Pacific Christian messenger. (Monmouth, Or.) 1877-1881, May 31, 1877, Page 6, Image 6

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PACIFIC CHRISTIAN MESSENGER THURSDAY,
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MAY 31, 1877.
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Evangelizing.
Our New. Dress.
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‘to the California bre^hrtn
Aid to Public Improvements.
humble efforts and the efforts of
The organization of the church
Religious papers, like preachers, tine of their own tried Veterans to
CHRISTIAN MESSENGER.
Tlu^ enterprise of the City of
sl.iows the purposes to be accom­ will get a new suit once in a great furnish them a .home paper of Corvali^fis very cbmuiendable in
D. T. STANLEY, E ditor .
plished by it. Elders and deacons while, and when1 they do it makes which they maybe proud.“
her effects to( secure the construct-
to minister tit the wants of the them feel rather proud, in spite’ Of
Bro. Warren, residing in Wash­ ■ioii of che Willamette Valjey and
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body materially and spiritually, and aH their expressions of deep ington Territory, will look after Coast railroad We hope they ipay
T. F-.CAMPBELL.
evangelists to spread the Gospel in huniility.
the interest of the brotherhood in succeed as the road would benefit
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the world.
So we feel highly gratified to be that country. We have many not only Corvallis but the entire
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That congregation which has its able to send forth the M essenger good brethren up there, though valley;
G. O. BURN FIT.
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officers, in number adequate to the this week with a new «Iress of type somewhat scattered in the western
M. N WARREN.
At the meeting 'recently held, a
wants of its members, and its evan­ for the reading matter, new head, part. We believe they will appre­
cdhnnii4.ee was Appointed to wait
THURSDAY, MAJY 31,18774
gelist, one or more, in the field is and. such other additions as will ciate our desire to_make the paper
upon the Governor and ask him to
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in good wording ^drMition, filling make it one of the neatest pajiers of special interest to them.
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Olili AIMS.
call a sjiecial session of the lrgisla- '*»-
itg mission. This is the liafipy sent forth on the Pacific eoast. '
Bro. Rowland, our efficient State ture to so amend the State con-'
1. To fc*rle»»ly »dvocate the teaching» of the condition o’ noicongregation known ■ We were in' great need of the
Superintendent
of Public Instruc­ stitucion as to allow counties., cities
Bible, in the apirit of kindneaa.
cliange, for. we were using - some of tion, resides, nr the city of Salem,
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2. To earneatly ple»d iur Uui anion of'»11 to us.
and towns to aid such enter|>rises.
ChrietiMM on the Bible alone.
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A church may do vejy much in the worst material in the Slate, and the beautiful «apital of our State.
■ 9. To point out evil» in the church »nd sng-
We desire to raise a warning
propagatilig the Gospel in its im- it was only by the'gi^test care But his official duties calls him
ge»t • remedy.
voice
against any such amendment.
4. To keep our reader» pouted dnJEe mot»- raediatc.vicnrity through its officers that our printers were enabled to from home a large part of the time,
The history of other states, need
menu of the brotherhood in tlii» state knd- and member^ without an evangel­ make the pajier ¡»resent a passable
arid as he travels ov$r the different
elsewhere.
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only be referred to, to show the ru-. . •
ist. ' But distant anti destitute apjiearance.
5. To entertain auAiustruct the young.
parts 61 the State among the breth­
, > 6, To give » brief summary of state news and localitiesvcai1TFHH>e reached with-
But we have not fulfilled our ren, j|t.will be intensely interesting inous results following such previs­
the latest telegraphic dexpa'ehes.
expectations at this tifiie. We pur- to all of us to learn from* him the ions “in state laws---------- */
- i. yo make this -the loading religious paper dut one sent for that purpose.
As an illustration, we ivi II look
<.n i U P mu I b ro a s t, e it lmr i t t h e sa me nr an y ---- It requi res-rrmre nu n ivy to bi i s- - chased a r powe r profe^^ïï/Two condition ofl affairs, and what are
other prici.
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at
the state of Missouri, .where wo
weeks
ago,
and'
expected
to
have
tain an evangelist than any one
the prospects. v
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have'seen
the workings of this sys­
'congre^EToh in our iiew country had it m jilhee and lohave enlarged
Brother Campbell and ourself
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tem
of
aids
for sòme years. So soon
can furnish. Hence the necessity the paper and almost doubled the residing in Monmouth, cheerfully
1. Article* inujpde® for pnMicetioS «lionld
as
thelaws
provide
fw subscriptions———
of cooperation in’,this work. The space for reading matter, this week. take the heaviest of thfflatiof in
be written with ink, legibly, »nd on one mde of
of
county-
and
city
aid, the rail-
.
combined means and' effqrts of
We were delayed in getting the the editing and management of the
the p»per.
.
road
companies
Ixigin
demanding
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2. The Editor claim* »nd will eierCvle Qie several congregations can accom­ press, and shall not be able to make paper. ' We do not design to lighten
right
to (eject »ucli ... mnmweript,
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... »». from »liy
'J plish that which no .single church thé enlargement for
some two our work 'by the increase of Assis­ large subsidies from the counties
will not, in bi» judgment^ S>ul»erve the
weeks
yet.
could
do.
bo*t interest of the paper and it» reader».
tance, but working on the same, to and towns through which the road
3. We-do not'bold «urselve* re»pon»ible for
The two iiriportant.items in the . We have always carefully guard­ increase the efficiency and popular^. niav pass, and threaten to put the *
thé sentiment» of coQnributers. or the truthful-
road elsewhere if the aid is not
'
nos» of advertisement», without our persoual work of evangelizing are, first, the ed againgtjnaking promises for the ,ty of the M essenger .
money, then the man.
future of the paper, lest we might
endorsement.
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But these five are oply the con­ given. The people excitedly rush
4. Contribution» on all matters of interost
We have had much talk at not be able to fulfill them, but now ductors of the work, and we hope forth with thpir baljpts'in Lelialf of
to the cause of Chriktiauity, are invited.
previous Annual meetings and but we feel safe in saying that with our contributors and correspon­ the aid asked for, and soon find
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little done. Can we pot take with 'the addition of the poWer' press, it dents will at once. , redouble., their themselves groaning under a detitj
the
interest
of
which
alone/is
a
us
a
few
«Tolliirs
io
tTie
approaching
is
our
intention
to
enlarge
t^
six
f
effort-wto
fill
oür
columnp'
with
the
The camp meeting season draw-
cth nigh, and announcements of the meeting for this purpose, and make columns to the page, thé same as Ablest -^discussions of important grievous burden. Many coiqiiies
times and places pf the various a fund which-will put two or three ' I our eastern weeklies. With such to,lies, and the' spiciest and most i^re bankrupt as the result ami Can
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material as we now ha Ve, ami, our interesting news items. Particu­ never pay what they have thus
meetings are . numerous in ' the evangelists in the field at once ?
From one •to ten dollars, accord-' list of able ct'sklitoi-s and contri­ larly let every reader see if lie -can agreed to ¡»ay, and have lost their _
’ papers of the state.
ing to their several ability, contri­ butors, we feel assure« 1 with the not send us at least one new sub­ credit accordingly, so that their
bonds are now almost worthless in
Can’t.you secure one or more new buted by every Christian attending enlargement, we will take the front scriber.®
market.
subscribers for the M essenger be­ the meeting would make a salary rank of religious papers on this
coast, and verily believe that our Christian Advocate Suspended..
But what is worst of all, many
fore the Annual meeting ? make for two evangelists many months.
If
the
money
can
lie
provided,
brethren
and
friends
will
give
us'
counties
and towns have thus bur-
the effort, show the paper to your
The
Portland
Standard
of
May
the
support
that
such
effort
as
is
we
can
secure
the
labor
of
compe
­
dened themselve^infiT are compejl-
frîéridsand ask them to subscribe,
and success will attend your efforts. tent, zealous and efficient men to necessary to build up such a ¡taper, 23d has the following: ■“ The Sher­ ed^to pay their obligations and still
do the work.
demands.
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- ■ ' . iff has taken charge of the -office of hayejffj railroad. They have ex­
We
have
now
in
our
midst
ample
Let
every
one
who
reads
this,
go the Pacijic Christian Advocate, and pended prolnably a quarter of a mill­
It is very gratifying to see such
no paper will be issued from that ion dollars to grade the road, and
talents
ami
attainments
to
evangel
­
to
work
at
once
to
.
send
us
new
a uniformity of sentiment in favor
ize
the
State,
if
the
parties
could
naines, and those in arrears, try to establishment this week unless the the work is still only begun. There
of some definite action at our com-
i
lie
sustained.
Indeed
we
know
make payment as far as possible sum of $300 is raised to satisfy the are hundreds of miles of road bed
ing annual meeting, to have some
evangelists put into the field. We several preachers who áre doing during the stringent times, as we claim of Mr. James. We under­ are graded, ujion which there are no
earnestly hojie such unanimity of much evangelizing at their own need all the money we can get at stand that friends of that journal irons laid now and probably never
sentiment may prevail in the meet­ charges, employing, for this pur­ such a time as thia It costs several are exerting themselves to obtain will l>e.
ing that a strong united effort may pose, time much needed by their hundred dollars to enlarge the the amount by subscription.” Re­
As a general thing land has de- *
ferring to the above the Oreffori'ian
l>e made in this much needed di­ families. These would gladly give paper.
predated in value, until it is not
of this morning says: “ Such a
their whole time to the work fot
rection.
worth more than half what it should
statement, we have been informed,
moderate remuneration.
Our
Editorial
Staff.
be on account of the immense bur­
r
was premature. There was some den of taxes that is l»earing down
The demand, judging from the
Bro. Williaip Huntington of
As will be seen, we have in- trouble between Mr. James and the
on every acre, in counties who have
Castle Rock, W. T., writes us defi­ pressing invitations we are con-
creased the editorial force of the managers of the ¡taper, of a finan­
stantly
receiving,
is
very
great.
voted aid to railroads.
nitely that he has a written agree­
M essenger , by the addition of cial character, but all differences
ment of the Superintendent of the From every quarter the macedon-
brethren Rowland, Burnett and have been adjusted, and will in no . When too late to save most of the
N. P. R. R., granting all jiersons ian cry ” is sent up, “ come and help
Warren. These brethren are known way interfere with the regular is­ counties, the* constitution of Mis­
who attend the W. T., Annual meet­ us.”
souri has been so amended as to for­
The church should not be deaf to to a large number of our reader^as suance of that journal/'
ing half fare over the road—full
bid the ruinous business of aiding
men of ability, zeal in the cause,
The above we clip from a daily
fare going and return free. Bro. H. this demand. It should seni^Jbrth
successful proclaimers of the Gospel, exchange, and regret to learn by public works many of which they
has obtained half fare rates as above, the Gospel to gladen the heartand
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and intimately acquainted with this that our cotemporary is in never get.
for four successive years, and thus make happy the life of those who
It may be thought that |>eople
editorial work. By this addition, trouble. It is an easy matter for a
has greatly aided the success of the are anxious to know the way of
will
have to much judgment to do
we
believe
the
interest
and
useful
­
printing office to get in debt, and
meetings. We hope the attendance life. It is to be hoped that some
that
which is contrary to their own
ness
of
the
paper
will
be
largely
in
­
not so easy for it to out, these hard
may be all that is desired and that material aid will be furnished, and
interests.
But the experience of
creased.
times. As the A dvocate of the 24th
the meeting may be greatly blessed some efficient action taken at the
eveiy
state
with such laws, shows
These brethren residing in differ­ has reached us, we presume some
approaching annual meeting to
in doing good.
that
people
act under excitement in
ent parts of the country, will make arrangement was made, by which
meet this demand.
T. F. C.
these
matters
—act in haste and re­
the editorial work more of a gener­ it resumes, though we find nothing
Our readers will miss our Wash­
pent at leisure. Our only true
al and less of a local character. in its columns on the subject
ington letter for a few weeks, but Linn County Annual Meeting.
freedom lies in Hbt giving ourselves
Bro. Burnett, residing in California,
bur correspondent asks for a leave
Personal.
two much liberty. (
The Linn county Annual Meet­ will take especial interest in fur­
pf altseiun to recuperate and. will
When Oregon farmers and busi­
ing will be held this year with the nishing matter, of importance to the
Bro. Peter 8huck, of West Che-
resume correspondence soon.
brethren at Harrisburg, commen­ many brethren of the golden state. halim was with us in Monmouth ness men are ready to have their
cing on Friday before tile first While wq have had to lament the last Lord’s day. He seems strong property taxed from five to ten
Correction,
Sunday in July.
failure of their efforts to establish in both mind and body for one of cents on the dollar to encourage
improvements that they may and
The
place
selected
is
near
the
permanently a paper da their own his years.
In the C hristian M essenger of
R.
R.
bridge.
Persons
may not get, they can then encour­
going
to
state,
the
M
essenger
will
in*a
May 10th, there is an extract from
Bro. Warren has been preaching
the
meeting
by
rtjl
can
get
off
the
age
such a constitutional amend­
very
great
measure,
meet
their
re
­
Bro. Warren's letter, stating that
down the valley.
He was at
cam
near
the
grounds
by
notifying
ment
as the one proposed.
quirements,
and
we
hope
will
.re
­
our annual meeting will commence
Amity whCn we fast heard from
the
conductor
in
time.
ceive their support accordingly.
on Thursday 3 p. M., before the!
him. We hope to see him again at
P. R. B crnctt .
We almost consumated arrange­ the Annual Meeting.
third Sunday in June. This is a
A movemint is on foot to have
ments with brothef B., by which
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the proceedings of th * Annual State
mistakeit was so changed last
Bro. Wafier is at Brush Prairie
We welcomt again to our office the M essenger was to be published
year as to begin at 11 AM., June
and Vancouver, W. T. He will Teachers’ Institute published in
the
C
hristian M essenger , of Ore­ simultaneously from Santa Rosa,
and
embrace
the
second
8,^1877,
return home this week, but will be pamphlet form for distribution.
Sunday, The M essknoer please gon, has resumed publcation and Cal., and Monmouth, Or., which at the W. T, Annual Meeting next That is as it should be. The pro-_
which promises to do a good work would have frilly met the*1 demands month.
¿correct.
ceedings and some of the princijml
on the Pacific coast Long may it of the brotherhood of this coast for
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Old Bro. C. T. Davidson and addresses of pur Annual Meetings
live- to plead the ancient Gospel.— a paper of their own. That effort wife are visiting relatives in '.¿’elk ought to lie so published, and dis­
W F. L enar K.
Texa» Ch riot ¡Mil,
. JEW, Cintali* Go., W. T,
was a failure, and we now present county.
tributed throughout the state.
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