Dr. James Cantine, Elizabeth DePree, Catherine H Cantine

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Dr. James Cantine, Elizabeth DePree, Catherine H Cantine - M Dr. James Cantin *, Noted Missionary, Diesat...
M Dr. James Cantin *, Noted Missionary, Diesat Benedictine as Given of sev- George by morning. years of Jesse about 4 When o'clock Harts- him and from a Klein Coroner Mc- gave a at the between about most of The body Carpen- will funeral fol- High- Hartshorn Heston Mrs. Ira nephews. Auto (Continued From Paje One) Pearl street, this afternoon and evening and Wednesday morning. Native of tester . . . . Inew star of A native or Ulster countv, Cantine was born at Stone March 3,1861. He attended College at Schenectady, from* which he was graduated in 18S3 with the intention then of becoming an engineer. This decision, however, was forsaken and he attended the New Brunswick Theological Theological Seminary at I\ T c r .v Road cal Seminary. It was during the last year the seminary that Dr. Cantine received the inspiration to establish establish a mission in Arabia under * h . e auspices of the Reformed Church. With Dr. Samuel M. Zwemer, who later became his associate in the missionary work Dr. Cantine discussed the matter with his Hebrew professor, Dr J. G. Lansing and before the of the term when Dr. Cantine the seminary and Dr. Zwemer entered into his last year of SonXr^ToV^ 3 ^ work. - ftma Cantine Cantine graduating a year ahead of Dr. Zwemer, Theo- negroes escape before when High avenue. Church t i r * n « w n at the Cantine Homestead in Stone Ridge between Dr. Cantine, Dr Zwemer and Dr. Lansing at the organization of the Arabian- Mission was effected. Dr Cantine left immediately after this for , _, _ -- -- --- joined later b ? ? r - Zwemer. The mission as a Faith Mission and, received a few years later was taken by -by tn e Board of Foreign Missions i in one ? f the Reformed Church in Amer- lca - D r. Cantine labored for 40! years in the field. to boy walkup hill came one young and Learns Language, Customs Other churches had founded missions in border sections of Arabia and Cantine went to them to Jearn the language and customs customs and to find a friendly home trom which he might prospect for a suitable site forhis own mission by ---- and that!Zwemer esTablishefaTBaS, the and first mission station oflTeas? fur-! coast of Arabia alon" ~" TM - - ° at snapped an- of orchestra fea- T.\ sea Hannah a Cor- Davis per' a.m. 3 Ave- the Church mission in Arabia. It was a constant struggle to maintain their outpost and with scant assistance from this country the men found the task doubly difficult. Finding that the surest manner of winning friendships among the natives was through curing their ffis ; they built hospitals hospitals and combined the ministration ministration of the sick with thp tP»rh. j"g 01: tne illiterate natives an preaching. A series of outpos" were established and later a num ·?n£ mission stations which i 1924 were merged with other mis sions in Arabia and Mesopotami to form the United Missions. Con tinuing his work in Arabia unti his health demanded that he ceas his work and return to his horn here, 'Dr. Cantine became one the outstanding workers' field. in th to th» T Marries Elizabeth DePree In 1902 Miss Elizabeth DePree of Grand Rapids, Mich., volun teered for missionary service in Arabia, becoming the first single woman ever to go to Arabia on lussionary work. In 1904 Miss DePree DePree and Dr. Cantine were married married and together they continued their work. Mrs. Cantine died at Stone Ridge on August 30, 1927 Dr. Cantine and Dr. Zwemer now a Fellow of the Royal Geo- jraphic Society, living in New York, continued their work in Arabia until in 1929 when Dr Cantine was forced to retire from service on advice of- physicians le returned to this country and has since lived in Stone Ridge Two years ago Dr. Cantine poke in all sections of the coun- ry m the Reformed Church for he "Golden Milestone" of Arabi:n Arabi:n Missions and until the end he j was a loyal worker in the interest I of Arabia missionary work. Last j September Dr. Cantine was hon- ·orcd by the congregation of the Stone Ridge'Reformed Church at which time Dr. Zwemer gave the address. In the death of Dr. Cantine Cantine the Reformed Church has lost a most faithful worker and a great man. On October to campus and at meeting, and hand back the I'm lis 27. 1938 at the . £air Street Church where he had been ordained to the ministry Dr. j of the Classis of Ulster, members !°. the Reformed Church and friends of the founder of the Arabian Arabian Mission celebrated the "Golden "Golden Milestone"' of the Arabian Mission. Mission. Attending were prominent The oast large a meat - there the meat in America -who gathered to honor honor a man who had served 50 years m the Christian ministry as a laborer laborer in the mission field. This ceremony was held on the 50th anniversary of Dr. Cantine's or- dsnation and in the same church wherc^that ceremony was held. i, -Owrog tfcat ceremonv Dr. See- ; 3s y presented Dr. Cantine with a] handsome doctor's gown and in making the presentation Dr. See-r e y sasca: ·"Tj !e greatest honor that] nas ever come to this church «BS i . Church, from braised. tender, missionary W0 rk in *5nch is stronor for \ he has said, done and 1 £ood it-1 tes * e Sr- Cartine was stidcen whilel^ 1 is , a s*«|*acatHHring in Florida two vears- O7in °* SO and returned to Kingston aud| 33 P° u L Rjdge, Several montr"? a^oi 3 " 0 ** a.^ returned to Kingston andj 3kious ,, Ki«afe. Several months ago|_^,_., she safferea a second severe heart I 0051 * 1 ** 5 attack and was cor.fe^d it, ihef ~ Bezeaictiae Hospital since then. ! -- ·*-" JO i" t « ;u spce wen. ? feeas S nephews and i

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  1. The Kingston Daily Freeman,
  2. 02 Jul 1940, Tue,
  3. Page 15

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