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rrvnpir^xr \ Ir vjiULdorsi iv response to the rnptest ol the Program nil tee ol the Kerrville (Texas) Kncampthe Executive (.'onunittee ol' Foreign Ii-?ioiis. Pew II. F. Williams, tiehl secretary, .ippointed to arrange lor the speakers ami itici the I- oreign Mission ('onterence at e. .1 Illy 11 l.t. 11... I . arraneinii lor tin; Kerrville l**iioaiii|?iiiont ! I.nil. it was decided t?? hold ;i series ol . n iun M issiomiry ('onTerences in cities that i he visiied en route from Nashville to Alio. ( 'orrespondence was opened with :t in <t o| cities ;ind tsivoruhlc replies to the : r-ol' the held secret sir v were received from !? < 111:>11 twice as many cities as could he led in the itinerary. i r |o"Hii\viMir cities have heen selected to idled: I onniiuihani. Ala.. Sundsiy and Ni11111lay. duly lltli and 1'Jtli: Meridian, Miss.. M-inlay and Tuesday. duly li'lh and loth; l';i e-tnii. Texas. Thursdsiy and Friday, duly li and lhth : San Antonio, Texas. Sunday Monday, duly Isth and l'dtli; Corpus hi i-i i. Texas, Tuesday and Wednesday, duly i and J 1st, and Kcrrville F.ncaniptneiit, le\ >. duly Ji'iid-Joth. A nuinher of smaller - will he visited for a shorter time. ICKV. JAMES I. VANCE, l>. I)., ' 'Miiiiiaii l''.\('ciiiiv(> Committee Foreign Missions, Nashville. iic jieim'ral plan I'm* <*ncli comUtciicp will l>c 1.1 - i 11 1 1 v I - -IM iv?mi auurrss ?ilift :i11 iiuuress iiv l #r. ;,,'e < !i the opening iiii;lit. The In]lowing will he devoted to meetings for women. Iitiiooii address, a supper and a conference die pastors and otlicers of llie elm relies, 1 1 Insinjr addresses, including a second stere"i"iCt?ii address on the second niidit. ' lollowini"- will deliver addresses and take r, :' in the conferences: I Jev. .lames I. Vance, h uev. u. I). Ilctlinger :in<l Kev. II. I-. Willis, Held secretarv. In a<hl'tioli to the V ers, Mr. (ieorji,e F. Sceiiiiin, n student <?| ' lerhilt I liiversity, jjeiu'i'oiisly donates In-' ices to accompany the party to look niter s'ereopticon arranii'eiuents iiiul other do I' l>r. V;mce, ;is a representative pastor L ~ OND. NEW ORLEANS, ATLANTA, JULY 7, 1 USSIONARY O \N OFFICIAL YISITATIOI ! *?Missions, with liis thorough acquaintance with our t'oreiun work, hoth on tlie field and at llio homo ha.-o; Mr. Ilodiiiiivr, with his marvelous experiences as one ot our missionaries in the Cntiuo; Kev. II. F. Williams, with f ~ HFV. II. F. \\ II.I.IAMS, Field Sctrciar) Fvocutive ConiiiiilUH' Foreign Missions, Nashville. his years of service in Foreign Mission work ;iinl extensive travels on the mission liehls. ami the assistance o! Mr. Seenian in the stereopticon work ami other details. insure a program of unusual inspiration ami education. Anloin: tin* topics ot addresses are the I >1 lowing: " I he W orld's Summons," *** >n * World < Mdi<iat ion," "'I lie M issionary I Met For a Sick < liureh." " The Survey of Our World I' iehl. "In the Heart ot the Mark t'ontinent. " I he Women o| the <'0114*0," and "<)tir Missions Illustrated a scries ot storenpticnn ad.1....-.-,..-. 'i*l : 11 1 ' i urn- wilt :i I? IM' CO|| Id'CllCeS Oil the foreign missionary work of the Women's Missionary Societies. Missionary Kiliicat ion. Koreiii'ii Missions in ilie Sunday-schools. etc. At each niiiht session there will lie an illustrated address on our different fields. I lie visitation is oflicial. I lie plan was sulimitted to and approved hy the Kxectilive ('oininitlee ol foreign Missions. Dr. Vance pies in his oflicial capacity us chairman of the Kxe MK. <;i:o. r. SKKMW, .Malinger of Stcreopticoii Details. I BMAW <western Presbyter/at^ ral Presbyter/an p 'thern Presbyter/an .915. No. 20 DNFERENCE v i'iiiim' ? oiiiin111<*? mI I-mi-i ilth .Missions, and tin* other members of the party represent dilTerent th'pjirtmeiits of tlte work. The importanee ot this itinerary so impressed 1 >r. Vance that he is making' a sacrifice of about three weeks of his summer vacation in order to carry through the program. < 'oiiiinittees have been appointed from the churches in the cities tinned and the local interest indicates a full attendance at all the sessions. No tinancial plediie is asked of tin* churches in the cities to be visited, but a voluntary oHerinir will be received at all the yeneral sessions. lilt' proceeds to l?c applied to the expenses o: the itinerary. I'lie Kerrville Kncainpinent will open Thursday niiiht, .Inly Jiind. with the Foreign Mission section of the program. I >r. N ance will deliver tin* opening address. Addresses will he made and conferences conducted hv all the representatives of the Fxecutive ('ommittee of I'oreiim Missions on Friday, Saturdav and Sunday? closing' the Foreign Mission part of the program on Sunday niiiht. .lulv Jotli. It tins series of Foreign Missionarv < 'onfeieiices is as successful as is contideiitly exi <J. j . c' $eSBb 13939flBf : ' #9mm ItKV. K. 1>. UKI?IX(iKK. Missionary from (lie Ciiiiitn, Africa. pec ted. it is the plan of the liehl secretary to arrange for a nuinher of similar conferences during the fall and winter, lleipiests for conferences have already Keen made hv a nuinher of cities. ('oiiiinuuications regarding contcreiu-es Ji.n.U I I.I --I 1? ... l l i - o' i - iKi'in-^rii 1<? II. r. \\ II liaius, lirld secretary. 1 I Fifth Avenue, N., Nashville. I onn. ; If it is true, as we aiv told, that "Time is the stii 11" that life is made of," then wasting time is wasting life, and stealing time is stealing life, and "killing time," is a kind of snieide or murder?perhaps hotli; for an idler very eoinmonly steals another's time with wliieh to Nil liis own. These time-thieves are nearly all out of jail and are to he found in the host society. I would rather meet a pickpocket. dosiali Strong.