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3£eH-tdeasedwitlidhelaw^^tdy.- - »Solicitation r Mrs. Marti
z will carry with him as
I would be pleased at any time E. Percival.
cine as his limited means can sup
.to hear from any of my friends,
Adjourned to meet on the 1st ply, and establish a free dispensary
^class-mates or students in Oregon, Saturday in Dec., 1883.
in Tokat. His services as physi
fand would cheerfully respond at
cian will’be in great and constant
A New Mission.
demand, and this will at once open
We stated last week that the the door for him to carry the gpspel
| There are several churches (de-
biominations) represented in this Board of Alanagers of the Foreign to the hearts of the people. Know
Bounty, but they seem to languish Christian Missionary Society had ing him intimately, we feel great
Ifrom some cause. Education is« appointed Bro. Garibed Kevorkian confidence in his fitness for this
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somewhat on the improve in the
ounty. rsusmess is in general TJuF^ade fsWouTJ perTiapsTTke to pensatioh of providence, that he has
Health good- In fact, know some of the particulars con given us such a man for such a
Du th-west Alo., is in a prosperous cerning Bro. Kevorkian and his work. We shall hope for good re
sults from this new mission. His
A lbert H odges .
Tokat is a city of about 25,000 knowledge of the- customs of the
150 miles south of the Black Sea, He understands the habits and pre
and about 500 miles west from judices of the natives, and can easily
o the Brethren of Columbia Co., Constantinople, by land. In point adapt himself to theetiquette of his
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u£ religion, its inhabitants -ure Mo people._ .Aior4U>vcr, the fFtends of
| would *say that my work will hammedan, Armenian, Greek, Cath his childhood are there, as are also
Smence as soon as it will be olic and Jews, There are also a his relatives in the flesh. These are
®ible for me to leave home. few Protestants. Dr. Van Lennep, certainly important considerations
Ing to circumstances over which a well known missionary, who lab in his favor.
lave no control I cannot com- ored many years in -Turkey, under
Bro. Kevorkian will leave Louis
bee earlier than in December. I the auspices ef the American Board, ville for New York in a”few days.
| give due notice of the time (CongregationaJist,) was the first to From New York he will sail very
en I can commence.
introduce the Protestant religion in soon for the far off field of his fu-
T. Al. AI organ .
Tokat..... This ,.eameaLjuan,:^jGad-* luxftJAhonu.«
established a college at Tokat for way of England, where he thinks
the training of young men for the of spending a few days in purchas
The Woman’s Christian Mission- ministry. This college was destroy ing such articles as he will need in
^ Society met in the Christian ed by fire after being successfully his work.
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operated several years. It has
prch at Amity, Nov. 11,1883.
[The meeting was called to order never been rebuilt.
eCurrent Religious News.
Bro. Kevorkian was born and
I Mrs. A. M. Bedwell, acting as
The first Thanksgiving Day of
resident. After introductory re reared in Tokat. He was converted
the year will be observed through
larks by the President, Mr. H. M. to Christianity at the age of fifteen.
out Canada on November 8. Presi
taller favored the meeting with a Being turned out of his father’s
dent Arthur has appointed Thurs
fry encouraging speech, after house for his faith, he found a home
day, November 29, for Thanksviv-
hich the pledge was circulated with Dr. Van Lennep, in whose
ing in the United States, and #the
Id an encouraging list of names family,and under whose instruction,
State Govenors w’ill doubtless ap
he spent many years. At the sug
point the same day.
'The society then organized with gestion of his teacher and benefac
ie following officers : Pres., Airs. E. tor he visited America. After he
In memory of Airs. T. C. Doremus,
Dok ; Vice Pres., Airs. C. Aladdox; came to this country he was thrown, the first President of the Woman’s
ec. Sec., Airs. F. Garrison ; Cor. by chance, among the disciples. He Union Alissionary Society, the new
sc., Miss N. Springer; Treasurer, was pleased with the simplicity and Home in Calcutta has been named,
apostolicity of our worship, and at “ The Doremus American Zenana
rs. R. Putman.
once severed his connection with the Mission.”
N ancy S pringer ,
Congregationalists and cast his lot
Cor. Sec. W. C. Al. S.
with us. At the suggestion of a
The American Sunday-school
The Woman’s Christian Alission- friend and brother he went to Lex Union at its late meeting resolved,
fy Society of AT on mouth,* Oregon, ington, Ky., with a view to qualify in view of the new field of religious
jet November 17th, at 2 o’clock, himself to return to.his native land work which the Northern Pacific
rs. A. M. Bedwell acting Preei- as a missionary. Knowing the ad Railroad will develop, " to under
klt. After singing the 9th chap, vantage of medical knowledge to a take to establish and maintain a
second Cor. was read ; prayer by missionary in Turkey, the brethren Sunday-school in every needy com
rs. E. Percival ; singing ; then the at Lexington advised him to come munity in the vast territory be-
bnstltution" was read by Mrs? to Louisville and take a full course tween the eastern base of the Rocky
Wwell; after which remarks by in the Medical College. He took Alountains and the Pacific Ocean.”
hers. Then proceeded to reor- their advice, and graduated here
mize and elect officers as follows : last June.
Dr. Talmage’s church in Brooklyn
Bro. Kevorkian is a close and has a membership of 2,775* They
rs. A. M. Bedwell, Pres.; Mrs. H.
. Adkins, Vice Pres.; Aliss Etta constant student of the Bible, and gave last year to Home Missions
a-vidson, Rec. Sec.; Aliss Alary a man of much piety. He proposes $192, and to Foreign Missions $112.
cCarty, Cor. Sec.; Mrs. Jane to go to Tokat and establish a med- They gave to the cause of education
wund, Treasurer. Committee on | ical mission. That is to say, he $95, This largest Presbyterian
less for these objects than many
among the poorest. In contrast to
this, the First Presbyterian Church
of New York, with only 418 mem
bers, gave to Home Missions $12,-
056, and to Foreign Missions, $26,-
The thirty-seventh annual meet
ing of the American Missionary As-
sociauon began its session in the
Central Congregational Church,
Brooklyn, on Tuesday, October 30,
continuing until the following
Thursday evening. The treasurer’s
h a lanoo ow
September 30 of $54,832. The total
receipts for the year amounted to
$312,557, an increase of $14,983
over the previous-yo&ft—A14 -the
missions were reported as success
ful. In the Woman’s Bureau 3,000
women have been employed as mis
sionaries and teachers. The wants
for the coming year are, for current
work, $1,000 for every day in the
year, and endowments in the sev
eral educational institutions in
The Rev. Mr. Pettengill, a Bap
tist clergyman of Whitesboro, New
York, last week was suddenly beg
ged to enter a car on one of the
trains halting at the Utica depot.
He followed his conductor, an el
derly gentleman, to the side of a
lady of mature years, and at their
apologetic request married them,
then and there, with neatness «nd
dispatch. Both parties to the cere
mony were old friends and the ar
gued point had probably just been
settled. The bride’s mother was
present, congratulations were ex
changed, a pleasant little chat over,
and Air. Pettengill stepped off the
departing train not a little enter
It is now reported that Monsig
nor C apel is to be made Archbishop
of Sydney, and have his debts paid
by a rich Roman Catholic peer in
England. This sets Capel’s visit to
this country in the usual light—like
most other foreigners he came to
make money. Oscar Wilde was
over head and ears in debt before
hQ -fiaHKL here .and even Alatthevr
Arnold says that he hopes to make
money enough here to “ retire.”
The Mormon apostles, who travel
in luxurious sleeping coaches and
represent themselves as being mod
eled on the apostleships of the
primitive times, own and run a.
bank, street railroads. an oper^