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 - Woinnn'M Mlsnloimry Cunvniitioii, The closing...
Woinnn'M Mlsnloimry Cunvniitioii, The closing sessions of the fourteenth annual convention of the Woman's Home and Foreign Missionary society of Allegheny synod, were held yesterday yesterday afternoon and evening in the First Lutheran church. At the afternoon session,' after opening devotional services, services, the first subject, discussed was "Training of Young People." Helpful Helpful words of counsel and instruction were given by Miss Kate Stewart of Mollidaysburg, Mrs. Ed. Lindsey of Johnstown, and Miss Elizabeth Crissman Crissman of Altoona. The Whatsoever Baud of junior mission workers, of the Tyrone Lutheran Lutheran church, next rendered a very creditable recitation, and Miss Nellie Herg of Hollidaysbuiy, read a well prepared essay upon the subject, "Out of School Life into Life's School." Singing and committee reports followed. With a '.nanimity which wasa hearty testimonial to the ladies who have guided the affairs of the synod society in the past, all the oll'ieers of tho past year weie reeled eel. They are: Presi dent, Mrs. J. F. Hartman, Allooua ; vice presidents, Mrs. M G. Boy«r, of Aitcii, Mis. K. V. Cromwell, of Somerset, Somerset, Mrs E. S, Creinor, of 8<ixton ; recording recording secretary, Miss K. L. Mosrr, Altoona; corresponding secretary, Miss F. May Hurry, Altoona; treasurer, Miss Mary H. Abrahims, Altoona. The afternoon session closed with devotional services and an "open hour," Tho church was crowded last evening at the final meeting when with the scrip! ural motto, "Go teaoh ull nations," before them, the society mot in the especial interest of foreign missions. After a voluntary by the choir, the opening devotional service was led by Rev. Mr. Killinger, of Boll wood, assisted assisted by Kev. F. L. Bergstresser, pastor of the Tyrone church. The address of the evening was delivered by Mrs. L. B. Wolf, of Gettysburg, returned missionary missionary from India, who held the close attention attention of tho audienceduring her talk She explained many quaint customs among tho people of the far-off land in which she had worked for Chriat, and told of the progress of evangelization in that part of the world. All were inspired inspired by her words to renewed efforts in behalf of those who are receiving for the first time the glorioua gospel messuae After completing her formal address address she gave an entertaining talk of ten minutes to tho children, then gave her auditors tho opportunity to propound questions which she answered, thus giving the ladies much instructive information which cannot but be helpful helpful in their consecrated work. Tho convention adjourned sine die about nine o'clock. The next convention convention will be held, at a time to bo hereafter hereafter determined, In tho First Lutheran church of Altooua,

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  1. Tyrone Daily Herald,
  2. 19 Jul 1894, Thu,
  3. Page 4

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