el® ?P? *^p*- ■. rJL,l * IS <J >& In OPPOSED TO SECRET SOCIETIES. it Jesus Chris! ,rtis' manifested riuinrilj rv t .| ^.lifics. I,!,, 1,,,'j r .;;;;;;'"';; "'.? '"';""™°**'' Si HI i i and onsidered the subject -. , . „i_, the mKJg UnS, ""* ;'™S « " b,>1 ng t a Satan, the '! god of lodge. He v,„„ .„ „ thirdly .., the , ll». I,,!.,, I„. 1,0]., ti.iollj- U T»««W^Mo.,'d brethren, we°J r , y , ,, in ,.,,/ pt..'.-,.. ,'„„i r„.„-,, i„ , ,„,, '.«!'' «'"■„ oilrSivir.r I .„, i-'.o.t' i„" |.,i„.:oi„ „„,i lv -,,/ ul]i „.,;.»■;,»,, Jfceomtinein them, outrage «' "X! 7' '"*" "» "»«»<•<■, aad .oil (Unl*™ "int.*), »i,h d,„„,d Bulp i |„. chosen is k deal thy bread toll, !,'„„"' '"'"', ! ?b™ C * wb ° w "> kt P' sober long enough to bring the peer that are oast out lo thy houl" piseV " lv: " 1 "" 1 '" "" """'J™™"! de- «nd that thou hi„ ,>..,'l,y,,.i j :, ,!.'t, 1 !,,?„,! ™!i!'a'i°v',b," i< '' h °' """"""J' ""' h « »W* flesh." They tharge the church tviih fail I 'esistanoe of the powers of darkness In the,. p,r.ie*«, and lay the flattering"." .ign.^rXtT' "'c !? "T" a,M ' j' 6 " t.on their soul.,., by ,»,„ „„,y ,i, dul , i. LSJodbll £'" "'f ° ""'""V H* tally eiernpl.Sl This claim, everywhere escape , In v.,, a driven by passion and falsehood, revel alike in blood of the innocent and the guilty, n irresponsible power, fostered only in ■ " m » « false as it is hostile ,il.ly the order, ran; be pretty fair rout nolhingmore. Theyiack il.er, , v ,., „ , inly. What leneroleut^n wrested from another ng.ro u. element in a republic and st eh precedents. This i. no rtuils uded, raise, uuder God, such ofth aeoret and dangerous as ofuj r.ghl men, who shall eve mdg re of good men. PERscunoN. m^rtitfrx -Tspoutioa i- imiLitignted wick, 1° do> " s : , ]l h not P ev -«i. , it 1 I '"[■'■' " 1 "' 1 " IIU| >'■■" ">''■<■■*' "-I i JUI . ri ,, ,",'. ■':"'l'''»'-'iiii.-, lo ,.,,r I...V(""^;'( rll iy ml...]- i, through all IbA r ]« tjonH „' ad MSo^aSteEoSv!™ „!' r j ; "'^Jir-i Ilrifil I,, ..■.-.jiccal it^ppy , "n-olii;V\;rv..'ki- 1 .h'r 1 1 ti l l ; ,M 1 ,-'.ii't l ",.iv foa Eample of b enevolencethat iso benevolenco o World etn loie do for tbeir on est selfishness. and makea no apj J^^Kf OullTcS do good and len , hoping for notlnn monopoly of it, and there m no c ■If, .,,,,! , nU parls." He then opened i ; wilh the omitted vmi might Ilhto "sought I,, ., v . !,.,],.■ .., .i THE CHRISTIAN BANNER: CHICAGO, JULY '25. 1868. from eight I Dt in before ord, faiih a d credit of no. judge Of the merits or demerits of a society. [ not competent thus to judge, we cannot have would be sin. You say : '• We would not buy a PARADOX COLUMN. | Unles. .kvery w.i «n esoeption. neYot sine, 1 j^°" ,""* »»«■■ "ve F, .:,■ il-.m,.' Prominent Epiaeo-] H^.Tunrt >u who alili lives' ami w ion. New York, Jky he mighty tvnkitfg u 1. 1S0S: 'Xt«'»L*i *>»«> '"I'' ' ■' her! The many I»y in here Srat applied tcthem "", iJMhft or to. "™ mtantly, on Ezra A. Co o, Illinois, v p on this ,,.,,, , z l el" / POLITICS— CHIEFJUSTICE CH4SE. Forty j.,ts , g0 , ho intimotioa of no opin- io, ir, politic,, by „ religion, p ,, p „ „ h[ro parlies were divided, was scarcely or never info our religion. At first, mere worldly poli- THE CHRISTIAN BANNER: CHICAGO, JULY 25, 1868. „..„,,•!■,':'••' worldly interest * political » Nashya" little else but polit: Salmon P. Chn«o V. S„) opposed sln disturbed by the by opposing , o the right uor left. side c ■HI, I 1,0 V ' lh POPERY fcT The ■■■.lli.l... pD FREE MASONRY. t path 'of th< ich other. The n«(nr« together, (fho vrriier of tl luded) arc now shocked an Hon 11, platform; as he di U when he vrenl to the Sen,!, cans a "Liberty platform, d have been compelled in degraded and demornliiM •PRofP era. ITo found 1 ■aid "the church 1 1 do nothing for h ion platform. This 1 ^-"Jtheirprav, ■Wl lives with h -— JL-antl typ, ;; e to, ,u f» i8 Car open ami lii. ; .urn -i \pply ourselves steadily t. UR PLATFORM. -niton uU*.- ideas, deny, o The Isli ".-ss ' regards : said lh« minister, "that Catholic to the lodge." " But they do," MASONIC HARMONY. j harmony, peace, and brotherly lov eigns around its altars. Indeed, on cely read a fewpagesin the ift/iticStai t Chiti :eer.tion to I nt.-". ,V..rK, eech of the guerrilla General V were Masons, cannot wholly keep out of the fact that he is a champion of one of parties against the- other. Thoso who Reynolds' pnper, puMi-hed m ?j ■Id in (his State, have itices (indis lllds t . the harmony which car lasonic lodge, made up o lculcat :!.,!„,,, t temptations to ng-doing. Hence the old adage, " The idle l's brain is the devil's workshop, 'hat better remedy for intemperance than to e the supply of good water always abundant f Con ( o hydro i best i iat if they should append to the li- ny shop-keeper, tavern-keepers in- he shall always keep a supply of >■.- in luepockote o sumptuary and pr thought to e.eallyh: .' i-i'i'l.LCtr h lurlburt, iitiK' this i Thee (the candidate.) was la was in the lodge, arc . And he— Hurl- ey that no such b judgment could iarp l emeu; the lodge mer rand Master of the Srand Lodge of the Sta- ho at that time was a Methodic preach ving in Quincy, was called up to Belvidei r fight i and . WHEATON_COLLEGE. his college was started as the "/ it," by Wesleyan Methodists. Ei us to its friends. Under God, ou s largely owing to ous. God-fearing, uMlic-n who understand a d love th pr nciple Bible and the Dec] he German people loo, who prepondc and give of their below, for the do bio purp se f con i, Bloomington, 111., July iburgb.'last Novetubei' highly e 'i!\.r.i_i., ignoi of. He probably I' I' I' '■ 1 I I )1 1 iifeht or the left (In? simplest truth? of ]>liy: ngof the simplest]. whethci left eid« able to explain tl regelablolifc. He ten does not know- ignoi thr university, win) became u cont Libnr,>j ; college (Wheatou) eight years oh it graduated class. I might alnios honorable gentleman, seriatim, am talogne of what the English school spinal column lies the spleen. Th professor and a little apparatus philosophy and physics, iucludin ind thermometer. There are ol oology and botany, for animal ai ifc. There is a careful and thor< .rithmetic, and a fair commercial t tell! Geography ami hiatal classes in the preprint tory l ular course of study in tl ads over only about six j tow enough of Greek J. Liberal <*&'« Broad-Guage Christians. Rev. Wm. G. Tierco of Elmwood, III., said tc (he State Congregational Association: h, Christ's day :all themselves hemsches sclf- ind hypocrites; 1 with them is ted sepiilelnv". WANTED. iving tracts, speech"-, pa;i,pM.." of the Banner. If the member of the Suffolk Committee of 1829, or whoever published his ing persons honorary m XV., king of Sweden remarks in the catalogue of anti-Mnsonic books His Royal Highness scar, ofown prince of distributed some years ago among the colleges of the nation, or any one else, would send the His Majesty Chrlstri, His Royal Highness vitch, grand duko of Ri IX., king of Denmark. Constantino Nioolaie- gard it as a God-send at this time. Wo are en- gaging, in a great moral war, and our stock of SaTed" e0n " t ' 1 ^ P ' n oe of Achillo LoPrinoo ammunition needs replenishing. The literature of the secret orders is abundant as it is worth- precious. Who will help us to the intellectual materiel ot this holy war? The supreme council night, after being in ■ continue their session o March next, 'CG, at tho The profane world, n adjourned late Saturday n tho third Monday of ily of Washington, D. C. his is tho mother council The Present Number Is made up almost wholly by (he labor of tl sub-committee, and is virtually a paper made u Let those who semi in subscribers send ah thoughts and facts briefly and tersely eipressei aud;so lighten the heavy labors of the commitlo But above all, send subscribers, and bcci SPECIAL NOTICE. 'HISTORY OFTHE DEVIL.' Mr. Alger, authoT^if several small nga "History of the Devil," wh What we expect to do. Rev. Mr. Boird, who has taken seventeen d ass, and paid four hundred and fifty dolla: " What do yon espect to accomplish ' I irelj- I r light, we cannot help si by mon.AihJI.on of Our Next Annual Meeting. >e it at the best possible place and tic WASHINGTON APRONED. ,rber-shops of Chicago and enviroi iihoulttosay wheth- Iliinois Asylum for the Insane. "Not a Worthy Mason in Want." The orator of last St. John's Day at Auroi I., declared that there is not a worthy Masc ir the orphan or widow of a worthy Mason, in ot worlhy onef -Ey-Presidei An "Illustrious," "Royal," "Sover- ereign," "Grand "Body. ; by money and membership City of Charleston ilmirif- the M.:l/k'rl:, ? l):iI,,.|-N l .,v ,- .-,[,,; .,,7'i Lunu- I; | mu^woff S°mS n f Ltin ""^ liuguished men of this country and Europe in Grand Pom- mi p-siion- tit civil iiar, to k'ncol together to lament tho dead an.l to Int.or for 'tl„"i!..,n.|,', ' -i^i,.y on, ,".,,„,- ,i„,| humanity. During four teinbfc years our temples have been for the most pan deserted, the a-hen -,i ' .-,11th.; :.,-, I '"..'I Ml,; i do little ho fought for politic nich they might be ud honestly obeying their brethren MASONIC CORNER-STONE LAYING. iriife = acJIy tnove in ind a li'iigllicned n Anti-.UiisoHic & ltiblical Review. THE CHRISTIAN BANNER: CHICAGO, JULY •V), iscs. \ (hei by Morgan, i eing plac aim r.it.llo-lion ol (in Enl-r.;.| Api.r,' p take di'cb no obligotioo, repe: JS'j/prMii.Mor-Almijfttj-Gc llfu l L-Il,, ol Free nod Acwptt m.Vbm1v nd ber,oo, [Bibl b^j most solemnly old sicwrc! muieut now than a oouplot from ON MASONRY. obligations f Masonry are at war with th death-blow at Christ, the central sun of th Christian lystetu by leaving even the meniio of hia namo out of its every authored prayt —and as we believe the vaunting .mti-Cbrist I ilury. L. N. £ of 1U- present at ive?, Hon. Thaddeus Sle' sigh I Thot Johnson cannot be impeached is no longer a matter of opinion, but of history; and Davis has the pledge of security which frequent postponement and long delays usually presage. acquittal! So intelligent anti-Masons have generally believed or strongly suspected. It was not possible they could do otherwise. high Mason. It was so loudly boasted by the Masons that the wisest and greatest of the no belong to them, and that if a man would with all their distrust of Masonic pretel nearly all who succeed in elbowing their they have risked their political life to sore u turn. Cut did anybody sugge natural solution? For along tin r writer, not an editor, not 'a stun speaker, u ot a mail nil the way from the gra o Nasby, so much as hinted the po bility of ny such equation of this moat e v.:n <l,.. men were assailed. The partisn of the in n of vetoes of course ascribed the Oral (; yet few hesitated to their' country, to reproach they were scandalized S ff*SK£ft!£ e power of speech properly, but of epis- tolary communication. Others were "not fa- rorably situated as to forming an opinion," o whether these seveu were known to be Un- ions or not, was solicited. One was evidently »n the point of aaying ho believed Masonry ,vas concerned in securing the deplored result if acquittal, when ho suddenly stopped short. My pungent t that really he did i carcass. Another £ably favorable for avo heretofore been to claim thotn all as Mn- hum we sought information in vain, has frankly is, where Masonry id concerned, (o bo just, very necessary that we should be so if wo tho triumphant question, "How is it pos- wus actually acquitted by the votes of anti- Masonic Congressman is not truthful and ■I'iUv, , ili.l. But ither four, does he not taoitly admit thot./Ary 7, than to accuse him of being bribed! And ot the dark shadow still visible! But a majority of the Masons in the Senate ted and voted for tho impeachment." Well, if they had found means to compass their The scent. They would thus to do with it, and signally illustrate the "su- preme virture of Mason," to -wit': Secrecy. threatened by nothing worse than the venality and bribery of Senators ; but we greatly fear that this venality is only the weakness of a few as a means by which to wield a supreme and euslaving control. We would be glad to be 1 be a weak and culpable credulity n spicious, it is our duty to suspect thei M'ty. Our suspicions may be exlrav f the . hat opinion. OPEN SOCIETIES BEST FOR RELIEF. >oundofcure. And here lupplii WAS WASHINGTON A MASON? e saying that General Washington was a M ^n this matter the reckless was neither a high Mason, nor an ossii friend of it He was nearer a seceding S than such a one as the Masons claim him i It is an historic fact that he declined publ eeptious as a Mason by the Lodges he v in different parts of the country; that 1 clared Masonry lobe <-au institution t capable of being used for the best purpoi for the worst, but is for the most part th body and soul. These ui are seldom realized until those portions of the world where the church of Chri its utmost purity, arc contraste places of the earth that are full ndty. Wits those regions of da roneral change. Masonry may flo. :ho moral midnight and its miseries The Masonic pirate may spare tho v i give the grand hailing sign of di ■s on with his work of plundering ted. He may relieve occasionally the wants liile < chased away, and the poor suffering children i They ore soon foun ight mind, and Christianity git. xn I I supplies, by giving them immortal hope, o by teaching them how. and inclining th willingly to help themselves, and love one i shall be welt to do by excluding all who i Christianity endeavors ihnl her adherents ah ill to do by teaching the poorest how beggars and cripples, it comes to pass by thei they usually denominate sectarian bigotry, that rs than the church has. And then th< ies hove a way of besl owing relief that it int when in our late war there was* such o ill for relieving want and suffering, as neve! as before in a notion, the christian church opped forward, and rallying all the willing- Geo- H. Stuart and the Scotch Churches. been forced by Charles into tho Scotch pulpits, permitted, for the sake of peace, to retain their pulpits. They appear to have been ruftiun-od- A Bishop of their own (Episcopal) church said of them:— "They were the worst preachers I of them clearly vicious- They were a'tlisgrace the northern ports Those of them that rose above contempt and scandal, were men of such as the others were despised." — (Burnet.) Hun- ldly and repeatedly disregarded au'i ody " and " Occas ing martyr by n Bpres Rev. Theodore L. Cuylor, In tho Indtpmdtni themselves Reformed Presbyterians, " and soy to die "under the blasting contempt of chris tendom." The Advance, Cont)rcyUioii.i!ist, an> reply to whioh we respectfully suggest:. 1st his church were, and could hove withdrawn i he disapproved of them; and 2d- The piineiplt oa which they justify and canonize Mr. Stuar trill justify any church member, who has be f adamant, rejecting slaveholders from vangolical system of doolrino has been madj and a kind of heathen morality or substituted in the room of the gospel," churches have Blood firmly by lhi> Atopic morality .1 knowledge. W 8 obser EZRA A. COOK, 88 LaSalle St., Chicago, BOOK SELLER, Publisher, Job Printer, Lithographer, MAMFACTllRIAG STATIONER, Pttpci-, Envelopes, Blank Books, Stationery, ""'"■'" '"'"J /"' ' Vo. '".■'''"''" MANUFACTURE OF BLANK BOOKS. KSSS^' -'BANK WORK A SPECIALTY, Blank Books, Bank Pass Books, Blank Drafts, Etc., Sunday School and Juvenile Boob, Traell mid Papers. CLASS BOOKS. ILLUSTRATED THE WESTERN COLLEGE ASSOCIATION Tbi. body was organic! (wo year, sloe. « Hap! 11 ', flll "'" Ml " '''I",';:"',';. Cl'.'.r' 'l^E CHRISTIAN PRESS in the following fundamentally impc ■omisducatianofthiuxainnlUst. 8. C /..W*. on a printed .-*».:■ ! I\ : K - At Blooruingtou, Presided Munsill of U A Correction — Ex-Presidenl Finney. jrotigh I ;. Cuylor Christ. And 3 brethren have joined guided into nil truth." The ^■' k T!l isslonary, •"»'<»''*. PAPERS, SHBB4TH .„„„„., ri , |il; „ ,., , P,li tei- and Pu blisliei- Minutes of the Aurora Iralion. CorJ HIMTES OF THE riTTSBl'Bb " nivsnw THE CHRISTIAN B av"™' /ftvilB ; Jialyzcil, Fellowship with Aiiostaej from Christ! ™J "-": . J ook. imzhstttt: AURORA 3f^ an open Masonry has learned something t.y expe: once. It will go more cautiously than it d The former struggle was the dashing charge and Masonry wont dosvn in the struggle. Th. "la Masonri rrtith.uud tl Opposed to Secret Soc^^ Minutes of the National Christian Convention, Held at Pittsburg, National Christian Association, REV. I. A. HART, Or to the Treasurer, EZRA A. 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