Minerals of the Mt. Wrangell
OBSERVATIONS OF MEMBERS OF
THE GEOLOGICAL SURVEY.
Patient Steps In the Subjugation of
the Land Described?Resources of
the Country Mapped.
The activities of the twentieth century
nre not all prosaic. There arc still" uncon
quered regions of the earth that draw to
them heroic souls that are the pioneers?
literally the road breakers, or Bahnbrccher,
as the Germans so aptly call them?for the
rest of mankind. Explorers and cartogra
phers are claiming and mapping new wil
dernesses no less enthusiastically and much
more effectively than In the days of Chris
topher Columbus and Richard Hakluyt.
The spirit of the age, which Is nothing If
not scientific, demands that the tale of their
achievements be told simply, but between
the lines the sympathetic reader, who can
see and judge alike the old exploits and the
new. catches the shadow of the dramatic.
The Mt. Wrangell District.
Tt fails upon him as he turns the pages of
Professional Paper No. 15, published by
the United States geological survey, which
concerns the mineral resources of the
Mount Wrangell district. Alaska. In this
paper the authors. Messrs. Walter C. Men
denhall and Frank C. Schrader. have de
scribed in plain language the chief topo
graphic and geologic features and the min
eral deposits of that district, but the
thoughtful reader who carefully scans the
photographs of thos* bleak regions and the
topographic map that accompanies the pa
per will realize the difficulties and the mag
nitude of the work. This report has been
Issued In advance of the contoured maps,
which will accompany a later report on the
general geology of th*> district. In order to
place it at an early date in the hands of
those Interested the topographic material
has been brought together in one liachured
map, which Is contldently presented as the
most complete and accurate representation
of the physical features of the district cen
tering in Mount Wrangell that Is now avail
Subjugation of the Land.
The Impression of the need for heroic
temper in work of this nature is strength
ened by perusal of the short introduction
that opens the paper. In it are recounted
the patient steps thus far taken in the sub
jugation of the land. The extent to which
this conquest has progressed is most
clearly indicated by the growth in populi
tion find in m neral output shown by ti e
statistics of Alaska in the last twenty
years. Its population of 4:?<) whites in 1HN >
had Increased to 3". !U'l in 1900. During
the decade between 1X90 and 1900 the an
nual value of Its output of precious metals
rose from $772,197 to JS.2tJ5.772.
The larger part of this growth began
with the discovery, late In the autumn of
lSOt'i. of the placer deposits of Klondike
river, in Canadian Yukon territory. An
important part of the general movement to
ward Alaska that followed was directed to
ward Copper r.ver. the immigration there |
first reaching considerable proportions la
the spring of lM'.VS, Previous to this some
thing of the geography and geology of the
Copper river valley had been letrned
through a number of explorat.ons conduct
ed In 1?S4. 1SK5 and l.Ol. mainly under the
auspices of the War Department. Except
for these surveys nothing of consequence
was done within the Copper river btsin
previous to 1MW, and the Prince William
sound district had been inhabited only ty
natives and those whites who were en
gaged in the salmon fisheries or had es
tablished trading stations for carrying on
fur trattle with the natives.
Crossed the Mountains.
During the season of 1S9S about 4.0><J
people were landed at Valdes, about 3,000
of whom crossed forbidding mountains,
nearly 100 miles wide and <5,000 feet high, to
reach the Copper river valley. A year later
not more than 3U0 of the original 4.0 0 re
mained .n the country, but it was they who
undertook the first real work done In the
Chlstochina gold field and located the
Nikolai topper mine. The development of
the interior advanced rapidly with the con
struction of the military trail, directed by
Major Abcrcrombie In 1899. 1900 and 19 ?l.
At the same t.me map work was carried on
by officers of the United States army, who
made known the geographic details of that |
part of the Chugach range lying between
Valdes bay and the Klutlnu and Copper
Mineral Resources Mapped.
in 11100 Messrs. Schrader. Spencer, (Jer
dine and Wltherspoon, all of the United
States geological survey, spent the summer
In the Copper River region. As a result of
their work during that season the Kotsina
and Ohltlna valleys and all their various
routes of approach were accurately map
ped. and the first comprehensive account
of the geology and the mineral resources
of the district from the hands of compe
tent experts was published.
At the same time the signal corps of the
United States army took up the work of
telegr iph construction. A line was begun
at Valdes In 1900, and during the summer
of UX?2 was completed by way of the Cop
per liiver valley and Mentasta pass to
Eagle, on the Yukon, connecting there with
the line to Dawson, thus completing tele
graphic communication between the In
terior of Alaska and the outside world.
Recognizing the prospective Importance of
the cistrlct, the United States geological
survey In 1902 expended one-half of Its
Alaskan appropriation In dispatching to the
region two well-equlped parties to con
tinue the work begun in 1H00, until a prac
tically complete map of the Copper basin
und the economically important contiguous
regions should be made. It was the fur
ther object of those Intrusted with the
work to examine such mineral deposits of
the district as had not been examined In
Treasures of Alaska.
It sounds matter of fact enough; In real
ity It is a twentieth-century version of the
old Nlblungen story. Treasures are there
of gold and silver, of copper and of coal.
Heroes there are a plenty, ready to do and
dare all for possession of the hoard. To
push their way across the trackless
Stretches of that northern land, searching
for the places where the treasures lie. is
not so difficult for the bold and hardy, but
to know the treasure when they see It.
and to bring It out when they have found
It?that is the twentieth-century difficulty.
To make this work easier, season after
season a special band of men, members of
the United States geological survey, are
using In that distant land all the cunning
of their training and ex[>erlence, and are
writing directions for all the world of mod
ern argonauts. The particular report
noted above, which was first announced
some months ago. may now be obtained
from the director of the geological survey.
One Advsntsge of Bsrbarlsm.
From the Chicago Trlhnn*.
"But don't you ever throw things at new
ly married couples?" asked the traveler. In
"Think how "ridiculous that would be,"
?aid the aboriginal Australian, "when we
haven't anything to throw but boomer
"Necessity." remarked the man with the
chronic quotation habit, "is the mother of
"There's where you've got a flat wheel."
?aid the contrary person. "Invention Is the
parent of necessity."
"How do you figure that out?"
"Well, take the telephone, for example.
There was no necessity for It until after tt
was Invented."?Chicago News.
Nothing but praise is heard concerning
the Sunday school convention, which was
held the first of the week In the Congre
gational Church. November 2-4. and already
plans are being laid for next year. Part
of the plan leading up to the convention
In the fall la an Institute, to be held some |
time In February by the Primary Teachers
Union, at which prominent out-of-town
primary workers will assist. While the
Sunday School Association is not a gov
ernmental body and does not enact leg
islation for its constituent members, yet
its utterances are considered important as
voicing the sentiment of Sunday school
people. One of the most Important of the
resolutions adopted by the convention was
one relating to the international un'iorm
lesson series, now in use by more P1".1}
2r>,<>UO.OOO people of all denominations in all
parts of the world.
The resolution referred to is to the effect
that "we recognize in the internaUona
uniform lesson movement the onwaM
march of real progress. The fidelity, jtidg
ment and success with which the lesaon
committee is performing a task of great
difficulty, give occasion lorour Profound
gratitude, and we believe that the same
plan may safely be continued, and with
growing acceptance and usefulness.
"We are glad that the plan embraces the
study of the whole Bible, and that e?
i perlence has shown It adapted to all ages
and classes. Among the results of Its
adoption and use we bring testimony to
th" 'First*Interest In Bible study is stim
ulated among young and old by the fact
that so many minds and hearts are at the
same time occupied with the s*"1? t?tlh : I
" 'Second. The system has called out the
efforts of able and consecrated writer^un
tlll our lesson help literature is marvelous
111 its amount and richness.
" 'Third. It is proving a powerful instru
mentality for promoting unity ami co- j
operation among Christians, and we be
lleve that its adoption throughout all
Christendom will bring untold good to the
The chapter of the Daughters of the King
of St. Mark s Episcopal Church, corner of
3d and A streets southeast, has decided to
take up "home department work in con- |
nectlon with the Sunday school. The object
will be to secure systematic study of the ,
Christian faith on the part of as many ot j
the members of the parish as P'^siblo_
One-half hour's study a week w'll be
from all those who are enrolled In the
One by one. it Is said, the churches of the
city are taking up this phase of Sunday
school work, and the action of the ot.
Mark's chapter is but an example of the
general movement. In many instances the
necessity of calling upon large numbers of
the church members has. It is claimed, im
peded the movement, as visiting all has
been regarded as a tedious and almost end
less undertaking, but by a proper division
of the lists among large staffs of "visitors,'
each individual of whom is thus required to
call on only ten or twenty members a
month or a quarter, as the case may be,
this difficulty, it is said, has been consider
ably obviated. A large number of the
Protestant churches in this city and in
other American cities have taken up the
matter, and so Important has this branch of
Sunday school labors become that it has.
been recognized as a distinct and essential
movement by the Sunday School Associa
tion of the District of Columbia to the ex
tent that special sessions were devoted to a
discussion of its problems at the annual
convention of the association, held this
week at the First Congregational Church.
It is the intention of the Sunday school
workers of the District to do their best to
excite new interest In this matter, and it
is their hope that they will meet with un
An encouraging feature of the movement,
in the minds of those most interested in It,
is the way in which the home students re
ceive the lesson literature distributed to
them by the women visitors. It 1b said that
no difficulty is experienced In securing a
sincere and active membership, and that
many persons who cannot or will not at
tend Sunday schools will study the Inter
national Bible'lessons each week In' .their
homes and make satisfactory reports to
the visitors at stated intervals. The depart
ments are, in most cases, under the direc
tion of superintendents, as are the regular
The whole question of Bible study in the
home is awakening much Interest in church
circles, and It is believed by many that.the
energies of the various denominations will
be bent in the direction of instituting and
fostering It in the future. It may, it is
sard, become one of the most Important
modern religious movements.
Rev. Thomas Needham. Bible evangelist,
has been conducting meetings for two
weeks in the Church of the United Brethren
in Christ, corner of R and North Capitol
streets. Much interest has been manifested
in the.=<? meetings. Bible lessons have been
given in the afternoons of this week from
4 to 5 o'clock. Last Sunday the church
was crowded when Mr. Needham preached.
Many Illustrations from his personal experi
ences make his discourses specially Interest
ing. When a lad of eleven years he was
captured by the Indians and taken to South
America. He was saved from being eaten
by the cannibals by a cross on his arm.
Mr. Nedham held meetings here fourteen
The first anniversary of the pastorate of I
the Rev. J. Luther Frantz of St. Mark's
Lutheran Church was celebrated last Mon
day evening. In addition the anniversary I
marked a period in the church's history
which occasioned much interest and re
joicing. being that from the first of No
vember. ISAM, the congregation became self- j
Speeches were made by the pastor; the
former pastor. Rev. John C. Bowers; Rev.
Stanley Billheimer, secretary of the Mary
land synod; Mr. August W. Noack, treas
urer of the congregation: Mrs. McClelland,
president of the Ladies' Aid Society; Mr.
D. N. Klapp. superintendent of the Sun
day school; Mr. Harry R. Fetlinger, presi
dent of the Luther League, and Mrs. C. A.
Lelmbach. president of the Missionary So
All speeches were along the line of pro
gress made in the past seven or eight I
years, and evidenced the fact that the high
standard would be maintained for the fu- |
ture. A social hour followed, when the
members and friends were entertained most
hospitably by the various organizations.
A prayer service and conference, under
the auspices of the presbytery of Washing
ton city, will be held Tuesday and Wednes
day of next week at the New York Avenue
Presbyterian Church. The preparatory
prayer meeting, under the leadership of
Rev. George P. Wilson, will convene at 4:15
Tuesday afternoon. In the evening. Rev.
John R. Davis of Philadelphia, Pa . will
make an address on "Some Present Needs."
Following devotional exercises Wednes
day morning. Rev. Charles Alvln Smith will
read a paper on "Taking Time to be Holy."
During the session Mr. Harry G. Kimball
will speak on "Perseverance In Christian
Work." and Rev. 8. 8. Laws on "The
A#?ency of the Spirit of God in Evangelism."
Rev. Donald C. McLeod will open the after
noon session with an address on "What
Does Jesus Expect of His Church." follow
ed In turn by Rev. Asa A. Fiske. on "The
Power of the Spirit Obtainable Through
Service." and Judge Stanton J. Peelle, on
"The Unity of Fellowship." The conference
will come to a close with an address on
"The Evangelistic Function of the Church."
by Rev. George 11. Stewart of Auburn,
The Women's Missionary Society, home
branch, of the Metropolitan Presbyterian
Church, corner of 4th and B streets south
east, held its regular monthly meeting last
Thursday afternoon. Mrs. Teunis 8. Ham
lin gave a talk on the work of the home
branch. This society Is preparing a mis
sionary box for the Ashvllle Farm School,
for boys. Boys' clothing and all kinds of
supplies, such as towels, soap, bedding,
neckties, suspenders and the like, are being
packed Into the box. All the members of
the congregation of the church have been
requested to contribute.
The Hallock Circle, which Is composed of
a number of members of the Metropolitan
Presbyterian Church who are Interested in
the study of missions, held its first regular
session of this season last Tuesday. It Is
named for Dr. Hallock, the foreign mission
ary In China, supported by the church. A
systematic study of the history of mis
sions was conducted all last year and will
be continued this year.
enrolled aft th?
opening meeting of the AM Society of St.
Mark's Episcopal Church* held recently,
and the prospects. It is claimed, are fine
for a successful year's work. An entertain
ment was given by the society October 16,
at which an Interesting program was ren
dered. The Aid Society will entertain the
workers of St. Mark's parish the first
Thursday in December, as has been Its
St. Katherlne's Guild" of St. Mark's
Church began its year's work under very
auspicious circumstances last month. The
opening meeting was well attended and
everything points to a successful year. The
guild 1s connected with the Junior Auxil
iary. and M.ss Jessie Fant has been ap
r?cordin* secretary of the diocesan
PH,* debt on the Memorial
thio . , Seventh Day Adventlsts. In
this city, Is paid, the authorities propose to
make some necessary alterations and re
iSim. t. . * ,church and the adjoining
also desired to put a baptistry
fnnrt lhU ,v. Any Glance in the building
y??" 'hese Improvements are paid
vnto^ . !? debt removed, will be de
\n fhL I. "nderstood, to the establ.shing
confe^n^7 Publishing house, general
0tM0^naL^f]?sT^" ",nBlns evangellst
nmn lJ;, ' Pitman and Summit Grove
W'" ** ln Washington for
E (^ i i^,Jm0rrow at McKendree M.
two il ?f!2*y, night c,osed the ?rst
~ services at the church
Hub^ tV? ? ^ ?f the pastor- Dr"
CHRISTIAN ENDEAVOR NOTES.
wmhh?M ?*tr'Ct Christ,an Endeavor Union
ill hold its monthly meeting for November
I?10* at 8 ?'cIock Jn Calvary
fn h ?h ^.UrCh" "Chrtstlan Cltlsenshlp" Is
to be the theme of the meeting, and the pro
gram as announced Is to consist of brief ad
dresse, by Rev. W. c. Alexander, pastor of
ChflH ?*1 Presbyterian Church; Rev.
i d l mh ~er' DaSt?r ?* Ke,ler Memor
ial Lutheran Church, and Messrs D. B
lesePandnd C' *" Cr?S3, ,at? ?f 0berlln Col
tlonal ~f"?W K?nneCted Wlth the Interna
tional reform bureau. The officers of the
tenre?sntedXinndn^ inVitation to a11 arsons in
to eo? , citizenship and temperance
to come out and hear these addresses.
thlp^o01" Chri3tl^E"deavor Society of
' . J Congregational Church has elected
KiTJ ? 33 f0,l0Ws: President. Paul
secretao-y" P ^ren^Kh-?C"e Shi",nff:
Nellie Newton ThfP .ntendent> Miss
! active m^tsV^
o'loVin the evenLV?^ ^
' PoXCthe%bjEt^SVOMr, ??**'? com
have been duJl? t"h?naiVJn'on'
in preparing L past week
the Ashevnfe oatb0Xes to be Rent to
Indian School Tip hn ?M Bnd the Tucson
the New York' \ boxes were packed at
last Wedi,?dw Presbyterian Church
from 10 to r,;.VroV]wk f0er7hUrCh W3'1 open
articles There reception of
wearing appar?. ^ksTames^eTc'^Ther'
of" twelve ^hd Twe^y"
presbytery. ?f These
mountains of the south I \FS the
about twenty yefrs oM year one bo>'
tin nr.. a ^ oia and over six
Of .mall'boys to fetr?'the^alpha^ * ^
Xflng a d.rectdry'of membe^HsM
James; secretary, Mr. Bruce Cleveland
corresponding secretary. Miss M. ^Louise
Sleman: treasurer. Mr. Emery Lasler df-N
egate to District Christian Endeavor
1 nion. Mr. Harold Caverly; junior sud'T
intendent. Miss Edith M. Fisher; assisted
Theeroliellhent- M'SS Edlth T WhiUker
The roll shows a membership of eighty
exclusive of honorary members. elgnly'
The Christian Endeavor Society of the
hiHTf!" e"ijile Congregational Church
held its regular business meeting Wednes
day evening and elected the following offi
cers for six months: President, Mr A F
Beatty; vice president. Miss Blanche Ad'
recording secretary. Miss Marie
Smith; corresponding secretary. Miss Ka
tie K Tayletir; treasurer, Mr. Z. P. Moore
chorister Miss Clara Brown; pianist. Miss
Ada Pmckney; delegate to the District
Christian Endeavor Union, Mr. L. G Cn
The normal mission study class, organ
ized by the missionary committee of the
District Christian Endeavor Union, held its
first session at St. Paul's English Lutheran
Church last Saturday afternoon at 4 30
o'clock, under tha leadership of Mr. W. H.
H. Smith. Thirty-two persons were pres
ent. representing almost that many different
churches., and the enrollment is now con
siderably ln excess of that number. Be
sides Christian Endeavorers there are in
cluded ln the membership of the class mem
bers of Epworth League and Baptist
Young People's Unions, to whom, as well as
to all persons Interested tn the study of
missions, a cordial Invitation has been ex
tended by the committee. The class will
continue to meet Saturdays, at the same
hour and place, for eight weeks, the ses
sions being limited to one hour.
The new officers and committee chairmen
of the Christian Endeavor Society of the
Western Presbyterian Church were Install
ed last Sunday at the regular evening serv
ice of the church. After the reading of the
president's annual report the retiring offi
cers and chairmen arose, and the pastor.
Rev. G. A. Wilson, spoke a few words com
mending them for the past year's work.
The new officers and chairmen were then
introduced and a charge was given to them
by the pastor, after which he preached the
evening sermon on the text Epheslans vl5
"Ftedeemlng the Time." The new officers
nnd committee chairmen are as follows
President, Mr. Howard C. Clements; vice
president. Mr. Pascoe Williams: recording
secretary. Mr. Joseph R. Curl; correspond
ing secretary. Miss May E. Smith; treas
urer. Miss F. Rena Wlllner; superintendent
1 of Junior society, Miss Lucy McKim; dele
j Sate to District Union, Miss Marie E. Wet
zel; chairmen of committees?Lookout, Mrs.
A. L. Yachman; prayer meeting, Mr. Roy C
) Heflebower; social. Miss Elizabeth Zea*
| missionary, Mr. W. H. H. Smith; music'
Mr. Joseph A. Butterworth; flower, Mrs!
l B. M. Glover; calling. Mrs. W. C. Wetzel;
good literature. Miss Ella M. Meyer; relief,'
I Miss Emma Corcoran? Christian citizenship!
Mr. Arthur W. Harkness; Junior, Miss Lucy
The regular business meeting and social
of the Young People's Society of Christian
Endeavor of the First Congregational
Church was held last night ln the Sunday
school room of the church. In the absence
of the president. Mr. Ingalls, the vice presi
dent, Miss Anna Hughes, presided during
the business meeting, after which the social
was held. Many games were played, sev
eral guessing contests causing much merri
ment. After some music refreshments were
served. This society has recently Issued a
booklet showing the officers, committees,
leaders and topics for the coming year.
At the Christian Endeavor prayer meeting
of the Eastern Presbyterian Church last
Sunday evening the intermediate society
joined with the seniors as active members.
The president, Mr. C. G. Morgan, welcomed
them ln a few words, after which the pas
tor, Dr. Easton, spoke words of welcome
and advice. Mrs. Allen N. Dobson. their
superintendent, also made a few remarks.
The ceremony closed with the pledge in
conoert and one verse qf "Blest Be the Tie
That Binds." The new members are the
Misses Fitxhugh. the Misses Raymond. Miss
Welch. Miss Coombs, Mis* Wagner, Miss
Foster, the Misses Houser. Mr. Fred Robl
nette and the Messrs. Van Eaoo. The con
secration service will be held tomorrow
The Christian Endeavor Society of Christ
Baptist Church, Hynesboro' Park, recently
meeting and social at the
residence of Mr. and Mrs. George N. Wells.
at Lanham. Md. The treasurer and com
mittee chairmen made report?, and three
new members were elected. The society
authorized the Purchase of one dozen Bibles
and two dozen hymnals. New officers were
elected, as follow*: President, Mr. The
ophilus Bray; vice president. Mr. George N'.
Wells; secretary. Mrs. George N. Wells;
treasurer. Mrs.; A. D. Craven. After ad
journment refreshments were served and
the remainder of the evening was spent
The Christian Endeavor Society of the
Zlon Baptist Church has elected Mr. A. S.
Howard, president. And Mr. C. B. Walker,
corresponding Secretory, for one year.
ft ^ .
The Gurley Memorial Presbyterian En
deavorers enjoyed a very pleasant Hal
loween party at the church last Saturday
night. Ghostly' Invitations had been sent
out, written oij- black paper with white Ink
and Inclosed iti black envelopes bearing a
design of skull and cross bones In place of
a stamp. On arriving the x-lsitors were met
by several silent ghosts, who merely pointed
to the room where wraps might be left. A
number having come, it was announced that
the company was to follow a dismal trail
under the guidance of a ghost, and for their
safety a rope was stretched along the route.
This announcement met with an enthusias
tic response, and before the party had gone
very far all were made to feel that they
surely must have been expected by the
ghosts, who appeared from every dark cor
ner. All having followed the rope to its
end, the company was seated in a circle and
the members were obliged to pass to each
other various articles of a clammy nature
without permitting them to'drop.
A gloomy efTect was given to the room, the
darkness being only partly dispelled by the
glimmering lights from a few jack-o'-lan
terns with crude faces and a occasional
illuminated outline of skull and cross
bones. These lanterns were heavily banked
with branches of autumn leaves, and In
stead of giving light they appeared only to
Intensify the darkness. In one corner the
fortunes of the guests were told in the light
of a mysterious Same by a gipsy, who is
known at other times as Miss Grace Burger.
A great deal of amusement was caused by
silhouettes of those present which were
thrown on a sheet, <the company being di
vided and each side guessing those of the
Refreshments consisting of apples, pop
corn and lemonade were served, and all
present gave evidence of enjoying the.affair,
which was the result of the efforts of the
social committee, under the direction of
Miss N. B. Heizer and Miss Grace De Rie
The Christian Endeavor Society of the
Eastern Presbyterian Church has elected
the following officers: l-.?s'dent, Mr. Chas.
G. Morgan; vice president, Iss J. H. Dob
son; recording secretary. Miss Bessie H.
Harley; corresponding secretary. Mrs. C. G.
Morgan; financial sec?retary. Miss Alfaretta
Miller; treasure! Mr. D. H. Oertley; or
ganist, Miss Helen Welch; delegate to Dis
trict Christian Endeavor Union, Mrs. C. G.
BROTHERHOOD OF ST. ANDREW.
The local assembly of the Brotherhood of
St. Andrew met last Monday evening in
St. John's parish hall, to hear the reports
from the delegates to the National Broth
erhood convention recently held at Denver.
The delegates were Gen. Cecil. Clay of St.
Andrew's Chapter, Mr. Irving U. Townsend
of St. Stephen's and Mr. H. K. Gibson of
St. Paul's. The attendance was large, in
dicating a growth of numbers and interest
among the chapters; nineteen chapters
were represented. The president, Mr.
Salter, urged a feirger attendance at the
annual meetipg . o? .the local assembly, to
be held November SO. Mr. Gibson gave a
comprehenslvq^epprt of the proceedings of
the several ser.^jc^p and conferences. Gen..
Clay devoted i>is Jfitfress to "Courage, Zeal
and Enthusia^tn^' which he urged the
chapters to ad^ipt/a^ their standard for the
coming year. .Mr. J. C. Astrado of the San
Francisco local assembly was present, and
on invitation gave his impressions of the
convention and of tjfoe brotherhood work In
California. ;jni n, .->
"I/, i.1 i.i
Trinity Chapter has rented the dwelling
on the northeaW corner of 4th street and
New York avenue'northwest. The interior
of the building has been rearranged for
chapel and Sim day school purposes and
will hereafteri: be; known as St. Agnes'
Chapel. Beginning tomorrow, services will
be held regularly" each Sunday afternoon
at 3:80 a'clock. .1. it
Mr. J. C. Astrado, director of Cathedral
chapter. San Francisco, Cal., was a vis
itor to Washington during the past week.
At the convention recently held at Den
ver an unusual amount oT -space on the
program was aHotted to the junior chap
ters. The increase in the growth of the
junior chapters throughout the country. It
is reported, is -quite noticeable. In Wash
ington this branch of the brotherhood is
moving steadily forward, and its members
are anticipating increased interest during
the coming year.
A special service, for men only, was held
under the auspices of Christ Chapter, at
Christ Church, Navy Yard, last Sunday
evening, at which the Rev. Henry Y. Sat
terlee, bishop of Washington, delivered the
EPWORTH LEAGUE NOTES.
The topic for the devotional meeting of
Epworth Leagues tomorrow Is: "The
Power of a Consistent Life." References
for the lesson are found In Neh., v, 9, and
Romans iv, 22.
Mr. George Z. Colison conducted a de
votional meeting at Oorsuch Chapter last
Public installation services were held at
Wesley Church last Sunday evening. The
district officers were in attendance, and
a very pleasant meeting was held. The
regular Sunday evening devotional service
was conducted by Mr. J. S. Barker, and
the league room was comfortably filled.
Dr. J. H Wester, the president, together
with Mr. F. E. Woodward, Mrs. M. M.
Mitchell, Mr. H. A. Ison, Miss Gertrude
M. Sheldon and Mr. E. H. Pullman, in
stalled the officers of the chapter as fol
lows: Mr. Frank A. Woodward, president;
Mi. J. S. Barker, first vice president; Miss
Nettie Wallace, second vice president- Mrs.
John O. Schuckers, third vice president"
Miss Lulu Jleil. secretary, and Miss
Sophia Kolb, treasurer. Following the in
stallation exercises a consecration service
was conducted by Rev. VV. M. Ferguson,
the pastor of the church.
The members of the District League cabi
net will visit Fletcher Chapter Sunday
evening and publicly install the officers of
the chapter. The service will commence
at 0:30 o'clock.
An Epworth League mass meeting in con
nection with the exercises attending the
celebration of the seventy-fifth anniversary
of Wesley Church marked the close of the
celebration. Dr. J. H. Wesler, president
of the DlstrfpU' League. was. presiding offi
cer of the eVehinSf and a number of his
associates in tfie "cabinet were in attend
ance. The featur** of the evening was an
address by Afty G. Wilson, assistant
secretary of tHe Y! M. C. A. Music, fur
nished by thejehofl- of Wesley Church in
terspersed the proceedings. Rev. Charles
H. Butler, pr?jdetrt of the Luther League
Of the District! of .Columbia, brought the
service to a c\8he hy pronouncing the bene
diction. j', *
Dr. Wesler 'Rnd^his associates on the
District League cabinet have accepted an
Invitation to publJdly install the recently
elected officers' of'North Capitol Chapter
the evening of' Suftday. November 15.
Rev. Georg* R> Maydwell. pastor of
Waugh Churoh; will Install at the regular
preaching service?> tomorrow evening the
recently elected officers of the chapter of
that church. te -
The district officers will visit Mount
Pleasant League Wednesday evening next
and there participate in a league confer
The following-named persons have been
elected officers of Brookland Chapter: Presi
dent, Mr. W. W. Cohen; first vice president
Miss Lydia Burklin; second vice president'
Miss Josephine Patten; third vice presi
dent, Mrs. C. H. Hospital; fourth vice pres
ident. Miss Blanche Qudgln; secretary, Hiss
Mabel Wells; treasurer. Miss Corlnne Har
mon, and superintendent Junior league. Miss
Dr. Wesler and his associates on the
league cabinet will make a visit to Lang
don, Md., Tuesday evening, November IT,
and will publidly Install the lately elected
officers of the Epworth League chapter
The regular monthly session of the board
? f^S. District League wan held
last TO ednesday evening at Wesley Churoh.
au ,^Vesler presided, and Miss Gertrude M.
Sheldon acted as secretary. Preceding the
board meeting: a session of the cabinet wan
held, at which it was decided to hold the
next subdlstrict meeting at Douglas Me
morlal Church the evening of Friday, No
vember 20. The board session opened with
prayer by Mrs. E. M. Wharton, and those
present were Dr. J. H. Wesler, Mrs. E. M.
\\ harton, Mr. H. A. Ison. Mrs.M. M. Mltch
Mr? wS a' it Sheldon- M?"- L. A. Milwtead,
Mrs. W S Phelps. Mr. J. W. Dyre, Mr. F.
? f' P" A- Salmon, Mrs. Mattlng
ly, Mr. Frank J. Metcolf, Mr. S. A. Terry.
?e^'ea ?' four subdlstrict meetings will
be conducted in various sections of the city
auring the coming winter by the District
i^pworth League. These services will be ar
ranged so. as to have each of the four de
partments. namely, spiritual, missionary.
I mercy and help, and social and literary,
nave charge of one meeting. By this method
or procedure each branch of the league
work will be thoroughly covered during the
The first of this series Is to be held at
Douglas Chapter, the evening of Friday,
November 20, beginning at 7:30 o'clock. Mr.
H. A. Ison, the fourth vice president, is in
im1"?8 ?f "le arrangements. The service
i i along the lines of literary and so
cial work. Following this meeting the other
three departments will hold similar services
at periods during the winter to lie decided
on later. The leagues included in this meet
mg are Douglas, North Capitol. Grove,
???an<*' Graee, Brightwood, Langdon
and Fletcher. Two addresses bearing on the
work of the social and literary department
will be made by well-known speakers. The
program as yet Is in a tentative form, but
ruil particulars will be announced when it
Is completed. Dr. Gallagher, superintend
ent of the Deaconess' Home, Is to be one
of the speakers at these subdlstrict meet
ings. It Is understood that members of
the Epworth Leagues in Washington, as
well as others feeling disposed to attend,
will be welcomed to the meeting to be held
at Douglas and the like services which will
CHRISTIAN ENDEAVOR HOUR
GRACE LIVINGSTON HILL.
(For November 8.)
Topic: "Great Men of the Bible: What Elijah
Tearht-s Us"?2 Kings 2: 1-12; Matthew 11: 14;
James 5: 17, 18.
2 Kings: L And it came to pass, when the
Lord would take up Elijah into heaven by
a whirlwind, that Elijah went with Elisha
2. And Elijah said unto Elisha, Tarry
hert;, I ppay thee: for the Lord hath sent
me to Bethel. And Eiiaha said unto him.
As the Lord liveth, and as thy soul liveth, I
will not leave thee. So they went down to
3. And the sons of the prophets that were
at Bethel came forth to Elisha. and said
unto him, Knowest thou that the Lord will
take away thy master from thy head today?
And he said,' Yea, I know it; hold ye your
4. And Elijah said unto him, Elisha,
tarry here I pray thee; for the Lord hath
sent me to Jericho. And he said. As the
Lord liveth and as thy soul liveth, I will not
leave thee. So they came to Jericho.
5. And the sons of the prophets that "were
at Jericho came to Elisha and said unto
him, Knowest thou that the Lord will take
away thy master from thy head today?
And he answered. Yea, I know K; hold ye
6. And Elijah said unto hlqn, Tarry, I pray
thee, here; for the Lord hath sent me to
Jordan. And he said. As the Lord liveth,
and as thy soul liveth, I will not leave
thee. And they two went on.
7. And fifty men of the 90ns of the proph
ets went and stood to view afar oft; and
they two stood by Jordan.
8. And Elijah took his mantle and wrap
ped It together and smote the waters, and
they were divided hither and thither, so
that they two went over on dry ground.
9. And it came to pass, when they were
gone over, that Elijah said unto Elisha,
Ask what I shall do for thee, before I be
taken away from thee. And Elisha. said, I
pray thee, let a double portion of thy spirit
be upon me.
10. And he said. Thou hast asked a hard
thing: nevertheless. If thou see me wlien I
am taken from thee. It shall be so unto
thee; but if not. it shall not be so.
11. And it came to pass, as they still
went on, and talked, that, behold, there
appeared a chariot of fire, and horses of
fire, and parted them both asunder, and
Elijah went up by a whirlwind into heaven.
12. And Elisha saw it, and he cried. My
father, my father, the chariot of Israel, and
the horsemen thereof. And he saw him no
more; and he took hold of his own clothes,
and rent them in two pieces.
Matthew ii:14. And if ye will receive it,
this is Elias, which was for to come.
James 5: 17. Elias was a man subject to
lake passions as we are, and he prayed
earnestly that it might not rain, and It
I rained not on earth for the space of three
i years and six months.
18. And he prayed again, and the heaven
gave rain, and the earth brought forth her
One translation of the name Elijah gives
Its meanin-g as "J?hovah is my strength."
Mr. Meyer says: "This gives the key to his
life. God was the strength of his life; of
whom should he be afraid? When the
wicked, even his enemies and foes, came on
bim to eat up his flesh, they stumbled and
fell. Thougli an host should encamp against
him, his heart should" not fear. What a
revelation Is given us in this name! Oh,
that It were true of each of us! Yet. why
should it not be? Let us from henceforth
cease from our own strength, which at the
best Is weakness, and lert us appropriate
God's by daily, hourly faith. This then shall
be the motto of our future lives, 'In the
Lord have I righteousness and strength; I
can do all things through Christ which
strenglheth me; ttie Lord is my strength
and song, and He is become my salva
The charax-ters of the great men we have
been studying for tthe past few weeks
stand out from others like bright jewels of
unsual size and value. We hardly class
them with ourselves. They seem to have
more of the divine in their natures than we
have. We admire them and emulate them,
but still we easily excuse ourselves if we do
not follow closely all their virtues, because
they seem to be something far bejind us in
natural gifts. It is almost startling there
fore to read that this great Elijah, God's
prophet, who could do so many wonders in
the name of God, and upon whom the power
of God rested so fully, was a "man of like
passions with ourselves." This brings Eli
jah down to the possibilities of our own
There was a wistfulness about Elisha as
he stuck to Elijah, following from point to
point, longing for that double portion of his
master's spirit. Would to God that more of
us could so admire the saints who walk in
Cod's footsteps, and so long for the same
clo^ fellowship with Jesus that we would
devote ourselves to watching them and fol
lowing them about, trying to study out
their secret and make It ours. Each one of
you knows some man or woman who seems
to you Elijah-like in life, doing great ser
vice for God. being greatly blessed and
wondrously cared for in time when others
were in trouble and distress. Each one of
us has wondered over these earthly saints
and felt rebuked sometimes that we were
not more like them, but excused ourselves
with a hopeless feeling that It was Impos
sible. But the trouble is when a saint does
come our way, or a prophet, we are so ter
ribly uncomfortable contrasting our own
lives with his. that we get out of his way as
much as possible for our own peace of
mind. But Elisha watched the man whom
he admired, and loved and took not his eyes
away from him until the sight was given
him of the chariot and horses of flame,
sign and signet of that "double portion"
that was to be his if he followed and
watched faithfully. It Is worth while ask
ing ourselves the question whether, if we
followed more closely our master, watched
more closely His prophets, we, too. might not
be given a portion of the wonder-working
spirit that should enable us to "remove
mountains" with our faith.
When Wishart, the great Scotch preach
er. was seized by the authorities for heresy,
young John Knox wanted to go with him to
suffer and die with him If need were, tn
order that he might be privileged to add his
testimony to that of Ms master. "No," sold
Wishart, who had perceived what manner
of man it waa he had for a pupil. "No, go
bo me now to your bairns. God wants you
to live for him, not die for him." Thus
Wishart went to the ?take, and Knox went
home, not to be heard of again tor years.
He was ready for either life or death, as
God willed. It some times takes more
strength to live an Elijah life than to die
or be carried away In the glory of Are. Eli
jah went through some hard dark times.
Just an do you and I, bat hia end was glory.
May not yours and mine be also?
How to Help the Leader-Tell what Inci
dent In Elijah's life most interests you and
seems to help you. _ ?
Parallel passages: Malachl, lv:B; I Kings,
xviii:18, 21, 30, 38, 46; Psalms. clv:4; Psnlms,
xvitlUI2: Psalms, xxvll:l; I Kings, xvil:l-C;
I Kings, xlx:10-13; II Kings, 1:4.
Hints to the I>eader.
Christian Endeavor hymns 15, 20, 72, 76,
The Endeavor Hymnal, 16, 36, 46. 198, 2S4.
Have the different points in Elijah's life
brought out, to show the human side of his
character. Emphasize his weaknesses,
showing their parallel in our own lives. Ask
the members who take up these different
incidents In his Ufa to show also how his
only strength was in God. For Instance,
recall tho time when he sat down under a
Juniper tree and requested that he might
die. Show how like us sometimes. Speak
of God's tenderness with him and how he
was always helped otlt of any difficulty.
Make your central thought that God will
help us each to do great things for Him
if we care to be Ills chosen ones, though it
may be but an humble way In which we are
From the Chicago News.
"The porcupine may not be a desirable
assoc+ate." said the coorv "yet he has his
"True," replied the fox, "but he is apt to
be an awful flatterer."
"Flatterer!" echoed the coon.
"Yes," answered the fox. "he is apt to
send one away with a stuck-up feeling."
WESLEY CHAPEL, CORNER 5T1I AND F STS.
n.w., Rev. W. M. Ferguson, D.D., pastor.?
Sunday school, 9:30; seruion by the pastor,^ 11
a.m.; subject, "Yearning for Souls," ami at 7^30
p.m., subject, "Salvation for the Worst." Ep
worth League, 6:30. - Special meetings every
evening at 7:30, except Saturday. It
McKEXDRBB M. K. CHI BOH, 915-919 MASS.
ave. n.w., E. L. Hubbard, pastor.?S. S.. 9:30;
Eteaching by pastor, 11 a.m. and 7:30 p.m.; E.
u, 6:30. Revival services every evening, as
sisted by Mr. and Mrs. I?per, the singing evan
gelistic _____ It
HAM LINE. 9TH AND P N.W., DR. LUC1KX
Clark, pastor.?Sunday school, 9:30 a.m.; Miss
Louise Manning Hodgkins. editor "Missionary
Friend." will addresa the Sunday school at 10:15
a.m.; preaching. 11 a.m.. by Rev. John Tearle
of England; 7:30 p.m., by the pastor; Epworth
League, 6:30 p.m.
GRACE M. E. CHURCH. <X>R. 9TH AND S STS.
n w.?Preaching by the pastor, ltcv. Joseph E.
Smith, at 11 a.m. and 7:45 p.m. Musical enter
tainment on Monday and Tuesday evenings, at
8 p.m. __ It*
UNION METHODIST EPISCOPAL CHURCH. 2*?TH
st. n.w. south of Pa. ave.?9:30 a.m.. Sunday
school, E. S. Wescott, esq., superintendent; 11
a.m.. Rev. S. Reese Murray, D.D.; G:3;* p.m.,
young people's meeting; 7:30 p.m., Mrs. Badley
of Lueknow, India. No collection. It
TRINITY METHODIST EPISCOPAL CHURCIL
corner Seward square and 5th st. s.e.?11 a.m.,
Sunday school missionary anniversary; 7:30 p.m.,
sermon by pastor," Dr. J. C. Nicholson; 0:15 a.m.,
Sunday school; 6:30 p.m.. Epworth League. It
MT. VERNON PLACE M. E. CHURCH SOUTH,
corner ?th and K sts. n.w.. Rev. Forrest J.
Prettvman, pastor.?Preaching 11 a.m. and 7:30
p.m.;* Sundav school, 9:30 a.m.; Junior League.
3:30 p.m.; Senior League. 6:30 p.m.; prayer
meeting Thursday, 7:30 p.m. It
PEOPLES MISSION.?FOURTH ANNIVERSARY
w ill be held on Sunday night, Nov. 8, at Met.
M. E. Church, corner 4M? and C sts., at
7:30; Rev. E. D. Bailey will preside; Dr. Bristol
will deliver welcome address; Dr. Merrill E.
Gates, Capt. T. H. M<*Kee and Dr. D. W.
Skellenger will speak; full orchestra quartets
ami solos; testimonies by converts. It
WAUGH CHURCH. 3D AND A STS. N E , REV.
Geo. E. Maydwell, pastor.?11 a.m., "The Divine
Magnet;" 7:30 p.m., "Great Forgiveuess;" 9:15,
Sunday school; 6:30, Epworth League. Revival
services every night next week at 7:30 o'clock. It
FOUNDRY M. e!. CHURCH. CUR. 15TH ANI> U
sts. n.w.. Rev. Robt. M. Moore, pastor.?Sunday
school at 9:?) a.m.; preaching by the pastor at 11
a.m.; at 7:45 p.m.. Rev. M. F. McDowell. D. D..
will preach. Epworth league at 7 p.m. Seats
free. All welcome. It
MHTROI-OLJTAN MEMORIAL M. E. CHURCH.?
Preaching at 11 a m., by Rer. F. M. Bristol, D.
D.: at 7:45 p.m.. anniversary of the People's Mis
sion; Sunday school, S?:30 a.m.; Chinese school,
3:3(1 pm.; Epworth League. 6:30 p.m. It
MT PLEASANT CHURCH. REV. JOSEPH DAW
son. Ph. D., pastor.?Preaching ?t 11 a.m. and
7:3ft p.m. In St. Stephen's Parish Hall, 14th St.
near Kenesaw: Snnday w-ltool. 12:15 p.m. It
FLETCHER, CORNER 4TH ifT. AND NEW YORK
ive. d.w. ?Preaching 11 a.m. and 7:30 p.m. by
the pastor; installation of Epworth League of
ficers. 6 45 p.m. It*
MISSIONARY RALLY -MRS. DR. BUTLER. MRS.
Mary C Nlnd itnd Miss Louise Manning Hodg
kins will sneak ?t a grand missionary echo meet
ing at Metn polltau M. E. Church tomorrow.
Sunday afternoon, at 3 o'clock. All auxiliaries
urged to a 1 tend. It
" METHODIST PROTESTANT.
NORTH CAROLINA M. P. CHURCH. STII AND
B sts. s.e.?Preaching by the pastor. Rev. A.
Norman Ward. 11 a.m. and 7:30 p.m. C. E.,
0:45 p.m. "?
ASSEMBLY'S, 5TH AND I STS N.W ?FltEACH- 1
lug at 11 a.m. and 7:30 p.m. by Rev. Ceorge 1 .
Wilson, D.D., pastor; midweek service, Thurs
day evening, at 7:30 o'clock. It
THE EASTERN PRESBYTERIAN CHURCH. 6TH
1 st. and Maryland ave. u.e.?Rev. Dr. Easton
will preach 11 am.; topic: "The Man All Are
Seeking After." and at 7:30 p.m.. topic:
I "Recognition of Friends in Heaven." Strangers
cordially invited. It
ECKINGTON PRESBYTERIAN CHURCH. Q AND
NcrtU Capitol sts.?Preaching 11 a.m. and 7:30
p.m. by the pastor. Rev. W. Taliaferro Thomp
son, D.D.;"C. E., 6:30 p.m. Strangers wwlcotne.
NEW YORK AVENUE PRESBYTERIAN CHURCH.
New York ave.. H and 13th sts., Ilr. Wallace
Radcllffe, pastor.?11 a.m.. public worship; 7:45
pm.. "Men of Calvinism." John Wit tier* poon;
music led by quartet choir; 9:30 a.m.. Bible
school; 9:40 a.m.. adult classes; 6:30 p.m.. Chris
tian Endeavor Society. It
FOURTH PRESBYTERIAN CHURCH, 13T1I AND
Yale sts., Rev. Joseph T. Kelly, I?.I>., pastor.?
Sabbath school. 9:30 a.m.; preaching by the
pastor, 11 a.m.: Mr. Ralph Wells. 7:.K> p.m.;
C. E. Society. 6:30 p.m. Strangers welcome. It
7^ PITZER WILL PREACH AT CENTRAL
Presbyterian Church (Southern Assembly) at 11
a.m. and 7:45 p.m. It*
Ol NTON TEMPLE MEMORIAL, 14TII AND R.
Rev. Asa S. Flske. D.D., pastor.?Preaching by
pastor at 11 a.m. and 7:30 p.m. Strangers
IIUST PRESBYTERIAN. JOHN MARSHALL
place n.w., Donald C. MacLeod. D.D.. pastor.?
11 a.m.. "Our Privileges and Responsibilities
as Citizens of the National Capital;" 7:30 p.m.,
(?reaching service. All welcome. It
METROPOLITAN PRESBYTERIAN CHURCH. 4TH
and B sts. s.e.?Preaching services tomorrow at
11 a.m. and 7:3ft p.m.; sermons by Rev. John L.
Taylor, D.D., pastor of Presbyterian Church, An
bury Park, New Jersey, and also will addresa the
annual praise meeting of the Women's Missionary
Society Thursday at 7:30 p.m., November 12;
Sabbath school. 9:30 a.m.; X. P. S. C. E., 6:30
CHURCH OF THE COVENANT (PRESBYTERIAN),
Connecticut ave., N and 18th sta. n.w. Rev. Ten
nis S. Hamlin. D. I).. pastor, will officiate to
morrow at 11 a.m. and at 4 p.m.; Sunday school
at 9-30 a.m.: Junior O. E. meeting at 3; Senior
and Intermediate at 5 p.m.; Thursday evening.
Midweek service at 8; "Evangelism." It
WESTERN CHURCH. 11 ST. BETWEEN ,lliTn
and 20th n.w.. Rev. Gerhart A. Wilson. D.D.,
pastor.?11 a.m. and 7:30 p.m., sermons by the
pastor; 9:30 a.m., Sunday school; 6:30 p.m.,
y. p. S. C. K. It
WASHINGTON HEIGHTS. KALORAMA Am
and Columbia road.?9:30, S. S.; 10, Bible class;
7 p.m., C. E.; 11 a.m. and 7:30 p.m. Rev. E.
Lawrence Hunt will preach: choir leader, Mr.
O. A. Phelps; Miss Ella Knight will slug. It
SECOND PRESBYTERIAN CHURCH (SOUTH
ern Assembly), No. 2145 P St. n.w.?Rev. R. A.
Lapsley of Staunton, Va., will preach at 11
a.m. and 7:30 p.m. Sunday school st 10 a.m.
PTsycr service Thursday at 7:30 p.m. It
CHURCH OF THE REFORMATION, PA. AVE.
and 2d st. s.e.?Rev. W. E. Parson. D. D.. pas
tor, preaches at 11 and 7:30: Young People st
6:45. Other services as usual. Seats free. It
ST PAUL'S ENG1 ISH LUTHERAN CHURCH,
l'lth and H n.w.?Rev. A. M. llellman of Shrews
bury Pa., 11 a.m., "An Inspiring Thought;" 7:30
p.m., "The Exalted Name." Seats free. Strangers
GRACE LUTHERAN CHURCH. 13TH AND COR
coran ata.. Rev. J. E. A. Doermann. pastor.?
Pastor will preach on "God'a Faithfulness." 11
a.m.; on "God's Voice In Nsture." T:30 n.m.
Seats fro. "*
LUTHER PLACE MEMORIAL CHURCH. J. G.
Uutler nastor.?Birthday of Protestantism, at
11 "Luther and His Times;" 7:80, "Luther1 a
Unfinished Work." Keller Memorial, C. H. But
ter paator.-Servlces U and 7:30. lt?_
" INI VERBALIST.
CHURCn OF OCR FATHER, 13TH AND L STS
n w ?John Van Schsick, Jr., pastor, will preach
at 11 a.m.. subject, "After the Psttern Showed
In the Mount;* Sandsy school. 9:46 a.m.: kinder
garten. 11 a.m.; Y. P. O. V.. In charge of sveaing
service, at 7:30 p.m. All welcome. It
"THE THREE WO? TRUMPETS OJ REJJLA
tlons," subject of st sddress by Elder Dexter
of Msine, Sunday, st 7:45. st.the Seventh Dsy
Ad vent 1st Church, cor. 11th and 11 sts. n.w. All
are cordially Invited. It
ki irn.?n-v cut;itca, a st. xbar 14 rn st..
. ? "fKln, D.D , rector. ?Holy co?
muniou, 8 *.tn.; ottier cervices, 11 am.. 4 lid 1
p.m. All art* woloom*?. ]|
PHO-CATHEDRAL CHURCH OF THE A9CK.V
elou, l.th st. and Mass. ave. n.w.. B?v. J. H.
after Trinity, November 8. 1908. Holy com
munion, 8 a m.; morning prayer, litany and aer
luon. 11 a.m ; parish Sunday school, 3 p.m.;
children a evensong, 4 pm ; Pro-CNth-drsl mis
sion service and senium. 8 pm. Preacher at 11
the Bev. Clement Brown; at 4. the Rev. J. R.
Blcknell; at 8, the right reverend, lbs bishop of
ST. MARCAUBTS CHURCH. OONN A\ aND
Banfroft place. Rev. Herbert Scott Smith. I) D.
rector.?Services. 11 a.m. and 8 p m. The rector
will preach. It
ST MARK'S CHURCH, SI) AND A STS. S BL*,
Rev. \V. L. Devrles, Ph.D.. and Rev. G. F.
leters, clergy.?November 8. 1908, 7:30 am.,
bo.y communion; 11 a m., morning prayer, litany
and sermon; 4 p.m.. children's service and ad
areas; I.-80 p m . evensong and admission of netr
choristers. AU are welcome. It
Tl?fcn3 S?LS' "? 81' ANI> c STS. NW. KKV.
Richard P. Williams, rector--Service* at 7 :.1H
and 11 a.m. and 8 p.rn All welcome. It
Tm i A CHURCH. 18T11. NEAR DUPONT
Circle.?Rector. C. Ernest Smith. D.D., D. C L.
at 11 and 4-30. u
^"UHAEL AND ALL ANGELS'. 221) ST.
Wm. R. Turner, rector.?Service*.
7.w, 9:30. 11 and 8; the rector will preach
morning and evening; all seats free; take Ph.
ave. cars F and O st. route. It
ST. JOHN'S CHURCH, UEnHCETIHVX, O ST\
between 32d and 33d, Rev. Frederick B. How
den, rector?Service* tomorrow: 7:30 am,
holy communion; 11 a.m., morning prayer ami
sermon: 4;30 p.m.. evening prayer (plain); 7:30
P ?.V "ellln* service with sermon. Visitors ar*
cordially Invited. lt
S^i- 'LV '-'8 < Ht BCH. 23D ST. N W , NKAB
Washington Circle. Rev. Alfred Harding. D.D.,
rector.?All seat* fre*. Vested choir. Holy com
munion, ? :30 and 10 a.m.; morning service and
? m ; choral evensong and aermon. 8
p.m., Sunday school. 9:SO a.m. It
ST. JOHN S CHURCH. LAFAYETTE SQ.?8 A m7!
holy commuuion; 11 a.m., morning pray*r anil
sermon; 3 p m., Sunday school; 4:W p.m. even
Ing prayer and aermon. v ,,
ST. ANDREW'S CHURCH, CORNER 14TH AND
i rwtor Bev. J"?lah B. Perry- Serv
ices. 7:30 a.m. (holy communion). 11 a.m., 7 30
p.m.; 9:30 a.m.. Sunday-school. lt?
K?'nV\^!tKL riIrurn- S.E. COR. WASHINGTON!
1 ""'ore "'* ? Anacostla. Rev. W. G. Daven
port, rector.?Services 11 a.m. and 7 .HO n in
\ ested choir. Take 11th at. line, going south It
PASTOR E. HEZ SWEM EXPLAINS: "LAI'GH
ullhi -?S VaU*h"rU** Fellowa." Sonday
U, ? ? ???0 c',"ck: preaching. 11 a.m. Free
pews, 2U Baptist Ch. Auditorium. 4th and Va
-av"' *"? It '
^e.^lYeach'lMg' U "ttnd,4T".0 AbyD RevD
0:"0 Wek^,9:!W: J""i0"' 3: C' E"
1 st- "nl- BiAP71;SJ . CH," R< H' lOTll AND N
sts. n.w. J. J. Mulr.?Preaching 11 a.m "The
S S (. -?. ;" T 4/? pm" "Tl"' Loyal Friend;'"
wel^i^. " m-: E" 6:45 p m' Stranger.
CMAaRY BAPTIST CHlRrll. 8TH AND II
sts. n.w.. Rev Samuel H. Greene. D.D., pastor?
Sunday scWI, 9:30 a.m., W. S. Shall..,",ger.
I.flS Ar l"l .CmWOr"l'lt>,' w,th hy th?
I Zl? ? ra.. evening. ?ith the choir, with
T ur^vn'-",at ' ^ p'?': Teachers' Hlble Club.
Ibursaay. 7 p m.; church prayer meeting 8 t> m ?
Tues.^ sTm"*"*,?nn<U'- 3:30 nD<> 6:30 p.in!;
_?ueBday. 8 p.m. AU are cordially invited. It
FCh?Tlea /U" AST) cTST8. N.w.. REV?
it j 7 ? ? ?K-Mor.-Preaching 11 , m.
ana 7.45 p.m., Endeavor meeting, 0 43 t> m ?
Sunday .school, 9:30 a.m. All are welcome. it'
MKTROPOLITAN BAPT1ST CHVRThTtmTTND
am rik'u"* Compton Ball, pastor.-10 30
a.m.. Bible day exercises; 7:30 p.m.. second **r
?'?7 ..4k S of "F*ct* Worth Rememberln" "
topic. The Right of Choice." ft
THE NATIONAL INSTITUTE OF PR iiTti'it
?Snnday. service* at Rauscher*.
Intz ' rV i?Te" at 4 Subject, "Ooinlprea
* ' , Dally no..n meeting, and Mondavs at 4
p in. for questions, at sending r<s^n. VV L and T
blilg.. cor. F and i)th sts. T*til,llc invited. lt *
UN IT KB HRKTHHK V
r! MEMOniAL CHURCH OF THE UNITED
Brethren in Christ, cor. R and North Capitol sts..
O. \\. Burtner. pastor.?Three scrvlw* bv Rev.
Th2!!!af. Ul<' not'1'1 Bible evangelist.
7.~.m"8? Tl'e Resurrection of Christ." 11 a.m ;
The Resurrectiou of the Saints," 4 p m
Resurrectlou and Judgment of the Wicked "
?I'-'"- ^ou are cordially invited. It
THE CREATION OF THE SOUL;" SUBJECT Of
b^Tn? unihv "T 'Jh"r-h MlR8i"u
istr^ian), 1403 New \ork Mve. n.w., *ecnnil tl^ir
^rTlceatjIpm. Thursday evening, at 7:3<i Sul>-"
5,7' I'^'ne SymholUm; Light and Darkness."
o,i ,, h f.or,i'a,l>' '"r'ted. Free circulating library
open dally from 5 to 6 p.m. It
'-nir u'"'1' ,.I6T" AND CORCORAN STS"
' "T e B,'v- f'ra"k Sewall, D.D.. pastor will
a'r 11 a m' 2e,"lon request of Young
'. '. o* '^'S^'ie. offering for convention's mis
slon Sunday school. 12:1*- vesper*, with brief
2 " v p mri Tli<a*days in pastor's atu<|y.
4.30 p.m.. Tming People's reading class. it
CHRIST!AN SCIENCK. "
"?ff,/;"1,!";" OF OHRIST. 8C1KNTIST. SCOT
tish Bite llsll. list. ?; et. n w.?Service, Sunday,
11 a.m., subject. Mortals and Immortals;" Sun
day school, 11 a.m.; Wednesday, 8 p.m. Public
cordially Invittd. AH seats free. Free reading
rooms in the Bond bldg. H
SECOND CHUROH OF CHRIST. Si'IENTIST"
Hall. l.V)l! 14tb st. n.w.?Services: Sunday, li
a.m., subject, "Mortal .ind Immortals;" Sun.isy
School, 12 in.; Wednesday. 8 p.m.; reading room.
Traders' liank building, lotli st. and Pa. ave lt
ALL SOI LS' CHURCH. 14TH ST. CORNER OK
L st. n.w.. Rev. Ulysses <). B. Pierre, minister ?
9:4o a.m.. Sunday school and class In com
parative study of religion; 10 a.m., Uulty Study
< lass; 11 a.m., morning service; sermon by th*
minister: 7 p.m.. Young People'* Bellglou*
luion; meeting It, the chapel. It
VERMONT AVENUE CHUBCH?SERVICES, WITH
struion, by pastor, Frederick D. Power. 11 * m.
and 7:30 p.m.; Sunday school, 9:30; C. E., a to.
All welcome. *
I EMRAL UNION MISSION.
CENTRAL UNION MISSION. 022 LV AVE ?
Open day and night; the i?or and friendless al
ways welcome. GosiiaI services daily 12 in. and
t :30 p.m. Sundays, 9:45 a.m. and 3 and 7-'M)
p.m. All welcome. ,'t
THE SOCIETY OF FRIENDS. 1811 I ST. N.W.?
Meetings at 11 o'clock, foil- , -d by First Day
FRIENDS' MEETING (ORTHODOX), 1ST AND O
sts. n.e.?Bible scbtsd, i?:4."> m.; preaching :?t
11 a.m. Mid-week meeting Thursday. 7:30 pin.
All Invited. It
MT. PLEASANT CONGREGATIONAL CHURCH
Columbia road near 14th st. n.w.?The pastor.
Rev. M. Ross Fishburn, will p.-cach at 11 a m.
and 8 p.m.; evening serinou, uext In "Succesa
ward" series, subject. "School Rwms and (Til
lege Halls;" Sunday school at 9:30 a.m.; Junior
Endeavor at 3 p.m.; Senior Endeavor at 7 p.ui.lt
FIRST CONG. CHI'RCH. COIO.KR 10TII AND
G sts. n.w.. Rev. S. M. Newman. D.D.. pastor.?
Sunday. 11 a.m., public worship, with sermon
by pastor; 8 p.m.. public Worship, Illustrated
service upon "Saints and Heroes of Christian
History;" music by quartet and chonts; choir
led by Dr. J. W. Bischoff, organist; S. S 9*30
a.m.; C. E? 6:43 p.m. j't
SPIRITUALISM?GERMAN LECTURE BY EM
tor and U. S. A. Missionary Mai Gentxke . n
!soT' 10' *' 7:30 P ?-? ? Woon'* Hall.
<21 8th st. n.w. Questions answered. Messages
by Mrs. A. M. Zoller. jt"
SPIRITUALISM?MRS. LONG LEY WILL L?>
ture for the Flr*t A*?>Hatlaa. Raus. her s Hall
1"3S Connecticut ave.; services, 11 an and 7-iii
p.m.; morning subject, "OoMreration and De*e
cratloo; evening "Some Spirit Homes." Maaio
at evening serrfce; violin solo, "The Flow-r
Song," Mr. Charles Hatch; song "Only a Thin
Veil." Mr. C. P. Longley. Sunday school, 9:43
a.m. A3 welcome. It
THE EDUCATIONAL SOCIBTT OT SPIRITUAL
lets holds aervlee* Sanday at 7:30 p.m., S18 l'th
n.w.; Mr*. Milan Edson will deliver tike lec'.ur*
and give te*t, followed by Mr. Terry and Mrs.
Ripple. Psychometric reading, automatically
written measage*, may also be received. Musia
by Prof. Huntreas.
J. H. ALTEMUS WILL HOLD A MEETING SUN
day evening, Nov. 8. Wonn'a Hall, 721 #th st.
n.w. Miss Le Oaln, soloist. lt*
OTHEM SERV1CKS. '
EVANGELICAL CHRISTIAN SCIENCE.-AT S
p.m. In the lecture room at the Halls of the An
cleats, on New York ave. bet. lSth and 14th
BISHOP OLIVER O. RABIN
will deliver Jk? third of a series of twelve lec
tures teschlng "How to Hesl the Sick by Divine
Methods." These lectures are absolutely free.
This Is th* only series that will be given daring
the year, and those who desire to ieara hew to
heal the sick should begin st eoce and con Us us
tbreach the entire coaoa. Vocal solo by the
Bev. Geo. Buckler, "Th* Sweetest Story Ever
Told." Experience meeting Wednesday evening
at 8 o'clock, at which testimonies of healings
wlB be given. Hall eommodioua; surrounding*
elegant. All Invited, U?
COLQiUBD EVANGELICAL CHRISTIAN SCIENCE.
?At 8 p.m. at Odd FeOews' Hall, oo M st. bet
16th and 17th sts. n.w.. Elder Roland B. Hasard
wlB deliver a free lecture on the subject of
"purine Healing." AH Invited. It*
BEACON LIGHT GOSPEL MEETINGS AT TBI'S
?a* Hall. Itt and U sts. n.w., every
it at II s.a. aad 7AO p.m. fcnsi and
14 Lewis C. Bheafe. PahWc Invited lt
SECOND COMING O* OH RETT" IS THE SUB
Ject of an address by D. J. Rawllnson of Tork.
Pa., In the hall. 823 7th st. a.a., Sonday night.
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