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THE WASHINGTON HERALD. SATURDAY. JUNE 22. 1912.
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BINDERS GROWIM
class which Bishop Harding had con
firmed at the church this year.- Rev.
CHURCH SERVICES TO-MORROW
iV WASHINGTON ANDITS.VICINITr.
Notices for theu ealamnt should reach Tht Herald oftlea 6 Oo m. Friday
George Flake Dudley, rector of the
x-uu-xo, -uaisica jn xne canurmaueu.
Bishop Harding will leave the city Mon
jay for bis summer'homa In Maine.
IN POPULARITY.
IN THE RELIGIOUS WORLD
Booklovers See Advantage of Seep
ing Answers to lurries in Com
pact and Neat Porm.
The binders 'for use In The "Waahlnr
ion iieraia j-sooKlovers' Contest are
growing In favor as the climax ot the
competition draws nearer. The conven
ience of the binder, mucins It easy for
the contestant to assemble his answers
to the slxty-flve problems. Is the basis
of the popularity of the innovation. The
binder Is also economical, and that ad
vantage has not escaped the attention
of pie contestants; but facility in hand
ling; answers to the pictures Is the chief
appeal.
Nearly every contestant, it is believed,
will submit more thqn one answer to
each picture, and for that reason It is
expected that most of the participants
in the competition will use binders.
It may be borne In mind, however, that
it Is not necessary to use binders to be
eligible In the contest. They are merely
for convenience.
The advantage of submitting more than
one answer to each problem is apparent,
for more than one answer to a picture
may seem to the contestant to be ap
propriate and logical. Where the con
testant is in doubt which answer to sub
mit, he would do well to submit both.
Five answers for each picture are al
lowed, and it is anticipated some con
testants will make use of all Ave an
swers for each of the slxty-flve prob
lems. The first prize offered contestants Is a
line building lot In Handle Highlands,
valued at ROOO.
The second prize Is a Kingsbury lnner-
piayer piano valued at Jiso. The Instru
ment, one of standard make. Is on exhi
bition at the store of the Percy S. Fos
ter Piano Company, 1330 G Street North'
west
The third prize Is a 500 library of
books from Brentano's. Twelfth and F
Streets Northwest. The winner of this
prize will be entitled to the privilege of
making changes In the selection of books
recommended by the Brentano manager.
For consolation prizes cash awards ag
gregating JSO are offered In the form of
credits at the Citizens' Savings Bank.
Bond Building, New York Avenue and
Fourteenth Street Northwest
TJhe Tsssnd 08
ZOO WOLVES GET
LESSONS IN MUSIC
87 Means of Phonograph the Ani
mals' Howls Are Made
Harmonious.
New York, June 10. The long-drawn
howl of a timber wolf shattered the soli
tude which comes at nightfall In the
Zoological Park In the Bronx. There
came a chorus of howls and then silence.
After an Interval came another bowl.
this so low that heard 'at a distance It
s 'undt-d like the echo of a moan, and
this Ian sound was more melodious than
the first a sort of Ideal wolf call to the
mght Eilghtly soprano and rising must-
all, note upon note.
This last call was not the cry of a wolf.
It came from a phonograph hidden near
the wolf cages, and was a demonstration
yf an experiment that is being conducted
b. a student of animals to prove that
the calls of wild animals can be made
more musical, in other Mortis, that voice
culture is possible among animals.
Ra1 mond L. Ditmars. the curator of the
zoo is enthusiastic over this experiment,
as he is oer the oddities in the zoo
which from time to time, find their way
Int.' print Mr. Ditmars Is of the opinion
that already the wolves can howl more
in harmony and In key than they could
b. for the phonograph, and the scientist
began to teach them the way to reach
l.igh C gracefully. To the untrained ear,
however, the howls remain as unmusical
as the were in the nights before the
experiment began.
Mr D.tmars did not give the name of
the s tentlst who Is demonstrating hil
theory, and he offered no Information
regarding the identity of the person or
animal who gave forth the melodious
wolf, all of which Is now recorded on
the phonograph and let off at Intervals
to frighten staid, homegoing Bronxltes.
He admitted It was not a record of
Caruso s voice The new wolf call Is
bad enough, but It is certainly an im
provement upon the call given out by
the untrained wolf voice.
Eleven CongregaUonallsU, ten Dis
ciples,' four Methodists; one Universal
1st. and one Gregorian make up the
class of 1913 that was graduated from
Yale Divinity School recently. Dean
Brown's first year has proven a very
successful one and the outlook for Yale
Divinity Is said to be most encouraging.
Kev. Charles E. Jefferson, pastor of
Broadway ' Congregational Tabernacle,
New York, has been given an eight
months' vacation. With Mrs. Jefferson'
he plans to tour the British Isles and
visit Egypt and the Orient.
Rev. It. 8. MacArthur, president of the
Baptist World Alliance, and acting pas
tor of the Baptist Tabernacle. Atlanta,
Go., will preach the dedication sermon
at Ivemont, New York City, June 26, of
the new Baptist church bunt by bis son.
Rev. Kenneth MacArthur, pastor.
Owing, it Is said, to some apprehen
sion lest the Federal Council should take
too active a part Iti politics, the South
ern Presbyterians, numbering nearly.
300,000 communicants, withdrew last year
from affiliation with the Federal coun
cil. At their recent assembly these
Southern Presbyterians reversed the ac
tion of a year ago and became again
connected with this clearing house of all
the ' churches, with which thirty-three
evangelical denominations are now af
filiated.
The machine, the police, and the vice
question. It Is said, have been for years
Intimately related In Philadelphia's mu
nicipal government, and a careful policy
Is needed to dissociate them. Mayor
Blankenburg has now appointed, after
patient consultation, a vice commission
of representative clergymen, lawyers,
and business men. not one of whom' Is
Identified with professional reform as re
gards this particular evIL It will be a
quiet, nonspectacular, businesslike diag
nosis of th whole situation, with spe
cific measures to be proposed to city
councils. Dramatic raids on suspected
houses and the appeal for segregation
advanced by certain reformers, are be
ing tabooed as reform measures.
The Presbyterian Church has Just cele
brated the twenty-fifth anniversary of
Its Sabbath school missionary work. The
recent general assembly at Louisville
requested all Its schools to make this
a specialty as far as possible. Rev.
Alexander Henry, of Philadelphia, secre
tary of Its Sabbath -School Board, points
out that millions are expended annually
for the secular education of children,
while this board Is the only agency of
the Presbyterian Church providing for
their religious education. Presbyterians
In twenty-live years have advanced
from 5,711 schools In 18ST, to nearly 10,000
in 191!. and the membership from 775.-
43 to 1,300,000. They have organized
31.000 schools In these twenty-five years
and gathered 1.300,000 Into them.
Churches have developed to the number
of 1.500 and special Sabbath school mis
sionaries have gone from fourteen to 121
now in service. Twenty-two colporteurs
are constantly visiting foreign settle
ments and the Young People's Society
an allied organization, co-operates In
the whole business.
ORIGINAL PKESBTTtiRTrW
CHttBCH CELEBRATES
DEDICATION CENTENNIAL
The midweek service Thursday sight
at the First Presbyterian Church, was
FIBST .BRITISH MARTYR
TO DIE PORT THE P.
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Monday last Xhe church, commemorated
the life and death of Jier flrst martyr
on the soil of Great Britain SL Alban.
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which was set apart for the worship of
God. June TO. inz.
The service was reminiscent In charac
ter, Mrs. Moore, of the Church of the
Covenant, who attended Sunday school in
this original church of Prlsbyterlanlsm
In Washington, and who was baptized
and married In the present Frist Presby
terian Church, was present, and told very
Interesting and amusing reminiscences.
Dr. MacLeod and Elder Sargent delivered
addresses, emphasizing the conspicuous
events lc the history of the church, and
the prominent persons who have been
worshipers In the church. Mrs. Barnett,
Mr. Preston, Mr. Dubois, and others
recited many Interesting reminiscences
of the church life during the last cen
tury. The centennial will also be recog
nized with a special service and sermon
Sunday morning. The old mahogany pul
pit and communion service will be on
exhibition Sunday.
The evening services of the Ecklngton
Church, will be held on the church lawn
commencing tlte flrst Sunday In July.
The Ecklngton congregation, at a recent
meeting, accepted the offer of the debt
committee ot the Presbyterian churches
of the city, and subscribed the remaining
portion of the church debt
The pastor. Rev. Henry E. Brundage,'
D. D., having spent three months abroad
during the early spring, sojouring In the
Holy Land, will (ill his appointments
regularly during the summer. On Tues
day evening, June 21, he will lecture on
n number of places he visited. Illustrat
ing his talk with 100 lantern views, this
lecture being given under the auspices
of the Travel Club.
The annual picnic of the Sunday school
and church at Glen Echo yesterday, was
an occasion of much enjoyment to old
and young alike.
The lawn fete and social of the Little
Light Bearers was an Interesting affair.
A nice little sum was cleared for mission
work.
The country excursion and picnic of the
Travel Club, May 30, having been so en
joyable to those participating, a similar
picnic will be held on July 4.
BAPTIST CHURCHES PLANNING
ACTIVE SUMMER SCHEDULE
TO DELIVER LECTURE.
Mlaa Italia Garibaldi Will Speak
at 3IctroioIItnn 31. U. Charcli.
One of the most Interesting visitors to
the National Capital this week Is Miss
Italia Garibaldi, of Rome. Italy, grand
daughter of Gen. Garibaldi, the. great
Italian liberator.
Miss Garibaldi, who Is making her first
visit to Washington, will be In the city
for several days, and on Sunday morning
win deliver an address at Metropolitan
M E Church. Bishop Thirkield will also
speak Miss Garibaldi was n delegate
from Rome to the recent general con
ferenc3 of the Methodist Episcopal
unurcn, at Minneapolis.
Sunday Music at Chevy Chase Lake,
Large crowds ride out to Chevy Chase
Lake Sunday, as well as other evenings,
to hear the Marine Band musicians per
form. Programmes of extra length are
rendered, and the hundreds of rustic
seats about the music shell are well
rilled. In event of rain the musicians
perform in the pavilion, which Is spa.
nous enough to afford shelter for quite
a number. Dancing Is on the card
every week-day evening, and can be
named as the most popular attraction,
without fear of contradiction. Bizarre
terpslchorean displays are barred by the
management, and the straight waltz,
Boston and two-step can be tripped
without fear of Interruption from a
Turkey-trotting" couple, who want the
whole floor
New ampng the amusement devices of
fered this year at "the lake" Is a large
merry-go-round, which has many fea
tuies and similar devices that other re
sets lack. It Is very popular with pa
trons old and young. Chevy Chase trol
Ie service Is always adequate for the
heaviest traffic.
,
Milp Engineer Fatally Stricken.
Jasper f Clark. Engineer on the
steamer St Johns, was taken seriously
ill on thit vessel as It was lying at
Sevfenth Street Wharf early yesterday
morning, and died before medical aid
arrived. The physicians ascribed his
death to heart failure, aggravated by
asiuma. coroner weltt issued a cer
t.flcate of death from natural causea
The- body was taken to Baltimore for
ounai.
Disciples Honor Dr. Wilfley.
Bethapy College, the oldest educational
Institution among the Disciples, has
been tbo recipient recently of some note
worthy gifts which have come from a
graduate. A new hall of science with
full equipment has been added to the
college buildings. Of the same nature
Is the gift to the school of agriculture
, modern barn which in completeness
of detail is said to be excelled by few If
any of the similar buildings belonging
to the great State universities. This
barn stands on the large acreage which
belonged to the home place of Alexander
Campbell, and these acres are also pre
sented to the college, for experimental
farming purposes. The buildings which
were the home of Thomas and Alexan
der Campbell have been separated from
the estate and turned over to a "me
morial commission, " composed of repre
sentative men among the Disciples, who
will keep the place in repair and open
to visitors. Rev, Earle Wilfley. of the
Vermont Atenue Christian Church, Is a
member of this commission. The col
lege, at Its recent commencement, con
ferred upon Rev Wilfley the honorary
degree of doctor of laws, and he was
also elected a trustee of the Institution.
If the size ot attendance at prayer
meetings Is, as it Is often said, an In
dex of the interest of a church, the out
look at Fifth Church Is very bright In
deed. The prayer meetings there, says
Pastor Briggs, have never been better
attended or more Interesting. The pas
tor has been giving a series of exposi
tions on the book of "Ruth." Next
Thursday evening the prayer meeting
will be led by Rev. G. W McCuIlough.
of Mqunt Tabor Church. Tennallytown.
Pastor P. B. Watllngton of Maryland
Avenue Church, is also proud of the at
tendance at his prayer meetings. "We
have almost as large an attendance at
our pS-ayer meetings," Pastor Watllng
ton says, "as we do at our church serv
ices." A similar sense of encouragement
Is felt at the Centennial Church, where
Pastor -E. Hez Swem conducts every
Thursday evening his "Pleasant Hour"
a term which Pastor Swem believes to be
superior to the more solemn "prayer
meeting."
With the Idea of keeping open house
and all the departments of the church
In full blast during the summer, electric
fans have been Installed In both the
Sunday school room and auditorium of
the Fifth Church.
Rev. G. R. M. WeHs, Ih. D.. of Bal
tlmore. Md.. who will occupy the pulpit
of the First Baptist Church, Sixteenth
and O Streets, on Sunday, is a graduate
of McMaster University. Toronto, and
studied theology at Newton Theological
Institute, Newton, Msss. He Is Instruc
tor In psychology at Oberlln College, and
has a graduate degree from Harvard
and John Hopkins.
A Jewish Contributor of Catholic
Scholarships.
An interesting gift, or rather the flrst
of Die interesting gifts which will total
323.000. has just been made to the Roman
Catholic University at Washington, by
Dr. Max Pam, a Jewish lawyer, of Chi
cago, with a reputation for philanthro
pic Interests. He has just forwarded to
Cardinal Gibbons the sum of 35,000 to es
tablish the flrst of five scholarships, the
others to be git en annually during the
next four years. The awards are to be
made to students making a special In
vestigation or present social and eco
nomic problems. In his communication
which accompanied the gift. Dr. Pam de
clared his conviction that our modern
arlsls centers around "man's relation to1
man, man's relation to the government,
and man's relation to property." He
oices his hopes that these scholarships
may help to raise up a leadership really
qualified to discover ways out. "We
hear advanced, from time to time,"
says Dr. Pam, "new and strange the
ories of government. There are some
who claim, even at the present hour,
that the Constitution has outlived Its
usefulness. The people at bottom are
right, but they need wise and honest
leadership. To avert this latter danger
we must have men who are qualified by
training and Integrity."
To a representative of the Congrega
tlonallst Dr. Pam declared that his main
Interest was simply the welfare of the
human family. Replying to a query
with regard to socialism and the evi
dent bias against It with which a Cath
olic Investigator would probably start,
be said his own desire In the studies
would be for findings made without bias
or prejudice. The term socialism, he
leeia. covers as yet so vague an eco
nomic sphere that the situation qan
well be considered without its complications.
National Assembly of
Workers with Boys Projected.
Y. M. C. A. workers among boys have
taken Initial steps toward holding next
year the flrst assembly on work for
boys. It will be confined to Associa
tion workers, but will Include all work
ers In North America. The place has
not yet been decided upon, but It will
be some city In the Central West. The
date will be one year hence. This time
is selected in part because the triennial
gathering of the World's Student Chris
tian Federation occurs then, and will
bring here from Europe many noted
workers among students and boys.
The very rapid growth of Association
work among boys demands. It Is said,
the confing together of experienced lead
ers from many sections, and experts
who have studied boy life. It Is held
that the Men and Religion campaign will
soon have spent Its Initial force, and
that workers among boys must now
take steps to conserve that Interest A
unique plan for expense of delegates has
been put forth. It is that all delegates
pay JI5 whether they come long or short
distances. The amount is pooled, and
all fare the same. To reduce this sum
If possible, appeals are to be made to
givers, and whatever Is secured is di
vided pro rata.
The Association has 98,000 boys In Its
membership, of whom 74,000 are using
the gymnasiums. About 30,000 boys reg
ularly attend Association Bible classes,
and 10,000 the educational classes. The
latter Is for the most part Industrial
and has for Its aim the training of
young men and boys unable for finan
cial reasons to remain In regular
schools.
Prof. Moore Leaves City.
Prof. I B. Moore. Ph. D., dean of the
Teachers" College, Howard University,
left the city yesterday afternoon to de
liver an address, at Chester, Pa. He
will go thence to Hampton Institute.
Hampton, Vsw to preach the opening
sermon and to lecture before the sum
mer assembly of that institution.
For
Pianos, Music,
, Talking Machines,
and "Everthing Musical," go to
PERGY-FOSTER'S
1330 G Street
Terms to Suit.
Sagamore Sociological Conference.
Sagamore, on Cape Cod Bay. is a term
which has come to indicate both seaside
luxury and Christian culture. Its sixth
annual sociological conference extends
from Wednesday, June 28, to Thursday.
July 4. Some of the speakers are Prbf.
zueblln, of the Twentieth Century Mag
azine: Kev. James A. Francis, of Bos
ton: Prof. Amos R. Wells, of the Chris
tian Endeavor World; Dr. George R.
Lunn, Mayor of Schenectady; Messrs.
George French and Llvy S. Richard,
both ot Boston; William C Freeman
and Alfred W. McCann. of New York,
and. In the Cape Cod conference, to
consider problems ot country churches.
President L. H. Murlln. Revs. Francis
E. Clark. George S. Butters, Dr. Fran
cis, and others. A patriotic celebration
under the direction of Chairman Sydney
A. Clark is to have place July .-
The sixth annual Christian Endeavor
Institute has July 6-lt, and the opening
session Saturday evening will have ad
dresses from Rev. John Barstow, Miss
Emma Ostrom Nichols, George W. Cole
man, and Dr. H. L. McCIusky. Each
morning Is taken with periods of Bible
study, departmental work, and union
problems, and -popular addresses each
evening by such speakers as Rev. Fran
cis E. Clark. Rev. A. C. Archibald, of
Brockton; Harrle R. Chamberlln. of
Newton; and John Barstow Lee. There
will be one musical evening, -with Rev.
iGeorge Foster Prentiss. The annual
meetings or trustees and field secre
taries! of the United Society are booked
for July IMS. Rev. Dr. S. H WnMmw
of Washington, who is a trustee, will at-
uuu.
a conquered province ot the Roman Em
pire, Alban, a Roman soldier, converted
to Christianity while being among the
British, was put to death by his L, try
superiors. He suffered at a place called
Verulam, some twenty miles from Lon
don, and which has since become known
as SL Albans, by reason ot the martyr's
death.
At St Albans a stately cathedral now
stands", one of the most stately and
Imposing in all England A few years
ago. when we were engaged In laying
The corner stone-of the new cathedral on
Mount St Albans. It was entirely fitting
that one of the visiting 'bishops should
be the Bishop of St Albans. It re
minded alt men who knew anything ot
history that this church, which they
know in these United States as the
Protestant Episcopal, was the same
church' which long centuries ago gave
its flrst British martyr to die for the
faith once for all delivered to the saints.
A special meeting of the board of gov
ernors ot the Episcopal Eye, Ear, and
Throat Hospital was carted by direction
of the president last Monday evening at
S o'clock at the hospital building for the
purpose of authorizing the Incumbrance
ot the real estate ot the corporation.
The incumbrance Is necessary In con
nection with the purchase of the prop
erty at-Fifteenth and M Streets. Few
Institutions of the Episcopal Church have
a greater claim on the generous support
of Its members than this hospital, which'
opens Its doors and offers Its benefits
to all alike. Irrespective of race or creed.
Rev. Canon Nelms, rector of Ascension
Church, Twelfth Street and Massachu
setts Avenue, was honored on Wednesday
last with the degree of D. D., by St
John's College, Annapolis, Md. Canon
Nelms was present at the conferring of
the degree, which was conferred by the
president. Dr. Thomas Fell, on the In
struction of the board of trustees In rec
ognition of Canon Nelms' most success
ful work and general ability. He will
hereafter be Dr. Nelms.
Dr. 'C. Ernest Smith, rector of St
Thomas' Church. Eighteenth Street near
Dupont Circle, left Philadelphia Sunday
last on the steamship Carthagenlan for
Newfoundland. Dr. Ernest Smith began
his ministry as n deacon under the Rev.
Canon J. M. Noel, rector at Harbor
Grace, the second town of Importance
In the Island. Canon Noel Is still living
and still rector of the same parish, St
Paul's, Harbor Grace. Dr. Ernest Smith
expects to renew old memories. Before
going to Harbor Grace, which Is about
fifty miles from St Johns, he will be
the guest of the Lord Bishop at Bishop's
Court, by whom he has been asked to
preach the sermon to tbe synod of the
diocese In the stately Gothic Cathedral,
one of Sir Gilbert Scott's creations.
which has no superior on this side ot
the Atlantic.
The Church of the Ascension, Massa
chusetts Avenue and Twelfth Street, has
engaged as director of Its choir Mrs.
Charles G. McRoberts, nee Miss Virginia
Goodwin. She will begin the work In
September. About eight years ago Mrs.
McRoberts conducted a most successful
volunteer choir of sixty voices at the
Ascension, and the parishioners regard
her return to them Just as Mr. Kaspar
resigned the work as almost providen
tial.
On Friday eening, June 14, the Bish
op of the diocese visited Grace Church,
South Washington, for the purpose of
administering the apostolic rite ot con
firmation. The work there Is under the
direction of the rector of the Ascension,
but Mr Fred Gunnell, a lay reader
from the palish of the Ascension, is in
charge and there was every evidence
of the fine work which he has done.
There were nine candidates confirmed
and the congregation was perhaps twice
over again as large as at any time In
many years before. The volunteer choir
rendered excellent work and the Bishop
gave a most practical and helpful ad
dress. Under Mr. Gunnell's leadership
the parish has begun to pay off Its
mortgage Indebtedness and a bright fu
ture Is Its outlook.
Last Sunday the Rev Canon George
F. Dudley, rector of St Stephen's
Church, Columbia Heights, preached the
baccalaureate sermon of the Washing
ton College of Music. The service was
In St Stephen's Church. The new and
stately building, thoroughly churchey In
aeign and furnishing, was much ad
mired by the graduates and their
friends, many of whom had not before
worshiped within Its walls.
The Washington clerlqus once a year
has an out-of-town meeting. This
year it was held last Tuesday at 1
o'clock at Beltsville. Prince George
County. Md., at the rectory of Rev. C
L La Roche, rector of Beltsville. who
was host on the occasion. Rev. Canon
G. H. McGrew was speaker, his subject
being "Things Wrong End In India."
Canon McGrew for some years was a
college president In India and' therefore
well -qualified to treat with a question
concerning Indian lite.
The year-book ot the Chicago Chris
tian Endeavor Union, put out this month.
celebrates the. twenty-fifth anniversary
ot the organization -of the Chicago Un
ion. It Is an attractive pamphlet of over
seventy pages and Is of particular Inter
est to WashlngtonUvns" 'for two reasons-
It describes the accomplishing of much
good by and for tbe young people ot
Chicago, and It shows -a Washington
young man, E. P. Gates, as having a
large part in the years work in cm
cago and Illinois. lie Is also one of
the two editors of the year-book. At
Cook County Hospital the endeavorers
held five evangelistic services each
week and weekly concerts; here they
distributed J.SSZ Bibles" and tracts and
reported SSS 'conversions. The "Floating
Endeavor" department visited sixty
boats upon which thirty-two meetings
were held and comfort bags, Testaments,
and tracts were given. An Introduction
bureau to look after the young people
coming to and leaving the city, was
Inaugurated. A .campaign for individual
efficiency was waged. The union aaaea
flfty societies during the year and has
now 12,009 memoers. its Duagei incjuaes
31.000 for extension of Christian Endeav
or In India. 31000 for extensloa of Chris
tian Endeavor In Illinois, 3500 for exten
slin of Christian Endeavor in Chicago.
31.300 for work among the sick. 3300 for
work among sailors. E. P. Gates Is given
credit for adding nine hundred socie
ties to Christian Endeavor rolls in the
fttate of Illinois. The name and picture
of Fred W. Sweney. formerly ot In
gram Memorial Church, appear and he
is shown to have been an aggressive
worker.
The new officers of the District Union
will be installed at Eastern Presbyterian
Church on the evening of July 1. when
brief reports of tbe past year's work of
the departments of the Union will be
made by officers and superintendents. A
reception In honor of the new officers
will close the evening.
"Reading that Is Worth While" will
be discussed In Endeavor meetings to
morrow. The Bible lesson Is First Tim.,
iv:7-ls.
A reception In honor of departing mem
bers of the church was parucipaiea in
by members of the Christian Endeavor
Society of Brookiana uapusi v-uun-n
lMt Mondir nvenlnsr. The young people
are sorry to give up Ralph and Miss
Ethel Lawrence, the former ot wnom is
Preparing to go as a medical mission
ary.
Out-door, meetings on Sunday even
ings, which will combine features oi
th church and Christian .naevor
.ervtre are to be held through the
aummer at North Carolina Avenue Meth
odist Protestant Church, beginning to
morrow. The pulpit of Second Baptist Church
will be occupied Sunday evening by E.
C Trumbower. of the District Union's
Extension Department
New officers, to tttxe from July 1.
have been chosen by the First United
Presbyterian Christian Endeavor Society,
as follows: President I. H. Crablll; vice
president. A. M. Piper: recording secre
tary, Mrs. A. W. Coates; corresponding
secretary, J. Tetrie; treasurer. Miss B.
Steele: reporter. C F. Windham; pian
ists. Mrs. D. Brown and Miss F. Gutch-lns.
EPISCOPAL,
ST. THOMAS' CHBRCH,
Mb. sear Dupont Circle,
Between f and Q Sts,
I a. m. Holr Cbmnumlon.
1120 a. so, Morning ptJJcr and sermon by tit ea
rs ta.
ttn p. m.-Tho lut choral cruder amies mtil tie
fan.
Cordial wtlom.
St riDarlFs Cburcb
3d and A 8ta. .
Brr. C. R. Btffxxi- Bjdnr.
Holy fWrmnmioo. ...... .............. ......... T30 a. m.
Uamias srrriee and trmi.......1.....ll a, m.
grains jnjtr.............................. IXQ p. m.
Every one is weVrana.
Church open rmj day from t to 13 and from J to
CHBRCH OF THE ASCENSION,
Mats. are. and Kth St. N. W.
Ber. J. liennlns Ndma. Hector.
B.tr. E. 8. Hale, Curat.
rrteaal
I and 11 a, m....., ..............................J p. a.
EPirnANT CHJIPEU tatt and O ata. av. Bt.
Charles E, Edwards, ticar. Stlflco. 11 a. m. and
I p. m.
11 a. ra..............TIie rector's armlferwarj
p. m.. the choir will ainz tht aocial ttauu. '1b
Connaloa of St rani."
WASHINGTON CATHEDRAL
Uolr OmmrniUi, .............-..... 130 a. m.
Moraine trrr and Litany ...........nxo a. m.
Holy Comninnlon and smaon. rreacber.
Canon Dr Trie. lla.m.
Fsople's orcn-alr evenaong. rreacber. ta
atr. iucnara w, ilocne. rector or in
Church of the Aacrodon. Baltimore. Md. xO p. n.
Tbe Cathedral Choir win tint, led by a de
tachment of the Marina Band.
Evening tnjrt. ...... 130 tv m.
AMERICAN CATHOLIC CHURCH,
ApcxtoUe la faith, ministry, and McruncBts.
NsUlonal in sovexsmexit; oo RowunJun.
Tb KatMtr. lllb and A m. T30. t:Uw II. L
Boaedala rUj-groond FatfUoo. 4 p. m.
ALL SOULS' MISSION,
Cor. Conn, and Cathedral Area,
Ber. J. Mactrid Sterrett O. D.
Services dorlnz tna tnmmer at 19 o'clock.
FBESDYTElUAir.
KXW ZOBE AVE. YBXSBTTrBZAlT CSUBCB.
Ktw.)Xark Art, B and Uth Crs.
Dr. Wallacs Baden ITs, Falter.
lima. mPnbilo vontip; senaoa by tin tsstcc
So crenin1 fork.
Mtnia lad by qoarUt choir.
I A a. nbBlbla school.
:U a. m.-Adalt rlims.
T) p. m.-Cfcr!tlin Endeavor SodetT.
CBOBCH OT TRX COVgJfAXT;
Conn, Ave.. N and 11th St.
Charles Wood. Minister.
Bernard O. Bratkimp, Minister's AasUtant
Harry Banoora Anfoa, Minister of Feck Ciapet,
Bali. Dk Serraoa by tb minister.
M p. m.-Tent arnica, corner of Mt Flaaatnt Bt
and Park Bead, tennirma of Mt FIea
ant can. Sermon by ta minister.
Mnslcal service from la la I o'clock, led by Mr.
Hoorer. director: Miaa HsUan, aecnm
panist; cornet and clarinet ot Marina
, Band; meal soloist
Sunday achool at :U a. m.
Christian Endeavor martins at Bdl n, n.
Tnnnday rveninx' at a. midweek eervtor,
BKJ!NN-INO WITH THE LAST SuTTDAT M
3mm tbe puIrJt of the Central PresbTtarlaa Charch.
will b rarpplied by Ber. Vf. H, Bates dnrinj tba
absence of tie. tutor. Bev. Jamn IL Tljlor. who
kavea for a vacation trip to Scotland and V"rM
Services at tie Central Church and at tie) Six
teenth Street Chapel win continue all aummer.
Tie assistant pastor. Bar. H. W. Shannon. wUl pa
seriated by Dr. Batea m tie conduct of to week.
FIBST. "the Stranxvrs' Sabbath Home.- John Mar
shall Flan sw. Donald C. MaeLeod. mtnlaeer.
Jt a. bu. Cntennlal sermon; 7 p. m.. evenins eerv
lea under auspices of T. T. S. C. E. All an wel-
METHODIST EPISCOPAL.
Many ot the clergy are now planning
their vacations, to which the strenuous
character of the winter and aprlng work
In Washington church circles fully en
tities mem. Aione among Washington
churches the two principal churches In
Georgetown have the excellent plan of
worklhg In concert, the same locum te-
nens conducting service alternately In
each church during the absence of its
rector. Considering the depleted charac
ter of the congregations durlmr July and
August, this arrangement might be ex
tended with very satisfactory results.
It Is interesting to note that while
this Is the slack tlmo of the year for
city churches. It is the busiest time Im
aginable for the country churches. .The
country is generally very run of visitors,
and the roads are all good, and conse
quently the traveling Is goqd also-all of
which Is conduclble to full congregations.
The next Red Letter Saints Day ot the
church occurs on Monday, when the Na
tivity of John the Baptist Is celebrated.
Tbe circumstances of the birth of the
Baptist being so unrque necessarily gave
the Idea of celebrating that event in the
round of the church calendar. The
spiritual teaching was too Important to
bo other than emphasized.
Mr. Bernard Carter's death In Balti
more has deprived the church of. the
services and influence of one of her most
gifted and honored sons. He was the
father of Bev. George Calvert Carter,
until recently rector ot St. Andrew's
Church, this city. Few churchmen were
better know, a than he, and few church
men, too, ave a better Idea ot those
great essential principles of tbe church
than he. He was a member of old St.
Paul's Church, Baltimore, and a member
of the vestry of, the same.
Twenty-eight persons were confirmed
at St, Stephen's Episcopal Church. In
Fourteenth Street, between Columbia
Road and Irving Street. Friday night by
Rev. Alfred Harding, Bishop of the Dio
cese) of "Washington, It was the second
Cuban Troubles Affect
Christian Work Enterprises.
The newly developed race war In Cuba
and the military operations started be
cause of It are affecting adversely the
Christian work of the island, especially
that part projected and maintained by
Americans. The chief Protestant bodies
of this country having missions In Cuba
are the Baptist North and South, the
Episcopal, and the Methodist South. The
earliest there, even before the political
freedom of the Island, were the Baptist
South and th Episcopal. The growth
of Protestant work In the Island, among
both white and black, has been steady
and along educational lines large.
Baptist North work was early project
ed In Santiago and the extreme east,
and supported by Americans through
Baptist churches here are a large Bap
tist Church In Santiago Itself and sev
eral smaller churches In Oriente Prov
ince. Attached to the churches are
schools, and these schools have been
attended by children of both races,
usually heretofore without prejudice to
either. Reports received by the Baptist
Home Mission Society show that chapels
at La Maya and at Jorahucca have
been burned, not by military forces, but
by marauders and malcontents. Bap
tists In Eastern Cuba alone have fifty
four churches. The Episcopal Church
has vtcrk In nearly all parts of the
Island, with a cathedral at Hat ana, and
a considerable educational system that
has headquarters In Guantanamo.
BAPTIST.
TEMPLE BAPTIST CHCBCH. loth and N Stv
Dr. J. J. Mnir, pester. Preachint:: U a. m.,
"Democraer rn Beusionr I p. m.. "A Coontrj
lai.- Bible achool, 3) a. m. C. E.. I p. m.
FIBST BAPTIST CHCBCH. Cor. ISth and O Sta.
Preaching Sunder mornlnr at 11 a. m. by Bev. G.
B. M. Welle. Ph. D.. of Baltimore. Md. Sunder
school at rll Christian Endeavor SodetT at
p. m. No other ercslns service, m
E. HEZ SWEM imuirvs: "Aiw Falsehoods Told at
Funerala In Waihtnitoo?" Sunder nifiut. 11 a. m..
"Th Blood-blefteinc." Sweet's new anoss soxg
Bandar nlsht. Centennial Baptut Church, tth. and
Ere Sta. Be:
UNlTAniAJt.
AU, FOULS' CnCRCH. Cor. Kth and L Sta
L!res O. B. Firm, D. I)., minister. II a. m.,
mornlnc eenice: emnoa by Dr. Fierce. 730 p. m..
Trans rnnle'e iteUgious Union. The public in
vited to all aervlcra.
UNIVEIISALIST.
enrnrn or our father, uth and t, sta.
nw. Bev. John Van Striata. Jr.. D. D . pastor.
11 a. m.. mcrntnx service, sermon by th raator.
followed br Holy Cbmmnninp. 11 a. m.. alnderrar-ten.
HAMUXE. METHODIST EPISCOPAL CHCBCH.
mu ana e streeta Xcethwest.
BEV. JOSEPH M. M. OKAT. MINISTER.
I3 a. m. Sunder school.
USD a. nu THE HIOHWAT OF THE BF1B1T."
70n.m.-Epwortli Leajna 8rrvice.
ISO p. rn.-BEV. J. W. R 8CMWALT. D. D.
All eittiotj free. Tkltors shears welcome.
FOCXDRT. Kth eaj Church Mta.
Bev. W. B. Wedderspoon. D. D., Pastor.
t3 a. m. Bandar school.
liana, m. "THE VISIOX OF OOD."
IJ p. m. Epworth League. -
1X0 p. m. "HOW TO BE B1CH."
Quartet choir. VUiUn wclcrxres,
CnillSTIAX SCIE"CE.
FIRST CHCBCH OF CHRIST. SCIENTIST. 1S
and B sta. sw. Services Sunday. 11 a. m. and I
n. m.
Subject: -IS THE UNIVERSE, INCLUDING
MAN. EVOLVED BT ATOMIC FORCE. '
Sunday school. 11 a. m. Wedneeajv eveatnf
meetins. I r. m. Public cordlaDj invited. Bead
US room. (01 Colorado Bids.
sew ciicncii.
NEW CHCRCH. lath and Corcoran Sts. nw. Tbe
Rev. Frank SewaU. D. D. pastor, will pmeh at
11 a. m.: "What la the Divlna TrUitjr" Tbe oM
cveed. the new explanation. Strantm in tha CUT
cordlaUr invited. Free loan luwary of tns written
of Swfdenborg. Free tracts in the rntlbula.
TIIEOSOFHY.
THE WASHINGTON LODGE. THEOSOrHICAe,
BOCIETT. SO E. Can. St. Lecture Sunday even
lna t o'clock, siren by Mrs. Jessie W. Wrijht.
"TOGA:" Lecture by Miw. J. B. McCovern at 111
Corcoran BUt, Sunday. HJi PubHe rnvlted.
Free study duo Wednndsy and Friday evesinsl
at I p. m.
AGRICULTURAL FINANCE.
EAILS0ADS.
SOUTHERN RAILWAY.
rREMIEB CARRIER OF THI SOCTH.
N. B. FoTJowlnc schedule ttam published only
ss leformation and are not guaranteed.
TRAINS LEAVE WASHINGTON.
For Atlanta. Mootsomrry. Mobile. New Orleans.
mi n. mm tvia a m. cauy. uuilnf ear.
Party to Go to Europe? to Study
Itnral Credit Systems.
Acceptances to membership on the
commission of the Southern Commercial
Congress, which will go abroad next
May to study European systems of agrt- Fcr Cfcattanocea and Mrmpbla. via Atheville. Max
cultural finance, were received yesterday ( " ''. ,.,,.,
k r- r. v -..... .,j.' Air-nr ' A,Inta. AnnUton. TaRsdcfa. Calera. Srboa.
by Dr. C. J. Owens, managing director , lffl (Wfr Dinte Mrx
of the Southern Commercial Congress. r Atlanta. Annlerco. Talladega. Calm. Selraa,
from the following representative bust- 1 a. ra. and I a r m. dally, and foe rnlonfown.
ness men In various States: Demopolls. Meridian. a. m. daily Drains cars.
James A. Pearson. Albany. X. Y; J LECTkI'l,B' t!"TmtChi.tlncc' Blr
C Caldwell. Lakeneld. Minn.. T. Harvey pf dV 'Suun. ciT" "
FetTls. Utica. N Y : William B. Hatch. For Rcanoke. KnoxviUe. Chattanocta. NeahvtSe
Ypsllantl. Mich, and Edwin Chamber- Memphh. ass i. m. dallr Steepens car may be
lain. San Antonio. Tex. The president occupied sfter WdJ n m. Dining csr
of the College of Agriculture of Florida I, -1','' - - 5ai " m " ,nd uu "
...... - k . ..- .....i. . Ia"? Drams cars.
writes that a member of the faculty ot
this Institution will be detailed to serve
on the commission.
The commission, which will be national
In scope, will undertake one ot the most
Important Investigations ever projected
in this country, for it will bring back
Information regarding rural credit sys
tems suited to conditions In the united
States.
St. Margaret's Daughters' Congress.
Last Saturday and Sunday, June IS
and 15. the twenty-third annual conven
tion ot the Catholic society known as
St Margaret's Daughters was held In
New Orleans. The sessions were pre
sided over by Archbishop Blenk. of
New Orleans. Its honorary spiritual di
rector. The members rounded out their
year's work by endeavoring to arouse a
more general Interest In their society.
which they believe to be the Ideal Cath
olic laywoman's organization of the
world.
Pope Leo XIII granted It, June H,
ISM, the same Indulgences as were con
ferred on the Society of St. Vincent de
Paul, the greatest ot all Cothollc lay
organizations, and In this respect St.
Margaret's Daughters stands alone
among women's societies. These lndul
gences were approved and additional
Privileges were granted the members by
Pope Plus X on May , IMS.
The general objects of the society are
the planning, undertaking, financing,
and executing of good works, whether
charitable, eleemosynary, educational,
benevolent, or others of a like character
which anywhere are performed under
the guidance of the Catholic Church In
behalf of humanity, as well as those
which the betterment of social, civic,
and religious conditions may demand.
The members have done a vast deal of
good In providing homes for those tem
porarily stranded, procuring clothing
for the poor, isltlng those . In need of
spiritual or material comfort, working
In hospitals and other public institu
tions, forming branches of the society
to work In connection with Juvenile
courts, travelers' air associations, and
kindred organizations, and engaging In
various other good works.
There are three grades of member
ship active members, passive members.
who take no part In the work but con-'
tribute funds, and auxiliary members.
consisting ot men who aid by contribu
tions and who are known as St. Marga
ret's Sons. The society Is made un of
circles, and these are ot two kinds
those doing parish work and those per
forming labors of a. general character.
Dr. Sumwalt at Hamline.
At Hamline Methodist Episcopal Church,
Ninth and V Streets Northwest, Bev.
John W. B. Sumwalt, district superin
tendent, win preach at the evenlne- serv
ice. Following the service. Miss Edith
Bateman.Alhey. the church organist, win
give a musical recital.
Son for SIO.000 Damages.
John Frohlich yesterday filed suit
against the Capital Traction Company
for 110.0CO damages, alleging that a
street car waa started before he had
a chance to board It, causing him serious
and permanent Injuries The accident Is
alleged to have occurred last December
9, near the Peace Monument
rFLAGS-
SPECIAL SALE
HURRAH!
July Fourth
300 U.S. Flags, 6x10
All Fast Colors.
Regularly $1.75. Now. .$1.25
300 Galvanized Holders, V2
in., regularly 50c. Now. 25c
300 Hardwood Poles, 10 ft.,
regularly 75c. Now 50c
Jas. A. Nicholson & Son,
923 E STREET N. W.
For CctmnMa. SummervOle. CharieWon. Aiken.
Anxtuta, Savannah. Brunswick. JacstonvUle, and
FVmds points, 55S p. m. dally Dining car.
Tonrivt car for California. Monday. Wednesday,
Thursday. Friday, and Satnrday. 13) p. m.
For DidiITW (Local). 7J0 a. m. daily
Fcr Harrlsonbuix. Sja a m. djjjj. (pirlrr carl,
J3S J m. (parlor carl, and 4'K) p. m. week days.
Fcr Charlottesvill ILocal). TJO a. m. and 1:M
p. m. dairy
Fcr Warrvnton. a. m.. HJTJ a ra . p m.
daily; 333 p. m. (rwrlcr car) and 35 p. m. week
days.
For Blnemrnt. Ut s. ra.. IS) p. m.. 139 and
SiB j m. week days. lis. 15 a. ra . and
PL ra. Sundays. Abo 3 p. ra. week days foe
teevburx U R. BROWX. General ArrnL
EAOSOADS.
N0EF0LK & WESTEBH EWY.
ECU ED CLE ISC EFFECT MAT It, UU.
Inn Waahinftcn. New Cnloo Station.
a. m. Dally An points on Norfolk and Western,
10:H p. m. DaCy Rcanoke, Bristol. Winston
Salem. KnoxvQle. Chattanooga, Saehvllle. New
Orleans. Throngh Sleeper. Dinlns csrs.
C10 a. m. For Bristol, KnoiilHe. Chattanooga.
Nashville, and Memphis. Waahh-gton-Memphla
sleeper open at 10 p. m, .
For Norfolk Leave 420 a. ra. ; sirivt Norfolk,
11 -S a. m. (daily). Lean 131 noon; arrira Nor
folk. S3) p. m. (daily except Snnday). Lean nil
nooa; -arrive Norfolk T30 vc m. (Sunday only),
rarlcr carv.
1 p. m. Dally-BenyviHe, Luray. Elton.
Trains fnsn the Southwest antra IS a. m.. 10-90
p. m.. and 1211 a. m.
All information Fourteenth Btieet and New Tort
Avenue (Bond Building).
CHESAPEAKE & OHIO UUES.
(Effective Sunday, June 1)
111 PL m. daily-C A O. SPECIAL Solid fails
to Cincinnati, with FuCman sleepers to Louisville,
Cinctanati. Indlanapolla. St. Louis, and Chlcagni
s pw m. oaicr .iauiaati A?(U CHICAOO
EXPItESS. Pullman scrvios to Cincinnati and
Chicago.
UdO t. ra. Uij F. T. V LIMITED the
West. 8outhwrst. and Northwest. Fullmsn sleepers
ro Virginia at uprags, uncunatl. ana LoulnlHe.
Cincinnati alerper orva tor occupancy M pl la.
CLIO, dining car. servle. a la Carte.
cts, sa rs. Art, K F Et, asd ualca BUOao.
HMrec4 Eapsd Transit
Service
For Claiborne. St. Michaels, Itoyal Oak.
Kaston. and all points on B. C. & A.
R. R. to Ocean Cltw leave W. B. & A.
Station. Evans Bulldlne
6.-00 A. M. Dally, except Sunday.
206 P M. Dally, except Sunday.
7.03 A. M. Sunday.
Direct service to and from Cambridge
and Oxford. Leave W. B. & A. Sta
tion. Evans Building
1.05 P M. Dally, except Saturday and
Sunday
105 P M. Saturday and Sundar.
For return rime-table call at W. B. &
A. R. R. omce.
CHESAPEAKE BEACH RAILWAY.
Kcbedula of excursion trains to and frocn Chew
prats Beach; effective May 3. 1112; aufcjeet to
change without notice.
WEEK DATS.
Going, leave District 11ns station. X. 10-90. snd
11-30 a. ra.. 1-30, 5-43. and T -41 p. ra.
Returning, leave tha Beach t-S a. m.; 12:30.
--10. (SO. 'MM. and 10HO pl m.
SUNDATS AND KOUDAT8.
Going, leave Dlatrict lhw station. -30, 10-30, and
11 -M a. m.; 2-00. 3-0, l00, and T:IS Pl o.
Returning. leave tha Beach Ttt a. m.; 119.
2:10. !, 1.00. t -00. and 10 M pl in.
Mako local stops; running time, seventy-3ve
minutes. All other trains make ntfl In alxty
minutes. W. P. JONES.
President.
BAITIMOBE & OHIO EAUROAD.
LEAVE UNION STATION.
DOTAL BLUE LINE.
TVEBT OTHER HOlll ON THE ODD HOUR"
TO PHILADELPHIA snd NEW TORS.
NEW YORK TERMINALS. LIBERTT STHILt
snd W. TWENTT-THIBD STREET.
".SO. ISO (Royal 8perUL I hours). 11 OT a. ra-
ISO. XiSO (Royal Limited, i hours). -5 5X5. ISO
Pl ra., and C3i night. 2.4J a. c. Diners and
Fsrlor csrs on day trains. Sleepers oa 123 night
open at tOfl) xw m.
1-nsUdelrhla and Atlantic City, ft SOL im. 1110
a. bl, ISO, ISO. fl-00 pl m.
TU BALTIMORE
"EVERT HOUR ON THE HOUR."
(Week days. ISO a. m. to 1000 pl a.)
2431 "iSO. . ISO. ISO. ttSO. t30. tSO.
ta. 1000. 11SO a. ra.; 1200 noon. TtSO. ISO.
I13J. t2. ISO. tJ3. B-30. tlffl; ISO, tin.
tJ-oa. i30. ttse. --30. pao. nso, pat use.
io-o, Tia. 12a night.
WESTWARD.
CHICAGO. NX a. b.. ia "J-M n. m msa
night.
CINCINNATI. ST. LOUIS. AND LOUISVILLE.
- s. sa tao tl stl. Tt:t night.
rrrrsiiuno. -man s. m isl 1-3 n. ra..
12:00 nlg&L (Sleeper ready W p. ra.)
CLEVELAND. 12-M night. COLUMBUS. -la
IL P.
wheeu.vu. -7-10 a. m.. -530 p. ra.
Schedules of local trains st ticket vBcm.
DaDy. tExerpC Sunday. ISunday only.
TELEPHONES at following Ticket OScea: una
and New Tort Ave. N. W.. Main 1301; Of Penn
sylvania AvtL. Mais rt: Union Station OSes. Main
Largest Horning Circulation.
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