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SOUTHERN INDIA AND CEYLON.-- At a general con China. The roots and wood of the tree are chopped ference of missionaries convened at Ootacamund, and up and boiled with water in an iron vessel, to which representing nearly all the Protestant Evangelical an carthen head containing straw is adapted, and the missionary societies, the following statistics of the re camphor sublimes and condenses upon the straw. In sults of missionary labor in southern India and Cey- China, the chopped branches are boiled in water till lon were reported:
the camphor begins to adhere to the stirrer; the liquor 1. More than 100,000 have abandoned idolatry and is then strained, and the camphor concretes on standbeen gathered into Christian congregations.
ing; it is afterward mixed with a finely-powdered 2. More than 65,000 have received Christian bap- | earth and sublimed from one metallic vessel into antism.
other. Two kinds of unrefined or crude camphor are 3. More than 15,000 have been received as commu known in commerce, Dutch or Japan camphor, and nicants.
China camphor. It is chiefly produced in the island 4. More than 500 natives, exclusive of schoolmas of Formosa and conveyed in junks to Canton, whence ters, have become Christian teachers to their coun the foreign markets are supplied. Crude camphor trymen.
very much resembles moist sugar before it is cleaned. 5. More than 41,000 boys in the mission schools It is refined and converted into the beautiful, wellare receiving a Christian education.
known article sold in the shops, by sublimation. This 6. More than 11,000 girls have already been rescued process is carried on in spheroidal vessels called bomfrom that gross ignorance and deep degradation to boloes. They are made of thin fiint glass, and weigh which so many millions of their sex in India seem to about one pound each, and measure about twelve be hopelessly condemned.
inches across. Each vessel has a short neck. When In addition to these results we may reckon the im fillod with crudo camphor they are imbedded in a portant work of planting Churches, of translation, sand bath and heated to a temperature of from 250 and of the production and growth of a Christian lit degrees to 280 degrees, which is afterward raised to erature. When we compare these results with the between 300 degrees and 400 degrees. About two seantiness of the agencies and the short time they per cent. of quick-lime and two parts bone-blaek, in bave been employed, they convey to us confident as fine powder, are added to the melted camphor, and surance of the ultimate triumph of the Gospel in
the heat raised so as to boil the liquid. The vapor those regions of the valley of the shadow of death. condenses in the upper part of the vessel. As the
sublimation proceeds, the hight of the sand around WASHINGTON IRVING.–This distinguished author,
the vessel is diminished. The process is completed for so many years identified with the literary history
in about forty hours. The vessel being removed from of his country, died at his residence at Sunnyside on
the sand bath, the mouth is closed with tow, and in the Hudson river, Norember 28, 1859. His disease
this hot state water is sprinkled over them and they was an affection of the heart, and his death was sud
crack. When quite cold the cake of camphor, weighden. He was nearly seventy-seven years of age, ing about eleven pounds, is removed and trimmed, having been born April 3, 1783. Iis literary career
by paring and scraping into the form of large bembegan when he was scarcely twenty; and from that time till within two or three years his contributions ispherical cakes, perforated in the middle. In this
process the lime retains the impurities and a portion to the press have been uninterrupted. Such was the
of the camphor; the latter is recovered by heating geniality and freshness of his writings that we never
the mixture in an iron pot, with a bead to it, and could think of him as an old man; and his last work
the product is refined by a second sublimation. The The Life of Washington--exhibits as much vigor and
factory where camphor is refined bas its temperature more polish than even the best efforts of his earlier maintained at about 150 degrees, and the atmosphere manhood. Much of his life was spent abroad, and a number of his works made their first appearance in
is generally charged with camphor vapor. The sand
baths are, therefore, heated in baths of fusible metal, England. In 1830 he received one of the two fifty- kept at a proper temperature from a furnace outside. guinea gold medals provided for by George IV, for Each bambolo or flask is covered with a glass shade euninence in historical composition; and the Univers
to prevent the escape of as much vapor as possible, ity of Oxford soon after conferred upon him their
and also to exclude the air, which would render the rarest honor, the degree of doctor of laws. Wash-camphor opaque. There is also an essential oil conington Irving, more than any one else, perhaps, has
tained in the crude camphor, which is driven off becontributed to bring our American literature into re
fore sublimation, pute and circulation abroad; and the proud question
ASSYRIAN SCULPTURES IN THE BRITISH MUSEUM. of the Edinburgh Review, “Who reads an American book?" may now be replaced by the more astonished
The latest importation of the Ninevitish slabs have " Who does not read ac American book?"
been arranged in the Assyrian collection at the Britquery,
ish Museum, and now claim attention among the CAMPHOR.--This substance is the produce of the chief ornaments of that unique gallery. These sculplaur us camphora, or camphor laurel, of Japan and tures represent, as usual, a superabundant number of
battle scenes and mythological groups; but number a end of the iron rod which pierces the bottom; a small very fair proportion of pictures representing the pur valve permitted the water to flow through them as suits of the chase, lion-hunting in chariots, and lion- | they went down, but closed as they came up. The baiting with dogs. The drawing is in many cases of quills pierced the bottom, and were filled with the exquisite beauty. One of these slabs, indeed, por adhesive fine clay of the ocean containing the minute traying the pursuit of wild asses or quaggas, and organisms. another in which numerous antelopes especially fig
ASTRONOMICAL CLOCK.—There is in the town of ure, altogether surpass any thing we have yet seen,
Nantucket, Mass., an astronomical clock, made by and furnish most favorable testimony to the excel
Hon. Walter Folger, when he was only twenty-two lence of the Assyrian artists. A valuable collection of mosaics from Carthage, recently excavated, have
years of age. The plan of the whole of its mabeen sent home by the Rev. Nathan Davis. They
chinery was matured and completed in his mind be
fore he commenced to put it together. It keeps the belong to the Roman period. Two exquisite full
correct date of the year, and the figures change as length female figures-one of a dancing girl, the other in a careless and graceful attitude of repose, in
the year changes. The sun and moon, represented
by balls, appear to rise and set on the face of the a standing posture and holding the spray of a flower
clock, with all their variations and phases, as in the in her hand-deserve the highest encomium that can be bestowed upon them. Besides the mosaics, Mr.
heavens. It also indicates the sun's place in the Davis has sent home a number of fragments of stat
ecliptic, keeps an account of the motion of the moon's
nodes around the ecliptic, and the sun and moon's uary, etc., of rude workmanship, but many of them
declination. most valuable in a philosophical point of view, as containing Phænician inscriptions.
Tract SOCIETY PUBLICATIONS.—During the past
year the American Tract Society printed 682,250 volCHRISTIANITY IN CHINA.—The missionaries in con
umes, 11,857,000 publications, 243,507,000 pages. ference with the Bishop of Victoria have under con
Since its formation, the Society has circulated 13,sideration a plan for locating in the district cities a
757,285 volumes, 199,645,362 publications, 4,984,293,native deacon or catechist under the supervision of
953 pages, including 151,713 volumes. Baxter's an itinerating European missionary. The Rev. Canon Saint's Rest has had a circulation of 222,394 volumes; Stowell narrates the following discourse by a Chinese
Call to the Unconverted, 425,133; Bunyan's Pilgrim's tailor with reference to the relative merits of Confu
Progress, 325,416; Pike's Persuasives to Early Piety, ciusism, Buddhism, and Christianity: “A man had 138,472; Guide to Young Disciples, 110,253; Doddfallen into a deep, dark pit, and lay in its ņiry bot ridge's Rise and Progress, 165,949; Edwards's Sabtom groaning and utterly unable to move. Confu.
bath Manual, in various forms, 589,545; Temperance cius, walking by, approached the edge of the pit and Manual, 177,375; Alleine's Alarm, 232,927; Songs said: “Poor fellow, I am sorry for you; why were for the Little Ones, 194,000; Tract Primer, 552,000; you such a fool as to get in there? Let me give you Advice to a Married Couple, 137,043; Peep of Day a piece of advice—if you ever get out, do n't get in Series—three books—183,000; Abbott's Mother and again.' 'I can't get out,' groaned the man. A Child at Home, 197,221; Young Christian, 57,733; of Buddhist priest next came by and said: “Poor fellow, Flavel's works-six volumes-419,885 volumes havo I am very much pained to see you there; I think if been put into circulation, 1,258,552 Pocket Manuals, you could scramble up two-thirds of the way, or of fourteen kinds, have been circulated, as also 147,eren half, I could reach you and lift you up the rest.' 074 bound volumes of tracts. But the man in the pit was entirely helpless and unable to rise. Next the Savior came by, and hearing in the United States was the Quincy road, built in
RAILROAD PROGRESS.-The first railroad constructed his cries, went to the very brink of the pit, stretched down and laid hold of the poor man, brought bim
1827. The first passenger railroad was the Baltimore up, and said, 'Go and sin no more.' It must be
and Ohio, which was opened with horse power for fifadmitted that this allegory possesses the merit of
teen miles in 1830. The Mohawk and Hudson river much originality, while the simplicity of its details
road was opened for public travel with horse power renders it easy of general comprehension.
in the summer of 1831. Locomotives were first used
in this country in 1831, on the Mohawk and Hudson LIFE AT THE BOTTOM OF THE SEA.-The United States railroad, and in 1832 upon the Baltimore and Ohio, ship Vincennes, in its recent explorations off the coast
and on the South Carolina railroad. In 1828 there of Kamschatka, obtained bottom at the depth of
were but three miles of railroad in the United States; 1,700 fathoms-10,200 feet-with the line, and took now there are twenty-one thousand, five hundred up some very minute specimens of sea-worms on it.
miles! These, when submitted to the microscope, appeared BRITISH TAXATION.--The taxation which the British to have been living but a few moments before, and Parliament imposes this year for the support of the were supposed to have died when brought near the Government amounts to th enormous sum of £69,surface, and relieved from the immense pressure of 000,000 sterling, or $345,000,000. Of this sum over the superincumbent water. These worms, or infuso £28,000,000 sterling go to pay interest on the national ria, give evidence that they were designed to live un debt, and over £26,000,000 sterling are required for der circumstances which, heretofore, have been sup the army and navy. This taxation, it is said, exceeds posed fatal to all organisms. The manner in which the cost of our General Government and of all the they were taken was as follows: Bands of four goose state and municipal governments in the Union comquills, open at both extremities, were inserted in the bined.
(1.) PRONOUNCING BIBLE.—This is a valuable addi will interest the young. We earnestly recommend tion to our Book-Room publications. It has evi- parents to put works of this character into the hands dently been prepared with much care, and is a desir of their children, instead of the trashy novels with able companion for every Bible reader. In addition which the land is flooded. to the inspired text, it contains copious references to
(10.) BIBLE STORIES is sent forth by the American parallel passages; also, various chronological, histor
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By W. M. Thackeray. 8vo. 411 pp., double column,
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now, and is before us in book form. We have not
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shrewdness of observation and felicity of expression, and engravings, and embodies all the information on every subject connected with journeying on the plains. author thus truthfully discourses upon the method of
rather than by any thing profound or original. The At the saine time, it is quite interesting as a reading securing notoriety in the pulpit: "The surest and book.
shortest way of securing notoriety is to become queer (9.) HISTORY OF AMERICA. By Mary Howitt. 2 or peculiar, or to become fanatical on some of the vols. 12mo. Neto York: Harper & Brothers. Cincin isms. Lorenzo Dow obtained much of his fame nati: Rickey, Mallory & Co.—This book is beautifully by his blanket, and by now and then throwing one illustrated and got up in an attractive style. Its leg over the pulpit, when it was low enough to admit author is so universally known as an accomplished of it. The scarlet coat, the breeches, and stockings writer, that the work will be sought for eagerly. Es of a famous preacher in his day were his only attracpecially does it possess those attractive elements that I tions, and these drew multitudes to hear him. The
fiorid nonsense of Maffitt often left such men as Mason, (22.) HERE AND THERE, or, Earth and Heaven, conand Spring, and Romeyn, to preach to almost empty tains brief Scripture contrasts between the earthly churches. Mappin, with his shilling razors, and Mo and the heavenly country. It is a choice companion ses, with his cheap trowsers, have taught many
for the closet, and a noble help to communion with preachers the path of fame. That is not the quiet God and heaven. New York: D. Appleton & Co. way by which the acorn grows up to the towering Cincinnati: Rickey, Mallory & Co. oak, but the noisy way of drum and trumpet, by
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the Life and Character of William George Baker. Nero (15.) THE FOOL OF QUALITY; or, History of Henry,
York: Carlton & Porter. Cincinnati : Swormstedt & Earl of Moreland. By Henry Brooke, Esq. New and
Poe. 12mo. 320 pp.—Mr. Baker was a man of berevised edition. Introduction by Dr. Strickland. With
reavement and sorrow, as well as of piety and intega Bingraphical Preface by the Rev. Charles Kingsley. rity. His brief, simple, but sometimes affecting notes Nero York: Derby & Jackson.
His hisCincinnati: Robert
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tory and character thoroughly enlist our sympathy.
We are thankful to God that we have laymen among porary says: “This novel unquestionably enjoys the benefit of clergy.' They are its ushers. They
us worthy of such noble record. vouch for it, praise it, and historically environ it (24.) First QUARRELS IN MARRIED Lire. Edited by with venerable literary facts, in themselves novel James H. Burk. 12mo.
75 cents. Cincinnow, because they happened so long ago. Curiously nati: Applegate & Co.—The material for this book enough, it is said that the saintly John Wesley, in
has not been gathered without great labor. The his advanced age, prepared a revised and expurgated young married would do well to read it. Indeed, its edition of the Fool of Quality, for circulation among
incidents and narrations are pregnant with valuable the Methodists." He might have added that even
suggestions to all persons sustaining the marriage this edition is sent forth with an Introduction from a
relation. It is a novel subject for a book, but one of grave Doctor of Divinity. (All D. D.’s are gravel) | great practical utility. We have no hesitation We recognize in this work an old acquaintance of our
recommending the book as worthy of a wide circulaboyhood. Strangely enough, Mr. Wesley's edition, tion. It will prevent as well as heal “quarrels in an abridgment, came to our hand, and was the pas
married life.” A copy of it should be put into the time of many a pleasant hour. Even now we recog
hands of every newly-married couple. nize it as an antidote to dyspepsia and the blues.
(25.) Sunny llours: consisting of Poems on Various Nay, it is more than that. We agree with Mr. Wes
Subjects. By J. Wesley Carhart. New York: Pudney ley that it continually strikes at the heart-aiming to
& Russell. 12mo. 233 pp.—Mr. Carhart is a member inspire right affections, and to instill gratitude to God and benevolence to man.
of the Troy annual conference. Our readers will Of course, it is quaint in
remember him in connection with a few beautiful style-as it wears the garb of a former century; but it somehow takes hold upon the reader, and he will
poems contributed to our columns. Many passages not willingly let it drop.
in this volume possess the true poetic spirit. Others
are liable to criticism, and would no doubt have been (16.) BABY Nigar Caps is the singular title of a much improved by an observance of the rule prebook which contains some good stories for the little
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thy of commendation. As specimens we quote the
author's versification of the twenty-third Psalm: (17.) Night Caps is an older sister of the above.
“ The Lord is my shepherd to feed
And lead me where still waters flow; (18.) MARTHA'S HOOKS AND Eyes. 18mo. Neno
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I lie in green pastures; my soul named little story, by patience and thoughtfulness,
He reneweth; the paths which I tread was enabled to relieve the distresses of her much af
Are paths where the righteous may stroll, flicted parents. It is an entertaining book for chil
And rest with the Shepherd, their head. dren.
When walking the shadowy vale,
Where death's awful visage appears, (19.) SPIRIT LIFE AND ITS RELATIONS. By Rev. T.
Thy glorious rod shall prevail, Spicer, D. D. Albany: Munsell & Roroland.-Severely
And banish forever my fears. didactic in style, yet fine in arrangement; clear in
A table for me thou hast set statement, logical in argument, and sound in doctrinal view.
In the face of my deadliest foes
My head with fine oil thou hast wet, (20.) HANDIx is the first in a series—“Stories of
My cup with salvation o'erflows. Rainbow and Lucky.” By Jacob Abbott. New York:
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Thy mercy shall ever abide;
I'll dwell in thy temple secure (21.) THE QUEEN OF HEARTS. By Wilkie Collins.
From tempests of lito's troubled tide." New York: Harper & Brothers. Cincinnati : Rickey, We must indulge ourselves in an excerpt from “Baby Mallory & Co. 12mo. 472 pp.
Minnie.” For beauty of conception and felicity
1 expression, it will compare favorably with passages Mallory & Co. 12mo. Pp. 398.-A girl's life at a in our best poets:
fashionable boarding-school has its evils as well as “Ah, thou happy little stranger,
its advantages; and the former are portrayed in this Welcome now I sing;
volume. The writer, whom we take to be a lady, evWelcome, welcome, little ranger
idently speaks from her own experience, and endeavHoly pleasures bring!
ors to show how a fashionable and godless training Welcome, with thy tiny fingers,
so famishes tho heart and weakens good impulses, And thy loving eyes,
that years of patient labor and watching are required Where thy precious spirit lingers
to repair the loss.
(30.) PRINCE CHARLIE, TAE YOUNG CHEVALIER. By Through the balmy air,
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Parents who wish to cultivate in their children a cor-
rect taste for reading, will place in their hands brief Sweetly echoed to beguile thee,
histories of events whose chief interest centers in a As they swept along?
single actor and a single action. Such a history is that
of the Rebellion in Scotland in 1745. The leader was Didst thou steal thy baby sweetness From the world of bliss ?
Prince Charles, eldest son of the Pretender, James III, Didst thou think thou couldst retain it
and the principal action was on the field of Culloden. In a world like this?"
The story of the Prince's romantic career, bis poble
cbaracter, his daring valor, his hair-breadth escapes, We have not space for further notice. These excerpts will give some idea of the style and genius of the au
his sufferings, his exile, and his death, is here told in
a pleasant style, and will prove attractive to the thor.
young reader. (26.) A DICTIONARY OF THE HOLY BIBLE.-The American Tract Society has issued a most excellent
(31.) Hunter's Songs of Devotion: containing the work of this kind. It is accompanied with engrav
Most Popular of the published Hymns and Religious ings, maps, and tables, illustrating very fully the Songs of Rev. William Hunter, D. D. Accompanied work. Every Sunday school and Bible class teacher, with Music, arranged by Rev. J. M. Thomas. Pittsburg: and, in fact, every student of the Bible, ought to
J. L. Read. For sale by Methodist Agencies generally. have this or some kindred work for reference. We Price, 15 cents.-Charles Adams felicitously styles have examined the work before us as minutely as
Charles Wesley “the poet preacher.” Mr. Hunter our circumstances would allow, and feel assured that is more nearly entitled to be known as “the poet we can recommend it to our Sunday school teachers
preacher of American Methodism,” than any other as in every respect reliable and worthy of their atten man we know of. He has produced soul-stirring tion.
strains that will live forever. He sends forth no
trash; no low, vulgar religious ditty; no tame or (27.) EVENINGS AT THE MICROSCOPE; or, Researches
worthless production. We are glad to know that the among the Minuter Organs and Forms of Animal Life. real merit of his sacred songs bas secured for them By Philip Henry Gosse, F. R. S.
12mo. 480 pp.
a wide circulation. Nero York: Appleton & Co. Cincinnati : Rickey, Mallory & Co.—The telescope reveals the remote and the (32.) How CouLD AE HELP IT? or, the Heart Trigrand. The microscope opens to our vision a uni umphant. By A. S. Roe. 12mo. 443
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(34.) PAMPALETS.-1. The Kingdom of Christ; or,
Spiritual and Temporal Authority. A Sermon preach(28.) LIFE AMONG THE CHOCTAW INDIANS, AND SKETCH
ed in Wesley Chapel, Washington, D. C., on ThanksES OF THE SOUTH-WEST. By Henry C. Benson, A. M., of
giving Day, November 24, 1859. By B. H. Nadal, the California Conference. Cincinnati: Stormstedt &
D. D.-2. Infant Salvation. A Sermon preached in Poe. 12mo. Pp. 314.—The western Agents have just issued the little book whose title we have given. It
the Methodist Episcopal Church, St. Alvans, Vt., on
the Death of Frank Hamilton Woodward. By Rev. contains a good deal of information with regard to the Choctaws and missionary operations among
Volney M. Simons. -3. Minutes of Detroit Confer
Bishop Janes, President. Rev. S. Reed, Secthem, and embraces some interesting and thrilling sketches of frontier life and manners. The author
retary. 4. Lawrence University Catalogue. Acting was formerly connected with the mission school at Ft.
President, Rev. Russell Z. Mason, A. M., assisted by
five professors. Students, 298. -5. M'Kendree Col. Coffee, and speaks from personal acquaintance with the Indian character and people.
lege. President, Rev. N. E. Cobleigh, D. D., assisted
by six professors. Students, 192.-6. Upper Iorca (29.) MARY STAUNTON; or, the Pupils of Marvel Hall. University. President, Rev. Lucius H. Bugbee, A.M., New York: D. Appleton & Co. Cincinnati : Rickey, 'assisted by seven professors. Students, 288.