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Untitled Article [Newspaper Article] — Presbyterian Banner — 12 October 1861

Making Oneself Uncomfortable. Miss Patience had"a habit which was in accordance with her; name, for it was the habit osprendurance.. It was a failing that leaned Eo "Hrfrue_'s sitle, " anrd beyond/it. She •livedin the remote and,' the future. The present with' her was never any thing but a make-shift, a mere temporary expedient till better times., Distance not only lent enchantment to her objects of pursuit, but was abioiuteiy the only charm to which she was _Tsensitiye. She really liked Mr. Jones al-- most;up to the hour of his proposal_; she meekly tolerated him ever after. >: They were at boarding for a time, and the wife said submissively to all her friends: " 0, yes, it is very comfortable for the present, until we feel- able to -keep house." Mr. Jones, after the remark had been reiterated for the fiftieth time, asserted that he was able to keep house. -To prove this, he engaged and furnished a tasteful tenement,and another year saw Mistress- Patience the _^ patient ...

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Untitled Article [Newspaper Article] — Presbyterian Banner — 12 October 1861

Military feras.: That some of our non-military readers may the1 more understanding_^ read the •news of the times, it may be well to eiplain somerof the, termsdn frequent use. A regiment is' composed of ten companies, and, as such, has for its,officers, a Colondf ljieutenaEti-Golonel, and' Major, h A company is a body of soldiers numbering, ' in general,_* fronj _A sixty-four to one hundred men. Hence, the number of men in a regiment may vary from 640 to 1,000, or more. The chief officer of a company is a Captain. * P* _M ¦ -¦:¦ . ¦ ¦ ¦:;, ¦ A squadron has reference more to position than the number of men composing it. Troops on land formed in a square are called a squadron. This use of the term is not so general as here _' tofore. In naval matters a squadron is a number of ships detached from the fleet for a'specific duty. A brigade of infantry, or foot soldiers, consists of from four to six battalions, ntiuibering each _jfiom: 5Q0 to' ¦ .I4OOO_^men. In cavalry, a brigade is c...

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Untitled Article [Newspaper Article] — Presbyterian Banner — 12 October 1861

"Tie Sea, ; Water is as indispensable to all life, - whether vegetable or animal, as is the air 1 itself. From the cedar on the mountains 5 to the lichen that clings to the wall; from: the mastodon that pastures on the forests; to the _animalculae that / float in the :sun- " beam; from the leViatban that heaves tlie_' sea into billows_^ to the microscopic; creatures that swarm a-million in a single foami drop; all alike dejfend for their existence on this single element, and must perish if i t be withdrawn. But this element of water is supplied entirely by the sea. All the waters that are in the'rivers, the lakes, the fountains, the vapors, the. dew, the rain, the snow, come alike 'out of the oee_^n. I t-is, a common impression that it is the flow of the rivers that fills the sea. It is a mistake. It _js _^he] flow of the sea that fills the rivers.,. The streams do not make the ocean, ; but the ocean makes the _streams. We say_^_hat the rivers; pse in the mountains arid: run to ...

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Untitled Article [Newspaper Article] — Presbyterian Banner — 12 October 1861

TheInare -Outwitted. A cpunt_?y gentleman came 'up to town bn business,, and confided a eonsideraBle sum of money to the care of a particular friend.. Having settledhis affairs, he went to his friend for the money confided 'to his keeping; the latter was so base as to exjpress surprise, and to, deny having received any money. Our poor friend from "the country, whom we will call Mr. _SVarikheart, was almost in despair, but he went and told his case to- a magistrate of great ability. . The magistrate asked IVankheart'< if he had _feiken any receipt, or if there had been any witness to the trarisaction. Erankheart answered, that; as he had no suspicion of the man he believed to be his friend; he had -4 0 _* taken any receipt, and that-the only-witness _«waa the knave's own wife. , ,, . After, a little reflection, the< magistrate told Frarikheart to step into an inner room, and he then sent for the man who had played so treacherous a park On Ms arrival, the magistrate ...

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Untitled Article [Newspaper Article] — Presbyterian Banner — 12 October 1861

|IIDt:, Olli AND _LEATHER STORE* D. KIRKPATRICK & SONS, No. 31 South Thlra Street, Between Mabkei _a.nd _Chestntit Stebetb, PHUABEtPHiA, Have for Sale SPANISH AND GREEN SLAUGHTER HIDES, CALCTJT- ' TA AND PATNA KIPS, TANNERS' OIL, AC, AT THE LOWEST PRICES! AND UPON '• THE BEST TERMS. JS®- All kinds of Leather in the rough wanted, for which ¦he highest market price will be given, in cash, or takari In _sxchange for Hides. Leather stored free of charge, and sold jn commission. ' Liberal Cash Advances made on leather Consigned to Us.- _; , jan29-ly _^ARRAST'S Effervescent . f his valuable and-popular Medicine has universally received the most favorable recommendations of the Medical _Profession and the Public as the most efficient and agreeable Saline Aperient. * It may be used with the best effeofc in BILIOUS AND FEBRILE-DISEASES, COSTIVENESS, SICK_1HEADACHE, NAUSEA LOSS OF APPETITE, INDIGESTION, ACIDITY OF THE STOMACH, TORPIDITY OF THE LIVER, . !1OUT, RHEUMATIC AFFECTIONS, G...

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Untitled Article [Newspaper Article] — Presbyterian Banner — 12 October 1861

J_£ O O P I N G . willIam Johnson; (Late Bates & Johnson,) Sole Manufacturer and Dealer in the following three distinct kinds of Roofing: 1st. Gum Elastic Cement, Felt and Canvas Roofing. 2d. Improved Felt, Cement«nd GravelRoofing. 3d. Patent English Asphaltive_' Felt Roofing. •« All _Firt and Water Fr<ipf, _* und Warranted. R_$*'fing Material for sale, with spM_^ttted instructions for y&KS- . , • 't jk? 49* Office at Bates & Johnson's old stand, 75'8mlthfleld Street, Pittsburgh' Pa_> N. B.—This GUM CEMENT is unequalled as a paint for _Metal Roofslasting twice as long, and cheaper than common paint; also si a paint to prevent dampness in Brick Walls. dPoS-lv WM. JOHNSON JOHN D. M'CORD JAMES S. M'CORD 3_MCCOIOT «_C «_£' »., MANUFACTURERS AND DEALER_^ J_^ Hats, Caps, and Straw _(_joods, WHOLESALE AND RETAIL , 111 Wood Street, _Pittsburgh, Have now on hand for Spring salesas large and complete an assortment of Goods as can be found in any of th...

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Untitled Article [Newspaper Article] — Presbyterian Banner — 12 October 1861

Baby May. * Cheeks as soft as July peaches; Lips whose dewy scarlet teaches Poppies paleness; round, large'eyes _Igvtr great jwith7newL8]ar_^fisff;>^.;.;-.: Minutes filled with shadeless gladness; Minutes just as brimmed with sadness; Happ/ smiles arid Wailing dries; 'Grows and laughs and tearful eyes; Lights and shadows, swifter born Than oft wind-swept _Xutunin corn; EVer some new tiny- notion, Making every limb all motion; Catchings up of legs and arms; _Throwmga back'a'aa_'Smail_'_alarms'; Clufohing fingers; straitening jerks; Twining feet whose each toe works; Sackings up am'd straining risings ; _Moifher's ever new surprisings; _Stands all wants and looks all wonder ..J_^ _aH things,the heavens undey,; ~ . ,_A ^•T_^% _scorn fe !<rf~ smiled _reprbvings; *- That ha_>e more of love than lovings; Mischiefs done with such a winning Archness tEat we * prize _suchrslnning; Breakings dire of plates and glasses; Qraapings small at. all that passes; ; iPullib...

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Untitled Article [Newspaper Article] — Presbyterian Banner — 12 October 1861

•' " Facts from ike Census, ) As the exact arid official returns of the Census are being made public, we behold more clearly the precise march and direction of the population which has been filling, during the last ten years,; the unoccupied territory of the Union. I_*s grarid and main course is Westward, with 'some currents to the North-wesfe and\sbmetto._tihe South-west. The flood of pdpulation over some of our* new States in the far-Westi, has probably never been equalled in the history of emigration_^ both in the eharacjter of the emigrants and in the number placed upon new soil, where before wer_4 the "animals of*the prairie and the forest, and the rqving Indian. Minnesota, _4or in_^_- stance, increases from 6,077 inhabitants in 1850, to 162,022, in 1860, or at a ratedf inerease of over twenty-j_^v_^ _Jipndred _pef _M^;^rlg_^^dto€3,29#i_^25i64_^6r aj_; the rate of two hundred and ninety-four per cent.^; Iowa from 192,214 to 674,948;, qr>afc 251_^22 :'per cent.- Texas...

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Untitled Article [Newspaper Article] — Presbyterian Banner — 12 October 1861

_Commander Stringham wen t into the Navy in:1809_i:and has been in the service fiftyone yearsj twenty-one of which have been at;sea. He, therefore, is; prbbably upward of sixty years of age. Commodore Pendergrast entered the Navy in 1812, and has been in the servive forty-nine years, twenty of wtich have been at sea. Capiiain Niqhpjsdn entered the Navy in 1812; has been forty-eight years in the service, t_^erity-six Bf which have been at sea. Captain Hull entered the Navy in 1813; has been in the service forty-seven yearsj-twenty-one1 of which have been at sea. Captain Chauncey entered the Navy in 18pL2 j has been in_^the service fbrtyTnine years: seventeen of which have'fceeaat_^sea.¥:>^Captain Mercer _entered the -Navy in 1815; hasbpen in the service forty-five years, nineteeti of which have been at sea. These are some of the officers relieved;! * In'a word, the order relieves all in _tte Atlantic _jBlqckading Squadron seriidr to paptain L. M. Goldsbdrough , who will ti...

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Untitled Article [Newspaper Article] — Presbyterian Banner — 12 October 1861

A Centeniaifiaii iM\XmPnljpt_.—The Rochester Express says that the Rev. Daniel Waldo,* of Uriondaga County, delivered a highly impressive/ sermon, re'eently, before a large ; congregation,in St.! t Peter's church, in that city. Mr. Waldo i_^ the oldes t living graduate of ,¥ale College. ? He is in the * ninety-ninth year of his ' ¦& _%_&_] and M thb _"se've 'ntyiseeotid year_& of his ministry_^ and altfiough.,retain|ng? in^' r_^riiarkable degree, _iis :ph y_^ icaL and intellectual -powers his utterance- fails to displij_^the _Jfiery enj thusiasm which-isvsaid/_ioi_^ave characterbed his youthful vigor. H|s voice, though sbirie_#nat3 broken, isi clear: aj|d very intelli-l gible, an_^jhi _R intr_^ course _weres listened to _witljT profound afcj tcntion. Himself standing'iippn the verge of the grave; and: _speakingHwith all the earnestness of which his waning energies are susceptible, was an occurrence well ealj culated, of itself, to impress deeply the heart...

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Untitled Article [Newspaper Article] — Presbyterian Banner — 12 October 1861

WE INVITE THE ATTENTION OP the public to the PHILADELPHIA' . Housekeeping-Dry Goods Store, •where may be founds large* assortment of all _ktodrof Dry Goodsrequired in.furnishing a house, thus . t saving the trouble usually "«perienced in hunting such articles, in va-¦ vious places. In consequence of' our giving our . [attention to this kind of stock, to the exclusion of dress and fancy goods, we can guarantee onr prices anff styles to be the most favorable in the market. _Itf ' LINEN GOODS, wo are able to give perfectWis&ction , being the Oldest Es-•_tablished Linen Store-in the city, and having 'been for more than twenty yeara regular importers from Borne of t v _tbest manufacturers in Ireland. We offer, also, a large stock of FLANNELS AND MUSLINS , . of the best qualities to be obtained , and at the very lowest prices' . Also, Blankets , Quilts, Sheetings , Tickings /Damask Table Cloths, and Napkins, Towellings Diapers Huckabacks , , Table and Piano Covers Damasks and Mo...

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Untitled Article [Newspaper Article] — Presbyterian Banner — 12 October 1861

JOHN A. _REJTSHAW, Family Grocer and Tea Dealer, Takes pleasure in announcing to his friends and custom that he has recently removed to the new and spacious w house, Corner of Liberty and Hand Streets, {A few doors above his old stand,) . And having largely increased his stock by recent pnrch now offers to the public the most extensive and complete sortment to be found in this city, of CHOICE FAMILY GROCERIES, Foreign and Domestic Fruits, Tea3, _Spiqjss, Picklee and Sauces, Preserved Fruits in great variety, Fish. Hams, Dried Beef&c, besides an assortment of Domestic Housekeeping articles; thus constituting a Housekeeper's Empoiium, where most all articles that are useful or necessary for the "Family all may be purchased at reasonable prices. 82- WHOLESALE AND RETAIL.-_®JL ~ Catalogues containing an extended list of my Bteck fur Dished by mail, if desiied. - ¦» •> "JOHN-A. RBNSHAW «p7-ly Cor. Liberty and Hand gte_, _Pittobnreli,

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Untitled Article [Newspaper Article] — Presbyterian Banner — 12 October 1861

, ,' Philadelphia; iBBl'IV & I B' R A R-MS « r ,_^_JJJL V • .OF v • i t t . ¦' _TKe _Aineriean _Sntoday School Union FOR DISTRIBUTION. \ The _Xio Sunday School ' Libraries for distribution as per ftgWy_4ri _^U _^_riiieaatei_«HA»_Lm_^BRBWEB_/ ' wairJje ' The _^ Sunday _JSchboIs entitled'to theBe_>v Librariei»"ftre( ' th3ee _established in_:Allegheny County, Pa.,-since March SlBt_^ "Applicants will be required' to subscribe to statement giring name location ,- and _datof of organization of the School; name' andTPost Office' add ' _ress_^of Superintendent;1 ' '' average m_^nberjof .teachers and scholars in.' atte ndance , and>anumnt there contributed for support of School. -1 " " *" ""* "Reasonable evidence , by _amountrof contcibntionsiaB_^otb .-erwise, of the permanence of the_>8chool will be required. ?Ap ply toJ '.' T._*H.: _EATON?p '"-

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Untitled Article [Newspaper Article] — Presbyterian Banner — 12 October 1861

¦JiUBIilCATIONS OP THE Presbyterian Board of Publication, DURING JULY, 1861: * THE KETTERS OF JOHN CALVIN. Vol. IV. Containing a copious Index to all the Volumesand completing this very valuable and interesting work, by which will be preserved and transmitted to posterity many writings of the great Reformer, which perhaps hadmever otherwise seen the light. Price $1.80 per volume in black cloth, full sheep, or half calf. SERIES _1_?OR YOUTH. 18HO. ILLUSTRATED. THE WONDERFUL LAMP: orLighi fob thb Daskest Path. Pp. 239. -Price 30 and 3d cents. THE LOST BRACELET. By the author of "Little _JPlora," " James Haswell" " Christmas at Home," Ac. Pp. 100. Price 15 and 20 cents. Address orders to WINTHROP SARGENT, Business Correspondent. 821 Chestnut Street, Philadelphia. 49* _Por sale in Pittsburgh at the Presbyterian Book Rooms, 57 Hand Street. *~ - feb21-tf

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Untitled Article [Newspaper Article] — Presbyterian Banner — 12 October 1861

'yba TEA!! TEA!! WHOLESALE AND RETAIL. J- . _F. -VsrXXjXjTJ_^_lsKS,, 114 SmitMield Street, Pittsburgh, HAS FOR SALS A Choice Selection OF GREEN AMD BLACK TEAS; RIO, IM-GUAYRA AND JAVA COFFEES; NEW ORLEANS AND REPINED SUGARS; N. O. MOLASSES AND EXTRA HONEY SYRUPS With all Culinary etceteras. " JKJ- Orders by mail promptly attended to, and c&refoll _l._trwarflpd. ¦ - . ¦ _mnl4-t

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Untitled Article [Newspaper Article] — Presbyterian Banner — 12 October 1861

If. sams_^on;' --• _^t •_"-¦¦ FURNISHING UNDERTAKER , - _No.GOSmithJUld Street, keeps constantly on hand a lanre _assortaent of Ready-Made Coffins, MetaUIc-qasea , Shroud_£ &c, of the latest styles. Personal services in all cases when required, and no pains will be spared to give _entiiSS tion, and relieve the friends of the many unpleasant _dutiS necessaril y connected with-the preparations f_^_rfaW gg_,S _^sopend ay and right. _grs_£ p ARMERS, GARDENERS_. FRUIT •*• , GROWERS, CATTLE _DEALERS -AC «^»r^^ _S IS " " ¦ ' "_^ f«»'hl _RJ% y

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Untitled Article [Newspaper Article] — Presbyterian Banner — 19 October 1861

IUROPIAN C0RRESP0RBENC1 _Geseva, asd the Journey Homeward—LAtfSASNE and Mont Biaxc—The Beesesb Atra—Gbrmaw _Swiizekiasb — f H _ESCHSHJTAIS ABK_.0AD—liAKE CONSTANCE AND MOXICH —-THE I'_OaiBEBS OF UtM^—CANNSTADf AND SlOOTOART—THB _KlS<J AND 5CHB COSJdOBDAT—PEIENDtr COBSSEI- TO ; _American Visitoes _io JEiSrope—Kuoby School—Its HislORT—Its Pnnis and •sb&ir Career—Abnolb, and his Infmjbnce—Doctor Temple, the Head Master, and his Sermon. . . . ¦ - . . LONDON, Sept. 20, 1861. Home Again, and after all mv iournev ing, I exclaim, " There is no place like home 1" I left Geneva_^ or rather Coppet, and the hospitable roof of Madaine the Baroness De Stael there, on Monday morning, the 9th inst. I had a long day's journey before me, through the finest scenery in Europe, j first repaired to Lausanne, and'first from, its elevated suburban Mils, and finally from the lofty towers of its grand old Protestant Cathedral, I had a tion of Lake Lemon, and also the mountains of Savoy...

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Untitled Article [Newspaper Article] — Presbyterian Banner — 19 October 1861

tne terms for furnished houses, and school fees, as well as for general expenditure very moderate. Leaving Stuttgart after a stay of two nights and one day, I travelled across the Duchy of _Baden, and the great bridge over the Upper Rhine, by _Strasburg_, Nancy, &c, to Paris, arriving there, after a long ni ght on the train, about five o'clock in the morning. Here I was rejoined by fellow-guests at Coppet, and fellow-visitors at the (_Geneva Conference, and after five hours delay in Paris, we left by the Tidal Train, at expTess speed, reaehed Boulogne, then steamed across the angry Channel, trod once more English soil, stepped into fresh express mail carriages, and arrived in London about thirty-one hours after I had left Stuttgart, a distance; of nearly six hundred miles. ' ¦ * A retrospect of this journey is to myself full ot interest, and adds a new chapter to my experience, and knowledge of. inen and manners, of strange lands, their products and their people., I shou...

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Untitled Article [Newspaper Article] — Presbyterian Banner — 19 October 1861

iecdings of the Synod of Allegheny, * NEWCASTLE, PA., Sept. 26th, 1861. _fiour of meeting of Synod haying arrived, % four members being present, .on motion, aed until to-morrow evening, at 7 o'clock_, dec! with prayer. • Friday Evening, 7 o'clock_, _yi met. In the absence of the Moderator, |hn Coulter, the oldest minister present, pointed Moderator pro tempore. Synod en constituted with prayer; MEMBERS PRESENT. ; . PRESBYTERY OF ERIE. ' _Ifinisters. JEldera. I. Eaton, Levi Dodd, r . MeCune, Joseph Campbell W. Dickey, J. W. Stinson, M. Shields, Robert Logan, L Findlay, Adam Boston, _>. Howey, H. D. Moore, unkin, Joseph W. Scott, Jewell, John Hamilton, Scott, James Gordon. H. Spelman, l . Condit. ¥ PKESBYTEUY OF BEAVER. It Dilworth, D.D., Robert Thompson, torn McCready, T. M. Gordon, pm Nesbit, Thomas Pomeroy, ' [W. Johnston, J. L. Robinson, " iC. Critchlow, Hiram Pollock, I Waggoner, Joseph Moore, _y Webber, B. Rush Bradford, rt Dickson, Benjamin Cunningham, _^_T. Mo Ada...

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Untitled Article [Newspaper Article] — Presbyterian Banner — 19 October 1861

. - ,. - J?or the _Presbyterian Banner. The _Presbytery of _Zanesville. "Thfs Presbytery inet in _Jiorwibk on the lTtliinsti, and was openeu" with arsermon by Rev.: John R. /Duncan, from 2; Coi\ii: ¦ ¦ : 15,16. • . -, :-;. \: . _- : _^ < - "The meeting,was full and harmonious _^ — 18 ministers " andr 18 elders present. Rev._" L. Bi W:' Shfybek, of the Saline Presbytery, and' Rev. Jbhn M. Woodbridge of the:• ¦ Athens Presbytery (N. S.) were received as members of th^;Piiesbytery. The _following call _^ were _present, viz., _frqm the Beulah church for the pastoral labors of Rev: W. R. ' Miller;: from the Marietta, church for CKe-ysfetoral labors of Mr; Thos. vM' . Stevfenfeonjia Micentiate ,of Presbytery; _^njg_^_rpni;- the' Salerff German, church of_^_fewarj_^ for Rev. _^ Reudqlph Sh$a _Sof the St. _t pmsfteshyteT_^. ' The _following'supplies were 'appointed foishe: _*- _; • ¦ 'i _A *[ < > _- ¦ ¦ ¦¦¦ - ¦:¦ • • ¦ _»- '_0_* _Rl * Bristol Ghwrch.—rl_^^._^oitfx...

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