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The Presbyterian of the South
Published weekly by ihr Presbyterian Co.. Inc. REV. WM. S CAMPBELL, D. D. Richmond, V*. REV. A. A. LITT1.E, D. D. Meridian, Mint. Editors Address ? The Presbyterian nf the South. Itnnm 30R Old Dominion Trust Building, 9th and Main St?? Richmond, V?. Entered as second -clasp matter June 15, 1910, at the post-office at Richmond, Va., under the act of March 3, 1R79. Terms of Subscription Price. ? Two dollars and fiftv cents a vesr In ad vance. If payment isdclaved three months. $.V00. Foreign countries, one dollar additional. Recelpta. ? The label on the wrapper is s receipt for payment, if label is not chawred within two weeks after your remittance please notify us. Discontinuances. ? We find that s large majority of our subscribers prefer not to hare their subscrip tions interrupted and their files broken in case they fail to remit before expiration. It is therefore ?assumed, unless notification to discontinue is re ceived, that the subscriber wishes no interruption in his aeries Notification to discontinue can be sent in at any time during the vcar. provided all arrenrage is paid. If you wish the paper stopped, write us yourself ? don't ask the postmaster to do it. Chanfte of Address. ? Give the old as well as the new address, and full address in nil correspondence. Remittances. ? Make all remittances to "The Presbyterian of the South." Obltuarlea. ? Votices of dci?h. limit) d to fifty words, are published free OMtuary notices and resolution* of r?-s|>ert of Sessions, Societies, etc.. are charged for at tlie rate of one cent a word Cor reapondenta should see that all names are written distinctly. CHURCH NEWS VIRGINIA. Richmond: At the First church last Sunday the following new deacons were elected, all being chosen on the first ballot: C. F. Cole. L. C. Cald well, Howard Gordon, F. H. Hard away, W. B. Elwang. Guy Stulting, James H. Price. At Grace-Covenant church four members were received on profession and three by letter. One new member was received at GYanito on profession of faith, making eleven received into this little church during the last month. Fast Hanover Presbytery : The fol lowing evangelistic appointments have Leen made by the Presbytery. Each minister is expected to preach at least a week at the point to which he is assigned. Churches should communi cate with the ministers at once, so as to make suitable arrangements as to time: Churches. Abedour ? Rev. W. B. Mclllwalne. Ashland ? Rev. Russell Cecil, D. D. Bardwell ? Rev. D. Q. Moses Bott Memorial ? Rev L. W. Curtis. Brunswick ? Rev. D. P. Rogers. Burkeville ? Rev. Michaux Raine. Byrd ? Rev. D. G. Moses. Chester ? Rev. L. W. Curtis. Emporia ? Rev. J. Y. Fair, D. I). Fairfield ? Rev. John M. Alexander. Fairmont ? Rev. J. E. Cook. First Bohemian ? Rev. L. W. Curtis. Genito ? Rev. W. A. Hall. Granite ? Rev A. B. Montgomery. Grove Aveuue ? Rev. T. H. Rice, D. D. Hawkins Memorial ? Rev. John R. Williams. Hebron ? Rev. IX G. Moses. Hopewell ? Rev. W. K. Keys. Eawrenceville ? Rev. John R. Wil liams. Milford ? 'Rev. W. B. Mclllwaine. Namozine ? Rev. Charles R. Strib ling, 1>. I>. Providence ? Rev. H. J. Williams. Roseneath Rev. James G\ Patton, Samuel Davies: Bethlehem ? Rev. C. L. King. lieuluh ? Rev. L. W. Curtis. Salem ? Rev. R. C. Gllmcre. Union ? Rev. I,. W. Curtis. Mission Points. Hollywood ? Rev. W. W. Bain. JetersVille ? ?'Rev. F. T. McFaden, I). D. Mattoax- Rev. J. A. McClure, 1). D. Pine Grove- Rev. J. E. Cook. Rtnnie Memorial ? Rev. P. J. Mur doclc. Hanover C. H. ? Rev. O. E. Ruch holz. King William- ? Rev. T,. W. Curtis. New Kent ? Rev. W. Curtis. Fergusonville ? Rev. R. L. McNair. Seven Tines Mission ? Rev. H. J. "Williams. Kings Chapel? Rev. 1*. W. Curtis. Estes ? Rev. L. W. Curtis. Villn Heights?Rev. L. W. Curtis. Creighton Road ? Rev. L. W. Cur tis. 1-akeside ? Rev. James W. Fowles. Beaver Dam ? Rev. M. C. Cocker ham. Walfnger ? Rev. 1*. W. Curtis. Kbenezer ? Rev. H. 1>. Cat hey. Gregory ? Rev. T. A. Painter. Union Chapel ? Rev. C. R. Strlb Ung, D. D. Wellville, Clayville, Taylor's Cross Roads. Robious, Kress ? To be sup plied. Charlottesville: At the June com munion, June 5th, twenty-eight per sons were received into the member ship of the church, including repre sentatives of fifteen families not hith erto connected with this church. Koanoke Presbytery: Superinten dents of Sunday schools and leaders of Young People's Societies should write at once to Miss Isabelle John son, News Ferry, Va., and let her know when a visit from her is desired in order that she may render valued service in making more effective these great agencies of church work. T. S. Wilson, Chairman. ALABAMA. Montgomery: On Sunday. June 5th, Dr. McCaslin welcomed fifty-two new members into the First Presbyterian church. The Men's Bible Class con tinues to increase in numbers and splendid work. On Mothers' Day the class met on the Capitol lawn. The actual attendance that day was 3,503, which included women. But the aver age attendance, excepting Mothers' Day, is over one thousand. Alexander City: Rev, K. L. Whit ington has accepted the call to this group of churches, and arrived June 1st to begin his work. The churche* are rejoicing in having a pastor again. Clio: The Clio, Pea River and Louisville churches have called the Rov. A. IT. Atkins, of Cuthbert, Ga. They hope very much that he will accept their call. Presbytery of Hast Alabama met in adjourned session in the First church, Montgomery, May 31st. Rev. F. W. A. Bosch was received from the Pres bytery of Louisiana and a commission was appointed to install him as pas tor at Union Springs. Rev. F. E. Bagby was received from the Presby tery of Tuscaloosa, and a commission was appointed to install him as pas tor of the Tusk?*gee, Calebee, Gabbett and Woodland churches. Geneva: On May 10th a commis sion from East Alabama Presbytery, consisting of Rev. E. L. Wilson, Rev. R. 1". Wallace and Ruling Elder B. H. Boyd, installed Rev, J. F. Ford as pastor of this church. Oynrk : This church suffered the loss of its church building by fire on Sunday, May 1st. The fire occurred during the Sunday school hour. The congregation is planning to rebuild immediately, and already over $5,000 has been subscribed for ihe new build ing. ALABAMA. Montgomery: Trinity church is feeling greatly blessed and Justly proud over the decision of two of her young members to go into reli gious work. One, a young man of splendid character and sterling worth, will go at once into training for do ing religious work, though he has not yet decided whether he will ho or dained or work as a layman. This young man comos from a prominent family and has heen an outstanding figure in his school work, having: just graduated from high school, being president of his class and leader in everything pertaining to that which stood for the best, morally and intel lectually. ' The other member who has offered himself to do the Lord's work is a young lady of exceptional ability and wonderful personality. She is the daughter of a splendid family and a graduate with highest honors from Agnes Scott, and since her graduation has taught in one of our foremost high schools. In making her deci sion to work for her Master she ex presses a desire to do Mountain Mis sion work and will at once begin training with this in view. Our prayers and best wishes go with these splendid young Christians. APPALACHIA. Abingdon Presbytery: At an ad journed meeting held in Pulaski, Va., June 8th, Rev. J. W. Bell was re ceived from the Reformed Church and the following commission appointed to install him at the Rock Spring and Bethel churches on the fifth Sunday in July: Revs. C-. R. Lacy, W. M. Walsh, J. E. Guthrie, and Ruling El ders A. H. Byars and T. D. Hutton, of the Glade Spring church. Mr. W. B. Knox was ordained as an evan gelist and will labor in McDowell County, W. Va., at Northfork and Vivian churches, and the missions ad jacent. ARKANSAS. Arkansas College has just closed the most successful year in all its history, and is looking forward to the coming year with the assurance of the largest body of students, strong est faculty and largest accomplish ments in literary, athletic and en largement lines it has ever known. The baccalaureate sermon was preached June 5th by Rev. W. R. An derson, the new pastor at Hope, Ark., and all who heard his timely and masterful effort felt that if they did not live in Batesville they would want to live in Hope. Rev. James I. Pais ley, of Dardanelle, soon to leave for his new field in Korea, delivered the Y. M. C. A. sermon. # Rev. E. B. Pais ley, of McAllen, Tex., delivered tho vesper address on tho campus that afternoon, making a strong appeal to young people for dedication of life to the service of the kingdom. Several enjoyable evenings were given by tho large and splendid orchestra, the Choral Club and the music pupils along through the commencement sea son. On Monday evening the annual oratorical contest was held by the Philomathean and Erosophic Literary Societies, and the beautiful medal was won by Mr. Virgil Eday, representing the Erosophic Society, and speaking on "A Lost Citizenship." The degree of Hooter of Divinity was conferred unon Rev. R. K. Tim mons, of Batesville, teacher of His tory and Spanish nnd dean of tho faculty, and upon Rev. H. L. Paisley, pastor of the First Presbyterian church of Fayetteville, Ark. Chief of the prizes awarded was the one for general scholarship won by Mr. Nelse Barnette for maintaining a high standard for a term of three years. The attendance this year was tho largest and most representative from over the State and other States of any year In the history of the college, and tho reservations now far surpass those for the same period of last year, and preparations are being rapidly made for the accommodation of a far larger student body oven than this year. Clarendon : Rev. E. T. Royer, who since April, 1920, has heen pastor of this church, leaves for missionary ser vice in Korea in August. The church has greatly prospered under his pas torate, and is now in a very vigorous condition. Prior to his coming as pas tor, the Presbyterian church U. S. A. and Presbyterian Church li. S. had federated, but shortly after his in stallation as pastor the organic union of the two churches was brought about by his efforts. This g! ves . the church here a strong membership and a good financial condition. The union of the two congregations brought thir ty-six active members into our con gregation, and in addition to these there have been twenty-five additions on profession of faith and baptism and twenty-one additions by letter, making a total of eighty-two mem bers added to the church under Mr. Boyer's pastorate of fourteen months. The present membership of the church is one hundred and thirty-four, a Sab bath school enrollment of over one hundred average attendance of ninety, Senior and Junior Christian Endeavor Societies of total membership of sixty. Both societies are active and enthu siastic, over thirty attending the con vention at Little Rock. From a finan cial standpoint the church is active, as the recent E very-Member Canvass showed a pledge for pastor's salary of $2,000 and full subscription of our apportionment for benevolent causes. In addition to this we have a well built manse, recently purchased, and a good brick church building with Sabbath school room. The Pulpit Committee, appointed by the session to secure a pastor, would like to cor respond with some minister who de sires to make a change. S. W. Hoard man is chairman of the ommittee. GEORGIA. Macon, Westminster Church: The members of the church gave the pas tor, Rev. W. H. Chapman, and his wife a very delightful surprise party, the occasion being the twentieth an niversary of their marriage. The young ladies had planned a splendid program of games, interspersed My vocul and piano music. The ladies of the Auxiliary served delicious re freshments, and presented Mrs. Chap man with a beautiful crystal basket filled with flowers. It was an even ing greatly enjoyed and long to be remembered by both pastor and peo ple. The work of this church is pros pering. A Woman's Auxiliary has been organized, and the Christian En deavor Society reorganized. Both are doing good work. Eight new mem bers, six of them adults, have been added to the church roll since April let. Cuthbert: Rev. A. H. Atkins, pas tor of the First church of Cuthbert. preachid the commencement sermon for the graded school of Clio, Ala. Since then calls have been given him by the Clio, Pea River and Louisville churches of East Alabama Presbytery. He has them under prayerful consid eration. His usual vacation will be given to him by the Cuthbert and I^ort Gaines churches during the month of July. There have recently been two additions to this church. I.oyd Church: On the first Sabbath in June the following brethren were ordained and installed in this church: As ruling elders, Messrs. C. T. Hud son, C. R. Darden and D. W. Beaty, and as deacong, Messrs. W. R. Loyd. J. C. Teaver, P. R, Davis and J. G. Davidson. These all are splendid men, and doubtless will serve efficiently and acceptably. W. E. Dozier.