Newspaper Clippings for
30 November 1867
Lectures in Millburn.
Our friends at Millburn, commencing with Thursday, December 5th at 7:30 P.M. initiate a
course of lectures, Rev. M. M. Colburn opening the series with "The Original Derivation of
Family Names", a discourse with the merits of which those who have heard it in this city are
well acquainted. We can assure you Millburn friends that they will find it well worthy of
their attention. The remaining lectures of the course will be delivered by Rev. Thomas
Lightbody, pastor of the Congregational Church at Millburn, on various interesting
subjects where the discourse will be delivered.
A course ticket costs about half a dollar, single tickets ten cents. the proceeds to go toward
purchasing a bell for the church, and we trust the entire series will be well attended. Mr.
Lightbody's themes are as follows, and his lectures will be delivered on consecutive
Thursday evenings, commencing December 12th. "Good Health, and how to Enjoy it."
"The Christian Commission, with recollections of what the Speaker saw in Virginia".
"Duration of Memory, or do we Ever Altogether Forget."
"How, to Improve a Poor
Memory." "Mothers or The Hand that Rocks the Cradle Moves the World." "The
Sabbath a Law of Nature as well as of Revelations." And "The Power of Small Things not