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OUR HOME BAZAAR.

rections, the liberality of friends exhibited on “This is my beloved Son, in whom I am

this occasion was even more marked than in The Bazaar at the Home was opened Dec.

well pleased."

would fain find some 14th. The tables were well-filled and pre

To us the voice from Sinai still speaks in new and stronger terms than come to mind thunder-tones ; its commands are plainly sented a most beautiful display of articles contributed. It was really a feast to the in which to express our thanks.

written in our memories, are they as plainly eye to observe the many varied specimens nevolent objects were in progress at the same

Owing to the fact that several fairs for be- acted out in our lives? Many of us have

entered into covenant with God, do we faithof skill and taste, the rich fruits of the cheerful industry of spare hours through summer

time, smaller returns are expected than fully keep that covenant in spirit as well as and autumn.

otherwise. As we noticed them once and

But should a thousand dollars form ? The law, proclaimed amid thunders again, we thought, surely the store house of

be realized after expenses are deducted, the aud lightnings, came by Moses ; grace and Nature and Art must have been explored for

labor bestowed will be amply compensated. truth, heralded by angels singing the sweet materials, and invention tasked to the utmost

Among the pleasant sights occurring daily chorus, “Glory to God in the highest and on so to use them that the finished workmanship

at three and half.past seven o'clock P. M., earth peace, good will toward men,” came might be " a thing of beauty."

was that of a group of smiling, well-behaved by Jesus Christ, who summed up the com

little ones upon the platform, whose sweet mandments thus, “Thou shalt love the Lord The self-denying energy exhibited by

songs filled the hall with melody. Such with all thy heart and thy neighbor as thy. several of those who have long been abund.

sentiments as the following, uttered by their self." By His blessed example making more ant in labors elsewhere, is most worthy of tiny voices, were a pleasant reminder of the potent His words, He taught how to be zealcommendation. At one table, filled with

aims of this charity and the sure recompense ous in good works, and they who have His choice specimens of handiwork-we learned of reward.

spirit follow in His footsteps. Meek and incidentially that the generous donor had

“ Cast thy bread upon the deep,

lowly, like Him, they shrink from no service had over seventy dollars' worth of the articles

And a blessing thou shalt reap,

which love to God and man dictates. Commanufactured in her own home-circle. Others

Give to seven and to eight,

passion fills their hearts for all the sorrow. had been equally earnest and successful in

Though a little, 't will be great,

ing sons of men, and words of sincere sym

Every little deed of love making and procuring articles both for use

Will be noticed from above."

pathy, and deeds of kindness attest their and ornament.

The sale had not closed at this writing. discipleship. The cup of sorrow is oft-times The quality and quantity of things furnish. The returns in full will be given in due time. pressed to their own lips, and the heavy ed for every department seemed to say of

laid

upon their weary shoulders till the kind contributors, “each did the best

WEEK OF SPECIAL PRAYER

they cry, “If it be possible, remove this cup that circumstances allowed.” A large amount

from me, O Father; nevertheless not as I

The first week in January, commencing on of fine cone work was received from friends

will, but as Thou wilt." abroad, with home-knit edgings and collars, Sunday, Jan. 3d, has again been set apart

So are they brought into fellowship with etc., good for wear as the best from over the throughout Christendom, as a week of special Christ's sufferings, and so does He, year by sea, (the latter found the best sale.) Imitaprayer. Let all remember it who know the

year, “purify unto Himself a peculiar people, tions of fruit and flowers, rich and rare, and way to the Mercy-seat.

zealous of good works." some from Nature's own garden, adorned sundry tables. Of ladies' and children's clotb

GOD'S PECULIAR PEOPLE,

A TOUCHING INCIDENT. ing there was a more limited supply than “The Lord is good to all, and His tender On a couch of pain and sorrow

Lay a mother soon to die; usual, owing probably to the high price of mercies are over all His works." He sends Weary waiting for the morrow. cotton goods. rain on the evil and the good, on the just and Breathing oft the long-drawn sigh;

Of her darlingsOur book table was very attractive-being the unjust; yet He has a peculiar people, or

Precious darlings

Thus she mused as hours went by. well-supplied with recent publications, many one whom He calls His own. When the chil.

“Two sweet lambs have gone before me of which were generously donated by the dren of Israel had been led out from the land

To the blessed Saviour's arms, publishers.

Two remain to nestle near me ; of bondage, the Lord said to them, “Now,

Who shall keep these lambs from harm ? The refreshment table was amply supplied therefore, if ye will obey my voice indeed,

As I leave them,

Who'll receive them, -through the agency of those who have al. and keep my covenant, then ye shall be a

Who maternal fears disarm ? ways proved friends in need—and sundry peculiar treasure unto me above all people ;" That blest home for children friendless contributors never before enlisted were found and of the Saviour it is said, “Who gave Him

Can I, may I place them there?

Through this shelter for the homeless aiding here as elsewhere. In passing through self for us, that He might redeen us from all

Will my Saviour answer prayer ?

Go, then, darlings ! the centre of the Chapel, the attention of the iniquity, and purify unto Himself a peculiar

Precious darlingo, visitor was frequently arrested by a table in people, zealous of good works."

He will make your wants His care."

There we saw this dying mother This then must we do, if we would be be. charge of a manly, noble boy, some twelve

Waiting to resign her breath;

Leaning on that elder Brother, years whose faithfulness to his trust loved of our Heavenly Father, "Obey His

Who alone can conquer death; and quiet deportment during the entire week voice indeed, and keep His covenant," and

Those sweet children,

Preciops children, gained him the commendation of all observers.

“His voice;" we be zealous of good works.

She had given up in faith. This lad, with a portion of a class to which know that once it woke our world into being,

“ Christ is near me, very near me ;"

Thus she whispered in our ear; he was attached in a private school, had so- it gladdened Eden while the perfect law of

o what tender love he ears me, licited the privilege of furnishing and tending love remained unbroken; it made His cove

Every moment He is here!

I am waiting, this table, and well performed their part. nant people fear before Sinai ;” it was full of

Patient waiting,

Soon His mansions I shall share! Considering the pressing claims in all di- I love and majesty as it spake the words,

C. E. H.

of age,

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Guard my babes and He will bless you;
Then though tears of present sorrow,

On the Wednesday following our Board Guard them as a sacred trust,

Overflowed my heart and eyes,

meeting, (the 11th,) we listened to various Have them reared by Christian parents,

Faith's clear vision unimpeded When I'm sleeping in the dust ;

applications from the outside poor, - most of The good Shepherd,

Passed the portals of the skies;
Will reward you
Saw the mansions of the blessed,

which it was thonght necessary to refuse. InAt the rising of the just.“

Saw the glorious, happy throng,

deed there was little that we could do in such Heard the sweet, enraptured numbers,

cases, as the applicants invariably asked for A PLEASANT MISSIVE. Saints and seraphs' holy song.

clothing, which we were unable to supply from No. 1148 Broadway, Dec. 16, 1863. Words like these came floating downward,

our almost.empty Dorcas-room. Those who most Dear Madam,-Enclosed please find twenty As the golden streets they trod,

deeply interested us were such as sought for dollars-présented in behalf of several donors "As we heard, so have we seen it,

employment, being apparently well-qualified to

In the city of our God. a small compensation for the kind

fill situations, if only they could part with

Heard the wicked ceased from troubling, ness shown in relieving the sufferers by the re

their children. While they shrank from this

And behold the deep, rich calm; cent fire in 29th Street. I desire particularly Heard sweet rest the weary waited,

idea, as they should do, till it becomes a last to thank Miss Smith for her kindness to the Now we're soothed with healing balm. resort, we could not aid them effectively. One little burnt sufferer and its mother, while un

of these applicants was a Swedish woman,

Heard that we should see onr Saviour der her oare at the Home."

whose husband, being in the army, had failed
And we stand before His throne
Very truly yours,
Free from sin, now pure and holy,

to supply ber with the means of support for
RICHARD AMERMAN.
With His righteousness our on.

some time past. She, with her little girl of

Unto each of us is given The above was as unexpected as it was welcome.

eleven years, was received into the Home. In It is always gratifying to be assured that our Home

Harps and crowns of purest gold,

a few days she was so fortunate as to obtain a helpers merit the commendation of those interested

But the peace, the joy, the rapture!

place at service where they consented to take in the unfortunate.--ED.

Ne'er was sung by prophet old."

her child with her. A second one who enlistThen the thought that she was with them SHE RESTS FROM HER LABORS.'

ed our sympathies most warmly, Softened present grief and pain,

American woman, sprightly, intelligent and SINCE the last Thanksgiving, the Home chi?

For our loss of her sweet presence dren have lost many dear aged friends, among

Is her everlasting gain.

energetic, if one might judge from her appearFor our way lies thick with shadows,

ance. She was a widow, with two little boys them, Mrs. Polly Dean, of Springfield, N. Y.,

Oft the wearied spirit faints,

to support; had been a nurse in Bellevue Hoswho sweetly bade us farewell and went to her She hath reached the heavenly city,

pital and was well-fitted for nursing the sick heavenly home, March 18, 1863. Although in Peaceful dwellings of the saints.

in a private family or in a public institutiou. her eighty-eighth year, “her sight was clear

When Monica, sainted mother,

We directed her to St. Luke's Hospital, but as the noonday," and it may be truly said, she Lay with death damp on her brow,

were afterwards pained to hear that she failed died in the midst of her quiet, unobtrusive And the great and good Augustine

to obtain a situation there. Still a third claimusefulness."

Sought her last request to know,

ed our interest, also an American, lady-like and She ever felt a deep interest in the Home

Said she gently, “Lay this body

prepossessing. Her testimonials declared her

Anywhere, nor anxious be, children, her busy hands were never idle, never without some work for the little ones."

Only at the dear Lord's altar,

to be admirably fitted for the position of When ye coine, remember ane."

housekeeper-a position whic! ve earnestly She delighted in attending the Sewing Society, where her cheerful, sunny presence encouraged

Shall not we, in sweet communion,

hope she may yet obtain. We had numerous Call to mind our loved one there?

visitors during the day. Among others, both old and young. The last time she went

And give thanks to God for taking

party of four young people from one of the out, three weeks before her death, she met Her, His joy and bliss to share ?

Eastern states, called to see the Home and its with is there. The knitting and quilts were Praise Him, too, for all His children,

Inmates On registering their names, we were her special charge. During her sickness our

Who in faith and fear have died, box for the Home was packed, she had in

Trusting only in the merits

pleased to see that they four made only two Of their Saviour crucified.

names upon our book—thus the secret leaked readiness four quilts and eleven pairs of stock

out that they were on their wedding trip to ings, the work of her own hands. Her last

Learn the lesson God would teach us work, only a few days before her peaceful de

By the death of those we love,

New York, and these youthful couples bad Seek to have our bearts more often

honored us with a bridal call. In our hearts parture, was knitting on a little stocking, Lifted to the world above.

we wished them all joy and happiness. Thus which she rolled up and left, with a quilt she Fast the day is speeding onward

terminated our day. had commenced, unfinished. Who will fill her When our summons too, will come,

Friday, 13th. Little or nothing of interest place? The dear one "rests from her labors," Who can paint thc joyous meeting but a voice comes to us from her grave, plead

transpired. The following Wednesday, (the In our Father's heavenly home?

18th inst.,) was the most quiet one we had ing for the little ones at the Home." Mrs, Dean was herself a life-member and

ever spent in the Home, owing to the fact of a HOUSE COMMITTEE'S REPORT FOR NOVEMBER.

heavy storm out of doors, One case, however, had made her only daughter, Mrs. Davis Cotes, and her three grand-daughters, life-members

In reviewing the month of Novembor, we filled our hearts with sadness. A young Ameriof the Am. Fem. Gaar. Soc.

find fewer incidents of special interest than is can woman, delicate in appearance and interCom.

usual for this season of the year. We were The following from a young friend, wbo loved

esting in manners, introduced herself to our the dear departed, may comfort the sorrowing,

never before so strongly impressed with the sympathy by saying that she was the widow of

amount of work performed in the various de- a soldier, and she added, with a burst of tears, who “ mourn not as those who have no hope.” |partments of the Home, and the number of " I am only twenty years old, I bave a little

" LET US LABOR TO ENTER INTO THAT RUST.” efficient workers required to carry on that work. girl sixteen months old. I cannot part with When I took the welcome letter,

Many times in the course of our duties as House her, she is all I leave to live for. I have been With such eager heart and hand;

Committee, we have wished that it might be well educated, I was a graduate of the Normal For fresh words of love and kindness, From the cherished household band;

practicable for us to describe minutely the va- School, and I might become a teacher.” Or I dreamed not that mournful tidings

ried scenes transpiring in different parts of the further inquiry we ascertained that she was :: Heavy on my heart would fall,

building within the limits of half an hour. But daughter of a clergyman cf this city, who diere Dreamed not, that another loved one,

in the mention of our own labor, we have felt some years since, leaving a family of ten chilHad received the Saviour's call. it necessary to be as brief as possibie.

dren dependent upon their own exertions for a

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livelihood. She was the youngest of these ten donations that day. Kind friends, who refused a donation of little garments. We sent our brothers and ters. Not one of them was now to leave their names, bronght their gifts ; ser- visitor to investigate the story; she returned able to rescue her from want. Two had died vant-girls, market-boys and express men passed with a satisfactory report, so we set about in the army; two, widowed sisters, supporting in and out with heavy barthens of good things. the discouraging task of supplying her need themselves by plain sewing, were always All day this continued, and our work was not from an empty Dorcas room. Finding nothing ready, she said, to share their food with her. done till evening.

very useful to her, we sent her to a friend outSo you see

I never suffer with hunger, but I Thanksgiving morning dawned bright and side of the Institution, who responded warmly haven't any bedding at all. If you could help clear. How clear, how bright to the hundreds to the call, and undertook to aid her. me to that, I could get along for the present.” of our children who anticipated a feast of fat One more case of interest concluded our day's This was her plea. In addition to other afflic- things! At three o'clock in the afternoon, work. An American girl with an ingenuous tions, she had suffered from a felon on her many of them were seated on the platform in countenance and tearful eyes, answered our right hand for five weeks. We hastened to the chapel with faces as bright as the day. We inquiry concerning her trouble: “No, ma'am, make up a bundle, consisting of a bed-tick thought they had never looked so attractive I haven't any heavy trouble, only I'm a perfect which she might fill with straw, a bed-quilt

that occasion. Perhaps visitors stranger in the city, looking for a place at serand a pair of pillows, which had just arrived thought so too--they certainly manifested vice; I came from the country this morning, from the country. Thanks to the friend who great interest and pleasure in the children's and hearing of a situation in this street, I sent them! A dollar in money was added for singing and speaking. One friend from foreign found my way to the house, but they had alpresent necessities, and she went home with lands remarked that she had never witnessed ready engaged a girl. So then I did not know her heavy load, quite light-hearted.

so beautiful a sight in this country as that what to do, till I happened to pass this house, Friday, 20th. Was chiefly occupied with which then greeted her eyes. At five o'clock and when I read the title over the door, I procuring places for servant girls, and endeav- the little folks adjourned for the long-anticipa- thought I would come in to save myself from oring to suit those patrons of the Home who ted dinner. The throng who had waited pa- getting into a worse place. If you can't keep came to us in the hope of procuring a better tiently, many of them standing all the afternoon, me here, I am sure I don't know where to go." class of servants than they could find in an now circulated through the various rooms Further questions were answered satisfactorily Intelligence Office. Many of these were ladies with many expressions of interest and delight. and the girl was received as an inmate of the who knew little or nothing about the Home After an hour thus spent, the audience re-as- Home, until she found a good place, worthy of work. One lady was shown over the building sembled in the chapel and the exercises of the one so deserving as she seemed. which resulted in her subscribing for the Ad- afternoon were resumed. About 8 o'clock the

Statistics for November.—Number of adults vocate, and leaving a donation for the children's children were dismissed from the Chapel, and

admitted, 12 ; dismissed, 8 ; remaining, 36. Thanksgiving dinner. Two others from thus ended Thanksgiving at the Home. Number of children admitted, 33 : dismissed, Brooklyn, bent on the same errand, were 27th. Found that we were mistaken in say

27; deceased, 3; remaining, 132, present pleased with the appearance of the children ing that thanksgiving day was ended; the

family, 168. that they began to talk of adopting a little one. donations which had gladdened our hearts We hope to hear from them again in this mat- continued to flow in. Many of our Managers, ter. Another lady, never having been in the wearied and "faint, yet pursuing," assembled EXTRACTS FROM LETTERS BY A WESTERN Institution, had thought of it only as an Intel- to finish the work of the previous day. First

LADY. ligence Office on a large scale; great was her of all, there were preparations to be made for

What a sad and serious certainty this war is ! surprise, on going into the school-rooms to see the reception of the boys from our school on

How do the mournfal statistics of the lost and the children gathered there. She left a dona- 2d Av. and 34th St. At noon they marched

wounded speak of the inevitable retribution of tion likewise. This department of labor has into the children's dining-room, where the ta

wrong. “The cry of the oppressed has reachproved to be one of the pleasantest phases of bles were spread for them. As they left the

ed the ears of the Lord of Sabaoth." When our work, and we doubt not that many a friend room, our attention was called to a couple of

we speak regretfully, as we ought, of the brave and helper has been gained to the Home by sweet-faced little girls, who asked for a loaf of the acquaintanceship thus formed, and the

young blood spilled on the battle-field, and to bread for their mother.

our limited vision sometimes spilled for naught, impressions received by those who might oth- It appeared, on inquiry, that she earned a

do we remember the lash, the poor, oppressed erwise never have entered its walls. This scanty support for herself and three children, slave, whose tears and blood have been shed consideration, together with the hope of be- by selling small wares from a basket stocked

long unheeded ? May you and I live to see friending worthy servant girls in obtaining for her by the generosity of a wealthy p&

the day when this foul wrong shall be forever suitable places for them, made us inost grati- troness. Being crippled in the use of her arm,

blotted out. fied in the pleasing results which we were ena- this was all she could do. We urged the bled to witness as the consequence of our

You ask if I feel discouraged. No! for I little girls, who were five and ten years of age,

thought in the beginning that this war would efforts. to become papils of one of our Industrial

be a tough contest. What is it the poet says 25th. Found the usual busy preparations for Schools, where they might be taught to sew, Thanksgiving everywhere going on. In the

about two cliffs rent asunder, and standing and where we knew they could find kind kitchen, pantries , store-room and nurseries, friends, and healthful influences for body and perpetually frowning at each other, ignoring

their former close relationship. might be seen the tokens of expected festivi

soul. ties. The House Committee vainly struggled

Then again, the idea of freedom, of right, is Turning from them, we listened to the sad

from the “Father of Light," and we cannot to preserve its identity in the general bustle. story of a slender and delicate-looking woman,

suppose that any thought we can have will It was finally discovered below-stairs, carving an American, the wife of a soldier, who, in his

outstrip His Providence in the end. turkeys industriously. Visitors who called

last letter, written some seven months since, were troubled to find any one to escort them

" The mills of God grind slowly,
had told her of his capture by the rebels at
through the Home. Among others, one young

But they grind exceeding small,
Cumberland Gap; thence he was taken to

Though with patience stands He waiting, man from western New York, called to make

Richmond, to meet an awful fate.

Not one

Yet with exactness gives to all." some inquiry concerning a child for adoption.

year had passed since her wedding day, now He made a tour of the premises, concluding how sad à condition was hers! expecting to Can this avalanche of wrong, which has been with a donation of five dollars for Thanksgiv- become a mother, she had no means to spare accumulating in force and size for these many ing. We were privileged to receive many such for necessary preparations. All she asked was years, fall without carrying destruction, and

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SOHOOL NO. I.

devastation in its path; but, as Galileo said, No. 2, during October, was 164. New nection with the school, the past month. By the world does move after all. scholars, 20.

this means the parents become interested, and I don't know of anything more cheering in The teacher says:

co-operate heartily with her in governing the modern times, than the abolition of serfdom in “We are tried daily by bad boys throwing

children, thus lightening her cares. Pointing Russia. If you ever come across a little book

stones at the children in the yard, and break- to a row of the older children, fourteon in entitled, “Spectacles for Young Eyes," read it, ing the windows. If they had not been kept

number, she said to us that the parents of all it will give you a better idea of that strange from it by our great Protector, they would but five were intemperate, that the parents of country than volumes of ordinary writing. have taken advantage of the riot-week to do many of her pupils are so. One mother came Mr. Conway says the highest praise he can us harm. Several houses on the same block

in with her boy while we were present, and give to a book is to say, “It is good for a were threatened, and for several mornings I

as she turned to go out she pointed to her child;" so do not let the juvenile title deter

expected to find our school-bnilding in ashes. child, saying, “ Teacher, I want you to lick yon. But the evil was sverted,

that boy, and make him good.” We inquired Oh, there's nothing lifts up the heart so

One of our girls, nine years old, says: "We

if he was a bad boy, the teacher said he was a much as to witness the development of the shall thank you, when we are grown up, for

very good boy, but the mother was, as often, race, the strong man rising and throwing off all the pains you have taken to teach us.'

under the infiuence of strong drink. When the shackles, asserting his right to be free, to be Another says: 'I will try to remember what

the little scholars, in their lesson spelled the just. It revives one's lagging faith in goodness, I learn, especially the Bible.' Another, I

word rum, she took the occasion it offered, to and brings home to our grateful hearts the

never should have learned about God if I had say a word against its use and effects. The fact that “God reigns.” How little we undernot come to this school.'

mother's prayer-meeting is resumed on Friday it

P. M. at the school-room. school-room, leading an observer to believe that prised all. When we are patient with our no ordinary bond of union exists between the

e Will our friends, in sending on renewals of friends, our children, looking on their wayteacher and her many pupils, but that the law

Clubs, always state in whose name they were taken, wardness as transitory, and recognizing underof love is the role of conduct."

during 1863. The omission to do so, causes much neath, a stratum of goodness, how soon the bad

confusion on our books. spirit takes its leave! When will we learn

The names of Donars to the Bazaar, and the that evil must be overcome with good! that

It is with pleasure the Committee report an

full account of the amount realized, will appear in two fires never can put each other out.

increased interest on the part of the scholars our next.
the past month. There is a gradual improve-
ment in the school; the children are becoining

ACKNOWLEDGMENCS of DONATIONS to the
EXTRACTS FROM MONTHLY REPORTS OF more regular, and consequently improving.
COMMITTEES OF HOME INDUSTRIAL SCHOOLS.

Home for the Friendless, from Nov. 25th to Dec. A number of the children aro ill with typh

10th, 1863. oid fever, which is prevalent in that vicinity. ($20 entitles the Donor to a Life-membership, and a copy of the For several weeks, while the Chapel was “One of a family oť ten children, the eldest

A. & G. for life.): being repainted, the school met in the gymnavery ill of consumption, is wanting every

'HOME. sium. This circumstance, in addition to the

comfort, and almost every necessary.

The Me.-Mry Rev J. R. Bourne, Oak Hill, An. Don...

Lucinda Pinkham, North Berwick. inconvenience of parting with the faithful serteacher says: I have visited her every day at

N. H.-Mrs Harris, Cana an...

1 00 vices of a teacher, who had been connected her own request, to read and talk with her,

V.-Sarah C. Kinney, Sonth Hero, .......

1 00 with ns for nearly seven years, necessarily but if I could have carried her a clean change Three Friends, Barton, freight.

1 00

Mrs N. Cushing $1 and 10e earned by her little somewhat interrupted the order and exercises of garments, I should have felt I was making

Fanny, "for some other Fanny,” Springfield... 1 10 A Friend, Tinmouth

1 00 of the school during the last month. But now, her poor body comfortable."

Orra B. Hamilton, for Thanksgiving, E. Berkshire 2 00 a new teacher has entered upon her duties.

Another case is that of a poor mother, with Mrs A. L. Prindle, Charlotte. a family of very delicate little ones, who have

Mass.-Mrs John Rowley, Southbridge Yesterday the school returned to its accustomed

1 00

Elizabeth H. Burke, Montgomery. place; the scholars have in full resumed their evidently seen better days. Her husband is a Misses Sewing Circle, North Chelmsford.

Ladies, Deerfield, freight...

1 15 studies, with renewed zeal, and bid fair to soldier, wounded, in the hospital; she so

Conn.-Mrs M. H. Williams, Lakeville

1 00 make commendable progress in acquiring feeble at best, that she can earn but one

Mrs B. G. Savnge, Mrs S. Savage, Mrs Smith, Mrs knowledge. dollar a week. She receives three dollars a North and Mrs Wilcox 81 each, Mrs W. and Mrs

E. Savage, Mrs Andrews, Mrs Morey and Mrs L. One girl, in particular, excites in her teachfortnight, as “relief,” and that to support a North 50c each, Mrs Penfield, Mrs Knapp and

Mrs B. North 250 each, Cash 50c, East Berlin... 9 00 ers a good deal of interest. Though by no

family of six. Her husband has not had

any
Mrs A. A. Bevin, East Hampton, freight...

50 means brilliant, she is always attentive, and,

pay since June.
She said, “If my poor hus- Ladies Friendly Society, Centre Brook, freight...

Mrs John Pierce $2, Mrs 0. Pierce $1, S. Britain, 3 00 when not occupied with the exercises of the band know all I have suffered, I am sure he Mrs Edward Langdon, Plymouth..

5 00 school, bas a Testament or prayer-book in would desert;

Mrs Frederick Wells, Glastenbury.
he could not stand it. The
A Friend, Birmingham...

2 00 hand, committing passages to memory. brave defenders of our country giving life and Eunice Starr, Norwich..

1 00

Mrs Wm. Sedgwick 81, Mrs Charles Ramsey and In visiting, the prevailing desire expressed limb, and their little ones hungry and cold, Seth Ramsey 50c. each, W. Hartford..

2 00 by the parents is, that the deportment of their asking for bread and getting a stone." Such N. Y. -Bequest of Miss Margaret T. Cock, late of

Oyster Bay, per Joseph S. Ludlam, Executor... 100 00 children may be good while in school, and cases we hope, are rare. None ought to exist.

Bequest of Elmina R. Gorton, late of North Brook. that they may “ learn." Found one poor woAverage attendance for October, 82.

field 25 00, Friends, N. Brookfield 10 40, por Thog. R. Gorton..

35 40 man, a German, evidently pious, whose The average number of pupils in Industrial P. H. Copland, Williamsburgh, per Mrs Col. Eaton 23 00

Mrs Gardener, Middleport daughter, about fifteen years of age, was for school No. 5, during the month of October,

S. S. Collection, Perry 2.00, Mrs Cole 1 50 and 1 50 several years a pupil in this school.

5 00

for freight from Mrs John Grisewood..
Now she
was 120.
The largest number present any

Mrs S. Janes 200, her little son 250, Fort Miller, lives out, and her mother says of her, “ Sho one day, was 133. There are inany transient

for Christmas..

2 25

Mrs W. W. Titus, Brooklyn. has got a new heart; she loves God.” pupils. The teacher has found good places for

Mrs W. N. McHarg, Clinton, for Thanksgiving... 1 00 Average attendance during the month, 124.

1 00 six of her eldest class, as errand boys, &c.

Rev S. D. Gardener, Prospect..

Mrs E. and Mrs G. K. Sheldon 100 each, Perry Noo. 2d, 1863. This stimulates the others to do well, for she

2 00

Mrs H. Loomis 1 00, Mrs B. M. Chapin 50c, Perry will not recommend those whom she has not SCHOOL NO. II.

Phebe Mayhew, La Grange, for Thanksgiving... 1 00 learned to trust.

J. and M. Mott, Gansevoort.

2 00 The average number of pupils in Ind. School

Mary A. White, Wellsville, à Thanksgiving off... Miss R. has mads one hundred calls in c00- 1 G. N. Todd, Candor, freight..

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Ary C. TI olcomb 300, Mry C. E. Cooley 2 00, Mrs
Mich.-Friends, Ashley, 1 25, freight, Oakfield S.

Mrg Williams 1 00, Johnnie 10e, Sarah and Maria S. A. Dickinson, Mrs S. A. Buckhart, Mrs A.

S. 1 75....

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little Mary and Jessie 20c, Ottawa....

1 30 Browa, Yrs A. C. Tryon, Mrs E. M. Gillett,

Mrs L L. Lyman, Schoolcraft.
25 Charlie and Mary, Green Bay..

65 Mrs Rufus Barlow, Mrs Bancroft, Mry Seymour

Mrs N. Aldred 19c, her little Ella 08c, Tekousha.. 27 and Mrs E. M. Felton 1 00 each, Mrs Gibbons,

Iowa.--Helen A. Main 30c, her little brother LauMrs T. C. Gillett, Mrs H. Holcomb, Mrs Gowdy IW.-Mrs A. E. Hawley 5 00, Mrs S, A. Spaulding

rie 20c, Independence..

50 3 00, Alton,

8 00 and Miss Barlow 50c each, Mrs Brown and

A little daughter of Mry E, M, Baker, Attica...... 50 Mrs L. Bradley, for special case, Chatham... 1 00 Mrs Cook 250, Mrs Hurlburt 20c, Mary and J. E. Bean, Ottawa...

Minn.—Little Rosa Carpenter 50c, Jesse Hunter, Arthur Holcomb 100 each, Alice Cook 10c, Cash

a contraband, 250, Mazeppa....

75 50c, for Thanksgiving, per L. M. Felton, East

Ind.-Mrs Hawley, Putnamville....

2 00
Granville..
18 00

WIDOWS' FUND.
Wis.-Mrs Porter 1 00, Mrs J. Spence, Mrs P.
Mrs Bates, Mrs L. H. Rhoades, Mrs Strong and

Smith and Mrs A. Spence 500 each, Mrs S. Hog

N. Y.-Mary Springstead, Cazenovia..

1 00 2 00 Mrs J. A. Edwards, freight, Skaneateleg. kins and Miss M. Smith 250 each, Anna and Hat

Mrs Esther Boyee. Lockport..

4 00 Mrs E. B. Woodford, Irvington, for Thanksgiving 2 00

tie Spence 10e each, Somers....
3 20 Mrs M. A. Baldwin, Cazenovia.

1 00 An aged widow, Trenton Valley..

2 00
Mry James Judd, Waupon. ----

25 Collected by Mrs M. A. Westcott, Springfield... 10 50 Mrs H. E. Mead, Phelps..

1 25 Colleetion in the First Pres. Soc., Collamer, on

Tenn.-A Soldier Friend, Pulaski...

1 00

LIFE MEMBERS. Thanksgiving day, per Rov Marcus Smith..... 10 00

Mo.--Mrs W. H, Loomis, Hannibal..

1 00 M. II.--Mrs Susan Eastman, Hampstead, to comp. Mrs Lyman Trowbridge, Lockport.. 1 00

L, M.'s of her daughters. Miss J. S. Eastman and Friends, Mt. Vernon, freight, per Mrs Rev Guiscard 50 Neb.--Mrs H. B. Fuller, Omaha City...

Mrs Robert H. Emerson, Chelsea, Mass........ 20 00

20 00 Mrs 0. Schultz, Ellenville.

Minn.-M. M. Walker, Clear Water....

1 00 Mrs Mary B. Hinman, Pulaski, 1 00

V.-F. Parkes, Springfield, to const. Mrs E. D. Mrs Warren Nelson, Cold Spring 2 00

Parkes a L. M..

20 00 Friends, Dryden, freight, per Mrs McElherey. 3 50

CHILDREN'S RESPONSES.

N. Y.Mrs A, Buell, to apply on L. M., Lima. Mrs M. M. Hencock, Gloversville...

2 00 10 00 Mry M. Avery, Gloversville. 1 00 Me.-Coll. by Emms A. Mansfield, Camden.......

Henry Goff, to complete L. M. of Mary E. Goff. 4 30 Deansyille.

10 00 Mry Phebe Heaton, Ohioville.

50 Mrs A. Becker, Wright.

1 00
N.H.-Little Harry Goodhue, Canaan....... 1 25 Laura E. B. to apply on L. M. of Mrs Elizabeth

5 00 Ladies' Sewing Society, LeRaysville, freight.

Roblyer, Big Flatt.
1 00

VI:-
Julia, Susie and Abby 10e each, Cornwell... 30

Mrs Mary Jane Loomis, to constitute, in part, her Lady Friends, Walton, freight.. 1 00

35 Conn.-Willie and Ella, Terryville.

daughter, Miss Jerusha B. Loomis a L. M....... Mrs H. Hammond, Monticello..

10 00 2 00 P. Ammack 1 00, freight, E, and A. Smith 200, Ella and George Stearns, Hattie, Kate, Harry, Ra.

Female Guardian Society, Springfield, to complete Mecklenburg...

L. M. of Mry Calista Jacobson 7 00 and 10 00 to 1 20 phie and Eddie Tibbits, Abby Swift, George Fol

ayply on a L. M. to be hereafter named.

17 00 Ladies' Sewing Society, Middlefield, freight..

let, James, Willie and Clinton Lathrop, Helen,

1 50 Mr A. Denny 1 00, Mrs L, Pratt 50c, Mrg Cannon

Hattie and Johnnie Robbins, Joseph Noyes, An.

E. E. Kenyon, Nile, to constitute Mrs Lavinia Ken. 35c, Mrs Pratt and Mrs Allen 250 each, Sheriden

20 00
2 35
pa and Llewellyn Smith and Mary Larrabee,

yon a L. M...
Windham, Coll, by Ella L. Stearns.
5 00

3 20 A. Rumsey, Brooklyn, per Mrs A. Kelley, Bazaar.

N. Y. City.--Mrs Alfred Lockwood, to apply on A Friend's Thanksgiving gift, Woodville. 4 00 Freddy and Ella Stanly, Mary Richards, Addie

20 payt. of L M...

5 00 Mr and Mrs Simpkin, Poplar Ridge.

1 00
Brannon and Willie Sedgwick 050 each, Seth

Mr John Adriance, to complete his wife's L. M... 10 00

50 H. Garlock, a Chrisdmas gift, Port Gibson.

2 00
Ramsey 250, West Hartfford.

50 Mrs Fanny L. Hess, Lyons..

Little Kittie, Birmingham

N. J.--Miss Elizabeth H. Meeker, to const. herself 1 00

25 Lucilla, Redding..

a L. M., Union, per Mrs B. Lord...

20 00 Mrs Macomber 1 00, Ella and Melva Chapin 050 each, Perry.

1 10
M. Y.-Little Mary Cratten, Perry,

50

INDUSTRIAL SCHOOLS. A Friend, Ulster Co., avails of jewelry. 5 00 Kitty Warner, Strykersville.

1 00 A Friend, Champlain.. 2 00 Lizzie, Maggie and Josie Boyd, Albany....

N. Y. City.-Mrs J. Holmes Maghee, for books 3 00

10 00 Mry A. T. Moore, Westerlo, freight 25

for library, per Mrs E. Starr.. Little Ward Loomis, Cazenovia,.

12

do Mr J. Ives,

do

1 00 Mrs Sherman Clark and family. Pulaski, freight.. 50

M. C. Gaston and her brother Charlie, Munnsville

3 20 Mrs M, A. Brown, Vernon Center, for Bazaar... 1 00

Eva Graham, Ontario, 10c and a little twin sister Mrs H. M. Palmer, Sparrow Hawk. Am. Don.... 5 00

in heaven 10c.

20 Mrs Marvine Holmes 1 00, Mre E Latham 75c, Mr

Coll, by little Clarence Rundall, Wassaic.

75 CLOTHING, PROVISIONS, &c., received from Parsons, Mrs D. Latham, Mrs D. Younge, Mrs D Three little children of Mr and Mrs S., Plymouth

Nov. 25th to Dec, 10tb. Terry, Mrs E. Mulford, Mrs L. B. Terry, 50c ea,

Hollow

1 50 Mrs D. A, Petty. Mr J. Latham, Mr M. M. TerColl, by Maggie A. Fleming, Maria A. Perry, Mary

VI.-Barton, a bbl. clothing from three widows. ry, Miss M A. Terry, Mr M. Terry, Mrs A. Bee

E, Fleming and Mary E. Hackley, from their

Mass.-Deerfield, A bbl. quilts. 2 nicely-made doublebee, Mrs Petty, Mrs Mulford Mrg Tuthill and

young friends, Lewiston...

4 50 gowns and other clothing, dried fruit, etc. from a few Miss P. Cleaves 25e each, Mre 0. Petty 30c, other

Little Frank Rose 20c, his little brother 050, Clifton 25 ladies, per Mrs Asahel Wight, Friends 62c, a Thankgiving Offering from Orient

Otto and Ada Christie, Schenectady..

50 Montgomery, A collar from Eliz. H. Burke. also 400 coll. from the Cong. S. S., Orient, per

Mrs T. Chalk 50c, Mrs W. Daily 25c, Mary, Willie, Mrs E, King

Conn.-East Hampton, A bbl. potatoes, beans, dried fruit, 12 10 Frank, Charlie and Freddy 25c, Sandy Hill... 1 00

quilts and clothing, from Mrs Amelia A. Bevin. N. Y. City.-Mr J. Lenox, per Mrs S. Cockran. 100 00

1 00 Charlie and Katie Miner 500 each, Lima..

Lakeville, A bbl. quilts and clothing from several ladies, George Gifford, Esq., per Mrs B. Lord.... 10 00 Georgie Carman, Memphis......

20

N. I'.-Le Rayxville and vicinity. A box quilts and clothMr# J. T. White, per Mrs E. Starr,...

5 00
Pa.-Susie Savage, Springfield X Roads..

50 ing from the Sew. Soc., 1 quilt from Mrs Graves, Mrs J. Kemp,

1 00
C. A. Metzyer's S. S. clasg, Florence. Lucy, Deli-

87 years of age. Mrs Elias Wade, Jr.

5 00

lah, Ada, Alice, Mary, Julia and Joanna $1, A Friend 5 00

Lockport, A sack, ete. from Mrs Lyman Trowbridge, & Their teacher 50e, Coudersport..

1 50 A. G. Coffin 3 00

bundle patchwork from Mrs Esther Boyce. Mrs Harriet Douglas Cruger..

Mrs M. D. Fitch 50, Lucy and Howard Fitch 10c 40 00

Kanona, A box dried fruit, nuts, ciothing, etc. from a each, Mrs A. Sutten 250, Hattie, Charlie,

few friends.
Collected by Mrs. Lafedre.
Clarie and Ella S, 150 each, Charlie and Al.

Ohiorille. A package cloth'g from Mrs E. & Mrs P. Heaton. N. Y. City -C. H. Shipman..

ley Hand 250 each, Mrs Sterns and two daugh100 00

Cold Spring. A package clothing from Mrs C. T. Nelson. James Brown.....

ters 50c, Emma Ward 250, Mary Waller 10c, 100 00

New Hartford, a bbl. apples from Samuel Wobb, 8 pairs Honesdale.

3 05 Stuart Brown, 20 00

stockings from Mrs Anyon Prescott. Stephen W. Provost. 25 00 Mich.--Little Norries, given him by friends in his

Cazenovia, banted work for Ind. Sch., from Mrs S. A. Blair. G; A. Talbert.

10 00
last sickness, Ypsilanti..

70 Moss Street, a bhl, of clothing, quilt, dried fruit, etc. from Robert Ray. 25 00 Clara Rice, Mt. Clemens....

25

Mrs T. Chalk and friends Weston & Gray... 25 00

Augusta, a box clothing, a package of sage, etc. from the Robert Colgate

0.- Jessie K. Liveny, Elizabeth Bailey, A. H. Cow. 10 00

Ladies' Benev. Soc. and a quilt from the scholars in the James Schieffelin.

gill $1 each, Eliza Thomas 50c, S. Bailoy and 10 00

Misses Parmelee's and Hawley's S. S. classes. Nathaniel Courier.

R, Crew 250 each, Mrs Odell 15c, Barnesville.. 4 15 5 00

Perry Centre, a box quilts, clothing, dried fruit, etc. from J. Taylor Johnston..

Melva Hubbard, Monroe, Carrie and Ella Brint25 00

the Sew. Soc., per Mary A. Tallınadge. nall 250 each, four S. S. children in Mallet

Wellsville, a cradle-quilt made by little Fannie Lewis. N. J.-Mrs Job Haines, Newark, per Mr Woodhull 10 00

Creek

1 00

Kortright, a keg quilts and cloth'g from the Sec. Sew. Soo. Mr and Mrs T. Gilling1 00, their little Alice 25c, Frances and Willis Huffman 25c, Camelia Bart.

Bay Ridge, a bbl vegetables & clothing from Mrs Geo. Willie 15c, baby Lillie 10c, New Brunswick... 1 50

lett 12e. D. and L. Johnson 8c, C. and 0. Man

Fletcher. A Friend, Bordentown..

1 00

10c, other children 29c. a friend 16c, East
Plymouth

1 00 M. Y. City.--A package clothing from a friend.
Pa.-S. E Vastbinder 50e, Coll. by Mrs Leonard
L. Smedly 50c, J. E. and Freddie S. Smedly 25c

A package clothing from Mrs Butts, 37c, A Friend, 08c, Little Edson 05c, Waymart. 1 00

ea, Freddie's earned by husking corn, Barre. 1 00 A package clothing from Mrs Weed. Mrs M. Pike, Athens.

39
Mrs C. E. Peck 80, Anna, Ella and Albert 10c e.

A pr sheets and flannel shirts from Mrs H. Curtis.
A Friend, E. Millcreek.

50
Farmington.

1 10 12 pairs stockings from Miss Crawford, M. A. Scovel, Conueaut..

1 00
Laura Nichols 50e, little Charlie Netr 5 years old,

6 doz. thimbles, 6 doz. fine tooth combs, 11 pairs scissors Ta.-A Friend in camp, Alexandria...

2 00
earned picking fruit 50c, little Alice and

from Howard and Co. A package of spool cotton from 0.-B. Sturtevant, for Thanksgiving, Ruggles.. 1 00

baby Neff 250 each, Springfield.

1 50 D..Morrisson & Son. 2 hooks from Mr Randolph for Mrs E. F. Musser 2 20, Mrs S. Canfield 50c, Willie N.-Coll, by two little girls from the little folks

I S. Library. 14 pictures from Goupil & Co, per Mrs Musser 20c, Ida Musser 10c, a Thanksgiving of:

in Grayville.

4 15

Starr. fering, Remson's Corners..

3 00
Mrs J. M. 50c, Nelly and Ida 100 each, baby Amy

.Y. J.-Montclair, parcel of clothing from Mrs McLaughlin A, H. C., Kingsville, a Thanksgiving gift.....

75 1 00

50, Mendon.. Mrs Goodrich and Mrs Slater, Piedmont, freight ..

Bella, Flora and Anna Reese 250 each, Eva 20c,

Pa.--Ulysses, a quilt and package from R. and C. Wood. 40 Rev ”. C. Baldwin, freight on a box from friends,

Nellie 15c, Hannah and Fannie 10c ea, daught

R. and S. Owen. Bowling Green..

ery of Mrs N. W. Stevenson, a Thanks'g off., 1 00

Mich.-Ypsilanti, 15 aprons from Mrs R. B. Norris.

1 30

Jacksonville P. Treat, Salem..

50 Sewing Society, W. Williamsfield, freight...... Annie. Willie, Jamie and Emma 5c each, Mt.

0.-North Madison a package collars, needlebooks, pin 2 00 Palatine..

20 cushions, etc., pes E. J. Smith and M. P rink. Mrs W. M. Welch, Cleveland.. 3 00

Oberlin, 2 needlebooks, pincushious, slippers, sacque, etc. Thanksgiving Coll, in the Christian Ch., Butler.. 6 60 Wis.-Two gold half dollars and 1 gold quarter

from Mrs E. B. Clark an 1 others. R. W. Sawyer, Cleveland...

1 00

from Lizzie and Nellie, and $1 from their H. Rhoades, Bartlett....

25
mother, Lake Milly..

2 75
Mrs Olive Sweet, Windsor 5 00, Mrs Chauncy Hog.
Mrs J. M. Parker 1 00, three ladies 45c, Emma

SEEDS,

VIVES, king, Middletield 1 50, Ellis C. Hoskins, deceased

McIntyre 25C, Jennie Scovel 30c, Warren 2 00 and Mr M. Miliken, Mesopotamia 50c, per

McIntyre and Annie Parker 150 each, Mary Sco

locues gratis, Address
Mrs C. G. Sheldon,..
9 00 vel and Henry Dyke 10c each, Princeton,......

2 50
635-92

H. B. LUM, Sandusky, Ohio.

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