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fancy articles for sale, or contributions Beresford, G. Goodall, R. Calvert, and in money, will be thankfully received by R. Day (Independents), and C. J. the following friends:

Potts, with the local secretary, Mr. Mrs. J. Darley, Mrs. R. Terry, Mrs. Kelsall, rendered able and valuable W. Whitley, Mrs. T. Mitchell, Mrs. T. assistance. The writer was absent from Hebblethwait, of Easthorp-lane; Mrs. these meetings, on the Missionary DeJ. Sheard, Millford, all of Mirfield; putation to the North, but was happy Mrs. Henshaw, Dewsbury; Mrs. John to find on his return that all the serJubb, Batley; Mrs. W. Hutchinson, vices had been numerously attended, Brighouse; and Mrs. Collins, Hudders: that the collections were in advance of field.

previous years, and that the good cause had taken a firmer hold on the judge

ments and affections of the people than ANNIVERSARY SERVICES AT STAF.

before,

W, M. FORD CHAPEL,—These services have been of an highly interesting and instructive character. The first sermon MissionARY SERVICES.-DEWSBURY was preached, Nov. 3rd, by the Rev. CircuiT.--On Lord's day, Oct. 2011, P. T. Gilton; the other, Nov. 10th, by two excellent sermons were preached the Rev. S. Hulme. The impressions at Dewsbury, by the Rev. G. W. made under these ministrations we hope Ridley. The following Monday erenwill issue in saving and eternal effects. ing the Annual Meeting was held, On Monday, Nov. 11th, the annual tea when our valuable friend, Mr. John festival took place in the school, when Jub, of Batley, took the chair, and about four hundred persons enjoyed, opened the meeting by an appropriate amidst the most exhilarating associa- speech. He was ably sustained by Mr. tions, not only refreshing tea, but the Crampton, of Hunslet, the Revs. G. W. cheering society of Christians and other Ridley, J. Livingston, J. Candelet, the friends. At the after meeting, which preachers in the circuit, and other was held in the chapel, in the absence ministers of the town. of the Mayor, the Rev. W. Salt, with On the same Sabbath, two sermons, much interest, presided. Seldom, if on behalf of our mission, were preached ever, have we witnessed stronger reli- at Mirfield, by the Superintendent of gious and pleasing impressions pro

the circuit; and on Tuesday evening duced on an audience than were felt and following the Public Meeting was held, visibly expressed by the numerous as- when our esteemed friend, Mr. Crampsembly under the addresses which were ton, who presided with his usual good delivered on the happy occasion. Al- feeling, stated the object of the meettogether the pecuniary aid received, ing. Addresses were also delivered by amounted to about £40.

most of the ministers who assisted at We are happy in being able to state Dewsbury the previous evening. that our day school is going on pros

The speakers at both meetings apperously; we have more than 300 names pear to have been aided by the Holy on the books, and an average attendance Spirit, a gracious influence was expeof about 200. This circumstance may rienced, greater interest, we hope, was afford stimulus and encouragement to

cxcited on behalf of a perishing world; other circuits to attempt the establish- and the collections at both places were ment and working of day schools. an advance upon those of the preNov, 15th, 1850. H. WATTS. ceding year.

J. H.

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MISSIONARY SERVICES. — ASHTON Circuit.—On Sunday, Oct. 20th, the Annual Sermons on behalf of our Missions, were preached at Dukinfield, by the Rev. C. J. Donald, of Manchester; and at Hyde and Hooley Hill, by the Rev. S. Jones, of Stockport. In the following week the Annual Missionary Meetings were held at the above places, and also at Higher Hurst; the Revs. G. Goodall, B. Turnock, James Dean, Esq., and Mr. Samuel Mills, officiating as chairmen. The Revs. C. J. Donald, S. Joncs, S. Woodhouse, W.

MISSIONARY ANNIVERSARY.-NORTH SIELD's Circuit.--On Sunday, Oct. 20th, the annual scrmons in aid of our missions were preached in Salem and and West Holborn chapels, by the Rers. William Mills and Josiah Howard (the deputation), and the Rev. Thomas Boycott, of Newcastle. On Tuesday, a public meeting was held at West Holborn, and on Wednesday at Salem. Our respected friend, Mr. J. D. Welch, presided on each occasion. The Report was read by the Rev. A. M'Curdy, and the meetings were addressed by the estecmed deputation, the Revs. W. Monday evening, the annual meeting Cocker, T. Boycott, and J. Bensley. was held in the same place of worship,

The attendance on the Sabbath ser- Mr. Councillor Crowther in the chair. vices, and at the public meetings, was After a brief, but neat and appropriate good, considering the unfavourable state speech from the chairman, the Rev. J. of the atmosphere. The services of Stokoe read the report, which was very all the brethren, for which we are truly satisfactory. In every department, grateful, were highly esteemed; but it financial and statistical, there was proof is only just to say, that the pleasure of additional vigour and commendable derived from the excellent discourses enterprize.” The meeting was afterand speeches of the Rev. W. Mills, wards addressed with ability by the was increased by his presence, as an Revs. S. Bellamy (Independent), W. old and beloved friend, he having tra- Jeferson (Primitive), J. Hudston, J. velled in this circuit when he was a H. Robinson, J. Poxon, and Mr. G. young man.

J. BEASLEY. Fox. The collection, after these services,

and kindred ones at Malin Bridge and Missions. - SHEFFIELD NORTH. Attercliffe, was about £22, being a The services recently lield in the circuit slight increase on those of last year. in behalf of our Missions are thus ad- The serinons at Attercliffe and Malin verted to by the “ Sheffield and Rother- Bridge were preached on Sunday, Nov. ham Independent” of the 9th inst. : 3rd, by the Revs. J. H. Robinson and On Sunday last, two sermons, in aid J. Stokoe ; and the meetings held at of this religious denomination missions, those places on the 5th and 6th were were preached in Scotland Street Chapel, presided over by Mr. George B. Fox by the Rev. J. Hudston, of Nottingham. and Mr. Timothy Scott, Sheffield. The sermons were appropriate, instruc. Sheffield, Nov. 9th. J. STOKOE. tive, effective; that in the evening es- P.S.-We were gratified to see our pecially was distinguished by peculiar young friend, the Rev. W. N. Hall, on adaptation to our times, lottiness and the platform, at the meeting held in richness of thought, and propriety and Scotland Street Chapel. With great beauty of language. The rev. gentle- care and the divine blessing this esteemed man has received a very general request brother, it is hoped, will soon be restored to place the manuscript without delay to his wonted health and usefulness. in the hands of the publisher. On

J. S.

MONTHLY RECORD.

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THE LAITY IN CONVOCATION.-- At ther excavation, it was ascertained bethe dinner which succeeded the visita- yond the shadow of doubt, that the tion of the Bishop of Chichester, held at whole mountain, except an average Lewes a few weeks ago, his lordship surface of twenty feet, consists of lime said: “It may be interesting to you to fit for thc field, or the mason, the result learn, that if a Synod of the Church be of organic heat. The hill appears to assembled in Convocation or otherwise, have been at one time a stupendous it is the unanimous opinion of the whole limestone rock, submitted to the influbench of Bishops, without a single ex. ence of immense heat. ception-I repeat it, without a single A NOVEL IMPORTATION.—A correexception—that there should be a consi.

spondent of a morning paper says:derable infusion of the lay element in its “It may be interesting to many of your constitution.” I will not be quite posi

protestant readers to be informed, that tive that these were the exact words on the 4th of November instant nine used, but they were to this precise effect. cases were imported into London, in -Correspondent of the Guardian. the steam-boat City of Boulogne, con

AN IMPORTANT GEOLOGICAL Dis- taining 21,000 crucifixes of different COVERY has just been made at Apple

sizes, from one inch to two feet, several cross, on the west coast of Scotland. A thousand figures of the Virgin Mary, large mountain called “Tore More," on and a large quantity of prints of bleedbeing accidentally excavated the other ing hearts, &c., besides an immense day, presented a substratum of pure number of rosaries and charms, probably lime, within five feet of the surface; and in anticipation of a large conversion of on prosecuting the discovery by a fur.. our population to Romanism.”

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DISCOURSES, ESSAYS, &c.

The Rise and Progress of the Self-Culture: being the Substance

Methodist New Connexion in Bir-

of a Lecture to Young People 355

mingham

6 S. Hulme's Second Defence against

The Accumulative Evidence of Re:

the Rev. R. Eckett's Sophistical

vealed Truth

14 and Unjust Criticisms

363

The Sin and Danger of Worldly The Rev. R. Eckett's Attacks Rc-

Speculation and Carnality of

pulsed

375

Hicart

56 The Providential Law of Human

Historic Sketch of the Methodist

Distribution and its ulterior

New Connexion in the Notting-

Design

399

ham Circuit

63 The Influence of the Christian Sab

Additional Remarks on the History

bath on the Character of the

of our Cause in Nottingham

67 Labouring Community

446

Thirteen Reasons why the Mem-

“They say we don't get on; Is it

bers of the Methodiť New Con-

True ?"

455

nexion should be thankful and The Spiritual Daguerreotype; or,

take Courage

71 the Process by which the Believer

The Hand of God in Recent Events 106 receives the Likeness of God 494

The Right Siandard and the Wrong An Affectionate Address from the

Standard ; or, the Sin and Folly

Annual Committee to the Minis.

of Christians Measuring Them-

ters and Members of the Con-

selves by Themselves

160 nexion, adapted to the Present

Historical Sketch of our Cause at

Tinies

500

Boston

166 The Supreme Importance of Reli:

Answers to Queries

171 gion, argued from its Adaptation

Memoir of Mr. James Beswick

201

to the Wants of Man

505

Answer to Query on the Salvation The Influence of Religion on the In-

of Infant Children

213 tellect. By the Rev. P. J. Wright 549

The Sermon preached at the Open- The Evils and Folly of War. By

ing of the Ebenezer Chapel,

Thomas Bullock

560

Leeds, on the 7th of May, 1797. The Papal Aggression, and the Du-

By the Rev. A. Kilham

297 ties of Protestants at this Crisis. 566

The Christian Sabbath Promotive

Precious Relics of the late Robert

of the Health of the Labouring

Hall, Esq., formerly of Basford 577

Community

345

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OUR SABBATH SCHOOLS.
Nine Excellent Rules for the

of Class Leaders, Conductors of
Teacher

23 Bille Classes, and Others
Five Queries for the Consideration

Queries Auswered

24

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MISCELLANEOUS ARTICLES, ANECDOTES, &c.
Charity

13 The Death-Bed of the Jew.
Mirth and Melancholy

257
19 A most Awful Visitation
On the Peace Movement, with some

265
The Warrior's Reception

267
Account of the Late Peace Con-

The Contrast

268
gress at Paris
24 The Orange Boy's Prayer

272
Continued

74 A Heavy Burden, and how it was
Continued

120
Removed

273
Continued

183
A Query

274
Continued
220 It is the Price of Blood

307
Continued

261 The Essential parts of Divine
Continued

310

Truth easily comprehended 309
The Sick Widow

28

Report of the Board of Education. 314
Religious Liberty

30
The Infidel Volney

318
What can I Do ?
31 Important Queries

319
Summary of London

31
Gcorge III.

354
Heaven-Daring Presumption Re- A Divine Transformation

362
buked

77 The Gradual but Constant Waste
The Deadly Poison and its Remedy 18
78 of Life

374
The Pipe Abandoned

78

Remarkable Tenacity of Life in
Death of Paine

79
Fishes

398
Wellington after the Battle of Look not to the Cause,

but
Waterloo
80

407
Candid Inquiry Rewarded :

114

Reminiscences by an Aged Servant
Prayer Answered and Integrity Re-

of the Methodist New Connexion 412
warded

12 Letter from a “ Friend”

on the Ex-
An Illustration of Matt. xiii 44

125

clusion of Weapons of War from
An Encouraging Circumstance 126 the Great Exhibition of 1851

415
Calvary Calming the Conscicnce 127 Howio Secure Conjugal Happiness 416
Prayer in Death

Answers to Queries.

417
Christ Alone
127 Query

418
The Peril and the Rock
128 "I Don't Think of Dying”.

418
Mankind in the Thirteenth Century 128 The Prosecutor Restrained

419
Moral Statistics of the World 159 By Their Fruits shall Ye know
John Strong the Boaster ; or, the

Them

420
Proud Humbled

173 Answers to Queries
The Paternal Fund.--A Letter to

469

Advice Gratis to Sunday School
the Editor

177
A Second Letter on the Paternai

Teachers Suffering under the Pre-
valent Disease

471
Fund

181 A Word in Season
Editorial Remarks:

493
181
His Hcart is in It

514
Trifics

182 The Catastrophe
Dr. Achilli and the Inquisition

519
187 Wonders of Vision

520
The Connexion Defended against Observations on Time

521
the Misrepresentations of the Light the Lamps

522
Rev. R. Eckett
215 A Cure for Poaching

676
The Bible Triumphing over Inf- Two Egyptian Mummies at Belfast 587
dclity

224 The Supreme Authority of Christ
The Paternal Fund.--A Letter to

in the Church

594
the Editor
224 Lamartine at Nazareth

597
An Exposure of the Misrepresenta- A Sketch of Chalmers at the Tron
tions of a Certain Reviewer 225 Church

599
Music of Nature

282
Precious Saviour.

601

127

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POETRY
The Spirit Land

19

The Water Lily
Hymn of the Universe

32 Jesus at the Lake of Gennesaret
Hymn for the New Converts of Stanzas

Salem Chapel, North Shields 70 Faith-Hope-Charity
Jacob's Ladder

114

The Coming of Christ
Gratitude

128

The Angels' Visit to Shepherds of
The Raindrop

212 Bethlehem
The Ivy_Charity

306
SABBATH SCHOOL TEACHER'S DEPARTMENT.
A Lecture on the Soul's Immor-

Sunday School Teacher's Disease
tality, delivered to the Teachers An Encouragement to Sunday
of Park Sunday School

258

School Teachers .

354
420
445
454
499

.

601

410

411

REVIEWS AND NOTICES OF BOOKS.
The Great Redemption – Voices

ness and Beauty – The Three
from the Garden--Scripture Na-

Questions-The Old Testament

tural History

33 Pocket Commentary-British In-

Memoirs of Eminent Sunday

fluence and Responsibility - A
School Teachers-England in the

Manual of Congregational Prin-
Eighteenth Century--The Philo-

ciples — Motives to Piety-The
sophy of Food and Nutriment in

Nercy Scat-Scripture Illustra-
Plants and Animals-- The Holly

tions of the Lord's Prayer-

Tree-Scripture Baptism

81 The Sabbath – Modern Astro-

Discourses on the Immatcriality

nomy The Geography of
and Immortality of the Soul-

Plants Life and Times of
White's Arithmetical Exercises

Leo X., &c. &c

320-325
-Lessons for Infant Classes-- An Exposition of the Book of Re-
Steps to the Bible Mine – The

velation-Missionary Encourage-
Sabbath and other Pocms-The

ments in India- The Wall's End
Remains of the Rev. R. Waller

Miner-Wesleyan Delegate Tak-
- The Teacher Taught -Horæ

ings-Brief Outline of Study of
Paulina -- British Fishes and

Theology-Memoirs of the Life,
Fisherie-A True Estimate of

Character, and Labours of the
the Rev. A. Kilham and his

Rev. John Smith-The Pearl of
Principles--Characters, Scenes,

Days--Vital Religion Described
and Incidents of the Reforma-

-The Tabernacle and its Furni-
tion- The Christian's Daily Trea-

ture - Hubert Lee Youthful
sury-A Biblical and Theological

Christianity

421-423
Dictionary The Teacher's The Prize Tale: The Soldier's Pro-
Friend Florence Arnott-

gress-The Domestic Worship-
Works by Jabez Burns, D.D.--

per-- The Way of Salvation–The
The Appeal-Daily Worship-

Jordan, and the Dead Sea--Iona
Countess of Huntington's New

-Charles Hamilton-Notes, Ex.
Magazine---Works by the Sunday

planatory and Practical, on the

School Union

129-134 Gospels-Scripture Lessons 473, 474

The Principles of Wesleyan Metho-

Poems: Sacred, Historical, and
dism, Ascertained by Historical

Descriptive–The Fear of Death;
Analysis, and Defended by Scrip-

or, Why should the Atheist Feat
ture and Reason-The Soul, its

to Die? With Reasons why the
Nature and Destinies Grace

Christian should not fear Death
and Clara

189, 190

-Notes, Explanatory and Prac-
Fox's Book of Martyrs-Transla-

tical, on the New Testament,
tion of Hermann Venema's In-

Spiritual Blessings—The Peo-
edited Institutes of Theology-

ple's Service of Song - The

Luther: his Mental and Spiritual

Child's Own Book of Poetry 523, 524

History; with Special reference Monthly Series. London in the
to its early Periods, and the

Olden Time --- Recantation De-

Opening of the Reformation-

manded and Refused-A Univer-

The Imprisonment and Deliver.

sal Geography, in Four Parts;

ance of Dr. Giacinto Achilli, with

Historical, Mathematical, Physi-

some Account of his previous

cal, and Political- The Christian

History and Labours Plain

Garland-Personal Responsibility

Letters to Parents of Sunday

in Relation to the Evangelical Al-

Scholars Procrastination

liance--Six Lectures to Working

Mental and Moral Excellence,

Men on Christianity--Influence

and the Way to attain it-

of Physical Agents on the Dere-

Outline of a New Mode of

lopment of the Tadpole of the

Classification of the Names of

Triton and the Frog—The Creed

Persons mentioned in the Scrip-

of Error-Spiritual Heroes-Se-

tures--India and the Gospel; or,

venty Scripture Chants --- The

an Empire for the Messiah-Thé

Apostle of the Gentiles and his

Young Wife; or, Hints to Mar-

Glorying ---The Christian Alma-

ried Daughters-- The Silent Dis.

nack for the Year 1851---The

solution-Nos. 1 and 2 of the

Scripture Pocket-Book for 1851---

Domestic Worshipper 274-277 A Series of Lectures to Children

The Life of a Vagrant-Minutes of

---Flora Mortimer---Monthly Se-

Conference, 1850—The Mirage of

ries. Ancient Egypt---The Sab-

Life---Gems from M. Henry-

bath School and other Pocmi...

Faith and Assurance - Biblical

The Last Enemy, and the Sure

Biographical Exercises The

Defence

.602---607
Senses and the Mind -Bright-

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