Atlantic Union Gleaner
«Lift up your eyes, and look on the fields; for they are white already to harvest*
VOL. XXXV SOUTH LANCASTER, MASS., OCTOBER 14, 1936 No. 41
Harvest Ingathering at
Atlantic Union College
THE student body of Atlantic a senior inquired what the goal from house to house; some re-
Union College are making an un- would total if each student and each mained at home and gave the earn-
usual record this year in the Har- member of the faculty assumed the ings from their day's work. The
vest Ingathering campaign. Before individual goal set for him by the report which followed was most
the matter was brought to the at- General Conference. Learning that encouraging. It revealed that the
tention of the students at the chap- this would amount to $1,800, he various bands had increased their
el hour, some members of the fac- moved that this should be the goal amounts by sums ranging from $8
ulty, who had talked the matter of Atlantic Union College, and that to $95. One band, working in one
over, felt that since the goal last it should be reached in twenty days. town only, has received through so-
year was $1,000, and a little more Enthusiasm ran high. The motion liciting and singing, $183. Some
than that amount had been raised, prevailed. excellent contacts have been made.
it. might be advisable to set a goal It was agreed that on the follow- The students have had many fine
of possibly $1,200 this year. Dr. ing day all classes should be sus- ..experiences. In. some instances
E. Malcolm Hause, head of the His- pended and teachers and students prayer has been offered with and
tory Department, was in charge of should participate in a general field for persons in special need. Names
the general plans. His assistants day. Every available car in the of many interested persons have
assigned the territory, arranged for community was pressed into serv- been taken, and literature will be
transportation, and divided the stu- ice. Groups scattered in all direc- sent to them. The second field day
dents into eighteen bands with a tions. They worked hard and did netted $616.97, making a total of
faculty member and a student as- not return until late in the evening. $1,391.01 reported at the end of
sistant in charge of each band. The next morning a tired but loyal nine days.
On Monday, September 28, the student body assembled for chapel, The singing bands are still work-
chapel hour was devoted to the and the various bands reported. As ing. On the evening after the Sab-
Harvest Ingathering campaign. Dr. each reported, the amount was bath, despite the weather, a few
Hause presented to the students the placed on the blackboard. Some groups went out to do street work.
plan of working and the band of the conference officials and the There will not be another general
groups with their leaders, then he pastor of the South Lancaster field day, but experienced students
asked the students to set the goal for church were present and reported will be excused from their classes
the college. A most interesting dis- what they had done for the college. on Tuesday and allowed to spend
cussion followed. Several goals The amounts totaled $774.04. the day in soliciting for the fund.
were suggested, ranging from Hands clapped for joy. Tt is hoped that before the week
$1.000 to $2,000. Finally, in spite In the meantime singing bands, is over, Atlantic Union College will
of a strong effort on the part of with student directors, had been or- have reached its goal of $1,800. It
some to make it more, a motion was ganized within the various bands. was voted that this goal should be
made and seconded that the college These were going out in the eve- reached in twenty days. It looks
p-oal should be $i.TOO. After more ning. On Wednesday, October 7, now as if it may be reached in. even
discussion, the vote was taken and there was another field day. Some less time. If so, it will be because
to the surprise of many, the motion students worked in the business of the blessing of heaven and the
was defeated. Quickly somebody districts of the various cities and remarkable enthusiasm and loyalty
suggested a goal of $2.000. Then towns in their territory; some went of the students.
Saving Our Children would make her mark. Mother and
NEW YORK CONFERENCE
I were going to send her to one of
The Salvation of Our Youth our schools, but some of our friends M. V. CAMPBELL, President
J. B. FRANK, Sec.-Treas.
(Continued) thought that our schools were some- Telephone 35
Union Spring New York
how not quite good enough — did
L,ET me just touch upon an im- not give the culture and the polish
portant phase in dealing with the which our daughter needed. We The Work in the Utica District
problem of the salvation of our had the money, so we sent her to WHEN this article appears in the
youth. That is, the attitude of the New York to finish her education.
pastor to the principles of Christian GLEANER, it will have been a month
Now we would give all we possess since we came to this district. With
education. It is a well-known fact if our girl were here to worship
that half of our children and youth the excellent help of Brother Scott,
with us once more in the old home we have been able to contact the
are in worldy schools and institu- church.'
tions. Statistics reveal to us the churches frequently and to encour-
" 'Where is your daughter?' the age our people on the Sabbath and
fact that from 85 per cent to 90 per minister asked.
cent of these are lost to the denom- at the midweek services. A goodly
" 'She is somewhere receiving number of the homes in the district
ination, while on the other hand the plaudits of the crowd,' he said.
about 85 per cent of the youth in 'They call her—————' (mention- have also been visited, and those
our schools and institutions are who have not been called upon
ing the name of one of the most may look for a visit before winter
saved for the denomination. Hence popular movie stars)."
the importance of the pastor whole- sets in.
Brethren, such is the oft-repeated We trust all will realize that our
heartedly backing our denomina- tragic mistake of failure to anchor
tional schools. district leaders are carrying heavy
children to the church through the burdens, and that they not only need
Elder C. A. Russell, formerly church school. your sincere prayers, but also your
associate secretary of the Gen- OSCAR R. SNIPES. loyal support.
eral Conference Department of (To be concluded) Have you, dear reader, done your
Education, in speaking of our very best in helping to raise the
educational institutions, says: Ingathering goal by October 17? If
"The church school is the anchor Alarming not, you are one who is holding
which will keep the little craft in WITH the largest federal prison back the district and the conference
safe waters until the power devel- population in our country's history, in its God-given work. Some may
oped by academy and college at- a large percentage of them youth, not be able to get the full amount,
tainment carries it into the ocean with 36,000 killed and one million but all can do something to advance
of life, guided by the chart and injured in auto accidents on Ameri- the work while others are going far
compass of the divine word, and can highways, Christians must beyond their quota. •
finally into the harbor anchored to arouse themselves with pen, voice, In these solemn hours, when pro-
the Rock of Ages, against which all and vote to combat the alarming
the tides of unbelief and satanic bation is about to close and the
evils of intemperance. "judgments of God are in the land,"
delusion are unavailing."
Dr. Clinton N. Howard has this shall we not bend every energy to
May I use one example to illus-
to say: "The old-time saloon, or its help warn souls and save men from
trate the sad experience of many of
equivalent called by some other that dreadful day?
our youth: "Who then is a faithful and wise
"One of our ministers, on reach- name, is back again from Alaska on
ing the church one Sabbath morning the north, to the Virgin Islands on servant, whom his Lord hath made
early, before the doors had been the south, from Hawaii on the west, ruler over his household, to give
opened, found an early comer seat- to the Philippines on the east, back
ed on the church steps with his in the nation's Capitol, back in the ATLANTIC UNION GLEANER
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ference, when published dally by
ister, stepping up beside him, laid navy, back in the soldiers' homes,
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his hand on the man's shoulder and OF SEVENTH-DAY ADVENTISTS
asked: way and the Bowery, back in liquor
" 'Brother, are you in trouble ?' stores, back in the barrooms, back
in the taprooms, back in the taverns, South Lancaster. Massachusetts. U. S. A.
" 'I am, but I guess it's too late Subscription Price^ Fifty Cent* m. Year
for any one to help me,' he replied, back in the dance halls, back in inns,
back in politics, and back in the EVA M. LINSCOTT EDITOR
lifting a tear-stained face to the
grocery stores, department stores, Entered at South Lancaster, Mass.,
minister. as second-class matter. Acceptance for
" 'Tell me about it,' said the min- drug stores, confectionery stores, mailing: at a special rate of postage
nrovided for in section 1103, Act of
ister. 'We can at least pray.' restaurants, lunchrooms, gas sta- Oct. S. 1917. authorized Feb. 20, 1919.
"This is the story he told: tions, bus depots, poolrooms,
recreation centers, back with The GLEANER is sent to persons outside
" 'She was such a beautiful and the Atlantic Union only upon receipt of
attractive girl. Everybody said she (Concluded on page 8) *h" ^nhcrrtMion price-
Two Atlantic Union Gleaner
them meat in due season? Blessed Brother Frank and the writer have
is that servant, whom his lord when both filled the office of home mis- GREATER NEW YORK
he cometh shall find so doing." sionary secretary in other confer- W. A. NELSON. President
J. B. OSTERBLOM. Sec.-Treas.
Matt. 24145, 46. ences, and are thoroughly ac- Telephone, Lonflracre 5«7258
H. P. GRAM, Dist. Supt. quainted with the needs of the 1501 Broadway New York. N. Y.
department. Mrs. J. B. Frank has
had wide and successful experience
Elder Munger Called to
in Sabbath school work, and we
Review and Herald 1937 Foreign Mission Budget
feel that this department will pros-
THE Review and Herald Publish- per under her direction.
ing Association recently extended a ONE of the heavy problems that
M. V. CAMPBELL. will confront the Autumn Council
call to Elder M. E. Munger, home
missionary and Sabbath school sec- in session the latter part of this
retary of the New York Confer- Weddings month will be making up the budget
ence, to join its staff as circulation H. EI.TON ROACH and Esther for next year's foreign mission pro-
manager. After prayerful consid- Tollerton were united in marriage gram. In a recent letter W. E.
eration, Elder Munger accepted this at 2 P. M., Sunday, October 4, 1936, Nelson, treasurer of the General
call, and will be leaving in a few in the Rochester, N. Y., Seventh- Conference, writes:
days to take up - his new work at day Adventist church, in the pres- "At this time of the year when
Washington, D. C. ence of a few relatives and friends, the budgets are being made up for
During the three years that Elder the writer officiating. the year 1937, we hear from the
Munger has labored in the New Both of these young people were division presidents and their staffs,
York Conference, he has demon- graduated, in September, from the setting forth some of the needs of
strated his ability as a promoter, School of Nursing of the New Eng- the field." Elder Nelson then quotes
and the two departments under his land Sanitarium and Hospital, M el- from a letter he received from J. F.
direction have prospered. To the rose, Mass. They will make their Wright, vice-president for the South
very last day of service, he contin- home at Washington, D. C. May African Division. Elder Wright
ued his leadership in the Harvest their united lives be blessed of says:
Ingathering campaign, which is pro- heaven, and be a blessing in the
gressing so successfully. As a con- service of the Lord. " 'The work is growing beyond us
ference, we feel honored by the CLAUDE E. ELDRIDGE. and how to answer these calls I
selection of one of our laborers to ——o—— do not know. I can hardly sleep
fill so important a post as the one nights because of this. We certain-
to which Elder Munger has been FOREST WALLACE MONTGOMERY, ly did appreciate what the brethren
called. As he takes up his duties of Schroon Lake, N. Y., and Mrs. did last year to help us answer some
in this wider field of usefulness, we Alfarettia M. Sowards, of Mt. Ver- of these calls. The calls press in
wish him success and the blessing non, Ohio, were united in marriage upon us this time even more than
by Elder M. V. Campbell, Wednes- one year ago. However, it seems
of God. day, September 30. The ceremony
M. V. CAMPBELL. as though we shall just have to
took place before a small group of close our ears to most of them and
relatives and friends, the out-of- try to catch up with what we al-
Change in Department Heads state guests being Mrs. Richard ready have in hand .... The
UNTIL such time as a successor Cameron, of New Jersey, and Mr. Lord must send us help from some
is selected to take up the work and Mrs. Robert Kline, of Mt. Ver- source. So I appeal to you for
which Elder M. E. Munger is leav- non, Ohio. Mrs. Kline is a sister some increase in the base rate at
ing to accept a call to act as circula- of the bride. this Autumn Council in order to
tion manager of the Review and The ceremony, which took place help us with problems that almost
Herald, temporary provision has shortly after noon, was solemnized crush us to the ground. And in
been made for the Home Mission- at the Montgomery home in making this statement I am just
ary and Sabbath School Depart- Schroon Lake. A reception and a presenting the plain facts, which I
ments. In the Home Missionary brief wedding trip followed. The am called upon to face, and I don't
Department Brother J. B. Frank many friends of Mr. and Mrs. know how to face them without
has been asked to take over the Montgomery join in wishing them help .... Well, dear brethren,
office work, and the writer has been God's blessing. there are many things I could lay
asked to take over the field work. upon your hearts, but as stated in
Mrs. J. B. Frank has been invited the beginning, I do not want to add
to take charge of the Sabbath "To be able to rejoice whole- to your burdens where it is possible
School Department. heartedly, without even a trace of for us to get by. But the foregoing
It was the feeling of the com- envy, in the good fortune of one's is beyond me, and I appeal to you
mittee that this arrangement will friends—there lies a secret of real to help us when the Budget Com-
give good care to both departments. enjoyment." mittee meets.' "
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Similar appeals, asking for in- courage. So the carpenter encour- voice proclaiming the third angel's
creased appropriations to meet the aged the goldsmith, and he that message would never be heard oth-
urgent calls to enter the opening smootheth with the hammer him erwise, we could not easily unload
opportunities that are facing this that smote the anvil, saying, It is the burden and let a golden oppor-
movement in every mission field, ready for the sodering: and he fast- tunity pass. We are sure that God
will come to the Fall Council from ened it with nails, that it should not would have been displeased had we
the ends of the earth. The leaders be moved." (Isaiah 41:6, 7) failed in this instance. And we
in the respective mission stations Let us all encourage every mem- hope you will feel an equal burden
are looking to the Fall Council and ber in every church to do his full with us. It means the careful prep-
the Fall Council looks to us. In- part. May the blessing of the Lord aration of two messages each week;
creased Harvest Ingathering funds attend each one! the large correspondence that al-
will make possible increased ap- W. A. NELSON. ways attends radio work, in addi-
propriations by the Autumn Coun- tion to the regular routine work in
cil to the mission fields to answer
in part the needs that press so NORTHERN NEW ENGLAND the district; and an active part in
W. H. HOWARD. President hall and tent efforts, and campaigns.
heavily upon the hearts of our for- J. E. EDWARDS. Sec.-Treas.
We are glad to take hold of this
eign missionaries. Telephone 54O
55 So. Main St. Rocheater, N. H. task and spend our energies in mak-
I cease not to be grateful for the ing it successful, but we are de-
wonderful response that is coming pending on you for spiritual and
from every section of the confer- Home Bible Study Hour financial aid. We hope you will
ence in this year's Harvest Ingath- WCSH Portland devote time each day asking God
ering program. The Lord truly is Every Tuesday and Thursday irom to illuminate hearts, and cause men
blessing in a wonderful way. The 2:15 to 2:30 p. m. and women everywhere to yield
report from the churches for last
week again showed an increase of LET us all take advantage of this themselves to the truths of this
$2,392.41. This does not include wonderful opportunity of spreading
the message far and wide over hills Along with your prayers, we ap-
the report that came from one of
the churches too late to be included. and mountains and valleys, into the peal to you for financial help. We
Our total at the close of the first cities, towns, and villages of this believe there are those who could
four weeks of the campaign is section of old New England. Here. possibly place $1,000 at the disposal
$15,440.28. Spring Valley attained where the message was born and of the conference to use in this
"minute man" standing with an in- cradled, let it be proclaimed with plan. There are others who could
crease of $2.98 a member, giving new emphasis, and carried into the give sums of $500, $100, $75, $50,
the church a per capita of $11.11. homes over the vast area of Maine, $25, and $10. Probably some of
The Newburgh church reached its New Hampshire, Vermont, Massa- you will say our faith in asking for
goal with a per capita of $10.46 chusetts, Eastern Canada, and No- one thousand dollars is presump-
and the Babylon church reached a va Scotia by utilizing the facilities tuous. Well, brethren, we are liv-
of Radio Station WCSH in Port- ing in a time when great faith is
per capita of $10.02. The Temple
land, Maine. required to finish the work of the
Church, with its 410 members, had
Our local radio broadcast will Lord. We are going to see people
a gain of $1.14 a member. The
following nine churches had a gain probably do this field more good everywhere place their idle means
than any other attempt now being in God's hands for the triumph of
last week of $i or more per capita:
made to reach the people in this the work. And you who give,
Spring Valley $2.98
Swedish Brooklyn 2.03 field. And it should be the burden though it may be a sacrifice, will
Jugoslavian 1.66 of every .Seventh-day Adventist one day feel well repaid when, in
Hungarian 1.21 who hears these broadcasts to give the earth made new, souls will be
Danish-Norwegian 1.20 all the support he can to make it there for eternity because you were
German New York 1.19 liberal with the Lord. We earnest-
Temple 1.14 successful.
Italian Brooklyn 1.02 We gave much thought to this ly pray that your hearts will be
Newburgh l.oo radio work before consenting to touched, and that God's work will
Other churches, not listed here, lead out in it. The task of handling a,ppeal to you in an unusual way
are pressing on in a strong way the work in the Portland Dis- just now. Every one should sign
with a good report each week. Many trict is big enough for any man one of the pledge cards sent out
members reaching the "minute without this added responsibility. recently by the conference, or send
man" goal continue to press on, However, we were not drafted into in a check so we can have the cash
helping others in the church and it, and we could very easily have to pay the expense of the broadcast-
working for the church goal. This avoided it had we followed the path ing, the correspondence work that
is working in harmony with the of least resistance. But in consid- will be carried on, and purchase
statement of Isaiah, "They helped ering the possibilities of the radio, literature for follow-up work.
everyone his neighbor; and every and the need of spreading the mes- We are going to keep our mem-
one said to his brother, Be of good age into homes where a preacher's bership informed in regard to the
Page Four Atlantic Union Gleaner
progress of the work. Elder three years he had been agitating An Open Letter to the Northern
Houghton is going to give us a the Sabbath question until today Maine District
portion of his home missionary let- members of his family and others,
ter each month to tell you all about making seven in all, are keeping the Dear Fellow-Believers:
the interests created over the field. Sabbath. They are still attending SEVERAL weeks ago I promised
In addition, we will use the columns other churches, as there is no Sev- you a report of our effort in Rock-
of the GLEANER from time to time enth-day Adventist church in that land. Earlier this past summer I
that our people over the New Eng- city. told you of the good interest at the
land States may know the success After calling a meeting of these tent, and naturally you are wonder-
of our broadcasting. We are sure persons at a few hours' notice, we ing what the results have been.
as these reports come in that the met eight. Wre understand there We have organized a fine Sabbath
spirit of the thing will grip your were others who would have been school that is functioning in an ex-
hearts as it has ours. glad to attend, but since the time cellent way. It is a real inspiration
Let every Adventist everywhere was limited they were not notified. to see these new ones take hold of
throughout the field assist in send- Another report has come that the message. If we are able to get
; ng out the light for this time that there are Sabbath keepers in Wood- a church this fall, we expect to bap-
*he message may truly return with land. Another load of Ingatherers tize ten or twelve adults. There are
power to the East. is to visit this city and search out a number of others whom we hope
H. W. WALKER. these interested persons. to baptize next spring.
If we as a people could realize Our Sunday night meetings are
the two-fold object of Ingathering, well attended; we also have two cot-
Notice —the gathering of funds to keep tage meetings in progress. The
ELDER B. M. PRESTON and A. M. the work going in foreign fields, and success of our work here depends
Barnhardt will plan to join with the searching out of interested ones, on personal work, which of course
the Concord and Manchester — I am sure more would be willing takes time.
churches for their Sabbath services, to do their part in this soul-winning May I state it in another way?
October 17. We trust that a large work. The success of our-work depends
number will be out to enjoy the Many wish to be ministers, Bible upon you as individuals. If we
colporteur experiences that will be workers, and soul winners, yet they must take our time to do your work,
related at this time. sre neglecting the important work the effort will not yield so good a
There may be those in this section at hand—the searching for souls at harvest. I refer to the Harvest In-
of the field who have wanted to their own doors. We thank God gathering. In a recent letter I
talk to these leaders about the lit- for these interested ones found by 1 quoted from the Spirit of proph-
erature ministry. If so, you will the members of the Lubec church. ecy where the statement is made
have an opportunity at this time. "Behold, I will send for many that there are too many "idlers in
fishers, saith the Lord, and they the market place."
shall fish them; and after will I One good sister, who always does
Persons Found Keeping the send for many hunters, and they more than her part, really took the
Sabbath shall hunt them from every moun- matter to heart. Although she has
THE Lubec church recently held tain, and from every hill, and out been nearly blind all summer, yet
an Ingathering field day at East- of the holes of the rocks." Jer. she has solicited over $20. I wish
port, Maine. At the close of the 16:16. somehow each believer in the dis-
day every soliciter reported coming V/hen every member in the trict would take the matter as seri-
in contact with those who were Northern New England Confer- ously. I am making this appeal to
agitated over the Sabbath question. ence becomes a hunter for souls, those who are doing nothing. If
Some had come in contact with not alone shall we get our Ingather- a!j had put forth a little effort, more
Sabbath keepers, and those who ing goal, but we shall find many might have been accomplished. As
were considering the matter of souls to gather into the kingdom. it is, we are far behind what should
keeping the seventh day. October is the crucial month in have been done. I appeal to each
The following day I went to in- Ingathering. Every church officer of you individually to do your part.
vestigate, and found that the jan- and member will need to continue Do not think about the largeness of
itor of the Baptist church was the preaching courage and to work to the church goal, but think of the
prime mover in this Sabbath agita- reach the goal of $6,000 between smallness of your individual goal.
tion. He was formerly a Catholic, now and November 5. Then the church ' goal will be
who left that church, studied the Mav the foregoing experience stir reached—if you get yours.
Bible for himself, and decided that us to faithfulness and activity. Will you not put forth an earnest
the Sabbath of the fourth com- A. HOUGHTON. effort during October to get your
mandment was still to be kept. No goal ?
Seventh-day Adventist or colpor- "KEEP your fears to yourself, but Sincerely your brother,
teur had ever visited him. For share your courage with others." C. M. PIKE, Dist. Supt.
Atlantic Union Gleaner Page Five
thus help us to "Put it over in that a number of persons will fully
SOUTHERN NEW ENGLAND October." accept our message.
F. D. WELLS, President
C. H. GERALD. Sec.-Treas. We are very anxious to receive The young men are continuing
Telephone. Clinton 255
South Lancaster Bfa»»achiuett> a report from every church to Oc- their colporteur work, and at the
tober 17, as we wish to wire totals same time are holding Sunday night
to Elder Wells at the Fall Council. meetings in one of the halls in Mer-
Harvest Ingathering We are pleased to note the good rimac. We should like to ask the
strides our Boston Temple has been prayers of our people that they may
Progressographs making in recent weeks. Five $300 gather much fruit from their labors.
weeks in October would be a mighty FRANK D. WELLS.
WITH Harvest Ingathering totals
forward step to their goal.
of about $20,700 to the end of Sep-
South Lancaster likewise will
tember, we find ourselves just-about
even with last year, and wish to show improved figures for Octo- Junior Harvest Ingathering
ber, as our Atlantic Union College,
thank all of our loyal members who THE Juniors of the Springfield
in a fine-spirited meeting, set a
have made this good report possible. No. 2 church took their Ingathering
goal of $1,800 to be raised in twen-
As our camp meeting this year came seriously when they raised a goal
a week later, these figures are very ty days, which is $800 ahead of
of $50 in just twenty hours. The
last year. About thirty-five cars
encouraging. church goal was $250. Before Oc-
went out on the first field day and
Our New Haven District has their first report, including the re- tober i these few Juniors raised
passed the victory line, and in a $125 on the church goal. Sister
sults of the field day, was $774—
very short time every church in the Orr, their faithful leader, expresses
a fine start indeed!
district will have averaged the her appreciation of their good work.
"minute man" goal of at least Surely these children are receiving
$11.11 a member. We appreciate the right training for God's work.
this fine example of loyalty on the After the first field day, the Jun-
part of the leader and people of An Interesting Experience iors of the Normal school at South
this district. We are always encouraged over Lancaster reported about $25. They
Our New Haven church alone has interesting experiences of the work- are working very hard during the
earned thirty-nine honor buttons, ers in this field. Shortly after campaign.
and their singing band has raised camp meeting, our committee ar- Our Worcester Juniors reached
over $300. ranged it so that Brother Carlyle the twenty-five dollar mark about
The Swedish District likewise is Nelson and Brother Wilford Gray, October i. The Bridgeport Juniors,
aiming to make every one of its two of our young men who had been though few in number, are setting
churches ^'minute man" churches, doing faithful colporteur work, a good example in soliciting. Bos-
and three of the four have won this could hold a series of meetings in ton No. 2's Juniors have worked so
one of our tents at Merrimac, Mass. industriously that we can hardly
distinction now. We also look for
the New Bedford District to be in The L,ord seemed to guide in all (Concluded on pagg 8)
the honor class in the very near of the plans in getting the lot, elec-
tricity, piano, etc. They had a fair OBITUARY NOTICE
future. attendance from the very first, and
Our Portuguese District is doing we are glad to report that it looks
faithful work, and fifty "minute favorable now for them to have PETTENGILL.—Edwin S. Pettengill
man" pins have been earned by our some fruit as a result of their work. was born Feb. 6, 1877, and died at his
New Bedford Portuguese church Brother Nelson gave an experi- home on Cliff Island, Maine, Sept. II,
.alone. ence of one of the families where 1936. He leaves his wife and three
Elder Saunders personally re- the wife, when a young girl, had children, besides many relatives and
ported good progress in the Wor- a very interesting dream. She friends, to mourn his death. Funeral
cester District recently. He has dreamed of seeing a wonderful sun- services were held in the Seventh-day
called for forty-six "minute man" set. It was the most beautiful she Adventist church, and the remains laid
pins for the Worcester church thus had ever seen. She saw flames on to rest in the beautiful little cemetery
far.. every side. It made a very deep on the island to await the coming of
May we again remind all our impression on her mind. When Jesus. W. A. Bickford, the elder of the
church treasurers to be sure to mail the tent meetings were held this church, gave the scripture reading and
a weekly report card very early each dream was repeated. When the offered prayer. Words of comfort were
week, so that the exact progress of beautiful truths of our message spoken by the writer. The members
the campaign may be known to the were preached by these young men, of the church and a large circle of
conference and union at the end of this woman took a very keen inter- friends extend to Sister Pettengill and
each week. est and believed that God was try- her three small children their heart-felt
We appeal to every loyal member ing to impress her with the impor- sympathies in this hour of their sorrow.
promptly to get or give his part and tance of this truth. It seems now HOWARD W. WALKER.
flag* Six Atlantic Union Gleaner
THE COLPORTEUR EVANGELISTS'
REPORT FOR WEEK ENDING OCTOBER 3, 193S
Name Place jBk| Hrs Total Del Name Place |Bk| Hrs! Total | Del
Northern New England, A. M. Bamhardt, Field Secretary Greater New York (Continued)
D. P.-C. E. Waldo, Caribou, Me BR 00 105 50 7 75 Mrs. J. Brown, NYC BR 23 2965 7 70
Mrs. Woodward, Woodstock, Vt BPS 35 ii 00 27 25 Mrs. M. Whidbee, NYC BR 18 31 40 6 60
Doris Zorilla, Barre, Vt BL 30 oo 7 75 Mrs. J. Halbert, Mt. Vernon OD 16 5 75 IS oo
Harry Woodward, Woodstock, Vt BR 31 35 75 M. J. Robinson, NYC BR 16 2875 30
Vera Putnev, Barre. Vt BL 29 9 75 Mrs. C. Stanley, NYC BR 13 i? So 10 00
Harold Colburn, Randolph, Me RJ 27 20 35 So Mrs. S. Prince, NYC 13 7 oo
*Mrs. H. Woodward, Reading, Vt BPS 14 15 75 4 00 A. Colporteur, Queens Co. Mag 13 14 70 14 70
Port Time Workers C. Conners, NYC BR IO 22 25 3 25
W. E. Gerald, Belgrade, Me W-H-LH I2O oo I2O oo Mrs. Y. Wimberly, NYC BR 6 10 25 ii 50
F. H. Cotton, Worcester, Vt W 7 50 7 50 Mrs. C. A. Adams, NYC Mag 2O 00 20 oo
Edith Pierce, Portland, Me LH 2 25 2 25 Mrs. A. Jenson, NYC 12 SO 12 50
Russell Marchand, Rochester, NH LH I 50 I 50 Louise Oberschlake, NYC Mag 6 oo 6 00
Hilda Campbell, Candia, NH LH I 50 I 50 Austell Johnson, NYC 3 oo 3 oo
Mrs. A. Houghton, Rochester, NH LH 8 70 8 70 A. J. Addicks, Staten Island Mag 3 oo 3 00
H. E. Johnson, St. Johnsbury, Vt W 2 IO 2 IO A Canvasser Mag 77 50 77 50
Mrs. N. B. Lowe, Northfield, M W I 50 I 50 T. Cadogan Mag IO 00 IO 00
Mrs. R. McPhail, Milltown, Me W 2 50 2 50 Mrs. C. S. Countryman Mag 35 75 35 75
15 Colporteurs 227 *J\J:r 90 230 55
Colporteur Spanish Mag 35 oo 35 oo
*Week ending September 25 34 Colporteurs 6811026 76 5^0 31
New York, I. M. Evans, Field Secretary **Week ending September 26
H. L. Shirey, Arcade Misc 45 43 oo bi 50 Southern New England, W. D. Fleming, Field Secretary
R. E. Smart, Cambridge BLP 43 37 75 10 So Joseph Jarry, Dalton, M PP 35 34 oo 4 25
H. J. H. Albright, Tompkins Co. Misc 43 30 75 18 75 C. H. Walters, Providence, RI BLP 32 27 oo 13 oo
O. H. Johnson, Canandaigua 'BR 41 20 So i 25 Samuel Lombard, Plymouth, M OD 31 52 So
Earl Hilliard, Fulton Co. BPS 38 IS oo 10 15 *C. H. Walters, Providence, RI BLP 18 50
Floyd Hilliard, Fulton Co. BPS,BTS 37 24 95 15 45 *Carlyle Nelson, Amesbury, M PP 23 24 50 2 oo
Harry F. Mills, Windsor BR.BPS 36 44 25 7 75 Mrs. May Briggs, Boston, M Mag 28 40 30 40 30
L. D. Dryer, Windsor BR 34 35 65 3 65 Mrs. M. Walters, Providence, RI BTS 27 36 oo 70 50
Emma Hicks RJ 33 16 25 4 25 Mrs. Edith Waters, 'Boston, M Mag 26 25 05 25 05
Mildred Mills, Syracuse Mag 29 ii 40 ii 40 *Mrs. M. Walters, Providence, RI BTS 23 57 50
Isabel Benjamin, 'Binghamton Mag 25 18 30 18 30 J. M. Wiegert, Brookline, M GC 20 5 25 21 75
Edith Gilmore, Syracuse BTS 17 4 oo 13 So Anne Snopley, Hartford, C Mag 19 17 65 17 65
A. R. Evans, Moravia BR.BTS IS 8 oo 13 25 *Mary Mayall, Stamford, C Mag 20 12 95 12 95
Frank Welsher, Rochester Mag 2 4 50 4 50 Wilford Gray, Amesbury, M PP 13 20 50 9 75
Miss A. Ishkanian, Utica Misc 6 12 6 12 Donald Kenyon, Willimantic, C GC 8 8 75
15 Colporteurs 43« 320 42 200 32 Part Time Workers
Greater New York, R. G. Campbell, Field Secretary Mrs. Mable Jones, Springfield, M Mag 10 80 IO 80
Hiram Morrell, Clinton, M Mag 5 85 85
Y. Wimberly, NYC BR 41 71 75 ii 95 Randall Bohmer, New Britain, C Mag ii 825 8 25
D. A. Hammond, Jamaica GC 37 25 00 7 50 Cleone Woods, Springfield, M Mag IO OO IO 00
R. Robinson, NYC DA 36 97 oo 12 45 Arline Clark, Springfield, M Mag 4 40 oo 40 oo
L Norheim, Brooklyn RJ 36 40 20 3 25 Mrs. Tourtellotte, Springfield M Mag 52 50 52 50
Mrs. C. L. Effs, NYC GC 29 60 18 oo Mrs. Hill, New Bedford, M
Mrs. A. Robinson, NYC GC 30 46 60 17 85 Mrs. Brown, Boston, M
8 oo 8 00
30 oo 30 oo
M. Butler, NYC 'BR 28 33 45 30 45 Mrs. Chaffin, Springfield, M Mag 27 oo 27 00
E. Henley, NYC PP 26 39 55 20 30 Mrs. Booth, Milford, C Mag 18 oo 18 00
**E. Henley, NYC PP 24 23 50 7 75 Mrs. E. Anderson, E. Hartford, C Misc 22 10 22 IO
Esther Nelson, NYC PP 23 69 75 13 80
Mrs. F. Mitchell, NYC DA 22 50 75 5 50
Siri Nelson, Providence, RI Misc 53 50 53 50
23 oo 23 00 Vincent Borges, New Bedford, M Mag 30 oo 30 00
Mr. and Mrs. J. Murray, NYC Mag 20 Miscellaneous, Boston, M Mag 68 75 68 75
G. Ruhl, Staten Island RJ 20 9 25 4 oo Mrs. K. Donovan, Haverhill, M Mag 5 oo
Mrs. S. Bowen, NYC PP 17 25 55 2 05 5 oo
Part Time Workers 27 Colporteurs 356 765 20 601 95
W. F. Gaskin, Brooklyn 18 IO 2 05 *Week ending September 23
*Mrs. I. W. Robertson, NYC 06 16 76 21 OI Totals Hrs | Total Del
*Mrs. S. A. Joseph, NYC 31 36 95 29 00 91 Colporteurs 1702 228? oy IW n
ADVERTISEMENTS carlines. Mrs. Hazel Lewis, 2O-a Oak with Mushrooms, 4-30^ cans, $i. Add IO%
Square Ave., Brighton, Mass. to your remittance covering charges. All
PLUMBER with 20 years' experience
would like to hear from some good Sio orders sent free. R. I. HEALTH FOOD
S. D. A. MASTER plumber in regard to CENTER, No. 119 ONTARIO ST., Piscm-
work at good business location in Penn- VEGEX, lb., $i, 5 Ibs., $4.50; U-Will- DENCE, R. I
sylvania or New York State. C. T. Like-It Apricot-Date Nut Spread, Vita-
Rauch, 887 Bancroft St., Toledo, Ohio. mized by our special process, jar 25^;
Brown Rice (or) lentils, 3 Ibs., 25^, 13 "THE optimist is the one who
Ibs., $i; Psyllium Seed, 7 Ibs., $i; Malted
TO LET—Sunny and quiet room, $3 Milk, 3 Ibs., $i; Fig Cereal Coffee Sub- keeps alive the joy derived from
a week; one minute's walk frc m two stitute, lb., 25<S, 5 Ibs., $i; Gluten Stew common things."
Atlantic Union Gleaner Page Seven
1936 Union Hundreds have already been
Harvest Ingathering Help your church and confer- Radio Log
Honor Roll ence reach its full goal and roll Broadcasting by John Ford under
of Churches Having Reached back the darkness. supervision of the General Conference
ANOL GRUNDSST. Radio Commission:
$10 Per Capita
WJJD, Chicago, m. 1130 kilo.
Greater New York Sunday. 9:00 to 9:15 a. m.
1. Kingston Alarming WJR, Detroit. Mlch 750 kilo.
3. Spring Valley (Concluded from page 2) Sunday, 9:30 to 9:45 a. m.
4. Newburgn WBAL. Baltimore, Md. 1060 kilo.
5. Babylon young girls as barmaids, back . Sunday, 10:00 to 10:15 a. m.
New York with youth of both sexes in WSM. Nashville, Tenn. 650 kilo
.2. Watertenvn their teens as customers, back in WOL.. Washington, D. C.
WDEL,, Wilmington, Del.
3. Perry all its calamitous consequences, in W1P, Philadelphia, Pa. 610 kilo
4. Amsterdam WMCA, New York City 670 kilo
numbers far exceeding anything the WIXBS, Waterbury. Conn. 1630 kilo
7. Saranac Lake country has ever known in the his- WPRO, Providence, R. I.
WMBX, Boston. Mass.
9. Cattarau^us tory of liquor legalization, the places WLNH. Laconia, N. H. 1610 kilo
Snnclay. 19:15 to 10:30 a. m.
11. Jamestown Swedish
of such sale increasing from 177,000
WPTF, Raleigh, N. C. 680 kilo.
12. Schenectady prior to prohibition to over 500,000. Sonday, 10:30 to 10:45 a. m.
Northern New England With the largest federal prison pop-
1. Houlton Broadcasting by electrical transcrip-
2. Falmouth ulation in the country's history, with tion on General Conference rental plan
3. Berlin is now available to all North American
4. St. Johnsbury one fifth of the prison population conferences and churches. Apply at
n. Lebanon of the country still in their teens,
6. Bath once to W. E. Howell, Secretary Radio
7. Jamaica with 558,744 arrests for intoxica- Commission, Takoma Park. Washing-
S. So. Harrison
Southern New England tion in 369 American cities and ton. D. C.
36,000 killed and over. 1,000,000 in-
3. Waterbury jured in automobile accidents on
4. Springfield No. 2
5. Hudson . American highways in the calendar about what the children are doing.
6. Martha's Vineyard
7. Worcester Swedish
year 1935, the saloon moves for- All together, boys and girls, for a
8. Gardner ward." successful Harvest Ingathering!
9. New Haven No. 1
10. Springfield No. 2 The New York Daily News of Will we accomplish the task by No-
11. Westerly July 26. 1936, says :
Bermuda vember i ?
1. Hamilton "Alcoholism is definitely on the LOUISE C. KXEUSER.
.3. St. George increase in New York—if medical
We have listed the foregoing- records can be taken as a barometer.
In 1034, Bellvue admitted. 7,649 DIRECTORY
churches in the order in which they
have reached their goals as reported cases of acute alcoholism; in -1935, Atlantic Union Conference
to us: • o 139 cases were brought in, and for
Telephone, Clinton 682
the first six months of 1936 alco-
Week Ending Oct. 3, 1936
holic admissions were at the rate of Office Address — South Lancaster,
Conference______Past Wk. To Date 12.378 for the year." Mass.
Greater New York 2392 41 1544° 2& Help scatter temperance litera- President—W. H. Heckman.
New York 1769-11 14721 72 Secretary-Treasurer—I. G. Ortner.
No.' New England 339 41 6614 33 ture, which is a very effective way
So. New England 1481 oo 20481 oo to get facts before the people. Educational and Missionary Volunteer
Bermuda Reports Monthly 1350 78 ANOI, GR Secretary—E. A. vonPohle.
Union 5981 93 58608 H Field Miss. Sec.—B. M. Preston.
Sister H. W. Clark, of Morris- Home Miss. Sec.—Anol Grundset.
Junior Harvest Ingathering
Negro Dept. Secretary—G. E. Peters.
ville, Vt, solicited $22.25 in five (Concluded from page 6}
hours. keep up with their figures. Spring-
A business man, hard to contact, field No. i has made a fine start, Sunset Table
who had not given before, was ap- too. In fact, our Junior Societies (Standard Time)
proached at ""eight- o'clock in the generally are doing their honest Oct. 16 Oct. 23
morning, and the call netted twen- part for missions. New York City 5:16 5:05
ty-five, dollars. True the saying, We must speak a good word for Union Springs, N. Y. 5 :22 5:11
"The early bird catches the worm." the Primaries, who are giving the Rochester, N. H. 4:56 4:44
The beautiful "minute of mis- older youth real surprises. A small So. Lancaster, Mass. 4:58 4:45
sions" pin is awarded to all seniors regiment of tiny tots are demon- Add i minute for each 13 miles
who reach the $11.11 goal, and all strating their ability to do great west. Subtract r minute for each
juniors up to fifteen years of age things for God. We should appre- 13 miles east.
who bring $5.56 to the treasury. ciate hearing from our leaders more
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