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The Domestic and foreign Missionary Society of the protestant Episcopal Church in the United States of America Composed of All Members of the Church

THE GENERAL CONVENTION

Whose membership includes all the Bishops of the Church, four clerical and four lay elected deputies from each diocese, and one clerical and one lay elected deputy from each missionary district, meets triennially, determines the general lines of the Church's missionary policy, and elects as its executive committee for missionary management the Board of Missions, composed of fifteen bishops, fifteen other clergymen and fifteen laymen. The Presiding Bishop of the Church is ex-officio President of the Board. The Convention also elects a General Secretary and a Treasurer.

THE BOARD OF MISSIONS

Right Rev. DANIEL S. TUTTLE, D.D., LL.D., President.

RIGHT REV. WM. CROSWELL DOANE, D.D., LL.D., D.C.L., Vice-President. Right Rev. Ozi W. Whitaker, D.D., LL.D.

Right Rev. Henry Y. Satterlee, D.D., LL.D. Right Rev. John Scarborough, D.D., LL.D.

Right Rev. William N. McVickar, D.D., LL.D. Right Rev. George W. Peterkin, D.D., LL.D. Right Rev. Joseph M. Francis, D.D. Right Rev. Cortlandt Whitehead, D.D.

Right Rev. Charles P, Anderson, D.D. Right Rev. George Worthington, D.D., LL.D. Right Rev. Frederick Burgess, D.D. Right Rev. Ethelbert Talbot, D.D., LL.D.

Right Rev. Edwin S. Lines, D.D. Right Rev. William Lawrence, D.D., LL.D.

Right Rev. David H. Greer, D.D.
Rev. J. Houston Eccleston, D.D.

Rev. Randolph H. McKim, D.D., LL.D.
Rev. William R. Huntington, D.D., D.C.L., L.H.D. Rev. J. Lewis Parks, D.D.
Rev. William M. Vibbert, D.D.

Rev. Alexander Mann, D.D.
Rev. Henry Anstice, D.D.

Rev. Theodore Sedgwick. Rev. Reese F. Alsop, D.D.

Rev. Leonard K. Storrs, D.D. Rev. James DeWolf Perry, D.D.

Rev. George B. Morgan, D.D. Rev. Ernest M. Stires, D.D., L.H.D.

Rev. Charles H. Smith, D.D.

Rev. Herman Page, D.D. Mr. William G. Low.

Admiral Alfred T. Mahan. Mr. Julien T. Davies,

Mr. Rathbone Gardner. Mr. Alfred Mills.

Mr. William R. Butler. Mr. Elihu Chauncey.

Mr. George Gordon King. Mr. George C. Thomas.

Mr. Henry Lewis Morris. Mr. James J. Goodwin.

Mr. George Wharton Pepper. Mr. Burton Mansfield,

Mr. Robert C. Pruyn.

Mr. David B. Lyman. All the other Bishops of the Church and the Secretary and Treasurer of The Domestic and Foreign Missionary Society are members ex-officio of the Board of Missions with all the privileges of membership except the right to vote.

The Stated Meetings of the Board of Missions are held on the second Tuesday of each month save July and August, at two o'clock in the afternoor. In September, however, the meeting is on the third Tuesday. REV. ARTHUR S. LLOYD, D.D., General Secretary. Rey. EVERETT P. SMITH, Educational Secretary. REV. JOSHUA KIMBER, Associate Secretary. MR. GEORGE C. THOMAS, Treasurer, MR, JOHN W. WOOD, Corresponding Secretary. MR. E. WALTER ROBERTS, Assistant Treasurer.

Remittances should be sent to the TREASURER ; all other communications to the GENERAL SECRETARY, Church Missions House, 281 Fourth Avenue, New York.

AUXILIARY COUNCILS As provided by the Missionary Canon of the General Convention, the country is divided into eight departments. Each has power to elect a department secretary, subject to the approval of the Board of Missions, to select a representative with the right to sit in the Board, but without à vote, and to promote the holding of missionary meetings for the purpose of fostering missionary interest within the department.

AUXILIARIES TO THE BOARD OF MISSIONS THE WOMAN'S AUXILIARY, MISS JULIA C. EMERY, Secretary, 281 Fourth Avenue, New York,

THE SUNDAY-SCHOOL AUXILIARY, REV. H. L. DUHRING, D.D., Special Agent, Old St. Paul's
Church, 225 So, 3d St., Philadelphia, Pa.
THE AMERICAN CHURCH MISSIONARY SOCIETY, 281 Fourth Avenue, New York.

THE SPIRIT OF MISSIONS: $1.00 A YEAR.
ENTERED AT NEW YORK POST-OFFICE AS SECOND CLASS MATTER.

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I. AT HOME Alaska: Right Rev. Dr. Peter Trimble Rowe. Philippine Islands: Right Rev. Dr. Charles Henry Arizona: Right Rev. Dr. John Mills Kendrick.

Brent. Asheville: Right Rev. Dr. Junius Moore Horner. Sacramento: Right Rev. Dr. William Hall MoreHonolulu: Right Rev. Dr. Henry B. Restarick.

land. Eastern Oregon: Right Rev. Robert Lewis Pad- Salina: Right Rev. Dr. Sheldon Munson Griswold. dock.

South Dakota: Right Rev. Dr. William Hobart Hare. Idaho: Right Rev. Dr. James Bowen Funsten.

Right Rev. Dr. P. F. Johnson, Assistant Bishop. Kearney: Right Rev. Dr. Anson Rogers Graves. Southern Florida: Right Rev. Dr. William Crane Nevada: Rev. Dr. Henry D. Robinson, Bishop-elect. Gray. New Mexico: Right Rev. Dr. John Mills Kendrick. Spokane: Right Rev. Dr. Lemuel Henry Wells. North Dakota: Right Rev. Dr. Cameron Mann. Utah: Right Rev. Dr. Franklin Spencer Spalding. Oklahoma and Indian Territory: Right Rev. Dr. Western Colorado: Right Rev. Edward Jennings Francis K. Brooke.

Knight. Olympia: Right Rev. Dr. Frederick W. Keator. Wyoming: Vacant. The Bishop of Idaho is in Porto Rico: Right Rev. Dr. James H. Van Buren. charge, by appointment of the Presiding Bishop.

II. ABROAD Brazil: Right Rev. Dr. Lucien Lee Kinsolving. Kyoto (Japan): Right Rev. Dr. Sidney Catlin Cape Palmas (Africa): Right Rev. Dr. Samuel Partridge. David Ferguson.

Mexico: Right Rev. Dr. Henry D. Aves. Cuba: Right Rev. Dr. Albion Williamson Knight. Shanghai (China): Right Rev. Dr. Frederick Hankow (China): Right Rev. Dr. Logan Herbert Rogers Graves. Roots.

Tokyo (Japan): Right Rev. Dr. John McKim.

III.
HATIEN CHURCH : Right Rev. Dr. James Theodore Holly.

THE

IMPORTANT NOTES THE CLERGY HE Clergy are requested to notify “The Mailing Department, 281 Fourth Avenue,

New York,” of changes in their post-office addresses in order that the Board's publications may be correctly mailed to them. SUBSCRIBERS UBSCRIBERS will observe that the address label indicates the time to which subscrip

tions are paid. Changes are made in the labels on the 15th of each month. If subscriptions are received later than the 15th, the change in the label will appear a month later. CONCERNING WILLS

T is earnestly requested that inquiries be made concerning Wills admitted to probate

SUB

quests be communicated to the Treasurer without delay. In making bequests for missions it is of great importance to give the exact title of the Society, thus: I give, devise, and bequeath to the Domestic and Foreign Missionary Society of the Protestanı Episcopal Church in the United States of America, for the use of the Society ... If it is desired that the bequest should be applied to some particular department of the work, there should be substituted for the words “FOR THE USE OF THE SOCIETY,' the words "FOR DOMESTIC MISSIONS," or "FOR FOREIGN MISSIONS," or "FOR WORK AMONG THE INDIANS," or "FOR WORK AMONG COLORED PEOPLE," or "FOR WORK in AFRICA,' or “FOR WORK IN CHINA," etc.

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ADDRESS

THE SPIRIT OF MISSIONS

281 Fourth Avenue, New York

NOW READY

The American Episcopal Church

in China

By ANNETTE B. RICHMOND, of Shanghai

INTRODUCTION BY BISHOP GRAVES

The Most Complete Story of the Church's Work in the

Celestial Empire Ever Written. Suitable for
Mission Study Classes or Personal

Reading. 150 Pages.

Fully Illustrated.

PRICE

CLOTH BINDING,
PAPER COVER,

Carriage Prepaid

75 CENTS
50 CENTS

ORDER TO-DAY FROM

THE EDUCATIONAL SECRETARY

281 FOURTH AVENUE, NEW YORK

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Spirit of Missions

AN ILLUSTRATED MONTHLY REVIEW

OF CHRISTIAN MISSIONS

february, 1908

CONTENTS

EDITORIAL: THE PROGRESS OF THE KINGDOM
BEGINNING WORK IN WESTERN COLORADO
GLIMPSES INTO CHINA
LA GLORIA, THE ISOLATED
THE CHURCH AND THE MINING CAMPS
THE SUBMERGED TENTH IN JAPAN
THE CHURCH IN ONE OF CUBA'S OLDEST CITIES
THE DEPARTMENT OF THE SOUTHWEST
CHINDIES AND THE NAVAJO MEDICINE MEN
FROM NEW YORK TO VALDEZ
A PRAIRIE ROMANCE
A BICYCLE, A BAGGAGE COOLIE, AND A MISSIONARY
FROM THE BATTLEFIELD OF THE PRINCE OF PEACE
NEWS AND NOTES
THE BAPTISM OF A CHINESE OFFICIAL
THE SIXTH DEPARTMENT.
BISHOP WORTHINGTON
THE SANCTUARY OF MISSIONS
THE MEETING OF THE BOARD OF MISSIONS .
ANNOUNCEMENTS CONCERNING THE MISIONARIES
How ONE PARISH KEEPS A MISSIONARY SUNDAY
MISSIONARY SPEAKERS
THE WOMAN'S AUXILIARY
ACKNOWLEDGMENTE

PAOL

85 Bishop Knight 91 Rev, S. H. Littell 92 Rev. W. W. Steel

Bishop Spalding 97 Rev. Yoshimichi Sugiura 105 Bishop Knight 109

112 M.B. Eyre 114 Rev. E. P. Newton 116

Bishop Mann 118 Rev. E. J. Lee 120

126 127 129

130 Rev. Joshua Kimber

132 133 134 135 136 136 138 146

The Subscription Price of THE SPIRIT OF MISSIONS is ONE DOLLAR per year. Postage is prepaid in the United States, Porto Rico, the Philippines and Mexico. For other countries in the Postal Union, including Canada, twenty-four cents per year should be added.

Change of Address : In all changes of address it is necessary that the old as well as the new address should be given.

How to Remit: Remittances, made payable to George O. Thomas, Treasurer, should be made by draft on New York, Postal Order or Express Order. One and two cent stamps are received. To checks on local banks ten cents should be added for collection.

All Letters should be addressed to The Spirit of Missions, 281 Fourth Avenue, New York.

Published by the Domestic and Foreign Missionary Society.
President, RIGHT REVEREND DANIEL S. TUTTLE, D.D. Secretary, REV. ARTHUR S. LLOYD, D.D.

Treasurer, GEORGE C. THOMAR.
Entered at the Post Office, in New York, as second-class matter.

THE SPIRIT OF MISSIONS is regularly on sale

In Philadelphia: By George W. Jacobs & Co., 1216 Walnut St.
In Milwaukee: By The Young Churchman Co., 412 Milwaukee St.

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