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“Blessed is he that considereth the poor; the Lord will deliver him in time of trouble."-Ps.' ill. 1, 3.

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INDEX TO VOLUME XXX.

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Another Waymark...

10 How Shall we Bear Trouble? 273 Self-Sacrifice...

32 What is the Cause of the War?....104

A Life Given for Freedom.

18 Hints to Parents ....

189 Socials for Benevolent Purposes. 46 | Which is Worse?

..105

Appalline Catastrophe

35 How Maggie gets a Living.

A Few Words about Temper

273 Sitting in Darkness..

59 Weary in Well-doing..

.106

55

Incidents in a Military Hospital... 36 Soldiers' Children.

..171

Asbamed of Jesus.

" Who Reneweth the face of the

69

Industrial Schools. ...

.140 Striking Contrast

Earth?.

...170

A Consecrated Hour.

82

Influence of Example..

A Word to Mothers.

155 Stuttering Stephen's Story. 80 | What can a Young Girl do for her

90

In the Country..

190 Slavery, the Achan in the Camp... 91 Saviour?

,113, 197

At Home in Heaven.

96

“I can do Nothing."

194 Singular and Affecting Incident.. .100 Why not pray for Editors ?.

Aged Sinners

. 113

. 104

"Ione” to “Spes

223 Soldiers' Tears..

102 Working by Proxy..

A Happy Home.

117 Incidents of a Day of Home Work 264 Signs of the Times

142 What Cheer?..

118

Asleep in Jesus

119 Incentives to Gratitude

.274 Sighing of the Prisoner..

150 | Which was the Gentleman

Anniversary Week.

139
130 Immense Immigration from Eur pe203 Story with a Moral,

151 Words of Warning....

A Mother's Cires..

14

Swiftly passing Time.. ....179 Who hathi pot lost a Friend ?

Albany Home for the Friendless...145 Jottings by the Way7, 66, 142, 192, 254

154

She bath Done what She Could,

Jottings..

..191 Where are They?

A Mother's Greatest Trial.

. 162

.149

228

Jane's Soliloquy.

Self-Discipline..

About two little Boys in their Is-

193 | Worth Trying.

235

Serious Questions.

Was it worth While?

.202

land Home

164 Letters that Talk.

23 Seeking out the AMicted

As Polished Stones

200! What will You give for the Souls ?.214

167 Lessons from Life.

29 Seed Sowing..

201 Will you forgive me ?.

217

A Word to Foster Parents. ......177 Love in a Family

54 Stand Still

.213 | Wish of a Good Man..

.222

Attractive and Repellent Industry. 225 Little Winnie

81 Summer is Ended...

.214 Where there's a Will there's a Way,237

An Important Home Field..... 252 Letter to the Girls

93 Straight Paths..

223 Wants of Home Industrial Schools.263

A Word to my Countrywomen....259 London Charities

103 Send in the Clubs Early.

.250 Wanted-Sunbeams for Home Nur-

A Word to the Wise..

264 Little Rolla...

105 Soldiers and their Mothers.. 251

series

.264

A Singular Letter .....

.285 Lessons by the Way.

116 Spirit of our Soldiers and Sailors..260 | Woman's Work,

282

Bible-Reader's Report.

Living Faith..

31 Letters about Home Children. 128, 133

.118 such as I have give I Thee.. .252 Why were we not consumed ?

286

Borrowing Trouble..

Your Soldier Son....

93

57 Letter from a Field Hospital ......172 The Christmas Tree....

Beyin Aright

Literature of the Day

..174 Timely Hints

18

Young Girls...

Be Your Own Executor.

.225

- 166 Little Margie's Great Work...248, 260 Their works do Follow Them. 19 Youthful Volunteers....

.247

Be Strong in the Lord.

.182 Laborers Wanted...

264 | The Barefooted Child..

20

Beyond the Lines

187 Lovable Christians.

276 The Great Cure.

22

POETRY.

Bygone Summers.

201 Life's Wry and End.

.120 The Great Want..

46

Bring Them Up to It.

.225 Law of Spiritual growth.... .,204 The One Thing Needful.

47 A Touching Incident..

Blackwell's Island,

11

Beware of Scars of Disobedience...273

Munificent Gift...

48 A Voice from the Home Nursery.. 20

34

The Good Physician. ..

The Warden's Daughter..

53

Metropolitan Fair.

A hundred years from now.

58
Boy Wanted ....
110

59
Blessed is He that Considereth the
Mothers, Pray for your Sons.

The Spirit of Charity.
67 | A Parent's Prayer.

106

65

The Old Black Man.

68 Aspirations..

148

Poor.....

My Charlie...

.154

117

Ministering Children

The Murderer and his Family. 71 | Beyond the Clouds..

141

Chcerful Christians

" Martha"--not of Bethany.

8

106 Baby looking out for me..

The Great Sanitary Fair.

.187

185

Conquered by Love.

56 Mary Magdalene ...

256

Timely Suggestion..

119 Beyond..

.210

Covet Earnestly the Best Gifts ... 57 Mischiefs that walk in Darkness...213

To the Children..

111

Charlie and the Robin's song

.105

Correct Motives...

83 Martyrs Among Us

The Dress Question.

143 Cast thy Bread upon the Waters...

..149

217

Character the Result of Education..91 Making Comfort Bags,

The Bible Age...

..146 Comfort in Sorrow..

.231

269

City Mortality.

94 Monthly Coneert..

The Pen of Heaven..

.272

.. 146 Charity...

.241

Counsel to Adopted Children.. ..107 | My Turn to Preach..

The Right Spirit ..
.155 Dying without Hope...

.256
272
Contrasts..
115 Merry Christmas.

244
283

The Seed and Harvest, Rill and River162 Forgive and Forget..
City Tract Missions.

The Blood-stained Letter... 165 Groping for the Light...

88
122

Counsel to a Daughter

Narrow Escape....

153

48 The Drunken House 188, 200, 212, 224 God bless the little Children. .248

Christian Homes..

No Mothers in Novels, ,

..166 | Thanksgiving for Rain...

192 God help the Poor....

269

.153 Never Despair of the Hopeless..

Clouds...

226

....168 | The Building of the Family. 198 He giveth His beloved Sleep 221

Cobweb Saloon.

National Fast-Day.

.178 | The Reason Why

.221 Help the Poor....

.232

273
Call to Loyal Women.

N. Y City a Field for Church Work178 | The Cup of Sorrow.

169

.224 How we learn.

Cooper Institute.

Nothing is Lost.

201 The New Key..

.227

.225 I am a Mother.

17

Close of the Year.
Nothing to Live For.... ..304 To Young Husbands....

232
“In God We Trust”...

.268

.284 Now and Then...

.215 The Blackberry Party.

236 Jesus Wept..

. 150

Dorcas and Visiting Committees ..128 No Boys at Home,

233 | Truant Law not Dead.

Dreadful Case of Depravity..

238 Light in Darkness,

.177

.220 Nobody's Children..

.246 | The Election-What can we do?...246 Love...

53

Disagreeable People. .

.235

Our Home Bazaar.

11 The Motherless.

247 Life and Death..

Don't Tell Mother

74

237 Our Little Allie.

56 The Discipline of Life.

247 Little Efforts...

Discouraging Times.

.188

.275 Our Own Fault..

69

The Broken Limb...

.248 Light on the Grave..

28

Encircling Reefs.
.177 | Offences must needs Come. 84 The Memory of the Just is Blessed. 251 My Auld Wife.......

52

Enlarged Responsibilities, .202! Our Greatest Trials

.175 True Loyalty

258 On Furlough..

263

“Eli sat on it Seat by the Wayside, Our Schools.

240 The Family.

.259 Our Cottage..

..173

Watching.".

222 | Our Thanksgiving Gathering .250 The Baby is Dead.

.261 Our Flag

Enlarged Work..

.238 One Evening's Lessons.. 252 Thanksgiving Donation Visit

.262 Peace.

..160

Every Man has his Price.

.276 Outcast,

262

The Place of Safety

263 Prayer for an Absent Friend .170

Endowment Fund..

.126 Out in the Cold.

270 The Best way to care for Children 275 She hath Faller....

140

Feeling a Principle...

3 One way to grow Handsome. 44 The American Struggle.... 278 Shadow's

.185

Farmer's Boys

153 Our House

281

“ The Iniquities of my youth.” 282 The Star-spangled Banner. .280

Fulton Street Prayer-meeting..

201 Practical Suggestions.

21

Thanksgiving at the Home.. .284 The Starless Crown..

5

Fugitive Slave Law..

207 | Pray for Us.

34 | Uses of Adversity

The Lady's Dream..

10

Father Stephen

.258 Praying Mothers.

65 Uncle Willie's Gilt Buttons...164, 176 The Poor..

33

From a Chaplain in the Army. 70 Prison Association of New York,

41

91 Ungodly Children

God's Peculiar People.....

Power of Little Words ....

11

219 Through Sorrow

112 | Under my Window.

258

The Christian's Prayer.

Growing old

Publishing Department.

278

21

125 Unhealthy Food-Swill Milk......570 The Breath of God..

God Leads me like a Tired Child

41 Pray for New York,

89

130

Pleasant Incident..

Voice from Camp.

21 | Thy Will be Done..

Glimpses of the Metropolitan Sani-

167

.100

Visit to Mariners' Family Asylum. . 161 | The Deaf Boy.

tary Fair.

Power of a Word..

. 101

117

194

Voice from a far Country..

Painful Fact..

Good and Evil..

Too Late

.209

122

210

Prayer for our Country,

Voice of the Gallows...

God shall wipe away all Tears from

212 The Ice Palace.

2:26

their Eyes.

179

Proclamation for Thanksgiving .262 Work among the Degraded.

The Voyage of Life.

188

To a Widowed Friend.

Give the Mite.

What Woman may do..

.. 160

.237 Responses

8

24

God gives the Power to get Wealth163 Rep. of Danbury Fem. Guard. Soc 33

What Evelyn got from the Christmas

They love us at home.

The Hedge Feast..

Tree.

9

Harry's last Promise to his Grand- Ray's Mental Hygiene.

67

Tue Loved and Lost..

Week of special Prayer..

180
20 Railroad Switch....

mother..

11

The Lost Lamb

67 What we saw on Christmas

How is the Home Supported ?.

58 Right at Last......

20

71

The Desolate..

Home Conversation,

22

We are only Stewards,

.112 Reminiscence..

Who shall be greatest ?.

The Heavenly Shepherd

Home for the Friendless

23

..124 Report, Thirtieth Annual, .125

Home and II. Industrial Schools..127 Rose at the Funeral.

What the Children are Doing

To the Women of our Country.....220

152 Words in Season

Try Again..

225

34

Home Gifts and Home Wants. ....142 Real Happiness

158 Walk through the Bazaar..

Trust.

233

Help One Another,

175 Rights of Slaveholders.

44

The Brave at Home.

.237

Height of Folly...

Where Thieves break through and

213 Result of Individual Efforts. 205

There was War in heaven.

239

Steal...

Hidden Snares.

58

215 Remembered, Always....

215

Tue Weary Day

What a Mother said to her Boy 67

How God makes Peace,

.281

929 Right and Wrong.

217

What I live for.

69

Waste

77

How Shall we Save Them ?.. .210 Recipe for Happiness...

200

Waiting.

What the Childreu have done

113

80

How to make Beautiful Homes....258 She rests from her Labors.

How it Strikes a Stranger

Working Women's Rrotec. Union. 89

Without the Children.

..270 Sudden, but Safe....

What will the Harvest be?..

22 What we can do to abate Crime.... 95

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EDITED BY MRS. SARAH R. I. BENNETT.

mine eye,

Published, Semi-monthly, the Executive Committee of the If thou hadst sought some wandering foet la paths of peace to two thousand feet above the majestic stream
AMERICAN FEMALE GUARDIAN SOCIETY, at the House

lead."

which lends its name to the State. The boldof Industry and Home for the Friendless, 29 E. 29th St.

"I did not mean that thou should'st tread the way of life ly-jutting and terraced hills are everywhere
alone,

scattered over with wild cherry trees, flower-
But that the clear and shiping light which round thy foot-
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steps shone.

ing locusts and dog-wood, skirted with tall
Should guide some other weary feet ty my bright home of rest, woods of the finest forest growth, oak, spruce-

And thus, in blessing those around, thou hadst thyself been
THE STARLESS CROWN.

pine, chestnut, hickory and maple. Gliding,

blest." “THEY that turn many to righteousness shall shine as the The vision faded from ry night, che voice no longer spoke,

like a huge Anaconda, , may be seen the
stars forever and ever."-Dan. 13, 3.

A spell seemed brocamr o'er m'y soul, which long I feared winding river, gently sweeping through rich,
to break;

corn-land valleys, away into the Ohio. WEARIED and woru with earthly cares, I yielded to repose, And when at lan I pazed around, in morning's glimmering Continuous ranges of lofty mountains, visible And soon before my raptured sight a glorious vision rose :

light, I thought, whilst slumbering on my couch in midnight's My spirit fell, o'erwhelmed amid that vision's awful might. on every side, appear like so many Bernese

solemn gloom,
I heard an angel- silvery voice, and radiance filled my room. I rose and wept with chastened joy that yet I dwelt below-

Alps.. Almost every solitude contains mineral
A gentle touch awakened me, a gentle whisper said; That yet another hour was mine, my faith by works to show, springs, such as alum, sulphur or chalybeate,
"Arise, O sleeper! follow me;" and through the air we fled ; That yet some sinner I might tell of Jesus dying love, welling forth from their vast, rocky reservoirs
We left the earth so far away that like a speck it seemed,
And help to lead some weary soul to seek a home above,

into fantastic basins of the samo cold material. And heavenly glory, calm and pure, across our pathway

And now, while on the earth 1 stay, my motto this shall be,
streamed.
“To live no longer to myself, but Him who died for me!"

Bat to give, by description, anything like a
And graven on my inmost soul, this word of truth divine, just idea of the beauty of these retreats, would
Still on we went, my soul was wrapt in silent ecstacy; “They that turn many to the Lord, bright as the stars shall
I wondered what the end would be, what next would meet

be utterly impossible; they must be seen in
shine."

Selected

order to be rightly appreciated. Of such ArcaI knew not how wo journeyed through the pathless fields of

dias, imagination never dreamed, such lofty light

trees and blossomed brakes, such ferns, liehens When suddenly a change was wrought, and I was clothed

For the Advocate and Guardian. in white.

and mosses. In winter, what groves of redWe stood before a city's walls, most glorious to behold; EAST TENNESSEE-FACTS AND FEATURES. berried bolly and sumac, overbang the We passed through streets of glisteping pearl, o'er streets of

tumbling floods of melted snow, or mingle purest gold,

BY MRS, WN. MOWBRAY. It needed not the sun by day, nor silver moon by night;

with the hoary frost-work of December. The glory of the Lord was there, the Lamb Himself, its light.

So long as the student of history pauses and Rocks that seem to be dissevered from the Bright angels paced the shining streets, sweet music filled lingers with delight over localities made sacred

earth by Titans, are here and there harled and by events, determining the moral, social, or heaped on each other in most grotesque and And white-robed saints, with glittering crowns, from every political condition of nations, and of the hu- wonderful groups. Over these, in summer, clime were there,

an species itself—Tennessee will be And some that I had loved on earth stood with them round

shrine trail gorgeous blossoms, with now and then unsurpassed in interest by any of earth's

an unobtrusive rattlesnake. Deep, leafy All worthy is the Lamb!" they sang, The glory His holiest Runnymedes-Knoxville will ever be a

dingles yawn around, the mysteries of which alone."

Rochelle, Greenville a Warsaw, and Laurel a But fairer far than all beside, I saw my Saviour's face.

are seldom penetrated, except by the native And as I gazed, He smiled on me with wondrous love and

Glencoe, the wilderness-loving Chickamauga, “ Leather Stocking," of the Chalet, or some

a new and more bloody Bannockburn, while | wild animal equally reckless of danger. Lowly I bowed before His throne o'erjoyed that I at last Had gained the object of my hopes ; that earth at length closing, as that of Cathy is said to enclose, &

every gap in the wall-like Cumberland, en- Nor are the aspects of terra firma, in this was past.

beamy region, more picturesque than those of celestial land—is destined to be visited as an- its sky, which sometimes presents an arch unAnd then in solemn tones He said, "Where is the diadem That ought to sparkle on thy brow, adorned with many a

other Thermophylæ—a place where right speakably cerulean—anon, the bour or seasons gem?

triumphed over might, where heavenly princi-escutcheon in drapings of every hue, from the I know thou hast believed on me, and life, through me, is ple struggled against usurped power, and meekest violet and white, to the deepest

thine, But where are all those radlant stars that in thy crown struggled successfully.

shades of purple and amber. All through the should shine

The natural scenery of East Tennessee is summer months, midday is the signal for a Yonder thon see'st a glorious throng, and stars on every brow; exceedingly fine, and is truly, as it has often cloud drama, culminating in a grand thunderFor every soul they led to me they wear a jewel now;

been called, the Switzerland of America. storin, and passing off in sweet showers and a And such thy bright reward had been, if sach had been thy Many of its table-lande rise to an elevation of | bright sunset. deed,

Then the nights, there-all

the air,

the throne,

grace,

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