“While carrying the full amount of regular work, special attention has been given to strengthening the evangelistic forces.  One hundred and forty missionaries are definitely engaged in evangelistic work and fifty more are needed for this service.  Two hundred new Bible women have been taken on, multiplying many times the effectiveness of the missionary.  Since missionary and Bible women must travel far as they go on to the villages, they should travel fast.  To this end forty-four automobiles, most of them staunch Fords, have been provided, but many lands have no roads for even these.  Two wheels may go where four cannot and bicycles, or a motorcycle have been sent…”.  – “The Methodist Year-book”.