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THE DAILY PRESS, WHITE PLAINS, N..Y., SATURDAY, AUGUST 3,1929 RELIGIOUS NEWS OF WHITE PLAINS AND VICINITY SUNDAY SCHOOL LESSON A BRICK FROM BABYLON BEARS MEMORIES OF A FAMOUS CAROUSE Presbyterian Vacation Bible School CITY SERVICES TOMORROW and Fisher avenue. Rev. William D. Street, D. D.. minister; Harold H. Eymann, director of religious education. Mr. Eymann will preach tomorrow morning at 11 o'clock. Mrs. Hillman Hunnewell will sing. Mrs. Louise Abbott Johnston, or ­ ganist A brick from Babylon lies In my | der If It. would not be useful tern- study. All the way from the ruins of | perance propaganda, now that the Babylon, wher i Jackals now howl , amateur movie camera has come and owl, hoot and where no man I into common use. to take actlon- dwells. I carried this souvenir. It | pictures of drinking parties, to Is the strange policy of the present show later to th- participants Irak Government to let the ruins when they become sober. No man of Babylon., so carefully excavated of Intelligence would ever again by the Germans under Dr. Kalde- get drunk could he onoe see and way. revert to shapeless desolation, hear his own actions while inunl ­ and whosoever cares to do so may cated. . Every drinking party Is a carry away mementos of the great substantial evidence of the '.ruth days of Nebuchadrexsar. of Shakespeare ’ s observation that When I visited Babylon In Janu- strong drink Is an enemy taken in ary. >911, the whole plan of Ne- the mouth to steal away one's buchad rexxar's palace had been brains. meticulously laid bare, so that one It la scarcely too general a propo- could walk through the Identical sltlon to declare that modern drink- chambers and passageways once log Is atrophying all the finer sen- trodden by the feet of the famous slbillUes of those who lndulgdn It. monarch who ruled his world. I Last Eastertide I attended In Phll- was most of all Impressed by the adelphta a performance of Wag- great throne room of the palace, net's solemnising •'Parsifal.\ Dur- every brick of the floor In perfect Ing an Intermission I Joined a position, where It had been cement- crowd of ladles and gentlemen ed In bitumen, twenty-flve hundred about the drinking fountain and years ago. The Germans even there I saw a young society man ! pointed out to me the alcove where braxenly take out a stiver Saak doubtless stood the king's throne. I and shary his gin with two other ! Hera sat Belshaxxar during the rev- youths. The poor glided fool had elry which was so dramatically end- so calloused his hereditary Instincts ed by the mysterious hand, writing concerning the properties that he a massage of doom on the opposite was without shame. Our recent Superintendent of W. C. S. P. C. Presented With Gift A a He Leaves to Take\ Position in Ohio Mr. James E. Stusrt. who up un ­ til about a week ago was Super ­ intendent of the Westchester Coun ­ ty Society for the Prevention of CruiKy to Children, wms tendered a dinner before ho left, and preeented with a wrist watch by his staff. The dinner was, held at th# \Green Shutters\ at Tuckahoe. Mr. Stuart resigned his position here to ac ­ cept a poet with the Ohio Humane Society, with offices at ClnctnnaU. which he expects to re-organlsa and where he will Institute the newest methods. He left White Plains on Thursday to Join Mrs. 8tuart and his two children at Covington. Vs., and expects to take up his new j duties early next week. Mr Stuart was formerly the head 1 of an organisation In Washington.! | D. C. He was In charge of the | Westchester B. P. C. C. for two years When Mr. Stuart cams to Westchester two years ago, the i only office of the S. P, C. C. was | In Yonkers. The work was really ! police work and the quarters were very Inadequate, Mr. Stuart was Instrumental In having the office moved to the County Court House I In White Plains, where there la no rental to pay and money thus saved can be used to Increase the scope of the work. He organised the dlf- ' ferent districts which are now func- ' ' tinning and made a child welfare ’ ! organlxatlon of the Society. Mr. ! Stuart felt very strongly that ! , \physical cruelty\ represents only a minute proportion of the case*! handled by such societies. Cruelty has been redeflned to cover abuse. | neglect and Improper guardianship j Those present at the dinner \ Mamaroneck avenue. Miss Nanna Weber, organist. \Progress in Personal Religion\ Is the topic for the sermon to be de ­ livered at 11 o'clock tomorrow morning by tho Rev. Mr. Melville. Mrs. Louis Leon!, soprano, will bo the soloist. There will be no ses ­ sion of the Sunday School until September. Church of St. Bernard's, South Lexington avenue and Prospect street Rev. John B. Murphy, pas ­ tor; assistant Rev. John Corrigan. Sunday masses at 7, II (Children's Msssl. 10. 11 a. m. Evening devo ­ tions at 8 p. m- Holy Rosary and Episcopal Church. Sterling avenue and Prospect street Rector, Rev. Wright, Herbert Weightman and William Clark. Church street The Rev. Frank H. Slmmonds. M. A, rector. The Rev. Culver B. Alford. S. T. B„ assistant Sunday mass at 7:10. Matins at 10:30. Choral Eucharist and ser- I mon at 10:48. Weekday masses. Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday at 7:1?. Lighting Company to Open New Office In Mount Kisco With Resception to Public on Monday vif * D TftfTO Pins are being perfected fo September bazaar to be 'give 81 Bernard's Church. The b will he held during the second In the month and will have ' Brown as general chalrmn J. F. McCarthy will be In c the prize committee and Treaey treasurer. The First Church of Christ Scientist Maple and Mamaroneck avenues. Sunday services at 11 a. m. Sun ­ day achool at 9:30. Subject: \Love.\ Wednesday evening meeting at 1:15 o'clock at which testimonials of Christian Science healings are given. The reading room !» located at No. 9 Maple avenue and is open -dally from 13 noon to 8:30 p. m. The Bible and authorised Chris ­ tian Science literature may be read, borrowed or purchased. The loan library Is free. Trinity Lutheran Church. Ora-j waupum street, near Poet road, j The Rev. Evald B. Lawson, pastor. Morning worship win be held at 11. o'clock. This Service will mark the ■ beginning of Rev. Mr. Lawson's ■ second year at Trinity. ■ Tho Sunday School teachers will! remain at the close of the service . H tomorrow, 'o make fi nal plans for ■ the Sunday School picnic which Is j to be held at Woodlands Lako Park. Ardslcy. on Saturday. August 10. | Transaction of Business. Constructed of Har­ vard Brick With Terra Cotta Trim. building' fund. The aomplete list mlttees has not yet bee The new district office building of theWestohestsr Lighting Company . ' located at 86 East Main .. street. I Mount Kisco. will be formally open-1 ed Monday evening, and the public j l* Invited to Inspect the building bitween 8 and 10 o'clock. In an announcement today, Eu ­ gene H. Roeenqurst, president of the utility organlxatlon, stated: I \Our new Mouht Kisco building I Is essentially a local Institution. It has been erected for the greater convenience of Our customers In transacting business concerning gas and electric services. Its arrange ­ ment embodies the most up-to-date facilities for efficient office service and typifies Mount Klsco's modern spirit of progress.\ The new office, which Is centrally located and well equipped, will be open for the transaction of business Tuesday morning, August 8. The building, which Is approxi ­ mately 38 by 89 feet. Is on a plot 100 by 110 feet, and la of red Har ­ vard brick with terra cotta trim ­ mings. It consists of a basement, main floor and mexxanlne. The In ­ terior la trimmed with dark-flnlah | Brann. the auther. has Illustrated I with her own pictures of chlldran. | \I Go a-Trnvellng\ by James ’ Tip -1 pett. a. small volume with pictures In black and white to Illustrate the : verses, Is a companion volume to \I Live in a City.\ Uttle children : love the stories and pictures of buseaand cars and motors Nina ' | Ulcol and Doris Folger contribute j I the story of s Montana ranch, about cow ponies and a rodeo and Indian dances, called \Rustry Pete ! i of the Lazy A B.\ and Is illustrated by silhouettes. For oldor girls there Is a new edi ­ tion. attractively Illustrated, of Sarah Ome Jewett's \Betty Leices ­ ter\ a New England story; and Hitchcock Memorial and Community Baptist in • Scarsdale Unite During — - August ! ntlrlng the month of August, the ’ Scandal* -Community Baptist] Church and the Hitchcock Memo- f rial Church will hold union serv- . Ices at the Beared ale Theater, Bta- : Uon Park. | The preacher tomorrow morning will be Dr. Harry S. Myers. On August 11. Dr. Charles H. Bear*, secretary of the New York Baptist City Mission Society will preach. On August 18. the Rev. W 3- Rich ­ ardson. of the Laura Spelmen Rockefeller Memorial FoundaUon. will occupy the pulpit and on Au ­ gust 25, the Rev. Psul Alden. can ­ didate secretary of the American BapUst Foreign Mission 8oeiety and a resident of Scarsdale. will speak. Herbert Winston Hansen, the minister of the Community Baptist Church. Is away on his vacation Sail Planned For August 16 Jn Spite or the extreme hot weather or perhaps because of It people are reading. The books most In demand at tho White Plains Pub ­ lic Library Indicate that tastes run to serious things. Some of the popu ­ lar books are \Henry VIII\ by Francis Hackett. that delightfully ! detailed story of the ruddy Prince , ------------------- „ Hal and his six wives; \A preface Dale 8n«deker to Morale\ by Walter Llppman. an 1 Nantucket, analyila of modem morals; “ Little \ -Bugle\ by T Caesar'' by W. R. Burnett: all about - flne dog story < the life of a Chicago gangster: “ Chatt Roland thrilling and written .simply and Righter, has s well: “Maids Will Be Wives\ by negat Bay and Hazel Cole, th* tragedy of a woman atea. \Swords capable of flne things who Is ne , Dsnforth B crushed by esse and security. The tractive book, children's book department Is si- tale, a roraanc .ways popular. There were many nm century, new books and new editions of old , favorites published this spring and . summer. In fact there were more ,... children's books published this year ...tlnE w than ever before. It was once the 52? “ ,. 7i „ “ custom to have moat of the Juvenile “ publications come out in the fall, but publishers, are now realizing thMjmeh books can be published bun , -^ ool ^-. , For younger children. Hugh Loft- < £*L 1 lng has written an amusing story ' -K.1W ■««, 53 The executive committee of the Scandinavian Society of Trinity Lutheran Church met In the par ­ sonage Thursday evening and made final arrangements for the moon ­ light sail planned Tor Friday eve ­ ning. August 16. Miss Dorothea Jensen will be the chairman In charge of ticket sales. The trip will be made on the, \Liberty.\ leaving New Rochelle at 8:15 p. m. Refreshments will be served during the evening. First Baptist Church, comer Maple and Mamaroneck avenues. 11 a. m, morning worship and com ­ munion sendee. Sermon on the I topic: The Master's Surprise.\ by! JUV. Charles O. Wright, D. D„ exe ­ cutive secretary of the West Side T. M. C. A.. New York City. 10 ■ rq — The Church School. Dr. Wright will lesd the adult class. The Wednesday evening service win be ommltted during the month of August. • Seminary Profeasor At Union Service Dr. Howard T. Kulst will be the preaches tomorrow morning at the Presbyterian Church. Dr. Kulst la a professor In the Biblical Semin ­ ary In New York City. He will oc ­ cupy the local pulpit at the 11 o'clock service, which will be the union service for the congregations of the Memorial Methodist Episco ­ pal and the Presbyterians. Those congregations arp worshipping to ­ gether thle summer while the Methodist Episcopal edifice is un ­ dergoing repairs. Its Story of Belshazzar's feat. Orien ­ tal magnificence, and the orgies which go with s drunken carouse, are clearly depicted. Flushed with strong drink, the pa rtythought It i would be “ smart' to use as drink ­ ing cups In their debauch the 'sacred vessels of the Jewi, which Nebuchadrexsar had brought to ed In the blance and found Ing. Their feast day was their ment day. To face the terrible decree All-Wise and AU-PowerfuL “ i Scarsdale Churches the temple of Jerusalem. That kind of drunken bravado has had many a parallel since. Every man of the world knows kindred talea concerning present-day “ partlea.\ tual construction of the building, exceptional care was exercised to preserve the natural beauty of the site. Tbs result of this forethough la that grass plots and large shade trees greatly enhance the general attractiveness of the structure. Electric and telephone wires en ­ ter the building underground. The work on the building started the early part of January, this year, the -Wooden Shoes\ Is a charming story of Brittany, which Esther Mount Kisco office of the Westchester Lighting Company, which will be opened Monday evening to receive the residents of the Northern Westchester community. The office will be open to transact business on Tuesday, August 6. The structure is of-Harv- vard brick, trimed with terra cotta.- It is designed both for beauty and the rapid transact#? of business. -. . . ^ ,

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