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Cutting the ice however was simi told us of their trials on the voyage the coming spring. Perhaps there
Letter from Sister Hawes.
lar to writing upon the «sand, for from Athens to.. Alexandria. It will be something pleasant to tell
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the king of coldness was near, even was very amusing to hear her (ell you after we have visited the dis
Feb. 17, 1883.
nipping the fingers and toes of the of Mr. Cook’s anger when he found play of orchids in the Hunnewell
Dear Bro. Floyd :
workmen now and then, and they some grand Turk had taken all the greenhouses.
We have been having a very in
were no sooner gone, than the ice first-class accommodations on the
Do you have any fences in Ore
grew again and the snow fell, and steamer with his harem of twenty gon, and if so do the grizzly bears teresting meeting here. Bro. J. J.
covered all as it is to-day. Yester- wives and retinue, while it was lift the gate latch and walk in, and Henry did the preaching. He or
. ■nt a whed around- with the greatest trouble that ihay.. do-4ou.hjt at KQiir back dnorH^and. ganized a church of twenty-eight
the avenue for exercise* with the at last secured a cabin. The land practice archery on the wild In members, fifteen of where had nev
er been members of the Church of
mercury 0° below zero. Jt has been ing at Joppa was exciting as the dians as they go by ?
Christ. P. J. Hawes preached last
M ary S tump .
colder for a few days at a time, but waves ran high and the picture
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not as a general thing, and should drawn from the night ride from
Yours in Christ,
anyone ask how we stood the cold Joppa to Jerusalem was vivid and
G racie H awes .
G lencoe , O r ., Feb. 2G, 1883.
wave sthat struck Boston, you may made memorable by the total
Wttp.seof the moon as they rode J-
Tiay we ”^ly bt'anT^
D ear B ro ., —I came to this place Letter from Bro. Craigie Sharp.
over the sandy plains.- The natives
months ago, having been en v
There have been so many said “ the moon was sick.”
P ortland , O r ., Feb. 26,1883.
They were sometime at Jerusa gaged as teacher in the public J. F. Floyd:
concerts and lectures for our enter
school ; found a few members of
tainmfint thia term, that it js hard lem, ----
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to know which to. speak of first. one day they entered a dwelling tmr-f•tTrWariehnrclr at Hhwrty ton, W. T., a week ago, and met
Perhaps you will be interested in and she sat down with the woman Brook, two miles from here.
1 at once putin my church letter I with the brethren there. They
hearing of Mrs Joseph Cook’s in at her mill that she might know
have no house at present, but hope
formal talks about her two years what it would be like for “ two with them, and commenced labor to be able after a while to build
tour in Europe, from which as you women to be grinding at a mill.” ing in the cause of the Master, and one or buy. They now meet in the
know, she and her husband return She gave too, a touching scene of found my congregation made up of M. E. house. They are working
the Jewish pilgrims outside the people belonging to various denom hard to build up the cause on the
ed a few months ago.
inations, Adventists, Baptists, and
_ Her talks have l>een given in the walls of Jerusalem, chanting the
foundation of Apostles,
some who claimed to belong to the sure
chapel to the whole school on Fri Lamentations of Jeremiah and cer
Church of Christ (or Advent Chris Prophets, Jesus Christ being the
days at 2:5 l*. JL, instead of the tain Psalms, bewailing the fall of the
tians), some United Brethren, chief corner stone. Bro. Morgan
•wstral -Bible lessons-at that hour. TempJtL. She is going to take us
and Mbthodists. preaobea-for-them onee a month.
Mrs. Cook is very tall and though next to the Pyramids and therTto
None of these were strong enough Bro. Jackson, formerly of Eugene,
not handsome has a smile that
to form an organization of them Oregon, has just been elected one
makes her face radiant and one of
of their elders, and the cause now
the sweetest voices in the world. evening lectures on Evidences of
I commenced in a very humble looks bright. But there isa good
Her hair is almost white, perhaps Christianity. Last night waxing
way to preach the simple truths of opening in Farmington for a broth
from ill health as she is still young warm against Agnosticism and
the Gospel to them, advocating er who would engage in the furni
looking and she dresses very quiet other theories as fanciful, he said,
Christian union on the platform of ture business, as it is a young and
ly in black. In the beginning she “If you are skeptical, go home and
growing town with rich fanning
the Bible alone.
reminded us that there was only exercise your knuckles on the rip
On Sunday last we all had the country around it. Any brother
one public speaker in the family,
pleasure of seeing many of these wishing to locate in this country
and she was not that one. She
discordant elements (the immersion will find the brethren ready to re
then took us immediately to Athens . You would enjoy, too, Prof. Niles
portion), united on the following ceive them with outstretched hands
where we ate Thanksgiving dinner lectures on Geology especially the
and warm hearts in the cause of
with her upon the Acropolis and one he gave with views on the
1. That we call our body by no our Master.
while we tasted the honey of Hy- Peaks and Passes of the Alps. He
other name except the Church of
mettus she pointed out the place spoke of his teacher Prof. Agassiz,
C raigie S harp .
Christ, or Church of G<xl.
where Paul stood preaching to the exploring the Alps,, and gave much
2. That we receive as members
The late A. T. Stewart was one of
Athenians, and afterward descended of his own experience among the
all persons who believe that Jesus
the wealthiest tnen in the United
to Dr. Schliemann’s beautiful marble mountains, where the frost build
is the Christ the Son of God and
when he died, and yet he
house, where we met his interesting
have obeyed his commandments-.
family and talked of excavations of the frost building mountains,
was not allowed to find even a
3. That we take the Bible as
and the certainty of the Trojan and tearing them down is constant
quiet resting place for his body.
ourordy rule of faith and practice
war. This occupied the hour on ly dwelt upon by the lecturer.
Though he possessed millions in
in life, discarding all creeds and
Last Monday evening there was
two Friday’s and in the meantime,
life, when death came he was pow
doctrines of men.
Prof. Leotsakos gave us a lecture a song recital by Mrs. Huniphrey-
erless to own his own grave. His
We had a good meeting. A very
with dissolving views on ancient Allen, of Boston. If I repeated
body was stolen, and even now it is
large number of Christians were
and modern Athens, so that we what 1 heard around me, it would
not certain it has been restored.
present and favored the union. The
could the easier follow her Tn her~
After alt, it is better "to be richin
very best of feeling prevailed. The
in her rambles. Prof. Leotsakos is satin dress, and sang like an angel,”
faith and good works; then we may
spirit of the Master was in the
an Athenian and a graduate of the and she did. It was very hanl to hearts of all his followers . It was know " how to abound and how to
University of Athens ; he has been come back to earth and find we an occasion that all will look back suffer need,” and “ in whatsoever
five or six years in this country were common mortals still, after to with joy and pride. We meet state we are therewith to be con
connected with a school in War-* listening for an hour to such an ex the third Lord’s day of next month tent.”— Commonwealth.
to elect officers.
cester and the Summer school at quisite voice.
Thus the Lord’s work moves
Civility is in itself a fortune, for
Botany grows more interesting quietly
Amherst. His. English Was very
on “ to conquer and to con
a courteous man always succeeds in
broken, but he appeared perfectly every day. We have finished ger quest.”
life, even when persons of greater
happy when rehearsing from a mination and are beginning the
Your brother in the Lord,
C. H. H odg £S,
ability sometimes fail.
play of Sophocles. Mrs. Cook next study of Howers as a harbinger of