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THE HYMN THAT HELPED MAKE A GOVERNOR
A youth entered Gustavus Adolphus College with the purpose of taking a brief business course.
The singing of "A Mighty Fortress Is Our God” by three hundred voices in the chapel of the College so impressed the young man that he determined to continue his studies and get all the College could give him.
That young man is now Governor Eberhart of Minnesota.
GOVERNOR EBERHART OF MINNESOTA. After noting the facts, the editor of one of Minnesota's leading secular newspapers writes: "In the song he found the germ that made him Governor in less than twenty years. Four hundred years had not ended the power of the Luther hymn: it was still potent to make men men."
This hymn, and two hundred and forty-nine others with inspiring ring and tuneful harmony, make up the
LUTHER LEAGUE HYMNAL
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Official Call for the Tenth National Convention
Albany, N. Y , November 12, 13 and 14, 1912
The National Executive Committee have accepted the kind invitations of the Luther Leagues of Albany and vicinity to hold the Tenth Convention of The Luther League of America in Albany, N. Y. After conferring with the local committee, the Executive Committee has designated November 12, 13 and 14, 1912, as the time for holding the Convention.
REPRESENTATION. Any society, of whatever name, connected with a Lutheran congregation or a Lutheran institution of learning, and District and State organizations whose admission shall have been recommended by the Committee on Credentials, are entitled to membership, with representation as follows: Each society admitted to membership shall be entitled to one delegate, each District League to three delegates, and each State or Territorial organization to ten delegates. Delegates to the Convention are expected and required to present properly certified credentials. Credentials should be signed by the President and the Secretary of each organization.
CREDENTIALS. Credential blanks for delegates, whether from a State League, a District League, or a local society, should be secured at once by State, District, and local officers from Rev. C. K. Hunton, Statistical Secretary, Salem, Va. All credentials should be filled out in duplicate, one part being sent to Rev. C. K. Hunton, Statistical Secretary, and the other part retained by the delegate for presentation to the Credential Committee at Albany. Blank forms for credentials for delegates will be sent upon application to the Statistical Secretary, who will also furnish gratuitously the uniform statistical blanks of The Luther League of America. Credentials should be sent Mr. Hunton not later than October 30.
GENERAL INFORMATION. The arrangement of the program is in charge of a sub-committee of the Executive Committee. As soon as possible announcement will be made relative to the programm through THE REVIEW.
The LUTHER LEAGUE REVIEW will furnish official information each month in regard to the Convention, and after the Convention will publish a Convention Number containing full reports of the proceedings.
Subscriptions should be made now, and secure the pro-Convention number of THE REVIEW, and also the official Convention Report.
Particulars as to hotels and other local arrangements will be furnished in due season by the local convention committee. By direction of the Executive Committee,
LUTHER M. KUHNS,
General Secretary of the Luther League of America. WM. C. STOEVER,
President of the Luther League of America.