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A good prospect. Worth yonr money.
A mountain clmrnctcr factory.
Some of the output of the factory.
A mountain college.
The bost of raw material.
Backing up the Workers
HOME MISSION WEEK
November 18-25, 1*17
The nation does not require its soldiers to fight without proper wea
pons. To send an army against the enemy without arms and munitions
and commissary, is to invite diaster and defeat.
Our government is sparing neither expense nor effort to equip ade
quately the forces we are sending to Europe to battle for the rights of
humanity, and even' loyal citizen is expected cheerfully to bear his share
of the burden.
The Church has not been so careful in equipping her soldiers in the
conflict in which she is engaged. The warfare which is being waged by
the soldiers of the Cross is made harder and more difficult because many
of them have not the weapons for a successful contest.
In the mountains the Executive Committee of Home Missions aids in
the support of 30 mission schools, with 113 teachers, having about 2,000
Many of these faithful workers receive only $20 and $25 per month,
and arc compelled to', live in houses without any conveniences whatever,
exposed to the heat of summer and the cold of winter.
Many of the buildings in which they work are unsuited for the purpose,
and in many places they are entirely inadequate to accommodate those
who wish to enter, so great is the desire of the mountain boys and girls
for a chance.
The expansion of the Home Mission work has been so rapid that all
the regular contributions have been required to provide even a'_partial
support for the workers.
The voluntary offerings of churches, societies, Sunday schools and
individuals during Home Mission Week, is the only means the Com
mittee has of securing the funds required for buildings and equipment.
The General Assembly has heartily endorsed Home Mission Week,
and has urged that an opportunity be allowed for special offerings for
the better equipment of our promising mission stations.
The Committee urgently needs ?10,000 at this time, for buildings and
enlargement. Detailed information concerning definite opportunities
and specific needs will be gladly furnished anyone desiring it.
The appeal is for Every Member Loyalty at a time when the Church
needs the help of all. If we fail the Church will fail. If the Church
fails, the world willjjail.
The Church must back^her^workers!
Executive Committee Home
Presbyterian Church, U. S.,
A. N. SHARP, Treas.,
1522 Hurt Bldg., Atlanta, Ga.
Product of Snake Valley.
A better Investment than bank stock.
Another factory ? Many more needed.
The very best Anglo-Saxon.
A Christian battery In the mountain**.
From Shoo tin* Creek.