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Page 38 - ... state highways, to be constructed and maintained at the sole expense of the Commonwealth.
Page 7 - Christ, and his ambition to advance the kingdom of God in his community and in the world. He should be more than a preacher depending mainly upon public assemblies for his opportunities and results. He should carry his message of salvation into the homes of the people, and face the careless and scornful and...
Page 50 - The church should recognize a division of functions in the community, and should cooperate with other institutions and organizations. Such adjustments are made individually for the most part, but by public advocacy and by its educational methods, the church may exert its collective influence for all ends that may help to upbuild the community.
Page 50 - The country church should regard itself as the servant of the entire community and should be actively concerned with all legitimate agencies in the community. It should give them support and promotion as there may be opportunity or need. It should suggest and inspire rather than instigate and supervise, but it may undertake any new service for which there is no other provision.
Page 49 - Country church leaders, both preachers and laymen, should have a clear view of the fundamental aspects of the rural problem, and should broadly define the relationship of the. church to that problem.
Page 50 - ... belong to Christ." The rapidly increasing instability of the rural population lays upon the church the special duty of religious and social helpfulness to the tenant farmer and hired man.
Page 48 - ... 1912 the percentage of the defective children was 74.9%, those with single defects being 29.9% and those with multiple defects 44.9% of all examined; that is, there is a slight increase in the proportion of sound children, and a considerable increase in the percentage of those having but one defect. The progress of a child in school is most directly affected by defects of sight or hearing. Our inspectors found faults of vision in twenty-four per cent, of the pupils tested over against twenty-seven...
Page 16 - The bulk of their membership includes either members of the church or sympathizers with it, so that there is no competition or friction, except in isolated instances.
Page 48 - ... to note that 8,612 teachers were sufficiently interested in the work to send us at the end of the school year a record of 147,840 pupils, reporting at least 28,244 as having been treated and at least 26,080 of them showing a distinct improvement by treatment. It is a source of regret to us that more of the parents do not value this advice and secure treatment for their children, and yet with this work so new it was hardly to be expected that all parents would take the advice offered. The table...