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ought to be remembered that the society present to the young appalling results of the drinking solemnly call upon all parents system are not wholly confined to and Sunday school teachers to the children in our schools ; many urge upon the rising ' generation a promising teacher has fallen a the adoption of the practice of victim. A warm friend of Sun. entire abstinence from all intoxiday schools states, as a solemn cating liquors.--Moved by Mr. fact, that in a certain town in Thomas Hodgson, of the Wesley Lancashire no less than four '90- | Place School; seconded by Mr. fortunate females'

Wm. Pickwell, of the Wesleyan together on the street, erery one

Association Sunday School!; supof whom had once been a teacher ported by Mr. James Holiins, in a sabbath school! Male and superintendent of the Independent female teacbers! it is for you to Sunday school. say whether this mighty obstacle 2. T'hat the committee be reto your benevolent efforts is to quested to take such steps as may continue. If you do not destroy be considered most prudent for it, it will destroy all your hopes bringing that subject under the and frustrate all your efforts. Let notice of every Sunday school no Sabbath pass without warn- superintendent in York:-Moved ings and entreaties, even to tears, by Mr. Thomas Monkhouse, suagainst the seventh curse-in-perintendent of the Wesley Place toxication.

Sunday School; seconded by Mr.

T. B. Smithies, secretary of the Warminster.- We are glad to Wesley Place Sunday school. announce, that the Independent The speakers dwelt at some Sunday school here has just made length on the fearful counteracta collection on behalf of the dis-ing influences which the use of tressed Irish, especially of the inioxicating liquors is exerting children in a Sunday school at on the labour of sabbath school Sligo. An example well worthy teachers, and urged upon all of imitation.

parents and teachers the adop

tion of the temperance pledge, York : Sunday School Temper- in order that they might set the ance Meeting:-On Monday, Jan. young an example which, if fol. ll, a large and interesting meeting lowed, would certainly save them was held in the Lecture-hall, in from the evils of intemperance. this city, for the purpose of pro- The secretary stated that the moting the spread of temperance committee would supply Sunday principles amongst the young.

school teachers with neat pocket James Backhouse, Esq., ably pledge books for the use of their occupied the chair. He stated, classes, considerable good having that during his travels in Van already resulted from this plan. Dieman's Land, he had conversed with many of the convicts, who Edinburgh: Total Abstinence referred their ruin to the 'drink - Society.--The weekly meeting was ing custom' of the workshops in held on Tuesday evening, Jan. 19, which they were apprenticed. Judge Marshall delivering a long

The following resolutions were and able address. The temperance submitted to the meeting, and reform was also brought under unanimously passed :

consideration by the learned gen1. That the fearful prevalence tleman, who clearly proved the of intemperance in this country, inutility of human laws as a and the numerous temptations remedy for drunkenness.

186 which the drinking usage of joined the society.

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UNCLE HARRY'S LETTERS. Saviour for his guide and his

No. X.-STORMS AT SEA. captain, so that if buried from Dear Young Friends,– Uncle our sight beneath the bring Harry has not been in a storm waves, his spirit may rise upon on the ocean or on the land this •That heavenly shore, (more. year; but he has read so much

Where winds and waves distress no about storms lately, that he will there for ever to adore that God this month direct your attention who holdeth the waters in the a little to them.

hollow of his hand—and hath “ How the driving wind and rain

power over the waves, and can Sweep across the boist'rous inain ! say to them, • Thus far shall ye Hark how the bellowing tempests come and no farther; and here See the surges lash the shore; shall your proud

waves be Ships on raging billows tossid,

stayed.' Masts, and sails, and anchor lost! Rocks destroy the rolling barque,

I have another kind of storm Night o'erwhelms, and oh, how dark ! at sea of which to write-it is a 'Tis thus stern Winter rules o'er

thunder-storm. Nature's wide domain.

Imagine some And thus Jehovah proves his universal poor sailor boy out at sea, with reign.'

perhaps not more than nineteen A storm at sea is a terrifying individuals beside himself—and event! The wind roars-the they seem a little world by ocean rolls-sea-birds scream- themselves, not a soul to be the waves rise mountains high- seen, or a voice heard but their the gulf yawns—the ship pitches own. The clouds gather black and tosses—and the foaming and gloomy—the winds begin to surges threaten to bury the poor blow—the waves rise like lofty affrighted sailor! Poor mariner! | turrets and break upon the we pity him. Let us imagine vessel the lightnings fash, and we see him on deck. How he the thunders roll in peals long wrings his hands, dreading every and loud-sheets of fame cross wave that rolls ! how anxious the deck; and every part of the and distressed is he! Then pray ship trembles as though she that the sailor may have in every would go to pieces. Anxiety storm that he meets with, the sits on every countenance. At this moment the poor boy is

Then there are some crying ordered aloft to send down the and weeping bitterly, and some main-top-gallant yard; he has even screaming and wringing scarcely reached it, when & cloud their hands. Presently a poor charged with electric fluid strikes woman receives a letter, written the mast, and the sailor boy is in a strange hand ; she reads and thrown into the yawning ocean, swoons away..

Children come and presently the ship itself is clinging around her, and asking, struck-she springs a leak—the • What is the matter, mother ?' pumps and every effort are used Shall we never see our father to save her and themselves—but any more?' and then they begin in vain ! She sinks and all perish to weep. The mother recovering at sea, far, far from land. . This a little tells them, He is lost is a true picture of a thunder on the deep sea ! what shall storm at sea ; though you must

we do?' remember tbat the mast is not We have the picture of a always struck, or the vessel | lighthouse at the commencement always lost; for it often happens of my letter. It represents Edthat the Almighty has pity upon dystone lighthouse off the port the sailor, and saves him from at Plymouth, to warn the sailor the furious storm in order that of the Eddystone rock. The one be may praise Him for his good- now standing is the third that niess, who maketh the storm a has been erected there. The calm, so that the waves thereof first was washed away with all are still.'

its inmates, Nov. 27, 1707, in a It would be impossible for me terrible storm which occurred at to tell you all the results of storms that time The second was at sea; but I will set before you burned in 1755 ; and the third a picture that may be often wit- was partly burned in 1770. It nessed in a sea-port town. Hun- | is now built of stone, and I think dreds of men, women, and child has stood the storms of seventyren, throng the postoffice waiting two years. to receive the sad news the post My dear young friends, you will bring. Every countenance are sailors, voyaging on the sea appears covered with distress. of life. Various are the storms Mothers weeping for their child- by which your barques will be ren, because it is reported they beset. Teachers will tell you are not. Shipowners pacing the at length about them. Seek to streets to and fro with anxious have hope for your anchor looks The post arrives-all faith for your polar star, by with saddened thoughts and deep which to guide the vessel anxiety rush to the postman, Christ for your captain—the eager to know the results of the Bible for your chart—and Heagale. The postman delivers ven the port to which you are letter after letter. See the bound. Teachers will be as readers. A merchant gets his floating lights to warn you of letter-opens it, and reads: danger, as lighthouses to warn

* The Amity was seen at some you off the rocks such as pride, distance riding near the unbelief, carelessness, and selfsands, masts gone,

and in a sink. will. Besides you will find ing state.

She is pointed out in your chart beacons wrecked_she foundered at her of persons who fell into quickanchors—and all have perished.'sands by their self-will, in wish

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UNCLE HARRY'S LETTERS. Saviour for his guide and his No. X.--STORMS AT SEA.

captain, so that if buried from Dear Young Friends,-Uncle our sight beneath the bring Harry has not been in a storm waves, his spirit may rise upon on the ocean or on the land this •That heavenly shore, [more.'

Where winds and waves distress no year ; but he has read so mucb about storms lately, that he will there for ever to adore that God this month direct your attention

who holdeth the waters in the a little to them.

hollow of his hand—and hath “ How the driving wind and rain

power over the waves, and can Sweep across the boist'rous inain ! say to them, . Thus far sball ye Hark how the bellowing tempests

come and no farther; and here See the surges lash the shore;

shall your proud

waves be Ships on raging billows tossid,

stayed.' Masts, and sails, and anchor lost ! Rocks destroy the rolling barque,

I have another kind of storm Night o'erwhelms, and oh, how dark ! at sea of which to write—it is a 'Tis thus stern Winter rules o'er

thunder-storm. Nature's wide domain.

Imagine some And thus Jehovah proves his universal poor sailor boy out at sea, with reign.'

perhaps not more than nineteen A storm at sea is a terrifying individuals beside himself—and event! The wind roars—the they seem a little world by ocean rolls-sea-birds scream- themselves, not a soul to be the waves rise mountains high-seen, or a voice heard but their the gulf yawns—the ship pitches own. The clouds gather black and tosses--and the foaming and gloomy—the winds begin to surges threaten to bury the poor blow—the waves rise like lofty affrighted sailor! Poor mariner! | turrets and break upon the we pity him. Let us imagine vessel-the lightnings fash, and we see him on deck. How he the thunders roll in peals long wrings his hands, dreading every and loud-sheets of fame cross wave that rolls! how anxious the deck; and every part of the and distressed is he! Then pray ship trembles as though she that the sailor may have in every would go to pieces. Anxiety storm that he meets with, the sits on every countenance. At

this moment the poor boy is

Then there are some crying ordered aloft to send down the and weeping bitterly, and some main-top-gallant yard; he has even screaming and wringing scarcely reached it, when & cloud their hands. Presently a poor charged with electric fuid strikes woman receives a letter, written the mast, and the sailor boy is in a strange hand; she reads and thrown into the yawning ocean, swoons away..

Children come and presently the ship itself is clinging around her, and asking, struck-she springs a leak—the What is the matter, mother ?' pumps and every effort are used Shall we never see our father to save her and themselves, but any more ?? and then they begin in vain ! She sinks and all perish to weep. The mother recovering at sea, far, far from land. This a little tells them, *He is lost is a true picture of a thunder on the deep sea ! what shall storm at sea ; though you must

we do? remember that the mast is not We have the picture of a always struck, or the vessel lighthouse at the commencement always lost ; for it often happens of my letter. It represents Edthat the Almighty has pity upon dystone lighthouse off the port the sailor, and saves him from at Plymouth, to warn the sailor the furious storm in order that of the Eddystone rock. The one he may praise Him for his good- now standing is the third that Aless, who maketh the storm a has been erected there. The calm, so that the waves thereof first was washed away with all are still.'

its inmates, Nov. 27, 1707, in a It would be impossible for me terrible storm which occurred at to tell you all the results of storms that time The second was at sea; but I will set before you burned in 1755; and the third a picture that may be often wit- was partly burned in 1770. It nessed in a sea-port town. Hun- is now built of stone, and I think dreds of men, women, and child has stood the storms of seventyren, throng the postoffice waiting two years. to receive the sad news the post My dear young friends, you will bring. Every countenance are sailors, voyaging on the sea appears covered with distress. of life. Various are the storms Mothers weeping for their child- by which your barques will be ren, because it is reported they beset.

Teachers will tell you are not. Shipowners pacing the at length about them. Seek to streets to and fro with anxious have hope for your anchorlooks

The post arrives-all faith for your polar star, by with saddened thoughts and deep which to guide the vesselanxiety rush to the postman, Christ for your captain—the eager to know the results of the Bible for your chart—and Heagale. The postman delivers ven the port to which you are letter after letter. See the bound. Teachers will be as readers.

A mercbant gets his floating lights to warn you of letter-opens it, and reads: danger, as lighthouses to warn

* The Amity was seen at some you off the rocks such as pride, distance riding near the unbelief, carelessness, and selfsands, masts gone,

and in a sink. will. Besides you will find ing state.

She is pointed out in your chart beacons Wrecked_she foundered at her of persons who fell into quickanchors and all have perished.'sands by their self-will, in wish

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