◆ U. S. meeting attendance shows excellent increase. “Watchtower” study attendance now up to 111.2 percent, service meeting 94.9 percent, Theocratic Ministry School 95.8 percent, and book study attendance 98.5 percent.
◆ Belgium’s 14,453 publishers happily report 19,655 attended district assembly held in Flemish, French, Italian, Greek and Spanish; 655 were baptized.
◆ Korean “Evolution” book offered in Korea for first time; new peak in book placements resulted.
◆ Japan’s “Divine Name” District Assembly attended by 16,508; 879 were baptized. For four years straight there have been new peaks every month in total publishers. Despite hot weather, publishers averaged 17.6 hours, 9 back-calls and 1.1 studies.
◆ Hong Kong’s “Divine Name” District Assembly attended by 437. The 246 publishers there put on whole program including three dramas.
◆ Twenty-seven publishers in Laos report 79 present for circuit assembly. Publishers averaged 20.6 hours in July.
◆ Guyana district assembly attended by 1,921—almost double the number of publishers in country.
◆ Dahomey reports a peak in Bible studies for four months in a row. July study total was 20 percent over the same month a year ago.
◆ One pioneer in Kenya placed 923 magazines in July.
◆ Assembly public talk attended by 473 in Faroe Islands; this made the 60 publishers there rejoice.