Religion: 1000022.25

Cast thy bread upon the waters: /or thou shalt find it after many days.

—Ecclesiastes 11:1

¶ From the 200 Christians in the West African settlement of Bolahun, Liberia to Episcopal Bishop Wallace E. Conkling of Chicago went a check for $22.25. The congregation of Bolahun sent this gift (the proceeds of their 1948 Easter collection) to further the work of Chicago's Negro Episcopal congregations.

¶ From China, from an anonymous Chinese Christian businessman, came a gift of $1,000,000 to the Presbyterian Board of Foreign Missions. This, the largest cash donation ever received by the board from a living donor, was to be...

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