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there is scarlet fever there now—
where it may be well to hold a
meeting in the future.
Thus far my reception among the
■brethren" ha^ "’trnrm'“tre^TtyTTK'e Th-”
terest in my work fair; and much
consolation has come to mo through
the meeting once more of brethren
and friends not seen for years.
Yet I dare scarcely permit my
self to think of all those interests
left behind in the hills of Eastern
Washington, where are fond hearts
longing for my return.
But |o the work 1 andr...tn tha_
ample Held let every messenger of
the Glad-tidings go, till the valley
resounds with their words of faith
and cheer 1
S. E vangelist .
competent men like Bro. Dale to crowded.
justify any chnrch to make a
The brethren at Lineville are
Letter From Our State Evan
change often. As frequent changes talking of sending our young Bro.
of preachers’decline, the cause will Manchester to school. We hope
pro'spër7~ând to this §nT ail things they will. From reports of- those
-Hdrtor Herald r
who know him he is the kind of a
Availing myself of your ^ind of-
It is to be hoped that in the near young brother to aid in the good
' fer, I will talk a little to the breth-
future more attention will be given work.
; ren through the H erald . Mention
to the church records, so that they
S. H. H edrix .
j has been made of the effort at Inde-
will be reliable and intelligent to Fairfield, Iowa, Nov. 3, 1883.
I pendence. I found there little but
those who consult them, only in
general discouragement, and left,
this way will we ever be able to
| perhaps, a somewhat improved state
have correct statistics.
of things. Yet there is room for
C olon , U. S. C. (A spinwall ),
Another improvement in the
.much to be done bv
October 12, 1883.
jch a rarfm-. af . o u r w G rk^ the-e&gaei-
ty manifest in the incidental ex Cincinnati, O., U. S. A.
iy mainly rests, of educating and
penses of the churches. This is
Hurecting the religious life of the
Dear Sir and Bro :—I arrived
important. Any church will find safely here on the 8th, per steamer
community. Self-denial and sacri-
that they must add one fourth to Moselle, Royal Mail Line, and find
|Mpe, the great conditions of success
one-half the amount of preacher’s matte ps here, so far, about as I had
Christianizing the world, have
salary tocnvFF’Uttrer "üX'p'è'nsês. Tf expected. Taking into considera
t been observed-
they pledge all their strength on tion the difference in climate, na
ere in a marked degree; while
the preacher’s fund there will be a tionalities and chief business here,
e enemies have been untiring in Dear Herald
Your visits to my desk has been debt due some one at the end of Colon is very similar to a new
eir opposition. Moreover, be-
een Independence and' Monmouth faithful, and I must plead my ab the year. Ocfr pfekchers generally thriving mining camp, with the
ere is not that perfect confidence sence from home in the busy field preach as the oracles of God, but do usual accompaniments of vice.
d fellowship,' which—did they of gospel work as an apology for not always minister with the abili
But I ¿see no reason why good,
ist—would inspire in all hearts
great good, may not be done here,
Our State Evangelist, J. H. among the busy thousands whose
bier purposes, issuing in the
Has rivalry in at our grand missionary meeting at Painter, is like Zicheus, small in activities may be directed but not
rldly things led to an indrffer- Des Moi nes in Sep tem be r. We are “ “staturej abd otherwise not pre repressed. During the three days
be which amounts almost to doing good work, its character im possessing. Last summer he had a I have been here I have been re
proves each year; so also the very earnest call to attend a cognized by about a dozen of our
PdeR«^-BCe needs a preacher—. liberality of thechurch^and^yeLwa. grove meeting in the north part of Jamaica members, and by a larger
Ito deliver one or two sermons a are not up to our ability and op the State. He was expected on the number of those who are not of our
|ith, absenting himself between portunities. The Board has en 10 o’clock train Sunday morning. faith, but who are very much
(ointments, andjthus failing to gaged Bros. Brokam, Painter, Cor A large-number- of brethren were pleased at the prospect of having
paint himself with the condition nell and Dyre as Evangelists for on the platform to meet him and our preaching. The mercury stands
jneeds of his field, but to spend the State, and may also employ a conduct him out to the grove near at the hottest portions of the day
Bime for which he is engaged— Sundsy-school Evangelist.
by. Bro. Painter was a stranger to at about 86°, and at night at 80.
Drake University, at Des Moines, all and says he quietly rested , While not „venturing
Ball the time, in that vicinity,
Bag- the people, espeirattyt
against the depot and noticed the to the healthfulness of the place, I
■ and the neglected, familiariz- perous outlook is before it. Chan- brethren tackle every good sized will say that the same amount of
Bimself with all the physical, celor Carpenter is the right man in portly gentleman who left the train. reckless dissipation and exposure
Bal, and soul wants of those to the right place to carry forward As the crowd gradually left the as is prevalent here would very
■a he would minister the bread such a noble and desirable enter platform they said surely he did materially increase the mortality
prise. The selection of D. R. Dun not come.-- On the way out to the anywhere. Seeing' about half a
|e congregations need, and are gan as Prof, of the College of the grove he asked some one if they dozen human forms, some wrapped
king for the want of “ Mininte- Bible is one that will greatly en knew the way to the grove, and in sheets, lying last night upon the
isupport.” Let the ordinary courage the brethren in Iowa. this soon resulted in the discovery stone sidewalk. I inquired and
bplication of the phrase be for- There is no more competent in that the little man who attracted was told that they were Corthagtn-
p"; let it mean the minister’s structor in Bible matters in the the attention of no one was the ian Indians, who, having no place
|rt of the church (as a mother State. Young men trained for the coming man. When these brethren to sleep, thus spend the nights, as
iheth her child) and that oth- ministry under his leadership will looked at him they perhaps felt also do many others. Many of___
rase “preaehed to death ” will be what the church needs. They like they would give five dollars if them have only the light clothing
b often occur ; for if preaching will know the truth and faithfully he had not come, and by the time worn through the day. I am told
bding, death results, not so defend it.
he was through preaching they that th^v occasionally find one of
L from eating too much as,
Bro. A. J.Garrison is building would not have him fail to come their nuniner dead in the morning,
Exercising too little.
him a home at Humeston, Iowa.
for any sum. The man is small and I can easily believe that serious
K pardon my little preachment,
Bro. H. U. Dale, for several years but his sermons are of godly pro consequences, and even death, may
le from Irving, Lane county, at Centerville, made an engage portions.
often result from such exposure af
I we expect to hold meetings ment with the church at Fayatt- . We recently had the assistance ter the exhausting labors of a day
b time of the county coopera- ville, Ark., but after mature de of Bro. John N. Smith, of West in a tropical san.
I Eugene. Having been to liberation the brethren at.Center- Liberty, iQ a meeting at, Allerton,
1 sleep here under two cotton
Its, where I did
preach, ville ask Fayeit ville to release him We had a very Tainy muddy week, sheets, and at 3 or 4 o’clock A. m ., I
Albany, where I did after a and he will continue at Center but did good work, and Bro. find it necessary to add a blanket
. I may write them up at ville, and that is one of the wise Smith’s preaching was highly ap for my comfort, and I wonder how----
r time.* During the present acts of the church. There is not preciated by all who heard him. much'more susceptible to the cold
g I want to visit J unction— enough difference between good, Ou every fair night the house was they must be who are outside, and