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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - August 29, 1907, Lethbridge, Alberta t THE LATE Mil LOP fcv A Gorta TeUs tf His Early Life ad WorkNcBtrial Ser vke KMX Vwlyounco the inlnoV It describes the ht between kaedon uld and Tho Frenchman hi suited tlic nearly killed his Yet Maedonajd contends himself with hunwliuMrtg1 tho and did not kill him us On Sunday morning M him to Canada the best liaditlonsof he deserved Gordon pastor of Knox Church held IK arnl who was to help In the description Noil Swiftly 01 for doing for Canada what the Kirk who died the Monday predone for should lo and was buried oil Thursday The church was filled with a t gation ajmost every of which hal treasured mcmonos of the de Of Ilie dcparUd Gor don said iby one of the mlrvisters cver producedby the Ohurch of Norman for a suprenui jw 3tac donald to a more rapid wilh a yell he doubled himself ito a ball delivered at old vi Charles but child his Alacdonalds hands flivd feet A WhPii ho was six years js a lrlck UllU avftiu cuuie to Canuda with his break an This morning J wish to speak a uncle few words alxjiit our intending to live with UU with to to qualify lot JKJ was been Jived amid lough view ultirdately Of All this Jght have concerning djvj course he had his diilicul problems were not solved bin futrii ne have tho an in hie had None In the lumjer sliantios and on the river there was no mmistcr of Nor man Macleods calibre at to icn tiie name of God chiefly used in And it was no great wonder VHI whoso Jives pure hould fall into the habit of profan So it was Me Kill settled in this guard iiwl an unwary op family made their honic in Al watm Often we take characters from Scrip wear The lads life I i i niHJi ami seek to learn the lessons taught us by their Sometimes we have only a few references or a or two to and fiom Hut Maixlonald had for that over tlvese we muat fill in the jecoixl fo But in the present ease jfor a have more ample for we have especially a aJKj a stooping slightly caught very varied IJC was not nurtured in ahe lap of With a In some it might seem If vis Uck is eany inumng a Grange one ro ministtr of the the gospel of it Wft8 ih McKiilop who description own cherished memories of him whom pi evidence of thoserough we commemorate this We have c already at this service sung grand memorial through which hepassed thatjwere all fitting him for the work he afterwards did in tho In times of that McKillop Gor dons for he had him go through trick over and over until from actually seeing Mc Killop do lie was able to describe how won the That For all the saints grow There was no slackness Who Thee by faith before the world or sluggishness about young McKil To all slackness and sluggish 1 h Th O be forever blessj ness he remained a stranger to Gods ancient saints of God are not confined to Scripture Nor are they aU enrolled in the calendar of the middle God the but carries on the He has done tha Abraham atrd Moses A saint is one who the i i t as be himself has told 1 to was ccustomed to look Jack regivt n days as and than u Hut he iiL rulh that while some of the icn iissociatod with Jiim were busy out their IKJ was g his own salvation And working in At that ime he himself an here uas ivt much in i0s to suggest a Cod of and uiity and And our trtvd is iirgoly the outcojiu of our surround igs and our too ho newt to 1 in od the Father Almighty when all lis mind cloudvd with it le was too scriouslyiuindod losjxjak think fiippanyiy And so aie not surprised learn that he whole lib had l i I uas a Many a withthe so strenuous studied hard ov psalmist he had to and by he taught IJlessed te the Lord my ately We have which teacheth my hands to schoOl TOaster my fingers to Some of you JRay 3Ure Uiat no pictures of the and his Gods work in the one who does Gods will with a and my respect for Mr ed the art of and why fie learned ilcKillop never told me he was too I heard 1 MUUMJ n my llfHUV it from my lather a few Jioys havc ftn instilictive td himself would not permdt laziness in But we may also sure stuay made revorence a because he likes And in that ready I hm the for a man with McKillops l swise ceiltiinly our late minister has But this I may The lad earned a place among the saints studied it and prac tised simply he might pie who from thoir labours identified in sympathy and j vent tt bully anxl a coward from interest with the land where abusing one near awf dear to him he lived and McKihog was by birth a He belonged to that class of settlers that land We in Canada are subjects of the Em Thiscolony of Canada is daughter of the Mother Most welcome of those who come to cast in their lot with us are those who come to us from the old and all who are bound to us by ties of blood and For all those Scotsmen and others who make this laml their home we can only wish that their lives imxy as fraught with Messingto the country as was the life of him whom last Thursday we laid to Charles McKiJlop was born in near on 20th of Itwas most fitting tliat the lad who vas to bring with When he had acquired the nec essary strength and he dkl pre vent and so effectively the bully never laised hand to such work and haixlly ventures to raijjc his head for he learncxl to hang his in The pun ishment was just what the bully and it proved the means of his ing of even with the roughest and toughest was no He was the active patnm of their sports as well as He could teach them all they required to Arwl then with all his he had a heart tender as a fis excAiionc to have a giants strength Hut tyrrants to use like a JfcKiilop was All tlwi vials of his wrath and the artil lery of his right arm wore reserved As a child I lived in Many for the tyrant and tle To his a time I have soen the great river as to his friends and to al full of being rafted to the that dkl he was ulways gentle Hut I had no persanal knowledge of be it gentleness what went on in the lumber means strength under True McKiilop He knew all gentleness belongs only to the strong first It was all as familiar to Fora fciino McKiilop tuuht with him as A B In his early life ho outXornal School that worked as a lumberman and as cook was pormissable in those days But in the You have rad Ralph as soon as he had earned monev en p Connors Tlie Man from Glen he attended in qrdsr No honest man who looks facts fair in the face as ilcKillop juoiesses to stmJcnLs r f J f tJT f j ission as many of our not hellfire but For his college cxpeti ovo tosinful men so cleoiJy that thosq sistent ly true to and in the and what had JlXn dailc was till made So it was in AlcKillops Jlc had his us wo all Uut he had and at was mountain first acquaintance with this te his first trip across amessage was und made his soa the ieacl womanranted to Vsicel1 nee with this great nijn At once agaiu UIXI intimacy with our Jato imagine for tile last four years studying for the ministry without to having to light doubts to first charge was at Ad ters staunchest No liis own fitness for Uw ilcalr wuys made Jjttlp of his own attain and no doult he wouljd fain have sorted God along some other he wisely saw that dare I undertake this task AS a solenm too is lare I Jet this task go past me Am J prepared for the responsibil near In this country ho spent ity of it ab drift into weak t came to that to this earnest this seektr after the luestion at lust What f there be a God after all And if here is a what is going to hnp Kii to me Jledatwil his convers on from that Jt is told of the great Church hat after his mind hud been turned o higher thoughts andhe was pray g in an he seemed to hear L voice callingupon Take up ind Take up aiKl He took up the Xew Testa and Xot in rioting and drun not in clambering uid wan not in strife and But pttt ye on the Lord ami make not provision for the to fulfil the lusts as a young man had lived an cvii life it is put nowA he had his IK the Tliat ilc iivon bsfore his had never like the great Augustine before he was for time without Like he heard the divine voice speaking to Like he Awl like he could say after that Thou hast converted me to No sooner had he given himself to God again like Aug ust he resolved to him self ito the work of the He had a hod First of ho had to face the jeers of his od the lumbermen and shan The champion fighter study ing for the that was a fine he had to face his er Imnds He t hut God had been rating him for then old could gain the ear of the lumbermen and others like them asfew just because he kivcw their life so thoroughly and had along other gain ed their So he determined to go And once he determined to do he was the man to go He had to face poverty he had to pay his way but at length he was ready to enter Pardon the iwrsonal but like to hink how my own jxjople tame to know McKiilop about this He always spoko believed to lx the it without fear or But ways spoke tho truth r VfcJV Ono charactoristic incident of j other lthat that ministry IU out cat lei I on to conduct the funeral of ljljne tojBoy rtTfi i Lnflt on thrit ho days work of his for on that h married f you the early of a notoriously blasphemous and wickd It was the custom to give a funeral He saw it was no for platitudes or for flattery he in those said to the assembled There is no need to mince know where this wo inns soul cannot hclp things ow or make matters L had My ftvther was minister of An Church in Mc Mclvillop hal resolved to study He by way of preparing himself for uern into an OtUiwa bookstore to get Jldnew clerk did not know the Hebrew nor did McKiilop at that ilut heres a mftn that tell said as my fatlwr happened to enter the From that moment the friendship be gun between the a Irinn isitn that lasted the McKiilop took his Arts course and part of his Divinity at Especially in philosophy ho Watson had then recently ctmefiom Scotland Charles MHO1 Charlie as they called one of Wutsons earliest him ami ablest The other in Wats on par ticularly and jilTectionaiely Mc aud to me it was real joy TO be the of greetings between such During the summer v MeKillop usually taught Sometimcs be had a at other times he went as tutor in private the opening up of the of Jarnes Hoertson of to the position of Siipermtendenf of Missions for the country from tlnie Continued on Xext ROYAL CROWN WITCH HAZEL Shaving Stick requires less saves means less weir on the because the shaving stick litters so freely almost A lather so genarously rich and creamy that it will not dry on the Makes shaving quick and Every stick in a dust sanitary nickel Same price as only by THE ROYAL WIMMIPCO HRE HBKDQUMRTBRS FOR WHOLESALE AND RETAIL Consists of Wild from to and Improved Farms to per Now is the time to make if you want good land near CALL ON US FOR OLIVER LETHBRIDGE ;