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"Z.W.T. TRACT SOCIETY."
This Society was organized less
than one year ago, for the object indicated
by the name.
It is but proper
that a statement should now be made
at the beginning of the year 1882.
The object of the Society was
stated but no requests for help were
The donations below mentioned,
were free-will offeringssome
giving until they could feel it.
amounts ranged from one dollar up
Total am'ts of cash received, ..$35,391.18
expenditures in printing,
etc., etc., .............. 35,336.18
Balance in treasury, Jan. ......$ 55.00
Bills coming due, about ........
To all whose donations have been
over one hundred dollars, we have
made special reports, and to any
donor the books are always open for
We propose continuing this fund,
and will endeavor to use it prudently
as fast as it is received.
In fact as
will be noticed in the above report,
the expenditure generally exceeds the
receipts, but a brother who has already
contributed largely, guarantees
any debts incurred, to the amount of
one thousand dollars in excess of
It is a principle with us, not to allow
the Lord's money to rust.
Should the fund increase sufficiently
to permit it, we propose using
some portion of it for sending out
We never solicit donations.
who possess this world's goods and
are wholly consecrated need only to
know how they can use it.
to this fund should be specified.
Address C. T. Russell, Pittsburgh.
An article from Bro. A. D. Jones
of the Day Star, relative to "The
blessed dying"in harmony with
views presented in our last two issuesis crowded out of this number,
but will appear in our next.
Bro. J. requests us to correct an error
which occurred in fourth column
second page of the last (Dec.) number
of the Day Star, viz: "To the division
of the land," sixty instead of
We sent samples of the Day Star to about seven thousand names of
our list, that they might have opportunity
to judge of its merits.