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Reports of Work Done th 1 Church Are Made n3 RE! . CAMPBELL IS HOST AT BANQUET 1ST KEEP PACE Where Conference Is Bein Held Charles Warren Fairbanks Retiring Superintendent of Greencastle District is Praised For His Work. -v-'v'-v.. ';y;yy: ' Ex-Vice President Praises Work of Church in Indiana. Tells of Present Needs. Superintendents in Reports Call Attention to Improvements and Work Accomplished. lHE SOUTH BEND NEWS-TIMLS By r iviemooist ill Districts are fl0urishih6 I - SATS ! r , r f Talk? that brought tears to the fvrs of the man who started the agi nation that resulted in Donn Roberts and other Terre Haute otiieials being sont to Leavenworth weif driven at a Lanourt given by Kev. J. (J. Camp b 11, retiring superintendent of the Greencastle district at the V. M. G. A. Wednesday j-vmimr. Kv. Campbell iirst agitated a eb-aner Tern? Haute through the rhurchPH of Terre Haute ami was called by the grand jury to Kev! Campbell gave the hamjuet Wednesday night for pastors of the Greencastle district to show his ap preciation of the support that the m n of hi.s district have given him. At the close- of the talk he vit. pre sented with a remembrance by the men who have been under him for the past six years and whfti he arose to thank them hi.s voice quivered with emotion. 'I thought ;hen I took charge of the Greencastle district dx years ago," said Rev. Campbell, 'that I had the best men in the conference in my district. Ah years went on and as new ni-n came into the district, I still thought that they were the Uest and wondered if their goodness antedated their coming into the district." No riiplcaantries. "I have had only the choicest fel lowships with the men. There have been no unpleasantries with the min isters arid their churches. There have been some churches that had to bo disciplined for their neglect, but after it was all over, there was only a kind ly feeling and no bitter thought. whate er. '"If our pood bishop should choose ! take me out of the district and send mo elsewhere where I can no ionger meet you men as often as I would like, I shall carry with me the memories of your service and your love and your work wherever I go. I hope that our relationship will always I the same as it has been in the past." (ht ."0 Pa-dor Present. Mie than o(t ministers of the Greencastle district were present at the banejuet. the only one of its kind Mint has been announced thus far in the conference. Expressions of the esteem in which they held Kev. (.'amp bell were voiced by every speaker on the impromptu program. Kev. C. If. l.eeson, pastor of Trin ity Methodist church of Terre Haute, the ohlest pastor in point of service in the district, was appointed toastmaster by Kev. Campbell. Kov. Ioson has been in the district for 12 years. Be sides his distinction in the district, he i- the .second oldest pastor in Terre Ha ute. Kev. A. K. Munger, pastor of the Maple Avenue Methodist church, was the tirst to praise Kev. Campbell. He tobl of how the superintendent had started the agitation for a cleaner Terre Haute through the churches that finally smt Mayor Donn Roberts and a number of his followers to Leavenworth. He compared the Greencastle district favorably with all other districts in the conference, showing that the district contains four universities and two of the largest cities in the state, Indianapolis and Terro Haute. In closing, he said. "We wish Dr. Campbell the best that can possibly be given to him." Indianapolis lator Speaks. "A different type of men is neces sary to fill the pulpits of today than in years gone by," said Kev. C. A. Parketi. pastor of St. Paul's church, Indianapolis. "The old order of preachers is no longer able to do the best work in the ministry. Preachers? must !e broader and be progressive. "It was a minister who started the clean-up in Terre Haute and it was none other than Dr. Campbell. Wo hope that the district will always be manned by pastors who will bring to pass the Scripture. "He that CA.Jteth himself shall be humbled and he that humbled h himself shall be exalted." Before branching off to a humorous talk, Kev. J. G. Penson of Brazil, who has been suggested for a position on the Western Christian Advocate should u change be made, thanked Dr. Camp bell for bringing him into his district live years ago. During his talk, he suggested that other districts- of the conference might use the Herman plan of selecting majors. If any of the other districts need a superintend ent, they might do well to get Kev. Campbell, he suggested. Yant tt Meetlni;. Kev. "William liramlon of Clinton boomed his city for the next confer ence, whether it be the district or en tire northwest, it did not matter. He told of a new church that is being; built there that Is similar to the First ?dothodist church here. Prof. William MoBeth of Indiana State .Normal school talked on the "Geography of the Greencastle Dis trict". Kev. W. I Kwing of Terre Haute talked on "The Baby of the District." being the youngest pastor in point of service. Kev. Paul C. Curnick. a former su perintendent of the Greencastle dis trict and now pastor of a church at Rensselaer, drew a simile in praising Dr. Campbell. "They say that a sunset could be a sunrise at the same time, if one were able to move immediately from one side of the globe to the other. 1 hope that when Dr. Campbell retires as superintendent snd the sun sets on this position that at the same time the sun will ri before him and that he may do even greater things than he h.ts done." K. C. Waring, associate editor of the Western Christian Advocate, told of how he longed for the pastorate. He said he believed that this longing was for the better, because by this means he could better handle his work and know how the pastors felt toward their charge:. TWO COMPLETE STUDiES P. C. Sagor of Neu CarlMo U One of Nucteful Couple. T.vi students have compb.-ted the course of studies prescribed icy the Northwest Indiana conference ac cording to an announcement made by the ( iniini rs ;tt the morning session The t'.'-o students completing the courses are W. K. Ingalls of Colfax and l C. a.scr ol New Carlisle. Vy -rvl 'v- 'ivhyyy -yy:y-y i , f ; - . ... v y:-i-tzl 4r. rys--M r. ' s 'x ;'y yut-. s i:.. ' 'V r.i. ' .i7- mm :y&m$mm s yem mmi v. -:.m. ' ,y - m- v-A Vv v- i.-:.vr-;x; j m yfym:m;0mmmm Fx -Vice lrcsileiit Charles Warren Fairbanks speaks at the M. II confer ciu' at 3 o'clock this afternoon. Says Organization Without Religion is Big Problem The establishment of a Christian ex perience through which the personal relationship o Jesus Christ may be felt and by means of which the church the minister, the layman, the mem ber of the congregation could conquer the modern problems of the social world was; the solution offered by Prof. Lynn Harold Hough. D. D., of Cvanston, 111., as the method which Methodism should seek in dealing with the fundamental dilemmas, in an .ad address before the Methodist confer ence Wednesday afternoon. The problems, he said, that confront the. church at the present time were: The question of authority, the ques tion of education, of ecclesiastical system, the question of theology, of modern scholarship, and the question of people who become affected by great social passions. In discussing the problem of eccles iastical system, the speaker said in part: Fxtremos Arc Dangerous. "There is a lack of power of Impact in the church that has no organiza tion. There is a lack of power in tho church that has nothing but organ isation. The big danger is to be con tent with a system. Soon all energy is expended in the upbuilding of a :nstem, leaving behind the sight of Clod. It is unsafe to leave behind some things, but it is never safe to leave behind the sight of God. "Where there is no organization there is no power. In Kzekiel there is a quotation which speaks of t lie machinery of the wheels in which there is the sight of (Jod. Often in i'.e rush of machinery where there is too much system the sight of God Is left behind. The solution of this di lemma of the church, is not one of too much or too little organization, al ; POINTS OUT GREAT ! STRIDES OF METHODISM llcv. A. Ci. Kjnctt Says I". S. Today Has ::,O0O.nno Mcthodivts and r.tVHM) Churches. In his address to the conference Wednesday morning. Kev. Alpha G. Kynett, I. I)., recording and flcld sec- ! retarv of the board of home missions and church extension of the Metho dist episcopal church, whose heid ! quarters are in Philadelphia, called j attention to the remarkable growth of Methodism in the last 50 years. In ,11. when church extension was i founded by the speaker's father. Rev. j A. J. Kvnett. there w ere in the Meth jodist K. scopal church 6,800 traveling preachers. members and about lo.OOo churches. Now there (are IS. 700' traveling preachers, con siderable more than 4.000,000 mem- bers. of whom more than o. 500. 000 are found in the bounds of the United J States and in ::0.0ou church buildings. f these more than 17.000. that is I four out of every five, wore built dur I ing the last ."0 years and one-half of (all the church owns today have been (helped into btirvg through the board J by a donation or loan, or both, in I time of need. 1 lien, iiie ihmui 4i.-v suM.iimu,, each year some 4,0o0 home mission aries, at work on the frontier, in rural sections. in city missionary points In the south, among both blacks anil whites, and more than 700 of them directly at work among for eign speaking people. Dr. Kynett de clared the great nml of the church was "more munitions for war;" that Methodists were abundantly able to supply them; that at the present timo it takes the average Methodist 11 days to lay aside one cent for foreign missions. : days to lay aside one cent for home missions, three months t lay aside one cent for Ureedmen's aid, three months, days to lay a,side one cent for the board of Sunday schools, seven months to lax aside one t'y yy-:-A yyiy:yx-i though I confess that that is tho problem, but the real solution is an organization through which the Chris tion faith pervades and Is tempered in the light of Christian experience. "Again there is the question of theology. What are we to do about theology-? It is a bad thing for a man to profess the Christian life and not lnow the Christian faith. This is the sheerest hypocrisy. The church must have ultimate truths for which U must stand. The church that does not is like the political party that haa a platform with no planks in it. Must Have Live Creed. "The church must have a live creed. There is nothing so deadly as a dead creed, and that Is because that creed was once alive. The way to solve this problem of theology la to have a the ology that is bathed in the Christian expenence through which the light of Jesus Christ ever shines. The whole question is one of taking our corect t,t i tfi. and living them, and spreading j them broadcast throughout the land. "There is again the problem of tho people who become affected by great social passions. I feel sorry for the man who becomes so affected by social passions that he forgets his religion. Again I feel sorry for the man who has religion but no social problems. There must be both. The fundamen tal change of either nature can out be a transformation of the soul, that is only expressed through Chr.stian t xperience. "In conclusion I would say that the key to this solution is the Christian experience, and that by putting mia key in the lock we can unlock every door in the modern world. Through the experiencing of a Christian belief, and by the experiencing of a Chris tian life that is the strategic posi tion of Methodism today." cent for education; 10 months to lay aside one cent for the American Bible society, one year, three months to lay aside one cent for temperance, and five days to lay aside one cent for all seven. CONSIDER ASSIGNMENTS Announcement Will be Made Near Close of Conference. Announcement of appointments of the ministers to the various charges will not be made by Bishop McDowell until nea, the close of the conference. Selection of men is being made daily,! hut as the details of the cabinet meet ings are held secret, no intimation of the appointments have been made. Itj is probable that all the local pastors j win oe retained in South Bend. It is understood that Rev. Henry L. Davis, pastor of the First Methodist church, is slated for appointment as one of the tno vacancies caused by the ex piration of the terms of two district superintendents. Because of the fact that there is an insistent call for Dr. Davis' return to the First Methodist church, it is probable that the cabinet v. ill heed the appeal of the congrega tion and reappoint Dr. Davis pastor of the church. REV. A. G. KYNETT LEAVES Will Attend Conference in Sohm at Indianapolis Dr. Alpha G. Kynett of New York city, recording and field secretary of the board of home missions and church extension, who spoke twice at the conference Wednesday, will leave this morning for Indianapolis, where he will attend a similar conference whhh Is being held there. Dr. Ky nett is returning to New York follow ing a series of visits to churches and conferences. Charles Warren Fairbanks was one of the chief speakers at the afternoon session of the conference. Mr. Fair banks told of the vork accomplished by the Methodist churchy in Indiana a;:d said that there are many things that call tor the attention and sup port of the church. In part he said: Address by Fairbanks. "Methodism in Indiana," said Mr. Fairbanks, "is one of the great dis tinctive forces in the upbuilding of our citizenship; it is identihcd with every good movement which makes for the exaltation of the state. "A lew years ago it took a very de cided step in advance when it began the construction of an ample and thoroughly modern hospital at Indian apolis. Tn ere were some who doubt ed whether the church would succeed in this new enterprise; others ques tioned whether the work did not lie beyond the appropriate functions of a great Christian church; but over against these were the larger number who were thoroughly convinced that the time had come when Methodism should carry relief and comfort to those who were in sore need of the ministrations which the best .surgical and medical science could extend. Tells of M. i:. Hospital. "The Methodist hospital was incor porated and fully organized some 15 years ago. An appeal was made to the liberality of the church and it was generously met. The doors of the hospital were opened eight years ago and relief began in a small way. The hospital ha.s extended its work rapidly and has come to be regarded as one of the foremost hospitals in the state of Indiana. While it draws its chief strength from Methodists, it has nevertheless been made the beaetici ury of liberal-minded men and women of all Christian denominations. Its doors are open to all, irrespective of creed. The tield of its activity is as broad as the needs of suffering humanity. "People are coming the fact that there is than a well-equipped to recognize nothing liner hospital, and that the home is not a good substitute for the modern hospital no matter how tenderly our inexperienced hands attempt to minister unto the stricken. Value of Hospital. "Methodism can make no finer con tribution to the welfare of the state of Indiana than by building a great hospital In Its capital, where the most skilful physicians and surgeons may be found and where the best surgical appliances may be obtained. This will be in the Interest of every neighborhood and home in the state. A great church will always rise to the full level of her ability and responsi bility. It will be a prouc1 day for In diana Methodism when our rapidly developing hospital comes to be re garded as one of the great Christian hospitals in America. The oppor tunity is here, and we must not let It pass. "We must keep pace with the ne cessities of our fast growing popula tion. As we Increase in numbers the demands upon the church enlarge and the responsibilities of the individual are multiplied. Says It's Not a Burden. "I do not look upon this as a bur den, or as an unwelcome task; one of the good providences in the world is the necessity which is laid upon us to ai-d in caring for others in the hour of their distress or misfortune. The appeal which comes up from those who are overtaken by disease or acci dent tends to sweeten the nature and ennoble the character of those who are able to lend a. helping hand; it emphasizes the thought of our inter deper.dency; it gives an opportunity for the play of the liner elements in human nature; it broadens the tield of genuine Christian service. There never was a Mme in the history of the world when it was more important than now to broadly Inculcate the true spirit of the brotherhood of man. What Urgent Xceds Are. "What a gratifying contrast we of fer to what is transpiring beyond the seas While others are destroying with a brutishness1 never equalled, we are drawing closer together aad are building for the benefit of all man kind, all nationalities, all lands, and for those who are without Christian affiliations. "Among our most urgent needs are: "A modern home to accomodate our nurses, numbering now nearly a hundred who come from the best families of the state, costing $80,000 to 5100,000. "The enlargement of our excellent surgery sulficient to meet the growing demands upon it $30,000. "The completion of the north pavil ion which will add about one hundred beds $3.'. 000 to $40.0-00. The pres ent capacity of the hospital Ls 150. "A place where Christian men and women can lind a better opportunity for investment which will yield them more satisfactory returns than Is here of'ered? The institution is perman ent and will grow with the years, and money invested in it will long contin ue to 'bless humanity. My friends, you can vastly aid this great work. Oat of your liberality you may make donations to it now or ycu may re memlwer it generously in your wills. You can also purchase its annuity bonds, an investment which is per fectly safe, paying you a good rate of interest while you live. "We have a great work, my friends; none greater can engage our consid eration. Liberality in the cause of humanity is worth while. We pres ent to you with confidence our cause, which is none the less your cause. We believe that when you know the need you will meet it cheerfully generous ly, and thu. honor yourselves and honor our great church." CABINET HAS SESSIONS Cabinet meetings of the conference at which Bishop William F McDowell presides, are held each afternoon of the conference. The cabinet meeting"? are held at the residence of Mrs. Clement Studebakcr, where Bishop McDowell is a guest. The cabinet ls composed of the following district superintendents: Rev. M. H. Apple by, South Dend; Itev. A. W. Wood. Iafavette: Itev. James Camibell. Greencastle. and Rev. U. G. Ieaaef y, 1 Crawfordsville district r i " - ( - 1 ? . ' ' . 7-v V AH 'U- if- - - - ; lmmht -. -if L .... j l'ii fci : " " - - 41 ! cp!m)n !! ir mil" JS 1 :?j vv-Si5 M : . $ f t if U wir t The new First M. E. church where the Northwest Indiana M. H. conference ls being held ls well adapted for such a gathering. It is large enough to accommodate the ministers ideal for special meetings. A -BATTLEGROUND Dr. A. G. Kynett Predicts Christianity Will Fight Her Contests Near Pacific. Dr. Alpha O. Kynett, recording and field secretary of the board of Home Missions and Church Extension, pre dicted that America would poon be the Mrategic battleground of Christi anity, in his address before the North ern Indiana conference Wednesday night. lr. Kynett traced the world conflicts of the pa.st and called at tention to the present. Ho claimed that the distinct foregleams of a com ing contest were possible, when with tho whole world interested in the struggle for mastery between races and civilization, faiths will be largely decided on the bosom of the Pacific. Dr. Kynett said In part: "Think of the vast advantages ac cruing America in that coming con flict In the possession of Alaska, in tho magnificent western tseacoast line of our own land, in the possession of Hawaii, the strategic crossroads of tho sea and in the building of the Panama canal, which has changed the commercial geography of the world and placed the United States in the very center of the zone of pow er and influence. The;e tremendous advantages and responsibilities fall upon us not only a.s Americans but as Christians and Methodists. Not only have all barriers been broken down but from near and far peoples had been brought to the United States so that it had -become a possibility that nearly every community has an earn est consecrated man or woman with eye open to opportunities to become an efficient foreign missionary and yet continue to reside at home. Points Three Ulg Problems. Dr. Kynett portrayed three great home missionary problems: Of tho negro in the south, of tho great and extended west, anij of tlie thickly set tled east. "In the southwest and northwest, homeseekers are pouring in at the rate of 50,000 a month. New towns and cities are springing up almost over night. It is in these places, that were we able to provide ministers and some sort of church equipment in the shape of a building aJid parsonage, a great wcrk would bo done. Were I to build a memorial church, I should not locate it in a settlement where there are already other churches, but I should build it in the far west where there are new towns building and de veloping. It is in those towns that wo can take a firm step in making them for Methodism." In speaking of the home mission ary work that might be accomplished in the foreign districts in the cast which arc thickly settled, the speak er said: "There is another vital prob lem for us in the east. It is there that we must reach out and beckon the boys and girls of foreign birth to come to Jesus Christ. Through Sun day schools, through neighborhood and settlement houses only can this work be done." BUSINESS SESSIONS ARE HELD IN MORNING Afternoons Given Over to Brancli Mci'tlngs of Ictliotlist Conference. Inquiries concerning the conference program indicate some misunder standing. In the morning at 9 o'clock the business session of 'he conference is held, this lasting usually up until noon. In the afternoon various branches of the conference meet. The addresse.s of Dr. Lynn Harold Hough come in tho afternoon at 4 o'clock, except on Saturday when he speaks at C o'clock. This change in the program was made in order to allow time for the visiting ministers to be taken about the city on an auto mobile tour. The evening meetings are given over to special meetingM and sessions. All conference programs are open to the public as is the Laymen's associa tion meeting today, and the electoral conference tomorrow. These meetings are conducted at the First Baptist church. Admission will only be charged for one meeting, that being in the case of the lecture delivered by Dr. William 11. Crawford, president of Allegheny college, who speaks Friday evening at 7:20 o'clock on Savonarola." An ad mission fee of 50 cents is charged for this lectur?. the proceeds to be used In defraying tho expense of the conference. AMERICA anti-rooms prove Sunday School's Part in Na tional Defense is Shown by Conference Speaker. "The Relation of the Sunday School to an Adequate National Defense." was the theme of the Kev. Jesse I Dancey's address before tho confer ence last night. Itev. Dancey of the Hock River conference, Chicago, sub stituted in place of Ir. Kdar Blake, corresponding secretary of the board of Sunday schools, who was unable to be present. The liev. Dancey spoke of the mili tary power of Europe, how the people tli ere lived in fear that they daily would be called to arms, and how they seldom went to bed at night but with fear and tremor in their hearts. "In America it is different," he said. "We may bo going to increase our armament. It may be along the line of getting more submarines, more bat tleships, or something. We are pre paring for a national defense. But there can never be an adequate na tional defense until there is a spiritual condition of the mind leaning towards Jesus Christ, when there will be no war, no heartaches, no snutllng out of lives by cannon and artillery. Spiritual Idle Weak. "It is the weakness of our spiritual life that makes our defense inade quate. A military program is always inadequate when they fail to stress the spiritual side. . It is easy to take care of the mili J tan.' side of a preparation for national j defense. It is easy comparatively i speaking to build submarines and lay in huge supplies of war materials. But it is dithcult, in fact an arduous task, to take care of the spiritual side i of this preparation. 1 "Our knowledge of militarism must be suffused with religious enthusiasm. There can be no effective national de fence without this. Such a plan at; the outset looms up as a failure. We ! need to put down deep in the hearts of the boys and girls, those great ethical truths that they may live as strong Christian young men and wo men. "This is the work of the Sunday school. That is what they are teach ing. It is necessary to get the Bible and the liht into the minds and hearts of the people. Militarism does not build its strength on the obi, the aged and the infirm. It goes into the home, and ta-.es the youth, sometimes of immature years, and leads him into the scarred and turbulent battb tb. Id. It takes these youths from the home. fresh after they have received 0 years of love and care and tender af fection in the homes, and take them at this age to serve as the foe for op- j posing armies. ! "Christianity and the Sunday school on the other hand bases its strength and growth on the Bible. ;t must get at tho heart of tho youth of the nation and place a Bible in the hard of all the rising trrneration. By teaching the great religious truths and by this means only can an adequate defence of the nation be made." TRANSFERS ANNOUNCED Indiana Pastors to Take lp Work in Other Conferences. ' Transfers in and out of the- North west Indiana conference were an nounced at the morning session of the conference. The transfers into the conference were as follows: W. L. Kwing. from the Illinois conference; H. K. Tremain. from the Illinois con ference: M. C Bishop. from t lie Michigan conference; W, B. Collier, from the Indiana conference; II. c. Wilson, from the New Kngland con ference; K. V. Claypool, from the Missouri conference. Transfers out of the conference were as follows: It. M. Sand, to the North Indiana conference'; C. I. Marsh to the Colorado conference; II. C. Alley, to the Dakota conference; Jese W. Bunch, to the Montana con ference; A. L. De-Long, to the- Mis souri conference; and J. K. McKay to tho Dts Moines conference. TO FILL LOCAL PULPITS Visiting Minister to Speak in South Bend Churches. The committee to arrange for t in filling of the various pulpits in South Bend on next Sunday wa-s announce 1 by Dr. Henry h- Davis immediately preceding the noon recess of the con ference. The committee is compos-d of Itev. I- K. Dougherty. Uv. James L. Gardiner, and Dev. A. W. Smith, all of South Bend. Announcement of the ministers who will till the nalpits, will be mado Fridav and the various MUST COMER SPIRITUAL SIDE i:xpre?s:..n nf the r..'iri-h:i cerj dition "f M. ..'.;s:m in f--:r d.ls- trictc- th.it lie wi'iuri the y. ...in-U ' j the Norths st In-li ma Ci.r.f.Te.-ce wa. found Wedii'-.-.lay n th" r p.rts of th .list riot ip- rir.t. r-lej.rs. f chief concern w.is tlie rep'-rt M. H. Ap- p i e b y , s ' l p e r i : . t e r. d i r. t ,,f Tlie e:T !l Hend d;tri.'T. His .,: -f ' i . r. - ditior.s w:thin his ; r-w . r. brUf ! follows: The completion f nv.:!i ehnrvh and parsonage b.iibiing w.ss accom plished, according to th report. (iriitith .Mtho,i:sts have s. t about curing a eliurch. and the h.; wa.- ex pressed 1 y Kev. Appl. b that tiie con ference would endorse a -jilt of asked by the htirch se. kers with a:i additional loan of 1."' '" from tho Church Intension so. i. ty. for which application lias :il.-o bi-en made. Tho Kpworth league has received an added impetus ii many quarters, and the I.adh s' Aid societies in tho district, have raised more than 51 .'" mo.t of which has been expendvd i: the betterment of church properties, the report stated. Continuing. Ilev. Appldcc tailed at tention to the Iinanci.il ib-pressa:i which was felt keenly in the South Bend district, and the tight against the liquor interests in the district. llcsille rk Thrnr-. Rev. Appleby also spoke of the wor'C being done in Hessville. in Bake coun ty, in his report stating that a m w but thriing organization had le i (stahlisbed there. The community there has a church society of " .", mem bers and an Kpwortii P .-mae of " .". members with a Sunday school num bering so. Activity in securing new church members was h'ay in the t'raw -fordsville district, according to I". Lcazcnby. district superintendent. Dm to the efforts of BvangeliM i;.,h Jdik'. 1 , 0 0 new members were added, of tliis number the larue't being in Crawi'ords ille. where new mem bers Were added. At Hill.-boro ther were T :t i accessions. 1oi ;t: Waveland. and 7." at Clark's Hill. .Many other churches show.! increases of from .") to T-". New church's costing nearly $7.VC" have been erected during the pat. year by church 'organizations. The total amount of money expended amounted almost to mot. .Subscriptions and benevolences to. taled more than they did the preced ing year, according to the rej.oit. Tho greatest increase was in t'rawfords ville, where Sl.'b'ot more was rais d than during the previous ye.n-. Spend 8:b".(Hiq in I.ai.-mltc Di-trict. In the I,afaytte district, the rep.ut of Bey. A. W. Wood showed that something like n . ;is spout m the erection of new church !ih ? and for improvements. To the salar ies of eiuht pastors. $1. ..'') was added which proed another feature of the work during the year. Increase in membership by means of revival ser vices was report d. The redemption of T-rre Haute rot,. stitutod in the main the prim. pal fea ture of the report made by Bev. J. ;. Campbell. superintendent of tho Oreeneastb" dist ri-t. Savage inrai.-? on vice :ind crime conditions were mad- by Methe.-dism there, the repot t said. A new church at Clinton, now ::i the process of construction sho.vimr a total outlay of i4e.io.it ex prose, of w hich .';"," a) was subscribed pre ;ou- to the excavating for the l .,s, was a feature of ih- report. Dr. Campbell gae cr.-d.: Jk r th- Montros,. church at Trr" 11a at f -working during tho days pno-.img the tiial of Dojm Bob. ?:. Ta hup h rubied 2 ' 4 persons to its membership, paid 51. "i'io -n its ib ht ami a.bi-1 SUU'J to the pastor's salary. N EWS-fl M ES W A NT "A D S P A Y n n ihiome ti J 1 ICS "Hvery family ha h rr. r lies that keep s ir.riul'rs near and dear to each o;h- r. The more home ti- .-. th" happier the family. Th.. is true of th-:- sm..l home, tr.e large h'me and the rr.ans.on. In creating new home ta s you ar; making way f r a happr home clo.-er lor. Is r,f esteem and loyalty. Th ram .ivh'gs count is a home- th vt n courag. thrift and economy. And more, jf pi. trad in th.s Lank, will protect all hrae ties and pave the way fi r a tigger and happier future. i it:i:ci:.t inti i;it OS SAYINGS. St. Joseph County Savings Bank St. Joseph Loan and Trust Company.