Newspaper Page Text
be a great blessing. For great or
small, let us truly thank Qod.
Olivet, Staunton, Va.: A Christian
Endeavor Society was organized at
MeShane Bell Fonadry Co.
CHURCH. CHIME anil PEAL
Bp ? | f Memorials
EL L. L. 9 ? Specialty
Big Jobs for
By John F. Cowan, D. D.
Deals with the manifold problems con
fronting the rural church, in an optimistic,
constructive sort of wav. The author
writes out of an intimate knowledge of his
subject, and furnishes helpful, suggestive
plans of work and methods of procedure,
which, where adopted, have been found to
yield highly satisfactory solutions of the
difficulties surrounding rural church life.
PRICE, 75C NET, POSTPAID
PRESBYTERIAN COMMITTEE OF
Richmond, Va. Texarkana, Ark. -Tex.
Send for Catalogue of Baskets I
buy direct from Indians.
Saleable at Church Bazars.
I pay all postage and take back all
Highland Springs, - - California
Wholesale and Retail
AVI INJ OS
= "lT PROVES ITSELF"!
CAPITAL ONE MIUOM RICHMOND VA
Lime, Plaster and Cement
When In Richmond, Virginia, Stop at
The Lexington Hotel
American Plan $2.50 and up
European Plan $1.00 and np
T. O. JONES, JR., Manager.
Norfolk & Western
The Shore Line Between
NEW ORLEANS. BIRMINGHAM,
Solid Train Service Dining Car.
All information cheerfully furnished.
W. B. BEVILL,
Passenger Traffic Manager
W. C. SAUNDERS,
General Passenger Agent.
acquires personality when tar
nished through the store of service ?
that waits your pleasure In the Heart
Sydnor & Hundley
Heart of Grace at
Olivet September 23, and to date It
has twenty-seven members. The so
ciety starts Its work with bright
promise of doing well. A large per
cent of Olivet's two hundred and four
teen members are young people, and
we are sure of adding quite an in
crease to the society's membership.
Sunday evening, September 30th, the
first meeting after organizing, we were
fortunate in having to address the so
ciety Mr. Wyatt A. Taylor, field sec
retary of Christian Endeavor in the
South. He gave us an encouraging
uplift, and his coming to us at this
Lime seems very providential.
N. C. DISTRICT CONVENTIONS.
North Carolina Endeavorers held a
series of district conventions in Octo
ber. The first was at Clarkton, for the
Southeastern District; the second was
at Rocky Mount, for the Northeastern
District, and the third was at Mt. Airy,
for the Northwestern District. Other
district conventions will be held in
January of 1918.
The convention at Clarkton closed
with a consecration service, in which
about a half dozen young people In
dicated their desire to enter full time
religious service, when the way is
opened. There were over two hun
dred persons present at the closing
session of this convention. A splendid
Junior Rally, arranged by Mrs.
Howell, of Wilmington, was also a
feature. B. B. Reynolds, the district
president, and vice-president of the
State Union, was the convention
leader. He has done a splendid work
in the district. George L. Mitchell,
former president of the State Union,
was one of the speakers, and Bert
Jones, of Wilmington, led the Binging
for one of the evening sessions.
A feature of the convention at
Rocky Mount was the singing, led by
George W. Taylor, of the Union Theo
logical Seminary at Richmond. Mr.
Taylor was the organizer some years
ago of the society at Rocky Mount,
which entertained the convention.
George Howard, Jr., of Tarboro, the
district president, deserves much
credit for the convention and for the
way Christian Endeavor in his section
is forging to the fore.
Field Secretary Wyatt A. Taylor
was a speaker at both these district
The Northwestern District Conven
tion was held at Mt. Airy. This is
the strongest district in the North
Carolina Christian Endeavor Union,
and the president, Eli Barker, of
Greensboro, has done a phenomlnal
work. The convention was marked
with enthusiasm and hard work. ' R.
C. Boyd, ( of High Point, the State
president, was one of the speakers at
this convention. Mrs. MacFarland, of
High Point, State Junior superinten
dent, was present at all these district
conventions, and presented the State's
A TELEPHONE MEETING.
A few weeks ago we conducted our
Christian Endeavor meeting in the
Central church, Atlanta, in the form
of a telephone meeting.
In advertising the meeting we mere
ly announced the name in order to
whet the curiosity of the members, but
not a word as to the manner of con
ducting the meeting was given.
To prepare for the general prep
aration the leader gave out a few as
signed talks the previous Sunday
night, passed questions and clippings
to the less experienced, and left the
older members to make Impromptu
talks. Slips had been prepared bear
ing numbers from 100 up as far SB
the number of people expected to at
tend. As each entered the room he
was given a number. Care was taken
that these should not be given out In
In the administration of all Trusts the service of this Company
is prompt, efficient and complete. Careful attention is paid to
every detail and large assets afford ample security for Trust Funds.
Write for our booklet on Wills.
Capital and savings oo. Main St.,
$l,#tt,Mt Corner /til
consecutive order. The use of tire
number was kept a secret.
After the usual opening exercises
and announcements and the leader's
talk, the leader took her place at a
table in the front of the room to act
as telephone operator. She called a
number and the person holding that
number took part calling another
number when he had finished. The
operator repeated the number after
him in imitation of a genuine tele
If for any reason the number was
not answered the operator said, "Line
busy, call again," and a new number
was called, but if at the second call,
later in the evening the party does not
answer the operator would say, "Line
out of order." There will probably be
some numbers that are not given out
and these will be turned over to the
leader and to those numbers she will
reply, "Line discontinued."
The numbers should be written on
the blackboard by a member appoint
ed by the leader in order to avoid
We found the meeting very helpful,
as many took part that had never
done so before. A few who felt they
could not make a talk called for a
verse of a song, thereby hearing their
own voice in the meeting for the first
"Do not let the good things of life
rob you of the best things."
Subject to Draft
On this call may never be, we all hope.
But who knows? Whatever happens,
a bank account is essential to your
National State and Gty Baak
Wm. H. Palmer, Pres.
Wm. M. Hill, Vioe-Prss
J. W. 8inton,Vioe-Pre?.
Julien H. Hill, Cashier
R. E. Cunningham, Asst. Caahin
* Wm. 8. Ryland, Asst. Cashis*
Mary Baldwin Seminary
Established in 1842.
For Young Ladles. Staunton, Vs.
Term begins September 12, 1917.
Located in the beautiful and historic
Shenandoah Valley of Virginia. Un
surpassed climate, handaomo buildings
and modern appointments. Students
past session from 30 States. Courses:
Collegiate (3 years); Preparatory (4
years), accepted by leading colleges.
Small classes and thorough work.
Music, Art and Domestic Science.
Modern equipment In all departments.
Send for catalogue.
Marlanna P. Hlggins, Principal.
Graduate, Divinity. Normal, Commercial, Preparatory and Music by mail and ia
residence. Degrees conferred. Grades from atandard Institutions and Confsrenoe work
accepted. Prices reaaonable. Pay by installments. Catalog.
1776 Hampden-Sidney College 1,17
"The Ideal Southern College." Thorough work. Healthful location. Christian
influences. High ideals. Choioe associations. Expenses moderate. 14 unit entrants
requirement. Confers B. A., B. 8., M. A.. B. Lit. Nsw gymnasium. Large athlstis
field. Tennis oourts. Running track. Thorough Military Training next session.
Session begins September 13, 1017.
For eatalogue address
PRESIDENT H. TUCKER GRAHAM. D. D.,
Hampden -Sidney, Vs.
THE NOWLAN COMPANY
High-Class Diamonds and other Precious Stones. New designs in Engagement
and Wedding Rings, Silver Novelties and Cases of Silver for Bridal Presents of the Larg
est Patterns. Fine Imported and American Watches, Opera Glasses and Lorgnette.
Goods sent on approval upon satisfactory city references.
921 EAST MAIN STREET - - - RICHMOND, VA.
PRINTING & PUBLISHING
BOOK, JOB AND COMMERCIAL PRINTING
Mvrvutes, Catalogues, Stationery , Etc.
GOVERNOR AND ROSS STREETS - - RICHMOND, VA.