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Edward McShane Waits, later to become the President of Texas Christian University, begins a two part article (pages 2,3) "The Character and the Work of an Evangelist."
Page 10 has a report titled "Among the Colored People" by African American preacher J. E. Anderson from Hamlin, Kentucky. Anderson reports on a struggling congregation at Trenton, Tennessee, and his preaching at Yorkville, Tennessee, presumably among African American believers.
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Harmon, Marion F.; Watson, James M.; and Spiegel, Oscar P., "Gospel-Messenger-8-41-October-15-1897" (1897). Gospel Messenger. 41.