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The article by Edward McShane Waits, "The Character and the Work of an Evangelist," concludes on page 2.
Page 3 has "Report of Negro Education" with editorial comments on the work at Southern Christian Institute, Edwards, Mississippi. The school, unfortunately, is quarantined at this time because of yellow fever.
Page 11 has an obituary for Mrs. Mary F. May (December 12, 1848 - July 22, 1897)
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Harmon, Marion F.; Watson, James M.; and Spiegel, Oscar P., "Gospel-Messenger-8-42-October-22-1897" (1897). Gospel Messenger. 42.