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Hopkinsville, Ky, November 19, 1818. Brother John M. Barnes will locate in Hopkinsville in a few weeks, as Principal of the South Kentucky Institute for Young Ladies. We had, muder his brethren J. D. Ferguson, Wharton, and J. B. Fergusoni, 15 add:tions in this place a few weeks since
B. S. CAMPBELL. Fox Creek, Anderson County, Ky., November 22, 1818. I have just finished my year's labor, (1818.) I have spoken three hundred times and visited 470 families. The major part of the country over which I role was very broken. I succeeded in adding seventy to the kingdom of Christ. We are in the enjoyment of peace, thanks be to the King!
Bloomington, Ill., November 27, 1848. I write you for the purpose of communicating the pleasing intelligence that the good cause of our Divine Redeemer is still prospering in this part of his moral vineyard.
Our meeting has just closed, which has been in session for nino days, during which time eight noble souls made the good confession and were buried with the Lord in baptism, seven by commendation, and one restored-making in all seventy-six. At Leven Grove congregation, five miles distant, there were during the same time eight confessions; and, but a short time before, there were seventeen immersions in brother Lindsay's congregation, Mount Pleasant.) All these meetings were attended by brethren Walter Bowls and John Lindsay. Our meeting was attended in conjunction with the above by brethren J. T. Jones aud S. Puler.
Brother W. S. Major has just returned from the meeting in Missouri, where he witnessed the confession of one hundred and fifteen noble souls. At Walnut Grove, Woodford county, they have recently added near one hundred. Thus you see the good cause is greatly on the advance in the Western Country. Our souls have been refreshed. I must not omit to mention that all our difficulties are healed, and that we are living in peace. This will, no doubt, be gratifying intelligence to all the friends of our
R. O. WARINNER. La Fayette, Stark county, Ill., November 25, 1848. We are glad that the brethren are becoming awake on the subject of Sunday Schools. We have long regretted that we had not libraries that we could conscientiously present to our children for their perusal. We have made arrangements for a library when the brethren have it completed. We have had Sunday School the past season.
No book was introduced but the New Testament. We are confident that good has been the result. The children generally were interested, and six have recently become disciples of our Lord.
The principles of reform are progressing here, notwithstanding the combined efforts of the sects. I have immersed some intelligent persons, and some have united from the Baptists. Brother John E. Murphy spent one week with us last month. The meeting was interesting. Eleven were added. Among those immersed was brother Nance's wife, who was a worthy and intelligent member of the Methodist Episcopal Church. rejoice at the efficacy of God's word. We believe the time not far distant when those that love God will obey him.
The subject of baptism is agitating the minds of many. Alongregational preacher lately immersed two of the members of that church. May the Lord grant that none may come into the church in any other way! Then
“We hope to see the Christians join
Monmouth, Warren county, Ill., December, 1848. I have just returned from holding a meeting at Lafayette, Stark county, Illinois. I delivered vine discourses during the meeting, and brother J. É. Martin one. The result was, nine were added by immersion, and two sectarians who had previously be·n immersed. May the Lord bless the holy brethren there and elsewhere!
JOHN E. MURPHY.
Manchester, Ohio, December 6, 1848. I am now in Manchester, a little village on the Ohio river, some twelve miles above Maysville, on the Ohio side, in Adams county. It contains, perhaps, some four or five hundred inhabitants; a place where considerable business is done by shipments in the steam boat line of business, and its citizens are generally of a moral character. In the acquirement of mammon in their various ways of pursuit, they seem to be quite an industrious class of mechanics anú merchants, who drive the business of time with lively motio::. We have no church there; our congregation lies across the river on the Kentucky side, about one mile out, in Louis county; the Elder, however, with some of the members, live in Manch ster. They. have recently built them a commodious meeting-house, and with a little more expenditure it will be entirely commodious and decent. however, to say, that they, as a church, are not exerting that influence in the community where they live that they might, and that we trust they will soon do; the order of the Lord's house has not been observed so punctually as it should have beer. They have not kept the ordinances as delivered to them by the Apostles; but we trust that a better day is just ahead of them. We delivered them in all seven discourses, iwo of which were delivered in Manchester. The Methodists kindly opened us their house in that place, and when we had delivered our first discourse they invited us back to speak to them again. This was noble. May the Lord grant them larger measures of light! Our efforts were all directed in reference to the edification of the church. We had one confession and immersion. We lately closed a meeting in Felcity, near my residence, that resulted in eleven added to the faithful, pine of whom were immersed, and two of that number were my daughters. Praised be the Lord! Brother G. Campbell was with us part of the time, and F. Salee all the time.
J. T. POWELL.
Madisonville, Ky., December, 1848. Since the last Lord's day in September, we have had a hundred and one additions to the congregations in this county. Prior to that time, and during the present year, torty-seven-making in all, one hundre 1 and fortyeight.
Giles county, Tenn., December 12, 1848. We have organized, this year, within the bounds of my labors, two churches-one on Chisholm's Fork, Lawrence county, with 13 members; added 10–23; one on Elk River, of 14 members. We have added to Robinson Fork church about 20 members; to Lynville, 10; and immersed a few others not yet united to any church. Robinson's Fork and Chisholm's Fork have Sunday Schools, and it is our intention to have them in all our congregations as soon as possible.
B. W. WHITE.
Paris, Ky., December 16, 1848. We have just closed a protracted meeting, during which about 40 persons have been added to the church-among them the only Universalist preacher in these parts, who, renouncing his Universalism, was admitted as a member with us, and will no doubt be very useful in proclaiming the true and certainly safe system of divine truth JOHN DEARBORN.
Hiram, Ohio, December 17, 1848. Brother A. S. Hayden and myself are just closing a meeting of days in Hiram. Twenty-four have become obedient to the faith. We look for more to-morrow, the Lord willing.
A. B. GREEN.
Johnstown, Ohio December 18, 1848. December 16th I closed a meeting on the town line, between Bazetta and Champion, Trumbull county, Ohio, which had lasted for sixteen days. I spoke every night, and visited during the day from house to house. I delivered 17 discourses, and immersed 24 persons; organized a church with these and a few others, amounting in all to 29. I left them happy and rejoicing in the Lord. The prospects are flattering for many more. During a few weeks past I have had the happiness of introdncing 44 into the kingdom. In thai number are 5 Presbyterians, 4 Methodists, 2 Lutherans, aut 2 Congregationalists. May the Lord prosper the good work, and to him be all the honor!
Baton Rouge. December 20, 1848. Dear brother Campbell Brother J. A. Dearborn, one of your graduates at Bethany College, and who would do honor to any institution, and myself have been here for one month laboring in the good eause; and notwithstanding a most bitter and violent opposition on the part of a few who seem to think that the souls of men have been specially put in their charge, the meeting has increased in interest. The court-house was crowded last night to overflowing, and 4 more choice spirits came out on the Lord's side. We have added to the cause 38 since we came, by dint of argument and scriptural proof and motives. Oh! it has been a glorious triumph! I learned this morning that I am represented, by a person pretending to piety, as "an infidel-as preaching infidelity and baptism without a change of heart.” The doctrine is said to be worse than the cholera and devilish, as I learn, by the same man. Such a poor, deluded, and wicked spirit is to be pitied.
We have constituted a church with brother G. M.Hatton, Elder; J. A. Dearborn, Evangelist; and brethren Benedict, Parker, and Booth, Deacons. The church is near 60 strong, and, in my judgment, can defy all the assaults of our opponents. The character and intelligence of our members, so far as I hear public sentiment, are of the very best order.
I brought my wife and children to my sons-in law, Flournoy and Viley, near Princeton; and calculated on starting to see them to-morrow. Tlie South presents a fina field for labor, and it is deeply to be regretted that Evangelists have, in a great measure, to make the greatest sacrifices for the success and spread of the cause; and that our numerous talenteri, rich, pious, and worthy brotherhood, should manifest more liberality in having the gospel proclaimed near home than in foreign parts. Brother Dearborn stands high wherever he goes, and deservedly so.
He has consented to remain here during the winter and spring, and he may finally loca.e in the South. My design is to spend the winter in the South, and to labor as much as I can to build up the cause. I expect the brethren will take twenty of the Harbingers at your reduced prices. Oh! that I could see you and sympathize with you in your afflictions, and hear you recount your tour over the ocean and back again to your beloved America, the country of your adoption and the field of your labors of love. In America your triumphs are recorded and your riches are in the heavens! Oh! how many of your beloved ones are there! Many of mine are there! Well, we shall soon cross the Jordan to bo welcomed by them! Thank God that you are yet wielding the giant Christian's pen! Do all the good you can while you live. You have shivered the arms of the creeds, and their colors are torn in tatters. Fight on; you will wear a glorious crown. People are flying from the cholera at New Orleans, as if they could avoid the shafts of death. I have no doubt the facts are exaggerated a thousand fold. The people here are as calm apparently as if there were no cholera in the land. May the Lord bless his cause and prosper our efforts still more signally, is the prayer of his poor servant fir his name's sake,
J. T. JOHNSON.
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SOUTH KENTUCKY INSTITUTE FOR YOUNG LADIES,
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It is designed to afford to the citizens of Hopkinsville and the surrounding country an opportunity of giving to their daughters a sound, rational, and extended education, in all the departments usually taught in Female Sennikaries.
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