PRINTED Reunion, Sourced, Printed. Bascom: and Grant Were Poor; Encouraging Young, Poor Boys to Succeed

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HPENINGSUPIItOlIiOLliNT fiOSPEL TEAJI PASSES BESOLU- TIOXS COXDEMXIXG GXS FEES Hiiln PrevpiitPd Farmers In^tltnte . Pifiiif.—>t>v.« >o<cs and Persa- niil Mention. Colony, August !9.—.Mrs. T. iT. apd W. T. Perry,:long time friends of tjie Jolin Post fjimiiy, were lierp frdni Garn'fitli' as tlieir guests Tuesday. ^ John Ketcliiim has returned from Fredonia where he attended a! funeral funeral of a nephew. Mrs. Martha Palmer's little two-yeair-old boy. ; Young meti: everyw,here need: models to pattern aftei/ and.most of them have selected somf i lan in the neighborhood to whom they i.ok for inspiration and guidance. Ajid the Revs. Basdom and Grant Robbins, the brothers lof Mrs. Chas. Johnson,, who have been visiting visiting in Colony and who are weii"''known here serve as two good examples fpr the footsteps of: youtli. Thtjy were poor boys and forced to make theii own way .and they have, with (wo other other brothers, succeeded ad.inirably. Sewell, the .big land man' at Carnett. was in Colony Wednesday and' related how lie knowBascom and Grant wl'ien they were attending school at Baldwin, perparatory- to entering the ijiinistry. He paid th?y lived on .cOld patotoes and biscuits yhile abstirblrigi knowledge knowledge and Grant iised to saw ^ood for Sewall to iet a little change to bin- potatoes with. Grant remarked to Sewall,' "thfise quarters 1 cariied .saw- n.g wood were the biggest ijuarterS .' have ev^r earned;" Grant now draws a bigger annual salary than Sewall does;. |3,.500 a year—preaching Rut he is a cracker jack preacher. And as we havfe remarked before, if the boys in Colony who do not haveiariy- thing only knew it they can go to the top. It take's sacrifice. It takfes sticking sticking qualities; But its worth ttie price Of the two younger boys, Henry 'and Kirk, one is an editor of a big St. Louis daily ipaper and ttie other a very successful preacher in .Indiana. At the GOsi)el Team meeting at the Prc-ibyteriau church Tuesday; evening' twenty-two'men were present land listened listened attentively to a' fine and- Inspiring Inspiring 'ajk on iteam work by Rev. Bascom Robbins. W. E. Payton made a short talk and Cead resolutions Indorsing Governor Capper's protest! against the payment of the excessive fees in the case of the Kansas Xatiiral Gas fcompany afad especially the {payment of fees to the attorney general of the state of Kansas. The resolutions w-^e unaniraousiy adopted by a Jsta^tling vote. ?

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  1. The Iola Register,
  2. 19 Aug 1915, Thu,
  3. Page 7

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