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OPPOSED TO SECRET SOCIETIES. 




it Jesus Chris! ,rtis' manifested 
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Si HI 


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and 


onsidered the subject 


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. „i_, 


the 


mKJg UnS, ""* 


;'™S « " b,>1 


ng t 


a Satan, the '! god of 

















lodge. He v,„„ .„ „ 



thirdly .., the 
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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 

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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 


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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 



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Job Printer, 

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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 


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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. COOK, 



H, 



Open to both S&tes ; teaches a 
thorough Academic, Colle- 
giate and Commercial 
Course.