The Greentown Gem – 1915-09-30 - Page 1
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30, 1915. 111o. 5 • THE NEW MERIDIAN STR. Er.. i. CHRISTIAN CHURCH. THE GREEN TOWN SPECIAL SERVICE OF THE WESTERN NEWSPAPER UNION Porper For - 1- 17. People of '-_, G11* Estetrx7 Ilio- szsrarrel. only $ 1.00 Per Veacr. Twenty Second Year. Greentown. niiiana, Thursday, September EirE3- E. Et• lv Sher mails t, i1: 1Wi: ours tyme has tints hi, brush inn ( le haiete. son. Ile a • ']! r. d Inv., tie The W. C. T. U. The Dedication of the new Meri-dian Street Christian Church at Greentown, will take place on next Sunday, October 3rd. This an-nouncement will he received with much delight by those who for weeks and months, have been look-ing forward to the day, when such a magnificent church edifice would be finished. The holding of such a service as would be appropriate and befitting and also rejoice over the accomplishment of so great a task, means far more than mere words Call express. The last nail has been driven, the artist's brush has been ' laid aside, the seats add furnishings put in place, and as the noise of the busy mechanics have died away, the house is now in order to be dedicat-of the Master. The little couragious congregation has been victorious over many discouragements, and today as the reward for their faith-ful and untiring efforts, they have one of the prettiest and most modern church buildings in North-ern Indiana. Such a building is an honor to the membership, dud an ornament to the lb Greentown. Handsome and co lions as it is, nothing has ' itted which would be of I In every sense it is a ' here the com-fort s - se who may go al,. • hip there, have t ideration. Heath ' * ion are win range o' The of thb brick, laic tritnns• stone. vas „ squa— wer beat, crow calvary. TI of ce. it and also h. floor. ne handsome wo fitted '. th colored Art glass, and give- a . ch tone of light that rests the ti d or weary eye. The tone throw jut is in perfect harmony, blend. . g from the big front doors to the pulpit and the gallery. THE BASEMENT The 46x50 basement will supply a Sunday School room, has a 12x16 kitchen and sewing room for the 1 • dies aid society, and a wardrobe d rest room under the tower. In northwest corner is the furnace ht. l ug baptismal heater and coa ntrance to the base-line, e rear and also from the , vestibule. AUDITORIUM auditorium seats two an elevated floor and : fairs may be added when gk. The gallery in the rear lat, about 110, both being fur- Vvith handsome stained birch .1", e pulpit is in the north- ' sn lr and the baptismal im-in the rear of the pulpit, lured by curtains. A view , it and baptismal can be ither auditorium floor or the gallery. The choir box on the north side seats 26 and on the west end of same is a new piano which arrived this week. ' In the east of the choir box is a large cloak room, in which are provisions for caring for the wraps of the choir ladies and others. Over this room is a rest room or nursery reached from the gallery stairs, where women can take their children should they be-come fretful or wearisome. The entrance to the main auditorium is from either north or south stile front the front vestibule. Entrance to the gallery is on the north end, and a door is hung on the stairway to cut off entrance thereto when desired. On the northwest is the Sunday School library, pastor's study and two robing, rooms. Every coon, in vicled eat. Only a thorough inspectiot , f the building can tell one of its . npleteness. The pulpit furniture i of light oak with leath-er upholst, - ing. Nature., the dedication services Sunday w . attract a large crowd, not only iron the local community but from other places. The aid society ha made arrangements to serve c!' , in the basement for a nominal g ni. The program for the clay is given herewith. The en re cost of the Church building I furnishings will be be-tween ion- and twelve thousand dollars. • Entertained. Clar. and Mrs. Johnson enter-tined a miscellaneous shower turda r night in honor of Jesse Mrs. Nash. Mrs. Nash was Miss I McCoy, until two weeks ago. v relatives and friends were and many beautiful and Pesents were received. The s prettily decorated in pink d w' . s cut flowers and house plants. Ice cream and cake were served. ne guests wished the bride and groom many happy years of wedded life. The Grim Reaper. Mrs. Lyda A. Payton, aged HI years, died at her home on north Meridian street Friday evening, after an illness of several weeks. The funeral occurred front the Main street Christian church Sunday morning, of which she was a faith-ful member, conducted by the pas-tor, Rev. Kershner, followed by interment in the Greentown ceme-tery. Mrs. Daisy Osborn and S. C. Payton of this city survive her. Surprised. Miss Veda Evans was very much surprised Monday evening by some of her schoolmates, who called on her to remind her of her tenth birthday. The evening was spent in pulling taffy and playing games. Those present were: Thelma Sea-graves, Mary Burgett, Mildred Smeltzer, Evelyn Vandevencler, Veda Quick and Ethel Clark. (= i 1 1= 1 1 11 A Small Fire A spark from the kitchen fine, set the roof on lire at the home Of John T. McClain on west Main street Saturday forenoon, but the volunteers soon put out the blaze;- It required about seven hundred shingles to snake the repair. Had start and have been hard to fight. George Fennell of Stringtown, rolled a big plunker down the Gem soh ute - Monday morning. E. H. . Downey of Chestnut, 1111 nois, who has been visiting rela-tives in Rush county, arrived here Saturday for a visit with relatives, 1= 1 AP .0" Orchestra 1 1 Are Remodeling Building Blacklidge block, corner of Main and Meridian streets, occupied by the ! install., and the Peasley Bakery and Restaurant, is being worked over this week by C. H. S, ewarci of Kokomo, who is finish-in^ the same in imitation stone e wear of years. Rev. A. S. Wooton, east of town gone to Washington, 1). C. to o fait his son, Paul and farnily. L. 11. and Mrs. Winslow of To-lel o, Ohio, are spending the week w' th G. W. Smith and family, and w- 11 attend the dedication Sunday. GET TOGETHER CONVENTION GREENTOWN OCTOBER 8- 10 The twenty- third anniversary get-- together convention of Indiana Christian Endeavor Union, Kokomo Opening song service— led by Mrs. " Iter Cahill ' Devotional Mnatc— Orchestra Piano solo— Virgil Miller Reading— Landon Carter Music— Orchestra Vocal solo— Mrs. Hattie Symons Piano solo — Mrs. Ernest Wood-nmnsee Music— Orchestra Reading— Mrs. C. L. Dunlap Violin solo— Dagmer Miller Reacting— Margueritte Lewellen Tuba solo— Bert Ackley Piano solo— Norville Lindley Music— Orchestra Reception of delegates. SATURDAY MORNING, . Presiding— Mrs. Clyde Hunsinger. Song service and Devotional Our district— F. L. Koenig Expert class. Business session. Expert class. Closing service. SATURDAY AFTERNOON Leader— Fred Beebe Song service and Devotional C. E. Conference— F. L. Koenig Expert class. Tenth legion and quiet hour— Miss Wood Address— Rev. M. K. Richardson Expert examination Junior service at U. B. church for children in charge of Mrs. F. L. Koenig SATURDAY EVENING Leader— Mrs. Ernest Ray Song service— led by Mrs. Walter Devotional Special music— Quartette Reacting— Mrs. Clarence McQuis-ton Special music Addressliev. Carpenter Closing services. SUNDAY MORNING SUNDAY AFTERNOON Leader— Walter Reynolds Song service and Devotional NEW MERIDIAN STREET CHRISTIAN CHURCH TO BE DEDICATED SUNDAY After Weeks and Months of Labor and Hustle, A Fine New Church Building Has Been Completed and Congregation Will Have A Substantial Home For Worship. BIG SERVICES PLANNED NH IDE DAV AND EVENING The Building Both Handsome and Substantial and The Cost Complete Will Be Over $ 10,000.00. Modern In Every Way. Heating, Lighting and Ventilating Perfect. PROGRAMME Of the Dedication Services of the Meridian Street Christian Church at Greentown, Indiana, Sunday, October 3rd, 1915. MORNING SERVICE Lord's Day, October 3rd, 9: 30 A. M. Prayer Music Reading of the Lesson. Chemically Illustrated Address Geo. L Snively, Lewiston, Ill. Invitation, No. 280. Adjournment of Bible School for : Di. ■ ' cati 11. Music Opening Song, No. 127, " We shall see the King some day." Supt. James Petro Men's Sextette Orchestra . A DoxUiorgY, " Praise God from wiil: ff'flus aiming's Invocation and Edwards, Martinsville, Ind. Hymn Number 273, " Nearer My Go,, To Thee." Scripture Reacting Geo. L. Snively Anthem M. E. Church Choir Sermon, " Fundamentals of Our Faith" Geo. L. Snively Invitation Hymn, No. 237, " Almost Persuaded." Adjournment for dinner. Hot Chicken Dinner served in basement of church by The Ladies Aid Society, 25 cents a meal, children 15c. Lunch counter at the rear of the church. UNION MEMORIAL SERVICE, 2: 30 P. M. Hymn Number 2- 17, " I- Love Thy Kingdom, Lord." Scripture Lesson, Heb. 11: 17- 31 A. W. Havens, Kokomo Solo, Selected Georgia Frantz, Swayzee, Edna Bagwell, Pianist Prayer David H. Shields of The : slain St. Christian Church, Kokomo Male Quartette, Selected By U. B. Church Communion Hymn, No. 276, " Jesus Lover of My Soul" By Organist Lord's Supper. Congregational Singing, Number Selected. Congratulatory and Memorial Address Rev. W. Franklin of the U. B. Church Hymn Number 257, " Blest Be The ' Pies." Benediction. EVENING SERVICE, 7: 30 Hymn Number 264, " Jesus Paid It AR" Congregation Prayer Quartette Mixed Vokces from the Different Churches Scripture Reading Duet. Misses Mary and Nellie Landrum of Friends Church Sermon, " Immortality" Geo. L. Snively, Lewiston, 111. Invocation Ilymn, No. 253, " Jesus II Tenderly Calling Thee Home." Presentation of Keys __ James Petro, Chairman of Building Committee Acceptance of Keys A. A. Honeywell For Board of Trustees Dedication Vows led by A. C. Patton, Kokomo, and Response by the Congregation. Benediction. 1= 1 the fire not been discovered early, skive.), a finish that is becoming to it would soon have gotten a good a brick building which has shown piktur I', Utt shone Jolliet ■ Ituntriir ctr 4, I.,' T air sent, woanit, date ', tour ! tains to g ut, „,)„„,,,., iv ( ii , ,.„„, ,,,„„ The Twenty- third Anniversary npu. Ahem! Vyne Of Kokomo District C. E. Union To Meet At The women of the Howard itonety W. C. T. 11. met in convention at Kokomo last week in the Mai, street M. E. church. On Me first dbya y the devotions were ... Meted Counties of Grant, Howard, TheM w" e. l cMomale' Ya d" di" re ossf N" V" a'" s jgaivvei'nd b". y Miami and Wabash To Be Airs. Ida Mix, county president. Represented. Program. Responses were given by local pres-idents from Kokomo. Smith Koko-mo, Rnssiaville, Sycamore : uld ', airfield unions. Committees were ihrinted for the aonvention, Presi, ' ieporters and entertainment com-mittee. Mrs. Ida Wygant bible reading from the 15th chat riot, will be held here next of J oh n , a veery instr u ctiv e I eg e „ s_ ' Neek, October 8, 9, 10th. The coun-The morning session closed by ties of Grant, Howard, Miami and et i ng " Noon tide Song " aannd ha v i n oontide prayer. Wabash will be represented. The n , V „::. 4Urogtain tor the three days is as In the afternoon Mrs. Setif ollows: Powell gave the devotions fron• ,- FRIDAY AFTERNOON • 91st Psalm, followed by reports, Welcome and Registration of the the different county superintendent delegates. Mrs. Kate Keck told of the need instruction to the foreign speak' FRIDAY EVENING people. This was followed by a Led by Mrs. W.- C. Denney. ses, jon of 1,11.1C among the cold. race. Mrs. Ha Wygatit gave rep I on eoral 641110, ati , m, white, Mrs. Mary Mast; stipexim, eedek, liesimese--- Mrs . L. Kueufr6 juvenile court, industrial education and anti- child labor, pointed out the fact that there were seventy- one rooms where children were being schooled in Kol, otno and nearly every school had a manual training department. Mrs. Ella Watson, con-test superintendent of New London Union, stated that she had held eighteen contests the past year. Clay Thompson, a . 11101111 ber of her class, gave a reading which was well received. Other superintend-. onus followed with their reports. Res'. Stith of Ritssiaville gave an address on Sabbath observance. This concluded the program for the day. Sunrise prayer meeting— led by The second day session of the Rev. R. E. Wearley convention opened at 9: 30 and devo-tions by Mrs. Mary Criss. Commit-tee on revising constitution and by-laws gave a report, which was ac-cepted. l'rayer was offered by Mrs. Sharp and Mrs. Hopkins. The fol-lowing officers were elected: President— Mrs. Lila M. Mix Vice- Pres.— Mrs. Ida Hopkins Cur. Sec'y.— Miss Amanda Turner Rec. Sec.— Miss ° ma Ball Treasurer— Mrs. Estella Albright L. T. L. Sec.— Mrs. Martha Rich-ards Y. P. B. Sec.— Mrs. Isadore Ball Morning session closed with noon-tide prayer. In the afternoon devotions were conducted by Mrs. Isadore Ball, reading the crusade Psalm. A short memoriam was had at this time, paying tribute to the memory of Aunt Jennie Wooton and Mrs. Mary P. Scott. Rev. Sprague talked on the subject: What can we do for better conditions in our country'' stating that we should agitate, edu-cate and evangelize and help en-force the laws we now have. Russell Parker gave a reading which was appreciated. Mrs. Dan-ner followed with a paper giving the history of Wornans Suffrage for many years. Mrs. Emma Willcutts . Sunrise prayer meeting— led by opened the discussion. Mrs. Lucile Rev. H. W. Franklin McQuiston gave a reading entitled, Sunday School at the churches. The Value of Woman's Ballot. Mrs. Church services at different church- Sadie Showalter presented the sub- es. jest of anti- narcotics. Mrs. Samse gave a physical culture drill and Miss Jessie Albright told how to in-terest the young people in the L. T. L. Convention closed with prayer. Continued ou page 4, column 2.
|Title||The Greentown Gem - 1915-09-30|
|Subject, Local||Greentown, Howard County (Ind.)|
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Local News depicting eastern Howard County in Indiana.
Headlines: New Meridian Street Christian Church To Be Dedicated Sunday; Get Together Convention, Twenty Third Anniversary of Kokomo District C. E. Union To Meet At Greentown October 8-10
|Contributors||Kokomo-Howard County Public Library; Greentown Historical Society|
|Source||Original newspaper: The Greentown Gem, September 30, 1915|
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|Title||The Greentown Gem – 1915-09-30 - Page 1|