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about one-fourth of the jurying ground. There are about two thous and graves in the whole lot, which has been used continuously from the first settlement of the country. The atten tion of visitors 1b always arrested by a reading of the inscription on a plain little alab of stone placed at the head of the grave of Lieutenant McCulloch. It reads as follows: Here lies the body of Lieutenant Thomas McCulloch, Colonel Camp bell's regiment, Virginia, who gave his life for the just, righteous and honorable cause of liberty in the de feating of Colonel Ferguson's infam ous company of bandits at King's Mountain, October 7th, 1780. Beside McCulloch's grave there are the unmarked graves of two brothers named Marsh who also were mortally wounded in this battle, but whose residence is unknown. The little slab is broken in two just below fhe in scription, and now lies against an other stone in a semi-upright position. It is said that this officer's home was at Old Glade Spring. It is also said that the citizens of that place met and declared their independence be fore May 20, 1775. Britain would like to see a movement made to erect a suitable and permanent monument to the memory of Lieutenant McCul loch. The name Britain was suggested for the church because the land was obtained by title granted by George the third, king of Great Britain and Ireland. After the Revolution a "lin gering dislike for England induced the addition of another t to the name to obscure its origin. But now Great Britain is in alliance with her greater daughter country and with their allies gloriously fighting for universal liberty, the freedom of every sea, the sacrodnesB of treaties, and the rights of all nations, both great and small. So the proper spelling is now the best and returns to abide through the ever lasting peace which God will give and which His enemies cannot take away. One thing more by way of conclu sion. Britain church would long ago have perished, except for the Home Mission work multiplying and uniting churches in groups, thus holding their membership and obtaining new addi tions by contact. And agatn Britain long ago would have been indepen dently rich if the method of conser vation now in operation in Big Steel Creek church in Mecklenburg Pres bytery had been known and employed here. When we learn that the ideal life and occupation is on the farm, when there we have all that can be desired to make home complete and happy, then country churches and schools will come to their own and keep their foremost place forever. ONE PROGRAM I<X?R CHURCH A\l) STATE. Unquestionably, the two greatest forces in the world today for good and evil are the Church and the State. There is not the slightest doubt as to that. Neither one can properly function without the other. This is being proved in the present war. The United States Government has from the first systematically sought to en list the co-operation of all ministers, together with the rank and file of the members. Washington authorities have awakened to the fact that the Government cannot properly function unless it co-ordinates with the Church in all its functions. It is time the Church should get the same vision. The Church cannot function properly unless governments are brought un der the dominion of the same Lord Jesus Christ who controls individual action. Precisely this is what we are flghting for. We insist that the na tions of the whole earth have no moral or legal right to do what an individual is not permitted to do. We propose no longer to tolerate a social economy in which one law shall reg ulate collective men, and another law individual men. The duty that man owes to Caesar must be articulated with the duty he owes to God, if true co-operation and lasting peace are ever to be realized. ? Rev. A. E. Keig win, in The Christian Herald. AMERICAN V. M. C. A. BUILDING AT A FRENCH PORT OK DEBARKATION. When the first American collier docked at a French port on June 8, 1917, an American Y. M. C. A. tent had already been erected on the pier in order that the American sailors might immediately have the Red Tri angle privileges, or so many of these privileges as could be made available on short notice. From that day every trajisport arriving overseas has been met by Association workers, white the lone tent on the pier has been suc ceeded by large permanent buildings in each of the more important ports. Moreover, all the smaller ports used as bases for the mosquito fleet of submarine chasers have their Y. M. C. A.'s for the American jackies on leave. At all these centers restaurant privileges are provided, wholesome recreation and entertainment are to be had, and every American in uni form assured of a welcome as he goes ashore, whether on his way to the fighting lines or for rest from the long sea vigils on search for submarines or 011 convoy duty. THK WORKMAN IS WORTHY OK 1L1S KIRK. (Continued from page 1) the human race, the destroyer of bodies and souls. He is the soldier of mercy to those in distress, the ever ready soldier of service to those who need help. Back him up with whole hearted support and a quick, gener ous increase in salary. We have taken this page to speak for the clergymen of America in this supreme crisis of the nation's read justment, because we know that they are the one great devoted, indispensa ble body of faithful workers who have no spokesman. Only in this way has it seemed possible to reach the individual consciences and hearts of millions of men and women who, in all our experience, have never failed to respond to any just call. ? Editorial, Literary Digest for August 31st. Better Than Pins' For Liver Ills The reason"; NR Tonight - Tomorrow Alright A Private Word to Presbyteries, Sessions, and Boards of Deacons "Tell it not in Gath, publish it not in the streets of Askelon." There is a matter of serious concern that we want to press upon your heart and conscience. It con cerns the faithful, self-denying, unselfish ministers of our Church. It is a sin of omission for which we are responsible ? an oversight, not a deliberate act of injustice. We have permitted our ministers to labor on the old schedule of salaries when the cost of living has increased so enormously. Many of them have been forced to go into debt, many of them are denying themselves and their families the things which are absolutely necessary for their efficiency in the com munity. Will you not see that these things are intelligently discussed and attended to in the broad Chris tian Presbyterian spirit? Read the act of the General Assembly of 1918 on page 13 in the issue of this paper. The Presbyterian Church in the United States DEPARTMENTS OF CHRISTIAN EDUCATION AND MINISTERIAL RELIEF Henry II. Sweets, Secretary . 122 South Fourth Avenue, Louisville, Ky.