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William Booth (10 April 1829 – 20 August 1912) was a British Methodist preacher who founded The Salvation Army and became its first General (1878–1912). The Christian movement with...

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  • Oscar Pistorius trial: 'Today is a good day to tell you that I love you'

      News Source: The Guardian | 9 days ago
    That was the text in a Valentine's Day card that Reeva Steenkamp wrote to her boyfriend, Oscar Pistorius , hours before he shot and killed her. It was the last piece of evidence heard as the Paralympic athlete completed a harrowing week of testimony
  • 'I swapped sequins for the Salvation Army!' Meet the woman who ditched her ...

      News Source: Mail Online UK | 3 months ago
    There's a tendency to get into the addiction of dance and the lifestyle that goes with it.' The Sally Army does not allow its recruits to drink alcohol or gamble, and has strict guidelines about sexual behaviour She used to be in a relationship with
  • Loose change changes lives

      News Source: The Durango Herald | 4 months ago
    Durango Herald Sisters Jadyn Paul, 10, left, and Jordyn Paul, 9, share a coat while ringing for The Salvation Army with their grandmother Karen Roberts on Friday afternoon in front of north City Market. The girls' mother, Kathy Paul, thought the
  • 150 icons to celebrate Boise's sesquicentennial: Marian Pritchett School

      News Source: The Idaho Statesman | 12 months ago
    The first officers of the Salvation Army arrived in Boise, population 3,500, in 1887. In 1921, the organization opened The Salvation Army Rescue Home, a small "lying-in," or maternity hospital, for unwed mothers...Minister William Booth founded The
  • Santa Cruz party bus death under investigation

      News Source: The Herald | over 1 year ago
    As California Highway Patrol officers continue investigating a fatal fight on a party bus that killed a 25-year-old Santa Cruz woman on Friday, they're finding it hindered by the chaos and intoxication that surrounded the accident scene. The Party
  • Why gritty East End is London's gold standard

      News Source: CNN | over 1 year ago
    The areas surrounding Queen Mary University in Mile End were miles from the well-kempt tourist attractions of central London. While many west London neighborhoods have aged gracefully, large eastern swathes of the capital merely look dilapidated and
  • Benton prosecutor sworn in at federal level

      News Source: Tri-City Herald | over 2 years ago
    Kraemer, Tri-City Herald Benton County has a new special federal prosecutor to help with local cases that may benefit from stiffer penalties in U.S...Deputy Prosecutor Kristin McRoberts was sworn in Monday as a member of the federal bar and a special
  • Founder gone, but foundation of generosity standing strong

      News Source: Merced Sun-Star | over 2 years ago
    The founder of the Helping Hand at Christmas program, co-sponsored by the Merced Sun-Star and The Salvation Army, is remembered by friends and loved ones for his giving nature. Wainwright may be gone, but his beloved Helping Hand soldiers on this

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