Dr. Richard Harcourt Obituary (w/photo)

Dr. Richard Harcourt Obituary, Asbury Park Press, Asbury Park, NJ, 17 Mar 1911 (p.1 of 2) Includes photo

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Neptune company won In a three-company three-company three-company tournament in the Asbury Park department and the Eass'es won a similar tournament in the Orean Grove department. Then a j.erles was arrunged between the two "champs." Y.M.CA Wli HAVE There will be three basketball games at the Y. M. C. A. tonight. In addition to the games between the first team m d Princeton and the second tam and Kureka of Ocean Grove, the Bank Clerks and the Big Five will also line up on the court. W. E. Staff, the physical director, Is enrolling the numes of boys and young men for lasebali teams. Nines composed composed of tlty boys between the ages of 14 and 16 years will be organized, senior club. Director Siaff 1CHH0NSHP BASEBALL TEAMS Resident of Asbury Park For Rev. Dr. Richard Hnrcourt, one of the most widely known Methodist mln isters In tho country and for several years the writer of Sunday sermons for The Shore l'ress, died Wednesday night at 7 o'clock- o'clock- of diabetes at the home of his daughter, Mrs. John AV. l'ulis, 10 Longwood road, Roland Park, a suburb of Baltimore. He had been ill more than two years. It was not long ugo tluit he left Asbury Park where he was well known, having llv ed hero considerably for many years, and where he owned much property Including tho Stafford hotel on Fifth nvnue and the cottage at 400 Fourth avenue where he lived when here Dr Harcourt was 70 years old. Recently Recently on account of his Illness he had lived with his daughter in Roland Park. . Dr. Harcourt was, . porluips, most prominent in the ministry while pastor of Grace church, Baltimore. He left there In 1895 to become pastor of the Park Avenue M. K. church In Phlla deliihiu. Later ho went to Reading and was pastor of a church there, When ho surrendered that charge h took up a permanent homo in Roland Park but spent much of his time In Asbury Tark. The sermons he wrote for The Shore Press appeared regu laiiy for several years and were feature that appealed to many read ers. They were great sermon and the minister often expressed pleasure In the thought that In a quiet way he was doing a great work and con tinning to preach to large congrega tlons. Wide Scop of Work. Horn in Newry, County Down, Ire land, Dr Harcourt came to this coun trv in 1X57. He received his early educatlonul training in his home tow In Ireland. . After his arrival here with his parents he entered the Jonesville seminary, N. Y., later studying theo! ogy at Boston university, from whlc he graduated. In March, 1891, he assumed, charg of Grace church, Baltimore, where h remained for a number of yeirs. Prioi to this ho was pastor of Howard Street Methodist Episcopal church San Francisco, one of the most Inllu entlal churches In California. His pas (orate of three years there was mark rdlv successful. Previously be had held pastorates i Newark, Jersey City, and other cities. He received tho degree of dot tor divlnltv from the Wisconsin State university. Dr. Harcourt was not only a vigorous vigorous preacher and sii'cessful pastor but attained wuiress as an author Among bis books are "Rumbles Thru the Hiit-bii Hiit-bii Hiit-bii isles," "ltlHe and Growlh of Methodism Methodism on Stalen Island," "A Working Church," "The Standard American," "Dictionary and Home Cyclopedia," "Pulpit ami Pew," "The Future of Our Country," iind "The Issue of the Hour," While li. Han Fr.uuiseo Dr. Harcourt published "Tli" Great Conspiracy Against our Pubic Schools," In which he exposed existing evils. He arraigned arraigned the perpetrators mid aroused the people of that city to make a tboro investigation, which altered to a great extent the conditions complained of. Dr. Harcourt had traveled thru this country and Europe and sient a summer summer In Alas' , going thru the mining regions and ovr tho land, learning the (Continued on Page Two.; taken confronted asked letter. sented to look the previously guilt celved caslons, were to whom not at The ed at Hies case. Will Pal protege, New his the tho on April cellent secures champ, boys Moore 3 the conference, o'clock that Welsh the and he of the Packy the game Buch a O'Rourke have the Welsh ranged the the time, draw National. announced to 110 bout tho Pal training he will work till the Central lust he had tailing olllcers at San asked Sea national regard he said that Girt SEA

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