Assume the E.E. Nichols whose poem is at the end is the same as author of hymn 376 and a relative of the editor.
Looks an interesting magazine, would be nice to get more.
The editor of Handfuls of Purpose is John William Hugh Nichols, born on 23rd December 1867 in Cheltenham, England, son of John W. and Elizabeth Nichols. He died on 16th June 1960 in Redwood City, San Mateo, California, USA, and is buried in Alta Mesa Memorial Park in Palo Alta, Santa Clara County, California. J.W.H. Nichols came to the USA after 1891. He was married to Elizabeth Jones (1873–1961), also a native of England. They had 8 children, 11 grandchildren, and 2 great-grandchildren. J.W.H. Nichols is the brother of Edward Ernest Nichols (1865–1952).