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Proceedings of the Thirtieth Anniversary at Cleveland, Ohio, 1902
			
sberhip with us. The representatives of St. John, Rev. T. Tim-
berlake and Brother J. W. Yatts, came forward and the Modera-
tor gave them the hand of fellowship welcoming them to all the
privileges of our body.
    The benediction was pronounced by Rev. J. T. Stewart.
Collection 30 cents.
                   WEDNESDAY, 7:30 P. M.
    Devotional services were conducted by Rev. R. C. Minor and
Hon. G. W. Hays.  The Moderator made mention of the recent
accident that came to the President of the U. S. and his party
near Lenox, Mass., upon which a special committee was appoint-
ed to draft suitable resolutions as the expression of this body
pertaining to the same. The committee consists of the following:
Hon. G. W. Hays, Prof. E. W. B. Curry, Rev. Dr. J. M. Riddle,
Rev. Dr. H. H. Mitchell, I. V. Bryant, H. C. Robinson, H. D.
Prowd and Rev. R. D. Grant.
     The choir rendered an excellent selection.  Scripture lesson
by Rev. M. Toomey, Prov. 4. Solo' "Life's Railroad to Heav-
en," Prof. Curry. Prayer, Rev. G. W. Jones.
     The Moderator in very fitting terms introduced the speaker
for the evening in the person of Rev. J. J. Jackson, of Cincinnati,
who delivered one of the most practical sermons on Christian
Education that we ever heard. Text, Proverbs 4, 7th verse;
theme, "Christian Education."  Outlines:  1st, the value of
wisdom; 2nd, we are urged to get wisdom; 3rd, understanding
the companion of wisdom; 4th, the purest of wisdom, the high-
est. He said that wisdom is knowledge reduced to practice. He
paid a tribute to the manly and successful efforts of the immortal
Lincoln and Grant to make the names that will ever live in the
hearts of the American people.
     His reference to the work of the Curry School was received
with welcome hearts. He spoke in commendable language of
the earnest and successful efforts of Prof. Curry to establish his
school, and predicted a bright future for this institution. Under-
standing is to know what you know. He mentioned the 74 schools
of our denomination. Rev. R. Boyd in the building of the Pub-
lishing House at Nashville, Tenn , was spoken of in fitting terms.
He closed with the climax that the "purest and highest wisdom
came from above." That we are to ever encourage an educated
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Proceedings of the Thirtieth Anniversary at Cleveland, Ohio, 1902


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