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will give it a due consistence, and the finest scope, it may be observed as long as its light lamp-black to give it colour. The addition of does not become fainter. a small quantity of dying oil will increase the
GERMANY. difficulty of obliteration. See Nich. Fournal, . The last Leipzig fair was attended by upvol. ii. p. 237, 238.
wards of 36,000 foreigners, among whom it is FRANCE,
computed that there were 13,000 Jews. Mr. D'Ohsson is publishing the Biography The grand project of uniting the Danube of all the Sultans of Constantinople. This work to the Adriatic Gulf, is in full activity; and he has drawn from original materials, obtained the canal from Vienna to Trieste, is reported by his long residence in that capital, and his to be more than three-fourths completed. perfect knowledge of the Turkish language.
PRUSSIA. The life of each Sultan will be accompanied M. Achard has lately announced, that he by his portrait, copied from the original por. now has on his estate, in Silesia, a manufac. traits, which are carefully kept in the Seraglio tory capable of furnishing daily, during the of the Grand Seignior.
six winter monthis, 400lbs. of sugar from beet Laborde, is about to publish, in 4 vols. folio, root. He adds, that he makes use of a new a Voyage Pittoresque in Spain, upon a plan simic process, and invites public inspection. lar to the other magnificent works of this na
RUSSIA. ture, which have been published in France. Great efforts are making for the promotion
The following process is made use of for of the interior trade of the Empire, by opening dying wool in the grease of a permanent blue a communication by canals between the White colour, from the darkest to the lightest and Black Seas, and between the Baltic and tint. Take four ounces of the best indigo, the Caspian, reduce it to a very fine powder; take twelvo The manufacture of sugar from beet root pounds of wool in the grease; put the whole is carried on with success Messrs. Jegor into a copper, large enough to contain all the Blan Kennagel and Jakow Jessipo, have provwool to be dyed. As soon as the requisite ed, by their establishment in the government colour is obtained, the wool must be washed of Moscow and Circle of Swenigorod, that by and dyed; the liquor remaining may be again the usual process, sugаr may be procured used to produce lighter blues. M. Favieux cheap, and equal in quality to common sugar. asserts, that the colour is as beautiful and per. These gentlemen have presented a sample to manent as the finest blue produced by woad; the Emperor. and by this method it loses less in weight The Emperor of Russia has purchased, for than if it were previously scoured.
28,000 roubles, the Physical and Astronomical Citizen Mechain, Member of the National Cabinet of the Count de Buherlin, and preInstitute and of the Board of Longitude, dis- sented it to the Academy of Medicine, at Pecovered on the 28th ult. about nine in the tersburgh. evening, a new Comet in the Constellation of The Emperor Alexander, by a new Ukase, Serpentarius. It was some degrees below two cautions the Russian booksellers not to sell nebulous stars, which are on the left side of any productions in the least of an immoral or that figure, and near the equator. He deter- irreligious purport, nor any publication dismined the position of it, and found that it was cussing the political measures of governments. rising very rapidly towards the north : he
EAST INDIES. continued to observe it on the following days. A letter received from Bombay says, “ Ma. The light of this star did not appear to him to ny thousand volumes of books bave been sent be sensibly increased. Its nucleus does not to Calcutta from Seringapatam. They formed become more brilliant, and the nebulosity the library of the late Sultan of Mysore; some which surrounds it does not become extended. of which are very richly adorned and illuminThe first and last observations which Citizen ed, in the style of the old Roman Catholic Mechain reported to the Institute, on the 2d Missals found in monasteries. The books inst. are, mean time 9h. 24 deg 6 min. right were found in chests, each having its particuascension 249o. 18 deg. with declination 6 h. lar wrapper, and are generally in good preser11 deg. 31 min. It may be remarked, from vation. They are to be sent to England, to the present position of this Comet, that its dis- be deposited in the library forming at the Intance from the sun is necessarily greater than dia House." that of the sun from the earth. It rises to
NORTH AMERICA. wards the North Pole, following the left side Dr. Parke, 'of Philadelphia, is said to have of Serpentarius, and the opposite side of Her- perfectly cured two persons of pulmonary concules. Though it is visible only by a tele. sumptions, by means of a salivation.
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MISSIONS OF THE UNITED BRETHREN.
(Continued from p. 540 )
flourishing state than any which has
yet been mentioned. During the year The Mission among the Hottentots at 1801, thirty-six persons were baptized, Bavian's
8.Kloof appears to be in a more thirty-two were added to the candidates
for baptism, and five admitted to the and poverty, owns this congregation as his Lord's Supper. On the whole the con
flock, gathered by his spirit in a remote region gregation has had an increase of twenty naturally one of the most ignorant and be
of the earth, and from amongst a nation, persons, consisting, on the first of Jan.
nighted." uary last, of 352 men, women, and chil “ We cannot leave unnoticed, that for some dren, beside 306 adults, and 237 chil. time past, the candidates, baptized, and comdren, who receive particular instruction municants, have, of their own accord, begun at school, and about 100 more, who have
to take short walks on Sunday evenings to leave to live in the town. “ As a family,'
the mountains, during which they converse
about what they have heard at Church. One they add, “ have we lived in peace, and of the Missionaries walking out on the 16th, the Lord has dwelt among us.” We met party of Hottentots. He inquired extract a few particulars from the Jour- whither they were going? They answered, nal of the Missionaries for the gratifica- they were walking towards the mountain with
a view to be alone, and converse together. tion and edification of our readers, who,
“What are you conversing about ?" "We we doubt not, will feel in common with
are talking about the great mercy God has us great satisfaction in considering that shewn us, in making us acquainted with His so many of these poor Hottentots, on love, even to such wretched creatures as we whose mind, reasoning from common
Hottentots are, and in sending us teachers, to tell us what He has done for us.
And we ly received maxims, we should have
were speaking of those dark times, when we despaired of secing the preaching of knew nothing of God and of our Saviour and the Gospel produce the smallest im- llis word, and that we are not worthy to expression, have been made partakers of perience such grace and favour as is now bethe grace of the Gospel, and are now
stowed upon us, especially as we are yet so
disobedient and ungrateful, &c." walking worthy of the Christian pame.
“ A great many of our people came home “ We informed an old Hottentot woman to celebrate Christmas here. Many farmers who had long ago begged to be baptized, that also arrived, and several Englishmen, who her request should be granted on the next distinguished themselves by their orderly and prayer day. She was so overcome with joy devout conduct. They all knelt down with us that she immediately fell on her knees in her and our Hottentot congregation, when we hut, and with many tears thanked God that adored our incarnate God and Saviour ; but He had heard her prayers in her old age, and the African Christians thought proper to rein mercy numbered her with his people. As main sitting. Above 100 white strangers, be. six of our people were to be admitted candi. sides Hottentots and slaves, joined us on the dates for baptism, and four others to be bar- 25th, and were attentive hearers at the foretized, we informed them of it in a solemn noon's service. Most of our people being at manner, and spoke earnestly with them all, home, our Church was well filled. In the particularly with those to be baptized, of the evening, many of them set out on their return, value of the privilege to which they were call. declaring their gratitude to God for the bless. ed, to know Jesus as Vieir Lord and Redeem. ing enjoyed on This occasion. It is worthy of er; exhorting them to devote themselves remark, that some of the farmers present have anew with soul and body unto Him, who had a journey of six days out and home ; but, acpurchased them with his own most precious cording to their own expression, they think it blood, that through lis grace they might be worth all the trouble to come hither to hear enabled to renounce the devil and all his the word of God." works, and follow Christ alone in the regen Mittage Moll, a young widow, hemoaned tration. Such a notification always creates the recent loss of her husband ; “ Ali," saici great emotion among our people.
she, “whilst I had him, we could converse During this week we spoke with each of with each other about the state of our souls, tha communicants with much satisfaction, and repeat what we had heard at the church! 'Those who were soon to be baptizeil caine to Now I sit alone, with my poor baby at my
that they had no other wish but to live breast, and have no one to speak to, and my to God alone in the world, and to follow the greatest suffering is that I can very seldom ways of Jesus.”
come io Church and hear the sweet words of " The five abovementioned persons and the Gospel, &c." three children were baptized, one man and “One waggon after the other arrived, fillone woman were re-admitted, and the com ed with visitors, who meant to close the year municants partook of the Holy Sacrainent in with us. About eighty whites were present, the evening. We and our people were truly some from a distance of three days journey, refreshed and enlivened by the blessings we besides a great number of Hottentot strangers received this day, which words fail to de- and slaves, wlio had obtained leave from their scribe. It is on such occasions, that all of masters to go to Church. Late in the evening us, and even strangers feel, that the Lord is Mrs. Tennis, with five persons in her compatruly present here, and with all our defects ny, arrived from Zoete Melk’s Valley. Most Christ, Obsery. No. 9.
of the visitors called to see us, and one of sist of upwards of 10,000 negroes, them, who lives near the Cape-town, was par. which is a vast proportion of the poputicularly desirous to become acquainted with lation of that islandi. The missions in everything relating to this establishment. He expressed his astonishment at the order Jamaica, Tobago, St. Kitts, Barbadoes, and decency which prevailed, not only at St. Croix, St. Thomas, and St. John, Church, but throughout the whole town; at are also said to be progressive. the devout attention, and melodious singing of the Hottentot congregation, &c. Others
A conference of the Methodist also declared their great satisfaction, and call. ed upon God to bless the work of his own
Preachers, late in connection with Mr. hans. In the evening at eight, the service Westley, was held at Bristol, in July began, and at half after eleven we met to last, and minutes of its proceeding's close the year, with hearts tilled with thanks have since been published ; it thence and praise to our gracious God and Saviour whose mercies have been daily new.
appears, that the number of Methodists
To Hin we commend ourselves and our Hotten.
in England, Scotland, and Ireland, tot congregation with all the children of God amounts to 119,654 ; in the British doon earth, yea the whole poor human race ; minions in America and the West Incraved his forgireness for our many faults ; dies 10 15,939 ; in the United States and besought Him, that He would also in fire
to 71,715, making in all 207,308. lure accompany our testimony of His love to sinners, and the word of His cross, with power and demonstration of the spirit, and deliv
By letters received from Canton it er yet many thousands in this country from would appear, that the Emperor, by an sin and death, by the power of His precious edict, has permitted the residence of blood. Though such a crowd had assembled the Roman Catholic Missionaries, in here to-night, not the least disorder took
any part of his dominions, within twenplace*. It is with particular pleasure we
ty miles of the court. Some thousands learn, that General Dundas, the Gove of children are said to have been bapernor at the Cape, las afforded all pos- and a few adults to have openly pro
tized in the course of a few months, sible protection and encouragement to the Missionarics:
fessed the Christian Faith. How much In the Island of Antigua, the bre- is it to be regretted that, while the Anti
christian Church of Rome thus comihren's congregations are stated to con
passes sea and land to make prosclytes, * See an extract from Barrow's Travels, the Church of England should be su inserted in our number for June, p. 361, in supine and inactive as not to have made confirmation of this sitement. The above account bring's forcibly tn !!!
as yet a single effort for the propagarecollection, the exclamation of a truly Chris. tion of genuine Christianity in the vast tian poet, on a similar occasion.
empire of China, where nearly one “ Here see the encouragement Grace gives third of the human race are perishing to Vice,
for lack of knowledge. We trust that. The dire effect of Mercy without price! What were they? What some fools are made
this impressive consideration will not by art
be without its weight in the deliberaThey were by nature-Atheists head and tions of the venerable society in Bartheart..
lett's Buildings. What are they now ? Morality may spare Her grave concern, her kind suspicions llere: The wretch who once sang wiklly, danc’d and laugh’d,
This society, which we understand to And suck'd in dizzy madness with his draught, be now composed of near four hundred Ilas wept a silent flood, revers'd his ways, respectable characters, many of thein Is sober, meek, benevolent, and prays; of rank and distinction, has publicly anl'eeds sparingly, communicates his store,
nounced its intention of enforcing a Abhor's the craft he boasted of before, sind lie that stole has learn'ů to steal no
better observance of the sabbath, by
giving effect to the laws now in existWell spare the prophet, let the desert sing, ence for that purpose. It is with much Wiere sprang the thorn, the spiry fir shall pleasure we look forward to the effects
spring ; And where unsightly and rank thistles grew,
which may be expected from the praiseShall grow the myrile and luxuriant yew !"
worthy exertions of a society so respectably constituted ; and we trust that sim
SOCIETY FOR THE SUPPRESSION OF