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and delusion goes on, until, in many | not somebody else discover that bread instances, the infatuation tyrannises is poisonous, and cold water deadly? over the victim with an irresistible There is room also for some enthusiast respotism.” Think of this, ye lovers to get up an Anti-bread-and-butter of Hyson and Souchong! Why does | Association. Where is the man?
On Friday, April 11, which was a real | pledged themselves to raise £1,000 if Good Friday at the Orphanage, the mothers | possible, for our New College home. We and friends of the boys came to tea, and trust their churches will be hearty in the were most happy and delighted. The effort, for there is great need, and we boys sang, and the President talked to trust they will not fail to help. Our work the boys, and then tried to administer is for God's glory, and not for self. comfort to their widowed mothers, speak- Surely believers will generously take it ing to them of faith in God, and of his up, especially those whose pastors have faithfulness to all who trust in him. That been educated by the institution. venerable man, Mr. Moffat, was there,
The Butchers' Annual Festival was and after expressing his pleasure at all he
| held in the Tabernacle, April 15th: Mr. saw, he talked in the most interesting
C. H. Spurgeon in the chair. A large manner to the lads, who will never forget
number of the meat salesmen and master his good advice and the pleasing stories
butchers were present. About 1,200 men which he told them. It was a great
were regaled with a meat supper, and delight to hear that grand old man speak
were afterwards addressed by Messrs. H. ing to children as cheerily as if the dew
Varley, W. Cuff, and c. 8. Spurgeon. of his youth was still upon him.
It was a noble opportunity for proclaimThe London Baptist Association quarierly meeting was held at Mr. Varley's,
ing the gospel. A splendid Bible was
presented to Mr. Varley, as a token of Notting Hill, but the small attendance of
the gratitude of the butchers' men and ministers was very discouraging. Mr. the
| the market porters. The result of these Varley has erected a noble structure, and
annual gatherings is observable in the his schools are so large as to be second to
improved moral tone of those employed in none in the metropolis. It was a great
the markets. The effort is a noble one, and pleasure to see how largely the Lord has
we wish it could be extended to other blessed him. Mr. J. A. Spurgeon, the
trades. President for the year, ably presided. The evening meeting, with the communion,
On Wednesday, April 16th, the last of was a hallowed season. God bless the
the opening services of Victoria Chapel, London Association, and maintain and in
Wandsworth Road, was conducted by Mr. crease its vital energy.
C. H. Spurgeon. The evening meeting The College Conference was a holy fes
was a warm-hearted and enthusiastic one. tiral, altogether unequalled in our expe
and gave promise that the new effort will rience. The attendance was numerous,
be as successful as others which have and the spirit was warm, devotional, and
gone before. We commend Mr. Henderfull of promise The friends at the son, the minister, to the best sympathies Tabernacle entertained all comers, show
of all our friends in the neighbourhood. ing hospitality without grudging, for In answer to many enquiries we beg to which we thank them heartily. The state that we have been offered by an ex. amount raised at the supper, £1,900, was cellent American firm the sum of £5,000 larger than ever, and the enthusiasm of for twenty-five lectures, or at the rate of friends was equal to anything we have | £200 per lecture. Further arrangements ever seen. The brethren assembled heard are also to be made for one hundred or papers read by their brethren which were more lectures, as may be mutually agreed. all profitable and able. Most of them will We have declined these liberal proposals be inserted in the “Sword and the Trowel,” solely because our work is to preach the but it will take time, as we can only give l gospel and not to lecture. We lecture space for them by degrees, for we have now and then for some object which to consult variety in our articles. We | pressingly needs help, but never for perbless the name of the Lord for this year's sonal gain. Although the remuneration happy gathering. The ministers assembled offered is very far beyond anything our
beloved people are ever likely to give us, we will send us prompt assistance. Direct prefer to live of the gospel, according to to C. H. Spurgeon, Nightingale Lane, our Lord's words, rather than to use the Clapham. Lord's time for earning money for our The walls of the new chapel at Balham own purse. If it be said that we might begin to appear above the ground, and the build our College with the money, we memorial stone will be laid in June. More reply that is true; but we feel that our than £1,000 has been subscribed, in addiCollege, which is our own work, should tion to the grant of the London Baptist be built by our own friends. We should Association. not like it to be said that we had to cross The Collectors' meeting at the Orphanthe Atlantic to build our College House age, April 22, was a joyful one. More than because British Christians could not or £180 was brought in. Could not more of would not do it. If all who believe in our young friends take cards or boxes, and our work will lend a hand, the matter will so help the orphans ? soon be accomplisbed. Those who have Baptisms at Metropolitan Tabernacle judged us faithful will greatly encourage by Mr. J. A. Spurgeon:-March 24th, us if, in this most needful enterprise, they nine; March 27th, fifteen.
Pastors' College, Metropolitan Tabernacle.
R. J. May
Per Mr. T. Middleton". ... ... 1000
... ... 15 0
... 1 0 0
Statement of Receipts from March 20th to April 19th, 1873.
£ s. d. / A. T. H.
.. 1 15 6 Mr. R. J. May Rev. T. King
5 0 0 Miss Virtue...
Miss R. Virtue
Mr. G. Pedley
Mr. Mills ... Mr. Gordon
Mrs. J. W. Brown ... Mr. Middleton
Mr. E. H. Brown.. Mr. Middleton
Mr. Budgett... Mrs. Middleton
0 5 0
A Friend ... Mr. J. Middleton
Mr. J. Edwards
Mr. T. Hubbuck Mrs. Hare
Mr. J. Watchurst
3 0 0 Mr. J. Woodward
W . W . ... ... ... Mrs. T.
100 00 Mr. Tubby ... Mr. G. Moore
5000 The Misses Dransfield Mr. R. A. James
Mr. J. Finch Miss Maxwell
0 100 Mr. H. Read Mr. S. Thomson
10 Mr. C. Russell Mrs. Stevenson
101 Mr. J.B. Mead J, H, W.
Mr. W. Rea ... R. P....
Mrs. Rea ... Mr. Daintree
Mr. C. Taylor Mr. H. Matheson ... ...
Mr. and Mrs. Marsh Mr. Toler ...
Mr. and Mrs. Marsh, Jun. Mrs. Toller ...
100 Messrs. W. T. Marsh and Sons... Collected by Mr. R. Mills
Mr. Matherson ... Miss Nay and Friends
Mr. and Mrs. Alldis . Mr. J. Deverell
A Friend from the Count Mr. S. Chew...
Rev. T, Handford .. Mr. Pettifer...
Rev. D. Gracey ... Captain H. M.
Rev, A. Fergusson A. G. P. .
Rev. G, Rogers A Friend
Mr. Isaac Rogers ... Mr. Whittaker ...
Mr. W. R. Selway Mr. W. Dunn
2 2 0
Mr. R. Evans
Mr. Priest... Mr. Edwards
Mr. P. Gordon Mr. McArthur, M.P.
10.10 0 W.F. W. ul. G. Fitch
10 Mr. W. c. Straker... : Mr. E. Heritage
50 A Friend .. Mr. R Harris
Mr. B. A. Woollard Mr. Padgett...
500 Mr. H. Hadland Mr. J. P. Bacon
0 0 1 Mr. D. Greenaway Mr. and Mrs. Green
3 3 0 1 Mr. Creasey... Mr. D. Church
2 2 0 Rev. J. A. Spurgeon Mr. W. Thomas
Mrs. J. A. Spurgeon Mr. J, Duncan
Mr. and Mrs. Moffat A Friend, per Mr. Duncan
Mrs. Allder ...
Mr. J. W. Brown ...
Mr. R. May...
Mr. ad Mismith Smith
Mr. J. Waylen
s. d. 1
Miss Z. Cook
Mr. and Mrs. J. Benson ... 2 0 Mr. W. Higgs, Junr. 2 0 Miss Higgs ...
Miss Louisa Higgs
Mr. Harry Boot 0 0 Mr. and Mrs. Cockrell... 10 Mr. C. Davies 1 0 M. M., Quebec 1 0 Mr. J. Mac1 Mrs. Bartlett's Class 15 0 Mr. and Mrs. Spurgeon 0 Dr. Gervis ..
Mrs. Webb .. 2 0
Mr. Ball 0 0 Mr. J. Ball 2 0
A Friend, per Mr.
1 1 1
Mr. F. R. Rim..
5 00 1 0 0 100 3 150 3 3 @ 1 0 0 500
Rev. 4. &
are on WO
Rev. V. J. Charlesworth... J.L. K. Mr. J. Mills... Mr. Neville ... Mr. Vickery E. C. ... Mr. and Mrs. Hale Mr. C. Mace... Miss Payne ... ... Mrs, Payne Mr. and Mrs. Temple Mr. and Mrs. Carr Mr. and Mrs. II. Olney .... Mr. J. Norton . Miss Florence Olney Mr. W. Smith Mr. and Mrs. Thorne Mrs. Ellwood Mr. and Mrs. Potier Mr. T. P. Fisher ... Mr. W. C. Harvey Mr. W. L. Giles. Mr. W.R. Huntly Mr. E. P. Fisher Mr. J. B. Howard Nr. Redman T. T. and Friend Mrs. E. Hill Mr. T. H, Cook Mrs. Fox Mr. W. J. Mills Mr. T. H. Olney Mr. W. B. Fisher ... Mr. A. W. Fisher ... Mr. A. H. Baynes Miss Bigwood Mr. W. W. Baynes Mr. J. S. McMaster Dr. Under hill Mr. Hellier ... Mr. A. Wilson ! ... Mr. J. Wilson Mrs. Cook Mr. J. J. Cod Mr. C. P. Carpenter Miss Julia Carpenter Mr. W. Mills
50 e 20 00 0 10 6 2 100 5 00 050 5 00 0 13 9
Mr. W. R. Rickett
Mr. G. Startin
Mr. and Mrs. Murrell
Mr. W. Olney
J. Passmore, jun, ... 1 1 0 Miss Passmore 1 1 0 | Miss Lilly Passmore
Mr. Priestley 3 3 Mr. Galloway
Mr. A. Cameron
Mr. E, F. Lancaster 3 30 S. S. S.
Mr. Davies ... 2 0 0 1 Mr. Raines ... 3 3 0 J. S, ...
Mr. C. H. Goode
Rev. T. W. Medhurst'... 2 2 0 Collection at Monkwearmont 10 00
E, S. Neale .. 3 3 0 2 2 0 Jackson
0 0 2 2 0
Collection at Sevenoaks, per "Rev. I
Collection at Lochee, per Rev. I. 10 7 7 Collected at Thetford "by Rev. J. Mr. Fyson
Welton: Mr. Doggett
Collection at Cornwall Road Sunday
School, Brixton, per Rev. D. Asquith
Rev. J. Malins
J. T. Overs
0 100 Mr. E. Edgeley
0 10 0 Mr. S. H. Cowell
100 Miss Ererett
050 Mr. J. Neve ...
10 Mr. C. Clarke
050 Mr. J. Cooper
050 Miss M. Everett Mr. W. Wade
.. 0 10 0 M. W. Taylor
05 0 Mr. W. Bayley
... 0 5 0 Collected, per Rev. J. Spanswick
3 0 0
£ s. d. Collection at Deptford, per Rev. D.
2 7 4
50C Friends at Whitstable, per Rer. G. Stanley ...
0 10 G Collection at Haddenham, per Rev. I. Smith
10 0 Kincs Cross Collection at Vernon Kings Cross
.. 200 ! Collection at Bromley, per Rev. Tessier 0 0 Collected at Winslow, per Rev. John
50 E. B. ..
2 0 F. B.
- 1 3 6
30 400 5 April 6 41 16 7
, 13 36 7 0
Rev C. Evans
£ s. s.
Whale ding, Seun
Mr. J. Nutsey
Statement of Receipts from March 20th to April 19th, 1873.
£ $. d. 1 Mrs. Rutherford
0 6 6 Sunday School, Haddenham, per. Mr. J.S. ...
J. Smith Mrs. Carruthers
5 0 thers.
0 ... ...
H. A. Miss L. Maxwell
0) 100 Collected at Ipswich, per Rev. W. Mrs. Parsons, per Mr. G. B. Simpson... 1 1 0 Mr. Patterson 0 100 Mr. J. Gooding, Senr.
0 26 Mr. T. Young, per Mr. F. Cockrell ... 0) 100 Mr. J. Gooding, Jun. A. T. H.
0 Mr. R. Smith ...
0 5 0 A. Friend, per Rev: T. King
o Mr. W. Archer
0 5 0 Late Mrs. Whittemore, per Rev. W. A.
Mr. R. Girling Blake
Mr. W. Foulger Mr. John Gordon ...
0 Miss Daines
Mr. S. H. Cowell J.H. W.
0 Mr. J. May, Jun.
0 10 0 J. and E. Sangster
0 10 6 Mr. E. Oxborrow, Senr. ...
Master W. Carter R. P....
100 Children at Ela Lane Sunday School...
A Friend per Rev. G. Bowler Miss Katie Turnbull
by 3 6 Mrs. Armitage Sale of Watch...
Lectures at Waterbeach, per Rev. A. 100
J. P. .. Misa Nay and Friends
0 15 0 Mr. W. Rani Part of Thanksoffering Service, per Rev.
J. W. B. A. A. Rees
16 0 0 Mr. Ford .
100 Mr. Fyson, per Rev. J. Welton... Captain H. M. .
2 10 0 M. M., Quebec Every Little Helps
O 3 4 Rev. J. Smith Per Rev. W. E. Lynn
Mr. D. Macpherson ... 010 0
Mrs. Field ... Francis M. Lym's box
J. A. S. 100 Mr. Pegg 2 0 0
Mr. J. Willia
0 10 0 J. B. C. A Widow's Mite ...
0 5 0 Thanköffering, per Rev. Ä. A. Rees
0911 A. B.... Eythorne and Ashley Sunday Schools,
J. D. ... per Mr. Marshall
2 4 0 Mr. Galloway ... ... 7 10 01 W. W. and Daughter ..
4 60 0 10 0
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1 0 0 0 5 0 0 10 0
10 0 05 0
Mr. E. B, Sargeant
£ s. d. Baptist Church, Nottingham Road,
Collected at Children's Service, per Mr. Upper Tooting ...
ś 0 0
Davis Mrs. C. and Friends
Miss Choat ...
. 0 10 0 Mr. A. Cameron ...
Mrs. Abbott J. M.G. ...
Miss Walker Mr. R. Hughes
Annual Subscriptions :W. A. M. ...
Per Mrs. Withers :H. H....
Mr. J. Huntley...
.. ... 2 0 0 Mr. C. Jayne
Mr, J. 0. Cooper Quarterly Subscriptions collected by
Mr. W. Moore Mrs. Salisbury and Mrs. Sibery at
Mr. R. Oakshett
0 5 0 Brockley Road, New Cross ...
Mr. J. Withers (q
0 5 0 Mrs. Harper
30 Per F. R. T.:Mrs. McArthur, Barbric
Miss Humphries per Mr. D. McArthur ...
10 0 0
... ... 0 5 0
- 0 10 0 T. T. ... ... 0 2 6 | Mr. R. Harding ... ... ...
.. 1 1 0 A Country Minister
0 3 0 Mrs. Ewers, per Mr. J. Manchester ... 10 10 0
£143 17 8 General Dalzell
... ... **.
... 2 0 0 Mrs. Bourne's Bible Class
1ole Class ... ... 1011 List of Presents for the Orphanage.-PROVISIONS :-Box of Sago, Anon, ; 120 Eggs, Miss Janet Ward : Box ditto, Mr. Potier; small Cask of Butter, Mr. Phillips.
CLOTHING, KTC.:-Parcel of Shirts, etc., G. and J. Shepherd. Bacud : 4 Cotton Shirts. Mr. Eley, Kelvedon ; 21 Flannel ditto, North Brixton Hall Ladies' Working Association; Parcel for Sale Room, Mrs. Easty, Ipswich; small' Box of Articles, A. James, Newport Pagnall; 12 Cotton Shirts, Bromley Baptist Chapel Dorcas Society. GENERAL :-Garden Roller, Mr. Vickery ; Foot Ball, Mr. Zimmerman.
Donations :-Party of Americans, £1; Collecting Card, Master Shilling, £1; ditto, Miss Ransor, 3s. 1d. ; ditto, Miss Oraggs, 3s. 5d.-Total, £2 6s. 6d.
Error last month, 9 Bags of Vegetables, Mr. Liddiard, Wantage.
Statement of Receipts from March 20th to April 19th, 1873.
S s. d.
1 J. P. F. . Miss Marshall
| A Friend . A Grateful Soul
1 0 0 Mr. J. Gardi Mr. H, Hobson
H. . . Mr. R. A. James
Mrs. Dix Mrs. Allder...
Rev. J. Teague Mr. Horniman
Mrs. Grace ... Mr. G. Martina
J. D. ... ... Mr. and Mrs. Higgs
Mr. Anden. Mr. and Mrs. Cockrell
Mr. D. Keely
Mr. and Mrs. Alldis
T. V.T, ...
0000 0 1 0