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sent fourteen denominations, twenty-eight states of the Union and nine foreign courn tries. During the year five students have gone to the foreign field—three to Africa and two to China. Denominations—Foreign Countries Baptist, Christian, Congregational, Epis copalian, Evangelical Free, Evangelical Lutheran, English Lutheran, German Luth eran, Methodist Episcopal, Nazarene. j Canada, Finland, Scotland, Norway, Ger many, England,. Japan, Netherlands, New Zealand. Former Occupations Architect, banker, bookkeeper, builder, bumboating, butcher, cabinetmaker, -carpen ter, clerk, cook, dairyman, dressmaker, farmer, fireman, fruit farmer, garment cut ter, grocery clerk, housework, jeweler, la dies’ companion, laundry, lawyer, music teacher, newspaper editor, newspaper agent and reporter, painter, photographer, piano salesman, private secretary, printer, prize fighter, sheet metal worker, stenographers, teachers, high school teachers. Mr. Mullen, in charge of the Yoke Fel low’s Hall and the Street Work, told of the wonders wrought by the Gospel in the con gested street meeting district, which is one of the most difficult fields in the country. Thousands of men congregate in this sec tion to air their grievances and exploit their .beliefs, and here thousands of men have listened to the story which never can lose its charm. Upon the street and in the hall hundreds of men have confessed Christ. The uniqueness of this work lies in the emphasis placed upon Bible teaching in all of the work. A Newsboys’ Sunday school, composed of over one hundred boys of for eign parentage, not one of whom had ever had a Testament or known a passage of Scripture, before coming to the school, is a feature of this work. Mr. R. C. Lewis gave a vivid account pf the work among the men in the shops and railway barns and of the follow-up work done by his wife, one of our Bible women, in the homes of the men who are reached ■by the Gospel messages. For hundreds of these men there is no other opportunity for
It has never had ^any entertainments. Nor any schemes for getting members. It has never sought to be popular. Never depended upon popular speakers. Never had a musical program. Never had office seeking members. Never has taken a collection. Never has had any dues. Never contracted any debts. Never pandered to any influence. Never sought to glorify itself. It has a definite statement of belief.. Every member subscribes to it It has had a definite object, and high ideals for its membership. It has always had a Bible lesson. Its spirit is evangelistic, and soul-saving its purpose. It has held hundreds of meetings, And has had hundreds of converts. It supports a missionary. And has had but one teacher. Our Fifth Anniversary The Anniversary exercises of the Insti tute were held in the auditorium of ‘the First M. E. Church, Sunday afternoon, June 1st. It was a family gathering of the officers, workers, students and friends. There was no attempt to magnify the work or glorify the Institute, but a practical dem onstration was given of the character and plan by which the Institute seeks to please the Lord in daily service and to add lustre to His glorious name. President Lyman Stewart presided. The Scripture lesson was read by Rev. A. B'. Prichard, our Vice-President, and prayer was offered by Mr. Giles Kellogg. No re port was presented by the Superintendent, but he called upon several of the depart ment leaders for a message. Rev. J. H. Hunter, Secretary of the Faculty, gave the following brief summary of the day classes: Total number of students enrolled in this period .....—......................... . 91 Enrolled during present (spring) term 81 Enrolled since beginning of Institute.—151 Students enrolled this past year repre It has had faithful officers. It has had praying members.
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