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(Continued from page 11) inspired Paul when with great heavi ness and continual sorrow of heart h>i said he could wish himself accursed from Christ for his brethren, his icins men according to the llesh, who aro Israelites, to whom pertain the adop tion, the glory, the covenants, the giv ing of the law, the service of God, and the promises. "Blindness in part is happened to Israel until the fulness of the Gen tiles be come in. And so all Israel shall be saved. Concerning the gos pel, they are enemies for your sake. As touching the election, fliey are be loved for the Father's sake. They shall be grafted into their own olivo tree. If God spared not the natural branches, take heed lest He also spar<* not thee." Your committee is therefore of the decided opinion that our Church should" lay hold upon the work ot evangelizing the Jewish peOple dwell ing within our borders and mane an earnest and persistent effort to bring to a fruitage the sure promises of God made to His ancient Israel. We recommend, therefore: First. That the Assembly instruct its Committee of Home Missions to make careful examination as to the most practical methods of opening up and prosecuting this work with as lit tle delay as possible. Second. That our churches be asked to remember the increase of expense to the Home Missions Committee which this work will entail and to make provision therefor. Third. That our people be asked to pray that God's blessing may rest upon this endeavor to save His covenant people through that Saviour whom they betrayed and crucified. Fourth. That the Assembly express its approval of the co-operation of its Home Missions Committee with that of the Presbyterian Church U. S. A. In supporting the Jewish mission work in several of our border cities, and commends its continued interest in this work. Respectfully submitted, F. M. Woods, Chairman, J. P. McCallie, J. R. Dobyns. REPORT OF STANDING COMMIT TEE ON FOREIGN MISSIONS. Your committee respectfully pre sents the following report: We have carefully considered the annual report of the Executive Com mittee on Foreign Missions, have had before us our executive secretary, our acting executive secretary and our treasurer on Foreign Missions, and have considered the overtures re frred to us. From these various sources of information we are im pressed with these outstanding facts: We rejoice at the income of our com mittee for the year was $791,440.73, which was an increase of $121,153.46, but our rejoicing is clouded by the fact that the cost of our work for the year was $868,7 68.34, because of the price of silver, the high rate of dis count and the vastly increased cost of all expenses. We rejoice at the splendid work that was done by our noble mission aries in winning five thousand four hundred and ninety-one souls from heathenism to Christ, but our rejoic ing is clouded by the fact that those missionaries are overworked and breaking down for lack of reinforce ments, and that instead of increasing our force on the front, we have to note a net loss of five workers. From Africa comes the hews of im proved organization, of splendid pro gress in the translation of the word and of peace through a more trytns period. From Brazil comes the news of the increasing confidence of the Brazilian Government in our missionaries. From Cuba comes the news of the unification of the Presbyterian work, and the assignment to our Church of the educational work of the missions. From Mexico comes the great cry of need, fifteen millions of our next door neighbors in the most dire, mental and physical distress. We face there a great new field assigned to us and are saddened by the fact that only $17,914 could be appropri ated for that field. There is need of facing this great need and great op portunity for entering into the work there with the greatest energy. From China comes the news of the meeting of the first General Assem bly, and that real progress is being mado In teaching (lie students and educated classes. From Japan comes the news of en couragement along educational lines and from evangelistic meetings, end from Korea, in spite of all the mis fortunes and sadness of the people, there is the same faith and consecra tion that has characterized that Church from the beginning. We recommend the economy and efliciency of our committee's ail minis tration. We offer the following recommen dations: 1. That classes be organized in all our churches to study "Fifty Years In China." by Rev. S. I. Woodbridge, D. P.; the Mission Study Text Hook rec ommend for the current year, and that Mission Study classes for men be urged to stmly "Money the Acid Test," by David McConaughy. 2. That all our Sunday schools be asked to co-oper;ite in the Korea cam paign this year, following the "Seven Year Plan of Missionary Education in Sunday School in the Fifth Year," and while this plan is primarily a plan for missionary education, we ask them to give $40,000,000 toward the sup port of that work for the year. 3. That the Assembly recognize the invaluable help of the Three Million Dollar Campaign in March. 1918, to ward the support of Foreign Mission work, and urge the heartiest co-opera tion in the Progressive Campaign. 4. That the Assembly grant the re quest of Rev. Henry L. Reaves, of our Mid-China Mission, to be allowed to join Soochow Presbytery. 5. That in view of the transfer of our Foreign Mission work from North ern to Southern Mexico, the Rio Grande River be designated as the boundary line between our Home and Foreign Mission work, and that the Mexican churches of Brownsville, Harlington, San Benito and Mercedes be transferred from the care and aid of the Foreign Mission Committee to that of the Home Mission Committee and be advised by the Foreign Mis sion Comiiittee to ask for admission into the Texas-Mexican Presbytery. G. That our churches be urged, with prayer, through sacrifice, to give the full amount sought for Foreign Mis sions through tlie Progressive Cam paign, namely, $1 100,000 for the present year, $1,332,000 for the year 1920-21. 7. In view of our confident belief that the above amounts will be raised by the Church and our debt thus ex tinguished, we feel that the end sought in overtures for Lexington and East Hanover will be thus secured, and recommend that the Assembly decline to grant the request made in the said overtures. 8. In answer to the overture from Greenbrier Presbytery touching the understanding of some form of mis sion work in Russia, we recommend that our executive secretary bring that question to the consideration of the Foreign Mission secretaries of the Presbyterian and Reformed Churches at their next conference, to discover whether they regard such work as practicable. 9. While the rejoicing in the full and hearty co-operation and fellow ship already existing among the For eign Mission Roards and committees of the Presbyterian and Reformed Churches in the United States, and trusting that these may become closer still, the Assembly does not see its way clear to consent to the complete unification of these bodies suggested by our Executive Committee. 10. That Rev. J. F. Cannon, D. D., of St. Louis, Mo.; Rev. W. T. Thomp son, Jr., D. D., of Knoxville, Tenn., and Messrs. George W. Watts, of Dur ham, N. C.; C. A. Rowland, of Athens, Ga., and Richard Hancock, of Lynch burg, Va., be elected members of the Executive Committee for a period of three years. And we recommnd that Rev. W. L. Caldwell. D. D., shall he named as alternate to any one of the above, who may decline to serve, and if other vacancy occurs, that Dr. E. McDougald be named. These men are named not only for their fitness, but because we believe that the magnitude of the wont make? it desirable that many Synods be now represented upon the Executive Com mittee. We would at the same time call attention to the confusion in our min utes as to the terms of the member* of the Executive Committee. Messrs. Dlehl, Scanlon, Dale, Mason and Mc Callie are now to serve one year; Messrs. Vance, Currie, Chester, Ray mond and Buckner are to serve two years; and Messrs. Cannon, Thomp son, Watts, Rowland and Hancock are to serve three years. 11. In view of the increased cost of living, we recommend that para graph 26 of the Manual be amended so as to allow the committee discre tion to change for the time, if they lind it desirable, the allowance fixed for the children of missionaries. 12. The Assembly expresses apprecia tion of the services of S. S. Chester, I), D., who for a quarter of a century has shown wisdom and tact in his administration of the Foreign Mission work, and invokes for him the con tinued blessing and guidance of the Holy Spirit. 13. In view of the greatly increased difficulty and cost in carrying on the Foreign Mission work, the Assembly calls our Church to special and con stant prayer. 14. As we have faith to believe that the present year will see the payment of our debt, and the placing of funds in the hands of our committee for the enlargement of the work, the Assem bly advises our committee to begin at once to plan and secure workers that with the opening of the year 1920-21 there may begin an advance move ment to go in and adequately occupy that part of the world assigned to us to win for Christ. Respectfully submitted, (Signed) John M. Wells, Chairman. REPORT ON THE NARRATIVE. There have been placed in the hands of your committee reports from eigh ty-five Presbyteries which have been carefully examined, and from which we make the following observations: Notwithstanding the many interrup tions and distractions incident to the war, the attendance upon publis wor ship is commendable. This is especially true of the morning service. At the evening hour the report shows with few exceptions the same neglect that has characterized this service in the past. In the matter of family worship we find nothing very definite to report. This is due to the apparent neglect on the part of pastors and sessions to ascertain the exact number of homes in each particular Church that ob serves family worship. We suggest, therefore, that more attention be given to this item in the narrative and urge the sessions to take a careful census, ascertain the exact number that ob serves some form of family worship The reports would indicate that not more than 10 per cent, of our people observe any kind of devotional ser vice in the home. The Sabbath as a day of rest from all secular endeavor is observed by most of our congrega tion. There would appear but little flagrant violation of the command to remember the Sabbath day, to keep it holy, and yet the impression from the reports is that on the part of many, great liberty is given the con science in the matter of interpreting conduct as related to God's holy day. This is indicated in such items as Sun day travel, visiting, entertaining and pleasure seeking. These are the usual initial steps towards the more crim inal Violation of the Sabbath. We would therefore earnestly appeal to all our people, and in behalf of this holy day, which is the foundation upon which all our institutions rest, would urge a more careful and prayerful ob servance of this sacred day. There is a manifest neglect on the part of parents in the training of their children at home, in both the Scrip tures and Catechism. This responsi bility has been shifted to a large de gree to the Sabbath school, where we are pleased to note progress has been made, yet there is room for improve ment, especially in the Catechism, as the report shows only about 10 per cent, of the Sunday schools make any effort in Catechetical instruction. We are gratified to note the large increase in the gifts of our peopl? of the different causes, both current and benevolent. This is due in a large de One Treatment with Cuticura Clears Dandruff All dniRfriRta: Soap 25. Ointment 25 & GO. Talcum 25 Sum pie each free of "Cqttcnra. Dept M, Boston." 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