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Church News (Continued from Page 17.) church of New Orleans, La. The permanent committee on Young Peoples and Sunday school work of Nashville Presbytery is very much gratified over the out come of the Sunday school rallies heid during the summer, eighteen of these rallies were scheduled, and six of tuem were providentially hindered, thus leaving twelve, which proved to be very helpful to the communities which were visited. These rallies were held in country churches, and the country work was very much stimulated by them. During the fall and winter, conferences will be held in the town and city churches, and a Christian Workers' Conference will be held in the city of Nashville in connection with the Presbyterian Bible Training School. Rev. Geo. O. Bachman is chairman of the oommiitee. and has at tended all these rallies in person. Geo. O. Bachman. TEXAS. Central Texas Presbytery has called Rev. I. J. Helzer, of Waynesville, N. C.f to its evangelistic work. At a Pro-re-nata meeting of the Pre.'b>tery of Fort Worth, Texas, August 31st, 1909, Rev. Robt. L. Cowan was dismissed to the Presbytery of Louisville. The moderator was directed to arrange as to time and place of the fall meeting, and publish the same in the church papers. Stonewall J. McMurry, S. C. Presbytery of Fort Worth. South Heights, San Antonio: The Rev. M. W. Doggett, the evangelist of the Presbytery of Western Texas, on Thursday night, August 5th, organized a Presbyterian church at South Heights, in San Antonio. The new organization consists of eighteen members. Mr. C. M. Licklider was elected and installed an elder. Also Mr. J. E. Sappington was elected, ordained and installed an elder. Mr. Adolph Willman elected, ordained and instated a deacon. The congregation elected that the new organization should be known as the Denver Boulevard Presbyterian church. The Rev. Marcus E. Ca-ver, a Congregational minister, who is spending a few months in the city, was invited to supply the pulpit until the fall meeting of the Presbytery. Wolf Ridge, Cooke Co.: The protracted meeting in this country church began the first Sunday in August. On Monday the Rev. E. J. Durham, of Bridgeport, came to the assistance of the pastor, and -for twelve days, twice a day, thi3 brother preached the old, old story of love with rare force and beauty, and God graciously blessed the work done in His name. The attendance upon the day service was quite good and crowds from all the surrounding country hung upon the words of the preacher in the evening. There were ten additions to the church, seven of those by profession of faith. Seven infants were dedicated to God in baptism. Of the ten additions, seven, an unusual proportion were young men. The HE PRESBYTERIAN OF THE SC congregation feels deeply grateful to Mr. Durham for his instructive and very helpful discourses. Within the last few months eight Sabbath-school pupils have recited the Child's Introductory Catechism, and one has recited the Shorter Catechism. The Lord hath done great things for us, whereof we are glad. Fort Lavaca: On Tuesday night, June 22, the Rev. M. W. Doggett, evangelist of the Presbytery of Western Texas,-organized a church at Port Lavaca, with twenty members. Mr. John W. McKamey, Mr. J. I. Cochran and Dr. D. A. Gibson were elected elders. Several years ago idere was a Presbyterian organization at that point. Fortunately for us now, in those days a church building was erected. Several years ago the old membership disappeared almost entirely. The church door was not opened for a Presbyterian service for six years, until Dr. Doggett entered it last June. The country round about Port Lavaca, like so much of the great state of Texas, is fertile. Recently some of the lands in that vicinity have been thrown upon the market. Great numbers of new people from colder regions of the far up Northwest have settled in the town and the country adjacent thereto. A number of Congregationalists have come in with us, there being no other Congregational organizations in that section. The prospects for future growth, both in the town and the country round about, are fine. The Home Mission Committee has just secured the services of the Rev. R. D. Dickson, a member of the last senior class at Richmond, Va., to take charge of this work. A great opportunity lies before Mr. Dickson in this new field. Cisco: Next Sabbath, September 5, begins the third year of the present pastorate. Let us make it the best. A brief review and summary may help us at this time. What God hath wrought among us and through is. Besides two regular services a Sunday at this church, the pastor has preached once a month in the afternon at Word and at Carbon, and occasionally at Gorman. Fifty-seven members have been added to the church, 33 by profession and baptism. A church of 17 members has been organized at Carbon, and a church of 11 members has been organized at Gorman. Eight new officers have been elected and ordained: At Cisco, 2 elders, 2 deacons; at Carbon, 1 elder, 1 deacon; at Gorman, 1 elder, 1 deacon. A new church building has been built, paid for and dedicated at Carbon. It Is a beauty, too. One very promising young man, a graduate of the State University, has dedicated himself to the gospel ministry. Over 950 pastoral visits have been made. All the benevolent causes have been liberally supported. Our Aid and Missionary Society has wrought faithfully and efficiently. Credit for our church repairs is due the ladies. We rejoice over what has ben done. Let us set up our Gbenezer and go forward. VIRGINIA. Oak Grove: Rev. C. M. Barrel, of Buckingham, visited the Oak Orove congrega )UTH. September^, 1909. tlon here the last week In August and preached excellent sermons morning and evening of the fifth Sunday, for all of which they are devoutly thankful. Lexington: The requirements of the Book of Church Order (Paragraph 79) naving been complied with, a meeting of Lexington Presbytery is nereby called to be held at the Presbyterian church of Lexington, on Monday , September 13, 1909, at 10:30 a. m.f for the purpose of receiving under the care of the Presbytery, Mr. Martin Turnbull, and any other candidates for the ministery that may apply. Frank T. Glasgow, Moderator. New Monmouth: An interesting and instructive memorial service was rendered on Sabbath, Aug. 22. at New Monmouth church, in honor of the late Tazavella Alexander and James Preston Ford, two ex-Confederate soldiers. Mr. Steele's text was, "Thou, therefore, endure hardne s as a good soldier of Jesus Christ." In the presence of a large and appreciative congregation, with ten ex-Confederate soldiers immediately in his front, the pastor delivered one of the most beautiful sermons that it nas ever been the good fortune of your writer to hear. When the sermon was completed the entire congregation repaired to tue cemetery, and concluded this beautiful memorial service with prayer and praise at the graves of the deceased soldiers. So impressive was this service that it will never be forgotten by the younger people who witnessed it. n lis a ?ietii liusiunuue 10 me county generally, and the Presbyterian church in particular, to lose so able a preacher and teacher as Rev. Robert E. Steele.? Lexington Gazette. Evangelistic Appointments. Lexington Presbytery: Goshen, Rev. Wm. C. White; Lebanon, Rev. S. T. Ruffner, L. D.; Coalton, Rev. G. A. Wilson, D. D.; Philippl, Rev. F. H. Barron; Bridgewater, Rev. J. A. Trostle; Dayton, Rev. J. A. Thomas; Elkton, Rev. H. A. Young; Pickens, Rev. A. W. Wood; Burnsvllle, Rev. J. M. Sedgwick; Sutton, Rev. A. M. Fraser D. D.; Gassaway, Rev. G. A. Wilson, D. D.; Glenville, Rev. A. T. Graham, D. D.; Coal Valley, Rev. R. E. Steele; Alpena, Rev. A. C. Hopkins; Glady, Rev. W. C. Young; Fairfield, To be supplied by Superintendent; Harmon, Rev. C. W.-McDannald; Westminster, Rev. J. N. VanDevanter; McDowell, Rev. J. B. Massey; Beulah, Rev. J. L. Moore; Stony Run, Rev. L. E. Scott; Mt. Grove, Rev. G. B. Hanrahan; Sinking Spring, Rev. W. N. Scott, D. D.; Greenwood, Rev. Henry Miller; Basic City, Rev. C. L. Alttather; Broadway, Rev. B. F. Wilson, D. D.; Collierstown, Rev. A. H. Hamilton; Rocky Spring, Rev. C. R. Stribling; Massanutten, Rev. A. D. Watlchope. Wm. C. White, S. C. Churchville, Va. Boydton: The union revival services, which commenced here Sunday, have continued with unabated interest. The services are held in the Town Hall, which holds about 700 persons. Rev. Q. B.