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MEYNEN & CO. ARTISTS and PHOTOGRAPHERS,

ONLY FIRST-CLASS WORK,
S. W. COR. FRANKLIN AND GREEN STS., PHILADELPHIA.

FRIENDS' WEDDING INVITATIONS—WRITE FOR SAMPLES-NO CHARGE,

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"STANDARD”
Ice-Cream Freezers

Photographic Art Studio, NO. 818 ARCH STREET

PIILADELPHIA.

Are durable, substantial, and have no compli-
cated machinery. The mechanism is such
that they will freeze Cream, Fruits, Water
Ices, etc., in the shortest possible time. For
sale by dealers in house-furnishing goods gen-
erally. Price list on application.

SWARTHMORE COLLEGE

30 Minutes from Broad St. Station, Philad’a.

CHAS. W. PACKER, Manufacturer, Philad'a, Pa.

Under the care of Friends, but all others admitted.

Full college course for lioth sexes; Classical, Scientific WHAT $5.00 WILL BUY. and Literary. Also a Preparatory School. 'Healthful If $5.00 is sent to us, either by Regis:ered Letter, Postal Note, and apparatus.

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For catalogue and full particulars, address, following orders :-Order No. 1: We will send 6 pounds of good Black, Green, Japan or mixed Tea, and 18 pounds of good mild or

EDWARD H. MAGILL, A.M., PRESIDENT, strong roasted Coffee. Order No. 2: We will send 30 pounds of

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ROBERT KELSO, pounds of sine mild or strong Roasted Coffee. Order No. 4: We will send 25 pounds of real good, mild or strong Roasted Coffee. Persons may club together, and get one of these Orders, and we will

KEYSTONE WOVEN WIRE MATTRESS. divide it to suit the Club, sending it all to one address. To those

To those THE BEST, most durable and comfortwho wish to purchase in larger quantities, we will sell at much less

to suit any bedstead. reduction, The Tea and Coffee will be securely packed, and sent by Express or Freight, whichever is ordered. Samples of any of the above orders will be sent Free by Mail to examine. In ordering, please say whether Order No. 1, 2, 3, or 4, is desired.

Call on or address WM. INGRAM & SON, Tea Dealers, 31 North Second Street, Philadelphia, Pa.

MANUFACTURER OF THE

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CLEMENT A. WOODNUTT,
UNDERTAKER,

REMOVED TO
No. 1215 North Fifteenth Street,

PHILADEI PIIIA.

Hair Mattresses, Cotton and

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Darlington Seminary for Young Ladies, THE REVISED VERSION The Fall and Winter Term of this Institution will commence

HOLY BIBLE

OF THE

ENGLISH EDITION.

NOW READY AND IN STOCK.
Prices range from 75 cents 27.
Specimen Catalogue sent free upon application.

. The Fall and Winter Term of this Institution will commence on the 14th of 9 mo. (Sept.) next.

The school has a healthy and beautiful location, with extensive grounds, and has been uniformly successful since its establishment, twenty-five years ago.

The advantages of an Academical and Collegiate education are fully secured, and Diplomas are granted.

Terms, 180 per school year.

For lilustrated circular, and Catalogue giving full particulars, address the Principal, RICHARD DARLINGTON, PH.D.,

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ORDERS BY MAIL FOR BOOKS OR STATIONERY PROMPTLY ATTENDED TO.

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PHILADELPHIA.

THE DEALER IN

THE SCRAP BOOK
Agricultural Implements, Seeds aud Fertilizers.
The Cheapest and Largest Variety. At

OF HISTORY, BIOGRAPHY, SELECT LITERATURE AND 2013 and 2045 Market Street, Philadel

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phia, Pa.
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WANTED. City, Baldwin and Telegraph Feed Cutters of all sizes, also varions other kinds, A Teacher of French and German; must speak them fluently Harrows of every device conceivable. Komp's Manure and Philpot's Fertilizer and in addition, be able to teach the common English branches. Spreaders the Union Grain rill, and other kinds, Meat Cutters from the small- Testimonials required. Friend preferred. Address, est to Jumbo size; Farm Boilers and Hog Scalders, Corn Shellers, from "Pet" size

THOS. W. SIDWELL, PRINCIPAL, to the capacity of 5000 bushels per day. I am in communication with all

Friends' Select School, Washington, D. C. the Agricultural Implement builders in thw United States. Sand for circulars of any kind of goods wanted.

E. & M. E. COPE,
DEPTFORD SCHOOL,

FOR BOTH SEXES,
Woodbury ,N.J.

446 FRANKLIN ST.,
The Fall Term of this School will open 9th m(), 7th, 1885.
For circulars and further particulars, address(till 8mo. 12th),

[Formerly 212 Arch Street, HENRY R. RUSSELL, Principal,

Moderate Prices.

Philadelphia. Cottage City, Mass.

PLAIN AND FASHIONABLE MILLINERY,

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UNITED WITH

The Friends' Journal . Vol. Xli. Nors.} PHILADELPHIA, SEVENTH MONTH 18, 1885. {vol JoURNAL.

Vol. xiii.-No. 651.

"Our Meeting has been well attended, but it would GOD KNOWS.

have been comforting if a larger number of our younger " What seemeth right I'll do,

members could have been present. With hope and courage too;

Feeling allusion was made early in the session to

the recent bereavement suffered by the Philadelphia And if results shall show The right I did not know,

Yearly Meeting in the removal by death of our 'Twill still be right for me

beloved friend, Samuel J. Leviek. In this affliction Through all eternity.

we deeply sympathize with them ; his frequent at

tendance at our Meeting warmly attached him to Disaster, pain and care

many of us. Sball find me grounded there

“It was lamented that in the rush of daily life so In perfect faith and trust,

soon are obliterated the footpriuts of the departed, but So whether bread or crust,

we were reminded that, They mourn the dead who Smooth sea or sailing rough,

live as they desire,' and that it is for us to take up the God knows, that is enough.''

unfinished work of those who have gone before, re--Selected.

membering that the God of our fathers is our God, and we can approach Him as they did for all needed

help. Relying on this power, if we are faithful in our EXTRACTS FROM NEW YORK YEARLY MEETING'S day, the work of the fathers will be advanced. MINUTES.

“The consideration of the answers to the queries

gave opportunity for delivery of messages rich in sugWe have been kindly furnished with a copy of the agement. The reports show no falling off in the Extracts from the minutes of the late New York attendance of Meetings, and the behavior in them

continues most exemplary. Yearly Meeting

"While the subject of love and unity was under In addition to what has already appeared in our consideration attention was called to its comprehen

siveness; the obligation is not fulfilled until we have paper, we have selected from its pages the following carefully sought out the cause of any lack of unity in minutes of exercises which were approved and the spirit of love, and endeavored to reconcile any directed to be sent down to the subordinate meetings. resorted to for purposes of restoration, and always

differences that may have arisen. Discipline is to be The minute prepared by Men's Branch is as follows: with a view to holding fast to that which we have, in

brotherly love. Being again assembled, as with one accord in our The subjects of tale-bearing and detraction claimed place, mingling in social and religious fellowship, we our earnest thought, and many Friends were confeel drawn in brotherly love to convey to you, our cerned to point out the evils involved under this head. absent members, not only some little part of the He who listens voluntarily, commits as great an offense exercises which have been brought forth in our Meet- as he who communicates. We were urged to guard ing, but also to communicate to you the deep interest our utterances, especially in the presence of the young, we feel for your welfare, and the concern we feel for in order that no hurtful bias be given before the judgthe best interest of our beloved Society.

ment is matured. We fully realize the sacrifices required to enable “In considering the third query we listened to exour members living remotely to attend the Yearly pressions concerning the importance of giving our Meeting and participate in its labors; but those who children to understand just what our religious proare thus privileged, will doubtless be messengers of fession does consist in ; ambiguity of language here, joy and cheer to their brethren at home, as they give is far-reaching in its harmful influence. While it may to them some account of the comfort and satisfaction be true that religion does not consist in form of speech experienced in attending this, our annual feast; and and style of dress, there is a religion in faithfulness to may it stimulate you to renewed energy in upholding principle, and the living principles which we profess with them the testimonies of truth, which we as a should be clearly explained to our children. people are called upon to bear to the world.

By education in the fundamental principles of our “We would have you consider the great value our Society, by example as well as precept, inust we hope Society has been to mankind. By the faithfulness and to retain our children in full sympathy and unity with sufferings of our forefathers, they were, in the Divine the body. hand, largely instrumental in the establishment of the "The subject of temperance claimed our thoughtful great principle of the inalienable right of all men to consideration, and Friends were admonished to put worship their Creator agreeably to the dictates of their forth renewed efforts to cleanse carefully our own own consciences; a principle based upon the funda- household, and then to push on in the great work of mental truth of the Fatherhood of God and the Brother- ridding the world of intemperance. Lood of Man.

“The business of the Meeting is now concluded. We "If we, in our day, age, and generation, will stand have been greatly favored in the consideration of, and as firmly for the right as they did, our Society may action upon, the various subjects which have claimed yet become as a city set upon a hill, whose light can- our attention, to move forward in the travail and work not be hid.

of the Church with great unity and love, enabling us,

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in a measure, to bear one another's burdens, and thus not these meetings look to outward ministrations, fulfill the law of Christ. Under a feeling sense of since it is only by the baptism of the Holy Ghost that thanksgiving and praise to our Heavenly Father for we can be qualified for the ministry. When we this precious privilege, we affectionately take leave of really desire the Bread of Life it will be given in each other, to meet again at the usual time next year, silent waiting as well as in the sound of words. By, if in accordance with His will.

and-bye a mouthpiece may be found among you, and ROBERT S. HAVILAND, Clerk." you can say, 'God was with us and we knew it not.'

“Earnestly did he exhort mothers to give their Extracts from the Women's Branch.

children unto the Lord in their youth, that as they “Our hearts have thrilled with gratitude to the Fa- grow up they may be able to resist the temptation to ther of all sure mercies, that He has permitted us

enter the many avenues of evil to which they will be again to assemble, like the disciples of old, to recount exposed. In view of the fact that sixty thousand what He, in His goodness, has done for us during the graves are filled every year with drunkards, how can undone. We have received earnest exhortations from lively and encouraging report, and it is their earnest past year, and what we, in our blindness, have left a mother or a sister ever hand forth the wine cup?

“Our temperance committees have presented a dedicated sisters, with whose company we are favored, wish that the subject shall 'claim more attention. to a feeling of individual responsibility in the trans They desire the co-operation of all our members in action of the business, in order that harmony might their endeavors to overthrow the gigantic traffic in prevail; that, doing what we can for the edification of others, and being receptive to all good influences,

liquor.

1. To the love of God and the word of His power we we may return to our homes strengthened by our intercourse one with another.

commend you, and remain your sisters.

“Signed on behalf of the Meeting. “We do not feel discouraged over the deficiencies presented in the answers to our queries, since they are

AMANDA K. MILLER, Clerk.intended to fully show the condition of the Society, and if we see remissuess in some directions, there are evi- EXTRACT FROM JAMES BELLANGEE'S JOURNAL. dences given for cause of encouragement in other ways. Our young people are feeling greater interest, “What shall I do that I may have eternal life?" and are finding fields of labor assigned them which

This was the inquiry of the rich young man, who have a tendency to keep them with us.

We believe that the Society has sustained a great was led by the outward law. And Jesus answered loss in not maintaining more schools within its own him, saying, “Keep the Commandments.” And the borders; that the immortal souls which have been young man saith unto him, " Which of them.” Jesus intrusted to us, and which we desire shall remain in saith unto him : “ Thou shalt do no murder. Thou the fold, shall not be exposed to the risk by close assor shalt not commit adultery. Thou shalt not steal. ciation in their youth with others not of our flock, of becoming ashamed of that simplicity and

moderation Thou shalt not bear false witness. Honor thy father which our discipline so wisely inculcates, and of those and thy mother; and thou shalt love thy neighbor testimonies which make us

a peculiar people zealous as thyself.” The young man saith unto him, of good works. If our children can be kept with these things have I kept from my youth up; what Friends until their principles are established, we will lack I yet ?” Jesus said unto him, "If thou wilt be not be as likely to hear of Meetings being laid from lack of interest in the young in assisting to perfect, go sell all that thou hast and give to the maintain them. In Friends' schools, whether held poor, and thou shalt have treasure in heaven; and on First-day or week days, particular attention is paid come follow me.to self-government, by directing the children's minds

Although this young man had great possessions, to the inner light, which reveals unto them God's will concerning them. This is not taught in other yet he was not in possession of anything that he schools. Then, while we endeavor to inspire them could give to the poor that would advance them with supreme love to God and a desire to be moulded towards Christ or perfection; neither could he with as He may direct, we, also, more than is done in other such outward riches, become a Christian himself, schools, inculcate that love to man which will make whilst his heart was placed on them more than upon them turn away from evil speaking and wrong ing, and will incite them to an interest in the Indian God. Therefore it was necessary that he should sell and the freedman, and in all those works for the ele- them all for holy and divine things, and that when vation of humanity, in which we, as a Society, have he gave to the poor, it would be of a heavenly and always been interested. Though the important testimonies for which our Father.

spiritual nature, such as he had received of the forefathers suffered have taken root in the hearts of the people, and we no longer stand alone in favoring

Go sell all thy confidence in the outward law and peace on earth and good will to all men, yet our carnal ordinances and ceremonies of men, for that standpoint has not yet been reached in this direction, inward and spiritual law of God which is revealed in and we need to avoid sending our children to those the heart by the spirit of divine truth. He must schools where military discipline and martial music sell all his desire for that earthly and carnal wisdom may counteract the effects of home training. In Friends' schools the effort is made to induce them to of man, for that which is of God, and is spiritually be pure, peaceable, gentle, easily entreated, full of revealed within us, independently of all men, and mercy and of good works.

worth more than all the wisdom of the world. Go " À fear has been expressed that our children are sell all the spirit of war, tyranny and oppression, allowed too much liberty of action in regard to the which produceth fear and torment of mind to all books they read, lest their young and easily influenced minds become contaminated by the pernicious litera- who possess it, for the spirit of peace and universal ture which floods the land.

kindness to all men of every place and nation, for Our friend, Franklin T. Haines, in a visit of gospel that will give thee boldness in the day of judgment. love has breathed forth an aspiration for our aged Go sell all the spirit of anger, wrath and cruelty for friends

that hands may be strengthened and lifted up the spirit of heavenly love, mercy and forgiveness, May members of small meetings be stimulated by the sacrifices these dear mothers have made, to renewed and thou shalt have treasure in heaven. Go sell alí diligence in helping their own meetings along. Let the spirit of pride for the meek and humble spirit of

Read at the close of Richland First-day Morning Meeting,

Sixth month 28th, 1885.

Jesus, and thou shalt have riches that fadeth not. I beeded, would teach them as never man taught. In Go sell all the spirit of hatred and cruelty for the furtherance of this mission he traveled extensively spirit of sympathy and tenderness, and thou shalt through the length and breadth of the land, asking have a spirit of godliness, which is universal love pot for free tickets nor favors by the way, but receivboth to thy friends and enemies, and in so doing thou | ing as his reward for dedication to the work, the ever shalt be one of the children of thy Father which is welcome language so dear to him, of “ well done." in heaven. Go sell all thy own willings and contri- The religion that he was called to preach, was not vances which thou hast formed by the hearing of the an austere and ascetic belief, requiring its followers outward ear concerning pure religion, and thou shalt to go bowed as a bulrush, clad in garments of sackreceive for it the holy and divine will of God, and cloth, with ashes upon their heads, but rather a glothe truth as it was in Jesus, which will make thee rious dispensation foreshadowed by the prophet, which free from all thy old creeds and ceremonies, the work he so often quoted, that would give to its possessors, of men's hands, and thy faith in Christ shall be en Beauty for ashes, the oil of joy for mourning, and tirely independent of the traditions of men. Go sell the garment of praise for the spirit of heaviness." all thy false and cruel judgments, which thou hast To him all the workmanship of his Heavenly formed in thy own mind against thy brother by the Father's hands was full of beauty, and he rejoiced influence of a carnal spirit in thy earthly and fallen thereat, and felt that by the laws of nature he had or animal nature, and thou shalt receive for it the life, but that by the Divine law revealed unto him, true and merciful. judgment of God, which He giveth he had it more abundantly. to them that ask Him. Go sell all thy old and Although some may have wished that he could earthly evil natures, and thou shalt be a new creature have seen nearer eye to eye with them in some things, in the spirit of Christ Jesus our Lord.

yet all accorded unto him an honesty of purpose, and

à faithful obedience to the call of his Divine Master SAMUEL J. LEVICK,

unto him.

We all loved him, and now that he has been called away, the question comes, upon whom shall the

“Mantle of Elijah fall ?” who shall assume the heirIn naming their warriors, braves and medicine- ship and inherit the name of “The man who was not men, the Indians give them names expressive of their afraid ?” Whoever it shall be must know of being distinguishing traits. If I were to name Samuel J. baptized in the "waters of Jordan," and bring up Levick in accordance with that rule, I should call stones of memorial” from the bottom thereof, and him “ The man who was not afraid.”

obey the call which will surely come unto them as it Early in life he heard the call of his Divine did unto him, “Follow thou Me."

M. Master, "Follow thou Me," and like the disciples of old, with an abiding and unwavering faith he followed Him to the end, walking in the path of duty

MID-WEEK MEETINGS. as it was shown him without fear. It mattered not to him, whether from some obscure alley came the In the INTELLIGENCER AND JOURNAL of Sixth cry of maddened men, or of woman's agony, or from mo. 20th, 1885, there is is an article on this subject, the abode of wretchedness and woe, came the low Shall we continue our mid-week meetings? With wail of anguish and human suffering, there he went. the sentiments expressed in said article, I believe I

Amidst persecutions and revilings he became by have no controversy, word and deed the champion of a downtrodden and I attend mid-week meetings as regularly as I do despised race, ever ready to stand between the fleeing the meetings on first-days; attend all that it is proper fugitive from bondage and his pursuing master. The or possible for me to attend, and expect to do so as slave-catcher and his minions were foiled in their long as I am able, and can say that I enjoy one as infamous work, and their would be victims, sent on much as the other and small meetings as much as large their way rejoicing. The mandates of the fugitive ones. slave law passed by him as the idle wind, unheeded, But there are other standpoints to view this subfor to him the laws of justice and mercy were more ject from. "Come let us reason together." Reason potent than the counter laws of the land.

with inspiration from God is the guide that will lead As Officer for the Society for the Prevention of into all truth, and out of or away from all error. Cruelty to Animals, in zeal and earnestness of pur- A majority of our membership believe that their pose he was second only to its illustrious founder, and attendance on mid-week meetings is not a necessity, the friends of humanity the world over, have cause and therefore feel willing to absent themselves, whento cherish his memory for his devotion and efficiency ever it is most convenient or agreeable to do so. in fulfilling the trust committed to him.

A majority of those who do attend do it because a Equally faithful and fearless was he as a messenger law of the church makes it a duty which they are of the Divine Word unto the people. Believing as not willing to neglect. In examining the records of he did, and knowing from his own experience, " that our Society almost from its infancy, I find complaints the children of the Lord shall be taught of the of the neglect in the attendance of mid-week meetLord,” that in “righteousness shall they be estab- ings, and in answering the query on that subject lished and great shall be their peace;" he felt it to “the burden of our song” has been the neglect of be his mission to call the people away from a depend mid-week meetings; and one of our great "concerns” ence upon all outward forms, rituals and observances, has been to enforce a general attendance of our memto that power ever present within them, which, if bers on meetings in the middle of the week.

For The Intelligencer and Journal.

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