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Call to Convention.
To the Friends of Temperance, Citizens of
god w ants us to go forward .
feud between the bottle and the
ballot. . Forces of evil are organized
■and.- aggressive—What haves the
people to oppose to them ? The
great, popular, mighty organization,
for insisting on right and enforcing
it, is the political organization.
Our system of government is ex
pressly framed for resisting, pursu
ing and punishing wrong and up
holding right. The liquor traffic
has proven itself a gigantic wrong.
Degradation and ruin lie in its
At the Temperance Conventions
for Western and Eastern Washing
F A C V L T Y :
ton of last June and July, a com
D. T. STANLEY, A. M, P resident ,
mittee was appointed to plan and
Professor Mental and Moral Sciences, English and Biblical Literature.
summons a Temperance Convention
W. E. YATES, A. M.,
for the whole Territory, to assemble
Professor Creek, Latin and German Languages.
at the seat of government, before or
J. M. POWELL, A. M.,
during the next regular session of
the Legislature." The Territorial
M rs . M. B. STANLEY,
L Convention^ thus projected, is here mands its overthrow. Now the
Principal Primary department.
by called. It will meet in Olym question is, “ Shall the people have
.Miss RETTA RASH,
pia, at ten o’clock in the forenoon their government maintained in
Teacher of Instrumental Musici
of Wednesday the 3rd day of Octo- their interests?” Its answer de-
Miss E. McFADDEN*
L_ ber.- 188 3
---- pends on action.
Teacher of Painting and drawing.
Inasmuch as this important body
Power waits on movement. It
W. E. YATES, A. M„
L should not only represent the does not stay with him who lags to —------- — -
Secretary of the Faculty,
[ diffusion and drift of temperance dream, but sweeps along with him
B ' eentimonty but also ba able tn speak. . who goes to do—.----------- *______ Such Assistants as are needed will be engaged as the session .advances.
clearly and forcibly the views of
By the Committee, dated Olym
those who have -given the subject pia, W. T., Sept. 1, 1883.
Monmouth, the seat of Christian College, is a village of about 400 inhabitants, noted for
their morality and devotion to the cause of education. The Oregonian Railway passes through
of temperance, in its political and
R oger S. G reene ,
lhe middle of the town, giving daily connection with Portland, and affording the means for easy
travel and rapid freights. In addition to a passenger depot in the middle of town, the O. A (J.
social aspects, the largest and most
R. R. passes through Independence, two miles away, and the steamers plying the Willamette
land there also ; making Monmouth one of the most easy towns of access in the Btato. Parents
I careful consideration, the following
who desire to place their children under good educational advantages, where they shall be free
from the intemperance and immorality prevalent in the larger towns, will find in Monmouth
has been adopted as the basis of
just what they desire in these respects. It is a school town, built up for this purpose, and all
I wish to acknowledge the receipt other interests center in this one. Hence its superiority for educational purposes.
1. Every county temperance or- of the following sums for the sup-
The Faculty is the most important element to the successful working of any institution of
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I ganizàtion shall be entitled to three tim-r
l)UI L vJ v J LI L JU
hsvo sought ♦<. to j put
l ea r ning. The Etoard of
m t in in the
expBCt to lee chxiBtiaiT CoJlege*1 among
For General Fund : From a friend^ iiUhe
honored institutions of the land.
2. Every organization for any per James Leslie, $100.00; Mrs. M. the moat
B uilding .—Only one wing of the new brick College building has been completed, and thia
larger section or for the entire Ter C. Wood, Boles, Mo., 2 25 ; Church, isboing remodeled and greatly improved this year. It contains three working siories of large,
airy and well lightod rooms, used for study and recitation. The old College building adjoining
ritory shall be entitled to four dele Scottsburah, Ind., 2.69; unknown, has been thoroughly overhauled and converted into a pleasant and commodious chapel. — —
Apparatus sufficient for ordinary purposes of illustration, is now provided, and additions will
Ionia, Mich, 1.00; church, Mont be made from time to time. The Library contains a few volumes ot interest, and new volumes
3. Every other temperance or- erey, O., 8 00; Mrs. M. I. Moody of value will be added as fast as the means at our command will allow.
I ganization, including churches and and friends, Pomeroy, la., 3,50; M.
features of Christian College to which we especially invite attention, as distinctive of our
juvenile societies, within the Terri H. Lindsay, .Willow Glen, La., 10.00; work The
are as follows :
C hristian M orality .—The Bible is read every day and lectures calculated to impress its
tory shall be entitled to two dele W. W. Newkirk, Obian, Tenn., 1.00; morality
are given, and with the Bible as a basis, the effort to impress the highest C hristian
the guiding principle in the lives of our students. Dogmatism and sectarianism are
C. F. Seaton, Indianapolis, Ind., carefully avoided.
We ignore all religious or political divisions, and encourage great freedom of
To provide against contingencies, I. 00; Mrs. Lillie’s Sunday-school thought. aDd aim to stand on that high plane where Protestant or Catliolic, Democrat or Re
publican, can meet on one common level.
suitable alternates should be chosen class, Willoughby, O., 1.00 ; church,
P ractical E ducation _ The great demand of the times is for men of action. An institution
of learning to meet the needs of the people, should not only impart instruction, but along with
in every instance.
Clarinda, la., 5.00; D. R. Brown, the knowledge gained, give students the power to use it to advantage for themselves and others.
. The idea of Christian College is, that the finest mental culture and the greatest benefit may
Our Legislature meets on pur Nevada, la., 1.00; Miss SalLie Far be
obtained by the study of those things that will fit young men and women to at once enter
business, and carry it forward successfully. Instead of those branches that are
pose to do whatever is for the com rar, Moonfield, W. Ya., 10.00; Miss simply pursuitor
ornamental, we prefer those that are useful, and we invite comparison and criticism on
work. Our aim is to graduate young men and women so that they may at once enter upon
mon welfare. Its just and praise Nettie Farrer, 5.00; Miss Annie our
the pursuits of life.
worthy desire is to have at hand Farrer, 5.00; Miss Kate Farrer,
trustworthy information and- well- 5.00 ; S. S., Short Creek, Ohio Co.,
M athematics .—The Course of Study in this department is very full. The various branches
taught from a practical standpoint, with a view to the application of each principal to such
digested measures. The object of W. Va., 6.00; Church, Magee, Mo., are
affairs as people meet with in life and desire to understand.
E nglish L anguage and L iterature .—A ready command of our own tongue, with an ac
this Convention is to bring such in 2.00; Church, Belmont, Ridge, O., curate
knowledge of its history and authors, is one of the most important acquisitions. No other
accomplishment can supply the want of this. It can only be acquired by a thorough study of
formation and to devise and press 7.00.
English. In Christian College the course of English extends through four years and we consider
for passage such measures.
of our most valuable features.
For Heathen Fund: Sarah H. this S one
ciences .—The rapid advance mado in the various departments of Science and the rapid
Have not our people been cursed Campbell, Salem, O., $5.00; S. S., succession of discoveries of new principles and applications, constitute one of the wonders of the
age. No man can .claim to be educated who is not conversant with the present advanced stage
long enough with the liquor plague? Streator, Ill., 1.25.
of Science. Very thorough work is made of all these, assisted by the use of the apparatus at our __
Sufficient time is allowed for a comprehensive understanding of the great principles
Is there not something wrong
For French Mission: Sarah H. of each science.
I enough to be criminal in that Campbell, $5.00; Church, Morris of the Geeek and Latin languages, is rapid. We have dropped several authors that aie knowledge
ly read in Colleges, with a view to doing better work in those that are read, and to give more
traffic which almost all crime is town, Ind., 311.
time for the pursuit of the course in English and the Sciences. Experience lias demonstrated
that both better linguists and scientists result from this cotirse.
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h somehow associated with,—that
A. M c L ean , Cor. Secy.,
B iblical L iterature and E xegesis .—This depar .nent w as organized in Christian C ollege
É business, which swells taxation
for the first time with the opening of the present session. The object is to study thé Sacred
Scriptures analytically and critically, with contemporaneous profane history, and evidences of
■ enormously, because it engenders
Christianity. Methods of sermonizing, pulpit oratory, methods in revival meetings and the care
are all carefully investigated. It is this uejiartment that the Chnsiiaii brotherhood,
I and nurses crime,—that employ Many of the best leaders of the as churches,
a bodv, are particularly interested in. The intend of the church is carefully considered in
this, while all other departments are wholly free from any religious discussious except the uni
ai ment, which swallows the earnings, world do not seem to lead at all. iormly
recognized principles ol Christian morality.
U weakens the frame and unmans the Their opinions gradually possess
.1 heart of the laborer,—that work, other minds and diffuse themselves
Every facility is here afforded for fitting voung persons to successfully carry on any kind of
The best authors are studied on the various subjects, and such practical tests are
W which palsies industry and desolates through society, leavening as they . business.
made as will usure thoroughness on the part of the sb .dent.
go the lump that is entirely uncon
0^*For Course ot Study and other information >ud for Catalogue. Address
K home ?
D. T. STANLEY, A. M., P resident ,
■ j^alize it or not, there is deadly scious of their existence,