History of the American Negro and His Institutions, Volume 3

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Arthur Bunyan Caldwell
A. B. Caldwell publishing Company, 1919 - African Americans

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Page 555 - More things are wrought by prayer Than this world dreams of. Wherefore, let thy voice Rise like a fountain for me night and day. For what are men better than sheep or goats That nourish a blind life within the brain, If, knowing God, they lift not hands of prayer Both for themselves and those who call them friend? For so the whole round earth is every way Bound by gold chains about the feet of God.
Page 118 - In politics he is a Republican. He is a member of the Committee on State Prison.
Page 341 - Swift said, a great many years ago, of the man who made two blades of grass grow where but one grew before —
Page 98 - ... all organized labor to lend a hand in this praiseworthy undertaking by purchasing Los Angeles Labor Temple stock and voting it in such a manner that the best possible representatives may be selected to carry on the work. The Los Angeles Labor Temple is a seven-story brick and steel building located right in the heart of the business section of the city and is valued at $350,000. Only 94,000 shares have been sold to date. The stock is $1.50 per share and the voting strength is cumulative — the...
Page 573 - ... for one year. At the end of that time he went to Copenhagen, in Denmark, where he entered the Royal Veterinary College of that city.
Page 420 - In the autumn of that year he was ordained to the full work of the ministry by the Presbytery of Missouri, which met at Olivet Church, in Callaway County.
Page 239 - Ashbery, and the very great esteem in which he is held, not only by his own congregation, but by the town generally.
Page 190 - God increase in their fruits, till at length the happy time shall arrive, when the kingdoms of this world shall become the kingdom of the Lord and his anointed.
Page 475 - September of the same year he was ordained to the full work of the ministry, by the Executive Board of the Beaver Creek Association.
Page 140 - ... team and prairie schooner from the East and settling upon almost unbroken land with no prospect of an immediate income, must have been possessed of brave hearts and a wonderful capacity for enduring hardships, and they are worthy of honorable mention. Such an one was the father of the man whose name appears at the head of this sketch, who passed through all the hard times incident to frontier life and with his brave companion forced nature to give up her treasures and to provide a handsome competency...

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