Newspaper of The New York Herald, 13 Mayıs 1842, Page 1

Newspaper of The New York Herald dated 13 Mayıs 1842 Page 1
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r TH] Vol. VII.?No. 410.?Whole No. ?OH3. NSW LINE OF LIVERPOOL PACKETS. aiKH'ia Now York uii ihe ?>tb and Liverpool ou til? 13th of each month. M. M. M. M. NiwTTmT^ Ship SHERIDAN, ? iplmn K. A. Pepeytter, ?Jtli May. Ship QARRICK, Captain Win. SkulJy, ?Mh June. Ship R( ISCII'S, Caiitaiii John Collins. &ith July. Ship SIPDONS. Cautaiu E. B. Cobli, ZJtii August. KhoM Lit* urooL. Ship SIDDONS, Captain K. B. Cobb. 13th Juno. Ship SHEl(ll> \ N, < ipiiin K. A. P. e-y.ter, IJtli July. Slop UARKICK, < apt tiii Wm. SUiJily, Oil. August. Ship ROtsCIUS. Captain John Collin*, IJlli September. Tbrie iliihi art all ol the lir.t class, u|jw.ui1ii>I looOlons, built in tbe city <>r New Turk, with audi imiirovciuuuts as combine Krv.itaptrilnilliunu.ual comfort for )?*? /tlge is. Every car* hat been takvu in thr arrangement of their accouunoiUtioii*. The pace of pataayv hvuce it SIUO, for which ample store* will . be prut pled. Those ship* are commanded by oiptirirnceil ma.Un, w ho will make every vxertiou to give guueial aatialaction N< ither the riplain* or owners of the sliipa w ill lie resiuiiaible for any letterparcel* or package* acnl by tlieui, utile** re The; nips of this line will hereafter jo armed, anil their i?ouliar construction gives tlirm security uul iwucucil by any other but V esseL of war. i'or freight or passage, apply to E. h. COLLI N S St CO.. % South ?t., Nriv York, or to \VM. V IAS. BROWN St CO., Lirarjiool. Letters by the packets will lie charged I2'a Cents per single beet; 60 cent* i>?r ounce, mid newspapers I cent each. ni7 NEW YORK AND HAVRE PACKETS. (SECOND LINE.) jft Tnr slops of this line will hereafter leave NotrVo^ou the lulaud Havre on the 16th of each month, is follows : From New York. From Ilavrt. The new abip ONEIDA, ti 1st March 1 tfith April Captain < 1st July < Pith Augu.l James K no !>. r I t November? 16th December Ship BALTIMORE, I 1 - : April I llith MayCaptain ' : .Vr.-tist < Pith September Edward Kitnclr, r l-.t I'eecem'rr Pith January ShipLJTICA, C Is Mj.' I 16th June Captain < let i jP-mb'ra 16lh October! Frederick Hewitt, fLtJ ioiiry f Pith February New shipST.NICOLAS, list Juio ? ICth July Captain < 1st October < 16th November. J. B. Pell, ( l?t Februarys Ititn March The accommodations of these ship* are not surpassed, comhiuiiut all that may be required for comfort. The price of cabin passage is $100. Passe ngt rs will he supplied with sveiy requisite, with the exception of wines and liquors. Goodi intended fur these vessels will be forwarded bv the subscribers, free from anv other than thr expsnises actually incurred on llicm. For freight or passage to BOYD Si HiN< KEN, Agents, at 9 Tontine Bxlitliup. FOR NEW ORLEANS. LOUISIANA AND NEW YORK LINK OK PACKETS. For the better accommodation of shippers, it is luteoiled to deauatch a ship from pint ou the 1st, 6th, huh, 16th, 20th, and 2',tli ot each mouth, commencing the loth October and contiuuuu until May, when regular days will bo appointed for the remainder of the year, whereby great delays and diaappointinstits will l>? prevented during the summer mouths. The following shipt wi.l rommeuce this arrangement : Ship YAZOO, Captain Ci rnell. Ship OCONEE, ( .apt-tin Jackson. Ship MISSISSIPPI, Captain Milliard. Ship LOUISVILLE. C ititxiu Hunt. siup SHAKSPEAKE, Captain Miner. Ship GASTON. Captain Latham. Ship HCNTSVlLLE, Captain Slnmfurd. Ship OCMULOkE, Captain Leavitt. Sliip NASHVILLE, Captain Dickinson. Slop MEMPHIS, Captain Knight. Ship LOUISA, Captain Mull'ord. These shi|is were all built in the city of New York, of pressy for packets, are of light draft of water, hare recently been wly crqqiered and put in splendid order,with arcomuiouatious inr paaaeugers uiiequulletl for comfort. They are commanded by experienced masters, who will make every exertion to give general satisfaction.. Tlicy will at all Umes be lowed up and I down the Mississippi by sleamhoatf. | Neither the owners or cantains of these shins will he resnnnsi. ble for jewelry, bullion, precious stones, silver or plated ware^ or for anv letters, parcel or package, tent by or put on huard ol tliem, unless regular bills of lading are takeu for the saint, atid , the value tliereon expressed. For freight or passage, apply l F.. K. COLLINS Ik CO., V, South St.. or HULLIN k WOODRUFF, Agent in New j Orleans, who will promptly forward all goods to their addiexs. The ihi|M of this line are warranted to sail lainctu illy as advertised, and great care will he taken Ul have the goods rorrect- j Iy measured. m< STBAM SAYia.f^W^MTWKEX ANTWERP AND NEW YORK, rLI?SOUTlUlMPTOW. BELGIAN STEAMER BRITISH QUEEN, j M. M. Frank, Commander. The days of departure of this wal-knuwu Steamship, hare been fixed as follows : From Antwerp, From Southampton, From New York, On sth Mnv, 1842. On ?th May, 1842, On 1th June, 1842 ;tio, 10th July, " Itll Aug., " 7lh Sept. " lfl'h Sept. " 7th Oct., " rrice ef passage, meals not included, to Southampton or Antwesr.AlP?Steward's fees, $2 C2V The meals will be served on Wmro, ? the plan of a continental hotel, in the I erst manner, aad at fixed and moderate prices. Families or paitief may contract for the voyage with the steward. A. ? a penanced Surgeon on hoard. For freight or iiassage, or anv further information, apply to H. W. X. fc H. MALI, Agents, a22fim#r 41 B. ir-r street, NEW YORK AND NEWARK. Fare reduced to Ad cents. From the foot of Courtlandt frtet, New York. (Every day?Sunday lO'Tpted.) Leave* Now York Leaves Newark At 8 A. M. At S P. M. At 7>* A. M. At P. M. 9 do. 4 do, 9 do. 3S do. II 4X do. 10,'a do. 6Q dr. 6 do. 7 <Io. 8 do 10 do. ON SUNDAYS. From the foot of Liberty afreet. Leave New York, Leave Newark. At 9 A. M. and 4l. P. M. At I 1*. M. and 10 P. M. NEW YORK. EI.IZABKTHTOWN. RAHWAY AND NEW BRUNSWICK. Fare reduced. From 'he foot of Liberty street, daily. Leuve New York. Leave New Brunswick. At 9 A. M. At 7>* A. M. 4? P. M. . 1 P. M. SOMERVILLE Stages connect with these hues each way. Fare between New York and Somerville, 50 Cents. Do do New Brunswick, Ci cents. Rshway, 50 cents. Elitabethtown, 25 cents. The fare in the '% A. M. train from New Rnmswick, and lj? P. M. train from New York, lies been rrduceil between New York and New Brunswick, to 50 cents. " and Railway to 37W " Tha Philadelphia mail line passe* through New Brunswick for New York r very rvetuug at 9 o'clock. Oil Suudays tile 7hi A. ol. trips froui New Brunswick u omitted. Passenger* who procure their tickets at the ticket office, receive a ferry'ticket gratis. Tickets are received bv il.s conductor nnlv on the flay when purchased. fcbll Jm* 1MU(M{TTN"T"tI'(')' \f ESTER X MEKCI IA NTS. . RELIANCE PORTABLE IRON BOAT LINE For the Trvtuei'ortiiiou of G ' mJs lni*rru I'hiUd? Iplu* ami Pl'NhHTg, This improvement iu transpirtato . sifeids toWevteiu .Mer(hauls peculiar advantages. The goods '.cine earefully pscked in the boats at our warehouse No. jt.a Market street, ire carried over the Columbia and Portage Rolwivs without transhipment. Careful captains and crews are employed, who take narge of the goods at Philadelphia, and continue w ith them the entire route, thus avoiding delay* and the liability of lots brum separated on the way. N. B.?Passengers forwarded to Pittsburg and Pollsidie, every day, Sunday s excepted. H. STORKS. Agent, al? 3m* 7 Washington street. RAILROAD NOTII KT MARKET AND FREIOUT LIVE. I tpHE NF.W JERSEY Railroad, and TraivvjHVrt'lion Cum* UM--.IIT-U n r rilgnr USW* BTIWCCII *rw |t ni.aiik and Nt* York, which they uittnd to iun perina "tSftW Nr? Brnnswirk at 5 A.M. daily. (Sunday* elH rrtged) ind the f?ot of Liberty street. New Yeik, at I I'. M. To country dealer* and meridian* the above line is very d? urable for the speedy and (neapcons rvalue nl toer lianJit* of every deeunptnui, and n^re piutnolarly v Drover* and Dealer* ill Live Stork, whw r .,i liave IV) head ol' c stile conveyHut between Nt w Brunsw ick and New York, the aaine day e he nt v e r required. The rate* f"r tbe IraMpOltntWin of rattle, horses, rn lie* .lirep. hogs, kr. and all other kind* ol" merrhaudia* are f?ry low. never eieeedinc a train boat prtoe*. I Mrrrhandive sent by tliia line ,. not in bier t to any evtra tbvK< 111 crossing tlie North Kiver. Tin Company have fitted np a large storehouse it New Bmnawirk, adminin* tbe Bnlroad Depot, which will always eeopen BM tlie leMfflMM IMRMMk r?lllOfin parchaaintf their ticket* at tlie ticket offices, will Breceive ferry nrkrta it rati*. mljjin* I niKIIUIT ASD i?A*M.\CSK TO I'lT TaI umu. I bin*i I The proprietor* of Bingham's Tranajairtaiion Line to Pitta l,u<y, give notice to the Merchants of New York, and in other arsons shipping to tlie Wert, that rtirir line : .,. >% n arrive Bone rati->r it mil consigned to them (or aeM to go >u thei. ill. .) will I" ' ? nil 'leap it/ h. B Owner* or ahipper* of g,anile, destined for the Western states, who hare no agent ot consignee at Pittsburg, will B,lease consign their ritftd* to William Binjtham, ritWmlTg, Bwho will attend to mpn^ all surli consignment* widtout B All goods ahonhl lie marksd distinctly on earn pargagr Br,i N't ill a M's LINE. B For rates of freight, as Inch are as low as inv other line, apply lo WM rfSON. Agent. I No. I) West street, op|-e,ite I'n r No. ?, N. U. N. B r.asaengers fnrwa.-dcd to Pittsburg and.r.>lt*? ille.. very I lav, BnniUvt eserpted. liefer to II. Crooka, Ameriean Fur Co.; B. T. Niroll gMintt . Pholws, Dnap h C*., F niton street ; Bardw B*vge fcCo ; Wm. Rankin. Duryce ,V < a, N-wark. uiti lin I TTiWin.!. v I-.. -s 1.1 NI. *1 -flgl FOR NKU BCHOIL landing at CALD BflSSwL^Ja WELCH, WF.BT HUNT WD ( OLD If irr UK i I ri, AND Fit. eptam Roi. .t wnrdmn, will Int* Iht i n . n ! street, low York, ?ri rv Monday, Thnr?d*\ and Saturday afternoons B i o'clock. ILtnmiag tin- Hifhlandri will |< n Nrwhtargli Bn ry Mondst U Bo'slstk, and Tsssdsj and Knday j Bp, it ml > .lock. B For freirbl or |e,e,?K,-. snpli ' tbB N. B.?All baggage ami freight of rvi rv <lf? motion, Hanh I , Billior iMCWtMR oi kMn) ihii Mut. mait w il ihi rifiofwi wn^rs thereof* utileftt a lull of Utility t i rt cci|fl is signed fo? In umi in26 E N E Another Act of the Uriiiua.-Amilveis?ry Mcvlliijf of tlio Foreign ISvangollcnl (Society, at tike He form oil Dutch Church, In the (Silk Mocking Ward. The anniversary meeting of the Evangelical Society was held Tuesday evening at (lie church corner of Lafujrette Place, a most aristocratic neighborhood. Ihe church, which is a beautiful structure of chaste and elegant simplicity, was quite tilled and crowded by the elite of the aristocracy of the silk stocking ward, but with a largo sprinkling of old dowagerlike looking ladies, and without any admixture of plebeians. It might have been more animated, and there certainly would have been a greater amount of beauty present, had there been u few of the democratic beauties present. These however were all present at the Tabenacle to celebrate the anniversary of the New York and American Sunday School Union. The audience here certainly did look rich and well to do in the world, hut wanted that earnest look of dcvotednesH which we generally lhnl among the religions of the lower orders, and appeared to belong to the order of those who think that religion is merely a matter of form to thctn.? That it is all well enough for poor, wicked, per<>ns?hut for them who lend a sober life, and don't gel drunk, it is not necessary, and they are sale enough if they go to church and set the example to tho?e be low them in station, who do not lead such good and holy lives as they do. The Honorable Thkodokk Fkki.inuupysen, presided, and the meeting was opened by singing that beautiful psalm, commencing ' The Heavens Per)are thy glory. Lord." And the delivery of a beautiful and impressive nmvAr Kv tli^ If Avitron/l \If Umwomnt.' ??? I. ~, .... 111 'I""" he most especially implored the blearing of God to rest upon the Olficers of the Society, and upon all their acts. The lion. Mr. Fkei.ini;iicysk.\ having made n few remarks explanatory of the nature and objects ot the society, and stated that Mr. Chester would read the Treasurer's reportMr. Chester read the di lie rent amounts which had been contributed by various towns. The following towns contributed the sums opposite thcni: Brooklyn, $590; Boston, $134t>; Baltimore, $1410; New York, $2,17.4; City Washington, $58, making, with what was received from others, a total of $'15,703. Among the items of expenditure, was a charge of $91 for discounting, and upwards of$ 1,900 for the Itev. Mr. Kirk's salary. The total sum extended was $15,275, leaving a balance in treasury of Jj'457 49. 'ihe report of the executive committee was then read by the Hcv. E. M. Kirk. It stated that the Committee had reason to believe that there were a larger number of persons readers of the Bible than at any other time since the fall of Adam. It regret- , ted the removal of their late Chairman, S. \'. 8. Wilder, from the city? and with reference to the labors of the Society, it stated that the total number of persons employed bv the society in distributing the Scriptures in Vranee was not far short of 200, almost all of whom had been converted from Human Catholicism. It stated that since lHlSthe Bible Society in France had distributed 2,072.514 Bibles. It referred to the successful labors of the Evangelists employed by the society, to the cause of education, which had been assisted by the society, and to the circulation of tracts, and made a powerful appeal to the sympathies of the members of the society on behalf of Francs. It then proceeded to review the efforts of this society in Switzerland. Spain, tiermany and Sweden, (where he stated that one of their missionaries, the Hev. Mr. Scott, had been niueh persecuted on account of misrepresentations of his principles. Canada was referred to, and the miserable state of u portion of the population was aeplored. not one in fifteen beiiur able to r.-sul <?r write, ft concluded by ending for iiicrcMicd subscription. and by some solf-gratulation for the share the members hud in forwarding the cause of religion. The chairman then introducd the Rev. Mr. CHvEvra.who said, the idea of the Foreign K.vangelical Society, scarcely evei enters my mind, without my feeling assured of the downfall and destruction of Antichrist. It will be the natural consequence of the field it occupies. The boauti. ful ellipse of territory surrounding the Mediterranean Sen, containing the I'aradise of Kartli, if there can be a Paradise in its fallen state, is shared tietweeu the two chief forms of Antichrist, Popery and Muhommedanism. Any ctlorts made by man for tlieir overthrow is prcjxisterous; it must proceed from the Lord and the Church. It rests upon the predictiousof the apostle " whom the Lord shall consume with the spirit of hii mouth, and the brightness of his coming." This intimates no half way, in the downfall of Poprrv. This prediction, however, display* no symptoms of blood, of the application of the rack and the torture. Home people sup|wse that the soil where Its chief seat is. contains the means for the destruction of |>ope. | ry by the burning of Rome ; but no. it is to be the simple agency of the word of Cod. It will be sutticient for us to l dw ell on one simple leisson. and that is, reliance on the | word of God. This is lioth trite and conunoji. some w ill perhaps exclaim. Ho it is. but of all subject* it is perhaps the most imporlaut, and I am reminded that subjects the highest and most Jmpo-taut, are laid aside for a wlioic generation, because they are regarded as a matter of course. 1 sometimes think this is because we place too little reliance 011 the word of God, and the renron of this is. because wa have had too little experience of the power of divine truth. I am sure if we relied more on the word ol I Fx!, we should go forth as l.uther from the Church, and the vast system ol error would die. New forms of Romanism would die as toon as born. I repeat, we have too little trust in tJod, and this is shown by the spirit which would excuse the atioeinus iniquity of the war of F.ngland against China, and its war* in India, >>l> the ground that it was thconlv means of obtaining an entrance to those liatious?of obtaining access for the (d ispel. They don't believe Ood has made Ins word powerful enough, thRt it is dependent upon political circtmistnnce?, instead of it being totally and entirely independdiriiU They forget that, lei the position be w hat it may, the nergy of C Kid's word is superior to it. But we an- not tnoridy to advocate the cause of Christ, in the May day of religion, when a< Hunj an, ill his Pilgrim's Progress s .ys, " she w inks in her glass slippers." It is, how "ver. seldom we Icel that electric, lilc-pving touch, which our souls can only receive from the hand of the Author of our being. We need a new Baptism from the word of liod. We are nreutoiiual to to use the word of thai as an external lamp, rather than au internal fountain, and it is for this reason that so much of the piety of the nge is ineffectual. Trees in the midst of the forest after the) nre rotten to the core, oftener stand by the strength mid thickness of the bark ; so the sanctity of lunns will keep the church in the position, and giseit the appearance of life, long after the spirit of religion has departed. A grant ndinirnhle, and distinguished writer has said, that to carry the feelings of childhood to the power of manhood, to combine thu child's feelings of wonder and tuoonishmeut w i'.b the experience ol years, is the characteris tic of genius. 80 it is in religion, to carry the feeling* of res cent conversion on to the experience of the aged christian. What a liappv case is that! This is power ! thi* is faith ! This is what bnxtvr experienced, and if we could call him up. he w oul t say this w as Fluny mi's secret. It will not make a preacher learned, but it will make him aloqneut, and he would certainly be the mean* of winning soul* to <>od. If thi* spirit makes it* appeoranrr in the south of F.urojie, and we have the assuraur.r of (iod that it will, then the antique structure ol Romanism will fall to the ground like ice palaces of the yviutcr before the summer's sun. We must look for the uprising of Luther* fivin among the I'riosls of Rome, and they will be bright and burning tight* and examples, for there i? a sriirit an I cuer gy in those converted from error to truth, seldom or never loiind in those educated in the truth frum their youth up. We shall y et sec such a race of reformers rise up. We are sure of it. The President It. en iol r? t..e?.t lb- ll-e 11- n. - who said. it must have struck many of those who have l>oen present or engaged in 'he anniversary of this society, that it has the almost universal suffrage of those w ho have ( en to the settle of i(? operations, and have learned to love religion at home. It was when I w as in those land* mentions! in the report that I learne.l to love this institution, and that I vowed to advocate its cause and carry forward its purposes, fan one look ujon such a multitude as are pressed to the dust beneath the strong arm of power; ami is it not enough to swell our hearts with sympathy, and enusa us to ask is there no relief I When w r look hack to the age of the Apostles sic (lid the church was rhararteri/.ed by unity of purpose'' and simplicity af trust." They hail but one purpose, and that w as to save the world. I rejoiee at tha (empathy evinced for distant Innds. It ia this which mark* the great triumph preparing for freedom and truth. The apostles used simplicity in iheir manner of converting the world. They had no great machinery to carry with them. They I mated to the word of (Jod and the mediation of Jesus Idhrist, applied hv the power of the Holy (Jhoat. They aught that the doctrine of the cross alone had powor I io save. Clod has said his word should not return to him void, and I trust on tha blessing uf God on our proceedings. There was in influence given in the rinse of freedom and truth i I; unst Jiovvi r, 0| prrsuon Slid ii[? r.rition by the Krrnrh n nv I lutein that roun d lice ol the world, or! there has lu-en a ' o il, ,1?1 || ir lest till power of lie- lew alioulj give way to i ihe rights of the many. There his been a fear, a rowanlty, < laslariliv fesr, lest w, houlil get free too fist. Thcyf.elths | .pirit is show v% hieh is ill burst every rhsin. aud they try to | meet It With fin- old doetiine of " Tin llivivr Ritint or t It,,,.,. '('In. i. the theory supe.-.litio? endeavors tosustiin in i r.lei thai Ilu theory may sunaei sii|?rst?tintt. Tlwy laar lew | he ospiratioa* of frvedoin wsld rsu-ud across the mighty deep i W YO NEW YORK, FRIDAY h mil should oh ike down the edifices of oowrr. There arc, many thing* which I oliould delight t?? dwell 1111?> 11, but lime will not allow inc. It is how ev er, to evangelical religion tint tin -world ??weo iu liberty. It it customary to rail at the gloomy spirit ot (hli in and the <?lcili!irvs of the Puritans, but it w n lhei?e ot ill I\itit4iu tiu^ht br the word of (rod not t.? submit to the ?* anion* of arbitrary power, protected tlic mightiness of the pew yle"9 power hy ejecutinq the troi'on to the jteopie's rti;hti (applause.) It i? by sprradtug tin* Gospel we op read this mighty spirit, .old we can*' love God, we can't love religion, we can t love the world <m ('hrivt loved it. without .xitp|>oriiiig religiou. Mr. Kkvuinoiil vmi n now aniiouuced that the He v. Mi. Kirk would conclude the proceedings of the evening b> an address. Mr. Kirk said, 1 will not detain you with an addrrss at this lata hour. My heart h < ? been encouraged by the eiercises and pirit that has been exhibited on this occasion. I have felt as you life felh u if the brvitkiitg ipirit ul th? old reformation bad Ix-en present in theii pi < ? ' -night ''"l the kt \ note btd bn n in It here. My position has nnrn nseoppovtuqtcief of kn iwiug teat tin feelings ind opinions ol ministers ire in common w id) mine in this ipsn cause. It is with me i re thai (hi kiaire mno this. Thi > have read utntT) to the heart. They !. %* caught the spirit and i spiral inns nrJesii* f'hrist. wid they hold last the cross. Let uot tin spirit of .sect or party lead iu aside from our great cause. The breathing heart, loving ('hrist supremely, willii nu to go, and if it cant go, it will long to do. and if it cant do, it will pray, oh how fervently! that every ninini) be released from |1m bondage of sin and superstition. Mr heait has been made ?ick however, to hear men?not men of the world, for that 1 was jirciwred for and cvpected?hut member* of tl? church, say if is an uneb wit ilde thing to in?.toi? against th?* Koiiinh sii|m rslition; against that wliieh would tnake purjialory and lieaven equally west d?wbich would require mo to put my neck under a pvi sst's foot?which huh tnc give up my bibb?Which tell* lie | cant go right to Christ but.must go through a weak woman, who was the means of giving birtn to his mortal frame?that 1 must submit myself to a thousand saints and demagogue*?-does clmritv mane all thai one nm 'he same thiur with the pure religion of Christ. Away w ith on l? hdl\ ?irt Bp our With any i irt, tuftont to ? ommon muse thai buih the charit] whit n characterize* the church of God. 1 bless God, however, f?>r the things which have hern presented to our notice to-night, and tbc spirit which lie li.?* MUt forth. Now 1 want the church Co tiki-1 Jintli stand, and to coin' out Ix'lilly in their haul liuics, the-.* timet of tlriirrssion, difficulty and dittn-tt. I have sometimes iup|>'>rd that our eyas Imp hppn d izzlril at looking at the fruitofour operations, x? contrasted with that of the foreign mis-i-ms ?on the oni-1 html ia the Pagan, and ou the other til- civilization of Kurarw-, anil thii it apt to dazzle <-ur e\ e?, and make ua think they tiara no n?ed lor miariontrita there. f)ne word on tliia subject. When I Jtlanco from Hp iiu tr. I t ??i n-?ti?, ill France and Belzinm, loth* shores ot the Mediterranean nnd the French population of Canada, and ??e the itnor n'-'c and tli'uii|iiety, oik! llip an|ieralitiou which pre r uU, u mnkca ni'Mck~i. a nt lieur ; uiu 1 fpel ili -l tlieie it but on? reuiruy that will or can lie rflfretml, tad that ia the bible. Send tb? in ill-bible. Oh do tend the in the biMe '.! Instead of o-ir u.u d ri solutions, wr offer th- following 1. Resolved, That we devoutly reoo.nitr the hand of (.iod's sr.icioua I'rovidciice. in tin- progress of trulk in l'.i|>al rountiira, dining the foil >rar; aiul [hut we found our linnet lor the lulurr, on hi* full aiid iiiifailiiiK promises, which hold liefon- our laitii the prospect of ? woild coiitrrted 2. That w e regard the present condition of the F.v angelical insiitutioiu in F.nro|ie and French Canada, at furnishing ut tuimsiiug encouragement, that tlie spirit of the reformation it to Ik- revived, and the unhliiahed work of the Reformation to he c- irr ul-tcil. i. rhat wre regard it at the duty of the American t hurch to labor and pray for the extension to I'upal couutriea of the light* and iiillueucca of that gospel to vthich alio ovtea her distingunhimt I'lrtain'i. 4. That tnia Society retain the moat cordial and fraternal affection fur their hrethcrn in Geneva, i'aria, ami the variou. otlirr r^tru of Kuropr, who are laboriug to extend the iu'luen of the religion ul th- Bible. }. That this Sucirty rejoices in the fidelity and diliitnice which characterise the looorew at tin Nw in inisaioii in Cr iritis, and that wc extend to them the assurance of our sympathy anu of our prayers for their continued tureen. t?. That we recognis* tlie Fn-nrh Canadian Society, at Montreal, as a fellow-laborer in this whitening harvest field. Unanimously adopted, and the meeting adjourned. Anniversary of thr American Home Missionary Not-let y. Tin* sixteenth anniversary of litis valuable institution was held on Wednesday evening in the Tubernacle. The house was almost us much crowded as in the forenoon, 011 occasion of the meeting of the Tract Society. As usual, the ladies, old and young, fair and passable, formed by fur the largest port ton of the audience. The accommodations for the reliorters were as miserable us they ever were on any former occasion at the Tabernacle, and that is saying a good deal. The table ut which they had to write was situated at a corner of the plutform on the floor of the building, and at quite a remote point from the speakers. The consequence wag, that it was at times utterly impossible to catch a word, and li was wiui me grcaiem uiincuuy inai our reporter was enabled lo oatcli any of the speakers. Why is there not a large tuble placed immediately behind the chair, and set apart for the exclusive use of the representatives of the pre#3 T The Rev. Henry White, of ("Jeneva, N. Y., the President of the Society, occupied the chair. The exercises were commenced by music, nnd a brief and appropriate proyrr by the Rev. l>r. ('oilman. The Report of the Treasurer was read by Jasper Corning Esq., and from it it apj>eared that the aihiirb of the Society are in a prosperous condition. The Rev. Milton Radger, one of the Secretaries for cor respondence, then read the Rejiort of the Executive Committee. Of this document, however, it was impossible to catch the details. At least one hundred additional laborers had entered on the field occupied by this Society during the past year, lly .he kindness of the Secretary we were favored with a copy of the Report, and so are enabled to present the most interesting and important portions :? Of the missionaries reported, Stfl were in commit ion at the be cinnin; of the year, and 2411 have her n since appointed. The location* of the missionaries are in twenty-three different ut* tnd territorial, in Upper im Low?i i uud*? and m T?M. Thr number of ronurefpiiont an 1 missionary districts is *.*87, exceeding the number of the I. st year by 125; and the amount ol labor r?crform~d is cpnl to 5iM year*, beintf 93 year* of labor more than were reported at the last anniversary, and 30 year* more than have ever before l>e?n r? jorted in a single year. The number of j tipils iiwtiUcUd in Sabbath school* and Bible classes, under the nuperviiiaii of the niikit.Uirici, i* uot far from $4,300. The amount contributed to various benevolent objects by 28S ions?the whole number from which we have rcjtnrts on this subject?is $11,470 li'j, verifying the statement* of former vear?. that more than 40 j>er rent on th- mount appropriated in aid of feeble rhurchcrs, is paid back hr tin in. during the year, into the different channels of christian benevolence. The balance in the treasury, it the date of the l**f report, was $2,107,7!); and ther:* hav? since he# n receive I $92,103,04?making th?*^resource* of thf year $ 0,291,13. The amount due to missionaries at thr beginning of the year, was $!(?. 100.63; and there liavc since become du $9fi.W9,3ir? inahin ' tin* liabilities of the society for the year. $107,036,89. Of this *um $*)1,309,11 have h-en paid. The remainder. $12,781i,76 is still due t > th>- lal?or*r* wlv> have performed their seivice, and towards ca icelling which,,llnue remain* iu the treasury a b. lance ofotd> SWI.&i. The reedftt, it m reports ' - v - i0,36 cvrtter thin th of the preceding year. This i* but a small advance, compared with what the Committee hoped, at the hegimiin;,' of the vimi. to be able to report?compared with what they then stated -e no d t??f h m to be the l? ?>f, wliirh, in view of the urgent n?c?s ifie* of the cau.e, they ought to ask of the churches of ( 11 ?c. The receipt* of th* first four u* >uths of the >?*ar# n .It.' . .i ..... .1 ... . i i ... '.e trfgry r- % ii train 11 durinf hoi i . I .. , ! t ' .1'':, 11.11 ; i 11 r"i noc uvi bo the , i itluiof the t re din ytir, actually fell b< low ttiem; 10 (hit tne wholr unouDt n* cjivid, lu i.u tin . . from I coutriliici < hurrhea, it; ia??t quite equal to that reported at the lu.-t amove rsar\. Th in -i.ii' ir n\. d hi ; i 111 n ofl i if. daring the ] u 11 * It 113 12, exceeding it it in unt n < ei i?>i from similar o the preceding year, b> 37.837,23. We enter upon a new year with an increased amount? I already due to die inniiiniiriri^with an kiCfca?ad amount?$33 136,63- of pledges to be redeemed? with a hundred ami one in ?re inisdoruarie* in the fi-ld to he sustained?with a w.?rk b-fore us, greatly augmented by whir w- have failed the (0?t year to do. and by the rapidity with which it every >ear grow? upon our hind?. The report proceeds to s|>eak of the auxiliaries and agencies of the Society, as being, in general, in a nourishing condition, and as basing made gratifying advances in missionary operations during the war. The principal of tht^e auxiliaries are the \lnine, MuiWichusetts. New llaiiip.-hire, Vermont, and Connecticut Missionary Societies; tin- I'hiladelphni II. M. S.; the Central and Western Agencies in Cincinnati!, ?.Vc. The reports from the auxiliaries in the Western States spoke very emphatically rcHpecling the di sastrous commercial failures there, as having been felt by them, and also referred in very expressive language to the greatly increasing amount of Papal agaression. The report concluded by enforcing on the society the duty of increased exertions which were mi(?erntively demanded by the present aspect of the times A piece of music was then sung by the pretty girls of the choir. The Rev. C. D. Al.i.r.s of Albmv fh.n ro.e to more the aJo| lioii of ih? Re]on., lie .unureil ihe audience, thil although hi. ?? " ssnoum . <1 in the orJei of eierri*.., >. I he o.. ?Crd (he 0U1 e of another, ajul hvl only a ?ery short tone In-fore en called on lo athlre.t thent. He trtt.ti-d thai aotild he deenied an apology for hi. fee|#|r aileocart of . caute nliuli ? w very tl-ar to liii h- art. He had been oblicrii t-> a lore for Home Mimioiu. Kuly in thvomut* of hi* college atudiea I hi* lu art wriit out to di*iant heathen lands a* the icfnf of hi* labor* ; but circumstance* pre rented tint, and his mind tht-n fastened with p? < nli-r engrnc** on the field occupied bv this *otfiety; and tlroujfh prevented from entering it too,still lie loved if, and felt and believed that no minister without auch a love and re* guJ liif the ?e itk-irlin could In* in heart what h?- ought to lie. With Paul, a truly derr ted unn would cn from houat to bona* Ireaccehin* men to he reconciled to ('brut. The preacher should then be always a Missionary. There were mm in In* iwn (aitonl charge 7 or 8 young id? u preparing for the ifttnUtry; in'i iuh d to devote them*' Ire* to the foreign>' IV Id. H- '.till felt a dr^priiinjr intftfil in this cause, and *.i far aa V?i.s influence went, in <? directing young men to tin* work, he Would etert it. The Home Mifionsry work lie regard d a? his own work. Though not commissioned by the aortety, still he felt a* aolemnlv h..nod to promote its interests a* iflre were, if* looked on all if. ag< nt* a* hut brethren. and -.'reaped them in the arms of his sympathy as fellow .laborers. The report spoke for itself in language sufficiently e*pr? ?>ive ; and he would W tali it to he not only circulated, hut read throughout all the Saurrh- s. Bnt that could not be done bv any resolution, and lie rouId not help regretting inost sincerely that *neh report* ?r. re to g? lie rail V cast a tide unpenned. They needed, aa milslatera, who would wo hand In hstrd with this *oHet\ , or any >ther of kimln d obji rufto 1h* thoroughly acquainted with all details of it* rei? ?rt?. The res. gi iilt* man went onto iinb"e*s on his clerical brethren th dut> of rme%ed exerti n* Ii hi* hallowed fa rate, and r? ad a rather severe Iftsntl lo many of he in, whom he represe nt< d as rither deficient thcnaaclsi* in hety, and holiiae*?of I wart and life. Kvcrv piutor show Id he a uistionary in hi* own hoauc?hi* chnn-iWhit town or ailla.i ? RK H 10RMING, MAY 13, 1842.

whereiu I'rov ideiioe placed hiui. To promote such a spirit the Report i i Imirsbh idapt d ma n re fore, he would eai iiltiily press id (ircttlatiou and |M rual. The Il? v. Mr. C i.arki: of Stoekbridge, Mam. seconded the resolution. lit* said he liad heard a great deal about tract* Hid colport'ige, but our of then- mis*ionaiic* hod done more lor the rtToimttiou of the inebriate than all the tracts ever united, on iliH comment. Wiiat tbey wanted, was plenty of good h*mr missionary >. But h* would uot del liu tU. me< tins, for lie thought there were two rule* which all the speaker* at these meeting* diould follow?tin: fir.1t wa.? that they should uot get \ up unleti th?-\ had got snniethiuft to &ay, and second, that tliev < mould atop when thev had told all they hul got to say. (Laugh- I t? r and applause.) II concluded by wcoiiding the motion, ( which was universally adopted. Tlie Rev. G. II. Li oi.ow, ol Pougiiket psie^ then moved that I it be resolved, Tliat the divine interposition, in behalf of this I ? f". 1' mi. * pot vea re been so manifest, a* to call fbi ( 4|M*cia) interposition and praise." The Rev. griitkrinau, in *u|e oorting this resolution, t|H>ke of the speculation mania which ' had possessed the people of this land, ami described the w reck I and ruin which followed* The pre,?ure of that liii.utruip time . had been felt by the Irciievident soci-ties, and they would have bfeii annihilated il the Lord Jesus Christ had not interposed, opened the windows of heaven, and poun d down prosperity 1 upon thrin. \V.n there the 11 no reason for devout thanklulue** | ill the*.- thing* ' I uiv ersal b uikruptcy prevailed;?bauks were hr?>l<?-n?State* repudiating?but Missionary Societies in good ' credit. Why / Because the silver and the gold were the Lord's. Men who h id no eye of faith and could not look beyond second cause*, could l?ot explain the rati?e of these thing*. But the C'luisliall can iu all movement* iu society witness the hand of 111in who gnid.-'i alike tin- invisible atom which Boats in ether, | aid th.- planet which rolls in the innMuity of apact* ll? n?- i tcrft r d and blasted all the schemes of money-m iking which ] in ad< th? nation inad.antf turned away the heart* ol Christian* | from then God. And would not that society re cognize that AJnpght) ind wi lull ^working God ' It si? m I i itim that in< - 1 ill* lit that they could apply to associated bodies, as well n? to in- 1 dividual*, the promise given of old to those who put their trust < in G ?d. i The resolution was seconded and unanimous!) adopted. A:i??ther i'lcee of music was then ch.muled b* .Pitifully he the beautiful choiiMera, whose performances finely relieved the other exercises of the occasion. 1 The He v. Dr. r.vHKK of Philadelphia linn rose and offered the ' following resolution : ; " Revolved, that the state of our own country slid tlie Work of j evangelixitig the whole world demand a new impulse iu the cfUM of Home, Missions." Iu framing this resolution he felt a little doubt about one word ?that was " impul* It sometimes implied unsteadiness and impulsive movements were not generally regarded with favor. ' Hut lie trusted he could make it all appear perfectly orthinlox. i 'flip population of this laud, were I tying the foundation of the great temple to liberty and Go I, now b ang erected in tin* conn- j try; an infant ol to-day, if he live* to three score and ten, will live to see 1..I million* 111' 1 speaking one tongue and itiliucuced by tin- literature ami .eieiice in tli-it I indulge. A jH', too, that will jiuMOM great wealth. There may l?* ebbing* ami ilowntg* of commercial prosperity, but llu* resources of the country were ??!' ni b i c l? uictrr .ls to \ warrant the expectation of al most incalculable wealth. Abe uly their commerce h oi its waving llu* ou ever;, shore. but what would if he at that no very distant day t To art in this, men of ' mind may be fairly csteenird doing tin* h ill of the work of the 1 Worlds regeneration. What then wai the importance of this Home Million when acting on ?u<:h material* ? What was the material to he acted on now ? Something more than depravity ?ruere ungodliness?there were principle# whose bearing ami iftiluenee w? re most disastrous on the best interests of no n.? And that a hurtle il the most impressive admonition to continued and redoubled eliort. lie described tin* destitute state of the Western part of the State of New York, at the peiiod when his lather tn*t settled there with reipird to religion* instruction. The cominuuity seemed going down to heathenism, but there was still some good p.ittcipl' and whru 1 ristiau teachers came amongst them, hey were welcomed and the people awakened from that sirvp of sin and death, and God'? blessru, renovating, sane- ' ttfyitig light buiit upon them. There w as a smerjuihility en- 1 gendered by the char ictcr of tin* institutions whieli led to this j reaction. Dr. I*, narrated an interesting anecdote of a y??uiu; j man who went to Louisiana, an infidel, tninkin' as he said, lie would be h great man. ami put down hundreds of wi ;c iimn. But the young inan'? brother took him asid.*, and said." Oh! 1 you inay atop this, for we h ive many here from the land of the Pilgrim*, aud you w ill not make anything bv y our smattering i ol infldeljtv here!" And .v? it was; the gospel had been c trried i there by that H)inc Minion. The same g?*?d inllueuce t was brought to act on Popery. Twenty year* ago, the host w.i# carried through the street* in New Orleans, and that man would have lieen iun through who would { not have knelt as it passed; but now the ho^t was never seen 1 in the streets at all. Popery had there lost its power. \ B (Dr. P) reft rred to this in a kind spirit, tor he thought in too i many curs the language ami manner of apt akiug on thi * subject were calculated to eicite any thing hut Christian h- lings in the breasts of Protestant*. Dr. P. related several anecdotes illustrative of the growiug triumphs of the Home Mission and Tract aud Suudav School Societies over the errors of Catholicism. lie referred to these things to show that there were imlor the gospel which that society should aid and encourage. The American Missionary was inorc favored ami more | highly educated than those of Kuropcan association#, who sent out only second or third rate men. The American Missionaries were received into the very tirst circles of society ; but the Eu- 1 ropean Missionaries were set down with shop-keepers (! !) and ' Were not noticed at all by u ival and army officer*, and ladies and gentlemen travelling abroad in the 1 oids where the Missionaries were stV.ieurJ. (These curious sfal# no uU seemed ] to tickle the audience a good deal.) The levereuJ gentleman concluded by eloquently pressing on the meeting the doty; of carrying into eliect the admonition conveyed iu the resolution. The motion was then seconded and adopted. Al'ler music and the benediction the meeting separated. Tht'Crenl Fourth Act of the Annual RoII^IousDi'ama In the City of New York?The !illth Anniversary of the Bible Society? * Another Great Gathering at the Tabernacle* \VV hari nnfahprcmm.lnr on.l * tlit* Tabernacle yesterday. The body of the building presented pretty ntuch the same scene that it did on Wednesday; that is, it was literally (illed with females?but they were much older than those who attended the Tract Society meeting. The young und handsour* females present on Wednesday looked like tract distributors ; the ladies present to-day looked more like bible distributors ; and what was a little singular, a very large propor tion of those present were evidently widows, being clad in deep mourning. And intermingled with this immense mass of women there were not twenty men in all. Tlte crowd was not near so great as at the Tract Society meeting; die scats in the gallery were only two thirds filled ; and there were very few persons in the seats under the galleries. The attendance of clergymen was very slim compared to former years; and when the officers of the society entered and took their seats, the remainder of the seats on the platform were not half full. Many clergymen came in, however, quite late, and of course had to make a great fuss in getting to a seat, rather than take a seat in the lowest places under the galleries. All this should he corrected. < 'n the platform were Dr. Brownleo, the president of Yale College, Mr. Frelinghuyscn, Dr. Bethuue, the Ne-torian Bishop, Mar Yuhiinnan, and the Persian Missionary, Mr. Perkins. The Bishop, with his unique dress, and majestic heard, was, as usual, quite u lion, and its lie sat close to the front of the platform, he was an object of considerable interest to the ladies, and not a little to the men. lie wore , his turban, formed of a large shawl twisted round Ins head with it large tail of red cloth behind. The Chair was taken by John Cotton Smith, presid ait of the Society, und lie was supported by some J si < <?r ciaht of the Vice Presidents. , The following was the order of exercises. The meeting was opened at ten o'clock precisely 1 by the reading of the third chapter of the Epistle to ] tin* Hebrews by the Kev. Dr. Lvell. , The President of the society, John Cotton Smith, r of Sharon, Connecticut, read an address, which it j was impossible far the reporters to hear, as their i table was u long way behind the siieaker, und he ? uddressed the audience in a low tone ot voice. 1 Mr. llvnt* read an abstract of the Treasurer's re- * pott, which stuted tliut there was a balance of of ?531.41 due to the Treasurer at the commencement of the year; that tlvt ??ti>ciid;tiire bud been $1X1,64!) . 70. and receipts $134,367;04, leaving a balance due to the Treasurer of 1 a.. . -.1 !... - < ? on aimuaii <;i iu- 111111.1^11 pii-j'Ull WUN r*MU l?_V ? Mr. Biniiju*i, from which it appeared that during ? the pant year two vice-president*" and one manner ' have died. TV-re have hern 42 life director* and * upwards ol 500 life members added. There have J also been 67 new auxiliary societies, one of which is in Texas, and another in the Sandwich Island*, , added to the society. The receipt* of the society exceed those 0f the previous year by $15, 406, ni- \ though the depressed state of business, and Inch J rate of exchange, had rendered remittances dini- ' cult, the affair* of tlie society were most eneou- 1 raising. The number of bibles and testaments I print d was 276.000, an increase over last year of ItM.OOt). The number issued was 237,000, an increase of 106,001). The total number issued since the formation of the society wns :t,052.000. s large proportion ol which iiad gone to the new Mtnfe* in the West. The library <?l the society consists of upwards of lOOO volumes of valuable works, and includes one t.siin copy of the Scriptures, printed in the year 1176, shortly nfier the discovery of printing. It also contained nine bildcs older than the edition of King James printed in 1611. Most of these volumes have been benefactions and bequest* to the society. Stereotype plates have likewise been cast of the whole of the New Testament and Hook of Psnlntsfor the printing of books lor the use of the blind. ' he lite members are allowed two copies of the Scripture* nnnnally for distribution, and the lite directors fi\e for the same purpose The society has employ*! ten travelling agents durim' 'he whole year, .aid four others for a part of the ^ear. To Maine 8,000 1 lible*and Testaments have been sent, and $2,012 received. 'To Vermont S.OttO volumes sent, and ?'2,004 received. To Connecticut, 4,700 volumes, ? i,n,| $6,001 received. To Xew-York, 94,000 voliimes aijd $67,000 received. To 4 >liio, 28,000 voliiws, $8,t*)U received. To Indian > 13,000 volumes, |?M0'received. To Michigan 6.00ft volumes, $610 received, niul other states in similar |>ri>|Nirtions. The society ba* received coiitri^pt^yiw from socic [ERA ties abroad, in Texan, the Cherokee*, in the West India Islands, m Havre, France, in Smyrna, in India, in Western Africa, in the Sandwich'Islands and other places. Money lias heen granted in th. following proportions, in aid of punting bibl< subroad. To France, Spain and Switzerland, S'1500 ; Belgium StltHX) : Russia #21*10; Greece, l'er-ia, Turkey, Arc. S'10,000, Madras 2UU0,Texas and ^punish America 2000,and in all thcsocictyiha* appropriated S.V2 700 in litis war. The directors had anticipated that the receipt* of the society would have enabled tliein to >ay all these, but #'3),till only has been paid in difvr'cnt proportions among them, leaving more than ane half unpaid. This has been occasioned by the receipts of the last half year not having equalled those of the first half, instead of exceeding, as it generally does, and the directors had anticipated it would. The report concludes by the expression of t!l> gratification ol the inaiiaiiers thai ?ai inneli [mil been done, but regretted they had not been able to perform more. The President then introduced the llev. T>r. IlA'STHIJltN, w)lOH|>oke !IH tollowH: I l ite for the purpose of moving the adoption of the Reports, an abstract of which you huvo heard reml, and that t lie printed ami circulated under the direction ot the Board ot Manager*, i will not begin by making any n|?lugy relative to my hav ing to address \ uu, or by expresshug a u iih that it bad fallen into alder hands than mine to move this resolution. I am glad of the opportunity atford"d me of rising and addressing a few words to this august lsxembly. I am gla.1 of the opportunity 1 have of expressing the unaltered attachment I have felt to [Ins institution, the llihlc Society , ever since it vv as foundL-d. Iliad the high and blessed privilege of standing on lie platform and addressing the Society when quite a youth, and soon after 1 had received ordiiiutioii into holy irdi-rs from the hands of the bishop of my church. Now, with the lapse of years, I stand lielmi; you again to assure run that my attachmont and confidence is strengthened with even year that passe*. Truly, 1 do seem to love lie Bible Society more and more every y cur of its existsace, anil unless, indeed, there should lie some indications ?but the possibility of which I doubt?of unsoundness in ihe principles on which it is founded appear, I shall perserere, and shall continue to give my confidence and sup. port to this noble charity to the latest moment of my hie. I think all < christians, and till protestunts ought to love the Bible Society. The fact of its existence gives prnmittunce to the great prutcstant principle thut the Uihlo is the sole rind only- rule of practice for man. Where u Christian goes forth in this blessed work, he has the assurance ol this hook, which we believe we hav c good authority for believing to be the word of God, that God has put therein rob s to guide man to what they should believe and do. It contains all that is bindingon the human conscience. It is our all and in all. In these days, Mr. I'rciideut. w hen it is the fashion to place that revaience we are bound tq pay to the volume of inspiration lower than we have been ueetistutiiod to pay since the great Reformation?it seems of much more importance that sueh institutions as tit's should exist throughout the world, and that the principles on w hirh it is formed should be brought forvv ard. As an Episcopalian, sir. I feel an immeasurable depth ot ibligaticiu to this society, which is spreading the principles contained in the 39th article of my beloved church, tad which is, that the holy script urn contains nil that is accessary to the salvation of man, and that whatever is tot Contained in them is not requisite to the salvation of nan. (Applause.) Mr. President, another ground why We should love the Bible Society, is because it docs not online the circulation of that blessed volume to any one :btireh, and by this union of .Christians we can accomplish no results which could not lie accomplished by nn\ single-handed influence w hatever. Just let his audience all to mind the vast results which have been accomplishM bv the Bible Society ill the ;o years since its ftrn establishment. Can j on conceive, by any possibility, that any single-handed effort and isolated attempts could have jrcom pusneu or ornugni io ]>uks sum vast results ? i just i'Sst inv eye ov i;r the southern portion ol this vast cm iiicnt, then over the northern portion, travcrs. tin an anil extend my view over tin'face of 1 rope ! tin Tost expanse ot Asia, look at tli ?*\:< >: llunsia, view tli" vast plains ol i. > i wi'j. tin most K'niitiful anil interesting s of tie eirth, and yet the inhabitants m o the lowest depths of degradation, both tm> and spiritual, mil then view the extensive and nun "its Islands of tin West, and I ask myself, I n-k v mid voti without Union, union u hieh is strength might, and power, have accomplished the vast results ? lithe Society bus done I There are times when one thought will cross my inind and take strong hold?and perlia]* it is the ease with But 1 have often thought when at anniversaries like this, what would those Martyrs of blessed memory, who Were burnt at the stake for maintaining the truths by Which wu benefit?what would these .Martyrs have felt, could they have been gifted with the power of looking thtough the successive centuries and seen the distribution of the volume which contains Klernal Life, by the means ol this Society. This, Mr. 1'rosidcnt, was the greut object of those Reformers. It was to put the Bible in the hauds of the people in their native tongue. Luther said he should toil in vain, his labors were nought until he had translated the Bible nhil placed it in the bunds of the common people as a weapon from the armory of God. Wicklitl'e said he had done nothing till he had translated the Bible. And the utmost that these great men eould do would lie to spread the Bible within the narrow limits ol their own countrv. And oh ! how often must their noble minils have wandered with anxiety to other climes and to other nation s. But to comeback to the idea with wliic h I started, I say, how would those great und noble men have felt if they Could have lookw I down aid have hailed with gratitude if they could see it, the effects which by union, by the iiguucy of translators, by the complicated and vast yet simple machinery of this society lime been accomplished, that it lias carried to every clime and to every shore the blessed gospel of Christ, I am thankful Mr. President, that there lias been no diininution'in the confidence reposed in the principles of this institution hv the concourse assembled and the whole world. In Kngland there is a parallel ins itution. I was pleased to learn that although they had from causes which prevailed there Imt'not here, lost some member! belonging to the Church of Kngland, v et their lo?s bad been more than made up by accessions from the Church of Kngland. I am glial to perceive from the rri>ort which has been read thnt notwithstanding the storm w hich has sw ept over the commercial horizon, the receipts have been larger than they were the preculing year. I wish also the audience to attend to the f.tct that the auxiliaries?the right arm ol the Institution, nre three fold more numerous tliun they were lust year. It looks like increased confidence In this'Society. What can wodeduce from Uiis I that the Society is likely to perish I The Bible Society never can perish!? It is too God-like ! No Society v hich spreads the word ol God ran perish ! We may, sir, I think, reasonably look forw ard that on this institution w ill he rained dow n smiles from heaven, and the crown of benediction. 1 conclude by moving the adoption of this resolution :? Kc?olvcil, That the report, an abstrnrt of which hut been road be printed and circulated under the direction oi the managers. Mr. Bri HASAN, the British f'ousul, rose and taid?It is quite unexpected that I stand here, and have the honor to address you. It was not notilied to me before mv arrival, tli at I should be privileged to second this resolution. I w ill merely diri-et the attention of the meeting to the litenil fulfilment of prophecy. It has been said. I w ill make the dumb to speak, and the blind to see. And surely, ncHording to the rejiort, we lind that the blind do read the word of God. I second. Sir, the adoption of the resolution a hich has been read. The resolution was then put, and carried unanimously. Dr. Kain rose and said I might, Sir, proceed to make ipologics to you. I might say that 1 was unaccustomed o public speaking; I might say that it ui not two hours linre 1 v, as informed I was to nddri >s this august audience, rius society commenced in ISOI; since then, a w hole golerntion has passod away. True, there are persons in the X'orld who then existed, but the number of deaths since hat time hus equalled the population of the whole vorld. If the population of the world is MM nillions, then has that number passed into the iresence of their maker. How thrilling must tie the ilea that we must stand before our Maker with these KX) nillions face to face. How thrilling w ill tie the quesion, v but li.'ist thou doim tr? make this inn-. 11.1, . . i his child know the Bible' Let u* ask lm? much the liMe Society hu (lone for the education of this generaion ? All the Bihle Societies in the world have elrrulatd 20 millions ol Bibles. Suppose one Rihlu to serve fire rrnon*. we have then 100 million* supplied; but there ire 7IM1 miliums ".ill who desire th* word oftlod ! us ook at our ow n country. What are the exertion* of this ociety ? Our population lis* doubled sinre the formation il the. society , or there has* lit en added aim- millions to t. and the population now amounts to 17 millions. Our ociety hu circulated upwards of three million* of vidimus throughout tho world. Suppose two million, of lie*e areeiruuluted III our country. What o sin-ill proKirtion ! What an inadequate supply ! Let me how erer, lireet your attention to this important consideration. There is n large proportion of our population in thegrc-it iVrtt. At least *ix million* within the lait IS to 20 or -."J rear* hive t>een added to the western slates. If you give one iihle lur evert six person* they will require one million if volumes in the.e western States I'ioi-iM) a Imgr pinairtion are circulated in the western States, hiu what a urge proportion must remain 'Unsatisfied, anil it i* in the no?t deintu'e portion* that the b ast has been done for j apply I am a native of the win and shall not therefore ? *np[io?edof?|ieakingot U in any disparaging manner. ,et u* look at the nrogres* of these Statue, and weihall nd it I* from bad*o worm. I lately vltlted the nlare of M nativity, and I found a great change there. I looked if the leg house in which I was horn; it wn* removed and new brick edifice occupied it* place; I looked for the .aving trends where I hod worked with my father, an 1 nind it rnt dow n and a flourishing farm occupying its lace I took n horse nnd nelu to the meeting bouse, w bere used to w orship I?od, for w In n I was a child my father id the family used io ride on horseback to the log home hich hod been erected five milm from home. It had sne, and Uierewa* a hrick edifice in its place. The ream w hirh flowed from tha rock *tiil gilded ill the rjmc ace, but the venerable tree* which used to overshadow ie building where I worshipped had been removed; 1 inii ed for those who used to worship with me, the pioneers the .vest wha had shown their love fnrtiod by crcrtg that log meeting hoime?they slept with their ther*?they had gone to their rest? I inquired for their ins and their children. Home hud gone west, others ?d grown up, and become rlfircn* of this country, but icir characters were not equal to those whose places ley occupied, the pioneers of the w ihlernesa. True they new more aiiout politic*, but what ? ?' tlmir mora! rhatrier 1 I am sorry to say it w as far beneath that of their itliem, and their children are growing up without that eight of religious instrurtion felt hv the < lirislians who uindsvtthe west Then- i*. however, something in the liaracti r of the w estern men w hich give* encourage- i LD Price Two Cents. moot to the t irculatioti ot the Bible among them. I ?h uld like to tee an) one tell the western men tin ) -in ul<l uot read the Bible. II anyone dared to do ao, it v old he an invitation to him to read it. There 1a an w<v<-ndeitee about him which would lead him to read the bible, or any other Imnk ff unv nercon or nn..rl .?. v !.?< ever hi' might bf, should (lure to Mi)'he should not, or in i!?t nut i'i-tul it. We must consider, too, thut in years, this 1? millions of population will be douldod, and u great tiortion ot this w ill ine\ itably 1?' in the w eat. I conclude, i*ir, by moving the adoption of this resolution. Resolved, 1 hut the systematic examination and supply of destitute luuiilies now so happily going forw ard within the hounds of roiiny ol the auxiliaries, ought to bo extended to every portion of our country , and puiticularlv to our new States and Territories. The resolution s as seconded and adopted unanimously. J. 1 itoxirsov hs(|. then moved the third resolution, Ho Iclt his utter inability to sup|iort it us it should be. Ho had never hetoie tieen present on sui li an occasion. Ho had almost literally come dow n from the sheep fold to sou the camp of Israel, and he rejoieed that, unlike David, ho fuund the tioliuh on the side of the l.ord. Here are the religious chivalry of youth, ami the smiling eve of womou. Through your crowded gates hud daily flowed the tide of mi excited population, but not to sou the agonies of the gladiator, unr weep over somo ideal trugixly, hut to weep over the tragedy of a perishing world. Who could doubt the. ultimate restoration of the world, when he saw there the spirit of lip- Hebrew hosts, and the Konian games, and the Knglish chiv airy enlisted in the cause of God ! lint the resolution put into his hand referred particularly to the young and n-iug hopes ol the Christian world. No effort w as too arduous lor parental affect ion, and when the parental heart was softened and sunctiliod, with w hnt fervor w on Id it pray thut God w ould he the God of his offspring. Where was the mail whose heart thrilled not viitli sympathy for his child ? Natural affection impelled man to w orn his children to slinn evil and seek good.and ci cry man tried o instil into the minds of his offspring tlielanli, true or fulse, which he himself professed. The resolution Rated that this disposition to inukr the ffihle a school-hook w us growing. Glorious truth ! Anil what hook so fitted to leach the youthful mind and elevate ail its affections. If the lightsome spirit of youth is mellowed and ulaiuod when it meet s the shade of death- when it stands ubout the sepulchre of departed worth?shall they not more fully own thut influence w lien they como to the llolv Hook ' Were they ambitious ol mere worldly nw now n 1 It was true their own experience might soon teacli tlinii the futility of such hopes. It w as the llilile that was crowded with the names of poets, warriors and philosophers, crowned w ith a radiance lur more calculated to attract the youthful admiration ilian nil the Gods of profane history. Geology?sceptical geology, went into the tisuurcof the rock, but she returned a believer with the mammoth bones in her hands. And so infidel astronomy gu/.ed into the heavens with unbelief, hut the camo hack to earth a believer, seeing every where the tracery of au Almighty hand 1 It has been remarked thut education merely of the intellectual powers left the work more than half undone. An early and constant acquaintance w ith the Bible alone effected the proper tram nig. Hut leaving thut nsptx't of the subject, he would glance for a moment at its social ami |*>litieul hearings. All the tender amenities of social lilt- welled out (from tfin Hook of God. The Hihic corrected all that mock sentimentality thut wept over thr sufferings of some fanciful Dcsdeniona. (Applause.) Again, it hud been well said that all this great confederacy ol States had been based on man's ability for self-government. Now , he need not remark that if the people are uneducated in the truths of the ltible, they must soon become so corrupt and so trodden down by demagoguism, that the very pillars of the State would totter to their ruin. When trtid was excluded, every star in their flag would pall and lade, political ambition might extenuate, but as then w as a God in Ilea ven, punishment would overtake those who despised the boon of Heaven. Would to God that this truth wcru written every where, that the only guarantee of America's stability w as in the Christian teligion. (Applause.) Ami if a disposition (o admit that truth w as apparent, then should uot that society?should not every mau who loved God, la' up Bud doing I Tin- motion was .seconded by John Tappan, Esq., if i' -tun. lii'v. K. M I. x ii ax, of Cincinnati, rose to move the four resolution, and spoke as follows:?If a stranger. Sir, j'i'.t orri'. el in your city, would ask me what object It < II1U" VII .111 ? III lay VI uuenuou, " OUU1 i point to > our long line of shipping?your 1 eautifu) Battery?your magnificent buildings?the many evidences of that trade w hich centres in your city?the countless thousands that throne your never vacant Broadway / No, not to these, though well worthy ol attention. / would ask him to turn wnh me, and contemplate a scene of moral grandeur. And it is here, in this room, and iu the present assembly, that I find that object which is, of all others, most deserv ing of attention?most interesting?morally sublime to me, is the prosent scene! Here we are met in Christian charily ami concord?met to promote the common cause ol truth ami G<i.l, urnl this union presents a record known and read of all men. And here 1 ant painfully reminded of one who was sent by us as a legate to a distant land to tell of our success. With joy he entered on his embassage, but n pleased Ood to take him n prepared ambassador to heaven. On the stormy sea he perished; how, we know not. Hut not before an earthly and crowded audience m Exeter Hail docs he now stand, but before, the audience of thu first tarm in heaven. And with w hat Joy lias lus intelligence been received in heaven I But-ir, lor what hits we associated to-day ! To celebrate the i.nniwr tv of u Society whose only object is 'o dnoeii butt >l.e or.: of God throughout the w orld without nol?or comment, 'f ho resolution entrusted to me supposes that succc.-s heu marked hitherto youretlorts. But upon w hat part of tho world's history "shall I fasten for proof of this. Every where the evidence rises around us. '1 he success w hicli we claim for the Bible is ow ing to the promise of Him w ho gave it, that it will not return to him void, hut accomplish that v. hereunto he sent it,and that is the regeneration of the world. And to estimate the progress of the gospel we must go farther than the easual or sceptical observer. Ile must go to its first annunciation by Jesus of Nazareth, and trace its onw ard ami triumphant progress throughout all succeeding ages, and in every luml, doKpitc of every obstacle and every opposition. "Thcso things are marvellous in our eves." It is the doing ol tho Lorii, Behold that pale Monk reading the Bible in his lonely cell, but he is destined soon to strike a light w hose fires will never be extinguished. It fills all Europe, and it has given to us a continent ol freemen. And, sir, you are connected by your honored name, with those w ho by faith impelled and freedom fired, crossed tin mighty deep and laid the foundation of this vast Republic. And they brought with them tbc Bible, and its spirit has taken deep root in our land. And, sir, if u e u oulil see the sumn success attend our Republic, which has hitherto shone upon it, we must remain firm and steadfast in our attachment to the Bible, and the God of the Bilde. But will any onti say these are hut the i fleets of civilization and refinement, and the cultivation of the irs ami Silences I If so, are these more successfully cultiv ated amongst us than among the Romans in the days at her imperial greatness. But w here were then the temples of benevolence?w here thu hospitals, alm-hou-es, and refuges of distressis! and sutler ing poverty ? Tliey were not, because the Christian religion was not. But change the scene and come to almost any city of this confederacy , ami see the evidence every where 'apparent of the workings of Christian benevolence. Here the Rev. speaker referred in eloquent teims to thu several benevolent institutions of Boston.) And whataio these/ The victories of the Son ol trod-these the triumphs of the rrossnf Christ ! The In st influence of tho Bible, sir, will be fully revealed only in eternity. And, bow in[K>rtnut in this light does the ' object , n sent itself tiefore us that this tiook w ill becor O a bo h ol ins'iuetlon in the common schools of our country. Every lovedof his country?the day lis gone by w hen w hen u e should eonconl the tact?not only the good and pious of ever* denomination, but ever^ patiriot should look ^well .WW... ...aww., u?.. ...... .. .U<l J. .... "1. y . ??Bl lib1, been Hunt- by this lociety in tli<' short period of twenty .six ycur*? Wlien its founder* first met, what wouldhave been sh><] of him w ho would have predicted such success as thnt which had already crowned their efforts I In the first year of the existence ol the society, totst copies of the Bible were printed?ln?t y ear there w er? iaaiied by the nociety 940,000 coplea?and within the la*t tw enty -six y ears the number ol eopiea published ho* tieen upwards of three million*. The Rev. gentleman then went on to speak of the value and anpreme excellence of the Bible, and related an interesting Anecdote of a young man who Imd hern converted by it at sen, when journeying for hi* health. He had been highly educated, but wax ignorant of thai. Belore sailing he bed seleelod a package of novel* and magariiies to read on hit voyage, hut his mother hnd, u a known to him, stthstitutad for them the Bible. He then "poke of the cry which he had frequently mot of " hard time*,'' when toliriting aid for the Society, for he belonged to that unfortunate clan of men w hove epitaph* w are w ritten lieiorn th?y were dead?the begging agenta, (a laugh.) But in hit humble opinion, "hard times" were the verv times when the Oespelof Ood mo?t flourished. " Hard times Oh ! christian mother, w hen you imprinted the lost kis? on that lovely habe w hich you ycaterday committed totho silent tomb, (lid you not listen to the word* of consolation from the minister of peace? Did he not repeat the , blessed word*, " 1 am the resurrection and the life f? [ When jour husband pillowed hi*dying head on vour bosom?When adveiiity howl.xl around your dw elling, oh ' did you not seek auil find aupport in the hottr?of trial I in the words of Mim who spake as never man snake ? But ah ! that mother w-ho consign* her babe, a* fondly t>elov ed as thine, to the dark flanges, has no auch i. source? and will you, a* you hear the shriek of thai drowning bulie, ery out "hard times! hard times!" Will you hear oiimoved the prayer* of tho?e mangled victims ot error w h i In- it re wed in the path of that nlol-car I \iirnecjl We travel to far. In the pleasant valley of the Mi?iis?rpp|, on the hanks of many a *milirg river, are cottages in which the blessed hook ol Hod is not to be found. Oh ! let nut be*' cell you to ?ui>poct the Bible cause, and in to tie In g vou will avipport all. 1 am n Methodist, sir. and I love the church w ith which 1 im connected- and I hixo Kplsropalianism, and my father* were nurtured in it anil I love Prrabyterianlsm, and I waa educated in her bull*?and I love every tim thnt linn ( hrist in it and the gloiy of Ood a* it* polar ?tar ; (great applause , hut. *ir, none of them do I love to dearly as I do this SIM'cau?e. And what a wide field ia yet to be open pi '-d ' We hear much about the "dear people," And if the dear people" were attended properly, tliejr would have the Bibla. I would particularly direct your attention, ur to the Herman population of this rountfy a? having |?"cultar eltiims upon your attention. They uill receive the Bible- They are anxioua for it. In Cinein nati, Sir. out of 00.000 inhabitant*, 19,000 are Herman*.? They came from their home* of dkrknea* and despotism, w here they havo rot the Bible. Will w e not give It to them ' And.etr, the good work I" advancing amongst them. Wc have now in rlnrinnnti a Oenrfn i aper, raile?l the "t hriatinn," a libd t?y a i!r-t'ian. And, Sir, he ia thv moat accomplished msn on this f ootinent.? He taught some time attWe*t 1'otni, hut fell under the cj'tt of