Disturbing the political Parsons.
--There was some excitement in New York, on Sunday evening, on account of a threatened attack on Henry Ward Beecher's Church, if he delivered a disunion sermon.
He, however, avoided the subject altogether, and all passed off quietly.
At the conclusion he alluded to the threatened disturbance, and said:
Some had asked him why he did not go to Charleston
He said he would much prefer Charleston
would come here.--Others had asked him why he did not go to Mobile
; he answered that pulpits were very apt to be short-lived there, and he did not desire to run into danger unnecessarily.
And he considered a man a fool that would not flee from danger and get in a safe place, so that he could fight the next day. He knew they had a halter prepared for him, but he did not think he should run and put his neck into it — he had no idea of dying vertically; and, furthermore, he liked to work too well to die other than a natural death, and, consequently, had made up his mind to remain at home