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Untitled Article [Newspaper Article] — American Presbyterian — 17 May 1860

DEATH OF PETEE PAELEY. Mr. S. G. Goodrich, known to the juvenile world by that househoB name Peter _Parley, died at his residence in Boston, on Wednesday, the 9th inst., in the sixty-seventh year of his age; having been born August 19th, 1793, at Ridgefield, Conn. About the year 1816 he commenced business as a _published in Hartford , and continued it until 1823, when _hefe went to Europe. There he remained for_, |ep_£years visiting England, France, Germany and Holland. Upon his return to this country he began the publication of those juvenile hooks, whichj under the soubriquet of Peter Parley, have made him not only famous, but like an old and fatniliaf .friend to every child who knows how to read. We well remember the intense delight with which we spelled out, for we had just learned the ' mystery of reading, his '•Winter Evening Tales, " "Travels in Africa ," &c, a few years after their first publication. Perhaps no wrjter has written so much and so well for childre...

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Untitled Article [Newspaper Article] — American Presbyterian — 17 May 1860

— . ARS THURSDAY, BAY IT, I860. D. C, HOUGHTON, ) JOHN W. MEARS, J EDIT0RS * ' ' * ASSOCIATED WITH ' ALBERT BARNES, GEORGE DUPFIELD Ja. THOMAS BRAINERD, JOHN JENKINS, HENRY DARU8Q_, THOMAS _J. SHEPHERD,

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Untitled Article [Newspaper Article] — American Presbyterian — 17 May 1860

OUR ASSEMBLY WELCOMED. The Presbyterian Banner, the O. S. paper in Pittsburg, thus handsomely welcomes our General Assembly to that city: THE GENEBAI_, ASSEMBLY IN PITTSBUKG. The General Assembl y of the Presbyterian Church, (Ni S.) will meet in this city, on the 17th inst., in the Third Presbyterian Church. This Assembly_^ if fu lly convened, will consist of about two hundred and fifty members ;*but with Delegates from other Churches, Committees, Foreign Missionaries, visitors, &c, we may expect the presence of three hundred guests or more. The sessions of _th_* body may be expected to continue from eleven to fourteen days; and will be open to all. Many of our people, doub tless, will feel it to be a privilege to attend; Christians show intelligence and taste, as well as courtesyby their presence at such gatfi^|_ogi of God's servants. We proffer to ottrh_^_Oiren a cordial welcome and feel assured _ftfal_^ Olid School Presbyterians will open, to them tle«pthearts a...

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Untitled Article [Newspaper Article] — American Presbyterian — 17 May 1860

FOREIGN The Waldenses.—It wi%ejoice the heart of many of your readers to hear ||afelthe Lord has begun to visit the Waldensian val_^_P_^itK "times of refreshing from on high." In _|ie}inbnlh Of December last, "The Table" addressed fitter to «11 the pastors, giving some account of thelrevival in America, Ireland, and Scotland, and enti eating them to give diligence in prayer, and to _dirj ct the attention of their people to the subject. That appeal has been well attended to, and in many of _tl e parishes a remarkable religious awakening has beg in. The elders have begun to hold prayer-meetings in their districts, and the places of meeting are ) crowded to suffocation. Surely this is a token for gocd from the Lord towards the ancient evangelical chur/ h of Italy in such a crisis as the present. Let her ' Minds be much in prayer for her. *.' T Spain.—Martin Escalantt_)the Bible colporteur , is still detained by the Spanish authorities. He is living at a hotel in Cadiz, guarded ...

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Untitled Article [Newspaper Article] — American Presbyterian — 17 May 1860

Noon-Day rrayer-Meetinga,—I_2e». .Mr. vunmng of Baltimore, was observed to be in the meeting on Wednesday, and several persons called on him for a word of exhortation, when he arose and said: "It was not my purpose to say anything in this meeting, but to sit still and listen, and enjoy the exercises. It to i*tt«i as you hav« 'dotttttleM -f*e<_tti6_fctty~beftM, that we _$aVe a meeting similar to this in our city_. On _friday next we are to hold the second anniversary of the afternoon meeting which has been held in my church, I am reminded by the card behind the chairman's desk, that our meeting, as, well as yours, has come to be considered a Permanent Institution. And it is not by any express resolution or determination that we so consider it; but it became a permanent matter in the minds and hearts of those who attend it. The question is not now asked, as it was during the first year, When shall these meetings dose? Whenever the meetings began to be rather thinly att...

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Untitled Article [Newspaper Article] — American Presbyterian — 17 May 1860

W$W% fit tfelsWlJfE Congress has gone to work again since the Charleston Convention has adjourned. The Senate, on Thursday, the 10th, passed a Homestead bill—not generally acceptable, however, to the friends of such a measure. The House repealed the pro-slavery acts of the Legislature o£ New Mexico, and passed a_.protectivo tariff Bill by a large majority. All this in one dayl The Eclipse of the Sun of the Eighteenth of July.—The United States Senate, yesterday, by a large majority, passed a resolution to provide for the observation of the total eclipse of the sun, which will take place on the 18th of next July. The _riotB at St. George's in the East were continued on Sunday, the 22d ult. The mob shouted at the top of their voices, began ,to sing profane songs, instead of the doxology, and. in the midst of this terrific uproar Mr. King leftJihe desk, and his choris T ters retired with* him from the altar to the vestry. Mr. Cook, the-parish clerk, shortly afterwards made his wa...

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Untitled Article [Newspaper Article] — American Presbyterian — 17 May 1860

THE AMEEICA1_T _SBEStfYTIKIAJT AND GENESEE _EVANGELIST. A WEBKliT fAMILY NEWSPAPER , Published _etidry Thursday, at 1334 _Chestnlii JSL, Philadelphia, Pa. Devoted to the promotion of sound Christian dootrine and pure religion, especially as connected with, the Constitutional Preshyterian Churoh in the United States of America. . ' ' TERMS,:/: ; . _, ' : ' ¦ ' _ To Mail Subscribers, two dollars per year, IS ADVANCE. City Subscribers, receiving their paper through a carrier, will be charged fifty cents additional. CLUBS, Six copies will be sent to one address for a year for TEN DOLLARS, Ten copies will be sent to one address for a year for _SlVBNfKBN DOLLARS. Twenty copies will be sent to one address for THIRTY DOLLARS, Clubs may ,be formed to _commence with the first of January, and to secure the deduction, the tnoney must invariably fee: paid i_* adsanc_^ _tSST All papers will be continued after the expiration of the. year, unless expressly ordered to be discontinued, and • ...

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Untitled Article [Newspaper Article] — American Presbyterian — 17 May 1860

JNOTICES Installation.—An adjourned meeting of the Presbytery of _Harrisbursf is appointed in the First Presbyterian Church of Northumberland, on Wednesday, May 30th, at 7| o'clock in the evening, for the. installation of Rev. James Dickson as the pastor of the congregation which worships there—and in the Presbyterian Church at Spring Mills, on Friday, June 1st, at7_| o'clock in the evening, for the installation of Rev. Charles M. Blake as the pastor of the united congregations of Harrisburg and Spring Mills. Carlisle, May 4, 1860. _Acknowledgment.—The Church Extension Committee of the General Assembly, acknowledges the receipt of the following donations in addition to those published January 17th, 1860. 1860. Jan. 20, Rec'dfrom Elisha Taylor, Cleveland, O., $200 " " 3dPresb.Cn., Elizabeth, N.J. ' 10 25, Madison Square Ch., New York. E. " D. ' Stanton, :.... 12.50? . ' C. H. Felton _»..:. 6.Q0' .i -. -• .* G. W. Lane, 25.0J) - Mrs. J. Lodor, • 5;00 R. D. Lothrop, 20.00 E. V....

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Untitled Article [Newspaper Article] — American Presbyterian — 17 May 1860

NEW WORKS. * - - ' JUST PUBLISHED, BY SMITH, ENGLISH d: CO. BOOKSELLERS, PUBLISHERS & IMPORTERS, No. 23 Nokth Sixth Street, Philadelphia. I.-FARRAES' SCIENCE IN THEOLOGY. Sermons preached in St. Mary ' s, Oxford, before the University. By Adam Farrar, M. A., F. G. S., F. R. A. S. 12mo. cloth. Price, 85 cents. • II -SCHMUCKER'S POFuXAR THE0I0GY. 1 Elements of Popular Theology, with Occasional References to the Doctrines of the Reformation, as Avowed before the Diet of Augsburg in 1530. Designed Chiefly for Private Christians and Theological Students. By S. S. Schmucker, D. D. Ninth Edition, Revised and Enlarged. 12mo. cloth. Price, 1.00. IIL-LITTHER _OJT _GALATIABTS. A Commentary on St. Paul's Epistles to the Galatians. By Martin Luther. To which is prefixed Tischer's Life of Luther, abridged; a Short Sketch of the " Life of Zuingie; as also, a Discourse on the Glorious Reformation. By S. S. Schmucker, D. D. Small 8vo. cloth. Price, $1.25. ., The above will be sent by mail,...

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Untitled Article [Newspaper Article] — American Presbyterian — 17 May 1860

MARTYRS OF THE MUTIHY, With ah Ihtkodttctxon, by Rev. John Jenkins, D. D. JUST PUBLISHED BY TfiB PRESBYTERIAN PUBLICATION.! COMMITTEE. Price, 50 Cents. Sent by mail, post-paid, for 60 cents. " In this book are given deeply interesting narrations of the sufferings of Christians in the late SEPOY REBELLION * in India- From them we see that amid the horrors off that fearful struggle, Hindoos as well as Americans and Europeans, had grace to confess the name of Christ, even at the cost of life itself. Four Illustrations. "It should be read for its testimony to the power df the gospel. "—American Presbyterian. tr " Of all these works (which have had reference to fte scenes of the rebellion in India) we have seen none that has so deeply moved us as the one before us. We rejoice that the Presbyterian Publication Committee have brought it out at this time, and in such inviting style.?' —Christian Instructor. , , , _, " It ' affords us pleasure to commend i;_his handsome volume to the oM,...

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Untitled Article [Newspaper Article] — American Presbyterian — 17 May 1860

NOW READY, THE ECLECTIC. TUNE BOOK, io_*. CHOl'RS. This much-callecl-for work is now in store, and for sale. Price, 41.00. Sent by mail, post-paid, to persons wishing to examine it,for$l.OO. ' - « . '¦' ; It has been prepared for the Presbyterian Publication Committee with great labor, and contains the tunes which the people have called for in 500 lists furiaj_^_tf to the Committee. * ' ALSO JUST READY, ' ' THE NEW SABBATH-SCHOOL HYMN BOOK , PREPARED FOB THE PRESBYTERIAN PUBLICATION COMMITTEE. This Hymn Book, it is fully believed, will give satisfaction. Each Book contains the SHORTER: CATECHISM, THE LORD'S PRAYER, > TEN COMMANDMENTS, and APOSTLES' _CREEIK Price, Ten Cents, Order from - • - .., - ¦ ' ¦ _- . ., . . i ..,' ' . CHARLES S. LUTHER, Presbyterian Book Stoke. 731-3t Philadelphia.

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Untitled Article [Newspaper Article] — American Presbyterian — 17 May 1860

ADVERTISEMEITS TW0 WORKS ,' TAt_,DABL% TO THE SICK OS anlTppXS"'D0 Pay eXp* ected «»til _Reived, read Address Dr. S. S. FITCH , 714 Broadway, NeW York. o_^Lnn8 _^ ™?RES _2n _JP C ?_- Uses ' P»^ention and cure serving Health to a Hundred Years. 360 pagL 21 eSgravings. Price, 50 cents, in silver or P. O. Stamps. _^ _TV_? °nth _?. Cause a_»d Cure of Diseases of the Heait_, Stomach, Liver, Bowels, and Kidneys; on ApottZ'X*1 *_7 * aml Dyspepsia; Why we Grow Old, and What Causes Disease. 131 pages, 6 engravinp. Price, _db cents. Say which book you wish, giving name, State, county, town, and post-office; » 730 TO CONSUMPTIVES. QUEBTT'S COD IIVEE OIL JELLY, PATENTED AUGUST 30th, 1859, Is the only remedy for Consumption and all kinds of Coughs. It is twice more efficacious than the Liquid Oil. ALSO, .. . _, . QUEHU'S JELLIFIES CA8T0B .OIL,-/ (PATENTJED._)...,.- .. To be had of all respectable druggists. _PENTOLD, PAEKEE & KOWEE, 730 15 Beekman Street, Wholesale Agents.

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Untitled Article [Newspaper Article] — American Presbyterian — 17 May 1860

THE ELOHIM REVEALED! The First Adam and the Second!! LENDS AY & _BLAKISTOSf, Philadelphia, Have now ready, THE ELOHIM _REYEALlDj in the Creation and Redemption of Man. By the Rev. Samuel Baird, D. D., Pastor of the Presbyterian Church, Woodbury, N. J. 1 Vol. Royal Octavo, 668 pp. $2.50. NOTICES OF THE PRESS. > This work is clearly the result of much and conscientious study. The author is a strong_1 man, and writes with an intelligence and earnestness that give him unusual power in the presentation of his thoughts.—Boston Recorder. . " * This is one of the most important, and we think yaluable, contributions to Presbyterian theology* whicSi; that Church has received for _^. _Ipajr _^ tim_^ It is manifestly the result of long_^y_^ars of patient thought and hard study.—Lutheran _Obfrerbelr , BaUimori. LINDSAY &JBLAKISTON, - ¦ ' - Publishers and Booksellers, 25 S. Sixth St., above Chestnut, Philada. Copies sent by mail (post-paid) upon receipt of the retai...

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Untitled Article [Newspaper Article] — American Presbyterian — 17 May 1860

CARPETS ELDRIDGE'S CHEAP STORE. The subscriber being under very light expenses, has, as is well known, always sold goods _^ very cheap; but this season, having availed himself of the recent great depression in price of material, &c, offers at lower prices than ever before, a very large assortment of TAPESTRY, BRUSSELS, IMPERIAL THREE-PLY, INGRAIN ahp VENETIAN CAB PETS, and OIL CLOTHS of all widths, in great variety. Also, Canton and Cocoa MATTINGS of all kinds, with a large stock of low priced Ingrain Carpets at 25 to 50 cts. per yard, Stair and Entry Carpets at 10 to 50 cts. also, Rag Carpets, Cotton and Hemp Carpets, Rugs, Mats, Stair,Kods,&c.,&c. _^ ^^^ No 43 Strawberry St. one door above Chestnut. 53- Strawberry is the first street west of SecoridSt. 730-73 v PhUadetohia.

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Untitled Article [Newspaper Article] — American Presbyterian — 17 May 1860

_^mtfum _Wn&Hinwn AND &tnt8tt _ttDanjttltst. THURSDAY, MAY ITf 1800.

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Untitled Article [Newspaper Article] — American Presbyterian — 17 May 1860

BOOK AGENTS WAIT TED For Circulars address GEORGE F.TUTTIiE, No. 110 Nassau Street, New York. 729 & SO

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Untitled Article [Newspaper Article] — American Presbyterian — 17 May 1860

WHAT A SUIT OF CLOTHES CAME TO. A STORY -FOR BGYJB. " Mother," said-little George Max well j " there's a poor boy in our school .who, I wish had some of my clothes., The bays call him Pinchj he looks so pinched} bttfc -he is real clean—his knees and elbows ate weH |Wchjidx Jie_^t_«s dreadfully cold in _sohool to-day, I_^_rJdW he _waa_, he kept shivering bo." - , ,. -. .., . ... . . " . . .:y. :; .. .„¦: .. . ,,,,,_?, "Tie poor do not atiffeilial_^i_^_rtBolflrioA cold as we think for," said ,hiaia$n,t "They get used to it/' . • ¦ ' ¦ ¦ ' * • ' -¦; J- • ¦ ¦ . ' :..: _>_-;v \ . " Let's see yon try it," orjed George. ! ***** " Hush, toy son, said? his mother;. ! :, ,- ¦¦ «^el_^ uaOthe*, just as if lestt and blood would Wot _^i _dl _luch _Weathdr as this, with only a thitt strip of old cloth between them. Aunt is covered with flannel from head to foot; no wonder she doesn't know what cold is." George and his aunt were not apt to agree, and the worst of it was they did not ag...

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Untitled Article [Newspaper Article] — American Presbyterian — 17 May 1860

tee _BomGErmsm. About five millions' of people in America have the;blood of these Seotch-Ifish people in their veins,, arid not pile of them_> man or woman, that is not proud of it, or that would exchange ife&r any other lineage. This race put forth the first _DeelaMtibn ' of _^Independence in Ameriifa-—the famous Mecklenburg paper; So soon as the1 news of the battle of Lexington reached them, they inarched to the leaguer of Boston. It was, perhaps, the only race¦ ' . of all that settled; in the Western world, that. never produced one tory. The nearest case to it' ever known , was that of a man who was brought-before the' church session, in Ghambersburg, and tried upon this charge, that he was "suspected of not being sincere in-Ms professions of :f hw attachment to _tlie. cause of the MevolMic_0f :A , miajority of the Pennsylvania signers _b_£ the Declaration of Indeperiderice _werb of .this. •. • ¦ wu_^ag- It was the-venerable _I_>r. Wither-, spoon wlK)...

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Untitled Article [Newspaper Article] — American Presbyterian — 17 May 1860

THE _WmemELVa WIHGS. Willie! .bi«_J, op. iue _^o. ?isit his cousin Ada, and they both were walking in the garden one fine morning when a gay butterfly flew around them, attracting Ada's notice by its brilliant colors of various hues. " , "0 what a beautiful butterfly I" she exclaimed. "I'll catch it!" cried Willie; and instantly taking off his cap, he pursued it as it flew from flower to flower. "O Willie, pray don't; you will.hurt it," cried Ada, running after him, and laying her hand on Willie's arm. But Willie took no notice; like many other boys, he thought only of gratifying his own desire, regardless of the pain he might cause the poor butterfly. At length he brought it so the groufcd! , too much injured to fly again, and then taking itby its downy wings, he ran to Ada, exclaiming t "Here it is! caught at last; look, Ada I" " Poor little thing—what a pity If' " Tush, Ada 1.don't make such a, fuss. But, look, all the color is gone froin its wings, it's no use now, " and h...

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Untitled Article [Newspaper Article] — American Presbyterian — 17 May 1860

SAVING FUNDS. AMEBICAN LIFE INSURANCE AND TRUST COMPANY. Company's Buddings, South-east Corner of WALX U7 and FOURTH Streets. &Sai85b by tne_^egidahire of _Pennsyh ania _^n_^_SnSs So _llndowinents, and makes contraU! _^ _McSirf_® _instance issued: at the usual _^ priCe * SAVING FUND. IS_^_TnTch e^?^^ as in a Bank, for use o _^hU _^_mpany h a, FIRST MORTGAGES RE a I _ES_^GROU_^ lecr_^ of _DeS_^^ol^^^ ALEXANDER WHILLDIK, President. SAMUEL WORK, Vice President. Johw C. Sims, Secretary. Johw S. Wjxsok_, Treasurer. BOARD OF TBXISTEES. Alexander Whilldin, John Anspacb, Jr. Samuel Work, Jonas Bowman, John C. Farr, William J. Howard, John Aikman, John C. Sims, Samuel T. Bodine, George Nugent, T. Esmonde Harper, Albert C. Roberts, H. H. _JEldridge. _~ MEDICAL EXAMINEES. J. F. Bird, M.D., J. Newton Walker, M.D. In attendance' at the Company' s Office daily at one o' clock p.m. u feblO _ly QUAKER CITY INSURANCE COMFANY, ¦ Franklin Bpit-DiKcs, 403 Walnat Street, PHILADELPHIA. .CAPIT...

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