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Her Chicago h'rst and isli- but works. neighbors and, for was real so up partook a " f u n n y "bread in progress the nice delegates, representing 17 townships, and proved to be very profitable and instructive. Mr. D. B. Allen, of Covert, Vice President of the State Sunday School Association, was present anil added much to the interest. The topics presented were all extremely well handled handled and showed that great care had taken in their preparation. A Sunday School map of the County, showing "Our Field," was in plain during the session, and a wish was expressed that at our next Convention the map would show not only many schools, but also a star (showing township township organization) over every township in the county. The Convention must result in giving new life and energy to the Sunday School work all over the county, and will, be remembered with pleasure by those who were present. OBDEB OF EXEBCISES: T1IUKSDAY. 10:30 a. m.--Convention assembled and was called to order by the President, President, Geo. Parsons, of \Vatervliet, when a devotional meeting was held, led by L. L. Sutherland. An address of welcome welcome was then made by J. W. Hart, w h i c h was responded to by Bev. Parrey and others. 2:00 p. m.-Reports were received from the Sunday Schools represented. 3:00 p. m.-- How can we make our County Organization more- Effective-presented Effective-presented by Bev. G. W. Gosling. 4:00 p. m.--Township Organization, llo\v Secured, by V. A. Shankland ; followed by discussion. 7:00]).m.--Children's meeting, addressed addressed by Revs. M. M. Callen, A. S. Wood and M. M. M a r t i n , followed w chalk t a l k from Mr. Wm. P. Ward. 8:00 p. m . -- W h a t are, the a Successful Sunday School, presented by D. B. A l i e n . F R I D A Y . 9:00 a. m.--Devotion exercises, led by W. W. Cooper. 9:30 a. m.--The S u n d a y School for n e x t seven years; Its d e m a n opportunities, by Geo. S. Clapp, followed followed by discussion. 10:00a. m.--Every day work for the Sunday School, by L. L. Sutherland, followed w i t h discussion. 11:00 a. m.--Business m e e t i n g , which the following were elected officers for the ensuing year : President--Geo. Parsons. Vice Presidents--A. R. Nowlen, Benton Benton ; A. IN. Woodruff, B a i n b r i d N o r m a n N i m m s , ' B e r r i Howe, B e r t r a n d ; W. A. f.hamur, C. C. Slierill, O h i k a m i Chilson.Galien ; L. W. Buggies, Hagar: Bev. P. B. Parrey, Lake; Frank Haskins, Haskins, Lincoln ; H. C. Crosby, N'ew Buffalo ; J. D. Greeunamyer, N i l e s D. Esseck. Oronoko ; C. Jennings, Pipestone; R. D. Collier, Hoyalton ; Joshua Chatterson, Three Oaks ; Geo. Parsons, W a t e r v l e i t ; S. P. Bryant, Secretary--E. K, Warren. Assistant Secretary--James Baley. Treasurer--Miss Helen Cooliclge. Executive Committee--J. W. Hart. L. S. Gillette, L. B. Murquissee. A resolution of t h a n k s was to C. M. Lawler and A. M. Nichols, the Chic.ugo and West Michigan Bail- road, for courtesies to delegates. 2:00 p. m.--Devotional, led by Bev. E. A. W h i t w a m . 2:30 p. m.--Evergreen Schools, opened by E. D. "Rundell, followed with earnest discussion. 8:00 p. m.-- How can we make our schools more attractive, by J. li. Hill. 3':30 p. m.--Convention was formed into a Teachers' meeting, conducted D. B. Allen, and lesson for Feb. 15Ui s t u d i e d . E v e n i n g session opened by Kev. Snashall. 7:30 p. in.--When shall I be old enough to leave Sunday School, by J. W. Hurt. 8:00 p. in.--How to teach so as to souls to Christ, by E. D. Kundell. The closing theme, "What have I learned at this Convention that will be of benelit to me," was responded to number of the delegates present, who expressed themselves as having learned ninny valuable lessons for f u t u r e W. W. Cooper in a few well chosen words stiicl that the people of St. Joseph were t h a n k f u l that the been held there, and that they felt profited by it. A standing i n v i t a t i then extended to the Association to come again to St. Joseph whenever advisable. advisable. On motion of Mr. Gillette, the delegates delegates voted their thanks to the people of St. Joseph for the k i n d welcome generous entertaimnentextencled t h e A f t e r s i n g i n g "Blest be the binds," the Convention was dismissed by benediction by Rev. M. M. Callen. Tbe following is a, list of the delegates present: B e n t o n -- R e v . 13. A. W h i Baley, J o h n \V. Ilerr. M. A. Knssell. M i l l e r , A. C. C a r m i c h a l . Mrs. Ciinnichael, Mrs. Kice, Rev. Mr. Snasball, Mrs. 11. W. M i l l e r , C. E. Kcuves, Edwards, Miss May Clark, Miss Lizzie Pul- k'li, Mrs. J o h n McDi-arinan, .Mrs. I. T. J. Wade, Mrs. Hart, Chas. E. Hilton, ami Mrs. \ 7 . A. Shank land, Mrs. Willey, Mr. Olawson, Mr. Peasley, J. JI. Dareh wife, A. U. N o w l e n , Mrs. C. E. V A. Ooates, Kev. I. A l i w o r t b , Prank Mrs. E. II. Kelle.y, L. E. Canfielcl, D. Kai-np. Uainbridge-A.E. Stiles, Mrs, Jane Nobles, A. M. and Mrs. Woodrult, Win. Woodruff. Chikaming-C. O. Jeffries, J. A. and Mrs, W i l k i n s o n , Miss J L i l l i e Nolan, Win. Itobinson. Fred. Haisley. Gallon-- T. N. Chilson. llagar--Frank Edenborongh. Lake--Kev. P. B. Parrey, Ambrose S, Wight, Miss S. L. Bartholomew. Lincoln--Wm. Johnson, A. L. Wells, E. Smith, E. D. liinidell, Matthias Miss Ellen K. Crosby. Nilus--L. S. Gillette, E. A. Randall, Mise Helen Coolidge, Mrs. M. E. Barrett. Oronoko--Mrs. I-I. O. Howe, Mrs. H. S. j Anderson, Win. Reynolds, Mrs. David Essick, Essick, Mrs. E. 1). Cooke. Itoyp.l ton--Ansel Scott, H. D. Collier, Mrs. A. Fin-tor. Pipcstone--Clias. D. Jennings. St. Joseph--W. W. Cooper. Geo. S. Clapp, Kev. Jf. M. Callen,*Samuul J. Stephens, J o h n w. Hart. Mrs. James Forbes, Miss Jennie Clapp, Miss Sibley, Kev. A. S. Wood, J o h n JI. Lee, Wm, Smith, MontgomeryJShep- ard, L. L. Sutherland, J. K. Heartt, Mrs, C. Fyt'o, Miss Sarah Sutherland, Mrs. L. Collins, MissII. Plerson. Three Oaks--Joshua Chatterson, J. R, H i l l , D. Chccney, John Bnrkart, Rev. Martin, Miss Flora Eby, Miss Belle Chamberlain, Chamberlain, Miss Jennie and E. K.Warren. Watervliet-- Geo. Parsons, Rev. G. w. from to has danger. A the the of eral Sabbath L. coming evening, nineteen purpose The A from during by and to A here as some belonging and injured lady day, so of the bug, some the At Janu a t h 32 as the thousand the resolution by l a said for matter to and, Supervisors, the al now, of and at per par purchasing necessary thereon, the the as and From "-"We the t h week From I vs. payment the the was From t soon Kent boarding From on he of

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  1. St Joseph Herald,
  2. 21 Feb 1880, Sat,
  3. Page 3

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