1887 Dec 5 Preaching to Bare Walls

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1887 Dec 5 Preaching to Bare Walls - fRUACHIlfO TO BAR13 WALLS J A Converted Bowery...
fRUACHIlfO TO BAR13 WALLS J A Converted Bowery Actor Find It JInreT Work In tho Tomb j A man ot middle age rather down in huaf luck applied last week to Warden Walsh fort permission as ho said to preach Gods word to the unfortunate within the four walls of thai Tombs Prison The Warden told him that th Kov Hldnoy Q Law was the recognized preacher of the Gospel and that be would have to nnnly to Mr Law Ho did so and came around yesterday with Mr Law and preached to Ito unseen audience of 000 within the prison walls Afterward on his way out ha dropped In to see Warden Walsh leaving with him and his keepers a bundle of tracts with the name and address Ed Falconer street preacher 310 East Seventeenth street printed at the bottom Lots BOO didnt you play once In tho Bowery Bowery > Theatre the Warden asked You look like a man I ones knew who was playwrt there Yos I was with Llngftrd at the Bowery said Falconer I was a play actor until I was converted nnd now amnolno Gods work InJ trying to win souls to Him It is very hardl work preaching to the whitewashed wall in the Tombs and It Is difficult to Imagine thi any one Is behind them

Clipped from The Sun05 Dec 1887, MonPage 3

The Sun (New York, New York)05 Dec 1887, MonPage 3
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