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Now that meetings have been again duce to raise the character of the Magabegun in London, we hope there will be zine to a high standard of excellence. a continuous succession of them, and The brethren especially should remember, that information of the character and however, that it must frequently depend beneficial results of our operations will upon themselves what character the reach many quarters where it has been Magazine assumes: and we would say much wanted. There is reason to be- to each, that if any peculiar characteristic lieve that thousands of local preachers of excellence is desired, let him who de are still ignorant of the existence of our sires it aim to impart it, and we shall noble institution, a circumstance which sooner be able to produce such a publishows the imperative necessity that ex- cation as shall be fully worthy to repreists for the friends of the Association to sent the great body of Methodist Local be always on the alert to promote its Preachers—one of the largest and most interests in every possible way, and es- laborious bodies of Christ's ministers in pecially by increasing the circulation of these islands. the Magazine, by which a knowledge of
THE FUNDS. the existence and operations of the Institution can be most widely and effec
It is our painful duty to notice that the
contributions from the branches do not tually spread.
arrive in amounts sufficient to prevent THE MAGAZINE.
the Committee deeming it requisite to We have very great pleasure in an- contemplate the sale of another portion nouncing that measures have been of the stock of the society. The balances adopted by the Committee with regard have been reduced so low, that the to the Magazine which will materially Treasurer, as a matter of prudence, has enhance its interests and facilitate the been empowered to take this step: and transaction of all business connected
it is not improbable that we may have to with it. Mr. Philip Parker, an active announce in our next, or the subsequent and prudent member of the General issue, that the step has been actually Committee, has undertaken to farın and taken. We are sure this will be deeply superintend the sale of the Magazine for regretted by many staunch friends of the year 1858, and on the behalf of the the Institution; but with us they must Committee will narrowly and minutely see the propriety of the course adopted watch its interests, and aid its circula- by the Committee. tion. To this auspicious circumstance We trust the Local Officers will conwe are also able to add that in future
tinue to be prompt in their remittances, the Magazine will be published by and successful in increasing the subscripMessrs. PARTRIDGE and Co., Paternoster tions. The list we are able to publish Row, whose well-known house possesses this month bears a very cheering aspect many facilities which we trust will be
We are glad to append a small addiadvantageous to our cause.
tion to the lists previously published of Let our friends now aid us again with special contributions. their exertions to increase the sale. We are ambitious to reach seven thousand,
FURTHER DONATIONS IN AID OF THE because it is our earnest desire to circu
SPECIAL EFFORT TO REPLACE £500 late truth as widely as possible, and to make the Magazine fully remunerative
STOCK, SOLD IN JANUARY, 1857.
£ s. d. in its own sale as well as in the correlative benefits derived from its agency.
Samuel Sims, Esq., Holloway 5 00
0 10 0 If each of the present subscribers pro
Mr. Thomas Gould, Dulkley 1 00 cured one more, our object would be more than accomplished : -and surely
Mr. George Flashman, Dover 1 1 0
Collected at Winterbourne, a that may easily be done.
small village in the Salisbury Perhaps it may inspire the efforts of
circuit some of the brethren to know that we shall open the new year with a supply of articles that are sure to please and to
GENERAL COMMITTEE. edify. Some are promised that will fur- The Committee met at Brother Chip, nish the purest gratification to inquiring chase's, 8, Redford-place, Commercial and spiritual minds; and others are Road East, on Wednesday Evening, projected in continuation that will con- November the 11th, 1857.
being found correct, an order was drawn on the Treasurer for the amount.
Prayer was offered by Brother Greenhalgh, and the meeting closed at a quarter-past nine o'clock.
The next meeting will be held at Bro. Loxdale's, 38, Markham Square, King's Road, Chelsea, on Monday, the 14th of December.
JOHN WADE, Hon. Sec.
Messrs. Chipchase, Bowron, Chamber lain, Brown, Durley, Wade, Greenhalyh, Salisbury, Jameson, Parker, and Cres well.
After prayer had been offered by Brother Chipchase, the minutes of the last meeting were read and confirmed.
The Secretary reported as follows :Present number of hon. members, 477 ; benefit members, 2,104; total, 2,581. Members receiving relief : sick, 26; under the new rule, 33; superannuated, 94; total, 153.
As it appeared the balance in the hands of the Treasurer amounted to only £8 9s. lld., he was authorised to sell out stock to the amount of £250.
The widow of Brother C. claimed the return of the entrance fee and subscriptions of her late husband, he having died within 12 months from the date of his entry. It was therefore ordered that the money should be repaid according to rule.
Brother C., age 70, applies for superannuation allowance. Resolved, that 2s. 6d. per week be granted.
Brother H., age $3, a preacher fifty years, applies for superannuation allowance. Resolved, that 3s. per week be granted.
A resolution was adopted that Brother Parker should farm the sale of the Magazine for the year 1858, according to a proposition submitted to the Committee; and Messrs. Chamberlain, Wade, Jameson, and Creswell were appointed a Sub-Committee, with the Editor, for the conduct of the publication of the Magazine for the year.
Bills to the amount of £35 13s. 6d. were presented and examined; and
DIED. Oct. 16, 1857.-Josiah Hopkins, of Redbrook, in the Forest of Dean circuit, aged 38. Claim £8. His end was triumphant. He had been on the funds 5 weeks.
Oct. 18, 1857. - William Mason, of the Towcester circuit, aged 52. Claim £8. The tendency of blood to the head rendered him insensible up to the period of his death.
Oct. 26, 1857.-Joseph Teal, of Leeds, aged 57. Claim £8. He had been on the funds 62 weeks. He had strong consolation in God as his eternal refuge.
Nov. 6, 1857.-James Rathbone, of Sandbach, in the Congleton circuit, aged 44. Claim £8. His end was peace. He had been on the funds 12 weeks.
Nov. 12, 1857.- Robert Lovett, of Chipstone on Stour, in the Chipping Norton circuit, aged 60. Claim £4. He died happy in God, calmly resting on the atonement. He had been on the funds 173 weeks.
Oct. 15, 1857.-Jane Kirby, of Driffield, aged 74. Claim £2. Her end was peace.
Oct. 9, 1857.-Ruth Crooks, of Belper, aged 75. Claim £2. Her end was peace.
DONATIONS, SUBSCRIPTIONS, ETC., RECEIVED BY THE TREASURER TO Nov. 14, 1857.
(hm. Honorary Member; hc. Honorary Contributor.) Kington.—A friend, 2s. 6d. Wakefield.—Collections and donations at Oulton £1 158.; George Harrison, Esq., hm., £1 ls.; Mrs. Harrison, hm., £l ls.-£3 17s. Birmingham.Mrs. Page, don. 10s.; Mr. Derrick, don. 58.-15s. Guernsey.-Mr. Matthew, don. 4s. Holt.-Mr. Farthing, hc., quarterly, 3s. Shepton Mallet.-Mr. Creed, hm., £l; Mr. Simon Hoddin, hm., £1; Proceeds of tea meeting, at Evercreech, £3 8s. 5d.; Public collection at ditto, £1 6s. lld.; Brother Shore, don. 58.; Brother Stokes, don. 5s.; Sundries ditto, 4s. 6d. ; Collecting card, by Brother Brabuer, £1 13s. 6d.; Collected by Sister Brown, 75.-£9 10s. 4d. Mansfield.—Mr. Theodore Candwell, Warsop, hm., £l; Mr. W. Millns, Mansfield, a Leader of Coals, third don. 8s.-£! 8s. Spalding. -Mr. John Hanks, hc., quarterly, 3s. ; Mr. Vickeridge, don. 58.--8s. Cromford. - Miss Taylor, Bon Wood, don. 5s. Oxford.—Collected by Miss Banbury, 7s. Louth.–J. B. Sharpley, Esq., hm., £1' ls.; Roger Sharpley, Esq., hm., £1; Samuel Sharpley, Esq., hm., £1 ls.; Joseph Larder, Esq., him. £l; Joseph Jolin.
son, Esq., hm., £l ls.: James Kirkby, Esq., hm., £1 ls.; Mrs. Kirkby, hc., 10s. 6d. ; Mr. Henry Boothby, jun., don. 55.-£6 19s. 6d. Southwark.—Mr. J. K. Hardy, hm., £lols.; Mrs. Hardy, hm., £l ls.; Mr. Abraham Batty, he., quarterly, 2s. 6d.-£2 4s. 6d. Frome.—Mrs. Shore, hc., 10s. Ripon. - Mrs. Stephenson, hc., 10.; Mr. Sadler, don. 58.; Mr. Knowles, hc., 10s.; Mr. Demain, don. 2s. 6d.; Mr. Weatherell, don. 2s.6d.-£1 10s. Monmouth.—Collecting Card, by Brother Pritchard, £1 12s. 6d. Lincoln.—Mr. Thomas Nicholson, hm., £l ls.; Mr. B. Argyle, hm., £l ls.; Chapel collections, £3 18s. 3d.-£6 0s. 3d. Bridport.-Mr. Eli Fowler, hm., quarterly, 5s. Hungerford.—Mr. Pargister, hm., £l Is.; Collecting Card, by Brother Jacob Dore, £l 9s.; Collections in the Wesleyan Chapel, Inkpen, £1° 5s.-£3 15s. Burton on Trent.—Mr. George Jackson, don. 2s.6d.; Mr. Edmund Adams, don. 2s. 6d.—55. Leeds.-Benjamin Hartley, Esq., Mearwood, near Leeds, 10s. : Mrs. Purdon, sub. 6s.—16s. Bristol
. - Voted by Local Preacher's Meeting, as balance left from purchase of books, 7s. 6d. Sunderland.-Mr. W. R. Wrightson, hm., £l ls.; Mr. John Aslin, hm., £1.-£2 ls. Tunbridge Wells.- Mr. W. Underwood, Brighton, hm., kl ls. York.--A Friend, 5s.; a ditto 2s.6d.—7s.6d. Hind Street.- Mrs. Edwards, hm., per Brother Prothero, £1 ls.; Mr. Harrison, 5s.-£l 6s. Stamford.Collected from Friends, 4s. 7d. Driffield.—Collected by Brother Kirby, 4s. Derby.—Mr. W. Mansfield, don. 5s. Longton.—Mr. W. Bateman, hm., £l Is. Mr. Thomas Hancock, hm., £l 1s. - £2 2s. Aylesbury.—Mr. R. Durley, hm., £l ls.; Mrs. Durley, hm.,. £l Is.; Miss. Durley, hm., £l ls.; Mr. W. Seamons, hm., £l ls.; A Friend, hm., £l ls.; A Local Preacher, hm., £l; Mr. J. S. Cook, hc., 10s.; Mr. Goodchild, don. ls.; Collected by Mrs. De Fraine, 55.-£7 ls. Dover.- Annual Subscription by Mr. George Reynolds Killick, 10s. 6d. Bakewell.—Mr. James Bromley, hm., £l ls.; Mr. Samuel Heriman, hm., £l; Proceeds of Tea Meeting, at Carbar (less expenses 2s.), 12s. 6d. —£2 13s. 6d. Holmfirth.–Subscribed and Collected by Miss Hinehliffe, of Barnside, £2 Os. ld. Leicester.-Miss Archer, don. 58.; Mr. Archer, don. 5s.; Mr. Wale, 5s.; Mr. Broadbent, 5s.; Mr. Brewett, 2s.; Mr. Merryweather, 5s.£1 7s.
NOTE.—This list is published that the Donations, Honorary Members, Tea Meetings, Chapel Collections, &c., may appear, though they are included in the list of amounts received by the Treasurer from the various Circuits.
REMITTANCES RECEIVED BY THE TREASURER TO Nov. 14, 1857. Bath, £2 2s. Stourbridge, £l 18s. 3d. Hinckley, £5 2s. Kington, £1 Os. 6d. Axminster, 3s. Wakefield, £5 13s. Burton, 12s. Birmingham, £5 15s. 6d. Holt, £2 2s. Coventry, £1 5s. Guernsey, 13s. High Wycombe, 6s. Shepton Mallet, £10 17s. 4d. Southwark, £2 19s. 6d. Addingham, £l 13s. Mansfield, £4 7s. Denby Dale, £1 19s. Halifax, £1 16s. North Walsham, £2. Oxford, £2. Ashton-under-Lyne, £1 19s. Southport, £1 4s Preston, £1 10s. St. Helens, £1 10s. Spalding, £3 13s. Cromford, £8 18s. 9d. St. Ives, £1 4s. Tonbridge Wells, £1 Is. Forest of Dean, £2 2s. Isle of Wight, 9s. Towcester, £9 12s. 4d. Tavistock, £2 6s. 6d. Chatteris, £1 13s. iod. Peterborough, £2 17s. 10d. Sheffield, £11 ls. 6d. Monmouth, £3 2s. 6d. Thetford, £l l0s. Frome, £2 15s. 6d. Ripon, £3 18s. Lynn, £1 10s. Malton, £l lls. Cheadle
, 6s. Bradford, £2 2s. 6d. Thame, £1 4s. Lincoln, £7 17s. 6d. Bridport, £1 15s. Burnley, £1 13s. Whitehaven, £1 10s. 2d. Grantham, £1 2s. Bramley, £1 4s. Northampton, £5. Hungerford, £8 lls. Barnstaple, £2 10s. Penrith, £l 10s. Burton-on-Trent, £2 135. Wantage, £l 4s. Leeds, £i 14s. Bristol, £4 2s. 6d. Retford, £l ls. Sunderland, £5 11s. 6d. York, £2 12s. 6d. Liverpool, £3 10s. 6d. Ilkestone, £2 12s. Workington, £2 5s. Hind Street, £3 5s. Stamford, £4 12s. 2d. Garstang, £l 14s. Southampton, 15s. Driffield, £1 5s. Belper, £4 3s. Oundle, 15s. 6d. Derby, £2 10s. 6d. Barnsley, £l 195. Longton, £3 6s. 6d. Aylesbury, £7 7s. Dover, £3 7s.6d. Bakewell, £5 15s. Salisbury, 8s. Scarborough, £1 16s. Wednesbury, £1 13s. Holmfirth, 63 7s. ld. Swaffham, £1 16s. Leicester, £l 7s. Congleton, £3 3s. Camborne, 6s. Lonth, £11 ls. 6d.
INDEX TO THE VOLUME.
Adams's New Testament Verses, Donations, &c. 32, 64, 95, 128, Matson's Summer Evening Notice of, 375
160, 191, 224, 266, 287, 320, Reverie, &c., Notice of, 375 A Dream-which was not all a 352, 377
Memoir of Robert Peck, Notice a Dream, 51 Dr. Clarke on Matt, i. 23, 59
of, 250 Advice to a Preacher, 50 Dull Children, 221
Memoir of Thomas Batty, Prim. A Fact for all Readers, 318
itive Methodist Preacher, NoAggregate Meeting, 187, 193 Eloquent Preacher, 161
tice of, 282 A key to the Pocket, 96
English Bible, Brief History of, Metaphysical Question, 372 A liberal-minded Professor, 121
Methodist Discipline, Notice of, American Methodism, 289, 321 Enjoyment of Nature, 349
27 Annotated Paragraph Bible,
Method of Questions, 370 Notice of, 250
Fellowship continued in future MISCELLANEOUS, 59, 91, 317, Answer to Prayer, 341 life, 358
348, 371 An Unvarnished Story, 350 Foster's Counting-house Assis- Modern Pulpit Illustrations, A Preachers' Tea Meeting, 314 tant, Notice of, 249
Efficiency of, 41
Monthly Meetings of Committee;
28, 31, 64, 92, 125, 159, 190, Astronomy, 25, 60, 88, 123, 153, Grantham Branch, 319
223, 254, 285, 318, 350, 376 188, 246, 283, 316, 345, 373 Gratitude, Confession, and Con- Moral Grandeur, 111 secration, 12
MUTUAL-AID AssoCIATION REDeacon Lights for British Youth,
PORTER, 28, 62, 92, 124, 155, Notice of, 249
Hart's Hymns, Notice of, 315 188, 206, 222, 250, 284, 318, Belper Circuit, 94
Hireson, Thomas, Memoir of, 356, 375 Benefit of Mutual-Aid, 127
My Two Witnesses,” 368 BIBLICAL NOTES AND QUERIES, Hirst's Hymns and Dialogues, 46, 65, 76, 113, 148, 184, 341, Notice of, 345
Narrative of Striking Providen277, 309, 368 Holy Love, 371
tial Events, 83 BIOGRAPHY, 17, 46, 77, 140, 174, How do you manage the Young Narrative of the Lord's Dealings 25, 264, 300, 332, 363 Ones, Notice of, 61
with a seeker of full Salvation, Birbeck, Mr. C., Memoir of, 46 How to Choose a Husband, No- 121 Brother born for Adversity, No- tice of, 62
Never Speak of Faults, 358 tice of, 61 How to Govern, 243
New Work of Rev. J. Caughey, By His stripes we are healed, 15 Humble Trust Exemplified, 337 316
Ninth Aggregate Meeting, 206 Caughey, Rev. J., Anticipated Improving Opportunities, 59 Northampton Branch, 286 Visit of, 195, 281 Indian Rebellion, 347
NOTES OF THE MONTH, 25, 60, Caughey, Rev. J., Arrival of, 282 Infidelity of Romanism, Notice 88, 123, 153, 188, 246, 233, 316, Caughey, Rev. J., Extract from of, 62
345, 373 private journal, 339
Irving's Catechisms, Notice of, Notes on Romans viïi. 29, 30, Caughey, Rev. J., Letter of, on 155
241, 277, 309 his departure for Europe, 313
NOTICES OF Books 26, 61, 91, Caughey's Earnest Christianity, James, John, Memoir of, 332 154, 247, 282, 315, 344, 375 Notice of, 344
Jarrold's Tracts, Notice of, 250 Cayley, Mr. John, Memoir of, Jealousy of right, 374
Observations on Nature, 25, 60, 17
Jobson's America and American 89, 124, 153, 188, 246, 233, 316, Celestial Mechanism, 35, 69, 100, Methodism, Notice of, 289, 346, 373 132, 164
Observations on the Narrative Childhood and Christianity, a Justification by Works & Faith, of the Disobedient Prophet, Query, 150, 184 149
1 Kings xiii. 65 CHILDREN & THEIR TEACHERS, Juvenile Beggars, 361
Old John, 307 23, 56, 87, 220, 243, 280, 342,
Old Prophet of Bethel, Query 370
Keach on the Parables, Notice Child's Gratitude, 371
Old Schoolmaster's Story, 23 Christmas Meditation, 1
Knapton, Mr. James, Memoir Oratory, 110 Churches of Coloured People in of, 235
ORIGINAL AND SELECTED ARTI. Washington, 91
Krummacher's Suffering Savi- CLES, 1, 33, 65, 97, 129, 161, Claims of Sunday Schools on our, Notice of, 90
193, 225, 257, 239, 321, 353 Ministers of the Gospel, 220
Origin of the Mutual-Aid A330Cobb, James, Memoir of, 48 Last Judgment: A Poem, No. ciation, 251 Common Lodging Houses, 214 tice of, 217
Ottoman Empire, The, Notice Cooke on the Shekinah, Notice Leighton Buzzard Branch, 93 of, 247 of, 154
Leisure Hour, Notice of, 219 “Our Life," No. III., 4 Correspondence, 118, 151, 186, Leominster, Kington Branch, Our One Life (Poetry) 281 281, 313
Outline of Examination of Can. Cutts, John, Esq., the late, Me. LESSONS IN PARABLES, 21, 51, didates for the wimsta y, Notice moir of, 300
79, 111, 117, 180, 240, 307, of, 91
337 Day Dreams, 79
Letter of Francis Pearson, 253 Page, Wüliam, an account of, Deaf and Dumb Boy, 343 Letter of the Treasurer, 155
303 Deaths, 32, 64, 94, 127, 159, 190, Let us all Try, 251
Palmer's (Mrs.) Entire Devo224, 256, 287, 320, 352, 377 Lines addressed to a Preacher, tion, Not'ce of, 123 Departed Brethren, 255
Palmer's (Mrs.) l'seful Disci. Deptford and Woolwich Branch, London Female Preventive and ple, Notice of, 375 125, 189
Reformatory Institution, 278 Partridge's Upwards and On. Dervish and Sceptic, 317 Louth Branch, 28
wards, Notice of, 15! Dominion, The,-the East and
People's Almanack, Notice of, the West, 353 Man's Dependance, 371
POETRY, 53, 152, 284, 374 School Jurisprudence, 23 Thrilling Incident, 39
Thy Crown, 275
Social Reform, 82, 244, 279 Thy Friend and thy Father's
Sophia, a Tale, by J. I. Hillocks, Friend, 147
Notice of, 345
Toplady's Hymns, 315
Towcester Circuit, 319
Spurgeon's, Mr., Critics Criti. Tunnicliffe, Frances, Memoir
Unacceptable Queries, 243
Unity of the Faith, Notice of, 91
Useful Question, 279
Useless Clock, 370
Use of Pure Water, Notice of,
Notice of, 315
Valley of Tears, 349
Saviour to the Rich Man's The Bed of Wood Shavings, 54 104, 134
Vaughan, Thomas, Memoir of,
Vegetation in the Air, 59
Visit to Bethlehem, 1
The Holy War (Poetry) 53
Wakefield Branch, 352
Watchnight Address, 12
Wayside Conversation, 137
Wesleyan Pulpit, 1856, Notice
Wesley on the Reading of the
What further can I do? 92
The School Boys; a Reflection,
Whileman, Thomas, Account of,
Worcester Branch, 287
Word to Workers, 151
Working Men's Kindrances,
Notice of, 91
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