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:physical prostration he bag, txpor i ene . e a . and
Lo w hich request this co oF„,.fregaticet feel con
strained to yield, notwithstanding we have the
highest regard for, and COD lideace in him as a
. pastor, and asa faithful watchman upon the
walls of 'Zion, and as such do not desire the
separation; yet, in view of the cause which
i nduces hi m t o make the request; therefore,
Remised, That the resignation of the
Rev 3. A. Murray be accepted, and that J
A Gardner be appointed a Commissioner
from this church, to attend the next meet
jpg of the Presbytery of Carlisle, to express
the views of this congregation, in consenting
to the proposed dissolution of the pastoral
Resolver?, that while we, as a congrega
tion, would bow submissively to the dealings
,of Divine Providence, in thus indicating the
,necessity of a separation between us, as pas•
;tor and people, we cannot but deeply regret
the cause that requires him to withdraw
from the duties of the pastoral office, which
he has exercised with great acceptance over
this congregation for nearly eighteen years,
faithfully preaching "Christ, and him oru•
Resolved, That we extend our heartfelt
sympathy to our beloved pastor, in the af•
Illation which has thus interfered with the
discharge of his duties, and obliges him, for
the present at least, to retire from the active
duties of the ministry; and that he has our
warmest wishes for his entire restoration to
health and future usefulness;- and our earn
est prayers that in his retirement he may
constantly enjoy the presence of the Lord
Jesus Christ, the manifestations• of his
grace, and the consolations of the Holy
Spirit; and that he may be permitted to
" Draw from heaven that swept repose,
Which none but he that feels it knows."
Resolved, That the Treasurer of this con•
gregation be hereby instructed to pay over
to the Rev. J. A. Murray his' salary for the
•entire year. WM. F. BONNER, Oh'n.
J. A. Gardner, Sec'y.
For the Preebyteriau Banner and Advocate.
FARbLINGTON, Fayette Co., Pa., I .
June 21st, 1858.
R.Ev. DR. MOKINNEY—.Dear Sir:—Yon
'who are so well provided in the cities with
all the privileges and advantages of regular
preaching and commodious churches, can
have but a limited and imperfect idea of the
.condition of those, who can only sometimes
hear the Gospel preached. It is a sore pH-
Titan to the Christian, to be compelled to
forego the privilege of mingling in the pub
lic worship of God in his own house, and on
his own day. In our mountain regions,
many are so situated. Preaching comes
only at distant and irregular intervals,
and when services are held in some moun
tain sobool•house or little (thumb, the distance
of many from the place of worship makes
it impossible for them to go to hear the Word.
In order to place a little church in as central
end accessible a position as possible, where
reaching could be had 000asionally, two
liberal and worthy gentlemen agreed to as
sume the resposibility of paying for a ehuich
which should cost $6OO. For this the
neighborhood was to raise as much as they
could, and the balance these gentlemen
stand pledged to pay. Toward the payment
of this sum, about $2OO have been raised,
after most diligent and thorough visitation;
and such is the wealth of the people of this
region, that more, we honestly believe, could
not be done by them. Now there is a Pres
strength in this quarter, which
'ought to be develdped and increased, and
we are doing what little we can, in the way
of breaking unto them spiritual bread from
time to time, to build up and multiply and
confirm a godly people here.
The people of this charge do not like that
such a burden should rest on two persons,
when in justice it should be borne by them
all. • But they feel that they have done their
best, and now it remains for these two gen
tlemen to do the rest. These persons
are very worthy men, bat we are sure the
payment of this debt will tax them beyond
what is right or proper to be borne. Will
not some one_ who has means to command,
send a little to the aid of these people
Men with such hearts as these have, who
have agreed to stand in the breach, ought
to have supporters and aids. All they can
receive from this quarter they have, but
these are by no means enough. Money and
means are not to' be gathered on our moun
tains as we can gather the grapes and the
berries in their season. Will not, therefore,
some generous ones be found among all
those to whom your paper goes, who can and
will send up a mite to free this little charge
from ito uneasy condition, and these worthy
men from their onerous burden? If any
are so disposed, their gifts will be received
with thankfulness, if they will remit them
to A FRIEND OF THE CHURCH,
Farmington, Fayette Co., Pa.
The July number of this magazine comes to
our table with its usual promptness, and filled
with its customary variety. The present number
has the oonolusion of the interesting series of ar
ticles on the Catacombs of Rome. What has
become of i 4 Akin by Marriage," suspended a
ieur months ego on account of the illness of the
Charles B. McKnight, Eq., has become sole
proprietor and editor of the Evening Chronicle,
and will, no doubt, continue to make it an able
and interesting paper.
Great comp/obits have been for some time made
concerning the impositions of some of the !hider
men and Constables of this city, in extorting
money from persons against whom charges have
been preferred. Judge McClure has taken the
atatteiin hand, and is determined to bring the
perpetrators of snob outrages to justice.
The Liquor Shops still increase in number. For
them the last Legislature made a wide opening,
.and the baneful effects will be seen in due time.
June 23.—Count Sartiges, the French Minis
ter, had an official interview on Saturday with
Ir. Case, during which he tendered the fullest
and most satisfactory disavowals of a complicity
.4 the Pronely Government in H. Belly's project
' lll Nicaragua and Central America.
The Union in noticing this subject, says: In
volving, as the operations of this personage did,
if they had been official, a clear violation of the
well known policy of this Government, in regard
to European colonization and the establishment
of exclusive European jurisdiction on this conti
nent, it was not to have been supposed that the
French Government could have authorized the
action taken by M Belly, in Nicaragua. The
Administration contemplates ordering a larger
naval force than we have heretofore had in the
waters of Central America and the Gulf, not on
account of new demonstration of 'interference by
foreign powers in that quarter, but with the gen
eral design of more effectually protecting the
lawful rights of our citizens, and guarding our
national interests from jeopardy.
The Union congratulates the country on the
auspicious settlement of the visit or search
The Secretary of the Treasury invites sealed
proposals until the 9th of August for $10,000,000
of stock of the United States, to be issued under
the act of the 14th June. It .will be reimbursa
ble in fifteen years from the Ist of January,
1869, and bear interest at the rate of five per
cent. per annum, payable semiannually. No
bide will be received below par, and none for any
fractions of one thousand dollars. In all cases
the bids must be unconditional, and without
reference to the bide of others, and must sta , s
the premium offered therein. 'Hie successful
bidders will be required to deposit the principal,
together with the premium, of their accepted
bide, on or before the first of September next.
The court marshal on Capt. Seth W. Barton, of
the Ist regiment of infantry. found him guilty
of ordering a citizen to be flogged, and he was
sentenced to be suspended from rank and com
mand for three months The Secretary of War
has confirmed the sentence.
The Secretary of the Interior has rendered an
important decision in the case of the alleged pro
prietors of Superior City, and a question involv
ing pre-emption claims. The contestants nil d
to show that they had settled on any improved
lands in good faith for their own benefit, and it
was in evidence that they were employed by oth
ers under whose direction and for 'whose benefit
they acted. Therefore their claim is invalid and
is ordered to be cancelled. This decision estab
lishes a precedent that neither of the acts of
1841 and 1C44, for the relief of citizens of towns
on lands of the United States, refers to town
sites not already occupied as such at the time of
their passage, and that the parties must be actual
occupants of the town in order to enjoy the ad
vantages they confer.
A decided stand has been taken in regard to
Central American affairs. The governments of
the several States will at once be informed
through our minister that the administration is
determined in any event to eustain all the rights
and interests which have been secured to our citi
zens by grant or charter in that quarter.
• RIPE peaches are selling in the Memphis mar
ket at three dollars per bushel.
Misstssreer paper states that' the number of
taxable slaves in that State is 868,182, an increase
on 1866 of 18,450. Estimating the slaves at
$6OO each, the aggregate value would be $220,-
Tun Buffalo Express says the water in Lake
Erie is higher than it has ever been before within
the memory of the 41 oldest inhabitants," The
harbors along the Southern shore are suffering
from an overflow of their banks and docks.
Low Point Coupe, La., is one broad field of
sugar cane covering thirty thousand acres. There
are rows four miles in length, and straight as en
arrow. At one point the traveler can count fif
teen brick sugarhonses at one glance.
The Paris Moniteur • announces that photo
graphic experiments were made in France daring
the eclipse of the sun on the 16th ultimo, which
established the fact that the moon has an atinos
phere of about twenty-five miles in height.
LEGAL Tssnsus.--Three cent pieces are legal
tenders only in cases where the sum is not over
thirty cents, and halves, quarters, dimes and
half dimes, where the sum is not over five dol
lars. Spanish and all other foreign gold and
silver coin are not legal tenders, and cannot be
given, if objected to, in payment of a debt.
The amount of copper shipped the present sea
son from the Lake Superior region up to the last
dates, was 1985 tons. Of this 625 tone was from
the Cliff, 418 from the Minnesota, 175 from the
Minnesota and Rockland, 116 from Isle Royal,
107 from the National, 100 Pewabic. 78 Central.
.62 Quincy, 61 Rockland, 50 Copper -Falls, 48
North West, &c.
Tam Western waters, save the Louisville Jour
nal, were very high in '36 and '37. Seven years
after in '44, and in seven years again, in '6l, and
then again in '5B we have a great flood. The
superstitious can now exeroise their talents upon
the magical number seven. We are told that the
Indians of the West held such a tradition also of
a seven year flood.
Waal; Cowl Gnows.—Dr. R. R. Harrison, of
Prince George County, Va.. has taken pains to
make some careful examinations to ascertain
whether corn grows, as is generally supposed,
more at night than by day. August 1, oorn
grew in twenty fotir hours .five inches; at night
one and a half inches. August 2, it grew four
and seven•eighths inches; at night one and seven
eighths, and in the day three inches.
VALUABLE! MAIL-BAGS.—At Milford, Mass., a
boy, at Work in one of the shoe-shops in that
place, recently found, in an old mail bag which
the proprietor of the shop had purchased to work
into shoes, a letter which had been mailed at an
office in Tennessee, and directed to another plane
in the same State, and which contained four fifty
dollar bills, a twenty, a ten, a five, and a three—
in all, $238. This firm has purchased several
thousand of these worn out:mail-bags, and several
other letters have beeit found in them.
MR. WILLIAMS, of the Utica Herald, in one of
his letters to that paper, says that there is one
way by which conscription, in Egypt, can be
avoided: The " regulation& " require that the•
person shall have a left eye and right forefinger.
The result is, that the cunning Arab coolly outs
off the right hand forefinger and puts out the left
eye. Over one-third of the grown up males in
Egypt are thus mutilated. He also states that
justice is sold publioly at the tribunals every
day—and goes a begging for buyers. Thus at
the Cadi's Court, in Cairo, a ransom for murder
costs the modest sum of fifty purses, or about
$500; that of putting out an eye in an affray,.
$260; the knocking out of a tooth about $25;
and so on to the end of the chapter. if the liti
gant is rich. he comes ont of the meshes of the
New YORK, June 27.—The steamer Moaes Tay
lor arrived from Aspinwall with $1,800,000 in
and the California mails of the 6th. The
Moses Taylor left at Aspinwall the United Statss
steamer Colorado, which arrived on the 17th from
St, - Domingo, The United States sloop-of-war
dem:Palm" from Greytown, touched the same day
and sailed for Havana.
The Colorado brought intelligence that Presi
dent Braez, of the Dominician Republic, had
capitulated to Santana, and was to leave St. Do
mingo on the 13th for Curaco. Most of his ad.
herente had left the day previously. Gen. Santa
na had given Commodore Mclntosh the strong
est assurances of the protection of American
citizens and desired him to express to his govern
ment his wish to maintain the most amicable re
lations. It is said that the Commodore succeed
ed in obtaining from President Baez all the doc
uments for which he was sent. The Colorado was
to sail on the 21st, for Havana.
The excitement in California relative to the
Frazer river gold mines, oontinnes. Three thou
sand persons have already left San Francisco for
The California mines are yielding largely, and
the accounts from every section are highly fa
vor abl e. The agricultural prospects were never
brighter ; a fall harvest is confidently anticipated.
A fire occurred at Nevada. on the 224 of May
which destroyed nearly all the business portion
of the city. The lose is estimated at $13,000.
The town of San Andreas, Calaveras County,
was entirely destroyed by fire on the 2d of June.
Ten buildings were burned at San Francisco,
May 31st. Loss, $40,000. •
The United States surveying steamer Shubrick,
from Philadelphia via Panama, arrived at San
Francisco, May 27th.
The California papers contain more than the
usual amount of murders, assassinations, casu
The Nicaragua transit grant was signed on the
Bth of May last in favor of Commodore Vander
bilt and his associates, as an act of incorporation
places them on the footing of a corporate body.
The Yrisarri treaty' has been pocketed by
President Martinez, and there does not seem to
be the slightest chance that he will ratify it in its
M. Felix Belly
has left the scene of his 'late
The question of a grand alliance of the five
Central American States under one head is still
From New Grenada we learn that the Senate
has postponed the consideration of the Cass-
Herren treaty, and this is looked upon as an evi
dence of their determined opposition to it.
The advicea from Oregon are to the 24th of
May. They announce a general Indian outbreak
there. Col. Stephens' command on 'Smoke river
was attacked on the 16th of May-and forced to
retreat, with the loss of fifty privates, three offi
cers, and two howitzers, the baggage wagons and
nearly all the animals.
Three companies of dragoons and one of in
fantry, were engaged with fifteen hundred In
dians; two of the officers killed were Captain
Winder, of Md., and Lieut. Gaeson. The name
of the third is not given.
THE PRESBYTERLIN . BANNER AND ADVOCATE.
Sr. Louis. June 26 —The Republican has just
received intelligence that the Salt Lake mail, with
Camp Scott dates to Junel,th, have been received,
and St. Joseph to the 22d. Mr. H. F. Mayer,
who accompanied the mail party, furnishes mem
oranda of the trip. He encountered a heavy
snow storm, lasting three days, fvom Independ
ence Rock to Platte bridge.
The grass was never better as far as Sweet
Water ; from there to Camp Scott very poor. All
the trains with the troops were getting along well;
the cattle were looking in fine order.
Hockaday, Jones & Co., mail contractors, were
pushing their arrangements wilh great energy
and perseverance. When they get stations ar
ranged as contemplated, the time will be reduced
to sixte-n days, with ease and certainty.
JUNE 28.—A dispatch from Fort Leavenworth,
dated 24th, per United States Express Company
to Boonville, says that the express from Camp
Scott, bringing dates to the 10th, five days later
than received by mail, has just arrived.
Garrison letters, by this arrival, report that
Col:Hoffman was within one, and Capt. Moody
two days march of Fort Bridger.
It was stated that Gov. Cumming felt much
distrust of the Mormons in their promises.
The army would break up camp and march on
the capital by the 15th inst.
There would be an efficient and well armed
force of 2,500.
Provisions were plenty, and the troops eager
for the command to march.
The testimony in the case of General Lane was
concluded' today. Tomorrow is tied for the
argument. Public opinion is too much divided
to predict the result.
From Santa Fe.
Sr. Lotus, June 26.—The Republican's Inde
pendence correspondent says that the Banta Fe
mail has arrived, bringing dates to Ist instant.
Capt. Maroy has been heard from. He was be
tween Arkansas and Platte river in a snow storm
on April 12. He lost two hundred and fifty
mules and a large number of sheep. Col.
Loring had proceeded very well until April 29,
when they were overtaken by a severe snow
storm, in which six of his men were frozen to
Lieut. MCNally, regimental quarter master,
lost forty or fifty mules, and all his beef, cattle,
and sheep. Mr. Alexander, who was sending a
train to Utah, lost all his animals, excepting fif
teen, and was obliged to abaldon his wagons on
New ORLEANS, Juno 26--The steamship Ten
nessee, from Vera Cruz, has arrived below, but is
detained at quarantine. Her dates from the city
of Mexico are to the 19th inst. Admiral Zer
man is among her passengers. The forced loan
to the government has caused great excitement
among the foreigners, and those refusing to com
ply to the demand, are ordered to leave the coun
try, and goods belonging to American citizens
have been seized for non-compliance. Mr. For
syth, the United States Minister, has demanded
and received his passports. The Liberals are
everywhere streugtbeniug their positions. Z do
ago is about going to Tampico for refuge.
Duman% June 28.—Reports from Deootah
Territory state that the Yonkton Indians, three
thousand in number, were committing depreda
tions on the white settlements along Minnesota
river. The cause is dissatisfaction that the an
nuities now due have not been paid by govern
ment. They therefore intend to recover 'the
lands, and drive the whites away. They have
destroyed the village. of Medary. and burnt the
town of Mandron. The emigrant train at Me
dary was plundered. The settlers were concen
trating at Minnesota Falls, preparatory to defen
Nnw Yonw, Jane 27.—An arrival to-day brings
advices from Siarra ° Leone to May 22d, which
state that the brig Caroline ,
from Boston, arrived
there on the 15th, in tow of the British steamer
Electra. The Caroline had been captured as a
slaver, but was subsequently release& The
schooner Gen. Scott has also been captured as a
slaver, and brought into port.
Since the Ist of April, the schooner Winter
maryer for Boston, brig R. L. Charlton for Savan
nah, bark Merianktonka for New York, have been
captured as slavers.
Wealth of the United States•
The aggregate wealth of the United States
amounts to $12,000,000,000, and the population
is $24,000,000 souls. The wealth divided by the
population, gives $5OO to each person, young and
old; an.l counting five persons to each family, it
would give the handsome little fortune of $2,600
to every family of the republio.
Pirrearracm, Tuesday, June 29.
We are indebted tt the Pittsburgh Gazette for the follow
ing remarks: "The weather continues warm and clear—
too warm :or comfort, but just the thing for the growing
crops. The few weeke of bright weather, coming just in
the nick of time, have dispelled all the gloom that wee be
fore prevalent, and croaking has given way to a feeling of
satisfaction and pleasure. In a week from now, oriels's, our
farmers will begin to harvest their wheat, and if the
weather continues dry, they will garner the best harvest
that ever fell to their lot. In Bonthein Ohio, Indiana, and
Illinois, and in Kentucky, Missouri and Tennessee, the
wheat harvest le now going on eatisfactorily. The yield Is
better than was anticipated, and the crop is secured in the
beet possible condition. In Kentucky and Tennessee, how
ever, the Oats crop is said to be a failure, and within the
past two weeks large purchases have been made for ship
merits to that region. Happily, the prospect for our Oats
crop is excellent, and Barley, which is a prime substitute
for Oats, as hod for horses, is also a splendid crop. The
Corn crop is baokward, everywhere, but under this glorious
weather is coming forward rapidly., The papers everywhere
express the belief that the yield will be much larger than
was et first anticipated, and that, if the frost does not pre
maturely nip it, we shall have enough for all our wants.
Taking the whole country together, thti intelligence is very
favoiable. there wilt be same spate, here and there, where,
disaster from floods and other causes, will cause a short
yield; -but the general yield promises to be abundant!'
Asuarr—Pearls, Waft. Yote, 4%a5c. Soda Ash, 33.6a4c.
BURRIS Alto Essotr—Botter,lo6l2e. Eggs, B@9o.
Bacot—Country Shoulders, 5%06; Western do, 8%a8%;
city do. 7c. Country Sides, 0%07 ; city do, 8%. Country
Bxese—dmall white, 75..1.00 per bue.
Barame—Coormon $1.25; choice, $3.00.
CuEgas-7@7y 2 .
DRIED Faun —Apples, $1.12a1 25. Peaches, 3.75.
DRIRD BRRE-1.1%@1234. by tierce.
FLOUR—OD arrive I, pe dine, $3.25, and extra, 3 62. From
_3 69, extra, 4.00, and family do., email@example.com.
Rye Flour, 2 .7 8 @ 3 . 00 -
Gnaw—Oats, 27(428c. Corn, 45@)50. Rye, 45. Barley,
BQ@36. Wheat, 65@70.
POTATOES—Reds 45 Neshannocke, 55050.
Woot—Very little offering, and prices range as before
-22@)85. In Washington county, we bear of one or two ex
tra choice lots going at 50, (which last year went at 63,) but
these are exceptions. The general impression among grow
ers la that prices will go up, and this Is keeping the wool
Come—Rio, 10 1 4V11, 1 4.
lfrooa—t 12;44.25 for euperdne, and 4.621415.00 for extra
and extra limey. Rye Flour, 8 31%, and Corn Meal 3.37%.
Gaelic—Wheat, 1.00a1.05 for red, and 1.108,1.20 for white.
Bye. 69a70e. Corn: yellow, 75c. Oale, 40c.
Becoa—Smoked Hame, 103441%; Sides, 8a834 and
LARD , -1134 in bble, and 13 in kege.
Qumran, Juno W.
Rona-88.75 for euperOne, and 8.90a4.10 for extra
GRAIN—Corn, 60 for yellow, and 53 for white. Wheat,
60a75 for red, and 7545 for White. Oats, 35.
B<IMORE, June 28.
Gnewr—Wheat : red, $1.03a1.10, white, 1.10a1.25. Corn,
73a76 for white, find 75a77 for yellow.
Alfred Marks, Esq., 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 eaoh 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."
CAUTION l—lse careful to sat for Bcerhave's
Sold at $l.OO per bottle; or, du bottlee for
$5.00, by the sole proprietors, BENJAMIN
PAGE, TR., is CO., Pittsburgh ; and Druggists
Tun attention of cash buyers is directed to the
fact that Carnaghan. Allegheny City, is' now of
fering unusual inducements in his stock of welt
made clotbing, furnishing goods, &c., for, men
and boys. Examine his steel and prices.
We are pleased to be able to record the antis-
faction of our patrons, after trial of an article
advertised in our columns. We have the satisfac
tion to know several of our readers who have
need Prof. Wood's Hair Restorative, and pro
nounced it to be just what the advertisement
says it is. We have several personal acquaint
ances, too, who were gray•headed—they bare tried
it, and now their hair is restored to its original
color, and they willingly add their testimony W
its efficacy, and will give further information to
others desiring it. This speaks well for the ar
ticle, and we advise all who do not wish to appear
gray headed, to use Wood's Hair Restorative.—
Sold by Ciao. H. KICYSEIL,
No. 140 Wood Street, Pittsburgh, Pa.
And by all Druggists.
By the arrival of the steamship Ariel, at Bt.
Johns, N. F., on the 26th ult., and the Arabia, at
Tini;fax, on OP 28th ult., we have, the following-
Debates of a very conciliatory nature, on the
American question, had taken place in both Houses
of Parliament. The squadron would probably be
withdrawn from the Cuban waters and sent to the
coast of Africa. The right of search and visita
tion is entirely abandoned.
There is nothing later from India.
It is reported that ;Pruesia is increasing her
The insurrection in Candle has been isubdued
A Company has been formed for a telegraphic
line between England and India, via the Red Sea,
with a. capital of £1,000,000.
Parliament is discussing a petition from Jatnai
ca, touching the Spanish slave trade. It was
contended that the threatening aspect in the af
fairs of the West Indies was occasioned by 'the
long failure of Spain to fulfill her treaty obliga
tions. Earl Malmesbury said that from a conver
sation with the American Minister, there was
every reason to believe that some un derstandingi
would be had, clearly verifying the nationality of
vessels without seeking a breach of international
The Arabia reports seeing a steamer, supposed
to be the United States steamer Niagara, on the
28d, in lat. 53, 36; long. 36, but too far off to
speak her. The weather during the passage was
generally fine, though not quite up to the average
of June weather.
In Parliament, Lord Malmesbury also referred
to the support given by England to Spain in re
sisting the policy of the United States for thwart
nexation of Cuba, but said that if she still per.
sided in the slave trade, it was highly probable
that England would exchange her present amity
with Spain to indifference. Earl Grey thought
that France and the United States were solely re
sponsible for the renewal; of the slave trade.
With regard to international laws, so far as he
understood it, an American vessel filled with
slaves might leave Africa without England being
able to interfere, notwithstanding a perfect know•
ledge of her character. Lord Aberdeen endorsed
In the House of Commons the question of out
rages in the Gulf of Mexico, upon American com
merce, wag considered. The drift of the speeches
was, that when the matter was !filly understood
on both sides, the difficulty would be amicably
A serious collision had occurred on the London
and North Western Railroad, by which twelve
persons were wounded and three killed.,
M. Delangle's appointment gives general sails.
faction. Arrests continued to be made in Paris.
Avery Sheffer is dead. .
The Paris Moniteur denies, explicitly, that any
extraordinary preparations for war are making in
The screw steamship Yew York, whicti sailed
from Glasgow on the 12th for New York, was
wrecked on the same day on the Scottish coast.
Her passengers and crew were all saved.
The London Times, containing the article on
French armaments, was stopped in France.
A submarine gable between Reggio and Messina
has been successfully laid.
The Egyptian army is fixed for the year at fit
teen thousand men.
The Emperor of Russia, has invited the French
Ambassador to accompany him on his journey in
the Southern provinces.
The enormous expense of the fortifications at
Brussels, was the topic of comment in the press.
The 11. S. steam frigate PowliLtian was at long
It was rumored at Canton that the Chinese in
tend to destroy the European dwellings on, the
nollala side of the river.
It was also reported that Nankin had been cap
tured from the rebels by the imperial troops.
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Elizaneth Township, Allegheny County, in the
89th year of his ago.
Dien—At the residence of her father,Dr. T.
Piper, in McEweneville, Ps., on the ;11 hist ,
Mrs. ELIZABETH Tigno, aged 41 years.
She died of pulmonary consumption; and her
tedious decline verified the Apostle's description
of the Christian sufferer: "Though the outward
man perish, yet the inward man is renewed day
by day." ***
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DlM—June 9th, 1858, near Centre.oburah, In
diana County, Pa., of inflammation of the lungs,
ANNA MAr, daughter of the Rev. 8. P. and Har
riet N. G. BoMean, aged 3 years, 2 months, and
" Suffer little children to come unto me, and
forbid them not, for of such is the kingdom of
" Judge not the Lord by feeble sense,
Bat trust him for, his grace ;
Behind a frowning providence
He hides a smiling face."
Dish—On the 4th of June, near Carmichaels,
Pa., Mrs. ANN Grimm, in the 84th year of her age.
Sixteen years ago, Mrs. Guynn made a public
profession of religion, and united with the Pres
byterian church of Jefferson, Pa. The profession
thus made was accompanied by a life of earnest
piety and decided Christian attachment. Peri odi
cally she was the child of painful affliction. But
under the influence of a firm and steady faith in
the wisdom and goodness of God's appointments,
she drank the cup of affliction put into her hand,
with a patience truly surprising and heroic.
Having suffered .the will of God on earth, she
calmly fell asleep in Jesus.
DIIID—On the 7th of Jane, at the residence of
her brother, Mr. John W. Flenniken, near Car
michaele, Pa., Mrs. Erarsinant BLein, aged
about 77 year°.
The removal of Mrs. Blair from the scenes of
her pilgrimage, was almost without'premonition.
Her midden demise precluded an opportunity of
careful scrutiny into her spiritual state. Having
been for many years a communing member in
New Providence church, and professing her re
liance on the merit of the Redeemer, as the
ground of her acceptance with God, we may cher
ish the hope that to her the transition from earth
DIED—On the 17th of June, Mrs. MARTHA
STEVENSON, widow of the late Daniel Stevenson,
of Whitely, Green County, Pa , in the 82d year
of her age.
Mrs. Stevenson was esteemed by her numerous
acquaintances as a woman of integrity and moral
worth. For many years prior to her death, she
was an exemplary member of New Providence
church. She has gone, it is hoped, from the
Church militant,- to swell the ranks of the re
deemed who have washed their robes and made
them white in the blood of the Lamb. J.M.
Dian—Oa Sabbath, the 2d of May last, near
West Lebanon, Indiana County, Pa., Mr. MAT
THEW IlAnausorr, a Ruling Elder of the Presby
terian church in that place, in the 54th year of
As a husband and ftther, be showed a very in
telligent and indulgent regard for the comfort and
welfare of his family, both temporal and spiritual.
is civil society, he was both void of offence and
full of the spirit of accommodation. His attend
ance on the ordinances of God's•house was most
punctual and devout In Eidersridge church,
from its organization, during the twenty-three
years of his membership, he was very rarely ab
sent from public worship, whether on the Sabbath
or any other day. And though set off, fiVet 'Tars
ago, at the organization of West Lebanon church,
it is believed that he never missed attendance on
any communion season in the former ollurch, till
the: time of his death. Being chosen to the elder
ship in the latter organization, he soon began to
manifest a growing degree of spirituality in , ex
perience, and of wisdom in counsel; also of lib
eralitY and enlightened . zeal for the cause of
Christ at home "and abroad. His disease, pneu
monia, was of less than two weeks duration, and
so depressing in its influence as to forbid his
talking much. Still the whole tenor of his ex
perience, so far as it could be knownin that try
ing time, made it evident that the God by whose
grace and for - whose glory he' had lived, was in
'death his satisfying portion; that the Saviour
whom he loved in life was. "in the valley and
shadow of death," his supporter and comforter,
so that he feared no ill "Help Lord, for the
godly man ceaseth, for the faithful fail from
among the ehildren of men." D:
Dian March 18th, in Liberty Township, Mon
tour County. Pa., Mr. Wm. 11. Auras, in the 28th
year of his age. , ,
His illness was somewhat protracted, but yet
borne by him with great patience and resignation.
As he grew near his end, he ripened rapidly for
the change. And so signally was the glory of
our blessed religion displayed in his dying hours,
that he had no desire to live, no fear .of death,
but au earnest longing to be with Jesus. It is but
seldom, indeed, we are brought so near " the verge
of heaven," as in the death-bed scene of this dear
young man. Though for some time previous to
his death he wad unable to speak above a whisper,
he wished all who came to see him to be brought
to his bedside, that he 'might tell them how
happy he was; and he continued to admonish
and exhort them, though persuaded to desist on
account of his diftaulty in breathing, declaring
that he wished to spend his last breath in the ser
vice of. God. And on being urged to sleep, so as
to rest himself from the exhausting labor of talk
ing to his comrades and acquaintance, he an
swered, "Oh, no, I never expect to sleep again;
there is no sleeping in heaven." He loved. to
hear those who were with him, sing the, beautiful
hymn, "I would not live aiway," and desired it
to be sung at his funeral. "Two, years ago,"
said he, "my cheeks bloomed with youth, but
thank God, heaven is better than youth." And
thus he passed away -in the freshness of his
young manhood, not only peaceful and happy,
but triumphant. And in his death, we who are
left, have sweet assurance of• the truthfulness of
the promise, " Lo, I am with you alway, even
unto the end." J.J.A.M.
•. DIED—On the 10th 'of May, in Birchardville,
Susquehanna County, Pa., after a short illness,
Mrs. MARY 13113.01tA.RD, wife of John S. Birchard,
in the 51st year of her age.
At the early age of twelve, Mrs. B. professed
faith in Christ, and to the day of her death, led 'a
consistent, Christian life. She was one of the
original members of the Presbyterian church of
Friendsville; and her husband is the only remain
ing Ruling Elder in that chureh; The lively in
terest she manifested in the spiritual welfare of
her family, and in the extension of Christ's king
dom, as well as her consistent and exemplary
life, afford the best evidence of the sincerity of
her profession as a Christian.' In her death the
community, the church, and her own family, have
sustained a great loss. But we believe that their
loss is her infinite gain. T.T.
Dian.—On the 24th of May, in Biraharde►ille,
'J'assa G. BracatAan, aged 11 years, being the
youngest eon of John B. Birchard, of typhoid
Little Jesse was a favqrite child at home, at
school, and wherever he was known. His pious
mother had consecrated him to the. Lord, and was
very anxious, to the day of her death, that he
should be spared and, qualified to serve Christ in
the Gospel ministry. But He who says, "My
thoughts are not your thoughts, neither are your
.ways my ways," has taken, we hope, both mother
and son to serve him above. T.T.
DlED—June 16th, at the residence of her son,
Mr. David Reasoner, in Mercer County, Pa., Mrs.
ELIZABETH REASONER, aged 81 years.
Mrs. Reasoner emigrated to Western Pennsyl
vania more than forty years ago, *with" her hus
band; and settled 'within the bounds of Salem
congregation, where she spent the remainder of
her life in the communion of the Presbyterian
church ; and though confined to her room, and
for most of the time to herbed, for more than
three years before her death, she was enabled by
Divine grace, to bear with meek humility, her pro-'
traoted sufferings. On the day before, she was
suddenly attacked with a slight paralysis of body;
and the last day that she was able to converse
with her Christian friends, the writer inquired of
her what were her views of God in Christ, ,and
whether she felt' willing to die, and prepared to
meet God in peace; she replied; I long to be
gone; all her hope and all her oonfidenoe were,
in Jesus'Christ. • J.C.
DIED—At her reSidenee, Rayne Township, In
diana County, Pa., June 9th, Mrs. Baser ALUM,
wife of Samuel Adams, 5r.,.. in the 65th year of
The deceased, daughter of James and Mary
Nesbit •was born in Coneinaugh Township, Indi
ana County, and in early life eonseirated herself
to the Lord by uniting with the Associate Pres
byterian church of Conemaugh, in the commu
nion of which she remained until she, with her
husband, united with the Presbyterian church of
Ebenezer, under the pastoral care °Melt. Joseph
W. Henderson. Her membership was transferred
to Saltsburg church at its organization, where she
remained till 1839, when she; with her husband,-
removed to the church of Washington, in the
communion of which she remained until she was
called'to enter into the joy of her Lord, leaving
behind her an affectionate husband, with whom
she had lived forty, one Years, and six children,
together with a large'cirele of 'friends -and rely
tires, to mourn their loss. Her fortitude, during
her last sufferings, were in happy consistency
with that conformity to her Master's will, which
characterized her whole life. She patiently
waited until she was called to enter into the rest
which remaineth for the people of God.
DIED—Lft Piney Township, Clarion Co., Pa.,
June 12th, 1858, Mr. THOMAS Mauna, son of Mr.
Andrew Magee, in the 60th year of his age.
He was long a member and also a Deacon in
Licking church, but owing to the sickness which
terminated in hie death, for about the space of
two years he was unable to discharge the duties
of his office, or even attend regularly the public
Ministrations of the sanctuary. Nevertheless,
his heart was with us. He loved the gates of
Zion, and continually prayed for her prosperity.
He waited his appointed time with calmness and
composure, and the last prayer the writer heard
him utter was, " Come, Lord Jesus, come quick
ly !" May our last end be like his I
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STITUTION is under the care of the Presbytery of
Zanesville, and is located at Washington, Ohio, on the Na
tional Road, halfway from Wheeling, to Zanesville; and
only three miles North of the Central Ohio Railroad. The
surrounding country b hilly and remarkable healthy.
A large, tasteful, and convenient binding, has been
erected and furnished with suitable apparatus; tlw under
signed. devote their attention entirely to the institution,
and all. the necessary arrangements have been made for
educating young men on the most approved principles.
The course of studies includes an English and Classical
Department and. is extensive enough to prepare student.
for the Junior Class in the beet Colleges. Strict attention
will be given to the comfort, manners and morale of the
pupils, and they will enjoy the advantages of a Literary
Society, a Library, and a Philosophical Apparatus. • -
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