Dr Cantine 50th Anniversary Rites part 1

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Dr Cantine 50th Anniversary Rites part 1 - Dr. Cantine's Stth Anniversary Rites Held Lasl^...
Dr. Cantine's Stth Anniversary Rites Held Lasl^ Night Members of Reformed Chwcfa ud Frtefc o( Founder Anbk» MtekM Cefcbnte 'Golden BttMtoae' Seeley Tribute Dr. F. B. Seeley Says Ctntine , Has Brought Greatest or to Church In aa atmosphere that radiate affectionate regard and genuine appreciation for a man who ha served 50 years in the Christian ministry as a laborer in the ftionary field, the Rev. Dr. Jame Cantine ot Stone Ridge was ed at th» Fair Street "Reformed Church Wednesday night as bers of the Classis ot Ulster an prominent ministers ot the Reformed Reformed Church iu America join ed with a large congregation in celebration of the "Colden Mile stone" ot the Arabian Mission. The occasion marked the 15t1 anniversary ot Dr. Cantine's or dination in that same church be fore he entered with others ' his labors as one ot the of that mission. During the service Dr. Cantine was presented with a handsome doctor's gowii, the presentation being made by Dr. Frank B Seeley, on behalf of friends o the church. In making the pre sentation Dr. Seeley said, "Th greatest honor that ever came this church was when James tine was ordained in this church to Christian ministry In the Re formed Church and to the mis sionary work in Arabia. The Church is stronger for what he has said, done and witnessed No man has ever been more loved." Noting that Dr. Cantine's alma mater many years ago ored him with the degree of tor ot Divinity, and saying thai hig friends had wanted to do something to mark the auspicious occasion, Dr. Seeley then present ed the gown. Dr. Cantine accepted accepted the gift with evident appreciation appreciation saying, "I thank you, and the friends of this church, from my heart." Following the organ prelude Mrs. Ella Eltlnge and a devotiona; service by the Rev. Dr. Frank Seeley, the annual business meeting meeting was held. - t ., Mrs. G-erret Wullichleger ol New Paltz, recording secretary gave a report of the union's activities and Mrs. Chester C. Chilton Chilton of Hurley, treasurer, reported on the financial condition of the society. Miss Florence N. Relyea of Bloomington, corresponding secretary, gave an interesting summary of the work done by auxiliaries, which Indicated that they bad been active during the past year, with many hundreds dollars raised for the -missionary work, foreign and domestic, of the church. Mrs. Edgar Ellsworth of St. Kerny and Miss Ellen Van Slyke Kingston reported for the classical classical committees on foreign and domestic missions. Miss Van Slyke commented on the faithful service, covering a period of 20 years, given by Mrs. Ellsworth and at the same time announced that it Mrs. Ellsworth's birthday anniversary. anniversary. In recognition of that event she presented to Mrs. Ellsworth Ellsworth a corsage of beautiful rosebuds. rosebuds. Following the opening service. Dr. Seeley, -who presided during the evening, called upon the Rev. Cornelius Muyskens, pastor of the Reformed Church of the Comforter, Comforter, who read* resolutions adopted by the Classis of Ulster at its meeting at Stone Ridge recently. The resolutions testified to the appreciation by Classis of the long service of Dr. Cantine In the Christian ministry, his faithfulness faithfulness to duty and the honor that had accrued to the church Ms zealous labors and the affectionate affectionate regard in which he is by his brother ministers. Dr. Cantine Speaks Dr. Cantine, introduced by the Rev. John DeBore, for the past 15 years a missionary to India, spoke on the work of the Arabian Mission, not so much from the viewpoint ot what he had done there, or what has been done (Continued on Face IT)

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  1. The Kingston Daily Freeman,
  2. 27 Oct 1938, Thu,
  3. Page 1

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