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The day book. (Chicago, Ill.) 1911-1917, January 03, 1914, NOON EDITION, Image 9

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Prize Percherbn submitting to, preachers' first lesson in judging horse
flesh, during : "MihistersWefck" atv California-State University Farm- On
left C. R. Fisher, promihentrSunday, school., worker, who regards innova
tion as big step" toward new 'bond between clergy and laity.
Davis, Cal., . Jan. and i
pumpkins are hig' factors "in religion.
This is the verdict of TOO. California
clergymen who. recently spent "min
isters', week" at thei'State' University
farm here to familiarise .themselves
with the problems of their.' rural par
ishioners. : .
"The cost, of livings affects, souls
even, more than-bodies,-and. minis
ters must' concern, themselves with
that- fact if' they hope to?retaih their
spiritual leadership," said; C. ''R.
Fisher, general Secretary of th'e State
Sunday School Association. ,
, "The vitahtycof ,re1ibn,:iSipropor--Jloned
- largely" upon physical -welfc
being, and the efficient pastor of to
day mus understand industrial prob
lems. 'Ministers' week' at the State
Farm was designed to clarify and
-help solve these problems.'
"Ministers should visit mill, shop
and mercantile establishment, as we
have visited this demonstration farm,
,'and- geti acquainted with the six-day
life ofthose who toil. Then the pas
torcbuld translate religion iilto terms
o'f vocation, linking the spiritual and
-material' closer;"
Of many races and all denomina
tions, were the frock-coated attend
, ants. They got up at sunrise, helped
' with tfre.'iriilkjng and chores.and.kept

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