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We stopped on our way back to see one of Miss Johnstone's patients, a poor woman ill in bed, who had two little tiny twin babies by her side. It was a comfortless home, but the kind missionary helps in every way; she makes the food and is nurse as well as doctor. It seemed to us hard work, for there was nothing for her to use, not even a piece of soap to wash her hands.

The sunset was still beautiful as we walked about on the house-top, looking for the last time at Agra's tombs and palaces, until the gari was ready, when we ran down the staircase outside the house and were soon on our way to a soldiers' Bible-class. On Sunday half the congregation in church were English soldiers; there were sixty, who marched there with their

guns. The missionary, with whom we were staying, loved the brave English soldiers, and had a Bible-class for them every week; we went to it one Thursday evening, and thought how glad the mothers at home, who were praying for their sons, would have been if they could have seen them in the quiet room with the good missionary. Boys and girls little know how much absent fathers and niothers think of them and

pray

for them; but God knows, and He hears and answers.

Is it not nice that we in India and you in England have the same Eye watching, and the same Hand caring for us? You and we can both speak to the same God at the same time, and this makes us very near to one another.

The busy day was not over yet, for after returning to a hurried tea and packing, I set off all alone on a long journey, to Amritsar. I felt somewhat like Hagar, when the kind friends started me with an earthenware bottle of water as well as food for the twenty-four hours in the train. The journey was both dull and uncomfortable, and I often missed father and auntie, and wondered what they were doing.

What a good sight the friendly face of dear Miss Hewlett was, at Amritsar Station, when the train arrived at 9.30 on Wednesday evening! How warm and loving was her welcome to the Medical Mission Bungalow !

(To be continued.)

NOTICE. The well-known artist, Mr. Frank Bourdillon, has kindly sent us from India two exquisite drawings-illustrations of our work in Burdwan_villages which will appear in our next Number.

Prize Competitions. HE following prizes are offered for the best answers to Scripture and Missionary magazine throughout the year :

For answers in both subjects: First Prize, 155. ; Second, ios.
For Scripture only : First Prize, 5s. ; Second, 2s. 6d.

For Missionary Questions only : First Prize, 55. ; Second, 25. 6d. This competition is open to all readers, but answers must be accompanied by a statement whether the competitor is over or under twenty-one years of age, and the name, address, and calling (if any) must be given, as should several answers be of equal merit, these conditions will be considered in awarding the prize. The only help in answering Scripture questions must be a Reference Bible, and answers must be sent in, marked Prize Competition, to the Editor of India's WOMEN, 9, Salisbury Square, before the first day of the month following that in which questions are given.

ANSWER TO FEBRUARY MISSIONARY ACROSTIC.
(1) C-ooke, Miss, INDIA'S WOMEN, vol. xii. p. 60; vol. xiii. p. 299.
(2) A-mritsar,

210.
(3) S-atthianadhan, Mrs.

405. (4) T-ucker, Miss,

vol. xiv. (5) E-llore,

vol. xiii. p. 132.

Answers have been received from C. M. R. B., M. G. C., E. M. C., J. K. F., G. M. F., E. O. F., E. L., H. M. L., L. W. M., C. M. M., M.S. N., C. M. P., G. M. P., M. E. P., J. R., A. R., E. S. S., H. L. W., M. C. W., E. W., Mrs. W.

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MISSIONARY ENIGMA. A C.E.Z.M.S. station is buried in each of the following sentences : find these places and give one missionary fact about each.

1. To shrink and yield in the face of difficulties is to court defeat.

2. Retrenchment in a Missionary Society is the death-knell or entire undoing of established work.

3. The need of the heathen is their claim on all who possess the light of knowledge ; it is alike on the lowliest poor or noblest rich, urgent, instant, and imperative.

4. A Hindu widow is required to fast regularly, when for twenty-four hours she may not swallow even a crumb; at a large and sacred town, Krishnagur, this fast occurs every eleventh day. 5. Here Indian widows in a Christian church upraise,

With one accord their grateful songs of praise.” 6. Muhammad rashly declared that many of his revelations were brought to him by the angel Gabriel after his flight from Mecca, though numbers of his disciples had read his account of them before that event.

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ERRATUM.
In answer to Acrostic No. 1, erase after “Breastplate” Eph. vi. 14.

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AMELIA ANNE WALLINGER.
“I have redeemed thee; I have called thee by thy name ; thou art Mine"

(Isaiah xliii. 1).
HIS seems the thought—the motto stamped on Amy Wallinger's

life from very early years. She was the only daughter of the late Arnold Wallinger, Serjeant-at-Law, and was born on

November 13th, 1839. Gifted with more than usual mental power, she was during her school-days under strong religious impressions, and at length came into the bright light of a Saviour's love. From that hour her one thought and longing seemed to be “to know Him,” to do His will, to lead others to Him.

Her young life had strong contrasts of sunshine and cloud. The youngest child and only daughter in a home of refinement, culture, and wealth, with devotedly attached parents and brothers, nothing could seem brighter than her prospect, yet she was not dazzled by earth's joys. Sad bereavements followed closely on each other; her father and several

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