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are still*a few old soldiers in the attendance in the city. They have pect that much of the preacher ?
church who were present when 1 been using the Cumberland l’resby- Out of 60 agents who offered their
services and were supplied with
made the good confession aniT tenaTF^kurClT^dnri^
WN DUCTED BY PRÜF. J. DURHAM.
obeyed the gospel more than a Thur preacher has returned and our tracts only two or three have sent
All matter intended for this department
should be addressed to Prof. J. Durham, Col quarter of a century ago.
It was brethren will occupy the theatre in any money. Send in your gifts,
lege City, California.
within her sacred precincts I first until they put up a house of their orders for tracts, and encouraging
The Abingdon, Illinois, Church. met the partner of my youth and own. They have begun already to words. I can not tell you all the
good I am doing. The eyes of God
joy of my riper years, and there move in the work.
In a private card written to us a began the work of rearing two
and of the world are upon us.
few hours after the work was con- boys and two girls in the way they
Bro. A. M. Sanford, a graduate of
J. W. H igbee .
sumated, wre were more than de should go. They are fast stepping our College City school, has just re Madisonville, Ky.
lighted to hear that what has boen into the bivouac of life with educa- turned from a summer vacation with
two congregations in Abingdon,
his relations in Marion Co., Mo. He
¿bontrnfn^ a holy ambition for lives of honor pr eticti eT several ¿lines, very satis^5
During August, 1883, there was
years have they lived in this di and usefullness. It was there from factory while gone, tho only begin
no rain, 2 cloudy days, the remain
vided state, but like kindred drops the hands of the founder of the col ning in the work. He will teach
ing 29 days being smoke, the smoke
of water they have become one. lege Bro. P. II. Murphy an able and during the coming year near Butte
obscuring the face of the sky.
.Many of these brethren I‘ have faithful servant of the Master, that city in Colusa county. We hope he
The mean temperature for the
known from the beginning of my L-my-eompanion and—self received. . will have ample opportunity to ex- . month war"03 8*4 Highest daily---- ~
college days. We have wept, sang our diplomas. And lastly be it lit ercise his ability.
mean temperature for the ’month
and prayed together. I had learned tle or much it was by the authority
Bro. McHatton will begin a pro 69°, on the 2Cth. Lowest daily .
to love them for their devotion, of the church at A. that your hum
mean Gl°, on the 17th. Mean
their faith and their love, and with ble. servant was setapart'to^tto' tracted meeting at Red Bluff on
temperature... for•thfì'-month"af.. 2----- -
pleasure, yes, a joy that is unspeak the woik of an Evangelist,” and 13th of Sept.
o’clock P. M. 75.81°. Highest tem
able, do I look back to that old the same clerk, Bro. J. B. Scheitlin,
Bro. G. R. Hand, of Mo., is ex perature for the month 87°, at 2
sacred tabernacle where we were whose name is attached to my cer
pected soon to be in California. Bro. o'clock P. X, on The 26thj Lowest
wont in days of yore with its win tificate of ordination, is attached to
H. spent several years in Cal., and temperature 55°, at 7 o’clock A. M.,
dows open toward the New Jerusa the letter of greeting that the one
we are glad to hoar of his return.
on the 19th.
lem to sit down in heavenly places
church now sends out to the church
The prevailing winds for the
in Christ Jesus. I look back more
es every where. Then with more
month were from the North during
than twenty years and see those
than ten years spent in the church
I intend to keep the brethren 26 days, S. W. 3 days, South 2
and college work at AdLcaDubilL ftiHy advised:¿ jn regard—
feel the deepest solicitude for her Christian Sower Tract Fund. The
During August, 1882, there was
life, others are left to wind their
welfare. And now while our chos contributions to it have well nigh 0.03 in. of water fell on the 23rd,
way to the old chapel again, and
en home is in this Sunny Land, ceased and the purchases have 27 clear and 3 cloudy days.
with heavenly benedictions unite
and I write from where the tide j materially decreased during the
for the month
their voices in singing “ Rock of
ebbs with the setting sun, I look f past month or more. This cramps 6321°. Highest daily, 74°, on the
Ages,” and “ How sweet how
back to all those sacred scenes and my efforts and cuts off a good 30th. Lowest daily, 53°, on the
'heavenly is the sight.” Their eyes
with eyes dimmed with tears of many tracts fr®m destitute fields. 25th.
T. P earce .
have grown dim, their steps are
joy, 1 hope and pray that they * all This work is no greater than the
Eola, Or., Sept. 1, 1883.
feeble, but fresh on their minds are
may be one that the world may be brethren make it. It is not my
the words they have heard within
The Freethinkers’ Convention
lieve,” that the sunset of their lives Fund any more thkn it is yours,
those sacred walls from Campbell,
shall be most happy and promising It has no endowment from which will be held at Rochester, N. Y.,
Murphy, Franklin, Errett, Burnett,
and when their footsteps shall stray to obtain assistance in time of from August 30 to September 2. It
Burgess, Lard and others, unfold
down the shore of death’s river the need. If it fails in its work it re- will be one of the largest gatherings
ing in thrilling eloquence the
boatman, ever ready shall take fleets no more upon my zeal than of the kind ever held in this country.
glories of the world to come. Many
them to the sunlit hills of everlast upon yours. A new’ edition of Many prominent speakers are ex
times like Jacob at Bethel they
ing rest. Amen.
21,000 tracts is now on its way pected. In June, the Convention,,
could almost see the Son of God as
here, but the cask box is empty and through the columns of the New
cending and descending, the heaven
Bro. Frank Tandy has located at
York Herald, invited to meet with
ly scenes were so graphically Wheatland, Cal. He says, “ My nothing can be done till liberal
brethren send in enough to relieve them as their guest any representa
work opens out here very nicely.
matters. At least $50 is needed tive of the orthodox churches. This
The church of Christ cannot be
divided. Any other church can be
Bro. James Logan is earnestly at now. Many calls are being made invitation has been accepted by the
divided, but the church is one. \york at his old home in Ukiah, for new tracts, but these cannot be Rev. Thomas Mitchell, of Brooklyn,
Members may differ in views and Mendoceno county. Bro. Logan is issued unless more than this N. Y., a distinguished Methodist
may separate from each other, but a workman, and we expect good re-| amount is sept in. From letters minister. Mr. Mitchell is a member
that are constantly being' received of the Hanson Place Methodist
that is a division among its mem suits from him.
Church, and is not now a pastor ;
bers and not a division in the
Bro. J. B. Johnson who come to I am sure the Fund has many for a number of years he has devot
church. For the brethren and the California with Bro. Ingram, has friends, but each one seems to thiuk
church at Abingdon, Illinois, I have resigned his work at Los Gatos and that some other body is helping to ed himself to literary work. His
the warmest affection. They have Saratoga, on account of poor health. support the work and so gives address before the Convention will
beared and fostered a college that Bro. Johnson’s health has not been nothing. When the work first be delivered August 30, and will be
has done untold good for the cause good for several years, and he hoped began making appeals the noyelty replied to the following evening by
of education and primitive Christi that California would greatly im of the matter caused some to con the Hun. T. B Wakeman.
anity, and I hope and pray that prove him. He will soon return to tribute and some to purchase tracts.
The dynamite type of politics is
Phoenix like, that that noble insti Missouri.
the outcome of atheism.
Brethren, you must not expect - a sacredness is there in the life of a
tution may plume herself for a
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Bro. Ingram’s work in San Jose conversion from every dollar’s creature without a soul?— Christian
more lofty Hight toward usefulness
than has ever been recorded., There has greatly improved. The largest w’orth of tracts sown. Do vou ex- Advocate.
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