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THE KECORDEH - 1895-1920 

Toronto Bible College 



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RECORDER. 



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Vol. X.] 



TORONTO, JUNE, 1904. 



[No. 3 and 4 



A\crpbers of Corporation. 



Rkv. 



Ei.MoKE Harris, L).1>.. President, 

Betliedon, Walmer Road, Tuvont". 

Hkv. R. p. Mackay, 1>.D.,1 

Toronto. > Vice-Presidents. 

J. D. Xasmith, Toronto, j 
Ji)S. N. Sh EN STONK, Sec re<ari/ <"!'? Treasurer, 

40 W.ilnur Road, Toronto. 
Rkv. Wm. Stewart, D.D., Principal. 

138 St. Georf.tj St.. Toronto. 

James Acton, Toronto. 
E. Hooper, M.D., Toronto. 
R. KiLGOUR, Toronto. 
Tiios. A. Rodger, Hamilton 
Ei.iAS Rogers, Toronto. 



iNSlKlJCroU.s AND LE(MT'UERS FOR llKl.l (ll. 

Rev. Wm. Stewart, D.I). 
Rev. Elmore Harris, D.I). 
Rev. Juiin McNkoi., H.I). 
Mr. II. \V. Frost. .MA. 
Rev. I). .McTavi.-h, d. Sf. 
Rev. W. H: Hincks, LL.B. 

E.KAMINERS Fur l!Hi:t ()1. 

Rev. S. D. Chown. I».I). 
Rev. T. C. Des Bahres, ,m..a 
Rev. T. H. Hyde. M.A. 
Rev. H. M. Parsons, D.I). 
Rkv. H. p. Wei.ton, D.D. 
.Miss Annie Burns, Asst. Secretary and Lihrarian. 



Generzil Council. 



BARRIE ! 
JlDGE ARDAGH. 

Brant fORO .■ 
C. Cook. 

Belleville i 
Rev. R. Wallace. 

brock ville i 
Judge Reynolds. 

QALT: 

R. (t. Struthkrs. 

GUELPH I 

Rev.T.Wardroi'e.D.D. 
R. M. HonsoN. 

hawiil ton 1 
Rev. Fred. E. 



How ITT. 



Kingston .- 
B. W. Robertson. 

London .■ 
Rkv. G. J. BiSHoi- 

Montreal .- 
Geo. Hague. 



Paris .• 
John Penman. 

St. Catharines .- 
George W. Hodgetts. 

Toronto .• 
Thos. S. Colk. 
C. M. Covklaxd. 
Rev. T. C. DesBarrks, 

M.A. 
J. W. Flavellk. 
H. W. Frost. 
J. J. Gartshore. 
C. .S. GZOWSKI. 
W. H. Howitt, .M.D 
Rev. T. B. Hydk. 
J. .Mackav. 
Wev.W M.Mac William 

LI..B. 
Rkv. D. McTavish, 

D.Sc. 
Chester D. Massey. 
G. B. .Meadows. 
R. J. .Montgomery. 
Rev. H. M. Parsons, 

D.D. 
K. M. Pratt. 
John Stark. 



The names of other friends in imiwrtant centre 
are yet to l)e added to tlie General Council. 



Our Db.sign.— The g:reat design of the 
School is the tiaiiiiiig of consecrated men 
and women for Christian service at home 
and abroad. 

Co.NTRiBUTiON'.s.— Any friends desiring 
to have fellowsliip in the work may send 
their contributions to tlie Treasurer J. 
i^. Slienstone, Esq., 40 Walmer Road, 
Toronto, or to any officer of the School. 

Anothep Prosperous Year. 

Again we have to acknowledge the 
goodness of our Heavenly Father in tlie 
abundant blessing which has continued 
to attend the work of the Bible Training 
School. The tenth session just clo.scd, 
has been in many respect.s the best in the 
history of the institution. The present 
issue of the Kecordkk presents a care- 
ful outline of the work that was done 
during the past year, and also gives a 
brief sumnuiry of the re.sults accom- 
plished during the ten years that have 
elapsed since the School was o|iened. 
These are such as to inspire gratitude for 
the past and hope for the future. May 
the School continue to be prospered in it."^ 
gii-at purpose of committing the precious 
truths of rJod's Word to faithful men and 
women, who shall be able to teach others 
also. 



THE RECORDER. 



Tenth Annual Meeting. 

Tlie Tentli Session of tlie Toronto Bible 
Trainint; Si^'liool closed on Friday, April 
29th. In the afternoon of that day the 
Annual .Meetinj;; of the united Board of 
Incorporation and General Council was 
held, when the reports for the year were 
presented, and all the work of the School 
received careful consideration. There 
was a large attendance of members, who 
manifested much interest in the continued 
progress and prosperity of the institution. 
At the close of the meeting, the Council, 
with some of the instructors and exam- 
iners, had tea together on the kind invi- 
tation of the President. 

At the evening meeting the graduating 
exercises brought together one of the 
largest audiences ever gathered in the 
Assembly Hall. Devotional services 
were conducted by Rev. T. C. Des Barres, 
and Dr. E. St. G. Baldwin, both of this 
cit}-. President Harris gave a brief out- 
line of the work of the session, referring 
particularly to the large numbers who 
are again going forth to the foreign field, 
and to the increased attendance of young 
men and young women in the Day Classes. 
Appropriate addresses were given by four 
of the graduating students. Mr. C. J. 
Loney spoke on " Power from on High,'' 
as the great pre-requisite for Christian 
service ; Miss N. Elliott turned attention 
to some of the ''Precious Promises" 
which God has given to His children ; 
Mr. B. C. Siixar, of India, answered very 
effectively the question, " Who is my 
Neighbor?" and Miss K. M. Holmes 
showed conclusively from God's Word 
that Christians have been " Saved to 
Serve." Diplomas were then presented 
to the following twelve students who 
have completed the course of study pre- 
scribed for the Day Classes, and have 
passed satisfactory examinations thereon: 
Messrs. John Albert Henderson, Clifford 
James Loney, Joseph Keyes McCorraick, 
John Logan McCulloch, B. Israel E,ama- 
lingam, Daniel Solomon, Albert G. Simp- 
son, John Armstrong Stevens, Bipin 
Chunder Sircar, and Misses K. May 
Holmes, Martha Stewart, Ethel May 
Wilkins. Certificates were also given 
to the following six students who have 



satisfactorily completed the course of 
study in the P^vening Classes : Misses 
Maud Doig, Ellen Elliott. E. E. Naylor, 
Lily Taylor, Lucy H. Warwood, and Mr. 
Richard Edward Jones. The Principal, 
Dr. Stewart, addressed the graduates in 
a few parting words, in which he charged 
them in all their future ministry, whether 
at home or abroad, to be loyal to their 
Lord and faithful to His truth; and 
especially in these days of doubt and 
error to " contend earnestly for the faith 
which was once for all delivered to the 
saints." Messrs. J. L. McCulloch and 
Daniel Solomon gave appropriate vale- 
dictory addresses, and the closing ad- 
dress was delivered by Rev. W. H. 
Hincks, LL.B., of Trinity Methodist 
Church, who told of his deep interest in 
the School, and gave earnest and eloquent 
counsel to the students. After a state- 
ment by our Treasurer, Mr. Shenstone, 
in regard to the finances, and the necessit3' 
for an inci'eased income as the work con- 
tinues to grow, this most interesting and 
inspiring meeting came to an end. 



Report of the Principal. 

Presented to the Board of Incorpor- 
ation AND Council, April 29, 1904. 

To-day the Toronto Bible Training 
School closes its tenth session. The In- 
stitution was begun in response to what 
appeared to be a providential demand for 
such a service; it has been continued by 
the good hand of our God resting upon it; 
and it closes its first decade with the 
sympathy of an ever-increasing number 
of Christian friends, and the manifest 
Ijlessing of our ascended Lord. To Him 
who alone is worthy, be all the praise 
and glorj'. 

The past session has been one of pro- 
gress and enlargement in every depart- 
ment of the work. The total enrolment 
in the Day Classes has been sixtj'-eight as 
against sixtj--one last year, and in the 
Evening Classes217 against 171 last year. 
In the Day Classes there have been 37 
young men, five of whom were sent bj' 
I the Provincial Committee of the Young 
j Men's Christian Associations, and 31 
' youngwomen;and in theEvening Classes 



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77 younp: men and 140 younp: women. 
In adilitioii to these, several ^I'l^duates 
of the School, occasional students, and 
visitors have attended <-.eitain courses of 
lectures. The average attendance in the 
different classes has also been very en- 
couraging, and a spirit of deep interest 
and devotion to study has been mani- 
fested by the students generally. 

THE DAY i'LASSKS. 

The regular instructors in Day Classes 
liave been Dr. Harris, Mr. McNicol, and 
myself. Dr. Harris has given two courses 
of expository lectures each week, one 
on the Book of Numbers, and the other 
on the Gospel of Matthew. My own sub- 
jects liave been the following : Bible 
Doctrines, with the Word of God as our 
only text-book ; the Messianic Prophe- 
cies of the Old Testament; the Principles 
of Bible Interpretation; and the Prepara- 
tion of Gospel Addresses. I have also su- 
pervised the essays of the students, and 
conducted the exercises in public speak- 
ing. Mr. McNicol's subjects have been : 
Outline Studies of the Books of the New 
Testament, Christian Evidences, and 
Studies in the Life of our Lord, with a 
special course on the Parables. He 
has also conducted a class in English 
for those who needed instruction in Gram- 
mer and Composition, and a small class 
in New Testament Greek. He states in 
his report : 

"In all these classes the students did 
faitliful work and made marked progress. 
It was pleasing to see throughout the 
whole session the deep interest shown by 
them in their studies, and the devout and 
eai-nest spirit in which they carried them 
on." 

VI.SITING LBCTURERS. 

During the session three valuable 
courses of lectures have been given to the 
students by Mr. H. W. Frost, whose sub- 
ject was "The Holy Spirit in His fulness 
of Blessing"; by Rev. D. McTavish, D.Sc, 
who lectured on " The Life of the Apostle 
Paul in connection with his Epistles ; " 
and by Rev. W. H. Hincks, LL.B., who 
discussed "Evangelistic Work in its 
Theme and Methods," These important 
subjects were presented by our friends 
directly from the Word with great clear- 



ness and power, and they cannot fail to 
tell for good on the future ininistry of 
our students. 

OTIIEK VISITORS. 

From time to time during the session 
the School has received visits from otlier 
friends. President MuUins, I). IJ., of 
liOuisville Theological Seminary, favored 
the students with an admirable address 
on the iiualitications needed for 
efficient service. Our old friend, Rev. 
Dr. Erdman, gave a clear and Scriptural 
exposition of "The Old Nature and the 
New. " Pastor George Smith, of Huenos 
Aj'res, and Mrs. .1. C. Lawson, of tlie In- 
dustrial and Evangelical Misson of Pilib- 
hit, India, told of the important work on 
their respective fields and the urgent ne- 
cessity for additional laborers. Mrs. 
Howard Taylor, of China, conducted an 
interesting study of the Epistle to the 
Romans from a missionary standjioint. 
Mr. G. Sherwood Eddy, International Sec- 
retary of the Y.M.C.A. from India, gave a 
thrillingaccount of his labors in that vast 
and needy countrj- ; Rev. R. V. Bingham, 
of the Africa Industrial Mission, ex plained 
the principles of the Mission, and told in 
a touching way of the superstition and 
spiritual destitution of dark Soudan ; 
Rev. Dr. Moffatt, Secretary of the Upper 
Canada Tract Society, presented its work 
and claims, while Rev. B. Bryan, of 
Parkdale, did the same for the Bible So- 
ciety, both visitors inviting the students 
not otherwise employed to take up work 
as colporteurs for the summer vacation ; 
and last, but not least, our aged friend. 
Rev, Thomas Bone, of the Welland Canal 
Mission, gave a most telling and sugges- 
tive talk on " Methods of Winning Men 
to Christ." The visits and addresses of 
all these friends were greatly appreciated. 

THE EVENING CLASSES. 

As in previous sessions, the regular 
Evening Classes have been held on Tues- 
day and Thursday of each week. Dr. 
Harris has given lectures on the same 
subjects as in the Day Classes ; Mr. Mc- 
Nicol has given instruction in the 
Parables of our Lord, and the writer in 
Bible Doctrines. There have also been 
si)ecial classes on Monday and Friday 



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evenings during the session. On the first 
of these 1 comlucted a larfije and interest- 
ing class on the Preparation of Sermon 
Plans, attended principally by the young 
men of tlie Day Classes. On the Friday 
evening, a cIhss conducted by Mr. Mc- 
Nicol met for the study of the Sunday 
School lesson, in which there was an in- 
creased interest taken, the average at- 
tendance being much above that of last 
session. 

MKUICAL CLASSKS. 

During the se.ssion medical classes were 
again conducted by three of the doctors 
who have given us such faithful and effi- 
cient service in the past. Dr. Bowie had 
a class in Materia Medica and Therapeu- 
tics, that is, the nature of drugs and their 
employment in the cure of disease ; and 
Dr. G. D. Porter conducted a course of 
study in Anatomy and Physiology. Dr. 
W. H. Howitt again conducted a class in 
Tropical Diseases, during the second term 
of the session. This instrvxction cannot 
fail to be of great benefit to all who ex- 
pect to engage in missionary service; and 
the medical gentlemen who have so ably 
and eenerously given their labors deserve 
the best thanks of both the students and 
the Board. 

VOCAL MUSIC CLASS. 

In accordance with a strong desire ex- 
pressed by the students, arrangements 
were made in the early part of the session 
for instruction in vocal mu.sic. The ser- 
vices of Mr. A. T. Cringau weie secured, 
and a class was held by him once a week 
in the theory and practice of singing. 
The class was well attended, and the in- 
struction was much appreciated. Good 
work was done, which will frequently be 
of much assistance to the students in 
conducting their gospel services. The 
cost of tlie instruction of this class was 
kindly provided by our President, Dr. 
Harris. 

EXA.MINATIONS. 

Written examinations have been held 
twice during the session on all the courses 
of Bible study pur.sued by the Day and 
Evening Classes. The minimum stand- 
ard for each paper is fiftj' per cent., but 
more than half the students obtained 
seventy-five per cent, and upwards, and 



nearly one-fourth obtained ninety per 
cent, or over on most of their subjects. 
Very few failed to reach the prescribed 
standard, so that the examinations as a 
whole have been quite satisfactory. Dr. 
McTavish very kindly prepared the ques- 
tions on his own subject, and also ex- 
amined the papers handed in ; on which 
he sent me the following report : 

" I have examined the papers on the 
' Life of Paul,' and have been greatly 
delighted with the results. Eleven re- 
ceived over iiinet}^ per cent., and maj' be 
said to have given in full papers. Their 
answers weie clearly and intelligently ex- 
pressed. Thirteen who received seventy 
five per cent, or over, may be called verj' 
good ; wliile scarcely any of the remain- 
ing papers fail to reach the minimum re- 
quirement; most of them being really 
good. It is a pleasure to see such intelli- 
gent answers, and such a good grasp of 
the subject." 

The papers of the recent examination 
on Bible Doctrines were examined by Dr. 
Welton, whose report is as follows : 

" I have examined with very much 
pleasure and interest the papers of the 
students of the Training School, on the 
subject of Bible Doctrines. I am much 
pleased with the evidence given in nearly 
all cases of excellent training and careful 
study, and their remarkably clear, intel- 
lectual and spiritual apprehension of the 
truths of the Bible." 

BIBLE CONFERENCES. 

On the invitation of the Committee of 
the United Young People's Societies of 
Guelph, a Bible Conference, lasting for 
three days, was held in that city in the 
end of October. The exercises were ar- 
ranged under the joint auspices of the 
local Ministerial Association and the 
Bible Training School. The lecturers 
were Dr. Harris, Mr. Winchester, and 
myself. There was an excellent attend- 
ance at the Conference, and much appre- 
ciation was expressed of the benefit 
received from the different Bible studies. 
It is expected that a similar Conference 
will be held in Gait during the coming 
fall. 

PRACTICAL WORK. 

The students have done a large amount 
/'of evangelistic and city mission work 
during the session. Several places out- 
side the city have been supplied with 



TIIK RF/\")R1)ER. 



proachlnK hy our yonnR men ; and on 
two of the fields, Wooilbridnt- hihI Se- 
bright, f^nuious revivals were experi- 
enced, lesultiiifj in laipe additions to the 
membership of the CongreKational and 
Presbyterian churches. During the lat- 
ter half of the session, an evan^i;elistic 
band was formed bj* a number of our 
youni; men, who have conducted success- 
ful services in six different churches of 
the city and neigliborliood. The younpj 
women have also been active and useful 
in different city missions, in house-to- 
house visitation and in Sunday School 
and Young People's work, in this way 
doing much direct good and also receiv- 
ing a valuable training for future service. 

DEVOTIONAL, AND MIS.SIONARY SPIRIT. 

The regular Tuesday forenoon devo- 
tional service has been continued with 
much interest and blessing. This has 
been a featui'e of the School from its be- 
ginning. An early Thursday morning 
missionary praj-er-meeting has also been 
maintained with a good attendance, es- 
pecially of Student Volunteers. Of these 
there have been full}* thirty in the 
School this session who have expressed a 
definite desire for service in the foreign 
field, should God in His i)rovidence open 
up the way. They have also formed a 
class for missionary'' study, which has 
been found verj' helitful. There is great 
reason for thankfulness in the continu- 
ance of a strong missionar}' and devo- 
tional spirit among the students. 

LABOREK.S SENT FORTH. 

In May last four of our students left 
Canada to labor for Christ in Nigeria. 
Since then ten others have gone forth or 
been accepted for service in foreign fields : 
three for India, one for South America, 
one for the Malay Peninsula and two for 
China. The three young men from 
British India, who have just completed 
their course of study with us, will also 
soon be at labor among their fellow- 
countrymen in Burma. To the home 
mission work a larger number of our stu- 
dents has just been appointed tlian at the 
close of any previous session in the his- 
tory of the School. These will labor for 
the most part in destitute fields in New 



Ontario, uiid in Manituljii and the North- 
West. Others will Imj employed aH 
nurses, Bible women, Y. M.C.A. Secre- 
taries, Bible and Tract Society col|)or- 
teurs, and in other spheres of Christian 
usefulness, in which we hope that abun<I- 
ant blessing will attend their labors. 



During the year, Mr. George F'oster of 
Brantford, a member of our Council, was 
taken away by deatli. He was a warm 
friend and supporter of the School from 
its beginning, a faithful and devoted ser- 
vant of Christ, abundant in word and 
work, and a lover of all who love the 
Lord Jesus Christ in sincerity. Mr. Al- 
bert F. Taj'lor, one of our graduates who 
went out to .\frica four years ago. has 
also died at Bida in Northern Nigeria, 
wliere he had just opened a new station. 
He was a young man of great promise, 
being modest, diligent, consecrated, and 
much beloved by his instructors and 
fellow students in the School. May God 
raise up others like-minded to take the 
places of these two, who served their 
.Saviour so faithfully and in such differ- 
ent ways and spheres, the one at home 
and the other abroad. 

TEN V ears' RECORD. 

At the close of the tenth session it may 
be well to review the work that has been 
accomplished. Certainly the results are 
such as to call forth devout gratitude to 
God. The School was opened in Septem- 
ber, 1894, with twelve students. During 
these ten sessions 376 different students 
have been enrolled in the Daj' Classes 
and 1120 in the Evening Classes. Al- 
ready more than 140 have gone forth to 
definite fields of labor. This is exclusive 
of very large numbers who are engaged 
in Sunday Schools, Missions, and other 
branches of Church work in their own 
localities. Sixty-five have gone to the 
foreign field ; twenty-six have entered 
the Christian ministry in Canada, the 
United States and England ; eight have 
been working among the aborigines of 
our own Dominion ; seven became Secre- 
taries of Y.M.C. Associations; five have 
been evangelists ; three have been speci- 



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ally engafjed in Bible instruction ; two 
Imve had cliarjj:e of tlie Nuisin[|;-at-Home 
Mission of Toronto; one continues to 
labor among the Doaf Mutes of tiie cit}', 
and another as missionary among the 
lumbermen of Northern Ontario ; while 
still others are employed as Pastors' As- 
sistants, Catechists, Bible Women, City 
Missionaries, and in similar departments 
of Christian and philanthropic work. 
Foreign missionaries have gone from the 
School to China, India, Japan, Jamaica, 
East Africa. Nigeria, Armenia, Palestine 
and South America. Among our students 
we have had several whose native tongue 
was not English, but French, German, 
Swedish, Russian, Syriac. Chinese. Ben- 
gali. Telugu or Tamil. 

PEKSOXAL. 

It seems to be right that before closing 
this report, I should make some reference 
to my own relation to the work of the 



School. For two or three weeks 'a the 
end of December and the beginnmg of 
Januai J' I was laid aside by a somewhat 
serious illness. Providentiallj' this hap- 
pened at the holida}' season, so that the 
classes did not materially suffer from my 
absence. By the blessing of God my ail- 
ment has almost entirely gone, and yet I 
have been led to feel that there is a possi- 
bility of mj' being soon laid aside. Should 
this be the case, I do not doubt that 
Divine guidance will be graciouslj' vouch- 
safed, for He who has provided both men 
and means for this great work in the past 
will give all needed supply for the time 
to come. To Him we again commend 
our beloved Institution, with the earnest 
prayer that the next decade may be even 
more faithful and blessed in results than 
the one just closed. 

Respectfully submitted, 

William Stewart. 



Tpeasuper's Report. 

RECEIPTS. 

Balance on hand ------ $10 77 

Gifts - 3,421 80 

Incidental Fees ------ 427 29 

Rent of Residence and Hall ... - 285 00 

Collections -----.- 50 (i7 

DISBURSEMENTS. 

Paid Principal, three Instructors and Ass't Sec, $3,u63 00 

" Ground Rent , . - . . 28o (M) 

" Caretaker 195 Oo 

" Coal - - 346 35 

" Light and Water ----- 71 49 

" Telephone ------ 45 00 

" Printing Catalogue, Recorders, etc., and 

Advertising 95 0t> 

" Postage 33 25 

'* Repairs 52 lo 

" Sundries 6 96 

Balance on hand - - ■ - - 



1,194 93 



$4,188 15 
$6 78 



Mr. Shenstone reported that the number of contributors had increased during 
the year. Several members of the Board expressed their gratification at the Report, 
which was unanimously adopted with grateful acknowledgement of the Treasurer's 
services. 



THE RECORDER. 



List of Students. 

Tlie following is a list of tlie Stuilents enrolled in the Day ClasKOB for the Session 
1903-01 : 



Floyd Apnietoii, Mr!iitl)iitlj;e. 

Kdwurd C. Austin, Tomnto. 

MissC. BiikLM", Toronto. 

Miss Aiiiiie Biiillftt, Owen Sound. 

HorU'ii s. Uonnett, t'iikeriiiK. 

A. K. Biruliiirdt. liuelph. 

Mrs. E. U((> Uf, Torcnto. 

Mrs. Dr. Biirnliain, Toronto. 

Miss llazel Clia|iniau, Toronto. 

Hartiv Conn, Heailu-ote. 

Miss Kditli Dale, Toronto. 

Mi.ss F. Deverill, Toronto. 

S. R. Hrako, Toronto. 

Jamos Kills, llolstein. 

E. Kowerakor, En^Mand. 

Miss Llllle (Jalt, Toronto. 

John A. Henderson, Buffalo, N.Y. 

K. Hl^rtrins, Exiter. 

C. T. Molmnii. Hamilton. 

Miss Kate M. Hulmes, Toronto. 

T. H. Hutchinson, Sault Ste. Marie. 

Miss Enuiia Jaekson, Ottawa. 

Miss M. K Kldd, Toronto. 

Miss Carrie Lejirg, Toronto. 

C. J. Loney, Toronto. 

Miss B. Love. Braeebridge. 

Martin Love, Tori)nto. 

J. B. .Mann. Bridi-'eniirtli. 

Miss Martha .Marr. Buffalo, N.Y. 

J. F^. Marrs,'Toronto. 

Mrs. S. T. V. Mason, Toronto. 

Miss B. McAuslan, Heathcote. 

J. K. McCormlck, Bervic. 

J. L. MtCullocli, Sehrlpht. 



\V. S. MiOulre, I'eteilx.ro. 

K. McKenyJe, I'liittlcy. 

Miss Harhara Moulil, Vletorlu, H.(.'. 

Thos. (i. .Murphy. Oxford .Mills 

Mi.s.o.i. (tram, lopinto. 

Cieor>.'e Orman, Toronto. 

E. T. Feel, Toronto. 

A. I'iercy, Atwood. 

Israel Kaiiialint^ani, KanKoon, Kurnni 

Mis.* A. M. Uolull, HaiioN.i. 

Mi.ss Knl)i(lt,'c, T-.r^nto. 

J. A. Kuildli', AuHtralla 

Miss Lila Kusscll, Toronto. 

a. M. Sharpe, Tumnto. 

A. (;. C. Simpson, W'hlterhurcli. 
Miss Jean C. Simps. ui, Hamilton. 

B. C Sirear, Kan^'oon, Burma. 
.Miss Smart, Toronto. 

Horaee Smith, Toronto. 

Daniel Solomon. lian^oon, Burma. 

II. G. S|K'nee, Toronto. 

John A. .Stevens. CJreenoek. 

Miss .Martha Stewart, Elfrlda, 

Miss .Mary Stewart, Toronto. 

Franels Stoteshury. Toronto. 

Mrs. Sullivan, Toronto. 

Miss L. \\ arren, Toronto. 

Kolit. A. Walnislcv. Liverpool, Euf?. 

K. S. Weaver, Tof.mto. 

Miss ('ora Wlgle. 

Miss Ethel M. Wllkliis, Toronto. 

Miss J. Wllkins, Toronto. 

J. F. Wllliatns, Toronto. 



Evening Classes. 

The following is a list of Students in the Evening Classes who have passed one 



or more of the written examinations of this last Session : 



Miss H. 

Miss A. 
Miss K. 
MissB. 
M iss C . 
Miss ,M. 
Miss E. 
Miss G 
L ElB-l 
Miss M 
Miss G. 
Miss M 
W. W. 
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Anient. 
Anthony. 
Baker. " 
Baker. 
Baker. 
Brock. 
E. Brooklnp. 
n BruuRh. 
O. Burlel>.'h. 
Cameron. 
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ran. 



MlssE. Elliott. 
W. A. Farmerv. 
Miss E. Ford. 

E. S. Fish. 
H. S. Gausl.y. 
W. J. Hamilton. 

F. Hayries. 
Miss L. Hi^^g-lns. 
Miss M. Jennings. 
K. E. Jones. 
Miss C. B. Kelsall. 
Miss M. Kenyon. 
K. D. Lees. 

Miss L. Lvon. 



A. Mar.*h. 

•MlssE. Moutt^omerv. 
Miss E. M. Moule. ' 
F. Moule. 

Miss M. K. Murray. 
Miss M. MeCauley . 
Ml.ss A. MeKet.'f,'an. 
\. G. .McHliedran. 
Miss E. E Kavlor. 
A. Xewbold. 
Miss L. Pasooe. 
W. U . I'ett. 
W. Price. 
Miss E. Schotield. 



Miss L. Shepard. 
A. E. Shepard. 
K .Simpson. 
.Mi-s a. Smith. 
Miss L. E. S.iady. 
F. Stanley. 
J. J. Taylor. 
Miss L. Tavlor. 
Mi-8 K. Trlnler. 
.Miss E. Tyler. 
•Miss L. H. Warwoo«l. 
Miss E. M. Watts. 



From Northern Nigeria. 
A letter recently received from Mr. 
Charles Waddell, who left Toronto a 
jear ago, with seven others, to labor in 
connection with the Africa Industrial 
Mission, gives somewhat sad intelligence 
of the health of the party. First Mrs. 
Judd, with her husband and child, had 
to return ; then Mr. Smedley had a seri- 
ous illness, and was invalided home, 
where he has recently arrived somewhat 
improved, but still in much weiikness. 
Now Mr. Waddell writes that Mr. W. 
D. Spinks is far from well, and that tlie 
climate is undermining his health. These 



losses of workers from the field, following 
so soon on the death of dear Albert 
Taylor, are a sad blow to this younjf 
mission. But Mr. Waddell writes in 
.^'ood heart and hope. In looking back 
over the experiences of the year, he 
.^ays : 

" As I see my brethren returning home 
one bj- one. and hear of miinj- of the 
'.roveniment men dying from fever, I am 
led to ask, Am I in the will of God ? As 
far as I know, I am. The real joy I have 
in the work, and the blessings whicli God 

3 bestowing upon me, give me trustful 
assurance. I firmly lielieve that God 
guided me here, and I know that it is for 

ne to be faithful. Prav for me." 



THE RECORDER. 



Our Students fpom India. 

Till' three studonts from British India, 
who Imve attemlod the Bible Trainiiif^ 
School for two sessions, have completed 
their course of study very satisfactorily, 
and received diplomas. At a lar<;ely 
attended Council iield in this city on May 
fith, Mr. Sircar, after very full examina- 
tion, was ordaineil to the work of the 
Gospel ministry. He is to become pastor 
of a newly formed Urdu Church at Ran- 
goon. Burma. The other two will also 
be engaged in missionary service among 
their own people. All three sailed from 
New York on tlie 2lst of May, and are 
followed witli earnest praj-ers that much 
blessing will attend their labors. 



Extracts from Letters. 

One of our friends, in sending a second 
donation to the School, says in his letter : 

" I have always believed that the Bible 
Training School was doing a good work 
in preparing so manj' 3'oung men and 
women for mission service in this and 
other lands. But it is only since I have 
heard about it from one of your students 
directly, that I know more fully how 
great and important your work is. P^n- 
closed find my contribution for the 
School ; I only wish I could make it 
more." 

Another subscriber, in remitting his 
donation to the Treasurer, says : 

"I trust you will find the cheque 
which I enclose helpful, and only wish it 
was ten times as much. If it was, I am 
sure you would have room for it, and it 
would be in a good place." 



Notes. 

The next session of tlie Bible Training 
School will open (D.V.), on Tuesday, 
September 20th, 1904, at 10 a.m. 

Mr. E. Halliwell has been re-engaged 
as "stated supply" for two Congrega- 
tional churches near Woodbridge. 

Messrs. R. A. Walmsley, J. A. Hen- 
der.son, and ,1. A. Stevens expect to labor 
in liaptistHome Mission fields in Ontario 
and Manitoba. 

Messrs. K. McKenzie and H. Smith 
will spend their vacation in colportage 
work under the direction of the Upper 
Canada Tract Society. 

Messrs. J. L McCulloch, A. G. C. 
Sim|)Son, A. Piercy, and R. D. Lees have 
received appointments to labor in Home 
Mission fields under the Presbyterian 
Board. 



Mr. C. W. Bradley, of Buffalo, N. Y., 
a former student of the School and promi- 
nent Y. M. C. A. worker, has l)cen ap- 
point(;d as missionarj' to the Malaj"^ 
Peninsula. 

Misses K. M. Holmes and B. Mould 
have been accepted as missionaries to 
labor ill connection with the Evangelis- 
tic and Industrial Mission at Pilibhit, 
Northern India. 

Miss A R. Hitchon, an esteemed grad- 
uate, and for a time teacher of English in 
the School, has entered on her work as 
Bible AVoman and S. S. Missionary in 
the West End of the city. 

Misses G. E. Brooking and E. E. Naj^- 
lor have been accepted for missionary 
service by the Directors of the China In- 
land Mission. They expect to leave for 
their distant field of labor in the fall. 

Mr. John Brown, one of our graduates, 
after being successfully engaged in the 
Y. M. C. A. work in Montreal and Mt. 
Vernon, N. Y., has received an important 
appointment in the Boys' Department of 
the Central Y. M. C. A., New York city. 

The new Catalogue and Announce- 
ment of the School will be published early 
in .fuly, giving full particulars about In- 
structors, Lecturers and Courses of study 
for next session. Copies maj^ be obtained 
on application to the Principal, Dr. 
Stewart, or to Miss A. Burns, the Assis- 
tant Secretary, 110 College St., Toronto. 



Receipts for General Fund. 

The following donations liave been re- 
ceived from Feb. 11th to April 30th, 1904 : 



No. 97 $.') 00 No. 123 



98 ."J "0 

99 100 00 

100 5 00 

101 25 00 

102 10 00 



1 (X) 

a 00 

.'. 00 

2 00 
.") 00 
5 00 



1(13 

1114 

10.5 

km; 

107 

108... 

109 2.5 00 

110 2 00 

111 2 00 

112 .I" I 00 

113 7.5 00 

111 .5 00 

11.5 25 (N) 

116 2 00 

117 75 (K) 

118 1.50 00 

119 ... 15 00 

1211 15 00 

121 10 00 

122 1 00 



124. 

125.... 

126... 

127.... 

128 .. 

129.... 

LSD. . . . 

131 .. 

132... 

1.33.... 

184.... 

1.35. . . 

186.... 

137.... 

1.38.... 

139.... 

140. . . . 

141 ... 

142.... 

143 .. 

144.... 

145.... 

146.... 

147.... 



$6 

1 

10 

15 

1 

20 

2 

10 

1.5 

2 

50 
50 
10 
5 
10 
52 

25 
25 

100 

40 

50 

5 

100 



Total SI 

l'revioii!»ly acknowledged.... 2, 



Total to A iiril .SOtli , 1904 .... $3,421 80 

JosBi'H N. SiiKNSTONR, Trcas. 



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