Wallace, Rev, Holiness Christian Church, Dow, IL, Alton Evening Telegraph (IL)

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Wallace, Rev, Holiness Christian Church, Dow, IL, Alton Evening Telegraph (IL) - lOc. PER WEEK. IN of the perfectly had my of a...
lOc. PER WEEK. IN of the perfectly had my of a of not in for in- expected STALE HEN FRUIT FOR PREACHER Ire of Congregations in Two Places Raised Against Man Who Had Been Too Plain In Opinions Opinions A laic has come from the Dow vlcln- lly that a certain elder of the Holiness Church was to speak at Dow a week ago Wednesday evening, but ho learned learned that some of the brothers of the Dow neighborhood didn't appreciate Lhe honor of having an Elder visit them and were laying for him with stale hen fruit; the Elder decided to -ematn in Jerseyvllle and he told the itory to the congregation. Then he gave the Jerseyvllle congregation fits also, and some of them say rotten eggs are plentiful in Jerseyville. The Elder Elder is presiding elder, for Mlusouri and illnois of the Holiness Christian Church and vfas formerly pastor in Jerseyville. His son married a daughter of John W. Allen about !• year ago and there has been .rouble ever since; the preacher md his son arrested for per- ury for claiming to be of age and the son was fined; Mr. Allen had the preacher arrested on a peace warrant warrant and the preacher was brought be- ore Justice W. S. VanPelt and after little delay pleaded guilty to the charge and a fine was assessed against ilm. The elder in question is Rer. ohn Wallace, and the story la familiar. as it has been given wide publicity. The Jerseyvllle congregation has been ashamed of the affair of the arrests .fter the marriage of young "Wallace, hut now they are up in arms at the ao ions of the Presiding Elder; as In addition addition to giving the congregation fits, also has threatened, it is stated on good authority, to remove the local pastor, Rev. Elijah Henry Parrls, who ;ame to Jerseyville from Alton a little iver a year ago, and who by his own ifforts and labor has changed the conditions conditions of the Holiness Church affairs here, having built a modern church, with his own hands and Is greatly be- oved by his congregation. ,

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  1. Alton Evening Telegraph,
  2. 10 Aug 1917, Fri,
  3. Page 1

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