I Oirur. IN THI « iURCH ifcmiUi 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, and Christian. 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 Mrs) Greene. 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 times. Mrs, book, 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 ings. 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 leaders. 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 come.—Reported. Far count! tefest bping 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 hwwh»»hwwhwwwwwwmm4»«« «i nnwtwumm 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. U ODE SAYS BYE-BYE nwrC TO LOOSE FALSE TEETH Your plato will fit more securely if you sprinkle HOPE DENTURE POWDER on it. This tasteless, odorless powder holds false teeth rery much tighter. Try It. Amazing security for nervous people. HOPE DENTURE POWDER ii only 30c. RED CROSS PHARMACY '

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