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Conducted by Miu Carrie Lee Campbell PRAYER. Prayer is the greatest human agency in raising money. ? Doughty. SOMETHING YOU AUK LOOKING FOR. Many Circle leaders and workers with Young People will do well to keep the programs (especially the supplement) that is being sent out by Nashville, for Foreign Mission unday, May 29th. Ic is rich in suECgestiveness. prob ably richer than you can use in one day; but it will serve you in many a time of need afterwards. Keep it. It has stories, dialogues, songs, rec itations and other things. IC it has not come to your Sunday school, bo sure to ask for it. Write Foreign Mission Committee, Box :530, Nashville, Tenn. BIBLE STUDY EOlt CIRCLES. Have you used in your Circle Study "Seme Men and Women of the Bible"? If so, you found it very helpful. And now there is another treat help for you, at 25 cents, in "The Social Teachings of the Bible." Write to Presbyterian Publishing House, Box 1176, Richmond, Va. GOLDEN CASTLE GIRLS' SCHOOL. By Miss Lelia Kirkland. Never in the history of the school has it been so prosperous. Ninety pupils were refused admittance on ac count of lack of room. There are in all two hundred and sixty students enrolled, with sixty in the dormitory. Our dormitory matron was a pupil of this school over twenty-five years ago. She has two little girls, the elder one having already entered our first year class. Mrs. Matsuda (the matron) is an earnest Christian, and is deeply concerned as to the welfare of the irirls. hoth spiritual and physical. Mr. Ichimura, our principal, is just an full of energy and plans for tho school as ever. He has a wonderful idea for the enlargement of the entire plant. Plans for a new building made of concrete have been drawn up. This new building will adequately ac commodate the pupils desiring to en ter cur post-graduate department, which we hope will grow into a reg ular junior college. There will be a gymnasium, household economics de partment, auditorium, chorus and music teaching rooms for piano and organ, regular class rooms and a prayer room. All this is now on paper only, but we hope that the de fired funds may be forthcoming. The ?Tapanese Affiliated Association, com posed of friends among our patron -t and others who are interested in Christian education, has contributed ?he ground for this proposed build ing. As the children of our Sunday schools in America gave the money for cur present buildings, we are hop ing that our friends at home will con tinue to remember us. Mr. Ichimura is one of our progres sives. He is advocating the discard ing of the Japanese sylabary and the ?se of the Chinese characters and sub stituting the "Romaji" or the letters used in writing English. He also fa vors foreign style dress for the school Rirls, as the Japanese kimonos with their long sleeves are very inconve nient for exercising the body. Our new school uniform is of dark blue serge, with white collar and cuffs. The younger students are required to wear it, but it is optional with older girls. The old uniform is a dark bluo pleated skirt over an ordinary kimono. The G. C. S. colors are dark blue and gold, so a dark blue uniform Is very appropriate. "The head of this school is Jesus Christ," was the sentiment placed at the beginning of a book of school rules formulated by our principal, Mr. Iehimura. To make the students rec ognize this statement is the main ob ject of the school. The few instances siven below will serve to show that the recognition of Christ as Head has ti'ansformed lives. There is a Japanese lady who is now a Bible woman associated with a missionary of the Episcopal church in Nagoya, who used to be a pupil of the G. C. S. At the time of her sraduation she had not become a Christian, and in fact was very indif ferent to the teaching. She married an army officer, who was killed in the Japanese-Russian War. At the time of her bereavement she found no con solation in the false religions around her. She began to think seriously for the first time of the Christian teaching she had received while at school. She then read her Bible and soon found peace in Christ. She is now one of the leaders in all Chris tian work in Nagoya and of our school Alumnae Association. One of our graduates of twenty five years ago waited ten years for her fiance to become a Christian be fore she would marry him. He is now an earnest Christian. They are living in Tokyo, where he is a profes sor in Keio University. A new pupil of our school, who is now in our third year class, is a brieht young girl ? the only Christian in lie' family. So strong is her influence in her family that she persuaded her father to give up the liquor business. He is now in good circumstances, be ing the secretary of one of the rich est and most influential men in his province. Nagoya, Japan. RICHMOND, VA. The Woman's Auxiliary of the Sec ond church held its first annual meet Ins recently. The meeting began at 11-30 A. M. and lasted until 4 P. M., with an hour's intermission for lunch, which was very informal and socia ble. Every chairman and secretary gave a report of her year's work. These reports were most interesting and inspiring. When we started our year with a budget of four thousand dollars, many of us felt rather fearful about raising it. Our joy was great when Mrs. McGuire, our treasurer, reported that we had raised $6,641.67. Our efficient and consecrated presi dent, Mrs. Thomas P. Reynolds, made a wonderful report, presenting the many sides of the year's work at home and abroad and the possibilities of our future usefulness. At the close of the meeting Mrs. Reynolds presented to the Auxiliary our new president, Mrs. T. A. Cary. who was warmly and cordially re ceived. The officers for the new year are as follows: President, Mra. T. A. Cr?ry; First Vice-President, Mrs. Walker Scott; Second Vice-President, Mra. J. D. Hawes; Recording Secre tary, Mrs. Robert Pollard; Corre sponding Secretary, Mrs. Cortlandt Walton, Jr.; Treasurer, Mrs. Stuart McGuIre; Assistant Treasurer, Mrs. Walter Cone; Secretary of Foreign Missions, Mrs. T. P. Reynolds; As sistant Secretary of Foreign Missions. Mrs. Claude Dean; Secretary of As sembly's Home Missions, Mrs. Ray mond Massey; Secretary of Presbyte rial and Synod ical Home Missions, Secretary of Congregational Home Missions, Mrs. Coleman Wortham: Secretary of Christian Education and Ministerial Relief, Mrs. Murat Willis; Secretary of Bible Study and Prayer Bands, Mrs. R. B. Tuggle; Secretary of Literature, Miss Lelia Moffett. MANGUM PRESBYTERIAL. The eighth annual meeting of Man gum Presbyterial Auxiliary was held in the First church of Minco, Okla., April Sth. It was opened by a devo tional led by Rev. W. W. Sadler, pas tor of the church. Mrs. J. D. Sanders, of Minco, present Secretary of Litera ture, gave the "Library Table." n beautiful demonstration of the value of her department, and directed a pageant, "Mission Study, Two Ways of Doing It," which was excellent. The reports were decidedly encourag ing, and the tone of the Presbyterial was deeply spiritual. Two auxiliaries were welcomed. Rev. Chris Mathe son, of Shawnee, gave a very interest ing and instructive Bible Study each morning and afternoon. We enjoyed having with us Mrs. C. S. Everts, of Gulfport, Miss., Auxiliary visitor, who in her several splendid addresses ren dered valuable service to the Presby terial and also in her previous visita tion among the local auxiliaries. Rev. George T. McKee, of Bibangu. Africa, in his most inspiring illustrated lec ture gave us a greater vision of his work and the need of that dark con tinent. Mrs. A. H. Garvin, of Law ton. in "Echo From the Waco Con vention," was heard with interest. Rev. Andrew R. Bird's appeal for "The Pilgrim's Church," Washington, D. C., was presented. A pledge was made and a secretary, Mrs. A. H. Gar vin, was appointed to secure further co-operation and funds. It was deep ly regretted that our Synodical Presi dent, Mrs. R. W. Calhoun, could not be present owing to serious illness. A telegram of love and sympathy was sent her from this meeting. The elec tion of officers was conducted by Mrs. H. H. Anderson, Parliamentarian, and the impressive installation service by Mrs. C. S. Everts. We were gratified that our president, Mrs. W. W. Sad ler, was re-elected. The ladies of the church served a delicious luncheon each day in the main Sunday school room. Mr. Sadler was present at all sessions, and he and his people were gracious in their hospitality and help fulness. Altus extended an invitation for next meeting, which was accepted, with Lawton as alternate. Mrs. Luther Cannon, Secretary. ST. JOHN'S PRESBYTERIAL. The Woman's Presbyterial Auxil iary of St. John's Presbytery held its twenty-eighth annual meeting in the First church of Sanford, Fla., April 12th and 13th. It was one of the most largely attended and successful meetings in our history. Eighty-ono registered delegates were in attend ance. Miss Ruby Ray, of Levi, Ky.t was present and gave the opening address, which set a high standard for the meeting. She delivered another ad dress the following day, and also spoke at the local high school. In each address her interesting presenta tion of the Call of the Mountains, and her own work there, created a profound impression. Miss Agnes Da vidson, of Jacksonville, Synodical President, was present and gave a fine address on "Is Florida Meeting Her Responsibility?" She also con ducted a very helpful Question Box later in the session. Mrs. A. A. Mc Leod, of Bartow, gave helpful talks at the QuiPt Hour period, and Miss Elizabeth Arnold spoke on "Methods of Young People's Work." One of the most interesting features of the Presbyterial was the pageant, "Crowned With Light," which was presented by local people Tuesday night. Many interesting reports were given. The following officers were elected for the coming year: President. Mrs. J. W. Smock, DeLand; Vice-Pres ident, Mrs. E. D. Brownlee. Sanford: Vice-President, Mrs T. H. McConnell, Orlando: Secretary, Mrs. T. W. Mat thews, Orlando: Treasurer, Mrs. S. B. Carrell, Tampa. ATHENS PRESRYTERIAL. The fourteenth annual session of the Woman's Auxiliary of Athens Presbytery was held in the Central Presbyterian church, Athens, Ga., April 19, 1921. The meeting was called to order by our president, Mrs. J. A. Simpson. All Joined in singing "Praise God. From Whom All Bless ings Flow." Rev. S. J. Cartledge con ducted the devotional, using for his subject "The Place Our Women Oc cupy in the Church." Every woman was made to feel that it was not only her privilege, but her duty, to crown her life with service for our Lord. Had there been no words of welcome, I'm sure we would have felt welcome, for the very atmosphere breathed the words, but when they came from the lips of Miss Louie Lane they were so full of her dear heart that they had a peculiar "wel come" ring and the echoes still re sound in our ears. Reports were in promptly from all auxiliaries which enabled Mrs. C. H. Newton and Miss Lucy Linton to com pile a chart showing the work of each Auxiliary last year. It is very ^ratifying to see that all showed in creased interest in the kingdom, both spiritually and financially. The pres idents from many Presbyterials wer."s present, and we enjoyed having theni very much. Rev. Eladie Hernandes told in an earnest manner of onr work in Latin America. Dr. Shields gave an address on Home Missions, and we feel that we really know Sy nodical. Congregational and Presby terial Home Missions. The children of the Central church gave a pageant. "The Missionary Survey Friends," which made us appreciate our Survey more. Rev. C. L. Crane carried us to his dark continent and gave us a glimpse of what ther Light of the Cross will do for Africa. Two busy days and about 1 00 delegates in join' session. Can we not expect a splen did year's work as a result of this meeting? Gainesville, Ga., is our next place of meeting. EATONTON, ?A. Mrs. J. C. Sligh. of Mississippi, who is visiting the Presbyterials o' Georgia, delivered three of her inter esting and instructive illustrated a?l dresses on "Teaching the Bibi.'? Through Sacred Art" to the ladies' societies. The church has recently purchased a new piano. Reader, if you can find a come' which can be given and shipped for service in calling together a congre gation in a Korean village, will you let us know at once? The need is very real. Write the Presbyterian of the South. C. L. C.