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twine it along the rails of the trellis.
Do not give it any branches. Ask the children if such a vine will bear fruit. Bring out the fact that branches are needed. Have one or more of the children to come for * ward and show them how to draw some branches. Then show them the need of having leaves. Call upon some others to draw these. The strik ing characteristic of grape leaves is the sharp points, four or five in num ber. Next show that the real value and purpose of the vine is its fruit-bear ing. Have some of the other children to put some bunches of grapes on the branches among the leaves. This re quires only the making of a stem with a number of circles attached to it. Never mind how crude the draw ing that you or the children may do, the important lessons can easily be connected with it. And the fact that the .children have had a part in the drawing will impress the picture and the thoughts upon their minds as nothing else will. This plan has actually been tried with a whole school with marked suc cess. . YOUNG PEOPLE'S SOCIETIES PEIXOW8B1P WITH GOD. M., May 7. Fellowship in prayer. 1 John 5:14, IS. T., May 8. Fellowship in suffering. Mark 14: 32-42. W? May 9. Condition of fellowship. 1 John 1: 5-10. T., May 10. Meditation. Gen. 24:63. F., May 11. Fellowshin in toil. 1 Cor. 3:1-0. S., May 12. Joy of fellowship. Ps. 23:1-6. 8., May 13. Topio ? Fellowship with God. (Quiet Hour.) Ps. 119:07-104. What it the Quiet Hour ? Of what value are private devotion* and prayer ? How should we use our Quiet //our? Fellowship in Prayer. (1. John 5: 14, 16.) Prayer is too often thought of only as asking Qod for something. It has, and ought to have, a much broader meaning It is holding com munion with God, talking to Him about things that interest Him, and about things that interest us. When we get this idea it will not be so hard for us to have the confidence that John speaks of, that He will always hear our prayers and will answer them. Try above everything else to realize that God is your Friend and loves you. Fellowship in Suffering. ( Mark 1 4 : 32-42.) This passage and the paral lel passages in the other gospels ought to be studied very carefully, so that we may be able to realize more fully the suffering through which he pass ed. We are apt to dwell very much on the physical suffering endured dur ing his trial and on the cross. His great suffering was that of the soul, for he had taken upon himself the burden and guilt of the whole world. It was this great burden that he prayed the Father to relieve him of if it were possible. Each one of us .ought to realize that a part of that burden was made up of our sins, and that a part of his suffering was due to our guilt. Therefore, as he suffered for us, we ought to be willing, it necessary, to suffer for him in any way in which we may be called upon to suffer. Suffering will not be so severe when we remember that Jesus suffered for us because he loved us, and that we can show our love to him in the same way." Condition of Fellowship. (1 John 1:5-10.) The condition of fellowship with God is that we walk in the light. If we talk with him, we must be in the light. There is no darkness with him. We walk with him when we have been cleansed by the blood of Christ. There can bo no fellowship between light and darkness. Nor be tween God and sin. So there can be no fellowship between Qod and the unredeemed sinner, but there Is be tween God and him whose sins are forgiven and washed away in the blood of Christ. Be sure that you are not deceived. Meditation. (Gen. 24:63.) One of the great needB for growth in grace and the Christian life is quiet medi tation. It is worth a great deal just to sit down at times and think ? think about God, about ourselves in our re lation to God, about others as to their needs and what we can do to sup ply them. A man was dying and told his son, who was not a Christian, that he had just one request to make of him. Very much to his surprise, the father asked him to promise that he would each day for a month come into that room alone and lock the door and sit there for a half hour. The son promised to do it. He thought it a strange request to make. And as he sat there for the first day or two he could not understand why his ?father should have asked him to do such a thing. Then he thought that his father' must have had some good reason. He knew his father was a Christian and wanted him to be one. But he had said nothing on the sub ject on his death bed. Presently he began to think on this subject ear nestly. The result of his thtinking was that he realized that he was a sinner in need of salvation and he took Jesus as his Saviour. In the busy rush of life we are apt not to give as much time to thought as is best for us. - Fellowship in Toil. (1 Cor. 3:1-9.) We should join one with another in our work for God. There are few things that we can do better alone than working with others. In union there is strength. Best of all, let us remember that we are to be co-work ers with our Lord Jesus Christ. Whenever he gives us work to do, he will work with us until it is accom plished. The Joy of Fellowship. (Ps. 23:1 6.) One of the most comforting thoughts in this beautiful psalm is that of fejlowship. This is seen not only in the case of the shepherd, but more especially when God is repre sented as the traveling companion of the pilgrim, walking through the val ley of dark shadows and dangers. Jesus said: "Lo, I am with you even unto the end of the world." Fellowship with God. (Ps. 119:97 104.) There is nothing that brings to us more of wisdom, happiness and joy than fellowship with God. This is secured by reading and meditating upon His word, by prayer, and by leading a Christian life, and avoiding all evil. CHRISTIAN ENDEAVOR NEWS. Field Secretary Charles F. Evans, Lexington, Ky., and Southern States Secretary Karl Lehmann, of Birm ingham, are among the speakers at the Florida 'state Convention in Or lando, April 19-22. The Georgia State Christian En deavor Convention meets in Dublin, April 27-29. Field Secretary Wyatt A. Taylor, of Columbia, S. C., Field Secretary H. F. Williams, of Nash ville, and Southern States Secretary Karl Lehmann will be speakers there. The Kentucky State Christian En deavor Convention at Louisville, May 3-5, is to hear Daniel A. Poling, of Boston; Abe Corey, of Cincinnati; R. A. Walker, of Indianapolis; Field Sec retary Charles P. Evans, Homer W. Carpenter, and Southern States Sec retary Karl Lehmann. The Dixie Endeavorer, the South ern Christian Endeavor paper, is in a six months' contest with the Christian Progress, the Illinois Christian Endeavor paper. February was the first of the six months and the score stood 86 to 326 in favor of the Dixie Endeavorer. Clarence C. Hamilton, of the Chris tian Endeavor World, Boston, began a two-months' tour In the Southern States on Sunday, April 8, at El Paso, Texas. He closes the tour in Ken tucky in June. Dr. and Mrs. Francis E. Clark, of Boston, founder of the Christian En deavor Society and president of the World's Christian Endeavor Union, who have been resting for some weeks in Florida as the guests of the South ern Eudeavorers, have returned to Boston. Their stay in the South prov ed most beneficial to them both. A splendid new missionary exer cise, called "What Would You Do With $100,000?" has Just been issued by the Dixie Endeavorer 612 Ameri can Trust Building, Birmingham, Ala. Four copies of the exercise and ten posters for advertising it will be sent for 50 cents. Christian Endeavor Tithing Week for Missions in Dixie has been set for May 20-27. Every Christian En deavorer in the South is asked to tithe his income that week and give the amount to the denominational Mis sionary Boards. Florida and South Carolina won the State pennants, and Jacksonville, Fla., and Fort Smith and Van Buren, Ark., Unions won the local Unions pennants in the contest for subscrip tions to the Dixie Endeavorer from February 1 to March 11. The con test added 914 new subscriptions to the list of this bright, interesting pa per. A series of excellent District Chris tian Endeavor Conventions has Just been held in Tennessee under the lead ership of State President John M. Gore and Field Secretary Charles F. Evans. Seventy-five per cent of the societies of Tennessee were reached on this tour. Texas has Just closed a most re markable series of District Christian Endeavor Conventions, led by State President W. Roy Breg, Field Secre tary A. A. Hyde, and Southern States Secretary Karl Lehmann. The following Southern men have been announced as speakers on the program of the twenty-eighth Inter national Christian Endeavor Conven tion in New York, July 4-9: Dr. Neal Anderson, Austin, Texas; Dr. T. M. Hunter, Baton Rouge, La.; Claude E. Hill, Chattanooga, Tenn.; Dr. T. Ash burn, Knoxville, Tenn.; Karl Leh mann, Birmingham, Ala.; Charles F. Evans, Lexington, Ky. ; Wyatt A. Tay lor, Columbia, S. C.; Atwood A. Hyde, Sherman, Tex. Others are being added continually. The Atlanta Endeavorers conduct services at stated times in the Old Soldiers' Home. The Christian Endeavor Societies, the Epworth Leagues and the B. Y. P. U.'s of Atlanta recently held a "Tri Union Rally," which was attended by several hundred young people. The program was unusually strong. The Nacoochee Junior Christian En deavor Society, at Nacoochee Insti tute, Georgia, has a class studying "Expert Endeavor." The Endeavorers of Columbia, S. C., hold meetings regularly In the State Hospital for the Insane. A re cent concert given by the Endeavorers was enjoyed by several hundred in mates and a number of visitors. South Carolina won the banner awarded for the largest increase in Clirlstia'n Endeavor World subscrip tions, with an increase of 39 per cent. Florida came second, with 36 per cent. Nebraska was third, making a gain of 20 per cent. New Endeavor societies have re cently been organized at Cedartown, Ga., at Griffin, Ga., and at McDou ough, Ga. Mr. Robert Sloan was elected president of the McDonough Society. C. B. Smith is President at Griffin, and MIsb Lucy Houseal is chairman of a committee at Cedartown that is to select tno president. The Christian Endeavorers of At lanta recently started a campaign against Sunday moving picture showB. The result of the campaign was the passage by the City Council of an ordi nance forbidding the operation of pic ture shows on Sunday. The places had been operated on Sunday, it is stated, with the idea of giving half the proceeds to some charitable Insti tution. The new ordinance forbidB Sunday movies at all. AX INTERESTING WORK FOR Y. P. SOCIETIES. (Leaders of children's societies are sometimes at a loss to find something practical for the little hands to do. The following letter from one of our missionaries in Korea tells of helpful and simple work which they may do to aid him in his efforts on the for eign field. ? H. P. Winsborough.) I am sending you two or three pic ture cards pasted with white paper to hide the English printing. I'm try ing to use these in Sunday-school work like the folks do at home, but I haven't anything like the amount of cards I want and can use. If you are noi too busy, I thought you might be in a position to put the cards in the hands of some responsible socie ties who would send me cards pasted with white paper on the backs and all English cut off or covered up. If they could send me regularly, say once a quarter, 100 cards each from four or five societies, it would help my Sun day-school work a great deal. "We can buy the native pictures, but they do not satisfy nor appeal to the Ko rean children like Western lithograph ing, and, besides, this will be cheaper. I can use a great many postcards fixed in the same way. I mean picture cards. The fancy lettered cards mean nothing to Koreans, and usually those who send us cards send those gotten up for Easter greetings, Christmas and Thanksgiving cards with no pic tures, but some fancy lettering. If you could bring this letter to the attention of some people who will take an interest in sending us these cards, I will be very grateful to you, and assure you that they will be greatly appreciated by and useful to our Sunday-school. John McEachern. Kunsan, Korea. MUTOTO. During the first week in September I was away and baptized in six vil lages poople from nine villages. Dur ing that week I baptized seventy three adults and six Infants. I was all alone, but five evangelists went with me. We went to Muntendi and then came back a stage each day. Muntendi is about twenty-five miles south of here. I enjoyed the week very much ? busy all the time. We have a good work along that road. I found the evangelists doing good