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I. U. TM4)it
Wholesale and Retail Dealer, and Manufacturer of ,
GREEN CASTLE, PA.,
takes this method of informing his customers and
the public that he has
REDUCED THE PRICE OF FURNITURE
from ten to twenty per cent. Owing to the advan
tages be has over other Manufacturers he can and
_will-sell-F-urnituro-at-et-less-price-thart-any- - othe
Manufacturer in the State.- Having
THREE STORE ROOMS
filled with every variety of Furniture, from a plain.
common article, to the finest in use, he feels war
noted in siying that he can please all tastes.
EXAMINE LIST OF PRICES.
COTTAGE—lmitation of Walnut $5, 6,7, to 8
Solid Walnut 8,9, to 10
JENNY LINO-3-Arch Top Panel;
Walnut ' 1 14, 16 to 16"
• " 3-Arch Top Panel,
Imitation 1,0,12 to 14
Round,'Corner.foot,3 Panels Walnut
46 " Foot, Oval Panel Wal
nut, Moulded 30, 35 to 40
ANTIQUE—New style 25, 30, 35,40 to 60
VINE; ANTIQUE CLIMBER. SUITS,
Full Marble 120 to 175'
ChT. CHA MBE It SUITS, • 35., 38,40, 45 to 60
SOLID NV ALN 81111'8 60,75 to 85
Imitation Wal., 4 Drawers, with glass
wood top sl4,_ls_to lit
Imitation Wa 1. : 4 drawersowith glass,
Marble top-- --in - Hi - to - 31Y
• wood-top -
Dining, 'Fable, six. legs, $7,50 to $9O
Brfeakitst do , four legs. 5 to .6
IVl!rrble top do. 20 efferent paterne, 9, 10, IS to 15
Extension Tables, per f00t,2 to 3
Windsor or Wood Seats (j doz) from $5, 6,7 to 10•
Cane Seats, per half doz., 9,10, 11,11.50,12 50 to 30
(Have over 600 01 the above on hand.)
Wood Seat Rocking. Chairs, from 1,25 to . 5
Cane Seat Rocking, Chairs, from 2 to 7
Willow Seat. Rocking Chairs, from 2 to 10•
spring Seated Chairs, upholstered in _ .
Hair Cloth, Brocatel, ltep & Ter-.
ry, ranging in price, pek.,halt doz, from 25 to 75
R wking IThairs, upholstered as above, 9 to 15.
Tete•a- l'etes,.upitolsteretl as above,
(mill) from 20, 24, 50, 26, 30 to 75
Box or Plain Sofas, from 11, 20 to 30
Lounges, upholstered in Hair Cloth, .
Drocatel, Her,Terry and llarnask,
Spying seats, (each)
frotn 7,8, 9, 10, 11, 12,-to 20
Imitation Walnut, for $lO, 12, 14, 16 to 3
solid Walnut, • 15, 18, 20, '261136
A Iso,:side Boards, Wash Stands, Mattresses, and
in fact everything m the Furniture line. The lira
its of an advertisement is entirely ton narrow to give
--- iirffillifit — Orprices. and lands of furni
fact ured at this eatahli%hrnent, ,
CALL AND SEE FOR YOURSELVES.
Pr Remember the ylice. ,
L H. WHITMORE,
flee Greencastle, Pa.
CARSON'S SHEAR OE!
MITE alarming increase in- the number of fright
ful' accidents, resultii.g in terrible deaths and
destruction of valuable property ) , caused by the in
discriminate use of oils r known under the name of
Petroleum,. prompts us to call your special attention
to an article which will r wherever used, remove the
cause of such accidents. We !pude to
CARSON'S STELLAR OIL for
I LLUMINATIN INIJRPOSES
The proprietor of this oil has for several years
felt the necessity of providing for, and presenting
to the publib, as a substitute for the dangerous com
pounds which are sent broadcast over the country,•
as an oil that is safe,trilliant, and entirety reliable.
After a long.series of laborious and costly experi
ments, he has succeeded in pro*iiling, and now of
fors to the public, such a stibaitute r in
C I AI SON O S STEL-LAI?,
It should be used by every family because it is safe
beyond a Oration. The primary purpose in the'
preparation of STELLAR OIL has been tomske
it Perfectly Safe, thus insuring the lives and prop
erty , of thoge wh o' itse it. Its prisent standard of
SAFETY and BRILLIANCY will always be main
tanned, for upon this the proprietor depends for sus
tinting the high reputation the STELLAR OIL
l'o prevent the adulteration of this oil with the
explosive compounds now know under the name of
kerosene, &c.. it is pat up for family , use in
five-gallon cans. each can being sealed and stamped
with the trade-mark of the proprietor • it cannot ,
therefore, be tampered with between the manufac
turer andconautuer. None begs/nein° without this
4t is the duty and interest of all dealers andeon•
earners of illurairrating col' to nee the STELLAR
OIL only, because it alone hilinowit to be safe and
reliable. It is for sale by
Amberson, Benedict & Cot, Waynesboro?.
ManunA Stetter, Marion.
E. B. Winger, Quincy.
Geltvicke & Burkhart, Cliatobersbunk
Vi r . Bilccui.. l st. Theinae. ,
.f. Hostetter Co., Greencastle.
Thomas C. Grove, Meicereburg.
Jno. 1,. Ritchey, "
JARDEN.4. CO., Wirouteens AGINTOf
No. 136 South Front
feb 2-1871] •
FAIRVIEW , MILL!
FAlllLlr•rmivig, • ETC.
THE. tra r deisig,ned hervini refitted and added' ell
the latest improvements to 'his `(formerly
h4ntala) sanomices ro the politic that he : ia' now
manullioriring a itiliettor article - P ANILY
L 0 0 r ar .• which Will 'be delivered to persons
at market prices. ile bee also on baud's supply of
MI L L'kS rtl FP' ofall kinds,' *doh' be will;
wholesale or retail at the Mill, or deliver if desiretli
at the +Wrest market rates. ,Having refitted tie
Mill wita:the, most„,.intproird - machinery he feels
Ittot he'*ertabled, to , riTe:fieruritil Waiefaction.
His Flour • tit sacki,ein 6 e had at Raid's Grote.
rY.whereCordert niiirbelefk • '
The highee.markst-prine.paid for WHEA7
INereit at,• .• •
COOPZR 47, 111P - Vaiited. • .-
ltlar DAVID PAYEID3OI4.,:-
LIT MRS. 3. VOGL •
The plaintive sound of tolling bell ;
The muffled atilt, the funeral knell,
On early morning breezes home,
Proclaim commemoration morn V
• Soft let us speak, and softly tread,
Assembling 'ronntilhe nation's doad.
Let willing hands their offerings bring,.
• While grateful hearts their praise sing.-
And plainly write each honored name
High•on the living scroll of fame.
• With stricken hearts from every home; •
From East to West bereaved.ones
The nation bows its head to-day,
And countless mourners crowd the way
Bring flowers fresh from dews of morn,
An hundred thousand graves adorn
While kneeling low wc kiss the sod,.
And consecrate the ground to God.
How deep the gloom, how dark the hour,
When traitorous hosts with fiendish power,.
Hot, fiery bolts against us burled,
And treason's blackest flag unfurled,
An earthquake crash and Sumter falls.
A nation feels its crumbling walls,
The country cal led ; our heroes came
Forth to redeem-her tainiehed fame.
They gave their life, they gave their all, .
h_death a znightier-sword-the • • •
-- Than that used on the well-Might field t.
They hear-the-bugle's-call no more,—
Nor fife, nor drum, nor cannon's roar,
Nor shall the bayonet's fitful gleam
Disturb their hallowed, peacerful dream.
Rest, brave and honored soldiers, rest !.
Your c4untry folds you to its breast
'1 ill morn shall burst with glorious light
In heavenly beauties on your sight. ,
• . Ye Heeding hearts with sorrow sore
• From height, from plain and shore,
Our vows again we here renew—
With grei tfu I hearts we turn to you;
With you we mourn, with you we pray ;.
A nation weeps with you.to.day;
By every wound so nobly borne,
By every banner stained and torn,"
We'll cherish in obr hearts the brave
, Who died their country's flag to save !.
25 to 30
25, 30_, 32 to 60•
10, 12 to 14
1441C151 0 .111 T-si.s.4l. M 4,1 S.
TKE GERMAN BAPTISTS
Special Correspondence of the Philadelphia_iPress..'
Mlrcaaromi, Pa., May 29,-1871.
Three and a•half hour's ride from thegheat
and dust of Philadelphia over the Reading
and Lebanon Valle. Railroads brings us to
Myeretown, a pleasant village of 1,300 inhab•
itants nestling in the choicest pirt of the Le
banon Valley, surrounded by beautiful fields
and hills crowned with the - richest verdure:
It is just now a point of some intereit as the
place chosen fiir the meeting of the annual
National Conference of the religious society
properly denotn'itated fireman Babtists, r but
better known to the out side public by' the
name of Thinkers. Delegates and othe a be.
gan to assemble during the latter part of last
week, and with those 'NM will arrive to-day
a large congregation of many thousands is
expected at the opening of the conference to
morrow. Ail that States east of the Ilockey
Mountains in which there are ohurches of
this denomination will be . represented. De
led by ministers and el
ders from abroad, were attended by large
congregations of the denomination and others
drawn by the reputation of the speakers.—
The services were generally. in . Gertuan, or is
both German and English.
There is probably no denomination iu the
United States that has been more grossly
misrepresented and maligned, and copier:tru
ing which so many erroneous opinions pre-
vail. Even the enoyelopedises, books of the.
°logical literature, and other works that are
supposed to be standard authorities oo the
subject of which they treat, have generally
gone wide of toe facts in their notices of this
denomination. One reason for this probably is
the lack ora denominatimailiterature asheir
own, giving their history, views, and practi•
eel), attd,till within a comparatively few years,
of a proper periodical literature. And some
peculiarities in their ordinances have made
them unusually liable to misrepresentation
and ridicule, especially by those who have no
'capon for religious ordinances of any kind.
There - are few published accounts of the
origion and history of the denomination, but
• the present organization undoubtedly. .dates
from the religions movement , of Alexander
Mack, in Germany, iu 1709., Mack, witlibiiev•
ea others, undertook the study of the Bible ,
for the purpose oi• forming se opinion of- its
teachings, The result of their deliberations
was the adoption of trine -iinmetiiion and
some other peculiar ordinances.' Thoir views
sptead rapidly, and chnrches •were formed.
But they irertEtiot *Hewed co enjoyed 'their
views in peace, and, aftermany persecution&
'and Alitlugs from plies to' place, they be,
gen, about 1719, ,to °Migrate to .America,
and between titia,date. and 1729 the entire
chirell left' 'Germany 'add
in the Unitetitratea., They came prinnipSlly
_to diitiStatii,stild have gradually extended to
ethers, but ifrincipally•Wast. Peteri Baker
was among, the at' Immigrants, arid
was the firs t. proctor. eittbe 0 Lion* 4dAtier. •
ice. Alexander ..tiaek.ditine over afloat 1729,
aad'was iiider for, a Church at Germantown'.
The sena:able Adder, John
she Congregation that every riianday
WAYNNOOII,O' ; Mintilri:COM.',ll,,:P.E,lNN,§l4 . t . VAlNlA,'W:4oPlitti.3 . .ll.oltPillSjCii,.: JUNE 8 '1 . 871:::`':' ' ' .)
ORIGIN &NW iIIf3TORY
ot;kg 31 : 1 X3tLciOr>o 3 4 4 eleirktlMa , L l . l• 7 - 3,4•TOW,Mpignitoe.
morning is the meetlitehOuaain Crown street,
above callow hill, , ia' a greet
grandion' of Molt.
Bur while the pie Sen i 'organization datei
fibre tho.misyearent of Meek and his
gloniets, many of the principlee of faith and
praotice t and some of, the ordinances, have
been dertved• from the
what extent cannot be very certainly deter
THE FIRST SIIHDAT-SOHOOS.,
One of the important early settlements was
at Mill Creek, Lahomitet bounty. After some
years a division oconreti in the church at
that place.' Several menibers of the church,
led by a minister, adopted the seventh_ .day
of the week for their kiabbrip, instead of the
first, and for this heresy were excommaniea
ted by the German Baptists. There is an
interesting incident connected with the his
tory of those who were thus cut off too im
portant to be..passed over.
These excommunicated brethren formed a
Church of their own viaira at Ephrata ' not
fir from Mill Creek, and now en.theßeading
and Columbia Railroad,and here one'of their
number established a Sunday selarali—abeurit
-1735. or 1740, whioh was regularly, kept up
for about thirty years. As it was not till 1781
that Robert Raikes hired his room and his
teachers for his Sunday school. at Glouces—
ter, England, Lancaster eourity r in this State,
has the honor of having had the first Sunday
school, more than forty years before it was
thoughrof by Raikes. ilad it been estab. I
lished in a larger place, or brought Ipromi
neatly to public 'notice, without doubt it
would, have become the nucleus of that 'nigh
ty religious organiz-atioa that must now date
fro i • _eater_pri Re—of—Hobe r t—Raiketra
Gloucester, England, instead of Lancaster
Present Condition of the Denomination. •
In attempting to give the present condi
tion of. the denomination throughout the
United States some difficulty is experinced
horn the fact that they have never published
nor collected denominational statistics. • They
have been opposed to this as a matter of.prin
ciple regarding the parade in print -of their
_numbers, and-wealth-and-growth as dalcula
tad to foster pride rather than to 8 , übserie
any useful parties • tat as there are dela
gates here from nearly all the districts, it
has been possib e.to form tolerably correct
The number of churches cannot be much
less than five hundred: There are certainly
from fiftsen hundred to two thousand minis
ters and elders, while .the membership is a•
bout onelundred thousand. 'rheie amain•
gle churches having its many as six bundr
members. They are most ntimerons in Penn
sylvania, Ohio, Indiana, Illinois, lowa, And
Virginia. There are chtirches in nearly or
quite all the Western States—even the new
es t,_Kan'sas_an'd_Ne brae ka-, Having_eh limb es
—and in some of the former lave States,
especially Tennessee, Missouri, and North
Carolina. West of the Rocky Mountains,
churches have been tamed in California and
Oregon. The denomination Is steadily ex—
tending itself inrthe West. Missionaries are
appointed to travel over new sections of the
country. and to organize churches wherever'
proper fields can be found; and in this way
they are likely to more than maintain their
present strength in the country.
THE NA M F.
The name- which they use much among
themselves, and which is a favorite amour
there, is 'Brethren,' taken from the remark of
Christ to his disciples on one occasion, 'All
ye are btethren.' But as this is not sufficient
ly distinctive for public purposes,' they still
use as their proper denominational name
that of German Baptists. The term Bankers
did sot originate artionk, th. u selves, nor did
they use it, although the • not particular
ly object to it: It is a all t corruption'of a
German word meaning dip,' and is ex
pressive of one of their * n portant ordinances.
Fat= AN BACTICE.
The denomination has no published creed
of any kind, It is a principle with them to
take: the Bible as their rule of faith and prat
dm without any comment whatever. But in
all organizations there will always be some
fundamental, settled principles, and:each is
the case with this Church. In theology they
are evangelical. They believe in Christ as
a savior, and in the Trinity,'and also io the
absolute necessity of repentance, 'faith, and
baptism. As to original' sin, they believe
that but for the redemption-by Christ all in•
fants weirld:be lost, us will. as' adult's; but,
that as the tedeructiod of-Christ- is just as
far reaching as Adam's sin, original sin has
been fully atoned for, hence; infant's, idiots,
and all other persons dying before the coro •
Mission of ;actual •transgression are-saved by
virtue Of that:atonemeot, without the net
amity of faith and baptism. •
They give a greater importance to baptism
thaa • ether denondoations, regarding it as
essential to salvation, udder ordinary eitouto.
stances, as repentance and faith. But as the
thief or. the Cross was saved Withoat it they
admit that in circumstance where baptism is,
impossible there may be, salciatjotiwit,hont it,
but only when the 'M1)0544414, is absolute..
'They do not adteit'atrythind but tripe immer
sion to be' baptism. They insist a_. holy
living; that the .life _ must .00nferm to the
teachings of Christ, end that :without this
the observanci .of the ordinanSeit''of the
Chnrch.are and' no effeet, brit' teach
also-that alit rne diixtiples:unast 'observe the
ordinances strlctly: ••••' •
„., Firet,itt ftrder of
~bapT ; ..
tisnii Which is to he sobsetreci
'after Life olt et —.Ate of Itilioliettgeo. socotill
log' to:the oometitod. odd, be. tap.
tised: The mode a-berttisle ie • peeol,i4r, awl
is called-Xine.iAkt.Re*,4 Psj'efr the
ostiduiste kosolsitt,tke-otator, sod fEc phingett
foriv`ard- att4i thicrwo three
tunes, ones for each. Demo , of .3he Itiotts,-6
After Atis,,and ; while the ; eandbiate. is still
kneeling , in the wattir, , itieie is piayi3r Mad
hying on ofltindtt.' BaititsztliAdakes the re
cipient a metisher oftbe'ehttroft; nod listen
er repeated:fcir.,thtt same individual. Exist=
.mtutiontion•dneU not impair the validity ,of
the baptism, so that they, eon be r e ceived
. propei te'pentania and reforms"
Lion, ssithout tbe ioadtnitiistiatiod of the, or
dinaoee. , • : • •
- • Next in order the ordinance of feet
washing; the authority is Ironr the incident
of Christ washing His disoipels' feet, nor
ratedin John They believe tile- - eons
mend in- the 14-lb and 15th verses of: -this
chapter to be as, literally 'binding as the corn
mans elsewhere for ,the observant, of the
communion Iris observed as a •00iparation
for the love feast hand comma-own; 'n
cording 'tol the- statement of Christ t o
Peter in the 10th verse.. In the observance
of the ordinance the • bretkren wash the feet
of the brethren only, and the sisters of the
sisters of .the sisters. The sexes never,
under any circumstances, wash the feet of
each other, as has been charged.
-Everything - connected with .the ordinance is
done decently and in order. It is observed
at every love feast 'and communion.
Next is the love least.. ,The authority
for this is the fact that before Christ insti
tuted the communion on-the night• of klis
betrayal, He first partook of a slipper with
his deciples. They make this a real meal.—
There is no limit as to kind or quantity, of
feod. In some places it is customary to' use
meat and vegetables, with coffee or tea; and
is others a simpler- meal is prepared. The
only requirement in that it be a real supper..
communion, is the salutation of. the kiss,
which they claim was observed under both
the La* and the Gospel. In this ordinance
the brethren solute each other, and the ale.
tern the same. The sexes do not interchange
—ln the observance of the communion, which
is the ordinance nest in order, the members
are seated at tables, ,the sisters all having
their heads covered with plain caps, and
brethren with heads uncovered._ Tlitinks
are given both for the bread and the wine.
The minister breaks the bread to the breth
ren, and they to each other. The minister
breaks to the sisters also, bet they do not
break to eaeh other; and the same is the'
case in passing the wine. - . The communion,
and its attendant ordinances is always .'ob
served at night, as this was the hour , of its
institution by Christ. It is observed usual
ly once or twice a year in each church.
In'addition to these ordinances is that of
the laying on of hinds and—anointing the
sick with oil, founded on James v. 14,15.
it is done only
_at the request of the,
sick person, and always by an eider' if one
is within retch, but if it ie net possible te'e's
-sure-the-presence-of-an-elder; t he-ordinate-e
-1 is then administered bya minister.
The Church government is republican in
form Each' church has its own council, to
which all matters of difference and questions
of ciiffiSulty must first be submitted. If not
settled here they are took to.. the council of
the district. These districts generally ineltute
about twenty churches and the council is
composed of delegatea from each church.--
not settled hero, and if a matter of gener
al interest, it is taken to the National Coup
cif or conference, but local no matter is allow
ed to come up before this body. In some
oases - the National Council appoints persons
to confer with the • loci& councils, and in
this way assists in the eettlewent•of hard mat
The National Conference is composed of
two delegates from each
,distrie:t. One 'of
the two serves on the standing ecntunittee
which has important officers to perform), and
the others attend more particularly • to, the
matters before the conference, though ,bath
are equal in this respect, except so far as
the ditties of the one on the ecammittee may
interfere with his. participation. in general
exercises of the conference. But while the
delegates constitute the official conference
opportunity is given to all members present
to speak and participate in the proceedings.
In the lower councils all matters are de
cided by vote, and the sisters are. allowed
the same privileges as the brethren is this
respect but in th National Conference the
deeisons are by'common consent, and the cis
tors de not , participate in the official delibera
The special,object of this National Cqn
throne° is to decide wsttert for which do
'Thus midi tiso . Levi' can 'be sound: ( g lues
Hans naturally arise which. cannot be deed
dad. by 'reference to the -Bible tesobiogs,
and the object of this annual .conference is
to take all snob, questions into eonsidera r
Lion nod decide upon-them. A :clerk )ceepa
a careful record doll the proceedings,and at
the Close, the record is printed,
.aod sent: to
each church, and becomes the, flea! Ruth ori
fy on all the subjeota . considerdd.
Bleep of -;
The mode of worship dada not differ par
ticularly from that .oftnaoy other, , demmlinit
Lions. At the mooting on SatuEday eve,
!sing the eetiricie-thil opened • by Singing
hymn, 'Bow sweet the name of Jens sound:kJ
It was lined, by the mishiter,.and sung by
the,. eongregation. Aftertthelyinn, prayer
was offered, the minister und,the.•.outire 'Ank
diem) kneeling, The teal ivas I,oor, 1. 30,
' - ' i The sermon was sound evaingeliciat dis
ennisi This epeaker was 'followedwith •
in,Giertnan e nod the: meeting Alcisea' with
singing and prayer. As uvula tkel .upt
use the benediction. • The minister mity say
!Welkin dismissed io-thO , nartieletthe Lord!'
or some Cin%ilar-phrase., .11-‘shoe et de di; th e
henedtetiou'•uxe used; the elder,or Cniaister is
net allowed tUlift his hands aver the congre,
The Men debet•Wbar' =during
worship, but , the.sisters are retfaired to have
.the 11004:07.eiNia with- covering on
aeolicasjoi,et.„werehip.• • • t
MitiflBTEBS alitZr ELDERS. - • '
Ministers are choSen b'y'-election:_ When
any'bretner appears to baVe the proper gifts
for the office he is electeeto preach by the
&lurch to which he belongs. After ho has
pitved himselfitrorthy be is set apart by•the,
laying on of bands,,brid• is. then Called' Older
or bishop; the terms being synoninnons. No
'etittrtidof training or literary preparation is
required. No salaries. nor support of 'any
kind• is given to the ministers, or, elders, nor
me they required to • give up their busi
nesti pursuits: eitureh nattily has sever.,
al ministers ; but the elder is always the pro.
siding officer of the church to. which he he
They have - nitany poealiaritiegwhick they
strictly observe. Itis to.sothe extent their
intention to be a 'peculiar people,f• believing
it both a privilege and , a duty. They are
non-resistants.and• will not bear orals ,under
any circumstances. They believe in itvvtie.
it obedience ,to the' Government., They'
were the stiiiiichest of:Union PeOide‘:ditring'
the, late war; and-iinistrivcid.to 'lhd ways/ to
manifest their ,sympathy," alth — eit they
wodld not fight. They vote, •but'do not : op
prove ot - :going to law', aganst , persons not
members ot their, ghttycb, and
,witi not allow
one member to go to law against another oo
_nay pretext whatever. All matters betwe_e_n_
Membeis, of - whatever hiid, inn'atlie settled'
in the church councils. They •hove .no pe
culiarities of speech, except that :hey c:to not
use titles, and avoid by-words. The- terms
'Brother' and 'Shitett are very go:mere:bat
d b_ not tore to
They never recoguiaid,sla
very, nor at any time any ire- in or up (rini
tinue a member ortheir E.Sfith. Their re
cord on this subject is very'commendable.--
They hav e
,no peculiar views conecncerning
Marriage, and do not restrict their theinbers
to their own Church. They are titrongly op
posed to secret soeietiee, and make member•
ship in' them -a pause for excommunication
The prevailing style, of dress arnong them
is somewhat similar to' that Of the
but variations - have ereptin. more among the
Lbrethren thri sisters. There is no pOsitive
rule as to style or color, the fundamental
principle being that of entire plainness, fib
• stinenoe from useless ornament. • No jewel.'
ry, or anything merely for. adornment, is al
lowed; The teas of the elderly ladies is
black alpaca or ~stuff of similar sort, elite
!Oita half liankerehiefs and plain caps, nod
-16 ezneedingly neat. The prevailing Colors
among the men are hrdwo; gray ; and black,
but oocassionally other shadesttre• seen.
On the subject of ;temperance, they aro
strongest of teetotteers and claim to he the
oldest temperance society in the •'Unite4
or malt Eggers as a Waage, hi public or
privtite, and have a decision of the National
Conference that it shelf be a cause for es-
communication. They permit the use. of it
for strictly medicinal and meehanical pur
poses only. They go further than. this and
forbid members to be in any' way inteiested
in.the traffic in liquors of any kind, or to
sell any grain.or other artiole_used in spirit
one liquors to any manufacturers or to any
person that will use it for manufacturing
They make ample 'provision for the sup.
port of their own poor, and never allow them
to receive aid from town or county. All
their indigent are well eared for, and suffer.
lug from poverty among them effectually
prevented. as should be the case in every
They publish several periodicals - and a
few standard works, bat admit themselves to
be doficient,init proper Chinch litaratnre;
bat now that the want is felt and acknowl
edged, setiVeemeasures will probably be talc
en to supply it, and give to the Church the'
means of information concerning their past
and present history and Church polity, and
give also to the,;publio an opportunity for
more extensive and correct information con
cerning the denomination than is yet' access
ible., -Important questions connected with
this subject. and especially with the cause
of education, will be considered at this con
OTIIER. SIMILAR. DENOMINATION.'
There are in eome of the States denomin.
ations that have some things in their faith
and practice and ordinances in common with
the German Baptists, and• aro sometimes
confounded with them. How many of these
.other denominations there are, or where
they are strongest, :cannot •be ascertained
,from ray authorities
,now at hand. An
enumeration of them would ha 'a.' fluting fin -
ulo tcrthis article and it is a matter of regret
that; a correct fist cannot'be obtainede‘.
The fedi herugivets have—ben• prepared
with great , care and • under the .stspervimiou
of .thnetwelt Tensed in the matters of their
(Mardi, ftitcl,sitifi'bil foiled the mist complete
and UlittinnticraCtotint of : ant German Bap
titstethist has ever heart published. „
Tn-tmotrow the conference will opealts
deliberatione. The .place for bolcling, ; the
business : meetings. is at ; Millersburg, (ilea
or nine miles item this village, and' reached
only. b,roarriages. Ample acaommoditions
haves. been. mean fog the ea ter taitlinetl co! the'
large companL,tbat ,bein , attendanep
(Alvin; the day.: The boarding tent is 120:
by .40. feet, and theie.will•te 'WS laCk of snob
bOnntifurpiswrisions..we 'the good 'lnSters , of
this vicinity - know e&iirell how„ topreterits--
Air the meeting of ila:soonfevence one. of
hetp,lionros, that abound heie,has been fittei:
up. It Will secomnisidatit "a "large eninPitiy,
And:ho-• convenient ` . ,thn s "purpose. The ;
cOnfirontre Proliablu'ecintinne throng
PECIMI A RITIESI
tSee.o4;',' jE 3 ex! otmLa
to morrow and Wctinesdayond oloseits • de
liberations on Thursday'. No religious nice t
itigiare held orr therkrciund, nor do the con
gregatton.retnain'there at night, der no sleep
ing tents ere provided.. illectiogs• .are hold
iti the 'evenings in: all the ohuirehes, of the
exercises are of twiielt interest to the
members of the ehurob, es the large atten
dance shows, and ,will as they arc held front
year to year, have a strong tendency to bind
theth , togother in that brotherly , lore, which
it is their great aim to -cultivate.,
: .What we ad , for Ourselves , Poon be
forgotten;. what we, do for others may he the
the vision to eheer the soul when the_eye_cart____
no longer behold the loved ones.
lie A.• MAN —Foolish spending is the felt
er of poverty_ __DO not-be,asharned-of
work , Work .fee.the best salaries yori can
get, but, ork for half price rather than be i
dle . De your min naos . ter, and do ,not let so
CietY or Itishiort Swallow up year individu•
ality—hat,4itit and boote: • Do not eat up
or wear out all you earn. Compel_y_onr set
ftih hotly to spare soniething for profits saved.
Be T otrniry tOyour own' eiPatite, but rneraifut
to others!.neoassi ties.- --Help others.' and at-k
no help,i9r yourself. See that yiti are proud
Lot , your pride tia.of_tho rig kind. .13e too
proud to : be-lam;-too - -proud-to-give,. tap-with
out 'conquering every dittealin too proud to
'weer a coat-yen cannot afford' fO buy; too
proud to he'll] company that you cannot keep
up with kr • expeuses,.tao proud
. to lie-, or
steal, or_elacat;_ts,:lopfoltd-to-be stingy.
trl •under the care
iridhearted;giatheftifivomi4,' a and ri she, un
consmonsly to herself, giouis into a 'graceful
Plan a boy, in the 'establishment of
a thorough going straitforward business man
and he becomes a'self-reliant practical busi
nes man. Children are hineeptible creatures
and eirotimstancets; and• sceneg, and actions
always impress as you- affuence them ; not
by arbitrary rules, nor by stern example a
lone, n k.
but a thousad othar,tvays_that spea
beautifdl forms, pretty pictures,
etc., eo they will grow. Teach your chit
droll, - then, to love — the beautiful. Give
them a corner ia. the garden for flowers; en
couragerhem to put it is the shape of hang
buckets, allow thorn to have their favor
ite treuq - rouse thetn in morning, not
with' a Ater° to' work!' bat for the en
thusiaatio 'see the—beauliftil • kunriser
for them pretty pictures, and encourage
them to decorate their room inbis or her
ebilaish way. Give them an inch• and-they
will'go a mile. &flow them tneptiaile4e
and they will make your
. borne beautiful.
An eF.ohange'.says: A great many farm
era are hesetatiog about planting poratoesea
acoount of the potato bugs. A friend gives
us the remedy;which he has tried with re
makable success. We give it for what iris
worth: Plant buckwheat with potatoes. He
says he planted one acre of potatoes, putting
buck wheat with one half and none with
the other half. The result was that the
potatoes without the buck wheat wore en
tirely destroyed by the bugs, while the oth
ers remained entirely untouched.
The question, does getting drunk ever ad
vance one' happiness? would seem to be put
to rest by the Irishman wbo went drunk,
and was asked what pleasure be found in
whiskey—'o4a, Biddy, it's a trate intirety,
to see two of your swats putty. (non instead.
b'Etarat.—The real test of belief is action.
If a matt tells us ho believes a certain Bourse
to be the right one . to adopt, but in his own
Meseta as if he believed the eentrary, we
; lastly consider bim•doatitute of the belief he
Two rustics eamo into a village telegraph
office to send a dispatch. As they left the
office the gong of an'adiacent hotel sounded
for tea. .Whereupon one of the pair went
into the air several feat, exclaiming, 'By
Jerusaleml there it goes,
When a study, well behaved young mart
is seen shaking hands with a pump, and bid.
ding it an affeotioaate good night, or saying.
'Poor Old Corbisse Robserew„ there may bet
foist apprehensions' that he has been 'taking
it alalln Vegetable Sielliati Mir Renew
or, pitivcats the hair from turning gray, and,
restores hair to its natural color.
I:Utast/of Amils.—;The commissioner of•
Agriculture has received from the, Impe•-
rial Botanical Gardens of St.• Petersburg u•
collection of Rdbian apples, embracing about
bur Istindrod varieties, in duplicate: These
have come to Washington in' perfect condi.
tion and are well provided with grafts, which
will be' at once distributed to nurserymen
and Others who desire to expertmeat with
and pitipaige from these promising acquisi.
tiOns Por 'Northern and North western,
States this• is Ganef the Most valuable fruit
introductions that was ever brought into this.
aountry,and will be fully appreciated by po.
;.+ll:ottag. klkip grow wew when loy
1 1 113^ra2tialoti , -aro Brigham '-oung's
saneoratiq to add thav,..tbera
are-nOtrgliarigh,„to wit aroaad and scooted
dozens afq . toitlriiat &insole.
41 1 Tw- heed& ate better than one,' as the
gentlemew remark:6k to the.,venbblige.
The trais inam'that mum had's spore r:b—
Al ft. Ti,
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