, Sated Clerk.•
The PREBETTNEY BB ALLEGHENY will meet at Mid.
Waite; on the length Tuesday of June. at 11 o'clock A. M.
(IWTON BRACKEN Stated Clerk
The PEBABYTRIt* OP SALTSBUIiG will meet. at Elder?
tog, on ttielrouith ItilinenY of June, at 2 o'clock'D •
W. W. WOODEND, Stated Clerk.
Tho PRESBYTERY OF BEAVER will meet in Sharon,
on the last Tneeday of June, at 11 o'clock .M.
0. REED A ,
The PRESBYTERY OF STEUBENVILLE adjourned, to
meet at Al:Ogaden:4 on the Fourth Tuesday of June, at TEN
o'clock. JOHN R. AGNEW, Stated Clerk.
The PRESBYTERY OP CLARION stands adjourned, to
meet in Leatherwood the last Tuesday of June, at 11 o'clock
A. M. D McOAY, Stated Clerk.
On the 9th Wet., by Rev. James M. Smith, Mr. Tons Wu
sox to Miss JANE WILSUN, both of Beaver County, Pa.
June 9th, at Lisbon ' Linn County, Tows, by Bev. A. B.
Thorne, Mr. Jews M. Baena - cur, of Toledo, Tama County,
lowa, to Miss J. Aeuarsono, of Lisbon, Lino Co.,
On the 7th inst., by Rev. S. H. Templeton, 7,r. Wn.iw
D. °EWALD to Miss JENNTETTA P. ATCono, near Delavan, 111.,
On the, same day, Mr. JOHN P. Ram to Miss SARAH room, of
the same place.
On Tuesday, May 28, at the residence of the bride's father,
by Rev. A: H. Lackey, Mr. Josarn A. Van Drns to Miss
MAGGIE Hurcarssost, youngest daughter of ; Mr. John Q.
'Hutchinson, all of Stephenson County, 111. At the parson
age of the Second - Presbyterian church, Freeport, 111., Mr.
NICHOLAS AMEN= to MIN CATHERINE PROSERN.
On tbo 4th . inst., .by Rev. J. Onnotl, aethe parsonage,
Mr. Mauls Luna to Min P. A..'daughter or Peter Clorsollua,.
Esq., all of Newton, Lucerne County, Pa.
On the' 16th 'net:, by Rev. Baum
SHARPIPSB, Req., of. Martinville; Ohio, to Mils Pinscau,.. F.
&urns, of Pittsburgh. • . -
On tbe 17th inst, by Rev. W. B. Morrison, r. AMES
Juniata 0011OtY, to MiOS ELIZAILETE WILSON, ShOf
q!4 Huntingdon County,Pa.— ,
. . ,
On the 18th inst., by
„Rev. J. M.,Galloway, Kr. ANEREW J.
RAISION L Of Keokuk, lowa. to MIN Buten E. 'datighter of
the !ere Itev. George Bnehanan: . • - ' .„,
'Brieuday evening, June 18th, by Rev. R. Andley Brown,
air. BENJAMIN LASHELLS AGNEW. of Allegheny City, to MISS
ANNIE Cocintar, of liniveastlo,Lswreitee . Oonnty„, Pa.
Than--March 9th, in Superior Township, Williams OOnnty,
Ohio Jona idErmun, infant son of Christopher and fie
'fermi *maim, aged 9 months and,l.B,dals.
, stay id. this 'world was brief, opened his ,eyes
upon. it, experienced its pains, felt tte wretchedness— r then
followed the path that leads to the mansilins Of the dead, so,
lately Wedden by his - mother, '
who deeessed August 12th,
A. D. 1856. "Oiii birth IS but a starting place; life is the
running of the face ; and death the geol.'? .Lostanur;'
Bran—April, 8, Bme , in Du .
prey, Bee Ruling Elder of
the Second Presbyterian church, Freeport, iii.
"The deceased was in the seventy-first year of lila , age.
Fifty years of his life holived in the , communionund service
of God, nearly all of which time he was called to bear the
ogles and duties of a Ruling Rider. He originated and as-
Shited to organize' the &Mind' Presbyterian c'hur'ch' of Free.:
Pert, whiehise lived to' see firmly estaidisheff, andiron flour
condition. His last illness was short. His peace was ,
greet. And in fall,tritimph he ; left,the wilderness, *join
an aged wife, in heaven nine months before him, A.H.L.
youth, children ofsf. C. Allen. M. MIJORITEA u the 22d of
March,in her 19th year: •MA . II.IA. the lather April; in
1 ' her Mith year; jestes 8., the 23d of May, in his 15th.•
Themother, a firm,ami devoted member of, ths,Eresbyte
rian church, living, in a new and , destitute settlement, ,
lantite&these Children in the knoWledge of Bible truth,
that they knew the 'necessity of renenertithm, of repent.
mice. andnf fsith, and - the way of reconciliation with God,
'througlitbe atoning sufferings of Jeans Chriet. „
Lucretia, In her last sickness, teld.her pother, that
she could give up all Uri,* Redeemer, and she felt that he
31.. Maria had no tine piety Whin ilisCatteeked , With
. disease ;hut before her death, so great was the Change in her
deposition and feelings, especially toward those whom she
bad considered - her enemies,,-so Mild,. so. tender, Be i affec
tionate to 41 7 -that her friends hope she =Weber peace with
God and felt the peace which Jeans alone can give.
iamea B: suffered five weeks.-Be hoped that his sins
were forgiven, and, as he expressed himself, that he ,was
." going to heaveirn•
"These," (says,their mother An her letter tome,) "may.
seem but poor evidences to others; but to a mother, they
give comfort." : And; I mayadd:' especially to a mother who'
prayed-perieftiringly for theni, from their infancy *mar&
and Sabbath after Sabbath mingled instruction , ,and prayer
with faith and hope, 0314 trust, in God. 0 that parents
would so teach their children, and pray for them, that the
hope of an answer to their prayers might assist the hope of
the salvation of their children, in cases siotibir to these;
But in &us of life and heelth,let none be se:tidied with any
lope which 'results not from evidence of true repentance and
faith, prmlucing the fruits„of tho Spirit.
° ' Dien—ln her , 25th year, May 7. at the' reeideneeruf her
father, in f.awrenee Connty, MAY Jam, daughter of. Robert
The 'mild and affable disposition of the ileceaeed, 'caused
her tube much reipecied and loved by n large circle of at •
quaintancea. Natirally of a lively. disposition of rend,
she always endured any bodily affliction without a murmur
or complaint—sometimes even without making It known to
her moat intimate friends. It -was so in her last Mussel
and she was fast sinking under that treacherous and aoftly
stealing disestse, cOnsumptlon, ere it was discovered, or the
least alarmeseited. • .One of her pious associates, on hearing
of her condition, (Miss Shoemaker,) immediately hastened
to the sick chamber, and, as a guardian angel, inquired ae.
riously after her spiritual welfare; at the same time im
Pressing upon her'mind•the great importance and necessity
of surrendering her' all •to Him who alone can purify and
heal the trusting heart, and tranquilize the drooping spirits.
She was a constant and faithful visitor, ever introducing and
conversing upon the subject of religion, and reading to her
such portions of Scripture as contained promises of a 'change -
of heart; and a consequent knowledge of Ms' spirit 'bear.
ing Witness with 'our apirita that we are his children.".
About•ta :week previous to ; her decease, ehe happily expo .
rieneed this great change;. and .immediately sent Ser her,
devoted friend, to
,make known ko s her her trinqiii peace,
her glorious hope, and her inexpreulble thankfulness to the
great Autherof her redemption: A short time before she
bid farewell to earth, she•regnestedher!idener, etandlagnear,
c. to start the hymn cemmencing, • ,
91 for a thousand tongues to sing
• My dear Redeemer's praise."
She, shortly after the singing commenced, joined Wind'
snug the hymn threngle, with a. melody toogrand flieeirtit!
On the evening of the Ith, .ahe bid 'farewell' to her friends
and relatives present, and calmly! and confidently, passed
' away, with a bright ; anticipation of, ",entering a home"
where sorrow, sickness, pain, and death, *Hie! eater. L.'
WIRE HISTORY OF . 3EFFERSON'OO/11::
.LEGE; sr Tux REV. JOSIIPH SMITH, D.-D.. • , •
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From Professor Louie' Agassie : - • ' •
4 ' The Geological Works or Hugh MMer have excited the
greatest Interest, not only among scientiie men, but also
among general" readers. ,There im in them a frsohness of
conception, a power of argumentation, a depth of thought,
,a purity of feeling, rarely met with inWorke of that char
'actor. . But what's in a great degree mmullar toour
author, is the successful 'combination of Christian doctrines
with pure scientific truths." • . : • , ,
iron Rev. Thomas Chairmen, D.D., LLD.:
" Since the death of Sir Walter Scott, he Mush Miller) is
he greatest deotchman thetas left" ' '
From Sir Doxidikewater
'" Among the eminent students of the structure of the.
earth; Kr. Hughlfiller holds a lofty place, not merely from
the discovery of new, and undescribed organisms in t he. Old
:Bbd Sandstone, but from the accuracy and beauty of his de
ecrintions; the purity andalegance of hie compositions, and
the high tone of philosophy and religion which diwinguishes.
all his writinge. . .With the , exception of Bum, the
Uneducated genius whieh has done honor to Scotland daring .
the Rat century hail never displayed thatmeritril refinement,
and dueled' taite, andListellectrud energy, which mark all
the writin,griof our author?
From Rev. William Bucirland, P.R.13.:
Dr. Buckland raid, at a meeting of the British Associa
tion, bare neier'been so much astonished in my life, by
the powers of any man, as have been by the Geological
descriptions of thigh Miller. That wouderfulman deecribes
-these objects with a facility t which, makes me ashamed of
the comparative meagreness and poverty of my own de
scriptiOnir in 'the Bridgewater , Treatise,' which coat me
hours and days of labor. I would give my left band to pos.
eess such powers of description as this man; and if it
pleases ; Pro.vidence,,to , hie useful life,he,,if.nny one,
will deitiiinly fender' idence iittiactiii'and popular, and do.
equal service to Theology k andileology."
From Rev. William Ranna,
"ifs succeeded in placing his name In the brat rank of
British scientific writers and thinkers. DL works are char-
Siterised by a fine union of strict science, classic diction,
and enchanting description, which rises, not =frequently,
into the loftiest vets of poetry."
Frem Sir Roderick Murchison, P.R.B :
Sir Roderick . Murchison, in his address to the Geological
Society. "hailed the accession to' their science of such a
writer," and said that "his work (Old Red Sandetone,) is,
to a bginner, worth a thousand didactic treatises."
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ja. WORLD, are only striplings in. cost, ($8 to $9, or if
made gunpowder proof,' $lO, and leas at wholesale.) The
test which they have endured is unparalleled. The great
est lock-pickers in the world, stimulated by the offer of a
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She sjpeakkaalt, night latch, or desk.
i : • S. R. W(H)DBRIDGE, .
Perth Amboy, N. J.
READ .11318. • •
, Ms. S. E. WOOD/311)0Z, Ba:—You have been awarded an
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innnity. Youis, truly, '
" • , . • Baum Bassani, ;*
Oommissioner of Juries, Ch:yetalPalace, N0v.1854.
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