PLAIN TALKS ON CHURCH ENTERTAINMENTS.
(This is the first of a series of talks on this subject by Rev. J. W.
Hall, Louisville, Ky. We commend the earnest and forcible style
in which the writer enforces his views.--Ed.)
THE NAME GOD IN A DOZEN AFRICAN LANGUAGES.
l Eboe, Abara-beke.
2. Mendi, Gewoh...
3 Sherbro, Haba-tukeh.
4. Aku, Oloru.
5 Temne, Kroomasaba.
6 Kroo, Ngesooa.
7 Pessah, Rala.
8 Bassa, Gra-poor.
9 Vye, Canbah.
10 Congo, Pembah.
11 Tusu, Alla.
12 Gorah, Daiah.
The clause "The Lord said unto Moses"--in four African languages:
1 Temne, O Rabbu o pa ka Musa.
2 Yoruba, O lorum o so fun Musa, or Olorun o wikpe lodo Musa.
3 Medi, Gewcoh yeh Musah mah.
4 Sherbro, Haba-tukeh or hor Mosisy lane.
--J. FRITZ in The New Africa.
According to the figures of Dr. E. M. Bliss in the Independent, we
had in 1890 a total religious membership of 20,632,456; in 1900, we had
28,241,201, being a gain of 7,608,745 souls, or 32 per cent.