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Williamsport Warren Review (Newspaper) - June 30, 1898, Williamsport, Indiana A v 4 the devoted to the interests of find a Furren county vol. , Wareet a county in dial i a thursday Jymm 30, 1898. Is umber 2 t. The Endea voters. The ninth District convention of Chrissian in Treavor l Nion is a sult Cess. their seven Ali annual convention held in Williamsport. Onk he bulted and the key Kouk delegates present. The person who could sit through the sessions of the of is Ian Endeavor Couve ution held Here last week and listen to the splendid lectures the excellent discussions and the Reading of papers on various subjects connected with the work of this magnificent organization without becoming interested in the work and impressed with its Randure would be a person Akin to the Heathen even though he be an outsider and not even connected with any religious organization. The convention of Endeavor ers held Here last week was a most magnificent Success from every staud Point. The attendance of after this discussion came Soto music followed by appointment of committees then Roll Call by societies and adjournment. Tatj Ruday evening. The thursday evening session i oved a most interesting and profitable one. The House was crowded it being necessary to fill the aisles with chairs. New and distinguished delegates bad arrived and All were alive to the fact that a Rich feast was awaiting them. Rev. Charles m. Fillmore of Peru one of the state vice presidents an Vaji relist of considerable note and one of the most prominent c. E. Workers in the state was present and appeared on the a Ogram for a lecture. The session opened with the usual song service followed by devotional exercises conducted by Rev. Charles i. Truby of Fowler prayer by Rev. Lee Tinsley of Fowler. Following this service came a duet by mrs. Harley Billings and mrs. Fred Gemmer which was most excellently rendered. Quot Vincennes in 98, quot appeared on the program. Mrs. A. E. Hump be of that City who had been assigned to talk upon the subject not being present miss Van Natta delegates was Large and the local of Fowler spoke very intelligently visitors swelled the attendance sufficiently to fill the House at All the sessions and the interest manifested was certainly most Gratifying As complimentary remarks heard on every hand from visiting members who Char were the As being a Terizer the convention the very Best District convention they had Ever attended. To enter into a detailed report of the meeting would be an impossibility for any weekly newspaper but tie review has undertaken to give its readers a condensed report which we Hope will be found interesting to All Endeavor ers and to everyone interested in Christian work and Good citizenship. Thull Day afternoon. Y the convention proper opened at about 2 p. M., at the presbyterian Church where All the sessions were held. The meeting opened with a song and Praise service under the direction of prof. S. C. Hanson who conducted the musical program throughout. Following the service was a scripture exercise and prayer by Rev. W. Wilmer pastor of the Williams port presbyterian Church. The address of Welcome was delivered by elder g. W. Clarke pastor of the Christian Church of Williamsport who made a splendid address putting everyone into a Happy Frame of mind giving the delegates to understand that the town was theirs and that everything we had was at their disposal. He was to by Rev. Chas. I. Truby of Fowler quot who delivered a very interesting address. The first subject taken up for discussion was entitled quot school of How to interest the Public in c. E. Work quot had been assigned to or. W. E. Calleani of Flora. That gentleman not being present. Rev. Fowler of Covington addressed the audience briefly upon the subject giving some valuable suggestions. How to organize a society quot was next taken up Rev. S. A. Armstrong of Oxford giving his views. Quot the importance of a corresponding Secretary quot was next discussed District Secretary o. L. Winks giving his views upon the importance of choosing an Active energetic Secretary to look after the affairs of every local society. Others took part in the discussion and suggestions were offered that Are Likely to prove beneficial. Quot the value of statistics and How to get them quot was next discussed Rev. B. A. Armstrong of Oxford again talked on this subject which brought the corresponding Secretary up for discussion a second time As the work of securing statistics naturally Falls upon the Secretary. The importance of gathering statistics was strongly recommended. Several of the delegates engaged in the discus a Sion and Many Good thoughts were presented even to the recommending that any Secretary of a society who failed in securing statistics and reporting to District and state secretaries quot should step Down and upon the subject of state National and International meetings and assured the audience that delegates to the approach King state convention to beheld at Vincennes on thanksgiving Day would receive a Hearty Welcome. Following miss Van Natta came a Solo by mrs. T. C. Winks who delighted the audience with her Clear Sweet voice. After this exercise came the announcement of the lecture quot spiritual dynamics quot by Charles m. Fill nip re of Peru. Rev. Fillmore is an ardent energetic worker a Man who thrills his audience the moment he begins talking. His lecture on this occasion though necessarily Short covered much ground and the suggestions offered c. E. Workers Are of value. Rev. Fillmore is a Brilliant and forceful talker and just the Man to stir up any convention or audience he May address. After or. Fillmore came the new song. Quot Tennessee for Christ quot then America quot followed by adjournment to the Christian Church where a reception was tendered by its members to the visiting delegates. Refreshments were served and the remainder of the was spent in social enjoyment. Friday Moening. 3venmg a Sunrise prayer meeting was held in the Christian Church at 5 a. M., which was Well attended. Friday morning was Bright and Beautiful and after the feast of Good things intellectual spiritual and social of the Day and evening before the delegates assembled feeling that they were Well prepared for another feast that awaited them in this the second and last Day of the convention. Following the devotional exercises by Rev. Fowler of Covington came quot after breakfast talks quot directed by Rev. Chas. Fillmore of Peru. Or. Fillmore addressed the audience briefly giving speakers to understand that they would be promptly quot called Down quot at the end of the 5 minutes allowed each speaker. In the course of his talk he complimented Secretary o. L. Winks on his preparation of the program which he characterized As one of the very Best he had Ever seen for such an occasion. The first talk was by miss Marie Bryant of Covington who spoke on the subject quot How to put new life into the she dwelt upon the social feature recommending hand shaking and spoke of the coldness that nearly always exists in presbyterian congregations. She recommended that Endeavor ers prepare themselves in Advance of meetings thereby helping themselves As Well As others and she urged attendance upon the weekly prayer meetings. Miss Bryant is a Bright Young lady and her remarks were very interesting. Quot the ende Avoyer in politics quot was assigned to Hon. Freemont Goodwine of Williams port who being unable to appear on account of sickness Rev. Fillmore gave a Brief talk on the subject. Quot whatever you do do it in the name of the Loid quot says or. Fillmore. He recommended that every Young Man should engage in politics always working in god s glory. He cited several cases where prominent politicians men of National reputation had been retired to private life because of having sneered at religion in connection with politics. Quot vote As your Pray quot said or. Fillmore. Quot the Endeavor in business quot was discussed by Rev. A. O. Swart Wood of state Liine who spoke very intelligently upon the subject. He said that the time had come when religion must be brought into our business affairs. Whatever is done let us bring our religion into it quot said or. Swart Wood the next talk was by mrs. Or. Chas. B. Kern of Lafayette who discussed the subject of quot the ende Avoyer in mrs. Kern is one of the brightest women that the review representative has had the pleasure of listening to in years. She has attended National and International c. E. Conventions and has addressed Large audiences. The Only thing wrong with her talk at this meeting was the censorship the quot ringing off quot at the end of five minutes. Her talk elicited a round of Ai Plains which of course is an unusual occurrence at religion is gatherings but the audience was so enthused that the applause broke fort i spontaneously As she left the platform. Or. And mrs. Or. Kern it recently located in Lafayette coming from Chicago. Quot the All around ende Avoyer was next discussed by Rev. Apple Gate of Delphi. He spoke of the influence of the ende Avoyer who was an ende Avoyer at any and Al times never backward in letting i be known thai he or she was Christian. He spoke of the influence of the change that had been wrought in the office of the business and professional Man by the ende Avoyer Type writer girl. The fact that Garfield had Ever kept his pledge made to his Mother on leaving Home to always read the testament at Sunset that she would then to Reading her Bible and the would thus read to Gether was mentioned. He told of these things to illustrate that there were those outside the profession of the ministry who were everyday practical christians. Rev. James o m e 1 v e n a of Delphi who had been assigned to talk upon the subject of quot enthusiasm quot not being present Rev. W. Wilmer was asked to make a few remarks. The reverend gentleman made one of his characteristically splendid talks eliciting the wrap attention and admiration of the audience assembled. The audience then Sang quot America quot after which intermission was announced. The second part of the program of the morning opened with quot nuts to be cracked quo the first Basket was quot what Are Lookout committees Good for quot Rev. Fillmore conducted this part of the program and he being a quot Cracker Jack quot it was appropriate that he look after this nut cracking exercise. Or. Fillmore did most of the talking upon this subject by giving his views and answering questions fired at him from All directions. He said quot it depends upon the Lookout committee itself As to what it is Good for especially upon the in describe the committee it a lev. W. E. Vanderbilt missionary to Mexico read by mrs. R. L. Ivins. Rev. Vanderbilt is a brother of ills. O. L. Winks and formerly resided Here. He is a gentleman in whom Williamsport and Warren co. Have a special interest. The paper read described an eighteen Day s trip across the country and Over mountains visiting villages and settlements distributing tracts Ding services at various places and telling the people of the new religion. This x Aper descriptive of the Mode of travel the peo Jle he country through which they massed and How they were received was very interesting. The closing sentence says quot in this journey of eighteen Days we travelled nearly 550 Miles visited Many new places and made Many new friends. Following , came a splendid paper prepared and read by mrs. Thomas Rhode of Pine Village. This paper was upon the subject of missionary work and included an extract from a letter written by f daughter of mrs. Rhode mrs. H e. Coleman now a missionary at Honolulu which is herewith reproduced As mrs. Coleman is. A Warren county girl and one in whom we Are interested in iti waii it is stated there Are Over �2r.000 protestants 2 i,000 Jat Liolis More than 4,000 mormons Alth Cush polygamy is Forl i Ulen 14,000 of Eastern creels and �?�22.000 who declare to Ive their Faith or have none. The Mission Ary work that Lias been done Here is considered wonderful by outsiders and Lias been in Many ways but the Cliar Acter of the people makes it very hard to do Stalzle work amont them As they Are so uncivil Zed. .1 will visit All the Nativ churches before i come Home and so be Able to Tell you a sir eat Deal but it seems that Al 1 could put in a letter would be very for alimentary. The natives ing the duties of that it is quot the an organization would seem whole thing quot in of the c. E. The second Basket was quot How can we get Endeavor ers to do More work in the Mission cause quot Here again came a general discussion and replies to questions asked resulting in the bringing out of Many valuable suggestions. Following this discussion came some matters of business appointing committees Etc committee on time and place of holding next convention Rev. Chas. I. Truby Fowler miss Olive Phares Oxford miss Ophelia Lees Remington miss Ruth t. Chase Kent land or. C. F. Chancellor Oxford. Committee on nominations Rev. A. O. Swartwood state line miss Lydia Gemmer Williams Ort miss Elsie Watson Rensselaer miss Harriet Vannatta Bowler. Committee on resolutions Rev. W. H. Applegate Delphi Rev. C. C. Fowler Covington miss Minnie e. Moore Lafayette. Committee on program Rev. Lee Tinsley Fowler Rev. A w. Clarke Williamsport mrs. Or. Kern Lafayette nest came a very interesting paper quot our work in Mexico quot written by a r very hospitable dignified and kind. No one quot could be More so while at the same time they Are very Lazy. We for get sometimes that less than 100 years a of they were absolutely uncivilized they were never Sava be nor cannibals. They were just ready for a new relic a Ion when the christians came and had put away their old Tabu system. J lii i made it easy to reach them. The corrupt Whites who have followed the missionaries have been a a Reat misfortune. When the Whites came there was no Stan Ichird of morals and one of the missionaries said that at least when he died they would know what morality was and have a Standard of purity. However it is a wonder there is one Amon them pure when one considers How they Are considered the lawful prey of any and they Are so weak. The teachers in the school say they tremble to have the girls so Home for a single Day even. However it will Only be a Short time until there will be no real natives As they Are so rapidly becoming half cast and in such a Little while they become to All intents and purposes or o. L. Winks District Secretary then read his report which is herewith presented in Par Williamsport ind. June 23, 98. To the Endeavor ers of the ninth District a careful study of the reports of the various societies of the District for 1898, show that the Endeavor ers of the District have not been Idle and the army of 43 companies with an enrolment of 1927 in All of Good and True soldiers working for quot Christ and the Church quot Are indicative of Many Glorio is victories Over the hosts of quot satan and there is a growing interest in the Good citizenship movement and the Temperance cause As shown by the reports. The reports of the societies show a much greater interest in the missionary my a vement and the donations for this cause Are 40 per cent better than in 1897. While we had no Active Junior superintendent in our District the past year it is Clear that this Branch of Christian Endeavor cause is fast coming to the front As will be seen by the report of membership of the fifteen societies with an enrolment of 474 of our children eager to learn of Christ. In membership reported Benton stands first Carrol second. Warren third Tippecanoe fourth and Fountain fifth. In the matter of donations for missionary and other purposes Warren leads second comes Benton Tippecanoe third Carrol the committee on nominations Hen read the following report which was adopted District Secretary o. L. Winks of Williamsport and District or. Supt. Mrs. Or. G. L. Coffman also of Williamsport. Adjourned. Friday after noon. Friday afternoon after the usual opening exercises Rev. Tinsley of Fowler delivered a Short address on the subject what to do with the or. Tinsley is a very pleasing and interesting Alker and he offered Many valuable suggestions on the subject one suggestion he offered to people organizing and Condo e quot ing a society was to avoid securing great numbers regardless ii desire and ability to work and to impress upon their minds As they enter the work that they Are about to enter upon a life of activity in this Way avoid getting in the drones. Following or. Tinsley the misses Gallaher and Anderson Sang a duet in a very pleasing manner. Mrs. Bie House then extended a very cordial invitation to be present at Vincennes on thanksgiving Day. She spoke of the Good things in store for them in the Way of speakers and other attractions to make up a splendid program and extended the glad hand of Welcome to delegates. Following her remarks was a song quot Vincenne s miss Carrie Collins of Delphi then read a very interesting paper containing valuable information of a historical nature regarding the c. E. Society. The first society was organized feb. 2, 1881. There Are o Yoo societies with a membership of Over 3,00p,-000._ . After the intermission miss Bertha j. Coble of Lockfield read he following greetings miss Ennie t. Masson state Secretary sends greetings Heb. 12. 1, 2. Twentieth District convention in session sends greetings 1 Cor. 58 importance of Junior work quot by miss Cooper of Ladoga was next missionary Ridge Bragg s Tower Chickamauga Park etc., including a sail of 60 Miles Down the Cucui Berland arriving at Nashville tuesday. Use of Exposi Jioji buildings nearly All the buildings of the Centennial exposition will be occupied some Way or other by the convention. The Centennial auditorium will be called the Audi a thorium Endeavor and the great Mineral and forestry buildings will become Hall Williston. The Parthenon will be devoted to state Headquarters and Small buildings will be occupied by the press committee and the information Bureau. Beginning with wednesday evening there will be at least ten meetings in Progress morning afternoon and evening until the close. Wednesday evening there will be ten simultaneous prayer meetings the topic being quot the end rement of thursday morning there will be simultaneous meetings for quot prayer for the convention quot and an hour later prayer meetings with the topic quot a double but the real commencement of the convention will be the great gatherings in the auditorium Endeavor in the afternoon. Chicago is anxious to secure the convention next year. In 1900 it goes to London. Local news will be found on pages three and eight this week. Come Early and avoid the Rush at Judy amp Titus Rocker Sale next saturday july 2. Fourth and Fountain from a tabulated summary embodied in the report the review extracts some interesting figures number of societies in the District 43. Reports received 32. Active members 1,117. Associate members 336, making a total membership of 1,453. Junior societies 15, with a membership of 474. Granc total of membership 1927. In the missionary report $234.46 was contributed to foreign missions and $105.63 to the Home work read and Many suggestions on Junior work was offered by others. Committe on time and place of holding next convention reported hat Fowler had been chosen As he place and the time thursday and Friday june 10, and 11, 1899. Rev. Tinsley then extended a cordial in visitation and Welcome. Committee on resolutions reported As follows the Reso Kitinos receiving a Hearty endorsement. Resolved that As there arc Young men Moin bars of Endeavor societies Olio have enlisted in the army the societies of which Thoy Are my moors be Hurrod to keep it in communication with Vliem and assume Vliem of the prayers of the society and Urpton them to keep their pledge As far As possible. Resolved t iat we recommend that each society earnestly strive to disseminate missionary knowledge and strive to create a deeper interest in All missionary work. Reserved that to urge upon each society to adopt some systematic method for raising missionary funds. Resolved. That we recommend that the societies make a diligent study during the year of the life of Christ and the apostles As related to Mission work. Resolved. Inasmuch ii As to Are approaching an election that to demand and use our Infix Einice to live ii guest and patriotic men of the highest moral character chosen for the various Ohi cers of the county state and nation. Resolved. That to quot express our Hearty and sincere thanks to the kind i Eor it be of Williamsport for their cordial greeting and their hospitality which to have enjoyed while in Ali or midst. W. H. Appleg Date. Minnie e. Moore c. E. Fowler. Friday evening. The session opened in the usual manner Rev. Applegate of Delphi conducting the exercises. Mrs. Or. G. L. Coffman then Sang Solo which was most beautifully rendered after which Rev. John p. Hale pastor of the second presbyterian Church at Lafayette was announced for an address upon the subject quot Bridges to the upper Rev. Hale is a scholarly Man and a polished speaker and his address was regarded As one of the most interesting that has Ever been delivered in Williamsport. Song by the audience. Benediction by Rev. L. C. Bentley pastor of the m. E. Church at a Williamsport. Buy Hibbard Elrey and Ajax bicycles sold four in a Day. 26-tf Puppolo amp Broadie. Machine Oil in gallon cans d. Osborn binders and mowers Buckeye binders and mowers Binder twine. See Hottenstein s hardware Williamsport ind. Barbed wire Gate hinges door Springs Best paint sold floor paint roof paint Iron enamel Carriage paints Louse killer Pratt s food hog cholera Medicine that cures everything at Hottenstein i hardware. Miss Gertrude Pate who married last thursday Charles Gordon postmaster of Chicago is a Cousin of our a w. Hickman now residing in Attica. The wedding was one of tho in to Brilliant affairs of the year in that City. A smooth talking Iudici Elnid drove into Attica one Day last with a Fine Rig which he a six ious to sell and he finally Nui be a Deal with j. W. Gass at. A horse buggy and harness i Roplo suspicion de that it was slow. U the Man put up such a that Gass thought it was i until a Day or two later ii forced to turn the outfit Over officer from Indianapolis the Rig was stolen. I riia a u was a to an where at Nashville. The seventh annual convention to be held at Nashville next week will be largely attended though not As numerous by As former conventions As Many people will not go South on account of the warm weather. The Chicago delegation has adopted a novel plan this year in doing their sight seeing before the convention. The delegation numbering 250 people will leave Chicago tomorrow morning and put in the time up to tuesday visiting the famous Southern resorts Mammoth Cave Lookout Mountain a special Sale of rockers at the furniture store of Judy amp Titus next saturday. Be sure and be there and get a bargain. The present Republican administration is a debt paying one. The state treasurer is ready to pay 8200,000 on the state debt though 150,000 has been expended in mobilizing and putting troops into the Field. Not withstanding this extra expense besides apply the above mentioned amount on the state debt enough will remain in the state Treasury to Send out another regiment or two and to meet the regular expenses of the state. The democrats when in Power could always contract and pile up debts but never could find a Way to pay them. The Judy and Titus Rocker Sale next saturday is not a Dollar Sale. All rockers in the House included. _ galvanized steel Stock tanks wont dry up cant burst and will last seven years longer than a Rock. 26-tf Luppold amp Broadie. Majestic steel ranges Triumph steel ranges Garland steel ranges cast Iron Cook stoves from $7.00 up. Good ones too a Hottenstein s hardware. Adj Stoks Takk notice. Any person or persons found shooting or breaking us is my premises will be prosecuted to the full extent of the Law. 26-3 if. E. Schlosser

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