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1 OFFICIAL JOURNAL orea~. Iii. onference., III.. II Illli II Ill! -"". _.i. ""';;'"">,..,-, ttl,.~-.~ ~ # r / \

2 OFFICIAL JOURNAL MINUTES OF THE KOREA ANNUAL CONFERENCE OF THE MET HOD 1ST EPISCOP AL CHURCH NINTH SESSION. CHONG DONG METHODIST EPISCOPAL CHURCH SEOUL, CHOSEN March 8-14, 1916

3 FAREWELL WORDS OF BISHOP HARRIS. MARCH. 14, I will say to you in the tender words of Paul, "It is more blessed to give than to receive."you have had a full cup, you ministers of Christ. AU of you have had a full cup often running over. Yes, not often have you come to the.holy place with an empty.heart, with not a word of encouragement or uplift. And as you have imparted so have you received. Even Mr. Wesley way down to the last of his days, said, "I may not speak or gasp His name, but I preach Christ to all." Of course he did, he preached until the end of his life. But the parting in those days was much more tragic than now. Now we meet and part and go about the world exposed to very little danger. We have 'so many meetings along the way, but the meeting of friendship is the best. Well, the going around the world is like a holiday. It is hard, I cannot realize today that this will be the last Annual Conference over which I shall preside. These have been very delightful experiences to me, laborious, but it will be a relief to ljle that I shall not be carrying such responsibilites. If I can lay down these burdens, with honor, I shall be thankful to God and surrender them to another. There is really no place for me to go now, unless they send me on to China; Japan is SIDl.U, and Korea is smaller. Seriousl! speaking I want to go to India, the place that is very near to my heart, and look upon that land, that strange land. I would like to have a few months with them. The prospects I have of a peaceful journey from the United States to India is not very cheering at present and I have no desire to go to the theatre of war in Europe. I saw enough war when I was a boy. I talkeri to you,a great deal, but all I can do is to comm:md you :to God and to His grace. I shall again pour out the litany of thanks to you for the many kindnesses I have received from you. Now we shall read the appointments which have been prepared with a good deal of prayer.

4 THE CABINET J. Z. MOORE C. D. MORRIS CORWIN TAYLOR CHOI PYENG HYEN G. M. BURDICK W. A. NOBLE KIM CHANG SIK BISHOP M. C. HARRIS (W. C. Swearer on furlough. Pak Won Paik absent on account of l'ickness.)

5 CONTENTS. Conference Register Conference Roll Journal of Daily Proceedings Certificate of Ordination Disciplinary Questions Appointments District Reports 1. Seoul, Chemulpo and Kang Neung Districts Haiju District Kongju District 4. Suwon District 5. Pyengyang District 6. Yeng Byen District Medical Reports 1. Lousia Holmes-Norton Memorial Hospital 2. Wonju Hospital Hall Memorial Hospital Union Methodist Theological Seminary... The Pierson Memorial Bible SchooL..... Language Committee Report _ Foreign and Home Missionary Society... Treasurer's ReporL Sunday School and Tract Society Committee on Resolutions List of Former Members Conference Treasurer's Report Ladies of the Woman's Foreign Missionary Society Annual Meetings Summary of Statistics... Statisticts PAGE

6 PRINTED BY THE INDUSTRIAL TRAINING SCHOOL OF Y. M. C. A. SEOUL, KOREA.

7 CONFERENCE REGISTER. I. Officers of the Conference. President: Bishop Merriman C. Harris, Seoul, Korea. Secretary: Paul L. Grove, Haiju, Korea. Assistant Secretary: Victor H. Wachs, Yengbyen, Korea. Korean Secretaries : Yi Ha Yueng, Seoul. An Chang Ho, Kongju. Statistical Secretaries: Burke R. Lawton, Seoul. A. H. Norton, Haiju. Korean Statistical Secretaries: Chang Nak Do, Seoul, Yi Ik Mo, Wonju. Treasurer: C. S. Deming, Seou!. Official Interpreters: E. M. Cable, Seoul. Hyen Soon, Seoul. II. Conference Societies and Bo ards. C. S. Deming. S. A. Beck. C~ng Nak Do. Board of Examiners: E. M. Cable. Sin Hong Sik. W. C. Rufus. D. A. Bunker. Paul L. Grove. Kim Chai Chan. Kim Chang Hung. Han Chang Sup. F. E. C. Williams

8 8 KOREA ANNUAL CONFERENCE [MARCH, Co~ference Relations : G. M. Burdick. Pak Wun Paik. J. Z. Moore. W. A. Noble. Chang Nak Do. Han Chang Sup. Kim Chang Sik. Choi Pyeng Hyen. E. M. Cable. Corwin Taylor. Hyen Suk-Chil. A. L. Becker. Temperance Society: E. D. Follwell, President; Dong Suk Kui, Secretary. EXECUTIVE COMMITTEE. Chemulpo Dist1'ict; Pang Chok Sin, Choi Chok n. Haiiu District; A. H. Norton, Choi Sung Mo. Kongju East District; Sin Hong Sik, Cheung Chai K won. Kongju West District; Son Seung Yong, Kim Chang Sik. Kang Neung District; 'I Yi Tong Sik, An Kyeng Nok. Pyengyang East District; Hyen Suk Chil, Pai Hyen Sik. Pyengyang 'West District; Kim Chang<Hueng, Pyehg Hak Yong. Seoul District; Son Chun Do, Hong Sun Tak. Suwon District; Hong Syeng:Ha, Yi Eun Yueng. Wonju Distt'ict; Pak Won Paik,. A.. G. Anderson. Yengbyen District; Kim Chai Chan, Ni.Chin Hueng. Home and Foreign Missionary Society. President, Choi Pyeng Hyen. Secretary, Chang Nak Do. Vice-President, W. A. Noble. Ass't Secretary, Choi Sung Mo. Chernulpo District; Pak Pong Nai, Tong Suk Kui. Haiju District; Choi Sung Mo, 0 Hyen Kyeng, Son Chang Hyen. Kung Neung Dist1-ict; Yi Tong Sik, An Kyeng Nok, Yi lk Mo. Wonju District; Kaag 'Sin Wha, Pak Hyen II, An To Soon. Kongju East District; Sin Hong Sik, TYung Chai Kwon, Tai Yi O. Kongju West District; Kim Kwang Sik, An Chang Ho, Wu Ki 1m. Pyengyang District; Hyen Suk Chil; Kim Chan Hueng, Chn Kui Wun. Seoul District; Chung Do, Yi Ha Yueng, Hong.Sun Tak. Suwon District,' Hong seung Ha, Han Chang Syek, Pyeng Do Chin Yengbyen District; Kim Chang Sik, Yi Chin Hyeng, Kim Chai Chan. Sunday School:' Hyen.8.ooll.l C. S.Deming. D. A~Bimker~ song Tuk Hu.

9 1916] CONFERENCE REGISTER 9 Education : A. L. Becker. B. W. Billings. Hugh Cynn. V H. Wachs. P. E. C. Williams. D. A., Bunker. W. C. Rufus. Tong Suk Kui. G. M. Burdick. Lulu E. Frey. Pak Wun Paik. J. Z. Moore. Pai Hyen Sik. W A. Noble. Language: C. S. Deming. A. L~ Becker. Choi Pyeng Hyen. Grace Dillingham State of Church: An Chang Ho. Kim Chang Sik. Hyeng Suk Chil. Hong Sun Tak. 'Resolutions: W- C. Rufus. V. H. Wachs. A. G. Anderson. D. A. Bunker. Reporters: A. G. Anderson. Kim U Soon. D. A. Bunker. III. Standing Committees. Bible Committee of Korea: W. A. Noble. C. S. Deming. D. A. Bunker. Corwin Taylor. Federal Council Executive Committee: J. Z. Moore. To Audit Mission Treasurer's Account: D. A. Bunker. Comity: The District Superintendants. To Audit W. F. M. S. Treasurer's Account,: Luia A. Miller. Ora M. Tuttle. Program Next Conference: J. Z. Moore. Hyen Suk Chil. Pai Hyen Sik. Irene Haynes. Publications with M. E. Church, South: W. A. Noble. C. S. Deming. ChoiPyengHyen. Hyen Soon. Methodist CouncilPublici;l.tions and Other Missions: S. A. Beck. E. M. Cable.

10 10 KOREA ANNUAL CONFERENCE 1\1 usic. Committee: D. A. Bunker. Paul L. Grove. Nominations: The District Superintendants. UIARCH, IV. Conference Roll. Alexander, R. P. An Chang Ho An KyengNok Beck S. A. "Becker, A. L. Bunker, D. A. Burdick, G. M. Cable, E. M. Chang Nak Do Chappel, B. Chew, N. D. Clroi Pyeng :H;yen Choi Sung Mo. -Chung Chai Kwon Chung Chin Su Critchett, Carl Deming, C. S. Follwell, E. D. Grove, P. L. Han Chang Sup Hong Seung Ha Hong Soon Tak Hyen Soon Hyen Suk Chil Jones, G. H. Kang Sin'Wha Kim Chai Chan Kim Chang Sik Kim Chang Kyu Kim Chan Heung Kim hong 00 Lawton, B. R. Morris, C. D. Moore, J. Z. Noble, W. A. o Kui Sun Pai Hyen Sik Pak Hyen II Pak Pong Nai Pak Won Paik Pak Yung Chan Pak YungSuk Pang Chok Sin Pang Kui Soon Pyen Hak Yong Reppert, R. R. Ruf!l8, W. C. Sin Hong Sik Son. Chang Hyen Son Chung Do Son Seung Y ong Song Ik Chu Swearer, W. C. 'raylor, Corwin Taylor, H. C. TongSuk Kui Van Buskir:k,.J. D. \Vach!;l, V. H. Williams, F. E. C. YiChangHoi Xi. Chi SUI;Jg Yi Chin HUl}g

11 1916] CONFERENCE ROLL 11 Kim Hong Sik Yi Eun Yul Kim In Kwon Yi Ha Yung Kim K wang Sik Yi Ik Mo Kim Pyeng Choi. Yi Kyeng Chik Kim Pyeng Kwon Yi Tong Sik Kim U Soon Yi Yung Soon Kingsbury, 'V. L. Yun Sung Yul Kwon Sin II Probationers. Anderson, A. G. Norton, A. H. Billings, B. W. o Hyen Kyeng ChuKui Won o Ik Pya Chun.g Chin Su Pak Suek Kun Han Yoi Kun Song Tuk Hu Heichel', M. K. W. Yi Chan Chu Hong Kui Hwang Yi Eung Yung Hong Sun Chu Yi Moon Hyen Kim K wang Sik Yi Sang Man Kim Tai Hyen Yi Yong Chu No Si Chwa Yi Yun Yung

12 12 KOREA ANNUAL CONFERENCE THE JOURNAL. FIRST DAY, WEDNESDAY, MARCH 8, The ninth session of the Korea Annual Conference and the thirtysecond session of the Korea Mission of the Methodist Episcopal Church, met in the Chong Dong Church of Seoul, Korea, on Wednesday, March Bth., 1916, with Bishop Merriman C. Harris, D.D., LL.D., in the chair. Opening Service.-At 9:00 A. M. the Conference was called to order for the Communion Service. The District Superintendents, assisted by several elders, Korean and foreign, in au.. impressive manner, administered the Sacrament of the Lord's Supper to the Conference members and visitors.. Roll Call. -Bishop Harris taking the chair, the roll call was ordered, all answ~ring present, (see Conference Roll) except the following names; R. p. Alexander, B. Chappel, Carl Critchett, G. H. Jones, W. Kingsbury, 0 Kui Sun, Pak Wun Paik,.Pak Yung Chan, R. R. Reppert, W. C. Swearer, H. C. Taylor, J. D. VanBuskirk, Yi Kyeng Jik, Yi Tong Sik, M. K. W Heicher, B. W. Billingf. Organization. -On motion of E. M. Cable, Paul L. Grove was elected secretary, the latter choosing Victor H. Wachs as assistant. Further nominations were made and the following officers elected. Korean secretaries, Yi Ha Yueng and An Chang Ho; Statistical Secretaries, B. R. Lawton and A. H. Norton; Korean Statistical Secretaries, Chang Nak Do and Yi Ik Mo; Treasurer, C. S. Deming; Offical Interpreters, E. M. Cable and Hyen Soon. Presentation of Ga'vel for General Conference.-At this point, a handsome, silver-ornamented gavel was brought forward and given into the charge of Bishop Harris, with the earnest request that he take the same to the General Conference and use it while presiding, after which it is to be sold to the highest bidder, the proceeds to be devoted to Mission work in Korea. On the motion of E. M. Cable, every member was allowed to share in the expense, the contribution being limited to two sen per member. Nominations. -The secretary of the Nominating Committee, Corwin Taylor, here brought in the report of that committee. It was adopted with a few changes. (See List of Committees).

13 1916] THE JOURNAL 1~... Memol'ial:~ to General Conference.-W. A. Noble moved that a committee of five be appointed, to present any memorial to General ConferencE'. The following were nominated and elected. W. A. Noble, ChoiPyeng Hyen, Chang Nak Do, C. D. Morris and E. M. Cable. Home and Foreign Miss'ionary Society.-Upon motion of G. M_ Burdick, the 1915 managers were authorized to bring in nominations for new officers and managers. Conference Bar.-The same was placed at the second row of seats at each side, and the sixth center row, by motion of E. M. Cable. The W. F. M. S. ladies were invited within the Bar. Prog'ram Committee. - The Program Committee brought in a report, which evoked the following motions. Hyen Suk Chil moved that this year's program be printed instead of mimeographed. It was carried. Kim U Soon made the motion that beginning with next year, the English and Korean Programs be printed on the same sheet, and that et:he expense be equally divided among the two funds for printing the Korean and English minutes. This motion was enthusiastically passed. Posting of Norn-inations. - Upon motio:! of Hyen Suk Chil, the Nominating Committee was requested to post upon a large sheet, in some conspicuous place within the church building, the list of nominations. Vote of Thanks to the Bishop. - Upon motion o~ Chang Nak Do., the Bishop was given hearty funks for his generous distributions, gratis, of his report to the Ge:leral Conference. Every member and probationer was given a copy translated into Korean, and English copies were later also handed out. Change of Program. - It was voted' upon motion of E.. M. Cable, to change the time of adjournment from- 12:30 to 12:00 M., the same to become effective on Thursday, Recess. -A recess of five minutes was announced by the Chair, at the expiration of which tim~, W. A. Noble was asked by the Bishop to preside in his place. Statistics.-Statistics being called for by the chairman, the same were brought forward and turned over to th~ respective secretaries. All monies were also handed in at this time. Upon motbn of C. D. Morris, the Superintendants were asked to person,ally supervise the reports for their District and to combine them upon one sheet and thus turn over to the Statistical SecretarieE. Announcement Committee.-Upon motion of Paul L. Grove, theassistant secretaries were appointed a steering Committee, to receive and adjust and make all announcements.

14 14 KOREA ANNUAL CONFERENCE [MARCH, Adjournment. - THe motion to adjourn being carried, the doxology was sung and the benediction pronounced by Yi Ik Mo. SECOND DAY, THURSDAY, MARCH 9, Devotions. - The opening devotions were led by Hyen Soon, who announced a hymn, read a portion of the 12th chapter of Hebrews and -ca.lled upon Chung Chin Su to lead in prayer. Minutes. - The minutes were read in English, corrected and approv -ed, the same being done in the case of the Korean. Qz('estion 14. -''Was the character of each preacher examined?" Choi Pyeng Hyen was called, his character passed and his report as Superintendant of the Chemulpo District read. The characters of the elders on. his work were also passed. ' G. M. Burdick was then called, his character and those of his elders J>assed, and his repjrt as Superintendant of the Suwon District read in Korean. Home and Foreign Missions. - The report of the 1915 managers was brought in by Chang Nak Do, and was adopted. (See list of Committees). Order of the Day.-Upon the motion of E. M. Cable, it was made the {)rder of the day for Friday mjrning at 10:00 that Kim PH Su of the Christian Messenger.be given 15 minutes to present the interests of that paper. Petition from Pyengyang District Conference. - The secretary read. i~ Korean, a petition from the P. Y. District Conference,. praying that the course of study for Exhort~rs and Local Preachers be revised. Hyen Suk Chil moving its adoption, it was seconded and adopted.,study Course Revision.-Upon motion of Hyen Suk Chil, a Committee of five was asked to 1:>e,~ppointed., tt? revise the courses of study. W. A. Noble made an amendment to the effect that all our courses of study be taken under consideration, and that we co-operate with the M. E. Mission, South and.the W. F. M. S., in laying out a" co-related system {)f study for the Bible Class~s, District and Annual Conferences. The.amendment was s3conded, passed and then the original motion put and passed. The following were nominated; Paul L. Grove, E. M. Cable, Choi Py~ng Hyen, Chang Na,k Do and W. A. Noble. Recess. -U pon motion of Yi Ha.Hyeng, it was voted to have a fiveminute recess every day. The motion was passed and a recess immedi~tely declared.

15 1916] THE JOURNAL 1& Question 14.-The conference being called to order by the Bishop~ Kim Chang Sik was called, his character and that of the elders of his district passed and his report as Superintendant of the Yengbyen District read. Corwin Taylor was also called, his character and that of the elders on his work passed, and his report as Superintendant of the Kongju East District read in Korean by Sin Hong Sik. W. C. Swearer's name was called, his character passed, and being absent on furlough, his report was read in Kore9.n by An Chang Ho.. The elders on his district, Kongju West, were alsu called and passed. Introductions. -0. R. A vison was brought fol'ward and introduced to. the Conference. He spoke briefly in behalf of Severance Hospital and requested a larger Methodist representation upon the medical facu~ty of the school. AdjouTnment. - The Conference being adjourned by expiration of time, the doxology was sung, and the benediction pronounced in 1\.0- rean by Bishop Harris. THIRD DAY, FRIDAY, MARCH 10, Devotion.-Hyen Suk Chil took charge of the brief opening services, which consisted of a h1mn, a portion of the 12th chapter of Romans and prayer. Minutes.-The minutes were read first in Korean and then in English, and after correction were approved. Resolution Anent Bishop Harris. - W. A. Noble presented the following resolution. Whereas, Bishop M. C. Harris has announced to the Korea Mission his intention to withdraw from the active work imposed upon him by his office as Bishop in Charge of our work in Korea and Japan, and Whereas, Bishop Harri~ has given Korea an administration of 12 years filled with unprecedented' success in the history of our Church in any field, which is indicated by the fact that the Church membership has grown during that period froi.d 10,570 to 41,960 and the Korean selfsupport from an annual sum of 3, to 61, , and the building values of the Mission from 105,OOO.OO to the sum of 431,OOO.OO and, Whereas, Because of the good offices of Bishop' Harris the Mission has enjoyed good relations with the Government through all the turbulent changes incident to the supplanting of one government by another, therefore, be it "Re8olved, That the Korea Annual Conference record its appreciation

16 ]6 KOREA ANNUAL CONFERENCE [MARCH, of this service to the Church in Korea, that we express our deepest personal affection, and that we hereby request that Bishop Harris fix his re sidence for the next quadrennium in Seoul and also that he continue to cooperate with the workers of Korea for the salvation of this people. The same was adopted by a rising and unanimous vote. The Bishop responded in tender words of thanks, expressing the hope that he w~uld "'not be limited to Seoul, but be allowed to itinerate about the whole of Korea, in active co-operative service. Me~rial to General Confe;'ence.-The follo~ting memorial being presented by W. A. Noble, it was voted to adopt and to send on to the General Conference, Whereas, Bishop M. C. Harris, has announced to the Korea Mission and Church his intention to withdraw from active service as Missionary Bishop for Korea and Japan at the next General Conference, thus leaving this field without Episcopal supervision, and. Whereas, Korea and.j apan are so strategically situated geographi.cally, politically and religiously as to be one of the most determining factors in the program of the Methodist Episcopal Church for the evangelization of Eastern Asia, and Whereas, The Central Conference of Eastern Asia has petitioned the General Conference to regard Eastern Asia as one field for the purposes of Episcopal supervision, with a General Superintendent's residence located, one in Shanghai, one in Peking, and one in Seoul, Resolved, That the Korea Annual Conference repeat the petition of the Central Conference of. Eastern Asia and respectfully memorialize the General Conference to fix Seoul, Korea as a place of residence for one of the General Superintendents for the next quadernnium. Reading of Communications. -Letters of greeting from the Rev. George H. Jones, D. D., W. M. B. Baird, D. D. and the Rev. Louis O. Hartman were read by the s.ecretary. Upon the motion of E. M. Cable, the Korean secretary was ordered to write a letter of response to G. H. Jones, and W. M. Baird's letter was ordered responded to by the English Secretaries. Upon motion of Corwin Taylor, the letter from L. Hartman was turned over to the chairman of the Sunday School Committee. Korea Rel1:gwus Tract Society.-An eloquent plea on behalf the Korea Religious Tract Society was rendered by Mr. Gerald Bonwick, his words being enforced by Bishop Harris. 01-der o.:fthe Day. -According to prior action, Kim PH Su was allow-

17 1916] THE JOURNAL 17 ed the floor. In terms of enthusiasm he laid it upon the hearts of his hearers to stand by the Christian Messenger. New York Advocate.-Upon motion of W. A. Noble, the secretary was instructed to forward to the N. Y. Advocate, a copy of the resolutions anent Bishop Harris. Recess.. -Recess was declared, and after ten minutes, the Conference was called to order, a song sung and business resumed. The Theological World. - Yang J u Sam was allowed five minutes, in wllich to set forth the merits of the newly founded theological paper, "The Theological World." With rare humour and forceful phraseology, he utlfolded the possibilities of this Union Methodist quarterly, bespeaking our co-operation and our backing. Question B.-"Who have been admitted into full membership?" The characters of all the candidates were taken up, their grades reported upon and disposition made of each case. (See Disciplinary Questions.) Question 6-"Who have been continued on Trial?" This question was answered, the records made as per Disciplinary Question sheet. Question 21.-"Who have been expelled 7" Yi Tong Kui. Admission into Full Connection. -The candidates were hereupon called to the front seats. A short prefatory service of song and prayer was followed by an address by the Bishop. The question put to them by the Bishop having been satisfactorily answered, they were formally admitted into full connection. Fraternal Delegates.-The Rev. A. F. DeCamp of the Union Church of Seoul, Messrs. Hugh Miller and T. Hobbs of the British and Foreign Bible Society, Mr. F. M. Brockman of the local Y. M. C. A. and 00 Sin Min, pastor of the Seoul Chinese Methodist Church, were brought to the platform and introduced in turn, being warmly gre~ted by the en masse rising of the Conference. Committee on Arrangements.-Upon motion of W. A. Noble, Miss Tuttle was appointed to serve with the regular program committee, the same to arrange for the reception to Bisho;> Harris and visiting lay delegates. Adjournment. -The meeting came informally to an end by the singing of the hymn, "I love to tell the story," the while the newly elected members wara welcomed into the Conference by hand-shaking and personal congratulations on the part of the Conference members.

18 18 KOREA ANNUAL CONFERENCE [MARCH, FRIDAY AFTERNOON SESSION, MARCH 10, Devotions.-At 2:30 P. M., Bishop Harris called for a hymn, and reqjested S. A. Beck to lead in prayer. Minutes. -Corwin Taylor moving that the reading of the minutes be dispensed with, they were voted postponed until the following morning session. Special Reception into Full Connection. -Choi Sung Mo, having been unavoidably absent at the morning session, hel was separately taken into full connection at this time, in the approved manner. Election of Ministerial Delegates to General Conference. - After a brief speech by Bif'h')p Harris, urging caution and the selection of qualified delegates, the following tellers were appointed by the chair. Hyen Suk Chil, Kim Chan Hung, S. 1\. Beck and F. E. C. Winiams. The first vote ended in the election of C. D. Morris and after the fourth poll, the chair announced the election of W. C. Swearer as the other delegate. Reserve Ministerial Delegates.-Hyen Soon and W. A. Noble were elected upon the first ballot. Both resigned and their resignations were accepted. Upon motion of S. A. Beck, the secretary was ordered to cast an unanimous ballot for George Heber Jones, while Hyen Soon so moved anent J. D. VanBuskirk. The motions were passed and the ballot cast by the Secretary and so announced. The Mississippi Proposition.-After prefatory speeches by the Bishop, S. A. Bec~, W. A. Noble, J. Z. Moore and others, it was made the order of the day for Monday at 11:00 A. M. Fraternal Greetings to the Lay Electoral Conference. - Upon the motions of Hyen Soon and E. M. Cable, C. D. Mo~ris and Hy~n Soon.were elected to convey greetings to the conference then in f?ession at Ewa Haktang. Epworth League. -The following petition was called to the attention of the Conference. "Whereas for several years, for potent reasons, the Epworth League has been dormant, we ~o petition the Annual Conference to reorganize and put it into operation." Signed, Yi Ik Mo, Yi Ha Yueng, Son Chung Do, Kim U Soon. Upon motion of W. A. Noble, the matter was referred to a committee of three, the same to translate the constitution and the limitations under which the Epworth League shall be re-organized. The motion was carried and the following committee was appointed, E. M. Cable, Choi PyengHyen, Hyen Soon. Adjournment. -After the doxology, prayer was made and. the benediction was pronounced by R. A. Hardie.

19 1916] THE JOURNAL 19 SATURDAY,' THE FOURTH DAY, MARCH 11, Opening Devotions. -After the singing of a hymn, Kim U Soon read from the Scriptures the 1st chapter of 1st Peter, following the same with a few brief words of exhortation and a prayer. Minutes.-The minutes were read in Korean and English, corrected and thus approved. Statistics.-Upon motion of Chang Nak Do, Pang Kui Soon and Yi Yuen Yung were set aside to help the Korean Statistical Secretaries in the clerical work involved. Introductions.-The Rev. W. M. Baird, D. D. Ph. D., was introduced to the Conference. Revision of Study Course. - W. A. Noble calling attention to the scope and the vastness of the proposed revision, it was moved by Paul L. Grove that two more members be added to the Committee. This motion being passed, G. M. Burdick and Yi Ik Mo were nominated and elected. Statistics.-Upon motion of S. A. Beck, it was voted to require the District Superintendents, beginning with the year 1917, to include in their final Statistical reports, the figures and statistics of the W. F. M. S. New W. F. M. S. Missionaries.-At this point, the Misses M. E. Church, R. M. Raabe, D. M. Battles and B. C. Salmon were led to the platform and introduced to the Conference. The above mentioned ladies are all recent additions to the working forces on the Korean field. Question 6.-"Who have been continued on Trial?" (See Disciplinary Q.) Question 11.-"What members have completed the Conference Course of Study?" (For this and Questions, 12, 13, and 19, see Disciplinary Questions). Visitfrom Lay Electoral Conference.-These delegates, having been invited enmasse, were extended the hospitality of the seats within the Conference Bar. After a verse or two from the hymnal, the chairman of the Lay Conference, Kim Tuk Su, and its secretary, Hong Kui Hwang were brought to the platform. Among other words of greeting, Bishop Harris expressed the fervent hope that the Lay Conference would organize into a permanent Annual Conference, for such permission had been granted by the General Conference. The chairman of the Lay Electoral Conference hereupon announced the. result of the election, the same being as follows. Delegates, Hugh Cynn and Mrs. Ha. Reserve delegates, Choi Sang 0 and Mrs. W. C. Sharp. After a few

20 .20 KOREA ANNUAL CONFERENCE [MARCH~ apt remarks by Hong Kui Hwang, the Bishop called upon Choi Pyeng Hyen to respond. Hugh Cynn was also called upon for a few remarks, as was C. D. Morris. Bishop Harris in fitting words called attention to the fact that we were in accord with good precedent, for the electing of two missionaries and two Koreans, and two lay delegates and, two ministerial delegates was in close accord with Christ's sending out of the apostles in pairs of tw03. Introductions. -Kim Tuk Su was introduced by the Bishop, who touched upon his splendid record at Ohio Wesleyan and Columbia. General Conference of the Japan Methodist Church.-Our delegate to the above Conference, W. A. Noble, brought in an interesting report. Among other things drawn to our attention were the praiseworthy efficiency and organization of the conference, the many notable clergyman, educators, prgminent business men, and men in high government office who made up the composition of the delegates; also the vastness of the difficult problem of evangelizing the whole of Japan. He also bespoke our sympathy and our help for this great sister church. Greethtgs from the Japan Methodist Church. -At this point, the Secretary read a copy of a resolution made by the above Conference, in which they thanked us for the visit of W. A. Noble, and sent us further greetings and good wishes. Telegram to West Japan Conference. -Upon motion of E. M. Cable, the English Secretary was ordered to send a telegram of greeting to the West Japan Conference, then in session. o Ki Sun.-Upon motion of Chang Nak Do, the Korean secretaries were ordered to send a telegram of greeting to 0 ~ui Sun, stationed in.japan. Adjournment.-The doxology was sung, a prayer offered by Kim U Soon and tpe benediction pronounced. Reception for Bishop Harris, and Lay Conference Delegates. The members of Conference gave a reception to Bishop Harris and the delegates to the Lay Electoral Conference, the same taking place in Chong Dong Church on Saturday, March 11th, at 2:30 P. M; Yi Ik Mo presided, A hymn was sung, after which W. A. Noble and Kim Chang Sik were called upon for remarks. Dong Suk Kui presented a silver cup and'saucer to the Bishop, in behalf of the Korean members of the Conference. Upon the cup was

21 1916] THE JOURNAL 21 engraven; lito Bishop M. C. Harris, by Korea Annual Conference of 1916." On the saucer were three Chinese characters, meaning Faith, Hope and Love. Bishop Harris thanked the bre thren for this token of love, in words such as l!ould co::ne only from a heart filled with the graces for which the characters of silver stood. He said he did not have a house in which to put the many beautiful things which his friends had given him. Other foreigners had corne to Korea and dug the rich minerals from the hills and carried them away. But while he had none of these things, he was leaving Korea richer than any man who ever left it, for he was taking away the Korean people with him in his heart. Partings with those whom we love come often, but there was no place for tears, unless they be tears of joy. ' After a song by Miss Wood, the meeting was adjournccl to attend a banquet given by the Seoul Churches to the members of both Con:;; ferences. Sunday Services. At the morning service, the sermon was preached by Bishop Harris. In powerful words and with impressive mien he plead with the Church of Korea to "Have faith in God." At the close of the sermon, twelve Deacons were ordained. At 2:30 P. M., the service was given over to the ordination of elders. Three brethren received their credentials. MONDAY, FIFTH DAY, MARCH 13, Devotians.-Theywere lead by Pak Pong Nai, who read a portion of Scripture from the second chapter of Philippians and led in prayer. Minutes-The minutes were read in Korean and English, corrected and approved. B. W. Billings.-A letter of greeting from B. W Billings was read by the English Secretary and then inter-preted into Korean. Question 11,. -The name of John Z. Moore was called, his character passed and his report as Superintendent of the West Pyengyang District ~ead in Korean by Kim Chan Hung. The other elders on his work were alf'o passed i~ character. Forward Movement.-The committee which sprang out of the night meetings for the promotion of the Forward Movement, sent in its report

22 22 KOREA ANNUAL CONFERENCE [M~CH, thru Chang Nak DJ. The following committea was then nominated, elected, and to them was referred the matter for further thought and revision. Chang Nak Do, J. Z. Moore, Corwin Taylor, Choi Pyeng Hyen and Kim Chang Sik. Mr. K. Usami.-Hyen Soon was appointed to serve as a committee to welcome Mr. K. Usami, who was schedule;:! to visit the Conference on that morning. Introductions.-At this point, Miss Estey brought forward Choi Kui Pan, the only woman delegate to the Lay Electoral Conference. She was greeted by loud applause. Excused.-Hong Sun Ha, being called away by urgent matters, was excused from attendance. Question 14. -C. D. Morris was called, his character, and that of the elders on his work were passed, and his report as Superintendent of the Hai-Ju and Py~ngyang East Districts was read in Korean by Hyen Suk Chil. Credentials vn Korean. -It was moved by E. M. Cable that next year the English cred~ntials have written on the back, the main facts of the ease in Mixed Script, for the enlightenment of the Korean recipients. Carried. Visit of Mr. K. Usami.-Atthis point, Mr. Usami Director of Internal Affairs, entered the' building and was escorted to the platform and heartily welcomed by Bishop Harris anc!. the rising members of the Conference. The Bishop introduced the distinguished vistor in a few felicitous words of praise for his untiring efforts to help the co-operation of Church and State, and for his friendliness to Christianity. Mr. Usami res:;>onded with warm courtesy and then proceeded, thru his interpreter, to read a carefully prepared speech on the Educational and Religous situation, in which he made many things clear and pledged the government to enforce religous freedom and equal opportunity for all. However, emphasis was laid upon the need of conforming to all laws and regulations having to do with Religion and Education. The M,j,ssissippi Proposition. - The vote on the Mississippi Proposition was set for this time as Order of the Day, and a vote by counts taken with the following result. In favor of the amendment, five, (5) Against, forty-nine, (49) Nut voting, six, (6). Introductions.-Mr. J. L. Geroine, of the M. E. Church, South, was called forward and introduced.

23 1916] THE JOURNAL 23 Time Extended.-Upon motion of Corwin Taylor, the time was extended to allow the calling of the third year class. Questions 9 and 10. -These questions were asked and answered according to the reports of the registrar and the chairman of the Conference Relations Committee (See Discip. Questions.) - 'Pak Won Paik.-This brother being detained at Wonju on account of r;ickness, by common consent it was decided to send him a telegram of greeting. Adjourmnent.-It was moved and carried to adjourn to meet at 8:00 P. M. Rev. J.L. Gerdine came forward and after the doxology, pronounced the benediction. EVENING SESSION. Devotions. -A devotional service of one hour, beginning at 8.00 P.,M. was engaged in, tqe main feature of which was an inspiring missionary address by Hong Chong Suk. Min'utes.-At 9.00 P. M., Bishop Harris took the chair and called for the reading of the minutes. Upon motion of E. M. Cable, they were postponed until the morning session. Introductions.-J. R. Moose was brought to the platform and greeted by the Conference. Question 1#. - W. A. Noble was called, his character and that of the elders on his work passed, and his report as Superintendant of the Seoul District and Missionary-in-Charge of the Wonju and Chemulpo Districts read by Yun Sung YuI. Pak Wun Paik, Superintendant of the Wonju District was called and his character and that of his elders passed. Being absent on account of sickness, his report was read by the Korean Secretary. Two earnest prayers were offered in his behalf as the Conference halted its business for a brief period. Reply from West Japan Gonference.-Bishop Harris announced the receipt of a telegram from Bishop Hiraiwa, acknowledging our greetings and sending many good wishes in return. Forward MOVel11,ent. -Chang Nak Do brought in the second report of the committee, with the following general recommendations. 1. That the ca~paign be begun in April, special attention,being directed to the observance of Passion Week by nightly meetings. 2. That we seek as a goal for new adherents, one person for each present church m~mber or probationer. 3. That we set a standard for money-raising at Yen 1.00 per member and probationer, the total to Yield Yen 25,000.

24 24 KOREA ANNUAL CONFERENCE [MARCH, 4. That special effort be made to establish children's Sunday Schools among our heathen constituency. 5. That special effort be made to revive the custom of Nal Yuenpo (subscription of day and labor in preaching.). 6. That American friends be asked to contribute to Korea's Forward movement, the sum of Yen 150,000. Upon motion of W. A. Noble, this report was adopted by unanimous vote. Adjournment. - The doxology was sung and the benediction then pronounced by J. Z. Moore. TUESDAY, SIXTH DAY, MARCH 14, Devotions.-These were led by the Rev. James S. Gale, D. D. who 'Spoke in a most fascinating manner on the words, "9onsider the lilies of the field.". Minutes. -The Korean and English secretaries read the minutes of the two.monday sessions, the same being approved as corrected. Reports. -Reports of the Language Committee and the Conference.Treasurer were read and a letter from 0 Kui Sun, and the report of E. D. Follwell. Forward Mo'!'ement.--Upon motion of Hyen Soon it was voted to print the daily program adopted for Passion Week, in the Korean Minutes. Preacher's Aid Fund.-It was voted upon motion of E. M. Cable, to turn this year's receipts from the Book Concern over to the Conference treasurer and that only the interest be used for payment to superannuates. Resolution Committee.-The report was read by W. C. Rufus. (See Reports). Reports in two Languages.-It was moved by E. M. Cable that the reports of all individuals and all committees be handed in, in two languages, simultaneously. This was seconded. An amendment by Kim U Soon exempting Korean Committees was sec9nded, but failed to pass. The original motion was then put and passed. Recess. - A brief recess was declared. Disciplinary Questions. -'-The Conference was called to order by Bishop. Harris, and the following questions were taken up and satisfac_ torily disposed of. Questions 5, 23, (3ee Bisc. Questions) 28; (See Statistician's. Report) '...:::. Statistic8.-Upon Illotion of Kirn".Chang '3ik, it was decided to make

25 1916] THE JOURNAL 25 all Annual Conference reports, whether as to membership or finance, for the period of Jan. 1st to Dec. 31st, of the previous year; thus harmonizing with the reports to be made out to the Government. List of Fonner Members.-Upon motion of D. A. Bunker, the list of "former members" was ordered re-incorporated in the Minutes as in previous years. Official Minutes.-Moved by S. A. Beck, that the secretaries be empowered to print the minutes, and that the English Minutes constitute the Official Record. Adjournment.-It was moved to adjourn to meet at 2:30 P. 1\1., carried, and the doxology sung, and benediction pronounced by the Bishop. TUESDAY AFTERNOON SESSION, MARCH 14, Devotions.-The Bishop presided at the brief opening service. After music and Scripture, a prayer was offered up by F_ E. C. Williams. Music Committee.-Upon motion of D. A. Bunker, it was decided to publish the Music Committee among the list of Standing Committees. Entrance into Conference on Trial. - The following changes were made in the way of qualifications, by vote of Conference. 1. Must have studied the first year of the Seminary Course and have been promoted to the second year. 2. Must have given evidence of ability to preach, while working for one year under appointment of a District Superintendent. Place of next Conference.-Question 36 being asked, the result was as tabulated below. Pyengyang, 26; Kongju, 18; and Seoul, 6 votes.. Division ofterritory.-kim U Soon made the motion that the whole matter of territorial division of Church work in.korea, be referred to the Bishop and District Superintendents with a view to readjusting our agreements with sister denominations to the following effect. 1. That where twenty or more of one denomination have moved to territory of another denomination, they be allowed to start a group of their own denbminati~n, maintaining relations with their own church authorities. 2. That all villages and"cities along the railroads, having a population of 1,000 houses or more, be considered open to all denominations. The motion was put with the following result. In favor of, 30; against the motion, 14; a <;!onsiderable number were not voting. Missionary to China.-Upon motion of Pai Hyen Sik, it was voted

26 26 KOREA.ANNUAL CONFERENCE [MARCK, to recommend to the Bishop that a missionary be sent to China, his appointment being made after consultation with the M. E. Church, South. Program Committee.-The following committee was nominated by -Corwin Taylor and elected in full by vote of the Conference. J. Z. Moore, Irene Haynes, Hyen Suk Chil, Pai Hyen Sik. Thanksgiving Day.-Upon motion of Kim U Soon, the unsettled question of which day should be selected for the observance of Thanksgiving and the collection for Missions, was referred t) the District Superintendents. Official Record.-Upon motion of Corwin Taylor, it was voted to approve the minutes 'Nithout reading, and after the announcement of the appointments, to adjourn sine diem. Janitor.-A collection of Yen 8.92 was taken up for the janitor, it being voted to devote one-third of it to the coal bill. Adjournment.-A song was sung, closing remarks were made by the Bishop, the appointments were read and the benediction pronounced,.and Conference stood adjourned without day. This is to certify that the above is a compleb and Official Record of the Ninth Session of the Korea Annual Conference. U C. HARRIS, President,.PAUL L. GRovE,""8ecretary. r~~~~~-""""'~~"""""""'~~ I T HIS is to certify that in the city of Seoul, Korea, March l 12, 1916, upon election by the Korea Annual Con- ~ ference of the Methodist EpiscoI'&1 Church, I ordaine:l, ~ As DEACONS: ~? Choi Sung Mo, Kim Chong 00, Kim Hong Sik, Kim Pyeng I l Kwon, Pai Hyen Sik, Pang Kui Sun, Son Chang Hyen, Yi Eun ~ Yul, Chong Sun 11, Kim Kwang Kuk, No Kyeng Chun, Sim Seung Tuk. On the same day, assisted by elders, I ordained r As ELDERS: } i Chang Chun Myeng, Pak Hyen II and Pak Yung Suk. ~ i ~l ~~~~~~~~.~~~ I

27 i916] DISCIPLINARY QUESTIONS 27 DISCIPLINARY QUESTION.S 1. -Is this Annual C0l1fe1'ence Incm'pm'ated according to the Requirement of the Discipline? No Who have been Received by Transfer, and from what Conference? None Who have been Readmitted? None. #.-Who have been Received on Credentials, andfrom what Churches? None Who have been Received on Trial? (a) In Studies of First Year. A. G. Anderson, Han Yoi Kun, Hong Kui Hwang (conditioned) Hong Sun Chu, No Si Chwa, Pak Suek Kun, Song Tuk Hu, Yi Chan Chu. (b) In Studies of Third Year, None.._'~11I 6. - Who have been Continued on Trial? (a) In Studies of First Year. B. W. Billings, Chu Kui Wun, A. H. Norton, Yi 1uen Yung. (h) In Studies of Second Year. M. K. W. Heicher, Kim Kwang Sik, Kim Tai Hyen, O. Hyen Kyeng Yi Moon Hyen, Yi Sarg roan. (c) In Studies of Third Year. o Ik Po, Yi Y ong Chu. (d) In Studies of Fourth Year. None Who have been Discontinued? None Who have been admitted into Full Membership? (a) Elected and Ordained Deacons this year, *Choi Sung Mo, Kim Chang 00, Kim Hong Sik, Kim Pyeng Kwon,. Pai Hyen Sik, Pang Kui Soon, Son Chang Hyen, Yi Eun Yul, (h) Elected and Ordained Deacons previously, An Kyeng NoIr, Tong Suk Kui What Members are in Studies of Third Year?

28 28 KOREA ANNUAL CONFERENCE [MARCH, (a) Admitted into Full Memberships this year. An Kyeng Nok, Choi Sung Mo, Kim Chong 00, Kim Hong Sik, Kim Pyeng Kwon, Pai Hyen Sik, Pang Kui Soon, Son Chang Hyen, Tong Suk Kui, Yi Eun Yul. (b) Admitted into Full Membership previously. Chung Chin Su, Carl Critchett, Kim Chang Kyu, Roy R. Reppert, Son Chung Do, Song Ik Chu What Members are in Studies of Fourth Year? Kim In Kwon t Kim Pyeng Choi, Yi Chang Hoi, Yi Yung Soon, Yun Sung Yul (conditioned) What Members have Completed the Conference Course of Study? (a) Elected and Ordained Elders this year. Pak Hyen II, Pak Yung Suk. (b) Elected and Ordained Elders previously. Victor H. Wachs, F'. E. C. Williams What others have been Elected and Ordained Deacons? (1 ) As Local.Preachers. Chang Sun 11, Kim Kwang Kuk, No Kyeng Chun, Sim Seung Tuk. (b) Under Missiom:ry Rule. None. (c) Under Seminary Rule. None. ~19. - What others have been Elected and Ordained Elders? (a) As Local Deacons. Chang Chun Myeng. (0) Under Missionary Rule. None. (c) Under Seminary Rule. None Was the Cha'racter of each Preacher examined? This was done in each instl).nce by the careful calling of each Preacher in open Conference Who have been Transfered, and to what Conferences? None Who have Died? None. 17.-Who hflve bee1j, Lo~ated at their own Request? None Who have been Located? None.

29 1916] DISCIPLINARY QUESTIONS Who have TVithdrawn? Victor D. Chaffin Who have been permitted to Withdraw under Cha'rges or Complaints? None. 21.-Who hav!3 been Expelled? Yi Tong Kui. 22.-What other personal Notation should be rnade? None Who are the Supernumera'ry Ministers, and for what number of year consecutively has each held this Relation? Hong Seung Ha, Kwon Sin 11 (3 years) Who a~e the Retired Ministers? None. 25.-Who are the Triers of Appeals? C. D. Morris, W. A. Noble, Choi Pyeng Hyen, G. M. Burdick, Kim Chang Sik. 26.-What is the Annual Report of the Conference Board oj Home Missions and Church Extension? Nothing What is the Annual Report of the Conference Board of Foreign Mission? Nothing What is the Statistical Report? See the Statistician's Report. 29.-What is the Conference Treasurer's Report? See the Conference Treasurer's Report What is the Aggregate of the Benevolent Collections ordered by the General Conference, as reported by the Conference Treasurer? $ What are the Claims on the Conference Fund? $ What has been Received on these Claims, and how has it been Applied? $ See Report of Conference Stewards. 33.-What is the Five Per Cent of the amount raised for the Support oj Conference Claimants and paid by the Conference Treasurer to the Board of Conference Claimants for Connectional Relief? Nothing.

30 30 KOREA ANNUAL CONFERENCE [MARCH, 84.-What amount has been apportioned to the Pastoral Charges within the Conference to be raised f01' the Support of Conference Claimants? Nothing Where moe the Preachers Stationed? See List of Appointments. 36, - Where shall the Next Conference be held? Pyengyang.

31 1916] APPOINTMENTS 31 APPOINTMENTS. Chemulpo District. Missionary in charge... W. A. Noble, P. O. Seoul. District Superintendent.. Choi Pyeng Hyen. District Evangelist.. D. A. Bunker. Chemulp3 Circuit.. D:mg Suk Kui. Pu Pyung Circuit North and South... Pang Chok Sin: Yeng Chong. Kim II Chai. Tuk Chuck..... Kim Yeng Sik. Kang Wha City..... Pak Pong Nai. Kang Wha South Circuit... Yun Whoi II. Kang Wha West Circuit.. Kim Kwang Suk. Kyo Dong..... Choi Chok II. Haiju District. District Superintendent... Paul L. Grove, P. O. Haiju. Haiju City aq,d Circuit... Choi Sung Mo. Haiju East Circuit.. No Si Chwa. Haiju'Hospital A. H. Norton, M. D. Haiju West Circ'uit... Supplied by Cho Chai Sun. Kang Yung Circuit... Supplied by Choi 11 Yong. Ong Chin Circuit... Supplied by Pak Kui Sook. Paik Chun City and North Paik Chun Circuit... 1m Chin Kook. South Paik Chun Circuit 0 Hyen Kyeng. Yunan City... Supplied by Kwang Chung Sung. Yunan North Circuit... Son Chang Ryen. Yunan South Circuit... Supplied by Kim Chang Run. Superintendent of Nurse Training Department, Haiju HospitaL.... Miss D. M. Battles. Kongju East District. District Superintendent.. F. E. C. William3, P. O. Kongju. District Evangelist... An Chang Ho. Asan Circuit... Chung Chai K won. Chin Chun and Chunan East Circuit Supplied by Pak Sung Hu. Chunan North Circuit " Choo Chong Porn. Eum Circuit " " Pan Mu Nok.

32 32 KOREA. ANNUAL CONFERENCE [MARCH,. Yun Kui Circuit Yeasan District Superintendent District Evangelist West Circuits District Evangelist South Circuits Chung Yang Circuit Hong Sung... Kongju City and Circuit Kang Kyung Po. Kyung Chun Circuit N oimi Circuit Poo Yah Circuit Taian Circuit Tang Chin Circuit Tai Chun North Circuit. Tai Chun South Circuit..... Kim In Kwon... Yi Yong Chu. Kongju West District.. Corwin 'iaylor, P. O. Kongju. Kim K wang Sik.... Son Sung Y ong.... Supplied by Han Tai Yu... Yi Sang Man.... Sin Hong Sik and Corwin Taylor.... Pak Yung Suk.... Supplied by Chun Tuk Won and To Sang Kyu.... Kim Pyeng Chai. Supplied by Saw Kui Hun. " Yang Chi Ok. Yi Yong Chu. Supplied by Saw Sang Yun. " Kim Hung PaL Educational work Kongju City and Districts F. E. C. Williams. Missionary in Charge District Superintendent Kang Nung Circuit VI Chin Circuit... Kang N eung District.. W. A. Noble.... Yi Ik Mo, P. O. Kang Nung... An Kyung Nok.... Yi Tong Sik. Seoul District. District Superintendent... W. 'A. Noble, P. O. Seoul. East Gate Church and Circuit... Yi Ha Yung and D. A. Bunker. Chong No.. B. W. Billings. Mead Memorial Hong Sung Tak and Kim -Tai Hzm. Aoga W. C. Rufus. Chang Mun Pat and Nong Pong Ni... A. L. Becker. First Church Son Chung Do, E. M. Cable, Kim Chong 00, 0 Ik Poo. Kong Dong Ni and Sam Gai... Yun Sung Yul. Ma Ri Chai... E. M. Cable. Yeng Wha Pong Chang Nak Do. Yi Tai Won. Yi Chi Sung.

33 1916] APPOINTMENTS Sa ChC}! Li Yem Charg Circuit Wang Sim Ni MiARi Kal Wol Li PUk. Chang Dong... Syo Kang... District Evangelist Professors in Chosen Christian College Union Methodist Theological Seminary J. D. VanBuskirk.... C. S. Deming... Supplied by Yi'Pil Chu.... Supplied by Pak Hai Suk. " Sin Sung Kui.... Yi Kyung Chik... Supplied by Pak Yang Nai.... Kim Yu Sung. A. L. Becker, W. C. Rufus, B. W - Billings, E. M. Cable, O. A. Weller. C. S. Deming, E. M. Cable, ChangNak Do. Principal of Pai Chai... Hugh Cynn, Associate Principal A. L. Becker. Professor in Union Medical College. J. D. Van Buskirk, M. D. District Superintendent An Circuit... Chei Chun Circuit Cheungju Circuit Chung Mi Myun Circuit Eum Sung Circuit Kwangju Circuit... Nam Yang Circuit o Moi Circu~t. Suwon City and Circuit... Yeaju Circuit Yi Chon Circuit... Missionary in Charge of West Circuits... Suwon District. H.C. Taylor. District Evangelist and Helper to G. M. Burdick... Yi Mun Hyen. Evangelist on Nam Yang and 0 Moi Circuits... Evangelist on Suwon and An San Circuits... Evangelist on Central CIrcuits... G. M. Burdick, P O. Seoul.... Supplied by Kim Tong II. " Yi Eun Yung. " Chang Chung Myung. " Chun Sei Yung. " Yu Hong Chun. " Won Yong Han. " Kim Chao Chul. Kim Kwang Sik. Supplied by Ham C hang Sup. " Kim Chi Ik. " YIm Hyen Chai... Yi Chang Hoi.... Kim Pyuug K w-on.. Han.Chang Sup.

34 KOREA ANNUAL CO~FERE~CE [MARCH, ~' Pyeng Yang East District... District Superintep.dent... J. Z. Moore, P. O. Pyeng Yang. Chil San. Song Hui Pong. Pong Nong Dong Supplied by Yi Ti Yu. Hall Memorial Hospital and member of Ni Mun Kol Quarterly Conference E. D. Follwell, M. D. Pai Mi... Song Tulc Hu. Suan Circuit... Pak Yung Chan. Pong San Supplied by Yi Tai Nyul. Pyeng Yang First Church... Hyen Suk Chil and Pak Suk Hun. Ne Mun Kol... Chu Kui Won. Sin Kei... Kim Chang Kyu. Sye Heung Circuit... Supplied by Song Ik Chu. Pyeng Yang West District. District Superintendent... J. Z. Moore, P. O. Pyeng Yang. Chinnampo... Kim Chang Hung and Hong Kei Whang. Chung San Circuit... Supplied by Son Chang Sik. Chung W:ha Circuit " Yi Chang Chu. Ham Chong Circuit " Pyen Hak Yong..J u Mal Li... " Chan Chan Hyun. Rang Saw Kim Hong Sik, Kow Ung Ni and Hak Tong... Han Na Hun. Pyeng Yang Appenzeller Memorial... Pang Kui Soon. Roo Kol... Pai Hyen Sik. Sam Wha Chung Chin Suo Sung Chai Supplied by Paw In Kwon. Missionary in Charge District Superintendnent Cha Pa Circuit Heui Chun Circuit Kai Chun Circuit.. Sin Chang " Tai Chun " Unsan Circuit Yang Tuk Circuit Yeng Byen District.... Victor H. Wachs, P. O. Yeng Byen.. Kim Chang Sik, P. O. Yeng Byen Supplied by Kang Si Pong. " Yi Wha Paik. To be supplied.... Yi Y ung Soon.... Yi Chin Hung.... Yi Eun Y:ung. Supplied by Pai Chung II.

35 ,1916] Y:eng Byen City Yeng Byen Circuit APPOINTMENTS... Kim Chai Chan... Supplied by Yi Won Sik. Wonju District. Missionary in Charge... W. A. Noble. District Superintendent... Pak Won Paik, P. O. Wonju. Chung Syung Circuit... Supplied by Hong Sung Chu. Chyeng Syen Circuit To be supplied. W onju City and Circuit Kang Sin Wha. Whoe Sung and Yung Wul Circuits... Pak Hyen II. Yo Ju... To be supplied. Swedish Memorial Hospital A. G. Anderson, M. D. Special Appointments. Agent American Bible Society and Member First Church Seoul Quarter... ly Conference, S. A. Beck. Missionaries in Japan, Benjamin Chappell, M. K. W Heicher, R. P. Alexander, W de L. Kingsbury. Assistant Secretary Board of Foreign Missions New York, George Heber Jones. Secretary of Sunday School Work, Hyen Soon. On Furlough, W. C. Swearer, C. D. Morris, N. D. Chew, B. R. Lawton. Assistant Missionaries. Haij u District. Evangelistic work and Girls Schoo} Evangelistic work Haiju City Mrs. A. H. Norton. Mrs. Paul L. Grove. Evangelistic and class work Kongju East District. Kongju West District. Evangelistic work City and Distnct Evangelistic work Kongju City fyeng Yang Eistriet.... Mrs. F. -E. C. Williams. Mrs. Corwin Taylor..:' Mrs. F. E. C. Williams. Evangelistic work First Church and Sunday School work Mrs. J. Z. Moore.

36 36 KOREA ANEUAL CONFERENCE Seoul District. East Gate Church and Circuits Evangelistic Work Mrs. D. A. Bunker. Superintendent of Sunday School work Seoul District and Evangelistic Work Chung Dong... Mrs. W. A. Noble. Teacher in Woman's Bible training School and Evangelistic work Mrs. E. M. Cable. Instructor in Commercial Dep't Chosen Christian College and instructor in music in Women's Bible training school Mrs. O. A. Weller. Instructor in organ and piano in Chosen Christian College and evangelistic work at Chang Mun Pat and Nong Pong Ni... Mrs. A. L. Becker. Chinese work and Evangelistic Work Mrs. C. S. Deming. Instructor in Band Music in Chosen Chris-, tian College and Evangelistic Work Aioga Mrs. W. C. Rufus. Instructor in Woman's Bible Training School and Evangelistic work Sang Dong... Mrs. J. D. Van Buskirk. Suwon District. vangelistic ~ork... Mrs. H. C. Taylor. Wonju District. Evangelistic work... Mrs. A. G. Anderson. Yeng Byen District. Evangelistic work Yeng Byen City and instructor of music in schools... Ml'S. V. H. Wachs. Appointments of the Woman's Foreign Missionary Society. Chemulpo. Evangelistic work and Schools in Chemulpo District... Evangelistic work and language. study Haiju. Evangelistic work on Haiju District ll,lj; Margaret J. Hess. Rosa M. Raabe. Gertrude E. Snavely... Jane Barlow.

37 1916] APPOINTMENTS Kongju. City and East District evangelistic work and day schools Evangelistic and day school in city" and on West District... Blanche R. Bair. Alice H. Sharp. Pyeng Yang. Evangelistic work in Kyung Mul Church West Dist. and West Dist. Day Schools Henrietta P. Robbins. Union Academy and evangelistic work in Sin Chun-kol and on PyengYang Circuit E. Irene Haynes. Union Academy and evengelistic work in Nam San Church Grace L. Dillingham. Day schools in city and on East District and evangelistic work in Ku Kol and Way Sung Maude V. Trissel. Medical work and School for Blind and Deaf Rosetta S. Hall M. D. Woman's Hospital and Dispensary and Director of Woman's Medical class' Mary M. Cutler M. D. Language study and evangelistic work Ni Mun Kol Jessie Salmon. Seoul. Principal Ewa Haktang Assistant Princip~l Ewha Haktang Chong Dong Evangelistic... Superintendent of Ewha Day Schools Seoul Evangelistic work Instructor in Ewha Haktang, Chong No Evangelistic work Instructor in Ewha 'Haktang, Chong Dong Evangelistic work and language study Instructor in Ewha Haktang and Sang Dong Evangelistic work... Lulu E. Frey. Alice R. Appenzeller. Ora M. Tuttle. Jessie B. Marker. Jeanette Hulbert. Marie E. Church. Olive F. Pye. Jeanette Walter. Instructor in instrumental music Ewha Haktang Instructor in Vocal Music in Ewha Haktang and Evangelistic work Chong Dong Lola A. Wood. Grace Harmon McGary.

38 KOREA ANNUAL CONFERENCE [MARCH, Director Kindergarten and Sang Don~ Evangelistic work Charlotte Brownlee. Lillian Harris Memorial H 0 s pit a I and Baldwin Dispensary... Mary S. Stewart M. D. Superintendent of Nurses Training School and East Gate Evangelistic Work Naomi Anderson. Nurse at East Gate Elizabeth S. Roberts. Principal of Woman's Bible Training School Millie M. Albertson. Yeng BYen. Class and Evangelistic work in City and Yeng Byen District... Day Schools and Evangelistic work Yeng Byen District.... Wonju. Day Schools and.evangelistic work on Wonju and Kang Nung Disiricts... Suwon. Day Schools and evangelistic Work on Suwon District Evangelistic Work on Suwon District Ethel M. Estey. Mary Beiler. Mary R. Hillman. Lulu Miller. Lulu E. Frey.

39 LAYING'CORNER-STONE OF NEW PAl CHAI SCHOOL BUILDING, MARCH, 1916 THE NEW HALL MEMORIAL HOSPITAL, PYENGYANG

40 1916] REPORTS 39 REPORTS. Seoul, Chemulpo, W onju and Kangneung Districts. W. A. NOBLI!:, District Superintendent Missionary in Charge. There have been ten Pastors consecrating their whole energy to the work of evangelizing the people of this District during the last eight months. These men have baen helped by the Local Preachers, Exhorters, and Class Leaders of the sev~ral Churches; by the students of the College, the Theological -Seminary, the Bible Schools the Bible women and the organized work of the Woman's Foreign Missionary Society. This District is Pre-eminently a district of organized and institutional work. The men's college, women's college, High Schools and Seminary are all aggressive forces for the evangelization of the city and district. Auxiliary to these positive forces are the Bible Society, the Tract Society, the Y. M. C. A. and the Hospitals. The Conference is also appreciative of the efforts of the men who, while devoting their strength to our educational institutions, give of their time to the preaching of the word. This is as it should be. One of the most spectacular parts of our work during the year was the Evangelistic Campaign which was held in connection with the National Exposition in Seoul during the fall. The Government granted the several missions a site for a building. The Campaign was financed by the Korean Church, the Japanese Church, and by the Missionaries. The program was to reach the multitudes who for this occasion would pour into the city from all over the country. At 11 o'clock on the 11th of September the doors of the Exposition grounds swung open and a few moments before that time the first appeal was made to the people who had gathered in the Tabernacle and four men walked down the aisle and entered the enquiry room. The period of th~ Campaign was divided among the several missions havi~g work in Seoul. The time alloted to us was 11 days. The people came from all over the country, men and women who had never seen the capital before. They came from the most distant mountain villages, delightful, simple, country people, ready and grateful for the truth. The result was that we preached to fifteen or twenty

41 40 KOREA ANNUAL CONFERENCE [MARCH, congregations each day. During the first month more than 30,000 people entered the hall and seven thousand received instruction in the enquiry rooms and announced their determination to become Christians. The Colleges and Schools and Seminary will have their several reports and it would be a reduplication of work for me to speak at length of them. The Pai Chai new building gladdens our eyes as it draws to completion, the dormitories are greatly needed especially as it is now necessary to surrender the rooms we have been.using for that purpose. There should be a strenuous effort this summer to house our students. Their safety and success depends greatly upon the dormitory. The College stands out as the great enterprise of the years not only in relation to this district but in relation to all our work in Korea. I feel constrained to congratulate our mission for its noble single heartedness in its devotion to this cause. While this is a union enterprise the labor at present rests largely upon our shoulders. Providence has been kind to us in returning Dr. Rufus for this work when the flnances of the Mission have been so straitened. Mr. Billings will soon return, Mr. Tuk Su Kim has also been placed on the faculty with Mr. Becker. We feel that we are lifting a good load and we rejoice in the task. There are those who have failed to read the meaning of such an institution located as it is in the capital of Korea and on the greatest aighway of the globe, at a place to which the multitudes of the nation turn for instruction, where the eyes of the nations are fixed with critical concern, and from where moulding influences will flow over the nations westward for weal or woe. If the Mission Boards in America will consistently carry forward the establishment of this institution for which they so unanimously pronounced their conviction as wise, they will then meet one of the few great strategic opportunities of the history of missions. At this stage of our work the Annual Conference and Mission policy should be to carry the initial load for the establjshment of the college at whatever cost of m3n and effort. What may seem as a sacrifice of the work in other departments for the present will prove good statesmenship in the future, I believe no single act of the year, which interprets the policy of our mission is more important and far reaching than the recognition of the Government of Paichai as a conforming school and the placing of that institution on an equal footing with Government schools. Not only Paichai but the whole educational policy of our mission is involved. In my judgement in the interpretation of the conditions that are impp~ed upon

42 1916] REPORTS 41 us by the Government, there is nothing that will militate against this institution standing for the highest Christian ideals of life and practice on the part of instructors and pupils in the future as has been in the past. Paichai during the year has done much service in the evangelistic work. Its preaching Band of twenty young men have had the care and development of the Syo-Bing-Ko group and have rendered s(>rvice at other important place~. The whole student body is made of Christian young men. The building' now nearly completed and the dormitories to be erected during the summer months will make of Pai Chai one of the grea test assets to our Church in Korea. The appropriation of the Missionary Society failing to be sufficient to cover the annual budget of the field has, as you are aware, cut the amount of support of the day schools in the middle' It has affected our districts to the amount of 2, We have managed to keep the schools going to the close of the school year, i. e., till the first of April, at the cost of From that date; unless the Missionary Society gets behind our work, 75% of the schools on the Seoul, Chemulpo and the Wonju Districts will be without support from the Missionary Society. To meet this threatened calamity which is of equal character on all the districts, the Conference should take special action looking to the salvation of the schools. In August of 1915, an Ordinance known as No. 83 regulating the propogandism of religions was promulgated by the Government. This Ordinance went into effect the first of October and required all Churches, and all propogandists to be registered. October was spent in preparing the forms of reports and the collecting of materials from the Churches for that work. Not a little confusion was experienced in this preparation as it was altogether a new experience and the Pastors did.not know what was required of them. Before the close the work was pronounced satisfactory by the Government officials. This work has absorbed the most of my time during four months of the year, in the course of which I visited Pyeng Yang, Yeng Byen and Kongju. 1 wish here to thank my fellow laborers, all the Pastors and Local Preachers who so loyal}y gave their time to the work. Brother F. H. Smith has done us much service in the preparation and the interpretation of the forms that were required by the Government. While it is true that the months in which the Pastors were engaged in the gathering of material and facts for the work of registration they were unable to do aggressive work of evangelization, 1Jlere has been a steady upwatd move and the spirit of the-

43 42 KORE A AN~[JAL CPNFERENCE [MARCH, Church was never batter than it is to-day. During.January there was again issued the order from the Government to collect the statis~cs of the Church membership as exist~d at the close of December and report the same to th~ Officials. This was done. While I am not prepared to say what the record will be of Church' membership I fear there will be an app!1rant falling off for the reason that the collection of statistics were made out with u:1usual care and th~se who had been kept on the Ghurch roll a long time and had fallen. away were reported this year as had been done in the past. It is not always easy.for.a.pastor to determine when to remove a name from the roll as all who have once joined our numbers and continued for a period are.still the objects of attention and effort, though their attendance is intermittent or totally givenup.. Our Sunday Schools have received splendid impetus during the year. Mr. Hyun-Sun has not only greatly helped in the organization of the :Sunday Schoo~s but has also greatly deepened the devotional spirit of the.s<:hoo}s and Churches wherever he has gone. The most marked result of the years work in Seoul has appeared in the Primary Departments. There have been added a number of schools of this' grade during the year which makes a total of 20. Most of these have been the direct result of work done by the Superintendent of this work for the District, Mrs. W. A. Noble. The work of the Bible Classes have been marked with special spirit-, ual devotion and evangelistic result. AU our people have been under Bible training during the year. Too much can not be said of the work of the W. F. M.S. under the leadership of Miss Marker along this line. Every Quarterly Conference held on the District during the year has been a period of brotherly helpfulness and deepening of the piety of the members. Time does not allow a review of the condition of all the Churches, A few, however, demand special reference, Changnai under the devoted leadership of No-Kyung-Choon is quite the banner. Church from the standp)int of self support. They eare for the Pastor, help support the i' Bible woman and the Girl's s:!hool teacher and have enlarged their Church Bllilding without 'help from outside. They are caring for three mis.sion groups in connection with.changnai. The building is too small for the congregation again. Here is the site of the proposed colleg~ and a building should be erected that will not only meet the needs of the immediate congregation but als\) for the studen~s that will naturally at-

44 1916J REPORTS 43 tend at that point. This is a task beyond the strergth of the Cbargnai Church. Kong-duk Lee has added to her previous efforts in shurir:g gifts that now total 1, for their new Church. Chong-dong Church required the rebuilding of one of the walls which threatened to collapse on account of the poor foundation conditions. The members of the Church united and pledged over COO.OO to extend the side of thi! building so as to enlarge the Church to meet the needs of the congregation. The rainy season brought trouble to the Mead Memorial Congregation. The Church roof was repaired. The people giving to this end. Chong No Church has demonstrated its need of a new and adequate building as never before. Not only is the congregation growing and therefore, in need of enlarged quarters, but almost all of our united work of the city has to be done here as the Church is central and easy of accese. We must have at an early date a building here that will care for all our special work such as Bible Institute work, Sunday School Conventions for the City and country, and other general gatherings. Here is the natural lccation for a clearing house for the Church in this section of the country, a place where our interests with other missions can be worked out and plans for co-operation in City Evangelism can be made. The Pastor of the East Gate Church has set the pace as a Pastor in the visitation of his p O!)Ie. He is demonstrating that this is one of the chief duties of a Pastor of the Methodist Episcopal Church. I shall leave the work on the Chemulpo, the Wonju and the Kangneung Districts to the reports of the men who have been in close assocication with it durmg the year. The Church building at Wonju station was started last fall and will be hastened to completion as soon as the spring opens. Miss Hillman has been added to the force of workers for which the District congrat'llates itself. The District Conference at VI-Chin in October rev( aled the facts that this section is far behind much of our other work in the indiv:idual development of the believer. Instruction in class work is constantly held as opportunity affords and the people are grateful for the priveleges they offer. This work on the coast should be strengthened by the appointment of at least one of our best Korean Pastors.

45 44 KOREA ANNUAL CONFERENCE [MARCH, Haij u District. C. D. MORRIS. Superintendent. The Conference year just closing, has been a brief one. I regret that I was not able to give this. district all the time and attention I desired. I travelled over all the work with Bro. Chew last June and had. planned to participate in tbe General Class in December, but house duties and the registration of our churches, as required by the Government, prevented my doing so. As Bro. Chew has most~aithfully cared,fot all the churches, I will let his report tell the story of the work on this most important district. Mr. Chew reports as follows; "It is with thankful hearts that we review the results of another prosperous year for Haiju District.. Perhaps a better spirit for unity in work, firmer determination for agressiveneas in promulgating the Gospel message, and greater willingness to further the aims of self-support, have never been so prevalent in the hearts of the native brethren as are now manifested all over the District. In the statistics for the past ten months which!{o to make up the Conference year, Haiju District reports 3815 total adherents, showing a gain over last year of 143. Full members number 1114, a gain of 29. Probationers number 686, a loss of persons were baptized during the year, 70 being adults, 29 more than last year, 45 being children, four more than last year. Y was paid by the churches towards pastors' salaries. Four new groups were started and plans have been made at other places for four new churches. I made eight trips to the country, visiting the groups on the different circuits, baptizing 41 children and 50 adults, received 48 persons on probation and 82 into full membership. Self-support has been on the hearts of the Korean preachers. Last year the Preacher's Society made up the shortage in preacher's salaries amounting to Y87.00 from the Society's funds. This year they voted to cut Yen per month from the amount p~id by the Mission, towards their salaries, with the understanding that their parishoners were to make up the deficit. Part of this has already been guaranteed and we hope to gat it all maie up within a short time. H.aiju Church decided to become self-supporting from January 1st. Seventeen Men's Bible Classes were held at different places thruout the district. The~e classes are becoming more and m:m~ popular each year. Last December was a very busy tirpe for us in getting our -churches, land, and preachers registerad according to Government raquirements.

46 1916] REPORTS 45 Reduction of Mission Funds for the support of Primary Schools was greatly felt at Yunan city and Paikchun. These schools will probably continue to run but they will not be very strong. The HAIJU CITY BOYS SCHOOL has had a succesful year, and the only obstacle that blocks our advance is the lack of an adequate building, to take the place of the old Korean building that we now occupy. The enrolment ran up to 70 for the year and the average attendance was sixty-two. Yen was received on tuition. The Church people and friends contributed towards different expenses. Yen was paid out to help needy students. There are at preseht, four te~:chers employed in the school. Three of these are gi"aduates from Seoul, one from Paichai and two from the John D. Wells school. Our greatest need is a new school building and equipment. Yen 6,000.00, or $ will meet this need. We are trusting that sufficient funds will be available within the next year to give us a properly equipped school. " A word must be said about Haiju city. We have now a commodious new church which can well care for a much increased congregation. The city of Hdju has never yet yielded the harvest it should. A congregation of 1000 people, should be our aim in that city. For years we were handicapped because we could not seat more than those who attended. That handicap has now been removed. We trust that our hearts m.y be rejoiced by the news of a gr.eat shaking up in Haiju city. The boy's school building mentioned in Mr. Chew's report, is an absolute necessity. We must have it soon or close our school. We cannot go on indefintely in '()ur present cramped quarters. It was a joy that Bishop Harris was able to visit Haiju and preside over our District Conference. His presence was appreciated by au. As I now close my connection with Haiju District I want to express my deepest appreciation of the cordiality of all the workers, both foreign and Korean. It has been a joy to work with them and my three years of d~lightful associq.tion will long be remsmbered. May God's richest blessing abide on them all BISHOP AND BRETHERN:- Kongju East District. CORWIN TAYLOR, District Superintendent. Less than half a yea.r has gone by since our return to Korea from the United States but the days have been well filled with the various

47 46 KOREA ANNUAL CONFERENCE [MARCH, activities of a missionaries life. Many unexpected events caused the change of our plans, and our class work was cut short by the cablegram summoning Brother and Sister Swearer to America. The illness of brother Swearer in the fall, the serious illness of some of our Korean pastors, and the entrance of death into their homes, together with the amount of time involved in getting the work of registration of churches completed, made impossible any program for extensive work and curtailed our plans for intensive develorment to a large extent. GENERAL CONDITION OF THE WORK. In point of numbers the work of the district is below what it was last year, but the spiritual tone of the churches has been improving steadily and the number of competent live leaders is on the increase. There seems to be less of personal work than formerly, but the tendency to study in the classes and become efficient as Christ's workers is gratifying. A few new churches have been erected or bought during the year and the prospect for developing the groups where these buildings are located is good. We are making a beginning in some of the larger centers but as these are as yet embryonic groups they will receive only this brief mention. In one or two instances our churches have been so severly persecuted that it hns all but broken up the work, only the most advanced and tried Christians being able to stand without wavering. The Colporteurs have done excellent work in many localities and one of them has been able to resurrect a church which was practically dead, caused by removals to Manchuria. CLASS WORK. The day for spectacular itinerating trips as a means of building up the work is a thing of the past and the day of intensive class work and revival meetings must more and more claim the time and effort of the missionary evangelist. The class work of the past year that we were able to do was most satisfactory, because of the. number who came for the ten days of study and special services, and further because of. the wholesome spiritual atmosphere that pervaded all our classes several of. which resulted in real revivals. The ideal way is to have the class work and the revivals separate a~d distinct but for practical purposes and because of a lack of time a combination of the two giving the day to study and the evenings to special services has on the whole been very satisfactory. One of our crying needs for class and revival work is larger meeting places centrally located.

48 1916]., REPORTS 47 WORK FOR WOMEN. The work for the Korean women on the Eest District has been under the supervision of Miss Blancr.e Bair who has hbored untiringly and most acceptably in class work :md itinerating among them. Mrs. Swearer and Mrs. Williams each kindly assisted Miss Bair in some of the larger/classes for women and for their services we are most grateful. Two of the larger classes were held in connection with men's classes making it possible for the women to have the benefit of the special services, in the evening, the spiritual results of this,plan fully justified it. A few years ago the women of the churches seemed to be in densest ignorance of all the necessary things which go to make up Christian character, but now owing to faithful teaching and training they are developing intelligently and spiritually and. in several of our churches they outnumber the men. SUNDAY SCHOOLS. The work among our young people has never reached the effective state but our Sunday Schools are improving and if we could get the t~achers to teach instead of preaching at the class the results would be much more desirable. Lack of le~ders who know how to lead and apt to te3.ch is our greatest need in this line. The men who have been at the Bible school show an improvement but it seems to be next to impossible to keep Sunday School teachers and Superintendents from preaching and exhorting to those under their care. The visit 'of Brother Hyen in the int3:'est of the Sunday School work was greatly appreciated and will be an increasing mean's of giving oirection and inspiration to our workers among the people. A good beginning of work among children of nonchristian parents has been made but the measureless possibilites in this line have on' been touched as yet. DAY SCHOOLS. The closing of the d~y schools is not a serious problem as that line, of work has never been very largely developed among us but the schools we have helping have supplied a real need fo'r their location has as a rule been several miles from any similar institution carried on by the government. In one school boys a!ld girls study together and the plan h~s worked admirably. ;0 Two girls schools on the District one at Chicksan Mines and one at Tunpo ~re both doing a splendid work and are a help and inspiration to the local churches in ~oth instances. Brother Williams has had charge

49 KOREA ANNUAL CONFERENCE [MARCH~ of all the boys schools on the District and has given of his. time and counsel to them as he was able visiting them once at least, and some of them twice during the year. Death the grim reaper in the form of typhus fever has carried off some of our strong leaders, and in one instance at least took nearly an entire church. '. The return of Brother and Sister Swearer to America before conference necessitated by the serious illness of Mrs. Swearer's mother was a cause of regret to u,s all, but our hopes and prayers are that they may return in good season with health and strength for the work they both love so much. For the priveledge that is ours of again being in the work, we are most sincerely grateful to the Giver of a~l good things. Kongju West District. To the Bishop and Members of Confe~ence. DEAR BRETHREN :- On board S. S. Empress of Japan. February 9, God, in His wise providence, has called us home to America on account of the serious illnel!s of my wife's mother. It is with great regret that I find I am compelled to leave before Conference. The sad news came out ~o suddenly and we had so mccny things to do in getting ready to leave that I could not find time to write a report for conference. So after leaving, on the steamer b~fore departing from Japan, I am writing a few words of farewell..,l First, I want to say that before I knew that I was to leave, in January, I prepared statistics showing the growth of the West District during four years. The following tables show the growth from 1912 to Year Full Proba- Members Totai'.. Sunday Officers members tioners ~roba- Seekers Adherents Baptism Schools & tloners Teachers t Increase 'S

50 --~ ] REPORTS 49 COLLECTION FOR A BU~ding PaRtOI'S Edu- Total Churches Repairs Salary cation Heceipts Year Pupils Number Valu~ S:n~~:R Value Yen Yen Yen Yen la ) Increase The total amount collected for various purposes during four years was yen 8,955. These figures show that the Churches of the West District have been going forward in all lines of development. But they cannot show what I have seen during the past year: the earnestness, favor and faithfulness of preachers and people. They do not tell of the powerful spiritual sermons that our preacher's have preached nor of the great spiritual blessings the brothers and sisters have received, the wonderful out pouring of the Holy Spirit upon both pastors and people. We have now a wonderful spiritual church, praise God. And, I believe, it is just the beginning of a wonderful work of the Holy Spirit; we must pray more and receive more powerfully than ever the enduement of the Holy Spirit, and labor more earnestly than ever for the salvation of our fellowmen. Last year God blessed our Conference greatly but it is my prayer, that this year. He may visit you all with a still greater blessing of joy, peace and power. Pray for us in our trouble.and we shall pray for you as you meet. It is in our hearts to live and die in Chosen and we look forward to returning in a year's time, God willing, to h:.bor by your side for the. Master. Our love and gratitude goes out to you all for your love and kindnessto us. Let us all remember the words of our Lord Jesus; "Lo! I am with you always." Amen Your brother, W C. SWEARER, District Superintendent. J-iiM1L *.. J-i ~ 'It~:e1~

51 50 KOREA ANNUAL CONFERENCE [MARCH, Suwon District. This Conference year has witnessed the reduction of our working force on the District by the return to America on furlough of Rev. H. C. Taylor and family. The continued illness of Rev. Hong Seung Ha also has pr~vented him from taking active part in the work, except to a very limited extent. The usual routine of work was further interrupted for about one month at the busy season of the year by the work of preparing government reports. On a District, undermaned even when all the forces are working at their best, all these causes have combined to prevent th~ accomplishment of many. desired results. Nevertheless the District has rejoiced in the return of Miss Miller, so well recovered in health that she has given almost uninterrupted time to the work since the day she arrived. The District was congratulating itself on the return of Miss Hillman also to the work, when we were soon doomed to disappointment by her transfer to the W onju District. Our great loss has been that District's gain. However, we have the privilege of recording our thanks for her cooperation with Miss Miller in the Women's cjass work throughout the entire fall season. At the last Annual Conference one local preacher in charge was discontinued, and' an associate pastor on another circuit promoted to fill his place. Several exchanges among the preachers of the different circuits were also made, all of which have proved to the advantage of the work. No changes, however, were made with preachers of other Districts; and, with the exception of the' one man discontinued, the personnel of the salaried workers remains the same. At our District Conference, local preacher's licenses were granted to seven promising new men. A choice number of intelligent and active laymen is being raised up, from whose ranks is gradually being evolved a strong leadership for the country Churches. From this material should come new preachers for the work. Already four promising men are waiting an opening to enter the ministry. The District ~s greatly in need of :reenforcements, but the doors are still closed for want of funds to put new men to work. At the last session of Annual Conference one man, Rev. Yi Chang Hoi, was received into full connection with Conference, and ordained as deacon. No}V we have two native ordained elders and two native deacons, one of whom was ordained in the local preacher's course four years ago and comes to this Conference recommended by the District.conference for ordination as elders. Two more me~ are ready at this

52 1916] REPORTS 51 Conference to be received into full connection and to be ordained as deacons. The District has continued as before under four main sub-divisicn~, but the lines of demarkation have been somewhat altered. The two eastern circuits have remained as before under the general oversight of Rev. Chang Chun Meung; but Brother Taylor's absence in America and the illness of Brother liong made necessary a new alignment of the central and western circuits. Rev. Han Chang Sup took charge of the six central circuits, Rev. Yi Chang Hoi was given charge of the 0 San and the two Nam Yang circuits, and Rev. Hong Seung Ha received the Suwon and An San circuits. The continued illness of Brother Hong and the growing illness of his wife resulting in her death only a few days since, have been a serious drawback in his work. Under the new alignment of the sub-districts the total-number of circuits has been increased from eleven to thirteen. This increase in circuits brings the Quarterly Conference within easier reach of many of the official members, and has resulted in increase in total attendance and efficiency of the Conferences. The number of girls schools has remained, as last year, at six, with an enrollment of 277 pupils: The close of this Conference year finds the District with ten boys schools and 465 pupils, which is four schools le3s than reported last year, and last year's report was again four less schools than the previous year. This decrease in schools does not, on the one hand, mark an increase in number of government schools in these places, furnishing school accommodations to our pupils; nor, on the other hand, does it mv,rk a loss of interest on the part of the parents in the education of their children. The native contributions have almost doubled the amount of support we have been able to give to the schools; and one of the most heartrending experiences of the missionary is in witnessing the agony of the parents when these schools have to be given up. The difficulty lies in the financial straits of the mission, which compels us to withdraw support from these schools. The prospects for the schools for the corning Conferen~e year are the darkest of any we have yet faced. The closing of so many schools has farced the attention of the ~ission to the larger consideration of the development of the Sunday School work. I am sorry, that, so far as numbers are concerned, the Sunday School statistics for my District this year are not encouraging. The -statistics, however, do not, in this case, represent the actual interest in this work throughout the District. During the months of November and December Rev. Hyun Soon held three Sunday School training classes for

53 .52 KOREA ANNUAL CONFERENCE [MARCH;.a'weak each llt the main canters of the District. His efforts were very successful in cl"3uting cn intelligent interest in the Sunday School work; and already in the places where the classes were held the Sunday Sch')ols have made larger advance. On a recent Sunday well over three hundred pupils were in attendance at Sunday School at Suwon, more than sixty small children were enrolled in the primary department; and in the total Sunday School enrollment; including the children from our day schools, there are, in this Church, over two hundred children. Teachers' classes are held during the week here and at a few other large Churches, and plans are now working b extend the Sunday School work ::::.11 over the District. The greatest drawback here is in gatting capable teachers in the small country Churches. More attention to the preparation of Sunday School teachers, through classes for that special purpose, is an aim in the present development of the work. Brother Hyun's work on the District was not only fruitful in creating new Sunday School activity, but revival outpourings attended his meetings, and some young men of great promise were lead to conseerate their lives to definite Christian service. Many Bible and normal training Clas~s have been held by Miss Miller, assisted by Miss Hillman, and still other Classes held by the Bible women themselves. Among the men there have been three central Classes, in which th~ Class leaders', exhorte:."s' and local preachers' courses were given. Many other 9lasses, lead by the native Pastors and circuit preachers, helped by voluntary native teachers, have been held. The superintendent was prevented by other duties from taking part in more than two of the Classes, and even in these two he could not be present for quite the, full time. As always heretofore, these Classes were.combined with evening revival services; and this year the best spirit ever mainfested attended these meeting.:;. Each day began before daylight with a prayer mget:ng; and in the evening services many received victory in their lives; and there were some marked conversions. The subject of Tithing was taken up in the Classes and in the District and Quarterly Conferences, and much interest in this vital subject was create:!. A large number in all these gatherings reaching fully tyro thirds of those in attendance at the District Conference, pledged them~ selves to tithe. A model pledge card and contribution envelope was exhibited at all these gathering3. Already reports are coming from some.quarters of the fulfillment of the tithing promises. Out of this movement one Church almost dead has been revived. The cuhpination of the.self support movement is seen in an increase for the District in-this Con-

54 1916] REPORTS 53 ference report of m:>re than yen in the most import:lnt item of all, n:lmely, that of the support of preuchers. Also the patron:; of sevel'al s~hools from which we were forced to wit'1:iraw suppnrt ere making a.n effort to carryon the schools undded. The superintendent has m:~je sixteen t:'ips on his District, spending one hund:-ed sixty two days in the country. He has traveled 8,760 Ii, of which he covered 6,150 li on foot. He has held one District Conference an3 twenty five sessions of Q"Jlll'terly Conferences, among which was one union Quarterly Conference of six ci:i'cuits, and one other of two circuits. He was not abb to attend all the Quarterly Conferences, Rev. H<.m ChJ.ng Sup, in his absence held one, Rev, Hong Seung Ha, one, Rev. Chang Chun Meung, one union Conference of two circuits, :md Rev. Yi Ch1l.ng Hoi, two Conferences. The superintendent has als:) taught seventeen d>ays in Bible Classes, made tw.) hundred sixty visits to Churches and groups, has administered the Sacrament of the Lord's Sup_ pel" twen~y eight times, has baptized fourteen adults and seven Children, and received fifteen persons into full membership with the Church. In traveling over his 'Gjstrict the superintendent is more and more impressed with the magnitude of the work and the opportunity and the smallness of our beginning. Not that great thi~gs are not being accomplished. There is co question of the deepening spiritual life of the Church, the growth in the knowledge of the truths of the Bible and in th ~ realization of the facts of Christian experience. But the great hecthen world, m()dified to be sure, in form, but still heathen, encircles and stretches all beyond our scattered Churches. I come in contact with thi!3 unconverted world on every side. I preach to these men; both in.dividu:j.lly and in groups as they gather round, when I am passing. I find them impressed with the Gospel. I look into their eyes, and see the hungar of soullooking back at me. One of these men, voicing the feeling of others around h!m, said to me, "If what you say is true, who would Dot wish to accept this faith." It is for these outside the ComuDD-wealth of Israel," "w~thout God and without hope in the world, " that We must press forward, and possess the land. As in Joshua's time, so now, very much of the land still remains unoccupied. Despite lack of funds and many new restjctlons, we must organize such forces as we hava t'j move forward into ths full possession of this land by Christ for His inheritance. G. M. BURDICK, Superintendent.

55 54 KOREA ANNUAL CONFERENCE [MARCH~ Pyengyang East District. C. D. MORRIS, Superintendent. At the last Conference, Bro. J. Z. Moore was given charge of the work he had labored so faithfully to develop in former years, and so the Pyengyang District was divided into the East and West Pyengyang Districts. r was given charge of the Pyengyang East District, and Bro. Paul L. Grove had charge of several of the circuits in addition to the work on the Southern part of the Yengbyen District. Bro. Grove's report in part is as follows; "The past year's work is unique because of the fact that thru Divine assistance, it has been possible to carry out the extensive plans laid during the previous summer, and to bring to a succesful issue the various Bible Classes and Revivals and Itinerating Tours. Previous years have seen plans a plenty, but bodily ills or untoward circumstances have demolished many of them. This year's work has been one unbroken succesian of accomplished work, which has made the year unique in the history of my own life. r have preached twice a day for seven days each at four revivals, and have taught two subjects a day for ten days at our large Pyeng Yang Class, and one hour a day and intermittent night preaching at our Yeng Byen Class. One gratifying report to make, is that whereas the Finance Committee had been forced to order a cut of 10% in allowance for Preacher's Salaries the different circuits on my work had already decided to increase self-support by more than that amount so that the total for all my work was 15%, or fix more than required. During the summer r convened all my salaried men and held a three day's Conference with them, during which time we discussed six or seven important subjects, among them being' self-support, with the result as above outlined. The Sunday School for heathen children was also dwelt upon at this time, and much good accomplished, for while too busy with other things to push it this year, several were started and are doing nicely at last reports. To the Almighty r commend the efforts of a Conference Year, praying him to water and bring to fruitage the sown seed, and to pardon and blot out the transgressions and errors that may have marred his Divine, Wil1.".

56 1916] REPORTS 55 I personally travelled over the Seuhung, Paimi, Suan and Sinkei circuits. These circuits are perhaps the weakest in all our Northern work. Paimi has a strong church which pays almost half of the pastor's salary, and has good boys' and girls' schools. Seuhung has twelve places and one neat church building was erected last year. While at some points on this circuit, the work is very weak, there is considerable life in several of the churches. Suan Circuit, is the weakest of all. The church in the county seat, that used to have a congregation of forty or fifty t has for sometime. only had a handful. The man around whose labors most of the work had grown up, had gotten into debt, and in his efforts to pay his debts, his sprituallife and zeal grew cold. The last time I saw him, however, he delighted my heart by assuring me that he was now determined to be faithful to his Christian trust and would assume responsibility for the service as formerly. One evening after supper, the exhorter at the neighboring church, and I started out to visit this group which lay a few miles over a big mountain pass. When we arrived, we heard singing and found that they were having their evening worship. This has been their custom since the group started. Every evening after supper, all the believer.:; in the village gather into one of the houses and have Bible study and worship together. The Sinkei Circuit reports the erection of one neat tiled roof church building at Hantura. This was accomplished by much sacrifice. We hope that soon we may be able~.to have a new church in the county seat. The work in Pyengyang city has been very encouraging. First Church holds her own and has started another congregation in the old Academy BUilding. Self-support is the rule at First Church. During tn'e Chinese New Year, there was a large enrollment of new believers. Ri Mun Kol, also gives great promise. Recently I preached there on a Sunday morning to over three hundred people. The other city churches fall into West Pyengyang District. The Chilsan and Pongnong Dong Circuits have had a hard experience on account of the sin of a former pastor. A year ago it was discovered that this man had been living in sin a considerable time. His iniquity has been a gred blow to those circuits, but the present preachers have been steady and faithful and several of the groups have had special blessing during the year. The new hospital has now been opened and is a credit b our Mission. It is a thoroughly equipped plant.

57 56 KOREA ANNUAL CONFERENCE [MARCH, Bishop Harris was present during part of the District Conference and spoke to our workers with heartfelt power. The statistics for Pyengyang East District are as follows; Amount paid for pastor's salaries... Y Amount paid for all purposes..... Y There are 2917 Sunday school Scholars. Total adherents, 4360; Churches, 45 Boy's Schools, 8, with 523 pupils, including Pyengyang Ci~y schools. Girls's Schools 12, with 344 pupils. I close this report with the earnest prayer that God may be present with the Korean Church all during the coming year and that great advancement may be made along all lines. Pyeng Yang West District Report J. Z. MOORE. District Superintendent. The year has been one of readjustment. Also a year of gathering up of fragments. Readjustment to the changed condition~ and a gathering up of the left over fragments of a language that had not been used for seven years. Also the gathering together of the fragments of,a work I had not seen for more than six years. My own work for the year of 315 days in outline is as follows: Days spent out of Pyeng yang 141. Of these 95 were spent itinerating from church to church. Some 5000 Ii were traveled, two thirds of it on foot. A trip t-o China, attending the Central Conference of China, a trip to Japan, and several trips to Seoul, attending Mission and Finance Committee meetings, make up the other days of absence from Pyeng Yang. 130 Sermons were preached, many prayer meetings led and when Saturday found me in Pyeng Yang the Sunday School lesson was taught to the some one hundred teachers in our city work. 20 Quarterly Conferences were held during the year. 35 days were spent teaching in Bible Institutes. Some three weeks assisting in revival efforts. The Pyeng Yang School and the Primary Schools over the District have taken no little part of my time. Yet the real work of the District has been done by the faithful efforts of the Korean Pastors. The District is composed of three of the Pyeng Yang city churches and 39 churches outside of the city. A total of 749 ptobatione..rs, 1589

58 1916] REPORTS 57 full members, 183 baptized children and 3491 seekers. This makes a total following of On account of careful reports to the government all church records were carefully pruned. Yet the total remains just about the same as last year. There are '39 Sunday Schools with total enrollment of This is 10% increase over last year. During the year there have been 149 baptisms. The total given by the native church for all items is Yen 8850 or $4425. This is an increase of 25%. About 1096' of this increase was in pastoral support. The large gain was in church building. Three village churches built fine tile roofed buildings costing some 1000 yen each. About one fourth of this was furnished by home friends the balance given by the native church. This means real sacrifice. The Christians did much of the work with their own hands. These churches have all doubled in attendance since the new buildings were erected. The Jacob Memorial Church at Chinnampo has had three village churches connected with it in the support of a pastor. This year"they have come to full self support and the village churches have taken a pastor of their own. Two other village churches that have been parts of circuits, have taken the support of separate pastors. One circuit of eight churches supported one preacher last year. This year they have increased self support so as to have three pastors. The Jacob Memorial Church at Chinnampo is the largest arid strongest congregation in North Korea outside the First Church at Pyeng Yang. It has a following of over 600 and a regular attendance of 550. The building is already too small and the problem now is to take care of the Sunday School even tho it meets in three sections. The second church which has branched off during the year has an attendance of 150. Next to this church Kang Sa and Chung San deserve special mention for advance in numbers and Spiritual Life during the year. Special mention should be made of the Children'S Sunday Schools that have been organized all over the work. Hundreds of children, both Christian and non-christian have been gathered into these schools. Many of them are now in our day schools. This work has been helped in a very real way by the use of the thous~nds of Picture Post Cards and left over Sunday School cards sent by friends in America. I wish to take this opportunity to thank you. After the large. central Bible Institute held in Pyeng Yang just after the Holidays, each of the 42 churches had a week or more of Bible Institute' and Revival. The daily program begins with an early morning prayer meeting, at This is often a preachiilg service and only

59 KOREA ANNUAL. CONFERENCE [MARCH; thirty minutes behind John Wesley. One church held this meeting every morning for three months. Another for six months without a break and during all this time there were three women who were present every morning. The day is spent in Bible study, the late afternoon in street preaching and the evening in revival service. This work is done by the Korean preachers assisted by picked laymen. These laymen give their time without salary. Some will spend two months of the year at this work. Almost two thirds of our Christians attend these Institutes. Confession of sin, infilling of the Spirit and preparation for the constant personal work of the year characterises these meetings. There are now i 7 Day Schools on the District. The report last year gave 19. However the attendance is now 779 as against 668 pupils last year. In other words the number of schools has decreased 10% and the number of pupils increased 17%. The average number of pupils per school last year was 35, this year it is of these 17 schools are helped with mission money. Smalr grants of from $2 to $10 per_month are given. Special gifts are needed for these schools. The Pyeng Yang Boy's School has three departments, the preparatory class of 45 which ought to be organized into a fully equipped kindergarten, the Potung, or first four years, with 207 boys and the Kotung, or second four years, with 84 boys. This is a total of 336. The school has had the best year of its history. The teachers have worked together with the greatest harmony. They continue faithful on very small salaries. As I can give but little personal supervision the school is a good test as to what the Koreans can do when responsibility is put upon them. The school has received $50 per month from the mission and the Koreans have given $60 per month. in tuition and special subscription. The time has come when an advance must be made. I have already obligated myself for $20 per month beyond the amount given by the Mission. This school already has had a large place in furnishing "workers for the great empire." A larger field of usefullness is at hand -if funds can be secured for equipment and yearly budget. This report closes with, thanksgiving to God for His abounding and unfailing mercies. The prospects are as bright as the promises of God. Friends whq have upheld us by their prayers and those who have helped to supply the unending financial needs, cannot be mentioned by name. 'Their names are written on our hearts as well as in the Lamb's Book of Life. The year before us is rich in opportunity. May it be tuller of prayer and life poured out in service than any year that has gone before. JOHN Z. MOORE, PYENG YANG, KOREA.._

60 1916] REPORTS 59 Yeng Byen District. VICTOR H. WACHS, District Evangelist. Another Conference is at hand, and we stop to take a brief retrospect of the years' work. We are unable to see any great advance at any point along the line. This does not mean that it has been a year of merely marking time. Under certain circumstances the mere act of holding the trenches is a great victory. Every trench has been held and some new ground has been gained. Two new groups have been started. Three new churches have been built, and property and material secured for two more. One of these church buildings was secured for little money because of the superstition of the village folk. It was an abandoned devil house which the township authorities wanted moved to make way for other buildings. No one would tear it down as they feared the spirits. At length it was offered to the Christians for about one sixth of its value, if they would tear it down and move it. To day the building that once served the devils is serving the Lord. Puk Chin is worthy of mention. A new stone church has been errected there at a cost of yen one thousand three hundred, of which all but about three hundred yen was given by the native church. Of that three hundred yen most of it was given by the american miners of the O. C. M. Co. living at Puk Chin. The largest gold mines in Korea are located at Puk Chin. There is an English speaking community, mostly Americans, of nearly one hundred. My predecessor C. D. Morris established friendly relations with these miners. We have tried to hold their friendship and turn their thots to spiritual things when opportunity presents. itself. I was much pleased to learn that after a sermon on Sabbath Observence, a group of Christian women with their husbands and others had begun to hold religious services on Sunday afternoons. We have been compelled because of lack of funds to close the medical work in Yeng Byen, but Yeng Byen district is not without a medical missionary. The O. C. M. Co. have long been doing the Good Samaritan act by treating everyone free of charge. Now this is being done by a doctor who is a Student Volunteer and a man of fine Christian character. Christian tracts are distributed in the hqspital, and prayer meetings are held with the patients. Our part in the battle has been that of a motorcycle messenger. We have visited the churches from one to three and in one case four times

61 KOREA ANNUAL CONFERENCE [MARCH, during the year, traveling ovar 1,5:)D miles on motorcycle and about two hundred on p::my in thes3 visits. We held revival meetings at two places, and taught in two ten-day Bible classes at Yeng Byen. Even so we also when we have done all the things that are commanded us, say i "Weare unprofitable servants. " VICTOR H. WACHS Annual Report of LOUISA-HoLMES-NoRTON MEMORIAL HOSPITAL. A. H. NORTON, M. D. It is. rather difficult to write a report of a year's work in which the writer participated for only three months, but from the data at hand we will do the hest we can. During the thirteen months that I was off the field on furlo Dr. Choi Sung Kyu was in immediate charge of the medical work in this station and acted under the oversight of Dr. E. D. Follwell, of Pyeng Yang, and Miss Barlow, of this station. On my return I found things in good order and can only speak in terms of praise of those who thus kindly took charge of the work in my absence. During this period the in-patient work was practically in abeyance owing to the fact that the nurses were all absent studying in the Bible School in Seoul where we thought it wise to send them during our absence. However the dispensary work kept up very well and we are sure that it was much better than closing the work en~rely. Much of the credit is due to Miss Barlow who kept the accounts and was able to show a substantial balance when she turned them over. She also kept a close eye on the evangelistic side of the work. Since we opened the hospital in the fall we have had quite a number -of acute non-surgical cases, something which ~arely happened before, and we are hoping people will come to see that the hospital is the place to treat such cases. We consider these cases at least a mark of progress in this direction, but there is still much prejudice. to be overcome. This.arises from the foreign aspect of the place, but we believe this will pass away. We have also had two maternity cases as in-patients. This is a line of work that we hope to do more of and which our nurse equipment.makes possible.

62 1916] REPORTS 61 We try to make the atmosphere of the whole place and the attitude of each worker as distinctly evangelistic as possible. To this end, I am conducting a study class for helpers in The Acts and Epistles, striv-. ing to lay special emphasis on our responsibility as witnesses and pointing out the great evangelistic work done by the laymen. In addition to the helpers influence and testimony, the hospital preacher gives most of his time talking with those who are waiting, trying to explain the way and lead them into the kingdom. It is difficult to gauge tile results of all this effort and report it in figures. Nevertheless we have ample, though sometimes intangible, evidence of the Christian influence which emanates from our hospital, and it is our central purpose to combine the gospel message with our healing work, and also to do our best in spreading sanitary knowledge which will aid in the prevention of disease. Weare trying to lessen the number of the blind by showing the mothers how to care for the children's eyes, to show them that dirty heads become the scabby ones, that improper eating, not chance, is the cause of indigestion. That ventilation is not dangerous, neither is a bath,.and that pus is to be feared and destroyed, rather than carelessly planted in new soil. No Mission Hospital report would be complete without a statement of the needs. Probably the most satisfactory and efficient way of helping our work here will be to subscribe towards the salaries of our helpers. We would like to secure five more nurse scholarships. The free bed fund which began with a SUbscription of $100 from the Epworth League in Hudson, Mich., and has been used only to pay for the food for charity in-patients, no draft being made upon it for other expenses connected with them, is now in great need of replenishing. During the recent cold weather two facts were made very clear, one, our lack of bedding, and the other, the need of storm windows. We find it difficult to ~at the building on the windward side, and believe that a great saving of fuel could be effected by their use. Someone will surely want to supply the salary of the Bible Woman. REPORT OF THE NURSES TRAINING SCHOOL. The aim of our Training School is to train more efficient helpers, and to train nurses so that they will be able to go into the homes of their own people to give intelligent help in time of sickness. We began January first of this year, with three nurses and three male nurses. We are giving instruction this year in Anatomy, Physiology, Chemistry, Arithmetic, Practical Nursing, Japanese, English and Bible. The. class~s are supple-

63 62 KOREA ANNUAL CONFERENCE [MARCH~ men ted by daily demonstrations and practical experience in the wards and dispensary. Throughout the three years we plan to conform to the J4I.panese Government curriculum, besides giving as many other subjects as we can that will aid in the development of the nurses. Weare hoping to develop a system of visiting, so that the nurses by visiting in the homes can besides giving immediate help, also help to decrease the unwholesome condition which causes the spread of disease. It a few natives are trained to do this work, they can go out among their own people and be able to do a much more effectual work than we as foreigners can hope to do. All our nurses are Christians and active church workers. They are keenly' interested in the work and anxious to learn. If their present enthusiasm continues we will soon have some invaluable helpers in the Christian Medical work in Haiju. DELIA MAY BATTLES. STATISTICS FOR New Patients Returns Total Treatments Percentag~ of Men " Women Charity Cases Percentage Operations, General Anaesthetic Loqal Without Hospital Inpatients Days New Believers Fees from patients 2,671. 7, , % 36% 26% , A. H. NORTON. Wonju Medical Work. We have not accomplished large things from the standpoint of statistics this past year, but we have made an effort to do a good grade of work, and have tried to emphasize the spiritual side of the work.: Though far from satisfied with results, we have had results in both medicine.anti

64 1916]... REPORTS surgery, as well as in spiritual miracles. The m03t gratifying experience of the year is the witnessing of fruit of effort put forth two years ago. Soon after our arrival, a young boy was operated on and cured with the result that he and three brothers joined the church. One of these four boys, a young fellow of seventeen years, is a sincere Christian. He came to me last Sunday and asked if I could help him get an education, for he has a great ambition to study since he became a Christian and his parents are not willing to help him, preferring to have him stay at his job of interpreter in the local army barracks, and thus add to the income of the family. I asked him what his ambition is and he answered, "I have given myself to the Lord and I want to serve Him and the Church in any way whatsover." "Do you want to become a preacher?" I said. "Yes;" he answered. That is what I had been hoping and praying for, as he is a bright and promising young man and sincere Christian. Our joy is an the greater in this instance, since his conversion is a result of hospital work. Other results of our work, but none less real, can best be expressed in the words of one of our good spiritual members, a Bible Colporteur, who told Miss Hillman recently that "it is so much easier to preach and <>ur preaching is more effective since the hospital came to Wonju." We have been embarrassed during the past year by a shortage in helpers, especially nurses and a native doctor trained in Western medicine. On account of the present scarcity of funds, I did not like to put the burden of a doctor's support on the Mission budget, but I found that I could not defer the matter longer,. and consquently engaged a doctor, trusting that the Lord will provide.. his support in Special Gifts from friends. In this connection I wish to acknowledge my gratitude to friends, whose generous. gifts. made it possible to run the entire hospital last year with the aid of only about $35 from the regular Mission budget. I can't name the long list of givers, but every gift was highly appreciated. We had an interesting experience one day when a woman of 35 years came to the hospital telling us that she "had come to stay for good," having heard that there is a woman in the hospital (the nurse) who does "nothing but wait on God," and she wanted to join her, for her home life was very miserable.and she was determined to stay here or go to a Buddhist Temple" She staid.a couple of days but was finally persuaded to go home and make peace with her husband and by loving service make her own home a "heaven on earth." One. cannot but express one's joy at the prospect of worshipping in

65 64 KOREA ANNUAL CONFERENCE [MARCH, a new church this year, also one's gratitude to God for quickened life among the Christians and for efforts made by them to bring the Gospel to the :patients in the hospital. Through the help of the Woman's Foreign Missionary Society, a Bible woman has been appointed to work chiefly in the clinic and in following up the women in. their homes. We appreciate this co-operation very much and look for large results from that work. It is a pleasure to record our appreciation of the diligence and faith_ fulness of all the hospital assistants. We look forward to the arrival shortly of our Korean doctor assistant, Dr. Woo, who comes very highly recommended as to character and ability. We also rejoice in the arrival of Miss Hillman of the W. F. M. S., whose presence has already been a benediction and an inspiration to us as individuals, and to the church and the whole work. Lastly, but most important of all, we record our thanks to God who has sustained and guided and given victory. Respectfully submitted, A. GARFIELD ANDERSON. March 1st, SWEDISH METHODIST HOSPITAL, WONJU, KOREA STATISTICS APRIL 1ST, 1915 TO MARCH 1ST, New cases Return cases Out-calls by doctor " assistant Total treatments In-patients; total no. individuals Percentage of males... " females " Christian " non-christians... Operations under general anesthetic " local Visitors accompanying patients New believers (regular attendants at church) Total fees from patients Percentage who pay for treatment 789 1, , % 41% 36% 64% , $ %

66 1916] REPORTS 65 Hall M{morial Hospital Report 1915-i9Ie. Twenty years have passed away since I first came to Py ng Yang. Leaving Seoul with the late Rev. H. G. Appenzeller I well remember that trip overland to Chemulpo riding all the way on the top of a Korean pack saddle. I do not forget, either, the journey by water from Chemulpo to Pyeng Yang and I well remember entering the city through the West Gate where we were kindly greeted by the little handful of Christians about ten in number. A dispensary was soon built, and later a f w roems for in patients and here we l[;.bon:d for nearly twenty years. As months and year's passed by we found out we needed a bettel' hospital though we waited in vain until eighteen months ago before our hopes began to be realized. Conditions have rapidly changed and the kind of hospital we had ten or even five years ago will not do to day if we aim at accomplishing the best possible. There are Govemment hospitals well equipped, and private ones too. The people are demanding better service from us, better nursing, better equipment. Our new building was commenced eighteen II!onths ago and completed last November but we did not commence work in it until January 17th. The building is of brick and three stories high. First floor, dispensary, kitchen, laundry etc., second floor for male and third floor for female in-patients. In all we can accomod,ate twenty one. Including heating and general equipment the total cost was twenty six thousand yen. The building has double floors and windows which keep us warm in the winter, The beds are foreign style and our patients say they are clean and comfortable. Everything is not yet complete but little by little we hope to make our hospital a place where the sick and weary can be made well and strong and our lives a blessing to many. It has been built for the purpose of showing Christian sympathy, kindness and love to those who enter its doors. It is not intended primarily for the church but as a means for it to use in bringing the Gospel of Jesus Christ in a practical way to those who are not Christians, and we look to our Church in Korea to help our work by money, sympathy and prayer. During the ten months since last Conference we have treated 6,214 patients. Respectfully submitted, E. D. FOLLWELL. Union Methodist Theologieal Seminary.,. The past year has witnessed the completion and equipment of Gamble Memonal Hall and the new dormitory thus making the Union

67 KOREA ANNUAL CONFERENCE [MARCH, Methodist Theological Seminary one of the mq3t modern and well equipped plants of its kind in the Far East. The Institution has a faculty of seven professors, five foreign and two native. Of these, four are from the Methodist Episcopal Church. Instruction is given in five departments, Old Testament, New Testament, Systematic Theology, Homiletics and Practical Theology and Historical Theology. The student body is composed of nearly one hundred in the three years courses. This coming June a class of elevan wlll be graduated. The ihterest, enthusiasm and quality of the work done has been quite.satisfactory. The spiritual tone of the school is good. This has been proven by the quality of the work done by the students both in school and out on the districts. Many revivals and real Christian constructive work has been and is now being done by our students. Nearly all the men who have gone out from us are serving the church faithfully and some of them are conspicuously filling its highest positions. Our aim is two fold. First, to bring the men in a vital personal relationship with Christ and Secondly to train them for effective service. In Feburary of this year the Faculty of the seminary published its first number of the Theological World. T!1is is no doubt the youngest journal in the theological field, and we trust that it will meet a great need in the way of instructive and helpfulliteratul'e. During the remainder of this year it will be published quarterly as the funds in hand do not warrant a mdnthly. It is our purpose how -ever, to make it a monthly just as soon as the funds will permit. During the past year the Student Help department has been able to assist several needy students. However, it is not our purpose to gratuitously help any man. It must be distinctly understood thai any student who receives help must render an equivalent in work.. The year before us promises to be one of the best in the history of the school. With.,gr~at faith in God and confidence in the church we take up the tasks of tha new year. Respectfully submitted, E. M.Cable. The Pierson M.emorial Bible School. C. S. DEMING. The Pierson Memorial Bible School has a two fold object, one to.give a Bible Course as preparation for the study of theology and,entrance

68 1916] REPORTS 67 into the ministry and the other to provide a short course in Bible instruction for Church officers and leaders to enable them to become more efficient in their home church work. We wish all our conference members to bear this in mind and encourage young men of talent and grace to take up a course in the Bible. School "according to their ability and purpose. If Our Bible School is to succeed it must have the hearty co-operation of all our pastors. The number in attendance this year is less than that of last year. There is an enrollment of 34 this term. The new building which we hoped to have completed last year is still under construction and in the meantime the School is occupying quarters at the Union Methodist Theological Seminary. The new Building will be ready for use in September of this year. The.teachingf0rce has been the same as last year. One student came to us who had had several years of training for the priesthood in the Roman Catholic Church and who came to ~s seeking the light, a feeling of unrest being aroused by a book published.by one of our native Dist. Superintendents on the fallacies of the Roman Church. The course of instruction has been enlarged during the past year and in addition to courses in the Bible, light courses in doctrine, history, geography, and methods of study and work have been inserted. Language Committee Report. Miss Bail' and Mr. Wachs have satisfactorily completed the third years work and the committee recommends that they be graduated from the course. Mrs. C. S. Deming and Miss Brownlee have satisfactorily finished the work of the second year and the c1>mmittee recommends that they be advanced to the studies of the third year. Miss Hess, Miss Appenzeller, Miss Hulbert, Miss Trissel and Rev. S. A. Beck have satisfactorily passed the studies of the first year and the committee recommends that they be advanced to the studies of the second year. A. L. BECKER, Chairman.

69 -68 KOREA ANNUAL CONFERENCE [MARCH, Foreign and Home Missionary Society. Annual Report. Marck 1J,., DISBURSEMENTS RECEIPTS Sin Sung-heui, moving expense Balance last report Yang Duk work, year ending... Tokyo work, year ending 3/31, Bank interest Bal. from Manchurian fund Thanksgiving Day programs "11.50 Collections from churches Balance on hand, 1, , , B. R. LAWTON, Treasure-r. Treasurers Report. PREACHERS AID FUND. Reported last year By draft from N. Y. By interest on notes Payments to K won Sinil and Chuns Wife Balance 10, , , , Loan:;\ STATEMENT OF ASSETS. Current Account 12, , Sunday School and Tract Society. There is no organization of the Sunday School and Tract Society in -the Korea Conference but the Tract Society work is ably handled by the Korean Religious Book and Tract Society the Secretary of which Gerald Bonwick has made his report. He goes on furlo this year and plans to greatly extend the work of the SocietY' by collecting funds in,-america.

70 1916] REPORTS 69 Hyen Soon has acted this past year under his appointment as Superintendent of Sunday Schools and has given the following report of his work. "Altho my appointment to the work in the Sunday School field came to me as a surprise at the last Conference I have taken up the work with a deep conviction of its importance and with gratitude for the opportunity of exerting my energies in this noble work. Without challenging attention it is the nbvious fact that the Sunday School is the child of the Church and the Church i's the mother of the Sunday School. It is the bounden duty for the mother to take care of her child and the church to take care of the Sunday School. Among the many great problems before the Christian Churches in this country the Sunday School work must be considered a~ the first, for it is of vital importance in building the Masters Kingdom in Korea. One of our oriental proverbs says that if profit for one year is desir ~d a man should plant corn but if for 10 years he should plant trees. The Sunday School however has in view the profit not only of 10 years but 100 and 1,000 years in the work of the Kingdom of ChriRt. The visit of Dr. Hartman last year was one of great historical importance for the Sunday School work in our Methodist Church in Korea. He studied the conditions thoughly and carefully and through his representation the Board of Sunday Schools in America made an appropriation for the building up and development of this valuable work in Korea. I began the work in June and have followed out the program arranged in consultation with all the Dist. Superintendents. I respectfully submit the following summary 'of my work done during the.past 8 months. No. of places visited attendance Sunday School Normal Classes Kangneung and W onju districts East and West Pyengyang Yengbyen Haiju Chemulpo Suwon East and West Kongju Seoul

71 I 70 KOREA ANNUAL CONFERENCE [MARCH, No. of lectures on Sunday School 243 H "Sermons 254 " "New converts... 1,112 A letter from Dr. Brown gives us encouragement to believe that the Board of Sunday School at Home will appropriate funds for the support of a missionary as Superintendent of Sunday Schools for Korea during the coming year. C. S. DEMING, For The Committee. Committee on Resolutions. Whereas, Bishop Harris, after a lifetime of devoted missionary labor in Japan and Korea and twelve years of episcopal supervision during which he has endeared himself to us by his saintly life and loving service, has asked the General Conference of 1916 to relieve him from official duties, Resolved, that we assure him of our continued love and esteem, and whatever action may be taken we pray that he will return to us to give us the benefit of his zealous service, loving example and kind counsel. Whereas, our all-wise and all-loving Father has called home Mrs. H. G. Appenzeller, wife of our pioneer missionary to Korea, who heroically shared with him the dangers and difficulties of the early days until he gave his life for the cause, after which she returned to America to train her children to continue the work their parents had begun, Resolved, that we tender to the bereaved son and daughters our heartfelt sympathy and encourage them in the realization of their mother's prayer for their life work. Whereas, God in his infinite wisdom has seen fit to call from her ea;rthly labour our b~loved Sister. Mrs. H. C. Sherman, who was one with her husband in pioneer work for the Koreans, and who after the death of her husband continued giving her strength in labor on behalf of the Koreans. in Los Angeles, - especially to the nurture in Godly living of our' beloved fellow-worker Hugh Cynn, Resolved, that though we may not understand The Father's ways in all things we bow in submission to our earthly los's, knowing that He who rules from on high doeth all things well, further Resolved, that a copy of this minute be sent to members of Mrs. Sherman's family.. Whe1'eas, the Mission has been l'eenf()rced -by the arrival ()f three

72 1916] REPORTS 71 workers of the Woman's Foreign Missionary Society, Misses B. C. Salmon, R. M. Raabe and M. E. Church, and one appointee of the Board of Foreign Missions, Miss D. M. Battles, who has the distinction of being the first single lady appointed to Korea by that Board, Resolved, that we welcome them all to Korea and wish them a long and successful term of service for the Korean people. Whm"eas, the churches of Seoul united in cordially entertaining the members of the conference and provided a sumptuo11s banquet to promote social enjoyment, Resolved, that we express to them our sincere appreciation of their hospitality. W. CARL RUFUS. A. G. ANDERSON. D. A. BUNKER. List of Former Members. Appenzeller, H. G Scranton, W B., M. D., 1885 Chlinger, F, 1887 McGill, W. B., M. D., Hall, W. J., M. D., 1891 Busteed, J. B., M. D., 1892 Hulbert, H. B., 1894 Cobb, G. C., 1898 Sherman, H. G. M. D., Brooks, A. M.; 1898 Sharp, R. A., 1903 Hahn, D. E., D. D. S., 1905 Critchett, C Loeber, C Kent, E. M., M. D., 1908 Rockwell, N. L., 1908 Reppert, R. R., 1908 Miller, L. M., M. D Deceased, Chiksan Mines, Korea. U. S. A. Redlands, Cal. Deceased, Deceased, 1901 Springfield, Mass. Surpril;'e, Neb. Deceased, Los Angeles, Cal. Deceased, Seoul, Korea. Cadillac, Mich. U. S. A. China. Deceased, U. S. A. Kewanee, Ill.

73 37.12 CONFERENCE TREASURER'S REPORT OTHER BENEVOLENCES _._-- III ro, 0),. 5l 00 ;::t Qj ;::t;::t Sn OJ).~ >< Q) = QJ c<:lo... >. ~ ~ 5».; 00 ~r:ii ~8ii (1) ) ~ O)'rn~ l-<(1) <t! bda.j 0..- ~~ Q:l» ~xo:! ;;..,Q ~... E-I s.~.~ 0....~.~ E-<r:ilCIJ s:::s >. +-'s::oo NAMES OF DISTRICTS... ;::t~ ~()... CIJ..;l ~ E-< ~g..c:: ;+,:: 0(1)... o~ ~ (1)0 ~o E-<- 0 E-< 0 c<:l... Q ~.~ 0:: en u l-< ~~.0 <:i ~e3f s:: ~;::trj5 ~en u~ c<:l l-<0o ) ~ ~a.l ceo!:; s::....; (1»..c:: ~ ~ ~en S ~.~>...c::~ ~~ 's::.r;:a.je) <= ~'ia~ U Z.~~ ~ ~... +-' ;::ten S. =» ~~~ S~ ; 0(1) < G'~ ~br:il c<:l :Co::l 0::1 ~ < ~ 00 ;;> " ~ ~~ r:q ~ Pi! c:;, u Chemulpo District ,..-, Haiju District, Kangneung District Kongju East District Kongju West District Yengbyen District.., Pyengyang East District ' " " West " , Seoul District Su,,!an District i.2J Wonju District " H' ~ ~~I-;;,

74 ] STATISTICS 73 Ladies of the Woman"s Foreign Missionary Soeietv. Nume Branch Year Present Address Apptd.Mrs. Rosetta S. Hall, M. D. New York ':;:P;-y-e-n-g'Y CP a-n-g-,-,k.,.-o-re-a Miss Mary M. Cutler, M. D. Cin. and N. Y Pyeng Yang, Korea Miss Lulu E. Frey Cincinnati ~eoul, Korea.... Miss Mary R. Hillman... Cincinnati... i Wonju, Korea.. Miss Ethel M. Estey New York Yeng Byen, Korea Mrs. Alice H. Sharp..... New York Kongju, Korea... Miss Lulu A. Miller... New York Chemu)po, Korea... Miss Henrietta P. Robbins New York Pyeng Yang, Korea Miss Jessie B. Marker... Cincinnati... l Seoul, Korea..... Miss Gertrude E. Snavely... Philadelphia Haiju, Korea..... Miss Emily Irene Haynes... New York Pyeng Yang, Korea Miss M. M. Albertson Cincinnati Seoul, Korea Miss Ora M. Tuttle... Cincinnati Seoul, Korea... Miss Huldah Haenig Northwestern New York Miss Mary Beiler New England Yeng Byen, Korea Miss Hanna Scharpff Northwestern Chicago Mrs. Mary S. Stewart, M. D, Philadelphia Seoul, Korea Miss Olive Pye New York Rochester, N. Y.. Miss Grace Dillingham... Pacific Yorba Lindo, Cal. Miss Jeannette Walter... Topeka Seoul, Korea Miss Naomi Anderson.... Northwestern Chicago Miss Blanche Bair... Desmoines Kongju, Korea... Miss Charlotte Brownlee... Cincinnati Seoul, Korea Miss Margaret Hess... Cincinnati "'j' Chemulpo, Korea... M!ss Alice Appenzeller P~il~delp~ia I Seoul, Korea..... MISS Jeannette Hulbert Cmcmnati Seoul, Korea Miss Maude Trissell... Desmoines Pyeng Yang, Korea Miss Lalu A. Wood... North wastem, Seoul, Korea..... l Miss Marie E. Church Col. River Seoul, Korea.e.... Miss Rosa M. Raalr Desmoines Chernulpo, Korea... Miss Bessie C. Salmon North Wasteml P..xeng Yang, Korea Former Members of the W. F. M. S. Mrs. M. F. Scranton '''I /Deceased, 1909 Miss Meta HQward, M. D...., U. S Mrs. MargaretB. Jones Eifth Ave., N. Y. Miss Josephine O. Paine Deceased, Mrs. Mary Harris Follwell Delaware, Miss Lillian N. Harris, M. D.... ' Deceased, 1902 Miss Sarah H. Miller Stamford, Conr. Miss Ella A. Lewis Seoul Mrs. Nellie Pierce Miller Seoul Mrs. Esther K. Pak, M. D....e Deceased, 1911 Mrs. Margaret Edmunds Harrison Mokpo Miss Emma Ernsberger, M. D. '" U. S Mrs. Sarah Hallman Beck Seoul Miss M. L. Guthapfel......, Philadelphia, Pa... Miss L. C. Rothweiler Columbus, O..... Mrs. Olga P. Lomprey "'I! New York, N. Y.... Mrs. Grace MC.'Gary ; Se~ul, Korea MrE'. Ruby Krcok ChIcago Mrs. Ruth E. Moore Pyeng Yang

75 74 KOREA ANNUAL CONFERENCE Annual Meetings. No [) pate. President. Secretary. August 17, H. G. Appenzeller H. G. Appenzeller July 10, H. G. Appenzeller W. B. Scranton September 12, 1887 BisJ;lOp Warren... W. B. Scranton September 24, 1888 Bishop Fowler... W. B. Scranton September 25, 1889 Bishop Andrews... W. B. Scranton August 20, H. G. Appenzeller W. B. Scranton June 10, Bishop Goodsell... G. H. Jones August 25, IBiShOP Mallalieu... G. H' Jones... August 31, Bishop Foster G. H. Jones... January 16, Bishop Ninde G. H. Jones.... August 28, jw. B. Scranton... J. B. Busteed.... August 19, 1896 ""IBiShOP Joyce H. G. Appenzeller May 5, Bishop Joyce G. H. Jones August 25, Bishop Cranston... G. H. Jones May 12, Bishop Cranston... W. A. Noble May 14, W. B. Scranton --.: G. H. Jones IMay fi, Bishop Moore... W. C. Swearer May 16, Bishop Moore... W. C. Swearer May 1, Bishop Moore S. A. Beck February 9, Bishop Moore S. A. Beck Jun,e 21, i Bishop Harris S. A. Beck June 6, IBiShOP HaCrries --.. S. A. Beck ", B' h \ rans t on l June 18, IS ops ~ Hartis ~. S. A. Beck.... March 11, jbishop Harris..... S. A. Beck.... June 23, Bishop Harris W. Carl Rufus ay 11, Bishop Harris W. Carl Rufns 1M J une, Bishop Harris Corwin Taylor 'M h Bishop Rarais Corwin Taylor arc,... '--'. i Bashford t ' June 6, Bishops) Harris ~ Corwin Tavlor I J ' 3 19"4 Bishops \ Lewis t SA' B k~ I une, L... "". If:~~S{ S A' Beck...,April 21, '--'IBIShOPS lharrisi. ec IMarch 8, Bishop Harris... P. L. Grove

76 1'916] STATISTICS 75 Summary of Statistics. In '0 ~ r»..c ~ ltl 0 fil Q,) a =1:.> fil ~ s.....c ltl os... -Q,) = e.- (,) ~ -(1) In~ ~ 0 ai as..c: -..c: = Ul ('3 -.0 :p... -.;.!!3 tjtj (1)- ~=.50 (1) ::le 0 OaS >. t::tcq,) '.= E-I t!i p....c: 0...:1(1) as 'i: a> >-.0 0;1 I:.>..c: ~ o;itj ~ 0 "" -> s... CO 0.. Q,)Ul s::.- O+) ~ 0.. = E-< 00;1 Ul Z ' YEN ' , I,;"J ' : I In :1

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78 KOREA ANNUAL CONFERENCE statistics. NAME OF CHARGE COLLECTIONS SCHOOLS MINISTERIAL I BAPTISMS' I SUPPORT SUNDAY SCHOOLS DURING CHURCH MEMBERSHIP I CHURCH PROPERTY ~ ~~~ ~_(_~ ~ ~ ~ ~ YEAR ~--~~--~-----~--~--~ = NAME OF PASTOR b ~ ill ~ rei ~ * ~;~ Cl g~ I ~ E ~ ~~ ~ i 9 ~ ~ It ~ 1~~1II8':'~."Z 1 *! ~ it! '; i ~ ~ ~~ ~1ii _:I.l~ t' ~~;:\,p,g ~:.g ] o~ ell Q ~,c ~ - - 1:1'" ~ ~ ~ 0 rei ::.:l~ (,) '0 IC::: : ~ ==.:::. I::' c ~ l!! -; 8 ~ ~lij -::.9!=l~ El ""'o-eo:!"'~o 9. _41 Ul.....a s Q)~ ~~ III ~ 8 E 'l:~ ':l,g ;;~ e ~ ~.l:l.e i~ (,) ;!:looq)s..5 r::~t <,! I ~.2.2 ~oo.l:l. ~. ~~ I::~ ~ - - ~ J:;,s:l ~~~ co-... 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L~ i ~ ~ ~ b1 5 ~ : ~: m!ii '~ Ii! 5 ~ ': i : l'! 'm! ~ '~ ::: ~: '~ ~ ~ :ll E ffi ': :fi! : i:~ i l ~ -: 9 YUDg Chong qhong, Soo~-il ac ~ 4 1~ 415 _. 584 'I t 1;~ 16t f 2 8 ~! 7aC '~''; '.. 2St 12 6.'1 ~ 8U 1 3 6tj'j "j 3ii "3 Tuck Chuck _... "... Choi Uhok-il ~ ~ ( { ill C loc a; 10t:W 8 e 6 ~ ( 71)1; 1 2" ~.. - _. &~ '" 15(: 'I' 446 5: , Total..... _ ,, ;' 144~ 8D :4;AAI lu41 Sll b i HillllUU 617~ ~~ ;j8 1I~ Ilo 6li b', 2lHllldu1807i--t.7 ~J t:io 'WI> 1'I1i1SU.. ~~~~ :tllu bll:l! 65:J( IlJj tlj 1J7lJIO :lu!!!-!! HAIJU DISTRICT C. D. MORRIS, SUP'T,. I I I - _. - I' 1 C & C' it '-'ong "'O~D +-", 2'" 2'" ""5~"~ 235 J07 3""" 2... "" "~ ~. I 189 F:"" ' '.'. '8~". 1 67"'... 3" (01)( 732 n" ' n7' Haiju Jty ll"cu. ~ J -... _._...,"v tv ~... '-'E' a 44i 14 2 E : 1~ '"644 1 ~~ i2:::: 37 _. '" \II ll" 1 io~ 1 4 GOl l ~,',' weasest t... : :.... :. ~~ObCi1;h81~~o o n- : H... :: 49 7 n... 3r, 18 ~ 3 n.~9 3" v... _., 4 Yun Paik :: :... KW8k Ch~S-soong... ~~:1 ~ ::: :i :. i! ~~~ 110 ~~ ~g 2a ~~ l~ 1~~ 1~ ~1 1~ :" ~ (; -i ~ ~~~ "i 200 :~ ::: 1~~ 1~ I) 10: '1 1:1..., 6.. East ; () J:ly~n.kyeng H tiO '2 361l 2970~ ~ iIl :~ ~ ~:~ : : 1: ! 6.. West..... s~n U~o.ng.h1en '" 4() I Ii ' v l' j"j 1 "7 s 7.J.. South... A1lU,U~8DS hyed... :~ ~~ 27 ::: ~ il ~~ }~ ::: ~~~ f~~ 1~ 4 ~ ~~ los i~ ~~~ S { 'I ~... ::: 45 '" 187~ 196. s ; Omr Chin ~~~.. ::::::::::::::::: ~oy~~~u:~::::::::::::::: ~ 2 ( 105 '" 1ll 85.. ; ~ 6 99 ~~I ~ _~ ~ ; ~ : ~~ ~ 2: ~~ ::: :::!~ 610 l~~ 2~ 31~:' ~0028~ ] ~6'1: ::1: 1 ~:~! 10.' " West... : Pa.k HeUl-BOO... '12;&'1 30 "'i~ :~:~ 135 1\ , 5 '" 48 4:' f r 4 " ~ 6'i~ !--_"_1-..:...:.j:_";"'_ '" u Total... ~.,* ' '16~ d~'lg~ 2012 au:.!1 ~aa HI u '8 01Jii Bil/llI )1I1 16;):) a741 laol 14 Illj 4... :n 6\ IUJ '11ia 6IJ :.!'lllll~ li~lij ~-mo M:! diu ~82 lu~ :J.'l64Sil:iil-:;ji KANG NEUNG DISTRICT W. P. PAX. SUP T 1~1:i I I l-i ~lj I I I I I I J ~ I I ~cfoftfhf!e~:~t~:a~u~~.~. ir:ln~~.~~.. :::::::::::: ::!~ ~ ; ~ 1:1 ~~ i~~.. ~ ~J~ ~~ ; 1: ~~ 1'i: ~~ ~: ~~~~ 1:. ~~I-.1i~ 1~! ~~Iill ],~~~ 1~~~ ::: ~~~ ~~i ~~ ~!~ : : :L:... ~~ IX Total... _._... l".!y lu,"--n; It 48 41:: ;) 1l 201-2i 166 ao'! ~ :&4.1 Il I 'I 4"lii1 53~:!1 6J'~..... It4l :.!lili If 47~ tllli5... f-ft I-ii - KONGJU EAST DISTRICT lj 'l'aylor, SUP'T. I ~ 11 ~u 1 ChicksaD Chin Chun... H Oho Qllong-porn... : '" 24 :I " :I 3:' ( ~6~ AM~~O:kn8Kc:hlu ~n ~:. ~. :..:.::.:. :. :. :.::.::. :.::.:~. :. :. :. ~.~::.~11~n!.~k~ww~o~n~.~.~.:.~. :.:.:.:.:.. :.:.. ~:.:.:.. ::.. :... : ~ ~ : :: 11.. ;.~ :;~: ': : ~ :: ~ 'F. r: ~ gil ~~ '; -: i.~.. ; l ~~ _. ::!i ~ ~ iii :: 1~ f ~ '! iil :~ :~ ~~:~ ~~ ~ -; 11!!!~~~.:.:..::.:...:.:.::...:.:..:..:..:...:.:.:.:..:~Fnu.u=:...::.;::...::.:.:..;;.=:.;.:..:;=.:.::.:.:::..:l_~f:.:2,II~65~91_.::.ii ::: ~ ~ ~ 67 ::: 2~: ~ :::. ~ ~~ ~ 14 1~~ 214 1~ 4 1 :~ ; ~:J 85 :: ::: ::: i: 1~~ 1~ g "6 1:~ ~ ~ ~: ::: :: ::: ~ _ Total ~ 1:!1I ~6~~ '" 5~ :13 27!! :1 14till 68 II! 11 Its 11. ~ liffij :.I-.r.; -a69 I:.!:.! n ---wi ~ ao III:! 8,... ~ 41u Uii" " Ii'~ KONGJU WEST DISTRICT W C SWEAaER, SUP'T I 1 Kongju City & Circuit... An Cll'!-~g llo.: '" G '10 4, {; 'i 532! !l ~ ';l 4 ~ YNr~oilnm~Seh:n.. n... :... :~... :.:.:... :... :.. :.:.~.::... : tal~m'~h~~.. ~cni-g~ohtide l.:..:..~..~.;.... :::g 2~ :: :~ ~ 1~ ~~~ ::: ~: ~g ~~ 1~ 1~ 1?~ g~ ~~ ~~ ~~ ~~ ~ t ~ ~ : ;~ ~ 1:g 2~~ ::::: a,; ::: ::: ~~ ~ "i ~~ ~~ 1 I '"... ~ n,.." '" 7t G2 3! ] ~ '5 -j " ~. 2 I) Kang Ryeng... pak \'ung-~u!t ( 3 IS e S '" ~ 3' s 6 Kyeng Chung... F. E. C. Wilhams &... UL GhuuglJuk-whan ! ~ B ::: B 120 ] '2l 7 Chung yang Kim l{wang-sik ~o... ( ' ~ 2 S e 6 345~" 41'" : :::~hi~:::.::::.::::::::::: ~l~~~~~:;:::::::::::::::: :g ~~ i'4... ~~ : r, ~ I ] ) R3... ::: ::::::... :::.. 10 Saw San... HODg W,?n-chik :.\ ::: 14 2 J ~1~ ~.~ ~1:4;8 280~~ :, ~] ~ s; 11803~9' It.l1;~8 ~61 II] 1: '1 r ~1 i 2 GG 0 :.:.:. 6 3 ' ::: 6 ::: :::?,, ] 5::~ i.. ~. 49~." '" :::... '" ::: ::: ~ llanmye;~~~::::::::.::::::::: ~adgulll-ok... '/!~ ()~: 15~ ::: 5~~~ :.1;';,2;7 ii.i641 : ~~""85I~2N1ini:J-m2I2ii~:ili~~11U-mu~~ :::1 6U~ ;.u~: ::: 1ti::bl iii ~1: 4:14 ;jllu;!~~).~.~ ii: 1~ - PYENGY ANG EAST DISTRICT C D. MORRIS, SUP'T I I 1 I ' 1 Nam San Chai..... S:yen Suli-c.tHl !~ l)4{, ].~ f 'i 3 '19 0, L 106'> 38! ' \I 'l5~ 1 21 MOOD Tong Chu Kuui-wou I ' u ~ U' li Chilsan.... '" Song r~'uk hoo... : ~~ ] '" 15t II ~ 3.'> ::: 1;-;;... 4 Pong Nong Tong ~i Uh~ OO.... _._ n Sf ;' lo] 4E :I I IlO '" ~ 3 60 '" '".~ 1 5 Pong San... tum Ch~-kyu... S 8... '" '" i'i 'I Il f ! ~':'" 6 Saw Heung... Song!'!eUl.pong , I "'; 60 13t f 5 12 R e ] " 7 Sao An... t'l1k Yung-chanH '" _ '" = :~!i ::::::::::::: :::::::~~~l~j;~~~.. :::::::::::::: ::; ~~ij 11 "'ijlj~ ~~~ ::: ~~~~ 1~.. ~ 1~ ~ ~~ ~~ ~ii~ i~~ 2g l~ 2 ~.J ~I ~~~ 70 2S:1 ::: 82 1~~ ~~ :::!i~ : 1~ ~~!~.. ~.. ~ ~~.. ~ I ~ ::: Total IU;!lllllUtij 2'1 loul):lv : :la51 lljo us 1311> ~ 11l'/:.! ~ ~14a lj ~ :.I, --.of ltill44,ll ~ 6ii8r-u 8:.11 7.i1l 11: a\l!l()(; 2;)4r 11:J 6572iiH """362li '-i, ,;) i4 /; P ENGYANG WEST DISTRICl J. Z. MOORE. SUP'T...-- i I I J I I' ' I 1:sa4 1:1;14 13in Cbun-Kookol.. K: S J:>ang ~ H. S.Pal , :: ~!) ~ ~. 18ii j da K.ang Saw... ~m Hong-slk IJ 1l!8 19], HIl Il a3 ' ] :., , St 13C> 1!J "i Chinnampo KlID Chan-heunSH It (, l 851' 13is :.! ] Ie II 2!l0 llg ;.. '" IGiiG :2 /j IGR tl am Chong... ~f~~:~lo ~~... =::::::::~ ~~ g~ :~ ::: gt ~ ~i ~~~ 7:.! ~~~I' ~~~ ~i ~~ : 1~ ~~~ 3~ ~~~I ~fi ~ ~.. ~ ~ ~ ~ ~:~ ~ ~~ ~l ~~ 50 1~: :g ::: 1~~~i ~~ 47~ 1~ l~at ~ ~ U~ ~ ~. ~~ 2 5 ~ Wha... 'ong Chang sik C 'i 84 24: f " C 114' ~ Ch:; ~ha::::::::::::::::::::::: UhUng Chin=lioo :::::::::::: :::... 12~ ~ '" 6! ~ ] 8 L : al 90 20:), :ti5 ::: 4~ e ~ ~ 1~3 ~ ~!~ "i Total ;j1:! l:ifiu:iii:m ~ 65016aiIU ~I~ -r.iii ~ ' w:ru, Jii:jJ--:um ti"iinl-:itiil~llii ~i--:ib 4:t ~ 7: 5'/01 lia:nj.~i'i :.!s:.! 7' ifi.j lii5 ~ illli'i liii'ih 1:7 ----:nr'rru!..e ~I :I SEOUL DISTRICT W. A NOBLE. SUP'T f I I 1 Seoul, First Church....,C?D Clluug-do... _ ] ( ~ 36!OOOOO H RB '2' ~8( 2.. Mead Memorial Y~ lk-l1lo _. 3U 2 3G 2Sii 50 <37] '~ 8 -ii :S 96 20r; ' JOO 2' lS :i 177~ Si East Gate Circuit... Y1 Ha-yung, ~' \; L~ v f S Ii( 308 soooo 864 ~O D " 'i 2/, Chong No (Central).. Pllk.Yong-llal ;; 7li 113 at f 2 3 ] ]9 II r 1 45] 8 41 '" 5 S8W Kang... Cho! Slllig-UlO... _ a E 1 ~ ' / ::: ::: : i ~ 66 '" 6'] ~hyend~l: ".. ~~~l::::..:jie~.:::::::::::: t: ~~ ~.~ ::: ~ ~ ~~ 2~~.. ~ ~~~ 2~ 1~ ~ "i 1~ 1~~ 64 1~ ~~~ :] ~ ~ "2 ~ 1~?~I "i1 40 ~... :; 70 ::: 3:~ 25 r;o 15~ 5~~ ::: ::: ::: 1 : it ::: ong J... ~ Kyeng choon ; ' 8 ~hang Na~... K" ~n" Moo~-ho.. :::::::::::: 2"~ ] _. "]' i '". r ~tl 9 '" '" 9 ::Ia Chon Ll., " ;, I '1'''' ~.. 'i ' : , 1"0"~ :'1-6.,,) ]1 " ~~. 10 Han Ko.ng.. IT;iw~~ :::::::: ~ Ohi-sung... -; f: lob 11~. IJ 30 ::I ~ _ v... u 11 Yun Wh8 Pong... y~ pyeng-chu l?~~.ol...,.1 6::~ II ) :.>0\'.' '"... ~!J '" l' 7I ] 5 ~~ 12 Chang Eui Moon Pat-.. - _. ~ Ik-I:lang ~ ::I 4 '" 2 "" 50 3(; !Jil '" 43 13E I Chung Oon Tong..... Yl Kyeng-chik '" ~IJ '" 2 i Iii :W 14 4!J 115 :l 1 2 '" ~...:..::.~ '" 1 _1 ~T~o~~!I~.~.. =.. ~.. ~.. ~... ~.. ~.. ~.. ~.. ~.. ~.. I~~~~~~~~~1_!21~6~~~l~16: U~2~~_.~. ~d~lti~ 0~_!~~a~174-!a~1~:6~1~~6~'I~~~7~till~~~~o7~~~22~!!~-27~1~~6~~II~~1~~I~~I~U~6'~Jl~~~d~lI~ti~5~8~~~i ~lo~~~)~~~i~i~;~~lf)~66~ ~a1'~a~0~4:5~:.!~6~~'~u~i~4~~~7~i 6: V~:.!~ in!41~'~l:604~~11~6~9~u~~~o~a~~ooo~1~4~74~6~~~~4~~16~ 7~a~u~8~1~8~1~~~~6~a~~~~~ ~a~1~7~~: ~11~3~~~ SUWON DISTRICT It. M..liUlWIOK, SUP'T. ~ I I f I ] Suwon City & Circuit... ~!lm Uhang-sup ' ! ~ 'I ~ lu 716 ~ 4 1'(0 14m 2 Nam yang... Kllll KYOHChul "... _ ::: {3 '" I 24; G ~ 113 1' '" 125 '" "" :: ' '5 3 An S Kim Tong-il.... 4:: U 869, 27ll ~ U g 27' _ :!7' 6 1'. ~ a 4 0 Mo~n... :.:::.:.::.::.:::.:.::.:~::.: JDli' E Kwang-sik. :.A ( ' ~ ibl 1' & 430 I) '" )6 23 "i " 37"i ' Chei Chun.I. un-yung ~i lio 5' ' ~... Ohang Ch g n<f ' l! Ii. '1 659 '" '" '" " 3' "': 6 Choongjo.... H un -mye...,. u 7 Eum Sung... Yu ong.-choong... " ~ ~ ].~. ~~ ~ n~ '" "~'7 8 ~ Chung Mi MYen... O1~un S~l~g ' on..., ""1 3!i Yeaju.:.. ;... _... ~im~!!:b ;;.:::::::::::: S. ::: 111> 8 'i 160 ; ~ ] 3 5 -~ log 40 '" ::: 104 ::: ::: ~66 11 ~89 38 fi54 'i... ii2 ::: :::. { ]0 K.wangJu... 1mE lye~ E 11 ~~ ' ~5oll 'll ~ 4 1'< ' Ichun yed-chai... 18li 18fi -=:..-:.::. 185 ~ ~ : U 18 1, ~ ~~ ~ R~4 --E...:..::..-.! --.! --.! 19 ~~5... _ ~ 250._ ~~ -2:! ~~ ---! ~] " 35 a Tot!l.l H'It!~' 1111 _ / 13a ~1'11 1:& :.! :a540/ U1 104 ti~ l'io j 1:.!47 04a 2I/'IU bolll lbllj til ;'11 6:1) ~ 1-joo 10627'H'~ 91/j~r--:tti1 t!5u 6lOiO '.6661 HJ») Will 89 l\ti Ii HI '~77 '/S - WONJU DISTRICT J:>AK ~un-palx, SUP T. j I ~ j ~ j 1 ~ ~ ~ ~~:g'i~: ~~~~~~.. ::.:.::.: ~~g:;~~~n~.. ::::::::::::::: ~ 3~ 42 g ~ ~ ~~ n: iti '~~r ~~g 1~ ~~ "3 fgg l~~ ~~ ig~! :;g ~~ iii ~! 3~~ i 1: 13: :: ::: ~ ::: 12~ ~~~ ~! 1~5 ~? ~~ 1 2 ~~ ~ ~ ~ : 3 Yeaju. Pak won-pli.ik U _ S ~ '" 10 '". ~~ 4 ~. 19 4f yungW~i:::.::::: :::::::::pa.khyen-il l:l27 2 1~ 15 4AJ 7 52 ~O 2 11 II ~ _ H II ( 1 J5] ] ] Ohung Sun _... Hong Sung-chu..., OJ 2 7" ~ '16 2 '" '" Ii '"... '.0 ')...?4 46 ''' TotaL :S1 74 ~"l2iool---:ibii)~~~~~:-i,~:14'1 1I~ 6a 'IU41 146'1 ~J 5 6 7'l5~ i :&lib ru----=-i~l 883 oo--:;r.~----m~i36s 3 "ITI - YENG BYEN DISTRICT ~liba!lg-8ik,sup T, r I I ~ ~ I \ I 1 YenK Byen City & Circuit.. K!Jll Q}18J.-chan G 128 ~ 35 3U ~ 5 ~ '6 10 r; ~ ~ r. Ch Yl Chin-hyeng "', S9 16,, U 171 ~ O(J '" '; 4'<0 14'. 841 ~ ~ ~ 0 81 Sun... Yi Yun-yung. " II ' ~ ' '" G72 11 ~ ' on. an... :... YiWha.-pa.ik " " 2,.. 8l! f ~1:! B ~Bl ~.eui ChuD... YUD Tuk-8oon...,~.,. ~ 3 6a j 16\) 25 ~ ',SO 108 3t' 1 5 ~!D Pyeng... 1"i yung-soon : 24 ~ : _~ -~ U ; " ::>m Chang... Kong Sl-pon" '" 7( 1 3:: Ii ~ 3( 10' {()O P ' ~'I ~ 8 ~ Cha Pa (: 6G 4 26 ~oo Il 1aa ] a IOU ~08 '" '" '" ~YangTh.;k : :: :: :: :: :: :: :: :~:pa.ichung-il... _ :' :;: '"._... lr 3~--..!! :l-2!.:.~!'i8:-=._]i~~~~ 1 l00~-:::._~... '" 494 2' ;:.-..:::.,::;-=::..-=.:.:.-! Total Ub ill --r:;... Im Is 1& ltio~iuu :&:.!ljril~'ta61--m :1U 35: l:a.' ! ',1au-mj nl til 27 :a4 a5 10~8~ lil"iiio ~:.Id51 1u 27~ I)'IU) 17'145 IOuii : 15' h l'11 '/!II ' c~a~rulation by District p. H. Choi , ! sa () ~ : ~ :.! G '( " 873:10!1 W 641 la ~ ~;~N;~:::::::::~::::::::::::: ~ :faj:f.~::::::::::::::::: ~::~ l~ 10 7;~ ~~ Iii ~lli 8~ '1!i le~ i~ ~~ ~!i~ 1~~ i: le~ :~~~ li~ :i 1~1 :~ :i!~ l:~r~ 14i~ J!:: 2~~!E 98: 1~ ~E 1~ 1~6 3~~ 4~~ I; Ii fg~i"~.~ 1~ ~: : KO~8JU ~~. ::.:.::.::.:::.:.::.: ~'~'ii~:~er. _... 1~~ 1~~ 1~~ -. ~~: ~~ ~~~ ;~~ ~~~.!=.~~~ Ij'O 19: ~ ~Z~ 1~~! ~~i i~~~ ~~~ ~~~ ~ Hi ~~ ~ :~ l~~~n~ ~:~~ :: 1~ 82 ~~ 3~~!~ 3f100( ~~~ 1~~ ~!~ ~gi ~~H ~ ~~ :~:, :. 1~ ~~ 1: ~ Pyeng YaJlg ~as\... J: z:m.oore... :::::::::::::::: _. }go~ 39 ij'i n 4'180 ~ 138 4~ !11 610'2 26~ S G1Gl._ ' : 77\1' :t.. "., es. _ W. A. Noble _... -._ U '"16C 'lB 223 'i] !J6 58! : ' '1 692!9' (; 474G 'l':4 ]G '14 6 3! 6a::l ' ~ : s~:!n"""'"... G. M. Burdick ::: ! ' ' V ' ~66G 85 ~Oll 8\1' Wonju :':.::'.::::::::::::::::::::::::::: W. P. ~a.k ~... ; !) ':Wi S ~ ~ L'l ? ~ '" '" :1 38 ~! ~ 3 53 ~ l1yengbyen... C.~.Kim. _ _ / ~ iil4 12.1~~ ali 1098J~~ 223 '102'l'i 570 In,!; 150( ]1;', ~~.!!,~~~ Grand Total for ~ \150.5 tl6411 f:iiiii l:i:471lt.t7 :llioh 2UUj ""'" '_["""IIliii-m... nm M '"'''' ""..... "'"12Ut1 42" 00, &il\J 8:.1 1MKISI,... ""_1.m "'... " ~"m ""'1"14 "'"" ""''::: YO ~ ""' "~I~, '" " l""iww 00 im -=!!9~ot!~ T6iiii -;- :.!>ltjwi7tihiiu ViS:i(l~iil-oo:iml ili.l:&dr=u4'i :.lu.lif"i'44isoiu 1M 7ui '7tM iifo ~14M.: i7b'iiijln ~ ""'iiaao -m~\llll~ Oa,jl 811w""'4tiimt :Eii7~ m 5lf'tiu""lUi ~~ I46E.il3~'t.iir.I--:: Gain... ::....'.'... )... ~ -=~... las :::~~ 3~ij----=i 16;-::: :1:==-=---== ~--= "(it I -.l 6 _.. ~1 _.. ~ iwi05~ ti!!64:&1111s,:i~1... ~ ~.;:.:1-::: Loss... 7~ f:j4(;-::r-:::i:il--=~i' ::i~...!4 1l :!8 11'( ~ :.Itl.lIJj. 1:::lJI _.I "... 21aa 540] )~I n,2.50j radle l,\oll orgamzed 1911; now reporte~ lor tlrst:t1me, NQte:-All JIloniee 11\ Javanese Yen~,;Ol',

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