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have come to perform an important and I promised to aid the mission There is: a work that all can en H. Lindsay, Joseph Donaldson and*^_
task in whose benefits the whole' in every “ way.
—y. There are many gage in. I cannot offer you money E. Pintier were appointed.
Motion that any brethren present
civilized world has an interest; and other things of interest which I for your work, because the Fund
if Mr. DeLesseps and Qthers who hope to relate ip my next letter, one is not able. My work is given en from unrepresented localities be
have planned this stupendous piece of which is how I was in a railroad tirely free. Yem can then do a appointed delegates to this meet
of engineering are to have the ap smashup when the whole train ment good work without‘hindering you ing. The chair appointed Bro. J,
plause of the world, the poor fel off the track and the engine ’and from the business you now follow*. R. Ware a delegate fron) Highland
lows who construct the cofferdams ^Jh^^^jCarsw^dtosjgli^^re^Wt If you will take an agency and and Bro. W. F. Anderson from
promise to do all you can the '’KsT^pring'1..
After a few remarks from Bros. —
should at least have humane atten What I want to say is that we Tract Fund will furnish .you with
tion while they live, and decent want men rather than money for the necessary instructions and a Ware and Hall on our work, ad
Christian burial when they die. I this field.
supply of tracts. There are many journed until June 4th, 9 A. M.
Meeting opened with devotional
„ have come to establish a Christian
preachers who caji thus greatly in-
mission for the benefit of the labor-
crease their usefulness. If we* are -exercises at the time appointed.
of sin ?”
Minutes, of ..the previews, flitting.. ~~~
ars along the. line of the Xa muua
Colon, United States of Columbia, May 21.
read and approved.
L ater —I have just reached home before this tract work will be a
Motion that all preaching breth
“L’ Service des travoux." The
and find my family and other mis mighty power in the land. Front
canal business is done in French, sionaries well.
ier fields should be thickly sown ren present be invited to partice
• the railway business in English,
'with tracts. The city mission pate in our deliberations prevailed.
Motion that we" adopt a system
’—‘"the Tdfeal traffic Th SpaffisH, afiff Marble Hall, Kingston, Jamaica, May 25.
wotk probte m tv i tf'n e ver be ‘sol ved
/ . the swearing, quarreling, brawling - ■ ... .................. —♦ » t -
without a liberal outlay of money of finance to enable us to employ
and cheating are done in all langu-
in tracts. Brothers and sisters, an Evangelist lost.
ages. The headquarters of the
Motion that the chair appoint a
now is the time to work; let me
onmouth , O r ., .
canal works is at Panama, on the
committee of five to devise a plan
hear from you at once.
June 22, 1883.
Pacific shore. But there are some
to raise funds to employ an Evan
J. W. H igbee .
twenty stations or encampments
"Ri6hlif(Tsofi7~Andefsdii, Lindsay aricl
John Hatley were appointed.
are being made, and at each station
Adjourned until 2 o’clock P. M. ‘
there is a “chief” of th T local
Christian Ghurches in Colum-
operations, Already, about twenty
.Opened at the appointed time
W , hAld naai»
thousand laborers have gathered,
ton, June 1st to 4th inclusive.
and thousands more are expected.
Minutes of the last sitting read
Houses, offices, stores, shops and Bro. G. P. Rich, the minister of the
U pper T ouohet ., W. T.,
hospitals are being put up; tools, church, had been preaching several
Committee appointed to devise
..¿.. June 2,1883.
implements and machinery are be
The County Cooperation was a plan to raise funds reported as
ing imported ; surveys, plans and
called to order at 2 o’clock p. m . follows: We, your committee ap
charts are being made, and the first evening there had been 13 acces June 1st by the Secretary, the pointed to devise a plan to raise
steps are being taken as fast as sions, mostly by baptism, and the Chairman of the meeting of 1882 funds beg leave to report as follows:
meeting still going on.
1. We recommend that this Co-
Motion that Bro. R. L. Dashiell operation adopt the plan of free
I went to Panama to see the Di on his way to California, stopped
act as temporary chairman pre will offerings. 2. That the chair
rector General of works. * As he
and helped in the meeting.
appoint an Evangelizing Board of
could not speak English and I could
The church at Damascus
Motion that the chair appoint a seven to solicit funds, employ an
not speak French, we had to talk
live condition under the labors of
committee of three on credentials evangelist and pay the same/
with the aid of an interpreter. I
Bro. Rich. Nearly all the members
prevailed. * Bros. II. Lindsay, C.
J. R. W are , Chairman.
represented as best I could the needs
take an active part in all the meet
Musgrave and Joseph Donaldson
Motion that the report be re
of the people in the matter of relig
ings for prayer and exhortation.
were appointed. While the com ceived and the committee dis
ious and educational training, and
They also see the necessity of hav
mittee was out Bro. S. Hamilton charged prevailed.
pointed out the advantage to the
ing good singing in the church,
made some pointed remarks on the •The chair appointed the follow
company of throwing around the
and to this end they have money
works of the church.
ing as the Evangelizing Board : J.
labororers the strongest moral re
made up to send for the New
straints, that the ends of righteous
B. Redford, W. R.z Marquiss, J. L..
Hymn and Tune Book.
found the following brethren and Shepherd, J. L. Smith, I. N. Rich
ness and order might be accomplish
At the meeting a collection
sisters entitled to seats. Touchet ardson, W. F. Anderson and CL
ed. I'asked him for three things:
amounting to nine dollars and
congregation, Bros. Lindsay, Dash Musgrave.
1. To give our missionaries the priv
twenty cents was taken up for the
iell and Redford, and Sisters Bailey
ileges of encampments on condition
I should have said just above
missionary work of the State.
and Williams. Bundy congrega that each section of the report of
of not interfering with the “service
tion, Bros. C. Musgrave and C. L. the commmittee was adopted.
(les travoux.’' 2 To give us ground
P. R. B urnett .
Lauson and Siater. M. J. Musgrave. — Ihe qhaxr appointed the fofiow-
„„„.for mission premises, and 3. To.
Fairview congregation, Bros. Joseph ing committees: On arrangements
build chapel, school-houses and mis
Donaldson and John Hall.
sion houses on them. All this he
for our next meeting, John Hatley,
promised to do; and he gave me a
Motion that we now effect a per James Swinney and C. Musgrave.
The Christian Sower Tract Fund
letter to the chiefs to facilitate me wants a live agent in every con manent organization prevailed. R. On order of business, Jeremy Bailey
in the selection of sites, etc. I then gregation who will press the im L. Dashjell was elected chairman I. N. Richardson and H. Lindsay.
visited the principal stations and portance of tract work, solicit sub and J. B. Redford secretary. . Motion that a copy of these
located the chapels, which it is hoped scriptions and distribute and Bell Minutes of the meeting of 1882 minutes be furnished the C hristian
will be ready by the first of Septem tracks. There are many who are read and approved.
H erald for publication with a re
anxious to work for the Lord who
quest that The Pacific Church
The Jamaca people whom I met do not know just what to do. The committee of three on arrangements *News please copy prevailed,
//welcomed me with greatenthusiasm. difficulty need no longer exist. for thia meeting prevailed. Bros,
Motion that these minutes bu
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