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IN THI «
The Christian women of the
Dominion of Pakistan, represent
ing a score, of denominations or
ganized thei-e by British and
American mlaplons, have formed
the "Christian Women's Union
of Pakistan.'; Miss Constance E.
Blackstock, American Methodist
missionary, is the first president.
The headquarters will be in
Lahore, where Miss Blackstock
is head of the I<ucie Harrison
Girls School, and will have
branches in various cities and
towns of the Dominion. One ma
jor purpose, in this largely Mfr
hammedan country, will be tc
promote the Christianizing of the
home and of family life.
Vellore Christian Medical Col
. lege, in Vellore, India, training
medical doctors and nurses for
service among all Christian and
non-Christian faiths of the land,
is a "concrete case of how the
East and the West, and people
of all races and creeds, can work
together harmoniously under the
bahner of Christian fellowship,"
in the opinion of Miss Milda M.
L&zarus, M. D., Indian president
of the institution. The College is
now supported by forty Protest
ant missionary bodies from the
United States, Canada, and Bur
ope; its service is to men and
women, Moslem, Hindu, Sikh,
Mrs. Henry H. Linn, president
of the National Y. W. C. A. In
China, is the writer of the fol
lowing prayer fehlch will be used
in thousands of American church
es and across the world on March
4. 1949, the "World Day of
Prayer,'f sponsored by the United
Council of Church Women (156
Fifth Ave., New York City): "0
Cod Of all nations, grant as we
come before Thee in this hour
of need, a spirit of prayer and
supplication. W e give Thee
thanks and praise. We humbly
confess our sins and iniquities
and beseech Thee to forgive us
and give us strength to sin no
more. Restore in us faith in our
fellowmen to do only the right by
each other that all nations may
live in peace and harmony. De
liver us from intolerance and
prejudice and replace them with
understanding. May we put away
our spirit of criticism and put on
instead the spirit of service.
Grant us love that knows no bar
riers of class and racial differ
ences. May we learn to love those
whom we have not seen by loving
our neighbors whom we have
seen. Save us from indifference
to need and suffering every
where. Give us willingness to
sacrifice. Give us strength and
courage t0 build a world where
in mankind may find abundant
life in Thy Kingdom. Through
Jesus- Christ, our Lord. Amen."
Roaring River Club
In January Meeting
The Roaring River Home Dem
onstration club met for their reg
ular monthly meeting at the
home of Mrs. Ted Carpenter on
Friday, the 21st of January, with
nine members and their visitors.
Our president, Mrs. G. W.
Scroggs, called the meeting to
order and the club sang, "Wo
Believe in Our State.'' Mrs. M. M.
Prevette was in charge of .the
Devotional. Our president was In
charge of the^business session.
Minutes of the last meeting were
read and approved; then ,the
roll call; next a letter of thanks
was read to the club from Miss
Mary Frances Staley in appreci
ation for the Christmas gift, a
Bible that the club had given her.
A. report of the officers train
ing school held at the town hal
on December 31st was given bj
Otur Home Agent, Mrs. Anni<
H. Greene, discussed the duties
of officers and club leaders. Sh<
annoum ed that she would give a
prize a the end of the year to
the bes club, score to be kept by
the sec 'etaries.
Leaflets containing names of
good books were given out x to
women] and each woman Is to
rfead af least three and give re
ports an, them during the year.
Mrs. Greene asked each leader
to carr r out her part of the work
faithfu ly; for example, Mrs. M.
H. Ly :ton, clothing leader, to
have i fashion show one month
and h ive each woman wear a
dress or apron that she had
made. Each leader will give a re
port of their work at various
Greene discussed our year
;ave us much help on the
organisation of clubs.
A c ub pin was presented to
Mrs. ''ed Carpenter by the club
for pe 'feet attendance, during the
past yBar for all the club meet
Ourj hostess assisted by Mes
dames iH. E. Anthony and D. H.
Blackburn, served refreshmenas.
Starting the New Year with
grateful hearts for our Home
Demonstration Org anlzatlon
which is the largest in the world
for women. We all enjoy the
wonderful fellowship with Mrs.
Greece and Miss Morrison as our
If you are interested in mak
ing your home and your com
munity a better place in which
to live you are invited to join
our club. Our next meeting will
be at the home of Mrs. O. C.
Bauguss Friday, February 18, 2
o'clock. Visitors are always wel
mers in tbe mountain
es are showing unusual ln
in the work stock clinics
held there. More than 700
farmers participated in the series
of cliiiics held in Ashe, Haywood
and Watauga counties.
Ratttrn That Book to th« Ulnur
POLIO GIFTS PROVIDE ANGELS OF MERCY
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Registered Nurse Edith Creede feeds Carolyn Thom
as, 6, a patient in a special polio unit in Greensboro, N.
C. March of Dimes funds pay travel, maintenance and
salaries of polio nurses.
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