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to that of first-class scout. Little Ham Seabury's high ideals, gentle and genial bearing, Christian WHAT ONK EDITOR DOES AVITK FIFTKKN CENTS. Washington, D. C., (Special) ? One of the biggest achievements in the history of American journalism is that of the Pathfinder, now the most im portant weekly in the Nation's Capi tal. With less than 400,000 circula tion a decade ago, it has now nearly f, 00, 000. The editor ascribes most of this success to the fact that he lets people have the Pathfinder the first thirteen weeks for 15 cents, an offer which has never been matched by a big weekly magazine. The Pathfinder is chork full of just the kind of reading people want. It treats everything that happens in the world in a way that touches political, religious, capitalistic or "group" con trol. It is the Ford of American journalism. Best serial and short stories you can find anywhere. Stunts, tricks and amusements for the children. Fash ions and home helps. The Pathlinder Question Box service is a mine of in formation. Heal fun; lots of it ? Pathfinder jokes are tamous. The editor says it costs him a lot of money to do this but that it pays to invest in new frienda. Only 1 5 cents in coin or stamps mailed at once to the Pathfinder, 2 Langdon Sta., Washington, D. C., will bring you the breeziest, cleanest, sanest, most en tertaining weekly paper there is; you will be delighted. character, keen sense humor, wide reading beyond his years, high order of intellect, loyalty to friends, beauti ful home life, all went to make him a favorite among his companions and beloved by all who knew him. Truly his character and life is a worthy example to emulate. MBS. AGNES JANE ARMSTRONG. Died, at the home of her son, the Rev. James A, Armstrong, Louisa Court House, Va., September 15, 1922, Mrs. Agnes Jane Armstrong, in the eightieth year of her age. Mrs. Armstrong was the daughter of James N. and Eloise Nadenbousche Riddle, and was born at Berkeley Dale, Marion County, Mo., April 19, 1843. A few years later her father moved back to Virginia, where ho had formerly lived, and settled at Martinsburg. Here this youngest daughter grew to womanhood, hav ing early united with the Presbyte rian church, of which she continued to be a member till the close of her long life. In November (24th), 1881, she became the wife of the Rev. James A. Armstrong, then pastor of the churches of Shepherdstown and Kearney8ville. This happy union was to last only too short a time, for on the 14th of July, 1883, God called His faithful servant to the upper and better service of the sanctuary in -UNIVERSAL BIBLE SUNDAY November 26th, 1922 (or either adjacent Sunday) THEiME: The Bible? Un delivered to t he Nations of the World YOUR Church or Sunday School will wclcome the education and the inspiration resulting from the observance of Universal Bible Sunday An extremely interesting exercise, c beautiful poster in colors, an Informative report together with leaflets for wide distribution furnished free on request to pastors. Sunday School superintendents, teachers and other religious workers. Kindly state size of congregations, schools or class in ordering. AMERICAN BIBLE SOCIETY Bible House, New York heaven. On tire 20th of October, 1883, the gracious Lord gave her a son, upon whom in due season the father's mantle fell, and through him the father being dead, yet speaketh. In his home the mother has found sweet refuge during the declining years of her earthly pilgrimage. Her mortal body was brought to Shepherdstown and laid to rest be side the grave where sleeps the be loved husband. Together they await the summons from on high to arise clothed in glory and immortality. F. M. W. THOMAS BROGDON FORT. Thomas Brogdon Fort was born at Mayesville, S. C., April 26, 1906, and was accidentally drowned while on a Ashing trip July 8, 1922. He was the only child of T. B. and Corinna Burgess Fort. In June Thomas had just com pleted the ninth grade in the Mayes ville High School. He was a faith ful, consciencious scholar and was a favorite with his teachers and his classmates. He came of a long lino of pious ancestry, and had been most carefully trained by his devoted par ents in all things religious. From childhood he had been a member of the Sunday school and was a con stant attendant upon the church ser vices. Every Sunday found him in his place both at Sunday school and church. He made a daily habit, of reading his Bible, and kept it on a table right by his bed at all times. He was well versed in the Bible and Catechism. He loved the Word of God. In November he made a pub lic profession of his faith and united with the Mayesville Presbyterian church. In all points Thomas was a splen did boy of clrarming disposition, just "UNFINISHED TASKS" Of the Southern Presbyterian Church By HOMER McMILLAN, D. D. PRICE: PAPER, 50C; CLOTH, 75C. (ILLUSTRATED) Official Home Mission Text Book For 1922-23 LEADERS' HELPS FOR SENIOR CLASSES, IOC By Mrs. L. W. Curtis LEADERS' HELPS FOR JUNIOR CLASSES, IOC By Mrs. W. P. Borland COMMENDATIONS OF "UNFINISHED TASKS" From Report of Standing Committee on Home Missions, adopted by the General Assembly, Charles ton, W. Va., 1922 ? "That during the season leading up to Home Mission Week, mentioned in paragraph 3, the Assembly endorse and recommend the use of the new text hook, 'UNFINISHED TASKS ? by Rev. Homer McMillan, D. D., and that this book be given the widest possible circulation throughout our bounds for the use of study groups." Mrs. L. W. Curtis, Richmond, Va. ? "I have just read with delight Dr. McMillan's book, 'UNFINISHED TASKS.' It is as full of information and inspiration as a nut is of meat, and is just the kind of a book needed by our women's societies in their study classes next year. It is a compendium of our Assembly's five-fold work of Home Missions; it is a store-house of information and personal experiences of workers; it is a vision of our Church's unfinished and new tasks that stirs the blood and quickens the pulse." Wm. Crowe, Dr D., Pastor Westminster Church, St. Louis ? "A new book has just come from the nress, bearing a wealth of information and inspiration to all who are interested in the development of the Presbyterian Church in the South. Dr. McMillan has reduced to a record his observations of fifteen years, together with such conclusions as such a survey would demand. He traces the history of our Home Mission movement from its small beginnings to its present mighty task. The facts are presented in arresting fashion. The style is lucid, the appeal is eloquent. This volume will mean an enrich ment of the literature of our Church. For private read ing, or as a textbook for study classes, it is heartily com mended." Action of Home Mission Committee ? "In view of the. fact that the books used in the Home Mission study classes the two past years have been largely social service and problem studies, it is the judgment of the Executive Committee that the Home Mission cause will be best served and advanced at this time by the study of our own work, and we earnestly recommend the use of our own book, 'UNFINISHED TASKS,' by our churches and Mrs. Andrew Bramlett, Rock Hill, S. C., Vice President South Carolina Synodical ? "I am delighted with Dr. McMillan's book on the work of the Executive Committee of the Assembly's Home Missions. It id simply and forcefully written. It is interesting and makes a fine appeal for the Home Mission work of our own South ern Church. It is just what our women want and for what they have been asking." J. Sprole Lyons, D. D., Pastor First Presbyterian Church, Atlanta?" 'UNFINISHED TASKS,' by Dr. McMillan, is a very fine illustration of a type of books which this busy, practical age demands. It is brief, compact and absolutely to the point. The analysis is simple and comprehensive. The spirit of the book and writer is candid, fearless and optimistic. The treatment lends itself splendidly td its use as a text book. It will be difficult to find a text for a Mission Study Course which will combine as much of information about our own Church, of appraisal of its resources, of comprehension of the vastness of the task, and of urgency for its full and immediate accomplishment." Order from COMMITTEE OF PUBLICATION RICHMOND, VA. TEXARKANA, ARK.-TEXAS growing into young manhood, and gave every promise of a most useful life to th6 church and community. He was a devoted son, obedient and tender in his affection for his par ents; manly and upright, he was re spected and honored by all, and was greatly beloved by all his youthful companions in whose spiritual wel fare he took a deep and abiding in terest. His sudden death filled the hearts of the entire community with sadness at our loss and profound sympathy for his bereaved parents. To us it was a most mysterious providence, but lovingly we bow to the will of Him who doeth all things well. "If we could push ajar the gates of life, And stand within and all God's working see, We could interpret all this doubt and strife, And for each mystery find a key." It is comforting to know that our dear ones have gone to be with the Lord, and that their sorrows and suf ferings are at an end, and that they have entered into the rest that re mains for the people of the Lord. Yet when we think, not of them, but of ourselves, the loss that we have sustained, nature finds it hard to dry the tear and quench the sigh. We weep not for them, but for ourselves, and while we sorrow not as those who have no hope, yet sorrow we must, and through tears, "the safety valve of the soul," give expression to the pent up emotions of our hearts. May the God of all grace and com fort sustain the hearts of His afflict ed children in this sad hour of trial. "Sometimes when all life's lessons have been learned, And the sun and stars forever have set, The things that our weak judgments have spurned, The things over which we grieved with lashes wet. Will flash before us out of life's dark night, As stars shine most in deepest tints of blue, And we shall see how all God's plans are right. And what seemed reproof was lovo most true." R. L. Grier. The greatest events of an age are its best thoughts. It is the nature of thought to flnd its way into ac tion. 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