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Benny Alden has just one buck to spend on Grandfather's birthday current. yet every little thing he unearths both expenses an excessive amount of or isn't a lot enjoyable. Then Benny, his pal Michael, and his puppy, Watch, pay attention Grandfather chatting with the baker, and all of sudden Benny has an idea that's best suited!

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Moreover, the small sums involved did not preclude women from making a formidable financial contribution to the foreign missionary effort, enough to eventually allow women a measure of freedom from the dominance of their parent board. From its creation in 1878, to the death in 1895 of Mrs. McGavock, the Southern WFMS grew to 70,000 members, supporting 38 foreign missionaries, 109 teachers and helpers, 11 Bible women, twelve boarding schools, and one hospital. 53 per member. 85 chapter 1: women’s missionary societies 49 The monies raised were reflective of the popularity of the missionary movement, and especially the Methodist society, for American women.

By 1896, after nearly twenty-five years, it was estimated that the total number of women belonging to all of the foreign missionary societies was close to 600,000. In comparison, by 1890 the National American Woman Suffrage Association (NAWSA) had numbered only 7,000 members, while the Woman’s Christian Temperance Union (WCTU) would number only 168,000 by 1899. 80 The Methodist society’s growth had been impressive, with over 150,000 members by 1895, 267,000 in 1910 (at a time when the NAWSA’s membership was only 75,000) and over 500,000 by 1920.

Nathan Hatch described one account of the role of ministers and the audience reaction: to have the power of God “strike fire” over a mass audience; they encouraged uncensored testimonials by persons without respect to age, gender or race . . 36 sino-american friendship the public sharing of private ecstasy . . overt physical display and emotional release . 31 Camp meeting testimonials were likewise at odds with Victorian America’s emphasis upon Victorian constraints against female public speaking.

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