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MISSIONARY WORK PROGRESS.
International Auditor's Visit.
I Ab international auditor of the SnUation I Aimj, Colonel John Clnrl», who ain\ccl m Melbourne icsleidu} lij flic 1'. and O mail liner ilalojn, lins been m alniott cor}
| umntrj in tho world m the last '25 tcais
lie lu i. mling Alistialin on one ot his periodical inspections oí the bool s nnd ¡illancos of the Australian binni lies ot the Ann}, nnd expects to bo hue for
about four months
I Colonal Clarl», who has just completed
an e2.tcnsi\c tour of Canada and South Africa, s.»d that the woik of the Army waa making satisfactory piogioss through out the w oi lil. "Commands" or bl-inches, vol ó being opened up m bc\ eral ne« coun tries, tho latest being Uungaij, and it -»-.an proposed to do further ?«ork in tins duection in IJnstein l^urope
"Miasionaiy woik is also proceeding iciy satisfactorily," said Colonel Clark "The Ann} spends £280 000 n. }car in this field, and thcio aro 4,000 of oui niissionaucs w oi king ni non Cln istian lundi,. Australia and New Zealand, h\ the wa}, contiibute inoic tow aids this work propoitionallj, than nnj other counti les "
It was claimed Ii} Colonel Clark thal moi al and economic conditions had nn pioiod considerably in A met lea since the ndtent of pi olubition "The country is en io} ina iiupiecedeiitcil piospenti," he said. "There ccitamlj n» a great deal ot crime, but it month conti ed aiound the largo cities, and pos-ubly it is tho concomi taut of prospu ih 'J hen one must i emom bor that one third of the population is alien, including many warm blooded Southcrnots in rich conti cs like »San Finntisco and Los Angeles thetc is nn extraordinary number of cars, tw o or three, perhaps, to one middle class famil} "
Colonel Clark will MBit Nciv Zealand after ho loin cs Australia