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Prominent Baptist Minister Handles Boxes Ten
.'V "» „ L » Hours Every Day , . ^ troops “A|l the way from the port of debarkation to the red, quivering lip of the inferno, I saw clergymen serving the as Y.M.C.A. secretaries, and only by dint of inquiry could I find their denominational affiliation. They were do* ing things also which had never been taught in their respec tive theological seminaries. A prominent Baptist minister had been handling boxes for months, ten hours a day, in a Y.M.C.A. warehouse; an Episcopalian rector had ceased to think about the channel whence his grace of apostolic suc cession flowed, and was rumyng the cinema for a circuit of Y.M.C.A. huts; a Presbyterian divine drove a supply camion day after day, and had not found time to preach a sermon “ •*#*«■*i . imM A W _ -'JW , •» »<(• * . .0 . since his arrival in France; a Methodist preacher organized the athletics for an entire division* including boxing and wrestling, and he did it with all the fervor that his minister ial predecessors had put ihto camp-meeting revival?.” JOSEPH H. ODELL, Pastor First Presby terian Church, Troy, N. Y., in the Nov ember Atlantis Monthly. Mr. Odell has spent many months at the front. UNITED WAR WORK CAMPAIGN * ,‘,y V \Wfjve*.. This Space Donated Towards Winning the War by A. J. Russel), Wood & Co., Ashdown Gro. Co., W. D. Waldrop, A. Goldsmith, Gathright’s, Boyer Drug Store, W. G. Hunter & Son, J. F. Mills, Dixie Drug Co., Tompkins Motor Sales Co., J. M. Garrett, P-J-M,Gro. Co., J. M. Johnson, Tex. Produce Co., City Meat Market, S. A. Maddox, D. H. Tompkins, Dr. York, Steel & Steel, A. D. DuLaney.