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February 21, 1891 - Image 1

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nor. I-----No.1,11. ULNI\ ERftIIX O1 MICIIG UN,
I IlL) AY I{ I kiAlXI21, I1)1. 1 tntcl, 111111 CET
0r. Harper Talks on Isaiah.
e Bble t~Intstituite trovitded for
ttieStudents' Christian Associa-
tinhgn esterttac eveiig. II ii flent h tdnsadpolet
of y it lbwere 1in attendlane,
tter ere delegatesnreon t fronti
ei-t1ackol jls1 let n Ililam*t
a ther ptlace. Sverl f our
Str j(~ - i 1 1 fnoto 111 I
Or r asisting ttn the tootittite
by cotr)utiflg001110 very able 111d
titeresil aes u h edn
fit' lnr -tppearedlaIttnIighlt
frtile first tinte before a U. of \l.
atience. His vigorous atntienttitu-
OSitie mletitod of presentintglhis solo-
11c I toc adle hiit a great favor-
Wt ite wittttlauienoce. Whlte I
at n lin etPentatettciscriticisml
an tt nil te conltroversies tof date
anathrshtip thtat ltang5about te
bIti 7estalttestIte is none te less
abe oatlapt ltimself lierfetctly to
his audi esce whiethter it be thte 110111
lg in euof Nortbfieldl, or thtenmen
of hisclss-oo at Yale. Tite key
notecsto iisiwork is ctocentration.
l it l rteelie proproses to littit
leav erelisto tsaialt, thtts lhoping
Iae s oher methoods for app~lica-
toohrportions of Scripture,
while atte same time ttin s a
lood itworktng knowledige of Isaiah.
s ninspiiring teacher, andI out-
h11 off any desire to take tlte work
rofered to all, it is wvorth while
tofat his lectttres to catchs sonoe
of isn fine enthousiastmt A printedl
'lhl1Ot is givent witht each lectutre,
vhs akingthse work of permlanlent
The frst loeeting7 of thse tnstitute
hsleld last niglht in University
A pl" 'Every seat was filled. Dr.
helgave thte address of welcomoe
an intr~ouced r. tHarpoer to tte
ttec-His subject was, "Isaiaht's
It adears in P'rophoetic Service."
ha neithter conme, he said, to
lecur nor to preachl, for be was
Ither telecturer nor a preacher,
tcotel of oneC of the greatest
lte rs, preachters and orators of
taworld. Isaiah was not a proploet,
dikn lgtis word in the sense of pre-
ction li
% e was a preachter. The
gee~ s of information for his knowl-
d of Isaiah were, Isaiah, Micah,
lte hitoritcti iooks oof thit ble uandot
ti th tyia111i1101ripltionsoftowuith
liere o r am bout lif t} tithosti n iltihe
Bitishit sum "E ooetssria111
Nverme iiiith~sofittihe1 leboottoandl
ia imila utos aits Ianlo
1111111.0 it-crc tliteiItrateit ai n s
littl e lv a tttiin Isibiilit Ir-
areife o Ilosaitheiscl litn
ofretotttti.cTlst arenty-1strn
Itookts ofweruwrtte, arotdonttlitttt
Bred nr d oifvty eai r fe n aa
cale ortler. aItor ott aes )Dr. liar-
serttallsth et eat. I t itettttook 1110
breoltod ao eal npetitod. ITIc
ftmninysutug lttts chapters a s rg
contsitttfgsertons ottanexalitatn
regardiliatiysteatoil orurirocotioi-
caloterogrn anyeca-sscDr iar-
per1 thinessinlthi textgs iof Isaiaht's
settttons fran Isliathin totekep
cto rs whicare'swok delwir.Isaiae's
sttbjectsumeas, utsiasehaSertots in
conntaiiogsnwinol lsoaio o
eTheprgrlaattdmittascarters oft
tisi rnnaalt.idd o. r
lieer fiftyansernteae stintaseir
on1 Mesasiatti atsaes forntIsall,
anderyovislst etsnea oacter.
be otiossar Iaiw aysinte ei
Prt.avey taeflstodfpcistakoo
anyDrlongrer's willDrenablert't
nobet wo, Iareookiiemnyit
Conecnwt h mor hpacic. nvasitasal
regayh-eedroppbed o brettsis-
PaesauWisaidtes tasrturedl
toel college. soe ratie
Conwell Will Not Be Here To-Night.
j lie cctitre Associatitio tiiis ifter-
1111 ll received at teiciratti sattinthtiat
Conwtell1coulditInot filius tiate there
to-tiighit. lieis lprevenioIlt-dbytue
failure it hisvvoice-. At-r t fott
datto rest tie oill likely lie able toi
tern itt litugniotill g'ive a tlecte
inceitiyeliiiHl I 'col:ti
mtorrots 1110ning1'lie NN-ii lecturein I
lt iee it Io 1a11(1a9: 5 n se
Finerty's Eloquence.
Ait intterestitog incienett woicht
illustrates Mr. Joun1itnerty's pow~er
of giovtng utteranctoe 1 his thtoughtts
itt itntentse form nd ti at thoc critical
tmometot occttrredl at thte Lolgant me-
ttorial services hseld at Biattery D. in
Chticagotshsortly after Logant's dleath.
Tloe immetose tallos-as packed antI
someO of thte ablest tmen of thte
couontry addlressedl thte sneeting.
WVsile lattdittg i ogottt s abilities,
choaracter antt career, mtost of te
spteakers spoke its a regretful tone at
ltis lack of endtcatiott.
Whsetn tinerty's tutrnt to spteak
catte he oalked downt to thte front of
the stage atod drawoinog 010lis msag-
nificetot presence be said its clear,
ringitng tottes, "Whsile I agree with
thte eloquetit getttlemetn whsolore-
ceded as to all lthey saidl abott M'r.
L~ogan's abilities, yet I cats tot enter
itoto Iteir regret for htis lack of edu-
cation, for thsougho tot a college bred
msan yet Jothn A. L~ogan had tlhat
educatiott which Chsrist gave to Isis
Alpostles 010 thse waters of Gall-
lee."' Thse effect teas electrical.
Thse v-ast attdience rose ito a body
and gave repeated chteers. Men
threw thteir bats in thte air atod thte
ladies waved thteir hoandkerchtiefs.
11 teas sotte noontts before thse
audience because quiet, antI front
thoat monoent to the conclusion of
lois address, Mr. Fiserty heldl sway
over teninds atod tearts of lois
audience. His speecht tas declared
te spleecht of thteclay.
Mr. Finerty's address on Monday
in celebration of Washington's birtht-
day will hoe at 2 o'clock in Univer-
sity I-all. ils subject is "The
Founding of the Republic or Ameni-
canAntalgamaion." No admission
price will he chsarged and all are in-
CUING thelsexperoiece of College
lieI 110 t 01re ttsts- iof IColleg~e SII-
den'ts, in at l arbso'ecorp~s of skilled
D)esi'mierstttIand etes n pet ially
trind1 or11kean other tjtte ttyle
Mous WNeUIareTt in.11ositi t tro
du e th fnet; pMans n e.le
schety.bSesallehrdsw& llar
.9)1 Sac idits s S itrl
TIZIi ~lI:I 6000$.II II
B9 FitutandL rGOODS
RZ.LEES FU== 3='S,
quiknesitransI b estok
q A$. $P(LLUI & qO.

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