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CLOSE OF MINISTERIAL CONFERENCE AT GALES FERRY Favor Ratification of Treaty and Op posed to Sunday Inspection of Light , houses. s. The Ministerial association of ; the Norwich district concluded its sessions at the Gales Ferry-Methodist Episco pal church Jn Tuesday evening. The devotional exerciies conducted by Rev. J. B. Aldrich 'ofr Uncasvllle opened the Tuesday session, and a Business ses sion preceded a paper on The Social Ideals in the Book of Revelation, by Rev. R. I, Roberts Ph. D.. of Moosup, who rave a beautiful exposition of life beyond the -grave as revealed by St. John. Dr. Coote, Rev. C. L. Hatch, 'J H. Hoilingshead, Rer. W. S. Mae Intyre, S. M. Beale and Rev. C. W. Harrison joined in the discussion at the close. ' . Rev. John Squires of Wapping fol lowed with a paper on The Attitude of Science Toward Immortality, which was scholarly, clearly stated, evangeli cal in spirit and earnest in purpose. Rev. J. H. Hellfngshead. Dr.. Coote, Rev. L. M. Flocken of Willimantic and District Superintendent Newland unit ed in words of appreciation. At the close of the discussion' oc curred is baptism of Miriam Wilson, infant daughter of Rev. and Mrs. C. "VtRteon Harrison, of Gales Ferry, by D-fertaiet Superintendent J. H. Newland and Rev. James Coote, D. D., of Bum side. A resolution presented "by Rev. W. S. Maclntyre protesting against the Sunday inspection of lighthouses was unanimously adopted. A chicken dinner was served by the church societies during the noon inter mission. Rev. Mr. Flocken, Dr. Coote, Sister Emma Harrison, Rev. E. "F. Sudley, Rev. Mr. Stanley, Rev: D. W. Mms and - Rev. E. F. Smith were called upon for after dinner speeches. The business of the association was resumed at 1.30 o'clock. A resolution t the United States senate praying fer the ratification of the arbitration treaties entered into between the Unit ed States government and the French and British governments was present ed by Rev. C. "W. Harrison and adopted fev the association. Rev. W. S. Mac lntyre of Hartford gave an instructive and interesting address upon Legisla tive Aspects of Lord's Oay Observance as the first number of the afternoon's programme. Miss Florence Hurlbutt sang a solo, Just for Today, at the close. An address on Personal Evangelism followed, by Rev. Rennetts C. Miller, M, A.f who made a convincing appeal to preacher and people to tactfully approach the individual. Special music was rendered by Sister Emma Harri son and Rev. Mr. Miller. The after noon session closed with discussions and prayers by several of the members, after which supper was served. The evening service opened at 7.30 with a good attendance. District Su perintendent Newland presiding. OThe devotional exercises were in charge of Rev. w. . Adams and Superintend ent Newland. A solo. On the Cross of Calvary, was rendered by Sister E. E. Harrison. Rev. 3. B. Aldrich of Uncasville read the report of the committee on reso lutions thanking all who had contrib uted to the success of the gathering of the association. " Christ Reconciling the World Unto God was the text of a sermon deliv ered as the closing address by Rev. J. R.-Miller of West Thompson. Mr. Xiller'e discourse was evangelistic in tone ana delivered with much earnest ness. STATE KING'S DAUGHTERS. Meetings to Be Held at Bridgeport Next Week.X The ISth annual convention of the Connecticut branch of the Internation al Order of the King's Daughters and Sons will be held in the First M. E church of Bridgeport Thursday . and JTiclay, Oct. 12 and 13. The first ses sion will be called to order promptly at z p. m., Oct. 12. Owing to the proximity of Bridge port to New York city, international headquarters, it has bean possible to secure a number of notable women in terested in the work as guests. Miss Kate Bond, president, and Mrs, Mary Lowe Dickinson, general secre tary of the order, will both be pres ent. Miss Ruth Angell of the Hebrew Christian mission of New York will make an address Thursday evening. Through the action of the state board at one of its regular meetings the convention this year will be on an in dependent basis. Heretofore, the en tertainment of. delegates has . been gratuitous. It is hoped a large number of dele sates will attend, thus endorsing the action of the board, which, it is be lieved, will be to the best interest of the work and the. workers. This convention is particularly an important one, as several officers have found it necessary to send in resigna tions', which leaves these offices vacant. Several members of the four", locaal circles plan to attend this convention. COUNTY W. C. T. U. PROGRAMME. Reports of Officers and Committees Will Be Followed by Addresses. Arrangements have been completed for the annual New London county convention of the Woman's Christian Temperance union,- which is to be held in All Souls' church. New London, to day. The convention will begin at 9.45 o'clock with devotional exercises'. At 10.15 o'clock there will be appoint ment of committees. This will be fol lowed by an address of welcome from the New London organization by Mrs. Frank Comstock and Rev. C. Seymour Bullock will welcome the convention to the church. The reports of the treas urer and superintendent will' follow. The reports of the various committees will follow in this order: Medal con test, Mrs. E. A. Cutler: scientific tem perance instruction, Mrs. Mabel S. T. Miner: medical temperance. Mrs. S. Howard Mead: county fair work. Miss Harriet G. Cross; evangelistic, -Mrs. S. K. Luce; anti-narcotic, Miss Nellie NStarr: Sunday school. Mrs. Grace Bitgood: franchise. Mrs. A. C. S. Fen- . ner; -parlor meetings, Mrs. Carrie B. Vrazier; Loyal Temperance legi'on, Mrs. S. J. Field: soldiers and sailors, Mrs. H. A. Randall;' press, Mrs. Ruth Nash;, flowers, Mrs. Mary Day. The report of the secretary, award ing: of the county banner, rolloall and prayor will follow. In the afternoon there will be addresses by the dffi cers. - County Dentists Meet. The New London County Dental as sociation's annual meetiner was- heifl Tuesday evening at the Mohican hotel, NewiLondon. The meeting was pre ceded by a banquet held at 6.30 in the private ' dining room of the hotel. The officers elected follow: Presi " dent, Dr. George S. B. Leonard, Mys- Brooks. New London: secretarv and treasurer. Dr. Owen J. Denehee.'ston-ingtori- executive committee, Dr. Al bert w. Crosby.; New London, chair man. Dr. R. H. Keeler, New London. Dr. W. W. Leonard. Norwich. Those present were Dr. J. Otis Miner, tr. Edward Prentis. Dr. Arthur "V. Preniis. New London: Dr. Weeks. ct" nirisfton: Dr. Lieberthal. Jewett c-ty: Dr. Crowley. Norwich: Dr. R. H: Keeler. Dr. Albert W. Crosby, Dr. t'larence G. Brooks. New London; Dr. i Owen J. Denehee, Stonington. Repairing First Baptist Organ. Emmona Howard of Westfleld. Mass.. i3 cleaning and repairing the organ of the First Baptist churoh. The second Xens society of the church had the or gan installed y Mr. Howard some years age and the present Nens voted at a. recent meeting to hire him to fi here and put the organ in first class shape,. -4 - " ''' is iss I TL0C IT v. 4f WOU are very cordially invited to attend and inspect the Opening Displays of our annual Fete d' Automne now in progress a formal Exhibit of the most exclusive, advance Autumn Fashions in Women's and Misses' Wearing Apparel, Dress Materials and Dress Accessories, including our own direct importations of original models not duplicated elsewhete in Southeastern New . England. 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