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Anderson, president and treasurer, Montreat, N. C. Please do not forget the week, November 4th-llth, inclu sive. All together, every one doing his part and success will certainly crown the efforts for the auditorium. R. C. Anderson, President and Treasurer. Davidson: Tho Y. M. C. A. and the young men of the college gen erally have enjoyed a season of re freshing and of blessing in the pres ence here this week of Rev. Dr. Frank Hall Wright, the Indian evan gelist, and his singer, Mr. William Young. The services have been fine, and in every way the gospel has been preached with telling effect in all of its freshness, simplicity and beauty, with no sensational features to hurt any one. Both men are excellent singers, Mr. Young, of course, being the leader. One evening the evange lists conducted a service in tho Pres byterian church and closed the series in a line meeting held in Shearer Hall. Substantial results in their work of grace are in evidence. Rev. Dr. C. M. Richards assisted the pastor, Rev. Mr. Wauchope, in a series of meetings at Bethel last week. SOUTH CAROLINA. Columbia: A letter from Major General C. J. Bailey, in command of the troops camped near this city, was presented last week to the City Coun cil, in which he a&ked that permis sion be giver, for the running of mov ing picture shows on Sunday, so that the soldiers visiting the city on that day might have the opportunity of at tending them. Without debate the Council unanimously voted down the proposition. Presbyterian pastors and others were present, but there was no need for them to say any thing. Dr. Whaling, president of Colum ba Seminary, left on Saturday after noon for Laurens, where he preached both Sunday morning and evening in the First Presbyterian church, Dr. R. C. Reed preached at Nachoo chee Institute, Nachoochee, Ga., and during the present week is in at tendance upon the meetings of the Synod of Georgia, in session at that place. Dr. Reed has been specially nvited to address the Synod on "Martin Luther." Next week Dr. H. A. White goes to Seneca, S. C., to attend the metings of the Synod of South Carolina. Dr. White will make one of the principal addresses before Synod. TENNESSEE. Nashville, Moore Memorial: At a congregational meeting on Sunday, October 21st, moderated by Dr. I. H. Chester, Rev. W. T. Thompson, Jr., of Knoxville, was unanimously called to the pastorate of the church. First Church: The recent com munion on October 14th was the largest in the history of the church. Thirty-five new members were pub licly received. The cornerstone of the handsome new Sunday-school building will be laid with appropriate ceremonies on the afternoon of No vember 14th. West Nashville Church: During the absence of the pastor, Rev. G. B. Harris, who is now a chaplain in the army, this church is being temporarily supplied by Rev. C. E. Sullivan. <llen Levon: This church has en Joyed special services -for two weeks, in which the pastor was ably assisted by Rev. George W. Belk, one of the evangelists of the General Assembly. Mr. Belk delivered a series of ser mons elucidating the great truths of Scripture in a very helpful way, and the people were instructed and con firmed in the faith, and were much refreshed and quickened in the divine life. NaMliville Presby tery : At an ad journed meeting during the meeting of Synod at Murfreesboro, on October 17th, Rev. R. E. Fulton, D. D., was dismissed to the Presbytery of Tus caloosa, in order that he might ac cept a call to the church at Eutaw, Ala. Rev. H. H. Leach was released from the pastorate of the McMinnville and Woodbury churches and granted leave to supply the Bethsalem and Roseville churches until next regular meeting of Presbytery. Kind resolu tions touching the work of these brethren were adopted by the Pres bytery. W. C. Alexander, S. C. TEXAS. Tyler: At the recent communion service tho First church, of which Rev. Dr. Robert Hill is pastor, pub licly welcomed fourteen new mem bers. And at the evening service three more were received. One of the new members was a lady for years a member of the Christian church who came in on profession of her faith and insisted upon being baptized. At the Rally Day exercises the program prepared by the Committee of Pub lication, slightly modified, was carried out. The offering for Sunday-school extension amounted to one hundred and thirty dollars. On the evening of the day following Rally Day the pastor was notified that his salary had been increased six hundred dol lars for the coming year, the increase to take effect from the first of Octo ber. Paris Presbytery: The Home Mis sion Committee of this Presbytery has called Rev. George W. Sheffer, evan gelist of the Presbytery of Dallas, to the evangelistic work. Mr. Sheffer has accepted, subject to the action of his Presbytery. He will probably be gin his new work about the fifteenth of November. Brazos Presbytery: Adjourned meeting, Houston, Texas, October 16th, 1917. Rev. J. P. Robertson, D. D., was received from the Presby tery of Washburn and the following committee was appointed to install him as pastor of the First Presby terian church of Galveston, Sunday November 18th; Rev. F. E. Fincher to preside and preach the sermon, Rev. G. T. Storey to charge the pas tor and Mr. Fred. S. Robbins to charge the congregation. At the re quest of Rev. G. T. Storey, the pas toral relation between hmself and the Hardy Street church was dissolved to take effect November 1st. Candidate J. C. Hlnes, who has for some months been supplying the Caldwell church, was licensed and ordained as an evangelist. Presbytery accepted the invitation of the Bay City church to hold the Spring meeting of Presby tery in their church. Adjourned to meet at the call of the moderator during Synod at Cuero. E. L. Storey, S. C. WEST VIRGINIA. LewisburR: The Greenbrier Pres byterial Military School has opened most encouragingly.' The barracks are full to overflowing and a wait ing list for the next session is already in formation. An illustration of the wide range of attendance on the school is found in the names of the cadets taking part in the Luther Pageant recently given in the Old Stone church, Lewlsburg. The part of Luther was taken by Cadet Stlck ney, of New Mexico. The emperor was represented by Cadet Bonaker, of Florida. The Papal Legate was Cadet Florence, of Texas. The her ald who announced the emperor's coming was Cadet McGeachy, of West Virginia. The attending knights were Dixon, of North Carolina; Handley, of West Virginia, and Combs, of Ken tucky. The knight who greets Luther with a word of encouragement in his hour of trial was Cadet Phillips, of West Virginia. As will be seen from this list West Virginia leads in num bers, but every section of the Union is represented. Among the students are two from Siam and one from Tur key. A new building for the grow ing patronage is the hope of the trus tees of the institution. A commert recently made will indicate the strong Christian influence in the school: Said a close observer, "I've seen a good many things since this war started that stirred my heart, but the thing that stirred me most was to watch these sixteen young men from the Greenbrier Presbyterial School stand before the pulpit of the Old Stone church and make profes sion of their faith in Christ at the close of your revival." Frankford: This church has se cured the services of Rev. J. McC. Sieg, of our African Mission, for his whole time. This is an advance step and is but one indication out of many of the growth of every form of church work in West Virginia. Kanawha Presbytery meets in ad journed session for the reception of ministers on Tuesday, November 20, 1917, in the First Presbyterian church of Huntington, W. Va? at 2:00 P. M. John W. Carpenter, S. C. Martinsburg: The congregation of this church has issued invitations for the celebration of the fiftieth anni versary of the marriage of their pas tor and his wife. Rev. Dr. and Mrs. Francis Marion Woods. It to be held at the church on November 6th. Dr. Woods has been pastor of this church for thirty-eight years, and has won the love and affection of his people to a marked degree. The editors of the Presbyterian of the South extend their heartiest congratulations to Dr. and Mrs. Woods, and wish it were possible for tfrem to be present on that happy occasion. May they have many more opportunities to celebrate their wedding anniversary, is our earnest prayer. PERSONAL. Rev. Frank D. Hunt writes: I have accepted work as evangelist of the Presbytery of Florida for six months, beginning November 1st, and next spring will return to labor in Holston Presbyterjf. This arrange ment will give me the best season of the year to do the most effective work in each territory. I have found by experience that the winter months are not the best time to do evangelistic work In the mission fields in the mountains. Two things struck me very forcibly at the recent meeting of our Synod of Appalachia. First, the growing Synodical consciousness, the increas ing realization of Synodical solidarity. The component parts of our Synod, taken from four older Synods, are surely and firmly being welded into oneness of purpose, plan and perfor mance. The second thing was justification of the wisdom of the General Assem ly in having all of the benevolent causes presented to the Synods by one man. I had feared that this might not work, but after hearing Dr. Homer McMillan I am satisfied. No one could have told from his addreds which committee he was connected with, and he gave each cause just and proper emphasis in Its relation to the whole work of the Church. My address will be De Funiak, Fla. Rev. K. M. Hall, D. D., superin tendent of the West Virginia Synod's Home Missions, is Just closing a meet ing in the Hillsboro church, of which Rev. J. C. Johnston is pastor. Dr. Hall is entering nobly upon his great work, and the recent report at Synod was a distinctly encouraging one. Thou earnest not to thy place by ac cident; it is the very place God meant for thee. ? Trench. FRANK G. CARPENTER IN every Chautauqua Association and in nearly every town and village of the United States, Frank G. Carpenter ia known as the man who can come back from some place and then tell about it so that you think you have been there. After going into all the odd corners of the world, Mr. Carpenter has now turned his steps toward the farms and factories of his native land. Already he has told stories in the Christian Herald of steel and cotton, of sugar and of sulphur, of oil and lumber, and he has only just made a beginning. This ex ceedingly interesting scries of articles, under the title of the GREATER UNITED STATES appears regularly In the Christian Herald Mr. Carpenter is making studies of our farms, factories and mines from the standpoint of efficiency and industrial preparedness, and will make careful investigations of the wealth and resources of the United States, telling in the Christian Herald how they may be mobiliied in times of need. The aim of these travels is to learn just what we have in resources and industry, and how they may be protected, developed, and made most efficient for the American people. Mr. Carpenter is making extensive travels throughout the United States, covering the great agricultural and industrial centers. He is taking up the great industries and is showing the new things that are taking place in them, especially drugs, dyes, etc. These articles deal with New England, with the newest South with its iron and sulphur, cotton and chemicals. And with the bread and meat lands of the Mississippi Valley. He will show what is going on in and about the Great Lakes, in cluding the vast iron mines on which our manu facturing industry is founded. Mr. Carpenter will visit and tell about the fast-growing Southwest, including the oil and gasoline centers of Texas and Oklahoma, the new States of Aritona and New Mexico, and also the Northwest and the Pacific Slope. The Rockies with their gold and silver, snd the mountains of copper now being mined with steam shovels, will give interesting stories, as will also Uncle Sam's work in exploiting our National Parks, and in reclaiming the desert and in draining the swamps. WHY 30 0,000 FAMILIES LOVE CHRISTIAN HERALD TnE Christian Herald Is doing something more than merely placing interesting reading matter in the homes of its read ers. It is giving them a part in great enter prises. It is giving them spiritual and material helpfulness. 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