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ance may be needed.
2. That said evangelists shall re
port their labors monthly to their
respective bbaf<&,oh Blanks uniform
in all the States, on which report
each Board shall preserve an ab
stract, from which the respective
annual report^ shall be made up.
3. That each State evangelist
____ shall-furnisk io-Uxe ganeral e-va»«^-
list, hereinafter provided for, an
abstract of his annual State report,
the footings of which shall appear
in the annual report of the general
minutes of General Convention.
4. That a permanent financial
system, each State shall induce
every church possible to pledge a
definite amount of money to be
paid annually for an indefinite
f « time, to the State treasury, for
evangelistic purposes, not less than
ten per cent, of which shall be paid
(provided this be not construed as
interfering with the other finaneia)
plans now used by the G. C. M. C.)
to the General Convention. ....
5. That the General Convention
shall elect a general evangelist,
whose duty shall be to cooperate
with existing State organizations,
to organize the weaker States, and
to aid them in securing State evan
gelists, and to superintend whatever
other work his board may under
6. That the State and general
evangelists be exofiicio members of
the General Board.
A. B. J ones , Mo,
I saac E rrett , O.,
D. R. V an B uskirk , Ill., »-Corn.
D. R. D ungan , la.,
L. L. C arpenter , Ind.,
We are in favor of trying the
above system and ascertain how it
works. This is the great test of all
of our schemes to spread the gospel.
Any plan however feasible will
meet with objectors.
brethren everywhere give this
careful consideration, and at least
test its practical qualities.
and Christian lives of the coming branches. Reading-rooms, libraries,
parlors, amusement rooms, bath
rooms, classes, for instruction, and
hospital equipment, are among the
paper before the Canada Baptist Christian agencies employed. The
Union, at Toronto, on the “ Present work has commanded the interest
Outlook of Mission Work,” has and approval of railroad managers
coined an apt word to describe to such an extent that these secre
mission methods as they should be. taries are moat of them on the pay-
“ While__t^ French churches are rolls-of*fhc-eonipftnTt^;-tlYe corpora
crying concentrate,” said he, " we tions thus cooperating with their
must practice ‘ scatteration!’” It employes in making the work
is not by any means a handsome efficient in all its branches, social,
looking word, but it has a rugged, educational and religious.-
-forcefu 1 sOTrnd~~trr it, that ~is very
Rev. Dr. William Josiah Irons,
of the Established church, and the
Not long $go it was generally author of sevwaf works on religious
thought that the Wesleyan and subjects, died at London last week
Episcopal churches were in the at the age of seventy-one years.
position of two lovers who had had
The memorial of Dr. Coke, the
a tiff, and would soon make it up
again. Now, however, one of the father of Methodist missions, is to
former is allowed to say in the take the form of a new church and
Wesleyan organ, that “ there is the manse at Warrenpoint, a fashion
widest and greatest possible-diver able resort in County Down, Ire
gence between the two churches.”
Rev. Dwight Spencer has ob
Princeton conferred this year
only one degree of LL.D., and that tained the $10,(MX) needed for the
was upon Rev. William M. Taylor, erection of a Baptist house of wor
D.D., of the Broadway Tabernacle, ship at Salt Lake City, and returns
every way well worthy ^of the at once to Utah to superintend the
honor. - Among the degrees confer Section of the building.
red by the-University of tho City * There are about
of New York was that of D.D Indians in the United States, and
upon Rev. Samuel M. Hamilton, of one-half of these are Baptists. Ten
the Scotch Presbyterian Church on millions of American Christians
Fourteenth street. It is not always ought to be able to Christianize
that honors are so fittingly and this remnant of a departing race.
worthily bestowed as in these two
Bishop Spaulding corroborates
the statement that the archbishops
Right Bev. John William Colenso,
of the United States have been
D.D., Bishop of Natal, died at
commanded to assemble at Rome in
Durbar on the 20th ult., at the age
of sixty-nine. He was appointed October next to arrange the pro
gramme for the Plenary Council to
Bishop of Natal, South Africa, in
be held in America.
1854. He was the author of several
works, including some on algebra
It is reported that Queen Victo
and arithmetic. In 1862 he pub
ria will soon abdicate. The reasons
lished a work on “ The Pentateuch
are: Her MageBty’s fast-failing
and Book of Joshua.” This work
health and increasing unwillingness
was condemned by the Convocation
and sometimes an inability on her
of Canterbury, and be declared to
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part to perform the duties incident
be deposed by the Metropolitan,
current Religious News.
to government. Since the death of
the Bishop of Cape Town. The
There are 2,000 Indians in Dakota validity of his deposition, however, her favorite servent, John Brown,
that belong to the Cathdlic church. was denied in 1865 on an appeal to she has been very much depressed,
and finally it was necessary to re
Two thousand, two hundred and the Privy.Council.
move her to Balmoral, where some
fifty-two new schools organized last
The ^.Young Men’s Christian of her happiest days were spent
year by the American Sunday- Association has paid much atten with the lover and husband of her
school Union, with 10,376 teachers, tion to work among railroad em youth. She is said to be afflicted
and 82,749 scholars; and this grand ployes throughout the country. with melancholia of a pronounced
work has been done mainly in This work, begun only a few years type. For some years the'Qyben
field« where no other Christianizing ago in a very small way, has grown has been a mild believer in Spirit-
agency is laboring. Truly, such a until it has branches on many lead- ualism. She tjjought the spirit of
broadcast Bowing of the seed« oU ing roads, with fifty-six secretaries her dead husband used to assist her
-Uristia .»ty must show itself in or supeiintendents* devoting all in working out the questions which
the future in the good citizenship their time to the care of these perplexed and sometimes annoyed
her ; and it is said that of late
she has seemed to feel the actual **
presence of. the dead Prince^ and
talked as though he were by her
side. This and other occurrences
frightened and alarmed her daugh
ter Beatrice very greatly, and sho
insisted that some of the other mem
bers of the family should come down
at once. It w- needle.'ss to say-that
the abdication of the Queen and suc
cession of the Prince of Wales as
Prince Regent would change tho
whole condition of English politics.
- At the-residence oTL. P. Pratt, on
Fifteen Mile creek, Wasco Co., Oregon,
July 1, 1883, by P. P. Underwood,
John W. Moe to Glennie Harper.
Old truths are always made new
to us by coming on the experimen
Flies, roaches, ants, bed-bugs, rats,
mice, gophers, chipmunks, cleared out
by “ Rough on Rats.” 15c.
Falsehood is in a hurry ; it may*
be at any moment detected and pun
ished ; truth is calm, serene ; its
^ldgment is on high ; its King com
eth out of the chambers of eternity.
—Dr. Joseph Parker.
Advice To Mothers.
M rs W inslow ’ s S oothing S yrup should al
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It relieves the little sufferer at once : it pro
duces natural, quiet sleep by relieving tha
child from pain, and the little cherub awaken
as “ bright as a button. ’ It is very pleasant
to taste. It soothes the child, softens the
gums, allays pain, relieves wind regulates the
bowels, and is the best known remedy for
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Life force may go into words or
it may go into deeds. The power
of steam may expand itself through
the whistle. Steady living under
the sweet pressure of genuine love
of God is vastly more eloquent than
the most rhetorisally sweet sound
ingdeclarations by the human voice.
There may be a religion- without
words, there can be none without
deeds. The old proverb puts it
well: * None preaches better than
the ant, and she says nothing.
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