The Salvation Army.
WELCOME TO GENERAL BOOTH.
Wellington, April 30 Pome hundreds of people attended Parliament Building on Saturday in response to invitations issued by the Ministry, for the purpose of meeting General Booth. In introducing the General, the Premier said that the visitor was respected throughout the civilised world. People who were - sceptical at the time the Salvation Army commenced work must now realise that there was a necessity for it. The difficulties which had been overoome must have past down stronger men. than he to whom they now paid deference. General Booth, in replying, said that the Army waa justified by the existence of certain circumstances and conditions amongst mankind. In India there were Something like forty millions of people who did not know what it was like to have a satisfactory meal, and in the very centres of civilisation, of wealth and learning, there were masses of people who found living a misery. The Army looked after the waste of mankind, and endeavoured to reclaim it.
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The Salvation Army., Ashburton Guardian, Volume XXII, Issue 6558, 1 May 1905
The Salvation Army. Ashburton Guardian, Volume XXII, Issue 6558, 1 May 1905
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