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VOL,. HI-NO. 82.
JONES HIE
He Arrives and at Once Be
gins Work.
An Immense Crowd Fills the
Tabernacle.
Doesn't Want a Uevival Like That
of Last Year.
The lien Who Come to "Sample'
His Sernons. ,
An Even Larger Crowd Throns the
Tabernacle at Night.
lie Attacks Whiskey in No Un
certain Terms.
His Afternoon Sermon Explanatory of
the Nature of a Revival. The Hack
. Milder are Given a Severe 1 taking for
Their Shortcoming. In His Night Ser
mon, Which He- Preaches to a Much
Larger Audience, He Dwells on the
EvII.h of Intemperance.
A large crowd congregated at the de
pot yesterday awaiting the arrival of
;Rev. Sam P. Jones and party, but the
strain proved to be an hour and a half
late and many who had waited and
waited in the broiling sun for the arri
val of the great evangelist became wear
ied and went away.
The crowd did not seem to have mate
rially diminished however when he did
arrive, for the platform was packed from
end to end with men and women pushing
and elbowing to obtain a view of the
great preacher.
Finally the Mr. Jones and daughter,
Miss Annie C, Professor Excell and
Captain Tom Dunham stepped from the
train and were immediately surrounded
by friends eagc; to grasp their hands.
Mr. Jones and daughter were conducted
to a carriage and driven to the residence
of Mr. J. S. Carr whose guest they will
and Capiam'rom Dumram mfb has
charge of the books sold at the meetings
went to the Hotel Claiborn.
THE OPENING SERVICE
at Parrish's warehouse which had been
transformed into a delightful tabernacle,
every available portion of space being
occupied by seats, a large crowd had
assembled by two o'efock, at three the
time for opening the services the house
was filled but none were standing. The
lloor manager stated to a reporter that
there were over twice the number of
people present that turned out to hear
Mr. Jones for the first time last year.
While Professor Excell Avas singing
sgme hymns with his choir Mr. Jones
entered the hall from the front and as
cended the steps of the platform. There
was a noticeable change in his appear
ance of last year due to his late sickness,
but there was still that keen sparkle of
the eye and straight carriage. Xot the
slightest sound was heard when he took
his scat though it could be seen by the
animated aed expectant expressions on
the faces of his audience that a hearty
and enthusiasm welcome awaited him.
Mr. Jones was attired in a black suit with
Prince Albert coat closely buttoned.
"When the last notes of the singing
died away, Mr. Jones rose with a smile
of greeting and began : "My friends
this is surely a glad hour with me. Each
da)rof the months that have elapsed
since last I looked on many of these
faces now before me have, carried with
them precious memories of those meet
ings so richly blessed."
"I thank God that it isnow my privi
lege to preach to you again of that same
gospel which inspired your fahh twelve
months ago. We are here to pray the
same prayers, to look up to the same Lord
and in addition to take our neighbors by
the hands and lead them to Christ."
"I know of nothing to fly around the
earth so fast as the news of a great and
successful revival of religion. Last year
it was the subject of conversation on the
train, on the street and at business. It is
a wonder how it spreads- When a city is
being blessed by a revival the news
spreads and the whole country is made
aware of it."
"We have a revival in manufacturing, in
farming and in mining interests. It means
that these industries are in full blast and
that those engaged in them are prosper
ing. So in a genuine revival of religion
somebody must get a blessing from the
increased activity."
"A man who is prospering in business
doesn't hide the fact. You say he look3
like a well-to-do man. A man who is
prospering inreligion can no more hide
it than he can put out the sun. He
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shows it in his family, in his business
and his amugements."
Now we want another reviral in Dur
ham. We don't want one like we had
last year. Don't pray for one just like
that or draw comparisons between the
one this year and that. Tha one this
year will be quite of another sort, but we
will all be blessed and abundantly
blessed. You saw things last year which
you won't see this year, so don't look for
the same things. The Lord will give us
what he intends us to have and we
should be satisfied."
"The same blessing will attend these
meetings as attended those at Antloch
1500 years ago. There are people who
say "oh if I could have seen Christ that
would have settled my hash," and that
the day of miracles has passed and it is
hard now to believe."
"Brother, to me the attestations of the
divinity of Christ and the truth of his
teaching by itVstsnclin4ybf.thQs
hundreds of years are more powerful to
me than any "miracles. Why, I'm a mir
acle myself. The fact that Christ" saved
me, a miserable sinner, is a sweater mira
cle than the changing of Plater into
I wine or the healing of a cripple."
iney naa reverends in the days of
Barnabas. They have reverends in these
days. These old reverends got together
and talked over the revival which had
just broke out at Antioch. These old
fellows shook their heads and looked
wise and said, "Let's send Barnabas over
to see about that revival which is creat
ing such a stir. Barnabas is a safe man
and they can't take him in easily. Let
him go over and sample it and keep low
and mind he doesn't let anyone know
he's there."
"These are the safe old fellows you find
in the churches. They are not safe be
cause they save the church but safe be
cause they never risk anything."
"A man came to me once and said,
'Jones, I never saw such meetings, in my
life. They are grand, but don't you fear
a reaction V I said to him, 4 You have
been holding prayer-meetings regularly
once a week for the past six months ;
have you had a convert yet ?' 'No,' he
replied. 'Then,' I said, 'you have had no
action, therefore you can't have a reac
tion. You fellows go around here talk
ing about reactions, but it's the best sign
there's been an action. You are the safe
old fellows.' "
"A revival is as catching as small pox.
Barnabas couldn't stand it and he just
got up and shouted. He saw God Al
mighty was in the movement and he
couldn't stay out."
while a Methodist revival was going on ?
You see him on the street and he walks
with his head down. You speak to him
and he answers you with a groan. He's
down in the mouth and shows the effects
of as clear a case of liver disease as you
ever saw."
"Did you ever notice the Presbyterian
preacher when the Methodists were hav
ing a revival ? Oh he doesn't know any
thing about it at all. He holds his head
way up yonder and tells you lie doesn't
know anything about it, he believes
something of the kind is going on. These
Methodists generally break out that way
once every few months."
"Brethren, I don't know how many of
you have kept the faith since I left you.
I know some have been benefitted and
remained true to your promise to Christ,
but I didn't guarantee any of you then.
I don't guarantee a man until he's dead
and in heaven and the pearly gates are
locked hard and the fence too high for
him to jump out. Then I'll guarantee
him."
"The literal meaning of the word reli
gion is to tie back to. The world broke
loose 6,000 years ago and God asks us to
come back, to tie back to him, to cleave
to him. When I want to go to " ash-
ington I get on a sleeper and cleave to it
and as sure as fate if that sleeper goes to
Washington, I go too. So if I cleave to
duty I am sure for Heaven."
"Now the bull dog is a cleaver in the
genuine sense oi tue woru. l ou can i
kick him off, you can't cuss him off and
you can't beat him off. You can only
choke him to death. He's a cleaver. He's
there to stay. Even' member of the
church ought to have a grip on God so
you can't cuss him and you can't kick
him loose and only when" clammy death
seals his eyes will he loose his hold."
"There's a good deal of the cur dog in
us fellows. Stamp your foot and he 11
loose his hold and run. You got your
relisrion last vear, but as soon as the
devil stamped his foot some of you drop
ped tout hold, tucked your tails and
ran. You got up here last year and
said : "God help me, I'm going to vote
whiskey out of town." You lying rascal
j-ou, you bowlegged rascal, if you had
had j-our election the week after I left,
you would have routed whiskey and it
would never have returned.
"A cur is a heap easier to set on than
a bull bog. 1 ou can set a cur dog on
anything from a grasshopper to an ele
phant, you can't do a bull dog that way.
He won't look up unless something is a
round and he won't bite unless there is
something big enough for him to get a
hold on. Who ever saw a bull dog after
a grasshopper?
DURHAM, X. C, SUNDAY
3Ir. Jones then referred to the conver
sion of John B. Gough from the life of an
inebriate to a temperance lecturer. He
spoke of the conversion of impulsive
spirits, as Simon Peter and others, who
had once been converted and had fallen
and returned to the faith. All of those
who had gone astray since the last meet
ing he invited to come forward with oth
ers who were not then present and re
consecrate themselves to God.
, After reciting an anecting incident
which occurred in one of his meetings in
Minneapolis Mr. Jones repeated his invi
tations to those who had received benefit
from the sermon to come forward and
give their hands to him during the sing
ing of a hymn. A number responded to
the invitation and went forward. After
the services Mr. Jones' many friends
crowded around him and wrould have
kept him busy shaking hands for an hour
had he not torn, himself away, from their plQ Speak'S iu Wll
grasps and to go home. y -jUf and Is Applauded.
NlGlie SERVICES,
A much larger atMidence greeted Mr,
Jones at the night services than listened
to his afternoon sermon. The tabernacle,
began' to fill long before the hour of begin
ning. At half after seven o'clock the
choir under Prof. Excell sang a number
of hymns and promptly at 8 o'clock Mr.
Jones arrived. Rev. J. L. White of the
Baptist church offered a prayer, after
which Mr. Jones said that he had re
ceived a characteristic message from Rev.
M. Culpepper who communicated the fact
that he got left by putting dependence
in a "one gallused" hackman, but will be
here by tomorrow.
A portion of the railing in front of the
pulpit had been cut away in the after
noon, and Mr. Jones 'remained in his
chair during the entire services. He
apologized for this apparently lazy atti
tude, because he had undergone consid
erable fatigue and when in this condi
tion the position of standing brought
about a state of nervousness, that inter
fered with his labors.
He took the life of Job as the theme
of his sermon and "Though he slay me,
yet in him will I trust," was his text.
He said the most loyal character in the
Bible was Job, that for upright, down
right, unflinching loyalty, there was
none other like him on all the earth.
He dwelt in his own inimitable style
upon Job's persistent love of the Lord
in the face of every affliction, and made
a striking local application of the moral
The devil had his eye on Job. He
keeps posted on every man in Durham
that does right. If you think you can
start out to be a christian .without the 4
raeTirboifieiTair run '-rmx- rnvr- lniscaKtmr
There are some men in this town he does
bother about. Why? Because he's got
'em solid already.
Mr. Jones spoke of the rich man who
is pious because of prosperity and who
under adverse circumstances would be
less religious. It was not so writh Job.
He was a prosperous man, served God
acceptably and loyally, when he became
less prosperous, when he became steeped
in poverty and when affliction encom
passed him about he still remained
staunch to his Maker.
Mr. Jones afforded a good deal of mer
riment in the audience by alluding to the
early days of his ministry when he had
to swap horses to supplement his salary.
He said he learned to become a pretty
good judge of a horse. He would look
at the animal up one side and down the
other and make his trade upon the merits
possessed by the horse and paying little
attention to the character of the man
with whom he was trading. On one oc
casion soon after he had made the best
bargain with a irn, the sheriff put in his
appearance and claimed that the horse
had been stolen from another man.
Since then the speaker said he had looked
at the man more carefully and less scru
tinizingly at the horse. And so with the
rich man, he looked more closely into his
motives for giving, his honest desire to
do good, than to the amount he gave or
the good he accomplished.
He moralized at length up Job's char
acter. Said he, character outranks every
thing. A man may be as poor as a pauper,
but a good charactor is worth more than
the crown of a king is the wealth of the
Rothschilds. He touched feelingly upon
the character of Gen. Robert E. Lee,
whom, he said wonld live as grandly in
history as U. S. Grant though he did
aot lead the triumphant army.
This allusion to the great Confederate
produced a slight applause among the
back seals. Mr. Jones said he could say
that north of Mason and Dixon's line
and get a better cheering than that. This
rally produced a vigorous applause.
He said some men would be better if
they bad better wives. A man whose
wife was one of these little old worldly
try-to-be-sassiety creatures was to be
pitied. You can fix up so cheap nowa
days. You can play sassiety for $2.
Spoke of Job's wife, said she was prob
ably one of that class who were in doubt
as to whether the best people went to
prayer meeting oftener than once a
month, and that when the circus came
she believed she'd go with the children.
Said he, do you want to know what I
think of the man who goes to the circus?
He is a composition of the town sot, a
concluded ox fouktu page.
3rOINTXG, OCTOBER G,
M-FOR BOYLE
The Jury Sentences Him to
' Be Hanged.
Thv Prosecution Opens Its Side and
Presents Its Argument.
Definitions
of the Crime
Both Sides.
Given on
i
Hehalf
Assert-
There Is Prejadiee
Him as a Catholic.
Against
Anneal to the State Supreme
Court Granted.
The Kx-Priest Creates a Sensation In
Court By an Eloquent Appeal to the
Jury In His Own llehalf. The Pros
ecution Makes a Strong Point of the
Itruises. Sentenced to Be Executed
On November 29th. The Judge An
nounces Ills Gratification at the Ap
peal Ileing Taken.
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Tiie Globe Bureau, )
T" f Raleigii, N. C, Oct. 5. $
Mrl Thomas Devereux opened for the
prosecution. He cited 59th N. Y. Re
ports the law as to rape, upon the point
of consent, and read Judge Folger's able
opinion which he said gave
THE LAW IN A NUTSnELL
and which showed that resistance on the
part of the woman was not required to
be purely physical. He said that this
particular case on trial has had no parallel
in the annals of crime. He made a se
vere attack upon Boyle's evidence and
that Geneva Whitaker's character was
attacked her in October as her person
was attacked in May. He said that for
several weeks prior to the crime the hell
of lut had raged in the heart of Boyle,
and.that on that day he was inflamed by
liquW. He referred to Mr. Battle's at
tack, yesterday upon Miss Whitaker's
mauu up iue suusiaucu ui jjaiiie
argument. At one point in me argument
of Mr. Devereux on the power of priests,
Boyle said
! IN AN AUDIBLE TONE
that a statement was not'true. Mr. De
vereux attacked the consent theory and
said nothing was more unreal save
Boyle's statement that the little, frail
girl had tempted him. He called atten
tion to Boyle's appearance, his sensual
life, his heavy jaw his sunken and moist
eyes, not characteristics of a man who
had never attempted to approach a wo
man. He contrasted the appearance of
Boyle and Geneva Whitaker and their
evidence. He insisted that this was a
case of
OATH AGAINST OATH.
He charged that Boyle, who by his own
confession held aloof from his congrega
tion, only cared for the female members
of it. He charged that Charles Young,
the negro, was Boyle's watchdog at the
foot of the stairs, and while poor, crazy
Father Reilly and little Alice Upchurch
were the only other persons in the build
ing. He charged Mr. Battle with not
giving all the testimony given by Geneva
while he was endeavoiing to make her
out a wanton. He argued the fact that
the affair occurred in the priest's front
sitting room instead of his rear bedroom
was clear proof that there was such
thing a3 consent. Geneva's reputation
could riot be whistled down the wind in
in any such way. He spoke of Boyle
again, and of Mr. Battle's own admission
that he was lost to every sense of virtue.
He alluded to Boyle's waiving examina
tion last Mayas a decided point against
him! He denounced Charles Young as a
perjurer and as a procurer. He said
that Boyle, who had violated his priestly
vows of would violate the vows ofcourse
truthfulness to save his life.
MR. DEVEREUX's ARGUMENT
consumed two hours and a quarter and
was warmly complimented. He conclud
ed at 11:30, and Mr. George II. Snow be
gan his argument for the defence. He
opened by saying that he felt a double re
sponsibility. He argued that Mr. Dever
eux had attempted to arouse prejudice
against Roman Catholics, and criticized
this line of argument. Boyle, he con
tended, was tried as a man and not as a
priest or a Roman Catholic. He asked
no mercy for him, but only justice, and
invoked "only the law. He said it was im
possible to conceive of a rape
UNLESS ACCOMPANIED BV VIOLENCE
on the part of the man and resistance on
the part of the woman, even unto death,
lie argued further that no person had
ever heard of a rape in a city or on a pub
lic thoroughfare, and with people in the
house. He said that if a woman resisted
a long while and then yields it is not rape.
He insisted that Boyle had not planned
this crime and had not for weeks made
advances to her, and said that Geneva
was not the child the State tried to make
it appear, but she was a woman. He said
that he could show there was consent and
that Boyle could sit and sav to the State
that it had not proved its charge. Hede
gcribed THE CONDUCT OF GENEVA
in going to Boyle's room, and said that
the same responsibility which would
force him to lie would also force Geneva
to tell an untruth, and portrayed Gene
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va's love for the priest, asserting that
there is no woman or girl who does not
know that it is wrong to thus go to a
man's room and sit in his lap. He asked
why Geneva did not scream when Boyle
let her rise, upon hearing noises down
stairs. He said Geneva's testimony was
given
WITHOUT ABLUSH
and with indifference, not as that of an
outraged woman would be. In conclu
sion he said that Boyel, not a na
tive of North Carolina, but of Pennsyl
vania, was morally disgraced, but was
not guilty of this capital offense. He
appealed to the jury most eloquently in
Bovle's behalf. He said h feareil tht
effect of Solicitor Anro's closing argu
ment upon the jury. IJoyle was at the
CONCLUSION OF MR. SXOW's SPEECH
more affected than at any time during
the trial, lie bowed his fiead and cov
ered his eves with his hands. Mr. Snow's
speech was pronounced the ablest he has
ever made. After an hours recess Col.
Fuller made the closing speech for the
defense. He said that at one place in
the State he had been told that Bovle
would have been promptly lynched, but
in Wake he "was proud to say there never
had been a lynching. Col. Fuller sus
tained his high reputation as a lawyer.
He reviewed the story of the prosecutrix,
and picked out what he a'leged were its
discrepancies. He said she was no child
but a grown woman, seventeen years of
age, with the mind and passions of a
woman. He appealed to the jury to
SHOW NO PREJUDICE
towards Boyle because he was a Roman
Catholic priest. Geneva, said he, had
told Katie Deboys that she had sat in the
priest's lap and that he had kissed her,
and had told Katie not to tell of it, there
by showing her guilty knowledge. He
said the case was one of mutual passion
between priest and girl, and that the lat
ter showed that she knew the priest's
feeling when by her own story, she had
told Boyle it was wrong for her to sit in
his lap. He argued that the girl had
never screamed at the top of her voice
several times for if she had her screams
would most certainly have been heard by
Alice Upchurch, for a woman's scream
was
LIKE A FIRE BELL
in the night. The girl has made a false
statement, she had never screamed, for if
she had the people on the premises would
have heard her screams. Then too, if
she had been outraged, she would have
fled as soon as the hands of t!i' despoiler
were removed from her, and when she
met Alice Upchurch or Katie Deboys she
would have told them
THE PRIEST HAD KUINKD HER.
He contended that the girl had, to save
her own honor taken the desperate step
of attempting to swear away Boyle's life.
He argued that had Bovle committed the
outrage he would have fled. He said
that Boyle had accounted for everything
save the bruises on the girl's boJy. He
said the State
WANTED TO THROTTLE .II STICK
in its thirst or tLl -hcmw'a Jiipxul jmnLW
these bruis-Vi.
AKGO'S BVEK.Cn.
Solicitor Aigo closed for the State and
spoke over two hours. His argument
was powerful and was one of the chief
events of this memorable trial. He de
nied indignantly the charge that the
State was thirsting for the prisoner's
blood and said the defence had full op
portunity to have gotten information
about the bruises on the girl. It was
observed that when the solicitor began
BOYLE TURNED HIS FACE AWAY
and looked steadily at the floor. The
solicitor said Boyle's relation to Geneva
as her priest fully explained her trustful
ness in going to his room when sent for.
Death now stared Boyle in the face, but
the monster was there at Boyle's own in
vitation Tor rape is
THE MOST HEINOUS
of four capital crimes known to North
Carolina laws. He said the sole de
fence was consent and Boyle's evidence
was his sole defence. Finger-prints and
bruises upon the girl were absolute proofs
of brutal force, and that medical exami
nation also showed the same. The girl
had cried out when the priest assaulted
her, and one of the principal witnesses
for the defence had heard that cry.
HIS DENUNCIATION OF BOYLE
was terrible, and he declared that the Let
ter's whole story was a manufactured lie.
At G:30 the argument was concluded.
The judge began
THE CHARGE TO THE JURY.
He charged that the only question was
the act against her will, and by her con
sent, and that the only evidence as to this
fact was that of the prosecution and the
prisoner, the latter having his own life at
stake and the former her character and
good name. He charged that fear was
one form of violence. The jury retired
at 8:30 and took one ballot without result
and then went out to supper.
THE CASE GOES TO THE JURY.
At 8:30 the jury took the case. At 11.
20 Judge Armfiefd took his seat on the
bench and five minutes later the jury en
tered. There was a deathly stillness in
the crowded court room. Boyle stood
up. The verdict was
"GUILTY,"
given loud and clear. The prioner sat
down in an instant. He showed no spe
cial emotion save that there was an ashi
ness about his face which was soon suc
ceeded by a deep blush. His mouth was
even more closely M?t than Usual and he
folded his arms tightiy. His counsel ap
pealed for
A NEW TRIAL
upon the ground that the erdict was
contrary to the judge's charge and on
account of exceptions filed and also be
cause the judge 'did not charge the jury
specially with regard to the cries made
by the girL He argued at some length
on these matters alleged that the girl had
not cried for help and that she had not
stated that fear operated upon her but
that she was
OVERPOWERED
by the prisoners force putting it entirely
upon the latter ground. He also urged
that the jury had not been instructel
with regard to the point in the prisoners
favor that he had facilities for escape of
which he could have availed himself. It
PRICE FIVE CENTS.
was. also urged that the argument of
counsel that Boyle represented the Savior
himself to this girl had had a . ' J
POWERFUL EFFECT ON TIIE JURY.
He said it was a question of doubt in
his mind as to whether this case should
have been tried so recently alter the
crime, for he said there may be a deep
and strong and abiding prejudice against
the Roman Catholic priesthood, particu
larly among the country people. The
defence would have therefore much pre
ferred a iury from the city. He insisted
that Boyle had not had that
FREEDOM FROM PREJUDICE
which every man on trial for hl3 life
should have. He argued that the most
powerful piece of evidence against the
prisoner was the bruises on the girl's
person and that the surprise at this ev
idence lad been a crushing surprise
upon the prisoners counsel. He said
that the gitl had declined to make anv
statement to him and the other counsel
for the defence. The jury declined to
set aside the verdict and srant a new
trial, saying such a course would not be
proper unless the verdict was palpably
contrary to the weight of evidence.
The verdict depended upon the story of
the prosecutrix, and the credulity of a
witness is always in the province of a ju
ry. He said there was not evidence that
there was no terror on the part of the
girl. The jury believed the girl's story
that there was both force and fear, He
also over-ruled a motion in arrest of
judgment.
THE JUDGE ASKED BOYLE
what he had to say. Boyle at once arose
and in a most dramatic way said he rec
ognized that there was a prejudice against
Roman Catholics. He said that one of
the counsel for the prosecution had as
sumed the role of a prohibition lecturer
in the West in condemning all who dif
fered from him in faith or habits to eter
nal damnation.
HE FRANKLY AVOWED
that he was subject to all the desires and
passions of other men and said it was not
for the solicitor to denounce any man for
habits of drunkenness. He then attacked
another of the prosecuting counsel with
bitter invective for attacking his chastity,
lie was here
APPLAUDED FOR HIS
bold and earnest words, but the applause
was quickly suppiessed by the Judge.
Boyle used all his powers of voice and
gestures in making his remarks and
said he was now ready for sentence.
It was the most sensational occurence
ever seen here. Judge Arm field said it
was a great gratification to know that
the case would be carried to the supreme
court and that the prisoner would have
anoiher chance for his life. The Judge
then passed sentence.
CONDEMM3D HIM TO BE HANGED
on Friday, November 29th next, between
the hours of 0 and ft. Boyle sat like a
during the judgment. His counsel rose
and appealed to the Supreme Court. The
appeal was granted and Boyle leaned
over and 6iniled as he thanked his cau'"
vxrrTiort.,
Their Sixtieth Scuil-Annual Convent I
on. I
Jealous of Political Power.
ChiCAoo, Oct.
!i. A
dispatch from,
Salt Lake City says the sixtieth general
semi-annual conference of the Mormon
church began yesterday. Wilfred Wood
ruff President and other high officials of
the church including twelve apostles
were present.
President Woodruff in his opening ad
dress said the Mormon church had been
established by God, and that no power
on earth could stay its progress. All the
revelations given to the saints including
Polygamy, came direct from God, and
notwithstanding the trials and troubles
through which the Mormons had passed
the Lord would sustain all those who
obeyed his principles and his revelations.
Apostle John W. Tattlor commanded
the people to give unquestioning obedi
ence to the priesthood. "These men at
the head of the church," he said, "have
the spirit of revelation and speak for God.'
I bear my testimony that President Wood
ruff and his counsellors are prophet-seers
and revelators.
"The hand of God is over this church,
and no power can destroy it or impede its
progress. 1 believe In implicit obedience
in temporal and spiritual things. We
cannot retain the spirit of God and yet
be constantly finding fault with the
priesthood.
"We must learn not to judge men by
what we see, nor on the basis of the lim
ited opportunity we have of knowing
what they are doing for the people. We
should not criticise church authorities."
Other elders and apostles spoke in a
similar vein. The church authorities are
embracing every opportunity to keep the
people in line politically, for they fear
that with a loss of political power the ec
clesiastical supremacy would be greatly
weakened.
Kimherly Iteports mn the- 'lplc.
Washington, Oct. 5. Admiral Kim.
berly has reported to the navy depart
ment his arrival at Honolulu from Apia.
In the report he describes his parting
from the natives, and the gifts received
from them. He states that the work
that was necessary to be done on the
Nipsic has been finished, and that if the
had her armament, she would be ready
for a three years cruise.
Knight Gone To Washington.
Chic ago, Oct. 5. The Knights Tem
plars of this city were busily engaged
Yesterday breparing for their trip to
Washington to the triennial conclave.
A ppecial train for this occasion left yes
terday carrying Sir Knights from all
northern Illinois, a well as Chicago,
and it is estimates that 3,000 persons
were on board.
Dock Mrn strike Amln.
London, Oct. 5. The laborers em
ployed in the wool warehouses on the
London docks have gone out on a strike,
owing, as they claim, to the preference
yiven to "Blackleg by their employer!.
Burns and Tillett, the labor leaders, are
trying to arrange the troubles, but it I
feared the strike will spread.
ISond Offering Yesterday.
Washington, Oct. 5. Bond offering
today aggregated f-WJ.-iDO, all accepted
at 120 for four per cents and lOTif for
four ami half.

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