February THE. CHRISTIAN CONSERVATOR. Ie train. On to the aDnual cODfereDces. We· are further of the ever, and June 22nd, iu the Church of Santa A telegram received at Shangha tl,re need~d. opinion that some provision should be made for Maria, in Rome, he read his recantation in these ICilsng. announces that Chinese in cburch is set at least a small amouDt of fUDds to pay the Deces words: "I, Galileo, OD' my heDded knees before tured the city of Chang Lo, Janu 1899. They murdered the district vbicb we will aary expeDses of its operatioD. The lessoDs ap your Eminences, in the seventieth year of my otber officials, put to death severa in the Cily of pear to be good ... prepared and puhlished, and age, having before my eyes and touchiDg with aDd killed many Dative Christians I puwer frum Ibould bear fruit to edificatioD and aalvatioD. my bands the Holy Gospels, do curse and detest .the heresy of the earth's movemeDtI" He rose to ceive power, his feet, aDd UDder tbe weight of aD eDlightened The Chicago Record aDDOUDC· Jon you." 1 Near tbe close of last year, Bishop Wright com conscience, he exclaimed, -.' It 'fflQ/Jt3/" In two teorlaDce at tbe Odd Fellows lod 'y preaching mUDicated lome facts, takeD from the old IndiaDa words he renounced bis" recantation. Rome is in isfactory. and that in some loc~J conference journal, concerning the ministry of tolerant, and in matters of reHgioD are in great bership i. declining. Tbe Odd Fe <)wisdom, but. Rev. Aaron Farmer, to his danghter, Mrs. Sarah error, as they were as to the eartb.. a Dursery in ajuvenile lodge to ·f power, thaI. tbeir prestige and lost fortuoes. .e wisdom of Ann Smith, of Biggs, California. Acknowledg iDg its receipt, she wrote him, J aDuary 20th, as Our hrethren have triumpbed in tbeir property is r,herefore rights at Harmony OD KeDton missio"D, Auglaize ost is needed, follows: .' coDference. The Liberals tried to remove tbe Personals. t how is tbis "Your letter is received, aDd I am very glad to fur-Diture of die church. Tbey put an iDjuDctioD on it forbiddiDg our b,rethren to use the church; Rev. A. J. Stemen i. engaged in : be emptied get it. I had read the meDtion made of my Elida, Ohio. they locked it aDd advertised it for sale. It was ·m fur It. A father, in the Church History, hut was glad to supposed to be sold, aDd tbey were about to move Dr. Flickinger returned to H 1 from secret get those additioual items. concerning his min it away. Brother MOOD, on wbose grouDd the Saturday iD I(ood health and spirit ity before the istry, wbich you have copied from the cODference bouse was built, brought suit and secured the property, and has gi\'.en us a lease of ninety· nine Our brethren are building a cb be filled with jourDai. I am still living close to Jesus, and en Gilson circuit in Rock River confer joy his preseDce daily. My health is poor. The years OD it. The Liberals do not always succeed Dvt" answer. in robbing us of our property. M. Faure. the President of Fra an agoDY he sixty-seven years that I have lived are heavy on week and M. Loubet was elected I liThe effect me DOW. A serious spell of 111. grippe left ail The heavenly state of felicity is beyond all Rev. C. Weimer held quarterly DaD availeth ments which I sha1l not lay by until I layoff this human estimate, of the most far-reacl~ing, intelli· Etna Avenue U. B. Church last S rbe ,upplic~. !lIortal, and put on immortality. '-rhen I shall be gent mind. No represeDtatioD by Milton; or city. much in its young agaiD, and shall meet the loved ODes comparison to earth's most favcr~d scenery can Mrs. B. C~ Sholl, of Banner City adequately adumbrate the City of God, the better for which she is thankful. The ch :evailed On to father and all-iD the world where there is no land. We mnst pass the portal to know the place; been revived. ~arn~t hea.rt weariness. we must partake of its bilss by actual experieDce delermine to "My husband was not a Christian when you to know it. When our enraptured eyes shall see Rev. U. Miller has succeeded wc were here; but in 1890 he sought 'and found the the place, our feet walk on its streets, we breathe at Stringtown, Auglaize confer elped spirit,, were coDverted and eil(hteen ioiDed Savior, and is DOW a bright Cbristian. He is its air, and realize what it is to be forever with id. P,alw 5l. God, p~vil!ioned in heaven, we will rejoice with now seveDty years old, and is liviog for the h9ur Rev. C. B. McDaniel, of G'erman ine iniquity, exceedlOg JOY. ports that his wife. who has been I P.alm 51: 7 when the Master ahall call him home. I bave weeks, is now recov"riDg aDd likel all be clean; lost ODe boy siDce you were here. He died iIi As the locomotive cannot run without steam power, the clock without its mainspring, so the Rev. J. T. Holmes, of Hartford snowj ma"ke peace. The other boys are at home. Ooe ha. has beeD eDgaged in a successful been crippled for some time. church caunot rUD without the Holy Spirit. e hones which Electric currents OD the muscles of the dead frog eral were converted and eight join .ide thy face "The weather has been rainy of late-just what ma.y produce motion where there is no life, 80 We learn through Professor A ne iniquitiel:i. we needed-and the farmers are in good cheer. some churches may work up a kiud of motion that his fatber, Bishop Barnahy, w and renew a "May God pour out abuDdant showers of grace without life, but it is a u-eless expenditure of an a time duriDg.the winter with la g OD his people. May he bless you in your great artificial force. Real spiritual life is quite a dif recovered. way from thy fereut thiDg. Life from regeneration aDd power work. Please write me again when you can, for Rev. G. Wil!On has assisted Rev irit frolD me. from the Spirit is real chnrch life. in 8 meeting on Hartford circuit salvation and your letter bas cheered me mucb." conference. He preached the Wo I will I teach Dr. Chiniquy, the reformed priest who died re and souls were eaved. shall be con- Rev. DaDiel Steel, D. D., of Milton, Mass., is ceDtly in MODtreal, refused to be visited by Arch Charles Sever's wife died rec,n Ie empty out known··... a most earnest, eDlighte~ed ChristiaD. bishop Bronchesi, when he was near unto d\:ath. more, Ohio. She was tbe daugh Some have criticised him for this refusal, but he friend, Tazwell Hizey. Rev. C. .Il .thfully, pray He is a .burDing aDd a ahiniDg light. He gives deserves commendation for it. If he had ad called OD to preach the funeral. of the world, the followiDg testimoDY as to the lodge: "The case mitted him the Romao church would have re ilb the Holy o!'the great .oath·bound secret orgaDizatioD.8 is ported that he recante'd, aud turued from Protes· . Timothy Wilfong, of KaDsa_, w taDtism. He' showed hi. siDcerity and good iDterested in securiog the paymen :11. pentecostal mO're serious. The solemn promise of secrecy the Publishing House, and will judgment by his conduct. 'd and' souJ. may become a SDare difficult to break when some much afllicled, but loves tbe CoN criIl'e has been committed which the lodge con the Church. Judge Williams of the Snpreme court of PeDD dones aDd voles to conceal. Another more subtle sylvanis, died JaDuary the 29,b, 1899, at the Dr. .T. K: Alwood preached t snare is in the religious forms which may be CODtiDental Hotel in Philadelphia. He was one Josiah O.good, about the last of .ssociation. Brother Osgood w&s a most fa easily mistaken· for vital ChristiaDity. MaDyare of the judges who decided agaiDst ns. Tbe papers say of bim: "Judge Williams was prominent in member of the clJurch on Morenci 'to tbe YOUDg trusting in MasoDry, Oddfellowship, or some other Ohio conference. the Masonic frsternity and was recently elected ider SOIDe ern· like society, for salvation. The prayer meetiog Right Worsbipful Grand Master of tbe GraDd Rev. J. W. Gossett, of tbe Oreg has been baving a good ~eeting n I vhich we pub is neglected to attend the lodge, and thus 'the Lodge of PeDnsylvania!' ·love of m1t.ny waxes cold.' To draw church mem in Wtl8bin~ton. Several were s cOq:Iwittee is member thi's brother kiDdly, and )&y postage h. bers into tbe lodge, tbe fee of the pastor is omitted, ID the testimoDY of W. J. Shuey in the Michi geniously we took t1im into Lhe co The people do and he is admitted scotlree, as a stool·pilleon.· I Kftn case, he was asked as to the circulation of the Rev. W. W. KDipple, ti,e Pres d by-laws can bave met maDY of these, but I bave Dever heard Religirrus Tel..cupe from 1886 to 1888. .He aD East Illinois conference, has see one of them testify that he h ad found the lodge a swered from 8,000 to 11,000 and 12,000. Before under the sun. The Elder and h lle zeal in or the commission plan originated at Fostoria in cowmiLtee of meaDS of groace. Some of them have ceased to each a handsome present, donated 1885' the circulation of t.he Telw:upe was 12,000. cuit. WhX not make donation ey t)eeID to be. atteDd because the atmosphere was too chilly for When it fan down to 8,000 under commission Elders? Even the editor of the Co society in tue tbeir spiritual life. With tears coursiDg down pre,ssure they' lost one-third of their subscribers. ceived a present of a beautiful, su , ale read by his cheeks, ODe preacher \Old me that he ODce coat from our good b'ethren in B ,11. like to help .enjoyed perfect love. aDd that he knew the hour The question of the expansion of our territorial whicb is much appreciated. wben he lost thi! pearl of great price. It was domain is before Congress and a vote has been Rev. J. H. Grim, the faithful ut one particle taken on it.. Some favor it, some are opposed. wbeu he was initiated into an oath-bouu'd society in Rock River conference, wriles u e. No means The questioD of the expaDsioD of the church is goiDg forward in Rock River co )uld fiDd faul t of very high staDdiDg. 'TheD,' said he, 'the should be coDsidered. Ou tbis there can be but of lhe brethren have beeD hiDder some one had abiding Comforter left me.' I caDDot assert that one opinion. Neglected cities and rural districts, iD holdinl( their meelings. But h would be a siD for anybody else, but with such and heathen Dations should be evaDgelized, ane. hormony and co-operation betwee of the c"mmit brought to. Christ. light'as I have, it would be a siD for me to be in aDd members throughout the cO ~r:sburg, Penn fiDaDces are better tbaD last ~a, MichiRan, itiated into an oath-bouDd secret order." Grimm is. strongly urgiDg our p Tbe Odd Fellows have their griefs witb other icbigaD. CaD classes of mankind. They erecled a mamm9th Rllccess depends on our 8piritualit ittle, a~d show When Gaiileo proclaimed that the earth re temple aL Broad and Cherry streets, Philadelphi~, ity to lhe diviDe will. societies oper volves, tbe Church of ~me, which is generally Pa. Many of the lodges oi the slate invested as Rev. Robert Harlow is succ on the wrong side of moral and scieDtific quo. loaDS th.ir surplus mODey. The temple did DOt Warrington Missiou, White Riv of the above pay, and was sold for debt, aDd the partiea and tions, demanded that he recant and renounce his .At ODe place several Liberal U is running, or lodges that made loaDS to it lost their money. were con vened. A t another plJ it, for it. seems theory. No plea of Galileo' would satisfy the twenty persons into the church, si ~ more enoour· Pope. OD June 21st, 1632, he was brought to The Hull army reor/(anizatiou bill has passed to us from the Liberal church. Properly regu face the implements of torture and death. These the lower House of Conl(I'ess, abolishiDg th.. are riot dead and lodged, or can he must- endure or recant. He was a man of army canteen, aDIl has gone to the Seuate. It is iDto life, aDd will obey 2 ('",rinth good could be take them intQ the old church, w seventy years; be felt be could DOt eDdure torture reported tbat the Senate committee will report y. We are of agoinst its 'pMs8/(e by the Seriate. The liq uor adjust to tbe chaDges of the world be recognized anct cruel death, and therelore said, I recant/" II power bas labored with th.em. We will see what tbe Scripture plan of separation, a :d be reported Hia verbal re.caDtation would not answer, how- the Senate will do. tion.
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