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sion named for the "goadings of conscience," stillness of night, they should in every case woman, a refugee from Atlanta, by her story gladness that the gracious promise may ever have been discovered and extinguished in

of suffering, excited our sympathy. She said

she had resided in Atlanta for ten years, her be made available, "He that confesseth and time to prevent the calamity designed. Had forsaketh his sin shall find mercy.” We the plot succeeded, the destruction

birth-place was New Jersey. She had lost her not

husband and children before the commencewere pleasantly reminded, too, of the rich only of property but of life must have been

ment of the war, and continued to keep a store man in the gospel, who said, “Behold, Lord, appalling. Why was it so ordered that this until the bombardment of that place, that in the half Əf my goods I give to the poor, and great sorrow was averted ? Why, when thus ; '62 she went to Richmond to obtain a pass, but if I have taken anything from any man by menaced, were we not consumed ? Is it not was refused one, and since that had made ap

ccusation, I restore him four-fold.” manifestly “ of the Lord's mercies ?” Was plication for one without avail. She had been This case seemed one in point. Zaccheus the unseen interposition of His hand ever confined in a stable for two days without food, had acquired wealth by a lucrative occupa- more apparent? Shall not this remarkable for assisting our soldiers to writing-paper. She tion, presenting, for aught we know, tempta. deliverance increase the faith of His people,

had a neighbor, wliose husband was in Baltitions to use “the tricks of the trade" akin

niore, who had two young children. They deincite to more earnest, importunate, and be.

terinined to effect their escape if possible, and to those of modern times; but when his con- lieving prayer? The developments of this

did so through the assistance of a colored science was awakened, and a divine and plot show clearly how much was to be under

He guided them, unseen by the Conšaving influence came over his mind and stood by the following paragraph that appear- federate pickets, safely to the lines of our heart, then he was at once willing to devote ed verbatim several weeks since in the Rich.

army, where they were received kindly, half his wealth to charitable uses, and make mond Examiner :

provided with refreshments, an ambufour-fold restitution to any whom he had

lance, &c., which the weary, anxious, flying

" A million of dollars would lay the proudwronged. This truly was doing works meet est city of the enemy in ashes. The men to ex

ones much needed, as each woman had a child for repentance. And we are told the Sa- ecute the work are already there. There

and a bag of clothing to carry. Their conviour immediately replied to him, “This day

would be no difficulty in finding there, here, or ductor was paid $100 in Confederate bills.

in Canada, suitable persons to take charge The lady gave $150 for her traveling shoes. is salvation come to thy house." May our of the enterprise and arrange the details.

She was now staying with the mother-in-law unknown friend and patron be blessed with a Twenty men, with plans preconcerted, and

of the friend with whom she escaped, and was like experience, and his prayer be granted night, might fire New York, Philadelphia, or means provided, selecting some dry, windy

accompanied to the Home by the mother. Her that “the dear children of the Home may Boston, in a hundred places, and wrap it in

desire was to obtain a situation in a store, or grow up to be honest, upright and virtuous.” flames from center to suburb."

as housekeeper or seamstress in a family. She “The tricks of the trade "—what a mystified expression! From woman's stand-point dangers, take all necessary and wise precauIt is well to look in the face all possible expected to have found friends in the city

, but had thus far been disappointed. She had

$2,000 in Confederate money. The lady who we should think it could not mean much, and

tions, then

forward in every path of duty accompanied her said she was a person who yet, we suppose that in reality it covers a

with filial faith and confiding trust —"The would pay her way wherever she went. We world of iniquity. Phases of wrong that

Lord reigneth, let the earth rejoice.” The asked how the women in Atlanta felt respectmight well goad the conscience of a large

Prince of darkness can go no farther than ing the war. She said that most of those with class in every grade of society, from the re. the length of his chain.

whom she was acquainted were opposed to it; spectable sinner down to the lowest culprit.

said it was the doings of their politicians, not We have heard of men who stand high on

the feelings of the people, that had caused it; the roll of fame, heaping up wealth by frauds

HOUSE COMMITTEE'S REPORT FOR OCTOBER. that their husbands and sons had entered the upon the government—of others watching


army as volunteers believing they would be for opportunities and using them to rob the WEDNESDAY, 13th. We had another visit

compelled to do so if they did otherwise. As poor man and his needy family of the bounty from the woman whose husband is in Chicago;

she had kept a store, aid was promised her in she is still anxious to go to him, if she had the

obtaining a situation, through advertisements money given for their sustenance during the

She was again supplied with bread.

and personal efforts. dark days of peril and calamity. Would that

15th. A woman, whose husband was in the

Next, a soldier's widow, with children, called all such might be so goaded by a guilty con. army, but has for a year been in a hospital, was

our attention. science that they would be constrained to visited by Mrs.

One of our Home boys, who had been in make restitution, and by obedience to the di- The widow of a soldier came to see her chil- the army three years, called to see bis old, vine commands be classed with those of dren. They were glad to see her, but the eldest true friends, on his way to liis pleasant bome whom it is written, “Them that honor me, I preferred staying here to going liome, as she

in Massachusetts. He has made up his mind will honor." enjoyed herself very much. Bread was given

to become an architect. to a destitute woman who has before received 21st. An aged colored woman in the ball, WHY WERE WE NOT CONSUMED. relief from the Home.

said she was sent by one of the inanagers, who "EXCEPT the Lord keep the city the watchmen waketh A friend called to say that she had bronght knew her, for assistance. Her son, with whom but in vain,"

three quilts from the country, pieced and sent she had lived, had joined the army, and been The recent attempt to burn this city by by a woman of eighty-six years, a reader of the killed. His family were in a needy condition. setting fire simultaneously to several large Advocate. Thanks to her warm heart ! She was helped to bread and beans. All the hotels, and other public buildings so located

20th. On entering the hall, found one of my clothing which we could give her, was a pair that the flames, once bursting forth, would

associates listening to an applicant's tale of sor- of stockings. Our Dorcas-room was never 80 probably soon envelop the city, is doubtless

row and suffering. The reception-rooiri was empty. Dear readers, shall it remain so ? known ere this to all our readers. The fact

filled with girls desiring places, and several Shall the expectant needy, wlio have given

women, with children, who wished admittance their husbands and sons for our defense and seems most remarkable that with the comuntil places could be obtained.

the salvation of our country, when they ask bustible appliances used, and the great pains Two women with children, wished to place for clothing or bedding, be told that our suptaken to kindle and conceal the fires in the them in the Home for a time. A respectable ply has failed? Remember the prayers and



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blessings which have been called forth from Union men. The infant, of five days, has been long distance down the village-street, but worthy recipients upon the unknown donors, adopted by a bereaved mother, who attired Harry had his cap in his hand, and, “I'll go, and give according to your ability, that they the little one, before leaving the Home, in the father," sounded like sweet music to the may continue to pray for and bless our Home

garments once worn by her own loved one. weary man, who gladly availed himself of the and its benevolent supporters.

26th. Found the parlor and reception-room dear boy's feet. The wife of an English artist greatly inter- crowded with visitors and applicants. Another What little boy or girl will not watch the ested us. Her husband was the son of a cler- lady refugee, from Atlanta, with her little tired steps of others, and themselves run to

be feet to the weary?

FAN FAN. gyman.

daughter, called for assistance. She was
He was a landscape painter, and
after exhibiting his paintings, not meeting with young and intelligent woman, born in Connec-
hoped-tor success, he became very much de- ticut, she married a Southern gentleman eight

WORK FOR CHILDREN.-One of the greatest defects in pressed, and resolved to come to the United or ten years since. He became intemperate,

the education of children, is in neglecting to accustom them States. His friends and hers opposed it great- and she had supported herself and children by to work. It is an evil peculiar to large towns and cities. A ly, from dislike to Americans. He sold what teaching a select school until the siege of At

certain amount of work is necessary to the proper education

of children; their future independence and comfort depend he could, and they came to the United States, lanta. She effected her escape before its sur

on their being accustomed to provide for the thousand con. and had to struggle to support their family. render, and, after many difficulties, arrived in stantly recurring wants that nature entails on them. Even After some time she visited her friends, with New York. She was advised by us to apply if this necessity did not exist, moderate employment of several of her children. (She has eleven liv- to the society lately organized for the relief of health, and enable them to bear the confinement of the

some kind would preserve them from bad habits; promote ing, has lost two.) Her relatives promised, if refugees. The lady from Atlanta, mentioned

school-room; and teach them more than anything else apshe would remain with them, to assist her in in last week's report, was present, and the re- propriate views respecting their future welfare. It is too supporting her family. Her children were

often the case that children, after spending six hours of the fugees had a long and interesting conversation

day in school, are permitted to spend the rest of ihe day as opposed to remaining in England, and disgust- respecting their sufferings and escape.

they please. They do not consider that their success in ed with the selfish manner of their relatives. Two ladies, connected with the work at the after life depends upon the improvement of their youthfal

hours. They grow up in the world without a knowledge of “I think they are a selfish people," said the New England rooms, called to see if we would

its toils and cares. They cannot appreciate the favors betried woman. She returned to this city; receive the wife and two children of a soldier

stowed on them by their parents, as they do not know the fonnd her husband determined to enter the now in a lunatic asylum. They were received, toils they cost. Their bodies and minds are enervated, and army, saying it was his country and the home The artist's widow called with three little

they are constantly exposed to whatever vicious associations

are within their reach. The daughter probably becomes of his children, and it was his duty to do what children, attractive in looks and manners. The

that pitiable object, a fashionable girl. The son, if he surhe could for the preservation of its liberty. sufferings which that mother has passed mounts the consequences of his parents' neglect, does it He did so, was given some office, and went to through can only be computed by those who probably after his plans and station for life are fixed, when

a knowledge of som, of its important objects comes too Washington, where she visited him, and part- love much, as they look upon the little ones,

late. No m'ın or woman is thoroughly educated if not reed with him forever, as he was killed soon surrendered, through want, to the care of quired to labor. Whatever accomplishments they possess, after. She had passed through great sufferings strangers. Muy her confidence in God and

whatever their mental training, in the voyage of life, they

require some practical knowledge and experience derived on sea and land, from sickness and poverty, men enrich her soul, and bring to her and hers

from accustoming themselves to useful labor of some sort, but was blessed, she said, by having lovely, its recompense. obedient children, who never opposed her will. The physician who attended her, had taken

POSTAGE ON THIS PAPER. her son, a boy of ten years, whose strong de

For the Advocate and Guardian.

By the new law, the postage on single copies of the A. &

6. is now six cents a quarter, payable in advance, in all sire was to be an American citizen, and able


parts of the United States.

A package of four copies, which weighs 4 ounces, sent to to vote now for the Union. “He sits at the

“Old Tim” made an effort to get from

*one culdress, is subject io no more postage than a single Doctor's table, and the kind man has given

copy, according to Instruction 36, which Postmasters will his chair to the corner, where his cane had please see.

From 5 to 8 copies, to one address, 12 cents a quarter. him a silver napkin-ring," said the grateful

been placed. Little Mary, his granddaugliter, From 9 to 12 do mother. “I have also a little girl," she con

and so on, at the rate of 6 cents a quarter for every 4 ounces saw how feeble he was and how he fell back

or fraction thereof.

In order to receive the paper at the lowest rate of postage, tinued, “with a gentleman in AM who into his seat without being able to take one it is necessary to take then, not singly, but at least 4 copies; loves her dearly. After staying in his family

and so of clubs, they should be made up, if possible, of 8, 12, step towards what he called his “third foot,"

16, 20 and so on. a few weeks, he called to see it I would not

As an inducement to those who now receive it singly, to and her little feet ran quickly across the floor

make up a small club of four or eight, the Ex. Com. propose allow him to a lopt her. He said he could not to the cane and back again to her grandfa

to put the subscription orice for four copies, to one address

at 75 cents a year discover any difference in his affection for her ther's chair. and that telt for his daughter, of her age, and Baby Susie had learned to "go alone," At offices where there are several single suoscrmers re

ceiving it to their separate addresses, by their uniting togethhe wished to educate them as sisters; that he but a month of illness came, and took the er and having it in one package, to one address, it will mate

rially reduce the postage on each. would send her to the same boarding-school, little thing off her feet again, and when she

AP The postage must be paid in advance, either quarterly

or yearly, at the office where received. and give her a like portion with his children. was well enough to want to go from point to

7 POSTMASTERS and others, desiring papers to be

discontinued, will please send the name of the P. O. as well I felt that I could not resign my child forever, point in the room, and her feet would not but, after he prayed with me, I felt it would obey her will, sister Hattie “toted” her

The names cannot be put on papers taken in clubs, round in her arms and made her own feut without subjecting each paper to full postage of 240 a year, be selfish and unjust for me to deprive her of

and entailing a large additional expense on the publishers such friends and opportunities; so I resigned

answer for the little weary, helpless ones. her, having his proinise that she might visit

Mother had been hard at work all day,

there had not been one minute's rest, until * Packages, not letters, should be marked: me.” Her visit to the Home was to place

HOME FOR THE FRIENDLESS, the sun three of her children under our care, finding

was setting, and she threw herself

29 E. 29TH ST., into her rocking-chair, to take a "breathing Care

NEW YORK. it impossible for her to support them.

A. Chapman, (Healey's Express, ) Pier 16, N. R. spell,” but something was wanting from the

A list of articles, with donors' names and post-office adA refugee called, with her daughter. She

dress, should be enclosed in the package, and another very top of the house, and the tired feet were

similar list sent by mail, stating when and how the package left her husband and son in Richmond for tho

was forwarded. trying to move again, when Sarah ran nim

The only safe way of transmitting funds, is by draft, pay
purpose of obtaining provisions at a lower bly up the stairs and saved the weary moth- able to Mrs. Sarah A. Stone, Treasurer.
rate, and was surprised by finding herself

er's steps.
within our lines, and her return thus pre- Father had been plodding through the toil.

7 The Society have now only " Walks of Usefulness." vented.

“Saw up and Saw Down," and "The Harwoods;" their othThe daughter was received, the some honrs, and was seated, for the evening,

er books are out of print and cannot be republished at mother conditionally. She was a native of with his paper, when suddenly he remember.


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as of the subscriber.

9 We are compelled to omit several advertisementsMassachusetts. Said her husband and son were ed a forgotten duty that would take him a

they will appear in the January No.


Important Legacies have been lost to the Home through Informality. It is therefore earnestly requested of those who design to benefit the Institution by giving it a place in their last Will and Testament, that they would use the following:

FORY OF A BEQUEST. I give and bequeath to the American Female Guardian Society, incorporated by the Legislature of New York, in the year 1819, the sum ol's -, to be applied for the Benefit of the Home for the Friendless, or to other charitable uses of said Society.

The Will should be attested by three witnesses, who should write against their names, their place of residence, and state that they signed the instrument at the request of the testator. and in the presence of the testator and each other, and that the testator declared to them that it was his or her last Will and Testament.

TO DONORS.-Small Packages, sent to the City by private hand, may be left at either of the following places :

North Bro's and Gillett, Com. Merchants, Domestic Cotton Goods, &c., &c., 12 Murray St.

Jas. 0. Bennett, Commission Merchant, 30 Whitehall St.

Collected by Mrs. Lafever. N. Y. City.-James Brown...

100 00 H. B. Claflin & Co....

50 00 A. A. Low.

25 00 Robert Ray.

25 00 Wm. F. Cary

25 00 N. T. E..

20 00 George Bruce.

20 00 T. T.C.

5 00 C. H. Shipman.

100 00 A. Norrie.

50 00 A Friend, Thanksgiving gift.

4 00 Mrs Journeay, per Mrs Brouwer...

5 00 * A Guilty Conscience."

250 00 Mrs S. W. Arms, for soldier's children..

1 25 Mrs Prof. Joel Benedict, for Industrial Schools........ 5 00 N. J.-Mrs S. R. Tomlinson and Mrs M. M. Davis, Shiloh.....

2 00 Mrs C. B. Atterbury, Paterson...

5 00 Pa.-B. F. Honness, Great Bend.

1 00 Mrs R. Williams $5, Mrs G, Potter €2, Steamburg..... 7 00 M. Roonce, Clark....

1 00 Ohio.-Mrs C. Page 2 00, her daughter Mary 100, Steedsboro.

3 00 Mary Jane Bennett 200, & Friend 200, per J. Maule, Coleraine....

4 00 11.- A Friend, Mendon.

60 Mrs S. Miller and daughters, Dallas City

4 00 Mrs E. L. Pickford, Luda....

1 00 Lizzie W. Earhart, Wenona....

1 00 Mich.-Mrs S. E. Parker, Pontiac, part freight.... 5 00 W. G. Talbert, Sand Beach...

4 00 Mrs Green, Mrs Drew, Mrs Anderson and Mrs Ket

cham 100 each, Mr Stocking 50c, Tecumseh.. “Sister and sell," for Thanksgiving, Battle Creek... 3 00 Mrs W. A. Knowlton 1 00, Charlie K. 100, for Thanksgiving, Coldwater..

1 10 Wis.--Mrs E. Merrick, Fairplay.............

1 00 A Friend, Racine..

10 00 Mrs S. Drummond, Stone Bank

50 A. Wescott, Fort Atkinson...

1 00 Iowa.--George G. Miller, Cincinnati.

25 H. D. Miller......



Home for the Friendless, from November 10th to November 25th, 1864.

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3 00

N. H.-Mrs S. C, Eastman, J. S, Eastman and Miss

N. R. Marston, Jampstead, for Thanksgiving...... Vt.-A Friend $1, a Subscriber 81. Wilmington .........

2 00 1 00 1 (0 2 40

Mrs Kellogg 3 00, Mrs Welle ? , to complete the L.
M. of Mrs Louisa B. Campbell, Utica..

5 00 Ladies' Sewing Society of School District No 11,

Hartwick, to const. in part Mrs Sarab Bradley,
Milford and Mrs Mary A. Perkins of Hartwick
Seminary L. M.'s, per Albert Waldon...

20 00
Joseph Sutphen, Sweden. to comp. L. M. of his
niece, Miss E. L. Trull, Brockport...

10 00 Mrs A. L. Foote, County Line, á Thanksgiving of

fering to apply on a L. M. for Miss E. J. Conrad,
Fox Lake, Wls.

5 00 Mrs Maria Page, Marshall, to complete L. M.. 10 00 X. Y. City.--Mrs E. Wade, on a L. M. for her grandaughter, M. L. White..

5 00 Pa.-Mrs A. Hartpence, Pottstown, to apply on a L. M. for Mrs E. F. Minot, Brockport, N. Y

5 00 Ill.-A Friend to const. Mrs A. B. Campbell, Mendon a L. M.

20 00 Oregon.-Edmund D. Judkins to const. Mrs Emeline Clark, Forest Grove, a L. M..

20 W

Mrs D. T. Robinson, Midillebury
Mrs C. C. Torrey, Chester..
Friends, Sunderland..

Mass.-Friends, Greenfield...

3 00 A few Ladies, Warren per E. Ramsdell.. Mrs M. Howes $1, Friends 50C, Ashtield.

1 50 Conn.-Ann Hogan, Broad Brook...

1 00 Mrs Ambrose Leete, Guilford..

1 00
Mrs H. Chittenden $1, Miss C Bradley 700, Guilford 1 70
Mrs E. Cowles, Cricket Glen, per G, Mitchell.. 1 2 20
Laura L. Sill. Lyme, for special case..
Mrs E. (hapman, Vernon Centre
Mrs Nathan Cook, Waterbury, a birthday offering. 1 00
A Friend, Bethlehem...

3 00
Candace N. Whiting. Plainville.
Mrs C, A. Trouvbridge, Ashford, for Thanksgiving..

1 00 Mrs H. French $2, Mrs N. B. Abbott $1, Watertown 3 00 Miss Eunice Starr, Norwicb.

1 00 Mary A. Keith, Putnam....

2 00 Mrs Welton, Miss Doolittle. Mrs Williams $1 each, Mrs Humphrey, Mr Foote, Mrs Brooks, Mrs Martin 300 each, Mrs Brown. Mrs Paddock, Mrs Grenville, Mrs Jenkins, Mrs Bristol, Mrs Curnow, Mrs Judd, Mrs Hotchkiss, Mrs Fenton, Mrs Ives, Mrs Baldwin, Mr Hitchcock and Mrs Bradley 20 each. Miss Hitchcock 150, Mr Pardee 100, Robbins and Charlie, Sarah and Cyrus, Augusta, Charlie, Emily, Addie, (arrie, Mary, Fannie, Willie, Georgie. Lillie and H. E. Hall 250 each, also for thanksgiving Mrs Spencer and Mrs Hitchcock $1 each, Mrs llotchkisy 7, Mrs Peck 500, E. Mumpton 350, other friends 635, collected by Georgie and Willie Williams, ('hexbire...

22 65 N. Y.-Friends, Monkton, freight.

1 J7 Mrs Boynton and family 1 23, other Friends, Cortland i 10.....

2 35 Ladies of the Cong. Society, Smyrna.. MENS, W. Merriam, Harpersfield

4 00 Mrs J. A. Hardiman, Litchfield.

50 Mrs N. C. Blish, Stanford..

5 00 Mrs F. M. Crandall and Mr L. S. Smith $1, Mrs Miller and Mrs A. Crandall 250 each, Greenbusb..

1 50 Mrs E. Brown, Norwich..

50 Mrs Delia Van Hoosen, Hoosick Corners,

5 00 Mrs Lydia Gifford, Brockport, per S. W. Hubbell... 5 00 H. M. Shufeldt, Chatham 4 Corners, freight.

1 00 Mr S. W. Brewster, Hannibal.

20 00
Harriet Belcher, Berk dire, a Thanksgiving offer'g 2 00
A. P., $2, Charlie & Isabella P.346 each, Skaneatles. 3 00
Miss Melinda Clark, Cranes Factory, Mohawks-

ville, per H. A. Chrisler. a Thanksgiving offering 10 00
Ladies' Society of School Dist. No, 11. Hartwick, frt 1 15
Bequest of Joseph Alexander, late of Litchfield, E.
J. and Olive Alexander, Executors..

104 00 Mrs T. Brown, Little Genesee, for 'Thanksglving..... 5 00 A Friend, Bingliamton...

10 Eliza and Mary Ashley, Canaan 4 Corners.....

6 00 Miss Lizzie Hong, Buffalo.

1 00 Mrs B. S. Walcott. N. York yills.

25 00 Mrs Howard, La Grange, for Thanksgiving.

3 00
S. A. Buil, Downsville, for Thanksgiving...
Mrs M, McKinzie, Mrs Miner. Mrs C. and Mrs F.
H. Kelley 500 each, Stephen's Mills.

2 00 Mrs Scott, Coxsackie.

10 (10) A Friend, New Bridge..

48 A Friend, Walton.

1 00 Friends, Randolph, & Thanlisgiving offering, per T. A, C, Everett.

4 00 Mr Eaton 2. Mrs Senrs $i, Mry Partridge, Mrs

Williams, Mrs Hollenbeck, 18 Aldrich and Mrs

Wilson 250 each, Vry Wicks 19, Vermont............ 4 45 Thanksgiving collec:lon in Cong. Ch., Hannibul, per S. W. Brewster....

5 00 Priscilla and Panther Tuinshast $2 and Mrs M.

Burnell 500, for Thanksgiving, Norway,
Friends, New Road, of wha2 is the children's gift.. 7 75
C. R. Waugh, Canton...

1 00 Mr M, Vandeizer, Schodac.

2 00

Mass.-Susie and Joseph Kingman and Anna King,

Good Hope Missou S. S., Easthampton, per G.

1 30 Austin J. Lyman and friends, Easthampton..

1 60 Cona.-Ten children under ten years old 1 40, their teacher 1 00, Easthampton....

2 40
E. Howard Taylor, a díme for each birthday, New

1 00
George and Edward Stoughton, Plymouth Hollow. 2 00
Sammie and Abbie Willard 30c, earned by self-de-
nial, their niother soc, Willimantic....

1 00
C. A. Prior, Middletown, for "hanksgiving

1 00
Lizzie Dution aud Idrile Rathburn, orphan chil-
dren, Easthamptor.....

X, Y.-Little boys in Mrs C. T. Tyler's S. S. Class,
one of whom has died, Cochecton.

1 00
Penny collection in the Russell Baptist S. S., per
C. C. Gibbons.

2 75
Minnie B. Rathburn, Little Falls, for Thanksg'ing. 1 00
Carrie and Eddie Wood, Eden.....

Miss Stearns 250, George, Jennie, Sarab, Hattie,

Eva and Charlie 15 and 100 each, other children
210, a Friend osc, scholars in Miss Stearn's school,

1 20
James E. Kelley 200, Annie G. Nun, Nellie Ciark
and Julia Townsend 500 each, Brewsters, per Mrs

3 50
Miss Gilbert 250, Ellen Eldridge 10€, Ballston Spa... 35
M. E. Candee and young friends, Holland Patent. 13 00
Emily and Libbie Thomas, Union Springs, birth-

day gifts.
A Thanksgiving Offering from an Infant Class in
S, S., Oramel, per E. R. Bell...

1 50
Murray and Charlie, Nettie and Libbie, Mutie, Jes-

sie and Lillie and their little sister Ella, deceased,
Scottie and his baby sister Libbie 100 each, for

Thanksgiving, per Mrs Kelley, Stephen's Mills... 1 00
N. Y. City.-- Little Nina's monthly donation.. 1 00
Charlie Bailey Gates......

1 (10
Ohio.-S. S. Class of Anna M. Wyett, Oberlin.

1 50 Little Eddie und Allie, Braceville.

Johnnie, Willie and Austin Wheeler 300, their
grandma 20c, Toledo...

nil.-A. S. Greeley, Clinton, for Thanksgiving.
Horace, Willie and Georgie Reed, Clinton.

Clara, Albert and Rutea Sawtell, Galesburg,

30 Little Emma's earnings, Henry.

50 Mich.-Burtis and Freddie 38C, Julia 12c, Tecumseh 50 A Home boy's first donation, Wacousta...

80 Wis.-Madeline, Clara and Bertie, Albion........... 25

CLOTHING, PROVISIONS, &c., received from

November 10th to November 25th, 1864.
N. H.-Hollis, a box containing quilts, clothing and barted

patchwork from the Ladies' Circle, per Mrs Mary B.

Vt-McIndoes' Falls, aprons and other articles from Mrs

M. M. Bradford.
Swanton, a box of clothing.
Monkton. half bbl. containing clothing, dried fruit, etc.,

from Mrs P. A. Miles.
Mass. -Newton Corners, box_containing one quilt, hose,

patchwork, &c., from Mrs Frank C. Hastings. Chicopee, box containing hoods, tippets, cambric and

clothing from D, Frank Hale. Warren, barrel containing clothing and quilts, basted

patchwork from & few friends, per Mrs Elizabea

Greenfield, quilts, sheets and clothing, basted patchwork

and fancy articles from frlends, per Mrs Elizebeth

Stockbridge, needle-book from Mrs J. Crosby, also a

needle-book from Belle,
Conn.-Guilford Centre, package of children's clothiug

from the ladies of Gifford.
Enfield, one collar from Ann E. Allen,
Guilford, box of clothing from friends, per Mrs Dr, Clark.
Hartford, box containing dried apples, beans and faucy

Bristol, a quilt from H. B, A.
Veruon Centre, a bbl, from Emily S. Chapman.
East Hampton, onions, carrots and potatoes from Mrs De.

lia E. Smith,
N. Y.-Croton, package of clothing from Mrs D. Georgie.
Croton, package of children's clothing, 2 tidies and dried

fruit from Mrs L. Rich, also pair of gold spectacles. Nicholville, box containing quilts and clothing from the

Female Benev. Soc., also parcel of clothing from Mrs

Peck Smith, per Mrs A. C. Witters.
Syracuse, box of fancy articles for sales-room made by a

few little girls, per Mrs P. Waggoner.
Deposit, package from Mrs H. Coffiu,
Newark Valley, barrel containing quilts, clothing, dried

fruit, beans, etc., from friends, per Mrs J. E. Smith. Moreau, package containing clothing from Mrs M. C.

Durkee, Mrs F. Northrup and Mrs Emma Cook. Brockport, box containing clothing from a number of

friends, per Mrs Sarah W. Hubbell. Eatov, box containing quilts, clothing and dried fruit, al.

80 a few fancy articles from Mrs E. A. Denning, Angelica, box containing clothing, dried frult and beans

from Mrs A, B, Heckman. Big Hollow, barrel containing hose, dried fruit, butter,

molasses and yarn from a few friends. Ballston Spa, 12 dresses from Mrs T. M. Mitchell, 1 bun

dle from Miss Phebe Jones, 1 bundle from Benton, 1

bundle from Miss Tryon, per Mrs Titus Mitchell. N, Y. City.--Package from Mrs Eastman. Two baskets of clothing and patchwork from Mrs

Benedict, for school No. 3.
Package of clothing from Mrs Wood, Brooklyn.
2 dresses from Mry G. W. Livingston.
Fancy articles from Mrs Sprague, Old Ladies' Asylum.
Package of clothing from a friend.
3 pair socks from Miss M. R. Treadwell, Brooklyn.
7 hoods from Mrs B. G. Blony, Brookiyn.
4 dress patterns of calico, also rempants and muslin from

Mrs Joseph Lawrence.
Clothing and crib quilt from Mrs Duuning.
Package of infants clothes from little Nina,
Fancy articles from Miss Sarah Walton.

10 pieces of calico from H. K. Murray,
N. J.-Passaic, package of cloto'ng from Mrs Mary E.

Baskenridge, a package from Albro,
Roseville, coat and pants from friend.
Youngs Mills, quilt, clothing anh vasted work from friends,

woolen hoke from Mrs And #son, small pair of hose

knit by Nellie, a little girl ofix years.
Pa.-Montrose, package containing clothing from Mrs

Henry A. Riley.
III.-Luda, a fancy mat from * rs E. L. Pickford.

Gatoway, 1 pair of child's se- is from Mrs Leavenworth.


2 00

Vt.--Mrs Gen. Jonas Clark, Poultney..
X. Y.-Mrs John Thorn, Utica.............

5 00


N. H.-Mrs M. J. Harris, Lebanon..

20 00
Mass.-Miss Harriet W. Dwinnell, West Millbury,
to complete L. M....

10 00
Conn.-Miss Sarah Haynes, Lebanon, to constitute

Miss Maria E. Rose, Bridgehampton. L. I., a LM 2000
N. Y.-Caroline B. Wood, on L. M. Brooklyn............ 2 00

Mrs Elias Hawley, Binghamton, to complete L. M. 10 00

1 00


5 00 A. M. R.

3 00 Mrs Wotherspoon.

20 00 H. A. Bostwick.

10 00 Mrs Joseph Lawrence, per Mrs E. C. Benedict. 5 00 Miss L. M. Green,

5 00 Mr E. C. Benedict, per Mrs E. C. Benedict.

10 00 Four Young Ladies of Miss Green's School, avails of self-denial..

4 00 Mr C. T. Rodgers, per Mrs Crehore.

10 00 Mrs C. T. Rodgers,

5 00 Mrs H, C. (rehore, first payment on L. M.

10 00 Mrs Rev Edwin F. Hatfield, per M. A. Raymond.. 10 00 Mrs S. J. Goodenough....

5 00 Mrs M. H. Cashman...

10 00 A Friend

2 00 Mrs McDonald, per Mrs Crehore........

1 00 A Friend.

25 00 A Friend

5 00 A Friend

3 00 Mrs F. H. Slade.

10 00 Mrs E. B. Woodford, Irvington..

2 00 John A. Gray & Green....

5 00 Lindenmeyer & Brother.

5 GO W. B. Taylor..

1 00 Mrs J. A. Lott, Flatbush..

1 00 Charles T. Goodwin..

50 00 A Friend...

5 00 Mrs Dr Peter Clark.

5 00 Mrs Joseph P. Baker.

5 00 Carrie and Annie 500 each, Helen 10c.

1 10 Charlie Van Horn..

1 00 Mrs A. Vanderpool.

15 00 Mrs H. G. Combs.

2 00 Mrs Chapman.....

50 Percy Seeley.

50 George J. Byrd, Jr...

50 Ida L. Byrd.

50 Walter L. Ranney.

25 Mrs C, H, Jewett..

5 00 Mrs A. E. Ranney.

5 00 Dr. Warke..

1 00 L. D. Nesbitt.. Willie Nesbitt.

25 Mary A. Baker..

25 W. N. Seyutour Co.

20 00 J. G. Dudley

5 00 Dudley Gibbs.

2 00 A. Taylor

5 00 Mrs M.I. Hubbard, on L. M. of her daughter Fannie 5 00 Mrs M. A. Hawkins....

10 00 Mr Albert Webber, per Mrs Ambler..

2 00 Louisa, Annie, George. Alfred & Grandma..

2 50 Eddie, Rosa and John D. Crouch..

51 Allen Leete...

2 00 Charles R. Willett.....

10 Johnnie Hall......

14 Anna, Irving, Louisa, Emma, Lavinia and Clara Bogardus, $1 each

6 00 Their Father and Mother.

5 00 Mr Lane:

1 05 Mrs John Wilson...

10 00 Mr T. F.T.

10 00 Mrs C. S. T.

10 00 Misses a. C. T., O.C. T., E. S. T. and Master A. B. T, $5 each.....

20 00 Hattie M. Ross

1 00 A Friend

2 00 A Friend..

1 00 George E. Morrison.. Edith

30 Coll. by Josie, Carrie and Sadie Angell, Morrisania. 18 00 James Somerville...

10 00 James C. Derby..

5 00 Maggie and Katie Duncan, Martha Farrell and Bessie Fraser...

20 A Friend

35 Mrs H. W. Johnson.

2 00 Mrs J. Ferguson..

2 00 A Friend.

1 00 Johnnie (going without butter).

1 00 A Friend

1 00 Mrs Fiston....!

2 00 Charles H. Ranney

25 Miss Ann Morss. per Mrs R. M. Buchanan.

15 00 Mrs H, Rice, to comp. L. M.,

10 00 Mr Thos. Monahan, per Mrs R. M. Buchanan. 10 00 E. Ketcham,

10 00 F. W. Meyer,

10 00 A. W. Colgate,

5 00 W. E. Dodge, Jr.,

5 00 C. M. Rollinson

1 00 Mr Overton,

1 00 Freddie and Harry Pickard.

2 00 Cash

4 00 A Friend.

5 00 Mrs Graham.

1 00 Mrs W. T. Pinkney.

5 00 A Friend

5 00 A Friend.

25 Mrs Ransom.

1 00 A Friend

50 Anna R. Brooks.

50 Minnie 5. Brooks.

1 00 Mrs E. L. Bowles, payment on L. M...

5 00 A Friend..

50 Dr Perry

2 00 Fairchild & Fanshiwe.

25 00 Mrs N. W. Hooker.

5 00 Mr D. Cashman.

5 00 Mrs John Adriança,

5 00 Lillie

2 00 Mrs Blank

50 00 Miss E. Alger...

2 00 Mrs Chester, first pe" inent on L. M.

10 00 Mrs Dr. Bayles ($20. L. M.)....

30 00 James Bayles, to con ... his wife a L. M.

20 00 Mrs Johu Johnston, ?r Mrs Brouwer

2 00 Mrs P. Halsted


10 00 Mrs E. W. Kent..

Miss Woolsey.

30 00 Miss S. Howard.

50 Mrs L. L. Sturges.

5 00 Mrs Halsted.

50 Mrs L. Watkis...

5 00 Lilly Reed Williams.

5 00 Miss Strong

5 00 Mrs H. Bonnett..

5 00 Mrs M. Dve

5 00 Mrs C. Wilmarth.

2 00 Mrs R. Ayres..

5 00 Robert Taylor.

1 00 James Oakley $2, Mrs J. Oakley $1.

3 00 Ralph and Jennie Oakley, $1 each.

2 00 Mrs G. Townsend.

2 00 Mrs I. T. Williams.

3 00 Mrs N. Boardman.

3 00 Harry Curtis, Franklin Curtis....

2 00 Mrs Crook.

1 00 Mary Martin and Flora Jarvis..

20 Mrs R. and Mrs C. Burkhalter..

10 00 F. C. Jones..

1 00 Mrs Harriet Douglas Cruger

40 00 Master Savage...

1 00 Willie and Jennie Bartlett, 1.00 each,

2 00 Mrs Dr. Ball.....

3 00 Mr Leveredge,

30 C. C. North, Mrs C. C. North, Miss Mary North, C. R. North, 500 each.

20 00 Albert, Julia, Ernest, Lila, F. M. and G. A. North, 1.00 each...

6 00 A Friend.

1 00 Louisa Jeremiah.

2 00 Emma Talman...

I 00 Reuben Denning.

26 Friend of the friendless.

25 Mrs Blanchard.

1 00 Mr Fanning...

2 00 Miss Louisa Johnson, Mr Johnson and Clarence Johnson..

3 00 A Friend,

10 00 Mrs C. Scribner.

1 00 Thos. H. Maghee..........

25 00 Miss Serrell

1 00 Mrs Storms.

6 00 Louisa, Carrie and Willie Storms 1.00 each.

3 00 Ives Richards 100, Willie Richards 350.

45 A Friend..... Mrs Towers.

1 00 Mr Houston.

1 00 L. D. and Ida C. Olmsted...

2 00 L. P. Holmes..

1 00 Mrs Page.

2 00 Ellen Sedgwick..

25 Mrs G. R. Robinson.

5 00 Mrs G. H. Irwin....

5 00 Mrs J. R. Gregory.

2 00 Miss Phillipena Gallup

1 00 William and Frank Dunning 10c each.

20 A Friend..

60 Collected by Clara Durbrow, Harlem,

5 05 Capt. T. F. Attix, per Mrs S. R. I. Bennett.

5 00 Mrs C. A. Abbatt,

1 00 Miss Georgie Hays,

2 60 Baby Hays, specie and pennies, and premium on the same

2 12 A friend, to const. Mrs E. A. Deveau, E. L. Hub

bell, A. E. Birdsall, Mrs John W. Sherwood, Mrs
Robert Giblett, Life Members..........

100 00 A Friend (Widows' Fund).

10 00 THE following sums were received for a special object, which--thanks to the generous donors-was fully accomplished, and the balance applied as requested.]

For Home I. School, No. 2. Ludies of Inwood, N. Y., per Mrs Veitch............. 70 50 Mr W. B. Bradbury. per Mrs Bennett.

20 00 Mrs F. P. Schoals,

20 00 Mrs T. Ketchum,

3 00 Mrs. F. Foster,

5 00 Mrs M. A. Hawkins,

2 00 Mrs A. Brouwer,

5 00 Mrs H. D. Cruger, Miss S. M. Hitchcock

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10 00 Mrs Sam'l Waterbury

2 00 J. R. S....

3 00 Mr M. R. Cook...

2 00 E, D. Kelly

1 00 Mrs W. II. Selleck

1 00

10 00 Mr Gray, per Miss Stubes.

5 00 Mr West,

3 00 Mrs Halsted,"

2 00 Mrs Everdell and Mrs Pancost, per Mrs Conger 2 00 Cash from Friends...

3 75
Mrs S. R. I. Bennett.

7 00
Mr Niess, basket of cake
Mr Demorest, pinking 30 sacks.

For Home I. School No. 5.
Mr & Mrs Richard Patrick, 10 00 each...

20 00
Mr Edmund Penfold..

15 00 Misses Hawkins..

10 00 Miss Parish.....

10 00 Mrs S. R. I, Bennett.

5 00 Mrs Calvin Knox.....

5 00 Miss A. A. Hoffman.

8 00 Mrs. B. Schieffelin, per Miss N. Herrick.

5 00 Misses Reed...

5 00 Miss Remsen.

5 00 Miss Parish

5 00 Mr James Suydam..

5 00 Mr John A. Luqueer.

5 00 Miss Wakeman.

5 00 Mrs C. P. Kirkland....

5 00 Mrs I. C. C. Reynolds.

5 00 Edmund Penfold, Jr..

5 00 W. Hall Penfold..

5 00 Mrs G. W. Stitt.

5 00 Mrs M. L. McCrady

8 00 Mrs A. W. Spies.

3 00 Mrs John Cochrane.

3 00 Miss Munro

2 00 Miss Rutherford.

2 00 Mrs Edward Smith..

2 00 Mrs E. H. I[errick.

2 00
Mrs. S.S. Doughty

2 00
Mrs Gillespie...
G. B. Myers.

1 00
E. Marsh

1 00 Miss H

1 00 Mry Poole.

1 00 A Friend.

1 00

Miss Mary Herring.....

10) Mrs H., Misses C. and M.Van Wagenen 1 00 each.... 3 00 Mis Keeler..

1 00 Minnie Hay.

1 00 Miss Maggie Thompson...

1 00 Mr T. Eason..

1 00 Mrs Neely.

1 00 Sterie Wickens..

Donations for Home I. School No. 5, per School Committee.
Mrs T. H, Williams, 1 turkey and potatoes.
Mrs Bishop, 1 turkey.
I. Mettzer, leg of mutton,
Mr Aiken, caker.
Honsent & Steinle, nuts.
Mrs Wickens, 4 loaves of bread,
Mrs Hasbrouck, 1 goone, pies and cake.
Mrs Cornelius Suydam, quantity of cakes,
Presbyterian Church of Spencertown, through Rev.

William Clark, 4 bhls of apples, box of clothing.
Miss Farrington, 1 turkey, pair chickens.
Mrs N. Nichols, 2 pies, 1 large cake.
George A. Goodheart, shoulder of mutton.
Mr Limius, piece of beef.
Mrs F. T. Luqueer, 2 turkeys.
Miss M. S. Guvu, çake and tongue.
Mrs Alonzo Robbins, 2 pies and biscuits.
Miss Mary Jessup, package of cakes.
Mrs I. H. White, turkey and 3 pies.
Mrs E. F. Hall, basket of cake.
Mr John Bunn, 1 turkey.
Mrs Casamajor, peck of apples, 2 pies.
Mrs 0. H. Barnard, shoulder of mutton, loaf of cake and

Miss Mary Howell, 1 turkey.
Mrs Peter Donald, 1 turkey, ham and potatoes.
A Friend, 1 pie.
Mrs Somerville, basket of cake and bread
Mry Richard Amerman, 6 pies.
Mrs Peter Amerman, 4 pies.
Mrs I. Myers, 2 pies and biscuits.
Miss Suydam, 3 lbs, butter.
Mrs Harris, 1 turkey.
Miss J. Penfold, 50 mince pies,
Mr Luhrs, Cor. 6th Av. & 29th St., 1 turkey.
Mr Arras

30th St., 1 turkey.
Clothing from Mrs John Rutherford, Burlington, N. Y
Package of clothing from Mrs I. H. White.
Package of clothing from Mrs E F. Hall.
A package of clothing froin Mrs E. Mower.

Conn.-Plymouth, 2 turkeys from Mrs Langdon.
N. Y.-Lake Mahopac, i barrel apples and I pumpkin from

Mrs W. H. Beebe.
Brewsters, 4 loaves of cake, 1 loaf of bread, package of
oyster crackers, 1 of coffee, box of very fine apples, crul-
lers, nuts and pop-corn, nice fancy articles and children's

clothing, from friends, per Mrs Meginley. Ravenswood, 12 pies from a friend. N. Y. City.-1 turkey, ham and cranberries, from Smith

Bros. 1 roast turkey from Mrs Simonson. I pair chickens from Mrs G. T. I. 1 pair cooked chickens from Mrs Alex. Holland. 2 hams from Park & Tilford, per Mrs J. W. Baker. Quantity of cakes from Mrs J. W. Baker. 1 pair of chickens and bag of vegetables from Mrs Van

Vleck, S.I. A basket of cake and 2 pies from Mrs J. C. Smith. 3 roast turkeys from Mrs Brouwer. 1 turkey from Mr Joseph Haight, per Mrs Ambler. Barrel of apples from Harry R. Mlller. Basket of apples from Mrs Meeks. 2 mince pies from Mrs Benedict. 1 turkey from J. W. Pope, beef from W. McGloine, per

Mrs Benedict. 1 turkey from W. A. Taylor. 2 baskets potatoes from Mrs Archer. 1 ham from Mr Harris Wilson. 1 turkey and 1 pair chickens from Mrs S. R. I. Bennett. i turkey from J. T Carpenter. 4 chickens, cake and parsley from Mrs Bailey. 1 turkey from Mr White, per Mrs Lord. 1 turkey, pair chickens, mutton and beef from Mrs Wm.

Arras. 1 turkey and nine pies from Mrs Crehore. 1 turkey from Mrs Chester. Leg of mutton from Henry Schober. 2 turkeys from friends, by express, Quantity of biscuit from Mrs Prati. 1 roast goose from Mrs T. D. Sherwood. 1 cooked turkey from Miss A. Winslow. 1 barrel of apples from C. C. North. 3 turkeys from Thomas Jeremiah, per Miss Brouwer. 6 quarts cranberry sauce, 1 doz, pies and cake from Mrs

Dickerson. 2 sheep from J. C. Morris, 2 pair chickens from Mrs Hawkins. 1 quarter mutton, 2 pair chickens from J C. Smith. Basket of apples from Mrs W. H. Fogg. 4 chickens from Mrs North. 2 pair chickens from F. T. Keating, Fourth Avenue.

Cakes from Mrs Kettlewell, Madison Av. N.J.-3 pr. chickens from Mrs Wm. King, Perth Amboy, per Mrs Ambler.

Per Mrs. R. M. Buchanan. 3 turkeys and 6 bunches celery from Mr Wm. H. Smith, 4 chickens and 2 ducks from Mr Knapp. 1 sheep from Mr Brown. 1 turkey and 2 chickens from Mr Baylis. 1 basket sweet potatoes from Mr Holmes. 1 large loaf of cake and a quantity of prunes from Mrs H.

Rice. 1 roast turkey and basket apples from Mrs B. F. Dunning. 1 turkey from Mr C. E. Carryl. 1 turkey from Mr B. H. Van Auken. 1 turkey from Mr Henry Smith. Hominy, coffee and rice from Albro & Polhamus. 1 turkey, 4 chickens, a basket of cake and a basket of

biscuit from R. M. Buchanan.

5 00


2 00

ed sum.

Please apply it in any way that duty their hearts to assist you; may such friends EXTRACTS FROM CORRESPONDENCE. points out. Yours, sincerely,

multiply. Oh, that the people generally realA Costly Offering.--Dear Madam,-Last

Mrs. B. S. W.

ized the necessity of being more active and earApril my yonogest son enlisted in his country's N. Y. Mills.

nest in the cause you advocate. I have long service, making four that were then in the

felt desirous to let you know my deep interest army. After he left home, he wrote to me say- Thanksgiving Donation.--I am happy again in it, and how highly I esteem the Advocate, and ing he would send me the money to constitute to contribute our mite to the worthy object the comfort it has often been to me. I think myself a life-member of your society, but the for which you are laboring. Enciosed you it is a paper that ought to be in every family dear boy did not live to accomplish his design. will find, as a thanksgiving donation from to aid, counsel and direct the parents in trainHe died the 28th of July last. But I send this

Miss Mary Mc K. Mrs. E. M. M., Mrs. Cath- ing their children aright. May your efforts be $21 00 as some of his dearly-caurned wages, arine K., Mrs. F. H. K., fifty cents each. blessed to the salvation of many souls from feeling that it is a costly offering, with a fervent

From Murray and Charlie G., Nettie and ruin, is the earnest prayer of desire that it may be accepted of God and blessLibbie M., Matie, Jessie and Libbie K., and

E. E. B. ed to the comforting of some of His needy ones. their little sister Ella ( deceased), Scottie K.

M. J. H.

and his baby sister Libbie, ten cents each. Lebanon, N. H. These little ones are all deprived of the so

HOW WE LEARN. ciety and care of “ dear papa" by the cruel ne- GREAT truths are dearly bought. The common truth, Mrs. S. A. Stone,-Enclosed please find cessities of war, but are taught to feel that Such as men give and take from day to day,

Comes in the common walk of easy life, $13 00 froin my friends and myself, to be apwhile they enjoy comfortable homes, and

Blown by the careless wind across our way. plied for the benefit of the Home. It comes “dear papa” is spared, they must think of

Bought in the market, at the current price, from those who have a deep interest in the litthe poor little ones who are without homes

Bred of the smile, the jest, percbance the bowl; tle ones there. I feel especially for them, as

and friends. Tinus they have cheerfully laid by It tells no tales of daring or of worth,

their peonies till Thanksgiving, and now send Nor pierces even the surface of a soul. iny parents some years ago brought home a dear little girl from there and I loved her as them as a thanksgiving offering for God's good

Great truths are greatly won. Not found by chance, my sister. But our little Lizzie lived but a ness to them.

Nor wafted on the breath of summer dream; few months and is now sleeping in our ceme

That the tokens of the approval and guid

But grasped in the great struggle of the soul,

Hard-buffeting with adverse wind and stream. tery. I hope the children may be blessed by

ance of an all-wise and gracions Providence
this little gift.
may still cheer and encourage the hearts of Not in the general mart, 'mid corn and wive;

Not in the merchandise of gold and gems;
M, L. C.
those who thus labor and toil for the needy

Not in the world's gay hall of midnight mirth;
P. S. Two dollars of the above is contribu- and suffering, is the earnest prayer of a friend Not 'mid the blaze of regal diadems;
ted by one of the Home children.

to the noble and glorious work.

Mrs. F, H. K.

But in the day of conflict, fear and grief,

When the strong hand of God, put forth in might, Stephens Mills, N. Y.

Ploughs up the subsoil of the stagnant heart, Gift from an Aged Friend. -Enclosed are

And brings the imprisoned truth-seed to the light. three dollars, two of then saved by an old

Mrs. Bennett, - When at the West last sum- Wrung from the troubled spirit, in hard hours lady, seventy-four years old, as it thanksgiving

mer, attending some of the State Sabbath- Of weakness, solitude, percbance of pain, present. She has long felt a deep interest in school conventions, I spent a Sabbath ir Henry,

Truth springs, like harvest, from the well-ploughed field the Home, and in lier lonely hours (for she is a

And the soul feels it has not wept in vain.
Illinois, and at a gathering of children, I told

H. BONAR, widow) the reading of the Advocate affords

them of the contributions that were given by her much satistuction. The one dollar I send

the mission associations, mostly for the West, as a testimonial of my regard for the children

and mentioned some of the ways and means at the lIome and to cheer their hearts on

ADVANCE IN CLUB PRICES.- The Publishing Com. used to gather in the donations. The next had earnestly hoped that the price of paper would be so Thanksgiving-clay.

diminished before the close of the year, that no change in morning a lady called on me, with a letter Mrs. D. H. and Mrs. D, W. H.

our terms would become necessary. The facts being other. saying, “Please accept the enclosed from our wise, in justice to this department of the work, they are La Grange, N. Y.

constrained to make a small advance; the price for clubs little "prairie flower”' (Einma) for your mis- will be at the rate of 75 cts., instead of 50 cts. per copy per

sion-school. She earned the money by having annum, Single subscriptions, as formerly, $1 in advance. Juvenile Offering. You will find enclosed perfect music-lessons one month, twenty-five

We trust, in view of the motive and manifest necessity for

this slight addition of 25 cts., it will not be allowed to lessen one dollar and sixty cents, fifty-six cents of

cents, and for keeping the door-yard clean one the subscriptions to the Advocate in any section where a which was collected from the children in our

month, twenty-five cents

May this

much larger comparative advance has been made upon the neighborhood by my little boy Austin J. L.

fruits of the earth and every useful commodity; and where "little drop of water" be blessed to some all, too, understand that 75 cts, now are really worth much The remainder is what he has earned himself

thirsty soul."

Mrs. E. H.

less than were 50 cts. four years ago. for the dear little Home children, in whom he

For considerations at once apparent, a little extra exer

I know of no more worthy object on which tion will be requisite the coming month on the part of the has been interested by reading the Adoocate to bestow little Emma's offering, than that in

friends of this paper and its mission, in order still to sustain and Guardian, a paper we would not willingly

and extend its circulation. Wherever this aid shall be given, which you are engaged. Please accept the it will be most gratefully appreciated. give up taking. Although so smali a sum, we

two month's earnings of the dear child, and may hope it will benefit some poor child, and we

mapy innitate her example. hope to send more at some future time.

Lucius Hart.

A. C. L.

Nero York, Nor. 24th, 1864.
East Hampton, Juss.

$1 a year, sin advance to Single Subscribers.

Four copies, and over] to one address, at the rate of 750 a

From an Inwalid.-Dear Friends of the year. Dear Madam,-Enclosed tind twenty-five Home - Please accept a few book-marks for

Letters concerning the Advocate and Guardian, and those

containing funds for the Society, should be addressed: dollars, an humble offering to the Lord, for your sales-room from an invalid, who has been


29 E. 29th Street. aid in your Godlike labors of love to His poor confined to the bed, unable to walk or stand

New York, and needy ones. Were it not for imperative on her feet for seven years, but takes a deep

Letters designed for publication should be addressed to the

Editress of the Advocate and Gurdian, 29 E. 9th St., New claims resting upon me to extend a few mites interest in the Home and its objects, and would

York. Bor 4710.

Letters designed for the Board or Executive Committee, for other noble causes of charity I should gladly do a great deal if it was in her power. and Reports of Auxiliaries, address Corresponding Secreta

ries, A. F. G. Soc., 29 E. 29th St., New York, Box 4710. bave been pleased to have added to the enclos- I rejoice that some who are able do feel it in Advertisements. Only short ones are received-200 a line

[No. 708.

Dec. 16, 1864.]



Box 4740.

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