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""l "Mpf,,, i wHvapWFm.ii-" BflPWlIHBiW EVENING (CEDGER-.PH:iErADEL'PHrA B&frTJBDAY, DOTOBEB SCO, TDTg: T2 insnmu -MtUMjiaissu wjJj; u i :i tr CHURCHES CHURCH INFLUENCE FOR SOCIAL REFORM ' IS SLOW BUT SURE iRauchenbusch Now Writes to Prove the Vitality of Christianity in Its Fight 1 With Modern Evils. PROFESSOR WALTER RAUCHENBUSCH il Tu'f .lit I. mi 1 n'i is h. . f th frtoeh- stpr Th -.-ii.iI ,- minnrv author cf "Christianizing tin- Soclnt Order ' and i (many other books widely known to the. I telergy of the cottntr, has written a I strong defenso of the Church nt the .re ouc-t of a .-roitp of men Int. n-tited In nnklne manifest th" social Implication of "the Gofpel in naltimore. i And this group of men. who are con ducting an arlveitlting campaign to ad vance thp Intorests of the 'hurch, gave jtloctor Raui'lienbueh't statement puh l Jlclty in half-page ndxT-rtlsements In dally 'riewupap'is of t'te Vwium.-ntnl rtt I The defeno of the Church wnt writ ten In answi s to tin; qufction, "Will the 1 thureh Disappear?" and wc3 In part as follows: "In 1313 thp Church In the United States IJhad S7.!H.S7n mpmbers. Have vou ever ,Tried to hoft the weight of those figures? All other voluntary organizations look puny compared with thru. "The churches lament that thev have Jfrint got more. ought to wonder that they havo so many. To win. to hold, to "rganiz- snrh vatt numbers la an Enormous soelnl achievement and. proof positive of social pfllclPncy. "It Is more nptonlshlnc because the '(Church is an Idealistic organization nnd wnakes its npp-n's chiefly to the hlghet instincts In us. But the higher your ap peal, th" fever will respond. Any evolu tionist will tell nii that. ' "If there were no such organizations aa ' rthn churches, the finest minds would TJream of creatine something like them. '"Wliuld our people maintain and eo.ur '.mbout E2S,f rhureh organizations unless fthose whi pav the money nnd do the, lvolunter work '"It that thoy were get ng something out of them? TIIE CHLTtCH CAN FKiHT 1 "t'nless our experience has been espa Jdally unfortunato, w all know that the, jChurch does steady and re-enforce, our Btraggllng moral nature. It qnletly Irrt csates th soil of our life with spiritual aisplrntlnns r "The Church can fl?lit, though, when Iferoused. It h i 'u'toht to a standstill ono ''of thp biggest financial Interests and on icf the most seductive, social institutions 'In the country. And It has dona it almost lngle-nanded. "If ever the Church lines up against jWRr and industrial exploitation nB it has lined up against the liquor trnttlc. we 'phall date a new era. The Church Is "Wow. It surely Is. Hut remember In falr :iess that the Church Is not a picked club lof a frw radicals, b-it a cross section of the wholij nation. It Is slow because it 'Includes the conservative masses The ,-tnan In a hurr" does not realize how slow ;Jy tbe mass of humanity moves and vchnnges "It tiok a centurv to create the present interest in foreign mts'ons in the churches. It has taken about M years 'tio educate the churehes up to their pres ent convictions on the liquor quebtion, and even now tome denominations aro luke Varm. Only In recqnt years have wo Seamed how to meet tho liquor trado In politics "It has taken all the tlm since the iCtvll War to make the leaders of tho Church realize that our capitalistic sys Jtem will eat up the nation if it ts allowed cto obey 'ts own greed. The churehes jhive always been for peaca In theory. Perhaps this great war will consolidate helr sentiment to th point of action "Tou think this Is e!ow progress. It Is' ICan you show any equal body of people 'that has moved faster? Elevatln? the fmorallty of a nation Is tike lifting a sky "lacraper with jackscrews. , "If jt were a matter of free beer now ' ,tor a new sex uance, the popia woinn yun after you But If you urge a purer '.tiuth or a higher Justice on men, you i have your Job cut out for you I3 pa "tlent with those who ore trying to edu vfcate the Church. "Some think the Churah will mlt away end disappear. All history la against the assumption. All history ts In favor of (the proportion that the Church can bo made much better or much wors than It ts now. The question Is not between 'diavlns a Church or having none, but be tween having a wise Church or . blind 5on; between having a progressive Church 5or t. jtandpat Churoh. ' WHAT THE CHUBCH NEEDS. 1 'The Church needs four things ejpe- i tlally today: 7 "First. Friendship for those who earn t their living and Independence from those . l-twho do not. "Second. Co-operatton among the de iiaomlnations on a, basis of Christian fsquallty and mutual respeot. "Third A sincere and scientific com rrjbentan of the social causes of sin and 'misery. ! "Fourth. An undying determination to ( net tho will of 3od realized In the organ-k-iiied life of every community and to see Jirth llfo of Christ rpir la every man . -cuwl vcnuB. "Don't go out of the Church unless they VUt you out Jesus did not If you nave 'it in 70" to h'P th Church forward, be patient and push It nmes slowly Dut it stays put And when the Church moves t&. jutUon movci," i AND THEIR tEIjc Jfrfcnblp $ntlj The fruits of a man'a labor can never be measured by Immediate ob servations Sometimes the seed that starts the greatest accomplishments loes not bring forth fruit until years nfter It has been planted Sometimes 'lie person who softs the seed never ivs It sprout and grow strong. There Is no work In life to which tins rule applies so surely as religious work. It Is disappointing, Indeed, for'ergy men to preach to audiences that do not ppm to bo listening. It Is trying upon the faith of Christian workers In young people's meetings to sen the clrls whispering Rnd giggling, nnd the hoys slouching bnrk In their seat" with closed eyes, or shooting wads of i aper across the room Hut no clergyman or church worker "oitld permit the pangs of disappoint ment to control his life when he tcmi in be weakest nnd his audience "ems to ho the moit unresponsive Not Infrequently just at such times a tlnv seed of thought teaches the mlml uf a quiet youth rn hick In a 1aik c'lrner. atid years afterward we find It developed, and the one-llme i oulh has become n great preacher. ir a i hiltlnn huslnen or profes'lnnal win, whop good works are known i round t!'" world John W'nnnmaker. ex-Postmaster lrn"-il, merchant nnd philanthropist. prito5 telling of hit conversion. A real countrv bo. with mud on hit slioct, he occupied n back seat In a n nl hall uhn a hnt-mnker spok i-lpflv nf the Ivenellt and pleasure the 'hristlnn life offered to young men ' r wn onl H yenrs old then, hut t felt that was lust what I needed. ' 'Tit Mr W'nnnmaker, "so t took (hut nntt, t s ndvlce, nnd have found It h hott that hat eom Into mv life nd tint voting hnjmnker, then poor and struggling, ami I beramo fnst irltndt nnd continued to bo until hp died " l.et ut keep faith with ourselves is we stroll along the pathway of life, and let Us never forgot that God works ii e rmstrlous win, and sometimes iitnt the wenkft of us at the mo nt is that seem most Inopportune tn i.w the seed that Is to bring forth the finest harvest In the futuie The door of opportunity for doing trno.1 Is always open to a faithful n m rim-Mrs KNIGHTS OF COLUMBUS WILL CELEBRATE COLUMBUS DAY Congressmen nnd Spanish Ambas sador Scheduled to Speak. Columbttn Dav will be celebrated by the Philadelphia Knights of Columbus with i a big mass meeting In the Academy of Music on Mundnv night. The speakers will be Congressman 13en Johnson, of Kentucky: Congressman James I Mann- , l.nn n Mln,,n.n,n Ton. T3 I n M n Cnnnl.l. ' iiltll, .'1 1 ltll, ,ll . Ullllil .,,(,1IW. -(,, liatl Ambassador to the Tnlted States, and tho Hev. Wllllnm J. Hlgglns, of St. Chn-lcR Borromen Seminar-, Special singing by thp Knights of Columbus chorus of ;f0 voices vr bo a feature of the mcptlng All State and City oillclals hive b-en Invited to attend GLEANINGS FROM RELIGIOUS PRESS Frlenrte nre not best because they're mrly old, nut only old because they proved the bst. S W'plr Mitchell. TOVr of God nnd love of country nre the two noblest pactions In the human hpart. A man without n country Is an oslle In th world, and n man without God Is an orphan In eternity Henry Van Dyke. PN'AP SHOTS On worries with a thousand frets: Th future dreads, the past regrets; Thinks much of frlf. and God forgets; Can this b f Con this be you? Anoth- smites In clad content: Recounts the blessings Ood has sent; Faces the future confident; W'hleh ono Ip 17 Or, which one you? Frank T. Bell, In the Christian Advo cate. A SUGGESTION It Is well for overy pastor to keep in elose touch with every one of his young people who nre starting away to school and college this fall. Let him not only know their nddresses so ns to correspond with them, but let him write, to tho Pres byterian university pastor, or, where thero Is none, to the eollege president or local pastor, speaking of eaoh student and making suggestions aa to the, forms at Christian work In whtch they might he enlisted. For lack of this there is sometimes a sad Intermission of Chris tian activity Herald and Presbyter. tVhnt the sinning world needs Is not more Inw, but more love: not an austere judge, but nn nrdent lover. liberty. FIRST SUNDAY MEETING Opening Gun of Campaign Will Be Fired Next Tuesday, The opening gun of the "Illlly" Sunday campaign will be fired next Tuesday evening, when a mass-meeting for men will be held In the North Branch T. M C A Ministers from all parte of the city aro expected to ba present. Joseph 11. Steele, chairman of the "BlUy" Sun day Campaign Committee, will pTeslde and giro an outline of the preliminary work. "Was the Sunday Campaign fn Saranton Worth While?" will be discussed by & "trall-hltter" from Scrnnton, and the Ilev It. M Ilowells, pastor of Eden Methodist Episcopal Church, will atnr the famous antt-booze song of the Sunday campaign. "The Brewer's Big Horses Can't Ride Over Me " There also will be other speakers Secretary Harry Heebner, of the North Branch, will be In chargo. The meeting Is to promote the movement to organize thousands of men of North Philadelphia Into Bible clasies for personal work dur ing tho campaign BIBLE PROPHECIES AND WAR Arrangements have been made for three more lectures to be given tomorrow on the general subject, "The Present War In the IJght of Prophecy," under the ausolcea of the Philadelphia School of the Bttale. The Rev. William I Pettlnglll. dean of the school, la to speak In the Bethlehem Baptist Church, 13th and York streets; tho Rev. Lewis Sperry Chafer, of North field, Moss . In the Broadway Mlsthodlst Episcopal Churoh, Broadway and Berk ley streets, Camden, and J J. Robinson will be the lecturer In the Messiah Re formed Church. 13th and Wolf streets Alt the lectutv -vk III begin at i o'clock In the afternoon Bishop Preaches Tomorrow Bishop Rhlnelander. who returned to the city this morning after several months In England will preach tomorrow evening In St Barnabas' Church, Hth street and Havorford avenue St Barnabas parish has been without a rector lnce early tn the rummer when the Rev William Smythe, the mlmeter-tn charge, was drcwneJ a; wuwood, N, 1, WORKERS - 1 1 ll CHURCH OF ST. SIMON THE CYRENIAN. Beautiful Episcopal edifice to be dedicated for the use of the colored people of South Philadelpha. y- MISSIONS FOR TWO NEGRO CHURCHES TO BE DEDICATED Catholic Parish of St. Cath arine of Sienna and Episco- pal Parish of St. Simon the Cyrenian Complete Build ings. Two new mission churches for the uso of negroes of Philadelphia have just been completed. One Is In Germantown and the other nt 22d and Reed streets The former Is built for the Catholic parish of tho Church of St. Catharine of Sienna, King and I'cnn streets, and the latter for the Protestant nnlscopal Church of St. Simon the Cyrenian. The Gennantown church Is to he dedicated tomorrow and the Episcopal church on October 1? Archbishop Prendergast will delicate the Church of St. Catharine of Sienna, which is to be a memorial to Archbishop Ryan, nt 10 o'clock tomorrow morning. The ser mon will he preached by Monslgnor Charles V. Kavnnngh, chancellor of th" archdiocese On Wednesday Bishop Mr I'ort conspi r.itcd tho altar, and nllcs of St. Candldus nnd St. Victorine were placed In It. The design of the Germantown edifice conforms to thnt of tho old Spanish mis sions of California. Tho walls aro of white plaster on Hone, with the windows recessed Into arched openings and with overharglng eaves and red tiled roof A dignified cnmpanllo graces the front. Most of the ornamental features are Hy7antlno. The beautiful homo for the Church of St, Simon the Cyrenian Is to dedlcnted on October IS nt 22d and Reed streets, with fitting ceremonies. The edifice Is to bn dedicated for the uso of the Negroes of the southwestern part of the city, and will bo the finest Negro mission church of the Episcopal dlocesp of Pennsylvania. It Is expected thnt Plshop Rhlnelnnder will ofllclnto at tho pxerclsns, and tint Bishop Suffragan Garland villi make nn address The church Is a mlt-slonnrv auxiliary to the Church of tho ITolv Apostips, "lot and Christian streets, and the now edifice will be another memorial to the gene rosity of the Thonns family. Much of the money contributed for tho building was given hv tho famllv. nnd Mrs Thomns will have a beautifully carved wooden altar Installed In memory of her husband. The church Is n fine example of English Gothic architecture, nnd the exterior and Interior nro of brick. Molded brick Is ued on the outside nnd they nre set In cement, which ndds much to the at tractiveness of the strurturo The in tPrlor Is designed with sjflp nilcs. The cost of the church was nhout C2" roo The Rev. John R. Iognn has been rector since 1505. FORMER TRAMP AS SPEAKER John Tyler Will Toll North Branch T. M. C. A. of Conversion. John Tyler, a nne-tirno tramp nnd drunkard, will be the gppnker at the men's meeting In the North Branch Y M C. A. tomorrow afternoon nt 4 o'clock Ho Is to tell the story of his life, whloh he has repeated before audiences In the lirge churches In Tondon, Paris and many American dtles. Tyler Is a college-bred man Aftr etruandrlng n fortune, he was a drunk ard and tramp for 42 years. Five times he walked around the world, nnd for !x years he lived as a bushmin in Australia Home years ago the workers In the Jprry McAuley Mission, New York, saw a man totter Into one of their services. He was In rags and compared favorably with the worst there was on the Bowery. That night John Tyler walked out a converted man. and since then he has been devoting much of his time to Chris tlon work BIBLE READING IN SCHOOLS Bubject to Be Discussed at Y. M. C. A. Tomorrow. Dr. Wilbur T Crafts, superintendent of the National "Reform Bureau, of Wash ington, will be th speaker at the meeting In the auditorium of tho Central Branch Y. M C. A tomorrow afternoon at i o'clock. The subject of hla address Is to be "Bible Reading In Our Public Hchools " Both men and women will be welcomed nt this meeting. Invitations have been extended to the officials and teachers of the Philadelphia public schools, and It la expected that the, auditorium will be orowded. Doctor Crafts will read selected readings the Reform Bureau proposes to Introduce In the schools, and the audience will be asked to join In a discussion of them. "Preparing for the Demonstration of the Plan by Jesus Chrtat" Is to be tho sub ject for consideration at the Drop-In Bible Study ClJiss at S 15 o'clock. Thomas L. Lawton Is the leader. GETTING READY FOR REVIVAL "Billy" Sunday Service Will Be Held la Y. M, O. A, Tomorrow, A real "Billy" Sunday preparatory service will be held In the West Branch Y. M C. A. tomorrow afternoon at 4 o'clock, the usual time for the men's Sunday afternoon meetings The Bpvaker will be Frederick W Norcross. whose subject Is to be "A Great Revival Coming Our Wav " Thera will be special music and Henry W. Lewis will sing several boIos CHUBCH TO RECEIVE FLAO A eilk flag will be preentd to the Sus quehanna Avenue Presbyterian Church, Marshall street and Susquvhanna avenue, tomorrow evei log. by J R Murphy Coun cil, No 1, Fraternal Patriotic Ameri cans There will be an elaborate program I of, patriotic, muolo and ipaclal speakers, RELIGIOUS o- 'CREW OF MARINERS' CHURCH ON DECK FOR CELEBRATION Ninety-fifth Anniversary of Front nnd DeJCancey Sts. Plnce of Worship. The "crew" of tho Mariners' Ohurch, Front nnd Do Inncpy strpcts, Is innklng arrangements for the celebration of tho Mth ntinUi'rsnry of Its foundation to be held on October IS. Tho church was established by Ji spph Dnstburn. For many yenrs he nns In chnrgo nnd tho plnce of worship wan genorallv known ns "LlaRtbtirn Mariners' Church " Thousands of sailors from nil pnrts of the world have worshiped In thp llttlo building, nnd time nnd ngnln l"tt'rs como to the present pastor, the Rev, II. Tr s ton McHcnry, from men who go down to the sea In ships who tell how the resolutions thpy mnde nt Mariners' Church services have helped thorn to lead good lives. The program for the celohratlon In cludes nn historical sermon to lip preach rd by the instor on th" morning nf Oc tober 18, nnd an address by Collector of the Port William II Berry In tho even ing. At both services the choir, under the direction of Miss Ellzibotli Preston, will give a program nf epet Inl music The Rev. Mr. McIIpnry m' "To properly enrp for our guests, among whom of first prominence will be tho sailors, the whole crew of the chutch 'will be on deck'!" YOUNG PEOPLE'S UNION TO MEET IN BAPJJST CHURCH Convention to Be Held at 52d Street and Baltimore AverTue on Oct. 17. Tho Test District Baptist Young Pco plo's Union will observe Its second anni versary with a convention and rally in the Waylnnd Memorial Baptist Church, ISA street and Baltimore avenue, on Sat urday aftornoon nnd eonlns, October 17. In the nfternoon there will bo nn ad dress by tho Row I SI. Halner, the new pastor of the Belmont Avonue Church, who was formerly a mlsslonnry among tho cowboys, nnd sovoral con ferences wll be held. Miss Daisy Dcnn will be In charge of a missionary conference. A, II. Vnutlerwlll bo In charge of tho conference on social nnd membership work, nnd the Rev. Heorgo Venn Dnnlelfl, pnstor of tho Way lnnd Church, will lead a confetenco on social service. Following n supper and Informal re ception at fi o'clock, there will be a song ervlce, and the R-v. George C. Young will make an address entitled "Won by One." MISSIONARIES WAR BOUND Dr. Halsey Hears That Party is Held Up in tho Canaries. Dr A. W. Halsey, secretary of the Bonrd of Foreign Missions of the Pres byterian Church, has received a cable gram which Indicates that a party of missionaries, who left Africa for a fur loitph In America, have been warbound on the Canary Islands. The party was supposed to lenve Africa on August S, nnd nothing was heard fro mlt until a message was received from the Canaries It l not known nt the home office in New York when they will be able to Ball for home. In the party aro the following mission aries: Dr nnd Sirs. II. D. Weber, tho Rev. and Sirs D Coo Dove. Sir. nnd Mrs F. H. Hope and two children, the Rev. and Sfrs F. W. Neal and child, the Rev. nnd Mrs John G. Suta and two children, Sir. and Sirs. A. B. Patterson and child, Misses Elizabeth Christie. Verna B. Hick, Christian Suderman and tho Rev. F. O. Emerson. TABLET TO ELIZA HOFFMAN Wife of Late Bishop Will Be Honored Tomorrow. A handsomp brass tablet to the memory of the lot Dllza Hoffman, wife, of the late Bishop Heiman S Hoffman, will bo unveiled In tho Reformed Episcopal Church of Our Redeemer, 16th and Ox ford streets, tomorrow morning. The Rev Dr. August II Barnett, the pastor, will preach. At 2 20 o'clock In tho aftornoon R. F Jonas, a friend of Pnncho Villa, will ad dress the Men's Forum on "Religion In Mexico " Dr. Barnett is to begin a series of lectures In the evening His first one will ha on the subject, "The Opportunity of Benedlot XV." MEN WILI; MABOH TO CHUBCH Drexel Biddle Class of Holy Trinity to Observe "Church Sunday," The Drexel Biddle men's eliss of Holy Trinity Church, at the Invitation of the Rev Dr. Floyd W. Tomklns, will march to the church In a body to observe. "Churoh Sunday " Tho speaker at the parish house service at 0'8a o'clock win he Walter J. Oarrlson, manager of the baseball team A testimonial meeting In honor of A J Drexel Biddle, founder of the Biddle Bible classes, will be given by the manageme.it of the Inasmuch Mission, on Tuesday night. The speaker will be Frederick W Norcross A special musical program will he a feature nf the meeting. Under the direction of J. If. Currier chief director of Tacony, the clasa of Holy Innocents' Episcopal Church wll. begin a series of Sunday afternoon meet ing to be continued for a month. H. Frederick Wilson will hae charge of the closing twilight servlco of the sea son at the Drexel Biddle Classes' Home, Lansdowne, tomorrow night nt 6.3Q EPISCOPAL SUNDAY SCHOOLS A Day of Intercession for Sunday schools will be observed In the Episcopal churches of the diocese on Sunday. Octo ber 18. Notices to thla atfeet have been mailed from the Church Houw to the clergymen throughout the dloccae. The offerings recelvtd on that day are to be devoted to tho Diocesan Board, of Relig ious Education, , ACTIVITIES OF ALL DENOMINATIONS HOLY NAME SOCIETY RALLIES IN MANY PLACES TOMORROW Substituted for Annual Pa rade on Account of Recent Death of Pope Pius X. Central Churches Selected. Holy Name Societies throughout the Archdiocese of Philadelphia will Join In sectional rallies tomorrow evening, which aro to take tho plnce of tho annual pnrndo usually held In the autumn. The organizations decided not to unite In a big parade this year owing to tho death of Pope Plus X, and tho neighborhood demonstrations and rallies wore arranged Instead. Tho city has been divided Into more than n scoro of districts, and In each n central church 1ms been chosen for the evening service. Prominent priests aro to speak nt the rallies, and the different organizations which worship at each will inarch to the central edifice from their homo church. Tomorrow morning the members will receive Holy Communion In their parish churches, n plenary Indulgence having been granted by tho Into Pontiff to all approaching tho Holy Table on tho day of demonstration. The following are tho central churches chosen for the milieu tomorrow night: Church of the Eplphnny, 11th and Jack son streets: St. Thomaa Aqutnns, 17th and Slorrls; St. John tho Evangelist's, 13th street below Starket; St. Patrick's", 20th and Locust; St. Paul's, Christian street below 10th; St. Sllchael's, Chester; Holy Spirit, Sharon Hill; St. Anthony of Padua, Chester; Our Lady of Victory. 51th and Vine streets; Our Stother of Sorrows, 15th street and Lnncnster avo nue; St. Francis da Sales, 47th street and Springfield avonue; St. Phllomena's, Lans Uonne, Our Mother of Good Counsel, Bryn Slawr; St Edward's, 8th and York streets; Visitation V, B. SI., Lehigh avo nuo and Leamy street; St Malachy's 11th and Master streets; St. Leo's, Tacony; Holv Cross, Sit. Airy; St John the Bap tist's, SIanaunk, Immaculate Concep tion, Germantown; St Franlc Xavlor's, Wth and Green streets; St Eliza beth's, 23d and Berks streets; St Ste phen's, Broad and Butler streets; St. Co lumba's, 22d street nnd Lehigh avenue. RELIGIOUS BREVITIES Communion service will be obsorved In Temple Lutheran Church tomorrow, with tho Rev. Dr. A. Pohlman, the pastor, In chargo. Threo teachers' training classes have been formed In the Sunday school of the church. Tho Rev Dr. S. D. McConncll, pastor of St. Stephen's Church, will preach In St. James' Protestant Episcopal Church tomorrow nt 11 a. m. and at 4 p. m. At the Arch Street Presbyterian Church tho pastor, the Rev. Dr. Clarence Ed ward Slacartney, will prench tomorrow morning on "Tho Last Will of Jesus," nnd In the ovenlng on "The Contagion of rnith." At 7-SO o'clock Laura Wood Grneho will give a recital on the new Turner memorial organ. Sho will be as sisted by the choir nnd Edith Wood Alex ander, violin Bololst. Special services for tho cloBe of tho holldav season will be held In tho fchool hall of tho Rodcf Shalom Synagogue tomorrow ovenlng nt C o'clock, and on Slondoy nt 10 o'clock In the synagogue Rabbi Ell Slayer will preach a sermon on "The Living Tree." "Tho Death of Stephen" will be the sub ject of tho sn rmon to be prpnehed tomor row morning In the Fourth Presbyterian Church, 17th street nnd Klngsesslng ave nue, hy the pastor, the Rev. Dr. John T. Reeve. In the evening ho will speak on tho subject, "And Enoch Walked with God." Special music will be a feat ure of the latter service and "Billy" Sun day hymns will be sung. Tho topic to he dlsoussed by tho Rev. John W. Stockwell pastor of the Church of the New Jerusalem, Frankford, to morrow morning, will be "Tho Govern ment In Pursuit of a Man." The Rev. Dr. Kerr Boyco Tupper will spenk at the Neighborhood Church, Broad nnd Brown streets, tomorrow evening. His subject Is to be "Our Nation's Pres ent Position of Privilege and Tower" "National Suicide and tho Gift of Pence." an Interpretation of tho Btrro pean war. win be the subjeot of a aer mon to be preached hy tho Rev. Dr. Edwin Heyl Delk In St. Matthewa Lu theran Church, Broad and Sit. Vernon streets tomorrow nt 10-45 a. m. In the evening Doctor Dclk will speak on "A Creed for Today." Trinity Reformed Church will hold Its annual Hnrvost Home service tomorrow. The church has been fittingly decorated for the occasion and special programs have been arranged for all the services. In the evening Theodore Brown Wil liams will speak. The Boys' Bible Union of Bethany Presbyterian Church, 22d and Batnbrldge streets, will Jie Instructed In "Scripture Alphabet" at the regular meeting tomor row morning Wnlter J Crock, tho pres ident, it 111 lead the meeting. The Rvenlng Star lodges of this city will bo the guests of tho Baptist Temple, Broad and Berks streets, tomorrow even ing, at 7 80 o'clock. Tho pastor, the Rev. Dr Russell II. Conwell, will preach, and Nicholas Douty, the noted tenor, will sing solos and assist tho big chorus choir. Tho Rev. Gladstone Holm will preach tomorrow morning In the Church of tho Advocate, Germantown, on "Under the Juniper Tree." On Tuesday evening a mass meeting of tho men of G-ermantown will be held on the lnterosta of tho "Billy" Sunday campaign. An address will be delivered by tho Rev. George O. Dowey, who had charge of tho men's work In Scranton preparatory to tho Sunday In vasion of that city. The tduoational department of the Protestant Episcopal Diocese of Penn vylvanla will hold a corporate communion Fervlce tn tho Church House, at 10 o'clock, Tuesday, for all educational parish sec retaries and leaders of mission study classes. Following the communion service there will be a conference to plan for the work of tho cloanes The Rev. Dr. John R, Sutherland will preach at the morning servlco In tho "Woodland Presbyterian Church tomor row, and the pastor, the Rev. James Ram say, will preach in the evening on "Tak ing the Kingdom by Force." The Broth erhood will resume Its regular meeting at W 30 and begin a series of studies In the Sermon on the Mount Dr J. C, Wood, Jr . the president, wilt lead tho meeting tomorrow. Prof L M Roblnton, of the Episcopal Divinity School, wilt add rets the Clerical Brotherhood, In the church House at U o'clock, en "Prayer Book BevUloa." Photo by Guteknr.tr THE REV. L, MORRILL HAINER A former "sky pilot" to the cow boys, who is to preach hla firot sermon as pqstor of the Belmont Avenue Baptist Church on Sunday, October 11. He comes here from Ambler. BELMONT AVE. BAPTISTS TO HEAR NEW PASTOR Bev. L. M. Halner Preaches First Sermon to Congregation Tomorrow. The Rev. L. Slorrell Halnor, tho new pastor of the Belmont Avenue Baptist Church, will preach his nrst sermon there tomorrow. The Rov. Sir. Halner comes from a family of clergymen. His grandfather Is a minister In Canada and has eight sons who are ministers, as aro also two of his grandsons. Tho father of the new "West Philadelphia pastor la tho Rev. L. W. Halnor, paBtor of tho Calvary Bap tist Church, Norrlstown. Belmont Avenue's now pastor was born In Ontario, Canada, and educated In Bucknell University and Crozlor Semi nary. Following his graduation ho spent four years In "roughing it" aa a mis sionary In South Dakota and Slontana among the cowboys. Two years ago ho camo East to become pastor of tho Slount Fleasnnt BaptlBt Church, Ambler, whero he was serving when ho recevled tho call to como to Philadelphia. All notices Intended for publication In tho Saturday Rellalous Page of tho Evenlnn Ledger must be In thla office not later than Thursday evening. I'roteMnnt Eplcopnl CHURCH OF HID BOLT APOSTLES 21st and Chriitlan streets. Ilev. Oeorgo H. Toop, B. D , Rector. Hcly Communion. D.00 a. m. Morning Prayer and ermon, 10:30 a. m. Sunday School and Iilbla Classes, 2-80 p. m. Bcectal Musical Sen Ice and Sermon, 7:30 p. m. s Organist. F. Lyman Wheeler Harpist. Florence Adele Wlshtmon. Violinist. Hazel Hartmnn. PARISH OF ST. LUKE AND THE 1SPI 1'IIANT. Mth at. below Spruce Itev. DAVID M. STI1ELT5, Reetois 8 a. m. Holy Communion, in a. m. Sunday School. 11 a. m, Morning l'rajer and Sermon. -1 p m. ntenlng Prayer, Anthem nnd Ad dress Organ, harp and violin 1'rclude, In terlude and I'ostlude Dr. Howell S. Zullck, Tenor Soloist. Tho Rector will preach at both services. IIPIPIIANT CHAPEL 17th and Summer an. 8 a. m. Holy Communion. 11 a. m. Morning 1'rayer and Sermon. 2 45 p. m. Sunday School. 8 p. m. Rtenlng Prayer and Sermon. Ilev, Irving A. McUrow will preach. ST. AN'DllEW'S. 8th abote Spruco. "Men of the Now Testament." 11 a. m., "Simon, tho Sorcerer." Old Testa ment scenes. S p. m., "Tho Greatest Time piece," Hiicolnl music. Seats free. ST. UUOUGIS'H, 61st and Hazel ave. Itev. O. La 1'la Smith, 7 : 1). 10 30 nnd 7 30. st. james's cinmcii I'-'d and Walnut streets SURVICCH. Sunday October 11: Holv Communion, h a., m. Morning ITaycr and Sermon, 11 a, m. Choral Evensong and Short Address, 4 pm. Treacher, REV. S D McCONNEI.L, D. D. Formerly Hector of St Stephen's Churcn. STHAM8KK8 WELCOME ST JOHN'b. Brown below 3d, Dr Richmond preaches tomorrow. 10-30. "SPIRITUAL MILlrANCV." 7:43, "EPISCOPACY. UK EVANUELIbM WHICH 18 CH HI STAN?" ST. MARK'S CHURCH lflth and Locust Bts. The Hev. ELLIOTr WHITE. Hector. . Sunday. 7 and 8. Holy Communion. X 10XO, Matins. 11, Choral Eucharist, and 0 ri m.. Choral Evensong. -ay. 7, 7:43 and 8 a. in. and 0 p. m. The Hector will be the preacher on Sunday On Wednesdays and Fridays at II m. the Litany will bo said and intercessions for peace, made. lteformed FIRST N, A., 13th and Dauphin. Hev. John V. Hicks, Pastor, Communion, 10.30. Sun day School, 3 30. Sermon, 8 aiKlDF.I.HliRG, 10th and Oxford sts Dr. Zartman Services, 10 SO, 8:0, T-43. Reformed Episcopal OUR REDKKMUR 16th and Oxford sts AUGUSTIJb E. UAilNETT. D D. Reotor, 10 30 Unveiling the tablet in memory of the lata airs II. H Hoffman. J 30 Mr. n. D. Jonas, of Mexico 7 4B "Benedict XV'a Opportunity." Congregational CENTHAL CHUROH, 13th and Oreen slai Rev. W, V. BEHQ, Pastor. Mr. oerir win rreacn at Berir "will preach at 'll a, m. and 8 p. m. The Ilfbla school, 0:43 a. m. Th Junior Congregation unites with tha Church Bcrvke'at 11 a rn., special eermon to tha children. Socialist Literary Society SEVENTH SEASON Or PUULIC LECTUTlEl Vet-Ins Sunday, October lath, 3 p. m , at Broad fit Theatre Sptakcr, Morris llllqult, on 'Th Mission and Prospects of Social Ism " Music by Van den Iteemt String Guar tette. Prospectus nn request of Miss IL Phalps. Secretary, 62a N 4th st. Hiilrltuall.t MRfl. . ZOLLER LEES WILL CONDUCT msetlngs, Sunday etenlog, 8 o'clock, 13&S Columbia a.e. Jerman and Kngllah. Bwedenborglan fiEB N1SW JERUUALESL Unitarian KIUST ytftTARIAN. 2123 Chestnut st. Rev. C. E. BT. JOHN, Minister. 10 a m.. Sun day School. 11 a, m, the Minister will preach, 7.30 p m.. In the Chapel, llav. P. A. Tagllslatela will leoture In Italian, with lantern slides, on Columbus. OIKARD AVE (1520) Ilev. K B. OTAN8. 10 IB, "Will the Old-time Religion Reviver' 12. S B 7 45. Dr. HBNHY LEFFMANN, "geography and Civilization." Discussion. United Brethren SECOND CHURCH, SOth and Catharine. ' B C. KNK. P. P., 11. 8. a S.. 2 80. Universalis! C1IUHCII OB THE RESTORATION. Master bel. 17th at. John Clarence Leo. D. D.i 10:13. Worship, sermon. 2.30, Sunday School. Young Men's Christian Association CENTHAL-bunday 1pm lUbla Keoajng in Our Public Bchouls." by Dr Wilbur V. .Crafts, Washington, D. C Meeting open to mtn and women Diacuaslon invited. Music. Dso-ln Clssi, 3 p. m Thomas L. Lawton Leader Topic, "J onus Demonstrates " In- uuiufuui iriu WEST BRANCH. 62d end Susom sts. 4 p. in"." "A Qret HeWval Coming Our Way." sub ject of address hy Frederiek W Norcross. lUL'gloua Editor Public Ldar. Spacial JZc rent to Billy Sonday meetings. Henry W. L1s. soloist. Miscellaneous THE INTERNATIONAL SUNDAY1 SCHOOL L'on,1ll be taurbty Dr Da(r tonlgnt wa c&l" BL PftUl, "Wmtil BplS' CHRISTIAN AND MISSIONARY ALLIANCE IN CONVENTION Annual Gathering Opens Today, Prominent Speakers Attend. Tho annual convontlon of tho Christian nnd Missionary Alliance opened last night In Altlnneo Chapel, SOth street, above Spring Garden, and will be continued In that placo and In tho Spring Garden Slcthodlst Episcopal Church, 20th and Spring Garden streeta, until after October IB. The hov. Dr. Linn Bowman, pastor of tho Bprlns Garden Church, will bo th hont of the visitors. The speakers will Include tho rtov, A. D, Simpson, of New York, president of the Alliance; W, E. tllackstono, of Chi. cago; the llov. J. Hudson Ballard. Nyack, N. Y,: the Rov. W. W Newberry i Newark, N. J.j tho Hev. G. V Brown an,? 1 the Itev, John Coxr, of Wilmington, Del tho Ilev J It. Schnffer, of Philadelphia! ' the rtov. William Grumm, of Camden: lh rtov. E. SI. Collett, Charlotte, N. C t L. Frotz and Chnrlos II. Wulfken, of thli city, and the following missionaries: Thi Rev. E. O. .Tngo, Palestine. SIlss Ella; Utidy, China, and Sirs. Oscar Lapp, India, Thero will bo a platform moetlnc of i, International Union of Gospel Sltesloni I tonight nt 7-30 o'clock, In charge of sir. '-5 is. ai wnittcmora, tho prcaldcnt, To morrow, at 10 a. m., tliero will ba a pralsj nnd prayer service, nnd nt 11 o'clock n. Rev. J. Hudson Ballard will preach. aiJ MMt,nu f.. t .. m M.i .. "'. and at 3 o'clock there will be speaking by the Itev Sir. Schaffcr. In the evening Mr, i.aiiarn win aico prcacn. v. TO KEEP "HUMANE SUNDAY Nine Philadelphia Organizations tj Tnko Tart In Celebration. Plans aro being mado for tho obsrv ante of "Humano Sunday" In Pcnnayl. vanla on October M. Nino Philadelphia organizations engaged In humane work aro making tho plans for the local cele bration. It Is Intended to have special sermons and services In m63t of the city churches on that day In the hopo of creating a wider Interest In nil kinds of humane work. Tho committee In charge, composed of representatives of tho nine organizations, will meet on Tuesday aft ernoon nt 3 o'clock In tho ofllco Of tha Women's Society for the Prevention of Cruolty to Animals, to perfect tho plant. RELIGIOUS NOTICES Hnptlst CHBbTNUT STREET IIAPTIfaT CHURCH "" Chestnut at., west of 40th. GEORGE D. ADAMS, D. D., Tastor. I O CV Brotherhood of A, nnd P 10 .10 a. m Worship and Fcrmon by Pastors 2.:t0 y, m Rally Day In Sunday School 7:45 p. m. Worship and ijcrmon hy Pastor, FIFTH nArTIST CHURCH, Spring OaroTi nnd ISth sts, Re. W. Quay Rosselle. pK D., D D., Pastor lOSIO a. m.. "Tho UosmI of Christ"; 7 45 p. m.. "What Doth Ool Jlequlro7": 7 30 p. m Organ Hocltal. Mr. Fred 15. Ashbriduo, Jr., Organist; Frederick E. Hnhn. Violinist SECOND BAPTIST HELPINO HAND CM31 meets nt 2.30, 7th hclow Glrnrd ae. ftm. J. McKee, Leader. The John C. Sayre Quin tet will slnir. First celebration of Uothaar Anchorage for Girls nnd Women nt 301 Nnrlh 0th nt. on Tumi1.iv. Thnrcflv ,m Sunday nlghte, October 111, 15 and 18 At Galileo Mission, Darlcn nnd Vine sts., Fri day nlKht. slect entertainment hy the Jobs. C. Snjra Quintet. Wm. II Young, director, lor the benefit of tho Anchorage, consistlsi of ocnI nnd Instrumental music, recitations, choiuB pieces, etc., over 100 hnxlni; tolim teered. Prof. Geo. Traccy, orsnnlst. Ta bo given at the Second Raptlst Church. Jti below Glrnrd avo Lndy ushers In charts, The following Bpeakcrn will take part Re, Elmer Powell, Rev. W. Dallas Cope, il(. C. Clay Green, Hev, A. M Wltmer, Wm. I. Plchett. Mr. Andrew S. Murphy, Assistant Director of Supplies of our city, nnd Jola C. Snyro and F Novln Wlcst cornetlst, Publla cordially welcome Tonlrht, Galilee Mission, Sirs. Arne, itn. Hlnkler and Louis and little Laurn will slnr. 1SAPTIST TEMPLE, Ilrnart nnd Herks. UUBSELL II. CON'WEI.L. Pastor. Morning, 10.30. Dllile School. 2 30. Eve., 7 Hi Nicholas Douty. I Phtla,'s noted tenor will assist chorus t( livening service. Dr. Conwell will preach morning nnd evenlrr. Organ Recital. 7 15. Wm. Powell Twadeli,! irrcnntai nnn .Miisicni iJirecmr Christian nnd Missionary Alliance ANNUAL CONVENTION. October H to 13. la the Alliance Chinel and tho Spring Gardes M. E. Church., 20th and Spring Garden To night, Platform Meeting of Mission Worker T. L. Freti presiding. Tomorrow, 10 10, Itr, J. Hudson Ballard: .'( p m., Itav J R. Hchaffer, subject, ''Is Christianity n Fall urer" 7:15. In tho M. U. Church. Dr Ballari will preach. Monday. S p. m.. and Tuesday, 10 SO a. m, W. E. Dlacfcstone, author of "Jesus Is Coa Ing." will epeak Thursday, 3 and 8 p. m, Dr. A. H Blmpson. ot New York. Dreiel Htddte Itlhle Clinics DRI7XEL niDDLn TtlBLE CLASSES. Have you considered how much good l can do for our Church ' Our slogan Bltli Study. Brotherhood ond Christian UnltJ, General Offices, 1017 ML Vernon st. Franklin Home FRANKLIN HOME FOR THE REF0R1U T1UN OF INEUIMATE3. Oil U1T I. us, H-J Sundays, 8 p. m Service conducted hy It! il. Heed Mtnnloh Lutberun TAUERNACLE, Mlth und Spru eWm J. ML jcr, Jr., iu ho, 7 '-lo. s. &., - flu p m. TKMPLK 52,t and nare-Hev. A Pohlmail M D.. 10 30 n. m.. 2 10 and 7 IS. Communion will to celebrated and new nta-J para reccnen tomorrow. , Methodist Uplscopal CHURCH OF THE ADVOCATE ayno n.e and Queen lane, OermanunrB, OLADSTOND HOLM, MINISTER. 10.15 "Under tha Juniper Tree." 7 15 'WanteH Rfrniil,.'" Tuesday, 8 CO. Mass-meeting of Men of 01 jnaniown. Address byJJev George O. Power. THE riRST MBTHODIbT CHURCH GERMANTOWN CHARLES WESLEY BURNS. Minister, Mornlhg Sin ico. ten rorty-flte "A DURAIILE HERO" Ecnlng faerice. tlaht "THE SEED OF WARS" Muilc hy vested t,oy , hntr Welcome PARK A'VENUE CHURCH. I'ni1! nva anrt K',erla ItMV. ntillKItT UAGNBLL. D. D JILVT-l TER. I 10 30-' THE LOVE OF CHRIST IN -l MAN'S LIFE" 2 so nil VWSRI.UR riim.B ci abs fci . mi:n. t.K'VPX.'-l'ir LT Th .., Mn.,1. 11 PI Jobfi! son." Preaching, 10 .W "and 7 15. EveaWl tb&me. ' God Measuring Men " .l ell 10 30 "The Mvstery of the chisi"! Name." 7 45. "The Lttst Nldht In gjdoffl- New Jerusalem (Hwedenborglon) U-'A PPI, T I'liVLMi 'm i iyt" u fh l.i ject of the Sermon. Sunday mornlnit W &M pastor, tha Rev CHARLES W HARVyJ at the Cl-iirch of tho New Jerusaieni, cij and chestnut ets berWco at U 'w! bunday :chool at 0 30 All seats are ffI KverHiody Is welcomt- ,i"i'licn el THE ARCH S'lHLtT PHESUYTEIUi' 1 I'HURCH ism and Arch Re KmI llard Macaitney will nrcach ai 10 li 3 "The Last Will of Jesus. A and at 8 P m.i "lha Contagion of Faith" 7 30 f ra,"-! it....... inn cuai on Turner Memorial organ . . TltK viiTitrii iiiwi,vTi--itiAT,: cirUKCi South 47th st. an.i KlnKsosstnB ave M" ter. tha HEV. JOHN' T. HI, EVE. I O. 10 45 a jn., "Tha Heath of Stephen ., 7 45 p m.. "And Enoch Walked With 0A Fporlal music at the evening service. HOI'K I'llBBBYTEKIAN'-tlilTtClf, Sfd and Whartpn sts Minister. Hev J. GIIAY BOLTON p. f Rev WIMJAM TAYLOR t'AWWBl Assistant. 10-W a, ro-Rov Caldwell will prea"1..,. 7 4.1 p. m -Itev. Dr Bolton Subject, w renne and Perensle Warfare . ST I'AIL PHE&BY'l-ERIAN CIURCII Bdltlinore d., lor 60th st i.u(if n j hevehidue ikb, n. n, imut 10 4T a m. Public Worship 2 VI r m - Graded Bible School 7 15 ji ni-Ekenlng Worship ..,,, r n will iJiea.ch mining anJ K! Muslobyoo quartet hoir All i"'! "5 TA1 EHNACLE "PRESI1VTKRIA.N ' H' Rrfl Wist Philadelphia, i hestnut st 87lh tt Ilev John AIUu Blur D D. Mil"'"' 11 a m -Conimunlou P,rl-e -(-b u m -' Forth to tb Mighty """" Sunday School 2 SO C E b,liy '? Btmnners cordially el. jmed - WOODLAND !TllBBYTmANCHl'K-'' 42,1 ami Pine sts JAMES RAMSAY BWAIN. Minister . 10 30-BrolhrbMd Ir. il. C Wood, J- 11.00 fvwsbli).1' Sermon by Bv Jola " Hutliarland. D. D .,, 2 45-Ulble Schoul New rhoia' invSa, SOU Wfirihln ICem n hv Vt 'a "Taklnz the Kin? lorn tn 1 :.! IX you are lc kin,- for a ir 1 " I i '-Mini loou ana all lay uo'ase "