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REPORT 



— OF THE — 



Work of the Seventeenth Year 



— OF THE- 



Pacific Garden Mission 



ENDING SEPTEMBER 15, 1894, 



100 Kaet Van Biiren Street, 
CHICAGO. 



4, 



Wm. H. Dietz, 

stationer and printer, 

117 dearborn st. 




COL. GEO. R. CLARKE, 
Founder of the Pacific Garden Mission, vSept. 15, 1877. 



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17t\} ^i\i\iial Report. 



For seventeen years the Gospel Message has 
been sounding forth at the Pacific Garden Mission, 
and this 15th day of September, 1894, we celebrate 
the most eventful anniversary in its history. 

Words fail to convey the gratitude that fills 
our hearts as we recall the manifold blessings that 
has attended this work another year ; how God's 
blessing has been upon every meeting; the marvel- 
ous work of grace that has been wrought in so 
many lives, how the outcast has been reclaimed, 
the wanderers brought back, suicides prevented 
and broken homes reunited. 

The wonderful testimonies given from night 
to night can only convey the depth from which so 
many have been reclaimed. How the gambler has 
found power over the destroying passion of his 
life, the drunkard, after resorting to every remedy 
that skill or science could devise, has only found 
the Grace of God sufficient to conquer the raging 
thirst, the self-righteous man to realize his utter 
helplessness, and the would be skeptic convinced 
of the mighty power of the Gospel to save. 

These thrilling testimonies from the educated 



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and refined, down to the ignorant and depraved, 
prove how sin places all alike on the same level, 
leax-ing its bitter sting in those who have been 
lacerated by its poisonous fangs. 

Three Hundred and 5ixty=Five Nights 

In the vear meetings are held, consisting of song^ 
service at the door during the summer months, 
where large numbers gather, and most of them are 
persuaded to attend the meeting which immedi- 
ately follows. After half an hour of song and 
praise, accompanied b)' organ or piano with cor- 
net, the opening exercises begin, by quoting of 
Scripture from the audience, followed by a short 
address, then testimonies, after which an inquiry 
meeting is held, consisting of an altar service and 
personal instruction from the Bible. 

The Attendance 

During the past year has surpassed in numbers 
anv preceding year, averaging from three to four 
hundred week day nights, and often five hundred 
beside the standing room on Sunday nights. The 
number of seekers nightly varies from five ta 
twenty-five, no meeting ever having been held 
without some professing to be saved. 

On Sunday 

The Gospel is sounding from early in the morning 
until nearly the midnight hour. 

Convert's meeting at half past nine a.m., when 
the most wonderful experiences are heard from 
those who for years have been kept by the power 



of God, and those just entering7upon the Christian 
life. The mighty power of God is magnified as 
various ones attempt to describe the awful conse- 
quences wrought upon their lives through sin, yet 
how^ they have been redeemed by His saving grace. 
Prodigals returned, broken up families reunited, 
backsliders reclaimed, and lost ones saved, consti- 
tute the theme of their thrilling testimonies. 

Perhaps but few who have never attended a 
MISSION meeting have any conception of the 
wretchedness and woe, the suffering and sorrow 
that comes to the lives of those who have almost 
been abandoned by Satan himself, and the conse- 
quences that follow such a sinful life. 

The experiences of those who have been saved 
gives courage and hope to the disheartened ones 
and often inspires a purpose for a better life. 
Many a man has come in with suicide in his heart 
but gone out realizing the efficacy of God's saving 
grace. One hundred and fifty are often in attend- 
ance at this meeting, which is always a source of 
blessing. 

The Bible Study 

In the afternoon has been a source of great help to 
the converts in enabling them to obtain a knowl- 
edge of the Word. About one hundred usually 
attend this service, which has been under the 
leadership of our efficient teacher Mrs. E. B. Swift, 
where valuable instruction is imparted how to 
study the Word, and of its importance in building 
them up in the Christian life. 

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Sunday School. 

A large Sunday school is soon to l)e reorgan- 
ized under the leadership of Bro. Geo. D. Elderkin 
and we hope to make it one of the best features 
of this work. The outlook is favorable for one of 
the largest Mission Sunday Schools in the city, 
and we trust, by divine guidance upon our united 
efforts, that hundreds of children will be rescued 
from the thrfllldom of sin that is everywhere 
prevalent in our city. 

The Gospel Wagon. 

For a great many years it has been our custom 
to preach the Gospd to the masses in the open air, 
thus under the blessing of God we have been able 
to reach a large number who otherwise would 
never hear the plan of salvation. 

About five o'clock every Sunday the Gospel 
wagon staits out with a band of consecrated 
workers, consisting of a quartet, organ and cornet, 
and redeemed men whose hearts are on fire with 
the love of God. The wagon usually makes its 
regular round, stopping at each corner within a 
radius of a few blocks of the mission, where its 
approach is gladly welcomed. 

The audience consists of a cosmopolitan gath- 
ering who listen with profound interest and 
respect, and is often moved to tears as it hears the 
rescued men tell their thrilling experiences. 

From two to three hundred usually gather 
around the wagon, and w^hile the services are in 
progress the converts are busy circulating cards of 
invitation for the evening meeting, thus inducing 

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many to attend who would otherwise never be 
brought under the sound of the Gospel. This fea- 
ture of the work has been most signally blessed 
and with most gratifying results. 

Jail Work. 

The jail visitation, which has always been a 
branch of the mission work, has been faithfully 
continued with encouraging results. 

The largest number ever incarcerated in the 
jail has been during the past year, Abotit 7,300 
names have been estimated as being enrolled on 
the books, 6,700 men, 360 women, and 250 boys, 
showing an increase of crime and the great need 
of RESCUING work. 

Perhaps a more miscellaneous gathering was 
never seen than can be looked upon in this place, 
where the genteel confidence man, or respectable 
looking clerk, are placed side by side with the 
pickpocket and thief, and in the womens' depart- 
ment the shop-litter and refined appearing lady, 
who once may have graced better society, but now 
no distinction is made. All alike must hear the 
clank of the iron ke}' that assigns them to apart- 
ments that are a constant reminder that the "way 

OF THE TRANSGRESSOR IS HARD." 

The simple Gospel, with religious reading and 
tracts, which are left in every cell, is seed sowing 
that we trust will bring forth a large harvest. 
Many who have led careless lives with unfortunate 
surroundings and inherited propensities for sin 
have been led to see the consequences that follow, 
and knowing their utter helplessness to cope with 
the powers of evil, are willing and glad to find 

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relief through the precious blood that "cleanses 
from all sin." The results of this work can never 
be calculated. 

Sister Elderkin often accompanies me in this 
work with effective results. 

The riedical Mission and Dispensary, 

Uuder the supervision of Dr. J. H. Kellogg still 
utilizes part of the building and is a great blessing 
to the sick and destitute, and while administering 
to the needs of their bodies brings them also 
under the teachings of the Gospel. 

Free Baths and Missionary Work by faithful 
nurses have proved a great benefit to multitudes 
that will rise up to call them "blessed." May God 
ever prosper this labor of love. 

Crime Preventing Agency, 

We are indebted to the police officers for their 
co-operation in endorsing and encouraging this 
work as being an important factor in preserving 
peace and protecting the interests of citizens. 

When we consider the thousands who are 
making their living by preying upon the masses, 
and if it were known what a large number of this 
class the mission has reached, the work would 
commend itself most favorably for what has been 
accomplished in this direction. 

Christmas Dinner. 

We are greatly indebted to Mrs. Geo. C. 
Walker for the generous donation of our annual 
Christmas dinner. Seven to eight hundred parti- 

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cipated with thankful hearts, and a more impres- 
sive sight is seldom seen than while looking upon 
so many representing broken homes, the memory 
of which causes many a tear to trickle down their 
cheeks as the recollectious of other days are 
brought to their mind, and touched by the thought 
that kind hearts are remembering them while in 
their lonely and desolate condition. 

Finances. 

February last we rented the building where the 
mission has been held for the last thirteen years 
until May ist, 1895. We expected in the spring of 
the 3^ear to rent the upper portion, as we have in 
former years, but owing to the "financial pressure" 
many have given up their rooms, leaving a large 
space on our hands unoccupied. This necessarily 
increases the rent of the mission room. 

Thanks. 

We are greatly indebted to the many friends of 
the mission for their continued donations, for their 
hearty sympathy, and words of encouragement. 

Man}^ contributions have been given in the 
place of money, among which are 

Five Tons of Coal by Mrs. Kirk Hanes. 

Paper and Printing of Cards and Song Sheets 
for the mission by Wm. H. Dietz, Wm. H. Poten- 
ger, J. C. Benedict, H. S. Osborn Mr. Pettybone, 
"Evangelist," Henry Date, Bradner, Smith & Co., 
Butler Paper Co. and Illinois Paper Co., Edward 
D. Sniflfen. 

Transparency Glass by Hooker Glass Co. 

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Tracts from the American Tract Society 
amounting to many thousands. 

" Gold Leaf Tracts " from Mr. H. M. Sheldon. 

Part contribution of use of Piano by Kimball 
Piano Co. 

Also many other donations consisting of food, 
clothing, etc., for the poor, for all of which we are 

VERY THANKFUL. 

We are greatly indebted to the various Pastors 
and Evangelists for their assistance in leading 
meetings and their hearty co-operation in the 
prosperity of this work. 

Assistance has been rendered us from the 
various Theological Seminaries and a large corps 
of workers from Bro. Moody's Bible Institute, 
whose services have been greatly h)lessed and to 
whom we extend our sincere thanks. 

Singers and Quartets have remembered us 
by their frequent presence, touching hearts that 
could only be reached by the Gospel through song, 
and to whom we are greatlv indebted. 

Too much cannot be said in behalf of our faith- 
ful co-workers Bros. Trotter and Granberg, who 
serve as Organist and Cornetist, also to Brother 
and Sister Geo. D. Elderkin, Bro. Geo. Wilson and 
many of the converts who render most valuable ser- 
vice in promoting the interest of the meetings. 

Thanksgiving is rendered to God for His pro- 
tecting hand in so guarding this work that while 
the pestilence was in our midst it did not even 
"come nigh the door," and for continued health, 
enabling us to be in constant attendance at the 
meetings another year. 



OSHKOSH, Aug. 26, 1894. 

Dear Mrs. Clarke : 

As I have been testifying seven weeks among 
the various churches in this part of the State, with 
a week's meetings in the Second M. E. Church of 
Oshkosh, Wis., Pvcv. W. Bennett, Pastor, I felt as 
if I would like to write you concerning the benefits 
I have derived and have been able through God's 
mercy to give hundreds of others through the 
blessings received at your Mission on the 25tli of 
November last year, when the dear Lord removed 
from my eyes the scales of atheism, cleansed my 
heart from sin, took away the terrible appetite of 
seventeen years' standing for liquor and tobacco, 
and enrolled my name on His Book as a servant 
and follQwer of the Lamb. 

When for a moment I contemplate the differ- 
ence between myself one year ago and to-day I 
stand aghast at the miracle wrought in my life. 
One year ago, at the age of 34 years, a periodical 
drunkard, a professed gambler, an atheist and a 
dissolute man in all ways, an ardent disciple of 
Voltaire, Ingersoll, etc., and with no hope in this 
world and no belief in the next, having had the 

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delirium tremens several times, tried the Keeley, 
Bedall and Romaine cures, signed pledges, swore 
off a hundred times, and still in my journalistic 
work unable to conquer the awful habit until God 
in His mercy caused me to be rescued from self 
destruction last fall, and His finger pointed the 
way to the dear old Pacific Garden ^Mission, where 
the w^ords that He caused to fall from your kind 
lips that memorable night awakened me from the 
lethargy of sin, recalled the prayers and teachings 
of my mother and led me to the foot of the Cross. 
Praises be to His name. Oh, my dear sister, how 
can I sufficiently express my gratitude for the 
influence that led to the establishment of that 
"rock in a weary land," the Mission ? God bless 
it forever. 



Detroit, Aug. 29, 1S94. 
Dear Bro. Monroe : 

I hardly know how to write you when I 
remember the awful condition I was in when I 
came to the Pacific Garden Mission, on the 4th of 
January, a poor drunken outcast. For many 
years I was a prosperous business man in this city, 
but I commenced gambling and drinking, persuad- 
ing myself all the time I had power to stop at any 
time, but was awakened to the fact that I was a 
helpless slave. For seventeen years my poor 
broken-hearte.l wife had borne with me and had 
finally concluded to leave me. This aroused all 

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the demon within me and I determined to take her 
life, but God miraculously interposed and stayed 
my hand. Not succeeding in this attempt I 
decided to destroy my own life. With the last 
nickel I had I purchased poison, and with this in 
my pocket was on my way to accomplish the deed 
when I heard the cornet and was attracted to come 
in, and thank God the door-keeper gave me a 
seat in front. While listening to the testimonies 
I became persuaded if God could save such men as 
had testified He could save me, and when a kind 
Christian man sitting by me put his arm around 
me and told me of Jesus' love, my hard heart was 
broken and I called on God to have mercy upon me 
and save me. Praise the I^ord, He heard and 
answered my prayer, and a would-be drunken mur- 
derer and suicide was transformed by God's grace 
to a happy Christian man. 

Since I have returned to Detroit I have met 
many of my old chums who are astonished to see 
the great change that has come in my life, and 
thank God I can walk through the streets of this 
city to-day with no desire to indulge in the old 
habits, but am testifying constantly to God's keep- 
ing power. Praise His precious name for the great 
change that has been wrought in my life. 



Iowa, Aug. 27, 1894. 
Mrs. Geo. R. Clarke, 

Pacific Garden Mission, Chicago, III. 

Dear Sister Clarke : Excuse the libert}^ I 



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take in writing to you. It is now three weeks 
since I came to Iowa. I secured a position as 
traveling agent for a firm in Eldora, Iowa, repre- 
senting them on the road. Ever since leaving 
Chicago God has been with me. He is my con- 
stant companion. He is with me in my daily 
avocation, and my heart's earnest prayer is for the 
poor unfortunate ones who have not yet given 
their hearts to God. 

My dear sister, my thoughts are with you 
every night in your earnest and faithful work in 
Chicago. 

I owe my gratitude to you and to the Brothers 
and Sisters of the Pacific G-irden. My life is 
altogether different, there has been a wonderful 
change in my habits, and words fail to express to 
you the continual happiness I am enjoying in the 
love of God. 



Tcstin^or^y. 



From my earliest childhood I wai surrounded 
by an atmosphere of crime. I grew up an Ishmael- 
ite with no higher ambition than to escape the 
clutches of the law andjsurpass my associates in 
sin and crime. The result was inevitable. I paid 
the penilty in successive terms of imprisonment. 

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Then for some fourteen years I tried hard, in my 
own strength, to lead an honest moral life, but the 
habits of a life-time, heriditary and acquired, were 
not to be conquered by me unaided. Last winter 
found me hopeless, friendless, penniless and out of 
work. One night I wandered into this Mission to 
find shelter from the cold and then, for the first 
time, heard redeemed men tell the wondrous story 
of God's saving and keeping power. This was a 
revelation to me — to hear a man declare his life 
had been as vile and atrocious as my own, yet that 
the blood of the Lord Jesus Christ had power to 
cleanse him. My sin-sick soul began to grow a 
little more hopeful that perhaps this salvation 
might be for me, outcast though I was. I came 
again and again, and at last in my dire extremity, 
hardly daring to hope, with very little faith, this 
poor man cried unto the Lord and He heard and 
delivered him. (Oh, the joy and peace that came 
into my heart when God, my loving Father, 
claimed me as his child. I have no words adequate 
to express the happiness he has poured upon me 
-ever since. Surely my cup runneth over. I found 
my loving Lord and Master at the eleventh hour, 
but late though it be I intend to make that hour 
one of unselfish strenuous work for Him. Bless 
His holv name. ) 



Thirteen years ago I considered myself a 
moderate drinker, and although my home had 
been broken up by it, I did not realize what a 
strong hold the appetite for drink had upon me. 
Instead of reforming as J intended when I came 

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liere, I sank lower, and about four years ago I 
found myseU a confirmed drunkard. When I 
realized my position I sought some means of 
escape. Pledges and good resolutions were good 
for nothing, I had tried them before. The recol- 
lections of home, wife and children, the last promise 
to an old mother and father had no power. A 
friend suggested the Washingtonian Home. Upon 
proper application I was admitted and in a few 
weeks discharged, as I thought cured. Two 
months after I had to go there again, but with no 
better results. Three years ago, broken down in 
body, tired of my misery and hopeless of any 
other way of escape, I jumped into the lake, deter- 
mined to end it. Against my will I was rescued 
and again sent to the Washingtonian Home. After 
three days in the hospital they told me they could 
do nothing more for me and I was allowed to go. 
Hopeless of doing anything to save myself I went 
back into the gutter. I hardly know how I lived 
the next six months, but two years ago last Jan- 
uary I was induced to come to this Mission. The 
Gospel touched my heart. I heard the testimony 
of men who had been saved and by the change I 
saw in some I had known I felt it must be true. 
Sick and tired of sin, and with the hope that God 
would hear my prayer, I asked Him to help me 
and save me, and what all human means had failed 
to do was done that night. The chains were broken 
and now I am a free man in Christ, saved by the 
grace of God and kept by His mighty power. 



I thank God to-night for what He has done for 
me, and that He directed my steps, through the 

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workers of the Gospel wagon, to this place. On 
the 19th day of last June I came into this Mission 
one of the vilest sinners. I had led a very wicked 
life from early boyhood until at the age of forty it 
found me in the depths of sin with no hope for the 
future. I had been bound by the drink habit for 
twenty yeafs. I had been a gambler for about 
fifteen years. I was a thief (for all gamblers are 
thieves). I was a liar and a terrible blasphemer, 
but one of the greatest of sins was I had rejected 
Christ all these years. I was convicted of my sins, 
and in my despair,' knowing that no power on 
earth could save me, I called on God for help. He 
heard and answered my prayer, for He reached 
out His strong arm and lifted me up out of the 
horrible pit into which I had fallen, planted my 
feet on a solid foundation, and for Christ's sake 
forgave me all my sins, and cleansed my heart 
with the Blood of the Lamb, put a new song in my 
mouth, and to-night I stand here a new man in 
Christ Jesus, saved and kept by His mighty power. 



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CONTRIBUTIONS. 



A 

Austin, Mrs. Sophia ...$ 25.00 

Ai,ex.\NDER L. F 10.00 

Ayer, John 5.00 

B 

Buckingham, E 25.00 

Buckingham, C 25.00 

Bacon, Mr. & Mrs.H.M. 10.00 

BE.A.CH, E. Kellogg 25.00 

Blair, Wm 25.00 

Ball, Mrs. Gardner... 2.00 

Bible Class P. G. M.... 10.69 

BuRTis, James K 5.00 

Butler, W. P 2.00 

Brown, Dr 2.00 

Bo\vp:n, Mrs. S. N 5.00 

Baxter, L. M 20.00 

Barr, Miss Adda V. H. i.oo 

Bevier, Mr. O. D 5.00 

Brookhouse, John H... 5.00 

Bishop, Mrs. C. B i.oo 

Barker, J. N 5.00 

C 

Col. Pacific Garden 

Mission 562.49 

Cummings, E. a. & Co. 350.00 
Cook Bros, and Geo. 

Cook 150.00 

Carson, Pirie, Scott 

& Co 100.00 

CoRwiTH, Miss Mary.. 125.00 

Cheeney, Mrs. W. W. 10.00 
Col. Board of Trade, 

per C. S. Northrup 57.50 

Cash i.oo 

Col. per Robert Mc- 

Eldowney 15.54 

Chicago Forge & Bolt 

Co 10.00 



Cash i.oo 

Col. F'riends at Oak 
Park, per G. Rankin, 
Richard Baird, George 
Ambrose, Jesse Elder- 
kin, Theo. KerckhofF. 203.25 
Col. Union Morgan 

Park 16.50 

Cash 1,00 

Campbell, ^IR 5.00 

CoLLEC. Normal Park 

Pres. Church 12.31 

Col. Y. M. C. a 3.54 

Col. Calvary Presby- 
terian Church 1.73 

CoLLEC. Cong. Church 

Warren Ave 9.20 

Col. 1ST Pres. Church 1S8.47 
Col. Cong'st, Hins- 
dale S.77 

Col. Union, Lodi, III. 10.00 
CoLLEc. Union Rogers 

Park 6.60 

Col. 1ST Cong. ] 

Church 16.48 | 

Mrs. L. W. Cur- }■ 51.48 

TIS 25.00 I 

Haskett & Co... 10.00 J 
Col. Y. p. S. C. E. ist 
Pres. Church Eng- 

wooD 14.30 

CoFFELT, R. E 4.40 

Col. Un. M. E. & 
Con. Church, Green 
Street and Gar- 
field BouL 6.55 

Col. Kenwood Evan. 

Un. Church 177.27 

Col. 6th Pres. Church 50.00 
Col. 1ST M. E. Church, 
EvANSTON 6.50 



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Col. Y. p. C. E. S. 6th 
Pres. Church lo.oo 

Col. Jeff.-jrson Park 
Cong. Church lo.oo 

Col. Y. p. C. E. S. Aus- 
tin 3.00 

Col. S. S. (earned by 

class) 1. 10 

Col. Cong. Church, 
Western Springs ii-49 

Col. M. E. Church, 
Wheaton 16.50 

Col. S. S. 1ST Cong. 
Church, Western 
Springs, Christmas 
Offering 32.25 

Col. Cong. Church, 
Auburn Park i3-94 

Col. Cong. Church, 
Morgan Park, 
Christmas Offering 10.00 

Col. S. S., Warsaw, 

III. (under 7 years)... 1.63 

Cook, John S 10.00 

Cash, per Rev. Mr. Wil- 
liams 5.00 

Clark, Chas. E 5.00 

D 

Dinning, Wm. M 200.00 

DeWolf, Mrs. C 10.00 

DuRFEE, J. H 5.00 

Dickenson, David i.oo 

DiETz, Wm. H 10.00 

Demster, C. J 1. 00 

DeGolger, Watts 10.00 

E 

Elberkin, Mr. and 

Mrs. Geo. D 100.00 

Erskin, Iv. R.....*. 100.00 

Eley, Mr 300 

Ellis, Mrs 1.50 

Eberhart, John F 10.00 

ExcELL, E. 50.00 

Earl, Joseph B 30.00 

F 

Ford & Johnson 15.00 

Friend 5-oo 



Ferguson, G. F. 
Friend 



Fitch, J. R 

Foot, Mr. and Mrs. 
Friend 



11.00 
1.50 
5.00 

10.00 
2.25 
2.00 
1.00 

25.00 

50.00 
7.00 
5.00 
1.00 
2.00 
4.00 



Green, O. B 100.00 

Greeley, Samuel S.... 10.00 

Garrettson, Richard 50.00 

Gary, C. N. & W. vS 25.00 

GoRiN, Miss 25.00 

GuRNEY, R. G. Co 5.00 

Gallup, Frank A 5.00 

Gage, Lyman J 25.00 

Garfield, Miss Iona, 1.03 

H 

HiBBARD, Spencer, 

Bartlett & Co 100.00 

Holt, D. K 20.00 

Hubbard, Mrs. M. A... 20.00 

Hinckley, T. S 35.00 

Henrick, a 10.00 

HoLDEN, Warren F.... 5.00 

Hogelton, Capt 1 .00 

Hall, Earnest 5.00 

Hawley, Miss Alice... too 

Hubbell, Henry 2.00 

I 

Ives, Dr 5.00 

Ingles, John 10.00 



Jacobs, B. F 25.00 

Jacobs, W. B 25.00 

Jacobs, Miss Anna 5.00 

JAPP, R 2.50 



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K 

Kerkhoff, Wm. H lOO.OO 

Keen, INIiss Aglae 25.00 

Knight, Rev. M. G 100.00 

Keen, Geo 10.00 

Kellogg, Mr. AND Mrs. 

N. E 2.00 



Leavitt, Dr. vSheldon ioS.oo 

Leonard, O 5.00 

Lewis, A. J 10.00 

Laurie & Barbee 8.50 

M 

McWiLLiAMS, J. G 20.00 

Miller, Lizzie B 10.00 

Mackev, Mrs. F.J 20.00 

Murray. G. A 5.00 

Moore, J. M 2.00 

Monroe, Geo. Clarke 5.00 

Monroe, Ruth S 5.00 

McWiLLiAMS, L 50.00 

Murray, A 10.00 

Mission Quartette, 
Oak Park, Chris Tru- 
elson, Lou Critteiidon, 
Frank Webb, Andy 

Black stone 25 .00 



OSBONE, H. S. & F. S... 67.00 

OviATT, Frank 5.00 

Orr, Miss Nina A 30.00 



Packard, S. W 350.00 

Potter, D. W 100.00 

Penfield, a. W 5.00 

Patrick, T. W* 5.30 

Porter, W. L 15.00 

Peabody, F. B 10.00 

Plummer, Wm 5.00 

Phelps, Dodge & 
Palmer 40.00 

Sarah D. Clarke, Supt 



Riddle, Mrs. A. W 


60.00 


ROSSENBAUM, BROS 


8.41 


Randall, W. L 


25.00 


Ralston, Mrs. H. M... 


25.00 


Reynolds, Wm. C 


25.00 


S 




Storg, C. W. & H. C... 


25.00 


Sniffen, F^dward D... 


211.33 


Schneider, Wm 


5.00 


Smith, Bradner & Co. 


25.00 


Swift, H. M., :Mrs 


5.00 


Sheldon, H. M 


1335 


Springer, Chas. E 


5.00 


Straub, J. A., Son & 




Co 


10.00 


S.S. Class, Naperville 


2.00 


Sheldon, H 


1. 00 


Stubbs, Mr 


5.00 


Shepard, G. W 


5.00 


T 




Thomas, N. D 


25.00 


Turner, J. V 


5.00 


Tyrell, Chas. Y. & Co. 


10.00 


Thayer, Miss Lottie... 


5.00 


Thaine, R. S 


10.00 


Taft, M 


3.00 


V 




Vannier, Mrs, C. H.... 


3.00 


Van Curan, F. W 


1. 00 


W 




Walker, Mrs. Geo. C. 


150.00 


Webster, A. E 


100.00 


Walker, Geo. C 


lOO.CO 


Worthing, Aaron 


2.00 


Waller, Miss M. E 


25.00 


Waller, Mrs. Lucy H. 


25.00 


WiNGAVE, John and 




McNaughton 


20.00 


Weinburg, a. E 


5.00 


Wagner, A. B 


10.00 


Williams, Rev. and 




Mrs. E. M 


50.00 


Wilson Bros 


10.00 


$1,023.02. 





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Expenses. 

Expenses of Mission for the ijth. year ending 
September 15th, 1894, have been as follows : 

Rent of hall $3,098.78 

Salaries of Ass. Supt. , Organist 

Cornetlst and Janitor 2,307.50 

Electric light 360.00 

Gas 30.00 

Printing 1 10. 20 

Repairs and sundry expenses of 

Mission, including fuel 343-41 

Sick and poor 640.20 

Total 16,890.09 



Prospective. 

The outlook for the future of this work cannot 
be measured. As we compare each year with the 
past, its far reaching influence is beyond all 
boundaries of description. The only thing that 
cripples it is lack of room and means. 

Our space is already too small to accommodate 
the large gatherings, and the financial responsi- 
bilities 3re taxing energies that could otherwise be 
devoted to the spiritual welfare of the work, there- 
fore any contributions to aid it will be most thank- 
fully received. 

SARAH D. CLARKE, Supt. 
HARRY nONROE, Asst. Supt. 

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The Pacific Garden Mission is a corporation 
regularly organized under the laws of Illinois, and 
can receive and hold property by will and other- 
wise. 

FORM OF BEQUEST TO BE USED 
IN A WILL. 

1 give to the Pacific Garden Mis- 
sion Dollars. 



Gifts of money, clothing, coal or other requis- 
ites for the work may be sent to Mrs. Sarah D. 
Clarke, Supt. Pacific Garden Mission, loo E. Van 
Bureu Street, Chicago. 



BOARD OF TRUSTEES. 

Samuel W. Packard, B. F. Jacobs, 

D. W. Potter, Samuel W. Pike. 

Dr. S. Leavitt, Geo. D. Elderkin, 

Harry Monroe, 

Sarah D. Clarke. 



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