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Little Maids in the "Moon Door"
Symbol of the Hope of New China
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Girling College, at Nanking, Is Girls' School in Five Provinces Wih Popula.
tion of 111,000,000-Interchurch World Movement to Aid Institution,
The way to all things at Ginling lies
through the moon door. And through
the moon door on the way to wisdom
pass and repass, every day, the 70
Chinese maidens of the "gung-gwan."
The moon door at Ginling is round
as the full moon, whence it has its
name. And the Chinese maiden, as
she steps over its high sill, may spread
wide her arms and still not touch its
rim with the tips of her fingers.
Sometimes across the court yard is
another moon door, and beyond it, like
a smaller concentric circle, still an
other, leading on through that Chinese
puzzle of a house, the "gung-gwan" or
official residence at Nanking, China,
which is now the home of Ginling Col
lege for Chinese girls-one of the
three women's colleges in all China.
The moon door is but a single fea
ture of the old place. Once inside the
high stonle walls that enclose it one is
lost in a maze of courts and galleries
and covered passages and isolated
The whole is China, old China and
new. The moon doors and the archi
tecture as a whole lend the dignity
and the greatness of old China. But
the laboratories and dormitories, libra
ries and studies made from the old
rooms of state and ceremony are mod
ern; Just as the force of America is
behind it all, represented by the fire
American missionary organizations
and the American Smith College
which maintain Ginling, is modern.
One pushes ajar the halves of a
moon door, latticed over paper in
plum blossom and honeycomb design,
and enters a chemical laboratory set
up in a room with 20 windows, each
framed in dragon tracery. And from
the flagstones of the laboratory floor,
often is scraped fungi and mould for
use under the microscope.
These are typical contrasts of Gin.
ling College, revealed through the
survey of the Chinese field now being
made by the Interchurch World
Movement, which seeks to promote the
closer co-operation of Protestant
Churches of America in attaining their
Ginling College, the survey shows,
is at the heart of five Chinese prowv
inces, with a total population of 110,;
000,000-and is the only woman's col*
lege in that great area.
Ginling owns 37 acres of land on
the hills beside the Yangtze river. In
the Interchurch World Movement sur
vey of China, there is a budget item
of $500,000. It is there to show the
I churches of America how they can
. place upon that land on the hill the
i library, administration building, reci
tation buildings, chapel-all that are
s needed for a modern college.
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BASIS FOR cHURCN
Interchurch World Movement
Natural Growth Of Tendency
To Eliminate Waste
AVOIDS USELESS COMPET!TION
Religious Financiering Revolutionized
By Success Of Men And Millions
Movement And Co-operation
The Interchurch World Movement
of North America is an attempt by
forward-looking leaders of the various
evangelical denominations of the Unit
ed States and Canada to co-ordinate
the resources in men, money and mate
rial for Protestant America.
Historically it is the logical out
growth cf a tendency of the national:
boards in each denomination to form
working alliances among themselves,
in which each board shall preserve its'
identity and control its own personnel'
In former times, the home mission
society, the foreign mission society,
the church extension society and the
various philanthropic and eleemosy
nary agencies of any denomination
conducted their affairs independently
of one another. Each surveyed its
own restricted territory, prepared a
budget of money and workers for its
own purposes and made its own ap
peal to its constituency for support.
This could only mean that these
agencies were more or less in com.
petition with one another: tFht there
were waste and d"nlic.tion cf work
and money, and that among them all
some work was neglected and some
denominational resources were entire.
ly overlooked. Because of their spe.
cialized training, the leaders of each
agency regarded themselves as pecu.
liarly fitted for their tasks, and jeal.
ously regarded attempts at outside
Decide On Experiment
After decades of such haphazard
methods, the leaders of one denomina
tion decided on an experiment. They
thought it would be possible for the
agencies to get together for a corn
mon study of all the opportunities and
resources of their brotherhood, to
make out a unified budget of men and
money, and to conduct a concerted ap
peal for funds. It was made clear
that each constituent board should
preserve complete autonomy.
When the board representatives met
, they found it Possible to eliminate a
* great amount of organization ex.
n penses. They ultimately worked out
e a budget and plan of campaign that
t" was satisfactory to all. This resulted
e in the famous "Men and Millions
Movement" of the Disciples of Christ,
which brought in what was then con.
sidered the staggering sum of $8,
300,000 for a five-year program. The
members of the communion were so
of conducting affairs that they con
tributed even more generously than
had been expected.
The success of this enterprise revo
lutionized the whole business of
church financiering. The other great
denominations immediately adopted
the plan. The denominational associa
tions have come to be known as "for.
ward movements," and some thirty of
them are in existence today. Each one
has clarified all the information in re
lation to enterprise within the denomi
nation, and has reduced the business
of collecting and spending money to a
The Interchurch World Movement Is
simply a plan to do interdenomination.
ally what the forward movements
have done within the various com
munions. It means that every denomi
national budget will be made in the
light of world needs instead of in the
semi-obscurity of incomplete informs.
tion. It means that contributions to
one denomination will not be in waste
ful competition with contributions to
another, because all the fellowships
will have worked out their program
The functions of the Interchurch
World Movement are threefold. First,
it collects, by means of world surveys,
all the pertinent facts on which de
nominational programs may be built.
Second, it sets ui' the practical ma.
chinery of co-operation. Third, it acts
in an advisory capacity whenever its
advice is requested.
The Movement .has nothing to do
with organic church union or matters
of creed or doctrine. Each constituent
unit preserves complete autonomy, and
is bound only so far as it wishes to be
bound. Financial appeals are made
by each denomination to its own con
stituency. Any surplus in undesignat.
ed funds, over and above the actual
cost of administration, will be prorat.
ed among the denominations engaged
in a given financial undertaking
An illustration of one thing the
Movement can do is to be found in a
western community of 1,600 persons
in which thirteen denominations have
been supporting separate churches
with missionary funds, while an adja
cent territory of 50,000 persons has
only three churches. By seeing that all
issionary boards are supplied with
ifornatio in such cases, the More.
t will make possible a wiser dis.
ibtion of fuans.
fIts rst goals are to reduce unneces.
ar, duplication and overlapping to
Linfimum and to bring about an in
t ~a nt divi*so of labor . .,
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I hereby certify that the abort
and foregoing is a true andn
rect list of Jurors drawn for. q
vice at March term of 26th Jau
oial District Court of Lou;;
for Washington Parish, begiuuai
Monday, March let, 1920, m
January 29th, 1920.
M. A. Thigpeno,
Clerk of Court.
To contract hardwood loggia
A. L. Hickman, uEnpt,
Richard P. Baer & 0
' The next examination of
cants for teachers' ce
will be held in the Cour
at Franklinton April 5,6, 7
8, 9, 10 negro. The examin
upon books of the reading eo
will be held Saturday, April
D. H. Stringfield,
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Sheriff Sale.--No, 38812
First State Bank
Notice is hereby given thatby
tue of an order of seizure andi
issued out of the 26th J
District Court of La., in and ~for i
ington Parish, in above entitled.
and to me directed, I will p
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Sat the .principal front door oft
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