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This volume
of
THE CHRONICLE

is dedicated to

Sadie J. Sheffer

(1867-1946)
committed deaconess, compassionate friend
 and untiring worker
who modeled Jesus the Christ.

 

THE CHRONICLE is published by the Historical Society of the Central Pennsylvania
Conference of the United Methodist Church, 900 S. Arlington Avenue, Harrisburg
PA 17109.

 

 

 

THE CHRONICLE

 

Journal of the Historical Society

of the

Central Pennsylvania Conference

of the

United Methodist Church

 

Milton W. Loyer

editor

 

 

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Volume VI                            Spring 1995

 

                    Editor's Preface.....................................2

 

                    John Neidig

 

                      Introduction.......................................3

 

                      A Lecture on John Neidig, Sr.......................5

                              by Daniel Shearer, 1994

                      A Biography of John Neidig.........................9

                              by Isaac Neidig, 1894

 

                    Glimpses of Early Twentieth Century Methodism

 

                      Introduction......................................35

 

                      1. Twenty-Fifth Anniversary of the

                         Conference Board of Education..................36

                              by Edwin C. Keboch, 1941

 

                      2. A History of the Altoona Italian

                         Methodist Episcopal Church.....................50

                              by George G. DiTomasso, Jr., 1994

 

                      3. Early Methodist Recollections

                         in the Central Pennsylvania Conference.........64

                              by Harry Smith, 1968

 

                    The Lost Chord, The Holy City

                    and Williamsport, Pennsylvania......................80

                              by Solomon Goodman, 1994

 

 



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