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THE WASHINGTON HEBALD, SATURDAY, JTJLY 15, 1911..
THE TREND OF THINGS
Gro-rrth of Salvation Army
In an old building in Philadelphia,
where previously chairs had been mend
ed, the Salvation Army had Its beginning
In the United States in March. 1SS0. Its
report for the last year. Just issued,
shows the -tremendous growth which It
has attained in the thirty years. Out
doors last year It Is stated that 173,000
meetings were held, attended W 15,000,000
persons. In halls the meetings numbered
215,000, ana 8,000,000 adults and 1,500,000
children came to them. The number of
converts claimed to have been made by
the army last year was 6,E5i A few
years ago army hotels were started to
take the place of the mean and poor ones
often maintained for private profit. Last
year no fewer than 1,561.677 lodgings were
provided. The poverty problem was en
tered upon by the army, not with invest!'
gallons as to worthiness, but with work
to do for which wages are paid. Last
year the army gave 2,156,153 meals to poor
men in return for work, and gave them
in wages $325,000. Employment was found
for more than 70,000 persons, of whom
more than 60,000 were men. In the train,
tag college, of which there are four.
200 to 800 young men and women are
graduated each year, all of whom engage
In army work in the largo cities. During
the last five years property held by the
army Is claimed to have Increased In
amount by $2,500,0000.
Churches Pnahlnxr Social Service.
The social service commission of the
Federal Council has set on foot a plan
for a social service convention, to be held
early in the autumn, the purpose of
which is to secure the inauguration of
social service work in all religious bodies
represented in the council. It Is stated
that of these -bodies, some thirty in num
ber and representing 16,000,000 to 18,000,000
members, only two bodies, the Presby
terian and Congregational, have now
commissions with organized work and
salaried secretaries to push It. A third,
the Episcopal, has taken steps to start
such. At least a dozen moro commis
sions will be urged by the new secretary
of the council, the Hev. Dr. Charles T.
Macfarland. The theory of the council is
that social service can only be adequate
ly rendered by the churches through fed
eration, and that su service ought to
be placed upon the same level of effi
ciency and financial support as are Chris
tian missions, and education. The new
secretary,, the Rev. Dr. Macfarland, is
chairman of arrangements for the hold--ing
of the social conference next falL
Catholics Co-operating for World
Catholic bishops, clergy, and federa
tions of laymen are gratified with the
letter of .Pope Pius X to Mgr. Falconlo.
apostolic delegate at Washington, upon
the subject of world peace. Most federa
tions of Catholic laymen had already
acted as such, but the national one,
meeting next month In Columbus, will,
it Is said, recognize in Its resolutions the
recommendations of the Pope, and pledge
co-operation with President Taft
Through the initiative of Cardinal Moran,
of Sydney, the promotion of peace al
ready forms part of the Catholic move
ment in Australia. Protestants who are
furthering co-operation between mlnli
ters and prominent laymen of Germany,
England, and the United States are also
expressing gratification at the stand
taken by the Pope, and looking to It to
help their plans materially this fall, when
further cementing of Christian world
forces will be continued. In his letter to
Mgr. Falconlo the Pope points out the
leadership of many of his predecessors
in such peace movements of the past as
hae made the present one possible.
Carnegie Fund and Catholic Edu
cation. Catholic educators, in their eighth an
nual convention, condemn In severe w ords
tho Carnegie fund founded to pension
teachers, calling' it an "Irresponsible pri
vate agency for the de-Chrlstlanlzing of
education." They indorse the high-school
movement among Catholics, and the
Catholic University extension plan, the
latter Including a summer school opened
this year for the first time at Brookland,
Washington, the seat of the university.
Efforts arc to be made, under direction
of these educators, to extend Catholic
education among deaf-mutes. The presi
dent of the Catholic Education Associa
tlon, elected for the coming year, is the
Right Rev. Dr. Mgr, T. J. Shahan, presi
dent of the Catholic University. The
convention was by far the most success
ful yet held, and much progress was
made In the task of co-ordinating paro
chial and high-school courses of study
with each other and with the Catholic
University. There are represented in
the association nearly all of the 225 col
leges for beys, the 6W academies for
girls, and the 5,000 parochial schools.
The new effort in behalf of high schools
contemplates their founding In every
principal city, to stand at the head of
-. the "parochial schools, and the improve
7nent(of their courses of study.
Gothic and English Gothic.
The Continent for to-day has this
paragraph touching the architecture of
the Cathedral of St John the Divine:
The. contention over what architect
shall finish the remaining two-thirds of
the vast Cathedral of St John the Divine
in New York turns on the rather subtle
question of what the architecture of a
church ought to express. The substitu
tion of Mr, Cram to direct the construc
tion Jn piace of Mr. I Farge, -who drew
the -original plan, signifies confessedly
that the building committee has come to
desire a pure Gothic edifice, for Mr. Cram
is a passionate advocate of the idea that
Gothic is the only architectural style
which really summons men to worship.
Mr. La Farge. on the other hand, de
clares that Gothic speaks simply the
spirit of the medieval age In which it
originated and that English Gothic is
.significant only for England. If the Prot
estant Episcopal Church wishes to repre
sent in Its American cathedral merely
Its descent from the Church of England,
then well and good, Mr. Cram and his
Gothic obsession are all richt But if trie
purpose Is to erect In New York a building-
for all the people, significant of the
meeting of all races In the gateway of
the New World, then be insists still that
bis original design an acknowledged; In
termingling of both Gothic and Roman
esque, with new American elements la
far more appropriate. But Irrespective of
reasons and relations, it appears that In
point of fact Mr. Cram has present right
of way, and he will surely do all he can
to make or St. jonn the Divine a aothic,
and probably an English Gothic church.
Quaker Colleges Financially Helped.
Within the last few months Orthodox
Quakers have put two of their educa
tional Institutions on an Improved flnan
clal basis. Fenn College, Iowa, estab
lished about forty years ago, and repre
senting the new type of progressive
Friends of the West, has raised $122,000
for endowment. The home county. Me
haska, contributed $55,000 of the amount
Earlham College, at Richmond, Ind., dat
ing back some sixty years, has wiped out
a debt of $50,000 and raised $8,000 besides
Penn College has now endowment funds
of $200,000, and Earlham considerably
more than that, with conditions free for
entering upon plans for an even larger
sum. Pacific and Nebraska Central col
leges, both Quaker institutions and re
cently established, are seeking endow
ments. Friends are saying that these
advances at Penn and Earlham mean
much to the development of the Society
of Friends, especially in the Middle West
Sandfly Schools Forirlntr Ahead.
The Sunday school convention held In
San Francisco proved successful beyond
expectations. There were no epoch-mak
ing speeches, but there was much of the
tabiitute and conference, with freedom
from differences and practically every
religious and educational Interest in
America represented. At all of the-prln-cipal
meetings audiences averaged 6,000,
and the conferences crowded the largest
churches. The adult Bible' class proces
sion through the streets was 10,000 men
strong, each man carrying a Bible. Ban
ners were in the procession representing
Canada, Mexico, and South America, and
the whole affair amounted to a big re
ligious reception in the streets, men sing
ing, shouting, and giving San Francisco
such an exhibition of religious enthusi
asm by men as It never saw before. The
differences over the introduction of ex
planatory matter into the advanced les
sons other than passages from the Bible
were adjusted to suit the progressives, a
wide latitude' being allowed. The secre
tary's report showed that in the terri
tory of the international committee for
three years past 53,330 conventions were
held, or forty-eight per day. Adult Bible
classes enrolled with the general office
have a total membership of 1,000.000.
Prominence was given at the convention
to the subject of teacher training. In
1902 there were enrolled in classes for
such training one In 111 of all officers and
teachers In schools of North America.
To-day one In twelve Is so enrolled. The
actual achievement of Sunday schools in
getting persons into church membership
was put at 1.198.C2 for the three years
since 1905, or a gain of 290,000 over the
preceding three years.
With the Disciples.
The death of Herbert Monlnger, who
became, two or three years ago, a de
nominational secretary for the Church of
the Disciples, and who had made a spe
cialty of teacher training, is a distinct
loss not only to the church, but also to
the Sunday-school world. Mr. Monlnger
attracted considerable attention outside
of his own fellowship, being well known
in interdenominational Sunday-school hv
SILVER BAY CONFERENCE
OPENS NATIONAL CAMPAIGN
The Men and Religion Forward Move
ment has already registered more than
one hundred men for its conference at
Silver Bay, on Lake George, July 23 to 30,
and expects that almost all the ninety
cities in which conventions are to be
held the coming year will have men
there. The conference Is to make final
plans for what promises to be. It is said.
the greatest -campaign yet held. This
campaign is to be Inaugurated In simul
taneous meetings to fee held In 8t Paul
and Minneapolis during" the first week in
October. All members of all three
teams of instructors will be present and
from these cities the teams will radiate
for a continuous tour that Is to last until
tho following May. A fourth team, chiefly
for work in the East, will start with the
new year. Committees have been formed
In most States, and these are now plan
ning teams of speakers for conventions
In cities in their respective fields not
visited by the principal teams. The ajm
of the whole movement, as has been
published, is to 'increase In the heads and
hearts of men and boys of the United
States and Canada the amount of old
fashioned religion and Its expression in
personal work. The teams are experts
In many lines and are really faculties for
the holding of institutes on work among
coys, missions, Bible study, and the like.
Among the speakers who will participate
in me programme at Silver Bay are Rev.
Charles Gllke. of Chicago; Rev. J. W,
Williamson. D. P., of st Louis; Rev.
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the "Flaa-Anto and others.
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1330 G Street
Hubert C. 'Herring, D. D., of the Con
gregatlonal Home Missionary Society;
Rev. C. -Silvester Home, of Whitfield's
Central Mission, London; Rev. Clarence
A. Barbour, D. p., of New York; Rev.
Robert Moore, D. D., a former pastor of
Foundry M. E. ChurcTi of this city,
and now of Brooklyn; Dr. Ira Land-
rith, of Nashville; William Edgar
Gell. of London, and Rev. Charles
Btelxle. of the Presbyterian department
of church and labor.
The conference will afford a chance
for the local committeemen to become
acquainted with the team members who
win visit their cities In the campaign
and facilitate the smooth working re
lations by instruction In the general
ideala and plans of the campaign. Wash
ington is to be represented by several
laymen, among them Maurice E. Miller,
M. D, and Charles F. Nesblt
WITH THE EPISCOPALIANS.
The summer vacation period is at hand
for most of the clergy and choirs. Au
gust is the most popular month for the
vacation period, but many of the tired
workers are away now, or are preparing
to go. Of course, church work goes on
In all the churches. Not one of them is
closed. To be sure, services are cut down
to a minimum and pastoral visiting Is
reduced considerably, but connected with
all the churches throughout the year is
a steady congregation, which must be
cared for and ministered unto, and there
fore at every church either the rector or
an assistant or a supply, sometimes
known as a locum tenens, Is in charge.
Apropos of a supply or substitute who
rejoiced in the Latin equivalent as his
title, this has come to hand:
"Is the rector home?" a visitor in
quired one day at the rectory.
"No, sir," camo the prompt reply, "but
the local demon Is."
Which seems to show that, we would
better stick to the vernacular.
Among the clergy away on vacation
from the city for several weeks are Revs.
J. Henning Nelms, Randolph H. McKIm,
R. Cotton Smith, Herbert Scott Smith,
and E. M. Mott Rev. J. J. Dlmon, rector
of St Andrew'jr Church, Fourteenth and
Corcoran streets, has established himself
and family at Laurel for the Bummer, bo
that he can be near his parish for serv
ice at any time. St Andrew's Church,
by the way, was among those buildings
injured by lightning In the heavy thunder
storm of a week ago. The damage, how
ever, was not great Rev. Dr. Pettis, Mr.
Dlmon's honorary assistant has gone to
the Virginia Capes to recuperate after an
attack of grip.
Rev. Thomas A. Johnstone, rector of
St Philip's, Laurel. Md., and Mrs. John
stone, who spent the winter and spring
at Clover Leaf Inn. are now at St
Philip's rectory again, where they will
be for tho summer. On July 17 the
Senior St. Andrew Brotherhood Assem
bly will hold its midsummer meeting In
St PhiliD's Church.
Owing; to the breakdown in health of
Bishop Mackay-Sraith. Bishop of Penn
eylvania, on which account the bishop
las resigned his work in Pennsylvania,
It is most likely that Washington will
again hava iilm end his family as resi
dents of th? city at their handsome resi
dence in Sixteenth street
A beautiful brass cross, presented by
her daughters In memory of Charlotte
Templeman Naylor, was recently placed
in Trinity Church, Dorsey, Howard
Rev. J. M. E. McKee, of St Thomas'
Church, near Dupont Circle, is a patient
at the Garfield Hospital, where he has
undergone an operation, which was, hap
pily o.uite successful, and he is Improv
A movement Is well under way to raise
a fund In the Maryland Diocese to erect
a parish house at Locust Point as a
memorial to Bishop Faret, for so many
years rector of Epiphany Church, this
Mr. Clifford V. Church, of St John's
Church Brotherhood Chapter, has been
appointed byithe president of thn 7apo1
assembly chairman of the committee to
work up the delegation from the Wash
ington Senior Brotherhood chapters to
the next national convention, which meets
in Buffalo, N. Y next October. These
annual conventions of the Brotherhood
of St Andrew are a great power for
It Is a very curious' coincidence that at
the present moment there are actually
eight bishops bearing the name of Will
iams In the Episcopal Church. A few
months ago there were nine, but with
the passing of Channing Moore Williams,
for many years Bishop of Shanghai,
China, the number was reduced to eight
These are-Bishops Gershon Mott Will-
lams, of Marquette, iMlch.; Arthur
Llewellyn Williams, of Nebraska: Charles
D. Williams, of Michigan, in the United
States? Walker H. Williams, of Bangor,
Wales; David Williams, of Huron, Can
ada; Joseph Watkln Williams, of Kaf
fraria, Africa; Arthur A. Williams, of
Tlnncrvelly, India, and William Leonard
Williams, late of Walapu, New Zealand,
. As the name Winiams, allied i with
David Watkln Llewellyn, suggests Welsh
origin. It hardly looks as if the Episcopal
Church was "alien in Wales."
A copy of the constitution and canons
showing the -amendments and additions
adopted at the annual conventions held
In the ve&rs 1908. 1909. 1910. and 1911 has
Just leen received by "embers of the
Canon XTV shows it to be the duty of
all rectors of parishes and ministers of
congregations to take an offering on
Thanksgiving Day, or on some other day,
for the general clergy relief Yuha.
This is a most Important fund. It is
a pity, hewever, the excellent clergy re
lief fund Is not also atalterly provided
for. Terr of Um clergy and still fewer
ef 'the laity knew tie working' of this
rs&ktk ana tks goo-J K la dot?.
Rev. Henry Antlo. secretary Church'
Mission Houm, yeurth avenue, Nw
York, is always (lad to aawer questions.
Making and ehanglag canons Is not th
easiest thing In the world. Any propo
sition to change an existing canon or to
adopt a new one must be made by res
olution, presented in writing to the con
vention. Unless said resolution Is in
troduced on the first day of the session
of the convention, it cannot be acted upon
until the next succeeding convention or
by unanimous consent It less than
three-fifths of the clerical and of the
lay delegates of the convention entitled
to seats aro present and voting, a two
thirds majority shall be necessary to
make any change in a canon or to adopt
a new canon.
The Board of Missions Is urglnfjnarish
authorities to consider the possibility of
the weekly offering for church exten
sion through the duplex envelope. It Is
one of the features of the forward move
ment The duplex envelope plan Includes
an every member canvass for a subscript
tlon on the weekly basis and the mis'
slonary committee of men to disseminate
Information and co-operate with the rec
tor in developing missionary zeal in the
congregation The Board of Missions has
such faith In the w,eekly offering plan for
missions that it is willing to supply du
plex envelopes free for the first year to
any congegatlon willing also to adopt the
simple suggestions of the board with re
gard to the method of thelp, distribution
The new chaplain at the Naval Acad
emy, Chaplain Scott will nter on his
duties to-morrow. Hl3 coming has been
somewhat delayed. The new midshipmen
are all there, and an Interesting work is
at once assured.
Rev. Dr. Thomas J. Packard, rector of
Rockville (Montgomery County) parish,
who has been far from well for some
time past Is now at Clover Lick, W.
Va., where he Is happily recovering from
a second attack of phlebitis.
The American Board, the foreign-mis
sion organization of CongregatlonaUsts,
is compelled. It says, to issue a personal
appeal to Its supporters If it would avert
a threatened deficit for the year of $50,000
at least. It states that its contributions
for nine months from churches have in
creased b $31,000, due. It believes, to a
larger Interest In missions and the steadi
ly growing gifts of CongregatlonaUsts,
but that there Is a falling off In legacies
of $32,000. Its year ends in September.
CongregatlonaUsts are putting into op
eration an apportionment plan which they
and the officers of its oldest board hope
may make appeals In future years un
necessary. The board has work in twen
ty foreign fields. In Its appeal, and to
prove the value of missions as a Chris
tian Investment, the board states the fol-lo-ving:
"In the fifty years from I860 to
1910 Congregational Church membership
grew 2,330 per cent. Tho number of pu
pils in schools on mission fields Increased
780 per cent native workers on the same
fields 637 per cent and churches 533 per
cent The increased cost of the work to
CongregatlonaUsts at home has been only
130 per cent"
To-morrow morning the Rev. Charles
Stelzle will preach at the Church of the
Covenant on "Can the church make
good?" and In the evening at the Cove
nant tent on "The cure for worry." The
evening service will be preceded by a half
hour's musical service, beginning at 7:30
o'clock, led by Mr. Joseph T. Matthieu,
assisted by membere of the United States
ReV. Wallace Radcliffe, D. D., and Mrs.
Radcllffe left the city this week for a so
journ in Wisconsin and Michigan until
tho middle of September. During the
pastor's absence the pulpit of the New
York Avenue Presbyterian Church will
be occupied by four different Presby
terian clergymen. Next Sunday and the
following Sunday Rev. J. A. Howerton,
D. D., of Washington and Lee University,
and a personal friend of the pastor for
many years, is to supply the pulpit Dr.
Howerton is quita well known to Wash
ington Presbyterians, having preached
here on several occasions. Other minis
ters who will occupy the pulpit Include
Rev. W. H. Bates, D. D., at present a
resident of Washington; Rev. David
Wills, Jr.. D. D., of New York City, and
Rev. W. T. Stuchell, of Rahway, N. J.
Each of these supplies will occupy the
pulpit two Sabbaths, and will also con
duct the midweek service on Thursday
evening. New York Avenue's summer
schedule calls for morning public worship
at 11 o'clock, the evening service being
omitted In June,' July, August and Sep
tember. The organist for the summer Is
Mr. James H. Cheney; precentor, Mr.
Thomas L. Jones, and Anton Kaspar as
slsts as violinist
Next Sunday morning, at the Washing
ton Heights Presbyterian Church, the
Rev, A. D. Sutherland, who was recently
admitted to the Presbytery of Washing
ton, will occupy- the, pulpit In the absence
of the pastor. Rev. Mr. Sutherland came
to Washington a year ago, from the pas
torate of the Presbyterian Church of Co
lumbus City, Ind., and has been identi
fied with the religious work department
of the Young Men's Christian Association
as Its director.
At the Eckington Presbyterian Church
on Sunday morning Rev. Dr. Elliott of
Oregon, will occupy the pulpit Rev. Mr.
Elliott an Ohloan by birth, and for many
years a successful pastor In, that State,
is at present the guest of his daughter.
Mrs. Paul H. Hickok, of this city.
The United Presbyterian Church has
recently organized a commission to in
vestigate Into the reasons, why more
young men of Just' the kind that 'every
body wants arc not entering" the Tninistry
Of the church. The findings of this com
mittee aro to be made known In a report
next spring. No doubt If their work Is
thorough many, denominations outside of
the United Presbyterian will be equally
concerned to learn "the reason why'
That the degree "Doctor of Divinity"
is not necessarily to be reserved as an
exclusive ministerial title wae sueeted
last year at Edinburgh University, which
bestowed that degree upon Robert E.
Speer, a layman, who is a graduate of
Princeton College and who has been
secretary of the Presbyterian Board of
Foreign Missions for many years. Prince
ton University has heeded the precedent
so established by Edinburgh and has hon
ored John R. Mott with a D. D. Dr.
Mott had been given an LI. D. by Edin
burgh last summer. It may be said that
neither of the gentlemen are at a(ll par
ticular to have the title used In address
ing them and apparently tKey get along
very well without it
At their recent assembly the Southern
Presbyterians rejected the amendment of
the Westminster confession of faith
which offered to replace that ambiguous
section about the "elect infants dying in
infancy." This year -the presbyteries will
vote on, an overture from the Louisville
Assembly reading thus: "Infants dying
In Infancy are regenerated and saved by
Christ." With that adopted It would be
difficult for any one to claim that tho
Presbyterian creed teaches Infant damna
tion in the South.
At Northfield. Mass , from the 21st to
28th, the Fifth Interdenominational Wom
an's Home Mission Conference occurs,
and among the teachers announced are
Mrs. D. Elmer Wlber. of the New York
Avenue Church in this city, who will
conduct the 'study In "Conservation of
Presbyterians generally, as well as tho
Church of the Covenant members, will
Join In condolence of the family of Dr
Walcott in the tragic death of Mrs
Walcott 'n this week's railroad horror at
Bridgeport Mrs. Walcott was a devoted
member of the Church of the Covenaut.
CA THOLIC CHURCHES.
Solemn requiem mass was offered in
St Patrick's Church on Tuesday morn
ing for Sister M Euphrasia, of the Sisters
of the Holy Cross, who died last week at
the mother house of te order, St.
Mary's. Notre Dame. Ind Sister Eu
phrasia, with the aid of three other Sis
ters, established St Joseph's Male Or
phan Asylum In this city In the year
1854. At the outbreak of the civil war
Sister Euphrasia went to the front as a
nurse, returning In 1875 to her post nt the
orphan asvlum. In 1903, at the conclusion
of her annual retreat at the mother
house, she requested to be relieved of
her responsibilities, owing to ' falling
health, nnd her request was complied
with. During the thirty years in which
St. Joseph's Male Orphan Asylum was
under St. Euphrasla's direction it devel
oped and prospered, stanch supporters
gathered around It. and numerous mod
ern conveniences that make the home
comfortable for the boys were installed.
A wide circle of friends throughout
Washington regretted her passing. She
gave the best part of her life to the
service of the orphans, and no more fit
ting earthly reward could be imagined
than the peace and quiet of the beautiful
Holy Cross home at St Mary's, where she
spent the six closing years of her life
Accompanied by Right Rev. T. J. Sha
han, S. T. D.. rector of tho Catholic
University, and Very Rev A. P. Doyle.
C. 8. P., of the Apostolic Mission House,
300) Sisters of the teaching orders, who
were studying at the Catholic University
summer school, were received by Presi
dent Taft in the East Room of the White
House on Thursday afternoon.
The Sisters of the Blessed Virgin Mary
aro planning the establishment of a per
manent house for their teachers In Wash
ington. Six of the Sisters are now at the
The members of the Third Sunday Bri
gade, famous throughout the country
since tho great field mass parade, will at
tend the 7 o'clock mass in St Aloyslus'
Church to-morrow morning and receive
their monthly communion. There will be
the usual stirring congregational singing
and a short sermon by Father McDon
nell. S. J.
Gonzaga Hall was filled on Monday,
Tuesday, and Wednesday evenings, when
the moving pictures showing the military
field mass were displayed. President
Taft and the members of his Cabinet
Mgr. Russell. Father McDonnell. Father
Smyth, of St Patrick's Church, who as
sisted the President, and all of the dis
tinguished members of church and state
who participated in the ceremonies ap
pear splendidly In the pictures.
The Children of Mary, of St Patrick's
Church, will receive holy communion to
morrow morning at the 8 o'clock mass.
The members of St Mary's Seminary
class of 1901 are planning a reunion to
commemorate the tenth anniversary of
their ordination to the priesthood. Rev.
James A. Smyth, of St Patrick's Church,
Is president of the class, and Rev. Ed
ward L. Buckey, of St. Matthew's
Church, is secretary.
One of the centers of religious activity
in Washington is tho Franciscan Monas
tery, one of the cluster of religious houses
that surround tho Catholic University.
It carries Into our modem American life,
with its replica of the holy places and
the catacombs, something of a quaint
Old World touch. It is a mecca for not
only many devout Catholics, but for
great numbers of non-Catholics. Father
Godfrey Schilling, O. F. M.. has Just re
turned to the monastery as Its guardian,
after an absence of ten years in Egypt
while Father Bede Oldegeerlng, who has
been the superior, goes to the far West
to do mission work. Though founded as
a house of studies for friars' minors
preparing for work in the Holy Land,
this monastery, owing to the large mem
bership of the Third Order of St Francis
In Washington, has become a potent fac
tor in the religious life of the Capital
Services at the monastery during the
summer are as follows: On Sundaysand
holy days, masses at 6, 7:30, and 9
o'clock; benediction of the blessed sacra
ment at 3:30 p. m. On Tuesdays, devo
tions in honor of St Anthony are held
at 9 a. m. On Friday afternoons at 3
o'clock the way of the cross Is made,
followed by benediction of the blessed
The members of the League of the
Sacred Heart in the Church of the Na
tivity will receive holy communion at the
7 o'clock mass to-morrow.
Extensive preparations are being made
by Father Bischoff, pastor of the Church
of the Nativity, for a lawn party to be
held on the evenings of August 1 and 2.
The Interior of St Mary's German
Catholic Church is being- completely ren
ovates. When the work Is completed St
Mary's wilt be one of the most beautiful
churches In the diocese.
A. stirring meeting of St Martin's Holy
Name, Society was held In St Martin's
Hall hut Sunday night. A feature of the
society's monthly meetings to the inter
esting reports of practical Catholic work
accomplished by the organization during
A lawn party will be given by St An
thony's Church beginning on Monday
evening, July 17. Summer evenings in
Brookland are ideal, and the grounds of
the Benedictine Convent can scarcely be
Improved upon for the conducting of lawn
The executive board of the Catholic
Young Men National Union has se
lected October 23 and 21 as the dates for
the annual convention of the organiza
tion, at Washington, D. C
WITH THE MEIHODISJTS.
Rev. W. R. Wedderspoon, D. D., pastor
of Foundry Methodist Episcopal Church,
r 111 preach on Sunday morning and even
ing prior to his departure from the city
for the vacation season. In the morning
he will treat the theme, "The sure word
of nromlse." and at the "bright hour
service, beginning at 8 p. m., he will
speak on "God's voice In the Yosemite
Dr. and Mrs. Wedderspoon will go to
Bay View, Mich., where Dr. Wedderspoon
will taife part for a week or ten days In
the assembly there, with Bishops Berry
and Hughes. After the close of the as
sembly, he will rest for a while in Can
ada. returnlne early In September. Dur
ing the pastor's absence. Rev. N. H.
Holmes, D. D, of the Pittsburg Con
ference, will have charge of all pastoral
and church services. Dr. Holmes is a
preacher of great ability, and has already
won the hearts of all who have met him
during his sojourn in the city for .the
few weeks past
All the regular services of the church
will be continued during July and August
The large, cool auditorium of Foundry
Church and the attractive "bright hour"
serv ice on Sunday evenings showj larger
attendance than usual for a city church
on Sunday evenings
Bishop E. E. Hoss, of Nashville, Tenn.,
one of the leading men of the Southern
Methodist Church, will preach at Mount
Vernon Place Church on Sunday morn
ing at the 11 o'clock service. The bishop
Is on his .way from Chautuaqua, N. Y.,
where he has been lecturing. He was
formerly editor of the Nashville Christian
CHRISTIAN ENDEA VOR.
The Young People's Society of Christian
Endeavor of Keller Memorial Lutheran
Church has installed the following offi
cers: Claude A Derr, president: Miss
Marie Humphrey, vice president; Ralph
Little, recording secretary; Miss Ethel
Batson, corresponding secretary; Warren
Seltzer, treasurer; Mrs A. W. Cummey,
Intermediate adviser: Mrs. J. L. Deveney,
Junior superintendent; Miss Marie Hum
phrey, lookout committee chairman; Har
ry Snyder, missionary committee chair
man; Mrs. I A Kalbach, prayer-meeting
chairman: William Weber, music
committee chairman. Miss Joy Colwell,
social committee chairman
Eastern Presbyterian C. E. Society will
have an echo meeting of the Atlantic
City convention on Sunday, July 23, when
the returned delegates of this society and
others will make reports of the best fea
tures of the 1911 convention.
Miss Hilda Ulrickson, delegate of tho
First Congregational Endeavor Society
to the SIIer Bay (N. Y.) Young People's
Missionary Conference, started from
Washington this week to attend the ses
sions of that organization, from July 11
Kendall Baptist young people will con
tinue throughout the summer their regu
lar Sunday and Tuesday evening Chris
tian Endeavor meetings. The three dele
gates of the society to the Atlantic City
convention will report to the society at a
date to be announced.
Among- the Washington pastors who
were in attendance this week upon the
sessions of the Christian Endeavor con
vention at Atlantic City were Revs. S. H.
Woodrow and S. R. Swift First Congre
gational Church: Rev F. T. Benson,
Rhode Island Avenue Methodist Protes
tant Church; Rev. Earle Wllfley, Vermont
Avenue Christian Church, and Rev. W.
A. Melvin, First Methodist Protestant
Church. Frequest references were made
to the absence of Rev. F. D. Power,
who was for many years a trustee of the
United Society of Christian Endeavor,
and whose recent death was deeply re
gretted by all the officials of the society
and tho regular attendants of the En
deavor gatherings. Rev. Earle Wllfley,
present pastor of the Vermont Avenue
Christian Church, was elected trustee to
fill out the unexpired term of Dr. Power.
The following new officers are serving
the Rlverdale Presbyterian Intermediate
Society for the six months from July 1:
George T. Montgomery, president; Miss
Almie L. Lewis, vice president; James
Kefner, recording secretary; Thomas
Montgomery, corresponding secretary;
Miss Ruth Chase, treasurer; Miss May
Edson, .delegate to the district union.
Dr. Harry P. Welsh Is the society's ad
viser. At the rally held this week at Atlantic
City of Endeavorers who are members
of Disciples' churches twenty-nine States
were represented, and the District of Co
lumbia ranked second in number of dele
gates, with an attendance of twenty
eight as "compared with thirty-three
from Pennsylvania. It was stated that
over 2,000 societies of Christian Endeavor
had been organized in the DIsclDles'
churches during the past two years.
Tho Knox Memorial United Presby
terian Society has Inaugurated a "hot-
weather contest" to continue for two
months. Points wUTbe given for attend
ance, punctuality, and participation.
The secretary of the District Union re
ports that on July 1 the seventy-live In
termediate and young people's Societies
of Christian Endeavor belonging to the
union had an aggregate membership of
' Ganton-Temple Men" Meeting:.
At the Gunton-Temple Memorial
Church Sunday morning at 10- o'clock
men of tho congregation will meet to
consider the "Men and religion forward
movement." The pastor, C. Everest
Granger, will present the subject with a
View of enlisting the active Interest of
Gunton Temple men In an early planning
"Who Are Salatat"
At the Temple Baptist Church to-m6r-row
mornlmr. Dr. MUlr proposes to an
swer the question "who aro saints?"
and to appiy the- test to modern life. In
tho evening be will preach on "Meeting
angels," and will welcome, especially to
this evening service, strangers and those
who may be without a regular place of
worship, due to the closing of certain
churches In the summer months.
CHURCH SERVICES TO-MORROW
In Washington and -Its Vicinity.
Notiou for thea eolomca thonld rtich The Htntd
cOot br 9 P. m. Ftldtj.
Ketr Dnpont Circls, oa lEth it
between P and Q sts.
Serrlces. 8 and "11 a. m.
Hector O. Ernest Smith, D. r., D. CV It, preadies
TRIOTrr CHURCH, m oa O eta. n. Her. C H.
Beese, curate, la charga, Serrtcea, TO) and 11
a. m. The caxata will preach.
CHHIST OHDRCH, Georgetown. Her. James B.
W. Blake, lector. 730 a. m.. Heir Coomunloc:
11 a. m., morning prayer axtd sermon bj Deaa
Hobba, archdeaooa of the Diocese of Kaoau.
THE HOLY CATHOUO CHDRCH.
For all the people of Cod.
The Jfatlritr. Hth and A e. 7 JO. 1030. S.
People's eTensong, Bosedale PaTilloa, a.
PEOPLE'S OPEN-AIR EVENSONG. Slutmt St
Alban. Sunday, July 18, 1911, at 4 p. m. Special
preacher. Her. Charles Fbke, of Baltimore, Md.
The music will bo tung by the Cathedral Open-air
Choir, led by a detachment of the United States
Marine Band. Take Tennaliytown cars.
CntJRCH OP THE ABCENSJON", Mass. ars. and
12th it. nw. Ber. J. HennlnZ Nelms. ractcr. Gcct
ices S and 11 a. m.
NEW TOBK AVE. PRESBYTERIAN CHUBOH,
N. Y. are.. H and Uth ata.
Dr. Wallace Radcliffe. pastor. On semmer taeatloa.
Will preach Sunday. July 18. at 11 a. m.. Ber. J. A.
Howerton. D. D., of 'Wuhicztca and-
Lee nnlTersity, Virginia, No reaiag
Qnartet choir on Tacatlon. Music: Organist Mai
James H. Cheney; rioon. Mr. Anton
Kaspw; precentor. Mr. Thomas L.
930 a. m. Bible -chool and 9 13 a. ra. adaa
T30 p. ra.. Christian Ecdearor Society In Sunday
Regular prartr mretlng Thursday night at S o'doefc.
OHDRCH OP THE COVENANT,
Connecticut are.. N and Uth sts.
Rer. Charles Wood, D. D., minister.
Ber. Stoart Bready, M. A., assistant minister.
Ber. Harry Barcmore Angus. M. A., minister of
1HD a. m. Preaching by tho Ber. Char lot Stelds.
superintendent of the Department of
Church and Labor, of the Board of
Home Missions of the Presbyterian,
T30 p. m. Musical aertrice at the Corenant Tent
cor. Mount Pleasant street and Park
roaS, led by Mr. Joseph T. MittMea.
tenor, assisted by flutist and coroeHfS
from the United States Marina Band.
8:00 j hl Preaching at tho tent by tha Bar.
Thursday eTening at 8, midweek serrlce.
HAMLINB METHODIST EPISCOPAL CHCBCH.
Ninth and P streets northwest
Ber. Joseph M. M. Gray, minister.
931 a. m. Srrcday school. ,
1130 s. m. Sermon: "The GomprehsnatTe, Llfa,"
7:43 pi m. Joint terrlce of Epworth League r""T
church. Third of x series of fTnTr?
on "Great Scenes on the Pilgrim's
Way." from "Pilgrim's Progress." en
titled "What Happened on tha Fraced
Highway." All sittings free. Strangers always welcome.
FOUNDRY M. E. CHDRCH. 16th and Church sts,
BT. W. R. Weddjrjpoon. D. D.. pastor. t3P
m.. Sunday school ; 11 a. ra., "Tha sura word o
promise;" 7.13 rk m., Epworth League: 8 n, ra.,.
"The bright hour." Pastor's theme, "God's Toicsr
in the Yoecmito Valley." Strangers welcome.
METROPOLITAN MEMORIAL M. E. CHURCH,'
corner John Marshall place and C st. nw. John
Reld Shannon, minister. At 11 a. to.. "Tha klagy
dom of God as related to tha lndrrldnal, tha CV
tienthe world." Serrioes at 730 rmdew snsptoaai,
of Epworth League. Sunday ehrxl n-t tteo
polltan Bible clan at 920.
METHODIST EPISCOPAL SOUTH.
MOUNT VERNON PLACE IX. IX CHURCH
SOUTH, cor. 9th and K ata. nw. J. HowarO
Wells, pastor. 930, Sundsy school. W. W. Millan,
superintendent; 11 a. ra., sermon by Bishop Si E,
Hom. of Nashiiile. Tenn.; 7 n, ra. Epwnrthfl
League; 8 p. m.. "The drought hrofceni'dr, 6iiritaJ3l
storm centers," tha firth ia series oa ?!',
TEMPLE BAPTIST CHURCH. 10th and It at I
Dr. J. J. Muir. pastor. Preaching: 11 a. r .
"Who are saints?" 7.1S p. m., "Meeting a-fis
Bible school, 9J0 a. m.; a E.. 7 p. m.
E. HEZ 6WEM'3 subject: "Washington Baptists
Who Are Laying Up Trouble for TherroelTos.'
Sunday night, 8.15 ofc No morning rr"g.
Capital Baptist Church. Typographical Temrje. C3
O St. nw.
FIBST CONGREGATIONAL CHURCH, ecr. ZOSt
and O sts. nw. Rt. Samuel H. Woodrow. D. D.,
pastor; Ber. 8. B. Swift, assistant pastor. 11
a. el. pubilo worship, with sermon by tha assist'
ant pastor; subject, "A SABBATH COVENANT."
Music by the quartet and chorus choir. 9-i5 a. ra..
Sunday school. I a a, I. P. 8. a E.: leader,
Mr. M. W. Ball; subject. "OUB DEBTS." No
other erening terrlce.
ALL SOULS CHURCH, ecr. Hth and L sts.
Ulysses G. B. Pierce, D. D.. minister. U a. m..
morning serrlce; sermon by Dr. Pierce. Tha puhUa
CHUBOH OP OUB FATHEB. 13th and L sts. nw.
Rer. John Van Schaick, jr., pastor. 11 a. m.,
morning serrice; address by pastor on "Tha
founder of Unirersallsm."
Y. IV. C. A.
YOUNG WOMEN'S CHRISTIAN ASSOCIATION'.
CTherrydale, Va.. Vacation Lodge, Vesper aerriee,
Sunday, 430. Speaker. Mrs. Hosea B. Mooltani,
subject. "The rotation of a msn."
LINCOLN PXBK-4 P. M.
Orchestra Chorus Address.
Men, women, children welcome
INTERNATIONAL BIBLE STUDENTS.
INTERNATIONAL BIBLE STUDENTS' ASSOCIA
TION announces second lecture of series, Urostf
bated with chart, by Mr. B a Kendall; subject,
"Election and free grace," Sunday. July 18, 3 p.
m., in Centennial Ball (orer Baptist Church), com
ner (th and I its. te. All welcome. No coUso.
FIRST; CHURCH OF CHBIST, SCIENTIST, 1SQ
and R. sts. nw. Eerrtces: Sunday, 11 a. m. and
Sunday school. 11 a. m. Wednesday arsctnt
meeting. 8 o'clock. Pubilo cordially lnritsd. Bead
ing room, 631 Colorado BIdg.
BAHAI ASSEMBLY-The Bahal Revelation from,
tha Tlewpcint of Methodism. All, especially Math
odists, are hrrlted to this meeting: Sunday, 3 JO
p. m.. 139 Conn. are. nw., McNeil Studio. Liters
tare for the asking.
APARTMENT HOUSE SOLD.
Stone &. Fairfax Make Sale for
The two-story apartment building
at 2515 Seventeenth street northwest, one
of the two-apartment type that is be
coming popular with small investors in
local real-estate, has been sold by Stone
& Fairfax for Julius 8trasburger. The
building, tme, floor of which wlU be oc
cupied by the purchaser, was sold for
Miss I. M. Quick has sold, through the
same nrnv the three-story brick dwelling
at 1329 Q street northwest for $5,500.
The building is a. ten-room affair. A.
two-story brick stable also Is on tha
premises. The purchaser will occupy the
Largest Morning Circulation.