1...........................................r. — . is always good whether at home or scholars when a small boy in Ver to Healdsburg, Cal. They have . California Department. abroad: Happy is the man, blessed monL JL.¡ umu ’4.—1+i#-—first--effert^-at bou^t’Hie Collegiate Institute of with a wife whose religion ix nf-a. -preaching,-end-feel rathei—proud of CONDUCTED BY T RO F . J. DURHAM. that place and have established a positive character, ever watchful to him. May the kind Father bless All matter intended for tliia department college. They have, I presume, the should be addreaaed-to Prof. J.—Dnrham-, Col stimulate her husband to effort and him-in-all his labors of love. largest number at that point of any lege City, California. lead him in duty! In such children Had a good meeting at Pleasant place in the State. Don’t know I am greatly blessed, and for such View, 111., last Lord’s day; a veiy Bro. W. II. Berry, of Napa, has whether they have given up their blessing I thank God. And yet intelligent lady from the Methodists been holding meetings of evenings old battle ground on the east side these are only a part of the rich in united with the church. at Caneros Creek school house, on of the Rockies or not, or whether heritance with which the Gracious the road leading from Napa to they have given up the States to Yours in Christ, Giver has endowed me, as a father. Santa Rosa. He has had good “ hardness of heart.” Bro. Hiram Jos. B. R oyal . » ^It pays to educate children aright audiences and a good interest. - -------------- < LfetterTromBro.^harp'? gu tu ^piiugflMtlf tn nt he 1^5 th, tffenter D pon m y The brethren at Willows are keep his sword keen and ready, and S eattle , W. T., jgwork in the .church for the ensuing making a move toward the erection will stand in front for the defense Sept. 18,' 1883. year. My efforts at lecturing have of a church. Crops have not been of the gospel. Dear Bro. Floyd: f paid little more than current ex very good in that locality, but the Last Lord’s day it was our happy penses. It is necessary therefore -alway s pleased tusee OUT . JiLiiih rea„. inte.ud._ta. da-thaw-—loveb privffegcrtcr>sojnrfrrr’WRh th egood ffiatTlocate and give my attention ■ boat, .... ' ........ - , —- ■ ■. —■—»— friends—enter positions of promi brethren of’S^lH^™T“Tou”nd^lhehr to business of a more lucrative nence or offices of trust, and more in their neat new house;. having We have received a beautiful especially class-mates in college. character. I go to a rich landed not forgotten their first love, but tinted Jithograph 28~ by^ 22 i$çh es^, And*the jd^sing thought cODnecteU portion of the State, which is just assembled with joyful hearts’ to from Bro, Errett.called “ Represent,, now in a boom because of the rail- with- thio is tu be iulbi'niwl tfi'&t TTsFen to the ministration of the ative Religious Journals and roads recently constructed. Bro. George H. Laughlin has during word by our earnest and esteemed Journalists of America.” The resources of this part of the Uncoil- -4Wlast fevr daysbeen~tnstaftefl-as Bro. Bruce Wolverton. All is har tains the pictures of twelve of the country are varied and numerous, President of Hiram College, Ohio. mohious. The outlook for the leading religious editors of America. the development of which is greatly Bro. L. was of the class of 1862— prosperity of the cause is good in Each editor’s picture is placed in stimulated by the increased facilities - or cl as s consisted of six gentiem en H*— Seattle. ~May~the fcpfd dncct anff the middle of. a lithograph.of the for transportation. Springfield is a sustain the brethren here by his first page of the journal he edits. city of sixteen or, possibly, seven well that Sister Laughlin was one grace as they are led by his spirit The work is neatly executed, so teen thousand inhabitants, and with —Bro. L. has been 4W rr prospects of doubling theprpa__ i. loosa.- -IcIoHego— 1 . page can be easily read. Bro. L. H. number Tn a few years. T an~ Iowa for several years. Prof. S. P. having just been born, but it is ac Jameson’s poem, “ My Kingdom for ticipate very pleasant work in Lucy, of Midway^ Ky„ Orphan tive and just as happy as it can be. an Hour ” is the first thing in The Springfield, though great energy School is of the same class. May New Tacoma and Olympia, im Christian Standard which bears and much ingenuity will be neces the Lord give them length of years ‘ portant and growing towns on the the date of Jan. 13, 1883. * The fol sary to keep abreast of the times. and strength of mind and body to Sound, should have- organized lowing are the journals with their I am so constituted that I work do much faithful work. congregations. Who will the ear editors,^whose, autographs repre best under pressure; hence, I have nest workers be at these places, sent all classes of cjiirography : selected a location in one of the The brethren at Vacaville are and who, like Bro. Wolverton, will Henry M. Dexter, the Congreqa- growing centers of business. labor for them in word, life and tionalist; A. G. Monford, Herald making ample preparation for the I am pleased to learn that our be- State Meeting. A large atten doctrine ? and Presbyter ; George S. Mallony, dance is expected. We are thank oved College isiri a prosperous Yours faithfully, .Churchman ; S. Ireneus Prime, N. ful for the offers of good tent room. ondition, antT that it will enter G eo . S harp . Y. ”Observer; H. Clay Trumball, Hope to use a part of it anyway. pon the approaching session under Sunday School Times ; Henry C. The meeting is expected to be held nore favorable auspices than ever Report. Bowen, Independent; Henry M. in a Eucalyptus grove, which has • >efore greeted it. Bro. Stanley and B ergen , K y ., Field, The Evangelist; Wm. C. been raised in the last few years. lis faithful corps of teachers merit _ ___ Sept. 20, 1883. Gray, Interior ] S. J. Borrows, d will, I trust, be crowned with Dear Bro. Floyd: Christian Register; Isaac Errett, ontinued success. The prosperity Mr. Moody, the evangelist preach We have just closed a few days’ Christian Standard : J. M. Buck- Iso, of Bro. Floyd and our noble meeting at this place, which re ed in his old church at Chicago on aper gives me great pleasure. May sulted in six confessions and bap ley, Christian Arfvocate; Edward Sunday morning last. The church od continue to bless and give to tisms. My brother, G. W. Terrell, Bright, Examiner. seats 2,000, but cards were issued both these enterprises abundant sue- did the preaching, and the knem- to 3,200, and about 3,500 crowded Twe confessions at College City ! Fraternally jours, -bers 5ayrt-vm» guodas they ever on Sunday, Aug., 9th, and were into the Church, filling the aisles and T. F. C ampbell . heard. All who heard him were japtized on the Wednesday evening vestibules to suffocation, and demon strating that the people have lost delighted, and were sorry he closed following. Letter from Illinois. none of their regard fortheir former so soon. I shall begin a meeting at Sugar Creek, Galatin county, next V ermont , III., In College City the sisters have a pastor. In the afternoon he de • Sept. 14, 1883. Lord’s day. I expect a sweet meet missionary society that meets every livered an address to Sunday-school r Bro. Floyd : ing, as that is a sweet place. two weeks. The young sisters have children. Injthe evening the crowd — ■ The C hristian H erald comes to Fraternally, a prayer and Bible reading meet at the church was scarcely less than e every week, and am well pleased A. P. T errell . ing, that meets every Lord's day in in the morning, and an overflow ith its visits; I am also glad to -- a private house. It is well attend meeting was held in the lecture- e that Bro. J. Durham and his Many are ambitious of saying ed, and a good interest manifested. room. The Convention of Chris tter three-fourths, have joined grand things—that is, of being tian workers was to begin on Tues Tlie Seventh Day Adventists are day, and continue three days. Mr. the H erald family. Please allow grandiloquent. Eloquence is speak me to say howdy to him and his. ing out, a quality few esteem and arranging to move their publishing Moody will sail soon for his work house from Battle Creek, Michigan, abroadL Re was one of my Sunday-school fewer aim at.— Hare, n ----------------------- i,_______________________ _______ ____ © ! ■ • .